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.

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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.

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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: free internet access, 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 08 July 2019 to 10 July 2019; from 20 July 2019 to 22 July 2019; from 22 July 2019 to 24 July 2019;
Late availability: from 08 July 2019 to 08 September 2019;

Kittitoe Lodge, Parracombe, Devon, England

2 bedroom Cottage with swimming pool, North Devon.

Secluded high quality 2 bedroom holiday lodge in Devon nestled by extensive woodlands with attractive garden plus excellent leisure facilities of indoor swimming pool and family size hot tub, for larger groups ask us about our large 5 bedroom house which can also be rented by separate arrangement.

Special features: free internet access, pool (on site), indoor hot tub.

Price range from £885 to £2220 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 28 June 2019 to 05 July 2019; from 30 August 2019 to 27 September 2019; from 11 October 2019 to 25 October 2019;


Special Offer: from 28 June 2019 to 05 July 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 26 June 2019 to 28 June 2019; from 26 June 2019 to 28 June 2019; from 26 June 2019 to 28 June 2019;
Late availability: from 26 June 2019 to 15 August 2019;

Romantic Retreats at Annstead Cottages, Beadnell, Northumberland, England

1 bedroom Farm Cottage, North England.

Choose from 4 pet-friendly romantic retreats at this working farm right by the seaside of the Northumberland Coast AONB, just 1 mile from Seahouses.

Price range from £280 to £915 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 06 July 2019 to 20 July 2019; from 27 July 2019 to 07 September 2019; from 14 September 2019 to 21 September 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 23 August 2019 to 26 August 2019;
Late availability: from 23 August 2019 to 26 September 2019;

Monnington House, Monnington on Wye, Herefordshire, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

This fantastic large holiday home and adjoining cottage together sleep up to 18 in style and comfort and benefit from a setting within an area of outstanding natural beauty near to the Brecon Beacons and River Wye, with its games room and table tennis room, this property is ideal for special celebrations and for large group getaways.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £3400 to £7000 per week
Sleeps from 9 to 18 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: (5)

Next availability:
from 27 June 2019 to 28 June 2019; from 07 July 2019 to 12 July 2019; from 15 July 2019 to 26 July 2019;

Old Guadaloupe Cottage, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England

1 bedroom Farmstay, Midlands.

Fabulous romantic cottage, 4 star rated with its own secluded private hot tub, spoil the one you love on a special break to remember.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £550 to £590 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (4)


Special Offer: from 26 June 2019 to 01 July 2019;
Late availability: from 26 June 2019 to 01 July 2019;

The Miller's Cottage at Hele Bay, Ilfracombe, Devon, England

2 bedroom Waterside Cottage, South West.

Charming two bedroom stone-built holiday cottage, part of a historic Watermill, with stream views and a location just a few minutes walk from Hele Bay beach and only a mile from Ilfracombe, this is a great place for a coastal self-catering holiday and is dog-friendly and family-friendly.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300 to £780 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 28 June 2019 to 01 July 2019; from 03 July 2019 to 06 July 2019; from 24 August 2019 to 01 September 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 26 June 2019 to 30 July 2019;
Late availability: from 26 June 2019 to 31 July 2019;

Owl Barn, Leominster, Herefordshire, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

Idyllic barn conversion with private hot tub which benefits from a number of stunning features such as vaulted ceilings and wooden beams and also has a large garden where you can enjoy fantastic countryside views, nestled deep in the Herefordshire countryside yet only 5 mile from Leominster.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1200 to £2500 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 11 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 02 July 2019 to 05 July 2019; from 08 July 2019 to 12 July 2019; from 15 July 2019 to 26 July 2019;