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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Meadow Cottage

Aughadown, nr. Skibbereen, Co. Cork.

Sleeps 8. Set along the picturesque West Cork coastline, this detached cottage offers distinctive holiday accommodation with its cathedral-style wooden ceiling and pretty spiral staircase. Enjoy the stunning views over Roaring Water Bay and Kilcoe Castle. Cottage Code: W31999.

  • Close to Sea
  • 20th Century

La Vigne

Orgeval, nr. Laon, Picardy, France.

Sleeps 2. Just a short drive from the fortified medieval city of Laon, this traditionally built holiday property stands detached in the quiet Picardy village of Orgeval. Beamed throughout with rustic stone walls, it is easily reached from Calais. Cottage Code: F02131.

  • 18th Century

Villa Cicogna

Torreglia, nr. Abano Terme, Veto.

Sleeps 8. Furnished in traditional style, this historic towered villa stands in quiet, tranquil countryside, yet close to the spa towns of Abano Terme and Montegrotto. Famous for their hot springs, the towns baths were known to the Romans. Cottage Code: IVC183.

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

Saint Ambroix

Saint Ambroix, nr. Ales, Languedoc-Roussillon, France.

Sleeps 3. Occupying a first floor wing, this well presented romantic hideaway includes a large balcony area, ideal for al fresco dining. Enjoy views over the surrounding vineyards and olive trees from the large, private, outdoor swimming pool. Cottage Code: W13243.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th 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

Thatched Cottage

Spiddal, nr. Galway, Co. Galway.

Sleeps 6. Boasting stunning views over Galway Bay, this pretty thatched cottage sits on the fringe of the seaside village of Spiddal. Just a stroll away from the Blue Flag Beach, a short drive leads to the historic harbour city of Galway. Cottage Code: W6571.

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

Ocean Wave

Caherdaniel, Co. Kerry.

Sleeps 8. From its elevated setting, this detached holiday property overlooks the beach at Derrynane. The golden sandy beach, rock pools, sandy and rocky coves are all within easy walking distance, with trips from the harbour to historic Skelligs Rock. Cottage Code: YVV.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Sibiril

Sibiril, nr. Roscoff, Brittany.

Sleeps 11. This pretty, traditional Bretton manor house is beamed throughout and features the original stone fireplace in the spacious lounge area. Set within the heart of the village, it lies just 4km from an unspoilt stretch of sandy coastline. Cottage Code: FBF542.

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

Le Jardinier

Héry, nr. Clamecy, Burgundy.

Sleeps 5. This former gardener’s cottage, now a listed building, makes an excellent holiday base for exploring the Morvan Regional Park. Surrounded by fields and woodland, it is very comfortable and well equipped, with traditional materials. Cottage Code: T58240.

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

Villa Trasimeno

Magione, nr. Perugia, Umbria.

Sleeps 8. Set close to the shores of Lake Trasimeno, this elegant and bright holiday villa is just a short walk away from the beach. The beautiful swimming pool is set in the well-tended garden and enjoys stunning views of the islands of the lake. Cottage Code: IUT474.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • 19th Century