England is a fascinating country, with many different regions to explore, making it an ideal holiday destination. You’ll also find many different self catering accommodation options available, including cosy cottages to rent, throughout England.
Head to North East England for a self-catering holiday and you’ll find everything from bustling cities to World Heritage Sites. Explore Newcastle on Tyne or historic Durham, go hiking in the Pennines or visit attractions like Hadrian’s Wall, the Angel of the North and the island of Lindisfarne.
Perfect for lovers of the Great Outdoors, North West England is home to the Cumbria Coastal Way, the Lake District and Scafell Pike, and has cottages for rent in some stunning locations. You can also visit bustling cities like Manchester and Liverpool, and see Blackpool’s famous illuminations.
Book a cottage in the Yorkshire and the Humber region, and you can explore the city of York, enjoy the sea air in Scarborough or indulge yourself with a shopping expedition in Leeds. Other attractions include the scenic North York Moors National Park, historic homes like Harewood House, and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.
The East Midlands is home to some fabulous destinations, including the Peak District National Park, with its striking rock formations and wild moorland. Book a holiday there and you can visit the city of Nottingham, explore Sherwood Forest, see Lincoln’s historic attractions or go bird watching at Rutland Water.
The West Midlands has plenty to offer fans of city life and nature lovers alike. Head to Birmingham, Coventry or Wolverhampton for urban thrills or get away from it all in the Malvern Hills. The West Midlands also boasts many famous tourist destinations, including Stratford-upon-Avon, Alton Towers and the Ironbridge Gorge.
To discover everything from seaside towns to historic cities, book a cottage in the East of England. You can enjoy fish and chips in Southend-on-Sea, see Cambridge’s famous universities or spend a day at Colchester Zoo. You can also visit the historic city of St. Albans or explore the beautiful Norfolk Broads’ waterways.
Home to museums, galleries and theatres, London is the perfect destination for anyone who wants an activity-packed break. Visit the Houses of Parliament, explore the city’s Royal Parks or shop until you drop in Oxford Street. London also has some fabulous restaurants, making it ideally suited to a self-catering holiday.
Beautiful countryside and traditional seaside resorts make South East England a fabulous place for a holiday. Enjoy Brighton’s beaches, see the New Forest’s ponies or soak up the royal atmosphere at Windsor Castle. You can also time your holiday to coincide with world-famous events like the Henley Regatta or Royal Ascot.
A haven for surfers and wildlife lovers, South West England is famous for its stunning coastline. Book a holiday there and you can visit the Cornish resorts of Newquay or Padstow, explore Dartmoor National Park, see Banksy’s street art in Bristol or visit Dorset to discover Thomas Hardy’s Wessex.
Whether you prefer fun-packed breaks or relaxing getaways, England has it all, and with so many UK cottages to choose from, booking your holiday is simple. Staying in a rental property means that you can plan your own itinerary, and enjoy eating out or relaxing with a leisurely meal in the comfort of your own holiday cottage, depending on your mood.
