Rural retreats – countryside holiday cottages

Rural retreats (77515)

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.

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36

Lazio / Rome

2 2 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 23 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £44 / night

£276 / week

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from £44 / night

6

Saone-et-Loire / Etang-sur-Arroux

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £48 / night

£320 - £791 / week

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from £48 / night

17

Amalfi Coast / Positano

1 5 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £113 / night

£785 / week

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from £113 / night

11

Province of Grosseto / Castiglione Della Pescaia

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £52 / night

£302 / week

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from £52 / night

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Holiday apartment in Costa del Silencio

Arona / Costa del Silencio

1 6 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Very nice, clean and quiet apartment with a lovely garden. Equipped kitchen, two cozy double beds. Bathroom with shower and toilet. Free parking. WIFI. Special amenities for the children. We offer transfer from the TFS airport to our place at 20EUR. Everything is close.  …see more

from £61 / night

£1294 / week

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from £61 / night

10

Apartment rental in Allas-les-Mines with shared pool

Dordogne / Allas-les-Mines

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Welcome to the Hôpital Saint François, a historic building located in the centre of the picturesque village Aubeterre sur Dronne, known as one of the prettiest villages of France, on the border of the Dordogne and the Charente. The three apartments sleep 2  …see more

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61

Holiday trullo in Martina Franca

Province of Taranto / Martina Franca

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Child friendly
Featuring 6 white cones, Trullo Nicolo is located in the heart of the Itria Valley, close to all the localities (Alberobello, Ostuni..etc ..) and the Adriatic and Ionian coast; surrounded by beautiful nature is the perfect place to have a relaxing stay. Come along in It  …see more

from £150 / night

£900 / week

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from £150 / night

14

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Obidos / A-Dos-Negros

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
Located in a peaceful and traditional village close to the medieval castle town of Óbidos, this 2 bedroomed darling cottage is perfect for self-catering holidays for a couple or a small family. The cottage is simply furnished and uncluttered and designed for rela  …see more

from £82 / night

£432 / week

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from £82 / night

22

Holiday villa in Corralejo

Corralejo / Vistas Del Mar

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Bright spacious Villa with private heated swimming pool,WIFI & Sky TV,roof terrace and large terrace areas.  …see more

from £124 / night

£863 - £1121 / week

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from £124 / night

(2) Very Good 

13

Vienne / Chalandray

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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12

Province of Syracuse / Rosolini

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £52 / night

£363 - £664 / week

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from £52 / night

27

Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Sauvagnac

Charente / Sauvagnac

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 155 km
  • Swimming pool
A tranquil, dog-friendly, holiday destination for the whole family. Our 400 year old farmhouse sleeps 8 and is dog friendly. It is set within 5.5 acres of landscaped grounds including a 1.5 acre well stocked fishing lake, orchard, sun terrace, games area and pool. All e  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £800 / week

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from £65 / night

32

Holiday cottage in Honiton

Devon / Honiton

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Pet friendly
Hutchinghayes promises the perfect year-round escape for couples and groups of 4, Hutchinghayes Barn in Devon offers something truly unique. Here the four seasons dance and play out before your eyes - in enchanting semi-rural grounds that captivate, inspire and replenis  …see more

from £114 / night

£553 - £980 / week

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from £114 / night

(1) Very Good 

23

Tomar / Serra

5 15 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Child friendly

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from £259 / night

£2113 / week

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from £259 / night

10

Pantelleria / Scauri, Pantelleria

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly

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from £69 / night

£483 / week

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from £69 / night

(13) Excellent 

20

Belmont holiday villa rental

Bequia / Belmont

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Octopus Villa with stunning sea views is set on lush hillside above Admiralty Bay. It has its own 63' Private Yacht to hire, garden, infinity pool, jacuzzi and gym.Octopus is a few minutes drive from both the main town of Port Elizabeth and the nearest beautiful be  …see more

from £360 / night

£2500 / week

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from £360 / night

24

Finistere / Audierne

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £69 / night

£475 / week

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from £69 / night

9

Home rental in Marina di Camerota with shared pool

Camerota / Marina di Camerota

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
this house is new and very fine, with precious parquet ceramic of vietri, equipped with every comfort' and the need to coock, for you it will be 'a great pleasure to eat on the patio and coock with babecue after a day in the beautiful sea coast  …see more

from £124 / night

£863 / week

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from £124 / night

(1) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Roussospiti

Rethymnon / Roussospiti

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Entering this 350 sqm villa you can feel from the begging that this holidays in one to remember for a long time! A long hallway with spotless lawn areas, a small grape yard and beautiful flowers gives you absolute ambience the minute you have entered this property. Eve  …see more

from £307 / night

£2143 / week

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from £307 / night

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Province of Bari / Polignano a Mare

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Air conditioning

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from £104 / night

£725 / week

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from £104 / night

15

Holiday studio in Almyrida

Chania Prefecture / Almyrida

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
In your apartment you will find a welcome basin (free of charge) with wine, tsikoudia (Cretan spirit) and olive oil produced by Nikos and Elena's desserts.  …see more

from £35 / night

£242 / week

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from £35 / night

(5) Excellent 

12

Morzine ski apartment to rent.

