Celebrate a special occasion in this magnificent country house just two hours from London, close to Aldeburgh and only a short drive from the pretty market town of Woodbridge. Pettistree House is an early Georgian country house in which the owners have carefully restored original features like big sash windows and wall panelling, hiding away modern comforts like underfloor heating. Pettistree House provides the perfect place to host your country house party, with 15 stunning bedrooms sleeping up to 30 people and 13 private acres of parkland. The house feels like a luxurious boutique hotel, yet guests enjoy space and convenience of staying in a private residence.
The versatile layout at Street Farm makes it ideal for large groups, giving guests the option of spending time socialising and celebrating together or relaxing on their own. Five luxurious properties sleep between two and thirty people, and there is also a spa suite with hot tub. The farm sits within the Yorkshire Dales National Park, a 10-minute stroll through meadows to the Fat Lamb Inn and just over half an hour's drive to the Lake District National Park. With fantastic opportunities for outdoor adventure on the doorstep and a luxurious setting, Street Farm is the perfect venue if you are looking to celebrate and have fun away with friends or family.
This handcrafted log cabin is the ultimate adult's holiday escape. Honey Tree Lodge is within walking distance of a friendly village pub and a beautiful nature reserve, boasting its very own private treehouse, a sauna and an outdoor hot tub as well as a 100-inch cinema screen and a master bedroom with an impressive feature copper bath. With two king-sized bedrooms and a double sofa bed, it sleeps up to six adults and is only a few miles from Canterbury and Whitstable for a day by the sea.
Treat yourself to a fantastic holiday at Nine Ocean Reach. The gorgeous ground floor apartment enjoys spectacular ocean views and a location close to Hope Cove and the South West Coast Path. It offers a superb standard of accommodation for couples or individuals and is also pet friendly. Salcombe and Totnes are all close by, and you can see Burgh Island from the window. Plymouth and Dartmouth are within reach for a day out, and there are miles of fantastic footpaths within easy reach, including the South West Coast Path. Short breaks are possible, depending on availability, and the holiday apartment is available all year round.
Party like a rock royalty in this amazing large group self-catering property on the border between Wales and England. Monnow Valley Studios has hosted legends such as Tom Jones, Oasis, and Ozzy Osborne, who all stayed here while recording. Now you, your family and your friends can enjoy the same facilities that include 11 bedrooms to sleep up to 26 people, huge grounds with wild swimming and fishing potential, a cinema/games room, and a soundproof party room. Monnow Valley Studios is two miles from Monmouth and within easy reach of the Wye Valley, Forest of Dean and the Brecon Beacons. It's available for bookings all year round, with well-behaved hen and stag parties welcome.
Tiarks sleeps 7 adults (plus a baby) and is a welcoming holiday home on a family-run farm in the Mendip Hills AONB. It's next to Crooks Peak and is within easy reach of Brean Sands and Cheddar Gorge. Local attractions include Glastonbury Tor and cathedral, Wells Cathedral, and Weston-Super-Mare pier. The farm offers easy access to the M5, so it is possible to go to Bristol, Bath, Stonehenge and Longleat for day trips.
Churn Cottage is a pretty brick barn conversion with beautiful views. It sleeps four people in two bedrooms, with guests enjoying a spacious open-plan living/dining area and a private patio overlooking fields and a river. The layout is suitable for couples, families and friends, including those with limited mobility or who use an assisted wheelchair. Churn Cottage is one of three lovely properties at Sambrook Manor. It's a short drive from Market Drayton and Newport and within an hour's drive from Shrewsbury and Stoke-on-Trent. There are beautiful walks and bike rides from the door, with fishing, golf, horse riding and other outdoor activities nearby.
Chestnut Cottage is on the family-friendly 25 acre Wood Farm estate, with beautiful views over fields and woodland and excellent onsite amenities, and the Pigs pub just 10 minutes on foot. The single-storey holiday cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms and suits couples and families, including visitors who use a wheelchair. Guests can use the playground, woodland walk, nature/jogging trail and indoor games room or spend time exploring North Norfolk's beaches and attractions. There is no shortage of places to walk or ride your bike, while nearby riding stables and golf courses provide further ways to enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Morndyke Cottage is a beautiful holiday cottage in a gorgeous location near the North York Moors. It is on the family-run Morndyke Farm and sleeps three people in two bedrooms. The owners have gone to great efforts to ensure a high standard of accommodation with luxuries like underfloor heating, Laura Ashley furnishings and fresh flowers. The two-bedroom self-catering cottage sleeps three people with accommodation all on one level. There is a shop, restaurant and pub all within a mile, and beautiful walks and bike rides from the door.
A spectacular luxurious beach cottage in a tranquil oasis of calm right by the beach in a beautiful unspoilt part of South Cornwall away from the crowds yet within easy reach of the many attractions. Fabulous throughout, a hot tub and patio with sea views, games room, stylish kitchen, gorgeous beach and coastal footpath on the doorstep are just some of its highlights.
