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England holidays
Eco self catering accommodation in Yorkshire
Our cabin is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the countryside, from £264 per week (sleeps 2)
Devon self catering cottage, England
Cosy self catering cottage with woodburner in rural Devon., from £200 - £495 per week (sleeps 4)
Houseboat holidays in Devon, England
Traditional houseboats, from £385 - £750 per week (sleeps 4-6)
Yorkshire self catering accommodation sleeping 4, England
The perfect eco escape to the countryside, from £396 per cottage per week (sleeps 4-5)
Hadrians Wall cycling holiday, England
An incredible journey along Hadrian's Wall, from £230 (4 days) ex flights
Fowey accommodation in Cornwall, sleeps 2, England
Cottages in a Cornish watermill, from £95 - £125 per cottage per night
Lake District family activity holiday
Walk, climb, abseil and canoe around the Borrowdale Valley., from £395 (7 days) ex flights
Peak District self catering cottages, England
Organic hideaway for 2 & wheelchair access cottage for 6, from £270 - £740 per cottage per week (sleeps 2-6)
Cotswolds self guided walking break, England
Self-guided walking tour through famous towns & villages, from £325 (4 days) ex flights
Coast to coast self guided cycling holiday in England
The varied and beautiful landscapes of northern England, from £300 - £380 (3 days) ex flights
Pilgrims Way self guided walking tour, England
Discover Kent's history, its landscape and its people, from £559 (6 days) ex flights
Nordic walking in the Surrey Hills, England
Nordic Walking in the Surrey countryside, from £5 - £50 per course
Walking holidays in England
Discovering the beautiful English countryside on foot, from £495 - £850 (6 days) ex flights
Walking in Kent, self guided walks
Discover hidden Kent, its people and thier history., from £672 (7 days) ex flights
Dartmoor & Exmoor self guided walking holiday, England
Self guided walking between the Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks., from £269 - £639 (3 days) ex flights
Dales Way walking holiday in Yorkshire, England
The Dales Way self guided walking holiday, from £579 - £840 (10 days) ex flights
Isle of Wight self catering accommodation, England
Quiet cottage near the beach, from £420 - £957 per week (sleeps 4)
Mountain biking holidays in England
Down singletrack and muddy trails around England, from £95 - £625 (6 days) ex flights
East Sussex self catering accommodation, England
Self catering chalet overlooking the Pevensey Levels, from £400 - £550 per cottage per week (sleeps 4)
Peak District bed and breakfast, England
Organic farmhouse B&B in the Peak District National Park, from £43 per person per night
Luxury self catering accommodation on the Isle of Wight
Organic farm near picturesque Godshill, from £150 - £900 per week (sleeps 4-6)
Coast to coast cycling holiday in England
'Must-do' cycling holiday in northern England, from £475 (5 days) ex flights
Peak District walking holiday
A walking break in the finest dale country, from £192 (3 days) ex flights
South Downs yurt holidays in Sussex, England
Wonderful yurts and bell tents on a lovely private estate, from £1100 - £1950 per camp for 2 nights (sleeps 20)

244 reviews for England holidays4 star overall rating

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Devon self catering loft apartment in farmhouse, Honiton
Memorable parts? Very pleasant time on Sidmouth and Lyme Regis seafronts (easily accessible from the farmhouse) Tips? Buy all provisions at Greendale farm shop (a short drive away, open until 8pm), which has a superb fish counter. Also a good selection of seafood in Lyme Regis, from a fish stall which was open on Easter Sunday. Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? A superb location in West Devon, i.e. some of the best that the South West has to offer while relatively... (more)Andrew Jones
From £250 - £550 per cottage per week
Yorkshire self catering accommodation sleeping 4, England
Fantastic. Lovely cottage, very well stocked and furnished. Very friendly and helpful owner. The cottage is spacious and in bad weather you can sit and gaze into the garden and listen to the birds. (more)Helena Poldervaart
We were intrigued to stay in a house made of straw bales and to see how recycling/ reuse can be put into practice and good effect.- we were not disappointed! We found the photo albums showing the building of the house really interesting. (more)C Sharkey
From £396 per cottage per week (sleeps 4-5)
East Devon farmhouse bed & breakfast, near Honiton
Memorable parts? The surroundings are beautiful. A very peaceful place to stay. Tips? Take your sat nav! Local benefits? Yes. Everything is locally sourced or made on site. Overall rating? Absolutely wonderful, the couple who run the farmhouse are such fabulous people. Very friendly and welcoming. (more)Paula Withers
