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Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Car essential;
Need a break away from the hustle and bustle of the city? Relax and enjoy nature in a totally secluded setting. Our luxury, contemporary accommodation is located right on the waterfront midway between Waipu & Waipu Cove, Northland. Your home away from home boasts privat …see more
Child friendly ; Car advised; Pet friendly;
Manor Cottage has a chequered past, thought originally to be the bake house for Manor House, it has also housed chickens in its time, but today is a cosy hide-away for holiday makers.
The cottage is 17th Century with beams and an inglenook in the large downstairs loun …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Air conditioning;
Nestled in soft, picturesque surrounding countryside and overlooking a serene lake in the heart of Trentham, Trentham Lake Villas allow you to relax and recalibrate within the wondrous joy of silence and solitude where the conflicts of the world seem beyond reach. There …see more
Puffin Hollow is a beautiful 1 bedroom ground floor apartment directly on the harbour. This 18th century listed property has been completely modernised and it now offers open plan living with a luxury kitchen. The property is just a short walk to the small sandy beach …see more
We had a three night stay at Puffin Hollow and found it to be very comfortable. Great location down at the harbour, so perfect for walks along the lovely Fife Coastal Path (assuming you get better we… More
Thanks for taking the time to write a review. So glad you found the location perfect for the coastal path! Just a pity you didn't get the best of East Neck weather. Maybe next time. ..... Thanks Liz
“Puffin Hollow provides the perfect environment for a relaxing break.”
Reviewed 15 Jun 2015
Puffin Hollow is a quaint cottage, cleverly and tastefully modernised with real thoughtfulness. The decor reflects the location - lovely coastal walks and living right on the harbour. It is spotlessl… More
Thank you for your lovely warm review and your appreciation of our holiday cottage. I would be delighted to welcome you back for another break and thank you for the recommendation.
Visit Guernsey and enjoy the relaxed pace of days gone by. The Ellingham Cottages have a selection of two and three bedroom cottages, plus a studio apartment - all fully equipped, spacious, spotless and comfortable. With a large garden and guest library stocked with …see more
Spotlessly clean, tastefully decorated with lovely furniture, well equipped kitchens, spacious well appointed bedrooms. Very friendly and helpful staff and an excellent location with shops close by. O… More
The gentleman who wrote this stayed with us in December 2012 whilst visiting family in Guernsey. On meeting him we quickly released we both had a keen interest in sailing although he clearly had a great deal more experience and knowledge than me. That said he was still surprised to hear we had been out racing that morning in some reasonably heavy December weather. Anyway I am very great full to him for kindly writing this review and look forward to seeing him again in the summer. Many thanks.
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Deep Dale Lodge is close to the historic city of York. Nestled at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds in the peaceful and beautiful village of Bishop Wilton. Follow the beck winding down through the village, past the Fleece pub with its open fires, good food and walkers we …see more
I would not hesitate to recommend Deep Dale Lodge & will definitely return at some point. Offers everything you could possible need for a short break or holiday in a lovely village & very close to Yo… More
Thank you for reviewing your stay at Deep Dale Lodge, best wishes Ruth
Reviewed 4 Nov 2013
Excellent lodge in a peaceful setting on the edge of a small village which has a pub and small village shop, within easy reach of York and North East Coast. The lodge was fully equipped with everythi… More
“The Best Self-Catering Holiday Ever, Thanks Ruth.”
Reviewed 29 May 2013
If you are looking for a peaceful tranquil holiday well here it is......
This amazing lodge has everything you could ever need from a fully equipped kitchen to two lovely en-suit bathrooms.
As soo… More
Thanks so much for your kind comments, I will pass them on to our fantastic team.
Yes I agree with regards to Wi-Fi. We have looked in to installing it, hopefully it should be available in the lodges very soon, watch this space...:)
We look forward to welcoming you back next year.
Child friendly ; Car essential; Ask about pets;
This beautiful holiday home is located in the village of Leighlinbridge in County Carlow. The riverside house stands within a secure perimeter wall and offer the visitor the use of children's playground, picnic area and barbeque patio, together with the use of a da …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ask owner if suitable for children; Car advised;
Awarded the Trip adviser "Certificate of Excellence", Visit Britain's 4 start Gold award "The Retreat" - No 2 Clematis cottages offers a stunning setting from which to enjoy your holiday or romantic short break. Beautifully and very tastefully converted from an old sto …see more
Our stay in Clematis cottage was everything we wanted and much, much more. Excellent accommodation, beautifully and conveniently laid out. Clean and well equipped cottage.
