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.
“Absolutely Faultless” An absolutely amazing holiday villa. If you have any doubt in booking this villa then don't. The owner Stefani was absolutely amazing. She would do anything for you. You could not ask for a more beautiful setting. You are ne
“Fantastic” Rented tumbles lodge as a surprise holiday for my husbands 60th birthday party with our 3 children and partners and 6 grandchildren. It was perfect especially the pool which was very popular with the children. The house was very spacious wi
13 family members for a 50th birthday celebration 4 families age ranges 20mths to 54yrs perfect house to be all together but big enough for everybody to have their own space if needed. Huge warm pool … More
Reviewed 5 Dec 2016
Just returned from a weekend at Tumbles it was just perfect, we had a wonderful time and a great place to celebrate a 40th & 1st Birthday. We didn't want to leave!! Such a lovely cottage and so safe f… More
Thanks for the great comments, look forward to seeing you again at Tumbles
“Great weekend !!”
Reviewed 29 Jun 2014
Loved our stay here really nice,very spacious house in quiet area but close to beaches. Pool great and everything you need in the kitchen.… More
“Quiet, cosy, characterful cottage” Lovely cottage in a typical Cornish village, with great coastal walks and lovely beach. The cottage had all that was required. The village was quiet although close to Marazion which had great pubs and shops, as di
This quaint bungalow sits comfortably on the grounds of a family home and once served as staff accommodation for the main property. A quiet and idyllic detached home with easy access by bus to town centre makes this an ideal holiday or weekend away. The bungalow sleeps …see more
“Wonderful, relaxing week in a beautiful and peaceful location” I stayed for a week in January when the snow was on the ground. I walked for at least an hour every day through the beautiful scenery which surrounds this location. I returned to a log f
Have had a great two week holiday in this well equipped, warm and comfortable cottage nestling in the countryside close to Forres. Ideally situated to explore the Moray Firth and Cairngorms. The owner… More
“A Touch of Class!” A beautiful period cottage which was very homely, well kept with everything you would wish for and more. Owners are very accommodating and could not do enough to make our stay a special one. Would highly recommend.
My self and partner have just stayed for 2 nights. Cannot speak highly enough of this property. Is small but very well designed and furnished. Lovely little private garden. Was immaculately clean … More
Many thanks for the kind review . It was lovely to meet you and will try & organise some better weather for your next visit.
“Fantastic cosy character cottage”
Reviewed 19 Apr 2012
The very friendly, helpful and responsive new owner met us to give us the keys and show us around.
Once you are inside the cottage it's like being in another world. Really cosy, characterful (lots … More
Thank you so much for your kind review, so glad you enjoyed stay. Hope to see you again in the future, best wishes
“A Lovely Cottage”
Reviewed 5 Mar 2012
A wonderful place to stay overnight when exploring Cambridgeshire or surrounding market towns. The cottage is of a very high standard - lovely authentic decor, brilliantly equipped kitchen, good bath/… More
Thank you so much for your positive review, glad you enjoyed your stay!
This 18th century cottage lies in the Heart of the Peak District next to Bakewell, Matlock and Chatsworth House and is packed with period charm. Enjoy Derbyshire's best tea rooms, walking treks and golf courses. Plus UNLIMITED WIFI and all the modern conveniences. …see more
“Warm welcome, fabulous villa, idyllic setting.” Fantastic welcome from the family. Clean, spacious and full of character. Surrounded by woodland but also great views. On white road about 5km uphill from Poppi, roads a little narrow at times. Pool on
“Great villa and surroundings and wonderfully welcoming, helpfull and friendly hosts”
Reviewed 24 Jul 2015
We were welcomed by the owners in an exceptionally generous way with home made pizza, bread and cookies, also cheese, cold meats and a bottle of wine. Really wonderful. Throughout our stay the owners … More
Grazie mille! It was really nice to spend some time with you and your family, ciao!! Stella
“Fabulous Villa in Poppi”
Reviewed 23 Jun 2015
My family and I stayed at La Casina from 23 – 30 May. There were 8 adults and 1 child and La Casina accommodated for us all.
