Woodpecker Cottage is a wonderful holiday cottage for couples or families who want to be close to the South West Coast Path and the famous beaches of North Devon. The two-bedroom cottage sleeps four people and is beautifully presented, featuring a log burner in the living room, patio, and no immediate neighbours. It's in the village of Bucks Cross, in an Area of Outstanding of Natural Beauty and within walking distance of the village shop. Bideford, Barnstaple and Bucks Mills are all within easy reach, as are Westward Ho!, The Big Sheep, and The Milky Way Adventure Park. Pls note: Bookings run Friday to Friday (7 days) or Monday to Friday for weekend and mid-weekshort breaks.
With a romantic four-poster double bedroom, use of an indoor heated swimming pool, enclosed patio for alfresco dining and log burner for cosy winter breaks, this welcoming dog-friendly holiday cottage has all year round appeal. Sitting in the lovely little hamlet of Bradbourne on the outskirts of the Peak District National Park, Dumble Cottage is a great base for exploring the areas many attractions. The market town of Ashbourne and pretty villages of Tissington and Brassington are close by, and Carsington Water Reservoir is just a mile away offering great water sports, walking and cycling. Guests can enjoy easy access onto Tissington and High Peak Trails, and a pub for meals out within a mile walk away.
Situated on a peaceful former working farm just ten minutes' walk from the centre of Ludham, Limes Farm Cottage is perfect for families and couples who want the best of the Broads and beautiful Norfolk beaches. Start your day in the large, sunny family kitchen and finish it with a barbeque or picnic in the orchard or with a drink at one of two friendly pubs, The Dog and The Kings Arm, both of which are within walking distance. Nearby, there are miles of waterways to explore by boat or canoe and ample walking and cycling opportunities. The owners are happy to provide secure bike storage, and it is possible to arrange for hire bikes to be delivered to your door. Wroxham, Sea Palling, Great Yarmouth and Norwich are all within easy reach either by car or bus from Ludham, and there are numerous picturesque villages to discover by road and water. The Broads are renowned for the diversity of bird and wildlife, and there is always something wonderful to look at.
Stable Cottage is a pretty 17th century detached holiday cottage in the heart of the market town of Kirkby Stephen in Cumbria. With the town centre just a short stroll away you have everything on your doorstep including shops, galleries, pubs, restaurants and cafes. Sandwiched between the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and two National Parks, walkers, cyclists and adventure seekers will be spoilt for choice with the huge number of things to do. Sleeping four guests in two bedrooms Stable Cottage is the perfect self-catering retreat for families, friends or even couples looking to explore this magical part of the country. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Moelwyn View Cottage is a lovely period holiday cottage in Llan Ffestiniog in the Snowdonia National Park, within walking distance of the village pub and shop with direct access to footpaths. The Cottage sleeps three people in two bedrooms and is suited to individual travellers, couples, or small families with an older child. It has stunning views of the Moelwyn Mountains and Manod Hills. The location is ideal in every season as it is within easy reach of the coast and Llyn Peninsula, Caernarfon, and the Dwyryd Estuary.
Skerryvore is an excellent self-catering choice for families or friends staying in Oban. It's about a mile from the town centre, so just a 20-minute walk or a short drive from shops, cafes and pubs, as well as the harbour and other attractions. The three-bedroom cottage is on a quiet street and sleeps up to seven people, with lovely views from the house and the garden. It's a perfect base from which to explore not only Oban but also the surrounding islands where walking, fishing, golf and cycling are all popular pastimes.
With world class attractions like Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door just a few miles away and incredible walking on the doorstep, this stylish contemporary holiday apartment just for two provides a superb base for relaxing and exploring. Sitting on the Isle of Purbeck, the Jurassic Coast, Poole and Wareham are all within easy reach.
Settle down for a week in the country in this welcoming holiday rental. Jasmine Cottage is over two hundred years old, having started life as a character stone barn before being renovated into a stylish cottage sleeping six people in two bedrooms. It's perfect for families who enjoy countryside walks, mountain bike riding, sailing, fishing, golf, and lazy days at the seaside. Jasmine Cottage is in the quiet village of North Chiddock, two miles from Seatown and close to Bridport, West Bay, Charmouth and Lyme Regis. It's a fantastic place to switch off and spend time with your loved ones.
Snuggle up in this charming terraced cottage in Penrith. Arthur's Croft sleeps four people in two bedrooms with a pretty garden and many Victorian features. The layout is ideal for families, couples and artists (with space to set up an easel). It's just outside the centre of Penrith and a few minutes stroll from pubs, shops, cafes and other amenities. Penrith is perfect for exploring the North Lakes, Hadrian's Wall, Solway Coast, North Pennines and parts of the Yorkshire Dales. The area is inspirational for artists and outdoor activities.
Two cosy holiday cottages (sleeping up to five guests in each) ideally placed for a seaside holiday in Llandudno just twenty yards from the seafront. An ideal base for exploring this lovely part of North Wales whether you are a family or couple looking for a romantic break.
