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.
Kingsgate Bridge View is a peaceful and picturesque 5-star apartment awaiting you on the banks of the River Wear next to Kingsgate Bridge in Durham City Centre. Stroll down to the river, explore the beautiful city, enjoying the abundance of attractions consisting of a v …see more
“Comfortable and Clean in a good location for exploring Somerset” Spent 5 nights in Lilac cottage in July 13 during very hot weather and the house was clean, comfortable and thankfully nice and cool during the heatwave. The cottage is a converted outbu
“Wonderful again” This was the second time we stayed in this lovely cottage and it was just as great as the first time. The cottage is well equipped an there are lots of possibilities for walking and sightseeing in the area. Our hosts were very friendl
“Lovely cottage in great location and peaceful surroundings”
Reviewed 30 Jul 2015
My husband and I have recently returned from 2 lovely weeks at Avalon cottage. The cottage was comfy, clean and well equipped with everything one could need. The location was perfect to visit Exmoor, … More
“Well appointed, attractive property”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2015
We wanted a central location to visit both North and South Coast. Unfortunately, the weather wasn't marvellous but it helped having a lovely cottage to return to. The cottage is very clean and well … More
“Excellent accommodation with added personal touches”
Reviewed 19 Sep 2014
We were looking for accommodation that would enable us to have a peaceful holiday base while still being within easy reach of local attractions. Avalon Cottage was ideal. The gardens were well maintai… More
“Exceeded all expectations we could gladly have stayed there forever” This cottage (Apple tree Cottage, Bleadon, Weston Super Mare), was totally fabulous.
The cottage exceeded all expectations we could gladly have stayed there forever and if I won t
“Stunning views from a stunning house” We stayed at this house for my 40th birthday, it really was a perfect location with stunning views over the estuary, my personal favourite was sitting with a cuppa first thing in the morning on the sofa in the mas
“Stunning place and fantastic house for 50th birthday party”
Reviewed 13 Oct 2015
Large family weekend away celebrating a birthday..kids loved the garden and amenities..so did the adults!! Great access to a beach and lovely views
Plenty of space to spread round the house...but gre… More
“A characterful retreat” We were very well looked after by Carol and Ron. It is overlooking open fields on the edge of an idyllic Suffolk village. Wildlife was plentiful and varied. The pub -''The Gardener's Arms'' was in one corner of the village gr
Well set out on one floor, with plenty of room to chill out. We had two small dogs with us that were able to explore the garden without any worry. Although the weather wasn't very kind to us our week… More
I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Kipper Cottage. It is a very special place and I hope you will visit again. Thank you . Anne
“Comfortable,stylish and contemporary”
Reviewed 5 Oct 2012
This converted cottage is situated in a lovely part of the island and makes an ideal base for exploring. The cottage has a modern light ,spacious and airy feel. It is well equipped, and has good quali… More
“Well presented holiday cottage which lived up to expectations”
Reviewed 22 Sep 2012
Rented kipper cottage to take my very elderley disabled parents on holiday. The cottage was well equipped and comfortable and to quote my parents if needs be we don't have to go out as there is plenty… More
“Trevio Farmhouse – A Cornish treasure” If quality self catering accommodation in Cornwall is what you are looking for, Trevio Farmhouse will fully meet your requirements.
Set in a beautiful location, Trevio Farmhouse is simply an outstanding holiday
Absolutely stunning the property is 5*+ in everything and you will want for nothing.We always look forward to a very warm welcome from Judith and Mike.The property is totally secluded with great views… More
“Trevio!!! THE place to totally chill out, remote, but very central, 5***** Luxury!!”
Reviewed 4 Feb 2013
We have been coming here for 7 years now and the house is as new looking and clean as it was on our first visit!! Driving along the track to the house is when our holiday begins, past the lake and bir… More
Reviewed 5 Jan 2013
What a fabulous farmhouse. This is the second time we have been toTrevio and as before we were made to feel very welcome by Judith and Mike. This beautiful house has everything you could wish for an… More
“Discover Cambridge and England” An excellent stay :the house is very comfortable and very clean, the environment beautiful (un delicious garden !) and shops are not far away.The owners' reception was very cordial.
