Perfect for families and couples who like a little extra space around them on holiday, Castell Nedd is a welcoming Cornish holiday cottage ideally located in the Old Town of popular Padstow. The harbour and a great choice of shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants are on the doorstep, along with beautiful beaches and coastal walks. Plenty of attractions for day trips out if you can tear yourself away from Padstow.
Malt Cottage sleeps four and is perfect for those looking to explore the north coast of Cornwall, enjoy lazy days on the beach, cycle the Camel Trail and enjoy a fantastic selection of fine restaurants and pubs on the doorstep. Perfectly placed in the harbour town of Padstow, you can enjoy everything on the doorstep and sea air in abundance.
With its graceful Georgian proportions, an acre of mature gardens and space to 14 to 18 guests in seven bedrooms, Mount Braddon is a house you will never forget. Built in 1827, it is in the desirable Warberry Hill area of Torquay on the English Riviera, just a 10-15 minute walk from the town, beach and harbour. Dartmoor National Park, Exeter and Plymouth are all within easy reach, as are Paignton and Brixham. The elegant villa has been sympathetically restored and furnished to offer a high standard of accommodation for extended family and friends who are searching for the perfect self-catering property where they can relax and spend time together or celebrate a special occasion.
Clanaborough is a quintessential thatched cottage in Devon and a fantastic place to stay. The cottage is so comfortable and conveniently located to explore Devon's beautiful beaches and countryside that the owners enjoy regular repeat bookings from families who have been visiting for years - sometimes generations! Lovely countryside walks are lead from the front gate, and the coast is just four miles away at Bigbury-on-Sea. Dartmoor National Park is close, as are Kingsbridge, Modbury, Salcombe, Totnes and Plymouth. With space for up to six people in three bedrooms and loads of unique and original features, Clanaborough is excellent for families and friends. Tourist board rating: 3 Star
Escape with your partner to the beautiful Wye Valley. Symonds Yat Rock Lodge is a collection of six dog-friendly apartments, each furnished to a high standard and ideal for couples on a romantic holiday or seeking an activity break. Short breaks are possible so even if you can only get away for the weekend you can enjoy walking through the Forest of Dean, canoeing on the River Wye, wandering through historic market towns like Ross on Wye and Monmouth, and eating at friendly country pubs.
Cromer is a favourite holiday destination thanks to its fantastic beach and friendly feel. This charming cottage, which has been converted from an old Victorian school, enjoys a central location within walking distance of Cromer's famous pier and beach, as well as shops and amenities, yet its layout and private courtyard make it peaceful and private. Accommodation is on one level and, because there is space for four people in two bedrooms, it is perfect for couples and families.
Wareham's Barn is the newest holiday home on the Puncknowle Estate and enjoys a private position on the estate, amongst 3,000 acres of farmland. With incredible 360 degree views which take in the World Heritage Jurassic coast, this welcoming holiday home is within walking distance of Chesil Beach, the village pub and has plenty of attractions within easy reach. Enjoy a taste of country life and escape away from it all at Wareham's Barn. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Located on the Puncknowle Estate amongst 3,000 acres of rolling Dorset countryside, Carriage House sleeps up to 6 guests and provides a good base for exploring Dorset's many attractions. World famous Chesil Beach is within walking distance, as is the village pub for a local pint or meal out. This beautiful part of the South West offers a taste of country life and good opportunities for outdoor pursuits. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
The Norfolk coastline is stunning, with golden sandy beaches that stretch for miles in both directions. Brancaster is a fantastic example that you can easily enjoy when you stay at Crosswaye. The comfortable bungalow has recently been updated to provide a high standard of accommodation for up to four people. It is very popular with couples, families and friends who like that it is in a quiet location yet close to places like Wells-next-the-Sea, Holkham, Holme, Hunstanton, the Titchwell RSPB Reserve and The Wash Nature Reserve. It is a five-minute walk to the village pub, The Ship Inn, and the mile to Brancaster beach and dunes can be walked or cycled in 20 minutes or less.
After you have spent the day exploring Somerset and Dorset's many attractions, tuck yourself away in this gorgeous hideaway. The Little Stable is designed just for two and is a fabulous choice for couples on a small private country estate in Somerset, a stones throw from the Dorset border. Spend your days exploring the Mendips, the Quantock Hills, Cranborne Chase AONB, the rolling Blackdown Hills or head to the Jurassic Coast for some sea air. There are miles of fun for cyclists and walkers and an abundance of attractions, or simply stay put and enjoy the indoor swimming pool and tranquility of the Somerset countryside. Tourist board rating: 3 Star Gold
Why visit somewhere as breathtaking as the Nent Valley only to shut yourself away from the views? At Sunrise Cottage you can wake up to spectacular scenery and spend your days walking or riding on the nearby footpaths and cycle routes including the long-distance Pennine Way and C2C. Located in Cumbria in a less busy place than the Lake District and only 2 miles from Northumberland and 4 miles from Durham, the cottage is 20 minutes on foot from Nenthead, the highest village in England where the local pub, the Miners Arms, serves excellent food and local beers. There are good shops and amenities in the charming market town of Alston, just four miles away, but it is really the spectacular landscape that is the main attraction. Sunrise Cottage can comfortably sleep four people in two bedrooms, it has a sauna for relaxing, and with the potential for a cot or small folding bed, this dog-friendly cottage is ideal for couples and families.
