Mountain holidays aren't just restricted to skiing and snowboarding in winter - Summer bring plenty of opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.
Mountain biking, hiking, lake swimming and watersports are among the opportunities for the energetic. Or if you're after a more sedate break, then there are lakeside beaches to relax on, flora and fauna for nature lovers, or just enjoy the fresh mountain air and the stunning scenery.
Have a break from the coast this summer and head for the mountains...
Brand New Holiday cottage, be the first to visit!Miners Cottage is a quaint, oak beamed 18th Century cottage, in the heart of the peaceful, unspoilt Peak District village of Sheldon. It is an ideal location for a holiday, just 10 mins by car from the bustling market tow …see more
Coriander Beach House is a stunning architect refurbished English Beach House 75 metres from the sea on the quiet and historic Angmering-on-Sea private seaside estate. Easily reachable, being an hour and a half from London by road or rail and definitely a perfect relaxi …see more
Coriander Beach House is a stunning 5* large family house with extremely spacious accommodation in a quiet beachside village. It is contemporary and beautifully furnished being both modern and comfor… More
“Second time back to Coriander - Perfect in every way!”
Reviewed 2 Nov 2015
This was our second visit to Coriander Beach House. This time for the family to come together to celebrate my grandmother's 80th birthday.
The house has absolutely everything you need and we were … More
“A great family weekend in a beautiful, well appointed and spacious family friendly house”
Reviewed 8 Mar 2016
The service we received from the owner and house manager could not be faulted. Coriander Beach House is a stunning, large family house. Extremely spacious accommodation for our party comprising 6 adu… More
Thank you Sheila, we would love to have you return in the future.
Irish self catering holiday house four star Failte Ireland approved sleeps for up to 10 people and is the perfect location for a tranquil week's escape or short break on a working farm. This Irish Cottage is perfect for family holidays and small groups - pets are welco …see more
We had a brilliant time in Milford, 10 of us and our dog stayed for the weekend the house comfortably sleeps 10 with 4x double beds and 2 single beds, four of the bedrooms have en-suites 1 with disabl… More
“Nice and convenient”
Reviewed 21 Sep 2015
Nice house very easy to live in. The spot is great with a lot of nice places to visit and enjoy around. John and his family are great hosts. They are fixing any small détails swiftly and give you the… More
“Lovely holiday home”
Reviewed 10 Mar 2015
Stayed here in feb and had a wonderful time. The house is very comfortable and when we arrived John had the fire lit and had a freshly baked wheaten bread for us. We had a great stay, as there is so … More
Come to the most peaceful corner of Skye to enjoy the beautiful home I have built with my own hands. Your jaw will drop as you ascend the staircase to the vast living space on the top floor. The immaculate kitchen and huge living room filled with light and colour is a w …see more
Spent a week here with my wife and friends. This house has everything you need for a short or even long stay. Fantastic kitchen/dining room/living room with views to the west of the nearby hills and s… More
Brynmeini Lodge is a wonderful 4 star rated wooden lodge with log burning fire. The lodge is set next to a lake packed with wild life and many rare ducks. The accommodation comprises 2 bedrooms, 1 with a double bed (all beds come with feather and down pillows, toppers a …see more
Lovely place, lovely people, great welcome pack. Fab setting. Comfy, clean, well -equipped lodge with wonderfully friendly owners. Fantastic base to explore area from, or it is easily enough to just s… More
Reviewed 2 Nov 2014
On arrival we were amazed by the setting of the lodge. It was stunning. The cabin was beautiful and cosy and looked even more beautiful than the pictures we had seen which sold it to us in the first p… More
“A slice of Heaven”
Reviewed 9 Sep 2014
Have spent the most wonderful week in the Brynmeini lake lodge with the family. The lovely owners, Julie and David gave us a warm welcome and were always happy to help.
The lodge itself is just pe… More
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The Grange offers an impressive Scottish island retreat for large gatherings all year round. It is ideally situated with front-line panoramic sea views of the bay and Holy Isle, directly opposite a wide sand …see more
We visited over the New Year week as part of a group consisting of 3 couples and 7 kids. The house exceeded expectations. Lots of space, very well equipped, beautiful art on pretty much every wall,… More
“A house and view to die for”
Reviewed 24 Jun 2013
The photos don't do the house justice, it's truly lovely and the position is stunning. If you can find another view like that I want to know where it is. Watching Gannets, from the lovely bay window … More
5 star Luxury Self Catering accommodation in a beautifully refurbished early victorian Gatelodge. Centrally located for the Mourne Mountains and Co Down coast, Titanic Centre, Belfast, Dublin, Fermanagh lakelands, Giants Causeway and the North Antrim coast. Golf, fishin …see more
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay (3 nights) at the Gate House. We were 2 couples and it was the perfect size for us. Everything has been recently updated and done with extreme taste.
