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.
“Holiday House, great accommodation for a large family or a small group.” Great accommodation with four good bedrooms and good size lounge and dining room.
Parking for two cars but a bit tight for larger cars. Although not in the centre of Southport a
Holiday House is just so comfortable.Plenty of room for all the family yet cosy.Very well equipped with crockery and plenty yes plenty of cutlery.
The owners were most welcoming and nothing was too… More
“pleasant, cosy and spacious”
Reviewed 30 May 2012
Very kind and understanding landlady, spacious house with very nice atmosphere. Within a few minutes by car you'll be on the boulevard, city center or beach. Welcome facilities included milk, bread, b… More
“Home from home” Great location and beautiful garden. Very well equipped kitchen and bbq. Enjoyed the little extras like welcome pack, soap and shower gel. The library offered a cosy place to relax and the array of books was very much appreciated. The
We stayed in Crockfords over Easter and had lovely time. The cottage and garden are beautiful. The cottage has been renovated to a very high standard. There is plenty of space for a large family and t… More
Many thanks for your kind review. I am pleased that you and your party enjoyed yourselves and look forward to welcoming you back.
“Fabulous, home from home!”
Reviewed 12 Apr 2014
This fabulous cottage is indeed a home from home, everything you could want and more!
A child and dog secure garden, beautifully tended.
Good quality everything...beds comfortable.
Perfect location… More
Thank you for your feedback. Much appreciated. Hope to see you again in the future.
“A truly beautiful home away from home”
Reviewed 30 Sep 2015
My adult daughter and I currently live far further apart than we would ever wish so we were looking for a holiday rental in the glorious English countryside where we could spend some relaxing quality … More
It is always a pleasure to hear such complimentary comments about the wonderful West Sussex Countryside and the kind words about my property.
“Viceroy Lodge Apartment Surbiton - well worth a return visit!” We have just returned home having stayed in Vicerour Lodge Apartment for three nights, visiting family and celebrating a special birthday.
From first entering the flat we knew that we ha
The Coach House is situated in a area of outstanding beauty directly opposite Westonbirt Arboretum a great location for Tetbury and those wishing to attend Badminton Horse Trials. This is an ideal property for those seeking to escape to the country. …see more
“Gorgeous house - perfect for what we needed!” Loved staying at Edge14, the house is very well done and well maintained. The location was perfect; close to both town and the beach. Would very much consider staying here again.
“High specification house, but still perfectly cozy”
Reviewed 15 Jan 2013
Lovely house, everything felt very modern but yet it was still very cozy and comfortable for our family and friend groupIt seemed that everything had been thought of to make it a real home from home.… More
“Edge 14- Just perfect!”
Reviewed 11 Dec 2012
We have just returned from a weekend at Edge 14 and what can i say......
The trip was for my boyfriends 30th birthday, so i wanted somewhere special and we definitely were not let down by Edge 14!
“best place to stay in Newquay and great for large groups 10/10”
Reviewed 25 Oct 2012
This place is amazballs just what we needed for a mixed group for a birthday weekend of surfing skydiving and having fun. The owners could not be nicer and more welcoming as the showed us the many fea… More
“Just the perfect location between the sea and the Mournes.” This beautiful, fully modernised property sits at the edge of the inner bay and dunes, with views from the picture windows across the water to Slieve Donard and the cosy fire means its great
“Excellent Short Break” Beautifully converted barn, fitted out to a high standard. Is the ideal place to relax with friends and family. With two on suites and a bathroom all immaculately finished along with 4 bedrooms their is more than enough room to
We stayed at number 2 Coopers Cottage for the weekend as it was a Ruby wedding anniversary for my parents, we had booked it for the whole family (6 people and two babies).
What can I say ....it was fa… More
Thank you we are delighted your celebrations were enjoyable and that the cottage suited your group.
We look forward to welcoming you back.
“Home from home”
Reviewed 13 Dec 2016
Wonderful weekend in a beautiful cottage. Very welcoming with everything you could hope for already provided. Including home made cake!… More
Thank you. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay.
Reviewed 13 Dec 2016
This cottage was booked for a birthday weekend for a family member. On arriving late it was beautifully lit up with decorative lighting and was very large inside. We stayed in the 4 bedroom cottage. I… More
Thank you for your kind comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and found the cottage suited your families needs.
