Short on time? Book a mini break in the country! Take your pick from these short breaks at cottages, farmhouses and villas in the countryside. Perfect for long weekends away, short rural breaks let you escape to the great outdoors and recharge your batteries.
Marvel at the breath-taking beauty of the UK’s finest rural areas on your short rural break. Discover the tranquillity of the Lake District, go mountain biking in the Brecon Beacons or climb Snowdon, Wales’s highest peak.
If you have a long weekend to spare, hop over the water to an Irish country cottage or try Scotland for jaw-dropping panoramic views of the mountains and Highlands. Alternatively, you could follow the Spanish sunshine and hide away in a stylish Galician converted barn, or head to sun-baked Cyprus and choose a poolside apartment in Paphos.
Durrie Cottage (known locally as Blue Chimneys) is a cosy traditional croft house in the West Highland village of Torridon with stunning views over Upper Loch Torridon. The cottage sleeps four people and has two bedrooms (one double, one twin), a large bathroom, shower …see more
Fancy a break? Victoria Cottage SettleWhy not visit our luxury holiday cottage in the Yorkshire Dales, our 'home from home'. Victoria cottage is situated in Upper Settle, a beautiful historic market town. Whether your stay is long or short our cottage offers …see more
“Excellent - home form home, great location, hot tub fab”
Reviewed 6 Sep 2012
Went to Victoria cottage with my wife for a weeks break, first visit and we'll be back.
Lovely, clean high standard cottage, with everything you need in the kitchen.
Hot tub is fantastic after a… More
“The best holiday cottage we have every stayed at”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2012
From the moment you walk through the front door you can tell you are in for a treat. The cottage has a warm, friendly inviting feeling to it which it lives up to throughout your stay. Everything pos… More
“A Perfect Country Getaway”
Reviewed 15 Sep 2015
We came here for a trip away after our A-Levels. We had a wonderful time, spent days out walking (ask tourist information for good local walks, we did 3: Malham Tarn, The Waterfalls Trail and one stra… More
Many thanks for your kind review Maggie, we do hope we'll be able to welcome you back in the future. Craig.
Park House Cottage is a detached Cotswolds stone property quietly located in the grounds of a Grade 2 listed house, a few minutes walk from the centre of the ancient Cotswolds wool town of Stow-in-the-Wold with its old market square, stocks on the green and wide selecti …see more
“A charming oasis in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds”
Reviewed 8 Aug 2013
Veronica and I live in Australia and were planning a business/ holiday trip to UK and Europe. We had a vision of finding a character cottage in the centre of an historic village that had enough amenit… More
Reviewed 15 Jan 2013
Thank you Nick & Jenny for a wonderful stay!
4 of us spent 3 nights in the cottage over New Year and had a brilliant time. It was completely stressless from start to finish with booking, payment, arr… More
The apartment is on the top floor of an attractive block built on Shoreham Beach in 2000. It sits on the south bank of the River Adur which links into Shoreham Harbour. Occasional coastal vessels visit the working quay opposite, and local sailing and other pleasure cr …see more
“spotlessly clean, great location, very accessible to londan and brighton”
Reviewed 10 Dec 2011
We travelled from the south of ireland to the uk in august and had a wonderful holiday from our base at apt. 11 shoreham by sea, waters edge. We had our own parking space. All basics, milk, tea, co… More
“Very enjoyable family holiday”
Reviewed 20 Nov 2011
I have been very impressed with the property and all the equipment available for family holiday. From the moment we walked in we felt welcome as if we simply walked from home to another home of ours b… More
“Staying in, the new going out!”
Reviewed 4 Nov 2011
I have stayed at water's Edge 4 or 5 times over the past year, while studying for my air transport pilots licence. You just cant beat the place!
When you arrive, the reserved parking space is right … More
Kingslakes has 16 stunning self catering properties. The lodges and cottages sleep from two to eight people. Situated in the heart of the beautiful Devon countryside, along a private drive and away from any hustle and bustle. The 10 stone built cottages are set around s …see more
The house is at the end of a quiet no through lane, near vineyards, in the charming mediaeval village of Ousson sur Loire. It sits on a most beautiful stretch of the river opposite a nature reserve which supports ospreys, herons and beavers. The village has two bars, a …see more
We knew from the photos that the location would be good, but if anything the views were even better than expected. The house is conveniently located for supermarkets and has a good restaurant (but not… More
Thank you for your review,as it happens we had planned to increase the dining area this winter which will double the space and create plenty of room for up to 12 people.The works will be finished by the end of March .
