Cottages & Homes


If a home setting is more your idea of a relaxing holiday, we have some beautiful cottages and holiday homes in some stunning locations.  We work closely with our holiday home owners, we provide them with a selection of sensory equipment and toys to compliment all the usual home comforts you would expect from a holiday home.  Because we have personally visited each and every one of the properties, we have been able to make a list of features so that you can choose the perfect location to suit your family.  We support all our guests before and during your stay - take a look at how we go the extra mile.


What's included?

We have lots available inside our cottage properties to make your holiday as enjoyable as possible for all family members. We know how hard it can be to keep a child on the spectrum entertained and comfortable in a new place, especially if there are some days that need to be spent indoors. We have a range of sensory equipment, toys books and home comforts that will help with this. You can get a more detailed look at each property and what is included by viewing the individual accommodation below.


How to book

Making a booking for one of our properties is easy!   You can either fill out the enquiry form on the specific property page, enquir about several properties at once via our Booking Enquiry Form  or contact us.  Once we have confirmed that your chosen property is available for the dates you have requested, you will need to pay a  £100 non-refundable deposit (which will be deducted from the total cost of your holiday) to reserve it.  We offer flexible payment options.  For more information on our booking process and the support you will get before, during and after your stay, please click here.

Please note that some properties may ask for an additional security bond which must be paid alongside the deposit when booking.


The Spectrum Accommodation Set-up

All our accommodation has been visited and has met our criteria to ensure suitability for a family with a child or children on the spectrum.  Take a look at our criteria list and find out more about what equipment will be available and how we prepare all our properties for your stay here


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Badgers Cottage - Forest of Dean


Badgers cottage is a spacious 2-bedroom, 2 story cottages situated on the edge of the beautiful Forest of Dean and is part of a larger group of holiday homes surrounding a central courtyard. The cottage sleeps 5 people with room for a travel cot making this in ideal family holiday home and the perfect base for exploring the beautiful surrounding area.


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Bridle Cottage - Forest of Dean


Bridle cottage is situated on the corner of a row of holiday homes on the edge of the stunning Royal Forest of Dean and is centrally heated and comfortably furnished throughout. The cottage benefits from being in a peaceful setting away from roads and traffic, with the grounds bordering the Royal Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, an ancient oak woodland which is home to deer, buzzards and wild boar as well as many other little animals and birds. Sheep have the right to roam freely under an ancient law, and life goes on at a leisurely pace.


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Coachmans Cottage - Forest of Dean


Coachmans Cottage is a 2 bed recently renovated, bright and sunny bungalow backing onto a shared courtyard, with Patio Doors opening out from the lounge. With full central heating this is a cosy cottage whatever the time of year. Coachmans Cottage has an open plan lounge and kitchen/diner with a double reclining leather sofa and 2 Poang ‘rocking’ chairs to relax and unwind at the end of the day.


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Forge Cottage - Forest of Dean


Forge Cottage is a spacious, easy access ground floor cottage situated on the edge of the forest and is part of a group of holiday homes surrounding a central court yard. This cottage has 2 large bedrooms and is a perfect choice for families and benefits from being in a peaceful setting away from roads and traffic, with the grounds bordering the Royal Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, an ancient oak woodland which is home to deer, buzzards and wild boar as well as many other little animals and birds. Sheep have the right to roam freely under an ancient law, and life goes on at a leisurely pace.


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Foxes Cottage - Forest of Dean


Foxes Cottage is a light and spacious 2 storey cottage overlooking a paddock, with views of the Forest of Dean beyond. Foxes cottage is part of a group of holiday homes surrounding a central courtyard and is centrally heated, double glazed, comfortably furnished and carpeted throughout. The cottage is with the grounds bordering the Royal Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, an ancient oak woodland which is home to deer, buzzards and wild boar as well as many other little animals and birds. Sheep have the right to roam freely under an ancient law, and life goes on at a leisurely pace.


