Holiday accommodation for the top summer festivals

The top summer festivals (10476)

Get the lowdown on the top summer festivals plus the finest places to stay, without a sodden tent in sight! The running of the bulls, tomato fights and cheese chases – we've got plenty of ideas for your summer break, from the wondrous to the downright wacky.


Renowned for its pockets of eccentricity, there are plenty of fantastic summer festivals in the UK. Stay in Gloucestershire and chase the cheese down Cooper’s Hill, or try Llanwrtyd Wells for World Bog Snorkelling, Salisbury for Stonehenge Summer Solstice, Bristol for Balloon Fiesta and Llandrindod Wells for Victorian Festival. If you prefer something arty, it’s all going on in August and September at the Notting Hill Carnival, Edinburgh festivals and St Ives Festival.


Summertime is party time on the continent! Stay near Pamplona in Navarre for the running of the bulls, near Buñol in Valencia for the world’s largest tomato fight or in the heart of Paris for Bastille Day. Music fans should rent a pad in Barcelona for Primavera Sound, a villa in Costa del Azahar for Benicassim or fly to Ibiza for the closing parties. While over in Morocco you’ll be wowed by Berber musicians and acrobats at Marrakech Popular Arts.


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Holiday guest house letting

Powys / Hay-on-Wye

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

from £95 / night

£665 / week

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from £95 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Clyro holiday lodge rental

Hay-on-Wye / Clyro

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
“Great location, view, lodge and very accomodating hosts!!!” Fantastic views of the countryside and mountains from the lodge. Tony and Sally were extremely helpful and generous! The location is great only a short drive to Hay on Wye, local pubs and act
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from £120 / night

£350 - £2000 / week

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from £120 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Llanynis holiday farmhouse rental

Builth Wells / Llanynis

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 54 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Excellent holiday cottage” Probably the best equipped holiday home we've stayed in! Spacious with everything we could need in the kitchen as well as lots of towels and games & dvds. Lovely peaceful location, good walks for dogs and children, but clo
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from £30 / night

£800 - £1520 / week

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from £30 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in San Jordi

Ibiza Town / San Jordi

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £227 / night

£1589 - £2664 / week

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from £227 / night

(35) Excellent 

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Holiday lodge in Coleford

Forest of Dean / Coleford

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“Excellent holiday lodge” This is our second time at the lodge. The location is in a quiet spot and you have easy access to the forest from the doorstop. There is a local pub just down the road. The lodge has every thing you need for your stay. Would r
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from £55 / night

£320 - £600 / week

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from £55 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Central London/Zone 1 holiday apartment rental

Central London/Zone 1 / Vauxhall

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car not necessary

from £175 / night

£1200 - £1250 / week

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from £175 / night

(64) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

St Ives / Carbis Bay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent appartment with views to match” This appartment really is as good as everyone says: Its really modern, tastefully decorated and has sea views from all windows. The welcome pack is a really nice touch. You virtually have your own train stat
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from £75 / night

£400 - £1225 / week

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from £75 / night

(20) Excellent 

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New Town holiday home rental

Edinburgh / New Town

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Wonderful mews in an excellent central location.” Took my three kids to Edinburgh and stayed in this lovely, yet secluded, little house. Excellent location, with everything within walking distance. The accommodation was clean and welcoming. All of u
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from £200 / night

£635 - £1175 / week

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from £200 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in Bristol

England / Bristol

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
“Lovely house and friendly atmosphere” Was lovely stay my husband and I stayed with our 2 very young boys and it was a lovely stay. We were free to please ourselves however they were also there for any assistance in directions, places to visit, use of
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from £75 / night

£395 - £565 / week

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from £75 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Barcelona

Barcelona / Central Barcelona

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Gaudi nest in Barcelona” This apartment was amazing. Views to die for and the staff were so helpful and friendly. This was a truly great find and we would recommend it to anyone who is fit enough to climb the 5 flights of stairs...although as explaine
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from £106 / night

£736 / week

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from £106 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Central London/Zone 2

Central London/Zone 2 / Battersea

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Car not necessary
“This was the perfect place for us.” We had a great weeks stay at Archer House. Instructions to reach the apartment were easy to follow. After being on the move, staying in hotels for a number of weeks it was terrific to have our own little pad. The
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from £120 / night

£770 - £840 / week

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from £120 / night

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Bath holiday apartment rental

Somerset / Bath

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+

from £210 / night

£750 - £927 / week

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from £210 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Central London/Zone 1 / Pimlico

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Perfect! Look no further” We are a family of 2 parents and 2 kids (10,15). We stayed there for a week. The flat is lovely. Very nice decorated with thinking of the small details. The apartment is very well equiped. It is centrally located with a f
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from £136 / night

£950 - £1000 / week

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from £136 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Ibiza / Sant Carles de Peralta

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly

from £51 / night

£353 / week

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from £51 / night

(30) Excellent 

23

Llanymynech holiday barn rental

Powys / Llanymynech

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 81 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Lovely accommodation and a warm welcome” Stayed for a long weekend with family to celebrate a milestone birthday. Received a warm welcome from Philip and Buster (the dog) and the accommodation was very well appointed and comfortable with all mod cons.
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from £185 / night

£741 - £2400 / week

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from £185 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

Cornwall / St Ives

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect!” Thanks for a wonderful stay - the house is perfect and is in a fabulous location within easy walking distance to everything. We will be back again.
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from £175 / night

£900 - £3500 / week

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from £175 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Ibiza / Sant Jordi

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £421 / night

£2942 / week

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from £421 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in San Lorenzo

Ibiza / San Lorenzo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“What it says on the tin” This really is the retreat villa; a beautiful, traditional villa in a remote (ish) location in the picturesque countryside of San Juan. The location wasn't too much of a problem for us as we hired a car (shops nearby) and
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from £169 / night