Your comment about having gates on the terrace was also very useful and these will be installed at the same time. Many thanks.
“Wonderful house and wonderful location shared with wonderful friends!”
Reviewed 25 Aug 2012
This was the perfect place for us and our friends - plenty to see and do, and we also did a lot of relaxing. House fitted all our needs and the pool was a great addition. Bird life fantastic. Beautifu… More
So happy you had a great time,we are having works done to make the house even more comfortable by adding a sixth bedroom with en suite shower room and enlarging the dining area so that it can comfortably accommodate 12 guests. Images will be posted as soon as the works have finished which will be March 2013 at the latest.
“Lovely house, perfect setting.”
Reviewed 9 Jan 2012
Gerrard, the owner was very friendly and helpful even to the point of arranging a meal for us on the first evening after a long journey. Booking the property was easy and completed without any proble… More
This spacious modern 2 bed, 2 bath apartment lies on the second floor of an immaculately restored Grade II listed Georgian Villa. The enviable location on King Street is just a few steps from the harbour side and a minute or so to the town centre. Instant on line bookin …see more
Chalet Eglantine is located in the centre of Les Gets, a traditional alpine town linked to the Portes du Soleil. The Portes du Soleil region is the largest interconnected ski area in the world and boasts 628kms of pistes, 288 marked slopes, 209 ski lifts and covers 8 Fr …see more
Just returned from our second holiday in the chalet Eglantine. Can't praise / recommend the chalet or the owner (Richard) highly enough.
The chalet itself has all you could wish for and more - eve… More
“Spacious luxury apartment in a great location”
Reviewed 16 Feb 2012
We stayed as a group of 6, 4 adults and 2 children our stay started the 4th Feb 2012. The chalet was well equipped, furnished to a high standard and very spacious to accomodate everyone and all the s… More
“Excellent chalet in friendly french town with enough skiing for 1 week”
Reviewed 27 Jan 2012
Chalet size - excellent, the pictures don't do it justice.
Chalet quality - excellent with the wood giving a warm feel. the background heating and insulation keep it snug.
Location - Excellent, … More
A beautifully appointed studio apartment leading to a spacious balcony with stunning views overlooking the mountains. The apartment is situated in the village of Leukerbad in the Valais region of Switzerland. There is plenty to do for individuals, groups and families. L …see more
We enjoyed our stay in Les Naturelles. Studio was nice, comfortable and clean. Balcony and view from it was amazing. It is quiet place so you can have a good rest. Hope to stay in Les Naturelles in wi… More
“Wonderful stay in the Alps”
Reviewed 13 Oct 2013
This apartment is small but very comfortable and perfectly situated on the edge of Leukerbad. It was perfect for us. The view from the balcony is wonderful as you look across the fields towards the mo… More
“Brilliant Place to go..”
Reviewed 23 May 2012
Accommodation was perfect. Really nice location. very friendly staff.
if you want peace of mind and stay away from busy & hectic life this is worth going place.
