This gorgeous period property, set in beautiful countryside a few miles from Gleneagles in central Scotland, is the kind of holiday home that you never want to leave. Enjoy lazy days by the heated outdoor pool, a glass of fizz in the hot tub or snuggle up in front of the roaring fire in the grand drawing room. Sleeping 15 guests in 6 bedrooms, the East Wing at Alexander House is perfect for extended family celebrations, gathering your friends together for a memorable weekend away, or simply indulging in a touch of luxury. With fantastic walks, gourmet restaurants, adventurous activities and family days out on offer nearby there is something for all the family here, and your four-legged friends are welcome too.
Homely, luxurious and slightly quirky, this fabulous holiday home located in the heart of Scotland close to the village of Gleneagles, is a perfect rural retreat. Sleeping up to ten guests in four bedrooms, and with two kitchens, four bathrooms, a games room, hot tub and fantastic outdoor play area for the kids, The West Wing at Alexander House is ideal for two families or a group of friends looking to indulge in a slice of Scottish paradise. Two dogs are welcome. Short breaks are available all year round.
A beautiful self catering holiday cottage with lovely views providing cosy romantic holiday accommodation in the heart of Suffolk within easy driving distance of Lavenham. Nestling amidst beautiful rolling countryside, Dons Barn is just perfect for couples looking for a relaxing holiday where you can recharge and is a great base for exploring this beautiful area and its many attractions. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
A luxury romantic holiday cottage ideal for couples. Backing onto a Nature Reserve leading to Snape and beyond to Aldeburgh, Queenies is perfect for anyone (including pet owners) wanting a luxury character cottage. Great walks and ideal for exploring Suffolk with the coast and a multitude of attractions on the doorstep. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Sitting in one of the prettiest villages in Suffolk, Water Cottage gives you and your friends/family the chance to stay in a traditional weaver's cottage, close to 'the splash' in Kersey. There is a good pub in the village and lovely walks from the front door through the beautiful rolling Suffolk countryside. Hadleigh is a short car ride away with its excellent independent shops and the many attractions of Suffolk are within easy reach. Perfect for a weekend away or longer holiday.
Make your mark on history by staying in this gorgeous early-15th Century Grade I listed holiday cottage in Lavenham. The Tryst is one of the oldest houses in England's best-preserved medieval town, with a walled knot garden and views of Lavenham Guildhall across the square. It sleeps five people in three bedrooms, with space for an extra child, and is ideal for families, couples or friends. Original features like oak panelling and beams and an inglenook fireplace have sympathetic updates such as underfloor heating to ensure this cottage feels like a welcoming home-away-from-home and not a museum.
Oakview is a contemporary barn built using traditional materials and techniques to sit gently in its environment. The holiday cottage has been furnished with couples in mind, featuring a wall of windows overlooking rolling fields and woodland, a copper bath in the bedroom, and a luxurious outdoor hot tub. It's quiet, private, and exactly what you need to unwind and relax with your favourite person. It's only two miles from Newtown and within easy reach of Welshpool and Llanidloes. Local attractions include Powis Castle, the Forest Rally Driving School in Carno, and Glansevern House and Gardens. Walking, cycling, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing and golf are just a few of many activities you can try.
Couples searching for a luxurious retreat need look no further than The Hideaway. Tucked away at the end of a country lane two miles from Newtown, it's a gorgeous, oak-framed barn built to take advantage of beautiful views and the private location. You can enjoy features like an outdoor hot tub, a copper slipper bath in the bedroom, and an onsite spa with heavenly treatments. There are stunning walks from the door, and the cottage welcomes one well-behaved dog. Welshpool, Powis Castle, and the River Severn are all nearby.
Is there anything more heavenly than a Highland holiday? Rose Cottage is a fantastic self-catering home in Badachro, sleeping six people in three bedrooms with fantastic sea views. There are beautiful walks from the garden gate (including to the local pub) and incredible cycling routes. The opportunities to be outdoors are endless, but we'd understand if your perfect day consists of settling down in front of the fire with a good book. The cottage is ideal for couples, families and friends and is available for holidays all year round.
Fall in love with the Llyn Peninsula. Coastal Retreat is a modern holiday apartment in a sought after complex just 250 metres from Porthdinllaen beach and within strolling distance of the village shop, cafe and pub. It sleeps five people in two bedrooms and suits couples, families and extended families. There is lots to do in all seasons, from paddle boarding and swimming to walking, mountain biking and stargazing. You'll leave Coastal Retreat feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.
