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...

  • The Hidden Valley

    The Hidden Valley, Washwell, Wiltshire, England.

    A detached stylish large holiday home for sixteen guests with outdoor swimming pool just a short drive from the City of Bath. A peaceful place for a relaxing break with a plethora of attractions on the doorstep. Sleeps 16

    From £1850 to £4450

  • The Old Post Office

    The Old Post Office, Puckington, Somerset, England.

    A delightful picture postcard thatched holiday cottage sitting in a peaceful Somerset village offering a taste of country living and a great base for exploring the many attractions of Somerset, Devon and Dorset including the coast. Sleeps 6

    From £425 to £985

  • Bartlehill Cottage No.3

    Bartlehill Cottage No.3, Coldstream, Scottish Borders, Scotland.

    A spacious well presented dog-friendly holiday home in the Scottish Borders within easy reach of Kelso, Coldstream and the areas many attractions. In a rural position, the cottage is ideal for a relaxing break, walking/cycling or as a base to explore the Border towns. Sleeps 5

    From £320 to £550