Small and Romantic Holiday Homes for 2-4 Guests

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

642 cottages found 642 match all criteria.

Braefoot is a North Devon countryside cottage close to beaches at Woolacombe and Ilfracombe. This child-friendly rural retreat at Lower Aylescott Farm is perfectly located for family holidays exploring the North Devon coast.

The Linhay is a charming rural dog-friendly one-bedroomed Exmoor Holiday Cottage for couples set within the heart of the 900-acre Exmoor estate of Emmett's Grange near Simonsbath in Somerset. Sleeps 2.

Beautiful, 2-bedroom barn conversion with Wi-Fi located in Braunton sleeping 4, the perfect place for a family getaway on the North Devon coast, being just a 5-minute drive to the beach at Saunton Sands. Onsite, you will find a terrace along with almost an acre of gardens.

Smithy Cottage accommodates up to four guests in two bedrooms and is situated outside Ilfracombe in the glorious North Devon countryside just a handful of miles from the beach at Woolacombe. This North Devon holiday cottage on-site fishing and a children's play area is located at Lower Aylescott.

Modernity meets rural charm in Rock Mill Cottage. The 18th-century Northumberland coastal farm cottage boasts contemporary design and traditional Northumbrian style near Embleton. The pet-free property is surrounded by spectacular countryside and offers tranquillity and an open fire. Sleeps 4.

Swanpool is one of three luxury lodges for a romantic retreat on the North Devon coast in Braunton with miles of coastal footpaths and golden sandy beaches for walks. Relax in your private hot tub and walk for miles on golden sandy beaches at Saunton, and Croyde. Pets welcome.

Syms Cottage is a characterful rural cottage in Cutcombe which boasts wide-reaching views of the Somerset countryside and an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and bread oven. The pet-friendly cottage blends contemporary style with country charm and offers walks direct from its front door.

Derow is a gorgeous eco cottage located within The Park in Mawgan Porth, Cornwall. Just moments from the coast, the family cottage boasts subtle chic and light-filled spaces as well as ample outdoor relaxation areas and access to an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a café and children’s play area.

The stone walls of Grooms Cottage house a thoroughly modern rural cottage in the lovely village of Exford. The former stable welcomes pets and guests to a cottage on a farm in Exmoor National Park which promises seclusion and fresh air, as well as generous outdoor spaces and the chance to unwind.

Millstream is a Tintagel holiday cottage set in the picturesque St. Nectan’s Glen along the North Cornwall coast. This romantic rural retreat for two in a one-time corn mill retains its character, with quaint arched door and sofa that converts into full-size double bed.

Explore everything that York, North Yorkshire, has to offer with a stay at The Penthouse 611 Westgate, conveniently located in the heart of this historic city. This luxury waterside apartment overlooks the River Ouse and includes fashionable open plan living area and private terrace.

Your home away from home, Thornlea welcomes families and groups to a homely two-bedroom detached bungalow with a delightful garden, in the market town of Richmond. Vibrant colours and modern amenities feature throughout the pet-free cottage which is ideally situated in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

Set in a quiet residential area of Oakerthorpe Village, this cosy two-bedroom rural cottage is fully equipped, delightfully furnished, and perfectly located for holidays exploring the Peak District. You’re sure to love this cosy, quaint and modern Derbyshire cottage sleeping 3 in 2 bedrooms.

Willow Cottage sleeps 4, with an open fire and private patio. This beautifully furnished Cornwall holiday cottage is located in the pretty medieval town of Lostwithiel, in the Fowey River Valley, near glorious South Cornwall sandy beaches, Lanhydrock House and Gardens and the local farmers’ market.

Urban chic meets traditional charm at The Shippen, a delightful rural cottage in Membury Devon with wonderful views of an AONB. The pet-friendly cottage offers a generous, sun-lit, open-plan living space as well as a wood burner, double-height bedrooms, beautiful gardens and access to the coast.

Buddleia is a cosy self catering cottage; perfect for guests with up to two dogs. With a large enclosed, safe garden and access through a gate to the meadows and orchard in the higher valley of Dittiscombe Hills, guests can relax and enjoy a secluded and peaceful break in this pretty stone cottage.

Morvoren provides a beautiful place for families to enjoy an escape by the seaside in Cornwall. The eco-friendly cottage at The Park in Newquay is just moments from the ocean and offers beautiful gardens, a joyful interior, modern comforts, green design and access to swimming pools and a café.

Station House was originally the Station Master's House for the Manchester and Milford Railway. Now a self catering cottage with stunning views of the Cors Caron National Nature Reserve and Cambrian Mountains beyond. Sleeping up to 4 in two bedrooms, Friday changeover. Dogs welcome.

Set amongst mature riverside gardens and offering gorgeous countryside views, Bratton Mill Cottage near the medieval village of Bratton Fleming, Devon, is a pet-friendly 17th-century cottage recently redecorated yet retaining much of the character and charm of the original mill.

The woodlands of North Wales surround Bothy Cottage, which welcomes families and pets to a truly charming, two-bedroom rural cottage on the Llyn Peninsula boasting exposed beams, stone walls, tennis courts, gorgeous riverside gardens in a peaceful and tranquil location near Criccieth.

Fuggles Cottage is a secluded romantic holiday cottage in East Sussex nestling among trees near Robertsbridge. The rural cottage boasts a rugged exterior and a thoroughly modern interior which promises peace and tranquillity for couples seeking a romantic weekend break in the Sussex countryside.

Designed with relaxation in mind and offering sumptuous accommodation on the South Devon coast, 2 Edith Mews is a New England-style coastal cottage in the sleepy village of Hallsands, Devon, featuring underfloor heating, communal tennis courts and swimming pool, and easy access to sandy beaches.

Come explore the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean with a holiday at Bronte Kingfisher Cottage, a lovely child-friendly holiday cottage in the heart of the village of Lea, Herefordshire, a two-bedroom oasis featuring a cosy sitting room with warming Woodburner, pool table, and spacious hot tub.

Light and airy with a garden view, Rafters is a 2 bedroom cottage sleeping 4, with an enclosed, sunny, dog-friendly garden. From your garden gate you can access the wildlife meadows and woodland at Dittiscombe. We are 2 miles from Slapton Village, Slapton Ley Nature Reserve, and Start Bay beaches.

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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