From the quaint Cotswolds to the tranquil Lake District, we have thousands of rural retreats around the UK that will give you the perfect peaceful break.
Choose a charming holiday cottage in Cornwall, Devon or on the Isle of Wight, or find an exquisitely converted farmhouse in the Peak District or the Lakes. Snowdonia National Park and the Scottish Highlands both provide mesmerising backdrops for your stay.
Some of our UK rural retreats come complete with private pools, BBQs, Jacuzzis and real log fires. They make perfect bases for hiking, cycling, fishing, or simply enjoying the peace and fresh air of the great outdoors.
Riversdale Lodge is set in the heart of Symonds Yat overlooking the River Wye. Riversdale Lodge was built circa.1910. It is a six bedroom house that has in it's time been a small hotel - hence it has 6 bedrooms and six bathrooms!Riversdale Lodge is on the banks of …see more
Visit England 4 star Gold rated self catering property. Winner of Best Self catering Destination Worcestershire 2014The comfortable accommodation is located on the first floor of the barn with 2 bedrooms, I king size with extra bed (and cot space) and the 2nd bedroom c …see more
There were 5 in our party, 4 adults, 1 child and 3 very well behaved dogs.
The barn is superbly equipped, and, like I said in my title of the review it was spotlessly clean. The owners were extre… More
Reviewed 9 Jun 2012
We had a great time at the Barn! As soon as we arrived , we felt rather special to have found a beautiful place. The Barn was just lovely and suited our needs in everyway possible. The setting was pea… More
I am glad you enjoyed your break. It was such a shame it was so wet over the jubilee weekend. I am sorry about the bikes I was unaware that they were unrideable, I know the mid size upwards are ok but will get the smaller bikes out and see if we can give them a makeover.
“Beautiful Barn And Great Location”
Reviewed 24 Mar 2012
Stayed at the barn for the weekend to celebrate husbands birthday. Wanted a peaceful relaxing weekend which was exactly what we had. Prepared for wet weather but it was warm and sunny ! The family we… More
Many thanks for your comments. I hope we can accommodate you in the summer when the pool is open. I am quite busy but still have some free weeks available. I look forward to hearing from you. Kind Regards
Large luxury holiday house set in middle of own grounds, fully modernised. Guests can play on the private all-weather tennis court, swim in the heated swimming pool (1 April to 30 October), play croquet, cricket, badminton or football all within the large private gard …see more
I took my extended family to Vicarage House in April 2013. It is a great place for a group of people, and brilliantly well stocked with games, dvds, outdoor equipment, wii/xbox, bikes - you name it. E… More
Reviewed 13 May 2013
Me and my siblings and their offspring rented this property to celebrate my Mum's 70th birthday, and we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves The house is stunning, the surrounding area is beautiful and th… More
Reviewed 3 Sep 2016
Had a fantastic time with family aged from one to sixty eight. Pool, tennis courts, football pitch, bikes all used. Well equipped even supplied us with food bags, foil, coffee, tea, spices etc. Could … More
We are very happy you enjoyed your stay. The team will be thrilled you found the house to your satisfaction. Thank you for selecting Vicarage House. Best wishes Katie and Richard
Complete Refit in January 2015 FREE WiFi, Bathrooms Kitchen Light fittings Carpets Curtains Bedding Towels excellent partial view to the lake. A modern family lodge with all the comforts of home
A fully fitted kitchen to satisfy the most discerning cooks self-cateri …see more
Perfect location for a family holiday ... easy access to M6. The swimming pool and gym at site was a great addition. Lovely relaxing time there, weather was ok too! Lodge was well equipped, clean and… More
Thank you for your lovely comments, we hope to see you again. Sheryl
“Great place to stay”
Reviewed 2 Nov 2012
We stayed at the Avocet Lodge for 4 days in October and had a relaxing and really enjoyable stay.
With two children under 2, my husband and I chose this lodge with some advice from Maureen at Lake… More
“Stunning location with a gorgeous lodge and excellent facilities. It is like a home from home.”
Reviewed 20 May 2012
Six of us stayed at the Avocet lodge over the weekend of Fri 11th of May 2012 till Mon 14th of May. The lodge has excellent facilities which include a well stocked kitchen including a dishwasher. I wo… More
We look forward to welcoming you to have a peaceful self-catering holiday in the ground floor, self contained annexe of our home. Wildlife is abundant around here and only the occasional tractor from our neighbouring farm disturbs the peace.The accommodation comprises …see more
We were met on arrival by the owner, who made us aware of everything that we needed to know.
