Holiday cottages to rent

From short breaks and long weekends to indulgent tours of Britain's beauty spots, every holiday should be special. Handpicked for their style and charm, our holiday cottages to rent are set in breath-taking locations across the North of England and South of Scotland.

Holiday cottages to rent

Make your holiday your own by renting a holiday cottage in one of hundreds of stunning locations across the North of England and South of Scotland. Crabtree & Crabtree cottages have been handpicked for their style, elegance, and luxury in order to ensure you get exactly the kind of experience you want. Discover the UK’s great outdoors, take a dip in the ocean, or simply snuggle up on a comfy sofa for the entirety of your stay: the choice is yours.

Your stay, your way

Find our holiday cottages to rent in Northumberland, Yorkshire, the Scottish Borders, East Lothian and Midlothian. Each region is a treasure trove of activities, attractions and events for the whole family, and by choosing to rent you can decide exactly where to go and what to do during your time away. Spend the day sunbathing and swimming on picturesque beaches, hike the Northumberland Coast Path, visit historic castles and landmarks, or explore one of the many rural towns, villages, and seaside communities that define this part of the United Kingdom. 

Free from the constraints of hotels and B&Bs, holiday rental cottages let you and your group set your own schedule: cook meals in beautifully-appointed kitchens, relax in magnificent gardens, or enjoy a romantic evening in front of a crackling log fire. From quiet weekend getaways to fun family breaks, reunions and dinner parties, you’ll be able to plan your stay around the things that you want to do and see. 

Choose your perfect cottage

Take the time to find your perfect property. Browse cottages to rent in every shape and size: from cosy Shepherd’s Huts and converted boathouses, to lodges and gatehouses. Every Crabtree & Crabtree cottage is fitted and furnished to the highest standard, offering you all the comforts of home, with the people that mean the most to you, on the doorstep of some of the UK’s most captivating locations. 

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Smiddy Melrose, Scottish Borders

The Smiddy forms part of a superb new barn conversion just three miles from Melrose with outstanding views over rolling Borders countryside to the Eildon Hills. 

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Miller's Cottage Lesbury, Northumberland

A cosy cottage for two, within easy reach of the wide golden sands of Alnmouth and a friendly country pub on the doorstep, Miller’s Cottage is an ideal base for casual coastal living and endless outdoor pursuits.

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Brunton Burn Embleton, Northumberland

A stylish, peaceful hideaway, Brunton Burn is the perfect retreat for couples just a few minute's drive or a gentle two mile amble across fields to the beach.

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Stable Cottage Embleton, Northumberland

Set on an organic farm on the 2,500 acre Fallodon Estate, yet also benefiting from a fantastic coastal location close to Beadnell Bay, this is an inviting and uplifting spot to spend happy days.

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The Barn at Reedsford Wooler, Northumberland

Take a lovely escape to the great outdoors where the road will lead you to the blissful Bowmont Valley and peace, perfect peace.

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Shiloh Cottage Jedburgh, Scottish Borders

Just across the tree-lined green from a renowned gastropub in a picturesque village setting, Shiloh Cottage oozes charm and character.

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The Meeting House Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

A superb, contemporary apartment in the centre of the historic town of Berwick-upon-Tweed with excellent amenities and easy access to the stunning beaches of the Northumberland coast.

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Dryburgh Stirling One St. Boswells, Scottish Borders

Nestled gently on the banks of the River Tweed amidst the rich dramatic beauty of the landscape made famous by the writings of Sir Walter Scott, this really is an enchanting spot.

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Oat Grass Lodge Bamburgh, Northumberland

This exceptionally stylish lodge has a fresh contemporary feel, punctuated by imaginative detailing which celebrates life’s nature and wildlife.

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Little Hermitage Kelso, Scottish Borders

Tucked down a lane at the end of a no-through road, this two bedroom architect designed home has plenty of winning features.

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