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 doesnít extend to staying in a large manor house or mansion, you can nevertheless enjoy visiting one of the National Trustís 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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The Barn, Stourbridge, West Midlands, England

2 bedroom Cottage, the Black Country.

Two bedroom barn conversion which is both family-friendly and dog-friendly with lovely countryside views, nestled in a tranquil location yet easily accessible for both Wolverhampton (around 20 minutes away by car) and Birmingham (around 35 minutes drive away).

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £420 to £500 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 02 September 2015 to 05 September 2015; from 11 September 2015 to 12 September 2015; from 19 September 2015 to 28 September 2015;

phone 01384 390520 emailClick here to email owner more info >

West Pitt Farm Cottage, Tiverton, Devon, England

1 bedroom Award-Winning Barn Conversion, West Country.

Ideal for a coupleís holiday (can sleep a couple plus 2 young children with a sofa bed in lounge), this lovely 1 bedroom barn conversion with its warming woodburner, stunning views out over the Culm Valley and location on West Pitt Farm with its 14 acres of beautiful countryside, countryside path and 3 coarse fishing lakes make this a wonderful location for a relaxing break and a great base for discovering some of the best of the North and South Devon coastline, Exmoor and Dartmoor.

Special features: Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £195 to £790 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 18 September 2015 to 12 October 2015;
Late availability: from 18 September 2015 to 12 October 2015;

phone 01884 820296 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Breamish Valley Cottages, Alnwick, Northumberland, England

3 bedroom Cottage, North east England.

Award winning holiday cottages with excellent leisure facilities nestled close to the Northumberland National Park and the Cheviot Hills.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Heated pool on-site - part of leisure complex), tennis court, games room, indoor hot tub.

Price range from £350 to £2085 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4 & 5 star)

phone 016655 78 263 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Woodlands Farmhouse , Glastonbury, Somerset, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

A unique and historic grade II listed 17th century farmhouse set in 100 acres of rolling countryside, luxuriously renovated yet retaining many of itís original features such as the stunning inglenook fireplace, with a cinema room and access to a spa on site with an indoor swimming pool, sauna and gym, this is a wonderful holiday home.

Special features: free internet access, pool (The Sedum Spa is located on site and is a shared facility with the following; 12x5m chlorine free pool, sauna, Nordic hot tub, gym, relaxation room, poolside lounging area, separate male & female changing. ), games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1350 to £3950 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 14 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01935 840964 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 15 September 2015 to 18 September 2015; from 06 October 2015 to 06 November 2015; from 10 November 2015 to 27 November 2015;

phone 01458 250375 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Dugdale, Atherstone, Warwickshire, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Heart of England.

In the heart of the Warwickshire countryside, this rural retreat is situated on a farm and offers warm and homely accommodation.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £330 to £375 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone +44(0)1827 872437 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Grove Farm, Bramfield, Suffolk, England

14 bedroom Large Country House, East Anglia.

There are four stylish holiday homes with charming original features at Grove Farm, all in a lovely rural setting close to Southwold and the Heritage coastline.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £650 to £3250 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 29 people in 14 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 07751 268 180 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Little Cote, Old Newton, Suffolk, England

3 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia.

Cosy and romantic luxurious cottage nestled in a two acre wildflower meadow and surrounded by farmland and undulating countryside, pet friendly with itís own private and enclosed garden.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £592 to £1132 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01787 211 115 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Grainary, Bridlington, Yorkshire, England

1 bedroom Barn conversion, Northern England.

Lovely one bedroom holiday home with wooden beams, a sleigh style bed and corner bath with whirlpool jets, this is an ideal choice for a romantic break, located close to the East Yorkshire coast.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £250 to £695 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 02 September 2015 to 07 September 2015; from 11 September 2015 to 09 October 2015;

phone 01262673743 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Oakleys, Foxearth, Long Melford, Suffolk, England

3 bedroom Luxurious Historic Cottage, visits to historical re-enactments and ancient halls and manor houses.

Luxurious and romantic cottage oozing character and charm situated in a tiny hamlet in the heart of the Suffolk countryside with a pretty enclosed garden leading to an orchard and wonderful private sauna.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £624 to £1031 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 7 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01787 211 115 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Herb Farm Holiday House, Eardisley, Herefordshire, England

2 bedroom Country House, Herefordshire and Wye Valley.

