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.
Wishing Well Cottage has been converted to a very high standard and is for Self Catering. It is Ideal for children, dog walkers. Smoking is not allowed in the Cottage.This delightful cottage is in Penhallow, which is on the coast road between Newquay and Truro and so m …see more
We arrived at this cottage having just had a nasty experience staying at another in the Cotswolds the cleanliness left a bit to be desired. But this cottage was absolutely spotless and a pleasant surp… More
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
The Manse is located in the centre of this thriving market town but tucked away in a very quiet position, two minutes walk from the High Street! It is perfect for exploring Wiltshire and beyond. There is private parking for one car but a car is not necessary.
The Manse …see more
The Coral Beach House is situated on a private seaside estate and is a large 2,500 sq.ft. single storey, interior designed, five bedroom, four bathroom, one cloak room, luxuriously styled seaside villa, which sleeps up to 10 adults or 12 with children. Available for fa …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; Car advised;
Have you ever looked at a house on a postcard and and thought 'I wish I could go there for a holiday'?Well, now you can!Smithy Cottage is idyllically situated by the water in the tiny Argyllshire village of Bellanoch, which is at the western end of the Crinan …see more
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
The cottage is a converted bake-house built over 300 years ago. It combines modern convenience with period charm. Located in the village of Haddenham in Buckinghamshire, it is 16 miles from Oxford and 50 minutes from London Marylebone. The cottage is within the village …see more
A cottage with the "little extras" from the welcome pack, including a bottle of local beer, to plenty of mugs for cups of tea for our guests. To the pictures, books and dvd's, ornaments and leggo (whi… More
This well appointed log cabin can sleep up to 5 people and is well suited to families. There's just SO much to see and do in this beautiful part of Scotland.
The cabin is situated in a wonderful setting, right by a river in a small picturesque estate, a stroll from th …see more
We stayed here for a weekend in November 2015. It was a miserable weekend with heavy rain, but we felt all cosy and warm in front of the log fire in this great wee cabin.
Lot's of thought has been… More
“the cabin with everything”
Reviewed 11 Oct 2015
Nicely located by the river with the privacy of a small site but within 5 minutes walk of the village shop the cabin is equiped with everthing you could need for a holiday of this type although we onl… More
“A fantastic, cosy cabin in a picture perfect setting”
Reviewed 12 Feb 2013
Greeted on arrival by Karen who gave us a helpful tour of the cabin and tips on what there is to do and where to go in the area, many of which we visited. The cabin is everything we imagined a log cab… More
Child friendly ; Car advised; Ask about pets;
Newly converted local stone cottage with fully equipped kitchen, modern bathroom with bath and shower. one double and one twin bedroom. Sky TV, Wifi, towels and linens provided. Situated in the beautiful Forest of Dean, a great base to explore this stunning part of the …see more
An exceptionally clean and tidy accommodation with everything just as described. We had no problems whatsoever with the property or the location, with everything just as it should be. Les and Barbara … More
Thanks Tony for your kind review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and perhaps we will see you again in the near future.
Barbara and Les
Swimming pool; Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
Situated in the North Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the historic Pilgrim's Way in the quiet hamlet of Thurnham, Thurnham Keep Stables is perfectly located for peaceful sanctuary, whilst still being within easy access of Kent's many places to visit.With woo …see more
A beautiful listed thatched barn located it its own private secure garden in the the picture perfect hamlet of Putsborough (Manor) 400 m from Putsborough Sands and only 15 mins walk from Croyde. Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty a couple of minutes walk f …see more
New on holiday rental market November 2014
A luxury, self-catering cottage on the shores of the panoramic Montrose Basin. The cottage is at 3 Esk Road, Montrose DD10 9NT.
Fully renovated and extended in 2012, you will enjoy a wonderfully peaceful and enjoyable break a …see more
Nearest beach 0.3 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Nestled at the foot of the Five Sisters of Kintail in a glen that boasts no fewer than twenty one Munros, Woodlands enjoys the best of both worlds being in a remote location yet having a shop plus a bar and restaurant all within walking distance. This spacious house sle …see more
We have just spent Christmas at Woodlands. After a 12 hour journey we arrived at a lovely warm, cozy & comfortable home. The house was perfect for a large family like ours. The children had plenty to … More
“Woodlands is a great house in a beautiful mountainous location and extremely good value for money..”
Reviewed 21 Apr 2012
This cottage is surrounded by breathtaking scenery. It is very remote yet we didn't feel cut-off. However, we didn't stray very far as there wasn't time. A week isn't nearly long enough so we have alr… More
Thank you for your kind words. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your time at Woodlands. Regards Paula.
