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.
“Amazing!!!” Beautiful villa finished to a very high spec. In an excellent location with amazing views & a private walkway to the beach.
The only negative thing was that we were not shown how to work the hot water heater for the upstairs (we did as
The quality of the accomodation is truly outstanding and the attention to detail of the building and the fittings and furnishings is unbelieveable. The house is kitted out as if it is the owner's home… More
“A Immaculate property in an ideal position with exceptional views”
Reviewed 5 Jan 2014
An immaculate and comfortable property with exceptional views across Lock Duich to Ratagan and the west end of the 5 sisters. The garden, from which we have watched porpoise and otter, leads down to t… More
“Beautifully Presented Cottage in ideal location”
Reviewed 31 Oct 2016
This is a spacious well kept cottage.
Had everything we needed. I have never seen so many cupboards in a kitchen and bathroom of self catering accommodation.
A lovely location overlooking Loch Du… More
Reviewed 6 Nov 2016
Lovely location right on the loch shore, was able to watch otters playing in the water at the foot of the garden. The weather was variable (as you would expect at that time of year in Scotland!), but … More
“Amazing!” Had an absolutely fantastic time in this lovely house. There were 13 of us celebrating 21st, 50th and 80th birthdays and what an ideal place to do it. Plenty of room for us all and everything we needed to celebrate in style. Loved the huge c
“Wonderful property with period features and large spacious rooms.”
Reviewed 3 Jun 2013
We had a wonderful stay at Bankfield. There were 8 adults and 4 children and each and everyone of us enjoyed the lovely spacious house, especially the teenagers who appreciated the many rooms where th… More
Thank you for your kind words,they are really appreciated,and hopefully we will be able to welcome you all back to our very special house,until then all health and happiness to you all,,
Eric and Helen
“Even better than I had hoped...”
Reviewed 10 Mar 2013
We spent a wonderful February week at Bankfield House with my family, husband, self, twin five year olds and a whole heap of friends who variously joined us over the week for 40th birthday celebration… More
Thank you for very kind words it means a lot to Helen and I to get such wonderful feedback from our Holidaymakers,we loved having you all stay with us and please come back whenever you can,you know there is a warm welcome awaiting you all
“A spacious and homely house with great views!”
Reviewed 20 Jan 2013
We would highly recommend a stay at Bankfield House. It is a warm, comfortable house that offers superb value for money. The owners, Helen and Eric, are very friendly and welcoming. They spent time ma… More
Thank you so much for your kind words,they are really valued by us and appreciate them very much.Hope to see you all again at Bankfield ,
Eric and Helen
“Great Property for multi generational holiday” This was our second visit to this property and this time our sons and their families joined us. The weather wasn't great but we were able to get the little ones on the beach in minutes when the sun did sh
“Beautiful house that was quintessentially English seasidy in a gem of a town. Wonderful.”
Reviewed 5 Dec 2012
Stayed in Broadstairs with the Grandparents, two parents and a toddler. Great that the house was on a few levels so those who wanted to sleep in the morning were not disturbed by the toddler doing jig… More
“a great home from home”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2011
We stayed the second time in this wonderful accomodation - very tidy and comfortable - the house is a real home from home for us and our 3 sons. The contact to the owners was without any problems, the… More
“Nice house in quiet location”
Reviewed 12 Jul 2013
House is comfortable in a quiet road 5 - 10 minutes walk from Viking Bay, Stone Bay and the High Street. The beaches are sandy and child friendly especially Viking Bay. There are many places to eat i… More
“A peaceful get away in comfort.” Thank you so much for a wonderful time in a marvellous setting. A warm welcome on arrival and with your local knowledge it was all simply perfect. The only down side was we couldn't have stayed longer!
We thoroughly enjoyed our time at The Bryre it was like a home from home. Cosy and warm on arrival with the log fire burning away. We stayed for New Years and we were spoilt with a welcome hamper, a g… More
Thank you for your lovely review. We were glad you found it to be a home from home. We do our very best to ensure that you have a warm, cosy retreat in which to recharge those batteries. Best of luck for 2016 and we hope to see you again before too long.
