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The exterior of Priest's House, Kent
The exterior of Priest's House, Kent | © National Trust/Mike Henton

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However you want to spend your holidays, getting active or getting cosy, we've got loads of unique holiday cottages, rural camping locations, bothies and bunkhouses. Discover holiday accommodation at the places we care for.

Plan your 2024 holiday

Look forward to a break at one of the places in our care in 2024. The money you spend on your holiday helps us preserve and bring new life to special places across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The outdoor seating at Hempfield Stables, Cheshire

Half-term holidays 

Make school holidays extra special and treat the whole family to a half-term getaway in 2024. Plan ahead now and book a May break. Image: Hempfield Stables, Cheshire

The exterior of Portbraddan Cottage, County Antrim

Top summer breaks for families 

Whatever’s on your family’s wish-list for a summer getaway, we’ve got hundreds of places to stay across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Take a look at some of our best cottages for a holiday with the kids. Image: Portbradden Cottage, County Antrim

The exterior of Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 1 and 2, Tyne & Wear

Free entry to National Trust places during your stay

What's more, dogs go free at all 300 of our dog-friendly cottages, and at 20 campsites. The money you spend on your holiday helps support our work as Europe’s biggest conservation charity, looking after nature, beauty and history for everyone to enjoy. Image: Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 1 and 2, Tyne and Wear

Camping at Brownsea Island Campsite, Dorset

Best places to camp near you 

Take a look at our best places to camp in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and find a campsite near you. Image: Brownsea Island Campsite, Dorset

The exterior of Cotehele Quay Lodge Cottage, Cornwall

New places to stay 

Every year we restore and refurbish holiday cottages, bothies, bunkhouses and campsites across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Discover our latest additions. Image: Cotehele Quay Lodge Cottage, Cornwall

Florence Court Rose Cottage in the gardens at Florence Court, County Fermanagh


Looking for some ideas for your next holiday? Stay in a woodland retreat, take your dog for a stroll along the beach or immerse yourself in nature for an adventure over the school holidays. Be inspired by unique getaways and find a destination you'll love. Image: Florence Court Rose Cottage, County Fermanagh

Last-minute breaks

The row of cottages at Craflwyn Hall, including Stabl Bach, Gwynedd

Last-minute holidays 

Find a last-minute holiday to somewhere special. From weekend adventures to mid-week breaks, you're sure to find somewhere unique to stay with our late availability holiday accommodation. Image: Stabl Bach and the Craflwyn cottages, Gwynedd

Exterior of The Old Rectory, West Gower, Swansea

Rare chance to book 

Find a rare spot of availability at one of our most popular holiday cottages. Image: Rhossili Old Rectory, South Wales

The exterior of Court, Bosveal and Chatham, Cornwall

Large cottages 

Gather friends and family for a holiday in a large farmhouse or grand hall. Image: Court, Bosveal and Chatham, Cornwall

Featured holidays

The sitting room at Kymin Round House, Monmouthshire

Holiday cottages through the ages 

Our holiday cottages offer a treasure chest full of rich history and heritage, waiting to be discovered. Image: Kymin Round House, Monmouthshire

Doyden Castle, Cornwall

Unique and quirky cottages 

From castles, towers and turrets, to an observatory and a lighthouse. Image: Doyden Castle, Cornwall

The exterior of Chodds Farmhouse, West Sussex

Dog-friendly holiday cottages 

Our holiday cottages are set in scenic locations, by rugged coastline and wild countryside. Bring your dog along for the adventure in one of nearly 300 dog-friendly cottages. Image: Chodds Farmhouse, Sussex


View from the walled rose garden to Bodysgallen Hall Hotel, Restaurant and Spa, Llandudno, Conwy, Wales.


For impressive locations, great service and a unique stay, discover our independently-managed hotels. You'll find a warm welcome and outstanding hospitality at Bodysgallen Hall Hotel and Spa in North Wales, Middlethorpe Hall Hotel and Spa in York and Hartwell House Hotel and Spa in Aylesbury. Stay near the Giant's Causeway at the Causeway Hotel, or minutes from the South West Coast Path in North Devon at the Hunter's Inn.

Award-winning holidays

Gorsey Bank Barn, Derbyshire

Which? recommended UK Holiday Cottages Provider

We’ve been named Which? recommended UK Holiday Cottages Provider 2023. We were chosen because of our friendly customer service, cleanliness and value for money. Image: Gorsey Bank Barn, Derbyshire

Winners at the British Travel Awards

Winner in the British Travel Awards 2023

We are thrilled to have won GOLD for Best Company for UK Holiday Home Rentals, in the medium-sized category, at the British Travel Awards. Thank you to everyone who voted and continue to support us in our journey to help protect nature, beauty and history for everyone. Image: Pentireglaze East Cottage, Cornwall

The first double bedroom at The Slipway, Croyde, Devon

Book your holiday

Go on holiday to one of the places in our care for a trip filled with memories, while helping us look after these places well into the future.