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.
“Lovely Cottage, wonderful stay” Me, my girlfriend and our puppy stayed at Granary Cottage for the evening. The Cottage was perfect for the three of us, spacious and homely at the same time. Great for dog owners as there is dog walking paths and meadow
The Granary is exceptionally clean and well kept, in a quiet location. Very comfortable with quality fittings and the best array of kitchen crockery/utensils I've come across! Thoughtfully provided … More
Thank you for your kind words. It's important to us that our guests have a good time. We would be delighted if you and your family made a return visit.
“FANTASTIC COTTAGE IN THE COTSWOLDS”
Reviewed 5 Jun 2013
This was my second stay at the Granary, and I will stay there again. It has everything you need to be comfortable. Its surrounded by peace and quiet,beautiful views with horses grazing outside your g… More
Thank you for your kind words- we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
“Great villa, town and weather!” The Whiterocks villa was superb with all the amenities you would need, in particular
the pool was extremely clean and we used it every day in our 2 week stay.
The views from the villa were breathtaking!
“Wonderful house for a family re-union” Picture and description does not do it justice. Not fancy and luxurious but comfortable and homely. Large and roomy house with plenty of space for everyone, none of the rooms are too small. Nicely furnished and
“Spacious house with everything you need to have an enjoyable stay!”
Reviewed 27 Feb 2012
I stayed in the White House with a group of 8 friends for a short weekend break to explore The Forest of Dean.
This house is very spacious and can easily sleep 10 people with just about everythin… More
“Great for large groups”
Reviewed 3 Feb 2013
Our group of 8 adults and 4 under fives had a great weekend stay. this is a great house for large families or groups in a nice village location. Plenty of space to spread out and nice big bedrooms whi… More
“What a super location for cycling and walking and a cosy place to stay”
Reviewed 9 Dec 2012
The Whitehouse is a large and well equipped place for a group or large family. Its location is great for cycling and walking in the forest. You will need a car but local taxis can be booked - just m… More
“A little piece of heaven!” My sister and I stayed in Molly Cottage in early June. Upon arrival we were warmly greeted by Robin & Helen and found the cottage spotless, the wood pellet stove alight, and very well equipped with everything to make our st
Molly Cottage was perfect for a quiet relaxing getaway.
The views are wonderful, even if the sea is slightly obscured by the owners' house.
The cottage itself has everything you need, includin… More
“A Little Piece of Heaven”
Reviewed 15 Oct 2012
We received a very warm welcome on our arrival from Helen and Robin and their children. The cottage was lovely, very well kitted out with all we needed. Precise notes on how to work everything and s… More
“Feels like home”
Reviewed 21 Aug 2012
We were looking for a peaceful and comfy place in West Cork to visit and discover CO Cork and Kerry, and we were not disappointed with Molly Cottage. It is a restful place not far from everything you … More
“Badgers End Cottage” Had a relaxing break at the cottage. A pretty cottage in a lovely area. Everything you need is supplied and the owners are friendly and welcoming, with great ideas of places that are worth visiting. Bryan the dog had endless fun i
Fantastic cottage in great location. Carol was a superb host and nothing was too much trouble. Carol's hospitality went the extra mile when she offered to collect us from a local pub!!!! Will not hesi… More
“Bliss at Badger's End”
Reviewed 18 May 2017
Another lovely stay at Badger's End Cottage, nothing is too much trouble for the owners who are extremely accommodating. The cottage is beautifully kept and in a great location for exploring the Fores… More
Thank you all. After you have visited us I always feel like getting on my bike cycling for miles (coming back with the rosy glow!), then walking into the Forest to view the wildlife and finally having a Forest adventure.
You are definitely inspirational and I look forward to welcoming you back.
“We love the Forest of Dean!”
Reviewed 30 Jun 2016
Lovely cottage, really comfortable beds, everything we needed to make our holiday complete.
Carol and Tony were perfect hosts, not too intrusive but there if they were needed. Lots of wild life inclu… More
“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
Great location superb villa
Handy for restaurants and shops close to local towns and services excellent pool pool cleaned every day handy man very friendly … More
“Lovely villa in a secluded position”
Reviewed 25 Jun 2016
There were 7 of us holidaying at the villa, ages ranging from 7 – 72 years old. The villa has the all the space and amenities we required. The children really enjoyed the pool and spent a lot of ti… More
“Beautiful accommodation in a stunning setting” We had a wonderful time whilst staying in this very spacious and modern accommodation. There was plenty of room for the children to play inside and outside and the accommodation was well equipped. We part
“Peaceful and quiet location with lovely rural views , yet easy access to Llanwrtyd and very high standard accommodation.”
