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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Aggies is a beautifully furnished rural holiday cottage in Devon sleeping 6 in 3 bedrooms nestled in the hills of the North Devon Coast close to the coast and beaches at Ilfracombe and Woolacombe.
Exmoor Farmhouse is a stunning, large Exmoor house with 7 bedrooms and sleeps 14. It welcomes dogs and has turn-out and stabling for horses. With spectacular views over Exmoor and large gardens to play or relax, Exmoor Farmhouse is a great place to stay with friends and family to explore Exmoor.
Set in the heart of Goodleigh village, Magnolia View Cottage is a 17th century traditional Devon longhouse, lovingly converted and recently refurbished to offer dog and child-friendly high-quality self-catering accommodation in a wonderfully tranquil rural setting, yet close to the coast.
Lower Leys Cottage sits close to the Somerset village of Withypool providing cosy accommodation set within the Exmoor National Park. The dog-friendly Exmoor holiday cottage sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms. Both the cottages at Leys Farm have been recently completely redecorated and refurbished.
Maplebeck sits along the banks of the River Esk near historic Whitby, North Yorkshire, a delightful red brick coastal cottage by the famous old railway viaduct that is furnished and decorated to a very high standard, boasting private patio and first-floor balcony overlooking the river.
A traditional stone fireplace and exposed beams gift Ash Lodge country charm, and the rural cottage near Washford treat guests to open fire, a hot tub, lovely grounds, contemporary comforts and a peaceful property with a lot of space for your dog and proximity to the coastline of Somerset.
A delightful pair of Shropshire Holiday Cottages in Bishop's Castle, let independently or together. Between them, The Old School House and Cottage sleep 17 in 9 bedrooms. Comprising a detached Georgian house with adjacent detached cottage and hot tub offering large and characterful accommodation.
The Lake House is a luxurious rural cottage set on Raithwaite Estate near Whitby in Yorkshire. The pet-friendly cottage offers gorgeous views of the surrounding woodland and a deluxe interior featuring spacious rooms and traditional charm. A pool, butler and other services can complete your holiday.
The Lodge is a gorgeously sunny open plan luxury cottage and is incredibly eco-friendly – as well as very child-friendly and dog-friendly! It nestles on our organic dairy farm in remote countryside right on the South Devon coast close to Plymouth and also just a short drive from rugged Dartmoor.
Enjoy the quiet, comfortable luxury of The Round Retreat, a large rural holiday cottage on the coast near Barnstaple in North Devon with an indoor pool, spa, tennis court, gym and sauna. Sleeps 12 - 14 guests in 7 bedrooms, perfect for large or dual family holidays or celebrations.
A delightful Cotswold Countryside Cottage with a mature private garden in the idyllic village of Broadway. Dog-friendly Laburnum Cottage sleeps 3 in 2 double bedrooms - perfect for a country cottage holiday in a lovely Worcestershire location.
This detached luxury holiday cottage in Ventnor lies in the south of the Isle of Wight a short stroll from the beach at \Steephill Cove. The beach at Steephill Cove is a short stroll away and Ventnor Botanical Gardens are just a two minute walk.
The rustic stone exterior and spacious lawned gardens of Sunset Cottage in SOmerset welcome guests to a charming rural holiday cottage near Shepton Mallet, whose interior boasts modern comforts and tasteful design. The peaceful, pet-free cottage offers a gingerbread-style BBQ hut and rural views.
Robertswood Country House is a large Victorian House offering child friendly luxury Self Catering Accommodation in Matlock, Derbyshire within the Peak District. Quiet, comfortable and very affordable.
Beaford House is a quintessential country house sitting atop a rise near Beaford in Devon. The house enjoys spectacular views from its expansive grounds. It offers an outdoor swimming pool, space for pets, a unique barbecue hut, open fires and a luxurious interior boasting regal elegance.
Andromeda, sits on a quiet residential village street in Chillington close to Slapton Sands, Blackpool Cove, Dartmouth and other South Devon seaside resorts. This 3-bedroom holiday cottage welcomes families and their pets, having a secure garden and lots of countryside walks close to hand.
If your large family is looking for a place in the countryside for a cottage holiday, then look no further than The Rindle! This large, Peak District holiday cottage near Leek comfortably houses up to 14 people and serves as the perfect rural base for countryside holidays for families and friends.
Rosemary offers you and your partner a unique holiday where you can unwind and get lazy together, enjoying a peace of mind. Buttercup Barn Retreats. Rosemary is a unique retreat hut within a small Isle of Wight Glamp site. It sleeps two and is a perfect romantic retreat for couples. Pets welcome.
Deep in leafy Devon lanes, pet friendly Larches Cottage lies on the coast,1.5 miles north of Slapton in a sheltered wooded valley, Grade II listed converted stone barns around a courtyard flanked on two sides with Virginia creeper and stone walls. 1.5 acres of garden.
Huckleberry Barn lies within a private estate, by a small stream near Chipping Camden in Gloucestershire. The pet-friendly cottage in the Cotswolds oozes rustic charm and promises families lush green gardens, calming views and original features such as vaulted ceilings and exposed beams.
Gather friends for a memorable weekend away at Ashleigh House, an elegant and affordable rural cottage near Henley-in-Arden. The sophisticated country house boasts a hot tub and sun lounge with snooker table as well as ample gardens, a south-facing patio for entertaining, plus period furnishings.
Old Cottage lies in the quaint rural village of Nateby near Kirkby Stephen in Cumbria between The Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. The two bedrooms sit downstairs, while the kitchen and sitting room enjoy rural views from the first floor of this dog-friendly cottage.
A stunning 3 bedroom contemporary Devon barn in secluded rural surroundings near Brayford with lake, tree house and woodland walks suitable for sleeping up to 7 guests. Situated centrally within a 53-acre organically managed country estate.
Standing in a rural Shropshire location in Bronygarth near Chirk, the list of rooms in the large and magnificent Brookside Manor House reads like a Cluedo set: a library, conservatory, snooker room, drawing room, swimming pool, gym and squash courts. Perfect for big weekend country house parties.
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.