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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.

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(20) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow letting

Dover / St Margaret's at Cliffe

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“perfect ideal location” bungalow has every thing home from home ideal location for touring kent site has a lovely full size swimming pool complex 5 time we have stayed over the years and this was the best accomodation ideal quiet break still  …see more

from £65 / night

£220 - £520 / week

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from £65 / night

(48) Excellent 

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Broadford holiday bungalow rental

Isle of Skye / Broadford

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
Ardmore a stunning spacious 3 bedroomed bungalsow (STB 5 stars) in an idyllic setting enjoys magnificent sea or mountain views from all rooms. Quietly located in the village of Broadford it is within easy walking distance of local restaurants and amenities. Ideal for fa  …see more

from £110 / night

£500 - £1090 / week

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(32) Very Good 

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Holiday bungalow in Waternish

Waternish / Lochbay

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
“special” if you want a holiday with exceptional surroundings and wildlife on your doorstep this is for you. Thankyou Lusta cottage for being there !!! A lovely homely feel just what you want for relaxation and warm comfortable place to rest your head  …see more

from £150 / night

£495 - £935 / week

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from £150 / night

(49) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow with golf nearby in Kingsbarns

St Andrews / Kingsbarns

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“lovely stay” Lovely cottage, great surroundings, wonderful stay! We stayed at the Stackyard for 6 nights and we really appreciated the place; It is very clean, comfortable and cosy. It is big enough for 4 people. A real home away from home! It was  …see more

from £65 / night

£380 - £600 / week

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(44) Very Good 

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Mayfield holiday bungalow rental

East Sussex / Mayfield

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“warm English hospitality at countyside” We enjoyed our week at The Games Barn, felt like coming home to friendly, open and interesting hosts in a spacious comfortable house. The farm was an adventure for town peoples, like we are and it was calming  …see more

from £110 / night

£550 - £850 / week

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(9) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Carbost

Isle of Skye / Carbost

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Excellent Value for Money” The cottage is really well equipped with everything you could possibly need. The property on arrival was really clean and bed linen / towels immaculate. A very high standard. We were a party of 2 adults, 2 teenagers and a we  …see more

from £75 / night

£490 - £695 / week

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from £75 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow with golf nearby in Ballater

Aberdeenshire / Ballater

3 7 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 70 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Excellent holiday home.” We spent a most relaxing and enjoyable week in this lovely holiday home which was tasefully decorated and had absolutely everything we needed including television and internet access. It has a lovely big garden at the rear a  …see more

from £80 / night

£400 - £700 / week

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from £80 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Bungalow rental in Rhoscolyn

Anglesey / Rhoscolyn

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Great cottage in fab location - superb views” We loved this property - clean, cosy and well equipped. it was plenty spacious for 5 year old twins, parents and grandparents! the two bathrooms are ideal - one with bath and shower, and the other a show  …see more

from £95 / night

£500 - £1000 / week

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from £95 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Nottingham holiday bungalow rental

Nottinghamshire / Nottingham

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Self catering bungalow appointed to a very high standard. Lovely rural views. Village location yet just 7 miles from Nottingham City Centre. Perfect for family and ideal for those seeking the benefits of single storey living.  …see more

from £70 / night

£400 - £600 / week

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(41) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Windermere

Lake District / Windermere

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Car not necessary
“A Peaceful Getaway” On our arrival we were met by the lovely owner Christine who gave us all the information about the cottage and surrounding area. The cottage itself is beautifully presented throughout and has an idyllic view of the Lake. There is a  …see more

from £135 / night

£945 / week

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from £135 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Northern England

North Yorkshire / Middleham

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Fancy tea and cake? World famed Betty's Tearooms in Northallerton & Harrogate - both just 40 minutes away.  …see more

from £82 / night

£490 - £525 / week

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from £82 / night

(33) Excellent 

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Beadnell holiday bungalow rental

Northumberland / Beadnell

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent holiday accommodation” 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 (within a 5 min walk)  …see more

from £65 / night

£350 - £715 / week

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from £65 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Bungalow rental in Glencoe Village

Glencoe / Glencoe Village

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“High quality accommodation lovely garden.” Clean and well equipped. Loved the log burner. Plenty to see nearby. Would definitely recommend this property.  …see more

from £65 / night

£385 - £625 / week

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(12) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Rostrevor

