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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The Long Barn

Kingsley Holt, nr. Leek, Staffordshire.

Sleeps 10. Set next to the owner’s small working farm, this delightful detached barn conversion features an individually designed interior. A short drive from Alton Towers, the lovely timber and glass fronted garden room hides a hot tub. Cottage Code: E4850.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Hot Tub
  • Boutique
  • 19th Century

Emma’s Dairy

Alkington, nr. Whitchurch, Shropshire.

Sleeps 5. Lovingly converted from a 17th century barn, this delightful holiday home retains many original features. Set on a working farm, it also offers shared use of an indoor heated swimming pool with private sessions available by arrangement. Cottage Code: 30918.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 17th Century

Driftcombe Farmhouse

Bisley, Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 5. This handsomely renovated 17th century farmhouse is set in complete seclusion, with a stream surrounded by woodland and meadows. A perfect holiday retreat for quiet relaxation, or for those interested in bird-watching, painting and walking. Cottage Code: NUN.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Hathaway Hamlet

Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire.

Sleeps 3. Situated in the quiet village of Shottery, this very pretty listed cottage boasts a large feature inglenook fireplace and 17th-century oak four-poster bed. Just 1 mile from Stratford, it lies 200 yards from Anne Hathaway’s famous cottage. Cottage Code: RHI.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 16th Century

The Farmhouse

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 16. Carefully refurbished, this 19th century farmhouse now offers beautifully appointed and well-equipped holiday accommodation for larger parties. Set in extensive lawned grounds on the fringe of Regency Cheltenham, relax in the private hot tub. Cottage Code: NPQ.

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