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.
“i'll be back ...” I am just back home after spending a wonderful week with family in Clovelly and it most certainly will not be our last visit. The house was perfect for the 5 of us who stayed there, there are so many different rooms that you can spen
The first thing you notice when you enter Clovelly is how clean it is. It's a well equipped spacious and comfortable bungalow. Whatever the weather, we had a sunny warm week, you can enjoy the view ov… More
Many thanks for your review, it was a pleasure to have you stay at Clovelly. Thank you for your kind comments, I am pleased you enjoyed the cooking too.
“Everything you could hope for and more.”
Reviewed 6 May 2014
A wonderful, welcoming, roomy house which is clearly loved by the owners and they have thought of everything you could possibly need. The highlights for me were the welcoming cream tea after a long j… More
“This is the best holiday let we have ever stayed in set in a peaceful and beautiful location, a perfect destination, we”
Reviewed 17 Aug 2013
Plenty to do & see in the area.
Beautiful beaches, shops 7 cliff walks in easy walking distance from the bungalow.
Wonderful home cooked meals from "Cornish country kitchen".… More
Many thanks for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your holiday and the trips out . Good to know that Cornish Country Kitchen was a help too. We look forward to having you back in 2015.
“Great base to explore Anglesey or for a restful break” Tawelfa has a well appointed kitchen and comfortable lounge and bedrooms. The communications pre and post stay were excellent. Everything was easily found.
Tawelfa is also in a good location for
What a lovey cottage, it is in a perfect little village, lovely beach great local pub with amazing food, everything you need is nearby but the cottage had everything you wil need, the beds were so com… More
Hi Sam, thanks for your kind comments, I'm so glad you had a lovely Christmas there. Hope you will be able to visit Tawelfa again. Best wishes for 2017, Lesley
“Cosy home away from home”
Reviewed 7 Feb 2014
We've stayed with Lesley twice now and both times have been extremely pleased with Tawelfa. Moelfre is a great location for those wanting to get away from the stresses of life. The property is fully e… More
Thanks for your kind comments, I'm so glad you had a relaxing break. It's lovely to have so many guests coming back again, best wishes Lesley
“Really Lovely Cottage and Village.”
Reviewed 14 Apr 2013
What a lovely cottage equipped with so many extras, even down to dog bowels and dog treats, it really is home from home and sooo cosy. Moelfre is a lovely village, with shop, pub, chip shop, lovely ca… More
Thanks for your lovely comments, I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. We do try to make everyone feel that Tawelfa is a "home from home" - and that includes our four legged friends! Best wishes Lesley and Paul
“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
“Excellent property in unique location” Just what we were looking for- peace & quiet with all modern comforts and nicely presented.
Good position to visit Peak District, Stoke on Trent & surrounding area.
The hidden cottage in Cheadle is truly remarkable. Just a few yards from the busy High Street it is hidden away and incredibly quiet. With its own exclusive small well-maintained garden the cottage pr… More
“A wonderful cottage,ideally located”
Reviewed 5 Oct 2014
We had a great stay in this lovely flat nested in the heart of a very pleasnat village.The place is very peaceful but all the shops are very close as well as restaurants and pubs.The cosy flat is spot… More
Reviewed 24 Feb 2015
This cottage is well titled. It is Hidden behind the high street in this little town. It is perfect for two and has just what you need for a self catering holiday. Everything has been thought of to ma… More
“excellent lodge, beautiful surroundings 5 star” We had a wonderful family holiday in this lodge. The lodge itself was very well equipped for self catering. The open plan rooms were lovely, out of every window was a beautiful view. What I loved was the
“Just brilliant all round” I cannot recommend this cottage enough. It surpassed all expectation and in every way. Cosy, quiet, clean, well specced, fantastic fire, beautiful village, friendly neighbours. No complaints.
