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.
“Relaxing rural Welsh paradise” My husband and I enjoyed a 4 night stay at The Creamery/The Hideaway. The Hideaway was cosy and ideal for a romantic stay with the luxurious hot tub just outside. Thomas and his wife go to a lot of trouble welcoming you
We absolutely loved staying at the hideaway.
The owners had made loads of effort to make our stay wonderful. With treats layed out when we arrived and homemade bread and jam left in the kitchen.
We're very happy to hear you loved staying at the Hideaway....we wanted to create a special place for couples who feel like treating themselves to a little bit of luxury, or as my Nan used to say - 'A little bit of what you fancy does you good' ! All the best
“Beautiful Riverside Location” This is a great area of the country, plenty to do and loads of beautiful walks all around. The cottage itself was very peaceful, it was amazing to wake up and look out over the river each morning.
We stayed at Tidelands for a short break, Liz was there to meet us when we arrived and showed us around the accommodation. The boathouse was excellent, very clean and with all the little extras that s… More
“Tidelands Boathouse meets all expectations and more!!”
Reviewed 9 Jul 2016
The Boathouse is situated in the most beautiful location. I was looking to escape the "Rat Race" and this was the ideal location. The tranquility allowed me to unwind and relax completely. I would hig… More
“The perfect location for sailing”
Reviewed 12 Aug 2013
Within minutes of arriving at the boathouse we realised that we had made the right choice. The location was beautiful and ideally situated for ease of access and yet providing a quiet rural location.
“Great location, great facilities, great welcome - highly recommended 4*” Easy to find and in a great location, I can highly recommend Acorns Garden Apartment at Hedgehog Corner if you;re looking for a luxurious, relaxing place to stay. Joy's welcome i
Acorns is wonderful for a short break and has everything you need for your stay.
The apartment has plenty of space, a large conservatory, fantastic kitchen and bathroom
and the hot tub is just great… More
And it was brilliant welcoming you back again!
Here's to your next visit!
“Amazing, peaceful, relaxing, everything you could possibly need all wrapped up in a beautiful, romantic retreat”
Reviewed 7 Sep 2015
Joy was fabulous from start to finish. She was very accommodating with my wishes to surprise my partner for our anniversary by making it extra special. We had email communication over several weeks be… More
Thank you for your generous words. I am delighted it all went so well for such a special anniversary. Yes, this guest is absolutely correct, if there are any one nights available between bookings they are bookable on my home web site where you can also see a film of the Hot Tub and property and other sister property with same facilities including a private Hot Tub too.
Thank you for being such special guests and hope to see you again one day soon!
“Cosy and relaxing”
Reviewed 20 Mar 2015
Ideal for short break or holiday, close to River Cottage and the Jurassic Coast.
The breakfast basket was superb every taste catered for.… More
Thank you for your time in writing such lovely lines about our Acorns Apartment.
I am very grateful to you for choosing to stay here and delighted you enjoyed your visit.
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… More
Thank you for your review. We would certainly welcome you back to the cottage and I am sorry you got the impression that this would not be the case. We have always welcomed dogs to the cottage – and as you know have 2 of our own. On this occasion we were quite happy to accommodate 3 dogs (our normal policy being 2) and although the puppy did bark this did not cause us a problem.
Julie and David
“Brilliant!” This is our second visit to this apartment, the owner Amanda is always so welcoming and always makes time to pop by and say hello to her guests. The apartment is fully equipped, kettle, fridge, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, cooke
This is great apartment with everything you need.
I feel a car is needed to visit various places but use a bus for Oxford, which the bus stop onle a 10 min walk away. John and Amanda was very frien… More
So glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope you will return in the future.
“Beautiful apartment but be aware of the location.”
Reviewed 24 Jul 2016
This apartment is lovely but the location is both good and bad. It is off the beaten path. No way to easily get to Oxford except by rental car, taxi or bus. Groceries? Do you want to carry them on th… More
“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
“Great stay” Fabulous apartment in a brilliant central location. Had everything we needed and was in walking distance of everywhere we wanted to go. The only negatives were the broken bin and extra door locks hanging off but didn't ruin the stay. Would
Regency Retreat was absolutely wonderful.
