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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...

  • The Hemphouse

    The Hemphouse, Nr Peter Tavy, Devon, Dartmoor, England.

    Sitting within the boundaries of Dartmoor National Park, this cosy stylish holiday cottage provides welcoming retreat and ideal base for those who enjoy outdoor activities or want to explore this part of Devon and East Cornwall. Sleeps 6

    From £295 to £654

  • Cam-Allt Na Mara

    Cam-Allt Na Mara, Lochcarron, Highland, Scotland.

    A large stylish lochside retreat sitting on the edge of Loch Carron on Scotland's West Coast. With amazing views over Loch Carron and the mountains beyond, this is an ideal retreat for friends or families who enjoy outdoor pursuits or want to explore this beautiful part of the Highlands. Sleeps 11

    From £950 to £1250

  • Mill Cottage at Greetham Valley

    Mill Cottage at Greetham Valley, Rutland Water, Rutland, England.

    A delightful 18th century barn conversion located on Greetham Valley estate near Rutland Water Nature Reserve offering superb facilities for golfers, fishermen, walkers, cyclists, birdwatchers and those who want to simply relax. Sleeps 5

    From £525 to £835

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