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   Towns & Villages in England

   Towns & Villages in Scotland
 
 Towns & Villages in Wales

   Choice Locations in England

Please note: These pages of towns by Country are different to the page you open when you click the map to the right which displays towns and villages within the county you select.

Cottages in popular outdoor pursuits areas:

Scottish Country Cottages in The Great Glen Way

Cottages in Yorkshire &  The Bronte Country

Cottages in The Lake District & Cumbria

Cottages in The Peak District

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Click an English County, or Wales or Scotland in the map that opens,  then select the town of your choice from the indexed page that opens and display cottages within 25 miles radius.
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We offer cottages at the same standard prices as cottages4you and this website interfaces directly with their secure online booking system.

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Slide shows: photographs we have taken with links to English Country Cottages in close proximity. 

 

View the full range of Photographs with English Country Cottages within 25 miles of where the photograph was taken.
Click for slide show of photographs of The Cotswolds and cottages within 25 miles of where the photographs were taken 
Click for slide show of photographs of Kent and English Country Cottages within 25 miles of where the photographs were taken 
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Click for slide show of photographs of North Yorkshire and Cumbria and English Country Cottages within 25 miles of where the photographs were taken 

 


Short Stays for Public Holidays and the peak usage months of June, July, August & early September can only be booked within 28 days of the Start Date

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Its quality that sets these holiday properties apart. All properties are individually selected and regularly inspected by the team of Regional Managers from cottages4you.

      You can rest  assured that only the best properties are on offer.

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Each week we are helping customers from all parts of the world find their dream holiday cottage in the UK. Our popular, free email service.

Please check out our Advanced Search page first. This may answer your specific query.

 

 

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Holiday planning pages - 400+ pages  

We have listed thousands of towns & villages in England by county plus Scotland, and Wales.

Open our map and click one of the counties in England, or click Scotland or Wales and a  page listing towns and villages will open. Click a town or village and display cottages within 25 miles.
 Holiday Cottage Owners...

Here is an opportunity to enjoy maximum occupancy levels if you own a quality holiday cottage in the UK, Ireland, France, Portugal, or Spain:

The cottages you access from this website are actively marketed by cottages4you which is part of the Holiday Cottages Group, the largest holiday letting agency in Britain with almost 30 years experience in providing cottage holidays to hundreds of thousands of satisfied customers.

These popular holiday cottages enjoy exceptional occupancy levels due to the comprehensive marketing structure provided by cottages4you.

We use these cottages ourselves in our work across the UK. Virtually without exception the owners have described the real advantage they receive from the fully integrated marketing service provided by cottages4you.      

If you own a quality self catering holiday cottage in UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal or Italy and would like more information about the fully integrated marketing service you get when your property is listed with Britain's Premium Holiday Cottage database please phone cottages4you directly on one of these phone numbers:
  ►  0870 192 1317 within the United Kingdom

  ►  0044 1282 847859 from outside the UK




 

Recent photographs we have taken in the UK:

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Conversation in song, Canterbury, Kent, New Year's Eve.

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Robin in song, Royal Horticultural Society Garden Wisley - Map

Cottages within 25 miles of Canterbury:
Sleep 2 Sleep 4 Sleep 6

Cottages within 25 miles of Wisley:

Sleep 2 Sleep 4 Sleep 6
 

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English Country Cottages Feature: 

2, 3, 4, and 7 night breaks available - many also offer 14 nights - Sleeps 2 - 28. Cottage holidays offer flexibility and freedom to come and go as you wish. Properties ranging from cosy cottages to huge castles - rural to costal. Fabulous features that include open fires, four poster beds, walking right from the door, child friendly, pet friendly and close to the pub to name but a few.

English Country Cottages - UK Holiday Cottages for that perfect holiday

Romantic Breaks: Browse through everything from romantic waterside retreats to majestic castles.