Stayed for a weekend in this beautifully designed barn located on a peaceful small holding. The owners are extremely pleasant and thoughtful, and have done a magnificent job of renovating this barn. I… More
Thank you so much for choosing to stay at The Byre. There are guests...and then there are lovely guests, people who truly appreciate what we have tried to create. You were such lovely guests. We hope you will return.
“Outstanding! Best kept secret hideaway in the Northern Brecons…”
Reviewed 20 Jun 2013
We were typically late arriving to a lovely heartfelt welcome – with home-made canapés on arrival, we had a calming evening playing scrabble by the fire and woke in our own time to a breakfast of h… More
Thank you for your review of The Byre. We are especially pleased when people appreciate how hard we work to make our guests' stay extra special. It is indeed a labour of love!
“A wonderful place to stay, fantastic for family celebrations.” I hired this place to celebrate my father's 80th birthday with family and believe we could not have found anywhere better. The property was perfectly maintained containing everything you r
“Fabulous accommodation with a great welcome, it was just perfect.”
Reviewed 27 Jul 2014
This is a fabolous accommodation, great space both inside and out. The gardens are beautiful and private. The bedrooms are well presented, spacious and comfortable. The living areas very homely and th… More
Reviewed 21 Jul 2014
We booked The Grange for my sons Graduation , myself my husband and our 4 children aged 23,21,20 and 17. There was plenty of room and everything you needed was to hand. We all slept well thanks to th… More
“Amazing luxurious home from home”
Reviewed 11 Jun 2014
What a fantastic find! We needed accomodation for 6 adults and 2 children in the Cawthorne area to attend a family wedding. Could not have been better.
We had very good communication from Hilary from… More
“THERE IS NO BETTER PLACE IN WALES” There is an amazing spacious house with everything what you need to lead everyday live. House is very atractive located close to most popular attractions in Snowdonia. We had been visited Criccieth and Cearnarfon Cas
“Great house in beautiful location with helpful and considerate owner”
Reviewed 12 Apr 2013
My family and I really enjoyed our stay in Ty Capel and found it very reasonably priced. The house was as described; the rooms were spacious, clean and well-equipped, as well as being warm and homely.… More
“Excellent Holiday Home - Well worth a visit”
Reviewed 20 Mar 2013
Brilliant Chapel House in a great location for the Llyn Pennisula, Snowdonia & Anglessey.
All rooms are big and the house is full of character. The kitchen is well equipped and there is a large dinin… More
“Beautiful house, full of character in a stunning location”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2012
Ty Capel is a beautifully restored house with lots of room and character. My family and I had a wonderful holiday here and only wish we could of stayed longer. Talysarn is a small village with friendl… More
“A winter stay” This town house is undoubtedly well equipped and well cared for. It benefits particularly from having an owner that really cares that your hoilday should be a success! We were confident that this stay would be great and it was!
“Excellent value for money - well located and beautifully presented!”
Reviewed 7 Nov 2012
The accommodation was perfect - everything we needed had been catered for, and the property was clean and well p[resented. Grocery shopping within a short walk and an easy stroll into town for restaur… More
“SUPERB Holiday Accomodation!”
Reviewed 19 Oct 2012
Excellent house,very clean,everything you could possibly need,Very relaxing,3 great pools,very clean and well kept.We loved everything about our holiday(2 adults,13 & 8 year old).Definatly return agai… More
“A fantastic town house central to everything!”