Definitely recommend to go..… More
A quaint Victorian inn of impressive size,A weekend investment that'll feel like winning a prize.Located very central in a conservation area,In Wales, quite safe, no chance of malaria!A big open space for parking you cars,Just walk on in and out to the bars.A good …see more
This excellent Cambridgeshire self catering holiday cottage in a rural setting is perfect both as a weekend retreat but as a comfortable holiday home for visitors in Cambridge on business or for pleasure.InsideThe Lodge boasts 3 double bedrooms all comfortably appointed …see more
This property in stone and beamed 19th century is situated in a charming hamlet in Dordogne.Completely renovated in 2012, it has a large raised and flowered park of 3000m2 and a pool.Its three bedrooms with a cosy atmosphere and two bathrooms offer guests a charming hom …see more
The Firs is a well-appointed, comfortable family house in an excellent location to explore Cornwall. Recently renovated to a high standard, the owners have made the most of this handsome granite building. Through sympathetic restoration and complete updating they have c …see more
“Beautiful and very well equipped cottage in quiet location”
Reviewed 6 Jul 2016
Brilliant from start to finish, contact with the property manager Fiona was prompt and contained all the necessary details. The welcome pack which was waiting for us (Bread, Milk, wine) was also a nic… More
“Immaculate, and very well equipped in an ideal location for garden visits”“Lovely cottage in great location and peaceful surroundings”"Just perfect for two""Fabulous accommodation, great locatIon, excellent pub only 5 mins walk away"These are just some of the l …see more
“Lovely cottage in great location and peaceful surroundings”
Reviewed 30 Jul 2015
My husband and I have recently returned from 2 lovely weeks at Avalon cottage. The cottage was comfy, clean and well equipped with everything one could need. The location was perfect to visit Exmoor, … More
“Well appointed, attractive property”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2015
We wanted a central location to visit both North and South Coast. Unfortunately, the weather wasn't marvellous but it helped having a lovely cottage to return to. The cottage is very clean and well … More
Reviewed 6 Jan 2015
This was the second time we stayed in this lovely cottage and it was just as great as the first time. The cottage is well equipped an there are lots of possibilities for walking and sightseeing in the… More
Brand New Luxury 4 bedroom (3 king size rooms and one twin) detached country cottage. Sleeps 8 comfortably but larger numbers can be easily accommodated. Set in rolling countryside with wonderful views of Knocklayd mountain and the River Bush. Rural but not isolated as …see more
A group of us spent a very enjoyable weekend here recently. We were four couples and the four large double rooms upstairs were ideal for our group size. However, the house could comfortably hold more … More
Thank you Gerard for taking time to review our property. Really appreciate the feedback. Helen
Reviewed 6 Jan 2014
We stayed in this lovely house in December 2013 with group of friends which included young children. The house is huge and would accommodate a large group of people easily. We were very pleased with … More
Thank you very much for taking the time to review our cottage. So glad you enjoyed your New Year break! Helen
“Perfect getaway with friends”
Reviewed 23 Oct 2013
We had a perfect stay in this beautiful property. There were a group of six friends looking to get away from it all and have a weekend catching up. The house was perfect for us, it had all the mod c… More
Hi Leanne, sounds like you enjoyed your time in Armoy. So pleased you found the house to your liking and the locals too!! You are most welcome to return any time!
Welcome to Sea Holly Cottage, where we offer you an invitation to relax and unwind, away from everyday life. Styled with comfort and relaxation in mind we have gone to every effort to make your stay an experience you will remember for a very long time. We are passiona …see more
“A delightful comfortable cottage, very well presented with a homely feel.”
Reviewed 11 Oct 2014
We stayed for the weekend and were very pleased with the everything about this holiday cottage. It was very comfortable, lovely lounge and beds gave us a good nights sleep. Everything has been thought… More
“Beautiful and extremely well-equipped”
Reviewed 12 Aug 2014
The cottage itself was decorated to a very high standard, with everything you could imagine provided for - board games and children's books, even dog bowls! The bedrooms are beautiful and the beds ve… More
“Lovely modern cottage with everything you need and more”
Reviewed 3 Jul 2014
We stayed at this cottage in June and it was absolutely perfect. 5 minutes walk to the beach and a few local shops (Nisa, Premier) located in a quiet setting of cottages. The living space is perfect f… More
The lodge is situated in the South Lakeland Leisure Village, a prestigious development on the southern edge of the Lake District National Park, fully double glazed the lodge has gas central heating and lake view.The Leisure Village is situated in an area of outstanding …see more
had a lovely short stay, thank you.
the lodge is extremely well equipped, very clean and comfortable.
the owners clearly have a good eye for detail and all the little extras that are provided make… More
Reviewed 27 Jun 2016
Great lodge, everything we needed for the wkend and plenty of room for our large family. Certainly would book again for our visit to the lakes. Good communication too.… More
“Great place to stay.”
