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Holiday cottages in England need little introduction. After all, a cottage break is really the quintessential English holiday, and we think there are few better ways to explore the wonderful history and heritage the country has to offer. But with so many beautiful locations – and so much to see and do – your only problem may be deciding where to enjoy your break. With that in mind we’re going to make a few suggestions for some of our favourite English locations and activities.

Choose one of our featured English cottages in the north and you could explore the unrivalled beauty of the Lakes. This gloriously unspoiled region has been attracting visitors for hundreds of years. In fact, you only have to look at the effect it’s had over some of the country’s most influential poets and artists to gauge its beauty!

Alternatively, the south of England isn’t short of beauty either. Whether its Dorset’s stunning Jurassic coastline or the sleepy charms of the Cotswolds, you won’t be short of beautiful views and unrivalled tranquillity. Then again, if you like it loud and lively you’ll find some of Europe’s most vibrant urban hotspots to explore and enjoy. London is obviously a huge draw with tourists and holidaymakers but you’re guaranteed a fantastic cosmopolitan experience in some of England’s other major cities too: Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, York, Chester and more all offer wonderful shopping with fine dining and some justly celebrated heritage.

England’s landscape is as varied as it is beautiful, so you won’t be surprised to find it’s suitable for a wealth of different breaks. If you fancy beaches then you’ll be spoiled for choice with the golden sands of Cornwall and Devon, the wild shorelines of Northumberland or the traditional seaside heritage of Great Yarmouth, Brighton and Blackpool. Further inland you have a variety of beautiful wide-open expanses to enjoy, with or without your four-legged friends. From the rolling limestone hills of the Yorkshire Dales to the flats of Somerset, there are walks and to suit all ages and abilities. England’s history is long and varied and there are wonderful heritage attractions located all over the country, from stately homes and castles to museums, railways and festivals. In short, English holiday cottages are suitable for anyone who’s keen to relax and enjoy a wealth of options in some of the most stunning surrounds you could wish for.

If you’re ready to begin your exploration, take a look at our featured holiday cottages in England today.
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  • Abacus House

    Hackney near Matlock

    Grade
    4
    1
    1
    1
    Ref: CC418041
    Abacus House started life out as the local village school in Hackney, Derbyshire. It is believed to date back to 1910. This charming characterful Grade II listed cottage opens its front door onto the open veranda corridor, once having many small feet running along to get to class on time.
    Abacus House boasts a very high specification, with a modern stylish kitchen and bathroom, but manages to retain its quirky stylish twists throughout. A large open plan living area leads through to a dining area, still housing the characterful open grate arts and crafts fireplace, and then to the kitchen, with its large feature windows throughout, letting the light flood through the whole of the ground floor. A staircase leads to an upper floor with its fun and interesting layout, including a bed and bathroom, along with a seating area complete with cushions to relax on and enjoy the view from the school windows.
    Set within the beautiful area of Matlock, you are within easy reach of one of the most stunning parts of the Peak District. The closest attractions are Matlock and Matlock Bath, giving the opportunity to explore the Heights of Abraham and Gulliver’s Kingdom accessed via cable car, and offering spectacular views of the Derwent Valley. From here you can tour the network of caverns and passageways, or walk over 60 acres of woodland hillside. This is an ideal base from which to explore the region’s attractions including the magnificent stately homes. The beautiful Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are an absolute must see, or visit the picturesque villages of Bakewell and Ashover (Cardale in TV’s ‘Peak Practice’) which are both close by. Excellent walking can be found from the doorstep, plus activities at Carsington Water including sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and cycling, plus excellent birdwatching in the surrounding areas.

    This property can be booked together with Hopscotch Corner (CC418045) to accommodate up to six guests.

    Ground Floor: The property has gas central heating and comprises:
    Open plan living space.
    Lounge area:
    Large with double sofa bed, Freesat TV, DVD player, iPod dock and large windows.
    Dining area.
    Kitchen area: With electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: With king size bed and seating area with views.
    Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and heated towel rail.

    All gas, electric, bed linen and towels included. Wi-Fi.Sitting-out area. BBQ. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.

