Self-catering holidays in country cottages in the UK

country cottages in England Ireland Scotland and Walescountry cottages, holiday cottages, apartments and houses in England, Ireland, Scotland and WalesIf you're looking for a small cottage in the country for a  self-catering luxury 5 star break, pet friendly accommodation, farm holidays , rural retreatsCountry estates rentals for total seclusion, or Character cottages for period or unusual features, value for money, award winning cottages, cottages with beautiful interiors, country cottages with a swimming pool or hot tubtennis court, beach holidays, golfing holidays , cottages in  Scotland, Wales or Eire (Ireland), city breaks, spacious or secluded holiday cottages near fishing, cycling, walking, or a cottage with a king-size or  four poster bed for romantic memories, old historic cottages, large country houses,  for corporate events or large groups, cottages for the disabled,  a cottage on the river or even a luxury houseboat on the Thames, a cottage in Harry Potter country, log cabin holidays, family holidays, especially with toddlers and young children, summer holidays, adjacent cottages for the larger group, a cottage with an open fire, cottages near a pub , with internet access, for bird watching , unusual holiday cottages,  or a last minute or  short break or weekend city break at any time,  then we can help you find your ideal self-catering holiday cottage.  

Use this page ot help you find all kinds of cottages from farmstays and country cottages to coastal cottages.  For those who enjoy outdoor activities or would appreciate holiday cottages with horse riding - we have a selection of superb cottages to choose from.

Quick list of popular sized cottages: cottages that sleep 6

All cottages booked directly with owners for very best prices.

Use the phone to enquire about country cottages and self-catering holidays in England Ireland Scotland and WalesDo phone or text cottage owners rather than email to book or enquire about a cottage rental.  A phone call will obtain an instant response and is more reliable in these days of spam filters.

Click on counties in the menu on the left to browse for  your dream country cottage holiday or romantic lodges using your requirements, e.g. cottages more than 2 bathrooms, en-suite

Interesting and unusual holiday cottage in the north of England


Find a plethora of  unusual holiday cottages or cottages in the north of England here.

Book your  country cottage now to guarantee the cottage of your choice

self-catering cottage somersetThe  West Country, Cornwall, Devon and Somerset are always popular holiday destinations, and country cottages book quickly far in advance. This recently converted luxury accommodation offers a quiet retreat for 1 - 4 guests. There is a well-equipped kitchen for self-catering, a relaxing lounge and two double bedrooms. Both the barn and its patio look out onto half an acre of wooded land and a delightful water feature. Ideally located in the village of Cheddar it is close to open countryside, the village centre and the Gorge and Caves, as well as other attrractions in the West Country.   Bookings now being taken. Click on cottage image for more information or use the Feature Pages to find more self-catering barn conversions or pet-friendly cottages in the south west of England.

holiday cottage st ives cornwallSelf-catering accommodation in Cornwall is also eternally popular with holidaymakers looking for surf, sand and good restaurants. Cornwall has a vast array of places to visit when not relaxing by the sea; there is the Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan and numerous other gardens, stately homes, artist's haunts around St Ives. See holiday cottages to rent in St Ives, Cornwall for a comfortable base to stay.


Holiday let in Dartmouth, Devon

cottage dartmouth devon2 bedroom holiday cottage withing walking distance of Blackpool Beach, near Dartmouth, in Devon. Book now to take advantage of the May music festival and the Regatta at the end of August. Many other family attractions in Devon. Click here for more self-catering cottages in CornwallDevon., or Somerset.


A few delightful country cottages with some availability

cottages with availability this summerThe Forge is a new luxury cottage with many designer features offering a fabulous base for exploring the rolling Herefordshire border countryside. With 43" TV and DVD surround sound cinema, all the mod cons in the kitchen and an attractive lavender framed lawn. For night times we have a superking bed with Egyptian Cotton sheets; and a roll top bath plus an additional power shower. Click on image of the Forge Cottage for more information.   Take a look and be tempted by some of the pretty country cottages on offer for a summer holiday. Book now to obtain the cottage you would prefer.

York - for self-catering city breaks

York just teems with history and is a wonderful short break destination for people of all ages. The walking tours of York are a splendid way of getting to know the city.  Combine your visit to York with rambles on the Yorkshire moors and dales.  The Flying Scotsman, steam train, will be running between York and Scarborough this  summer.  

