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.
Riverside Camping Area: North Wales Tel: 01286 678781
County: Caernarfonshire/ Sir Gaernarfon
Area: North Wales
Situated on the edge of Snowdonia, nestling in a loop of the river Seiont, Riverside Camping is a delightful, level four and a half acre family site, attractively landscaped and sheltered.
The benefit of being close to both sea and mountains, makes it a desirable holiday destination, where there is never a shortage of things to do.
The campsite is on the same property as our attractive garden centre, with its water garden and the old mill building now 'The Mill Café' in the background. Most of our plants are grown in our large nursery nearby.
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.
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.
Grange Courtyard Area: East Midlands Tel: 01509 600189
Holiday-type: Bed & Breakfast
Area: East Midlands
The Grange Courtyard is a multi-award winning bed and breakfast, providing a real home-from-home accommodation for business trips, holidays, short breaks or weekends away.The property comprises of six unique cottages which have been converted from farm buildings with a total of twenty individually designed en-suite rooms. All rooms have direct dial telephone and free wireless internet access. There is secure free car parking and pleasant gardens. There are four four poster beds, one family room and three further twin rooms. All rooms have hairdryer, tv and video or dvd player, bath robes and complimentary toiletries.
Daventry Hotel Area: East Midlands Tel: 0870 701 4444
Area: East Midlands
Idyllically situated by Drayton Water, in picturesque Northamptonshire this spacious modern hotel set in its own grounds provides a convenient Midlands location with a wealth of interesting places to visit on the doorstep.
Spacious, comfortable bedrooms include a selection of study rooms, with a practical work area, and executive rooms. All rooms have private bathroom, direct dial phone, satellite TV, radio, trouser press, hairdryer and hospitality tray. Many with views overlooking the central courtyard or surrounding countryside.
The Leisure Club offers a friendly, relaxed atmosphere, a place to improve your health and fitness or somewhere to relax and unwind.
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.