The cottage was warm and extremely comfortable.
A welcome pack was waiting for us, including wine and cho… More
Deanfield Coach House is in the heart of the magnificent historic Forest of Dean, in the village of Parkend, this characterful Visit England 4 star gold property combines superb modern comfort with lovely original features, it backs onto cycle/walking trails and the Nag …see more
Nestled on the picturesque West Sussex coastline 'Life's a Beach' holiday bungalow sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms) and is a family owned property located on the Medmerry Park Holiday Village.
Located 7 miles south of the historic cathedral city of Chichester, 2 miles from the be …see more
Clean, well equipped chalet, close to the beach and perfect for us for our extended weekend break. Friendly owners who welcomed us and ensured all the process stuff went smoothly.… More
Thank you for your very kind comments, was a pleasure to have you stay at our chalet and hopefully see you again. Simon and Stephen - Life's A Beach
“The perfect feel-good holiday home - loved it!”
Reviewed 9 Jun 2014
What a find! A really refreshing, feel-good accommodation. Big smiles all round as we entered. All the home comforts and lots of special touches including a row of DVDs, CDs and games to suit all a… More
Thank you for your kind comments. We are truly happy that you had a relaxing and enjoyable stay at our chalet and please do let us know if we could help accommodate you again. With the addition of a second chalet, we can now cater for larger groups. All the best, Simon and Stephen - Life's A Beach
From start to finish our short break at 'Life's a beach' was an absolute pleasure. The accommodation was extremely welcoming, comfortable and we felt right at home. Travelling with 2 under 2's in ou… More
Thank you for your review and so pleased that you had an enjoyable stay at Life's A Beach chalet. We look forward to welcoming you back should you wish to book again. All the best, Stephen & Simon - Life's A Beach Chalet
Trenance Farm Cottages is the perfect base for exploring the unique and magical Lizard Peninsula, an area designated as being of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Our dog friendly accommodation is perfect for family holidays and walking holidays all year round. We are a smal …see more
spacious, well equipped cottages in a superb setting. The Smithy has a lovely private garden and you are only 3 steps from the massive bonus of the good sized, sheltered outdoor swimming pool. A short… More
Thank you for the great comments and we look forward to welcoming you back to Trenance.
“Good clean accommodation .”
Reviewed 24 Apr 2014
Our second visit, however 5 years apart. Tranquil setting in a fab part of cornwall.
The accommodation is clean if a little dated., but is fully equipped with everything you may need, even has free l… More
Pen-y-Bryn is situated in the beautiful Glan Gwna Country Holiday Park, two miles from the Royal Town of Caernarfon. Set in 120 acres of landscaped woodland with the river Seiont running through it, the park is the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle of …see more
“Well kept, gorgeous views and comfortable rooms!”
Reviewed 24 Jun 2013
Very lovely little chalet and very dog friendly. Sparkling clean bathroom and bedrooms and the kitchen was stocked with everything we needed to cook and keep our food for the week. Ironing board suppl… More
“Beautiful location, ideal for exploring Snowdonia”
Reviewed 15 Sep 2014
The chalet was well equipped, and impeccably maintained, with everything we needed for a short stay with our two year old. The location in the park was beautiful - the weather certainly helped - and w… More
Reviewed 13 Sep 2014
Lovely little chalet in a prime location, quick drive to town but also a short walk if you want a drink. Lovely holiday park for families or couples. Nicely furnished home kept very clean! Very helpfu… More
Relax and unwind in a real countryside location. Set in one of the most beautiful nature reserves in the country, with water views at every turn, this enchanting mews-style cottage enjoys an idyllic location and is designed exclusively for adults.
Breakfast in the sun …see more
The Coach House is a unique detached former coaching house to the Old Vicarage. Surrounded by open fields and woodland, with fabulous views to the Marlborough Downs, perfect for long walks perfect for long walks and total relaxation.
Enormous open-plan main receptio …see more
We had a long weekend in the Coach House in November, it was warm and welcoming and the log burner made it very cosy.
I was the perfect base to explore Avebury and Wiltshire.
Fiona's gift of homemad… More
Many thanks for your kind words and I am so pleased you enjoyed the muffins. I hope we may see you again soon.
