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Holiday chalet in Crianlarich

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Crianlarich

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Child friendly

from £157 / night

£500 - £730 / week

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from £157 / night

(23) Very Good 

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Holiday chalet in Westward Ho

Bideford / Westward Ho

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Miss” Great little chalet which feels a lot more homely than any other I've stayed in. A view of the sea which is just a stones throw away is an added bonus too :) If definitely stay again!  …see more

from £80 / night

£400 - £750 / week

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from £80 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Fort William holiday chalet accommodation

Lochaber / Fort William

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Loved it. Genuinley miss the views.” Myself and my girlfriend stayed a week in Birch Lodge for our first proper holiday together which was a much needed getaway. We had a great stay and would definitely love to stay again. It is located in a great loc  …see more

from £55 / night

£350 - £420 / week

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from £55 / night

(24) Very Good 

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Bacton holiday chalet rental

Norfolk / Bacton

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely chalet so perfectly near to beach” The chalet was very nice and tidy and modern. I really liked the decking area out front which is great for sitting out on a night and listening to the sea waves break on the beach below. It was quite surreal a  …see more

from £60 / night

£370 - £600 / week

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from £60 / night

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Holiday chalet letting

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Crianlarich

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £289 / night

£1050 - £1850 / week

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from £289 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Ski chalet to rent in Aviemore

Badenoch and Strathspey / Aviemore

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Ski
“Perfect Location - Beautifully Kept” Travelled with a group of 5 friends to Aviemore & stayed in the Cairn View Chalet during the September weekend. We were really impressed with the interior of the chalet & also loved that we were out with the town c  …see more

from £100 / night

£775 / week

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from £100 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet with golf nearby in Boat of Garten

Aviemore / Boat of Garten

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Fantastic holiday” Been to Linda Reid ' s caravan the last two years and have always had a great time , Roydon 32 is in a fantastic holiday park great facilities local walks for your dogs and children close by . the local store and cafe are well stoc  …see more

from £75 / night

£490 - £560 / week

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from £75 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Chalet rental in Whitsand Bay

Cornwall / Whitsand Bay

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Wedding/ family break” This place has some of the best views of the sea I've ever seen... every night we sat outside staring out to sea with a glass of wine!! We booked before my wife fell pregnant so at 6 months pregnant the hill was a bit of a st  …see more

from £100 / night

£650 - £895 / week

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from £100 / night

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Chalet rental in Norton, Dartmouth

Dartmouth / Norton, Dartmouth

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km

from £50 / night

£150 - £480 / week

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from £50 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Carnforth holiday chalet rental

Lancashire / Carnforth

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect getaway” Beyond expectations staff very friendly and helpful, could not take full advantage of South Lakeland due to the weather but are determined to go again in 2017.  …see more

from £85 / night

£495 - £925 / week

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from £85 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet rental

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Crianlarich

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Child friendly

from £122 / night

£400 - £560 / week

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from £122 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Newcastle Emlyn holiday chalet rental

Carmarthenshire / Newcastle Emlyn

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Family Break” My wife, daughter, our two dachshunds and I stayed at the cabin for three nights. Despite us arriving late (due to us getting the post code wrong!) the owner was there to welcome us. The cabin is lovely. We were even supplied with br  …see more

from £50 / night

£300 - £685 / week

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from £50 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet in Welcombe

Devon / Welcombe

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly

from £40 / night

£210 - £545 / week

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from £40 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet in Stirling

Stirling / Stirling

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Cozy, comfortable and lovely location: Just what we needed for a short getaway” Karen made us feel very welcome and there was a bottle of wine with some bakewell slices waiting for us when we arrived . The chalet was warm, clean, comfortable and well  …see more

from £59 / night

£390 - £600 / week

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from £59 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday chalet with shared pool in Llansteffan

Carmarthenshire / Llansteffan

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £50 / night

£250 - £380 / week

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from £50 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Lochinver holiday chalet rental

Lochinver / Badnaban

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent chalet in one of the most beautiful locations in the NW Highlands” The chalet is very comfortable, with spectacular views. Watching the sunset from the balcony with a glass of wine in hand is a pure delight. Great location for spectacular  …see more

from £65 / night

£350 - £650 / week

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from £65 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Chalet rental in Geary

Isle of Skye / Geary

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic!” Perfect cottage in stunning location. Cottage is of a high standard with everything you could wish for. Owners are very friendly and helpful and the welcome hamper was the best we have ever had. Highly recommended!  …see more

from £50 / night

£375 - £600 / week

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from £50 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet in Caeathro

Caernarfon / Caeathro

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“peace fully” 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 do .will be going back next year as we  …see more

from £60 / night

£360 - £490 / week

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from £60 / night

(17) Very Good 

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Holiday chalet in Caeathro

Caernarfon / Caeathro

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful location, ideal for exploring Snowdonia” 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  …see more

from £70 / night

£320 - £530 / week

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from £70 / night

(19) Average 

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Kilkhampton holiday chalet rental

Bude / Kilkhampton

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Miss” Lovely tranquil place. Furniture not modern but comfy and cosy place . Owners always polite and thanks again for the lovely touch of putting flowers on the table. Will be going back  …see more

from £20 / night

£175 - £450 / week

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from £20 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet in Freshwater