Host was charming and extremely
A very pleasant cottage with attention to detail. A welcome basket of goodies were awaiting our arrival. The owners were a pleasure to deal with as was their key holder. All in all a lovely place to s… More
“Away from it all”
Reviewed 18 Aug 2012
Church Hill Cottage is delightful, the neighbours are friendly, the setting is beautiful and it is a great place for a truly relaxing holiday. We arrived a week before the sailing started in Weymouth… More
““CHARMING AND ENCHANTING - THE PERFECT RETREAT””
Reviewed 26 Oct 2011
A place of tranquility, reflection and perfection. As you wind your way up to the cottage I challenge your troubles not to melt away the moment you feel the gravel path crunching underfoot. inspiri… More
“Great location” Fantastic appointed caravan for a cosy winter stay , complete with xmas decorations and everything you could wish , didn't have to bring anything as it full with all the things you have at home . We will look forward to returning in th
Killiow Heights is a great location to explore both the north and south coast of Cornwall. The accommodation was exceptionally clean and easily catered for all our needs. Set in lovely gardens, it of… More
Thank you for your lovely review, its always good to know you had a great time. We welcome you back to killiow heights anytime . Thank you for recommending killiow to your family and friends,
Kind regards, Steph and Andrew Mcgovan
Reviewed 1 Jul 2014
The Caravan is sited with good views over the surrounding countryside. The owners have provided an extensive amount of equipment for you to use, more than we have been provided with at other rentals.… More
Thank you for your lovely review, its always great that are guests are satisfied and we hope to see you again soon, kind regards
“Beautiful, peaceful and friendly - perfect for exploring this part of Cornwall”
Reviewed 26 Aug 2013
Our small family - husband, wife (7months pregnant) and 21-month old son - had a wonderful week staying in this stunning location. Yes, you are in the grounds of a house, but the family are so frien… More
So glad you had a wonderful relaxing family holiday in Cornwall. We look forward to seeing you next year with your new edition.
Steph & Andrew
“Mrs” Wonderful weekend in a lovely cottage. Well catered and even left toys for our 2 year old twins to play with. The welcome pack was great. Would recommend this cottage to anyone who wants home-from-home
“Quirky,cosy,peaceful....so enjoyed our stay.” Amazing property,such a delight to spend the week there recharging very depleted batteries. Wasn't sure how inconvenient the walk from the car park would be but it was manageable as long as we were well or
We had a lovely couple of days at the Mill - a real home from home! The children loved sleeping in a windmill! Stunning location, only a couple of miles from the sandy beaches of Winterton and Sea Pal… More
Thank you for your kind review, we are really pleased you had a good time!
“Just Fantastic!!” What a weekend! I booked Heel Barn for my friends Hen and I couldn't be happier that i did.
Its a brilliant property and it was perfect for the weekend. Big open plan ground floor with a big dinning table, plenty of seating for a
The barn is just a great place for a large group to meet and enjoy. My party had flown from all over Europe to meet and we were so happy with the barn. It offered very comfortable accommodation, we li… More
“Perfect place for a weekend getaway”
Reviewed 7 Dec 2016
We stayed here as a mixed group of 12 last weekend for the second time (previously a couple of years ago for a hen do). It is comfortable, spacious and had everything you need.
We used the open fire… More
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
Very nice barn very well equipted. Hot tub & pool table added to the enjoyment.
large walk in fridge.
Quite isolated but ideal for getting away from it all for family break.… More
“Fantastic” We had a great week 2 granddaughters did not want to come home neither did we.local shop on site sold everything we needed. Stargazey have a great selection of meals. Accomodation superb for our extended family.
“delightful holiday home” We really enjoyed our short family break and found the cottage to be very comfortable and the owners very helpful. It is in a lovely peaceful spot,( great looking out on the water watching the swans in the morning, ) but only
“Delightful cottage in a beautiful setting” This is the second time in 3 years we have stayed in Orchard Cottage and love the location and cottage is beautifully designed and has everything and more one would need for a holiday. Owners are always on ha
Very well equipped modern relaxing accommodation. Quiet village, but with a very pleasant walk into Melrose town centre. Quaint garden with lovely sitting areas.… More
“Exceptional Holiday Cottage”
Reviewed 6 Mar 2013
We had a lovely short break at Orchard Cottage which was very clean and comfortable with a spacious living area;ideal for socialising or to just spreading out and relax.
