Self-catering holiday cottages in England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and France. Including weekend and short breaks. (Villas in Europe too ...)

Short breaks, weekend breaks and self-catering holiday cottages

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We have grouped the cottages together depending on the size of the property, as well as alphabetically by holiday cottage name. So, for holiday cottages in the UK, if you have up to 5 people in your party, choose cottages which sleep up to 5, if you have up to 8 people in your party, cottages which sleep up to 8, and for a holiday party of up to 16 people, choose cottages which sleep up to 16.

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Philips Cottage - Ref: UK1185 (Sleeps 6) : Keswick
Philips Cottage The Cottage Forest View Moss Cottage The Beach Hive Oxnead Hall - Garden Cottage Temple House Vale View The Cowshed Suncroft Cheviot View Carmel Rosemary Cottage Thain House Naro Moro Lodge Jubilee Cottage Lilliput House The Bothy Sierra Safari Tent Medley's Court Dillington Dairy Broadwell The Buttery The Cotswold Barn Juniper Safari Tent Dashwood Terrace Willow Cottage The Old Sweet Shop Hendrick Barn 1 The Chambers Bicknor Park Cottage Rowan Cottage The Brambles The Littleton Pump House Belle View Roman Orchard Battersea A Hay-on-the-Farm Safari Tents
Philips Cottage - Ref: UK1185 (Sleeps 6) : Keswick

Philips Cottage in Keswick, Cumbria sleeps 6 people. Philip’s Cottage in Keswick is situated in the heart of the Lake District National Park; this delightful terraced property is ideally more about Philips Cottage
The Cottage - Ref: UK2352 (Sleeps 3) : "Linton, near Grassington"

The Cottage in Linton, near Grassington, Yorkshire sleeps 3 people. The Cottage near Grassington is a cosy cottage which is tucked away in the quiet hamlet of Linton, within the beautiful Yorkshire more about The Cottage
Forest View - Ref: UK5593 (Sleeps 4) : "Strathyre, near Callendar"

Forest View in Strathyre, near Callendar, Stirlingshire sleeps 4 people. Forest View near Callendar is just outside the pretty little village of Strathyre in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National more about Forest View
Moss Cottage - Ref: UK6447 (Sleeps 6) : "Burry Port, near Llanelli, Carmarthenshire"

Moss Cottage in Burry Port, near Llanelli, Carmarthenshire sleeps 6 people. Moss Cottage near Llanelli is situated in the heart of the coastal town of Burry Port, on the doorstep of the Millennium more about Moss Cottage
The Beach Hive - Ref: UKC2521 (Sleeps 6) : "Pevensey Bay, near Eastbourne"

The Beach Hive in Pevensey Bay, near Eastbourne, Sussex sleeps 6 people. The Beach Hive near Eastbourne is located with direct access onto the beach at Pevensey Bay. Nestled in an elevated position more about The Beach Hive
Oxnead Hall - Garden Cottage - Ref: UKC2523 (Sleeps 10) : "Oxnead, near Aylsham"

Garden Cottage at Oxnead Hall in Oxnead, near Aylsham, Norfolk sleeps 10 people. Oxnead Hall near Aylsham is perfect for a holiday with a touch of class, and ideal for celebrations or a special break; more about Oxnead Hall - Garden Cottage
Temple House - Ref: UK2353 (Sleeps 8) : "West Burton, near Leyburn"

Temple House in West Burton, near Leyburn, Yorkshire sleeps 8 people. Temple House near Leyburn is set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park; this family home enjoys a commanding position more about Temple House
Vale View - Ref: UK2354 (Sleeps 4) : Richmond

Vale View in Richmond, Yorkshire sleeps 4 people. Vale View in Richmond is ideally placed just a short walk from the bustling centre of this popular Swaledale market town; Vale View is a home from more about Vale View
The Cowshed - Ref: UK2355 (Sleeps 4) : "Lofthouse, near Pateley Bridge"

The Cowshed in Lofthouse, near Pateley Bridge, Yorkshire sleeps 4 people. The Cowshed near Pateley Bridge is part of Holme Farm; the farmhouse and cowshed both being built in 1653, the oldest more about The Cowshed
Suncroft - Ref: UK3183 (Sleeps 7) : "Warkworth, near Amble"

