An 18th century self catering holiday cottage set on the edge of the delightful medieval village of Tideswell. Walks from the doorstep, pubs within walking distance and an ideal base from which to explore the Peak District National Park and its many attractions.
Stay within sight of the Lakeland Fells and within easy reach of the beautiful Cumbrian coast at this charming Victorian cottage in Ireby, within walking distance of the village pub with footpaths and cycling routes from the door. The holiday cottage, which sleeps up to three people in two bedrooms and is ideal for a couple or a small family, is in the grounds of Woodlands Country House, where nothing but birdsong will disturb the peace and quiet. Bassenthwaite Lake is less than five miles away, and the Solway Coast AONB, Cockermouth and Keswick are all within a half hour's drive.
Celebrate a special occasion in this magnificent country house just two hours from London, close to Aldeburgh and only a short drive from the pretty market town of Woodbridge. Pettistree House is an early Georgian country house in which the owners have carefully restored original features like big sash windows and wall panelling, hiding away modern comforts like underfloor heating. Pettistree House provides the perfect place to host your country house party, with 15 stunning bedrooms sleeping up to 30 people and 13 private acres of parkland. The house feels like a luxurious boutique hotel, yet guests enjoy space and convenience of staying in a private residence.
Explore historic Stratford-Upon-Avon from this comfortable lodge that is only a 20-minute walk from the town's famous sights that include Shakespeare's Birthplace and Anne Hathaway's Cottage. The lodge sleeps four people in two bedrooms (plus an extra two on a sofa bed) and is on a private holiday park that is within easy reach of the River Avon, shops, cafes and pubs, and close enough to Warwick Castle, Blenheim Palace and Cadbury World for more fun and memorable days out.
Guest rave about The Healthy Home Retreat and you'll understand why when you stay in this stunning house a few miles from Skipton and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. As a whole, up to 14 people can be accommodated in six bedrooms with loads of space indoors and outside, incredible views, and fantastic walks and bike rides from the front door. The house started life as three former buildings and has now been divided into two holiday homes allowing two families to holiday together whilst enjoying plenty of personal space. Alternatively, it can be rented to one group of 6-14 guests making it perfect for groups of friends or families, with a flexible layout that enables two households to stay separately to comply with Covid regulations.
You and your family will have all the space you need at Lions Lodge. The three-bedroom holiday home sleeps seven people, but the vast backyard makes this place stand out. There is a large lawn, seating and a patio with a hot tub so you can soak your tired legs and sunburned shoulders after a day cycling through the New Forest, climbing at Go Ape, or swimming and surfing at Bournemouth. There are two pubs within walking distance of this welcoming self-catering rental in this quiet village near Ringwood and Poole.
Even if you only have a few days in the Yorkshire Dales, staying at Gemstone Cottage will help you enjoy every minute. This lovely stone cottage is within walking distance of the centre of Settle, and close to pubs, cafes and shops. The Yorkshire Moors open up just five minutes from the front door, making it especially popular with walkers and mountain bikers, and there is also golf and horseriding nearby. Climb aboard the Settle to Carlisle Railway and marvel at the Ribblehead Viaduct, or drive or cycle around country lanes discovering incredible views and friendly towns and villages. With space for up to four people in two rooms, it is ideal for couples, families or friends.
The Forge sleeps up to six guests and is one in a collection of luxury holiday retreats in an exceptional tranquil setting on the edge of the Northumberland National Park within easy reach of the areas many attractions including the Heritage Coast. Beautifully presented throughout, The forge is well equipped for families, friends or couples who like a little extra space and sits in large grounds with the use of an outdoor tennis court.
When it comes to a self-catering holiday in the Lake District, it's hard to beat Bowness-on-Windermere as a place to stay. The pretty lakeside town has an array of terrific amenities and gorgeous walks to places like Orrest Head and Brant Fell. It is close to Scafell Pike, High Top, Grizedale Forest and other favourite Lakes attractions. Bank Chambers is a beautifully furnished holiday home with a private roof terrace and space to sleep six people in three bedrooms with three bathrooms. Its layout and location are ideal for families or friends. Holiday bookings are available all year round.