Full of Four Star Gold luxury, character and style, this beautifully presented barn conversion provides accessible dog-friendly self-catering in Staunton on Wye, amidst glorious Herefordshire countryside. The surrounding area offers peace, tranquility and lovely walks, and is an ideal base for exploring Hay-on-Wye, Hereford city, the Wye Valley, Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons National Park. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
Did you know the highest village in Scotland isn't in the Highlands? Wanlockhead sits at an impressive 1,531 feet (467 metres) above sea level and is an hour south of Glasgow. The tiny community boasts massive views (and a decent local pub) with excellent footpaths and mountain bike trails. Dialknowe Holiday Cottage is a charming whitewashed holiday home sleeping six people in two bedrooms. It's available all year round so is perfect for couples or families who want the majesty of the mountains coupled with a bit of history, some great local food, and the ability to explore the wider area of Dumfries and Galloway easily.
Formerly the stable block, this recent conversion provides modern well presented self-catering accommodation for families and friends who want to enjoy a taste of country living. Surrounded by glorious Wiltshire scenery in the picturesque village of East Grafton within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, The Hen House sits on a working farm. An excellent base for exploring the many attractions of the area including world famous Stonehenge, Salisbury, Avebury stone circles, Savernake Forest, Devizes, Marlborough and the Kennet and Avon Canal. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
Situated on a peaceful former working farm just ten minutes' walk from the centre of Ludham, Limes Farm Cottage is perfect for families and couples who want the best of the Broads and beautiful Norfolk beaches. Start your day in the large, sunny family kitchen and finish it with a barbeque or picnic in the orchard or with a drink at one of two friendly pubs, The Dog and The Kings Arm, both of which are within walking distance. Nearby, there are miles of waterways to explore by boat or canoe and ample walking and cycling opportunities. The owners are happy to provide secure bike storage, and it is possible to arrange for hire bikes to be delivered to your door. Wroxham, Sea Palling, Great Yarmouth and Norwich are all within easy reach either by car or bus from Ludham, and there are numerous picturesque villages to discover by road and water. The Broads are renowned for the diversity of bird and wildlife, and there is always something wonderful to look at.
Wharfedale View is the perfect holiday home for couples or families to escape to the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales. Set within two acres on the edge of Kilnsey and surrounded by fields and farmland, the cottage is only 200 metres from the Wharfe and Skirfare and within easy reach of Grassington, Kettlewell and Skipton. There are fantastic opportunities for walking, mountain biking and road cycling from the door, with the owner providing bike cleaning and secure storage facilities. Wharfedale View sleeps four people in two bedrooms and is fantastic for a relaxing holiday at any time of year.
The Greenway is a place where families and friends can gather and relax in beautiful surroundings. The single-storey holiday home sleeps eight people in the quiet hamlet of Knaptoft, enjoying gardens to the front and rear, lots of living space and four bedrooms - three of which are ensuite. It is within easy reach of some of the area's favourite wedding and event venues. It is also close to attractions that include the National Space Centre, King Richard III Visitor Centre, and Foxton Locks. The accommodation is ideal if you're staying for a few nights to attend a wedding, enjoying a holiday full of relaxed rural walks, just want to get away to catch up with friends or need a home-away-from-home while you and your family relocate.
Whether you're travelling with your kids, extended family or a group of friends, everyone will love Gould's Farmhouse. Four large bedrooms, three bathrooms and three sitting rooms, together with a spacious country kitchen and fantastic garden mean you can enjoy being together while still having your own space. It's on a quiet lane in Milborne St Andrew, within walking distance of a great pub (The Royal Oak), the village shop and a kids playground, and close to the vibrant market towns of Dorchester and Blandford. The Jurassic Coast, Weymouth and Poole are all a short drive away, and there are beautiful National Trust properties like Hardy's Cottage to enjoy. Footpaths, including the South West Coast Path, bridle ways and cycle paths are plentiful so you can be as active as you like, or simply recline on a lounger in the garden with a good book and enjoy not having to please anyone but yourself.
If you dream of a holiday where you can sit back in a hot tub and enjoy far reaching views over stunning countryside, then Penblaith Barn could be for you. This fantastic barn conversion has been finished to the highest specification, and with room for up to 18 guests in eight en-suite bedrooms, there is plenty of space for you to gather your family and friends together for a truly memorable holiday. Monmouth and Ross-on-Wye are just a few miles away and have a good variety of shops, cafes and pubs; while Symonds Yat, the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons National Parks provide a wealth of choice for walkers and mountain bikers. There are dozens of nearby castles, from the romantic ruins of Chepstow to the gorgeous gothic-revival interior of Cardiff Castle. With wonderful Herefordshire and Monmouthshire towns and villages to happily occupy your days, and a games room, hot tub and vast gardens to entertain you at home, Penblaith Barn makes it possible for everyone in your group to Tourist board rating: 5 Star
Escape to the country at Ysgubor, where you can enjoy incredible views of the Ystwyth Valley to the Cambrian Mountains. Just over a mile from the market town of Tregaron and Y Talbot pub, its location is ideal for enjoying Ceredigion's most beautiful attractions including the beaches at Aberystwyth and Cardigan, Cors Caron Nature Reserve and the Devil's Bridge waterfalls. There is space for six guests in three bedrooms, with child-friendly touches including their own play area on the mezzanine level. With two bathrooms and three living areas, plus a spacious garden and patio, Ysgubor is perfect for families and friends.