Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 30 km; Not suitable for children;
Unusual romantic retreats for 2 people - offering peace, tranquility and beautiful elevated views across the River Tamar. Ideal for honeymoons, wedding anniversaries (especially 10th which is "Tin"!), birthdays or just as a cosy hideaway to get away from it all. You wil …see more
Stayed for a weekend in The Count House, really cosy and comfy, complete with Christmas tree. Great to drink tea in the morning and look out over the river Tamar. Wonderful location for a pre-Christ… More
Thank you for your Trip Advisor review. We're delighted that you had anther enjoyable birthday at Okel Tor and look forward to welcoming you back!
“Natural Beauty and Pure Relaxation at its best”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2015
The peace and tranquility that we experienced at Okel Tor far exceeded our expectation.
All of our needs were catered for in a comfortable and understated manner, which is a reflection of Nick, the o… More
Thank you for your review of The Count House. We're delighted to hear that the cottage exceeded your expectations, you felt welcome and comfortable and enjoyed the local walks and pubs. We hope to see you again!
“The best Birthday .... EVER!!”
Reviewed 7 Jan 2014
We stayed in The Smithy just before Christmas for my birthday and absolutely loved it. We arrived in the dark and woke up the next morning to a view of the mist over the Tamar Valley which was specta… More
Thank you for your Trip Advisor review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your birthday so much! We look forward to welcoming you back in December 2014!
Thurlestone is the epitome of a south Devon village with its picturesque stone and thatched cottages, medieval church and 16th century inn. It lies sleepily just above the great sweep of Bigbury Bay surrounded by the hills and fields of the glorious South Hams.The cotta …see more
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Near the county capital of Truro, you will find this quintessential Cornish cottage in a quiet lane, within …see more
“What a great find – Waterlily cottage is stylish and comfortable in every way”
Reviewed 15 Feb 2014
What a great find – Waterlily cottage is stylish and comfortable in every way. Lots of thoughtful touches to make guests feel at home, including scrummy cupcakes / tea, coffee and milk on arrival, … More
I am so glad you had such a great holiday and thank you for your lovely comments. Another great multi-use trail you may like to try on your next visit to Cornwall is The Camel Trail, which provides access to the beautiful Cornish countryside along a disused railway line between Bodmin, Wadebridge and Padstow. Enjoy!
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
The ideal venue for a large group or family gathering!
Featured here are all 8 of the individual properties that together form the estate at Cannington Grange - when booked together they can sleep up to 44 people plus cots.
Each property can be booked individually or …see more
Birchcroft nestles in 1 acre of woodlands but is only 5 miles from the golden sandy beaches of Bournemouth with cinemas, nightclubs and great shopping. Picturesque Christchurch, the New Forest, National Trust properties of Brownsea Island, Kingston Lacey, Corfe Castle a …see more
“Extremely helpful owner and assistant. Beautiful house”
Reviewed 20 Jun 2012
before our stay I spoke to Sonia on a number of occasions regarding my husband who is in a wheelchair. I can only say I have never had such good service regarding the information given for a disabled… More
“Comfortable to All”
Reviewed 30 Apr 2012
This property was homely, relaxing and comfortable.
acccessible for parents and with twin bedroom with ensuite they felt they they could manage the facilities provided… More
Thank you. This couple brought their elderly parents with them and are referring to the fact that the parents found the downstairs twin en suite room and other equipment very good for their needs. We have a level M2 accessibility award [partial wheelchair user] from VisitBritain of which we are very proud.
Situated on the outskirts of the small town of Chudleigh with beautiful rural views, close to the pub and shops. Sleeps 4 plus a double sofa bed.
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A newly refurbished second floor, dog friendly apartment set within a converted Granary of an old 600 year old …see more
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Manor Farm House is available for exclusive use for wedding parties, family celebrations and Hen weekends. We are located in this gorgeous Manor House in the tranquil setting of the conservation village of Norton St Philip. Fabulous pubs within minutes' walk. If yo …see more
Our 19th Century converted self-catering barn has reversed accommodation to maximise the natural sunlight and stunning views from the first floor.Middle Lanherne Barn is equipped to the highest standards with the finest bed linen, bathrobes and towels and the toiletries …see more
We stayed at the barn as a large family with ages from 1-78. All of whom were very impressed. A completely lovely setting with everything you could wish for to enable you to thoroughly enjoy the Cornw… More
Thank you so much! We are so glad you all enjoyed yourselves and our barn and look forward to welcoming you back very soon! xxx
“Fantastic barn, in a peaceful spot with easy access to the best of Cornwall”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2012
We stayed at The Barn during the 1st week of July and despite the rain, we had the most relaxing break.
