Treat the family to an Easter Break in the UK or Eire

self-catering Easter holiday, cottages 

Have a change - take the family somewhere different for the Easter holidays.  

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Explore a new part of Britain.  Spring in Britain is delightful; blossom on the trees, daffodils, crocuses, fresh green young leaves. 

 Every corner of Britain has something special to offer.  

No other country on Earth has so many historic towns and villages, quaint customs, lovely tea shops, superb scenery and greenery.  

Then there are the numerous visitor attractions.....   Many cottages still have availability for Easter, and it's always worth checking our Late Availability page for the latest offers.   

If you have a young family, you may wish to consider a cottage complex with the added facilities of indoor swimming pools, play areas and cycle paths, or there are also cottages near places of interest for children like Woburn Safari Park, Alton Towers and so on.


Rofield Barn in the Cotswolds - luxury pet friendly cottage to sleep up to 8 - available for Easter


Rofield Barn available for easter self catering holidayThis stunning barn conversion is 5 star rated, has 4 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 8 in stylish accommodation.  Located near to Cheltenham in Gloucestershire, this is an excellent location from which to discover some of the best of the English Cotswolds.  Pet-friendly, up to 2 dogs are welcome by arrangement.

If you are a large family or group of friends looking to explore this wonderful part of England, then this cottage could be a natural choice for an Easter break away.  This is a great place to just kick back and relax with FreeviewTV, WiFi internet access, DVD and video player.  

Click on the cottage photograph to take a look at this high quality cottage available for Easter.


The Stables in Oxfordshire - luxurious cottage for 4 people


The Stables is available for Easter, from Friday 6th April to Thursday 12th
April inclusive (7 nights). It would be a real treat for anyone. Treat your wife, your mother...

luxury cottage with beautiful interiorLooking for somewhere in beautiful Oxfordshire where you can relax and take it easy?  The Stables is a self-catering barn conversion at Ashtree Farm, a farm with a whole 10 acres of land.  Enjoy stylish accommodation in this tranquil part of Oxfordshire.  With delightful exposed wooden beams, fresh flowers, lovely furnishings and plenty of character, this is a lovely place to stay.  Located near the pretty village of Buckland, why not enjoy walking along some of the country footpaths nearby or walk part of the Thames Path. 

There is plenty of gorgeous Oxfordshire countryside nearby or travel to the Cotswolds and experience true country living.  This cottage is great for simply taking it easy and being pampered but equally there are plenty of activities on offer nearby.  Not too far away is Carswell Golf and Country Club and the Championship courses at Frilford Heath.  It is also possible to enjoy fishing and watersports nearby.   


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On arrival self-catering guests will be provided with a welcome food hamper consisting of home made bread, home made jams and local produce. Each bathroom has a complimentary pack of English toiletries. Freshly prepared evening meals are available on request, supplied chilled and ready to reheat at your leisure!

Contact Pat to book your special break now, click on a photograph to find out more.



Beautiful olde worlde cottage in Constable Country, Suffolk - sleeps 10


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For a special Easter getaway how about a stay at the Tallow Factory, a unique self-catering property in Suffolk.  This wonderful country cottage in the heart of Dedham has 5 bedrooms and can comfortably accommodate up 10 to 12.  Dating back to the 16th century and with some beautiful original features, this is indeed a special place to stay.

What’s more, this self-catering house is located in the picturesque village of Dedham on the Essex/Suffolk borders, close to some stunning countryside.

There are some fantastic places to visit in both Essex and Suffolk.  Discover peaceful unspoilt villages, elegant market towns, tea shops and cafes galore in this part of England, just perfect for an Easter break.  

Click on cottage photograph for more information about a self catering holiday in Constable Country.


Luxurious log cabins in the Scottish Borders, sleep 2-4 people in 2 bedroom lodges

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Beautiful stylish interiors in these luxury log cabins


romantic selfcateringCould there be anything better than an Easter self-catering holiday in a log cabin?  Log cabins can be just wonderful when it comes to experiencing that carefree, special holiday feel.  Wooden cabins often offer that warm and cosy feel.  If you’re dreaming of a log cabin holiday in Scotland then take a look at what Lazyday Cottages have to offer.  Sky Freeview TV comes as standard.

There are 3 Finnish luxury lodges and short breaks of 3 nights or more may be just right for Easter.  Nestled in the countryside of the Scottish borders, the cabins are secluded and welcoming.  Each has those all important special luxury touches and benefit from a large front garden along with views out towards open countryside.  Some of the cabins even benefit from saunas and hot tubs, simply excellent for relaxing or romantic breaks away.

Please click on log cabin photographs for more information and prices or click here for more log cabin holidays in Scotland..

Self-catering in the Isle of Wight

2 bedroom cottage Isle of WightThis lovely 2 bedroom self-catering holiday cottage benefits from a very pretty rural setting within the grounds of an historic manor house on the Isle of Wight.  The country house is set in 60 acres of beautiful downs with wonderful views, in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

This thatched cottage is simply delightful and could be an excellent choice for a peaceful rural country cottage stay.  There is easy access to an excellent network of bridle paths and footpaths, just fantastic for keen horse riders or walkers.  Bring your own horse with you if you like and enjoy riding practically from the door.

Click on the photograph of the cottage to find out more about holidays in the Isle of Wight for Easter.

The Pigsty or Peacock Barn in Worcestershire- comfortable cosy country cottage

cottages for Easter breaksThis barn conversion was originally a farm building and now offers comfortable self-catering accommodation for up to 4 with its 2 double bedrooms.  With fantastic country views of the Malvern Hills, it could be the ideal choice for a couple of friends or a small family.  The cottage is comfortable, well equipped and offers high quality accommodation with important touches such as wool carpets.  There is a large private garden and the cottage is set within the generous grounds of Peacock Barn.  This is a beautiful place for an Easter holiday.

Contact Marian for Easter bookings and availability or click on cottage photograph for details.

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Rookery Lodge - for up to 6 people - late availability for Easter

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This self-catering bungalow is located on an arable farm near Colchester in Essex.  The only livestock on the farm are 5 horses.  With 3 bedrooms, up to 6 can be accommodated.  This property benefits from half an acre of garden so is an excellent choice for a rural retreat holiday.  

This self catering cottage is within easy walking distance of Dedham village in Constable Country and there are a number of good country walks accessible locally.

Colchester is 15 minutes away by car and is a wonderful town with historical buildings and even a castle.  If you enjoy spending time by the seaside then head for the nearby beaches of Mersea, Frinton or Felixstowe to name just a few which are within a half hour drive away.   Other ideas for days out by the sea include Orford, Aldeburgh and Southwold on the Suffolk coast.


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This could be an excellent choice for families with a garden for children to play in, beaches easily accessible for day trips and fun packed family days out available locally.

Easter plus a few other dates available - call now for details.

Call for prices for Easter - prices are pro-rata for short breaks.

This is a recommended cottage with good reports.

Luxury cottages and self-catering in Northumberland

country cottages for an Easter break with poolGive the kids a real treat and take them in search of Harry Potter in Northumberland.  There are delightful luxury cottages available  at the 5 star Breamish Valley Cottages in Alnwick, near Alnwick Castle where the 'broomsticks' scenes were filmed for Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.  

There is also an indoor swimming pool, superb gym and other leisure facilities.

There is scenic countryside for walking and cycling, unspolit clean beaches and numerous places of interest to visit.  


Contact Peter to book before they're gone. 


Charming country cottage in the Cotswolds 

cottage for Easter holidaysThis delightful 2 bedroom cottage offers traditional picture perfect country cottage style accommodation near to the wonderful Cotswold town of Chipping Campden.  With a thatched roof and small enclosed garden, this is a wonderful little cottage.  Welcoming and warm, this cottage benefits from charming original features such as an inglenook fireplace and exposed beams.  

With so much to discover in the Cotswolds, this could be a wonderful place for a self-catering holiday at any time of year.

Click on the cottage photo for a price range, also for Cheltenham Gold Cup week.

Click on the image for more details.

How about a stay in the Cotswolds for Easter?

The Cotswolds is a picture perfect part of England, great for Easter breaks and breaks at any time of year, take a look at these:


The Gun Emplacement in Kent is available for Easter

This unique self-catering property enjoys a unique coastal setting on the White Cliffs of Dover.  Located within an expanse of coastline protected by the National Trust, this special cottage is all on one level and benefits from uninterrupted sea views across the English Channel.  There are gardens to the front and back of the property.  Due to its unique cliff top setting, this property is not recommended or suitable for children under the age of 7.

This is a very special place to stay for a break at any time of year.

Click on a cottage photograph for more information about self-catering holidays in Kent.


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Lake District Cottage - for family friendly self-catering accommodation

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This self catering cottage could be fantastic for a Lake District getaway with an excellent location between Eskdale and Ulpha.  This is great hiking and walking country and there is plenty terrain to discover whatever the time of year.  With warm, homely accommodation and views towards Scafell Pike from some rooms, who could want for more?





Charming country house near Ludlow, Herefordshire, with availability this Easter.

Self-catering in a large country house and cottages in the UKThis wonderful Grade II Listed Large Country House sleeps 14.  Also available for separate rental is a 2 bedroom cottage if required.  Set in an isolated romantic setting between Hay-on-Wye and Ludlow on the Welsh border this house has 3 reception rooms, 7 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.   Marvel at the four poster bedroom and be wowed by the French bedroom. 

For those who have never visited Herefordshire, it's a lush and green rural county with frams dotted about, quiet country lanes. See hops growing for the beer making industry, black and white villages and lots of antique shops and curiosities.

