Cottages in rural locations where you can spot wildlife and enjoy nature on your self-catering holiday

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The following cottages are in rural locations where you can spot wildlife and enjoy nature on your self-catering holiday.

Cottage owners will be pleased to tell you about their part of the country, the wildlife, birds and best places and times to spot the ones you're interested in.

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Gardeners Cottage, Kington, Herefordshire, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Welsh Borders.

Pretty Herefordshire country cottage for 6 with large secluded gardens.

Price range from £595 to £824 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4* ETC)
Next availability:
from 03 August 2018 to 06 August 2018; from 13 August 2018 to 17 August 2018; from 31 August 2018 to 21 September 2018;

The Loft Couple's Cottage, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, Denbighshire, Wales

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, North Wales and Cheshire.

Romantic rural retreat near Ruthin, ideal for couples plus one dog looking to discover the scenic Clwydian Hills and walk along Offa’s Dyke.

Price range from £283 to £514 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 28 July 2018 to 11 August 2018; from 25 August 2018 to 03 September 2018; from 08 September 2018 to 15 September 2018;

Cabin Knoll Country Cottage, Calwich, Derbyshire, England

2 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Peak District.

Two bedroom rural retreat with ample rustic charm and countryside views with a great location just outside of the Peak District National Park close to Dovedale National Nature Reserve and Alton Towers Theme Park, ideal for couples or small families.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £285 to £589 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 25 July 2018 to 02 August 2018;

The Barn, Worcester , Worcestershire, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, South Worcestershire.

Wonderful rural barn conversion with fantastic views out to the Malvern Hills, situated within its own private fenced garden on a small holding and surrounded by glorious Worcestershire countryside, both family-friendly and dog-friendly.

Special features: tennis court.

Price range from £330 to £570 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 06 August 2018 to 10 August 2018; from 27 August 2018 to 31 August 2018; from 07 September 2018 to 14 September 2018;

The Stables, Little Cowarne, Herefordshire, England

3 bedroom Farmstay Cottage, Heart of England.

Come for a relaxing rural retreat break at the Stables, a beautiful three bedroom barn conversion, part of a small collection of holiday cottages in the heart of the Herefordshire countryside, just 20 minutes' drive from Ludlow and 30 minute's drive from Worcester.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £440 to £3000 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 18 July 2018 to 20 July 2018; from 22 July 2018 to 23 July 2018; from 31 July 2018 to 03 August 2018;

Axen Lodge, Symondsbury, Dorset, England

4 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

Four bedroom holiday cottage with idyllic rural setting next to farmlands in Dorset, boasting light and airy interiors along with a woodburning stove in the lounge and fantastic views over fields and farmlands and a location just a short drive from the wonderful Jurassic Coast.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £925 to £2295 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 30 July 2018 to 03 August 2018; from 17 August 2018 to 24 August 2018; from 03 September 2018 to 10 September 2018;

The Stables Parkgate , Barnstaple, Devon, England

6 bedroom Large Country Cottage, West Country.

Relax in luxurious and stylish surroundings at the Stables Parkgate.

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

Price range from £995 to £3050 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 16 July 2018 to 20 July 2018;

Orchard View, Langport, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Large Holiday House, West Country.

Spacious sleeps 12/13 rural holiday house with 6 bedrooms, tranquil country views over the Somerset Levels to the Polden Hills and excellent facilities including an inviting warm bubbly outdoor hot tub, a pool table and table football, this is an ideal property for special celebrations, gatherings with friends or family (bookings for hen parties and stag parties by arrangement only).

Special features: games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1700 to £4150 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 13 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 17 July 2018 to 20 July 2018; from 23 July 2018 to 27 July 2018; from 19 August 2018 to 20 August 2018;

Moors Edge Dogs-welcome Cottage, North York Moors & Coast, Rosedale Abbey, Yorkshire, England

2 bedroom Cottage, North York Moors National Park.

Nestled on a working farm, within the North York Moors National Park, this 2 bedroom barn conversion benefits from an enclosed lawned garden from which you can soak up stunning views of the national park, the North Yorkshire coast is within reach for day trips.

Price range from £277 to £572 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 07 August 2018 to 18 August 2018; from 27 October 2018 to 03 November 2018; from 10 November 2018 to 16 November 2018;

Molly's Pet-friendly Seaside Cottage. Free Wi Fi., Beara, Cork, Ireland

2 bedroom Farmstay, South Ireland.

