Red Kite Lodge appeals to couples and families for its 4-star standard of holiday accommodation and its convenient location. Set among 22 acres of a quiet holiday park, the Scandinavian-style wooden self-catering lodge sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms. It has balconies on both upper and lower levels where guests can enjoy views of the loch and possibly spot a local red kite.The beach at Sandyhills Bay is only a ten-minute walk from the door, as is the onsite bar and restaurant for nights when you don't feel like cooking. The Solway Firth, Dalbeattie Forest, and favourite sights and attractions are all within easy reach to make Red Kite Lodge a wonderful holiday destination at any time of the year. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
This ground floor self-catering apartment is perfect for families as it sleeps up to six people in three bedrooms and has a garden. Lower Instow Cottage is in a prime position across the road from Instow Beach and within walking distance of shops, cafes and pubs. Westward Ho! and the South West Coast Path are only a few miles away, and Exmoor National Park is also within easy reach with more scope for walking, mountain biking and horse riding. There are golf courses, gardens, historic buildings and adventure parks within a small radius of Lower Instow Beach Cottage, making it a wonderful choice for a holiday in every season.
This spacious, first-floor apartment has uninterrupted views over Instow beach and estuary. It comfortably sleeps up to five people in three lovely bedrooms, with a layout that works for families and friends. Westward Ho! and Exmoor National Park are only a few miles away, and there are endless miles of footpaths and cycling routes including the South West Coast Path and Tarka Trail. Surfing, sailing, swimming, horse riding, golf and fishing are all favourite activities, with local attractions including The Big Sheep, RHS Rosemoor and Hartland Abbey.
Combe Martin boasts one of the most beautiful beaches in Devon, with a dramatic coastline and a location on the edge of the Exmoor National Park. This spacious holiday cottage is within walking distance of the beach, pubs, shops and cafes, and within easy reach of some of the area's favourite sights and attractions. It sleeps up to six people in three comfortable bedrooms, with an open-plan living space and a private patio and garden. Seaweed is ideal for families and friends who love walking, cycling, and spending time at the seaside.
You can't turn down the opportunity to stay in this gorgeous holiday home which boasts an incredible location overlooking Plymouth Sound and Cawsand Bay. The end-terrace cottage is perfect for families and friends as it can sleep up to six people in three comfortable bedrooms, with fantastic sea views from most rooms as well as the roof-top terrace and the patio. Walk along the coastal footpath to Cawsands, where you can eat in a cafe, drink in a pub or catch the ferry to Plymouth. There's plenty to do at any time of the year, assuming you can drag yourself away from the breathtaking views.
Couples adore The Little Cottage on Geurfron Farm near Tywyn in the Snowdonia National Park. The pretty stone holiday cottage sits on 20 private acres of land and has stunning views over the Dysynni Valley from the cottage and the terrace. It's only a few miles from the coast and within easy reach of places like Dolgellau, Castell Cynfal, and the waterfalls at Dolgolch and Nant Gwernol. Geufron Farm is a non-working farm, so there's lots of space but no farm noise or passing traffic to disturb your sleep.
The Old Farmhouse has been part of Guefron Farm for two hundred years, and it's even more welcoming today thanks to a sympathetic refresh by the owners who have made it feel comfortably modern without losing any original character. It's perfect for families, with space for up to nine people to sleep in four bedrooms, with sensational mountain views, and use of the farm's 20 acres. You can book it independently or with one of the four other holiday cottages on the estate. The beach is only a few miles away, and there are beautiful footpaths from the door, including to the nearby Peniarth Arms in Bryncrug.
You won't know where to look first when you arrive at The Barn. Will you sit on the deck and drink in the stunning views over the Snowdonia countryside to Cardigan Bay? Or look up to the mountains and the promise of an adventure? Maybe the interiors will catch your attention, where attractive original features have been complemented by a recent refurbishment to offer a high standard of accommodation for up to four people in two bedrooms, making it perfect for family and friends. The Barn is within walking distance of a dog-friendly pub and less than three miles from Tywyn's Blue Flag Beach and the Wales Coast Path. There is always plenty to see and do when you stay at The Barn, no matter what the season.
Fall in love all over again in this gorgeous holiday cottage in the Snowdonia National Park. The Granary sits in 20 private acres less than three miles from Cardigan Bay, Tywyn beach and the Wales Coastal Path, and within walking distance of the Peniarth Arms pub in Bryncrug. It is ideal for couples, though would also suit a solo adventurer who wants easy access to beautiful footpaths, exciting mountain bike routes, golf, fishing, horse riding, bird watching and a wealth of other activities that make Snowdonia a favourite holiday destination in every season.
The incredible views at The Cowshed are matched only by its stylish interior, which has recently been refurbished and updated to provide very comfortable self-catering accommodation for up to five people in two bedrooms. The layout (one double bedroom and a triple bunk room) is perfect for families, and with all rooms on one level, it's also great for people who like to avoid stairs. The Cowshed is on Geuforn Farm, a non-working farm set in 20 private acres in the south-west of Snowdonia National Park. Tywyn's Blue Flag beach is less than three miles from the door, and there is a welcoming, dog-friendly pub within walking distance.
