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  • What's on in November

    There are lots of things going on this Autumn/Winter so get wrapped up and get outside. He's our guide on great things to do in November.

  • Holiday Cottages for Christmas & New Year

    Are you thinking of getting away for Christmas or New Year this year? Booking a holiday cottage is a great way to get friends and family all together under one roof without the stress of accommodating everyone in your own home.

  • Holidays in Kent

    Kent has so much to offer for a memerable holiday and we have a brilliant selection of luxury self catering holiday cottages in Kent. Here are 5 reasons to choose Kent for your next holiday destination.

  • What's on in October

    If you are staying at one of our Unique Self Catering Holiday Cottages in October and need some ideas for a nice day out, we've researched the best of what's on offer throughout all our locations in October.

  • October Half Term Self Catering Holidays

    If you're thinking of getting away for a self catering holiday over October Half Term Unique Holiday Cottages has just the right holiday cottages in beautiful locations.

  • Autumn Self Catering Holidays

    Unique Self Catering Holiday Cottages. Autumn is a lovely time of the year for a holiday in the UK. In September there's the chance of an Indian Summer and October and November bring crisp days and stunning autumnal scenery. If you need some inspiration to get you excited about an Autumn holiday, read on!

  • What's on in September

    There are loads of great events to choose from throughout England and Wales in September. Here's a selection of our favourite.

  • Travel Sickness in Dogs

    Believe it or not 1 in 6 dogs suffer from motion sickness, 62% of dogs experience travel sickness for the first time when they are puppies but motion sickness can affect dogs of all ages. If you're preparing your Summer holiday and your dog is a sufferer it can be a real problem - read how to spot the signs and what you can do to help your dog.

  • Travelling with children - top tips

    Travelling and sleeping away from home with children can be challenging but if you find the right accommodation you'll be well on your way to having a truly brilliant holiday. We have a large selection on child friendly holiday cottages to suit babies and children of all ages.

  • What's on in August

    Enjoy the last month of Summer and get out and about througout England and Wales. Here is our top pick of things to do this August.

  • Self Catering Summer Holidays

    There's nothing like a holiday, getting away from the daily routine and spending quality time with your loved ones is not only good for your relationships but also for your general well-being. Summer is often the best time to go away in England and Wales, when we can hope for warm weather and drier days. If you've got children in School, you're also restricted to School holidays. We've got a wide range of self catering holiday cottages to suit all budgets and requirements.

  • What's on in July

    July events across England and Wales.

  • How to take the perfect holiday snap - top tips

    Capturing those precious holiday moments on camera isn't always easy, especially if there are children or pets in the mix. Here you'll find some tips on taking fantastic holiday photographs.

  • Holidays in The Lake District & Cumbria

    If you're still deciding where to go for our Summer Holiday this year or even a nice weekend away, carrying on reading this blog and let me excite you about The Lake District and Cumbria.

  • What's on in June

    So, Summer is finally here, the perfect time for getting out and about. Here's a run down of top things to do in June across England and Wales.

  • Book your Summer Holiday in Norfolk

    If you're still deciding where to book your summer holiday this year, take a look at Norfolk. Located on the mid-east coast of England, is a great holiday or short break destination. Norfolk has something to offer everyone, from picturesque villages and historic market towns with historic buildings, wildlife parks, military museums or working steam railways. There are also miles of unspoilt coastline and spectauclar beaches. Here are 5 great things to do in Norfolk.....

  • Top Holiday Cottages with Swimming Pools

    There's nothing better than a swimming pool to keep both the adults and children entertained whilst on holiday. We have a great selection of self catering holiday cottages in England and Wales with swimming pools, here we have hand-picked some of our favourites.

  • What's on in May

    What to get out and about this May but not sure what to do? Here's our list of things to do in May throughout England and Wales.

  • Holidays in Cornwall

    Are you thinking about booking a holiday in Cornwall this Spring/Summer? If you still need persuading that Cornwall is the right choice then read on, here are our Top 5 Reasons to Book a Holiday in Cornwall.

  • What's on in April

    If you are not sure what to do this April, our guide of great events taking place this April around the country will help you decide.

  • Easter Great Days Out

    Easter is nearly upon us, so what have you got planned? If you're still looking for some inspiration read on, we've got some great ideas for you.

