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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 Dairy at Burghley (14 guests) Near Stamford, Cambridgeshire

The Dairy at Burghley (14 guests), Cambridgeshire, England The Dairy at Burghley (14 guests), Cambridgeshire, England
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From £2,030
The Dairy sits on the Burghley Estate in the heart of Capability Brown parkland, landscaped during the 1760s. After careful restoration, this historic building has been transformed into beautiful holiday accommodation with all the luxurious comforts of modern life provided within a timeless and Arcadian setting.
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Ref: LI011

The Normans Wells-Next-The-Sea, Norfolk

The Normans, Norfolk, England The Normans, Norfolk, England
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From £1,242
This fine three storey house is in Wells-next-the-Sea is just a two minute walk from the harbour. It was originally built for a wheat merchant who was rumoured to be a smuggler. A high wall encloses the picturesque rear garden.
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Ref: NO088

The Old Rectory North Tuddenham, Norfolk

The Old Rectory, Norfolk, England The Old Rectory, Norfolk, England
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From £1,501
This fine house stands in its own parkland near North Tuddenham. The poet William Cowper stayed in the original rectory, but the present building dates from 1852. It has been refurbished to provide a holiday retreat for up to 14 people.
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Ref: NO031

The Pumphouse Hilgay, Norfolk

The Pumphouse, Norfolk, England The Pumphouse, Norfolk, England
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From £1,370
The Pumphouse, as featured in the Sunday Times October 2016 is a five bedroom, four bathroom property, originally used to draw water out of the fenland drain, is a haven of tranquillity where the cares of the world may be left far behind. Nestled against the banks of the lazily meandering River Wissey, hidden at the end of the two miles of unmade tracks, the only people who will be able to find you, are those you want to!
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Ref: NO113

Bearwood House & Cottage Pembridge, Leominster, Herefordshire

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Bearwood House & Cottage, Herefordshire, England Bearwood House & Cottage, Herefordshire, England
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From £1,501
Bearwood House and Bearwood Cottage are elegant half-timbered properties in an idyllic setting near Pembridge. Adjacent to each other, however accessed by separate driveways, each property offers privacy from one another. Dining for up to 15 guests is available within the main house. Enjoy endless entertainment provided by the hot tub, games room, arboretum, loggia, sunken garden, Wii, 6 bicycles (including tandem), croquet, boules and much more.
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Ref: HW038
20% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 15 January 2019 And 31 March 2019 Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 15 Jan 2019 and 31 Mar 2019

Kingston Barns Kingston, Cambridgeshire

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Kingston Barns, Cambridgeshire, England Kingston Barns, Cambridgeshire, England
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From £2,024
Kingston Barn is a unique curved barn conversion, still retaining the round silo barn and finished to an exceptional standard. This special property is located seven miles west of Cambridge in the peaceful village of Kingston, with uninterrupted views over Cambridgeshire countryside.
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Ref: NO133

Oak Cliff Place Ryde, Isle Of Wight

Oak Cliff Place, Isle of Wight, England Oak Cliff Place, Isle of Wight, England
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From £1,697
This magnificent Victorian house in Wootton, Isle of Wight, has uninterrupted views over the Solent to Portsmouth. Light-filled and spacious, it is set in five acres of land including its own small wood.
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Ref: IW014

Oat Hill Farmhouse Snowshill, Broadway, Gloucestershire

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Oat Hill Farmhouse, Gloucestershire, England Oat Hill Farmhouse, Gloucestershire, England
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From £2,176
This imposing 17th Century farmhouse, with a wealth of character features and a large south-facing garden, was completely refurbished in 2012. Situated in Snowshill, a quintessential Cotswolds village, just five minutes drive from Broadway which benefits from an 18-hole golf course.
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Ref: CO232
10% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 5 January 2019 And 31 January 2019 Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 26 Oct 2018 and 31 Jan 2019

The Vean Gorran, Near St Austell, Cornwall

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The Vean, Cornwall, England The Vean, Cornwall, England
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From £2,336
Nestled in a tranquil setting within the grounds of the Caerhays Estate and close to St Austell, sits The Vean, a beautifully restored Georgian country house with views over Caerhays Castle Gardens.
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Ref: CW120

The Walled Garden Sibton Park, Sibton, Suffolk

The Walled Garden, Suffolk, England The Walled Garden, Suffolk, England
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From £2,992
What goes on behind these walls? Drinks, dinners and downtime for guests spread over 8 large bedrooms. Your private garden to barbecue, relax under the stars or drink coffee before a long walk.
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Ref: SU071