“Wonderful 'get-away' for two!” Mistal is a very comfortable cottage in a pleasant location. It was beautifully clean with fresh flowers and a tea-time snack provided. We enjoy walking and cycling and suitable trails are within easy reach. If you want
Nice Cottage with a wonderful landscape! Friendly and helpful renter. Great furniture with a beautiful electric fireplace.… More
Thank you for the positive feedback. We are pleased that you had a good experience in the cottage and enjoyed the beautiful Derbyshire countryside.
Helen and Tony
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
Although we only stayed over a long weekend at the Mistal we found the accomodation
everything we wanted it to be,the web photos not doing the "cottage" justice. A warm
welcome from our hosts comple… More
Thank you for the very positive review, we are very pleased that you both enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you can come again!
Helen and Tony
“An exceptionally peaceful and relaxing stay”
Reviewed 18 Aug 2014
I enjoyed a most peaceful stay in August of 2014.
Helen is very accommodating and ensures she is on hand to attend to all needs. I was impressed with her consistent high level of service and atten… More
“want to return...” made very welcome, so were our dogs. lovely quiet, relaxing break. 1st class accommodation, with excellent facilities in stunning surroundings. Would not hesitate to return, have already recommended to friends.
Had a last minute weekend stay here in this beautiful cottage. Added bonus was the hot tub relaxing watching the night sky. Lovely views to wake up to, nice little welcome pack left by the owners. Wil… More
Reviewed 6 Dec 2016
Gorgeous cottage in a lovely setting, very peaceful and easy access to lots of beautiful settings nearby.
Hot tub was amazing even though the weather was freezing was nice to sit in the warm water … More
“Fabulous holiday cottage with all mod cons” A beautiful holiday cottage with everything we required for the perfect holiday. The owners provided excellent customer service and care throughout the whole process. We will definitely stay here again. One
“Great house for golfers!” We rented three houses on an extended golf trip around Ireland. Alex's house was the best one by far. It is very new and has plenty of room. Each person had their own bedroom and bath. Kitchen has everything we needed. W
I stayed in Mourne House with 5 friends last weekend and we all fell in love with the house. It is extremely well appointed and has everything in it that we needed for a self catering break. The view … More
It was good the girls had a great weekend and enjoyed the break - many thanks. Alex & co
“Beautiful house with amazing views”
Reviewed 25 Oct 2015
The owner Alex couldn't have done more to help before we arrived. Myself and 5 others stayed here for a weekend and it was brilliant, with plenty of room for us all. The house is fantastic with everyt… More
Hi. Cheers for the great review and you are welcome back anytime. Glad you enjoyed thr house and views. Alex & co
“perfect house, perfect location and wonderful host”
Reviewed 8 Aug 2015
We had a last moment booking with Alex at Mourne House as we decided to extend our holiday in Co. Down. This house is breathtaking - the location views are amazing! Plenty of room for us as we were 2 … More
Many thanks for your kind comments. We are glad you and the family enjoyed the holiday at Mourne House and welcome you back anytime.
Alex & co
“Wonderfully peaceful break!” A short 3 night break at this wonderful property lived up to all my expectations. A beautiful setting away from the hustle and bustle of daily life with not one, but two beaches just minutes walk away. I was welcomed by
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Rowardennan
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Beach / lakeside relaxation
“Hoot of a holiday” Great lodge, really well equipped. Plenty of room for 8 guests. Lovely location and views. We had a great holiday. Location is fairly remote with a 40 minute drive to the supermarket, however we would recommend having a delivery ser
“Comfortable Living in London” Our apartment was clean and strategically placed near several great pockets of culture, as well as central London itself. The coffee shop/breakfast place downstairs has a great atmosphere, partially thanks to the tall hai
Great place to stay with handy location and easy access to the sights of London. Property in a quiet neighbourhood with cafes, pubs and convenience store close by. Apartment was clean and tidy and as … More
“a very nice apartment, a few blocks away from the Tate Modern”
Reviewed 5 Jan 2013
The apartment is well refurbished and clean. Nice furniture and a great view of the Shard and the Gherkin from the living room. The owner was very nice and cooperative.… More
“Amazing flat, amazing view !!!”
