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 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 &
“Peace and tranquility in the Welsh Countryside” This a beautifully sited accommodation, within eyesight of the Dyfi Estuary (if have a decent zoom lens, you can get some great pics of the bay )
It is spacious, and beautifully clean tidy a
“Fantastic cottage in beautiful location” We stayed here between Xmas and New Year as were visiting friends and family but wanted our own space, and to have our puppy with us.
The cottage itself is beautifully decorated and fully equipped with thought
“Cosy little hideaway” Lovely little cottage, peaceful location although main road runs right behind the property so not completely secluded.
The staircase to the bedroom was very narrow, not too easy if you are not steady on your feet.
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
“Lovely property for those looking to get away from it all...” I visited Broadmea with a group of friends ranging in age from 5 to late sixties and we all enjoyed staying in a lovely building.
The multi-level layout brought a few challenges with it,
Booked Barn for 9 at end of October. Fantastic accommodation. Lots of information about the surrounding area.… More
Thanks very much for your comments. I'm pleased you liked the accommodation and found the guestbook information useful with its many local maps and comments to guide guests along beautiful country walks right from the door. It would be a pleasure to see you all again. .
“Beautiful well-equipped holiday let in the heart of the countryside”
Reviewed 26 Nov 2013
Stayed here for a weekend - 3 families with kids and dog. The property is great for a big party to socialize with a large, open-plan kitchen/dining area and separate sitting areas. The house is very w… More
“Wonderful stay had by all, beautiful barn , would highly recommend.”
Reviewed 12 May 2013
We had a lovely family reunion at the barn, a surprise 80th birthday party, it was so comfortable and very spacious and had everything we needed. The location was great and had a nice walk along the … More
“Perfect place to enjoy a relaxing holiday.” 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 kitchen and
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 peac… More
Fantastic! We look forward to welcoming you back. Thanks for such a lovely review.
All the best,
Cider Barn is a delightful, spacious barn conversion close to Weston-Super-Mare. Very large enclosed gardens perfect for families. Dog friendly. (1 dog allowed) £15 extra charge. Will consider 2 dogs but by special arrangement of owners …see more
“Lovely relaxing weekend!” Excellent house, comfortable and different. Well appointed kitchen/dining room/lounge so we could all be together. Just right for 10 of us and the bedrooms were very comfortable.
Central location meant we could walk into Bux
Clean, comfy, well equipped, ideal location for pubs,shops, eating out and drive outs.
Parking a bit tight, we managed a small car in the garage and two others outside.We intend to re-visit.… More
“very enjoyable weekend”
Reviewed 9 Oct 2011
Have just stayed at The Old Stables in Buxton for a weekend. We were a group of 7 ladies that have a weekend break each year and find it very difficult to find a property to accomodate us as we find a… More
“Lovely house with lots of character, fully equipped, right in the centre of Buxton”
Reviewed 24 Aug 2011
We loved the central location in Buxton and the access to the Peak district, the local shops and Pavilion Gardens which were just round the corner. We went to Chatsworth House and walked round the res… More
200 acres, organic working farm, pets corner, lambs. Hot tub and play area
visit during march and april and experience lambing with our flock of 200 texal x ewes
this delightful grade ii listed barn dates back to the 1450s and retains many ... …see more
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
“Lovely relaxing break away” 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 the two days, would love
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 ha… More
“Excellent self catering accomodation”
Reviewed 10 Aug 2011
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
“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
“Perfect weekend away” The cottage and stay was perfect. David the host was on hand to offer tips about the local area, and was very easy to communicate with before the booking as well.
Would highly recommend,
Winnow Barn is a delightful property dating back to the 1700's. It has recently been sympathetically converted from a traditional Derbyshire limestone barn and retains its spectacular vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and characterful stonework. It features a large st …see more
We chose the Granary after reading other positive reviews and were certainly not left disappointed.
The Granary is situated on a working farm, but is still very peaceful. The location is ideal to e… More
Thankyou for staying with us and for the great comments, we're improving all the time and it is lovely to hear your views, hope to see you soon, Sarah & Nick
Reviewed 20 Oct 2015
We were looking for a peaceful place to celebrate my fiancées birthday and we definitely found that perfect place.
The barn is located at the bottom of the quiet farms long driveway.
The views are … More
Thankyou for the great review, its lovely to hear back on your break with us and really pleased that you had a good evening at Home Farm Cafe too, we're introducing an offer shortly inviting current/past guests to book in advance with a discount of 25% for repeat bookings, please don't hesitate in touch if we can help you in the future, all the best, Nick & Sarah
“Lovely quiet apartment in a beautiful valley.”
Reviewed 10 Nov 2015
Easy to get out and about. Would go back for another visit. Sarah & Nick were very helpful. You are able to walk around the farm.… More
So great you had such a nice trip. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Take Care! Sarah and Nick
“Little Barn- The best self catering accommodation we've ever stayed in!” We were made to feel so welcome by the owners. They greeted us personally upon arrival and provided all the essentials to ensure our holiday got off to a great start, (they had e
The views from the barn are spectacular whatever the season. Great for families, friends and couples to get away but also be within 30-40 mins of Leeds and Manchester. We are very baby and young child friendly with all the baby equipment here already...
Set in the beau …see more
“Loved the garden” We stayed here as a group of friends on a weekend walking trip. The house was as described, and ticked all the boxes for us. We especially enjoyed the garden and hot tub and games tables. The large lounge and kitchen was perfect for
“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
“On the beautiful SW Coastal Path” A fantastic 'upside down' barn conversion about a mile from St Just in the coastal countryside with great all round facilities for one or two people including a large bedroom, lovely bathroom and sun-trap patio.
