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UK rural retreats (110)

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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(65) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Threlkeld

Keswick / Threlkeld

5 9 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Excellent stay in a spectacular setting” Recently returned from a stay at Ings and already looking to book again. The property is clean, spacious, very comfortably furnished and equipped, with the benefit of a new kitchen which was more than adequate  …see more

from £101 / night

£505 - £1420 / week

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from £101 / night

(33) Excellent 

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Farmhouse accommodation in Duffus

Moray / Duffus

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Really comfortable, well equipped house in great location” Would recommend a stay in this lovely farmhouse. Comfortable and well equipped in an great location with lovely views of a ruined castle. Loads to do in surrounding area for people of all ages  …see more

from £100 / night

£600 - £900 / week

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from £100 / night

(60) Excellent 

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Llanberis holiday farmhouse rental

Snowdonia National Park / Llanberis

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
“Special house in an amazing location” Eleven adults stayed at Snowden House, from Friday to Monday, early February for which the house was easily big enough. We had an amazing time and spent much of it soaking up the awe-inspiring views all around us.  …see more

from £200 / night

£1395 - £1625 / week

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from £200 / night

(33) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Joyford

Forest of Dean / Joyford

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
“Fantastic for the Forest Of Dean” Lovely hosts who made us feel relaxed and welcome. The house is part of the farm, with sheep, horses and friendly dogs for children to enjoy.The accommodation is very comfortable with large bedrooms, a decent kitchen  …see more

from £55 / night

£320 - £774 / week

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from £55 / night

(4) Excellent 

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West Country holiday farmhouse rental

Cornwall / Bude

9 17 Min stay varies

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 17
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
Boasting an enviable secluded location just 15 mins walk to the beach, with views overlooking the truly stunning North Cornwall countryside & coastline, large self-catering farmhouse sleeping up to 17, perfect for family and friends gatherings ,celebrations ,house  …see more

from £475 / night

£1800 - £5000 / week

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from £475 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Holyhead

Holyhead / Trefor, Holyhead

5 8 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 11 km
  • Child friendly
“a little piece of heaven !” We stayed here for a week at the end of may. Our group of 5 adults, one child, two greyhounds and a dalmation had a wonderful time. Lovely house, kind owner who could not have been more helpful. There were tears when we h  …see more

from £125 / night

£515 - £1300 / week

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from £125 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Loddiswell holiday farmhouse rental

Devon / Loddiswell

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
“Amazing!” Beautiful property, stunning countryside/estate. Groundsman was incredibly friendly and gave us a tour of the estate on the back of his 'truck'. Will be coming back again for sure!  …see more

from £279 / night

£1950 - £3250 / week

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from £279 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Bromsgrove holiday farmhouse rental

Worcestershire / Bromsgrove

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Whether you are on a business trip or holiday The Durrance ticks all the boxes!We are well located if you want to explore The Cotswolds, Severn Valley Railway, Warwick Castle and Cadbury World. Our location is 5 miles Junction 5 / M5 and 7 miles Junction 1 / M42.  …see more

from £100 / night

£500 - £750 / week

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from £100 / night

(42) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Teviothead

Hawick / Teviothead

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Fantastic house” Dear Ian Thank you for your note dated 31st October regarding our stay at Branxholm Knowe House. I am delighted to confirm that our family group had a superb stay in your lovely house and enjoyed the large garden area and woodland w  …see more

from £300 / night

£1100 - £2400 / week

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from £300 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Braunston

Northamptonshire / Braunston

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
The beautiful two storey Coach House is a self-catering holiday let that sleeps 8 people and is situated in the picturesque grounds of the Bragborough Hall estate - perfect for families or a group of friends to enjoy a special break together, with lots to do on the farm  …see more

from £187 / night

£800 - £1500 / week

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from £187 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday farmhouse in Cenarth

Carmarthenshire / Cenarth

5 8 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Spacious farmhouse set in own grounds near Cenarth. Sleeps 8 plus cot. Two Quiet dogs accepted. Mainly available on a weekly basis Though three day breaks welcomed on short notice in quieter periods  …see more

from £125 / night

£525 - £880 / week

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from £125 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Glasbury-on-Wye

Powys / Glasbury-on-Wye

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
“Lovely stay with friends” We stayed one night for a friends birthday treat in July and cannot fault the cottage - the pictures don't do it justice. It had everything we could have needed for a cosy night in and Rachel was so welcoming and friendly, ev  …see more

from £150 / night

£600 / week

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(4) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Huntly

Aberdeenshire / Huntly

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
quiet, comfortable, outstanding views, welcoming host  …see more

from £75 / night

£350 - £600 / week

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from £75 / night

(56) Excellent 

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Farmhouse accommodation in Northern England

