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Casa Castagna

guests 4   Nestled in a medieval Tuscan mountain village, less than an hour away from Florence and Pisa.

Casa Castagna

£547 to £977 for 1 week

An Teach Trá - The Beach House

guests 4   Dooey beach, Traighenna Bay on Donegal's Wild Atlantic Way, NW Republic of Ireland

Stone cottage for 4 (pets welcome) with access to our private shoreline and sandy beach, on Donegal's Wild Atlantic Way.

£481 to £877 for 1 week

Studio on the Loch (& Hot Tub)

guests 2   Loch Nevis, West Coast of Scotland

Luxury studio on the shores of Loch Nevis with own hot tub - perfect for two!

£1,202 to £1,187 for 1 week

Bwlch Newydd

guests 5   the best of rural Carmarthenshire, with amazing views over the Towy Valley

A lovely rural traditional cottage overlooking the Towy Valley (with all the comforts of home) Near to Llandovery, Carmarthenshire

£470 to £777 for 1 week

Ffermdy Trehilyn

guests 9   Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Trehilyn Farmhouse, a large country farmhouse ideal for get-togethers on the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, West Wales

£734 to £1,609 for 1 week

Tenby House

guests 10   Set back one row of houses from Tenby Harbour

The finest holiday rental in Tenby town, this luxury holiday cottage right in the old town and very near the beaches is the perfect Tenby holiday location. A stylish interior and quality throughout that will wow you.

£679 to £1,477 for 1 week

Markwells House

guests 10   Large country house/ farmhouse on the estuary of the River Stour in Suffolk, under 2 hours from London

A fine country house in Suffolk with estuary access, Markwells is the perfect location for a large family gathering for a special occasion. Simply one of the most luxurious and wonderful holiday properties in all the UK.

£1,430 to £1,710 for 1 week

Bwthyn Rhosyn

guests 6   Gileston, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales

Adorable thatched Welsh holiday cottage near Cardiff in the Vale of Glamorgan, and undoubtedly the finest and most luxurious holiday cottage in the area. Stylish interior filmed and photographed many times!

£547 to £977 for 1 week

Capel Tŷ Ddewi

guests 6   Restored Chapel just a mile from St Davids, or 2 from Whitesands Beach, Pembrokeshire

5* Welsh holiday cottage home at St Davids in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, West Wales. This historic converted Pembrokeshire chapel has been turned into a stylish holiday home near Whitesands beach.

£679 to £1,227 for 1 week

Zenobia

guests 8   over New Quay beach, Ceredigion/ Cardigan Bay

Luxury family summer beach house for 8 at New Quay, Cardigan Bay, West Wales. Directly over-looking the bay and beach this is by far the best holiday cottage in New Quay, Ceredigion. Fabulous interior.

£624 to £1,077 for 1 week

Y Golchdy

guests 2   Llanrwst/ Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia National Park

Luxury Snowdonia holiday lodge cottage on a Country House estate near Betws-y-Coed – certainly one of the finest quality holiday cottages in Snowdonia mountains and North Wales.

£470 to £823 for 1 week

Trehilyn Uchaf

guests 5   Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

This is the Pembrokeshire Farm owned by Griff Rhys Jones that he lets for holidays when he isn’t home. First class Welsh holiday accommodation in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park near great walking and beaches.

£547 to £977 for 1 week

Trehilyn Isaf

guests 4   Strumble Head, North Pembrokeshire coast

Griff Rhys Jones’ Pembrokeshire Farm holiday cottage on Strumble Head in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park in West Wales. Sleeps 4, WIFI and pets welcome, one of the best cottages in Wales

£470 to £777 for 1 week

Melin Trehilyn

guests 4   Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Griff Rhys Jones’ second home on the Pembrokeshire Farm he owns in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The perfect holiday cottage for architects, this luxury Welsh cottage for 4, with WIFI, is simply amazing.

£547 to £977 for 1 week

Hafod - with pool

guests 6   The vineyards of the Gaillac region, SW France

A luxury holiday rental property in Gaillac region of SW France, with pool. This property is of a very high standard in the Gaillac wine region.

£1,320 to £1,710 for 1 week

Dolau Canol

guests 6   Teifi Valley, Ceredigion (Cardigan Bay), West Wales

A large and luxurious family holiday farmhouse in Carmarthenshire, the perfect base for exploring West Wales. One of if not the best holiday cottage near to Lampeter University, this 5* cottage enjoys privacy down its own track.