£1177 / week

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from £169 / night

(49) Excellent 

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Townhouse rental in Bristol

Bristol / Central Bristol

5 14 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Perfect house for NYE party and cosy New Year's Day” We had an absolute ball at this house over New Year's Eve. We were a mixed group of old university friends and we wanted a big house with lots of room to have New Year's Eve in together and chill ou
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from £450 / night

£2500 / week

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from £450 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage rental

Powys / Llanwrtyd Wells

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
“Gorgeous cottage and beautiful countryside.” My family and two friends stayed at Bronfelin holiday cottage from 27th December 2011 to 2nd January 2012, the cottage itself is tastefully decorated, extremely cosy, we loved the kitchen and the log fire i
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from £80 / night

£250 - £600 / week

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from £80 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse in Central London/Zone 1

Central London/Zone 1 / Covent Garden

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
“The ultimate luxury penthouse in an unbelievably cool location.” Wow. This penthouse is amazing! A stunningly stylish apartment with touches of luxury throughout. Tucked away in a quiet courtyard, you almost can't believe that you are on the doorstep
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from £650 / night

£4200 - £5000 / week

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from £650 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Barcelona

Barcelona / Plaza Catalunya

3 14 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £211 / night

£1471 / week

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from £211 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Central London/Zone 1

Central London/Zone 1 / Westminster

7 12 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden

from £497 / night

£3497 - £6497 / week

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from £497 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in St Ives

Cornwall / St Ives

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Summer Holiday” The farm house was very spacious, very clean and had all the facilities a home could possilby offer. Surrounded by glorious countryside and so close to St Ives I would recommend this home to everyone. I hope to book next year and stay
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from £143 / night

£995 - £1850 / week

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from £143 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Hay-on-Wye

Powys / Hay-on-Wye

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Excellent stay” We had a wonderful weekend in hay staying at the old new inn. We stayed 2 nights and used it as a base to do a stage of the offas dyke path from Pandy back to hay. A superb location and Gill was very helpful with instructions of how to
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from £120 / night

£650 - £800 / week

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from £120 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Barcelona

Barcelona / Sarria

3 10 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £43 / night

£297 / week

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from £43 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Bath

Somerset / Bath

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary

from £250 / night

£1250 - £1850 / week

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from £250 / night

(28) Excellent 

23

Holiday apartment rental

Edinburgh / Davidsons Mains

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Perfect in every way” We have just returned from a week in The Annexe and had to drag ourselves away! From the welcome we received (after a long drive up from the south of England and resulting late arrival to find Fiona waiting for us) to the superb
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from £75 / night

£390 - £795 / week

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from £75 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Ibiza / Sant Carles de Peralta

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Ms” Beautiful flat in a very special magical place - cannot wait to return! This was our first visit to Ibiza and feel so lucky to have stayed in such a lovely and welcoming flat. Amazing swimming pool with idyllic beaches a few minutes walk away.
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from £122 / night

£753 - £1303 / week

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from £122 / night

(85) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment accommodation

Edinburgh / Royal Mile

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Quality accomodation in a fantastic location” Everything we needed for our short stay in Edinburgh, quality apartment in a great location with a friendly owner who provided great information to make our stay enjoyable
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from £80 / night

£550 - £1190 / week

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from £80 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Playa d'en Bossa holiday apartment rental

Ibiza / Playa d'en Bossa

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

from £76 / night

£505 - £2101 / week

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from £76 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday home in Central London/Zone 2

Central London/Zone 2 / Peckham Rye

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £135 / night

£850 / week

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from £135 / night

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Holiday apartment in Almondsbury

Gloucestershire / Almondsbury

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 45 km

from £85 / night

£550 / week

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from £85 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Llowes

Hay-on-Wye / Llowes

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Private garden

from £125 / night

£750 - £1000 / week

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from £125 / night

(41) Excellent 

25

Home rental in Batheaston

Bath / Batheaston

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 56 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Beautiful and spacious fantastic period house, sleeps 8” Situated in Batheaston, near the Historic City of Bath, fabulous period property with 4 large double bedrooms, (2 ensuite), plus separate family bathroom. Spacious, fantastic kitchen/ with brea
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from £225 / night

£1550 - £2500 / week

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from £225 / night

(29) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in Llangammarch Wells

Powys / Llangammarch Wells

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Lovely and cosy” We stayed here for a week and had a wonderful time. There was a heatwave going on so we were very lucky to have sun every single day. The cottage was nice, clean and had everything we needed. The view from the bedroom was beautiful. I
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from £60 / night

£255 - £425 / week

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from £60 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Edinburgh

Scotland / Edinburgh

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Brilliant Location.” Booked this for the Scotland - Wales rugby weekend and travelled as two couples. Faultless communication and arrangements with the owner over early/late check in/out. Apartment is spotless and well appointed, warm and comfy. Car p
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from £89 / night

£399 - £1699 / week

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from £89 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Lydney

Forest of Dean / Lydney

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“Lovely Cottage, ideal location.” We stayed for 3 nights with our dog , the location was ideal for exploring, cottage was very clean and comfy and having the Forest at the bottom of the garden was amazing.
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from £41 / night

£238 - £390 / week

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from £41 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Leith

Edinburgh / Leith

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £175 / night

£1225 / week

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from £175 / night

(39) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Hay-on-Wye

Powys / Hay-on-Wye

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“A clean, pretty cottage that was perfect for us.” We're a family of two adults and two under 5's and the Little Twmp Barn was ideal for us. It's private and secluded, despite being on the owner's grounds. We only met the husband Martin, he was very
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from £100 / night

£500 - £800 / week

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from £100 / night

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