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.
“Unique and Beautifully Appointed Cottage in a Stunning Location” We spent a fabulous weekend at Blue Peris in June 2013 with our two children (aged 2 and 9). This characterful cottaged is beautifully appointed with some unique and quirky elements and
“Fabulous, spacious and central accommodation” Once again enjoyed our annual stay in St Andrews with friends. This was our first time at the Boot Room and would definitely stay here again. It is a spacious, bright and welcoming accommodation. It had ev
“Wonderful Spot” Cottage is as good as it looks in the pictures with great outlook across green fields. It's well equipped and maintained and we would be happy to stay there again. Good location for touring the northern part of Skye
“Incredible cottage with amazing views from every window”
Reviewed 23 Sep 2015
Loved the cottage, we liked how close it was to Portrree yet loved the seclusion/ fact that it was setback on its own outside of town. The kitchen was great and had everything we needed ( really appre… More
“Superb - hope to be back!!”
Reviewed 18 Aug 2014
Wow! What a stunning house - beautifully designed and furnished, and spotlessly clean on arrival. We loved staying here and so did our two girls. Amazing views and a very practical layout made for a… More
“Relax in luxury, peace and tranquility”
Reviewed 10 Apr 2014
The silver birch wood within the grounds of the cottage was great for our 7 and 9 year olds to explore. The surrounding area is beautiful and ideal for running/jogging away from the main road. The cot… More
“Perfect stop-off point” This apartment was perfect for our needs. Lovely to find two singles rather than the usual twin - son/daughter understandably reluctant to share now they are older. Apartment was beautifully clean and had everything we needed
Nice & warm & very friendly owner
Easy to find & nicely located
Will definitely use again… More
A pleasure to have you stay with us Steven and look forward to seeing you again. All the Best for Christmas and the New Year.
Ray and sue
“great stay at viewpoint”
Reviewed 7 Jan 2013
had 2 weeks stay at viewpoint ray was on hand to help out from when i booked early last year,much better than the hotel the year before, able to make food at view point 3 bedrooms and living room.Lots… More
“Great Location and Host”
Reviewed 10 May 2012
excellent communication, very friendly, very nice location and views, easy to find, newly furnished and decorated, to great standard the only thing was the skylight didnt have a blind on but was nice … More
“Excellent accommodation in stunning surroundings” 6 of us and the dog stayed in Lochside Lodge for 3 nights in April. The Lodge is beautifully decorated, spotlessly clean and the views from the huge lounge windows are absolutely fantastic - mountains
We have stayed at Lochside Lodge twice now and both times it has been great!
The first time we went for a quiet weekend away and loved it so much that we booked for a full week here when my fiancé… More
“Beautiful lodge, stunning views and a great location.”
Reviewed 10 Nov 2013
Highly recommended. Scrupulously clean, tastefully decorated in Scottish style this lodge was a great find. Great restaurants nearby and loads to do, you'll never get bored, whether your relaxing and… More
Reviewed 8 Nov 2013
It was our first time at Lochside Lodge. We took our Springer Spaniel with us for a holiday.
The lodge is amazing. It is huge and really beautiful. There is plenty of room inside and it is really wel… More
LUXURY 5* barn. Framlingham. PRIVATE HOT TUB +Parking. WOODBURNER. Half an acre of garden. Superkingsize bed. Roll top bath. Shower. Bespoke kitchen. Tennis Court. Stylish decor. Underfloor heating thoughout. 37"TV. Blu-Ray/DVD player. Ipod dock. SMEG fridge/fre …see more
“Top Notch Malverns Retreat” Have to highly recommend this apartment which is located in a quiet, tranquil setting and is high quality. Modern, clean, comfortable and well kitted out, this is a perfect retreat from which to explore this beautiful area.
Beautiful relaxing apartment close to wonderful walks with all you need for the weekend catered for. Owners welcome superb, cosy and comfy.… More
“Immaculate, modern apartment”
Reviewed 27 Aug 2014
Amazing apartment, very comfortable with views to die for. My daughter was playing Cricket at The Downs Prep School only 8mins drive away, so was perfect for us. We tried one of the short walks in th… More
“Modern, well equipped, comfy apartment.”
Reviewed 4 Oct 2013
Simply an excellent place to stay. Convenient for walking the hills, for touring a beautiful part of the UK and lovely when returning, to have a warm, well equipped, apartment in which to relax.… More
“Great short break” I stayed here with my husband & 11 month old baby for 3 nights & it was great. The owner was v helpful prior to our stay & let us check-in early & leave late which was much appreciated.
