Fantastic UK holidays are available at thousands of private holiday homes dotted up and down the country. Whether you fancy cream teas in Devon, vibrant city breaks in London or a Highland fling in Scotland, there are plenty of UK breaks that really cut the mustard.
Explore England and its varied landscape – spend your break in a charming Cotswold cottage or visit the Lake District or the Norfolk Broads. In Wales, book a city break in Cardiff or Swansea, test out your surfing skills on the Gower or find out why so many fall in love with Snowdonia and Anglesey.
Go to Scotland to join the crowds at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Military Tattoo. You could take to the slopes in Aviemore or get back to nature on the Isle of Skye. Northern Ireland has plenty to tempt the traveller too: visit Belfast, the walled city of Derry or see the natural beauty of the Fermanagh Lakelands.
“home from home” Lovely house to stay in,we have stayed there the last 2 years over new year and its so cosy and homely. The owner is really helpful and leaves some nice welcome presents,wine and chocolates, bread and milk.There is so much space to sp
Dearholm was ideal for our familyof five adults and two children,loadsa space in all aspects of the house,well decorated,very well equipped and everything worked.Enclosed back garden ideal for dog and… More
“What a wonderful place for a holiday or short break”
Reviewed 5 Mar 2012
This year will be our fourth time staying at Dearholm, the cottage has all the comforts of home , with plenty of space. The cottage is well equipped ,sheets, towels even down to a loo roll plus a wond… More
“comfortable, well equipped, flexible sleeping arrangements”
Reviewed 14 Feb 2012
Very close to the station in a good location for the New Forest and local attractions. The house is well equipped, we cooked Sunday lunch for eight with no problem. The sleeping arrangements are flex… More
Beautiful listed house in the historic town of Beaumaris. Deceptively spacious townhouse across 3 floors and benefiting from 4 large bedrooms, lovely living room with wood burning stove, dining room, well appointed kitchen and pretty, completely private courtyard.The is …see more
“Stunning Location!” We had a wonderful time staying here, it was such a cosy place. In a wonderful setting and a real get away from it all. If you want to escape the city and get some real rest and recuperation I highly recommend you stay here!
It was an absolutely amazing stay and a hugely amazing trip and definitely worth it. We went for a winters walk out down by the bird hide and went down to the beautiful Coln river. As I am obsessed wi… More
Reviewed 23 Nov 2014
White Willow Lodge is stunning - an absolutely perfect place for a weekend away with friends.
The decor is gorgeous, from the amazing top floor bedroom and bathroom, to the open plan living and kitch… More
“Wow this place is amazing”
Reviewed 3 Nov 2014
We walk in and we all went WOW the house the view are just amazing, The bedrooms all have full length windows so you feel like you are on the lake from your bed, The spa is fantastic, we had a fantast… More
“Little piece of heaven” It was so lovely to get away and stay in a house where everything has been thoughtfully provided. We enjoyed the wonderful relaxed atmosphere and the location was great. It was lovely to come back from a long walk by the sea to
Our holiday was truly made wonderful by the excellent time spent at Redroof. Everything was catered for including chews and beach towels for our dog! The house was clean and comfy and we looked forwar… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review for Redroof. I am so thrilled that you enjoyed your week and I look forward to hearing from you again soon. Thank you also for leaving the house so beautifully tidy.
“Beautiful house and garden”
Reviewed 12 Jul 2016
We stayed six nights. House is spacious, clean and has Everything You need. Foodshops close by and the garden is delicious. Big kitchen and lovely sitting room. Lots of friendly information. We did no… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and I hope to welcome you again in the future.
“Amazing house in a great location!”
Reviewed 13 Apr 2015
This dog friendly spacious property is absolutely great... so clean, tidy & everything you need is there. Very comfortable & within walkable distance to Seaton (if you're not too tired out like we we… More
“Very homely and comfortable” Very nice, very clean, good towels and bedding sheets. Good situation, very pretty house and Garden. Lots of nice details, detergent, coffee, tea, bread, butter, milk, chocolates, a welcome pack. No parking outside the ho
“Brilliant Love to go back anytime.” 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 very helpful
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.
