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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3 Bedroom Cottages at Annstead Farm, Beadnell, Northumberland, England

3 bedroom Farm Cottage, Northumbrian Coast.

Collection of 3 bedroom pet-friendly rural retreats on a family run working farm by the Northumbrian Coast between Beadnell and Seahouses.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £392 to £915 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 04 May 2019 to 25 May 2019;

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 £326 to £545 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 01 May 2019 to 31 May 2019; from 01 May 2019 to 31 May 2019; from 01 May 2019 to 31 May 2019;
Late availability: from 01 May 2019 to 31 May 2019;

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

1 bedroom Lodge, Lake District National Park.

Stylish and unique one bedroom holiday lodge with garden views, superb balcony area and 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.

Price range from £795 to £895 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 08 May 2019 to 10 May 2019; from 02 June 2019 to 02 August 2019; from 04 June 2019 to 29 July 2019;
Late availability: from 08 May 2019 to 08 July 2019;

Allington Court, Bridport, Dorset, England

9 bedroom Georgian Manor House, West Country.

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.

Price range from £3350 to £5250 per week
Sleeps from 9 to 21 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 8
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 20 April 2019 to 10 May 2019;

South Patchole Farm Cottage, Combe Martin, Devon, England

4 bedroom Farm Cottage, West Country.

Just a couple of miles outside of Exmoor National Park and less than half an hour's drive from the beautiful sandy beaches of the North Devon Coast, this charming 4 bedroom farm cottage is family-friendly (facilities on site include a children's playhouse and swings) and is well located for discovering some of the best of North Devon.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £475 to £1250 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 9 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 20 April 2019 to 26 April 2019;

Rutland Lodges at Greetham Valley, Greetham, Oakham, Rutland, England

3 bedroom Log Cabins, Heart of England.

Collection of 4 star rated eco-friendly log cabins surrounded by stunning countryside close to Rutland Water Nature Reserve, guests benefit from free coarse fishing and free gym use at the Greetham Valley Hotel and Golf Centre during their stay, there are two dog-friendly log cabins within the development and discounts may be available for couples.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £335 to £835 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: (4)

Next availability:
from 21 April 2019 to 25 April 2019; from 26 April 2019 to 11 May 2019; from 12 May 2019 to 17 May 2019;


Special Offer: from 20 April 2019 to 19 May 2019; from 20 April 2019 to 19 May 2019;

Harmony Cottage, Lydney, Gloucestershire, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, Cotswolds.

Grade II listed country cottage with 5 bedrooms situated in the heart of the Forest of Dean and benefiting from a games room, hot tub and beautiful gardens.

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

Price range from £1600 to £1900 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 9 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 20 April 2019 to 22 April 2019;

Stable Cottage Luxury Self Catering, Cromer, Norfolk, England

3 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia.

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

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

Price range from £995 to £3195 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: (5)


Special Offer: from 20 April 2019 to 30 April 2019;
Late availability: from 20 April 2019 to 27 May 2019;

The Lodge at Colmer, Modbury, Kingsbridge, Modbury, Devon, England

3 bedroom Stone Built Cottage on the Colmer Estate, South Hams.

A dog friendly, 5 star detached stone holiday cottage with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis, gym, boules and croquet lawn - located on a private holiday estate in Devon, in an area of outstanding natural beauty with full access to 28 acres of private woodlands, meadows and a fishing lake.

Special features: free internet access, pool (On site), tennis court, games room.

Price range from £800 to £1800 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: (5)

Next availability:
from 21 April 2019 to 25 May 2019; from 01 June 2019 to 22 June 2019; from 29 June 2019 to 27 July 2019;


Special Offer: from 20 April 2019 to 27 April 2019;

River Bank Cottage, Whitby, Yorkshire, England

2 bedroom Cottage by the Riverbank, North Yorkshire Moors national park.

Escape for a romantic break or tranquil holiday in this delightful 2 bedroom holiday home, with a riverside garden this is a great place for a fishing break or take it easy holiday in Whitby and is conveniently close to the North York Moors National Park and the North Yorkshire Coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £450 to £695 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (5)


Special Offer: from 02 June 2019 to 08 June 2019; from 23 June 2019 to 29 June 2019;
Late availability: from 01 May 2019 to 30 June 2019;