The villa was beautiful and views stunning. Plenty of terraces to enjo… More
For us it was a pleasure to help you!
We hope to see you soon!
Our best wishes for all of you!!
Stella, Nicolò, Gigi a Anna
“the drive is well worth it”
Reviewed 13 Jul 2014
La Casina is about 15 mins from the small hill town of Poppi in Arezzo Province,the Tapanessi family were wonderful hosts ,you need some guidance from Poppi to locate the villa which was provided by N… More
Many thanks for your review Bobby!
Hope to see you again, Ciao!! Stella
“Cosy ,clean cottage.” A very well cared for cottage. Clean and cosy. So convenient to the local shops in the attractive village of Eye. Comfortable bedrooms. Wonderful kitchen( although a dishwasher would have made it home from home). Sarah ,the owner
We've just returned from our visit to this lovely cottage in Suffolk.
The owner has gone to a lot of effort to make the place very 'home from home'. Each room was very well presented and we felt … More
“Wonderfull cosy Cottage in a very nice village in the countryside”
Reviewed 28 Jul 2014
The cottage was very nice, clean and superbly decorated. The beds are very comfortable. For a holiday in the countryside this is the place to be.… More
Reviewed 1 Jun 2014
We absolutely loved this cottage, the village was lovely and Sarah the owner has been so helpful and attentive. Every single room in the cottage is done beautifully to a high standard - I especially l… More
Delighted and most grateful for your positive comments. I am so pleased you had a wonderful time. Thanks once again. Sarah & family
“Fantastic break” Just come back from a 3 night break - and I loved it !!! The lodge was nice and comfortable, had everything you need for your stay. The rabbits running around were amazing to see, and the ducks too. If I was to be brutally honest,
“Fantastic Getaway” I planned a surprise birthday getaway for my girlfriend with her friends. The place was everything we could have hoped it to be. It was a perfect escape from our regular surroundings. The owners are friendly and very helpful.
“Lovely cottage in the beautiful Norfolk countryside”
Reviewed 11 Aug 2015
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the coach house. A very warm welcome, with delicious scones and homemade jam. The cottage is decorated to a very high standard with all the comforts of a 5 star hotel… More
Many thanks! It was a pleasure having you to stay, we're glad you enjoyed your stay in Norfolk.
“Anna and Matt's hospitality, kindness, thought for detail and beautiful Coach House exceeded all our expections”
Reviewed 2 Jan 2015
Going away for Christmas was new for us; with an age range of one to 70, we weren't sure what might be included……there was nothing we could have thought of, that wasn't wonderfully and generously … More
Thank you for your kind words. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your Christmas at The Coach House and that you also enjoyed seeing some of what this beautiful region has to offer. We very much look forward to welcoming you back soon! Many thanks again.
Reviewed 8 Oct 2014
Our family of 10 had a weekend break at The Coach House last weekend and we were very impressed with the standard of the accommodation.
On arrival we were made to feel very welcome by Anna (the owner… More
Thank you for your kind words,The courtyard is indeed a wonderful place to eat and relax, being south-facing and sheltered it is lovely all year round. The large gardens at the front of the property and the play paddock are favourites with our younger guests! We are glad you found the property to be spotless, we are very thorough! This is reflected in the 100% score for Cleanliness we receive each year in our Quality in Tourism assessment. It was a pleasure welcoming you to Lodge Farm and we look forward to seeing you again!
“A fabulous barn in beautiful surroundings” Our group of 4 adults and 5 teenagers adored our time in this wonderful barn.
The owners have obviously taken time and effort to make this such a warm and welcoming place to stay. Kelly was incredibly frie
I stayed here for my 40th Birthday. The house is stunning and very well equipped for adults and children. There are 4 good sized bedrooms, a big open plan kitchen/diner/lounge, a games room and a fur… More
“Great property and facilities available”
Reviewed 2 Jul 2014
Booked this property after reading the reviews and I must say, I was not disappointed. The property is very spacious with entertainment in all rooms. The drive has ample car parking, the garden and ou… More
Reviewed 27 May 2014
A group of friends and I needed to find somewhere to stay at reasonably short notice and we were so incredibly lucky to find this place. Kelly was so helpful from the first moment I contacted her and… More
“Excellent property great location.” We really enjoyed our stay at Homefield Barn, well equipt and nicely furnished, quiet and peaceful we were lucky the weather was beautiful. A weekend break wasn't long enough so we will be back for another visit.
