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Self-catering & Cottage Holidays

Over 7,000 personally inspected holiday cottages. In fact, we think we've got the finest selection in some of the UK and Ireland's most beautiful places.

Holidaycottages.co.uk offers over 3,000 individually inspected self catering properties across the UK

Coast & Country Cottages offers over 425 properties exclusively in and around Salcombe, Dartmouth and throughout the beautiful South Hams coast and countryside in South Devon.

Luxury idyllic holiday cottages and lighthouse cottages in some of the most beautiful areas of Britain and Ireland

The finest Norfolk holiday cottages ∓ self-catering accommodation on the coast.

Helpful Holidays

We are a family-run business with over 26 years' experience. Let us help you choose from over 600 inspected holiday homes in the wonderful South West. From luxurious country houses to traditional chocolate box cottages and seaside apartments sleeping 2 to 70, we'll help find the perfect one for you.

Blue Chip Holidays

Blue Chip Holidays offers you over 820 self catering luxury holiday accommodation properties in beautiful areas of Devon, Cornwall, Dorset, Somerset and the Isle of Wight. These stunning properties allow you to take your holiday in some of the best 4 and 5 star accommodation that the south west has to offer. Blue Chip Holidays have been providing you with some of the best choices for rural breaks, beach locations, pet friendly, and family accommodation that the UK has to offer for over ten years. So if you are looking for an Isle of Wight self catering holiday or a beautiful secluded retreat in North Devon, visit us today to see our discounts and availability.

Mall House self-catering apartment

Mall House sleeping up to 6 is centrally located in Montrose. 5 minutes from the railway station, off street parking. Comfortably furnished with washing machine and dryer. Close to Angus glens and coastal trails. open all year, further details on mallhouse.co.uk


Ferndale Self Catering Accommodation for groups of 2 to 24 people is Situated in the heart of the Coed-y-Brenin Forest on the banks of the River Mawddach in the Snowdonia National Park. A host of forestry trails & walking routes passing magnificent waterfalls & gold mine sites suitable for all ages & abilities right on the doorstep. A short distance away is the Rhinog Mountain range with Cader Idris & the historic Roman steps with easy mountain walks & hill climbing suitable for the novice as well as challenging routes for the more adventurous. The spectacular Precipice Walk & Coastal & Estuary walks are nearby. The Carnedd & Glyder Mountain ranges & Mount Snowdon are an hours drive away. Unique photographic opportunities abound.

Independent Cottages

Self-catering holiday cottages in the UK (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland). The selection of holiday accommodation is incredibly diverse, ranging from oasthouses, to fisherman's cottages and farmhouses to townhouses. A vast range of holiday accommodation is available and is just waiting to be discovered and enjoyed.

Hottub Hideaways

Hot Tub Hideaways is a new online resource designed for UK customers looking for lodges and log cabins with hot tubs. Find the best sneaky hideaways the beautiful UK has to offer.

Cormorant Cottage

A Top Quality Three Bedroom Property With Panoramic Views to the Sea. Relaxing Location with a three quarter Mile walk through fields to the Sea, Berwickshire Coastal Path and Coldingham Priory. Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms)

Rye Lodge Hotel

Within the town walls of ancient Rye, discover an oasis of calm. Amongst the best loved hotels in Rye, Rye Lodge is independently owned and run by the de Courcy family. Recognised for outstanding personal service and attention to our guests' needs, Rye Lodge Hotel is the only hotel for miles around with the coveted VisitBritain GOLD AWARD for excellence.

Dorset Cottage Holidays

Visit our website to view over 50 holiday homes and cottages in beautiful locations throughout Dorset. Our portfolio ranges from cosy cottages for two to luxurious, five star, spacious family homes. Our cottages have been handpicked for their unique locations, half are pet friendly and many feature WiFi. Dorset is the perfect choice for your UK holiday with the best sunshine record, exceptional and varied countryside and of course the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. Click here for more information.


