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.
“Peaceful Holiday Location” We had a great four night break over the New Year in this lovely converted barn.
Piers was extremely helpful with any questions we had regarding the property and the local area - especially his recommendations for great res
We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Cotmore Farm. The barn itself was exceptional, and decorated with great attention to detail. We loved the artwork on the walls, the welcome basket of food and drink, … More
Reviewed 1 Nov 2011
Cotmore Farm is a great place to get away from it all. Top class accommodation, welcoming hosts and a lovely complimentary basket of goodies on arrival.
Everything you need to enjoy a home from home … More
“The perfect getaway”
Reviewed 25 Sep 2011
We had a lovely time at The Barn. The pictures do not do it justice. It is a great space with all could want and more. The kids loved the chickens and horses. The owners were very friendly, but do… More
“We loved it!” The apartment itself was pleasing: nicely designed, well laid out, well supplied, comfortable. The internet pictures had prepared me for that. The beds were very comfortable. That, you can't tell from pictures. Also, you can't tell fro
We stayed here as a family group of 10 & there was plenty of room for us all. The house was very well equipped & clean. We were met by the owner on arrival who showed us round and a cream tea was prov… More
“Perfect place to relax.” 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 weeks stay was most enjoyable.
Had a great week at kipper cottage, cant wait to get back next year. Boat house was a real treat. House was clean and tidy. Lovely quite spot… More
“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
“Perfect place for a family reunion” My husband and I spent a week at the Dovecote, catching up with family. The cottage was perfect for this, charming, spacious and well equipped (so we could cook family dinners) and in such a deligtful spot. It is i
The dovecote, an ornate country retreat which is just that bit special. Small picturesque lake, ducks & comfortable accommodation made this stay ideal. Our host was most welcoming & even baked us a c… More
Glad you enjoyed it. Hope you can visit again sometime!
Reviewed 3 Dec 2014
We booked this as a surprise for my moms 60th birthday and she utterly adored it. It's tranquil and beautiful yet a few minutes drive to bustling cities. The cake was delicious, the house was just gor… More
Glad you had a great time - hope to see you again!
“Beautiful and peaceful stay”
Reviewed 10 Dec 2013
An incredible weekend with two girls and a toddler. Cheltenham was a short drive away where we went for Christmas market. The view from the house over the lake was beautiful with the location of the h… More
“Mrs” Fantastic location, everything you could possibly want in the apartment from pizza cutter to sewing kit! Spotlessly clean! I would definitely recommend this apartment to anyone who wants to visit Dunkeld
“Charming and Cozy Cotswold Cottage” Everything was wonderful! The house was perfect for us, and the surrounding walks were wonderful. What a wonderful surprise to have Carol's fresh eggs, milk, butter and bread ready for us when we arrived! We loved
We had a wonderful time at Rose Cottage (2 adults & a toddler). It is in a lovely village (I recommend the Fox pub's Sunday lunch!) and it is a very well-equipped, cosy cottage. We were even left butt… More
“Lovely cottage in a beautiful area of England”
Reviewed 21 Oct 2016
We spent a marvellous week in Rose Cottage with its cozy atmosphere. Everything was kindly prepared for our stay.
A practical person would write: „The cottage was equipped with all things you oug… More
“Fantastic stay !!!” Perfect cottage in great location- loved the extras -wine and flowers and well stocked cupboards with all the basics, washing up liquid , candles, dishwasher tabs etc etc- things you would normally have to buy.
Cottage was warm an
Beautiful cottage, everything you could possible need is there. A lot of extras too - lovely fresh flowers on arrival and chilled wine. Home from home! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and we would d… More
Thank you so much for giving a review. It was lovely to meet you and glad you had everything you needed to make your stay comfortable. Look forward to seeing you again sometime. Many thanks Annabel
“Great flat, excellent location” We had a great time at pinewood with our 2 sons, 2 and 6 months old and our dog. Flat is well equipped if a little dated but has everything you need. Rooms are big and there is plenty of space for the kids to set up the
“Great holiday apartment with lovely views and only 10 mins walk from the beach.”
