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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747 cottages found 747 match all criteria.

Sleeping up to four in two bedrooms, pretty Royd Holiday Cottage in a rural location at Lower Aylescott just a few miles from the stunning North Devon coastline and Woolacombe Beach. This family friendly cottage has everything you will need including onsite fishing and a children's play area.

Duror is a pretty three-bedroom cottage ideally located at Lower Aylescott near Woolacombe and Ilfracombe in North Devon. Sleeping 2-6, guests have access to onsite fishing and a children's play area. The child friendly cottage is within easy reach of award-winning beaches and Exmoor National Park.

Lake View Cottage lies in a rural location just outside the pretty North Devon village of West Down within the grounds of Lower Aylescott Farm. One of 6 cottages, it shares lovely grounds, a fishing lake and play area. The beaches at Woolacombe are only 5 miles away and Exmoor is a 20 minute drive.

Overlooking Loch Duich in a unique hillside location in one of the most awe inspiring glens in the Scottish Highlands, Tigh an Aullt is the ideal getaway property for up to 6 people.

Ash Cottage is perfect for couples and families of up to four and is set in three acre grounds, surrounded by fields, just south of Bude near Crackington Haven. Whether you want to relax, tour or be adventurous, Ash is the place to stay. Sorry this is one of our pet free cottages.

Beech Lodge is a dog-friendly North Devon Eco Holiday Home, It offers generous space, privacy, and south-facing countryside views to Dartmoor. Located on Wheatland Farm in a secluded rural location near Winkleigh, Beech sleeps 6. Facilities include bikes to borrow and paddle-boarding on the lake.

Cherry Cottage Slapton close to the coast was built at Buckland Court in 2001. This spacious rural property sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms and is furnished and equipped to a high standard including W-Fi. Central heating & modern insulation ensure this cottage is ideal for off-season use. Pets welcome

Large and pet friendly Yorkshire Dales holiday cottage sleeping 12 in the Wensleydale countryside near Aysgarth. Pinehurst is perfectly located in secluded rural surroundings and is perfect for walking, cycling or sight-seeing holidays in the Dales with family and friends.

A beautifully furnished and presented, oak-beamed character holiday cottage in Sutton Poyntz, Dorset. Pet friendly Millstream Cottage sleeps 7 in 4 bedrooms, just a short drive from Weymouth and beaches along the striking Jurassic World Heritage Coast.

Enjoy the relaxing rural charm of 2 Appletree Cottage, a small Dorset holiday cottage within a countryside location in the quiet village of Sixpenny Handley near Shaftesbury. Pets welcome.

Overbrook Holiday Barn is a large holiday cottage in Derbyshire, part of a beautiful Grade II listed 18th century farm on the edge of the village of Flash, near Buxton, located in a quiet rural valley in the Peak District National Park. Pets welcome. 4 bedrooms, sleeps 8. Wi-Fi.

Garna is a large coastal cottage in Gwynedd with sea views on the Llyn Peninsula coast in Gwynedd sleeping 11 in 4 bedrooms. This rural Llyn Peninsula holiday cottage is both pet-friendly and family friendly with a lovely mature garden, near Abersoch, sandy beaches and Snowdonia.

Culls Cottage is a 5-Star Cotswolds holiday cottage. A Grade II listed, eco-luxury countryside eco-cottage, it lies in Southrop, an unspoilt Cotswold village near historic Burford in Oxfordshire. This beautifully furnished child-friendly Cotswold stone cottage sleeps up to 6 guests.

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This spacious Barn conversion is set in 2 acres of ground and provides well furnished accommodation with delightful views over open countryside. There is a 8 person hot tub for guests to enjoy, as well as 2 patios and a spacious courtyard ideal for al-fresco dining.

This lovely countryside holiday cottage sits on a 10-acre farm just outside the pretty North Yorkshire village of Riccall, with accommodation for 6. Pound Cottage is beautifully furnished and perfectly located for exploring the Yorkshire Dales, York, the Yorkshire Moors and coast. Pets welcome.

Old School 11 is a larger than average, self-catering apartment overlooking Loch Ness This spacious 1st-floor holiday rental near Fort Augustus comfortably sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms. Access to the indoor pool, tennis court and facilities at the adjacent Highland Club.

Set amidst stunning Cornish countryside, an easy drive to local beaches, 10 Horizon is a stylishly furnished and fully-equipped homely holiday lodge with a hot tub. Located near Dobwalls in East Cornwall, it sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms and accepts pets.

Castle View is a tastefully furnished, large, family friendly village holiday cottage in Helmsley in the heart of the North York Moors National Park -and also within an easy drive of the coast. This dog friendly cottage sleeps 11 in 4 bedrooms.

Situated on our beautiful farm which runs down to the Fleet lagoon, Chesil Beach and the Jurassic Coastline, Chelsea Cottage is a large Dorset holiday cottage that sleeps up to 8 people. This pet-friendly coastal cottage in the countryside near Weymouth is just a mile from Chesil Beach.

Stanway House is a large converted Cotswold barn with 8 bedrooms and 6 bath/shower rooms. It is set in 14 acres of grounds on the north Cotswolds -an area of outstanding natural beauty. We have tennis, badminton, snooker, and table tennis on site.

5* Gold Award C16th Dorset cottage in Shaftesbury on the iconic and spectacular 'Hovis' Hill of 'Boy on a bicycle' fame. This tardis of a cottage sleeps 6 in 4 bedrooms + 3 bathrooms, has 3 reception rooms, a baby grand piano, an inglenook, bags of character & beams and stunning views for miles!...

A quaint, secluded pet-friendly cottage sleeping 2-4, recently refurbished in 2014. Set in a remote rural corner of Oxfordshire near Banbury within a stable courtyard. Enjoy beautiful country walks in The Chiltern Hills and The Cotswolds.

Ivywood is a Victorian Railway Carriage converted into a beautiful holiday cottage that sleeps 4. Set on the edge of the village of Wisbech St Mary in it's own private garden with ample parking which leads into a wood and Apple Orchard. Pets welcome.

Surcoat is a great self-catering holiday cottage near the beach in North Devon with hot tub and spacious enclosed garden. The cottage sleeps 3 in 2-bedrooms. Perfectly located for guests requiring close proximity to local pub and restaurant with private access to coastal footpath leading to Westwar...

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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