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.
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Pets welcome;
Luxury lakeside holiday cottage in a peaceful and secluded rural setting that is also central for all kinds of local attractions. Quarry Hockford Cottages are rated Four Star Self-catering Accommodation by Visit Britain …see more
Nearest beach 30 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
Shepherds Huts - the experience of the original countryside use but with its own private ensuite bathroom with hot and cold water.
Lie in and have independents in the mornings
Enjoy the sounds of silence in the one and only Garden of England
Central to the shopping, h …see more
Nearest beach 35 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car essential;
Relax and unwind in picturesque countryside in these converted cottages on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds
in a secluded, undisturbed location. Stylishly furnished and equipped to a high standard with free wifi and use of a private tennis court. …see more
Nearest beach 56 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
Plas Dinam is a magnificent Grade II listed historic mansion in Mid Wales. Whether for a holiday with friends, as a corporate getaway or as a spectacular wedding venue, Plas Dinam is the luxurious, spacious and, above all, welcoming place you've been looking for. …see more
“Plas Dinam is suitable for all ages, from 4 mths old to 72”
Reviewed 9 Oct 2012
What an amazing birthday weekend. Eldyrdd and Tyson were there to meet us on arrive and the service did not end there. After handing over the key they were only a telephone call away.
The facilit… More
“We had a splendid holiday. Plas Dinam is a great place”
Reviewed 26 Sep 2012
Staying at Plas Dinam is an opportunity to live like a Welsh aristocrat for a while.Plas Dinam is a beautiful old family home converted to a holiday property. Many of the family features remain inclu… More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 10 km; Great for children of all ages ;
FREE WI-FI INTERNET ACCESS Special offers. Comfortable beds/Vi-spring mattresses. Hardye Wessex Country …see more
“Feels like a better version of home as soon as you arrive”
Reviewed 9 Jan 2013
We have stayed for two weeks for the last few summers and have already booked next year. The cottage is lovely, with a beautiful enclosed garden. It has been thoughtfully equipped and has many origi… More
We are so delighted that you will be returning again next year. Rose Cottage has such a wonderful ambiance and it was always our aim to make it a home from home experience for our Guests to enjoy with added luxury to the wonderful original features. We have now finished the new tennis court which will be up and running for next year. Also we have extended the Nature Trail and a Guest spotted a Kingfisher last weekend down by the lake which made his holiday!
Great for children of all ages ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Luxurious newly refurbished cottage
Peaceful, rural location
In the heart of the Cotswolds
Village shop, post office and pub within walking distance
Private tennis courtPlease bring your own racquets and balls if planning to use the court. …see more
Suitable for children age 5+; Car essential; Pets welcome;
The local good food pub is a short stroll away. …see more
Reviewed 26 Mar 2014
Lovely peaceful location, spectacular views local walks. We took our 2 small dogs and they loved every minute. The hosts live next door and greet you on arrival but after that they are just there if y… More
Luxurious Northumbrian cottages in a superb location on a beautiful farm, within sight of the sea, with a superb indoor pool. Superb location to visit Northumberland and Northumbriaprivate tennis court, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room. Gym, Spa with heated pool.3 cottage …see more
“Just being at Beaconhill ensures agreat holiday”
Reviewed 3 Apr 2013
We have found over the years that Beacon Hill Farm appeals to all ages - ourselves, our daughters and sons-in-law with their pressure lives and their children as they pass from stage to stage.
