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.
“A fantastic & unusual holiday home.” I had looked forward to this holiday for many months as I had never been to a church for a holiday before ! It was every thing I had imagined and more. The old church from 1868 built of red sandstone with a gree
“Fantastic restoration very comfy a joy to stay in, let dogs stay as well perfect.”
Reviewed 12 Nov 2016
Had a fab time at this church really homely. All rooms having en suite, kitchen amazing. Would definitely recommend. 5 stars.… More
“A wonderfully restored Church in a beautiful village - perfect, comfortable & relaxing, surrounded by beautiful scenery”
Reviewed 18 Sep 2015
I visited Old St. John's Church over a weekend, visiting friends and family I haven't seen in a long time. We all travelled from different countries to spend a weekend together away from home/work. Th… More
Reviewed 7 Jul 2014
We had a fantastic time at Old St John's Church. The property is not only beautiful and comfortable but well equipped and located.
We did a fantastic 12 mile hike from the doorstep, taking in Hartsid… More
“Relaxing Autumn Break” Although this is near major roads so you have easy access it's tucked right away in the country side in a lovely little village with a pub that does delicious food.
The cottage has everything you need for self catering, plus a
“Fantastic cottage” We had a fabulous week at Camellia Cottage at the beginning of March.
Well deserving of its gold award, this cottage is very well equipped, very clean and has a very home-from-home feel.
We particularly enjoyed the resident wi
“Came highly recommended but was even better than expected”
Reviewed 30 Jun 2014
Fabulous cottage with everything you could possible want or need. Children especially well catered for with loads of games and toys both inside and out. (Even the dogs had bowls and leads and ball g… More
Reviewed 17 Jun 2014
As I said in the title this place is perfect. John and Louise have thought of everything and there really isn't anything you need for your stay (well maybe sellotape :-) ) Staying here is a holiday in… More
“Absolutely just perfect”
Reviewed 13 May 2014
Camellia Cottage was spotless and everything you would need for a holiday and much more. We just couldn't fault it. House just amazingly wonderful. Garden enchanting, peaceful with BBQ, swings, and ba… More
“ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL,VIEWS SPECTACULAR.” Myself,hubby and 7yr old boy ,Jake the dog stayed at Memorial Caravan for a week we had amazing time, views are beautiful.We went fishing, walks and trips into Oban which is not to far away.Caravan was clean, c
“Beautiful cottage with beautiful views.” The upside down cottage was more than comfortable for my family, home from home. Only a 5 min drive from the beach plus a large area on site for the children to run around on and play games. The owners were als
“A lovely relaxing place to stay, comfortable and great views”
Reviewed 21 Aug 2012
We loved our stay in The Granary, it was exactly as described. The accommodation is all you need in a holiday cottage, clean, comfortable and an ideal spot to relax in great surroundings. Enough space… More
Reviewed 1 Jan 2017
This cottage was ideal for our needs, lovely location, it had everything we needed. Nice and cozy and warm, with comfortable furniture and fixtures. Yvonne and John have their work cut out trying to … More
“Cosy, comfortable stay in the perfect location” Stayed in Shrimpers Cottage for 5 nights with my family and dog. The cottage was in the perfect location literally minutes walk from the sea front, shops and places to eat. I would recommend the Queens f
“Perfect for us” My two daughters and I are graduating this year and we wished to combine calling at my father's on the east coast with a relaxing yet celebratory break along with my three-year old granddaughter. The luxury east coast cottage with hot
Warm and friendly welcome on arrival. Owners Sue & Alan have thought of every detail and have a little gem of a holiday home.The hot tub is soooo relaxing after a long walk and there are white robes … More
Thank you so much Martin and jeannie ,it was a pleasure to meet such lovely people ,take care and hopefully will see you again x
Reviewed 31 Aug 2016
We stayed for August bank holiday weekend for my partners birthday. We were surprised on arrival to see birthday decorations and a bottle of prosecco waiting for us! The cottage is beautiful and very … More
Thank you for your lovely review, pleased you both enjoyed your stay , hopefully will see you again , thanks sue x
“Fantastic find . brilliant house.”
Reviewed 17 Aug 2016
Visited here several times this year already and have booked a further 2 weekend breaks.
We hit the jackpot with this one.
Very spacious and extremely comfortable and roomy.
