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After something a bit different for your next rural retreat?Take a break from the norm with our range of quirky holiday accommodation. We’ve got the lot: rustic shepherd huts, cute caravans, glorious converted chapels, unique cottages and more.



Whether you want to lose yourself deep in the countryside in a cosy log cabin, bed down in a peaceful poolside windmill or take in the sea views from one of our off-beat coastal lets, we can help make your escape to the country truly extraordinary.



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195 Holiday homes

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(5) Excellent 

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Holiday log cabin in Vranov

Pilsen Region / Vranov

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Brilliand and Beautiful” Such a great week away with the family! The hosts were amazingly accommodating and helpful with whatever we needed during our stay. We had lovely evenings spent in the barbecue hut by the fire, with games to play and dvds to w  …see more

from £32 / night

£216 / week

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from £32 / night

(9) Excellent 

24

Holiday riad accommodation

Essaouira / Ancient Medina

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly

from £80 / night

£500 - £840 / week

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from £80 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday manor house in Meneac

Morbihan / Meneac

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £100 / night

£700 / week

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from £100 / night

(13) Excellent 

12

Skelwith Bridge holiday log cabin rental

Lake District / Skelwith Bridge

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Mr” Great location for access to the fells, valley walks and wanderings through the woods. Log cabin was very clean, warm and good specification. Highly recommended.  …see more

from £43 / night

£300 - £600 / week

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from £43 / night

(40) Excellent 

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Holiday caravan/mobile home rental

East Riding of Yorkshire / Patrington

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Child friendly
“Great hideaway” What an amazing, relaxing break. My partner and I recently stayed at pear tree lodge for the first time. From the moment we got there we felt spoilt, Louise and her husband Stephen are absoloutly lovely and made us feel very welcome.  …see more

from £80 / night

£535 - £1145 / week

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from £80 / night

(2) Excellent 

30

Holiday log cabin with shared pool in Pemuteran

Gerokgak / Pemuteran

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A hidden pearl” This is a perfect place for people who likes to experience places that are autentic and want to experience the real Bali. We stayed in a fantastic cottage with outdoor bathroom with the most beautiful view. Imagine how fantastic it is  …see more

from £52 / night

£363 / week

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from £52 / night

(5) Excellent 

10

Loch Awe holiday caravan/mobile home rental

Argyll and Bute / Loch Awe

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL,VIEWS SPECTACULAR.” Myself,hubby and 7yr old boy ,Jake the dog stayed at Memorial Caravan for a week we had amazing time, views are beautiful.We went fishing, walks and trips into Oban which is not to far away.Caravan was clean, c  …see more

from £45 / night

£250 - £350 / week

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from £45 / night

(1) Excellent 

24

Ski chalet in Vallandry

Vallandry / Vallandry

9 18 7 nights min

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • 7 nights min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £413 / night

£2888 - £8492 / week

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from £413 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday log cabin in Tattershall

Lincolnshire / Tattershall

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 42 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great place to visit” The garden makes this lodge without a doubt. Rain or shine, night or day we were out in it. The view is fabulous and you can't really see or hear neighbours of it felt idyllic. The lodge itself was lovely, the only problem we had  …see more

from £120 / night

£350 - £950 / week

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from £120 / night

(34) Excellent 

23

Holiday converted chapel rental

Stroud / Slad

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

from £184 / night

£1055 - £2675 / week

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from £184 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Log cabin letting in Tattershall with shared pool, golf nearby

Tattershall / Tattershall Lakes Country Park

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool

from £90 / night

£390 - £860 / week

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from £90 / night

(16) Excellent 

10

Holiday caravan/mobile home in Dornoch

Caithness and Sutherland / Dornoch

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“ANOTHER GREAT HOLIDAY!” This is our second time staying here, had another fantastic stay and weather was in fact glorious! :)  …see more

from £60 / night

£395 - £590 / week

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from £60 / night

(9) Excellent 

28

Holiday chateau rental

Haute-Garonne / Aurignac

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets

from £208 / night

£1450 - £1850 / week

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from £208 / night

(13) Excellent 

15

Holiday log cabin with shared pool in Borwick

Lake District / Borwick

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
“Mr” Excellent location. Very clean and comfortable good view to the lakeside . Close to all good areas like blackpool and windermare also supermarket nearby. I would like to come back again.  …see more

from £65 / night

£325 - £600 / week

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from £65 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday log cabin in Offenham

