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.
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
Ask owner if suitable for children; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
Sleeps 2 ideally - Rates are shown for the cottage for 2 people in the Master Bed, however an extra flat charge is made to make up a single bed in the second bedroom when booked as 2 or when used as 3 or a double for 4 total ocupancy. We do not recommend 4 occupancy, bu …see more
I would certainly stay here again. It is exactly as advertised. Lovely interior. Great pub opposite. Very easy and quick access to Skipton.… More
“If you want a stunning location for R&R or walking - this is the place!”
Reviewed 29 Apr 2013
Spent a lovely weekend here and absolutely loved it! Quiet, very pretty surroundings and just the ticket to be based for great walks and bike rides. The cottage is decorated and equipped to an excelle… More
“Very Nice Cottage”
Reviewed 9 Nov 2013
We had arranged an arrival time of 4pm but because we had been held up by traffic in Colne we were 20 minutes late and the key holder was not there, and had to ring him he was not very happy about th… More
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; Ask about pets;
The grade II listed cottage dates from around the early 17th century and many of the original features remain intact today. It has a large and welcoming open fire in the living room and exposed beams throughout the ground floor. There is a fully fitted kitchen with dini …see more
Delightful character filled cottage. Great location in the Cottswolds. Perfect for exploring within in the town or as a base to explore nearby attractions. Very well equiped including ectras .… More
“Absolutely gorgeous cottage with the perfect balance between old and new”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2012
I usually never leave reviews but we just had such an amazing time in Morton-in-Marsh staying in this fabulous little cottage I had to tell everyone about it! So for us the cottage was perfectly situa… More
Spent a lovely last minute weekend at The Cottage. Convenient location as walking distance to train station. Ideally placed for family get together, as we are all spread around the country. It was wo… More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.1 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
A newly refurbished two bedroomed ground floor apartment with private entrance, just around the corner from the beach and town with many restaurants and cafes, 2 minutes from the world famous De La Warr Pavilion and about 5 minutes walk from Bexhill railway station.Ou …see more
“Very nice property close to the sea and everything else !”
Reviewed 9 Jul 2014
Diane & Simon are the nicest people and own this very nice & unusual property in Bexhill.
We chose it for long weekend to Chill out, get some sea air and check out a few of the places and restaurants… More
Thank you very much for your great review, it was very nice to meet you both. I'm pleased you liked the bistro, its one of my favourite restaurants in bexhill. We hope to see you both again sometime.
Diane and Simon
“There is absolutely nothing more you could want for in this little gem of a cottage”
Reviewed 16 Jan 2014
This is probably the cleanest holiday place we have ever stayed in !!
Simon met us and showed us everything we needed to know and was so friendly and helpful and fell over himself backwoods to make … More
Thank you so much for your lovely review, and soooooo pleased you found Paddlers comfortable. Hope to see you again sometime.
“A perfect get away by the sea”
Reviewed 28 Sep 2012
Paddlers is a lovely apartment, very close to the beach, local shops and 5 minutes from the railway station. Diane and Simon make you very welcome. We highly recommend Paddlers and hope to visit aga… More
It would be great to have you visit Paddlers again and thank you for taking the time to write this review.
Diane & Simon
Nearest beach 28 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Bwthyn Bach is a lovely bolt-hole to stay in the small historical town of LLantrisant. It has recently been fully renovated to a high standard with wooden floors throughout, central heating and a modern comfortable interior. A great location to explore all that the area …see more
This 1st floor apartment is located on the seafront directly opposite the beach & within easy walking distance of both Hastings & St Leonards town centers, & mainline train stations. Beautiful contemporary decor with large light airy living area & balcony overlooking th …see more
The pictures on the Internet already looked fabulous but it was even better for real. We had a warm welcome by Gail. Allthough the weather could have been better, it did not spoil our weekend. We had … More
“Amazingly spacious and clean apartment with log fire and sea views.”
Reviewed 29 Jan 2013
From the friendly welcome when we arrived, with wine and a supply of logs waiting, to discovering the little back streets of Hastings, we couldn't recommend a better place to stay to relax and get awa… More
“Roomy, comfortable and every need catered for.”
Reviewed 5 Sep 2012
The flat contained everything we needed. It was very comfortable and the view is wonderful.
