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.
“This was the perfect place for us.” We had a great weeks stay at Archer House. Instructions to reach the apartment were easy to follow.
After being on the move, staying in hotels for a number of weeks it was terrific to have our own little pad. The
“Love this appartment, perfect for a couple, close to the river and central London.”
Reviewed 17 Feb 2015
What impressed us about Archer on Thames was the reality far exceeded our expectations. The owner's description and photographs given on the Trip Advisor site were very accurate but the reality was ex… More
“Can't wait to return”
Reviewed 10 Dec 2014
Just returned home after spending 5 nights in Annabel’s lovely apartment.
Having read the other reviews we had high expectations... and we have to say it didn't disappoint.
We travelled by ca… More
“Brilliant start to our UK holiday.”
Reviewed 28 Oct 2014
Archer on Thames was the first holiday rental on our first UK holiday. Soon after booking Annabel had contacted us to provide all the information we nervous newbies would need to comfortably travel f… More
“Hidden Gem” Cosy cottage set in beautiful surroundings and perfectly equipped. It felt like home instantly ,especially with the wonderful welcome from our lovely hosts Steve & Angela. Really reluctant to write this review as so want to keep this hidde
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
“Excellent Peaceful Cottage”
Reviewed 6 Nov 2016
We had a wonderful 3 night stay at Lane End Cottage.....just wish it was longer!!!
Angela and Steve went that extra mile plus for us. A lovely hamper and fresh eggs from their chickens. They showed u… More
Thank you so much for such an amazing review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and that you had chance to see the vole and the variety of birds. We look forward to seeing 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
Just as described, comfortable, well equipped and right in the west end of Glasgow. Close to train, lots of busses, walking distance to some major museums, shops close by. Check in went smoothly, plen… More
Dear Guest ,
Thank you for doing this review ,I appreciate you taking the time to do this and for you positive comments ! Caird Drive is in the heart of the West End of Glasgow with good transport links.
Regards. Fiona Reed
“Very Comfortable Accommodation”
Reviewed 15 Jul 2013
We stayed here at the end of May for 4 nights. Having been a student at Glasgow University some years ago this was a nostalgic trip and I was also celebrating my birthday. We could not have wished for… More
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We were delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit back to Glasgow and staying at Caird Drive.We look forward to welcoming you again !
“Accommodation couldn't have been better!”
Reviewed 6 Jan 2013
Stayed for one month at 21 Caird Drive. Location was amazing! Close to bus, shops, Byres Road, the University, the tube station, a local theatre, many restaurants and coffee shops, pubs etc The fla… More
“Courtyard Cottage is a quiet and relaxed place where one enjoys the almost magical garden and many hikes.” Courtyard Cottage at Court Lodge Estate in Lamberhurst is a great place to spend your holiday. We arrived on a Friday after a long journey and w
Good food at a local pub. The owners were very welcoming and a great welcome basket was awaiting our arrival. There was always enough logs for us to light the wood burner each evening.
Lovely wal… More
Reviewed 12 Jul 2013
Lovely peaceful cottage - in fact we mentioned how we'd like to pick up the place and plonk it in Brighton...
The hosts were very welcoming and made sure we had everything we needed. They might even … More
“gardens & log fire”
Reviewed 4 Apr 2015
Drove down the drive to the imposing frontage of this house. Welcomed warmly with clear advice, a basket of goodies and flowers on the window sill. The cottage is on the left of the photo and the bedr… More
“Excellent place to stay” The Bothy is conveniently placed for all the facilities of Lyndhurst. The accommodation was spotlessly clean and tidy and very well appointed in terms of everything we needed for a comfortable week. It was peaceful and quiet.
“A comfortable, clean and very well thought out property”
Reviewed 24 Oct 2016
the location of the property was excellent, very handy for shops yet a quiet position. Comfortable accommodation, everything you could wish for.… More
Dear Mr Newman,
Many thanks for staying at the Bothy once again and taking the time to write such a lovely review, we do so appreciate it.
Please do return soon.
John & Stephanie
Reviewed 28 Sep 2016
Just returned from a week staying at the Bothy and found it even better than we expected. We had everything we needed and it was very comfortable. A nice touch was the welcome pack of milk, bread, win… More
Many thanks for your lovely review, we are absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Bothy.
We do hope to be of service to you in the future.
