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.
“Outstanding” From the moment we arrived we had a warm welcome. The accommodation lived up to our expectations. There was a delicious lemon cake awaiting us and the essential milk for that cup of tea after a long journey.
The house is beautifully de
“Clean, cosy and very comfortable” An impressively restored property with plenty of room to accommodate a large group. Friendly and helpful owner and amazing food at the pub at the end of the lane.
“Surrounded by amazing scenery and coastline” A fantastic location in an undiscovered part of Wales. Make the most of the amazing beach just across the road from the house. It is clean, full of interest, practically deserted and most importantly so clo
“Clean, comfortable and cosy cottage in a great location next to the beach.”
Reviewed 27 Sep 2012
Spent a week at this lovely cottage. It was clean, comfortable and well equipped. The beds were very comfortable and the underfloor heating worked a treat. The WIFI connection was an added bonus. … More
“A great holiday in a stunning location.”
Reviewed 16 Jun 2012
When we arrived the house was really clean and well furnished. It was spacious and delivered on everything as advertised on the website.
My wife and I loved the views of the beach ,welsh mountain… More
“Beautiful cannot fault it” Myself, my fiance our daughter and two friends stayed here for a week from the 28th of Dec until the 4th of Jan. We had an absolutely fantastic time even though we spent a whole day without power, a road collapsing at one si
“Exceeded expectations” fabulous, immaculate cottage in a beautiful setting. The location was amazing with farm animals happy for a cuddle and a rub behind the ear. I was in my element, 46years of age feeding the calves, pigs, sheep and anything that
“A home from home. Simply stunning!” I stayed at Glan-y-Morfa with my family over Christmas and honestly could not fault it as a place to stay. The property has been done up beautifully and is incredibly well equipped. The location is perfect with stun
If you are looking for the perfect holiday retreat in peaceful and tranquil surroundings then this is the farmhouse to book. The owners have put an enormous amount of thought and effort into making th… More
We are so glad that you all had such an enjoyable stay and hope to see you again.
Superb cottage in a lovely , very quiet rural setting. Only 5 minutes by car to Matlock & there's absolutely loads of walks and places to visit within an hours drive, including the Chatsworth estate. … More
“Relaxing weekend away from it all”
Reviewed 3 Nov 2014
I have stayed at many cottages in the past and this has got to be one I have stayed in for the size of group. This is well placed for the Matlock and surrounding areas. This cottage can sleep 6 adults… More
“Fabulous, peaceful cottage with a lot of character”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2014
It was a last minute booking, the owner Shelley was very accommodating and welcoming. We loved how peaceful and out the way the cottage was, it had beautiful views and we would very much like to retur… More
“Best self catering holiday in Cornwall” We had a wonderful time,The Old Farmhouse was ideal,large and spacious with all your requirements for self catering. The hosts Patrick and Tracey were there if you needed them and very helpful in recommending pl
“Great family accommodation” Our extended family rented all four cottages and the farmhouse to attend a wedding. It was lovely. A great location and Michelle and Sue were so very helpful and accommodating. We had a few changes of who slept where but no
We rented this farmhouse to celebrate my aunts 70th birthday. There was more than enough space for all 14 of us. The kitchen and rest of the property was well equipped and the owners have thought of… More
Thank you so much for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again soon.
“Stunning location, wonderful break” We booked this cottage at the last minute mainly on the basis of the photo showing their location near the coast with the Islands Sanda and Sheep Island in the background. It didn't quite do it justice because it wa
“Fantastic couple & family , nothing is a problem to them .”
