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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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(68) 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

£510 - £1420 / week

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from £101 / night

(62) 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 - £1600 / week

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(34) Very Good 

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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

(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

(41) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Downham Market 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

(44) 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

£1200 - £2500 / week

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from £300 / 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 - £800 / week

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from £150 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse letting

Lake District / Thornthwaite

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 32 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Hall Garth farm is a stunning farmhouse set at the end of a quiet lane and overlooking Whinlatter Forest, Skiddaw and Keswick.The property is luxuriously furnished throughout with wood burners, stylish bathrooms and a modern kitchen. The enclosed garden has a bu  …see more

from £150 / night

£1045 - £1845 / week

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(34) Excellent 

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Farmhouse accommodation in Elgin

Moray / Elgin

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 £115 / night

£700 - £995 / week

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from £115 / night

(15) Very Good 

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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 £75 / night

£300 - £695 / week

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from £75 / night

(42) 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

(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

(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

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Llangwm

Haverfordwest / Llangwm

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Excellent house for a big group including children” A good well equipped house - good sized rooms and lots of space for children to play, watch dvds etc. Friendly people an dogs. Very good base- lots of places to visit, nice beaches, castles, towns,  …see more

from £150 / night

£500 - £2000 / week

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from £150 / night

(13) 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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(47) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Aunby

Stamford / Aunby

7 17 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 17
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
“Ideal mini conference centre. Great space.” We used Piper House as a base while we we working locally - staying in early Jan. We needed a large area for group activities - this house had three - and space for us the be able to get away from one anothe  …see more

from £350 / night

£2380 - £3715 / week

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from £350 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Drymen

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Drymen

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Comfortable accommodation in a central location.” We booked this farmhouse only a few weeks before our stay in the Scottish Highlands. The place was easy to find and our hostess was very welcoming and had even baked a delicious fruit cake for us.  …see more

from £95 / night

£595 - £735 / week

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from £95 / night

(3) Excellent 

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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 Wing) each sleeping 4 + cot. The Loft B&B barn apartment is available for two adults and in an adjacent outbuilding. The FRONT WING has wonderful sea views is q  …see more

from £68 / night

£275 - £613 / week

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from £68 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Auldgirth

Dumfries / Auldgirth

5 10 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • 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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from £100 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Bromyard

Herefordshire / Bromyard

8 17 2 nights min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 17
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • 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 £325 / night

£1700 - £4450 / week

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from £325 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Crymych holiday farmhouse rental

Pembrokeshire / Crymych

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely house in a lovely location - great for all the family” The holiday was a family reunion with people aged from 4 to 74, and Pencwm fit the bill for everyone. We had a great stay and Lorna made us very welcome with thoughtful attention to details  …see more

from £238 / night

£790 - £1765 / week

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from £238 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse with golf nearby in Helston

Cornwall / Helston

5 8 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Best self catering holiday in Cornwall” We had a wonderful time,The Old Farmhouse was ideal,large and spacious with all your requirements for self catering. The hosts Patrick and Tracey were there if you needed them and very helpful in recommending pl  …see more

from £66 / night

£460 - £1300 / week

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from £66 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Abergele holiday farmhouse rental

Conwy County / Abergele

4 14 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
“brilliantly equipped and great location” We rented this farmhouse to celebrate my aunts 70th birthday. There was more than enough space for all 14 of us. The kitchen and rest of the property was well equipped and the owners have thought of everythin  …see more

from £310 / night

£855 - £1500 / week

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from £310 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Stone Cross

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 £65 / night

£400 - £650 / week

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from £65 / 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  …see more

from £65 / night

£260 - £587 / week

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from £65 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Rustington holiday farmhouse rental

Arun District / Rustington

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Beautiful and well kept home” Our family of seven had an exceptional vacation at Walnt Tree House. We enjoyed enough space and comfortable accommodations to enjoy our time in Sussex. I would happily rent this home again.  …see more

from £290 / night

£1550 - £2450 / week

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from £290 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Dottery

Bridport / Dottery

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Bilshay Farmhouse commands one of the most outstanding views in this area. It has recently been renovated to a high standard. With its thatched roof, big fireplaces, spacious bedrooms, original features, games room and hot tub it is the most perfect country retreat.  …see more

from £260 / night

£975 - £2495 / week

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from £260 / 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

£995 - £1279 / week

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(13) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Pickering with golf nearby

Pickering / Rosedale Abbey

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Spacious accommodation with breathtaking views” The spacious accommodation easily absorbed 8 of us and 2 dogs. The kitchen is very well equipped and we enjoyed our meals sat around the dining table. A couple of days we walked from the farmhouse, enjoy  …see more

from £135 / night

£750 - £1300 / week

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(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. <br />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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(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 £130 / night

£820 - £1350 / week

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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

£420 - £730 / week

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from £90 / 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 £147 / night

£550 - £750 / week

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from £147 / 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

£700 - £1250 / week

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from £160 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Langport

Langport / Aller

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent accommodation” Lovely house immaculately presented and clean very warm Additional toiletries ,fruit etc which was very thoughtful Lovely garden and dog friendly We would book again  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 / week

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from £100 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Much Dewchurch with golf nearby

Hereford / Much Dewchurch

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Stunning refurbished farmhouse in the heart of the wye valley<br />Great location for big parties up to 32 guests  …see more

from £300 / night

£1200 - £1940 / week

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(2) Very Good 

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Holiday farmhouse in Dolgellau

Snowdonia National Park / Dolgellau

2 8 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
Looking for that really special 'get away from it all' rural holiday home? Gilfachwydd farmhouse sleeps 6-8 guests & is set in a truly beautiful location, close to Cader Idris, Gwernan Lake & Dolgellau in Snowdonia National Park. Gilfachwydd is an a  …see more

from £88 / night

£499 - £939 / week

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from £88 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Greenlaw holiday farmhouse rental

Borders / Greenlaw

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • 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 £85 / night

£450 / week

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from £85 / night

(75) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Peak Forest

Peak District National Park / Peak Forest

5 14 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
The property was built in 2006 and has underfloor heating throughout. It has a large spacious kitchen with aga range cooker. A new hot tub has been installed at the front of the property where the views can be taken in (please bring extra towels for using hot tub)  …see more

from £600 / night

£2200 - £6000 / week

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from £600 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse letting

Pembrokeshire / Cresselly

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
Architect designed, a comfortable and spacious renovated detached stone farmhouse to sleep up to 10. Rural idyll, good central location for exploring beaches, countryside and attractions of Pembrokeshire. Gamesroom, Outdoor playareas, WIFI Central Heating, Beaches near  …see more

from £130 / night

£630 - £1620 / week

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from £130 / night