Self catering and country cottages in England

England

Whether you are looking for a cottage in the English countryside or by the coast there is so much to see and do in England.

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There are many beautiful areas to return to or new ones to explore on a self catering cottage holiday. England is world famous for its beautiful green countryside and pretty villages. Popular areas in England for country cottage holidays include the Cotswolds, the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the Peak District to name just a few. England also has a beautiful and diverse coastline, from the white cliffs of Dover to the sandy beaches in the South West, stunning scenery awaits you in coastal parts of England. Which part of England you are looking to visit will depend on your preferences and needs. See our area guide to find out more about holidays in the different parts of England.

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The South West of England tends to be a favourite for self catering holidays whereas beautiful areas such as Suffolk and Norfolk attract people on romantic cottage breaks. Each area of England has its own charms and attractions. Whilst on holiday remember to participate in the English pastime of drinking tea and eating cake. Wherever you go on your self catering holiday in England you will no doubt come across quaint tea shops where you can have a cream tea and take a relaxing break.

England is of course well known for elegant large country houses and English country cottages. If your budget doesn? extend to staying in a large manor house or mansion, you can nevertheless enjoy visiting one of the National Trust? or English Heritage properties on a day out. There are many quaint country cottages in England to choose from ranging from cottages for two to budget family self catering accommodation. You may even find accommodation within a national park or within an area of outstanding natural beauty. There are many options including eco friendly properties and even houseboats.

In terms of activities you can enjoy in England, these include walking, hiking, cycling and horse riding. There are usually ample opportunities for these sorts of activities in the country areas. Some also enjoy golfing and fishing. Others still enjoy shopping and general sightseeing. Do check through cottage details to find out what activities and opportunities are available nearby so you can get the best out of your self catering break. For many an important consideration is which pubs and restaurants are nearby. Owners or agencies can advise you on what attractions are near their cottage and can make recommendations about the best ones to visit to ensure you have an enjoyable cottage holiday.

642 rental properties

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James's Parlour 5 Star with shared Indoor Swimming Pool, Whitchurch, Shropshire, Heart of England , England

5 bedroom Barn Conversion

sleeps 2 - 12 guests
2 - 12
5 bedrooms
5
3 bathrooms
3
no dogs allowed
5 star

Stylish roomy 5 bedroom 3 bathroom barn conversion in rural Shropshire near Whitchurch, with access to excellent onsite leisure facilities including a pool, a sports court and a play area for toddlers.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Indoor Heated pool: Shared between the other barns, booked for your own barns use via a simple booking board system, so you have exclusive use of the pool.), tennis court, Silver Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £1750


Special Offer: from 11 February to 25 February 22
Late availability: from 11 March to 24 March 22

Buttercups Haybarn 5 Star Cottage with Indoor Pool & Toddler Play Area, Whitchurch, Shropshire, Heart of England , England

6 bedroom Farmstay Cottage

sleeps 2 - 10 guests
2 - 10
6 bedrooms
6
4 bathrooms
4
no dogs allowed
5 star

Beautiful 5 star rated, 6 bedroom rural barn conversion set on a small complex in the Shropshire countryside, with access to an indoor swimming pool, multi-sport games area and play area for babies and toddlers.

Special features: free internet access, pool (On site - The shared swimming pool is available for exclusive use for each and booking slots are available throughout the day, booked on your arrival. The swimming pool is open all year round but opening times may vary. Please note no life guard. ), tennis court.

Weekly Price from: £1700


Late availability: from 11 February to 18 March 22

William's Hayloft - 5 Star with Swimming Pool and Toddler Play Area, Whitchurch, Shropshire, Heart of England , England

3 bedroom Farm Cottage

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
5 star

3 bedroom pet-friendly barn conversion set next to fields and farmlands near Whitchurch, with access to excellent onsite leisure facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, sports area and toddlers play area.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Indoor swimming Pool: Shared with other barns. Book your barns own exclusive swimming slot using simple booking system.), tennis court.

