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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Pathhead Farmhouse Roberton, Scottish Borders

Tucked away amidst glorious scenery in a completely private setting, Pathhead Farmhouse has all the right ingredients for a peaceful, rural getaway.

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The Sheep Cote, Pentland Hills Nine Mile Burn, Midlothian

A little bubble of loveliness surrounded by the dramatic beauty of the Pentland Hills on the edge of the brilliant cultural city of Edinburgh.

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Saddler Cottage Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland

Saddler Cottage oozes character and charm, offering a perfect base for enjoying the great outdoors or simply an excuse to indulge in a more relaxed pace.

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North Lodge, Milne Graden Coldstream , Scottish Borders

Enjoy the calming effect of this charismatic Victorian gate lodge on the edge of the superb Milne Graden Estate, with idyllic riverside trails on the doorstep and just ten miles from the wide sweeping sands of the exceptional Northumberland coast.

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Byreman's Cottage St. Boswells, Scottish Borders

This cosy country cottage offers deceptively spacious accommodation overlooking rolling Borders farmland in the shadow of the Eildon Hills. 

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Fisherman's Cottage Melrose, Scottish Borders

Sitting in the heart of Borders country, Fisherman’s Cottage comes complete with roses around the door and idyllic views.

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Old Seed Store Kelso, Scottish Borders

Ideal for those seeking cosy home comforts with all the advantages of town living. A super base for sightseeing or enjoying the vibrant local events programme. 

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Gardener's Cottage at Elliston St. Boswells, Scottish Borders

Once the residence of the Head Gardener for the surrounding Elliston Estate, Gardener’s cottage is a quintessential charming two bedroom cottage within a private tree-lined setting.

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West Cottage Gunnerton, Northumberland

A beautiful cosy cottage nestled deep in Northumberland with stunning flora and fauna, ducks on the mill pond, and delicious slow food from the heartlands right on the doorstep.

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The Lauderdale, Thirlestane Castle Lauder, Scottish Borders

With its rose pink sandstone walls and fairytale turrets, Thirlestane Castle holds a uniquely important place in Scottish history. It is one of the oldest and finest castles in the land.

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