Holidayparkhol has over 1500 self catering holiday accommodations across the UK including lodges, log cabins, holiday parks and cottages. Features include hot tubs, swimming pools and pet friendly holidays. Look out for the best deals and offers all year with early bookings and last minute getaways.

Lakeland Cottage Holidays

Lakeland Cottage Holidays provides quality self-catering, holiday accommodation for visitors to Cumbria and the Northern Lake District, ranging from quietly situated cottages, through converted barns, apartments and town houses, to larger houses set within their own grounds. Our properties are located throughout the northern Lake District from Ullswater in the east, through to the market town of Keswick, the Borrowdale and Newlands valley, extending as far north as Bassenthwaite and as far west as Cockermouth. Many cottages take pets, with some having their own indoor heated swimming pool, and many others include complimentary leisure tickets. Many properties offer Short Breaks.

Hawkchurch Resort & Spa

Take in the stunning Devon countryside at Hawkchurch Resort & Spa. Class leading facilities include a hydrotherapy pool which is designed to ease muscle tension and aide relaxation. There is also the tranquil Ezina Spa where holiday home owners and holiday makers can take advantage of a Hammam style steam room as well as tailored therapies specific to your requirements. This is a resort which is designed for peace and relaxation as shown by the stunning on-site facilities. Hawkchurch Resort & Spa is also located in the middle of the countryside, making it a great place to escape from everything.

The Victorian Barn

4 star quality self catering Houses, Apartments, Cottages and Lodge completely self-contained and each can sleep from 2-10 guests. Several of the properties can link together to accommodate larger groups The Victorian Barn and Dairy House Farm are situated in the beautiful Blackmore Vale within an area of outstanding natural beauty and nestling under Bulbarrow Hill. For the enjoyment of all our guests we have on site a superb Indoor heated Swimming Pool, Gym, Sauna, Outside Hot Tub, Adventure play area, Games room and 3 coarse fishing lakes spanning 4 acres which are just a short walk from the accommodation.


At logcabinholidays.com we provide a great variety of log cabins and lodges available to rent. Our properties offer great holidays for family holidays, short breaks or weekends away. Additionally our log cabins are perfect for romantic weekends, a large family get together or for a group of friends. Cabins are located throughout the UK and often we are able to provide great deals for our visitors as a lot of lodges and cabins are listed directly by the owners, which allows them to offer better rates.

North Wales Holiday Cottages & Farmhouses

Established in 1966, North Wales Holiday Cottages & Farmhouses specialise in offering self catering holiday accommodation throughout Snowdonia, the Conwy Valley, the Vale of Clwyd, Anglesey and the Llyn peninsula. We are a fully accredited agency with Visit Wales and all properties are independently inspected and star graded for quality, facilities and cleanliness. Explore the fantastic countryside and coast line of North Wales from the door of your individually selected cottage, farmhouse or apartment. We have something for everyone, from the intimate weekend escape to the family gathering or even groups of properties for larger gatherings & sponsored walks. What is more pets stay for free, so everyone gets to enjoy the holiday together.

Talacre Beach Holiday Home Park

Talacre Beach Holiday Home Park is a 5 star family friendly resort located at a traditional British seaside destination. The facilities on park really set it apart from the rest, with a tropically heated indoor swimming pool, gymnasium, sauna and much more. There is also an exciting Go Active programme available running by qualified trainers which includes activities such as body zorbing and archery. Holiday breaks & holiday home ownership options are available here at this resort which is located just a stones throw away from the golden sands of Talacre Beach and a plethora of scenic coastal walking routes.

Island Cottage Holidays

More than 100 rural and coastal cottages on The Isle of Wight and Isle of Purbeck. Self catering accommodation located in beautiful walking areas and with access to the coastal path. Large and adjoining cottages available for walking groups. Visit Isle of Wight Cottages here or our Purbeck Cottages here.

