English Country Cottages


Looking to book a holiday cottage in England? Find English Country Cottages and a great selection of self-catering holiday homes dotted across England on Country Cottages Online.

Whether you are looking for a cottage in the English countryside or by the coast we feature an option to suit you.

Why Book an English Country Cottage?

England is a wonderful country for a country cottage holiday. Wondering if English country cottages still exist? Of course, they do, they can be found, dotted around the English countryside, in rural areas, by farmlands and in tranquil parts of England, it is still possible to find traditional English country cottages and rural retreats.

Booking a secluded holiday cottage, a farmstay or a hideaway can be wonderful for relaxing and hiding away for a while on holiday whilst you recharge your batteries with your nearest and dearest.

Where is Best for an English Country Cottage Holiday?

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, Norfolk, 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 Cornwall, Devon and Dorset 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.

What to Discover on an English Country Cottage Break?

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. Take a visit to a tea shop and enjoy a cream tea, you can even get in to discussions as whether a Cornish or Devon cream tea is best!

In terms of activities you can enjoy in England, these are many and varied and include walking, hiking, cycling and horse riding. There are usually ample opportunities for these sorts of activities in the country areas. Some holidaymakers 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 in England.

Popular Searches for English Cottages to Rent

Whatever your tastes and budget, there is a self-catering holiday cottage to rent in England for you. Choose from elegant large country houses, luxury English country cottages, thatched cottages, rural hideaways, farm cottages and barn conversions.

There are many quaint country cottages in England to choose from ranging from cottages for two to budget family self-catering accommodation, and there are plenty of dog-friendly options available too! You may even find accommodation within a national park or within an area of outstanding natural beauty.

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