Reviewed 22 Dec 2015
This flat is located in one of the best zone of London, at just 3 mins walk to Borough, 10 to London Bridge and 5 to Southwark station! It's ideal for family, Tate Modern, Tower Bridge, Tower of Londo… More
Thank you Francesco..... It's always a pleasure having you stay....,see you soon... Janet
“Lovely accommodation in a superb location for the New Forest.” Perfect holiday home, fully equipped and spotlessly clean. The location couldn't have been better everything on your doorstep yet lovely and peaceful. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend to fam
A great place to stay for a couple or family with older children, very quiet, comfortable and on the outskirts of Sway village, but easy walking to shops, cafe etc.
Very clean, beautifully furnished … More
“The most peaceful well equipped holiday cottage in the New Forest”
Reviewed 1 Oct 2011
The cottage was located in a beautiful tranquil part of the New Forest. The garden has an abundance of beautiful tall trees. We watched squirrels running through them. There was a patio area to si… More
“Great cottage,Great area,Great host”
Reviewed 24 Sep 2011
The Ducklings is in a quiet gated homely area, the owner lives next door is very friendly but not intrusive. Ducklings Cottage,Sway, is very modern and perfect with a good enclosed garden .Situated … More
“Recommend this accommodation to anybody” Received excellent customer service from susan falkner, the accomdation was perfect for my niece's wedding so close to the Lough Erne Resort. The house was in excellent condition perfect to suit any families, I
This is the second time that I have stayed here.
The accommodation is of high quality and the facilities in the resort are second to none. The food in the resturants, the golf courses and the spa … More
Many thanks for visiting us for a second time & for such wonderful feedback. Glad everyone enjoyed the free WiFi and yes we agree the facilities within the Resort are superb - the Restaurants, Bars, Tai Spa & Golf Courses are perfect places to relax and enjoy some well deserved down time! Hopefully we can welcome you all back again for a 3rd time. Best wishes, Susan
“Special place to stay.”
Reviewed 19 Apr 2016
Just back from a short break at lough Erne. Excellent location, fabulous house very spacious with all the trimmings. Attention to detail exceptional. Comfy beds, great sleep. We will be back.… More
We are delighted you enjoyed your stay break in our lodge and appreciate your kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you all back! Best regards, Susan
“Lough Erne Resort. Enniskillen”
Reviewed 8 Dec 2014
Beautifully presented house in a stunning location. Spotlessly clean with everything you could possibly need for any length of stay. We attended a family wedding at the nearby hotel (a 3 minute walk) … More
Thank you very much for taking the time to write such an honest and wonderful review - it was our pleasure to have been able to accommodate you all & we very much look forward to welcoming you back to Lough Erne once more.
Have a wonderful Christmas and a very Happy New Year.
“One of the best 1 bedroom flats at The Bay” Much like many of the one bed flats on The Bay, this is perfectly equipped for a couple's getaway. However, unlike many of the flats on the site, this particular one has a HUGE bedroom, which makes the whole
“Fabulous place to stay and really helpful owners!” Just returned from a two week stay at the delightful Valerian Cottage with my wife and daughters (aged 6 and 4). The cottage is beautifully presented and extremely comfortable - more like a proper hom
“Excellent holiday home.” We spent a most relaxing and enjoyable week in this lovely holiday home which was tasefully decorated and had absolutely everything we needed including television and internet access. It has a lovely big garden at the rear a
“Spacious, comfortable, and exceptionally good location.”
Reviewed 15 Jul 2012
Smart, well equiped house on a quiet street within walking distance of all Ballater's ameneties. We enjoyed our stay and would recommend it to our friends.… More
“Tigh an darroch ballater”
Reviewed 24 Jan 2017
Cannot fault the bungalow or the owner, the bungalow was perfect,very spacious and we didn't want for anything during our stay,the owner quickly replied to emails and went out of her way to make sure … More
Thanks for the review and I am glad to hear you had a good time and enjoyed the house. I look forward to welcoming you again in future
“Excellent” All way from booking to leaving this property we were all 100% satisfied. The house was very comfortable and appointed. One of our party is a wheelchair user and even they agreed it was a comfortable stay away from home....beds super comfy!
Fantastic home from home. Super warm welcome on arrival and a lovely welcome food basket.
