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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Hathaway Hamlet

Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire.

Sleeps 3. Situated in the quiet village of Shottery. this very pretty listed cottage boats 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.

  • Games room
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 14th Century
  • Piano

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La Chaumière

Moëlan-sur-Mer, Brittany, France.

Sleeps 7. Simply furnished and decorated in typical, Breton style, this attractive thatched cottage enjoys its own private swimming pool set within the large enclosed gardens. The cliffs of this area of coastline are within easy walking distance. Cottage Code: F29166.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • 19th Century

Ardura Beg Cottage

Ballydehob, Co. Cork.

Sleeps 5. Set in a wonderfully secluded location just 50 yards from the sea, this nicely designed and furnished cottage has a cosy and romantic feel. Boasting spectacular views over Roaring Water Bay, it is surrounded by a colourful gardens. Cottage Code: YLV.

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

The Old Granary

Newent, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 8. This comfortable, converted granary offers excellent leisure facilities including a shared, heated outdoor swimming pool and tennis court. The large lawned garden also features a poolside bar / summerhouse complete with BBQ sink and fridge. Cottage Code: 24517.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

South Bay Cottage

Saasaig, Isle of Skye, Highlands.

Sleeps 6. Set In a superb position on the sea shore, this completely modernised 150-year-old cottage boasts an observation room with outstanding views across the Sound of Sleat. Observe the local wildlife from the stunning 55 square metre roof terrace. Cottage Code: SHC.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Sandalo

Venice, Veneto.

Sleeps 4. Located in the fascinating old shipyard quarter, on one of the most beautiful parts of the canal, this elegant second floor holiday apartment is set within a traditional Venetian house. Enjoy fantastic views of the city from the balcony. Cottage Code: IVV400.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

Château de Baneuil

Baneuil, nr. Bergerac, Dordogne, France.

Sleeps 6. This 11th century castle, complete with it’s own dungeon, is perfect for those wanting a taste of upper class France. Lots to do nearby, including the historic town of Bergerac. Features a private outdoor swimming pool. Cottage Code: FDE253.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • 11th Century
  • Piano

Mere Croft

UK1003, Sowerby Row, nr. Penrith, Cumbria.

Sleeps 4. Set at the end of a long farm track, this pretty semi-detached barn conversion provides characterful holiday accommodation with its beamed ceiling and oak staircase. With visits from the local deer and red squirrels, it makes the ideal retreat.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pet friendly

Cavalaire-Sur-Mer

nr. Le Lavandou, Cote-d'Azur, France.

Sleeps 10. Just a short stroll from the beach, this picturesque Provençal villa offers stunning sea views over to the charming little harbour. Relax whilst listening to the peaceful song of the cicadas beside the luxurious swimming pool. Cottage Code: FCV045.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Glenfern

Kingussie, nr. Aviemore, Cairngorms Nat Park.

Sleeps 12. This stunning Victorian villa has been renovated to a very high standard and sits within ¾ of an acre of private grounds. Located in the village of Kingussie, Glenfern features a billiard room complete with bar, sauna and hot tub. Cottage Code: SNNP.

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

Knockbroughan Cottage

Oughterard, nr. Galway, Co. Galway.

Sleeps 6. Boasting a host of traditional features, this delightful character cottage sits in tranquil mature gardens, within easy reach of Lough Corrib trout fishing lake. Enjoy walks through owner’s working farm to the lake and 15th century castle. Cottage Code: W31314.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century