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.
“Fantastic stay” We've just got back from a 4 day stay at Falcon Lodge, we couldn't fault the accomadation. It was clean and had everything we needed! Had a great view over the lake and a minute walk to the club house. The hot tub was huge and great at
Really spacious lodge for 8 people, massive decked area overlooking the lake, everything you need under one roof, clean bedding & linen provided at no extra cost, the site it's on has everything you n… More
“Great Family Time”
Reviewed 27 Jun 2016
Wonderful stay in a great place , visited Tattershall park for the 3rd time in a year. It was the first time we had stayed in Falcon Lodge and we will defiantly be booking again.
It had everything yo… More
Reviewed 20 Aug 2016
Very impressed with the accommodation alot bigger than expected my 4 young children loved it especially the hot tub which was used slot. The view fromwas brilliant and seeing planes go over so close. … More
“Lovely Cottage, ideal location.” We stayed for 3 nights with our dog , the location was ideal for exploring, cottage was very clean and comfy and having the Forest at the bottom of the garden was amazing.
“Fantastic house, breathtaking views, a real seaside beauty.”
Reviewed 21 Aug 2016
The photos do not do this house justice! It is amazing, from the boat oar coat rack and the rope mirrors to the seaside theme bedrooms and breathtaking view - it is an absolute beauty!! When we first … More
“Something for everyone” Woodpecker Barn was our base for a hugely enjoyable week for all of us, a shifting mixed bag of grandmother, parents, and two teenaged boys. While the rest of Britain was rained upon we enjoyed our little pocket of bright and s
“Idyllic setting, beautiful barn and wonderfully run”
Reviewed 8 Sep 2014
Even 9 days wasn't enough to do all the amazing things the area has to offer - endless day trip possibilities and a great garden to keep the whole family content when staying in.
The kids loved all t… More
“Lovely barn conversion in South Devon”
Reviewed 23 Feb 2014
What a wonderful , peaceful place to spend a weekend. Woodpecker Barn is beautifully fitted out and has everything you might need - but if you find you need more Jude and Mike, the owners, are nearb… More
“The perfect week,a quilting retreat enjoyed by six friends.”
Reviewed 17 Feb 2014
We were welcomed by Judy and Mike Lovick who looked after us extremely well and the barn was beautifully warm. A basket of goodies was waiting for us which included eggs from their own hens. The kitc… More
“loved this place” we stayed at the apartment for 5 nights and loved it.the apartment was spotless and with every thing we could need.the bay is a fab place to stay with a great pub and leisure facilities on site
“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
“i'll be back ...” I am just back home after spending a wonderful week with family in Clovelly and it most certainly will not be our last visit. The house was perfect for the 5 of us who stayed there, there are so many different rooms that you can spen
The first thing you notice when you enter Clovelly is how clean it is. It's a well equipped spacious and comfortable bungalow. Whatever the weather, we had a sunny warm week, you can enjoy the view ov… More
Many thanks for your review, it was a pleasure to have you stay at Clovelly. Thank you for your kind comments, I am pleased you enjoyed the cooking too.
“Everything you could hope for and more.”
Reviewed 6 May 2014
A wonderful, welcoming, roomy house which is clearly loved by the owners and they have thought of everything you could possibly need. The highlights for me were the welcoming cream tea after a long j… More
“This is the best holiday let we have ever stayed in set in a peaceful and beautiful location, a perfect destination, we”
Reviewed 17 Aug 2013
Plenty to do & see in the area.
Beautiful beaches, shops 7 cliff walks in easy walking distance from the bungalow.
Wonderful home cooked meals from "Cornish country kitchen".… More
Many thanks for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your holiday and the trips out . Good to know that Cornish Country Kitchen was a help too. We look forward to having you back in 2015.
