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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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(3) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Guilsfield

Welshpool / Guilsfield

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

from £75 / night

£485 / week

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from £75 / night

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Holiday cottage in Bath

Somerset / Bath

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Pet friendly

from £70 / night

£490 / week

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from £70 / night

(26) Excellent 

19

Holiday apartment rental

Somerset / Bath

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Very Pleasing” - Great Location - Great Apartment - Very Comfortable - Great Views - Everything you need - Goodies awaiting (milk, eggs, chocolate, bread etc) - Lovely Host Can't go too wrong. Thanks
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from £69 / night

£350 - £575 / week

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from £69 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Salisbury holiday cottage let

Wiltshire / Salisbury

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £70 / night

£350 - £545 / week

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from £70 / night

(9) Excellent 

19

Holiday apartment with shared pool in San Antonio

San Antonio / Cala De Bou

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Hannah” Great location , clean plenary of space , came with my family including my 1 year old daughter, they provided a stair gate and cot, wifi was brilliant - couldn't fault it at all - would return
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from £93 / night

£647 - £1423 / week

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from £93 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Villa rental in San Rafael with swimming pool, golf nearby

Ibiza / San Rafael

7 14 7 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Swimming pool

from £322 / night

£2250 - £5500 / week

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from £322 / night

(8) Excellent 

24

Holiday bungalow in Forest of Dean

Gloucestershire / Forest of Dean

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Child friendly

from £90 / night

£325 - £495 / week

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from £90 / night

(3) Very Good 

15

St Ives holiday apartment rental

Cornwall / St Ives

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Just sit in the window and stare!” This is very nice, clean and spacious apartment. Views from the reception room window are breathtaking and worth any price. It's very conveniently located in walking distance to all St. Ives attractions. Landlord is
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from £69 / night

£430 - £995 / week

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from £69 / night

(16) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

19

Holiday bungalow rental

Powys / Builth Wells

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+

Certificate of Excellence

from £90 / night

£560 - £875 / week

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from £90 / night

(15) Very Good 

12

Holiday cottage in Hay-on-Wye

Powys / Hay-on-Wye

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
“Cosy, well-maintained, excellent location” Brocklebank Cottage is just as the pictures suggest: pretty, cosy, well-maintained - a nice place to return to in the evenings, especially after a long day of walking and exploring. The location is perfect:
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from £80 / night

£290 - £420 / week

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from £80 / night

(7) Very Good 

20

Holiday lodge in Clyro

Hay-on-Wye / Clyro

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

from £90 / night

£265 - £2000 / week

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from £90 / night

(33) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday home in Newbridge-on-Wye

Llandrindod Wells / Newbridge-on-Wye

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Best Ever!” Beautiful location, good local amenities, spotless, modern accommodation and very friendly owners, with lots of thoughtful extras provided.
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Certificate of Excellence

from £80 / night

£480 - £810 / week

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from £80 / night

24

Lelant Downs holiday home rental

St Ives / Lelant Downs

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

from £93 / night

£650 - £1975 / week

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from £93 / night

(12) Excellent 

24

Holiday apartment in Carbis Bay

St Ives / Carbis Bay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Great location” This apartment is in a great location. It is within a few minutes walk to the train station and the fabulous Carbis Bay beach. All local amenities are close by. The apartment is very well equipped, lots of great extras.
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from £59 / night

£410 - £1080 / week

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from £59 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in St Ives

Cornwall / St Ives

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly

from £60 / night

£570 - £1170 / week

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from £60 / night

(16) Excellent 

25

Holiday cottage in Blakeney

Forest of Dean / Blakeney

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“A home from home!” Fantastic cottage with literally everything you could need. One of the best equipped self catering properties i have stayed in. Lots of lovely touches such as lit candles on arrival, coffee machine and pods, games, dvds. David is
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from £80 / night

£500 - £850 / week

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from £80 / night

(38) Excellent 

24

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

(19) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Bridgeyate holiday converted chapel rental

Bath / Bridgeyate

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
“A dream com true” When i first stepped into this breathtaking cottege i felt a relief i have been missing for long time. The perfume of nature' the neighborhood' the quietness was really romantic. The owner did read my mimd and had every need i thoug
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Certificate of Excellence

from £140 / night

£650 - £950 / week

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from £140 / night

(5) Excellent 

23

Holiday home in Central London/Zone 1

Central London/Zone 1 / Pimlico

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
“An oasis of calm in the middle of everything” We travelled with friends and family over the course of ten days. The house worked for all combinations. The location was terrific and I have never stayed in a holiday home so well equipped. Just beautiful
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from £100 / night

