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Central England cottages and self catering

Choose from 203 cottages in Central England. Search for self catering perfect for couples and large family groups, ideally situated near the coast or at the heart of the countryside.

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Harthill Hall - Cokaynes in Alport, Derbyshire, Central England

Harthill Hall - Cokaynes, Alport, Derbyshire, Central England

Sleeps 10
Weekly price range £952 to £2383

Self catering accommodation in Alport sleeps 10.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Hot Tub • Swimming Pool • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 10

Accommodation overview: Take a beautiful Peak District National Park setting, just 3½ miles from Bakewell, add a historic hall (first recorded in the Domesday Book), and an ancient cluster of listed buildings converted to form superb holiday cottage accommodation....and the result is the captivating blend that is Harthill Hall. Nestling in 14 acres of grounds on an upland called Priest’s Hill with excellent walking available from the doorstep, the properties have the use of an extensive range of leisure facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, solarium and treatment rooms. Noble names have woven the threads of the hall’s long history including Henry de Ferrers, the Cokaynes and the Harthills. Henry VIII is also believed to have stayed at the hall.
It was here in 1259 that Sir Richard de Hartle was issued a Papal Bull by Pope Alexander II, allowing him to appoint his own chaplain. The chapel ceased its functions as a place of worship in 1546 and now takes the form of The Chapel and Hartle Cottage. The eight cottages are furnished with antiques and surround a medieval cobbled courtyard. They all retain a wealth of original features including thick stone walls, large oak beams, mullion windows and flagstone floors. Derbyshire’s bustling market towns, villages, hills, dales and rivers offer majestic scenery, and a rich variety of customs. Boasting a varied and beautiful landscape, they offer a blend of heritage, history and family attractions. The beautiful market town of Bakewell (3½ miles) is situated on the River Wye, crossed by a 13th-century five-arched bridge which has coffee shops and restaurants. Within easy reach are Matlock, Hall Leys Park, Chesterfield, Alfreton and Buxton. National Trust properties and gardens nearby include Riley Graves, Longshaw, Mam Tor, South Peak, Dovedale, Hardwick Hall and Kedleston Hall. Close by are both Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall. Games room with free wireless internet connection. Shop and pub 3½ miles.


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The Coach House in Shipton-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire, Central England

The Coach House, Shipton-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire, Central England

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £418 to £795

Self catering accommodation in Shipton-under-Wychwood sleeps 4.

Features include: • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: Standing alone, within the lovely garden of a 17th-century Grade II listed house in the village, and originally part of the nearby Shipton Court Estate (one of the largest Jacobean houses in the country dating from 1603), this charming, refurbished Coach House lies within a conservation area in an AONB. It offers cosy and spacious holiday accommodation, and its own peaceful garden. Set in the heart of the Cotswolds and on the edge of the village, it is both secluded and secure. Burford, Stow-on-the-Wold and Bourton-on-the-Water are all close by, and Cirencester, Cheltenham, Stratford and Oxford all less than an hour away. Good restaurants, theatre, walking, antiques, riding, racing (Cheltenham Gold Cup), historic houses, together with golf, gardens and fishing are all easily accessible. Shop 1 mile, nearest of three village pubs, 100 yards.

Good sized, elegantly furnished, comfortable living/dining room with antiques, wood-burning stove and two sets of French doors to delightful courtyard garden. Kitchen. Cloakroom and toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed. Twin bedroom with dressing room. Bathroom with over-bath power shower and toilet.


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Inglenook Boathouse in Rudyard, Staffordshire, Central England

Inglenook Boathouse, Rudyard, Staffordshire, Central England

Sleeps 2
Weekly price range £367 to £661

Self catering accommodation in Rudyard sleeps 2.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview:

This architect-designed boathouse enjoys a beautifully quiet location on the banks of Rudyard Lake. Set on arguably the best spot, it has stunning views up and down the lake. From the first floor balcony of the boathouse, visitors can take it all in and, on a still day, observe the surrounding lush woodland’s inverted reflection in the lake with all its colour, like in a mirror. Rudyard Lake is abundant in wildlife and offers various activities including birdwatching, fishing, sailing, canoeing, walking and cycling. There is a canoe provided by direct arrangement with the owner and guests’ own boats can be launched from here or there are hire boats available on the lake. Rudyard Lake is located on the edge of the Peak District National Park in the Staffordshire Moorlands and is surrounded by blanket tree preservation order. Other places of interest within easy driving distance include the market town of Leek, Macclesfield, The Potteries, Biddulph Grange, Buxton, Tittesworth Reservoir and The Roaches. Shop and restaurant 3 miles, pub 2½ miles.

