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.
“relaxed holiday” nice area
breaktfast every morning in the garden.
Owner very friendly and helpfull.
We are from Germany and we liked the good talk with the owners about all the small interesting things.
We had a relaxed time with good weather and
“So relaxing, peaceful and enjoyable.” I went with my 41yr son, who is in a wheelchair. Mike was so helpful with the wheelchair, hoist etc. Wine in the fridge to welcome us, told Mike I'd take a point off as I don't drink white!! For families with chil
We had a wonderful week at Cae Berllan. We were very lucky with the weather, which always helps, but also there are so many things to do with small children in that area. Not just the castles and bl… More
“NEEDS A PROFESSIONAL TOUCH!”
Reviewed 6 Apr 2014
The location of the cottage is very nice, being tucked away in a quiet village. It was very large and spacious with a lovely private garden, ample big enough for a large family, but needed a good cle… More
The cottage has been updated and decorated this winter on the 1st April we received our 4*grading from the tourism board. We are available At all times. If someone has a problem with anything they are always welcome to approach us
“Amazing tranquil location” Found Forty Winks on Trip Advisor, Never been to Norfolk but know it's a beautiful place. Forty winks had only a few reviews as it's only been open a few months, but we took the risk anyway as it looked stunning, we booke
“Lovely rooms and hosts in a beautiful, tranquil location.”
Reviewed 16 Aug 2015
We did this a late booking and so glad we did. Sally and Chris are the perfect hosts, good array of foods available for the continental style breakfast; rooms furnished to a high specification. Fabulo… More
Thank you so much for your review, and we look forward to you returning to Forty Winks at some time in the future.
“Super property excellent location, great hosts, you cannot ask for anything more.” We have booked this property for many years which is one of three converted barns run by Tim and Barbara Clark. The setting is idyllic and the hosts are charming alway
“Lovely cottage in superb setting” We thoroughly enjoyed our weeks rental in this well positioned comfortable cottage. The attention to detail( e.g.fresh flowers on arrival) and the quality of the fixtures and fittings and kitchen equipment was excelle
“Lovely relaxing holiday” We have just returned from a lovely relaxing holiday at the nest. The location was so peaceful. We had a very comfortable bed and had great nights sleep. Zara was a great host who made us feel at home and nothing was too much
Set in lovely surroundings. Zara very welcoming. Accommodation clean & lovely. Bed very comfortable.… More
Really lovely to have met you both, hopefully see you again.
“Great little home away from home!”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2016
Friendly welcome from the owner, Zara and her cats. Beautiful little place with all the facilities you need for a short or long stay. Immaculately clean and very well decorated with country cottage me… More
“Relaxing break with stunning views” Graham and Amanda were so welcoming. I instantly felt at home. The cottage was very clean and cosy. It was Based in the countryside with magnificent views.
I took my dog with me and there was opportunity for p
This is a lovely place to stay. The views are amazing and the cottage was clean and had everything you need, washing machine, microwave, DVD player. Owners very welcoming and even though cottage is cl… More
“A fantastic break at Meadow Cottage”
Reviewed 10 May 2014
Our family stayed in Meadow Cottage for 1 week over the Easter break. What a wonderful setting! Very safe for our young children to run freely and our dog had a ball. We were a family of 5 adults and … More
“Excellent night away” I stayed for 1 night with my mum, auntie sister and cousin. We just wanted a night away in a cosy cottage and that's exactly what we got! We stayed in Abbey view and it was a lovely 3 bedroom cottage with all the self catering fa
“Great weekend for special family party” We stayed at Wellwood Lodge the last weekend in September for a family celebration, the property is ideally situated for the centre of Buxton, only a ten minute walk to the shops and pavilion gardens.
“Loved this place - big kitchen/dining room you can sit and talk in, warm, very comfortable”
Reviewed 12 Oct 2012
Very comfortable house, great for groups or large family - even gives you choice of where to spend the evening - if you want to sit round the table(which is huge) after a meal, - or to retire to the … More
“Home from home!”
Reviewed 11 Oct 2012
Friendly welcome from owners again this year. This was our second visit to Wellwood Lodge. Wonderful house for peace and quiet but within walking distance of the town centre. Everything you could poss… More
“An ideal holiday home for our large family, well equipped and well maintained.”
Reviewed 22 Aug 2012
Wellwood Lodge had plenty of space to accommodate our large family, we particularly appreciated the fact that all of us could easily fit around the dining table. It was a good location for us to explo… More
“Well situated, comfortable cottage for a small family” We stayed at Tresowes Green Barn for a week with our six year old son. The barn was perfect for the three of us, certainly compact but also comfortable, very clean and well equipped. The view from
“Miss” Had a fantastic family break. The cottage was a perfect location and it was placed in a ideal location. The cottage was spotless clean and had so many thoughtful ideas to make our stay perfect! Have already booked to stay again
“Great house” The house was very clean and well maintained. The location was perfect, with shop and supermarket right on the doorstep. I would recommend this to any large family or group. The owner is lovely and easy to contact.
“Hidden Gem!” Had the most wonderful romantic week here with my hubby. Miriam is a thoughtful and welcoming host; the area is superb and we were spoilt for choice for activities, places to visit and exciting drives through stunning scenery. Highly reco
Nice, rustic style house in a lovely little hamlet. Clean and fully equipped with an amazing bath and great open fire at night. Only one issue with our stay and that was the friendly but eccentric n… More
“Lovely building and surroundings for a family holiday” We all enjoyed our holiday together .The facilities were good and the environment relaxing'
We liked walking around the area which was ideal for dog walking. We liked the local food especially f
The weather was dreadful but it didnt dampen our experience of Blo Norton Hall and the estate. The Virginia Barn is very cosy considering it is so big, there were 8 of us sleeping and a further 6 joi… More