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my top ten holidays in the uk

uk holidayThe award-winning family run business – Holidaycottages.co.uk – specialises in letting a huge collection of holiday properties all across the UK and can provide everything from dog friendly & family holidays to group, romantic & special access vacation homes.

Holidaycottages.co.uk let everything from cosy barn conversions on working farms, to grand mansions and country houses sleeping multiple numbers of guests. Holidaycottages.co.uk today announced that the quaint seaside towns of Appledore in Devon and Bude in Cornwall are set to be two of the UK’s most popular holiday hotspots this summer.

They’ve let me in on their top ten holidays in the UK based on bookings to date for 2014.

Seaside hamlet, Appledore, famed for its narrow cobbled streets, ship building, gig racing, and book festivals takes the crown for most desirable UK holiday hot spot with Holidaycottages.co.uk revealing that they are 76 per cent booked throughout August. Rounding out the top ten holidays in the UK are:

·         Bude (Cornwall) – a laidback coastal town & Britain’s answer to Santa Monica with three quarters of properties booked throughout July-August

·         Woolacombe (Devon) – lovely seaside resort town on the coast of North Devon

·         Glastonbury (Somerset) – the iconic festival-goers favourite

·         St Austell (Cornwall) – a bustling market town that’s often referred to as the capital of the Cornish Alps

·         Dorchester (Dorset) – historic town boasting a wide range of family attractions, independent retailers and delicious eateries

·         Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswolds) – a delightful little town nestled in the heart of the beautiful Cotswold countryside

·         Loch Ness (Scotland) – needs no introduction. Home of the legendary Loch Ness Monster

·         The Cairngorms (Scotland) – stunning mountains, green forests and friendly villages in Britain’s largest National Park

·         Brecon Beacons (Wales) – South Wales’ most famous mountain range and a ramblers delight

Properties featured as part of Holidaycottages.co.uk top 10 holidays in the uk include:

top ten ukThe School House, Woolacombe, North Devon

Set on the edge of the peaceful village of Lee Bay, this cosy one bedroom cottage offers breath taking scenery and cliff-top coastal walks just outside your front door. Perfect for exploring the Tarka Cycling Trail and the wild expanses of Exmoor, the area is great for dog walking, romantic evening strolls and rambling. A week’s stay costs from just £490/$825.

top ten uk Heligan Apartment in St Austell, South Cornwall

Less than a 10-minute drive to the Eden Project – the largest indoor rainforest in the world. Other nearby attractions include the Lost Gardens of Heligan, the historical village and harbour of Charlestown as well as the beautiful countryside of the Cornish peninsula. Sleeping three, this two bedroom, ground floor apartment is located within a secure gated community and a week’s stay costs from just £470/$790.

top ten ukMawr Neuadd Fach, Brecon Beacons

Situated on a 400 acre beef and sheep farm on the edge of the Black Mountains Mawr Neuadd Fach is an idyllic four bedroom cottage sleeping seven. The perfect launchpad for exploring the waterfalls, forests and market towns of the famed Brecon Beacons National Park, Mawr Neuadd Fach is ideal for lovers of the great outdoors as well as visitors with four-legged friends. Other local attractions nearby include Tretower Court and Castle and the South Wales Borderers Museum. A week’s stay costs from just £505/$850.

With over 1,800 self-catering properties around the country including everything from cosy barn conversions on working farms, to grand mansions and country houses, Holidaycottages.co.uk is an independent, family business that has been offering award winning UK holidays since 1979.

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