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  • Westwood - The Burrows

    Bourton-on-the-Water

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    2
    Ref: 10192

    Set in 1¾ acres of landscaped grounds these beautifully presented and well equipped holiday cottages are furnished to a very good standard. Lying just off the Fosseway, close to the picturesque villages of Upper and Lower Slaughter and Bourton-on-the-Water it provides an ideal base for touring within the rolling uplands of the Cotswold Hills. Here are unchanged market towns and villages, beautiful Hidcote and Kiftsgate gardens, NT houses, Sudeley Castle, Blenheim Palace, a wildlife park at Burford, two farm parks and old inns. Slightly further in Stratford-upon-Avon there are historic houses, churches and the Memorial and Swan theatres dedicated to William Shakespeare. At the university city of Oxford there are famous museums, libraries and guided tours of the colleges. Network of foot paths easily accessible. Shop 500 yards, pub ¾ mile.

    Ground floor: Living room with French doors. Dining room/kitchen. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, both with en-suite shower room and toilet.

    Gas hob. Electric oven. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Small garden. Patio and furniture. Parking (2 cars).

    All properties: Gas central heating included (£25per week October-March, from owner’s boiler). Gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and high chair available. DVD. Microwave. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. No smoking.

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  • Old Church School

    Plympton, nr. Plymouth

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: W42599

    The Old Church School is located in the older historic part of Plympton close to St Elizabeths Hotel and wedding venue, just 10 minutes from the A38 making exploring the whole south west region very accessible. This delightful holiday cottage adjoins the owner’s home and is ideal for couples looking for a quiet yet convenient location or for those with young children, as the property backs onto the ancient ruin of Plympton Castle and the castle green, which has a small children’s play area. The property features a BBQ/fireplace in the south-facing courtyard garden to the front. Discover Dartmoor National Park just 5 miles away. For golfers there are 3 golf courses close by. There are 3 village pubs and a restaurant within walking distance. Shop and restaurant 0.25 miles, pub 200 yards.

    All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with wooden floor. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 bunk. Shower room with toilet.

    Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. Microwave. Freezer. Wi-fi. Patio with furniture. Barbecue. Parking (1 car). No smoking.

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  • Caxton Cottage

    Windermere

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: LJZ

    In the heart of Windermere village, a two-minute walk from the train station, this is a very convenient and comfortable holiday base. Caxton Cottage is a cosy, detached house, with its own parking in front, and a small outside enclosed yard with seating area behind. It is a level stroll into the village with its lovely shops, restaurants and cafés, and then a pleasant walk down the hill into Bowness. A car isn’t necessary as there are many local walks; the lake and the path to local viewpoint. Orrest Head is only minutes away and there are excellent transport links to the wider Lake District. Kendal is 9 miles. Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter museums are within a 20-minute drive. Shops, pubs and restaurants 200 yards.

    Step to entrance. Living room. Glazed doors leading to open-plan fitted kitchen and dining area. First floor: Two double bedrooms. Bathroom with electric over-bath shower and toilet.

    • Electricity, full gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
    • High chair
    • TV
    • DVD
    • Stereo/CD
    • Microwave
    • Washer/dryer
    • Dishwasher
    • Wi-fi
    • Small enclosed sitting-out area
    • Parking (for 2 cars)
    • No smoking

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  • The Carthouse

    Lea, Malmesbury

    Grade
    4
    1
    1
    1
    Ref: E1525

    Peacefully set amidst meadows and woodland on the edge of a village, this delightful and spacious converted barn enjoys comfortable holiday accommodation in a courtyard setting and its own private terrace and garden. Set just a short stroll from the local dining pub, it makes an excellent base for a relaxing break, within easy reach of the Cotswolds, Bath, Stonehenge, Westonbirt Arboretum and Cotswold Water Park – all a short drive. Malmesbury’s 12th-century abbey and famous gardens, quaint shops and restaurants are just 3 miles.

    All on ground floor: Living room with double sofa bed, beams and French doors. Dining area/kitchen with quarry tiled floor. 1 double bedroom. Wet room with toilet.

    Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating by meter reading. Electricity by £1 meter. Bed linen and towels included. Cot. High chair. DVD. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Garden with terrace and furniture. Barbecue. Parking. Wheelchair access.

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  • The Old Mill at Littlebeck - Riverside Cottage

    Littlebeck, nr. Whitby

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: IBE

    Located in the secluded hamlet of Littlebeck, within the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, these prestigious detached holiday properties are set in 6 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, home to an abundance of wildlife. Outside of the hamlet, the steep winding roads and hills open onto the moorland where breath taking scenery can be enjoyed from the many bridle and cycle tracks. Discover quaint little villages tucked away deep in valleys where friendly locals wait to greet you and where some of Yorkshire’s finest cuisine can be enjoyed from the inns and tea rooms dotted across the moors. Ideally located for exploring the Heritage coast of Yorkshire with the ancient seaport of Whitby just 5 miles, known for its connections with Captain James Cook, 3 miles of sandy beaches and a bustling harbour all overlooked by the Abbey ruins. The NYM steam train departs from Whitby throughout the season and takes a memorable journey through the glorious Esk valley into Heartbeat villages of Grosmont and Goathland. Smugglers coves of Robin Hoods Bay and Runswick bay are easily reached, where fossil hunting and rock pooling will entertain the children for hours. Market towns, such as Pickering, Malton and Helmsley are all easily reached. Visit some of the many historic homes, halls and castles that surround this area returning at the end of your day to the peace and tranquillity on offer in Littlebeck. Good pubs/restaurants locally. Shops 2 miles.

    A converted grain store. Sitting/dining room with French windows overlooking the river. Fitted kitchen. Double bedroom with TV. Separate toilet. First floor: Twin bedroom with zip & link bed and TV. Bathroom with shower cubicle. Both with beamed ceilings.

    • Full oil central heating included
    • Cot
    • High chair
    • Two Freesat TVs, one 42in flatscreen (surround sound)
    • Dishwasher
    • Fridge/freezer
    • Own secluded garden
    • Private parking for 2 cars

    • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
    • DVD
    • CD
    • Microwave
    • Shared laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer (coin-op)
    • Shared grounds of 6 acres with river (garden fete held annually on first Tues in August)
    • Garden furniture
    • Barbecue
    • Salmon and trout fishing (in season)
    • Canoe and rowing boat available
    • Shared games room with table tennis and coin-operated pool table
    • Children’s play area
    • No smoking
    • NB: River frontage

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  • The Nest

    Dartmouth

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: DHNEST

    A centrally located, tastefully refurbished, two bedroom first floor apartment in the very heart of Dartmouth within yards of the quay and the many vibrant restaurants and shops Dartmouth has to offer. This open plan apartment benefits from a newly fitted kitchen with appliances, a recently refitted shower room and a first floor cloakroom/WC.

    From street private entrance door to stairs (27) to first floor.
    Sitting Room: Feature fireplace, 32" TV, DVD, views to Newcomen Road and open to Kitchen: Fully fitted, electric double oven, ceramic hob, dishwasher, fridge, microwave. Cloakroom: basin, WC, washing machine. Stairs (winding) to:
    Second floor: Bedroom 1: Kingsize bed (5’), river glimpses. Bedroom 2: Two single beds, river glimpses. Shower Room: tiled, large shower cubicle, basin, WC.

    Parking: Season ticket in town car park (unreserved) July - December 2016 May - October 2017.
    Duvets, pillows, bed linen and towels provided.
    Wi-fi available.
    Gas central heating and hot water.
    One well behaved dog welcome at the discretion of the owner at an additional £25 per week.

