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.
“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
“Dr” Excellent! Great location, safe parking and storage for bikes. At the top of a large private Garden with a friendly and helpful owner. Great views across Barmouth estuary to Cadair Idris. Excellent base for exploring Wales and superb log burner fo
“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
Ideal for birthdays, anniversaries, reunions, family & friend get togethers, hen party, relaxing weekend or weekly breaks. Open all year round.
Gill Side Barn has been awarded 4* Gold by Visit England. The barn is set over 3 levels and comprises of private garden …see more
“Tranquility” Stayed here for 10 days whilst revisiting places my husband visited as a child over 50 years ago. The stables are very spacious and set in the most wonderful surroundings, if it's peace and quiet you are looking for this is the place to b
The Stables is contemporary & comfortable holiday home buried away down a narrow lane in north Cornwall.
A perfect hideaway from the hustle & bustle of modern life.
Everything you need is a few mi… More
Thanks for the feedback, we're glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope you can come again.
“It was very quiet and beautifull”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2016
thanks Max we had a great holiday and thanks for charcoal we not planed bbq but with yours charcoal we spend nice evening in the garden.thanks for your father hi brought free range eggs.strongly recom… More
So glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you for the positive feedback. We hope you come back to stay again.
2 bedroom character barn which is pet friendly and child friendly. We are close to the Cotswold Way with walks from the doorstep.The barn is also close to Cheltenham with it many festivals including Gold Cup, Jazz and Literature.<br />There is free off road parkin …see more
“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
The South Hams - a gem in Devon - lots to do inside and out. The Piggery is in the centre - go 25 mins maximum to wild coastline, swimming, cream teas, sailing, surfing, hiking, golf, fishing, Dartmoor, Totnes, Dartmouth, Kingsbridge and Salcombe. Or just stay in!< …see more
“Beautiful barn, fantastic location and lovely owners. Stay here!” We had a fantastic weekend here, the surrounding area is beautiful for walking. We ate in a nearby pub which was also lovely.
The Barn itself is immaculate and very cosy. The kitche
We had a lovely weekend at Dovecote Barn. The setting is idyllic, with charming villages and pubs around and a barn set in the grounds of a beautiful old house with huge grounds on which to roam. The … More
Reviewed 22 Mar 2015
As a female solo traveller looking for a countryside retreat to stay with my dog, I would like to share with you my recent experience at Dovecote Barn.
I was pleasantly surprised to find the place … More
Kim, thank you so much, really appreciate your very kind review and hope to see you again in the future. love jude
“Beautiful location and everything we needed”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2016
The barn is located in a stunning setting, in the gardens of a beautiful house. We were made to feel very welcome by the owners - nothing was too much trouble. We arrived after 8pm but we were still g… 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,
“A great place to spend Christmas” We were looking to spend Christmas in a rented cottage,so members of our family but particularly our daughter, could join us more conveniently. We decided upon Grafton Mews in Chipping Campden as it had all the facil
“Fabulous barn, beautifully furnished and well equipped kitchen.” Lovely, helpful owner made our stay a very enjoyable one, with a thoughtful little welcome pack. Great kitchen, with lots of crockery and cooking equipment and range oven. Large table
Martins Five Barn is a beautiful, newly constructed Oak Barn, a short walk from Chichester Harbour. Two main bedrooms (both with en-suite facilities) with a further double sofa bed on the Mezzanine. Very well appointed throughout, with disabled facilities.<br />Ev …see more
“WOW - who needs to go abroad this place is great!” Stumbled across this place, but I am so glad I did. Though it has only just opened so you would expect all fixtures and fittings to be spot on, this accomodation just goes that little bit further. The
“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
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
Ideally situated for a family holiday or couples, also dogs allowed for a small charge.We are just 2 miles/ 3 km from the beach of Port Gaverne. Many sandy beaches are within easy reach by car including Polzeath, Rock and Daymer Bay. Coastal footpath adjacent to us< …see more
“Perfect accommodation in ideal location” We stayed at Horse Barn with our two children. The barn was beautifully renovated and the location was great only 10 mins walk to a lovely sandy beach. The location is ideal and within a half hour drive of Grea
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
Set on a picturesque farm in beautiful countryside, Creeksea Place Barns provides luxury holiday accommodation in a lovingly restored historic Essex barn.
Creeksea Place Barns offers 8 barns of varying sizes. Each barn is unique and stylish, and features exposed beams, …see more
Recently converted detached barn, 3 bedrooms, sleeps 5 (+ cot), off road parking for 2 cars Quiet rural location in South-East Cornwall. Close to beaches on the north and south Cornish coast and many tourist attractions like the Eden Project, Looe, Polperro, the South …see more
“Lovely peaceful location with a stunning surrounding” We stayed at Hobbys Rest over the New Year period and had a wonderful time. The property was immaculate and very cosy. Everything was provided to make our stay relaxing and enjoyable. A particular
“Rest and Relaxation” Jerry's Barn is a perfect retreat with lots of finishing touches, which we both appreciated. When we arrived there was a bottle of wine, biscuits, milk, teabags etc., and the barn itself if clean, comfortable, well situated and ve
From the outside the barn looks stunning and inside is no different, the owner was helpful and friendly, the views that come with the home are fantastic, the kitchen was of a high standard and spotles… More
This is the ideal holiday property to reduce your carbon footprint! The stunning barn on a farm has been newly converted in an ecologically friendly way with ground source heat pump and solar panels. …see more
detached barn on cattle farm with horses and tennis court
this immaculate spacious barn, situated on a hereford beef cattle suckler farm, sits opposite the owners’ farmhouse yet has plenty of private outdoor space to relax. The building... …see more
“A peaceful haven for families in beautiful countryside!” Our stay was a family gathering for a three day bank holiday weekend. On our arrival we were greeted by Kay, the owner, who had kindly provided us with a welcome pack of essential supplies. We w
Staying at The Barn was a fantastic experience. The countryside is beautiful, the accommodation is lovely and the landlords were very welcoming and friendly. Our 9yo daughter loved the views and the m… More
“The cottage was well located and most comfortable.”
