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A stunning, single-storey barn conversion resting in Burniston near Scalby in North Yorkshire. Off-road parking. Family-friendly. En-suites. Ground-floor living. Scarborough 3.6 miles; Whitby 16 miles. (Ref. 1109246)

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3 nights from £717

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Lottie’s Hut, a single-storey shepherd’s hut resting near Okehampton, Devon. Decking. Pet-friendly. Romantic. Jacobstowe 6.9 miles; Tavistock 17.7 miles. (Ref. 1140106)

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3 nights from £308

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A charming, single-storey cottage based in Llanwenarth near Abergavenny, Monmouthshire. Pet-friendly. Ideal for couples. Within Brecon Beacons. Monmouth 19.1 miles. (Ref. 1129454)

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3 nights from £332

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A spacious and contemporary converted barn, nestled within the village of Mobberley, Cheshire. Open-plan living. Great location. WiFi. Knutsford 3.4 miles. Manchester 15.6 miles. (Ref. 1014686)

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3 nights from £459

  • Sleeps5
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    4.8

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Welcoming cottage in Hawes, character accommodation with woodburner, super king-size with en-suite, walks from the door. Ideal base for the beautiful Dales. (Ref. 922466)

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3 nights from £525

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    4.6

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A lovely ground-floor apartment perched in Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire. Romantic. Smart TVs. Near a beach. Off-road parking. Enclosed garden. Near local amenities. Filey 11 miles; Scarborough 17.6 miles. (Ref. 1119363)

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3 nights from £320

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Country Cottage is a single-storey holiday home near Bronllys, Powys. En-suites. Glorious countryside views. Edge of Brecon Beacons National Park. Hay-on-Wye 5.8 miles; Brecon Beacons National Park 17.2 miles. (Ref. 1145295)

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3 nights from £476

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A luxurious barn conversion in a rural location in the village of Llanrhaeadr-Ym-Mochnant in Powys. Woodburning stove. Hot tub. Idyllic views. Lake Vyrnwy 10.7 miles; Bala 17.1 miles. (Ref. 1049347)

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3 nights from £698

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A stunning two-bedroom end-terrace house resting in Ruthin, Denbighshire. Pet-friendly. Enclosed garden. Close to amenities. Hot tub. Llangollen 14.8 miles; Bala 22.3 miles; Chester 25.1 miles. (Ref. 1111932)

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3 nights from £574

  • Sleeps6
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A fantastic three-bedroom barn conversion resting on the outskirts of Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire. Pet-friendly. Wood-fired hot tub. Enclosed garden. Off-road parking. Open-plan. Luxury. York 10.9 miles. (Ref. 1122778)

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3 nights from £972

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  • Bedrooms4
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    4.9

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This terraced cottage resides in the centre of Warwick, Warwickshire. Exposed brickwork and beams. Woodburner. Rangemaster. Pet Friendly. Royal Leamington Spa 2.8 miles; Stratford-Upon-Avon 10.9 miles. (Ref. 1006668)

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3 nights from £856

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Beautifully renovated, former fire station engine room, on the edge of Sledmere, in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds. En-suite bedrooms. Pet-friendly. Wonderful walking and cycling from the doorstep. Driffield 8 miles. (Ref. 963711)

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3 nights from £666

  • Sleeps4
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    4.9

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A well-positioned, two-bedroom cottage set in Heptonstall, West Yorkshire. Close to amenities and attractions. Gas fire. Countryside views. Original features. Hebden Bridge 1.6 miles; Haworth 10 miles. (Ref. 1131322)

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3 nights from £456

  • Sleeps6
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    4.6

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An elegant and exquisite cottage based in the centre of the remote village of Ticknall, Derby. Contemporary décor. Summerhouse. Melbourne 2.6 miles, Derby 12.8 miles. (Ref. 999755)

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3 nights from £677

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    4.8

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A delightful castle apartment nestled in the market town of Stanhope, Durham. Sauna. En-suite. Spacious rooms. Durham 22 miles. (Ref. 1011973)

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3 nights from £929

  • Sleeps6
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    4.7

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A characterful cottage situated in the village of Allendale in Hexham. Woodburners. Exposed beams. Open plan. Three floors. Hexham 11 miles; Allenheads 8 miles. (Ref. 933155)

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3 nights from £480

  • Sleeps4
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Blackwell Lodge 4 is welcoming lodge in Carlton-in-Cleveland near Swainby, North Yorkshire. Near a National Park. Hot tub. Countryside views. Swainby 3 miles; Stokesley 3.4 miles; Middlesbrough 12.2 miles. (Ref. 1158476)

