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.
Whatever the season, whatever the reason, escape to the beauty of the Bakewell and the Peak District National Park. Riverside Cottages are the ideal place for visitors who appreciate top quality delivered without fuss. The cottages, which are beside the River Wye and only a few minutes' walk to the centre of Bakewell, date from the 18th Century and have been carefully and exquisitely restored and updated for today's guests. Whether you book all three for a special get together with your extended family or just want a place to stay that is convenient to Peak District sights like Buxton and Chatsworth House, Riverside Cottages are perfect.
Sitting in a quiet lane near the church in Great Longstone, Top Shippon is a fantastic find. This gorgeous property sleeps up to six guests in a former barn that has been expertly converted to provide a superior standard of accommodation. Two excellent pubs, The Crispin and The White Lion, are less than five minutes' walk from the front door, while Bakewell is a three-mile drive, walk or cycle away. Explore Buxton, be awed by Chatsworth House, challenge yourself on the Monsal Trail and marvel at the natural beauty of the Peak District National Park. Top Shippon is at the heart of it all, providing a welcoming cocoon of comfort to which to return at the end of a fun-filled day.
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.
Five stylish luxury apartments in an enviable position with views over the River Swale in the ancient Yorkshire market town of Richmond. Sitting on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, guests have everything on the doorstep (including places for a meal out) and an abundance of attractions and fabulous walks.
If you are looking for a Peak District cottage with added "wow" factor, you will love Ashford Mill. Ashford Mill can accommodate up to eight adults in three bedrooms (plus a sofa bed), with a layout that is as good for families as it is for friends, or even couples who appreciate peace and privacy. The house sits beside the River Wye on a quiet lane in the charming village of Ashford in the Water, within a few minutes walk of the Ashford Arms and the Bulls Head. Bakewell is less than two miles away, while Buxton and Chatsworth House are around 10 miles. With Monsal Head, the Monsal Trail and numerous footpaths and cycling paths to explore, its location is perfect for exploring the Peak District National Park.
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.
Nestling amongst beautiful countryside, this welcoming holiday homes offers well appointed self catering accommodation in the North West of Cumbria. An ideal touring base for exploring Cumbria's many attractions (including the Lake District), Hadrian's Wall and the Scottish Border towns. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
Nestling in an oasis of tranquility right in the heart of the picturesque Langdale Valley, this delightful holiday cottage is the perfect choice for those wanting to relax, walk or explore the many attractions of the Lake District National Park. Just half a mile from the pretty little village of Chapel Stile with a good traditional pub, shop and country hotel with restaurant and spa for pampering. Stunning views over Langdale Pike.
Why settle for average when you can stay somewhere as amazing as Onderneming? This beautiful barge, which is over a century old, is moored on the River Orwell at Pin Mill, close to the popular Butt and Oyster pub, and has incredible water views. With three double bedrooms and a comfortable sofa bed, there is easily room for eight adults to stay, but the charming decor and lovely proportions mean that it doesn't feel too big for couples or small families who want more space to themselves. Pin Mill is managed by the National Trust and there are some wonderful walking and cycling paths in the area. It's only five miles from vibrant Ipswich, and close to other Suffolk attractions including Jimmy's Farm and the HMS Ganges Museum. Onderneming's owners have given every consideration to your comfort so whether you're taking a week with the family or a weekend with your friends, you'll find everything you need on board.
With a good mix of traditional features and modern conveniences, Dairy offers single level family friendly self-catering close to the coastal village of Combe Martin (just two miles) on North Devon's glorious coastline. Sitting on the edge of Exmoor, on-site facilities include an indoor swimming pool, sauna and all-weather tennis court. Fabulous walking and abundance of attractions. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
A romantic 'bolt-hole' just for two, Lower Mill is one of a collection of Four Star cottages ideally placed just two miles from the lovely beach of Combe Martin on the North Devon Coast. Excellent on-site facilities include extensive grounds to relax, an indoor swimming pool, sauna and all-weather tennis court. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.