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.
“Lovely and cosy” We stayed here for a week and had a wonderful time. There was a heatwave going on so we were very lucky to have sun every single day. The cottage was nice, clean and had everything we needed. The view from the bedroom was beautiful. I
“Lovely, comfortable and well equipped holiday accomodation”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2012
Lovely cottage for a short break in Wales.
We were impressed with the flexibility with check in times and Maggies detailed directions to the property. The house was well equipped and there was a lar… More
“comfortable stay in a nice selfcatering home.”
Reviewed 13 Jul 2012
the stay at Ceiros cottage, gave us all we needed, including an internet acces.
It is situated in a quiet part of the little village up on the hill site.
The beds were very comfortable for us, over… More
Reviewed 12 Jul 2012
Very cosy cottage, provided all amenities and more. Really helpful owner - could not ask more of Maggie and her husband. Beautiful surroundings. Great hotel near by (Lake Palace) where we had many mea… More
“Perfect holiday home” A wonderful week at The Haven, the house was exceptionally spacious for 8 of us and the facilities were great. Having an en-suite in every bedroom was a definite bonus. Great location within 5 min drive of Polzeath where the kids
The Haven is an excellent comfortable base from which to explore Polzeath and the many other local places of interest and those further afield in Cornwall. It is part of a private estate on a complex … More
“Spacious, comfortable, spotless & a great location - deal for a family holiday”
Reviewed 16 May 2013
My husband and I have recently returned from a family holiday spent at The Haven. We found the house to be spacious, comfortable and warm and the four large bedrooms all en suite which is really h… More
“Polzeath great place, house great facility will be back”
Reviewed 4 Sep 2012
I have been Comming to polzeath for many years; the surfing, cycling the camel trail enjoying a bottle of fizz at the camel vineyard, padstow and the seafood restaurant, beach volley ball golf and mor… More
“A perfect week in a lovely cottage” Spent a week in this lovely cottage with fantastic views across Lamlash Bay to Holy Isle. The accommodation is exactly as described in the advert and provides a comfortable and homely base from which to mount severa
Have just spent an enjoyable new year in Arran, staying at Alt Ardoch Cottage. The cottage is in a wonderful location with views off the Holy Isle. The kitchen is well equipped and the bathroom spac… More
“Cozy cottage for lovely getaway”
Reviewed 31 Dec 2012
My partner and I stayed in this cottage for a week and enjoyed the experience thoroughly. The cottage was well equipped, beautifully decorated and well situated close to the town of Lamlash. The manag… More
“Fabulous” Absolutely perfect, house had everything we needed for 2 adults and 3 teenagers. The welcome package was most welcome, beds really comfy being right on the beach we all enjoyed lazy mornings, no rushing and beautiful sunsets. The cage for
“Nice house in excellent location” House had everything we needed. Only negatives I can think of are the dishwasher was very noisy and we were a bit short of wardrobe space.
Location was ideal for exploring the Antrim coast. Would definitely recommend
“Family holiday” The Glass House is a very modern spacious property with plenty of room for a family. Very well equipped & nice welcome pack. Bedrooms are very spacious & plenty of bathrooms. Lovely having the hot tub. Two good pubs just few minutes wa
“Lovely house, perfect for a trip away with good friends!”
Reviewed 31 Oct 2016
The house and surrounds were perfect for a long weekend away and the owner, Deri, was helpful and friendly. A good internal space for socialising with a group of friends, we managed to use every room … More
“Beautiful house in beautiful area”
Reviewed 1 Oct 2011
We stayed at Ty Gwydr with 6 friends (4 couples) and it truly is a beautiful house fully equipped with everything we needed. We weren't blessed with the best of weather but were able to have two day… More
“What a fantastic experience”
Reviewed 9 Jun 2011
I stayed in in Ty Gwydr for a couple of nights only, but I was immensely impressed with place. Easy to find, but wonderfully tranquil, it is a very modern building with all the mod cons. Despite havin… More
“Lovely house” The house was lovely and clean . With great little extras. The kids loved the games room. Tescos just round the corner and pub . Master bedroom massive with lots of room for travel cot . 5 star house
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
“Fabulous house, great location, had everything you needed”
Reviewed 10 Sep 2016
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 dogs were… More
“Wonderful Area” Thank you for a lovely holiday. Home away from home, clean and comfortable with all you need. Off road parking worked a treat even with two cars for a short time.
