Independently Owned Holiday Cottages and Self Catering Accommodation in the UK

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We have a large selection of around 1500 independently owned self catering holiday homes throughout the UK.

There are three simple ways to find your ideal holiday retreat: Search (above) by holiday destination; Advanced Search where you can specify your personal requirements; or search by region using the map.

Should you be looking for a last minute break, you can also search our extensive database of last minute offers in the forthcoming few weeks; or you can browse our popular destinations or holiday ideas for inspiration.

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Who are we?

Independent Cottages offers a wide selection of self catering holiday accommodation from oast houses to fisherman’s cottages and town houses to farm stays.

With a huge range of dog friendly cottages; and accommodation ideal for large group bookings, a romantic break or a family holiday, we have something to suit everyone and all budgets. If it’s pure luxury that you’re after, we also have a great selection of Luxury holiday cottages for that something special.

We are not an agency; we are an online advertising resource for UK holiday homes, putting you, the holiday maker, in direct contact with the cottage owner who will answer all of your questions first hand and take you’re booking directly. Booking holiday accommodation independently, provides a high level of flexibility and often saves agency fees! Before you book your next holiday, please take a look at our useful tips and suggestions for booking independently and safeguarding yourself throughout the process.

If you are an owner and wish to find out more about promoting your holiday home through Independent Cottages, please see our add a cottage page.

A few recently added properties...

  • Farriers End

    Farriers End, Lee Bay, Devon, England.

    A fantastic character holiday cottage sitting in an elevated position amongst the rolling hills above Lee Bay on the North Devon coastline. With distant sea views and the seaside resorts of Woolacombe and Ilfracombe only minutes away by car, this is a perfect seaside retreat. Sleeps 4

    From £445 to £1150

  • Inglewood Cottage

    Inglewood Cottage, New Milton, Hampshire, England.

    A spacious stylish self-catering holiday home located in New Milton in Hampshire on the edge of the New Forest. Ideal for those seeking the sea or forest with plenty of attractions within easy reach. Sleeps 6

    From £595 to £1125

  • Kirkennan Woodsedge

    Kirkennan Woodsedge, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

    Your chance to stay on a compact Scottish Estate with salmon river running alongside, close to the coast within Dumfries and Galloway. Dog and child friendly, ideal for those with limited mobility, as well as outdoor and wildlife enthusiasts. Plenty of attractions closeby. Sleeps 5

    From £280 to £615

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