“Excellent accommodation in good location.”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2012
Lovely 1 bedroom accommodation in good location for Lincoln city, the wolds and lincolnshire coast. This accommodation had everything we required for self-catering weekend break and was in excellent o… More
So glad you enjoyed it. Look forward to seeing you again in the future.
“Amazing holiday” We stayd here on the first week of September and I can honestly say we couldn't have asked for a better place to stay, everything was so clean and the beds so comfortable they even catered for my 16month old he loved it. We can't wait
“Our favorite apartment ever. Cozy and warm with beautiful views.” Beautifully decorate apartment. My kids loved the beanbags in front of the electric fire place, and also the swings on the front lawn. The beds were super comfortable with beautiful lin
Kinkell is our best accomodation we had so far during our holiday in Scotland. It is comfortable and cosy. Very nice decorated and we had all we needed. We also had a warm welkom. Thank you Iona :-)… More
It was my pleasure to have you and your family stay with us. I try to make the apartment as welcoming as possible so I'm glad to hear you appreciated the efforts.
“we had a great time, we wish we could have stayed longer”
Reviewed 1 Jul 2013
Such a lovely, clean and spacious apartment. We received a hearty welcome with tea and shortbread and enjoyed the quiet scenery around the house a lot. A very good base to explore Isle of Skye. I can … More
We are glad you enjoyed staying in the apartment, and visiting the Isle of Skye. Thank you for your kind review.
This centrally located Cambridge studio apartment is ideally located near the popular Mill Road shops, cafés, and restaurants. Or travel further in for the theatre shows, concerts, or night clubs. During the day, hire a punt to see Cambridge from the river. Or visit …see more
“Peaceful and idilic hideaway” Exceeded every expectation we had (and some). Beautiful building in idilic surroundings. The interior was such a high standard and the bedroom felt like sleeping up in the clouds. Stunning
For the perfect English Country Holiday at any time of year. This beautiful, fully-equipped family home is in the heart of a stunning, typically English village. Cosy up to watch DVDs in the winter, after a walk in the countryside and delicious lunch in one of the tw …see more
“Fabulous views, luxurious cottage” I have just spent an amazing week at this beautiful cottage with my partner & 2 children (11 & 15). Those views! What a way to wake up every morning. The cottage has 3 very good sized bedrooms with plenty of storage,
“Brilliant” This is the second time we have stayed at Blue Skies. The house is gorgeous with everything you need for a holiday. It's also ideally located being a few minutes from the sea, pier and town centre. We would definitely recommend a stay at Bl
“Amazing stay in a beautiful flat” We were 5 Adult friends, 1 English, 3 Aussies and an Italian, who had never been to Cornwall before, let alone heard of Looe. We found Looe a good base to explore cornwall, and much less touristy than the more well kn
“An amazing apartment in a friendly warm community.”
Reviewed 8 Jan 2013
This apartment in situated in East Looe with picturesque views across the harbour! It is at the top of the hill minutes walk from shops , pubs & restaurants in which we ate at most & had some very enj… More
“Breathtaking views, beautiful modern appartment, Cornwall at its best.”
Reviewed 9 Apr 2012
We loved the beautiful appartment, the views are truly stunning and the decor really lovely.Its in a superb location, close to the safe beach, town and river.Great restaurants, cosy pubs.Walked the co… More
“Perfect, a salubrious Jewel in the Looe Crown”
Reviewed 6 Jul 2016
What a great place, easy to get to centrally located for all the best parts of Looe including the beach, shops and restaurants but just far enough away to feel secluded. The view was phenomenonal and … More
Thank you so much for taking time to write such a great review and for choosing to stay at Gwendrock. I'm really pleased you liked everything and had a good stay.
“Lovely, cosy little hideaway.” After finding Badgers Walk online, viewing the photos and comments, and thinking what great value for money, we booked a 2 night stay for January.
