Swallow cottage is homely and welcoming, in a quiet position and wonderful for all ages and well behaved pets. A few yards from the cottage is a beautiful National Trust Combe, leading a mile down to a lovely natural beach which is dog friendly, as is The Donkey Sanctuary, which children love, and is free to enter. The Sanctuary is just a few minutes walk away and has a good cafe overlooking the donkeys and combe to the sea, as well as eight miles of walkways. Sidmouth has lovely shops, and Branscombe, Beer and Lyme Regis are all within easy reach. The local Coast Path walking is spectacular.
Relax against the backdrop of 200-acres of prime Cornish farmland. Kingfisher Cottage is on Waterloo Farm, a few miles from Launceston and within easy reach of Bodmin Moor, Bude, Crackington Haven, Boscastle and Tintagel. It's one of six welcoming holiday cottages on the farm. It is accessible for wheelchair users with accommodation entirely on the ground floor and a level entrance from the parking area. Guests can fly or coarse fish, swim in the heated outdoor pool (from May to September), play in the sandpit play area, spot birds and wildlife from the hide, and challenge each other in the games room.
Set within fifteen acres of land in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Buckinghamshire, this unique contemporary dog-friendly self-catering Barn is within easy reach of London and centrally located between the lively towns of Berkhamsted and Chesham. Sitting within the Chiltern Hills, there are lovely walks (including walks along the Grand Union Canal) and plenty of attractions for day trips out when you stay at The Black Barn.
The Pig House is a beautifully converted country holiday home in North Norfolk, a few miles from Holt and 10-15 minutes from spectacular beaches. It's enormous, sleeping eight people in four ensuite bedrooms, with two folding beds to increase accommodation to 10. There is also a large enclosed courtyard garden with a barbecue area and outdoor hot tub and a cinema room with surround sound. You're close to fantastic attractions like beWILDerwood, Blakeney Point, Cromer Pier and Museum, Norwich, Pensthorpe Nature Reserve, and Sandringham, with lots to keep everyone happy in all seasons. The Pig House is the perfect location for all generations to come together or for friends reuniting or celebrating special occasions.
Perfectly situated in the popular village of Wroxham in the very heart of Norfolk Broads, this welcoming waterside retreat boasts views over the water. An ideal self-catering retreat from which to explore the magical waterways, enjoy riverside walks, explore Norwich and the coast or simply relax in the riverside setting.
Large and welcoming, Jupiter Lodge is perfect for getting together with friends and families and is surrounded by glorious undulating Cornish Countryside on the edge of Bodmin Moor near the little village of Upton Cross. A dramatic playground for outdoor activities and great self-catering base centrally located, for exploring Cornwall's many attractions.
The Barn is a wonderful family-friendly holiday cottage on a family-run farm in Ceredigion, 11 miles from Aberystwyth and with beautiful views of the Cambrian Hills. The layout also works well for couples, and the ground floor is accessible for guests who use a wheelchair. It's a fantastic choice for people to enjoy being outdoors in a beautiful setting, walking, cycling and spending time at the beach. Aberystwyth is an exciting town with lots to offer in all seasons, making this an excellent choice for a relaxing rural escape in any season.
Formerly the station masters house, this spacious luxurious holiday home is located in the rural Scottish town of Sanquhar within Dumfries and Galloway. There are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy locally, pubs and fine dining restaurants for meals out, superb walking with the Ayrshire Coastal Path easily accessible and places to visit by train! Tourist board rating: 5 Star
Combine the space and privacy of a self-catering cottage with the luxury and convenience of a spa-hotel stay at Driftwood Lodge. This modern two-bedroom cottage is in the grounds of Trenython Manor near Fowey, with guests having access to the hotel's grounds, spa facilities, bar and restaurant. It is available all year round, putting visitors within easy reach of beautiful beaches and attractions such as Lanhydrock, Eden Project, the sailing town of Fowey and the historic harbour at Charlestown. The cottage sleeps up to four people and has a layout that suits couples and families.
