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.
“Lovely Cottage, ideal location.” We stayed for 3 nights with our dog , the location was ideal for exploring, cottage was very clean and comfy and having the Forest at the bottom of the garden was amazing.
We stayed at The Byre this weekend (7th-10th June) and me and my partner loved everything about it. The cottage itself its very well furnished with good taste very homely. The area around The Byre is … More
Reviewed 1 Apr 2017
The Byre is a beautifully renovated barn/Byre, it has everything you could wish for. It is very well equipped and nothing has been scrimped on, from the log burner to the beautiful fluffy towels and … More
“Short Family Break”
Reviewed 30 Nov 2016
Family members had stayed there recently. Fine for walking along the canal with and without the dog. Easy access to Exmoor but needed the 4x4 for some of the flooded roads that week. Furniture and fit… More
The cottage was beautiful and had everything we needed t enjoy our stay. The facilities were great and in peaceful surroundings that were still close the amenities of Whitby. Our grandsonenjoyed the f… More
“Fantastic” Just arrived home after spending a weekend at tweed rig for my wife's 40th there was 16 off us in the house there is plenty off space and everything you need is in the house and the view is stunning from the balcony already looking into boo
Tweed Rig is an extremely well-equipped house. We were not short of anything. The house is comfortable, spacious and very pleasantly decorated. On arrival we found our accommodation to be clean and ti… More
We booked this caravan as we wanted to take our two dogs away with us, I have always feared taking my dogs away to a rented caravan for fear of it being a doggy smelling van, I now know this not to be… More
Reviewed 29 Jul 2013
Great caravan great weather excellent food from on site diner good value supermarkets. would recommend to anyone with pets and children… More
I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon
“Fantastic break away”
Reviewed 1 Jul 2013
We stayed for 2 nights here with our 2 year old daughter and 2 dogs. Caravan is lovely and clean and looks brand new. I've not stayed in a caravan before and was very impressed just like a home from h… More
I am so pleased you had a nice time and look forward to seeing you again soon. :-)
“Great breakfast deck!” Facing northeast gives the breakfast deck wonderful sunshine in the mornings! It was convenient to the castle wall walks. The kitchen, living and bedroom spaces were roomy, but the bathroom was on the small side. Parking was tri
“Beautiful Cottage with Everything Included to Completely Enjoy Our Time in North Wales”
Reviewed 12 Jun 2015
We spent part of our honeymoon at the Castleview Cottage and in North Wales. Everything was great - the cottage was beautiful and included everything we needed to completely enjoy our stay and North W… More
How lovely it was to welcome you to Castleview Cottage for your Honeymoon and congratulations to you both. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back one day in the future. Thank you once again.
“Fantastic large family holiday house” Perfect place for family get togethers - lots of space , big lounge area for gathering in the evening . Large bedrooms, comfortable beds and lots bathrooms/showers. Very well equipped accommodation in a perfect
It had everything you could ask for and at one point there was over 20 of us at a lunch time.
We all enjoyed the warm floors which made it very cosy as it was freezing outside.
Nothing was too much … More
So glad you enjoyed the weekend. (Everyone loves the underfloor heating!)
“A truly excellent cottage accommodation set in wonderful surroundings” A fantastic base for all that there is so see in and around the Highlands. The cottage is equipped to a high standard. The minute you walk through the door you have that lovely hom
“Fantastic home away from home at Coille Diobhain”
Reviewed 4 Oct 2013
Five adult ladies stayed at Coille Diobhain and loved every minute. The cottage itself has every amenity that one could want, it was a home away from home. We used it as a base and toured Fort Willi… More
“if you are thinking about booking this cottage - just do it!”
