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Sykes Cottages is the largest independent self-catering rental agency in the UK. With over 30 years of experience, we currently have over 22,000 cottages across the UK, Ireland and New Zealand. All of our properties are personally inspected so we can guarantee that our cottages are of the highest standard and offer great value for money. From a small romantic hideaway in the Cotswolds to a large hen-party venue in Wales, we have a diverse collection of properties with something for everyone.

Holidaycottages.co.uk offer individually inspected self catering properties across the UK and has more than 30 years’ experience in helping customers find and book their perfect cottage break. Holidaycottages.co.uk offer a diverse range of cottages from stunning seaside locations in the South West, to charming rural retreats in Wales or Scotland; for those longing for a few days off with the family or for those in need of a good group getaway! Over 60% of our cottages are dog-friendly, so there is something for everyone!

Award winning Norfolk Hideaways is North Norfolk's largest boutique Holiday Cottage Agency. Showcasing over 300 properties from cosy cottages crammed full of Norfolk charm to luxury retreats oozing with coastal chic. Over half our cottages are dog friendly, so the whole family can come and enjoy the endless sky and sandy beaches. Norfolk Hideaways provides a friendly, professional service both to our guests who benefit from a flexible booking service and our valued home owners who we work closely with to maintain the standard of our holiday homes.

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.

Stay In Devon

Stay In Devon is the leading provider of self-catering holiday cottages across the beautiful county of Devon. With a fantastic range of holiday homes, including dog-friendly cottages and luxury houses, you'll be sure to find the accommodation that suits you.
01237 426710

Ingrid Flute's Yorkshire Holiday Cottages

Ingrid Flute's Yorkshire Holiday Cottages have 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 510 beautiful cottages to choose from you are bound to find a suitable property for your dream Yorkshire escape.

Stay Northumbria

Stay Northumbria is a self-catering holiday agency based in Seahouses and Alnwick in Northumberland. We're deeply passionate about this beautiful are and showing people every magical element to it. Our small, truly-local and knowledgeable team love helping you choose the best self-catering holiday cottage, whether it's on the coast or in the countryside.

Suffolk Secrets

Suffolk Secrets have over 15 years' experience within the holiday cottage trade with a great portfolio of 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.

Ty Gwilym Holiday Cottages

Ty Gwilym Holiday Cottages are set in the heart of St Davids, very close to the Cathedral, restaurants and shops... and yet, just a few minutes from the coastal path and 'blue flag' beaches.
We have four, lovely, 5 star holiday cottages that sleep 2,4 and 6. All the cottages are full equipped and have Vi-Spring mattresses, mostly Miele appliances, and wood-burning stoves.
There is a secluded, shared garden; gas central heating; parking and wonderful views across to the Cathedral Bell Tower and distant hills.

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

Riding House Farm Cottages

Welcome to Riding House Farm Cottages - family run cottages at Castleton, Derbyshire, in the heart of the Peak District National Park. The cottages nestle on the slopes of Lose Hill in the Hope Valley, offering panoramic views over the Hope Valley, Castleton and its famous caverns and historic Peveril Castle.

Grenfell's Cottage

Grenfells Cottage is a family owned, dog friendly, peaceful escape surrounded by culture and traditions near St Just on the North Cornwall coast. A short walk takes you to some of the historic tin mines and rugged cliff tops that bring the hit TV show 'Poldark' to life.

Loyd & Townsend Rose

Loyd and Townsend Rose Luxury travel and castle accommodation throughout the UK

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.

The Good Life Cottage Co.

Good Life Lake District Cottages, is an independent, family run business in the heart of the Lake District and is one of the truly local brands bought together by Original Cottages. 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 and Broughton 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!

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.

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.

Norfolk Country Cottages

Norfolk Cottages offer a great selection of self-catering properties around the great county of Norfolk. Now proud to be the largest independent holiday cottage agency in Norfolk, the company's original vision, passion and aims haven't changed - to provide the best portfolio, customer service, local knowledge and holidays possible. With over 550 properties in the county you are bound to find the perfect cottage to suit you. Why not walk one of our many coastal paths?

Castle View Rural Retreats

We would like to welcome you to our beautiful family run business nestled within the heart of the Cheshire countryside. Offering newly renovated luxury self-catering accommodation in the countryside near Cheshire's historic castles. Both Beeston Castle and Peckforton Castle are within walking distance and located on the popular sandstone trail (as featured in Julia Bradbury Best Walks) in an area of outstanding beauty. More information at Castle View Rural Retreats

Black Prince Narrow Boat Holidays

Black Prince Narrow Boat Holidays throughout the UK.

Cool Camping

Cool Camping provides a collection of the best campsites and glamping sites around the UK.

Sykes Holiday Cottages

Sykes Holiday Cottages has over 12,000 self-catering cottages across the whole of the UK and Ireland. All of our properties are personally inspected and we are committed to offering our guests top quality cottage holidays at value for money prices. Your perfect place awaits.

Peak Cottages

With over 200 properties across the Peak District, Peak Cottages offers a fantastic selection of accommodation for you to choose from. Our cottages are in some of the best locations throughout this area, meaning you can stay up close and personal with everything the Peak District has to offer.
0114 262 0777

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.

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.

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.

