Historic Holiday Cottages to rent in the UK
Searching for an inspiring historical holiday cottage to rent for a break in the UK? From Grade I listed properties to Grade II listed and character properties with a rich history, including houses that back to the Victorian and Georgian periods, Country Cottages Online features a great selection of historical cottages dotted throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.
Popular Searches for Historical Holiday Houses
Many holidaymakers love holiday properties with a strong past and character. Many guests find these sorts of rentals truly appealing because they are charming, have a story to tell from the olden days and make for truly atmospheric places to stay. Popular choices when it comes to old holiday cottages in the UK include rentals with beams, listed holiday homes, forts and historic castles.
Historic Holiday Cottages with Character Features
Whatever type of historical features you find appealing, whether exposed wooden beams or mullioned stone windows to take just two examples, find a holiday cottage with ample character and charm for your next break.
Listed Holiday Cottages
Grade I Listed Holiday Homes
Recognised for being of exceptional historical interest, Grade I listed properties are special and rare. If you would like to stay in a historical building where every effort has been made to preserve and care for the property and its heritage then a stay in a Grade I listed holiday cottage could be the perfect choice for you.
As properties of special historical or architectural significance, Grade II listed holiday homes are special and characterful properties. If you love the charm of historical properties, booking a stay in a Grade II listed holiday home could be ideal.
Holiday Homes Dating Back to Certain Historical Periods
Victorian Holiday Homes
Usually exuding style and elegance, it's easy to see why some many people love staying in Victorian buildings.
Georgian Holiday Houses
Georgian architecture is renowned for its sense of symmetry and elegance, making a stay in a Georgian holiday home all the more special and memorable.
Edwardian Holiday Houses
Rent a holiday house that dates back to the Edwardian period and choose from properties built in the Arts and Crafts style, Baroque or Georgian style.
Visitors from abroad are so much more aware of the depth and wealth of history in the UK that we Brits just take for granted. To many people, it's a joy and privilege to be able to stay in a historic holiday home that goes back two or three hundred years. Several of the cottages are Grade I or Grade II listed cottages, or in conservation areas.