Burrs Farm is the perfect place to get your family and friends together to celebrate a special occasion or just relax and catch up. The house sits on three private acres at the end of a mile-long track, so there are no worries about keeping the neighbours up if your family can get a little noisy when they get together. Despite its secluded feel, it's only a ten-minute walk from Chelmorton and the Church Inn pub, and a five-minute drive from the award-winning Royal Oak. Bakewell, Buxton and Chatsworth House are all close by, and there are countless miles of walking and mountain bike paths, including the Monsal Trail, virtually on the doorstep. With seven bedrooms sleeping up to 20 guests, three living areas, a huge country kitchen and lots of flat fields and gardens in which to play, you can spend time with your favourite people and still enjoy your own space.
How can you resist staying in this charming Cotswold cottage? Windsor Cottage is just steps away from Winchcombe High Street with its great pubs like the Plaisterers Arms and the Lion Inn, shops and restaurants. The property can sleep up to four and is popular with families or couples who want the benefit of staying in a pretty village without being overrun by tourists. The Cotswold Way and Gloucestershire Way are just two of seven waymarked footpaths that run through the village, which is a short drive or cycle from well known Cotswold places including Cheltenham, Stow-on-the-Wold, Chipping Campden and Broadway. Sudeley Castle is nearby, and the village has a good local museum and lovely church with interesting features. Staying at Windsor Cottage is a wonderful way to experience the charm of the Cotswolds in comfort, with the convenience of a central location in a village favoured by locals but as yet undiscovered by day trippers.
Perfect for families looking for a seaside holiday, this welcoming mew-style self-catering retreat sits on Norfolk's beautiful coastline in Sheringham with its Blue Flag sandy beach with rock pools. Sheringham offers a great choice of pubs, restaurants and shops as well as an indoor pool and train station (home to the 'Poppy Line' for a nostalgic trip on a steam train to the market town of Holt). An excellent base for exploring the coastline and the areas many attractions and great for cycling, walking and relaxing with excellent amenities on the doorstep.
Easily accessible from London by train and by car via the M25, Fair Oak Farm Country Estate provides the perfect retreat for large groups of up to thirty six guests, and is an excellent choice for those planning a family gathering, get together with friends, milestone celebration or corporate event. Nestling amongst glorious peaceful Sussex countryside, this enchanting twelve acre estate offers a fantastic choice of unique accommodation from the impressive Farm House sleeping twelve to the quirky tree houses and Shepherd Huts - each with their own unique character, style and luxurious country charm. Catering, photographer and on-site activities can be arranged, there's plenty of walking and cycling from the front door and lots of attractions for day trips out throughout both Sussex and Kent. Available to rent for large groups but with such a diverse range of accommodation, equally as appealing to couples, families and smaller groups looking to getaway, relax and recharge.
Enjoy fantastic views and a delightful rural location at Ann's Bungalow. The house (sleeps six guests in three bedrooms) has beautiful views of fields, Cefn Cyff mountain and Pen Y Fan, and is part of Wern-y-Marchog Farm. Set back from a quiet road, Ann's Bungalow is three miles from Brecon and perfect for families or groups of friends who want to enjoy the walking, cycling, food and history for which the Brecon Beacons National Park and this part of mid-Wales are famous. Whether you are walking behind a waterfall or in the footsteps of medieval Lords, the award-winning standard of accommodation at Ann's Bungalow will ensure you are well rested to enjoy every moment of it. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
Stay the peaceful heart of the north Pembrokeshire countryside at Blaenbetws. This holiday cottage is a beloved family home and retains a warm, welcoming atmosphere that immediately puts guests at ease. It is a ten-minute walk from the Penybryn Arms, and with space for eight guests in four bedrooms, including one on the ground floor, it is ideal for families and groups of friends who want space and privacy while still being near Cardigan Bay's beautiful beaches.
If you can't decide between a holiday in the Kent countryside or on the coast, Zedbrook is the ideal holiday property for you. The large house comfortably sleeps up to eight people in four bedrooms and is within walking distance of the Red Lion Pub in Snargate. Surrounded by mature gardens and the lovely landscape Romney Marsh is renowned for, it is also close to St Mary's Bay and Dymchurch Beach. Rye, Camber and Tenterden are all within easy reach, as is the charming village of Appledore. With ample opportunity to walk, cycle, play golf, fish and birdwatch, Zedbrook is an excellent choice for families and friends who want to experience everything this beautiful corner of Kent has to offer.
You would normally expect to have to sacrifice the convenience of staying in town if you have a large party or want a peaceful location, which is why The Barns is such a fantastic find! Expertly converted from two derelict farm buildings less than a five-minute walk from the centre of Bakewell, it is a luxurious property that sleeps up to ten guests in five bedrooms. In addition to a large garden and a private spot off a quiet lane, The Barns also has off-street parking for three cars which is exceedingly rare in a town as popular as Bakewell. All of Bakewell's shops, pubs, restaurants and history are on the doorstep, with places like Ashford in the Water, Buxton and Matlock being not much further. You can walk or cycle the Monsal Trail, imagine yourself as lord or lady of the manor at Chatsworth House, or simply lace up your boots and head off for a day of walking the beautiful countryside in the Peak District National Park.