Perfect getaway for a quite relaxing break, comfortable, cosy & peaceful.
Good quick location for Cromer & Wroxham, would recommend to anyone.… More
Reviewed 5 Nov 2012
Me and my other half stayed here for a long weekend, and it was perfect! The place was lovely, it had everything you needed, a very well equipped kitchen, the shower was great the views and walks arou… More
Reviewed 13 Oct 2012
Beautifully converted barn. Very clean and comfortable and in a quiet location. Ideal base for visiting the Nolfolk coast, the Broads and Norwich. Would certainly like to return sometime soon.… More
“Just wonderful” We have had a delightful bank holiday weekend at Low Mill Cottage. It is perfect and we would love to stay again. The cottage was immaculate and bigger than i expected and location is great. We dined at the Swann a couple of times w
We stayed at Low Mill Cottage for 3 nights in February 2013. We selected this cottage as we wanted somewhere that was quiet, but easily accessible with 3 good sized bedrooms and allowed dogs. Low Mill… More
Thank you for your kind comments and taking the time to review the cottage. We have many guests returning to Low Mill, and we hope that you will stay with us again. Kathryn Redford
“Wowza we want to be back !”
Reviewed 29 Oct 2012
Low mill cottage is a beautiful cottage with all modern cons !! Set in a beautiful surrounds in a peace full area, nights in snuggles up watching films tea at the gorgeous swan inn which is only a sho… More
Thank you so much for your comments. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. The Swan hotel is a favourite of ours too. We look forward to welcoming you next year! K Redford
Sleeps 6 in three bedrooms with three bathrooms. Two double bedrooms, one en-suite and a twin bedroom. There is a modern, well-equipped kitchen and a peaceful, comfortable sitting room overlooking the garden. …see more
“Had everything we could have wanted.... plus more!” Great location.
Very well equipped.
Would definitely return.
Lovely to have king size beds.
Was 8 of us and we had plenty of space.
Welcome pack was perfect!
Lovely comfortable, clean house, well equipped with all facilities including games and linen. Lovely welcoming messages. Good communication. We couldnt have asked for anywhere better for a family get … More
Reviewed 16 Oct 2012
We stayed in HopeTerrace for 2 weeks. The cottage is very comfortable, clean and tasteful. We were also pleased that there was WiFi. Everything was good quality from the beds to the welcome parcel. Th… More
“Perfect for children”
Reviewed 9 Oct 2012
The cottage is very well equipt with everything you will need for a holiday or short break. My partner and I stayed at the cottage with our 16 month old daughter for three nights. Helen had thought of… More
“A Lovely Place to Stay!” We had a wonderful stay at Hawkstone, its a well maintained property, with a good amount of space in each room. The kitchen was nice, it had everything we needed in it (utensils, cutlery, toaster, microwave and more, it was e
“Excellent holiday, very well equipped, highly recommended”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2015
We were really impressed with how well equipped the bungalow was - especially with wine, tea, coffee and milk and much more already provided! - its cleanliness (spotless!) and the attention to detail … More
I am so glad that you enjoyed your holiday at Hawkstone and that you found the bungalow to your liking. We look forward to you holidaying with us again. Thank you for taking the time to write a review.
“A really lovely place to stay.”
Reviewed 18 Jul 2015
Hawkstone is a beautiful bungalow with everything you could wish for and more...comfy beds, excellent linen and towels and a superbly equipped kitchen. The garden is a pleasure to sit in with a peach … More
Thank you so much for your review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday at Hawkstone and that you were able to take advantage of the garden in the good weather. In relation to shops, there are shops on the nearby caravan parks to which non residents are welcome and a local Spar with an award winning butchers which is a 15 minute walk away. We do hope that you visit us again at some time.