From £85 - £95 per room per night (sleeps 2)
Devon self catering cottage, England
The most memorable part of the holiday was relaxing in a peaceful setting with buckets of very fresh air...Very good. (more)Bob Simmonds
Excellent....The peaceful comfortable cottage and surrounding green and fertile countryside, with a good variety of walks and small market towns nearby. Our first holiday with the dog who soon felt very much at home. (more)Bob Simmonds
Nice and relaxing..the best part was bike riding part of the Tarka trail and the Granite way, great fun! (more)Naomi Simcox
From £200 - £495 per week (sleeps 4)
West Devon accommodation, B&B on organic farm
Staying in this farm you may feel you are staying at home. The farm owners are simple and friendly. (more)chanuan ratanawaraha
The most memorable part of the holiday was visiting the Eden Project, Rosemoor Gdns, other NT/RHS properties in the area. (more)Elisabeth Marciniw
The wonderful breakfasts that Rose cooked were made up of local produce and tasted delicious. Rose is a very good jam maker too! (more)Amanda Porter
From £3 - £45 per person per night
Peak District self catering cottages, England
Very relaxing and the cottage was wonderful to come back too at the end of the day, or have a break during the day. (more)Colin Ingram
Exactly the relaxing break we needed and more....The cottage was wonderful and the views superb. We did some great walking and some amazing eating. The farmhouse breakfast has to be described as memorable -delicious! (more)Kathy Longford
Most memorable part was arriving at the beautiful cottage surrounded by glorious hillside views!...Amazing- we'd love to go back! (more)Hannah Merriman
From £270 - £740 per cottage per week (sleeps 2-6)
Peak District bed and breakfast, England
Memorable parts? Seeing the farm and the animals and finding out about how they have converted to an organic farm. Tips? Make sure you book restaurants in advance as they get busy. Local benefits? Yes yes yes. Overall rating? Excellent, would go there again. (more)Sue Kerrigan
From £43 per person per night
Pilgrims Way self guided walking tour, England
Very very good. Derek was very knowledgeable and helpful. Lunches were delicious. (more)Isabel Clare
Walking through Godmersham Park in the footsteps of Jane Austin was the single most memorable aspect. (more)Deborah Rice
Our holiday on the North Downs Trail in late spring was breathtaking. (more)Carol R Mehler
From £559 excluding flights
Houseboat holidays in Devon, England
Staying on the houseboat was the most memorable part!...I would give it an A+. (more)Cathy Halley
The most memorable part of the holiday was ...Spending a peaceful time in beautiful surroundings without a TV. (more)Amanda Curtis
Simply sitting back, enjoying the peace and tranquillity was the most memorable...We genuinely think we had very little impact on the environment. We spent money in local shops - although the nearby Waitrose was a temptation! (more)Tony Dunne
From £385 - £750 per week (sleeps 4-6)
Cotswolds bed and breakfast near Chipping Norton, England
This was our second visit to The Cotswolds (last over 4 years ago) and we were charmed anew. Too often our holiday experience has been such we're ready to return home after a few days, but on this occasion a week passed quickly, happily, relatively comfortably. (more)Elisabeth Marciniw
It was an excellent location. Very quiet B/B. Very friendly hosts and good breakfasts. Room well equiped with everything we needed. (more)Anne Grant
From £75 - £92 per room per night (sleeps 2)
Eco self catering accommodation in Yorkshire
Although it was a short break, we thoroughly enjoyed our one night stay and felt refreshed both physically and psychologically for it. (more)Carolyn Moore
The cabin was beautifully constructed and we enjoyed a very relaxing time in an interesting part of the country. (more)Bob Simmonds
Most memorable? The building itself that we stayed in - a straw bale cabin. I'd never even heard of such constructions before and so I was intrigued at the prospect. I loved its comfort, location and overall kookiness. (more)Damian Slee
From £264 per week (sleeps 2)
Isle of Wight self catering accommodation, England
Beautiful days on the beach and gorgeous walks...Very good for recharging while entertaining a toddler. (more)Lucia Whalley
Our lovely cottage was kitted out with everything you could wish for...It is a lovely cottage if you want some lovely walks and near to most things if you want to drive. We loved it. (more)Sue Adams
We loved it. We would definitely go back. The kids thoroughly enjoyed the fast boat out to the needles. (more)jo morris
From £420 - £957 per week (sleeps 4)
Lake District family activity holiday
It was truly amazing and we will definitely be going again....The outdoor activities team were very knowledgeable about the area so we learned lots about the history of the place, and the impact of their work. They were also great at educating the children (and adults) about nature and doing things naturally which we have carried with us. (more)Sandra Hilton
