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Romantic breaks (6068)

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.

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Carlingford holiday cottage rental

County Louth / Carlingford

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Car not necessary
“Lovely cottage” We had a very pleasant stay in this pretty and well equipped cottage. Great attention to detail has been paid to the restoration of the house and every effort has been made to ensure a comfortable stay for guests. Also vey convenient  …see more

from £68 / night

£403 - £488 / week

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from £68 / night

(47) Excellent 

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Mitcheldean holiday cottage rental

Forest of Dean / Mitcheldean

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Pet friendly
“Fantastic views, cute cottage” We based our holiday around our dog, who loves a good forest, so this seemed the obvious choice. None of us were disappointed, we were right in the middle of the most stunning forest location with views to die for. It  …see more

from £48 / night

£254 - £384 / week

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from £48 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Kington St Michael with golf nearby

Chippenham / Kington St Michael

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Private garden
“Charming cottage, fantastic location” We couldn't have asked for a better spot to enjoy our week exploring the Cotswolds and the Wiltshire Downs - the likes of Bath, Badminton, Lacock, Marlborough, Tewkesbury and more are all within easy driving dista  …see more

from £69 / night

£425 - £537 / week

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from £69 / night

(105) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Talybont

Barmouth / Talybont

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Pet friendly
“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  …see more

from £80 / night

£390 - £680 / week

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from £80 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday lodge in Portmeirion

Gwynedd / Portmeirion

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Private garden
“fantastic retreat” A truly outstanding place.Wondeful views over the estuary from almost every window. The owners were great and gave us tips on where to eat etc as well as providing us with wine and cake!!. Soo peaceful! With the availability of usin  …see more

from £150 / night

£595 - £945 / week

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from £150 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Langebaan

Western Cape / Langebaan

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.01 km
“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  …see more

from £70 / night

£435 - £525 / week

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from £70 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet rental

Isle of Skye / Breakish

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
Romantic self catering cottage on the Isle of Skye perfect for honeymooners.  …see more

from £115 / night

£550 - £700 / week

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from £115 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in Bathford

Bath / Bathford

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
“Cosy and comfortable cottage” We were very comfortable in this cottage. We found Bathford a convenient place to stay to explore Bath. We didnt use our car at all instead choosing to walk along the canal into Bath or use the bus. A couple of things we  …see more

from £100 / night

£675 - £795 / week

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from £100 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Northern England

Chester / Chester City Centre

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Car not necessary
“Perfect holiday cottage.” What an absolutely amazing cottage Driftwood is! I had the most perfect stay in this delightful cottage and I can fault nothing! It is beautifully furnished and decorated to a very high standard. The thought that has gone int  …see more

from £77 / night

£425 - £550 / week

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from £77 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Townhouse rental in Stow-on-the-Wold

Cotswolds / Stow-on-the-Wold

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Private garden
“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  …see more

from £118 / night

£561 - £996 / week

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from £118 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Elgol

Isle of Skye / Elgol

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
A recently renovated traditional highland stone cottage with attached barn. The house has lots of character - beams, glass wall, exposed walls, waxed floors, polished concrete. The house has underfloor heating, NEFF and AEG kitchen equipment, wood burning stove, wet roo  …see more

from £79 / night

£500 - £850 / week

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from £79 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Teuillac holiday apartment rental

Gironde / Teuillac

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
The loft apartment is on the first floor with it's own entrance from the garden. It has a bedroom with en-suite shower room and views over the swimming pool. There is a large open plan lounge, fully equipped kitchen/ dining area. The whole apartment is very br  …see more

from £68 / night

£420 / week

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from £68 / night

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Baden-Württemberg / Zaberfeld

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation

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from £22 / night

£149 / week

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from £22 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Northern France

Bayeux / La Bazoque

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 19 km
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
“Le Petit Promenant - What a way to end the old year and start the new” Le Petit Promenant is a lovely, homely cottage filled with everything you need to have a wonderful, romantic french break. The grounds are lovely and very private. Even though we  …see more

from £35 / night

£200 - £350 / week

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from £35 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage rental

