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.
“Great location” My family and I, had a great stay over the Christmas week. The cottage is really warm even with the snow down. Well equipped kitchen. And comfortable beds. You can walk into aviemore main strip in about 10 mins and you also have some s
We stayed for a weekend with friends and the location and facilities were excellent , the cottage was clean and fully equipped with all items required.
The owners were very approachable and accommoda… More
“Excellent. This house has everything, very comfortable and close to activities.”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2013
House is very comfortable, quiet location but easy access to activities. It is close to dalfaber resort and there is a shopping centre minutes walking distance. We have stayed here several times and… More
This is a beautifully done out property. All the love and care and attention to detail I like. Perfect layout, accommodated all our needs and all bedrooms have their own en suite which was perfect fo… More
Thank you for your lovely review, I am so pleased you enjoyed Pond Cottage and our beautiful City.
“when can we move in? we loved it :)”
Reviewed 1 Sep 2014
Truly a beautiful place to stay, extremely comfortable and had everything we could possibly have needed. each bedroom was beautiful and the beds SO comfortable that it was difficult to get up in the m… More
Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you all and we hope to see you all again in the future.
“A wonderful experience and quality cottage accommodation, good no, its was great.”
Reviewed 29 Jul 2015
We were so happy we chose Pond Cottage, it was a joy to stay at such a fantastic location. quite, a great setting, 3 wonderful en suit bedrooms, modern kitchen and a wonderful snug lounge which lead o… More
“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
“Ideal break in Easter Ross” We were extremely lucky to find a cottage of such a high standard available at short notice. Oaklea was a perfect base for a short stay in Easter Ross. The cottage itself offered everything required for a relaxing stay an
We found the bungalow to be very comfortable, relaxing and convenient. Goes without saying it is well maintained, clean and very approachable. After a very long and tiring day in the highlands, we loo… More
“Lovely house, great location.” Very nice house with everything we could need provided. Everything very clean and tidy. All furnishings and beds comfortable. Ideal location for walking to town or the front and lovely walks along riverside.
this was an amazing property with everything you could need supplied. the owners were lovely and very helpful. tea coffee and milk were supplied. there was also chocolates and flowers which made our a… More
“Relax and relax some more !”
Reviewed 19 Jan 2014
Had a lovely stay at the Mill - we used it as a base to visit the area and do some walking.
A short drive takes you to the Coast and lovely towns like Conwy or go inland to Snowdonia .
Within an hou… More
“fantastic accomodation” stayed for 3 nights, much too short, the welcome from mags very friendly, the welcome pack really appreciated and the accommodation of badgers end annexe is the best we have stayed in - so well equipped, clean and beautifully f
This little gem is tucked away in a treasure trove of well appointed amenities; in the quintessential village of Farndon, only eight miles from Chester.
Badgers End backs onto the river Dee, which we… More
Thank you for your kind review. It was a pleasure to meet you and we were sorry you couldn't stay longer too!
“The most relaxing cottage we have ever stayed at - it was just perfect!”
Reviewed 17 Nov 2014
We were only on a two night flying visit to the area but we loved staying at The Annexe. It's the best equipped cottage we have ever stayed at and it was a true delight to return to such a relaxed an… More
Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We enjoyed meeting you both and your lovely dog. We would be delighted to welcome you on a return visit.
A previous reviewer mentioned that they didn't have access to WiFi. I'm not sure why this was the case as the WiFi code is displayed in several places and I'm not aware of any connection problems for iPads and smartphones.
“Excellent accommodation with home from home comforts”
Reviewed 24 May 2014
Excellent property, every comfort you could require. Lovely welcome pack. Close enough to Chester and all the amenities needed but also nice to be in a peaceful rural location with all that offers. Ow… More
We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found everything to your liking. I shall clear the diary when you wish to return!!
