Stay in a Victorian farmhouse in the beautiful Cairngorms National Park. Torranbuie Farmhouse dates from the early 1800s and sleeps six people in three bedrooms. It's close to Strathdon, famous for the annual Lonach Highland Gathering, and a short drive from the Lecht Ski Centre, where there is mountain biking and alpine walking in summer and skiing and snowboarding in winter. Fishing, golf, climbing, horse riding and gliding are all popular activities. Day trips can include visiting Balmoral, the Moray Coast and Aberdeen. The holiday cottage is child and dog-friendly and available for bookings all year round.
Set on a farm amongst beautiful rolling countryside, this holiday cottage offers a high standard of self-catering accommodation and is a perfect base for exploring East Lothian and its many delights. With Edinburgh easily accessible within 30-minutes by car and the coast just 15-minutes away, The Stables is perfect whether you fancy relaxing or exploring. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
A delightful contemporary self catering cottage positioned by the side of the river on the fringes of the Somerset village of Coleford. Leat Cottage is ideal for walking, cycling, relaxing or visiting the many attractions this area has to offer.
The Nest has recently been refurbished to offer very comfortable accommodation to couples and families. The ground floor holiday home is barely 100 metres from the Pembrokeshire Coast Path and Little Haven Beach, within walking distance of two friendly pubs, and next door to a fantastic shop selling fresh crab and lobster. Broad Haven is only a mile away, with more amenities nearby in Haverfordwest or at one of the region's excellent farm shops. The ground floor apartment sleeps four people in two bedrooms. Children and one well-behaved dog are welcome.
A delightful holiday cottage in the picturesque Test Valley ideally placed on the borders of Hampshire and Wiltshire just ten minutes drive from the New Forest. A peaceful location with stunning countryside views. Presented to a high standard with an outdoor (shared) pool, this is a perfect place for a family holiday.
Located close to Lanhydrock House, Hosta House is a comfortable holiday retreat for couples and an ideal base from which to explore Cornwall and its many attractions. Set within five acres of rolling Cornish countryside, guests have the use of a fishing lake, hot tub and can enjoy panoramic views. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
With its own private indoor swimming pool, games room and log fire, this holiday cottage is ideal for parties of up to twelve to fourteen guests who want to holiday together and relax at any time of the year. Sitting on the edge of the Cotswolds, Ashdene is perfectly located for exploring the Cotswolds, Bath, Stone Henge, Stratford-upon-Avon and much more. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
Gosport has everything you could want in a holiday destination, including fantastic amenities, beautiful views, historical sights and attractions, and countless ways to have fun. The seaside town is just across the water from Portsmouth and a wonderful choice for anyone who enjoys sailing, walking or cycling. Coach House is a contemporary property with a timeless style built in the grounds of a Grade II listed Georgian villa, a short walk from the centre of town and within easy reach of shops, cafes, pubs and the Gosport Ferry terminal. It sleeps up to eight people in four ensuite bedrooms and is ideal for families or friends. The owner can arrange hot tub hire if required.
Offering the perfect blend of rustic charm, cosiness with log burner and modern day conveniences to ensure a high standard of comfort, Barn Cottage sits on the outskirts of Alderholt in Dorset. A pretty village with pub for meals out, a mill serving cream teas at the weekend, and a shop for forgotten provisions, Alderholt is just three miles from the county town of Fordingbridge and a five minute car ride into the New Forest National Park with an abundance of forest tracks to satisfy the keenest of walkers, cyclists and horse riders. This welcoming holiday cottage is a perfect self-catering base for exploring both Dorset and Hampshire including the Forest and South Coast.
For many, a holiday on the Isle of Skye is a once in a lifetime opportunity. For others, it's a regular joy. Whether you're a first time visitor or you know the island well, you'll find all the comforts of home in Otterburn Cottage in Lower Breakish. The modern detached holiday home has beautiful views over Inner Sound, with the shore less than 50 metres from the door. There is space for four people to sleep in two bedrooms with room for a travel cot, making it an excellent choice for families or couples.
