Welcome to Cottages to Rent. We feature highly-rated hand-picked holiday cottages in idyllic locations throughout England and Wales. They’ve been sourced from some of the most trusted and respected holiday rental companies in the UK. View our Entire Collection or choose your region!
Our Holiday Properties
Our holiday barn conversions are brimming with character both inside and out.
What better way to enjoy a short break holiday than spend it in a traditional thatched property.
How about a short break self catering break at a tradtional holiday cottage?
We feature an expansive range of unusual and unique short break holiday properties.
Browse our collection of top-rated Cornwall holiday cottages and self catering properties.
Looking to stay in the glorious Cotswolds? Take a look at our highly-rated properties!
We showcase a sizeable collection of highly-rated Lake District holiday properties.
Nothing quite like Pembrokeshire and its magnificent coast. How about a short break holiday there?
Featured Holiday Properties
Many of the holiday cottages that you’ll find on our site have been organised into featured pages. These are standout short break properties that we think offer the highest levels of self catering accommodation. Keep in mind though, that all holiday properties on our site are highly-rated, whether they’re featured or not!
Featured Budget Properties
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.
Single-storey apartment set near the village of Frampton-on-Severn. It features a double-bedroom with en-suite facilities and a well-furnished open-plan interior comprising a modern fitted kitchen, dining area and living room. The exterior includes a garden with furniture and barbecue. The Gloucester and Sharpness Canal is also nearby – ideal for cyclists and walkers looking to explore this picturesque region.
Featured Properties for Two
One of three holiday cottages located on a working farm near the idyllic Ravenglass – the well-furnished interior, which includes character features such as ceilings beams, consists of a double bedroom with en-suite facilities and an open-plan area comprising a modern kitchen, dining section and sitting area. Outside is small garden area with furniture. The beautiful Cumbrian landscape is literally on the doorstep.
Stone holiday cottage that sleeps two guests, located in the picturesque Ribblesdale village. The well-furnished interior consists of two bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin), a modern kitchen with dining area and a spacious living room with open-fire. Outside is a private garden which overlooks a mill pond and affords some wonderful views of the idyllic rural landscapes of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.
Featured Properties for Large Groups
This Grade II holiday cottage sleeps 10 with 4 bedrooms (2 super king-size doubles, 2 twins, 2 pull-out stacker beds). The roomy interior, which boasts flagstone floors, consists of a modern kitchen, dining room, two sitting rooms and a parlour with piano. Gravelled gardens can be found to the front and rear with furniture and a barbecue – a superbly-appointed property in one of Yorkshire’s prettiest settings.
Stunning timber-framed holiday property on the High Weald for large groups – it affords wonderful views of AONB-designated countryside and features seven bedrooms. The spacious interior also comprises a large modern kitchen with breakfast table, a formal dining room and a living room with wood-burner. Outside is a private garden with furniture. There’s also a heated outdoor swimming pool.
Featured Luxury Properties
Beautifully-presented chalet-style holiday property near Dereham in Norfolk – there are four bedrooms (1 king-size, 2 doubles, 1 twin) and a stylish, open-plan interior comprising a modern kitchen with the latest mod-cons and a sitting area with wood-burner. The exterior includes a decked area and an enclosed garden with furniture – an excellent base for exploring the majestic North Norfolk coast.
18th century holiday cottage set out over three floors that offers stylish, spacious accommodation for up to sixteen guests. Its charming interior, which includes numerous character features such as a wood-burner and snug, comprises seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms. There are also plenty of mod-cons including an AGA and five smart TVs. Outside are private side and rear lawns with furniture.
Featured Pet-Friendly Properties
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.
Highly-Rated Holiday Properties
From the dramatic splendour of the Lake District to the tranquil charm of the Norfolk Broads, our highly-rated properties can be found in some of the most idyllic locations in the UK. Each one has attained positive reviews from previous occupants and offer high levels of self-catering accommodation. You’ll be able to find guest reviews and comments on each property page together with ratings from the major providers.
The Small Print
It’s always a good idea to get a proper understanding of the accommodation provider you’re thinking of doing business, So navigate to our holiday rental company section for the low-down on the big companies. As well as profile info we also include details of hidden fees and extra charges.
Can’t Decide Where to Stay?
Are you struggling to make a decision about where you’d like to take your cottage holiday? Then head over to our blog section for help. We compose guides to a variety of short break holiday destinations in England and Wales, offering detailed information about local visitor attractions and outdoor activities.