The views from … More
Bungalow in Hatch, Sandy, Bedfordshire, England - Tranquil Location Perfect For Friends Or Families
Newly refurbished, luxury 5 bedroom accommodation which has been designed to create a relaxing and social environment. The open plan lounge, dining area and kitchen make …see more
This is a large detached villa, recently reformed and tastefully decorated in a rustic style. Very homely; this was, until recently, the owner's dream home. Suitable for couples (discount offered), families and for groups. Set in a quiet residential area yet in walking …see more
Just returned from a weeks holiday with 5 children and 3 adults! Excellent facilities at the villa and a service second to none provided by Francis and his wife even prior to our arrival! Our minibus … More
“Had the most wonderful holiday,”
Reviewed 9 Sep 2014
We had a fantastic holiday. The villa was brilliant for myself , my husband our 3 children and my mother in law. There is plenty of room, comfortable lounge, 2 bathrooms, very well equipped kitchen an… More
“The perfect holiday in the perfect villa”
Reviewed 23 Jul 2014
Just arrived back from a week in the villa, 7 family members all adults and there was plenty of room.The villa is situated in the quiet outskirts of Cala En Porter but only a 10min walk to the centre.… More
Luxury cottage on almost 1 acre, architect rennovated to a high spec, garden, breathtaking views of sea and local cove as well as uninterrupted country views, five minute walk to beach and five minute drive to Ballycastle village. Comfortable and warm, with underfloor h …see more
We found this cottage on an earlier trip to the area, not knowing it would be available to rent, and took photos of it because we loved it so much! To our delight, this year we were able to rent it f… More
YOU MUST ENTER 12 OR 16 PEOPLE WHEN BOOKING TO GET A CORRECT PRICE.
The main property sleeps 12 with the addition of a further 2 double bedrooms available in the annex, bringing the total to 16 people over 8 bedrooms, prices are automatically adjusted for these 2 sizes …see more
We stayed at the cottages for a family holiday, and it exceeded our expectations.
They are spacious, well equipped, and furnished to a very high standard. All the furniture is very good quality and i… More
“A gem in the heart of Nottinghamshire”
Reviewed 16 Jun 2014
Beautiful traditional accommodation set in the heart of Sherwood Forest. A home from home. The cottages are wonderfully nostalgic and beautifully furnished and provide the base for a comfortable holid… More
“Fantastic affordable accomodation for CentreParcs & Sherwood Forest”
Reviewed 13 May 2014
Great service from start to finish, the cottage ticked all boxes for location, quality and affordability. We booked the cottages to celebrate a hen weekend with 11 friends and it exceeded all our exp… More
Peace Haven is a tranquil and spacious Victorian Fisherman's Cottage, in the heart of a beautiful seaside village. Peace Haven has offstreet parking, although the cottage is an easy one minute walk from Leigh-on-Sea centre with its boutique shops, cafes, bars, deli's a …see more
Great place to stay and relax after our busy few days of training with our customer. Location was ideal for our needs and quiet although the front bedroom has a streetlight right outside so was a rath… More
Sorry you didn't find the Wifi John, we have a mobile Wifi, which was on the dresser. Also thanks for the heads up about the street lamp, no other guest has commented so I didn't know it was an issue. I will fit some blackout blinds to the new window that is just about to be fitted.
Once again, thanks for being super guests. Kindset regards
“A great place to stay”
Reviewed 9 Apr 2014
Peace Haven is certainly a clean, tidy place. It is located in a quite area but walking distance to the shops and cafes. It has a quaint garden, but spent most of our time in the dinning room chatti… More
Yes the amount of people that just love our dining room. Even our own home doesn't have such a big table for big family gatherings!!! thanks for the review xx
“Sweet typical Cotage”
Reviewed 10 Jul 2013
We had a pleasant stay.
Sarah was full of small attention our respects.
This is a pretty typical English cotage.
The town is very nice.
We recommend!… More
What a wonderful group of young guys you were, perfect guests, so glad you enjoyed your stay, come again next year!
