Sykes Cottages, a small family start-up which was formed 25 years ago, has rapidly grown to become the UK’s leading independent cottage rental agency. In two decades of conducting friendly business and providing top quality properties to holidaymakers, Sykes Cottages has established a loyal clientele and a trustworthy relationship with its many returning customers.

Picturesque cottages at great prices - book now with Sykes Cottages

Picturesque cottages at great prices - book now with Sykes Cottages

A highly-respected national agency, Sykes Cottages lists 3500 properties in the UK and Ireland available for rent.  There is a cottage offered by Sykes to meet every travel need; from pet-friendly places to luxury cottages, beach, coastal and country cottages as well as self-catering and farm cottages too. You can select and browse the type of cottage, and even the destination you would like, on the company’s website, before booking. 

The key to a perfect cottage holiday is planning ahead and booking early. Family cottage getaways, especially, are in-demand in the UK and Sykes is here to cater to all your family travel requirements. There are many advantages of family cottages; you are in control of your holiday, there is greater privacy, plenty of space for everyone and most self-catering family cottages make for a lovely home away from home with fully-equipped kitchens, large gardens and beautifully decorated rooms.

However, if you want to escape everyday life, spend some quality time with a loved-one, are planning a group getaway or simply want to explore a new part of the country then Sykes has properties that meet all individual travel needs. From romantic weekend getaways in cosy Cornish hideaways to trendy lodges and log cabins in the Isle of Wight and seaside retreats in Kent, every cottage is personally selected by Sykes to provide travellers with the best places to stay in the UK.

A great place to start planning your cottage holiday is when the family get together for Christmas, during a night in with friends or over dinner with a loved-one. Our booking tip to those wanting to secure their chosen property on specific travel dates for next summer is to book as early as January 2013. This means you will avoid the last-minute rush and get yourself a cottage holiday for an incredibly great price. Not to mention, when the summer holidays approach you won’t have to worry about getting down to the travel agent to book a holiday, leaving yourself with more time to pack all the travel essentials and enjoy a stress-free start to your break.

Sykes Cottages still adheres to its founding principles which have allowed the company to achieve an unbroken record of growth and customer satisfaction. Its hand-picking of a selection of cottages, lodges and cabins means Sykes; offers quality properties at sensible, value-for-money prices; it works closely with cottage

owners to ensure high levels of customer service and satisfaction and most importantly, Sykes treat all of its customers and suppliers with integrity and respect.

More recently, the holiday company launched a new brand in 2009 called Hogans Irish Cottages, which provides ferry-inclusive cottage holidays to Ireland.

Sykes not only carries the crème of the crop in UK holiday properties but it is committed to bringing you special offers including last-minute late deals, discounts of up to 30% on the weekly rental price and fantastic value-added extras. To catch the best deals, travellers should follow Sykes Cottages on Twitter and ‘like’ their page on Facebook as exclusive discounts of up to 50% are posted on both sites for travellers to take advantage of. 

With a helpful reservations team, a dedicated approach and a bespoke range of properties, Sykes Cottages continues to grow by providing treasured UK holiday memories for thousands of customers every year. To experience what Sykes has to offer and book your staycation, visit

There are some great last-minute deals through November and December still available to book with Sykes, so if you fancy spending Christmas in a picturesque cottage location or want a change from the mundane chores of everyday life, then a winter weekend in a cosy cottage or log cabin awaits you at Sykes. Click here to book a last minute cottage today.

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