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.
Horse Mill Cottage is a warm and most comfortably furnished cottage, with thick stone walls and feature windows. It is a lovely quiet place for family and friends to enjoy a relaxing holiday and explore the local area.
Spacious kitchen/dining room and large sitting ro …see more
The cottage is located about 1.5 miles from the small village of Auchtermuchty and is accessed via a slightly bumpy road. Follow the owners guidelines about how to get there-not the Sat Nav as it took… More
“Best equipped cottage we have stayed in.”
Reviewed 1 Sep 2012
The degree of cleanliness and amount of equipment in the cottage was amazing.
The swimming pool, beautifully maintained, was a great asset.
The location is ideal for exploring the county of Fife.… More
An exciting new addition to our holiday accommodation portfolio. This new holiday rental house occupies an enviable position on the sea front in Cullen with direct access to miles of beautiful sandy beach at Cullen harbour and unspoiled views of the sea.This newly built …see more
Elie Cottage is a luxury seaside holiday cottage by the award-winning main Elie beach in the picturesque East Neuk of Fife. Elie is one of Scotland's most popular holiday destinations with a unique sunny microclimate, 5 amazing beaches and lots's to do. One of …see more
The generous accommodation includes: Large sitting room/dining room; open fire; fully fitted kitchen; 3 bedrooms; family bathroom; cloakroom; court yard garden; BBQ; Parking. WI FI IS AVAILABLE.
Thornton-Le-Dale sits within the North York Moors National Park and is the …see more
“Excellent cottage in a good location - very welcoming”
Reviewed 28 Sep 2012
There is no Wi fi available but there is in the pub a few doors away. The parking could be an issue as people park on the double yellow lines in front of the property. Other than these two things the … More
“Lovely comfortable cottage!”
Reviewed 4 Mar 2013
This cottage is in a wonderful location right in the middle of a very nice village with lots of little shops to explore and some nice walking from the door. Forge View is comfortable and clean and ha… More
Cobble House is situated in the centre of Padstow yards from the picturesque harbour and surrounded by the bustling shops and restaurants of this lovely seaside town. It is ideally located for a relaxed memorable holiday.Cobble House dates back to the 19th century. The …see more
Nice house, central for everything. Next door to rojanno's(which is is over-rated) and which can be a little noisy if you want an early night(not rowdy, just raised voices and chairs moving), but did … More
Luxury Cottages in Cromer, Norfolk - A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at The Brambles. Please note: A covered HOT TUB is included.Luxury self catering with exceptional style and quality, luxury, homely and sumptuous 5 star self catering accommodation, situated nea …see more
***Autumn Sale...Discounts for stays in October and November 2016. Contact the owner for special rates***
Set in the heart of this friendly seaside village, The Mules is an ideal location for strolling along the promenade, trying some traditional fish and chips or deli …see more
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Shave farm cottage has a large open plan living area and two large en suite bedrooms. A modern fully equipped kitchen complements the contemporary design of the new barn conversion. The cottage has its own large garden complete with trampoline and slide, and its very o …see more
Beautifully appointed and comfortable cottage, clean and smart. Excellent private garden with hot-tub enjoyed by all. Very friendly hosts - our daughter particularly enjoyed helping with the cows and… More
New Abbey village is a historic village, located within a conservation area, within a national and regional scenic area. The Village won, best small village in Scotland 2012. It is truly a fantastic place to stay.The cottage it's self is located in the heart of the …see more
“Lovely cottage and perfect quiet location - all we needed”
Reviewed 25 Feb 2015
The cottage is located metres away from the local pub which was great for us as it meant we could pop in and get to know some of the locals (all very friendly and welcoming, and eager to share knowled… More
Reviewed 15 Jul 2016
I spent 4 nights in Abbey Green in early July 2016 for a family holiday (with my wife and toddler). As most past reviews state it is a lovely touch to have a large home-made cake waiting on you, whic… More
“Beautiful Cottage in a lovely peaceful village”
Reviewed 4 Jul 2016
What a gem of a find. The cottage has everything you need and is in a lovely quiet position in the village. A lovely welcome with a very yummy homemade cake left for us as well as other basic suppli… More
Fisher is a beautiful large single bedroom 4 star chalet that can sleep up to 2 people. It is one of the most popular properties on the Portnellan Estate with breath taking views to the West. I often see people taking in the afternoon sunshine from their private patio.
