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 1-2bedroom holiday cottages – from cosy cottages for couples seeking a romantic getaway to character cottages for a family of four. 

551 cottages found 551 match all criteria.

A secluded retreat with spectacular views down the valley towards Fowey, Cornwall and the sea. Located just over a mile from Fowey, it is a unique coastal cottage for couples in the grounds of an old watermill with parking, garden and barbeque area. Pets welcome.

Beautiful thatched holiday cottage in a quiet village near Barnstaple within easy reach of North Devon beaches and Exmoor National Park. Rock Cottage is a characterful well-equipped countryside cottage and sleeps 4 guests in 2 bedrooms - just a short walk from The New Inn, a friendly village pub.

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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.

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.

Pilgrims Cottage is a traditional fisherman's cottage set over three floors with harbour and marina views from the lounge and situated just a minute's walk from Brixham's picturesque harbour and town centre. Pets welcome

Nestled on an idyllic farm in the rural hamlet of Chathill, this Northumberland Heritage Coast holiday cottage sleeps 4, with a delightful private patio. Ivy Cottage is a stone’s throw from spectacular sandy beaches, the stunning Cheviots, Bamburgh Castle and the fishing village of Beadnell.

Treflys Bach, converted from the old village smithy stable, now offers comfortable accommodation as a countryside cottage in the rural village of Penmachno, Conwy, featuring exposed beams and stonework from its former life and views of picturesque Snowdonia National Park.

The Log Cabin epitomises rustic charm. The two-bedroom remote and dog-friendly holiday lodge in East Devon was built with weathered pine logs and lies between a woodland and a lake near the village of Sheldon. Guests will enjoy rare tranquillity and a chance to fish for their supper!

Book Mell Fell View Cottage for a cosy countryside holiday that places you within the tranquil surroundings of the northern Lake District near Ullswater. This dog-friendly two-bedroom terraced cottage between Penrith and Keswick in Cumbria sleeps 4.

Starboard is a beautiful Isle of Wight coastal retreat located on a shingle beach in charming Yarmouth. A small and romantic open plan studio apartment sleeping 2, Starboard is also dog-friendly.

In a rural location outside the pretty seaside village of Abersoch, Bwythyn-y-Saer is a two-bedroom holiday cottage in the beautiful Llyn Peninsula countryside. The coastal single-storey cottage lies within easy reach of superb North Wales beaches and mountain walks in Snowdonia.

A cosy romantic Lake District cottage for couples in Pennington near Ulverston, Thimble Cottage is a Lake District barn conversion featuring a galleried double bedroom and open plan living area, The cottage lies in a secluded area, close to Ulverston, Coniston, and Furness Coast beaches.

This unique Cotswold Holiday stands in the picturesque village of Bampton, better known as the fictional village seen in the Downton Abbey TV series. This charming, luxury rural retreat lies within easy reach of Cotswold locations including Burford, Blenheim Palace and Oxford. Pets welcome.

Directly imported from Mongolia, the Theon Yurt at the East Thorne site in Bude offers the complete luxury glamping experience with homely authenticity and an unrivalled proximity to the best of Cornwall.

Set at the top of the historic Moat House, The Ross Apartment offers luxury self-catering accommodation in St. Benedict's Abbey at Fort Augustus on the shores of Loch Ness. Guests enjoy access to the indoor pool, tennis courts, adventure playground and other facilities in the adjacent Highland Club.

The Brambles is a single bedroom cottage ideal for couples or lone travelers set in stunning farmland which overlooks the Dorset Coast and the Chesil Beach. Fantastic walks straight from the door of the cottage. Situated between the seaside town of Weymouth and Abbotsbury, famous for its swans.

For a truly romantic break in the Cornish countryside, book Juniper, a luxury, beautifully equipped shepherd's hut at Melody Farm near Truro. Dip in the indoor pool. Dine outdoors under the stars. Relax! Pets welcome.

Cloven Stone Cottage at Monkhouse Hill, is a stunning 5-star Lake District cottage with a hot tub. Two ensuite bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and an open plan living area with panoramic views and a balcony. Access to a luxury hotel spa with swimming pool is included. Sleeps 4.

Benoy Cottage is a quaint farm cottage set at the heart of a working dairy farm, surrounded by the beautiful west Dorset countryside.

Set in the heart of the popular Lake District town of Keswick, 8 Myrtle Villas is a stylish, open-plan self-catering holiday cottage for up to four people in two bedrooms. This pet-friendly cottage welcomes two dogs

This charming countryside holiday home near Bedale sleeps 4 on a farm for retired racehorses, with lovely views of the Hambleton Hills. Millstone Cottage lies in the pretty village of Thornton Watlass, in North Yorkshire, near Fountains Abbey and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Dogs welcome.

Find the perfect home base for a rural holiday in the West Country with a stay at The Old Bull Stall. This former barn, now a charming 2-bedroom countryside cottage is in the grounds of the owner’s working farm in the peaceful hamlet of Penselwood, near Wincanton in Somerset. Sleeps 4. Pets welcome.

An enchanting Shropshire countryside farm cottage near Shrewsbury, the Corn House is located on a 100-acre working cattle farm. This small, rural house, with a fabulously luxurious yet rustic interior lies on the outskirts of the village of Leighton, sleeps four.

Nestled in South Devon, in the rural areas closer to the countryside, is the place where Barton Pines is located. A contemporary vacation residence facility, Courtyard Lodge 25 is perfect for a peaceful South Devon coast and country holiday in all seasons.

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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