Self catering and country cottages in England

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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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Unique Self-Catering Old Chapel, Huntingford, Dorset, England

1 bedroom Chapel Conversion, South Coast.

For a self-catering holiday for 2 out of the ordinary in Dorset, stay in a unique one bedroom converted chapel with twin beds high up in the eaves on the gallery overlooking the cosy living area below; during your stay discover the pretty countryside on the Dorset Wiltshire borders, the National Trust property of Stourhead House, Wincanton for racing and Longleat Safari Park.

Price range from £269 to £573 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 31 March 2017 to 28 April 2017; from 05 May 2017 to 12 May 2017; from 19 May 2017 to 26 May 2017;

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

Duck Lake Cabin, Tattershall, Lincolnshire, England

3 bedroom Lodge, East Anglia.

Very comfortable Scandinavian style log cabin with superb lakeside setting, a private hot tub and a location within Tattershall Lakes Country Park making this a great place for a relaxing holiday, pet-friendly (one pet dog welcome).

Special features: pool (), outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £371 to £822 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 28 March 2017 to 31 March 2017; from 17 April 2017 to 21 April 2017; from 24 April 2017 to 28 April 2017;

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

Granary Court, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England

11 bedroom Barn Conversion, Peak District and Staffordshire Moorlands.

Large group accommodation with special celebration room plus games room and use of owner's hot tub, hen parties and stag parties welcome.

Special features: free internet access, games room, indoor hot tub.

Price range from £375 to £4100 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 26 people in 11 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone +44(0)1283 820 917 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Low Shipley Barn, North Pennines, Barnard Castle, Durham, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Yorkshire Dales.

Escape to the country with a stay at this pretty stone-built cottage, with 2 bedrooms this property sleeps up to 4 plus 1 dog and features superb views over farmlands and pastures and is less than 10 minutes drive from Barnard Castle.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £286 to £560 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 28 March 2017 to 14 April 2017; from 21 April 2017 to 24 April 2017; from 02 May 2017 to 19 May 2017;

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

Granary Barn, Longframlington, Northumberland, England

2 bedroom Brick-Built Barn Conversion, Northumbria.

Escape on a rural retreat break at this 2 bedroom high quality barn-conversion, lap up the lush countryside views and relax in this beautiful home from home, spend enjoyable days out discovering the golden sandy beaches and historical castles dotted along the Northumbrian coast and in the Northumbrian countryside plus head out to Northumberland's National Park for invigorating walks and plenty of fresh country air.

Price range from £316 to £889 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 15 April 2017 to 17 April 2017; from 21 April 2017 to 22 April 2017; from 15 July 2017 to 22 July 2017;

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

The Well House, Leominster, Herefordshire, England

6 bedroom Barn Conversion, Shires.

Beautiful 6 bedroom Herefordshire barn conversion ideal for country living and perfect for large groups, big families and special celebrations.

Price range from £1050 to £1890 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01568 760 377 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Garden Cottage at Twistgates Farm Cottages, Honiton, Devon, England

1 bedroom Cottage, East Devon.

One bedroom stone-built country cottage with its own garden, situated by the Blackdown Hills in Devon with the Jurassic Coast easily accessible for days out, ideal for romantic breaks or for small family holidays with its large bedroom offering enough room for an extra child's bed to be added.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300 to £550 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 03 April 2017 to 07 April 2017; from 17 April 2017 to 21 April 2017;
Next availability: from 02 April 2017 to 07 April 2017; from 17 April 2017 to 21 April 2017; from 28 April 2017 to 26 May 2017;

phone 01404 861173 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Forest View Retreat Lodges, Bewdley, Worcestershire, England

2 bedroom Pine Lodges, West Midlands.

4 star Gold Award winning luxury log cabins in a tranquil setting for adults only overlooking the Wyre Forest with romantic private hot-tub.

Special features: outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £585 to £750 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01299266525 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Watermouth Cove Cottages, Ilfracombe, Devon, England

2 bedroom Cottage complex, Devon.

A collection of idyllic self catering cottages located on the beautiful North Devon coast between Combe Martin and Ilfracombe.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £199 to £699 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01271 883931 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Ambleside Holiday Lodge, White Cross Bay, Cumbria, England

3 bedroom Wooden Holiday Lodge, Lake District National Park.

