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.
“Just Fantastic!!” What a weekend! I booked Heel Barn for my friends Hen and I couldn't be happier that i did.
Its a brilliant property and it was perfect for the weekend. Big open plan ground floor with a big dinning table, plenty of seating for a
The barn is just a great place for a large group to meet and enjoy. My party had flown from all over Europe to meet and we were so happy with the barn. It offered very comfortable accommodation, we li… More
“Perfect place for a weekend getaway”
Reviewed 7 Dec 2016
We stayed here as a mixed group of 12 last weekend for the second time (previously a couple of years ago for a hen do). It is comfortable, spacious and had everything you need.
We used the open fire… More
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
Very nice barn very well equipted. Hot tub & pool table added to the enjoyment.
large walk in fridge.
Quite isolated but ideal for getting away from it all for family break.… More
“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
The Owls Nest is a cosy well appointed apartment on a (quiet) working farm set in the middle of the Suffolk countryside. We took the bikes and cycled to one of the local pubs for a really good dinner,… More
“Excellent rural property”
Reviewed 9 May 2015
Great place for a couple to stay, quiet but within easy reach of the coast. Friendly owners and clean comfortable accomodation… More
“A great week's break”
Reviewed 25 Feb 2015
We had a lovely relaxing and restful time at Owl's nest, it was perfect for what we needed at that time. The accommodation was beautifully clean and spacious and in lovely surroundings. Thank you very… More
“A lovely relaxing break.” Swallows barn is a lovely cosy new barn conversion with everything you need for two people.Everything is fresh & clean.It is located on a working farm & near the airport,but we were not disturbed at all.We had a warm friendly
“Gorgeous Stay” We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Mullion Barn, the area is lovely and the stables have been done to a fantastic standard, with the high ceilings and decor making it feel very spacious. We couldn't have had a warmer welcome, and were ma
Welcoming hosts who are as flexible as possible and keen for you to enjoy your stay however short. The state of the poperty is as new. The location is very convenient and gives accesss to many attract… More
“Lovely relaxing break away”
Reviewed 4 Mar 2014
We loves staying in this fantastic barn conversion. Really lovely quiet location, but close enough to the centre of bury and surrounding areas. Accommodation is brilliant, didn't want to leave after t… More
Thank you so much for your kind words, and yes we would love to see you back again soon.
“Very Nice - I recommend this house”
Reviewed 20 Mar 2013
Very nice accommodation. The barn has been beautifully refurbished. It is very comfortable and cosy. It is very quiet with a little back garden that would be lovely in warmer weather. The owners a… More
“Great accomadation & location” Had a great time here. Owner very helpful & friendly. Central location is quiet, romantic, & ideal for all areas of Kent and many local walks can be had nearby. Local pub with excellent food and great staff just a 10 mi
The cottage if the perfect size for a small family or 2 couples. It has a lovely kitchen with all you need to cook with. It is in a fantastic location next to a restored windmill. Our daughter loved t… More
“I`ve booked again for 2012 as our third year running”
Reviewed 22 Oct 2011
The Barn is perfect for a couple,even with youngsters.
The location is fantastic with lovely wooded walks,plenty to visit within easy drives and a friendly local pub with good food.
The owner… More
“Quiet, peacful location”
Reviewed 16 Mar 2013
We spent a long weekend at the Holly Cottage barn and it served our purpose well as we were visiting family in Canterbury so using as a base rather than as a place to holiday. The location is peaceful… More
“Lovely family break” From first contact we received professional and friendly information from the owners including personal emails! On arrival we were greeted by Marion who was lovely and very informative. The cottage, views and facilities surpassed
“Peaceful” I visited with my partner and we more than enjoyed our stay. A relaxing break was what we needed and the cottage delivered that.
Situated in a very quiet and rural area. Ice cream farm a short walk away and shops not too far away. Good lo
“Birthday” We had a wonderful weekend stay at the Old Robin Hood with friends for a 40th Birthday. The cottage was fully equipped and the owner was very friendly and helpful.
We would highly recommend he cottage and would definitely use again for fu
“A 'must-see' house. Beautiful, comfortable and fully equipped. Brilliant.”
Reviewed 22 Feb 2012
Every single member of our group walked into the house and exclaimed 'wow'. It is restored and kitted out beautifully and the views from the living room are stunning. We are looking for excuses to ret… More
“Awesome house, incredible views, helpful and thoughtful owners”
Reviewed 6 Feb 2012
I had my hen weekend in the house and all of my girls loved it. It was snowing when we arrived and we were greeted with the most stunning views and a lovely warm and snugly house.
