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.
“1 Harbour Loft” 1 Harbour Loft is a very well presented and maintained holiday home. It was beautifully clean and very well equipped. The bedrooms all extremely comfortable and the welcome package second to none. The hosts are very welcoming and fr
“Nice house in excellent location” House had everything we needed. Only negatives I can think of are the dishwasher was very noisy and we were a bit short of wardrobe space.
Location was ideal for exploring the Antrim coast. Would definitely recommend
“Excellent base for group of 9 friends and family including baby.” We were a varied party - from 11 months to mid-fifties, 4 young adults - everyone loved the house - there was a room to suit everyone. The location was perfect for wandering around the
Beautiful house, clean and well equipped, central to all local amenities. Enough room for our large party of 9 and 2 dogs. Fab views to the front of the house a lovely week away. Many thanks.… More
Many thanks for sharing your feedback, glad you enjoyed your stay at Primrose House :)
“Gorgeouse Large House WIth Great Furniture and Rooms”
Reviewed 10 Apr 2016
We stayed in Primrose house with our 2 kids and aged 9 and 1 and other family members. We were looking for a house which was big enough and gave privacy when needed and this was perfect. The house is … More
Thank you for your feedback, I'm so glad you loved the house as much as we do and that you enjoyed your stay in Ilfracombe.
“A comfortable house with excellent facilities”
Reviewed 20 Jul 2015
A great place for a holiday in Ilfracombe. The house was well equipped (more than enough for a large group) and the kitchen appliances were good quality. A lot of care had been taken in furnishing the… More
Thanks for your feedback, so glad you enjoyed your stay at Primrose House
We believe it's important to provide the little extra's for our guests
Open-plan kitchen/living/dining area;
Shower room with corner electric shower, basin/unit and toilet;
Utility room with washing machine, fridge and oil-fired central heating boiler;
Stylish marble tiling throughout ground floor;
3 double bedrooms (Inc single bunk), mast …see more
“easy, relaxing, wonderful” Organisation - Roz handled the booking really nicely and was helpful in arranging the extra kid-related equipment we needed. We were met on our arrival at the villa, and everything was explained to us - couldn't have been sm
Roz the owner was very helpful and accommadating. The propery is well equipt for a family of four. It is in a peaceful location and the pool and garden area is wonderful as are the neighbours.
“Comfortable Base to explore the island”
Reviewed 1 Apr 2013
Situated off the main road this is a pleasant house with a view of the shared pool. We virtually had the pool to ourselves for the week.
We hired a car as there isn't really much within walking dist… More
“Wow Just Wow” It's the sort of home that you would buy in a flash if you could. Beautiful setting - probably the best view of all of the houses in the vicinity. The wonderful viaduct and river give a really unique feel. The house was equipped wi
When I was a child my family always had our summer holidays in Whitby. In my adult life, it was many years until I went back and now I can't imagine going on holiday anywhere else. I have stayed in ot… More
Great review, and a repeat booking from this guest. We always aim to keep our standards high
“Great location with fantastic views”
Reviewed 10 Jul 2011
Excellent value accommodation right on the bank of the River Esk. Lovely balcony overlooking the river, well equipped kitchen and comfortable beds. Make sure you take some bread to feed the ducks who … More
Once again, lovely to hear such glowing reviews, many of our guests stay with us again which is always great to see
“A truly great location and roomy accomodation!”
Reviewed 30 May 2011
My family of 4 including 2 teenagers stayed for 2 weeks at the property just in time for all of the dafodils to bloom. We live in Canada and are used to large rooms so we were looking for a spot that… More
Great to have such a glowing review, we always aim to keep our standards high and enjoy hearing that we have helped people have wonderful holiday
“a perfect choice” This is a beautiful house in a glorious part of France. The house is very well equipped and the owner, Penny, is a pleasure to deal with.
This was one of the nicest holidays we have had and we will seriously consider returning to Ru
“Perfect house in perfect setting - superb for all ages (6-seventy plus for us!)”
Reviewed 29 Sep 2013
Rue De l'Eglise, set in picture postcard perfect village of Maureillas las Illas was, quite simply, perfect.
We drove from Devon - via Dover - to get there. An arduous 3 day journey which involve… More
Thanks so much for your glowing review. Looking forward to seeing you all in 2014! Penny
“Cool Catalan Village Apartment”
Reviewed 5 Nov 2012
Stunning view of Pyrenees in this cool village pad. Great base for exploring beaches of the Vermilion Coast and Costa Brava.
3 bedroom, though one a kids attic retreat (with separate Tv) in great … More
Thanks for your great comments, glad you all had a good time. Penny
“My second visit this year”
Reviewed 18 Oct 2012
This was my second stay this year in this delightful house.
I found it even better equippped this time - just small improvements but the owners seem to have thought of everything. The house is so ce… More
Thanks so much for your lovely review. We look forward to seeing you for your next visit to Maureillas!