We hav… More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
On the top floor of Fort Picklecombe, a comfortable apartment with stunning 180 degree sea views spanning Plymouth Sound to the east, Cornwall's coast to the west and Eddystone Lighthouse on a clear day. …see more
My teenage daughters and I stayed at Garrique Cottage in January 2013. The farmhouse is beautiful with every amenity you could wish for. The scenery is breathtaking and yet you are only 10 - 15 minute… More
“Great Cottage - Stunning Setting”
Reviewed 8 Apr 2013
The cottage was great. Accommodation was clean and just as described. Loved the kitchen/dining/living area. The cottage was lovely and warm and the wood burner great to cosy in front of at night. … More
Reviewed 13 Feb 2013
We have recently returned from a 5 day stay at La Garrique. On arrival the cottage was welcoming and warm with many basic necessities such as tea, coffee etc provided - unusual for self catering. Ther… More
Nearest beach 9 km; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
Beautiful thatched Devon Longhouse, situated within 10 acres of private grounds. Heated enclosed swimming pool (exclusive use) and tennis court. Ideal for families or groups of friends. Also great out of season with the log burning fire in the inglenook fireplace ! …see more
“Perfect for a relaxing weekend away”
Reviewed 9 Oct 2014
We rented Greengage Cottage for a joint 25th birthday celebration, and it was exactly what we needed for a relaxing weekend in Devon. Tony was extremely accomodating throughout and was happy to extend… More
“Generous accommodation, tranquil location, suits all ages”
Reviewed 31 Dec 2013
Our December holiday was very successful we found plenty to do indoors when the weather was against us and had several trips to the beach and places of interest when the weather was better. Exeter an… More
“Warm, welcoming - heaven in Devon!”
Reviewed 26 Nov 2013
We arrived to a lovely log fire, the hot tub was bubbling, the beds comfy and the cottage large but comfy and cosy. The owners were very fast to reply to all questions prior to arrival. Once we arrive… More
Nearest beach 40 km; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
The accommodation comprises of a large entrance hall with cloakroom and access through double doors to the garden, a generous sized sitting room with Jotul Gas Fire, 32inch HD Freeview Television, DVD player, audio system, free wi-fi, telephone point, well appointed fit …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
Close to River Wye and sites of cultural and historic interest
Good pubs nearby
Spacious , comfortable accommodation
Triple, double and single bedrooms, one ensuite
Three further bath/shower rooms
Lounge, drawing/dining room
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Large, elegant and comfortable family house on the beautiful unspoilt island of Raasay. Ideal for families or friends wanting to holiday together in comfort and style. Great base from which to explore Raasay and Skye.Or take advantage of the tennis court, large garden a …see more
Nearest beach 40 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
Set among the Lincolnshire Wolds Bainvalley Cottages are a charming retreat and ideal base for keen walkers and cyclists to explore this unspoilt area of the UK.Golfers can visit the world class golf course, the outdoor lido and Kinema in the Wood in nearby Woodhall Spa …see more
Not suitable for children; Car advised; Pets welcome;
Relax an unwind in picturesque countryside in a converted barn on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds in a secluded, undisturbed location. Stylishly furnished and equipped to a high standard with free wifi, use of a private tennis court and a dishwasher - how to chill! …see more
Nearest beach 8 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
First class barn conversion into a cosy cottage, a true home from home, with a little added luxury... …see more
“Truly wonderful- again!”
Reviewed 2 Jun 2015
We stayed here for a week in October, now in May and have booked for next October. What better recommendation can we give! Dartmoor in spring was spectacular, with carpets of bluebells in the woods an… More
The dogs are delighted at the review, thankyou very much from us all, its lovely to have such great feedback, we promise to keep up the good work! Have a super summer, see you in October, best regards, Sarah & Nick
Reviewed 15 Jan 2016
Lovely little cottage in Dartmoor, just what we were looking for - a break away from work and in the middle of nowhere for some time out to relax.
Hosts were very accommodating and friendly.… More
Thank you Charis for your review. We appreciate that you take the time to write and are happy that your experience was a really positive one! Sending kind regards from Dartmoor, Sarah and Nick.
Reviewed 22 Oct 2015
I would highly recommend Nick & Sarah's property to anyone. They were extremely welcoming and along with their farm staff you would not know it was a working farm as it is so peaceful and tranquil. T… More
Thanks for staying with us and the great review, we're working on some new photos this week and hopefully a new website is coming shortly too!