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  • Jasmine Cottage

    Scalby, nr. Scarborough

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    3
    Ref: E1493


    Situated beside the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, yet only 3 miles from Scarborough’s golden beaches, this cluster of high quality holiday cottages enjoy views over open meadowland, Scarborough Castle and the sea. Full of charm, character and original features, the cottages are well-equipped, stylish and comfortable – all the bedrooms have en-suite facilities. The rear lawned and enclosed garden, with patio, garden furniture and shared barbecue, has a western aspect ideal for evening relaxation, whilst the front lawned gardens overlook the countryside and sea. Scalby, a lovely rural village with a historic church, café/restaurant, shops and two local inns, is only a fifteen-minute walk from the cottages and, if visitors can bear to leave the comfort and special tranquillity of Barmoor, it is ideally located for walking, cycling or touring the glorious forests, moorland and seascapes which are virtually on the doorstep. Each cottage offers a ‘Drive/walk, good food guide’, compiled by the owners to maximise visitors’ holiday enjoyment. Among Scarborough’s many attractions are a Sea Life Centre and Theatre in the Round (offering productions and films for all ages) as well as plenty of restaurants, cafés and evening entertainment. Sea trips are available from the harbour and coarse fishing is enjoyed at nearby Throxenby Mere. The Forge Valley Woodland Reserve lies half a mile’s walk from the cottages and quiet lanes lead directly to Langdale Forest. Golf courses and riding stables are found locally and the more energetic might like to tackle the nearby Cleveland Way long distance footpath, with its stunning views over land and sea. The inviting moorland countryside and picturesque villages of ‘Heartbeat’ fame are a joy to explore and a trip on the North York Moors steam railway is a must. A 30-minute drive up the coast leads to the many delights of Robin Hood’s Bay and the old port of Whitby, a fascinating historic town, traditionally associated with Count Dracula and in whose attractive harbour tall ships often lie at anchor. The great houses of Sledmere, Burton Agnes and Castle Howard are all within 20 miles of the cottages.

    3 steps to entrance. Ground floor: Living room/dining room/kitchen area with beams. 1 twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. First floor: 1 double (four poster) bedroom with beams and en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

    All properties: Gas central heating and electricity by meter reading. Bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. DVD. Microwave. Washing machine and tumble dryer in laundry room. Freezer. Wi-fi. Shared walled gardens with loggia. Shared barbecue. Parking. No smoking.

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  • Benchmark Cottage

    Haworth

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    2
    Ref: CC212149
    18th century stone cottage with upstairs living under gnarled oak beams offering a happy mix of modern and period decor; lounge with gas log effect stove and balcony overlooking lawned garden, trees and beautiful views: situated beside a small holding with livery facilities the cottage offers Retro- decor kitchen/diner with full appliances; downstairs bedrooms - double (with en suite shower room) and twin; house bathroom with over bath shower, utility/drying room; private parking; excellent walking country, easy reach of Haworth, famed for Bronte authors; 7 minutes walk to Bronte Parsonage and pretty Main Street, with shops, pubs and restaurants; close to Worth Valley Railway; stabling available on farm. The cottage has received a "Walkers Welcome" accolade from Visit Britain. Shop 1½ miles, pub and restaurant ½ Mile

    Ground Floor: Bedroom 1: With king size bed, en suite with shower cubicle, toilet, shaver point and radiator.
    Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
    Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet, shaver point and radiator.
    Utility Room: With washer/dryer.

    First Floor: Kitchen/Diner: With exposed beams and mullion windows, electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and TV.
    Living Room: With gas log effect stove, exposed beams, mullion windows, TV with free view, video, DVD, radio/CD player and payphone.
    Balcony: With garden furniture.

    Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Sorry no children under 8 years old.Enclosed lawned garden with bench seating. Ample off road parking spaces. Not suitable for children under 8 years.