Take a look at holiday cottages situated between Scarborough and Filey  down a peaceful country lane. These provide the very best of coast and country.
Find attractive cottages and self-catering accommodation in Yorkshire  for your short breaks or holidays to York or north Yorkshire.

Additional self-catering cottages and apartments in the Lake District

Self-catering accommodation in Oxfordshire

self-catering accommodation oxfordshireAshtree Farmhouse dates from the 18th century and is set in 2 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. The Stables, which lie adjacent to the property, have recently been converted by a local craftsman.The interior design is elegant and well thought out to eappeal to people who enjoy the finer things in life.

With its far reaching views and rural location in Oxfordshire you can enjoy a truly relaxing experience. The Oxfordshire countryside is splendid during summer, all rolling hills and charming villages. The lovely Cotswolds  are on the doorstep just waiting for those picture box towns and villages to be explored. Take time to smell the roses .... Click on photograph for details of this luxurious rural cottage in Oxfordshire.

. Click here for more cottages near Chipping Campden and  self-catering country cottages in the Cotswolds.



Delightful luxury country cottages  in Worcestershire and Herefordshire

cottage worcestershire, with wood burnerHave you ever visited Worcestershire - home of Worcester sauce, apples, cider, Malvern spring water and excellent cheese as well as olde worlde villages, or Herefordshire close to the Welsh borders, black and white villages and literary Hay-on-Wye?  You might be interested in staying in Peacock Barn, a converted pigsty with stunning views of the countryside over the River Avon and up to Bredon Hill. Tastefully decorated, well-equipped and maintained to a high standard, it is fitted with quality wool carpets throughout. SKY TV, dishwasher and all mod cons. The cottage offers 2 double bedrooms, one with a King Size bed, wall mounted TV, and a twin bedroom with single beds. Click on the photograph for details, or discover more country cottages in Worcestershire  and Herefordshire here.



Fancy a self-catering summer holiday or short  break in Ireland?

cottages in IrelandTake a look at cottages in Ireland where you can enjoy a stay near the beach, a round or two of golf, horse riding, friendly Irish pubs,  and do a spot of sightseeing.  Go and see all the sights you've heard of but never visited like the Blarney Stone or Book of Kells. Dublin's great for a city break.  Find a really nicely furnished and comfortable cottage just south of Dublin for a memorable stay in Ireland, or the house overlooking a wide sweep of beach and bay in Kerry.  Check out St. Anthony's cottage - a country cottage in a most beautiful and peaceful part of Ireland. Telephone Kitty now on 0035 364 83150 for a really good value holiday.


Taking a trip to London this year? Try self-catering in London

Find a list of places to visit and self-catering apartments for a short break in London using the Feature Pages menu on the left.  There's great value accommodation close to the centre of London (booked directly with the owner) or Windsor and west London, and a few pages about places that you will probably want to visit.  The owners of the holiday apartments will be pleased to advise you regarding London travel and attractions.  Perfect for that short break in London. Click here for more self-catering city breaks in England.

.. and a luxury self-catering farmhouse near Southwold, Suffolk

Luxury self-catering country cottage or farmhouse in SuffolkDiscover Grove Farm - an exquisite farmhouse that sleeps up to 13 near Halesworth in Suffolk.   Olde Worlde, with an open fire, beams, spacious and tastefully furnished, this country cottage will surpass all expectations of your self-catering holiday accommodation.  Find out more about country cottages and houses for self-catering holidays and short breaks in  SuffolkEssex and East Anglia here.

You may like the idea of a cottage in a small cottage complex with a heated swimming pool, jacuzzi, gym and other relaxing facilities on site.  Rest, read, go for leisuredly country walks.....  Find a list of cottages with swimming pools, or spas or hot tubs, or saunas by clicking on the underlined links.


Escape to Scotland and holiday away from the crowds

Craig Cottage in Banff ScotlandCraig Cottage is our unique 3 bedroom 2 bathroom luxury cottage in the north of Scotland.  The cottage is nestled in a secluded location above the Bridge of Alvah and the gorge yet only 2 miles from historic Banff on the majestic Moray Firth coast.

