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Get the best deals on UK holiday cottages right here with exciting Black Friday offers and an exclusive 7% discount for Mumsnet users.

By Mumsnet HQ | Last updated Jul 9, 2021

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Black Friday season is upon us and it's the perfect time to bag a deal on a holiday bargain for 2021. Mumsnet users can already get 7% off all cottages holiday stays, but on Black Friday you'll be able to use this discount in addition to any other promotions

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Where to stay

There are over 18,000 homes to choose from with, so you’re bound to find something to suit your needs.

From dog-friendly properties near the beach, to properties fully equipped for babies and toddlers, here are a few of our favourites.

Sea View Lodge

This stunning four-bedroom lodge is set in 350-acre Rousdon Estate, comes fully equipped with highchair, stair gates and a travel cot. But it’s not all practicality – can we also point out it has coastal views, a woodburning stove AND a hot tub?

Plan ahead and bag this for your summer 2021 staycation or get a last minute deal for February half-term.

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Old Chapel, Hexham

Head up north to the Old Chapel in Hexham to explore the rugged Northumberland coastlines and maybe even brave some of Hadrian's Wall. A stunning pet-friendly cottage that sleeps eight. This cottage is perfect for families who want to bring their dog along on the adventure.

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The Cottage, Prestbury, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

If you’re after a UK stay with privacy and plenty of things to do, take a look at this stunning two-bed property in Cheltenham which has an indoor swimming pool, tennis court and croquet lawn available to guests all year round. Who says you need to go abroad for an unforgettable stay?

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When does the Cottages Black Friday deal expire?

Mumsnet users can get 7% off stays at all year round. But extra Black Friday deals will only be valid for a short time. We'll include end dates and any extra terms and conditions to Black Friday offers when they're announced.

Can I get a refund if my Cottages holiday is cancelled?

Yes. In these turbulent times Cottages understand booking a holiday can feel like a risk, that is why they offer a no-fuss, full refund if your holiday has to be cancelled. Alternatively, you can move your booking to a different date. The choice is yours.

How are Cottages properties made COVID safe?

Cottages ensure their properties have enhanced cleaning measures ahead of check in and are continually following government guidelines. Each cottage will be thoroughly cleaned before check-in to ensure your family can enjoy a relaxing and safe trip.

All Cottages properties are self-contained and self-catering so your family will have privacy for your entire stay.

What is Black Friday?

A commercial tradition that started over the pond in the United States, Black Friday is a shopping event held on the last Friday in November when big-ticket items across many stores have their prices dramatically reduced (think tablets, smartphones and the latest must-have toys), giving savvy shoppers the opportunity to snap up deals in time for Christmas.

What began as a simple post-Thanksgiving sale quickly became known as Black Friday due to the stampedes often caused by shoppers in order to bag the best bargains. As Black Friday’s popularity has grown it has become a much broader event, with sales on a huge range of items, from clothing to electrical goods, toys and everything in between.

What is Cyber Monday?

Cyber Monday is, not all that surprisingly, the Monday after Black Friday. Whilst the concept is very similar (expect big reductions on sought-after goods), it is more specifically focused at online retailers and aimed at those last-minute Christmas shoppers who hate the hustle and bustle of the high street.

When is Black Friday 2020?

This year, Black Friday will be held on 27 November.

How long does Black Friday last?

Good question! Though the answer is a little more vague than you might like. Traditionally, Black Friday was a one-day-only sale held on, you guessed it, a Friday. However, as its popularity grew, savvy retailers started dropping prices ahead of the event and prolonging the discounts long afterwards too. This has resulted in Black Friday becoming more of a concept than a specific day, so anyone after a bargain will want to keep an eye out well ahead of the 29 November and well into the week after too.

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