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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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(69) 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
“Well worth a stay” Second stay at excellent farmhouse.ideal location to explore North Lakes.house well equipped with new kitchen a welcome addition.lovely cosy character to the place with plenty of room.like home from home.looking forward to the next  …see more

from £101 / night

£510 - £1420 / week

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from £101 / night

(43) 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
“Perfect dog friendly country retreat...near the coast.” Located a few miles from junction 5 of the A55, this property is ideal for spending some quiet time with your family or away from them as we did. Our two Irish setters were in their element with  …see more

from £125 / night

£515 - £1300 / week

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from £125 / night

(31) 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
“Beautiful and welcoming” Our stay at templea cottage was amazing from the moment we walked through the door. Meeting Jeanette and being welcomed into the beautiful cottage, which was immaculate, clean and very homely, and everything you needed for our  …see more

from £95 / night

£595 - £735 / week

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from £95 / night

(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
“Fabulous house perfect setting” Loved the house perfect for a family get together the rooms are so cosy and kitchen is perfect for all the family to enjoy. Loved the amazing big bathroom could have stayed in there all day. The setting is amazing to w  …see more

from £115 / night

£700 - £995 / week

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from £115 / night

(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
“NYE” Lovely place, really nicely kept and great access for walks and a local pub. Lots of places in the local area to visit as well. Hot tub is great and warm. Thank you Sarah.  …see more

from £55 / night

£320 - £774 / week

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from £55 / night

(46) 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
“Cosy cottage” Lovely cottage with lots of charm Furnishing and equipment first class Very friendly owners Hot tub brilliant  …see more

from £300 / night

£1200 - £2600 / week

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from £300 / 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

(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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from £165 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Ennerdale Bridge

Lake District / Ennerdale Bridge

8 16 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
“A fabulous Holiday” from the time of arrival, we were visited by the owner, who could not have been more welcoming, we had everything we needed, and appreciated the wonderful views, the comfortable farmhouse and barn, which accommodated our party of  …see more

from £420 / night

£2435 - £4455 / week

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from £420 / 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

(25) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Aberdyfi (Aberdovey)

Snowdonia National Park / Aberdovey

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful house, stunning location.” We stayed at Maesywerngoch for a weekend to celebrate my mum's 70th birthday, the ages of our party ranging from 17-70 plus a dog. Everyone had a fantastic time - the house is warm, welcoming, spacious and well equ  …see more

from £225 / night

£1500 - £2300 / week

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from £225 / 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
“An Amazing Place - return visit booked” I booked the stay for my wifes 40th birthday, firstly as a country get away and secondly because of the size of the property we could bring plenty of family and friends. I was looking forward to the break so muc  …see more

from £279 / night

£1950 - £3250 / week

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from £279 / night

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Holiday farmhouse in Iden

Rye / Iden

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
The farmhouse which has recently been refurbished to a high standard is at the end of the farm lane and has spectacular views over the Romney Marsh. The house is surrounded with its own garden and there is plenty of space for relaxing and enjoying the views.The well  …see more

from £250 / night

£1300 - £2300 / week

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from £250 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Frome holiday farmhouse rental

Somerset / Frome

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 51 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Brookover Farm is ideally situated 2 miles from Frome town centre and 12 miles from the city of Bath. The Farm offers a peaceful and comfortable stay where guests have many walks to choose from - pony rides for children on site and by prior arrangement we also offe  …see more

from £150 / night

£500 - £1540 / week

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from £150 / 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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(42) 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
“Lovely cottage in the beautiful Norfolk countryside” We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the coach house. A very warm welcome, with delicious scones and homemade jam. The cottage is decorated to a very high standard with all the comforts of a 5 star hot  …see more

from £199 / night

£1397 - £3800 / week

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from £199 / 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
“Mr” A fantastic property in a wonderful quiet location. Welcoming owners and a delicious lemon drizzle cake adding that personal touch. Hope to return soon.  …see more

from £75 / night

£300 - £695 / week

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from £75 / night

(14) 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

(16) Excellent 

21

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

(7) Excellent 

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Halse holiday farmhouse rental

Taunton / Halse

5 10 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Cherry Tree Farmhouse is a fabulous 400 year old farmhouse with lots of period details and located in a wonderful area for holidays both short breaks and longer holidays as well. There is an indoor swimming pool, large garden with wooden play area ideal for families.  …see more

from £220 / night

£1500 / week

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from £220 / 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

(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

£1799 - £4450 / week

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from £325 / 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

(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

(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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(63) 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
“Great cottage - except for the showers!” Stayed here for a walking weekend with friends and it's in a brilliant spot with stunning views, especially if you are lucky with the weather as we were. We like to cook as a group and found the kitchen really  …see more

from £200 / night

£1395 - £1600 / week

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from £200 / 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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from £300 / 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

(20) Excellent 

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Ski farmhouse to rent in Alyth

Perth and Kinross / Alyth

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
“Awesome place to stay” A wonderful house to stay whilst visiting Scotland. Everything you need for a few days away at your finger tips. The owners were great. Location is perfect - away from the towns, but close enough to pop in and get everything you  …see more

from £150 / night

£400 - £800 / 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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(62) Excellent 

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Farmhouse accommodation in Forest Hall

Kendal / Forest Hall

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
“Mrs” What a fabulous find. if you want a pretty remote escape from it all type of place,then you won't be disappointed. The drive to the house across the fields and opening the farmers gates, missing the sheep...we knew we were going to love it. t  …see more

from £95 / night

£665 - £875 / week

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from £95 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Portpatrick holiday farmhouse rental

Dumfries and Galloway / Portpatrick

7 12 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Idyllic Retreat” We came as a family of ten to celebrate a 50th birthday, and could not have found better to accommodate us for the week. We walked, cycled, swam, barbecued, played golf, rode horses, played games inside on an evening and thoroughly f  …see more

from £210 / night

£740 - £1350 / week

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from £210 / 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 £503 / night

£2011 - £3480 / week

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from £503 / 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

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Pylle

Shepton Mallet / Pylle

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
“What a wonderful 6 days,exceptional place, exceeded all our expectations” Stayed at Lower Hedge Farm 2nd April to 8th April, we were a large group of 12, 5 adults, 2 17 year olds, 5 kids aged 10 - 15 years old & 3 small dogs !! The house was wonderful  …see more

from £625 / night

£2250 - £3450 / week

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from £625 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Dottery

Bridport / Dottery

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • 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 £140 / night

£975 - £2495 / week

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from £140 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Appleby-in-Westmorland

Eden District / Appleby

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
****Discounted Prices for any stay within 4 weeks of Enquiry - Ask us for a Quote*** Kay and Andy welcome you to their comfortable and well equipped self-catering properties in the tranquil and picturesque Eden Valley in Cumbria. Originally a 17th-century farmstead, Sc  …see more

from £130 / night

£700 / week

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(5) Very Good 

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Farmhouse rental in Mallwyd

Dolgellau / Mallwyd

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Beautiful Location” The Farmhouse is set in lovely grounds - beautiful lawns and woods, perfect for our older children to explore on their own. The house is quite spacious, particularly the bedrooms (we had plenty of room for the travel cot in the tw  …see more

from £85 / night

£295 - £490 / week

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from £85 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday farmhouse in Tai'n Lon / Clynnog Fawr

Caernarfon / Tai'n Lon / Clynnog Fawr

4 10 2 nights min

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

from £225 / night

£900 - £1320 / week

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from £225 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday farmhouse in Godalming

Surrey / Godalming

4 7 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • 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

£1292 - £1323 / week

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from £215 / night