My Favourite Holiday Cottages

UK Self-catering holiday accommodation for walking and other outdoor activity holidays from cosy beach apartments in Cornwall to remote Highland Lodges in Scotland. Book with the owner - no booking fees! Whether you want to walk around Windemere, ramble around Richmond, cycle the Camel Trail in Cornwall, surf at Saunton, stalk in Scotland, paint in Perranporth, fish from Fishguard, sail from Stornoway or trek The Torridons, you'll find a beautiful holiday cottage to come home to after a day in the great outdoors on My Favourite Holiday Cottages.

Windermere Marina Village

Luxury holiday cottages and apartments nestled around our beautiful marina in the heart of the Lake District. Windermere Marina Village offers 4 star self catering accommodation in a secluded yet central location. The private marina is only a 10 minutes lakeside walk from the town of Bowness-on-Windermere, the Lake Districts number one destination. Our self catering accommodation sleep between 2 to 8 people and are available for 3, 4 or 7 night breaks. A few of our cottages can accommodate up to two dogs so man's best friend can enjoy the family holiday too!

Kent and Sussex Holiday Cottages

Kent and Sussex Holiday Cottages have a lovely range of luxurious self-catering holiday homes throughout Kent & Sussex. Each cottage is VisitEngland assessed and they have over 250 beautiful properties to choose from. They have over 20 years' experience within the holiday cottage trade and a great team who have an abundance of knowledge about the local area.

Beachside Holiday Park

Beachside Holiday Park overlooks Westward Ho beach and the South West Coastal Path. All static caravans have sea views and this is a perfect location for exploring the North Devon section of the coastal path and the Tarka Trail from Bideford to Braunton. Great offers for out of season holidays for couples that enjoy the local walks.

Ingrid Flute's Yorkshire Holiday Cottages

Ingrid Flute's Yorkshire Holiday Cottages has been offering self-catering accommodation across Yorkshire for over 40 years. Their dedicated team pride themselves on their extensive local knowledge and are always happy to help find you your perfect holiday home. With over 400 beautiful cottages to choose from you are bound to find a suitable destination.

Deluxe Holiday Homes

Deluxe Holiday Homes specialise in holiday homes in the Dorset area. We have a range of properties from cottages with hot tubs to larger houses which can cater for groups of 4 guests up to 24 guests. Our holiday homes have fully equipped kitchens, barbeques and are pet friendly at no extra charge. Free WIFI, Sky TV & bed linen / towels are provided. Close to the New Forest, The World Heritage Jurassic coast & the Purbecks - ideal locations for all types of walkers. Week-ends & short breaks are available. We look forward to your enquiries.

Red Rose Holiday Cottages

Red Rose Holiday Cottages have been established for over 30 years and have a great selection of self-catering holiday cottages across Lancashire, Cumbria and The Lake District. With the Yorkshire Dales National Park and Lake District nearby, there's plenty of walking trails, cycling routes and picturesque towns to explore. There are over 50 properties from which to choose, so you'll be spoilt for choice.

Kirkmichael Apartments

Comfortable self catering apartments close to the beautiful Cateran Trail - a walk which follows an old drover road through stunning Perthshire countryside. The four apartments can be booked by a group of approx. 20 [subject to availability]

Holiday Cottage Getaways

Holiday Cottage Getaways showcase hundreds of gorgeous self catering holiday cottages to rent across the UK and Ireland. We feature some excellent last minute weekend cottage breaks which are updated weekly and if you enjoy walking, there are cottages to rent in rural and coastal areas, many close to cosy pubs. Pet friendly cottages are clearly indicated Treat yourself to a cottage break this weekend. Click for more information

Norflok Country Cottages

Norfolk Country Cottages offer a great selection of self-catering properties around the great county of Norfolk. They have over 20 years' experience within the holiday letting industry and a great locally based team with a host knowledge about the area. With over 400 properties in the county you are bound to find the perfect cottage to suit you.