Reviewed 22 Jul 2012
You often read positive reviews on properties and find something else on arrival, not in this case the standered is every bit as high as suggested and we were delighted with this lovely town house. It… More
This flat is gorgeous, the views are stunning, high ceiling gives this extra spacious feel. Flat had anything you need even bottle steriliser for babies etc etc Gail was very welcoming and nice and ex… More
Reviewed 18 Aug 2016
Loved this place! Very spacious, well stocked kitchen, great location. Brilliant that they had a stair gate too which we could use to stop our 16mth going down the stairs to the bathroom!!! Liked the … More
Thanks for your review. Really sorry to hear about the cleanliness issues - especially the wine glass. I'll make sure this gets addressed.
“3rd visit already”
Reviewed 20 Oct 2016
what can I say: we just finished our 3rd stay and enjoyed it as much as we did the 2 times before. A very nice place to stay with a fantastic view. Just great!… More
Great to have you back again! Thanks for the great review. C
This is a beautifull 3 bed cottage in the ideal location for visiting places in Kent. The cottage has everything you need for a comfortable stay, as well as being close to all the amenities in Tenter… More
Thank you for taking the time to review Quince.Glad you had a good time .
Best wishes Pam
“Very comfortable and cosy cottage” Just arrived back from four nights in Wye Gate Cottage great locations and beautiful view from cottage, people very friendly lots of place to go, loved the hand pull boat. Definitely go back again.
“Relaxing, enjoyable holiday beautiful scenery on your doorstep”
Reviewed 19 Aug 2012
We had a wonderful week in Wye Gate cottage, It is situated in a beautiful spot with amazing views. It perfectly catered for our families needs with a large fridge freezer, as with three boys it is to… More
Thank you very much for a lovely review and great to hear that your three boys enjoyed the holiday too! We look forward to welcoming you back to Wye Gate Cottage! With best wishes, Laura.
“Lovely week in a beautiful part of the country.”
Reviewed 15 Apr 2012
We have just returned from a cracking holiday at Wye Gate Cottage. The cottage is in a perfect location for both family holidays and I would imagine couples looking for a picturesque place with lots g… More
So glad that you love Wye Gate Cottage and Symonds Yat as much as we do! Thank you for your lovely thoughts and we look forward to welcoming you back to Wye Gate Cottage in the future. Best wishes, Laura.
“A truly delightful place!”
Reviewed 3 Apr 2012
Wye Gate Cottage ......... a truly delightful place set in an idyllic location. A very clean and comfortable cottage with everything in place for a lovely stay. Owners, Laura and Raf gave such care … More
Thank you Liz for your lovely review, we are so glad you all had a great time. We hope to welcome you back to Wye Gate Cottage soon! Best wishes, Laura.
“FANTASTIC LOCATION” had another great stay at bluetit lodge as this being the third time there.best location on the park and the owners always there if needed.looking to book already for the 4th time.
would highly recommend and had fantastic time.
Second time we have been to Bluetit, it has everything you need for an excellent break - from relaxing in the spa to the more energetic trampoline and WII. It makes a fab place for myself and 7 lady f… More
Really glad you enjoyed your return visit to Bluetit Lodge.
Thank you very much for leaving the lodge in a great state. Its guests like you that makes it worth while renting the lodge out. Hope to see you again
“Fantastic lodge in a great location with everything you need”
Reviewed 15 Jul 2013
Debbie and Dean were very helpful and informative throughout the whole booking process.
On arrival, the lodge was immaculate and we were over the moon with the location and facilit… More
Thank you very much for your great review. We are really glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to maybe seeing you again.
“fantastic break - clean,tidy,relaxed, everything you could wish for!!”
Reviewed 22 Apr 2013
I booked Bluetit lodge for my friends 30th birthday and there were 10 of us in total. I was worried at first we might get bored and be struggling for things to do - how wrong I was!! We didn't have en… More
Thank you very much for your very positive review. Also thank you for taking care of the lodge as if it was your own, we really appreciate it.
We look forward to seeing you again.
