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 Source

Thônes, Haute-Savoie, France.

Sleeps 6. Enjoying beautiful views of the imposing heights of Aravis Mountains, this traditional chalet stands in the unspoilt valley of Manigod. Outside there is a flowery garden with a grassy area and a large covered terrace ideal for al fresco dining. Cottage Code: F74129.

  • Open Fire
  • 20th Century

Lakeside Lodge

nr. Bantry, Co. Cork.

Sleeps 4. With views of Bantry Bay, this comfortable property stands detached within the owner’s grounds. Well placed for touring, it lies on the road to Glengarriff, just 2 miles from the historic town of Bantry. Cottage Code: YUQ.

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

Byron

Riva del Garda, Lake Garda, Veneto.

Sleeps 6. Once associated with the literary translator and art critic Andrea Maffei, this well presented holiday apartment is located within an imposing historic house. The terraced gardens enjoy views over the surrounding vineyards to Lake Garda. Cottage Code: IVG401.

  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • 17th Century

Villa Giarre

Giarre, nr. Taormina, Sicily.

Sleeps 5. Close to the World Heritage Site of Mount Etna in eastern Sicily, this elegant holiday villa is decorated and furnished in traditional Italian-Mediterranean style. Set in an elevated location, relax and enjoy stunning sea views from the balcony. Cottage Code: ISS268.

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

Villa Lavinia

Vitorchiano, nr. Viterbo, Lazio.

Sleeps 8. This magnificent country retreat sits on a small hill high in Roman Tusia and enjoys stunning views as far as Montefiascone. The large lawned grounds are planted with old oak trees and feature a wonderful outdoor swimming pool. Cottage Code: IRU496.

  • Swimming pool
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

The Stone Cottage

Kenmare, Co. Kerry.

Sleeps 6. Featuring charming cottage-style furniture, this traditional Kerry cottage is within easy walking distance of the delightful town of Kenmare. Set on the Ring of Kerry, there are two golf courses nearby and a pub 10-minute walk away. Cottage Code: ZB7.

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

Beaucaire

Beaucaire, nr. Nimes, Languedoc-Roussillon, France.

Sleeps 5. In the very heart of Beaucaire, this delightfully renovated terraced holiday home boasts a roof top terrace for al fresco dining. Just a short stroll from several fine restaurants, the river harbour and the Medieval old town. Cottage Code: FLG138.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Le Noyer

Nolay-Beaune, nr. Beaune, Burgundy.

Sleeps 4. Offering lovely views over the rolling countryside, this detached property enjoys its own lawned garden and private solar-heated swimming pool. Simply furnished with a modern kitchen area, nearby is the attractive town of Nolay. Cottage Code: F71125.

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

Les Coureilles

St Martin-des-Combes, nr. Bergerac, Dordogne and Lot.

Sleeps 13. Located in the heart of Huguenot country, this traditional stone farmhouse complete with pigeonnier, or dovecote, stands in several acres of protected woodland and pasture. The two south-facing terraces overlook the large private swimming pool. Cottage Code: FDO48.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Boutique
  • 16th Century

La Brosse

Neuillé, nr. Saumur, Loire Valley.

Sleeps 6. Set in the very heart of the Loire Valley, these two 14th century stone built holiday properties stand in the grounds of the picturesque Château Salvert. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: F49145.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared pool
  • 14th Century