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(18) Excellent 

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Waternish holiday apartment rental

Waternish / Lochbay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

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from £60 / night

£275 - £495 / week

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avg. 2 hours 36 minutes

from £60 / night

(35) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Timberland

Lincolnshire / Timberland

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 64 km
  • Private garden
“The Low Barn, Martin” I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at The Low Barn. The accommodation was lovely - clean and cozy with a comfy bed and lots of privacy. The owner was very welcoming and friendly. The pub opposite does very nice food and I was enchanted
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from £65 / night

£250 - £350 / week

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avg. 2 hours 20 minutes

from £65 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Fauquembergues

Fauquembergues / Thiembronne

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Gorgeous, well-equipped, spotlessly clean cottage in an ideal location.” We spent a week here in August, this included my husband and I and 7, 10 and14 year old kids. We loved how clean and well equipped the property was. The kids loved the trampoline
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from £53 / night

£369 - £553 / week

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avg. 3 hours 30 minutes

from £53 / night

(49) Excellent 

22

Maentwrog holiday cottage rental

Gwynedd / Maentwrog

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“8th year and still as good” We have been visiting the boathouse for 8 years and we love it. I love everything about the place and I'm always sad to leave. We always bring a bigger TV with us for when we are chilling out watching films at night but
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from £52 / night

£270 - £937 / week

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avg. 1 hour 57 minutes

from £52 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Casares

Casares / La Perla de la Bahia

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £144 / night

£970 / week

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from £144 / night

(38) Excellent 

36

Killin holiday cottage rental

Loch Tay / Killin

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“October break” We had a lovely stay. The barn is right beside the river and nestled amongst the woods. Superb walks and scenery all around. The cottage had all the mod cons we could need
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from £90 / night

£545 - £950 / week

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from £90 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Pisciotta holiday home rental

Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park / Pisciotta

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

from £27 / night

£264 / week

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avg. 3 hours 4 minutes

from £27 / night

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Ski chalet to rent in Montvalezan

Savoie / Montvalezan

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

from £193 / night

£1,316 / week

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from £193 / night

(37) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday home in Killinchy

County Down / Killinchy

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Sketrick island” Fantastic place with lovely view and very peaceful location. Looking forward to next visit. Near to an excellent pub restaurant.
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from £110 / night

£700 - £840 / week

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from £110 / night

(51) Excellent 

35

Holiday home in Pickering

North Yorkshire / Pickering

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 28 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Just perfect!” Cottage was perfect in every way. Clean fantastic comfy beds. Excellent quality linen. Relaxing cosy log fire. Eveyrhing you need in a lovely farmhouse kitchen. Great hosts - nothing too much trouble. Would highly recommend.
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from £90 / night

£470 - £1,010 / week

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avg. 2 hours 59 minutes

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Riva Ligure holiday townhouse rental

Italian Riviera / Riva Ligure

2 7 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £106 / night

£439 - £807 / week

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avg. 2 hours 39 minutes

from £106 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Cottage rental in Saint Saviour

Guernsey / Saint Saviour

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £119 / night

£830 - £1,130 / week

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from £119 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Buggerru

Province of Carbonia-Iglesias / Buggerru

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £44 / night

£294 - £755 / week

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from £44 / night

(44) Excellent 

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Kendal holiday apartment rental

Lake District / Kendal

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“We enjoyed our stay” The location was perfect. Lovely accommodation, well equipped. Friendly owner. Thank you for the card and the chocolate.
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from £65 / night

£450 - £900 / week

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avg. 3 hours 15 minutes

from £65 / night

(36) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Chipping Campden

Cotswolds / Chipping Campden

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Lovely, quirky cottage in the middle of Chipping Campden” Right in the middle (literally, as it is on a street "island") of a charming village, our family of five fully enjoyed staying in such a beautiful, and spacious cottage. Fully equipped with thr
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from £120 / night

