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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Situated at the foot of the Preseli Hills in North Pembrokeshire, Plas Drygarn is a charming, dog-friendly holiday cottage for up to 6 people, located in a beautiful rural location that is ideal for family holidays and couples.
Braunton Farmhouse is a 5 bedroom farmhouse, recently refurbished to a very high standard. The North Devon house is perfectly situated on the hill above Braunton and within a few miles of Georgeham, Croyde and amazing, award-winning, beaches at Putsborough and Woolacombe Bay. Pets welcome.
Derwent House in Matlock, Derbyshire is a luxury holiday cottage fully equipped to meet the needs of groups of up to 12 people. This large dog-friendly Peak District holiday home with WiFi is Grade II listed and ideal for a special occasion, family gathering or time with friends.
Barnfield is a luxury North Devon Holiday Cottage with WiFi in the rural foothills of Exmoor and an easy drive to wonderful sandy beaches. This large and child friendly thatched cottage sleeps 8-10 in 4 bedrooms one being a ground floor with en suite. Up to 3 pets are welcome.
The River Crake lies at the end of the garden at Sawmill Cottage, a charming 18th-century rural cottage near Low Nibthwaite in the South Lakes. The pet-friendly cottage spoils guests with wonderful views, a generous garden, an open fire, a games room and modern comforts blended with old-world charm.
The Kosel is a stylish, spacious seaside retreat in Mawgan Porth. It sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms. This pet friendly lodge is located on The Park, a popular resort with facilities such as a indoor and outdoor swimming pools, sauna and a giant trampoline. The lodge has its own parking, private terrace.
Situated in a rural location near the small North Yorkshire village of Darley in Nidderdale, just 10 miles from Harrogate, Hookstone House is a superb stone-built, large and pet friendly holiday cottage with a hot tub sleeping up to 11 guests within the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Sycamore Cottage is a small, semi-detached cottage in the rural village of Tynygongl. This rural holiday cottage on the Isle of Anglesey in North Wales is dog-friendly and child-friendly and only half a mile from the coast at Benllech.
Plum Tree Cottage at East View Farm is a luxury Norfolk holiday cottage with 5-Star Gold Award rating set within 10-acres of grounds in the Norfolk Broads, 2 miles from Wroxham. This superb countryside eco cottage sleeps 6 (+ cot) in 3 bedrooms, all ensuite and suitable for guests who are less able.
- Sleeps 6
- Bedrooms 3
- Bathrooms 3
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Far from the madding crowd, the family-friendly Lodge 34 at the Barton Pines resort near Torbay in South Devon offers a premium holiday experience. Guests at this luxury lodge with private hot tub have access to a soothing spa and sauna, state-of-the-art gym and superb restaurant. Pets welcome.
East Gable is a gorgeous church wing conversion sitting beside a river near Gatehouse of Fleet in the Dumfries and Galloway region. The rural cottage boasts a delightful interior encased in stone walls, including oak floors and remains of the original pews. Explore the countryside and the coast.
Spout Holiday Cottage near Winster in the Peak District is a large holiday cottage with a pool that sleeps 8 in 3 bedrooms. This pet friendly cottage lies in a tranquil, remote location with panoramic rural views. Guests have use of an outdoor pool, spacious gardens and a wood.
This small bungalow is located in the Lincolnshire countryside, near Boston in the charming Old Leake village, on a campsite a few miles from the coast. It has lawned garden with shrubs on one side and a gravel patio area with table and chairs to the other side. Pets welcome.
Bookilber Barn near Settle has been featured in the Sunday Times as one of the UK’s coolest luxury cottages. It has more than enough space and amenities for a family of twelve to discover why. Book Bookilber to enjoy the breathtaking Yorkshire Dales views and unwind in the spacious hot tub.
Immaculate presentation distinguishes the interior and exterior of Willow Lodge, a beautiful rural holiday cottage at Whistley Farm in Dorset. Large manicured gardens surround the pet-friendly Scandinavian-style lodge which provides guests with modern comforts, suntrap balconies and rural views.
- Sleeps 6
- Bedrooms 3
- Bathrooms 1
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On the banks of the scenic meandering River Wye in the Forest of Dean, River Wye Lodge is a large, accessible holiday cottage sleeping 26 guests. Enjoy days out in the Wye Valley on or off the river, or just relax in a holiday home with a hot tub, games room and children's playground. Pets Welcome
For a family friendly self-catering holiday in the Derbyshire Peak District countryside, the 2-bedroom Clematis Cottage in Baslow will sleep 4 guests in comfort after days out in the great outdoors. With a village shop next door and a pub nearby - what more could you want?
- Sleeps 4
- Bedrooms 2
- Bathrooms 1
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Halcyon Cottage is a charming stone-built barn conversion near Great Torrington in North Devon. It boasts exposed timber and stone throughout and combines character with modern comforts. Outside are extensive grounds, a heated swimming pool, play equipment, space for pets and beautiful views.
Spectacular, uninterrupted views of the English Channel lie before Eagles Nest, perched majestically on the cliffside of Capel-le-Ferne. The luxury house spoils guests and their pets with magnificent outdoor entertaining areas, swimming pool, sauna and gym, luxury finishes and the coastline of Kent.
An idyllic countryside holiday awaits at Ty Nansi Rhiannon, a rural cottage situated on a working farm near Rowen. The 19th-century conversion welcomes families and pets to a restored stone barn featuring modern amenities plus access to the stunning sights of Snowdonia and the North Wales coast.
Converted from a 19th-century outbuilding on a small livestock farm near Rossett and Chester, The Dairy offers comfortable accommodation in a three-bedroom, pet-frieindly countryside cottage that features farmhouse kitchen, spacious sitting room, private patio and access to an indoor games room.
Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Stanton at Flagstone Farm is a large Stow-on-the-Wold holiday cottage providing incredibly comfortable and peaceful rural accommodation for families and friends in the glorious Cotswold's countryside. 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.