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.
Child friendly ; Car essential; No pets allowed;
Set in 25 acres of untouched pasture and meadow land on the fringe of the Cotswolds and within easy reach of the Forest of Dean, the Spa towns of Cheltenham and Bath, the cities of Bristol and Gloucester and many historical towns.Activities available are abundant rangin …see more
Would highly recommend this gorgeous barn, in such a lovely setting - with great views. Really well presented and immaculately clean. Sarah is lovely and very helpful.
There's so many things to do an… More
“Great and excellent equiped holidayhome for our familiy”
Reviewed 24 Aug 2014
Arriving in the Cotswolds and espacially our home, the Bramble Barn, took our breath away.
What a place to spend your holidays.
We really called it our home for a week. The Bramble Barn is excellent… More
“IDYLLIC, A BEAUTIFUL PLACE TO STAY. FABULOUS.”
Reviewed 14 Aug 2014
Matt and Sarah were perfect hosts, welcoming and friendly. The location is very quiet and rural yet there are plenty of pubs, restaurants and shops close by. It is perfectly located for day trips to, … More
This immaculate apartment overlooks West Strand, Portrush and is so close to the sea you could throw a stone into the waves! The view is stunning and the apartment is decorated in a contemporary style & has everything you would require from a luxurious holiday renta …see more
“Absolutely fantastic apartment all mod cons location,location, location.”
Reviewed 5 Jan 2013
I have never stayed in such a fantastic apartment before, the scenery was out of this world & close to all amenities great place to stay,Top marks for everything couldn't fault it, Would I stay again… More
this place was an absolute bargain. Stayed 2 nights for the June bank holiday with 6 people and it worked out at about €45 pp for the entire stay.. the front window looked straight down onto the sea… More
“amazing apartment with stuning views”
Reviewed 13 Jul 2012
beautiful .clean apartment well equiped with everything you need for your stay.
like 10 min walk on the promenade and you are on city centre portrush,
amazing host 10 out 10 ,i would like to thank … More
The county of Pembrokeshire has a wide range of coastal and country attractions all within easy reach of Llanteglos. The sea front village of Amroth with its mild-long sandy beach is just down the hill and the famous medieval walled town of Tenby is only 8 miles away. …see more
The church was converted into residential dwellings in 1994 and consists of three houses - the Tower, the Nave and the Chancel. The Chancel still retains the large East window just beyond the alter area, which is now one of the many features adorning this unique house. …see more
“Fantastically well equipped, comfortable, homely property in a peaceful location”
Reviewed 24 Jul 2013
'The Chancel' is a fantastic hideaway property perfect for exploring beautiful Dorset. The house is tucked off the beaten track away from busy town centres and is a perfect place for getting away from… More
“A dozen trips to England and this was the absolute best!”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2013
Our stay at the Chancel was fabulous! The property is picturesque, comfortable and outfitted like our home - not a rental. The gardens, where we spent many afternoons, are both peaceful and beautifu… More
“Fantastic cottage - homely, clean and well equipped.”
Reviewed 17 Sep 2012
Great holiday let. The property has great character and is very well furnished. It is very clean and extremely well equipped. Wonderful location with Corfe Castle, Swanage, Monkey World, Knoll Beach, … More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
This recently refurbished, luxury second floor apartment is within Tenby's medieval town walls. On the doorstep are shops, restaurants and bars and yet the apartment is quiet and private and is just a few minutes walk from the beautiful beaches, harbour, coastal p …see more
“Exceptional location, very well appointed apartment, could not have wished for better”
Reviewed 6 Apr 2013
We stayed here for 3 nights over the Easter weekend, and from the picking up of the keys, being shown our own parking space in undercover car park (in Tenby! How cool is that) to seeing the bright, ai… More
“Fantastic accommodation, super location and excellent customer service.”
