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.
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“lovely” Was a very nice cosy little cottage.
However we got the impression we were not going to be welcomed back as we had a puppy that barked every time the owners walked past.
She didn't bark for long. as we stopped them..
So if you have a dog th
“Perfect weekend for some R&R!” My boyfriend and I have just returned from a lovely stay at Greenbanks whilst celebrating my birthday. As soon as we got there we were greeted with a warm welcome from Carol, she showed us around the apartment which was
Few days away and felt like we had been there forever. Really relaxing, great walks , wonderful food in Fordingbridge. Accommodation was fab. All the things you need and more.… More
So glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that you managed to relax and unwind for a couple of days, hopefully we will see you again when you can manage another get away.
Thank you for taking the time to write us a review we really do appreciate it.
Best wishes Carol
Reviewed 27 Dec 2015
On arriving we were met by carol, the owner, who was very friendly, the accomendation was EXCELLENT , so clean, it had everything you needed to fulfill your holiday, nothing was left out, the surrou… More
Thank you for choosing to stay at Greenbanks to celebrate your Christmas. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. The chickens are missing you, they still visit the front door every morning waiting to be fed. It was lovely to met you both and hopefully we will see you again.
Best wishes for 2016 Carol
“A wonderful relaxing retreat”
Reviewed 12 Jul 2015
Greenbanks is an ideal holiday retreat for exploring the New forest, The accommodation is equipped and furnished to a very high standard. We enjoyed every minute of our stay. The moment we arrived and… More
Thank you for taking the time to write our review, it was very kind of you. We loved having you here and look forward to welcoming you back one day.
“What a gem” This barn is hidden in rolling hills in a beautiful area of Shropshire with stunning views. The accommodation is of a very high spec. and the owners are very approachable and friendly. Dogs are welcomed at this barn with water bowls and t
Just back from a wintery week in The Barn...and wondering when we can get back to see it without the covering of snow. The weather-enforced relaxation was just what we needed though.
The owners wer… More
“Great Accommodatioin in a beautiful spot”
Reviewed 29 Sep 2011
Don't be fooled by the photo's on the website as it really doesn't do the accommodation justice and this cottage is delightful!!
The accommodation is really good quality with all the facilities you… More
“Outstanding” We have just spent an amazing weekend at Birch Lodge our 1st there although our 2nd to Upthorpe Lodges , and it is up to the same high standard as we found on our previous visit,
Ian and Debbie are the perfect hosts, nothing is to mu
“A Relaxing Retreat” We had a very pleasant two night stay at the Garden Cottage and enjoyed the quiet of the surroundings of the woods that are next to the property.
The cottage is 4 mins away from many supermarkets and 40 mins away from the beauti
“a marvelous Eastern weekend, thanks Paul & Joanna”
Reviewed 7 Apr 2013
This Cottage we relay like to recommend to all of you how like to spend some quality time in a nice surrounding.
We had a very pleasant stay at “The Garden Cottage” which enameled us and our d… More
“Fantastically tucked away retreat.”
Reviewed 25 Nov 2012
Upon arrival The Garden Studio looked just as good as it did in the pictures, and as we entered the property we were not disappointed. Seeing it in person made us realise that the Studio was a fantast… More
Whether travelling by car or train, Thurnham Keep Stables offers the ideal sanctuary for that short break in beautiful, unspoilt Kent countryside yet being situated in mid Kent is an ideal base from which to explore everything Kent has to offer. …see more
Delightful 1 bedroom cottage with lovely rural views located amongst orchards near the picturesque village of West Malling. The tastefully decorated accommodation includes ground floor open plan kitchen, sitting room / dining area, hall and cloakroom. Stairs to f …see more
“The perfect restful retreat in an immaculate beautiful cottage.” The cottage is set in a beautiful location within easy reach of the historic city of Lincoln. Our situation was that we were relocating back to the UK and needed a base while we sorted o
A lovely cottage with a lovely view. We had a great time and everything was there that we needed. Lovely little touches to make it more homely like dvds and magazines. A huge shower too, It was a perf… More
“Luxurious holiday home ideal for short break”
Reviewed 12 Nov 2016
This holiday home far exceeded all our expectations. Once inside, we felt instantly comfortable and relaxed. Beautifully clean throughout, plenty of room, comfortable sofa and bed, hot tub outside and… More
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
Great place and service. The host is very friendly and makes you feel welcome without invading your space. Though it is close to the owner's house there is still a sense of privacy.
The owner's dog … More
“Cosy cottage in a beautiful location” Lovely and comfortable little cottage overlooking the Forest of Dean.
