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Self-catering luxury holiday cottages in the UK & Ireland

  • Established 1983
  • Flexible booking dates
  • Complimentary welcome hamper
  • Knowledgable Staff

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Our Chosen Properties

Beckwood Cottage
Blockley, Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire
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Felltree Cottage
Broadwell, Gloucestershire
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x2
Bedrooms
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(11)
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Thatch Barn
Burlingham Green, Burlingham, Norfolk
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x4
Bedrooms
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(5)
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The Loft (Oxfordshire)
Goring On Thames, Oxfordshire
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x1
Bedrooms
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(12)
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New Properties

Lime Kiln Farmhouse
Coneysthorpe, Yorkshire
x6
Sleeps
x3
Bedrooms
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Mason's Cottage
Ampleforth, Yorkshire
x2
Sleeps
x1
Bedrooms
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Strawberry Lodge
Billesdon, Leicestershire
x6
Sleeps
x3
Bedrooms
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The Old Chapel
Gunthorpe, Norfolk
x4
Sleeps
x2
Bedrooms
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What Our Customers Search For


Luxury holiday cottages in the UK & Ireland

The Rural Retreats portfolio represents the cream of self-catering luxury holiday cottages throughout the UK and Ireland. With over 400 stylishly presented country houses and cottages to choose from, each carefully selected to meet our high standards of comfort, Rural Retreats makes it easy to find just the holiday home you are looking for.

Holiday Cottages with unique charm, elegance and character

Many are buildings of historical importance, beautifully and imaginatively restored and refurbished to meet modern standards. The vast majority of which are close to the coast or nestle deep within some of this country's most beautiful countryside including areas of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) and National Parks. They include 32 former lighthouse keeper's cottages to rent in spectacular coastal locations. We also have unique country cottages with a sea view around the UK's coastline alongside many dog-friendly holiday cottages all of which are self-catering. If you're looking for something truly rural our farm cottages and luxury barns make a unique stay with modern furnishings

Book your 2018 cottage holiday today - it's all about you!

Our guiding philosophy is that your holiday is all about you. You deserve a relaxing break and a quality experience. We strive to make it that way by helping you to choose the right property and giving you the very best of service before and during your luxury self-catering cottage holiday.

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