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.
“The pottery shed what a Gem what a fantastic holiday” 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 t
Traditional granite Steading,Douglas fir exposed beams,stone build by hand with fabulos views overlooking Bennachie. An ideal place for a family get together, 5 bdrooms.. 2 en suite with a large family bathroom. Gym and Jacuzzi available on request. …see more
There are several pubs and eating places around a 3 mile radius and a rich variety of attractions within a 15 mile range including castles, historic houses ,gardens, steam railways, country parks, golf courses, historic towns, beaches and something to suit most people.S …see 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
“Great location, value for money recommended country break.” Stayed at meadow cottage during half term and what a lovely place to stay.
The cottage is a perfect getaway, great location, good base as really central for many attractions around staffo
A charming converted single storey stone barn for three with a double and single bedroom. The comfortable living area has two leather sofas, a wood burning stove and a fabulous high vaulted beamed ceiling. The country kitchen area is fully equipped and has a dining a …see more
“All the comforts of home in idyllic location!” Just returned from a week at the Barn and already missing the views! The sun is on the patio from breakfast until dinner with views over the neighbouring fields and far beyond. The kitchen was incredibly
What a beautiful cottage, Petrina & Steve are available if needed but none intrusive. Our party of six and two dogs had plenty of room. The cottage was fantastically clean and well equipped and I woul… More
“Great place to base your holiday to the Forset of Dean” A friend and I stayed at the house for are cycling trip to the forest of dean. The accommodation is modern and very clean. Separate entrance via a private courtyard nice, comfy beds and a nice lo
Had a lovely stay at Hopebrook, cottage was cosy and beds were comfy. The children loved the stay and didn't want to leave. Quite close to all the local attractions . Weather was good and we had a bb… More
So pleased to hear you all enjoyed yourselves and of course we'd love to see you all again!
“Excellent accommodation, hosts and surrounding countryside”
Reviewed 7 Jul 2013
Very comfortable cottage with everything you could wish for provided. Lovely secluded patio which was an ideal sun trap. The surrounding countryside is beautiful with lots of long and short walks th… More
Really pleased that you enjoyed your stay and had the time to explore the surrounding countryside! Look forward to seeing you again in the future!
“Great cosy getaway base to explore Forest of Dean and Wye Valley”
Reviewed 7 Jan 2013
We had such a lovely break, and we were very impressed at how welcoming the cottage felt. Had some great walks, and in the grey wintery weather, we couldn’t wait to come back and cosy down with a cu… More
Thank you for your lovely comments. We always strive to make people feel at home when they visit us. Hope to see you again soon!
“A secluded gem in the south hams - the perfect getaway” Just had a brilliant week at Little Fishes, Charlie, the owner and Chris, the site manager made us feel so welcome, the fire was lit to welcome us and we had a constant supply of wood for the wee
We had a great week at Little Fishes, the owner Charles, the site manager Chris and both their dogs Amy and Captain made us feel most welcome.
The cottage was lovely and very modern. But best of all… More
Gibraltar Farm Cottage is a lovely one bedroom stone mistel set in the Crimsworth Valley 2 miles above Hebden Bridge. The property itself has been tastefully furnished and provides for a cosy retreat after a day of adventure or relaxation in the local countryside and to …see more
This is a 2 bedroomed property with a king size bed and 2 twin beds. There is a dressing room with a sofa bed which would suit 1 adult or 2 children for occasional use. There is a cot provided if required.Coach House Barn has attracted visitors from all over the world w …see more
“Fabulous place to stay, fantastic hosts & magical location” Anne was brilliant - welcoming, helpful and friendly. The barn was immaculate when we arrived and had everything we needed. We stayed at the barn for a family holiday with children - there is
Just back home from a really lovely long weekend away at Mowhay Barn. The barn was beautifully presented and immaculately clean. The location was great for us to get to everywhere we needed.… More
Thank you for taking the time to review so promptly. Really pleased you all enjoyed your stay and looking forward to seeing you again soon.
Paul, Ann, Johnny & Ann
“Great place and hospitality”
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
A lovely spacious house all finished to perfection. Stayed as a group of friends. We especially loved the log burner. We had a very comfortable stay with everything we needed. Ann was a great host and… More
Thank you for your review of Mowhay barn. So pleased you all enjoyed your long weekend. Looking forward to seeing you all again some time soon.
Paul,Ann,Johnny & Ann
Romantic get away for couples, walk to coastal path , studio, parking, WIFI, storage for surf boards, bikes, yayak etc, outside seating, smart TV, towels and bedding provided, washing machine . Table tennis table available on request. Conveniently located for access t …see more
“Ticks all the boxes” We have been holidaying in cottages in the UK for about ten years and this is simply the best cottage we have ever stayed in. Elinor and Paul have always given us and our four-legged friends a very warm welcome since our first sta
Beautiful, superbly equipped barn set in the most idyllic location. Sitting out with my morning cup of tea hearing nothing but the occasional sheep is my idea of heaven!
Elinor and Paul were perfect… More
I'm so pleased, despite our variable weather, that you had a good week. Thank you for the sparkling review! All the best.
