Holiday Inspiration

Are you planning your next family getaway, beach holiday or perhaps just a weekend away, let us help inspire you to get the most out of your upcoming trip. Whether you are looking for a romantic break in a cosy cottage for two in the North Devon countryside or even a secluded spot in the Scottish Highlands, a countryside break in a large country house in Somerset on Exmoor or a modern contemporary family holiday home by the sea, we've got it covered.

Find out here what's new, our latest offers and what's happening locally. Hopefully, we can help provide some ideas and some inspiration for your next break away.

Our Favourite Tips

Our Favourite walking holidays in the UK
Our Favourite walking holidays in the UK

As we near the end of National Walking Month we wanted to share our favourite locations & walks as well as the benefits of walking for you.

Top tips for a dog friendly staycation
Top tips for a dog friendly staycation

Enjoying a holiday with your fury friend is easy, read our top tips for a dog friendly holiday.

Top tips for a fun-filled staycation on a budget
Top tips for a fun-filled staycation on a budget

You don't need to spend a lot to get a lot when holidaying. Find out our favourite tips for holidaying on a budget.

Property Focus

The perfect rural escape
The perfect rural escape

Wake up to glorious North Devon countryside at a stay at Courtyard Cottage, near Barnstaple in North Devon. Find out more about this hidden gem here

Family fun holiday by the beach with the dog...
Family fun holiday by the beach with the dog...

Looking for a family friendly holiday by the sea (and where you can even bring the dog too!)? Discover here why Crantock in Cornwall could be the best choice for you...

Remote holiday cottage...
Remote holiday cottage...

For those hunting for that "remote cottage" where you really can get away from it all...

Groups of cottages
Groups of cottages

Looking for holiday accommodation for large groups of friends, the whole family or a special celebration?

Seasonal Inspiration

The UK's Best Christmas Markets 2021
The UK's Best Christmas Markets 2021

My Favourite Cottages have analysed 30 of the most popular Christmas markets around the UK to find out which ones are most worth a visit this year.

The Perfect Holiday Cottage
The Perfect Holiday Cottage

As restrictions continue to ease and the Great British Summer is finally in full flow, we’ve analysed Google search data to find out which features travellers want most in their next holiday rental.

Still time to book an early summer break
Still time to book an early summer break

Summer is fast approaching us, and we've never seen our calendars so full for the early summer breaks. Still looking? Don't worry we do have new properties being added all the time..

UK holidaymakers confidence growing
UK holidaymakers confidence growing

We've analysed data from UK holidaymakers to see trends and changes in how people are planning to book and travel, along with reasons why they might not want to! With the opening of everything coming up, we're looking forward to welcoming travellers from across the UK.

Things to do at Easter around North Devon and Exmoor
Things to do at Easter around North Devon and Exmoor

A few of favourite Easter events in North Devon that you shouldn't miss out on...

Blooming Great Breaks
Blooming Great Breaks

Discover why late spring and early summer is the best time for a break if you are not holidaying with kids....

Remote holiday cottage...
Remote holiday cottage...

For those hunting for that "remote cottage" where you really can get away from it all...

The Joys of Spring
The Joys of Spring

Looking forward to the joys of ‘Spring’ and all the cottages that come with it!

Easter Cottage Hunt
Easter Cottage Hunt

It's still not too late to start the hunt for your Easter cottage. But hurry, you'd be mad to miss out on booking the perfect property for your adventures this Easter...