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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 Cottage Baconsthorpe, Norfolk

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The Cottage, Norfolk, England The Cottage, Norfolk, England
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The Cottage in Baconsthorpe is a real 'chocolate box' set in a peaceful village close to Holt. Utterly romantic and beautifully presented making it the perfect romantic bolthole, just a short drive from the North Norfolk coast.
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Ref: NO153
7 nights for the price of 5 nights
For holidays taken between 1 January 2020 And 1 March 2020
4 nights for the price of 3 nights
For holidays taken between 1 January 2020 And 1 March 2020

The Cowshed North Wootton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset

The Cowshed, Somerset, England The Cowshed, Somerset, England
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Couples will love the seamless blend of quirky style and top quality interiors at The Cowshed. Situated just 10 minutes from Wells, the rural location is ideal for walks, pub visits, culture and unwinding in a peaceful setting any time of the year.
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Ref: SO044

The Dairy (Worcestershire) Eckington, Worcestershire

The Dairy (Worcestershire), Worcestershire, England The Dairy (Worcestershire), Worcestershire, England
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A sensitively converted former cheese press, located in the popular village of Eckington and set within wonderful private gardens at the base of Bredon Hill. Guests will love the relaxed and stylish accommodation which is the perfect location for exploring the unspoilt beauty of Worcestershire and the Cotswolds.
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Ref: CO326

The Dolls House Sherborne, Dorset

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The Dolls House is a fabulous end of terrace property which has been beautifully designed and furnished, offering comfortable luxury accommodation for two guests and within walking distance to all the amenities in the popular town of Sherborne.
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Ref: DO109

The Garden Studio Bournes Green, Near Stroud, Gloucestershire

The Garden Studio, Gloucestershire, England The Garden Studio, Gloucestershire, England
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Situated in a peaceful hamlet nestled amongst the woods in the Cotswolds Hills 10 miles from Cirencester and 6 miles from Stroud. The Garden Studio provides accommodation all on one level and benefits from a double bedroom with king size bed and en-suite wet room.
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Ref: CO313

The Gardener's Bothy (Shropshire) Weston Park, Weston-Under-Lizard, Nr Shifnal, Shropshire

The Gardener's Bothy (Shropshire), Shropshire, England The Gardener's Bothy (Shropshire), Shropshire, England
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This former gardener’s workshop has been refurbished to the highest standards, offering a spacious open plan living space, wood burning stove, hi-spec kitchen and large bedroom with luxurious en-suite bath made for two. Set in the historic Weston Park Estate which offers 1,000 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown with direct access through a secret door to The Granary Grill and Deli.
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Ref: SH034

The Granary (Cotswolds) Newent, Gloucestershire

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The Granary (Cotswolds), Gloucestershire, England The Granary (Cotswolds), Gloucestershire, England
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The Granary, three miles from Newent, offers excellent, spacious accommodation and peaceful seclusion in a very rural position at the end of a half mile private road. Guests will enjoy sunny south facing views across farmland and privately owned woodland.
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Ref: CO307
15% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 1 October 2019 And 31 October 2019 Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 30 Sep 2019 and 31 Oct 2019

The Knoll Tower Weston Park, Weston-Under-Lizard, Nr Shifnal, Shropshire

The Knoll Tower, Shropshire, England The Knoll Tower, Shropshire, England
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Built circa 1865, this fascinating house is located in ancient and historic Weston Park, with panoramic views of the Shropshire countryside and Welsh borders. Situated on the far side of the Estate, its top floor sitting room looks over 'Capability' Brown’s stunning 18th century parkland and is within walking distance of the onsite Grill and Deli.
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The Langley Tarne Mousehole, Near Penzance, Cornwall

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This romantic bolt-hole for two sits in the picturesque Cornish fishing village of Mousehole, 3 miles west of Penzance A short scenic bus ride that runs every 20 minutes to and from Penzance train station. The harbour sea front is two minutes’ walk from The Langley Tarne, as are many wonderful restaurants, shops and galleries.
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Ref: CW117
15% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 1 November 2019 And 30 November 2019 Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 7 Oct 2019 and 30 Nov 2019

