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A charming, two-bedroom, stone-fronted cottage resting in Thornton-le-Dale, North Yorkshire. Characterful. Close to amenities. In National Park. Ground-floor accommodation. Pickering 2.8 miles; Scarborough 15.6 miles; York 25.4 miles. (Ref. 1128348)

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  • Ground floor bedroom
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3 nights from £382

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A fabulous, ground-floor apartment overlooking the sea in Kilkee, County Clare. Dog-friendly. Family-friendly. Close to beach. Sea views. Kilrush 8.3 miles; Ennis 32.2 miles. (Ref. 1126070)

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3 nights from £457

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A quirky, first-floor apartment in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire. Open-plan living. Character features. Romantic dwelling. Meltham 4.1 miles; Huddersfield 6.7 miles. (Ref. 1099655)

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3 nights from £306

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An 18th century, three-storey end-of-terrace in Chloe Mead near Stroud. Woodburning stove. Lovely views. Ideal for couples. Cirencester 12.5 miles; Gloucester 13.8 miles. (Ref. 1050100)

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3 nights from £314

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    4.9

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A delightful, converted stable nestled in a quiet location on a working farm in the village of Spetisbury, Dorset. Smart TV. Woodburning stove. Pet-friendly. Blandford St Mary 3.4 miles; Poole 12.2 miles; Bournemouth 16.6 miles (Ref. 1127126)

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3 nights from £466

  • Sleeps4
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A well-presented first-floor apartment situated in the village of Thwaite near Muker. Scenic location. Ideal for couples. WiFi. Reeth 10.1 miles; Richmond 21.4 miles. (Ref. 973469)

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3 nights from £339

  • Sleeps2
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    4.9

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Quality barn conversion near Gilling West. En-suite, welcoming accommodation with WiFi, garden. Close to walks, village pub, ideal touring base. (Ref. 934811)

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3 nights from £362

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  • Bedrooms3
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    4.7

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A beautiful three-storey, mid-terrace Victorian house resting in Ambleside, Cumbria. Near Lake Windermere. Smart TVs. En-suite bedrooms. In a National Park. Off-road parking. Windermere 3.8 miles; Grasmere 5.2 mile; Keswick 17.5 miles. (Ref. 1064443)

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3 nights from £676

  • Sleeps8
  • Bedrooms4
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    4.8

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A unique, converted windmill nestled in the small village of Holmeswood in West Lancashire. Six floors. Animal farm next door. Ample off-road parking. Ormskirk 5.9 miles; Southport 10.2 miles; Liverpool 21.6 miles. (Ref. 1079115)

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3 nights from £832

  • Sleeps2
  • Bedrooms1
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    4.2

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An intimate holiday getaway situated within the 16th-century grounds of Brodie Castle. Open fire. Romantic retreat. Unique. Nairn 6.7 miles; Kinloss 7.4 miles; Findhorn 9.7 miles. (Ref. 1060400)

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3 nights from £389

  • Sleeps12
  • Bedrooms5
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    4.9

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Three superb Peak District cottages, stunning barn conversions with fabulous views. Open fire, French windows, great walking. Leek 4 miles. (Ref. 3564)

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3 nights from £1179

  • Sleeps2
  • Bedrooms1
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The Snug is a delightful holiday home resting in Duffield, Derbyshire. Open-plan. Electric stove. Close to amenities. Ashbourne 12.6 miles; Matlock 13.7 miles; Burton-on-Trent 14.6 miles. (Ref. 1131441)

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3 nights from £311

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  • Sleeps6
  • Bedrooms3
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    4.9

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An immaculately-presented property situated within the rural village of Dufton, Cumbria. Open plan kitchen. Wood burning stove. Comfortable lounge areas. Garden with patio. Appleby-in-Westmorland 3 miles. (Ref. 929215)

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3 nights from £555

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  • Sleeps8
  • Bedrooms4
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    4.9

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A detached house in a rural location, just two miles from the Heritage Coast. Woodburner, games room, large gardens. Alnwick 8 miles. (Ref. 20697)

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3 nights from £497

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  • Sleeps8
  • Bedrooms4
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    4.7

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A traditional coastal holiday home resting in Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Pet-friendly. Sea views. Close to a beach. Saxmundham 7.4 miles; Orford 11.5 miles; Southwold 18.1 miles. (Ref. 1117145)

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3 nights from £1615

  • Sleeps2
  • Bedrooms1
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The Stables is a charming, one-bedroom barn conversion resting upon Dalswinton Mains in Dalswinton, Dumfries and Galloway. Rural. Romantic. Rural views. Dumfries 7 miles. (Ref. 1133974)

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3 nights from £330

  • Sleeps30
  • Bedrooms10
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    4.4

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A beautiful country house in the Glyn Ceiriog Valley. Ten bedrooms, four with en-suite facilities. Swimming pool, tennis and squash courts, gym, hot tub. Chirk Castle 2 miles. (Ref. 21880)

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3 nights from £3270

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  • Sleeps2
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    4.7

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Herbie's Hut is a fantastic studio-style shepherd's hut settled in Bottesford, Leicestershire. Hot tub. Open-plan. Lake views. Off-road parking. Close to amenities. Barbecue. Grantham 8.1 miles; Nottingham 17 miles; Newark-on-Trent 21.1 miles. (Ref. 1121424)

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3 nights from £415

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  • Sleeps16
  • Bedrooms8
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    3.7

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A fabulous, semi-detached house settled on the coast in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. Hot tub. Off-road parking. Near the beach. Pickering 17.8 miles; Whitby 18.8 miles; York 40.2 miles. (Ref. 1118965)

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3 nights from £1304

  • Sleeps5
  • Bedrooms3
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    4.9

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Miss Burrow's House is a traditional, Yorkshire Dales cottage in the village of Hawes, North Yorkshire. Near amenities. Pet-friendly. Bicycle storage. Leyburn 16.7 miles. (Ref. 1138989)

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3 nights from £478

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