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...

  • Acorns Caravan

    Acorns Caravan, Ogdens, Hampshire, New Forest, England.

    Perfect for dog owners and those who enjoy nature, walking, cycling and horse riding, this 28ft caravan sits within the New Forest National Park and offers the opportunity of enjoying the simple pleasures in life. Just three miles from Fordingbridge, there are plenty of attractions within easy reach. Sleeps 6

    From £240 to £415

  • Graylands Cottage

    Graylands Cottage, Godshill, Hampshire, New Forest, England.

    A much loved family holiday home for over thirty years, Graylands Cottage affords a tranquil position with lovely views, nicely tucked away in the New Forest National Park with walks starting from the cottage gate. Spend your days exploring the forest by foot, pony trekking, cycling, getting out and about exploring the areas many attractions or simply sitting back in the large garden and soaking up the lovely views and wildlife. Sleeps 8

    From £360 to £1290

  • Brookside Cottage

    Brookside Cottage, Two Dales, Derbyshire, Peak District, England.

    Sleeping up to ten guests, this welcoming Derbyshire cottage provides a fantastic retreat for friends and families in the village of Two Dales in the Peak District National Park. Superb outdoor activities and a village pub within walking distance, as well as an abundance of attractions within easy reach. Sleeps 10

    From £938 to £1250