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Thank you so much to Sykes for their excellent recommendation and advice. We have been on four holidays with Sykes and loved each one. They really… Miss Wadeson, Flintshire, July 2015

Quality cottages, value for money prices

At Sykes we offer a huge choice of over 7,000 personally-inspected holiday cottages to rent in the UK and Ireland at fair and affordable prices. From romantic cottages for two to contemporary properties for large groups, you’re sure to find a holiday cottage to suit you. With 25 years’ experience matching our customers to their dream holiday home, find out what we can offer you…


Our five tick cottages make the perfect choice for a luxury UK holiday. From swimming pools, to hot tubs or even a private chef, our luxury cottages will make your cottage holiday extra special.


Pets need holidays too! Our vast selection of pet-friendly properties means that you’ll have no problem finding a cottage that welcomes you and your dog. One of our pet-friendly cottages is sure to be perfect for your next UK break.


Are you dreaming of a holiday cottage by the sea? Many of our charming coastal cottages are located just a stone’s throw from the beautiful beaches and stunning coastlines of the UK and Ireland.

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Sykes Cottages?

Sykes Cottages have been letting holiday cottages for over 25 years. The business has grown significantly to become the UK’s leading independent agency. Our 6000+ cottages are hand picked and offer great value, from classic cottages in the country, luxury holiday homes near the coast and everything in between. Our exclusive cottages provide the perfect base for any type of holiday. Book online or call our dedicated UK based reservations team, available 9am to 9.30pm 7 days a week.

Read the Latest News From Sykes Cottages

  • Walk of the Month: Glenfinnan Viaduct Trail

    30th June 2016

    For June’s edition of Walk of the Month, we’ve decided to feature a family favourite perfect for older children looking to develop their navigation skills. The Glenfinnan Viaduct Trail is a relatively short walk through the Scottish Highlands with fantastic views of Loch Shiel, the Glenfinnan Viaduct and the Glenfinnan monument. The walk: This route … More

  • Spotlight On: Unusual Holiday Cottages

    26th June 2016

    At Sykes, we love all types of holiday cottages; whether they’re traditional and cosy or offer something a bit quirky.  If you’re the kind of person who likes to do things a little differently, then we have the perfect selection of holiday cottages for you. Our unusual properties make for a unique getaway you’ll never … More

  • Sykes Cottages Cycling Breaks

    19th June 2016

    With over a million people turning up to watch this year’s Tour de Yorkshire, it’s no wonder hundreds of holiday makers have been inspired to dust off the saddle and take their bike on holiday with them. Here at Sykes Cottages, we encourage cycling holidays and even have a selection of over 2,700 cycling cottages … More

  • Sykes Cottages Hits 7,000 Properties Milestone

    16th June 2016

    Here at Sykes Cottages, we’re delighted to announce that this week, we’ve reached a milestone 7,000 holiday cottages across the UK and Ireland! We started off as an ambitious family business run from the kitchen table and with the help of our fantastic staff, owners and customers, we’ve grown into the UK’s biggest and fastest-growing … More

  • Treat Your Dad This Father’s Day

    12th June 2016

    With Father’s Day just a week away, you’ve hopefully already sorted what you’re getting your Dad as a gift. However if you’ve left it a bit last minute then don’t worry as we’re here to help. We’ve a wide range of charming holiday cottages across the UK and Ireland that are still available for Father’s … More