“Fabulously located, spotlessly clean and stylishly well equipped property.” Wharf house is located with stunning views of the river Avon and landscape beyond yet right in the heart of the beautiful town of Tewkesbury. The property was ample for a fami
My family had a brilliant week at Wharf house. The location was perfect, walking distance to the high street shops and restaurants but because of the river location it felt peaceful and relaxing. The … More
“Amazing place” Booked the manor for the weekend for my partners 30th! We had such an amazing time! The house and grounds were lovely. We are looking to book again for next summer! I would definitely recommend booking this place!
“Perfect weekend in Edinburgh” We stayed for 2 nights during the Fringe in August. The location was perfect for the festival venues, and there is an amazing view of the castle from the building. Alexis was very friendly and easy to get in touch with,
“Excellent standard of property. Well located to enjoy Tenby” With 6 adults and three children we liked the spaciousness of the property. It is modern with plenty of facilities e.g. several TVs and even a Wii.and the two dishwashers proved useful. As
Clean, spacious, well equipped. Perfect for large family's. Modern and elegantly decorated. Handy welcome pack. A great place to stay.… More
“TWMBARLWM IS A SUPERB HOLIDAY HOME”
Reviewed 10 Sep 2012
I am so pleased we chose Twmbarlwm as our holiday baseThe house is so
well-,equiped,including the kitchen,dining and lounge areas .All bedrooms are spacious and very comfortable. The driveway can ac… 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
“home from home in beautiful surroundings!!!” very comforting home on arrival.fantastic holiday location.luxury bathrooms bedrooms and great kitchen facilities aswell as a very tidy and cozy lounge.would highly recommend to any family and would love to
We were very pleased with the Lodge. This is the first time we have been away with our grown children and partners and wanted space and comfort for all. The Lodge met all out expectations, being "ex… More
Thank you for staying in one of our luxury lodges for your family vacation and taking the time to provide very valued feedback. I am delighted everything was to your satisfaction. It was a pleasure to organise your stay and I will be pleased to welcome you again.
“Would highly recommend”
Reviewed 21 Sep 2011
Wonderful Holiday had by all in my party of nine age's ranged from 87 - 12mths. The lodge we stayed at was 4 bedroom it had 3 bathrooms to use, lots of space for 2 family's with ease. It was clean and… More
Many thanks for your comments. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay and the accommodation.
“Not disappointed, lovely setting,fishing lake and pool very pleasing.”
Reviewed 26 Oct 2016
Lovely walking on Dartmoor,enjoyed visits to Bude.
Caught large carp and small Rudd
Welcome sauna and swim to finish the day
Footpath along Ruby way very convenient for dogs
Nice food at Bickford … More
Hello Suzanne, We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay.
Thank you for your kind response. Margery & Peter
Reviewed 23 Oct 2013
Lovely accommodation, swimming pool was lovely . Surrounding area was lovely to go walking, needed a car to get about to the local shops. Hatherleigh very quaint tow, farmers market you must visit rea… More
“Quaint little place in beautiful surroundings”
Reviewed 1 Oct 2012
My husband and 12 week old baby and I all had a great stay in 10 Lakeview rise. We enjoyed the local area and the facilities both in the place and on site were really good. Organising and booking was … More
“Very Comfortable cottage, well equipped and good position” My husband and I with our 2 grown up boys stayed here to celebrate my youngest's 30th birthday. It was a perfect location for us to discover the island on our bikes and also the Jurassic coast
We stayed in Seagull Cottage for 5 nights to attend a training camp at the WPNSA Sailing Academy. The cottage was ideally located for us as it was walking distance to the academy (or 2 minutes in the … More
“Excellent cottage for families and couples alike”
Reviewed 23 Nov 2014
We stayed in July this year as we intended to visit Weymouth and this seemed like the ideal base . David was really helpful both in the lead up and during our stay. The cottage is great , has everythi… More
“Lovely, clean, modern accommodation - close to Chesil beach”
Reviewed 28 Aug 2013
We had a wonderful holiday staying at Seagull Cottage. The house was clean, bright and modern, with good sized rooms throughout. My family of 5 slept comfortably in the 2 bedrooms, with plenty of spac… More
“Lovely Cottage” This cottage was lovely so well equipped and tea and coffee milk to get us started. Bed really comfy and peaceful night's sleep had thanks to it being in a private road. Cosy and warm.
