Historic self-catering holiday accommodation in England

A list of older self-catering cottages, houses and holiday rentals in England with some history is shown below. Many of these cottages and houses are several hundred years old and show original Victorian, Edwardian or Georgian features. Some may be Grade I or II listed properties, others are in conservation areas, each will be a character property with features to admire.

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Koi Keep at Wallrudding Farm, Doddington, Lincolnshire, England

3 bedroom Cottage Complex, Nottinghamshire.

A collection of three delightful holiday cottages on a Lincolnshire working farm with the added benefit of shared access to an indoor heated swimming pool.

Special features: pool (Within Grounds).

Price range from £289.00 to £598.00 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01522 703406 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Bookers Cottage, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England

3 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, Cotswolds.

Family-friendly, this luxurious 3 bedroom Cotswold cottage is 5 star rated and set next to tranquil gardens, with access to excellent shared leisure facilities on site including an indoor heated swimming pool, as well as a shared children's play area with seesaw and swings, this is a great place for families looking to discover some of the best of the Cotswolds on holiday.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Indoor heated swimming pool on site at Bruern Cottages), Gold Award Winning Cottage, Silver Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1260 to £4095 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 25 April 2017 to 28 April 2017; from 05 May 2017 to 11 May 2017; from 12 May 2017 to 30 May 2017;

phone 01993 830415 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lookout Town House, Coastal Northumbria, 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 01 May 2017 to 05 May 2017; from 02 June 2017 to 09 June 2017; from 16 June 2017 to 23 June 2017;

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

Gladwins Farm, Nayland, Colchester, Suffolk, England

4 bedroom Cottages, Constable Country.

A collection of 9 award winning holiday cottages benefiting from excellent shared leisure facilities including a heated indoor swimming pool and a tennis court, all located amongst 22 acres of gorgeous Suffolk countryside.

Special features: free internet access, pool (On the site), tennis court, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £250 to £1995 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4 & 5 star)

phone 01206 262261 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Swan House, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Cotswolds.

Family-friendly large six bedroom country cottage with generous gardens and trout lake in the Coln Valley, said to be one of the Cotswold's most picturesque valleys.

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

Price range from £3000 to £4000 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 25 April 2017 to 28 April 2017; from 01 May 2017 to 05 May 2017; from 14 May 2017 to 26 May 2017;

phone 020 8995 9072 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Wren Cottage, Wickham Market, Suffolk, England

2 bedroom Country Cottage, East Anglia.

Situated in a delightful Suffolk village and close to the seaside, this cosy holiday cottage is full of character and charm and has a roaring log burner, a pretty courtyard garden with furniture and barbecue facilities.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £495 to £791 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 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 >

Lavenders, Holme next the Sea, Norfolk, England

3 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia.

Comfortable and welcoming holiday bungalow just a short stroll from a beautiful sandy beach in Holme next the Sea, pet-friendly and family-friendly, this is a fantastic cottage for a relaxing holiday by the seaside and is well located for discovering the beautiful North Norfolk coast.

Price range from £385 to £910 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01206 230332 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Vicarage Farm Cottages, Tideswell, Derbyshire, England

7 bedroom Cottage Complex, Peak District National Park.

A small collection of three delightful country cottages with lovely countryside views nestled in six acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and woodlands within the Peak District National Park.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room.

Price range from £325 to £960 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 15 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 24 April 2017 to 30 April 2017;

phone 01298 871737 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Private Rural Lodge, Wrackleford Estate, Stratton, Dorset, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, South Coast.

An ideal country retreat, this holiday lodge enjoys a fantastic rural setting high within the Dorset Downs and offers characterful accommodation along with fishing on the River Frome nearby.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1100 to £1800 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 9 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01305 264 141 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Moonstone Cottage, Beal, Northumberland, England

4 bedroom Barn Conversion, Coastal Northumberland.

Stay in a luxurious 4 star self-catering cottage close to the historic Holy Island of Lindisfarne and the tranquil Budle Bay, Bamburgh.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court.

