A stylish holiday cottage located within the grounds of the castle walls of the medieval town of Conwy and within a short stroll of the towns many attractions. The perfect base for exploring North Wales and the Snowdonia National Park and a picturesque setting for your holiday.
A charming stone holiday cottage situated in the hamlet of Tindale in Cumbria, five miles from the small market town of Brampton and seven miles from Hadrian’s Wall. Perfect for exploring the Northern Pennines and enjoying country life.
Tudor Cottage has lots of original charm and enjoys an elevated position that rewards with magnificent far-reaching views over the glorious unspoilt countryside of North Wales. A perfect rural retreat for up to four guests with the use of a hot tub, you can spend your days exploring the many attractions of the Snowdonia National Park or simply relax and unwind in this beautiful setting. Just six miles from the market town of Bala.
Luxuriate in the peace and tranquillity of the West Cornish countryside in Phoenix Cottage. Set in five acres of secure fenced grounds, there is lots of space for children and dogs to run around and play, yet it's cosy enough for couples to enjoy. Phoenix Cottage is a few minutes' walk from the centre of Praze-an-Beeble with its popular family-friendly pub, the St Aubyn Arms, and Philps Bakery where you can buy arguably the best pasties in Cornwall. St Ives and Porthleven are within a 15-minute drive, while Penzance and Falmouth are only another 10 or 15 minutes further. All of West Cornwall's beaches and attractions are well within an hour of Phoenix Cottage which means you can visit fantastic places like the Minack Theatre, Lost Gardens of Heligan and The Eden Project without having to spend all day in the car to get there. Phoenix Cottage's owners have taken care to make sure the cottage has everything you could want for a comfortable, safe and enjoyable stay.
Church Farm Cottage nestles amongst Derbyshire countryside on the edge of the Peak District National Park and provides a lovely mix of traditional character blended with modern conveniences to ensure guests relax and unwind at the end of an exciting day exploring the areas many attractions. Fantastic walks and cycle routes start from the front door and the popular towns of Matlock, Bakewell, Buxton and Matlock Bath are within easy driving distance.
A 16th Century traditional Welsh farm offering self-catering set amongst beautiful countryside between the beach and mountains on the west coast of Snowdonia National Park. Plenty to see and do and an ideal base for relaxing or exploring this beautiful area with plenty to keep outdoor enthusiasts occupied amongst the glorious setting of the Rhinog Mountain Range. Tourist board rating: 5 Star.
A large holiday home ideally located on the outskirts of Scarborough and the border of the North York Moors. Just two miles from the Yorkshire Heritage Coast.
Providing a high level of contemporary style throughout, Owl Lodge offers couples the chance to escape the hustle and bustle of modern life in a tranquil setting amongst Wiltshire countryside. Wonderful walks and cycle rides from the front door and a haven for wildlife with Bentley Woods on the doorstep.
A comfortable holiday cottage in the quiet village of Portinscale on the edge of Derwentwater. Just a twelve minute riverside stroll into Keswick, this is an ideal base for exploring The Lake District and its many attractions. Plenty of great walking to enjoy locally.
Surrounded by beautiful Shropshire countryside, The Gatehouse is a lovely retreat for two. Located close to Clun, this gorgeous stone self catering cottage is a good choice for those who want to walk, tour the area or simply relax in a picturesque rural setting! Tourist board rating: 5 Star Gold.
Marston Magna is a charming village in the heart of Somerset, just five miles from Yeovil and Sherborne. Set back from the road Bridge Cottage sleeps four guests in two bedrooms plus a baby or toddler. The period cottage was built in 1883 and retains some original features, including exposed beams. Bridge Cottage is within easy reach of Hayes Motor Museum and Fleet Air Museum. Plus, Glastonbury Tor and many National Trust properties are also a short distance away. With a wealth of excellent walking paths nearby, Bridge Cottage is an ideal base in Somerset for your holiday.
With immense character and charm, this traditional barn conversion sits within the Dartmoor National Park, and offers a comfortable base for enjoying the stunning scenery and outdoor activities available in the area, as well as the many attractions of Devon and East Cornwall. Close to Peter Tavy with an excellent pub serving food, the barn is a good choice for walkers, horse riders (stabling available for those looking for a riding holiday) and those wanting to discover the magic of Dartmoor. Tourist board rating: 3 Star.
Full of character, this holiday cottage is located within the boundary of the Dartmoor National Park and provides a perfect place for those who enjoy outdoor activities with fabulous walking and horse riding on the moors from the front door. Peter Tavy with is very good pub is close by and there are an abundance of attractions throughout Devon and East Cornwall for day trips out. Tourist board rating: 3 Star.
A pretty thatched holiday cottage offering traditional accommodation ideally situated in the lovely village of Burley in the heart of the New Forest National Park. A great place for enjoying the many attractions that this beautiful area has to offer with wonderful forest walks, cycle rides and pony trekking. Whether you visit in the Spring when the forest is bursting into life or in the Autumn when ablaze with colour, the New Forest is a popular holiday destination all year round that is easily reachable from London.
A modern stylish Four Star Gold self-contained annex in the Hampshire village of Godshill within the New Forest National Park. Close to Fordingbridge, Wayside is an ideal place for enjoying all the forest has to offer including fabulous walking, cycling and horse riding, along with the wider area including Salisbury, Southampton, Portsmouth and Bournemouth. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold.
A collection of six holiday cottages (rated Four and Five star Gold) located on a farmstead just two miles from the vibrant market town of Beverley in the Yorkshire Wolds. An ideal base for visiting the areas many attractions - cottages sleeping two to twelve guests available. Tourist board rating: 5 Star Gold.
A delightful Lakeland cottage ideally situated in a tranquil position near to the popular village of Bowness-on-Windermere which is located within the Lake District National Park. A cosy base from which to explore all this stunning area has to offer with super walking opportunities and an abundance of attractions.
Sitting on the edge of the picturesque coastal village of Boscastle on the north coast of Cornwall, this self-catering cottage sits in a quiet country lane and affords distant sea views. Just a mile from the South West Coast Path and a mile and a half from the village with its beautiful harbour, pubs and shops. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
On Cornwall's stunning north coast, this welcoming holiday home enjoys a perfect position for walkers on the South West Coastal Path and strollable distance to the picturesque harbour and quaint village of Boscastle with its pubs, shops and tea rooms. A beautiful part of North Cornwall for a holiday by the sea. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
A characterful spacious holiday cottage in the heart of the beautiful Village of Dent, within the Yorkshire Dales in the county of Cumbria. A peaceful retreat for exploring both the Dales and Cumbria including the nearby Lake District National Park. Excellent opportunities for walkers and cyclists.
The popularity of ‘staycations’ in the UK is ever increasing and without flights to arrange, the UK offers a ‘hassle free’ holiday destination that lends itself well to taking a weekend away at short notice. Whether you are looking for pet friendly accommodation for a walking weekend with your dog; seeking a luxury ‘bolt-hole’ for two for a surprise romantic break; or require a big property for a get together with friends or family, we have a great selection of last minute offers to cater for every occasion.
During the busy summer months, the selection of offers may not be as extensive as the low season, so if you can be flexible and avoid peak times, you will have a far greater choice both in terms of facilities and discounts available. You also get to enjoy the ‘magic’ of a cosy cottage if it has a roaring fire, and tourist hot spots with fewer crowds during the quieter months.
Whether you are looking to get away tomorrow or in eight week's time, there’s sure to be a late availability offer just waiting to be booked.
Tips: Find out exactly what is included in the price to ensure the last minute deal is as good as you think it is. If you can be flexible, you may get a better deal on a mid-week break. Popular pubs and restaurants often get booked up over the weekend, so do a little research (or ask the owner for recommendations) and pre-book in advance. Keep packing to a minimum (particularly if you are arriving on public transport!) so find out what facilities are provided in the cottage to save extra baggage (for example hairdryers, cot/high chair, bed linen and towels). It is also worth checking if any extra welcome goodies are provided such as a tea tray or bottle of wine to enjoy when you arrive. If not, take your own with you or find out where the nearest shop is (and check opening times). To get the most enjoyment out of your stay, do some research in advance and put together your 'bucket list' for everything you want to see and do whilst away. With a little forward planning, you'll be surprised how much you can fit into a short break away.