Luxury properties across the UK
Encompassing Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset, the South West is one of the most popular cottage holiday destinations in the UK. Boasting some of the most unspoilt countryside and coastline in the UK, it is easy to see why booking holiday cottages in the South West is so popular. See all of our South West Cottages
The Southern counties of England are varied, each with their own character and charm. Our collection of holiday cottages in Southern England covers the areas of Berkshire, Greater London, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Kent, Surrey, Sussex and Wiltshire. See all of our Southern England Cottages
The North West England region is home to the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria and Lancashire, each with their own unique qualities that draw in international visitors. The region is steeped in history as well as popular tourist attractions making it a popular destination to visit all year round. See all of our North West Cottages
Visit historic North East England with its castles and ruins, beautiful coastline and family attractions whilst staying in one of our luxurious holiday cottages. The region is home to countless Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, National Parks and World Heritage Sites. See all of our North East Cottages
Highlands of Scotland
Borders & The Lothians
Perthshire, Fife & Tayside
Skye & The Hebrides
Grampian & Speyside
Handpicked Cottages have selected what we believe are some of the finest holiday cottages in Wales. We have some superb properties in the most beautiful areas of the country. Rural valleys meet with the stunning coasts to make Wales a perfect self-catering cottage destination. See all of our Wales Cottages
The UK is blessed with some of the most beautiful and diverse National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty anywhere in the world. For us, these stretch from Isles of Scilly holiday cottages in the south to the very tip of Scotland. The largest of these is the Lake District but there are well over 50 in total. See all of our Cottages in Special Places
Dec 08, 2021
So, your long awaited escape from the city is coming up at last. The chocolate box cottage in the middle of nowhere booked, walks planned and logs ordered.
Now what about the larder, what if the local shop does not deliver the local artisan products you were hoping for? Many of our cottage guests are celebrating a special occasion or event and part of that celebration may well involve finding stunning gourmet produce that is not readily available. Order your luxury box to take with you or to arrive at your luxury cottage when you have settled in the choice is yours.
Handpicked Cottages have partnered with SAUCE IT which guarantees that you get the best of local ingredients and products on arrival at your country cottage destination.
What’s in the Box? I here you say. Below are just a few examples of the time of gourmet box you can order for your luxury cottage break.
The finest Salcombe crab and lobster from a small day boat, packed on the quayside and sent direct to you, straight from Chris the fisherman.
A copy of Matt’s superb latest book, along with some fabulous bespoke ingredients handpicked by Matt himself for the recipes. The perfect ingredients to cook along with Matt at home or the ideal gift for that foodie friend.
We’ve brought together the absolute best of best from Spain. Small producers of outstanding quality, sit back and relax, take the weekend off and indulge in some the worlds finest ingredients, enjoyed with a glass of Manzanilla sherry.
Enjoy a fabulous lunch for 4-6 people with iberico charcuterie, fabulous cheese and membrillo and some stunning preserved seafood, olives and tomatoes.
A celebration in a box for those special occasions, the finest champagne, some epic Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Pinot Noir, the greatest Sauvignon blanc, and an exotic Burgundy to die for! The ultimate wine lovers gift for someone special or treat yourself!
Everything you need for the finest G&T, an incredible negroni perhaps, or just a top glass of rum. Our Vermouth is ideal over ice with a slice of orange.
Check out the SAUCE IT website before your trip and pick from the best local fields and fish from your own day boat, or wines and tapas to greet you on your arrival.We have created a discount for our guests to explore local produce with provenance assured (Quote Discount Code Handpicked for a 5% discount on all fulfilled orders).
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