Bring your dream Cotswold holiday to life at Cotswold Farm Lodge. Sleeping six people in three bedrooms, this gorgeous Cotswold stone house - once the gatehouse of a substantial estate - is set in nearly 200 acres of private fields and farmland. It offers peace and privacy, yet is only two miles from Woodmancote village and the excellent Bathurst Arms pub. Walking, cycling, horse riding and golf are all popular ways to be active in some of Britain's most beautiful countryside, while towns such as Cirencester and Cheltenham provide ample opportunity for combining shopping, sightseeing and eating.
Greens Norton House is perfect if you're looking for a spectacular location for your family reunion, milestone celebration, hen party, hosting wedding guests, or a corporate event. The extensive period farmhouse sleeps 18 people in nine bedrooms with a games room, spacious living area, 2.5 acres of grounds, including a hot tub, seating and barbecues area, and a flat lawn for games and other activities. The holiday home is on the edge of Greens Norton village, within walking distance of the pub and a mile from Towcester. The M1 is only a few miles away to make it easy to reach and enjoy attractions like Silverstone and Althorp House and Gardens.
Groups love The Bevan for the 17 well-appointed ensuite bedrooms, which can either be superking or twin rooms, depending on your requirements, and a location close to mountains, beaches, and the most famous Castle in Wales. The large group holiday home is part of the Plas y Bryn manor house in Bontnewydd, with beautiful views over the Menai Strait towards Anglesey. Caernarfon is only ten minutes away, and you're ideally located to explore Snowdonia, the Llyn Peninsula, and the coast of North Wales. The Bevan is child and pet-friendly, accessible for guests with limited mobility, and easily sleeps up to 34 people. Amenities include a games room, a private garden, and shared gardens and woodland.
An 18th Century listed barn conversion providing self-catering packed full of character. Sympathetically designed to offer relaxed accommodation, Cothill Barn sits in the picturesque Golden Valley amongst beautiful rolling Herefordshire countryside on the Welsh borders. Hay-on-Wye and plenty of attractions are just a short drive away.
As you soak in the wood-fired hot tub with the Yarty Valley spread out before you, you'll wonder why you've never been to Castlebury Barn before. This gorgeous holiday cottage is on the edge of the East Devon village of Membury in the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a few miles from Axminster and around 20 minutes from the South West Coast Path and the Jurassic Coast. Finished and furnished to a very high standard, it accommodates four people in two ensuite bedrooms, with space for two more guests to sleep on a comfortable sofa bed. The layout works well for couples, families or friends, with the same care and attention given to the outdoor space as the interior.
Sycamore Lodge is in a beautiful location close to the Cotswolds and within easy reach of the North Wessex Downs. There are miles of footpaths and cycling routes to enjoy the surrounding Wiltshire countryside, with day trips including sightseeing and shopping in Bath, Bristol, Chippenham and Devizes. The traditional timber lodge sleeps up to six people in three bedrooms and is ideal for families who like lots of space and the opportunity to spend time exploring outdoors in every season.
This new holiday home is luxuriously furnished with all modern comforts, including a superb primary bedroom suite on the mezzanine level. It's perfect for a relaxed holiday with family and friends, sleeping six people in three bedrooms and being child and dog friendly. You're only a few miles from Alnwick and within easy reach of the Northumberland National Park, Northumberland Coast, Cheviot Hills and the Scottish Border. It's a fantastic area for sightseeing, walking, bird watching, mountain biking, fishing, photography and food. Short self-catering breaks are possible in autumn and winter, but we think you'll find three days here simply isn't long enough.
You'll see birds, deer, foxes and possibly the aurora borealis from this lovely holiday cottage on the outskirts of Insch. The Drawing Room is a beautiful retreat for couples or individual travellers who appreciate its quiet garden setting, elegant furnishings, and location within easy reach of the Bennachie hills, River Dee, Aberdeen and the coast. Insch is well-served with shops and amenities, including a golf course. The area is popular with walkers and cyclists and appeals to sightseers who come to experience whisky tours, medieval castles, and the Highland Games.
There will be no issues deciding who sleeps where at The Lombard. This huge house comfortably sleeps up to 45 guests in 17 bedrooms with a flexible layout that can be adjusted to suit your needs. It is in the heart of Dolgellau in Snowdonia National Park, within walking distance of shops, cafes, pubs and the Mawddach River. Snowdon, Coed-y-Brenin, Bounce Below and Barmouth Beach are all within striking distance for day trips, although with such a high standard of accommodation that includes a games room, cinema room and a full Sky TV package, your guests may never want to leave.
