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Discover the perfect destination for your next adventure with Rural Retreats. Simply pick the ideal destination for your next countryside retreat from hundreds of stunning and unique locations all across the UK, everywhere from lighthouses to castles to gorgeous self-catering luxury holiday cottages!

Each one of our properties is carefully selected to meet our exceptional quality and comfort standards and all come with charm, elegance and style as standard. Whether you’re looking for a charming coastal cottage or a sumptuous countryside retreat, we’ve got something guaranteed to take your breath away. Simply pick your favourite from the list below and we’ll do the rest for you.

Handpicked, carefully inspected Holiday cottages in England

From a short weekend break to a romantic getaway for two our carefully selected, by inspection, holiday cottages across England provide the best choice. You'll find cottages which welcome children, dog friendly properties and those in some favourite locations like Cornwall, the Cotswolds, the coast and the Lake District. Self-catering and luxury holiday cottages in England with excellent service and property managers who truly care about their homes and making sure you have an incredible holiday that you'll remember forever. Need help? Enquire today and we'll help you with all your questions to make sure you're happy from beginning to the end of your holiday.

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The Manger Wellands, Westwater, Axminster, Devon

The Manger, Devon, England The Manger, Devon, England
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Part of the Manger was once a stable, its original features retained while modern additions have been gently inserted. Inside, there are lime-washed walls and soft lighting while outside the terrace offers uninterrupted views down to the river and along the spectacular valley.
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Ref: DV108

The Tack House Near Holkham, Norfolk

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The Tack House, Norfolk, England The Tack House, Norfolk, England
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The Tack House is a fabulous Grade II listed property set in an idyllic location with stunning views of the beautiful Holkham Estate in North Norfolk. Formerly a 200 year old Georgian farm manager's house, this property has been lovingly and stylishly restored.
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Ref: NO151

Threp'nybit Cottage Pockley, Yorkshire

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Threp'nybit Cottage, Yorkshire, England Threp'nybit Cottage, Yorkshire, England
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An original farmhouse with exposed beams and feature fireplace, lying five miles from the popular tourist hotspot of Helmsley on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors. Lovingly restored throughout by the owners and accommodating up to five guests in three bedrooms, one of which is on the ground floor with it's own en-suite bathroom. This property is located just 15 miles from the area of where the BBC film the very successful ' Yorkshire Vet' series.
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Ref: YO089
15% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 1 September 2019 And 30 September 2019 Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 13 Aug 2019 and 30 Sep 2019

Valonia Cromer Lighthouse, Cromer, Norfolk

Valonia, Norfolk, England Valonia, Norfolk, England
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From £510
On the Cromer Lighthouse site, this cottage has double bedroom, a twin bedroom and a single bedroom. It has its own walled garden with garden furniture. Features include gas central heating, gas hob and electric oven.
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Ref: NO034

Vanguard Whitby Lighthouse, Nr Whitby, Yorkshire

Vanguard, Yorkshire, England Vanguard, Yorkshire, England
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This attractive cottage on the Whitby Lighthouse site has sitting room, kitchen/dining room, double bedroom, twin bedroom, single bedroom, bathroom and shower room. Features include oil central heating, electric wood burner, electric hob and oven.
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Ref: YO030

West Winnowing Niton Undercliff, Ventnor, Isle Of Wight

West Winnowing, Isle of Wight, England West Winnowing, Isle of Wight, England
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This fine property is in the peaceful village of Niton, 10 miles from Ventnor, with spectacular views over the island’s coastline. Set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it offers wonderful coastal and cliff-top walks, horse riding, cycling and wind surfing.
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Ref: IW013

Willow Yurt East Hoathly, Sussex

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Willow Yurt, Sussex, England Willow Yurt, Sussex, England
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Situated in picturesque countryside near East Hoathly, Willow Yurt offers something very different from the usual glamping experience with luxury features including a five person outdoor hot tub, Hypnos mattresses, an integrated kitchen and fully equipped shower room.
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Ref: SX040

Wreay Mansions Watermillock, Penrith, Cumbria

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This unique property near the hamlet of Watermillock, Ullswater, was once the hunting lodge for the Duke of Norfolk. Its elevated site provides exceptional views of Lake Ullswater and the surrounding fells. The spacious accommodation is immaculately presented featuring a 30 foot sheltered balcony.
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Ref: CU072

3 Palace Yard Hereford, Herefordshire

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3 Palace Yard, Herefordshire, England 3 Palace Yard, Herefordshire, England
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This four storey town house is in the heart of the city of Hereford. It has views of the Cathedral’s spectacular West Door and cloisters from most windows. It is just a 2-3 minute level walk from fine restaurants and boutique shops.
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Ref: HW053
10% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 1 October 2019 And 31 October 2019 Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 14 Aug 2019 and 30 Sep 2019

