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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.
“Ms” Cedar cottage was very nicely furnished, with everything you could possibly need. Once the heating was on the cottage warmed up nicely, however, it would have been nicer to arrive at a warm cottage on such a cold day. All in all we had a very nice
“Beautiful charming yet with every mod con” It was absolutely beautiful. the lodge is totally equipped to meet any and every need including those of a dog or a child.
It is sumptuous and cosy and cute yet with modern facilities including a washing ma
I booked Grey Heron Lodge after reading the amazing reviews on trip adviser, I traveled with my two young grandchildren, for a 4 nt break, Emma was thier to answer any question we had from the moment … More
“absolutely fantastic lodge”
Reviewed 9 May 2013
This is by far the best lodge we have stayed in and we have stayed in many!! So many personal touches - we highly recommend!!… More
“Perfect stay in Gorgeous Log Cabin”
Reviewed 9 Jan 2013
WOW what a gorgeous log cabin this is and we cant wait to come back to stay. When you walk in you feel like home from home but with a few extra luxuries. It has a real traditional feel to it and there… More
“Fantastic apartment, great location...we'll be back”
Reviewed 9 Jun 2015
A fantastic apartment in a great location for Croyde Bay, Croyde village and Saunton Sands. The apartment itself is spacious, clean and modern and the hot tub is a nice bonus. We actually thought it… More
“Can't wait to return!”
Reviewed 8 May 2015
We spend several weekends each year in Croyde Bay. This (by far) has been the best holiday rental we've found. The property is spacious and the master bedroom is amazing. All of the fixtures and fitti… More
“Home from Home!”
Reviewed 15 Jul 2015
We had a lovely week at Point View!
The Apartment had everything to offer! Fabulous position within Croyde!
Walking distance to all the bars, restaurants & the beach!
We've stayed in Croyde many … More
“Enjoyable stay at Pebbles” Pebbles is a clean, well-equipped apartment. It is situated in a residential area and only a 10 minute slow walk to Saundersfoot harbour and shops. The damage deposit was refunded almost immediately. We would definitely stay
Pebbles was better than described, brilliant facilities, really comfortable and welcoming.Felt
instantly relaxed and at home, helped by the thoughtfulness of the owners,with whom communication has be… More
Our long weekend at Merlin cottage was very pleasant, the cottage is fitted out to a high standard and was warm and well equipped. The location is excellent being only a couple of minutes walk from t… More
“Idyllic Country Cottage” Slatters Cottage is a perfect picture book character cottage. We had a lovely stay. The owners caters for all needs and the village has many beautiful features. The cottage is in a unique and beautiful setting with very friend
I stayed here with my husband and 3 month old baby and had a wonderful time. The cottage is beautiful and very clean and well equipped. The surrounding area is quiet and peaceful, with an excellent pu… More
“Perfect country retreat”
Reviewed 5 Jan 2013
Slatters cottage is a great little, cosy cottage, It is very clean and very comfortable and we couldn't help but sit mesmerised for hours in front of the wood-burner fire in the lounge. The kitchen ha… More
“Exceeded All Expectations”
Reviewed 19 Jun 2012
Spent a week with wife and daughter and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Cottage was an absolute jewel, well appointed and super cosy. Village and village residents were all very warm and open and helpfu… More
“Beautiful House - Fantastic Holiday Home” This is the best holiday home we have stayed in at Broadstairs and we have been visiting for a long time. A wonderful welcome from Gina and the starter pack of bread, butter, milk etc was greatly appreciated.
“ideally situated for the beach and very considerately maintained”
Reviewed 17 Sep 2012
Fantastic location and a house where there are lots of great finishing touches! The house is very family friendly and is ideal for a week at the beach - our son loved it. Really good local restaurant… More
“Great house in the perfect location”
Reviewed 22 Apr 2015
A lovely house in a very quiet but central loction, with the most helpful and hospitable hosts you are likely to find.… More
“A Broadstairs Gem!”
Reviewed 19 Apr 2015
We had a wonderful and a very comfortable stay at the Shorley Wall. Have no complaints or even suggestions to make. Gina our host was very kind and considerate with all her little touches - from a del… More
A beautiful stone cottage, converted from a traditional barn, with shared indoor swimming pool, outdoor hot tub, indoor children's games room and outdoor play areas. Part of a picturesque, small courtyard of cottages. Ideal for families.
