Small and Romantic Holiday Cottages for 2-4 Guests

Scroll down to view the selection of small holiday cottages sleeping 2-4 guests in 1-2 bedrooms. Click on the description of any cottage to view its main page and more images. The UK has hundreds of small holiday cottages – from cosy cottages for couples seeking a romantic getaway to character cottages for a family of four. 

396 cottages found 396 match all criteria.

Cornborough Cott is a stand-alone dog friendly self catering cottage next to Cornborough Combe in rural surroundings on the North Devon coast. It sleeps two and is completely self-contained. decorated to the highest standards to create an ideal escape for a couple looking for a quiet break.

The Garden Cottage is set in stunning Devon countryside near Grest Torrington and sleeps 2 people in a charming one bedroom garden cottage. It is set in beautiful surroundings with lovely views over the garden and the countryside beyond. It has a large comfortable lounge.

Lower Mill Cottage at Wheel Farm is a 1-bedroom holiday home for couples with communal use of a heated indoor pool and tennis court, near award winning Blue Flag beaches at Woolacombe and Putsborough. The wilds of Exmoor where ponies and red deer roam freely are also only a short drive away.

Lower Leys Cottage sits close to the Somerset village of Withypool providing cosy accommodation set within the Exmoor National Park. The dog friendly cottage sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms. Both the cottages at Leys Farm have been recently completely redecorated and refurbished.

Set in a quiet rural location within easy reach of the coast, Sunnyside Dairy is a quaint 2-bedroom countryside cottage on a working farm in Godshill on the Isle of Wight. This dog-friendly holiday cottage sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms.

This North Devon coast and countryside cottage in the picturesque coastal village of Westleigh near Instow Beach is a perfect spot to relax with the whole family or just as a couple. Elm Cottage is a delightfully cosy 2-bedroom rural retreat, beautifully presented and very well-equipped.

Underbank Hall Cottage is a romantic cottage for couples in a secluded rural location with breath-taking views of the valleys and hills between The Peak District and The Pennines in Stocksbridge, but still within easy reach of the fleshpots of Sheffield. Pets welcome.

Set in the small rural village of Milton, Cumbria, you’ll find The Byre, a farm cottage perfect for families looking to escape the rigours of their daily lives. This countryside cottage nestled between three North West national parks offers the ideal holiday getaway on a working livestock farm.

The Lodge is a gorgeously sunny open plan luxury cottage and is incredibly eco-friendly – as well as very child-friendly and dog-friendly! It nestles on our organic dairy farm in remote countryside right on the South Devon coast close to Plymouth and also just a short drive from rugged Dartmoor.

Luxury Cotswold Countryside Cottage in the picturesque village of Broadway with a well-established private garden. Laburnum Cottage sleeps 4 in 2 double bedrooms - perfect for two couples to enjoy a relaxing cottage holiday in an idyllic rural location in Gloucestershire. Pets also welcome.

Rosemary offers you and your partner a unique holiday where you can unwind and get lazy together, enjoying a peace of mind. Buttercup Barn Retreats. Rosemary is a unique retreat hut within a small Isle of Wight Glamp site. It sleeps two and is a perfect romantic retreat for couples. Pets welcome.

Old Cottage lies in the quaint rural village of Nateby near Kirkby Stephen in Cumbria between The Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. The two bedrooms sit downstairs, while the kitchen and sitting room enjoy rural views from the first floor of this dog-friendly cottage.

The Slipway is a stunning 5 Star waterside apartment located just half a mile from the centre of Falmouth. It sleeps 4 guests in 2 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms, parking, and shared use of the private slipway.

Onsite owners greet you with a welcome package, just the first of many outstanding touches you’ll find with a stay at Woodside Barn, a remote child-friendly cottage in the secluded hamlet of Pennington on the Cumbria, coast near Ulverston and the Lake District. Sleeps 4.

North End Farm's Old Dairy is a very comfortable spacious rural farm cottage for couples in Broadchurch country on Dorset's Jurassic Coast with walks, beautiful beaches nearby. Well equipped kitchen central heating wood burner and Strauss piano. Great pubs.

Starling, a pine-timbered eco-lodge nestles in a tranquil woodland location just inland from Falmouth and the Helford River in Cornwall. This fully equipped and well-insulated pod is perfect for couples or a young family with 1-2 children.

Kings Cottage in the historic market town of Alston, Cumbria, makes the perfect dog-friendly holiday cottage for couples planning a romantic holiday in the Pennines. This recently refurbished character cottage lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

In the heart of the North York Moors National Park, come to stay at Lanes Barn, a countryside cottage in the remote village of Glaisdale, new Whitby, North Yorkshire that comfortably sleeps four and provides the perfect home base to explore all that the region has to offer.

This quaint two-bedroom coastal cottage in Lytham St Annes features beautiful nautical interior and a comfortable contemporary feel. Neutral shades and a warming electric fireplace are ready to welcome you at this lovely home from home, where everyone in the family is welcome, including your dogs.

This semi-detached cottage is in a courtyard location in the hamlet of Allanton just outside Chirnside in the Scottish Borders and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.

A quiet and pretty spacious Cornish cottage perfect for a peaceful break from all the city hustle. Positioned near Torpoint in the village of Kingsland, this beautiful coastal property is comfortable and private. Its facilities have all you and your family need for a weekend break or longer holiday.

Just imagine how it feels to wake up to the sound of birds singing, cosied up in your very own treehouse.

Dunlins is an elegant coastal cottage in Grange-over-Sands on the Cumbria coast for a family of four, with two bedrooms, one bathroom, and a well-equipped kitchen and sitting room, within easy reach of the southern Lake District.

Squirrel is a chic eco-lodge sleeping 2-4 in a peaceful woodland setting at Trecombe Lakes above the Helford River near Falmouth in Cornwall. This snug and cosy self-catering property is perfect for couples or a young family for short breaks or longer holidays.

Our range of well-equipped compact cottages in the UK come in a variety of styles from quaint, cosy thatched cottages amidst rural Somerset cider country to contemporary beach apartments or converted East coast fishermen’s lofts in Norfolk and Northumberland. If your family includes pets, there are plenty of pet friendly character cottages to be found in our collection, allowing them to share a holiday with you – preferably one with walks from the front door. You’ll find plenty of these in countryside locations throughout the UK.

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