Reviewed 1 Oct 2012
Myself and my husband stayed in this apartment for Ironman Wales 2012. We stayed for 4 days. The apartment itself is in the heart of Tenby Town on Frog Street, the location is perfect. The apartment i… More
“What a fantastic place to stay in Tenby”
Reviewed 16 Jul 2012
My daughter and I have just got back from spending a week in this apartment in Tenby and we absolutley loved it. The apartment is superb and furnished to a very high standard. My daughter had the be… More
Not suitable for children; Car essential; No pets allowed;
A luxury holiday rental studio apartment offering ideal independent accommodation for a couple or individual. Almost new and finished to a high standard the apartment offers the comforts of modern living. It it is a lovely semi-rural location within easy reach of Henley …see more
We spent a very pleasant stay at the 'Annexe'. After having made explorations in the beautiful environment or having visited Oxford and London by train, it was great to 'come home'. Val and Mike were,… More
Reviewed 22 Oct 2012
Such a pleasure to stay in this delightful self contained studio apartment in the beautiful grounds of the owners property. Situated in a very quite area in semi-rural countryside, yet only 5 minutes … More
“Warm and peaceful”
Reviewed 11 Dec 2012
Our stay at The Annexe was wonderful. The location was rural enough for peace and quite and close enough to several small towns and larger shopping centers. The Annexe was equipped with all the amenit… More
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; Ask about pets;
Within the grounds of Newstead Abbey Park, the 200 year old Granary is a stunning high specification recent conversion with many original features,
Enquire if you require 2 bedrooms only (4 guests) a lesser price is available please contact the owner for a quote.
Set in …see more
We've just returned from a relaxing week at this lovely conversion a would highly recommend it! The barn is a home from home with comfy sofas and decorated to a high standard. The baths are huge and … More
“What a delightful place - I can't wait to get back there"”
Reviewed 21 Jan 2012
Having just arrived in England from South Africa (via Dubai and London) we received a warm, personal welcome to a cosy, clean and well equipped home from home. The cottage is very spacious with good s… More
“Fantastic place to stay. Renovated to high standard, very clean and homely.”
Reviewed 6 Aug 2011
We have just stayed at The Granary with our daughter who is 6 and elderly parents. The Granary has been renovated and decorated to a very high standard and has everything you could possibly need in a … More
Wheatsheaf Barn was built in 1715 and carefully restored by the owners in 2011 to create a contemporary interior within the original fabric, using quality oak joinery and luxury fittings. The 60 foot open plan living area offers very spacious accomodation with a dramati …see more
Coastal Lodges is set in 6 acres in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in a lovely wooded valley near Dartmouth. There are only nine Lodges in the secluded setting, but there is plenty to do with the nearest beach only ten minutes away and the bustling harbour towns …see more
A unique luxury studio apartment ,with one main studio / bedroom for two guests,fully equipped kitchen and en suite with shower . (with further accomodation available for children etc. upon request,).. being the upper floor in a select country residence situated on th …see more
very comfortable studio, all what you need, great view and very welcoming & helpfull owners !! can only recommend this wonderful place.… More
“A peaceful cosy retreat with breathtaking views - perfect for 2”
Reviewed 23 Aug 2013
We wanted a romantic, a 'get away from it all' home from home type of property and the 'Guntles with a view' fitted the bill. The location is excellent as it's rural and yet only minutes away from the… More
“Peaceful and tranquil with a warm welcome.”
Reviewed 11 Aug 2013
I stayed in the apartment for 3 months and only left due to change of job. The rooms are kept immaculate. The family are warm and inviting. It was a pleasure coming home and opening up the doors to th… More
Located in a beautiful part of Hertfordshire, surrounded by rolling countryside, great for long walks (interspersed by the occasional country pub!), horse riding through nearby stables or just relaxing in the sheltered and enclosed garden of over 1/3 acre(chairs and tab …see more
Nearest beach 64 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
The Low Barn at Holmdale House has been created from two original barns, used to house farm equipment when Holmdale House was a fully functioning village farm.Our conversion has sought to retain all the character of the original buildings whilst offering the best of mod …see more
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… More
Really pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to a return visit.
“Welcoming clean hide-away”
Reviewed 18 Oct 2012
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.
