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    Cottages and Canal Boats

    Your comprehensive guide to farm holiday cottages, serviced apartments, static caravans and log cabins throughout the UK, Ireland and the Channel Islands for either business or pleasure.

  • Log cabins

    Log Cabin

    We have specialist self catering accommodation suitable for walking, fishing or cycling, pet friendly accommodation and luxury self catering etc. We also have a popular special offer/late availability page for special deals.

  • Country Cottages

    Thatched Cottages

    Your guide to quality self catering accommodation featuring prices and tourist information. Book directly the owner!

  • Caravans


    Find self catering accommodation in a particular area by visiting our “Popular Destinations’ where you will find some of the UK’s most popular holiday spots including Dartmoor, The Lake District, The Yorkshire Dales, Snowdonia and The New Forest.

Welcome To Self Catering Holiday Direct

Self Catering Holiday Direct is a directory of self catering holiday accommodation in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and the Channel Islands. We have hundreds of different properties for you to choose from including cottages, caravans, apartments, lodges and boats. Find the right self catering accommodation for you and book direct. You can search for your self catering accommodation by either using the interactive map below, clicking on a ‘Specialist Break’ or ‘Popular Destination..

Featured Properties


King's Lynn,Norfolk

Moor End Cottages
Moor End Cottages

Ripon ,North Yorkshire

Gannel View
Gannel View


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Specialist Breaks

Popular Destinations

Special Offers & Late Availability

Self Catering accommodation available for Easter, Half Term, Summer Holiday, Family Holiday, Short Break, Romantic Weekend or Long Weekend; We have a great selection of self catering properties; from 1 bedroomed cottages ideal for the romantic weekend to houses sleeping to 10+ for self catering accommodation for a large group.

Devon Windmills, Torquay Self Catering accommodation in Devon ideal for walkers and golfers.

Whitelake Farm Holiday Cottages, Barnstaple Self Catering accommodation in North Devon ideal walkers and cyclists.

Exmoor Holiday Cottages, Challacombe, Exmoor Self Catering accommodation on Exmoor in North Devon. Ideal for families and large/groups, pets welcome.


Sampsons Mill, Woodbridge Sampson's Mill is a unique holiday home ideal for two people.

Highsteppers, Blythburgh A luxury apartment in a grade II listed building.

School Farm Cottages, Halesworth, 4 comfortable, well equipped self catering cottages on its small family farm.

We have a great selection of self catering accommodation in all the National Parks: Peak District, Lake District, Exmoor, Dartmoor. For more please see our Popular Destinations.

Looking for Special Offers or Late Availability? Visit our selection of Self Catering Farm Cottages, Caravans, Lodges, Apartments and Canal Boats which may still have availability.

Visit our Specialist Breaks section for Farm Holiday, Child Friendly, Short Breaks, Walking Holidays, Pet Friendly, Horse Friendly, Disabled Friendly, Fishing/Angling, Pamper Breaks, City Breaks, Luxury Self Catering, Cycling. etc

Our Late Availability page is a great place to find last minute self catering deals.

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