Denis and Ruth they know how to treat you. Excellent place to stay out of Cambridge, the house is nice and you got every confort needed..., lovely garden outside.
It worth to try!… More
Reviewed 1 Oct 2012
What a beautiful property.
We absolutely loved every minute of our stay - Denis and Ruth have got it off to a fine art.
Charming furniture and quality towels and bed linens made for a very comfo… More
“Lovely little cottage, perfect for our needs”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2012
Great little cottage on the outskirts of Cambridge. We only required one night stay (for a friend's wedding in the city) and were very pleased that the owners of this cottage were able to accomodate … More
“Luxuriously Lovely Lavender House” What a lovely plave to stay!! The house was immaculate and beautifully decorated. The bedrooms were all kitted out with lovely bedding and each room had it's own individual touches.
We went there as a family of 6,
“the place was lovely and we had a great time!:)” Me and my friends really enjoyed the weekend in Church Lodge cottage. We would definitely like to come and spend the perfect time making BBQ, playing volleyball, having few drinks or listen to music and
We rented this property to celebrate my 40th, we had many guests, with about half camping on the grounds. The house is large and very spacious giving us loads of room. Although the house wasn't immacu… More
“a very nice holiday home and a friendly welcome” We stayed at Donington Den with our 2 small children and enjoyed it very much. We received a very nice welcome. The house was very clean and cosy with all the necessary appliances. It's a nice base to
A very clean and fully equipped property in a quiet location. Owners very friendly. Our second visit and we will return again!… More
“Perfectly situated cosy cottage in the heart of Derbyshire”
Reviewed 20 May 2013
Lovely, cosy cottage. It was very clean and perfect for our family of 4. It was a home away from home. The hosts were very friendly and the welcome pack was yummy. Short walk into town to shops, pu… More
“Very comfortable house ideally situated for East Midlands attractions.”
Reviewed 26 Mar 2013
Donington Den is a very clean, comfortable house situated in a lovely village with an interesting array of small, independent shops. We enjoyed our stay there so much that we have already re-booked th… More
“Lovely apartment with a great view” Very comfortable and well equipped. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Torquil is very helpful and easy to deal with. I am sure we will be back to stay here again in the future.
This is our second stay at the Royal apartments and it's just as lovely as our 1st stay. Beautifully decorated nice quality fittings very clean . Just love it here I could move in .… More
“Great location,sea view, near town centre everything you need”
Reviewed 9 Feb 2016
Lovely apartment ,well equipped, clean and very cosy and warm while Storm Gertrude raged outside. Ideal location for town centre with good coffee shops and restaurants. Good walks by the sea, a very p… More
“Lovely apartment, sea views and great convenient location”
Reviewed 15 Dec 2013
Literally a short stroll from the train station with regular trains to Edinburgh, this apartment was perfect for our Christmas shopping trip. A day return to Edinburgh then a day in lovely North Berwi… More
Yes being so close to the station this apartment is ideal for day trips into Edinburgh. So glad you enjoyed your visit and I hope you found the local restaurant recommendations useful too.
“LOVELY AND CLEAN BUNGALOW.” Well equipped Bungalow. Everything you needed for your stay provided. Only need to bring towels.
Nice sea view. Enclosed garden. Great for kids or dogs.
We all had a great time. Would stay there again.
