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.
“Excellent” We had a brilliant holiday. Ivanhoe is so lovely that we were trying to work out dates for our next visit before we left....
We were warm and cosy when at Ivanhoe and its so well kitted out that we wanted for nothing. We loved the ar
“The Gateway Porthcawl” Excellent apartment. Spacious, clean throughout and comfortable. We are a family of 5 with dog and it was more than enough room.
Stayed 3 nights and didn't want to come back. The welcome basket of food was brilliant and pl
We stayed for three and a half weeks during December.
The apartment catered for all our needs and the welcome basket was superb.
When we had a problem with the heating Andrew was there to help w… More
“This apartment is huge, local to everything and lovely!”
Reviewed 29 Aug 2016
Highly recommend this apartment to anyone. Within walking distance (and I'm lazy) of Coney beach and trecco bay holiday park where you can use the facilities (some chargeable) my daughter who is a tod… More
Thank you Sharron so much for your review , we are so pleased that you all enjoyed and look forward to your return , warm regards Kay
“Excellence” Without a doubt, the best. A month of travels in Scotland and we were fortunate to stay here. The quality of everything was noticeable in every aspect. I do hope we can stay here again on our next visit.
Hostess is very friendly and accommodating. A comfortable half mile walk to the Town Centre.
Lots of extra bits and pieces in the flat including for children.… More
“Beautiful modern appartment, clean, comfortable and well equiped.”
Reviewed 18 Nov 2012
"Just as it says on the tin"
My husband and I stayed at the apartment with our 2 teenage children. The appartment was immaculate and very well presented. Kitchen was well equiped, like a home fro… More
“Cozy, comfortable - a home from home” The house provided everything we could want, the owners had thought of everything. I would thoroughly recommend it 100%. Not only was the house perfect but the location was ideal, just minutes from the harbour a
“Mini moon retreat” We stayed here for our wedding day and for a few days after and it couldn't have been better!
The house was beautifully fernished with amazing beds,super comfy sofas and even the carpet was nice.
Kitchen was fantastic and bathroo
We rented the cottage as we were exhibiting at an event in Skipton and wanted somewhere relatively local to stay.
This ticked all the boxes - within 10 minutes drive of Skipton, plenty of room for… More
“Excellent accomodation and helpfull hostess”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2013
Our host Gemma was most helpfull, nothing was too much trouble. The cottage was comfortable,well equiped and spotlessly clean, and the views wonderfull. The village shop a short walk down the road was… More
“A place with every comfort seen to, spotless, spacious and perfect location.”
Reviewed 14 Aug 2013
Every contact with Gemma was friendly. The place was set up in a thoughtful way with more facilities and luxuries than we had experienced elsewhere as we travelled around UK and at a very reasonable … More
Thank you for your kind comments. A washing line and pegs are now available. The washing line is a retractable one so as not to spoil the view from the lounge when not in use! Please just be aware that we do not have a washing machine in the Cottage so the line is available for those wishing to wash garments by hand. There are also laundrettes nearby should you require them.
“Lovely little cottage, perfect location” This lovely little cottage is in a perfect location for visiting the seaside resorts of Filey, Scarborough & Whitby. The cottage itself is very cosy, has everything you need for a short stay. Beds were very com
First stayed here four years ago, and had a great time. My friends and I traveled up to stay again in June 2012. We had a great time in Belfast, and as before, our stay in Somerset Studios was perfect… More
Reviewed 21 Jun 2016
The service first class
The apartment was beautiful
It was near shops, pubs clubs bus station and taxi rank
I loved the apartment it was so clean… More
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
Loved it. Spotless , decor lovely handy for shops town center , would definitely recommend it to anyone.… More
“A beautiful chalet in a wonderful location.” This was our fourth visit to Tan y Coed and it was as enjoyable and relaxing as ever. Tan y Coed is quite small but is beautifully furnished. The view from the balcony is so picturesque that we generally
“With a stunning view across the valley, private sheltered deck, cosy logburner & lovely furnishings, it's truely idylic!”
Reviewed 21 Mar 2014
A newly refurbished lodge which has been tastefully and sympathetically furnished. The log burner was easy to light and quickly threw out the heat. There was also a plentiful supply of wood. The deck… More
“Fantastic accommodation!” Stayed here December 2016 and had a wonderful time. Bungalow is beautiful, spotlessly clean, top quality furnishings - and one of the most comfortable beds ever! Five minutes walk to the seafront and the town, private garden
we have just returned from a fantastic weeks holiday. the weather was excellent and did not rain until the last day which meant we were out and about every day. we could not find any faults with the c… More
Thank you for your review we much appreciate it. You were really lucky with the weather, which shows our area at it's best!!!! Hope to see you again
Reviewed 17 Jul 2016
Just returned from a few days at St George's Lodge. Such a little gem. A lovely little bungalow in St. Anne's. Tastefully furnished and decorated. There is everything you would need including a sun ro… More
So pleased you enjoyed your short break, and pleased to see you would recommend us to family and friends. That's the best compliment we could have!!! Hope to see you again.
