Self catering and country cottages in England

Whether you are looking for a cottage in the English countryside or by the coast there is so much to see and do in England. There are many beautiful areas to return to or new ones to explore on a self catering cottage holiday. England is world famous for its beautiful green countryside and pretty villages. Popular areas in England for country cottage holidays include the Cotswolds, the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the Peak District to name just a few. England also has a beautiful and diverse coastline, from the white cliffs of Dover to the sandy beaches in the South West, stunning scenery awaits you in coastal parts of England. Which part of England you are looking to visit will depend on your preferences and needs. See our area guide to find out more about holidays in the different parts of England.

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The South West of England tends to be a favourite for self catering holidays whereas beautiful areas such as Suffolk and Norfolk attract people on romantic cottage breaks. Each area of England has its own charms and attractions. Whilst on holiday remember to participate in the English pastime of drinking tea and eating cake. Wherever you go on your self catering holiday in England you will no doubt come across quaint tea shops where you can have a cream tea and take a relaxing break.

England is of course well known for elegant large country houses and English country cottages. If your budget doesn’t extend to staying in a large manor house or mansion, you can nevertheless enjoy visiting one of the National Trust’s or English Heritage properties on a day out. There are many quaint country cottages in England to choose from ranging from cottages for two to budget family self catering accommodation. You may even find accommodation within a national park or within an area of outstanding natural beauty. There are many options including eco friendly properties and even houseboats.

In terms of activities you can enjoy in England, these include walking, hiking, cycling and horse riding. There are usually ample opportunities for these sorts of activities in the country areas. Some also enjoy golfing and fishing. Others still enjoy shopping and general sightseeing. Do check through cottage details to find out what activities and opportunities are available nearby so you can get the best out of your self catering break. For many an important consideration is which pubs and restaurants are nearby. Owners or agencies can advise you on what attractions are near their cottage and can make recommendations about the best ones to visit to ensure you have an enjoyable cottage holiday.


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Exclusive Dream Lodge - Lazy Otter Meadows, Stretham, Cambridgeshire, England

2 bedroom lodge, Cambridgeshire.

Wonderful high quality holiday lodges offering 5 star standard accommodation, located on a holiday park of lodges surrounded by lush greenery in Cambridgeshire, excellent shared leisure facilities include landscaped parklands, a children's play area and fishing lake.

Price range from £249 to £1395 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 0844 414 8080 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Noxon Pond Dogs-welcome Cottage, Cotswolds, Bream, Gloucestershire, England

2 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, Cotswolds.

Charming 2 bedroom dog-friendly barn conversion with beautiful views of the owner's pond and surrounding countryside, situated just outside the Royal Forest of Dean, close to the Wye Valley and Brecon Beacons National Park.

Price range from £250 to £470 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Elms Farm Cottages, Boston, Lincolnshire, England

19 bedroom Cottage complex, East Midlands.

Collection of award winning barn conversions and farm buildings located in the tranquil Lincolnshire countryside and well situated for discovering the Lincolnshire Wolds, Fens and Coast.

Special features: free internet access, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £380 to £750 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 38 people in 19 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 11
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01205290840 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Courtyard Barn, Tideswell (near Sheffield/Buxton/Chesterfield), Tideswell, Derbyshire, England

8 bedroom Large Barn Convertion with lots of character, Peak District National Park.

Fantastic holiday barn conversion located within the Peak District National Park, featuring a games room with table tennis, table football and dance floor, making this an excellent party house for large groups of friends or family.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1490 to £2200 per week
Sleeps from 16 to 20 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 19 December 2014 to 21 December 2014;

phone 01298 871004 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Birchwood House Dogs-welcome Cottage, Near Alton Towers, Peak District , Ramshorn Wood Near Alton Towers, Staffordshire, England

8 bedroom Cottage, Midlands.

Large 8 bedroom holiday cottage just 2 and a half miles from Alton Towers, perfect for a fun-filled getaway with friends or family.

Price range from £885 to £2045 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 15 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Old Stables Cottage, Garstang, Lancashire, England

5 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, Forest of Bowland.

Five star rated gold award winning country cottage with beautiful interior, private garden area and access to shared all-weather tennis court, in a superb location for visiting both the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District National Park.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £995 to £1950 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 11 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 31 October 2014 to 23 December 2014; from 27 December 2014 to 28 December 2014;

phone 01995 600918 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Swallow Barn, Langport, Somerset, England

1 bedroom Farmstay, Somerset Levels and Moors.

High quality barn conversion with wood burner, patio and private garden boasting lovely country views of nearby farmlands and hills, ideally situated for exploring the Somerset Levels.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £315 to £475 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 25 October 2014 to 31 October 2014; from 06 November 2014 to 08 November 2014; from 12 November 2014 to 22 December 2014;

phone 01458 250375 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Granary Cottage, Newnham-on-Severn, Gloucestershire, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Royal Forest of Dean.

Idyllic 1 bedroom country cottage with character features and own private garden found down a country lane in a rural hamlet near to the Royal Forest of Dean and within easy reach of the glorious Cotswolds.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £275 to £345 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 24 October 2014 to 01 November 2014;

phone 01452 760243 emailClick here to email owner more info >

River View Lodge, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, England

2 bedroom Pine Lodge, Midlands.