Everyone had a great time and were really happy with the house, we were age ranged from 11-68. Ticked all th… More
The Lodge offers the best of both worlds: an opportunity to rest and unwind and/or to engage with the vibrant events and life of the Causeway Coast and Glens. Situated between the Giants Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede, this is a place to feed the soul.<br />Guests fr …see more
“Quiet location and comfortable” We stayed on three different occasions during May and June 2013. The property is in a quiet location but within easy reach of the centre of Cambridge - a 20 minute walk at the most. Plenty of room for parking a vehicle
“Convenient, comfortable, good value accommodation”
Reviewed 26 Jun 2016
Very good experience with this rental. Smooth process with owner who was waiting for us to arrive to outline the facilities, provided maps etc. Townhouse is well located with parking, only about 1… More
“Nice and quiet and still close to the centre”
Reviewed 25 Jul 2016
Nice place for a small family. 10 mins walk to city centre. Parking outside. Helpful owners. Good beds and a fine upgraded kitchen and bathroom. A spot to sit outside would have made it even better.… More
“Great for kids, good location.”
Reviewed 26 Sep 2016
Great for kids, good location, Easy parking. Nice garden. Clean, good kitchen and a very nice kiddies playground nearby.… More
“The most perfect retreat for a couple” The pictures on the sites don't do this place any justice. It is so perfectly decorated, designed and furnished. I almost didn't make it to spout barn due to extreme weather conditions. When I phoned the owner sh
“Perfect for our family of two adults and two teenage daughters” Such a cute place, we all loved Blue Hill Cottage; probably the favourite of our 5 week holiday in the UK and the continent. It was located perfectly; the town in one direction and the l
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
“Beautiful place to see In the new year!” Stayed at the Rocket apartment with a large group of couples to see in 2015. We were all stunned by the beautiful views from the apartment, from almost every room you could see the beautiful Cornish Coast! The
You enter the apartment via a lift directly into the main hall. The lift open into a light, spacious, oasis. The living dining area has amazing views over the beach and is a great place to sit, eat … More
“Fantastic appartment in a great location”
Reviewed 17 May 2015
We are a party of 8 people who stayed here in May to celebrate a birthday.
Upon arrival we were all massively impressed by the location and facilities offered by the accommodation. Not only were th… More
“Amazing apartment with brilliant views of Fistral Beach”
Reviewed 22 Aug 2015
Brilliant apartment with loads of space. Ideal for more than one family as you don't feel on top of each other and each bedroom has their own bathroom.
Stunning views and great location next to Fi… More
Great for family and friend gatherings. Located only 7 miles from Stirling, in Central Scotland, and conveniently located for many visitor attractions, including Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond. Corshill Cottage offers high quality self-catering accommodation within wha …see more
“I would recommend this flat to anyone” This is a very comfortable and thoughtfully equipped flat, in the heart of Ambleside. it is tucked away in a quiet location, but with great views, and lovely walks right from the door. Ambleside has interesting s
“Perfect location, very clean apartment, wonderful views - a superb find thank you!”
Reviewed 1 Jan 2016
This apartment was perfect for us - a family of four which includes two daughters age 8 and 10 years. Everything was very clean, the facilities were excellent and the apartment was incredibly well su… More
“A stunning apartment in a central location.”
Reviewed 29 Nov 2015
Underhill is exactly as its described, luxury accommodation, it had everything and more that we needed for a comfortable stay. I particularly liked the quality bedding and the amount of fluffy towels … More
Thank you for this review- it is always good to know what our guests like about the facilities & the great location & views, as it is the only way we know we are doing things well.
Thank you for taking the time to tell others and we would love to welcome you back in the future.
Reviewed 25 Dec 2015
The flat was very comfortable and very clean and the new bathroom was stunning. We hunkered down for a couple of evenings as the flat was very homely and there was a great selection of DVD’s enough … More
So pleased you braved the weather and managed to enjoy your pre Xmas break. We hope the new bathroom & beds add the extra luxury everyone needs to feel special!
thank you again and hopefuly we can welcome you back again.
“Beautiful apartment but be aware of the location.” This apartment is lovely but the location is both good and bad. It is off the beaten path. No way to easily get to Oxford except by rental car, taxi or bus. Groceries? Do you want to carry them on th
This is great apartment with everything you need.