The barn is well kitted out. Great to be able to purchase local produce and take it back to … More
Thank you so much for this review, it was great to meet you and I throughly enjoyed our horse ride together! x
“Best home from home”
Reviewed 11 Jun 2012
If you want peace and calm in a beautiful place with all places accessible by car, not too far away this is perfect. Its totally set up for a family with children of all ages and Michelle and Darren a… More
Thank you so much for your review - we are really looking forward to seeing you all again next year! x
A luxury single storey two bedroom barn conversion with fully equipped kitchen/lounge area and a log burner for cosy nights in. Glorious rural views over the surrounding countryside, private gardens and furnished patio with barbecue and outdoor Hot Tub. Ample parking an …see more
I booked this cottage for my boyfriends birthday and as a little treat for me too and I wouldn't have changed any of it for the world! We stayed in the cottage for just a few days and had an amazing t… More
A peaceful retreat, great for traditional family holidays by the sea, with a fantastic rock-pooling beach just yards away, and easy access to the sandy beaches at Weymouth. The house has three large bedrooms, and the lounge has a snooker table and lots of books and game …see more
We had a wonderful holiday, I just loved sitting watching the sea, we had some nice trips out, there was so much to do, the children enjoyed fossil hunting on the beach and exploring the rock pools, … More
“Lovely location and accommodating owners”
Reviewed 26 Jun 2014
Trying to find something for a large single sex group of friends who wanted a trip away to the coast proved nearly impossible until we found Waterson. Richard and Paula were very accommodating and und… More
“Superb location, fantastic property”
Reviewed 28 May 2014
I booked this property for myself and a group of 6 friends to enjoy some much needed relaxation time. The property itself is superb, offering plenty of space for 7 fairly large guys. The kitchen and l… More
Not suitable for children; Car advised; Pet friendly;
A cool one bedroom barn conversion in the heart of Bodmin Moor. A superb getaway pad for a couple, Little Irish can also be taken with its neighbour, Irish Farm for larger groups. A woodburner is perfect for cosy nights and the location is beautiful with fantastic view …see more
finding the cottage was the only issue to us but thats due to my lack of orientational skills, the cottage itself is very homely. me and my girlfriend loved it. there was loads of activities to do aro… More
Thanks for your review. It can be difficult when you don't know an area, but glad you found it and enjoyed your stay. Do let us know when you would like to return. Thanks again!
“Excellent, well-equipped accommodation in a beautiful location!”
Reviewed 18 Jun 2015
My boyfriend and I had a lovely stay in Little Irish at the beginning of June. The house is in a stunning location, right on the moors with beautiful views, and it was easy to arrange the booking as t… More
Thank you for your review. Little Irish is such a lovely place and it is great that you enjoyed your stay there. Hopefully we will see you again soon!
“Brand new property in lovely setting - perfect for 2 persons plus dog”
Reviewed 23 Nov 2014
Charming and very stylish little barn in the very middle of the moors (do ask for directions the first time you head there). Excellent starting point for exploring both North and South coast; plus the… More
Thank you so much for your lovely comments! They are very much appreciated and we look forward to seeing you again soon!
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Situated just 20 minutes from Bath, Wells and Glastonbury, in the market town of Midsomer Norton, The Old Priory is reputed to be one of the oldest houses in Somerset, with records showing that it was first established in 1170. This historically significant building was …see more
Set in a quiet rural location (rural not remote) just off the main Atlantic Highway, we are ideally based to explore the whole of Cornwall with lots to do locally as well. This highly rated single-storey barn conversion was once a holding-pen for the farm bull, but now …see more
We have just returned from a most enjoyable stay at Little Hendra. Andrew and Colette, the owners, made us feel very welcome on our arrival with even a cream tea and bottle of wine in the fridge. Man… More
“FANTASTIC PIECE OF CORNISH TRANQUILITY !”
