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The patio with outdoor table and seating at The Weir Garden Cottage, Herefordshire
The patio with outdoor table and seating at The Weir Garden Cottage, 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 cottages

The restoration of Hawthorn Cottage, Ceredigion

Hawthorn Cottage, Ceredigion, Wales 

On the Hafod Estate with trails from the gate, this traditional estate-worker's cottage is full of Welsh character. It will have an enclosed garden, looking onto the Lady's Walk which you can follow to find the estate's gardens, falls and views into the valley. Rest up by the woodburner at the end of a day exploring. Sleeps six.

The accessible double bedroom has full length windows that look onto the garden at The Weir Garden Cottage, Herefordshire

The Weir Garden Cottage, Herefordshire 

This friendly-looking building brings together a cottage and former dairy. It is a comfortable, modern holiday cottage with accessible rooms on the ground floor and original features throughout. 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 National Trust building in Boscastle, with the entrance to The Gaffer and Clinker tucked away to the right of the blue door, Cornwall

The Gaffer, Boscastle, Cornwall 

In the hub of the village, set just back from the Valency River, you'll find this simple little apartment. It shares a building with two other National Trust holiday apartments, as well as the café and shop. Boscastle has pubs, tea-rooms, restaurants and a farm shop. There are great walks of all kinds, from riverside strolls to trails off into the valley and out onto the cliffs. You can loop onto the South West Coast Path from here. Sleeps two.

St Mark's Bothy during restoration, overlooking Poole Harbour, Dorset

St Mark's Bothy, Brownsea Island, Dorset 

This stone building began life as a dovecot in the 1800s, and will soon be a rustic, beachside bothy with simple facilities. It has a path to the beach from an enclosed garden, and is surrounded by wildlife and views of the Purbeck Hills. Sleeps four.

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 with sofas, open fire and parkland views at Kedleston Park House, Derbyshire

Kedleston Park House, Derbyshire 

This 19th-century, brick house is in an idyllic position on the edge of Kedleston Park. It has fresh, colourful interiors and a large garden with views across the parkland. Sleeps six.

The dining area for two in the open-plan sitting and dining room at Abbey Stores, North Yorkshire

Abbey Stores, Yorkshire 

This 18th-century stone cottage is full of original features, and has its own key to Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden. Sleeps two.

The tower room at Malt House, Cornwall

Malt House, Cornwall 

Malt House has its own turret, home to a snug room for reading and relaxing. The Tamar River meanders by, so you can bring your own canoe or kayak. Sleeps six.

The dining room at Newark Lower Lodge, Gloucestershire

Newark Lower Lodge, Gloucestershire 

Latticed arched windows and an ivy-clad doorway lend a pretty feel to this lodge. Sleeps six.

The open-plan kitchen, dining and sitting room at Bog Cottage, Oxfordshire

Bog Cottage, Oxfordshire 

You'll overlook lush green plants and the stream in Upton House's bog garden when you stay at Bog Cottage. The terraced gardens, orchard, mirror pool and woodland walk are all on your doorstep. Sleeps four.

The double bedroom at Pant Rhiw Cottage, Gwynedd

Pant Rhiw Cottage, Gwynedd 

There are views across Hell's Mouth Bay from Pant Rhiw Cottage, an area famous for coastal walking routes. Sleeps four.

New in 2023

The exterior of Cotehele Quay Lodge Cottage, Cornwall

Cothele Quay Lodge Cottage, Cornwall 

Cotehele Quay Lodge Cottage is full of quirks and original features, and looks down to the Tamar River at the heart of the Cotehele estate. Sleeps two.

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, village apartment is next to a scenic bridge and ford where the Oare and Badgworthy waters meet. 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 sitting room at 1 Bagden 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 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.

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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