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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
Ptarmigan is one of the most popular properties on the Portnellan Estate. With breath taking views to the East I often see people taking in the amazing sunrise from their private balcony. With a spacious open plan kitchen, living and dining area the property benefits f  …see more

from £157 / night

£500 - £730 / week

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from £157 / 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
Award-winning - Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015; for the 5th year with over 180 reviews  …see more

from £122 / night

£400 - £560 / week

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from £122 / 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 £65 / night

£420 / week

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from £65 / night

(2) Excellent 

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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
  • Ask about pets
Gamekeeper is one of the most popular properties on the Portnellan Estate. With breath taking views to the East I often see people taking in the amazing sunrise from their private balcony. With a spacious open plan kitchen, living and dining area the property benefits  …see more

from £201 / night

£700 - £928 / week

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from £201 / night

(1) Excellent 

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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
5 star self catering holiday property in a Highland setting with loch and mountain views. Sleeps up to 4. Great central touring location for Scotland. On site activities include mountain bikes, boats, 5 miles of loch and river fishing, Canadian canoes and WiFi. <  …see more

from £213 / night

£700 - £1120 / week

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from £213 / 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
“Lovely accommodation with an amazing sea view.” Lovely accommodation with a beautiful sea view. Perfect for a short break/relaxing holiday situated next to an unspoilt beach. The whole family had a great few days away and we are already looking to boo  …see more

from £80 / night

£400 - £750 / week

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from £80 / 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
A beautiful, modern cedarwood chalet set in peaceful countryside yet only 2 miles from the beach and castle of Llansteffan. Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms. Ideal for bird watching, walking, fishing or just relaxing.<br />Heated indoor pool and childrens play area onsite,  …see more

from £50 / night

£250 - £380 / week

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from £50 / 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

(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

(34) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet in Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant

Powys / Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • 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

£350 - £548 / week

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from £54 / night

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Holiday chalet rental

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 60 km
  • Child friendly
Award-winning - TripAdvisor "Certificate of Excellence 2016" for the 6th year running with over 200 guest reviews  …see more

from £157 / night

£500 - £730 / week

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from £157 / 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 - £560 / week

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from £70 / 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

(23) 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
“Peaceful, beautiful location” My husband and I stayed at Otter's Holt for one week (end July/begining aug) with our 4 children aged 15, 12, 10 and 6 and our little dog. We received the key and all instructions we needed one week before as promised. We  …see more

from £60 / night

£370 - £600 / week

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from £60 / night

(1) Excellent 

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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
5 star, 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom self catering holiday property sleeping up to 8 people on a stunning Highland estate with loch and river fishing, boats, Canadian canoes, Wifi, BBQ, mountain bikes and much more. <br />Over 140 reviews on Tripadvisor being awarded a &  …see more

from £313 / night

£1050 - £1850 / week

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from £313 / night

(23) 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
“I will be coming back again” Very clean and lovely location very clean place. My family loved this place so as me. Will definitely come back again.  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 - £510 / week

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from £60 / night

(18) 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
On a small site of 12 chalets, with own parking space, Little Nod is very comfortable and well equipped. Electricity is payable by £1 meter. Second bedroom has bunk beds. Garden furniture for patio. Cot and highchair. We welcome one well behaved dog. Lovely, unspo  …see more

from £35 / night

£170 - £545 / week

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from £35 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet in Stirling

Stirling / Stirling

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“absolutely fabulous!!” this chalet lived upto and beyond any expectations i could have had. was immaculatey clean. supplied with everything you could want. a lovely and very appreciated basket of welcome goodies went down very well. lovely comfortable  …see more

from £70 / night

£450 - £520 / week

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from £70 / night

(17) Excellent 

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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
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Everything We Hoped for and 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 everything you ne  …see more

from £70 / night

£450 - £530 / week

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from £70 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet in Aboyne

Aberdeenshire / Aboyne

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly
“Excellent base for exploring Deeside” We have just returned from our first holiday in Aberdeenshire with our dog and teenage daughter. We loved it....The chalet is the perfect base with so much to do and see nearby. The accommodation was outstanding  …see more

from £55 / night

£350 - £490 / week

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from £55 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet in Earnley

