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The exterior of Hop KIln Farmhouse, Herefordshire
The exterior of Hop KIln Farmhouse, Herefordshire | © National Trust/Mike Henton

Every year we restore and bring new life to holiday cottages, bothies, bunkhouses and campsites across England, Wales and Northern Ireland for you to enjoy on a National Trust holiday. Here you'll find our new places, as well as existing holiday cottages which have been recently refurbished.

New for autumn and winter 2023

The Weir Garden Cottage during restoration, with the Weir Garden over the wall, Herefordshire

The Weir Garden Cottage, Herefordshire 

This friendly-looking building brings together a cottage and former dairy, and will soon be a comfortable, modern holiday cottage with accessible rooms on the ground floor. It will be ready for first guests in January and is taking bookings now. As well as all-hours access to the Weir Garden, you’ll have your own private garden created by the head gardener. Sleeps ten.

The exterior of Hop Kiln Mews and neighbouring cottages, Herefordshire

Hop Kiln Mews, Herefordshire 

Eighteenth-century hop kilns are part of the fabric of this quirky apartment, joining Hop Kiln Farmhouse, Kiln Barn and Hop Kiln Cart Barn on the Brockhampton estate. Sleeps two.

Cotehele Quay Lodge Cottage during restoration and the surrounding area including Cotehele Quay and the River Tamar, Cornwall

Cotehele Quay Lodge Cottage, Cornwall 

In 2023, we have been working to restore Cotehele Quay Lodge Cottage (sleeps 2). It will be ready for first guests in December 2023, and is accepting bookings now. It's full of quirks and original features, and looks down to the Tamar River at the heart of the Cotehele estate. The money you spend on your holiday helps us preserve and bring new life to special places like this. Sleeps two.

Recent cottage transformations

Many holiday cottages have been recently refurbished, making them even more cosy and comfortable for your stay. You'll find bright, modern kitchens and bathrooms, lovely colours, wallpapers and linens, and soft sofas for evenings by a roaring woodburner. We've preserved and given new life to original and historical features, helping to tell each building's special story.

The sitting room in Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 1, Tyne and Wear

Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 1, Tyne and Wear 

The lighthouse keeper and his family would have lived in this sea-view cottage, which stands at the landward end of the Souter Lighthouse, built in 1871 to ward ships from the dangerous rocks at Whitburn Steel. Sleeps four.

The open-plan kitchen, sitting and dining room at Boatman's Loft, Yorkshire

Boatman's Loft, North Yorkshire 

This distinctive Robin Hood’s Bay red-roofed cottage is perched on top of the sea wall at the edge of the beach, for uninterrupted views of the sea. Sleeps two.

The kitchen at Hop Kiln Farmhouse, Herefordshire

Hop Kiln Farmhouse, Herefordshire 

This large, inviting house with its former hop kilns and barns, is surrounded by countryside on the Brockhampton Estate. Sleeps 10.

The sitting and dining room at The Potter's Cottage, County Down

The Potter's Cottage, County Down 

In the farmyard at Castle Ward, this quaint, stone cottage has Strangford Lough and miles of footpaths on the doorstep. Sleeps four.

The four-poster bedroom at Bosveal, Cornwall

Bosveal, Cornwall 

Part of a large country manor house with lovely grounds and views of the Helford River, Bosveal is a great place to gather. Sleeps 10.

The sitting room at Burrows Cottage, Swansea

Burrows Cottage, South Wales 

This former forester's cottage is tucked among pine trees, and a short walk from the beach. Sleeps five.

New campsites open for winter

Kingston Lacy Motorhome Site, Dorset

Kingston Lacy Motorhome Site 

A peaceful site surrounded by grassland and ancient trees on the Kingston Lacy estate, a short stroll from the house and gardens.

Stourhead Estate Motorhome Site and the surrounding area, Wiltshire

Stourhead Estate Motorhome Site 

A tranquil site on the expansive Stourhead estate, with its world-famous garden, Palladian house and acres of countryside walks.

The area surrounding Weston Farm Motorhome Site, Dorset

Weston Farm Motorhome Site 

Five sea-view pitches in the grounds of an old dairy farm, with walks inland to the Purbeck hills or to Chapman’s Pool on the Jurassic Coast.

New cottages in 2023

The exterior of Brownsham Bothy, Devon

Brownsham Bothy, Devon 

This simple, stone building offers an open-plan space for relaxing and sleeping, close to the South West Coast Path. Sleeps four.

The outdoor seating at Hempfield Stables, Cheshire

Hempfield Stables, Cheshire 

Converted stables in a walled garden near Dunham Massey’s walks and historic attractions, with rustic features, modern luxuries and lots of outdoor space. Sleeps four.

The exterior of Heron View and the surrounding buildings, Devon

Heron View, Exmoor 

This cosy apartment in a pretty village has the meeting place of the Oare and Badgworthy waters a stone's throw away. Sleeps four.

The first twin bedroom at Village Farmhouse, Cheshire

Village Farmhouse, Cheshire 

A farmhouse made for gathering together, in the heart of a lovely Cheshire village and a short walk from Dunham Massey’s Georgian house, gardens and deer park. Sleeps 12.

The exterior of 1 Bagdon Farm Cottage, Surrey

1 Bagden Farm Cottage, Surrey 

A modern, timber-framed barn with views to the Surrey hills. Sleeps six.

The exterior of 2 Heathland Cottages, Dorset

2 Heathland Cottages, Dorset 

A quirky holiday cottage in a former isolation hospital with amazing views over the Purbeck Hills. Sleeps eight.

The exterior of Bishop's Gate Lodge, County Londonderry

Bishop's Gate Lodge, County Londonderry 

A gothic gate lodge on the coastal estate of Mussenden Temple and Downhill Demesne. Sleeps two.

The exterior of Holeslack Cottage, Cumbria

Holeslack Cottage, Cumbria 

A rustic, light-filled farm cottage on the Sizergh estate, with views of the medieval castle, walking trails and cycle routes on the doorstep. Sleeps four.

The exterior of Downpatrick Gate Lodge, County Down

Downpatrick Gate Lodge, County Down 

A secluded, period lodge on the Castle Ward estate, surrounded by wildlife and walks. Sleeps two.

The exterior of Florence Court Rose Cottage, County Fermanagh

Florence Court Rose Cottage, County Fermanagh 

A charming gardener’s cottage with an apple orchard view at Florence Court. Sleeps four.

The outdoor seating area at Kymin Stables, Monmouthshire

Kymin Stables, Monmouthshire 

Converted hilltop stables above the Wye Valley. Sleeps four.

The sitting room at Gorsey Bank Barn, Derbyshire

Gorsey Bank Barn, Derbyshire 

A converted barn with a fresh, bright interior, views towards Eyam Moor and walks from the doorstep. There’s even an owl box with a camera livestream. Sleeps six.

The exterior of Millstone Barn, Derbyshire

Millstone Barn, Derbyshire 

A converted barn in the Peak District's Hope Valley, surrounded by scenic walks and climbing adventures. Sleeps four.

The outdoor seating and garden at Wilson Farmhouse, Derbyshire

Wilson Farmhouse, Derbyshire 

A grade II-listed cottage from the 1700s in the Peak District's Hope Valley, with inglenook fireplaces and log-burning stoves. Sleeps six.

The first double bedroom at The Slipway, Croyde, Devon

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Go on a holiday at one of the places in our care and you'll not just have a trip filled with special memories, but you'll help us look after these places well into the future.