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.

Click on the cottages shown below to begin.

 

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Cherry Tree Farmhouse, Halse, Somerset, England

5 bedroom Farmhouse, West Country.

High quality 5 bedroom and 4 bathroom self-catering farmhouse with a games room featuring a pool table plus use of an indoor heated swimming pool in the afternoons, this is a fantastic family-friendly holiday home where there’s even a children’s play area in the large garden.

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

Price range from £1500 to £2950 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 03 September 2018 to 07 September 2018; from 10 September 2018 to 14 September 2018; from 24 September 2018 to 01 October 2018;

Hayloft Romantic Retreat, Worcester , Worcestershire, England

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Heart of England.

Romantic Worcestershire holiday house sleeping 2 in a delightful rural location just 5 miles from Worcester.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £255 to £470 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 26 July 2018 to 07 September 2018;

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

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Yorkshire Dales.

Spacious family-friendly and dog-friendly holiday barn with wonderful countryside views out to the Three Peaks, close to the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Price range from £417 to £1566 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 24 July 2018 to 28 July 2018; from 11 August 2018 to 18 August 2018; from 01 September 2018 to 08 September 2018;

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

2 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, East Devon.

Secluded 2 bedroom country cottage with meadow views, exposed wooden beams, character features and a lovely garden located by the Blackdown Hills in Devon with the Jurassic Coast close by, both family-friendly and dog-friendly.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £350 to £875 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 17 August 2018 to 18 August 2018;

The Manor House, Ludlow, Shropshire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

Spacious high quality 6 bedroom holiday house near Ludlow with games room with pool table and air hockey plus grass tennis court, private 6-hole golf course, children's play area with swings, slide, a trampoline, rope swing and zip wire, tree house and extensive gardens.

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

Price range from £999 to £2100 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 31 August 2018 to 10 September 2018; from 25 September 2018 to 05 October 2018; from 08 October 2018 to 26 October 2018;

Braunton Farmhouse, Braunton, Devon, England

5 bedroom Large Farmhouse, West Country.

Large 5 bedroom rural retreat with tranquil country views, sleeping up to 10 people in stylish and comfortable accommodation, just a short drive from the beautiful North Devon coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £795 to £2350 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 22 July 2018 to 27 July 2018;
Late availability: from 22 July 2018 to 27 July 2018;

The Miller's Cottage at Hele Bay, Ilfracombe, Devon, England

2 bedroom Waterside Cottage, South West.

Charming two bedroom stone-built holiday cottage, part of a historic Watermill, with stream views and a location just a few minutes walk from Hele Bay beach and only a mile from Ilfracombe, this is a great place for a coastal self-catering holiday and is dog-friendly and family-friendly.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300.00 to £780.00 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 29 August 2018 to 19 October 2018; from 23 October 2018 to 17 November 2018;

Old Sheep Shed Rural Retreat near Shrewsbury, Alberbury, Shropshire, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Heart of England - Shropshire.

Good quality 3 bedroom barn-conversion set on an arable farm near to the Shropshire Hills and Offa's Dyke Path, with a hot tub, sauna and games area with a full-size pool table on offer here, this is a great place for a relaxing countryside holiday with friends and/or family, less than 10 miles from Shrewsbury.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £620 to £1118 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 01 September 2018 to 21 September 2018; from 24 September 2018 to 29 September 2018; from 13 October 2018 to 27 October 2018;

Smokeham Farm, West Bagborough, Somerset, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Fantastic large holiday house for groups of up to 20 friends or family, complete with games room, warm bubbly hot tub, luxurious interior and countryside views, set in the Quantock Hills just 20 minutes' drive from the coast.

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

Price range from £3680 to £5980 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 20 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 23 July 2018 to 26 July 2018; from 29 July 2018 to 03 August 2018; from 19 August 2018 to 24 August 2018;

Yeka Cottage at Woodcroft Farm, Frosterley, Durham, England

2 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, Northern England.

Four star rated holiday cottage located on a working farm in a very peaceful and private position providing open-plan and spacious accommodation all on one level with a private walled garden and stunning views of the surrounding fields.

Price range from £250 to £495 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 23 July 2018 to 03 August 2018; from 31 August 2018 to 07 September 2018;

Wellgarth Family Cottage, Newby, Penrith, Cumbria, England

4 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, The Lake District and Cumbria.

Four bedroom Cumbrian cottage, located in the scenic Eden Valley, close to Appleby, Penrith and Ullswater.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £331 to £745 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 04 August 2018 to 11 August 2018; from 01 September 2018 to 08 September 2018; from 12 September 2018 to 20 October 2018;

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

3 bedroom Cottage, East Devon.

Three bedroom character cottage, both family-friendly and pet-friendly, with own garden in a peaceful location by the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with the Jurassic coast just a short drive away.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £350 to £875 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 18 August 2018 to 01 September 2018;
Late availability: from 18 August 2018 to 01 September 2018;

Hidden Valley Country House near Bath, Box, Wiltshire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Superb 6 bedroom country house with beautiful stylish interior and fantastic outdoor swimming pool, nestled by private woodlands, just 10 minutes’ drive from the historical spa city of Bath.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Outdoor swimming pool in the gardens. Open March to September only ).

Price range from £1850 to £3150 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 06 August 2018 to 24 August 2018; from 27 August 2018 to 05 October 2018;

The Lawns Luxury Apartment in Devon/Beautiful South Hams, Kingsbridge, Devon, England

2 bedroom Apartment, West Country.

Luxurious 5 star rated 2 bedroom holiday apartment located on the Colmer Estate in Devon where the excellent shared leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, an outdoor pool, fishing lake, gym and extensive gardens.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Two pools both heated indoor pool feet from the apartment heated all year also huge outdoor heated pool), tennis court, games room.

Price range from £590 to £1450 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Late availability: from 25 August 2018 to 01 September 2018;

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)

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 31 August 2018 to 03 September 2018; from 17 September 2018 to 21 September 2018; from 15 October 2018 to 29 October 2018;

Beeson Farm Holiday Cottages South Devon, Kingsbridge, Devon, England

11 bedroom Cottage Complex, South Hams.

Award winning farm holiday cottages set within a peaceful Devonshire valley within an area of outstanding natural beauty, featured and recommended by the Guardian, Express and Observer.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £295 to £1050 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 22 people in 11 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 12
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 10 August 2018 to 17 August 2018; from 07 September 2018 to 28 September 2018;
Late availability: from 10 August 2018 to 17 August 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 04 August 2018 to 15 September 2018; from 29 September 2018 to 06 October 2018; from 13 October 2018 to 04 May 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 22 July 2018 to 31 August 2018; from 17 August 2018 to 20 August 2018;
Late availability: from 22 July 2018 to 31 August 2018;

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 23 July 2018 to 28 July 2018; from 25 August 2018 to 03 September 2018; from 15 September 2018 to 26 September 2018;

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