Surprise your partner by whisking them away to a romantic retreat. We have plenty of holiday lets around the world that the owners say have that certain je ne sais quoi. They're perfect for Valentine’s Day, an anniversary or just because you fancy treating them to something special.
Explore your passionate side on a European city break in Paris, Venice or Rome, or lock yourselves away for a few days in a countryside hideaway in the Cotswolds, Lake District or Scottish Highlands. For a sumptuous backdrop for wooing your loved one, book an exotic beach break in Barbados or Thailand.
Also available to book are grand chateaux, quirky houseboats, lavish penthouse suites and fairy-tale towers. For that extra special touch choose a place with a bubbling hot tub, steamy sauna or mesmerising log fire.
“Every thing you could ask for a great stay” Visited Rhoscolyn for a family wedding so pleased we chose Ty Cert lovely room with everything you could need in a beautiful setting.The couple who own the place are smashing people so friendly and welcoming
My husband, myself and Bobbie dog, only had four short days to enjoy TyCert. Those four days were so peaceful yet so full of life. In desperate need to recharge and reflect on Health Issues and to p… More
“Cosy Little Home”
Reviewed 27 Jul 2015
This is a cosy little mini home from home.
Everything you could need in the place.
The deco is very nice. Seaside feel throughout.
The owners are very warm and kind.
The local pub, The White Eagle… More
Thank you for your kind review, we really appreciate you taking the time to write one. Mark sorted the heating out, the pressure had dropped, so nothing major. We've also put a little blow heater in there just in case! Hope you had a lovely last day - just sorry the weather wasn't great! Enjoy the rest of your summer. Take care x
This charming wee renovated barn is set amidst 70 acres of rolling farmland in glorious Galloway, yet lies only 4 miles from the busy country town of Dumfries and twelve miles from the food town of Castle Douglas in an ideal touring base.<br />Ideal for families, …see more
“Just perfect, stunning cottage and garden and lovely host”
Reviewed 17 Oct 2016
This stunning cottage & garden was the most perfect getaway, I only wish we could have stayed for longer. Linda was the perfect host with lots of local knowledge and recommendations. The wine and ext… More
"We could have stayed for longer" means you will definately be back so its something I love to hear, thank you so much for your lovely comments much appreciated, I do try! Linda :-)
Reviewed 31 Aug 2015
Just spent three nights at Llwynn Ynn cottage and enjoyed every minute. The cottage has everything you need and the hot tub is the cherry on the top. A ten minute stroll away and you are on the be… More
Oh thank you! its is so lovely when guests are so appreciative, hope to see you both back here soon. Linda :-)
Reviewed 30 Aug 2016
My girlfriend and I had booked white water rafting on the River Tryweryn and were looking for somewhere to stay in the area, we stumbled upon this cottage online and what a find it was!
The pictures … More
Thank you I am so pleased you did find the cottage and I am sure you will return, as you say so much to do that is why North Wales has come 4th in the Lonely planets best regions in the world to visit. Linda :-)
“Perfect holiday rental” Harpe Cottage was incredibly charming and lovely. The size was perfect for two, and the cottage had everything we needed. It was wonderfully decorated and we loved the wood stove. The crazy old stairs up to the second floor b
Lovely cottage, a heart-warming blend of old world charm and 21st century comforts. The welcome basket was a treat, including freshly baked 'real' bread. The cottage is set in a friendly little villa… More
“A perfect cottage”
Reviewed 2 Jun 2013
This cottage is full of character. It is cosy and easy to live in. Everything has been provided to make a pleasant stay. We would thoroughly recommend it to anyone.… More
“good location for visiting warwick , stratford”
Reviewed 24 May 2013
everything provided good quality fittings , owners very helpful very comfortable bed with memory foam mattress.… More
The Lodge offers the best of both worlds: an opportunity to rest and unwind and/or to engage with the vibrant events and life of the Causeway Coast and Glens. Situated between the Giants Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede, this is a place to feed the soul.<br />Guests fr …see more
Lovely, double room in traditional Guernsey Cottage. Recently renovated with all modern conveniences. Private en-suite shower room, with thermostatic power shower, W.C & basin. Free WIFI. Sky TV, Tea and Coffee in room. …see more
“Beautiful Barn Conversion, everything you will need for a perfect stay.” We stayed here over new year, such a comfortable place, very warm and cosy. Very well equipped although we didn't do much cooking as there were plenty of restaurants in Broadway
“Lovely comfortable stay at this fabulous location”
Reviewed 26 Nov 2014
Very nice stay at this lovely cottage. Nice meal at the local pub (walking distance) on the Friday evening, friendly staff and locals.