“absolutely marvellous accomadation.”
Reviewed 14 Oct 2016
the welcome on arrival was unbelieveable ,did not expect it,Joy was there to greet us.and explain how everything was and how things worked.the lodge could not be faulted in any way,every thing you co… More
Thank you for such a lovely review, we really appreciate it when guests take time out to post one, and new guests often comment on reading them. We would love to welcome you back in the future.
“Mrs” Spent a fabulous week. Accomadation was spot on! Everything had been thought of, not a bad word to be said!
Beautiful location and one of the best beaches in the area!
Will definately be returning.
Excellent holiday accommodation. It easily accommodated 2 adults, 3 children and a dog.
Property was very clean and tidy on arrival. Very quiet and peaceful location. Very close to local beaches (wi… More
“Christmas at Beadnell - 21 to 28 December 2013”
Reviewed 3 Jan 2014
An excellent property and so spacious. Everything was clean and in working order. Cooking a Christmas lunch posed no problem, lots of equipment, large kitchen and dining area and a good sized fridge/… More
“Fabulous location for a relaxing holiday”
Reviewed 9 Jun 2013
We stayed at Longlands Retreat for a week at the end of May.
The bungalow is really well presented & equipped with everything you could need. It easily accomodated 4 adults, 2 kids & a dog, providing… More
“Wow! An exceptional cottage, excellent location - home from home.” We travel to Scotland every other year, to stay for Christmas and New Year - this was by far the best cottage we have stayed in. Everything you needed was there, plus little extras.
What an unbelievably great experience staying in this cottage was! It was extremely clean and well-organized, and the kitchen is lovely and there were many little extras included. The bed was very com… More
Reviewed 15 Sep 2011
This was the best cottage we had ever stayed in. Modern & comfortable in an ideal situation.… More
“Perfect stay.” So glad I chose to book here. It was absolutely perfect, couldn't have asked for more. A beautiful apartment from great people who make you feel very welcome and can't do enough for you. We will definitely be booking to go again. Thanks
We stayed here with our two teenagers for 2 nights, and I can't say enough about how nice the apartment is, how wonderful the location is, and how gracious and generous the owners are. We usually sta… More
Thank you for taking the time and trouble to post a review.We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our apartment. We're so pleased that you appreciated the special touches and look forward to seeing you again when you next return to York. Best Wishes from the Owners of 4 Talbot Court.
“Equipped to a high standard and Beautifully decorated”
Reviewed 11 May 2013
We stayed for bank holiday weekend at this apartment . We were amazed at how centrally located it is in York. Sometimes staying so central can be a problem due to noise but this was peaceful . York Mi… More
Thank you for your kind comments.We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our apartment. We're so pleased you enjoyed the freshly baked croissants with your continental breakfast - we think they're the best too! We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best Wishes from the Owners of 4 Talbot Court.
“Hidden gem - superb!”
Reviewed 12 Apr 2013
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this beautifully furnished apartment. The owners had thought of everything to make our stay a memorable one, with all the comforts of home you could wish for and tho… More
Thank you for taking the time to post a review.We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our apartment and hope you'll visit us again soon. We hope you liked the apartment so much that you'll tell all your friends and family about it.Many thanks from the Owners of 4 Talbot Court.
“Not as good as we had hoped and noisy upstairs flat”
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
I was looking my forward to a trip to this little flat after seeing the reviews on TA and the fact that we regularly stay at Scarborough. Sadly I was disappointed and we only stayed one night out of 2… More
I am sorry that you did not have a perfect stay. Had you made me aware of these problems during your stay I would have had them corrected. I have recently planed the door but it must have swelled again. Fortunately we have had a busy season but I will take stock of your comments and correct them. Kind regards for complimenting our location. I am sorry if you experienced noise from other guests however this is a draw back or renting a lower floor apartment however we reflect this in our pricing which for a flat with modern facilities and free WiFi we believe to be very reasonable. Best regards James
“It made Christmas 2012 possible for us.” Strawberry Cottage isa very well furnished and equipped property. It had everything we needed for a one week stay over Christmas. It even came with Christmas decorations. It was very comfortable. Our family
My sister and I spent a week at this lovely cottage
Everything provided for us
Thanks for all the extras
Thanks also for all the help with computer and phone
You were both wonderful
Close to trai… More
“quintesential 18th century english cottage.”