Reviewed 16 Aug 2013
I spent a lot of time researching the internet to find a holiday cottage for 2 weeks near Fort William. My choice of Coille Diobhain was a fantastic location to spend our holiday. The cottage is set… More
“Your own magical place in the Highlands”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2013
From the moment you reach the gate to the property you know that you are somewhere special. Driving up the windy track through your own wood is fantastic with the children looking for glimpses of the … More
“Lovely apartment in idyllic position” Abbotsleigh is a comfortable stylish well equipped apartment with views of lovely wooded hills. We were looked after very well by the friendly and helpful owners. Area beautiful with lots of walks and excellent
If you're going to visit Bath this is the place to stay for peace and quiet,a beautiful village with locals who care.Our host were helpful with anything we need but left us quietly to ourselves.The co… More
“A great place to stay”
Reviewed 9 May 2014
A very pretty cottage with wonderful views.Comfortable and well equipped,a great place to come back to after a day out.We will definitely visit again.… More
“Perfect Hidden Gem”
Reviewed 17 Feb 2014
After an eventful drive down (winter storms) we arrived to meet Philip who quickly showed us around before leaving us to explore. Having read previous reviews prior to booking I had a clue what we may… More
“Lovely conversion set in perfect location for visiting area” We stayed here 2nd week in July with our 4year old son. It was a perfect setting for us for break away. Accommodation is truly 1st class with 2 ensuite twins and a master with ensuite with v
“Superbly relaxing” We stayed in Cuckoo's Nest in Mid November. The cottage is a really lovely estate with a spa and tennis courts on site. The house is beautifully located on the lake with a stunning view. Our party included 6 adults and one small
We enjoyed a fabulous mid-week break at Cuckoos Nest with our 6 month old. The house is in a lovely position overlooking the lake and a very close walk to both the spa and the shop.
The house is v… More
“Lovely house, beautiful setting, good fishing and relaxing spa”
Reviewed 17 Jul 2012
We stayed here with 4 adult children, partners and 2 young grandchildren. The boys all enjoyed fishing from the back of the house, and I can recommend the artspa - we tried a variety of treatments an… More
“Lovely house, great location, wonderful spa”
Reviewed 21 Jun 2012
We stayed at Cuckoos Nest with friends and young children. It is a super house, beautifully equipped and a great wood burning stove - great to return to a roaring log fire after a crisp winter's walk … More
“Fantastic!” We really loved staying here. The cottage is beautiful and rustic, with everything you could need for a comfortable, cosy, hassle free stay. Kitchen is well equipped, lovely bathroom, gorgeous comfy enormous bed, woodburner in the living r
“Picture perfect weekend away” We had a wonderful stay at Yew Tree Farmhouse, made even better by a good spell of weather, although it's the kind of house which you would happily lock yourself away in and stay by the fire.
We were all lost for words
A very comfortable house to stay in. It is well furnished without being fussy, and there is plenty of room for a large group of friends and their dogs. Once the fires are lit, it feels very homely and… More
“Wonderful house, plenty of space, perfect location for long walks”
Reviewed 5 Dec 2012
We booked this weekend for a birthday celebration on the first weekend in December, and the house was perfect for our four families (14 in total plus a labrador). The 6 teenagers had the top floor, wi… More
“Perfect location, atmosphere & farmhouse!”
Reviewed 1 Nov 2012
I booked Yew Tree farmhouse for my sister's hen weekend and there were 16 of us altogether. We spent a lot of time at the house with the log fires going in each room, and there was always enough room … More
“Beautiful Lodge” The Lodge was exactly as the pictures showed,it was lovely having a personal welcome by Brian...everything was very clean and well presented and all you needed to feel at home.
Will definatly be back .
My husband and myself spent 3 nights at Brian& Debbie lodge.We couldn't ask for any more.Brian met us when we arrived and showed us around the lodge and how things worked etc.It was perfect and spotle… More
Thanks for taking the time to review the lodge glad you enjoyed your stay at the lodge hopefully next time you can spend a little longer for your stay.
“excellent accommadation and site position for lacal area.”
