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...

  • 33 Folkeston Hill

    33 Folkeston Hill, Nolton Haven, Pembrokeshire, Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales.

    Whether you are looking for a seaside break for two or a family beach holiday, this modern self-catering chalet is a good choice. It is ideally located in the Welsh coastal village of Nolton Haven on the Pembrokeshire coast with beach and friendly pub serving good food just a short walk away. Spend your days lazing on the beach, exploring the famous Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, discovering the national parks many attractions or horse riding along the beach - the choices are plentiful. Sleeps 4

    From £250 to £495

  • Millsyde

    Millsyde, Kelso, Scottish Borders, Scotland.

    Beautifully presented throughout, this lovely Scottish cottage provides single level accommodation and sits in a beautifully tranquil position just two miles from the vibrant Border town of Kelso. All the right ingredients to simply relax, and an abundance of attractions for great days out. Spend your days exploring Kelso, fishing, cycling, playing golf on a championship course, walking or exploring the Northumberland coast or City of Edinburgh. The choices are endless. Sleeps 6

    From £675 to £1200

  • West Cottage

    West Cottage, Kelso, Scottish Borders, Scotland.

    Cosy with a warm Scottish welcome, West Cottage is surrounded by peace and tranquility, yet just two miles down river from the attractive thriving Border town of Kelso with its fantastic market, superb shops, pubs and restaurants. A haven for wildlife and a perfect setting for relaxing, walking or exploring the areas numerous attractions with fishing, cycling and championship golf nearby. If all that's not enough, the stunning coastline of Northumberland and Edinburgh are within driving distance. Sleeps 4

    From £325 to £540