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.
This luxury apartment is beautifully furnished having a good sized lounge with dining area, which leads to the balcony with pool, garden or mountain views.The apartment is situated just two minutes walk from the golden beach of Tamuda Bay. Two bedrooms - one double and …see more
Not suitable for children; Pet friendly; Private garden;
Old Chapel is a pretty one bedroom cottage with stunning beams and all modern facilities. It is in the lovely Village of Hayton, which has a Pub and a fabulous Village community. An ideal base for a relaxing or adventurous holiday.
The main living area of the cottage is …see more
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; Pet friendly;
Foxton Locks lodge provides the perfect getaway from the stresses of every day life. You'll find a perfect retreat from which you can explore the glorious surrounding countryside and numerous local gems, including the famous Foxton Locks.Our stunning log cabin is a …see more
I could not fault foxton locks lodges one bit, The service was amazing and they couldn't of been more accommodating. Such lovely friendly place to stay. I would recommend to anyone. I Will Most certa… More
Suitable for children age 5+; Car advised; Pet friendly;
The Croft is an idyllic 19th century stone cottage located in the heart of the Peak District National Park, Derbyshire. The cottage is situated in a quiet part of the Heritage Village, Winster. Located high in the village, it enjoys stunning picturesque views across t …see more
“Lovely cosy cottage equipped to a very high standard”
Reviewed 30 Nov 2014
Really lovely cottage equipped to a very high specification. We stayed when the weather was dank and gloomy and it was lovely to arrive to a warm and cosy cottage. The views from the garden are fantas… More
“Exceeded our expectations”
Reviewed 29 Jul 2013
The cottage is lovely and is in the idyllic village of Winster, in a very beautiful area of the country. The village shop and village pub are great. We had a fantastic meal at the pub in the neighbour… More
I am glad to hear you had a wonderful stay at The Croft. Winster is very peaceful, a real gem in the Peak District. I do hope you return in the future.
Die kleine Wohnung befindet sich im Dachgeschoss der rechten Haushälfte. Über eine Holztreppe erreicht man die etwa 50 qm große Wohnung. Eine Küchenzeile bietet alles, was Sie zum Kochen brauchen. Wasserkocher, Kaffeemaschine, Toaster. Ein großer Esstisch und ein C …see more
Not suitable for children; Car advised; Ask about pets;
Tripadvisor 5 STAR Townend Holiday Cottage is a quaint oak beamed 18th Century cottage, previously part of the Chatsworth estate. Townend Cottage overlooks the peaceful,unspoilt Peak District village of Sheldon; an ideal location for a holiday, just 10 mins by car from …see more
Great little cottage, ideal for a quite weekend for two. Spotlessly clean and well presented. A friendly welcome from the owners. Well located for looking around this lovely area. Great local pub for … More
“Perfect place for a peaceful getaway”
Reviewed 5 Aug 2014
We had a lovely time at Townend Cottage and can't rate it highly enough - it was really well equipped, immaculately clean, comfortable and had a lovely feel. The welcome pack with local eggs was a lo… More
“Brilliant Cottage, wonderful village, great location. Delightful !!!!!”
Reviewed 5 Aug 2014
This is the most delightful holiday cottage I have ever stayed in, it is clean, cosy, picture perfect!! the location is fantastic, with a lovely quaint little pub in the village, which serves real ale… More
Apartment is situated in place Brzac in Croatia. It is modern and clean and the owners are very polite. There are few terraces on Your disposal and a grill house; which is free to use. 800m from the apartment is a very nice beach, surrounded with vegetation. The owners …see more
A splendid two storey, three bedroom cottage nestling in the hollow of the hill, situated four miles from the pretty seaside village of Cushendun. From inside and out, the cottage enjoys spectacular views of the glen.Great base for anyone who wants to be surrounded by a …see more
Words cannot express the peacefulness of this location and cottage. It overlooks fields of sheep and happy birds cheerfully proclaim the beauty of the day. The flowers were fully in bloom making it … More
Thank you for the lovely review and delighted you had a very enjoyable holiday and look forward to welcoming you and your friends again
Delightful single storey cottage, attached to a converted coach house, with a large garden which backs on to farmland and orchards in the outskirts of a Wealden village.
Having recently been completely renovated with a large comfortable open plan lounge/dining room, a …see more
Nice cottage wih good facilities. Owners are welcoming and very helpful if you need anything. We enjoyed the fresh eggs for breakfast and the free tickets to Leeds Castle.
The cottage is in a great… More
“Well equipped, lovely stay with a great garden in a quiet environment”
Reviewed 3 Mar 2012
This cosy home is very well located to visit Kent. Many points of interest are easily reached from here. Train station, small shop, restaurants, ... at walking distance.
