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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The Farmhouse

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 16. Carefully refurbished, this 19th century farmhouse now offers beautifully appointed and well-equipped holiday accommodation for larger parties. Set in extensive lawned grounds on the fringe of Regency Cheltenham, relax in the private hot tub. Cottage Code: NPQ.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Bas de Haute Serre

Crepin et Carlucet, nr. Sarlat, Dordogne and Lot.

Sleeps 3 – 4. Set in delightful countryside with a the large enclosed swimming pool, these two self-catering apartments have been created from a traditional Perigordine property. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: F24463.

  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Casa Porto

Toscolano Maderno, Lake Garda, Lombardy.

Sleeps 5. Set in a traditional 17th century building, this comfortable first floor holiday apartment is just minutes away from the beach and marina of Toscolano Maderno. On the shores of Lake Garda, the towns of Toscolano and Maderno date from Roman times. Cottage Code: IVG153.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Valentine Cottages – Valentine Cottage 3

nr. Lismore, Co. Waterford.

Sleeps 2 – 3. Arranged around a delightful paved courtyard complete with feature fountain, these three pretty holiday cottages enjoy shared use of a well-equipped games room. The historic town of Lismore with its medieval castle is just 3 miles distant. Cottage Code: W31923.

  • Games room
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Gardener’s Bothy

Glenprosen, nr. Kirriemuir, Angus.

Sleeps 2. This idyllic little cottage is situated on the Balnaboth Estate on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park. It enjoys a lovely woodland setting where the Logie Burn meets the River Prosen, a unique and magical holiday retreat for couples. Cottage Code: SUU.

  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Nicholl’s House

Portnoo, Co. Donegal.

Sleeps 8. Every window of this architecturally designed holiday property enjoys a picture postcard view of the panoramic scene below. Inishkeel Island and Gweebara Bay are the focal view from the first floor balcony, accessed from the living area. Cottage Code: W31137.

  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • 20th Century

Mas Crouanques

St. Marsal, nr. Perpignan, Pyrénées-Orientales, France.

Sleeps 6. Surrounded by spectacular scenery, this luxurious and magnificently restored mas enjoys shared use of the owners outdoor pool. Roam the extensive forests and fields of this stunning property, with paths that lead straight into the mountains. Cottage Code: T66283.

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

Stokers Loft

West Mersea, nr. Colchester, Essex.

Sleeps 2. Ideally located for sailing enthusiasts, Stokers Loft is just 20 yards from the sea and offers fantastic views from its upstairs living area. It is also conveniently situated for two renowned fish restaurants, local shops and pubs. Cottage Code: BRY.

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

Longfellow’s Cottage

Cloghbolie, nr. Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal.

Sleeps 4. This traditional stone-built fisherman’s croft has been carefully renovated in order to retain many original features. Dating from the 1800s, it now provides comfortable and well-appointed holiday accommodation close to Creevy Pier. Cottage Code: W31870.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

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