£800 - £1,080 / week

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from £120 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Pettorano sul Gizio

Province of L'Aquila / Pettorano sul Gizio

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Child friendly
“Great location, great views and great local food.” No expense spared on this holiday home. A welcome pack waiting for us and a very spacious, comfortable home. We wanted to ski and the short trip to the slopes was ideal as it meant we could stay in
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from £72 / night

£420 - £576 / week

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from £72 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Fordingbridge

New Forest / Fordingbridge

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Fordingbridge cottage” Lovely little cottage ideal for weekend stay grandkids loved the games barn and me i might add, would stay here again
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from £60 / night

£365 - £650 / week

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avg. 44 minutes

from £60 / night

(7) Excellent 

20

Home rental in Angmering on Sea

East Preston / Angmering on Sea

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“A lovely house which is well equiped for your holiday needs” The house is well equipped and has a good layout, the area is quite and the beach is very close and private a good place to get away from it all!
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from £400 / night

£2,300 - £2,950 / week

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avg. 3 hours 58 minutes

from £400 / night

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Holiday bungalow rental

Ninh Binh Province / Ninh Binh

1 20 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 20
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £22 / night

£150 / week

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from £22 / night

(3) Excellent 

27

Apartment rental in Moraira with swimming pool, golf nearby

Costa Blanca / Moraira

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £88 / night

£614 - £965 / week

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avg. 52 minutes

from £88 / night

(3) Excellent 

15

Home rental in Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt

Apt / Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt

4 11 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 120 km
  • Child friendly

from £125 / night

£873 - £1,242 / week

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from £125 / night

(71) Excellent 

22

Holiday apartment in Gorthleck

Loch Ness / Gorthleck

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Beautiful and quiet” Apartment was clean & fully equipped with beautiful surroundings, Jan was very welcoming and polite, the apartment was in a quiet & secluded area. We enjoyed our stay here and will definitely come again. Nas
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from £57 / night

£300 - £470 / week

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avg. 1 hour 40 minutes

from £57 / night

(35) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday lodge rental

Tattershall / Tattershall Lakes Country Park

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 42 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful & Relaxing” When we arrived the rain was bouncing down, we pulled up to the lodge with sufficient parking, made our way inside to be welcomed to a clean, warm and a beautiful view. We could not ask for anything more. The lodge is located onl
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from £90 / night

£420 - £860 / week

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avg. 2 hours 9 minutes

from £90 / night

(19) Excellent 

53

Holiday bungalow in Carrbridge

Aviemore / Carrbridge

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Lovely cottage” This was our second stay at birchtree cottage and we had another marvellous time. The property is lovely and the upgrades to en suite and family bathroom are lovely. We had friends join us this time and they very much enjoyed their
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from £190 / night

£1,200 - £1,800 / week

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avg. 2 hours 14 minutes

from £190 / night

(36) Excellent 

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St. Paul's Bay holiday apartment rental

Island of Malta / St. Paul's Bay

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely fantastic apartment” Apartment excellent owner Michael very helpfull overall a lovely holiday apartment was very clean good location everything you need in the apartment
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from £44 / night

£264 - £483 / week

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avg. 53 minutes

from £44 / night

(44) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Symonds Yat

Ross-on-Wye / Symonds Yat

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £224 / night

£1,395 - £3,975 / week

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from £224 / night

(56) 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
“Why stay anywhere else?” Tried to write a review a couple of times but glitch with TripAdvisor so third time lucky! Benjamin Cottage is the place to go if a couple want to explore Arundel and the surrounding area. It`s all been said so eloquently in
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from £110 / night

£770 / week

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avg. 2 hours 6 minutes

from £110 / night

(16) Excellent 

30

Holiday penthouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Los Flamingos

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic penthouse, can't wait to return!” This penthouse has everything you need to have a relaxing stay. The location is excellent and the view from the enormous balcony is spectacular. We spent many hours relaxing by the pool whilst the sporting m
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from £158 / night