There was plenty … More
“Wonderful place for a family gathering”
Reviewed 2 Nov 2011
We ranged in age from 80s to 7, and it was the perfect place for all of us. Hot tub, table footie, pool and ping pong to keep us entertained at the cottage, and loads of great things to do within a tw… More
“Wonderful cottages, lovely setting, friendly owners” My family and I stayed here for a week in October 2012 and had a fantastic time. The cottages is as lovely as the pictures and the front room with its wooden beams and log fire was brilliant. We've
We have been coming to Helscott Farm for 7 years and have stayed in each of the 5 converted barns. As our family has grown over the years we need more space and Rose Barn is just perfect. Equipped wit… More
“Miss” Lovely place ,great facilities ,plenty of room , very remote, about 15 minute drive into Buxton. Owners very helpful with taxi numbers. Eating places etc. Would recommend this to you
this barn was perfect for a big group!!! It was kitted out with everything we needed and could enjoy all being together. It was so Christmassy it made the weekend even better!! Would recommend to anyo… More
“Unique and spacious”
Reviewed 15 Jan 2017
We've just had a fantastic time here- perfect for our large family group. We particularly enjoyed the big log burner and unique but powerful shower! The teenagers spent a lot of time in the games room… More
My husband and I spent a fabulous week at Acorn Barn along with our dog. We were all made to feel incredibly welcome and nothing was too much trouble for the owners John and Yvonne. The cottage was b… More
“Eceptional five star barn.” It was our first stay at the barn and we stayed for 7 nights. The owners were fantastic hosts, with a great welcome and milk and juice ready on arrival. The barn has a great layout with enough space for me, my husband and d
This was our second visit to this barn, third to the site. It is set in a peaceful spot very close to the wonderful widemouth bay beach and the friendly town of Bude. The barns are always very clean o… More
“Everything we wanted from our holiday and more.” Piers and Sue could not have been better hosts - they had thought of everything you might need and even provided a wonderful welcome pack. My husband and I loved the peace and tranquility of the place.
My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights with our 1 1/2 yr old in September. I'm slightly reluctant when writing this review because we liked this place so much and will definitely be back so I just hop… More
“Cotmore Farm will never disappoint, a fantastic place.”
Reviewed 10 Sep 2016
This was our second visit to Appletree Cottage and certainly will not be our last. My daughter and boyfriend thoroughly enjoyed their first stay, they enjoyed the well equipped cottage, location and … More
“Very high quality cottage in beautiful countryside”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2016
Spent a lovely week here in June 2016. The cottage is in excellent condition with high quality fittings and furniture, and is well equipped. It would have been even nicer if the weather had been bette… More
“Beautiful property and Location” This is a beautiful retreat. We thoroughly enjoyed staying here and will definitely be booking again. The large doors were great to open when the sun was shining! The only snag was that we did find them difficult to cl
Absolutely loved the place. We received a very warm welcome from Paul and shown around, not only our cottage but their lettings house next door as well - extremely impressive too. The cottage was imma… More
“Great Stay” What a great cottage very quite and peaceful every thing to hand and very clean and tidy, Its a great shame we only had a few days away as we would have loved to have stayed longer with our two dogs
“Absolutely wonderful cottage in beautiful location”
Reviewed 28 Sep 2012
We had a wonderful weeks holiday. The cottage is lovely. Furnished to a very high standard, clean and comfortable. Good location. Very quiet but a short drive to lots of lovely towns. Highly recommend… More
Many thanks for the positive coments, its always lovely to get good feedback. So pleased you had such a wonderful time. The peace and quiet of the cottage is something we always enjoy when we get the chance to visit ourselves, then once relaxed, can enjoy the rest of the area. thanks again and visit again soon.
“Wonderful, relaxing break in excellent accommodation & surroundings” Peaceful, beautiful surroundings and a cottage that is well-appointed and comfortable, perfect to come back to after a day out exploring the area. The owner is very friendly, helpfu
“Amazing Barn in just the a beautiful setting.” We booked this three bedroom Barn for three nights when we went to a Wedding. It worked out a lot cheaper than buying three rooms for three nights at the local hotel and was a great move. It is in a perfe
What a wonderful setting. Close enough to Abergavenny, yet far enough away from the town to really feel the benefits of quiet rural tranquility. Easy acres to the hills which afforded splendid views t… More
“Inside and out, and round about, the loveliest place imaginable to stay”
Reviewed 22 Mar 2013
I struggled to find anything negative to say about Porth-y-Parc, and gave it up as a bad job! The Old Barn is wonderfully decorated, furnished and equipped;such attention paid to every little detail, … More
“Clean and tidy cottage in the heart of a tiny peak district village” Owner very friendly and helpful, a clean and well equipped cottage in a quiet are with neighbouring houses but within walking distance from idyllic hills and valleys.
“The pottery shed what a Gem what a fantastic holiday”
Reviewed 23 Sep 2012
From the moment we arrived at the pottery shed Sara and Ian made us feel very welcome. The cake Sara made and the beautiful furnishings made us feel at home. The peace and quiet was most relaxing the … More
“Peaceful Holiday Location” We had a great four night break over the New Year in this lovely converted barn.