Fairfield House has the space and location to make your holiday in the Peak District National Park a joy whether there are two or ten of you. The luxuriously comfortable house is in a quiet residential area between Bakewell and Ashford on the Water, being easily accessible to both on foot, car or bicycle. A short walk across the fields takes you to Ashford where there are two excellent pubs - The Bulls Head and the Ashford Arms, while Bakewell is an easy 20-minute walk or 5-minute drive and offers even more choice of cafes, restaurants and shops. With top Peak District National Park attractions like Chatsworth House, Hatton House and the Monsal Trail all virtually on the doorstep, Fairfield House is the perfect place for your self-catering holiday.
Whatever the season, whatever the reason, escape to the beauty of the Bakewell and the Peak District National Park. Riverside Cottages are the ideal place for visitors who appreciate top quality delivered without fuss. The cottages, which are beside the River Wye and only a few minutes' walk to the centre of Bakewell, date from the 18th Century and have been carefully and exquisitely restored and updated for today's guests. Whether you book all three for a special get together with your extended family or just want a place to stay that is convenient to Peak District sights like Buxton and Chatsworth House, Riverside Cottages are perfect.
Sitting in a quiet lane near the church in Great Longstone, Top Shippon is a fantastic find. This gorgeous property sleeps up to six guests in a former barn that has been expertly converted to provide a superior standard of accommodation. Two excellent pubs, The Crispin and The White Lion, are less than five minutes' walk from the front door, while Bakewell is a three-mile drive, walk or cycle away. Explore Buxton, be awed by Chatsworth House, challenge yourself on the Monsal Trail and marvel at the natural beauty of the Peak District National Park. Top Shippon is at the heart of it all, providing a welcoming cocoon of comfort to which to return at the end of a fun-filled day.
Four spacious holiday cottages, comfortably furnished with exposed beams and original features providing a peaceful retreat within walking distance to a historic market town of Thame in Oxfordshire. Within easy reach of the Cotswolds for day trips out and a great base for exploring Central England. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
A comfy welcoming holiday cottage in the pretty tranquil Oxfordshire hamlet of Moreton. Comfortably furnished with lovely character features and a peaceful setting to relax with the many amenities of Thame within walking distance, and an abundance of attractions in the nearby Cotswolds and Central England just waiting to be discovered. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
Located in the pretty hamlet of Moreton in Oxfordshire, Byre Cottage provides a warm welcome and enjoys a lovely peaceful setting from which to relax and explore Central England. With many original features, this cosy character cottage is conveniently placed within walking distance of the market town of Thame with a good range of amenities. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
Five stylish luxury apartments in an enviable position with views over the River Swale in the ancient Yorkshire market town of Richmond. Sitting on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, guests have everything on the doorstep (including places for a meal out) and an abundance of attractions and fabulous walks.
If you are looking for a Peak District cottage with added "wow" factor, you will love Ashford Mill. Ashford Mill can accommodate up to eight adults in three bedrooms (plus a sofa bed), with a layout that is as good for families as it is for friends, or even couples who appreciate peace and privacy. The house sits beside the River Wye on a quiet lane in the charming village of Ashford in the Water, within a few minutes walk of the Ashford Arms and the Bulls Head. Bakewell is less than two miles away, while Buxton and Chatsworth House are around 10 miles. With Monsal Head, the Monsal Trail and numerous footpaths and cycling paths to explore, its location is perfect for exploring the Peak District National Park.
Enjoy the best of Cornwall at Garden Spring at Bassets Acre. This lovely ground floor apartment is perfect for families as it sleeps up to seven people in three bedrooms, and is just minutes walk from Portreath town and beaches. The building is in a peaceful location within an acre of mature gardens that include a children's play area, covered swimming pool and summer house with a large hot tub. The owners have run Bassets Acre for nearly four decades and understand what their guests want from a self-catering apartment in Cornwall. St Ives, Redruth and Godreavy are all just a few miles drive away, while Falmouth and Penzance are only half an hour by car.
The Anchorage offers everything its name suggests. Located just minutes from Portreath beach and the Cornish town's amenities, this welcoming ground floor apartment is popular with couples and small families and nestles amongst the beautiful grounds of Bassets Acre. A peaceful haven with covered swimming pool, children's play area, and large hot tub - all the right ingredients for a relaxing seaside holiday and within easy driving distance of St Ives, Godreavy and Redruth. Falmouth and Penzance are also only half an hour away by car making this a great base for exploring Cornwall.
Three self-catering cottages sleeping 2-20 in the heart of Carmarthenshire at the Western Edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Breathtaking views, miles of cycling and walking trails on the doorstep in the Crychan Forest, games room with pool/table tennis/games and a laundry room. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
Four lovely stylish holiday apartments located amongst the beautiful South Cambridgeshire countryside with exclusive new hot tub. Very well presented and located, the apartments are ideal for parties of two to six guests and welcome dogs. Fourteen miles from the City of Cambridge. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold.