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Self-catering luxury holiday cottages in the UK & Ireland

  • Established 1983
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Acorn Cottage
Oulton, Near Aylsham, Norfolk
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Blacksmiths Cottage
Boresford, Presteigne, Powys, Shropshire
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Gardener's Cottage (Suffolk)
Thornham Magna, Suffolk
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Pelorus Cottage
Trevose Head Lighthouse, Padstow, Cornwall
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Bale Hill Cottage
North East Pennines, Northumberland
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Mill House
Dumbleton, Near Evesham, Worcestershire
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The Roost
Coln St. Aldwyns, Gloucestershire
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The Summer House
Eyton On Severn, Near Wroxeter, Shropshire
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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 26 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 2017 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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