The cottage is in a really p… More
“Top class - 5 star cottage”
Reviewed 17 Feb 2013
This is a beautiful cottage to stay in. We received a warm welcome and found that every need was catered for in this lovely house.
The owners have thought of everything. Finished to a very high stand… More
“Spacious, comfortable for a large group.” Plenty of space for parking and easy to find. Quiet street with easy access to Peak District or Sheffied city. House is a bit tired really but was roomy and clean. Beds all made up and clean and comfy. Three l
“Idyllic Country Cottage” Slatters Cottage is a perfect picture book character cottage. We had a lovely stay. The owners caters for all needs and the village has many beautiful features. The cottage is in a unique and beautiful setting with very friend
I stayed here with my husband and 3 month old baby and had a wonderful time. The cottage is beautiful and very clean and well equipped. The surrounding area is quiet and peaceful, with an excellent pu… More
“Perfect country retreat”
Reviewed 5 Jan 2013
Slatters cottage is a great little, cosy cottage, It is very clean and very comfortable and we couldn't help but sit mesmerised for hours in front of the wood-burner fire in the lounge. The kitchen ha… More
“Exceeded All Expectations”
Reviewed 19 Jun 2012
Spent a week with wife and daughter and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Cottage was an absolute jewel, well appointed and super cosy. Village and village residents were all very warm and open and helpfu… More
“Quality accommodation with high specification fitments”
Reviewed 3 Feb 2016
Only a mile or so from Junction 7 of the M4, this cottage has a rural feel tucked away with a small number of other properties. The accommodation has been delightfully decorated throughout with caref… More
We are so glad that you enjoyed your time at Little Chauntry and hope to welcome you back in the future.
“Relaxing break” Lovely cottage. Had a relaxing weekend. Was there for mother in laws 85th birthday and she said it was best birthday she has had . Great location, a short walk to coastal path that has stunning views across the Firth of Forth.. Shops n
Rented Lily's cottage with 2 friends for a birthday/post Xmas getaway.Knew it was the perfect spot to spend time together in a quiet, relaxing hideaway.Cooked wonderful food and did not even feel the… More
I am very glad you had such a good time and I want to thank you for your very kind words about the cottage. I have to agree with you about how wonderful Crail and the East Neuk of Fife is and I do hope that you make it back in the summer - it really is a fabulous place to be, especially if you get any sunshine!
“Perfect in every way. Gorgeous wee cottage.”
Reviewed 12 Jul 2012
My husband and I enjoyed a lovely week in June in this fab cottage in Crail. The decor was so tasteful and it had everything in it we needed. Perfect location too. We'll be back!… More
“in the words of arnie al be back” One of the best places we stayed in Anglesey really good caravan fantastic views over the bay . There's some beautiful Beaches for the kids to play and swim .If you fancy some fishing your spoilt for choice .Will def
Clean and in good condition this was a very comfortable base. This is caravan living at its best. We loved the views and the lane to the site made it feel private and off the beaten track. But in a… More
Thank you for your kind reveiw. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and managed to visit our lovely church. We hope you may visit again in the future.
“Great location to visit key sites.” After a very friendly welcome by the owners, the property provided all the facilities we needed. Apart from the occasional coach passing to the Blackhouses the house is quiet and peaceful overlooking a sea loch. Vis
“A wonderful home reflecting the warmth of the owner.”
Reviewed 11 May 2014
Made to feel at home from the first minute, welcomed with a fresh baked cake.
Had everything needed to make our stay very comfortable.
Love the fireplaces.… More
“We had a wonderful week in this beautiful cottage - a real home from home!”
Reviewed 14 May 2015
Tigh-na-Greine offered us the perfect base for exploring the Isle of Lewis. We picked one of the coldest weeks in the year, waking up to a cover of white the first day, but we had a cosy cottage to co… More
“Lovely house in a great location”
Reviewed 6 Oct 2014
We, a family of three, stayed her in July. The house was lovely, feeling very homely while being modern and uncluttered. It had everything we could have wanted and I especially appreciated the dishwas… 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
“Well equipped character cottage.” Great location, cottage is central in the town with good walks directly from the doorstep. Very clean, well equipped and spacious cottage. However, two negatives: home entertainment system needs updating, as not every
I stayed at Carr Cottage for one week with my two friends and my daughter. We had a great stay! The cottage is very comfortable, clean and very well equipped. It is only a ten-minute walk to the town … More
Thank you for your review.
