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...

  • Gem Cottage

    Gem Cottage, Ebrington, Gloucestershire, Cotswolds, England.

    A cosy Cotswolds cottage for four in an idyllic position in the charming Cotswolds village of Ebrington with an excellent pub and superb walks on the doorstep and an abundance of attractions close by including Chipping Campden and Hidcote Manor just a short drive away. Sleeps 4

    From £495 to £660

  • Oat Cottage

    Oat Cottage, Chiddingly, East Sussex, England.

    Stylish yet cosy, this delightful cottage is perfect for couples and small families and sits right in the very heart of East Sussex in a rural position close to Chiddingly village with the beautiful South Downs National Park in sight. A great place for a taste of country life and good base for exploring the many attractions of Sussex and also Kent, including the coastline. Sleeps 4

    From £410 to £535

  • Quantock Hills Apartments - Apartment 1

    Quantock Hills Apartments - Apartment 1, Crowcombe, Somerset, England.

    Sitting in the South Wing of magnificent Crowcombe Court, this comfortable welcoming three bedroom self-catering apartment is perfect for friends and families and sits on the edge of the beautiful Quantock Hills AONB. Superb walking and cycling from the front door, pubs and restaurants for a meal out (one within walking distance), and an abundance of attractions nearby including Exmoor National Park. Sleeps 5

    From £425 to £825