Accommodation Guide

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Renting a Holiday Cottage is the perfect way to have a break in comfortable, rural and relaxing surroundings.

There are thousands of properties all over the UK, some in special, secret locations miles away from anyone.

Latest Holiday Cottages

  • Pekes Manor House & Cottages

    Nash Steet, Golden Cross, Nr Hailsham, East Sussex

    Set in the grounds of a Tudor Manor House. 5 well equipped cottages with use indoor heated swimming pool and tennis court.

  • Cragside

    9 Hertford Place, Aldeburgh, Suffolk

    Gr/floor flat big house on Crag Path. 20yds sea. Sleeps 3. Well equipped winter and summer. Four star rating Tourist Board. Sorry, no children or pets.

  • Cherry Tree

    Holiday Cottage, Hornsea, East Riding of Yorkshire

    A cosy well appointed Cottage ideally situated in the centre of Hornsea within walking distance of the sea.

  • The Temperance Hall

    Holiday Cottage, Hesket Newmarket, Cumbria

    This cottage, in the quiet, pretty village of Hesket Newmarket was once a Temperance Meeting Hall. It was converted for residential use and became a holiday…

  • Pentre Felin Eglwysbach

    Pentre Felin, Eglwysbach, Conwy

    A fantastic 5 bed 5 bath 5 star converted watermill, located in the beautiful countryside of North Wales. Luxuriously appointed.

  • Cefn Eithin Holiday Cottages: Eithin Bach

    Cefn Eithin, Caernarfon, Gwynedd

    Eithin Bach Cottage sleeps 4/5 in two bedrooms. It is all on the ground floor, ideal for children, elderly and partially disabled.

Holiday Cottage Accommodation in the UK

The current financial crisis has meant that more people have decided to stay in the UK rather than travel abroad for their holidays.

There is a still a wide choice of holiday accommodation in the UK but if you are planning a family holiday with young children then renting a cottage might be the best option. Not all B&Bs are suitable for young children, and if you have to pay per person, per night, then even a budget hotel could be quite expensive.

Get away from it all...

Some of the best places in the UK to find holiday cottages are Norfolk, the New Forest, the Peak District, South Wales and Cornwall. Most holiday cottages tend to be in rural or at least semi-rural areas, although it is possible to find one that is ‘close to the sea and all amenities’ as the ads are fond of saying.

One of the good things about holiday cottages is that you just get there and make it your home for a week or two. Nowadays holiday cottages tend to have all of the modern amenities such as fitted and equipped kitchens as well as bath and shower rooms.

It’s a good idea to see whether anyone you know has rented a holiday cottage in the area you want to visit because you’ll get a better idea of what to expect. When you have young children you don’t want to be too far off the beaten track, especially if you are up in the Scottish hills or the Derbyshire Peak District. Old stone cottages may look tempting but if the nearest grocery store is several miles away it may not be quite so great.

Help & tips:

Holiday Cottages

  1. Booking for longer than a week can often have greater savings
  2. If you can try and book out of season – these times offer the best prices
  3. If you have pets, check to make sure the holiday cottage allows them – some don’t
  4. Try booking with another family and get a larger cottage – often these offer great value for money