A two-bedroomed character …see more
“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
“Nice house in excellent location” House had everything we needed. Only negatives I can think of are the dishwasher was very noisy and we were a bit short of wardrobe space.
Location was ideal for exploring the Antrim coast. Would definitely recommend
“Great cottage” 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.
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 … More
“Quiet and Tranquil but close to everywhere.”
Reviewed 22 Apr 2012
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
“A great family home, great views and a cool location.” The house is perfect to share with family and friends with lots of individual and sharing space to enjoy. The main living room/kitchen has great views and a spacious balcony with tables and chairs
“Fabulous house, lovely location and stunning views!”
Reviewed 11 Aug 2016
Shellness made my family birthday celebration weekend a most enjoyable and memorable time! The house was lovely and spacious for 4 couples and my 2 grandchildren. The children's bedroom was lovely and… More
The Owls Nest is a cosy well appointed apartment on a (quiet) working farm set in the middle of the Suffolk countryside. We took the bikes and cycled to one of the local pubs for a really good dinner,… More
“Excellent rural property”
Reviewed 9 May 2015
Great place for a couple to stay, quiet but within easy reach of the coast. Friendly owners and clean comfortable accomodation… More
“A great week's break”
Reviewed 25 Feb 2015
We had a lovely relaxing and restful time at Owl's nest, it was perfect for what we needed at that time. The accommodation was beautifully clean and spacious and in lovely surroundings. Thank you very… More
This carefully renovated 18th-century cottage has its own walled terrace and small herb garden, leading to a paddock within a secluded part of the grounds of the owner's home. Scenic local drives/walks overlooking the Vale of Llangollen and the River Dee, with stea …see more
“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
Really well kitted out, lovely house. The upstairs living room was especially great for the big group. Everything needed and stunning location - 360 degree views!… More
Reviewed 2 Nov 2013
Great property, really well appointed with plenty of space, fabulous location and stunning views.
Everything was to hand and the property has a warm and friendly feel.
Just terrific. Highly re… More
Thank you. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again.
“Perfect holiday home”
Reviewed 17 Aug 2015
We stayed at Ings in 2014 and loved it so much that we booked again for the same time this year. Our experience was just as good (see Aug 2014 review). An ideal location, with a 10-minute walk across … More
“Beautiful apartment in a perfect location!” Myself, my partner and my son (12 years) stayed at the Orchards apartment for a week in August, and had a brilliant time. We specifically wanted peace, quiet, scenery and some good walks, and we were absolut
“A wonderful place to stay, fantastic for family celebrations.” I hired this place to celebrate my father's 80th birthday with family and believe we could not have found anywhere better. The property was perfectly maintained containing everything you r
“Fabulous accommodation with a great welcome, it was just perfect.”
Reviewed 27 Jul 2014
This is a fabolous accommodation, great space both inside and out. The gardens are beautiful and private. The bedrooms are well presented, spacious and comfortable. The living areas very homely and th… More
Reviewed 21 Jul 2014
We booked The Grange for my sons Graduation , myself my husband and our 4 children aged 23,21,20 and 17. There was plenty of room and everything you needed was to hand. We all slept well thanks to th… More
“Amazing luxurious home from home”
Reviewed 11 Jun 2014
What a fantastic find! We needed accomodation for 6 adults and 2 children in the Cawthorne area to attend a family wedding. Could not have been better.
We had very good communication from Hilary from… More
“Lovely house” We stayed at 7 St Mary's Terrece over the Easter Hols , 2 families with 3 teenagers and one slightly smaller one . The house is lovely and ideally placed for walking with lots of routes detailed in the visitors book . It was very clean,
When I booked St Mary's Terrace it was to relive some old childhood memories from over 30 years ago that I'd shared with my family and old friends whilst holidaying in North Wales.
I didn't expect in… More
Reviewed 30 Sep 2014
We visited 7 St Mary's Terrace for a week in September to celebrate some special family birthdays. The property is fantastic, beautifully decorated and incredibly well thought out. From the cosy livin… More
“This house is brilliant”
Reviewed 16 Sep 2014
At the risk of not being able to get a booking at 7 St Mary's again, I have to be honest and give this a brilliant review.
