Cottages to rent for self-catering breaks in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England

St Albans is a large Hertfordshire town with excellent travel links with London.  If you are looking to book a self catering cottage stay in an attractive town with a good range of facilities and great transport links with London then St Albans could be the right choice for you.  Train journeys in to London take around 20 minutes.  Although a large town St Albans is quite a charming place with a number of interesting historical buildings.  Also in St Albans are a great range of shops including up market designer boutiques.  There are also plenty of pubs, bars and cafes in the town.


What St Albans offers for Cottage Breaks

St Albans is important in terms of Roman heritage.  There is a fascinating Roman Amphitheatre located on the edge of the town which can be reached following an enjoyable short country walk.  At Verulamium Park there is also a museum with mosaic floors and plenty of information about St Albans Roman heritage. A magnificent cathedral is another tourist draw. There's often something happening in the cathedral, a choir singing, or orchestral performance to entertain, as well as it being a place of worship.  Also in St Albans is Willows Farm Park where children can enjoy meeting a variety of different animals.  

It is possible to book guided walking tours of St Albans run by the city and district council.  There are a variety of different walking tours on offer.  Tickets and more information on these walks can be obtained from the St Albans Tourist Information Office.  Whether you choose to stay in a holiday home in St Albans itself or a cottage in the surrounding countryside we hope you will find St Albans a great choice for a self-catering holiday.

Book a St Albans cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Hertfordshire on holiday.

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Romantic Retreat at Little Trees Farm, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, South East England, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, St Albans 6 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
3 star

Beautifully presented romantic retreat for two, set within the owner's grounds, on the outskirts of the pretty town of Harpenden, well located for driving out and exploring the Chiltern Hills and charming nearby market towns like St Albans and Berkhamsted, as well as unspoilt villages on days out.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £281
Next availability:
from 02 October to 24 October 20

Holly House Cottage, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, South East England, England

3 bedroom Cottage, St Albans 9 miles away

sleeps 1 - 6 guests
1 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Comfortable and welcoming holiday cottage nestled in the tranquil Hertfordshire countryside close to Hitchin, with an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis court and country setting, Holly House Cottage is perfect from getting away from it all.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Indoor - integrated with property), tennis court.

Weekly Price from: £900
Next availability:
from 21 September to 25 September 20 from 01 October to 30 October 20

The Barn at Lower Bassibones Farm, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, South East England, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, St Albans 15 miles away

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

4 star rated barn conversion set on a farm in the Bucks countryside in the Chiltern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just 3 miles from Great Missenden and 5 miles from Wendover.

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

Weekly Price from: £395

Inglenook Cottage, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, South East England, England

2 bedroom Period Cottage, St Albans 15 miles away

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

Pretty 4 star, 2 bedroom country cottage with own garden in the Chiltern Hills AONB, just 3 miles from Great Missenden.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £395

Bluegate Farm Holiday Cottages, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, East England , England

2 bedroom country cottages, St Albans 15 miles away

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
2 bedrooms
2
6 bathrooms
6
no dogs allowed

Two high quality farm cottages, each with its own private garden and impressive countryside views out towards the Chiltern Hills, just a short distance from Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, Woburn Safari Park and the Dunstable Downs.

Weekly Price from: £380