Beautiful decor and layout, clean, comfy and surprisingly quiet.
I have definitely bookmarked you for further bookings.
Thank you very much for a more than… More
“An excellent apartment, in a great location with great views”
Reviewed 30 May 2014
We really enjoyed our stay on the Brighton seafront in this quite luxurious apartment, and right in the heart of the city. We were a bit concerned as taking our young baby we needed to set up the trav… More
“Great apartment with Victorian charm”
Reviewed 28 Jun 2016
Lovely apartment on the first floor in a Victorian terraced street overlooking Regency Square with a huge bay window with side views to the sea and near to the new 'I' 360 observation tower. Great pos… More
I'm sorry to hear that the mattress isn't to your taste. This is a very expensive top spec Hypnos hotel standard mattress (the same one used in Premier Inn nationwide). All of the other reviews we've had about the mattress have said how good it is.
When myself and my family have stayed there we've always slept very well.
Re-decoration of the hall and stairs including carpets is all paid for and is due to begin shortly. (Persuading and then getting the money out of 8 flats has taken ages but it's now paid for an due to start).
I have asked the maintenance company to increase the strength of the spring on the front door. It should close automatically. This will be fixed this week.
“Faultless” Although we only stayed over a long weekend at the Mistal we found the accomodation
everything we wanted it to be,the web photos not doing the "cottage" justice. A warm
welcome from our hosts completed a perfect stay.
Nice Cottage with a wonderful landscape! Friendly and helpful renter. Great furniture with a beautiful electric fireplace.… More
Thank you for the positive feedback. We are pleased that you had a good experience in the cottage and enjoyed the beautiful Derbyshire countryside.
Helen and Tony
“Wonderful 'get-away' for two!”
Reviewed 19 Sep 2014
Mistal is a very comfortable cottage in a pleasant location. It was beautifully clean with fresh flowers and a tea-time snack provided. We enjoy walking and cycling and suitable trails are within easy… More
“An exceptionally peaceful and relaxing stay”
Reviewed 18 Aug 2014
I enjoyed a most peaceful stay in August of 2014.
Helen is very accommodating and ensures she is on hand to attend to all needs. I was impressed with her consistent high level of service and atten… More
“Perfect for a couple who like rural surroundings” We had the warmest of welcomes from Brian. The cottage is extremely well decorated & maintained. The equipment is second to none in our experience, providing all those little things that many propertie
Cider Cottage has everything you need for a country break. The decor and furnishings are lovely, there's a very comfortable bed, and a modern en suite bathroom. The double-height living room is spac… More
Thank you for your kind review. It's always encouraging to have repeat visitors.
“Lovely, clean, quiet and comfortable barn just a short walk to Bath” We loved our stay in this great barn, the pictures do not do it justice and were surprised with the size of it. On the first night we discovered how easy it was to walk to Bath when
We stayed at the cottage for 2 nights and it was just wonderful. Beautifully presented,cosy and very clean.
It had all we needed and more.
Location was great just a short walk to shops and restaur… More
Reviewed 9 Dec 2013
The barn was perfect for our girls' weekend in Bath! The property is beautifully furnished & provided a warm, cosy retreat for a relaxing stay. It is very luxurious & the lovely finishing touches made… More
“Get into a comfortable groove ...” Great location just down from the Cumberland pub so you can walk up the hill to the City centre or round the corner to Stockbridge & sample the bijou shops and restaurants. Got a taxi from Waverley train station(£4)
We spent 5 days in Edinburgh and were lucky enough to discover this apartment. Most of the apartments to rent are small but not all are cosy and this one definitely is! We traveled with a toddler and … More
“Pretty appartment, perfectly located”
Reviewed 27 May 2013
A great, warm greeting from the owner who was full of brilliant facts about his apartment and the local area. Conveniently located a little away from the city centre and from Stockbridge which is full… More
Reviewed 23 May 2013
A beautiful flat in an excellent location in Edinburgh. Easy walk to Royal Mile, shops and cafes. Felt totally safe. Beds were great, facilities excellent. Appreciated the tourist information though… More
“An oasis of comfort and relaxation” The apartment is ideally situated, being within easy walking distance to the centre of Olhao, along the waterfront. It is modern, light, bright, extremely comfortable and well equipped. The sea view from the spaciou
We actually rented 2 apartments in this complex but this particular apartment was the superior one because it was more like home from home with lots of extra little touches like the beach umbrella and… More
Thank you very much for your feedback, It is very much appreciated and we hope to see you again in 2017.