The house is beautiful, well decorated, well equipped and in a great locat… More
“Great weekend break” 4th time of staying, we had a great time as always.
We had an issue with the shower,Darcy sorted it out in no time. Nothing is too much trouble, we would highly recommend it. Booked again for new year!
The perfect getaway! Cottage was lovely & set on beautiful grounds. Hot tub was a huge bonus. We will definitely be booking again ASAP! Thank you xx… More
Reviewed 22 Jun 2016
John was a very gracious host...always on hand if you needed anything but equally non-intrusive and his cottage is great.
The place itself is very well appointed, perfectly clean, and surprisingly sp… More
Reviewed 26 Sep 2016
Really love this working farm it's our 2nd visit we took our family this time my daughter stayed in the glamping pods witch she loved and her mother in law in the Shepard's hut which I think we will… More
Welcome to Sealladh na Beinne – our spacious, comfortable and well-appointed holiday apartment for two in a quiet corner within touching distance of the bustling and ever-popular Glencoe area of the Scottish Highlands. This is the perfect location for a break for …see more
“Good, but could be better” Our first big disappointment was that we could not park our car in the designated space. It is one of the narrowest spaces in the car park and was in a corner which made manouvering very, very difficult. Fortunately, Gary
“Fabulous apartment in the heart of Tenby - with parking!”
Reviewed 11 Sep 2012
The Coburg in Tenby is a wonderful modern spacious apartment which has been finished to a high standard. There is wood flooring throughout and has been decorated in a clean white colour with lovely ph… More
Thanks for the review. Just to let you know - it now has Wi-Fi
Reviewed 9 Aug 2012
This apartment is fantastic. Very well equipped, excellent furnishings and plenty of space. The added bonus is the underground car park which is a definite plus in Tenby as parking is a premium! The l… More
“Fantastic location and very clean apartment”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2012
Was extremely impressed with this apartment. It had everything we needed in superb location. The apartment was very modern and immaculatley clean. Would not hesitate in recommending this to friend… More
“Quiet and Cosy” Needed a place to stay whilst visiting my sister who lives about a hundred yards away, so this was perfect for location. The annexe itself was warm, cosy and comfortable. I like peace and quiet and this was indeed both very peaceful
This is just what we were looking for : a quiet retreat yet near enough to places of interest or shops. We have enjoyed most places we have stayed but we have a rather small list of places we would r… More
“perfect romantic break”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2012
beautiful and clean accomadation in a quiet scenic area. The owners were extremly friendly and had provided tea/coffee/towels etc for a perfect romantic break. There is a pub a 3 minute walk from the … More
Reviewed 13 Aug 2012
Loved the cottage; not huge but very comfy. Very small kitchen, but we already knew that, OK for snacks, not for serious cooking. Enjoyed staying opposite the Livery stables with beautiful horses, f… More
“Great place for seaside holiday” I rented this for my brother and his family for a week. I was surprised at how much larger it was, the pictures do not do it justice. The patio is private, not as overlooked as the pictures imply. It was immaculately c
“Fabulous property - everything you could possibly need for a holiday and more!”
Reviewed 25 Feb 2013
We had a wonderful week at Swn Y Tonnau. We stayed for a week with our 3 year old and 11 month old and grandparents also came to stay for a night.
The house is beautifully presented - the bedrooms… More
“Brilliant house rental right on the sea front!”
Reviewed 30 Jul 2012
We were looking for somewhere near the sea... This was on the opposite side of the street that ran alongside the sea front! Absolutely perfect location for what we wanted, our dog was allowed, and our… More
“A Gem of a Holiday” We have just returned from a two week stay at Little Gem and have had a great time. The views were amazing, everything was just as advertised. And the bed was so comfortable. So much to see and do,we would love to come back again ,
Little Gem is a very clean, well equipped apartment. It has a lovely garden with views across Portland Harbour. It takes fifteen minutes to walk into the centre of Weymouth and is a short walk to Ches… More
Thank you for your kind review and leaving the property clean & tidy, much appreciated. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at 'Little Gem' and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
Reviewed 22 Mar 2013
Clean and perfectly kitted out. Great property, great location, great views. If you want to walk a bit, this is for you. Not in the town centre, but a lovely coastal walk gets you there in 30 minute… More
A direct walk into the town centre will take you 20 minutes.
