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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.

Self catering accommodation in Central England is great value for money and if you are looking for luxury then check out the cottages with hot tubs, sauna's, gyms, heated swimming pools and much more! Refine your search of Central England self catering accommodation listed by using the county and region menus on the left.

 
 
 
 
 

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Sweet Knoll Cottage in Buxton, Derbyshire, Central England

Sweet Knoll Cottage, Buxton, Derbyshire, Central England

Sleeps 2
Weekly price range £303 to £537

Self catering accommodation in Buxton sleeps 2.

Features include: • Internet Access • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview: Enjoying a delightful position above the village of Peak Forest, this attractive cottage has stunning views over the surrounding countryside. Adjoining the owners’ property, it has been furnished to a high standard and is heavily beamed inside. This is the perfect base from which to explore the Peak District either by foot, car or even horse with stabling available on site. Excellent walking can be found on the doorstep, whilst the spa town of Buxton lies 6 miles distant. Within 15 miles lies the stunning Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, and closer still, the caves at Castleton, Edale and the plague village of Eyam. Shop 1/2 mile, pub less than 1 mile.

Open-plan living/dining room with electric cast-iron ‘wood burner’ and stone floor. Farmhouse-style kitchen area with breakfast bar and stone floor. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. First floor: Double bedroom. Most rooms heavily beamed.


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Wayward Cottage in Grindon, Staffordshire, Central England

Wayward Cottage, Grindon, Staffordshire, Central England

Sleeps 2
Weekly price range £506 to £544

Self catering accommodation in Grindon sleeps 2.

Accommodation overview: With panoramic views across idyllic landscape from its private patio this smart contemporary cosy barn conversion has been beautifully furnished and styled and makes a lovely peaceful year-round holiday base. Set on the owners’ non-working farm it lies equidistant from Leek Ashbourne Buxton and Bakewell in the Peak District National Park. The Manifold Valley is 0.5 miles away linking with Dovedale - all fabulous walking or cycling country (cycle hire 2 miles). Pony trekking and golf course 8 miles. Alton Towers Splash Landings and the Churnet Valley Steam Railway are within 10 miles; Chatsworth House Haddon Hall Little Moreton Hall and Sudbury Hall (both NT) Matlock Bath with Heights of Abraham cable cars and caverns Crich Tramway Museum Peak Rail Uttoxeter with racing and Cinebowl and dining pubs are within 20 miles. Shop and two pubs serving food within 2 miles

Accommodation details

All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 1 double (5ft) bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. Tiled floor and beams throughout.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Broadmeadows Farm in Butterton, Staffordshire, Central England

Broadmeadows Farm, Butterton, Staffordshire, Central England

Sleeps 12
Weekly price range £611 to £1457

Self catering accommodation in Butterton sleeps 12.

Features include: • Internet Access • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 12

Accommodation overview: This truly magnificent famhouse is perched on the edge of the beautiful Manifold Valley, famed for its lime-stone crags and caves. Approached by a farm drive, nestling in a secluded spot, it enjoys breathtaking valley views. Very well furnished and equipped, its history is impressive - its date-stone pin-points the farmhouse’s origin at 1810, however, field name documents reach as far back as the 13th century. Set on the edge of the owners’ working farm, cows and calves herd themselves across over one hundred acres of farmland, with an abundance of wildlife and walks from the doorstep.

At Wetton Mill in the Manifold Valley amidst some staggering scenery, a cycle trail, closed to traffic for most of its route, follows the line of a narrow-gauge railway, (which ran from the turn of the century until the 1930s) and a river for some seven miles - even passing through the old railway tunnel. Cycle hire is available locally. Ideal for exploring Staffordshire and Derbyshire, Ashbourne, Buxton, Bakewell, Dovedale, Carsington Water, The Potteries and Alton Towers are all within a 25-minute drive. Butterton 1 mile. Butchers 1 mile. Shop 7 miles.

Large, beamed sitting room with feature walk-in inglenook open fireplace with seating. Covered verandah. Cosy study/TV room. Dining room with wood-burning stove and opening to large, fitted kitchen. Laundry. Cloakroom with toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms. Further double bedroom with four-poster bed and additional bed (for +1). Two twin bedrooms. Bathroom. Separate toilet. Shower room.