If you would like to book a cottage at short notice, we recommend that you identify the Property Reference number then phone cottages4you directly on one of these phone numbers:

 ►  0870 192 1317 from within the United Kingdom
 ►  0044 1282 847859 from outside the UK

Click to move to top of page TOP OF PAGE            Selection of English Country Cottages for 4 & 6 people from The Cotswolds & Suffolk areas.

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        Pages of English & Scottish Country Cottages featured in selected areas

     

   Small samples from the finest selection of Holiday Cottages in Britain

                                                                              with printable Google map, Google Satellite view, and  Google Route map from London to the property.

Welcome to English Country Cottages ...

The home of great holidays - established thirty years ago with a simple aim: to provide superior holiday homes, in all the best parts of the country.

Today, that's still exactly what we do - only now we do a lot more of it. We have over 3000 stunning properties on our books; from romantic seaside retreats to majestic country lodges, in breathtaking locations, stretching from the rolling Suffolk shore to rocky Welsh cliffs.

 Your perfect Scottish holiday starts here ...

We know that your time away is precious - which is why so much of ours is spent finding special places for you to stay when you visit Scotland.

With thirty year's experience in selecting superior holiday properties, we like to think that no one else can match the wide choice of cottages and locations, flexibility, regional knowledge and friendly, enthusiastic service that you get from Scottish Country Cottages.

Comments from Holiday Cottages Group Limited.
English Country Cottages, Scottish Country Cottages & cottages4you are trading names of Holiday Cottages Group Limited.


Each of these pages lists 20 to 30 selected cottages with a brief location and property description including a photograph and a link to the page of full property details, photographs (many with a video of the cottage inside and out), calendar display of available dates, prices, and the option to make a booking online else by phone directly with cottages4you.

The display of each property also has links to Google maps. A map of the area, satellite view of the area around the property, and route map with details from London to the property. These maps can be printed out including route details, times, distances etc. You can also select a route map to the property from a different departure location.

If you are searching for a cottage sleeping a specific number of people  click here to open our clickable map, then...

     1. Click a county in our clickable map and a page will open for that county.
     2. Select cottages sleeping 2, 4, 6, 8, or 10. A page listing towns & villages in that county for the number in your party will open.
     3. Click a town or village name and a display of cottages within 25 miles of the location you have selected will be displayed
     3. When the display of cottages opens you can change the number in the party to between 2 and 30 people.
     4. The page will then refresh to display cottages meeting your requirements.- you can also change other settings.

Cottages in Cornwall Cottages in Devon Cottages in Dorset & Hampshire
Cottages in Kent & Sussex Cottages in Essex, Suffolk & Norfolk Cottages in The Cotswolds
Cottages in Middle England Cottages in the Peak District Cottages in Yorkshire & Bronte Country
Cottages in The Lake District & Cumbria Cottages in The Great Glen and Fort William Cottages in Scotland

Properties ranging from cosy cottages to huge castles - rural to coastal - sleeping 2 to 30.


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Pages of English Country Cottage and Apartment Complexes with recreational facilities

Holiday Cottage Complexes with recreational facilities - swimming pools - gymnasiums - children's play areas - cafeterias
We have searched out the Cottage Holiday Properties having a group of cottages plus additional facilities all on the one site. These properties are ideal for family holidays as they incorporate some or all of the following facilities: Indoor or outdoor swimming pool, physical training centre, children's playground, cafeteria, bar, movie theatre, tennis court, Jacuzzi, and in one instance a fully equipped and staffed horse riding centre. English Country Cottages - UK Holiday Cottages for that perfect holiday

   Pages of Holiday Cottage Complexes:

Complexes in Cornwall Page 1

Complexes in Dorset & Somerset

Complexes in N. Yorkshire & Cumbria

Complexes in Cornwall Page 2

The Isle of Wight, Sussex & The Cotswolds

Complexes in Yorkshire & Northumbria

Complexes in Devon Page 1

Complexes in Norfolk and the Broads

Complexes in the Lake District
Complexes in Devon Page 2 Complexes in the Peak District  
Complexes in Devon Page 3 Complexes in the Yorkshire Coast Area  

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