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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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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Chez Mme L’Hopital-Cussiat

Faverges, Haute-Savoie, France.

Sleeps 3. Set in the little village of Cons-Ste. Colombe, this real log-cabin displays a love of wood, with charming and original furnishings. The scenery is dominated by ’La Dent de Cons’ and nearby Lake Annecy boasts several lakeside beaches. Cottage Code: T74014.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Murs

Murs, nr. Avignon, Provence.

Sleeps 12. Offering stunning views over the Imergue Valley to the Luberon mountains, this lovingly renovated stone-built Provençal house boasts a large outdoor swimming pool. Just a drive away from the historic Papal Palace at Avignon. Cottage Code: FPV072.

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

Harkaway Cottage

Skenakilla, Castletownroche, Co. Cork.

Sleeps 6. Carefully converted from traditional farm buildings, this single-storey adjoining cottage now offers well-appointed holiday accommodation, including a shared games room. The nearby village of Castletownroche stands on the River Awbeg. Cottage Code: W31928.

  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Ocean View

Derrynane Beg, Co. Kerry.

Sleeps 8. In an elevated position that commands spectacular views out to sea, this spacious stone property stands in its own natural grounds. Just half a mile from sandy beaches, Ocean View provides an ideal base for exploring the beautiful Ring of Kerry. Cottage Code: ZGL.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Crock of Gold Cottages – Croc An Oir

Ballycullen, Mullinahone, Co. Tipperary.

Sleeps 2. With its own private courtyard and garden, this delightful romantic retreat boasts a cosy woodburner and an unusual loft style bedroom. Guests are welcome to wander through the 100-acre estate and indulge in some river fishing. Cottage Code: W31891.

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

Villa Cycas

nr. Palermo, Sicily.

Sleeps 4. Only 2km from the white sandy beaches of Mondello, this pretty holiday villa is set over two floors and boasts large comfortable rooms with windows overlooking the garden and pool area. Just a short drive from the heart of Palermo. Cottage Code: ISS926.

  • Swimming pool
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • 20th Century

Allaghee Mor

Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry.

Sleeps 6. This bright, spacious property enjoys a peaceful and remote setting with spectacular sea views over the bay. There are wonderful coastal walks and hill climbing from the door, with the beautiful beach at St Finan’s Bay just 2 miles away. Cottage Code: ZX7.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Llanlliwe Cottage

Henllan Amgoed, nr. Narberth, Pembrokeshire.

Sleeps 8. Restored to the highest standard, this former cow shed now offers tastefully presented holiday accommodation in a peaceful rural setting. With imposing vaulted beamed ceilings on the inside, outside enjoy al fresco dining on the private patio. Cottage Code: OY2.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Crouseilles

Crouseilles, nr. Pau, Aquitaine, France.

Sleeps 4. With its own private swimming pool and enclosed courtyard, this adjoining holiday cottage has been carefully converted from a traditional vineyard building. Once the regional capital, the nearby city of Pau lies on the edge of the Pyrenees. Cottage Code: W14194.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • 19th Century

Saint Pierre-sur-Orthe

Saint Pierre-sur-Orthe, nr. Le Mans, Loire Valley.

Sleeps 10. Enjoy sweeping views over the surrounding countryside from the balcony of this spacious holiday property. Carefully converted from a former barn, it lies close to the town of Sillé-le-Guillaume and Lake Sillé Beach. Cottage Code: W14977.

  • 19th Century