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.
“our special place” we have had several special holidays at the Stables. There are 7 in our group and there is plenty of space for everyone.We have a grandson with special needs who copes well at The Stables.Barmouth Beach is ideal for our needs and th
We have recently returned from a week at The Stables and I wanted to write a review for two reasons - one to recommend this beautiful cottage to others who are thinking of a coastal break near Barmout… More
“A beautiful place to stay near Barmouth”
Reviewed 20 Aug 2015
The Stables is a lovely comfortable and well equipped house. It has plenty of space for the family to spread out (in our case 5 adults and 2 children) and the gardens are ideal for children to play. … More
“Wonderful accommodation in a beautiful setting”
Reviewed 6 Oct 2013
The accommodation was peaceful and very comfortable. The scenery in the area was breathtaking, especially the view over the estuary and mountains from the bottom of the garden.
We would highly … More
“Perfect family apartment” Excellent, modern apartment with great views. 3 large spacious bedrooms one with en-suite. Close to Tesco Express, Aldi and Sainsburys. Parking bay just outside main door. Wi-fi, freeview tv and ipod docking station so my tee
“Very welcoming, relaxing and comfortable place.” We used sea view lodge for a couple of nights while attending a wedding at the nearby fort.
The lodge was really nice with all the facilities we needed and in a great location, close to a great litt
Excellent place to stay, 3 bedrooms,2 bathrooms, large lounge kitchen diner with lots of space to wonder around with out being on top of each other. Great deal better than many hotels as you have the … More
Thank you very much for your kind words. We are always pleased to have considerate guests and trust that you will return in the future.
“Perfectly located for everything Aviemore has to offer!” Lovely quiet location and walkable into the centre of Aviemore. Roomy enough for 5 people with very comfortable lounge for relaxing in. The separate dining room was perfect for us.
The house was everything it was advertised to be!. It was spotlessly clean when we arrived and had everything that you could need. Decor was modern and the fresh flowers in the dining room was a lovel… More
Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for looking after the cottage so well.
Reviewed 4 Jan 2015
Very good holiday, the house has every thing you need and more , good
Location , we have being coming to this house for years and hope to come
Back for many more !!… More
Delighted to hear that you had a lovely holiday at Braeriach.
Look forward to welcoming you back once again in the near future.
“Great pet friendly home from home”
Reviewed 31 Dec 2014
A lovely bungalow with everything you would need. Comfortable accommodation with plenty of space for my husband, our dog and I. The house was immaculately clean and was well equipped. The cottage owne… More
Thank you for your very positive comments on Braeraich. The house has just had a refurbishment and it was lovely to get instant feedback.
Pleased to hear that you liked the kitchen with its new large fridge/freezer.
Would love to welcome you back next year and thank you once again for taking such good care of the house.
“Amazing Apartment” I stayed here over the Easter break. This Apartment is so well situated. The views across the Hoe were incredible! The Apartment is an easy walk to the Town Centre and also to the Barbican which has a great night life.
This is a gorgeous holiday rental overlooking Plymouth sound. Both the ceilings and windows are unusually high, so the feeling is one of spaciousness. The kitchen was tiny, but functional, so you ca… More
Reviewed 19 Sep 2012
Great flat, stunning views. Good location and extremely friendly and helpful staff and owner. Would definitely recommend :0)… More
“I could've stayed in all day and enjoyed the view!”
Reviewed 30 Mar 2016
Gorgeous apartment in a fabulous location. Really comfortable with everything one could need for a relaxing stay. I come from Plymouth and this area has iconic views of the Hoe and the sea beyond. … More
“Lovely weekend” The caravan is very well equipped and in an excellent position near to all amenities. We took our four grandchildren who really enjoyed the site facilities. Hastings is surrounded by history and we visited Battle Abbey and Smugglers Ca
This is the best caravan we have stayed in. Very lush clean caravan. Brill location. Will deffo be booking next year ! … More
We are glad you enjoyed your stay - we would love to welcome you back again
“Lovely spacious accommodation”
Reviewed 13 May 2015
This holiday home is located in a lovely area within the campsite boasting great views. It was well equipped and very clean. The owner provided lots of information about the site and the surrounding… More
Thank you for the feedback. We would love to welcome you back in the future.
