Need a bit of a break? Looking to book a short stay somewhere? Forget hotels - take a short break in a holiday home that suits your needs.
Many of the private properties listed on holidaylettings.co.uk are available out of season - or throughout the year for short breaks. Whether you are looking for a long weekend in a vibrant European city, or a couple of days peace and quiet in the countryside there are thousands of cottages, apartments and homes to choose from.
Select a country from the list below then browse through the properties on offer. Set up your own shortlist to can track of the properties you like the look of, then simply contact the owners to make a booking. It couldn't be simpler!
Not suitable for children; Car essential; No pets allowed;
A welcoming, cosy and comfortable cottage for two - a relaxing countryside retreat for two.
Lavender Cottage is situated next to the Owners' home down a quiet country lane in the middle of the Sussex countryside in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Lavender Cott …see more
Not suitable for children; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Peacefully located by a large Green (cottage on right in exterior picture), Cottage-on-the-Green is well away from busy traffic yet only a few minutes' walk from Calne's town centre. Grade II listed and tastefully modernised, it offers a very comfortable pied- …see more
Child friendly ; Car advised; Pet friendly;
Red Cow Cottage is located on the A5 near to the villages of Kensworth and Markyate in Bedfordshire. This 1826 rustic and beamed former farm cottage sleeps two people and has one double bedroom, a bathroom, a fitted kitchen, a sitting room with a working open fire and a …see more
Not suitable for children; Pet friendly; Private garden;
Old Chapel is a pretty one bedroom cottage with stunning beams and all modern facilities. It is in the lovely Village of Hayton, which has a Pub and a fabulous Village community. An ideal base for a relaxing or adventurous holiday.
The main living area of the cottage is …see more
Copperfield is a detached, single storey, two bedroomed whitewashed cottage in the quiet conservation area of this lovely village. Much of the cottage has been renovated recently and is warm, inviting and very comfortable. It has a large well fitted kitchen and large co …see more
This is an end of terraced property based in Shoeburyness. It is based 15 minutes walk from East Beach blue flag beach.It is 10 minutes walk from Shoeburyness train station. 15 minutes drive from Southend / London Airport.
This cottage has three good sized double bedroo …see more
Die kleine Wohnung befindet sich im Dachgeschoss der rechten Haushälfte. Über eine Holztreppe erreicht man die etwa 50 qm große Wohnung. Eine Küchenzeile bietet alles, was Sie zum Kochen brauchen. Wasserkocher, Kaffeemaschine, Toaster. Ein großer Esstisch und ein C …see more
This luxury apartment is beautifully furnished having a good sized lounge with dining area, which leads to the balcony with pool, garden or mountain views.The apartment is situated just two minutes walk from the golden beach of Tamuda Bay. Two bedrooms - one double and …see more
Nearest beach 48 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
This fully modernized and beautifully furnished self-contained apartment forms the rear part of a listed Georgian farmhouse dating back to the 1800's. Located in the village of Cardrona by the River Tweed, the apartment is ideally located for enjoying mountain biking a …see more
Just returned from Lee Penn. Lovely apartment in an ideal setting. We frequently holiday in the Peebles area and have no doubt we will return to Lee Penn in the future… More
So glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Bring your bikes next time and I can show you those routes we discussed!
“Stylish and chic accommodation in mountain biking heaven.”
Reviewed 15 Apr 2014
Beautiful french, chic and boutique accommodation set in the heart of the Tweed Valley. The perfect location for a mountain biking holiday or a romantic break. With Lucy's local knowledge and amazing … More
So glad you enjoyed your stay. Yes, we do live in a bit of a MTB utopia here and I am so pleased you found the accommodation comfortable as we have spent a lot of time getting it as cosy as possible for our guests. Many thanks for your comments.
