Secluded country cottages in the UK and Ireland

Many holidaymakers wanting to get away from it all, are seeking a secluded cottage where they can have some peace and privacy.  Use the links below to find a secluded country cottage in the UK.


 Secluded luxury 4 bedroom barn conversion in Herefordshire


secluded self-catering cottageUpper Trereece is a stunning barn conversion located in the Herefordshire countryside close to Ross on Wye. Visit England 4-star rated, this holiday home offers high quality accommodation for up to 8 people in 4 bedrooms. For a country holiday, Upper Trereece with its tranquil rural setting must be one of the best places in Herefordshire.

With features such as exposed wooden beams and a log burning fire in the lounge along with a galleried entrance hall with table tennis, this holiday home has plenty to recommend it. It also features a 27ft kitchen/dining room as well as a charming garden with patio area and garden furniture.

This is a secluded tranquil location as this barn is set within its own 10 acres of pasture fields. Perfect for walking, fishing (private fishing is possible on site) and bird-watching, in this part of Herefordshire you can really get away from it all

Please click on the photograph for more information and photographs of this high quality secluded cottage.



Luxury secluded cottage near Kington, Herefordshire

luxury secluded cottage
If you are searching for a holiday home which is both luxurious and private then the Forge could be just right for you. Originally a blacksmith’s barn, this property has now been converted to provide modern, light, bright and airy self-catering accommodation. The open plan living area features fantastic exposed beams as well as a delightful spiral staircase and mezzanine gallery. This holiday barn conversion with its super king-size mezzanine bedroom area is just perfect for romantic breaks.

Outside there is a lovely lawn edged with fragrant lavender. This is a secluded spot which is ideal for discovering the rolling Herefordshire countryside. For keen walkers, Offa’s Dyke footpath and the Welsh Hills are within easy reach.

Click on the cottage image to find out more about this fantastic secluded cottage in rural Herefordshire.




Secluded cottage in Warwickshire, sleeps 5

secluded country cottage Warwickshire England
Hipsley Farm cottages (sleep 1-5)are a small secluded group of  six pet-friendly cottages converted from former farm buildings.  Located  in Warwickshire countryside, they're off the beaten track where you will  find peace and quiet but only 11 miles away from Birmingham's National Exhibition Centre and convenient for day trips to Birmingham, Stratford-upon-Avon or Warwick.

Ideal cottages for the larger group who want to holiday in privacy together and very conveient for the NEC Exhibition Centre in Birmingham or for visiting Stratford on Avon or the north Cotswolds.



Secluded group of 3 cottages in Wiltshire

secluded country cottages in Wiltshire south west EnglandThe 4 Star Old Stables in Wiltshire are ideal for touring the south of England.  Converted into well equipped individual units sleeping up to 6 people each, they are located in a hamlet on the edge of Salisbury.   

Each self catering cottage has its own patio area and all have level 2 accessibility for the elderly and disabled. They have also been awarded the English Tourist Board 'Highly commended award of excellence'.


Secluded cottage in Cornwall

a secluded Cornish cottageThis holiday cottage on Poldue Farm is a wonderful Cornish hideaway. Located in a secluded valley on Poldue Farm by Bodmin Moor with woodland views, this is a delightful part of the West Country, ideal for those looking to get away from it all. This semi-detached farmhouse has 2 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 6. The large garden is ideal for relaxing in the summer sun and there are lots of family friendly features such as a children’s playhouse in the garden, swings and trampoline, making this a great place for a family holiday.

Poldue Farm is situated down a private road and is a small-holding comprising 17 acres and is a fabulous rural location. Just 20 minutes car journey away is the Eden Project and many of Cornwall’s best sights are within easy reach.

Please call Pam for a brochure and click on the image for contact details and photographs.

Secluded cottages and lodges near Minehead in Somerset - sleep 4 or more

Woodcombe Lodges and Cottages are a collection of 8 properties near Minehead in Somerset.  There are 6 lodges and 2 cottages set amongst some 3 acres of country gardens.  Enjoy views towards Exmoor National Park and being in the country yet having the coast easily accessible at just 1 and a half miles to Minehead’s seafront. 

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Secluded cottage with lovely interior in Herefordshire

secluded cottage in Herefordshire surrounded by miles of open countrysideLovely 2 bedroom rural retreat with a stylish high quality interior and fabulous countryside views. With beautiful tranquil gardens, this self catering cottage is in a wonderful secluded location, ideal for those looking to enjoy a stay next to a beautiful orchard by Herefordshire farmlands along the English/Welsh border. Seclusion and privacy can be yours in this designer decorated cottage. 

 The country cottage is surrounded by lovely unspoilt countryside close to the Offa's dyke path.  

Telephone Jo on 01544 340241  for further details and availability of this secluded cottage.  