High quality wooden holiday lodge with stylish décor and a fantastic decked area where you can sit out and watch boats pass by on the river, Stratford Upon Avon and Shakespeare's Country are within easy reach from here.

Special features: tennis court.

Price range from £630 to £750 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 07802 640372 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lavender Cottage, Southwold, Suffolk, England

2 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia.

Comfortable two bedroom holiday cottage with secluded garden to the rear, situated in the popular Suffolk seaside resort of Southwold.

Price range from £370 to £570 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 08 November 2014 to 23 November 2014; from 26 November 2014 to 09 May 2015; from 16 May 2015 to 23 May 2015;

phone 07711 526252 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Byre Coastal Cottage, South West England , Combe Martin, Devon, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Devon.

Two bedroom holiday barn conversion located on a working farm in England's West Country, ideally located close to the coast and also near to Exmoor National Park.

Price range from £294 to £723 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 08 November 2014 to 22 December 2014; from 29 December 2014 to 05 January 2015;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Bay Dream Modern Pet-Friendly Cottage, North York Moors & Coast, Filey, Yorkshire, England

2 bedroom Cottage, North England.

High quality 2 bedroom dog-friendly holiday cottage with own garden situated just 3 miles from Filey on the North Yorkshire coast and close to the North York Moors National Park, located on a holiday development where guests benefit from access to excellent shared leisure facilities on site including an indoor swimming pool, gym and sauna.

Special features: pool (), tennis court.

Price range from £265 to £545 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 31 October 2014 to 01 November 2014; from 06 November 2014 to 21 November 2014; from 24 November 2014 to 22 December 2014;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Grist Mill Family Cottage on Owlpen Manor Estate, Cotswolds, Uley, Gloucestershire, England

4 bedroom Farmstay, Cotswolds.

Lovely stone-built historical holiday cottage, Grade II listed with many original features such as stone floors and exposed wooden beams, with a tranquil garden and location on a working farm in Gloucestershire, this is a great location for visiting Bath or exploring the Cotswolds.

Price range from £548 to £1385 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Hilary Pet-Friendly Cottage, Bewdley near Sourport on Severn, Kinlet Near Bewdley, Worcestershire, England

2 bedroom Log Cabin, Heart of England.

Super wooden holiday lodge, pet-friendly and family-friendly with a private garden, in an idyllic, rural setting and in a fantastic location for discovering stunning Worcestershire countryside close by as well as the tranquil Wyre Forest a little further afield.

Price range from £220 to £409 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 07 November 2014 to 14 November 2014; from 21 November 2014 to 28 November 2014; from 02 January 2015 to 05 January 2015;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lavender Barn, Halse, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Barn Conversion, Exmoor.

Large high quality barn conversion with a setting next to fields just on the edge of a conservation village in Somerset, with a games room, private hot tub and access to an indoor swimming pool Lavendar Barn is a truly wonderful holiday home, and what's more it's gold-award winning.

Special features: free internet access, pool (the pool is shared with 2 nearby holiday cottages), games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1750 to £3950 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01823 431622 emailClick here to email owner more info >

West Venn Holiday Cottages, Ashwater, Devon, England

10 bedroom Cottage Complex, South West.

A collection of 5 barn conversions in a courtyard setting on a farm close to the some of the West Country's best attractions such as the Eden Project, Dartmoor National Park and the beautiful coast, shared facilities include a games room with pool table and table football, fishing lake and play area for children.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £240 to £895 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 22 people in 10 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01409 211246 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Swallows Manor, Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, England

8 bedroom Cottage, The Blackmore Vale.

Wonderful 8 bedroom mansion house with private indoor heated swimming pool and games room, ideal for large families or big groups.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1600 to £3500 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 19 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01747811243 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Watermill, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England

5 bedroom Unusual Self Catering, East Anglia.

Five bedroom holiday watermill located on a private island in a secluded and tranquil setting with wonderful views of the pond, river and garden.

Special features: free internet access, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1300 to £3500 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 27 October 2014 to 31 October 2014; from 08 November 2014 to 05 December 2014; from 09 December 2014 to 19 December 2014;

phone emailClick here to email owner more info >

Rennington Self-Catering Holiday Cottages, Alnwick, Northumberland, England

5 bedroom Cottage Complex, North England.

Collection of four 5 star rated cottages offering stylish high end accommodation just 3 miles from the picture-perfect fishing village of Craster, discover Northumbria's gorgeous countryside, coastline and castles during a holiday here.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £630 to £1850 per week
Sleeps from 5 to 8 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Late availability: from 01 November 2014 to 08 November 2014;

phone 01665 577596 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cholwell Hall, Bath, Somerset, England

10 bedroom Mansion, South West.

Impressive large country house with 10 bedrooms set amongst beautiful gardens close to the Mendip Hills, ideal for special celebrations, hen parties, stag parties, large group getaways and large family gatherings.

Special features: free internet access, pool (in the grounds), games room.

Price range from £2100 to £3800 per week
Sleeps from 15 to 29 people in 10 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone Contact via website link below emailClick here to email owner more info >

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