“could thoroughly recommend Valley view 27”
Reviewed 12 Apr 2013
Valley View 27 is a most comfortable, clean and spacious caravan on a large commercial site. The position must be one of the best with more space between caravans than on other parts of the site and… More
“Very comfortable” Had a great time. Flat was clean and very comfortable. Being centrally located it was close to all amenities without having to use our car. Loads of things to do with the kids and great places to eat. Would definitely recommend. Than
“Excellent clean apartment with everything needed for a very comfortable break.”
Reviewed 19 Feb 2015
Fantastic apartment, very clean and tidy. Perfect location for anyone visiting. Very helpful owners. And everything supplied in the apartment needed. We had a fantastic little half term break, with al… More
Thank you for writing your review and we are sure it will be very helpful to those looking to book. We welcome you back anytime and dont forget to remind us of your repeat booking discount. Once again thank you for taking the time to write.
“All you need for feeling at home and to relax”
Reviewed 18 Feb 2015
The location was easy to find. Bus stop is near. Everthing was well organised: How to find the keys and the appartement. The appartement is clean, modern and very well equipped (free WiFi). It was war… More
So nice to have your review and thank you for taking the time to write it. As we have said before we wish we could review you as the apartment was spotless when we came in to clean and prepare for our next guests. We hope we will see you again if you visit Bournemouth at some time in the future.
“Splendid stay and was more than we expected”
Reviewed 8 Dec 2014
Splendid little holiday flat, close to the beach and town square, which made it great for walking back and forth! Very modern and tidy, all necessities included. Would recommend to others and thorough… More
It was a pleasure to have you to stay at The farthings. Thank you for your time in writing the review. We welcome you back any time and dont forget to ask for your repeat discount.
“Great house, fab location, didn't want to leave!” Stayed at house to film a short film, house slept all crew and cast comfortably with plenty of living and sleeping space. Mike (owner) was extremely welcoming and helped us wherever he could. Great pla
Fantastic house with everything you could wish for. 18 ladies stayed there for my 50th birthday weekend. Plenty of room & most bedrooms with ensuite. Comfy beds too.… More
“Large house in pristine condition, perfect for a hen party/weekend with friends”
Reviewed 4 Nov 2015
A group of 17 of us stayed here for a weekend celebrating a hen party. The house was immaculate. The owner was easy to contact and checking in and out was made very easy as he lives next door. The hou… More
“Exceptional property presented and maintained to the highest standards.”
Reviewed 6 Sep 2015
This property is exceptional. It is beautiful, well-designed, very functional for a large group, and extremely clean! What a refreshing treat- at no point did the house feel like a 'rental property'. … More
“Beautiful place to stay” The house was clean and tidy when we arrived. Everything was well laid out inside. Fantastic view over the estuary from the rooms at the front. Owner was very prompt in responding to queris regarding the property. Ideally lo
“Comfy cottage” Had a very good stay in Quail Cottage during a very cold spell in February. Very warm and comfy, owner Irene very friendly and helpful...and we loved waking up to the ducks, swans and rabbits on the back lawn every morning. Would defin
“Super cool seaside retreat.” The view of the sea from the sitting room is magical. We had rainy weather, but stayed snug watching films until the sun peeked out. It's perfect for two, or a family of four. Highly recommend a stay at Sweet Dreams, you w
We loved our stay in Sweet Dreams. The kids (2 & 5) were snug on the guest air-mattress, and had a blast playing with the fancy dress items in the second bedroom! We loved the jukebox, loved the whole… More
I have just returned from a long weekend in Brighton staying in the fabulous Looking Glass Cottage. What a gorgeous place to stay, and unlike anywhere I have ever stayed before. To call it charming … More
Reviewed 28 Jul 2013
Me and my friends stayed here for a short break and it was perfect! The Alice in Wonderland theme is fab and really adds some extra charm to the holiday. The house is right on the seafront, surrounded… More
“Fabulous cottage, excellent location for a party weekend”
Reviewed 7 Jul 2013
We booked th cottage for our friends Hendo, it didn't disappoint.
