Boutique Cottages

Welcome to our selection of luxury, opulent and boutique holiday cottages. If you’re looking for a holiday to remember then look no further!

What makes our selection so unique is that each property has been handpicked by the team at Historic UK. We’ve been rather rigorous in our definition of ’boutique’ to make the next few pages showcase some of the finest holiday cottages in the land.

We’ve included oast houses, beachside retreats and superbly renovated barn conversions, and as ever most of the properties also have a wealth of history and heritage. To begin your search simply scroll down or hit the “Browse all…” button at the top of the page to filter by size.

Featured Accommodation

The Stables at Riber Hall

Riber, Matlock, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 20. Standing in the grounds of the privately-owned Riber Hall, The Stables boasts ten en suite bedrooms equipped with Sony LCD TVs, dining areas and micro kitchens. Outside there is a beautiful garden with heated furnished terrace. Cottage Code: RDDB.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

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Knock Old Castle

Largs, Ayrshire.

Sleeps 8. Following an extensive renovation programme, this 14th century fairytale castle is now ready to open its quirky doors to holiday guests. Located on the Ayrshire coast, enjoy breathtaking views over the sea from the glass domed castle turret. Cottage Code: UKC868.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 14th Century

Croft House

Welney, nr. Littleport, Cambridgeshire.

Sleeps 8. Carefully restored in order to retain its many original features, this attractive Victorian property was once the village shop. The waterways of the Welney Washes are just a stroll away and the Welney Wetland Centre is just a tad further. Cottage Code: CDDJ.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Old Chapel House

Barnoldswick, Lancashire.

Sleeps 8. Standing in the ancient market town of Barnoldswick, this 18th century former Baptist Chapel has been carefully converted to offer well appointed, contemporary holiday accommodation. Beamed throughout, to the rear is a pretty paved patio area. Cottage Code: UKC815.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

Waitby School

Waitby, nr. Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria.

Sleeps 7. Standing proudly on Waitby Fell, near Kirkby Stephen, this former village school has been carefully converted to offer luxurious holiday accommodation. Dating from the late 1600s, it retains many original features including the old school bell. Cottage Code: CC131123.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 17th Century

Park Lodge

Hemingford Abbots, Cambridgeshire.

Sleeps 6. Retaining many original features, this picturesque, Grade II listed lodge enjoys lovely open views across a lake to Hemingford Park Hall. Beautifully finished, it boasts many original paintings on the inside, outside, relax in tree hung hammock. Cottage Code: UKC517.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

The Old Guildhall

Corfe Castle, Dorset.

Sleeps 6. Dominated by its ruined castle, the village of Corfe Castle is constructed from the distinctive local grey Purbeck limestone. Connected to this, the Old Guildhall is thought to be the historic meeting place of the ancient order of stone cutters. Cottage Code: DCCU.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Tatters Barn

Coggeshall, nr. Braintree, Essex.

Sleeps 4. Hard to believe that this beautifully presented converted barn, once lived up to its name, and was used to store potatoes. Set on the owner’s working farm, it now features original beams and spiral stairs leading to two gallery style bedrooms. Cottage Code: UKC690.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • 18th Century

Beach View

Budle Bay, Bamburgh, Northumberland.

Sleeps 6. Built from local stone, this spacious holiday cottage features stunning views over Budle Bay to Holy Island. With vaulted beamed ceilings and open fire, it stands on Northumberland’s Heritage Coast, just a short walk from miles of sandy beaches. Cottage Code: MUW.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • 19th Century

Hewton House – Driftwood

Weir Quay, Bere Peninsula, Devon.

Sleeps 4. Located in a tranquil, rural setting in south Devon, these superbly appointed properties feature shared use of an outdoor heated swimming pool (mid May – late Sept). Conveniently situated close to Tavistock, Saltash and Bickleigh. Cottage Code: HAAU.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Hyde Barn

Hyde, nr. Fordingbridge, Hampshire.

Sleeps 14. Ideal for family gatherings, this outstanding, detached barn conversion has been finished to the highest standard with green oak beams and large windows. Surrounded by rolling Hampshire countryside, Hyde Barn sits on the edge of the New Forest. Cottage Code: DBBP.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century