We're glad that you enjoyed your stay at the cottage.
“Warm & Comfortable well equipped cottage”
Reviewed 13 Mar 2013
Lovely to arrive to a warm cottage on a freezing day. Cottage very well equipped, bedrooms good size & comfy beds. Ideal for our dog, great walks straight from cottage. Loads of information in cottage… More
Thank you for your review. Sadly we no longer accept pets at the cottage. The drive is , indeed quite a challenge to reverse back along, at times, but with practice it's achievable! There is parking on the road outside if you can't face it!
Hope to see you again soon.
“Cozy, comfy and smashing”
Reviewed 27 Feb 2013
My fella and our pup stayed for 3 snowy days and had a very nice stay. Very quiet, comfortable and Helen was a delight to plan our stay with.
“Lovely and very well-equipped cottage” Had a great stay here during the IoW festival, it's a really comfortable property, very well-equipped and beautifully furnished. Only 10 mins to Newport but in a peaceful area surrounded by fields. We've alread
We stayed for one week and explored the island. It's a great spot to discover inland highlights like Robin Hill Country Park & the coast at Brook and Yarmouth.
The cottage is really cosy with a twin… More
“The perfect holiday in great accommodation with lovely surroundings”
Reviewed 9 Jan 2015
A very pretty spacious cottage in lovely peaceful surroundings. Great for our toddlers and 4 year old as was in very safe grounds. A quiet area but close by to amenities, tourist attractions and beaut… More
“an picturesque cottage with excellent facilities in a stunning position” A great holiday, there is so much to do in this area. The cottage is so comfortable, our bedroom was lovely - comfy bed, white linen, great view. The children loved their bunk
“A perfect getaway” I booked my parents a very much needed short break at The Bothy.
They thoroughly enjoyed their stay. They described the cottage as home from home. It was fully equipped and so cosy and welcoming. The surrounds are so relaxing and
Absolutely loved the Bothy. Peaceful and charming. Everything you could possibly need. Would highly recommend for a relaxing holiday. Lovely bottle of wine from the owners Keith and Christine, which … More
Thank you so much for your positive review. We hope we see you again in the future. Kindest Regards Keith and Christine
“Home from home”
Reviewed 4 Dec 2016
We immediately felt at home.
It look a little while to unwind from our long drive north, but we quickly relaxed watching the birds feeding outside the window.
The cottage had everything we neede… More
We thank you for taking the time to leave a lovely review and comments, they are much appreciated. We are also so pleased you found The Bothy "a home from home". We look forward to seeing you both again ( and the dogs ). Kindest Regards Keith & Christine.
“Wonderfully peaceful retreat”
Reviewed 11 Nov 2016
The cottage was lovely and cosy in a peaceful location with beautiful views. Ideal for exploring the area and coast. We felt completely relaxed and renewed by our stay. We were made most welcome by ou… More
Thank you for your kind and positive review. We hope we see you both again in the future. Kindest Regards Keith and Christine
“Fabulous location” The title of this review says it all. With the beach at the bottom of the garden, whether it was simply sitting peacefully with an early morning cuppa watching the calmness of the Solent or later in the day watching the dogs playing
“Perfect hassle-free family getaway. Built-in garden,beach and views!”
Reviewed 11 May 2013
This is a beautifully presented house. Buckets and spades and teddies awaited the children, as well as cakes for all of us and wine for the grown-ups. The garden suited all needs from toddlers letting… More
I am so glad you had a great stay, and that all 3 generations found the perfect spot.
“Fantastic house, beautifully done, great location.”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2011
We spent a week at The Beach House. The welcome we received from the owner was fantastic, everything was beautifully clean and organised and we were provided with everything we could have needed. Gurn… More
Thanks for that, I do all the cleaning myself to ensure it is of the highest standard. Gurnard is a fantastic place to holiday as well as live, with so much for all ages to do or just to sit and watch the sun go down.