“Delightful Cottage with Wonderful Views”
Reviewed 20 Mar 2014
We thoroughly enjoyed our week at Woodlands. It's a very spacious cottage set in beautiful scenery with wonderful views from the main windows. Even in winter we found lots to explore. We had a love… More
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
The hall is an extensive Grade II Listed Jacobean mansion set on the southern edge of Orton , which is a delightful village nestling in the folds of the surrounding fells, standing in 6 acres of mature parkland and woods. Among the house's many exceptional architec …see more
Featured in The Guardian’s “Britain’s Top 10 Cutest Log Cabins”, Milk Wood Lodge is our Pet Friendly Snowdonia retreat with private Hot Tub, Sauna, woodburner and WiFi, hidden in a clearing on the edge of the woods on the slopes of the Wnion Valley, within an …see more
Fabulous lodge in a great location. Weather couldn't have been better for us so did some lovely walks and recommend the precipice walk. Was great to come back and chill out in the sauna and hot tub an… More
“the best break i have in 14 years thanks eraca and phil”
Reviewed 15 May 2012
what a place it has been a long time since i have seen mountains and the cabin is the best i have ever stayed in 5 star the decor and paintings of a local artist are meant to be there thank you eraca … More
“Idyllic surroundings in a wonderful cabin!”
Reviewed 16 Mar 2012
We stayed for 4 days at Milkwood and the only downside was that it just wasn't long enough! Myself & my partner chose this as a 'mini-moon' just after our wedding before booking a honeymoon somewhere … More
Tweed Rig is available for self-catering rental with accommodation for 10 + 4 people, guest beds and cot available if required.Melrose is in the middle of the Scottish Borders - a great base for visiting abbeys, castles, country houses, golf, fishing, walking, cycling - …see more
Tweed Rig is an extremely well-equipped house. We were not short of anything. The house is comfortable, spacious and very pleasantly decorated. On arrival we found our accommodation to be clean and ti… More
Welcome to The Cottage. Located in the centre of the picturesque village of Perranuthnoe, The Cottage is an ideal base for exploring Cornwall. The sandy beach is a short walk away with excellent cliff walks along the coastal path. St Michaels Mount is just 2 miles away …see more
Ghillie's Cottage is a beautifully appointed luxury holiday cottage for four people on the shores of the River Lochay on the outskirts of Killin.
Built in the summer of 2014, the traditional harled cottage offers two double ensuite bedrooms (one king, one twin) and a l …see more
Nearest beach 28 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Bwthyn Bach is a lovely bolt-hole to stay in the small historical town of LLantrisant. It has recently been fully renovated to a high standard with wooden floors throughout, central heating and a modern comfortable interior. A great location to explore all that the area …see more
Not suitable for children; No pets allowed; Private garden;
The Lodge may at first appear a simple cabin but nothing has been left to chance in this cosy. luxurious and stylish retreat. Tucked away at the end of a quiet cul de sac in a secluded corner of the garden, next to 16 acres of the Bearsted woodland trust, it is guarant …see more
In the quant village of bearstead, Kent sits this secluded lodge.
Myself and my partner stayed for three nights for a romantic get away. From the outside you expect the lodge to be small, however … More
Sleeps 4 or 6 - see below.
Stable Cottage has been converted from what was the former stable of Midlands Farm. It is a self catering and well equipped cottage set at the centre of the world heritage Jurassic Coast and is an Area Of Natural Beauty. With the Tack Room ( …see more
Eaton Cottage is a traditional spacious cottage with large rooms, off street parking and a garden and patio area. The cottage sleeps 8 (1 put me up bed) and is ideal for nature lovers and bird watchers as well as those who want a peaceful break. Ideal location for bea …see more
Welcome to The Old Cowshed
The Old Cowshed is situated in the centre of the Dale peninsula down a private drive and as its name suggests was once the Cowshed at the Butterhill estate in St Ishmaels. The spot is utterly tranquil and genuinely far from the maddening crow …see more
“Lovely conversion set in perfect location for visiting area”
Reviewed 22 Jul 2013
We stayed here 2nd week in July with our 4year old son. It was a perfect setting for us for break away. Accommodation is truly 1st class with 2 ensuite twins and a master with ensuite with views over … More
Nampara Barn is a charming detached granite self catering property located on the owners small farm in the quiet and rural hamlet of Bosorne which sits on the edge of the stunning Cot Valley, National Trust protected with its green slopes leading to the beautiful histor …see more
The cottage consists of a fully equipped modern kitchen with dining area. The lounge has a log burning stove, flat screen HD TV/DVD, spotting scope, CD Ipod doc. The bathroom has a separate bath and shower cubicle. The master bedroom has a king size bed and the t …see more
Featured in The Guardian’s “Britain’s Top 10 Cutest Log Cabins”, Wnion Wood is one of our Pet Friendly Snowdonia retreats with private Hot Tub, Sauna, wood burner and WiFi. This quaint cabin is hidden in a clearing on the edge of the woods on the slopes of the W …see more
We really enjoyed our stay here. Some really good local walks, and if you want to drive a bit further, then you are in within reach of Mount Snowdon etc.