BimbleBox Barn oozes style and traditional charm and is the perfect choice for families and friends looking to explore Norfolk and its many attractions. Sleeping up to 10 guests in comfort and style, this fabulous barn conversion has a 6 seater hot tub, two log burners, an incredibly social kitchen/diner and a good range of modern conveniences to ensure guest comfort at any time of the year. A mile from the market town of Reepham, there is a pub within walking distance and the Broads and Coast within easy reach by car. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
A secret hideaway in the southern corner of the Snowdonia National Park, Gesail is the perfect rural retreat. With your very own woodland, streams, waterfalls and meadows to explore, it is the perfect holiday destination for families wanting to unwind. There are numerous adventurous activities on offer nearby. Or you can simply sit back and listen to streams and birdsong.
Get rid of distractions and focus on relaxing with your family and friends at Rookhow. This group accommodation is perfect for families and friends. Let the kids run wild amongst 12-acres of woodland where they can climb trees and build dens, paddle in the brook, and go to sleep with hair smoky from toasting marshmallows over the campfire. The Grade-II listed house is in the beautiful Rusland Valley near Grizedale between Coniston and Windermere in the Lake District National Park. It's ideal for relaxed family get-togethers, walking holidays, and group activities like yoga or writing retreats. The tranquil setting lets you scale back on stress and enjoy the peace and simplicity of holidays from your youth.
A welcoming holiday home providing self-catering accommodation on the Lizard Peninsula, two miles from the beach at Poldhu and close to Helston. Colvennor Holiday Cottage sleeps up to five people in three bedrooms - two of which are ensuite - and is ideal for friends or families with children. It's an easy bike ride through the countryside to the coast, where the views are incredible in every season. Local attractions include Lizard Lighthouse, Flambards theme park, Penrose Wildlife Sanctuary, the Cornish Seal Sanctuary, and the Museum of Cornish Life.
A farm holiday in the Somerset countryside is just what you need to recharge your batteries. The Stable Cottage is on Middle Stone Farm, three miles from the Exmoor National Park, 25-minutes from the coast and within easy reach of Taunton. It's on a small organic farm where the owners raise free-range chickens and ducks and sheep, goats and alpaca. The cottage is perfect for couples or young families as it sleeps four people in two bedrooms, with the twin room having small single beds ideal for children under 13. The cottage has a private garden with a wood-fired outdoor hot tub.
Hafod Cottage is a stylish holiday home in the peaceful village of Llanfarian, three miles from Aberystwyth and within easy reach of the beautiful Ceredigion Coast and Cardigan Bay. It has a hot tub, good WiFi and lots of other features that make it a welcoming, luxurious place to enjoy a break - the perfect choice for families as it can comfortably sleep up to four people in two bedrooms, with the potential for a fifth person on a comfortable sofa-bed in the private downstairs snug if necessary, but equally welcoming for couples and friends. The dog-friendly cottage has beautiful walks and bike rides from the door and lots of opportunities for coastal and hill walking, road cycling and mountain biking, golf, swimming and surfing. Local attractions include Aberystwyth's Victorian seafront promenade and cliff-top railway, Devil's Bridge Falls, and dolphin spotting boat tours.
A charming holiday cottage in an enviable position in the picturesque lakeside village of Glenridding. Perfect for those who wish to relax in beautiful surroundings or who want to partake in more rigorous and energetic pastimes with easy and challenging fell walks, and the tranquility of Ullswater with lake cruises and boat hire on the doorstep. This popular Lakeland village offers shops and a choice of two pubs and is a good base for exploring the areas many attractions.
Stay in a gorgeous 18th Century former water-powered mill on the beautiful Llyn Peninsula. The Mill sleeps four people (plus an extra one) in two bedrooms and suits couples, families and friends. The owners have renovated it to a very high standard, using lots of natural materials that complement the original stone walls and oak beams. You can still see the mill's original workings and walk down to the river which powered it. It is in the pretty hamlet of Tai'n Lôn with gorgeous walks from the door and good access to the Snowdonia National Park, beaches, mountains, castles and attractions.
Even before Jane Austen fell in love with Chatsworth House and used it as inspiration for Pride and Prejudice, visitors have been coming to Derbyshire to enjoy the gorgeous countryside, friendly towns and charming villages. Columbine Cottage is a leisurely 15-20 minute stroll from Ashover and great pubs like Old Poets Corner and the Black Swan, and a 15-minute drive from Chatsworth, Matlock Bath and Chesterfield. It is close to the Peak District National Park and surrounded by some of the best walking paths and cycling routes in Derbyshire. With space for up to six people in three bedrooms, it is an ideal holiday retreat for families and friends who want to explore the region.
Well located brick and flint former farm building, this spacious Norfolk cottage provides the perfect holiday retreat for families, friends and couples who want to explore the Norfolk Coast. Just a mile and a half from Mundelsey with its glorious sandy award winning beach, and within easy reach of an abundance of attractions and lovely coastal and countryside walks.