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.

829 properties match your search for Country Cottages for family holidays
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Bay Dream Modern Pet-Friendly Cottage, North York Moors & Coast, Filey, Yorkshire, England

2 bedroom Cottage, North England.

High quality 2 bedroom dog-friendly holiday cottage with own garden situated just 3 miles from Filey on the North Yorkshire coast and close to the North York Moors National Park, located on a holiday development where guests benefit from access to excellent shared leisure facilities on site including an indoor swimming pool, gym and sauna.

Special features: pool (), tennis court.

Price range from £265 to £545 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 02 September 2018 to 07 September 2018; from 21 September 2018 to 28 September 2018; from 05 October 2018 to 13 October 2018;

Trainer's Country House, Malton, Yorkshire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Near the Howardian Hills AONB.

Escape for a relaxing holiday with friends or family to this superb 6 bedroom country house with a stylish modern interior and private indoor heated swimming pool, nestled next to pastures and woodlands in a rural hamlet close to Malton in Yorkshire and conveniently near to the Howardian Hills and North York Moors National Park.

Special features: pool ().

Price range from £1485 to £2966 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 31 August 2018 to 07 September 2018; from 17 September 2018 to 21 September 2018; from 01 October 2018 to 19 October 2018;

Hoath Country House, High Weald AONB, Chiddingstone, Kent, England

7 bedroom Medieval Manor House, South of England.

Searching for an impressive historical country house in Kent? If so this 7 bedroom manor house could be perfect for your party, special event or special holiday, with a games room with snooker table and grand piano plus beautifully presented extensive gardens with tennis courts, this is a great place for large groups of up to 26 friends or family to holiday altogether.

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

Price range from £1595 to £3995 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 26 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 23 July 2018 to 27 July 2018; from 07 August 2018 to 10 August 2018; from 20 August 2018 to 24 August 2018;

Shillings Cottage, Hemyock, Devon, England

1 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, South West.

Lovely romantic retreat for two with charm, character and valley views, situated in the Blackdown Hills in Devon and benefiting from access to the owner's outdoor heated swimming pool.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Next to cottage).

Price range from £325 to £625 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 27 August 2018 to 27 December 2018;

Shepherd's Hut Barn, rural Dorset, Winterborne Whitechurch, Dorset, England

3 bedroom Holiday Barn, West Country.

Want to stay somewhere with tranquil rural views over fields and pastures where you can relax and unwind in Dorset? This 3 bedroom family-friendly and dog-friendly ban could be perfect, close to Thomas Hardy's Country and within reach of Dorset's Jurassic Coast for day trips.

Price range from £394 to £989 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 31 August 2018 to 14 September 2018; from 15 October 2018 to 26 October 2018; from 11 November 2018 to 16 November 2018;

Rhoslwyn , Bwlch-Llan, Ceredigion, Wales

2 bedroom Rural Retreat, Mid Wales.

This charming 2 bedroom country cottage could be perfect for a small family with up to 2 pet dogs looking to enjoy a rural retreat break in beautiful Mid Wales, situated close to excellent walking and cycling country, with views of fields and the Cambrian Mountains in the distance, this is a fantastic rural retreat which is conveniently located just 10 miles from Lampeter.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £295.00 to £510.00 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 12 August 2018 to 18 August 2018;
Late availability: from 11 August 2018 to 18 August 2018;

Driftwood Coastal Cottage, South Coast, Milford-on-Sea, Hampshire, England

3 bedroom Cottage, South Coast.

Light bright and airy family-friendly cottage with private lawned garden situated in the tranquil village of Milford on Sea, just 3 miles from Lymington and within easy reach of the New Forest National Park.

Price range from £327 to £872 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 28 September 2018 to 05 October 2018; from 23 November 2018 to 14 December 2018; from 21 December 2018 to 22 December 2018;

Etland Barn near the Lake District National Park, Preston Patrick, Cumbria, England

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

Large 6 bedroom family-friendly and pet-friendly barn conversion with a modern and stylish interior, set in a tranquil rural hamlet next to lovely countryside close to Kendal in the Lake District National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £890 to £1897 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 13 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 01 September 2018 to 06 October 2018; from 12 October 2018 to 20 October 2018; from 03 November 2018 to 16 November 2018;

Hillymouth Country Cottage near Lee, Ilfracombe, Devon, England

2 bedroom Holiday Apartment, Devon.

Looking for a sleeps 4 to 6 holiday cottage in the beautiful Devon countryside but want to be within easy reach of the stunning Devon coast? .