Enjoy staying somewhere special in the Lake District with a stay at this fantastic 3 bedroom wooden holiday lodge, set within a welcoming holiday park right by the shores of Lake Windermere, enjoy staying in luxurious accommodation in the heart of the National Park with the added benefit of a bubbly hot tub with distant lake views where you can truly relax and spend quality time with friends or family.

Special features: free internet access, pool (), outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £455 to £1095 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

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

Elm Tree & Granary Cottages, Minsmere Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England

3 bedroom Bungalow, East Anglia.

These two comfortable holiday cottages are nestled in a scenic Suffolk valley amongst woodlands and pastures close to Minsmere Nature Reserve.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £320 to £595 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01728 833447 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Rock House Farm Holiday Cottages, Foxt, Staffordshire, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversions, West Midlands.

Collection of just 3 family-friendly holiday cottages, set by unspoilt countryside in a tranquil rural Staffordshire village just outside of the Peak District National Park, with children's play park facilities on site, as well as an inviting warm bubbly hot tub for the adults.

Special features: free internet access, indoor hot tub.

Price range from £230 to £667 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 08 April 2017 to 12 April 2017;

phone 01538 266611 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Orchard Cottage, Lavenham, Suffolk, England

2 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia.

Stylish and cosy 2 bedroom holiday cottage with character and quirky features in abundance including a stunning inglenook fireplace and reclaimed wooden floors with views over the lovely orchard and surrounding unspoilt countryside.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £538 to £882 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

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

Cossington Park, Cossington, Somerset, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, The West Country.

A gold award winning country house in the Somerset countryside with beautiful gardens and playing fields and table tennis room, sleeps up to 22 in 6 bedrooms in the main house and 3 bedrooms in the adjoining annexe, benefiting from an excellent location only 5 miles from Bridgwater and 11 miles from Burnham on Sea.

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

Price range from £1845 to £8097 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 22 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 28 March 2017 to 29 March 2017; from 06 April 2017 to 07 April 2017; from 10 April 2017 to 14 April 2017;

phone 0800 043 3468 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Mel House Cottages, Pickering near Scarborough, Yorkshire, England

3 bedroom Bungalow, Northern England.

A delightful collection of 4 star rated holiday cottages in a pretty village location within the North York Moors National Park boasting excellent shared leisure facilities of an indoor heated pool, spa and sauna, exclusive to guests.

Special features: free internet access, pool (In Leisure Suite on-site), indoor hot tub.

Price range from £288 to £960 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01751 475396 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Corner Pet-Friendly Barn, Dorset AONB, Winterborne Stickland, Dorset, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, West Country.

This 2 bedroom pet-friendly barn conversion is located within a development of six holiday barns in a tranquil rural setting close to the Purbeck Heritage Coast and the Jurassic Coast, shared facilities on site include a games room with pool table, table football and air hockey, whether for a family holiday or a getaway with friends, there is plenty to keep you entertained here.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £306 to £689 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 07 April 2017 to 14 April 2017; from 21 April 2017 to 28 April 2017; from 01 May 2017 to 05 May 2017;

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 a heated 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 >

Talehay Cottages, Looe, Cornwall, England

2 bedroom Cottage, South Coast.

A collection of 4 star rated country holiday cottages surrounded by stunning countryside close to the Eden Project and conveniently close to Looe and the Cornish coast which is easily accessible for days out.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £210 to £895 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 27 March 2017 to 22 April 2017;
Late availability: from 27 March 2017 to 06 May 2017;

phone 01503 220 252 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Woodpecker Loft Dogs-welcome Cottage near Exmoor National Park, East Anstey, Devon, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Devon.

This second floor holiday lodge apartment is set in the grounds of the Knapp House estate on the edge of the village of East Anstey, close to the town of Dulverton and sleeps two people in one bedroom.

Price range from £272 to £598 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 28 March 2017 to 30 March 2017; from 02 April 2017 to 14 April 2017; from 18 April 2017 to 05 May 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 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


Next availability: from 29 April 2017 to 06 May 2017; from 03 June 2017 to 10 June 2017; from 01 July 2017 to 22 July 2017;

phone 01934 744772 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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