Ask owner if suitable for children; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Our country cottage stands in 2.5 acres down a quiet country lane,our guests are welcome to wonder around the garden. Doverdale is a quiet little hamlet teamed with the black and white village Ombersley just 2miles away. which has a choice of 4 pubs and a restaurant.Onl …see more
Swimming pool; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
An old painting studio on the first floor of the lovely stable yard of Norton Hall, with picture windows overlooking the garden and the boughs of a mulberry tree, with private roof terrace. This lovely light airy room is now a quirky and romantic modern studio for 2 gue …see more
*****August 13- 19th only £550 ****late deal
Opened in Summer 2013 we are a Visit England 4 star rated 3 bedroomed self catering barn conversion with Wifi. Downstairs, an open plan lounge/kitchen/diner with modern fully fitted kitchen including fridge freezer …see more
Child friendly ; Car advised; Pet friendly;
The Cottage is situated in a beautiful unspoilt medieval Cotswold Farm,complete with many of its original buildings,including a Dovecote. It has been recently converted from Cartsheds to the highest specification and include original exposed beams and oak flooring.
Th …see more
Not suitable for children; Car advised; No pets allowed;
The Oasis is a one bedroom apartment attached to a larger property, Shalom House.It is situated in beautiful rural Kent, and is in easy reach of countryside, town and sea and places of historic interest. It is a 5 minutes walk away from beautiful open countryside with p …see more
Child friendly ; Car essential; Ask about pets;
This beautifully furnished newly-built annex is a must for anyone wanting a quiet and peaceful getaway! It is located along a private drive on farmland surrounded by the rolling hills of the traditional English countryside. There is abundant walking through woodland and …see more
The owners were welcoming and very helpful. The accommodation is about 10 min drive from Asda and 10 min drive from Alton Towers Resort. The accommodation is fully furnished and has everything you nee… More
Reviewed 28 May 2013
Just returned home from a delightful weekend at the Sweethills. We had a truly amazing weekend in the Peak District. The accommodation was better than we were expecting. Perfect for a couple who are … More
“Excellent accomodation, friendly and helpful owners”
Reviewed 27 Apr 2013
Compact accomodation but excellent facilities, everything and more than you would expect to get on a self catering holiday. Directions to find property first class. Owners very friendly, milk in frid… More
Ask owner if suitable for children; No pets allowed;
The annexe is separate from our house and has its own shower room. There is a combination microwave oven, electric hob, sink and fridge . There are stairs up to the annexe and it has its own entrance.
The annexe is in our large garden which is surrounded by orchards. …see more
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Deep Dale Lodge is close to the historic city of York. Nestled at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds in the peaceful and beautiful village of Bishop Wilton. Follow the beck winding down through the village, past the Fleece pub with its open fires, good food and walkers we …see more
I would not hesitate to recommend Deep Dale Lodge & will definitely return at some point. Offers everything you could possible need for a short break or holiday in a lovely village & very close to Yo… More
Thank you for reviewing your stay at Deep Dale Lodge, best wishes Ruth
Reviewed 4 Nov 2013
Excellent lodge in a peaceful setting on the edge of a small village which has a pub and small village shop, within easy reach of York and North East Coast. The lodge was fully equipped with everythi… More
“The Best Self-Catering Holiday Ever, Thanks Ruth.”
Reviewed 29 May 2013
If you are looking for a peaceful tranquil holiday well here it is......
This amazing lodge has everything you could ever need from a fully equipped kitchen to two lovely en-suit bathrooms.
As soo… More
Thanks so much for your kind comments, I will pass them on to our fantastic team.
Yes I agree with regards to Wi-Fi. We have looked in to installing it, hopefully it should be available in the lodges very soon, watch this space...:)
We look forward to welcoming you back next year.
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 19 km; Not suitable for children;
A new listing. Come and enjoy this idyllic, 18th Century, one bedroomed, cottage set in ¾ acre of tranquil gardens. When you are feeding the birds (seed provided) the chickens will be quick to notice as well! But you will have the benefit of fresh eggs for breakfast. …see more
Great communications from owners, absolutely second to none.
We arrived late afternoon and were greeted by Angela & Steve, who promptly made us very welcome and showed us around the property.
Thank you so much, it was wonderful to meet you both, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you also for the homeopathic cough medicine recipe, I made it up and it has done wonders for our daughter, Tara. We really hope that we will have the chance to meet you again. Angela and Steve
“Beautiful & Peaceful”
Reviewed 16 Jul 2016
Excellent cottage which has every requirement to make your stay perfect. Owners are pleasant & helpful & make you feel most welcome. The use of their beautiful garden is an added bonus.… More
Thank you very much for your review, we are really glad that you are enjoying your stay at the cottage. We hope you will visit us again.
