Category Archives: Couple Accommodation

Short Breaks in South Devon Coast and Country Cottages

Whether you are looking for a break on the British coast or in the wonderful British countryside you can do no better than head to South Devon in South West England – it’s simply the perfect place for a cottage break.

Coast and Country CottagesWhich is why it is such a popular holiday choice and why there is such a great choice of self catering cottages, apartments and lodges in the region – we have 2,500 holiday homes listed in Devon!

The South Hams, Dartmouth and Salcombe areas of South Devon are some of the prettiest in the county and so we are delighted to offer some extra special holiday accommodation with our travel partners Coast and Country in this area.  With over 400 selected cottages, many of which are 4 star or 5 star assessed by VisitEngland, you will find some excellent holiday cottages in this South Devon area whether you are looking for a couples break, a family holiday or a group get-away.

If you are heading to South Devon for a holiday here are some more useful holiday links:

Cottages for Couples… Short Breaks Weekend Breaks Summer Holidays

The school summer holidays may be approaching but that doesn’t mean it’s only families that are looking for a short break or holiday, so here is a super selection of cottages and apartments ideal for COUPLES this summer.

Whether the two of you are looking for a country escape, a relaxing coastal break or a pet friendly cottage, we have made it easy fo you to find all of the best self catering accommodation that sleeps two.

From the Highlands of Scotland to the English West Country, from the Welsh hills to the Irish countryside, from the Lake District & Peak District to the Cotswolds, you will find holiday homes that will meet all budgets, whether you are looking for a luxury break or a cheaper holiday base, with accommodation for couples ranging from cottages and apartments to lodges, chalets and mobile homes.

Of course if it’s a romantic get-away you can choose from self catering with open wood fires to curl up in front of or those with hot tubs or four-poster beds.

A couple’s break isn’t all about the romance though, so if you are looking for an active holiday with lots of walking, cycling or watersports near by you will find this self catering accommodation provides a great holiday base.

Take a look at our self catering for couples

 

Source:  Find Cottage Holidays

Top 5 Last Minute Cottage Breaks for Couples in July

The sun has come out and so we feel it’s safe to say that Summer has arrived and what better way to celebrate than some great last-minute deals on some short breaks and holidays?

There is still has some excellent last-minute availability, and there’s still lots of amazing properties to choose from. Plus, with summer discounts on many properties, you might just pick up a bargain. Don’t delay though as great deals like these won’t be around for long!  (Click the cottage name to see more details)

  • Wisteria Cottage:  Wales. Sleeps 2. 4 Nights from 9th July for £317 (was £347)
  • Stroxworthy Barn: North Devon. Sleeps 2. 4 nights from 9th July for £302 (was £347)
  • Energy at Envirobarns: Lincolnshire. Sleeps 2. 7 nights from 7th July for £448 (was £491)
  • The Rookery: Cheshire. Sleeps 2. 7 nights from 9th July for £427 (was £491)
  • Grooms Cottage: Cumbria. Sleeps 2. 4 nights from 9th July

Wisteria Cottage

To find out more last-minute availability and offers for self catering including cottages, apartments, lodges, holiday parks and even boats call 0844 847 1140.

These offers are subject to terms and conditions with our holiday travel partners, please check the details when clicking through to their website via our booking/more information link.

Self Catering Cottages with Tennis Courts, Tennis Breaks in UK and Ireland

With the grass court tennis season in full swing, and Wimbledon just weeks away, the British will  fall in love with tennis all over again and remember what fun it is.

In fact, you can guarantee that over the coming weeks tennis courts across the country will be filling up with people of all ages practicing their smashes and drop shots!

To celebrate this favourite summer passion we have put together a list of our favourite holiday cottages and apartments that have tennis courts and facilities either on site or near by.  With this list, whether you are looking for some family fun or some serious tennis practice, you will be able to find some great short break or holiday accommodation which will enable you play to your heart’s content.

Of course if strawberries and cream while watching the professionals fight it out is more your style there are tournaments in coming weeks at Eastbourne, Nottingham and of course the big one, Wimbledon.

Check out our Wimbledon page to find out more about the Championship, the Museum and Tours.

 

Source: Find Cottage Holidays

Happy St George’s Day – what to do and where to stay

Well it hasn’t exactly started as the brightest and warmest St George’s Day but we do hope that whatever you are doing on this special day that you have a great time.

If you are looking for something to do this St George’s Day, whatever the weather may hold, we have put together a list of top tourist attractions across England.  There are lots of things for couples, families or groups to do from historic houses and castles to theme parks and zoos.  Take a look at some English holiday attractions

We think St George’s Day is the best time to think about the very best of England and so we have put together a list of selected self catering cottages, apartments and holiday flats across England – from the Northumberland Coast and Yorkshire Moors to the Cotswolds and West Country.  You can even find plenty with open fires or wood burning stoves so that you can be snug and warm even if the dire May weather forecasts prove to be right!  See a great selection of St Georges Day English self catering cottages and apartments

If you can’t get away for a last-minute break this St George’s Day then why not use the time to plan a May Bank holiday get-away, remember we have an extra long break this year with Diamond Jubilee weekend providing an extended break.

Discover Mid Devon on a Cottage Holiday

It has to be said that Mid Devon can be a little over looked when people are planning their Devon holidays, but Mid Devon is a hidden gem that is perfect for a cottage holiday or short break.

If you have not experienced the delights of Mid Devon before, it can be found between the national parks of Dartmoor and Exmoor (so both are within easy reach for a day trip) and includes towns and villages such as Crediton, Tiverton, Uffculme, Cullompton, Kentisbeare and Bampton.

One of the most notable things about Mid Devon, and one of the reasons we really love it, is that whatever the time of year the traffic is quiet and so you can truly enjoy the winding lanes and open countryside in peace and a rural pace.  The countryside throughout Mid Devon is wonderful, rolling hills, the River Exe and the  Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the Blackdown Hills.

Of course another advantage of staying in Mid Devon is that its the perfect place to stay and act as a holiday base for your Devon holiday. Sitting in central Devon you are never far away from 2 National Parks, the coastline, the south-west coastal path and all the other main Devon holiday attractions.

To help you find the best self catering places to stay and more, we have put together a selection of Mid Devon cottage holidays, including Devon apartments and Devon holiday flats.  Perfect for a short break or a holiday for couples, families and groups. Find out more about Mid Devon Cottage Holidays and self catering

Celebrate St Georges Day in an English Country Cottage

On the April 23rd England celebrates St George’s Day, its patron saint. Although it’s no longer an English National holiday there are many events and pageants being held to celebrate the day across the country and so it’s a great time to get out and about in England.

And, what better way to enjoy a St George’s Day break than staying in an English self catering cottage, holiday flat or apartment.  We have a selection of holiday cottages across England from the far tip of Cornwall to the Northumberland Coast offering accommodation to couples, families and groups so you are sure to find something perfect for you.  Many of our holiday partners also have sales on currently that can save you 10% or more on an English holiday or break.

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