We were fortunate to have excellent weather which meant it was a little too warm at night in the mezzanine … More
C4 is one of 30 villas in a privately owned resort right at the Thung Tuek beach at the pristine west coast of Koh Kho Khao. The houses are owned by ordinary people who have invested in a holiday home, and the resort is run by a company owned by the house owners. The ow …see more
This place is magical! Never have I felt more relaxed and at peace than here. This place is great for any kind of travel group, family, friends, couples, etc... You can litteraly do anything you want … More
“Amazing Paradis Villa at Koh Kho Khao”
Reviewed 9 May 2013
Celebrating christmas and new years eve at the lovely island Ko Kho Khao in Thailand, is an experience I would not trade for anything. From the moment you arrive at the airport, the service from the s… More
“The place of total relaxation and beauty - in very inclusive little society”
Reviewed 9 May 2013
Me and my spouse have stayed there on two occasions, first alone for 3 weeks, and then with two teenagers for 4 weeks. On both occasions we stayed over Christmas and New Year. After the first time we … More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Car not necessary;
A spacious 1-bedroom cottage located in a tranquil coastal setting - breathtaking views of Slieve Foy mountain, Carlingford harbour and surrounding countryside.
A little haven with a large living/dining room with fire/stove, leading to separate kitchen with small wall …see more
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 st… More
“Unreal Scenic Hideaway”
Reviewed 20 Aug 2012
The House was great and easy to find, with the key sitting waiting for us.
The house itself was really well finished with all the mod cons, but still maintaining a cottage feel that makes you want… More
Three bedroom townhouse, with private swimming pool, Wi Fi, satellite TV system, full Aircon, located in a quiet urbanisation at the top of the hill in the Gran Alacant area.
Stunning, breath taking views of Santa Pola, and the countryside area, great for cycling or mo …see more
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
This modern apartment sits in a sunny position on a wooded mountain side at Bruckberg just outside Zell am See. From the South facing front balcony there are truly panoramic views towards Kaprun and the surrounding mountains of the Hohe Tauern National Park. At the c …see more
“A great place in a great location for a winter holiday.”
Reviewed 3 Mar 2013
Beautifully appointed and very comfortable apartment with fantastic south facing views catching the afternoon sun. Very well located for the Zell am See and Kaprun ski areas both downhill and cross co… More
Whitecaps is a 3 bedroom detached house in a 1930's private estate. The house is only a 2 minute walk from the sea and 5 minutes from the Hayling Island Sailing Club and marina. With a roof terrace with stunning views across Chichester Harbour and the Solent, this …see more
We were very impressed with the view from the upstairs living room and balcony. My three teenage children were particularly taken with the roof facilities and view, which would have been amazing if th… More
“Gem on the south coast!”
Reviewed 23 Jul 2012
We loved this house. Location is ideal, very close to the beach and within easy reach of many places to visit. Inside is fantastic, it has been refurbished to a very high standard and is extremely c… More
“Great time at Whitecaps. Would definitely recommend.”
Reviewed 4 Jul 2012
We stayed last weekend in June. House is great and ideal for a relaxing break. Close to the beach and backs on to nature reserve so wonderful views. Balcony and roof terrace are great spaces as is the… More
Nearest beach 51 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Delighted to be awarded a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014.
PET FRIENDLY - we welcome guests with pets.
Viewforth is a self catering holiday cottage set in half an acre of its own grounds on a quiet street in the Royal Burgh of Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire. Only …see more
Booked this cottage for a short break at really short notice. The communication was excellent with pleasant efficient e-mails. The cottage was booked and paid for within a matter of minutes. The owner… More
“Just what we wanted, perfect!”
Reviewed 1 Jun 2013
We needed a place to stay for a couple of nights whilst attending the Scottish Kennel Club Championship Show. I noticed this property because they took dogs but also we could book for just 2-3 nights… More
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; Pet friendly;
The Firs Garden Apartment forms the lower ground floor of a beautiful, Victorian, detached villa. It is self-contained with its own entrance and parking. The apartment's large, private garden sets it back from the main road.
The apartment is tastefully decorated to a h …see more
“Welcoming, thoughtful touches, newly tastefully decorated, perfect! A great place in a great place!”
