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HolidayHomes.co.uk is your online resource for finding your next holiday home in the UK and worldwide. HolidayHomes.co.uk has guides on holiday homes in the UK, particulary for holiday homes in Devon and holiday homes in Cornwall.
If you're more interested in Holiday Homes in France, then visit our section dedicated to everything that France has to offer. And if holiday homes in Italy are more to your liking, we're got a section dedicated solely to Italian holiday homes.
If you're looking for holiday rentals in the US then we can help with that too. We've put together useful guides to help you find the best holiday rentals in the US.
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Holiday Homes around the world
The idea of renting out your second house as a place for people to use on their holiday is a market that is growing rapidly around the world.
In the UK the property is typically called a Holiday Home, and couples, families or groups will often find holiday homes as more convenient and better priced alternative to the staying in hotels or B&B's.
In the US they are typically referred to as vacation rentals, where these second homes account for around 3.1% of the country's total housing stock.
Holiday homes in Australia are termed most commonly holiday house, holiday home or weekender (owing to short breaks by families). And in New Zealand holiday homes go by the more unusual name of Bach or Crib.
In the UK holiday homes are significantly more frequent in the South West of England, with Cornwall, Devon and Dorset having over 50,000 available holiday homes combined. Cumbria and North Yorkshire also have a high proportion of holiday homes owing to their close proximity with the Lake District National Park.