Self catering cottage and B&B Holiday Accommodation in England
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Self catering cottage and B&B Holiday Accommodation in England
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English self-catering holiday cottages and bed and breakfast accommodation in England

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Welcome to This site aims to provide a comprehensive directory of self-catering holiday cottage, hotel and bed and breakfast holiday accommodation in some of the key counties and tourist areas in England. We also now have a great range of holiday accommodation in Wales, Ireland and France.

England has something for everyone from the natural splendour of the national parks such as the Lake District, Peak District, the New Forest and Yorkshire Dales, to the many vibrant towns and cities awash with history and culture.

Top 10s

B&Bs in England

Cottages in England

B&Bs in the Lake District

Cottages in the Lakes

Pet-friendly B&Bs

Pet-friendly cottages

Other Recommendations

Ullswater Hotels

Pet Friendly Lake District Cottage

Patterdale Holiday Cottage

Ullswater Self-Catering

We also have a new feature showing our “top 10 favourites” in the following areas:

10 favourite B&Bs in England

10 favourite cottages in England

10 favourite B&Bs in the Lake District

10 favourite cottages in the Lake District

10 favourite pet-friendly B&Bs in England

10 favourite pet-friendly holiday cottages in England

10 favourite pet-freindly hotels in England

We are constantly looking to add to our portfolio of quality bed and breakfasts and self-catering cottages, so if you would like to advertise on this site, please contact us.

We also welcome contributions on specific areas and regions, so if you have some photos or information on your favourite place that you want to share with others - just let us know!

We have recently added some fantastic pages on pet friendly cottages across the UK and Ireland, including in North Yorkshire, Northumberland, The Cotswolds, and the Peak District.

We would like to thank some of site sponsors, including Detail Valeting, who provide specialist Car Valeting in Whitstable, Herne Bay, Canterbury, Chestfield and across East Kent. If you would like to sponsor a section of the site please contact us.

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Pet friendly English cottages

Pet friendly English B&Bs

Pet Friendly English Hotels

Lake District Cottages

Lake District B&Bs

Lake District Hotels

Cottages with pools

Hotels with Pools

Large group self catering

Large group self catering in England

Each area has some useful local information, photos of the area, at least one featured property as well as links to an extensive directory of the best holiday accommodation available. We also have extensive town pages for North Yorkshire, Northumberland,  Kent and Norfolk.

We also have a great selection of attractions and things to do in each region and tourist area.

For pet owners we have a great selection of pet friendly cottages and bed and breakfasts.

We also have a great range of large self-catering cottages. This week we have a special focus on East Sussex self catering cottages, and also a new feature on great self catering holiday cottages with swimming pools.

So pick a location and take a look at the accommodation listed, or browse all our entries for either cottages or bed and breakfasts - and enjoy your escape 2 England!

Things to do in England Lake District Holiday Accommodation Walking and Climbing Ullswater
Featured Holiday Accommodation

Helvellyn Cottages in the Lake District offer pet friendly self catering in a superb location close to Ullswater above Glenridding. Each cottage sleeps 4 people and has everything you need to provide the perfect self catering holiday in Cumbria.
Pet Friendly Lake District Holiday Cottages Crookabeck Farm Shop
Crookabeck Farm Shop in Patterdale by Ullswater. Buy mohair socks, scarves, Herdwick Wool, Rugs and much more.
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