Cottage ideal for two couples as it has two bedrooms and two ba… More
“Miss” Fizz gog cottage is a stunnng place. Amazing views. Self catering. Warm and cosy. Highly reccomend the fizz gog cottage. Owners are welcoming. Perfect for couples that want to be in a peaceful place . Shall go back 100% to fizz gog cottage
“Large apt” Felicity and Chris are a Lovely couple. Everywhere you look you see the hard work and dedication they've put into renovating this place , that has so much history. It is wonderful how they modernized it but have not taken away the old charm
A lovely place to stay -the apartment has been sympathetically refurbished and all requirements have been thoughtfully catered for.… More
Thank you for your lovely comments.
Felicity & Chris.
“Spacious and charming”
Reviewed 15 Jun 2014
The Old Convent is a beautiful old building and our apartment was spacious, spotless and very well equipped. It's a short walk into Fort Augustus and its well located to visit the Loch Ness area, Sky… More
Thank you so much for your lovely comments, it was a pleasure meeting you. We enjoyed our chats and stories. Felicity & Chris
“A pearl in a wonderfully beautiful, scenic part of the highlands of Scotland”
Reviewed 15 Jun 2014
It was worth the hours spent searching for the right accommodation to suit our needs on our first holiday in Scotland. The comments made by previous visitors to No 3 indicated we had made a good choic… More
Thank you very much for you lovely comments. We are so glad you enjoyed your holiday here with us. Felicity, Chris & Harvey!
“Comfortable accommodation, very convenient location” My wife and I stayed over a long weekend for our first visit to York and were extremely pleased with the apartment. It was clean, comfortable and warm - important given the weather at the time! Kitt
Emperors Wharf was a really lovely apartment and furnished to a very high standard. We especially appreciated the warm personal welcome and all the thoughtful extras provided.… More
Thanks so much for the lovely review. Really appreciate you enjoyed all the things that we think are important too! Great to hear from you...and thank you
Reviewed 13 Feb 2013
We had such a wonderful stay in York. The accommodation and welcome were amazing. Sheena the owner was so helpful and friendly. The apartment had everything you could possibly need and more. There wer… More
Thanks so much for the wonderful review. Makes my day to read you want to come back. I especially enjoyed your description of 'playing house' and will look forward to seeing you again! I enjoyed meeting you both too...
“A must stay, stay!”
Reviewed 24 Sep 2012
The flat was absolutely lovely. Exceptionally clean with a stocked pantry and perfectly located. It was a few minutes walk into the hib of the town with a friendly local across the road. It had all… More
It was great to meet you and I really enjoyed hosting your birthday stay! Thanks very much for your review and I also appreciated your personal thanks at the time. Look forward to seeing you anytime you can get back here again...
“Fantastic holiday let” A really wonderful stay in a very comfortable and spacious bungalow. It has everything you can possibly need. I have never stayed in a place that was so well stocked! Truly a home from home
Fab cottage!!! Very tasetefully decorated, has all mod cons and is lovely and warm to boot. Although it's located in South Harris it's a great base as Scarista, Horgabost and Luskentyre beaches are cl… More
“Wonderfully peaceful break!” A short 3 night break at this wonderful property lived up to all my expectations. A beautiful setting away from the hustle and bustle of daily life with not one, but two beaches just minutes walk away. I was welcomed by
“Wonderful cottage for a quick break” We stayed at Rose Cottage for a week and we found it to be a wonderful place. The cottage itself has been decorated to a high standard and it was very warm, especially since the weather was quite cold. We really en
Fantastic stay at Cottemore Farm, the hosts Piers and Sue made us welcome throughout our stay, we had our 2 Rottwiellers with us and they were just as welcome (they are well behaved by the way). The f… More
Reviewed 28 May 2013
We stayed at Rose cottage for 5 nights in May. We were looking for somewhere we could relax and recuperate in a beautiful peaceful setting while having all the comforts of home and we found it in Rose… More
“Greta place for a cosy break for 2”
Reviewed 29 Apr 2013
We had a lovely stay at Rose cottage. The cottage itself was well kept and had everything we needed. The welcome basket was very useful on our first evening and it was lovely to be able to collect fre… More
“A charming oasis in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds” Veronica and I live in Australia and were planning a business/ holiday trip to UK and Europe. We had a vision of finding a character cottage in the centre of an historic village that had enough
Thank you Nick & Jenny for a wonderful stay!