“Superb apartment situated near the marina.”
Reviewed 3 Jun 2012
We loved the apartment which is modern and very comfortable and especially the west facing balcony overlooking the nature park. The swimming pool on the roof was great and there's a fantastic view of… More
We booked the peacock cottages for two weeks because on the internet they said it had a private garden and direct view of the coast.
We where very disapointed when we discovered we had no direct entr… More
We have received some lovely reviews for this property so we are disappointed that you did not enjoy your stay. The cottage is a listed building with Historic Scotland and it is over 100 years old so the layout may not suit everyone and it is probably quite different from a modern home but most people do appreciate the quirky character of the property. We aim to provide a welcoming ambience by ensuring it is very clean and warm on arrival with a generous welcome basket of island produce and lots of information about the amenities of the island. The cottage is very well equipped with everything you would need including a full size kitchen with oven, hob, fridge, microwave, dishwasher and plenty of crockery, pots and utensils. In the living area, there is a small leather sofa and an easy chair, as can be seen in the photos on the website. It is a small cottage and we do make a point of this in the description. However, there is a separate adjoining laundry room for exclusive use by Peacock guests with washing machine, clothes airer and tumble drier; and this can be used for storage of suitcases, bikes, golf equipment, etc. We will be changing the wardrobe this winter for one with extra drawer space so this will improve the storage for clothes. We have provided a separate garden area for Peacock guests overlooking the bay and the guests in the adjoining property are informed about this. It is necessary to circumnavigate the adjoining property to reach the garden. The gardens surround both properties are they are communal for everyone to enjoy. There are lawns and herbaceous borders which are very well stocked and the gardens are beautifully maintained by a team of gardeners. One point we particularly would like to mention is that we are available in the art gallery next to the property from 10am until 5pm everyday to help with any queries from our guests and it is our pleasure to provide assistance so that guests can fully enjoy their stay.
“Rose Barn” The barn was amazing , high quality and peaceful .A perfect place to stay to take in the gorgeous dorset countryside and jurassic coastline .
The bottle of wine on arrival was a lovely touch and a few provisions such as tea and coffee were
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 country… More
Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay.
Reviewed 6 Dec 2016
Stayed for 3 nights .Beautiful accommodation and so relaxing. Log fire and cottage furnished to a high standard. Bottle of wine awaiting and lovely xmas tree. Cottage so warm on arrival as weather wa… More
“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!
“Perfect” Fabulous. Clean, modern, comfortable and perfectly located for Ilfracombe and North Devon. Most people would like to know about the kitchen, bed and bathroom. These were all high quality and immaculate.
After having a stressfull few months since my husbands stroke, we had an all too short stay (4 nights), in this wonderful apartment. I am a very fussy "renter" - the first impression for me is the sme… More
Thank you so much for leaving such a wonderful review, and pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully we'll have the opportunity to welcome you back one day. Kind regards, James
Reviewed 1 Jul 2013
Just returned from a short break to Cove View in Ilfracombe. Have stayed in many high quality hotels/apartments and have to say this property is up there with the best of them. Every creature comfort … More
Thank you for your review of 3 Cove View. We're really pleased you liked the apartment and enjoyed your stay. Best wishes. James Low
Reviewed 17 Jul 2016
As Ilfracombe newbies, me and my wife were looking forward to this break and we weren't disappointed. From the start the owner was helpful and answered any enquiries in hours by email. The apartment i… More
Thank you so much for your lovely review. So glad you enjoyed your stay at 3 Cove View, and that you hope to return again. Glad you had an opportunity to use the beach bag and didn't need the umbrella! We would love to welcome you to Cove View again, do get in touch if you wish to book for next year. Kind regards, James.
