Why not make your summer family holiday with younger children even more special this year and head to one of our selected cottages and lodges where Oscar the Owl is in residence.
Oscar is a busy and friendly owl who will be in touch with your children before, during and after the holiday… creating a sense of fun and excitement to your holiday. With free gifts, free audio stories for the journey,emails, postcards, family games and family friendly places to go…. Oscar is a very useful owl to have around!
Oscar the Owl is loved by the children he meets, for example our visitor comments include:
“The children were delighted to be welcomed by ‘Oscar the Owl’ and amazed that he knew what hobbies they have! The weather has been bright and sunny and we have enjoyed the beautiful countryside. ‘Oscar’ accompanied us on lots of trips.”
“The audio stories kept the children entranced on the long journey, a great idea, they listened to them several times”
Unfortunately Oscar is only available at selected family friendly properties, click the link to find out more and see where he is.
There is still time to take advantage of a great 25% deposit offer on Cornish cottage holidays, but you must book by the 1st February 2014 to get it.
Find Cottage Holidays have launched a new wonderful collection of Cornish Cottages – all with this 25% deposit offer – over 250 traditional and modern self catering cottages and apartments available at country and coastal locations across Cornwall.
This collection includes everything from waterside holiday homes and cliff-top cottages with panoramic views, to dog friendly holiday cottages in the country, traditional or contemporary.
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FIND OUT MORE about this 25% deposit offer and other special deals on the Find Cottage Holidays offers page»
Now is the perfect time to book your summer holiday cottage or apartment, while there is still plenty of great self catering accommodation to choose from.
It’s never easy to find what you are looking for but the Find Cottage Holidays website lets you search for lots of different types of holidays from those near the coast, 5 star rated, pet friendly and even those with hot tubs!
We have also now introduced a new price filter so that you can find self catering that matches your budget – with some at £200 per week or less. Please use the links below to get started:
Are you feeling loved up? Is 2014 the year for the extravagant gesture for your loved one?
Yes, you’ve guessed it, Valentine’s Day is on the horizon and so we need to start thinking about what to get or do for the special people in our lives.
If you are feeling a little short of inspiration this year, and who could blame you after all that effort on Christmas presents, then we may just have a great solution for you…. a romantic break in a country cottage, romantic log cabin or a luxury apartment.
Whether you want a weekend break, a long weekend, short break or holiday a romantic getaway is sure to melt the heart of your other half. You can choose from a wide range of self catering accommodation (cottages, apartments, flats, lodges, log cabins etc) with great features such as four poster beds, hot tubs and open log fires.
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It’s hard to believe, as we have all only just returned to work/school, that the February half term is fast approaching!
Don’t get caught with nothing planned, why not make the most of the February half term with a family getaway?
Have great days out together, then enjoy a relaxing meal and card/board games in front of a cosy fire.
With thousands of self catering cottages, lodges and apartments across the UK & Ireland to choose from you’re bound to find the perfect place within reach of the attractions and activities you want to see.
What’s more, it doesn’t need to cost you a fortune…. there are 3 night February half term lodge breaks from £99*, 7 night cottage breaks from £288.
Browse for some great February half term self catering using the links below:
* Prices quoted were available on selected properties at the time of publishing. Accommodation only – including online booking fee, based on UK stays departing 15/02/14. Subject to availability, operator booking conditions will apply.
If you need something to get you through the winter months then there is nothing better than planning your summer holiday.
With its warm and sunny summer climate it’s no surprise that the south-west of England is where people flock to each year but where is the best place to head. Well we can highly recommend South Devon and there is no better place to for an unforgettable family holiday than the gorgeous maritime town of Dartmouth.
Long days can easily be spent out on the water, unwinding on the region’s golden beaches, walking the dramatic coastal footpaths or visiting one of the many historical houses or gardens.
Whatever your interests whilst on holiday, Find Cottage Holidays has an excellent choice of luxury self-catering holiday properties to offer, which can be perfectly matched to suit all your needs.
Take a closer look at what Dartmouth in South Devon has to offer »
The January sales are in full swing and self catering holidays in the UK are no different with some great deals to be had even in this heavy booking time.
You can find some great deals and offers on our website including 10% off luxury self catering in the south-west of England – Cornwall, Devon and Dorset. With a great selection of 5 star and 4 star cottages and apartments on the coast and in the countryside available with an extra 10% off it is definitely the time to book.
Find out more about this offer and more by clicking here: holiday offers »
Find Cottage Holidays has launched a new section on its popular website featuring offers, deals, discounts and voucher codes from leading providers and independent owners in the UK and Ireland.
The offers deals and vouchers page will highlight a range of self catering including cottages, holiday parks, lodges, apartments, and boat holidays across England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.
Current offers include:
- Save 20% on winter cottage breaks
- Festive lodges and log cabins from £99
- Cosy winter breaks from £284
- Autumn lodge breaks from £149
- Christmas and New Year city breaks from £55
Plus lots more. See more deals and offers »
If you are looking for a self catering break in the Stowmarket area of Suffolk, then take a close look at Leys Farmhouse Annexe.
This 1 bedroom bungalow it is perfect for a romantic escape or for parents with a young child (in a cot). The property has central heating, wi-fi, parking and an outdoor swimming pool for use in the summer.
If you want an outdoor, active, rural break this area is perfect with fishing, pony trekking, walking, golf and cycling all close by.
Feedback about the accommodation is equally positive including:
“Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in your clean and comfortable annexe. thank you for also providing the baby cot and high chair for our grandson.Most helpful. Would have no hesitation in recommending you to our friends. With thanks.”
“Excellent accommodation in a lovely area. all we could possibly need for a relaxing break. The wonderful Indian summer was a bonus.”
Find out more about Leys Farmhouse on Find Cottage Holidays »
Missed all the bonfire and firework fun so far this year? Well these is still a chance and it’s a perfect one to take the whole family too this Saturday.
Shoreham Bonfire Society on Shoreham Beach in West Sussex is a community run, community funded event for the whole family to enjoy. Head to Beach Green, Shoreham by Sea, on Saturday 9th November to join the procession at 6.30pm.
The procession led by the local Coastguard Service and accompanied by the Beach Bateria Samba Band and the Heart FM Angels will arrive in time for the lighting of the Bonfire on the beach at around 7pm. The excellent fireworks will take place at about 7.15pm.
At the end of the firework display you can stick around and enjoy the catering (burgers, noodles, hot & cold drinks), the kids tea cups ride and the Shoreham Allstars juniors music bands performing close by.
A great night out.