In the cottage you find any… More
“Home away from home”
Reviewed 30 Dec 2011
A late review but non the less a positive one:-)
We had a great time in this cottage. The cottage itself was fully equipped, nicely decorated and more than your money’s worth. The owners Saff and … More
Child friendly ; Pet friendly; Private garden;
Sensitively converted barn in quiet South Gower coastal location, 5 minutes walk to Slade Sands. Garden area with decking/seating, fitted to highest standards of style and comfort. Within walking distance to the best of South Gower, beaches, coastal path walks, quiet …see more
Suitable for children age 5+; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
Peacefully located on the edge of Penzance, Boscrowan provides a secluded haven whilst offering easy access to Penzance's excellent facilities and Far West Cornwall's many attractions. Peace and Plenty, a reversed level barn conversion that sleeps 4, and Ring …see more
Lily's Cottage is a traditional built stone cottage (c1750) in the the beautiful seaside village of Crail. It was probably originally a weaver's cottage (not a fisherman's cottage as some people assume) but it has recently been extensively refurbished wi …see more
Lovely cottage. Had a relaxing weekend. Was there for mother in laws 85th birthday and she said it was best birthday she has had . Great location, a short walk to coastal path that has stunning views … More
“Chill out time in idylic Crail.”
Reviewed 14 Apr 2013
Rented Lily's cottage with 2 friends for a birthday/post Xmas getaway.Knew it was the perfect spot to spend time together in a quiet, relaxing hideaway.Cooked wonderful food and did not even feel the… More
I am very glad you had such a good time and I want to thank you for your very kind words about the cottage. I have to agree with you about how wonderful Crail and the East Neuk of Fife is and I do hope that you make it back in the summer - it really is a fabulous place to be, especially if you get any sunshine!
“Perfect in every way. Gorgeous wee cottage.”
Reviewed 12 Jul 2012
My husband and I enjoyed a lovely week in June in this fab cottage in Crail. The decor was so tasteful and it had everything in it we needed. Perfect location too. We'll be back!… More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.7 km; Ask owner if suitable for children;
Oakleaves is a very comfortable self-contained annex within the owner's home in a quiet leafy road leading down to the sea. The self-catering accommodation has its own drive and is accessed through its own front door into a porch and hallway. The large bedroom, with e …see more
Child friendly ; Car advised; Ask about pets;
Bull Barn cottage is a new conversion of a barn dating from the early 1600's set on a quiet lane in the charming village of Kirkby Malham.The interior of bull barn has been completed to a very high contemporary standard with open plan/kitchen dining room and lounge …see more
“A wonderful cosy ,comfortable cottage with all mod cons!”
Reviewed 9 Oct 2012
The property is ideally situated for walking in Malhamdale and Wharfedale and is in a quiet country lane with a pub just 2 minutes walk away!This was our first visit and is unlikely to be our last on … More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 4 km; Not suitable for children;
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
Located in the centre of Seaton this makes the perfect base for exploring the World Heritage Site of the Jurassic Coast, the unique birdwatching environment of the Axe Marshes or just enjoying the clean, gently shelving pebble beach. Other local attractions include Sea …see more
We visited Seaton with our two young Grandsons age 2 & 3 and this was a perfect home from home. Spotlessly clean, very spacious and everything you need for young children is there, including toys. T… More
Bentley Cottage is light and airy and is furnished to a high standard throughout. It has a spacious lounge/dining room/kitchen including a wood burner with logs supplied. Three bedrooms (2 king (6'6" x 5') and 3 singles (6'3" x 3')) and three bathrooms (2 en-suite). L …see more
“Beautiful, well equipped cottage in a wonderful location”
Reviewed 30 Jun 2015
A really lovely cottage, beautifully decorated with lovely furnishings. Perfect for 6 girls - 3 bathrooms! All the furnishings were lovely - beds really comfortable, bedding really pretty. Kitchen … More
“Beautiful cottage, great location for exploring the New Forest”
Reviewed 18 Jun 2015
If you are looking for a beautiful cottage with great location for exploring the New Forest this is it. The cottage has everything you need for your stay and owners very welcoming and helpful. We arri… More
Bienvenue is a peaceful cliff top retreat that can be enjoyed all year round. The spectacular sunrise over the ever changing seascape gives rise to stunning views over the English Channel to France. The range of sea vessels from cruise liner to fishing boat create endle …see more
We stayed at Bienvenue with our friends from Austria for a week and a half in September. We thouroughly enjoyed our stay. The Holiday home was supurb (as was the weather!).
