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.
“Best views ever” This is the 3rd (or even 4th?) time we've been here and we absolutely love this place. It is well equipped, cosy and homely, and has the very best views across to the outer Hebrides from the conservatory.
Ideal for families (and exte
if you want a holiday with exceptional surroundings and wildlife on your doorstep this is for you. Thankyou Lusta cottage for being there !!! A lovely homely feel just what you want for relaxation and… More
“Great cottage which is cosy and warm with views from the conservatory to die for.”
Reviewed 17 Jun 2013
Five of us hired Lusta for one week in May. Only one of our party had visited the Isle of Skye previously. My brother and his wife had stayed in the village of Stein (just down the hill from Lusta) … More
“Superb in every way”
Reviewed 3 Apr 2013
Left home in north wales with a foot of snow on the ground. Got to Lusta Cottage with only sunshine in sight. Cottage was clean, warm and cosy with views that changed every hour. Camera was overworke… More
“A perfect holiday retreat” What a truly lovely place!! Island View is a very welcoming and comfortable holiday home where you relax instantly. It is beautifully appointed, decorated with a beach theme that is light, airy and fun and has everything tha
Island View is a lovely holiday home with fantastic views across Small Isles Bay on Jura. The 'Beach Holiday' themed decor is fun and tasteful. All the facilities are good, the kitchen well equipped, … More
Hi there! It is now 2016 and I've just decided out of curiosity to check back and have found that, not only were you our first guests at Island View (having looked at the house in 2011 whilst it was being refurbished) but your next visit this year will be the 5th time that you have stayed! Many thanks for your custom - we look forward to welcoming you for many more years to come! Annie
“island view isla jura”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2014
Island view great holiday cottage what more could you want perfect view across water very clean and comfortable.so peaceful we had a great relaxing holiday we would certainly go back.… More
“Fantastic holiday” After a wonderful weekend what can I say, the cottage was brilliant n so peaceful and the swimming pool was brilliant my son couldn't wait to get in it, the place was very clean and tidy and the grounds were breathtaking, just sitti
“Great accommodation and locality for touring Norfolk.” Great accomodation, with all the needs catered for and plenty of room. With large enclosed back garden, ideal for dogs.
Less than 5 minute access to the beach at the end of the road, with walking
“Great & high standard accommodation” The owners were excellent to deal with and directions and access to the property were spot on, as we arrived late in the night.
The Chalet was of a really good standard and very clean with a good and well stocked
49 The Gower Holiday Village gave a lovely welcome package, the bungalow was very clean and comfortable, everything was provided, even outdoor folding chairs, all this making our stay a perfect week.
Reviewed 11 Aug 2014
On our arrival at 49 GHV, we were welcomed by a box of chocolates, Welsh cakes, fresh milk and an information pack which we felt was a very thoughtful and personal touch . On further investigation we … More
“All you need for a family holiday”
Reviewed 5 Aug 2014
Very nice little chalet on an excellent holiday park - ideal for a family with young children. The on-site swimming pool is great - clean, warm and larger than expected. The playground is nice. We did… More
“A home to home, a great place to stay.” The property is 5 minutes walk from town centre, 5 minutes' drive from Saunton beach. The owner is very friendly and easy to contact. Once we know the dates for our holiday, this is property will be our first ch
“Lovely spacious well looked after holiday bungalow” We chose to stay at Avallon for a weeks break in Chester, as it was advertised as being near the city centre, with a bus route right outside. There was myself, my husband and our teenage son.
“Lovely accommodation with everything you need, first class” Stayed with two young children and area was spot on. 5 mins drive from wonderful beaches, lots to do for little children. Accommodation was great with everything you could need being away fro
This was genuinely such a lovely little bungalow that provided the perfect base for the holiday. The owner is very helpful and has put lots of thoughtful touches around the home to make your stay easi… More
“Had it all ! ! !”