John & Stephanie
“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
“Great apartment, but noisy neighbour.” The apartment was spotlessly clean, very well equipped, and clever use has been made of the space available. The location was fantastic - with easy access to the tube and local shops. Unfortunately the neighbou
We stayed here from 21/9/16 until 2/9/16. Two adults and one 7 year old. The flat is very nice and clean although, it is small. It looks quite a bit bigger in the pictures than it actually is. The bat… More
Thank you for your review and comments. We have now replaced the sofa bed, which is now significantly more comfortable as a both a sofa and a pull out double bed.
“Lovely comfortable cottage” Used as a weekend base when we came down to run an Ultramarathon. Everything you need is here from washing machine to DVD collection and a wood burner. Beautiful place and the owners were flexible and accommodating.
Kingfisher cottage is lovely cottage to stay in central to the most beautiful part of Devon. It is of a very high standard and very comfortable and we had a really good few days.… More
“Excellent Accommodation - everything you need plus more”
Reviewed 11 Sep 2011
Kingfisher Cottage and the South Hams area are superb. We had a lovely week staying at the cottage and visited a number of beaches in the area. There were 7 of us staying including our 3 year old gran… More
“A real hidden gem - perfect for families exploring Devon..what a find”
Reviewed 1 Jun 2011
When we say hidden we really mean hidden....a little oasis in the most wonderful rolling green valley. The narrow roads take a little getting used to and we did rely heavily on googlemaps on our phone… More
“simply the best” had a nice time and the welcome was was top class and house was clean and had every thing and more anyone would need on holiday had a small prob with wifi but it was sorted out right away loved it that much plan to return soon and to
Welcomed by Nadine and a beautiful bottle of Shrophire champagne from Wroxeter Roman Vineyard it was a fantastic start to a wonderful honeymoon.
A self contained, relaxing oasis based in lovely count… More
“Fantastic Find” My partner and I booked a last minute trip to Edinburgh, and we found this fantastic apartment online. It was exactly what we were looking for. Great location, only a short walk to the new town, and gorgeous views of Nelson's Monument.
Excellent apartment couldnt fault it all shops restaurants etc well within walking distance would certainly recommend it and would definitely stay again if in Edinburgh… More
Hi, thank you so much for leaving such a positive review of our flat. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back soon!
“Fantastic holiday flat”
Reviewed 21 Nov 2014
Mark and Martin are lovely hosts in a really homely flat. The flat was really comfortable, had everything we needed to feel 'home away from home', and we enjoyed the log fire tremendously. The locatio… More
Thanks very much for your positive review, we are glad you had a nice time and look forward to seeing you again the next time you visit Edinburgh
Reviewed 25 Oct 2014
We decided to go to Edinburgh to celebrate a special wedding anniversary and chose the apartment cos it had an open fire and it seemed reasonably priced. From the beginning, contact with the owner wa… More
Thank you for such a positive review, we are glad you had a lovely wedding anniversary break and look forward to seeing you both again the next time you are in Edinburgh.
“Amazing Place” We stayed at The Court for 3 nights over New Year and could not have asked for more. Tracey is extremely welcoming and makes you feel like you have known her forever.
On arrival we were left an abundance of goodies which included eg
Lovely cottage well equipped with everything you needed lovely welcome from the owners a very nice welcome pack consisting of a cream tea and milk, eggs, home made bread and lots of other goodies too … More
Thank you for your kind review. We really enjoyed having you here and we're looking forward to welcoming you back in the spring xx
“A much needed wind down holiday in a quiet semi rural location”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2016
Lovely place to stay and explore the beautiful parts of the coast, polperro, Talland Bay, looe, Lansallos, Lanivet cove is a also a lovely walks from the National trust car park. On arriving at the co… More
Thank you for taking the time to review, we really appreciate it and we are absolutely thrilled that we'll be seeing you all again next year xx
“We cannot praise this cottage enough”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2016
We arrived on the Saturday and was met by Tracy who was so friendly and welcoming. We were told that if there was anything that we needed that wasn't provided to let her know.
Our first impression wa… More
Thank you so much for your feedback. We are so pleased to read how much you enjoyed your holiday with us and we are really looking forward to welcoming you back very soon x
“excellent” this was a late booking but was the best i have been to we were met by vannessa the owner and shown around this is ideal for a quiet relaxing holiday with anyone the 2 dogs enjoyed it too great for a base to sightsee around cornwall or shop
“Really enjoyable holiday” Stayed at Dalby cottage for one week with our two teenage daughters and really enjoyed our stay.The cottage was VERY clean & was a home from home with everything you would need.