Haute-Savoie / Morzine

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Chalet Leslie is a charming property located in a quiet part of Morzine, yet still only few minutes 'level' walk to the village centre. The slopes and lifts to the rear of the property will allow you to ski right back to the door (conditions permitting), whils  …see more

from £64 / night

£445 - £1150 / week

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from £64 / night

21

Holiday cottage in Ashwater

Devon / Ashwater

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
The original stone barn used for stabling horses, the Stables is our newly converted 2 bedroom plush holiday cottage. With a private enclosed garden. At Puddleduck Valley - children are encouraged to play outdoors and learn about nature and ecology.<br />August bo  …see more

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Leggiuno holiday apartment let

Province of Varese / Leggiuno

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.02 km
  • Child friendly
Located in the quaint Lake Maggiore village of Reno di Leggiuno, this modern 2 bed apartment offers the perfect lake retreat for families. With close proximity to amenities, the lake beach and the famous nearby tourist sites, the scene is set for memorable holidays.  …see more

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17

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Fosdinovo

Province of Massa Carrara / Fosdinovo

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
One bedroom home for 4 guests near Cinque Terre, in an agriturismo with rooms or entire apartments to rent, with the option of breakfast or dinner in the village restaurant. Lunigiana, Fosdinovo, Sarzana, Fiumaretta, Cinque Terre. toscana Liguria<br />near the sea  …see more

from £69 / night

£432 - £516 / week

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from £69 / night

(15) Excellent 

24

Puerto de Santiago holiday villa rental

Puerto de Santiago / Playa de la Arena

5 15 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“"An easy five star choice"” The Villa gets five stars promptly and here is why: Star 1. Everything was exactly as advertised. Everything. Rooms, appliances, heated pool, exterior, even the tiniest detail. The photos are ok but they don't do justice to  …see more

from £292 / night

£2038 / week

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from £292 / night

(20) Excellent 

58

Holiday home in Cortona

Province of Arezzo / Cortona

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
“Wonderful unique place. Pure Magic.” La Colonica is a wonderful unique place. From the moment they opened the big gates, this year's holiday became pure magic. We were overcome with the setting - the beautiful cottage is surrounded by wonderful garde  …see more

from £121 / night

£604 - £871 / week

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from £121 / night

14

Province of Teramo / Colonnella

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly

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from £173 / night

£432 / week

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from £173 / night

(1) Excellent 

25

Holiday finca with swimming pool in Alcudia

Majorca / Alcudia

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Alcudia  …see more

from £273 / night

£1257 - £1909 / week

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from £273 / night

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21

Bejaia Province / Bejaia

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

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from £44 / night

£302 / week

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from £44 / night

16

Province of Florence / Florence

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 80 km

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from £61 / night

£363 / week

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from £61 / night

16

Kranjska Gora ski apartment to rent.

Upper Carniola Region / Kranjska Gora

1 6 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Spacious 1 bedroom apartment in alpine village sleeps 6, with 2 double sofa beds in the living room. Spacious apartment in one of Slovenia's prettiest alpine villages just 2 km from Kranjska Gora, Slovenia's best known mountain resort, and 10 minutes walk to  …see more

from £52 / night

£397 - £699 / week

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from £52 / night

(4) Very Good 

21

Ski apartment to rent in Heiligenblut

Carinthia / Heiligenblut

5 8 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Surrounded by the breathtaking mountain scenery of Hohe Tauern National Park, CHALET ALPIN offers apartments with balconies and a sauna close to the centre of Heiligenblut.Shops, restaurants and bars are located within a 5-minute walk. On request, a bakery de  …see more

from £419 / night

£2932 - £4742 / week

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from £419 / night

13

Holiday gite in Vernet-Les-Bains

Pyrenees-Orientales / Vernet-Les-Bains

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Close to walks, local attractions, the Thermal establishment, white sand beaches and ski slopes. Ideal!  …see more

from £48 / night

£188 - £475 / week

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from £48 / night

18

Province of Vibo Valentia / Zambrone

2 7 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

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from £50 / night

£344 / week

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from £50 / night

(3) Very Good 

22

Studio rental in Tersefanou with shared pool

Larnaka District / Tersefanou

Studio 4 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect!” I was looking forward to my first holiday in 3 years and didn't want the hussle and bustle of hotels crowds and kids. We are a young couple who wanted the peace and quiet. The apartment itself is excellent it has everything you need and the  …see more

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(1) Excellent 

25

Santarem holiday farmhouse rental

Santarem District / Santarem

6 14 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
A Coudelaria Vale Pau está localizada em Coruche - Santana do Mato numa quinta ribatejana com cavalos lusitanos, Tranquila e segura com 20 Hectares, perto de todos os serviços, irão tornar a sua estadia connosco mais agradável .Vo  …see more

from £302 / night

£2113 / week

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from £302 / night

(4) Excellent 

25

Nievre / Donzy

5 12 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

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from £259 / night

£1207 / week

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from £259 / night

10

Ski apartment to rent in Zakopane

Lesser Poland Province / Zakopane

2 8 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Ski
This is a 2 Bedroom apartment with a balacony, 5 min walking from the bus station and 5 min walking to Krupowki, you can't get easier access to all the things to do in town and the busses that takes you to Morskie Oko or Kuznice for the cable cars. This spacious 2  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 - £820 / week

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from £60 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Peniscola holiday guest house rental

Province of Castellon / Peniscola

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
House was sale!  …see more

from £87 / night

£604 / week

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from £87 / night