Weekly Price from: £700
Next available: from 04 February to 08 February 22


Special Offer: from 11 February to 25 February 22

Broadgate Farm Cottages, Beverley, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

13 bedroom Cottage Complex

sleeps 1 - 22 guests
1 - 22
13 bedrooms
13
11 bathrooms
11
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
5 star

Broadgate Farm features a handpicked collection of individually furnished, award winning cottages with views over the nearby fields in the Yorkshire Wolds.

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

Weekly Price from: £490


Special Offer: from 19 January to 03 March 22
Late availability: from 19 January to 04 March 22

Stable Cottage Luxury Self Catering, Cromer, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

3 bedroom Country Cottage

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
5 star

Fabulous 5 star gold award winning cottage with Sky TV, private hot tub and walled garden, both family and dog-friendly, situated just a short walk from the beach in East Runton, near Cromer.

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

Weekly Price from: £1095


Special Offer: from 19 January to 31 March 22
Late availability: from 19 January to 14 March 22

Longtail Lodge, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, Lake District, England

1 bedroom Lodge

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Stylish and unique one bedroom holiday lodge with garden views, superb balcony area and private hot tub, within walking distance of Bowness on Windermere close to the heart of the Lake District National Park, ideal for romantic breaks.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £795


Special Offer: from 08 February to 10 February 22
Late availability: from 21 January to 20 March 22

Yorkshire Wolds 2 bedroom cottages, Beverley, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

2 bedroom cottages

sleeps 2 - 5 guests
2 - 5
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
5 star

A collection of five award winning luxury barn conversions on a farmstead nestled within the Yorkshire Nature Triangle, lovingly restored to blend period charm with 21st century living and each with their own private garden/patio area, guests are free to enjoy walks in the paddocks that surround the cottages.

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

Weekly Price from: £250


Special Offer: from 19 January to 03 March 22
Late availability: from 19 January to 04 March 22

Sleeps 10+1, High Standard House with large garden and shared games room, Checkley, Herefordshire, Heart of England , England

5 bedroom Large Country House

sleeps 2 - 11 guests
2 - 11
5 bedrooms
5
4 bathrooms
4
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
5 star

Superb high quality 5 bedroom holiday house with luxurious interior and games room with pool table and table tennis just 15 minutes’ drive from the beautiful town of Hereford (three of the five bedrooms have ensuite facilities and one of these ensuite bedrooms is on the ground floor and may suit a couple who want to avoid stairs).

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

Weekly Price from: £2066


Special Offer: from 19 January to 21 January 22
Late availability: from 19 January to 31 January 22

Owl Barn, Leominster, Herefordshire, Heart of England , England

5 bedroom Large Country House

sleeps 2 - 11 guests
2 - 11
5 bedrooms
5
4 bathrooms
4
no dogs allowed

Idyllic barn conversion with private hot tub 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.

Weekly Price from: £1200


Special Offer: from 19 January to 10 February 22
Late availability: from 19 January to 10 February 22

The Cider Barn, West Pennard, Somerset, West Country, England

6 bedroom Barn Conversion

sleeps 6 - 12 guests
6 - 12
6 bedrooms
6
6 bathrooms
6
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

High quality 6 bedroom, sleeps 12 pet-friendly barn conversion (all en-suite bedrooms) in rural Somerset, close to Glastonbury, and boasting a private bubbly outdoor hot tub and shared access to a swimming pool and sauna.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £2685
Next available: from 14 February to 17 February 22

Fairways East, Chittlehamholt, Devon, West Country, England

4 bedroom Cottage

sleeps 2 - 8 guests
2 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
4 bathrooms
4
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Stylish 4 bedroom holiday cottage set within a Country Club’s grounds with access to excellent on site leisure facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and gym, just half an hour’s drive from Barnstaple.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Shared with other guests in leisure complex at Highbullen Country Club Hotel), tennis court, games room, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £1155
Next available: from 23 January to 28 January 22

Lower Hedge Farm , Shepton Mallet, Somerset, West Country, England

5 bedroom Farmstay

sleeps 1 - 12 guests
1 - 12
5 bedrooms
5
4 bathrooms
4
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
5 star

A stunning large luxurious holiday house boasting unspoilt views over the open countryside with a private hot tub and games room complete with pool table and table tennis for fun times.

Special features: games room, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £2720
Next available: from 23 January to 28 January 22