Holiday Cottages

Choose from a cosy country cottage, a romantic retreat just for two, a fisherman’s cottage by the sea or a large holiday home for a family occasion. Browse cottages with hot tubs, castles to rent, pet friendly cottages and our popular cottages with pools page. These are just some of the properties in our selection of holiday cottages to rent in England, Scotland and Wales.

Or travel a little further afield… Cross the water to discover Ireland’s stunning coastline, sample a pint of the ‘black stuff’ and experience the ‘craic’. Or cross the Channel to France and choose from holiday cottages on the coast to traditional French gites in the famous wine making regions.

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Cornwall | Devon | Dorset | Norfolk | Suffolk

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Featured Accommodation

Hathaway Hamlet

Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire.

Sleeps 3. Situated in the quiet village of Shottery, this very pretty listed cottage boasts a large feature inglenook fireplace and 17th-century oak four-poster bed. Just 1 mile from Stratford, it lies 200 yards from Anne Hathaway’s famous cottage. Cottage Code: RHI.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 16th Century

Dunstan Hall

Dunstan Hall, Craster, Northumberland.

Sleeps 18. Dunstan Hall is a wonderful grade II listed exclusive use castle dating back to the 14th century, perhaps as far back as the 11th century. The hall boasts wonderful sea views, and is only one mile from the local beach. Cottage Code: MRD.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 14th Century
  • Piano

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Martinpescatore

Bagheria, nr. Palermo, Sicily.

Sleeps 2. Enjoy the stunning views of the sea and the Mongerbino Cape from the balcony of this small and sunny holiday home. Built in to the hillside, it is situated just 15 km from Palermo, in one of the most picturesque places on the Gulf of Palermo. Cottage Code: ISS507.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Château de Birac

Birac-sur-Trec, nr. Bergerac, Dordogne and Lot.

Sleeps 16. No expense has been spared in renovating this stunning 13th century château. Inside, the spacious beamed rooms feature light stone walls, gothic fireplaces and stained glass windows. Amongst the formal gardens there is a shady terrace and pool. Cottage Code: F47182.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • 13th Century

La Haie au Loup

Norrey-en-Auge, Normandy, France.

Sleeps 9. This beautifully restored, part timber-framed holiday property is set in large, mature gardens with its own private swimming pool. Set in a peaceful hamlet close to the medieval town of Falaise, the birthplace of William the Conqueror. Cottage Code: F14125.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

The Loft

Arthurstown, nr. Waterford, Co. Wexford.

Sleeps 6. Set over three floors in the picturesque fishing village of Arthurstown, this former corn loft has been carefully restored to take full advantage of the spectacular sea views. Take a short ferry ride to Waterford, the oldest city in Ireland. Cottage Code: W32011.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

Soultzbach-les-Bains

Soultzbach-les-Bains, nr. Colmar, Alsace.

Sleeps 6. Set over two floors in a delightful 18th century period property, this well appointed and comfortable holiday apartment is just a short drive from the medieval streets of Colmar. Explore the beautiful lakes and mountains of the National Park. Cottage Code: FDH001.

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

Crismaxa

Biscarrosse, Landes, Aquitaine, France.

Sleeps 4. Just a short drive from the dramatic Atlantic coastline of southwestern France, this delightful holiday villa enjoys its very own swimming pool. The nearest shops, bars and restaurants of Biscarrosse are just half a kilometer away. Cottage Code: F40131.

  • Swimming pool
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

Manoir de Belle Isle

Gravelle, nr. Périgueux, Dordogne and Lot.

Sleeps 6. Set in large well tended grounds bordering the River Isle, this listed “keeper’s house” forms part of the owners’ stunning 16th century manoir. Carefully refurbished, it now offers comfortable holiday accommodation with a private swimming pool. Cottage Code: F24399.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Fishing
  • 18th Century

Les Jangoulies

Cubjac, Dordogne, France.

Sleeps 8. In extensive secluded grounds, this very peaceful and elegant 18th century holiday property boasts a large private heated swimming pool and hard tennis court. This exceptional property is located just a few miles from the town of Cubjac. Cottage Code: F24351.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Churchtown House

Cartmel, nr. Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria.

Sleeps 2. Well-equipped and decorated to an excellent standard, this spacious ground floor apartment forms part of a listed 17th-century house. Featuring an attractive beamed sitting-room with open fire and shared use of a cobbled courtyard. Cottage Code: LVG.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Les Lauriers

St. Ferme, nr. Bergerac, Aquitaine.

Sleeps 9. Situated close to the medieval bastide town of Monségur, this lovingly converted farmhouse dates from the 1700s. Set in extensive grounds with terraces for al fresco dining, the private outdoor pool provides the ideal place to cool down. Cottage Code: F33152.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • 18th Century