Parking could be and issue but vouchers supplied
Suited us down to the ground. Lovely cottage,clean and well equipped. Will be back and would highly recommend.… More
“Wonderful cottage in quiet location, close to everything!”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2016
A perfect 10! Cosy cottage, with peaceful view of bowling green from kitchen window. Very comfortable bed, and ample sized kitchen and dining room. Very clean throughout. Will definitely stay here aga… More
Reviewed 2 Oct 2016
Lovely quaint cottage and wonderful owners! Second stay at St. Jude's and was just as great as the last time. Steve and his wife are so helpful and are on hand to answer any quiries you have. Very fas… More
“idyllic Devon retreat” Have just returned from a most delightful holiday in the heart of the Devonshire countryside. The cottage was lovely and very comfortable set in the owners beautiful gardens complete with lake and rowing boat. Cottage was modern
“Great Apartment in Belcoo” Excellent apartment in the centre of Belcoo. Very clean and very well finished off. Could easily spend a week in this aparment and use it as a base for exploring the North West.
“This is a beautiful apartment in a lovely location. The jacuzzi bath is particularly lovely!!”
Reviewed 29 Apr 2014
I would recommend this apartment to anyone who is staying away from home. The apartment is modern and spotlessly clean. The bed is comfortable and there are plenty of blankets and pillows etc. The … More
“Comfortable, well-appointed apartment in good situation for exploring West Fermanagh and around.”
Reviewed 18 Aug 2012
We were very happy with this spacious and well-apponted apartment in Belcoo. It is in a very nice situation with views down to Lough MacNean and is a good base for exploring West Fermanagh. Enniskille… More
“Gorgeous apartment in Belcoo”
Reviewed 2 Aug 2012
We stayed in this apartment in Belcoo for a weekend in July. The apartment was beautiful and very clean. It was just what we wanted. Very quiet little village and all the attractions and sites with… More
Wendy have gone an extra mile to keep her guests very comfortable and I 'm sure this cottage will be a success for her… More
You were a delightful family to have here and I enjoyed meeting you. Thank you for your kind words and I hope you will come back soon.
“A gem of a find... Gorgeous accommodation.”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2014
We stayed at Glebe cottage for three nights this week and had a wonderful few days.
With four children age ten and under, we struggle to find decent accommodation which caters for all of us and is re… More
It was lovely to meet such a charming family - the children were all delightful and friendly - and it will be a pleasure to have you to stay with us again.
“Home from home comforts and Welsh hospitality”
Reviewed 8 Aug 2014
My fiance and I stayed for a short break at Glebe Cottage with our dog, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. We chose Glebe Cottage as it is perfectly located for visiting family in Cardiff and fri… More
It was lovely to meet you both - and Savannah! Hope you will return soon.
We are just back from a fabulous 4 day break at 35A Quality Street, North Berwick. My husband, daughter and 3 granddaughters were delighted with the accommodation, central location and the weather was… More
Thank you for your kind words, they are much appreciated.
You are welcome back anytime so we hope it won't be too long until we see you again
“Lovely flat just a quick walk from the beaches and sailing club”
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
Lovely, well equipped flat
Stayed with my teeenaged son, a friend and her teenage son. The flat accomadated us comfortably. Both boys were sailing. The flat was well located for the sailing club and… More
Many thanks for your review.hope to welcome you back one day
“A Little Gem”
Reviewed 28 Jul 2016
This apartment is so lovely and so convenient. Everything is a stone's throw away - beaches, Seabird Centre, tennis, putting, restaurants and cafes. In addition it's light, airy and extremely comforta… More
Thank you so much for your kind words, we too hope that you will come back soon.
