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Quality cottages, value for money prices

At Sykes we offer a huge choice of over 6,000 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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Why choose
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

  • 5 Things to Love about the Peak District

    1st May 2016

    If your idea of a dream getaway is to a destination rich in natural beauty, heritage and attractions, then look no further than the Peak District. The area’s spectacular moors, dales, rivers and springs have been attracting visitors for years and make the region ideal for a UK getaway. There are a million reasons to … More

  • Last Minute Cottages For Early May Bank Holiday

    25th April 2016

    We’ve had some lovely weather of late with the sunny spring days we’ve all been waiting for making an appearance. If you’re anything like us, the first sign of sunshine will make you want to pack your bags and get out exploring this beautiful island that we live on! Luckily for you, we’ve still got … More

  • Walk of the Month: Box Hill Stepping Stones

    24th April 2016

    It’s time for another instalment of Walk of the Month and for April’s edition, we’ve decided to feature a family friendly walk which makes the most of the warmer weather and extra hours of sunlight. The Box Hill Stepping Stones walk can be found in Tadworth and has the most wonderful views of the Surrey … More

  • Spotlight on: Brecon Cottages

    21st April 2016

    Today, we’re shining our spotlight on a fantastic new group of holiday cottages that have recently joined the Sykes family. Brecon Cottages are a group of 15 properties sleeping 2, 3, 4 and 6 guests in a mountainside location in the stunning Brecon Beacons National Park. These cottages are comfortable, cosy and perfect for family … More

  • Some of England’s Most Scenic Spots

    18th April 2016

    Now it’s not like you need an excuse to celebrate England’s beauty, however with St George’s Day just around the corner we thought it was too good an opportunity to miss out on! Between the sweeping beaches, verdant green countryside and of course the quaint towns and villages, there are few places quite like England. … More

* Please note: the lowest price a cottage can be booked for is the Winter Short Break (WSB) price. During the quieter, less popular months, if a last minute or off season discount takes the price below the WSB price, the WSB price will be quoted.