Tucked away on a quiet lane in a peaceful village The Stocking Mill is a hidden gem sleeping up to four adults in two bedrooms. The cottage is in Ashford in the Water which, despite its compact size has two great pubs (The Bulls Head and the Ashford Arms) and excellent cafe (The Aisseford Tea Rooms), a Grade II listed bridge and a beautiful river. Bakewell is a gentle walk or bike ride away, and Buxton isn't much further. The Georgian cottage has been skilfully restored to incorporate luxurious modern touches without losing its original charm. With fantastic attractions like Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, the Monsal Trail and Thornbridge Brewery nearby, and a wealth of excellent walking trails and cycle paths leading from the village, it's no wonder it is so popular with couples who want a romantic escape in one of the most beautiful parts of the country.
Sitting in an enviable position on the Bolton Abbey Estate, Barden Bunk Barn is a great venue for large groups of friends, families, outdoor enthusiasts and team building events sleeping up to twenty four guests. Surrounded by glorious Yorkshire Dales scenery, this historically significant Grade I barn has four bunk rooms for sleeping, open plan living with pool table, self catering facilities, and magnificent views. Priest House Restaurant is on the estate for catering.
With uninterrupted views of the river, peace and privacy, The Cottage is the perfect escape for couples, families or friends (particularly bird watchers and nature lovers) who want to unwind and recharge their batteries. The property has two double bedrooms and a sofa bed and is a real home-from-home where guests can relax and enjoy the extraordinary surroundings. The local pub, The Rose, is just a short walk from the cottage and, as you'd expect with Suffolk's reputation for excellent food, there are many other wonderful restaurants to discover in the area. The Cottage is ideal for anyone whether you want to try a new activity every day, visit beaches and stately homes, or sit in the garden or conservatory and enjoy the multitude of birds who live on and around the sanctuary of the River Stour.
Burrs Farm is the perfect place to get your family and friends together to celebrate a special occasion or just relax and catch up. The house sits on three private acres at the end of a mile-long track, so there are no worries about keeping the neighbours up if your family can get a little noisy when they get together. Despite its secluded feel, it's only a ten-minute walk from Chelmorton and the Church Inn pub, and a five-minute drive from the award-winning Royal Oak. Bakewell, Buxton and Chatsworth House are all close by, and there are countless miles of walking and mountain bike paths, including the Monsal Trail, virtually on the doorstep. With seven bedrooms sleeping up to 20 guests, three living areas, a huge country kitchen and lots of flat fields and gardens in which to play, you can spend time with your favourite people and still enjoy your own space.
Perfect for families looking for a seaside holiday, this welcoming mew-style self-catering retreat sits on Norfolk's beautiful coastline in Sheringham with its Blue Flag sandy beach with rock pools. Sheringham offers a great choice of pubs, restaurants and shops as well as an indoor pool and train station (home to the 'Poppy Line' for a nostalgic trip on a steam train to the market town of Holt). An excellent base for exploring the coastline and the areas many attractions and great for cycling, walking and relaxing with excellent amenities on the doorstep.
Easily accessible from London by train and by car via the M25, Fair Oak Farm Country Estate provides the perfect retreat for large groups of up to thirty six guests, and is an excellent choice for those planning a family gathering, get together with friends, milestone celebration or corporate event. Nestling amongst glorious peaceful Sussex countryside, this enchanting twelve acre estate offers a fantastic choice of unique accommodation from the impressive Farm House sleeping twelve to the quirky tree houses and Shepherd Huts - each with their own unique character, style and luxurious country charm. Catering, photographer and on-site activities can be arranged, there's plenty of walking and cycling from the front door and lots of attractions for day trips out throughout both Sussex and Kent. Available to rent for large groups but with such a diverse range of accommodation, equally as appealing to couples, families and smaller groups looking to getaway, relax and recharge.
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.
Stay the peaceful heart of the north Pembrokeshire countryside at Blaenbetws. This holiday cottage is a beloved family home and retains a warm, welcoming atmosphere that immediately puts guests at ease. It is a ten-minute walk from the Penybryn Arms, and with space for eight guests in four bedrooms, including one on the ground floor, it is ideal for families and groups of friends who want space and privacy while still being near Cardigan Bay's beautiful beaches.