£547 to £977 for 1 week

Carreg Las

guests 7   Trefdraeth (Newport), Pembrokeshire coast, West Wales

The best holiday cottage in Trefdraeth (Newport), Pembrokeshire, this 5* property is one of the most luxurious West Wales family holiday properties, with great quality furnishings, wonderful Welsh art and coastal path walks from the door..

£624 to £1,077 for 1 week

Bwthyn Trehilyn

guests 6   Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Many (including VisitWales) have named this among the finest of all Welsh holiday cottages and it’s easy to see why – the second home of Griff Rhys Jones is the perfect Pembrokeshire Farm cottage for holidays in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

£757 to £1,305 for 1 week

Blaen y Buarth

guests 6   Amongst the peaks of the Snowdonia National Park

The finest holiday cottage in Snowdonia? This traditional Snowdonia mountain holiday cottage at Penmachno has a cool interior and quality that is rare in Welsh holiday cottages. Great views, plenty of land and the perfect location in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park.

£602 to £1,277 for 1 week

The Hideaway (with Hot Tub)

guests 2   Loch Nevis, West Coast of Scotland

Possibly the most luxurious holiday rental in Scotland, this private Scottish holiday lodge with hot tub Jacuzzi is the perfect honeymoon location. Enjoy privacy, fine views, or arrange for a private chef or masseur to make your holiday or honeymoon simply perfect!

£2,017 to £2,521 for 1 week

Tŷ'r Gofalwr

guests 4   Llanrwst/ Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia National Park

Snowdonian holiday cottage with a 5* interior, on a wonderful Victorian country house estate. This wonderful cottage near Betws-y-Coed has the perfect location for a Snowdonia holiday in North Wales.

£547 to £977 for 1 week

La Vieille Maison

guests 7   beautiful Limousin (lake district), central France

A late medieval family holiday home in the heart of the Limousin, France, situated next to the ancient church in Bellac village. Dogs welcome.

£404 to £727 for 1 week

The Escape

guests 4   Atlantic coast of Donegal in North-West Ireland

Named the best holiday cottage in Ireland (Sunday Times), this traditional Donegal cottage on the Wild Atlantic Way provides privacy and huge open views over the lake in front. Walk to the beach. Dogs welcome. WIFI included.

£404 to £727 for 1 week

The Coastal Carriage

guests 5   Coastal footpath at Aberporth, Cardigan Bay

One of the most remarkable places to stay in the UK, this converted railway carriage holiday cottage is the perfect holiday for train-lovers or those who want to watch dolphins. Sleeps 5, dogs welcome, and has WIFI too.

£492 to £927 for 1 week

The Land Girls' Cabin

guests 5   Nr. Glastonbury, Somerset, England

A genuine 1940s tin holiday cottage, newly-restored, near Glastonbury in Somerset. Full of quirky vintage charm, this Somerset holiday cottage for four has WIFI, an open fire, and welcomes pets – the perfect Glastonbury holiday!

£382 to £581 for 1 week

Maison d'Eglise

guests 8   beautiful Limousin (lake district), central France

A remarkable and romantic holiday cottage home for the family in Bellac, Limousin, France. Amazing architectural detail and rustic antique furniture, as well as huge open views down the valley – your perfect large family holiday home in the Limousin.

£404 to £727 for 1 week

Melin Argoed (with hot tub)

guests 2   The green hills of the Upper Wye Valley, Mid Wales

A romantic holiday cottage for two in mid Wales with a Hot-Tub and its own pool table! Housed in a converted historic water-mill this traditional Welsh holiday cottage has a charming interior and makes a great base for a holiday.

£404 to £727 for 1 week

Beudy Trehilyn (& Showmans wagon Apr>Oct)

guests 3   Pencaer/ Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Restored by Griff Rhys Jones, this cool Pembrokeshire coastal cottage with WIFI is one of the best holiday cottages in all of Wales – direct access to the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park footpaths and quality that makes most holiday cottages seem like a joke.

£547 to £977 for 1 week

Bryn Eglur

guests 4   Narberth/ Carmarthenshire hills of West Wales

One of the most photographed and filmed traditional cottages in Wales, this Welsh holiday cottage is like stepping back a hundred years – fabulous Welsh antique furnishings and widely regarded as one of the finest traditional Welsh cottage interiors in Wales. A great base for Carmarthenshire.

£447 to £657 for 1 week

Tŷ Barddu + 'hot tub'

guests 6   Tanglwst, up in the Carmarthenshire hills

Modernist holiday cottage interior in a traditional Carmarthenshire holiday cottage shell, with cedar hot tub. Lovely private location and big open Carmarthen hills views, this cottage for six has been regularly filmed for TV and interiors magazines as one of the finest in Wales.

