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Independently Owned Holiday Cottages and Self Catering Accommodation in the UK

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How to search for a holiday cottage

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.

If you haven't decided where you want to go yet, you might want to look through our guides for England, Scotland and Wales for inspiration.

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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...

  • 1 Church Terrace

    1 Church Terrace, Bodfari, Denbighshire, Wales.

    A delightful holiday cottage for couples or small families ideally placed right in the heart of Denbighshire's pretty village of Bodfari nestling amongst the Vale of Clwyd. Walkers and outdoor enthusiasts have both the Clwydian Range and Snowdonia to explore, along with the beautiful coastline and a wealth of attractions. Sleeps 3

    From £300 to £500

  • Tregrehan Garden Cottages - The Mews

    Tregrehan Garden Cottages - The Mews, Par, Cornwall, England.

    The Mews is one of five lovely holiday homes located at Tregrehan, equidistant from the historic harbour village of Charlestown and the popular harbour town of Fowey on the beautiful South Coast of Cornwall. An abundance of attractions within easy reach including fabulous beaches, gardens and of course the world famous Eden Project. Sleeps 2

    From £360 to £460

  • Rattlebeck Cottage

    Rattlebeck Cottage, Seatoller, Cumbria, Lake District, England.

    Comfy with a traditional feel, this attractive miners cottage is surrounded by magnificent mountain views and a wakers paradise sitting right in the heart of the Lake District National Park amongst stunning scenery at the foot of Borrowdale Valley, close to Keswick. Sleeps 6

    From £450 to £675