Tucked away in a quiet spot in the heart of Holt with pretty courtyard garden, off-road parking and lovely piano, this characterful romantic holiday cottage provides the perfect base for a relaxing holiday and exploring Norfolk's many attractions. With cafes, pubs, independent shops and a train station within strolling distance, you don't need to have a car to enjoy a holiday in 8 Carpenters Cottage. However, if you do, the coast, country houses and Norfolk countryside peppered with pretty villages and towns are just waiting to be discovered.
Teddy's Retreat is just the perfect dog-friendly holiday cottage. Pretty as a picture, this two bedroom cosy cottage sleeps 4 guests and warmly welcomes up to 5 dogs. With a sunny garden, games barn in the converted dairy, Sky Sports/WiFi and an open fire, it has everything you could wish for in a holiday cottage. Surrounded by glorious North Norfolk countryside there are lovely walks from the front door (including around Sheringham Park which is 5-minutes walk) and has the beaches just two miles away. A true gem of a dog-friendly retreat!
Picture-postcard pretty, Cambridge Cottage is everything you could wish for in a Suffolk holiday cottage. Painted in pink with a green front door, the cottage is packed full of character features like original oak floors, a log burner in the fireplace, beams and a bathroom with a deep roll-top bath. Outside is every bit as appealing with a sun-trap garden to the rear and an enclosed area to the front where you can sit amongst the roses and clematis and soak up local life in one of Suffolk's prettiest villages. Ipswich is only 8 miles away and the coast is less than twenty, making this a great base for exploring Suffolk and perfect for those looking for a romantic retreat.
Set in gorgeous countryside on the edge of the Vale of Belvoir, Paddock Cottage is the perfect romantic bolthole. A well-presented cottage providing high end home from home accommodation in a quiet rural location, ideal for a leisure break, a corporate stay, or relocation base. The area has much to offer, from places of interest, local attractions with lots to do and try. This characterful cottage has one stunning king-size bedroom which provides comfortable accommodation for up to two guests.
The high standard of accommodation at Two Moors Way Holiday Cottages is just one of the many reasons guests fall in love with the place during their stay. The Old Tractor Shed is one of two completely private and self-contained holiday homes that sit around a mile from the mid-Devon village of Witheridge, on a former farm where the owners are working to restore the land by planting trees and wildflower meadows. You can walk to the village pub, shops and cafes from the cottage, which sleeps up to four people in one gorgeous bedroom and on a double sofa-bed. The views are amazing, as are the extras like a private outdoor hot tub and a stargazing kit. Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks, and beautiful beaches like Croyde and Saunton Sands, are within easy reach. The cottages are ideal for couples or small families.
Perfectly placed in a quiet pedestrian street, this delightful fisherman's cottage offers an eclectic mix of antiques, modern conveniences and classic traditional charm. Perfect for couples, this lovely cottage is just a minute from the picturesque harbour of Staithes with pubs, shops and the beach close to hand. Enjoy fabulous coastal or moorland walks, kayaking, fossil hunting, fishing, relaxing on the beach or exploring the areas many attractions.
The Owlery is a cosy romantic pet-free retreat for couples with log burning stove, fabulous spa bath for two, king-size bed and lovely valley views. The perfect place to escape away from it all in a tranquil haven within the popular South Hams area of Devon. Enjoy coastal and country walks, lazy days on the golden sands and an abundance of day trips out. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Nestling amongst the rolling Cotswolds Hills in the village of Long Compton, this pretty Cotswolds Cottage has an excellent pub and lovely walks on the doorstep. A superb base for exploring the areas many attractions and easily accessible from the North, Wales and London, making it a good place to meet up with friends and family.
A perfect period cottage in the beautiful Durham Dales, Owl Cottage has been beautifully restored and refurbished to provide a very comfortable holiday home for couples and individual travellers. It is in the historic market town of Middleton-on-Tees, within walking distance of pubs, tea rooms and shops, and within excellent access to fantastic footpaths and cycling routes. Though well-known as a walker's paradise, Middleton-on-Tees is also close to the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Lake District National Park, putting you within easy reach of some of the best views in the north of England. Bookings, including short breaks of at least three nights, are possible all year round.
Luxuriate in the comfortable surroundings of Merryfields Barn. This sweet holiday cottage is in the Cotswolds AONB, six miles from Bath and within easy reach of Laycock, Castle Combe, Lucknam Park and Box Hill. It's dog-friendly and within walking distance of Colerne's village shop and friendly Fox and Hounds pub. The cottage is ideal for couples, with chic interiors and an open-plan layout. The mezzanine bedroom sleeps four people in one king and two single beds, so it's also good for families. There is lots to do in the surrounding area, including country walks, picnics and bike rides.