Reviewed 24 Jul 2016
I stayed here with my Mother and two Grand children for a couple of nights in July. Really great lodge, very clean and very well equipped. We had a lovely stay and would defiantly recommend it to frie… More
The apartment is situated on the shores of Loch Tay and in close proximity to Kenmore. It has panoramic views from Ben Lawers all the way down to Kenmore itself. With watersports on your doorstep, great walking and cycling opportunities plus golf and horseriding nearby …see more
A stunning apartment in a stunning location! This apartment is thoughtfully furnished and finished to a very high standard with all the amenities to make your stay very comfortable. The views from th… More
We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at Beinn Eighe. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future!
If you're looking for a tranquil spot within easy reach of beautiful beaches, and plenty of tourist attractions and activities, then this is the place for you.
Recently renovated, the Owl at Ashen Cross offers 2 bedrooms, a master bedroom with King-size bed and a good …see more
“Absolutely fabulous place to stay, highly recommend.”
Reviewed 24 Jul 2016
Ashen Cross is a fantastic place to spend a holiday, very close to beautiful Looe and other lovely places to visit. Never had such a fantastic welcome as we've had here, the owners cannot do enough fo… More
Thank you for your kind feedback, Laura.
Looking forward to welcoming you and your family again very soon xx
“Great place to stay”
Reviewed 3 Aug 2016
Tracey the owner is warm & friendly. We had home made scones clotted cream & jam, home made bread waiting for us. Lovely place to stay. A lake with summer house, drinks available from the fridge, grea… More
Thank you for your kind comments. So pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon xx
Reviewed 3 Oct 2016
Beautiful and well-maintained cottages set in an idyllic location with hosts who simply can't do enough to ensure your time at Ashen Cross is truly special. And the cakes were delicious! We will be ba… More
Thank you for your positive feedback. Looking forward to seeing you all again soon xx
Cliff top cottage, comfortable & spacious accommodation for 4, with sea views from every room!
Entrance hall with lots of storage and washing machine. Living room with leather couches and Freeview TV with DVD player and lots of rainy day DVD's, local books and glossy …see more
One of the best properties we have ever stayed in. The cottage is furnished and equipped to a very high standard ,with lots of extras and was spotlessly clean throughout,. The position of the property… More
Reviewed 12 Oct 2012
The property, location, and owners George and Gabriella are excellent, you could not pick a better property, everything is just perfect.
My partner doesn't drive so if i was fishing by Connel Bridge … More
“Highly recommend !”
Reviewed 11 Oct 2012
On arrival we were greeted by our fabulous hosts and shown to our home from home for the week. The view off the patio of the falls was spectacular and then came the next supprise, the fabulous cottage… More
Seaview is a stunning first floor luxury apartment, tastefully decorated and furnished to a high specification, with beautiful sea views from the lounge, both bedrooms, kitchen and balcony. Located just above Carbis Bay Beach, one of the best in the UK, it's less t …see more
We could not have wished for a better apartment. Everything was as we would have it in our own home. Clean, comfortable, well furnished and appointed. A lovely welcome basket greeted us with a cream t… More
“Beautiful apartment in a splendid location”
Reviewed 15 Jun 2016
Arrived by train from London into Carbis Bay and was extremely happy about the very short walk to Seaview, 1 minute!! We loved the comfortable beds, the layout of the apartment and the beautifully dec… More
Reviewed 1 Oct 2016
5th visit and Ashley and Claire have managed to improve upon perfection, smart new settee replacing what most owners would think more than adequate,new improved windows and freshened paint work. Ash… More
In the heart of the pretty village of Thornhill, this charming terraced house offers a home from home within easy walking distance of shops, pubs and hotels. The house is warm and welcoming, ideal for a sporting or relaxed holiday in a beautiful rural area. Activities …see more
Thanks John and Trish for a lovely stay once again. Visited drumlandrig castle and sandy hills and Rockliffe. Thornhill is such a great little village a perfect base for seeing the southern west coast… More
Thanks, we think Thornhill is a "wee gem" too!
Look forward to welcoming you again.
All the best
John and Trish
TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD 2014
***VISITWALES AWARD 5* APRIL 2016
The Barn at Swallowfield is a luxury holiday, self catering, four bedroom semi-detached converted barn, set in a fabulous rural location in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK. The barn is ideal …see more
“We had a fabulous time in this cosy,luxurious, fantastically situated barn.”