House was in the perfect position to leave the car and amble into Tei
“Mr” This is a wonderful apartment fully equipped with everything you could possibly need from washing machine to kids board games and the views are amazing. Would come back no problem.Only takes few minutes to walk into town or the beach although the
We were 5 Adult friends, 1 English, 3 Aussies and an Italian, who had never been to Cornwall before, let alone heard of Looe. We found Looe a good base to explore cornwall, and much less touristy than… More
“An amazing apartment in a friendly warm community.”
Reviewed 8 Jan 2013
This apartment in situated in East Looe with picturesque views across the harbour! It is at the top of the hill minutes walk from shops , pubs & restaurants in which we ate at most & had some very enj… More
“Breathtaking views, beautiful modern appartment, Cornwall at its best.”
Reviewed 9 Apr 2012
We loved the beautiful appartment, the views are truly stunning and the decor really lovely.Its in a superb location, close to the safe beach, town and river.Great restaurants, cosy pubs.Walked the co… More
“The stunning tigh Ban lek” Cottage is stunning great views very clean great lay out everything you need is provided wildlife just outside your window plenty of local activities for young and old lovely places to eat marina just down road already looki
“What a beautiful place to stay a the scottish west coast!”
Reviewed 27 Dec 2012
A modern ans well equiped house.
The view over the sea and to the islands is unforgettable.
We liked it very much.… More
Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit.
“Tigh Ban Lek”
Reviewed 25 Nov 2012
Fabulous location with stunning panoramic views .Even the bedrooms (located downstairs) had superb views. Very warm during our long weekend as it is well insulated and well heated. Very well equipped … More
We are really glad you enjoyed your break at Tigh Ban Lek.
“Fantastic House, good location and perfect peace and quiet”
Reviewed 8 Oct 2012
Stayed at Tigh Ban Lek for a few days as a short break to get away from things. It was great. The house had everything we needed and was in a great setting - the views are just amazing and it was so q… More
Thank you very much for your review, glad you enjoyed your time at Tigh Ban Lek
“Miss” We have just returned home after a wonderfully relaxing seven days at Pond Cottage. It really is a special place, perfect for spending time with family in the beautiful surroundings and made all the more welcoming by John and Renate. Thank you J
We just got back from a blissful 5 days at Pond Cottage and I wish I could have stayed forever.
The property is finished to a beautiful standard and very well equipped with everything you could want … More
“A Fantastic property in idyllic surroundings and welcoming owners.”
Reviewed 4 Sep 2012
Pond Cottage looked lovely from the pictures on the web site, and it really does live up to it's description. The interior was well equiped, beautifully maintained with good quality solid furniture… More
“Devon at it's bucolic best.”
Reviewed 10 Nov 2011
John and Renate Huckle have thought of everything to make their guests welcome, comfortable, and happy. The cottage is spotless and well apppointed. The location is lovely for a 'get away' or for a fa… More
“Exceptional property in magnificent scenery” Exceptional in location, cleanliness and ambience of bungalow. From the picture window overlooking Inner Dundrum Bay across the lane and the Mourne Mountains, you may not wish to leave the comfy chairs at a
“Just the perfect location between the sea and the Mournes.”