“Good value for money, beautifully presented property, very clean”
Reviewed 30 Oct 2015
The photograph of the outside of the property is deceiving as the entrance to the rental property is at the rear, but once inside you will not be disappointed the owner has not held back on the qualit… More
Hi Hazel. Many thanks for taking the time to review Lee Penn. I am sorry you were disturbed by some neighbours during your stay as it is normally such a quiet place and I appreciate staying in accommodation which forms part of the main house is not to everyone's taste - we do try to make this clear in the Holiday Lettings entry. Anyway it was a pleasure to have you staying with us and I do appreciate your very positive comments regarding the interior. Thank you
A recently re-loved light and airy house situated in the picturesque village of Ballygally at the foot of the Glens of Antrim. Ideal for families looking to enjoy a peaceful and scenic retreat with the beach 100m away and an enclosed private garden to the rear. With ro …see more
As a local lad; I was familiar with the area so knew Anchorage was perfect for our holiday base, and we wern't disappointed. Only yards from the beach and, just as important, the nearest source of Ma… More
“A clean and amazing place and great views”
Reviewed 19 Jul 2014
The house is amazing in a nice area it's great for a relaxing weekend, house has everything you need if you need to cook and off course the house has wifi. 100 yards to shop and beach. I would recomme… More
“Ideal for families”
Reviewed 11 Aug 2015
We selected this holiday cottage so that we could bring our two adult sons and our cocker spaniels. The cottage was spacious with a large kitchen and even larger utility/wet room - ideal for storing g… More
Newhaven Court is a comfortable and relaxing home to explore Cheshire, North Wales and the Peak District. It is a 5 minute walk to the local Morrisons supermarket and Nantwich town centre, wherein you can peruse the local boutiques and recharge at one of the tea or coff …see more
Location was ideal (close to station, shops and supermarkets), the apartment was spotlessly clean and well-equipped (everything worked) and we had a hassle-free and thoroughly enjoyable week.… More
“Very convenient, excellent apartment!”
Reviewed 19 Apr 2015
Very clean and everything we needed was catered for, we would recommend to stay here. We stayed with parents and our 10 week old son. The facilities were ideal for this. … More
“First class apartment”
Reviewed 22 Mar 2014
My wife and I have just spent 4 days at Newhaven court, We ere very impressed with the apartment, very clean, comfortable and had everything you could need. Instructions for arrival were very good, th… More
Child friendly ; No pets allowed; Private garden;
Surrounded by glorious countryside and with stunning views Appletreewick makes an ideal base for a Yorkshire Dales holiday. The popular market town Skipton is 8 miles away and Grassington just 5 miles from the cottages. There are excellent walks from the doorstep in …see more
Nearest beach 23 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
This attractively furnished property is complete with cooking facilities, en-suite bathroom, free satellite widescreen television, electric heating and WI-FI facilities. Separate washroom. With its use of a privately shared garden and off-road parking and a pleasant sh …see more
Nearest beach 64 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
The Low Barn at Holmdale House has been created from two original barns, used to house farm equipment when Holmdale House was a fully functioning village farm.Our conversion has sought to retain all the character of the original buildings whilst offering the best of mod …see more
We he had a great break away although it was only for four days, its was so relaxing, The Low Barn was wonderful with everything we ever needed. Quality of the barn facilities were great and the owner… More
Really pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to a return visit.
“Welcoming clean hide-away”
Reviewed 18 Oct 2012
A well equipped, very clean hide-away for two. WiFi worked well.
Good location for Lincoln and surrounding areas.
Would definitely consider staying again.… More
Thanks for your review. We're delighted you enjoyed yourselves.
“Cozy and comfortable”
Reviewed 17 Sep 2012
We had a fantastic time, the cottage was exactly as shown, cozy and clean, very well presented. Everything was provided that we could need, towels and linen - even salt! It is newly refurbished and … More
Delighted you found everything to your taste. Hope you consider a return visit.
Not suitable for children; Car advised; Ask about pets;
Tripadvisor 5 STAR Townend Holiday Cottage is a quaint oak beamed 18th Century cottage, previously part of the Chatsworth estate. Townend Cottage overlooks the peaceful,unspoilt Peak District village of Sheldon; an ideal location for a holiday, just 10 mins by car from …see more
Great little cottage, ideal for a quite weekend for two. Spotlessly clean and well presented. A friendly welcome from the owners. Well located for looking around this lovely area. Great local pub for … More
“Perfect place for a peaceful getaway”
Reviewed 5 Aug 2014
We had a lovely time at Townend Cottage and can't rate it highly enough - it was really well equipped, immaculately clean, comfortable and had a lovely feel. The welcome pack with local eggs was a lo… More
“Brilliant Cottage, wonderful village, great location. Delightful !!!!!”