Piers was extremely helpful with any questions we had regarding the property and the local area - especially his recommendations for great res
We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Cotmore Farm. The barn itself was exceptional, and decorated with great attention to detail. We loved the artwork on the walls, the welcome basket of food and drink, … More
Reviewed 1 Nov 2011
Cotmore Farm is a great place to get away from it all. Top class accommodation, welcoming hosts and a lovely complimentary basket of goodies on arrival.
Everything you need to enjoy a home from home … More
“The perfect getaway”
Reviewed 25 Sep 2011
We had a lovely time at The Barn. The pictures do not do it justice. It is a great space with all could want and more. The kids loved the chickens and horses. The owners were very friendly, but do… More
“Luxury and relaxing in the country” This was our second visit to Maples Barn and we enjoyed it just like the first. We found some new additions to the property that just reaffirmed the owners attention to detail. A very high standard of accommodation
“Great barn, great location” Lovely accommodation with a real touch of luxury, warm and friendly welcome. Great base for walking and fantastic scenery. Dog friendly and excellent ground floor facilities which suited our needs. Would love to stay again
Second time we have stayed here.
Perfect location, and wonderful accommodation. Everything catered for, even down to the right amount of cutlery and dinnerware!
Patricia and her husband are very ple… More
“Fantastic accommodation, decorated to the highest spec.”
Reviewed 18 Sep 2014
My husband and I (and a group of friends) stayed in the Stables on 12 July 2014 for my husbands birthday. We found the accommodation to be impeccably clean, modern (to the very highest spec.), beau… More
“It would be difficult to find somewhere better,”
Reviewed 15 Jan 2013
We had a very warm welcome to a stunning barn conversion with all mod cons .Excellent accomodation with plenty of room for all, Surrounding countryside is beautiful with a variety of walks, one is on … More
“Fantastic home from home in a brilliant location”
Reviewed 4 Apr 2016
We enjoyed a very relaxing week, everything you need is there for your stay, a true home from home. When we arrived waiting for us was tea, coffee and a home baked cake, a lovely touch to help you se… More
“Spacious, comfortable and quiet.”
Reviewed 11 Apr 2016
Roe Barn is ideally situated for exploring the Dorset coast and countryside. Very peaceful with lovely views. Our grandchildren enjoyed the play area especially the trampoline and we all loved the wal… More
Reviewed 16 Jun 2015
Stayed for a week in Roe Barn with my wife, our 2 children aged 2 and 8 months and my parents. The barn is exceptionally well appointed with all the mod-cons you need to make it feel like home. We h… More
“Cosy, restful and peaceful” Study Barn Farm is a lovely converted barn in the centre of Bonsall Village. It is nicely decorated, very well equipped and easily accommodates 12 people. All in all a lovely cosy place with a lovely atmosphere, the big win
I'd echo a lot of the positive sentiment noted in the review of the 11th July 2016 apart from the fact that we didn't visit Matlock and had glorious weather and a good barbeque (sorry! :)). We had a g… More
“Great accommodation in a great location”
Reviewed 15 May 2013
A large group of friends, 12 of us, stayed in both of 'The Barns' across several nights and we found them to be fantastic and exactly what we needed.
The rooms were clean and tidy, the beds were co… More
“Great location for exploring Derbyshire Dales”
Reviewed 15 Mar 2013
5 of us stayed very comfortably in Church View holiday barn. The accommodation was homely, very well kept, spacious and light, well equipt, spotlessly clean with bedding and towels included, an ideal… More
“Excellent self catering accomodation can recommend” A short break in a very good barn conversion. Everything about the property was welcoming and the next door neighbour owner was a pleasure to meet.
Rooms spacious and spotless - the kitchen well app
“Amazing we all loved staying here and can't wait to go back”
Reviewed 2 Jun 2014
We loved staying at haycroft and Peter and Annette made us feel so welcome. We had traveled a long way so turning up at the Haycroft being so Clean, homely and spacious made us very happy. Everything… More
“Lovely Cootage, excellent Hosts” Despite poor weather we had a great few days here. Hidden Gem is first class with all amenities provided and most places of interest can be reached fairly easy by car.
Very warm welcome and great welcome pack. Rooms were very clean with a very quaint, old cottage feel with all the essential mod. cons. The location lives up to it's name - hidden gems cottages; it qui… More
“Wonderful peace and quiet”
Reviewed 27 May 2014
We stayed in Snowdrop for two child free nights. Was gorgeous accommodation and Eileen and Seamus were very friendly. The stove was lit for our arrival and we had been left milk, eggs and a lovely hom… More
“True to the name....a hidden gem!”
Reviewed 16 May 2014
Had such a lovely stay here. The cottage is so quaint and pretty with a beautiful surrounding landscape. Seamus and Eileen were so lovely and helpful with fresh baked gingerbread upon arrival. Lots to… More
“Great locaion” The barn is very spacious and has a good sized patio at the back with rotary washing line which is handy for drying your beach gear and also a good space for sitting out or to let the children play.You sometimes see the cows looking ove