Lakes and lochs - cottage breaks in Scotland, Wales and the Lake District

Lakes and lochs (235)

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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Holiday boathouse rental

British Columbia / Vancouver

3 8 2 nights min stay

Boathouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 2 nights min stay

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from £103 / night

£651 / week

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from £103 / night

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Holiday cottage in Fort Augustus

Loch Ness / Fort Augustus

2 3 Min stay varies

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 3 / Min stay varies

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from £70 / night

£650 / week

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from £70 / night

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Cottage rental in Loches with golf nearby

Loire Valley / Loches

3 8 Min stay varies

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from £88 / night

£1187 / week

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from £88 / night

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Holiday villa rental

Loire Valley / Loches

7 14 Min stay varies

Villa / 7 bedrooms / sleeps 14 / Min stay varies

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from £291 / night

£1130 - £1527 / week

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from £291 / night

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Holiday boathouse in Homosassa

Florida / Homosassa

3 4 Min stay varies

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from £103 / night

£411 - £583 / week

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from £103 / night

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Loches holiday cottage rental

Loire Valley / Loches

2 4 3 nights min stay

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / 3 nights min stay

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from £64 / night

£344 - £762 / week

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from £64 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Villa accommodation in Lake Vinuela

Lake Vinuela / Los Romanes

3 6 Min stay varies

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from £120 / night

£599 - £840 / week

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from £120 / night

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Boathouse rental in Llanbedrog

Abersoch / Llanbedrog

1 4 Min stay varies

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from £150 / night

£550 - £900 / week

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from £150 / night

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Holiday boathouse rental

Abersoch / Llanbedrog

3 8 Min stay varies

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from £150 / night

£750 - £1500 / week

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from £150 / night

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Apartment rental in Fort Augustus with shared pool, golf nearby

Loch Ness / Fort Augustus

2 4 Min stay varies

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from £80 / night

£420 - £900 / week

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from £80 / night

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Holiday apartment in Fort Augustus

Loch Ness / Fort Augustus

2 4 Min stay varies

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from £60 / night

£450 - £980 / week

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from £60 / night

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Holiday gite rental

Loches / Saint-Jean-Saint-Germain

3 7 Min stay varies

Gite / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7 / Min stay varies

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from £153 / night

£978 - £1378 / week

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from £153 / night

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Holiday home in Loches

Loire Valley / Loches

2 5 Min stay varies

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from £62 / night

£306 - £405 / week

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from £62 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Loches holiday cottage rental

Loire Valley / Loches

3 7 Min stay varies

Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7 / Min stay varies

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from £90 / night

£540 - £880 / week

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from £90 / night

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Holiday boathouse rental

Oban / Argyll

3 6 Min stay varies

Boathouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £160 / night

£1100 - £1500 / week

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from £160 / night

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Drumnadrochit holiday b&b rental

Loch Ness / Drumnadrochit

3 6 1 night min stay

B&B / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 1 night min stay

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from £47 / night

£329 / week

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from £47 / night

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Fort Augustus ski apartment to rent.

Loch Ness / Fort Augustus

2 6 Min stay varies

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from £100 / night

£1200 / week

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from £100 / night

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Holiday home rental

Loch Ness / Invermoriston

4 6 3 nights min stay

House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 3 nights min stay

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from £200 / night

£1100 / week

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from £200 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Ski lodge to rent in Loch Ness

Scottish Highlands / Loch Ness

3 6 Min stay varies

Lodge / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £80 / night

£448 - £854 / week

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from £80 / night

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Holiday villa rental

Malaga Province / Lake Vinuela

3 8 7 nights min stay

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 7 nights min stay

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from £99 / night

£495 - £1035 / week

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from £99 / night

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Holiday gite with shared pool in Preuilly sur Claise

Loches / Preuilly sur Claise

2 6 Min stay varies

Gite / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £62 / night

£287 - £489 / week

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from £62 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Loches holiday cottage rental

Loire Valley / Loches

2 4 Min stay varies

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from £49 / night

£712 / week

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from £49 / night

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Holiday log cabin in Drumnadrochit

Loch Ness / Drumnadrochit

3 6 Min stay varies

Log cabin / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £105 / night

£1114 / week

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from £105 / night

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Balnain holiday cottage rental

Balnain / Glen Urquhart

2 4 Min stay varies

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from £65 / night

£370 - £595 / week

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from £65 / night

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Comabbio holiday boathouse rental

Province of Varese / Comabbio

1 2 1 night min stay

Boathouse / 1 bedroom / sleeps 2 / 1 night min stay

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from £46 / night

£306 - £459 / week

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from £46 / night

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Holiday log cabin in Loch Ness

Scottish Highlands / Loch Ness

2 6 1 night min stay

Log cabin / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 1 night min stay

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from £105 / night

£495 - £915 / week

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from £105 / night

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Boathouse rental in Capo Testa