“This rental provides outstandingly good accommodation”
Reviewed 25 Jul 2015
An absolutely immaculate and very comfortable bungalow, exceptionally well equipped and provided. The high standards extend to the al fresco dining facilities in the pleasant and secluded garden. Dese… More
Thank you for such a lovely review. We have tried to ensure that Hawkstone is a home from home and a place where our guests will be comfortable. We do hope you return to visit us at some time.
Stunning new apartments 4 minutes walk to the fabulous settlers beach.There are numerous bars/restaurants within walking distance for a variety of budgets. There are restaurants specialising in Italian, Indian or Thai as well as traditional Bajan food.<br />Holeto …see more
“Excellent Cottage in a beautiful town called Charlestown” Had a fantastic stay at the Pebbledrift Cottage. The accommodation is very nicely laid out with ample room to have a relaxing break. Plenty of restaurants and shopping amenities near bye.
Really enjoyed our stay here in August 2016. Cottage is very well equipped and comfortable. Location was perfect for our family of four. Multiple beaches are in easy walking distances as are numerous … More
“Comfortable, well equipped & ideally located”
Reviewed 25 Sep 2016
We stayed at Pebbledrift Sept 2016, which in a way is towards the end of the season, but this beautifully designed, comfortable, well equipped cottage looked as good as new!! It's well looked after & … More
If you are looking for something a bit different - to truly relax and unwind with your family and friends in the REAL Spain...then this is it!
Casa Níspero is a beautiful traditional Spanish villa hidden away among the pine trees on the edge of Parque N …see more
“An absolute dream” I can only say positive things about our stay. Tracey has obviously worked hard to make the cottage as welcoming as she can. Roses, muffins, a local paper, milk in the fridge and a welcoming card are a lovely touch. The cottage itse
“Lovely comfortable cottage on the doorstep of the New Forest”
Reviewed 27 May 2013
Lovely cottage, comfortable and well equipped. We soon got used to the bedrooms being on the ground floor and enjoyed the view of the quayside from the upstairs lounge. Very nicely presented with home… More
“Luxurious cottage in the midst of the lovely town of Lymington close to the New Forest.”
Reviewed 25 Jul 2012
We stayed in this cottage for just one week. Given the perfect location just outside the New Forest and on the coast line just opposite Isle of Wight, we could easily have spend two weeks here.
“Cosy cottage on Quay side”
Reviewed 10 Apr 2012
This cottage is very cosy & is of a very high standard. It is in a great location for exploring the surrounding area aswell as sitting watching the boats & goings on on the quay side.… More
“What a great location” the town the area and the house where perfect.
The instructions given by Sandra were great and the advice was very useful.
Heidi met us on arrival and helped us settle in.
“Wonderful location, warm and welcoming accommodation.”
Reviewed 8 Mar 2013
Myself, my husband and 18 year old son stayed at the apartment in February half term. There was plenty of space for the 3 of us, it was very warm and cosy. We had everything we needed for a comfortabl… More
“Total relaxation!” This is the second time we have stayed at this villa, and we hope to return again soon. The villa is very private and peaceful, not overlooked but not isolated. We have seen eagles on both visits and a wide variety of wildlife. The
Incredible views, well equipped, comfy beds, beautiful terrace and the pool was fabulous.
We clocked 39 degrees one day, so the air conditioning and mountain breeze was welcomed!
A great supermar… More
“Luxurious Villa in Fabulous Location”
Reviewed 12 Jun 2012
my brothers family of 4 and my family of 4 stayed in this villa in the summer of 2010 and had an absolutely fabulous time.
Beautiful scenery,luxurious property, great private pool, and air con in … More
“Location and luxury beyond belief”
Reviewed 21 Mar 2012
Situated high in the hills inland from Malaga, this villa has panoramic views right down to the coast. It is quiet and every luxury is provided. The private pool is ideal for couples right through to … More
“Relaxing, comfortable villa” The Stonehouse is an extremely comfortable, quiet and relaxing villa. is situated in a quiet, friendly, picturesque area of Crete. The villa is excellently equipped and very clean. We had a welcome pack of olive oil, wine
Our first booking with holidaylettings was done with trepidation, but the experience has been 100% positive. The reservation, payment, arrival and return of deposit were all done seamlessly.
