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 view in the village” We travelled to Portpatrick for a first visit and we absolutely loved it. The village, the weather, the places to eat, the walks and best of all South Haven!
We were there for a half term break and to recharge our batteries
“Great location in a newly renovated town house. Brill for large groups.” Perfect location if want to be close to the centre of Brighton town. Although the only view was of the bins in the street so if you like to see the seafront, although the propert
“A great weekend break with friends” Riverside House was an ideal property for a long weekend with girl friends. It was spacious and well furnished, and felt like a real home from home. It was wonderful having pre-dinner drinks in the garden overlookin
“Comfortable property in a good location” We stayed here at Easter in 2013. The property is quite modern and was clean and tidy when we arrived. The directions were excellent. Even though the weather was cold the property was lovely and warm. The showe
When we booked this property it was advertised as "decorated and furnished to a very high standard". Unfortunately, on arrival we discovered this was not the case and the property was a little shabby … More
“Spacious, well equipped, central, clean” We had a fantastic week - the first time we've stayed in a holiday home bigger than our own home! Very spacious - plenty of room to spread out - attic room ideal for children bored with the rain - we barely sa
My wife and I together with our ten year old daughter are regular visitors to Conwy and have stayed in several cottages within the town walls over the last ten years. These are always full of charact… More
“Comfortable, spacious accommodation in fantastic location within town walls”
Reviewed 16 Jan 2013
Excellent accommodation, easy to find, short walk to station, buses and car parking very close, good choice of shops all around. Lovely views over the estuary especially from main bedroom, and pleasa… More
“Beautiful location with everything catered for.”
Reviewed 5 Nov 2012
My partner and I stayed at Castle Reach in october.I had never been to Conwy before but will certainly return as it is a beautiful town with plenty to see and do in the surrounding area. The house its… More
“Great weekend break” Wonderful position for exploring Bath. Characterful property which easily slept
our family of 7.
Liked the dining room on the lower floor, ideal for playing board games!
Lovely to find milk, croissants, cookies and a welcoming
Four of us had a fabulous weekend here recently - we wanted to have a bit of space so we could relax all together and also on our own. This was the perfect spot! We had great customer service, the loc… More
“The best place to stay in Bath”
Reviewed 8 Apr 2013
We've stayed at the Abbey House Mews twice now and absolutely love it! It's so close to the centre of the city - everything is within walking distance so once your car is parked you don't need it agai… More
“the most beautiful and central self catering place you can stay in Bath”
Reviewed 18 Mar 2013
i have just returned from 48 hours in Abbey Mews with 7 friends to celebrate my 50th birhday. The accomodation felt like home to us for the whole week end. it has been beautifully decorated and furni… More
“The perfect base for our weekend in Bath” We booked this house for a weekend (7 friends) and it was perfect. Great location, well laid out, spacious, clean and very comfortable. Would definitely recommend this if you are heading to Bath as a group o
“unrivalled location, beautifully appointed, perfect for exploring Bath”
Reviewed 2 Dec 2012
This is my second stay in this house. First time for a mums weekend away in 2008, this time for a parent's 70th with family. Ideal for both sets of people. Such a central location, nowhere is more tha… More
“What a beautiful house!”
Reviewed 7 Oct 2012
Really nice house in an excellent location! We really enjoyed ourselves! Has everything that you need for a brilliant weekend! Only let down was the BBQ was really dirty so we couldn't use it but it d… More
“Glorious house, phenomenal location”
Reviewed 27 Jun 2012
Really couldn't have asked for more from this house. I stayed here for four nights with my wife, our 15-month old daughter and my wife's family. The house is very spacious, and kitted out to a high s… More
“Lovely house, great location, will certainly return.” The house is really nicely decorated and furnished, has everything you would need. The owners friendly and helpful. It's just a couple of minutes walk to the centre of Lymington and also the harb
“Weeklong stay in November” The place was a little hard to get in, possibly a better description on the outside and some photos would help. The apartment itself was great, and we didn't have any complaints after the initial hiccup there. Location is
Really clean and spacious, easy walking distance to station and underground, very well equipped. The view is wonderful and we really enjoyed our stay.… More
“Warm, cosy and easy access to London city.”
Reviewed 1 Dec 2011
We arrived late in the evening and we were pleasantly surprised to feel at home so quickly. Even though we arrived late we could let ourselves in by a very clever system to obtain the key.
The townho… More
“Cosy house with beautiful view of the Thames”
Reviewed 21 Apr 2012
We spent four lovely days at the "Riverside".
