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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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...

  • Chapel Apartments

    Chapel Apartments, Llansaint, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

    Three apartments in one building specialising in self-catering for up to 18. Located in an idyllic village (with two pubs) in an enviable position with beautiful panoramic views over Carmarthen Bay, this is an ideal place for a weekend breaks or longer holiday with friends or family. Sleeps 18

    From £795 to £1745

  • Crowlink Corner

    Crowlink Corner, East Dean, East Sussex, South Downs, England.

    The ultimate in hidden hideaways, set in two acres of beautiful gardens, off the beaten track close to the delightful village of East Dean with country pub and shops in East Sussex. Just three miles from the seaside resort of Eastbourne. Sleeps 4

    From £795 to £1195

  • Fellside Cottages

    Fellside Cottages, Dufton, Cumbria, Lake District, England.

    Situated in a peaceful Cumbrian village close to the Lake District are 4 holiday homes accommodating large parties of up to 30. An ideal venue for celebrating a special occasion with friends or family and for exploring the Eden Valley, Pennines, Lake District, Yorkshire & the Scottish Borders. Superb walking from the front door. Sleeps 30

    From £ to £