Staying in an English Country Cottage is a great way to experience this inspiring "green and pleasant land". From rugged wave-worn cliffs at Land’s End in Cornwall to the white sandy shores of the idyllic Northumberland coastline, the wealth and depth of England’s history and culture is unprecedented in the modern world.
The differences are not just cultural, England has such a beautiful and varied geographical landscape that anyone travelling the country as a tourist will be amazed at the changing countryside. From the wilderness coast of North Devon, you will only need to venture south a few miles to experience soft rolling hills and deep red soil. As you wonder around the country the landscape changes as often as the county boundaries. From the flat East Anglian fenlands of Lincolnshire, it’s a short drive to the Pennine’s the mountainous backbone of England that stretches from Derbyshire to the border to Hadrian’s Wall. But wherever you choose to book a holiday cottage in England, you can be sure that a choice of quaint, traditional, contemporary or listed holiday homes will be available to welcome you and provide a comfortable, memorable holiday in England.
Set in a tranquil rural location on the North Devon coast near the charming seaside village of Combe Martin, The Linhay at Wheel Farm sleeps 4 and is one of a small collection of lovingly converted farm buildings. Onsite facilities include an indoor heated swimming pool, a tennis court and a sauna.
The Shippen is a pet-friendly holiday cottage in Combe Martin sleeping 4. It is tucked away in a quiet corner on the North Devon coast at Wheel Farm Holiday Cottages: A collection of charmingly refurbished self-catering cottages with a pool.
Woodpecker - a pretty, beamed East Devon holiday cottage with its own sheltered garden. One of four at Lea Hill, an ancient farm set in seven acres of delightful grounds and gardens. Up to four dogs accepted. Many attractions lie within 40 minutes' drive ensuring plenty to do whatever the weather.
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.
Willows is an ideal holiday cottage for family groups. With four bedrooms (1 en-suite). three bathrooms including a walk in shower on the ground floor, an enclosed garden which is safe for dogs and children, and access to the beautiful valley of Dittiscombe Hills on the doorstep,
Puckhams is a luxury holiday cottage in an idyllic rural location near Beaminster in Dorset. This large, beautifully-furnished 5-bedroom, holiday cottage in Stoke Abbott is surrounded by its own beautiful mature gardens with fine rural views.
A historic romantic cottage nestled in the heart of the countryside village of Stockland, Devon, Kites Holt makes the perfect Blackdown Hills retreat, part of a 15th-century thatched Medieval Hall House with private entrance, open fire, underfloor heating in bathroom, and quaint mid-floor kitchen.
Once used as the Brushford village school, Old School House is now a carefully-restored rural cottage near Dulverton in Somerset. The pet-friendly cottage boasts ample character & features two wood burners, a bread oven, mature gardens, contemporary comforts and access to multiple local attractions.
31A Station Road is the ideal home away from home. The welcoming rural cottage in Coltishall boasts modern comforts and spacious rooms as well as a private courtyard, and grants families access to the many attractions of Norfolk. Explore the nearby coastline or visit charming rural villages.
7 Harlyn Cottages is a beautifully furnished, modern, holiday home at Harlyn Bay near Padstow in North Cornwall. Within a short walk of a white sandy beach for surfing and rock-pooling, this family friendly holiday cottage sleeps 6 and welcomes pets.
Stroll to the beach and return to a tastefully-furnished modern cottage at 5b Hideways. The coastal cottage in Hunstanton sits just moments from the ocean and boasts a sun-trap courtyard, vaulted beamed ceilings, open-plan design & spacious living areas. Enjoy a family holiday by the Norfolk coa...
Make Hillgate House in the hamlet of Hemford, Shropshire, your holiday base in the Welsh Marches, an 18th-century stone-built countryside cottage that boasts a wealth of original features, including exposed beams, ornamental Victorian fireplace, and Shepherd’s Hut amidst large lawned garden.
Birch House is a large Victorian seaside holiday home in Cromer just a few minutes walk from the beach. It sleeps 17 guests in 9 bedrooms (6 with en suite bathrooms). Ideal for traditional seaside holidays and short breaks in Norfolk for large families or groups of friends.
Set amidst an East Sussex valley north of the South Downs, Cherrystone Barn near the village of Nice is the perfect holiday getaway, a romantic countryside cottage with a hot tub, enclosed garden offering expansive views, an open plan living area and a separate bedroom with en-suite rolltop bath.
Laylands is a grand old house just moments from the beach in Well-next-the-Sea, Norfolk. As one of the original houses in the region, the cottage boasts myriad original features, such as an open fire, which blend seamlessly with the modern décor. The expansive gardens make for a perfect holiday.
A romantic riverside holiday cottage perfect for celebrating any of life’s special occasions, The Folly near the village of Bratton Fleming, Devon, sits tucked away on a private lane, with large glazed double doors opening onto a beautifully furnished pet-friendly studio cottage.
Find peace at the gorgeous Drovers Rest stone cottage located on the edge of the Northumberland National park and close to Otter burn. This cosy and remote Northumberland holiday cottage offers tranquillity and access to outdoor pursuits, National Trust homes and Hadrian’s Wall.
Seaspray is the perfect Dorset coastal destination for walkers, families and beach lovers! Seaspray offers a taste of life by the beach in the pretty village of Eype. Eype beach welcomes dogs all year round and the property is dog friendly.
Within the quiet hamlet of Moneystone, Barks Cottage is nestled within the boundless greenery of the Peak District. This single-story countryside cottage is a lovingly maintained spacious holiday home amidst peaceful Staffordshire scenery - an idyllic rural getaway. Pets welcome.
Shepherd’s Cottage boasts true charm in a stone-built conversion which sits in the middle of a field on a working farm in Holwick. Arriving by farm lane, guests will find a delightful rural cottage with two bedrooms and an upside-down design to capture the fantastic views of the Yorkshire Dales.
Luccombe Cottage, a 4-star Exmoor holiday cottage Somerset sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms in the beautiful Avill valley near Dunster and Minehead. Indoor pool, spa bath, games room, tennis court, trampoline, play centre etc. Families and dogs welcome.
Town Farm is a luxury holiday cottage in the Yorkshire Dales near Barnard Castle. This large holiday home with a hot tub spoils guests with high-quality furnishings in every room as well as spacious gardens which invite relaxation and socialising for families and large groups. Sleeps 10.
Rose Cottage awarded 5 STAR for 2019 on a Farm in Tincleton, 5 miles from the County Town Dorchester, within easy reach of the Jurassic Coastline. In the heart of Hardye Countryside . Large private garden. Tennis court. Fishing on the River Frome. Nature Trail from the Doorstep. Table Tennis. WIFI.
Apple Mill delightful Grade II listed holiday cottage in East Devon, accessed via its own driveway. This large rural cottage has its own secluded, private garden, hot tub and courtyard.
- Bath and North East Somerset
- County Durham
- East Riding of Yorkshire
- East Sussex
- East Yorkshire
- Isle of Wight
- North Yorkshire
- Redcar and Cleveland
- South Yorkshire
- West Yorkshire
The differences are more than geographic, England is a country of many cultures reflected in its many festivals, events and celebrations found in just about every town and village throughout the country. From Pancake Day races in a Leicestershire Village or Cheese-rolling in Gloucestershire to great events such as the Glastonbury Festival, World-class Shakespeare plays in Stratford on Avon or sporting events from rugby internationals at Twickenham to village cricket - there's something appealing in which to visit or participate in just about every city, town and village in England throughout the year. Booking a town or country cottage in England, allows you the flexibility to coordinate your days around whatever you want to do, rather than being bound by set meal times in hotels.