Country Cottages for a peaceful self catering holiday in a beautiful part of the UK


country cottagesFind the perfect country cottage for a peaceful rural self catering break surrounded by peaceful countryside and good views, where you can go for gentle strolls and feel as free as a bird.

We offer an excellent selection of high quality country cottages in the UK to suit all types of groups, from a country cottage for 2  and family country cottages to big country cottages and even larger mansions to rent in the country.

There are popular holiday destinations such as the south west of England, perhaps opt for a country cottage in Cornwall or somewhere more remote in the north of Scotland where you can find solitude, watch golden eagles soar and spot wildlife?

Our rural areas may include national parks but we have so much green belt countryside, many of which are denoted as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Where could you have a pleasanter stay than in a country cottage in an AONB?.

Use the Cottage Search Assistant if you prefer to enter your own cottage rquirements or have special requirements, e.g. pet friendly country cottages, a small cottage in the country, or a thatched country cottage holiday. Certain areas tend to have a greater percentage of thatched country cottages - Devon and Suffolk are two good rural counties to begin your search, both have acres of wide open countryside and farmland.

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The following pages may help you identify the loveliest rural cottages and self-catering retreats:

English country cottages, Scottish country cottages, Welsh country cottages, Irish country cottages

Pet friendly country cottages, country cottages for 2, country cottages for 4

 

Click on any cottages you can see listed here and read about their setting, whether it is on a farm, set in a secluded country lane, on a hill top or on the coast.

 

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Garden Cottage, Peak District, Kirk Ireton, Derbyshire, England

1 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, Peak District.

Delightful one bedroom rural retreat featuring neutral calming tones and a very comfortable interior, ideal for a couple looking to enjoy a tranquil romantic break nestled by the beautiful Derbyshire rolling countryside and within the Peak District National Park.

Price range from £310 to £533 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 22 June 2018 to 23 June 2018; from 30 June 2018 to 02 July 2018; from 07 July 2018 to 09 July 2018;

Edingtonhill House, Berwick on Tweed, Berwickshire, Scotland

7 bedroom Large Country House, Scottish Borders.

Edingtonhill House is a high quality 7 bedroom Scottish holiday home offering luxurious accommodation in the heart of the borders of Scotland, with an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and children's play area as well as a fantastic country location, this house really does have it all.

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

Price range from £3895 to £4895 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 22 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 21 June 2018 to 22 June 2018; from 24 June 2018 to 29 June 2018; from 11 July 2018 to 14 July 2018;

Gallivans Family-Friendly Cottage, Caherdaniel, Kerry, Ireland

4 bedroom , Ireland - County Kerry.

High quality 4 bedroom Irish country cottage with a hillside setting and lovely countryside views out to the coast, situated along the renowned Ring of Kerry.

Price range from £282 to £702 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 9 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
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The Owlery, Dartmouth, Devon, England

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, West Country.

A detached stone holiday cottage for two with a cosy woodburner, a Jacuzzi bath and a private garden with pretty views over the valley and orchard, perfect for romantic breaks and set in twenty acres of conservation valley and woodlands.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £395 to £595 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 06 July 2018 to 13 July 2018;
Late availability: from 13 July 2018 to 13 September 2018;

Tyddyn Goronwy Beach Cottage, Coastal Snowdonia, Talybont, Gwynedd, Wales

6 bedroom Farmhouse, Snowdonia National Park.

Stunning holiday farmhouse with 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, beautiful gardens and impressive sea and mountain views and with a location within the coastal area of Snowdonia National Park, this is a fantastic high quality spacious holiday home which is ideal for groups of friends or family looking to holiday close to the seaside and is just 10 minutes walk from the local award winning beach.

Special features: free internet access, pool (use of indoor pool at owners nearby caravan park between March and November).

Price range from £600 to £2250 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 10 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 30 June 2018 to 07 July 2018; from 25 August 2018 to 08 September 2018; from 15 September 2018 to 18 September 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


Late availability: from 12 August 2018 to 18 August 2018;

Moonrise Lodges, Priest Weston, Shropshire, England

2 bedroom bungalow, Shropshire Hills.

Stylish wooden holiday lodges, each with wonderful country views and a private hot tub, set on a farm by the England and Wales border and Shropshire Hills, just 19 miles from Shrewsbury.

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

Price range from £430 to £810 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 22 June 2018 to 27 June 2018; from 03 July 2018 to 06 July 2018; from 09 July 2018 to 13 July 2018;

Aberfoyle Apartment, Aberfoyle, Stirlingshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage Apartment, Scotland.

Get away and discover the beauty and charm of Stirlingshire with a stay in this welcoming holiday apartment.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £245 to £457 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (2)
Next availability:
from 23 June 2018 to 01 July 2018; from 05 July 2018 to 09 July 2018; from 11 July 2018 to 14 July 2018;

Oak Cottage, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Home Counties.

