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Celebrate the best of British and book a city break in the UK. From living it up in London to exploring the historical city of York, there’s something for everyone. Head to Wales to take a city break in Cardiff with its fantastic shopping and buzzing nightlife. Visit Scotland to join the crowds at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Military Tattoo or have a laugh at the Glasgow International Comedy Festival. Choose Belfast for award-winning restaurants, bars, galleries and theatres. Soak in the atmosphere in Bath with its architectural wonders and visit the Thermae Bath Spa.


Oxford, the 'city of dreaming spires' oozes history with its world-famous colleges and museums. For more history, stay in Nottingham to learn about the legend of Robin Hood or Canterbury to explore its magnificent cathedral. If you’re a Beatles fan, book an apartment or townhouse in Liverpool to visit the world famous Cavern Club and some of the many galleries and museums. 2015 is set to be another great year for the UK so contact the owner to book the perfect place for you.

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Vacation apartment rental

Edinburgh / Old Town, Edinburgh

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
BOUTIQUE AND CHIC CITY CENTRE APARTMENT ... This bright and spacious one bedroom apartment offers accommodation for up to four people. A truly unique cosy 'Pied a Terre', located in the vibrant heart of Edinburgh's historic 'Old Town' an  …see more

from $91 / night

$632 - $1467 / week

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from $91 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Stirling with golf nearby

Stirling / Stirling

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 40 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Situated on a highly desirable leafy street just over half a mile from Stirling city centre is The Laurels. This self-catering apartment is located on the garden floor of a beautiful Victorian villa built in 1895. The apartment has very recently undergone a complete ext  …see more

from $102 / night

$699 - $1004 / week

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from $102 / night

(43) Excellent 

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Home rental in West Country

Somerset / Bath

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
The Coach House is a newly renovated, luxury 2 bedroom cottage set behind a gated driveway with spectacular views over the River Avon to Bath. This charming property set within an area of outstanding natural beauty and is within easy reach of Bath city centre and the m  …see more

from $191 / night

$953 - $1080 / week

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(51) Excellent 

23

Apartment rental in Northern England

York / Central York

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 66 mi
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
Location, Location, Location! Apartment 1 is a first floor apartment located in a converted Georgian building on Bootham, just a one minute walk from Bootham Bar, the medieval gateway to the City of York and the spectacular York Minster.This apartment is perfectly place  …see more

from $147 / night

$667 - $731 / week

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from $147 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Self-catering bungalow with seaview and golf nearby in Brighton and Hove

Brighton / Brighton Seafront

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 mi
  • Child friendly
Lovely clifftop home with stunning sea views. This 3-bedroomed detached bungalow combines a quiet location by the sea with cosmopolitan Brighton just 10 mins drive away. There's a open air terrace and two covered sunrooms with floor to ceiling patio doors which  …see more

from $210 / night

$953 - $1264 / week

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from $210 / night

(68) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment in Northern England

York / Central York

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 65 mi
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
4 Talbot Court is a spacious and luxurious first floor, one bedroom apartment with gardens overlooking York Minster, the Minster Song School and Holy Trinity Church. Access to the apartment is through electronically controlled wrought iron gates, leading to a secluded  …see more

from $188 / night

$851 - $858 / week

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from $188 / night

(60) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment in West Country

Bath / Central Bath

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 60 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
'Norfolk Green' is a second floor apartment within one of Bath's original Georgian Crescents.Situated within No.16 Norfolk Crescent, the apartment overlooks a wide open green space to the front of the building. This provides panoramic views from t  …see more

from $83 / night

$572 - $953 / week

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from $83 / night

(63) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment in Brighton

Brighton / Brighton Seafront

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Recently voted in Brighton Visitor's 'Top Ten Places to stay in Brighton' , this lower ground floor studio apartment offers fabulous amenities and is located right on the seafront. Super-king size bed, luxurious large bathroom with roll top bath and walk-in double show  …see more

from $140 / night

$794 - $953 / week

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from $140 / night

(49) Excellent 

20

Northern England Vacation apartment rental

York / Central York

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 70 mi
  • Car not necessary
This luxury apartment has everything you need to enjoy your stay in York. Fine furnishings and contemporary design throughout with Egyptian cotton bedlinen, deep pocket sprung mattress and a choice of goosedown or non-allergic bedding. All the best of a hotel suite with  …see more

from $108 / night

$699 - $794 / week

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from $108 / night

(8) Excellent 

16

Vacation boathouse rental

County Antrim / Ballygally

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
A unique self catering family holiday hideaway on the world famous Antrim coast road, overlooking a secluded beach and slipway, boasting a very spacious open plan family bedroom ideal for family of 5 a cot or extra comfortable bed can be supplied on request A perfec  …see more

from $134 / night

$507 - $698 / week

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from $134 / night

(6) Excellent 

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South Queensferry Vacation apartment rental

Edinburgh / South Queensferry

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 mi
  • Child friendly
'Shore Road' is an absolutely unique luxury property situated almost unbelievably only 15 feet from the waters edge - 'IT IS ALMOST LIKE LIVING ON A BOAT ! !'.Three sets of patio doors, one from each bedroom and one from the lounge, afford ac  …see more

from $127 / night

$572 - $953 / week

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from $127 / night

(46) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Northern England

York / Central York

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 50 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Emperors Wharf is located DIRECTLY ON THE RIVERSIDE and WITHIN THE CITY WALLS in the very heart of the city just a few minutes walk from all the history and culture of York. The apartment has stunning VIEWS OF YORK MINSTER and CLIFFORD'S TOWER. The contemporary design  …see more

from $191 / night

$762 - $1080 / week

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from $191 / night

(37) Excellent 

19

Vacation apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Tayside/Perthshire

Perth and Kinross / Pitlochry

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
The Apartment is on the first floor . The property offers very comfortable furnishings and is extremely well equipped to a modern standard. You will be greeted by the owner upon your arrival to give you the keys and to answer any questions you may have. A bottle of wine  …see more

from $111 / night

$774 - $1156 / week

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from $111 / night

(37) Excellent 

18

Apartment rental in Northern England

Durham / Durham

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Elvet Bridge View is a peaceful and picturesque 5-star apartment awaits you on the banks of the River Wear next to Elvet Bridge in Durham City Centre. Stroll down to the river, explore the beautiful city, enjoying the abundance of attractions consisting of a variety of  …see more

from $126 / night

$881 - $1956 / week

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from $126 / night

(14) Excellent 

23

Vacation apartment in Broadstairs

Isle of Thanet / Broadstairs

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Child friendly
The apartment is located in the historic Eagle House , which directly overlooks Viking Bay with its sheltered, family friendly sandy beach. Built in 1796 ,Eagle House in its time served as the headquarters of the Coastal Blockade. In 1815 after the Battle of Wa  …see more

from $121 / night

$572 - $921 / week

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from $121 / night

(15) Excellent 

24

Townhouse rental in Inverness City Centre

Inverness / Inverness City Centre

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
This fabulous townhouse has plenty space for up to 8 guests, with 2 double rooms, one of which is situated downstairs with ensuite shower room, a triple room (double & single bed) and a single room. There is a stunning new family bathroom comprising pedestal bath, larg  …see more

from $216 / night

$883 - $1397 / week

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from $216 / night

(34) Excellent 

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Vacation townhouse in Central Cambridge

Cambridge / Central Cambridge

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
This centrally located Cambridge townhouse is ideally located in a quiet cul-de-sac with easy access to the city centre's sites, cafés, restaurants and shopping. Or attend the theatre shows, concerts, or night clubs in the evenings. During the day, hire a punt t  …see more

from $159 / night

$978 - $1023 / week

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from $159 / night

(30) Excellent 

19

Northern England Vacation apartment rental

York / Central York

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
Location, Location, Location! Apartment 3 is a ground floor contemporary apartment located opposite the City Walls, just a one minute walk from Monk Bar, the medieval gateway to the City of York and 2 minutes from the spectacular York Minster. This apartment is perfe  …see more

from $121 / night

$648 - $731 / week

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from $121 / night

(73) Excellent 

24

Apartment rental in Glasgow

Scotland / Glasgow

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Please not this apartment is NOT A PARTY FLAT if you are looking for this kind of apartment please look elsewhere.Sincererly...... if you are looking for superior accommodation...you have just found it.......Prestige apartment ...offering Grande Standing  …see more

from $191 / night

$883 - $1080 / week

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from $191 / night

(27) Very Good 

18

Paignton Vacation apartment rental

Paignton / Goodrington

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Child friendly
2 Vista Apartment sleeps 6 and offers high quality accommodation including a safe,with direct access onto the family-friendly Goodrington Sands. We have a kayak that you can use , and can be launched free at the beach only 20 metres from the apartment. Vista Apa  …see more

from $115 / night

$629 - $1296 / week

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from $115 / night

(26) Excellent 

20

Vacation home in Central Oxford

Oxford / Central Oxford

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
Charming Grade II listed Victorian terraced house in quiet, characterful and prestigious Central North Oxford street available for furnished holiday and short lets. Plantation Road has its own Wikipedia page. The key benefit of this property is its location right in the  …see more

from $210 / night

$1207 / week

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from $210 / night

(27) Excellent 

18

Cottage rental in Northern England

Chester / Chester City Centre

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Car not necessary
Driftwood is situated on the River Dee, next to the Old Dee Bridge. It is a beautifully refurbished fisherman`s cottage with stunning ever changing views out of all but one window, which allows you to feed the ducks while you are having breakfast. Downstairs fully fitt  …see more

from $98 / night

$540 - $699 / week

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from $98 / night

(7) Very Good 

9

Vacation apartment in Northern England

Newcastle upon Tyne / Quayside

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
A larger style modern executive apartment located in the city center, 3 mins walk from the Newcastle main train station. Suitable for short holidays, or work as it's got all the amenities at its door step. The apartment is fully functional with a new 42 inc  …see more

from $102 / night

$635 - $801 / week

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from $102 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Central Scotland/Strathclyde

Edinburgh / New Town

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 6 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Rose St is just a stone's throw away from Princes St, the famous main street of Edinburgh with shops and restaurants on one side and the lovely Princes St Gardens on the other. Edinburgh Castle dominates Princes St as it rises up into the sky above the Gardens.  …see more

from $100 / night

$623 - $1918 / week

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from $100 / night

(15) Very Good 

38

Norfolk Vacation cottage rental

Wroxham / Barton Turf

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 14 mi
  • Child friendly
Sailaway a real gem, perfect for a romantic break, the original studio of the famous Norfolk Broads artist Charles Mayes Wigg is located in the heart of the Norfolk Broads National Park, an area of natural beauty and within a minutes walk from Barton Broad the second la  …see more

from $108 / night

$648 - $756 / week

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from $108 / night

(27) Excellent 

23

Vacation apartment rental

Edinburgh / Davidsons Mains

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
A superbly equipped and apportioned self-contained single storey annexe with dedicated main door and private parking in courtyard. Ideally located in the City of Edinburgh for easy access to local transport and amenities yet beautifully set amidst secluded surrounding  …see more

from $96 / night

$496 - $883 / week

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from $96 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Langley Burrell Vacation cottage rental

Chippenham / Langley Burrell

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 64 mi
  • Suitable for children age 5+
The ground floor sees a large kitchen with dark red and black stone tiles, pine fitted kitchen, under counter fridge and freezer, washing machine, electric oven and hob, oak and white table with 2 chairs. (More seating is available). The first floor sees sitting room w  …see more

from $83 / night

$605 - $641 / week

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from $83 / night

(47) Excellent 

18

Townhouse rental in Perth with golf nearby

Perth and Kinross / Perth

6 12 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 25 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Atholl Place is a listed Georgian crescent situated in the centre of Perth. It is fabulously located overlooking the North Inch park and River Tay. The Concert Hall, shops and restaurants of Perth are just a few minutes walk away. There are two reserved parking space  …see more

from $366 / night

$1461 - $2413 / week

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from $366 / night

(16) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Glasgow

Scotland / Glasgow

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
A great 2 bedroom apartment in the Icon Building overlooking the River Clyde. Excellently situated in the City Centre and close to West End attractions, providing affordable short term business rental accommodation or holiday accomodation. This apartment is only a few m  …see more

from $114 / night

$883 - $1531 / week

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from $114 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Vacation apartment accommodation

Windsor and Maidenhead / Windsor

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
My lovely apartment is advertised for short term lettings (maximum one month stay) and features: - Car parking space - Sofa bed for an additional 2 adults - Sky TV & Wifi - Less than 1 minute walk to the town centre - 5 minutes drive to Legoland The apartment has one  …see more

from $115 / night

$762 - $851 / week

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from $115 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment in Central Scotland/Strathclyde

Edinburgh / Grassmarket

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 6 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
The apartment is situated by Edinburgh's ancient and historic Grassmarket, with its cosmopolitan variety of cafes, bars, restaurants and quirky shops.A 10 minute walk will bring you to our famous Princes Street and its gardens. Many of the museums, gallerie  …see more

from $100 / night

$585 - $1658 / week

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from $100 / night

(44) Excellent 

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Batheaston Vacation apartment rental

Bath / Batheaston

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 53 mi
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Situated just outside Bath in a conservation area and within 100m of the River Avon, the 1890 property belies the stunning contemporary interior. Compact but perfectly formed, the space has been designed with great care and sociable living in mind. Everything you could  …see more

from $102 / night

$516 - $641 / week

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from $102 / night

(65) Excellent 

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Holiday home with shared pool, golf nearby in Enniskillen

Enniskillen / Lough Erne Golf Resort

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 mi
  • Swimming pool
FREE WI FI - Luxurious 5* Self Catering Villa within the grounds of 5* Lough Erne Golf Resort in the heart of the Fermanagh Lakelands in Ireland. Prime location as closest lodge to Hotel Reception - 3 minute walk. Recently refurbished & repainted. One of the larges  …see more

from $210 / night

$1010 - $1137 / week

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from $210 / night

(35) Excellent 

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Brighton Vacation apartment rental

Brighton / Central Brighton

2 7 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 mi
  • Child friendly
Within easy reach of a vibrant city centre, this is a beautiful light and airy, luxury apartment. It is tastefully decorated in a contemporary style, providing a peaceful, calm location for a memorable break. The accommodation comprises of two double bedrooms; a luxury  …see more

from $134 / night

$585 - $1391 / week

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from $134 / night

(94) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment in Central Scotland/Strathclyde

Edinburgh / Royal Mile

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 mi
  • Child friendly
****SPECIAL 'LATE BOOKING DEAL'****: New deals coming soon. WELCOME TO EDINBURGH'S FABULOUS ROYAL MILE! The apartment overlooks and is set approximately half way down this 1000 year old historic route of the old town within a majestic Victorian stone fronted building.  …see more

from $81 / night

$401 - $1307 / week

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from $81 / night

(68) Excellent 

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Central Scotland/Strathclyde Vacation apartment rental

Edinburgh / New Town

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Car not necessary
This charming 2 bedroom apartment is situated on the first floor of a Georgian building in Edinburgh's celebrated New Town. Cumberland Street is a delightful, quiet little street within very easy walking distance of Princes Street and the city centre, as well as the mag  …see more

from $108 / night

$699 - $1524 / week

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from $108 / night

(70) Excellent 

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West Country Vacation apartment rental

Bath / Central Bath

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
If you would like to book direct to the owner then please contact them via details at their website - search for The Artpad, Bath. The Artpad is a beautiful, one bedroom, ground floor apartment (additional sofabed in the lounge allows sleeping for 1-2 more people) in an  …see more

from $134 / night

$889 - $1715 / week

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from $134 / night

(48) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Central Scotland/Strathclyde

Edinburgh / New Town

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 9 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
North Castle Street offers guests the chance to experience city centre living at its very best, with the convenience of private gated parking for two cars. The apartment has been recently updated to a very high standard and is beautifully furnished throughout. It is bri  …see more

from $413 / night

$2477 - $2667 / week

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from $413 / night

(72) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment in Central London/Zone 2

Central London/Zone 2 / Canary Wharf

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
This apartment is a wonderful place to stay whether you are visiting London for a holiday vacation, business or a city break.Canary Wharf Station, for the Jubilee Line, and Heron Quays DLR Station are a 10 minute walk away. Crossharbour DLR Station is a 7 minute  …see more

from $350 / night

$1905 - $2540 / week

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from $350 / night

(32) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment in Central Scotland/Strathclyde

Scotland / Edinburgh

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Apartment 39 Lothian House is a compact 1 bedroom unique apartment, which is fully equipped and luxuriously appointed to the highest standards. Both our apartments (21 Cordiner's Land is our other property) have received annual Four Star Self-Catering awards for th  …see more

from $102 / night

$648 - $1048 / week

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from $102 / night