The Stables is quintessentially English with everything you could wish for in a Cotswold cottage to rent. The lovely holiday home features lots of beautiful original character. It has been extended and modernised to sleep six people in three bedrooms with a huge kitchen and a welcoming living/dining room. It is in the Wiltshire village of Nettleton Shrub, less than a mile from the Salutation Inn and within easy reach of Castle Combe, Lacock, Westonbirt Arboretum, and Longleat. There is so much to see and do in every season, including a calendar of prestigious events such as the Badminton Horse Trials. The Stables is dog-friendly and available for bookings all year round.
Garden House is a stylish mix of old and new. The former dairy has been restored and extended to include a stunning atrium dining room, two sitting rooms with open fireplaces, and three bedrooms to sleep six people. The holiday rental is in the quiet village of Nettleton Shrub in Wiltshire in the Cotswolds, an area with pretty towns and villages, beautiful views, and lovely footpaths and cycling routes. The village pub is within walking distance, while local attractions include National Trust Lacock and Westonbirt Arboretum.
Dovecote is a stylish studio apartment in a beautiful rural location, sleeping up to four people. The holiday rental is a romantic choice for couples but is also suitable for solo travellers or families. The first-floor apartment is one of three lovely properties at Fosse Farm near Nettleton and Chippenham in the Wiltshire Cotswolds, within walking distance of the village pub and a half-hour stroll along a country footpath from Castle Combe. Bowood House, Lacock, Bath, Badminton House, Longleat Safari Park, and Westonbirt are all within easy reach for fun days out.
A spacious 16th Century Grade II listed farmhouse in a quiet village within strolling distance of an award-winning pub, Bridgefarm House has it all. Four gorgeous bedrooms provide self-catering accommodation for 6-10 people, with a huge country kitchen/dining room, living room with a log burner, and plenty of outdoor space. The owner has two romantic yurts close by that can be booked together with the farmhouse to sleep 12-14 people. Hereford, Ludlow and Hay-on-Wye are all close, and there are miles of footpaths and mountain bike trails to explore through the Herefordshire Hills, the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Black Mountains. It's an unspoiled slice of rural bliss that is ideal for a holiday with families or friends.
Escape to the country in less than an hour from London Euston? Yes, please! This delightful self-catering cottage is in the quiet village of Winfield, only 15-minutes from Leighton Buzzard and within walking distance of a good pub. There is space for four people in two bedrooms, so it is ideal for couples, small families, friends and even people on business who are sick of cramped, boring hotels. Bedfordshire has beautiful country walks, excellent dining and shopping, theatres, country houses, zoos, museums, golf courses and spas. It is perfect for a romantic break or a family holiday.
Enjoy a luxurious Highland holiday on the shores of Loch Awe. The three-bedroom Premium timber lodges at the Portsonachan Hotel sleep six people with extras that include a covered outdoor hot tub, private sauna, outdoor fireplace and a TV with satellite channels. They are set amongst 100 acres of pristine wilderness with spectacular views, seasonal fishing, hiking, boating and mountain biking. The self-catering holiday homes welcome children and well-behaved pets and suit families or groups of friends. You're only a short stroll from the hotel bar and restaurant for nights you don't want to cook.
Here's a place with room for everyone! The Grade II listed Mermaid Inn is in a fantastic spot, offering a high-standard of self-catering accommodation in the Peak District for up to 34 people in 13 ensuite bedrooms. It feels remote and rural with no neighbours for a country mile, but Buxton is only a 20 minute drive and Leek is even closer. The house is a former pub and built for hospitality and entertaining, making it ideal for extended family celebrations, hen and stag weekends, and fun team building events.
Perfect for family get-togethers, special celebrations, or even team-building events and corporate retreats, Quarnford Lodge is a fantastic self-catering property for groups in the Peak District. There is loads of space with ten bedrooms that can sleep up to 28 people, three separate living rooms and a central dining area with a vaulted ceiling that is ideal for entertaining. The village of Flash and two pubs are within walking distance, with Buxton, Bakewell, Chatsworth House and Alton Towers also within easy reach. The Peak District is beautiful in every season and there are lots of walks and mountain bike trails close by to help guests to explore.
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 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.
A relaxing holiday in the Welsh countryside is exactly what you need after a busy time with life and work. Pippins provides the perfect spot to unwind and put your cares aside. The former granary has been beautifully converted to offer superb accommodation for four people in two bedrooms. Guests enjoy stunning views in all directions, including spectacular night skies, and fantastic walks from the door. Llandrindod Wells is only 15 minutes away, and you're also within easy reach of the Elan Valley and Hay-on-Wye.