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Holiday cottages in England

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.