The lodge itself catered for our every nee… More
“Such a beautiful lodge”
Reviewed 23 May 2014
In such a beautiful part of Wales & central to plenty of lovely walks.
The lodge has a fab hot tub & sauna, perfect after a long day of walking.… More
“Long Weekend in Wales”
Reviewed 3 Apr 2014
A beautiful log cabin in the remote Snowdonian Mountains. There are a few local villages near by with some nice pubs and shops. There is plenty of local activities to keep you occupied. Note there is … More
Child friendly ; Car advised; Pet friendly;
Standlow Farm is just a short drive from the market town of Ashbourne. Situated down a quiet country lane and yet well situated for all the attractions the Peak district has to offer. Clover cottage faces the stunning views over the valley of Kniveton and has a patio, f …see more
I wanted a chilled out weekend with me and my friends for my hen do. We hired the barn and 2 cottages. There were 17 of us and we all gathered in the barn and in the hot tub. It was a fantastic place!… More
“Great place to stay for the views”
Reviewed 14 Sep 2012
I would have no hesitation recommending Clover Cottage for a place to stay in the peaks. The cottage was very clean and nicely furnished and the bedrooms were tastefully decorated and comfortable. Th… More
Nearest beach 45 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
Luxury and secluded one bedroom converted 'piggery'. Separate bathroom and kitchen with washing machine and ironing facilities. Cosy living room with wood-burner. Extra double room available if necessary.
The Piggery is available not only for weekly stays but night …see more
The piggery was set in a beautiful area with a stream running down the side of the house. The place was well furnished and had everythig you would need with lovely extra touches such as tea lights and… More
Beachcomber Cottage is located just four minutes' walk from the beach, Quiet and peaceful, this is a detached cottage with most rooms on the ground floor. Easy access to all amenities, including local shops, pub and cafe all within 5 minutes walk. The cottage has …see more
We stayed at Beachcomber Cottage for 1 week 17th-24th May 2013. On arrival we found the cottage to be very clean and comfortable and there were fresh cut flowers in the dining room and sitting room. T… More
“Spacious comfortable cottage in excellent location”
Reviewed 7 May 2013
We stayed at Beachcomber Cottage for a week over Easter, with various members of our extended family visiting from nearby Norwich. We found the property very comfortable with an excellent layout of b… More
“Fantastic Cottage, Lovely Location, Great for families.”
Reviewed 21 Apr 2013
What a fantastic Cottage. My Family and I stayed for a weekend in April. The cottage was brilliant and had everything you would need. The house is so versatile. It's perfect for a lovely sunny day as… More
In Designated National Scenic Area, whale watching northern light in winter with picture windows giving magnificent views over the sea and Skye, Harris and Lewis. Enjoy private beach access and the unique location of the cottage means you can see Basking sharks, Whales …see more
“Breathtaking location (- if you like whale-watching from the sofa!)”
Reviewed 23 Nov 2011
This is a beautiful, well-presented & fully-equipped cottage in the most stunning location imaginable - whether it's the private beach-access, the view (literally) over the sea to Skye or the occasion… More
The Hayloft is a wonderful Grade Two listed barn with many original features and immense character throughout.Situated a short drive from the sea and an ideal base to explore the North Norfolk countryside , The Hayloft is available for weekly or fortnightly holidays as …see more
The Hayloft was easy to book at short notice through Holidaylettings website with responsive emails from the owners.
It was warm, welcoming and a home from home inside. The cottage was spotlessly cl… More
Not suitable for children; Car essential; No pets allowed;
This westerly facing barn conversion, first floor apartment is fully furnished to a high standard with open plan facilities. On entering there is a kitchen with electric oven and hob, a fridge housing a small freezer compartment, a microwave and the usual kitchen applia …see more
Holy Hill apartments are clean and modern but still homely. Nothing is too much trouble for the owners and they genuinely care that guests have a great stay. The apartments are very well equipped want… More
Reviewed 25 Jun 2013
Very warm reception. Lovely studio, I really get impressed when I enter. Its much more beautiful in situ than the photos.
Very comfortable bed, very clean, wifi, TV with dvds, books, puzzles, fridge,… More
“Well appointed facilities, lovely location!”
