Country cottages in Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

We are fortunate to have a collection of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in the UK, 35 of which are in England, four in Wales and one which straddles the Welsh English border. The remainder are in Northern Ireland.  There are 35 areas of outstanding natural beauty so too many to list here but some well known AONBs include the Chilterns and the Cotswolds.

Country cottages in Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Area of Oustanding natural beauty on the Welsh border

 

These Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty are protected so that future generations can enjoy them. A list and map of AONB can be viewed here showing their locations.

We have a selection of country cottages in and near these areas so that you can stay in a country location surrounded by beautiful scenery, go for pleasant walks and generally enjoy the best of the countryside.

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Pet-friendly Orchard Barn in the Blackdown Hills, Honiton, Devon, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, West Country.

Beautiful 3 bedroom barn conversion with tranquil orchard garden which is both family-friendly and pet-friendly, nestled in the Blackdown Hills just a short distance from the inspirational scenery of the Jurassic coast.

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

Price range from £430 to £945 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 14 November 2018 to 23 November 2018; from 26 November 2018 to 23 December 2018;

Gordon's Country Cottage, Andover, Hampshire, England

3 bedroom Holiday Cottage, South of England.

This pretty 3 bedroom holiday home is located within the heart of Andover in Hampshire and is a great base for visiting Winchester, Salisbury, the North Wessex Downs and Stonehenge.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £326 to £799 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 7 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 16 November 2018 to 17 November 2018; from 23 November 2018 to 27 November 2018; from 04 January 2019 to 11 January 2019;

The Victorian Barn, Blandford Forum, Dorset, England

32 bedroom Cottage Complex, West Country.

Luxurious barn conversion accommodation, sleeping up to 14 people in style and comfort, with lots to offer including access to excellent leisure facilities on site including an indoor heated swimming pool, a sauna, hot tub and a gym, as well as a games room with full-size pool table, a quiz machine and football table and an outdoor play area for children, as well as coarse fishing lakes.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Onsite, shared with all residents.), games room, outdoor hot tub, sauna, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £400 to £2770 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 70 people in 32 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 32
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 13 November 2018 to 20 December 2018; from 21 December 2018 to 03 January 2019; from 04 January 2019 to 04 March 2019;
Late availability: from 13 November 2018 to 10 January 2019;

Seascape with Seaviews, Amble, Northumberland, England

2 bedroom Coastal Holiday Home, Northumberland Coast.

Stunning sleeps 4, 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom seaside apartment in Amble, this pet-friendly holiday home also features beautiful coastal views out to the local pier and lighthouse.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £620 to £1080 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 16 November 2018 to 23 November 2018; from 26 November 2018 to 21 December 2018; from 04 January 2019 to 18 January 2019;

Garden Cottage at Twistgates Farm Cottages, Honiton, Devon, England

1 bedroom Cottage, East Devon.

One bedroom stone-built country cottage with its own garden, situated by the Blackdown Hills in Devon with the Jurassic Coast easily accessible for days out, ideal for romantic breaks or for small family holidays with its large bedroom offering enough room for an extra child's bed to be added.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300 to £475 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 23 November 2018 to 21 December 2018; from 01 January 2019 to 08 February 2019; from 11 February 2019 to 06 April 2019;

Spen Barn, Forest of Bowland, Tatham, Lancashire, England

5 bedroom Converted Barn, Yorkshire Dales.

Searching for an idyllic rural retreat with a stylish interior which is well located for exploring both the greenery of the Forest of Bowland and the Yorkshire Dales National Park? If so this large 5 bedroom stone-built cottage could be perfect, set by a wooded valley and with beautifully styled accommodation this holiday barn sleeps up to 10 people plus 2 pet dogs.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £801 to £1855 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 30 November 2018 to 01 December 2018; from 07 December 2018 to 22 December 2018; from 27 December 2018 to 29 December 2018;

Alder Holiday Lodge, Shropshire Hills AONB, Clun, Shropshire, England

2 bedroom Wooden Holiday Chalet, Heart of England.

Stylish wooden-clad holiday lodge with light and bright interior and generous decked area, situated within a lodge holiday park by the River Clun in Shropshire's scenic Clun Valley.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £330 to £670 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 14 November 2018 to 30 December 2018; from 02 January 2019 to 09 February 2019; from 16 February 2019 to 04 May 2019;

Alpine Park Cottages, Exeter, Devon, England

3 bedroom Cottages, West Country.

Collection of good quality lodge style holiday cottages set amongst 6 acres of parklands and woodlands, close to Exeter and Devon's beaches.

Price range from £355 to £980 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 13 November 2018 to 15 December 2018;

Langford Valley Barn, Dorchester, Dorset, England

4 bedroom Barn Conversion, Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Newly available is this stunning 4 bedroom barn conversion set by the unspoilt Dorset Downs, enjoy a luxury country holiday, just half an hour's drive from the beautiful Jurassic coastline.