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Ivy Cottage - Forest of Dean


Ivy Cottage is situated on the edge of the picturesque Forest of Dean and is part of a group of holiday homes surrounding a central courtyard. The cottage is centrally heated, double glazed, comfortably furnished and carpeted throughout and is fully equipped for 4 people. With its stunning views and direct access to some of the most beautiful walking routes n the UK, Ivy Cottage is a popular choice for families,


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Saddlers Cottage - Forest of Dean


Saddlers cottage is a spacious, 2 story cottage situated on the edge of the picturesque forest of dean and is part of a larger group of holiday homes surrounding a central courtyard. This property benefits from being in a peaceful setting away from roads and traffic, with the grounds bordering the Royal Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, an ancient oak woodland which is home to deer, buzzards and wild boar as well as many other little animals and birds. Sheep have the right to roam freely under an ancient law, and life goes on at a leisurely pace.


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Sunrise Cottage - Forest of Dean


Sunrise Cottage is a cosy 2 bed holiday home. Centrally heated through out and comfortably furnished, this ground floor cottage with easy access and no steps inside, and parking outside the door, making it ideal for guests that may have limited mobility. Sunrise is Fully equipped for three people with TV, Freeview and DVD players, a selection of books and games, spacious bedrooms with room for a travel cot in each, and a shower room with electric shower.


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Tigs Cottage - Forest of Dean


Tigs cottage is a spacious, 2 story cottage situated on the edge of the picturesque forest of dean and is part of a larger group of holiday homes surrounding a central courtyard. This property benefits from being in a peaceful setting away from roads and traffic, with the grounds bordering the Royal Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, an ancient oak woodland which is home to deer, buzzards and wild boar as well as many other little animals and birds. Sheep have the right to roam freely under an ancient law, and life goes on at a leisurely pace.


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Beechnut Cottage - Cotswolds


Beechnut Cottage is an award-winning luxury self-catering holiday cottage lovingly converted from an old stone farm building set in 70 acres of meadow and woodland.

An exquisite and tranquil base for exploring the Oxfordshire Cotswolds.
Beechnut, with its light and airy living room and separate  bedroom is an unusual and characterful cottage which provides a haven of tranquillity to help you unwind and relax after a busy day exploring the extensive grounds and surrounding area.


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Chestnut Cottage - Cotswolds


Chestnut Cottage is one of five award-winning luxury self-catering holiday cottages. This Beautiful cottage is  one bedroom but can sleep up to four when using the pull out sofa-bed.

Chestnut Cottage has been lovingly converted from an old stone farm building and set in 70 acres of meadow and woodland is an exquisite and tranquil base for exploring the Oxfordshire Cotswolds.


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Cobnut Cottage - Cotswolds


Cobnut cottage is one of five award-winning luxury self-catering holiday cottages lovingly converted from old stone farm buildings set in 70 acres of meadow and woodland.

An exquisite and tranquil base for exploring the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, this beautiful cottage boasts stunning views across the valley and into the courtyard.

With its accommodation over two floors and with two separate ensuite bedrooms, sleeping up to 4 people is a firm favourite with families and friends.


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Hazelnut Cottage - Cotswolds


Hazelnut cottage is one of five award-winning luxury self-catering holiday cottages lovingly converted from old stone farm buildings set in 70 acres of meadow and woodland. An exquisite and tranquil base for exploring the Oxfordshire Cotswolds., perfectly designed for two it is a delightful, cosy hide-away with combined living and sleeping area.


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Walnut Cottage - Cotswolds


Walnut cottage is one of 5 award winning luxury self catering holiday cottages lovingly converted from old stone farm buildings. Walnut Cottage is a stunning 2 bed cottage boasting impressive features in a galleried open plan layout and set in 70 acres of meadow and woodland.

Walnut cottage occupies the top two floors of a converted barn. Warm and expansive, it is truly a place to indulge when special occasions demand the best.


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The Arches - North Yorkshire


The Arches is a beautiful stone farm building which has been converted in to an amazing holiday cottage. Inside you will find a comfortable, well maintained self-catering holiday home that has been furnished to an extremely high standard. The Arches has everything you need for your “Home away from Home” holiday. Situated in the village of Slingsby you have everything you need right on your doorstep, but if you feel like an adventure, there is lots more to explore in the surrounding area to keep everyone entertained.


