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.

815 properties match your search for Country Cottages for family holidays

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Turnberry Holiday Lodge, Dailly, Ayrshire, Scotland

4 bedroom Cottage, Scotland - Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway.

Smart 4 bedroom holiday lodge with countryside views, located on a leisure park with access to fantastic shared leisure facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, gym and games room, ideal for a relaxing holiday in Ayrshire.

Special features: pool (), games room, sauna.

Price range from £306 to £669 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 06 October 2018 to 13 October 2018; from 03 November 2018 to 22 December 2018; from 27 December 2018 to 30 March 2019;

Barnfield Holiday Cottage, Bratton Fleming, Devon, England

4 bedroom Thatched Cottage, North Devon.

Barnfield is a large, thatched 17th Century Devon longhouse (Grade I listed) on the edge of a small village on the fringes of Exmoor.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £685 to £1865 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 19 September 2018 to 22 September 2018; from 29 September 2018 to 12 October 2018; from 15 October 2018 to 19 October 2018;

Faith's Cottage, Longwitton, Northumberland, England

4 bedroom Rural Retreat, North England.

Four bedroom rural retreat set in large gardens next to idyllic countryside close to the Northumberland National Park and the Coquet valley, boasting fabulous views out to the Simonside Hills.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £477 to £1100 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 16 November 2018 to 23 November 2018; from 26 November 2018 to 07 December 2018; from 29 December 2018 to 07 February 2019;

Sedona, Glendevon, Perthshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Log Cabin, Perthshire.

High quality holiday lodge set on a holiday park, next to woodland, close to Loch Leven and within a half hour drive of both Perth and Stirling.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £389 to £1055 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 19 September 2018 to 22 September 2018; from 10 November 2018 to 22 December 2018; from 26 December 2018 to 10 September 2019;

Apple TreeHouse, Halse, Somerset, England

3 bedroom Holiday Treehouse, West Country.

Unique 3 bedroom self-catering tree house, sleeping up to 6 people in luxurious accommodation, complete with decked balcony with superb countryside views and an inviting warm bubbly hot tub, experience self-catering bliss in the West Country.

Special features: pool (), outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £895 to £1865 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 24 September 2018 to 28 September 2018; from 01 October 2018 to 05 October 2018; from 08 October 2018 to 12 October 2018;

Outlook Dogs-welcome Cottage, West Country, Stratton, Cornwall, England

2 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

Escape for a relaxing coastal cottage break to this homely 2 bedroom pet-friendly cottage, situated just 2 miles from the beautiful North Cornwall coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £290 to £734 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 20 October 2018 to 27 October 2018;

The Gothic Church, East Horrington, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Fabulous unique holiday home with stunning original features combined with modern stylish interiors as well as a relaxing hot tub, this is a truly special place to stay.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £2160 to £4000 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 21 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 19 September 2018 to 21 September 2018; from 23 September 2018 to 28 September 2018; from 30 September 2018 to 05 October 2018;

Lavender Barn, Halse, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Barn Conversion, Exmoor.

Large high quality barn conversion with a setting next to fields just on the edge of a conservation village in Somerset, with a games room, private hot tub and access to a heated indoor swimming pool Lavendar Barn is a truly wonderful holiday home, and what's more it's gold-award winning.

Special features: free internet access, pool (the pool is shared with 2 nearby holiday cottages), games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1750 to £3950 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 19 September 2018 to 21 September 2018; from 28 September 2018 to 05 October 2018; from 15 October 2018 to 19 October 2018;

Elegant Retreat, Bexhill on Sea, Sussex, England

2 bedroom Cottage Apartment, Near High Weald AONB and the East Sussex Coast.

Attractive apartment ideal for couples and small families, this coastal property is found in the heart of Bexhill-on-Sea and a range of activities and attractions are within walking distance, for days out the historic town of Hastings is just a few miles away, as is the High Weald AONB and the lively seaside resort town of Eastbourne is just half an hour's drive away.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £390 to £1560 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 22 September 2018 to 25 September 2018; from 28 September 2018 to 01 October 2018; from 05 October 2018 to 13 October 2018;

Braefoot, Woolacombe, Devon, England

2 bedroom Rural Country Cottage, West Country.