County Down / Rostrevor

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Pristine Property” Just back from a weeks holiday at the property. We were very pleased in every respect. Each room is spacious and immaculate. It also has an extremely private back garden with lawn and spacious sunny deck area which overlooks open fi  …see more

from £70 / night

£490 / week

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from £70 / night

(60) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Pagham

Arun District / Pagham

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Real family memories” Everything you could dream of' great location, on the beach, wonderful house, all you could want and more from a holiday home and to top it all weather amazing, can't wait to go back. Thank you so much The Woodleys  …see more

from £80 / night

£540 - £1000 / week

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(7) Very Good 

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Holiday bungalow in Carbost

Isle of Skye / Carbost

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Dec 2014, lovely woodburning stove added and winter short breaks now available. Contact owner for details.  …see more

from £55 / night

£395 - £450 / week

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from £55 / night

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Llanfairfechan holiday bungalow rental

Conwy County / Llanfairfechan

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
On the coastal edge of Snowdonia above Llanfairfechan, Aber Cottage is at the end of a terrace of four, peacefully located with outstanding views of the sea and mountains. Great location for touring Snowdonia and Anglesey. Less than 30 minutes from many castles, Snowdon  …see more

from £43 / night

£300 - £340 / week

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from £43 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Suffolk

Stowmarket / Middlewood Green

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Private garden
“Perfect peace in country hideaway.” 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 chocolate cake!!  …see more

from £45 / night

£280 - £300 / week

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from £45 / night

(18) Very Good 

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Holiday bungalow in Rosudgeon

Cornwall / Rosudgeon

1 3 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Really excellent holiday in Little Trevarrack” We had a great Valentine's break here. Very friendly owner and great accommodation, which is well positioned and well appointed; good for walks and enjoying this beautiful area of Cornwall. Very good val  …see more

from £50 / night

£220 - £320 / week

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from £50 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Kyle of Lochalsh

Kyle of Lochalsh / Wester Ross

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Excellent holiday cottage” Varis is a very well equiped bungalow with a fine view of loch Alsh. The owner was very helpful. I would recommend Varis to a friend. Kevin  …see more

from £89 / night

£499 - £1000 / week

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from £89 / night

(36) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Southrepps

Norfolk / Southrepps

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
“Awsome” Location superb as a lot to see and explor in the area Cottage more like a second home than a holiday cottage Owner way beyond to make sure all guests a special time. The cottage is spotlessly clean and has everything you would need and mor  …see more

from £85 / night

£300 - £995 / week

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from £85 / night

(5) Excellent 

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West Country holiday bungalow rental

Somerset / Frome

2 8 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Exactly what we wanted.” A great location! We could have walked to ASDA if we'd wanted and Longleat was less than 15 minutes drive away. The open kitchen and living space were perfect for chatting and cooking and their wasn't anything missing that we  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 / week

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from £60 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Newton Stewart holiday bungalow rental

Dumfries and Galloway / Newton Stewart

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Child friendly
“Tigh Na Cree is a lovely comfortable place to stay with every amenity.” After a 32 hour flight and 2 hour drive, Tigh na Cree was a welcome sanctuary. Clean and very comfortable, it had every amenity you could want. The house was warm and cosy, with  …see more

from £110 / night

£375 - £555 / week

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(14) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Lochinver

Lochinver / Baddidarrach

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Epic views” The perfect spot from which to tackle Suilven (situated about a 10 minute drive from Glencanisp lodge) and close enough to walk to the excellent Lochinver Larder (for some superb pies). With everything you need (apart from a dishwasher, b  …see more

from £75 / night

£475 - £675 / week

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from £75 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Suffolk holiday bungalow rental

Bury St Edmunds / Finningham

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Excellent Holiday Let in good quiet location” Stayed for a week at Half Term in October. Owners are really nice, helpful and friendly. there if you need them but they leave you alone if you want. Accommodation is tidy, clean and well presented.  …see more

from £70 / night

£375 - £480 / week

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from £70 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Gilsland

Brampton / Gilsland

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Stonecroft is surrounded by stunning countryside and quiet walks, there is a large garden, Stone built Patio with pebble water feature and a tree house in the garden for the children.set back off a single track farm road we offer a peaceful retreat  …see more

from £80 / night

£450 - £690 / week

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(8) Very Good 

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Holiday bungalow in Towyn

Abergele / Towyn

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Family Treat” My Wife and I and our two children went on a visit down memory lane. We hadn't visited Abergele for some time. It was our home town many years ago and to show the children where we used to live was wonderful for us. Catref as a base co  …see more

from £75 / night

£380 - £570 / week

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from £75 / night

(46) Excellent 

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Aviemore ski bungalow to rent.

