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Cottage inspirations

We have wonderful cottages across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Below are some ideas to inspire you when choosing your next National Trust holiday cottage.

Follow in the footsteps of the stars

Exterior view of White Edge Lodge, Sheffield, Derbyshire

Follow in the footsteps of the stars and stay in a National Trust holiday cottage which is situated in famous TV and film locations.

50 things to do before you're 11 3/4

Children playing by the lake at West Wycombe Park, Buckinghamshire © John Millar

Stay in a National Trust holiday cottage and tick off many of the 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4

Cottages for celebrating with friends & family

Celebrations at Emley Farm House, at Bowlhead Green, Surrey © John Millar

Holidays and short breaks are often a great opportunity to get together with family and friends. Our Celebration Cottages offer you a range of opportunities for doing just that.

Active holidays: water sports

Canadian canoes on Pont Pill in the Fowey estauary, Cornwall. © John Millar

The National Trust has holiday cottages in great locations for getting out on – or in – the water. Take a look to discover your perfect spot for an active holiday.

Tales from Northumberland

Seagull flying at Lindisfarne Castle, Northumberland © Arnhel de Serra

Find the perfect place to explore Northumberland’s dramatic coastline and Holy Island with National Trust Holiday Cottages.

Stars of Blandings stay at Crom holiday cottages

BBC's Blandings cast filmed on the Crom Estate, County Fermanagh. © BBC/Mammoth/Steffan Hill

The stars of Blandings once again stayed at The National Trust holiday cottages at Crom during filming. You can experience the beautiful setting for yourself.

Active holidays: cycling

Cycling in the Yorkshire Dales at the Malham Tarn Estate © Ben Selway

Many of our cottages are in top spots for cycling. Take a look through our cottages to discover your perfect place for an active break.

Active holidays: running

View of the inlet leading to open sea from Carolina Cellar, Port Quin, Port Isaac, Cornwall © Mike Henton

If you love running, the National Trust has many cottages in beautiful locations for an active holiday. Take a look to discover your perfect cottage.