Cornwall is a wonderful place for a self-catering holiday in all seasons. This lovely Mews holiday cottage is in picturesque Stratton, a peaceful village on the River Neet, around a mile from Bude's sandy beaches, cafes and leisure activities. The cottage is a short stroll from the village shop, two historic inns and a medieval church. It sleeps four people in two bedrooms with the potential to sleep two more on a sofa bed in the living room. There are gorgeous walks from the door, or you can hire a bicycle or kayak and explore via the Bude Canal. It's child and dog-friendly, with holiday bookings available all year round.
The Smithy is a quiet cottage on the Furness peninsula, close to Morecambe Bay and Lake District National Park. The former barn now offers comfortable accommodation for up to four people in two bedrooms, and is within walking distance of the centre of Newton-in-Furness where there are welcoming real-ale pubs and good amenities. There are lovely walks and cycling routes from the front door and the cottage is within easy reach of favourite attractions including Windermere, Piel Island and Furness Abbey.
Apple Tree Cottage is a ‘chocolate box’ pretty thatched dog-friendly cottage set on a peaceful woodland lane in the quiet village of East Grimstead near the Wiltshire/Hampshire border. It places you at the centre of fantastic places like Stonehenge, the New Forest and Southampton and is ideal if you seek a fun-filled holiday full of country walks, shopping, history, and outdoor pursuits.
Naworth Apartment is one of three holiday retreats enjoying a tranquil position within the historic Cumbrian town of Alston with a good choice of pubs and shops within strolling distance as well as open countryside. Set amidst the beauty of the North Pennines AONB, this stylish self-catering apartment is a great base for those who enjoy walking and exploring with both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales within easy driving distance. 4 Star Gold. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
Nestled between the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Forest of Bowland, and within an hour's drive of Kendal and the Lake District National Park, Settle is a fantastic choice to visitors who want to experience the stunning natural beauty of the north of England first hand. Grade II listed, Louise Cottage is a short walk from shops, cafes, pubs and train station, and is perfect for individuals and couples who want to stay somewhere with character and comfort.
Stay in this comfortable and contemporary holiday apartment less than 200 metres from Benllech Beach. Nine Bay View is a welcoming Anglesey holiday home sleeping four people in two bedrooms. It's a top floor apartment (the building has a lift) with coastal and sea views and a layout to suit couples, families or friends. Shops, cafes, restaurants and other amenities are within strolling distance, while favourite attractions, including Beaumaris Castle and Snowdonia, are only a short drive away.
The south-west coast of Scotland is one of the country's most picturesque places with mild weather and long hours of sunshine coupled with pristine beaches that are frequently deserted. Just 10 minutes from the friendly village of Portpatrick and only a quarter of an hour from Stranraer, Knockinaam House is perfect for families and friends. There is space for up to eight people to sleep in four bedrooms, and with three acres of gardens and no immediate neighbours, the kids can be as noisy and energetic as they like.
Three tailor-made holiday homes for two providing affordable accommodation in the tranquil Ellen Vale. Positioned between Cockermouth and the Solway Coast this is a great touring base within easy driving distance of the Lake District National Park.
This stylish cottage is on the outskirts of Ribchester in the Ribble Valley, only half a mile from the village shop, playground, cafes and pubs. The owners have used traditional materials with modern eco-friendly touches to ensure that guests are warm and comfortable all year round, staying somewhere that helps to protect this beautiful environment for future generations. There is space for up to seven people to sleep in four ensuite bedrooms, with lots of space to relax indoors and outside. Bailey Cottage is perfect for families and friends who want a home-away-from-home from which they can enjoy what is arguably one of the most picturesque parts of England.
Sycamore Lodge is in a beautiful location close to the Cotswolds and within easy reach of the North Wessex Downs. There are miles of footpaths and cycling routes to enjoy the surrounding Wiltshire countryside, with day trips including sightseeing and shopping in Bath, Bristol, Chippenham and Devizes. The traditional timber lodge sleeps up to six people in three bedrooms and is ideal for families who like lots of space and the opportunity to spend time exploring outdoors in every season.