Friday, 15 March 2019

Highcross Camping Coach & Living Van, Whitecross, Netherbury, Bridport, Dorset


Highcross Camping Coach & Living Van offers unique self catering accommodation in Whitecross near Netherbury. Our Camping Coach and Living Van have been beautifully renovated to offer magical accommodation in a stunning countryside location. We are a great base for exploring a range of attractions in Bridport and Dorset.

Originally a Victorian Carriage on the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway, Camping Coach now offers superb accommodation. The carriage retains many beautiful features from yesteryear, including gleaming brass luggage racks and leather window straps. 

Facilities include a fold out double bed and a kitchen with a fridge, Belfast sink and black slate work surface. The bathroom has an electric shower, a flushing look, hand basin and heated towel rail. You can stay warm and toasty through the electric heater and we supply hot water bottles.


The Living Van dates from 1906 and would have been towed by a steam roller and used by workmen repairing the roads. The lovingly restored van comes with two single beds or one double bed (converted from a table and bench). Facilities include a wood burning stove.

A first class dining option is available in the dining carriage. The saloon dates from 1876 and is the oldest surviving carriage of the former London & South Western Railway. The saloon is available for hire, allowing guests to enjoy a first wonderful dinner prepared by a professional cook or afternoon tea. 

Lots of excellent attractions are in the local area, including lots of beautiful beaches. West Bay is a fishing harbour which is perfect for swimming in the sea and cliff walks. Burton Bradstock also has a beach, safe swimming and excellent cliff walks. Abbotsbury Children’s Farm has an indoor play area and you can feed the animals, a great day out for all the family.

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https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Dorset/16423

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No.2 Danby Cottages, Yorkley, Lydney, Gloucestershire, Forest of Dean


No.2 Danby Cottages offer self catering accommodation situated in the heart of the Forest of Dean at Yorkley. Our recently modernised holiday cottage is the ideal base for those wishing to explore Gloucestershire and its wealth of attractions further.

Our holiday cottage has a double bedroom and a twin bedded room upstairs, sharing a bathroom and a double bedroom downstairs with an accessible wet room en suite containing a shower, WC and hand basin. A folding shower stool and various grab rails are fitted and there are a washing machine and ironing facilities in an alcove. The upstairs bathroom has a full size bath with shower over, a hand basin and WC.


The kitchen is fitted with a range of modern units with solid beech worktops. Equipment includes a dishwasher, a fridge, a freezer, a microwave oven, a full size electric oven and hob and a Belfast sink. There is also a lowered area of the worktop to facilitate the use of a wheelchair. 

There is a small front garden with steps and a shallow ramp up to the glazed front door. Outside the back door, there is a large area of decking with a substantial outdoor table, chairs and a bench and a ramp down to the large back garden. 

The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley is home to a great range of attractions - some manmade, some completely natural but all of them well worth a visit. You may wish to discover the area's history or enjoy a stroll around a nature reserve.


There’s an array of family oriented attractions where you can all have fun, relax or enjoy some animal magic. On rainy days there’s also plenty to do from museums to caves or how about spending some time riding a steam train through the forest or taking a cruise down the River Wye.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Gloucestershire/10920

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Holme Ground Cottage, Little Langdale, Coniston, Cumbria


Holme Ground Cottage enjoys the perfect setting in a secluded and tranquil location, nestled between Coniston and Little Langdale. We are a great base for beautiful walking routes and high and low-level walks can be enjoyed straight from the door.

The comfortably furnished living room comes with open fire (free coal supplied/ included) and has access to the patio and garden. 

Our kitchen has been commended by Visit England for its original slate floor, quality crockery and cookware, as well as the induction hob and pans. A washing machine and tumble dryer are provided. 

Three bedrooms are available: 1 king, 1 double and 1 bedroom with bunk beds. All beds are made up for your arrival. Towels are supplied. A cot and highchair are provided.

A magical setting in all seasons with walks in all directions from the door. A short ramble to the top of Holme Fell, past the tarn, affords an amazing view the length of Coniston Water. Away from it all yet only 3 miles from facilities in Coniston. The area is a haven for wildlife. Over 37 species of bird have been spotted in the garden, along with red squirrels, deer, rabbits and, of course, sheep. Holme Ground Cottage makes a perfect base for a Lakeland stay.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Cumbria/13237

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Thursday, 14 March 2019

Aberfoyle Cottages, Balleich, Aberfoyle, Stirling, Loch Lomond & The Trossachs


Aberfoyle Cottages offers superb self catering accommodation in Balleich. Our two cottages near Aberfoyle enjoys glorious views of Ben Lomond and lush fields. We are a great base for exploring Stirling and Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park.

Outside of the holiday cottage is a large secure south facing garden which is ideal for children and pets. There is a barbeque area with outdoor seating (BBQ provided, please bring your own charcoal) and also a large secure storage shed for your bicycles and other sporting equipment. We have also provided comfy sun loungers if you fancy a day of just relaxing and catching some rays in the secluded garden. There is also ample parking space for 2 cars adjacent to the cottage and additional parking a short distance away.

This beautiful part of Scotland is a haven for walkers, cyclists, nature lovers and those who want to visit the many sights throughout Stirling and the Loch Lomond National Park. The village of Aberfoyle is just a short 10 min stroll away down a well lit, quiet road where you will find a supermarket (open from 8 am to 10 pm 7 days a week), a variety of shops, bars and restaurants to supply you with all the food, entertainment and refreshments you will need for your stay. 