Reviewed 12 Jul 2016
We had read many other reviews of this holiday rental and thought "it can't be THAT good !".... IT IS !!! A very welcome Cornish Cream Tea (and wine) was waiting for us on arrival. Colette and Andrew… More
Arabia Cottage is located approximately 200 yds from the harbour and beach in the traditional fishing village of Port Isaac. Port Isaac consists of a fascinating jumble of old cottages and houses clustered around a beautiful sheltered harbour, sitting between steep hill …see more
Arabia cottage was just what it said on the tin, and more! Our weather wasn't kind and the lashings of hot water and cosy heating was wonderful to return to after walking the coastal path. The locals … More
We where lucky to have stayed at Arabia cottage when we had the beatiful weather at the beginning of May 2011. My Husband and I and our 2 Springer Spaniels. The cottage was beautiful. Spottlessly clea… More
Arabia Cottage is a typical original Cornish cottage set into the hillside just above Port Isaac. It has been beautifully refurbished, with a traditional kitchen with Cornish slate worktop and floor,… More
The Old Rectory is a very fine Georgian grade II*country house. It is set in grounds of about one and a half acres with large lawns and flower gardens to the east and south. Beyond the gardens is a beautiful valley with views to the sea cliffs and downland. The decor of …see more
I booked this house for my mother's 70th birthday weekend with her friends and family. Everything about it was perfect. The sitting room and dining room were HUGE, both with open fires, and the bedroo… More
“Fabulous, Full of Character House in beautiful setting”
Reviewed 27 Nov 2011
Have been staying at The Old Rectory for the last 8 years with our children growing from tots to teens. It is absolutely perfect for a large group looking for a secluded, secure environment, but with… More
“Our 8th year and trusting more to go”
Reviewed 6 Nov 2011
We 8 mothers and our 16 children have been partying every yesr over 4 days at the Old Rectory since 2003.
We are Surrey friends who's children are under some measre of control(!), and who have seen… More
Self catering accommodation in West Cornwall, comprising three delightful cottages, Bew Cottage sleepssix. It is a charming converted barn, ideal for a family or romantic break.Converted from a granite barn, it has been tastefully furnished to a high standard of comfort …see more
Not suitable for children; No pets allowed; Private garden;
Is a granite built converted barn which nestles in a peaceful hamlet on the western edge of Dartmoor
Moorview is ideally suited to anyone wishing to enjoy walking cycling or riding over Dartmoor or exploring the local area
Moorview Cottage is open all year around and …see more
This fabulous Georgian country house is set in two and a half acres of the most beautiful private grounds, in a quiet but convenient location in the heart of the South Hams just outside the village of Modbury, with close links to Dartmoor and the South Devon coast and t …see more
Built in the 1980’s, Chy-an-Ula (House of Owls in the Cornish language) is a two-bedroomed bungalow with large, sunny rooms.The master bedroom has a double bed and a large picture window with views over the garden to the rolling hills beyond.The second bedroom sleeps …see more
Set in the heart of the rolling Devonshire countryside, not far from the bustling city of Exeter and within striking distance of the North and South Coast, Apple Cottage offers a blissful retreat from the rigours of daily life.
Go to our website devonshirecottageholida …see more
A charming converted single storey stone barn for three with a double and single bedroom. The comfortable living area has two leather sofas, a wood burning stove and a fabulous high vaulted beamed ceiling. The country kitchen area is fully equipped and has a dining a …see more
A lovely single storey cottage for two with twin beds, ample storage and an ensuite bathroom with bath and shower over. It has a high vaulted beamed ceiling in the living area with french windows opening out to a private peaceful south facing patio. It has comfortable …see more
Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
This single storey barn boasts a contemporary studio style with spacious living area and corner sofa, wood burner, light oak table and seating within the well-equipped kitchen area. The cottage features an extravagant walk in shower, wash basin and WC in the en-suite. B …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Victoria Cottage, Totnes, is a charming period stone cottage, spacious and full of character, with a private patio garden and offers private car parking just 200 yards away. Totnes is ideal for holidays all year round. You are within a minute's walk from a wonderf …see more
Character Barn recently renovated in the heart of Cornwall. Situated equally between the north and south coasts in an elevated central position, overlooking St. Ives Bay, Penzance/Mounts Bay, the West of Cornwall and the commercial ships harboured across in Falmouth/Po …see more
The Mill House is an amazing period holiday home standing right on the water's edge of Lee Bay. The sea borders the property on two sides, so in the summer you can sit out on the terrace overlooking the bay and enjoy a drink, barbecue and the fabulous sunsets. In t …see more
Mill House sits practically on top of the sea with easy access to excellent walks and great scenery. The accommodation is spacious enough for a party of 10 ranging from 4 to 77 year olds to be able to… More
“Can we do it all again!”