Lovely surroundings, peace… More
Thank you for your lovely review, so glad that you enjoyed the garden produce.
We look forward to seeing you both again soon when your second book has been published, and so pleased that our Hollyhocks inspired you.
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 33 km; Not suitable for children;
Newly refurbished Clockmakers Cottage is a luxurious detached and spacious cottage. Adjacent to the owners home Clockmakers Cottage is situated in a lovely Dorset village with an award winning pub. It has its own enclosed rear garden backing onto a woodland and a terr …see more
Needing a break, and also obliged to visit family in Dorset, we booked Clockmaker's Cottage for the two of us and our seven month old son.
It is a surprisingly spacious property, with absolutely be… More
Reviewed 30 Mar 2013
My wife and I have just come back from a long weekend break at Clockmakers Cottage. The cottage has been furnished and decorated to a very high standard, is spotlessly clean and surprisingly spacious… More
“Peaceful Setting and Lovely Cottage”
Reviewed 21 Mar 2013
We stayed at Clockmakers cottage in August last year before the owners refurbished. It is a lovely cottage in a really beautiful setting. We loved just sitting on the terrace and watching the river … More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 4 km; Not suitable for children;
Callakille has stunning views of the working harbour of mallaig with fishing boats and ferries and looking over to Eigg,Rum,and Skye. You can take a water taxi over to knoydart to the remotest pub in britain (THE OLD FORGE ) plus you can take a ferry over to the Isle …see more
Nearest beach 7 km; Ask owner if suitable for children; Car advised;
The chalet is a warm wooden chalet overlooking Kilmartin Glen adjoining a well established garden, which you are invited to enjoy.Entrance to the chalet is either at ground floor level which leads to a small kitchen and WC/shower room, or via an external staircase to an …see more
The perfect place to explore Kilmartin. A good base for walking, cycling and kayaking and lots of archaeology in the area. The property is cosy, with good parking and and a lovely sheltered garden to… More
“Very cosy place to stay!”
Reviewed 28 Aug 2015
We can wholeheartly recommend to stay at Janet´s and David`s lovely Charlet. We`ve had a fantastic week in wonderful Kilmartin and really enjoyed travelling around this very special place.… More
“peace of heaven”
Reviewed 21 Sep 2015
Loved it , went for our wedding anniversary , stunning area, lovely cosy bed , best sleep ive had in a long time , Janet was a lovely host . defo worth a visit , midges were a pest , but its scotland … More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.015 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
NEW APARTMENT LISTING: This beautiful two-bedroom apartment has all the popular UK TV Channels, 14-day Catch-Up TV, movies, high speed WiFi Internet and access to a beautiful, peaceful, roof-top terrace with sea views, trees, plants, bamboo decor, sunbeds, patio sofas, …see more
Beachcomber Cottage is located just four minutes' walk from the beach, Quiet and peaceful, this is a detached cottage with most rooms on the ground floor. Easy access to all amenities, including local shops, pub and cafe all within 5 minutes walk. The cottage has …see more
We stayed at Beachcomber Cottage for 1 week 17th-24th May 2013. On arrival we found the cottage to be very clean and comfortable and there were fresh cut flowers in the dining room and sitting room. T… More
“Spacious comfortable cottage in excellent location”
Reviewed 7 May 2013
We stayed at Beachcomber Cottage for a week over Easter, with various members of our extended family visiting from nearby Norwich. We found the property very comfortable with an excellent layout of b… More
“Fantastic Cottage, Lovely Location, Great for families.”
Reviewed 21 Apr 2013
What a fantastic Cottage. My Family and I stayed for a weekend in April. The cottage was brilliant and had everything you would need. The house is so versatile. It's perfect for a lovely sunny day as… More
Pickle Cottage is an oak-framed building with wooden exterior close to the town of Tenterden. It was a former pig shed and has been recently renovated by Clare and Guy Williams. Pickle Cottage has 2 bedrooms, a bathroom and open plan kitchen, dining and living area, …see more
Child friendly ; Car essential; Pet friendly;
This charming, single level one bedroom Annex is just a few minutes' walk from the centre of the award winning village of Hanley Swan. You have easy access to village pub; The Swan (serving food), the village shop, the award winning butcher and of course the pictu …see more
We have just returned from a weeks holiday at the Annexe and we cannot wait to return.
