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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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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Bwthyn

New Quay, Ceredigion, Wales.

Sleeps 6. Converted from an 18th century barn, this detached cottage retains many features, with its living room on the first floor. Set in quiet countryside, the property features a 9 hole putting green and a private lake for trout fishing. Cottage Code: 5178.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 18th Century

The Mill House

Calbourne, Newport, Isle of Wight.

Sleeps 6. Set in 10 acres of rolling landscaped gardens, this attractive stone holiday cottage is located within Calbourne Water Mill, one of the island’s most popular family attractions. Step back in time and observe the traditional flour making process. Cottage Code: PBBK.

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

L’Escale

Kervenic, Brittany, France.

Sleeps 5. This detached stone cottage provides comfortably furnished, modern accommodation, while outside the swimming pool and sunny courtyard make the ideal place to relax. Explore the nearby coast with superb sandy beaches east of Lorient. Cottage Code: F56143.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Les Issambres

nr. Ste-Maxime, Cote-d'Azur, France.

Sleeps 8. Peacefully located in a pretty hillside setting, this stylish holiday villa is just 800m from shops, restaurant and a sandy beach. Enjoy views from the patio over the well maintained gardens to the swimming pool and on to the sea beyond. Cottage Code: FCV095.

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

Murier

F37131, Assay, Loire, France.

Sleeps 4 – 6. Set in the Loire valley, within the grounds of an ancient winery, this pair of charming cottages offers comfortable rustic interiors and an attractive shared swimming pool. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: F37131.

  • Shared pool
  • 18th Century

Mont St. Pierre

La Réole, nr. Marmande, Gironde, France.

Sleeps 11. Just a short drive from the charming historic town of La Réole, this distinguished mansion house dates from the 1700s. Retaining many original features on the inside, the large lawned gardens boast a private outdoor swimming pool. Cottage Code: F33201.

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

La Gasnerie

Angers, Loire, France.

Sleeps 5. This pretty cottage stands in a large colourful garden with its own private swimming pool, surrounded by quiet countryside. Carefully restored, keeping its old well in front and some interesting interior features, including a spiral staircase. Cottage Code: F49112.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • 18th Century
  • Piano

Brissac-Quincé

near Angers, Loire, France.

Sleeps 4. Set in the heart of the beautiful Loire Valley and enjoying excellent views, this semi-detached former barn has been tastefully converted into a spacious holiday home full of French character. Angers 12 km away, offers many tourist attractions. Cottage Code: W9918.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

St Paul

St Michel de Chavaignes, Sarthe, Loire Valley.

Sleeps 17. Set in landscaped grounds that include a stunning lake, clay tennis court and a large fenced swimming pool, this elegant château offers delightful views of the rolling Sarthe countryside. Home cooked meals and laundry services are available. Cottage Code: F72109.

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

Villa St. Paul-de-Vence

Saint-Paul-de-Vence, nr. Vence, Cote-d'Azur, France.

Sleeps 8. Set in one of the oldest medieval towns on the French Riviera, Villa St. Paul-de-Vence enjoys stunning views over the surrounding wooded countryside to the Mediterranean sea. Featuring its own library and large outdoor swimming pool. Cottage Code: FCA408.

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