Province of Olbia-Tempio / Capo Testa

2 5 7 nights min stay

Boathouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5 / 7 nights min stay

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from £240 / night

£1680 / week

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from £240 / night

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Holiday boathouse with golf nearby in Kirkcudbright

Dumfries and Galloway / Kirkcudbright

3 8 Min stay varies

Boathouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £90 / night

£380 - £1310 / week

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from £90 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Lodge rental in Drumnadrochit

Loch Ness / Drumnadrochit

3 6 Min stay varies

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from £100 / night

£504 - £882 / week

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from £100 / night

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Holiday houseboat in Tavernier

Key Largo / Tavernier

2 6 2 nights min stay

Houseboat / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 2 nights min stay

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from £172 / night

£1028 / week

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from £172 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Fort Augustus

Loch Ness / Fort Augustus

2 8 Min stay varies

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from £155 / night

£1013 / week

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from £155 / night

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Holiday boathouse in Labuan Bajo

Flores / Labuan Bajo

2 4 1 night min stay

Boathouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / 1 night min stay

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from £514 / night

£3083 - £3802 / week

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from £514 / night

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Holiday boathouse in Chesterfield

Derbyshire / Chesterfield

1 4 Min stay varies

Boathouse / 1 bedroom / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £85 / night

£450 - £600 / week

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from £85 / night

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Vaccileddi holiday boathouse rental

Province of Olbia-Tempio / Vaccileddi

2 6 7 nights min stay

Boathouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 7 nights min stay

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from £148 / night

£1031 - £16146 / week

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from £148 / night

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Holland holiday boathouse rental

Ottawa County / Holland

2 4 4 nights min stay

Boathouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / 4 nights min stay

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from £617 / night

£3288 / week

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from £617 / night

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Loch Awe

Argyll and Bute / Loch Awe

1 2 Min stay varies

House / 1 bedroom / sleeps 2 / Min stay varies

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from £100 / night

£400 - £550 / week

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from £100 / night

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Holiday boathouse in Marzamemi

Province of Syracuse / Marzamemi

2 4 Min stay varies

Boathouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £54 / night

£344 - £611 / week

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from £54 / night

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Villa rental in Lake Vinuela with swimming pool

Lake Vinuela / Los Romanes

5 10 Min stay varies

Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £250 / night

£850 - £2160 / week

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from £250 / night

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Holiday chalet in Invermoriston

Loch Ness / Invermoriston

2 4 Min stay varies

Chalet / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £90 / night

£520 / week

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from £90 / night

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Villa rental in Lake Vinuela with swimming pool

Lake Vinuela / Los Romanes

3 10 7 nights min stay

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / 7 nights min stay

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from £128 / night

£895 - £1450 / week

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from £128 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Lodge rental in Drumnadrochit

Loch Ness / Drumnadrochit

3 6 Min stay varies

Lodge / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £56 / night

£240 - £601 / week

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from £56 / night

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Mellieha ski boathouse to rent.

Island of Malta / Mellieha

3 6 4 nights min stay

Boathouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 4 nights min stay

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from £62 / night

£382 - £741 / week

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from £62 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Studio rental in Lake Vinuela with shared pool

Lake Vinuela / Rubite, Lake Vinuela

2 Min stay varies

Studio / sleeps 2 / Min stay varies

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from £23 / night

£146 - £207 / week

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from £23 / night

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Boathouse rental in Chessy

Marne-la-Vallee / Chessy

1 4 2 nights min stay

Boathouse / 1 bedroom / sleeps 4 / 2 nights min stay

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from £62 / night

£428 / week

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from £62 / night

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Holiday villa in Loches

Loire Valley / Loches

12 30 Min stay varies

Villa / 12 bedrooms / sleeps 30 / Min stay varies

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from £520 / night

£2520 - £2978 / week

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from £520 / night

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Holiday houseboat in Marigot Bay

Castries Quarter / Marigot Bay

3 2 Min stay varies

Houseboat / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 2 / Min stay varies

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from £60 / night

£420 - £560 / week

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from £60 / night

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Holiday bungalow in Fort Augustus

Loch Ness / Fort Augustus

3 6 7 nights min stay

Bungalow / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 7 nights min stay

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from £58 / night

£400 - £650 / week

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from £58 / night

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Holiday cottage with golf nearby in Fort Augustus

Loch Ness / Fort Augustus

2 4 Min stay varies

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £50 / night

£620 / week

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from £50 / night

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Holiday houseboat in Flowery Branch

Georgia / Flowery Branch

4 8 Min stay varies

Houseboat / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £96 / night

£672 / week

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from £96 / night

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Holiday narrowboat with golf nearby in Lancaster

Lancashire / Lancaster

1 4 3 nights min stay

Narrowboat / 1 bedroom / sleeps 4 / 3 nights min stay

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from £125 / night

£820 / week

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from £125 / night

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