Angela & Steve
“Amazing weekend away”
Reviewed 11 Jul 2016
We had the pleasure of spending 2 amazing nights at the cottage. Angela and Steve are two of the nicest people you could possibly hope to meet, their welcome and friendliness all the time of our stay … More
Thank you so much for the amazing review, as we mentioned we are still fairly new to this, and it was a pleasure to hear that we made your stay so enjoyable. We really look forward to seeing you again.
Angela and Steve
Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
This recently re-furbished single-story cottage sits within the charming village of North Elmham, adjacent to the owner’s home. Located in the heart of the Breckland conservation area, it is ideally situated for exploring the North Norfolk coastline and also visiting …see more
Shorthorn Cottage is a superbly converted cow byre 150 years old with mellow sandstone, brick and beams making it a wonderful holiday home. Beautifully furnished with brick hearth and wooden flooring, the accommodation enjoys glorious peaceful surroundings on a rural Su …see more
The accommodation is located along the border of the Machair of Daliburgh. A short 5 minutes to the beach which stretches for miles. It comes with a double bedroom, a kitchenette, electric shower and toilet facilities, one sitting area and free Wi-fi. Close to all amen …see more
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; Ask about pets;
Lairds Inn Court is a beautiful self catering apartment and enjoys a prime central location in the heart of the ancient cathedral town of Dunkeld. Set in some of Scotland's finest scenery throughout the seasons, situated along the banks of the majestic River Tay, o …see more
This stunning property has uninterrupted views of Loch Tay from its furnished balcony and its stylish and contemporary décor and furnishings certainly have the 'wow' factor. Everything about this house oozes quality and it is clear that considerable thought has gone in …see more
Set within the magnificent Mansion House at Tixover Grange in England's smallest county of Rutland this beautifully-located two bedroom, first floor apartment, enjoys private landscaped gardens and lakes bordering the River Welland and surrounding countryside.
The bui …see more
Our only problem was we booked only the two nights, three or four would have been much better. My wife has MS, so the lift was very useful. The blurb does say it's not accessible to the disabled, and … More
Thank Tim, we look forward to welcoming you both again very soon.
Suitable for children age 5+; Car essential; Pet friendly;
The accomodation is part of a newly converted stable block offering an en suite double bedroom, lounge and fully fitted kitchen on a working alpaca breeding farm. Both rooms have full length windows and double French doors that open out into the south facing courtyard. …see more
We arrived here after having had a really stressful day moving out of our house. Within a very short time we were very chilled out & cuddling 6 wk old puppies. A wonderful place, would highly recommen… More
Thank you for your kind comments. We aim to make friends rather than entertain "guests".
Reviewed 23 Sep 2014
My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights and loved every minute .The owners roger and Victoria are very welcoming and there is a great relaxing atmosphere ,the accommodation is of a very high standard a… More
Suitable for children age 5+; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
Completely renovated, the apartment offers excellent accommodation. Situated in beautifully well kept grounds it is very close to the university and within walking distance of the botanical gardens.In a perfect location overlooking the Endcliffe Vale Woods, the apartme …see more
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
The Old Stables Cottage is a luxury, single-storey property with vaulted ceilings, on our working family farm in the downland village of West Marden, Nr. Chichester, West Sussex. Graded by Visit Britain as 5 Star with a Gold Award, this very spacious property is extreme …see more
A modern apartment recently refurbished to welcome a single person or couple to a beautiful, friendly village. Lying in the heart of Hayfield, the apartment has glorious views of the surrounding countryside which can be easily accessed by foot. Being perfect for walkers …see more
Nearest beach 45 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
Luxury and secluded one bedroom converted 'piggery'. Separate bathroom and kitchen with washing machine and ironing facilities. Cosy living room with wood-burner. Extra double room available if necessary.