Reviewed 4 Nov 2016
This beautiful, fully modernised property sits at the edge of the inner bay and dunes, with views from the picture windows across the water to Slieve Donard and the cosy fire means its great in all we… More
Thank you David for your kind words. I'm glad you enjoyed you stay with us and I look forward to seeing you again
“Delightful stay at The Stables West Meon” Warm and comfortable with lots of thoughtful, elegant touches - I loved this place. The Wills made me feel very welcome. The sense of space inside and the beautiful window on to the Hampshire countryside in al
“Beautiful cottage, very comfortable and tastefully decorated and in a perfect location” Central location in the heart of Whitby, an ideal base for exploring the town and making the most that Whitby has to offer. No need to use the car unless you want
The Corner House is perfect. Firstly its in a brilliant location- close to everything- shops, newsagents, pubs, takeaways and restaurants, and despite its roadside location, once you're inside you hav… More
Thank you for your absolutely fabulous review. I'm completely over the moon that you enjoyed your stay and that you liked our little cottage!
I'm also very flattered that you liked the way that I communicate with everyone; I just want folk to have a great stay in our little cottage and know how I would wish to be treated.
Lol - I don't mind at all about you thinking the outside doesn't wow - I'll let you into a secret, keeping the exterior clean is akin to painting the Forth Bridge, I'm not allowed to change the colour!! Never mind though, I love the place nonetheless!
Thanks again for choosing to stay with us, you guys would be more than welcome back at any time.
“Perfect location, lovely little cottage”
Reviewed 9 Mar 2015
We stayed at the Corner House in Whitby for a long weekend as a family of three adults. The house is in a the perfect location and is well equipped with everything you need for a self catering stay al… More
I'm absolutely over the moon that you enjoyed your stay and that you liked what we've done with the cottage.
I'm also very happy to hear that you are planning on coming back - you're all very welcome at any time.
Reviewed 2 Mar 2015
We've just had a lovely long weekend stooping at The Corner House, for us it was in the perfect location being centrally based, close to restaurants,shopping, pubs and the Beach. Parking was in the ca… More
I'm absolutely chuffed to bits that you've had such a lovely long weekend in our cottage and thank you very much for your fabulous comments.
I look forward to welcoming you back, any time.
“Blissful dog-friendly cottage” Beautiful cottage with stunning views of Rhosneigr beach one direction and Snowdonia the other. Fully enclosed garden - no gaps for our tiny dogs to escape from. 4 good-sized bedrooms. Lovely open-plan living/dining area
Fabulous house close to beach and village amenities. Very well equipped for cooking. Stylish and very clean. Plenty of space for two families with small children. Could do with another key though. Wil… More
Thank you very much for leaving such a kind review. So pleased you had a great stay and that the property offered everything needed. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards - Rhosneigr Holiday Lettings.
“brilliant accommodation, very well equipped”
Reviewed 13 Sep 2016
Has a brilliant stay at minstrel lodge the house was perfect for us, location was very good, short walk to the beach and Rhosneigr , Thai restaurant at y Morfa excellent.… More
“A little slice of Welsh heaven.”
Reviewed 30 Mar 2015
We had a thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing stay at the Minstrel Lodge in Rhosneigr, from the minute we were met by Jamie at the beginning of our stay till the minute we handed the keys back we felt ri… More
Thank you very much for taking the time to review Minstrel Lodge. Very pleased that to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you all back with us again very soon. Kind regards, Jamie & Debbie
“Excellent location and furnishings.” We stayed in St Ives for New Year, it was a great success all round. The apartment is well located for the town and is very well furnished to a high standard. Everything that you need is available. Having on site p
We stayed at Lower Talland between Christmas and new year for a couple of days.