|A semi-detached Victorian house in the popular village of Coniston, nestling below a dramatic hill known as 'The Old Man of Coniston'.Set over four floors, Shepherds Villa is full of…|
|Sleeps||24||Bedrooms||9||From £1405 Per week|
|Wadebridge 3.5 miles.Perfectly located for touring North Cornwall, and close to Padstow, Rock and Polzeath, this semi-detached holiday home is situated amongst 100 acres of beautifully-landscaped private gardens and woodlands…|
|Sleeps||8||Bedrooms||3||From £481 Per week|
|Horncastle 7 miles.Situated on the Western edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, this outstanding two bedroom barn conversion has the facility to house five people, with its additional mezzanine level accommodation.Finished…|
|Sleeps||5||Bedrooms||2||From £361 Per week|
|Outdoor enthusiasts will be spoilt for choice with the coast Dartmoor and Exmoor within an hour s drive. The immediate area offers an array of amenities and attractions the nearby…|
|Sleeps||2||Bedrooms||1||From £412 Per week|
|Situated in the rural village of Langham this property is in an excellent position for enjoying fun days out at the seaside whilst being able to return to a peaceful…|
|Sleeps||4||Bedrooms||2||From £542 Per week|
|Leek 4 miles.Buxton 12 miles.This is a lovely barn conversion set high in the hills in the grounds of a working moorland Herdwick sheep farm.Just four miles from the Staffordshire…|
|Sleeps||2||Bedrooms||1||From £300 Per week|
|St Agnes 4 miles.Superbly located for beach and walking holidays, this beautifully furnished house is set in the village of Porthtowan just five minutes walk from the Blue Flag award-winning…|
|Sleeps||8||Bedrooms||4||From £560 Per week|
|This traditionally designed cottage is graced with a warm and cosy feel, situated in the characterful village of Ringstead.The location offers delightful rolling countryside, as well as circular walks, resting…|
|Sleeps||5||Bedrooms||3||From £314 Per week|
|This outstanding semi-detached cottage, located overlooking the shore, has been styled to complement the views, natural light and location in the elegant Edwardian town of Grange-over-Sands.Thoughtfully and tastefully styled throughout…|
|Sleeps||4||Bedrooms||2||From £331 Per week|
|45 Dart Marina is a luxury two-storey duplex apartment, providing superb accommodation for couples or families.The property has a fantastic Juliet balcony, boasting lovely views across the development and glimpses…|
|Sleeps||4||Bedrooms||2||From £595 Per week|
|These two superb Gold Award winning cottages are located down a private drive with views over two fishing lakes, close to the village of Little Fransham near to Swaffham in…|
|Sleeps||7||Bedrooms||4||From £571 Per week|
|A most charming detached stone cottage, situated in a secluded courtyard setting in Rosedale Abbey village, in the heart of the North York Moors.It provides a lovely romantic hideaway for…|
|Sleeps||2||Bedrooms||1||From £382 Per week|
|A delightful detached barn conversion in a rural location just 4 miles from the Cathedral City of Truro.Phoenix Cottage occupies an idyllic countryside setting in the grounds of the owners…|
|Sleeps||2||Bedrooms||1||From £480 Per week|
|A wonderful Grade II listed Tudor-built cottage set in the village of Blythe Bridge in the Staffordshire Moorlands.With fascinating history throughout and providing spacious accommodation, this chocolate box Staffordshire cottage…|
|Sleeps||6||Bedrooms||3||From £526 Per week|
|An attractive, stone-built, end-terrace cottage, in the heart of the picturesque village of Welford-on-Avon, just 5 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon.Beautifully furnished throughout, this charming Warwickshire holiday cottage provides, contemporary accommodation, perfect…|
|Sleeps||5||Bedrooms||2||From £401 Per week|
|Just a two minute stroll from the beach, is this elegant first floor apartment in the coastal town of Bridlington.Part of a converted Edwardian property, in a quiet, leafy residential…|
|Sleeps||5||Bedrooms||3||From £264 Per week|
|An elegant love nest in the heart of Mousehole, which boasts outdoor space and harbour views - the ultimate romantic getaway.This pearl of a retreat in the heart of iconic…|
|Sleeps||2||Bedrooms||1||From £555 Per week|
|This beautiful Lake District cottage is a converted former mill, set in a peaceful hamlet location.Its all-white exterior and sash windows create an idyllic country house scene, engulfed by craggy…|
|Sleeps||6||Bedrooms||4||From £448 Per week|
|Historic Glastonbury is a place like no other. Famed for its music festival and its connections to the legendary King Arthur there is a unique atmosphere here which attracts those…|
|Sleeps||4||Bedrooms||2||From £459 Per week|
|This beautifully converted chapel nestles amongst the peaceful Cornish countryside, uniquely situated between the idyllic Bodmin Moor and the popular North Cornwall beaches, the most locally being Trebarwith Strand near…|
|Sleeps||4||Bedrooms||2||From £347 Per week|