“Brilliant” Me and my partner have just spent the weekend here. The owner was so lovely and welcoming. The pictures don't do it justice this place is beautiful. I would highly recommend booking as you will not be disappointed at all. We had everything
A very well appointed cottage/apartment with plenty of space for two. Beautiful views from the rear of the property and well sited to explore Lewis. One downside is the oil factory just down the lane … More
“Mrs” Cute , cosy cottage in a fantastic location
Close to the harbour. Tastefully decorated, lovely and warm and all the home comforts you could hope for. Brixham is a fascinating, colourful place
Lots of lovely walks and good restaurants. Especial
I stayed in seabird cottage recently with my boyfriend and my parents. As soon as i entered the property i felt at home, Its so welcoming and comfortable,the decor is stylish and modern, without feeli… More
Thank you Laura so glad you enjoyed you stay, we love our cottage and delight in Brixham so glad you also enjoyed the experience.
(Will look at getting a set of knives - thanks for your feedback)
David & Clare
“A delightful cottage with lovely furnishings, in a quaint area just above the harbour.”
Reviewed 17 Jun 2013
The cottage was immaculate and beautifully furnished with care and attention. The garden was very pleasing, with sunny aspects. The situation of the cottage just above the harbour in an area full of c… More
We appreciate your compliments and are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We love our cottage and Brixham, so happy you shared in our experience.
“unique, cosy and charming”
Reviewed 22 May 2013
We thoroughly enjoyed our break away at Seabird Cottage. It is a tiny little cottage best suited for family or very close friends to stay at. It has been beautifully done up and is a well thought out … More
Thank you for your comments we welcome your appraisal and so glad you enjoyed the experience of our traditional fisherman's cottage
“Gorgeous lodge” Myself and my wife are just back from a lovely relaxing week at this beautiful lodge. Immaculate and well equipped, overlooking some gorgeous scenery. I have to take a moment to say how amazing the whirlpool bath is.......I really want
Tarken Lodge is just lovely nestled in the woods above Loch Earn. We enjoyed a great week exploring this part of Scotland and the scenery and wildlife in the area is amazing. The lodge itself is exact… More
“Perfect holiday hideaway”
Reviewed 3 Dec 2012
This is our third stay at Tarken Lodge and it never disappoints. Its location, tucked into the trees with views of the mountains (and a bit of the loch too), is ideal for getting away from it all. It'… More
“lovely, peaceful lodge”
Reviewed 25 Oct 2012
It was lovely, peaceful, not a sound was heard. The views were very pretty. The wooden furnace was appreciated. The lodge was particularly clean.… More
“Excellent place to stay” The Bothy is conveniently placed for all the facilities of Lyndhurst. The accommodation was spotlessly clean and tidy and very well appointed in terms of everything we needed for a comfortable week. It was peaceful and quiet.
“A comfortable, clean and very well thought out property”
Reviewed 24 Oct 2016
the location of the property was excellent, very handy for shops yet a quiet position. Comfortable accommodation, everything you could wish for.… More
Dear Mr Newman,
Many thanks for staying at the Bothy once again and taking the time to write such a lovely review, we do so appreciate it.
Please do return soon.
John & Stephanie
Reviewed 28 Sep 2016
Just returned from a week staying at the Bothy and found it even better than we expected. We had everything we needed and it was very comfortable. A nice touch was the welcome pack of milk, bread, win… More
Many thanks for your lovely review, we are absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Bothy.
We do hope to be of service to you in the future.
John & Stephanie
“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
“Excellent Accommodation” Very clean and well presented accommodation, with all the facilities you would need.Ideal location with ample grounds for our dogs to run around in. Ample and secure parking for our car.The owners Chris and Eppie and their lov
“Excellent accommodation, lovely and highly recommenable.”