4 of us spent 3 nights in the cottage over New Year and had a brilliant time. It was completely stressless from start to finish with booking, payment, arr… More
Self catering for two in Rossnowlagh, Co Donegal with stunning view and close to beach, restaurants and bar. Ideal for surf, fishing or walking break or for simply relaxing.<br />The lodge is non-smoking and damage deposit will be forfeited if traces of smoking ar …see more
Welcome to Alleppey Backwater Kerala in the God's Own Country ! . Our new AC Premium houseboat had 3 bed/3 bath,living room, dinning and kitchen fully covered glass which PROTECT FROM MOSQUITO AND INSECT in the night. We are located 2 minutes from Alleppey town …see more
“Lovely peaceful cottage with beautiful views” We had a wonderful short stay at Alexander Barn, which is a perfect place to wind down. Very comfortable, and spotlessly clean, with lovely views in to Ennerdale from the picture windows in the upstairs o
“Wish this cottage was ours” This is the fourth time we have stayed at kirkgate and I think that itself says a lot about the cottage,it's cosy it has all you need in the kitchen the bedroom is lovely and snug and has a bath in it not an ordinary bath I
“Fabulous” Just a few miles away from the Eden Project itself, Driftwood is a true Eden! The apartment is exceptionally clean, warm, stylishly decorated, spacious and well equipped; and the welcome-hamper of essential (and local!) foods is a nice touch
This was our second stay at 'Driftwood' apartment and we found it to be very clean and comfortable once again with everything that you could need provided. There is a very friendly welcome from the ow… More
“Best accommodation we had in England”
Reviewed 15 Jun 2013
What a relaxed week we had at Driftwood.Our welcome hamper containing all of the basics (locally sourced where possible) and the cream tea made us feel right at home. We felt quite autonomous as we on… More
“Fantastic Apartment - 5 stars!”
Reviewed 29 Sep 2012
Jan met us on arrival and she was very friendly and helpful. The apartment was really tastefully furnished with a exceptional welcome basket with everything that you could want - a lot of thought wen… More
Le Studio is suitable for 2 persons or family with small child (cot). It has reversible air-conditioning, king size or twin bed, own gated terrace with seating and bbq, shared courtyard with spa lounge pool and Free wi-fi all around the complex. …see more
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Helensburgh
Studio 2 1 night min
1 night min
Beach / lakeside relaxation
“Serene beautiful getaway” Compact but very comfortable, had all we needed for a relaxing quiet break. Pull down bed simple to operate & very comfy, kitchen well equiped, lovely white towels & crisp white bedding. Helen & family went out of their way
The Pottery is a delightful studio accommodation, it has been planned to make the most of the space available and is very comfortable for two people. It has all the facilities needed to make for a ver… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to review The Pottery, we are grateful to you both for the "missing list" which just finnish off the the overall experience of the property, and have now been put in place as you rightly say. We do hope we can welcome you back in the future to explore even further the beautiful countryside that is here on the West Coast.
“Home from home”
Reviewed 28 Mar 2016
We were a large group of 6 adults and one dog so we occupied both The Coach House & The Pottery. Both were very well-equipped, warm and cosy, the beds were very comfortable, showers and kitchen all r… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to review BOTH my properties. It was a pleasure to meet you all. I do hope I can welcome you back in the future.
“Cosy, quiet, super location” Barn owl barn is the best place we have stayed. It was clean, cosy and had everything we could want for our stay. The location was brilliant for exploring this Cornish coast, convenient yet still peaceful. We will be retur
A charming, delightful cottage to stay in while you enjoy beautiful Cornwall. Set in a beautiful country side location not far from Polzeath and Port Isaac. Tastefully decorated, well equipped kitch… More
Thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back next year.
“Perfect location for a relaxing holiday” Couldn't of asked for better, Sharon & Aaron are great hosts, they give you a lovely hamper on arrival , there is a fantastic pool in beautiful surroundings the Gites are well equipped and clean. Some good day
“fantastic welcome and stay in a perfect french gite”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2012
From the emails on information on the gite and area, to the end of our stay, Sharon and Aaron could not do enough for us! The gite had been well provided with everything you could possibly need or wan… More
“This is the place for me !”