Everything you need and… More
Thank you Pam , that's a lovely review , we are so pleased you enjoy coming to stay and look forward to seeing you again next month , we love having guests like you .
Sue and Alan X
“Wonderful Area” Thank you for a lovely holiday. Home away from home, clean and comfortable with all you need. Off road parking worked a treat even with two cars for a short time.
House was in the perfect position to leave the car and amble into Tei
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 i …see more
Location:Coach house rebuilt on one level with 3 bedrooms, large oak beamed living area, separate kitchen in quiet Georgian residential area of Bath, 1.5 km from City centre, Crescents and historical sites. Secure parking, private patio, easy access to all amenitie …see more
“Excellent family and toddler friendly base for exploring the local area” Fabulous cottage, very clean, neat and tidy. Excellent dog walk to Cam Peak 2 mins from front door. Beautifully situated to explore local countryside but also near to amenities w
We stayed at Springbank with our 9mth daughter as a mini first holiday. Dursley village is a short walk and Slimbridge Wetlands is a short drive. The house was well equipped, highchair and travel cot … More
Thanks very mush for your lovely review. It's always great to hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay and found the cottage well equipped and comfortable
. We look forward to welcoming you back when you feel in need of another peaceful escape!
“A cosy , comfortable home from home.”
Reviewed 1 Apr 2013
We had a warm and comfortable stay at a very cold time of year. The cottage was well equipped and homely . Our 2 year old really enjoyed the toys the books and the chalk board. The stair gate was use… More
“Excellent cottage, great value for money in a lovely location”
Reviewed 3 Mar 2013
Convenient base for walking the Cotswold Way, the cottage was lovely warm and clean with everything we needed. Thanks:)… More
Thank-you very much for your lovely review, we hope you will enjoy another holiday at Onespringbank again soon.
“A lovely house in a great location for exploring the area.” Before we arrived, while we there and after we left, Alan and Lorna did all they could to ensure our stay was an enjoyable one. Communications were prompt, polite and informative. Instruction
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
“Fantastic location, lovely cottage with everything you need.” The cottage is conveniently located just above corfe castle within easy reach of swanage beach and studland bay. The cottage is safe and well equipped with everything you need. The owner is
Holidaying with other half, sis and only slightly grouchy 14 year old nephew for a week in a cottage in a quiet Dorset village could have gone one of two ways....happily, the Old Reading Room was abov… More
“Lovely house in good location” We spent a lovely week in Eva's House. In terms of space, décor and facilities it is one of the best houses we have stayed in, even including a washing machine, dishwasher and good quality wifi. And there was a very nice
“a little piece of heaven !” We stayed here for a week at the end of may. Our group of 5 adults, one child, two greyhounds and a dalmation had a wonderful time. Lovely house, kind owner who could not have been more helpful. There were tears when we h
“Beautiful house & garden in extremely peaceful surroundings”
Reviewed 6 Sep 2012
Very spacious house with all amenities including the "little" things like a decent hoover, hangers in all the cupboards, lots of sofas in the lounge, beautifully kept garden etc.. set in really tranq… More
“Great house, well stocked & very accommodating hosts, a must visit.”
Reviewed 5 Oct 2011
The house is in a very central location. It has a lot of beds, a spacious house. we found the house clean and tidy with everything we needed. The hosts helped us with whatever we needed.… More
“Perfect dog friendly country retreat...near the coast.”
Reviewed 18 Nov 2016
Located a few miles from junction 5 of the A55, this property is ideal for spending some quiet time with your family or away from them as we did. Our two Irish setters were in their element with the l… More
Thank you Tony, I really enjoyed having all four of you to stay. Hopefully, see you soon.
“Wonderful cottage for a great price” Stayed at Lobbs cottage with my partner and 2 other couples for a long weekend. It was a home from home and had everything we needed - including a BBQ and lovely garden. Location was great as easy to find (when fol
“Fantastic accommodation excellent value for money .”
Reviewed 23 Jan 2013
Myself, partner and 3 children stayed at lobbs cottage in October , we had a fantastic week. The accommodation is gorgeous extremely clean and well equipped, it was a home from home experience .… More
Thank you for taking the time to review. Glad you enjoyed Lobbs cottage and hope to see you again (even tho you are gooners!)COYI.
“Fantastic standard and location”
Reviewed 14 Jan 2013
We stayed for three days over New Year as a much needed break for two couples and a 13 year old. The communication with the owners had been friendly, prompt, helpful and efficient. The quality of the … More
Thank you for taking the time to review Lobbs cottage. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and the cottage. We would love to see you again.