Isle of Wight / Freshwater

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent stay and location” A fabulous chalet with fantastic mod cons, a lovely welcome basket greeted us which was lovely. The chalet was great as was the location, the children enjoyed playing football on the field and climbing frames. The Isle of  …see more

from £39 / night

£275 - £595 / week

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from £39 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday chalet in Caeathro

Caernarfon / Caeathro

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £75 / night

£295 - £625 / week

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from £75 / night

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Holiday chalet in Scratby

Great Yarmouth / Scratby

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

from £55 / night

£325 - £645 / week

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from £55 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Hayle holiday chalet rental

Cornwall / Hayle

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Mr” We found Roslyn very accommodating. Easy to find and spotlessly clean we found all cleaning products we could need there. Middle bedroom bed needs replacing and sofa and chairs very hard when sitting on them other than that no complaints at all. L  …see more

from £55 / night

£280 - £760 / week

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from £55 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet in Aberdyfi (Aberdovey)

Aberdovey / Plas Panteidal

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“Amazing” We will definitely be back.The views were lovely. The cabin was lovely and clean and finished off nice.We were able to sit out at night as sun went down and listened to the owls.....while having a little vino .My son was happy as there was a  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 - £510 / week

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from £60 / night

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Holiday chalet in Crianlarich

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Crianlarich

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £201 / night

£700 - £983 / week

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from £201 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Bovisand holiday chalet rental

Plymouth / Bovisand

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Private garden
“Lovely area great place to stay” We recently visited for a weekend and it was well worth it. The chalet was amazing with views to die for. Would recommend to anyone  …see more

from £57 / night

£283 - £735 / week

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from £57 / night

(8) Excellent 

17

Dalfaber ski chalet to rent.

Aviemore / Dalfaber

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £99 / night

£480 - £860 / week

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from £99 / night

(21) Excellent 

17

Holiday chalet rental

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Lochgoilhead

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly

from £85 / night

£450 - £700 / week

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from £85 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Ski chalet to rent in Boat of Garten

Aviemore / Boat of Garten

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 48 km
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

from £79 / night

£440 - £575 / week

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from £79 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday chalet in Freshwater East

Pembroke / Freshwater East

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
“Freshwater East Perfect!” Hi Liz, Hope you are well. Thank you for your holiday home. It was very comfortable and clean. I certainly would like to go there again on short notices if the weather permitting and of course if there isn't any prior booking  …see more

from £46 / night

£230 - £450 / week

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from £46 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet in Eype

Bridport / Eype

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Brilliant” We wanted a costal getaway for half term with the kids and the dog and this was perfect. The sea is literally a 30 second walk from the front door, lovelly costal walks for the dog and plenty of lovely villages / towns to visit as well as t  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £1325 / week

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from £75 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet rental

Snowdonia National Park / Aberdovey

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
“Clean and inviting” This was a lovely little cabin to stay in. It has all you need and someone had kindly left some dish washer tablets too! Its basic but comfortable. The hill up to it is steep - bikes are useful if you don't mind pushing them up it!  …see more

from £50 / night

£300 - £450 / week

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from £50 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday chalet in St Osyth

Clacton-on-Sea / St Osyth

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Wonderful !” A far too short break in this quirky, comfortable and clean bungalow. Relaxing, peaceful, cosy and set within the unique landscape of a private coastal reserve. Lived up to it's description and to everything we had hoped for by our choice  …see more

from £80 / night

£450 - £685 / week

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from £80 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Chalet rental in Kilkhampton with shared pool

Bude / Kilkhampton

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent value for family holiday on a budget” Accomodation clean and tidy. Ample size chalet which was well equipped. Location excellent for several beaches, ideal for kids and dogs! Friendly site with good amenities, entertainment and homemade f  …see more

from £29 / night

£170 - £620 / week

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from £29 / night

(36) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet in Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant

Powys / Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Perfect place” Lovely welcome from Brian and Marian. Was a lovely place to stay with a very beautiful garden. me and my family had a very good time. Every thing was perfect and cottage was cosy and very welcoming would go again Thank you Brian an  …see more

from £54 / night

£460 - £548 / week

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from £54 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Ski chalet to rent in Banavie

Fort William / Banavie

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
“What a fantastic place” We stayed in the cabin for the 2nd time,it's a lovely place set in beautiful surrounding with spectacular views of Ben Nevis.Joan the owner is very friendly and made us feel very welcome.We 'll definitely be going back again.  …see more

from £90 / night

£590 / week

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from £90 / night

(16) Very Good 

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Holiday chalet in Lochinver

Lochinver / Badnaban

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Child friendly
“heaven on earth” A lovely lovely chalet. All the facilities you could possibly ask for, really clean. Owner very friendly and helpful Great sized garden - amazing to see the deer visit! And the setting? Just stunning. Peace and quiet, clean air, so m  …see more

from £65 / night

£350 - £650 / week

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from £65 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet in Achiltibuie

Ross and Cromarty / Achiltibuie

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £97 / night

£590 - £595 / week

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from £97 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Scratby holiday chalet rental

Great Yarmouth / Scratby

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great chalet, great location, great owners” We stayed in 93 from the 1st April 2013 to the 6th 2013, all the comforts of home, great location next to the beech, plenty of clubs and entertainment close by. Owners very friendly and gave us great tips on  …see more

from £35 / night

£275 - £395 / week

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