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.

Popular Areas:

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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Mar House

Inverey, Braemar, Aberdeenshire.

Sleeps 8. Located in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, this superior stone-built cottage enjoys a secluded, wooded setting overlooking the River Dee valley. Fishing, stalking and shooting can all be arranged amidst the beautiful Highland scenery. Cottage Code: UWR.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

The Court

Wern-y-Wylan, nr. Beaumaris, Anglesey.

Sleeps 10. Located in an AONB just ½ mile from a golden sandy beach, The Court is surrounded by forest and countryside. A stunning example of Arts and Crafts architecture, guest accommodation is set within a wing of this striking property. Cottage Code: W8817.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Woodside Cottage

Mansell Gamage, Herefordshire.

Sleeps 6. Set on a family estate, this secluded period property has been carefully restored to retain many original features. The estate boasts a park designed by Sir Humphrey Repton, with fishing to be enjoyed on the River Wye. Cottage Code: RBBR.

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

Chetnole Mill

Chetnole, Sherborne, Dorset.

Sleeps 5. With much of its original machinery still available to view, this former water powered corn and snuff mill has been lovingly converted to provide well-appointed holiday accommodation. Just a short stroll from the village green and award winning pub. Cottage Code: DGU.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

The Old House, Potash Farm

Mellis, nr. Eye, Suffolk.

Sleeps 7. With a history dating back more than 300 years, this picturesque thatched cottage boasts a wealth of exposed beams, timber floors and fireplaces. Set on a working arable farm, The Old House has been lovingly renovated to provide all modern conveniences. Cottage Code: 80066.

  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Scale Force (Luxury)

Seatoller, Borrowdale Valley, Cumbria.

Sleeps 6. Renovated to 5* standards, Scale Force offers luxurious holiday accommodation in the heart of the Borrowdale Valley. Finished with top quality furnishings and appliances, guest can relax in front of the beautiful open fire after a day’s exploring. Cottage Code: CC117121.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Blacksmiths Cottages – Forge Cottage

Stiffkey, nr. Blakeney, Norfolk.

Sleeps 4 – 6. Just a short stroll away from the saltmarshes, beaches and creeks of Norfolk’s north coast, these two delightful beamed holiday cottages stand in the pretty conservation village of Stiffkey. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: 5309.

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

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