Reviewed 1 May 2013
Our family recently stayed two weeks at The Barn at Holmbury St Mary. We had a wonderful time. The cottage is tastfully decorated and has every conveniencence. It is within easy driving distance fo… More
“Beautiful barn surrounded by lovely village”
Reviewed 29 Oct 2012
Had a girls weekend away here recently and we absolutely loved it. The barn is beautiful, very homely with large wooden beams - with lovely linen as well. Nice to get out of London but not too far awa… More
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. <br />Conveniently located …see more
“Great relaxing holiday” Lovely place to stay, very peaceful and relaxing. Perfect size for 2 adults and 2 dogs, lovely decor and very cosy. Lovely quiet beaches long walks. Would highly recommend.
“lovely friendly family run business” Had a great week, weather excellent and made the most of location. Ideal for exploring Cornwall, nice and central or great for just relaxing at local sandy beach. Accommodation was excellent, all very clean and c
“Fantabulous” 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 immaculately clean and extremely spacious
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 th… More
Thanks for your review - so sorry about the abrupt lady! I will send out more detailed instructions about the key and take up your great suggestion of providing detailed photos, because it is a bit tricky when it is dark. Thanks again for your feedback and for coming to stay in our hideaway home!
“Beautiful property - couldn't fault it” Stayed here with family aged 5 to 60. We all had a fabulous time and utilised all the facilities. We had great fun in the hot tub pretending to be submarines! The younger children played for hours on the swings
A great find, for a large party including children. Very spacious, immaculate and comfortable accommodation.
Children loved park area and we all enjoyed the hot tub.
Loved the kitchen area
Would m… More
Thank you for reviewing the barn we are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to you staying in the future.
“Beautiful, spotlessly clean, friendly owners, perfect!” There were 5 in our party, 4 adults, 1 child and 3 very well behaved dogs.
The barn is superbly equipped, and, like I said in my title of the review it was spotlessly clean. The owners were
We had a great time at the Barn! As soon as we arrived , we felt rather special to have found a beautiful place. The Barn was just lovely and suited our needs in everyway possible. The setting was pea… More
I am glad you enjoyed your break. It was such a shame it was so wet over the jubilee weekend. I am sorry about the bikes I was unaware that they were unrideable, I know the mid size upwards are ok but will get the smaller bikes out and see if we can give them a makeover.
“Beautiful Barn And Great Location”
Reviewed 24 Mar 2012
Stayed at the barn for the weekend to celebrate husbands birthday. Wanted a peaceful relaxing weekend which was exactly what we had. Prepared for wet weather but it was warm and sunny ! The family we… More
Many thanks for your comments. I hope we can accommodate you in the summer when the pool is open. I am quite busy but still have some free weeks available. I look forward to hearing from you. Kind Regards
“Luxurious barn conversion in beautiful countryside.”
Reviewed 9 Jun 2011
The barn provides both characterful and luxurious accommodation. The open plan kitchen/dining/living area is light and spacious as is the master bedroom. The second bedroom is a bit of a squeeze, bu… More
Sorry I have not responded to your review before. Thank you for your comment regarding the size of the 2nd bedroom I have changed it around and hope it feels more spacious. We have also done some upgrades since last year. Wi Fi. A TV in the main bedroom. Some new lighting and plants and coming next month we are putting in a hazel hurdle along the border to make the garden a little more private.
“Lovely property” We have just returned from a wonderful 3 night stay with our 6 year old twin grandchildren. The property was beautifully clean and there was everything we needed. The large garden that the children were able to play in safely was a ma
We used Woodlands House as a gathering point for family for a pre Christmas catch up, and what a fabulous find! The house itself was immaculate, in a great setting, ideal for peace and quiet and a ve… More
Thank you very much for taking the time to give us such a lovely review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and found woodlands house to your liking.
The historic accommodation, built on stilts, is composed mostly of wood with slate roof, it has wide steps which lead you up onto the patio and entrance. It was formerly used for grain storage and milling and retains much of its original charm and characteristics with e …see more
Comfortable and spacious recently converted barn in the grounds of a former vicarage. Great location between Abergavenny and Monmouth and within easy reach of the Brecon Beacons.The Barn provides accommodation for four people with two bedrooms -one double, one twin.< …see more
Belle Vue Barn is a charming barn conversion for up to 4 people which dates back to the 1800's. The original dry stone walls and exposed wooden beams provide plenty of character with a private south facing garden and stunning countryside views. Sleeps 4
Rural West …see more
A character barn in a rural village location overlooking the beautiful Somerset countryside. An idyllic and romantic holiday with private patio, lovely gardens, a hot tub for shared use, suitable for couples of all ages. Great for walks/sightseeing/National Trust. …see more
This ancient building is the oldest on the farm and has been sympathetically renovated to provide comfortable accommodation. It is fully equipped - all you need to bring is yourselves and suitable clothes for whatever you choose to do on your holiday!<br />The pri …see more