£1100 - £1240 / week

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from £100 / night

(7) Very Good 

Certificate of Excellence

68

Holiday cottage rental

Somerset / Bath

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 72 km
  • Child friendly

Certificate of Excellence

from £165 / night

£1155 / week

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from £165 / night

(8) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

12

St Ives holiday studio rental

Cornwall / St Ives

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Car not necessary
“100% Satisfied” The greeting was welcoming, the accommodation spotless and comfortable, and the host's helpful local information made this a memorable holiday.
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Certificate of Excellence

from £90 / night

£409 - £770 / week

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from £90 / night

(24) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

19

Cottage letting in Llanynis with golf nearby

Builth Wells / Llanynis

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
“Easter midweek break” Stayed from 10-13 April, four adults wanting a quiet relaxing break and this accommodation did not disappoint. Hot tub was amazing was used every night, accomdation was emaculate will definitely be returning next year.
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Certificate of Excellence

from £110 / night

£450 - £700 / week

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from £110 / night

29

Holiday villa rental

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool

from £277 / night

£1940 - £4714 / week

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from £277 / night

(4) Excellent 

21

Santa Eulalia del Río holiday home rental

Ibiza / Santa Eulalia del Río

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £345 / night

£2328 - £3104 / week

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from £345 / night

(24) Excellent 

19

Yorkley holiday converted chapel rental

Forest of Dean / Yorkley

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden
“Great location” Our second year visiting the Old Chapel, it is perfectly situated for us walkers and cyclists, up a lane into the forest, has everything and more that a family could need whilst on holiday, home from home; this time we didn't use the l
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from £80 / night

£385 - £595 / week

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from £80 / night

(8) Very Good 

20

Holiday cottage in Great Rissington

Gloucestershire / Great Rissington

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 120 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £160 / night

£600 - £920 / week

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from £160 / night

(2) Excellent 

17

Cottage rental in Awre

Forest of Dean / Awre

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £89 / night

£383 - £657 / week

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from £89 / night

32

Holiday apartment rental

Central London/Zone 1 / Covent Garden

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £201 / night

£1407 / week

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from £201 / night

(35) Excellent 

23

Holiday home in St Ives

Cornwall / St Ives

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Stay here” A fabulous place to stay. The house is spotless. The whole house is furnished to a really high standard. Comfortable beds and lovely bathrooms. Lots of dvds and books games for children. Garden with patio. A real home from home. Denise
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from £74 / night

£514 - £1449 / week

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from £74 / night

(3) Excellent 

20

Bungalow rental in Lelant with shared pool

St Ives / Lelant

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool

from £45 / night

£155 - £750 / week

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from £45 / night

(36) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

12

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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Certificate of Excellence

from £60 / night

£330 - £600 / week

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from £60 / night

(20) Excellent 

21

Holiday cottage in St Ives

Cornwall / St Ives

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Excellent location” We enjoyed our stay at Admiral Cottage very much, what a fabulous location, even if the seagulls are a little noisey! The Cottage is very well equipped, and a pleasure to stay in. Fabulous views! Would recommend.
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from £110 / night

£495 - £1675 / week

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from £110 / night

(28) Excellent 

25

St Ives holiday home rental

Cornwall / St Ives

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Total relaxation in a beautiful home” The house and St Ives lived up to and exceeded our expectations. The facilities within the house were excellent and we wanted for nothing. The views from the top floor look out room really were superb and with the
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from £100 / night

£350 - £1600 / week

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from £100 / night

50

Holiday villa rental

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

5 12 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

from £690 / night

£4311 - £10345 / week

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from £690 / night

(4) Excellent 

50

Siesta holiday villa rental

Ibiza / Siesta

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning

from £156 / night

£1035 - £2156 / week

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from £156 / night

(25) Excellent 

24

Holiday farmhouse in Glasbury-on-Wye

Powys / Glasbury-on-Wye

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
“Lovely stay with friends” We stayed one night for a friends birthday treat in July and cannot fault the cottage - the pictures don't do it justice. It had everything we could have needed for a cosy night in and Rachel was so welcoming and friendly, ev
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from £150 / night

£600 - £800 / week

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from £150 / night

(8) Excellent 

30

Holiday cottage with golf nearby in Lelant

St Ives / Lelant

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Car not necessary

from £80 / night

£319 - £625 / week

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from £80 / night

(5) Very Good 

17

Cottage rental in Machynlleth

Powys / Machynlleth

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £57 / night

£330 - £533 / week

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from £57 / night

(9) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

17

Presteigne holiday home let

Powys / Presteigne

5 16 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Fabulous Easter break.” We had a fabulous time at this lovely house. There was 11 of us and was a perfect size to accommodate us all. Garden is a great size and secure for all the kids to play outside, and the adults to have a cheeky game of rounders
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from £120 / night

£460 - £1794 / week

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from £120 / night

(5) Excellent 

19

Holiday home rental

Powys / Trefeglwys

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Child friendly
“Holiday Rental to remember for all the right reasons!” Most beautiful house in delightful location. Extremely well equipped with everything to make for a great stay. Our party ranged from grandparents down to a very active 3 year old. Safe ,secure gar
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from £96 / night

£670 - £1350 / week

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from £96 / night

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