Nearest beach 40 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Situated on a highly desirable leafy street just over half a mile from Stirling city centre is The Laurels. This self-catering apartment is located on the garden floor of a beautiful Victorian villa built in 1895. The apartment has very recently undergone a complete ext …see more
Hostess is very friendly and accommodating. A comfortable half mile walk to the Town Centre.
Lots of extra bits and pieces in the flat including for children.… More
“Beautiful modern appartment, clean, comfortable and well equiped.”
Reviewed 18 Nov 2012
"Just as it says on the tin"
My husband and I stayed at the apartment with our 2 teenage children. The appartment was immaculate and very well presented. Kitchen was well equiped, like a home fro… More
You will not be able to keep your eyes off the ever changing view from the cottage, trust us, we've tried! Our traditional cottage has been fully refurbished and recently extended to include a large sun lounge with wood burning stove to make the most of those stunning s …see more
Lovely, modern holiday apartment just by the sea, in the historic village of St Margarets Bay, Kent. DescriptionJust a 5-minute downhill walk from the beach, located at the foot of the white chalk cliffs of St Margaret's Bay, is Headland. Situated on the southeast …see more
We arrived in the evening after a long day of travelling along the coast. Michael and Maria, the owners welcomed us warmly and set everything up. We just fell in love with this place! A newly refurbis… More
We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you very much for your kind words
“Very nice base to explore the amazing scenery”
Reviewed 24 Jul 2013
Had a very pleasant stay here for the weekend. The famous white cliffs of Dover are just a short walk away and the views are breathtaking. Well worth a visit also to the lighthouse tea rooms for a bit… More
Thank you - glad you enjoyed the scenery and the views. The Lighthouse tearooms is a very nostalgic place indeed.
The house has a contemporary interior with many modern luxuries to provide a comfortable stay. Ideal for families , lots of walking, sailing, fishing and beaches for a great holiday. The property has four single beds and one double and sleeps 6.Amongst the famous seafoo …see more
Bumpkin Cottage was a cosy haven of luxury beds, fluffy towels, pretty flowers, chocolate biscuits, milk and wine in the fridge on arrival. It was clean and welcoming, with everything that you might … More
“Fabulous location, maximum comfort”
Reviewed 22 May 2014
We have nothing but praise for this holiday cottage. It slept 6 people in perfect comfort, and with a fully equipped kitchen and bathroom, and 2 toilets, it was a real home from home. We were so close… More
“A luxury hidden gem in a perfect, unspoilt part of the country.”
Reviewed 27 Sep 2012
After a really bad journey we opened the door and found wine in the fridge and biscuits on the table... it could not have been better!