Kendal / Forest Hall

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
“Perfect Christmas” We stayed for 4 days over Christmas with our family. The cottage was a good size for four adults and three children and was well equipped. Although it is located on a single track road so long as you have a plentiful supply of food  …see more

from £95 / night

£500 - £875 / week

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from £95 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Auldgirth

Dumfries / Auldgirth

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Boatrig Farmhouse is a large, spacious traditional farmhouse situated in an elevated, rural location in beautiful Dumfries & Galloway. It is a perfect rural getaway for those wishing to escape daily life with an abundance of activities available in the local area.  …see more

from £100 / night

£600 - £1000 / week

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(8) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Bromyard

Herefordshire / Bromyard

8 17 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 17
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
“Beautiful cottage with plenty of room for the whole family” Have just come back from a week at Little Cowarne Court with 11 adults, 4 kids and 5 dogs. The house was well equipped with everything we needed and comfortably accommodated all of us. The  …see more

from £13 / night

£1700 - £4350 / week

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from £13 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Norfolk with golf nearby

Norfolk / Downham Market

5 11 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Fantastic Getaway” I planned a surprise birthday getaway for my girlfriend with her friends. The place was everything we could have hoped it to be. It was a perfect escape from our regular surroundings. The owners are friendly and very helpful.  …see more

from £199 / night

£1397 - £3800 / week

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from £199 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday farmhouse in Surrey

Surrey / Godalming

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Burningfold Manor - A converted 4 bedroom barn overlooking Burningfold Manor in quiet country setting - bring pets, ride horses, enjoy the countryside.  …see more

from £215 / night

£1385 - £1540 / week

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from £215 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday farmhouse in Snowdonia/Gwynedd

Caernarfon / Tai'n Lon / Clynnog Fawr

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
very popular with the larger families and groups.  …see more

from £210 / night

£850 - £1095 / week

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from £210 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday farmhouse in Lochinver

Caithness and Sutherland / Lochinver

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“The best holiday property ever - I would happily have stayed there forever!” I simply cannot rate this property highly enough - excellent does not do it justice. From the moment I entered I felt entirely at home. Cleanliness was superb, the faciliti  …see more

from £165 / night

£785 - £1348 / week

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from £165 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Newtown holiday farmhouse rental

Isle of Wight / Newtown

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Wonderful old farmhouse, 'oozing' character, situated on a 'working farm'. The accommodation is well presented including a 'cosy' lounge with an 'Inglenook' fireplace & a 'farmhouse style' kitchen with it's Welsh dresser & 'range style' cooker. ** NEW DISCOUNTED PRICE  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £995 / week

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from £75 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Farmhouse rental in Shipton under Wychwood

Oxfordshire / Shipton under Wychwood

7 16 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Great Weekend” Thank you to Nonie for making the weekend so unforgettable, We stayed at lane house farm for a family wedding, the accommodation was brilliant we had a party of 12 adults and 4 children, with a large house with plenty of rooms to explo  …see more

from £484 / night

£1934 - £3480 / week

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from £484 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Combe Martin

Exmoor National Park / Combe Martin

3 9 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“Mrs” Really lovely place to stay ,we will be back again next year as the cottage was fab and the hosts were great to , can't recommend enough  …see more

from £125 / night

£500 - £1125 / week

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from £125 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday farmhouse in Rhydwyn

Rhydwyn / Church Bay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
PEN Y GRAIG is a comfortable, spacious C19th farmhouse divided into two Wings (The Front Wing & Back Wings) each sleeping 4 + cot. The Loft B&B barn apartment is available for two adults and in an adjacent outbuilding. The BACK WING has wonderful sea views is quite se  …see more

from £64 / night

£254 - £584 / week

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from £64 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse rental

Holsworthy / Chilsworthy

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Beech House is a Beautiful Character Farmhouse set in a rural location, with its own HOT TUB, yet just 10 miles from surfing beaches at Bude. Eden, Clovelly and coastal footpaths, golf course, horse riding, fishing all with easy reach. Contact us for our special offers!  …see more

from £95 / night

£500 - £3200 / week

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(6) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in South East England

Eastbourne / Stone Cross

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Lovely” Lovely coach house, it was clean and spacious, perfect for a couple or small family. Lots of activities a short drive away(mini golf,cinema,beach,theatre,lake,country walks. Definitely recommend and will be coming back  …see more

from £70 / night

£450 - £650 / week

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from £70 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Padworth

