Two 19th century farm cottages in the Vale of Strathmore near the Angus Glens and Glamis Castle, situated off the A926 three miles from Kirriemuir and 17 miles from Dundee. Discover a rare rural retreat just off the beaten track within the last, unexplored 'other side of Scotland'. Comprehensively equipped with log fires, this pair of three star secluded self catering stone cottages, sleeping two or four where scented flowers surround inviting benches in the breathtaking walled garden safely enclosed for children and pets. Help yourself to herbs and overexuberant vegetables or choose from a dozen local restaurants.
Situated at the edge of Europe, this tranquil park with 500 metres of waterfront is spectacularly located. It is surrounded on three sides by hills and mountains and faces the Atlantic islands of Valentia and Beginish on the south west. The impeccably clean on-site facilities include a laundry with washers and dryers, a washing-up area with continuous hot water and a cosy campers' sitting room with turf fire in the evenings. I am a Bord Failte registered Local Tour Guide and I take great pleasure in helping you to make the most of your holiday.
Barns Hotel Area: East of England Tel: 0870 701 4444
Area: East of England
The Barns Hotel is situated in a beautiful riverside location, within 3.5 acres of newly landscaped gardens, yet just 10 miles from the M1 and 8 miles from A1.
The tranquil setting offers views of the great River Ouse and the local country park and wonderful grounds in which to stroll and relax.
For more strenuous activities, guests have access to the local Oasis Fitness and Leisure Club.
Built around a 13th century tithe barn and 17th century manor house, the hotel still retains the character of the original beamed and timbered buildings. It became a hotel in 1987.
White Horse Area: East of England Tel: 0871 716 2249
Town: Brancaster Staithe
Area: East of England
North Norfolk's best kept secret - award winning coastal hotel - commanding stunning views from conservatory restaurant and deck terrace across tidal marshland to Scolt Head Island.
A friendly Norfolk welcome in classic but stylish surroundings. Eight outside guest rooms (en suite) with seven further bedrooms (en suite) in main building overlooking stunning marshland tidal coast - including the newly appointed 'Room at the Top' - with viewing telescope feature.
Menus display a wealth of contemporary dishes with good use of local seafood - mussels, cockles oysters, samphire.
Great for walking, birdwatching, sailing and taking in the spacious countryside available along this Heritage coastline.
Belle Isle Castle Area: Fermanagh Tel: 028 6638 7231
Belle Isle Castle
Holiday-type: Self Catering
County: County Fermanagh
Country: Northern Ireland
Nestling close to the water's edge and set within a landscape of lakes and islands of gently rolling hills and fragrant woods, Belle Isle Castle is a haven of luxurious self-catering or fully catered accommodation. Situated at the heart of Belle Isle Estate and dating from the early 17th century the castle has been extensively yet sensitively refurbished, ensuring that a full range of modern facilities blends seamlessly with original period grandeur. This harmony between modernity and antiquity is the careful work of an esteemed international interior designer.
Bathweston Lawn Area: South West Tel: 01225 421362
Holiday-type: Bed & Breakfast
Area: South West
Weston Lawn is our Georgian family house in its own grounds in a quiet part of the village of Weston, conveniently near to the centre of Bath. The city centre is an easy walk via the Botanical Gardens and Victoria Park. A slightly more energetic walk from our back door onto the Cotswold Way takes you straight up onto Lansdown. Our rooms, all en suite or with private facilities, are decorated in the style of our country house and fully equipped to ensure you have a comfortable stay. Continental or full English cooked breakfast is served in our dining room.
Short Ferry Caravan Park Area: East Midlands Tel: 01526 398021
Short Ferry Caravan Park
Area: East Midlands
Shortferry Caravan Park is an independently owned holiday complex
situated in approximately 60 acres of Lincolnshire countryside.
It is approximately 7 miles from the historic and picturesque city of Lincoln,
and is well situated for visits to the coastal towns of Skegness & Mablethorpe,
as well as the market towns of Newark, Boston & Louth.
The majority of the park comprises of static caravans with mains facilities.
The park also has a large touring site with approximately 60 sites with electric hookups.
This part of the park also has its own dedicated toilet & shower block.
White Cross Bay Holiday Park Area: North West Tel: 0870 197 0987
White Cross Bay Holiday Park
Area: North West
White Cross Bay boasts one of the finest positions in the whole of the Lake District, in 60 acres of wooded parkland, on the shores of Lake Windermere with breathtaking fell views.
The park provides superb standard of facilities. You can bring your own craft, moor and launch it from the park (subject to extra charge) or use the White Cross Bay Watersports Centre, where you can hire boats and equipment, book tuition and take RYA sailing courses. When you want to take things a little easier, you can go fishing or cruise on the lake.