We were looking for somewhere different to stay for a long wee… More
Purpose built accessible bungalow, fully equipped with ceiling hoist enabling transfer from profile bed to ensuite bathroom. Level access throughout, including wet rooms. Ramps to front and rear with extra wide doors. Spacious living and dining areas with wood burning …see more
The Beach House offers an ideal getaway - the covered glass fronted balcony offers a tranquil haven for a glass of champagne while watching the waves lap the shore. Full refurbishment during 2010, including new modern kitchen, bathroom and furnishings.A great location …see more
“Comfortable, well equipped apartment with fantastic views”
Reviewed 27 Oct 2013
We really enjoyed our stay at the beach house, it's seashore location makes it very easy to go to the beach which is ideal for young kids. The beach house is well equipped with everything that you nee… More
“Fabulous beach house, great location and beautiful home from home”
Reviewed 26 Sep 2012
We stayed here for a long weekend with two small children and loved it. The location was amazing - right on the beach which was great for watching the waves or going onto the beach. Very handy too fo… More
Reviewed 15 Jan 2012
Spent the weekend in this lovely apartment just a stone throw away from the beach. Very modern and clean and just what i needed to unwind with my daughter and sister. The beach views are stunning and … More
Coopers Cottages are a luxury new conversion of farm buildings and stables opening for their first season in May 2015. They are located in the lovely village of Bodiam situated at the top of a hill on a working farm with stunning views over our vineyards. The 4 cottag …see more
Child friendly ; Pet friendly; Private garden;
Sunrise Barn is a converted Milking shed situated in the stunning village of Romaldkirk surrounded by the fabulous views of the Teesdale countryside. It has been finished to a very high standard, is child and dog friendly, and 2 minutes walk from 2 pubs. Perfect for b …see more
Child friendly ; Car essential; Pet friendly;
The Old Kirk is very large with lots of interesting different areas within a mezzanine open-plan structure, which gives guests a quiet, peaceful experience even with larger parties. The inside is tastefully, and modestly decorated to make the most of the orifinal church …see more
“Lovely spacious house in a fantastic location with great facilities for children”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2012
We had a lovely relaxing week in a great location. We rented the property as two families with four small children and a dog. There was plenty of space both inside and out for children to run around w… More
Dear guest, we are delighted that you and your friends enjoyed your stay at the Old Kirk. It is particularly suited to such 2 family holidays.
This fully equipped, semi-detached, foreshore cottage has unforgettably close sea views. All the main windows look across Sinclair Bay towards Orkney and the Pentland Skerries lighthouse and as the tide comes in across the sheltered bay, you could be watching a living o …see more
we stayed at the newly renovated sea shore cottage, the cottage was new and everything was immaculate there was also nice touches, toiletries, tea, coffee, sugar etc, towels in the bathroom and bedroo… More
Builders now finished (at last). Roof tiles etc now done (at last). Rubble removed (at last). Blinds due to be installed shortly.
Need accepted for an outside place to full appreciate the view. This is planned but will probably take until spring to achieve
Child friendly ; Car advised; Ask about pets;
Mr McGregor's offers delightful, romantic cottage style accommodation within the Beltrim Estate, just outside Omagh in Co Tyrone. Although secluded, the cottage is still close enough to the village of Gortin for essential supplies. Mr McGregor's is ideal for c …see more
“An olde worldewell-appointed cottage situated in peaceful, idyllac location”
Reviewed 28 Mar 2013
Mr McGregor's cottage was easily located and more-than-lived up to its advertised attributes. It provided perfect, Paradisic peace in a charming location yet was within walking distance of the local… More
A lovingly cared for Lodge set on a hill side with views of the Sutherland mountains and glen below. Close to Dornoch and its famous golf course, the Lodge has easy access to sandy beaches, fishing lochs, birdwatching and walking. Inverness and Loch Ness are within eas …see more
We had a fantastic stay in the Highland Glen Lodges! Upon arrival, we were greeted very warmly by Adrian and Trude. The lodge was clean, basics were stocked, and the view from the front room was spe… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review for your stay at our lodges. It is really nice to hear that you had such a good time and do hope you will be able to visit us again soon. Kind regards Adrian & Trude
“Great accommodation and location.”
Reviewed 15 Apr 2013
We stayed at Highland Glen Lodges for four nights over Easter school holidays. The lodge was very comfortable and had everything we could have needed. The views from the lodge are spectacular, with lo… More
Thank you so much for placing a review, we really appreciate the feedback from our guests and look forward to seeing you again soon.
Adrian & Trude
“Quaint wee Lodge, and What a View!!!”
Reviewed 7 Apr 2013
The lodges are very clean and are equipped with everything you will need from home. You won't need the TV as the panoramic view of the Rogart valley outside the French window is so beautiful and ther… More
Thank you so much for placing a review and we do agree the view from the lounge is spectacular. We really appreciate feedback from our guests and look forward to seeing you again soon.
