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.

1251 cottages found 1251 match all criteria.

Memory House is probably the most prestigious house in Woolacombe, enjoying uninterrupted views of Woolacombe beach across to Putsburough. The large ground to ceiling windows across the entire ground floor means you can watch the surfers over breakfast or the sun setting over the sea in the evening

Stables is a large stunning holiday cottage converted from stables in Tawstock near Barnstaple, North Devon. It has a tastefully decorated 6-bedroom interior with loads of space to relax and unwind. Outside there is a large private patio, games room, and shared outdoor play area and tennis court.

Upper Mill is a holiday cottage for couples with use of an onsite heated swimming pool and a tennis court. Located at Wheel Farm near Combe Martin, the cottage is within easy reach of the stunning North Devon coast, including the long sandy beaches at Woolacombe Bay. Exmoor is also nearby.

The Garden Cottage is set in stunning North Devon countryside near Torrington and sleeps 2 people in a luxury one bedroom garden cottage. It is set in beautiful surroundings with lovely views over the garden and the countryside beyond. It has a large comfortable lounge.

Danes House is a truly luxurious coastal property situated just moments from the beaches and attractions of Aldeburgh in Suffolk. Occupying half a townhouse, it boasts a lovely garden with unique breeze hut, a soft palette with bold colours and genuine sophistication in its spacious interior.

Nestling amidst Herefordshire Hills in a delightful rural location in the village of the same name, Little Cowarne Court is a large holiday cottage near Bromyard, superbly created from traditional farm buildings for families or groups of friends sleeping 17 in 7 bedrooms.

For holidaymakers who like to inject some fun into their getaways, the unique experience of the Converted Railway Carriage is an ideal choice. The reappointed carriage based in the North York Moors boasts three bedrooms and beautiful views, making it a perfect escape to the country.

Enjoying an elevated position above Bridgetown, The Ramblings enjoys wonderful views over the village to Exmoor National Park. The pet-friendly cottage boasts a cosy wood-burning stove plus multiple outdoor areas for fun and relaxation. The cottage is close to town and to the attractions of Devon.

Exploring Yorkshire Dales National Park and the attractive village of Ingleton, North Yorkshire, is made simple with a holiday at Warth Barn, a large four-storey rural cottage that offers first-class accommodation, stone-paved terrace with barbecue, and access to an indoor leisure centre.

The Chapel is a large, luxurious 3 bedroom, self-catering holiday homey in Ramsgate, close to many award-winning sandy beaches and pretty Kent coastal villages. It can sleep up to 10 guests and is perfect for families, friends and entertaining. The Chapel has a Gold 4 Star from Quality in Tourism.

Seaford Holiday Cottage is in the perfect location for a holiday on the North Norfolk Coast. Within walking distance of the beach, Seaford is spacious, sleeping six in three bedrooms. There is a games room, wifi, garden and off-road parking. Family friendly and well equipped, a warm welcome awaits.

Stone Barn has mastered minimalism. The pet-friendly rural cottage near Upper Swell in Gloucestershire offers open-plan spaces and subtly sophisticated décor within the original stone walls. The gorgeous cottage also provides tennis and badminton courts, plus pitch and putt and guaranteed memories.

The Moretons Farmhouse dates from 1840 and sleeps 10 in 6 bedrooms. The fully equipped house features an impressive dining room, cosy sitting room, large kitchen with range cooker, snug with baby grand piano, and an established private walled garden. One single bedroom is downstairs.

Nestled on the grounds of the magnificent Bonython Estate just south of Helston in Cornwall sits Mews Cottage, a delightful child-friendly cottage renovated to a five-star standard that comfortably accommodates up to six guests, with private courtyard and three bedrooms, two with en-suite shower.

Pendeen is a large coastal holiday rental in Cornwall sleeping up to 9 with spectacular river views across the estuary towards Falmouth. Located in sought-after Flushing village. this luxury holiday home offers memorable holidays for groups of friends and families. Pets Welcome.

Hamilton House is a modern coastal cottage in the lovely seaside town of Branscombe, in Devon. The sophisticated cottage boasts a unique dining room as well as a sun trap garden and proximity to the beautiful beaches of this popular town. The large deck catches the sea breeze and invites relaxation.

Bonython Farmhouse is a large luxury cottage on Bonython Estate which boasts one of ‘The Great Gardens of Cornwall’ including a hidden valley and lakes. The pet-friendly cottage near Helston and the ocean boasts woodburning stoves plus a perfect blend of rural charm and modern design.

Moorparks Barn is reverse-level accommodation, offering two bedrooms on the ground floor, 1 king-size and 1 twin. Ground floor bathroom. Stairs leading to the lounge/diner, kitchen and cloakroom. The Barn is suitable for children over 6 years of age. • Bathroom: with shower over bath and WC,

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Valley View Cottage Listing
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Large Derbyshire self catering accommodation with Wi-Fi in the heart of Dovedale in the Peak District. Valley View sleeps 15 in 6 bedrooms, with 3 bathrooms, Sky Sports and Films in two lounges. Ideal for family group holidays and large groups. Dog and pet friendly.

Tidicombe is a large family-friendly Holiday Cottage in the Exmoor foothills. Ideal large groups & families. Peaceful rural location, 5 acres garden/woodland/meadow. Sleeps 12 + cots. Cliffs, Coves, Fishing Harbours & famous Surfing Beaches15-25 mins drive. Lovely footpaths. Short Breaks available.

The Place offers stunning lake and mountain views and sleeps up to 8 people in a wonderful setting. It is the perfect blend of Lake District character and modern luxury, just a short stroll from the lake of Loweswater and within easy reach of the peaceful delights of the Western Lake District.

Thatched and built of stone, this large and stylishly refurbished Grade II listed cottage, built in Tudor times, retains delightful features such as inglenook fireplaces and beams. Ideally located, facing the village green at Sydling St Nicholas, one of Dorset’s prettiest small villages.

One of two symmetrical but separate cottages, The Coach House has been tastefully renovated with contemporary furnishings and an all-modern kitchen, while retaining many of the original features and the character of the original working building.

A traditional Cumbrian farm converted to a comfortable Lake District holiday cottage for large groups or families. This pet friendly cottage sleeps 18 guests in 8 bedrooms with glorious views across the Lake District Fells near Lake Windermere and Staveley.

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.