Berkshire / Padworth

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“A lovely house, with a great kitchen and gardens.” A warm welcome, great value and good facilities. All the mod cons you would expect from a hotel, but with all the added home comforts of a holiday home. We could only stay for one night but would ha  …see more

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(10) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse with golf nearby in Dyffryn Ardudwy

Gwynedd / Dyffryn Ardudwy

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful property in a fantastic location, very welcoming and comfortable, can't wait to return!” We have now stayed in 3 cottages at Ystumgwern Farm over the past few years, this was a family trip with a mixed age group from teenager to pensioner an  …see more

from £82 / night

£570 - £1165 / week

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from £82 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse accommodation

Conwy County / Llangernyw

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Absolutely superb accommodation” Everything in the cottage was clean and either new or nearly new. Cooking facilities were excellent. Beautiful location, but perhaps a little too remote for some people. A car is essential.  …see more

from £160 / night

£650 - £1250 / week

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from £160 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Greenlaw holiday farmhouse rental

Borders / Greenlaw

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Traditional former farmhouse on the edge of the quiet village of Greenlaw in the heart of Berwickshire. The house retains many original features but has been carefully renovated to make this a comfortable and cosy property. It includes wood buring stoves and cast iron  …see more

from £83 / night

£450 / week

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from £83 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Loch Tay

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Loch Tay

9 22 Min stay varies

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 22
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Set in a stunning location at the foot of Ben Lawers with beautiful views over Loch Tay, Morenish House is a wonderful holiday destination and a perfect gathering place for family and friends to relax and enjoy time together.Lochside setting, tranquil, relaxing, the ult  …see more

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(5) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Burgh le Marsh

Skegness / Burgh le Marsh

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
Rose cottage is a beautiful converted farmhouse, with a large private garden, sleeping either 7 or with the addition of Ivy cottage sleeping up to 16 guests.. The cottage is set in a peaceful environment on a real Lincolnshire farm with private fishing lakes.  …see more

from £90 / night

£395 - £680 / week

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from £90 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday farmhouse in West Country

Tiverton / West Anstey

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
The perfect rural retreat this gorgeous country will appeal to couples seeking a romantic retreat or families wishing to enjoy the peaceful Devon countryside.  …see more

from £70 / night

£376 - £774 / week

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from £70 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Shirwell with shared pool

Barnstaple / Shirwell

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Swimming pool
“A haven of peace in an idyllic rural setting” If you are looking for peace and quiet interrupted only by the gentle cluck of hens or bleating of sheep, then this is the place for you. There was a warm welcome from Clare and Laurence, complete with del  …see more

from £60 / night

£300 - £695 / week

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from £60 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Ski farmhouse to rent in Ballater

Aberdeenshire / Ballater

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful cannot fault it” Myself, my fiance our daughter and two friends stayed here for a week from the 28th of Dec until the 4th of Jan. We had an absolutely fantastic time even though we spent a whole day without power, a road collapsing at one si  …see more

from £120 / night

£550 - £850 / week

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from £120 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Boot

Lake District / Boot

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Church House is a beautifully renovated Lakeland farmhouse set within two acres of gardens, meadow and stream, and encircled by spectacular views. Owner Didy Morgan has lovingly restored original features, painstakingly maintaining the integrity of the old building.Chur  …see more

from £114 / night

£795 - £1995 / week

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from £114 / night

(5) Average 

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Farmhouse rental in Little Compton

Moreton-in-Marsh / Little Compton

8 16 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“lovely big house for full family holiday” We had a great time at Rigside, there were plently of bedrooms and everything else we needed for a long weekend with family. We were particularly pleased that there were 2 fridges, 2 ovens, and plenty of di  …see more

from £445 / night

£1779 - £3480 / week

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from £445 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Bishops Castle

Bishops Castle / Wentnor

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 163 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Peaceful” A lovely place to stay, very well equipped. Beautiful views and so peaceful. Local pubs within one mile drive, food at a reasonable price with a good choice. Do need to take basic supplies. tea coffee etc but apart from that a lovely place t  …see more

from £125 / night

£820 - £1520 / week

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(2) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Marhamchurch

Bude / Marhamchurch

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
Self Catering Farmhouse in Cornwall, swimming pool, tennis court, spa breaks, group holidays, acitivity breaks, family holidays, cottage holiday, beach holiday in cornwall, farm holidays in cornwall, walking holiday, surfing, toddler friendly holidaysAdditional faciliti  …see more

from £290 / night

£1200 - £3800 / week

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(1) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Pelynt

Looe / Pelynt

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
5 Star Gold luxury in countryside peace and seclusion, yet only 10 minutes from Looe, Polperro and the sea.  …see more

from £300 / night

£1200 - £2400 / week

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from £300 / night

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