£470 to £777 for 1 week

Bwthyn Tresinwen

guests 8   Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, West Wales

Just 300 yards from a secret cove / beach near the lighthouse on Strumble Head in Pembrokeshire, this traditional Pembrokeshire holiday cottage has plenty of space for all the family in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

£404 to £727 for 1 week

Cae Einion

guests 4   Cader Idris, Snowdonia National Park

One of the finest holiday properties in Snowdonia, this North Wales holiday cottage is family friendly with access to 750 acres of mountain wilderness in the heart of Southern Snowdonia. The perfect holiday cottage for walkers in the Snowdonia National Park.

£514 to £1,077 for 1 week

Casal do Pau

guests 6   riverside at Gois in beautiful central Portugal

A wonderful Portuguese villa in the Coimbra mountain region which is green all year round, and has access to its own privately owned river bathing beach in the summer – however you may come across be a few local residence using the beach during the summer season too. The perfect inland Portugal family holiday property at a great price!

£470 to £823 for 1 week

Caban Llys y Frân

guests 2   Narberth, Pembrokeshire, West Wales

A traditional Welsh tin cottage in the heart of Pembrokeshire, this adorable Welsh holiday cottage near Narberth and Haverfordwest is loved by everyone who stays there – with huge open views and a private location, WIFI and dogs welcome – what more could you ask for?

£382 to £581 for 1 week

Llys y Frân

guests 2   Near Narberth, Pembrokeshire, West Wales

One of the finest traditional holiday cottages in Pembrokeshire, Wales, enjoying a fabulously secluded location with huge open views, WIFI and open fire, this cottage welcomes walkers and dogs alike!

£404 to £727 for 1 week

Traeth Llanon (with hot tub)

guests 4   Llanon beach, Cardigan Bay coast, West Wales

A simple traditional West Wales fisherman’s cottage near the beach at Llanon in Ceredigion/ Cardigan Bay, with a hot tub. Only a hundred yards down to a quiet beach. Great traditional roof and detail.

£404 to £727 for 1 week

Ysgubor Dyfi

guests 8   between Snowdonia and the Cambrian Mountains, near Machynlleth

Is this the greenest, most ‘eco’ holiday property in the UK? This amazing Welsh holiday cottage barn conversion is entirely off-grid and yet luxurious and comfortable and the perfect cottage near to Machynlleth area.

£481 to £877 for 1 week

Felin Fach

guests 9   Cardigan Bay, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Wonderful family Pembrokeshire coast holiday cottage, this traditional cottage is perfect for summer holidays in West Wales, near wonderful beaches and great value – you’ll be surprised at the low cost.

£624 to £1,077 for 1 week

Gallestra

guests 6   Cader Idris, Snowdonia National Park

One of the best and finest holiday cottages in Snowdonia, this North Wales family holiday cottage has privacy and 5* quality as well as easy access to either beach or mountain. Perfect base for Cader Idris, this is the best Dolgellau area holiday cottage.

£492 to £927 for 1 week

Geaglum Cottage & Gypsy Caravan

guests 5   Upper Lough Erne, the Irish lakelands of Fermanagh

Sweet thatched traditional Irish holiday cottage on the shores of a lake, it even has its own traditional gypsy caravan so sleeps 5 in total. One of the best preserved traditional cottages in Fermanagh or Northern Ireland.

£382 to £581 for 1 week

Hafan Tresinwen

guests 6   just 5 mins walk to the beach! Pembrokeshire coast

Traditional Pembrokeshire family holiday cottage in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park near Strumble Head lighthouse, this wonderful cottage is just a 5 minute walk from Porth Sychan, a private cove where you often see seals.

£481 to £877 for 1 week

Nant Y Bargoed

guests 4   Rhos, Carmarthenshire, West Wales

A traditional Carmarthenshire family holiday cottage in a wonderful private ‘dell’ – this Welsh holiday cottage is loved by all who stay there – great green credentials too!

£382 to £581 for 1 week

Pembrokeshire Tin Bungalow

guests 4   Martletwy, Cleddau Estuary, Pembrokeshire

A traditional Pembrokeshire holiday cottage built from tin in the 1920s. Now refurbished and insulated and one of the best quirky holiday cottage homes for the family in all of West Wales!

£481 to £877 for 1 week

Penrhiw

guests 6   Abercych village, North Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Possibly the best value holiday cottage in Pembrokeshire…yet of character and standard many times higher than the competition. Great value Abercych family holiday cottage with great green credentials.

