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.
“Great” A lovely little place in the heart of the countryside. Cozy and well appointed.
Only spent 3 nights there but would happily book for longer visits too.
Great place to recharge away from my normal city life.
Cant recommend highly enough.
What Can I Say Absolutely Lovely Little Cottage Perfect Location very Peaceful Really Homely Thank You Fiona The Little Xmas Tree And Crackers Was The Perfect Touch Hope Too Be Back Again All Going We… More
Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to write such a lovely review, I am delighted that you enjoyed your Christmas in The Bothy and may I wish you a very Happy New Year and a speedy recovery. We look forward very much to welcoming you back. Kindest regards, Fiona
“Faultless” Although we only stayed over a long weekend at the Mistal we found the accomodation
everything we wanted it to be,the web photos not doing the "cottage" justice. A warm
welcome from our hosts completed a perfect stay.
Nice Cottage with a wonderful landscape! Friendly and helpful renter. Great furniture with a beautiful electric fireplace.… More
Thank you for the positive feedback. We are pleased that you had a good experience in the cottage and enjoyed the beautiful Derbyshire countryside.
Helen and Tony
“Wonderful 'get-away' for two!”
Reviewed 19 Sep 2014
Mistal is a very comfortable cottage in a pleasant location. It was beautifully clean with fresh flowers and a tea-time snack provided. We enjoy walking and cycling and suitable trails are within easy… More
“An exceptionally peaceful and relaxing stay”
Reviewed 18 Aug 2014
I enjoyed a most peaceful stay in August of 2014.
Helen is very accommodating and ensures she is on hand to attend to all needs. I was impressed with her consistent high level of service and atten… More
“Great self contained accommodation” Nice comfy beds, well equipped kitchen, friendly owner. Milk, egg and biscuits provided. One bedroom downstairs and other upstairs in the eaves, no door to this room but fine for us with small children. Plenty of dr
“Home from Home” Just spend 4 nights at Lavender Blue cottage, it is a lovely place has everything you would need. Laura the owner has gone above and beyond to make sure that your stay is complete we arrived to find a lovely welcome tray with home made
A lovely cosy cottage, full of everything you would even need. Perfect location for exploring Melrose and surrounds. Gorgeous fully enclosed garden, great for young children. The owner was incredible… More
Thank you, its lovely to know that you enjoyed your stay.
Lavander Blue is one of the best holiday cottages we have stayed at and believe me we have stayed at a fair few over the years. On arriving there was halloween cupcakes for the kids, which went down a… More
Thank you for taking the time to send such a lovely review , it gives me so much pleasure to know that you've enjoyed your holiday. Look forward to seeing you again, Laura
“Perfect location and very good standard”
Reviewed 23 Aug 2016
Conveniently situated in a quiet lane but central and close to the Melrose shops, rugby pitch, Abbey and Priorwood Gardens, this gem of a cottage was cleverly and beautifully furnished, spacious, imma… More
“Beautiful cottage, great location” Wool Cottage is a charming renovation, providing well-appointed accommodation. Each bedroom has an en suite, which worked well for us - my mother was in her own room and I shared the other with my three-year old son.
“Charming cottage, beautiful interiors and a fabulous setting”
Reviewed 26 Jun 2014
We had the most delightful weekend at Wool Cottage. The cottage has been beautifully furnished and every possible need has been catered for. Catherine is a fabulous host and was happy to offer advic… More
“Delightful renovated character cottage extremely well equipped in idyllic location”
Reviewed 17 Jun 2014
Recently renovated 2 bedroomed (with en suites and sleeps 5 cottage in historic village. Outstanding with spacious accommodation. Present owners who live in adjoining house were so attentive to our … More
“Beautiful Cottage” Such a lovely Cottage in a great location. Cottage equipped with everything you could need. Lovely beds, bedding and furniture. 4* standard. Cream tea on arrival was lovely. Would highly recommend. Will be back again.
