Family-Friendly Country Cottages for family holidays

Book a country cottage for your summer holiday to make the most of Britain's green and refreshing countryside. Let the children climb trees, learn about nature, farms and have some freedom.

There may be safe cycle paths for family bike rides, a garden with a barbecue for family enjoyment. Self catering is the most economical form of holiday for families.  A  cottage that sleep six is a popular family size but large cottages that sleep family groups of 14 or more are also available..

Find a lovely country cottage on the list below and start planning for that family break in the country.

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Upper Court, Kemerton, Gloucestershire, England

12 bedroom Cottage Complex, Cotswolds.

A collection of five Cotswold country cottages with charm and character located in extensive gardens within the grounds of an impressive Georgian Manor House.

Special features: free internet access, pool (outdoor, covered), tennis court, games room.

Price range from £1600 to £3208 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 28 people in 12 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 24 April 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 07 May 2018 to 11 May 2018; from 13 May 2018 to 25 May 2018;

phone 01386 725589 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Seaview Coastal Cottage, Moelfre, Anglesey, Wales

3 bedroom Coastal Cottage, North Wales and Cheshire.

Pet-friendly coastal holiday cottage with views out over the nearby countryside to the sea, could be perfect for a holiday with family or friends on the Isle of Anglesey.

Price range from £332 to £808 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 09 November 2018 to 11 January 2019; from 18 January 2019 to 23 August 2019;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Forge, Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Escape for a relaxing holiday in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to the Forge, a charming sleeps 4 cottage (one king-size in main bedroom, one double sofa bed in the lounge and z bed in back room) that is ideal for a romantic break or small family holiday, situated close to Bishop’s Castle in an excellent area for walking, cycling, mountain biking, bird watching and fishing.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300 to £400 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 23 April 2018 to 31 May 2018;

phone 01588 680511 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Park Cottage at Cossington Park, Cossington, Somerset, England

3 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, Near the Quantocks and Mendips and Exmoor.

Get away for a relaxing break at this lovely 3 bedroom luxurious holiday cottage, set within the beautiful grounds of Cossington Park, close to the Polden Hills and Somerset Levels, and just 20 minutes’ drive from Burnham on Sea on the coast, with its own private cottage garden plus shared access to children’s play facilities (swing and wooden play-fort) along with access to a table tennis room, this is a great place to stay for families or up to 6 friends.

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

Price range from £1030 to £2599 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 24 April 2018 to 27 April 2018; from 30 April 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 07 May 2018 to 14 May 2018;

phone 0800 043 3468 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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 24 April 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 18 May 2018 to 21 May 2018; from 04 June 2018 to 08 June 2018;

phone 015242 41828 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Stables, Boston, Lincolnshire, England

3 bedroom Farm Cottage, Lincolnshire Fens.

Gold award winning luxurious 3 bedroom holiday cottage on a family-run working farm within the beautiful Lincolnshire Fens, this property has level-access throughout the inside and there is a level access carpark on site.

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

Price range from £795 to £850 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 24 April 2018 to 29 April 2018; from 08 May 2018 to 18 May 2018; from 21 May 2018 to 25 May 2018;

phone 01205290840 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Coach House, Earlswood, Warwickshire, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Heart of England.

Beautiful 2 bedroom rural retreat with wooden beams, own garden and ample rustic charm in a great location for discovering Warwick and Shakespeare's Country close by.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300 to £570 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 21 May 2018 to 12 July 2018; from 22 July 2018 to 02 August 2018;

phone 01564 700042 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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 23 April 2018 to 30 April 2018;

phone 01787 211 115 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Barlowenath, Marazion, Cornwall, England

3 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, West Country.

Pretty 3 bedroom country cottage in idyllic Cornish village, pet-friendly and very close to the beautiful West Cornwall coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £265 to £475 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 05 May 2018 to 30 June 2018; from 07 July 2018 to 04 August 2018; from 11 August 2018 to 17 November 2018;

phone 01736 710409 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Stables Parkgate Holiday Barn, 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
Next availability:
from 24 April 2018 to 30 April 2018; from 07 May 2018 to 11 May 2018; from 14 May 2018 to 25 May 2018;

phone 01271 377432 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Edward's Cottage at Downlands Farm, Priors Dean, Hampshire, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, The Hampshire Downs.

