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Choose from one of our Waterside properties below to enjoy a holiday right by the waters edge. Nothing beats lying in bed and listening to the sound of waves lapping against the shore or sitting out on the balcony watching the sunset over the loch – the icing on the cake for any holiday offering the ultimate in relaxation! Read More
Take a relaxing holiday or break by the sea in one of eight pretty holiday cottages that sit in tranquil grounds in a secluded valley just 200 yards from the sea, between Ilfracombe and Combe Martin on the North Devon coast. Plenty of attractions close by including Watermouth Castle adjacent.
A spacious holiday home sleeping six guests in four bedrooms located by the inner harbour, overlooking the River Fowey in the quiet little village of Golant, near Fowey in South Cornwall. Beautiful coastal walks and lovely beaches just waiting to be explored.
Donkeys, ducks, farm pets galore (including pigs), fantastic indoor heated swimming pool, outdoor play areas, indoor soft play area for toddlers, tennis, woodland walks and much more. Six beautifully converted barns providing self-catering accommodation nestling amongst forty four acres of glorious Devonshire countryside on the edge of Dartmoor National Park. 4 Star Gold.
Luxurious five star sea front holiday apartments in the popular seaside town of Scarborough, Yorkshire. Available for short breaks of one night or longer holidays with all the comforts of a hotel and the space of self-catering. 5 Star.
With hot tub in the private landscaped gardens, six seater day boat to explore the river, open log fire and lovely riverside pub just 250 yards away, this is an ideal retreat for a relaxing holiday exploring the Norfolk Broads. Within easy reach of the City of Norwich.
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.
Seagull Cottage is all about the location. Sitting on Pagham's tranquil RSPB Nature Reserve, overlooking its harbour and lagoon, this delightful holiday home is just perfect for families and also couples (one or two), especially those who appreciate tranquility, bird watching and being close to the sea. The beach is a short stroll away and guests have a family size hot tub in the garden for sitting back and soaking up the magical atmosphere. A quiet piece of coastline in West Sussex (and one of the sunniest in the country!) with plenty of attractions close by for day trips out including Chichester Harbour.
A collection of unique luxury holiday lodges with panoramic views over the lake, situated just two miles from the Yorkshire market town of Richmond. An ideal place for the discerning traveller whether you are looking for a family holiday, a catch-up with friends or a romantic break away amongst beautiful North Yorkshire countryside. Sitting on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, there are a multitude of attractions within easy reach and lots of opportunities for walkers.
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.
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.
Compact yet cosy with log burner, The Potting Shed is well suited to couples or small families and offers all the right ingredients to relax and unwind. Popular with those seeking escapism, birdwatchers, nature lovers and dog owners, the cottage has a double bedroom with an additional small double bed suitable for a child above the bedroom door. Enjoy riverside walks straight from the front door, bird watching from the garden and leisurely lunches at the local pub, The Rose (strolling distance of the cottage). With plenty of attractions for day trips out and an oasis of calm and wildlife haven on your doorstep you can enjoy doing as much or as little as your heart desires at The Potting Shed.
With uninterrupted views of the river, peace and privacy, The Old Brickyards Cottages 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 Old Brickyards Cottages 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.
Two 3 Star holiday cottage set in a beautiful location with outstanding panoramic views across the beach and Cushendun Bay within Northern Ireland. 3 Star.
Two spacious 3 Star holiday cottage set in beautiful rolling countryside within Northern Ireland. The holiday cottages have panoramic views and are conveniently within walking distance to the village and beach. 3 Star.
If you are looking for a highland retreat to get away from it all, look no further. This stone cottage offers a tranquil retreat where you can immerse yourself in natural beauty, country sports, hiking, wildlife or total relaxation. With open fires and lovely views over the loch, this is an ideal retreat all year round.
A lovely self catering holiday cottage providing stylish holiday accommodation in an enviable position with views over the marina. Located in the lovely village of Craobh Haven with a plethora of interesting places to explore. 4 Star.
With lovely views across Cardigan Bay, this Welsh holiday cottage sits on a working farm and provides a comfortable place to relax by the sea. A haven for wildlife, you may be lucky enough to spot dolphins or seals on the coast from the farm as well as Red Kites soaring up above. A great base for exploring the many attractions of Wales. 3 Star.
Sitting on a working farm, this comfy cottage enjoys lovely views across Cardigan Bay (you may even be lucky enough to spot seals and dolphins from the farm!) and provides a family and dog-friendly retreat perfect for relaxing by the sea or exploring the many attractions of Cardigan Bay and Wales. 3 Star.
Surrounded by a stunning landscape with an interior that is every bit as impressive, this unique granite luxury holiday cottage is just a mile from the pretty bustling harbour town of St Ives with its superb choice of pubs and shops. With an extensive garden for relaxing in the summer with sweeping sea views this is an ideal retreat for friends, families and couples. 4 Star.
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Enjoy a holiday by the waters edge
Whether you are looking for a holiday by the sea or a countryside retreat, we have a large collection of waterside properties to choose from. From peaceful creekside cottages where you can be at one with nature to large beach houses with a hot tub overlooking the sea; and fishermen’s cottages in the heart of a bustling harbour to romantic cosy log cabins beside a tranquil lake – the choices are varied with each having something special to offer water lovers.
A popular choice with many, a waterside location provides a relaxing environment. For fishermen we have cottages where you can fish directly from the front door; for boaters we have retreats with mooring facilities so you can investigate the waterways under your own steam; wildlife enthusiasts will love our lochside crofts where you may be lucky enough to spot otters, dolphins or seals and walkers or cyclists can enjoy our canal side locations with miles of towpaths to explore. We even have some self-catering boats for those who want to be right on the water!
From the Scottish Highlands right down to the Kent coastline, we have a great selection of beautiful cottages and self-catering accommodation by the waters edge.
Tips: Some properties may not accept children due to waterside risks – speak to the owner before booking to find out the properties suitability if you are bringing children and make sure they are supervised at all times around water. If you plan to fish, you may need a permit on some waters. Don’t forget your binoculars for wildlife spotting. Waterside properties are highly desirable and get booked up quickly so don’t delay!
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