“A beautifully maintained Cottage with fantastic sunsets. Just perfect!” We arrived early afternoon to find an immaculately presented property. Our every need was catered for in order to make our stay perfect. We completely relaxed from the moment w
“Idyllic location in the Peak District” An absolutely gorgeous cottage, close to the lovely villages of the southern Peak District, Wakedon Cottage was a cosy home away from home. Comfortable beds, a well equipped kitchen and delightful gardens made fo
“Fabulous family holiday yet again!” This was our 3rd visit to Garrique with our three young children (now 8, 5 and 2). The cottage is perfectly located to explore the beautiful Trossachs and Loch Lomond area as well as being close to all the amenities
We stayed here for a long weekend and it was simply lovely. Despite the traditional dismal Scottish weather, we relaxed by the log burner and chilled out looking at the scenery. We managed a game o… More
Thank you very much for visiting us. It was the worst weekend for weather we have had for a long time, but you always looked as if you were having fun. Great to see the tennis court in use, and to know you explored the woods. Come back soon, Fiona
“Fabulous holiday destination with great hosts.”
Reviewed 20 May 2013
My teenage daughters and I stayed at Garrique Cottage in January 2013. The farmhouse is beautiful with every amenity you could wish for. The scenery is breathtaking and yet you are only 10 - 15 minute… More
“Great Cottage - Stunning Setting”
Reviewed 8 Apr 2013
The cottage was great. Accommodation was clean and just as described. Loved the kitchen/dining/living area. The cottage was lovely and warm and the wood burner great to cosy in front of at night. … More
“Excellent holiday Cottage” The Old Smithy is a superb holiday cottage. As it is all on one level, it is ideal for less abled people. The kitchen is very well equipped, the sitting room is large and has deep leather sofas, the bedrooms are spacious and
Myself, my husband, our two young children and my mother and father stayed at The Old Smithy in August and had a fantastic time. It is an ideal location for getting out and about in Scotland. I couldn… More
Thank you for your kind review and we are pleased that you loved our cottage and it lived up to your expectations in our luxury accommodation, we look forward to your return.
Thank you, Susan
“Excellent location and property”
Reviewed 30 Apr 2014
The property is next to a small river in a small village but is also only a 5 minute drive from Kelso and Sainsburys.
The cottage is lovely with everything you could need. The living space is partic… More
Hi thank you for taking the time to review our cottages and we are please you enjoyed your stay and that you found that they were well equipped. We look forward to your return. Thank you
“Super cottage with all mod cons”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2013
Beautifully renovated cottage with great kitchen, nice furniture and big garden. Several golf courses nearby. Fine restaurants in nearby Kelso.… More
Thank you for your nice review of our cottage, we are very pleased that you liked the cottage and that you had a great time here in Kelso. Hope you will return again sometime. Thanks
Our group of 9 stayed here for my Girlfriends 30th Birthday weekend. The House is lovely, spacious and clean. The Kitchen was a perfect size for our group drinks and breakfast. The games room has a Ta… More
“Lovely large house with every "home comfort" and beautiful views.”
Reviewed 26 Apr 2015
We had a great holiday here - the house was very clean and obviously cared for. The kitchen adn utility room provided for every need - massive oven, dishwasher, washing machines and tumble drier. Th… More
“Nice and spacious for two families”
Reviewed 25 Apr 2015
Had a great stay at Easter, Shame about the weather though ! Clean and spacious house. Ideal for two families of 4 with teenagers. Cooking facilities are fine with plenty of saucepans and tins etc lik… More
“Lovely clean well appointed cottage.” Beautiful clean and comfortable cottage. We didn't meet the owner but from her texts we found her to be very friendly and helpful. Lovely area to explore nearby.
My husband and I stayed over the Spring bank holiday weekend. Nicky had thought of everything; all we had to bring was ourselves! The cottage was immaculate and Nicky was very helpful with suggestions… More
Really delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Coach House Cottage. Many thanks for your time taken to review. Best wishes Nicky
“Cosy comfortable cottage in friendly village and beautiful area.”