Reviewed 29 Aug 2016
Recently stayed at The Barn with my husband and very excitable dog. First impressions when you enter The Barn are excellent. The barn lived up to all the previous reviews I have read . Cannot recommen… More
It was lovely having you to stay, and I'm so pleased you chose us to celebrate your anniversary! We hope to see you again - even the excitable Ginny the dog! All the best.
“The best holiday let we ever had.”
Reviewed 30 Mar 2013
Friendly welcome, wine and a delicious cake left. You can order cakes, bread on a daily basis, the barn is very spacious and sparkling clean, beds very comfortable and beautiful and clean bedding. Und… More
Glad you had such a good stay - we're looking forward to seeing you again this October! All the best.
“Beautiful location, lovely cottages in a private area with communal facilities.” We have stayed in three out of the four cottages and all are unique. Something to suit everyone. There is a separate laundry room and games room, which are a short walk a
Clean, tidy, spacious and very comfortable. This was a second stay there and we will likely go back again. Conveniently located in lovely settings.… More
Thank you for your review and for being a returning guest, hope to see you soon!
“Great self catering location”
Reviewed 22 Feb 2015
We stayed at the barns as a base for a weeks meeting at our nearby HQ. Great spot with tidy accommodation with everything you would expect. The team enjoyed the log fire and the board games. Many than… More
Thank you, I'm glad you enjoyed the board games and the log fire in Holm Oak! Best wishes to you all
“This was a great holiday, in a luxurious cottage in a beautiful setting.”
Reviewed 28 Jun 2014
We had a great holiday. The cottage was very luxurious, and very well appointed, with every convenience. The kitchen was excellent, & television etc state of the art.The whole complex, set in a quadra… More
S/C gorgeous converted barn on working farm, sleeps 6, suits families, groups or couples. Cafe, farm shop and fishing reservoir onsite. Near glorious coast and Suffolk Constable country, many local attractions, good road and rail links to London, Ipswich and south east. …see more
Converted barn in Ringstead, an attractive village, situated two miles from Hunstanton and the North Norfolk coast, ideal for familiesand birdwatchers.Hunstanton, Heacham, Thornham, and Brancaster beaches are all are within easy reach. RSPB at Titchwell is nearby.Ringst …see more
“A quiet rural retreat” A great space for a family of 5. The kitchen was large with all you needed for catering. The living space comfortable and warm with room for the kids to spread out playing one of the many board games available. The bedrooms all
This cottage is fabulous! It's lovely and spacious with a really cosy feel through out the cottage. Its also very well equipped with everything you need for your stay. The owners are so nice they had… More
So glad you enjoyed your stay and thankyou for your lovely comments
These two apartments to be let as one or separately. As one they comprise four bedrooms which sleep six people, two bathrooms, two kitchens, two open plan lounge/dining areas, all in one building which would easily accommodate one family or two groups who wish to holid …see more
“Escape to the Country” My husband and I and another couple enjoyed three nights at this lovely barn .We had all had a busy few weeks prior to our visit and just wanted some where to relax and get away from it all.The barn was ideal and we especially e
“Great Relaxing Stay” Really enjoyed our stay at the Piggery. I was there with my wife and two teenage children and the thought the standard of all the rooms was first class. We loved visiting Marazion which is only 10 minutes away and Porthleven whg
A lovely comfortable cottage with everything you need. The driveway is a little bit tricky for a low ish car but when you get used to it, it's ok. Thank you for all the arrival gifts, bread,milk,eggs … More
“Lovely cottage with great views and modern amenities.” Our stay at spout barn last week was great. The house has got all the
modern amenities that one looks forward to these days. We found it
spacious and the views from the house was the best one
“Beautiful cottage with beautiful views.” The upside down cottage was more than comfortable for my family, home from home. Only a 5 min drive from the beach plus a large area on site for the children to run around on and play games. The owners were als
“A lovely relaxing place to stay, comfortable and great views”
Reviewed 21 Aug 2012
We loved our stay in The Granary, it was exactly as described. The accommodation is all you need in a holiday cottage, clean, comfortable and an ideal spot to relax in great surroundings. Enough space… More
“Excellent , beautiful and warm comfortable , loved it .” Claire is a lovely welcoming lady
The place is beautiful even in the depths of winter . I need to visit family in that area and will definitely be staying again , would also recommend it to ho
A beautiful barn conversion in stunning countryside with comfortable accommodation, this holiday will offer wonderful surroundings with the opportunity to be visit many beautiful local attractions and sample the local cuisine. …see more
“Simply Superb” We (my husband, myself, our two children aged 2 and 5 and our dog) had a great stay at Herring House with extended family staying in Marram House, next door. The property is nicely decorated and very spacious, with a large living room,
Herring House and Winterton never fail to disappoint - weather always seems to be good and accommodation is consistently good.