View details under Herefordshire in the menu on the right, or click on the photograph of the self catering house for details and availability. Short breaks available.


5 bedroom Harmony Cottage in the heart of the Forest of Dean, Sleeps 9:

cottage in the forest of deanThis wonderful stone-built cottage is located on a hillside within the Royal Forest of Dean.  This is a real rural retreat which benefits from fabulous views and mature gardens.  There are 5 bedrooms and up to 9 people can be accommodated in this Grade II listed cottage.

This special cottage has plenty of character and is a warm and welcoming place to stay.  Enjoy features such as inglenook fireplaces, exposed wooden beams and flagstone floors. This place could be a great choice for large family gatherings or groups with its dining room and games room.  There is also a wonderful 6 seater hot tub which helps to make this a great place to stay.   This is excellent walking country and being based within the heart of the Forest of Dean there are numerous good walks easily accessible nearby.

Click on the photograph of the cottage for details of additional accommodation and self-catering in the Forest of Dean for the Easter holidays.


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Cottages in Wales


Self-catering holiday cottages in Conwy Wales



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Smart 4 star self-catering holiday cottages in Conway Wales

With a wonderful rural setting next to a stream along with fantastic country views of hills and open fields, this 2 bedroom cottage is a great place to stay.  What’s more the historical walled town of Conwy along with local beaches and a golf course are just an easy one mile drive away.

There is one double bedroom and one single bedroom meaning that this cottage could be a good choice for a small family or a small group of friends.  The accommodation at this cottage has been designed with your comfort in mind.  The lounge benefits from an inglenook fireplace and log burner making and exposed ceiling beams, making it a cosy place to spend time.  There is also a colour TV, DVD player and CD player.  For entertaining in the evenings there is a beautifully designed and well equipped kitchen, as well as a dining area. Appreciate extra special touches such as pure Egyptian cotton sheets and deep duvets in the bedrooms.

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Outside the property you can be assured of a relaxing place to spend time with wonderful landscaped gardens with ponds, lawns, decking, a sun house, pagoda and stream.

Please click on the photograph to find out more about this Welsh country cottage.

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Cottages in Scotland

Holiday cottages and apartments in Grampian

Available over Easter.  Spring comes a little later to Scotland - so experience it twice.  The countryside is beautiful with primroses and gorse in blossom.  the coastline alive with noisy breeding gulls and other sea birds.   There are castles and whisky distilleries to visit, Easter Egg hunts, golf, and parks to enjoy.  The new Archeolink Centre near Insch is a brilliant place to take the family, especially if your family has Scottish roots.  Take a look at the cottages in Grampian to see what's on offer.

Magnificent lodges in a stunning setting

self-catering chalets and lodges for the Easter holidays in ScotlandDreaming of a log cabin holiday for Easter?  At Loch Monzievaird Estate near Crieff there is a collection of wonderful wooden cabins offering a 4 star standard of self-catering accommodation.  Set in mature woodlands, this is a peaceful place to stay and could be an excellent choice for keen wildlife watchers.  

The settings of the cabins has been well planned to ensure that they are well spaced out and private.  What’s more these log cabins benefit from loch views, could you really wish for more?  Lodges vary in size from romantic sleeps 2 properties to sleep 8 lodges ideal for large groups.  For more information about a stay in this part of Scotland click on the image.  If you are searching for somewhere with privacy, tranquillity and seclusion then a lodge at Loch Monzievaird could be just right for you.

Tour Perthshire, spend some time among the lochs and rivers of Pitlochry, watch salmon climb the fish ladder to spawn in the rivers of their birth.

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Holiday cottages in Ireland

The house overlooks the beach on the Dingle Peninsula Kerry Ireland Conservatory has lovely views out over the sea and beach in this self-catering house in Kerry Ireland Spacious house on Kerry Coast in Ireland with adaptable Conference Room
The beach, Kerry, Ireland Conservatory views of sea Lios Dana - self-catering

Lios Dana Lodge- Fantastic large self-catering cottage located by the coast in Kerry.  With 8 bedrooms in total this could be an excellent house for parties, groups, family gatherings, corporate events or reunions.  The large activity room makes it ideal for team activities.  There is also a sun room where you can sit and take in the coastal views, just heavenly!

Telephone Michael Travers on +353-66-9158189.

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Events during the Easter Holidays

If you would like to check what's on during the Easter Holidays and book a cottage near some interesting events, then do take a look at our events pages.

For example, Open Gardens - in aid of the British Red Cross, Easter - Autumn, Gloucestershire Gardens open in aid of the British Red Cross - individual gardens as well as clusters of gardens, +44 (0) 1453 762288

If you're looking for a cottage around the Easter period, please contact owners directly for details, or send us an email with your requirements (number of people, dates from and to, preferred location, special requirements, e.g. pet-friendly) to check availability for you. Please note that your telephone number is essential. 


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