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Rural retreat holidays in country cottages in England

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Windover Farm Cottage, Devon, EnglandViewed 15 times in last week.
Sleeps 4
2 Bedroom
Weekly price
£340 - £980
Windover Farm Cottage
Cullompton, Devon
4-star Farmstay
Facilities: Free internet access
01823 680611
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More about this property: Lovely 2 bedroom Devonshire holiday cottage with fantastic countryside views and a very comfortable luxurious interior, situated on a family-friendly small holding within the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just 9 miles from Honiton and 20 miles from Sidmouth on the coast.

Wednesday 16 Jan 2019  |  7 nights  |  £340
Currently next available: from 28 March 2019 to 29 March 2019; more available dates

Lower Hedge Farm , Somerset, EnglandViewed 23 times in last week.
Sleeps 12
5 Bedroom
Weekly price
£2280 - £3580
Lower Hedge Farm
Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Dog friendly Farmstay
Facilities: Hot tub
01935 840964
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More about this property: Impressive large self-catering farmhouse sleeping 12 in 5 bedrooms, with a lovely outdoor hot tub and games room, this is an ideal place to stay for big families or large groups.

Wednesday 16 Jan 2019  |  7 nights  |  £2280
Currently next available: from 17 January 2019 to 25 January 2019; more available dates

Oak Cottage, Oxfordshire, EnglandViewed 22 times in last week.
Sleeps 5
2 Bedroom
Weekly price
£495 - £700
Oak Cottage
Wallingford nr. Oxford, Oxfordshire
4-star Property
Facilities: Free internet access
01491 836 200
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More about this property: Comfortable 2-bed Victorian cottage with exposed beams and stone brickwork interior, set in the desirable village of Wallingford and just 20 minutes drive from the historical city of Oxford

Currently next available: from 17 January 2019 to 04 April 2019; more available dates

Chilcotts Holiday Barn, Somerset, EnglandViewed 18 times in last week.
Sleeps 6
3 Bedroom
Weekly price
£500 - £1300
Chilcotts Holiday Barn
Taunton, Somerset
5-star Property
Facilities: Hot tub, Free internet access
01823 421391
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More about this property: Stylish 5 star rated sleeps 6 barn conversion with lush country views, a private warm bubbly hot tub and a tranquil location close to Taunton.

Currently next available: from 17 January 2019 to 25 January 2019; more available dates

Private Rural Lodge Sleeps 9, Wrackleford Estate, Dorset, EnglandViewed 28 times in last week.
Sleeps 9
5 Bedroom
Weekly price
£800 - £1500
Private Rural Lodge Sleeps 9, Wrackleford Estate
Dorchester, Dorset
Dog friendly Small Country Estate
01305 264141
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More about this property: This 5 bedroom country lodge sleeps up to 9 and is ideal for groups of friends (hen parties welcome) or family looking to holiday or celebrate altogether near Dorchester. On site is a snooker room and outdoor activities on offer locally include fishing & clay pigeon shooting. The West Dorset Heritage Coast is within easy reach for days out.

Skylarks Holiday Barn, Suffolk, EnglandViewed 19 times in last week.
Sleeps 4
2 Bedroom
Weekly price
£538 - £592
Skylarks Holiday Barn
Old Newton, Suffolk
Dog friendly Property (2 dogs welcome)
Facilities: Free internet access
01787 211 115
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More about this property: Get away for a romantic break or for a holiday with friends to this beautifully presented 2 bedroom barn conversion, set in idyllic gardens in rural Suffolk, this is an ideal property for a tranquil country holiday.

Old Hundreth Cottage, Devon, EnglandViewed 18 times in last week.
Sleeps 4
2 Bedroom
Weekly price
£298 - £598
Old Hundreth Cottage
Kingsbridge, Devon
Dog friendly Property (2 dogs welcome)
01322 445069
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More about this property: Lovely 2 bedroom pet-friendly holiday cottage complete with wooden beams, its own secluded garden and ample Devonshire charm, situated in the pretty village of Kingston, in the coastal South Devon AONB with hills and valleys, close to Dartmoor National Park and just 1 mile from the local beach at Wonwel.

Wednesday 16 Jan 2019  |  7 nights  |  £335
Currently next available: from 17 January 2019 to 22 March 2019; more available dates

Dog-friendly 2 bedroom holiday chalet at Blue Anchor, Somerset, EnglandViewed 16 times in last week.
Sleeps 4
2 Bedroom
Weekly price
£350 - £525
Dog-friendly 2 bedroom holiday chalet at Blue Anchor
Blue Anchor, Minehead, Somerset
Dog friendly Bungalow (2 dogs welcome)
Facilities: Free internet access
01984 640365
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More about this property: Beautiful two bedroom dogs welcome chalet bungalow with small garden set in tranquil woodland area, close to the town of Minehead and bordering the Exmoor National Park, the beach is just 10 minutes walk from the front door. Free WiFi Internet.

