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Holiday Cottages In England To Rent

Holiday Cottages in England

An unforgettable holiday is an unforgettable experience. Don’t take the natural beauty, history and character of your native country for granted – get out there and explore it! Choosing England holiday cottages gives you the chance to do just that, with accommodation that’s bursting with character. From those cosy little hideaways that are evocative of simpler times, to spacious modern properties that boast their own heated swimming pools and hot tubs – with hundreds of holiday cottages in England there’s literally something for everyone.

You won’t be missing out on any of the home comforts, either, with beautifully decorated interiors, full-equipped kitchens and lots of little finishing touches you simply don’t get in hotels. England holiday cottages offer an authentic self-catered experience, giving you and the family the freedom to enjoy your time off in exactly the way you choose, and with many pet-friendly options available your beloved pet can even accompany you on the adventure.

What’s best about England holiday cottages?

Location, location, location – it’s the most important consideration for any holiday. England holiday cottages are all across the UK, with many amazing options located out in the countryside, next to the coast, or slap-bang in the middle of the city. The UK boasts some incredible and natural landscapes, for instance the magnificent peaks and bodies of water that define the Lake District, or the wild open spaces of the Yorkshire moors.

In Victorian times holidaymakers would head out in droves to seaside towns like Whitby, Blackpool or Weymouth. These quintessentially British locations are still well worth visiting, offering all the fun of the fair combined with beautiful beaches and rugged coastal paths. The British coastline is an ideal spot for a cottage holiday, and many of the properties on offer have histories dating back to the Industrial Revolution and even beyond – look out for former miner’s properties and even converted mills that are bursting with character.

No cottage holiday is ever the same. Forget cookie-cutter accommodation and choose a home away from home that’s unique and full of character, whether you’re looking for something large and spacious for a group trip, or your very own idyllic hideaway steeped in romance, history, and magic.

England Cottages

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    • Big Cottages - Chartfield


    Lake District Cumbria South Lakeland District Windermere


    Perfect for friends or family who wish to stay together, this lovely house is ideally placed for exploring all the Lake District has to offer.
    Sitting just a hop, skip and jump from the very centre of Windermere, S88836 is a well-proportione...

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    • Big Cottages - Horsley Cottage

    Horsley Cottage

    Northumberland Rochester


    With a wood burner in the living room and access to woodland grounds, this cottage is perfect all year round.
    Ground Floor:
    Ramp to entrance.
    All on the ground floor.
    Dining room.

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    • Big Cottages - Ludd Farm

    Ludd Farm

    Devon South Hams District Ugborough


    S171643 is an adventure for all the family, with easy access to all West Devon has to offer, and many in house facilities.
    Ground Floor:
    Living room: With open fire and 65" Smart TV.
    Dining room

    Sleeps 10

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    • Big Cottages - Chetwynd Lodge

    Chetwynd Lodge

    Staffordshire Stafford District Ingestre


    This luxurious property boasts furnishings that have featured in films, and is a great place for a relaxing break.
    Ground Floor:
    Open plan living space: With beams, tiled floor and vaulted ceiling.

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    • Big Cottages - The Granary - UK10686

    The Granary - UK10686

    South East Hampshire New Forest Ringwood


    This super holiday home is ideally located to discover all that the beautiful county of Hampshire has to offer, including the New Forest National Park.
    Ground Floor:
    Open plan living space: With beams a...

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    • Big Cottages - Godrevy No 6

    Godrevy No 6

    Cornwall Hayle


    With a host of on-site activities, this property is just over a mile from the beach and 7 miles from St Ives, perfect for a seaside escape.
    Ground Floor:
    Living room: With electric coal-effect fire, Fre...

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    • Big Cottages - Gresham Hall

    Gresham Hall

    Norfolk North Norfolk District Gresham


    Larger families or groups of friends will be well catered for, and the nearest beach is just 3 miles away.
    Ground Floor:
    Entrance hall: With wood burner.
    Living room: With open fir...

    Sleeps 10

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    • Big Cottages - Meadow Barn

    Meadow Barn

    Cotswolds Gloucestershire Cotswold District Kemble


    Surrounded by rolling countryside in Kemble, Gloucestershire, S167308 offers complete tranquillity for those looking to escape the ’hustle and bustle’ of everyday life.
    Wi-Fi. All one level accommodation

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    • Big Cottages - Whyke House

    Whyke House

    South East West Sussex Chichester District Chichester


    Beautifully styled period house situated minutes from the vibrant centre of the wonderful Cathedral city of Chichester and a short drive from the stunning beaches at West Wittering.
    Central heating. ...