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Poppys Barn in Over Haddon, Derbyshire, Central England

Poppys Barn, Over Haddon, Derbyshire, Central England

Sleeps 5
Weekly price range £357 to £816

Self catering accommodation in Over Haddon sleeps 5.

Features include: Short Breaks • Multi bathrooms Easy Walk access • Pub near by • Pets allowed Luxury accommodation sleeps 5

Accommodation overview: In the heart of the Peak District National Park and just 2 miles from Bakewell this beautiful converted barn lies beside the medieval manor farm in Over Haddon a charming village perched on the side of idyllic Lathkill Dale. Combining ancient beams vaulted ceilings and stone walls with smart furnishings and fittings and a luxurious level of comfort. The village’s renowned dining pub is just 200 yards and Bakewell a picturesque fascinating town and home of the famous Bakewell Pudding boasts a lively Monday market fine shopping a museum swimming pool and golf. Excellent walking and horse riding can be enjoyed locally and Lathkill Dale itself is a National Nature Reserve.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living/dining room with vaulted ceiling/kitchen. 1 double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 1 twin bedroom with beams and low sloping ceiling. Second staircase to first floor: Galleried living room with sofa bed beams and low sloping ceiling.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Spinney View Barn in Botany Bay, Derbyshire, Central England

Spinney View Barn, Botany Bay, Derbyshire, Central England

Sleeps 6
Weekly price range £475 to £1189

Self catering accommodation in Botany Bay sleeps 6.

Features include: Short Breaks • Multi bathrooms • Non smoking Romantic Break • Hot Tub Easy Walk access • Pub near by • Pets allowed Luxury accommodation sleeps 6

Accommodation overview: Enjoying a blissfully peaceful setting in the heart of the National Forest this smartly furnished and contemporary styled conversion of a 17th-century single storey barn boasts a hot tub on its private patio. Adjacent to the owners’ farm with views over meadows towards the surrounding woodland where there are numerous footpaths to explore it lies within 10 miles of a host of visitor attractions including Conkers Calke Abbey Twycross Zoo Drayton Manor theme park and Snibston Discovery Park. Shugborough Hall and Sudbury Hall Kedleston (NT) and Alton Towers are all under 25 miles’ drive and Chatsworth is 35 miles. Cycle hire fishing and golf are available nearby. Shops 2.5 miles pub 1 mile.

Accommodation Detail

All on ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen. Utility room. 3 bedrooms: 2 double one (5ft) with en-suite shower room and toilet 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Grange Cottage in Biddulph, Staffordshire, Central England

Grange Cottage, Biddulph, Staffordshire, Central England

Sleeps 6
Weekly price range £404 to £816

Self catering accommodation in Biddulph sleeps 6.

Features include: Short Breaks Non smoking Pub near by Luxury accommodation sleeps 6

Accommodation overview: On the doorstep of Biddulph Grange Gardens (NT) this completely rebuilt cottage boasts an extremely smart contemporary interior with superb furnishings. It enjoys lovely views over the local countryside and the adjacent woodland of the country park is ideal for walks. Many places of interest are nearby and it is in the enviable position of being centrally placed for great visitor attractions in Staffordshire Cheshire and Derbyshire. Little Moreton Hall Tatton Park Jodrell Bank the Peak District Chester and The Potteries are all in easy reach. Shops 4 miles pub 0.5 miles.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living room with wooden floor. Dining room/kitchen with tiled floor. Conservatory. 1 single bedroom with additional pull-out single. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double with sloping ceiling 1 twin. Bathroom with shower attachment toilet and sloping ceiling.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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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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Garden Farm Cottage in Ilam, Derbyshire, Central England

Garden Farm Cottage, Ilam, Derbyshire, Central England

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £404 to £731

Self catering accommodation in Ilam sleeps 4.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: Enjoying spectacular countryside views, this cottage is furnished and equipped to a very high standard and set within the 7-acre grounds of Garden Farm (no longer working), in a quiet and peaceful location on the edge of Ilam Hall Country Park. Excellent walking can be enjoyed from the door as well as cycling. The beautiful Dovedale and Manifold valleys lie just a mile away. Tissington and High Peak Trails nearby. Ashbourne 5 miles. Carsington Water 9 miles. Alton Towers 8 miles. Shops 5 miles.

