Independent ottages has a large selection of holiday cottages and self-catering accommodation throughout the UK. You can search for a holiday cottage via our Advanced Search page where you can enter your criteria to narrow down your search results; search by Quick Search or the map on the home page or you can search via Late Availability for a last minute offer. Alternatively, why not have a look at our holiday ideas below for some inspiration.
Dog friendly holiday cottages
There are over 7.3 million dog owners throughout the UK and an ever increasing number of places (including restaurants, pubs and beaches) that are dog friendly. There are miles of footpaths and byways to explore through rolling countryside or along the coastline and who better to take with you than your four-legged friend! Taking your dog on holiday in the UK could not be easier with a wide range of holiday cottages and self-catering accommodation offering dog-friendly facilities, including enclosed gardens, direct footpath access, local information regarding dog-friendly attractions and even doggie treats! For some tips and information to help you plan your holiday with your dog in the UK, visit our blog.
Holiday cottages with a hot tub
People are often looking for a little something special when booking a holiday or break away and what could be a better way of relaxing than bubbling in a hot tub. Not only ideal for couples wanting a romantic break, hot tubs are also very popular with families and groups of friends and can make a holiday special at any time of the year. With over sixty holiday cottages with a hot tub to choose from throughout the UK, why not treat yourself and enjoy a truly relaxing break or holiday.
Holiday cottages near a golf course
Whether you are a seasoned professional or an occasional hacker, take your clubs away on holiday with you and enjoy a leisurely round or two. You may be looking for a golf break or simply want to escape for an hour or two and enjoy a game of golf amongst new surroundings. Whatever your desire, we have a wide selection of holiday cottages and self catering accommodation near to a golf course, throughout the UK.
Holiday cottages near a beach
The UK has around 11,000 miles of coastline and some of the best beaches in Europe, with most coastal regions of the UK having a diverse mixture of cliffs, rocks, sand and pebbles, so all tastes can be catered for. Whether you are planning a family beach holiday, want to experience life in a fishing village, are a wildlife enthusiast, want to walk the coastal paths or simply want to relax by the sea, we have a great selection of holiday cottages and self catering accommodation to choose from. Be sure to check with the owner which beaches are nearby, how accessible they are, restrictions and local conditions. Distant sea views can be just as appealing as being right on the sea front. Also consider that inland destinations can also be a good base from which to visit local beaches with the added benefit of returning home to a peaceful retreat of an evening. View our cottages near a beach.
Holiday cottages near a pub
Whether it's a cold beer after a long walk on a summers day or a glass of red wine by the fire on a chilly night, the British pub is the focus on many a holiday and a big part of British life. With over 53, 500 public houses in the UK, there is sure to be one to suit all tastes, whether you are looking for a meal out at a gastro pub or simply want to sample a good local pint of ale. Many people want to completely relax and escape 'domestic duties' while away on holiday and what could be nicer, than strolling to the local pub or restaurant after a fun packed day. If you would like to look for a holiday cottage or self-catering accommodation near a pub (or restaurant), then take a look at our large selection.
Holiday cottages with a swimming pool
Our selection of holiday cottages and self catering accommodation with swimming pools can provide hours of endless fun and enjoyment for not only the children but also the adults! We have a good range of holiday accommodation offering indoor and outdoor swimming pools, with either private or shared use. Maybe you are looking for a holiday cottage with its own private swimming pool set in the grounds where you can enjoy lazy sunny days relaxing by the pool or an early morning dip before setting off on your day's adventures. Alternatively, you may be looking for an indoor swimming pool to keep the children amused or to enjoy during the colder months. With over eighty holiday cottages with a swimming pool, you are sure to find something for your UK holiday or break away.
Luxury and 5 Star cottages
Are you looking for a luxury holiday cottage that offers that little something special to enjoy a romantic break, celebrate an occasion in style or perhaps you appreciate a higher level of attention to detail and comfort while you are on holiday. We have a large selection of luxury and five star holiday cottages throughout the UK, that all have something special to offer from a fantastic setting, to a hot tub where you can relax and unwind at the end of the day. Maybe you are looking for contemporary barn conversation, a holiday cottage with spa and fitness facilities or a stylish apartment with sea views - click here to see our selection of luxury and five star holiday cottages and self-catering accommodation.
Holiday cottages with stables
Are you one of the UK's 4 million horse riders? If so why not consider looking for a cottage that's near to a stable yard or riding school? If you fancy a one-to-one lesson, or perhaps just hacking out with friends or family, we have over 300 properties which have horse riding or stabling nearby. Or perhaps you are looking to take your horse away with you. We also have properties that have stabling / livery onsite. Well worth considering if you and your horse fancy exploring some different parts of the UK.
Holiday cottages with tennis facilities
Tennis is a game that the whole family can enjoy! Just make sure that you pack your rackets and plenty of spare tennis balls! We have a great selection of cottages with a tennis court across the UK. In fact many of these properties have additional sports and recreational facilities too, so be sure to discuss with the owner so that you pack the right things. A little planning can ensure that you make the most of any sports or recreational facilities on site. Just make sure that you keep an eye on the dog!
Holiday cottages with bike storage
The essence of a family holiday is taking time out together to do things that you don't normally have time to do at home. What greater activity is there than taking a family bike ride to explore new places, picnic sites and pub? That's why we ask each owner if they have facilities to store bikes. You don't really want to keep the families bikes strapped to the back of the car all holiday. Use the Advanced Search facility or browse through our cottages with bike storage.
Holiday cottages with fishing onsite
Fishing remains one of the most popular pastimes in the UK. Obviously, for sea fishing on the doorstep, look at our selection of cottages near a beach. However coarse fisherman and those adept with a fly, might like to look at cottages with fishing facilities onsite (or at least very close by). Speak to the owner in order to get the best local knowledge; such as tips on bait, the most productive spots and best times of day.