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.
“Old grannery” We have just spent another amazing weekend here and it was just as good as first time the barn is so well equipped for all your needs and scenery is amazing will certainly be going back in the future
Such a lovely retreat. Even though it is quite remote it is not a problem if you have a car.
Everything is done to a high standard.… More
Thank you for positive review. We are please you had a good stay.
“Lots of light and space inside, surrounded by peace and countryside beyond.”
Reviewed 19 Aug 2014
Celebrated our Ruby Wedding week here with 7 adults, a teenager, a 2 year-old and 3 dogs. Loads of space to gather in - or disperse to. Full-length windows fold to give level access to patio and lawn,… More
Reviewed 24 Oct 2012
Absolutely beautiful property which boasts stunning views. Plenty of parking and enough space inside for 10 people to be comfortable. This house was clean beyond clean and very well equipped! If charm… More
Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay
“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
Ceri provided a lovely welcome pack, was extremely helpful but left us to enjoy the beautiful accommodation and location. The beds are so comfortable and comments in the visitors' book reflect everyt… More
“Quiet and comfortable”
Reviewed 19 Mar 2015
Situated in a peaceful rural setting, clean, comfortable and well equipped with a few essential provisions thoughtfully supplied by our hosts. Would definitely like to stay here again.… More
Reviewed 4 Mar 2015
Beautiful cottage, lovely owners. Quick responses from the start, lovely place to stay, clean, child friendly, standard of the cottage in my opinion is very high. Would love to have stayed for longer … 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
We really enjoyed our stay at Homefield Barn, well equipt and nicely furnished, quiet and peaceful we were lucky the weather was beautiful. A weekend break wasn't long enough so we will be back for an… More
Reviewed 5 Nov 2012
Me and my other half stayed here for a long weekend, and it was perfect! The place was lovely, it had everything you needed, a very well equipped kitchen, the shower was great the views and walks arou… More
Reviewed 13 Oct 2012
Beautifully converted barn. Very clean and comfortable and in a quiet location. Ideal base for visiting the Nolfolk coast, the Broads and Norwich. Would certainly like to return sometime soon.… More
“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
“Tranquility and beauty in an irish, rolling landscape” The Orchard Cottage is a beautifully restored house in the middle of the irish countryside, not far from the small town of Rosslea and well placesd for day trips in and around the surrounding coun
The cottage was lovely and the homebaked cake and freshly laid eggs were much appreciated. Well heated, beautiful hand built and painted kitchen and a spacious bathroom. Very nicely decorated. Idea… More
“Aptly named and tremendous setting”
Reviewed 14 Jul 2014
I booked this delightfully restored cottage with my Mum and sister. it was a wonderful stay. Hosts were friendly and above the call of duty helpful and supportive. It was an honour to have stayed in t… More
“Hidden Gem. Well worth finding.”
Reviewed 28 Jun 2014
We stayed at Hidden Gem Cottage for a full week to play golf and sight see Ireland.
The cottage was outstanding and Eileen & Seamus were seriously great hosts.
Very friendly and very funny. Even got… 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
“Rose Barn” The barn was amazing , high quality and peaceful .A perfect place to stay to take in the gorgeous dorset countryside and jurassic coastline .
The bottle of wine on arrival was a lovely touch and a few provisions such as tea and coffee were
We highly recommend the Rose Barn: it's beautifully decorated and well appointed. The hosts are friendly and helpful. The location is convenient to the Dorset coast as well as the beautiful country… More
Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay.
Reviewed 6 Dec 2016
Stayed for 3 nights .Beautiful accommodation and so relaxing. Log fire and cottage furnished to a high standard. Bottle of wine awaiting and lovely xmas tree. Cottage so warm on arrival as weather wa… More
“Lovely friendly welcome to a a nice cottage with comfortable well proportioned furniture .” We have visited winster on many occasions over the years.This was the first stay at the old barn, and how lovely it was.A very warm welcome by the owner Sharo
Booked a Sunday to Sunday stay, arrived to find lights and fire on which made the cottage look cosy and welcoming. As well as this we walked into the lounge to find a welcome tray of coffee, tea, a bo… More
Reviewed 31 Mar 2012
absolutly fantastic, it was so clean, very friendly, her cookies fantastic.....what more can i say.......thank you for a great stay.....… More
“A really comfortable stay with village and countryside on the doorstep”
Reviewed 24 Nov 2011
This tastefully furnished and very well eqiupped cottage had everything we needed for a great stay. The living/dining room is larger and more comfortable than the photos convey. There are plenty of wa… More
“Superb accommodation in a lovely setting” We spent a month here while house hunting. It was a perfect location being tucked away down a lane but within easy striking distance of Chichester and it's environs.