The apartment was perfect for the two of us. Just a couple of mins walk into the Center, and easy access out of st Ive… More
“Perfect for honeymooners”
Reviewed 18 Sep 2014
The apartment was clean and perfect for 2. It's location is great, about a 5 minute walk to town. The car parking was brilliant due to lack of parking in St Ives. Quiet area, some coffee and biscuits … More
“Wonderful little property close to town”
Reviewed 5 Dec 2013
Great little apartment for a couple and conveniently located 5 minutes walk from the town. The property was lovely and clean. Small but had everything we needed for a week long stay. Corinne the owner… More
“Lovely” Myself, partner and teenage son stayed at this lovely cottage and what a treat it was. From the minute we walked through the door it was relaxing. Tea+chocolate biscuites greeted us after our long journey. The lounge has a log burner with logs
Liz and Alan were extremely attentive landlords, providing a welcome basket and local information. We were visited by friends and family while there and Liz very kindly brought around crayons and pape… More
“Wonderful 4 days in Edinburgh” Apartment perfectly located within a few minutes walk to the centre- very comfortable and clean-all modern appliances x welcome pack extremely generous - nothing too much trouble x very enjoyable thank you very much-my d
Words fail me when trying to review this superb property. Eve, the property owner was just fabulous allowing us to both check in early and leave our luggage at the property until the evening on the da… More
Many many thanks for that lovely review. You were fab guests. Please come back soon
“Perfect- in every way.”
Reviewed 19 Jul 2016
Lady Wynd is the greatest little apartment in the most perfect location. My friend and I took our 2 teenage daughters to Edinburgh to see the Stereophonics play live at the Castle and we could not hav… More
Thank you very much Jane. And I am so glad that you enjoyed the apartment, and the Stereophonics. And many thanks for leaving everything so neat. It would be great to see you all again.
Reviewed 7 Oct 2016
Met by eve at the apartment, very helpful, what can I say, gorgeous apartment, everything you could ask for n much more, decanter of whiskey, milk, eggs bread, cereal n little basket of goodies, toile… More
Thank you Paula
I enjoyed our chat. I hope you had everything you needed. Thank you for staying at my wee apartment.
Come back soon.
“An excellent house for a family Christmas, and a great location for summer visitors.” Twelve of us spent our family Christmas in Alban house and it was perfect. The house is lovely, great location, spotlessly clean, warm and comfortable. Carol could
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Alban House. Beautiful property in excellent location with all amenities within short walking distance from the house. Views, especially from the master suite, are to… More
Thanks for the great review, I'm glad you all had such a good time and hope to see you in the future.
Reviewed 26 Oct 2016
The house is fantastic. The location is stunning and the owner Carol really went the extra mile. There was gifts for the children and home made cakes. The house was spotless and everything that you co… More
Thank you Keith I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and celebrated your anniversary with all your family.
“Excellent, well-equipped cottage in a lovely village.”
Reviewed 12 Apr 2012
The cottage was clean and very well organised, located centrally for the village, which had a pub, chocolate factory/tea room and local store. Everyone was very friendly and helpful, and although the … More
“A wonderful place to stay”
Reviewed 8 May 2013
The cottage had everything we needed and was comfortable and clean. The WIFI was excellent. Orton is a lovely village to walk in and enjoy the scenic beauty. If you get a chance, try to attend one of … More
“A lovely, well-equipped cottage in an ideal village”
Reviewed 14 Mar 2013
We really enjoyed our stay in this homely cottage.It is very well equipped, from the kitchen, to games and books, to the maps you need for Orton and the lake district. The village has everything you n… More
“Secure parking and close to public transport” In an unfamiliar city the secure parking and house access were reassuring.
The house offered home from home comfort and was well fitted out. The property is located in Fallow Field, south of Manchester c
Myself and three friends stayed here for 4 nights. We where over from Ireland to see an Manchester United match and the location was great, just a cheap taxi ride to Old Trafford and into the centre o… More
“Great stay, thank you”
Reviewed 10 Aug 2016
Compact but very well equipped house, all rooms clean, comfortable and nicely furnished. The property is well situated for car parking, just across the road from a bus stop with a ten minute service i… More
Thank you very much for a very positive review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay.