A large 2200 sq ft detached modern luxurious house on a private 1 acre garden.Tranquil setting in the West of Ireland looking out onto Black Sod Bay and the Atlantic Ocean with views of Achill and Duvillaun More islands. Breath taking scenery of surrounding landscape 3 …see more
We stayed at Tom & Cathy's house for a week. The house is truly lovely with amazing views out to the sea. The house has everything you need and with just a short walk to a secluded beach what more ca… More
“A great find in a beautiful area!”
Reviewed 6 Sep 2014
We stayed at this holiday home in July this year. The online booking was first class with questions answered by return and the directions given were spot on.
The house has everything you need and m… More
“The dream holiday home!”
Reviewed 30 Jul 2015
I stayed in this holiday home with my husband and 2-year-old son in early July. This was without a shadow of a doubt the most beautiful holiday home we have ever stayed in. The floor-to-ceiling corner… More
Within a 20-minute walk of the best beach on the island, this 1-bedroom cottage provides the perfect location to enjoy gorgeous Skyros for up to 4 sun-loving holidaymakers.
The spacious lounge is perfect for unwinding after a day in the sun. Curl up on the comfortable …see more
Rockslea has the one of the best locations in St Monans with views out over the Firth of Forth and the local harbour, where there is always life and activity.
Set on the sea front and on the Fife Coastal path with unobstructed views over the Firth of Forth, Rockslea is …see more
New for 2016: Complimentary Wi-Fi, Fern Cottage (Holiday Home Reference 66658) is a smart, cosy and comfortable cottage furnished and decorated to FOUR STAR grading awarded by Tourism Ireland. Fern Cottage can sleep up to maximum of six guests however for larger groups …see more
We enjoyed a lovely weekend break at the Mill Farm Cottages. The accommodation was perfect for our family's needs. The electric blankets and fire in the grate ready to go were a lovely added touch for… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at Mill Farm. We loved having you and your family come to stay and especially glad to hear that the cottage suited you all. "Mr Hoppity" is in great form with all the attention given him by the children - its holiday time for him when the season starts up again each year. Thank you again for your business. Catherine & Austin
“Our perfect family holiday”
Reviewed 28 Apr 2013
We read the positive reviews here before our visit to Mill Farm and it is a privilege to add ours to the list. We have recently returned from a wonderful holiday at Mill Farm. The cottage was well pre… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to write up the review on your stay at Mill Farm. It means a lot to Austin and I that you and your family enjoyed your holiday and we hope that you brought home many happy memories. Herbert, is doing really well and getting bigger each day. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we would be delighted to have you all visit again in the future. Best wishes always. Catherine & Austin.
“Perfect for relaxation, peaceful surroundings and lovely views of the river.”
Reviewed 14 Sep 2012
Just what we needed. The cottage (brook cottage) was more beautiful than the pictures we had seen. Our daughter was over the moon about her bedroom where her bed had been thoughtfully made with hello … More
Thank you so much for taking the time to submit a review of your stay with us at Mill Farm, Foulkesmill; We are really glad that you found the cottage welcoming and comfortable to stay in and especially that 'Hello Kitty' helped your little girl settle in for a fun holiday.
Best wishes always
Austin & Catherine
Little White Cottage is a luxurious newly refurbished property in the heart of the Cotswolds. It has an open plan kitchen/living room. Positioned at the end of the owner's private drive, with discretionary use of their private tennis court. It has its own private …see more
I booked the little white cottage for my friends hen do as she requested as relaxing break away! We had an absolutely amazing time and have already recommended the cottage to my friends and family. It… More
Luxury holiday cottage rated by Gîtes de France as 4 épis ("stars"). Fully equipped with free secure private parking (garaged for motorcycles). Each cottage has two bedrooms; stylish bathroom and spacious lounge diner plus outside terrace with BarBQ. Beautiful spring …see more
“a real gem of a holiday cottage...kids didn't want to come home!”
Reviewed 8 May 2012
We booked to stay at Ford Wetley cottage last minute....we figured camping over the cold bank holiday would not be fun. Well, how lucky were we to stumble upon this gem of a holiday cottage!
The co… More
So glad you enjoyed yourselves and look forward to meeting you next time.
