You will fall in love with Corn Dolly Farmhouse. The traditional thatched three bedroom cottage easily accommodates up to six people (and two dogs), offering original period features and plenty of outdoor space. The farmhouse is close to Chulmleigh and just a few miles from South Molton, with a central location that makes it easy to reach Exmoor National Park, Dartmoor National Park and North Devon's coastline. Spend a relaxing holiday with your family in a landscape that offers something for every season.
Magnolia View is a gorgeous 17th Century Grade-II listed cottage which has been sensitively extended and updated to offer very comfortable accommodation for up to eight guests in four bedrooms. The dog-friendly property is within walking distance of the New Inn pub in Goodleigh, just a few miles from Barnstaple and around half an hour from beautiful beaches and the Exmoor National Park. The traditional Devon longhouse is ideal for families as there is plenty of room both inside and out, and always something fun to do nearby, no matter what time of year you stay.
A peaceful, spacious studio-style cottage in a quiet location within walking distance of East Meon's two village pubs, church and shop. Surrounded by the Southern Downs National Park, the dog-friendly chalet has good access to miles of beautiful countryside walks and is within easy reach of Petersfield, Winchester and Chichester. It is ideal for couples and can accommodate up to two children on a double sofa-bed.
Mount Pleasant is a spacious home just 150 metres from the beach at Little Haven, with a big garden and space for 12 guests to sleep in six bedrooms. The Pembrokeshire Coastal Footpath runs nearby, and there is plenty of opportunity for hiking, cycling, swimming, golf, sightseeing and coasteering. There are three friendly pubs within walking distance, with Skomer Island, St Davids and Tenby all within easy reach.
This beautiful 18th-Century Farmhouse is steps away from The Cotswold Way and offers guests plenty of space to relax both inside and out. With four bedrooms sleeping eight to ten guests (with extra beds/cot), and two reception rooms where people can spread out, it is ideal for large or extended families or groups of friends. Nearby attractions include Gloucester's historic Victorian docks and cathedral, Slimbridge Wetlands, Berkeley Castle, and Westonbirt Arboretum.
The village of Sticklepath is ideal for anyone who wants to explore Dartmoor National Park without limiting themselves to one particular place. Close to Okehampton and on the path of the Tarka Trail, it is delightfully peaceful yet only 10-minutes from Okehampton, 25 minutes from Exeter and less than half an hour from beaches at Bude, Bideford, Exmouth and Sidmouth. The Acorns is a comfortable modern holiday home within walking distance of the village pubs and shop. It has space for up to five people to sleep in three bedrooms and is ideal for families, friends and couples.
Maison Dieu boasts some of the best views in North Yorkshire, with the front of its houses looking over the town's rooftops and the rear facing the stunning Swaledale Valley and River Swale. Maison Cottage is ideal for couples as it sleeps four people in two king-sized bedrooms, with luxurious touches that include a welcome hamper and high-quality linen. The dog-friendly property is only a short walk from Richmond's shops, restaurants, pubs and market square, and its quiet location and stunning rural views combine the best of town and country living.
Ty Log ("Log House", in Welsh) is a contemporary log cabin in a peaceful location with fantastic views and accessible accommodation for up to five guests in two bedrooms. It is part of a former working farm and guests have access to six acres of landscaped grounds which include ponds and a sensory garden. The cabin is less than two miles from Llangain and the Tafarn Pantydderwen pub, four miles from the coast at Llansteffan and only five miles from the ancient town of Carmarthen. The Gower, Pembrokeshire Coast and Brecon Beacons National Park are all within an hour's drive. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
Peaceful stone cottage in a quiet, private location in the Somerset countryside. The Cowshed sounds rustic but has been renovated to a high standard to accommodate up to two adults (and two dogs) who want somewhere special where they can spend time together without distraction. The location in the Brendon Hills puts beautiful Exmoor and Somerset countryside on the doorstep, and there is an excellent choice of local pubs and restaurants should you want to dine out.
A pretty period stone cottage on a private farm in the heart of the Exmoor National Park, East Harwood Farm Cottage has fantastic walks from the front door, including to Dunkery Beacon and the ruggedly beautiful moors. The property is dog-friendly and sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms. At around a mile from medieval Timberscombe village, it is a relaxed stroll from The Lion Pub, and within easy reach of the coast at Minehead and Porlock.