Living room with ‘coal-effect’ gas fire. Spacious, farmhouse-style kitchen with dining area. Cosy, twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.


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Honeysuckle Cottage in Cromford, Derbyshire, Central England

Honeysuckle Cottage, Cromford, Derbyshire, Central England

Sleeps 5
Weekly price range £314 to £621

Self catering accommodation in Cromford sleeps 5.

Accommodation overview: Just a short stroll past the mill pond to shops restaurants pubs and cafes and 33 yards to a woodland footpath this historic mid-row south facing stone holiday cottage set in a cul-de-sac offers spacious beautifully renovated smartly furnished accommodation. The dining room has a feature fireplace and the first floor living room with original wide floorboards enjoys woodland views. The Derwent Valley is now a World Heritage site once the hub of the Industrial Revolution but all now quiet mill buildings amidst lovely tranquil wooded countryside. The High Peak Trail 0.5 miles offers a cycle route to the limestone Dales. (Cycle hire 2 miles). Discovery Days are held locally throughout the year. Matlock Bath 2 miles Crich Tramway Museum and Carsington Water 5 miles Chatsworth House and Bakewell 8 miles. Alton Towers 45-minute drive. Golf and swimming pool 3 miles. Shop pub and restaurant 500 yards.

Accommodation details

Ground floor: Dining room. Kitchen. Separate toilet (external covered access). Steep stairs to first floor: Living room with wooden floor. Bathroom with roll-top bath shower cubicle and toilet. Second floor: 2 double (5ft) bedrooms one with additional single.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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The Old Carthouse in Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, Central England

The Old Carthouse, Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, Central England

Sleeps 4
Weekly price range £373 to £740

Self catering accommodation in Abbots Bromley sleeps 4.

Features include: Short Breaks • Multi bathrooms • Non smoking • Detached • Fishing nearby sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: Beautifully converted in smart contemporary style this charming little barn and its lovely orchard garden sit in an enviably peaceful and secluded location amidst pretty pastureland where visitors enjoy fishing on the farm pond. Abbots Bromley (2 miles) boasts 5 pubs a restaurant and local store while Uttoxeter’s shopping cinema bowling and racecourse are 8 miles. Dovedale in the Peak District Alton Towers Drayton Manor The Potteries and Tamworth Snowdome are all under 30 minutes’ drive as are Calke Abbey Sudbury Hall and Shugborough (all NT). Ironbridge Gorge museums and the NEC are an hour’s drive. Pub 3 miles restaurants 2 miles.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen area with tiled floor. 1 twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. First floor: 1 double bedroom with sloping ceiling and en-suite bathroom with toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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The Hayloft and The Stalls - The Hayloft in Aynho, Oxfordshire, Central England

The Hayloft and The Stalls - The Hayloft, Aynho, Oxfordshire, Central England

Sleeps 6
Weekly price range £501 to £1682

Self catering accommodation in Aynho sleeps 6.

Features include: • Garden • Internet Access • Pub near by • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview:

Set in rolling rural countryside on the borders of Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire, yet only a short drive from the major motorway connections of the M40 (Junctions 10 and 11), The Hayloft and The Stalls (refs NAB & NAC) are adjoining barn conversions which lie on the edge of the Cotswolds. They offer spacious, light and airy holiday accommodation that is still warm, cosy and comfortable with wooden floors and a wood-burning stove. There are numerous established footpaths and bridle paths which criss-cross the area and take guests through some of the most picturesque countryside and landscapes. The nearby village of Aynho is famous for the apricot trees grown on the stone walls of the old houses. The historic market town of Banbury is close by, whilst Deddington (with a monthly farmers’ market), Chipping Norton, Moreton-in-Marsh and Shipston-on-Stour give a more traditional view of the Cotswolds and the chance to stroll along the quaint high streets, stopping at one of the many tea shops and country inns for which the area is famous. Less than 30 minutes away lies Blenheim Palace, in the town of Woodstock, birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and home of the Blenheim Horse Trials. In the opposite direction, why not sample Sulgrave Manor (ancestral home of the family of George Washington) or Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit, situated next to a forest - or divert to shop at designer boutiques in the highly acclaimed Bicester Village Outlet Centre. A little farther afield, but still within easy driving distance, lie the university city of Oxford, the ancient town of Warwick, Leamington Spa and the historic town of Stratford-upon-Avon. Commonly referred to as Shakespeare’s Stratford, this is the perfect opportunity to visit many historic attractions including the Birthplace, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and the world famous Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Aynho is an hour’s journey north to Birmingham (with the National Exhibition Centre) or south to London itself. There are excellent fast trains from Banbury or Bicester, or drive via the M40. Shop 3 miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile

Living room with wood-burning stove and wooden floor. Spacious open-plan kitchen and dining room with stone floor and double height ceiling. Double bedroom with zip and link bed. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Gallery overlooking kitchen and dining room. Two double bedrooms, each with zip and link bed. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Parking (for 2 cars)

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel inc, thereafter avail locally
  • Elec, Calor gas underfloor CH, bed linen and towels inc
  • T/cot and h/chair on request
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • M/wave
  • Washer/dryer
  • F/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Lawned garden
  • Patio with furniture
  • Natural spring water supply
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday


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Knockerdown Cottages - Bonsall Cottage in Carsington, Derbyshire, Central England

Knockerdown Cottages - Bonsall Cottage, Carsington, Derbyshire, Central England

Sleeps 3
Weekly price range £290 to £488

Self catering accommodation in Carsington sleeps 3.

Features include: • Swimming Pool • Pub near by • Easy Walking Access • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 3

Accommodation overview: Fine cottages and facilities – in a county of unspoilt landscapes, deep dales and winding rivers . . .

This fine courtyard of old stone barns was part of a working farm, but has now been sensitively converted to offer seventeen beautifully furnished and well-equipped cottages, nine of which are featured here. Ible ref QVE, Middleton ref QUX and Wisels ref QUW are all next door to one another. Boasting a wealth of original features, they enjoy shared use of a rich choice of leisure facilities, including a superb indoor heated swimming pool in an adjacent purpose-designed building. With a shallow area for children, the pool has its own changing rooms and a sauna, and there is a separate games room. Brackendale Spa offers luxurious treatments. There is a separate laundry room with automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. Close to the cottages are patio and barbecue areas. All set in 3 acres of shared grounds, offering a children’s play area and plenty of space in which to relax.
This is an ideal setting for a Peak District holiday. Knockerdown Farm is conveniently situated on the road between Ashbourne and Matlock, within walking distance of beautiful Carsington Water, a superb windsurfing and sailing centre, which has an area devoted to wildlife and nature conservancy. Throughout the year they have special fun days for children of all ages. At the water sports centre you can hire (with tuition) Kayaks, windsurfers, Canadian canoes and bicycles. Professional fly fishing is available to enable guests to try their hand at fishing this popular, well-stocked reservoir. Fine walking country is virtually on the doorstep, and the renowned Tissington and Middleton cycle trails are both close by (with bikes available to hire). The principal centres of the Derbyshire Dales are nearby - Wirksworth, the market town of Ashbourne, attractive Bakewell (of pudding fame) and Matlock: all are fascinating ancient towns. Matlock Bath (6 miles) is popular as an inland resort, standing on the River Derwent amid lovely scenery, and offering boating, angling, bowls, tennis and cricket. The young (and the young at heart) will enjoy a day out at the National Tramway Museum - where visitors may enjoy the fun experience of trams from around the world! Magnificent Chatsworth House (16 miles) boasts a famous collection of art treasures as well as beautiful gardens. Haddon Hall (13 miles) is England’s most complete and authentic medieval house dating back to the 14th century. It is set in lovely countryside overlooking the River Wye, near Bakewell, which houses one of the National Park’s information centres. One of Britain’s premier theme parks, Alton Towers, within easy reach is amongst appealing countryside close to the picturesque village of Alton, offers a fun-packed day out for all the family. On site is a restaurant which is fully licensed and serves freshly prepared home-cooked food, to eat in or take away. There are several country inns within walking distance. Shop 5 miles.


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