Cam and Julie
“Like going back in time.....”
Reviewed 4 Oct 2012
I was holidaying with my grandchildren and wanted somewhere quiet and in close proximity to beaches. The house was beautifully furnished with everything we needed, and lovely comfy beds and very quie… More
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and posting the photos on Tripadvisor. Hope to see you again
Cam and Julie
“SECRET OF THE ROSELAND PENINSULA” Portsscatho is a beautiful area of Cornwall to stay and explore with many beaches and lovely walks.We have hired Sunnyside for the last 2years and holidayed for the last 4 in this village.
The accommadation is superb
“Wonderful place to take the family - highly reccomended”
Reviewed 5 Nov 2012
We have enjoyed 2 stays at Sunnyside and both times have found it to be a lovely home from home. Wonderfully furnished and exceptionally clean, we found it a great place to take the family and use it … More
“Warm welcoming restful and peaceful cottage in perfect location”
Reviewed 25 Oct 2016
I stayed here with my husband and two small children for a week. Instantly felt relaxed on arrival as the village is so peaceful and the cottage so near to beach, shop and pub - ideal with two little … More
“The greatest holiday let we've ever been in!” We had a fantastic honeymoon in Samhach! The house was very clean and literally everything was provided, even a bottle of wine in the fridge! The view from the house and the surrounding countryside are ast
We had an excellent holiday, and Jan and Paul were great hosts, every little detail was attended to and they were very helpful. The apartment was great and we loved it!
Thank you!… More
Hello. Thank you very much for your lovely review. It was lovely having you both and we are glad you had a fantastic time. We hope to see you again.
Jan and Paul
“Wood burning stove, fresh eggs and picturesque scenery”
Reviewed 18 Aug 2013
As part of a week long tour of the north of Britain, Samhach was easily the highlight of our trip. The cottage surpassed all expectations offering a modern well equipped and clean environment in a tra… More
“Samhach; the perfect holiday retreat.”
Reviewed 14 Jun 2013
Nestled in an idyllic and tranquil setting, Samhach offers all the comforts of home with the welcome addition of two extraordinarily friendly owners. Your every need is catered for; Sky+ TV, broadband… More
This is a brand new open plan eco passive chalet/cottage with stunning views over the sea loch complete with its own shore water front.
Only 1 mile outside Fort William shopping centre so easy access to Pubs restaurants etc.
Bathroom is equipped with a two person sauna …see more
Ideal for walkers, cyclists, and sightseers, Kinder Path Cottage in the Peak District is recently refurbished and fully equipped. it has a lovely sunny aspect with beautiful views over Hayfield village and is a few yards from a popular track leading up to Kinder Scout. …see more
“Step back in time. Peace, quiet. Relaxation.” Had a great time. So chilled out. Back to the 60s., peace quiet, just the sound of the birds.
Rear garden is the key. Right next to the waters edge. Watching the ducks.
Every thing you need is supplied
“5***** Accomadation with viws to match.” The accomadation was stunning, the views were amazing. This tranquil location is probably the best we have ever stayed at. Everything you could wish for, like being at home, well almost. I would recomend this
What a fantastic place, lovely walks,everything you want right on the doorstep,good transport to get around ,a little gem.… More
Thank you Lynn. It was a pleasure having you and your guests in our holiday home.
“Spacious and what a view!”
Reviewed 31 Jul 2016
We stayed with a family of four for a week in this gorgeous house. It's situated right at the seafront with only a footpath in front. The rooms a larger than one would expect in a holiday home and the… More
I am delighted you liked The Promenade. It was a pleasure to have you and your family at our holiday home.
Reviewed 30 May 2013
We have just come back from a lovely weekend at the promenade, we traveled with my Grandmother and the bungalow is perfect for anyone with limited mobility.