It's a beautiful house, cosy and comfortable. The kitchen is so well equipped you will really enjoy cooking there! The living room is comfortable with sa… More
“Great house, great location, great holiday!” Beautiful, trendy and clean house. Great location for croyde and the beach and has everything in the house you'll need for a holiday with kids. One word of caution don't be fooled by the info on the booking
“Very nice house and facilities provided in lovely village but parking lets it down especially if more than one car”
Reviewed 6 Aug 2012
All house was clean on arrival and information on facilities in house provided. Sky+HD a great bonus with sports pack too. Showerroom in garage very useful too. Free wifi a real bonus for kids who liv… More
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“Great Stay at The Lookout”
Reviewed 8 Nov 2011
"We had a very good relaxing stay at The Lookout and felt right at home as soon as we walked in. Please pass on my apologies to the owners as we meant to write a comment in their visitors book but for… More
We are pleased that you have had such a good experience and look forward to assisting you with your next holiday. Kind Regards, Choice Cottages
“Modern house with character”
Reviewed 28 Sep 2012
Great central location allowing easy access to pubs and shops, beach and walks. The house is clean and comfortable and we enjoyed our stay very much. Only downsides for us: bunk room really only sui… More
“Beautiful accommodation, friendly staff and locals, great food , relaxing” Thank you so much for a wonderful stay at your Holiday Homes over Christmas. Our family of 6 stayed in a 3 bedroom and it was a thoroughly enjoyable stay. Everything was per
“A great position ,potentially good but spoilt by poor maintentance”
Reviewed 15 Aug 2016
This house has a great position but our stay was marred with problems. Following a severe leak in the kitchen we were without downstairs water from Friday to Monday. There was no emergency numbers tha… More
“Chestnut Mews a great base for a Swanage family holiday” This property was ideal for a three generation family stay, 6 adults, a small child and a baby. It was welcoming, well maintained, and comfortable. It had a home from home feel and there were so
We hired the cottage with friends to attend a wedding. The property was brilliantly located, fantastic value for money and had everything we needed.
We had a brilliant stay. Thanks! … More
“Lovely house, great for our family to use for a long weekend”
Reviewed 7 Nov 2015
The house is ideally situated for the shops, beach and railway - great location in quiet road. Bathrooms were very well appointed and all bedrooms were a great size and very comfortable. Our party com… More
“Amazing Town House” Beautiful house in a quite residential area, the house is maintained to a very high standard with everything you could possibly need.
York town Centre is approximately a 10 minute walk way where there are numerous bars and restaur
Superbly located for getting in and around York, just a few minutes walk. Lovely house, well equipped with everything you need and very stylish, clean and homely. Loved the ceiling fans, they were a… More
Reviewed 15 Apr 2013
this property is lovely and great value for money, it had everything we needed including,iron and hair dryer:)… More
“Excellent accommodation and very central”
Reviewed 4 Sep 2016
There was everything you need in the accommodation was also very clean and spacious. The location is excellent was really nice to be able to park the car and walk everywhere. Trudi was very helpful an… More
“A fantastic house in a fantastic location” This house exceeded expectations. Its an enourmous hosue and was perfect four our lareg group of students celebrating the end of exams.
Perfect location, just over the road from Morrisons and super close to
“A great house with masses of space in a very central location”
Reviewed 14 May 2012
We visit the 'big house' with some other familes (kids ranging from 2-10) every year.
Weeks before the kids are asking 'how many big sleeps until the big house?!'
We love the house - there's lots to… More
Reviewed 23 Jul 2013
Not suitable if you have difficulty climbing stairs as it is set over three floors, the living area being on the middle floor. One big disadvantage was the fact that it has only one bathroom, in our… More
With regards to the parking, we try to allocate most bookings with a visitors parking permit that will allow one car to park outside the property. We are limited to the amount that the council will allow us , but for additional cars we are lucky that guests can park their cars for about £2 a day in the sports ground opposite the house.
We do appreciate that one bathroom and one cloakroom is limited for a house of this size, but we do try to keep the price at a reasonable level to reflect this. However three of the bedrooms do have vanity sinks.
We understand that these clients had a lovely week and we appreciated their lovely email to thank us.
“Beautiful Cottage in wonderful York!” Start to finish the booking process with Mary was faultless. The cottage itself is beautifully quaint and in the perfect location for a short walk into the town centre. It really does have everything. We stayed as
“Clean, tidy and spacious” The house was clean and presentable, it had every thing we needed and our stay was comfortable. There was plenty of room for all the family and we didn't feel we were under each other's feet. Location was fab with all ameniti
Me and a group of friends thoroughly enjoyed our stay here, not only is there plenty of space which is well heated , all the mod cons and only a very short walk to town centre.
Had a great time and w… More
“spacious house with an Ideal location to access whitby”
Reviewed 31 Oct 2014
Lovely house but you need to be fit as lots of stairs. House was home from home had everything you needed. Beds were comfy and rooms spacious. Parking a little bit of an issue, you soon realised if yo… More
“Perfect location-stress free vacation!”
Reviewed 31 Oct 2013
Booking the property was very easy indeed. The owner was prompt and polite with all emails and made the process very simple. Arriving at the property was easy also, directions were clear-the only quib… More