Original Cottages

Original Cottages brings together all of the wonderful holiday homes within our family of local agencies. Because we have people with local expertise based in all of our destinations, we can always find you the perfect escape. From the sunny shores of Cornwall to the breath-taking Yorkshire Moors, we have over 5,360 unique properties to choose from. Talk to our friendly team today on 0333 2020 899, or go to originalcottages.co.uk

Ty sinamon

North Wales Group Accommodation 10-18 people. Beautiful Townhouse close to Bala Lake.

Lakes Cottage Holidays

Lakes Cottage Holidays - create unforgettable memories and make the most of the Lake District. With over 250 cottages to choose from, enjoy a holiday with all your family or friends. Cottages are ideally located close to really great walking routes and paths.

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.

Sally's Lake District Cottages

Sally's Cottages is an award-winning, local, family run letting agency with over 475 self-catering holiday cottages across the Lake District and Cumbria. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and finding you the perfect stay.

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.

West Wales Holiday Cottages

West Wales Holiday Cottages is an established specialist local company with 800 independent cottages available for online booking. You book direct with the owners and we charge no booking fee. We have coast and country cottages throughout Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire. For more information visit our website.

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.

Norfolk Broads Direct

Norfolk Broads Direct offer luxury self catering boating holidays on the Norfolk Broads, along with waterside holiday cottages in Wroxham, Norfolk. Our boats and cottages are the perfect base from which to explore the many walking routes of the Broads, with many only accessible by boat. Come and explore the Broads on a relaxing boating or cottage holiday. Bookings can be made over the phone on 01603 782207 or online by visiting broads.co.uk

Character Cottages

The Cotswolds area is renowned for its scenic walks, and staying in one of these stylish cottages is the best way to relax after a long day of exploring. More information can be found on the Character Cottgaes web site.

Cornish Cottage Holidays

Cornish Cottage Holidays - a local Cornish company with over 45 years' experience in the self-catering holiday letting industry. Choose from over 600 carefully selected cottages across the whole of Cornwall.

Wales Cottage Holidays

Wales Cottage Holidays is a self-catering agency located in Newtown. We have over 4,000 properties 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. We are spoilt for choice with amazing walks in Wales and they are crying out be explored.


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!

Manor Cottages

Manor Cottages - a great collection of over 220 cottages in the Cotswolds. Our cottages sleep between 2-22 people and are suited to cater for all needs. Find your next dream cottage holiday today.

Oliver's Travels

These handpicked holiday homes will be the perfect place to stay during your walking holiday, spend the evening soaking in the hot tub and you'll feel rejuvenated for your next day of walking. More information can be found on the Oliver's Travels web site.


These self catering holiday apartments are the budget friendly option, and are especially beneficial if there are only a few of you. More information can be found on the Cheaphotels4UK web site.

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.

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.

Country Cottages Online

Country Cottages Online features a great selection of self-catering holiday cottages across the UK and Ireland. From hot tub cottages to pet-friendly country houses and log cabins, find a great selection of holiday rentals on Country Cottages Online.

My Favourite Holiday Cottages

View our collection of high-quality holiday cottages for walking holidays in the UK. Choose from tucked away cottages for couples in remote locations to large country houses surrounded by a network of footpaths. Many cottages welcome pets and offer other facilities such as hot tubs, swimming pools and games rooms.


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.

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.

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. With well over 600 properties in our portfolio we are sure that you will find exactly what you are looking for to act as the perfect basecamp for your Devonian walking holiday. Get in touch today and let us advise you on the hidden gems and your perfect property.

The Beehive

Based in west Wales, with stunning views, 20 minutes from beautiful beaches and the Ceredigion Coastal Path. Adult only and pet friendly rural retreat, with all the home comforts you need. More information.

Bramley and Teal Holiday Cottages

With over 130 holiday cottages stretched across the beautiful coastal counties of Kent and Sussex, Bramley and Teal Holiday Cottages are here to help you to have a wonderful holiday. We have a lovely selection of properties including beach houses, country cottages and town apartments, all handpicked and personally inspected by our dedicated team. Whether you want an apartment for just you and the dog, a cosy couple's cottage or a huge period property for friends and family, we have the perfect place for you.


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.

Cottages in Northumberland

Offering cottages throughout stunning Northumberland, Cottages in Northumberland has an incredible collection of hand-picked cottages perfect for you. With cottages on the coast and inland, you're bound to find the right holiday home for you.
01665 661273

Leisure Resorts

Leisure Resorts have a collection of luxury 5-star holiday parks in the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. The on-site bar/restaurants provide quality, locally sourced meals and the majority of lodges come with a private Jacuzzi hot tub as standard. Leisure Resorts parks have something for the whole family, and children will love the fun playgrounds and petting farms. The parks are also extremely dog-friendly, and your dog will be made to feel very welcome.

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Types of Accommodation

The range of accommodation offered in Britain is wide and varied. There is something to suit everyone's taste and budget. The following categories are used throughout this section and they should be treated with care as some properties are hard to categorise. Wherever possible, tourist board classifications have been used in the listings. However it is important to check with each property that it satisfies your own criteria before making a commitment.

Hotels - range from modest urban establishments to refined country houses.

Guest Houses - best described as small family run hotels.

Bed & Breakfast - accommodation is widespread.

Self catering - a mixture of cottages, apartments, barns, townhouses etc.

Independent Hostels - economic accommodation in independently operated hostels.

Youth Hostels - economic YHA hostels in Great Britain.

Campsites - vary from purpose-built sites to an ordinary field on a farm!

Please note all descriptions used in this site are provided by the establishments themselves. Therefore this site holds no responsibility for the accuracy of their descriptive text.

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