Reviewed 24 Oct 2014
Coach house cottage is a very cosy comfortable cottage. It is spotless well designed and has everything you could possibly need. Nicky the owner gave us a lovely warm welcome and lots of information o… More
Many thanks for taking the time to post a review, it is very much appreciated.
“The perfect cottage!”
Reviewed 20 Jul 2014
I cannot recommend this property highly enough. Just what we were looking for. Everything you could need has already been catered for by Nicky, who could not be more helpful. Very clean, furnished and… More
We thank you very much for taking the time to post a review and especially as you enjoyed your stay. It would be lovely to have you back to stay.
“"Home from home in breath taking location"” Excellent location to visit the stunning Scottish highlands. The cottage is first class, cosy and warm and tastefully furnished with all the amenities you'll need for a self catering holiday, the added littl
We really enojoyed our stay here. Very relaxing holiday in a beautiful and well equipped cottage. Great location in the village, and lots to do in the area ( even when it rains!). Attention to detail … More
“Excellent cottage with everything you need”
Reviewed 6 Oct 2012
The cottage is in a nice a quiet location which is just what we wanted, but still with easy access to local amenities. There's supermarket at the bottom of the road just a couple of minutes away and a… More
Reviewed 28 Dec 2016
The location of the cottage is ideal for days out and about in glenco Oban or fortwilliam plenty to do Also the cottage is a great place to relax and wind down every thing you need and more. Well… More
Thank you very much for leaving a review of your stay at Ardachy. Ballachulish is a great area to tour the Highland from and we're delighted you enjoyed your time with us. All the very best for 2017 and hopefully see you again.
Gabriella & George
“Wish this cottage was ours” This is the fourth time we have stayed at kirkgate and I think that itself says a lot about the cottage,it's cosy it has all you need in the kitchen the bedroom is lovely and snug and has a bath in it not an ordinary bath I
“Puddings Barn is an absolute gem.” The Barn is beautifully presented, very well equipped and in a wonderfully scenic location. It is perfectly located for exploring the many attractions of the area, or simply relaxing and enjoying the atmosphere of t
I took my Wife and our 3 month old for a weekend break and loved every second. On arrival we were able to get straight into the cottage, and were greeted with a personalised welcome message and compli… More
“A Cosy Little Gem”
Reviewed 7 Mar 2013
Puddings Barn - A delightful semi-rural place to soak in nature - sheep at the front door, private garden at the back.
A beautifully appointed cottage with wonderful attention to detail! The many … More
“Amazing location and beautiful cottage, we loved it!” Our two young children, my husband and I had a wonderful week at Stable Cottage. My husband carefully chose this location as it is on the doorstep of so much beautiful Dartmoor scenery where we did
“a beautiful and relaxing place, wonderful to walk straight out onto the moors”
Reviewed 14 Aug 2013
Stable Cottage is a lovely place for two and Susie and James were very welcoming. Their farm is nestled down in lush green lanes below the wild moor and is beautiful and unspoilt. It was lovely to ha… More
“Quiet ,comfortable and brilliant location for walking”
Reviewed 8 Aug 2013
This beautiful quiet location , was easy to find but we felt like we were well off the beaten track. The owners were on hand and helpful but never in the way. The accomodation was perfect for a couple… More
“Small, but perfectly formed in an ideal location” The Nest is ideal for two ( and a dog) in a great location with easy access to Whitby, Saltburn and other places. Clean and well equipped, we found it lacked for nothing despite it's compact size. Ca
Extremely great value for money, Perfect size for a get away for two! Had everything we needed within the cottage and just a short drive away from plenty of things to do. Great walks & pubs near by. T… More
We stayed in the cottage for five nights with our two French friends who had never visited Derbyshire before. It was very cosy, clean and comfortable and had everything we needed and more. Biggin was… More
Thank you for this review. The cottage is in the heart of the White Peak area so is a good base for exploring. Glad to hear you found all you needed in the cottage.
