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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 - Mossley Cottage

    Mossley Cottage

    Cornwall Sennen

    S21297

    S21297 sleeps six guests and is situated within a peaceful location but with easy access to nearby attractions.
    This detached holiday cottage sits in a quiet position at the heart of the ancient village of St Buryan, in walking distance of t...

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    • Big Cottages - The Skilling

    The Skilling

    Dorset West Dorset District Bridport

    S125502

    S125502 has superb views of the countryside and towards the sea and is located in the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
    S125502 is an upside down detached house with the living room, kitchen and dining room on the first floor and ce...

    Sleeps 10

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    • Big Cottages - Argyll Stone House- 28241

    Argyll Stone House- 28241

    Highland Aviemore

    S22678

    Explore the Cairngorms National Park, as well as Inverness, Loch Ness, Fort William and Balmoral, all from this detached property.
    Set in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, in the peaceful village of Kincraig, this detached holiday p...

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    • Big Cottages - Treetops

    Treetops

    Cornwall Whitstone

    S138963

    Perfect for families or couples, this barn conversion is ideal for a relaxing holiday but is just a short drive from attractions and sandy beaches.
    Ground Floor:
    Tiled floors throughout.
    Bedroom 1: With ...

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    • Big Cottages - Dairy House Farm

    Dairy House Farm

    Staffordshire Staffordshire Moorlands Horton

    S138965

    This fantastic, detached Grade II listed property is ideally located close to the Peak District National Park offering miles of beautiful countryside to explore.
    2 steps to entrance.
    Ground Floor:
    Beamed and low doorways...

    Sleeps 12

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    • Big Cottages - Tehidy No 3

    Tehidy No 3

    Cornwall Hayle

    S169491

    With on-site facilities such as a swimming pool, children’s play area, crazy golf, amusements and much more, this property is perfect for a family holiday.
    Ground Floor:
    Open plan living space.
    L...

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    • Big Cottages - Cwmyfantais

    Cwmyfantais

    Carmarthenshire Llangyndeyrn Pontantwn

    S169577

    This detached house enjoys a lovely rual area, perfect for a big family to expore the countryside together, returning after to the cosy wood burner.
    Ground Floor:
    Step to entrance.
    Living room: With woo...

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    • Big Cottages - Garden Villa

    Garden Villa

    Bath and North East Somerset Bath

    S20007

    With stunning views over Bath and all its fascinating attractions including the original Roman Baths and Spa.
    This holiday cottage has an excellent location raised above the city of Bath. Superb views over the Georgian architecture and abbey...

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    • Big Cottages - Stonylea Cottage - 28146

    Stonylea Cottage - 28146

    Glasgow City Glasgow

    S23550

    Idyllic location for nature lovers, in Palacerigg Country Park, with deer, badger, fox, owls and sparrowhawks all in the area.
    Set in the hills this detached holiday cottage is located within Palacerigg Country Park which has over 700-acres ...

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    • Big Cottages - Ty Nain

    Ty Nain

    Gwynedd Aberdyfi

    S24645

    Family town house, ideally placed to explore the surrounding area, Talyllyn Railway, Cadair Idris and Dolgoch Falls all easily reached.
    A well appointed and well presented town house conveniently located for all of the town’s facilitie...

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    • Big Cottages - Island View

    Island View

    South Ayrshire Ayr

    S23469

    Spacious property with home cinema/entertainment room, and hot tub enclosed in glass walls and roof with sound system.
    Boasting spectacular uninterrupted views over the Firth of Clyde coast and across the sea to the Isle of Arran (pictured),...

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    • Big Cottages - Chetwynd Lodge

    Chetwynd Lodge

    Staffordshire Stafford District Ingestre

    S137839

    This luxurious property boasts furnishings that have featured in films, and is a great place for a relaxing break.
    Ground Floor:
    Open plan living space: With beams, tiled floor and vaulted ceiling.