Totally enjoyed our very relaxing and chilling holiday. the views over looking the sea and valley was wonderful. We found it very hard to tear our self a way. Our boys(dogs) loved it. The garden was … More
“A wonderful family holiday!” We had the pleasure of staying at Shore View at the end of May. The house is wonderful, with everything a family could possibly need on hand. Kate’s communication before arrival was amazing and certainly made the start of
I would highly recommend a stay at Shore View! I booked this holiday let for my family to stay in while we were attending a wedding party near by and it did not disappoint. This place is amazing! It's… More
We're really pleased your party w/e was a success and look forward to welcoming you again in the future. ☺
“Wonderful all-you-can-ask-for holiday home with breathtaking views”
Reviewed 22 Sep 2012
We had an absolutely wonderful time at Shore View. The house is modern, spacious, fully-equipped with amazing views. It was our first stay in an eco house and certainly will not be our last. It is … More
“Best Holiday in Cornwall Ever”
Reviewed 5 Sep 2012
Beautiful house with excellent views. Did not want to leave and will certainly book again. Kate, the owner could not have been more helpful with her advice and tips especially helpful in leaving us in… More
“Great cottage, perfect location” This was a special trip... our 20th wedding anniversary and our first attempt to introduce our three boys to Haworth and the Brontës. So we did pay a little more than we usually would to get this cottage, right in the
Beautiful cottage: spacious and well-equipped, It was perfect for the event weekend we attended, right in the heart of the action and a very short stroll to the pubs and cafes in the village.
Log fir… More
“A perfect retreat for all the family!” We had 3 generations of our family stay for a long weekend and not once did anyone feel they were on top of one another. A great place with loads of room for everyone and very clean and comfortable. Everything we
Lovely cottage very well equipped great having 3 bathrooms 4 of us stayed was fab great for dogs straight into lovely woodland lovely hotel ate at the cair n food was lovely had lunch at tea room very… More
Thank you for your comments, we are delighted that you had a good holiday, it certainly sounds like you managed to pack a lot into your stay!
Spacious 3 bed/3 bath duplex/apartment with sunny roof terrace inside the ancient town walls. Easy access to the beaches, the heart of town is on the doorstep.2 well behaved dogs welcome.Pay and display parking available nearby (200 mts) - £3 per day £18 pe …see more
“Amazing holiday” We stayd here on the first week of September and I can honestly say we couldn't have asked for a better place to stay, everything was so clean and the beds so comfortable they even catered for my 16month old he loved it. We can't wait
Appletree Cottage is a period property dating back to circa 1760 and recently restored. With beamed ceilings, inglenook fireplace and large private cottage garden, it is in an ideal position to explore the areas of Kent, Sussex and the beaches of the South CoastFrom As …see more
“Midweek 2 night stay” We had a lovely stay at perfect for two. It's like a home from home and the location is great for Bath. There are lots of lovely walks nearby down the canal and the river and to the local pubs. Andrew was lovely and couldn't be m
Andrew and his wife have thought of everything. Andrew was very welcoming and helpful. The accommodations were well located and lovely.… More
“Perfect apartment in perfect location”
Reviewed 11 Sep 2014
Immaculate apartment in convenient location with easy access into Bath. Good pubs serving great food within a reasonable walking distance. Great for walks in surrounding countryside offering breatht… More
“This property is Perfect for 2”
Reviewed 13 Jul 2014
The property is exceptionally clean and well presented. Although we did not cook it is well set up for self catering. The property is well located for visiting Bath with regular bus services passi… More
“Fabulous house, great location, had everything you needed” Lovely clean house, home from home, everything you needed, lovely fruit basket, prosecco and chocolates provided upon arrival. Games room was a great extra. Loved the enclosed yards and our d
A really comfortable and well equipped house and quite quirky. Sarah was happy to have a dog visit and made quite a fuss of her.
Couldn't fault Sarah when a problem arose regarding the heating(whic… More
“A little Gem!” "The Lookout" what a little gem - we couldn't have asked for anything more! Ideally situated, within walking distance, of all what Broadstairs has to offer: great bars, restaurants and beaches all with the added bonus of brilliant sunsh
“right in the middle of dartmouth” Lovely apartment, close to town and park with lovely views over the river.
Modern apartment with everything you need and very clean.
