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 offers in the forthcoming few weeks; or you can browse our popular destinations or holiday ideas 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 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...

  • Beechwood Cottage

    Beechwood Cottage, Alby, Norfolk, England.

    A cosy character peaceful retreat in a beautiful rural position within easy reach of the Norfolk Coastline and areas many attractions including the Broads. Sleeps 4

    From £250 to £460

  • The Little Haven

    The Little Haven, Two Dales, Derbyshire, Peak District, England.

    A gorgeous holiday cottage that makes a wonderful bolt hole for two seeking a romantic break. Fantastic walks, including the village pub. Well located for exploring the Peak District and its many attractions. Short breaks available all year and Wi-Fi. Sleeps 2

    From £375 to £595

  • Seaview Cottage

    Seaview Cottage, Rye, East Sussex, England.

    Cosy holiday home for two right in the heart of the Old Town of Rye with restaurants, pubs, art galleries and antique shops on the doorstep. Exceptional views over the Salts and beyond to Romney Marsh. A superb base for exploring East Sussex and its many attractions including the coast (just over three miles from Camber Sands). Sleeps 4

    From £420 to £700