Welcome to Cottages to Rent. We feature hand-picked cottages from trusted holiday rental companies, while showcasing some of the most idyllic short break locations in the UK.
From the dramatic splendour of the Lake District to the tranquil charm of the Norfolk Broads, our properties can be found throughout England and Wales.
All of the short-break holiday cottages and self-catering properties on our site have attracted excellent reviews from previous guests and offer exemplary levels of self-catering accommodation. Here’s a preview!
A detached cottage in Moneystone, Staffordshire with a charming, rustic interior that consists of two bedrooms (1 double, 1 king-size double), a shower-room, a well-equipped kitchen and a living room with wood-burner. Outside there are two patios to the front and back with furniture – both offer excellent views of the surrounding countryside.
Wards Court 1 is a first floor holiday apartment located in the village of Frampton-on-Severn. Lovingly restored, its open-plan interior consists of a modern kitchen, a double bedroom with luxury en-suite bathroom and a living room with dining area. The exterior includes a garden with patio furniture. Wards Court is also well-placed for walking/cycling along the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal.
Properties for Two
Gable View consists of three cottages that have been tastefully converted from old stone farm buildings. Set on a working farm near Ravenglass, each property features ground-floor, open-plan interiors and bedrooms with en-suite facilities. Gable View is very well-appointed and offers a great base from which to explore the dramatic and picturesque surroundings.
A beautifully appointed holiday property in the village of Quatford – well-suited for romantic getaways, the cosy interior retains the original building’s wooden beams and consists of a twin bedroom, a sitting area with modern kitchen and fold-away dining table. The exterior includes a private garden area. The Brewhouse also provides the ideal base from which to explore the idyllic Shropshire countryside.
Properties for Large Groups
This Grade II listed property offers luxury accommodation for large groups. It’s been lovingly converted from a stationmaster’s house and retains many original features such as mullioned windows and a slate fireplace. Decorated in a traditional theme, stand-out amenities include a well-equipped kitchen with AGA and woodburner. The exterior comprises two enclosed courtyards.
Tudor Wing is an attractive, historical holiday property set in the owner’s plush grounds and surrounded by AONB vistas. It adjoins a medieval manor house and is laid out over three floors. Features include seven super king-size double bedrooms, a formal dining room for 16 guests and a spacious country garden. The exterior also includes a tennis court and swimming pool.
This is a chalet-styled barn conversion that’s luxuriously decorated and features a spacious contemporary interior with an open-plan configuration. There are four bedrooms comprising one ground floor king-size double with en-suite facilities, one ground floor double, one double and a twin bedroom. The modern, well-equipped kitchen includes a breakfast bar and dining area.
An 18th century property offering spacious accommodation over three floors – located near the village of Millhouse Green on the fringes of the Peak District National Park, Hazlehead House is ideal for large families and groups. It includes seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms and numerous character features such as a woodburner and snug with open-fire.
Located just outside the village of Welsh Newton, this charming, pet-friendly holiday cottage offers a secluded getaway. Laid out over two floors, it includes a king size room with adjacent bathroom, a small but modern kitchen and a snug living room with a wood-burner. To the exterior is a private patio area which affords some inspiring views of the surrounding countryside.
Y Cwtch is located in Newport, Pembrokeshire and has been tastefully converted from an old farmyard building. It’s well-furnished and decorated in a style that combines traditional and contemporary themes to great effect. The interior comprises a king-size double bedroom, bathroom with Jacuzzi and a modern kitchen. The exterior features a private garden and patio.
Can’t Decide Where to Stay?
Not sure where you’d like to take your cottage holiday? Then head over to our Travel Guides section for help. We profile a large collection of top short break holiday destinations, providing information about top UK visitor attractions and historical sites of interest as well as popular outdoor activities. Our guides also include information about picturesque towns and villages in each region.
We Profile the Major Holiday Rental Companies
When you’re booking a holiday cottage, it’s always helpful to get the low-down on the company you’re planning on doing business with. So as well as presenting you with short-break holiday cottages, we also provide background information on the UK rental companies that offer them. We evaluate the size of their property portfolios, the extent of their geographical coverage and any extra fees they may attach to bookings. Navigate to our holiday rental companies page for more details.