Discover a selection of more than 10,000 vacation rentals in United Kingdom that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $66 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in United Kingdom. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Visit the United Kingdom

Prepare to explore an age old civilization in the beautiful lands of the United Kingdom. On the island, you can find beaches, mountains, sprawling cities, and more. If you take the time to see every country in the UK, from England and Wales to Scotland and Northern Ireland, you’ll need a comfortable home away from home to rest. Book a United Kingdom vacation rental and enjoy all the comforts of home in between your British excursions. Pack your walking shoes and your umbrella, and see the wonders that await in the United Kingdom.

Things to do

Journey through the United Kingdom’s history

The UK is packed with museums. If you want a place that covers a wide variety of subjects, head to the National Museum of Scotland to learn about the natural world, science, history, and even fashion. For a more scenic education, visit the Roman Baths in England, and learn about and appreciate the incredible architecture. Take the time to visit the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh to experience 72 acres of stunning beauty. If that’s not enough, take a trip to Folly Farm in Wales where you can enjoy family fun at this incredible theme park.

Activities

Live the high life in the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is packed with adventure. Journey to London and take a thrilling speedboat tour through the Thames River, or take an educational tour and journey through the most exciting parts of London, including the best pubs. London is a global economic hub, so you’ll also find a truly unique shopping experience. Head to Edinburgh to catch the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, a stunning military performance you’ll never forget. While you’re there, take a walk through the Royal Mile and Old Town to see beautiful gothic architecture and other historic sights.

Weather

Enjoy seasonal climates the United Kingdom

You may have heard that it’s always raining in the United Kingdom. While that’s not the entire truth, rainfall is plentiful year round from the middle of summer to the dead of winter, so bring your umbrella. You can avoid most of it by sticking to the east coast, but you’ll probably still experience a wet day or two. Temperature, on the other hand, varies widely from season to season. With freezing winters and hot summer days reaching up to 95 degrees, the best time to visit is typically during the fall or spring.

Natural features

Explore the greens of the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is one of the most beautiful places on the planet, with rolling hills and plains of green as far as the eye can see, to the clear ocean waves. Beautiful beaches line the coast like Woolacombe Beach in Devon. In the summer, the Scottish Highlands are covered in grass while the winter months blanket them in gorgeous sheets of white snow. For an absolutely stunning view you will never forget, make sure you visit the Highland Boundary Fault, where you can literally see the dividing line between the Highlands and the Lowlands.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in United Kingdom?

You need only take a peek inside our tiny house vacation rentals in United Kingdom to figure out that great things really do come in small packages. Ingeniously designed to maximize every inch of space, these pocket-sized digs promise a big vacation experience:

  • Enjoy a simpler way of life at "Cabin - Unique Tiny House With Wood - Fired Roll". Amenities at this tiny house in Ballater include a kitchen and a fridge.
  • Alternatively, base yourself at "Cabin - +++tiny House With Beautiful Mountain Views". Situated in Beauly, this little abode comes with free WiFi and WiFi.

Can I find log cabins to rent in United Kingdom?

We've got an excellent selection of log cabins in United Kingdom. Whether you're chasing a simple log cabin or something more upmarket, these retreats are designed to put you in touch with Mother Nature. Here are a couple of popular options to consider:

  • "Log Cabin In Glorious Dumfries And Galloway" in Castle Douglas proves you don't need to sleep in a tent to immerse yourself in nature. Ditch camping for this cabin's comforts, such as a garden and a stovetop.
  • Get in touch with your inner Davy Crockett at "Authentic Log Cabin, With Fishing Rights On River Lyne". This log cabin in Carlisle will put you in the heart of the great outdoors while offering conveniences such as a stovetop and an oven.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in United Kingdom?

Walk out of work on Friday and leave behind all those emails and meetings. Treat yourself to a couple of days of R&R — with a side of adventure — at one of these sought-after weekend getaways in United Kingdom:

  • Spend your mini break at "Gorgeous Spotless Modern 2 Bed" in Woolacombe and make use of all its creature comforts. But of course a weekend away isn't just about unwinding. Get out and discover natural attractions such as Chulmleigh Golf Course and Woody Bay Beach. Surfing and boogie boarding and cycling are some popular activities you can enjoy in the area too.
  • "Perfect Home In The Heart Of Kensington" in London City Centre is also perfect for a fast-paced weekend break. Stay in and chill out or get out and try some ice skating and cycling. If you'd like to do a bit of sightseeing, Mitcham Common and Royal Wimbledon Golf Club should be on your itinerary.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in United Kingdom?

Studio apartments may be on the small side, but it's difficult to top their convenient locations and thrifty price tags. Whether you're traveling alone or with some friends, consider booking one of these terrific studio apartments in United Kingdom:

  • Eat, nap, socialize ... Do it all from the compact yet smartly designed single room space at "Cosy Modern Cottage, Glorious Sea And Mountain Views". Located in Sleat, mountain views and a living room are among this property's amenities.
  • Start the day with a hot coffee and freshly cooked bacon and eggs at "Delightful City - Centre Maindoor Flat". This Sweet Auburn Historic District studio has all the conveniences you need to make your visit cozy, including free WiFi and WiFi.

Can I find short term rentals in United Kingdom?

Ditch the unremarkable hotel experience for the comfort and character of your own place. Even if you only have a couple of days up your sleeve, you'll find short-term rentals in United Kingdom that have all the conveniences of home. Here are a few to start with:

  • Close to the center of Woolacombe, "Gorgeous Spotless Modern 2 Bed" is well suited to a quick stay. Use it as your base to check out nearby attractions, such as Ilfracombe Harbour and Woolacombe Beach.
  • Find out what Kensington has to offer from "Perfect Home In The Heart Of Kensington". If you choose this fantastic vacation rental, Tower of London and Trafalgar Square are sights to add to your list.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in United Kingdom?

If you want to surprise your special someone, take them someplace special! Organize a romantic weekend getaway in United Kingdom at one of these escapes and let love blossom:

  • Catch up on quality time and lots of cuddles at "Situated In The Heart Of The Village" in Runswick Bay. A nearby bay and a fireplace are among the little touches on offer here.
  • Alternatively, spend a few days sipping Champagne and cuddling up at "Spacious Country House Near Stourport". A fireplace and beauty services add to the idyllic atmosphere of this property in Stourport-on-Severn.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in United Kingdom?

When it comes to who you take on vacation, we think the more the merrier. If you're looking for a getaway with space to fit the whole family, one of these large group vacation rentals in United Kingdom will tick your boxes:

  • "Large 6 Bedroom House. Uninterrupted Sea Views": This escape is a great choice for large groups planning to visit Tenby. It has 6 bedrooms and conveniences that include a fireplace and a garden.
  • "Stunning Coastal Home Only 2min Walk To Beach At Wittering": Located in East Wittering, this sizable stay has 5 bedrooms and is another favorite for a fun family break. There's a whole lot to keep guests both entertained and comfortable, including a garden and a water park.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in United Kingdom?

Get ready to take your pick and dive right in. Here are a couple of top-notch house rentals in United Kingdom where life is better beside the pool:

  • Kids, parents, uncles, aunts — everyone will love hanging by the pool at "Spacious Country House Near Stourport". Take your loved ones on a trip to this Stourport-on-Severn rental house which also features towels and a TV.
  • Read a book beside the water while the kids paddle around at "Large 6 Bedroom House. Uninterrupted Sea Views". This property in Tenby comes with a range of features to keep your crew comfortable and content, such as childrens activities and beach sun loungers.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in United Kingdom?

Start putting together your guest list, because Vrbo has plenty of family vacation rentals in United Kingdom that'll roll out the welcome mat for your crew. These are just a taste:

  • If you need a place that sleeps no fewer than 10 people, check out "Spacious Country House Near Stourport" in Stourport-on-Severn. With 5 bedrooms, childrens activities and a kitchen, your next family adventure is sure to be a winner.
  • Another top option, "Hook Cottage - Beautiful 4 Bedroom Cotswold Cottage In Chipping Campden" in Chipping Campden features 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 7 people. Free toiletries and a kitchen will help keep your group feeling more than comfortable.

Can I find family cabin rentals in United Kingdom?

Booking a cabin rental in United Kingdom is a fun way to spend precious time with the family. Check out these amazing options:

  • "Cabin - Found At The Foot Of Roundway Hill With It's Own Secluded Garden. Pet Friendly" - Book a weekend or more at this escape in Bromham. Amenities like a DVD player and outdoor furniture will help make your stay nice and comfy.
  • "Lakeside 15 - Beautiful Lodge On White Cross Bay Lake Windermere - Sorry No Pets" – This option in Troutbeck Bridge is also a big hit with families. Convenient amenities here include a porch and a nearby coin laundry.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the United Kingdom vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Explore destinations around United Kingdom

Scotland
9,266 vacation rentals
England
60,875 vacation rentals
Wales
9,474 vacation rentals
Northern Ireland
783 vacation rentals