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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 cottages available in the forthcoming few weeks; or you can browse our popular destinations or holiday ideas.

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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...

  • Woodcroft Cottage

    Woodcroft Cottage, Hudswell, Yorkshire, Yorkshire Dales, England.

    A luxurious dog-friendly cosy cottage with log burner in the tranquil village of Hudswell close to Richmond on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. A great place to simply relax or use as a base for exploring the areas many attractions. Sleeps 4

    From £558 to £955

  • Angel Cottage Tetbury

    Angel Cottage Tetbury, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, Cotswolds, England.

    A lovely bolthole for two in the beautiful popular Cotswolds market town of Tetbury with lovely shops, traditional inns and restaurants on the doorstep. Highgrove and Chavenage (better known as 'Trenwith' and the family home of the Poldarks!) are under two miles away, as are a host of other attractions just waiting to be discovered! Sleeps 2

    From £299 to £499

  • Ford Hill Cottage

    Ford Hill Cottage, Kentisbury, Devon, England.

    Sitting on the edge of the Exmoor National Park, this beautifully presented holiday cottage is an ideal choice for anyone wanting to explore the North Devon Coastline and its beautiful sandy beaches with Combe Martin, Croyde and Woolacombe (amongst others) within easy reach. Sleeps 6

    From £350 to £995