House Boat Hotels - Ruby and Lily May, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Maggie and Terry Hall launched Houseboat Hotels in 1999. At that time (and maybe still today in 2008) it was a unique idea, the first people to offer city centre apartment style accommodation, aboard a houseboat in the country. They had themselves lived aboard a houseboat for over two years and in a moment of either madness or inspiration purchased a rather sad looking Ruby, gave her a major facelift and started an unconventional and original business. Lily May changed from home to hotel in 2000. People seem to love it. In 2003 Waterscape.com awarded them Best Waterside Hotel and Most Innovative Waterside Business. In September 2005 they were voted Sheffield Tourism Ambassadors by Sheffield Hospitality. An award they were proud to be nominated for again in 2007. Terry and Maggie have now 'handed the tiller' over to their friends Kathryn and Karl who will continue to welcome guests both o…
Folke Manor Farm Holiday Cottages, Sherbourne, Dorset
Folke Manor Farm and Holiday Cottages are located in the beautiful Blackmore Vale area of North Dorset. We are off the beaten track and set within the peaceful grounds of the farm, which has two large ponds and we overlook the stunning countryside. There is plenty of wildlife to be seen - herons, kingfishers, woodpeckers, swans and squirrels, to name a few, and there is also a network of footpaths adjoining the fields.
All the cottages have been finished to the very highest standard and are fully-equipped with television, DVD players, the latest kitchen equipment and modern fixtures and fittings.
Electricity & central heating included.
Shop within 1/2 mile.
Video Washing machine/tumble dryer.
Fridge/freezer Cot and highchair on request.
Large Shared gardens with furniture and two lakes (toddlers beware!).
Shared BBQ. …
Sleeps: 1 to 8
Bush Nook Self Catering Cottage, Brampton, Gilsland, Cumbria
Bush Nook Self Catering Cottage is located in a lovely part of Cumbria, at Brampton near Gilsand. From our holiday cottage you can enjoy wonderful views of the Northumberland National Park, which is a beautiful location that attracts many walkers. The openness of the countryside, peacefulness and fresh air enables those wishing to have a restful holiday to be equally contented.
Our holiday cottage was a former hay barn and has been carefully restored retain as many features of the original property as possible. It has one double bedroom which overlooks the garden to the rear of the property, a separate bathroom which offers visitors the best amenities possible with a bath (with integral shower) for those long hot soaks after a good days walking in Hadrian's Wall Country.
The lounge area is spacious, light and tastefully furnished and has a bed settee for occasional extra visitors o…
Haven Cottages, Nolton Haven, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire
Haven Cottages offer self catering accommodation situated in the beautiful county of Pembrokeshire at Nolton Haven and just a short drive from Haverfordwest. Nolton Haven lies at the centre of the St Brides bay coastline, with our private complex of cottages nestling at the heart of the beachfront. We are close to a dog friendly beach that is open all year round.
Our holiday cottages have an open plan design which is cosy, comfortable, well appointed and provides the benefits of modern day living. Some have galleried bedrooms accessed by handcrafted feature staircases, with most lounge and bedroom windows enjoying wonderful sea views.
Our six cottages are:
Bluebell Cottage - Sleeps 4/5
Thrift Cottage - Sleeps 2/4
Honeysuckle Cottage - Sleeps 4/5
Buttercup Cottage - Sleeps 4/5
Primrose Cottage - Sleeps 4/5
Rose Cottage - Sleeps 4/5
With extensive private lawned ga…
Sleeps: 1 to 8
Mill Meadow, Kingston St Mary, Taunton, Somerset
Mill Meadow offer a selection of pet friendly Somerset properties situated at Kingston St Mary and just a short drive from the historic county town of Taunton. Our pet friendly lodges are superbly placed for exploring everything the West Country has to offer.
Woodpecker Lodge – Gold Award winning luxury lodge with built in sauna and hot tub available. Ground floor king bedroom and family bathroom, with shower and infrared sauna. Fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher and fridge freezer. Open plan living/dining area with wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD/CD player and board games, leading to private decking. First floor double bedroom with en suite bathroom. First floor mezzanine with bean bags, double sofa bed and door to front balcony.
Swallows Barn – luxury, timber clad, semi-detached cottage. Spacious ground floor lounge/kitchen/dining area with double sofa bed, Freeview TV, DV…
Sleeps: 1 to 8
Trelawne Manor Holiday Park, Looe, Cornwall
Visitors to Trelawne Manor Holiday Park will not be disappointed. From the moment you drive in through the trees and the Manor reveals itself to the time you hand your key back to reception filled with happy memories, you’re sure to be smiling. Facilities at our caravan park will see the children’s faces light up as they splash down the flume, meet Freddy for the first time over breakfast or get invited up on the stage to see who can sing the longest musical note. The sound of laughter will come from around the playground, echo down by the lake and follow you all the way back to your caravan.
Facilities at the park include:
Heated Indoor Pool
Heated Outdoor Pool with Flume
Water Walking Zorbs
Regular Evening Entertainment
Disco & Cabaret
Children's Foxy Club
Free WiFi in the Clubhouse
Tan-y-Bryn, Penbryn, Ceredigion
Tan-y-Bryn offers self catering accommodation in Penbryn, Ceredigion it is based on a 19th Century stone building and is set in secluded grounds amid the Welsh hills. Our holiday cottage is surrounded by good walking country with spectacular views and excellent bird watching and is within a 10 minute walk of the National Trust's Penbryn beach with safe swimming.
The holiday cottage sleeps four; with one double and one twin bedroom (no bed linen is provided).
There is a new fully fitted modern kitchen with a full size cooker, washing machine and a microwave. The good sized living room has a colour television with Sky Freeview and DVD player. A second TV with video player (no TV reception) is in the twin room. Additional heating in the lounge is supplied by an electric log-effect hot air stove. A door from the lounge leads to the shower room and separate WC. In the large garden the…
Sleeps: 1 to 4
The Lamb Inn, Sandford, Crediton, Devon
The Lamb Inn is a 16th century former coaching house that is located in the village of Sandford near the town of Crediton in Devon. The inn boasts open fires, low ceilings, comfy sofas, stunning bedrooms and a private room for parties of less than 100.
It's a typical village pub always welcoming, always something going on but rarely packed with nowhere to sit. There's also a lovely sheltered garden on three levels, perfect for summer’s evenings.
They are spacious and luxurious with solar powered underfloor heating and king size orthopaedic beds. Also included are modern power showers, flat screen TVs, quality hairdryers, tea and fresh coffee, newspapers and if you wish breakfast in bed. We also have the latest fire alarms and detectors for your peace of mind.
Our food is what makes us stand out from the crowd. We keep our menus fairly short but emphasis flavour and use quality …