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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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Cave Farm Barns - Swan
Cave Farm Barns - Swan
Nr. Ely Cambridgeshire

Ground floor: Living room/dining area/kitchen with French doors. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 1 twin galleried bedroom with sloping ceiling.

Apple Tree Cottage
Apple Tree Cottage
N. Holt

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. Conservatory. Utility room. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double 1 twin.

Caerdeon Lodge
Caerdeon Lodge
Caerdeon Nr. Barmouth

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room with slate floor. Kitchen. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Steep narrow stairs to first floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double 1 twin. Beams ...


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Broad Downs Barn, Salcombe, Dartmouth, sleeps 12 – £150 off half term week. Set within 22 acres of privately owned pasture land, Broad Downs Barn forms part of Broad Downs Farm dating from c1860 and consisting of the original farmhouse, stables, barn … 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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