Reviewed 14 Jan 2014
We liked the location and very high standard of accommodation so much that we have booked again for next new year.… More
“High quality accommodation, great location”
Reviewed 10 Jan 2014
The name Gwedd y Glyn is fine but to call it a 'Holiday Barn' really doesn't do justice to this fantastic and very highly specified property. Despite the amazing space within the building, the under-f… More
Reviewed 7 Jan 2014
Exceptionally well restored barn, spacious,comfortable and luxuriously furnished. Warm welcome from owners. A real 'gem'!… More
“Fantastic, cosy... A dream” We had à very nice stay in skeabost wood cottage. The place is really pratical, WE feel like we could stay here forever. The cottage is really well located to explore isle of skye. All the books and hike maps help us to cho
“Incredible cottage with amazing views from every window”
Reviewed 23 Sep 2015
Loved the cottage, we liked how close it was to Portrree yet loved the seclusion/ fact that it was setback on its own outside of town. The kitchen was great and had everything we needed ( really appre… More
Reviewed 19 Aug 2014
Cottage is as good as it looks in the pictures with great outlook across green fields. It's well equipped and maintained and we would be happy to stay there again. Good location for touring the north… More
“Superb - hope to be back!!”
Reviewed 18 Aug 2014
Wow! What a stunning house - beautifully designed and furnished, and spotlessly clean on arrival. We loved staying here and so did our two girls. Amazing views and a very practical layout made for a… More
“What a fantastic place to have a holiday!” This was our first summer holiday in the Alps having only previously enjoyed skiing holidays in the mountains. And what a great holiday it turned out to be.
Saint Jean D'Aulps is a lively, pretty and typical
“Brilliant holiday.” Had a fantastic time with family aged from one to sixty eight. Pool, tennis courts, football pitch, bikes all used. Well equipped even supplied us with food bags, foil, coffee, tea, spices etc. Could not fault it, just be aware tha
I took my extended family to Vicarage House in April 2013. It is a great place for a group of people, and brilliantly well stocked with games, dvds, outdoor equipment, wii/xbox, bikes - you name it. E… More
Reviewed 13 May 2013
Me and my siblings and their offspring rented this property to celebrate my Mum's 70th birthday, and we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves The house is stunning, the surrounding area is beautiful and th… More
“Fantastic family home from home in lovely location” I travelled with my family - 4 young children aged from 4 to 11, and it was a perfect home for us all. Set up is very like any family home, with all modern conveniences, plenty of bathroom space, an
“Happy Days” The house is exactly as described and a great choice for a get away. The veiws from the balcony are exactly as shown and the castle is a leisurely 20 minute walk to, with great views from the top. Corbere is an ideal location as it reall
We spent a lovely two weeks relaxing in the quiet little village of Corbere. The accommodation was perfect for us and our 10 year old son, with a spectacular view from the rooftop terrace. Beach and… More
“Absolutely amazing” We stayed with our 3 children for a week and the house is absolutely wonderful, I can find no fault at all, it was absolutely spotless and had everything to entertain our children from a Wii to DVDs, everything you need for self ca
“If we could move to Anarita Chorio tomorrow we would!”
Reviewed 13 Jun 2012
As two couples in their late 20’s that have busy lives we wanted a relaxing week away....that is what we got. The location of Anarita Chorio was perfect for us. The apartment is clean, modern and ha… More
Reviewed 15 Apr 2012
we stayed here in july 11,landed in paphos and went straight to rowenas,and 5 mins later we were in the pool,the house was fantastic everything and more that you could have needed was provided,neighbo… More
“Spacious, modern, clean - bedrooms & living area ideal - good location”
Reviewed 26 Dec 2011
The house is very beautiful and modern with everything you could need for a relaxed holiday. Both bedrooms had plenty of storage and the beds were comfortable - both the ensuites were good. The kitc… More
“Exceptional Accommodation in Tel-Aviv Yaffo” We loved this accommodation. We are a family of four and my sister rented the adjacent one bedroom apartment for our family get together, The mosiac floors, high ceilings, comfortable furniture and updated
My husband and I stayed in the newly renovated 2 bedroom spacious, apartment which shares a communal entrance. The apartment is on the first floor which overlooks a park, with views of the ocean and … More
Reviewed 6 Dec 2016
Wir haben 2 1/2 Wochen in Noa's wunderschönen Wohnung verbracht. Noa's Beschreibung der Wohnung und die Fotos entsprechen der Realität. Uns gefielen die geschmackvoll renovierten hohen und geräumig… More
Had a brilliant time here. The lodge is wonderfully equipped - simply a home from home. Hot tub a lovely addition to the beautifully kept lodge. A pleasure to deal with the owners who went out of thei… More
Thank you so much for your lovely review, I hope you come and stay at he lodge again sometime , many thanks, Kelly.
Reviewed 9 Apr 2012
Wanted to surprise the children this Easter. Decided that to keep them happy and entertained we needed somewhere with easy access to a swimming pool, somewhere for them to safely ride their bikes and … More
Thank you so much for your lovely review, I hope you all come and stay at the lodge again sometime , many thanks, Kelly.
