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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Faith's Cottage, Longwitton, Northumberland, England

4 bedroom Rural Retreat, North England.

Four bedroom rural retreat set in large gardens next to idyllic countryside close to the Northumberland National Park and the Coquet valley, boasting fabulous views out to the Simonside Hills.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £477 to £1100 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 26 March 2019 to 05 April 2019; from 26 April 2019 to 03 May 2019; from 10 May 2019 to 17 May 2019;


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

Woodend Schoolhouse, Ulpha, Cumbria, England

1 bedroom Cottage, North England.

Glorious stone-built cottage standing on its own in the Lake District National Park with spectacular views across the surrounding countryside, recently refurbished and offering comfortable character accommodation with special touches such as a wrought iron style four poster bed, this is a great place to stay for two people on a romantic break.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £400 to £700 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: (3)


Late availability: from 06 April 2019 to 18 May 2019;

The Cottage at Great East Standen Manor, Arreton, Isle of Wight, England

2 bedroom Cottage, South Coast.

Pretty thatched country cottage with ample character and own garden where you can soak up the naturally beautiful surroundings and listen to birdsong, a delightful rural retreat.

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

Price range from £350 to £850 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 26 March 2019 to 15 April 2019; from 20 April 2019 to 04 May 2019; from 11 May 2019 to 22 June 2019;

Beesoni Rural Retreat, Malvern Hills, Castlemorton, Worcestershire, England

4 bedroom Barn Conversion, Worcester and the Wye Valley.

Charming and very comfortable 4 bedroom family-friendly and dog-friendly barn conversion set next to farmlands and fields near to Castlemorton, within easy reach of the Malvern Hills and Cotswolds for days out.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £765 to £3962 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: (5)

Next availability:
from 29 April 2019 to 03 May 2019; from 31 May 2019 to 07 June 2019; from 16 August 2019 to 23 August 2019;

Ryecross Rural Retreat near Shaftesbury, Shaftesbury, Dorset, England

2 bedroom Farm Cottage, Dorset and Somerset.

Get away from it all with a stay at this idyllic rural retreat near the attractive hillside town of Shaftesbury in Dorset.

Price range from £297 to £1441 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (3)

Next availability:
from 01 July 2019 to 06 July 2019; from 16 July 2019 to 16 August 2019;

Rosewall Cottage, Halsetown, Cornwall, England

2 bedroom Country Cottage, West Country.

Homely 2 bedroom country cottage conveniently close to the coast and just a short drive from the coastal town of St Ives and a choice of beautiful beaches.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £299 to £1793 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (3)

Next availability:
from 01 April 2019 to 20 April 2019; from 27 April 2019 to 25 May 2019; from 06 July 2019 to 20 July 2019;

Woodbine Family Cottage, Cumbria and the Lake District , Ambleside, Cumbria, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Lake District National Park.

Charming Ambleside family friendly holiday cottage with original features, sporting an open plan living space and benefiting from a fantastic location within the Lake District National Park.

Price range from £335 to £750 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (4)

Next availability:
from 26 March 2019 to 29 March 2019; from 15 April 2019 to 19 April 2019; from 22 April 2019 to 26 April 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: (5)

Next availability:
from 22 April 2019 to 03 May 2019; from 06 May 2019 to 20 May 2019; from 24 May 2019 to 31 May 2019;

Couple's Peak District Apartment, Hayfield, Derbyshire, England

1 bedroom Cottage Apartment, Peak District.

Looking for a smartly presented holiday home to rent for a couple's holiday close to the Peak District National Park? .

Price range from £204 to £661 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (3)

Next availability:
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The Castle, West Wiltshire, West Ashton, Wiltshire, England

8 bedroom Castle and Clock House, West Country.

Unique 6 bedroom castle and 2 bedroom clock house 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 £450 to £1985 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 16 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (5 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 27 March 2019 to 29 March 2019; from 01 April 2019 to 05 April 2019; from 22 April 2019 to 23 April 2019;