The cottage is v well equipped with things
“fantastic retreat” A truly outstanding place.Wondeful views over the estuary from almost every window. The owners were great and gave us tips on where to eat etc as well as providing us with wine and cake!!. Soo peaceful! With the availability of usin
This is without doubt the best self catering property we have ever stayed in! Spotlessly clean and beautifully furnished. Fabulous location. Wonderful wildlife and great area for walking. Many thanks … More
Thanks for that lovely review and look forward to seeing you again soon.
“Outstanding country escape”
Reviewed 10 Jan 2012
We searched the dictionary to come up with the best word to describe our short stay at the Lodge: IDYLLIC is the best description we can apply. The Lodge is an ideal country getaway. The hours will go… More
Thanks for that lovely review and look forward to seeing you again soon.
“Silence is Golden”
Reviewed 17 Sep 2011
What an amazing place in an amazing location. The Lodge is superbly equipped and we couldnt have wanted for anything more. The views are simply stunning and waking up in such a comfy bed and being abl… More
Thanks for that lovely review and look forward to seeing you again soon.
5 star self-catering for couples on the beautiful Isle of Harris. Overlooking a sea loch perfect for a relaxing, romantic break. With sauna, cinema room, multi-room music system, ideal for staying in as well as exploring. …see more
“Lovely location, comfortable house” We stayed at Burnbrae over Christmas. Allan provided a lovely decorated tree, and there was a delicious cake waiting for us when we arrived. The house is warm and comfortable, and in a stunning location, which is co
“Lovely cottage in a friendly village in a beautiful part of our country.” This cottage is spacious, comfortable, a little quirky and very well equipped. We stayed for New Year, with some other friends staying nearby in another holiday cottage. On comp
We stayed at Weavers for 4 nights in total during October. Firstly, the house is kitted out with everything you'd need for self-catering. We arrived late Friday evening and the lights and heating were… More
“Great place, would definitely recommend for couples of small group of friends”
Reviewed 22 Nov 2011
Really cozy cottage with a full kitchen, 2 bedrooms, a bathroom and 2 loos. Well laid out outside space - terraced garden with multiple levels. The cottage was clean, the linens were fresh and the pla… More
“A cottage of charm and character right in the pretty village centre”
Reviewed 23 Jun 2011
This charming cottage has a great location in a pretty village and is a gentle stroll to The Barley Mow pub which we would recommend for food. The kitchen is well equipped and it is comfortably furn… More
“Lovely Cottage, ideal location.” We stayed for 3 nights with our dog , the location was ideal for exploring, cottage was very clean and comfy and having the Forest at the bottom of the garden was amazing.
Bourton-on-the-Water / Kineton, Bourton on the Water
2 4 Min stay varies
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Car not necessary
“Most memorable and perfect stays we've ever had!” If you are looking for somewhere beautiful, peaceful, and perfectly located close to a wealth of quaint views and villages then look no further. Lavender Cottage offers you this and so much more, and i
“Excellent location ,excellent cottage and facilities”
Reviewed 8 Jun 2015
This cottage is a minutes walk from the river and the village. A real home from home everything you need is provided and all to the highest standard and quality . The peaceful garden is perfect for a … More
I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay and the peaceful, yet central, location of Lavender Cottage. We'd love to welcome you again. Thank you for sharing your experience.
“A Beautiful Cottage made us feel like locals”
Reviewed 3 May 2015
We used this charming cottage as our Cotwolds base for 5 nights. Hilary provides a lovely welcome of wine, bread, fruit etc so that we felt at home straight away. There are plenty of other essentials … More
Thank you for posting this review. I'm pleased that you enjoyed the cottage and the area.
“Lovely cottage - perfect for a family”
Reviewed 13 Apr 2015
We stayed in Lavender Cottage for 2 nights in April, a family of four with two young children. The cottage was a real home from home, just perfect for our needs - cosy, full of character, nicely furni… More
I'm pleased that you all enjoyed your stay and I appreciate you taking the time to post this lovely review. I'm glad that the Welcome Pack was suitable for you.
“A perfect base for what was a wonderful long weekend.” Superb accommodation. Warm and cosy. Very clean. Well equipped. Brilliant location. 2 great pubs and 1 hotel restaurant minutes away by foot. Easy walk to Bakewell with its great shops and numerou
The Old Bakery is a lovely cottage with everything we needed for a perfect week in a beautiful part of Derbyshire. Fully equipped and very clean it was all we like in a holiday cottage especially giv… More
Thank you for the kind review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Old Bakery Cottage and our village, Ashford-in-the-Water. We look forward to being able to welcome you again soon. Regards, LF
“A cosy, comfortable and well equipped cottage in a lovely location.”