  • Isle of Wight Self Catering Holidays

    On the Isle of Wight you will find award winning beaches and over half the Island is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There's loads to do here for all the family and we have a great selection of self catering holiday cottages in the Isle of Wight.

  • Glamping Holidays in the UK

    The word "Glamping" comes from the fusion of Glamour and Camping. It's the perfect way to experience the great outdoors without sacrificing luxury. It has opened up outdoor holidays to a whole new audience who might not otherwise go on this type of holiday. We have a lovely selection of Glamping Holidays in the UK here.

  • Things to Do in Anglesey

    Anglesey has so much to offer as a holiday destination. To give you a snippet of what to expect when you visit Anglesey here is our top list of things to do...

  • Luxury Holiday Cottages in Anglesey

    Anglesey is a beautiful island just off the North Wales coast and is easily reached via the main A55 north Wales dual carriageway. From the minute you cross one of the bridges you'll see stunning lanscapes, unspoilt coastlines and picturesque towns and villages that are just waiting to be explored. Miles of scenic walks on the Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path and cycle paths await you, as do some of the best water based activities. We have a great selection of luxury unique holiday cottages in Anglesey, including dog friendly cottages, child friendly cottages and large holiday homes.

  • Top 10 Luxury Coastal Cottages

    We've hand-picked 10 of our very best coastal cottages, ones with totally stunning sea views, get ready to be wowed!

  • 5 Reason to book your summer holiday NOW

    Yes o.k, summer feels like a long way off when we're all shivering in the cold and wet weather, but there really are benefits to getting organised and booking your summer holiday now! Here are our 5 reasons to book your summer holiday now.

  • Unique Luxury Holiday Properties

    Unique luxury holiday properties are what we do best. Here you'll find a selection of our best very UNIQUE holiday accommodation, we have Railway Carriages, A Tree House, A Sailing Barge, A High Tower, Huts and much more.

  • Self Catering Holidays in Cornwall

    Cornwall is best known as one of the world's iconic destinations with its the dramatic coastline which lies to the north and sheltered and secluded bays in the south. There are also ancient moorland and soft river estuaries and a climate that is the mildest in the UK and here we have a fabulous selection of Cornwall Self Catering Cottages.

  • February Half Term Holidays

    Are you looking for the perfect February Half Term Holiday Cottage? Don't worry we have a huge selection of luxury self catering holiday cottages ideal for February Half Term. We select only the very best holiday cottages, ones which offer luxury and a high standard of service. We have child friendly luxury holiday cottages, dog friendly cottages, coastal cottages, you can even select a cottage with a hot tub!

  • Romantic Break for Valentines Day

    Book a romantic break for Valentines Day with Unique Holiday Cottages.

  • Twitter

    To enter our Twitter Competition simply Retweet and Follow us on Twitter to win a bottle of Moet and Chandon Champagne. Find out more....

  • Wedding Accommodation

    If you're planning your big day, looking for beautiful Luxury Wedding Accommodation, then read on as we have a large selection of gorgeous venues perfect for Weddings.

  • Christmas Holiday Cottages

    Christmas is a lovely time of year for a holiday, whether it be with a large family holiday or a romantic holiday, we'll have the perfect Christmas self catering holiday cottage for you. We still have some Christmas availability left at our luxury self catering holiday cottages. Here are a selection.

  • Christmas Markets

    Get into the festive spirit and visit one of the many Christmas Markets in the UK. These markets are a great place to spend time, do a bit of shopping and soak in the Christmas atmosphere. Markets in the UK can be found in all sorts of venues ranging from town centres to stately homes. Some happen just over a weekend and others last for six weeks or more. Many towns and cities are holding Christmas Markets this year, here are a selection:

  • Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages

    We have 296 Dog Friendly Luxury Holiday Cottages listed on our website. Here are a selection of the dog friendly cottages you could choose from.

  • Holidays with Children - Top Tips

    Holidays with Children - Top Tips. Let's face it, if your children are happy so are you. Travelling and sleeping away from home with children can be challenging but if you find the right accommodation you'll be well on your way to having a truly brilliant holiday. Here are our top tips for holidays with children and some example of our fantastic Child Friendly Holiday Cottages.