Arun District / Arundel

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
“Lovely cottage, great location” We had a lovely stay in Arundel, Benjamin Cottage was pretty and delightful. The only downside was that for two 55+ year olds, the steps to the bedroom were quite steep and small. Lack of washing machine was a minor pro  …see more

from £110 / night

£675 / week

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from £110 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage rental

Plazac / Perigord Noir

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Private garden
“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  …see more

from £83 / night

£575 - £795 / week

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from £83 / night

(39) Excellent 

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Mitcheldean holiday cottage rental

Forest of Dean / Mitcheldean

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
“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  …see more

from £57 / night

£275 - £412 / week

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from £57 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage rental

Isle of Skye / Glendale

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Private garden
Allt Mor is a luxury holiday cottage with secluded garden on the Isle of Skye. Accommodation is designed for couples. The original Listed cottage is over 200 years old but the recent modern extension blends the traditional features of the cottage with modern facilities.  …see more

from £62 / night

£430 - £580 / week

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from £62 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Cardiff Newport Glamorgan holiday studio rental

South Wales / Cardiff

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
“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  …see more

from £40 / night

£250 - £330 / week

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from £40 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Widecombe in the Moor

Dartmoor National Park / Widecombe in the Moor

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
“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  …see more

from £90 / night

£315 - £445 / week

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from £90 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Beamish holiday home rental

Durham / Beamish

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Private garden
“Sheer bliss” 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 catering holiday we have ever taken.  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £880 / week

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from £65 / night

(56) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage rental

Lake District / Ambleside

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“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  …see more

from £55 / night

£320 - £520 / week

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from £55 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Chetnole

Sherborne / Chetnole

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 33 km
  • Private garden
“A home from home” Needing a break, and also obliged to visit family in Dorset, we booked Clockmaker's Cottage for the two of us and our seven month old son. It is a surprisingly spacious property, with absolutely beautiful setting. To the rear is a  …see more

from £75 / night

£350 - £850 / week

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from £75 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Northern England holiday cottage rental

Lake District / Kendal

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
“exceeded expectations” The attention to detail and generous extra touches make for a very enjoyable home from home stay. Cottage was very clean and tidy. Good communication with the owner.  …see more

from £70 / night

£395 - £595 / week

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from £70 / night

(16) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in Llwyngwril

Snowdonia National Park / Llwyngwril

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Private garden
“Lovely cottage in lovely Llwyngwril” We have just returned from a weeks stay at Bodlondeb cottage. It's a lovely cottage for a couple, with a great layout over 3 floors. The weather was amazing and so we fully utilised the terrace and BBQ during the  …see more

from £60 / night

£325 - £410 / week

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from £60 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Semoussac holiday gite rental

Charente-Maritime / Semoussac

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 39 km
  • Swimming pool
“Everything we wanted - and more!” We were met on arrival by Chris & Martin, owners of the gite, & welcomed with a hamper of goodies: food for a quick supper & breakfast next day, a bottle of wine & flowers! The house was spacious & very well equi  …see more

from £50 / night

£325 - £750 / week

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from £50 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Tarbert

Isle of Harris / Tarbert

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 16 km
“Excellent, very well maintained flat in a beautiful part of the world.” We stayed here for our honeymoon in July. The flat was easy to find, with parking right outside. It's right in the centre of Tarbert, close to shops and restaurants, and with a vi  …see more

from £90 / night

£675 / week

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from £90 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Patterdale holiday apartment rental

Lake District / Patterdale

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
Romantic getaway for two in the heart of the Lake District National Park with inspiring mountain scenery and walks from the door. Deepdale combines all the modern comforts you could need with the charm of the Lake District National Park. A wonderful getaway.  …see more

from £80 / night

£325 - £550 / week

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from £80 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b in Australia & New Zealand