We especially loved the amazing view and … More
Lamorna Hideaway offers stylish boutique rooms in the very heart of the idyllic Lamorna Valley, famed for its beauty and artists it has attracted. Lamorna Cove and majestic cliffs are a five minute walk, with the enchanting stream always in view. …see more
“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 location” Had a wonderful week would location was perfect visited old haunts & many new places.one of the reasons for visiting to Cornwall was to research some of the villages where my Great Grandparents lived 150 years ago and this was the
We stayed at this property for two weeks it had everything we needed it was in a secluded quiet place it was also very central for getting to places to visit. It was clean and comfortable also had cen… More
Reviewed 25 Jul 2016
whether you are into the history of Cornish tin mines, or just relaxing and enjoying the stunning Cornish coastline, with its beautiful coves, and miles of golden sandy beaches, or visiting the hist… More
“Lovely cottage in peaceful setting” Short stay in this lovely well equipped cottage, felt very much at home right away. Wonderful view from front room and garden just perfect for 2 active dogs, ideal having the gate at the bottom of the garden for wal
My husband, teenage daughter, puppy and I spent a fantastic week in this lovely cottage. The cottage was clean, well-equipped with plenty of space for all of us. The large, enclosed garden was great … More
“We will certainly be back.”
Reviewed 27 Aug 2015
It wa our first trip to Scotland,we loved it the accommodation is great very clean and everything you need, the review book says it all every body loved it,there's so much to do and Caroline & Ed make… More
Hi, thanks for writing us a review. It was lovely to have you stay in Kirktoun Cottage and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
“Highly recommended accomodation”
Reviewed 26 Jun 2016
My wife and I with our Golden Retriever (Roddy) have just spent a week in what is a lovely well equipped and very comfortable cottage. The furnishings and rooms etc are of a fairly high standard and a… More
Hi, thanks for leaving us a review. I am pleased that you and Roddy enjoyed your stay. The garden and surrounding walks does indeed make it an ideal place to stay with dogs. We are very lucky to have the Duffus Inn within walking distance of the property. We would be delighted to welcome you back again in the future.
Highfield Peak District in the town of Matlock offers unique group self catering with six bedroom, three reception room accommodation in luxury surroundings, occupying an exceptional south-facing position with breath taking views towards historic Riber Castle, overlook …see more
“Superb, Fantastic, covenient, great place to stay” We visited in July 2013 when weather was super warm, It was a last minute booking for 3 nights. To start the communication with the owner was top notch, I received an email and a phone call giving al
“A charming, cosy cottage and a friendly, peaceful, relaxing setting, excellent for families with children and/or a dog” The cottage was very nicely furnished and very clean, giving a warm, cosy feel. The owners have obviously thought about what guests
We arrived to be greeted by next door's delightful poultry. All the instructions worked out perfectly and nothing disappointed from arrival to departure. The cottage is pretty, clean and meets every… More
Reviewed 6 Nov 2016
Cottage is very good for the price I paid for. Easy to find the cottage based on the instructions provided by the owner as the postcode took past the house. All good in the house. We had a good stay.
Thank you for your positive comments, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay!
John and Lorraine
“A wonderful place to stay, fantastic for family celebrations.” I hired this place to celebrate my father's 80th birthday with family and believe we could not have found anywhere better. The property was perfectly maintained containing everything you r
“Fabulous accommodation with a great welcome, it was just perfect.”
Reviewed 27 Jul 2014
This is a fabolous accommodation, great space both inside and out. The gardens are beautiful and private. The bedrooms are well presented, spacious and comfortable. The living areas very homely and th… More
Reviewed 21 Jul 2014
We booked The Grange for my sons Graduation , myself my husband and our 4 children aged 23,21,20 and 17. There was plenty of room and everything you needed was to hand. We all slept well thanks to th… More
“Amazing luxurious home from home”
Reviewed 11 Jun 2014
What a fantastic find! We needed accomodation for 6 adults and 2 children in the Cawthorne area to attend a family wedding. Could not have been better.
We had very good communication from Hilary from… More
“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.
“Bliss!” Stayed for 5 nights and wanted to stay longer. Shame about the weather but to be honest we didn't go for the weather. We went for a break and it definately ticked all the boxes. Stunning location, cottage, 5* service......we couldn't fault a
A little bit luxury away from home. The sort of place you wish you could call home! A wonderful holiday let that was made even more special by Sue's extra touches from the two course meal on arrival t… More
Thanks for your review, we really appreciate it. We also look forward to you coming back in the Autumn.
“Light and airy with superb views”
Reviewed 21 May 2012
All the comforts of home plus touches of luxury. We were welcomed on arrival with a lovely 3 course meal prepared just ready for us to heat - a real treat after a long day's travel- and farewelled wit… More
Many thanks for your great review, and we are really happy you felt the service received was good. Just a quick point, guests are able to unload in Chapel Street, which is about 80 feet from Cockleshell's front door. Thanks again for your time in reviewing us.