“Fantastic weekend, highly recommended!!!”
Reviewed 11 Mar 2012
My husband and I have just returned from a 2 night stay here with 4 friends. The lodge is a great size with everything you could need to have a hassle free stay. Clean and very well maintained it is… More
Thank you so much for your lovely review, I hope you all come and stay at the lodge again sometime , many thanks, Kelly.
“Lovely apartment” This was a lovely cosy apartment which had everything you could need. It is well equipped and very comfortable and the beautiful views were a real bonus. You can do lots of walks straight from the door which was perfect. We spent 4
“Magical” Had the most relaxing holiday the cottage is well equipped, comfortable and cosy and the views are amazing and the whole place is magical.
The island is gorgeous and has lots of hidden gems to it that will take your breath away and then fin
We have just returned from a weeks stay at Pilots cottage. The views from the cottage are simply stunning! The cottage was clean, quiet, spacious and exceeded our expectations! There was everything we… More
“Superb location fantastic views”
Reviewed 7 Aug 2016
Pilots cottages is a beautiful place to stay with superb sea views over the harbour . Very quiet and friendly village to stay in . Lovely beaches are within a very short drive .
There is also many pl… More
“Lovely cottage in the harbour”
Reviewed 3 Aug 2016
We enjoyed a great holiday in Amlwch , exploring Anglesey for the first time . Lots to see and do , had really good fresh meals in Dinorban Arms in Amlwch and in the Panton Arms down the road near Ben… More
“Apartment in a prime location with a great view.” Great apartment located in the center of Newquay and 2 minutes walk from beach. The views from the front of the apartment are breath taking and we were able to find amble free parking at the front of t
“A tremendously relaxing, peaceful house - a perfect holiday” We stayed at Guillemassot in July 2012. 2 familes; 4 adults and 4 children under 5 and a baby. Despite the house only having 3 bedrooms, we had plenty of space and never felt cramped. The co
We stayed at Guillemassot in June of 2012 and were very impressed. My wife and I were very excited about visiting the SW of France and staying at Guillemassot exceeded our lofty expectations. The old… More
“A place to relax and unwind - perfect”
Reviewed 22 Aug 2012
I stayed at this property in June 2012 with both friends, fiancee and 1 year old daughter. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left we felt relaxed, comfortable and happy - this is a real home… More
“A Warm corner of Heaven”
Reviewed 25 Jun 2012
What a wonderful two weeks we spent in this Gite,not only home from home but pure bliss.To be surounded by Grape vines varied wild life ( Hoopoes,Kestrels,Wild deer.) The owners Jan & Jim were wonderf… More
“Waterloo House” Enjoying our 7 night stay here in Lochinver. The house is gorgeous, well equipped and very comfortable. It's open plan layout works well for family time. Wish I could have this at home! Lots of essential extras left for use such as toi
Waterloo House was simply a magnificent home to stay in for the week. The views were breath taking every day. Our honeymoon couldn't have been at a better place!!
The house its self and its up keep… More
Many thanks for your fantastic review. Glad you both enjoyed yourselves in Waterloo, Lochinver and surrounding area! Yes please do come back soon.
“Beautiful house, can't wait to go back!”
Reviewed 13 Dec 2014
We spent 3 nights at Waterloo House at the start of December. The lodge is beautiful, even better than it looks in the photographs. Wood burning stove on for our arrival, a great welcome after a long … More
Thanks for your great review! Come back soon!
“Excellent house and stunning views.”
Reviewed 31 Aug 2014
An excellent modern house with all mod cons set in a peaceful location with great views of the mountains and Lochinver. Plenty of local amenities just a couple of minutes away in the village of Lochin… More
Thanks for your great review, glad you all enjoyed yourselves and had a great stay.
“Weeks stayed at Cuckoo Cottage” My in-laws booked Cuckoo cottage for my partner & I, as they go to Harris every year (this being my first). Cuckoo cottage was everything we needed and more! Great location with a stunning beach just a short walk from t
“Beautifully designed cottage in the most stunning location”
Reviewed 18 May 2013
We had a wonderful two weeks staying in Cuckoo Cottage. It's location is perfect, each morning I could go for walks on the beach (with new born baby) and my husband could do a good training run up & … More
“Lovely Location but the cottage has problems that need to be addressed”
Reviewed 11 Jul 2016
Cuckoo cottage is very cosy for two and the location is stunning and very quiet. However there are some issues that need to be rectified. On arrival on a cold wet and windy 'summer' evening the heat… More
“Excellent!” Stayed at Summer Lodge for a week in October. Very nicely appointed, quiet residential area, and conveniently located within a five minute walk from the town centre, supermarkets (Tesco and Budgens), local restaurants, pubs etc. Hostess Da