2 bedroom holiday cottage with a patio with wonderful country views, part of a small collection of cottages set in 4 acres of grounds in the North Devon countryside where there are fishing lakes on site and a children's play area with swings and slide, just 7 miles from Woolacombe beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1725 to £3250 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 21 September 2018 to 05 October 2018; from 08 October 2018 to 26 October 2018; from 02 November 2018 to 24 May 2019;

Corffe House, Barnstaple, Devon, England

8 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Beautiful 8 bedroom Grade II listed country house, set within beautiful gardens close to Barnstaple, complete with cinema room/games room and enjoying access to an indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub and tennis court, ideal for big groups of friends or family looking to celebrate or holiday in style.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Within grounds of Corffe Cottages), tennis court, games room, indoor hot tub.

Price range from £4250 to £6950 per week
Sleeps from 16 to 20 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 8
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 19 September 2018 to 21 September 2018; from 23 September 2018 to 28 September 2018; from 01 October 2018 to 05 October 2018;

Sea Views Cottage, Normans Bay, Sussex, England

2 bedroom Coastal Cottage, Near High Weald AONB and the East Sussex Coast.

Charming coastal cottage situated close to Normans Bay and the scenic Sussex countryside and boasting some superb sea views from the king-size double bedroom, pebbled Normans Bay beach is within easy reach and the Pevensey Levels are close by, as are many other great places worth visiting such as historic Hastings and Brighton which are both within a half hour drive.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £330 to £1310 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 06 October 2018 to 21 October 2018; from 27 October 2018 to 02 February 2019;

Raceside Farmhouse, Lake District National Park, , Kirksanton, Cumbria, England

5 bedroom Cottage, Lake District National Park.

Lovely rural retreat close to Lake District National Park.

Price range from £622 to £1283 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 18 September 2018 to 29 September 2018;

Gooseham Mill House, Gooseham, Cornwall, England

4 bedroom Rural Retreat, West Country.

Idyllic 4 bedroom rural retreat, set near a stream within a nature reserve within the Hartland Cornwall Heritage Coast Area, just 1 mile from the local beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £850 to £2300 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 7 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 19 September 2018 to 27 October 2018; from 03 November 2018 to 16 February 2019; from 23 February 2019 to 13 April 2019;

Spennithorne Cottage, Fakenham, Norfolk, England

2 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia.

For a truly special rural retreat, take a look at Spennithorne Cottage, gold award winning and 4 star rated with uninterrupted countryside views, this East Anglian holiday home has plenty to recommend it.

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

Price range from £440 to £775 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 29 September 2018 to 06 October 2018; from 11 October 2018 to 15 October 2018; from 26 October 2018 to 27 October 2018;

Clouds Hill Holiday Home with Gym and Pool, Almondbury, Yorkshire, England

5 bedroom Modern Country House, Yorkshire Dales - Bronte Country.

Fabulous large holiday house with 5 bedrooms, ideal for large groups of friends or family, complete with stylish interior plus an indoor heated swimming pool and gym for relaxing holidays near the Peak District National Park.

Special features: free internet access, pool ().

Price range from £1085 to £2662 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Late availability: from 18 September 2018 to 29 September 2018;

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 £10000 to £0 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4 star)
Next availability:
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Hafod Grove, Moylegrove, Pembrokeshire, Wales

10 bedroom Small Country Estate, Pembrokeshire National Coastal Park.

For a fantastic holiday by the coast, Hafod Grove with its 7 bedrooms could be just perfect, this family-friendly and pet-friendly large holiday cottage stands in over half an acre of gardens and with breathtaking sea views is just a short walk from Ceibwr Bay and the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, this holiday home is the stuff of dreams and for larger groups Hafod Villa 3 bed cottage can also be rented by arrangement.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1425 to £3425 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 26 people in 10 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 18 September 2018 to 19 October 2018;
Late availability: from 18 September 2018 to 18 October 2018;

Rower Fort, Honiton, Devon, England

8 bedroom Castle, West Country 2.25 hours from London.

Unique Devonshire fairytale tower house with 8 bedrooms, with a location within 12 acres of gardens and grounds, a hot tub and indoor heated swimming pool, this is a very special place to stay.

Special features: free internet access, pool (In a barn conversion.), outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £3850 to £5750 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 16 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 19 October 2018 to 26 October 2018;
Late availability: from 19 October 2018 to 26 October 2018;

The Barn, Worcester , Worcestershire, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, South Worcestershire.

Wonderful rural barn conversion with fantastic views out to the Malvern Hills, situated within its own private fenced garden on a small holding and surrounded by glorious Worcestershire countryside, both family-friendly and dog-friendly.

Special features: tennis court.

Price range from £330 to £570 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 21 September 2018 to 04 October 2018; from 08 October 2018 to 13 October 2018; from 17 November 2018 to 07 December 2018;

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