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Recently added and featured properties

53.034571, -1.810115
Weekly price from
£1815 to £1955
Sleeps 14

14  |   6  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 2 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

54.077557, -2.033138
Weekly price from
£990 to £990
Sleeps 2

2  |   1  |   No  |   No  |   Yes

Min nights: 2

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

50.406382, -5.077868
Weekly price from
£950 to £1500
Sleeps 4

4  |   2  |   2   |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 3 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

53.213089, -2.266793
Weekly price from
£805 to £896
Sleeps 2

2  |   1  |   No  |   No  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 2 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

50.967586, -3.917378
Weekly price from
£2296 to £3059
Sleeps 4

4  |   2  |   2   |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 3 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

54.413873, -1.766053
Weekly price from
£1399 to £2099
Sleeps 6

6  |   3  |   2   |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

50.326022, -4.803410
Weekly price from
£2599 to £2599
Sleeps 8

8  |   4  |     |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 7

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

50.514049, -4.981343
Weekly price from
£520 to £1050
Sleeps 4
Last Minute Offers

4  |   2  |   2   |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

57.702596, -2.860004
Weekly price from
£395 to £695
Sleeps 6

6-8  |   3  |   1   |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 4 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

58.274512, -6.330387
Weekly price from
£1800 to £2450
Sleeps 4
Last Minute Offers

4  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 4 (off peak) | 5 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

52.559605, -3.536958
Weekly price from
£350 to £795
Sleeps 6

6  |   3  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 3 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

53.212929, -3.355157
Weekly price from
£3215 to £6500
Sleeps 24

24  |   11  |   3+   |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 1 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

50.745501, -4.529184
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Weekly price from
£525 to £1245
Sleeps 5

5  |   3  |   3+   |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Friday | 4 Star

51.930401, -1.719210
Featured
Weekly price from
£475 to £695
Sleeps 2
Last Minute Offers

2  |   1  |   No  |   No  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 4 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Mon/Fri

54.066576, -1.961633
Featured
Weekly price from
£479 to £850
Sleeps 4

4  |   2  |   2   |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Mon/Fri

50.725055, -1.848894
Featured
Weekly price from
£5800 to £5800
Sleeps 26
Last Minute Offers

26  |   9  |   3+   |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 2 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

50.791165, -1.855829
Featured
Weekly price from
£5800 to £5800
Sleeps 23
Last Minute Offers

23  |   5  |   3+   |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 2 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

Who are we?

Independent Cottages was launched by Sarah and Steve Jarvis in 2006, and now promotes over 2,000 verified properties to rent throughout the UK. The company became part of the Snaptrip family in March 2022 when we were acquired by the Snaptrip Group.

The mission remains the same, to represent property owners who want to advertise, rent and manage their self-catering accommodation independently. We believe in great service and value for money; we also believe in fair advertising in that holidaymakers should not pay agency-style booking fees for their holiday cottage breaks when dealing direct with owners.

Independent Cottages offers a wide selection of self catering holiday accommodation from oast houses to south coast fisherman’s cottages and town houses to farm stays in popular destinations like Cornwall, the Lake District and Wales. 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 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 late booking deal.

We are not an agency, we put you in direct contact with the cottage owner / manager so that you can ask questions, make sure the property meets your personal needs, and book directly with the person who knows the cottage better than anyone else.

Booking independently provides a high level of flexibility and can often lead to great savings as we don’t charge any additional booking / service fees on top of owners rates. 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.

100% Verified Owners

No Booking Fees

Unlike other websites we don't charge you a booking fee. You pay the price quoted by the owner with no fees added on top.

Verified Owners

All our owners are known to us and have passed our verification process. We do not allow self-registration of properties, meaning that you will only see bonafide cottages from verified owners.

Unique Offers

Our offers are added directly by our owners. We don't share offers on other websites because they add commission or a booking fee; so you won't find these offers anywhere else on the internet.

Book Direct

Deal directly with the owner or property manager. Benefit from the owners' first-hand knowledge of each property and enjoy greater booking flexibility. Book direct and avoid extra fees.

Independent Cottages

We are proud of our independent status, so in order to offer a greater choice we also represent a small number of specialist, local or niche agencies. All pricing quoted for such properties includes fees charged by the agency meaning that you can book via Independent Cottages knowing you are not paying any extra fees on top of fees.

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Holiday ideas

Planning your next break away and stuck for ideas? Let us help you with some holiday inspiration.

Romance in the air?
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Fancy a pint at the local?
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Love a day at the beach?
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Enjoy a swim?
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Going away with friends?
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Taking the bikes?
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Looking for a farmstay?
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Specific accessibility needs?
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