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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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Whitby Harbour Retreat
Whitby Harbour Retreat
Whitby
North Yorkshire

This third floor apartment is in a modern development overlooking the harbour and close to the town centre of Whitby, and sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms.
Island Yurt
Island Yurt
Beckford
Gloucestershire

This unique property, a 20' yurt, overlooks a fishing lake close to Beckford on the Gloucestershire/Worcestershire border, and sleeps two people.
Ballysheen House
Ballysheen House
Rosslare Harbour
County Wexford

This semi-detached cottage is located next to the owners' own home in the townland of Ballysheen, 5.5 miles from Rosslare Harbour and sleeps twelve people in four bedrooms.

 

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Cottages for Christmas and New Year 2016

Undecided on your Christmas and New Year plans, there’s still time to book a festive break! Log fires, bracing walks on the beach, why not make this Christmas a different experience in 2016.   Skyes Cottages have over 2,000 cottages with availability for the Christmas … 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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