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The Outdoor Pool at Gitcombe House in South Devon

Our Favourite Holiday Cottages with Heated Indoor Pools

My Favourite Holiday Cottages features dozens and dozens of holiday cottages with a pool. Naturally, when considering booking a holiday in a property with  its own swimming pool, it is with summer in mind. However, here are some of our favourite holiday cottage within an indoor pool, perfect for swimming on holiday in the UK during the autumn, winter and spring.

Here are eight lovely holiday cottages with indoor pools for you to view, from the Highlands of Scotland to the Cornish coast. The selection covers a range of sites, from clifftop holiday parks to historic country estates – and many have access to jacuzziss, saunas and other brilliant leisure facilities. 

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Fairways West, North Devon – Sleeps 8

Fairways West in North Devon. Comes with golf course, tennis courts, jacuzzi as well as an indoor pool. Sleeps 8
Luxury holiday cottage with communal pool in the heart of North Devon

Set amid rolling hills and fields on the Highbullen Golf and Country Club, Fairways West is perfectly located for exploring North Devon. The market town of South Molton and the mysterious landscapes of Exmoor lie to the north, while the rugged Hartland Peninsula and sandy surf spots are a short drive westward. Guests at this large, recently refurbished holiday cottage can make the most of the club’s 20m indoor swimming pool, sauna and jacuzzi.  For summer visitors, there's an outdoor pool too.


Gitcombe House, Totnes, Devon – Sleeps 13

Large, luxury holiday cottage with an outdoor pool in the South Devon countryside

Luxuriously elegant Gitcombe House is a classic Georgian country house. The large South Devon coast holiday home near Totnes offers peaceful rural seclusion. In addition to its outdoor pool, Gitcombe's facilities include a private hot tub, ample grounds with a children’s play area, tennis court, a jacuzzi and a sauna.


Tudor End, A 2-Bedroom Cotswold Cottage Near Banbury in Oxfordshire - Sleeps 4

An Swim For All Seasons: The heated indoor pool at Tudor End in Oxfordshire

Tudor End is a private self-contained wing of a Grade II listed Tudor country house, located in the pretty Oxfordshire village of Kings Sutton near Banbury. This well-equipped  and pet-friendly Cotswold holiday cottage with a heated indoor pool is beautifully furnished with modern and antique furniture. 


Oliver's Mill, Near Whitchurch in Shropshire, Sleeps 10

Endless healthy holiday activities greet guests at Oliver’s Mill, a family-friendly converted barn on a farm amid the rolling Shropshire hills near Whitchurch. The 18th-century rural holiday home with a cosy log fire boasts style and traditional character, offering its guests woodland to explore, an indoor swimming pool, a multi-sports court a children’s play area.


Beachcombers, Cornwall – Sleeps 5

Beachcombers' guests enjoy communal use of an indoor pool when it's too chilly for a beach swim.
Coastal holiday cottage overlooking a sandy beach near Newquay

Located on the 17-acre grounds of Glendorgal Hotel, Beachcombers is a short stroll from Porth Beach. After a day of surfing, sunbathing or hiking on the Southwest Coast Path, guests can unwind at the hotel’s sauna, swimming pool, bar and restaurant. Newquay town centre is nearby with surf shops, cafes, restaurants and a lively nightlife.


Old Rectory Cottage, Wales – Sleeps 14

Float or put in few laps in the large heated indoor pool at Old Rectory Cottage and then enjoy a BBQ outside.
Countryside holiday cottage in the sleepy hamlet of Aberhafesp

A swim in the large, 40 by 20 ft pool is the perfect way to end a day exploring the wild countryside of the Brecon Beacons and Mid Wales. This detached barn conversion also has a lovely garden with a patio, barbecue, hot tub and fantastic views across the Severn Valley. The medieval town of Ludlow, Powys Castle and the rugged Cardigan Bay coast are nearby.


Nantusi Cottage, Angus and Dundee, Scotland – Sleeps 6

Nantusi Cottage - swim in the pool and hike in the Angus Glens
Pet-friendly holiday cottage in East Murthill, Angus

This charming 17th-century holiday cottage is perfectly located for hiking through the Angus Glens, fishing, golfing and skiing at Glenshee. Edinburgh, St Andrews, and the Cairngorms National Park are all close enough for day trips. Nantusi has a beautiful garden and access to a swimming pool, sauna and jacuzzi. Def