Adrian & Trude
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
This traditional Lakeland farmhouse sits nestled on the southern slopes of Blencathra in a quiet rural setting just outside the village of Threlkeld. The location in the heart of the Lake District National Park is ideal for keen walkers and cyclists, though the property …see more
Really well kitted out, lovely house. The upstairs living room was especially great for the big group. Everything needed and stunning location - 360 degree views!… More
Reviewed 2 Nov 2013
Great property, really well appointed with plenty of space, fabulous location and stunning views.
Everything was to hand and the property has a warm and friendly feel.
Just terrific. Highly re… More
Thank you. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again.
“Perfect holiday home”
Reviewed 17 Aug 2015
We stayed at Ings in 2014 and loved it so much that we booked again for the same time this year. Our experience was just as good (see Aug 2014 review). An ideal location, with a 10-minute walk across … More
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
The cottage is a converted bake-house built over 300 years ago. It combines modern convenience with period charm. Located in the village of Haddenham in Buckinghamshire, it is 16 miles from Oxford and 50 minutes from London Marylebone. The cottage is within the village …see more
A cottage with the "little extras" from the welcome pack, including a bottle of local beer, to plenty of mugs for cups of tea for our guests. To the pictures, books and dvd's, ornaments and leggo (whi… More
Greenthorns is a delightful traditional detached cottage, nestled into a quiet corner of the Galloway countryside, which has been recently refurbished to provide comfortable accommodation with a large enclosed garden, patio & BBQ. Perfect for families and anyone see …see more
Nice property, well appointed and very well suited for a family stay - lots of space inside and out. Ideal base for exploring the local area which is beautiful. Booking process very straight forward… More
Park Villa nestles in a secluded valley with views across its meadows to the ancient bridge over a salmon river. It was built in the 1880's for the local headmaster and is now a cosy cottage with 4 double bedrooms, sleeping 8 people. 3 of the bedrooms can have ei …see more
Sheepwash Cottage is a very attractive cottage looking out across its own meadow to Carsington Village, an old leadmining village with lots of lovely cottages gathered around the Green, Hopton Hall just down the lane and the Miner's Arms, famed for its warm welcome …see more
We had a great time in this lovely cottage for a week at Christmas. The Cottage is well situated in the small village of Carsington and the local pub is a couple of hundred yards down the lane. We als… More
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
Not suitable for children; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
Situated in the village of Longborough in a convenient location between Stow on the Wold and Moreton in Marsh, the Annex is set in the grounds of our Rectory home on the edge of the village having two pubs, Longborough Village Shop & Cafe and Cotswold Food Store &am …see more
This lovely self-catering detached holiday home enjoys far reaching views over the Hampshire countryside and is situated on the outskirts of the pretty village of Clanville. Enjoy walks from the door, a glass of wine on the patio overlooking the fields, amazing sunsets …see more
The Cottage awarded 4 stars by Visit Wales is in beautiful peaceful surroundings and is well equipped for every need, with lounge, kitchen, bathroom with shower only, and bedroom with a new kingsize double bed which converts to twin beds if required. Use of the barbecue …see more
A warm but unobtrusive welcome from the owner next door. Despite bad
weather, we enjoyed our stay and found plenty to see in the surrounding area.The cottage had everything we needed and we especial… More
Reviewed 17 Aug 2011
Was greeted by Sue the owner who was most welcoming, she had made fresh welsh cakes for us.
Took our dog max who loved the garden and canal walk which was 2 minutes away.
Three miles from Abergavenn… More
“Beautiful Brecon Beacons Holiday Let”
Reviewed 10 Aug 2011
This beautiful, self contained cottage is in the heart of the Brecon Beacons, and a great base for some excellent walks. The owners live in the attached house so are close by if needed. The lovely gro… More
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
This detached barn conversion offers comfortable accommodation in an area ideal for walkers, cyclists and those who just want to take it easy. The cottage is furnished & decorated to a high standard & incorporates many original features including exposed beams & stone w …see more
What a gorgeous place. The cottage is full of character and equipped with everything you could need. Loved the views from the little balcony. A great base for exploring the area.… More
Reviewed 29 Jul 2013
I had a great week here and the sun just shone every day which was a bonus. This is a quirky, well presented, very well appointed cottage with friendly welcoming owners who have a good eye for quality… More
“A beautiful property in a lovely area with every convenience.”