We were made so welcome by Gigi and Neil and were treated more as friends than visitors, nothing is too much tr… More
Not suitable for children; Car advised; Pet friendly;
Traditional vintage-style cottage with a secluded flower-filled garden and views over the cricket pitch and the medieval church of St Mary in the village of Snettisham, Norfolk. The cottage is best suited to those seeking a rural retreat as there is no TV or wifi but a …see more
Nearest beach 60 km; Suitable for children age 5+; Car not necessary;
Situated down a quiet close off Peebles High Street. Semi detached , 100 plus year old cottage. Compact , newly refurbished, modern interior . Longer month lets available too. Living room with real log fire. Logs nearby garage .Contemporary Kitchen. Microwave, washi …see more
Just returned from 1 week stay at Tweed Cottage and already missing Pebbles. Stayed with my wife and although the weather wasn't what we had hoped for, it certainly didn't spoil our stay. Cottage itse… More
Child friendly ; No pets allowed; Private garden;
A period cottage dating back to circa 1760 beautifully restored including beamed ceilings and Inglenook fireplace, set in a large enclosed garden. Set back from the road and located on the edge of the village of Peasmarsh, between Rye and Northiam it is in an ideal p …see more
A picture postcard thatched cottage overlooking Exford village green, in the heart of the Exmoor National Park. The area is ideal for lovers of both the coast and the countryside. Crown Cottage is located in the centre of Exford village which has a Post Office, shop, ga …see more
We spent a week at this fantastic, homely cottage. It is equipped with everything you need, is immaculately clean and very quaint.
We will schedule another stay in the future!
“Cute, cosy cottage in perfect location”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2013
A very comfortable and clean cottage with everything you need to feel at home straight away. The window seats offer lovely views of the village green and passing horses! Great location for exploring e… More
“Cosy cottage in a wonderful spot”
Reviewed 3 Jan 2013
Really nice short break. Cottage in superb condition. Well equipped and tidy. Lovely wood burner and very comfy beds. Cracking location in the heart of the national park with 2 pubs close by.… More
Not suitable for children; Car advised; Pet friendly;
One of the oldest cottages in Parwich built in limestone and containing many exposed beams. The cottage is located in a prime position on a quiet lane very close to the centre of the village just a few minutes stroll to the Sycamore Pub and Shop.Farm View Cottage was …see more
Child friendly ; Car advised; Pet friendly;
FAMILIES/PARTIES UP TO 5
PLEASE NOTE WI-FI RECENTLY UPGRADED IN RESPONSE TO GUEST COMMENTS
SPECIAL SERVICE DURING CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL - ASK ABOUT AIRPORT/RACECOURSE TRANSFERS
DOVECOTE BARN AT MOAT FARM DORMSTON WR7 4JX.
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We had a lovely weekend at Dovecote Barn. The setting is idyllic, with charming villages and pubs around and a barn set in the grounds of a beautiful old house with huge grounds on which to roam. The … More
Reviewed 22 Mar 2015
As a female solo traveller looking for a countryside retreat to stay with my dog, I would like to share with you my recent experience at Dovecote Barn.
I was pleasantly surprised to find the place … More
Kim, thank you so much, really appreciate your very kind review and hope to see you again in the future. love jude
“Beautiful barn, fantastic location and lovely owners. Stay here!”
Reviewed 13 Oct 2014
We had a fantastic weekend here, the surrounding area is beautiful for walking. We ate in a nearby pub which was also lovely.
The Barn itself is immaculate and very cosy. The kitchen was well equi… More
Following your feedback we have now installed a completely new 1700 x 70 steel enamel bath and a thermostatic stand in/over bath shower unit (please see new photos). Many thanks for your feedback. Guests can now enjoy a bath or a full shower, and no leaks!