Very enjoyable and offered both something for adults and children. Although you were with a group for activities you could still do your own thing in the evening which meant that it still felt like an independent holiday. (more)Matthew Hawkins
We had a great guide for the week - Simon. Also Ghyll scrambling and rock climbing with the whole family (children from 4 to 19) was special...Great fun. (more)Michele Oliver
From £395 excluding flights
Fowey accommodation in Cornwall, sleeps 2, England
It is a lovely high spec cottage in a beautiful area. We were very sad to leave and we would be very happy to return or recommend it to friends. (more)GRAHAM WILSON
Excellent...Restorative peace and quiet and attention to detail in providing good facilities and information for guests by the owner. (more)Karina Martin
All the elements for a delightful holiday were there. We had returned after enjoying our previous stay and would do so more often if we did not live so far away. (more)Robyn McNiece
From £95 - £125 per cottage per night
Pilgrims Way guided walk
Memorable parts? Seeing the towers of Canterbury Cathedral for the first time away in the distance - our goal was now in sight. Tips? Take a decent camera. Local benefits? Definitely minimal impact on the environment. Local publicans certainly benefited as well. Overall rating? Excellent, good fun and very rewarding. (more)Ian Rigden
From £828 excluding flights
Walking holidays in England
I think reaching the end of the Wall. Although bittersweet, it marked an achievement for all of us...the organization of rooms, food, transport, etc was excellent and the guide's knowledge put me completely at ease. (more)Kelly Malone
Most memorable was walking Hadrians Wall with a very knowledgeable guide and great company. It was easy to imagine the Romans marching up and down, defending their empire from the marauding tribes. (more)Jill Marquis
From £495 - £850 excluding flights
Coast to coast cycling holiday in England
A very well run & organized 'supported' cycling holiday. We were taken from A to B, pointed in the right direction, fed and watered and put to bed at night. Also lots of encouragement thrown in when we needed that extra boost. (more)Ingrid Struik
A great escape from London and have booked again already! (more)Helena Posnett
From £475 excluding flights
Coast to coast self guided cycling holiday in England
Memorable parts? Hmmm, so many good bits. Seeing such diverse parts of the country with such different landscapes - all within 140 miles; having the route to ourselves most of the time; meeting the challenge of a three-day cycle with quite a lot of big hills; meeting lovely people; great B&Bs etc. I will definitely remember the torrential rain... Tips? If you have the time, consider taking an extra day. We underestimated how long it would take to complete each day's ride and would... (more)Biddy Walcot
From £300 - £380 excluding flights
Mountain biking holidays in England
Memorable parts? It was great to see the fantastic scenery and villages of the South West and this was just the mountain biking challenge I was looking for, both in terms of technical skill and fitness. The guides were very helpful (e.g. we got a lesson in bike maintenance) and friendly. They provided fantastic snacks and picnic lunches for us en route and went out of their way to buy the group's food requests. Day 3 was definitely the best with superb weather, stunning views over the Bristol... (more)Helena Posnett
From £95 - £625 excluding flights
High Weald tree house accommodation, England
Memorable parts? The views and cuddling next to a warm winters fire :) Tips? Bring plenty of warm clothes and some books! Local benefits? Yes! There was a local shop that earns lots of business from the holiday! Overall rating? 5 star would go back everyday! Forever' (more)Danielle Pearson
From £340 - £427 per accommodation per week
East Sussex tree house accommodation, England
Memorable parts? The bridge and the BBQ. Beautiful view from the house. Fascinating kitchen! Tips? Make sure the weather is nice and prepare food for lunch and dinner especially BBQ. Local benefits? Overall rating? 100! (more)Lexi Yu
From £141 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Tree climbing on the Isle of Wight
Tree climbing with Paul and Abigail was an absolutely great experience. Paul's knowledge of all things 'tree' and his clear love of the trees and the environment was naturally conveyed to us all. (more)Amelia Shepherd
Suspended 50ft in the air, enjoying the beautiful panoramic views framed by branches and leaves and then plucking up the courage to peer beneath was the most memorable part... pretty scary at first but fantastically liberating after the initial surprise. (more)Lani Watson