Suncroft in Warkworth, near Amble, Northumberland sleeps 7 people. Suncroft near Amble is a perfect holiday home for families or friends, only 600 yards from the picture postcard village of more about Suncroft
Cheviot View - Ref: UK3184 (Sleeps 4) : "Ridsdale, near Bellingham"

Cheviot View in Ridsdale, near Bellingham, Northumberland sleeps 4 people. Cheviot View near Bellingham is situated on the edge of the Northumberland National Park, ideally located for exploring the more about Cheviot View
Carmel - Ref: UK3185 (Sleeps 4) : "Beadnell, near Seahouses"

Carmel in Beadnell, near Seahouses, Northumberland sleeps 4 people. Carmel near Seahouses is a delightful, thoughtfully furnished, spacious detached bungalow, which is found nestled behind the sand more about Carmel
Rosemary Cottage - Ref: UK5590 (Sleeps 3) : "Balintore, near Tain, Highlands"

Rosemary Cottage in Balintore, near Tain, Highlands sleeps 3 people. Rosemary Cottage near Tain is situated in a quiet backwater just a few steps from the superb sandy beach of Balintore in heart of more about Rosemary Cottage
Thain House - Ref: UK5591 (Sleeps 4) : Banff

Thain House in Banff, Aberdeenshire sleeps 4 people. Thain House in Banff is a well-furnished terraced property which is situated down a quiet street in the popular coastal town of Banff, just a more about Thain House
Naro Moro Lodge - Ref: UK5594 (Sleeps 4) : "Balintore, near Tain, Highlands"

Naro Moro Lodge in Balintore, near Tain, Highlands sleeps 4 people. Naro Moro Lodge near Tain is a detached cottage tucked away at the end of a small no-through lane, which leads directly onto a more about Naro Moro Lodge
Jubilee Cottage - Ref: UKC2508 (Sleeps 4) : "Clifton, near Ashbourne"

Jubilee Cottage in Clifton, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire sleeps 4 people. Jubilee Cottage near Ashbourne is a terraced cottage which has been beautifully renovated, while retaining many of its original more about Jubilee Cottage
Lilliput House - Ref: UKC2530 (Sleeps 3) : Bridport

Lilliput House in Bridport, Dorset sleeps 3 people. Lilliput House in Bridport is a second floor holiday apartment, next to the owner’s home, which makes a great retreat; set in the very heart more about Lilliput House
The Bothy - Ref: 488735 (Sleeps 4) : Hay-on-Wye

The Bothy in Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire sleeps 4 people. The Bothy in Hay-on-Wye is on a little country lane which winds gently down the hill, descending deep into the beautiful and serene little more about The Bothy
Sierra Safari Tent - Ref: 489094 (Sleeps 4) : Hay on Wye

Sierra Safari Tent in Hay on Wye, Herefordshire sleeps 4 people. Sierra Safari Tent in Hay on Wye is a quirky and fun canvas tent which hides secret luxuries, from a cast iron double bed, cosy snug more about Sierra Safari Tent
Medley's Court - Ref: 512589 (Sleeps 7) : High Hurstwood

Medley's Court in High Hurstwood, Sussex sleeps 6 + 1 people. Medley's Court in High Hurstwood can be found as you drive along the country lanes and up the long private drive flanked by pines and more about Medley's Court
Dillington Dairy - Ref: 492761 (Sleeps 8) : Ilminster

Dillington Dairy in Ilminster, Somerset sleeps 8 people. Dillington Dairy in Ilminster is a secluded, substantial stone cottage set within the grounds of Dillington House - part of the Family's more about Dillington Dairy
Broadwell - Ref: 510097 (Sleeps 6) : Nr Burford

Broadwell near Burford, Oxfordshire sleeps 6 people. Broadwell near Burford has a large peaceful drawing room, the beckoning of the chesterfield, armchairs and ottoman in front of the open fireplace more about Broadwell
The Buttery - Ref: 490022 (Sleeps 2) : Guestling