Situated on an organic herb farm in a secluded and peaceful location, this lovely rural retreat sleeps up to five, is pet-friendly with a wood-burner and has a private garden to the side of the property.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £425 to £675 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 18 September 2015 to 09 October 2015;
Late availability: from 18 September 2015 to 09 October 2015;

phone 01497 820749 emailClick here to email owner more info >

St. Anthonys Cottage, Langton Herring, Dorset, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Jurassic Coast - Dorset.

Picture-perfect 3 bedroom, child-friendly holiday cottage in the village of Langton Herring near Weymouth with wood-burning stove and pretty rear garden.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £545 to £980 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01458 274 767 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Sand Farm Chalet, Sidbury, Devon, England

2 bedroom Log Cabin, West Country.

Unique wooden holiday chalet with 2 bedrooms and a setting in a Devon valley close to Lyme Bay, both family-friendly and dog-friendly.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £245 to £450 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01792874296 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Woodpecker Cottage, Garstang, Lancashire, England

6 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, North England.

Fabulous large country holiday home with 6 bedrooms (5 of which have en-suite facilities) nestled by a 7 acre field with panroamic countryside views out towards the coast, this is a very special holiday home which is well located for visiting the Forest of Bowland, the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

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

Price range from £1500 to £2950 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 15 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 02 September 2015 to 01 October 2015; from 06 October 2015 to 09 October 2015; from 11 October 2015 to 23 October 2015;

phone 01995 600918 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Shirehorse Barn- Poachers Hideaway, Horncastle, Louth, Lincolnshire, England

3 bedroom Farmstay, East Midlands.

This lovely 3 bedroom barn conversion is one of seven holiday cottages in a farmyard setting on a charming working farm in the Lincolnshire Wolds, with ample charm and character, this is a fantastic place to relax and unwind and those who love to fish will be in their element with private coarse fishing lakes on site.

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

Price range from £550 to £840 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 7 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01507 533555 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lookout Town House, Embleton, Northumberland, England

6 bedroom Townhouse, Northumbria.

Aptly named because of its impressive sea views, this elegant Northumbrian townhouse with its modern stylish accommodation and wonderful views could be a smart choice all round, with 6 bedrooms, this property is suited to large groups of up to 12 friends or family looking to holiday altogether close to the North Northumberland Heritage Coast with its beautiful sandy beaches and historical castles within easy reach.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1254 to £2728 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 30 October 2015 to 23 November 2015; from 30 November 2015 to 21 December 2015; from 28 December 2015 to 29 December 2015;

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

Partridge Cottage, Garstang, Lancashire, England

3 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, North England.

Three bedroom high quality cottage which is both family-friendly and dog-friendly with the added benefit of access to a shared tennis court and children's play area, conveniently located for discovering the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales.

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

Price range from £845 to £1200 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 02 September 2015 to 25 September 2015; from 02 October 2015 to 20 May 2016;

phone 01995 600918 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Brick Barn, Lowbands, Gloucestershire, England

5 bedroom Cottage, Gloucestershire.

Large 5 bedroom barn conversion with hot tub and outdoor children's play area, set in one acres of gardens in Gloucestershire, ideally located for discovering the Wye Valley and Malvern Hills.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1500 to £2500 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 15 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01727 869619 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Barn at Redcliffe Farm, Cheddar, Somerset, England

2 bedroom Country Cottage, The West Country.

Delightful two bedroom country cottage nestled in a secure garden ideal for children to safely play, on the edge of the village of Cheddar, this could be an ideal base for visiting some of the West Country's top attractions such as Cheddar Gorge, Wells, Weston-super-Mare, the Mendip Hills and Bath.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £395 to £620 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 03 October 2015 to 10 October 2015;

phone 01934 744772 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Woodside Barn Family Cottage, Near the Lake District National Park, Pennington near Ulverston, Cumbria, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, North England.

Good value pretty 2 bedroom stone-built holiday cottage boasting a modern, light and airy interior, just 3 miles from Ulverston and close to the Cumbrian Way and the beautiful Lake District National Park.

Price range from £166 to £365 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

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

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