I feel a car is needed to visit various places but use a bus for Oxford, which the bus stop onle a 10 min walk away. John and Amanda was very frien… More
So glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope you will return in the future.
“Great place for a break” I stayed here on business rather than a holiday but had a great time nonetheless.
The accommodation itself was spotless and was everything you could ask for was provided. The kitchen and bathroom are very modern and has ev
The most recent barn conversion at "CORNISH BARN HOLIDAYS"
A two storey barn conversion that we have converted from the original cow shed and hay loft beside the main farm house.
Totally private and quiet, there are only the two of us living in the main far …see more
“Lovely cottage in a friendly village in a beautiful part of our country.” This cottage is spacious, comfortable, a little quirky and very well equipped. We stayed for New Year, with some other friends staying nearby in another holiday cottage. On comp
We stayed at Weavers for 4 nights in total during October. Firstly, the house is kitted out with everything you'd need for self-catering. We arrived late Friday evening and the lights and heating were… More
“Great place, would definitely recommend for couples of small group of friends”
Reviewed 22 Nov 2011
Really cozy cottage with a full kitchen, 2 bedrooms, a bathroom and 2 loos. Well laid out outside space - terraced garden with multiple levels. The cottage was clean, the linens were fresh and the pla… More
“A cottage of charm and character right in the pretty village centre”
Reviewed 23 Jun 2011
This charming cottage has a great location in a pretty village and is a gentle stroll to The Barley Mow pub which we would recommend for food. The kitchen is well equipped and it is comfortably furn… More
Situated only a few minutes stroll away from the well known village of Trearddur Bay, Valley Lodge is a luxurious Ground Floor apartment that we have fully refurbished early in 2015, it is located in private grounds with well kept Communal Garden Areas. The nearest cov …see more
Kingsgate Bridge View is a peaceful and picturesque 5-star apartment awaiting you on the banks of the River Wear next to Kingsgate Bridge in Durham City Centre. Stroll down to the river, explore the beautiful city, enjoying the abundance of attractions consisting of a v …see more
An immaculately and unique 18th century detached gate lodge full of character and charm. The cottage is surrounded by forest walks & cycle tracks. Inveraray the traditional county town of Argyll is 3 miles away. The beach is only a few minutes walk.<br />The R …see more
“Brilliant apartment with lovely decor” I booked this apartment not knowing where it would be. Easy to find, clean and beautiful decor. My boyfriend and I had a brilliant time here and I would like to book this again for a long weekend in Belfast.
This very attractive purpose built ground floor apartment is situated in a excellent location in the village of Bamburgh, a short walk to the shops and beautiful sandy beach. Furnished and equippment to high standards. …see more
“Beautifully appointed and beautiful location” The cottage is beautifully furnished, well thought out and tastefully done. The setting is just as beautiful with a stunning view across the Firth. Stunning, comfortable and great place to stay. Can't w
This was a great place to relax, very comfortable, easily managed and easy for the beach and the village, but very private when you want it to be. We may have been influenced by the fantastic weather … More
“Wonderful cottage in a lovely beachside location.”
Reviewed 20 Jul 2013
My family has just returned from a one week stay in this lovely cottage. What a find - the internet has its uses afterall ! We had the most enjoyable week there ( helped of course by the super weather… More
“Everything you could wish for.”
Reviewed 18 Jun 2013
Lovely location right on beach. Everything was as new and the fire was incredible.Decorative sea touches were lovely and bright.
The sunsets are incredible. Handy for visiting the Lakes and while we … More
“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.
“Wonderful accommodation in a beautiful setting” The accommodation was peaceful and very comfortable. The scenery in the area was breathtaking, especially the view over the estuary and mountains from the bottom of the garden.
We would highly rec
We have recently returned from a week at The Stables and I wanted to write a review for two reasons - one to recommend this beautiful cottage to others who are thinking of a coastal break near Barmout… More
“our special place”
Reviewed 6 Sep 2016
we have had several special holidays at the Stables. There are 7 in our group and there is plenty of space for everyone.We have a grandson with special needs who copes well at The Stables.Barmouth Bea… More
“A beautiful place to stay near Barmouth”
Reviewed 20 Aug 2015
The Stables is a lovely comfortable and well equipped house. It has plenty of space for the family to spread out (in our case 5 adults and 2 children) and the gardens are ideal for children to play. … More