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The view from the garden at Lacombe Cottage, Port Quin, Cornwall
The view from the garden at Lacombe Cottage, Port Quin, Cornwall | © National Trust/Mike Henton

Holiday cottages

Discover our collection of more than 500 holiday cottages across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Holiday ideas for 2024

The first twin bedroom at Village Farmhouse, Cheshire
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New and refurbished cottages 

Every year we restore and refurbish holiday cottages, bothies and bunkhouses and campsites across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Image: Village Farmhouse, Cheshire

The exterior of Cymryd, Conwy
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Easter holiday breaks 

There's still time to book a special place to stay this Easter. Find a gathering house, family-friendly cottage or snug for two.

The exterior of Bar Lodge, Penrose, Helston, Cornwall
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Coastal holiday cottages 

There's something special about a holiday by the sea. Image: Bar Lodge, Cornwall

The exterior of Craflwyn Hall, Gwynedd
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Large cottages and neighbouring cottages 

For a big family holiday or gathering with friends, choose from a historic manor house, large farmhouse or groups of cottages right next to each other. Image: Craflwyn Hall, Gwynedd

Featured holiday cottages

The exterior of The Bothy holiday cottage in the gardens of Powis Castle, Wales
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Cottages behind the scenes 

Uniquely located in the gardens and grounds of our estates, many of our holiday cottages offer the chance to experience our special places after-hours.

The exterior of Priest's House, Kent
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Cottages with literary connections 

With historical links to treasured writers and poets, a holiday to one of these cottages offers plenty to inspire any bookworm or budding writer.

A large metal cauldron in the middle of a room at Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire
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Film and TV cottages 

Fancy taking a break at somewhere you've seen on screen? From Game of Thrones to Harry Potter, the places we care for have provided the backdrop to some iconic film and TV scenes.

The exterior of Kymin Round House, Monmouthshire
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Romantic cottages 

Book a getaway at one of our romantic holiday cottages. From cosy country retreats to secluded woodland cabins, these cottages are perfect for a Valentine's or romantic break.

The exterior of Chapel Cottage, Ravenscar, Yorkshire
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Dog-friendly holiday cottages 

Our holiday cottages are set in amazing locations that are perfect for exploring the great outdoors, and with over 160 dog-friendly cottages to choose from you can bring your four-legged friend along on the adventure. Image: Ravenscar Chapel Cottage, Yorkshire

Exterior of Rose Cottage, Cumbria
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Remote cottages 

We've handpicked a special selection of secluded and off-grid holiday cottages to help you get the peace and quiet you're craving. There's no excuses - it's time to be still, look up and reconnect with nature.

An exterior view of The Tower holiday cottage in Norfolk
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Unique and quirky cottages 

These are our real 'wow' moment cottages - from Rapunzel-esque towers, to castles on cliffs, Victorian lighthouses or a former observatory. One thing's for sure, you won't stay anywhere else that's quite same.

Walking at Cwm Idwal, Snowdonia, North Wales
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Walking holidays 

Nothing beats a walking holiday in the great outdoors. That inward sense of achievement after completing a walk, discovering new landscapes and conquering high peaks. Book a stay at one of our cottages across England, Wales and Northern Ireland and set out on a rambling adventure.

Accessible holiday cottages

The Major's Quarter, Cornwall
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Accessible accommodation 

Our modified cottages in idyllic locations are thoughtfully equipped and comfortable to help cater for those less mobile.

Drawing room at the Rothley Lakehouse, Northumberland, a luxury lakefront cottage with its own self-contained cottage.
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Got a question? 

Find answers to frequently asked questions, including queries about changing your booking, payment and Coronavirus related updates.

The history of our holiday cottages

The exterior of Horton Court, Gloucestershire
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Holiday cottage history and restoration 

With the help of people like you, we've been sympathetically restoring historic buildings and turning them into unique holiday cottage getaways.

A close-up of a family sitting at a picnic bench wearing sunglasses at Mottisfont

Find your perfect break

You can almost hear the birdsong. Whether you're looking for off-grid getaways, cosy breaks or family adventures, browse our character-filled holiday cottages and find the one for you.