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55.705697, -1.928717

In a superb location by the sea, this self catering holiday cottage is only a stone's throw from miles of golden sands with magnificent views overlooking Holy Island. Ideal for a family holiday and a perfect base for exploring Northumberland's stunning Heritage Coastline, as well as the Cheviot Hills and the Scottish Borders.

Weekly guide price:
£595 to £975

5  |   3  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 7 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

52.171819, 1.322361

A true Suffolk gem - Boatmans enjoys a magical waterside position alongside the River Deben and is a gorgeous holiday cottage offering all the right ingredients for a romantic self-catering break at any time of the year. Surrounded by beautifully tranquil countryside for walking, a rowing boat for exploring the river, a log burner for cosy nights and a sun-trap patio (plus conservatory) for alfresco dining with views of the river, you will find it hard to choose a more perfect retreat for relaxing. Heaps of character in a simply stunning setting abundant with wildlife.

Weekly guide price:
£1000 to £1400

2+1  |   2  |   No  |   Enquire  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Friday

55.605151, -5.480694

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Kintyre in this lovely Carradale holiday cottage which sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms, with a sofa bed suitable for a child. The waterfront property has fantastic east-facing views over the water towards the Isle of Arran and is within walking distance of two pubs, a village shop and a golf course. Fishing, walking, cycling and golfing are all popular pastimes with day trips including sightseeing in Oban and Campbeltown, and ferry hopping around the Isles of Islay. 

Weekly guide price:
£300 to £550
Short breaks from £70 per night

4+1  |   2  |   Enquire  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 4 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

54.829161, -4.702444

This charming waterfront holiday cottage is only steps away from Luce Bay with beautiful waterfront views. Craignarget Cottage has been in the same family for over 60 years and has recently received an update to include underfloor heating and a log burner. There is lots of space indoors and outside, with the main bedroom sleeping two people and the comfortable double sofa bed sleeping up to two more. Gorgeous beaches, hill walks, mountain bike trails and cycling routes are within easy reach, and the cottage is in the ideal spot for exploring the wider Dumfries and Galloway area.

Weekly guide price:
£395 to £550

2+2  |   1  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

54.543652, -3.179049

The Lake District is one of the UK's best-loved holiday destinations. Even if you have been there a hundred times, there is always a beautiful new view or a friendly cafe to discover. The Derwent Farmhouse is a period farmhouse with lots of character in a riverfront location close to Grange in the Borrowdale Valley. It comfortably sleeps up to six people in three bedrooms and there are footpaths and cycling routes leading from the front door, while Scafell Pike, Skiddaw and Derwentwater are all nearby. The location is ideal whether you want to relax in peace and solitude or do as much as you can during the time you have.

Weekly guide price:
£689 to £1249

6  |   3  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 7 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

53.231112, -4.518471

For sea lovers, this holiday home sits in an enviable position overlooking the sea on the edge of the small village of Rhosneigr in North Wales. Perfectly positioned on the new Coastal Path with direct access to the sandy beach below. Trewyn Bach offers a fantastic location for surfers and water lovers.

Weekly guide price:
£450 to £1015

5  |   3  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 7 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

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Last Minute Offer:Fri, 15th Jul 2022 for 7 nights, £1095"LAST MINUTE WEEK AWAY IN THE PEAK DISTRICT FOR UP TO 6 GUESTS AT A DOG FRIENDLY SELF CATERING COTTAGE*"
53.218246, -1.680607

This charming stone cottage is in a quiet location and only a five-minute stroll along the river from the centre of Bakewell. It can accommodate up to six people in two lovely bedrooms, with a layout that makes it ideal for couples as well as families. Everything you need for a relaxing self-catering cottage holiday in the Peak District National Park is included; and with the historic Bakewell market on the doorstep together with an array of shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants, eating well is not a problem. Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Buxton and Tideswell are just a few of the many places to visit during your stay, and there are fantastic footpaths and cycling routes from the door.