Reviewed 28 Jun 2011
The booking of the property was straightforward and the service for the lead up to the holiday was excellent, both efficient and friendly. Even a follow up courtesy call while we were there to check a… More
“gorgeous property, very well equipped, a home from home”
Reviewed 12 Jun 2011
We couldn't fault the accommodation, absolutely gorgeous and the cleanest place we've stayed in. Very well equipped with everything we needed for a two week stay. Excellent service from the owners t… More
“An ideal location for seaside and local attractions” My wife and I took our grandsons , aged 2 and 5 years , to stay at Life's a Beach .
The double bedroom was bright and comfortable . The younger boy needed to use the cot which was provided but ther
Clean, well equipped chalet, close to the beach and perfect for us for our extended weekend break. Friendly owners who welcomed us and ensured all the process stuff went smoothly.… More
Thank you for your very kind comments, was a pleasure to have you stay at our chalet and hopefully see you again. Simon and Stephen - Life's A Beach
“The perfect feel-good holiday home - loved it!”
Reviewed 9 Jun 2014
What a find! A really refreshing, feel-good accommodation. Big smiles all round as we entered. All the home comforts and lots of special touches including a row of DVDs, CDs and games to suit all a… More
Thank you for your kind comments. We are truly happy that you had a relaxing and enjoyable stay at our chalet and please do let us know if we could help accommodate you again. With the addition of a second chalet, we can now cater for larger groups. All the best, Simon and Stephen - Life's A Beach
From start to finish our short break at 'Life's a beach' was an absolute pleasure. The accommodation was extremely welcoming, comfortable and we felt right at home. Travelling with 2 under 2's in ou… More
Thank you for your review and so pleased that you had an enjoyable stay at Life's A Beach chalet. We look forward to welcoming you back should you wish to book again. All the best, Stephen & Simon - Life's A Beach Chalet
“Lovely bungalow, few disappointing things” Firstly we missed the turning up the hill as the sign is over grown. As advised it is a VERY steep hill and whilst we were ok we did see a car unable to make it up the hill.
Pleasantly surprised by the bunga
“An early break at Long Riding” We visited Long Riding in April 2011 and found the bungalow to be spacious and well equipped , there were two families in our group but we never felt crowded as there are seperate spaces and plenty of room for everyone.
We stayed here for a week and found the house to be comfortable and the location excellent. You can walk to the beach in a few minutes and then come back and sit in the sunny conservatory overlooking … More
“Excellent holiday, wonderful cottage, would stay again.”
Reviewed 23 Sep 2011
Lovely cottage, the children enjoyed watching the fish in the pond as did the dogs, plently of space in the cottage, great having a tumble dryer especially with two activity boys and dogs. The people … More
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Alexandria
3 7 Min stay varies
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“Fantastic Find” Stayed here for a weekend with friends and loved every minute! Although we didn't leave the cottage all weekend it's a great location if you wanted to go for walks or if you wanted a base as it's so close to the Loch. The staff on ar
I booked the cottage for a hen weekend, which was perfect for us. The cottage is set away from the other cottages so we didn't disturb anyone. The accommodation had flexible sleeping space and enoug… More
“Fantastic location, excellent accommodation.”
Reviewed 18 Oct 2013
A warm welcome was given on arrival at,Burnbeag Cottage, from both owners and staff. The accommodation was excellent, very private, and was a great base to stay with regards to visiting other places a… More
Reviewed 1 Apr 2013
Stayed for 3 nights with a group of friends for a relaxing break. Cottage was great, very homely, friendly staff, good size and a hot tub to top it all off. Location was spot on, just off main road bu… More
“Lovely relaxing holiday” We have just returned from a lovely relaxing holiday at the nest. The location was so peaceful. We had a very comfortable bed and had great nights sleep. Zara was a great host who made us feel at home and nothing was too much
Set in lovely surroundings. Zara very welcoming. Accommodation clean & lovely. Bed very comfortable.… More
Really lovely to have met you both, hopefully see you again.
“Great little home away from home!”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2016
Friendly welcome from the owner, Zara and her cats. Beautiful little place with all the facilities you need for a short or long stay. Immaculately clean and very well decorated with country cottage me… More
“Lily Cottage Maidencombe” What a perfectly good time we had. Lily cottage is a lovely little holiday let and had everything we needed. Really appreciated the central heating and the instant hot water. Brilliant for those who want to be able to control