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. 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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Sleepy's Barn, Lydney, Gloucestershire, England

1 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, Cotswolds.

One bedroom country cottage with fantastic views, pretty gardens and outdoor hot tub, located on a hillside within the Royal Forest of Dean, perfect for romantic breaks.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £775 to £850 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 25 January 2019 to 28 January 2019;

Field Cottage, Kington, Herefordshire, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Heart of England.

Idyllic country cottage set in an orchard offering inspirational views of the Black Mountains.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £595 to £824 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 24 January 2019 to 02 March 2019; from 24 January 2019 to 02 March 2019;
Late availability: from 15 February 2019 to 22 February 2019;

Trinity Cottage at Oxford Country Cottages, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Shakespeare Country.

Escape for a romantic break or small family holiday to this luxurious stylish barn conversion, set in unspoilt rural Oxfordshire, yet just 5 miles from the historic city of Oxford, with a warm bubbly hot tub within the development, making this a great place to relax and unwind.

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

Price range from £550 to £550 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 3 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 24 January 2019 to 06 March 2019;
Late availability: from 24 January 2019 to 07 March 2019;

Bartridge Farm Cottage, Umberleigh, Devon, England

2 bedroom Farm Cottage, West Country.

2 bedroom rural retreat with private warm bubbly hot tub, own swimming pool and stunning views over the Taw Valley out to Exmoor, idyllic place to relax and unwind in Tarka Country.

Special features: free internet access, pool (The warm indoor pool is next to the cottage.), outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £750 to £1500 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 14 March 2019 to 05 April 2019; from 19 April 2019 to 26 April 2019; from 29 April 2019 to 03 May 2019;


Special Offer: from 24 January 2019 to 05 December 2019;

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

1 bedroom Cottage Apartment, Lake District National Park.

Romantic retreat in the Lake District with stylish interior and a private warm bubbly spa hot tub, just a walk away from Bowness Village and beautiful Lake Windermere.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £595 to £695 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 27 January 2019 to 31 January 2019; from 03 February 2019 to 06 February 2019; from 09 February 2019 to 11 February 2019;
Late availability: from 24 January 2019 to 28 February 2019;

Rough Top Cottage, Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire, England

3 bedroom Cottage, North England.

Welcoming 3 bedroom pet-friendly character cottage with a warming open fire and original features along with lovely countryside views, close to Haworth and Bronte Country.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300 to £800 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 24 January 2019 to 28 February 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 March 2019 to 16 March 2019; from 16 March 2019 to 01 April 2019;
Late availability: from 01 March 2019 to 01 April 2019;

Chaffeymoor Grange, Gillingham, Dorset, England

10 bedroom Mansion, West Country.

Wonderful 10 bedroom manor house in the Blackmoor Vale surrounded by beautiful gardens and lush Dorset countryside.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room.

Price range from £5800 to £6300 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 20 people in 10 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 24 January 2019 to 28 February 2019; from 01 March 2019 to 31 March 2019;
Late availability: from 24 January 2019 to 15 March 2019;

The Coach House, Frome, Somerset, England

4 bedroom Barn Conversion, West Country.

Set within the stunning landscaped gardens of Stonnwall Manor.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £380 to £796 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 9 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (5 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 24 January 2019 to 31 January 2019;

Hidden Valley Country House near Bath, Box, Wiltshire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Superb 6 bedroom country house with beautiful stylish interior and fantastic outdoor swimming pool, nestled by private woodlands, just 10 minutes’ drive from the historical spa city of Bath.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Outdoor swimming pool in the gardens. Open March to September only ).

Price range from £1850 to £3150 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 28 January 2019 to 01 February 2019;
Late availability: from 15 March 2019 to 17 March 2019;

Eskmeals House, Lake District, Ravenglass, Cumbria, England

9 bedroom Cottage, Lake District.

A beautiful country holiday home, set within 7 acres of gardens close to Ravenglass in the Lake District National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1250 to £2200 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 21 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 01 February 2019 to 04 February 2019; from 22 February 2019 to 24 February 2019;
Late availability: from 01 March 2019 to 04 March 2019;

Yorkshire Wolds 2 bedroom cottages, Beverley, Yorkshire, England

2 bedroom cottages, North England.