Secluded self catering cottage attached to owner's home in Norfolk

delightful secluded Norfolk cottage to sleep 2Beechwood Cottages near Cromer in the depths of rural Norfolk, sleeps 2.  

Standing off a quiet country lane with stunning sunsets and unspoilt views, this lovely beamed secluded cottage adjoining our home, is traditionally decorated and furnished to create a warm cosy, cottage atmosphere.

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Secluded barn with hot tub in rural north Essex

secluded cottage in north EssexThe Granary is a real treat for anyone who is looking for a secluded cottage but also appreciates the finer things of life.  Not only does it provide comfort,  attractive decor and furnishings, but also a Finnish sauna, hot tub on the patio, TV and video in each bedroom, ice maker in the kitchen, and more.  Located close to some of the most beautiful landscapes in 'Constable Country', and close to the sandy beaches of Clacton and Frinton, book this cottage now for a truly relaxing experience. 

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Warren Lodges on the edge of Minsmere in Suffolk - secluded location

Would you like to get away the hustle and bustle of life? Warren Lodges on the edge of the Minsmere Marshes in Suffolk will be a novel experience and real treat for you.  The track to the lodges takes you away from the tarmac roads into the countryside looking out over the woodlands of the RSPB Minsmere bird reserve. The lodges themselves are surrounded by grass so you step out onto grass and get away from all that concrete and cars which are kept 25-50 yards from the lodges. These timber lodges are well equipped to ensure a comfortable stay at any time of year.  

secluded self-catering lodges Suffolk, wooden lodges in an idyllic secluded location on edge of Minsmere

Marsh harriers, barn owls kestrels and sparrow hawks hunt regularly over the surrounding land, skylarks and nightingales can be heard in the season, and many rare and interesting birds can be seen at the nearby RSPB Minsmere reserve. Rabbits share the hollow, and deer can sometimes be seen at dawn and dusk. Theberton village has a historic thatched church, with round tower, and two thatched cottages among its varied houses.  Take a look at Warren lodges now.  Each lodge accommodates 4 people. Large groups of up to 16 or so, are welcome.  

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Warren Cottage in a secluded location in Herefordshire

Warren Cottage is a cosy and secluded  two-bedroom woodman’s cottage in the South Herefordshire countryside, adjacent to the ancient Aconbury Woods. It offers easy access to the Black Mountains, Hay-on-Wye, the river Wye, great country walks a range of pubs. There is a well-stocked shop in the neighbouring village. 

secluded country cottage in Herefordshire Modern kitchen in Warren Cottage



Warren Cottage has two bedrooms. The ground floor is predominantly open-plan with a low beamed ceiling. The recently installed kitchen is well equipped with a new cooker and fridge, a microwave and plenty of utensils. There is a dining area, a cosy corner with two comfy sofas and a Clearview wood-burner (the cottage’s main source of heat), a separate bathroom (with heated towel rail) and loo. 

Upstairs is one double bedroom and a single room both with duvets and linen. Both have small electric radiators. When the cottage was bought it was in a state of disrepair. It has now been lovingly renovated and is available to rent to those who wish to enjoy its peaceful rural setting.

 The cottage's owners live 100 yards away across the orchard in Warren Farmhouse and may provide fresh bantam eggs if they are available.

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Group of country cottages in a secluded location in Northumberland

Breamish Valley Cottages near Alnwick in Northumberland offer that 'away from it all' experience.  The select secluded group of ten 4-5 star country cottages has an indoor swimming pool with marvellous views over the countryside, gym, sauna and solarium on site, plus many other amenities.

Luxury, secluded cottage in Hathersage, Peak District National Park

secluded cottageWith fabulous country views and a secluded but not isolated location, you can have the best of both worlds with a stay at Sladen Lodge. Situated within the inspirational landscape that is the Peak District National Park, This 7 bedroom holiday lodge is a very large self-catering property which sleeps up to 16 people in total. With half an acre of gardens, this is a peaceful secluded setting yet is just 5 minutes’ walk from local amenities.

The interior is luxurious and spacious with light and airy rooms and wonderful countryside views. Each of the bedrooms benefits from having its own en-suite facilities. This holiday lodge is perfectly located for exploring the Peak District National Park or for just enjoying a relaxing break with family or friends.


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Secluded country cottage in Devon


Stoodley Barn (sleeps 4) forms part of a homely and comfortable barn conversion which was converted about 15 years ago and offers characterful and charming accommodation. This property has magnificent views.

Within this barn there is a lounge with a beamed ceiling and a large fireplace, a WC, kitchen,  3 bedrooms, one of which features an en-suite bathroom. There are some wonderful panoramic views from some of the rooms. Outsider there is a south facing garden and ample parking is available.

Holiday cottage Devon with beamed ceiling and south facing garden Double bedroom in this Devon holiday cottage to sleep 5
Comfortable living room Double bedroom




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