Reviewed 21 May 2013
Fantastic apartment, beautifully decorated, very homely and really clean. Really thoughtful touches made our stay even more special - a welcoming cake and tea tray, lovely flowers and frozen 'Cook' me… More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.015 km; Not suitable for children;
NEW APARTMENT LISTING: This beautiful one-bedroom apartment has all the popular UK TV channels, 14-day Catch-Up TV, movies, high speed WiFi Internet and access to a beautiful, peaceful, roof-top terrace with sea views, trees, plants, bamboo decor, sunbeds, patio sofas, …see more
“A fantastic apartment in a beautiful resort; perfect holiday”
Reviewed 2 Aug 2013
The attention to detail in the apartment is brilliant; food hamper waiting on arival, beach towels provided, WiFi service, TV and even a pair of beach shoes each! The owner has also provided a very de… More
We're very much looking forward to having you both back in Playa San Juan! Thank you for your lovely words!! :)
The location of this appartment is ideal for those wanting to be away from the large resorts but somewhere that is close to a great beach, restaurants and shops, with good links to the rest of the isl… More
Thank you so much for your lovely comments, James! It was an absolute pleasure having you both here!! Come back again soon! :)
Nearest beach 0 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
The apartment is in a small block of six within what is probably the most prestigious developments to have been built in Newbury in recent years. It is spacious, light & airy and having an open outlook at the front is very attractive.Its within five minutes walk of …see more
We had a wonderful holiday in England. The appartment was great, very comfortable, well appointed and very well located (just 10 min from the city center, 20 min from the railway station on foot and … More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.015 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
NEW APARTMENT LISTING: This beautiful two-bedroom apartment has all the popular UK TV Channels, 14-day Catch-Up TV, movies, high speed WiFi Internet and access to a beautiful, peaceful, roof-top terrace with sea views, trees, plants, bamboo decor, sunbeds, patio sofas, …see more
Beachcomber Cottage is located just four minutes' walk from the beach, Quiet and peaceful, this is a detached cottage with most rooms on the ground floor. Easy access to all amenities, including local shops, pub and cafe all within 5 minutes walk. The cottage has …see more
We stayed at Beachcomber Cottage for 1 week 17th-24th May 2013. On arrival we found the cottage to be very clean and comfortable and there were fresh cut flowers in the dining room and sitting room. T… More
“Spacious comfortable cottage in excellent location”
Reviewed 7 May 2013
We stayed at Beachcomber Cottage for a week over Easter, with various members of our extended family visiting from nearby Norwich. We found the property very comfortable with an excellent layout of b… More
“Fantastic Cottage, Lovely Location, Great for families.”
Reviewed 21 Apr 2013
What a fantastic Cottage. My Family and I stayed for a weekend in April. The cottage was brilliant and had everything you would need. The house is so versatile. It's perfect for a lovely sunny day as… More
Nearest beach 60 km; Suitable for children age 5+; Car not necessary;
Situated down a quiet close off Peebles High Street. Semi detached , 100 plus year old cottage. Compact , newly refurbished, modern interior . Longer month lets available too. Living room with real log fire. Logs nearby garage .Contemporary Kitchen. Microwave, washi …see more
Just returned from 1 week stay at Tweed Cottage and already missing Pebbles. Stayed with my wife and although the weather wasn't what we had hoped for, it certainly didn't spoil our stay. Cottage itse… More
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Alexandria
2 4 4 nights min stay
4 nights min stay
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
2 bedroomed, fully furnished flat in an excellent location for touring in Loch Lomond area. Near Balloch and visitor centre. Other facilities include fridge freezer, washing machine, shower, private parking, sky TV and internet. Railway station 10 minute walk. 30 minute …see more
Lovely clean flat in a fantastic location. Just a few minutes' walk from Loch Lomond. It was great to find a homely place to stay with loads of room for the 3 of us, and all the facilities we needed… More
Thank you so much for your kind review. So glad you would recommend my apartment .
Reviewed 17 Jun 2015
Lovely apartment, has everything you need. Good location. Parking outside your door.