5 Hillside (Devon) Axmouth, Nr Seaton, Devon

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5 Hillside (Devon), Devon, England 5 Hillside (Devon), Devon, England
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Situated in an elevated position within walking distance of the River Axe and one mile from Axmouth beach, this semi-detached cottage has been refurbished to provide accommodation wih pleasant views of the surrounding countryside.
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Ref: DV157
15% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 1 September 2019 And 30 September 2019 Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 12 Aug 2019 and 30 Sep 2019

Bank Cottage (Longborough) Longborough, Gloucestershire

Bank Cottage (Longborough), Gloucestershire, England Bank Cottage (Longborough), Gloucestershire, England
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This charming Cotswold stone cottage, between Moreton-in-Marsh and Stow-on-the-Wold, is on the edge of Longborough village green. The village has delightful vistas over the Evenlode valley and there are plenty of walks across marvellous countryside.
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Ref: CO136

Bay Cottage Brook, Isle Of Wight

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Bay Cottage, Isle of Wight, England Bay Cottage, Isle of Wight, England
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This attractive cottage is beautifully presented with high quality furnishings cleverly incorporating a mix of contemporary and traditional styles, and is perfectly located for visiting the nearby spectacular coastline or exploring the delights of the Island.
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Ref: DO090

Beacon Cottage Start Point Lighthouse, Start Point, Nr Hallsands, Kingsbridge, Devon

Beacon Cottage, Devon, England Beacon Cottage, Devon, England
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This detached cottage has accommodation for six guests. Perched on the cliff edge it enjoys breath-taking views across Start Bay. This unique accommodation includes a decked patio area overlooking the cliffs.
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Ref: DV066

Blagdon Lower Barn Martinstown, Dorchester, Dorset

Blagdon Lower Barn, Dorset, England Blagdon Lower Barn, Dorset, England
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Lower Barn at Blagdon Farm sits south of Dorchester, just two miles from Martinstown and Portesham and offers stunning views of Hardy’s monument. It is totally secluded and a network of footpaths and bridleways lead to a multitude of walks.
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Ref: DO060

Bleasdale Bleasdale, Lancashire

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Bleasdale, Lancashire, England Bleasdale, Lancashire, England
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A home from home canvas-wrapped three bedroom colonial style tent. Bleasdale Estate is situated on the Western edge of the Forest of Bowland AONB. Set amongst the rolling green patchwork of grazing land and with the Bowland Fells as a perfect backdrop, Bleasdale is a beautiful place at any time of year.
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Ref: BLE1
15% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 2 September 2019 And 17 October 2019
15% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 20 April 2020 And 6 May 2020
15% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 11 May 2020 And 21 May 2020
15% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 1 June 2020 And 23 July 2020
15% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 4 September 2020 And 18 October 2020
15% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 2 August 2019 And 30 August 2019 Minimum of 2 nights and maximum of 14 nights booking

Bridge Cottage (Gloucestershire) Upper Swell, Near Stow On The Wold, Gloucestershire

Bridge Cottage (Gloucestershire), Gloucestershire, England Bridge Cottage (Gloucestershire), Gloucestershire, England
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Originally the gamekeeper's cottage for a large local estate, this delightful and spacious property sits comfortably next to the Grade II listed bridge over the River Dikler, and backs onto private woodland, in the hamlet of Upper Swell.
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Ref: CO194

Bridge Foot Cottage Baslow, Derbyshire

Bridge Foot Cottage, Derbyshire, England Bridge Foot Cottage, Derbyshire, England
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Bridge Foot Cottage is a beautifully refurbished and unique large stone property nestling on the banks of the River Derwent, in the pretty Peak District village of Baslow. Refurbished to a high standard, the cottage is just a 15 minute walk away from historic Chatsworth House and its surrounding park.
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Ref: DE032

Carters Cottage Sherrington, Wiltshire

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Carters Cottage, Wiltshire, England Carters Cottage, Wiltshire, England
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Carters Cottage is a charming, detached thatched period cottage set in the beautiful Wylye Valley. Dating from 1750, the cottage provides high quality accommodation for up to six guests.
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Ref: WI029
15% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 1 September 2019 And 30 September 2019 Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 13 Aug 2019 and 30 Sep 2019

Chestnut Cottage Brook, Isle Of Wight

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Chestnut Cottage, Isle of Wight, England Chestnut Cottage, Isle of Wight, England
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From £562
Chestnut Cottage has been designed and furnished to an exemplary standard to create a flexible, spacious and stylish home from home just minutes away from the South Wight Jurassic Coastline.
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Ref: DO092

Clayhanger Lodge Abbotsbury, Dorset

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Clayhanger Lodge, Dorset, England Clayhanger Lodge, Dorset, England
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A detached barn conversion, Clayhanger Lodge sits amid beautiful Dorset farmland, high above the iconic Chesil Beach, with wonderful views across the rural landscape towards the sea.
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Ref: DO083

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