  • Yorkshire Holiday Cottages & Things to do in Yorkshire

    We have an extensive selection of Yorkshire Holiday Cottages for you to choose from such as Yorkshire Group Getaway Holiday Cottages or Yorkshire Coastal Cottages. Yorkshire is a fantastic place for a holiday, here are some Things to do in Yorkshire.

  • Self Catering Holidays October Half Term Deals

    Great last minute offers and availability from some of our luxury self catering holiday cottages for October Half Term.

  • Holidays and Things to Do in Northumberland

    Northumberland is England's most northern county and is full of wonderful places to visit, from ancient castles, golden sand beaches, rolling hills and rugged moorland and we have a choice of fabulous Northumberland Holiday Cottages. There's so much to do in Northumberland such as Hadrian's Wall, The Alnwick Garden and stargazing events.

  • October Half Term Holiday Cottages

    Are you looking for the perfect October Half Term Holiday Cottage? Don't worry we have a huge selection of luxury self catering holiday cottages ideal for October Half Term. We select only the very best holiday cottages, ones which offer luxury and a high standard of service. We have child friendly luxury holiday cottages, dog friendly cottages, coastal cottages, you can even select cottages with a hot tub! Many of our holiday cottages have some brilliant October Half Term deals, check out our Late Availability page.

  • Easter Offers at Luxury Eco Cottages, Cornwall

    Great offers at Eco Cottages Cornwall- escape to the coast this Easter

  • Last night of the Proms, Catherine Jenkins Scarborough Saturday 3rd August

    Catherine Jenkins at Scarborough open air theatre on Saturday 3rd August

  • Alnwick International Music Festival- 3rd-10th August

    Eight days of music, song and dance from 3 to 10 August 2013 in and around the historic town of Alnwick, Northumberland.  

  • Y-Not Festival 2nd- 4th August Derbyshire

    Y Not festival returns next weekend with its usual array of musicians and entertainment to satisfy all tastes

  • Lake District Summer Music Festival- 3rd-17th August

    Between 3-17 August, in Wordsworth's beautiful countryside

  • The Guiting Festival 26th July- 3rd August

    If you are looking for great music in a beautiful rural setting then the Guiting Festival is for you.

  • Newport Jazz Weekend- 19th-21st July

    Rapidly establishing itself as one of the south's leading music events, Newport Jazz Weekend brings the cream of British Jazz to the Isle of Wight over the weekend of 19-21 July 2013.

  •  Castles Challenge Triatholon at Bamburgh Castle- 27th-28th July

    The Castles Challenge is a triathlon race series that will take place on the weekend of 27 & 28 July 2013 at Bamburgh Castle in Northumberland.        

  • Larmer Tree Festival, Dorset. 17th - 21st July

    The Larmer Tree Festival is a five-day music and arts festival held annually at the Larmer Tree Gardens near Tollard Royal on the Wiltshire-Dorset border

  • Hole in the Wall Festival Weekend 12th-14th July 2013

    Hole in the Wall Festival, returns on Friday 12th until Sunday 14th July 2013 offering music and camping in the grounds of Hopton Court, Near Ludlow in Shropshire.

  • Buxton Festival- 5th- 21st July

    The Buxton Festival is an annual summer festival of opera, music, and (since 2000) a literary series, held in Buxton, Derbyshire

  • Festival of Archaeology at Bamburgh Castle- Sat 13th –28 July 2013

    Festival of Archaeology at Bamburgh Castle: Celebrating the best of British archaeology come and meet the specialists and get involved with sifting and cleaning small finds.

  • Nibley Music Festival- 6th July

    The 7th North Nibley Music Festival takes place on Saturday 6th July 2013, at the North Nibley Cricket Ground in Gloucestershire

  • Fantastic opportunity- For Sale Buckden Pike, Yorkshire

    Buckden Pike is a fabulous light and spacious open plan penthouse within a converted Grade II Listed building, formally the Anchor Brewery on the outskirts of Boroughbridge town.

