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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Hunter's Moon, Glastonbury, Somerset, England

4 bedroom Unusual Self-Catering, West Country.

Feel the magic at Hunter’s Moon, a magical holiday house sleeping 10 near Glastonbury in Somerset, with unique quirky features including handcrafted windows and doors, a ‘tree’ inside the kitchen and master bedroom, a private cinema pod with large TV screen, a private hot tub and an idyllic woodland setting, this is a dream holiday home! Hen parties welcome.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1780 to £2980 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 27 January 2019 to 01 February 2019; from 03 February 2019 to 08 February 2019; from 10 February 2019 to 15 February 2019;

Dairy Countryside Cottage, North York Moors National Park, Staintondale, Yorkshire, England

1 bedroom Stone-Built Holiday Cottage, North York Moors National Park and Coast.

Stylish one bedroom holiday barn situated close to Staintondale, with a Whirlpool bath and king-size bed plus a location close to the coast within the North York Moors National Park, this is a great place for a romantic break for two.

Price range from £348 to £539 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 25 January 2019 to 10 May 2019; from 14 May 2019 to 14 June 2019; from 05 July 2019 to 25 October 2019;

Holme Wold Farm Cottage, Beverley, Yorkshire, England

3 bedroom Rural Retreat, East Riding of Yorkshire.

Idyllic 3 bedroom rural retreat with large gardens and country views out to the Yorkshire Wolds, pet-friendly and within reach of York and the Yorkshire coast for days out.

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

Price range from £580 to £1360 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 7 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 25 January 2019 to 16 March 2019; from 23 March 2019 to 12 April 2019; from 26 April 2019 to 18 May 2019;

St Andrews Dogs-welcome Lodge, Thorpe-On-The-Hill, Lincolnshire, England

3 bedroom Chalet, East Midlands.

Three bedroom wooden holiday lodge with an outdoor hot tub in a peaceful location amongst shared grounds with fishing lake and golf course on site for an active break, conveniently close to Lincoln and the attractive riverside of Newark-on-Trent for days out.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £368 to £896 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 04 February 2019 to 15 February 2019; from 18 February 2019 to 01 March 2019; from 04 March 2019 to 08 March 2019;

Easedale Tarn, Skelwith Bridge, Cumbria, England

2 bedroom Wooden Lodge, Lake District National Park.

Wooden holiday cabin nestled next to trees on a holiday development in the Lake District National Park close to Lake Windermere and benefiting from seasonal access to excellent on site leisure facilities.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £475 to £650 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 25 January 2019 to 25 May 2019; from 22 June 2019 to 03 August 2019; from 10 August 2019 to 28 September 2019;

Lower Hedge Farm , Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England

5 bedroom Farmstay, South West.

A stunning large luxurious holiday house boasting unspoilt views over the open countryside with a private hot tub and games room complete with pool table and table tennis for fun times.

Special features: games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £2280 to £3580 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 27 January 2019 to 08 February 2019; from 10 February 2019 to 01 March 2019; from 04 March 2019 to 08 March 2019;

Winstitchen Farm, Minehead, Somerset, England

4 bedroom Large Country House, Exmoor National Park.

Four bedroom secluded holiday farmhouse with fantastic moorland views nestled in the naturally beautiful greenery of Exmoor National Park with the coast easily accessible for day trips.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300 to £1200 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 25 January 2019 to 18 March 2019; from 24 March 2019 to 01 April 2019; from 05 April 2019 to 13 April 2019;

Newmarket Cottage, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England

4 bedroom Luxury Cottage, Cotswolds.

Roomy and spacious, this superb 4 bedroom cottage sleeps up to 8 people in high quality accommodation in the unspoilt and idyllic Cotswolds, close to Chipping Norton, this is a fantastic location for discovering some of the best of the Cotswolds on days out but there is plenty to keep you entertained on site too with extensive beautiful gardens and excellent shared leisure facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, a gym and even a spa (pampering treatments bookable at additional cost).

Special features: free internet access, pool (Shared indoor heated swimming pool on site.), Gold Award Winning Cottage, Silver Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1554 to £5051 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 28 January 2019 to 01 February 2019; from 03 February 2019 to 08 February 2019; from 10 February 2019 to 15 February 2019;

Covercote Yorkshire Dales Cottage, Horsehouse, Yorkshire, England

4 bedroom English Country Cottage, Yorkshire Dales.

Looking for a pet-friendly Yorkshire Dales cottage with ample character? If so this 4 bedroom English country cottage with its woodburning stove, village location and striking countryside views out to the Yorkshire Dales National Park, could be perfect for you.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £658 to £1417 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 25 January 2019 to 01 February 2019; from 03 February 2019 to 08 February 2019; from 10 February 2019 to 16 February 2019;

Gardener's Country Cottage, Belford, Northumberland, England

3 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, Northumbria.

Family-friendly and dog-friendly country cottage set next to woodlands, close to Belford and conveniently close to the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with its beautiful sandy beaches and castles and not far from Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve and Holy Island.

Price range from £351 to £918 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 25 January 2019 to 10 February 2019; from 14 February 2019 to 23 March 2019; from 04 April 2019 to 06 April 2019;

Braefoot, Woolacombe, Devon, England

2 bedroom Rural Country Cottage, West Country.