When you book a holiday h… More
“Marvelous cliff views and comfortable holiday rental”
Reviewed 2 Aug 2013
When we arrived we were surprised by the fabulous views from the cliffs, we were able to see France!
Very nice and comfortable holiday rental, luxury bedrooms and bathrooms, kitchen well equiped. Th… More
“Wonderfully Beautiful home away from home.”
Reviewed 20 May 2013
Amazing place to stay. Lovely walk to the cliffs and beach and very quite and peaceful. Loved going out for the day and coming back to a wonderful view over looking the canal.
Loved our stay there… More
Child friendly ; No pets allowed; Private garden;
Set in St Patrick's heartlands, 4 star Mill Barn is a distinctive, luxurious 370 year old stone cottage. Reclaimed pitch pine flooring, stone flags, wood burning stove, original fireplace, granite work tops, oak beams. Wonderful country views. A romantic location p …see more
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our vacation at the cottage and hope to return again! The cottage was AMAZING. It was nicely furnished, clean, fully stocked with all our needs, and the outside e… More
Thank you so much for your lovely review Jessica - it is much appreciated,
Robert and Patricia
The cottage, Las Vencías, is located on the slope of the dam of the same name, formed by the waters of the river Duratón downstream of the Natural Park of the "Hoces del Duratón". This part of the river is between the villages of San Miguel de Bernuy and Fu …see more
Nearest beach 29 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
The Cottage at Deerleap is a beautifully presented courtyard cottage set in the grounds of an impressive period house in the delightful Hampshire village of Rowlands Castle. The cottage is all on one level and so has easy access. There is a very comfortable sitting room …see more
“Deerleap is an "I hope we go back there someday" cottage!”
Reviewed 28 Jun 2014
Deerleap Cottage is a special place for a family wanting a bit of space to relax while touring the area. It is thoughtfully and well equipped, very comfortably furnished, situated in a beautiful setti… More
Thank you for your review. It is really great to know you enjoyed your stay at The Cottage at Deerleap. It is a lovely cottage in a really great location and we do hope we can help you again in the future.
Pallant Holiday Lets
“A peaceful retreat”
Reviewed 5 Mar 2013
An excellently appointed rental cottage behind a high wall in the peaceful village of Rowlands Castle and very close to the village amenities and Portsmouth to Waterloo railway line. Approached thro… More
Thank you for your review and we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay at The Cottage at Deerleap so much.
Pallant Holiday Lets
The Old Stable is a 5* graded character cottage situated above the Gwaun Valley in the heart of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, 5 miles from the coast and glorious beaches. This is an area of outstanding beauty with wooded valleys, streams and waterfalls (includi …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 9 km; Not suitable for children;
Jerry's barn is a stunning recent Barn conversion situated within a traditional Norfolk farmyard setting,the open plan contemporary styled interior is a light and calming space furnished to a high spec.
The barn features a large mullioned window overlooking a meadow per …see more
Jerry's Barn is a perfect retreat with lots of finishing touches, which we both appreciated. When we arrived there was a bottle of wine, biscuits, milk, teabags etc., and the barn itself if clean, com… More
“would recommend to anyone, absolutely stunning!”
Reviewed 6 May 2013
From the outside the barn looks stunning and inside is no different, the owner was helpful and friendly, the views that come with the home are fantastic, the kitchen was of a high standard and spotles… More
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
This beautiful unique 18th century cottage retains its original character combined with 21st century facilities and five star amenities. An open plan ground floor style makes it ideal for families and entertaining. The kitchen leads onto a secure rear garden with outs …see more
“Quality accommodation with high specification fitments”
Reviewed 3 Feb 2016
Only a mile or so from Junction 7 of the M4, this cottage has a rural feel tucked away with a small number of other properties. The accommodation has been delightfully decorated throughout with caref… More
We are so glad that you enjoyed your time at Little Chauntry and hope to welcome you back in the future.
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Croeso / Welcome to Talwrn Glas, a recently completed comfortable 3 bedroom self-catering accommodation with views of the Clwydian Range, the Dee Estuary and beyond.The cottage is part of a traditional Welsh longhouse that dates from the 18th Century, with the Roberts f …see more
“Truly beautiful... You HAVE to stay at Talwrn Glas!”
Reviewed 11 Apr 2016
Having stayed at Talwrn Glas once or twice in the past whilst working at Theatr Clwyd, the moment I found out that I'd be working there again I immediately got in touch and was lucky that it was avail… More
Thank you for your lovely review, we were pleased to have you back again, especially with your family, we hope to see you here again soon.
