Dreamy UK cottages from £21pp a night you can still book in July and August

It’s the summer of the staycation, with bookings surging as Brits opt for UK holidays over trips abroad.

Unsurprisingly holiday cottages and hotels are filling up fast – but the good news is that there are still plenty of charming spots where you can find availability in July and August.

The best part is that with prices working out from £21pp a night you won’t need to break the bank for a last-minute getaway.

To help you narrow it down, we’ve teamed up with online booking specialist eviivo who have shared 12 beautiful self-catered cottages and homes which still have some availability for July and August. (All of the properties above take bookings using Eviivo).

Check out their top picks below…

1. Wallis Farmhouse, Cambridgeshire



Wallis Farmhouse

Wallis Farmhouse offers a number of cosy converted farm buildings (pictured is the Old Barn) which can sleep up to four people and boast everything you could want including a fully equipped kitchen, double bedrooms and bathrooms. It can make a great base if you’re hoping to go exploring Cambridge.

How much? Prices from £425 for four people. Based on five nights between July 18-23. Works out at approximately £21.25pp a night. Find out more and book at wallisfarmhouse.co.uk.

2. Rossendale Holiday Cottage, Lancashire



Dreamy UK cottages from £21pp a night you can still book in July and August
Rossendale Holiday Cottage

Looking for a romantic getaway, or a cosy family stay? Rossendale has a number of cosy cottages with private gardens, modern and chic interiors, ensuite bathrooms and fully-equipped kitchens.

How much? Prices from £596 for four people. Based on five nights between July 18-23. Works out at approximately £29.80pp a night. You can find out more and book at rossendaleholidaycottages.co.uk.

3. The Milking Sheds, Moray



Dreamy UK cottages from £21pp a night you can still book in July and August
The Milking Sheds

Based in the heart of Dufftown, the Milking Sheds holiday homes offer up cosy bedrooms, fully equipped kitchens and open plan living rooms, as well as an idyllic countryside setting for an idyllic romantic getaway.

How much? Prices from £540 for two people. Based on five nights between August 15-20. Works out at £54pp a night. You can find out more and book at speysidecottages.com.

4. Door to the Shore at Seafront Cottages, Aberdeenshire



Dreamy UK cottages from £21pp a night you can still book in July and August
Seafront Cottages

Located in the hamlet of Pitullie and just two metres from the sea, this glamping eco pod boasts a quirky ‘upside down boat’ decor. Kitted out with underfloor heating, a wet room and small kitchenette for all self-catering needs, the property also includes wifi, wireless phone chargers, TV with surround sound and an outdoor fire pit to keep you cosy during your stay.

How much? Prices from £559 for two people (includes £25 cleaning fee). Based on five nights between August 3-8. Works out at approximately £55.90pp a night. You can find out more and book at seafrontcottages.co.uk.

5. Rhiwddu Barns, Carmarthenshire



Dreamy UK cottages from £21pp a night you can still book in July and August
Rhiwddu Barns

Consisting of four beautiful holiday cottages in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Rhiwddu Barns makes for a tranquil getaway.

Expect rustic chic interiors, cosy bedrooms, and wood burners for those chillier nights in after a day of adventures.

Oh, and they’re pet-friendly too!

How much? Prices from £785 for four people (includes £20 cleaning fee). Based on five nights between July 18-23. Works out at approximately £39.25pp a night. You can find out more at rhiwddu.co.uk.

6. Welsh Marches Cottages, Monmouthshire



Dreamy UK cottages from £21pp a night you can still book in July and August
Welsh Marches Cottages

Each of these three holiday cottages is named after a local peak, and offers light-filled spaces, amazing views amidst the 40 acres of peaceful countryside, and spacious interiors with all the basic amenities you need for a comfortable stay.

How much? Prices from £675 for two people. Based on five nights between July 12-17. Works out at approximately £67.50pp. You can find out more and book at welshmarches.co.uk.

7. Bay Tree Cottage, Co Down



Dreamy UK cottages from £21pp a night you can still book in July and August
Bay Tree Cottage

Bay Tree Cottage boasts elegant and homely decor, a fully fitted kitchen, sitting room, bathroom and reception area. There are also to en-suite bedrooms which have super king-sized beds.

How much? Prices from £620 for four people. Based on five nights between August 13-17. You can find out more and book at visitbaytree.com.

8. Chale Bay Farm, Isle of Wight



Dreamy UK cottages from £21pp a night you can still book in July and August
Chale Bay Farm has cosy cottages

Nestled away amidst the picturesque fields in the southwest of the Isle of Wight, this charming farm offers up three luxurious apartments and some ridiculously pretty sea views. The apartments boast everything you need for a self-catered break including a large open plan living room and kitchen, as well as a private patio for al fresco dining.

Oh, and there’s a shared gym and sauna for those looking for an extra touch of pampering.

How much? Prices from £1,015 (includes a £149 cleaning fee) for four people. Based on five nights from July 18-23. Works out at approximately £50.75pp a night. You can find out more and book at chalebayfarm.co.uk.

9. The Berkeley Apartments, Blackpool



Dreamy UK cottages from £21pp a night you can still book in July and August
The Berkeley Apartments in Blackpool

There are 13 swish apartments on offer at this property in Blackpool’s North Shore, ranging from one-beds to three-bedroom stays. All offer fully equipped kitchens, open living spaces and spacious bedrooms (and the majority offer sea views too).

Got a new pet during lockdown? There are also dog-friendly apartments on offer.

It’s about a half hour’s walk to the Blackpool Tower, but there are also plenty of easy transport links that take half the time to reach the nearby attractions.

How much? Prices from £825 for three people. Based on five nights between July 18-23. Works out at approximately £55pp a night. You can find out more and book at theberkeleyblackpool.co.uk.

10. Beaconsfield Farm, Somerset



Beaconsfield Farm has three cottages

If you’re looking for a base from which to do some beautiful walks, one of Beaconsfield Farm’s three cottages could be just the place thanks to their location in the heart of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with views overlooking the Mendip Hills and Somerset Levels.

Each cottage comes with modern furnishings, a fully equipped kitchen, double bedroom and bathroom.

How much? Prices from £400 for two people. Based on five nights between August 15-20. Works out at £40pp a night. You can find out more and book at beaconsfieldfarm.co.uk.

11. The Woodshed, Shropshire



A view inside the Woodshed

This converted four-star stone cottage can sleep two people, and it makes for an idyllic romantic getaway. Spend your days strolling hand in hand through the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty or enjoy date night at the pubs and restaurants in the town of Shropshire.

How much? Prices from £335 for two people. Based on five nights between July 29- August 3. Works out at approximately £33.50pp a night. You can find out more and book at the-woodshed.co.uk.

12. Barn Owl Lodge at Millfields Farm, Derbyshire



Barn Owl Lodge

This cosy holiday home boasts two double bedrooms so it’s ideal for a weekend getaway with friends to the countryside.

Spend your days exploring the picture-perfect countryside, and then head back and make the most of the cosy log burner for those chillier evenings. The lodge boasts a handy location near plenty of attractions including the likes of Carsington Water, Alton Towers and the Peak District.

How much? Prices from £952 for four people. Based on seven nights between August 13-20. Works out at approximately £34pp a night. You can find out more and book at stayderbyshire.com.

  • Prices correct at the time of writing but are subject to availability. Always check the latest government guidance when planning, booking and going on a trip.

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