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.
“Exceeded Expectations” Sea Gem certainly lives up to the reviews and website details. The property is stylish, comfortable and inhabits an excellent location with outstanding views. I spent hours just watching the sea. The beach is a two minute wal
“Excellent accommodation” We found the property very clean and comfortable, it was well equipped with everything you need. You could not find a better position,between two excellent cafes. The owner's lived above the property they we're friendly but no
Home from Home is a much used term but in this case it fits perfectly. All is not high tech but everything is functional and there is SPACE, something often lacking in rental properties. Also the fact… More
“A lovely haven by the sea”
Reviewed 23 Sep 2014
We spent a long weekend here. It was beautifully clean with everything you could possibly need. You literally stepped out of the property onto the promenade at Felpham right by the sea. The accommodat… More
“Lovely location, clean and spacious accommodation and friendly, helpful owners.”
Reviewed 25 Apr 2014
We thoroughly enjoyed our 4 night stay here with our two children aged 4 and 2. The owners were so understanding and not phased at all when we arrived with a screaming toddler in tow. The location is … More
“What a fantastic place” We stayed in the cabin for the 2nd time,it's a lovely place set in beautiful surrounding with spectacular views of Ben Nevis.Joan the owner is very friendly and made us feel very welcome.We 'll definitely be going back again.
“Lovely, well equipped cottage” Ambrisbeg is sited in a lovely area of Bute. The cottage is very comfortable and really well equipped with everything needed. Cathy was very welcoming and helpful. A great place for a holiday stay.
A lovely little cottage in the middle of nowhere. Great for getting away from the city life. Ideal for those with limited mobility. Peaceful, tranquil and utterly beautiful. Cathy was very pleasant an… More
So glad you had a lovely holiday.
“Great weather, happy days!”
Reviewed 29 Aug 2015
Having visited this cottage on two previous occasions, we were entirely confident of an enjoyable holiday in every respect and as previously, we were not disappointed. We just love the place.… More
Lovely to see you again and thanks for the great review :)
Reviewed 25 Jul 2016
We verbleven 14 dagen in het vakantiehuisje van Robert en Cathy, die we als joviale, vrijgevige (verse eieren, sla uit de moestuin en overheerlijke zelf bereide confituur van aalbes) en uiterst atten… More
Thanks for your review. Glad that you enjoyed your holiday in Bute. Cathy and Robert :)
Wendy have gone an extra mile to keep her guests very comfortable and I 'm sure this cottage will be a success for her… More
You were a delightful family to have here and I enjoyed meeting you. Thank you for your kind words and I hope you will come back soon.
“A gem of a find... Gorgeous accommodation.”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2014
We stayed at Glebe cottage for three nights this week and had a wonderful few days.
With four children age ten and under, we struggle to find decent accommodation which caters for all of us and is re… More
It was lovely to meet such a charming family - the children were all delightful and friendly - and it will be a pleasure to have you to stay with us again.
“Home from home comforts and Welsh hospitality”
Reviewed 8 Aug 2014
My fiance and I stayed for a short break at Glebe Cottage with our dog, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. We chose Glebe Cottage as it is perfectly located for visiting family in Cardiff and fri… More
It was lovely to meet you both - and Savannah! Hope you will return soon.
“Tigh an darroch ballater” 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 my party had everything f
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 lovel… More
“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
“I love this place” the weather was not as kind to us this time but that does not stop us enjoying the peace and tranquility. The house as always has everything we need and the woodburner in the lounge gives a wonderful sense of well being at the end o
This cottage has been renovated by the owners to a very high standard and is very well equipped with good quality furnishings. It has everything you could possibly need.
I would highly recommend it a… More
Reviewed 10 Mar 2015
Excellent quality accommodation. Beautiful beach. Great walks in the dunes and lovely village. A truely relaxing, get away vacation! … More
Reviewed 6 May 2014
The cottage was excellent in every respect and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The property is very well appointed and has been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard, our 3yr old loved th… More
“Amazing” Myself my Hubby and my two kids loved every second at Edith's Cottage. The location is super, the house is perfect for a family. And Sara makes sure you have everything you need and is so easy to chat to. Everything you need for your stay i
Edith Cottage is a lovely place to stay. The owners have thought of everything making the cottage feel like home from home. The cottage is located in a quiet area of Saundersfoot and within easy walki… More
“Wonderful quiet property and friendly host”
Reviewed 2 Sep 2015
We stayed at Edith cottage for 3 weeks in August 2015. The cottage is lovely with lots of homely touches, and it has a large kitchen with room to sit the whole family around the table. It is just a sh… More
“Lovely Cottage, Handy Location!”