The area was very peaceful the views were stun
Firstly location - ideally situated on the edge of the North Yorks Moors; in wonderful picturesque surroundings. Accommodation - Complex of cottages, with secure parking and surrounded by views, quit… More
Many Thanks for the review. glad you enjoyed your stay and noted on the hot water situation which we will address straight away. We look forward to welcoming you back!!
Unbelievable value, great location and excellent facilities - ideal for our family group (mum, dad, 2 kids and wheelchair bound grandma). We all loved it and will try to book again for our 3rd stay AS… More
“Lovely accommodation with an amazing sea view.”
Reviewed 17 Apr 2014
Lovely accommodation with a beautiful sea view. Perfect for a short break/relaxing holiday situated next to an unspoilt beach. The whole family had a great few days away and we are already looking to … More
“Convenient and practical”
Reviewed 21 Jun 2013
The property provides clean, basic accommodation in an ideal location for the beach and facilities in The Ho!
....and the views from the front of the property looking out across the bay!!!… More
“Superb” This is one of the nicest cottages we have stayed in. It was cosy, clean and comfortable and really well equipped. There was so much to do in the area and we wouldn't hesitate to return. I can't recommend this cottage highly enough. Thank you
A warm welcome from Linda with tea and cake. Comfortable and beautifully presented accommodation. Helpful information about local tourist facilities.… More
Thank you for your review. We are so happy that you had a good time here at New Wood Farm and we look forward to you returning in the winter.
“Home from Home”
Reviewed 5 Feb 2014
Our stay at the barn was very comfortable very clean and relaxing great walks for the dogs would recommend it to anyone who wants to stay in the area. Linda and Mick are very welcoming made to feel at… More
“Home away from home”
Reviewed 27 Oct 2015
Just returned home to Australia from a 3 1/2 week stay at The Barn with 2 x 5year olds. This is a great holiday rental and it felt like home.
Linda has decorated the cottage beautifully feeling ver… More
Thanks for the review Meredith. It was great to have you for 'neighbours' for a while.
Hope you enjoy the summer.xx
“Weekend stay at Canal View” Very quiet property. Clean and tidy. Up to date bathroom and kitchen fittings. Nice meal at Bathampton Mill (walking distance) and no problem parking our car in residents' car park. Perfect for our visit!
What a lovely cottage/apartment - were able to abandon the cars and walk into Bath via the canal toll path. Did return once by boat (trips ran from Bath to Bathampton mill) as too tired to walk back… More
“What a Find”
Reviewed 12 Oct 2016
What a top place to spend a holiday. The location is very picturesque. The apartment itself is very clean, spacious and comfortable. The kitchen is very well equipped and stocked with loads of condi… More
“The place you want to return” Very good location - just 5 minutes from beach and from town center. The best solution for two people - we stayed once and returned back 7 times already. Very friendly owners and warm comfortable apartment.
The Coach House is the sort of accommodation that you just want to return to again and again (as we have this was our 4th visit and booked again already for later in the year). The accommodation is cl… More
Thank you Janine for the great review. We are really lucky to have such lovely guests to stay. It is a pleasure to have you both and we look forward to seeing you both again in May, with our very best wishes Jayne
“lilac Cottage” Had a lovely stay here while exploring the cotswolds. The open fire was perfect after a long days walking and cottage had everything you would need plus more. Kitchen well equipped and comfy beds. Lovely views of the hills from the bedr
I stayed here with my husband & 11 month old baby for 3 nights & it was great. The owner was v helpful prior to our stay & let us check-in early & leave late which was much appreciated.
The cottage… More
We very much appreciate your positive feedback on Lilac Cottage - we do try to "go the extra mile" to make our guests welcome and give them a comfortable, enjoyable stay.
We look forward to seeing you again.
“Lovely little cottage” Home from home. Quiet. Tranquil.
Very clean & comfortable. Would recommend it to all my friends.
The hosts did not pester. Was lovely to meet the lady of the house & the bottle of wine a very nice gesture.