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

Price range from £1250 to £2650 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 14 November 2018 to 19 November 2018; from 20 November 2018 to 22 November 2018; from 26 November 2018 to 29 November 2018;

2 Bedroom Polyphant Rural Retreat , Launceston, Cornwall, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Cornwall.

Two bedroom barn conversion, part of a collection of three rural retreat cottages with expansive shared gardens in the rural hamlet of Polyphant, just 5 miles from Launceston and only around half an hour's drive from the Cornish coast and the Tamar Valley.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £250 to £624 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 13 November 2018 to 02 December 2018;

Grouse Farm Cottage, Johnstonebridge, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Scotland.

Charming dog-friendly and family-friendly farm cottage situated close to Lockerbie.

Price range from £319 to £698 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 17 November 2018 to 19 November 2018; from 20 November 2018 to 26 November 2018; from 21 December 2018 to 31 December 2018;

Kirkandrews House , Longtown, Cumbria, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, North England.

Roomy sleeps 13 holiday house set in parkland grounds and with far reaching country views, close to Gretna Green and the Solway Coast AONB, welcoming anniversary parties, family groups, groups of friends, hen parties, stag parties and special celebrations.

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

Price range from £900 to £2000 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 13 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 14 November 2018 to 16 November 2018; from 18 November 2018 to 23 November 2018; from 25 November 2018 to 30 November 2018;

Honeycomb Cottage, Warkworth, Northumberland, England

2 bedroom Rural Retreat, North England.

Luxurious pet-friendly sleeps 4 country cottage with tranquil countryside views and an excellent location close to Warkworth and the Northumberland Coast AONB with its fascinating castles and beautiful sandy beaches.

Special features: Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £520 to £890 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 19 November 2018 to 30 November 2018; from 03 December 2018 to 04 January 2019; from 07 January 2019 to 02 February 2019;

Lakeside Yurt, Cotswolds, Beckford, Worcestershire, England

1 bedroom Holiday Yurt for Glamping Holidays, Heart of England.

Stylish and generously sized holiday yurt featuring a romantic bed, a high quality kitchen area, private hot tub and an excellent location right by a lake and sleeping 2, this unique holiday home was made for romantic glamping getaways.

Special features: outdoor hot tub, sauna.

Price range from £344 to £551 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 14 November 2018 to 16 November 2018; from 25 November 2018 to 29 December 2018; from 02 January 2019 to 11 January 2019;

Dorset/Somerset Borders Cottage, Henstridge, Somerset, England

1 bedroom Farm Cottage, West Country.

Romantic rural retreat sleeping 2 close to Henstridge, just 5 miles from Shaftesbury, this is a great base for discovering some of the best of Somerset and Dorset on holiday.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £254 to £513 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)

Beechtree Cottages, Ingleton, Yorkshire, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Northern England.

A collection of 4 star rated and gold award winning holiday cottages surrounded by unspoilt countryside, just on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, family-friendly and dog-friendly accommodation.

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

Price range from £310 to £720 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 15 December 2018 to 17 December 2018; from 21 December 2018 to 04 January 2019; from 15 February 2019 to 18 February 2019;

Sandpipers, Snape, Suffolk, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Suffolk Coastal Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Country cottage sleeping up to 7 people in 3 bedrooms in a tranquil edge of village location close to Tunstall, just 3 miles from Snape and 9 miles from Aldeburgh and the scenic Suffolk coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £375 to £575 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 7 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 14 November 2018 to 29 December 2018; from 05 January 2019 to 03 August 2019;

Chaffeymoor Grange, Gillingham, Dorset, England

10 bedroom Mansion, West Country.

Wonderful 10 bedroom manor house in the Blackmoor Vale surrounded by beautiful gardens and lush Dorset countryside.

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

Price range from £5800 to £6300 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 20 people in 10 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 13 November 2018 to 20 December 2018; from 14 December 2018 to 16 December 2018; from 03 January 2019 to 31 January 2019;
Late availability: from 13 November 2018 to 20 December 2018;

Double House Farmhouse, Henton, Somerset, England

5 bedroom Holiday Farmhouse, West Country.

Large impressive stone-built holiday farmhouse with 5 bedrooms, large garden and eco-friendly credentials, sleeping groups of up to 12 friends or family, situated near to the Mendip Hills, Glastonbury and the historic city of Wells.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £875 to £2350 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 14 November 2018 to 16 November 2018; from 19 November 2018 to 23 November 2018; from 26 November 2018 to 30 November 2018;

Ilbeare Country House, Taunton, Somerset, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Whatever the occasion, Ilbeare Country House with its 5 bedrooms is bound to impress, set in around 2 acres of gardens and complete with large sociable spaces for big groups, a fantastic BBQ lodge, a private hot tub for relaxation plus a games room with pool table and X-box and a croquet lawn plus trampoline and play equipment to keep the kids entertained, just 4 miles from Taunton.

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

Price range from £1550 to £3700 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 14 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 18 November 2018 to 23 November 2018; from 26 November 2018 to 30 November 2018; from 03 December 2018 to 07 December 2018;

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