“Delightful cottage, warm and welcom ing in a great location” Taigh Ciuil is one of the best self catering cottages my husband and I have stayed in. It is ideally situated in Tobermory for exploring the beautiful Isle of Mull and we received a warm wel
Stayed here with my husband and dog, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Fantastic modern clean house, just the right size for us, with wonderful views of the bay from the upstairs lounge windows. Five minut… More
Reviewed 7 Sep 2014
Taigh Ciuil is a pretty cottage that is very well equipped and cleverly planned with living room and dining room upstairs to appreciate views of Tobermory harbour. It has a lovely little garden with… More
The cottage was fab, beautifully finished and furnished. It had everything we could have wished for and more, Petrea had thought of everything. We enjoyed stunning views of the harbour from the loun… More
“Great location for exploring” The location of this property is brilliant, just a few minutes walk to the centre of Keswick with its abundance of shops, walks and places to eat. All of which are dog friendly.
The accommodation was very spacious and c
Bessy Boot in Keswick was the perfect location for getting round the Lake District. The house was clean and tidy when we got there and had ample space for 6 adults and 2 kids. Fantastic fully equipped… More
“Great base to explore Anglesey or for a restful break” Tawelfa has a well appointed kitchen and comfortable lounge and bedrooms. The communications pre and post stay were excellent. Everything was easily found.
Tawelfa is also in a good location for
What a lovey cottage, it is in a perfect little village, lovely beach great local pub with amazing food, everything you need is nearby but the cottage had everything you wil need, the beds were so com… More
Hi Sam, thanks for your kind comments, I'm so glad you had a lovely Christmas there. Hope you will be able to visit Tawelfa again. Best wishes for 2017, Lesley
“Cosy home away from home”
Reviewed 7 Feb 2014
We've stayed with Lesley twice now and both times have been extremely pleased with Tawelfa. Moelfre is a great location for those wanting to get away from the stresses of life. The property is fully e… More
Thanks for your kind comments, I'm so glad you had a relaxing break. It's lovely to have so many guests coming back again, best wishes Lesley
“Really Lovely Cottage and Village.”
Reviewed 14 Apr 2013
What a lovely cottage equipped with so many extras, even down to dog bowels and dog treats, it really is home from home and sooo cosy. Moelfre is a lovely village, with shop, pub, chip shop, lovely ca… More
Thanks for your lovely comments, I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. We do try to make everyone feel that Tawelfa is a "home from home" - and that includes our four legged friends! Best wishes Lesley and Paul
“Lovely place!” This is a truely lovely cottage. Just like the pictures. We had a wonderful week in St. Ives. Our 11- and 14-year old adored the attic room. We want one ourselves! The view from up there is gorgeous, and they spent hours sitting by the
“A charming cottage full of character with stunning seaviews”
Reviewed 29 Jul 2014
We stayed at Kittiwake Cottage in St Ives earlier this month with our family and had a superb time. The cottage itself is less than 5 minutes stroll from both the town and the main beach, has a lovely… More
“Sehr schön eingerichtetes Cottage an guter Lage”
Reviewed 13 May 2015
Wir verbrachten 5 wunderschöne Tage im "Kittiwake", welches sehr geschmackvoll eingerichtet und gut ausgerüstet ist.
Die Lage ist gut, man erreicht schnell zu Fuss die Strände und das Städtchen.… More
“Fantastic appartment” My Mum and i had a weekend away in this appartment in November and the location was fantastic for us, a short walk to the marina restaurants and retail park and a bus ride into the town centre.
The appartment itself was clea
“Great place to stay” We arrived at the cottage on time and were welcomed bij the owners. What a friendly people, they gave us a good feeling for this stay at the cottage. We got milk and cookies, great gift.
Very nice cottage, everything we were look
“Brilliant apartment with lovely decor” I booked this apartment not knowing where it would be. Easy to find, clean and beautiful decor. My boyfriend and I had a brilliant time here and I would like to book this again for a long weekend in Belfast.
“Wonderful stay” What a fantastic place! The accommodation is superb, the situation outstanding and the chalet is presented in the finest possible way with so much attention to detail. We have previously stayed in a couple of lodges or mobile homes e
I have just returned from a few days break in this beautifully appointed lodge. It really is a "Little bit of luxury overlooking the beach". The nearby fishing harbour is unspoilt and has its own pr… More
“Terrific sea view”
Reviewed 22 Nov 2015
Gorgeous view. Brand new well equipped chalet. Ian and jane were very helpful with online booking difficulties and kitchen bin lid fitting.… More
Lovely apartment very cosy and comfortable. Great location for Tenby enjoyed a very relaxing stay. I would definitely return.… More
Reviewed 5 Mar 2014
Lovely, well equipped, warm and spotlessly clean flat in the heart of Tenby. The flat is at the top of the house, close enough to the sea and town centre but far enough away to be quiet . We really e… More
“Topfloor flat - top floor gem!!”