With just the birds and wildlife as your neighbours, The Barn offers a peaceful and secluded getaway in the village of Hermitage on the edge of the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With a trout and carp fishing lake, walks from the front door and a number of attractions nearby, there is plenty to keep all ages entertained. Sleeping eight guests in three bedrooms, with accommodation all on one level, The Barn is the perfect self-catering holiday accommodation for families, friends and couples looking for a slice of beautiful rural Dorset.
Just two hours from London and normally less than an hour from Birmingham and Cardiff, Leadon View Barn is conveniently positioned in a tranquil valley close to Tewkesbury and Ledbury. Guests staying at this welcoming holiday cottage can enjoy easy access for exploring the Malvern Hills, Wye Valley, Forest of Dean, Cheltenham Spa and the cathedral cities of Hereford, Gloucester and Worcester. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
The best of the Peak District National Park, Cheshire and Staffordshire are all within reach of Allmore Cottage. Surrounded by 14-acres of grounds, which include a coarse fishing pond, visitors can spend their days discovering the many attractions of the Peak District, relaxing or fishing on-site and walking for miles through beautiful countryside. The pet-friendly holiday cottage is light and spacious with a relaxing king-sized bedroom, cosy log burner and sunny conservatory, as well as a home gym and all the peace a couple could wish for. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
The Smithy is a quiet cottage on the Furness peninsula, close to Morecambe Bay and Lake District National Park. The former barn now offers comfortable accommodation for up to four people in two bedrooms, and is within walking distance of the centre of Newton-in-Furness where there are welcoming real-ale pubs and good amenities. There are lovely walks and cycling routes from the front door and the cottage is within easy reach of favourite attractions including Windermere, Piel Island and Furness Abbey.
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
The Warren is an ideal holiday cottage for families, sleeping seven people in three bedrooms with an indoor swimming pool and a games room. It's one of two holiday properties on the family-run Conygre Farm in the Vale of Pewsey, with direct access to stunning walks and gentle cycling routes around the North Wessex Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Stonehenge, Avebury and Silbury Hill are all nearby, while the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bath, Oxford, Salisbury and Winchester are all within an hour's drive.
A delightful detached dog-friendly cottage perfect for couples, friends and families, providing a taste of country life. Just four miles from the glorious beaches of the Norfolk coast and within easy reach of the Norfolk Broads, Porters Cottage puts you close to all of Norfolk's best bits to get the most out of your holiday. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
The Yorkshire Wolds are a great destination at any time of the year as they are within easy reach of The Yorkshire Coast including the resort towns of Scarborough, Filey & Whitby. Also within easy reach are The North York Moors National Park, The Howardian Hills and the ancient City of York. This beautiful barn conversion enjoys a central location in the lovely village of West Lutton overlooking the church and just 2 mins walk from the local pub. The Market town of Malton, known as Yorkshire’s Food Capital is just 11 miles away, and Pickering is an easy 30mins drive. The self-catering cottage sleeps up to 8 people in 4 bedrooms, and the owner is happy to accept bookings for families needing only 2 or 3 bedrooms at a reduced rate in all but Peak Season.
Escape to the peace and serenity of the Isle of Skye in this beautiful holiday cottage. Cobblers Croft is a traditional stone croft cottage sympathetically extended and modernised to accommodate six people in three bedrooms. It has gorgeous mountain and sea views from the house and gardens and is only a 20-minute walk from the coast. Around a mile away, Broadford has all of the amenities you need for a self-catering stay, including a big supermarket and a good choice of shops and places to eat. The Isle of Skye is an incredible year-round holiday destination where you can walk, cycle and mountain bike around the coast, up mountains, and through stunning inland scenery. Fishing, surfing, climbing and kayaking are also easily accessible.
A warm welcome awaits at Waterlake Cottage on the outskirts of the Wiltshire village of Orcheston. Just three miles from Stonehenge and a short drive from Salisbury, Avebury and Bath, there are no shortage of great days out to enjoy. Alternatively, simply relax in the peaceful countryside setting and enjoy walks and cycle rides through beautiful scenery. Tourist board rating: 4 Star