Find Fabulous UK Rural Holiday Cottages to Rent

Stay in a countryside cottage for a relaxing self-catering holiday in clean fresh air.

Scroll down to view our collection of country cottages. The UK has some of the most stunning and varied countryside in the world, much of it sprinkled with idyllic rural holiday homes nestling in isolated or secluded locations and 'time-stands-still' villages with chocolate box cottages. Find and book your favourite country cottage holiday from our collection of secluded holiday cottages. These range from romantic rural retreats for couples in Scotland to luxury English country cottages for large family holidays, house parties or gatherings of friends - all in an idyllic rural location.

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Fairways West is a newly renovated luxury house that sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms in Chittlehamholt, North Devon. The house is perfect for large families or groups of friends. The house is set in lovely grounds of a hotel and has access to an 9 hole golf course, indoor swimming pool and leisure complex.

Deer View Cottage is a stunning, 5* luxury cottage with an indoor pool and hot tub set within the grounds of the North Devon Highbullen Country Hotel. The pet-friendly Devon holiday cottage is in a quiet corner of the estate enjoying picturesque rural views. Use spa facilities and golf course.

Braefoot is a North Devon countryside cottage close to beaches at Woolacombe and Ilfracombe. This child-friendly rural retreat at Lower Aylescott Farm is perfectly located for family holidays exploring the North Devon coast.

The Byre at Wheel Farm is an attractive barn conversion offering self-catering accommodation for up to 5 visitors in 3-bedrooms. Onsite facilities include an indoor heated pool, sauna and tennis court all within easy reach of fabulous beaches and the Exmoor National Park.

Set in a quiet residential area of Oakerthorpe Village, this cosy two-bedroom rural cottage is fully equipped, delightfully furnished, and perfectly located for holidays exploring the Peak District. You’re sure to love this cosy, quaint and modern Derbyshire cottage sleeping 3 in 2 bedrooms.

Exposed beams and original features abound in Malham, a rural holiday cottage near Settle set within 150 acres of countryside in the Yorkshire Dales. Malham welcomes families and pets to enjoy modern comforts, an on-site restaurant, a games room and heated swimming pool.

Majors Apartment is charming and distinct – ideally a romantic retreat for couples, or honeymoon apartment. There are stained glass windows and original features everywhere you look, plus it has it's own private and secluded garden.

Urban chic meets traditional charm at The Shippen, a delightful rural cottage in Membury Devon with wonderful views of an AONB. The pet-friendly cottage offers a generous, sun-lit, open-plan living space as well as a wood burner, double-height bedrooms, beautiful gardens and access to the coast.

Buddleia is a cosy self catering cottage; perfect for guests with up to two dogs. With a large enclosed, safe garden and access through a gate to the meadows and orchard in the higher valley of Dittiscombe Hills, guests can relax and enjoy a secluded and peaceful break in this pretty stone cottage.

The Old School is a gorgeous stone and tiled cottage which once educated the youth of South Perrott in Dorset. The pet-friendly cottage retains its Gothic arched doors, mullion windows and vaulted beamed ceilings, and boasts a Loggia in a beautiful garden, a wood burner and countryside views.

Set amidst the rolling countryside of the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Rosebank Barn on the edge of the charming Gloucestershire village of Ablington is a child-friendly cottage converted from a natural stone barn, boasting underfloor heating, vaulted ceilings, & wood-burning stove.

Enjoy a rural holiday on a working arable farm in the small village of Mutford, Suffolk, with a stay at Ash Farm Cottage, a beautiful barn conversion turned into a pet-friendly countryside cottage featuring exposed beams, brick panelling, electric fire, and two upstairs bedrooms.

Hikers and outdoor enthusiasts will love the proximity to Snowdonia of this six-bedroom rural cottage. Farmhouse lies in the Conwy village of Pentrefoelas and boasts views of the stunning countryside as well as wheelchair access, endless entertainment options, cosy open fires and a games room.

Perched atop an inspiring scenic hilltop location in North Wales, the Bryn Howell Stables in Llangollen is a superb, 3-bedroom rural retreat in Denbighshire for 2-6 guests. A remote cottage, this dog-friendly vintage holiday property has been beautifully renovated for family holidays.

Diamond Cottage is perfectly situated in beautiful Chipping Campden, within walking distance of shops, restaurants and pubs, perfect for those looking for some seriously indulgent time away from home.

With views of the Channel, Yenworthy Mill rewards visitors with tradition, walking trails, comfort and style. The pet-friendly cottage sits on a working farm in Exmoor National Park which is just moments from the ocean. The cottage in Countisbury, Devon boasts a wood burner and more treats.

Station House was originally the Station Master's House for the Manchester and Milford Railway. Now a self catering cottage with stunning views of the Cors Caron National Nature Reserve and Cambrian Mountains beyond. Sleeping up to 4 in two bedrooms, Friday changeover. Dogs welcome.

A ground floor apartment, one of two holiday properties in the grounds of the owners home, sleeping five people in three bedrooms, on the Isle of Anglesey.

Set amongst mature riverside gardens and offering gorgeous countryside views, Bratton Mill Cottage near the medieval village of Bratton Fleming, Devon, is a pet-friendly 17th-century cottage recently redecorated yet retaining much of the character and charm of the original mill.

Reconnect with nature with a rustic holiday at Cattle Call near the village of Gnosall, Staffordshire, a romantic farm cottage perfect for couples wanting to escape modern life, with fresh produce and eggs available for guests’ use, a wood-fired hot tub on the private patio, and wood-burning fire.

Carriage House resembles a castle with its four-storey tower and expansive grounds, and a regal stay is assured at a large cottage bursting with character and finished with modern comforts. The four-bedroom, rural holiday cottage in the Borders town of Coldstream welcomes families and friends.

The woodlands of North Wales surround Bothy Cottage, which welcomes families and pets to a truly charming, two-bedroom rural cottage on the Llyn Peninsula boasting exposed beams, stone walls, tennis courts, gorgeous riverside gardens in a peaceful and tranquil location near Criccieth.

Lees Farm is a stone-built detached farmhouse surrounded by open countryside It captures stunning views to Priestcliffe and the Peak District and Derbyshire Dales. The pet-friendly cottage features country charm as well as modern comforts and ample grounds, open fires and rare rural seclusion.

Tucked away along their own woodland track and with private parking, these distinctive detached lodges benefit from the facilities of the Clippesby Hall family holiday park in Norfolk, at the same time combining a sense of separateness and peaceful relaxation. Pets welcome.

The UK has some of the most stunning and varied countryside in the world, much of it sprinkled with idyllic rural self-catering cottages nestling in isolated or secluded locations. Let My Favourite Holiday Cottages introduce you to a collection of rural holiday cottages in the UK from small rural retreats for couples to large luxury country houses for large family holidays, or gatherings of friends surrounded by trees and fields and the occasional country pub. Whatever you are looking for whether it be a working farm in Gloucestershire where children can feed the livestock, or a get-away-from-it-all Yorkshire Dales cottage in the country surrounded by fields moorland offering long relaxing walks; you will find a choice of suitable cottages here. If you use the search boxes to narrow down your search you should find that rural holiday cottage with your name on it.

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