Weekly guide price:
£795 to £1295
Short breaks from £165 per night

4-6  |   2  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 3 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Mon/Fri

52.944418, -3.530705

You'll love this gorgeous cottage in North Wales, which sits in 600 private acres and has spectacular views of the Berwyn Mountains. The Hovel is in Caerau Gardens, only a few miles from Lake Bala and Snowdonia National Park, with beautiful walks and bike rides from the door. Spend your days getting back to nature hill walking, mountain biking, sailing, kayaking and swimming in the owner's lake, and your nights snuggled up in front of the log burner playing a film on the projector. The two-bedroom cottage is a perfect escape for small families and couples.

Weekly guide price:
£500 to £750
Short breaks from £85 per night

4  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 4 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

52.944418, -3.530705

As much as you'd love to get back to basics, a tent isn't always the best choice of accommodation for a holiday in Snowdonia. Tyn Lyn is a charming two-up, two-down holiday cottage with a log burner, double bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. It is part of the 600-acre Caerau Gardens a few miles from Bala, where guests can explore woodland, gardens, swim in the lake and generally enjoy the sort of peace it can be hard to find in our modern world. Couples and solo travellers adore the simple comforts of Tyn Lyn, which is close to Snowdonia National Park and some of North Wales' most dramatic scenery.

Weekly guide price:
£500 to £750
Short breaks from £85 per night

2  |   1  |   Enquire  |   Enquire  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 4 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

51.643664, -1.971648

Harrier Lodge is a fantastic family holiday home on the desirable Lower Mill Estate in the Cotswold Water Park. It's next to Clearwater Lake, with spacious balconies overlooking the water and light-filled open plan living areas. The house accommodates up to eight people in four bedrooms, with guests having access to the excellent onsite amenities that include play areas, a bar and restaurant, and a spa. The Cotswold towns of Cirencester, Stow-on-the-Wold, and Bourton-on-the-Water are only a few miles away, and Bath, Cheltenham, and favourite attractions like the Cotswolds Farm Park are all within easy reach.

Weekly guide price:
£1500 to £1825
Short breaks from £335 per night

8  |   4  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 3 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Mon/Fri

57.464772, -6.675724

The magic of Skye is evident in the stunning views from Husabost Croft. This traditional holiday croft, with its sizeable extension, is two miles from Glendale, overlooking Loch Dunvegan towards Coral Beach. It sleeps four people in two double bedrooms, comfortably accommodating couples, families and friends. Walk for miles through this incredible landscape, go fishing, hiking, climbing and mountain biking. Seals, dolphins and a wealth of birds thrive in the environment, making Skye an ideal holiday destination for anyone who loves nature, big sky views, and a respite from the noise, pollution and stress of modern lifestyles. 

Weekly guide price:
£515 to £1535
Short breaks from £150 per night

4  |   2  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 4 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Friday

54.389084, -1.945204

The Yorkshire Dales, especially Swaledale, has some of the most spectacular scenery in England. This terrace of three stone holiday cottages is in the village of Reeth with two acres of beautifully landscaped grounds bordered by the River Swale. Each cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms and is comfortably furnished to provide 4-Star accommodation to couples and families with children over ten. Richmond, Barnard Castle and Leyburn are only a few miles away, and there are spectacular walks and bike rides from the door.  Tourist board rating: 4 Star

Weekly guide price:
£480 to £680
Short breaks from £125 per night

4  |   2  |   No  |   No  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Friday | 4 Star

50.745501, -4.529184

Offering 5 Star Gold luxury, Harvest Barn sleeps eight guests and is a fabulous holiday home ideally placed just inland of North Cornwall's stunning coastline near to Bude. The perfect place for a special holiday with friends or extended families. Tourist board rating: 5 Star Gold

Weekly guide price:
£1195 to £2295

8  |   4  |   3+  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Friday | 5 Star Gold