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    • Big Cottages - The Guards House, Leeds Castle

    The Guards House, Leeds Castle

    South East Kent Maidstone Broomfield and Kingswood Broomfield


    Nestled within the grounds of the beautiful Leeds Castle in Kent sits this quaint holiday cottage. A wonderful base from which to build a perfect holiday with the family, in a fabulous, unique location.
    Includes free a...

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    • Big Cottages - Garden Villa

    Garden Villa

    Bath and North East Somerset Bath


    With stunning views over Bath and all its fascinating attractions including the original Roman Baths and Spa.
    This holiday cottage has an excellent location raised above the city of Bath. Superb views over the Georgian architecture and abbey...

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    • Big Cottages - Church Hill Cottage

    Church Hill Cottage

    Cornwall Lanteglos


    Within 5 miles of the coast, Churchill Cottage is great for a family holiday, with its flexible sleeping arrangements, and large garden.
    Ground Floor:
    Living room: With open fire, Freeview TV, DVD playe...

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    • Big Cottages - Carbis No 7

    Carbis No 7

    Cornwall Hayle


    Close to beautiful beaches, picturesque harbours and towns with restaurants and shops, and many on-site activities, this property couldn’t be better for a family holiday.
    Ground Floor:
    Living/dining room: ...

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    • Big Cottages - Guyscliff


    Devon South Hams District Salcombe


    A spacious, detached house with rural views, just a short walk from North Sands beach.
    Lower Ground Floor:
    Bedroom 2: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request).

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    • Big Cottages - Bishopsgate


    Torbay Torquay


    A beautiful home from home in Torquay, with an elegant décor and spacious gardens.
    Ground Floor:
    Living room:
    With Sky TV, Blu-ray player, CD player and French doors leading to terrace.

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    • Big Cottages - Beach View

    Beach View

    South East Hampshire Gosport District Lee-on-the-Solent


    S167675 is a quirky coastal cottage offering a comfortable ’home from home’ experience, lovingly and creatively furnished with upcycled driftwood and chandlery making this wonderful cottage a real ’one off’!. Ground Floor
    Living ro...

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    • Big Cottages - Westbrook Bay House

    Westbrook Bay House

    South East Kent Thanet District Margate


    The perfect house for families and friends to enjoy the exciting coastal town of Margate, set over three floors with a lovely open plan living space and four large bedrooms.
    Ground Floor
    Bedroom 3 (sleeps 2) Double bed, bedside...

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    • Big Cottages - Lime Tree Cottage

    Lime Tree Cottage

    South East Kent Shepway District Elham


    Nestled in a beautifully manicured garden in the picture postcard village of Elham, situated in the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Beauty, with a choice of cosy pubs and the renowned Elham Valley walk on your doorstep.
    Ground Floor
    Sitting ...

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    • Big Cottages - The Lady Hamilton

    The Lady Hamilton

    South East Kent Dover District Deal


    Offering the ideal position in Deal’s pretty conservation area, minutes from the beach, and close to a hub of vibrant cafes and restaurants, boutique and vintage shops, sits this Georgian townhouse.
    Ground Floor
    Kitchen with ga...

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    • Big Cottages - Treehouse Apartment

    Treehouse Apartment

    South East Hampshire Winchester District Winchester


    Cathedral views, a city centre location and gorgeous interiors make this the perfect property for experiencing the ancient city of Winchester.
    First Floor
    Sitting room: Open plan dining/living room with dining and lounge furnit...

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    • Big Cottages - Seagulls


    South East Kent Shepway District Sandgate


    With a backdrop that most would dream of, this fantastically situated apartment offers beautiful far reaching views over the sea and to the beach below. An idyllic coastal retreat.
    Main entrance to the building with pr...

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    • Big Cottages - 12 Arthur Road

    12 Arthur Road

    South East Kent Thanet District Cliftonville


    This late Victorian town-house has wonderfully preserved interiors, carefully renovated and updated to provide a memorable historic holiday home. Located in the dynamic and rapidly emerging area of Cliftonville, it is a short walk from the coast a...

    Sleeps 10

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    • Big Cottages - Church Farm

    Church Farm

    Lincolnshire East Lindsey District Legbourne


    Relax in luxury in this beautiful cottage which is nestled in the Lincolnshire Wolds with stunning countryside within easy reach.
    Ground Floor.
    Living room:
    With wood burner, 19’’ Freeview TV and DVD player....

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    • Big Cottages - Treetops


    Cornwall Whitstone


    Perfect for families or couples, this barn conversion is ideal for a relaxing holiday but is just a short drive from attractions and sandy beaches.
    Ground Floor:
    Tiled floors throughout.
    Bedroom 1: With ...

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