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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 Self Catering

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    • Big Cottages - Avalon


    Lincolnshire East Lindsey District Louth


    Close to Louth in the village of Grainthorpe, this holiday property is just 4 miles from the sandy beach at Mablethorpe.
    Set in the peaceful village of Grainthorpe on the Lincolnshire coast between Mablethorpe and Cleethorpes, this detached ...

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    • Big Cottages - Y Stabl

    Y Stabl

    Powys Caersws


    Y Stabl is part of a conversion of former farm buildings, the end property in a group arranged courtyard style, adjacent to the owners' farmhouse, two miles from Caersws, six miles west of Newtown.

    The cottage is finished a...

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    • Big Cottages - The Links

    The Links

    Suffolk Waveney District Southwold


    Perfectly positioned in the heart of the popular coastal town of Southwold with views over the stunning Southwold common and beyond lies The Links. Formerly a hotel this property has been lovingly renovated by the homeowner to make a holiday ho...

    Sleeps 13

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    • Big Cottages - Sennen 12

    Sennen 12

    Cornwall Newquay


    Sennon is a comfortable and spacious lodge, perfect for a family holiday or a break with friends. Blue and weathered wood creates an inviting seaside environment. Advanced appliances and high-end finish, ensuring you have the ultimate luxury ex...

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    • Big Cottages - The Coach House

    The Coach House

    South East Kent Ashford District


    Attached to the owners' fabulous oast barn The Coach House is a superb country cottage set down a quiet country lane with wonderful walks. A great holiday base in both summer and winter with the open fire and wood burner creating a cosy, welcom...

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    • Big Cottages - Sea Holly

    Sea Holly

    Devon South Hams District Dartmouth


    Sea Holly is centrally located in Dartmouth and therefore within easy access to all the local amenities that Dartmouth has to offer. The property is ideal for a couple or family looking for a stress free getaway to Dartmouth. As well as being c...

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    • Big Cottages - Church Cottage

    Church Cottage

    South East Kent City of Canterbury Barham


    A beautiful country house with many original features and a very pretty garden.  Located in the centre of the lovely village of Barham next to the village church, this charming property offers very comfortable spacious accommodation for up...

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    • Big Cottages - East Street Central

    East Street Central

    South East Brighton and Hove Brighton


    This beautiful first floor maisonette, situated in the center of Brighton's Lanes is the ideal accommodation for city seekers and shopping enthusiasts. Excellent location, just moments away from Brighton's famous beach! East Street Central has ...

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    • Big Cottages - Peppercombe Holt

    Peppercombe Holt

    Devon Torridge District Parkham


    Peppercombe Holt is a semi detached cottage set in the peaceful Peppercombe valley on the Hartland Peninsula. The cottage is reached via a narrow, steep, gravel track of just over one third of a mile, is unsuitable for low suspension or wide ve...

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    • Big Cottages - The Three Blackbirds

    The Three Blackbirds

    Suffolk Babergh District Lavenham


    The Three Blackbirds is a stunning property located in the heart of Lavenham. With a wealth of beams and a huge ingleknook fireplace it has really cosy feel throughout.

    Size: Sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms.

    Nearest Beach:  Less th...

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    • Big Cottages - 2 Sole Bay Terrace

    2 Sole Bay Terrace

    Suffolk Waveney District Southwold


    Finished and fitted to an excellent standard this property offers comfort and quality in the heart of one of Suffolk's most popular towns. Southwold provides a wealth of opportunity to visitors with its famous pier, arcade and selection of pubs...

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    • Big Cottages - Brook Hall Lodge

    Brook Hall Lodge

    Suffolk Mid Suffolk District Crowfield


    Brook Hall Lodge is a versatile single storey cottage located in a picturesque location within the Suffolk countryside. The cottage can accommodate wheelchair users and has cosy accommodation for small families or couples. The cottage is homely...

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    • Big Cottages - Breaker Apartment

    Breaker Apartment

    Suffolk Waveney District Southwold


    Breaker Apartment is right in the heart of Southwold, just a short walk from the sandy beach and pier. The property forms part of one of the elegant Edwardian houses on the High Street and is a great option for a couple or a family looking for ...

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    • Big Cottages - The Granary

    The Granary

    Suffolk Mid Suffolk District Debenham


    The Granary has been lovingly converted from an old barn into a well presented holiday cottage brimming with character and original features. Situated in the countryside village of Debenham it is the perfect base for any couple or group of frie...

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    • Big Cottages - Wren Cottage

    Wren Cottage

    Suffolk Suffolk Coastal District Woodbridge


    A pretty cottage set in one of Woodbridge's many charming and historic streets. Wren Cottage will provide well equipped and homely accomodation in one of Suffolks most interesting towns. An ideal base for enjoying what Suffolk has to ...

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    • Big Cottages - Kozicot


    Suffolk Suffolk Coastal District Yoxford


    Kozicot is a traditional cottage located in a small village called Yoxford. Perfectly positioned only a 20 minute drive from both Southwold and Aldeburgh. The property offers comfortable accommodation for any self catering stay and why not brin...

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    • Big Cottages - The Old Pottery

    The Old Pottery

    Suffolk Babergh District Chelsworth


    Nestled in the very depths of the Suffolk countryside of Chelsworth The Old Pottery is a beautiful cottage, recently renovated to an extremely high standard but still in keeping with its original charm. Ideal for any couple, friends or small fa...

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    • Big Cottages - D 'Arcy Spice

    D 'Arcy Spice

    South East Kent Maidstone


    D'Arcy Spice is a spacious and attractive lodge in the centre of a working fruit farm - and is named after an ancient variety of apple. Walk up the hill to the village - with three pubs - or visit the owners wonderful South American Paso Fino h...

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    • Big Cottages - Inglewood Apartments

    Inglewood Apartments

    Devon South Hams District Kingswear


    Located in Kingswear, Inglewood Apartment is a stylish property which benefits from spectacular views over the River Dart and across to Dartmouth. Kingswear is a peaceful much loved holiday destination and you can easily access Dartmouth by the...

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    • Big Cottages - Casa Bonita

    Casa Bonita

    South East Brighton and Hove Hove


    Casa Bonita is a contemporary four bedroom family home filled with luxurious fixtures and fittings throughout, including a wood-burning stove and top of the range kitchen appliances. This spacious property is spread out over three floors and co...

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    • Big Cottages - Iden Green Farm Stables

    Iden Green Farm Stables

    South East Kent Tunbridge Wells District Benenden


    Iden Green Farm Stables with its additional touches of luxury, is set in Iden Green in rural Kent with lovely views. This peaceful location offers the opportunity to explore the coast, the continent, London or the many properties owned by the N...

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    • Big Cottages - Rutland View

    Rutland View

    Rutland Oakham


    Enjoy water sports on nearby Rutland Water or venture further afield to Rockingham Castle, Leicester and Burghley House.
    Ground Floor:
    Utility room.
    Bedroom 1: With double bed and patio ...

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    • Big Cottages - Stable Cottage

    Stable Cottage

    South East West Sussex Arun District Arundel


    The ideal location for touring this beautiful area, with National Parks, historic houses and cities and sandy beaches to discover.

    This attractive, detached former stables, adjacent to the owner’s large house, has been carefully ...

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    • Big Cottages - Little Seahorse

    Little Seahorse

    Norfolk North Norfolk District Sheringham


    This ground floor apartment lies in the heart of the beautiful, coastal resort of Sheringham.
    These two self-contained apartments together form a traditional Victorian red brick and flint townhouse in the Sheringham Conservation Area, and ea...

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