Bradford-on-Avon is the perfect choice for couples, families or friends wanting to explore Wiltshire, Bath and the southern Cotswolds. These pretty holiday cottages are is in the grounds of a farmhouse, a mile from the market town's shops and cafes, and just half a mile from The George pub. The River Avon and the Kennet and Avon Canal are both close, while nearby attractions include Longleat Safari Park, Stonehenge and Wookey Hole. Both Cow Byre 1 and Cow Byre 2 sleep up to five guests in each and are rented separately (or together to accommodate larger groups of up to ten).
These two semi-detached cottages connect to provide comfortable self-catering accommodation for large groups of up to 10 people in four bedrooms, with a layout that suits big or extended families and groups of friends. The location is perfect, being about a mile from the shops, cafes and market in beautiful Bradford-on-Avon, and only half-a-mile from the nearest dog-friendly pub. The River Avon and Kennet and Avon Canal both flow close by, while Bath and the Cotswolds are within easy reach. There are excellent opportunities to walk, cycle, play golf, horse ride, shop and sightsee, making this charming barn conversion a fantastic choice all year round.
Gosforth is one of the Lake District's best-kept secrets. The pretty village is on the western edge of the national park, three miles from the beach and only half an hour from the foot of Scafell Pike, with beautiful fells in between. Potters Barn is a first floor holiday flat sitting above a pottery studio and the owner's work is on display around the cottage. There is space for up to five people to sleep in three bedrooms, making it perfect for families or friends.
Bourton-on-the-Water features everything that makes the Cotswolds such a fantastic holiday destination. The village is gorgeous, with the River Windrush flowing between soft golden Cotswold stone buildings. There is an excellent choice of restaurants, shops, tea rooms, and attractions. It is convenient for exploring the wider Cotswold area and places like Cheltenham, Oxford and Stratford-Upon-Avon. 4 Victoria Terrace is a three-minute stroll from the village centre. It sleeps four people in two bedrooms, with a private courtyard garden and off-street parking. Available for bookings all year round, it's as perfect for couples or families to enjoy a summer walking or cycling holiday as it is for visiting Christmas markets.
Pack your cares away and head for beautiful Broad Haven on the Pembrokeshire Coast. Vilu Reef is a lovely one bedroom cottage within walking distance of the beach. Enjoy peace and privacy with sea views in this charming property, which has recently been refurbished to a high standard. The stylish kitchen is very well equipped for self-catering, but there are places for a meal out if you don't want to cook. St Davids, Skomer Island, Tenby, Pembroke and Haverfordwest are all within an easy scenic drive, and the Wales Coast Path runs through the village. There is nowhere better for a romantic getaway.
A large modern holiday home conveniently placed within walking distance of the centre of the popular market town of Lymington with shops, pubs, restaurants and a quayside to watch the boats come and go. On the edge of the New Forest National Park, guests can enjoy superb opportunities for walking, cycling, sailing, fishing and pony trekking and an abundance of attractions (including beaches) a short drive away. You can also hop on the ferry from Lymington and visit the Isle of Wight.
Relax in this large country cottage in Somerset which sleeps up to 14 people in six bedrooms and has an outdoor hot tub. The cottage is in Bladgon in the Mendip Hills AONB, within walking distance of the local pub and close to Bristol, Bath, Weston Super Mare, Glastonbury and Wells. Local attractions include Puxton Park and Cheddar Gorge, and there are lots of footpaths and cycling routes. The cottage is available for short breaks all year round and perfect for a holiday with your extended family or friends.
A true chocolate box thatched country holiday cottage which oozes character and provides a romantic retreat in the beautiful Buckinghamshire village of Lillingstone Lovell. Idyllically placed next to a stream, this is a perfect base for exploring the Heart of England with the Cotswolds, Oxfordshire and Stratford-upon-Avon all within easy reach.
Stable Cottage is a gorgeous holiday cottage on the edge of Ellesmere. Converted from former stables in the grounds of an elegant country home, it sleeps four guests in two ensuite bedrooms and is ideal for couples or families (children aged 5 years or over are welcome). The location is wonderfully picturesque and peaceful yet only a 10-minute walk from the market town's shops, cafes, pubs, and beautiful lake. Stable Cottage is perfect for a relaxing holiday with countryside walks and pub lunches. Equally, it's great for active visitors who love exploring and discovering new attractions. Seven night bookings starting on a Friday are accepted (sorry but short breaks cannot be offered).