Reviewed 12 Oct 2015
Our family is visiting UK since 2009. Pond View is the best accommodation we ever booked. Modern standard, clean and well appointed, very quiet and lovely located. Very friendly and helpfull proprieto… More
“Lovely annex apartment in peaceful and quiet rural location”
Reviewed 24 May 2015
This two bedroomed annex apartment is separate from the main house. It is decorated to a high standard, was well equipt, had everything we needed - it was just what we wanted for a bit of relaxing do… More
“Peaceful country setting”
Reviewed 22 Sep 2015
We stayed in Pond View for three and a half weeks using it as a base for our UK holiday. It is located down a peaceful country lane in North Essex and a great base to visit several surrounding countie… More
“Cosy cottage” Stayed at Dove Cottage for weekend. Cottage very cosy and well equipped. Situated in the centre of Harrington with two good pubs within walking distance. Good base for walkers. Cannot think of anything negative, would definitely recommen
“Wonderful cottage in a lovely village - a little gem'” It's lovely to find owners which are trying to do the right thing - the cottage itself was great but in addition to that it was clean, had all the crockery, pots and pans that you require and on t
A great location to stay with a gastropub practically on the doorstep. The cottage has everything you need - and then some ! The owners are nearby, very friendly and helpful. We will certainly return… More
Thank you so much and we look forward to seeing you again
“Superb accommodation and facilities.” Ideally located to visit many attractions in County Durham and Northumberland this cottage had everything we could wish. The personal touch by way of contact from the owners both before and during our stay was muc
A wonderful cottage lacking for nothing. A peaceful location but close to all amenities. A perfect place to chill; comfortable sofas and an enchanting garden. The bed to die for. The finest self cater… More
Reviewed 30 May 2014
There were 4 of us staying in Shutters Cottage in Beamish and we were all delighted with the cottage. It had everything we needed, plenty of space and we couldn't have had a better stay. The communica… More
“Beautiful country retreat”
Reviewed 13 Mar 2014
The house is lovely-comfortable and attractively furnished. The kitchen is huge and well equipped. It was too cold to use the conservatory, but it certainly was an inviting space. The views from the l… More
“Faultless” If you are looking at this review I'll have a guess that you are looking to book somewhere - look no further and get it booked!
Mark and Sarah have done a tremendous job and we had a thoroughly enjoyable weekend. The cottage is perfectly s
“Ok fellas listen up im about to become your best friend!!”
Reviewed 22 Jun 2015
Guys, they may act fickle but women are simple souls, a little bit of luxury you've planned, a break from the humdrum of daily life and you can easily rack those brownie points up, BUT!, want to get t… More
“Wee Glebe is a 'wee gem' and we could not recommend this property more highly - it is perfect!”
Reviewed 30 May 2015
‘Wee Glebe’ is a ‘wee gem’
We have seen the whole project from start to completion and are so impressed. All the hard work put in to the structure and room design along with the beautiful … More
“Amazing place for romantic break...”
Reviewed 12 Aug 2015
We arrived a little bit early but we got accommodated straight away. Our host was very welcomeing and helpfull.
The 'Wee Glabe' is great place and the atmosphare of it is unique.
Everything in the c… More
It was a pleasure to welcome our first guests from Poland,also a wonderful place to go and stay. Hope you both return for many more anniversaries.
“Top class” Beautiful apartment in an excellent location. Bright and spacious with everything you could possibly need for very comfortable stay. Highly recommended, have already booked our next visit.
This is an extremely well equipped, superbly located and all round awesome apartment. Overlooking the sea and literally 5min walk from the beach and a nice walk into town. Lovely decor inside. Chocola… More
“A fabulous apartment with great views”
Reviewed 6 Jan 2017
Apart Met was brilliant. We stayed over the Christmas period. The apartment was ultra modern yet cosy and warm and was spotless. It was well equipped with all mod cons throughout and there was written… More