Price range from £525 to £1625 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 24 April 2017 to 28 April 2017; from 28 April 2017 to 05 May 2017;
Late availability: from 24 April 2017 to 21 June 2017;

phone 07889 409050 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Malt House, Lynsted, Kent, England

13 bedroom Unique Self Catering, Garden of England.

Impressive Manor House with period features, exposed beams and four poster beds in some rooms, along with shared access to an outdoor swimming pool for use in the summer months, excellent holiday home for big families or large groups.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Situated to the rear of the property), outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £2000 to £4000 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 35 people in 13 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 07860 723723 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Higham Place Lodge, Higham, Colchester, Suffolk, England

2 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, Constable Country .

Lovely 2 bedroom Suffolk country holiday lodge, set within own garden in what is one of the most beautiful parts of the Dedham Vale, discover some of the best of Suffolk with a stay here.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £700 to £1050 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 27 April 2017 to 28 April 2017; from 01 May 2017 to 27 May 2017; from 31 May 2017 to 25 June 2017;

phone 01206 337470 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 part of a collection of high quality 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 £240 to £900 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 07342089390 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cope Cottage, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Cotswolds.

Truly romantic, this beautifully presented 1 bedroom holiday cottage could be the perfect place to whisk your partner off to, set within the Bruern Cottages development in the idyllic Cotswolds close to Chipping Norton and benefitting from access to some superb shared leisure facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Shared heated indoor swimming pool at Bruern Holiday Cottages.), games room, Gold Award Winning Cottage, Silver Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £840 to £2184 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 25 April 2017 to 29 April 2017; from 01 May 2017 to 06 May 2017; from 09 May 2017 to 11 May 2017;

phone 01993 830415 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Sleepy's Barn, Lydney, Gloucestershire, England

1 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, Cotswolds.

One bedroom country cottage with fantastic views, pretty gardens and outdoor hot tub, located on a hillside within the Royal Forest of Dean, perfect for romantic breaks.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £775 to £850 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 25 April 2017 to 27 May 2017; from 02 June 2017 to 10 June 2017; from 12 June 2017 to 08 July 2017;

phone 0208 998 4941 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Winstitchen Farm, Minehead, Somerset, England

4 bedroom Large Country House, Exmoor National Park.

Four bedroom secluded holiday farmhouse with fantastic moorland views nestled in the naturally beautiful greenery of Exmoor National Park with the coast easily accessible for day trips.

Price range from £300 to £1200 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 25 April 2017 to 29 April 2017; from 01 May 2017 to 19 May 2017; from 21 May 2017 to 27 May 2017;

phone 01598 741 289 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Tryst, Lavenham, Suffolk, England

3 bedroom Grade I Listed Cottage, East Anglia.

Charming Grade I listed cottage with wood beams, a stunning interior and its own garden in the historical village of Lavenham.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £567 to £1622 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

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

Meddlars Country Cottage, Hadleigh, Suffolk, England

2 bedroom Historical Cottage, East Anglia.

Idyllic, 2 bedroom country cottage with charming historical features and a tranquil enclosed garden, ideal for romantic breaks or small family holidays.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £399 to £710 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

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

Dairy Countryside Cottage, North York Moors National Park, Staintondale, Yorkshire, England

1 bedroom Stone-Built Holiday Cottage, North York Moors National Park and Coast.

Stylish one bedroom holiday barn situated close to Staintondale, with a Whirlpool bath and king-size bed plus a location close to the coast within the North York Moors National Park, this is a great place for a romantic break for two.

Price range from £348 to £539 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 01 May 2017 to 12 May 2017; from 16 May 2017 to 19 May 2017; from 02 June 2017 to 09 June 2017;

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

Lovejoys Mill, Belchamp Walter, Essex, England

1 bedroom Unique Holiday House, East Anglia.

Escape for a romantic break to Lovejoys Mill, a luxurious converted Watermill set within the wonderful rural scenery of the Belchamp Estate by the stunning countryside of the Essex/Suffolk border.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £525 to £882 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

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

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