“a beautiful and tranquil retreat”
Reviewed 5 Jun 2011
As a party of 2 children, parents and grandparents the cottage offered a perfect layout to accommodate us all. The fact that all bedrooms had en-suite made life so much easier and the downstairs bedro… More
This end terrace cottage sits in a quiet street in the centre of the town, just yards from the picturesque canal basin with its colourful boats. The canal towpath runs by, offering miles of easy walking surrounded by the Peak District countryside. Set over three floor …see more
“Lovely cosy cottage with everything we needed for holiday”
Reviewed 2 Feb 2014
Communication from owners was clear and prompt. We have 4 dogs and they arranged a stair gate for us on request and the wine and chocolate was a nice welcome. Cottage was perfect with a lovely wood b… More
Newly refurbished Clockmakers Cottage is a luxurious detached and spacious cottage. Adjacent to the owners home Clockmakers Cottage is situated in a lovely Dorset village with an award winning pub. It has its own enclosed rear garden backing onto a woodland and a terr …see more
Needing a break, and also obliged to visit family in Dorset, we booked Clockmaker's Cottage for the two of us and our seven month old son.
It is a surprisingly spacious property, with absolutely be… More
Reviewed 30 Mar 2013
My wife and I have just come back from a long weekend break at Clockmakers Cottage. The cottage has been furnished and decorated to a very high standard, is spotlessly clean and surprisingly spacious… More
“Peaceful Setting and Lovely Cottage”
Reviewed 21 Mar 2013
We stayed at Clockmakers cottage in August last year before the owners refurbished. It is a lovely cottage in a really beautiful setting. We loved just sitting on the terrace and watching the river … More
Bentley Cottage is light and airy and is furnished to a high standard throughout. It has a spacious lounge/dining room/kitchen including a wood burner with logs supplied. Three bedrooms (2 king (6'6" x 5') and 3 singles (6'3" x 3')) and three bathrooms (2 en-suite). L …see more
“Beautiful, well equipped cottage in a wonderful location”
Reviewed 30 Jun 2015
A really lovely cottage, beautifully decorated with lovely furnishings. Perfect for 6 girls - 3 bathrooms! All the furnishings were lovely - beds really comfortable, bedding really pretty. Kitchen … More
“Beautiful cottage, great location for exploring the New Forest”
Reviewed 18 Jun 2015
If you are looking for a beautiful cottage with great location for exploring the New Forest this is it. The cottage has everything you need for your stay and owners very welcoming and helpful. We arri… More
Gamekeeper’s Cottage is a delightful little house on the edge of beautiful Snowdonia. Located near the little hamlet of Pentir in peaceful countryside location this detached cottage offers superb accommodation and fine countryside views! The former gamekeeper’s cott …see more
Located on a scenic peninsula in the north west of the Isle of Skye, the croft is ideally situated, providing stunning and unspoilt views over Loch Treaslane, Loch Snizort and beyond to The Minch and the Isle of Harris.An ideal base for touring, the Isle of Skye has eve …see more
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 its… More
“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
A delightful three bedroom holiday cottage, formerly the village bakery, available to rent in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds village of Upper Slaughter. This 'chocolate box' cottage is full of charm and original features. It can sleep up to 6 people in 3 double ro …see more
Enjoy the space of two floors of tastefully appointed rooms - from the deck where you can soak up some sunshine to the four bedrooms complete with air-conditioners, two gourmet kitchens, laundry room, ample entertainment & dining rooms, BBQ area alongside the swimmi …see more
We stayed at Villa Rosso in March for the third time and each time we stay there we think it can't get any better but it really does. You will need to look really far and wide to find a more wonderfu… More
NEW FOR 2016! The Mistal is a recently completed two bedroom barn conversion situated in beautiful countryside overlooking the Hambleton Hills and approximately 4 miles from the historic market town of Thirsk ( the home of James Herriot) and with easy access to the N …see more
This detached log cabin is located on a quiet site in a rural location, half a mile from the centre of the picturesque village of Rhossili, (Britain's Best Beach 2013 as voted by TripAdvisor) on the Gower peninsula.
This two bedroom log cabin is beautifully furnished a …see more
The proud owner of a TripAdvisor® *CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE*, awarded for first class hospitality and outstanding traveler reviews this beautiful property is ideally located for those wanting to discover the delights of Durham, the Dales and the Northumberland Coast. …see more
A wonderful cottage lacking for nothing. A peaceful location but close to all amenities. A perfect place to chill; comfortable sofas and an enchanting garden. The bed to die for. The finest self cater… More
Reviewed 30 May 2014
There were 4 of us staying in Shutters Cottage in Beamish and we were all delighted with the cottage. It had everything we needed, plenty of space and we couldn't have had a better stay. The communica… More
“Beautiful country retreat”
Reviewed 13 Mar 2014
The house is lovely-comfortable and attractively furnished. The kitchen is huge and well equipped. It was too cold to use the conservatory, but it certainly was an inviting space. The views from the l… More
This magnificent Vila located in the west coast of Portugal, 40mins away from it's capital Lisbon, and 10 mins away from the sea, is the ideal place to spend a wonderful time with family and friends.