“Beautiful coastal property” My wife and I have just enjoyed a wonderful weeks holiday in Hilllcrest Cottage Cullen. The owners, Selma and Rob, were there to greet us and show us around. They had left us a welcome pack and had also given us flowers, an
Well appointed, great location with fabulous views, superb holiday house. Warm welcome from friendly owners. 300 yards from Co-op, cash machine, pub, chippie, chinese take-away and ice-cream shop.… More
Thanks for taking the time to provide a review of your stay at Hill Crest. We agree Hill Crest is a special home away from home in a great location and still convenient to all the local amenities. We hope to see you again for your next holiday in Cullen!
Selma & Rob
“Outstanding, lovingly maintained cottage with spectacular views of Cullen Bay.”
Reviewed 9 Mar 2015
Beautifully decorated, furnished, well equipped and maintained cottage. The owners go that extra mile to ensure their guests have everything they could possibly need. Lots of nice touches, welcome ba… More
Thank you so much for your wonderful review of your stay at Hill Crest. We would love to have you stay again any time.
Selma & Rob
“The best appointed holiday cottage we've ever had”
Reviewed 18 Jul 2015
This was a really fantastic cottage. The place is wonderful: the sea is down below just outside the front door, or just outside the garden, and most of the rooms have views to it. The garden is deck… More
Thank so very much for reviewing your recent stay at Hill Crest. We do our best to provide a comfortable environment for holidaymakers and are so pleased that our visitors are enjoying the property and all it has to offer. I think having a well stocked kitchen just makes life a little easier when you are trying to prepare a meal in unfamiliar surroundings. Hope to see you again for your next Scottish getaway!
Selma & Rob
“Pleasant cabin amidst similar others with loch view” Pleasant stay with family. Not a huge amount to do for our teenage boys in the area so be prepared to make your own fun. The loch side bistro was good but the sailing school was not obviously open a
I would highly recommend a stay at the Firbush Lodge. It is on the banks of the beautiful Loch Tay with stunning views and surrounded by hills and mountains. The tame ducks keep young children occupie… More
Thank you so much. We are delighted you had a great time and enjoyed everything Firbush and the location has to offer
“Second stay in the best place on earth”
Reviewed 13 Apr 2016
This is our second stay at Firbush Lodge and it was even more amazing than the first.
The Lodge is very well furnished and can easily cope with the four of us and our dog. The rooms are comfortable a… More
Thank you so much for your lovely review. We love it there too and it was so nice to hear that all of you - especially the children had such a good time. We have been going for years and are still finding new things to do. Look forward to welcoming you all back next year!
“Amazing location & cozy lodge”
Reviewed 29 Dec 2015
This lodge is in and amazing location overlooking Loch Tay.
It has everything a family required.
Pleanty of walking right from the door.… More
It is an amazing location - thank you for review. Glad you all had a lovely time and a safe journey home.
“Fabulous cottage and location” Our family of 4 enjoyed 5 nights at Bankside Cottage, Mill Dale, near Alstonfield. The cottage is so charming and well equipped that it's easy to settle in very quickly. From the front door, you can walk in all direction
We stayed for 1 week in the Easter holidays with my 3 children 9/7/5 years old, we had a wonderful week in Bankside cottage set in the heart of the Dales
We had Scenic walks from the doorstep esp… More
Thank you for the lovely review and am so glad you all had a lovely time. Please come again soon.
“Beautiful week in the middle of the Peaks”
Reviewed 8 Apr 2013
Wonderful property, slap bang in the Dovedale Valley.
Characterful and clean property with a magnificent wood-burning fireplace.
Very friendly local kiosk… More
Thank you for your great review please come again soon.
“Lovely relaxing stay, was like home from home!”
Reviewed 24 Jan 2016
Excellent cottage in a really beautiful area surrounded by lovely walks. The cottage was spotless and had everything you needed, really enjoyed sitting in front of the fire at night, nice and cosy. Th… More
Thank you for the lovely review and come again soon.