We really liked the location, easy to get to but away from it all. Nice secluded place with unspoilt views and access to paths and walkin
This has been one of my most favourite places to stay so far. The website pictures are exactly as they state and so is the promised peace and quiet. Listening to the owls in the forest late at night… More
Yes we like listening to the owls and enjoy all the wildlife around here and it is great to be able to share it with others who appreciate it too
Reviewed 19 Nov 2012
Lovely cosy cottage, exactly what I was hoping it would be! beautiful views with stunning walks nearby. The cottage came with everything we needed, the logs and firelighters and the refreshments provi… More
Glad you loved the ammenities as much as the cottage. Thank you.
“Regret we coudn't have stayed for longer”
Reviewed 21 Oct 2012
One of the easiest cottages we have ever had to book and one of the nicest , delightful owners . The cottage is in a peaceful location with wonderful views and it was spotlessly clean. Regret we coul… More
Thank you for your very positive comments we are so pleased that you loved the cottage as much as we do.
The Snug situated just 12 miles from Portree, perfectly located for exploring Skye. Dunvegan is 10 miles away with its historic castle and it's 19 miles to Uig . There are places of interest, forest walks and fine restaurants nearby.Whether you want a relaxing roma …see more
“Spacious apartment in a tranquil location” This apartment has special meaning for me because my fiance' proposed while we were staying there! Roccamorice is a very quaint idyllic Italian town with a few great restaurants and great views. The apartme
“Very Nice Cottage” We had arranged an arrival time of 4pm but because we had been held up by traffic in Colne we were 20 minutes late and the key holder was not there, and had to ring him he was not very happy about this and we had to wait while he f
I would certainly stay here again. It is exactly as advertised. Lovely interior. Great pub opposite. Very easy and quick access to Skipton.… More
“If you want a stunning location for R&R or walking - this is the place!”
Reviewed 29 Apr 2013
Spent a lovely weekend here and absolutely loved it! Quiet, very pretty surroundings and just the ticket to be based for great walks and bike rides. The cottage is decorated and equipped to an excelle… More
“Perfect place to see the dales from”
Reviewed 4 Oct 2016
This is a great cottage beautifully furnished everyrthing you will need opposite a good pub with good food we intend to come again 10/10 … More
Thank you Carol & Paul. You are very welcome back. Kind regards David
Come experience cloud mist and rainforests, wildlife including rare toucans and ocelots, hikes to secluded beaches and pristine waterfalls, hidden caves and a barefoot, eco-friendly experience at La Vapeur Estate. Enjoy local organic fruits, wine and home cooking.Runner …see more
Contemporary yet homely, modern yet rural, these two eco-friendly lodges combine high energy efficiency with the luxuries of modern living. In a large garden setting amidst established trees and shrubs, they provide a peaceful and relaxing hideaway for two.Just 8 miles …see more
“Hideaway in the moor” Excellent, secluded little cottage. The perfect location to get away from your everyday hassle. Its quite, situated in a wonderful landscape and you can walk into the moor directly from your doorstep. The cottage is perfectly equ
Could not fault this cosy cottage. Very clean and comfortable. Beautiful location and central access to the moors. Once we got our bearings we visited lots of places that were more or less on the door… More
“Fantastic cottage! Everything you need and great location.”
Reviewed 4 Jan 2013
I booked this cottage for a surprise long weekend away for my husbands birthday. We had a great time and didn't want to leave! We were welcomed by a lovely hot burning fire and the cottage spotlessly … More
“Don't hesitate, book it!”
Reviewed 6 Aug 2012
A superb destination for a quiet break or holiday, your hosts are very welcoming and will help in any way they can. The accommodation is superbly equipped ,and beautifully set out, as others have said… More
“So much more than a home away from home” My mother and I - both of whom have travelled extensively - stayed at Pano Avli, which we came across by word of mouth, and were expecting no more than a very run-of-the-norm self-catering unit. What we found o
luxurious villa at Monaco border line, private garden and shared heated swimming pool,...beautiful 13m boat (with skipper) available at requestall the confort is there....nespresso, air conditioned, wi-fi, barbacue, fresh flowers, quality bed... …see more
“Amazing Apartment & Location” We have recently returned from our stay in Malta, we had an amazing time.
It's a luxury apartment, extremely well equipped with spectacular views from the terrace where we had breakfast every morning, what a way to star
We had a lovely stay at the Penthouse Cottonera and recommend it to anyone planning to visit Malta.
