Devon, England -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/12/2012 -- There’s nothing quite like the Great British countryside, and thousands of holidaymakers every year agree with this sentiment. Escaping the city to the fresh air and wholesome surroundings of the country is fast becoming a summer tradition for many families. Eschewing the standard Mediterranean beach break, Brits are opting to stay in the country, to not only save money but also enjoy a more relaxing and fulfilling holiday. For these families, a holiday on a working farm has become a popular option.
One website that has been getting a lot of attention recently is FarmHolidays.co.uk, a company that is linking tourists up with idyllic cottages on genuine working farms. They have fast gained an enviable reputation for their great value summer breaks.
FarmHolidays.co.uk offer cottages across the most temperate and beautiful parts of the country, including Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset and the Cotswolds. Set in green countryside, their farm breaks offer a low cost and relaxing way to spend a few weeks away from the stresses of home.
They also offer fantastic farm cottages in coastal locations, many with phenomenal sea views and access to the summer warmth of South Coast beaches.
Visitors to Farm Holidays cottages can even get involved with the working of the farm, helping to milk cows or gather fresh eggs. They will be assisted and guided by resident farmers. This type of activity is particularly enjoyable for children, and many of the farms have dedicated areas and activities that are reserved exclusively for the kids.
The FarmHolidays.co.uk website makes it incredibly easy to book, with a live availability system and online booking services that is both intuitive and quick.
A spokesperson for the website said “For generations, British holiday makers have been jetting off to Mediterranean resorts in search of sun, sea, sand and relaxation. However many of these resorts have gradually become down market, more crowded and increasingly expensive. We all know someone who has suffered a “holiday from hell” on a beachside resort. Throughout this whole time, our own beautiful and verdant countryside has become neglected by the domestic holidaymaker. Recently there has been a renaissance in the interest of farm holidays, so we created FarmHolidays.co.uk to let people to quickly find their perfect idyllic British holiday. A working farm can be an interesting and relaxing place to spend time, and what young child doesn’t love being around farm animals? We aim to provide the very best standard of accommodation, and all of our properties are carefully inspected on an annual basis to maintain high quality.”
FarmHolidays.co.uk is part of the HolidayCottages.co.uk group. It was launched in 2012 to provide farm holidays in popular UK destinations.
For more information please visit http://www.FarmHolidays.co.uk
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