East Byre offers flexible self-catering to a high standard of style and comfort in the picturesque Eden Valley on the edge of the Lake District. A quieter less touristy part of Cumbria, the cottage is located in the village of Skelton with wonderful walks on the doorstep and an abundance of attractions within easy reach.
Mayland Cottage enjoys an enviably peaceful location on a family-run farm close to the North Pennines and the North York Moors National Park. The self-catering cottage is a mile from Woodland village just outside of Bishop Auckland. The owners have created a space where many of their guests choose to visit year after year, making the most of the beautiful walks, exciting mountain bike trails, and charming market towns that are all within easy reach. With three bedrooms that sleep up to five guests and accommodation all on one level, the cottage is ideal for couples, families and friends. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Foxes Cottage ticks all the boxes for a holiday in Dorset, whether you simply want to relax on a beach, discover the many attractions of the area including its stunning Jurassic Coastline, or lace up your walking boots and explore the South West Coastal Footpath. Just a mile from Ringstead Bay beach, this well presented self-catering retreat is a popular choice with couples. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
Tucked away in a tranquil woodland on the outskirts of Drumguish, Porch House is perfect for active families and friends who want to have fun in this Highland playground. Kingussie is three miles away, while Aviemore and Scotland's best ski resorts are not much further. The scope for hiking, mountain biking, river and loch fishing, climbing, skiing and snowboarding is vast, and there are plenty of castles and other historical sites to see as well. There is space for up to six people to sleep in three bedrooms with one and a half acres of garden that attracts birds, red squirrels, rabbits and roe deer.
Fantastic luxury holiday cottage with magnificent sea or mountain views from all rooms. Within easy walking distance of the local restaurants and amenities of Broadford village and an ideal self-catering base from which to tour all of Skye and Western Ross. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
A delightful five star holiday cottage in a beautiful tranquil part of Pembrokeshire in Wales close to Little Newcastle with a village green and pub. The perfect country retreat for two people wanting to escape the pressures of every day life with lovely walks from the front door. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
Marsh View is on Mocketts Farm on the Isle of Sheppey, within walking distance of the coast and The Ferry House Inn at Harty. The spacious holiday cottage sleeps eight guests in four bedrooms and has a flexible layout that works well for families, extended families and friends. Guests enjoy beautiful views and wonderful footpaths and cycling routes from the door. The location is perfect at any time of the year as it is close to two national nature reserves and beautiful beaches, yet only half an hour from Maidstone and an hour from Canterbury and London.
Escape to the peace and beauty of Harty on the Isle of Sheppey. This fantastic barn conversion is perfect for a holiday with extended family or friends, sleeping 12 people in six lovely ensuite bedrooms with the possibility of squeezing in a few extra kids on camp beds if necessary. It is one of five super self-catering cottages on Mocketts Farm in Kent, offering a 4-Star Gold standard of accommodation without compromise. The surrounding area is an oasis of tranquility which attracts an abundance of wildlife, and with a very good pub within strolling distance, Mocketts Farm provides all the right ingredients for a relaxing holiday.
The Wye Valley is a serene and beautiful setting. The River Wye stretches for 134 miles from mid-Wales to the Severn Estuary, and the area has some of the oldest forests in the UK. The Wain House at Trippenkennett Farm comfortable sleeps four people in two bedrooms, with a flexible configuration that makes it appropriate for couples, families or friends. The farm has two coarse fishing lakes, with more angling opportunities, as well as kayaking and canoeing, available on the river. Market towns such as Ross-on-Wye, Monmouth, Hay-on-Wye and Abergavenny are all nearby, and there are miles of footpaths, bridleways and cycle paths to enjoy. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Sitting in the very heart of the Dales, this cosy quaint holiday cottage is a superb self-catering base for visiting many popular areas including the Yorkshire Dales, Northumberland, Cumbria and the coast. Alternatively, enjoy the unspoilt beauty of County Durham or simply relax when you stay at Innkeepers Cottage.
Accessible barn conversion sitting in an idyllic spot close to the market town of Coleford in Gloucestershire. Renovated to a high standard and adapted for wheelchair users, The Lodge at Hilltop Cottage sleeps up to five guests in two bedrooms with the additional use of a comfortable sofa bed in the living room. Perfectly blending a stunning rural location within the Forest of Dean with modern day luxuries such as underfloor heating, ensuite bedrooms and remote control TVs, blinds and a wall mounted fire, this cosy lodge is perfect all year round. Enjoy walks from the front door, mountain biking along the forest trails, canoeing on the River Wye, or simply recharging your batteries in peaceful surroundings. Bookings are available all year round. Tourist board rating: 4 Star