Is near to a busy-ish road. Wasnt an issue for us or our young kids but just to bear in mind if you are light slee… More
Thanks for your review. It is a great location with everything you need a few minutes away. Understand about the road but never bothered us either. Good to know about the hotel for future guests. Must try it, too!! Hopefully you will book with me again:)
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
This property is ideal for a small family of 3 or a couple. THE HOUSE IS SPLIT INTO TWO SEPARATE UNITS. BOTH HAVE SEPARATE ENTRANCES AND DRIVEWAYS.With two lakes surrounded by mountains, a medieval castle and a country park, the views are breathtaking, add to this fi …see more
the best self catering accommadation i have ever stayed in. i would recommend this to anyone.the place is spotles clean, plenty of cooking utensils. and nice garden
the car was secure with goog secu… More
So pleased you enjoyed your stay and thankyou for your kind review of our property. Maria
“The most comfortable and well equipped holiday home I've stayed in”
Reviewed 3 Nov 2012
The title says it all. I've stayed in maybe types of accomodation in Llanberis over the years, usually either side of the school half-term in October. Sometimes with my wife, sometimes on my own. On t… More
What lovely comments, we look forward to welcoming you again. thankyou Maria
“In A beautiful spot”
Reviewed 13 Oct 2012
The house is in a quiet spot just off the High Street, close enough to shops, bars etc, yet when you sit on the balcony looking out over the lake you'd think you were a world away. The house is well e… More
Thankyou for your kind review we look forward to welcoming you in the future.
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.2 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
Rowan cottage is situated in the quaint seaside village of Rosemarkie less than a 2 minute walk from a long sandy beach. Chanonry Point, at the far end of the beach, is a well known spot for dolphin watching.The property has been fitted to a high standard with many thou …see more
“Wow! An exceptional cottage, excellent location - home from home.”
Reviewed 20 Jan 2013
We travel to Scotland every other year, to stay for Christmas and New Year - this was by far the best cottage we have stayed in. Everything you needed was there, plus little extras.
The cottage is ea… More
“You've thought of everything!!”
Reviewed 22 Jan 2012
What an unbelievably great experience staying in this cottage was! It was extremely clean and well-organized, and the kitchen is lovely and there were many little extras included. The bed was very com… More
Reviewed 15 Sep 2011
This was the best cottage we had ever stayed in. Modern & comfortable in an ideal situation.… More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 3 km; Not suitable for children;
This beautiful, stylish first floor 1 bedroom duplex apartment, set within a gated access courtyard of beautiful fig trees, features an open plan fully fitted kitchen-lounge-diner, exposed original stonework and its own private spacious sun drenched balcony, a most idyl …see more
Beautifully fitted apartment in a perfect location right on the quay within staggering distance of some great restaurants. We had an excellent off season week in warm Mediterranean sunshine getting to… More
Exclusive Location Ghadira awarded “European Destination of Excellence”
Close to the sandy beach a charming and cozy 1 bedroom apartment
free high speed Wi-Fi and Cable T.V
In Ghadira, a truly spacious 1 bedroom newly refurbished property. Fully Air-conditioni …see more
“Lovely apartment, has everything you need for great holiday”
Reviewed 24 Jun 2016
Great apartment, Yvonne couldn't have been more helpful, even supplying us with towels for the beach. Plenty of restaurants within walking distance and more in the village itself,a short bus ride up t… More
Thank you for choosing to stay at this apartment in Ghadira and thank you very much for taking your kind time to review your stay. We sincerely appreciate your positive feedback as this will give our team and I to aim further improving hospitality, accommodation and services.
We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Any time you wish to visit the island again, it would be an honor to accommodate you again. All the best to you and greeting from sunny Malta.
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Our authentic Mongolian Yurt is situated in a peaceful french rural setting within our orchard on a large timber deck extending to the outside to give a terrace area with BBQ & private parking.The Yurt is approximately 6 metres across giving 27m3 of living space all …see more
Located in the very heart of Positano, the most beautiful village on the Amalfi Coast, this seafront holiday rental features striking views of the bay, a shared swimming pool and a semi-private beach.
Built on the mountainside, the house, just renovated, is o …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 6 km; Not suitable for children;
The village Post Office for almost 100 years, the property has recently been re modelled as a studio apartment for couples.
Conveniently situated on the shore road, with views from the large front window to Loch Long, and the Clyde Estuary, which is often busy with mari …see more
Found this awesome place by accident & so glad I did. With everything & more you would need for a relaxing holiday or a more adventurous one in & around The Old Post Office it caters for the sole trav… More
Hi Graeme, thankyou for holidaying at the Old Post Office and we are pleased you had a good time exploring the area and enjoying the wonderful scenery. Thanks for the great review, best wishes, and we hope to see you again.
“The perfect home away from home”
Reviewed 9 Jun 2014
This lovely little flat sitting on the water front at Blairmore was the ideal holiday flat - simply decorated, comfortable bed, great view, excellent kitchen, clothes washer and drier, great shower in… More
Thank you for your review, we are pleased you had a lovely time and look forward to your return visit.
Nearest beach 50 km; Not suitable for children; Car not necessary;
A very comfortable cottage full of everything you need for a quiet, relaxing holiday in an unspoilt, beautiful part of Britain. Allendale is in the North Pennines, officially designated an Area of Outstanding Beauty and UNESCO European and Global Geopark. The cottage is …see more
As soon as you walk through the front door you are struck by the sheer tranquillity and elegance of your surroundings. Mot Mot Lodge is beautifully appointed with everything you could wish for to make your stay a relaxing and rejuvenating experience. A short walk throug …see more
Ski; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
MONTCHAVIN is part of LA PLAGNE and in the centre of the PARADISKI ski area with 425km pistes. Perfect for beginners and experts alike and anyone else in between. Beautiful nursery slopes, long cruisy blues and extensive off piste opportunities makes Montchavin an exc …see more
“Lovely chalet with access to an amazing ski area”
Reviewed 27 Feb 2014
A big group of us (7 couples in our mid 20's) visited over new years eve 2013, and had a fantastic time in the two chalets.
We arrived late on Saturday night and were greated with a huge home made … More
“For a ski holiday this was close to perfect!”
Reviewed 9 Feb 2014
We were a large group of nine looking for a nice private chalet away from the main apartment/chalet blocks with a hot tub and a nice lounge to relax in, within close proximity to the slopes and some r… More
Reviewed 23 May 2012
A group of 7 of us stayed here for over Hogmanay/New Year 2012. It was a fantastic stay - we loved the hot tub in the evenings after a long days skis.
The chalet is about a 10 min walk uphill from t… More
This large self catering apartment (1260 sq ft ) has 3 bedrooms one en-suite and sleeps six with Super king, King and two Single beds, all deep mattresses for your comfort. It is on the Atlantic Road Coleraine and has all the modern touches you would expect in a luxury …see more
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; Ask about pets;
The Mews is a beautiful grade II listed cottage tucked away off one of the main streets in the centre of town. It has the advantage of having all of the towns amenities on it's doorstep, but has the peace and quiet of a mews property.The property has an excellent sized …see more
We were visiting family close by so this property was perfect. We had an excellent time at the mews and the accomodation was brilliant for our family. The rooms were all a great size and we felt at ho… More
Reviewed 21 Jun 2011
We stayed in this lovely town house, which was adjacent to the high street in the town centre of Tewkesbury. We found it very ideal for my ageing parents to be so central for restaurants & shops, but … More
“Great place to stay in Tewkesbury”
Reviewed 28 Apr 2014
We stayed for 10 days in March and the location was perfect. It was so nice being able to walk out the door, and be right in town. The cottage was lovely and spacious, and had everything in it that … More
Nearest beach 0.1 km; Suitable for children age 5+; Car not necessary;
A wonderful traditional 100 sq.m. house with unique & stunning views to the port and the village of Agistri.
The house features 2 spacious bedrooms (1 one with double bed and 1 with 2 single beds) with 2 en-suite bathrooms and an open plan living area with a full equipp …see more
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
Little Barn is a detached self-contained cottage, situated within our attractive gardens, near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire. Tucked away in a quiet private road, Little Barn Cottage comprises 2 self-catering apartments each sleeping up to 4 people. The accommodation in …see more
“Comfortable, stress- free stay in quality accommodation”
Reviewed 12 Feb 2013
Little Barn Loft provided an exceptionally comfortable and clean environment to stay in for 2 weeks. The temperatures may have been minus degrees outside, but the welcome from the owners was as warm a… More
“A real slice of rural England”
Reviewed 1 Sep 2012
Just come back from a stay at Little Barn Loft having thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, and having done such a range of activities!
Firstly , the loft itself; the accommodation was ideal for a family suc… More
Reviewed 9 Aug 2011
I booked the cottage for a week during May-June. The owner was very friendly, welcoming and helpful, offering local advice for tourist attractions.
A quiet lane leads to the barn which sits in t… More