Reviewed 9 Jul 2013
What a lovely appartment, we had a great time in Tenby made extremely comfortable and trouble free by the time that we spent at rooftops. We slept like babies and being in the centre of Tenby there wa… More
“Just brilliant all round” I cannot recommend this cottage enough. It surpassed all expectation and in every way. Cosy, quiet, clean, well specced, fantastic fire, beautiful village, friendly neighbours. No complaints.
Host was charming and extremely
A very pleasant cottage with attention to detail. A welcome basket of goodies were awaiting our arrival. The owners were a pleasure to deal with as was their key holder. All in all a lovely place to s… More
“Away from it all”
Reviewed 18 Aug 2012
Church Hill Cottage is delightful, the neighbours are friendly, the setting is beautiful and it is a great place for a truly relaxing holiday. We arrived a week before the sailing started in Weymouth… More
““CHARMING AND ENCHANTING - THE PERFECT RETREAT””
Reviewed 26 Oct 2011
A place of tranquility, reflection and perfection. As you wind your way up to the cottage I challenge your troubles not to melt away the moment you feel the gravel path crunching underfoot. inspiri… More
“Ideal accommodation for a couple to stay in for a relaxing break” The apartment was in excellent condition with a high standard of furniture and fittings. The owner was friendly and the personal touch was evident in the apartment with welcome food and
At the moment of booking, we were not sure about what we shoud expect for that price but all doubts were gone at our arrival.
It is a lovely place to stay, really smart furniture with preference on t… More
“Great location” Fantastic appointed caravan for a cosy winter stay , complete with xmas decorations and everything you could wish , didn't have to bring anything as it full with all the things you have at home . We will look forward to returning in th
Killiow Heights is a great location to explore both the north and south coast of Cornwall. The accommodation was exceptionally clean and easily catered for all our needs. Set in lovely gardens, it of… More
Thank you for your lovely review, its always good to know you had a great time. We welcome you back to killiow heights anytime . Thank you for recommending killiow to your family and friends,
Kind regards, Steph and Andrew Mcgovan
Reviewed 1 Jul 2014
The Caravan is sited with good views over the surrounding countryside. The owners have provided an extensive amount of equipment for you to use, more than we have been provided with at other rentals.… More
Thank you for your lovely review, its always great that are guests are satisfied and we hope to see you again soon, kind regards
“Beautiful, peaceful and friendly - perfect for exploring this part of Cornwall”
Reviewed 26 Aug 2013
Our small family - husband, wife (7months pregnant) and 21-month old son - had a wonderful week staying in this stunning location. Yes, you are in the grounds of a house, but the family are so frien… More
So glad you had a wonderful relaxing family holiday in Cornwall. We look forward to seeing you next year with your new edition.
Steph & Andrew
“Lovely cottage” Stayed here over Christmas week and it is a absolutely beautiful cottage. The reason why it hasn't got 5 stars is because cooking xmas dinner for 6, we struggled with baking trays and had to buy more. Also the garden wasn't totally sec
Our first visit but not our last! The flat was immaculate, with everything we needed on hand. The location was ideal, near to the beautiful Harbour and some great restaurants and shops!… More
Reviewed 18 Oct 2012
Nice property. Clean and newly decorated. Owner lovely and helpful. Pint of milk in fridge on arrival and ice already made in the freezer for that first vital G and T. Excellent value.… More
Thank you for your review of Angel Lodge, Angela
Reviewed 15 Oct 2012
Myself my wife and young son (15 months) enjoyed the accomodation at Angel Lodge and had a great break in Whitstable.