Badenoch and Strathspey / Aviemore

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
“Great wee hoose!” Lovely, comfortable house where every effort has been made to make your stay relaxing. Home well equipped from cooking utensils to a great collection of dvds, books & board games. Would recommend!  …see more

from £100 / night

£500 - £1000 / week

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(6) Excellent 

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Bungalow rental in Newcastle with golf nearby

County Down / Newcastle

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Refurbished in 2013 the property offers an excellent location on the edge of the town, a beautiful kitchen dining area is enhanced by the large patio area outside with outdoor dining for 8 persons  …see more

from £85 / night

£450 - £595 / week

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(31) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow with golf nearby in South East England

Eastbourne / Pevensey Bay

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Ideal location” Dolphins is a spacious, well-equipped holiday home with lovely garden, really close to the beach which our three boys loved. It is good for those who are less mobile. The surrounding area is beautiful and there are lots of places nea  …see more

from £100 / night

£380 - £860 / week

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from £100 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Bungalow rental in Dymchurch

Kent / Dymchurch

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Well equipped bungalow in good location” The bungalow is situated on a quiet private estate a few minutes walk from the lovely sandy beach. Shops and amenities of Dymchurch aren't far away. Spotlessly clean when we arrived. It is well equipped, with t  …see more

from £57 / night

£395 - £895 / week

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from £57 / night

(27) Very Good 

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Port Eynon holiday bungalow rental

Swansea County / Port Eynon

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Ideal place for great walks of the Gower” Very pleased with accommodation and location was great, but it was out of season so nice and quite. The local pub the Ship Inn was good for food and not far away, also recommended is the café/chipshop on sea  …see more

from £40 / night

£180 - £625 / week

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from £40 / night

(16) Very Good 

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Holiday bungalow in Kilcreggan

Helensburgh / Kilcreggan

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Wonderful lochside retreat” We had a wonderful (if somewhat wet) holiday staying in Pier Cottage, Kilcreggan. The cottage was just lovely and in a wonderful location (situated on the edge of Loch Long and at the end of Kilcreggan Pier). Beautifully  …see more

from £110 / night

£495 - £650 / week

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(42) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Croyde

Braunton / Croyde

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
“This a very nice place to stay” Have enjoyed our return trip to Putsborough and thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Garden Cottage. Well done Claire and John for a great place.  …see more

from £145 / night

£795 - £2500 / week

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from £145 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Bungalow rental in Northern England

Lake District / Keswick

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
In KeswickBoasts views of the Lakeland HillsSpacious 3 Bed Sleeps 632inch Led TV Freesat HD DVDPlayroom with TV DVD great for the childrenGenerous garden & ample patioPlenty of parking with private driveway and garageUse of local Pool & GymWIFIFamily Run, spacious  …see more

from £70 / night

£325 - £675 / week

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(26) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in South East England

Ashford / Ruckinge Village

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Outstanding!” We stayed at Woodlands this summer for almost a week and it was a great experience. The house is in an absolutely quiet area – no neighbours at all! It was a perfect location for exploring Kent and Sussex and even London can be visited e  …see more

from £160 / night

£800 - £1300 / week

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from £160 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Georgeham

Braunton / Georgeham

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely location and so helpful and friendly. Can't recommend enough” We had a fantastic break. The bungalow was clean and well equipped. Lovely quiet village and fantastic views from the garden - very friendly cows visited the back fence each evening.  …see more

from £90 / night

£395 - £795 / week

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(19) Excellent 

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Bungalow rental in Portstewart with golf nearby

County Londonderry / Portstewart

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent stay, can't wait to go back!” Stayed at 161 for four nights in February. Had a most enjoyable stay. Anne, the owner, was the perfect host. When we arrived late in the evening the owner welcomed us into a lovely warm cosy house. A welcome t  …see more

from £120 / night

£650 - £950 / week

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(36) Excellent 

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Bungalow rental in Sanquhar with golf nearby

Dumfries and Galloway / Sanquhar

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 51 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Super cottage in Scotland” Booked this cottage for a short break at really short notice. The communication was excellent with pleasant efficient e-mails. The cottage was booked and paid for within a matter of minutes. The owner asked if we would ring  …see more

from £60 / night

£300 - £450 / week

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(13) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow with swimming pool in Ballymoney

County Antrim / Ballymoney

5 8 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
“Family holiday” What a fab place to stay , made more special by having the swimming pool , we had everything we needed . We try to hire a house ones or twice a year and am away looking for something different , the pool made it for us . It was well wo  …see more

from £130 / night

£630 - £780 / week

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from £130 / night