Reviewed 10 Jun 2015
The Cottage is in a lovey quiet street within a great distance of the beach and short drive to tourist destinations such as Folly Farm and Oakwood. Equipped with some little additions that kept us ent… More
“Excellent lodge in a fantastic location.” We loved the lodge, it was perfect, home from home. So relaxing and in a beautiful spot with decking overlooking the river. The lodge itself had everything you wanted and was very clean. Will definitely return
We loved this chalet it was perfect for my husband and I yet room for our extended family the next time. The owner could not have been more pleasant in his correspondence with me and very profession… More
“Good, but could be better” Our first big disappointment was that we could not park our car in the designated space. It is one of the narrowest spaces in the car park and was in a corner which made manouvering very, very difficult. Fortunately, Gary
“Fabulous apartment in the heart of Tenby - with parking!”
Reviewed 11 Sep 2012
The Coburg in Tenby is a wonderful modern spacious apartment which has been finished to a high standard. There is wood flooring throughout and has been decorated in a clean white colour with lovely ph… More
Thanks for the review. Just to let you know - it now has Wi-Fi
Reviewed 9 Aug 2012
This apartment is fantastic. Very well equipped, excellent furnishings and plenty of space. The added bonus is the underground car park which is a definite plus in Tenby as parking is a premium! The l… More
“Fantastic location and very clean apartment”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2012
Was extremely impressed with this apartment. It had everything we needed in superb location. The apartment was very modern and immaculatley clean. Would not hesitate in recommending this to friend… More
“Brilliant holiday.” Had a fantastic time with family aged from one to sixty eight. Pool, tennis courts, football pitch, bikes all used. Well equipped even supplied us with food bags, foil, coffee, tea, spices etc. Could not fault it, just be aware tha
I took my extended family to Vicarage House in April 2013. It is a great place for a group of people, and brilliantly well stocked with games, dvds, outdoor equipment, wii/xbox, bikes - you name it. E… More
Reviewed 13 May 2013
Me and my siblings and their offspring rented this property to celebrate my Mum's 70th birthday, and we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves The house is stunning, the surrounding area is beautiful and th… More
“A fantastic holiday.” Abbey End is amazing. We had a party of 8 people stay for a week at the end of October. The cottage itself was massive, clean and well kept. With a big TV for nights in and a big kitchen for cooking.
We had no problems at al
What a wonderful weekend and lovely cottage. We celebrated a couple of birthdays and an anniversary I'm style. Everything was spotlessly clean and everything was to a high standard.Garden lovely and l… More
Another fantastic review !
What a really nice group you where ,
Was a pleasure to meet you all so glad you had a great time here
A big thank you for taking a few moments to review us
Do hope to see you all back here again sometime as we have so many regulars now reviews like this keeps us very busy here I'm sure
regards to all ,
Rob and bri
“A First Class Home from Home!”
Reviewed 29 Aug 2016
Stayed here with my wife and 2 children. It exceed our expectations in every way. The house and garden were much bigger than the pictures illustrate. We really were shocked. The lounge is utterly l… More
Thank you so much for your fantastic review on abbey end
Keeps us positive with running the cottage as a holiday let,
Was a pleasure meeting such a nice family ,
With our improvement plan about to start soon abbey end will be an even more cosy place to stay ,
Take care .
“Fantastic place!Highly recommended!” Wow, what can I say about this absolutely amazing holiday home. It's location is amazing, just a few steps down to the estuary. Perfect for families with children. My kids loved this place & we'll definitely be ret
We went to Newquay as a large extended family(14) including very young children. The house was immaculate and we could not have asked for anything more, although the cream tea from the owners was a ve… More
Reviewed 2 Jan 2013
We were a group of 12 staying over the new year period at Quay House. Upon our arrival we were greeted with a well wished card from the landlord and 2 bottles of bubbles to celebrate bringing in the n… More
“Perfect” A wonderfully located 5-star accommodation. Excellent facilities; clean,bright and roomy. Lovely garden and large area for kids to play. Superb location - quiet, peaceful and sunny all day long. Perfect location for walks to the beach and St.