“Fabulous family holiday yet again!” This was our 3rd visit to Garrique with our three young children (now 8, 5 and 2). The cottage is perfectly located to explore the beautiful Trossachs and Loch Lomond area as well as being close to all the amenities
We stayed here for a long weekend and it was simply lovely. Despite the traditional dismal Scottish weather, we relaxed by the log burner and chilled out looking at the scenery. We managed a game o… More
Thank you very much for visiting us. It was the worst weekend for weather we have had for a long time, but you always looked as if you were having fun. Great to see the tennis court in use, and to know you explored the woods. Come back soon, Fiona
“Fabulous holiday destination with great hosts.”
Reviewed 20 May 2013
My teenage daughters and I stayed at Garrique Cottage in January 2013. The farmhouse is beautiful with every amenity you could wish for. The scenery is breathtaking and yet you are only 10 - 15 minute… More
“Great Cottage - Stunning Setting”
Reviewed 8 Apr 2013
The cottage was great. Accommodation was clean and just as described. Loved the kitchen/dining/living area. The cottage was lovely and warm and the wood burner great to cosy in front of at night. … 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
“Delightful accommodation with high specification features” A light airy barn conversion with high quality fittings and design features, this property is close to major towns such as Maidenhead and Reading but has a truly rural feel. Situated on a sec
“Beautiful and peaceful village house” Such a wonderful welcome from Mandy, who prepared the house and plenty of kind attentions for us. The house is marvellous and situated in a quiet street of the village. You can easily drive to Limassol or to the m
“A charming renovated old house. Highly recommended!”
Reviewed 17 Oct 2012
This is the place for people who appreciate a unique atmosphere, a fully renovated old house full of charm, quiteness and privacy. The courtyard is a wonderfull place to relax and enjoy the sun / star… More
“A Very comfortable Cottage” Excellent location right near the beach. The cottage was very well kept and very clean with a small garden . The garden was very well maintained. The village of Winterton-on -Sea was a very quiet village with a shop , post
We stayed in Bobtail Cottage for one week. The cottage was very spacious, well equipped and was spotlessly clean. Would definitely recommend. We plan to return next year!… More
“Perfect relaxing break...”
Reviewed 2 May 2014
Lovely place to stay, great location, close to beach, shop & pub! Really clean accomodation, have stayed at other properties owned by the same person and all are fantastic. Have been really spoilt a… More
“Stunning apartment in an excellent location” This apartment is simply beautiful! We were absolutely over the moon from the moment we stepped in. The pictures, whilst very good, don't capture how spacious it is - we were both expecting it to be much sm
I use Rhosneigr Property every time I go to Rhosneigr because they always hunt out a bargain for me! This time was no exception. The Apartment at White Gables needed someone to 'test drive' their newl… More
Thank you very much for your great review and coming along to test drive the apartment for us. We are on track to finish the minor bits and pieces and look forward to welcoming you back in the summer. Kind regards - Rhosneigr Property
Reviewed 25 Jun 2015
This was a great apartment to stay in a real home from home. With access to some of the most amazing beaches. Great advice given to some of the local beauty spots which were well worth a vist. I will … More
Thank you very much for posting a review of the White Gables apartment. Really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future! Kind regards - The Rhosneigr Property Lettings team.
“Fabulous apartment with home-from-home comforts.”
Reviewed 19 Aug 2015
What a great find! We booked this apartment back in February whilst it was still under construction as it sounded perfect for what we wanted- and we weren't disappointed! The apartment was fabulous; f… More
It's always very nice to hear compliments about our home and service. It was a pleasure having you both here and we really look forward to seeing you again next year! All booked. Kind regards. Jamie & Debbie
“Lovely cottage” Everything about this cottage was perfect. Plenty of space both inside and outside. Kitchen had everything we needed and more. Beds were comfortable and rooms spacious. Shower was high powered. Village had wee shops and a couple of pub
“Great cottage, great place, locals very friendly.”