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £297 to £734 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 17 August 2018 to 24 August 2018; from 07 September 2018 to 21 September 2018;

Rosewall Cottage, Halsetown, Cornwall, England

2 bedroom Country Cottage, West Country.

Homely 2 bedroom country cottage conveniently close to the coast and just a short drive from the coastal town of St Ives and a choice of beautiful beaches.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £296 to £881 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 15 September 2018 to 27 October 2018;

Yr Hen Festri Unique Holiday House, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales

3 bedroom Holiday Chapel Conversion/Former Vestry, North Wales and Cheshire.

Unique holiday home, formerly a Vestry and now a slick 3 bedroom holiday cottage with beautiful exposed wooden beams, situated close to the Isle of Anglesey and Snowdonia National Park, and complete with warm bubbly hot tub for relaxing holidays.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £421 to £834 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 22 July 2018 to 23 July 2018; from 10 August 2018 to 17 August 2018; from 31 August 2018 to 14 September 2018;

Caban Iwrch, Llanwddyn, Powys, Wales

3 bedroom Log Cabin, Mid Wales.

Idyllic traditional log cabin set at the foot of the Berwyn mountain range in glorious open countryside with a large hot tub, private veranda and barbeque, perfectly located to try a number of outdoor pursuits such as mountain biking, hiking and white water rafting.

Special features: free internet access, indoor hot tub, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £240 to £1200 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Special Offer: from 21 July 2018 to 07 September 2018;
Late availability: from 06 August 2018 to 31 August 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 21 July 2018 to 27 July 2018; from 07 September 2018 to 28 September 2018;
Late availability: from 21 July 2018 to 27 July 2018;

Schoolhouse Apartment near the Shropshire Hills, Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, England

2 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Heart of England.

This is a smart well presented holiday apartment which sleeps up to 4 in Bishop's Castle, with an outdoor hot tub and shared use of a tennis court, this could be a great base for a relaxing holiday, the Shropshire Way, Ludlow and the South Shropshire Hills are within easy reach.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £348 to £597 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 30 July 2018 to 03 August 2018; from 24 August 2018 to 31 August 2018; from 07 September 2018 to 21 September 2018;

Incleborough House luxury self catering, Cromer, Norfolk, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, North Norfolk coast.

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 outdoor hot tub and 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.

Price range from £2995 to £6595 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 16 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Special Offer: from 21 July 2018 to 27 July 2018;
Late availability: from 21 July 2018 to 23 July 2018;

Millgrove House, Taunton, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Quantocks.

Secluded 5 star rated six bedroom country retreat in the West Country with swimming pool, enclosed garden and outdoor children's play area, sleeping a group of 12 family or friends (hen-do and stag-do bookings welcome).

Special features: free internet access, pool (In garden under Cover), games room.

Price range from £1000 to £4500 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 27 August 2018 to 31 August 2018; from 03 September 2018 to 07 September 2018; from 10 September 2018 to 14 September 2018;

Higher Burrow Farmhouse, Kingsbury Episcopi, Somerset, England

7 bedroom Large Country Holiday Home, West Country.

Large 7 bedroom country house with the wow-factor in Somerset, enjoy country views and luxurious spacious accommodation with a country twist, as well as a beautiful garden and 2 private outdoor hot tubs, just 18 miles from Glastonbury.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £2580 to £4280 per week
Sleeps from 15 to 17 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 22 July 2018 to 26 July 2018; from 31 July 2018 to 06 August 2018; from 13 August 2018 to 17 August 2018;

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 03 September 2018 to 10 September 2018; from 13 September 2018 to 22 October 2018; from 26 October 2018 to 29 October 2018;

Bridleways Country Cottage, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Ingleton, Yorkshire, England

2 bedroom Stone-Built Holiday Cottage, Forest of Bowland.

Quaint and charming 2 bedroom Yorkshire country cottage with cosy interior and beautiful gardens, located just 2 miles from Ingleton and very near to the inspirational landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the lush greenery of the Forest of Bowland.

Price range from £295 to £571 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 17 August 2018 to 24 August 2018; from 07 September 2018 to 14 September 2018; from 28 September 2018 to 05 October 2018;

Park House at Cossington Park, Cossington, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Country Holiday Home, Near the Quantocks & the Mendips and Exmoor.

Whatever the occasion, this fantastic 6 bedroom holiday house at Cossington Park is bound to appeal, for special celebrations or holidays with large groups of friends or family, this welcoming and spacious holiday home with shared access to a children’s play area with wooden fort and swing and beautiful gardens has plenty to recommend it.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1591 to £5781 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 19 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 23 July 2018 to 27 July 2018; from 30 July 2018 to 04 August 2018; from 24 August 2018 to 07 September 2018;

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