The Piggery is available not only for weekly stays but night …see more
The piggery was set in a beautiful area with a stream running down the side of the house. The place was well furnished and had everythig you would need with lovely extra touches such as tea lights and… More
Come and enjoy our 18th century traditional cosy Galloway stone cottage, nestled in a small hamlet, in the Nith Valley, 8 miles north of Dumfries. The area offers peace and tranquility in gorgeous, countryside where there is an abundance of wildlife, even get close to t …see more
Have just had a week at Glenmidge Smithy cottage, it is spacious, comfortable ,clean and warm (central heating plus a wood burning stove) we watched Red squirrels every day in the garden area. Hamish … More
Reviewed 19 Jan 2012
Stayed for 3 nights over new year. cottage is a real home from home. Very peacefull and fantastic surroundings and views. If you are lucky to ge a clear night you have to go outside and see the stars.… More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ask owner if suitable for children; Car advised;
Awarded the Trip adviser "Certificate of Excellence", Visit Britain's 4 start Gold award "The Retreat" - No 2 Clematis cottages offers a stunning setting from which to enjoy your holiday or romantic short break. Beautifully and very tastefully converted from an old sto …see more
Our stay in Clematis cottage was everything we wanted and much, much more. Excellent accommodation, beautifully and conveniently laid out. Clean and well equipped cottage.
Lovely surroundings, peace… More
Thank you for your lovely review, so glad that you enjoyed the garden produce.
We look forward to seeing you both again soon when your second book has been published, and so pleased that our Hollyhocks inspired you.
Not suitable for children; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
Wheelwright Cottage is a pretty, warm, snug and self contained cottage attached to 1 West Dean, right in the centre of the Village of West Dean. West Dean lies (literally) on the Hampshire/ Wiltshire border and is almost equidistant from Romsey and Stockbridge in Hampsh …see more
Nearest beach 64 km; Suitable for children age 5+; Car advised;
The ground floor sees a large kitchen with dark red and black stone tiles, pine fitted kitchen, under counter fridge and freezer, washing machine, electric oven and hob, oak and white table with 2 chairs. (More seating is available).
The first floor sees sitting room w …see more
Beautiful cottage, absolutely great value for money and perfect surroundings!!
Lovely people to welcome us will definately be coming back.… More
“Beautiful quiet getaway”
Reviewed 10 Aug 2013
A beautiful and warm cottage in a fantastic part of Wiltshire. Elizabeth was very hospitable and her place had everything we needed. The gardens were amazing and to have Alpacas for neighbors was incr… More
We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. We had a new addition to the Alpaca family on 8 Sept and she is proving to be a bundle of fun. Thank you for your kind words and we hope to see you again sometime.
Langley Green Proprietor & Team
“wonderful place to stay”
Reviewed 23 Jan 2013
I loved this place. we stayed for 2 and half weeks while working in the area. the downstairs kitchen was just perfect, kept in an original style and very roomy too. upstairs there is a large front roo… More
We are pleased to offer our customers an overall good service, ensuring that they are comfortable, relaxed to enjoy the surrounds, peaceful grounds and of course positively energised when they have to work
J Fairfax (proprietor)
Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
Situated in a quiet corner of Little Eccleston, a 10 minute walk from the main village of Great Eccleston, this 4*apartment offers comfortable, modern accommodation. Great Eccleston provides most needs with a small supermarket open late for 7 days. There are 4 pubs with …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 30 km; Not suitable for children;
Wymondham, pronounced ‘Windham’ is an attractive, historic market town in the county of Norfolk. With its red roofs and the massive towers of the Abbey church set against green fields of the Tiffey Valley, Wymondham has maintained its market town atmosphere with an …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 24 km; Not suitable for children;
This thoughtfully converted and attractively appointed cosy detached single-storey stable conversion is set in the peaceful courtyard of a 18th century former inn, It has a glazed hallway with seating overlooking a delightfully mature and secluded garden. The spacious …see more
Set on a picturesque farm in beautiful countryside, Creeksea Place Barns provides luxury holiday accommodation in a lovingly restored historic Essex barn.Creeksea Place Barns offers 8 barns of varying sizes. Each barn is unique and stylish, and features exposed beams, h …see more
“Very cosy and high spec - a great place for friends/family get away”
Reviewed 27 Nov 2012
We rented Swift Barn and the Granary for a group of 10 adults and 4 kids. It was perfect. The nicest place we have stayed - and we stay in quite a few places! Kitchen was fantastically well supplied, … More
Thank you for taking the time to review Swift Barn- we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with friends (despite the dreadful weather!) It is nice to know that the barns are cosy and comfortable even in November when it is pouring with rain!