Lakes and lochs | Holidays in Scotland, Wales and the Lake District

Lakes and lochs (5)

Stay near a loch or lake on your next holiday and discover the true meaning of getting away from it all. Whatever the weather, staying in one of these cottages, farmhouses or other rural retreats will lift your spirits and help you completely unwind and relax.

Visit Scotland for breathtaking panoramic views of the Scottish Highlands and Lowlands – you could stay near Loch Lomond, Loch Ness or one of the 600+ other lochs. Or wake up to the tranquillity of Windermere in the Lake District, the valleys and llyns,of Wales or the many lakes dotted around France, Italy and Spain.

Lakes and lochs make great bases for activity holidays. You could have a go at fishing or get out onto the water by going kayaking or windsurfing. Mostly nestled inside pretty valleys, the surrounding area is almost always ideal for hiking and mountain biking too.

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Worsley holiday narrowboat rental

Salford / Worsley

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“What a lovely family weekend!” We arrived and it was thundering, lightning and raining like there was no tomorrow but the central heating on the boat kept us all snug, warm and dried us out quickly. With the freedom to stop and start where and when yo  …see more

from £150 / night

£795 / week

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from £150 / night


Houseboat letting in Halong Bay

Quang Ninh Province / Halong Bay

12 24 1 night min

  • 12 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
PARAGON CRUISE " Make Your Trips Perfect " is a brand new cruise in Halong Bay.<br />Welcome drinks Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner Restaurant with view Sundeck Complimentary bottled water  …see more

from £1592 / night

£1680 / week

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from £1592 / night


Cascais Centre holiday boathouse rental

Cascais / Cascais Centre

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Yatchs, boats, rooms, seaview, breakfast, Lisbon, Cascais  …see more

from £297 / night

£1780 / week

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from £297 / night

(5) Very Good 


Holiday boathouse in Halong Bay

Quang Ninh Province / Halong Bay

20 40 1 night min

  • 20 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 40
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
With 20 cabins, Royal Wings Cruise offers elegant and comfortable accommodation with free WiFi access throughout the property. It features a 24-hour front desk, sauna facility and a large rooftop terrace. Enjoying tranquil views of the sea, air-conditioned rooms come w  …see more

from £271 / night

£1893 / week

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from £271 / night


Province of Barcelona / Sant Adria de Besos

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

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from £13 / night

£89 / week

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from £13 / night