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Quality Holiday Cottages

Britain is particularly well known for its wide and varied selection of holiday cottages. From traditional country homes, cosy thatched getaways and period properties right through to contemporary styles, there are so many great options to choose from.

Here at Michael Paul Holidays we have an extensive range of unique cottages to rent. Check out the guide below for our pick of the best around.

Cotswold Cottages

Situated on a scenic country estate in the Cotswolds in Oxfordshire, this collection of 12 charming and unique cottages is suitable for all kinds of holidays, including romantic escapes, family breaks, and big get-togethers. There’s also an indoor swimming pool, a spa, a gym, gorgeous gardens, and plenty of kids’ play areas.

Dillington Estate

The cottages at Dillington Estate are located within 2,500 acres of gorgeous family-owned parkland in rural Somerset, which includes a Grade II* listed manor house. There are two properties to choose from, Atherstone Farm Cottage and Orchard Cottage, both providing a welcoming blend of heritage and modern convenience.

Sandford Country Cottages

This wonderful destination in the Fife countryside features cottages constructed in the beautifully rustic ‘Arts and Crafts’ architectural style. You’ll enjoy 7 acres of gardens to explore, endless scenic Scottish landscapes surrounding you, and you’re a 20-minute drive from the city of Dundee and the ‘Home of Golf’, St Andrews.

Holiday Cottages in the UK


Cornwall is one of the UK’s most popular holiday destinations, and a great place to stay in a cosy holiday cottage. Stay in the stylish St Ives Cottages with their superb location in the popular seaside town of St Ives, or book a break at the historic country estate of Mennabroom Holiday Cottages, with cottages converted from traditional farm outbuildings.

Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight is a fantastic place for a holiday that’s a little different. Get away on an island escape when you book a break in the premium cottages of The Lakes Rookley, some of which offer hot tubs and lake views. With indoor and outdoor swimming pools plus activities and entertainment, there's always things to do.


Escape to Scotland with a stay in superb cottage accommodation. The fantastic holiday destination of Taymouth Marina offers accommodation on the banks of Loch Tay, including a lovely lochside cottage, with plenty to do close at hand thanks to the loch's watersports centre and its range of amazing on-site amenities.


The wide open landscapes of Yorkshire are the perfect setting for a cottage holiday. The North York Moors National Park is a particularly popular choice: why not relax at The Barn at Rigg End, a charming countryside getaway, or enjoy a stay in one of the four cottages and two studio rooms available at Rawcliffe House Farm?