Reviewed 28 Jan 2013
We spent a romantic snowy long weekend in this beautiful property. We had no problem finding the property and received a warm welcome from the owners who were very helpful and for whom nothing was to… More
“Found our perfect 5* holiday accommodation”
Reviewed 30 Jul 2013
Having recently returned from holiday at The Barn we can only reiterate the comments that other visitors have made. The accommodation was definitely 5* we could not fault it at all. Everything was o… More
“A top notch property in a lovely rural setting”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2013
This was excellent accommodation in every respect in a lovely peaceful setting. The barn has been beautifully converted and throughout has been fitted out to a very high standard. Sue, the owner, who … More
Holly Cottage is very quaint and traditional but with many modern comforts. It is centrally located within the thriving community of Ullapool and is also ideally situated for exploring the Northwest Highlands. Holly cottage has a dining kitchen, living room, sunroom and …see more
Our first impression of Holly Cottage was that it was quaint and in the perfect location. Once we explored a bit more and found all the little extras that we were not expecting we realised that we ha… More
“A superb high-standard cottage in a lovely location”
Reviewed 29 Oct 2012
Holly Cottage is conveniently located for all shopping and facilities in Ullapool. It has ample parking (we had 2 cars). The cottage layout is perfect for 4 people, with the sun room being an added bo… More
“Didn't want to leave”
Reviewed 10 Jun 2012
Lovely cottage. The conservatory is a big bonus as is the garden when the weather is good. Spotlessly clean, it has all you need to enjoy a stay in the most beautiful part of Scotland.… More
Four star graded by Bord Fáilte, the property has everything you could wish for in a self-catering property. Two ensuite bedrooms, double sofa bed, sleeps 6 (maximum 4 adults) Kitchen with microwave and dishwasher, washer dryer, satellite TV, DVD player and DVD librar …see more
stayed for the second time in number twelve, the house is amazing so lovely couldn't find fault with it. arrived on a Friday evening and within five minutes had a BBQ going that was so easy to work. s… More
Reviewed 10 Jul 2016
We had a brilliant time , there were loads to do althrough you gad to travel to get to them , kids enjoyed themselves weather was fantastic and the views from the cabin were beautiful … More
Bayview Croft has been totally renovated and extended for 2016 to provide spacious luxury holiday accommodation.
Beautifully finished and appointed with cozy underfloor heating throughout the ground floor. The spacious open concept kitchen, dining and living room area …see more
I fell a little bit in love with this property. Top class all the way. Everything we needed and more... loved the wild horses in the adjoining fields& how friendly and kind the neighbour was.Would def… More
Thank you so much for posting a review. Delighted that you all enjoyed
Bayview Croft and your daughter liked the horses, I will let Archie know he will be delighted he is mentioned on Trip Advisor.
Hopefully we will welcome you back to Bayview Croft on another occassion.
Have a good winter.
All the best
This cottage is located overlooking a lovely secluded bay in the village of Kentallen. Quiet and peaceful, yet only approximately 30 minutes from Fort William and Oban. This cottage is ideally located to explore the West Highlands of Scotland.
The cottage has all the f …see more
4 Bayview is located in a really beautiful place where the view from the front changes alot depending on the weather. It is situated between Oban and Fort William and for us was ideally placed so we c… More
“Excellent cottage in great location”
Reviewed 19 Apr 2013
The cottage was well equipped and had everything we need to enjoy our stay. Despite the cold temperatures outside the cottage was nice and warm and there was plenty of space for the four of us. Ther… More
“A very well situated place”
Reviewed 6 Dec 2011
We spend a week with a magnificent weather in this place. The house is big enough and comfortable too. It is wonderfully located to go as well to the mountains as Ben Navis than to the sea, Oban is a … More
Branxholm Knowe House is a large detached period property which is set in two acres of well tendered private gardens. The house is furnished to a high standard and is ideal for entertaining and features a fabulous garden room which is perfect for alfresco summer evenin …see more
We stayed at Branxholm Knowe for a week and had an amazing time.
We were welcomed by Isabel, who is such a lovely person. She took her time to show us around and was very sweet and helpful.
