Cottages in the Heart of England

Browse through our selection below of holiday cottages in the Cotswolds and the heart of England. Cotswold cottages are famous for the honey-coloured stone that gives the Cotswolds villages their unique beauty. Explore Oxford and its colleges, historic Bath and Shakespeare’s Stratford, all within easy reach of a holiday cottage in this region.

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Old Forge Barn

Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 8. Within walking distance of Stow market square, this 16th-century listed barn has been skilfully converted to provide unique and outstanding accommodation – from the hand-made door hinges to the forty-foot living room with minstrels gallery. Cottage Code: NT8.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 16th Century
  • Piano

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Rose Cottage, Stratford

Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire.

Sleeps 4. With a beautiful, totally private cottage garden, this Grade II listed holiday home is set in a tiny hamlet just 200 yards from Anne Hathaway’s Cottage. Within walking distance are the theatres and centre of Shakespeare’s Stratford. Cottage Code: REE9.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • 16th Century

Field House

Baschurch, Shropshire.

Sleeps 14. This excellent property stands detached amid its own enclosed gardens, in a peaceful setting in the attractive Shropshire village of Baschurch. Guests benefit from year-round use of an indoor heated swimming pool and games room. Cottage Code: RK6.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

The Old Byre

Thorncliffe, Leek, Staffordshire.

Sleeps 4. Enjoying excellent views over the surrounding countryside, this attractive detached barn has been lovingly converted and retains many original features with beams and wooden floors throughout. Small lawned garden with decked area with furniture. Cottage Code: RKK5.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Acton Scott Estate – Henley Farmhouse

Acton Scott, Nr Church Stretton, Shropshire.

Sleeps 20. Dating back to the 16th century, this finely restored period property is situated within extensive and picturesque parkland. Boasting a wealth of period features, this is a spacious 10-bedroom character property. With alternatives can sleep 36. Cottage Code: RJJ3.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 16th Century

The Old Winery Cottage

Newent, nr. Gloucester, Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 2. Offering delightful views over the Three Choirs Vineyards, this very comfortable holiday property has been lovingly converted from a former winery. Featuring its own private patio and hot tub, it is ideally set for exploring this historic region. Cottage Code: E5540.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Bulkeley Wing

Market Drayton, Shropshire.

Sleeps 10. The apartment of this Queen Anne mansion, has been restored with character and style. With views over the Welsh hills, the accommodation is of a very high standard, with all modern conveniences provided, including a full-sized snooker table. Cottage Code: RD8.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 17th Century

The Old Chapel

Clee Stanton, nr. Ludlow, Shropshire.

Sleeps 4. This former old chapel has been sympathetically renovated to provide comfortable accommodation. Single-storeyed, it boasts a cosy and welcoming wood-burning stove, and pleasant secluded garden outside where barbecues can be enjoyed. Cottage Code: RN6.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Keepers Lodge

Guiting Power, nr. Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 2. With unspoilt countryside views from every aspect, this fully refurbished Cotswold Stone cottage enjoys seasonal use of a shared outdoor heated swimming pool. The perfect setting for a romantic holiday retreat, it is situated close to picturesque village of Guiting Power. Cottage Code: NZ7.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • 18th Century

Riverside Lodge

Little Rissington, nr. Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 2. Charming ground floor cottage for two with its own little sunny terrace only a few steps from the river (fishing by arrangement). Bourton-on-the-Water, the ‘Venice of the Cotswolds’ is one mile away. Shared use of outdoor swimming pool by arr. Cottage Code: NVG.

  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Swallow Barn

Warkworth, Banbury, Oxfordshire.

Sleeps 10. This detached, spacious and beautifully appointed barn conversion enjoys sweeping views over the Cherwell Valley, as well as use of a private, heated, indoor swimming pool. Relax in the lovely gardens, or explore the Jurassic Way footpath. Cottage Code: NS9.

  • Swimming pool
  • Boutique
  • 19th Century