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...

  • Grove Farm - The Farmhouse

    Grove Farm - The Farmhouse, Bramfield, Suffolk, England.

    A delightful farmhouse packed full of character accommodating large groups of 13 guests - an ideal retreat for a family holiday, break with friends or as a venue to celebrate a special occasion. The Suffolk Heritage Coastline and its many attractions is within easy reach. Sleeps 13

    From £1500 to £3250

  • Cormorant Cottage

    Cormorant Cottage, Hartland, Devon, England.

    A collection of eight holiday homes ideally placed on the Hartland Peninsula in an AONB providing an excellent place from which to explore the North Devon coastline with its popular villages, towns and attractions. On-site facilities include an indoor pool, sauna and games room. Sleeps 4

    From £450 to £725

  • Randalls Cottages

    Randalls Cottages, Tunstead, Norfolk, England.

    Five elegant, well-appointed holiday cottages just four miles from Wroxham in the heart of the Norfolk Broads with shared use of an indoor swimming pool. Ideal for exploring the waterways and also the Norfolk Coast and Norwich City. Sleeps 6

    From £500 to £1000