With space for up to eight guests to holiday in comfort, together with the ability to hire one of the additional properties at Manesty to sleep up to 14, Manesty Band is ideal for large or extended families, or groups of friends who want to get-away together in the Lake District. The location in the Borrowdale Valley, less than a mile from the shore of Derwentwater and only a few miles from Keswick, is perfect for beautiful walks to places like Catbells or sailing on the lake, and within easy reach some of the best attractions in the Lake District.
Goose Nest House is a fantastic holiday home in a superb waterfront location. The five-bedroom house is beside Somerford Lagoon on the private Lower Mill Estate, with guests having excellent onsite facilities that include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, kayak and paddle-board hire, a "village" shop, and a family-friendly restaurant. The estate is part of a 550-acre nature reserve, and there are miles of footpaths and cycling routes leading around its lakes and rivers. Cirencester is only a 10-minute drive from the door, and it's easy to visit other areas of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
If you are searching for relaxation, rolling hills, wonderful fresh air and mountains then this spacious farmhouse is sure to please. Offering holiday accommodation for parties of sixteen, Trowley Farmhouse is ideal for friends and families looking to relax and explore the many delights of South Wales. Close to the Welsh village of Painscastle, within easy reach of Hay-on-Wye the farmhouse has stunning views over the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Emmetts on Exmoor is an elegant Georgian house built in around 1840 and boasting huge rooms with high ceilings and fantastic views from its elevated position. It comfortably sleeps up to 13 people in six beautifully decorated bedrooms - four of which are ensuite - with multiple reception rooms and a layout that is ideal for a holiday with your family and friends. The house is at the end of a private drive two miles from Simonsbath, and sits amongst 900 private acres of farmland and countryside, giving all the peace and privacy you need. Walking and cycling are on the doorstep, and attractions like Exmoor Zoo, Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, and the Lynton to Lynmouth cliff railway are all nearby.
Oozing character and charm, these three granite holiday cottages afford a peaceful position in the tranquil Cornish village of Porkellis. Guests can enjoy strolling to the village pub for a pint of Cornish ale of an evening and exploring the South West's many attractions during the day.
The Farmhouse is a spacious and welcoming holiday home in Harty on the Isle of Sheppey off the coast of Kent. It comfortably sleeps 17 people in eight bedrooms and is ideal for large groups accommodation for extended families and friends. There is lots of space indoors and outside, with guests having fantastic views and enjoying a location within walking distance of the coast and The Swales nature reserves. The Farmhouse is one of five superb holiday rentals on Mocketts Farm and is available for bookings all year round.
Offering a lovely mix of modern conveniences with traditional charm, this welcoming dog-friendly cottage provides a good central base for exploring Cornwall's many attractions. Sitting in a rural position on the edge of Bodmin Moor amongst a small farming community close to St Cleer, the cottage has easy access to both the moor and the north and south coasts.
Just a short walk into Dents quaint cobbled village, this large stone holiday cottage is in an enviable position with stunning views across Dentdale and is perfect for a large group of friends and family, as well as walkers and cyclists with great opportunities from the front door. Clarks Cottage sits in the Yorkshire Dales National Park in Cumbria and is within easy reach of the Lake District. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Chesters comfortably accommodates up to a dozen people in five bedrooms, making it ideal for families, extended families and friends. The spacious holiday home has a big living room, separate games room, and big gardens with panoramic views. It is on the edge of Dumfries, around two miles from the market town's excellent shops, restaurants and amenities. There are fantastic walks and bike rides from the door, with more options nearby in the Galloway Hills, Solway Firth, Caerlaverock Castle and Wetlands Centre, and Mabie Farm Park. The location is perfect for a holiday at any time of the year, with short breaks and longer stays possible, depending on availability.