We too… More
“tranquility in crete”
Reviewed 16 Mar 2013
A fantastic week was had in the wonderful stonehouse. With amazing views and superb weather we could not have asked for more. The house was clean and stocked with all you need for a relaxing peacefu… More
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
The stone house was a lovely villa,clean and tidy. The pool was a good size for our family of 4. The road leading up to the villa was very steep and bumpy but once at the villa the views were worth it… More
“A gem on the Isle of Sky” We had a great week and the weather was very kind to us. Everything about the croft was excellent! The views were spectacular especially watching the seals whilst having breakfast, and the Croft itself so comfortable you se
“Romantic Lochside Setting, Idyllic Croft on the Isle of Skye”
Reviewed 26 Mar 2012
Skye Croft is the most gorgeous setting for a romantic Getaway, located just 50yards from the shore of Loch Treaslane-you have your own gate to wander through to the waters edge. This self catering Co… More
“Brilliant!” Our recent stay at The Old Post Office was lovely!
It was very clean, well laid out and catered for everything.
The location was great too, very near to loads of beaches. And a couple of pubs!
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the 'Old Post Office' with our extended family. It was ideal. We liked the quiet village location overlooking the Axe river, yet close to the beaches at Seaton and Be… More
We're so pleased that you had a great stay and enjoyed the area. Sorry that the kettle decided to pack up but as you say- wonderful Sue to the rescue!! We look forward to you staying again.
“last minute superb”
Reviewed 5 Mar 2016
Beautiful cottage, accommodating owner who arranged our stay at the very last minute. Fantastic location, great local pubs and good walking in the area. We would not hesitate to book again. Thank you … More
We are delighted that we could accommodate you at short notice (thank you Sue - our wonderful housekeeper!).
We hope that you can come again and explore this lovely area. Richard and Julie
“A wonderful experience”
Reviewed 1 Oct 2015
The cottage is beautiful with all the amenities you need. Plenty of room for my family of six. We felt relaxed as soon as we stepped through the door. The pub is a short walk away serving excellent fo… More
Many thanks for taking the trouble to leave a review. We know that it helps others get a feel for the cottage and the area. Lyme Regis and Charmouth are the areas for 'fossil heaven' and just a few minutes away. We hope you come back and visit again.
Richard and Julie.
“Comfortable peaceful cottage” I visited Broadway with two friends on a garden and gallery getaway break! We found The Old Grocery clean, comfortable and located on a very quiet and pretty road. It was great to have the outside space as we were lucky
“Perfect!” We stayed at The Byre this weekend (7th-10th June) and me and my partner loved everything about it. The cottage itself its very well furnished with good taste very homely. The area around The Byre is unspoilt and the views are stunning. Well
Family members had stayed there recently. Fine for walking along the canal with and without the dog. Easy access to Exmoor but needed the 4x4 for some of the flooded roads that week. Furniture and fit… More
Reviewed 2 Jul 2016
Lovely location, great accommodation a nice home away from home. The only reason it was not five stars was the poor TV reception (BBC only) and the dirty oven.… More
“Gorgeous, fabulous location, can't recommend enough” The house is beautiful, nicely furnished, and was built out of the ruins of a medieval well house abutting a medieval wall - hard to get cooler than that! Parking in the town parking lot a couple s
Loved the house. We immediately felt 'at home'. The support literature was thorough. The house was thoughtfully decorated and well equipped for all needs. Owners were helpful and the contact person at… More
“Will return again and again”
Reviewed 2 Jul 2013
Our 2nd visit was even better than the first. Cannot wait to return to this comfortable home in pretty Boulbon.… More
“Staying at La Maison du Puits is like living in a story book.”
