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...

  • Nutley Edge Cottages

    Nutley Edge Cottages, Horney Common, East Sussex, England.

    A choice of modern holiday homes set within 11 acres of rolling East Sussex countryside on the edge of Ashdown Forest with miles of wonderful walks on the doorstep and a vast array of great days out within easy reach. Ideal for a romantic break for two, family holiday or a weekend away with friends. Sleeps 4

    From £455 to £665

  • Nutley Edge Cottages - The Old Farmhouse

    Nutley Edge Cottages - The Old Farmhouse, Horney Common, East Sussex, England.

    A 17th Century farmhouse nestling amongst 11 acres of beautiful East Sussex countryside on the outskirts of Ashdown Forest. Miles of walks from the front door and lots of places of interest within easy reach. Ideal for family holiday or a weekend away with friends. Sleeps 7

    From £910 to £1330

  • Bartridge Farm Cottage

    Bartridge Farm Cottage, Umberleigh, Devon, England.

    The perfect retreat for couples, families or friends with its very own swimming pool and hot tub where you can relax whilst soaking up the glorious views over the beautiful Taw Valley. Set deep in Tarka Country, this is a wonderful retreat for relaxing or visiting North Devon's beaches and Exmoor (25 minutes drive). Sleeps 5

    From £795 to £1450