This was our second visit to Waters Edge and 500% better than Dartside holiday acc
My husband and I love Dartmouth but after a bad experience with the place we stayed in 2012, we were a little worried but what a lovely surprise when we entered Waters Edge apartment, it was lovely. T… More
Reviewed 1 Feb 2013
We had a fabulous time in this apartment and in fact we stayed an extra couple of nights because we weren't ready to go home. It was spotlessly clean. The appliances are all of decent quality and th… More
“excellent view luxury appartment”
Reviewed 29 Jan 2013
apartment has everything you need the freezer was very usefull apartment is very spacious in the best location with an excellent view… More
“Perfect for our family of two adults and two teenage daughters” Such a cute place, we all loved Blue Hill Cottage; probably the favourite of our 5 week holiday in the UK and the continent. It was located perfectly; the town in one direction and the l
Had a very pleasant weekend with some friends in Ambleside at this cosy property. Nice welcoming open fire. It's not the biggest property but has a great location just a few minutes from the center of… More
“Perfect for a relaxing honeymoon”
Reviewed 26 Jul 2012
This was our first visit to the Lakes and Bluehill Cottage and Ambleside were the perfect introduction. Bluehill was really easy to find and very well situated for popping out for milk or a nice meal.… More
“Ideal location,comfortable and homely cottage.”
Reviewed 7 Jun 2012
The cottage was comfortable,warm and well equipped. There is a log fire,washing machine and the kitchen had everything you could need and a good standard of cleanliness throughout. Based within 5 minu… More
“Amazing place, fantastic home!” Wow, where to begin! The Coach House was just perfect for our 'Escape to the Country'.
The location was perfect, remote but within easy reach of the beach and shops.
There is so much to do in this part of Wales, th
Friendly welcome by owner Maureen
Stone cottage set in very attractive country side
Fantastic area for keen walkers and cyclists
very attractive stone cottage with comfy bed
Easy to use wood burn… More
“Excellent flat - with the Island View” Modern flat with combined kitchen, lounge & diner that was spacious. Two comfortable, quiet bedrooms ( double & twin) at the rear with a small garden & drying area. Master has an excellent shower room & the other
Old Rose Cottage is a 4 stars AA accredited grade II listed red brick holiday cottage located in the pictoresque village of Turville (home to the TV serie The Vicar of Dibley) in the in the Hambleden Valley, in the heart of Chiltern Hills. Designated as an "Area of Outs …see more
“Great House in great location” I booked the house for my birthday celebration so our grown up family could stay with us. The great location of the house enabled us to take the grandchildren biking along the promenade and walk on the beach, without ge
We really enjoyed our stay at Fairhaven House. Such a great house, near to all the local attractions and great public transport. It's our second time at the house and would definitely book again.… More
“Stunning!” A stunning apartment in a stunning location! This apartment is thoughtfully furnished and finished to a very high standard with all the amenities to make your stay very comfortable. The views from the apartment never tire, whatever the wea
Just back home this afternoon, gutted to have spent a week in the apartment for our October break.
I'm not one to return to the same place twice but this is an exception as feel we feel at home the… More
Thank you so much for your review. It is always a pleasure to welcome you to our apartment and we look forward to your next visit!
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
We were delighted to be able to book a Twixmas break at such a wonderful location. Booking was simple and cost reasonable (particulalry given the lovely wee touches - like a Christmas Tree!). The ac… More
Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. It was exceptional weather then - a shame for your return journey!
“Fantastic location and great apartment” What a great place to stay .... very well appointed apartment .... close to two of our favourite beeches ... Crantock and Fistral beech .
The apartment had just been refurbished to a very high standard , includ
“Found our perfect 5* holiday accommodation” Having recently returned from holiday at The Barn we can only reiterate the comments that other visitors have made. The accommodation was definitely 5* we could not fault it at all. Everything was of a ver
“We had a fabulous time in this cosy,luxurious, fantastically situated barn.”
Reviewed 28 Jan 2013
We spent a romantic snowy long weekend in this beautiful property. We had no problem finding the property and received a warm welcome from the owners who were very helpful and for whom nothing was to… More
“A top notch property in a lovely rural setting”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2013
This was excellent accommodation in every respect in a lovely peaceful setting. The barn has been beautifully converted and throughout has been fitted out to a very high standard. Sue, the owner, who … More
“Wow! (that's all that needs to be said!)”
