The TOP 5 Country Cottage stays in England - Voyage Privé

The TOP 5 Country Cottage stays in England

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The top 5 country cottage stays in England

Looking to escape to the charming English countryside? Choose a delightful cottage or country resort stay with Voyage Privé!

Our best English country cottages

1. The Slaughters Country Inn 4*

The Slaughters Country Inn 4*
This impressive country hotel is located in the picturesque Cotswold village of Lower Slaughter. Consisting of charming stone-built cottages and the main house hotel, guests are treated to a delightful menu of local produce. Cottages feature traditional beams and country décor with local trails leading through rolling fields.

2. The Valley 5*

The Valley 5*

This bespoke self-catered country cottage is located just moments from the coast. Tranquil and relaxing, it's set within leafy grounds and offers engaging outdoor activities and communal pools to enjoy. What’s more, you're just a few miles from bustling Truro and a wealth of Cornish day trips.

3. Northrepps Cottage 3*

Northrepps Cottage 3*
This sublime country cottage hotel dates back to the 18th century. It's located in the heart of Norfolk, surrounded by captivating marshes, rolling fields and famed big skies. Each room is tastefully decorated with bespoke and themed country furnishings to represent a historic local figure.

4. Cottage Lodge

Cottage Lodge
Escape to the bewitching New Forest with this fine country hotel. Situated in the quiet rural village of Brockenhurst, leafy trails lead directly from your door. Look for the cosy bar houses in the grounds' 17th-century cottage.

5. Livingstone Cottage at Port Lympne Reserve

Livingstone Cottage at Port Lympne Reserve & Howletts Wild Animal Park 4*
This unique cottage is located close to Howletts Wild Animal Park. It offers a slice of the African wilderness in the rolling countryside of England. Cottages come decorated with safari-influenced furnishing for a magical night in the country.

Services will you find in our cottage stays in England

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Country-view dining
  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Self-catering facilities
  • Pool and spa facilities

Going on holiday in England

England offers a wealth of fine activities throughout the year. For countryside visits, the summer season brings the best weather. Accommodation rates generally rise from July to August, and school holidays mean that attractions and beauty spots become crowded. This is particularly true of beaches and national parks. You can consider June and September to avoid the worst of this. Shoulder seasons in spring and autumn can be just as delightful. While the weather is often good, it is unpredictable, so be sure to pack accordingly. That means waterproofs and sun cream, just in case. Winter is generally wet and cold with snow at higher elevations, particularly up north. The countryside can be captivating in the winter frost, but wrap up warm and prepare for visits to more lively towns. Very remote areas and tourist towns see reduced hours at attractions and restaurants over winter.

Hotel offers at England convenient for all kind of travel

The Valley 5*
England’s green and pleasant land has something for all. Its national parks make delightful days out for families, and you’ll find a wide wealth of manor houses to explore. If you’re staying predominantly in the countryside with children, it’s best to pick a locale family-friendly attractions. You’ll find everything from first-rate country life experiences, zoos and animal parks, as well as major theme parks. As for groups and friends, the countryside was made for walking. More adventurous areas of England, like the Pennines, provide mountains (or fells) and rock climbing. Just about every corner of the country features national trails that are well-plotted for a gentle stroll. This adds to the romanticism of the countryside. What’s more, retreating to your country cottage hotel, you’ll be greeted by the perfect evening meal. English country restaurants are among the most romantic and prized – so you can always expect a fine candle-lit meal.

The range of cottages and country stays we offer at England

  • Rustic cottages
  • Sea-view cottages
  • Country hotels
  • Historic manors

England: what should we bring for a hotel stay?

  • Charging cables
  • Guide book with walking maps
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Waterproofs
  • Evening attire
  • Swimming costume
  • Pack-away towel

Your best hotel in England: how to get there and make your booking

How to get to England

Northrepps Cottage 3*
England is easily accessible by air, rail, road and sea ferry. Although the busiest international airports are found within the orbit of London, there are plenty of other options too. There are a few domestic airlines too which connect major cities. Shorter routes are better served by train connections. Once you’ve arrived in England, you'll find a comprehensive rail and bus network that connects major cities, towns and villages. To find your country cottage retreat, a car is likely necessary. This will also give you the freedom to explore England's most wild and exciting locales.

How to book your cottage of country stay in England

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The opinion of the Voyage Privé travel expert on England

From ornate chocolate-box villages with manicured greens to charming seaside retreats, a country cottage is the quintessential English experience. Take your pick from lyrical landscapes that have influenced generations of British poets and painters. Inland, you'll find a captivating collection of mountains, ancient woodland and moorland. On the coast, you'll find a varied landscape of chalky white cliffs and castle-topped headlands. England's green and pleasant land conjures up quaint images that are perfect for cottage stays.

England: living, breathing history to explore

Cottage Lodge
England's many centuries of history make ideal tourist spots. Home to lonely castles perched on cliffs and medieval cathedrals towering over towns, each corner of the country is fascinating. Each place has its own unique story that's wrapped up in royalty, rebellion or revolution. Explore this deep history from prehistoric standing stones to massive industrial accomplishments with a luxury cottage stay.

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