With log burner, whirlpool bath and four poster bed, this 4 Star holiday cottage is ideal for couples wanting a romantic break or family holiday. The Linhay is located in South Devon, between Salcombe and Dartmouth and under a mile from the village pub and beach. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Cockermouth is as charming as any of England's market towns with a weekly market, an excellent array of eateries, and attractions that include Wordsworth House. It sits on the River Derwent and is the starting point for fantastic walks and bike rides, being just over the border of the Lake District National Park and close to beaches and forests. Walking, mountain biking, fishing and sailing are only a few of the many wonderful ways to have fun when you stay at Kia Ora - a lovely holiday cottage about a mile from the centre of town and within walking distance of places to eat, drink and shop. The dog-friendly cottage sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms and is perfect for couples, families and friends.
A beautiful barn conversion oozing character and charm in the heart of North Norfolk and within easy reach of the coast, Norwich and the areas many attractions - Ideal for friends or family who want to spend time together or celebrate a milestone event.
Pear Tree Cottage is perfectly located for exploring the best of Norfolk, including its gorgeous countryside, uniquely beautiful Broads, spectacular beaches like Cromer and Sheringham, and medieval Norwich with its wealth of independent shops and centuries of history. The cottage is one of two lovely properties at Roundabout Farm. Guests have use of seven private acres of grounds that include fields and woodland, and are close to favourite attractions including Thursford Steam Museum and Sheringham Park.
Beehive Cottage has arguably the best views in the entire Exmoor National Park. The self-catering cottage, which was built in 1866 and sleeps four guests in two bedrooms, sits in a private location down a private lane, surrounded by fields with uninterrupted views down to Worthy Coombe and Porlock Bay. The South West Coast Path is only a few minutes' walk from the front door, while Porlock Weir and the Bottom Ship pub are just 1.5 miles away. Beehive Cottage is ideal for exploring Exmoor National Park's coast and country, giving easy access to beautiful attractions like the beaches at Lee Bay and Minehead, charming towns and villages such as Lynton and Dunster, and miles of paths, roads and trails for walking and cycling.
'Off the Rails' provides a truly unique holiday experience in the picture postcard village of Plockton in the Scottish Highlands. With superb pubs and seafood restaurants in the village and lovely walks nearby this is a perfect holiday destination for those who enjoy walking, kayaking, relaxing or exploring this wonderful part of Scotland including the Isle of Skye.
Get away from it all on this welcoming waterfront holiday cottage on the Isle of Skye. Sandpiper is a modern interpretation of a traditional Hebridean cottage facing Broadford Bay with breathtaking views over the water to the Red Cuillins. It has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, sleeping four people in comfort. The detached cottage is surrounded by a big garden, with views over the water to the front and views over a croft to the rear. It's close to Broadford and only 15 minutes from the Skye Bridge, putting you within easy reach of everything you'll need for a stress-free self-catering holiday.
A recently refurbished self-catering cottage in Lydd-on-Sea, directly opposite the beach with far-reaching views over the English Channel. Sea View Retreat has one bedroom and a light, spacious living area. It's perfect for couples or individual guests, including those with dogs, who want direct access to gorgeous walks along the coast and through the Dungeness Nature Reserve. The property is in Lydd-on-Sea and within walking distance of a pub and a popular fish shack. Rye, Tenterden and Ashford are within easy reach, as are many of Kent's favourite attractions.
A spacious detached holiday home located three miles from Hawick in the Scottish Borders. Set in two acres of private gardens with hot tub, gazebo and Finnish style BBQ house, Branxholm Knowe House is ideal for entertaining, celebrating a special occasion or for two families to enjoy a holiday together.
Woodcroft is located on one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline on the Isle of Harris in the Outer Hebrides, with simply stunning beaches within walking distance. Sitting on a fourteen acre croft, the surrounding landscape offers all the right ingredients for enjoying a taste of Scottish Island life and relaxing away from it all. Amazing beaches on the doorstep and Luskentyre beach within easy reach.
If you're yearning for fresh air, big sky views, and a place where you, your family and friends can relax and catch up, Gardener's Cottage is it. Sitting in Netherton close to the national park and the Cheviot Hills, the three-bedroom holiday home is perfect for self-catering holidays in Northumberland in any season. There is space for seven people, with children and well-behaved dogs welcome. Take long walks and bike rides through the countryside or along the coast, visit stately homes and castles, and enjoy long pub lunches or picnics on a sunny day.