Buckinghamshire Holiday Cottages

Stay in a country cottage in Buckinghamshire for a memorable self-catering holiday in England

For countryside holidays in the South East of England, Buckinghamshire has to be a top choice. How about a charming holiday cottage nestled in a picturesque spot for a summer or weekend break? A self-catering stay in southern England so close to London can be affordable and most enjoyable.

One of the home counties surrounding London, there are excellent rail links from London to many Buckinghamshire towns.  This makes Buckinghamshire a great choice for Londoners looking to take a relaxing break in a holiday house. To explore Buckinghamshire fully during a country cottage holiday it is best to travel by car. 

What Country Cottage Breaks in Buckinghamshire have to offer

  • Buckinghamshire is known for beautiful English countryside and the best place for that rural retreat.  In fact over a third of Buckinghamshire is part of the Chiltern Hills - an area of outstanding natural beauty with rolling hills and forested areas with various holiday homes to rent dotted around. 
  • There are lots of opportunities for country walks, cycling and horse riding - all activities that people enjoy during time off.  The Grand Union canal runs through parts of Buckinghamshire with its associated picturesque footpaths.  There are also excellent walking opportunities along the Thames Path National trail. For children, the Roald Dahl museum and Story Centre is located in pretty Great Missenden. The children will thank you is you find somewhere to stay nearby.

Rent a cottage in a pretty Buckinghamshire village

  • There are holiday cottages in many pretty historical towns and villages in Buckinghamshire which are well worth a visit.  These include Old Amersham, a historic market town, Wendover, with its lovely chocolate café and West Wycombe, a national trust village with an interesting historic country house nearby and the underground network of Hellfire caves.  Stowe Landscape gardens, Waddesdon, Buckingham and Quainton are all quite beautiful and lovely places to relax and unwind at a holiday house.  For history lovers, Cliveden, most famous for the Profumo affair, is located near Taplow amongst gorgeous woodland and landscaped gardens. 
  • For lovers of motor sports, the world famous Silverstone racing track is located in Buckinghamshire.  If you are after a real adrenaline rush, Go Ape can be found in Wendover Woods. With so much to see and do on holiday in Buckinghamshire, do browse the cottage listings and find that special cottage, holiday house or pine lodge where you could feel completely relaxed.
  • Everyone needs to do some shopping on holiday even if it is to fill the cottage freezer, the main towns for shopping in Buckinghamshire are Milton Keynes which has a huge shopping centre and High Wycombe.  Buckinghamshire is a good choice for those looking to take a break close to London but also want to spend time amongst lovely English countryside with all the associated country pursuits.  For more local knowledge of Bucks read our Buckinghamshire inspiration and highlights.

Wherever in Buckinghamshire you choose to holiday and whether you opt to rent a log cabin, a barn conversion, a holiday cottage or a country house, we hope you find the best holiday house to rent for you on Country Cottages Online.

Popular Property Types in Buckinghamshire

Looking to book a hot tub cottage in Buckinghamshire for a truly relaxing break? Or need to find dog-friendly accommodation in Buckinghamshire for a pooch-friendly holiday? Or maybe you want to book a luxury holiday cottage, a romantic retreat or a large holiday house for a group of friends and group holiday rental home looking to holiday in Buckinghamshire. Popular types of holiday cottages in Buckinghamshire include:

Frequently Asked Questions about Buckinghamshire

Whether you want to rent a self-catering cottage, a log cabin or a rural retreat, Buckinghamshire is a wonderful area of South East England to discover on a self-catering holiday. Guests choose to holiday in Buckinghamshire because of the beautiful landscape and rural areas, lovely towns and villages including Amersham, Aylesbury, Beaconsfield, Bletchley, Buckingham and Gerrards Cross and the area's unique tourist spots, sightseeing points of interest.
Some of the top attractions in Buckinghamshire Hellfire Caves, Ridgeway, The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Wendover Woods
Some of the top activities in Buckinghamshire are cycling, walking
Country Cottages Online features 2 holiday cottages in Buckinghamshire for you to choose from, including dog-friendly, families welcome as well as a good number of rentals with facilities to help you relax and unwind to keep you entertained on holiday. Prices for cottages in Buckinghamshire range from £525 to £845 per week.