“The cottage was exactly what we wanted” Our stay at the cottage was a great experience. The close proximity to the shore allowed us to take some amazing walks without using the car, It had everything we needed, including the woodburner which made the
Lovely cottage, lots of useful info from owners and great walks with the dogs. Exactly as described, friendly neighbours and locals and good pubs.… More
“Great holiday cottage, in ideal location”
Reviewed 4 Jul 2015
The cottage was very comfortable and clean with everything we needed for a relaxing week away. The Gower and mumbles are about half an hours drive. Burry Port is a lovely little town with plenty of s… More
“Perfect , comfortable ,traditional Cotswold cottage .” Spent a lovely last minute weekend at The Cottage. Convenient location as walking distance to train station. Ideally placed for family get together, as we are all spread around the country. It wa
Delightful character filled cottage. Great location in the Cottswolds. Perfect for exploring within in the town or as a base to explore nearby attractions. Very well equiped including ectras .… More
“Absolutely gorgeous cottage with the perfect balance between old and new”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2012
I usually never leave reviews but we just had such an amazing time in Morton-in-Marsh staying in this fabulous little cottage I had to tell everyone about it! So for us the cottage was perfectly situa… More
“Mrs” Cute , cosy cottage in a fantastic location
Close to the harbour. Tastefully decorated, lovely and warm and all the home comforts you could hope for. Brixham is a fascinating, colourful place
Lots of lovely walks and good restaurants. Especial
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 feeli… More
Thank you Laura so glad you enjoyed you stay, we love our cottage and delight in Brixham so glad you also enjoyed the experience.
(Will look at getting a set of knives - thanks for your feedback)
David & Clare
“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
“Great place” This is a house that is obviously used by the family that own it. It has a lovely warm atmosphere that makes you feel instantly comfortable.
Well furnished and not short of anything in the kitchen. The garden is brilliant in good weat
We've just spent a lovely week at Bryn Meirion. The house is surprisingly spacious with everything you could possibly need, right down to the games provided for the kids to play with (& hubby) to keep… More
Thanks for the review, I'm pleased you took advantage of the board games, they are popular with families along with the DVD collection. We are fortunate to be in the heart of the village meaning you can park your car and be on the coast path in less than a minute. See you again in the future.
“Beautiful cottage near the sea”
Reviewed 22 Feb 2015
Had a great holiday at the cottage,everything you need for a relaxing break.
Owners were great from start to finish .
Log fire,sea views,pub down the road what's not to like.… More
Thanks for your comments, we are very fortunate to be in a great location in the heart of Moelfre. We hope you visit again to see more of the island.
“Great location, comfy and cosy ..a relaxing place to stay.”
Reviewed 2 Nov 2014
We have a lovely few days in Moelfre. Accommodation was good, clean and well kitted out. Roomy for us-a family of five. The views from the house and garden were great. Walks straight from the house wi… More
We are pleased you enjoyed your stay, being able to park the car and head straight to the coast path just a few seconds away is one of the benefits of being so central and near the coast. Thanks for the review.
“Lovely House, Beautiful Views” Arrived on Sat 15th April, Richard very kindly let us in early as we had plans in the evening and wanted to get settled. Lovely spacious house with beautiful views over the Irish Sea and within walking distance into Dona
We decided on a last-minute break over the school midterm holidays and couldn't believe our luck when we found this house. When we arrived we were kindly shown around by Kim. The house's location was … More
So glad you enjoyed your stay, we look forward to your next visit, Rik
“House full of character with all the comforts from home.”
Reviewed 16 Aug 2016
Lovely Victorian house within walking distance of a sleepy fishing village. Plenty of room and space for our teenagers to be with us or be with the wifi. Nice of the owner to come and say hello and be… More
Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks
Reviewed 8 Aug 2016
This is one of the best holiday homes we have ever rented and we have rented a fair few all over Europe. First class accommodation equipped to home from home standard. Location, views, cleanliness… More
We are so please you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your next visit. Rik
“Wow! An exceptional cottage, excellent location - home from home.”
Reviewed 20 Jan 2013
We travel to Scotland every other year, to stay for Christmas and New Year - this was by far the best cottage we have stayed in. Everything you needed was there, plus little extras.
The cottage is ea… More
“You've thought of everything!!”