Reviewed 16 Jul 2013
We stayed for one week in Burghead Cottage which is one of the best cottages that we have holidayed in,
The cottage had everything that you need for your stay,
And a lovely welcome pack of food when… More
“Wonderful, refreshing holiday”
Reviewed 11 Jun 2013
We really liked the cottage, it has been very tastefully decorated and was spotless and very well equipped. We especially liked the welcome pack including bacon and eggs! It was particularly great t… More
“Warm and welcoming cottage set in an interesting and scenic part of scotland”
Reviewed 14 Jan 2013
A ten hour drive to Morayshire was made worthwhile as soon as we entered this warm and welcoming cottage in the lovely town of Burghead. We had gone up to see Burning of the Clavie and wished we could… More
“perfect place for a quiet getaway” We arrived after a 6 hour drive to a very warm welcome from Geraldine. She quickly showed us around and left us to unpack enough to enjoy the fabulous pool! There was a very welcome baguette, cheese and wine put out
Geraldine the owner was welcoming and left us a welcome basket of provisions which was a very nice touch.
The house has a large secluded garden with a good swimming pool about 5 feet deep over its … More
“The best gite rental we have ever had!”
Reviewed 3 Jul 2013
This was a great experience in every respect.The sun shone every day, and the pool/garden areas, were so inviting, that we hardly wanted to go anywhere else. Very peaceful, and beautifully presented p… More
“Stunning Holiday Home”
Reviewed 30 Jun 2012
Six of us spent a week at the Gite which was wonderful. A real home from home experience with everything provided. The owners gave us a warm welcome and were always there to help with any further need… More
“Great location and facilities for a relaxing holiday” Bel Air is a lovely property in a wonderful location, the swimming pool and grounds are excellent as is the games room. The house itself is well appointed, comfortable and clean. Tombebouf has a v
Villebramar is the perfect setting for those wishing to relax in peaceful tranquil surroundings. The villa although in the middle of nowhere is well situated for access to Bordeaux, Villeneuve and Ag… More
“Beautiful tranquil location, stunning views, really well equipped comfortable house.”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2011
If you're looking to 'get away from it all' (this property has no neighbours) but be close to amenities, stay in a really well equipped comfortable house with it's own pool, in a large garden with stu… More
Reviewed 4 Sep 2011
This is a lovely well equipped house with TV, swimming pool and games room. The area is peaceful and typical of rural France. The sleepy village and has limited facilities but there are larger communi… More
“Lovely cottage” Stayed here over Christmas week and it is a absolutely beautiful cottage. The reason why it hasn't got 5 stars is because cooking xmas dinner for 6, we struggled with baking trays and had to buy more. Also the garden wasn't totally sec
“Brilliant Holiday” My daughter and I loved Villa Sara. It was fully equiped and very clean and comfortable. We were 15 mins away from a very large supermarket, that had taxis parked so we were able to get the shopping back to the villa no problem.
We stayed here as a family of 2 children ( a baby one years old ). The property is extremely well equipped, safe, very luxurious and has everything you could possibly need for a comfortable stay, very… More
Reviewed 10 Dec 2013
Stayed in this three bed modern apartment in May 2013. It is a away from the main town of Puerto de la cruz, but if you want a quiet rental with a short taxi journey to the main bars of the town, the… More
“Charme et confort”
Reviewed 5 Feb 2015
Nous sommes restés 10 jours dans cette jolie villa. Moderne avec tout confort (literie idéale, linge de toilette +++, wifi, grande tv). La décoration est réalisée avec goût. L.exterieur est trè… 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
“Breathtaking views as well as beautiful rooms” Me and my partner were looking for a relaxed Cornish getaway but wanted the privacy and comfort of an apartment rather than a B&B as well as a touch of modernity in quirky old Kernow. At Atlanta Apartment
“Extremely comfortable and tastefully restored” We spent a week in this wonderfull location in Spring 2011 and would not hesitate to return. It has been very tastefully decorated with everything which you could possibly need. Being in the centre of the
We stayed here for three weeks in September. It really is a house which is a home, not something set up as a holiday rental. There are masses of books, proper kitchen equipment, many different place… More