West Sussex / Earnley

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Outdoor heated Pool and Country Pub on site,Childrens Play area,Tennis Courts,Cycling,Walking,Birdwatching,Water sports,FishingGolf (nearby)Horse riding,Bracklesham Bay,Medmerry Park  …see more

from £37 / night

£245 - £609 / week

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from £37 / night

(5) Very Good 

22

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
“great relaxing weekend” We stayed here for the weekend and had a very nice quiet relaxed weekend,The lodge had everything we needed and felt homely with lovely views over the lake from the dining table.Overall there was no negative points to the lodge  …see more

from £85 / night

£495 - £925 / week

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from £85 / 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
“A Brilliant Holiday Home” The Quarter Deck was an excellent choice for our holiday in the West Country. The owners were very helpful and welcoming. The lodge views onto the Plymouth breakwater provided a startling and ever changing back drop with some  …see more

from £40 / night

£250 - £735 / week

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from £40 / night

(16) 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
Osprey Lodge is a 2014 luxury 3 bedroom caravan, situated at the Boat of Garten Holiday Park at Boat of Garten in the heart of the Cairngorms national park. Sleeping 6-8 people and a baby (there is a pull out sofa bed in the lounge and a travel cot-which doubles as a pl  …see more

from £85 / night

£440 - £575 / week

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from £85 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Ski chalet to rent in Aviemore

Badenoch and Strathspey / Aviemore

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Ski
“Fantastic” I cannot recommend cairn view enough. The pictures really don't do it justice. We had a fabulous time and can safely say this place is up there with the best we have stayed in. Don't hesitate in staying here! We will certainly be going back  …see more

from £100 / night

£775 / week

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from £100 / 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
The stunning coastal location of Port Beag Chalets is frequently commented on by our guests, with wonderful views to be enjoyed from the picture windows. The area has wonderful beaches, plenty mountains and walks, cliffs to climb, and an abundance of wildlife.<br /&  …see more

from £97 / night

£590 - £595 / week

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from £97 / night

(10) 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

(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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Llansteffan holiday chalet rental

Carmarthenshire / Llansteffan

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
3 Bedroom, Self Catering Holiday Chalet in Carmarthenshire, South West Wales. Available all year, short breaks available.The Chalet is located on a well maintained and quiet site with a pool and play area for the children. There is plenty of parking in front of the  …see more

from £60 / night

£275 - £320 / week

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from £60 / night

(23) 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

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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
Detached Self Catering Chalet Quiet location, Sleeps 4 (2 bedrooms) 5 mins from Dartmouth 414 Norton Park Is undergoing major refurbishment including full insulation so comfy all year round. Rewired, replumbed and complete redecoration. The property is detached and wil  …see more

from £50 / night

£150 - £480 / week

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(13) Very Good 

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Hayle holiday chalet rental

Cornwall / Hayle

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
“Brilliant chalet, clean, comfortable, inviting, fully equipped in great location” This a lovely chalet on a quiet, well maintained chalet park, close to a gorgeous sandy beach. This is the second time we've stayed on this park, but the first in this c  …see more

from £39 / night

£270 - £895 / week

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from £39 / 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

(11) 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
“Ms” Wonderful relaxing place to stay. We took our dog on her first holiday too !! Close to new castle Emlyn and not too far further for beach trip.  …see more

from £50 / night

£300 - £685 / week

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from £50 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet with golf nearby in Dunbar

East Lothian / Dunbar

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
20 metres from stunning beach.Ideal for all ages of FamilyWater Sports.Disabled Access.Pets welcome.  …see more

from £125 / night

£875 - £1225 / week

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from £125 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday chalet in Norton, Dartmouth

Dartmouth / Norton, Dartmouth

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
- Well presented and furnished property - Light and airy accommodation - A great base from which to explore the many wonderful sites and attractions of South Devon - A short drive into the historic town of Dartmouth  …see more

from £35 / night

£240 - £510 / week

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from £35 / 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

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Chalet rental in St Ives with golf nearby

Cornwall / St Ives

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Child friendly
SHORT BREAKS AVAILABLE Jan - Easter Oct - Dec (not incl. school hols) BY REQUEST (from £245 for 3 nights). Set in beautiful gardens, Cherry Tree cabin is a perfect base for your holiday to St Ives. The open plan cabins are warm and airy with views over to the sea  …see more

from £82 / night

£350 - £650 / week

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from £82 / night

(19) Excellent 

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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
WHAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT DALRIADA Turn up, switch off, re-charge. A wonderfully refreshing cabin-in-the-woods type holiday on the shores of Loch Goil in the Loch Lomond National Park. Bliss. NEW TO THE AREA - FIND OUT MORE There is much to see and do in the area. Visit ou  …see more

from £85 / night

£450 - £700 / week

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from £85 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Oban holiday chalet rental

Argyll and Bute / Oban

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
Airdeny Chalets is set in a peaceful natural habitat with spectacular views of Ben Cruachan and Glen Etive. Ideal for walking, cycling, fishing, bird watching, touring Western Highlands & Islands or just relaxing. Children are very welcome.<br />A warm welc  …see more

from £88 / night

£610 - £870 / week

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from £88 / night