The most memorable part was hanging upside down from half way up the tree. This took me out of my comfort zone and it was a real push for me to be brave, let go of the ropes and trust the harness. (more)Holly Foat
From £27 - £37 per tour (2 hours)
Walking in Kent, self guided walks
Memorable parts? Walking through the Kent apple orchards. Tips? Relax and enjoy - everything is done for your convenience. Local benefits? Yes - we ate out and bought souvenirs. Overall rating? Excellent. (more)Peter Sparks
From £672 excluding flights
Devon self catering farm cottages, near Dartmouth, England
Memorable parts? Being in the countryside, near the sea. Tips? Very restful and quiet place. Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? Excellent. (more)Val Horsman
From £290 - £950 per cottage per week (sleeps 2-6)
Isle of Wight self catering cottage nr Shorwell, England
Simply the best one ever spent on the Island and it was the 15th trip!...The most memorable part was walking across the Tennyson trail - fantastic views! There's some gorgeous coves etc off the main tourist areas. (more)Mrs Pamela Hill
Superb accommodation made a great base to explore the isle of Wight, an area new to us. Lovely garden and al fresco dining! The weather was not great for August but everything else was brilliant, there is lots to do and see - and amazing walking! (more)Judith Pollard
From £434 - £957 per cottage per week (sleeps 6)
Cycling holidays in England
Just a lovely relaxing time - bike routes well marked, flora & fauna interesting, pubs perfectly placed for provisions....Really good. Off peak, so avoided crowds. B&B accomodation was lovely - spacious, hospitable & accomodationg. (more)Madeleine Baines
The cycling holiday I booked on was extremely well organised, from initial booking to the event itself. The organiser and two guides were skilled, courteous and friendly. Accommodation was good. A very reputable company (more)Hilary Talman
From £255 - £575 excluding flights
Northumberland farmstay holiday, England
Our stay was wonderful. Nothing was too much trouble for the owners, David and Jackie. From the welcoming tea and biscuits on arrival, to our departure, all was everything you could possibly wish for. The setting is absolutely stunning, with views over the owners farmland. The accommodation is spotless, and it obvious from the many nice touches, that a lot of thought and effort has gone into every aspect of this very personal B&B. (more)Peter Carney
From £35 per person per night
Chichester bed & breakfast accommodation, England
Really enjoyed exploring this area of Britain, which I have never really explored before. Particularly liked Arundel Castle, and as for the breakfasts they were amazing. (more)Wendy Morris
This weekend was very relaxing for us. I believe you can make it even better with the local sport activities such as kite surf, sailing, etc... Probably for next time! (more)Marion Renoux
B&B was very good - Sandra & Charles good hosts. (more)Michael Lawton
From £30 - £55 per person per night
Devon eco lodge accommodation, England
Maggie, joint owner with Ian, took us on a walk through the wet grassland area of special scientific interest. Not only was it interesting from an ecological point of view it was such fun. (more)Jenny Brace
We'll remember the brightness of the stars on clear nights with no light pollution, watching bats flying around our lodge at sunset, waking late because it was so quiet and comfortable and the blackout blinds were so good, the ruby red cows really glowing like rubies at sunset, being content to just potter around the farm in the sunshine without getting bored. (more)Sue Stanwell
The most memorable part were the ...scones on arrival (they were the best I have ever tasted!), walking around the beautiful country side and the farm... (more)Jenna du Plessis
From £250 - £595 per accommodation per week
Boscastle bed & breakfast, Cornwall, England
The breakfasts were first class, we particularly enjoyed the lovely fresh locally smoked fish and the freshly squeezes orange juice, not to mention the marmalade made by Geoff, all cheerfully served by Shelley. Our room was nicely decorated and spotlessly clean, with a very comfortable bed...Excellent. (more)Christine Durow
The B&B was fantastic from the wonderfully comfy and stylish rooms to the individual breakfasts cooked to order. Our hosts were extremely helpful and had loads of local information and knowledge. (more)Vanessa Akers
10/10...My stay as a whole was completely memorable. The room was wonderful, the whole place spotless and the attention to detail was like nothing I had seen before. The owners were 2 of the nicest people I have met and went out of there way to be as helpful as possible. (more)Nicola Shanks
From £66 per room per night

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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