Reviewed 10 Jan 2016
We really enjoyed our three nights in this cottage. It had everything we needed for our stay, including a very efficient central heating system, gas fire, gorgeous bathroom with a drench shower, comfy… More
Thank you so much for the great review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed the Old Bakery Cottage and the Peaks. We thank you again for choosing our cottage and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Regards, LF
“Nice to return to, at the end of the day”
Reviewed 22 Nov 2015
A lovely snug, cosy, cottage, but with plenty of space. Upstairs there are two genuinely double bedrooms, with comfortable beds, and nice quilts. The bathroom is very well appointed, and spacious - id… More
Its great that you enjoyed your stay at the Old Bakery Cottage. Thank you for the feedback regarding our John Lewis sofas and the TV. We agree they are very comfy, the only available place for the TV is on the wall above our fireplace, note the TV is also on a fully swivled bracket and so can be angled to anywhere in the room. Thanks again for choosing our cottage and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Regards, LF
“Fantastic apartment in a stunning location” We were met upon our arrival by the caretaker and he very kindly provided a tour of the resort facilities and the apartment itself. The apartment is exceptionally well appointed and more than lived up to ou
Stayed for 1 week during Easter holidays. The Abbey is a wonderful place and has been thoughtfully restored. Pool opened towards the end of our stay and offers swimming, steam room and sauna and n… More
“Luxury at an affordable price”
Reviewed 14 Sep 2012
i have never been to this area of Scotland before so to be placed right by the side of the most famous Loch was areal good start and bonus. The appartment was of a very high standard, both inside and … More
FREE WiFi An impressive spacious ultra modern lodge with incredable partial lake Views, Situated on a 5* award winning leisure village. A large TV with built in freeview + DVD. Ensuite showeroom and a family bathroom, Leather sofas. Large wrap around decking area.BBQ& …see more
Green Cottage is for all seasons. If it's cold, light the fires and cosy up playing games. If it's hot & sunny, enjoy the huge garden & patio whilst lighting up the BBQ. Great Rissington is in the heart of the Cotswolds, so there is lots of sightseeing …see more
“This is a beautiful apartment in a lovely location. The jacuzzi bath is particularly lovely!!” I would recommend this apartment to anyone who is staying away from home. The apartment is modern and spotlessly clean. The bed is comfortable and there
“Comfortable, well-appointed apartment in good situation for exploring West Fermanagh and around.”
Reviewed 18 Aug 2012
We were very happy with this spacious and well-apponted apartment in Belcoo. It is in a very nice situation with views down to Lough MacNean and is a good base for exploring West Fermanagh. Enniskille… More
“Gorgeous apartment in Belcoo”
Reviewed 2 Aug 2012
We stayed in this apartment in Belcoo for a weekend in July. The apartment was beautiful and very clean. It was just what we wanted. Very quiet little village and all the attractions and sites with… More
“Great Apartment in Belcoo”
Reviewed 29 Dec 2016
Excellent apartment in the centre of Belcoo. Very clean and very well finished off. Could easily spend a week in this aparment and use it as a base for exploring the North West.… More
“A little Gem, in Forest of Dean” This little Barn conversion has been finished to a very high standard, it's owners keep it beautifully, we were 4 OAP's and 2 dogs, and had a wonderful short break. The view from the patio certainly had the Wow factor.
Booking was easy and response fast.
Woodland barn was very good, very well presented and clean.
The views where to die for overlooking the valley and river seven.
Plenty to do in the local area and… More
“Would love to stay again!”
Reviewed 27 Dec 2016
We had an amazing Christmas staying at Woodland barn, the cottage is very modern with all the appliances you would need. We arrived to lovely welcome gifts and the cottage was beautifully decorated wi… More
Thank you for the lovely review. We hope that we can welcome you again sometime.
“Beautiful location, outstanding accommodation”
Reviewed 31 Jan 2012
My partner and I stayed in this charming cottage last summer, It was not our first time in the area; we love it so much we regularly visit.
The Forest of Dean is an exceptionally beautiful area of … More
“Perfect comfortable stay” We have stayed here now for 3 holidays and we return because of the comfort, warmth and cosiness of this lovely cottage in the South Lakes. The cottage a great balance for us of traditional character with modern comfort and t
This lovely cosy cottage was a pleasure to visit. The Kitchen was very well equipped with everything you could wish for. It is in a nice central area with two nearby pubs .TThe beds in the twin room … More
We are really pleased that you enjoyed your holiday at the Cottage. Thank you for your feedback as we appreciate the time and effort that goes into uploading any comments. The beds are actually very new so we will certainly look into your comments further to make sure that every guest gets a good nights sleep.
