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Self Catering Holidays In The United Kingdom

Self Catering Cottages

Holiday in your own way and on your own terms; choose UK self catered cottages. From pet friendly properties to accommodation that’s bursting with character, the UK has some amazing cottages located in some incredibly stunning locations. Looking for something spacious and fully-equipped with all the mod-cons? No problem. Or how about a cosy hideaway that has a story to tell? You’re bound to find that idyllic little nook in no time!

For families that like to go with the flow, discovering the landscape on their own terms and shunning organised group tours to head off the beaten track at every opportunity, UK self catered cottages are the ideal accommodation. Rock up without a plan and start the adventure in your own little (or large if you prefer) home from home. Self catered cottages typically come with fully-equipped kitchens, big screen satellite TVs, and all those little touches you expect from a home from home.

What’s best about UK self catered cottages?

There’s something quintessentially British about holiday cottages. Picturesque and romantic, these lovely properties are tailor made for an unforgettable break, and each one has its own character, and perhaps even one or two stories to tell! (Yes, some are ‘haunted’, apparently!) With features like wood burning stoves, heated swimming pools and hot tubs, UK self catered cottages might enjoy some off-the-beaten-track locations, but they certainly aren’t lacking in luxury finishes, making them ideal for honeymoons and extra-special romantic getaways.

Of all the advantages that self catered cottages have to offer, you really can’t beat the amazing locations. From rustic lodges located in the Lake District to cosy little farm cottages in picturesque towns like Dorchester, opting for cottage accommodation opens up the entire UK countryside for you and your family to enjoy and discover. If you love hiking or cycling, you’ll find many top-notch properties right by the UK’s miles of paths and cycle trails. If days by the sea is more your thing, there are some stunning properties dotted around Cornwall and the South Coast.

Shape your next holiday exactly how you want it choose a unique holiday cottage that goes beyond the norm and enjoy an unforgettable experience in some of the UK’s most amazing locations.

United Kingdom Cottages

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    • Big Cottages - Cosy Frome Lodge S20131

    Cosy Frome Lodge

    Somerset Mendip District Frome

    S20131

    Sleeping ten guests, Stourhead is brilliant for that extra special occasion and the vast amount of facilities here are fantastic!. "Spacious well-equipped cottages:with an idyllic rural setting amidst a chorus of wildlife"

    Sleeps 10

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    • Big Cottages - Excellent North Walsham Cottage S17566

    Excellent North Walsham Cottage

    Norfolk North Norfolk District North Walsham

    S17566

    Explore Norfolk direct from the doorstep with country lanes and cycling opportunities abound.
    Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this detached holiday barn is ideal for exploring Norfolk. Direct from the doorstep, a network ...

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    • Big Cottages - Luxury Kelso Cottage S105201

    Luxury Kelso Cottage

    Scottish Borders Kelso

    S105201

    Tastefully renovated wing of a large Victorian farmhouse, although S105201 is an attached wing of the farmhouse, it is set in it's own private lawn garden within 470 acres of Holefield Farm. Inside they have preserved many of the original feat...

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    • Big Cottages - Captivating Nympsfield Cottage S41537

    Captivating Nympsfield Cottage

    Gloucestershire Stroud Nympsfield

    S41537

    Complimentary Welcome Hamper
    A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or break...

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    • Big Cottages - Splendid The Lizard Cottage S69987

    Splendid The Lizard Cottage

    Cornwall Landewednack Lizard

    S69987

    Complimentary Welcome Hamper
    A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or break...

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    • Big Cottages - Beautiful Clanfield Cottage S41659

    Beautiful Clanfield Cottage

    South East Oxfordshire West Oxfordshire District Clanfield

    S41659

    Complimentary Welcome Hamper
    A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or break...

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    • Big Cottages - Captivating Bath Cottage S41670

    Captivating Bath Cottage

    Bath and North East Somerset Bath

    S41670

    Complimentary Welcome Hamper
    A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or break...

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    • Big Cottages - Exquisite North Burlingham Cottage S41789

    Exquisite North Burlingham Cottage

    Norfolk Broadland North Burlingham

    S41789

    Complimentary Welcome Hamper
    A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or break...