Reviewed 22 Jan 2012
What an unbelievably great experience staying in this cottage was! It was extremely clean and well-organized, and the kitchen is lovely and there were many little extras included. The bed was very com… More
Reviewed 15 Sep 2011
This was the best cottage we had ever stayed in. Modern & comfortable in an ideal situation.… More
“A good place to stay” Palm Cottage has a welcoming atmosphere about it, and is a splendid place in which to spend a holiday. It is old and characterful, and blends well with its beautiful surroundings. When not in use as a holiday cottage, it is cle
When we walked in my Father in-law said "We have hit the jackpot!". It is a home away from home and you can tell that it is a well loved & cared for place. We were a group of 4 adults and 2 young chil… More
“Comfortable & Cosy Home from Home”
Reviewed 23 Jun 2012
We stayed here with our 13 year old son during Jubilee week, despite the unseasonable weather (especially the gale force winds at the end of the week) we had a lovely time. Couldn't fault the cottage… More
“This property is amazing! Great view out over stirling castle & the wallace monument & the house itself is equisit”
Reviewed 22 Feb 2017
This house is just a few minutes from everything you need, yet tucked away up a country lane with beautiful views in every direction.
The owners left us lots of treats and the house itself was 1st… More
Thank you Stephen, I am glad you enjoyed your stay.
“Perfect location with great view of the Wallace Monument”
Reviewed 28 Jul 2014
Being located on a quiet road, only mnutes from a main traffic circle, gave us quick, easy and unparalleled access to all the site seeing we planned during our stay. The cottage was bright and airy an… More
Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review, it is much appreciated. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards Wendy
“The best holiday rental property we have ever stayed in!”
Reviewed 3 Jul 2014
We were delighted with this beautiful cottage let. set in beautiful surroundings close to the family farm. Wendy had thought of everything. We were welcomed with a lovely welcome pack, including an … More
Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review, it is much appreciated. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards Wendy
“Magical little upside-down cottage” Three nights and sunny days in the delightful village of Georgeham, and in a fabulous little place. Upstairs is still cottagey but big and airy, with soft warm carpet and the spacious kitchen. I'd wondered if the be
The cottage is a lovely building, renovated to a really really high standard. The owners have thought of everything and have left so many thoughtful touches behind that there is nothing else you coul… More
“Relaxed and charming - a great choice !”
Reviewed 11 Apr 2016
Very well organised from booking all the way through to coming home. The OldStores is very clean and smart, beautifully furnished and well equipped. Little extras thoughtfully provided - books, guides… More
“Just what we wanted; will definitely return”
Reviewed 18 Nov 2013
Myself and 2 friends rented The Old Stores for a surf trip. This is the second time I have stayed here and will definitely return. The location is perfect; within a dry short drive of 3 beaches. The c… More
“Delightful” Very comfortable spacious cottage. Nice patio area for catching the sun. Short walk to town for shops, café, restaurant, take aways and pubs. Great river and meadow walks nearby and a stunning church. Central location for attractions.
Wool Cottage is a charming renovation, providing well-appointed accommodation. Each bedroom has an en suite, which worked well for us - my mother was in her own room and I shared the other with my thr… More
“Charming cottage, beautiful interiors and a fabulous setting”
Reviewed 26 Jun 2014
We had the most delightful weekend at Wool Cottage. The cottage has been beautifully furnished and every possible need has been catered for. Catherine is a fabulous host and was happy to offer advic… More
“Delightful renovated character cottage extremely well equipped in idyllic location”
Reviewed 17 Jun 2014
Recently renovated 2 bedroomed (with en suites and sleeps 5 cottage in historic village. Outstanding with spacious accommodation. Present owners who live in adjoining house were so attentive to our … More
“Perfect holiday rental” Harpe Cottage was incredibly charming and lovely. The size was perfect for two, and the cottage had everything we needed. It was wonderfully decorated and we loved the wood stove. The crazy old stairs up to the second floor b
Lovely cottage, a heart-warming blend of old world charm and 21st century comforts. The welcome basket was a treat, including freshly baked 'real' bread. The cottage is set in a friendly little villa… More
“A perfect cottage”
Reviewed 2 Jun 2013
This cottage is full of character. It is cosy and easy to live in. Everything has been provided to make a pleasant stay. We would thoroughly recommend it to anyone.… More
“good location for visiting warwick , stratford”