There are some fantastic countryside walks accessible from The Mill House, making this an excellent choice for active families and friends planning a self-catering cottage holiday in the Exmoor National Park. The dog-friendly stone house has space for up to six people to sleep in three bedrooms and is just over a mile from North Molton Village, within easy reach of South Molton, Barnstaple as well as beaches at Croyde Bay and Saunton.
Coast and countryside come together beautifully in this period property. The three bedroom cottage sleeps up to five adults and is on the edge of the Exmoor National Park, just a few miles from the coast and within easy reach of the Quantock Hills, Minehead, Taunton and Bridgewater. There is plenty to see and do during your stay, including walking part of the Coleridge Way footpath which passes through the village. At the end of a busy day, put your feet up in the garden or in front of the log burner, or walk to the pub for a pint of local cider.
Whether you are planning the hen weekend to end all hen weekends, a family celebration or want somewhere peaceful to unwind and escape from reality for a few days, Horn Cote can cater for you. This fantastic Grade II listed property sits in five private acres yet is only a ten-minute walk from the local pub, two miles from Holmfirth and just 45-minutes from Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield and Bradford. The owners excel at group stays and can help you plan a choice of activities that include on-site spa days, cocktail master classes and boot camps. With space for up to 28 adults and facilities that include a large outdoor hot tub, sauna and three separate living areas, you and your guests will find it easy to relax and have fun.
The beauty of the Scottish Borders will captivate your heart so why not share it with your favourite person on a romantic holiday in Kelso. Tucked away on a quiet street with garden views of the abbey, yet just a few minutes walk from the centre of Kelso, Abbeyside is light and spacious, perfect for couples who want peace and privacy while they explore the region. Golf, fishing and beautiful countryside walks are just three of the many activities on offer, with plenty of opportunities for sightseeing and cycling as well.
Embrace the country lifestyle at Puncknowle Manor Farmhouse. Located on a private, 2,000-acre estate within walking distance of the village pub and beaches (West Bexington is a 30-minute walk), this charming house sleeps up to 13 guests in five bedrooms, with lots of indoor and outdoor space. It is close to the Jurassic Coast, Dorchester, Weymouth and Bridport, making it a great year-round holiday destination with plenty of activities for all ages. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
With room for up to 19 guests and a fantastic location close to the world-famous Jurassic Coast (Cogden Beach is the nearest and a 30 minute walk), Berwick Manor ticks all the boxes for a fun holiday with family and friends. The dog-friendly house is part of a private 2,000-acre estate in the Bride Valley and comfortably sleeps up to 19 people in seven bedrooms. Guests have access to beautiful countryside and coastal walks as well as on-site fishing, and there is stabling for two horses and secure storage for bikes. Pucknowle village, Bridport, Weymouth, Portland and Dorchester are all within easy reach. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
If you fancy a relaxing holiday by the coast with the option of great restaurants and attractions on your doorstep, Lighthouse Reach could be the perfect place for you. The two-bedroom chalet is ideal for couples or friends and is within walking distances of Limeslade Beach and Bracelet Bay. Mumbles is within a short drive or bike ride, while Swansea is only five miles from the door. The Gower Peninsula is perfect for outdoorsy types, while the city is nearby with its museums, shops, galleries and nightlife. There are not many places which combine coast, countryside and city, but Lighthouse Reach offers it all.
Brackenwood is a peaceful dog-friendly holiday home in the pretty village of Burley, within walking distance of two friendly pubs and village shops and other amenities. The location is perfect for couples or families to explore the beautiful New Forest National Park, and because the cottage is available for short breaks all year round, you can squeeze in a long weekend at any time of the year. There are wonderful walks and bike rides in the area, as well as favourite attractions that include the Knightwood Oak and Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary.
Hilltop is an idyllic cottage in a picturesque location in the Yorkshire Dales National Park with fantastic views. The owners have sympathetically updated the period cottage to make it comfortable for modern visitors while still retaining original features and character. It sleeps four people in two bedrooms, and there are lots of lovely walks and bike rides in the area. The cottage is within walking distance of the friendly village pub and just a few miles from Kirkby Lonsdale. The Lake District National Park and Bowland Forest are also easy to reach.
This welcoming annexe is perfect for couples who want a peaceful location which is close to beautiful coast and countryside walks, and which is within walking distance of pubs and shops. Aldborough is a lovely village a mile from the sea and a short drive from Hornsea and Hull. There is beach and lake fishing, good cycling routes, the opportunity to go horse riding and several great golf courses nearby, as well as country houses, gardens and estates to explore.