Reviewed 30 Apr 2012
When we first saw the cottage it had a wow factor straight away, stunning views,magnificent property,lovely decor,what more could one want? oh and i forgot to include the lovely meal that was waiting … More
Many Thanks for your great review. We are so glad you enjoyed your break and look forward to you coming back in October.
“Home From Home” We have stayed at Friars a few times now and every time we return it feels like you're coming home. Brian has created a wonderful holiday let with many personal touches which makes you feel like a VIP. From monogrammed robes and towe
If you are looking for a clean, comfortable spacious base to explore Anglesey then this is great, it's big enough to accommodate six adults.
We were blessed with good weather on this stay and made… More
Thanks for your feedback and I look forward to meeting you all again.
“The perfect vacation cottage in every way”
Reviewed 25 Jun 2016
From the moment we arrived I knew we had picked the perfect spot. The welcome we received from our host Brian was such a nice touch he made us very welcome. The cottage had everything you could want h… More
Thanks for your kind comments Joy. Glad you enjoyed Friars and your outings. Welcome back anytime.Brian
“Very well appointed cottage.”
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
Everything thought about and provided for down to the smallest detail. Nice touch with the bottle of wine on arrival, Brian the owner very helpful.… More
“A lovely, spacious house and garden in walking distance of great beaches.” This house is even better than it looks, and that's rare. Lots of space for everyone inside and out, with a great farmhouse kitchen. Comfortable in every way, the owner (who is
“Just perfect!” I stayed in seabird cottage recently with my boyfriend and my parents. As soon as i entered the property i felt at home, Its so welcoming and comfortable,the decor is stylish and modern, without feeling sterile. Most importantly, the co
“A delightful cottage with lovely furnishings, in a quaint area just above the harbour.”
Reviewed 17 Jun 2013
The cottage was immaculate and beautifully furnished with care and attention. The garden was very pleasing, with sunny aspects. The situation of the cottage just above the harbour in an area full of c… More
We appreciate your compliments and are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We love our cottage and Brixham, so happy you shared in our experience.
“unique, cosy and charming”
Reviewed 22 May 2013
We thoroughly enjoyed our break away at Seabird Cottage. It is a tiny little cottage best suited for family or very close friends to stay at. It has been beautifully done up and is a well thought out … More
Thank you for your comments we welcome your appraisal and so glad you enjoyed the experience of our traditional fisherman's cottage
Reviewed 10 Sep 2016
An excellent place to stay when in Brixham. The weather could have been better, so was unable to make best use of the garden.… More
Thankyou very much.
We are glad you enjoyed it, sorry about the weather.
“Wish we could have stayed longer” Had a lovely 4 night break at Cedar Lodge. Everything you need has been provided for. Very comfortable acomodation and in such a picturesque area, you will feel happy with your choice.
Stontian is a lovely vill
Situated In a lovely part of the country. Cottage had all mod cons. Plenty of places to visit and to eat.… More
Reviewed 30 Nov 2016
Cedar cottage was very nicely furnished, with everything you could possibly need. Once the heating was on the cottage warmed up nicely, however, it would have been nicer to arrive at a warm cottage on… More
“Brilliant very pet friendly”
Reviewed 15 Nov 2016
Location was fabulous. Owners accommodated for dogs perfectly-will certainly recommend the property to others. Hopefully we will get a chance to visit again!… More
“Excellent accommodation.” This is a first class holiday let. Situated as it is on the sea front, the view from the panoramic window in the first floor lounge/diner is breathtaking. You can watch the sea in all of it's moods. Every room and facility is
A really fabulous holiday home (it felt like home especially the pillows) the children want
to come again, thats good coz so do we. Thank you for a wonderful stay.… More
Reviewed 1 Jan 2017
Amazing views, although there is a road right outside the house it wasn't very busy whilst we stayed there in Dec (not sure if it gets busier in summer months), and it didn't get in the way of the fan… More
I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay and am sorry that you feel that you had issues around your deposit.
As you are aware, there were a number of issues regarding the condition that the property was left in after your stay resulting in extra cleaning costs. However, after 3 emails - I am sorry if I didn't receive the others - as a gesture of goodwill your deposit was fully refunded within 48 hours of you leaving the property.
“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