The standard of the decoration and furnishings was high, and it had everything … More
Thank you for your review and your stay at Angel Lodge, Angela
“Mrs” Lovely cottage comfortable king-size bed clean fresh bedlinen, only one seatee and a small chair which was OK for us as a couple but not for 4 adults,nice dinning table with 4 chairs, the ceiling is quite low again was fine for us but wouldn't be
Stayed with husband, one child and two dogs. Fab cottage, everything you needed in the cottage. Dogs loved it too as there was a garden. Great walks on the beach, Lovely pub in the village and cafe n… More
Reviewed 6 Aug 2016
Fantastic well equipped accommodation with great enclosed garden ideal for our spaniel
wifi for the teenagers and a lovely local pub for us
Location is fab just 10 minutes from the beautiful sandy… More
“A perfect break”
Reviewed 14 Sep 2013
If you want a quiet, dog friendly, holiday break away from the tat of Hemsby & Great Yarmouth then Winterton-on-Sea is the place for you. A lovely village with super beach, two shops and a real ale pu… More
“Fabulous” We enjoyed a wonderful weekend in this beautiful cottage. Perfect location, step out of the front door and within 2mins you're in the grounds of Chatsworth. Baslow is a 1minwalk to lovely pubs, cafe etc,
The accommodation has 3 bedrooms whi
“a fantastic cottage in perfect location!!! minutes from Chatwsworth Estate”
Reviewed 25 Apr 2013
Thankyou for such a fantastic stay, the cottage is so beautiful and the finishing touches like the log fire and french white style dining room made it a wonderful experience.
the cottage is so child … More
“A peaceful retreat with a homely feel.”
Reviewed 19 Apr 2013
We arrived as the snow was falling on this pretty cottage in a picturesque setting. The log-burning stove was glowing away in the lovely dining room, and we had everything we could possibly need in t… More
“Fantastic” We had a great week 2 granddaughters did not want to come home neither did we.local shop on site sold everything we needed. Stargazey have a great selection of meals. Accomodation superb for our extended family.
“delightful holiday home” We really enjoyed our short family break and found the cottage to be very comfortable and the owners very helpful. It is in a lovely peaceful spot,( great looking out on the water watching the swans in the morning, ) but only
“Enjoyable stay at Pebbles” Pebbles is a clean, well-equipped apartment. It is situated in a residential area and only a 10 minute slow walk to Saundersfoot harbour and shops. The damage deposit was refunded almost immediately. We would definitely stay
Pebbles was better than described, brilliant facilities, really comfortable and welcoming.Felt
instantly relaxed and at home, helped by the thoughtfulness of the owners,with whom communication has be… More
“Peacfull idylic accomodation but near enough to civilisation.”
Reviewed 22 Feb 2013
The cottage is charming, quaint and beautifully presented. Perfect hideaway for a couple. Just the right size for two (although there is the option of the sofa bed in the lounge if it's needed) Well b… More
“The stay is worth repeating”
Reviewed 11 Mar 2013
We had a cozy stay in this little cottage. As a couple very good. Bedroom was a bit cold, due to the gale blowing at night with freezing temperaturers and snow. We adviced the owners to make a second … More
Thank you for the suggestions. We have now insulated the window surrounds in the bedroom and hung a heavy curtain over the door. We have had a long spell of unusually cold easterly winds this year but with the extra insulation, woodburner, central and underfloor heating, the Hideaway will now be toasty year round.
“Delightful cottage in a beautiful setting” This is the second time in 3 years we have stayed in Orchard Cottage and love the location and cottage is beautifully designed and has everything and more one would need for a holiday. Owners are always on ha
Very well equipped modern relaxing accommodation. Quiet village, but with a very pleasant walk into Melrose town centre. Quaint garden with lovely sitting areas.… More
“Exceptional Holiday Cottage”
Reviewed 6 Mar 2013
We had a lovely short break at Orchard Cottage which was very clean and comfortable with a spacious living area;ideal for socialising or to just spreading out and relax.
The cottage is in a really p… More
“Top class - 5 star cottage”
Reviewed 17 Feb 2013
This is a beautiful cottage to stay in. We received a warm welcome and found that every need was catered for in this lovely house.
The owners have thought of everything. Finished to a very high stand… More