Holiday Homes - UK & Ireland
Reviews and ratings of quality, hand-picked, UK websites
Headers: Holiday Cottages
Barncrosh Farm boasts ten holiday cottages on its 250 acre, working, organic farm in the heart of Dumfries and Galloway. The farm has a tennis court, tampoline, bicycles, children's adventure playground and indoor games room plus gardens and woodland walk. And if thats not enough, you can fish for trout or admire the farms resident llama and alpaca, monkeys, wallabies and raccoons, or take in the areas many attractions. Three of the properties have assisted wheelchair access. The farm is located 4 miles from Castle Douglas.
Headers: Holiday Parks, Late Deals, Conference Facilities, Hotel
Butlins has 3 parks, Minehead, Skegness and Bognor Regis. Butlins, of course, is well know for family holidays with acitivities for children and adults, including Splash Waterworld, funfair, shows, sport and leisure facilities, kids clubs (U breaks only) plus live bands and discos. Each park also offers shops, services such as cash point, laundrette etc, and places to eat. Butlins also offers Entertainment Breakaways, which are short themed breaks running from October to May. There are breaks suitable for families (rated U) and for adults only (rated 18). Note, summer holidays are all U rated. Lastly, Butlins resort are well set up to provide conferenciing facilites for up to 8000 - technical specifications for each park is available on the website.
Butlins has recently opened a new beach front hotel at Bornor Regis. 160 rooms in landscaped gardens with sun terraces, restaurant and lounge bar. Shoreline Hotel.
Country Cottages in Ireland
Headers: Holiday Cottages in Ireland
You can choose from over 420 holiday cottages in the East Coast, the South East, County Cork, County Kerry, the West, and the North West and Lakelands. You can use the availability search to find cottages available on specific dates or you can just browse. All properties are shown with full descriptions and images and you can book online. The site contains ferry and travel details. All properties are regularly inspected. Irish Country Cottages is part of Holiday Cottages Group, a subsidiary of Cendant Corporation.
Country Cottages in Scotland
Headers: Holiday Cottages in Scotland
Country Cottages has a very fast and easy search of hundreds of holiday cottages in Scotland and the Isles. You can use the availability search to find cottages available on specific dates or you can just browse. All properties are shown with full descriptions and images, some with online virtual tours, and you can book online. All properties are regularly inspected. Scottish Country Cottages is part of Holiday Cottages Group, a subsidiary of Cendant Corporation.
Headers: Availability search, Request a brochure. Letting Your Property
Cottage Selection offers thousands of regularly inspected cottages for holiday rental in England, Scotland and Wales. This is a lovely website, with some great features including virtual tours of some of the cottages.
Headers: Cabins, Camping & Caravanning
The Forestry Commission has several holiday locations in England, Scotland and Wales. Cabins available in 3 parks - Yorkshire, Strathyre and Cornwall. The parks, as you would expect, are all set in woodland.
Headers: Holiday homes, Self catering, Half board
Haven has 21 Parks, throughout England, Scotland and Wales offering a range of accomodation from apartments to chalets to caravans. All the parks offer a wide range of entertainments and planned activities for all ages, including Kid's Club, shopping, eating places, sports and leisure, play areas, shows, discos, musicals and live music. You can choose self catering or half board which includes breakfast and evening meal. Book online or order a brochure.
Headers: Holiday Lodges & Parks, Country Cottages, Boating Holidays, European Villas
Hoseasons has over 50 holiday parks in Britain, 5 in Ireland and over 25 in Europe, with accomodation consisting of holiday lodges, chalets, flats, houses and caravans - you can search by accomodation type. The parks vary but most have entertainment and childrens activities on offer, including swimming pools. There is also an excellent choice of country cottages in Britain and Ireland, plus boating holidays in Britain and Europe. Hoseasons villas includes over 600 villas, chateaux, farmhouses and apartments in France, Portugal, Spain (including Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza), Malta, Gozo, Italy’s Sorrento and Amalfi Coast, Tuscany, Cyprus and Lanzarote.
Headers: holiday homes in the West Country
If you would like a cottage holiday in the West Country (and why wouldn't you?), Helpful Holidays can help. They list details of properties in Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset. The 500+ properties on their books range from cosy cottages to houses to a medieval listed longhouse in Dartmoor. If you prefer, you can order a brochure via the web site. Helpful Holidays has been operating for 22 years and are based in Chagford, Dartmoor.
Largy Coastal Apartments
Headers: Self Catering Accommodation in Northern Ireland
Largy Coastal Apartments have 5 star self catering accommodation situated in Carnlough, Ballymena, County Antrim. The four apartments are converted Victorian houses, all with en-suite bedrooms, lounges and sea views. The houses are set in large gardens and woodland and are within walking distance of Carnlough which has shops, restaurants and a beach. The website contains a photo gallery plus information on local tourist attractions.
Headers: Mullion - Cornwall, Looe Bay - Cornwall, Sandford - Dorset
Weststar Holidays have 3 holiday parks in Cornwall and Dorset. They are in Mullion, Looe Bay and Sandford. In addition they have caravan and camping holidays at Mullion and Sandford. You can choose and book your holiday online on the site which is very clearly laid out and easy to use.