We were welcomed by a friend of the owner who took time to walk us through the apartment, which… More
Thank you for a wonderful review. It is very satisfying for us to know we have managed to deliver exactly what we intended. Great value, luxurious comforts and a warm welcome.
Akaroa Apartment - fully self contained. Treat yourself to a little luxury
Some recent feedback............
Just wanted to say my wife and I have had an AMAZING stay in Akaroa and central to that has been the wonderful apartment. Just what we were after, a …see more
BIRDSONG LODGE is a gorgeous BOLTHOLE for 2 (& up to 4) in the heart of north NORTHUMBERLAND in the village of LONGHOUGHTON. Home of Harry Potter and more recently featured in DOWNTON ABBEY & VERA, ALNWICK with it’s CASTLE and GARDENS is just 5 MILES away and a 15 m …see more
Described as a hidden gem this rural retreat offers the best of both worlds. Peace and tranquility of being in the heart of the countryside whilst being a short distance to all the conveniences of Donaghadee, Bangor and Newtownards. Strangford Lough closeby. Titanic, U …see more
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
“Excellent little studio with everything you need, in a great location” We stayed in The Cwtch for 6 nights. Rob, the owner gave us a warm welcome and gave us plently on information on where to eat etc.
The studio is quite small but has everything
“Perfect for our family of two adults and two teenage daughters” Such a cute place, we all loved Blue Hill Cottage; probably the favourite of our 5 week holiday in the UK and the continent. It was located perfectly; the town in one direction and the l
Had a very pleasant weekend with some friends in Ambleside at this cosy property. Nice welcoming open fire. It's not the biggest property but has a great location just a few minutes from the center of… More
“Perfect for a relaxing honeymoon”
Reviewed 26 Jul 2012
This was our first visit to the Lakes and Bluehill Cottage and Ambleside were the perfect introduction. Bluehill was really easy to find and very well situated for popping out for milk or a nice meal.… More
“Ideal location,comfortable and homely cottage.”
Reviewed 7 Jun 2012
The cottage was comfortable,warm and well equipped. There is a log fire,washing machine and the kitchen had everything you could need and a good standard of cleanliness throughout. Based within 5 minu… More
“An excellent property in a impressive location” One of the best properties we have ever stayed in. The cottage is furnished and equipped to a very high standard ,with lots of extras and was spotlessly clean throughout,. The position of the property ov
The property, location, and owners George and Gabriella are excellent, you could not pick a better property, everything is just perfect.
My partner doesn't drive so if i was fishing by Connel Bridge … More
“Highly recommend !”
Reviewed 11 Oct 2012
On arrival we were greeted by our fabulous hosts and shown to our home from home for the week. The view off the patio of the falls was spectacular and then came the next supprise, the fabulous cottage… More
“Week of relaxation”
Reviewed 29 Oct 2016
What an amazingly place to stay. The cottage is beautiful with breathtaking views from both decking areas. Fantastic hosts as well with every little thing thought of . We have booked to stay again we … More
Thank you very much for your review, we are really pleased you enjoyed the cottage & the area.
Looking forward to seeing you in the spring for your special anniversary!
All the very best
Gabriella & George
“Wonderful honeymoon in a cute little cottage!” After getting married a couple of days before we were ready to spend some time relaxing and that was certainly what we did! It was out of season so everywhere was very quiet & peaceful. We were the only o
“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 :-)
“Fabulous” On arrival we were amazed by the setting of the lodge. It was stunning. The cabin was beautiful and cosy and looked even more beautiful than the pictures we had seen which sold it to us in the first place. Julie the owner had left us fresh e
Lovely place, lovely people, great welcome pack. Fab setting. Comfy, clean, well -equipped lodge with wonderfully friendly owners. Fantastic base to explore area from, or it is easily enough to just s… More
“A slice of Heaven”
Reviewed 9 Sep 2014
Have spent the most wonderful week in the Brynmeini lake lodge with the family. The lovely owners, Julie and David gave us a warm welcome and were always happy to help.
