> England Holiday Cottages
These rental companies offer a wide range of England cottages and self catering properties all over England. Booking rates start at around the £200 mark for seven day breaks and there also a good number of reductions and deals. Visit the sites for the latest information about availability and prices.
- Over 6000 England holiday cottages
and self catering holiday accommodation from this rental company, situated throughout the country. Their vast range includes character cottages, luxury holiday properties, bungalows and even Norwegian style lodges.
- 4000 England cottages
self catering holiday properties including lodges, barn conversions, character holiday cottages and holiday homes. Prices for week long holiday breaks during low season start at around £200 per week and user reviews are included for a good number.
- Around 850 England cottage properties as well as a other self catering properties. Locations include Cumbria, Cornwall, Suffolk and the Peak District with booking rates starting at around £230 p/w. Pets are are allowed for many of their properties.
Cottages 4 You
- More than 500 England cottage properties in places like Cornwall, the Lake District, the Norfolk Broads and the Home Counties. Booking prices usually start at £300 p/w during low season and a number of deals are available for selected cottages.
Our England section covers some of the most cherished regions in the United Kingdom; from the rugged and dramatic splendor of The Peak District to the temperate Southerly reaches of Cornwall and Devon.
Like many parts of the United Kingdom history is everywhere in the form of castles, ruins and religious architecture. Much of thisfascinating and eventful past is widely accessible to the public thanks to preservation and protection. Places like Stone Henge are preserved for posterity, as are the awe-inspiring cathedrals at Canterbury and Wells.
The Wye Valley and other regions such as The Lake District offer a wonderful escape from the stresses and strains of modern life. Much of this land is protected and is officially designated as areas of outstanding natural beauty. Teaming with wildlife and rural charm, the English countryside is a joy to behold.
Our menu, found on the left lists some of the most idyllic areas in the UK and Europe. These regions are considered to be the most desirable holidaying destinations in the Northern Hemisphere and are perfect for holiday cottage rental. Take a tour of our site and find out more about The United Kingdom and the wonderful possibilities available for self-catering breaks and those seeking England holiday cottages.
England self catering attractions and amenities
We've included more information about top attractions in England such as admission prices and entry times. Visitors will also find links and location details.
England offers a wide variety of outdoor activities. Boating on the Norfolk Broads for instance, is an increasingly popular pastime. Visitors can rent craft from companies located all over the region, such as Barnes Brinkcraft
in Wroxham. They hire out a selection of different boats from day boats to cruisers. See the website for further details.
Horse riding also provides a unique way of enjoying England's countryside. All over England, trails and paths criss-cross the countryside and take in some of the most inspiring scenery the country has to offer. See the National Trails
website for more information about the footpaths and bridleways. England is also home to a rich abundance of wildlife, that can be seen through the National Parks and centres such as the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew and Cornwall's Eden Project.
Food and drink
England is well-known for its traditional country pubs. Many of its establishments date back hundreds of years and maintain classical features such a low ceilings, flagstone floors and heavy oak beams. Pubs such as the Fleece Inn, Worcestershire seem to exude country charm. The Fleece, which is a converted farmhouse, includes a large garden and serves a selection of local ales and beers. It is a fine example of a true English country pub. The Trout Inn at Tadpole Bridge
is also noteworthy and overlooks the River Thames. It serves good pub food and is popular with locals and passing visitors alike.
London provides a top selection of restaurants that serve food from all over the world. But it is not the only place one can find good food. Some of the best eateries can be found in places such as Cornwall, with its hugely popular Nathan Outlaw Restaurant. Establishments such as this are renowned for serving vibrant, exciting dishes at affordable prices.
History and Culture
The prehistoric monument, Stonehenge is one of the World's most important historical sites. Located in Wiltshire, it attracts visitors from far and wide. Admission prices are £3.30 for children and £6.60 for adults - under-5s are admitted free. England is also home to a large collection of castles, keeps and religious buildings.
Salisbury Cathedral, for instance, is a majestic example of medieval architecture, featuring a 404ft spire and an original copy of the Magna Carta. Opening times are 7.15am to 6.15pm for visits to the Cathedral. Some of the best castles include the 12th century Framlingham, the well-preserved Tudor Castle at St. Mawes and Sudeley Castle in Gloucestershire, which was home to Henry VIII's last wife Catherine Parr.
Visitors can also view treasured antiquities at places like the British Museum and the Museum of London, which houses over 1 million artifacts. England's sea-faring heritage is also vividly exhibited by the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, through its vast collection of ancient maritime objects - admission is free.