2 bedroom holiday cottage with a patio with wonderful country views, part of a small collection of cottages set in 4 acres of grounds in the North Devon countryside where there are fishing lakes on site and a children's play area with swings and slide, just 7 miles from Woolacombe beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1725 to £3250 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 25 January 2019 to 24 May 2019;

Mill Holiday Cottage, Yorkshire Dales , Buckden, Yorkshire, England

2 bedroom Stone-Built Holiday Cottage, Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Charming stone-built 2 bedroom family-friendly and dog-friendly Yorkshire Dales holiday cottage, situated in the heart of the pretty village of Buckden in the Upper Wharfedale Valley, close to both Skipton and Grassington, this is a great base for discovering some of the best of the Yorkshire Dales National Park on days out.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £312 to £574 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 01 February 2019 to 03 February 2019; from 06 February 2019 to 18 February 2019; from 01 March 2019 to 04 March 2019;

Bluebell Wooden Lodge, White Cross Bay, Cumbria, England

3 bedroom Wooden Holiday Chalet, Lake District National Park.

Stylish, bright, light and airy 3 bedroom pine holiday lodge, situated within a collection of award-winning holiday lodges by Lake Windermere in the Lake District National Park, relax and rejuvenate on your Cumbrian holiday with use of excellent leisure facilities on site including an indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and gym.

Special features: pool ().

Price range from £390 to £1013 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 11 February 2019 to 22 February 2019; from 25 February 2019 to 01 March 2019; from 04 March 2019 to 06 March 2019;

Pheasant Lodge Scottish Borders, Longtown, Cumbria, England

2 bedroom Log Cabin, Cumbria/Scottish Borders.

Whether for a mini-moon, honeymoon or a break with friends, this superb adults-only log cabin with its private hot tub with mood lighting is something special; add to this a location just 3 miles from Gretna Green, a 5 star rating, a setting close to unspoilt countryside and a Green at Heart Gold Award and it's clear to see this solid Norwegian Timber Lodge has plenty to offer (plus fishing for salmon and trout is possible on the Border River Esk, along 3 mile river beat and rod hire is available).

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

Price range from £556 to £1130 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 28 January 2019 to 04 March 2019; from 08 March 2019 to 25 March 2019; from 29 March 2019 to 12 April 2019;

Stapledon Lodge Dogs-welcome Cottage, South West England , East Anstey, Devon, England

1 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

Attractive light and bright 1 bedroom holiday apartment with one romantic bedroom with a king-size bed, situated close to Exmoor National Park.

Price range from £272 to £598 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 09 February 2019 to 16 February 2019; from 24 February 2019 to 15 March 2019; from 19 March 2019 to 23 March 2019;

Valley View Cottage, Howle Hill, Herefordshire, England

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Worcester and the Wye Valley.

Warm and welcoming 1 bedroom barn conversion in a delightful rural location with views over the Wye Valley and easy access to the Forest of Dean.

Price range from £345 to £555 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 26 January 2019 to 01 June 2019; from 15 June 2019 to 29 June 2019; from 06 July 2019 to 21 December 2019;

Ploughman's Cottage, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England

2 bedroom Bungalow, Midlands.

Comfortable 2 bedroom country cottage nestled in 3 acres of tranquil gardens, discover the best of Nottinghamshire close by with day trips to the riverside town of Newark-on-Trent, Clipstone Forest and Sherwood Forest to name just a few attractions.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £446 to £604 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 03 February 2019 to 21 February 2019; from 24 February 2019 to 06 April 2019; from 13 April 2019 to 17 May 2019;

Cornflower Cottage, Taunton, Somerset, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, South West.

A beautiful luxurious barn conversion with private swimming pool and a setting close to the Quantock Hills, Blackdown Hills as well as Exmoor National Park.

Special features: free internet access, pool (The heated indoor pool is shared with the guests of our other cottages), outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £445 to £975 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)
Next availability:
from 25 January 2019 to 01 February 2019; from 04 February 2019 to 15 February 2019; from 25 February 2019 to 22 March 2019;

Stanway House, Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire, England

8 bedroom Large Country House, Cotswolds.

Lovely large stone-built holiday cottage with 8 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and country views, ideal for large groups of friends or family, with a lovely rural location only 2 miles from Stow-on-the-Wold in the Cotswolds.

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

Price range from £1590 to £2880 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 18 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 28 January 2019 to 01 February 2019; from 04 February 2019 to 06 February 2019; from 13 February 2019 to 15 February 2019;

Wynding Head, Bamburgh, Northumberland, England

3 bedroom Coastal Cottage Apartment, Northumberland Coast AONB.

Family-friendly 5 star rated cottage in seaside village of Bamburgh with superb views out to Bamburgh castle, an enclosed garden and an excellent location just a short walk from Bamburgh's long stretch of beautiful sandy beach (up to 2 dogs welcome by arrangement).

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1020 to £2090 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 25 January 2019 to 05 February 2019; from 07 February 2019 to 08 February 2019; from 18 February 2019 to 08 March 2019;