Charming 2 bedroom holiday cottage with exposed wooden beams and private garden, situated close to the centre of Wallingford near Oxford.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £450 to £700 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 21 June 2018 to 05 July 2018; from 09 July 2018 to 22 July 2018; from 29 July 2018 to 05 August 2018;

Oyster Catcher Dogs-welcome Cottage, Southern Scotland, Southerness, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage, South West Scotland.

This is an outstanding 2 bedroom holiday home with an attractive garden and an outstanding setting right by the beach in the village of Southerness, enjoy sea views all day long with a stay at this very special dog-friendly holiday cottage.

Price range from £266 to £572 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 01 December 2018 to 08 December 2018; from 15 December 2018 to 22 December 2018; from 05 January 2019 to 12 January 2019;

Owl Barn, Leominster, Herefordshire, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

Idyllic barn conversion which benefits from a number of stunning features such as vaulted ceilings and wooden beams and also has a large garden where you can enjoy fantastic countryside views, nestled deep in the Herefordshire countryside yet only 5 mile from Leominster.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1200 to £2500 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 11 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 02 July 2018 to 06 July 2018; from 09 July 2018 to 13 July 2018; from 16 July 2018 to 20 July 2018;

Dobbie's Barn, Spaxton, Somerset, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, The Quantock Hills.

Fantastic rural retreat, this high quality dog-friendly barn conversion is set within half an acre of grounds and enjoys stunning countryside views and is within reach of the North Somerset Coast and Exmoor National Park for days out.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £250 to £650 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 22 June 2018 to 30 June 2018; from 30 July 2018 to 29 August 2018;

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.

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 30 June 2018 to 14 July 2018; from 04 August 2018 to 11 August 2018; from 18 August 2018 to 25 August 2018;

Lake View Holiday Barn, Crediton, Devon, England

3 bedroom Converted Barn, West Country.

With a lake view as well as stunning countryside views out to Dartmoor National Park, this 3 bedroom barn conversion features a modern interior and is conveniently located for the Tarka Trail, visiting Exeter and exploring this gorgeous area of rural Devon.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £312 to £773 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 21 June 2018 to 22 June 2018; from 09 July 2018 to 13 July 2018; from 20 July 2018 to 21 July 2018;

Caban y Berwyn, Llanwddyn, Powys, Wales

3 bedroom Log Cabin, Mid Wales.

Fantastic Welsh log cabin set in a unique position close to the Berwyn Mountains with wonderful countryside views along with a warm bubbly hot tub.

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

Price range from £380 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)
Next availability:
from 25 June 2018 to 29 June 2018; from 03 July 2018 to 07 July 2018; from 13 July 2018 to 10 August 2018;


Special Offer: from 20 June 2018 to 29 June 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


Special Offer: from 20 June 2018 to 20 June 2018;
Late availability: from 20 June 2018 to 20 June 2018;

Chilcotts Barn, Taunton, Somerset, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Blackdown Hills.

Luxurious family-friendly 5 star rated barn conversion with warm bubbly outdoor hot tub, country views and a location within the Blackdown Hills just 5 miles from Taunton.

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

Price range from £500 to £1300 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 02 July 2018 to 06 July 2018; from 03 September 2018 to 07 September 2018; from 05 November 2018 to 09 November 2018;

Granary Cottage, Combe Martin, Devon, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, South West.

With woodland views from some rooms, this 3 bedroom country cottage is a real treat, discover the best of coast and countryside with Combe Martin's beach just 10 minutes' drive away and Exmoor National Park also just a short drive away, although with a heated indoor swimming pool on site, as well as a sauna and a tennis court you might not want to leave at all.

Special features: pool (Shared indoor heated swimming pool at Wheel Farm Cottages), tennis court.

Price range from £425 to £1250 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 8 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 21 June 2018 to 20 July 2018; from 31 August 2018 to 02 November 2018; from 05 November 2018 to 12 July 2019;

Lakeside Barn, Crediton, Devon, England

2 bedroom Stone-Built Barn, Devon.

Breathtaking views of the surrounding farmlands and pastures along with stylish accommodation await you at this wonderful 2 bedroom rural retreat, get away from it all and treat yourself to a special holiday in Devon's Ruby Country.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £285 to £700 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Late availability: from 20 June 2018 to 22 June 2018;

Post Office Dogs-welcome Cottage, Cumbria & The Lake District, Tindale Fell, Cumbria, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Northern England.

Sleeping up to six people, this quality terraced cottage is in the hamlet of Tindale Fell, close to Brampton.

Price range from £290 to £711 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 27 July 2018 to 04 August 2018; from 15 September 2018 to 20 October 2018;

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