Upper Mowley Titley, Kington, Herefordshire

Upper Mowley, Herefordshire, England Upper Mowley, Herefordshire, England
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From £2,243
This bright and spacious farmhouse is in a wonderful (and totally private) position with far reaching views on all sides. Situated in the West of Herefordshire near the Welsh border, the house is surrounded by its own ancient rolling pasture.
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Ref: HW040

Boconnoc House Lostwithiel, Cornwall

Boconnoc House, Cornwall, England Boconnoc House, Cornwall, England
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From £2,058
Boconnoc House is situated within a fine, private estate amongst rolling parkland, woods and farmland just a few miles from the Cornish coastline. A perfect location for a special occasion, large groups of families and friends can enjoy a luxury stay, with nine bedrooms and nine bathrooms, four large reception rooms, two kitchens, games room and library with cinema projector as well as beautiful gardens to explore and relax in.
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Ref: CW106

Hause Hall, Cruick Barn & The Stables Hallin Fell, Martindale, Cumbria

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Hause Hall, Cruick Barn & The Stables, Cumbria, England Hause Hall, Cruick Barn & The Stables, Cumbria, England
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From £2,319
Hause Hall Farm is located part way up Hallin Fell at the south end of Ullswater. It offers spectacular views over the fells and up into the valleys. With the adjacent Cruik Barn and Stables it provides accommodation for up to 18 guests.
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Ref: CU055
20% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 16 January 2019 And 31 March 2019 Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 16 Jan 2019 and 31 Mar 2019

Melmerby Hall Melmerby, Near Langwathby, Penrith, Cumbria

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Melmerby Hall, Cumbria, England Melmerby Hall, Cumbria, England
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From £1,990
This fine house, in the village of Melmerby in the Eden Valley, is a 5 Star Gold Award winning Grade II listed manor house with nine bedrooms and nine bath/shower rooms. It is set within its own sandstone walled grounds extending to 25 acres.
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Ref: CU014
20% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 16 January 2019 And 31 January 2019 Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 16 Jan 2019 and 31 Mar 2019

Aston Hill House Paxford, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

Aston Hill House, Gloucestershire, England Aston Hill House, Gloucestershire, England
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From £2,997
This stunning Cotswolds holiday home sits within 15 acres of countryside and features a swimming pool with pool house and a grass tennis court. Aston Hill House is a truly special place for celebrations and weekend getaways with family or friends.
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Ref: CO314

The Dairy at Burghley Near Stamford, Cambridgeshire

The Dairy at Burghley, Cambridgeshire, England The Dairy at Burghley, Cambridgeshire, England
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From £2,854
The Dairy sits on the Burghley Estate in the heart of Capability Brown parkland, landscaped during the 1760s. After careful restoration, this historic building has been transformed into beautiful holiday accommodation with all the luxurious comforts of modern life provided within a timeless and Arcadian setting.
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Ref: LI009

The Old Rectory and Coach House North Tuddenham, Norfolk

The Old Rectory and Coach House, Norfolk, England The Old Rectory and Coach House, Norfolk, England
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From £2,096
The Old Rectory stands in its own parkland near North Tuddenham. The poet William Cowper stayed in the original rectory, but the present building dates from 1852. With the Coach House next door, it accommodates up to 20 guests.
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Ref: NO057

Waternook & The Great Barn Ullswater, The Lake District, Cumbria

Waternook & The Great Barn, Cumbria, England Waternook & The Great Barn, Cumbria, England
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From £7,956
This magnificent private estate on the edge of Lake Ullswater comprises Waternook and The Great Barn and can be booked for your exclusive use. Set within 26 acres of private grounds with half a mile of lake shoreline, there are breath-taking uninterrupted panoramic views as far as the eye can see.
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Ref: CU059

Blencowe Hall Blencowe, Near Greystoke, Cumbria

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Blencowe Hall, Cumbria, England Blencowe Hall, Cumbria, England
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From £3,283
This multi award-winning exceptional Grade I listed fortified manor dating back to the 1400s has undergone extensive renovation. It has views to the nearby Lakeland fells and is just four miles from the Lake District National Park.
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Ref: CU037
20% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 1 January 2019 And 31 March 2019 Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 20 Dec 2018 and 28 Mar 2019

Sibton Park Sibton Park, Sibton, Suffolk

Sibton Park, Suffolk, England Sibton Park, Suffolk, England
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13
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From £5,104
The manor, with its classic Georgian proportions, luxurious en-suite bedrooms and contemporary features including gym, games room, cinema and naturally-filtered pool and hot tub, make this the perfect exclusive-use location for birthdays, anniversaries and special celebrations. Set within a 4,500 acre private country estate.
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Ref: SU062

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