Have a Happy Christmas
“Didn't want to go home!”
Reviewed 10 Apr 2016
The coach house has been beautifully renovated and tastefully furnished with very comfy beds and quality bed linen, the owners Fiona and Matthew are very friendly and relaxed and are on hand to help i… More
Many thanks for taking the trouble to write a review and hope we may see you all again.
“Lovely cottage and gorgeous scenery”
Reviewed 23 Nov 2015
We spent the weekend in this beautifully renovated cottage. The surroundings are stunning- great for long walks! The living / kitchen area is a great social space, the rooms are spacious and the be… More
So pleased you had such a lovely weekend and hope to see you again.
Cuckoos Nest is a wonderful family holiday home. We have fitted the house out to the hightest standard and ensured there are little touches of luxury in every room. The house is a contemporary luxury self-catering holiday home on the prestigious Lower Mill Estate in t …see more
We stayed in Cuckoo's Nest in Mid November. The cottage is a really lovely estate with a spa and tennis courts on site. The house is beautifully located on the lake with a stunning view. Our party … More
“Wonderfully relaxing break”
Reviewed 14 Oct 2012
We enjoyed a fabulous mid-week break at Cuckoos Nest with our 6 month old. The house is in a lovely position overlooking the lake and a very close walk to both the spa and the shop.
The house is v… More
“Lovely house, beautiful setting, good fishing and relaxing spa”
Reviewed 17 Jul 2012
We stayed here with 4 adult children, partners and 2 young grandchildren. The boys all enjoyed fishing from the back of the house, and I can recommend the artspa - we tried a variety of treatments an… More
Tranquil setting at the heart of award-winning Lower Mill Estate (private residential nature reserve) in the Cotswold Water Park. Short walk to charming village pub (Baker's Arms) in Somerford Keynes. Even shorter walk to onsite SPA (included in rental cost). Cornerston …see more
“A beautiful home away from home in a stunning location!”
Reviewed 11 Jun 2013
Cornerstone is a comfortable, extremely well-equipped 4-bed house, particularly suitable for families with children. The Wi-Fi was a really useful recent addition! The beds were particularly comfy wit… More
“Very comfortable and homely house in an attractive and peaceful location”
Reviewed 18 Apr 2013
We enjoyed a very restful and relaxing week in this lovely home-from-home. The house is very warm and comfortable and the facilities on the Estate ensured that there was something for everybody to do … More
Reviewed 30 Mar 2013
Great house. Very cold outside for our weekend away but lovely to have the wood burner for a cosy atmosphere inside. Lots of little extras that the owners provided to make it feel like a real home fro… More
These attractive holiday barn conversions are tucked away in the quiet hamlet of Blagdon and situated two miles from the beaches of Torquay, Paignton & Brixham - the English Riviera.
Blagdon House Country Cottages (Bramble, Ivy, Dandelion, Oak & Cherry Cottages) can be …see more
The Old Stables Cottage is a luxury, single-storey property with vaulted ceilings, on our working family farm in the downland village of West Marden, Nr. Chichester, West Sussex. Graded by Visit Britain as 5 Star with a Gold Award, this very spacious property is extreme …see more
Within easy walking distance to the historic market town of Hadleigh with Fifteenth century St Marys Church, the Deanery Tower and The Guildhall. Hadleigh offers plenty of shops, bars, restaurants and takeaways. Priory Place Annexe is located away from the Town in a q …see more
Nestled within beautiful woodlands in the heart of Wales's Teifi Valley, but just a short drive from the sandy beaches of the spectacular West Wales coastline, the Avon style lodge at the family run Penlan Holiday Village is just 1 mile from the picturesque Cenarth Fall …see more
Little Barn sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms. This cottage is converted from the old hay barn which was also used for Village dances, so has a real history.Little Barn is arranged in an upside-down style with the living space on the first floor and the bedrooms a …see more
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Large family cottage overlooking Morecambe Bay, It has four spacious be …see more
Eggleton Styre is full of character, and is very well placed for easy access to a wide variety of places of interest. The Forest of Dean is virtually on the doorstep, with its lovely woodland walks and well-preserved remains of industrial archaeology (Clearwell Caves ar …see more
Lake view recently modernised self catering chalet in the quite Holiday Park of Glan Gwna situated on he edge of Snowdonia National Park.Fully Fitted Kitchen well equipped with 22inch flat screen T.V.Open plan lounge with table & chairs, 2 sofas, 51inch smart TV with DV …see more
The Chalet was very clean with a lovely not overlooked veranda which in the evening was so quiet and peaceful which with a glass of red wine was perfect . The owners were very helpful and explained … More
Reviewed 14 Sep 2016
It was very nice had a lovely time the cabin was very nice and clean had every thing you need. The camp was small but good had a heated swimming pool out said .dogs are welcome in the camp plenty to … More
A holiday chalet on a holiday Park in West Sussex. It is a 3 minute walk to the pebble/wet sand beach. The chalet has a main bedroom with a double bed, The second bedroom has 2 single beds. The lounge has a bed settee/futon freeview (digital) TV and a kitchen leadin …see more
This attractive cottage has been cleverly converted from a 400 year old cider barn and is brimful of character. Situated on a small working farm between Ross-on-Wye and Gloucester, it is ideally located for exploring this increasingly popular area. The Forest of Dean st …see more
“Fabulous cottage, very cosy, beautiful location, felt like home from home”
Reviewed 19 Mar 2013
Sweet coppins was a fantastic cottage with everything u could ask for, very cosy, lovely kitchen, bathroom lounge & bedroom. loved the split levels that it was on. we stayed over the new year for 4 ni… More
“excellent accommodation, pictureque and central to our needs.”