“Clean, modern, child friendly”
Reviewed 31 Aug 2016
Very pleasant stay, the house was equipped with everything we could possibly need from pots and pans to sewing kit. Very clean and owner was very good at communicating. Would definitely stay here agai… More
“Lovely cottage” Everything about this cottage was perfect. Plenty of space both inside and outside. Kitchen had everything we needed and more. Beds were comfortable and rooms spacious. Shower was high powered. Village had wee shops and a couple of pub
“Great cottage, great place, locals very friendly.”
Reviewed 16 Jul 2013
We stayed for one week in Burghead Cottage which is one of the best cottages that we have holidayed in,
The cottage had everything that you need for your stay,
And a lovely welcome pack of food when… More
“Wonderful, refreshing holiday”
Reviewed 11 Jun 2013
We really liked the cottage, it has been very tastefully decorated and was spotless and very well equipped. We especially liked the welcome pack including bacon and eggs! It was particularly great t… More
“Warm and welcoming cottage set in an interesting and scenic part of scotland”
Reviewed 14 Jan 2013
A ten hour drive to Morayshire was made worthwhile as soon as we entered this warm and welcoming cottage in the lovely town of Burghead. We had gone up to see Burning of the Clavie and wished we could… More
“Lovely stay” I stayed with my Mum and her dog Molly for a short break at the beginning of December. We had a lovely stay, Mandy was very helpful and gave us lots of recommendations for places to visit and eat at. The accommodation was very homely and
We had the loveliest few days at Medmerry holiday park! Our chalet was so clean and had everything possible! Was definatly a home from home experience! The location is spot on... Medmerry itself is so… More
Thankyou for a lovely review and so pleased you enjoyed your stay at hollys haven.
“Cottage and location spot on!!” Me and my family spent the last week of the summer holidays at Taunton cottage. The location is perfect nestled up a quiet side street with your own gated entrance. Literally 1 minute walk and you are at the heart of sw
A clean comfertable home perfect location
Everything available to make your stay comfy and stress free
Beautifully looked after comfertable and clean
Home from home adding luxury a… More
“Simply the Best” Stayed here with my son and his wife for the air show and the location is amazing as is the view.House was exceptionally clean and cosy.None of us wanted to go home.Ken the owner is very helpful and text me to see if everything was al
We chose this property because of it's location and were not disappointed. It is just a few minutes walk both from the beach and the town centre of Portrush and boasts the best views from both the ups… More
Reviewed 11 Dec 2012
Very nice and clean house, just on front of the sea!!
close to shops and pubs!!
which i most liked was the view, for sure i will be back soon!!
worth the money..
Thank you Ken and Patricia, … More
“Wake up to the beautiful view of the portrush harbour an never want to leave..”
Reviewed 2 Dec 2012
Enjoyed a fantastic weeks holiday in portrush. Stayed in this lovely town house on kerr st..well presented and clean. Well equiped for both couples or families. Perfect central location to all ameniti… More
“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
This is a beautifull 3 bed cottage in the ideal location for visiting places in Kent. The cottage has everything you need for a comfortable stay, as well as being close to all the amenities in Tenter… More
Thank you for taking the time to review Quince.Glad you had a good time .
Best wishes Pam
“Accommodation was excellent” Our family enjoyed a lovely weekend. It was a family get together to celebrate my husband's birthday. The accommodation was as described and suited us perfectly. With many bathrooms and loos there was no queue in the mor
“Great location” Lovely house and surroundings. Secluded so the only sounds you hear are nature. The lane leading to the house is a little narrow. But English driver's have always been courteous and friendly. Would stay there again and highly recommend
Beautiful little bungalow which was like the Tardis inside. Lots of space for storage so you could move all your bags out fo the way and feel at home.
Excellenly equipped kitchen and 3 good sized bed… More
Local families who have builders working in their homes are very welcome.
Reviewed 27 May 2015
My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the hospitality from Mary and Andy. They surpassed our expectations and the cottage and grounds were in a really good condition. Not much beats a fire in the grate a… More
All our guests receive a warm welcome and it is important to us that they enjoy their visit.