The … More
“A fantastic and beautifully upkept traditional house”
Reviewed 5 Oct 2011
We booked the house quite late and couldn't have been happier with it. It is a traditional old house set in own woods on the side of hill. Plenty of room both inside and out. The conservatory is a … More
“Perfect house for our celebration weekend.”
Reviewed 7 Mar 2016
Branxholm house was the perfect place to celebrate a birthday weekend away with friends. The house is even bigger than the pictures suggest. We had 11 guests altogether plus a dog and we still all fel… More
Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at Branxholm Knowe. I am delighted you enjoyed your weekend and found the size of the house exceeded your expectations! We hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back at our house in the near future! Kind regards, Ian Dowling
Rowan Cottage is located in the heart of the village of Healey, in an elevated position overlooking part of the 20,000 acre Swinton Estate with its fusion of rolling pasture, woodland and moorland dales. This conservation village is situated in the Nidderdale Area of Ou …see more
We had a super holiday at Rowan Cottage, the owners were lovely, a welcome hamper on our arrival was great, the cottage was warm felt home from home, the views amazing and the weather was kind to us,… More
We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at Rowan Cottage and thank you for your recommendation.
“lovley cottage for perfect break”
Reviewed 24 Jan 2013
We loved this cottage, very cosey and like home from home. The owners have put a lot into this place. We arrived to find everything we could need, tea coffee, buiscuts, milk in the fridge and fire mad… More
Thank you for leaving such lovely comments. You may also wish to visit the nearby Black Sheep Brewery. We’re glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again.
This delightful, Cotswold stone house makes a perfect base for a family or group of friends. Birch House is quietly situated, just four minutes' stroll from the Market Square inns & restaurants and is ideal if you enjoy going out for a meal and do not want the worr …see more
our family of 5[5 adults+2 small children] found birch house a fabulous place to stay. the house was spotless,large and thoughtfully set up. a welcome package was on the table,shelves stacked with chi… More
“Home-away-from-home in Stow”
Reviewed 16 Oct 2012
We absolutely loved The Birch House! It felt just like a home-away-from-home. The cottage has a large living room and kitchen on the ground floor with everything you could ever need to cook. There are… More
“Lovely comfortable house in an ideal location”
Reviewed 23 Jul 2012
We stayed at Birch House with a group of friends and their small children. The house was clean, spacious, well equipped and comfortable, its an ideal house for families or a group of friends staying t… More
Accommodation: Named as one of the Top 50 UK holiday cottages in 2016 by the Guardian Newspaper, Eller How House is the self-contained West wing of an architect designed Regency Country house. There are many quirky and unusual features, from the ornate plasterwork in th …see more
Every part of this stay was wonderful. Helen took care of everything with such thoughtfulness. The welcome tea tray with home made cake, the quality of everything in the house for our use, the logs pr… More
Reviewed 20 Jul 2014
The house and garden were gorgeous and had everything you could possibly need. The house is huge, with beautiful rooms including the drawing room and main bedroom. It's extremely comfortable, fabulous… More
Thank-you for taking time to write a review and for the lovely comments. We would love to see you all again, but do bear in mind that the Lake District weather is not always so good.I am glad that you found so much for your family to do in the area and left feeling that there was still more to explore.
“A wonderful experience”
Reviewed 24 Mar 2014
We spent a long weekend at Eller How House and are already considering when we could possibly return. The house is stunning, beautifully furnished, with a big kitchen and nice dining area. There is a … More
Thank-you for writing a review, we do hope to see all (or some of you) again. Try a different time of year, Eller How is beautiful in the Autumn too!
John and Helen
Primrose Cottage has recently under gone a renovation and is contemporary yet retaining much of its traditional charm.
Located only a 3 minute walk from the Blue Flag beach of Porthmeor and 5 minutes from the extensive range of shops and restaurants in St Ives.
The …see more
“Fantastic, homey, well equipped and spotless - loved it !”
Reviewed 8 Oct 2013
The cottage is beautiful - we felt at home as soon as we walked through the door. The views of Porthminster beach are impressive.
My 18month old granddaughter also felt right at home.