Not suitable for children; Car advised; No pets allowed;
'The Cowshed' was indeed historically a cowshed on what used to be a farm. In 2011, this Grade II listed building was fully renovated to be holiday-let accommodation. The cottage is ideal for guests wishing to be in close proximity to open countryside (1km by car, or 30 …see more
We were very comfy in this cottage, and the owners were extra helpful, going so far as to drive us around Glossop to show us the town.… More
Reviewed 7 Jul 2014
The Cowshed is a well designed compact cottage which is ideal for 2 people. We spent 4 nights here and were very comfortable - there are lots of little touches provided by the owners to make it an enj… More
“Perfect cosy country cottage with perfect hosts”
Reviewed 17 Jun 2014
We stayed here with our toddler son whilst looking at houses in the area. The cottage is perched on top of a hill and has a wonderful views over the glossopdale hills. in the evening we were lucky to … More
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Alexandria
2 4 4 nights min stay
4 nights min stay
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
2 bedroomed, fully furnished flat in an excellent location for touring in Loch Lomond area. Near Balloch and visitor centre. Other facilities include fridge freezer, washing machine, shower, private parking, sky TV and internet. Railway station 10 minute walk. 30 minute …see more
Lovely clean flat in a fantastic location. Just a few minutes' walk from Loch Lomond. It was great to find a homely place to stay with loads of room for the 3 of us, and all the facilities we needed… More
Thank you so much for your kind review. So glad you would recommend my apartment .
Reviewed 17 Jun 2015
Lovely apartment, has everything you need. Good location. Parking outside your door.
Is near to a busy-ish road. Wasnt an issue for us or our young kids but just to bear in mind if you are light slee… More
Thanks for your review. It is a great location with everything you need a few minutes away. Understand about the road but never bothered us either. Good to know about the hotel for future guests. Must try it, too!! Hopefully you will book with me again:)
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
This property is ideal for a small family of 3 or a couple. THE HOUSE IS SPLIT INTO TWO SEPARATE UNITS. BOTH HAVE SEPARATE ENTRANCES AND DRIVEWAYS.With two lakes surrounded by mountains, a medieval castle and a country park, the views are breathtaking, add to this fi …see more
the best self catering accommadation i have ever stayed in. i would recommend this to anyone.the place is spotles clean, plenty of cooking utensils. and nice garden
the car was secure with goog secu… More
So pleased you enjoyed your stay and thankyou for your kind review of our property. Maria
“The most comfortable and well equipped holiday home I've stayed in”
Reviewed 3 Nov 2012
The title says it all. I've stayed in maybe types of accomodation in Llanberis over the years, usually either side of the school half-term in October. Sometimes with my wife, sometimes on my own. On t… More
What lovely comments, we look forward to welcoming you again. thankyou Maria
“In A beautiful spot”
Reviewed 13 Oct 2012
The house is in a quiet spot just off the High Street, close enough to shops, bars etc, yet when you sit on the balcony looking out over the lake you'd think you were a world away. The house is well e… More
Thankyou for your kind review we look forward to welcoming you in the future.
This luxurious award winning beach house offers you all amenities and has 24 hour patrolled security. Friendly staff make it the most chilled and memorable holiday. It is the perfect base to venture out from. World heritage sites and big five game reserves within 2 hrs …see more
The caravan is privately owned caravan situated on the Flask inn site which is set in delightful countryside within the North Yorkshire National Park - a designated area of outstanding natural beauty, the static caravan (Holiday Home) with magnificent country, sea and …see more
A very nice caravan, spotlessly clean, cosy and warm, situated on a nice quiet site
Surrounded by beautiful scenery, would certainly visit again,… More
many thanks for your kind review, hope you enjoyed the new carpets, see you again soon Paul
Reviewed 25 Jun 2013
Nice spacious caravan, very well equipped. The location was great, it was peaceful and an ideal base for exploring the surrounding area/attractions. Already re-booked for summer !!… More
Looking forwards to seeing you next year
Reviewed 23 Jun 2013
excellent holiday, caravan was everything we wanted as we are OAP we took advantage of the bus which was only minutes away left the car which was just at the side of the caravan, caravan was clean and… More
we are glad you enjoyed your stay at the caravan
Luxury self catering loft style holiday apartment on the edge of Archerfield Golf Course and Spa, close to North Berwick and Gullane. Close to the best beaches and Championship golf courses of Muirfield and Gullane, yet less than half an hour by train or car to the cent …see more
Res Amusa B33 First Floor apartmentThis air conditioned one bedroom apartment comfortably sleeps four adults and is on the first floor, facing the sea on the front side of the development with a distant sea view. The balcony is situated here with a pleasant aspect immed …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 7 km; Not suitable for children;
The Pressing room is all one level: Lounge with beams and stone floors throughout, double bed ,dining area, kitchen, and shower room with toilet and basin. Gas fired central heating, wood burning stove and laundry service. Outside there is a patio with furniture, parki …see more
“2nd visit loved everything about it and didnt want to go home”
Reviewed 11 May 2013
Stayed here in Sept last year in the Farrows which was fantastic so as soon as we got back booked our week in May staying in The Pressing Room which was even better because the patio had amazing views… More
“Perfect rural hideaway in Dorset”
Reviewed 16 Aug 2012
We were delighted by the Pressing Room - a lovely studio, tastefully decorated and very spacious for a couple. The farm setting was very peaceful, aided by high-quality windows which means there is z… More
Reviewed 24 Nov 2011
We loved our stay at the Pressing room! it's beautifully decorated, only made better by the stunning views.
