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.

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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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Price from £1855
Next available 08/07 to 22/07/22
Special Offer 08/07 to 11/07/22
no booking fee
sleeps 2 - 12 guests 2 - 12
5 bedrooms 5
3 bathrooms 3
no dogs allowed
5 star

5 bedroom Barn Conversion

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

Facilities & Features: Silver Award Winning CottageTVFree WifiHeated poolTennis court
Price from £689
Next available 18/07 to 22/07/22
Special Offer 29/07 to 05/08/22
no booking fee
sleeps 2 - 5 guests 2 - 5
3 bedrooms 3
1 bathrooms 1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome1
4 star

3 bedroom Barn Conversion

3 bedroom holiday barn sleeping 5 people in rural Shropshire close to England and Wales border country, enjoying shared access to an indoor swimming pool, a multisports court area with tennis and badminton and a childrens play area for children aged under 5, plus good walks from the farm.

Facilities & Features: Digital TVFree WifiHeated poolTennis court
Price from £1155
Next available 05/07 to 08/07/22
Special Offer 04/07 to 08/07/22
sleeps 2 - 8 guests 2 - 8
4 bedrooms 4
4 bathrooms 4
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome2

4 bedroom Cottage

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

Facilities & Features: TVFree WifiGames roomOutdoor Hot TubSaunaHeated poolTennis court
Price from £1802
Next available 05/07 to 08/07/22
Special Offer 26/08 to 02/09/22
no booking fee
sleeps 2 - 10 guests 2 - 10
6 bedrooms 6
4 bathrooms 4
no dogs allowed
5 star

6 bedroom Farmstay Cottage

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.

Facilities & Features: TVFree WifiHeated poolTennis court
Price from £1045
Next available 05/07 to 08/07/22
Special Offer 15/07 to 22/07/22
sleeps 4 - 8 guests 4 - 8
4 bedrooms 4
3 bathrooms 3
no dogs allowed

4 bedroom Large Holiday House

Looking to enjoy a relaxing self-catering holiday for up to 8 people in Devon close to Exmoor National Park? If so, a stay at Fairways West Cottage near Chulmleigh where guests enjoy complimentary access to excellent leisure facilities including an indoor heated pool, games room and tennis courts at the local hotel, could be just perfect.

Facilities & Features: TVFree WifiGames roomOwn swimming pool (Access to shared hotel pool at nearby Highbullen Hotel Golf and Country Club.)Tennis court
Price from £795
Next available 26/10 to 24/11/22
Special Offer 04/07 to 30/08/22
no booking fee
sleeps 1 - 2 guests 1 - 2
1 bedrooms 1
1 bathrooms 1
no dogs allowed

1 bedroom Lodge

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.

Facilities & Features: TVFree WifiOutdoor Hot Tub
Price from £2150
Next available 18/07 to 29/07/22
Special Offer 04/07 to 29/07/22
no booking fee
sleeps 2 - 16 guests 2 - 16
6 bedrooms 6
3 bathrooms 3
dog-friendly cottage, 6 dog(s) welcome6
4 star

6 bedroom Unique Holiday Home

With a heavenly name, this is a heavenly, unique holiday home, situated just 4 miles from Bath, complete with a warm bubbly outdoor hot tub, this property is ideal for large groups or big families looking for an idyllic high quality rural retreat.

Facilities & Features: Gold Award Winning CottageDigital TVFree WifiOutdoor Hot Tub
Price from £425
Next available 15/07 to 22/07/22
Special Offer 04/07 to 04/07/22
no booking fee
sleeps 1 - 2 guests 1 - 2
1 bedrooms 1
1 bathrooms 1
no dogs allowed

1 bedroom Holiday Home

Apple Loft is a stylish romantic holiday home, perfect for 2 with wonderful tree top views of the Devonshire Hills and a lovely location amongst gorgeous countryside at Twistgates Farm, just 30 minutes drive from the Jurassic Coast.

Facilities & Features: Digital TVFree Wifi
Price from £450
Next available 15/07 to 28/07/22
Special Offer 09/07 to 16/07/22
no booking fee
sleeps 1 - 4 guests 1 - 4
2 bedrooms 2
2 bathrooms 2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome2

2 bedroom Barn Conversion

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.

Facilities & Features: Digital TVFree Wifi
Price from £395
Next available 16/07 to 23/07/22
Special Offer 16/07 to 22/07/22
sleeps 1 - 4 guests 1 - 4
2 bedrooms 2
1 bathrooms 1
no dogs allowed

2 bedroom Farm Cottage

2 bedroom rural retreat with country views, private indoor pool access, games room and private courtyard, set on a working farm just 5 miles from the English Cotswolds and 8 miles from Stratford upon Avon.

Facilities & Features: Digital TVGames roomHeated pool
Price from £1450
Next available 09/07 to 30/07/22
Special Offer 27/08 to 02/09/22
no booking fee
sleeps 1 - 12 guests 1 - 12
6 bedrooms 6
5 bathrooms 5
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome3

6 bedroom Large Country House

This stunning high quality 6 bedroom country house features a beautiful interior and a tranquil setting with private gardens and is close to Barnstaple and just 11 miles from Westward Ho! beach and is ideal for large groups of friends or family looking to stay in style and comfort.

Facilities & Features: TVFree Wifi
Price from £525
Next available 23/07 to 30/07/22
Special Offer 23/07 to 30/07/22
no booking fee
sleeps 1 - 5 guests 1 - 5
3 bedrooms 3
1 bathrooms 1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome2

3 bedroom Cottage

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.

Facilities & Features: Digital TVFree Wifi
Price from £525
Next available 10/07 to 23/07/22
Special Offer 11/07 to 16/07/22
no booking fee
sleeps 1 - 4 guests 1 - 4
2 bedrooms 2
2 bathrooms 2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome2

2 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage

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.

Facilities & Features: Digital TVFree Wifi
Price from £1095
Next available 26/08 to 29/08/22
Special Offer 04/07 to 31/08/22
sleeps 2 - 6 guests 2 - 6
3 bedrooms 3
3 bathrooms 3
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome2
5 star

3 bedroom Country Cottage

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.

Facilities & Features: Gold Award Winning CottageDigital TVFree WifiGames roomOutdoor Hot Tub
Price from £630
Next available 16/07 to 23/07/22
Special Offer 16/07 to 23/07/22
no booking fee
sleeps 1 - 5 guests 1 - 5
2 bedrooms 2
1 bathrooms 1
no dogs allowed
5 star

2 bedroom Apartment

Luxurious 5 star rated 2 bedroom holiday apartment located on the Colmer Estate in Devon where the excellent shared leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, an outdoor pool, fishing lake, gym and extensive gardens.

Facilities & Features: TVFree WifiGames roomHeated poolTennis court
* Price quoted is not inclusive of any applicable booking fees or local charges.

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