Looking for a little inspiration for your holiday in the UK this year? Here's a guide to some of our most popular properties for 2024.
From waterside escapes in Cornwall to country getaways in Northumberland, here are our most popular self catering cottages for 2024 and it’s not hard to see why! Put your feet up and take a look, you might just find the perfect spot for your next holiday…
Nr Beadnell, Northumberland | Sleeps 6
Best for: Exploring somewhere new
Explore Northumberland's glorious coast and countryside with a stay at Keepers Cottage. The cottage’s beautiful country interiors are ideal for cosy days and we love the spacious garden for summertime suppers and stargazing. You'll have many adventures on your doorstep, from visiting Bamburgh Castle, spotting wildlife at Farne Islands, and walking in the wonderful National Park. Plus, the village pub is just a short stroll away for a hearty Sunday lunch.
Nr Looe, Cornwall | Sleeps 4
Best for: Captivating sea views
Make your way to the Cornish coast this year for a stay at Ocean View. Here the very best of coastal living awaits, with a truly spectacular location and breathtaking views across the water. We’re sure you’ll spend most of your time relaxing on the sun-drenched deck, whether that’s unwinding in the hot tub, barbecuing, or reading a book on the sun-lounger. If you can bring yourself to leave (and that may be quite difficult!), you’ll have the harbourside village of Polperro and the bustling town of Looe within easy reach. And if you’re looking to explore more of the Cornish coastline during your holiday, take a look at our complete guide to the Cornish coast for the best beaches, boat trips, and, perhaps most importantly, where to find the best dinner with a view.
Shaldon, Devon | Sleeps 14
Best for: A special celebration
You'll find Meadowcliff tucked away in a blissful waterside location in a beautiful corner of south Devon, with a luxurious hot tub, games room, spacious dining room and seven fabulous bedrooms. Perfect for those special family celebrations, and it’s dog friendly too! . And whilst you’re here, Shaldon is a fantastic place to explore, with its waterside pubs, sandy beach and enticing restaurants. Further afield, Totnes, Brixham and Salcombe are well worth a visit.
Little Haven, Pembrokeshire | Sleeps 10
Best for: A Pembrokeshire adventure
Set in the pretty village of Little Haven, Seaside House is a fabulous family getaway. Explore the magic of the Pembrokeshire coastline, with its beachside cafes, stunning sandy beaches, and incredible scenery, before heading back to soak up the sea views - from the hot tub, of course. The newly refurbished kitchen space is a rather lovely space to cook up a holiday feast, and there are two welcoming pubs in the village for evening meals out. With so much to see and do, Pembrokeshire in Wales makes for a fantastic holiday destination, with its dreamy beaches, tranquil woodland walks and fascinating castles.
Nr Ventnor, Isle of Wight | Sleeps 6
Best for: An Island escape
Nestled on the southern side of the Isle of Wight, The Shute, with its sea views, wonderful garden, and beautiful interiors, promises a special escape, no matter the season. We love the sea-facing conservatory - the perfect spot to relax with a good book in hand, or perhaps enjoy an afternoon nap, and on those warm summer days, the garden is an idyllic spot for outdoor dining under the Island sunshine. The whole family is sure to love the coastal adventures on offer on the Isle of Wight, including discovering its secret places and finding your new favourite walk - you’ll be spoilt for choice!
Tamar Valley, Cornwall | Sleeps 2
Best for: Quiet weekends away
Embrace a slower pace of life in 2024 with an escape to Buzzards Rise. Sitting in the tranquil Tamar Valley countryside, this gorgeous hideaway is just the antidote to a busy city life. The cosy interiors are a delight in the winter months, and we particularly love the fabulous free-standing bath for long, leisurely soaks. And in the summertime, the outside space, with its al fresco dining area and fire pit, makes for many a magical night.
Lyme Regis, Dorset | Sleeps 8
Best for: Fossil hunting adventures
Discover the iconic Jurassic Coast with a holiday at Cobb Cottage. Start your days with coffee and croissants in the garden, before strolling along the waterfront and hunting for fossils. The waterside eateries and cliff top walks in the area make for incredible days out. And back at the cottage, the south-facing terrace is a lovely spot to watch the world sail by and soak up the wonderful views, no matter the time of year.
Nr Clovelly, Devon | Sleeps 8
Best for: Exploring the North Devon coastline
Head to White Coast for sun-drenched days relaxing on the decking, soaking in the hot tub, and enjoying a spot of al fresco dining. You'll find the sandy beaches and dramatic coastline within easy reach for unforgettable adventures. We recommend paying a visit to the picturesque fishing village of Clovelly or catching the ferry over to Lundy Island from Bideford.
Nr Eastbourne, Sussex | Sleeps 10
Best for: A fabulous family gathering
Sea Breeze, perched at the foot of the South Downs National Park, has plenty of idyllic walks and Sussex's lovely beaches within easy reach. The house itself is rather fabulous too, complete with a hot tub and a spacious garden. The sociable interiors are perfect for a fun evenings, with a fabulous kitchen, dining area and living space.
Cadgwith, Cornwall | Sleeps 6
Best for: Chocolate box charm
Kinsale is a charming thatched cottage, perfect for both cosy winter stays and summertime escapes. Its dreamy location, nestled in picturesque Cadgwith Cove on the Lizard Peninsula, is truly a delight to explore, whether you’re visiting the captivating Kynance Cove or dipping your toes in the water at Mullion Cove. And afterwards, Cadgwith Cove Inn is a wonderful place for supper and singalong to traditional shanties with the locals.
Feeling inspired? Take a look at our collection of holiday cottages across the UK and get planning your adventures for 2024.