Reviewed 3 Jan 2013
My fiancé and I fancied a few days away, and Holly Hill was recommended to us by a friend; we certainly weren't disappointed! Excellent facilities, lovely location within easy access of rolling coun… More
Many thanks for your review, we enjoyed meeting you.Hope your wedding day is beautiful.
A lovely cosy 2 bedroom fisherman's cottage located only a few metres from the harbour and small sandy beach. The dolphins are frequent visitors to this area of the coastline and frequently seen during the summer months.This cosy cottage makes an excellent base for expl …see more
“Beautiful Fishermans Cottage in a freindly little fishing village.”
Reviewed 2 Aug 2015
The Fishermans Cottage is very well equiped with all you would need for your stay. It has been well thought out and in excellent condition. The whole Cottage was spotless and well maintained. The Wii … More
“The Sidings” is situated in a row of 40-year-old cottages, adjacent to Plockton station. It is a very comfortable, cosy home. It is particularly handy for spectacular walks to the beaches close by. Locals and visitors have been known to swim their even in September …see more
Puffin Hollow is a beautiful 1 bedroom ground floor apartment directly on the harbour. This 18th century listed property has been completely modernised and it now offers open plan living with a luxury kitchen. The property is just a short walk to the small sandy beach …see more
We had a three night stay at Puffin Hollow and found it to be very comfortable. Great location down at the harbour, so perfect for walks along the lovely Fife Coastal Path (assuming you get better we… More
Thanks for taking the time to write a review. So glad you found the location perfect for the coastal path! Just a pity you didn't get the best of East Neck weather. Maybe next time. ..... Thanks Liz
“Puffin Hollow provides the perfect environment for a relaxing break.”
Reviewed 15 Jun 2015
Puffin Hollow is a quaint cottage, cleverly and tastefully modernised with real thoughtfulness. The decor reflects the location - lovely coastal walks and living right on the harbour. It is spotlessl… More
Thank you for your lovely warm review and your appreciation of our holiday cottage. I would be delighted to welcome you back for another break and thank you for the recommendation.
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 10 km; Not suitable for children;
Set in the rolling Morayshire hillside, yet only 6 miles from the sandy beaches of the Moray Firth, this traditional Scottish cottage offers the ideal location for exploring the many local attractions. The cottage is Scottish Tourist Board 4 star rating, and is well equ …see more
“Wonderful, relaxing week in a beautiful and peaceful location”
Reviewed 8 Feb 2013
I stayed for a week in January when the snow was on the ground. I walked for at least an hour every day through the beautiful scenery which surrounds this location. I returned to a log fire, peace a… More
Woodland Barn is located on a horse-shoe bend of the River Severn taking in views over the valley, fields and surrounding woodlands, it's the perfect place to relax. Our guests tell us that Woodland Barn is a home~from~home, a safe haven and when they have enjoyed …see more
This little Barn conversion has been finished to a very high standard, it's owners keep it beautifully, we were 4 OAP's and 2 dogs, and had a wonderful short break. The view from the patio certainly h… More
“Beautiful location, outstanding accommodation”
Reviewed 31 Jan 2012
My partner and I stayed in this charming cottage last summer, It was not our first time in the area; we love it so much we regularly visit.
The Forest of Dean is an exceptionally beautiful area of … More
“Great location with stunning views”
Reviewed 21 Jan 2012
We booked the cottage between Christmas and New Year to be near family and friends but the location would make an ideal base for exploring the area. The rear of the cottage enjoys fantastic views towa… More
Truly stunning countryside VIEWS from Hillcrest Cottage from all rooms.
In this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, known as the "Undiscovered Cotswolds" , you will genuinely find so much to do .
From the Romantic main bedroom balcony, watch the changing skies and 180 …see more
Child friendly ; Car advised; Ask about pets;
Conveniently located, slightly back from the A31 between nautical Southampton and Bournemouth with its golden sandy beach, This converted single storey cottage is comfortably furnished to a very good standard. Stroll across the garden (shared with the owner) and thro …see more
Suitable for children age 5+; Pet friendly; Private garden;
Lovely 17th century cottage in the heart of Bronte country, ideal setting for walkers, cyclists or anyone enjoying the country. Close to local shops and great local pubs. The cottage has 2 double bedrooms separate dining room fully equipped kitchen, living room with mul …see more
An exciting new addition to our holiday accommodation portfolio. This new holiday rental house occupies an enviable position on the sea front in Cullen with direct access to miles of beautiful sandy beach at Cullen harbour and unspoiled views of the sea.This newly built …see more
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; Ask about pets;
Hollycroft - a pretty 2-bedroom 1920's era semi-detached cottage in the fabulous village of Eynsham, just four miles / ten minutes (by frequent bus) from Oxford centre, a short drive into the Cotswolds and easy access by car or bus from Heathrow airport. Upstairs: …see more