Walks to beach are lovely and seals never fail to appear most days in th… More
Reviewed 23 Oct 2016
It was lovely excellent accommodation very clean had everything we needed would definitely come back again.… More
“Fabulous Barn, fabulous location - would recommend to anyone”
Reviewed 23 Feb 2015
Herring house is fabulous, so clean and peaceful in a beautiful location. Everything needed was supplied. Richard was very helpful, would recommend to anyone.… More
Relax and unwind in Owl Barn - enjoy the idyllic surroundings and the local environment. The resident Barn Owl is often seen quartering the marsh. Owl Barn is exceptionally well equipped for all your holiday needs. …see more
“A fairytale cottage in the woods” We stayed at Souters for 10 days whilst visiting family in the area and thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful peaceful location, which is secluded and yet so close to Constable country and the Ipswich/Colchester area. The
Lovely small cottage in a quiet location. The whole experience was great from initial enquiry through to booking, directions and stay. Nice touch of providing fresh milk in the fridge and a chocolate … More
“A perfect neat cottage with beautiful surroundings”
Reviewed 15 Jul 2012
We absolutely enjoyed our stay in Souters. On arrival a tasteful lemoncake and fresh flowers welcomed us. Inside we had everything we needed, plus it all appeared to be new. Outside was so beautiful, … More
“Wonderful and tranquil stay”
Reviewed 26 Jun 2012
The cottage was lovely, homely and clean, it was surrounded by trees. It really was a beautiful area. The home-baked scones and home-made jam was an absolute treat. The whole stay was amazing from sta… More
“A lovely place, great location and helpful host” From the beginning of the booking Gill (the host) was incredibly helpful. On arrival the cake was a welcome surprise to us weary travellers. The two barns we rented (threshing barn and apple barn) were
Enjoyed the best weekend here! The house is gorgeous with a spacious lounge and kitchen with plenty of room for everyone. There was no need to go out as the hot tub, sauna and board games (Charades in… More
So happy you had a great stay, will make sure we keep adding to the board games collection!
“Excellent accomodation and a great setting for a relaxing weekend”
Reviewed 7 Feb 2016
A group of 8 stayed for the weekend at Little Upton Barn for a reunion. The facilities were fantastic and provided the perfect setting for a relaxing and enjoyable weekend. Gill was wonderful and help… More
Thank you Sohail, glad you enjoyed it and hope you will stay a little longer if you come again! Kind Regards Gill
“Brilliant group holiday venue”
Reviewed 2 Nov 2014
15 of us stayed at the threshing, apple and cider barns. Great accommodation with main barn having large lounge and kitchen that had room for all of us to eat and sit together. We are mixed group of f… More
Living room with beams. Dining room/Conservatory with tiled floor. Fully equipped kitchen with French doors, beams and tiled floor. Shower room with toilet to ground floor. First floor with two bedrooms. One king size bed with en-suite bathroom, and spacious twin room. …see more
Bucks Farm Cottages was set up to compliment the growing desire to get out & enjoy your surroundings! We have a huge barn to store all your kit/bikes/boards etc & 'workshop' facilities should you need to upgrade anything!! …see more
“Great, spacious, clean accomodation” The property is very spacious and well finished. It was good value to us. My 3 year old loved running laps around the lounge/dinner. It's stylish with very thick curtains, the storage heaters also keep it warm
Yes this is a very roomy property with large patio doors looking over the countryside of Cheshire. We really appreciated the king size bed and roominess of the bedroom. Downstairs we had a lovely wood… More
“Lovely barn conversion for a small family”
Reviewed 2 Jun 2014
We visit Tarvin often and usually stay with family. We hired this lovely barn conversion for a change. It has everything you need for a holiday. Our two children slept in the attic bedroom and we ha… More
“Great weekend in Chester - Great accomomdation!”
Reviewed 24 May 2014
Four of us and a baby had a lovely weekend here, it was very peaceful and had everything we needed. Very secure and plenty of parking space. We were lucky with the weather and were able to sit out o… More
“The cottage is very clean, warm and comfortable, with excellent facilities.” This is our third winter visit here with our daughter, who is at Exeter University.
Newcourt Barn is excellent accommodation, in a pleasant village. Great location for walki
“Comfortable and well equipped accommodation in a lovely village.”
Reviewed 16 Jan 2014
We visited Newcourt barn with our young daughter (in travel cot provided), grandparents and our dog in early January. We were greeted by the owners on arrival who showed us around and then left us to… More
“Lovely holiday cottage” A very comfortable and well equipped cottage. Underfloor heating througout the ground floor was very much appreciated and the log burner when needed lit very easily and quickly. Plenty of logs supplied. Complimentary sherry &
The perfect location from which to explore the local towns and villages either by car or on foot. Multiple walks criss crossing the beautiful cotswold and Vale of Evesham countryside. Located on the Blossom trail which is a must see in the spring.Perfect location from w …see more
“Beautiful cottage. Just perfect.” A stunning cottage decorated in tasteful, beautful decor. The building itself and surroundings are just stunning. There was a pint of milk and bottle of wine waiting for us upon our arrival. The cottage has absolutly
“Amazing, child friendly, farm location with great accommodation” We greatly enjoyed staying at Cotmore Farm with our 3 girls (7,10,12). They loved living on the farm for the week, helping out with the animals and collecting eggs! The owners are on sit
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