Country cottages

Holiday Rental Homes in England

There are a great choice of holiday homes to rent in England for families wanting to go on a self catering holiday. Book luxury English country cottages with a hot tub or swimming pool, a coastal holiday rental or perhaps an apartment in the city. There are many different types of homes to choose from.

5 bedroom country cottage
English Country Cottages

There are many English country cottages to rent in Devon, Cornwall and other beautiful counties of England. Choose from pet friendly holiday cottages, rural retreats and coastal holiday homes.

Holiday apartments
Holiday Apartments

Bring your friends and stay in a holiday apartment in England and rent a self catering apartment in York, London, Bath or one of the many other historic cities in England. These holiday rentals are great for weekend breaks or a family holiday.

Holiday chalets and log cabins
Holiday Cabins and Chalets

Book a log cabin or holiday chalet in England and explore the stunning countryside. Many are ideal for pets and make great holiday rentals for a family holiday by the coast or in the Lake District.

Holiday boat
English Boating Holiday

Rent a house boat, river cruiser or long boat in England and explore the Norfolk Broads,  the Grand Union Canal, the Shropshire Union Canal or one of the many other beautiful waterways in England.

Caravan holiday
Static Caravans in England

Experience a caravan holiday in England nestled in the woodlands or a getaway on the coast. There’s just so much for you and your family to do and see when renting a holiday caravan in England.

Map of England cities for holiday rental homes
English Country Cottages

Compare and review our English country cottages available to rent from some of the world’s leading English holiday home agents.

England Holiday Cottages

If you are looking for a family beach holiday in the UK you may find a cheap English country cottage by the sea to stay in on your summer vacation. Many families with young children like to stay in holiday accommodation as it is such an easy option and there are so many great holiday homes to choose from.

English holiday cottages can now be rented in Devon and Cornwall, with some having their own private swimming pools and if you are lucky you may be able to rent one right by the sea. The great thing about self-catering holidays is that there are so many different things to see and do. If you want to go on a walking holiday you can go to the Lake District and rent a holiday home in Cumbria.

Go walking in the hills during the day and admire the stunning views of the surrounding hills. There are some excellent examples of self-catering English county cottages in Northumberland, Yorkshire, Norfolk and Shropshire. You can use these as a base to explore the local countryside and discover all that is good about staying in England cottages. If you are looking for a long weekend break or to spoil a loved one with a romantic break you may well want to consider a holiday rental in England.

Devon is an extremely popular tourist attraction, with beautiful clean beaches and excellent surf. For those not wanting to stay in holiday home they can now rent self-catering apartments. Country cottages in England are a great way to explore the local countryside or simply just relax on the beach.

Self Catering Farmhouses, Apartments and Holiday Homes in England

English country cottages are a great way to spend a vacation with your family. In London there are many art galleries, theaters, museums and many world famous shops. Using holiday homes in England as a base makes it easy to explore. Many people come on vacation to London and stay in England holiday rentals. This enables them to explore the local tourist attractions and eat out in the vast array of restaurants in London. Many spend a week in a London apartment experiencing all that the capital has to offer. They may then rent a holiday home in Devon or Cornwall and are spoilt for choice with so many England cottages to rent as self-catering holiday homes.

Northumberland has many charming holiday homes for rental as self-catering country cottages and they can be used as a great base to explore the many castles in the area. It also has some of the best countryside in England with a great selection of self-catering holiday homes in England. Moving south is the magnificent Durham Cathedral, which sits proudly on a hill and is guarded by Durham castle that sits next door to it.

For holiday makers wanting the outdoor lifestyle, there is the Lake District. Here you can stay in a holiday farmhouse or self-catering apartment and use it as a base while you explore the mountains. Further down the west coast is Blackpool offering good value bed and breakfasts with many popular English country cottages on the outskirts. Here you can experience the illuminations and take home your loved one a stick of famous Blackpool rock. There are many great value England rentals here.

Holiday Rental Accommodation in England

If it is architecture and history that you are looking for you can visit Oxford and Cambridge. These famous university towns are well worth a visit and have many self-catering country cottages available for rental.

Many Americans come on vacation and stay in self-catering English country cottages and are amazed by the local architecture and stunning scenery. Golfing holidays are now extremely popular in England and many groups of golfers prefer to stay in a holiday rental. As well as golfing, the golfers like to try out the local ales in the country pubs.

The summers in England can be warm and inviting and many holiday makers like to take their vacations down on the south coast staying in English country cottages. Here they can play on the clean white sandy beaches and swim in the clean sea. Seafood is plentiful and many foreign tourists like to try a plate of traditional fish and chips. When on holiday in the south coast, many tourists stay in self-catering holiday apartments or holiday homes in England.

Fishing is another popular tourist pastime in England and many of the fast flowing rivers are home to trout and salmon. There is nothing better than catching your first salmon and then taking it back to your holiday cottage in England to cook and eat for your evening meal. It is now easy to see why English country cottages are so popular with families.

Many families come back to England year after year for their holidays and stay in self-catering holiday accommodation in England. They may choose to have a romantic weekend break in England with their loved one or stay in some great value holiday homes in England during the summer months.

Map of Northumbria cities for holiday rental homes
Map of Dorset cities for holiday rental homes
Map of Devon cities for holiday rental homes
Map of Yorkshire cities for holiday rental homes
Map of Cumbria cities for holiday rental homes
Cumbria / Lake District
Map of Norfolk cities for holiday rental homes
  • Berkshire
  • Cheshire
  • Derbyshire
  • Hampshire
  • Kent
  • London
  • Oxfordshire
  • Staffordshire
  • Sussex
  • Worcestershire
  • Buckinghamshire
  • Cornwall
  • Essex
  • Herefordshire
  • Lancashire
  • Northamptonshire
  • Shropshire
  • Suffolk
  • Warwickshire
  • Cambridgeshire
  • County Durham
  • Gloucestershire
  • Isle of White
  • Lincolnshire
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Somerset
  • Surrey
  • Westmidlands
Features of a Holiday Home in England

England property types: England Farmhouses, England Cottages, England Log cabins, England Chalets, England Apartments, England Caravans, England Boats, England Holiday Homes, England Self-Catering Accommodation, England Pet Friendly Holiday Cottages

Number of bedrooms in England holiday rental: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

England holiday rental amenities: Internet access, Satellite or cable TV, Private parking, Washing machine, Fridge, Tumbler dryer, Dishwasher, Freezer, Hot tub, Swimming pool, Shower, En-Suite, Cinema room, Games room, Hair dryer

Nearby amenities in England: Shops, Restaurants, Supermarkets, Doctors, Hospital, Car Hire

Local activities in England: Fishing, Paragliding, Sailing, Golf, Walking, Hiking, Tennis, Boating, Sight seeing, Mountain bike riding, Climbing, Shopping, Swimming, Horse riding

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