Reviewed 10 May 2013
We stayed here from 27th Apr - 4th May (me, my wife and daughter!) and really we're lost for words. Set back in stunning surroundings, the long drive passing the field of sheep and then turning infron… More
“Comfortable accommodation, very convenient location” My wife and I stayed over a long weekend for our first visit to York and were extremely pleased with the apartment. It was clean, comfortable and warm - important given the weather at the time! Kitt
Emperors Wharf was a really lovely apartment and furnished to a very high standard. We especially appreciated the warm personal welcome and all the thoughtful extras provided.… More
Thanks so much for the lovely review. Really appreciate you enjoyed all the things that we think are important too! Great to hear from you...and thank you
Reviewed 13 Feb 2013
We had such a wonderful stay in York. The accommodation and welcome were amazing. Sheena the owner was so helpful and friendly. The apartment had everything you could possibly need and more. There wer… More
Thanks so much for the wonderful review. Makes my day to read you want to come back. I especially enjoyed your description of 'playing house' and will look forward to seeing you again! I enjoyed meeting you both too...
“A must stay, stay!”
Reviewed 24 Sep 2012
The flat was absolutely lovely. Exceptionally clean with a stocked pantry and perfectly located. It was a few minutes walk into the hib of the town with a friendly local across the road. It had all… More
It was great to meet you and I really enjoyed hosting your birthday stay! Thanks very much for your review and I also appreciated your personal thanks at the time. Look forward to seeing you anytime you can get back here again...
“Perfect Honeymoon” Milk Wood Lodge was the perfect place to spend our honeymoon! The garden is beautiful and the hot tub is a real luxury! The cabin in very homely and was spotless when we arrived. There is a log burner and a sauna which we loved! The
Well, what can we say about Milk Wood Bach..! It truly is one of the most relaxing breaks we've had. We've been on lots of amazing holidays but if your looking for somewhere in an idyllic setting (wit… More
“Fantastic relaxing weekend”
Reviewed 15 Jul 2013
The lodge here is beautiful everything you could need. Hot tub in the garden is brilliant loved it sat out in the dark with just the lights on the hot tub. Sauna and shower steam room are great. So pe… More
“Peace and tranquility in wonderful surroundings and first class accommodation”
Reviewed 29 Apr 2013
A wonderful weekend in a first class luxurious lodge. The facilities were second to none, the owner has thought of everything to make your stay a home from home experience. The lodge was immaculate … More
“lovely stay” Lovely cottage, great surroundings, wonderful stay!
We stayed at the Stackyard for 6 nights and we really appreciated the place; It is very clean, comfortable and cosy. It is big enough for 4 people. A real home away from home!
I stayed at this property with my 2 daughters to have a late Christmas, it couldn't had been better. Well equipped and decorated superbly. We probably picked the coldest and windiest weekend this year… More
Thanks for your kind words. The Woodburner has been the best addition to the house, even more so when we are on the back end of an atlantic storm.
Great to hear you & your daughters had a great time and we hope you managed to play some of the games with them and make the best of your time.
We hope you can come back some other time.
Cassandra & Steve
“Excellent location for all hou golf players”
Reviewed 21 Sep 2016
The Stackyard Kingsbarns is the perfect holiday cottage especially if you want to use it as a base for a golfing holiday. Bright, clean ans tidy with all the mod cons needed. The owners make access to… More
Glad to hear that you and your friends had such a good time. Kingsbarns certainly is a great golfing base, as you would have seen the sign outside the house "550 metres" to the Kingsbarns golf course.
Hope you can come back some other time.
Steve & Cassandra
Reviewed 26 Jun 2016
Just returned from a stay in this fantastic cottage, what a find!! We were visiting St Andrews for my son's Graduation. Our party included myself, husband, mother-in-law and Labrador Bodie. Right fro… More
Thank you so much for the kind review. I'm sure your son's graduation helped elate your feeling during the stay. Well done to him!
We both hope you can return to enjoy Kingsbarns some other time.