We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
“Perfect getaway” Lovely, quirky little hut with everything you need. My girlfriend and I had an excellent weekend exploring the local villages and walking in the hills. There's a folder with local walks and its located within a short drive from most o
I have recently returned from a 2 night stay in the Old Dairy Shepherd's Hut and it was absolutely incredible. It is a perfect place to escape to if you need a break from the hustle and bustle of ever… More
“Cosy Couple Of Nights!”
Reviewed 27 Nov 2016
The shepherds hut was lovely and cosy and have done brilliantly with the space which is on offer. The best part is of course the Hot Tub which was all ready as soon as we got there! Highly recommend a… More
Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Really sorry you found the chlorine concentration uncomfortable. We do adhere to strict pH levels in all our hot tubs which are tested regularly so we will investigate as to why you found this.
“Fantastic 4 night stay!”
Reviewed 15 Oct 2016
Me, my boyfriend and our dog stayed in the shepherds hut for 4 nights! The arrival was easy and we were greeted and told that the hot tub and heating were on ready to go and we were to let ourselves i… More
“Very relaxing away from the rat race” On the 14th Dec 12 my wife Kate and I arrived at Kibble Mill Mock Tree Barns For Xmas and the new year, and what a delightful place it is our host Clive and Cynthia Prior are very friendly helpful, and make you v
“Excellent stay, beautiful place!” We had a wonderful time in this idillic cottage. The cottage was well stocked with amenities (a special mention for the lovely radox bubble bath!) and had great facilities. Beautiful surroundings and lots to do. Villa
Lovely little cottage hoping to stay there in January again, well kept and nice and cosy to come back to after days out walking !… More
Reviewed 25 Sep 2016
Amazing place to stay, beautiful views, homely cottage, which is clean, tidy, well equipped .
There is a well stocked village store.
Ravenglass railway runs just down the road from the cottage.
“Charming private well equipped cottage close to pubs, shop and a great base for exploring the Lake District.”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2013
The Orchards Coach House has been tastefully renovated and equipped to provide comfortable, spacious self catering accommodation with a modern and functional kitchen. Parking is next to the entry door… More
Sleeps 2. Spacious, four-star, one bedroom apartment in the vaulted top floor of the old monastery, with huge arched stone mullioned windows.<br />Views in three directions with every window offering sensational views overlooking Loch Ness …see more
“Lovely, well appointed flat close to the beach” We have just come back from a lovely stay in Croyde at 4 Point view. The flat is very well appointed, clean and has everything you could need for your stay. We had a toddler with us and felt the flat was
A stunning apartment in Croyde, we had an amazing stay, perfect for a group of friends who fancy a get together. Great location within minutes from the beach and the thatch pub is a must for drinks a… More
“Fabulous apartment in a fantastic location”
Reviewed 30 Oct 2013
This is a fabulous apartment in a fantastic location approx. 50 yrds to the beach entrance. The apartment is modern, stylish, clean and very spacious and is well equipped with every requirement. Wood… More
“A perfect place to stay”
Reviewed 12 Jul 2015
Modern, spacious and the perfect place for what turned out to be a perfect holiday.
The beach is just two minutes stroll away while 10 minutes in the other direction and you you are at restaurants an… More
“Luxurious beach house by beautiful beach” Coriander Beach House is a stunning 5* large family house with extremely spacious accommodation in a quiet beachside village. It is contemporary and beautifully furnished being both modern and comfortable. T
“Second time back to Coriander - Perfect in every way!”
Reviewed 2 Nov 2015
This was our second visit to Coriander Beach House. This time for the family to come together to celebrate my grandmother's 80th birthday.
The house has absolutely everything you need and we were … More
“A great family weekend in a beautiful, well appointed and spacious family friendly house”
Reviewed 8 Mar 2016
The service we received from the owner and house manager could not be faulted. Coriander Beach House is a stunning, large family house. Extremely spacious accommodation for our party comprising 6 adu… More
Thank you Sheila, we would love to have you return in the future.
“hidden gem” Lovely house tucked away off the main road, nice and quiet. Some nice little touches such as the cream tea left for us ( very nice! ) Not far from loads of great beaches. Would recommend it to anyone, perfect family holiday.
