West Midlands Holiday Cottages
A range of West Midlands self catering cottages and holiday homes are provided by the rental companies listed below. They can be found all over the region, in counties such as Derbyshire, Herefordshire and Shrewsbury and available for bookings throughout the year.
Cottages 4 You
- Over 200 West Midlands holiday cottages
, many of which are available at reduced rates. The majority of self catering properties are of the traditional type and include barn conversions and listed cottages. All inspected on a regular basis and rated accordingly.
Cottages Direct -
Search from 200 cottages in the West Midlands
region and beyond. They're found in the 'Heart of England' section and include a range of modern and traditional cottage properties, most of which allow for pets. Start days are on Fridays and Saturdays.
Independent Cottages -
More than 150 West Midlands cottages in their Central England section, in counties such as Herefordshire, Shrewsbury and Warwickshire. Their range of traditional stone-built properties accommodate pets in most cases and can sleep up to 15 people.
- Around 50 West Midlands cottage properties, situated in Herefordshire and Shropshire. Their collection features an array of beautiful cottages set in idyllic locations such as Ledbury and Lyonshall - many have achieved awards for their quality.
The West Midlands
The West Midlands is made up of the counties Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. The region ranges between densely populated urban areas and wild, open moorlands and countryside.
Herefordshire, with its array of market towns and diverse landscapes is a popular destination for those seeking West Midlands holiday cottages. The Wye Valley and Malvern Hills
are both designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty
and showcase the beauty of the Herefordshire countryside.
, set on the English/Welsh boarder reflects the United Kingdom's heritage with over 30 castles. The town of Ironbridge is also a place of interest and is considered to be the starting point of the Industrial Revolution - it boasts a large selection of museums and listed buildings which exhibit the proud history of the town.
Other places of note in the West Midlands include Warwickshire, with its 14th Century castle
and the meandering River Severn
which is the longest in the West Midlands region. It contributes to countless idyllic countryside settings found throughout this area and attracts holiday makers and water sport enthusiasts alike.
West Midlands visitor attractions
This section provides further information about the visitor attractions, historical sites and entertainment that can be found in the West Midlands region.
Dudley Water-Ski Club
is popular as is the Epic Skate Park
which features an array of half-pipes, rails and other obstacles. See the website for further details. The Grand Prix Go-karting
Course in Birmingham is one of the best in the country and has three tracks for varying skill levels. See the website for more information.
Food, drink and entertainment
Jazz & Spice on Sparkhill offers traditional Indian food. Vegetarians should visit the Warehouse Café in Allison Street. Ulysses serves authentic Greek food and there is a popular Spanish tapas bar in Regency Wharf, named La Tasca.
History and Culture
Stratford upon Avon is a major tourist destination and features the theatre, Shakespeare’s birthplace and Ann Hathaway’s cottage. Warwick Castle
, situated on the River Avon, is one of England’s finest medieval castles and dates back to the 11th century. Nearby Stoneleigh Abbey
is also notable and was founded in 1154 by a group of Cistercian monks. Coventry Cathedral is also worth visiting and is famous for the controversial Sutherland portrait of Christ.
West Midlands Holiday Resources