Mangle cottage is not only beautiful but has everything you could possibly need. So much thought has gone in to every little detail and the garden and views are magnificent.. The area has so much to o… More
Thank you so very much for your very kind words and review, we hope we will be able to welcome you back to stay with us on another occassion in the future, kindest regards
Reviewed 15 Jul 2016
Absolutely fantastic place that had everything, old, modern, quirky, beautiful views and a stunning garden. Truly a home from home a dog lovers paradise!!!!!!… More
Thank you so much for your very kind words , your feedback is very much appreciated and we are so happy you enjoyed your time at Mangle, we look forward to welcoming you back in the future .
with Kindest Regards.
“Great locaion” The barn is very spacious and has a good sized patio at the back with rotary washing line which is handy for drying your beach gear and also a good space for sitting out or to let the children play.You sometimes see the cows looking ove
“Every thing you could ask for a great stay” Visited Rhoscolyn for a family wedding so pleased we chose Ty Cert lovely room with everything you could need in a beautiful setting.The couple who own the place are smashing people so friendly and welcoming
My husband, myself and Bobbie dog, only had four short days to enjoy TyCert. Those four days were so peaceful yet so full of life. In desperate need to recharge and reflect on Health Issues and to p… More
“Cosy Little Home”
Reviewed 27 Jul 2015
This is a cosy little mini home from home.
Everything you could need in the place.
The deco is very nice. Seaside feel throughout.
The owners are very warm and kind.
The local pub, The White Eagle… More
Thank you for your kind review, we really appreciate you taking the time to write one. Mark sorted the heating out, the pressure had dropped, so nothing major. We've also put a little blow heater in there just in case! Hope you had a lovely last day - just sorry the weather wasn't great! Enjoy the rest of your summer. Take care x
“Well appointed; convenient for town & park” This apartment was our 'home' for 3 months whilst starting a new job & house hunting in Yeovil. It is only a few minutes walk from the town centre & from Ninesprings Country Park so there is very little need
Booked this apartment with my 2 boys on our way to Cornwall. We only stayed the minimum 3 days but just wanted to say that it was everything as advertised and what we were expecting. I would recomme… More
Thanks for your kind words and hopefully we will see you all again soon at the apartment. take care
“Wish this cottage was ours” This is the fourth time we have stayed at kirkgate and I think that itself says a lot about the cottage,it's cosy it has all you need in the kitchen the bedroom is lovely and snug and has a bath in it not an ordinary bath I
“Just what we wanted” The key collection was perfect for our busy schedule. The accommodation was clean tidy and well fitted for convenience and the location was superb "what a view" will be glad to call it home again in the near future.
“Beautiful coastal property” My wife and I have just enjoyed a wonderful weeks holiday in Hilllcrest Cottage Cullen. The owners, Selma and Rob, were there to greet us and show us around. They had left us a welcome pack and had also given us flowers, an
Well appointed, great location with fabulous views, superb holiday house. Warm welcome from friendly owners. 300 yards from Co-op, cash machine, pub, chippie, chinese take-away and ice-cream shop.… More
Thanks for taking the time to provide a review of your stay at Hill Crest. We agree Hill Crest is a special home away from home in a great location and still convenient to all the local amenities. We hope to see you again for your next holiday in Cullen!
Selma & Rob
“Outstanding, lovingly maintained cottage with spectacular views of Cullen Bay.”
Reviewed 9 Mar 2015
Beautifully decorated, furnished, well equipped and maintained cottage. The owners go that extra mile to ensure their guests have everything they could possibly need. Lots of nice touches, welcome ba… More
Thank you so much for your wonderful review of your stay at Hill Crest. We would love to have you stay again any time.
