UK Self-Catering Holiday Cottage Packing Checklist
As a UK holiday cottage owner and visitor, I’m pleased to share my cottage packing list. (NB this in in addition to clothes, shoes. toiletries etc)
*Asterixed items are already present within Acorn Cottage, so you don’t need to pack them.
Ingleton has a Co-op supermarket, 5 minutes walk from the cottage, which is open from 8am till 9pm 7 days a week.
Chargers + mobiles etc
Directions & cottage contact details
Before leaving: Adjust home heating/hot water, unplug all possible sockets
* Initial supplies of loo rolls, kitchen roll, tea, coffee, sugar, milk, washing up liquid, bin bags, j cloths, handwash, salt & pepper, tin-foil, cling film
* Sharp knife & vegetable peeler, working corkscrew & tin-opener
* Kitchen hand-towel & t-towel
* Washing powder/pegs
See through plastic bags (handy for all sorts)
Water bottles, tupperware containers for picnics, flask
Small bottle of olive oil, dried pasta & jar of pasta sauce (for emergency meal)
* Playing cards/games/DVDs
1st Aid Kit/insect repellent/sun-tan lotion
* Toddler toys, games DVDs, Lego Duplo
Favourite breakfast cereal
Extreme holiday cottaging
As gleaned from reading a few Mumsnet articles:
* Iron (+ ironing board)
* Garlic press
Please email me if you think of anything I’ve missed that would be useful and I’ll add it, thank you, Jenny.