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3 nights from £398

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Stunning detached house just outside of Ashby-de-la-Zouch in Leicestershire. Woodburner. Three storeys. WiFi. Exposed beams. (Ref. 975789)

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3 nights from £680

  • Sleeps5
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    4.6

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A lovely mid-terraced cottage tucked away in the quiet village of Cross Roads in West Yorkshire. Pet friendly. Woodburning stove. WiFi. Haworth 1.4 miles; Keighley 3 miles; Skipton 12.3 miles. (Ref. 1062414)

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3 nights from £539

  • Sleeps4
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Blackwell Lodge 5 is a charming lodge resting in Carlton-in-Cleveland near Swainby, North Yorkshire. Near National Park. Hot tub. Countryside view. Swainby 3 miles; Stokesley 3.4 miles; Middlesbrough 12.2 miles. (Ref. 1158477)

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3 nights from £430

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If you’re hoping to book your next break on the fly, then why not treat yourself to a stay at one of these last-minute cottages and explore the beautiful landscapes of the UK? Offering a hassle-free option for a getaway, these last-minute holiday cottages are sure to impress all types of holiday-goers, no matter what you’re hoping to get up to on your next staycation! 

Why Last-Minute Holiday Cottages? 

If you’re hoping to secure your next staycation but haven’t planned or booked anything yet, then you’ve come to the right place for last-minute holidays in the UK! Featuring a hand-picked selection of the best properties with late availability scattered across the British Isles, each one offers a high level of flexibility and makes for a great alternative to going abroad.  

After all, why deal with all the stress of airport security when you can jump in the car or on the train to one of these last-minute cottages? And on top of all that, what’s best about booking cottages for last-minute holidays is that you’re more than likely to bag a great deal, as many of these last-minute cottages are reduced in price compared to booking in advance.  

For plenty of ideas on what to get up to during your last-minute holiday in the UK, be sure to read our fantastic UK Travel Guide

Places to Visit during Last-Minute Holidays in the UK? 

Even if you’re trying to book the perfect getaway on a tight schedule, there’s an abundance of fantastic places to go for a last-minute holiday in the UK. Whether you fancy a last-minute holiday in Wales or a last-minute holiday in Scotland, there’s no shortage of fantastic options to consider. Not only that, but there’s also plenty of opportunity to book a last-minute holiday in Ireland too, for those of you looking to venture across the Irish Sea for your next staycation!  

Starting with England, the largest and most populous country in the UK, there’s no shortage of amazing regions and national parks where you can book one of these last-minute holiday cottages. With some of the most popular regions being places like the Lake District, the Cotswolds, Cornwall and the Yorkshire Dales, each offers their own unique rural charm and character and make for wonderful places to consider spending a last-minute UK holiday. 

Alternatively, Wales can also make for a brilliant location for booking last-minute holiday cottages. Boasting a host of beautiful national parks like Snowdonia, the Brecon Beacons and Cardigan Bay, here you’ll find miles of golden sandy beaches, lush countryside and some of Britain’s tallest peaks. What’s best is that many of the country’s best regions can be easily reached from England, making it a wonderful place to consider going on a last-minute holiday in the UK if you’re based just across the border. 

Situated in the northern reaches of the British Isles is Scotland, another fantastic place to consider booking one of these last-minute cottages, especially if you’re after a secluded break away from the stresses of everyday life. Home to the enchanting Highlands that’s home to natural landmarks like Ben Nevis, the tallest mountain in the British Isles. Other amazing regions include the Scottish Islands, famous for their white sandy beaches and natural beauty. 

On the other hand, if you’re happy to venture a bit further away from home, then Ireland can make for an unforgettable place to consider booking one of these last-minute holiday cottages. Easily reachable from the UK via flight or ferry, this rural country boasts many properties to consider booking, dotted around stunning regions like the Wild Atlantic Way and the mountains of County Wicklow to name just a couple. 

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Types of Last-Minute Holidays 

Whatever you want from your last-minute holidays, you'll be sure to find the ideal property to book from this selection of thousands! 

If a break with a little opulence is on the agenda, then we’d highly recommend choosing one of these last-minute hot tub breaks, perfect if you’re looking for a property where you can truly relax and unwind after a busy day. Prefer something more rustic? If so, then take a look at this array of last-minute log cabins... or combine the two and take in breath-taking views from the comfort of a last-minute lodge with a hot tub!  

Or if you're simply hoping to get away from the office for a few days to get stuck into some important tasks, why not consider a workcation? And for those of you hoping for a classic staycation experience, then one of these last-minute holiday park breaks would be perfect as well. Failing that, our complete collection of all available self-catering holiday cottages will be sure to help you out even further.