Reviewed 31 Jul 2013
A real pleasure sitting eating breakfast looking out at Sanda Island , Mull of Kintyre. The spotless farm house has a number of assets throughout . Looking forward to returning for more relaxation.… More
Thank you for leaving the house so clean and tidy when you left, you are welcome anytime
“Beautiful Location” The Farmhouse is set in lovely grounds - beautiful lawns and woods, perfect for our older children to explore on their own. The house is quite spacious, particularly the bedrooms (we had plenty of room for the travel cot in the tw
“Great place to stay while discovering Rutland/Oakham area.” This self-catering accommodation was well-appointed and spacious. The views from all rooms were pleasant and we loved watching the birds at their feeder while having breakfast. We were able
If you are looking for somewhere to escape from i.e. your busy life schedule and enjoy the peace provided by being in the depths of this lovely countryside, we would highly recommend Manton Lodge Farm… More
“Peaceful & Convenient”
Reviewed 8 May 2013
We were in the Valley Apartment - comfortable with lovely views and ideal for a week's stay in order to catch up with nearby family. Being close to Rutland Water was another advantage as was the cho… More
“Beautiful peaceful cosy holiday home.” We can't express enough just how lovely this holiday cottage is. We wanted to be away from everything, so we could just spend quality time with our kids, and that's what we got. The cottage is in a very small lit
“Peaceful” A lovely place to stay, very well equipped. Beautiful views and so peaceful. Local pubs within one mile drive, food at a reasonable price with a good choice. Do need to take basic supplies. tea coffee etc but apart from that a lovely place t
“Room for us all - just right” We had 10 days at Ravenhill in January whilst visiting family in the area. Whilst it was cold outside the house soon warmed up with the efficient central heating and an open fire in the lounge.
Fabulous kitchen with eve
“one of the best cottages we have stayed in over the last 30 years”
Reviewed 2 Jul 2014
We have returned safely to Germany after having stayed for two nice weeks at RavenHill Farm. Although tucked away in the country side it is very centrally located to visit the surrounding area. The we… More
“Weekend Getaway - Absolutely Amazing!!”
Reviewed 14 Jun 2015
What a beautiful spot this place is located in! It is so green!!! The farmhouse has everything you could ever need and is such a gorgeous design. I enjoyed every bit of my stay here, especially the mo… More
“Grange Farm Cottage was an excellent place to celebrate my 7Oth Birthday.” We very much enjoyed our stay at Grange Farm. The house is so spacious and warm and comfortable, and it was an ideal place for my family and friends to stay and help me celebra
“Brilliant party house, super for big get togethers and that HOT TUB!!” Booked for a 70th Birthday party there were 19 of us aged 18 months - 75 years. Communication with Debbie was great from the start and she couldn't have done enough for us. The li
A large group of us stayed here for my friends hen weekend in February and I truly believe it is the most perfect venue/location I could have chosen. The owners couldn't have been more helpful, sendin… More
“A lovely, comfortable house, perfect for our family beach-and-get-together holiday”
Reviewed 6 Aug 2013
Go for it .. you won't be disappointed! This lovely old house has been meticulously restored by the owners Debbie and Mark, comfortable, spacious, very well-equipped with plenty of room for everyone.… More
“Absolutely superb accommodation” Everything in the cottage was clean and either new or nearly new. Cooking facilities were excellent. Beautiful location, but perhaps a little too remote for some people. A car is essential.
We loved this cottage, the property and the surrounding gardens are wonderful. It was really comfortable and clean and there was plenty of room for all 4 adults and 2 dogs. We were there for a long … More
“An idyllic farmhouse in beautiful surroundings”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2011
We enjoyed a fabulous week at this property set in expansive, rolling countryside with endless views in every direction. The location is quiet and well off the beaten track, and yet within easy access… More
“Fabulous little countryside bolthole” Stayed here over New Year as a large group of 3 families with young children. It's fabulously peaceful and very well equipped and the owners are very obliging. The farmhouse is quirky and the decorations over th
“Absolutely brilliant - perfect for this type of accomodation!”
Reviewed 21 Aug 2012
Had a really wonderful week here. The owners, Cheryl and Edward, are charming and helpful. The house and gardens are great, 2 large living rooms with log fires already set up to light before we got t… More
“Wonderful, idyllic hideaway”
Reviewed 3 May 2012
My husband and I stayed at Tidicombe house for the second time last Whitsun with our two children (4 and 7 at the time) and my parents. The house is lovely; really cosy and just what you might imagin… More
“Wonderful place to stay, lots of character”
Reviewed 25 Apr 2012
5 friends from abroad, plus small baby, came for Christmas and we wanted somewhere that both families could stay that was full of character yet still comfortable and welcoming. This was perfect, the o… More
“FAB----U---LOUS!!!” We were a party of 12 plus four dogs, ages ranged from 6-78, a great time wasa had by all. The pool was sooo warm, and the cosy fire in the lounge at night just right for an April night. the kitchen was better equipped than my own,
We have just returned from 5 days here. we were a large group aged 6-78. EVERYONE thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The house is massive with huge rooms, not crowded at all. Plenty of room for us all to re… More