Category : Holidaymaker Information

These are the most popular movie and TV homes, according to Google

At Independent Cottages we list an extremely diverse array of holiday homes – from grand manors, to quaint cottages, tree houses, houseboats, converted buses and everything in between. We know how much a special house can stick with you, and that’s true not only of your own home or places you’ve stayed on holiday but […]

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Coronavirus: UK holidaymakers’ questions answered

Updated 17th August 2021 With the uncertainties surrounding overseas travel, many of us are looking to holiday in the UK this year. Whilst you may be keen to book a holiday, it is likely that you will have questions and concerns surrounding future covid-related restrictions and cancellation policies. Whilst individual holiday home owners will have […]

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Recent research shows average savings of £211 on a UK holiday when you book direct.

We all look for ways to save money and booking a holiday is no exception. However, deciding what to compromise on is often tricky. The good news is that recent research conducted by Independent Cottages in August 2019 has shown that it is easy to save hundreds of pounds without any trade-offs. Simply by booking […]

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Dog Friendly Attractions And Things To Do In The Peak District

If your dog is as much a part of your family as any person there’s no need to upset them with a spell in kennels while you head off for a fantastic holiday, because the Peak District is brimming with dog-friendly attractions, activities and self-catering accommodation. This is a part of the country we know inside […]

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Don’t let a rainy day ruin your holiday in the New Forest

picture of a sign saying 'rainy day'

The South East of England, including the New Forest, generally has a mild climate. However, whenever holidaying anywhere in the UK, it is always worth having a few wet weather options up your sleeve! Whether it is just a bit of drizzle, or a complete wash out, there’s no need to let the weather get […]

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Best things to do in Shropshire on holiday

Sheep grazing amongst the green rolling Shropshire Hills

Best known as the birthplace for the industrial revolution and the green rolling hills that dominate the landscape, Shropshire is a beautiful rural county that lies in between Birmingham and Wales. However, there is more to this peaceful countryside that first meets the eye. Hidden beneath the unspoilt landscape you will find World Heritage Sites, […]

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10 Fantastic Reasons to Visit Pembrokeshire

Tucked away on the far south westerly corner of Wales you will find the hidden gem of Pembrokeshire. Whether you are ripe for an adventure or are simply looking to relax in breath-taking scenery, the combination of the towering sea cliffs, stunning beaches and unspoilt coastal paths is hard to beat. Coupled with wild moors and […]

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Cardigan and the Ceredigion Coast Travel Guide

Looking through the opening of a cave out onto a sandy beach

If you like long sandy beaches, stunning coastal walks and an abundance of wildlife, you should seriously consider a holiday to Cardigan and the Ceredigion coast in west Wales. The award winning beaches make it the perfect spot to catch some waves, build a sandcastle or watch wild dolphins play in the sea. For those […]

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Best things to do on holiday in Kent

The ford and bridge at Eynsford

Fondly known as ‘The Garden of England’, Kent is renowned for its abundance of hop farms and orchards, glorious gardens and lush rolling countryside. Also famed for its bluebell woods, flower meadows, iconic White Cliffs, ancient woodlands and mysterious marshes, Kent is the perfect place to enjoy wide open skies and a diverse countryside rich […]

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Best seaside holidays in the UK

A sandscastle with Union Jack, yellow bucket and spade on a British beach.

If you are looking to blow the cobwebs away and recharge those batteries there is nothing more rejuvenating than a holiday by the sea. Enjoy relaxing in the sun with the sand between your toes whilst listening to the waves gently crashing on the shore. Go body boarding, build a sandcastle or simply enjoy the […]

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