“We'd thoroughly recommend Wharf House” My family had a brilliant week at Wharf house. The location was perfect, walking distance to the high street shops and restaurants but because of the river location it felt peaceful and relaxing. The house is bea
“Fabulously located, spotlessly clean and stylishly well equipped property.”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2016
Wharf house is located with stunning views of the river Avon and landscape beyond yet right in the heart of the beautiful town of Tewkesbury. The property was ample for a family of four, (with two pre… More
Thank you for your review, I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay. I will look into the dining options, ideally I'd love to build in a dining area in the window seat area.
“Another great stay at no37!” Thanks John and Trish for a lovely stay once again. Visited drumlandrig castle and sandy hills and Rockliffe. Thornhill is such a great little village a perfect base for seeing the southern west coast.
We'll hopefully be
“Warm and cosy cottage” We spent the weekend at Fisherman's in Nov and although the weather in Dartmouth was very cold the cottage certainly wasn't. The log burner just made the comfortable, spotlessly
clean cottage even more cosy. I would certainly r
We spent a week in June at fishermans cottage and loved every minute!!
Fishermans is a lovely quirky and modern little cottage - with everything you need for a comfortable holiday and also has very, … More
Thank you for such a kind review. The ease of the Booking Service is greatly helped by the simplicity of the Holiday Lettings website enquiry facility. Looking forward to your return visit sometime.
“Beautiful Dartmouth Cottage !”
Reviewed 17 May 2011
A beautifully furnished, clean well kept cosy cottage. A delight to stay in. Such helpful and friendly owners, If you havent experienced Dartmouth you should !… More
Tracey. Thank you very much for your kind review. Your comments on our service, as well as the cottage itself, are greatly encouraging. Mark
Warm, cosy and open all year, it is an ideal base for families, walkers, steam train enthusiasts and bird watchers. If you're not any of these, just come along to relax and explore the town and surrounding area, always beautiful whatever the season.We welcome dogs as lo …see more
“Location, location, location” We just spent 10 wonderful days here at Naxos. This little townhouse is absolutely charming, situated in the old town, with authentic, Greek atmosphere and interior. The Naxos labyrinth with its unique, ancient architect
Thank you for the nice stay. Everything was clean as promissed, full service arranged and a lot of different thing in the appartment arranged- refrigerator, washing machine, iron, even all things for… More
Thank you for taking the time to write this review and pleased that you were happy with the service we provided!
It was a pleasure to welcome you to the island and delighted you enjoyed all the facilities of the property , including its great location so close to all attractions and amenities,
I look forward to sharing a glass of wine with you when you return!
Very best wishes. Lesley. Property Manager
“Absolutely fantastic house” We have just come back from a week in Burchley House, and all ages all agreed this was the best house we have stayed in. The house is very spacious - everyone was always able to find a quiet corner when required, plus there
We stayed here to celebrate an 80th birthday, the party consisted of eleven people aged from 4 months to 80 and one dog. The house was perfectly suited to everyone with well equipped kitchen. It was a… More
Reviewed 12 Mar 2013
Burchley house is fabulous and after spending a weekend with family and friends we can't wait to go back. Each and every room is extremely comfortable with everything you could want-nothing has been s… More
“A superb holiday venue”
Reviewed 23 Jun 2016
Our 3-night stay was a combined 50th wedding anniversary and 70th birthday celebration. Over the course of the weekend 14 guests attended.
What a fabulous venue for a party! The house itself was spac… More
This beautiful townhouse has the most stunning panoramic views, across the urbanisation down to the sea and mountains. Situated with a golf urbanisation, the rolling greens of the Santa Clara Golf Club are within walking distance to this property. Conveniently located a …see more
“House full of character with all the comforts from home.” Lovely Victorian house within walking distance of a sleepy fishing village. Plenty of room and space for our teenagers to be with us or be with the wifi. Nice of the owner to come and say hello
We decided on a last-minute break over the school midterm holidays and couldn't believe our luck when we found this house. When we arrived we were kindly shown around by Kim. The house's location was … More
So glad you enjoyed your stay, we look forward to your next visit, Rik
Reviewed 8 Aug 2016
This is one of the best holiday homes we have ever rented and we have rented a fair few all over Europe. First class accommodation equipped to home from home standard. Location, views, cleanliness… More
We are so please you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your next visit. Rik
“Lovely house. Suited us well.”
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
The property was great for our family. Two adults, two toddlers and my 12 year old.
Well maintained with all the essentials including a travel cot.
There were no window keys but the owner quickly … More
“Great location and facilites” This house gave us everything we needed for a great holiday. Clean, well equipped and in a pleasant area. Pools and public areas very well kept. Would recommend for couples and families alike. Six adults would be easily a
We have been holidaying in Florida for the last 8-9yrs always staying in Villa's, we have never considered staying in a town house before up until now and would recommend staying in one to friends and… More
“The house is cosy and comfortable- feel like home”
Reviewed 10 Jul 2012
Me and my four deaf friends- we have really enjoyed our stay and feel safe and quiet in this area, the security was on 24 hours/7 days by the gate and the manager in clubhouse were very helpful and fr… More
“Great house and community for a great price!”