Reviewed 8 Apr 2013
Our stay at the Mill House was absolutely amazing! Thank you so much to Nick who was SO helpful every step of the way. He is a wealth of helpful information about the area and tips for making the most… More
“Dream Break in Perfect Location”
Reviewed 20 Mar 2013
We had the most wonderful break in Mill House. Lee Bay is a childhood haunt and the location of Mill House could not be better. The house itself is beautifully presented and comfortably accomodated … More
I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and retracing your steps from earlier years - I bet Lee has hardly changed! Hopefully now refreshed and recharged : )
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This is a traditional 3 bedroomed cottage with, log fire, private courtyard garden with rear access and a nearby designated parking place. On the doorstep is a beach, pub, shops, post office and the beginning of beautiful coastal walks on t …see more
“Wonderful place to take the family - highly reccomended”
Reviewed 5 Nov 2012
We have enjoyed 2 stays at Sunnyside and both times have found it to be a lovely home from home. Wonderfully furnished and exceptionally clean, we found it a great place to take the family and use it … More
“SECRET OF THE ROSELAND PENINSULA”
Reviewed 7 Nov 2012
Portsscatho is a beautiful area of Cornwall to stay and explore with many beaches and lovely walks.We have hired Sunnyside for the last 2years and holidayed for the last 4 in this village.
The accomm… More
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
A beautiful country home, with private gated drive (4+ cars) and enclosed garden with hot tub. Within the house you will find a country style kitchen, large dining area and huge lounge supplied with 55" TV, Sky TV, Wii and Xbox. A small office is next to the lounge and …see more
Topaz cottage is a Grade II listed late 18th century character cottage situated in a picture postcard setting in the prettiest location in the heart of the village of Sidbury. In a location away from the main road down a quiet lane with the river Sid running past the r …see more
The Cottage was perfect! It was very clean and welcoming and provided everything we needed. It was situated in a very tranquil location and shops and beaches were in very close proximity.
We woul… More
Thank you, we are very pleased you enjoyed your break and are tempted to return, next year will see a new bathroom and other improvements that will make a break at Topaz even better, and remember there is a good discount for returning guests even though prices are very reasonable already.
“Quaint riverside cottage”
Reviewed 29 May 2014
Topaz Cottage was clean, well maintained and presented and felt cosy and very welcoming. It is a delightful cottage full of charm and character in the lovely picturesque village of Sidbury. Nearby a… More
Thank you for your review. The character of the cottage and its location feature heavily in lots of the online and offline reviews. It is pleasing that guests look after the cottage so well during their holidays and we thank you for that. We would be pleased to welcome you back at some time.
“Hospitable comfort and convenience”
Reviewed 23 Oct 2013
Visiting relatives in the Sidford area, Topaz was a logical choice for us. No disappointment whatsoever - Stephen and Jill had thought of every necessary amenity, including two sets of spotless fluff… More
Another great review which is very much appreciated. Our guests on this visit like nearly all others were a pleasure to deal with, so doing your utmost to please becomes even more important.
Wilson Cottage is a contemporary modern cottage, with 4 bedrooms and large open plan living spaces, where families or friends can enjoy each others company while located well to explore the South West of the New Forest or the Coastal areas alike. The beaches at Highclif …see more
Not suitable for children; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Enjoy a relaxing rejuvenating holiday at Owls Roost, where every need has been considered. Spacious rooms with quality, comfortable furnishings, fully equipped kitchen, large bathroom with double bath and separate shower cubicle, King sized bed and a your own colourful …see more
Cannot recommend this place highly enough. Excellent attention to detail, warm, friendly welcome from the hosts & a stunning location. The cottage is beautiful - the bath is amazing - & nothing has be… More
Thank you so much for your kind words, we really appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon
Child friendly ; No pets allowed; Private garden;
Lovely family home in St Leonards, Exeter, over 3 levels with garden backing onto the path that runs along by the river Exe. Semi-detached house on quiet residential street within easy walking distance of the quay / city centre. Stripped pine floors throughout the down …see more
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; Ask about pets;
Lower Hedge Farm is the ideal country retreat. Situated at the end of a lane down a private track, it offers the opportunity to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a rural setting with the modern comforts, style and charm of a house completely renovated for modern livin …see more
“What a wonderful 6 days,exceptional place, exceeded all our expectations”
Reviewed 13 Apr 2016
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, huge kitchen (with Ag… More
Thank you for such a fabulous review of Lower Hedge Farm and The Sedum Spa. We are so glad to hear you all had such a great stay. We're also happy to hear you had good weather to get outside and use the BBQ.
