Character cottages to rent for self-catering holidays

This selection of character cottages provide that something different for a self-catering holiday. Many are grade listed cottages with period features or unsual features such as old mill workings. The cottages are all booked directly with independent owners who would love to tell you the story of their old and fascinating cottage.

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Harbour Cottage Minehead, Minehead, Somerset, England

3 bedroom Coastal Cottage, West Country.

sleeps 3 - 6 guests
3 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage

Sleeps 6 coastal cottage with excellent location just opposite Minehead's historic quayside, lovely harbour views, ample character and charm, within walking distance of Minehead's town centre.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £400 to £850 per week
Next availability:
from 18 September 2019 to 20 September 2019; from 27 September 2019 to 11 October 2019; from 18 October 2019 to 06 December 2019;


Special Offer: from 17 September 2019 to 19 September 2019; from 20 September 2019 to 26 September 2019;

Stable Cottage Luxury Self Catering, Cromer, Norfolk, England

3 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia.

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
5 star

Fabulous 5 star gold award winning cottage which is both family and dog-friendly, with private hot tub and walled garden, situated just a short walk from the beach in East Runton, near Cromer.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £995 to £3195 per week


Special Offer: from 17 September 2019 to 30 September 2019;
Late availability: from 17 September 2019 to 25 October 2019;

Fishermans Cottage at Hele Bay, Ilfracombe, Devon, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Hele Bay.

sleeps 1 - 5 guests
1 - 5
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Cosy and comfortable coastal holiday cottage located close to the beautiful moorlands of Exmoor with private patio area to soak up beautiful views of the rugged North Devon coastline, just a short walk to the beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £350 to £750 per week


Late availability: from 17 September 2019 to 21 September 2019;

Compton Nest, Compton Abbas, Dorset, England

8 bedroom Large Country House, Near Shaftesbury.

sleeps 2 - 18 guests
2 - 18
8 bedrooms
8
4.5 bathrooms
4.5
dog-friendly cottage, 6 dog(s) welcome
6

Roomy large country house with 8 bedrooms, private hot tub and 3 acres of grounds, only around 4 miles from Shaftesbury and within an hour's drive of the scenic Dorset coast.

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

Price range from £2150 to £4550 per week


Special Offer: from 17 September 2019 to 01 November 2019;
Late availability: from 11 October 2019 to 13 October 2019;

Old Hundredth, Kingsbridge, Devon, England

2 bedroom Cottage, South Devon.

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Situated in a Designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this charming character cottage with exposed beams, open stone fireplace and secluded country garden is conveniently close to the unspoilt Devon coastline and tranquil countryside.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £298 to £572 per week


Late availability: from 12 October 2019 to 12 December 2019;

Jasmine Cottage, Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, England

3 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

A traditional character cottage dating back to the 18th century with 4 star rated accommodation and private gardens in a rural location.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £549 to £849 per week


Late availability: from 31 October 2019 to 30 November 2019;

Ravensprings, Brighouse, Yorkshire, England

8 bedroom Large Country House, Derbyshire Dales.

sleeps 2 - 23 guests
2 - 23
8 bedrooms
8
5.5 bathrooms
5.5
no dogs allowed

Impressive 8 bedroom Mansion House with splendid Victorian features offering spacious comfortable accommodation for groups of friends or family, within reach of the Peak District National Park and the fine historical city of York and spa town of Harrogate for days out.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £2025 to £3750 per week


Special Offer: from 11 October 2019 to 13 October 2019; from 18 October 2019 to 25 October 2019; from 25 October 2019 to 01 November 2019;
Late availability: from 04 October 2019 to 06 October 2019;

Stag Cottage, Porlock, Somerset, England

2 bedroom Country Cottage, West Country.

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Pretty 2 bedroom pet-friendly country cottage in Porlock, within Exmoor National Park and less than 2 miles from the coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £402 to £750 per week


Late availability: from 20 September 2019 to 30 September 2019;

Eskmeals House, Lake District, Ravenglass, Cumbria, England

9 bedroom Georgian Manor House, Lake District.

sleeps 2 - 21 guests
2 - 21
9 bedrooms
9
5 bathrooms
5
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

A beautiful country holiday home, set within 7 acres of gardens close to Ravenglass in the Lake District National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1250 to £2200 per week


Special Offer: from 15 November 2019 to 19 November 2019; from 15 November 2019 to 18 November 2019;
Late availability: from 15 November 2019 to 18 November 2019;

Cossington Park, Cossington, Somerset, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, The West Country.

sleeps 8 - 22 guests
8 - 22
9 bedrooms
9
4 bathrooms
4
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

A gold award winning country house in the Somerset countryside with beautiful gardens and playing fields and table tennis room, sleeps up to 22 in 6 bedrooms in the main house and 3 bedrooms in the adjoining annexe, benefiting from an excellent location only 5 miles from Bridgwater and 11 miles from Burnham on Sea.

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

Price range from £3655 to £7514 per week


Late availability: from 17 September 2019 to 30 September 2019;