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The Stables - North Yorkshire


The Stables holiday cottage is full of the kind character and original charm you might expect from a converted farm building. Add to this the many home comforts and facilities provided, and you have a most agreeable and comfortable way to spend a week self-catering in North Yorkshire.
The Stables is a beautiful holiday cottage sleeps six people.


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The Corn Barn - Looe


The corn barn is a beautiful, large cottage that sleeps up to 8 people over 4 large bedrooms. The cottage is an 18th century grade 11 listed building thatb still retains the original beams and exposed stone walls. The upside-down nature of the building adds to its character and charm with the living area upstairs and the bedrooms downstairs and due to the split-level layout, the bedrooms still look out over the amazing views of the countryside and fields beyond. With a hot tub overlooking the amazing scenery that Cornwall is best known for, The Corn Barn is the ultimate luxury holiday destination for larger family groups


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Threshing Barn - Looe


The Threshing barn is a beautiful 3 bed barn conversion on quiet and secluded grounds just 7 miles from Looe. The Threshing Barn is packed with charm and character including a Mezzanine level that looks out over the spacious lounge area. Relax in the hot tub and enjoy the stunning views over the stunning Cornwall countryside.


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Water Mill - Looe


The Water mill is a beautiful 2 bed barn conversion that is tucked away on the south east coast of Cornwall within easy reach of areas of outstanding natural beauty. The cottage is just 3 miles from the nearest beaches, the South West Coastal Path and the town of Looe with its fishing port and sandy beach. Relax in the hot tub and enjoy the views across the stunning Cornish countryside


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Chy-an-Oula - Newquay


Chy-an-Oula, or “Owls House is a beautiful spacious barn conversation and sleeps up to 4 people in 2 good sized bedrooms. Reverse level living in this family cottage takes full advantage of the extensive views.
Once home to beautiful barn owls it now offers a great space to enjoy time together, be it with family or friends. Have a BBQ, walk by the lake or adventure into the woods. The cottage is one of 3 barn conversations all situated around a courtyard leading to open fields and a manmade lake that adds to the beauty of the surroundings and is often used as a picnic spot after a walk in the grounds.


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The Stiddle - Newquay


The Stiddle is a 2-bed cottage that has been converted from the original farm building to a very high standard. The cottage is bright and open and is a popular choice for families. Located on an old working farm, the Stiddle benefits from its quiet, rural location with amazing views over the countryside. The cottage is one of 3 barn conversations all situated around a courtyard leading to open fields and a manmade lake that adds to the beauty of the surroundings and is often used as a picnic spot after a walk in the grounds.


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Primrose Cottage - Devon


Primrose Cottage in Newton St Petrock lies between Holsworthy and Great Torrington. This quiet farming community is within easy reach of the surfing beaches at Bude and the dramatic north Devon and Cornwall coast. The cottage is a lovely 2 bed holiday home in the perfect location for exploring the surrounding areas and is a popular choice with families.


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Oak Cottage - Devon


Oak Cottage in Newton St Petrock lies between Holsworthy and Great Torrington. This quiet farming community is within easy reach of the surfing beaches at Bude and the dramatic north Devon and Cornwall coast. The cottage is a lovely 2 bed holiday home in the perfect location for exploring the surrounding areas and is a popular choice with families.


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Sunflower Cottage - Lincolnshire


Sunflower cottage is a beautiful 2 bed holiday home which is ideally located,  close to the east coast and the Lincolnshire Wolds, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

This family friendly holiday cottage is situated in the hamlet of Thoresthorpe, in the countryside yet only half a mile from the market town of Alford.


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More accommodation being added all the time - register your interest

We have a growing selection of different holiday accommodation located around the country.  We only launched Spectrum mid-2019 and so are adding to our property catalogue as quickly as we can.  It's incredibly important that each new accommodation is thoroughly assessed for suitability, and sensory equipment installed prior to being made available to our guests so please bare with us.  We've had lots of interest from holiday owners who wish to become Spectrum partners so we will be continuing to add new accommodation all the time so please do keep checking back.  If you are looking for accommodation in a particular region of the country, please register your interest  and we will get in touch with you as soon as we have suitable accommodation for you to look at.


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