Reviewed 31 Dec 2011
18th century cottage with 21st century comfort in a perfect location with bus stop at the door and ,with mainline train station 5 minute walk away.All the comforts of home have been thought of by host… More
“Our family is is rather experienced travelling in Britain - easy to recommend this one!”
Reviewed 16 Oct 2011
We found Strawberry Cottage extremely clean, stylish and cosy. It is very well located, when visiting London, Legoland, the Royal Botanic Garden or Hampton Court. It took us just some 35 minutes to Wa… More
“Perfect in every way” We stayed in the flat over Christmas to enable us to visit family and friends -we couldn't have asked for more. Superbly appointed and every comfort you could require. Really loved the balcony overlooking the woods. Excellent loc
“Superior accommodation provided by accommodating hosts.” Great location near the sea and train station and bus routes. Our hosts went out of their way literally and figuratively to make our four-week stay into a memorable winter getaway.
Very lovely place, exceed our expentations, very tidy and clean, great for families with children. We'll come back again… More
Reviewed 8 Mar 2015
We had a lovely stay. The flat is very comfy and tidy. The location is great and we enjoyed the sea view from the living room , The kitchen is well equipped and the landlord is very friendly and made … More
“Lovely big, clean apartment right near the sea front.”
Reviewed 23 Feb 2015
I visited St Leonards for a two day visit and found this apartment in West Hill Road excellent value.
The accommodation is spacious, spotlessly clean and very comfortable with the heating working wel… More
“Looking Forward to Returning” We spent an enjoyable two weeks here, the flat was clean and very well equipped and had the most delightful view from the lounge window. Having travelled from New Zealand to visit our new grandchild the flat was large en
“Charming cottage, so warm & inviting!” We've just returned from a three day break in Whitby & we stayed at this charming, quirky cottage.
It is absolutely spotless & so central to Whitby & all your possible needs.
On arriving there was a very though
“Ideal location, excellent accommodation with a homely feel !”
Reviewed 3 Feb 2013
We would highly recommend this home to all our friends and family, there is everything you need and more, including homely touches !
It is immacutely clean and modernised to a very high standard.
“wonderful home from home”
Reviewed 19 Oct 2012
quirky , modernized cottage ....very clean and well stocked with essentials(tea,coffee ,biscuits) ...and lovely touch of fresh flowers ....
well situated ,great views of bridge and harbor .
felt … More
“Ideal cottage in central location”
Reviewed 19 Aug 2012
Lovely cottage, recently modernised, right in the centre of whitby. Cottage on four floors, no good for anyone with mobilty problems. Clean, reasonable priced. I love Whitby and would book again at t… More
“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
“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
This flat is gorgeous, the views are stunning, high ceiling gives this extra spacious feel. Flat had anything you need even bottle steriliser for babies etc etc Gail was very welcoming and nice and ex… More
Reviewed 18 Aug 2016
Loved this place! Very spacious, well stocked kitchen, great location. Brilliant that they had a stair gate too which we could use to stop our 16mth going down the stairs to the bathroom!!! Liked the … More
Thanks for your review. Really sorry to hear about the cleanliness issues - especially the wine glass. I'll make sure this gets addressed.
“3rd visit already”
Reviewed 20 Oct 2016
what can I say: we just finished our 3rd stay and enjoyed it as much as we did the 2 times before. A very nice place to stay with a fantastic view. Just great!… More
Great to have you back again! Thanks for the great review. C
“Spacious, classy accomodation in superb location”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2013
This was our fourth stay in this capacious house. The four bedrooms and three bathrooms are ideal for our children and grandchildren. The house is very well equipped and decorated and has been consi… More
“Lovely home - lovely location!”