Excellently located near the lanes in Brighton, surrounded by pubs, restaurants & shops so excellent for what we wanted, however, wou… More
“Mr” I was meant to be staying at Rowan Estates but I was upgraded to an other holiday home which was amazing I would highly recommend Clover Drive a brand new luxury house 10/10, also the people I was in contact with were great to deal with really hel
The apartment was easy to find thanks to the information emailed to us. Off-street parking was convenient. Entry was straightforward and the flat itself was absolutely beautiful.
The first thing we… More
Your feedback is unbelievably positive. We are delighted that you were well looked after. We would love to have you back, and as a returning guest, you would be entitled to a discount. All the best.
“no better place for comfort all amenities and peace of mind”
Reviewed 17 Feb 2015
very well appointed ie everything you need when away
a feeling that the establishment is trying its hardest to please as opposed to most places where they are trying to get away with… More
“Excellent value and quality”
Reviewed 1 Dec 2014
This apartment was exactly as described and shown online, was even more roomier than the pictures displayed. The location was perfect, quiet and only a short taxi from the city centre. The facilities … More
“The best rental apartment we have ever stayed in.” A fantastic standard of accommodation in the best possible location. The owner, Mike, provides customer service to perfection. We had a wonderful stay, lots of space, lovely views, right in the heart
The flat was perfect for our party of 4 adults and was clean, very well appointed and in a great location for walking into the centre. The communications from Michael beforehand were excellent and ver… More
“the pictures dont do this apartment justice!”
Reviewed 12 Jan 2014
We loved this aprtment so much we told the owner to keep the deposit and booked again for next year. We stayed for a week over the christmas holiday period and used the apartment as a base to meet up … More
“In the heart of thr City”
Reviewed 22 Aug 2012
A nice view from the apartment Living room showing off the City
A walk away from the historical Glasgow green park which is great for both children play areas and somewhere to go for a jog or a light… More
“Amazing place to stay, would definitely recommend.” Andy, met us upon arrival. I must say he is the most accommodating man I have ever met. Hilary was just as nice too. The apartment was clean, and spacious and the shower was amazing! Loved staying he
Very nice, comfortable apartment in a quiet but central location. Received a very warm welcome from Claire and when a problem arose with the kettle, it was swiftly dealt with by caretaker Andy who ga… More
“Lovely and clean”
Reviewed 19 Aug 2016
This apartment is lovely. Makes an ideal place to visit Blackpool.
There was plenty of space, and having two TVs was very helpful.… More
Many thanks for your kind words.
I'm glad you had a lovely time.
“Perfect in every way.” Very cosy, perfect location, & nicely decorated. We had a lot of rain when we were there so having a comfortable place to stay was very important. The owners were lovely & did their best to make our stay as enjoyable as possible
Stayed at Lander in September - we were unlucky with the weather but very lucky with our choice of accomodation. An excellenty equipped house, beautifully presented and very comfortable. We would d… More
“The best self-catering accommodation we have ever rented”
Reviewed 30 Jul 2012
This accommodation is for two adults, and is very well equipped. We had two weeks of extremely wet weather, but found no problem staying in as we were so comfortable.
The location is good, and we fou… More
“Delightful cottage in a beautiful setting” This is the second time in 3 years we have stayed in Orchard Cottage and love the location and cottage is beautifully designed and has everything and more one would need for a holiday. Owners are always on ha
Very well equipped modern relaxing accommodation. Quiet village, but with a very pleasant walk into Melrose town centre. Quaint garden with lovely sitting areas.… More
“Exceptional Holiday Cottage”
Reviewed 6 Mar 2013
We had a lovely short break at Orchard Cottage which was very clean and comfortable with a spacious living area;ideal for socialising or to just spreading out and relax.
The cottage is in a really p… More
“Top class - 5 star cottage”
Reviewed 17 Feb 2013
This is a beautiful cottage to stay in. We received a warm welcome and found that every need was catered for in this lovely house.
