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UK rural retreats (8)

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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Penthouse rental in St Leonards on Sea

Hastings / St Leonards on Sea

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Car not necessary
“The view is just priceless” What a great week in Hastings! Marcie was very kind & helpfull. The parking of the car was easier than exspected (Warrior Square, St. Margarets Road). The flat itself - well eqipped, cosy & quiet - was like an island in the  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 / week

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from £75 / night

(15) Excellent 

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East Looe holiday penthouse rental

Looe / East Looe

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Amazing stay in a beautiful flat” We were 5 Adult friends, 1 English, 3 Aussies and an Italian, who had never been to Cornwall before, let alone heard of Looe. We found Looe a good base to explore cornwall, and much less touristy than the more well kn  …see more

from £150 / night

£500 - £1300 / week

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from £150 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool in Lower Mill

Cirencester / Lower Mill

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent” I came here for a week's escape and to recharge my batteries. I loved it! The apartment was very clean and well equipped. Two sets of bi-fold doors opened onto the large balcony which overlooked the lake. Walking round the lake spotting bir  …see more

from £130 / night

£690 - £1000 / week

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from £130 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool in Gulval

Penzance / Gulval

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Kenegie Manor Penthouse has impeccable decor and will appeal to the discerning guest seeking the definitive in comfort and refinement in a popular visitor location, less than 2 miles from Mount's Bay. Shared indoor heated pool, sauna, tennis courts, and Club House.  …see more

from £100 / night

£295 - £1200 / week

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from £100 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool in Kirkby Lonsdale

Cumbria / Kirkby Lonsdale

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Everything you need for a great holiday.” Excellent apartment, clean, spacious and very well equipped. Fantastic view. Starter pack ( milk tea coffee Wine ) very nice touch. Comfy beds,nicely furnished.  …see more

from £116 / night

£396 - £705 / week

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from £116 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse rental

Gwynedd / Tywyn

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“View from the top” Plenty of room for seven, 2 each in doubles and 3 kids in bunk room/single. Massive lounge, decent kitchen (separate washer and dryer plus a dishwasher),superb views. There is wi-fi (password on bottom of modem) for those requiring  …see more

from £88 / night

£499 - £899 / week

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from £88 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Penthouse rental in Penzance

Cornwall / Penzance

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Car not necessary
Poldark was filmed 5 miles from Penzance in the summer of 2014 at Botallack and Levant mines near Pendeen.  …see more

from £170 / night

£620 - £1395 / week

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from £170 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Craster holiday penthouse rental

Alnwick / Craster

4 8 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Fantastic historic property with all the modern comforts for up to 8 people. Excellent access to beaches, castles, historic properties and golf courses. An hours drive to Newcastle and an hour by train to Edinburgh. Total peace and quiet with plenty of outside space.<  …see more

from £300 / night

£1050 / week

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from £300 / night