Access via first floor: Open-plan living room/kitchen with breakfast bar. Ground floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed, TV and en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Elec, underfloor elec CH, bed linen and towels inc
  • T/cot on request
  • Two satellite smart HD TVs, one 23", one 42" with home entertainment system
  • Blu-ray
  • CD
  • iPod dock
  • M/wave
  • Washer/dryer, freezer in external utility
  • Wi-fi
  • Enclosed garden, terrace, sitting-out area, furniture
  • Balcony
  • BBQ
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • Cycle/canoe store
  • Welcome pack
  • Pets free of charge
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: Lake 5 yds from property, garden on several levels (railings in place)


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Corner Cottage in Bakewell, Derbyshire, Central England

Corner Cottage, Bakewell, Derbyshire, Central England

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £341 to £594

Self catering accommodation in Bakewell sleeps 4.

Features include: • Internet Access • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: With views over the church and surrounding countryside, this pretty cottage lies just a short stroll from the centre of Bakewell with its specialist array of shops, pubs and restaurants. Furnished to a high standard, it retains many of its original features and offers a comfortable holiday base for exploring all that the Peak District has to offer. Dove Dale and Monsal Head are but a short drive away, together with Haddon Hall and Chatsworth House which provide interesting days out. There is wonderful walking locally as well as cycle trails for pleasant gentle activity. Shops 200 yards.

Living room with gas ‘coal-effect’ fire, Z-bed (for alternative sleeping only), exposed timber and rugs on flagstone floor. Fitted kitchen/dining room. Steep stairs to first floor: Two double bedrooms. Compact bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.


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Holly Oak barn in Meerbrook, Staffordshire, Central England

Holly Oak barn, Meerbrook, Staffordshire, Central England

Sleeps 12
Weekly price range £818 to £1905

Self catering accommodation in Meerbrook sleeps 12.

Features include: Short Breaks • Multi bathrooms Open Fire or Wood Burner Stove Pets allowed sleeps 12

Accommodation overview: Set in the Peak District National Park this lovely barn conversion enjoys views over countryside and famous Roaches rocks. Ideal for walking climbing or fishing it lies at the end of a private 1.5 mile track on the borders of Derbyshire Cheshire and Staffordshire and enjoys its own garden. A wealth of interesting places and activities including Waterworld swimming pool bowling Potteries Festival Park Alton Towers Jodrell Bank Science Park and the National Trust properties of Little Moreton Hall and Quarry Bank Mill - all about 15 miles away. Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are 20 miles. Carp fishing locally on a day permit (passes £8 pp per day) and coarse fishing (all year) can be found at Rudyard Lake (pictured) just a 20 minute drive away. Pony trekking and cycle hire 8 miles. Shops in Leek 3.5 miles dining pub 2 miles.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Dining area/kitchen with tiled floor and beams. 4 bedrooms: 2 double one with additional single and additional pull-out single (for children) 2 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Shower room. Separate toilet. Steep stairs to galleried area with twin beds. Second staircase to first floor: Living room with oak floor and beams.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Bank Cottage in Grindleford, Derbyshire, Central England

Bank Cottage, Grindleford, Derbyshire, Central England

Sleeps 6
Weekly price range £550 to £1284

Self catering accommodation in Grindleford sleeps 6.

Features include: • Internet Access • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview: This delightful holiday cottage, one of a row, has been totally refurbished, yet retains the original character. Situated in an elevated position, offering stunning views across the countryside, it is located in the village of Grindleford, with the local pub just a short stroll down the lane and plenty of walks from the door. Within a few miles of Hathersage, with its open air swimming pool, the market town of Bakewell, Chatsworth, Haddon Hall and the plague village of Eyam. Shop ¼ mile, pub 200 yards.

Living room with electric ‘wood burner’, tiled floor and French doors. Dining room. Well-equipped Shaker-style kitchen with tiled floor. Separate toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed and en-suite shower room with toilet. Double bedroom. Twin bedroom. All bedrooms with beams and original wooden floors. Bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet.