“Lovely Cottage” Just returned from a short stay in this lovely little cottage. What a great location, in the town of Crickhowell, which has some nice shops all in easy walking distance. Countryside is beautiful with some great walks. We travelled o
“Fabulous family holiday yet again!” This was our 3rd visit to Garrique with our three young children (now 8, 5 and 2). The cottage is perfectly located to explore the beautiful Trossachs and Loch Lomond area as well as being close to all the amenities
We stayed here for a long weekend and it was simply lovely. Despite the traditional dismal Scottish weather, we relaxed by the log burner and chilled out looking at the scenery. We managed a game o… More
Thank you very much for visiting us. It was the worst weekend for weather we have had for a long time, but you always looked as if you were having fun. Great to see the tennis court in use, and to know you explored the woods. Come back soon, Fiona
“Fabulous holiday destination with great hosts.”
Reviewed 20 May 2013
My teenage daughters and I stayed at Garrique Cottage in January 2013. The farmhouse is beautiful with every amenity you could wish for. The scenery is breathtaking and yet you are only 10 - 15 minute… More
“Great Cottage - Stunning Setting”
Reviewed 8 Apr 2013
The cottage was great. Accommodation was clean and just as described. Loved the kitchen/dining/living area. The cottage was lovely and warm and the wood burner great to cosy in front of at night. … More
“Excellent well appointed apartment with great views” I have stayed in many apartments around the world and most are of the one bed, one knife one fork type with a bare minimum and a dodgy wifi service. This apartment on the other hand is excellent. A
Stayed here for 2nd time in 2013. We joined my brother and his wife along with my Mum at the end of their week's stay and then my husband and I stayed on for a wee break after they had flown south wit… More
“Great pre Christmas break in North Berwick”
Reviewed 19 Dec 2013
Decided to have a pre Christmas break by the bracing Firth of Forth which allowed us access to Edinburgh and all its attractions. The apartment was modern and clean: directly opposite the station (so … More
“Peaceful and comfortable with outstanding views”
Reviewed 12 Nov 2013
This was our second stay in the apartment which probably speaks for itself. We were made very welcome and help was only a phone call away. The property contained all we needed and more. The town, shop… More
“Beautiful Homely House” Lovely old house nr the center of the beautiful town of Crieff and in the same area as the Creiff Hydro. The house itself was at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac . Plenty of places to eat and drink and many different kinds of t
“Comfortable and Convenient” This house is extremely clean, very comfortable and well situated, being within an easy walk to the centre and near the huge retail park which made shopping easy. The kitchen is well supplied with utensils and cleaning mate
“Brilliant apartment with lovely decor” I booked this apartment not knowing where it would be. Easy to find, clean and beautiful decor. My boyfriend and I had a brilliant time here and I would like to book this again for a long weekend in Belfast.
“Lovely peaceful location with a stunning surrounding” We stayed at Hobbys Rest over the New Year period and had a wonderful time. The property was immaculate and very cosy. Everything was provided to make our stay relaxing and enjoyable. A particular
Self contained annex that is spacious and clean, set in a beautiful location with everything on your doorstep. A peaceful retreat for a couple who can relax and experience the local area and all it has to offer. …see more
A beautifully presented property with great facilities and in a great location. The owners were very friendly and helpful and made us very welcome at the property. They were available if we needed the… More
Thank you for your great review, so glad you enjoyed the cottage so much and had a lovely stay. I look forward to seeing you again one day.
“Superb accommodation, second to none.”
Reviewed 10 Nov 2014
Marvellous location. Putsborough Sands and Woolacombe Beach within easy walking distance. The Cottage is furnished and decorated to exceptional standards. Good parking. Everything has been thought o… More
Many thanks for your fanastic review, I am so glad you enoyed your stay at the cottage and Putsborough. I do hope we see you again.
“We will be back!”
Reviewed 10 Nov 2014
We very much enjoyed our stay at Putsborough Garden cottage and will certainly return in the near future. The location is outstanding and is just a short walk to a world class beach and pubs! The cott… More
Thanks so much for taking the time to give the cottage your lovely review, so glad you enoughed visiting again and I very much look forward to seeing you again the next time you stay with us.
Surrounded by fields, Cherry Cottage, close to the National Trust village of Lacock is near Bath. A superb location for visiting Stonehenge, Longleat and the Cotswolds. Architect-designed , it has exposed oak beams.Changeover days are FRIDAY and MONDAY …see more