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.
The pet-friendly Dairy Cottage at Wheel Farm Holiday Cottages in Combe Martin manages to combine genuine rustic charm with modern facilities, swimming pool and tennis court, to provide the perfect self-catering holiday.
Set in a tranquil rural location on the North Devon coast near the charming seaside village of Combe Martin, The Linhay at Wheel Farm sleeps 4 and is one of a small collection of lovingly converted farm buildings. Onsite facilities include an indoor heated swimming pool, a tennis court and a sauna.
The Shippen is a pet-friendly holiday cottage in Combe Martin sleeping 4. It is tucked away in a quiet corner on the North Devon coast at Wheel Farm Holiday Cottages: A collection of charmingly refurbished self-catering cottages with a pool.
Woodpecker - a pretty, beamed East Devon holiday cottage with its own sheltered garden. One of four at Lea Hill, an ancient farm set in seven acres of delightful grounds and gardens. Up to four dogs accepted. Many attractions lie within 40 minutes' drive ensuring plenty to do whatever the weather.
Stone walls, red pantile roof and brick arches give Thistle Close authentic rural cottage charm. The converted cart shed lies on a working farm near Cleatlam in the Yorkshire Dales and provides two bedrooms, one bathroom, contemporary finishes and ample space for children and pets to roam.
Able to sleep four people in style and comfort, Grange Cottage is a two-bedroom Wharfedale countryside cottage in the remote hamlet of Hubberholme close to the Yorkshire Dales villages of Buckden, Kettlewell and Grassington.
Hawthorn Cottage is a delightful pet-friendly cottage in the market town of Ulverton and it offers couples a romantic escape in Cumbria and The Lake District. Oak beams and stone flagged floor complement the open fire and add character to the cottage, which boasts a lovely patio and modern comforts.
Located in the remote Swaledale countryside, Margaret's Cottage is a rural paradise. The small house is dog-friendly, child-friendly, and sleeps four. Enjoy picturesque views from the cosy sitting room of this secluded Yorkshire Dales Holiday Cottage in Low Row village.
Stable Cottage welcomes guests to a delightful rural cottage featuring open roof trusses in Belford, Northumberland. The former 19th century, stone-built stable block offers a delightful garden and character-laden bedrooms as well as an open fire and contemporary elegance.
Nestling in the tranquil South Devon hamlet of North Whilborough near Torquay, Honeybag is the perfect location for couples with an infant, or those seeking a romantic hideaway with a swimming pool. It sleeps 2 (plus a cot) with an en suite bathroom.
The Hayloft is a charming romantic cottage for two surrounded by cute gardens and quaint villages in North Norfolk. The cosy, pet-friendly conversion retains traditional features such as an open fire, and its elevated position affords its views of the surrounding region, Ideal for a romantic escape.
Stables Cottage is a luxury rural cottage promising an indulgent adult-only weekend break. The romantic cottage in Challacombe, Devon boasts a full spa facility as well as a stylishly appointed contemporary interior, seclusion, river-frontage, eco-friendly principles & access to beautiful Devon.
Set in the historic Grade I listed building at Royal William Yard, this contemporary one bedroom apartment sleeps four guests and has wonderful waterside views. Enjoy eating out at the many great restaurants that line the streets of the Barbican, or simply cosy up and relax in this stylish home.
Mineshop Holiday Cottages are located in the heart of the stunning Mineshop Valley, a short walk through the fields and woodland to the beach at Crackington Haven near Bude in North Cornwall. Set in a secluded and tranquil spot, its the perfect getaway for families, couples and dog owners.
The one-bedroom stone-built village cottage near Leek on the edge of the Peak District provides a rural retreat to the Staffordshire countryside for couples, surrounded by breathtaking views of endless green hills. For thrill seekers, Alton Towers theme park is a just short drive away!
Pine Lodge sits just moments from Lake Windermere in Cumbria and The Lakes District and promises elegance and open-plan design. The cottage in Windermere boasts luxurious décor and a charming outdoor area, as well as a generous conservatory and further spaces for relaxation, plus a private jetty.
The Schoolhouse Brewhouse is a fabulous hot tub holiday cottage with a tennis court and beautiful gardens sleeps 4 in the quaint Shropshire village of Bishop’s Castle. Ideally positioned for cycling, horse-riding and walking in the South Shropshire Hills, Offa’s Dyke and the Welsh Marches.
Garden Barn is a gorgeous rural cottage situated on a farm, which spoils guests with endless rustic charm, an open fire, contemporary comfort, a sun-drenched summerhouse and expansive views to Billingsley and the Shropshire region from its generous garden, where children and pets can run free.
This spectacular, stone-built holiday cottage for couples in the Yorkshire Dales offers a haven of peace and tranquillity for two people in comfortable and spacious accommodation. Pets welcome.
Gamekeeper’s Lodge is a Grade II listed cottage surrounded by countryside and a wrap-around garden. The pet-friendly cottage in South Raynham boasts an exterior of Norfolk flint and an interior replete with wood burning stove, stone floors, exposed beams and original features, plus modern style.
Warm, inviting, and beautifully furnished, James Court Cottage between Wastwater and Ravenglass is perfectly located for walking holidays exploring the beautifully remote Northern Lake District and the Cumbria coast. Located on the Irton Hall Estate in a quiet, relaxing village setting.
This romantic coastal cottage for couples sleeps 2 in the peaceful Norfolk village of Heacham. Built from local Carstone with a lovely private courtyard, Kath’s Cottage is a stone’s throw from the Blue Flag sandy beach at Hunstanton, stunning nature reserves and the Queen’s Sandringham Estate.
Barely a walk across the dunes to the Afon Crigyll and the main beach, the one bedroom, ground floor Apartment 2 is an easy choice for any couple who want a Welsh getaway. From the beach, the pubs, cafes and restaurants of Rhosneigr are only an 8-minute walk away.
Wella is a luxurious coastal cottage on the most photographed street in St Ives, and the cottage is itself worthy of a photoshoot. Decorated with exposed beams and contemporary style, the 5 Star rated cottage promises relaxation with its open-plan spaces, green credentials and enviable location.
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.