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    • Big Cottages - Captivating Little Weighton Cottage S50102

    Captivating Little Weighton Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber East Yorkshire Rowley Little Weighton

    S50102

    Complimentary Welcome Hamper
    A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or break...

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    • Big Cottages - Lovely Hereford Cottage S122833

    Lovely Hereford Cottage

    Herefordshire Hereford

    S122833

    Professional photography coming soon!
    S122833 is a spacious 1930’s period house set in large gardens in the picturesque village of Eardisley. This former doctor’s house and surgery has been recently converted into a lu...

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    • Big Cottages - Quaint Tetbury Cottage S41559

    Quaint Tetbury Cottage

    Cotswolds Gloucestershire Cotswold District Tetbury

    S41559

    Complimentary Welcome Hamper
    A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or break...

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    • Big Cottages - Attractive Bedale Cottage S41598

    Attractive Bedale Cottage

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Hambleton District Bedale

    S41598

    Complimentary Welcome Hamper
    A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or break...

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    • Big Cottages - Excellent Cornwall Cottage S93300

    Excellent Cornwall Cottage

    Cornwall Truro

    S93300

    Complimentary Welcome Hamper
    A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or break...

    Sleeps 10

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    • Big Cottages - Gorgeous Venn Ottery Cottage S41521

    Gorgeous Venn Ottery Cottage

    Devon East Devon District Venn Ottery

    S41521

    Complimentary Welcome Hamper
    A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or break...

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    • Big Cottages - Cosy Clanfield Cottage S44897

    Cosy Clanfield Cottage

    South East Oxfordshire West Oxfordshire District Clanfield

    S44897

    Complimentary Welcome Hamper
    A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or break...

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    • Big Cottages - Lovely Seaton Cottage S41679

    Lovely Seaton Cottage

    Cornwall St. Martin-by-Looe Saint Martin

    S41679

    Complimentary Welcome Hamper
    A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or break...

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    • Big Cottages - Charming Whiddon Down Cottage S44796

    Charming Whiddon Down Cottage

    Devon West Devon District Throwleigh

    S44796

    Complimentary Welcome Hamper
    A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or break...

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    • Big Cottages - Excellent Bleasdale Glamping S43660

    Excellent Bleasdale Glamping

    Lancashire Wyre District Bleasdale

    S43660

    Complimentary Welcome Hamper
    A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or break...

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    • Big Cottages - Wonderful Tintagel Cottage S69788

    Wonderful Tintagel Cottage

    Cornwall Tintagel

    S69788

    Complimentary Welcome Hamper
    A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or break...

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    • Big Cottages - Lovely Felton Cottage S128543

    Lovely Felton Cottage

    Northumberland Felton

    S128543

    S128543 offers a rural setting surrounded by open countryside, a real escape from the hustle and bustle, whilst remaining nearby the beautiful towns and beaches. The farmhouse is situated almost equidistant from Longhorsley, Felton and Longframlin...

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    • Big Cottages - Attractive Clachan Cottage S59553

    Attractive Clachan Cottage

    Argyll and Bute Clachan

    S59553

    The Kintyre Peninsula is an area of outstanding beauty. It is off the beaten track but only 1-1.5 hour's drive from the tourist hot-spots of Inveraray and Oban. New visitors to Kintyre are often struck by the quiet roads and deserted beaches that ...

    Sleeps 25

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    • Big Cottages - Captivating Painswick Cottage S59631

    Captivating Painswick Cottage

    Gloucestershire Stroud Painswick

    S59631

    S59631 is located in Painswick, Gloucestershire, right in the heart of The Cotswolds. Based at the top of Slad Valley, this historic house offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside. The house is a Grade 1 listed building steeped in hist...

    Sleeps 26

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    • Big Cottages - Captivating Duns Cottage S59539

    Captivating Duns Cottage

    Scottish Borders Duns

    S59539

    S59539 is one mile South East of Duns in the eastern Scottish Borders, probably the most accessible part of rural Scotland. The castle stands at the end of a smooth 500 yard private drive in an area of beautifully maintained woodland and grass pa...

    Sleeps 26

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    • Big Cottages - Wonderful Sherston Cottage S41677

    Wonderful Sherston Cottage

    Wiltshire Sherston

    S41677

    Complimentary Welcome Hamper
    A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or break...

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