Reviewed 15 Jan 2012
I arrived late in the evening two days before Christmas, not a problem, I still got a five star welcome, the fire was burning brightly, the gite was warm and welcoming, I was given an explanatory tour… More
“An Oasis of Peace and Tranquility”
Reviewed 23 Sep 2011
This was our second stay at Marigne, having returned following a relaxing time spent the previous year. The gites are the best equipped that we have ever stayed in with everything from a garlic crushe… More
“Perfect Peaks break” We have just returned from a wonderful week in the Peak District staying at Ruby Cottage which is an attractive country cottage and just as described on the website.
The cottage is situated in a typical picturesque village lo
We really enjoyed staying at Ruby Cottage over New Year. The property is exactly as advertised and I would echo the comments of previous reviewers in terms of facilities, cleanliness and the customer… More
“Very comfortable and well equipped cottage”
Reviewed 29 Oct 2014
We were delighted with Ruby Cottage. It has an appealing outlook and is probably the best equipped cottage we have stayed in. The kitchen, though small, had just about everything we wanted. The loung… More
“Mr” An absolutely fantastic place, makes you totally feel relaxed. Great high standard of accommodation. Brilliant host who own the cottage. Made us feel very welcome. Great town amenities and acess to the great outdoors. This place is great place to
Really enjoyed our stay in the quaint cottage we made our home for the week.
Lovely surroundings and a minute from the start of the Tissington trail.
Maria made us very welcome and arranged parking … More
Thanks so much for adding the review, really appreciated. Glad you enjoyed your stay, hope to see you again.
Kind regards Maria and Ian.
“Couldn't ask for more.”
Reviewed 11 Feb 2015
Stayed late January, beautiful cottage, warmy and cosy. Only complaint is that we had to leave eventually! The cookies and wine were an unexpected but very welcome treat!… More
Thank you for adding the review, really appreciated. Sorry you had to leave, be sure to book a longer stay next time round!
Look forward to seeing you again.
Kind regards Maria and Ian.
Reviewed 2 Feb 2015
Lovely old property - from the outside - very modern on the inside. Parking was a bit of a problem - but only until Maria gave us a hint where the locals park - after that we were fine. Very comfort… More
Thanks so much for adding the review, really appreciated. Glad you enjoyed your stay at Pegges' and your trip to England.
Regarding the small parking issue, this was the first problem we have had with parking, just slightly unfortunate that the Tourist Information office was closed at the time of your stay, as we usually have easy access to the permits.
Look forward to seeing you again when you next visit the UK.
Kind regards Maria and Ian.
“Fantastic holiday” What a fantastic holiday we had at this house, it was perfect for us!
We both have very lives and wanted to get away from everything and just spend time relaxing in the quiet countryside, and this house and location met these needs
I stayed at the Maison Requin with my husband. It was the peaceful location we hoped for. The house is very clean and has a lovely atmosphere. We did not want for anything. Lots of plus points such as… More
Thank you we are delighted that you have so enjoyed your stay in our lovely cottage; thanks must go also to Catherine our lovely neighbour who is on hand to help and prepares the cottage for our guests
King Sized 4 poster bed. Central Heating. Spacious living accommodation comprising well equipped full sized kitchen, Bathroom with bath and overhead shower. Lounge/ Dining room with flat screen TV , DVD , Freeview, Free WI FI and DAB Radio and IPod Docking.Sun room.< …see more
“A Gem of a Holiday” We have just returned from a two week stay at Little Gem and have had a great time. The views were amazing, everything was just as advertised. And the bed was so comfortable. So much to see and do,we would love to come back again ,
Little Gem is a very clean, well equipped apartment. It has a lovely garden with views across Portland Harbour. It takes fifteen minutes to walk into the centre of Weymouth and is a short walk to Ches… More
Thank you for your kind review and leaving the property clean & tidy, much appreciated. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at 'Little Gem' and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
Reviewed 22 Mar 2013
Clean and perfectly kitted out. Great property, great location, great views. If you want to walk a bit, this is for you. Not in the town centre, but a lovely coastal walk gets you there in 30 minute… More
A direct walk into the town centre will take you 20 minutes.
“Lovely!” We decided on the spur of the moment to have a few days away in Cornwall. Owl House seemed to fit the bill and it didn't disappoint. The converted barn is an annexe to the main house. It is beautifully and newly fitted out, very warm and cosy
“Peace, quiet and tranquility - all can be found here.”
Reviewed 25 Sep 2011
A last minute booking, but so glad it was made.
Peter and Jenny have created beautiful self-catering accommodations in Owl House and Hafhouse, and we were fortunate enough to be able to stay in eac… More
Thank you and we're glad you had a good time while you were staying with us! Owl is available for peaceful breaks all year round, but future customers might note that we regret that Hafhouse is no longer open for holiday bookings.
