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Self-catering luxury holiday cottages in the UK & abroad

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

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Our Chosen Properties

2 Kitts Hill
Trewethern, Chapel Amble, Cornwall
x7
Sleeps
x4
Bedrooms
2 Kitts Hill View Details
Apple Tree Cottage
Little Walsingham, Norfolk
x4
Sleeps
x2
Bedrooms
Guest Reviews
(23)
Apple Tree Cottage View Details
Rose Cottage (Devon)
Ashprington, Nr Totnes, Devon
x5
Sleeps
x3
Bedrooms
Guest Reviews
(14)
Rose Cottage (Devon) View Details
Wassell Barn
Craven Arms, Shropshire
x6
Sleeps
x3
Bedrooms
Guest Reviews
(35)
Wassell Barn View Details

New Properties

Oak Yurt
East Hoathly, Sussex
x5
Sleeps
x2
Bedrooms
Oak Yurt View Details
Croft House
Great Tosson, Morpeth, Northumberland
x7
Sleeps
x4
Bedrooms
Croft House View Details
Winsmore Cottage
Over Haddon, Near Bakewell, Derbyshire
x2
Sleeps
x1
Bedrooms
Winsmore Cottage View Details
East Lodge (Norfolk)
Wolterton, Norfolk
x6
Sleeps
x3
Bedrooms
East Lodge (Norfolk) View Details

What Our Customers Search For


Luxury holiday cottages in the UK & abroad

The Rural Retreats portfolio represents the cream of self-catering luxury holiday cottages throughout the UK and abroad. With over 500 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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