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. 

503 cottages found 503 match all criteria.

Upper Mill is a holiday cottage for couples with use of an onsite heated swimming pool and a tennis court. Located at Wheel Farm near Ilfracombe, the cottage is within easy reach of the stunning North Devon coast, including the long sandy beaches at Woolacombe Bay. Exmoor is also nearby.

The Garden Cottage is set in stunning North Devon countryside near Torrington and sleeps 2 people in a luxury 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 Exmoor holiday cottage sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms. Both the cottages at Leys Farm have been recently completely redecorated and refurbished.

A romantic, pet-friendly cottage for two, the Cart Lodge in Nayland makes a great rural escape. Enjoy this cosy cottage indoors or out, and explore the charms of Suffolk and Essex with their plentiful attractions and beautiful coastline. The Cart Lodge offers a swimming pool by arrangement.

Want the ideal base camp from which your family embarks daily on its holiday? Book Una Argentum 51, just minutes from the beach at Carbis Bay in St. Ives, Cornwall. Families can enjoy the Cornish coastline from a quaint eco-cottage with private hot tub and large indoor heated pool.

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.

Holiday in comfort and style in the Lake District with a stay at 2 Beacon High, a coastal cottage nestled in a quiet locale in the traditional south Lakeland village of Lindale, Cumbria, featuring a spacious sitting room, well-equipped kitchen and beautiful enclosed garden.

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.

Stone-built Slade Cottage boasts an interior replete with exposed beams, an open fire, a country-style kitchen and the comforts of home, and offers guests and their pet’s expansive gardens, wonderful views and a peaceful rural escape in any season among the hills of Ilam in the Peak District.

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.

Honeysuckle is a single storey, detached cottage within the Dittiscombe Hills estate, perfect for couples looking for peace and tranquility. Dog-friendly with an enclosed garden, guests can take a stroll around the valley which is just on the doorstep. Far reaching views from the garden and cottage.

Fern Cottage in Exford is a charming, single-storey Exmoor holiday home at Riscombe Farm near Exford. The modern rural cottage boasts a beautiful waterside garden next to the River Exe and a contemporary interior. Perfect for walking holidays on Exmoor.

Border View is an attractive, stone-built barn conversion adjoining the owner’s home on a 10-acre smallholding near the village of Kington, Herefordshire, along the English-Welsh border. This countryside cottage offers cosy accommodation to small families or groups on holiday in the Welsh Marches.

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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.

Spend a wonderful coastal family holiday in this child-friendly cottage in Bamburgh. Take advantage of the modern interior and furnishings and the ample garden space of the two-bedroom cottage, before exploring the delightful fishing village and the many attractions of Northumberland.

Located on a working farm on the edge of Whitby, Broadings Cottage is a charming single-storey barn conversion ideal for small families. Maintaining much of its original character, the pet-friendly cottage makes for a perfect getaway in the North York Moors, for seaside and countryside holidays.

North End Farm's Old Dairy is a very comfortable spacious rural holiday cottage for couples near Bridport 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.

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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