Beautiful 2 bedroom dog-friendly stone-built cottage in a stunning location in rural Cork on a shorefront working farm, just 150 yards from Pallas Pier, a short walk from two quiet sandy beaches and conveniently close to the Caha Mountains and the Ring of Beara.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £220 to £460 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 17 July 2018 to 21 July 2018; from 18 August 2018 to 20 August 2018; from 25 August 2018 to 08 September 2018;

phone 353-(0)27-74436 and also 001-973-335-6478

Eskmeals House, Lake District, Ravenglass, Cumbria, England

9 bedroom Cottage, Lake District.

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 £1950 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 21 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 20 July 2018 to 26 July 2018;

Dons Barn, Lavenham, Suffolk, England

1 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia.

A special romantic hideaway for two found on the Grove Farm estate with orchard garden views and a wood-burning stove.

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

Price range from £418 to £709 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 16 July 2018 to 03 August 2018;

Soar Cottage at Bluegrass Cottages, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales

3 bedroom Farm Cottage, Mid Wales.

Charming and homely 3 bedroom rural retreat, both family-friendly and pet-friendly, just 10 minutes' drive from Aberystwyth and within easy reach of the stunning Ceredigion coastline.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £450 to £980 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 28 July 2018 to 04 August 2018;

Shepherd's Hut Barn, rural Dorset, Winterborne Whitechurch, Dorset, England

3 bedroom Holiday Barn, West Country.

Want to stay somewhere with tranquil rural views over fields and pastures where you can relax and unwind in Dorset? This 3 bedroom family-friendly and dog-friendly ban could be perfect, close to Thomas Hardy's Country and within reach of Dorset's Jurassic Coast for day trips.

Price range from £394 to £989 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 31 August 2018 to 14 September 2018; from 15 October 2018 to 26 October 2018; from 11 November 2018 to 16 November 2018;

Courtyard Countryside Cottage, Heart Of England, Meeson, Shropshire, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Heart of England.

Family friendly, rural retreat, of immense character, enjoying shared use of 8 acre grounds of adjoining 17th century country house, in the hamlet of Meeson, just under 7 miles from the notable 20th century woodland gardens of Hodnet Hall and 10 miles from the enchanting vistas of Hawkstone Park.

Price range from £300 to £535 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 19 July 2018 to 23 July 2018; from 27 July 2018 to 31 August 2018; from 05 September 2018 to 14 September 2018;

Bengate Barn Cottages, Worstead, Norfolk, England

2 bedroom Cottage (one of just 3 Cottages at Bengate Barn), North Norfolk Norfolk Broads.

Collection of just 3 charming barn conversions in rural Norfolk (2 of which are romantic retreats), just outside of Worstead, and only around 15 minutes' drive from both the Norfolk Broads and the scenic Norfolk coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £425 to £695 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 16 July 2018 to 14 September 2018;

Moonrise Lodges, Priest Weston, Shropshire, England

2 bedroom bungalow, Shropshire Hills.

Stylish wooden holiday lodges, each with wonderful country views and a private hot tub, set on a farm by the England and Wales border and Shropshire Hills, just 19 miles from Shrewsbury.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £430 to £810 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 31 August 2018 to 08 September 2018; from 14 September 2018 to 05 October 2018; from 08 October 2018 to 19 October 2018;

Puffin Dogs-welcome Cottage, Northern England , Alnmouth, Northumberland, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Northumbria.

Romantic Northumbrian holiday home with modern and stylish interior which is also dog-friendly, located in rural Northumberland in a small village just outside of Alnmouth, Northumbria is ideal for exploring with your pet with long sandy beaches and ample National Parkland just waiting to be discovered.

Price range from £260 to £505 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 17 August 2018 to 19 August 2018; from 07 December 2018 to 05 January 2019; from 11 January 2019 to 15 March 2019;

Rhoslwyn , Bwlch-Llan, Ceredigion, Wales

2 bedroom Rural Retreat, Mid Wales.

This charming 2 bedroom country cottage could be perfect for a small family with up to 2 pet dogs looking to enjoy a rural retreat break in beautiful Mid Wales, situated close to excellent walking and cycling country, with views of fields and the Cambrian Mountains in the distance, this is a fantastic rural retreat which is conveniently located just 10 miles from Lampeter.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £295.00 to £510.00 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 16 July 2018 to 18 August 2018;
Late availability: from 11 August 2018 to 18 August 2018;

Trooper's Holiday Barn, Shropshire Hills AONB, Westhope, Shropshire, England

5 bedroom Farmstay, Heart of England - Shropshire.

First class 5 bedroom barn conversion, located on a working farm in the Hope Valley and by the Shropshire Hills, ideal for groups of friends or family and boasting access to some fantastic leisure facilities including an outdoor hot tub, games room with pool table, table football and table tennis and gym.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £739 to £2618 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 23 July 2018 to 27 July 2018; from 17 August 2018 to 24 August 2018; from 29 August 2018 to 31 August 2018;

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