The House has accommodation for 10 persons, in 3 double bedrooms and …see more
This magnificent home is set on a secluded site with its own wooded area and private stream 4 miles from Carlingford. It offers quality contemporary interiors with every modern comfort to relax and refresh you, and give you a home from home feel not to mention a decking …see more
Myself, my husband, 8 yr. old daughter, my sister, and 9 yr. old niece stayed at the Carlingford Cottage for over a glorious week!!! The views are breathtaking, it's quiet and private and just lovely… More
“WOW - What a house!!!”
Reviewed 13 Feb 2013
We have just returned from a long weekend at Carlingford Cottage and WOW – what a house!!!. It is spacious, bright, spotlessly clean, warm and homely with all modern appliances and the most wonderf… More
“great house at an amazing location”
Reviewed 9 Jul 2012
Nicely done house, comfortable and spacious. Appreciated the views and despite the weather has not been the best we had an enjoyable stay. Very easy dealing with the owner who is very honest.
Would l… More
Casabella is the largest, most prestigious three bedroom penthouse apartment in the modern Las Brisas complex. Las Brisas is a small development of 38 spacious high quality apartments. The complex has its own large pool surrounded by lush palm trees & sun loungers, …see more
The grade II listed cottage dates from around the early 17th century and many of the original features remain intact today. It has a large and welcoming open fire in the living room and exposed beams throughout the ground floor. There is a fully fitted kitchen with dini …see more
Delightful character filled cottage. Great location in the Cottswolds. Perfect for exploring within in the town or as a base to explore nearby attractions. Very well equiped including ectras .… More
“Absolutely gorgeous cottage with the perfect balance between old and new”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2012
I usually never leave reviews but we just had such an amazing time in Morton-in-Marsh staying in this fabulous little cottage I had to tell everyone about it! So for us the cottage was perfectly situa… More
Spent a lovely last minute weekend at The Cottage. Convenient location as walking distance to train station. Ideally placed for family get together, as we are all spread around the country. It was wo… More
The Bothy was once-upon-a-time just a workers stone hut. Now it is a chocolate box hideaway with:
Wood fired hot tub exclusively for you;
Luxury heated bathroom on the lower level (freestanding bath sound fun?);
Cute centrally heated living space and super comfy bed on …see more
“A beautiful place to truly relax in beautiful welsh countryside”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2016
The Bothy is beautiful, very private and quite special. It is small, beautiful and perfectly formed with everything we needed, (including an extremely eclectic selection of dvds!) for a restful and lo… More
Thank you for your generous comments....and your appreciation of the DVD's! And so nice to hear that you enjoyed all the aspects of the Bothy. All the best
A beautiful cottage in the centre of Corbridge with lovely private patio. Close to wonderful pubs, restaurants, cafes shops. Ideal for walkers, cyclists and dog lovers. The cottage is a real 'home from home' with everything you could want for a relaxing stay. The proper …see more
This beautifully presented 2 bedroom cottage provided a great location to visit Alnwick, Durham, and Hadrian's Wall. It was clean and well equipped including tea and coffee in the kitchen and milk in … More
- This quaint cottage is almost hidden up a leafy lane. Thick walls testify that the cottage is very old. It is compact but well laid out. The accommodation comprises front door leading straight into the living room which has a dining table under the stairs. It is open …see more
Had a very pleasant weekend with some friends in Ambleside at this cosy property. Nice welcoming open fire. It's not the biggest property but has a great location just a few minutes from the center of… More
“Perfect for a relaxing honeymoon”
Reviewed 26 Jul 2012
This was our first visit to the Lakes and Bluehill Cottage and Ambleside were the perfect introduction. Bluehill was really easy to find and very well situated for popping out for milk or a nice meal.… More
“Ideal location,comfortable and homely cottage.”
Reviewed 7 Jun 2012
The cottage was comfortable,warm and well equipped. There is a log fire,washing machine and the kitchen had everything you could need and a good standard of cleanliness throughout. Based within 5 minu… More