Reviewed 16 Jan 2012
Stayed in Rob Burton's house with a family of 2 adults and two boys aged 4 & 9 for a full month in September 2011. The photos on holiday lettings UK definately don't do the house justice, it's nice a… More
“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
Thank you Nick & Jenny for a wonderful stay!
4 of us spent 3 nights in the cottage over New Year and had a brilliant time. It was completely stressless from start to finish with booking, payment, arr… More
The villa is on a small complex which shares a large pool with the seven other villas. The square of Tala is just a short stroll away. There are 2 en-suit bedrooms each with there own balcony with views to the sea, the downstairs is open plan consisting of a kitchen, di …see more
“Fantastic house in a great location” The Moorings is a wonderful house in an award-winning complex, developed from I. K. Brunel's carriage works near Lostwithiel station. Over four floors, the house provides excellent accommodation whether for two pe
This house is beautifully and thoughtfully furnished with outstanding attention to detail. The position of the property is outstanding with lovely peaceful views of the River Fowey and within a short … More
“Fantastic holiday accommodation, 5 minutes to the beach” Really high quality holiday accommodation, beautifully furnished and well equipped. The shared pool is very clean and large, and only shared with about 5 other houses, so it feels private. Lo
New to Holiday Lettings in October 2016, Come Home Cottage is situated just 2 minutes away from Haworth's historic Main Street and the Bronte Parsonage Museum. It is a lovingly restored Grade II listed building over four floors and is an ideal base for a Yorkshire holid …see more
Any closer to the water and you would be worried. This spacious townhouse is only steps to the pet friendly estuarine beach with no roads to cross and has amazing views across the water to town. Enjoy fabulous sunsets. You may see kangaroos grazing late in the eveni …see more
“Spacious, classy accomodation in superb location” This was our fourth stay in this capacious house. The four bedrooms and three bathrooms are ideal for our children and grandchildren. The house is very well equipped and decorated and has been consis
We had a fantastic weekend at the White House. The house is very spacious with great high ceilings and calm, neutral decor. Fantastically comfy couches with log fire, huge kitchen table to spend hou… More
“great house and brilliant location for beach/walking holidays”
Reviewed 12 Sep 2012
I have stayed at the White House twice, once on a tennis/walking holiday and this September with the whole family, grandparents and grandchildren. Both worked really well. The bedrooms are light and s… More
“Perfect place for a seaside get together”
Reviewed 27 Apr 2012
I stayed at the White House last summer with a group of friends. After an early morning stroll along an almost deserted beach, we played tennis on the local courts each day, then went walking in the … More
“Lovely house with stunning views” I stayed at Casa Alegria for 7 days in early September. It's a traditional house in a village, situated at the top of the village with an incredibly easy and straightforward drive up to the house (often in small whit
Had a fantastic time staying in Casarabonela! The house was perfect and gave us the opportunity to either stay in or quickly walk down into the village. Also, being in such close proximity to the mu… More
Thank-you very much for your honest and informative review !
“worth every penny - an excellent villa”
Reviewed 15 Aug 2016
Just spent two weeks with my wife and two daughters aged 9 and 15. The villa is very comfortable, well equipped kitchen, comfortable beds and pillows, everything you need including bbq and beach thin… More
I'm glad you all had such a good time at the house. We love the village and try to get out there as often as we can. Thanks for such a good review. Did you manage to go horse riding in the end?
“Boys Weekend walking and Drinking”
Reviewed 24 May 2011
The accomodation is first class which is like a a home from home. The view from the property across the village with the mountains in the background are beautiful. The village itself contains many s… More
Thank-you for taking the time to give us your experience of our Casita.. Casarabonela is definitely a very friendly village and even with limited Spanish language skills anyone can enjoy the relaxed village life !
“Very comfortable accommodation in real France” The Townhouse is the perfect location to give you the experience staying in a 'living' French town. All you need is within less than 5 minutes - butchers, bakers, cheeseshop, greengrocer, wine merchant
This 3-bedroom, fully air-conditioned villa is located in one of the best spots on the resort, in a prime location in Praia da Luz with stunning views over Praia da Luz towards the ocean and the communal pool with water feature. …see more
Menerbes Cottage is a very welcoming, spacious rental house in the gorgeous village of Menerbes, with a high, wide view over the vineyards and orchards of the Luberon valley. There are two double bedrooms and a walk-through children's bedroom, so the house can sleep 4 a …see more
“Beautiful West Cowes holiday flat” This flat is perfectly situated on the (pedestrian-only) high street. It is literally steps away from all the amenities and sights. The flat is very cozy, well equipped, and makes you feel like you are on holiday. Tw
As a group of 6, we travelled by boat from Portsmouth and moored at Cowes Yacht haven.
The location is absolutely perfect for anybody travelling on their own boat as the marina is literally a minut… More