Self catering and country cottages in England

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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. 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’t extend to staying in a large manor house or mansion, you can nevertheless enjoy visiting one of the National Trust’s 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.


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Moonstone Cottage, Beal, Northumberland, England

4 bedroom Barn Conversion, Coastal Northumberland.

Stay in a luxurious 4 star self-catering cottage close to the historic Holy Island of Lindisfarne and the tranquil Budle Bay, Bamburgh.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court.

Price range from £525 to £1625 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 24 April 2017 to 28 April 2017; from 28 April 2017 to 05 May 2017;
Late availability: from 23 April 2017 to 21 June 2017;

phone 07889 409050 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Le Muy, Gedney, Lincolnshire, England

1 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, Lincolnshire Fens.

Lovely rural retreat with one double bedroom, sleeps 2 but an additional bed can be provided to sleep 3 if required, with farmland views, this holiday cottage enjoys a tranquil location in the Lincolnshire Fens close to the village of Gedney and offers disabled accessible features such as light switches at lower levels and widened doorways for easy access.

Price range from £315 to £315 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01406363764 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Cotswold Manor Grange with Hot-Tub and Games Barn, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

6 bedroom Cottage, Home Counties.

Nestled on a Cotswold Country Estate, just 20 minutes drive from Oxford, the Cotswold Manor Grange has 6 bedrooms and with a hot tub is a wonderfully relaxing place to stay, ideal for special celebrations, family breaks, weekend breaks, hen parties and stag parties.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £4000 to £8000 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 18 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 24 April 2017 to 29 April 2017; from 01 May 2017 to 05 May 2017; from 08 May 2017 to 12 May 2017;

phone 01993 225010 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Skiptory Woodland Holiday Lodge, White Cross Bay, Cumbria, England

2 bedroom Woodland Holiday Lodge, Lake District National Park.

Have a top holiday in this beautifully decorated 2 bedroom dog-friendly wooden holiday lodge, conveniently situated within a holiday park close to the shores of Lake Windermere, near the heart of the Lake District National Park, two legged visitors should be wagging their tails here and four legged visitors should give this lodge the thumbs up.

Special features: free internet access, pool (), tennis court.

Price range from £382 to £827 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 06 May 2017 to 08 May 2017; from 30 September 2017 to 07 October 2017; from 21 October 2017 to 28 October 2017;

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

Deluxe Dream Lodge - Hilton Woods Park, Whitstone, Cornwall, England

3 bedroom Holiday Lodge, West Country.

High quality holiday lodges located on the Hilton Woods Holiday Park close to beautiful beaches in Cornwall, with the added benefit of a warm bubbly hot tub for the ultimate relaxing break, ask for your preferred type of lodge when booking.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £810 to £1238 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01279 905 881 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Bank End Lodge, Grizebeck, Cumbria, England

5 bedroom Barn Conversion, Near to Lake District National Park.

Large pet-friendly Lake District barn conversion, with 5 bedrooms, a warm bubbly outdoor hot tub and stunning countryside views, just 6 miles from Coniston Water.

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

Price range from £630 to £1490 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 08 May 2017 to 12 May 2017; from 15 May 2017 to 19 May 2017; from 22 May 2017 to 26 May 2017;

phone 01229 889786 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Honeysuckle Cottage, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Heart of England.

Set in a conservation area and a designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within the Cotswolds, this charming terraced stone cottage is pet friendly with a pretty south facing courtyard garden.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £245 to £485 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 24 April 2017 to 28 April 2017;

phone 0121 426 6310 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Weston Farm, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, England

5 bedroom Cottages, Shakespeare Country.

Collection of 4 star rated holiday cottages located on a working farm in the Warwickshire countryside close to Stratford upon Avon.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £240 to £1650 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 9 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01789 750688 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Dittiscombe Holiday Cottages, South Devon, Dartmouth, Devon, England

6 bedroom Cottage Complex, West Country.

A fantastic collection of pet-friendly holiday cottages set in a beautiful Devon valley with private gardens and views of the tranquil countryside, just an easy drive away from the stunning Devonshire coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £385 to £995 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 23 April 2017 to 31 May 2017;
Late availability: from 23 April 2017 to 11 June 2017;

phone 01548 521272 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Unique Willow Garth Holiday House near the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors, Great Smeaton, Yorkshire, England

6 bedroom Unusual Self-Catering, Yorkshire Dales - Swaledale.

