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.

591 rental properties

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Skyfall Bath, Bath, Somerset, West Country, England

6 bedroom Unique Holiday Home

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

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.

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

Weekly Price from: £2150


Special Offer: from 18 October to 22 December 21
Late availability: from 18 October to 15 December 21

The Bee Cottage Rutland, Oakham, Rutland, Midlands, England

3 bedroom Thatched Cottage

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

Beautiful 3 bedroom pet-friendly white washed thatched cottage just 5 minutes drive from Rutland Water.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £750


Special Offer: from 19 October to 23 October 21
Late availability: from 06 November to 17 December 21

Yorkshire Wolds 2 bedroom cottages, Beverley, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

2 bedroom cottages

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

A collection of five award winning luxury barn conversions on a farmstead nestled within the Yorkshire Nature Triangle, lovingly restored to blend period charm with 21st century living and each with their own private garden/patio area, guests are free to enjoy walks in the paddocks that surround the cottages.

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

Weekly Price from: £250


Special Offer: from 18 October to 10 December 21
Late availability: from 18 October to 11 November 21

Broadgate Farm Cottages, Beverley, Yorkshire, Northern England, England

13 bedroom Cottage Complex

sleeps 1 - 22 guests
1 - 22
13 bedrooms
13
11 bathrooms
11
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
5 star

Broadgate Farm features a handpicked collection of individually furnished, award winning cottages with views over the nearby fields in the Yorkshire Wolds.

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

Weekly Price from: £490


Special Offer: from 18 October to 10 December 21
Late availability: from 18 October to 11 November 21

Stable Cottage Luxury Self Catering, Cromer, Norfolk, East Anglia, England

3 bedroom Country Cottage

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

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.

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

Weekly Price from: £1095


Special Offer: from 18 October to 07 January 22
Late availability: from 18 October to 03 December 21

Rose Cottage, Shirwell, Devon, West Country, England

2 bedroom Character Cottage

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

2 bedroom dog-friendly character cottage near Barnstaple and just 11 miles from Saunton Sands,2 dogs welcome.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £550
Next availability:
from 19 October to 22 October 21 from 29 October to 05 November 21

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

5 bedroom Large Holiday House

sleeps 8 - 12 guests
8 - 12
5 bedrooms
5
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1

Ideal for big groups of up to 12 people, this beautifully presented 5 bedroom holiday house is part of the Wheel Farm Cottages collection and guests here enjoy access to superb shared leisure facilities on site including a heated indoor swimming pool, sauna and children's play area with slide and climbing frame, and Combe Martin's lovely sandy beach is just 10 minutes' drive away.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Heated indoor swimming pool on site at Wheel Farm Cottages), tennis court, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £1085
Next availability:
from 01 November to 05 November 21 from 29 November to 22 December 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
Next availability:
from 19 October to 22 October 21 from 01 November to 05 November 21

James's Parlour 5 Star with shared Indoor Swimming Pool, Whitchurch, Shropshire, Heart of England , England

5 bedroom Barn Conversion

sleeps 2 - 12 guests
2 - 12
5 bedrooms
5
3 bathrooms
3
no dogs allowed
5 star

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

Special features: free internet access, pool (Indoor Heated pool: Shared between the other barns, booked for your own barns use via a simple booking board system, so you have exclusive use of the pool.), tennis court, Silver Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £1650
Next availability:
from 29 October to 02 November 21 from 12 November to 16 November 21

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
Next availability:
from 15 November to 19 November 21 from 22 November to 26 November 21

Northleigh House, Goodleigh, Devon, West Country, England

6 bedroom Large Country Cottage

sleeps 2 - 12 guests
2 - 12
6 bedrooms
6
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1

4 bedroom holiday house (plus 2 bedroom adjacent cottage in peak season) set outside Goodleigh with valley views, games room with pool table, table tennis and children’s play area in garden with swings and slide set, just over 3 miles from Barnstaple.

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

Weekly Price from: £995
Next availability:
from 19 October to 22 October 21 from 01 November to 05 November 21

Mill Wheel, Combe Martin, Devon, West Country, England

3 bedroom Watermill Conversion

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

Welcoming, comfortable and well presented, this 3 bedroom watermill conversion in Devon has lots to offer holidaymakers, including access to an indoor heated swimming pool on site, a sauna, tennis court and a children's play area with a slide, climbing frame and sand pit, as well as a fantastic location just 10 minutes' drive from Combe Martin's sandy beach.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Shared heated indoor swimming pool within the grounds.), tennis court, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £479
Next availability:
from 19 November to 23 December 21 from 21 January to 28 January 22