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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Broughton Hall

Broughton, nr. Skipton, Yorkshire.

Sleeps 32. Steeped in history, the 17 bedroomed Broughton Hall is a stately home in every sense of the word. Set in 3,000 acres of estate grounds, the house includes a library containing 5,000 books, a full size billiard table, stunning chandeliers and even a piano. Cottage Code: UKC2803.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 16th Century
  • Piano

Dale House Farm Cottage

Monyash, nr. Bakewell, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 2. Offering excellent riding and walking from the door, this characterful barn conversion provides stabling facilities for guests who wish to bring their own horse on holiday. Dating from the 1640s, it boasts a wealth of period features including exposed beams. Cottage Code: W7764.

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

Forest Cottage

Northwold, Norfolk.

Sleeps 4. Set on the owners’ 60-acre natural, unspoilt woodland grounds, this delightful holiday retreat offers direct access into Thetford Forest, Britain’s largest lowland pine forest. Offering guests extensive walks and bicycle trails from the garden gate, there is also horse riding on site. Cottage Code: CCCO.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

The Island Riding Centre – Marengo

Newport, Isle of Wight.

Sleeps 5 – 10. Located on the beautiful Isle of Wight, the Island Riding Centre combines a unique equestrian experience and a self-catering holiday destination. Set around a beautifully landscaped courtyard, the accommodation complex comprises 7 holiday properties. The livery yard can house 18 horses. Cottage Code: UKC2491.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

Broomhill Farm Cottage

Pancrasweek, nr. Bude, Cornwall.

Sleeps 4. Set on an 80-acre working organic farm, this well-appointed holiday cottage has been sympathetically converted from a traditional farm barn. Just a short drive from the golden beaches of the north Cornish coast, guests are free to explore the farm and help with the livestock. Cottage Code: 29912.

  • Fishing
  • 19th Century
  • Piano

Northolme Hall

Wainfleet All Saints, nr. Skegness, Lincolnshire.

Sleeps 20. Together this imposing Georgian hall, along with a separate Elizabethan cottage can accommodate up to 20 guests. Set on the fringe of the medieval market town of Wainfleet All Saints, there is a private indoor swimming pool and many other leisure facilities to enjoy. Cottage Code: UKC2261.

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

Laythams Holiday Lets – Laythams Cottage

nr. Slaidburn, Ribble Valley, Lancashire.

Sleeps 5 – 8. Set amidst beautiful scenery in Lancashire’s best kept secret, the Trough of Bowland, these two well-appointed holiday properties have carefully converted from a 17th century longhouse. Just 1½ miles from the historic village of Slaidburn. Cottage Code: E2625.

  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Mere Croft

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. Cottage Code: UK1003.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Kirk House

Garve, nr, Dingwall, Ross-shire, Highlands.

Sleeps 6. This lovingly restored Victorian church is set amidst rolling hills and lush green countryside in Scotland’s stunning northern Highlands. The interior has been truly transformed into an ultra-modern contemporary living space. Cottage Code: UKC2446.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Principal Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage

Strathy Point, nr. Thurso, Highlands.

Sleeps 5. Overlooking the wild Atlantic, the now redundant Strathy Point Lighthouse occupies a dramatic location on Scotland’s stunning north coast. All on one level, the Principal Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage forms part of the main building and offers guests a truly unique holiday experience. Cottage Code: UK5621.

  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century