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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent United Kingdom reviews

  • Adorable, comfortable loft with great views!

    "We had an absolutely wonderful stay at 'The Loft'. The owners are so welcoming (dog included :) ) and were very helpful in providing great advice on restaurants, shops, and other great places for 'site-seeing'. The loft is very comfortable and relaxing with all the amenities we needed for a great trip! We would stay there again in a heartbeat. Highly recommend it!"
    Guest: The Greens Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 24, 2014
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  • Son's First Birthday

    "We had a wonderful time at the Red Geranium Cottage! We spent the weekend in Holland for our son's first birthday. The cottage was a perfect place for a family and we could walk to the local coffee shop in the morning and the Mexican restaurant for dinner just down the street. There are many things to do in the area, and Norma was very helpful educating us on things to do in town. We will definitely stay at the Red Geranium again!"
    Guest: Altman Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 10, 2014
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  • My Stay...

    "Our stay was great at this quaint, 3 BR townhome in St. Simons Island. Decor was very nice and the home was laid out very well. Very new looking and up to date appliances. Beachside View was excellent from upstair master bedroom and downstairs living area. Backdeck and grassy area make lawn games, frisbee, football very easy on the feet even on the hottest of days. Ceiling fans in all rooms including kitchen. Very impressed and will go back again. Close walk to town of St. Simons."
    Guest: Cary Warren Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 3, 2014
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  • What a lovely condo!

    "Thank you, Kate and Shawn for the use of your beautiful vacation home! The condo is spacious and comfortable with everything you need to feel at home. The proximity to the pool is great! It is so quiet and peaceful to sit on the patio in the morning and drink your coffee. We will definitely recommend this home to friends and family members in the future."
    Guest: Linda D. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 10, 2014
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United Kingdom Travel Tips

Getting to United Kingdom Vacation Rentals

The primary travel hub into the United Kingdom is London, although there are several other international airports in the country. London Heathrow is the largest and busiest airport hosting most major international airlines. London Gatwick, Luton and City airports serve as supplementary airports. For the interior region, the major access point is Manchester. This international airport has many direct flight connections to neighboring European countries. In Scotland, the two main cities and airports are Glasgow and Edinburgh. In Northern Ireland, Belfast International Airport hosts regular commercial flights which provide access to the region. In Wales, Swansea is the main travel hub. The United Kingdom has several ferry routes that connect with mainland Europe and countries such as France, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark and Norway.

United Kingdom Holiday Rentals

Each year millions of tourists flock to the United Kingdom to explore the many sites and attractions. Many come for special events such as the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament or the Military Tattoo that takes place in Edinburgh. There are many historic and modern attractions, and it is almost certain that every visitor will find places of interest to visit. The countryside will attract those who like bicycling and hiking. The ancient castle will enthrall those with a cultural interest. The many glamorous shops are the ideal places to make some high fashion purchases.

Top United Kingdom Travel Attractions and Activities

The United Kingdom is made up of four separate countries -- England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Each of these regions has its own wealth of attractions but there are a few things that they have in common. Throughout the UK, you will find ancient castles and ruins of former fortresses. Each of these has its own unique tale to tell. Many of the castles are still in use today, either as royal residences, museums or boutique hotels. Scotland and Northern Ireland in particular are known for their impressive and ancient castles.

The UK is a popular golfing destination; Northern Ireland and Scotland rank as two of the best golfing destinations. There is the famous St. Andrews Golf Course in Scotland where leading PGA tournaments are played each year. There are literally hundreds of other golf courses to choose from. In the cities, such as London and Edinburgh, there are many historical sites to visit. As the nation's capital London has a rich and detailed history. Here you can see the famous attractions of Buckingham Palace, St. Paul's Cathedral and the London Tower Bridge. There is also the famous museum of waxworks called Madam Tussaud's where you can see famous personalities from around the world immortalized in wax.

Seasons to Visit the United Kingdom

The weather of the United Kingdom is characterized by rain, and a lot of it. The advantage of this is that the rural landscapes are perpetually green and very scenic. Winters are generally quite long and in the central and northern regions, snowfalls are not uncommon. Winter starts from mid-October and generally lasts until the end of April. Spring and autumn are usually quite short-lived. Summer is from June to August and daytime temperatures can get quite hot. On a sunny day, especially if it is on the weekend, you will see many of the locals out and about making the most of the good weather. Summertime is traditionally the peak tourist season and major tourist attractions can get very crowded. If you are willing to travel out of season and possible put up with a little bit of bad weather, you can benefit from some great travel deals.

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