Three traditional stone holiday cottages sandwiched between Bude and Camelford in a haven for wildlife on an organic farm near to Crackington Haven on Cornwall's stunning North Coast. Ideal for couples or families with stunning beaches and miles of coastal and country walks to explore. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Located in a tranquil position, Budds Barns provides comfortable holiday accommodation that is within easy reach of the North Cornwall coastline and its many attractions including the glorious beaches of Widemouth and Bude. An ideal base for relaxing and exploring North Cornwall and Devon with their stunning countryside, coast and abundance of attractions.
Red Hurworth Farm is a huge house in a great location with fantastic views. It's perfect for families, extended families and friends as it can sleep 10 people in five bedrooms, with a double sofa bed that can sleep two more. Highlights include the spacious grounds that feature a deck with a hot tub. The house overlooks the Hurworth Burn Reservoir, and there are beautiful walks and cycling routes from the door. Accommodation is all on one level with extensive gardens and no immediate neighbours. Durham and Hartlepool are within easy reach.
Locations don't get much better than this - Pretty as a picture, this 300 year old thatched waterfront holiday cottage sits in an enviable peaceful position overlooking Hickling Broad - a haven for wildlife on the Norfolk Broads with pubs within walking or rowing distance!
The Forge is perfect for families, who love the open-plan layout, stylish decor and the opportunity to spend time in the idyllic Norfolk countryside simply by stepping out of the door. It is one of three lovely cottages on Sparham Hall Farm and sleeps five people in three bedrooms with a single sofabed if further accommodation is required. The farm is in the Wensum Valley with a mixed environment that includes fishing lakes, a stretch of the River Wensum, water meadows and grassland. The North Norfolk Coast is just over half an hour's drive, while The Broads and Norwich are around half an hour away. Tourist board rating: 5 Star Gold
Perfect for families and friends, Timbers enjoys a quiet position in Lyndhurst, right at the very heart of the New Forest. Excellent amenities on the doorstep, wonderful walks and an abundance of attractions. Five bedrooms and plenty of living space both inside and out make this a perfect holiday home for large groups.
Perfectly placed in a tranquil position just two miles from picturesque Plockton, this beautifully presented Scottish retreat offers a warm welcome to large parties of ten guests. With stunning sea views that stretch as far as the Isle of Skye, Duirinish Lodge provides all the right ingredients to relax in style and is an ideal self-catering base for exploring the Scottish Highlands.
The Farm House at Rowling End sits in an oasis of calm in the picturesque Newlands Valley, in the heart of the Lake District close to Derwent Water (fifteen minute walk) and Keswick (four miles). With fabulous walks straight from the front door (many which are favourites of Wainwright!), The Farm House is an excellent choice for walkers as well as those looking to explore the many attractions of the National Park or simply relax in a stunning setting.
A welcoming waterside retreat sitting alongside the Grand Union Canal on the borders of Bedfordshire/Buckinghamshire. Perfect for large groups of up to eleven wanting to holiday together, relax by the waterside, fish, canoe or explore the area. Reduced rates for smaller parties. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
The Hendre Farmhouse is an attractive self-catering holiday home in a very rural location a short stroll from the River Irfon. Three miles from Builth Wells, a thriving market town in the Welsh Marches, it is within easy reach of the breathtaking Brecon Beacons National Park and the dramatic Dams of the Elan Valley. The house comfortably accommodates ten people in five bedrooms, one of which is wheelchair accessible, with a sofa bed in the study sleeping an extra guest if necessary. It's a fantastic place to stay with family or friends, especially if you love walking and cycling.
Guest rave about The Healthy Home Retreat and you'll understand why when you stay in this stunning house a few miles from Skipton and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. As a whole, up to 14 people can be accommodated in six bedrooms with loads of space indoors and outside, incredible views, and fantastic walks and bike rides from the front door. The house started life as three former buildings and has now been divided into two holiday homes allowing two families to holiday together whilst enjoying plenty of personal space. Alternatively, it can be rented to one group of 6-14 guests making it perfect for groups of friends or families, with a flexible layout that enables two households to stay separately to comply with Covid regulations.