2017 Unique Holiday Cottages Award Winners

11:37am 06/04/2017

We love to appreciate the very best luxury holiday cottages in the UK. Take a look at our award winners here. 

Group Getaway Award

Manor Farmhouse, Kent


Manor Farmhouse has won the Unique Holiday Cottages Group Getaway Award. Accommodation is spread over 3 buildings so it provides a perfect balance of holidaying together and everyone getting their own space.  There’s a heated pool, games for all ages and space to dine together if you choose.  The location is truly magical too!

Take a look at luxury holiday cottage the Manor Farmhouse in Kent. 

Country House Living Award

Incleborough House, Norfolk


Incleborough House has won the Unique Holiday Cottages Country House Living Award. Incleborough House was built in the 17th century and is grade II listed, set in a magnificent half acre of secluded and private mature walled gardens, it offers both history and opulence making it the perfect country escape. 

Take a look at Incleborough House a luxury holiday cottage in Norfolk. 

Ocean Lookout Award

The View, East Sussex


The View has won the Unique Holiday Cottages Ocean Lookout Award. The View certainly lives up to its name - with extraordinary views from the lounge and a balcony with a transparent balustrade running the whole width of the building. The View has an unrivalled position overlooking a private beach in tranquil Norman's Bay, East Sussex and offers a real wow factor for guests staying here. 

Take a look at The View, a luxury holiday cottage in East Sussex. 

Brig y Don, South Wales


Brig y Don has won the Unique Holiday Cottages Ocean Lookout Award. Guests can enjoy uninterrupted sea views from many of the windows and patio area where they will also be wowed by the incredible sun sets. Brig y Don has been finished to an exceptionally high standard with a nautically inspired colour palette adding to the luxurious ambience of this sea side holiday home.

Take a look at Brig y Don, a luxury self catering holiday cottage in Wales. 

Bonny Blink, Isle of Wight


Bonny Blink has won the Unique Holiday Cottages Ocean Lookout Award. This stunning holiday home is situated immediately beside the sea providing spectacular, panoramic sea views from the main rooms in the house and from the garden. A stroll across the lawn leads directly to the beach - what more can you ask for from a seaside holiday cottage.

Take a look at Bonny Blink a luxury holiday cottage. 

Seacombe, Devon


Seacombe has won the Unique Holiday Cottages Ocean Lookout Award. The location of Seacombe will blow you away with its panoramic, uninterrupted seaviews which are combined with complete privacy to offer the prefect spot for a coastal holiday. Here you can enjoy the beach and coastal paths without even crossing a road.

Take a look at Seacombe a luxury self catering cottage in Devon.  

Looe Island View, Cornwall


Looe Island View has won the Unique Holiday Cottages Ocean Lookout Award for its panoramic sea views all the way to Looe Island and beyond. The property was built to take advantage of the beautiful sea views and doesn’t it just! Here you’ll enjoy spending time gazing out to sea from the full length windows, balconies and elevated decking.

Take a look at luxury holiday cottage Looe Island View

Dog Friendly Award

Milestones, The Cotswolds


Milestones has won the Unique Holiday Cottages Dog Friendly Award. Here you have everything you need for an amazing holiday with your dog, there's an enclosed garden and lovely walks straight from the house including a very dog friendly pub. So many extras are provided included bowls, towels, bed, biscuits, balls, a stair-gate even a garden hosepipe for cleaning up after muddy walks. Milestones really is a place both you and your dog will be happy. Milestones is a fabulous dog friendly, Cotswold stone, self catering holiday cottage in the south Warwickshire/North Cotswold village of Long Compton.

Take a look at Milestones a luxury holiday cottage in The Cotswolds. 

Rydon Stables, Devon


Rydon Stables has won the Unique Holiday Cottages Dog Friendly Award. They have thought of everything to provide a really memorable experience for guests and their dogs. They provide welcome packs for dogs, a full range of extras including treats, poop bags, blankets and bowls. They also provide maps with recommended walks and lists of dog friendly pubs, cafes and beaches near the cottage. Your dog will love staying here just as much as you do.

Take a look at Rydon Stables a luxury holiday cottage in Devon. 

Eco Escape Awards

Harlyn Eco Cottage at Merlin Farm Holiday Cottages, Cornwall


Harlyn Eco Cottage at Merlin Farm have won the Unique Holiday Cottages Eco Escape Award for their incredible approach and commitment to providing a greener holiday experience for guests. Here they employ a full range of initiatives including a ground heat pump in conjunction with underfloor heating, woodburner, solar thermal water heating, fun eco activities for children and a range of measures to protect the local environment. They really do go the extra mile and guests leave Merlin Farm inspired by their experience. 

Take a look at Harlyn Eco Cottage at Merlin Farm Holiday Cottages., luxury holiday cottages in the UK. 

East View Farm Holiday Cottages, Norfolk


East View Farm Luxury Holiday Cottages have won a Unique Holiday Cottages Eco Escape Award for their incredible approach and commitment to green tourism. Here they are striving to be as sustaiable as possible whilst providing a luxury escape for guests, you'll find a wind turbine, solar panels, full recycling and a ground source heat pump. They have planted 2,500 trees and shrubs and have a wildlife pond and wildflower area. 

Take a look at East View Farm Cottages, luxury holiday cottages in Norfolk, UK. 

Unique Retreat Awards

Woodside Lodge, Northumberland


Woodside Lodge has won a Unique Holiday Cottages Unique Retreat Award. Originally a 1940s temporary local army camp, in 2013 Woodside Lodge underwent a radical transformation, keeping the original structure in place beneath 21st century insulation, recycled rubber roof tiles and sustainably sourced larch cladding. With such a stunning location, looking out onto a meadow on the edge of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you'll never want to leave this peaceful and contemporary retreat.

Take  look at Woodside Lodge, a luxury holiday cottage in the UK. 


Farm Experience Awards

Treyarnon Cottage at Merlin Farm, Cornwall


Treyarnon Cottage has won the Unique Holiday Cottage Farm Experience Award. Here, surrounded by lush green fields and rolling hills, you'll find a friendly donkey, horses, hens, geese and ducks. Guests can enjoy complimentary eggs and feed the animals. Children are given wildlife books and encouraged to spot and record what they see. This really is a farm experience which the whole family will enjoy, set in the most beautiful of locations. 

Take a look at Treyaynon Cottage, a luxury holiday cottage in Cornwall. 

Tots Travel Bag Awards

Trevone Cottage Cottage at Merlin Farm, Cornwall


Trevone Cottage has won a Unique Holiday Cottage Tots Travel Bag Award for their incredible provision for families with small children. They have really gone the extra mile to ensure guests have a stress free holiday, providing all the essential baby gear a parent would want and need. With such a beautiful setting, close to beach on a quiet farm, Trevone Cottage will be a huge hit with children and parents alike. 

Take a look at Trevone Cottage, a luxury holiday cottage in Cornwall.