53.104966, -3.911621

It's rare that a large Snowdonia holiday home is as spectacular inside as the views outside, but St Curig's Church in Capel Curig is the exception. This fabulous conversion provides extremely comfortable self-catering accommodation for up to 16 guests, making it popular for family gatherings and holidays with friends. It is across the road from a great village store and within a few minutes' walk from the Bryn Tyrch Inn and Tyn-y-Coed Inn. Moel Siabod is virtually on the doorstep, and with Betws-y-Coed only a short drive away, there are no shortage of cafes, pubs and amenities from which to choose. Capel Curig offers cycling, walking, fishing, horse riding and kayaking. It is a superb base for exploring Snowdonia National Park as it is also within reach of Mount Snowdon, historic Conwy, and beautiful beaches. If you want to experience the best of the great outdoors without forgoing any home comforts, St Curig's Church is a perfect base for your holiday.

Weekly guide price:
£4090 to £4190
Short breaks from £750 per night

16  |   6  |   3+  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 1 (off peak) | 2 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

58.150803, -4.971197

Stay on the shore of Loch Assynt in this traditional farmhouse holiday cottage in the Scottish Highlands. Kirkton of Assynt is a spacious two-storey property with fantastic views and accommodation for up to nine people in four bedrooms. It's perfect for families, especially those who love spending time outdoors in beautiful surroundings. The views are endless, as are the opportunities for walking, mountain biking, sailing, fishing, caving and swimming. A holiday here will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed and probably ready to book your next stay before you even leave!

Weekly guide price:
£760 to £850
Short breaks from £140 per night

8+1  |   4  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

51.877604, -5.186124

A comfortable stone holiday cottage on a quiet lane within walking distance of Solva's picturesque harbour, beach, shops, cafes and pubs. Grove Cottage sleeps four guests in two bedrooms and is ideal for couples or families who want to walk along the beautiful Pembrokeshire Coast Path, visit historic St Davids and spend fun days at the beach. The long garden stretches down to the river, while the living room has an open fire for cosy winter evenings. There is plenty of storage space for guests who bring bikes, fishing equipment or other sporting gear.

Weekly guide price:
£650 to £850

4  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 7 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Friday

52.708268, 1.406402

53 Peninsula Cottage sits right in the heart of the Norfolk Broads alongside the River Bure in the popular Broadland village of Wroxham. Sleeping 8 guests, this modern holiday home is perfect for friends and families and has excellent amenities on the doorstep including riverside pubs, cafes, shops and boat hire. Spend your days exploring the magical waterways, cycling, walking or relaxing by the river or getting out and about and exploring Norfolk's many attractions including Norwich and the coast.

Weekly guide price:
£660 to £1925
Short breaks from £154 per night

8  |   4  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

54.529580, -2.488251

Set in an exceptional position within its very own nature reserve at the foot of a waterfall, this fabulous holiday cottage is located within the picturesque Eden Valley in Cumbria on the edge of the Lake District National Park. A tranquil haven abundant with wildlife, The Watermill is just perfect for a relaxing self-catering holiday and close to Appleby, Kirkby Stephen and the areas many attractions for day trips out.

Weekly guide price:
£640 to £925
Short breaks from £121 per night

2+2  |   2  |   2  |   No  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Friday

50.335390, -4.637433

In a beautiful position, Purcell House affords lovely views over the Fowey Estuary and beyond to the sea. This pretty seaside town offers great restaurants, beaches, shops, galleries and superb coastal and countryside walks. Explore the Fowey estuary on foot, boat or kayak or discover the many attractions of South Cornwall by car with world class attractions within driving distance including the Eden Project. Tourist board rating: 4 Star

Weekly guide price:
£595 to £2225
Short breaks from £150 per night

4-6  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Friday | 4 Star

50.194127, -5.388536

A cosy 19th Century holiday home with hot tub in the garden, located in a Cornish village of Angarrack just five minutes from Hayle Beach with its golden sands that stretch some three miles! Within easy reach of St Ives, Stargazey Cottage is close to a multitude of attractions for great days out.

Weekly guide price:
£350 to £895
Short breaks from £80 per night

4  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday