Hide away in a remote holiday home far from the madding crowd

Are you looking to recharge your batteries with a relaxing break in the peaceful countryside or by the coast?

Escape the crowds by staying in a remote holiday property and revive those jaded spirits prior to the onslaught of winter.

Family holiday rental experts HomeAway have pulled together these hideaway destinations that are all accessible by car.

Rural retreat

Cosy Skye Cottage is a remote modern property in Scotland, 11 miles north of Portree and seven miles from the Uig Skye ferry terminal. The three-bedroom cottage is surrounded by countryside, offering the perfect location for holidaymakers looking for peace and quiet.

Want to wake up to stunning coastal views? Book a stay at West Winds which overlooks the sea at the southernmost end of the Gower Peninsula in Wales. The house has four bedrooms and can accommodate eight people.

Sea views are also a feature of The Anchorage, set just above Eype beach, near Bridport, on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast.The three-bedroom chalet is set in a grassy field and the pebbly beach is just a two-minute walk away.

Stone cottage

Rolling hills and distant sea views are the vistas greeting visitors at a beautiful stone cottage in the heart of the Isle of Wight. The three-bedroom cottage in Elm Place, Calbourne, is five miles from Yarmouth harbour and can accommodate eight guests in three bedrooms.

If you’re looking for a holiday let for your family, including four-legged friends, check out the new-build luxury holiday let Pevensey Bay Beach House. Built directly on the beach in East Sussex, the property includes antique French beds, Chesterfield sofas, high spec sound system and Smart TVs.

To find out more about the properties or to search for more inspiration for your perfect getaway, go to www.HomeAway.co.uk website.

Lancaster Guardian