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 jacuzzies, 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
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.


West Bay House, Isle of Wight – Sleeps 9

West Bay  - An Isle of Wight coastal Cottage
Large holiday cottage in the laid-back resort of Yarmouth

With its wood-burning stove, sunny deck and close proximity to the island’s sandy beaches, West Bay House is perfect for an active holiday on the Isle of Wight. You will have access to all the facilities at the West Bay Country Club and Spa, including a swimming pool, a gym, tennis courts and cycle tours. The centre of Yarmouth is a stroll away with independent shops, seaside attractions and great places to eat and drink.


Silverholme, Cumbria – Sleeps 18

Silverholme: A luxury Lake District Cottage in Cumbria
Luxury Lake District holiday cottage near Hawkshead

This stunning Georgian manor house sits on the shores of Lake Windermere, in what has to be one of the country’s most spectacular locations. You will be welcome to enjoy all of the estate’s facilities, including a heated indoor pool, fitness suite and private trout fishing lake. Many of the Lake District’s most amazing walks are nearby.


Filey Bay Cove, North Yorkshire – Sleeps 2

The Communal Pool at Filey Bay Cove Cottage, a Lincolnshire coastal cottage
Cosy holiday cottage for couples near the charming seaside town of Filey

Clifftop walks, rocky coves and sweeping, sandy bays are all a stone’s throw from this beautifully presented apartment. Located on The Bay holiday village, the apartment has access to a sauna, steam room, gym and heated pool. A day in Filey is a must, with graceful promenades, beautiful gardens and a variety of independent shops and eateries.


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

Old Rectory Cottage guests enjoy shared access to a large heated indoor pool
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.