£382 to £581 for 1 week

Pen Y Parrog

guests 6   Parrog beach near Fishguard, North Pembrokeshire

A pretty Grade II listed traditional welsh stone built holiday cottage, on the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path with direct beach access.

£547 to £977 for 1 week

Penbont

guests 6   Penbryn beach, Ceredigion / Cardigan Bay, West Wales

One of the few Welsh holiday cottages by NT Penbryn beach, looking down to the sea and Cardigan Bay…simply one of the best Ceredigion holiday cottages and amazing value for a family summer beach holiday.

£470 to £777 for 1 week

Bryn Dedwydd

guests 10   Pentrefoelas, Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia, North Wales

Stylish Snowdonia barn conversion for 10 in North Wales, with wide open views and space for all the family. A Snowdonia holiday cottage with a 5* interior and the perfect base for exploring the mountains and hills. Walk to the pub!

£701 to £1,177 for 1 week

Pwll Pendre

guests 6   The Hafod Estate, Pont-Rhyd-y-Groes, Mid Wales

Amazing value Welsh holiday holiday cottage in a fabulous location on the Hafod estate near Aberystwyth, perfect for walkers and the family. Completely private, peaceful and relaxing, a great Ceredigion holiday base!

£470 to £777 for 1 week

Rhyd Fudr

guests 4   Above Llyn Tegid lake in Snowdonia National Park

Bala Welsh holiday cottage for the family above Llyn Tegid with remarkable views, and privacy. Stylish interiors and fabulous views…everything you’d want in a Snowdonia holiday cottage in Wales!

£404 to £727 for 1 week

Aeron Bach (with hot tub)

guests 4   Aberaeron (with beach etc), Cardigan Bay coast

Aberaeron holiday cottage in Cardigan Bay, with hot tub, walking distance from centre of Aberaeron town or the beach, or fine seafood dining etc. NT Llanerchaeron is just down the road from this holiday cottage.

£404 to £727 for 1 week

Tŷ Unnos

guests 3   The peaceful Carmarthenshire hills of West Wales

Welsh limewashed holiday cottage in Carmarthenshire, Wales. Fabulous rustic-chic interior, perfect for those Instagram moments!

£349 to £658 for 1 week

Gwel y Mynydd

guests 4   in the heart of Snowdonia National Park /Dolgellau

One of the finest holiday cottages in Snowdonia, this is a true Welsh mountain holiday cottage for the family near to Dolgellau. Perfect holiday cottage for walkers and those who want a real mountain holiday in Wales!

£481 to £877 for 1 week

White Hart

guests 7   Puncheston (Casmael) Preseli Hills, Pembrokeshire

Fantastic value 4-bedroom Pembrokeshire Welsh family holiday cottage in Casmael/ Puncheston in the heart of Pembrokeshire, West Wales. Perfect base near to many wonderful attractions.

£404 to £727 for 1 week

Y Gadlas

guests 6   Llandrillo near Corwen/Dee Valley -North Wales

Fabulous great-value North Wales barn conversion holiday cottage for the family, by far the best holiday cottage near Llandrillo and great for exploring this wonderful country area. A warm Welsh Croeso awaits!

£404 to £727 for 1 week

Maison des Lavande

guests 3   Corbieres, Languedoc, South-West France

Amazing value low-cost budget holiday home in Corbieres region of Languedoc, France. Traditional holiday cottage in a quiet village with a charming interior and short drive to beaches, river bathing, or wine tasting or Carcassonne.

£382 to £581 for 1 week

Casa Azul, Andalucia

guests 6   Lake Portillo, Castril, Granada, Andalucia, Spain

Fabulous Andalucian lakefront holiday cottage villa in Parque Natural de Castril, Granada. Sleeping six it offers remarkably good value.

£404 to £727 for 1 week

Sucha Gora log cabin

guests 7   Zawoja, Babia Gora National Park, Southern Poland

The Best Place to Stay in Poland says the Guardian. Traditional Polish log cabin holiday home with fabulous interior near to the best value low-cost skiing in Europe. Amazing value and full of charm.

£382 to £581 for 1 week

Gwel y Don

guests 7   Within walking distance of the beach at Llansteffan, Carmarthen

Family holiday cottage home at the beach in Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire. This adorable Welsh holiday cottage is near the famous sands, and has a stylish interior you’ll love coming home to.

£624 to £1,077 for 1 week

Yr Hen Fynydd

guests 5   Llithfaen, Penllyn (Llyn Peninsula) twixt Caernarfon and seaside Nefyn

Wonderful beaches, fantastic castles, mountains and lakes… stay in this beautifully appointed Llyn Peninsula (some say ‘Lleyn’) for your perfect North Wales holiday. Great quality interior, views and furnishings that make this a special place for your Llyn holiday.

