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

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

Woodend Schoolhouse, Ulpha, Cumbria, England

1 bedroom Cottage, North England.

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 22 December to 28 December 19

Suran Y Coed, Knighton, Powys, Wales

2 bedroom Farmstay, Mid Wales.

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 20 December to 27 December 19

Waterperry Cottage at Oxford Country Cottages, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Shakespeare Country.

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

Beautiful 2 bedroom barn conversion with exposed beams, set around a courtyard garden in an idyllic rural location and part of a small development of country cottages, just 5 miles from the historic city of Oxford and with an inviting warm bubbly hot tub on site.

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

Weekly Price from: £750
Next availability:
from 17 December to 22 December 19 from 27 December to 28 December 19


Special Offer: from 21 December to 28 December 19

Harmony Cottage, Lydney, Gloucestershire, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, Cotswolds.

sleeps 1 - 9 guests
1 - 9
5 bedrooms
5
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Grade II listed country cottage with 5 bedrooms situated in the heart of the Forest of Dean and benefiting from a games room, a private hot tub and beautiful gardens.

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

Weekly Price from: £1600


Late availability: from 03 January to 05 January 20

Incleborough House luxury self catering, Cromer, Norfolk, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, North Norfolk coast.

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 16 December to 31 December 19
Late availability: from 16 December to 23 December 19

Eskmeals House, Lake District, Ravenglass, Cumbria, England

9 bedroom Georgian Manor House, Lake District.

sleeps 6 - 21 guests
6 - 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 10 January to 13 January 20
Late availability: from 10 January to 13 January 20

The Quad, Wellington, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

sleeps 2 - 16 guests
2 - 16
6 bedrooms
6
4 bathrooms
4
dog-friendly cottage, 6 dog(s) welcome
6
5 star

A wonderful large luxury barn conversion with special features including a romantic master bedroom with four poster bed, private hot tub and secluded garden, set in a peaceful rural valley surrounded by wonderful unspoilt countryside and wildlife, ideal for groups of family or friends (this property is hen party and stag party friendly).

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

Weekly Price from: £1200


Special Offer: from 16 December to 22 December 19
Late availability: from 16 December to 16 December 19

Skyfall Rural Retreat, Bath, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Unique Holiday Home, West Country.

sleeps 8 - 14 guests
8 - 14
6 bedrooms
6
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage, 6 dog(s) welcome
6
4 star

With a heavenly name, this is a heavenly, unique holiday home, situated just 5 miles from Bath, complete with a warm bubbly outdoor hot tub, this property is ideal for large groups or big families looking for an idyllic high quality rural retreat.

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

Weekly Price from: £1900


Special Offer: from 16 December to 22 December 19
Late availability: from 16 December to 16 December 19

Three Gates Farm, Tiverton, Devon, England

3 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, near Exmoor National Park.

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

A collection of five holiday cottages with excellent shared leisure facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, a sauna and a play area for children, all in a tranquil rural setting close to Exmoor National Park.

Special features: free internet access, pool (33ft indoor heated swimming pool on site), games room, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £575


Late availability: from 16 December to 31 January 20

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.

Weekly Price from: £549
Next availability:
from 17 December to 21 December 19


Special Offer: from 16 December to 31 December 19

Rutland Lodges at Greetham Valley, Greetham, Oakham, Rutland, England

3 bedroom Log Cabins, Heart of England.

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
Next availability:
from 17 December to 23 December 19 from 26 December to 30 December 19


Special Offer: from 03 January to 29 February 20

Upper Rectory Farm Cottages, Appleby Magna, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, England

15 bedroom Barn Conversions, East Midlands.

sleeps 2 - 30 guests
2 - 30
15 bedrooms
15
15 bathrooms
15
no dogs allowed
5 star

Collection of gold award winning 5 star rated holiday cottages offering peace and tranquility amongst the farmlands of Leicestershire just outside Appleby Magna.

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

Weekly Price from: £375


Special Offer: from 29 December to 02 January 20
Late availability: from 29 December to 02 January 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.

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