Reviewed 24 Oct 2012
We had a fantastic weekend at the White House. The house is very spacious with great high ceilings and calm, neutral decor. Fantastically comfy couches with log fire, huge kitchen table to spend hou… More
“great house and brilliant location for beach/walking holidays”
Reviewed 12 Sep 2012
I have stayed at the White House twice, once on a tennis/walking holiday and this September with the whole family, grandparents and grandchildren. Both worked really well. The bedrooms are light and s… More
“A well loved and respected apatment” A fantastic apartment in a beautiful place and perfectly positioned. I loved the fact the owner has kept the customer in mind and left the garden partly lawned and has a hedge surround rather than all paved and fen
“Great, comfortable stay” My party consisted of 7 adults and 2 children and the house accommodated all of us with no issues. Beds were comfortable and the kitchen was well equipped. The play room kept the kids entertained. The owners had thoughtfull
We were a group of 5 adults staying while we worked a week at the theatre, Venue Cymru, in Llandudno. My room was lovely, the bed had a memory foam type of mattress and I slept beautifully. Others in … More
Reviewed 5 Jul 2016
Pleasant accommodation well kitted out plenty of room nice week there despite the weather ideal for larger parties. Only downside for me was low door height into kitchen cracked my head several times … More
“Perfect” A very comfortable and well positioned property close to the sea, the pavilion, shops and restaurants, also within easy walking distance of the railway station. The friendly owners met us at the property to show us around, they are easily con
“Very nice property close to the sea and everything else !”
Reviewed 9 Jul 2014
Diane & Simon are the nicest people and own this very nice & unusual property in Bexhill.
We chose it for long weekend to Chill out, get some sea air and check out a few of the places and restaurants… More
Thank you very much for your great review, it was very nice to meet you both. I'm pleased you liked the bistro, its one of my favourite restaurants in bexhill. We hope to see you both again sometime.
Diane and Simon
“There is absolutely nothing more you could want for in this little gem of a cottage”
Reviewed 16 Jan 2014
This is probably the cleanest holiday place we have ever stayed in !!
Simon met us and showed us everything we needed to know and was so friendly and helpful and fell over himself backwoods to make … More
Thank you so much for your lovely review, and soooooo pleased you found Paddlers comfortable. Hope to see you again sometime.
“A perfect get away by the sea”
Reviewed 28 Sep 2012
Paddlers is a lovely apartment, very close to the beach, local shops and 5 minutes from the railway station. Diane and Simon make you very welcome. We highly recommend Paddlers and hope to visit aga… More
It would be great to have you visit Paddlers again and thank you for taking the time to write this review.
Diane & Simon
“Excellent Apartment!” Just returned from the perfect holiday in this excellent apartment. Great location just a short walk away from the centre of Keswick & about a 10min walk away from the lake. We usually stay in a b&b but this time decided to stay
“Nice apartment, Great Location” This apartment, while a little small, was more than enough for our family of four. It was extremely well located and well maintained. Rafael was very helpful with all aspects of the trip and answered any questions or co
My husband and I enjoyed our stay in this well appointed apartment, which was ideal for our requirements. The location, on the 2nd floor of a quiet block of apartments, with a lift and good security, … More
Dear Ann, your review on my apartment is greatly appreciated, I am glad to learn that we met your expectation.You are welcome anytime.Warm regards, Rafael
“Fantastic location, uncomplicated booking process and great customers care.”
Reviewed 20 Nov 2011
I have enjoyed a fantastic London experience thanks to this aparment and his owner, Rafael.
Whether you are looking for sightseeing, fun, culture or all of this together, this apartment really tick a… More
Dear Daniel, your review on my apartment encourages me to continue offering the best service we can...Location is clearly a selling point of the property.Looking forward to host you again soon.Warm regards, Rafael
“beautiful property nice location” As described it was a perfect location with sea view .Clean park .well sited near complex. The lodge was very nice well equipped. Only disappointment we didn't book long enough!
We (4 adults and one baby) stayed here for a week in february and thoroughly enjoyed every minute. The accommodation was brilliant. Everything you could need was there and the place was spotless. A… More
Reviewed 11 Aug 2011
This was our 2nd visit to this lodge, the 1st being Aug 2009 and I have to say it was as good as we had remembered. The location of this lodge within the park could not be better (nice and quiet) wit… More
“Lovely base for Ise of Wight stay”
Reviewed 7 Aug 2016
We haven't been to the Isle of Wight before, so read other reviews before booking this location. The holiday park is nice and in an ideal spot to explore the island. We took the Portsmouth to Fishbo… More
Thank you Jenette for your review. Comments are much appreciated. Ian
“O'Leary” Had a wonderful time in the "lady may". Exceeded all our expectations. It was spotlessly clean and was a home from home.
Cream teas supplied on arrival. Had all the latest mod cons. communication was very good by ruth.we would highly re
We stayed in The Lady May for 5 nights end Sept beginning of Oct.
Met Ruth, owner on arrival. Very nice lady, showed us the ropes and directions to supermarket etc.