£547 to £977 for 1 week

Drumskinny Farm

guests 4   In the countryside of Fermanagh

The best appointed holiday cottage farmhouse in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. Privacy and yet the perfect location for exploring the lakelands of Northern Ireland or nip over to the beaches of Donegal.

£481 to £877 for 1 week

Tŷ Newydd

guests 21   charming Llanystumdwy (near Criccieth), in north-west Wales between the mountains and the beach

Between the mountains and the sea in rural north-west Wales, this fine country house for large groups is perfect for a coastal getaway for all the family in Snowdonia.

£2,303 to £2,104 for 1 week

Cae Bach

guests 2   A 5 minute walk to Aberystwyth, on the Wales Coastal Path.

Cae Bach is a luxury private bolthole walkable from Aberystwyth. Sea views and great design at home!

£895 to £1,086 for 1 week

Fron Fach

guests 3   Near Llangrannog and Penbryn beaches but set down its own lane

Cosy, quirky cottage, close to the beautiful beaches of Cardigan.Sheep/dog proof fencing enclose the large grounds in a secluded location on the edge of an ancient wood. Incredibly romantic and peaceful setting surrounded by birdsong.

£547 to £977 for 1 week

'Teach Mhicí' - Mickey's Cottage

guests 4   Dooey beach, Traighenna Bay, West Donegal, North-West Ireland

Traditional Donegal cottage by the shore with access to private sandy beach. Sleeps 4, dogs welcome.

£492 to £927 for 1 week

Traighenna Bay

guests 6   Traighenna Bay, West Donegal on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

Traditional Donegal holiday cottage on its own waterfront, overlooking Traighenna Bay in the Rosses, on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way.

£404 to £727 for 1 week

Beudy Aeron

guests 4   Set in the beautiful Aeron Valley, near pretty harbour town Aberaeron, Ceredigion, West Wales

Luxury barn conversion in Ceredigion, West Wales with spectacular views.

£547 to £977 for 1 week

Tresinwen Estate

guests 14   Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, West Wales

A pair of traditional family friendly holiday cottages in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park near Strumble Head lighthouse. They are just a 5 minute walk from Porth Sychan, a private cove where you often see seals.

£547 to £977 for 1 week

Lakeside Luna & Kuba (one property)

guests 2   Traighenna Bay, Donegal on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

Bespoke lakeside shepherd's hut on the shore with cool outdoor 'cube' for fireside evenings overlooking the bay, on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way!

£382 to £581 for 1 week

Ysgubor y Ffin

guests 6   Right on the Welsh/English border, with exceptional views of the Brecon Beacons National Park

Brecon Beacons contemporary barn near Hay-on-Wye and Abergavenny. Secluded, but not far from pubs, restaurants and shops. Great for a family holiday at Offa's Dyke.

£1,320 to £1,710 for 1 week

Hafan Cranog (with hot tub)

guests 4   Llangrannog, a pretty seaside village in Ceredigion

A stylish, dog friendly hot tub apartment situated in the heart of Llangrannog, Ceredigion, a minute's walk to the Blue Flag beach.

£404 to £727 for 1 week

Casa Turquesa

guests 6   Lake Portillo, Castril, Granada, Andalucia, Spain

Great value Andalucian lakefront holiday cottage villa in Parque Natural de Castril, Granada. Sleeps 6

£404 to £727 for 1 week

Ysgubor Y Ffin Estate

guests 10   Right on the Welsh/English border, with exceptional views of the Brecon Beacons National Park

Brecon Beacons contemporary barn near Hay-on-Wye and Abergavenny. Secluded, but not far from pubs, restaurants and shops. Great for a family holiday at Offa's Dyke.

£1,430 to £1,710 for 1 week

*NEW* Tŷ Jac

guests 6   Porthgain, a small coastal hamlet in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park in Wales, close to St David's

Stylish fisherman’s cottage in the pretty harbour village Porthgain in Pembrokeshire, West Wales.

£679 to £1,277 for 1 week

Gwar Cwm

guests 4   Rural Carmarthenshire, West Wales.

Traditional limewashed detached holiday home with thatched extension and great green credentials in the rural Teifi Valley. Easy access to all of Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Cardigan Bay.

£492 to £927 for 1 week

*New* La Chaume

guests 4   A peaceful setting in the Limousin, France, positioned between Poitiers and Limoges

Family friendly barn conversion in Limousin, France.

£404 to £727 for 1 week