The cottage is perfect for the Castle, Whisky and Coastal Trails and really is paradise for walking, Golfers and fly fishermen. We have our own prolific Salmom and Sea Trout beat 200 yds from the cottage on the River Deveron one of Scotlands top 5. A river runs through the bridge and gorge, sit in the garden and watch the Salmon and Trout jump, or to spend an afternoon painting. Within driving distance of Balmoral and the Cairngorms. Peaceful roads, wonderful scenery, plentiful wildlife, excellent food.

. More holiday cottages on Royal Deeside, Scotland, or just self-catering in Scotland generally.

Find rural retreats, lovely secluded cottages, self-catering in Edinburgh and self-catering holiday cottages in Scotland using the menus on the left, or find out more about holiday cottages in Scotland, or  Scotland here

Golf break when self-catering

Yes, golf and fishing can be yours if you book a stay in holiday cottages near a Golf Course or in log cabins, set in the midst of peaceful countryside. Lots of golf breaks available to choose from all around Britain and Ireland.  Thye make a perfect location for a relaxing holiday. Find self-catering country cottages for golfing holidays here.

Try south Wales with its safe and clean beaches for a luxury 5 star holiday 

Come and stay in aluxury cottage on the coast at St.  Davids.  Visit some of the local areas of common/moor land (Approx 1500 acres in total) to see a wide variety of birds, or why not take a short boat trip out to the famed RSPB bird sanctuary of Ramsay Island, some seven hundred acres of varying terrain where you can see an abundance of sea birds, fulmars, puffins, shags, cormorants, to name but a few, also, birds of prey such as kestrels, peregrine falcons and more recently a red kite have been spotted. View details of  cottages in Pembrokeshire and Wales and cottages for bird watchers

Luxury self-catering with flexible accommodation in Anglesey, north west Wales

Anglesey north west Wales self catering accommodationThis peacefully set cluster of stylish and comfortable holiday homes consists of a 17th Century Manor House with a courtyard of cottages, converted former barns surrounded by six acres of gardens and trees. Within walking distance of Tros Yr Afon are beaches and rocky headlands, the breeding grounds for a variety of birds including the Puffin and the village of Llangoed, and just a few minutes' drive away is Llandona with its 5 mile sandy beach and friendly riding stable.

Click on the image for more information or click here to view more cottages in North Wales and Snowdonia.

Barn conversion with exclusive use of heated indoor swimming pool in mid Wales

For Holidays and Short Breaks in beautiful peaceful countryside. Sleeps 14 to 16.  Enjoy exclusive use of heated indoor swimming pool, squash court, sauna, pool table.  Ideal for relaxing, short breaks and holidays. Explore Mid Wales - enjoy rural activities:  Peaceful, secluded location, set in pretty grounds of 18th century cottage in beautiful Mid Wales Hills. 

Planning a party or celebration?

Many large country houses specialise in 2-3 day weekend breaks, starting on a Friday.  These are perfect for parties, celebrations, company training, and numerous other group events.  

Secluded rural cottages in Suffolk and Norfolk surrounded by countryside

country cottage near beach in NorfolkA three bedroomed, well equipped bungalow (sleeps 6) in the unspoiled village of Holme-next-Sea on the North Norfolk Coast in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Very close to an extensive sandy beach and in a quiet location backing on to the golf course, the property and its surroundings provides an ideal opportunity to unwind and relax. Conservatory, patio with garden furniture, barbecue. More country cottages in Norfolk and East Anglia.

Trying to cater for a large group in Great Britain or Ireland and finding it difficult to find somewhere to accommodate everyone?

A small cottage complex may be just what you're looking for.  Everyone can meet up but sleep in separate cottages on the same site.  Large groups can have the benefit of privacy in each cottage and yet meet up to socialise and for group outings.  Perfect for family holidays. 

Visit Bath, mystical Stonehenge and discover the white horses of Wiltshire?

Jasmine Cottage (sleeps 4-6) is a charming 18th century character cottage with many period features.  It's located in a small village in Wiltshire, close to Bath.  Various other self-catering country cottages and apartments close to the city of Bath. Great for exploring Bath, discovering Stonehenge and the white horses of Wiltshire.   See Late Availability page for late deals and lets. 




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