All accommodation with its own kitchen and bathroom facilities. Most take bookings by the week, generally from a Friday or Saturday but short breaks are increasingly common.

New Owner/Selling your business? Please note, if and when an establishment is sold, participation in the scheme does not automatically continue. Please contact our helpline on 0845 300 6996 if you are selling your business or if you are a new owner to find out the rules regarding change of ownership.

There are no separate designators in Self-Catering, as it relies on the star ratings to differentiate.

If you are interested in gaining Quality Assessment for your Self-Catering Agency please contact the Sales and Marketing team on the Quality in Tourism e-mail.

  • Review the Quality Standard relating to your category to check that you are happy with what we take in to account at the time of the assessment.
  • Check the fees and benefits leaflet below to work out the costs involved or use our helpful Self Catering Fees Calculator
  • Complete the application form provided and return it to Quality in Tourism along with your total payment, which must be made payable to Quality in Tourism. We are also able to accept credit/debit card payments, BACs payments and payments by direct debit. Alternatively you can use the Self Catering Online Application
StandardsPDF, 1.9Mb
Self Catering score sheetPDF, 458KB
FeesPDF, 451kb
Application FormPDF, 180kb
Direct Debit MandatePDF, 159kb
Change of OwnershipPDF, 29kb

Please note that any costs that are produced by this calculator are based on the accuracy of the information that you provide. To assist you further, please use this calculator in conjunction with the appropriate fees and benefit information, which is relevant to the scheme you are interested in, so that you are aware of any specific terms and conditions that may apply.

In the event of an incorrect fee calculation, which has been based on the information provided, we reserve the right to amend the fee accordingly on receipt of payment. If you would prefer to check the fee prior to application please call our helpline on 0845 300 6996.

The participation fee is paid on an annual basis and your joining fee is only applicable in Year 1.

To download our Direct Debit mandate and FAQ please click here.

Self Catering Calculator