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  • Tregolls Farm - Honeysuckle

    St Wenn, nr. Wadebridge

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: W43903

    Nestled in a picturesque vailley in mid-Cornwall, Tregoll Farm is a family run farm with 107 acres of mainly cattle and sheep. All of the holiday barns (refs W43902, W43903, W43904 and W43905) have been thoughtfully fitted and furnished to provide comfortable accommodation, each with shared use of sitting-out areas, a games room, children’s play area and a barbecue area overlooking the rolling hills. You are well off the beaten track and set away from the hustle and bustle of the busy tourist attractions, yet still only a short drive from many of them. There is a farm nature trail which is in an area designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest, and links up with the Saints Way Footpath.
    North Cornwall’s many attractions include the coastal villages of Padstow, with its array of shops, pubs and restaurants, Polzeath with its sandy surfing beach, Port Isaac, made famous by the TV series Doc Martin, Watergate Bay with Jamie Oliver’s’ Fifteen restaurant, and down the coast to Newquay with its famous surfing beach, zoo and the Blue Reef Aquarium. Also within easy reach are the beautiful house and gardens at Lanhydrock (NT) and the many gardens on the south coast of Cornwall. A visit to the Eden Project is a must, or hire a bike and cycle the Camel Trail which runs from Padstow, through Wadebridge to Bodmin. For those looking for more excitement, try the cycle hub at Lanydrock and Cardinham Woods. Beach 11 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 6 miles.

    Ground floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double (four poster), 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with beams and wooden floors.

    Woodburner in living room included. 37" Freeview TV. CD. Fridge/freezer. Small lawned garden to front with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. NB: 3 steps at rear entrance.

    All properties: Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair on request. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Shared laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Wi-fi. Shared grounds with patio and furniture. Shared barbecue. Shared childrens play area. Parking (2 cars). Shared games room with pool table, darts, table football and selection of toys. Natural water supply from borehole. No smoking.

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  • Broadoak Barn

    Ellesmere

    Grade
    4
    2
    2
    1
    Ref: RGGP

    In a quiet location just 2½ miles from Ellesmere, this beautiful, detached, converted barn has been lovingly furnished to a impeccable standard with its own private, south facing garden and patio to the rear. The property is decorated with a Christmas theme during the festive season. Adjacent to the owner’s home, it is ideally placed for exploring the counties of Shropshire, Cheshire, mid and north Wales, and is surrounded by popular tourist destinations and attractions, such as Llangollen with its horse drawn canal barges, steam railway, white water rafting centre, Erddig and Chirk Castle, Powys Castle and Attingham Park. Chester racecourse and the medieval towns of Shrewsbury, Ludlow and Bridgnorth are an easy drive, not forgetting Ironbridge, a World Heritage Site. For the more active, go karting, paintballing and canoeing are all available nearby. Shop 1 mile, pub and restaurant 2½ miles.

    Living room with wood-burning stove. Dining room/conservatory. Kitchen. Separate toilet. First floor: Double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Shower room with toilet.

    • Wood-burning stove - fuel included
    • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
    • Two Freeview TVs
    • DVD
    • Microwave
    • Washing machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Wi-fi
    • Enclosed garden
    • Patio to rear
    • Gas barbecue
    • Parking (for 2 cars)
    • Cycle store
    • No smoking
    • No children under 16 years

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  • The Linhay

    Golden Park, S. Hartland, nr. Bideford

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    2
    Ref: HEEH

    A delightful little stone barn conversion situated amongst a quiet, secluded, natural woodland setting on the grounds of a working mixed livestock farm. Located near Hartland, this is a superb location for exploring this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the Devon portion of the Hartland Heritage Coast, which extends inland to include the plateau around Hartland itself. North of Hartland Point lies the village of Clovelly, one of the most visited destinations in Devon, with white-washed 16th-century cottages on the clifftop. Shops 5 miles.

    Open-plan living/dining-room with wood-burning stove, French doors to decked area and slate floor. Beamed, well-equipped kitchen area. Double bedroom with TV, 5ft four-poster bed and en-suite bathroom with Victorian slipper bath and toilet. Twin bedroom with Victorian iron bedsteads and en-suite power shower room and toilet. Most rooms with open vaulted ceiling and cross beams.

    • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
    • Electricity, underfloor central heating, bed linen and towels included
    • Two flatscreen TVs; one 37" digital
    • DVD
    • Microwave
    • Washer/dryer
    • Dishwasher
    • Freezer
    • Wi-fi
    • Enclosed decked verandah with sitting-out area
    • Parking (for 2 cars)
    • Natural spring water supply
    • No smoking
    • Ground floor facilities

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