When it comes to rural self catering holidays which are the best areas in the UK to visit? Some people like to spend time in Britain’s National Parks where they can be assured of protected woods, moorlands, mountains and more. These places are known as Britain’s breathing spaces. Others opt for areas of outstanding natural beauty which are nationally recognised areas which many enjoy due to their pristine qualities. There are 46 of these and efforts are made to safeguard these for all to enjoy. Others still head for countryside which is less discovered and less well known. If you need some inspiration take a look at our free guide on Best Country Areas. Wherever you go, have a wonderful cottage holiday.