We had very limited knowledge of the Lakes, and took a gamble on Amblesi
Recently converted single storey farm building located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on a working cattle farm in the Cotswolds. Beautifully renovated to a high standard with eco-friendly air source underfloor heating and woodburner. Large comfortable open pl …see more
Pickle Cottage lies in the heart of the Kentish countryside, a mile outside the picturesque town of Tenterden, close to the historic port of Rye and Bodiam, Sissinghurst and Leeds Castles. Perfect for a weekend retreat with Nespresso coffee machine, WiFi connection. …see more
“Well worth a stay, excellent all round” A first class retreat in a beautiful location. The owners are very welcoming and even leave a breakfast of local produce and cake when you arrive. The open fire is cosy. The accommodation is very well maintain
“Lovely character cottage in a beautiful location, we would move here if we could!” Lovely larger than average cottage in a picturesque location, close to eateries and specialised local shops tea rooms etc. I travelled with my husband two children aged
“a caracteristic spacious historic home in a beautiful village”
Reviewed 1 Sep 2016
The rooms are nicely decorated and well cared. For a family of 6 people, it is very nice that there are several rooms on the ground floor. The garden is quiet and offers a nice view on the roofs of th… More
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
Lovely and warm. Very comfortable. Beautiful area. We had a lovely time here. Travelled with husband and four little children. All well catered for. Thank you x… More
Many thanks for taking the time to do a review. I am glad that you had a lovely time.
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. …see more
Diss train station is 1 mile away with a direct line to london. The small market town of diss is a short drive and has supermarkets, banks, restaurants and many food outlets. Perfect base for visiting..Norwich,Ipswich, Bury st eds and its only 35 min drive to the coast. …see more
“Excellent holiday!” This gorgeous, freshly renovated bungalow was the best equipped holiday house we ever rented! The owner definitely has a flair for interior design meets home comforts. We will rent this property for us and our two and four year ol
Beautifully presented holiday bungalow, clean, modern and bright. The flowers in each room were a lovely touch. We especially enjoyed the welcoming cream tea after a very long drive. Everything about … More
Many thanks and I'm so glad you found the house good for you. I hope we'll see you in Croyde again soon.
“A fabulous place and fabulous location”
Reviewed 3 Oct 2016
What a lovely place to stay. It was by far one of the best places I have stayed. Great accomodation in a great location. The bungalow had everything you need, even a steamer like I have at home, great… More
Thank you so much for taking the trouble to review. I am very touched and so glad it was a good base for your family.
“Perfect in every way.”
Reviewed 12 Aug 2016
Thank you so much for what has been the most relaxed holiday in a long time.
A huge part of that being down to the house itself being in the ideal spot, only 10 mins walk from both the shops and b… More
I'm so glad you found everything to be perfect for a relaxing holiday. That is what it's all about.
******VISIT ENGLAND 4 STAR GOLD AWARD 2015/16******** This large farmhouse is set in its own grounds in a small village near the town of Eye in Suffolk. Fantastic accommodation, individually styled, with it's own games room with snooker table and 42' TV! Great for …see more
Stayed here for 2nd time in 2013. We joined my brother and his wife along with my Mum at the end of their week's stay and then my husband and I stayed on for a wee break after they had flown south wit… More
“Great pre Christmas break in North Berwick”
Reviewed 19 Dec 2013
Decided to have a pre Christmas break by the bracing Firth of Forth which allowed us access to Edinburgh and all its attractions. The apartment was modern and clean: directly opposite the station (so … More
“Peaceful and comfortable with outstanding views”
Reviewed 12 Nov 2013
This was our second stay in the apartment which probably speaks for itself. We were made very welcome and help was only a phone call away. The property contained all we needed and more. The town, shop… More
“Lovely cottage and perfect quiet location - all we needed” The cottage is located metres away from the local pub which was great for us as it meant we could pop in and get to know some of the locals (all very friendly and welcoming, and eager to share
Great accommodation, clean and very comfortable. Really appreciated welcome pack and all local information. Central base for walks in hills, Forrest and Lochs. Will be certain to return to cottage. Th… More
Reviewed 14 Nov 2016
A fabulous little home away from home. This cottage was clean and came equipped with all that you need. Such a great feeling as soon as we walked in the door to find such a prize. Thoroughly enjoyed o… More
Reviewed 15 Jul 2016
I spent 4 nights in Abbey Green in early July 2016 for a family holiday (with my wife and toddler). As most past reviews state it is a lovely touch to have a large home-made cake waiting on you, whic… More
“Spacious house with garden close to railway station.” We stayed 4 nights with our family (6 adults) to visit London.