Reviewed 10 Jun 2013
Three friends and I selected this location from off the internet as a base to stay in Provence while we traveled around the area in a rental car. From the moment the lady in the village opened the do… More
“Fabulous place to stay and really helpful owners!” Just returned from a two week stay at the delightful Valerian Cottage with my wife and daughters (aged 6 and 4). The cottage is beautifully presented and extremely comfortable - more like a proper hom
“Lovely cottage in a lovely part of the world” Little Terraces was a wonderful place to spend some time at the start of the new year. Perfectly located for trips into the New Forest and to nearby Salisbury, we also enjoyed exploring the local village.
“the cottage was so well equipped it was like using someones home!”
Reviewed 25 Nov 2014
this really was the most home-like cottage we have ever used...loved the cotton table napkins.....the terraces were great though the weather didn't allow us to sit out.
There is plenty to see and do … More
Many thanks for taking time out to post this review. I'm really pleased you found the cottage so homely. We would be delighted to welcome you back next autumn for more walks amongst the golden trees. So stunning at the minute. Sue
“Perfect cottage for a relaxing break”
Reviewed 9 Nov 2014
A lovely, very well equipped holiday cottage. Ideal for exploring the New Forest. Very warm, comfortable cottage, log burner perfect in the colder weather.… More
Thank you for taking the time to post a review. One of the real pleasures, now that the weather has turned to autumn, is relaxing in the cosy warmth and glow of the wood burner on the comfy sofa. I am really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Sue
Reviewed 23 Oct 2014
Lovely break - cosy and well equipped and so tastefully presented - we enjoyed some much needed peace and quiet only 'broken' by the owls that live next door - but we love owls hooting - it just added… More
Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your kind words. The owls next door and in the wild nearby are something special. Downton and the surrounding area has a lot to offer. I am delighted you are returning next year to savour more of the lovely countryside. I look forward to welcoming you again. Sue
“Sunshine, relaxation and discovery” Although we'd travelled to Italy many times previously, this was our first visit to the South of the country and I have to say we were very impressed!
Taking advantage of a strangely small fare from Stansted to L
We stayed here from the 15th June - 22nd June, arrived late off of Ryan air (11pm) and we were very happy to find that it wasn't too hard to find and only took 25 minutes to get there from Lamezia Ter… More
“Back Again.” This is the 3rd year running we have stayed in this superb cottage in beautiful Lossiemouth,and its still 5*.
Everything we needed in the kitchen.Excellent welcome pack,so good we had a pack of bacon,pack of butter,tea,sugar,milk(litre b
Seatown Cottage is lovely in perfect location next to the beach and short waterside walk to a great choice of places to eat. Everything we needed & more plus a very thoughtful welcome pack. We stayed … More
Reviewed 26 Nov 2016
Excellent accommodation, couldn't have asked for more from the cottage, well equipped kitchen, comfortable furnishings, lovely welcome pack. Will definitely visit again.… More
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
Great holiday home will back. It was ideal with the dog and we walked he beach daily and she loved it. The cottage was well equipped nd was easy access to local amenities.… More
Thanks for the review Elaine! Really appreciate it, and glad you enjoyed your stay.
“Beautiful cottage with beautiful views.” The upside down cottage was more than comfortable for my family, home from home. Only a 5 min drive from the beach plus a large area on site for the children to run around on and play games. The owners were als
“A lovely relaxing place to stay, comfortable and great views”
Reviewed 21 Aug 2012
We loved our stay in The Granary, it was exactly as described. The accommodation is all you need in a holiday cottage, clean, comfortable and an ideal spot to relax in great surroundings. Enough space… More
Reviewed 1 Jan 2017
This cottage was ideal for our needs, lovely location, it had everything we needed. Nice and cozy and warm, with comfortable furniture and fixtures. Yvonne and John have their work cut out trying to … More
“Beautiful modern property in a peaceful location” We booked this property for week in June to celebrate my Dad's 50th Birthday. The property was stunning and certainly the best that we've stayed in. It was very clean with modern appliances throughout.
Absolutely devine location and cottage. Traditional with touches of comtempory, which sums up Padstow as well really. If you are a fan of Padtow as we are and also partial to walking, then you will be… More