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.

Price range from £250 to £950 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Special Offer: from 24 January 2019 to 14 March 2019; from 24 January 2019 to 14 March 2019;
Late availability: from 24 January 2019 to 14 March 2019;

Vicarage Farm Cottages, Tideswell, Derbyshire, England

7 bedroom Cottage Complex, Peak District National Park.

A small collection of three delightful country cottages with lovely countryside views nestled in six acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and woodlands within the Peak District National Park.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room, sauna.

Price range from £325 to £960 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 15 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 24 January 2019 to 07 March 2019;

Ashdene, Highworth, Wiltshire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Large holiday cottage which is both family-friendly and dog-friendly with a games room, hot tub and private indoor heated swimming pool to keep you entertained during your stay, all within private gardens from which you can enjoy countryside views.

Special features: free internet access, pool (On site), games room, indoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £2800 to £4250 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 04 February 2019 to 30 March 2019;
Late availability: from 01 February 2019 to 03 February 2019;

The Castle, West Wiltshire, West Ashton, Wiltshire, England

8 bedroom Castle, West Country.

Unique 6 bedroom castle to rent near Bath set in extensive grounds, sleeping up to 16 people (the castle sleeps 12 and the clock house sleeps 4).

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1585 to £4985 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 16 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 24 January 2019 to 31 January 2019;

'THE GREEN' - near Sheffield/Buxton/Chesterfield, Hope, Derbyshire, England

7 bedroom Mansion, Peak District National Park.

Fabulous big cottage boasting an indoor heated swimming pool with Wavejet machine, ideal for large groups such as hen parties, stag parties and big families.

Special features: free internet access, pool (indoors).

Price range from £1400 to £2300 per week
Sleeps from 14 to 18 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (5 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 08 February 2019 to 11 February 2019;

Incleborough House luxury self catering, Cromer, Norfolk, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, North Norfolk coast.

Gold award winning, large holiday house with 7 en-suite bedrooms and a 5 star rating, located near Cromer just 5 minutes' walk from the local beach, with a games room, luxurious outdoor hot tub and walled garden on site, this house is ideal for big groups of friends or family looking to stay in style.

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

Price range from £2995 to £6695 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 16 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Special Offer: from 24 January 2019 to 25 February 2019; from 24 January 2019 to 31 January 2019;
Late availability: from 25 February 2019 to 01 March 2019;

Trevase Granary, Hereford, Herefordshire, England

8 bedroom Barn Conversion, Heart of England.

Choose from two award winning 5 star rated luxury barn conversions, each sleeping up to 18 guests, close to the Wye Valley and with stunning countryside views, a private garden, games room and hot tub for relaxing holidays.

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

Price range from £1650 to £5300 per week
Sleeps from 16 to 18 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 8
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 28 January 2019 to 01 February 2019; from 11 February 2019 to 15 February 2019; from 18 February 2019 to 22 February 2019;


Special Offer: from 18 February 2019 to 22 February 2019; from 25 February 2019 to 01 March 2019; from 29 March 2019 to 01 April 2019;

Bluebell Bank, Sheplegh Court, Dartmouth, Devon, England

3 bedroom Self catering apartment, Devon.

Charming apartment with garden views set within Devon country estate benefiting from excellent shared leisure facilities including a heated outdoor swimming pool, sauna, games room and tennis courts.

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

Price range from £600 to £1400 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 24 January 2019 to 01 March 2019;

High Standard House with free Parking, WiFi, Sonos System and Games room, Checkley, Herefordshire, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

Superb high quality 5 bedroom holiday house with luxurious interior and games room with pool table and table tennis just 15 minutes’ drive from the beautiful town of Hereford (three of the five bedrooms have ensuite facilities and one of these ensuite bedrooms is on the ground floor and may suit a couple who want to avoid stairs).

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

Price range from £1600 to £3300 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 11 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 24 January 2019 to 27 February 2019;
Late availability: from 24 January 2019 to 28 February 2019;