Reviewed 17 Apr 2012
My wife and I stayed here for the first 2 weeks of April 2012, with our two young children (3 and 8 years old). We love this area and this was the ninth year we have come back.
Pinewood is lovely, … More
Thank you for your kind comments
“lovely big apartment, family attractions all close by”
Reviewed 1 Oct 2011
Stayed here during the summer with our 21 month old daughter. It was very safe inside for her to run around as everything on one floor. All the rooms were a good size, just a bit old fashioned. Our da… More
“Fantastic location .... Good base for exploring Snowdonia” The property is spacious and stands within a large plot which includes a river where the grandchildren spent hours playing (take an inflatable boat for extra enjoyment). The "beach" area next
“Picturesque, well located and so nice to have a river running around the grounds”
Reviewed 14 Jan 2014
I loved this cottage, it has a couple of acres where the local farmer brings his sheep and lambs, the river has a small beach to it so makes for a relaxing sit down at the end of a day's outing. There… More
“Great location, view, lodge and very accomodating hosts!!!” Fantastic views of the countryside and mountains from the lodge. Tony and Sally were extremely helpful and generous! The location is great only a short drive to Hay on Wye, local pubs and act
If you're looking for a rural location with a fantastic view - go no further! The log cabin is situated with views across to the mountains. I can not recommend both the location and the cabin highly… More
Many thanks for your review. We really appreciate it. We look forward to seeing you and your friends again.
“Great place to escape the city!” Charming and spacious converted barn with everything you need, beautiful surroundings, perfectly located for those who like to walk/hike. Lots of local info from the owners in advance of the trip which was very helpfu
We had the best few days ever! The barn has just been restored so it was all fresh and new when we got there. Loads of outside space in the courtyard that my 6 year old thoroughly enjoyed in the eveni… More
“Spacious, ultra-comfortable barn in wonderful loation”
Reviewed 6 Jan 2017
We were there for a family wedding at nearby venue. A weekend wasn't long enough. Great location, warm and luxurious. Would definitely recommend, wish we could have stayed longer.… More
“A tip top place to stay in beautiful surroundings”
Reviewed 15 Jan 2015
It's hard to write a true reflection of this lovely place because one needs to go and actually enjoy both the barn and the countryside. The photos don't do it justice at all. We visited the barn as a … More
“Outstanding” Absolutely delighted with this lovely wee house. It was immaculate and fully furnished with everything you could possibly need. Two large family bathrooms which was great to get everyone up and out for the day. Location right beside Th
“great location” Right in the centre of Croyde village, with parking - a major advantage in Croyde.
A nice cottage with a decent sized kitchen.The weather wasn't kind but we went surfing anyway- walking distance.We also went horse riding on Exmoor.
We stayed here for a three night weekend break with our baby and toddler. The cottage was just what we needed with a cosy lounge, large modern kitchen with high quality appliances and good sized bedro… More
“Great location and really nice cosy cottage close to the sea”
Reviewed 19 Sep 2011
We stayed with our daugher [15 years] and on and off, 2 friends plus a small dog.
Ideally located to walk to the village for shopping/meals and to the beach via the very nice beach path.