The Buttery in Guestling, Sussex sleeps 2 people. The Buttery in Guestling is the wonderful result of a sensitive renovation of an old dairy building. With a few Dexter cattle grazing in the fields more about The Buttery
The Cotswold Barn - Ref: 491352 (Sleeps 4) : Upper Slaughter

The Cotswold Barn in Upper Slaughter, Gloucestershire sleeps 2+2 people. The Cotswold Barn's position within the village is the best place to be. The River Eye is right outside your door for a more about The Cotswold Barn
Juniper Safari Tent - Ref: 489093 (Sleeps 4) : Hay-on-Wye

Juniper Safari Tent in Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire sleeps 4 people. Juniper Safari Tent in Hay-on-Wye is a canvas tent which hides comfort and luxury within. With sofas, a log burner, cast iron beds more about Juniper Safari Tent
Dashwood Terrace - Ref: 519519 (Sleeps 5) : Winchester

Dashwood Terrace in Winchester, Hampshire sleeps 5 people. Dashwood terrace is a recently upgraded quintessential terraced house, just a few minutes' walk from the city and close to St Giles Hill more about Dashwood Terrace
Willow Cottage - Ref: 490527 (Sleeps 2) : Sandhurst

Willow Cottage in Sandhurst, Kent sleeps 2 people. Willow Cottage in Sandhurst is a 1700s Kentish cottage which is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. With its open-plan sitting room, more about Willow Cottage
The Old Sweet Shop - Ref: 492254 (Sleeps 6) : Whitstable

The Old Sweet Shop in Whitstable, Kent sleeps 6 people. The Old Sweet Shop in Whitstable is a charmingly restored original fisherman's cottage in a fabulous location minutes from the thriving town more about The Old Sweet Shop
Hendrick Barn - Ref: 490660 (Sleeps 10) : Bampton

Hendrick Barn in Bampton, Oxfordshire sleeps 10 people. Hendrick Barn in Bampton has one of England's most admired locations. Set on the edge of a nature reserve in the middle of the Oxfordshire more about Hendrick Barn
1 The Chambers - Ref: 488580 (Sleeps 4) : Chichester

1 The Chambers in Chichester, Sussex sleeps 4 people. 1 The Chambers in Chichester is a modern two bedroom ground floor apartment located in the heart of Chichester and a stone throw away from the more about 1 The Chambers
Bicknor Park Cottage - Ref: 490255 (Sleeps 4) : nr Hollingbourne

Bicknor Park Cottage near Hollingbourne, Kent sleeps 3 + 1 people. Bicknor Park Cottage near Hollingbourne can be found down a quiet country lane, where you turn into a long private driveway more about Bicknor Park Cottage
Rowan Cottage - Ref: 489517 (Sleeps 4) : Ash

Rowan Cottage in Ash, Kent sleeps 4 people. Rowan Cottage in Ash is ideal for relaxing and enjoying a good night's sleep in the countryside after a day out exploring various parts of Kent. An more about Rowan Cottage
The Brambles - Ref: 487611 (Sleeps 8) : near Shrewsbury

The Brambles near Shrewsbury, Shropshire sleeps 8 people. The Brambles near Shrewsbury sleeps 8 across 3 individual cottages; these properties would make a fantastic getaway location for groups who more about The Brambles
The Littleton Pump House - Ref: 490690 (Sleeps 6) : Littleton

The Littleton Pump House in Littleton, Hampshire sleeps 6 people. The Littleton Pump House in Littleton has been superbly renovated from an old pumping station that once served the village of more about The Littleton Pump House
Belle View - Ref: 492064 (Sleeps 4) : Crowborough

Belle View in Crowborough, Sussex sleeps 4 people. Belle View in Crowborough is a modern and comfortably furnished holiday apartment, just 10 minutes' walk from the bustling town of more about Belle View
Roman Orchard - Ref: 489417 (Sleeps 8) : Canterbury

Roman Orchard in Canterbury, Kent sleeps 8 people. Roman Orchard in Canterbury has everything you could ask of a City centre holiday home. Large, spacious rooms, a lovely enclosed garden and the more about Roman Orchard
Battersea A - Ref: 491338 (Sleeps 2) : Battersea

