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Original Cottages, holiday homes throughout England and Wales

Self-catering properties around England and Wales with Original Cottages.Self-catering properties around England and Wales with Original Cottages.
The stunning view from one of Original Cottages' properties.The stunning view from one of Original Cottages' properties.
Stunning setting of one of Original Cottages' properties.Stunning setting of one of Original Cottages' properties.
Bedroom at one of Original Cottages' properties.Bedroom at one of Original Cottages' properties.
Kitchen at one of Original Cottages' properties.Kitchen at one of Original Cottages' properties.
Kitchen at one of Original Cottages' properties.Kitchen at one of Original Cottages' properties.

A family-run business operated from their main hub in Norfolk but with regional offices in some 30 locations around the UK, Original Cottages has established itself as the UK’s largest independent holiday cottage rental company. Their collection of 4300 unique holiday cottages range from Cornwall and Devon to Yorkshire and the Lake District, with many more destinations in between, so whether you are looking for a coastal family holiday, a rural getaway with the kids or even a UK break with the dog, Original Cottages will have something to suit your family.

Properties available with Original Cottages are specifically chosen to provide an exceptional holiday experience and their family-friendly range are kitted out with a whole host of handy facilities when travelling with kids. Using the filter service on their website you can find your perfect UK holiday cottage and select the features that are important to your family including, highchairs and cots, whether there is a games room or pool (perhaps even a tennis court or hot tub) and you can also search by drive time from your chosen location (perfect when you don't want to travel by car or train with the kids for too long) and even if you want a one-level property; ideal if you have young children and don't want to be on edge when relaxing in your family holiday cottage. 

What to Expect:
  • Dog-friendly
  • Hot tub
  • Self catering
  • Tennis
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cots
  • Great for babies
  • Great for kids 4-12
  • Great for teens
  • Great for toddlers
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool


Original Cottages offer so many family-friendly property options through England and Wales, but one particular child-friendly cottage is the Green Garden Gate on the Suffolk coast. This cottage has: travel cot, toddler bed (book in advance), two highchairs, play pen, baby bouncer, play mat, toilet trainer seat, bathroom toddler step, changing mat, baby bath, microwave steriliser and a selection of books, toys, games and DVDs, games table available for hire plus the owner also organises an Easter egg hunt annually for kids.


Original Cottages provide a very handy filter function on their wesite where you can search for your prefect holiday cottage accoridng to your requirements. You can choose from options including (do note, not all the facilities listed below are available at all properties):




Games room.

Swimming pool.

Hot tub.

Tennis court.

Garden (enclosed).

Proximity to the coast/sea view.


Private parking.


As well as location, number of bedrooms/bathrooms and number of family pets you want to take.

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Special offers

Exclusive 5% off with Original Cottages

Save *5% off your next cottage holiday with Original Cottages and make memories with your loved ones in 2018. Use discount code TAKETHEFAMILY5 when you book online or by phone. From Cornwall to Snowdonia, Original Cottages have hundreds of destinations and more than 4300 properties to choose from. Because they have local people with local expertise in all their destinations, they can find you the perfect escape.

*This offer entitles you to receive 5% off any property bookings made between 1/07/2018 – 1/9/2018 on holidays starting on or before 1/01/19. Bookings must use the promotional code TAKETHEFAMILY5 to redeem the discount. The offer is valid on bookings made through the phone or at Discount not valid in conjunction with any other promotional code. All bookings are subject to availability. Booking terms and conditions apply.

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Original Cottages provide more than 4000 unique properties around the UK including in, Norfolk, Cornwall, Yorkshire, Wales, Suffolk, Devon, Kent, Sussex, Lancashire, Dorset, Cumbria and the Lake District.

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