Reviewed 27 Aug 2016
the local of this accommadation perfect for visiting around central and north east scotland which has beautiful countryside… More
Thanks for taking the time and leaving the review. The flowers and the card was a lovely touch, especially as they were presented by the girls.
Thanks and hope to see you again
“Excellent Stay, Great Welcome”
Reviewed 18 Apr 2017
The Debran Lodge is a beautiful, well equipped lodge in a very well maintained park. We received a great welcome from Brian who filled us in on all the amenities of the lodge and left us a lovely bott… More
“Beautiful property. Perfect for our large family holiday” What a beautiful property.
From the large inglenook fireplace in the old rectory to the true quirkiness of the sunny retreat. We all loved it here. It had everything we needed to make our lar
“I love this place” the weather was not as kind to us this time but that does not stop us enjoying the peace and tranquility. The house as always has everything we need and the woodburner in the lounge gives a wonderful sense of well being at the end o
This cottage has been renovated by the owners to a very high standard and is very well equipped with good quality furnishings. It has everything you could possibly need.
I would highly recommend it a… More
Reviewed 10 Mar 2015
Excellent quality accommodation. Beautiful beach. Great walks in the dunes and lovely village. A truely relaxing, get away vacation! … More
Reviewed 6 May 2014
The cottage was excellent in every respect and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The property is very well appointed and has been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard, our 3yr old loved th… More
We stayed for a long weekend in March, managing to catch the gorgeous weather after the heavy snowfall! Our stay was absolutely brilliant. The quiet was just what we needed and the scenery was outstan… More
“Stunning views, peace, tranquillity and comfort”
Reviewed 15 Apr 2013
A very warm welcome with home-made bread and jam waiting for us was such a good way to start our stay at this lovely and comfortable house, where even the beds, linen and towels were the sort you woul… More
“total relaxation avoiding all of such "city" disturbance”
Reviewed 15 Feb 2012
great place to stay to get away from it all! very comfortable, and has all facilities need to make stay pleasant. Would definately stay again.… More
“Well equipped homely cottage” Snowden Cottage is a lovely 3 bed cottage with parking for three cars up the hill above Llanberis high street. The owners have thought of everything to make your stay a comfortable one, from a very well equipped kitchen t
We came for the marathon and to do some walking and cycling.
Things we loved; There was plenty of room, everything was clean, you could control the hot water and the heating, so have it just like … More
Looking forward to seeing you all again in October - Thank you for staying
“Great for a relaxing few days away!”
Reviewed 11 Oct 2014
Good location right at the bottom of Snowdon, near the railway, Llanberis waterfall and lake. Breathtaking views. The cottage is lovely, clean and comfortable, a real home from home. The hot tub was a… More
“Lovely cottage, great location”
Reviewed 15 Apr 2014
Had a lovely stay at Snowdon Cottage at the beginning of April. It was in a perfect location in Llanberis for the pub or shops and great to climb Snowdon without having to worry about parking your car… More
“Attractive,tasteful,spacious apartment in quiet village of Wath” The apartment is part of an old building.The rooms are large and comfortable with plenty of space.The heating was good and we were very cosy.The owner is obviously artistic as the décor
“Lovely cottage” Stayed here over Christmas week and it is a absolutely beautiful cottage. The reason why it hasn't got 5 stars is because cooking xmas dinner for 6, we struggled with baking trays and had to buy more. Also the garden wasn't totally sec
“Exford's little Gemma” The Olde Forge had everything we needed . It is immaculately clean , tastefully decorated and very well equipped . It's position right in the middle of the village overlooking the green means that it is close to to the village
Excellent place to visit and see Exmoor. Do nor forget to "climb" Dunkery Beacon, see deers, drive in narrow streets (with EU car) and finally have excellent beer in White Horse restaurant.… More
“Very enjoyable and comfortable stay.”
Reviewed 12 Jun 2014
We really enjoyed our stay at The Old Forge. It is a charming house in the heart of the lovely Exford village.
The house is well-kept and we instantly felt comfortable and settled.
