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...

  • Barn Cottage

    Barn Cottage, Framlingham, Suffolk, England.

    Furnished and equipped to a high standard, this lovely holiday cottage is ideally positioned within a short stroll to the historic Suffolk market town of Framlingham with its good selection of restaurants, pubs and medieval castle. Sleeps 4

    From £400 to £500

  • Farley Lodge

    Farley Lodge, Farley, Hampshire, England.

    A delightful stylish retreat for two in a wonderfully tranquil area, deep within Bentley Woods where rare butterflies and fallow deer can be seen under the giant oaks. Sitting on the Hampshire/Wiltshire borders, this is a walkers and cyclists paradise and a short drive from the New Forest National Park. Sleeps 2

    From £395 to £500

  • Hartwell

    Hartwell, Sydenham Damerel, Devon, England.

    An idyllic retreat for large groups of up to ten in a tranquil country setting just four miles from Tavistock and within easy reach of Devon's many attractions. Ideal for a holiday with friends or family with outdoor heated pool (April - Oct), heaps of charm and modern conveniences. Sleeps 10

    From £950 to £2200