Selma & Rob
“The best appointed holiday cottage we've ever had”
Reviewed 18 Jul 2015
This was a really fantastic cottage. The place is wonderful: the sea is down below just outside the front door, or just outside the garden, and most of the rooms have views to it. The garden is deck… More
Thank so very much for reviewing your recent stay at Hill Crest. We do our best to provide a comfortable environment for holidaymakers and are so pleased that our visitors are enjoying the property and all it has to offer. I think having a well stocked kitchen just makes life a little easier when you are trying to prepare a meal in unfamiliar surroundings. Hope to see you again for your next Scottish getaway!
Selma & Rob
The hospitality, the location, the layout, the facilities, it was like coming home every evening. Had a wonderful stay in Taffs Well, Rob and Jo are so welcoming and accommodating, nothing was a prob… More
“superb holiday escape a real gem!!”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2015
we had an amazing stay at the railway cottage ,couldnt have wished for a better place to holiday ,well kitted out didnt want for anything and the owners Rob and Jo were lovely people
highly reccome… More
“We will be back!”
Reviewed 27 Oct 2014
The stay in the Railway Cottage in Taffs Well was superb! The apartment was very tidy, clean and cozy. Thanks to Rob and his nice family, our holiday was top class from first day on. They live next do… More
This was a first visit to Grange over Sands together with husband, daughter, her husband and 16 month old twins. all a little ambitious perhaps.
Wasn`t really sure what we were expecting of Grange bu… More
Thank you for your lovely review, I am so glad that you enjoyed your break and the location.
“Very comfortable & welcoming”
Reviewed 1 Mar 2015
Heatherlea is a lovely cottage, very well equipped, warm and extremely clean, everything you could possibly need during you're stay is there, we had a very comfortable & relaxing few weeks, lovely wa… More
Thank you for your lovely review, so glad that you enjoyed your stay.
“Delightful, comfortable and exactly as advertised”
Reviewed 22 Apr 2014
Lynda thought carefully and knew precisely what visitors needed. The house was extremely well equipped but the view from the top bedroom window was beautiful. Waking up to this each morning was fanta… More
Thank you for your comments, yes the view is certainly a treat to wake up to. So glad you enjoyed your stay.
“A fabulous country retreat.” Stayed at Little Owl for 2 nights. Wish we had booked for longer. It was idyllic and gave us the peace and tranquillity we needed. Our neighbours were beautiful horses,sheep,goats,pigs and a donkey. Little Owl is compact b
Enjoyed three nights at 'Little Owl', the perfect getaway for two to go. Excellent instructions from the hosts, which meant that the cottage was very easy to find despite arriving in the dark, with a … More
Thank you for your fantastic comments about your stay in Little Owl Studio. We are so glad that you had a great time and like the accommodation. We are sorry that you were unable to connect to the wi-fi during your stay. It is usually working, although admittedly it can be rather slow, this being a rural area. We look forward to welcoming you back next year!
“Love this place.”
Reviewed 21 Mar 2014
This is was our 4th visit to Little Owl and we never get tired of it. It's lovely to just switch off and chill out in this glorious place. Lovely walks on the door step for us and our dog to enjoy. Li… More
Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We always look forward to seeing you and your dog too!
“Relaxing, comfortable and lovely views!”
Reviewed 11 Jul 2013
The studio was great for me and my boyfriend, we had everything we needed and were really comfortable. There are great views all around the studio and really lovely walks from your front door. Lis was… More
Thank you for your comments I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had such good weather.
“Fabulous family holiday yet again!” This was our 3rd visit to Garrique with our three young children (now 8, 5 and 2). The cottage is perfectly located to explore the beautiful Trossachs and Loch Lomond area as well as being close to all the amenities
We stayed here for a long weekend and it was simply lovely. Despite the traditional dismal Scottish weather, we relaxed by the log burner and chilled out looking at the scenery. We managed a game o… More
Thank you very much for visiting us. It was the worst weekend for weather we have had for a long time, but you always looked as if you were having fun. Great to see the tennis court in use, and to know you explored the woods. Come back soon, Fiona
“Fabulous holiday destination with great hosts.”
Reviewed 20 May 2013
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