Caravan very clean and a pleasu… More
“A fantastic chilled out holiday”
Reviewed 30 Jul 2016
Not a bad word can be said about this Caravan, nor the owner Ruth. What a pleasant lady who showed us around her fully equipped beautiful caravan and the site on arrival and gave us tips for our stay.… More
Great house and great location. Everything we needed for our stay (wifi especially!). Two minute walk from the beach, yet quiet location. Mark, the owner, was extremely helpful before we went (des… More
“A warm and cosy cottage perfectly situated on the beautiful North Coast”
Reviewed 7 Jan 2015
Mark has been amazingly helpful and friendly from the very beginning of our enquiry into renting the cottage through to the organising of keys. The organisation was extremely thorough and smooth so th… More
“HAPPY TIMES IN "MORTRETH" PORTHTOWAN”
Reviewed 11 Jul 2014
Having rented many times before, I would rate this one as one of the best. Dealings with the owner Mark has been so easy and he is quick to respond. The accommodation is as good as it looks in the ph… More
“Great stay” Fabulous apartment in a brilliant central location. Had everything we needed and was in walking distance of everywhere we wanted to go. The only negatives were the broken bin and extra door locks hanging off but didn't ruin the stay. Would
Regency Retreat was absolutely wonderful.
Beautiful decor and layout, clean, comfy and surprisingly quiet.
I have definitely bookmarked you for further bookings.
Thank you very much for a more than… More
“An excellent apartment, in a great location with great views”
Reviewed 30 May 2014
We really enjoyed our stay on the Brighton seafront in this quite luxurious apartment, and right in the heart of the city. We were a bit concerned as taking our young baby we needed to set up the trav… More
“Great apartment with Victorian charm”
Reviewed 28 Jun 2016
Lovely apartment on the first floor in a Victorian terraced street overlooking Regency Square with a huge bay window with side views to the sea and near to the new 'I' 360 observation tower. Great pos… More
I'm sorry to hear that the mattress isn't to your taste. This is a very expensive top spec Hypnos hotel standard mattress (the same one used in Premier Inn nationwide). All of the other reviews we've had about the mattress have said how good it is.
When myself and my family have stayed there we've always slept very well.
Re-decoration of the hall and stairs including carpets is all paid for and is due to begin shortly. (Persuading and then getting the money out of 8 flats has taken ages but it's now paid for an due to start).
I have asked the maintenance company to increase the strength of the spring on the front door. It should close automatically. This will be fixed this week.
“Great Christmas break” Stayed at sinbad cottage for 4 days over the Xmas period as my mum lives in Appledore. We have stayed in several apartments in Appledore.
Sinbad cottage is very quaint however feel is missing some home comforts such as a TV ups
Sinbad cottage was ideal for myself,my husband and our two small dogs. The kitchen was well equipped and the living room was cosy, however , there is a steep staircase to the bedrooms . The main bedr… More
“A fabulous place and fabulous location” What a lovely place to stay. It was by far one of the best places I have stayed. Great accomodation in a great location. The bungalow had everything you need, even a steamer like I have at home, great home comfo
Beautifully presented holiday bungalow, clean, modern and bright. The flowers in each room were a lovely touch. We especially enjoyed the welcoming cream tea after a very long drive. Everything about … More
Many thanks and I'm so glad you found the house good for you. I hope we'll see you in Croyde again soon.
“Perfect in every way.”
Reviewed 12 Aug 2016
Thank you so much for what has been the most relaxed holiday in a long time.
A huge part of that being down to the house itself being in the ideal spot, only 10 mins walk from both the shops and b… More
I'm so glad you found everything to be perfect for a relaxing holiday. That is what it's all about.
Reviewed 31 Jul 2016
This accommodation cannot be faulted!
Well presented, well maintained and perfect location for us.
The little personal touches were very thoughtful.
In our party were 2 60 year olds, 2 30 year old… More
Many thanks for taking the trouble to review. I'm so glad it was so right for you and your family and that you feel you'd like to come and stay again.
“Fantastic Apartment - Excellent value for money” Great Couple of days . Parking a real bonus. Apartment finished to a very high standard and
everything is catered for, a real home form home. Steve the owner very welcoming.. Great central location
We stayed here for a few days over new year with our 2 young children and my wife's parents. The house was beautiful, finished to a very high spec with enough room for us to enjoy without being crowde… More
“A weekend to remember and one to be repeated!”
Reviewed 1 Nov 2013
Booked this apartment to celebrate a special Birthday with 3 generations of family. It looked lovely on the internet but when we got there it was even better! Very spacious, well equipped and luxuriou… More
Reviewed 15 Jul 2013
Best stay ever!
We had a very warm welcome. The owner was very Kind and helpfull.
The house is perfect, very clean and well equiped.
Perfect stay… More