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  • Room for Everyone… Cottages that sleep up to 32 people. A great place for family and friends to get together! Show me

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Quality cottages, value-for-money prices

At Sykes we’re immensely proud of our huge choice of over 5,000 personally-inspected holiday cottages across the UK and Ireland. We have everything from cosy cottages for two to characterful properties sleeping 20 or more, all at great value-for-money prices. Our 25 years' experience means you can choose with confidence, knowing that your search for the perfect holiday cottage starts and ends here…


Sykes Holiday Cottages

Average score 4.5


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.

Why book with Sykes Cottages?

Great Value: We want everyone to enjoy one of our cottage holidays and that's why we're committed to keeping our prices competitive. What's more, with regular special offers and last minute short breaks available, you can find yourself an even better deal on your cottage holiday.

Book With Confidence: Thanks to our 25 years of experience, booking a cottage couldn't be easier. On our website you'll find photographs of each cottage as well as genuine reviews from previous guests to give you a taste of your cottage holiday before you even arrive.

Here to Help: With Sykes Cottages you can book your next holiday quickly and easily either online or with the help of our highly trained holiday cottage advisors. Our reservations team are available seven days a week, including evenings, to help you plan your perfect cottage holiday. A selection of our self-catering cottages are available in our full colour brochure; simply request your free copy online today.

Plenty of Choice: With new self-catering cottages being added to our website every day, there's plenty of choice for your next cottage holiday. Whether you're looking for a short break, weekend break, 7 nights, 14 nights or more, we're sure that one of our 5,000 holiday cottages in the UK and Ireland will be just right for you.

Quality cottages, prime locations and high standards; that's what you can count on with Sykes Cottages. With beachside holiday homes, classic country cottages and everything in between, our handpicked holiday cottages offer something for every type of holiday.

We think our selection of self-catering cottages is second to none and after browsing our website, we're sure you'll agree!

Read the Latest News From Sykes Cottages

  • Sykes’ Spotlight on New Scottish Cottages

    28th November 2014

    At Sykes, we add new holiday cottages to our expanding portfolio every day, and today we thought we’d take the time to showcase some of our fantastic new properties. As it’s St. Andrews Day this weekend, we’re taking a look at just some of the latest holiday cottages in Scotland to join the Sykes Cottages family … More

  • We’ve done it again: Sykes Scoop BTA for Second Successive Year

    27th November 2014

    Sykes Cottages have won ‘Best Large UK Holiday Cottage Company’ at the British Travel Awards, for the second year running. Despite tough competition from industry rivals, Sykes has retained its crown as Britain’s best self-catering holiday cottage provider, winning the coveted award for the second time at this year’s BTA finals. The British Travel Awards … More

  • Scotland’s Top Ten Film Locations

    26th November 2014

    With its rugged coastline, vast glens and imposing mountain ranges, Scotland is a film maker’s dream; imagine historic battles re-enacted at the foot of Ben Nevis; sci-fi thrillers shot amongst the mountainous landscape; and romantic scenes set in front of a castle’s roaring fire. With a number of movie blockbusters and popular TV shows using … More

  • Scottish Wildlife Watch

    25th November 2014

    From its sandy shores and rocky cliffs to its deep green glens and towering mountains, Scotland is home to a vast array of wildlife. As the cold weather sets in and the nights draws in you would expect Scotland’s wildlife to retreat into hibernation or migrate to warmer shores; but no, these hardy species are … More

  • Whisky Days Out in Scotland

    24th November 2014

    As we near the end of November, we’re all reaching out for our favourite drinks. Those liquids that, from the first sip, you feel yourself warming from the inside, your taste buds soar and your cheeks begin to flush. I’m talking of course about whisky. What better way to kick off Scotland week here on … More