Marsdens Devon Cottages

Marsdens Devon Cottages is a self-catering holiday letting agency and we have been experts in the South-West of England for 40 years. We have a host of holiday homes perfect for all types of visitors, ranging from large families to couples looking for a romantic getaway. In addition to this we pride ourselves on being a locally based company that consistently deliver high quality properties; we have over 300 VisitEngland graded properties in our portfolio.

Suffolk Secrets

Suffolk Secrets have over 15 years' experience within the holiday cottage trade with a great portfolio of VisitEngland properties in the Suffolk area. They are a family owned business that pride themselves on offering lovely cottages to suit a variety of needs, whether that is a romantic retreat for two or an activity packed holiday for the family.

Ollerbrook Cottages

Peak District - 3 privately owned luxury cottages set in the heart of the spectacular Vale of Edale in the Peak District National Park. Set right at the base of Kinder Scout, Ollerbrook is 1/2 mile from the beginning of the Pennine Way, and enjoys stunning panoramic views with the peace and quiet of the countryside. Walks from the door. Idyllic setting. ETC - 4 Star grading.

Wales Cottage Holidays

Wales Cottage Holidays is a self-catering cottage holiday agency located in Newtown. They have over 400 cottages across Wales including Snowdonia, Pembrokeshire and the Brecon Beacons, and have been providing quality accommodation for over 35 years. Ranging from luxury cottages with hot tubs and swimming pools to pet-friendly cottages and those with sea views, there's something to suit all tastes.

Twitchill Farm Cottages

PEAK DISTRICT - Four tastefully converted stone built cottages - Located on the slopes of Win Hill close to Hope village - Convenient for the whole of the Peak District - including Dark and White Peaks.


Countrycottagesonline.net features a great collection of holiday cottages in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. For your next self-catering holiday choose from log cabins to country houses, romantic cottages and family cottages, pick the best cottage for you from sleeps 2 holiday houses to large group accommodation.

Remarkable Holidays

Enjoy the freedom of self-catering and the independence of booking your holiday directly with the property owner. Search self-catering holiday homes from all over the world. Browse our range of holiday accommodation from villas to apartments, castles to log cabins, cottages to farmhouses and many more.


Snaptrip is the UK's biggest last minute holiday rental provider. Offering discounts of up to 50% for late booking on 25,000 of the country's finest cottages, lodges and apartments. Books yours today!

Lake District Cottages

Lakelovers have a wide portfolio of Lake District Holiday Cottages, from traditional farmhouses complete with wooden beams to brand new builds offering panoramic views of Windermere Lake. Specialising in all types Lake District Holiday, whether you are a couple looking for a romantic retreat, or a family looking for a pet friendly property - our local, helpful staff will do all they can to meet your needs.

The Good Life Cottage Co.

The Good Life Cottage Co, is an independent, family run business in the heart of the Lake District and is one of the twenty, truly local brands bought together by The Original Cottage Company. Nestled deep in the Lake District, all our cottages have an abundance of stunning scenery, perfect for walkers, families and stays with a pet. Whether you're looking for a romantic break, a cosy retreat with a log fire, lake views or a luxury pet friendly cottage, we have a place that's just right for you. Our self-catering cottages are generously spread between Elterwater, Chapel Stile, Langdale, Grasmere, Ambleside, Skelwith Fold, Broughton, Outgate in Hawkshead, Broughton Mills and Ulpha all of which make for unique and perfect locations. Whatever it is you're looking for, an HQ base camp for long days walking, rolling hills to walk up and down, streams to dip your toes in, bustling market towns or anything in between - we have it!

Cottage Holidays

Cottage Holidays brings together cottages from our family of sixteen local brands based in some of the most beautiful locations in the UK. Each brand is built on the same values of excellent customer service and expert local knowledge. With over 3000 cottages on offer, you can be sure to find the perfect break. Whether it's a long weekend exploring the Lake District or a family holiday on the Cornish Coast there is sure to be a cottage for you.


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