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Holiday Cottage Reviews

Your website is easy to use and gives plenty of information about the property, as well as comprehensive pictures. It is easy to get a price for a stay and we find the staff efficient and easy to deal with.

Mr Jackson, stayed at Rhandir Mwyn in July 2017

We have used the company last year and this again this year, and all contact has been professional with both bookings being trouble-free. We will definitely book through this company again in the future.

Mr Little, stayed at 2 West Terrace in June 2017

All of my enquiries about the holiday cottage were dealt with in a friendly and professional manner by the staff involved. I would most definitely recommend this company to my friends and family.

Mrs Wells, stayed at Cobblers in May 2017

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Holidays are about finding those moments.

Searching for secret coves. Exploring untrodden trails. Unearthing hidden secrets.

Britain is full of awe-inspiring places with stories to tell. And we’re here to help you find them.

Where do you want to go?

Whether you’re longing for a romantic escape, looking for a memory-filled family adventure or an unforgettable getaway with a group of old friends, we have a property to suit, in a location you’ll love. With over 4,300 places to stay, including NorfolkCornwallYorkshireWalesSuffolkDevonKentSussexLancashireDorsetCumbria and the Lake District, you’ll find something as unique as you are.

Always local, wherever you stay

We’re a national holiday cottages company, with a family of twenty local agencies across England and Wales. Every one of them an expert in their fields, as well as their region’s winding footpaths and forgotten hills.

We know what makes a holiday memorable

Discovering unspoilt beaches, finding the perfect log-fire pub after a long country walk, heading to a tucked-away harbour for a fresh fish and chip supper: make the best of the great outdoors with our insider knowledge. With us, you can enjoy new experiences and exceptional stays. Explore our regional guides to find inspiration and your ideal location, or make the most of our local know-how and talk to one of our friendly team.

Family first, from the start

We’ve been a family-run company from the very beginning and we understand what it takes to make the most of time away with your loved ones. When you choose us, you’ll find the most original places to stay, with all the comforts of home.

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Focus on The Lake District

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