It would be a pleasure to have you stay again and look forward to seeing you in the future.
Kerry & The Woodlands Retreats Team
“Home from home”
Reviewed 8 Dec 2015
Stayed at Lower Hedge Farm for the weekend. Fabulous place to stay. Plenty of room for all ages and the dogs, we had 3 with us. My grandchildren had the games room to play music as loud as they wanted… More
Thank you for your glowing review of Lower Hedge Farm, It is a great space for a family get together, special birthday weekend, hen party, or just a good catch up. We hope to see you back again in the future for more special birthdays.
Many thanks Ed and The Woodlands Retreats Team
“Beautiful property in beautiful location.”
Reviewed 25 Jan 2015
We stayed at Lower Hedge Farm for Christmas week. It was the perfect venue for extended family to get together with lots of space for the kids to run round. Kids & adults all enjoyed the hot tub and t… More
We are pleased to hear that you all enjoyed your Christmas stay at Lower Hedge Farm. We look forward to hearing from you again in the future. Kind regards, Paul & The Woodlands Retreats Team.
Walpole House is a characterful detached home around a 100 years old, located in the heart of the village of Strete, which is on the South West Coastal path between the glorious beaches of Slapton and Blackpool Sands. Strete benefits from best of both worlds being a Coa …see more
Lovely house, welcoming cream tea very much appreciated by all. Within easy reach of Dartmouth, many local beaches and national trust properties. Would book again.… More
“Stunning home, stunning views”
Reviewed 7 Sep 2015
This lovely home that was entrusted to us by Andrea and her family was absolutely stunning. Every last attention to detail is made to ensure you truly experience a home away from home holiday. The h… More
“Beautifully restored house in great location”
Reviewed 6 Oct 2013
My husband and I stayed at this property at the end of September, with his parents and sister. We were very impressed with the house, well restored with some nice touches and everything you would need… More
This very unusual property in a quiet part of Ashburton is reached via one of the narrow passages which are a feature of this small and popular town on the eastern edge of Dartmoor. The former barn has been sympathetically converted to a very high standard and is conven …see more
Newly re-furbished in 2014, Granary Cottage is part of a former Granary Barn, and full of rustic charm, with stone walls and a vaulted ceiling in the main bedroom.
On the ground floor, there is a lounge (including sofa-bed for 2 persons) with woodburning stove, and a …see more
Grade II listed Red Doors Farm forms an enchanting private hamlet nestling in the Blackdown Hills, an area superb for walking and within easy reach of numerous sea side towns and beaches, yet only 3 miles from the market town of Honiton. We have 6 cottages sleeping bet …see more
My extended family and I (party of 9) stayed here from 28 dec - 1 January in byre cottage and cider barn. The facilities in both were fantastic and had all the home from home comforts you would expec… More
Nestled on a pretty lane just minutes from the idyllic countryside hamlet of St Kew, Ogas Pol is the perfect holiday cottage for families and friends looking to explore the adventurous North Coast of Cornwall.
Blessed with a spacious, open plan kitchen/living/dining ar …see more
Barn Cottage is a well presented 1 bed cottage and set within 13 acres of idyllic Cornish countryside within a valley at the end of a country lane. The only sounds to be heard are from babbling brooks and wildlife providing a real "get away from it all" feel. Has close …see more
A peaceful relaxing and fun holiday can be enjoyed at Alpine Grove Log Cabins. From the tranquil setting of your own log cabin, you can discover the unique charm of a holiday in beautiful woodland. Here the delights of the outdoor life are on your doorstep, discover the …see more