The lodge itself is just pe… More
Reviewed 19 Aug 2014
We stayed at the lodge for a low key / restful hen weekend. The property was very easy to find and when we turned up at the lodge we were speechless. The setting was very idilic and the lodge was si… More
“Wonderful again” This was the second time we stayed in this lovely cottage and it was just as great as the first time. The cottage is well equipped an there are lots of possibilities for walking and sightseeing in the area. Our hosts were very friendl
“Lovely cottage in great location and peaceful surroundings”
Reviewed 30 Jul 2015
My husband and I have recently returned from 2 lovely weeks at Avalon cottage. The cottage was comfy, clean and well equipped with everything one could need. The location was perfect to visit Exmoor, … More
“Well appointed, attractive property”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2015
We wanted a central location to visit both North and South Coast. Unfortunately, the weather wasn't marvellous but it helped having a lovely cottage to return to. The cottage is very clean and well … More
“Excellent accommodation with added personal touches”
Reviewed 19 Sep 2014
We were looking for accommodation that would enable us to have a peaceful holiday base while still being within easy reach of local attractions. Avalon Cottage was ideal. The gardens were well maintai… More
“beautiful.” have just come back from a week at Love-lee.beautiful quirky cottage.took our two puppy staffs with us.was made to feel very welcome by di and alan. liked the little touches,like the welcome pack.fantastic.you've done yourselves proud wit
“Fantastic couple of days” What a lovely place. The Shepherds Hut is beautiful, it is small but perfectly adequate for two - it is also perfectly decked out, everything is excellent quality and it is spotlessly clean. It is set in its own walled gard
Fantastic! A group of us hired the Safari Tent and the Red Sky Shepherds Hut for the weekend. The whole site is beautiful and really well laid out. I think it's great that the areas for larger groups … More
Thank you for your lovely comments. We do strive to offer a true "glamping" experience with all the little touches and so glad that our efforts are appreciated! Please do come back!
Reviewed 1 Nov 2016
We had such a wonderful weekend staying in the lovely Red Sky Shepherd's Hut. Karen is extremely welcoming on arrival and they are easy to contact if you need to with nothing being a problem.
We fou… More
Thank you for your review - really appreciate you taking the time to do that as it certainly helps prospective guests. So glad you enjoyed yourselves and would love to have you back anytime!
“Brilliant absolutely loved it”
Reviewed 8 Sep 2016
2nd time in shepherds hut. Home from home for def, and the bed was so comfortable. Everything you need in that little space. Loved it managed walk to pub even though it was raining with our two dogs, … More
Glad you appreciated the bed! We loved your dogs too - look forward to welcoming you back in November! (and then hopefully for a wedding!)
“Wonderful accomodation and hosts” We highly recommend the Rose Barn: it's beautifully decorated and well appointed. The hosts are friendly and helpful. The location is convenient to the Dorset coast as well as the beautiful countryside.
The Cottage is a quaint 1 bedroom stone cottage, perfect for couples, complete with its own unique, heritage style bathroom. Located within large native gardens, guests enjoy the peaceful surroundings whilst being close to local attractions. Guests also have the use of …see more
“A lovely place to stay in the most beautiful countryside.” The gite was lovely, clean and very well equipped. Our hosts were extremely welcoming and helpful with everything from recommending places to visit, to the best local restaurants, even provid
“Maison d'Amis met all our needs, location beautiful, lots to do in the area”
Reviewed 12 Aug 2013
Maison d'Amis is fully equipped,comfortable and spotlessly clean. Linda and Stephen the hosts are excellent they allow you your own space but are always there if required. The location of the property… More
“Excellent accomodation and location.”
Reviewed 13 Jul 2012
This accomodation was spotlessly clean and well presented. The location is superb - set in stunning countryside far enough off the beaten track to provide plenty of peace and tranquility yet close eno… More
“Perfect gite in a fantastic location.”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2011
The gite has been renovated to an exceptional standard and is situated in a beautiful position in a quiet valley. This is an excellent location for a relaxing getaway, and an ideal base from which to … More
“Lovely place to stay for a quiet break” Excellent location for a quiet break in a lovely cottage overlooking the mill pond. Friendly, helpful hosts too. There are plenty of interesting places to visit within easy reach. Would quite happily recommend
“Superb accommodation and hostess” After a long hot drive, arrived to a warm welcome and a cool glass of fizz. Beautiful and tranquil location. Fab downstairs room with own courtyard garden, room immaculate with everything one could want - all very tas
We booked to stay 4 weeks and ended up staying 9 weeks !
" liberte" truly was relaxing. we stayed in the appartment truffel. clean, stylish and very comfortable. most mornings we would have breakfas… More
“Still a wonderful comfortable accommodation” This was our 2nd visit to Biggins Grange Barn in 2 years. We loved it the first time which is why we returned. It is still a comfortable, well maintained, clean accommodation. The additional extras were ver
“Everything you need for a restorative and inspirational break”
Reviewed 27 Aug 2016
A lot of thought has gone in to preparing this lovely cottage for the perfect stay.
The surrounding countryside is exceptional - the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and sea are all a short drive away… More
It was lovely to meet you, very pleased you enjoyed your holiday. Would love to welcome you back, still lots to see and do!