“peace + tranquility”
Reviewed 25 Sep 2011
We had a wonderful week of peace + tranquility at this lovely cottage.The cottage is beautiful and a credit to the owners , everything was spot on ,the milk in the fridge so we could have a cuppa afte… More
Wheelwright Cottage is a modern cosy, well equipped cottage on the Hampshire/Wiltshire border. West Dean is an ideal location for walking, cycling and sightseeing. Car not necessary as village station only 5 minutes walk. …see more
“Bliss!” Stayed for 5 nights and wanted to stay longer. Shame about the weather but to be honest we didn't go for the weather. We went for a break and it definately ticked all the boxes. Stunning location, cottage, 5* service......we couldn't fault a
A little bit luxury away from home. The sort of place you wish you could call home! A wonderful holiday let that was made even more special by Sue's extra touches from the two course meal on arrival t… More
Thanks for your review, we really appreciate it. We also look forward to you coming back in the Autumn.
“Light and airy with superb views”
Reviewed 21 May 2012
All the comforts of home plus touches of luxury. We were welcomed on arrival with a lovely 3 course meal prepared just ready for us to heat - a real treat after a long day's travel- and farewelled wit… More
Many thanks for your great review, and we are really happy you felt the service received was good. Just a quick point, guests are able to unload in Chapel Street, which is about 80 feet from Cockleshell's front door. Thanks again for your time in reviewing us.
Reviewed 30 Apr 2012
When we first saw the cottage it had a wow factor straight away, stunning views,magnificent property,lovely decor,what more could one want? oh and i forgot to include the lovely meal that was waiting … More
Many Thanks for your great review. We are so glad you enjoyed your break and look forward to you coming back in October.
The Goudi House is a beautifuly renovated turn of the 20th century property that was originally owned by a Greek Orthodox Papa and then in 1980 bought by a Greek carpenter for his family and 5 children who then added 2 extra floors .
An old marble mortar (Goudi) was f …see more
“Lovely riverside apartment” A lovely apartment on the banks of the Clyde in west end of Glasgow. The apartment is well furnished and has all the extras to make it a convenient place to stay. It's set in a relatively new development, we did not hear
This is a Stunning flat in a really nice location with excellent views. Internally the flat is immaculate, very modern and spotless. Martin is a gentleman and very very helpful. I look forward to stat… More
I really appreciate the review thank you so much, I try my best, it's just a shame I couldn't meet you personally on this occasion due to work commitments.
I'll happily accommodate you again in the future just give me a shout when you're in Glasgow next I'll make sure you're looked after
All the best David and thanks again for the booking
Reviewed 29 Oct 2016
The apartment was in a super location with easy transport links to Glasgow centre. It was extremely clean and comfortable. Martin was quick at replying and gave excellent instructions as to how to ent… More
Thank you so much for the 5* review I really appreciate it, please do get in touch if you would like the apartment again should you be visiting Glasgow in the future
Take care and thanks again for the booking
The Hayloft is one of 3 cottages within Crabwood Cottages. It has been tastefully converted with fabulous views over rolling fields and forest, perfect for couples or overnight business trips.
The Hayloft is situated right on a bridleway leading to wonderful woodland …see more
“Perfect place for couples to get away from it all and relax (or go cycling!)” This retreat was an easy 2hr drive from Rome airport for us once on the 'Autostrade!' The accommodation is on the outskirts of Castel Giorgio, a village which is in walking
“What a Gem!” This little cottage has everything you need for a lovely relaxing holiday. There are two patios both furnished with table and chairs and sun loungers in the private garden. There is sun or shade, whichever you prefer, throughout the day T
We have just returned from our second visit to St Valentin cottage, the first being in summer and the second in November. The accommodation is beautiful with everything a couple would need and the set… More
Reviewed 9 Aug 2016
You are made to feel welcome the minute you arrive. This property is attached to the owners house but you have a full sense of privacy, with your own entrance and private garden. Jane and Tony have g… More
Thank you for your lovely review, Kerry. We really hope that you will soon be back here in the beautiful Lot et Garonne. Regards Jane
“Peaceful cottage in a great part of France- A perfect Honeymoon!”
Reviewed 7 Nov 2011
We had the most amazing, relaxing, gastronomic, sun filled honeymoon at St Valentin Cottage.
The gite is attached to the owner's house but is wonderfully private with its own garden facing the windm… More