The house is located in a quiet area but still only a couple of minute’s walk from the railway station. It is a bit more than half a
As soon as we walked through the door we saw a welcome package of food and wine...what a lovely greeting! We felt instantly at home here. The decor was great and the house had a very homely feel to it… More
“Luxurious house, very relaxing, plenty of room and owner was very helpful.”
Reviewed 24 Jan 2013
The house was situated very near to train station with a lovely park just round the corner with ducks and geese and also close to shops. Quiet location without being isolated. Very high standard of fu… More
“home from home”
Reviewed 30 Dec 2012
We stayed here for nine weeks while building work was being carried out at home. The house was great - very comfortable and well equipped. It was also very convenient being so close to the station and… More
“Beautiful and very well equipped cottage in quiet location” 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 a
“Wonderful family break in sweet Beaminster” We had a fantastic stay here with our young family (a 3 year old and a baby). The accommodation is completely toddler/baby-friendly, very beautiful and really well looked after and Jo and Nick were extremely
“Perfect. Thank you.” Stayed here with friends for the weekend (5 of us in total). The house was perfect for our needs, clean and well maintained. Comfy beds with lovely bedding, good size lounge with plenty of seating and a lovely view. Large kitchen
Nice sized house, close to the sea and shops. Good shower and easy to find. Perfect amount of bathrooms for 6 people. Small but cozy living room area. Great stay!… More
I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for taking the trouble to write a review. Deborah
Reviewed 19 Jul 2016
We celebrated a 60th birthday with work colleagues had a wonderful time - the place was clean tidy very bright and airy couldn't wish for anything more. Front of house overlooks fields with a sea vi… More
I am glad you enjoyed your stay and that you were lucky with the weather. Deborah
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
Excellant accomadation perfect for what we needed and the amount of people that stayed. No bad points it was warm, plenty of cutlery etc and lovely views.… More
I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and that the house worked for you.
“A Little Gem” This apartment is so lovely and so convenient. Everything is a stone's throw away - beaches, Seabird Centre, tennis, putting, restaurants and cafes. In addition it's light, airy and extremely comfortable. Can't say any more, really, just
We are just back from a fabulous 4 day break at 35A Quality Street, North Berwick. My husband, daughter and 3 granddaughters were delighted with the accommodation, central location and the weather was… More
Thank you for your kind words, they are much appreciated.
You are welcome back anytime so we hope it won't be too long until we see you again
“Lovely flat just a quick walk from the beaches and sailing club”
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
Lovely, well equipped flat
Stayed with my teeenaged son, a friend and her teenage son. The flat accomadated us comfortably. Both boys were sailing. The flat was well located for the sailing club and… More
Many thanks for your review.hope to welcome you back one day
“A very charming place” This place is just right for all the city boys and girls who crave to get out of their tiny central London apartments from time to time and enjoy a really nice cottage and the countryside.
The cottage looks so charming it's h
Lovely cottage in a perfect location with everything you could ever need, very comfortable bed, constant hot water for showers plus the lounge, conservatory and dining room all had plenty of comfy ch… More
“Lovely cottage, ideal location for touring the Cotswolds”
Reviewed 17 Jun 2015
Very relaxing stay at this lovely and cozy cottage.
Ideal location for touring the Cotswolds, with Stow-on-the-Wold just a 10minute drive away.
Visited Tewkesbury and Bourton-on-water.… More
“Lovely house, lovely location, lovely break”
Reviewed 21 Oct 2016
The house is perfectly situated for all amenities. Having visited 2 years ago without children and now with 2 boys, the house caters for all scenarios perfectly! The heating system is particularly fab… More
“Lovely comfortable cottage!” This cottage is in a wonderful location right in the middle of a very nice village with lots of little shops to explore and some nice walking from the door. Forge View is comfortable and clean and has every amenity you co
“Excellent cottage in a good location - very welcoming”
Reviewed 28 Sep 2012
There is no Wi fi available but there is in the pub a few doors away. The parking could be an issue as people park on the double yellow lines in front of the property. Other than these two things the … More
CREAG-an-FHITHICH: enjoy a charming south facing Victorian house; modernised; retaining its original character, in a large fenced garden; stunning ever changing views over Loch Melfort to the isles. Sleeps upto 9, in 5 bedrooms. The sunsets are breath taking. TV; WiFi;R …see more
“lovely stay” Lovely cottage, great surroundings, wonderful stay!