Reviewed 5 Aug 2014
This is the most delightful holiday cottage I have ever stayed in, it is clean, cosy, picture perfect!! the location is fantastic, with a lovely quaint little pub in the village, which serves real ale… More
Nearest beach 8 km; Not suitable for children; Ask about pets;
Crickton Farm Cottage is beautiful four star modern one bed self catering Gower holiday cottage & holiday accommodation a working livery yard, in South Wales, situated in the heart of the Gower Peninsula at the foot of the impressive Cefn Bryn, the home of King Arth …see more
Child friendly ; Ask about pets; Private garden;
Thatch End Cottage is a lovingly restored cottage which has been in the same family for over 50 years. Located in the pretty village of Baslow, on the path which leads directly to Chatsworth park, it is ideal for groups of all ages and interests. Whether walking in the …see more
“a fantastic cottage in perfect location!!! minutes from Chatwsworth Estate”
Reviewed 25 Apr 2013
Thankyou for such a fantastic stay, the cottage is so beautiful and the finishing touches like the log fire and french white style dining room made it a wonderful experience.
the cottage is so child … More
“A peaceful retreat with a homely feel.”
Reviewed 19 Apr 2013
We arrived as the snow was falling on this pretty cottage in a picturesque setting. The log-burning stove was glowing away in the lovely dining room, and we had everything we could possibly need in t… More
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
The property is set in a beautiful country location, conveniently located with easy access to all motorways and ports. Situated 15 minutes from historic Rochester. London, Canterbury and the coast are all 45 minutes away.
The cottages provide a perfect getaway from th …see more
“Very comfortable cottages superbly situated with wonderful views”
Reviewed 7 Nov 2011
While the cottages were furnished and equipped to a high standard, and were very clean and well maintained, the best thing about them for us was the quiet rural location. The group of purpose-built h… More
“Absolutely perfect - so clean, friendly, helpful - will definitely return!”
Reviewed 6 Nov 2011
Thank you so much for a lovely stay – everything was perfect – the cottage, the pool, the games room, the laundry facilities and the location. Immaculate in every way. We used this as a base to … More
“Fabulous set up in a beautiful location”
Reviewed 6 Nov 2011
The cottages are relatively new build and so are well-designed and all services work extremely efficiently but the properties have character to boot. They are set comfortably off the beaten track wit… More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
2-Zimmer WG mit KücheUnser Haus aus dem 16. Jahrhundert liegt an ruhiger, verkehrsfreier Lage in Stein am Rhein und nächstliegend zur Espi Badi, die ideale Sommerdestination für Kinder und Eltern (2 Min. zu Fuss).In unmittelbarer Umgebung finden Sie wunderschöne Ort …see more
My brand new eco cottage is built in the heart of the lovely village of Badby. Built to a very high standard it uses natural material finishes where possible. It has two bedrooms with flexible sleeping layout (twin or super king to master bedroom), two bathrooms, comfor …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Air conditioning;
Enjoy the all the comforts of home in this elegant 800 sq.ft apartment with a large drawing room, cozy bedroom, full bath, well equipped kitchen and a balcony. The apartment has beautiful interiors and is located on the first floor of a newly constructed gated housing c …see more
Location is a bit outside of town, so need a vehicle or can catch the local bus into Panjim to get groceries. Very close to Goa International Center. Two nice infinity pools with great views in comple… More
The cottage is in a small village & on a bus route. One great pub in walking distance, & a cafe/bistro (Hartleys) just 1 mile for an amazing gastro treat. We welcome couples, familes and friends. Children love it & will want to return, in fact we get many …see more
What can I say? We had a fantastic break in a beautiful part of the country, in the most gorgeous, special cottage with the loveliest hosts!
Angela and Alban are the rare sort of couple you meet in… More
MY, my what a fantastic review. That is so overwhelming,you were lovely guests and we would be thrilled to see you again. Children say such brilliant things don't they, I think your son and daughter would enjoy making something in wood with Alban when you come again.
We wish you well in all that you do, if you need any advice on your own home improvements just ask I'm sure Alban would be please to give you some useful advice. Take care and much love to you all. Angela
“Fantastic location to chill out”
Reviewed 5 Jan 2015
Stayed over new year period. Angie and Alban made us extremely welcome. Our grandchildren came with us and loved exploring the little shop, elizabethan house etc in the garden. Everything we could… More
It was pleasure to see you again with your lovely family this time. Your grandchildren are great and it was wonderful for us to see them playing and enjoying the little playhouses.
Glad you made the most of the wood burning stove and it was fun being invited in for drinks on New Years day, it was a good start to 2015.
Lots of love,
Angela & Alban
“Spindle Cottage is simply lovely - I would thoroughly recommend it!”
Reviewed 1 Jan 2014
This rental is beautiful - a lovely and very convenient location, within easy reach of Bath and Bristol, but set in the heart of the Mendips.
The cottage itself is a delight - beautifully appointed, … More
So glad you enjoyed your stay at Spindle Cottage. We certainly enjoyed you all being here. You were perfect guests and you left the cottage so clean and tidy you are welcome here anytime.