Reviewed 2 May 2013
A very well modernised old building, tastelfully furnished with all the conveniences you need for a good holiday. The owner replied promptly to emails and we had a warm and helpful welcome.… More
Hafod Cae Maen is a luxurious Edwardian villa, offering breathtaking views over the Dwyryd Estuary to the mountains beyond. Situated high above the famous Portmeirion village on the edge of Snowdonia National Park, the villa has been lovingly restored and offers a truly …see more
Child friendly ; Car essential; Pet friendly;
Crossing the bridge over the tumbling Ettrick Water, you arrive at ‘Brigend’. This charming and cosy traditional stone cottage has been lovingly restored by its owners and offers an ideal holiday haven for a couple or a small family. Small but perfectly formed, Brig …see more
We stayed here October 2012 and had a very nice holiday. The cottage is just right for 2 and is equipped with all you could want for a self catering break.
The cottage is well maintained and very eco… More
“Perfect!! Cosy, homely cottage”
Reviewed 11 Oct 2012
Just back from a brilliant stay in Brigend cottage. We had 4 nights in the cottage and can't rate it highly enough. You can tell as soon as you walk in that the owners really care about what they do a… More
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Moughton Cottage is a beautiful, grade II listed, stone property in the peaceful village of Austwick in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It sleeps up to 5 people in 3 bedrooms. Furnished in country chic style, the cottage is light, spacious and airy. Upstairs there …see more
“The perfect luxurious antidote to a life spent chasing deadlines at work.”
Reviewed 9 Apr 2013
Perfect time, perfect place. I went to Moughton Cottage on the back of a frantic week at work. My wife Chris had arranged things (no change there) and given that I'm not one for slumming it I must adm… More
2 Farmside Cottage is a cosy restored cottage over 200 years old. The cottage is on a quiet lane and has parking for 2 cars. It has a sitting room with log burner, open plan kitchen into the conservatory which looks out on to the court yard garden with an abundance of …see more
A cosy, quaint cottage well equipped for home living including deck chairs, buckets and spades for the beach etc. The beach is a short and easy walking away as is a great ice-cream parlour, whic… More
“Characterful cottage in a fantastic location”
Reviewed 14 Aug 2011
This is a great cottage for a family holiday, with loads of lovely personal touches, including toddler plates, bowls and cutlery laid out for us on arrival, childrens' bedlinen, games, beach equipment… More
“go see for yourself the cottage is a dream a wonderful place to say x”
Reviewed 12 Jul 2011
We had a wonderful holiday in sea palling a lovely chilled out place
and 2 Farmside Cottage is all you could wish for and more in a cottage holiday
the beach is gorgeous where you can walk for mile… More
Delightful Welsh cottage perched on the edge of the Cych Valley. With a bubbling stream and surrounded by woodland, the house offers visitors a relaxing base. Just three miles from the stunning Cenarth Falls and five miles from the market towns of Newcastle Emlyn and Ca …see more
Nearest beach 50 km; Suitable for children age 5+; Car essential;
This lovely detached cottage sits within the quiet surroundings of Hemswell Village, near the Maypole and close to the Church. A very smart interior with wooden floors, beautiful furnishings with a french feel, the Forge offers a splendid home for your holiday and is su …see 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
Here we have two four star holiday cottages (Ivy & Oak) with countryside views,outside flat lawned garden with picnic benches and situated close to the Gower peninsular. A cycle track and bridle path passes through the village of Dunvant which leads directly to the wond …see more
Ivy cottage was really clean, super comfy beds, a real home from home. There is everything you need, even a bottle of wine in the fridge! Ruth, the owner, is quite possibly the friendliest person in W… More
Thank you for reviewing our cottage. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope you will return to Gower again.Regards Ruth and Ian.