This is also an excellent base for touring with many tourist attractions and main cities all within an hour's drive. There are also regular bus links from the village and excellent local taxi services. Most of the main supermarkets all deliver to Aberfoyle. Order before you leave home and have it delivered after your arrival.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Stirling/14755

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Brynygwin Country House & Cottages, Penmaenpool, Dolgellau, Gwynedd


Brynygwin Country House & Cottages provides 2 flats and 2 holiday cottages. They are situated between Penmaenpool village and Dolgellau town. Dolgellau in Gwynedd offers a few amenities. This area is very popular with keen walkers and mountain bikers.

Penmaenpool is a 4 minute drive from the accommodation. It is most famous for its toll bridge which crosses the River Mawddach. Dolgellau is a fantastic place for walking and climbing. It is steeped in history and is a great base for exploring Snowdonia.

There are many activities to enjoy in the area including:

Walking.
Birdwatching.
Canoeing.
White water rafting. 
River fishing across the road. 
Golfing.
Mountain biking. 
Rock climbing. 

If activities are not for you then there are plenty of attractions.

Gwynedd is rich in cultural history. It has picturesque towns and stunning countryside. There are a range of music festivals all year round. Alternatively, visit one of the many interesting places such as:

Snowdon Mountain Railway.
Caernarfon Castle.
Llyn Peninsula.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Gwynedd/1383

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Thalia Holiday Home, West Wimbledon, London


Thalia Holiday Home is an end of terrace property providing high-quality self catering accommodation in Westway which is West Wimbledon in London. This lovely residential area is ideal for visiting central London and it is close to several bus stops and the Raynes Park Railway Station.

This self catering house can sleep up to 5 people in a double, twin and single room.

There is a living area which includes an HD TV and Blu-ray player. The kitchen has been fitted with plenty of cupboards, worktops, gas cooker, washer dryer, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave oven. The dining room has a CD player and a selection of games.


Outside there is a quaint garden which has seating.

The nearest Railway Station is Raynes Park, where frequent fast trains leave for London's Waterloo station or change at Wimbledon just down the line for the underground network. It takes about 15 or 20 minutes to walk to Raynes Park shopping centre and railway station or there is a bus route near the house which connects with the railway at Raynes Park, or a slightly longer journey to Wimbledon where the underground network is also accessible. 


Hampton Court Palace, Richmond Park, Kew Gardens, Chessington World of Adventure and Wimbledon with its shops, village, common, windmill, Tennis courts and museum are close by. Raynes Park is on the borders of outer London and Surrey with its beautiful countryside. The easily accessed motorway routes open the opportunities for sightseeing further. Windsor Castle, Thorpe Park (a theme park, a delight for the young) and Brighton all offer a day's outing. The Channel Tunnel is an hour and a half away by motorway, so a visit to France can make a pleasant day out.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/London/513

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Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Hope End Holiday Barn, Cradley, Malvern, Worcestershire


Hope End Holiday Barn is a luxurious and award winning place to stay. It is set in the grounds of Hope End Farm, which is a 70 acre smallholding in Worcestershire. Our farm is on the outskirts of Cradley, a picturesque village in the Malvern Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Our barn has been restored to an incredibly high standard and offers 4 Star Gold Award accommodation for up to 6 people. From the barn, you can enjoy beautiful views over the surrounding countryside. The barn boasts many wonderful features including all the original beams throughout.


Downstairs is an open plan living room with large windows. This provides a space where the whole family can relax and take in the stunning views. 

The large French doors in the living room lead out to an enclosed garden and patio, with garden furniture for 5, and gas BBQ. You can sit until the sun finally goes down, looking out over the fields, relaxing with a Gin and Tonic.

The village of Cradley is a great base from which to explore this beautiful part of England. We are within easy drive of many popular locations, including Ledbury, Bromyard and Malvern.

There are many things to see and do around the Malvern’s:

Visit gardens, vineyards and museums. 
Orienteering.
Kite flying.
Bird watching.

Horse riding.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Worcestershire/15971

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Clan Cottages, Dalnabreac, Oban, Argyll, The Highlands


Clan Cottages offer 5 luxury self catering cottages located in the small village of Dalnabreac. This is only 4 miles from the town of Oban. The cottages are laid out like a small Celtic settlement sitting in a five acre smallholding. With truly breathtaking surroundings, this is the perfect choice for anyone holidaying in this area.

Each cottage has: 

Gas central heating throughout.
Living flame gas fire in the lounge. 
Flat screen TVs with Sky free satellite channels. 
Wireless internet access. 

Dalnabreac is a small village which lies at the southwest end of Loch Shiel. This area has beautiful walks around Kilmore which are steeped in history dating back to the bronze age. There is a Crannog in the loch in full view of the cottages. Within walking distance, is a Neolithic Chambered Cairn at Dalineun. 

There are many other historic landmarks which can be found in various publications written about Oban, Kilmore and Kilbride. 

Nearby Oban has plenty of amenities from pizza restaurants through to a distillery.

Clan Cottages are close to a variety of attractions such as:

Dunollie Castle.
Arduaine Gardens.
Atlantis Leisure Centre.

Corran Halls.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Scotland/7520

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