£965 - £1,228 / week

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avg. 2 hours 9 minutes

from £158 / night

(36) Very Good 

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Cottage rental in Sedbergh

Yorkshire Dales National Park / Sedbergh

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Pet friendly
“Brilliant” Cosy, comfortable, clean little cottage.\well equipped, everything you could need. The location of the cottage is central for all the shops, public houses and eating establishments.
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from £50 / night

£250 - £380 / week

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(44) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Frampton

Dorchester / Frampton

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“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
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from £60 / night

£300 - £475 / week

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avg. 3 hours 11 minutes

from £60 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Skopelos Town

Skopelos / Skopelos Town

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £189 / night

£1,316 - £2,807 / week

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avg. 3 hours 49 minutes

from £189 / night

(31) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday cottage in Kington

Herefordshire / Kington

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden
“Short stay” Excellent, well equipped, clean cottage with loads of character. Great value for money too. Right in the centre of Kington with local shops literally on the doorstep. A great base for exploring Herefordshire and the Welsh borders. We hope
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from £60 / night

£400 - £450 / week

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avg. 3 hours 10 minutes

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(35) Excellent 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Hunmanby Gap

Filey / Hunmanby Gap

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic house” Would definitely recommend a stay in this lovely well equipped house! There's nothing missing!Exceptionally clean. Everything is provided for I Think! Only a very short walk into filey and car ride to Scarborough, Bridlington and Whit
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from £75 / night

£500 - £1,570 / week

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avg. 57 minutes

from £75 / night

(1) Excellent 

21

Solre-le-Chateau holiday villa rental

Nord / Solre-le-Chateau

3 9 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly

from £62 / night

£404 - £1,049 / week

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from £62 / night

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Holiday home in Vesseaux

Ardeche / Vesseaux

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £53 / night

£369 / week

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from £53 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Barn rental in Port Isaac

Cornwall / Port Isaac

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 11 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Absolutely brilliant” Could not have been better. A very well-equipped cottage in a peaceful location with underfloor heating and a log burner - ideal for a winter break. Very high quality fixtures and fittings and a great welcome including unexpected
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from £85 / night

£435 - £1,085 / week

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avg. 2 hours 33 minutes

from £85 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Manderfeld ski condo to rent.

Liege Province / Manderfeld

2 5 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

from £28 / night

£197 - £252 / week

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from £28 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Lizard holiday cottage rental

Cornwall / The Lizard

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
“Perfect get away for complete R n R!” We have loved our week in Lizard, exploring and coming back at the end of the day to cosiness of the Forge...a real retreat with all home comforts for 2!
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from £65 / night

£350 / week

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avg. 2 hours 4 minutes

from £65 / night

(19) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday studio with shared pool in Zabbar

Island of Malta / Zabbar

Studio 2 6 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 6 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
“Lovely studio flat” Lovely flat, very clean and the family whose flat it is are very helpful and friendly,everything you need for a self catering holiday.
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from £62 / night

£430 / week

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from £62 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Adelianos Kampos with swimming pool

Rethymnon Prefecture / Adelianos Kampos

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £193 / night

£1,535 - £2,457 / week

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from £193 / night

Rural retreats (86477)

Escape to the country – book a beautiful rural retreat! Choose from cosy country cottages, exquisitely converted farmhouses and Mediterranean-style fincas bursting with character.



Rural retreats provide the perfect setting for total relaxation. See our holiday cottages in Cornwall, the Cotswolds and the Lake District, or find a cottage with a mesmerising backdrop in Snowdonia or the Scottish Highlands. Further afield, explore the tranquillity and native wildlife in France, Italy or Spain from your own gite or trullo.



Some of our rural retreats come complete with private pools, BBQs, Jacuzzis and real log fires. They make perfect bases for hiking, cycling, fishing, or simply enjoying the peace and fresh air of the great outdoors.