Unique 6 bedroom holiday house with a beautiful luxurious interior and stunning countryside views, originally a water tower, this superb property enjoys easy access to the North York Moors National Park nearby and has plenty to keep guests entertained with a games room with table tennis and table football on site and with the capacity to sleep up to 12, this is a great place for groups of friends or family.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1085 to £2133 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 01 May 2017 to 05 May 2017; from 22 May 2017 to 26 May 2017; from 04 June 2017 to 09 June 2017;

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

Riverside, Langport, Somerset, England

3 bedroom Cottage, walks .

Spacious detached country cottage just opposite canal tow path with wooden beams, wood burner, open fire and plenty of character, along with lawned gardens from which you can enjoy views of nearby farmlands and fields and wildlife watch.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £200 to £800 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 23 April 2017 to 29 April 2017;
Late availability: from 23 April 2017 to 29 April 2017;

phone 01823 680447 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Priory Cottage, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Shires.

Pretty 2 bedroom stone-built holiday cottage with views over nearby orchard and its own private garden, great dog-friendly cottage in a great location for discovering some of the best attractions that the Cotswolds area has to offer on days out.

Price range from £360 to £450 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)

phone +44(0)1242 584 693 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Malston Mill, Kingsbridge, Devon, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversions, South West.

Collection of charming 4 star rated barn conversions, nestled in the Devon countryside close to Kingsbridge and less than 10 miles from the coast, with an outdoor swimming pool, an indoor heated swimming pool on site (the pool is open from mid February to the end of October, as well as Christmas and New Year), plus all year round facilities which include a sauna, a hot tub, gym, snooker room and games room this is a great place to relax and unwind, families will love the on site tennis court and children's play area with swings, slide and climbing frame and there is even a coarse fishing lake on site! With so very much on offer, when will you discover Malston Mill?.

Special features: free internet access, pool (30 ft by 17ft heated indoor swimming pool on site.), games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £370 to £1895 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01548852518 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Rural Timber-Clad Holiday Lodge, Kent Downs, Culverstone Green, Kent, England

2 bedroom Chalet, Kent - the Garden of England.

If a shopping holiday in Kent with trips to Bluewater sets your heart on fire and a chance to visit the Kent coast, then this two bedroom wood-clad cottage for four people in Culverstone Green, Kent, could be perfect for you; the accommodation is equipped with all essentials for a self-catering break in south east England, has a cosy woodburner, double and twin bedrooms.

Price range from £242 to £710 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 02 September 2017 to 09 September 2017; from 23 September 2017 to 24 September 2017; from 29 September 2017 to 07 October 2017;

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

Hilltop Barn and Hilltop Cottage, Welbourn, Welbourn, Lincolnshire, England

3 bedroom Farm Cottage, East Midlands.

A charming barn conversion with a private enclosed garden situated on a Lincolnshire farm with fabulous vistas across the valley and surrounding wildlife in abundance.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £460 to £745 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 24 April 2017 to 05 May 2017; from 08 May 2017 to 10 May 2017; from 12 May 2017 to 26 May 2017;

phone 01400 273323 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lovejoys Mill, Belchamp Walter, Essex, England

1 bedroom Unique Holiday House, East Anglia.

Escape for a romantic break to Lovejoys Mill, a luxurious converted Watermill set within the wonderful rural scenery of the Belchamp Estate by the stunning countryside of the Essex/Suffolk border.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £525 to £882 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

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

Gooseham Mill House, Gooseham, Cornwall, England

4 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

Looking for a country cottage that oozes charm and stands in a secluded tranquil part of north Cornwall just one mile from the beach? This rustic treasure is close to the coast sleeps up to seven people and offers holiday accommodation that dreams are made of.

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

phone 01288 354470 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Low Todrigg Cottage and Old Stable, Matterdale, Cumbria, England

2 bedroom cottage, North England.

Two romantic cottages wth charming features such as wooden beams and wood fires in a tranquil country location close to Ullswater within the Lake District National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £330 to £450 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 25 April 2017 to 29 April 2017; from 03 May 2017 to 06 May 2017; from 13 May 2017 to 24 May 2017;

phone 01768483342 emailClick here to email owner more info >

4 Bridge Cottages, Marston Magna, Somerset, England

2 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

Two bedroom family holiday cottage with a private south facing garden and country views located in a rural village in Somerset close to Glastonbury Tor, available for short breaks and longer stays.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £297 to £495 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 24 April 2017 to 28 April 2017; from 09 May 2017 to 12 May 2017; from 28 May 2017 to 22 June 2017;

phone 01980 620243 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cornflower Cottage, Taunton, Somerset, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, South West.

A beautiful luxurious barn conversion with private swimming pool and a setting close to the Quantock Hills, Blackdown Hills as well as Exmoor National Park.

Special features: free internet access, pool (The heated indoor pool is shared with the guests of our other cottages), outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £445 to £975.00 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01823 431622 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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