“just a superb relaxing beautiful place” Myself and two friends stayed here for three nights and its is stunning. beautifully decorated and the family that run it are friendly caring and just very nice people. we ordered the breakfast and the dinners
We stayed at Coiners Barn a week ago to celebrate my brother's 30th birthday - and it was definitely the right place to book.
The cottage was gorgeous, with a lovely open living space that, because… More
“Birthday group getaway”
Reviewed 5 Dec 2016
We had a fantastic time, the barn was warm and cosy, and had been decorated with birthday banners and cake made for birthday girl.
Barn was isolated at the top of a hill but we liked the privacy and… More
Thank you for such kind words. You were wonderful guests and a pleasure to have stay with us. You'll be more than welcome back.
“Peace and quiet” We had a lovely 4 night stay at paddock barn. Set in the grounds of the owners house in the middle of the Suffolk countryside,the accommodation is very comfortable and spacious. Was also exceptionally clean.
Nice to have a patio and
From the time we arrived until we left we felt at home and comfortable. Friendly owners, who live on site, and made us very welcome.
Cosy and warm accommodation with most facilities you could wish fo… More
“Very comfortable, ultra quiet a real gem.”
Reviewed 22 Jun 2014
Well appointed accomodation with lots of local amenities. We visited the nearby coast and several superb resturants. Also a central base for our cycling which was excellent.
Lovely place to just sit … More
A 3 night stay in a county we love. The barn has all the facilities you need and Clare and Chris, the owners, are on hand should there be any hiccups. Great footpaths for walking the dog.
The inte… More
The Old Pigsty is located in the Blackdown Hills on the Somerset Devon border close to the county town of Taunton. It offers relaxing and tranquil self-catered accommodation in a converted barn.
The Old Pigsty offers most attractive studio style accommodation, therefo …see more
1 of 3 pretty converted barns set in rolling countryside on the coast
these detached and semi-detached properties have been lovingly restored and stylishly furnished by the owners who have gone to great lengths to offer beautiful accommodation wit... …see more
A Beautifully restored and luxuriously equipped barn on the grounds of Blo Norton Hall, an exquisite Elizabethan (Tudor) moated Manor in the heart of Norfolk. The barn at Blo Norton offer flexible accommodation sleeping 6 in Duleep Singh Barn …see more
“Absolutely wonderful cottage in beautiful location” 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 recommen
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… More
Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, you are welcome back any time.
It is a thatched two storey barn set in a courtyard with 7 other cottages sharing a indoor heated swimming pool, jacuzzi and sauna. It has a well equipped kitchen with dishwasher and fridge/freezer. The spacious beamed living area has comfortable leather sofas and arm …see more
“Well appointed but limited views” Well appointed with all mod cons and appliances. Very welcoming and friendly owners - nice bottle of wine and coffee cake on our arrival.
Downside was the lack of views due to very small windows - this would have mad
“Peaceful and Tranquil” What a wonderful stay at a beautifully renovated barn in the Suffolk countryside.The photos on the website do not do this place justice. All of the rooms were immaculate and extremely comfortable. the welcome pack of tea, coffee
Attractively situated in the centre of the Peak District village of Monyash, near Bakewell, Hillcrest Barn is a VisitEngland 4 Star property. It is a cosy, comfortable, 3 bedroom barn conversion with a woodburner, sleeping 6.
Convenient and attractive location clos …see more
“Our perfect weekend at beautiful Green Farm Barn” A group of 12 of us stayed at Green Farm Barn for a hen weekend and words cannot say how impressed we were with the beautiful barn conversion, the location and how helpful and accommodating Martin and
“Comfortable cottage in a quiet location” We were very lucky to be the very first guests in this cottage & enjoyed the tranquil surroundings in a very non-touristy area. We ventured out in all directions & many popular spots were within less than an ho
“Beautiful property, but some disappointments” We stayed in this property together with some friends over Christmas. It's a beautiful and massive place, and I loved the fact that when you shut the door between the living space and the sleeping space, y
“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
“Good for the price” The cottage was a very nice place to stay, close to Armagh but still in a country setting. Our children enjoyed being able to see the animals and enjoy fresh eggs. The cottage itself is comfortable and homey. The following are n
Recently converted period barn in courtyard setting with historic 15th century farmhouse. Barn has large vaulted living area with comfy sofas, inglenook fireplace, kitchen area, dining table and snooker table. Three bedrooms, each have en suite bath or shower room. …see more
“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
“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
“This cottage ticked all the boxes and more” We have just returned from a most enjoyable stay at Little Hendra. Andrew and Colette, the owners, made us feel very welcome on our arrival with even a cream tea and bottle of wine in the fridge. Many other
We had read many other reviews of this holiday rental and thought "it can't be THAT good !".... IT IS !!! A very welcome Cornish Cream Tea (and wine) was waiting for us on arrival. Colette and Andrew… More
Reviewed 20 Aug 2016
Had a great week in Little Hendra cottage, it really was home from home as it had everything you needed to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Great location for exploring the whole of Cornwall… More
Reviewed 29 Dec 2016
Could not have been better. A very well-equipped cottage in a peaceful location with underfloor heating and a log burner - ideal for a winter break. Very high quality fixtures and fittings and a gre… More
Set in the grounds of a Grade II listed Georgian farmhouse, the Stocks Barn offers beautiful and well equipped self-catering accommodation on the edge of a quiet country village. We have been awarded the 4 stars in the first year, second and now third year of operation …see more
Bailey's Barn is a lovely vaulted open plan living space for two people. Downstairs is a spacious sitting room with under floor heating as well as a wood burning stove. One end of the room contains a fully equipped kitchen with views out over the open fields. Also …see more