The semi-circ… More
“Excellent accommodation in great village location”
Reviewed 17 Sep 2013
The cottage was spotlessly clean, spacious, well furnished and well equipped.We enjoyed being at the centre of a busy, well - kept village with availability of good walks but with excellent road acce… More
“Happy week away in nice accommodation” My family and I rented all 3 cottages and were pleased with what we got. They are well presented/maintained and have all basic cooking requirements, although you may want to bring extra (i.e. sharp knives). Our c
“An Amazing Place - return visit booked” I booked the stay for my wifes 40th birthday, firstly as a country get away and secondly because of the size of the property we could bring plenty of family and friends. I was looking forward to the break so muc
Beautiful property, stunning countryside/estate. Groundsman was incredibly friendly and gave us a tour of the estate on the back of his 'truck'. Will be coming back again for sure!… More
Reviewed 21 Jul 2012
We were able to have our whole family together, ranging in ages from 3 months to 78 years old, plus 1 dog & there was something for all of us. Amazingly comfortable accomodation, glorious scenery & lo… More
“Wonderful base to enjoy South Devon”
Reviewed 20 Jan 2012
We had a great time and were happy to let the kids go off by themselves to explore and cycle in safe, interesting surroundings. I even managed to catch a small Salmon (which I returned) and a Sea Trou… More
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Callander
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Beach / lakeside relaxation
“Modern, clean and comfortable, well equipped and convenient.” We enjoyed our stay in calasraid, conveniently placed near the cycle and pedestrian path giving access to lovely walks. Very well and comfortably furnished and equipped with a generous amou
Our party was a mixture of adults and kids and, from the moment we arrived, Calasraid felt like home.
It never felt like a rented place...lots of nice touches: a bottle of wine in the fridge, milk an… More
Many thanks for your kind review. I am so glad you enjoyed the welcome pack and felt at home in Calasraid.
We would love to welcome you back sometime.
“I heart Callendar”
Reviewed 20 May 2014
Lovely house in a lovely location in the heart of Scotland. The house is fully equipped and there are nice little touches to make it feel like a home from home. It's in a quiet location to base your… More
I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and thank you for such a kind review. I love Callander too and it brings a smile to my face when others share my appreciation.
The walking in the area is plentiful so I am glad you managed to fit some in. I can promise there are plenty of other still out there to explore and it would be a pleasure to welcome you back.
Reviewed 4 Oct 2014
Unterkunft und Vermieter sind absolut zu empfehlen.
Das Haus ist genau so schön wie auf den Bildern und viele kleine Details - toll eingerichtete Küche, Nähzeug, Stromadapter, etc. machen den Aufe… More
I am so touched by your very kind words and there is no response which would do it justice. All I can say is thank you so much, you and your family were a pleasure to host. I am glad you had such a lovely stay. I really appreciated your sweet comments after your departure about how well Scotland dealt with the Ryder Cup. I have to agree that 2014 was a great year for Scotland and it really was 'Scotland at its best'.
We would love to welcome you back. Amanda
“As Good as It Gets” I had to quote J. L. Brooks for the title because the cottage is one of the best we ever visited. It provides a unique opportunity to experience the countryside with stunning views and many animals for your children to get in touch
What a lovely cottage! Very charming and modern interior...super clean and tidy with lots of little extras that you might need..Wifi, toys, books and DVDs for the little ones, wine and biscuits on arr… More
“More than a home-away-from-home”
Reviewed 2 Jul 2013
One of the best holiday homes we've been to. Everything clean, fresh and modern. Loved the open plan cooking/living area. Found the second lounge useful. Really grateful of the welcome pack. Everythin… More
“a delightful little cottage that provided an ideal base for our driving holiday in the lake district”
Reviewed 9 Jun 2013
Our group of three spent three nights at the Lavender Cottage while we drove extensively around the lakes. We were extremely comfortable and Nina was an exceptional host.
The cottage, though small, … More