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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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
Next availability:
from 01 April 2019 to 12 April 2019; from 22 April 2019 to 03 May 2019; from 06 May 2019 to 10 May 2019;


Special Offer: from 25 March 2019 to 31 March 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 26 March 2019 to 29 March 2019; from 01 April 2019 to 05 April 2019; from 29 April 2019 to 10 May 2019;


Special Offer: from 25 March 2019 to 29 March 2019; from 29 March 2019 to 05 April 2019;

Langford Valley Barn, Dorchester, Dorset, England

4 bedroom Barn Conversion, Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Newly available is this stunning 4 bedroom barn conversion set by the unspoilt Dorset Downs, enjoy a luxury country holiday, just half an hour's drive from the beautiful Jurassic coastline.

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

Price range from £1250 to £2650 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (5)


Special Offer: from 25 March 2019 to 29 March 2019;
Late availability: from 25 March 2019 to 29 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: (4)

Next availability:
from 26 March 2019 to 05 April 2019; from 22 April 2019 to 26 April 2019; from 28 April 2019 to 03 May 2019;


Special Offer: from 25 March 2019 to 30 March 2019;

Weathervane Cottage at Twistgates Farm Cottages, Honiton, Devon, England

3 bedroom Cottage, East Devon.

Three bedroom character cottage, both family-friendly and pet-friendly, with own garden in a peaceful location by the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with the Jurassic coast just a short drive away.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £350 to £975 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 29 March 2019 to 31 March 2019; from 10 April 2019 to 16 April 2019;
Late availability: from 30 March 2019 to 06 April 2019;

The Quad, Wellington, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

A wonderful large luxury barn conversion with special features including a romantic master bedroom with four poster bed, private hot tub and secluded garden, set in a peaceful rural valley surrounded by wonderful unspoilt countryside and wildlife, ideal for groups of family or friends (this property is hen party and stag party friendly).

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

Price range from £1200 to £3500 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 25 March 2019 to 29 March 2019; from 25 March 2019 to 27 July 2019;
Late availability: from 01 April 2019 to 05 April 2019;

Gamekeeper's Hide on the Colmer Estate, Kingsbridge, Devon, England

2 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, West Country.

Family-friendly holiday cottage sleeping up to 4, located within the prestigious Colmer Estate where excellent shared leisure facilities such as an indoor and outdoor pool, a fishing lake, tennis court and games room are pretty much guaranteed to keep any family entertained.

Special features: free internet access, pool (There are 2 swimming pools; an indoor heated pool feet from the cottage and also a huge outdoor heated pool), tennis court, games room.

Price range from £460 to £1250 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 25 March 2019 to 06 April 2019;
Late availability: from 25 March 2019 to 05 April 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 (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: (5)


Special Offer: from 25 March 2019 to 31 March 2019; from 25 March 2019 to 31 March 2019;
Late availability: from 25 March 2019 to 29 March 2019;

Compton Nest, Compton Abbas, Dorset, England

8 bedroom Large Country House, Near Shaftesbury.

Roomy large country house with 8 bedrooms and 3 acres of grounds, only around 4 miles from Shaftesbury and within an hour's drive of the scenic Dorset coast.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £2150 to £4550 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 18 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4.5
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 29 March 2019 to 31 March 2019;
Late availability: from 29 March 2019 to 31 March 2019;

Duck Street Cottage, Symondsbury, Dorset, England

1 bedroom Thatched Cottage, West Country.

Delightful thatched cottage in Dorset in the West Country, with one double bedroom, original features and a location very near to the stunning Jurassic coast this is an ideal cottage for a romantic break.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £525 to £850 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: (5)


Late availability: from 05 April 2019 to 03 June 2019;