Now that some good hot weather has arrived you may be thinking of places to go for cottage holidays. Many people like the idea of immersing themselves in pleasant, peaceful rural settings. If a rural retreat is your cup of tea then why not take a look at some of our recommendations on some of the best country areas to visit in the UK. Britain is indeed a green and pleasant land. For most of us there are always new towns and villages to discover and lots of things to see and do. With this great weather we trust that you will find the inspiration to visit the British countryside and try new things.