Have booked ag… More
“Fabulous break in beautiful unique Cornish Cottage”
Reviewed 14 Nov 2012
I have just enjoyed a fabulous break at Primrose Cottage with my husband for our sons 2nd birthday. The cottage was perfect. A lot of thought has clearly gone into providing everything needed for fa… More
Located within the private Landews estate 'Hop' cottage is a spacious cottage with fantastic high class facilities. Set in the beautiful village of Challock it provides an ideal base for enjoying Kent and for day trips to London and France. Surrounded by open …see more
We really enjoyed our stay at Hop Cottage. Nigel and Wendy made everything perfect and we wanted for nothing, even providing us with yummy duck eggs! The views from the conservatory are beautiful and … More
“A fantastic first meeting with the Garden of England”
Reviewed 18 Apr 2013
A superb cottage in the middle of meadows, forests, towns, castles,....
Everything you need is there in the cottage. There's a foodshop is nearby: the barn shop and in a 15-minute drive you have supe… More
“Relaxing and highly interesting stay in the heart of Kent”
Reviewed 7 Nov 2012
Our vacation at the Hop Cottage Landews Meadow in October 2012 started with a nice hallo by Wendy and Nigel. We entered the lovely equipped wonderful cottage. A tasty cake was standing on the dining r… More
Thank you for choosing to stay at Landews Meadow and for the lovely review you have left, it is very rewarding for us to know that the cottage and location were to your liking. It was a pleasure to meet you and your family, we enjoyed leading you through the woods and fields on horse back and we hope in future to add some more animals to our menagerie for the enjoyment of our guests. We were very glad to give you your first experience of riding a horse and to get your daughter back in the saddle, we would love to see the pictures you took.
Thank you again for your very kind review, do visit again in the future.
Nigel and Wendy
FREE WI-FI, This property is all ground floor and has no stairs, it is a stone built old blacksmiths shop that has recently been fully converted and restored to a high standard to provide self catering accommodation. It has a brand new fully fitted kitchen with dual fu …see more
We had a lovely week end at the The Old Smithy & River Cottages to celebrate my husband's 30th Birthday!
Both cottages are great and perfect for a big group (we were 11) because there is so much spac… More
Thank you for taking the time to review our properties, and thanks for the lovely comments, we are very pleased you found them comfortable and suited your every needs. We look forward to your return. Kind regards, Susan
“Excellent getaway with friends”
Reviewed 7 Jan 2013
We celebrated New Year at both the Old Smithy and River Cottage and found it was the perfect location. The cottages were both beautiful and provided a large area for everyone to spend time together in… More
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is nice to know that out of all the cottages you have stayed at over the years,that you found ours to be the best. We hope that you will visit us again. Thanks
“wow I wanna go back The Tenas on Tour”
Reviewed 29 Sep 2015
Myself and 9 female friends spent 2 nights in these 2 beautiful cottages to celebrate my 50th..the owner Susan was very easy to keep in touch with and catered for our every need.on arrival we were blo… More
Thank you for your fantastic review. We are delighted that you had such a great time in the cottages, we are only too happy to help with guests particular wishes when we can. We are glad that you appreciated the lovely comfy beds and pillows and hope to see you back again soon.
The apartment provides modern, comfortable accommodation perched high on a hillside overlooking Craobh Haven Marina, the entrance to the Gulf of Corrievreckan (the third biggest whirlpool in the world) and the Firth of Lorn and its many islands.
PRICES If you're int …see more
To get there don't follow your sat nav down Loch Awe but go to Loch Gilphead.
Take a comprehensive shop with you as it is some way to the shops.
Wonderful views, great walks with dogs,lots to do in … More
Many thanks for your excellent review. For anyone reading it, please note that dogs are only accepted in the apartment in exceptional circumstances i.e. special needs etc. Good advice regarding the SatNav - it takes you the shortest route as the crow flies, not the quickest route. From Oban or Lochgilphead, follow the directions on the website.
Reviewed 27 Mar 2013
We stayed at T Ard from 2nd to 9th of March this year. It was easy to find; just off the road to Oban not far from croabh haven. The setting is magnificent, the apartment is on a hillside affording a… More
“Traighuaine Ard - Highly recommeded!”