We stayed at the Stackyard for 6 nights and we really appreciated the place; It is very clean, comfortable and cosy. It is big enough for 4 people. A real home away from home!
I stayed at this property with my 2 daughters to have a late Christmas, it couldn't had been better. Well equipped and decorated superbly. We probably picked the coldest and windiest weekend this year… More
Thanks for your kind words. The Woodburner has been the best addition to the house, even more so when we are on the back end of an atlantic storm.
Great to hear you & your daughters had a great time and we hope you managed to play some of the games with them and make the best of your time.
We hope you can come back some other time.
Cassandra & Steve
“Excellent location for all hou golf players”
Reviewed 21 Sep 2016
The Stackyard Kingsbarns is the perfect holiday cottage especially if you want to use it as a base for a golfing holiday. Bright, clean ans tidy with all the mod cons needed. The owners make access to… More
Glad to hear that you and your friends had such a good time. Kingsbarns certainly is a great golfing base, as you would have seen the sign outside the house "550 metres" to the Kingsbarns golf course.
Hope you can come back some other time.
Steve & Cassandra
Reviewed 26 Jun 2016
Just returned from a stay in this fantastic cottage, what a find!! We were visiting St Andrews for my son's Graduation. Our party included myself, husband, mother-in-law and Labrador Bodie. Right fro… More
Thank you so much for the kind review. I'm sure your son's graduation helped elate your feeling during the stay. Well done to him!
We both hope you can return to enjoy Kingsbarns some other time.
Steve & Cassandra
“Unbelievable weekend!!! Loved it!” I organised this weekend for my boyfriend's 30th birthday in February. I had all of our friends arrive early so that they could surprise him which was amazing. Abi and Luke (the owners) couldn't be more helpful if th
“Lovely” This as a great house for an extended family holiday. We were near enough to the beach for a stroll down with the dog . Our party varied in age from young toddler to grandparents and the house provided ample space for all. The 2 lounges were
3rd time at this house, and have already booked for 2014. Close to the beach, enclosed garden, and two lounges! My only suggestion to improve would be to make one of the double rooms a twin room, so g… More
Thanks for the great review and look forward to welcoming you back again next summer. Best wishes Caroline
Reviewed 16 May 2013
Stayed at this lovely spacious property during school Easter holidays with extended family age ranged from 87 to 14 and a dog.The property was very well appointed, the layout was excellent and the sma… More
Thank you for the fantastic feedback, I am glad that you had a great week (and some sunshine!) look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
Reviewed 31 Jul 2016
Port Perry is a great big house that was ideal for our family of 11. There was lots of room for 5 energetic boys to let off steam - both inise and out. The games in the garage were also a bonus. Than… More
Thank you Denise for taking the time to write a review, pleased you and your family enjoyed your stay, best wishes Caroline
“Beautiful cottage” This cottage is beautifully decorated and meticulously clean.The beds are the best I have slept in with a rental property.The cottage is central but far enough away from the main noise of the town.Debra the owner couldn't be more he
The cottage is beautiful. It's well appointed and spotless and is ideally located for shops, bars and exploring the lakes. There is off road parkng which was handy and although its only a five minute … More
“Sunny and Central”
Reviewed 19 Apr 2013
The cottage was really lovely, lots of charm and recently renovated to a very high spec. For families with young children it is perfect as there is a brilliant park practically next door complete with… More
“More than expected”
Reviewed 13 Jul 2016
A lovely spacious cottage a real home from home. Great location. And well equipped. Rooms were lovely spacious and comfortable beds. … More
“Living the English country life” Absolutely gorgeous thatched cottage set in 15 acres of parkland in the quiet little settlement of Higham. Warm and cosy, good wi-fi and a terric welcome pack of goodies awaited our arrival. Beautiful and well maintain