An impressive large house (sleeping nineteen), as well as four further cottages (ideal for couples, friends or families) located on a Devonshire estate with excellent leisure facilities. Perfect for a romantic break, family holiday, friends reunion or when hired together, a special celebration including small weddings.
High on a hill, surrounded by fields with no neighbours or passing traffic this holiday cottage provides a romantic rural retreat ideal for relaxing or exploring the many attractions that Devon has to offer. An adjacent fishing pond is located opposite for guests' use. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
A tranquil rural retreat offering impressive self-catering accommodation for large groups of sixteen on the Somerset/Dorset border. A haven for wildlife with stunning views, this fabulous barn conversion is ideal for celebrating a special occasion and getting away with friends and families. Outside catering can be arranged, along with a number of other services such as a beautician for pampering.
Situated in the heart of Ards Peninsula, two miles from the Irish Sea, these seven beautiful Four star holiday cottages accommodate three to seven guests or larger parties if rented together. Just a mile from Strangford Lough, one of Europe's top bird sanctuaries, this a perfect place to relax amongst countyside and coast. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
A beautiful 16th Century farmhouse that accommodates up to eight guests on a self catering or bed and breakfast basis. Located in twenty one acres of rolling coutryside that belong to the Craig-y-Nos Castle Estate. A superb base for exploring and enjoying everything the Brecon Beacons National Park has to offer.
Enjoy a taste of country life! A welcoming cottage perfect for families in a tranquil position on a working farm in the countryside of East Yorkshire. Enjoy relaxing, watching the animals, riverside walks or discover the many attractions of the area including Beverley, the East Yorkshire Coast and the City of York. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
A delightful waterside retreat on the Shropshire Union Canal in the grounds of a popular tavern which servies good food and cask ale. Just twenty miles from Shrewsbury, Ironbridge and The Potteries and a great place for a family holiday or romantic break.
Sitting on an organic farm, this beautifully presented cottage is just perfect for escaping away from it all and enjoying a tranquil valley setting abundant with wildlife on the fringes of Exmoor's stunning National Park. Offering a taste of country life, wonderful walks and plenty of attractions within easy reach (including the coast with the golden sandy beaches of Woolacombe and Croyde within fifteen miles), this is a wonderful retreat for discovering the beauty of North Devon and a true dream for children and adults alike.
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.
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.
Perfectly placed just six miles from York city centre with an abundance of attractions within easy reach, this stylish luxurious log cabin with private hot tub is the perfect choice for families seeking a tranquil relaxing getaway. Surrounded by trees, a lake and wildlife, there is plenty of space and excellent on-site facilities including an indoor pool during summer months, bistro, fishing and indoor/outdoor games areas.
Sitting in a tranquil position alongside a fishing lake, this welcoming log cabin style lodge is perfect for families with excellent on-site facilities that include an indoor swimming pool (March to Sept), restaurants, games areas and plenty of green space to relax. The ancient City of York is only six miles away offering an abundance of attractions, and the Yorkshire Dales, Moors and coast are within easy reach by car for day trips out.
A fantastic holiday home located in the heart of Little Haven on the Pembrokeshire Coastline less than 100yds from the sea. With a choice of good pubs in the village, this is an ideal seaside retreat for large groups of up to nine guests. Pubs, sandy beach and miles of coastal path on the doorstep. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
Located on the prestigious Finlake Holiday Resort on the outskirts of Dartmoor National Park, this stylish holiday lodge is the perfect choice for families who like to keep active, and those who enjoy relaxing with a private hot tub on the decking and the coast just twenty minutes away. On-site facilities include indoor and outdoor pools, gym, tennis, bar, restaurant and a host of activities to keep the kids amused.
Sitting on an arable farm close to St Ives, this beautifully presented retreat for two offers the opportunity to enjoy the perfect mix of both sea and country life. The glorious golden beaches of West Cornwall are under ten minutes away with excellent opportunities for walkers, cyclists and surfers. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
A stylish modern waterside apartment ideally located alongside the sheltered harbour in the small Scottish Border town of Eyemouth. A golden sandy beach, restaurants, galleries and pubs are all just moments away. Perfect for exploring the many attractions of the Scottish Borders and the Northumberland coast.
A delightful holiday cottage on an organic farm in a tranquil position in a beautiful valley alive with wildlife on the edge of Exmoor National Park in North Devon. A true dream for those seeking a taste of country life and a peaceful haven, yet within a fifteen mile radius of the gorgeous beaches of Woolacombe, Saunton Sands and Croyde.
Full of Scottish charm, Glenuaig Lodge offers a unique opportunity to truly escape away from it all in a dramatic wilderness on a Scottish estate in the Highlands. Accessed via a country track (four wheel drive required - hire available locally) you can enjoy complete solitude with no near neighbours and the only visitors being red deer and the occassional eagle soaring up above. Full of Victorian charm, this former shooting lodge is less than an hour's drive from Inverness and perfect for friends and families with fishing, clay pigeon shooting, deer stalking, hiking, mountain biking and 12,000 acres of beauty on the doorstep.
As pretty as a picture with its half thatched roof, this idyllic riverside holiday retreat affords an exceptional position alongside the River Bure in Wroxham, the 'Capital of the Norfolk Broads'. Direct access to the river, private mooring and slipway (bring your canoe or dinghy!) and a balcony to soak up the sun and watch the world drift by are just a few of the highlights.
Overlooking the River Findhorn where you can fish for Salmon when in season, this welcoming Highland cottage is perfect for escaping away from it all. The waterside and valley setting is simply stunning with excellent opportunities for fishermen, hill walkers and those who enjoy sight seeing. Part of Cawdor Castle Estate, the cottage sits in Nairn-shire and is within easy reach of the Cairngorms National Park (Aviemore is just half an hour away) and the City of Inverness. With open fires, three bedrooms and gardens visited by numerous birds (and deer) you can tuck yourself away from it all or get out and about and enjoy everything the Scottish Highlands has to offer. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
Whether you enjoy the activity and excitement of fly fishing or prefer the relaxation of coarse fishing, the UK offers excellent opportunities for anglers. Renting a holiday cottage with on-site fishing means that you will never be far from the water or enjoying your passion. Even if you are not keen on fishing yourself, having a lake, loch, river or the coast on the doorstep is sure to add to the tranquility of any environment. For the keen anglers amongst you, what could be nicer than starting the day with an early morning fish whilst breakfast is being prepared back at the cottage or ending it with a cold beer and your fishing rod as the sun goes down! If you are really lucky, you may even manage to catch something tasty for supper.
Tips: Always supervise children around water. Some cottage owners will provide rods, equipment and storage facilities so find out what facilities are available before setting off on your holiday. Fishing permits may be required. Don't forget your waders and waterproofs!