The ACT Studios team work with holiday accommodation owners to build and deliver websites that get results. We’ll help you establish the best brand presence, so your business stands out and gets noticed and you’ll get more direct bookings.
- Modern mobile-friendly responsive design
- Fast and reliable dedicated hosting
- 256-bit security encryption
- Embedded availability calendar and booking pages
- 24 x 7 x 365 operations team and local customer support
In addition to that, we can provide optional add-on services to help as much or as little as you need.
Here are a few examples.
St Ives Coastal Holidays
A collection of eight beautiful holiday properties close to Porthmeor Beach in St Ives. Three are dog-friendly and some of them have hot tubs. The owner was super keen to get this website up and running quickly after the listing site that she was advertising the properties had some technical issues. So she came to ACT Studios to get her own direct booking website (including copywriting and SEO), provided us with the images and signed up with SuperControl. On launch we always set up Google Analytics and Google Search Console too – so owners’ websites are all ready to go.
Gresham Hall Estate
Seven exquisite dog-friendly holiday properties and a glampsite with seven bell tents. All set in private parkland close to the North Norfolk coast in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). We worked alongside the owners, originally doing the copywriting for their previous website, then creating this brand new one after they came to ACT Studios for a professional photo shoot. SuperControl’s availability calendar and booking pages are integrated to this website so that guests can book direct.
Two ultra-stylish, 5-star, dog-friendly holiday properties. Polkanugga is idyllically located on the Lizard Peninsula on the south coast of Cornwall, with plenty of explore and discover nearby. Each property has its own private hot tub, pizza oven, BBQ and fire pit, so guests can enjoy outdoor living at its best. Visitors to this website can book and pay safely, direct with the owners who use Bookalet to manage this.
Meadow Lodges Boothby
Two eco luxury holiday lodges with private hot tubs on the edge of Boothby Pagnell in Lincolnshire. Surrounded by idyllic countryside views, the lodges are set in private grounds with a grass paddock, ponds and wild flower meadow. Bookings via this website are managed via Bookalet, making it safe and secure for guests to book online.
Grenville at Wallops Wood
Grenville at Wallops Wood comprises three luxury self-catering accommodation holiday houses. There’s a number of different combinations of accommodation available, plus a whole host of bookable extras. So it’s super important that this website showcases everything they do to make the holiday experience the very best. And that it’s really easy for potential guests to find answers to all their questions. SuperControl has been integrated to the website so guests can book and pay direct with the owners.
Ford Old Hall Barn
Ford Old Hall is a beautiful and luxurious holiday home with a hot tub in the Staffordshire Moorlands area of the Peak District National Park. The owners really do go the extra mile to help guests relax from the moment they step in the door, they even have a hot supper waiting on arrival. We added the owner’s SuperControl availability calendar and booking pages so guest can book direct. Plus we always set up Google Analytics and Google Search Console for new sites that don’t already have this.
Bampfield Farm Cottages near Barnstaple offers quality self-catering accommodation that is perfect for families, friends or couples. Set on a working family farm, the two 4 star holiday cottages both have their own outdoor space equipped with garden furniture for relaxing outside. Guests enjoy stunning rural views across the surrounding countryside. The owners use SuperControl to manage their bookings, so guests can book and pay easily online.
Malvern Hills Lodge
Malvern Hills Lodge (in Worcestershire) is a beautiful handcrafted wooden cabin with a hot tub and sauna. The owners had previously marketed it through a well-known agency. But when that got acquired by a larger company they felt that Malvern Hills Lodge was lost in a sea of alternatives. So they made the decision to get their own standalone book-direct website. This website was completed within three weeks, during which time the owner set up Bookalet to enable guests to book direct safely and securely.
Four picturesque beamy cottages on a gated estate in a pleasant and informal grouping. They are in a superb setting on the edge of Cowbeech in East Sussex, with views across a small lake to rolling countryside. Guests love the ambiance, tranquillity and the privacy and individuality that each property offers. This website has SuperControl integrated to enable guests to see availability and book direct with the owner.
Thatch Close Cottages
Dog-friendly holiday accommodation in the Wye Valley. With walks straight from the door, there is so much to explore on holiday in Herefordshire. The owners use SuperControl to manage their bookings, so we added their availability calendar and booking pages so that guests can easily book and pay online, direct with the owner.
Sextons Place is a beautiful, boutique holiday cottage close to the Norfolk coast in Docking. Inside, the design reflects the elements of the surrounding area with vintage and contemporary furniture, natural materials and coastal hues throughout. The owner chose SuperControl to manage their bookings, the availablity calendar makes it easy for visitors to this website to book direct.
Overlooking the sea in North Cornwall, these perfectly-presented holiday rentals provide the perfect space to spend quality time together. Just steps away from the beach, it is popular with families, multi-generational group bookings, friends’ reunions, corporate teams and more. Includes SuperControl booking pages and calendar to enable easy booking via the owner’s website.
Upper Rectory Farm Cottages
The ultra-flexible layout offered by Upper Rectory Farm Cottages can sleeps from two to 22 guests in multiple combinations, starting any day of the week. It’s a popular destination for corporate events, parties and weddings as well as holidays and short breaks. So we carefully crafted a website that speaks to all of those groups. The owners use SuperControl to manage their bookings, so we added their availability calendar, making it safe and secure to book direct.
A collection of five Grade II listed luxury holiday cottages set around a courtyard in eight acres of private grounds on a small working farm in Penhallow, Cornwall. Close to Perranporth beach, with walks galore and lots of places to explore, guests return to Lambriggan Court year after year. Maybe it’s the daily fresh eggs and apple juice from the fruit in their orchard that gives them the edge? Features SuperControl availablity calendars and booking pages.
Eleven self-catering cottages and a Gypsy caravan set on a working farm in the idyllic Dorset countryside. Luccombe has a fantastic selection of on-site activities including swimming, tennis, clay-pigeon shooting, horse-riding and even a Fairy & Elf Door Hunt! Plus they can cater for weddings and special occasions. There was lots to feature on this website – but we managed to fit it all in. SuperControl has been integrated to this website so that guests can safely and securely book online.
Sweet Donside Cabins
A romantic, rural retreat with private hot tubs in the Cairngorms National Park. With four magical hand-made cabins and a cosy cottage, it’s simply the perfect Highlands escape. We created a website that can grow with the business, as more accommodation is added to the collection. Uses Freetobook to enable guests to book direct.
Four 4/5* gold-awarded stylish holiday cottages with an on-site swimming pool and luxury spa. Burlton Cottages is set on a friendly, family-run private farming estate in the heart of the north Shropshire countryside. The dog-friendly accommodation attracts small families and larger group bookings, with wonderful walks surrounding you the moment you step out the door. The business continues to evolve and we have delivered a website that can grow alongside it. What will the next addition be?
A collection of 3* to 5* gold-awarded self-catering accommodation for holidays, short breaks and business trips in Lincolnshire. There is also a beach retreat offsite and longer let accommodation available for business travellers. Together we put together an intuitive, easy-to-navigate, new website using SuperControl to manage direct bookings.