Rural Retreat Cottages in England

Find English rural retreats and country holiday homes, for holidays in England's beautiful countryside. The following country cottages are all rural retreats in England where you can enjoy the delights of the countryside, peace and tranquillity. Please click on photos to view details of the rural accommodation available in England.  If you want to find out more about the glorious British countryside, take a look at our guide on some of the best country areas

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Smokeham Farm, West Bagborough, Somerset, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Fantastic large holiday house for groups of up to 20 friends or family, complete with games room, warm bubbly hot tub, luxurious interior and countryside views, set in the Quantock Hills just 20 minutes' drive from the coast.

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

Price range from £3680 to £5980 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 20 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 26 February 2018 to 16 March 2018; from 19 March 2018 to 30 March 2018; from 02 April 2018 to 13 April 2018;

phone 01935 840964 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Two Owls Lodge, Matlock, Derbyshire, England

2 bedroom Rural Retreat, Derbyshire Dales.

Idyllic sleeps 3 rural retreat in a superb country location and with stunning views over the Derwent Valley, situated just outside of the Peak District National Park and close to Matlock.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £460 to £820 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 26 February 2018 to 02 March 2018; from 05 March 2018 to 09 March 2018; from 12 March 2018 to 15 March 2018;

phone 07498759229 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Meare Court, Taunton, Somerset, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, Somerset.

Part of the Somerset Spa collection of three select holiday homes, this self-catering farmhouse is located in beautiful rural Somerset and benefits from its own outdoor hot tub in the garden.

Special features: free internet access, indoor hot tub, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £795 to £795 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 14 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 26 February 2018 to 02 March 2018; from 04 March 2018 to 09 March 2018; from 11 March 2018 to 16 March 2018;

phone 01823 480570 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Beechwood Cottage, Cromer, Norfolk, England

2 bedroom Rural Retreat, North Norfolk Coast and the Norfolk Broads.

Idyllic romantic retreat which is perfect for up to 4 people, nestled by gorgeous countryside just 4 miles from Cromer and the coast, this is a great base for discovering the North Norfolk coast, countryside and the stunning Norfolk Broads.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £260 to £630 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 25 February 2018 to 10 April 2018;

phone +44(0)1263 768 606 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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 February 2018 to 02 March 2018; from 06 March 2018 to 30 March 2018; from 06 April 2018 to 20 April 2018;

phone 01598 76 333 9 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Courtyard Barn, Horsington, Somerset, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Somerset/Dorset Borders.

Charming 3 bedroom barn conversion with fenced private garden and stunning farmland views, just half an hour's drive from Shaftesbury and within an hour's drive of Bath, Glastonbury, Longleat Safari Park and the Mendip Hills.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £470 to £1100 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 17 April 2018 to 26 April 2018; from 21 May 2018 to 24 May 2018; from 02 June 2018 to 07 June 2018;

phone 01963 371329 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Fishermans Cottage at Hele Bay, Ilfracombe, Devon, England

2 bedroom Cottage, South West.

Cosy and comfortable coastal holiday cottage located close to the beautiful moorlands of Exmoor with private patio area to soak up the stunning views of the rugged North Devon coastline, just a short walk to the beach.

Price range from £295.00 to £695.00 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 26 February 2018 to 02 March 2018; from 05 March 2018 to 19 May 2018; from 14 July 2018 to 04 August 2018;

phone 01271 883498 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Sunnybank, Hemyock, Blackdown Hills, Hemyock, Devon, England

4 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

High quality holiday cottage with hot tub, games room and valley views, sleeping 8 in a glorious setting in the Blackdown Hills in Devon.

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

Price range from £752 to £1400 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 26 February 2018 to 02 March 2018; from 16 March 2018 to 23 March 2018; from 27 March 2018 to 30 March 2018;

phone 01823 681018 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Tallow Factory, Dedham, Essex, England

4 bedroom Unique Self-Catering, Constable Country .

Unique 4 bedroom country cottage that is a converted Tudor candle factory, in the heart of the idyllic village of Dedham in one the UK's designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, close to the Essex/Suffolk border.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1680 to £1680 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 26 February 2018 to 08 June 2018; from 10 June 2018 to 04 August 2018; from 18 August 2018 to 12 October 2018;

phone +44(0)7947438430 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Swallow Barn, Langport, Somerset, England

1 bedroom Farmstay, Somerset Levels and Moors.

