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Florence Court Rose Cottage in the gardens at Florence Court, County Fermanagh
Florence Court Rose Cottage in the gardens at Florence Court, County Fermanagh | © National Trust / Mike Henton


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 our unique getaways and find a destination you'll love.


These five new collections of cottages and campsites are full of ideas for memorable breaks. They're inspired by the special buildings and unforgettable experiences at the heart of a National Trust holiday.

The exterior of Lytes Cary, Somerset

Grand houses and halls 

Browse grand houses and halls, some with space to gather a group of up to 16 friends and family, and others with apartments for two. Image: Lytes Cary, Somerset

The open-plan kitchen, dining and sitting room at Kiln Barn, Herefordshire


From modern barns with luxurious interiors to wonky buildings full of historical, rustic features, all our barns have walks from the doorstep and comfortable places to relax at the end of the day. Image: Kiln Barn, Herefordshire

The outdoor bath and shower at Cartref, Gwynedd

Tiny cottages 

Mountain views, waterfalls, woodland and wildlife... The location is the star of each of these tiny cottage holidays. Each one sleeps two guests and has all you need for a simple stay. Image: Cartref, Gwynedd

Pods at Wasdale Campsite in winter, Cumbria

Dark skies 

Take a look at campsites and remote cottages with some of the most star-spangled views in the UK. Image: Wasdale Campsite, Cumbria

Exterior of The Old Rectory, West Gower, Swansea

Remarkable views 

A view of York Minster from the dining table, a view across Crook Hall Gardens from the balcony or a view over Monmouth from the top of the Kymin hill... Each cottage in this collection looks out onto something really special. Image: Rhossili Old Rectory, South Wales

Family-friendly holiday destinations

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.

Visitors at Souter Lighthouse, Tyne & Wear

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: Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 1 and 2, Tyne and Wear

The sitting and dining room at Pant Rhiw Cottage, Gwynedd

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: Pant Rhiw Cottage, Gwynedd

Wild escapes

Heddon Orchard Bothy, Devon

Woodland and forest breaks 

Wake up to nature's natural alarm clock as you watch the sun rise over the canopy or enjoy breakfast together in your very own woodland garden.

Bird How, Cumbria

Nature and wildlife breaks 

Re-discover the great outdoors and immerse yourself in nature. Watch the sun rise over the mountains as you eat breakfast, explore ancient forests and spot Orion's belt in the night sky on an unforgettable nature break.

Bar Lodge, Cornwall

Coastal holiday cottages 

If you’re looking for a fun family holiday, a hideaway for two, or a simple base for a walking break, our coastal holiday cottages are the perfect home away from home.

Highertown Farm Campsite, Cornwall

Coastal camping 

If you love the coast, you can't go wrong with a stay at a beach campsite. Spend your days exploring hidden coves, playing on sandy beaches, taking to the water or rock-pooling for a day of fresh, salty air.

Try something new

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.

A child kayaks in the sea off Middle Beach at Studland, Dorset

Active holidays 

Holidays aren't just about relaxing. They're about adventure, experience and excitement. We'll help you choose your activity and find a place to stay close by.

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.