Reviewed 18 Aug 2014
Talwrn Glas was set in a very peaceful location but still close to a number of attractions including Llandegla Mountain Biking Centre, Llangollen Railway, Llangollen Canal, Llangollen Park, Chester Zo… More
Many thanks for kind comments and it is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Hopefully we will see you again so that you can explore the area further.
“Beautiful Location, Amazing Cottage and Wonderful Hosts.”
Reviewed 9 Oct 2013
I found this cottage at the last minute, when another let had doubled booked me and i was desperate to find something quick. I emailed Raymond and got a very quick response saying that he could help … More
We are pleased that you had a good time and we hope you will be able to come back again, we have lots of really good cycling routes and lots more to see and do, perhaps you fancy etape Cymru again next year.
Godremamog watermill offers a fantastic way to get away from it all in a beautiful secluded valley. It's wheel has been in place since 1885. Its four apartments each sleep 4, allowing lots of flexibility from couples to parties of 16 (sorry, no stags). Please go …see more
A beautiful, relaxing place to stay to re-charge your batteries. Warm and welcoming hosts, who can't do enough for you. Hot-tub and swim spa were brilliant. Apartment had everything we needed includin… More
“A Wonderful place to relax”
Reviewed 19 May 2013
The mill is a wonderful place to relax. It feels very remote but in fact is 2o mins from Cardigan and the coastal path. It was wonderful to go to sleep and wake up to the sound of the river (just feet… More
“Nothing less than perfect”
Reviewed 3 Apr 2013
We had an amazing time at the Mill. Our apartment was immaculate when we arrived and the owners Samantha And Chris had made sure the heating had been on so it was lovely and cozy. Our daughter loved … More
Modern kitchen with breakfast bar
Large dining table seats 10
Flat screen LCD TV with UK Free to Air satellite television
Spacious bathroom with shower.
Spiral staircase leading to three cosy bedrooms and upstairs WC.
Bedroom 1 - double bed, two single beds
Bedroom …see more
Nearest beach 53 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
Foxglove Cottage is a traditional stone cottage with its own enclosed garden.
Downstairs there is an open plan living area with sofa,coffee table, sideboard & television, dinning table and chairs
A fully fitted kitchen with cooker, microwave, fridge-freezer,
electric k …see more
We had a great time in Amanda's cottage in the countryside, with a private patio and everything to feel at home and on holidays at the same time. Amanda is very welcoming and breakfast is just amazing… More
Thank you for your invaluable review.
So glad that you enjoyed your stay in our cottage and I would love to have you back any time.
Best wishes Amanda
Visit Guernsey and enjoy the relaxed pace of days gone by. The Ellingham Cottages have a selection of two and three bedroom cottages, plus a studio apartment - all fully equipped, spacious, spotless and comfortable. With a large garden and guest library stocked with …see more
Spotlessly clean, tastefully decorated with lovely furniture, well equipped kitchens, spacious well appointed bedrooms. Very friendly and helpful staff and an excellent location with shops close by. O… More
The gentleman who wrote this stayed with us in December 2012 whilst visiting family in Guernsey. On meeting him we quickly released we both had a keen interest in sailing although he clearly had a great deal more experience and knowledge than me. That said he was still surprised to hear we had been out racing that morning in some reasonably heavy December weather. Anyway I am very great full to him for kindly writing this review and look forward to seeing him again in the summer. Many thanks.
Finca Alessandra is located in a peaceful rural setting outside the village of Mora La Nova in Catalunya. It is ideal for those wanting to soak up the sun while relaxing by the pool, taking a break from the hustle and bustle of every day life.It is a 3 twin, air conditi …see more
Our first time at Finca Alessandra, it was a lovely villa in a beautiful setting. so peaceful overlooking the river and the views from the balcony were stunning, the children really enjoyed the pool. … More
“Wow - what a place!”
Reviewed 11 Oct 2012
It's not a lie when Jane and David (who are lovely and couldn't do enough to help) say this is a little piece of heaven, it was exactly what we wanted and needed... Peace and quiet but still with plen… More
“A fantastic place to stay.”
Reviewed 9 Sep 2012
This was the best holiday from start to finish. The Villa was very nice and was like home from home. The villa was so close to the river that you could see the fish and then go down and catch them (ca… More
I almost did not want to write this review in order to be able to keep this place all to myself. I don't even know where to start: the place looks exactly like you can see on their site, only it has s… More
Situated on the seafront the property enjoys uninterrupted views of Largs and Great Cumbrae. There are two bedrooms, one double to the front of the property and a small double to the rear with views of the garden and the hill beyond. There is a fully equipped dining k …see more