Sarah & I are running an offer for previous guests with a 25% discount on the next stay, please look out for our e-mail newsletter or drop us a line if we can help. All the best, Nick
There were 5 in our party, 4 adults, 1 child and 3 very well behaved dogs.
The barn is superbly equipped, and, like I said in my title of the review it was spotlessly clean. The owners were extre… More
Reviewed 9 Jun 2012
We had a great time at the Barn! As soon as we arrived , we felt rather special to have found a beautiful place. The Barn was just lovely and suited our needs in everyway possible. The setting was pea… More
I am glad you enjoyed your break. It was such a shame it was so wet over the jubilee weekend. I am sorry about the bikes I was unaware that they were unrideable, I know the mid size upwards are ok but will get the smaller bikes out and see if we can give them a makeover.
“Beautiful Barn And Great Location”
Reviewed 24 Mar 2012
Stayed at the barn for the weekend to celebrate husbands birthday. Wanted a peaceful relaxing weekend which was exactly what we had. Prepared for wet weather but it was warm and sunny ! The family we… More
Many thanks for your comments. I hope we can accommodate you in the summer when the pool is open. I am quite busy but still have some free weeks available. I look forward to hearing from you. Kind Regards
Tennyson House is a lovely cottage set in the award-winning 450 acre private Lower Mill Estate. Close to the Cotswold water park, in the south of the Cotswold region. The estate is fully managed & secure. It includes 7 lakes & the River Thames.Lower Mill Estate scooped …see more
Reviewed 30 Nov 2014
We stayed at this lovely cottage over a long weekend. It was the perfect getaway for a relaxing weekend. The cottage itself was fantastically kept, with underfloor heating for those cold autumn months… More
“Very Sweet Ideally Located Cotswolds Water Park Cottage”
Reviewed 3 Oct 2014
This lovely cottage is located in a holiday village in the Cotswolds Water Park. The water park is a very picturesque series of man made lakes with extremely tasteful holiday cottages built sensitivel… More
A superb location with the sea and Sussex downs all within very easy reach …see more
“Very homy and good location”
Reviewed 1 Jul 2013
The accommodation was simple and cosy. Quiet location, at walking distance from the beach. When we went it was too cold to enjoy the lovely swimming pool.but the children enjoyed the play area, mini g… More
Harlequin at The Bay Holiday Village your seaside home from home with direct access to the beach, use of on-site swimming pool, gym, sauna and steam room. Perfect for friends and family alike with something for everyone. Dogs are welcome at no extra cost. Free unlimite …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Self-catering cottage with large private garden and patio in beautiful open countryside just a few minutes from the beach. Ideal for families seeking relaxation, walking and cycling. Several beaches, golf courses, historic sites and small towns to visit locally.
“Cosy cottage in peaceful and beautiful wooded area,”
Reviewed 18 Jun 2013
We had a fabulous time in Rose Cottage, lucky for us that it was a boiling hot week.
The cottage was very cosy and so well equipped with everything we would require, the lovely garden was a bonus. I… More
Thank you for reviewing Rose Cottage. We are so pleased you enjoyed your holiday.
“Had such a lovely stay I am hoping to go again in the spring.”
Reviewed 8 Oct 2012
We stayed for a week and despite the showery weather we had a lovely time. The cottage was clean with all we needed for a comfortable stay. We took advantage of the linen service saving us the bother … More
Thank you for reviewing Rose Cottage. We are so pleased you enjoyed your holiday and look forward to welcoming you back in the spring.
“A Perfect Retreat”
Reviewed 16 Sep 2012
What a great time we had at Rose Cottage, despite very mixed weather!, Reminded us of being at home here in Cumbria! Our two dogs LOVED the garden, and didn't want to leave it. Neither did we. The own… More
Thank you for providing a review of Rose cottage and to know you love the place as much as we do. We know from the over 100 comments left in the visitor book in the cottage that all our guests share your views but it is so nice to have guests going that extra step to write a review on TripAdviser.
Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Pets welcome;
Ideally located, these cottages are only 50ft from the edge of Fearnach Bay and have a marvellous view south east across Melfort Pier. They are built of locally quarried stone and the two cottages lie adjacent to each other with their own large gardens and car parking
Nearest beach 65 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
Weeks, 2 & 3 Night Weekends available.
Large barn for family holidays, friends and reunions. All weather tennis court, games room & huge main room with Wow factor. Fantastic value. Walk to the village pub for great food & beer. Good access for walking & biking! …see more
Reviewed 22 Oct 2014
Brilliant accommodation for large groups (we were all in our 20's) with lots of this to occupy everyone on rainy days (games room with table football, ping pong and TV) and near by for dry day activi… More
“'Great choice for a group of families and friends'”
Reviewed 24 Feb 2014
Glynmeddig offered a fantastic setting for a group of families and friends to have a week away, with lots of space and room for families to stay without being cramped. The barn was absolutely spotless… More
“Fantastically well equiped and great value barn accommodation”
Reviewed 3 Jun 2013
Information before arrival = excellent
Owners making you feel welcome = excellent
Accommodation = Very good and spacious with games room, tennis courts, wood burning stove and well stocked kitchen.
Ask owner if suitable for children; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Luxury romantic holiday cottages in idyllic, private surroundings. Far reaching views over Biggin Dale (and a private footpath, too). Take advantage of the tennis court (all year) and south facing patio. Snuggle up in front of the fire after a bracing walk. …see more
“Everything needed, and more...”
Reviewed 25 Jan 2015
My husband and I stayed at the Cheese Press Cottage for two nights and we absolutely loved it. Jane was there to give us a warm welcome when we arrived, and show us around the cottage. There were fres… More
Despite only having a couple of days with us you certainly got the extremes of weather! Really pleased you enjoyed your time with us and come back and see us again - hopefully no snow! Though everywhere does look very pretty when the hills are covered in snow. Thanks for taking the time to write a review and it was very nice to meet you both. Jane
Reviewed 22 Jan 2015
Cheese Press Cottage is one of the most perfect I have ever stayed. We arrived in dramatic snow but received a really warm and friendly from Jane. And were even treated to delicious home-made biscuits… More
It was nice to meet you and I'm so pleased you had a relaxing weekend in Cheese Press Cottage. As you say it is great to be able to walk straight from the cottage and we are lucky having a private footpath down to Biggin Dale and from there you can go in so many directions. Hope to see you both again soon.
“A wonderful retreat in idyllic, peaceful surroundings.”
Reviewed 13 Jul 2015
Cheese Press Cottage proved a beautiful, comfortable place to stay for a lovely weekend of walking in the Dales. From the home-cooked biscuits to the wood-burner to the inviting bed it was all lovely … More
How nice for you to be able to sit out for breakfast overlooking Biggin Dale and enjoying the view - in England we need to grasp those moments! I'm so glad you enjoyed your time at Cheese Press Cottage and able to make the most of all the lovely walks we are lucky enough to have around us. Do come back and see us again soon! Jane
This spacious, wonderful property have been skillfully converted from 19th Century stone built barns. Located in the beatiful North Devon countryside with every facility you would expect.Now with complimentary super fast fibre optic broadband................ …see more
“wonderful easter break”
Reviewed 3 Apr 2016
Wonderful location and facilities for our golden wedding anniversary celebration. Ages from1year to 72 love Combrew plenty to do on sight for the youngsters and comfort and luxury for the seniors..E… More
“Great central location with friendly service and great facilities”
Reviewed 15 Jun 2015
Group of 8 adults and 3 children.
On arrival everything was clean and tidy, with everything in good condition and nice decoration.
More than enough living space, with room to spread out. Huge … More
Reviewed 15 Jun 2015
Rose Barn Cottage. Excellent accommodation. Everything you could possibly need is provided. Children (and adults ) enjoyed the pool. Used every day. Great play area for the children. Plenty of room fo… More