You'll lose your heart to The Old Farmhouse, which sits in 20 private acres and has spectacular views over the Snowdonia National Park to Cardigan Bay. The gorgeous period farmhouse has recently been refurbished and now boasts a fresh, modern interior with plenty of 21st Century luxuries that sit comfortably alongside original 17th Century features. The private garden has a heated outdoor swimming pool for guests exclusive use (between May to the end of Sept), and there are stunning walks and bike rides from the gate. With space for up to nine people to sleep in four lovely bedrooms, and the option to rent the adjoining Little Cottage sleeping an extra two, this picturesque house is perfect for families and friends.
A spacious and modern lakeside holiday house located on the highly desirable Lower Mill Estate on The Cotswold Water Park close to the market town of Cirencester. Sleeping 10 guests in 5 bedrooms, and with a large decking area overlooking the water for sundowners in the summer and a log burner for cosy winter nights in, Sorrel House is the perfect self-catering retreat for extended family celebrations and special get togethers. This fabulous holiday house also welcomes up to three dogs and has access to an on-site spa as well as children's play areas, two tennis courts and a 450-acre nature reserve.
A spacious, contemporary family home in a sought after waterfront location on the Lower Mill Estate in Gloucestershire. Guests have direct access to tennis courts, play areas and a 450-acre nature reserve, as well as a luxurious spa with indoor and outdoor swimming pools. There is also a man-made beach within 2 minute drive. The Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is on the doorstep, while places like Cirencester and Westonbirt Arboretum are nearby. It's the perfect place where families can enjoy being together, relaxing and having fun.
Stay in luxury in this dreamy Dorset cottage that has stunning sea views, a hot tub and is within one mile of Chideock village and two pubs. It has three gorgeous ensuite bedrooms and is beautifully furnished throughout, with a fabulous Mediterranean style verandah and private garden for relaxing. Families love that it is so close to beautiful beaches and the Jurassic Coast, while couples adore the honeymoon suite feel of the master bedroom, where they can enjoy spectacular sea views from bed with a cup of tea in the morning. Frog by the Sea is simply gorgeous.
Settle back and relax in this lovely holiday cottage that is tucked away in a peaceful location between Newquay and Truro. The Forge comfortably sleeps up to four people in two ensuite bedrooms, with a layout that is ideal for couples, friends or small families. Accommodation is all on one level and is dog-friendly with practical hardwood floors and a private, fenced garden. The cottage is in Penhallow, within walking distance of the village pub and less than three miles from Perranporth beach. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Recently constructed, The Coach House is the perfect blend of contemporary and classic, with traditional materials like oak used alongside high-end furnishings and building techniques. This high-quality holiday home is ideal for couples and families as there is easily space to sleep up to four people in two lovely bedrooms. It sits on a private estate in the hamlet of Penhallow, just a few miles from Perranporth Beach and close to Newquay. The owners have paid close attention to the needs of wheelchair users to ensure the house is comfortable and welcoming for all its guests. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
Escape to the peace and beauty of West Wales in this eco-friendly self-catering Pembrokeshire holiday cottage. The Cow Shed sleeps up to six people in three bedrooms, with couples, families and friends enjoying beautiful views, a high standard of accommodation and a location only two miles from the beach at Newgale Sands. St Davids, Solva and the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park are all within easy reach as are other popular attractions that include Folly Farm. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
Enjoy the beautiful Pembrokeshire Coast National Park from this very comfortable holiday cottage which sleeps up to four people in two lovely bedrooms. The former barn is only two miles from Newgale Sands and within easy reach of Solva, St David's, Tenby, Fishguard and the Preseli Mountains. The Barn is as perfect for those who love being outdoors and active as it is for people who enjoy historic sights, local markets and tasty food, or who simply want to relax in a luxurious setting. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
Let the kids roam in the 22 acres of fields and woodland that surround The Cart House. It is one of five eco-friendly Pembrokeshire holiday cottages on site, and has space for up to six people to sleep in three very comfortable bedrooms. The beautiful Pembrokeshire Coast is nearby, as are Solva, Haverfordwest and St Davids. There is always something beautiful to see or fun to do in Pembrokeshire, making it a fantastic year-round holiday destination for couples, families and friends. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
Villa 12 at Trewhiddle Village is a fantastic family holiday home near Mevagissey, Fowey and St Austell. The spacious, four-bedroom property sleeps seven people and is child and pet-friendly, with bookings available all year round. You're only a few minutes from beautiful South Coast beaches like Porthpean and Pentewan and just half an hour from Newquay and other beaches on the North Coast of Cornwall. The Eden Project and Lost Gardens of Heligan are 15 minutes drive, with other local attractions, including Newquay Zoo and Camel Creek Adventure Park. Trewhiddle Village has a superb portfolio of high-end holiday rentals that you can book together to accommodate groups of friends and extended families.