Reviewed 24 May 2013
everything provided good quality fittings , owners very helpful very comfortable bed with memory foam mattress.… More
“Perfect holiday home” A wonderful week at The Haven, the house was exceptionally spacious for 8 of us and the facilities were great. Having an en-suite in every bedroom was a definite bonus. Great location within 5 min drive of Polzeath where the kids
The Haven is an excellent comfortable base from which to explore Polzeath and the many other local places of interest and those further afield in Cornwall. It is part of a private estate on a complex … More
“Spacious, comfortable, spotless & a great location - deal for a family holiday”
Reviewed 16 May 2013
My husband and I have recently returned from a family holiday spent at The Haven. We found the house to be spacious, comfortable and warm and the four large bedrooms all en suite which is really h… More
“Polzeath great place, house great facility will be back”
Reviewed 4 Sep 2012
I have been Comming to polzeath for many years; the surfing, cycling the camel trail enjoying a bottle of fizz at the camel vineyard, padstow and the seafood restaurant, beach volley ball golf and mor… More
“Fantastic accommodation in a fantastic location!!” We booked the cottage along with other accommodation at Gilfach to accommodate our large family for my birthday. The cottage is so well equipped we managed to cater for 9 each night (only 5 of us sta
“Isobel mackay” This was our second visit, have booked next year already. Beautiful house in a fantastic location, so much for our 4 children to do ( ages 3-9) photos on website don't do it justice. So peaceful yet not far from busy Padstow. Can't r
If quality self catering accommodation in Cornwall is what you are looking for, Trevio Farmhouse will fully meet your requirements.
Set in a beautiful location, Trevio Farmhouse is simply an outstand… More
Reviewed 7 Feb 2013
Absolutely stunning the property is 5*+ in everything and you will want for nothing.We always look forward to a very warm welcome from Judith and Mike.The property is totally secluded with great views… More
“Trevio!!! THE place to totally chill out, remote, but very central, 5***** Luxury!!”
Reviewed 4 Feb 2013
We have been coming here for 7 years now and the house is as new looking and clean as it was on our first visit!! Driving along the track to the house is when our holiday begins, past the lake and bir… More
“Value for money for those who do not expect a lot of luxuof.” For a decent price you get 4 large bedrooms, a large living/dining area and a reasonably sized kitchen. Three toilets to suit al the guests (we were a party of 6). The garden is also big en
“Couldn't ask for more” A lovely base to explore the New Forest and surrounding areas. A great deal of thought has gone into making sure everything you need is provided. We travel up and down the country regularly and I can honestly say I have never
“Immaculately presented, homely, ideally located holiday home perfect for families.”
Reviewed 8 Apr 2015
The owners of this property have thought of everything; from the milk, tea, coffee and biscuits there on arrival, to the towels for the dog after muddy walks. The booking through the owners website wa… More
“A charming and spotless property well located in Lymington”
Reviewed 10 Feb 2014
We stayed at Grafton in early Feb. Despite awful weather, we had a brilliant weekend. The house is well located and Is in a quiet residential spot and easy to find. It is absolutely spotless with … More
“Our stay was absolutely fantastic. A home away from home.”
Reviewed 10 May 2013
I would highly recommend Grafton Holiday Home. It is so well situated, immaculately clean and extremely comfortable. Tina and Mike couldn't be more helpful. We were delighted when we were able to ex… More
“Badgers End Cottage” Had a relaxing break at the cottage. A pretty cottage in a lovely area. Everything you need is supplied and the owners are friendly and welcoming, with great ideas of places that are worth visiting. Bryan the dog had endless fun i
Fantastic cottage in great location. Carol was a superb host and nothing was too much trouble. Carol's hospitality went the extra mile when she offered to collect us from a local pub!!!! Will not hesi… More
“Bliss at Badger's End”
Reviewed 18 May 2017
Another lovely stay at Badger's End Cottage, nothing is too much trouble for the owners who are extremely accommodating. The cottage is beautifully kept and in a great location for exploring the Fores… More
Thank you all. After you have visited us I always feel like getting on my bike cycling for miles (coming back with the rosy glow!), then walking into the Forest to view the wildlife and finally having a Forest adventure.
You are definitely inspirational and I look forward to welcoming you back.
“We love the Forest of Dean!”
Reviewed 30 Jun 2016
Lovely cottage, really comfortable beds, everything we needed to make our holiday complete.
Carol and Tony were perfect hosts, not too intrusive but there if they were needed. Lots of wild life inclu… More