Steve & Cassandra
“Wow! What a view.” An amazing place to just relax and watch the world go by. Seashells is clean, comfortable and very good value for money. Everything you need for a relaxing holiday is here, even a welcoming bottle of wine. Lots of places to eat clos
Lovely clean appartment, great veiws , every thing you need is there , just sit back and enjoy the holiday you won,t want to leave.… More
“Excellent apartment and location. Shame about the parking issue.”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2013
The apartment is ideally situated, with a wonderful seascape. The constant sound of the sea was mesmorising, especially as we live so far from the coastline ourselves. The apartment has very good fa… More
Thank you for your kind comments Karen.I will be looking at buying an oven tray and oven glove ! You were unlucky with your week as the other two apartments had guests staying so parking was tricky..As Ive said before there are two spaces for three apartments and any parking on the seafront is a premium as Im sure you'll appreciate.
“Great break !”
Reviewed 21 Apr 2013
We had a really good time staying in Seashells over Easter holiday.
Perfect location, fantastic views from our apartment, great pubs and coffee places near by.
The only disadvantage can be parking … More
“A beautiful place to stay, with lots to do for kids and adult” 39 old court is a beautiful place to stay, it's on a lovely site which offers lots to do for kids and adults and is very friendly and peaceful. 39 old court itself is lovely and clean, and
Booking was simple and without fuss. The property was very clean and well equipted. The furnishings were good and the bed was very comfortable. Location was perfect for exploring the coast and moors. … More
Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay.
“A bit disopointed”
Reviewed 26 Jun 2016
When in cottage very dark as lots of trees and smelt damp club house poor not always open so not good… More
Unfortunately, during this stay the weather was particularly poor for June. We have had no other reports of darkness/damp or problems with clubhouse opening..
“A superb house in a beautiful place with everything you could want” Ten of us stayed for a long weekend and were made to feel very welcome
The house is lovely, situated in a beautiful quiet village and is superbly well equipped. Everything is of hig
We loved this house! It had everything you could think of which made it a real home from home with a touch of luxury. The kitchen was incredible, and the bedrooms were all spacious and well thought ou… More
Reviewed 11 Jun 2014
We had an absolutely lovely stay at Pear Tree Cottage. The house is beautiful and John and Martin make every effort to make you welcome. We were having a holiday with extended family and there was ple… More
“Fantastic house, wonderful area and brilliant owners”
Reviewed 9 May 2014
Pear Tree Cottage gives you everything you'd want from a holiday home- space, warmth, something different and a beautiful location. We stayed as a group of 6 adults and 4 kids and had more than suffic… More
“Perfect location.” The cottage was very comfortable, and had everything we needed during our holiday. The parking was a definite bonus as Conwy was very busy when we arrived with the annual Food Fair. Our only thing the cottage lacked was wi-fi, but w
in a quiet location within easy reach of the town with good parking which is a bonus for conwy. clean and tidy with comfortable beds and adequate facilities & a welcome pack on arrival.
like many s/… More
Many thanks - Kind regards Mark & Team
“Immaculate house, excellent location. Lots to do in area for teenagers.”
Reviewed 2 Jul 2015
Knights Rest is a beautiful cottage just under the castle walls in Conwy. It is immaculately presented, beautifully decorated and very well equipped. The cottage has a small south facing patio with BB… More
Dear Caroline & family
Many thanks for taking the time to provide a review - which is most appreciated
Great to hear that you all had a fab time, and that the weather was indeed great the past week or so
Hopefully we will welcome you back in due course
all very best & Thank you
Mark & Team
“Content in Conwy”
Reviewed 17 May 2015
Great location, clean and comfortable apartment . My family, which includes 2 teenagers, really enjoyed the location of Knights rest and walked everywhere. It was also surprisingly quiet. It's very ea… More
Gregg & Family
Many thanks for taking the time to review and your kind comments.
We hope to see you back this side of the pond in the future
Glad to had a great time
All very best
Mark & Team
“Lovely Apartment Right by the Beach” Booked as weekend accommodation for a beach party at Crusoes Cafe on Longsands (right below the property). The apartment is lovely - spacious, modern and fresh - with amazing views.
The kids (old and young) loved