  • Late Availability- Tailors Croft- Edale

    Tailors Croft in Edale has had a cancelation for these next two weeks and is offering discount

  • Shell Cottage, Babbacombe, South Devon- July Offer

    Shell Cottage special July offer

  • Barncastle and Barncottage - July Availability

    Late availability for Barncastle in Pitchcombe

  • Alnmouth Arts Festival Sat 29th - Sun 30th June

    Alnmouth Arts Festival. There are 90 exhibitors in 27 venues - some of the exhibitors are clubs or groups with up to twenty members each - so the work of more than 150 artists and craftspeople will be on display.

  • Abersoch Jazz Festival is returning for 2013

    Abersoch Jazz Festival is returning this year on September on Fri 27th - Sun 29th

  • Ashbourne Festival 21 June - 7 July 2O13

    Ashbourne Festival promising 17 days of endless entertainment. Once again we have an innovative and diverse programme designed to please a wide range of tastes and pockets  

  • Ludlow Festival 21st June- 30th June 2013

    Join us for the 2013 Ludlow Arts Festival which this year features 14 outstanding events over ten days against the backdrop of the stunning and historic Ludlow Castle.

  • Herefordshire Walking Festival 15th - 23rd June

    Herefordshire Walking Festival 15th - 23rd June: What better way to enjoy the delights of Herefordshire than in the care and comfort of friends

  • Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival- 14th- 16th June

    Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival celebrates its 10th year and with 39 groups over 20 venues this promises to be a great weekend.

  • Aldborough Festival 2013 on 13th-22nd Jun

    Aldborough Festival music festival set in a picturesque Roman village near York is to launch its 2010 programme with the help of one of the world's greatest orchestras, the Hallé Orchestra.

  • Royal Cornwall Show 2013 6th-8th June

    For three days each year the dedicated showground at Wadebridge is transformed into a living town, bustling with life, energy, agriculture, entertainment and trade. It is a significant event on the Cornish calendar with around 130,000 people attending.

  • Baths International Music Festival 22nd May-2nd June

    Watch sensational music performed in beautiful surroundings at the Bath International Music Festival 2013, 22 May - 2 June.

  • Hay Festival 23 May–2 June 2013

    Hay festival has launched with events for 3,000 children meeting writers Cressida Cowell, Jeremy Strong, Lauren Child, Katherine Rundell, The Ethrington Brothers and Korky Paul.

  • Eaton Manor wins VisitEngland Award for Excellence

    Eaton Manor Country Estate, based near Church Stretton in South Shropshire, has scooped a Bronze award in the Self Catering Holiday Provider of the Year category of the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2013.  Eaton Manor Country Estate was the only finalist to be recognised two years running.

  • The Lechlade Festival - 24th -26th May

    Lechlade Music Festival -Affordable music festival in the Cotswolds May 24th-26th 2013

  • Private Dining at River Cottage Park Farm

    Private Dining at River Cottage Park Farm 31st May

  • Anglesey Walking and Outdoor Festival- 25th May-7th June

    Walking and Outdoor Festival. From May 25th to June 7th you can walk, see and learn about the beautiful island of Anglesey

  • Dyfi Osprey project- Near Aberdovey

    Dyfi Osprey project is a wonderful little nature reserve that is teaming with wildlife for most of the year.

  • Cary Arms- Devon- Lunchtime food special for June

    Cary Arms in Devon are running Lunchtime food special in June

  • Devon County Show 16th- 18th May

    The Devon County Show is the biggest (and best!) event in the county calendar and is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing day out sampling the many wonders of the local countryside.

  • Luggs Barn Summer offer

    It's taken a long time, but Spring is finally here! The orchard is carpeted with primroses, our woodland bluebells are just coming up to their best, and we even have a field of ewes with their lambs in front of Luggs Barn this week!

  • Rowling End Availability

    Rowling End in The Lake District has availability for June and July

  • Plum Cottage, Norfolk has had a major makeover

    Fantastic work has been going on at Plum Cottage during the winter.

  • Cheltenham Gold Cup Festival-12th- 15th March

    The 2013 Festival promises four fantastic days of drama, excitement and entertainment. Whether you're standing by the rails shouting them on or enjoying the buzz in one of our fabulous restaurants, you won't want to miss a moment.

  • Luggs Barn Summer offer

    It's taken a long time, but Spring is finally here! The orchard is carpeted with primroses, our woodland bluebells are just coming up to their best, and we even have a field of ewes with their lambs in front of Luggs Barn this week!