Battersea A in Battersea, London sleeps 2 people. Battersea A apartment is perfectly positioned away from the hustle and bustle of the City but in a good area, close enough to stroll down to the more about Battersea A
Hay-on-the-Farm Safari Tents - Ref: 490910 (Sleeps 20) : Hay-on-Wye

Hay-on-the-Farm Safari Tents in Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire sleeps 20 people. Hay-on-the-Farm Safari Tents in Hay-on-Wye is not just a run of the mill cottage affair, it's camping with bells on. With more about Hay-on-the-Farm Safari Tents

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If you're interested in a holiday villa, we can help there too. We feature holiday villas in all the popular countries around Europe, including Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Corsica, Crete, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Gozo and Malta, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Turkey. So if a private villa in the sun is something you quite fancy, have a look at the villas here.
holiday cottages near golf courses
If you're looking for a golfing break, or just want to get in a couple of games on your cottage holiday; have a look at some of the cottages near golf courses. Just choose your golf course, and we'll show you cottages which are nearby.
Eirianfa Country Park in Llangollen, North Wales
This month's lodges of the month: Eirianfa Country Park are a collection of holiday lodges in North Wales. With a small collection of "Kestrel Lodges" sleeping 8 people, Eirianfa Country Park in Llangollen are hot tub holiday lodges set by the River Dee.... Find out more about Eirianfa Country Park
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Looking to take your dog on holiday? Have a look at these pet friendly cottages. Choose the area you wish to take your holiday, and all the holiday cottages where pets are allowed will be displayed. Your pet is one of the family too, so you don't want to leave them at home. Choose a cottage which is pet friendly to assure they can go too.
holiday cottages near towns and tourist attractions
Search for a holiday cottage near a town or attraction, just type in the place you want holiday near, and we'll show you all the holiday cottages which are available. There's about 10,000 towns and attractions listed, so wherever you want to take your cottage holiday, the chances are they'll be something for you. Try the cottage search page, and see what you can find.
holiday cottages with a hot tub
For an extra special cottage holiday, choose a cottage with a private hot tub - a hot tub can really give you a relaxing break. Just think about laying up to your neck in lovely hot water, and watching the sun go down with a glass of wine in your hand. And what's really good about a hot tub, is that you can use one whatever the weather. Even if you've got snow on the ground, you can still make full use of your hot tub; if a hot tub holiday is something which takes your fancy, have a look at cottages with a hot tub in: Eastern England, Southern England, South West England, Central England, Northern England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.
Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park
We regularly have a "featured attraction", and at the moment the attraction is: Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park in Lowestoft, on the Suffolk coast is a family day out with a variety of rides and attractions to suit any member of your family.
Holiday lodges
Have you considered a lodge holiday? Holiday lodges are set in quiet surroundings, and can be the ideal way of enjoying a relaxing few days away. Whether you're after a lodge in Cornwall or a lodge in the Scottish Highlands - or anything in between; it's worth having a look at the holiday lodges featured.
Wheel Rooms at Spindlestone Mill Apartments in Belford, Bamburgh
This month's cottage of the month: Wheel Rooms at Spindlestone Mill Apartments is one of four holiday apartments near the Northumberland Heritage Coast. Wheel Rooms at Spindlestone Mill Apartments in Belford sleeps 10 people - a lovely accommodation to share a holiday with friends and family.... Find out more about Wheel Rooms at Spindlestone Mill Apartments
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If you're thinking about renting out a holiday cottage, have a quick look at our "How to let a holiday cottage" guide.... Find out more about How to let a holiday cottage?
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If you want to holiday with friends or family, and are looking for a large holiday cottage, have a look at the large cottages featured here; you'll find plenty of choice all over England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland - just choose the area you want holiday in, and we'll show you all the large holiday cottages available.
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There are plenty of choices of holiday companies out there, so who should you choose to give you your next holiday? We're compiling a list of holiday companies for you, so to start with, have a look at Hoseasons, Villas4You, Villa Choice, Cottages 4 You, Helpful Holidays, Thomson Holidays, Imagine Ireland, Coast and Country, or James Villas. All these companies can provide you with a villa or cottage holiday - with Hoseasons and Thomson Holidays also providing a range of other holidays too.

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