We used the house to celebrate christmas with family traveling to the UK from all over the world. The house was in a great location: very near the beach: which our dog loved! The house was well equipp… More
“Lovely house, lovely location.” House was very well presented and the welcome basket was such a lovely touch. The house was ideal for our holiday, it was very comfortable and had everything we could need. Would stay here again and would recommend to m
The Hideaway is a wonderful 4 bedroom pet friendly, front line beach house with exceptional views over and direct access onto the beach from its secure garden. The property has been refurbished within the last 4 years to include a new kitchen/breakfast room, bathroom an …see more
Located within the beautiful village of Edzell with just 700 inhabitants, Oakbank is the only 4* self-catering property in Edzell and offers a real home from home! The village has all the amenities a holiday maker can wish for. A superb golf course is within walking di …see more
“Great holiday cottage, in ideal location” The cottage was very comfortable and clean with everything we needed for a relaxing week away. The Gower and mumbles are about half an hours drive. Burry Port is a lovely little town with plenty of shops, pub
“Cosy cottage in a beautiful location” Lovely and comfortable little cottage overlooking the Forest of Dean.
We really liked the location, easy to get to but away from it all. Nice secluded place with unspoilt views and access to paths and walkin
This has been one of my most favourite places to stay so far. The website pictures are exactly as they state and so is the promised peace and quiet. Listening to the owls in the forest late at night… More
Yes we like listening to the owls and enjoy all the wildlife around here and it is great to be able to share it with others who appreciate it too
Reviewed 19 Nov 2012
Lovely cosy cottage, exactly what I was hoping it would be! beautiful views with stunning walks nearby. The cottage came with everything we needed, the logs and firelighters and the refreshments provi… More
Glad you loved the ammenities as much as the cottage. Thank you.
“Regret we coudn't have stayed for longer”
Reviewed 21 Oct 2012
One of the easiest cottages we have ever had to book and one of the nicest , delightful owners . The cottage is in a peaceful location with wonderful views and it was spotlessly clean. Regret we coul… More
Thank you for your very positive comments we are so pleased that you loved the cottage as much as we do.
“Lovely new year stay” Absolutely gorgeous cottage, very cosy and comfortable. We were a mixed party of 6 adults ranging in age from late 20s to mid 80s - there to celebrate the new year. Found it really suitable for our disabled elderly person as it
“Log cabin hideaway” Good things come in small packages definitely applies to Bluebell Cottage. You will feel like you are in the swiss alps in this mountain hideaway, surrounded by the owners' 10 acre gardens and woodland, and with fantastic views tha
Beautiful scenery surrounds this conveniently located, well equipped cottage.
We will be back :-)
Many thanks, Emma… More
“So much to offer!”
Reviewed 31 May 2015
This was our first trip to North Wales and we found Bluebell Cottage our perfect base. The cottage is well equipped, comfy and surrounded by fantastic views. We daily spent time watching the squirrels… More
“Comfortable peace and quiet, beautiful views.”
Reviewed 22 Jul 2014
Bluebell cottage was a lovely find, booked for my partners birthday as a surprise which did not disappoint. The cottage was cosy and comfortable, we really relaxed in the peace and quiet there. Sylvia… More
Thank you for such a lovely review and really pleased you had a relaxing time and enjoyed your stay.
Very best wishes
“Fantastic, spacious accommodation in a beautiful setting.” The house is fitted out to a very high standard and it was great to find a place that toiletries already on hand. We had some great walks straight out of the house and features like freesat a
Loved our weekend break with my extended faimily for my mothers 70th. There were 15 of us in total and the house was perfect. The facilities were superb and the home had everything you need. We too… More
“Big modern beautiful house, equipped with everything!”
Reviewed 28 Jul 2016
Our extended family, including five young children, stayed at Rathad for five days. It is a spacious, modern, beautiful house, environmentally friendly, with a balcony with a view of the nearby loch.… More
“Fabulous in every way”
Reviewed 4 Aug 2014
We booked the lodge for a week to act as a base for a family wedding in Strathpeffer. What an excellent choice. From the very first contact with the owners everything was well organised and hassle fre… More
“Cottages and B & B of high quality” Whilst this review refers to "The Swallows" we have also stayed in "The Robin" and enjoyed a bed and breakfast room in Barbara and Alan's House. We have been delighted with the quality and standards of accommodatio
Had a fantastic time staying at the Swallows. The hosts are very helpful and friendly and could not do enough to help. Being close to the reservoir reserve made for some nice family walks. The cottage… More
Reviewed 1 Nov 2016
Fantastic cottage - very well equipped and homely. Barbara was very welcoming and the welcome cake, milk and wine was much appreciated - we would highly recommend - very good location. Thank you.… More
Thank you Tracy. So glad you enjoyed your stay, and hope you will come again. Barbara
“Idyllic yet convenient setting, warm welcome and cosy cottage” We stayed for four nights at Little Mistletoe and received a warm welcome upon arrival by Diane. The cottage is in a rural setting but was really easy to find being just 10 minutes from th