“Amazing retreat, fantastic host and great location” We spent two nights here when visiting River Cottage, the location couldn't be better with only a 5 minute drive to River Cottage HQ. Joy is a superb and welcoming host, the Retreat is beautifully ma
Joy has thought of EVERYTHING to make The Retreat perfect in every way even down to high vis jackets and torches for the walk to the pub!! Well appointed and beautifully decorated cottage, amazing b… More
How very kind of you to write such lovely words about the Retreat now with it's own Hot Tub.
I'm just so pleased you enjoyed your River Cottage course.
It was a pleasure to meet you both and hope to see you again.
“Fantastic relaxing stay in gorgeous and perfect cottage”
Reviewed 7 Jun 2015
I booked The Retreat at Hedgehog Corner for my husband's birthday and it was an absolutely wonderful experience. Every little detail was carefully thought out - all the amenities you would expect fro… More
And I can't wait to welcome you back!
(p.s. Hot Tubs are great in winter too!).
“Beautiful, peaceful and so many special touches!”
Reviewed 1 Jun 2015
The Retreat is beautiful! The new hot tub was wonderful, especially at night and completely private. Every little touch has been thought of by Joy (who is lovely!). Can not fault it!… More
Just delighted you enjoyed the new Cedar Hot Tub that comes with The Retreat Cottage for Couples.
It's a real hit with our guests who enjoy it at night with the pretty lights as much as in the daytime.
So glad you had a restful break and thank you so much for your kind words.
“One man and his two dogs” I had a weeks stay with my two Yorkies in Sept 2011 and i could not have been better treated by Mr and Mrs Campbell.
They made sure all my needs were met before I arrived and while i was staying in The Robins,
My two Yorkie
The Robins was the perfect place for us to stay for our 3 months winter break from our home in France. Cosy and clean and a super comfortable bed awaited us along with some delicious cake and a bottle… More
I have just returned from a long weekend in Brighton staying in the fabulous Looking Glass Cottage. What a gorgeous place to stay, and unlike anywhere I have ever stayed before. To call it charming … More
Reviewed 28 Jul 2013
Me and my friends stayed here for a short break and it was perfect! The Alice in Wonderland theme is fab and really adds some extra charm to the holiday. The house is right on the seafront, surrounded… More
“Fabulous cottage, excellent location for a party weekend”
Reviewed 7 Jul 2013
We booked th cottage for our friends Hendo, it didn't disappoint.
Excellently located near the lanes in Brighton, surrounded by pubs, restaurants & shops so excellent for what we wanted, however, wou… More
“Very comfortable, fine location, relaxed setting.” Venton House Cottage ticked all of our boxes. It was clean, comfortable, attractive, well positioned for local beaches, villages and places of interest. Hosts were extremely welcoming and friendly.
“A well appointed cottage conveniently and quietly situated” Situated in a secluded cluster of cottages off a quiet cul-de-sac, this well appointed cottage is deceptively only a five minute stroll from all the shops, cafes and amenities around the cent
“he An excellent cottage with all the mod cons you need for a relaxing holiday”
Reviewed 11 Dec 2011
From the outside the cottage was everything you would expect from a country cottage, but once inside, the cottage was decorated and laid out in a superior modern stlye. Everything you needed to make a… More
“Great property, excellent location - Perfect for a chilled out week”
Reviewed 17 Dec 2012
We really enjoyed our stay here with our 18 month old daughter, who particularly enjoyed the frequent visits from the friendly farm dogs Shani and Barnaby. A private, clean and comfortable cottage wit… More
“Lovely cosy cottage in a beautiful location with wonderful views”
Reviewed 13 Dec 2012
Well equipped, modern holiday home in the most lovely location with amazing views across the menai strait to Snowdonia. Great walks through the forest from the doorstep to a beautiful quiet beach. En… More
“Our Little Hide Away..........”
Reviewed 18 Mar 2013
This wonderful lodge Isa, is a very special place to us. It is our escape, a place to relax, chill out and kick back. Our dogs love it here, so much space to run around in, a toasty log burning fire f… More
“Wonderful” Third visit for myself and family. Excellent location to see the North East of Scotland. Creel cottage has everything to make your stay home away from home. All involved in the cottage are more than willing to make your stay memorable. Will