Evesham / Offenham

3 7 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 150 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Spacious comfortable accommodation” Well-equipped , comfortable with a spacious lounge area. The central heating was very effective and we were very cosy on one of the coldest weekends. The location was very convenient for visiting the Cotswolds an  …see more

from £75 / night

£500 / week

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from £75 / night

(25) Excellent 

69

Brasov ski chalet rental

Brasov County / Brasov

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Fantastic log home with spectacular views” This is a lovely log home, very warm, cosy and homely. Extremely well fitted and suitable for any age range but not for anyone with mobility problems. We were a group of 7 adults and spent Christmas there, u  …see more

from £113 / night

£690 - £1414 / week

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from £113 / night

20

Castle rental in Stia

Province of Arezzo / Stia

1 2 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

from £52 / night

£324 - £345 / week

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from £52 / night

(8) Excellent 

28

Holiday log cabin rental

Evesham / Offenham

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 150 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Peace and quiet !” Very spacious lodge, clean and well equipped. Nice touch with the welcome pack of tea,coffee,sugar and even cake and biscuits - much appreciated after long journey. Really nice welcome on arrival. Lodge was in easy reach for sightse  …see more

from £65 / night

£430 - £550 / week

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from £65 / night

(1) Excellent 

18

Vosges / Gerardmer

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Ski

from £52 / night

£363 - £449 / week

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from £52 / night

(5) Very Good 

12

Province of Trento / Molveno

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Ski

from £82 / night

£518 - £1313 / week

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from £82 / night

(3) Very Good 

12

Aisne / Suzy

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £69 / night

£387 - £477 / week

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from £69 / night

(4) Excellent 

24

Holiday log cabin in Banff

Aberdeenshire / Banff

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly

from £100 / night

£475 - £750 / week

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from £100 / night

(4) Excellent 

18

Holiday manor house in Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet

Manche / Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“What a wonderful garden!” We have just returned from a very enjoyable stay at La Roseraie. We travelled with friends who have small children. The house was perfect for them, a huge bedroom full of toys (they were boys) and they just loved the garden,  …see more

from £125 / night

£725 - £775 / week

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from £125 / night

(11) Very Good 

20

Ski chalet in Dienten am Hochkönig

Salzburg Region / Dienten am Hochkönig

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £135 / night

£944 - £2238 / week

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from £135 / night

(6) Excellent 

29

Holiday log cabin in Offenham

Evesham / Offenham

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 150 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £65 / night

£430 / week

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from £65 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Zakopane ski chalet rental

Lesser Poland Province / Zakopane

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £70 / night

£490 / week

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from £70 / night

(15) Excellent 

25

Holiday watermill in Melle

Melle / Paizay-le-Tort

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely accommodation, beautiful weather and ideal location.” Thankyou for a lovely visit. Not only were we incredibly lucky with the weather, we also found an absolute gem in staying at the old mill. It has been renovated beautifully and offered every  …see more

from £100 / night

£495 - £1295 / week

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from £100 / night

(8) Excellent 

15

Chatel ski chalet rental

Chatel / Chappelle d'Abondance

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £229 / night

£1600 - £1800 / week

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from £229 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday trullo in Alberobello

Province of Bari / Alberobello

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £150 / night

£1050 - £2100 / week

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from £150 / night

31

Castle accommodation in Neuille with swimming pool, golf nearby

Maine et Loire / Neuille

6 16 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £559 / night

£2366 - £3571 / week

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from £559 / night

(40) Excellent 

5

Province of Catania / Milo

10 23 7 nights min

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 23
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets

from £44 / night

£302 / week

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from £44 / night

(8) Excellent 

20

La Guajira Department / Palomino

5 10 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £104 / night

£725 / week

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from £104 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday caravan/mobile home in Tenby

Pembrokeshire / Tenby

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £70 / night

£450 - £735 / week

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from £70 / night

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Savoie / Peisey-Vallandry

3 9 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £108 / night

£492 - £1966 / week

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from £108 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Manche / Periers

4 11 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly

from £82 / night

£410 - £919 / week

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from £82 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Vallandry ski chalet rental

Vallandry / Vallandry

6 14 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 nights min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £148 / night

£1035 - £5686 / week

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from £148 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Huntly holiday log cabin rental

Aberdeenshire / Huntly

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £100 / night

£450 - £650 / week

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from £100 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday log cabin letting

Plitvice Lakes National Park / Rakovica

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Mrs” Fabulous accommodation in a lovely quiet area, within walking distance of 2 restaurants and a supermarket.  …see more

from £138 / night

£966 - £2414 / week

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from £138 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday cave house in Urgup

Cappadocia / Urgup

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets

from £35 / night

£216 / week

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from £35 / night

(157) Very Good 

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Holiday houseboat in Alappuzha

Kerala / Alappuzha

4 12 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
“Absolute value for money..!!!” We were a gang of 12 and we absolutely enjoyed our cruise in the houseboat. The houseboat was extremely clean and the staff was very courteous and very helpful and friendly. We were taken for a thoroughly relaxing cruise  …see more

from £244 / night

£1440 / week

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from £244 / night

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