Quiet little pub
Stayed on a last minute spur of the moment and communication with the owners to arrange with limited time was effortless. On arrival there was a friendly greeting and quickly shown to and around the c… More
“Only one word...fantastic” The apartment is really superb. Located only 0.5 mile outside Newcastle on the Dundrum side, it overlooks Royal County Down Golf course. There is ample parking outside.
The apartment itself has a great lounge/kitchen ar
“Fantastic accommodation- ideal for our young family”
Reviewed 6 Jun 2013
My husband, my two year old, four week old and I spent four lovely nights in this lovely apartment. We were extremely impressed at all the little touches such as the welcome pack on arrival( included … More
Reviewed 22 Apr 2013
I just spent a weekend at The Carriages with my husband and 3 young boys (aged 5,4 & 1). The apartment was perfect for our needs ... clean, spacious, beautifully decorated and had everything we requir… More
“Immaculate and luxurious”
Reviewed 7 Feb 2013
My son and I took a cold January weekend break to the lovely town of Newcastle. We got a warm and comfortable welcome at 7 The Carriages. The property is well planned and immaculate in every aspect, w… More
“Mrs” Lovely cottage comfortable king-size bed clean fresh bedlinen, only one seatee and a small chair which was OK for us as a couple but not for 4 adults,nice dinning table with 4 chairs, the ceiling is quite low again was fine for us but wouldn't be
Stayed with husband, one child and two dogs. Fab cottage, everything you needed in the cottage. Dogs loved it too as there was a garden. Great walks on the beach, Lovely pub in the village and cafe n… More
Reviewed 6 Aug 2016
Fantastic well equipped accommodation with great enclosed garden ideal for our spaniel
wifi for the teenagers and a lovely local pub for us
Location is fab just 10 minutes from the beautiful sandy… More
“A perfect break”
Reviewed 14 Sep 2013
If you want a quiet, dog friendly, holiday break away from the tat of Hemsby & Great Yarmouth then Winterton-on-Sea is the place for you. A lovely village with super beach, two shops and a real ale pu… More
“Perfect holiday” My 2 children 8 & 14 said it was the best holiday they had ever been on. The house was ideal, a real home from home. It was clean and provided us with everything we needed. The enclosed decking area at the back over looked the lake, a
“Truly wonderful apartment to stay in within walking distance of Oxford” Our recent stay in this lovely apartment was truly wonderful. The apartment is beautiful, well decorated and contains everything you would need. All is to the highest standard.
This is great apartment with everything you need.
I feel a car is needed to visit various places but use a bus for Oxford, which the bus stop onle a 10 min walk away. John and Amanda was very frien… More
So glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope you will return in the future.
Reviewed 5 Mar 2017
This is our second visit to this apartment, the owner Amanda is always so welcoming and always makes time to pop by and say hello to her guests. The apartment is fully equipped, kettle, fridge, microw… More
It was lovely to have you both return again to our apartments, thank you for your lovely review. We try hard to ensure all guests have an enjoyable comfortable stay with us.
Look forward to welcoming you back next year!
Kind regards Amanda
“Beautiful apartment but be aware of the location.”
Reviewed 24 Jul 2016
This apartment is lovely but the location is both good and bad. It is off the beaten path. No way to easily get to Oxford except by rental car, taxi or bus. Groceries? Do you want to carry them on th… More
I would like to thank Doreen for a lovely stay the cabin was absolutely immaculate and very friendly we stayed for 10 nights in this beautiful location looking out at the lock also very handy hotel/… More
Thank you for your lovely comments I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again next year.
“Great Christmas stay” We booked here as we've already stayed here previously and needed somewhere close by since we were spending Christmas with my partners parents. We are glad we did. It's a lovely little place with everything we needed and the owne
This was our 2nd trip to acorn lodge and thanks to Kim for making us feel so welcome. The lodge is perfect for us and our 2 boys. Thorpe le soaken is a gorgeous little village with everything you real… More
Reviewed 27 Sep 2016
WE were made to feel welcome. an enjoyable place to stay lovely village nearby and the sea not far in frinton… More
Thank you for your review and we look forward to seeing you in the future when coming to the area again
“We enjoyed it so much I have already paid my deposit for next year.” We had a good week and the flat was great. I enjoyed looking out of the window in the morning at the sea whilst drinking my coffee.
i stayed here with my family (wife and 2 daughters 6 and 9) and we had a fantastic time. We were very lucky to have the weather and this was a real bonus. Osbourne house is lovely and in the best posi… More