Set on a working farm, in the perfectly idyllic countryside, everything about the pressing… More
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
32A is a smart and warm self catering lower-ground floor apartment boasting a super location bang in the middle of Buxton town.Apartment 32A is close to all the amenities the town offers: lots of shops and restaurants and pubs, the theatres and art spaces are within ea …see more
I can not recommend it highly enough. The apartment is wonderful, well equipped and very clean. We felt right at home. The jogging with Nigel, Belinda's use as a babysitter and countless really good r… More
Many thanks Christian, Anya and Carl for your positive review. Buxton has been amidst a heat wave for the past 10 days!!Would you believe it!
Best wishes to you all,
Immaculate apartment decorated to a high standard, perfect relaxed atmosphere and beautiful surroundings. The apartment had everything and more than we expected including washer/dryer, dishwasher, fri… More
Many thanks Joanne for your positive review of 32A. We look forward to welcoming you back next year.
Best wishes to your lovely family,
“Great accommodation in the centre of Buxton”
Reviewed 12 Mar 2013
Stayed here for two weeks and the accommodation was great - newly renovated & great quality. Location was very central so we could walk to shops, pubs & restaurants - and the Buxton Opera House. The … More
Child friendly ; Pet friendly; Private garden;
Situated in the beautiful tranquil village of Uffington, this beautiful cottage would suit everyone whether you want from a romantic break for two or a cosy, relaxing family getaway.
Don't forget to explore the local areas of Swindon and Oxford with their designer bou …see more
Not suitable for children; No pets allowed; Private garden;
Two delightful and very luxurious cottage apartments situated in a unique and peaceful location on the banks of the Caledonian Canal at Banavie Bridge on the outskirts of Fort William. The cottage has magnificent views to the front over the Canal, Neptune's Stairc …see more
Not suitable for children; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Peacefully located by a large Green (cottage on right in exterior picture), Cottage-on-the-Green is well away from busy traffic yet only a few minutes' walk from Calne's town centre. Grade II listed and tastefully modernised, it offers a very comfortable pied- …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.2 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
Rowan cottage is situated in the quaint seaside village of Rosemarkie less than a 2 minute walk from a long sandy beach. Chanonry Point, at the far end of the beach, is a well known spot for dolphin watching.The property has been fitted to a high standard with many thou …see more
“Wow! An exceptional cottage, excellent location - home from home.”
Reviewed 20 Jan 2013
We travel to Scotland every other year, to stay for Christmas and New Year - this was by far the best cottage we have stayed in. Everything you needed was there, plus little extras.
The cottage is ea… More
“You've thought of everything!!”
Reviewed 22 Jan 2012
What an unbelievably great experience staying in this cottage was! It was extremely clean and well-organized, and the kitchen is lovely and there were many little extras included. The bed was very com… More
Reviewed 15 Sep 2011
This was the best cottage we had ever stayed in. Modern & comfortable in an ideal situation.… More
The room has a double bed and an ensuite bathroom. The room can be ventilated very well, and there is also a fan.Use of the outside sitting cottages is included. You may want to have your meals there. The swimming pool is one of the largests on the island (28 by 16 mete …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 3 km; Not suitable for children;
This beautiful, stylish first floor 1 bedroom duplex apartment, set within a gated access courtyard of beautiful fig trees, features an open plan fully fitted kitchen-lounge-diner, exposed original stonework and its own private spacious sun drenched balcony, a most idyl …see more
Beautifully fitted apartment in a perfect location right on the quay within staggering distance of some great restaurants. We had an excellent off season week in warm Mediterranean sunshine getting to… More