The accommodation was very comfortable and
Spacious, clean and full of character, this conversion was ideal for four adults and two young children, with excellent cooking facilities and a comfortable area for relaxing in. Could not have suited… More
“Cosy, quiet, super location” Barn owl barn is the best place we have stayed. It was clean, cosy and had everything we could want for our stay. The location was brilliant for exploring this Cornish coast, convenient yet still peaceful. We will be retur
A charming, delightful cottage to stay in while you enjoy beautiful Cornwall. Set in a beautiful country side location not far from Polzeath and Port Isaac. Tastefully decorated, well equipped kitch… More
Thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back next year.
“Mr” Absolutely devine location and cottage. Traditional with touches of comtempory, which sums up Padstow as well really. If you are a fan of Padtow as we are and also partial to walking, then you will be in heaven. Cannot recommend highly enough!
“Beautiful modern property in a peaceful location”
Reviewed 22 Jun 2015
We booked this property for week in June to celebrate my Dad's 50th Birthday. The property was stunning and certainly the best that we've stayed in. It was very clean with modern appliances throughout… More
we're glad you had such a good time. You even got some good weather! We hope you'll come back to Tredougann for another Cornwall holiday soon. Regards Mike & Kirsty
“Perfect Christmas get together for 4 generations of a large family” Just returned from a fabulous Christmas break with a family of 14 ranging in age from 3 to 90 and would love to return next year.
Communal room was perfect for dining together and si
“Lovely holiday cottages in a stunning,peaceful location.”
Reviewed 4 May 2013
I was looking for accommodation for my husband and I and a group of friends. There were eleven of us in all. Once I had found Cilwych Farm Cottages web site I knew I didn't need to look any further. T… More
“Beautiful cottages in stunning location”
Reviewed 24 Apr 2013
My brothers and sisters all came along with their own families to celebrate our mother's 60th birthday to at Cilwych Farm Cottages... and it was fab! Each families had it own cottage and the communal … More
“A great place to stay, brilliant”
Reviewed 2 Mar 2013
We stayed as a group of 13 ladies for my sisters Hen Do. Each cottage was extremely spacious, and the recreation room was great to get together and eat cake. The landlady was extremely accommodating,… More
Wow, if you want peace and quiet this is the perfect place to stay. IT IS REMOTE though, so if you are not keen on being away from it all .....and I mean ALL, then this isn't for you.
That said it's… More
Thanks for the review Gill. We will take note of the feedback.
“PERFECT” The barn conversion was better than the advertised photos. Amazing views, perfectly decorated, so clean and with everything you could possibly need. Home from home.
The hospitality was friendly, genuine and generous.
The children loved th
“Great little retreat for a cosy weekend away!” Lovely little place in a great part of the word, at a great price too. Accommodation was great, and Gill the owner very friendly and helpful. Can't fault it - just be aware that the internal stairs are qu
When we arrived we were welcomed by both the owners and inside the let was spotless, with a freshly baked cake waiting for us which was lovely after the long drive.
The barn itself is decorated to … More
“A perfect dog friendly house for two”
Reviewed 9 Jun 2014
We stayed at the Cider Barn the first week in June and found it was everything we had been hoping for. Gill and Simon (owners) were there to meet us upon arrival and showed us around. The cider barn i… More
“Lovely accommodation in a beautiful area of the country.”
Reviewed 3 Aug 2015
We have just returned from holidaying at the Cider Barn, we stayed for 4 nights Monday to Friday.
Communication with the owner prior to the trip was excellent and as we were travelling with an 8 mo… More
“Beautiful place to stay” Visited for a short break prior to a family wedding in Newry. The weather was cold when we arrived but Gracey's Barn was very warm and exceedingly comfortable. Geraldine was also very helpful.
“Quiet and peaceful” A lovely cottage that met all expectations. It was well presented and maintained. The cottage was well situated for Canterbury and the Kent coast. There were several very nice local pubs if you fancy eating out.
We visited in Nove
“Clean, modern barn conversion in idyllic surroundings”
Reviewed 2 Nov 2013
We would thoroughly recommend this barn conversion. It combines character and an idyllic location with all mod cons - including wifi which is something of a necessity for my tech-mad family (though p… More
“Excellent facilities for a relaxing family break with lots to do nearby”
Reviewed 15 Apr 2013
Just spent a very relaxing week at the Granary which is a lovely clean holiday cottage with excellent facilities in the quiet village of Wingham. Lots to do in Canterbury with the cathedral and museu… More
“Great location and charming host”
Reviewed 16 Nov 2016
We arrived late at our location late at night on a very wet evening, and were met by the owner James who was very friendly and showed us around his lovely property. He was very interested in our visit… 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