Accommodation Guide

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Self Catering is the perfect way to relax and explore an area in your own time.

Modern self catered properties offer facilities you may be used to at home, allowing you to enjoy your own time, away from the stresses of normal life.

Latest Self Catering Accommodation

  • Llanddinog Old Farmhouse & Cottages, Solva

    Llanddinog Old Farmhouse, Nr St David's, Pembrokeshire

    Choose from 6 delightful properties in or near coastal village of Solva, Pembrokeshire, sleeping from 2 to 11. Excellent accommodation.

  • The Carrick At Cameron House Luxury Lodges

    De Vere Seasonal Ownership , Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire

    A stunning choice of lodges or apartments in this smart Country Estate development - each elegantly styled with every need catered for.

  • Bath City Breaks - Argyle Street Holiday Apartment

    6 Argyle Street, Bath, Somerset

    Bath City Breaks offers a beautifully presented self catering apartment in the very centre of Bath

  • The Granary

    Kinwarton, Alcester, Warwickshire

    Charming converted Granary near the market town of Alcester. Cosy hideaway for two people, tucked away in beautiful farmland.

  • Green View Lodges

    Welton, Carlisle, Cumbria

    Self Catering Log cabins in a tranquil garden settingon a small peaceful site with its own leisure suite and excellent facilities nearby.

  • Willowfield Lake Cottages

    Gallowell Lane, Braunton, Devon

    Set in the beautiful landscape of Braunton Burrows Nature Reserve, with 5 miles of golden sands and surf nearby, this tastefully furnished cluster of attractive…

Self Catering Holiday Accommodation

Self Catering gives you so much flexibility to enjoy your time as you wish. Whether you fancy a day of adventure or a day doing nothing more than flicking the kettle on, renting a property gives you that freedom.

In the UK, self catering covers many types of properties from secluded cottages (See: Holiday Cottages) through to apartments and penthouses. Prices range from hundreds to thousands for a week, depending on the location and the standard of the accommodation on offer.

Getting the most from your self catering holiday...

Rental terms

Generally you will be only offered weekends, or weekly rental periods. Sometimes, if the accommodation is not booked up then you can negoticate a term that suits you better.

Getting stocked up

When you go on a self catering holiday to a seaside town or rural area, try to find out the location of the nearest supermarket so that you can stock up on the way. There is nothing worse than arriving at your destination and not being able to get a hot drink or a snack. Self catering holidays can be a lot of fun providing you know enough about the accommodation and you go well prepared.

Facilities

Holiday accommodation that is advertised as self catering will usually have a fully equipped kitchen, although it probably won’t be as well equipped as your kitchen at home. If you decide to stay in a holiday flat or apartment then the catering facilities may be rather basic.

Some places will have a microwave and possibly a hob, but there won’t always be an oven. If you are a family that likes to eat a lot of oven cooked food then you would be disappointed. You should try to get the owner or letting agent to tell you whether or not the accommodation will have a full sized cooker.

Help & tips:

Self Catering Accommodation

  1. Double check the property is close to the area in which you would like to explore
  2. You would be well advised to check with the property owner/agent about what kitchen facilities and equipment are provided – if in doubt take your own
  3. If you are staying well off the beaten track it may be worth doing a weeks shopping before you arrive