Book A Rural Cottage Holiday in the Great British Countryside

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

Scroll down to view our collection of countryside cottages in the UK. The UK has some of the most stunning and varied countryside in the world, much of it sprinkled with idyllic rural self-catering countryside cottages nestling in isolated or secluded locations and 'time-stands-still' villages with chocolate box cottages. Let My Favourite Holiday Cottages introduce you to a collection of secluded holiday cottages from small rural retreats for couples to luxury country houses for large family holiday and house parties, or gatherings of friends surrounded by trees and fields and the occasional country pub.

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963 cottages found 963 match all criteria.

Dolly's barn is a large 17th Century barn near Ilracombe which has been lovingly converted into a charming 6 bedroom cottage sleeping 11 with disabled access in a beautiful spot on the North Devon Coast.

This dog-friendly countryside cottage is located within Douneside's beautifully maintained grounds (all available for guest to use), as are facilities such as the swimming pool, tennis courts, putting green, children’s play park, health club and restaurant.

Lovely Self Catering Dog Friendly Holiday Cottage in The New Forest, Rhubarb Cottage in Lyndhurst is a completely modernised three-bedroomed, Victorian holiday cottage with log burner. Dog friendly and free wifi. 30 seconds to walk to the open New Forest and 5 minutes walk from the High Street

Beautiful 7 bedroom Victorian house situated in the heart of Exmoor National Park and comfortably accommodating up to 14. This tastefully decorated house is wonderfully spacious and is within easy walking distance of Wimbleball Lake where a number of water and land based activities can be enjoyed.

Kings Cottage in the historic market town of Alston, Cumbria, makes the perfect dog-friendly holiday cottage for couples planning a romantic holiday in the Pennines. This recently refurbished character cottage lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Superb base for touring Northern Ireland and character tourist stay in its own right in a private riverside setting. Stunning flax mill conversion dating from 1786 sitting in a shallow tranquil valley and within easy reach of the Giant's Causeway, Royal Portrush and the famous Bushmills Distillery.

In the heart of the North York Moors National Park, come to stay at Lanes Barn, a countryside cottage in the remote village of Glaisdale, new Whitby, North Yorkshire that comfortably sleeps four and provides the perfect home base to explore all that the region has to offer.

This semi-detached cottage is in a courtyard location in the hamlet of Allanton just outside Chirnside in the Scottish Borders and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.

Luxury 'away-from-it-all' Lake District cottage, sleeping 6. Situated on the edge of the Caldbeck Fells, near the pretty village of Hesket Newmarket. Large private enclosed garden with gated driveway. Family friendly. Wheelchair accessible. Ample parking for up to 3 cars. Dogs welcome.

A large detached Lakeland holiday cottage close to Lake Windermere in the Lake District, Keepers Cottage sits on a beautifully rural 5,000-acre country estate near Hawkshead. Guests can enjoy use of an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, games room, fishing lakes and a gym.

Hullet Hall is a beautiful Lake District holiday cottage on Lake Windermere?s shores within the Graythwaite Country Estate. The cottage, which has its own private boating jetty, sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms. Guests enjoy free use of the Estate?s heated indoor swimming pool, trout fishing lake and fitness ...

Barn Owl Cottage at Cornbrew Farm near Barnstaple on the North Devon Coast is a pet friendly holiday cottage sleeping 5 in a rural location. Facilities include a heated indoor pool, tennis and badminton courts, Sauna, a spa and childrens play area with trampolines and a games room.

This pet-friendly coastal getaway near Campbeltown offers room for eight with excellent amenities. Featuring four bedrooms, this large and accessible farmhouse makes the most of its location on the Kintyre peninsula, providing spectacular rural views and easy access to many attractions.

A quiet and pretty spacious Cornish cottage perfect for a peaceful break from all the city hustle. Positioned near Torpoint in the village of Kingsland, this beautiful coastal property is comfortable and private. Its facilities have all you and your family need for a weekend break or longer holiday.

Just imagine how it feels to wake up to the sound of birds singing, cosied up in your very own treehouse.

Commanding unrivalled views across the water from Flushing towards Falmouth and with its own private beach, The Point will make any dog-friendly self-catering holiday in Cornwall one to be remembered for many years to come. It sleeps 6 in 4 generous bedrooms and has 2 bathrooms and a lounge.

Buddlestone is a peaceful self-catering cottage set at the end of a private drive,surrounded by farmland. 1/4 mile from the traditional village of St Buryan and within a few miles of the Cornish coast and beaches. Sleeps 6 + cot(s), farmhouse kitchen, conservatory, large garden, parking, dogs welcom...

Dunlins is an elegant coastal cottage in Grange-over-Sands on the Cumbria coast for a family of four, with two bedrooms, one bathroom, and a well-equipped kitchen and sitting room, within easy reach of the southern Lake District.

The Gatsby is a grand late-Victorian house, tastefully restored to offer luxury self-catering accommodation for large groups or dual-family holidays in, Torphins, an Aberdeenshire village that can boast up to 55 castles and 300 whiskey distilleries and the coast within day-trip range.

Squirrel is a chic eco-lodge sleeping 2-4 in a peaceful woodland setting at Trecombe Lakes above the Helford River near Falmouth in Cornwall. This snug and cosy self-catering property is perfect for couples or a young family for short breaks or longer holidays.

If you are looking for a romantic holiday cottage in a secluded rural location in South Devon, within easy reach of gorgeous beaches and the rugged wilderness of Dartmoor, then Lower Clunkamoor Cottage will tick all your boxes. This delightful cottage for two sits in its own private nature reserve.

Groups of up to seven can enjoy all that the Staffordshire Moorlands district has to offer from the comforts of Curlew Barn, a remote holiday cottage in a rural hamlet near Ipstones in the Peak District National Park. Explore the region’s many walking and cycling trails and grand country houses.

Bilshay Farmhouse is a large beautiful thatched Dorset farmhouse sleeping 10, set in a rural location, a short distance from the market town of Bridport. It has recently been refurbished to a luxurious standard. Currently graded at 4 star Gold. Pets welcome.

Make the most of your visit to the Shropshire with a stay at Lakeside Cottage, a delightful family-friendly holiday cottage in a beautifully renovated 17th Century stone barn conversion on a beautiful lakeside location in Rosehill, near Market Drayton in Northern Shropshire.

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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