The owners have thought of everything. Finished to a very high stand… More
“Fabulous” Had a really lovely time here, couldn't fault a thing with the apartment. Simply fabulous. Great location overlooking the harbour, and stunning views. Poole is just a short walk over a lifting bridge and we found lots of nice little restaura
“Fabulous apartment” Stayed here with my husband and two adult children for a break in June. What a lovely apartment, it was so nice to stay somewhere that wasn't like a clinical hotel. It was full of the owners personality with lots of welcoming com
From initial enquiry, booking , to arriving, Cathy was great, informative, helpful, checking we had all we needed. Apartment was great, home from home, everything we wanted. Great extras of tea coffee… More
Glad that you like my home sweet home.
Thank you for your nice review much appreciated.
Reviewed 21 Sep 2014
When people ask us what we liked the most in Glasgow, we cannot avoid having a thought for the penthouse. It is luxurious, without excess, very comfortable and clean (5 stars). It is very well located… More
Many thanks for this great review Gilles & Nicole. KInd regards, CATHY
“5* Stay in lovely Penthouse”
Reviewed 18 Sep 2014
Stayed for a week over Christmas in this amazing penthouse. It was large and spacious with wonderful views over Glasgow. A great location for shops, theatres, pubs and restaurants and we also visited… More
Many thanks for your nice review. I remember how you liked my place over Christmas! Kind regards, CATHY
“New, clean and stilish apartment.” The apartment is very clean, nice and modern. It is fully furnished with anything needed including wifi. Nice welcome and explanatory tour of the aparment upon arrival. The apartment is 400 mt away from the tube Quee
“Our little slice of heaven!” This was our second visit to The Saltings. We found this little gem for our Honeymoon last year and we knew then that we would be back to celebrate our Anniversary. The cottage was just as gorgeous as we remembered and as
Lovely cottage that suited our needs very well for a week (2 adults and a toddler). We thought it was a pretty cottage, decorated in a lovely style and had all the amenities we needed, for our first w… More
Thanks Lynley. Pleased you enjoyed the Saltings and made the most of the area, including Badminton! Regards, John and Jane
“Excellent cottage - a real home from home”
Reviewed 19 Oct 2015
The cottage was excellent, everything you could ask for to make your stay comfortable & relaxing. The welcome pack was a very nice touch & the comprehensive "making the most of your stay" information… More
Thanks for the review Duncan. We are pleased you found our guide useful. We have stayed in many other properties where they are out of date, so we make sure ours is updated regularly so it is useful. It's also a good excuse for us to try out many of the delights of Bath to make sure they come up to our standards :-) Hope you are able to visit us again sometime. Regards
John and Jane
“Beautiful cottage in a great location!”
Reviewed 23 Mar 2015
The Saltings cottage is a wonderful place to stay! The decor & feel is great, so peaceful. You are welcomed with fresh bread and stocked up with eggs, butter, drinks & milk too. Just down the road is … More
Thank you very much for the review - we really appreciate it! Glad you like the location - we are lucky to have the Bathampton Mill so close - it's even better in summer, so come and see us again :-)
“Delightful idyll” Inbetween Chippenham and the M4 far enough away yet near enough to be handy. Very quiet pretty village. Easy access to Church Farm. Not a working farm any more, but a beautiful renovated home and business. Friendly welcome from Kate
“Best value and location in Henley” The amount of space at this house vs. similar properties is amazing. The kitchen is enormous! Loads of windows with great light and views of the garden. And the bathtub is big enough to swim in with plenty of hot
“Nice house - convenient location in a lovely town by the Thames”
Reviewed 26 Aug 2013
Lovely neighbourhood, and a very nice house, only ten minutes walk from the center of Henley. Plenty of space for a family of five, and lots of activites nearby.… More
“Nice place to stay!”
Reviewed 18 Aug 2015
We needed a place in the area to stay for a convention event in London, and this was a good fit for what we needed seeing as we were travelling as a bigger group of friends.
The house itself was of… More
Reviewed 28 Jan 2016
Had a really nice stay at this cozy house in Henley-on-Themes with all the facilities you need for a pleasant stay. Henley-on-Thames is a small atmospheric town it's fun to explore, the house is just … More
“Cosy winter stay” Many thanks to Dorothy and John who provided us with a perfect venue for our weekend break in Portrush. Everything was perfect; spotlessly clean and welcoming. The photos do not do the house justice. It is s short drive into Portrus
This is a fantastic place to stay!!