Reviewed 11 Mar 2013
We’ve just returned from a brilliant weeks’ stay at Traighuaine Ard. This self-catering apartment is lovely; modern, clean and welcoming and provides all the essential ingredients for a truly rela… More
Longlands Retreat is a well equipped holiday home, with full central heating in a quiet location in the historic fishing village of Beadnell. It offers a flexible sleeping arrangement due to the zip and link bed in bedroom two, which can be used as a king size or two …see more
Excellent holiday accommodation. It easily accommodated 2 adults, 3 children and a dog.
Property was very clean and tidy on arrival. Very quiet and peaceful location. Very close to local beaches (wi… More
“Christmas at Beadnell - 21 to 28 December 2013”
Reviewed 3 Jan 2014
An excellent property and so spacious. Everything was clean and in working order. Cooking a Christmas lunch posed no problem, lots of equipment, large kitchen and dining area and a good sized fridge/… More
“Fabulous location for a relaxing holiday”
Reviewed 9 Jun 2013
We stayed at Longlands Retreat for a week at the end of May.
The bungalow is really well presented & equipped with everything you could need. It easily accomodated 4 adults, 2 kids & a dog, providing… More
One Fern Cottages is a real South Lakes gem. Nestled in the beautiful village of Lindale, the property dates back to the time of Queen Elizabeth I and William Shakespeare so one can only imagine the history that the oak beams must have seen!
The cottage has two beamed …see more
We have stayed here now for 3 holidays and we return because of the comfort, warmth and cosiness of this lovely cottage in the South Lakes. The cottage a great balance for us of traditional character … More
Thank you for your comments Paul. We are really pleased that you had another great stay at the Cottage and hope to welcome you back again soon. Vicky & Nigel
“Cute and well equiped cottage.”
Reviewed 6 Aug 2012
This lovely cosy cottage was a pleasure to visit. The Kitchen was very well equipped with everything you could wish for. It is in a nice central area with two nearby pubs .TThe beds in the twin room … More
We are really pleased that you enjoyed your holiday at the Cottage. Thank you for your feedback as we appreciate the time and effort that goes into uploading any comments. The beds are actually very new so we will certainly look into your comments further to make sure that every guest gets a good nights sleep.
We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
This is a large 2 bedroom ground floor apartment; that can accommodate 4 and a baby. Situated in beautiful wooded Pleasant Valley about 10 minutes walk from Wiseman's Bridge beach and the Pembrokeshire Coastal path. Close to Saundersfoot and Amroth. There is a l …see more
We had a great time at pinewood with our 2 sons, 2 and 6 months old and our dog. Flat is well equipped if a little dated but has everything you need. Rooms are big and there is plenty of space for the… More
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“Great holiday apartment with lovely views and only 10 mins walk from the beach.”
Reviewed 17 Apr 2012
My wife and I stayed here for the first 2 weeks of April 2012, with our two young children (3 and 8 years old). We love this area and this was the ninth year we have come back.
Pinewood is lovely, … More
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“lovely big apartment, family attractions all close by”
Reviewed 1 Oct 2011
Stayed here during the summer with our 21 month old daughter. It was very safe inside for her to run around as everything on one floor. All the rooms were a good size, just a bit old fashioned. Our da… More
Phoenix Cottage is a beautiful, spacious barn conversion with many traditional features including a large fire place, open timber beams and a country kitchen with granite worktops. The cottage is centrally heated and double-glazed with a large open lounge/diner living a …see more
Lovely house tucked away off the main road, nice and quiet. Some nice little touches such as the cream tea left for us ( very nice! ) Not far from loads of great beaches. Would recommend it to anyone,… More
Herons Cove Cottage is situated in a beautiful, peaceful location overlooking Roaring Water Bay, in scenic West Cork, Ireland. This 3 bedroom cottage is set on the waters edge with a path down to a private strand, and offers guests a stunning location to relax in the …see more
Maison parfaitement agencée, propre et très bien équipée.
Accueil charmant de Bernie et Kathleen.
Vues splendides sur la mer et des fleurs partout.
Idéal pour des vacances réussies.… More
“Wonderful vacation because of the beautiful location, cottage, and owners!”
Reviewed 16 Mar 2013
This cottage is located on the sea with beautiful views off a country road. It is a beautiful little cottage with all amenities needed including heating, washer and dryer, fireplace, refrigerator and … More