Compare Over 15020 Holiday Cottages, Log Cabins and Apartments across Britain

Cottage World offers you the maximum choice of holiday cottages, from both private cottage owners and agencies. And holiday cottage really means self-catering, which includes anything with its own front door and kitchen; from a converted sail loft on Dartmouth harbour, through to stylish new apartments in Cornwall, log cabins with hot tubs, to castles, lighthouses and yurts. Because there is so much choice, we then offer the best cottage search anywhere to narrow down your options.

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Byre Cottage
Byre Cottage
Shirwell Barnstaple Devon

Set amidst tranquil Devon countryside these attractive cottages boast outstanding views over a valley teeming with wildlife and shared enjoyment of an indoor swimming pool and children’s pool open all ...
Par For The Course
Par For The Course
Nr. Great Yarmouth

Perfect for an indulgent break whatever the season this delightful and luxurious property boasts its own sauna and hot tub and is one of a small cluster set at the ...
Tulip, Weston Bay
Tulip, Weston Bay

A beautiful newbuild retreat on the Jurassic Coast.


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Self-catering holidays are great for giving you the freedom of choosing what, where and when you eat; a meal in the local pub, fish and chips by the ...


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Heading to South Devon on holiday this September?

Coast & Country Cottages have a great selection of self-catering properties exclusively in South Devon. Ranging from luxury apartments with stunning uninterrupted river views, to elegant country houses surrounded by acres of private gardens, and cosy cottages perfectly positioned minutes … Continue reading

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Explore Britain's Counties

Avoid airport chaos and explore the beauty and rich diversity of the UK and Channels Islands. From lodges in Scotland to a Cottage in Cornwall. There are some stunning areas to visit, glorious beaches, fascinating historic houses and gardens, great pubs and restaurants to try out, and always plenty of attractions to keep the kids entertained even in wet weather.

Explore Blue Flag Beaches

The Blue Flag is an environmental award given to Beach Operators who make a special effort to manage their coastal water environment and beaches. To attain the Blue Flag, Beach Operators have to meet a number of criteria covering environmental information and education, environmental management, safety and services, water quality.

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Explore National Parks

The 15 UK National Parks are the real gems of our countryside - the special places nationally protected because of their beautiful countryside, wildlife and cultural heritage. They are living, working areas that welcome visitors and provide opportunities for everyone to experience, learn about and enjoy their treasures. A holiday in a UK National Park offers so many opportunities for outdoor activities; from mountaineering to mountain biking or simply strolling around and enjoying the view.

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Explore AONBs

As the name suggests these are areas nationally recognised and protected for their natural beauty and distinctive character. When you choose a holiday in one of the 38 AONBs in England or Wales you are guaranteed beautiful countryside whether it's wild moorland, rolling hills or sandy beaches.

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