Myself and my family have just spent the weekend at La Mouette and we have had a brilliant time. The house is very clean, warm and inviting and we are very sad not… More
“Flat of Awesomeness” Seven of us stayed for a conference two years ago and came back again this year to the same flat. This place is wonderful. From the fresh flowers to the underfloor heating in the bathrooms, it has absolutely everything you could p
This is a great flat within a minutes walk of the Hove sea front.
The flat is furnished to a high standard and has everything you need. Fiona (the owner) is lovely and had everything ready for u… More
“What a great base for a week in Brighton!”
Reviewed 16 Jan 2014
The beach hut apartment was the ideal Hove base for a trip to Brighton. A stylish, well equipped apartment with everything we needed for a great week. Far enough out, but close enough to town.....a … More
“A perfect luxury apartment for young families close to the beach and Brighton”
Reviewed 24 Aug 2013
The apartment is absolutely outstanding and we really enjoyed our time there.
It is in a great location with the quiet and clean Hove beach just a five minute walk away and Brighton about a twenty… More
“Fantastic value for money!” Trying to get something for Bank Holiday weekend in Brighton for a group of 4 on a budget was a nightmare, but this place was fantastic!
Basic, but extremely clean and everything you would need. Extremely close to Bright
“A brilliant base to explore Brighton at a very reasonable price.”
Reviewed 11 Jan 2013
We stayed here over Christmas for 8 days. It was clean, a good size and really felt like a home from home.
The living room/kitchen is big and looks over the square - it's on the second floor and f… More
“A lovely apartment”
Reviewed 2 Jun 2011
The apartment is bigger than it looks in the photo. The landlord was really helpful and everything was as described in the terms and conditions, if not better. I am sure we will go back in the future… More
“away from the beaten track but close enough to enjoy”
Reviewed 16 Jun 2012
On arrival we were met by Margret who let us in and showed us the basics - we were asked to keep the noise down (which at 2pm I thought a bit much) - the apartment has a spacious lounge area with sof… More
“Lovely house, great location” Can't fault house, everything was perfect, Richard was very approachable and informative. We had no reason to contact the owner when we arrived but he was very approachable and would not have hesitated contacting him if
We stayed here with another family (so four kids aged 6-9 years) and would highly recommend the house. Sufficient space for us all, with good communal areas (lounge / dining room / kitchen). Having a … More
Reviewed 24 Jul 2016
Fantastically refurbished Victorian townhouse literally 10 minutes walk from York city centre. Visited with family for short break, two boys aged 13 & 9. House met all our expectations and is accurat… More
“fabulous place!” What a great apartment! Everything that you need is provided for.
A lovely welcome pack of wine, orange juice, teabags etc., and a vase of fresh flowers!
Located in a great position for Newquay town centre, and near to local beaches
Everything we needed was in this beautiful apartment from the welcome pack on arrival to the beautiful sea views we enjoyed every morning we would not hesitate to return or recommend it to family or f… More
So good to know you enjoyed your stay, especially the views! J&B
“Lovely spot, immaculate cottage and lots of things to enjoy locally.” After easily finding the cottage we were instantly pleased with how immaculate the cottage was. Highlights being the quality of the towels, kitchen equipment and linen. Having an ou
“Beautiful and spacious apartment in an ideal location” This apartment will wow you as soon as you drive up to the building....once you're inside...it's spacious...beautiful and is a home from home with everything you need inside. It's lovely and quie
This apartment is perfect and suits everyones needs. You couldn't ask for a better location with only a few minutes walk to City Centre. The apartment itself is stunning and there is also secure parki… More
Reviewed 5 May 2015
Excellent apartment ,good location, easy to find ,five minites walk to york minster, onsite parking and a sainsbury next door it really has got everything you need… More
“Superb apartment, ideally located, everything you need for a perfect stay.”
Reviewed 20 Oct 2015
We stayed here for 3 nights in October. The apartment is set within a beautiful building, the old County Hospital. Split over two floors, the layout is quirky but works. The rooms are spacious and … More