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84 Years Ago Today ...

84 Years Ago Today ...

As fellow self-confessed lakelovers will know, something very special happened 84 years ago today. For anyone who has ever visited the Lake District National Park and appreciated its beautiful mirror lakes and awe-inspiring rugged scenery, today is a momentous day that deserves a moment's reflection ... and maybe even a cottage holiday to the Lakes!

What Are You Up To This Weekend?

What Are You Up To This Weekend?

More and more people are noticing that the money you spend during a typical weekend is comparable to the cost of a discounted last minute weekend break. What would you rather do with your weekend: book a mini-break and see somewhere completely new or spend roughly the same amount of money doing the same old thing? Read on ...

Thank you to Jo Jakeman for this fantastic photo of Kielder Forest.

If A Tree Falls In Kielder Forest Does It Make A Sound?

Do you crave a bit of peace and quiet? Do your ears need a rest from the incessant noise of city life? Well, a new book has revealed where the quietest place in the UK is. Not only is this place very tranquil and serene, but it is an internationally recognised stargazing hotspot. And, as with most great places to visit in the UK, we have plenty of self-catering holiday cottages close by.

Helpful Tips When Using The Web Cottages Website

Helpful Tips When Using The Web Cottages Website

With these helpful tips, you will save time finding the holiday cottage you want on our website. Always remember to use the filters and tick boxes down the left hand side of the search results - selecting whether you want a swimming pool or hot tub, for instance - to refine the list of cottages so that they precisely meets your criteria.

The South West Is Fully Booked! Time To Try Web Cottages.

The South West Is Fully Booked! Time To Try Web Cottages.

Are you struggling to find a holiday cottage that's not booked for the summer? As all the best properties get rapidly booked up for the popular peak months of July and August, we outline how Web Cottages can help. It's not too late to find a quality holiday home, even at this late stage!

Best Places To Eat In Chester City Centre

Best Places To Eat In Chester City Centre

If you're planning to book one of our self-catering cottages in Chester, then you will be looking for somewhere good to eat. In this blog, our author (who has visited literally every food and drink establishment in Chester) has cherry-picked the best places to go in the city centre for breakfast, lunch, dinner and/or a decent cup of coffee.

The Newton Haven Golden Mile

The Newton Haven Golden Mile

Are you a fan of the 2013 film The World's End, starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost? If you are, then why not visit some of the actual pubs from the film? Hopefully when you and your friends visit these ale houses it will be less eventful - just make sure you keep a close eye on the locals!

Mini Heatwave To Hit Britain This Bank Holiday Weekend!

Mini Heatwave To Hit Britain This Bank Holiday Weekend!

Not only is it a 3 day weekend this Friday, but a mini heatwave is forecast to be on it's way across the UK, just in time for the Bank Holiday. If you haven't made any plans yet, it's not too late! We still have holiday cottages left for a last minute short break, and if you need the cottage to be by the beach, have a BBQ or a swimming pool, so you can truly enjoy the hot weather, then read on ...

Spiddal Thatch Cottage (Ref. 11785)

Why Choose Web Cottages?

You just have to Google the words 'holiday cottages in the UK' and the search will return dozens of adverts all competing for your attention and for the click of your mouse. With so many holiday letting companies out there, we look to answer the question: "Why should I book with Web Cottages?"

Ryder Cup 2014 Accommodation

Ryder Cup 2014 Accommodation

Are you looking for self catering accommodation for this year's Ryder Cup in September at Gleneagles? We have two holiday cottages near this very famous golf tournament and they make a fantastic base to watch all the action. Be sure to book them before someone else gets there first!

Useful Links For Popular 2014 Holiday Dates

Useful Links For Popular 2014 Holiday Dates

Here you will find quick links and shortcuts to some of the most popular searches on the website. Whether you're after a holiday cottage for the upcoming bank holiday or for Christmas and New Year, then we hope this blog post will come in handy.

Visit Downton Abbey This Easter!

Visit Downton Abbey This Easter!

A 5th series of Downton Abbey will be returning to our TV screens later this year, but why not pay the real Downton Abbey a visit? We have two holiday cottages located near to this very famous country house!

Last Minute Romantic Breaks For Valentine's Day.

Love Is In The Air!

It’s Valentine’s Day and love is in the air. I hope you haven’t forgotten about it! Well, don’t worry if you have because here at Web Cottages we’ve thought up some unusual gift ideas that you still have time to organize that are sure to put you in the romance good books this year.

Welcome To Web Cottages!

Welcome To A Fresh Faced Web Cottages

Welcome to a fresh and new Web Cottages website! We’ve spent the last few weeks redesigning our website to make it easier for you to find your perfect holiday cottage. Please take a little time to look around and discover all of the changes we’ve made, and you might just stumble across your dream holiday cottage in the process!