Beautiful pet-friendly 3 bedroom barn conversion with lush valley views and an idyllic setting within the South Downs National Park, just 20 miles from Winchester and within an hour's drive of the coast and West Wittering's award winning sandy beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £600 to £1000 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 24 April 2018 to 27 April 2018; from 30 April 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 10 May 2018 to 11 May 2018;

phone 01730827666 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Castle Menzies Farm Holiday Cottages, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottages, Highland Perthshire.

A collection of five unique country cottages, each with its own private garden, located within the stunning scenery of the Upper Tay Valley in Highland Perthshire.

Special features: tennis court.

Price range from £535 to £750 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4 star)


Late availability: from 23 April 2018 to 28 April 2018;

phone 01887 820260 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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 24 April 2018 to 01 May 2018; from 05 May 2018 to 19 May 2018; from 02 June 2018 to 23 June 2018;


Special Offer: from 23 April 2018 to 28 April 2018; from 28 April 2018 to 05 May 2018;

phone 01404 861173 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Glebe Barn, Shropshire Hills, Caynham, Shropshire, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Heart of England.

Spacious and roomy 3 bedroom barn conversion sleeping up to 7 in Caynham close to Ludlow, with warmth, character and original features this is a great place to stay close to the Long Mynd Hills, Iron Bridge and Church Stretton.

Price range from £374 to £891 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 7 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 24 April 2018 to 27 April 2018; from 14 May 2018 to 26 May 2018; from 30 May 2018 to 08 June 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Shipton Cottage, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England

3 bedroom Luxury Cottage, Cotswolds.

With plenty of character and luxurious touches, this 5 star rated 3 en-suite bedroom Cotswold cottage is something special, outside the mature gardens with lawn, rose and borders add to the appeal, there is also the added luxury of a shared indoor heated swimming pool on site where you can relax, unwind and feel refreshed.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Bruern Holiday Cottages has a shared indoor heated swimming pool on site.), games room, Gold Award Winning Cottage, Silver Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1092 to £3549 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 27 April 2018 to 29 April 2018; from 03 May 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 19 May 2018 to 26 May 2018;

phone 01993 830415 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cosy, Beautiful 5* Cottage in amazing rural location with Free WiFi, Games room, Hereford, Herefordshire, England

4 bedroom Rural Retreat, Heart of England.

5 star rated gold award winning luxury cottage with a traditonal yet modern feel set in rolling countryside with private enclosed gardens and amazing views over rural farmland yet just 15 minutes' drive from Hereford.

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

Price range from £900 to £2150 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Special Offer: from 23 April 2018 to 26 April 2018;
Late availability: from 23 April 2018 to 31 May 2018;

phone 078877 14973 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Higher Menadew Farm Cottages, St Austell, Cornwall, England

3 bedroom Cottage Complex, South Coast.

A collection of 4 and 5 star gold award winning holiday cottages set in the Cornish countryside with excellent leisure facilities on site including a heated indoor swimming pool, well located for visiting the Eden Project, the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the coast.

Special features: free internet access, pool (On Site), games room, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £350 to £1600 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 23 April 2018 to 26 May 2018;
Late availability: from 23 April 2018 to 26 May 2018;

phone 01726 850 310 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Dairy Cottage Wheel Farm, Combe Martin, Devon, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, West Country.

Welcoming family-friendly and pet-friendly 2 bedroom cottage, part of the Wheel Farm development where fantastic onsite leisure facilities include an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis court and kiddies' play facilities, just a short drive from the beautiful North Devon coast.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court.

Price range from £295 to £895 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 24 April 2018 to 28 May 2018; from 04 June 2018 to 27 July 2018;

phone 01271 377432 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Stone Barn, Holsworthy, Devon, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, West Devon.

Luxurious five bedroom eco-friendly barn conversion with private enclosed garden and easy access to award winning nature trails (Devon Wildlife Trust gold award winning nature trails), this high quality holiday property is both family-friendly and dog-friendly.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £600 to £2350 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 23 April 2018 to 29 April 2018;
Late availability: from 23 April 2018 to 03 May 2018;

phone 01409253093 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Treehouse, Taunton, Somerset, England

2 bedroom Unusual Self Catering, South West.

The Treehouse is a dream holiday home, nestled by the trees, this unique property is guaranteed to provide a memorable holiday and with a luxurious interior and an outdoor hot tub a stay here could be just magical.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Shared use of an indoor swimming pool), outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £690 to £1395 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 14 May 2018 to 18 May 2018; from 25 May 2018 to 01 June 2018; from 08 June 2018 to 15 June 2018;

phone 01823 431622 emailClick here to email owner more info >