Reviewed 17 Mar 2013
the forest of dean is some of the most beautifull countryside we have stayed in. we have booked these cottages for the last 10 years as we visit cheltenham festival every year for the horse racing. L… More
Nestled within beautiful woodlands in the heart of Wales's Teifi Valley, but just a short drive from the sandy beaches of the spectacular West Wales coastline, the luxury Pembroke style lodge at the family run Penlan Holiday Village is just 1 mile from the picturesque C …see more
** Winner of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014**
Standing imposingly in its own large garden, the Old Mill has been carefully refurbished to provide 7 floors of cutting edge design against a backdrop of original features. Glass bannisters, steel staircases and …see more
Stayed with group of friends had a great time. Highlight was private dining, the food was outstanding. Owners went out of their way to meet our needs. Even though there were 15 of us there was plen… More
“The Old Mill is incredible!”
Reviewed 27 May 2013
Had a wonderful stay at The Old Mill with my husband and a group of friends to celebrate a special occasion. The renovation has been done to a very high standard, which makes The Old Mill feel very sp… More
“A weekend to remember”
Reviewed 9 May 2013
What can I say this place has it all. Right from the word go Sandra was helpful and very accommodating when booking though to when we arrived. Garry's private dinning menu was fantastic and a great s… More
Call us 7 days a week 8.00am to 10.00pm NO Hen or Stag, discreet gatherings only!No booking fees or hidden chargesRushes at 24 Clearwater is an end of terrace 3 storey/5 bedroom/2 bathroom/WC +1 separate WC on the ground floor, magnificent house with far reaching uninte …see more
“An outstanding week away - fantastic location and superior accommodation”
Reviewed 2 Jun 2015
From the minute we booked the accommodation it was a first class customer experience. Stephanie efficiently dealt with our queries. Having previously stayed on the Lower Mills Estate we knew what to e… More
“Fantastic holiday for a family with children”
Reviewed 1 Jan 2015
We had a fantastic holiday. We went with young children and our parents joined us for part of the trip. The condition of the house was perfect - like new. The kitchen was fully equipped, bed linen … More
“Perfect weekend getaway for family”
Reviewed 9 Dec 2014
I book a stay at the Rishes for a family weekend away. We had 8 adults and 2 young kids and the place couldnt have been more perfect.
The house was very clean, modern, comfortable and the owners had… More
Available from May - Mid September yearly, Dolphins is the perfect base for those looking for a place to RELAX in total comfort, with all modern amenities & right in the heart of breathtaking Widemouth Bay, one of North Cornwall's premier bathing & surfing …see more
Trenance Farm Cottages is situated in 13 acres of peaceful countryside, halfway between Mullion Cove and Mullion village. The perfect base for exploring the unique and magical Lizard Peninsula, an area designated as being of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Our dog friendl …see more
Rented a cottage here for a week for last ten years. Always good as they decorate and update each cottage every year.
Excellent location and the heated swiiming pool and Games Rooms are superb.… More
“What a find!”
Reviewed 10 Jun 2013
A warm welcome. Clean and comfortable cottage with the added bonus of milk in the fridge and a tea tray ready.
