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.

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Crepe Farm Cottage, Symondsbury, Dorset, West Country, England

4 bedroom Farmstay

sleeps 6 - 8 guests
6 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

This 4 bedroom country cottage has a definite wow factor with high quality interiors, an inglenook fireplace, a woodburning stove and a private hot tub along with a secluded garden and a location in rural Dorset close to the Jurassic coast.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £1025


Late availability: from 07 June to 11 June 21

Allington Court, Bridport, Dorset, West Country, England

9 bedroom Georgian Manor House

sleeps 9 - 21 guests
9 - 21
9 bedrooms
9
9 bathrooms
9
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome
3

Elegant 9 bedroom Georgian town house in Bridport, complete with games room and high-tech cinema room, luxurious and stylish plus pet-friendly and sleeping groups of up to 21 people.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £3495


Late availability: from 05 July to 09 July 21

Weathervane Cottage at Twistgates Farm Cottages, Honiton, Devon, West Country, England

3 bedroom Cottage

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

Three bedroom character cottage, both family-friendly and pet-friendly, with own garden in a peaceful location by the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with the Jurassic coast just a short drive away.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £400


Special Offer: from 11 May to 15 May 21
Late availability: from 03 July to 10 July 21

Hidden Valley Country House near Bath, Box, Wiltshire, West Country, England

6 bedroom Large Country House

sleeps 2 - 16 guests
2 - 16
6 bedrooms
6
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage, 6 dog(s) welcome
6

Superb 6 bedroom country house with beautiful stylish interior and fantastic outdoor swimming pool, nestled by private woodlands, just 10 minutes’ drive from the historical spa city of Bath.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Outdoor swimming pool in the gardens. Open March to September only ), games room.

Weekly Price from: £2150


Special Offer: from 11 May to 27 June 21
Late availability: from 11 May to 30 June 21

The Miller's Cottage at Hele Bay, Ilfracombe, Devon, West Country, England

2 bedroom Waterside Cottage

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

Charming two bedroom stone-built holiday cottage, part of a historic Watermill, with stream views and a location just a few minutes walk from Hele Bay beach and only a mile from Ilfracombe, this is a great place for a coastal self-catering holiday and is dog-friendly and family-friendly.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £650


Special Offer: from 11 May to 23 May 21
Late availability: from 11 May to 15 May 21

Tollgate Cottage at Hele Bay, Ilfracombe, Ilfracombe, Devon, West Country, England

2 bedroom Coastal Cottage

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Get away for a coastal self-catering holiday to this pretty 2 bedroom holiday cottage, just 600 metres from Hele's lovely beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £650


Special Offer: from 11 May to 27 May 21
Late availability: from 11 May to 20 May 21

Rock Farm, Taunton, Somerset, West Country, England

7 bedroom Self-Catering Farmhouse

sleeps 1 - 14 guests
1 - 14
7 bedrooms
7
5 bathrooms
5
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Beautiful thatched self-catering farmhouse with a total of 7 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms (with 4 bedrooms in the main house and 3 in the annexe) sleeping up to 14 offering stylish and luxurious accommodation combined with beautiful original features, with a fantastic 8 seater private hot tub with wonderful countryside views and a games room, fabulous holiday home for families and groups of friends looking to enjoy a special holiday in the West Country.

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

Weekly Price from: £2500
Next availability:
from 12 May to 28 May 21 from 07 June to 11 June 21

The Linhay at Wheel Farm Cottages, Combe Martin, Devon, West Country, England

2 bedroom Single-Storey Cottage

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

With accommodation all on the one floor, this welcoming 2 bedroom cottage is a homely place to stay and is set on the Wheel Farm development which lies in extensive gardens, close to Combe Martin and the North Devon coast's award winning beaches as well as Exmoor National Park, on site facilities include an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis court and children's play area.

Special features: pool (On site at Wheel Farm), tennis court, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £358
Next availability:
from 16 July to 23 July 21 from 13 September to 20 September 21

Apple Cottage , Pylle, Somerset, West Country, England

2 bedroom Cottage

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

High quality boutique style holiday home set in a peaceful rural setting with a tranquil garden and private hot tub.

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

Weekly Price from: £650
Next availability:
from 23 May to 24 May 21 from 04 June to 05 June 21

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
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: £2480
Next availability:
from 12 May to 20 May 21 from 23 May to 24 May 21

Axen Lodge, Symondsbury, Dorset, West Country, England

4 bedroom Cottage

sleeps 2 - 8 guests
2 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Four bedroom holiday cottage with idyllic rural setting next to farmlands in Dorset, boasting light and airy interiors along with a woodburning stove in the lounge, a private hot tub and fantastic views over fields and farmlands and a location just a short drive from the wonderful Jurassic Coast.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £1025
Next availability:
from 01 November to 05 November 21 from 15 November to 19 November 21

The Roundhouse, West Anstey, Devon, West Country, England

3 bedroom Unique Self-Catering

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

Unique dog-friendly self-catering holiday house with country views, sleeping 6 people near Exmoor National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £525
Next availability:
from 26 May to 29 May 21