South Australia / Clare

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Brown's House is less than two hours drive from Adelaide & an easy drive to the coast & the Barossa Valley. It is also a great stopover on the way to the Flinders Ranges & outback. It has the charm of a bygone era together with modern comforts.  …see more

from £106 / night

£468 - £878 / week

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from £106 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Isle of Harris holiday home rental

Lewis and Harris / Isle of Harris

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Private garden
“Isle of Harris short brake” Hi, The cottage is stunning with highs spec decoration and furniture Great views! Can't be better then that.  …see more

from £171 / night

£1200 - £2100 / week

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from £171 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Bunavoneader holiday cottage rental

Isle of Harris / Bunavoneader

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Private garden
5 star self-catering for couples on the beautiful Isle of Harris. Overlooking a sea loch perfect for a relaxing, romantic break. With sauna, cinema room, multi-room music system, ideal for staying in as well as exploring.  …see more

from £140 / night

£550 - £980 / week

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from £140 / night

(46) Excellent 

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Parwich holiday cottage rental

Peak District National Park / Parwich

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“Relaxing break” Great cottage in a quiet village,def need a car to get ariund though,great facilities in cottage,loved new bathroom even if it was far from bedroom  …see more

from £60 / night

£285 - £440 / week

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from £60 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b rental

Sunshine Coast / Montville

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
The Avenue offers guests a luxury experience in a spacious, self-contained cottage. With a beautiful, modern decor complemented by warm, wooden floors, guests can unwind by the cosy fire with a glass of wine, soak in the tub with a good book, or simply enjoy the birdlif  …see more

from £144 / night

£1003 / week

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from £144 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Glenridding

Lake District / Glenridding

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
A comfortable and spacious Lake District apartment for two people, with walking from the door and water based sports on Ullswater. A real home from home with views of Grisedale Beck and the Lakeland fells.  …see more

from £80 / night

£315 - £530 / week

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from £80 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Brighton

Brighton / Brighton Seafront

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Car not necessary
“Beautiful” 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 pleasant stay.  …see more

from £75 / night

£375 - £780 / week

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from £75 / night

(139) Excellent 

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Church Stretton holiday log cabin rental

Shropshire / Church Stretton

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 99 km
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
“Short winter break” The cabin was delightful, luxury accomdation with all home comforts. We had a lovely relaxing break sitting out on the decking in December, and visiting th area . The town was in easy walking distance to the cabin.I would recommen  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £500 / week

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from £60 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with tennis court in Framlingham

Suffolk / Framlingham

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Private garden
LUXURY 5* barn. Framlingham. PRIVATE HOT TUB +Parking. WOODBURNER. Half an acre of garden. Superkingsize bed. Roll top bath. Shower. Bespoke kitchen. Tennis Court. Stylish decor. Underfloor heating thoughout. 37"TV. Blu-Ray/DVD player. Ipod dock. SMEG fridge/freezer.  …see more

from £99 / night

£625 - £799 / week

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from £99 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Balnarring

Mornington Peninsula / Balnarring

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
Cool - Art and the coolest of architecturally designed spaces make Coolart Studios an exciting addition to the Mornington Peninsula. Set among towering gums and native gardens. Quite simply the whole place oozes…one thing…..coolness.Some memorable peninsula produce, a g  …see more

from £148 / night

£942 - £1477 / week

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from £148 / night

(18) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in Seglien

Morbihan / Seglien

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Private garden
A complete get away from the madding crowd! Sounds tempting? Read on......A stunning cottage, on the edge of a small, picturesque rural village, Croquignolet boasts absolute peace and quiet.  …see more

from £43 / night

£297 / week

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from £43 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Rhydwyn

Rhydwyn / Church Bay

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
The LOFT B&B at PEN Y GRAIG is a cosy and romantic self contained first floor barn apartment with white washed walls, exposed beams, original barn doors, pine floors and views from the living room to the sea. 3 night minimum stay on Bank Holiday weekends and from May -  …see more

from £88 / night

£616 / week

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from £88 / night