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    • Big Cottages - Church House

    Church House

    South East Isle of Wight Ventnor

    S135190

    Charming Grade II Listed Victorian stone cottage located in the quiet historical village of Bonchurch.
    Ground Floor:
    Living room:
    With Freeview TV.
    Dining room.
    Kitchen: Galle...

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    • Big Cottages - The Stable - 25720

    The Stable - 25720

    Yorkshire and the Humber North Yorkshire Hambleton District Thirsk

    S15527

    Former farm buildings dating from 1685, with exposed beams and stonework, shared heated swimming pool and leisure facilities.
    Shared swimming pool. Converted from farm buildings that once served as the hall and dating back to 1685, these det...

    Sleeps 11

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    • Big Cottages - Beechcroft House

    Beechcroft House

    Northumberland Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland Swarland

    S127766

    Nestled in the stunning Northumbrian countryside, S127766 is ideal for walks, coastal visits or discovering the historic nearby towns and villages.
    S127766 is a spacious, detached family holiday home with a sunny conservatory, summerhouse an...

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    • Big Cottages - La Belle Vie

    La Belle Vie

    South East Isle of Wight Ventnor

    S135259

    A luxury country house with a gym, games room, hot tub and barrel sauna set in 3 acres of stunning grounds.
    Ground Floor:
    Living room: With wood burner, Freeview TV, Blu-ray player and Bose bluetooth st...

    Sleeps 12

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    • Big Cottages - Dolphin Cottage

    Dolphin Cottage

    Cumbria South Lakeland District Lower Holker Flookburgh

    S166999

    Just 2 miles from Grange-over-Sands, this spacious property is a great base from which to explore the Cumbrian coastline.
    Ground Floor:
    Living room: With wood burner, 42" Freeview TV with Chromecast, DVD p...

    Sleeps 12

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    • Big Cottages - The Granary - UK10686

    The Granary - UK10686

    South East Hampshire New Forest Ringwood

    S136023

    This super holiday home is ideally located to discover all that the beautiful county of Hampshire has to offer, including the New Forest National Park.
    Ground Floor:
    Open plan living space: With beams a...

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    • Big Cottages - Wye Cottage

    Wye Cottage

    Powys Llanelwedd

    S136117

    Set in the heart of Wales amidst beautiful scenery, this grand, detached farmhouse makes a superb base for touring.
    Ground Floor:
    Steps to entrance.
    Living room: With 50’’ Smart TV, DV...

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    • Big Cottages - Godrevy No 6

    Godrevy No 6

    Cornwall Hayle

    S136123

    With a host of on-site activities, this property is just over a mile from the beach and 7 miles from St Ives, perfect for a seaside escape.
    Ground Floor:
    Living room: With electric coal-effect fire, Fre...

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    • Big Cottages - Church Hill Cottage

    Church Hill Cottage

    Cornwall Lanteglos

    S136119

    Within 5 miles of the coast, Churchill Cottage is great for a family holiday, with its flexible sleeping arrangements, and large garden.
    Ground Floor:
    Living room: With open fire, Freeview TV, DVD playe...

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    • Big Cottages - Carbis No 7

    Carbis No 7

    Cornwall Hayle

    S136124

    Close to beautiful beaches, picturesque harbours and towns with restaurants and shops, and many on-site activities, this property couldn’t be better for a family holiday.
    Ground Floor:
    Living/dining room: ...

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    • Big Cottages - Church Farm

    Church Farm

    Lincolnshire East Lindsey District Legbourne

    S129317

    Relax in luxury in this beautiful cottage which is nestled in the Lincolnshire Wolds with stunning countryside within easy reach.
    Ground Floor.
    Living room:
    With wood burner, 19’’ Freeview TV and DVD player....

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    • Big Cottages - Riverside

    Riverside

    Devon North Devon District Chulmleigh

    S135287

    A magnificent barn conversion in a peaceful rural setting with open aspects across rolling countryside.
    Ground Floor:
    Open plan living space: With slate tiled floor.
    Living area:
    With wood burner, digital TV, DVD p...

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