If you can't decide between a holiday in the Kent countryside or on the coast, Zedbrook is the ideal holiday property for you. The large house comfortably sleeps up to eight people in four bedrooms and is within walking distance of the Red Lion Pub in Snargate. Surrounded by mature gardens and the lovely landscape Romney Marsh is renowned for, it is also close to St Mary's Bay and Dymchurch Beach. Rye, Camber and Tenterden are all within easy reach, as is the charming village of Appledore. With ample opportunity to walk, cycle, play golf, fish and birdwatch, Zedbrook is an excellent choice for families and friends who want to experience everything this beautiful corner of Kent has to offer.
You would normally expect to have to sacrifice the convenience of staying in town if you have a large party or want a peaceful location, which is why The Barns is such a fantastic find! Expertly converted from two derelict farm buildings less than a five-minute walk from the centre of Bakewell, it is a luxurious property that sleeps up to ten guests in five bedrooms. In addition to a large garden and a private spot off a quiet lane, The Barns also has off-street parking for three cars which is exceedingly rare in a town as popular as Bakewell. All of Bakewell's shops, pubs, restaurants and history are on the doorstep, with places like Ashford in the Water, Buxton and Matlock being not much further. You can walk or cycle the Monsal Trail, imagine yourself as lord or lady of the manor at Chatsworth House, or simply lace up your boots and head off for a day of walking the beautiful countryside in the Peak District National Park.
Fairfield House has the space and location to make your holiday in the Peak District National Park a joy whether there are two or ten of you. The luxuriously comfortable house is in a quiet residential area between Bakewell and Ashford on the Water, being easily accessible to both on foot, car or bicycle. A short walk across the fields takes you to Ashford where there are two excellent pubs - The Bulls Head and the Ashford Arms, while Bakewell is an easy 20-minute walk or 5-minute drive and offers even more choice of cafes, restaurants and shops. With top Peak District National Park attractions like Chatsworth House, Hatton House and the Monsal Trail all virtually on the doorstep, Fairfield House is the perfect place for your self-catering holiday.
Four spacious holiday cottages, comfortably furnished with exposed beams and original features providing a peaceful retreat within walking distance to a historic market town of Thame in Oxfordshire. Within easy reach of the Cotswolds for day trips out and a great base for exploring Central England. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
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.
Four lovely stylish holiday apartments located amongst the beautiful South Cambridgeshire countryside with exclusive new hot tub. Very well presented and located, the apartments are ideal for parties of two to six guests and welcome dogs. Fourteen miles from the City of Cambridge. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold.
As pretty as its name, Apple Cottage nestles amongst beautiful countryside in South Cambridgeshire and is perfect for couples, friends and families. Offering a warm welcome to dogs (and even horses!) this gorgeous cottage provides the perfect mix of character and modern style and is just fourteen miles from Cambridge City centre. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
The largest of all of Fullers Hill's fabulous holiday cottages, The Granary sleeps up to six guests in two en-suite sumptuous bedrooms and has an exceptionally large social living area for a cottage of this size where parties of up to fourteen can dine around one table. Sitting in a tranquil position amongst the South Cambridgeshire countryside, this stylish holiday retreat is a popular choice for families, friends and large parties (when hired with other cottages) and offers dog friendly self-catering of a high standard with the use of a communal hot tub in the grounds. Only fourteen miles from Cambridge City centre. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold.
The Old Dairy is one of the stylish holiday apartments available at Fullers Hill nestling amongst glorious South Cambridgeshire countryside. Perfect for families and friends, sleeping four guests (or six with the use of a sofa bed), the surrounding area offers all the right ingredients to relax and unwind with plenty of space inside and out (including a hot tub in the garden for guest use), fabulous walking, cycling, horse riding and attractions including Cambridge city centre just fourteen miles away. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold.
Offering single level self-catering that is fully wheel-chair accessible, The Stables is perfect for couples having one bedroom, as well as families happy to use the sofa bed. Stylish throughout, The Stables has been beautifully presented to a high standard and sits amongst glorious countryside in South Cambridgeshire. Fabulous local walking, cycling and horse riding and just fourteen miles from Cambridge City centre. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold.
With its own private hot tub, The Tack Room is one of Fullers Hill's most popular holiday retreats. Like the others it is stylish and modern throughout and offers self-catering of a high standard. Sitting in a rural position amongst the glorious countryside of South Cambridgeshire, guests have the best of both worlds with an abundance of outdoor pursuits to enjoy on the doorstep and Cambridge city centre just fourteen miles away. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold.