Top 10 UK Holiday Homes

As part of our summertime guide to the UK, here are our favourite holiday homes available to rent. Of course these are available all year round but if you're considering renting a holiday home this summer, look no further!

Hawthorn Cottage - Perthshire, Scotland

A comfortable, traditional holiday home in great surroundings. Guests reported having never had such a good night’s sleep! You can even bring the dog to accompany you on breathtaking walks around Loch Tay.

Map reference: Holiday Homes A

The Longknowe - Northumberland, England

Described as a ‘comfortable stone farmhouse in magnificent upland setting’, The Longknowe is elegant and peaceful, surrounded by spectacular views. It is large enough for a family gathering and is especially beautiful in winter.

Map reference: Holiday Homes B

The Laurels Barn - Shropshire, England

Set in a beautiful detached, converted bard, The Laurels Barn is situated in the quaint hamlet of Grimpo in Shropshire. Just 20 minutes from the town of Shrewsbury and a great stop over if travelling the Shropshire Union Canal, there is also golf, fishing, horse riding and well as established woodland all in close quarters.

Map reference: Holiday Homes C

Raceside Cottage - Cumbria, England

With an owner who is clearly passionate about her property (having restored the once dilapidated barn to award commendation standard), you know you're in for a great stay in very comfortable surroundings. 

Map reference: Holiday Homes D

St Catherines Cottage - Isle of Wight

This charming stone cottage has been in the same family for three generations, and we can see why they have kept it so close. The breath-taking views are a draw for most customers, but the family also benefit from being situated very close to the notorious, award winning, Buddle Inn – an old smugglers haunt.

Map reference: Holiday Homes E

Craig-y-Do - Llangrannog, Wales

If your ideal get away is to a cliffside, old fashioned feel retreat, then this is the spot for you. There is a big focus on outdoors here with plenty of space on the property overlooking some incredible cliff views, whilst still being right in the local village. It’s a real family holiday home with lots of old fashioned fun to be had.

Map reference: Holiday Homes F

Magpie's Nest - Horrabridge, England

This perfectly compact hideaway is beautifully appointed and has everything you need for a quiet few days away. It has only just opened to visitors so everything is still shiny and new! The thoughtful owners also provide arrival treats. Overall, a great hub from which to explore the local area.

Map reference: Holiday Homes G

Tan Y Coed - Gwynedd, Wales

Tan Y Coed is a comfortably modern, airy home - the jewel being a great kitchen, which will encourage you to have a go with a few local delicacies. You’ll certainly be hungry as it is conveniently located just a stone’s throw from famous Mawddach Estuary path. A great location to soak up beautiful views and local history.

Map reference: Holiday Homes H

Trebor - Devon, England

This beautiful Edwardian terraced house has been decorated to a high level and can sleep up to eight, so it’s perfect for a large group. The garden is equipped with a barbecue so you can enjoy the outdoor space while you are not exploring the local historic waterfront.

Map reference: Holiday Homes I

Weavers Cottage - Broadway, England

It’s not often that you find a holiday home as luxurious and comfortable as Weavers Cottage. Guests are consistently delighted with their stay and comment that the garden is a lovely surprise too. The Cotswolds itself boasts a huge range of exciting attractions so this property couldn’t be better located.

Map reference: Holiday Homes J

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