Couples love this pretty stone cottage in the heart of West Wales with beautiful beaches only a short drive away. Fern Cottage is on the family-run Thistledown smallholding. The owners have restored and renovated it to create a gorgeous, pet-friendly holiday home. The charming market town of Newcastle Emlyn is seven miles away, while the Ceredigion Coastline and beaches like Llangrannog, New Quay, Mwnt and Cwmtydu are all within around 10 miles. Fern Cottage has one bedroom and is available for bookings all year round with short breaks possible.
Take time out from busy lives and spend time with your favourite person in this lovely retreat cottage. Hoglet Cottage is in the tranquil hamlet of Flanders, a mile and a half from Dalston village and within easy reach of Carlisle. The Lake District National Park, Solway Coast and Scottish Borders are within a short drive. There is a wealth of attractions and outdoor activities to enjoy, including fell-walking, sailing and mountain biking. Hoglet Cottage has been designed and furnished with couples in mind, boasting a luxurious standard of accommodation and a private garden with an outdoor hot tub.
Dandelion Cottage is a dreamy rural holiday cottage where couples can relax in luxury against the beauty of the Cumbrian countryside. It's four miles from Carlisle and a short drive from the Lake District National Park, Solway Coast, Hadrian's Wall and the Scottish border. This quiet area is the perfect place for fell walking, climbing, mountain biking and road cycling, with historic houses, gardens and lakes for variety. The spacious one-bedroom barn conversion has a super-kingsized bed, a huge ensuite, and a private landscaped garden with a covered hot tub.
Indulge in the luxurious surroundings of Swan Lodge. This self-catering timber studio-style retreat has everything couples could wish for in a romantic break, including a hot tub, sauna, barbecue hut, optional spa treatments, and an oversized day bed in the private garden. It's one of two exclusive holiday rentals set amongst two acres of gardens and woodland at Hawthorn Hideaways in the Nottinghamshire countryside, close to Gainsborough, Bawtry and Retford. Picture yourself child free, pet free and responsibility-free, even if only for a few days, in this blissfully romantic location, which is available for bookings all year round.
Have you ever dreamed of whisking your partner away to a secluded spot where you can relax in luxurious surroundings without being disturbed? Owl Lodge is that place. The open-plan holiday cottage is one of only two at Hawthorn Hideaway near Doncaster in Nottinghamshire, giving guests peace and privacy with beautiful canal and countryside walks from the door. Owl Lodge has an outdoor hot tub, barbecue area with a fire pit, and a garden day bed built for two to snooze in the sunshine. Guests can book spa treatments, delicious barbecue hampers, and exclusive use of a wood-fired sauna and cute barbecue hut.
A quintessential Cotswold holiday cottage sleeping four people in two bedrooms. Graziers Cottage is in the pretty hamlet of Ford, a short stroll from The Plough Inn and within easy reach of Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water, Winchcombe, and Moreton-in-Marsh. The charming stone cottage dates from 1730 and features original oak beams and flagstone floors, together with modern comforts like underfloor heating and super-fast broadband. There are lovely walks and cycling routes in the vicinity, and it is close to favourite attractions that include the Cotswold Farm Park and Sudeley Castle. Graziers Cottage is perfect for couples and families. It is available for bookings all year round.
Hall Cottage is in the gorgeous Peak District village of Baslow, within walking distance of the village green, shops, pubs and a Michelin-starred restaurant. The period stone holiday cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms and is perfect for couples, friends or families with older children. There are lovely walks from the door, including routes beside the River Derwent and the nearby Chatsworth Estate. Bakewell and Buxton are also within easy reach, as are favourite attractions like Haddon Hall and Pooles Cavern.
Cromer Flint Cottage is a traditional Norfolk flint holiday cottage located in the popular seaside town of Cromer. Sleeping four guests in two bedrooms, and with the beach just a short walk away, it is perfect for families, friends and couples looking for a self-catering holiday by the sea. It’s just a three-minute walk to the town centre and with fantastic walking trails, National Trust properties and gorgeous gardens just a short drive away, you couldn’t be in a better place to explore the beautiful county of Norfolk.
This modern holiday home on the Isle of Skye was designed to make the most of its incredible location and breathtaking views. It's only half a mile from the edge of Loch Dunvegan, with views over the water towards the castle. Spend happy days walking, cycling, fishing, mountain biking and visiting attractions like the Skye Museum of Island Life and Dunvegan Castle. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom holiday home sleeps four people and is perfect for couples, families or friends.
41 St Brides Road is a deceptively spacious and modern holiday cottage a short stroll from the beach, cafe and pubs in Little Haven. From the front, it looks like a typical fisherman cottage but, step inside, and it opens into a contemporary home with space for four people (plus an extra child) to sleep in two bedrooms and an open plan living room and kitchen with two log burners and bi-fold doors opening into the private garden. The layout and the location make it ideal for couples or families who enjoy being close to the beach and the beautiful Pembrokeshire Coast Path.