An enormous variety of holiday options is available to you in the UK; from city breaks in apartments in Edinburgh or London, to traditional seaside holidays in the West Country, or tranquil weeks enjoying the green and pleasant land, and numerous national parks, that make up Britain’s countryside.
Relax in front of a roaring log fire in your retreat in the Scottish Highlands after a day’s hiking; eat velvety Cornish ice-cream while paddling in the clear waters off the south coast. Stroll through daffodil-carpeted hillsides in the Lake District in spring, or go crabbing from the quayside of a north Norfolk creek. Learn to surf in the Gower Peninsula, visit puffins in Northumberland or ramble among the granite tors of Dartmoor.
A dynamic mix of ancient and modern, England’s capital sits on the River Thames, the banks of which host the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, the Tower of London, the Globe Theatre, the London Eye and many other renowned places.
Lakes, fells, Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter; the Lake District is a haven for nature-lovers. From your holiday cottage base explore the UK’s largest national park on foot, bike or boat; relax in old inns in front of roaring log fires.
Whether you want a luxury city apartment or a remote cottage, Scotland offers it all. Edinburgh, with its imposing castle and Georgian streets, or lively Glasgow; the wild mountains of the Highlands, the white sands of the Hebrides.
Vast, open beaches and fish and chip shops, the tranquil Norfolk Broads abundant with birdlife, or the heritage city of Norwich; a holiday cottage in Norfolk is the ideal base for exploring this beautiful and historical county.
Rocky coastlines, rolling hills, lush valleys, and rugged national parks, a cottage in Wales offers you a holiday in a fantastic landscape steeped in Celtic folklore as well as modern cities, crumbling castles and wide, wild beaches.
With pretty harbour villages like Falmouth on the south coast, well known surfing destinations such as Newquay along the cliffy north coast, or wild moorland inland, a cottage in Cornwall makes for an ideal UK holiday.
The romantic county of Northumberland offers a stunning heritage coastline, castles aplenty, and the iconic Hadrian’s wall. Enjoy uncrowded beaches and vast landscapes, moors and winding rivers, and the puffins of the Farne Islands.
Scotland’s capital is characterised by narrow lanes, Georgian streets and an imposing, iconic castle. With views of nearby countryside and sea, Edinburgh offers historical charm alongside world-class shopping, restaurants and bars.
Brighton, voted one of the top 10 city beach break destinations in the world, is a vibrant mixture of seaside traditions and modern, eclectic sights and attractions; the Pier, the Pavilion, amusement arcades and a lively arts scene.
Wild moors, rugged coastal paths, pub gardens in scenic English villages, cream teas, the fossil-rich southern Jurassic Coast, the north coast surf towns – Devon is the ideal setting for a wholesome holiday in the great outdoors.