The cottage… More
Thank you for the review. We're glad you enjoyed putting your feet up. Hope to see you again. Jon and Tricia
“Well-equipped cottage in the centre of pretty Croyde village”
Reviewed 17 Jul 2011
As a group of four surfing girls the cottage had everything we needed, including a lovely big kitchen with dining table for evening meals. Just down the road from the surprisingly happening local pub … More
We're glad you enjoyed the cottage and the surf. Look forward to seeing you next year. Best wishes Jon and Tricia
“Relaxing” We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Morfa Nefyn. The caravan was clean and pleasant and had everything we needed. Tim was charming and helpful (he even offered to collect us from the beach when the rain came down heavily). The beach is only a
“Great property in amazing location” We took the rental as a party of 4 adults and four children in August. We found a well maintained property with very good facilities in a wonderful location. Less than 100 yards from the beach with a stunning view a
The house was in a great location and was spacious for a family of eight staying for the week. The weather was great too. We had an issue with the doors which was a real inconvenience but these were… More
“Excellent location for any age”
Reviewed 12 Sep 2016
Great location the beaches are sandy. local water sports close by, there are plenty of local shops everything is provided in the house all you need is provisions I did an online order and it was deliv… More
Reviewed 20 Aug 2016
Just stayed at dunes for a week, the accommodation is clean and tidy and meets all expectations. The location is very desirable for anyone who wishes to be close to the beach and local amenities. Only… More
“Lovely holiday” Lovely welcome, full equipped kitchen, very clean, comfortable beds,beautiful view from the cottage, peaceful place with the sky full of stars! Definitely recommend this place. Thank you Camel View!
Visiting from upstate New York we had a wonderfully relaxing stay at this beautiful, secluded cottage, which looks out over a picturesque tidal estuary dotted with boats. The cottage was immaculate wi… More
Reviewed 28 Jun 2016
We had a fantastic week and appreciated the welcome goodies. The weather was a bit hit and miss but we enjoyed hiring bikes down the Camel Trail to Padstow and exploring the coast. The view is amazin… More
“Relaxing Break” Heron Lodge is very conveniently placed, just seconds off the 'Spine Road' that runs through the Cotswold Water Park and only a minute or two from the A419 which will take you to the M4 in around 20 minutes.
The lodge itself is fan
“Wonderful holiday experience in the perfect location”
Reviewed 29 Jul 2014
A wonderful holiday home which contributed to the perfect stay. Perfectly located in the heart of the Cotswolds, the house came with all the creature comforts in a very modern contemporary environment… More
“Amazing tranquil and beautiful location”
Reviewed 30 Jun 2014
An amazingly tranquil and beautifully located lodge on the bank of a lake with amazing views. An amazing lodge, spacious, airy and tastefully decorated to plaease anyones eyes.
Highly recommended to… More
“Excellent, well equipped accommodation”
Reviewed 21 May 2014
The lodge, on the waterside, lived up to expectations.We had booked this accommodation for a family weekend and it was perfect for our needs.Plenty of space,lovely en suite bathrooms and a family frie… More
“Perfect cottage in every way” I cannot recommend this cottage highly enough. we stayed there as 4 adults & 2 young children and small dog. had everything we needed inside and games for the children in the shed and enclosed garden for dog & children. V
“Beautiful cottage with large garden ideally situated for St Davids and the coastal path.”
Reviewed 23 Apr 2016
Couldn't have asked for anything better. Fantastic service and advice given by the owners. Set just up the road from St Davids near Whitesands beach with easy access to the coastal path and nearby vil… More
“Very homely and comfortable” Very nice, very clean, good towels and bedding sheets. Good situation, very pretty house and Garden. Lots of nice details, detergent, coffee, tea, bread, butter, milk, chocolates, a welcome pack. No parking outside the ho
“Fantastic stay” A beautiful apartment in a great location, a couple of minutes walk from the train station, with no great hills to climb. Apartment has the living room and kitchen at street level and the bedrooms are below street level. Decor througho
We stayed at Broomfiled Terrace, with our two grandsons aged 14 and 9 over what must have been the busiest four days of the year in Whitby - or it felt like it!! I knew that there was no parking at th… More
“Cosy Cottage” I stayed at Pear Tree Cottage with my family over the New Year. Our party ranged in age from 2 to 88 years and everyone thoroughly enjoyed their stay. The house is warm, cosy, beautifully decorated and very well equipped. A great place
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
“A superb house in a beautiful place with everything you could want”
Reviewed 1 Jul 2014
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 high quality and the… 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