Helpful Holidays

Award winning delightful West Country holiday rentals from friendly professionals.

Helpful Holidays offers a wonderful selection of holiday cottages across the West Country. Choose your dream holiday home from 700 cottages in Cornwall, Dartmoor, Devon, Dorset, Exmoor and Somerset.

Browse by destination and each property is handily listed with sleeping capacity and location so you can click on the right place for you. Each property has lots of pictures and info including price bands and star ratings.


Helpful Holidays is based in the heart of the West Country and the staff have a great knowledge of every single property on its books, taking pride in being a friendly family business with its customers' needs at heart. It has been voted the top self-catering booking company by Which? Travel magazine for the past three years.

There are brilliant search facilities and you can shortlist several properties before booking. The colourful map feature is particularly good and allows you to click on a specific area and icons showing the locations of properties there appear.


Customers post independent reviews on the site so you can see what other holidaymakers thought of each cottage. And with each cottage’s description there is also an 'Explore the area' map so you can find out about the pubs, restaurants and attractions in the area before you book.

Once you have selected your favourite cottage you can easily check the available dates and prices. Click throughs link you to flights to the nearest airport or car hire companies. so you can book a complete trip.

The site offers lots of maps, info and lovely pictures so you can really be sure of the holiday you are getting. There are some great special offers for late availability bookings.

Honest and helpful, its name says it all, with a flurry of awards to prove it.

January 2015