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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Crismaxa

Biscarrosse, Landes, Aquitaine, France.

Sleeps 4. Just a short drive from the dramatic Atlantic coastline of southwestern France, this delightful holiday villa enjoys its very own swimming pool. The nearest shops, bars and restaurants of Biscarrosse are just half a kilometer away. Cottage Code: F40131.

  • Swimming pool
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

Strand Lodge

Ballyliffin, nr. Culdaff, Co. Donegal.

Sleeps 8. Standing in an exclusive development in the picturesque seaside village of Ballyliffin, this comfortable town house is decorated with style and panache. A golfer’s delight, the area is also renowned for its scenic splendor. Cottage Code: W31200.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Le Grangeon du Trignolet

Vaison-la-Romaine, Vaucluse, Provence, France.

Sleeps 2. This converted, stone built apartment lies within walking distance of the village of Villedieu and shares the owners very pretty gardens and swimming pool. A terrace overlooking the garden offers the perfect place to dine and relax. Cottage Code: F84167.

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

Belair

Bannalec, Brittany, France.

Sleeps 6 – 8. This group of three tastefully decorated stone-built terraced holiday properties are set amidst glorious countryside. The park is equipped with a swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: F29115.

  • Hot Tub
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Messé

Messé, nr. Poitiers, Charentes.

Sleeps 4. Set within a large enclosed garden, complete with fruit orchard and private swimming pool, this traditional stone built holiday cottage blends comfort with style. Beamed throughout, it is just a short drive from the town of Couhé. Cottage Code: W13604.

  • Swimming pool
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Les Hibiscus

Biot, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

Sleeps 4. This Provençal house is located just 1.5km from the the picturesque village of Biot, with its cafes and restaurants. The comfortable and modern furnished living area opens onto a large terrace, with steps down to the large private swimming pool. Cottage Code: F06214.

  • Swimming pool
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

La Bégude-De-Mazenc

La Bégude-De-Mazenc, nr. Montélimar, Provence.

Sleeps 12. Dating from the 1700s, this elegant stone-built farmhouse retains many original features on the inside. Outside there is a pretty private swimming pool in which to relax, with boules and a volleyball court available for the more active guests. Cottage Code: FPD078.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • 18th Century

Martinpescatore

Bagheria, nr. Palermo, Sicily.

Sleeps 2. Enjoy the stunning views of the sea and the Mongerbino Cape from the balcony of this small and sunny holiday home. Built in to the hillside, it is situated just 15 km from Palermo, in one of the most picturesque places on the Gulf of Palermo. Cottage Code: ISS507.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Château de Birac

Birac-sur-Trec, nr. Bergerac, Dordogne and Lot.

Sleeps 16. No expense has been spared in renovating this stunning 13th century château. Inside, the spacious beamed rooms feature light stone walls, gothic fireplaces and stained glass windows. Amongst the formal gardens there is a shady terrace and pool. Cottage Code: F47182.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • 13th Century

Ithon Barn – Sophie’s Barn

Cwmbrith Isaf, Powys, Wales.

Sleeps 2 – 4. Dating from around 1675, this stone built granary and barn have been sympathetically converted into two attractive, semi-detached cottages with woodburners. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: 15332.

  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 17th Century