Currently next available: from 17 January 2019 to 06 September 2019; more available dates

Deepwell Granary, Suffolk, EnglandViewed 29 times in last week.
Sleeps 2
1 Bedroom
Weekly price
£526 - £728
Deepwell Granary
Buxhall, Suffolk
4-star Dog friendly Property (2 dogs welcome)
Facilities: Free internet access
01787 211 115
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More about this property: A stunning thatched barn conversion in a rural area with enclosed garden and a large meadow woodland.

The Lovejoy Studio, Essex, EnglandViewed 20 times in last week.
Sleeps 4
2 Bedroom
Weekly price
£495 - £791
The Lovejoy Studio
Belchamp Walter, Essex
4-star Dog friendly Barn Conversion
Facilities: Tennis court, Free internet access
01787 211 115
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More about this property: Cycle or walk around the famous countryside that formed the backdrop for many of the scenes from the classic TV series, 'Lovejoy'. Dog friendly, and with space for four, this unique barn conversion is ideal for a romantic escape or a small family holiday full of outdoor activity - revel in modern simplicity alongside traditional fixtures like exposed beams and floors, or take advantage of the full use of the provided bikes and tennis racquets.

The Old Rectory, Dorset, EnglandViewed 20 times in last week.
Sleeps 25
11 Bedroom
Weekly price
£1620 - £4500
The Old Rectory
BRIDPORT, Dorset
Small Country Estate
01308 422575
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More about this property: Outstanding 11-bedroom Georgian Rectory with shabby-chic decor, wonderful billiard/library room and drawing room with stunning open fireplace, ideal for large groups or big families, situated close to Bridport and the Dorset coast.

Acorn Retreat, at Oakmead House, edge of Exmoor, Devon, EnglandViewed 40 times in last week.
Sleeps 2
1 Bedroom
Weekly price
£455 - £595
Acorn Retreat, at Oakmead House, edge of Exmoor
Brayford, Devon
Dog friendly Apartment (1 dogs welcome)
Facilities: Free internet access
01598 710107
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More about this property: Tranquil couple's holiday cottage on the border of Exmoor National Park, set in 10 acres of the owner's beautiful grounds, light and spacious interior, ideal for a romantic getaway to a quiet part of Devon.

Wednesday 16 Jan 2019  |  7 nights  |  £455
Currently next available: from 17 January 2019 to 22 February 2019; more available dates

Monnington House, Herefordshire, EnglandViewed 24 times in last week.
Sleeps 18
9 Bedroom
Weekly price
£2950 - £7000
Monnington House
Monnington on Wye, Herefordshire
4-star Dog friendly Property (2 dogs welcome)
Facilities: Free internet access
01672 563571
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More about this property: Truly impressive 9 bedroom country house for groups of friends or family looking for a very high standard of self-catering accommodation in Herefordshire, this 4 star rated, gold award winning holiday house has plenty to keep groups entertained with a games room with pool table and table football plus a rustic table tennis room, situated 10 miles from Hereford, 15 miles from Leominster and just 13 miles from Hay on Wye by the Brecon Beacons National Park, this is a great location for discovering some of the very best of Herefordshire.

Currently next available: from 17 January 2019 to 01 February 2019; more available dates

Hillside Cottage, Cornwall, EnglandViewed 29 times in last week.
Sleeps 8
4 Bedroom
Weekly price
£600 - £1900
Hillside Cottage
Treyarnon, Cornwall
Dog friendly Property
Facilities: Hot tub, Free internet access
07775578729
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More about this property: Pet-friendly Cornish holiday cottage with lovely countryside views and private hot tub, just a 10 minute walk from the local beach.

Currently next available: from 21 January 2019 to 22 January 2019; more available dates

Harmony Cottage, Gloucestershire, EnglandViewed 21 times in last week.
Sleeps 9
5 Bedroom
Weekly price
£1600 - £1900
Harmony Cottage
Lydney, Gloucestershire
Dog friendly Stone-built Cottage
Facilities: Hot tub, Free internet access
020 8 998 4941
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More about this property: Grade II listed detached holiday cottage with oak beams, open fire and outdoor hot tub with beautiful views over the Cotswold Countryside, ideal for groups of friends including hen and stag parties

Currently next available: from 17 January 2019 to 15 March 2019; more available dates

Last Minute Availability: from 18 January 2019 to 21 January 2019;

If you adore the idea of spending time in the country you may well be looking for a rural retreat in a self catering cottage somewhere in the English countryside.  Whether you are looking to get away from it all or want to discover a new country area, country breaks can be good for relaxation, peace and quiet.  Rural retreats in England can be in a variety of different types of accommodation including small cottages, big cottages, log cabins, country cottages and country houses.  Whichever the type of accommodation you opt for we hope you have a great time.  If you are flexible about location you may also want to take a look at these rural retreats in Wales, Ireland and Scotland.   Click photos to find out more about each English rural retreat.