The Nancarrow family have been welcoming guests to Poltarrow Farm for over thirty years with many returning year after year. Beautifully tucked away amongst the Cornish countryside, just inland from the South Coast, Stag Cottage sleeps six guests (plus a dog) and is just fifteen minutes from the Eden Project and The Lost Gardens of Helligan. A stunning peaceful part of Cornwall with sandy bays, fishing villages, bustling harbours and fabulous country and coastal walks. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
Blockley is a beautiful village in the middle of the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, close to fantastic walks and great attractions like Chastleton House, the Cotswold Falconry Centre and Mill Dene Gardens. Honeysuckle Cottage fits perfectly into this charming setting, being within walking distance of the village shop and two great pubs, The Crown Hotel and the Great Western Arms. Chipping Campden and Moreton-in-Marsh are around three miles away, with Broadway, Stow-on-the-Wold and Bibury also being nearby. The pretty stone cottage sleeps three and is perfect for couples or small families.
Set sail for the Norfolk Broads and enjoy what is potentially the most relaxing holiday of your life. Walk, cycle or sail your way around the area's many beautiful waterways, including the River Yare which is only minutes from this lovely cottage. The pretty market town of Loddon is less than three miles away, while historic Norwich is just 10 miles further. With fantastic beaches like Great Yarmouth, Southwold and Lowestoft around 20 miles away, the central location of this couple's cottage makes sure the entirety of Norfolk is yours for the taking.
There is nothing nicer than a day at the beach. Whether you return with sunburned noses for a barbecue on a summer evening, or ready to shuck off your muddy boots and fire up the log burner after a blustery winter walk on the coast, North Street Cottage will always feel like a welcoming home away from home. It sleeps six guests in three bedrooms and is on the edge of Braunton village and within walking distance of a choice of cafes, bars and pubs.
The beautiful Brecon Beacons are calling so answer them with a stay at Tyn Y Coed. The 300-year old stone cottage is a fantastic mix of original features with contemporary conveniences and is perfect for families and friends who enjoy peace without feeling isolated. Sennybridge is less than two miles away, while Brecon, Tretower, Crickhowell and Abergavenny are all within easy reach. Walk to the top of Pen y Fan, beside the waterfalls in Ystradfellte, or through the underground world of Porth-yr-Ogof Caves and Dan-yr-Ogof Caves. With spacious gardens that feature an outdoor hot tub, there is nowhere nicer to relax.
Hackers End is in Churchill village, within walking distance of The Chequers pub and close to popular Cotswold attractions. The first-floor apartment is only a few miles from Chipping Norton and also within easy reach of Stow-on-the-Wold and Bourton-on-the-Water. Blenheim Palace, Oxford and Stratford-Upon-Avon are other potential days out, making this comfortable self-catering apartment a fantastic choice for a fun-filled holiday exploring the Cotswolds.
Escape for a romantic break in the beautiful Suffolk countryside. This charming thatched cottage has been skillfully restored with traditional building methods and cleverly incorporates contemporary luxuries with the original features to create a welcoming space where you can unwind. Larks Rest Cottage is in the lovely village of Haughley, within walking distance of The Kings Arms pub. There is plenty to see and do within a relatively small radius as Stowmarket is three miles away and Bury St Edmunds is not much further. The snug cottage is perfect for couples who want to make the most of their holiday.
The Lake District is renowned for the staggering beauty of its natural landscape, with none more so than Coniston Water and the surrounding area. Located on the edge of Coniston village just a few minutes walk from five pubs and excellent cafes and shops, Mountain Cottage enjoys an elevated position with fantastic views. The peak of the Old Man of Coniston is around two and a half miles from the doorstep, and you can quickly reach the Cumbrian Way, Tarn Hows and the Wrynose Pass. The mature gardens feature a gorgeous reading room with some of the best views in the region, and with space for up to five people, Mountain Cottage is the ideal holiday home for families and friends.
Designed for two, Thimble Cottage offers a romantic bolt-hole within the picturesque Derbyshire village of Youlgreave with a choice of three good pubs for a meal out and general store for provisions within walking distance. Perfectly placed for exploring the many prime attractions of the Peak District including Bakewell, Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall, as well as a good retreat for those who enjoy walking and cycling.