The Link Cromer Lighthouse, Cromer, Norfolk

The Link, Norfolk, England The Link, Norfolk, England
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On the Cromer Lighthouse site with spectacular sea views, this is an interesting one bedroom cottage which has an open plan sitting/dining/kitchen area with a domed bedroom ceiling. The bedroom has been formed from the circular base of the lighthouse tower.
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Ref: NO051

The Loft (Oxfordshire) Goring On Thames, Oxfordshire

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The Loft (Oxfordshire), Oxfordshire, England The Loft (Oxfordshire), Oxfordshire, England
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Situated within easy reach of Oxford and within an hour train journey from London Paddington. The Loft is set in beautifully landscaped gardens surrounded by five acres of farmland where the owners maintain free range chickens and a small flock of Welsh halfbred sheep who may wish to say hello to you in the mornings!
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Ref: CO275
15% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 19 August 2019 And 31 December 2019 Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 19 Aug 2019 and 31 Dec 2019

The Maltings Trunch, Norfolk

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The Maltings, Norfolk, England The Maltings, Norfolk, England
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The Maltings is a delightful grain store conversion attached to the two hundred year old Brewery House built originally as the manager's house for Trunch Brewery. Positioned in the tranquillity of a national network of quiet lanes, open countryside, empty beaches and woodland walks, The Maltings provides an ideal hideaway for a romantic stay for dog owners, walkers and cyclists.

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Ref: NO109
15% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 1 November 2019 And 30 November 2019 Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 7 Oct 2019 and 30 Nov 2019

The Pavilion Idbury, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

The Pavilion, Oxfordshire, England The Pavilion, Oxfordshire, England
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This delightful property The Pavilion, located in Idbury near Stow-on-the-Wold, has unrivalled south-facing views of the beautiful rolling Cotswold countryside. French windows running the length of the property give a panoramic view across farmland and forests.
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Ref: CO312

The Potting Shed Weston Park, Weston-Under-Lizard, Nr Shifnal , Shropshire

The Potting Shed, Shropshire, England The Potting Shed, Shropshire, England
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This former potting shed has been refurbished to the highest standards, offering a spacious open plan living space, wood burning stove, hi-spec kitchen and large bedroom with luxurious en-suite bath made for two. Set in the historic Weston Park estate which offers 1,000 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown landscaped parkland and within close proximity to the beautiful Shropshire countryside and Welsh borders.
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Ref: SH033

The Studio Lolworth, Cambridgeshire

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The Studio, Cambridgeshire, England The Studio, Cambridgeshire, England
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The Studio is a delightful, contemporary ground floor apartment with open-plan living space for two guests. Completed in 2019, the property is furnished to a high standard throughout.
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Ref: CA001

The Summer House Eyton On Severn, Near Wroxeter, Shropshire

The Summer House, Shropshire, England The Summer House, Shropshire, England
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A luxuriously appointed property located north east of the Shropshire Hills AONB. The Summer House is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and is as tranquil as they come in a very secluded setting. Attingham Park is only 4 miles away and with a short twenty minute drive you could be in the medieval market town of Shrewsbury.
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Ref: SH036

The Tractor Shed Near Bourton-On-The Hill, Gloucestershire

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An idyllic retreat for two offering a taste of rural life with all the creature comforts of home. The Tractor Shed is located mid-way between the bustling market town of Moreton-in-Marsh and the delightful village of Bourton-on-the-Hill.
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Ref: CO332

The Treasury Wolterton, Norfolk

The Treasury, Norfolk, England The Treasury, Norfolk, England
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The Treasury is a luxurious one bedroom cottage on the historic and private estate of Wolterton Park. Boasting a state of the art bathroom with vaulted ceiling, deluxe furnishings and its own private garden, this beautiful property is indeed a very special retreat for two.
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Ref: NO143

Toll House Nether Stowey, Somerset

Toll House, Somerset, England Toll House, Somerset, England
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This listed 18th century former toll house, small yet enchanting, is on the quiet high street of the attractive village of Nether Stowey. The area, at the foot of the Quantock Hills, is exceptional for walking, riding and unspoilt countryside.
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Ref: SO025

Warden Bull Point Lighthouse, Mortehoe, Woolacombe, Devon

Warden, Devon, England Warden, Devon, England
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This cottage is part of the Bull Point Lighthouse site, just outside the pretty village of Mortehoe in North Devon. The property features entrance hall, dining room, sitting room, kitchen, double bedroom and bathroom.
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Ref: DV080

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