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

375 rental properties match your search for Cottages in rural locations for wildlife watching

Eskmeals House, Lake District, Ravenglass, Cumbria, Lake District, England

9 bedroom Georgian Manor House

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.

Weekly Price from: £1250


Special Offer: from 30 October to 02 November 20
Late availability: from 24 October to 30 October 20

Woodend Schoolhouse, Ulpha, Cumbria, Lake District, England

1 bedroom Cottage

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

Glorious stone-built cottage standing on its own in the Lake District National Park with spectacular views across the surrounding countryside, recently refurbished and offering comfortable character accommodation with special touches such as a wrought iron style four poster bed, this is a great place to stay for two people on a romantic break.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £400


Late availability: from 24 October to 03 December 20

Bilshay Farmhouse, Bridport, Dorset, West Country, England

4 bedroom Stone-built Cottage

sleeps 2 - 10 guests
2 - 10
4 bedrooms
4
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage
4 star

Beautiful picture-perfect self-catering farmhouse with 4 bedrooms, a high quality interior, private hot tub, original features and a large garden from which you can soak up fabulous views of the nearby fields and farmlands, the Jurassic coast and Bridport are but a short drive away.

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

Weekly Price from: £995


Late availability: from 30 November to 21 December 20

Old Guadaloupe Farm House, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, Midlands, England

3 bedroom Cottage

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
3 bathrooms
3
no dogs allowed
4 star

Fantastic rural retreat, this family-friendly self-catering farmhouse enjoys a tranquil setting in Leicestershire and with views of the surrounding countryside, high quality accommodation, a gold award, a private hot tub and half an acre of gardens, has plenty to recommend it.

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

Weekly Price from: £400


Late availability: from 21 December to 28 December 20

Rutland Lodges at Greetham Valley, Greetham, Rutland, Midlands, England

3 bedroom Log Cabins

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

Collection of 4 star rated eco-friendly log cabins surrounded by stunning countryside close to Rutland Water Nature Reserve, guests benefit from free coarse fishing and free gym use at the Greetham Valley Hotel and Golf Centre during their stay, there are two dog-friendly log cabins within the development and discounts may be available for couples.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £335


Late availability: from 24 October to 30 November 20

Suran Y Coed, Knighton, Powys, Mid Wales, Wales

2 bedroom Farmstay

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
4 star

High quality 2 bedroom wooden holiday lodge with its own private hot tub and beautiful valley setting by hills and woodlands, ideal for a relaxing rural retreat break (set on a farm with fishing ponds on site).

Special features: games room, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £320


Late availability: from 24 October to 25 October 20

Incleborough House luxury self catering, Cromer, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

7 bedroom Large Country House

sleeps 2 - 16 guests
2 - 16
7 bedrooms
7
7 bathrooms
7
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
5 star

Gold award winning, large holiday house with 7 en-suite bedrooms and a 5 star rating, located near Cromer just 5 minutes' walk from the local beach, with a games room, luxurious private hot tub outdoors and a walled garden on site, this house is ideal for big groups of friends or family looking to stay in style.

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

Weekly Price from: £2995


Special Offer: from 24 October to 14 December 20
Late availability: from 24 October to 14 December 20

Maythorn Farm Barn Conversion, Stevington, Bedfordshire, East England , England

3 bedroom Rural Retreat

sleeps 2 - 7 guests
2 - 7
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome
3

Stunning 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom pet-friendly barn conversion with open plan ground floor (suitable for families, people with disabilities and pets), , located in a rural and tranquil setting with lovely meadow views, around midway between Cambridge, Oxford and London and well located for discovering a great range of attractions on days out.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £750


Late availability: from 24 October to 30 October 20

Stable Cottage Luxury Self Catering, Cromer, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

3 bedroom Cottage

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.

Weekly Price from: £995


Special Offer: from 24 October to 14 December 20
Late availability: from 24 October to 14 December 20

Wayside House, Cullompton, Devon, West Country, England

5 bedroom Large Country House

sleeps 1 - 13 guests
1 - 13
5 bedrooms
5
3 bathrooms
3
no dogs allowed
5 star

Stunning gold award winning, 5 star rated country house in Devon boasting a swimming pool, a private hot tub and games room along with views of the Culm Valley and Blackdown Hills, ideal for big family holidays or groups of friends (hen weekend and stag weekend bookings welcome).

Special features: free internet access, pool (located to the side of the house inside a purpose built pool building.), games room, outdoor hot tub, sauna, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £999
Next availability:
from 02 November to 23 November 20 from 27 November to 30 November 20


Special Offer: from 13 November to 20 November 20

Blaenpant Mansion, Cardigan, Pembrokeshire, West Wales, Wales

6 bedroom Rural Retreat

sleeps 12 - 18 guests
12 - 18
6 bedrooms
6
2.5 bathrooms
2.5
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Impressive Grade II listed mansion house with an private hot tub, located in extensive gardens close to the Teifi Valley and just a short drive from lovely sandy beaches and the Cardigan Bay coastline, great house for get togethers, special celebrations (hen parties and stag parties welcome) and big family holidays.

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

Weekly Price from: £1300
Next availability:
from 31 October to 06 November 20 from 08 November to 21 December 20


Special Offer: from 24 October to 13 December 20

Barton Cottage, Symondsbury, Dorset, West Country, England

2 bedroom Thatched Cottage

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

2 bedroom pet-friendly thatched cottage set in an idyllic village within Dorset's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just 9 miles from Lyme Regis.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £675


Late availability: from 13 November to 18 December 20

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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.