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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Sleeps 2, Beautiful, Modern Cottage with Original features, Ideal for Couples in fantastic Herefordshire countryside, Much Marcle, Herefordshire, Heart of England , England

1 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage

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

Charming romantic retreat with views out to the Malvern Hills, less than 8 miles from Ledbury and 10 miles from Hereford and close to the Wye Valley AONB.

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

Weekly Price from: £585


Late availability: from 24 November to 20 December 20

Honeysuckle, dog friendly couples' cottage in South Devon, Dartmouth, Devon, West Country, England

1 bedroom Country Cottage

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

A unique and pretty stone cottage for two, ideal for romantic breaks, nestled in a tranquil valley in South Devon with a private garden and valley views.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £495


Late availability: from 24 November to 21 December 20

Woodend Bothy, Ulpha, Cumbria, Lake District, England

1 bedroom Cottage

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

Situated in the Lake District National Park in Cumbria on a large farm estate, this unique stone-built cottage for two is comfortably furnished with a traditional and cosy feel and has a wood burning stove and lovely enclosed garden with the use of a neighbouring field.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £400


Late availability: from 24 November to 24 December 20

Stonebank Annexe, Chickerell, Weymouth, Dorset, West Country, England

2 bedroom Cottage

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

Charming 2 bedroom, dog-friendly holiday home located near the heart of Chickerell, conveniently close to the beautiful Dorset Jurassic coast and just 3 miles from Weymouth.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £360


Late availability: from 24 November to 19 December 20

Herons Bank, Cullompton, Devon, West Country, England

5 bedroom Big Holiday House

sleeps 12 - 14 guests
12 - 14
5 bedrooms
5
3 bathrooms
3
no dogs allowed

5 bedroom holiday house with games room and spa hall with hot tub and swimming pool, ideal for a relaxing holiday in Devonís Culm Valley.

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

Weekly Price from: £2300
Next availability:
from 22 March to 26 March 21 from 16 April to 19 April 21


Special Offer: from 24 November to 27 November 20

Duck Street Cottage, Symondsbury, Dorset, West Country, England

1 bedroom Thatched Cottage

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

Delightful thatched cottage in Dorset in the West Country, with one double bedroom, original features and a location very near to the stunning Jurassic coast this is an ideal cottage for a romantic break.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £525


Late availability: from 14 December to 18 December 20

The Colloquy, Kington, Herefordshire, Heart of England , England

8 bedroom Large Country House

sleeps 8 - 23 guests
8 - 23
8 bedrooms
8
8 bathrooms
8
no dogs allowed

Impressive 5 star gold rated unique self-catering property sleeping up to 22 that offers a fusion of Victorian grandeur with 21st century facilities including access to an outdoor heated swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi and squash court and a stunning one hectare landscaped walled garden.

Special features: games room, indoor hot tub, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £3518
Next availability:
from 25 November to 04 December 20 from 06 December to 25 December 20


Special Offer: from 24 November to 18 December 20

Barton Cottage, Symondsbury, Dorset, West Country, England

2 bedroom Thatched Cottage

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

2 bedroom pet-friendly thatched cottage set in an idyllic village within Dorset's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just 9 miles from Lyme Regis.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £675


Late availability: from 24 November to 18 December 20

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 02 December to 04 December 20
Late availability: from 01 January to 01 March 21

Rutland Lodges at Greetham Valley, Greetham, Rutland, Midlands, England

3 bedroom Log Cabins

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

Collection of 4 star rated eco-friendly log cabins surrounded by stunning countryside close to Rutland Water Nature Reserve, five out of eight of the log cabins are dog-friendly.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £350


Late availability: from 24 November to 23 December 20

4 Bridge Cottages, Marston Magna, Somerset, West Country, England

2 bedroom Cottage

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

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.

Weekly Price from: £300


Late availability: from 04 December to 04 February 21

Woodcombe Lodges, Minehead, Somerset, West Country, England

4 bedroom Log Cabins

sleeps 2 - 10 guests
2 - 10
4 bedrooms
4
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

A collection of two stone holiday cottages and six wooden lodges based in a tranquil rural setting on the boundary of Exmoor National Park, located in three acres of gardens with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside and fantastic leisure facilities including a putting green, games room with table tennis table, pool table and table football, along with a children's play area with swings and a sandpit.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £255


Special Offer: from 24 November to 31 December 21
Late availability: from 02 December to 02 February 21