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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 1400 independently owned self catering holiday homes throughout the UK.

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

We also have a huge choice of last minute breaks for those who want to get away in the forthcoming few weeks, so why not search our extensive database of last minute cottages and grab yourself a bargain.

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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 properties for that something special.

We are not an agency; we are an online advertising resource, putting you, the holiday maker, in direct contact with the property owner who will answer all of your questions first hand and take your booking directly. Booking independently, provides a high level of flexibility and can often make great savings as there are no agency fees! We have put together some useful tips which should assist you through the process of booking independently and help to safeguard you along the way.

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...

  • Wilson Cottage

    Wilson Cottage, Mary Tavy, Devon, Dartmoor, England.

    Just for two guests, Wilson Cottage sits within the Dartmoor National Park and is within easy reach of a host of attractions including the Devon and Cornish coastlines. Great opportunities for walking and traffic free cycling on the doorstep. Sleeps 2

    From £230 to £500

  • Waterlake Cottage

    Waterlake Cottage, Orcheston, Wiltshire, England.

    A warm welcome awaits at Waterlake Cottage on the outskirts of the Wiltshire village of Orcheston. Just three miles from Stonehenge and a short drive from Salisbury, Avebury and Bath, there are no shortage of great days out to enjoy. Alternatively, simply relax in the peaceful countryside setting and enjoy walks and cycle rides through beautiful scenery. Sleeps 4

    From £320 to £570

  • West Side Barn

    West Side Barn, Hulme End, Derbyshire, Peak District, England.

    Sitting in an idyllic position in the Peak District National Park between Ashbourne, Buxton and Leek, this welcoming self-catering barn provides an ideal base for exploring the many attractions of the White and Dark Peaks, and the picturesque Staffordshire Moorlands. Superb walking and cycling opportunities and a village pub within walking distance. Sleeps 5

    From £435 to £681