High quality romantic barn conversion with wood burner, patio and private garden boasting lovely country views of nearby farmlands and hills, ideally situated for exploring the Somerset Levels.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £315 to £545 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 02 March 2018 to 09 March 2018; from 16 March 2018 to 16 April 2018; from 20 April 2018 to 27 April 2018;

phone 01458 250375 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Woodlands Farmhouse , Glastonbury, Somerset, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

A unique and historic grade II listed 17th century farmhouse set in 100 acres of rolling countryside, luxuriously renovated yet retaining many of itís original features such as the stunning inglenook fireplace, with a cinema room and shared access to a spa on site with an indoor swimming pool, sauna and gym, this is a wonderful holiday home.

Special features: free internet access, pool (The Sedum Spa is located on site and is a shared facility with the following; 12x5m chlorine free pool, sauna, Nordic hot tub, gym, relaxation room, poolside lounging area, separate male & female changing. ), games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £2980 to £4730 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 14 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 26 February 2018 to 02 March 2018; from 05 March 2018 to 09 March 2018; from 11 March 2018 to 16 March 2018;

phone 01935 840964 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Tregarthens, Church Stretton, Church Stretton, Shropshire, England

2 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, The Shropshire Hills AONB.

Welcoming 2 bedroom bungalow with stunning views out towards the Shropshire Hills.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £348 to £627 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 26 February 2018 to 03 March 2018; from 03 November 2018 to 01 December 2018;

phone 07442161073 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Wayside House, Cullompton, Devon, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Stunning gold award winning, 5 star rated country house in Devon boasting a swimming pool and games room along with views of the Culm Valley and Blackdown Hills, ideal for big family holidays or groups of friends (hen weekend and stag weekend bookings welcome).

Special features: free internet access, pool (located to the side of the house inside a purpose built pool building.), games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £999 to £4499 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 13 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 26 February 2018 to 02 March 2018; from 05 March 2018 to 16 March 2018; from 19 March 2018 to 30 March 2018;

phone 01884 849 127 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Sunridge TreeHouse, Yealmpton, Devon, England

3 bedroom Holiday Treehouse, West Country.

Luxurious Devon holiday treehouse with superb woodland and lake views and a superb modern interior, complete with luxury hot tub, elevated deck and private fishing lake, new and available from April 2015.

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

Price range from £1595 to £2295 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Special Offer: from 25 February 2018 to 28 February 2018; from 11 March 2018 to 16 March 2018;
Late availability: from 25 February 2018 to 25 February 2018;

phone 01752 216645 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Gardeners Cottage, Kington, Herefordshire, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Welsh Borders.

Pretty Herefordshire country cottage for 6 with large secluded gardens.

Price range from £515 to £824 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4* ETC)
Next availability:
from 26 February 2018 to 01 March 2018; from 04 March 2018 to 15 March 2018; from 18 March 2018 to 30 March 2018;

phone 01544 340 241 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Rower Fort, Honiton, Devon, England

8 bedroom Castle, West Country.

Unique Devonshire fairytale tower house with 8 bedrooms, with a location within 12 acres of gardens and grounds, a hot tub and indoor heated swimming pool, this is a very special place to stay.

Special features: free internet access, pool (In separate barn conversion within grounds. ), outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £3995 to £5250 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 16 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 02 April 2018 to 13 April 2018; from 16 April 2018 to 20 April 2018; from 07 May 2018 to 11 May 2018;

phone 07879 635198 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Owl Barn, Leominster, Herefordshire, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

Idyllic barn conversion 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
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 25 February 2018 to 26 February 2018;
Late availability: from 06 April 2018 to 13 April 2018;

phone 01885 400 328 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Bamford Hall, Bamford, Derbyshire, England

8 bedroom Large Country House, The Peak District.

Ideal for big groups of friends or family, this 8 bedroom property with its superb riverside location in the heart of the Peak District, its games room and warm bubbly outdoor hot tub has plenty to recommend it for group getaways.

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

Price range from £3000 to £5000 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 20 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 26 February 2018 to 02 March 2018; from 04 March 2018 to 09 March 2018; from 11 March 2018 to 16 March 2018;

phone 03339874010 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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.

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)


Late availability: from 25 February 2018 to 10 March 2018;

phone 01598 741 289 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Kirkandrews House , Longtown, Cumbria, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, North England.

Roomy sleeps 13 holiday house set in parkland grounds and with far reaching country views, close to Gretna Green and the Solway Coast AONB, welcoming anniversary parties, family groups, groups of friends, hen parties, stag parties and special celebrations.

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

Price range from £900 to £1600 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 13 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 26 February 2018 to 02 March 2018; from 05 March 2018 to 09 March 2018; from 14 March 2018 to 15 March 2018;

phone +447900221564 emailClick here to email owner more info >