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 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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La Gasnerie

Angers, Loire, France.

Sleeps 5. This pretty cottage stands in a large colourful garden with its own private swimming pool, surrounded by quiet countryside. Carefully restored, keeping its old well in front and some interesting interior features, including a spiral staircase. Cottage Code: F49112.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • 18th Century
  • Piano

Brissac-Quincé

near Angers, Loire, France.

Sleeps 4. Set in the heart of the beautiful Loire Valley and enjoying excellent views, this semi-detached former barn has been tastefully converted into a spacious holiday home full of French character. Angers 12 km away, offers many tourist attractions. Cottage Code: W9918.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

St Paul

St Michel de Chavaignes, Sarthe, Loire Valley.

Sleeps 17. Set in landscaped grounds that include a stunning lake, clay tennis court and a large fenced swimming pool, this elegant château offers delightful views of the rolling Sarthe countryside. Home cooked meals and laundry services are available. Cottage Code: F72109.

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

Villa Cicogna

Torreglia, nr. Abano Terme, Veto.

Sleeps 8. Furnished in traditional style, this historic towered villa stands in quiet, tranquil countryside, yet close to the spa towns of Abano Terme and Montegrotto. Famous for their hot springs, the towns baths were known to the Romans. Cottage Code: IVC183.

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

La Ferme du Poulmic

Bénodet, nr. Quimper, Brittany.

Sleeps 5. Carefully restored, this traditional Breton cottage features shared use of heated swimming pool. Set in tranquil rural surroundings, it lies within walking distance of one of the town’s quieter sandy beaches. Cottage Code: T29454.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Le Grangeon du Trignolet

Vaison-la-Romaine, Vaucluse, Provence, France.

Sleeps 2. This converted, stone built apartment lies within walking distance of the village of Villedieu and shares the owners very pretty gardens and swimming pool. A terrace overlooking the garden offers the perfect place to dine and relax. Cottage Code: F84167.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • 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

Villa Sant’Angelo

Collescipoli, nr. Terni, Umbria.

Sleeps 5. Surrounded by acres of farmland, growing sunflowers and grain, this fine period Umbrian farmhouse benefits from a private swimming pool complete with an in-pool Jacuzzi and rock features. The two covered terraces are ideal for al fresco dining. Cottage Code: US067.

  • Swimming pool
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Agay

Agay, nr. Fréjus, Cote-d'Azur.

Sleeps 2. Set on the ground floor of a distinctive towered property, this comfortable holiday apartment overlooks the picturesque bay known as le Golfe d’Agay, or Gulf of Agay. With its own covered patio area, it is just a walk away from a sandy beach. Cottage Code: FCV075.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century