The sheltered pool was warm. It is closed at 6 p.m., ensuring peace for all guests.
Reviewed 7 Aug 2013
Clean and tidy holiday cottage,slightly showing its age but comfy and homely.
Nice open air pool, not heated but good on a hot day,Separate area for washing machines (would have been nice to have in … More
Glan Gwna (Glan Goona) is in a central location on the Coast of North West Coast of Wales, Gwynedd. It is ideal for access to all of Snowdonia for outdoor sports enthusiasts. Suitable for groups of friends, couples and families in a non commercial setting. There is a si …see more
Welcome to Dreamers Corner, our holiday home from home.
Set within a well established family park, ideal for a relaxing break, family fun or discovering the delights of the Norfolk Broads and the beautiful East Coast.
Wild Duck holiday park has everything you could th …see more
I have stayed in caravans before, but these have been pretty cramped and 'make do with what you have spaces!'.
When we arrived at Dreamers Corner, my partner was so shocked to see there were three… More
“This caravan is a real home from home”
Reviewed 12 Sep 2013
What we really liked about this caravan was all the little extras that you wouldn't get if you booked through the holiday park. There was a washing line, washing machine and tumble dryer, dvd player a… More
“Home from Home”
Reviewed 23 Jun 2013
Excellent holiday home which was spotlessly clean and very well kitted out. Would recommend this for any family. Excellent amenities on the site especially for families and some great places to eat ou… More
No hen or stag weekends discreet gatherings onlyCall us 7 days a week 9.00am to 10.00pm or book safely on our website No booking fees or hidden charges53 Bittern House is a 3 storey /5 bedroom/3 bathroom lakeside south facing house with a double aspect decking on the …see more
Court farmhouse is a 300 year old farmhouse (older in parts), full of old world character and charm yet providing all the modern day comforts. The house has been in the Trewin family for generations and is located in the center of the picturesque village of Marhamchur …see more
This beautiful three bedroom cottage is situated in the heart of Somerset. Just a few miles from the property the breathtaking Quantock Hills offer perfect waking, biking and horse riding terrain. The cottage has a wonderfully modern feel to it with extensive country v …see more
Renovated in 2014 Boo's is a lovely self-catering bungalow located within a quiet, friendly holiday village, situated in the Tamar Valley which is an AONB. The accommodation is very well suited to families or groups of friends alike. The bungalow itself has three lar …see more
A step back in time just 200 yards from Lulworth Cove. Rose Cottage is a delightful self-contained thatched property with three double bedrooms, one twin and a child`s twin (Single). Proximity to Lulworth Cove and the Jurassic Coast and all its spectacular scenery a …see more
We had 3 generations of our family stay here for a week and all agreed that the stay was wonderful. A beautiful 18th century ( I think? ) cottage just a few minutes from the seafront and the start of … More
Thank you for writing such a long and positive review. Lovely to have and really helpful for future guests to read. We hope to see you again.
The barn boasts of its own private and exclusive 30x15ft, heated swimming pool. Surrounding the pool is the private patio and decking area, ideal for BBQing in the warm summer days, when you can enjoy total and undisturbed privacy for as long as you desire.It has it's o …see more
Fantastic Claremont Turret Style Lodge overlooking the Windrush Lake in the Cotswold Water Park near Cirencester. Whether it's a relaxing get-away-from-it-all break, with fishing, sailing, golf and walking or an action packed break filled with waterskiing, wakeboarding, …see more
My 6 berth caravan is ideally situated in West Sands on the Bunn Leisure site in Selsey, a short stroll from the many facilities on the park, and is complete with all the comforts of home to ensure that you enjoy a relaxing and enjoyable holiday, whatever the weather!Bu …see more
Kilminorth Cottages in South East Cornwall, between Looe and Polperro. A select cluster of cottages in beautifully landscaped gardens, surrounded by woodland, in a valley on the Cornish coast. Situated close to the picturesque harbourside villages of Looe and Polperro, …see more
Amazing accommodation that combines traditional houses with a touch of modern design. The cottages are very spacious but at the same time very cosy. The bedroom we stayed in was brilliant under the r… More
OverviewThe Retreat is a second floor apartment located within this historic country house set within 22 acres of beautiful grounds in this picturesque valley setting and enjoying extensive countryside views. The apartment is one of 17 in this small redevelopment of th …see more