There is plenty of space in this modern, five bedroom home in Gattonside near Melrose. Up to nine adults (plus two children) can stay in comfort, having easy access to beautiful sites like the Eildon Hills and River Tweed. Spend your days walking through the hills and countryside, fishing, discovering history dating back thousands of years and wandering through historic houses. The exciting buzz of Edinburgh is an hour by car or train, and with the coast also being about an hour away, you can plan a holiday with something for everyone.
The Old Coach House is a lovely holiday cottage in the Brecon Beacons. Sleeping nine people in five bedrooms, it dates from the 1700s and has lots of period features together with modern comforts that appeal to families and friends. There's a pub and village shop a mile away in Bwlch, while Llangorse village and lake are just two miles from the door. Crickhowell, Brecon, Abergavenny and Hay-on-Wye are all within easy reach, as are Pen-y-Fan, the Skirrid, Sugarloaf and Tabletop mountains. This area is fantastic for walking, mountain biking, cycling, fishing, golf, climbing and caving.
Your chance to stay in a quaint Shepherd's Hut in the tranquil pretty Test Valley on the Hampshire/Wiltshire borders. Perfect for couples looking for something a little different, this delightful retreat is only ten minutes by car from the many attractions of the New Forest National Park and nestles amidst stunning countryside. Guests can enjoy the shared use of an outdoor swimming pool and lovely walks straight from the door.
Enjoy the best of the city and the countryside at Lancaster Cottage. This charming 17th Century thatched home is in the popular village of North Crawley, just a short walk from The Cock Inn. It is less than eight miles from Milton Keynes, where direct trains to London Euston take from as little as 35 minutes. There is so much to see and do in the area that one week won't feel like enough! Walk or cycle along the Grand Union Canal, stroll beside the River Ouse, play a round of golf or see the beautiful English countryside from horseback. With popular attractions like Bletchley Park, Shuttleworth and the Harry Potter Warner Bros studio tour within easy reach, everyone will love their time at Lancaster Cottage, whether you're a couple on a romantic break or a family of four.
Four spacious holiday cottages, comfortably furnished with exposed beams and original features providing a peaceful retreat within walking distance of the historic market town of Thame in Oxfordshire. Within easy reach of the Cotswolds for day trips out and a great self-catering base for exploring Central England. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
The Old Dairy is a comfy welcoming holiday cottage in the pretty tranquil Oxfordshire hamlet of Moreton. Comfortably furnished with lovely character features and a peaceful setting to relax with the many amenities of Thame within walking distance, and an abundance of attractions in the nearby Cotswolds and Central England just waiting to be discovered. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Located in the pretty hamlet of Moreton in Oxfordshire, Byre Cottage provides a warm welcome and enjoys a lovely peaceful setting from which to relax and explore Central England. With many original features, this cosy character cottage is conveniently placed within walking distance of the market town of Thame with a good range of amenities. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
A beautiful large Cotswold stone self catering barn offering a very high standard of holiday accommodation for large groups of up to ten guests. Close to the lovely Cotswolds towns of Painswick and Stroud and not far from historic Gloucester, Barncastle is perfect for a family get together, milestone celebration or reunion of friends. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
Treat yourself, your family and your friends to a stay in this luxurious barn conversion in Somerset. The self-catering property is close to Taunton and within easy reach of Exmoor National Park, the Quantocks and the north Somerset coast. There is space for 12 people to sleep in six beautifully appointed ensuite bedrooms, including a private heated indoor swimming pool, covered outdoor hot tub, and games room. It's perfect for family get-togethers or celebrating a special occasion, with guests having the option of onsite catering and natural therapies. Tourist board rating: 5 Star Gold
Relax in the stunning Somerset countryside. The Old Stables is a stylish self-catering holiday cottage near Taunton, sleeping six people in three ensuite bedrooms with a garden and covered hot tub. It's the perfect escape for families and friends, with lots of opportunities for walking, cycling, golf and other outdoor activities all on the doorstep. Spend happy days in Exmoor National Park and the Quantock Hills, sightseeing at Glastonbury and Wells, and beachcombing on the spectacular Somerset coast. There's something for everyone to enjoy in all seasons.
Spacious holiday home located in the pretty village of Beadnell on the spectacular Northumberland coast. With wide sandy beaches and the village pub on your doorstep, it's hard to find a better holiday destination. Enjoy lazy days on the beach, a plethora of watersports or explore the stunning coastal path and numerous castles nearby. With so many fantastic attractions just a stone's throw away, and sleeping ten guests (maximum of eight adults) in four bedrooms, Town House Farm is perfect for friends and families all year round.