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The Old Angel in Winster, Derbyshire, Central England

The Old Angel, Winster, Derbyshire, Central England

Sleeps 14
Weekly price range £1347 to £3469

Self catering accommodation in Winster sleeps 14.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Swimming Pool • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 14

Accommodation overview: Situated in the pretty conservation village of Winster, The Old Angel is a former 17th-century coaching inn. Adjoining another cottage, it offers a wealth of exposed oak beams, floorboards and flagstone floors. It also enjoys access to the facilities at Harthill Hall, just 3 miles (5 minutes) away with private use (12.30pm – 2.00pm each day) of the indoor heated swimming pool and sauna.
Opposite is the famous Market Hall (NT) with the village shop almost next door, and local inn just up the road. It makes an ideal holiday base, and is conveniently placed to visit the spa town of Buxton with its opera house. The bustling market town of Bakewell, situated on the River Wye, and crossed by a 13th century five-arched bridge is a good place to visit - buildings of note there include the 13th and 14th-century All Saints Church, with Saxon and Norman stonework. Within easy reach are Matlock and Matlock Bath (complete with Heights of Abraham cable cars), the popular market town of Ashbourne, the plague village of Eyam, Carsington Water with waterspouts, cycling and bird-watching. NT and period properties abound, including Kedleston Hall, Chatsworth House, Hardwick Hall and Haddon Hall. Excellent walking in the Peak District and marked cycle trails. Shops 10 yards.

Large beamed living room with open fire. Sitting room with open fire. Large beamed kitchen with range cooker, 5 gas ring top, electric oven, tiled floor and dining area. First floor: Double bedroom with canopied bed, wooden floor and en-suite shower room with toilet. Double bedroom with 5ft bed, additional pull-out bed (on request prior to arrival, for +1 child under 8 years), and en-suite shower room with toilet. Further double bedroom with 5ft bed and additional bed (on request prior to arrival, for +1 child under 8 years). Victorian-style bathroom with separate shower cubicle. Separate toilet. Second floor: Two double bedrooms, each with en-suite shower room and toilet; one with 5ft bed (zip & link on request at time of booking). Further double bedroom with 5ft bed (zip & link on request at time of booking). Shower room with toilet. All bedrooms with TV.


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Darwin Lake - Hassop in Darwin Lake, Derbyshire, Central England

Darwin Lake - Hassop, Darwin Lake, Derbyshire, Central England

Sleeps 9
Weekly price range £668 to £1636

Self catering accommodation in Darwin Lake sleeps 9.

Features include: • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 9

Accommodation overview: Spacious stone cottages with fine facilities, in a beautiful, tranquil woodland setting...

In an idyllic setting in the Darwin Forest on the edge of the Peak District National Park, this group of holiday cottages enjoys a wonderfully peaceful location from which to enjoy the area’s great natural beauty. Built in traditional Derbyshire stone to blend effortlessly into their surroundings, they are set around the lake and surrounded by mixed woodland, an ideal habitat for a rich variety of wildlife. The cottages are modern and spacious, with comfortably furnished living rooms, several enjoying views over the lake, and an excellent standard of fixtures and fittings throughout, including superbly equipped kitchens. A central courtyard area creates a focal point, and each cottage has its own patio, as well as shared use of the nine acres of beautiful wooded grounds which include an enclosed, elevated woodland walk around the lake.
This peaceful spot is the perfect stopping off point for walking and cycling amid superb countryside, and a trekking centre just around the corner provides plenty of opportunity to explore on horseback. For the more adventurous, a whole host of outdoor pursuits is available nearby, including sailing, wind-surfing and canoeing on Carsington Reservoir, 13 miles away, while Derbyshire’s gritstone edges and deep caverns attract rock climbing and pot-holing enthusiasts.
The popular Derbyshire Dales town of Matlock is only 4 miles away, with a good choice of pubs, restaurants and shops. Among the attractions here are the Peak Rail steam trains, the Heights of Abraham pleasure grounds, reached by a cable car across the gorge, dramatic show caverns and Gulliver’s Kingdom. There is also a fascinating Lead Mining Museum and an excellent Tramway Museum at Crich, providing something of interest for everyone. A short drive away is the splendid Chatsworth House with its fine collections of paintings and furniture, and Haddon Hall in the beautiful Wye Valley. Village shop and local pub 2 miles.
Darwin Lake is the perfect place to get away from it all amid beautiful surroundings, and to enjoy the many attractions that make this region so popular. The attractive cottages at Darwin Lake are cosily heated, insulated and double glazed throughout, with fine co-ordinated furnishings, fitted kitchen, superb bathrooms and high quality fixtures and fittings. The countryside is especially beautiful in the quieter seasons, and this tranquil location is accessible from major routes – ideal for Short Breaks and for holidays at all times of the year. Shop 2 miles.


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Stable Barn in Wetton, Staffordshire, Central England

Stable Barn, Wetton, Staffordshire, Central England

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £292 to £621

Self catering accommodation in Wetton sleeps 4.

Features include: Short Breaks Pub near by • Pets allowed sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: A peacefully situated and comfortably furnished barn conversion which stands adjacent to the owners’ farm in the heart of Wetton village. There is little through traffic here and the location close to Wetton Mill (NT) on the edge of the beautiful Manifold Valley ensures excellent cycling and walking on the many local trails and footpaths (cycle hire is available 6 miles away) and pony trekking is found at Tissington 4 miles. Ashbourne with its swimming pool sports centre and shops is 7 miles – Chatsworth Haddon Hall and Alton Towers are all under 12 miles. There are good local pubs renowned for their food. Shops 4 miles pub serving food 100 yards.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double 1 twin. Shower room with toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Hathaway Hamlet in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, Central England

Hathaway Hamlet, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, Central England

Sleeps 3
Weekly price range £342 to £595

Self catering accommodation in Stratford-upon-Avon sleeps 3.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 3

Accommodation overview: A famously historic location! This very pretty listed cottage is only 200 yards from Anne Hathaway’s beautiful and famous cottage. It is of similar style and period, much smaller and one of a group. Situated in the quiet village of Shottery, about 1 mile from the centre of Stratford, with easy access to the many and varied attractions of this historic town catering for all interests, and in a quiet setting away from the bustle. Historic Warwick, Kenilworth, Evesham and the Cotswolds are all close by. Shop and pub serving food ¼ mile.

Attractive and comfortable beamed living/dining room with large stone feature inglenook fireplace, TV/video and leaded mullion windows. Modern fitted, beamed kitchen. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. First floor: Large double bedroom with 17th-century oak four-poster bed and beamed sloping ceilings.


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Homestead Barn in Barford St Michael, Oxfordshire, Central England

Homestead Barn, Barford St Michael, Oxfordshire, Central England

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £341 to £674

Self catering accommodation in Barford St Michael sleeps 4.

Accommodation overview: This delightfully curved-roofed single-storey barn lies at the back of the owners’ cottage in the lovely village of Barford St Michael. Well placed to visit a plethora of fascinating nearby towns and villages there are plenty of fabulous walks to be found from the doorstep. There is little wonder that a stay in the beautiful county of Oxfordshire is so well blessed with so many great things to see and do including a visit to Chastleton House (NT) Blenheim Palace at Woodstock Chipping Norton and Banbury. Oxford and Stratford are within an easy drive. Shop and PO 600 yards pub 200 yards.

Accommodation details

All on ground floor: Living room with French doors and double sofa bed/dining room/kitchen area. 1 double bedroom with French doors. Shower room with toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Cherry Cottage in Leek, Staffordshire, Central England

Cherry Cottage, Leek, Staffordshire, Central England

Sleeps 2
Weekly price range £344 to £674

Self catering accommodation in Leek sleeps 2.

Features include: Detached • Non Smoking • Private Hot Tub • Indoor Pool • Fishing On Site • Open Fire • Short Break • Romantic Break

Accommodation overview: Set in an idyllically peaceful position in 6 acres of landscaped grounds on the borders of Cheshire the Peak District Derbyshire and Staffordshire these lovely properties offer a wonderful base from which to explore the many visitor attractions in the area. They are immaculately presented combining luxurious furnishings with beamed interiors and the state of the art swimming pool complex is a real treat. Sport fishing (carp and tench) is available on site £5 per day. Within 6 miles are Little Moreton Hall and Biddulph Grange Gardens (both NT) and the village of Biddulph is 1.5 miles away and offers pubs and shops. Beautiful Rudyard Lake for fishing walking rowing boat hire and small steam train is 6 miles. Alton Towers and Splash Landings swimming complex the Monkey Forest at Trentham Gardens Waterworld indoor skiing and bowling at Festival Park in Stoke and the pottery museum are all within 15 miles. Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall 30 miles. Horse riding locally. Shops and pub 1.5 miles.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with stone floor. First floor: Galleried area with 1 double (5ft) wooden floor and sloping ceiling. Bathroom with roll-top bath shower cubicle bidet toilet and sloping ceiling. Beams throughout.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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