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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1555 cottages found 1555 match all criteria.

Beautiful stone-built Cornish holiday cottage, sleeping up to 4. Set in the historic Cornish town of Fowey and within walking distance of the beach. Dogs welcome.

No.01 is a double-fronted stone cottage with its own private beach hut on Nefyn Beach, in Gwynedd. The pet-friendly cottage features coastal chic throughout and includes light and airy spaces plus an open fire. Spacious gardens capture the sea breeze and include a hot tub and space to relax.

A short rural walk from Croyde?s sandy beach in North Devon, Oyster Cove is a stylish 3-bedroom property with a lovely garden and outdoor dining patios. The cottage, sleeps 2-8 guests, and is also able to welcome pets.

This family-friendly coastal cottage on the Llyn Peninsula in North Wales lies in a quiet countryside location and an easy walk to the beach at Morfa Nefyn, a golf course and two superb pubs. It sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms, (one on the ground floor - accessible to those preferring to avoid stairs).

Broadwell Farm is a luxurious rural cottage near Moreton-in-the-MArsh resting on a farm near the village of Broadwell, Gloucestershire. Lush green hills and gorgeous views surround the Grade II listed 17th-century farmhouse boasting a gentle stream, an open fire and immaculate attention to detail.

Comfortably appointed, this detached property consists of two bedrooms (one double and one twin, both en-suite) and can accommodate up to four people.

Luxuriously elegant Gitcombe House is a classic Georgian country house. The large South Devon coast holiday home in Cornworthy offers peaceful rural seclusion. Facilities include a private hot tub, ample grounds with a children’s play area, tennis court, swimming pools, jacuzzi and a sauna.

Bridlecott is a charming rural cottage nestled in Monksilver, Somerset, and it offers the best of the country and the coast. Situated on the edge of Exmoor National Park, the walker’s paradise promises ample grounds, spacious rooms, an open-plan layout and access to a lovely English country village.

Smalldale is a charming stone-built cottage situated at the end of a small terrace in the village of Bradwell in the Peak District. The pet-free, rural cottage blends traditional character with modern comforts and offers an open fire as well as garden spaces with views of the surrounding region.

The Old Railings sits along Mevagissey Bay in Portmellon, Cornwall, a large six-bedroom coastal cottage that offers “upside-down living” in style and comfort to explore the coast, with two first-floor living areas that allow large families to spread out and an enclosed garden to enjoy sea views.

Tucked away on the hillsides overlooking Pentewan beach, Coachman’s Cottage in Cornwall is a coastal cottage, with two-bedrooms, ample living spaces and flooded with natural light in a woodland setting between Mevagissey and St Austell.

The Dairy in the village of Leighton, Shropshire, provides couples looking for a romantic cottage for a quiet countryside holiday. Guests receive a welcoming gift upon arrival and feel right at home on this working cattle farm nestled in the heart of the beautiful Shropshire countryside.

A two-storey pet-friendly cottage situated in the Doone Valley amidst the splendour of Exmoor National Park, Poocks Cottage near the village of Oare, Somerset, offers quiet accommodation featuring an open-plan kitchen with underfloor heating, sitting room and snug, and three first-floor bedrooms.

Visit the Welsh highlands around the remote village of LlanddewiSkirrid, and stay at Millbrook Barn, a child-friendly, large countryside cottage on a working sheep farm, a lovingly furnished four-bedroom holiday home near Abergavenny with fabulous games room and two spiral staircases.

Blagdon View Farmhouse is a character-laden rural cottage near Cheddar in Somerset. Enjoy superb views, multiple outdoor entertaining spaces, a pool and hot tubs and space for socialising. The large cottage also boasts exposed beams and walls as well as open fires and a spacious, modern design.

The Sea Garden is a fabulous seaside rural retreat, luxuriously furnished to offer memorable holidays on the stunning South Devon coast overlooking Bigbury Bay and Burgh Island. Sleeps 2-4 in 2 bedrooms. Pets welcome.

Crabbs Bluntshay Cottage welcomes groups and pets to a lovely 19th-century semi-detached cottage in Shave Cross, a rural hamlet set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Dorset. The fully-renovated cottage offers rural charm inland from the coast near Bridport. Pets welcome.

As part of a holding of chalets, Glen Dessary is a compact and cheerful Fort William holiday home in Argyll. For a truly remote rural getaway with your partner or family, this coastal holiday lodge offers all you need in a homely base for exploring the Highlands and the Western Isles.

Shipton Cottage is a delightful, pet-friendly rural cottage in Burford blessed with features to please the whole family and a garden which blends perfectly with the Cotswold countryside. Children’s play areas complement the stylish interior which centres around a unique Gustavian-style wood burner.

10 The Towans is a luxurious romantic cottage sitting just a short stroll from Constantine Bay in St.Merryn, Cornwall. The elegant and cosy cottage boasts a sun trap terrace which captures the sea breeze, as well as a modern interior which ensures relaxation. Abundant attractions are found nearby.

The Mannington is one of a handful of barn conversions in a small complex on the Norfolk coast near Cromer full of character features and luxuriously furnished. Sleeping 6 in 2 bedrooms, guests have use of a heated indoor swimming pool and children?s play area.

Sporting Heights is an expansive rural cottage in Clows Top, Worcestershire, which sits on a beautiful property featuring ponds and lakes. The pet-friendly cottage, decorated with a soft palette, offers a games room, a sunroom, wood burners, fishing, stabling for horses and modern comforts.

Wheal Hart is a stunning rural cottage offering rural tranquillity and proximity to the gorgeous Cornish coastline. Situated among rolling green hills near St Newlyn East, the barn conversion retains much of its original character and has large gardens ideal for entertaining and enjoying the views.

Rowan Cottage near Newby Bridge is a superb and large rural holiday cottage, sleeping 8 on the Bigland Hall Estate in the Lake District. It has fantastic rural views, private hot tub and a large wrap-around patio courtyard garden on two levels with lawn.

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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