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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 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.

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    8th May 2016

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  • Making Your Cottage Guests Feel Welcome

    5th May 2016

    First impressions count and here at Sykes Cottages, we want to help you make the best first impression possible when new customers arrive at your holiday let. From a friendly welcome to a cup of tea, we’ve listed some basics below that are sure to make your guest feel welcome on arrival. Provide a warm welcome … More

  • 5 Things to Love about the Peak District

    1st May 2016

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