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Self-catering holiday cottages in South of England

The South of England has a lot to offer visitors; much of the country’s stunning scenery is located around the region, including areas of Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Hampshire. If you’re unsure where to stay, our holiday cottages in South England can provide you with plenty of useful ideas as to location, local attractions and transport routes, helping you build the perfect itinerary for family getaways or romantic breaks. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Dorothy's Cottage - Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex
Dorothy's Cottage Bexhill on Sea East Sussex Bedrooms 3: 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single. Bexhill-on-Sea. Short breaks (3 nights minimum). Up to 2 pets allowed.

Dorothy’s cottage is a beautiful red brick cottage in the historic seaside resort of Bexhill-on-Sea. Over a hundred years old, the cottage has period features, and gardens to the front and back. Bexhill-on-Sea is surrounded by the magnificent countryside and coastline of East Sussex, an area popular with visitors, with many historic villages and towns to explore. Local attractions include Bexhill Museum, Manor Barn Gardens, Battle Abbey, Firle Place, Lewes Castle, Michelham Priory, Beachey Head, Drusillas Zoo Park (a popular family attraction), and Charleston Farm House (the country retreat of the Bloomsbury Group). The area also offers opportunities for cycling, boating, fishing, golf, swimming, sailing, and riding.

Woodman's Loft - Alton, Hampshire
Woodman's Loft Alton Hampshire Bedrooms:1 Sleeps 2 (+ 1 child), Rural Hampshire property. Near Pub. Sorry no pets.

Woodman’s Loft is situated in the grounds of Southfield House, surrounded by bluebell woods and fields. It is in a rural setting yet is still only an hour from London by train. Closer to home there is much to do including a visit to Chawton (Jane Austen’s House), golf, walking and much more. It’s an ideal retreat for a couple both for a holiday or short break.

Coachman's Cottage - Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Coachman's Cottage Trowbridge Wiltshire Bedrooms: 2. Sleeps: 4. Short breaks. Sorry no pets. Sorry, no children under 12.

Who can help but fall in love with Coachman's Cottage, Steeple Ashton. Situated in a quiet lane just off The Green in the heart of this beautiful conservation village dating back to the 16th Century,..buy fresh croissants for breakfast in the award winning shop...enjoy a good pint and meal at The Longs Arms, a traditional English pub...visit the awesome St Mary's Church, Sunday services held weekly. A great location for visiting nearby Bath, Bradford on Avon, Longleat, Stourhead, Lacock, Corsham Court, Castle Coombe...and much more.

Danny Cottage - Alfriston, East Sussex
Danny Cottage Alfriston East Sussex Bedrooms: 3 (1 double, 1 twin, 1 single + pull out bed). Sleeps: 5/6. Alfriston. Short breaks, Nov - Mar. Pets welcome.

This charming, thatched cottage is situated in its own private garden with lovely views only half a mile from the pretty village of Alfriston and just 3 miles from the sea. The area is rich in history and there are many places of interest and family attractions to visit. It is also a paradise for those who enjoy the great outdoors with fabulous walking over the South Downs and along the coast. Danny Cottage offers a tranquil haven from which to explore this delightful part of England.

Yew Tree Cottage - Devizes, Wiltshire
Yew Tree Cottage Devizes Wiltshire Bedrooms: 3 (2 double, 1 child's room with option to sleep 2 children). Sleeps: 5/6. Devizes. Sorry, No Pets.

Yew Tree Cottage is a charming 18th Century Grade II listed cottage, beautifully appointed with lovely furnishings and well equipped for children. Situated in the picturesque village of Erlestoke, just 10 minutes from Devizes, this is a lovely base from which to sample a taste of Old England. The village boasts an Elizabethan pub where real ale, good food, quiz nights, and skittles are on offer, and the surrounding villages have many pubs serving fabulous gastro fare. This pretty cottage is perfect for walking, with bluebell woods just across the road, on and off road cycling, and golf - there is a championship length course in village. It makes an excellent base for visiting nearby Bath, Salisbury, StoneHenge, Longleat, Lacock, Bradford upon Avon and more.

The Coach House - Chippenham, Wiltshire
The Coach House Chippenham Wiltshire 1 Super King with ensuite, 1 Twin with shower/wetroom, single French DayBed in downstairs study. Use of pool and tennis court.

This lovingly restored Coach House is set within the grounds of the owners’ home in the glorious Wiltshire countryside with outstanding views to the Marlborough Downs. From this beautiful rural location, you can explore all that Wiltshire and Somerset has to offer from the Georgian City of Bath, The National Trust village of Lacock, to Devizes and don’t forget Longleat Safari Park and House. After a busy day you can relax in your luxurious accommodation or even swim or play tennis! Perfect for both families and couples.

Kilbirnie - Bosham, West Sussex
Kilbirnie Bosham West Sussex Bedrooms: 5/ Sleeps 10. Located in historic village of Bosham. West Sussex Coast. Family friendly.

Located in the charming village of Bosham, Kilbirnie sits on the approach to the harbour, at the centre of this well-known village. An idyllic location with lots of opportunity to sail or simply explore the local area. Bosham is very close to Chichester and the weald and downland of West Sussex. The famous Goodwood House is nearby. If it’s beaches that you are looking for, the renowned beaches of West Wittering are close too. The interior of Kilbirnie has been modernised to provide light and spacious accommodation, and will provide a wonderful base for your holiday.

St Swithins Cottage - Hurst, Berkshire
St Swithins Cottage Hurst Berkshire Bedrooms: 5 (5 double). Sleeps: 11+. Berkshire. Short breaks. Pets welcome.

Large luxury cottage near Henley-on-Thames offering peace, antiquity and tranquillity. Tucked away from the village by its own private drive, yet a short stroll from a traditional English pub, this cottage oozes character - it is decorated with quirky 'hunting lodge' memorabilia and furnished with wooden floors, exposed beams, fire places and lots of comfy sofas providing ample chill out space for a large group on holiday. Convenient for historic Windsor, Ascot, Henley-on-Thames and Heathrow Airport - if you are looking to enjoy self-catering for big group celebration, this Berkshire cottage is the perfect place.

Holiday cottages in South England can be found in all parts of this vast region, from cosy homes available in Wiltshire to larger properties – perfect for groups – in West Sussex. There is so much to see and do in South England, whether you want to travel around or stay in close proximity to your cottage. Take a look through our accommodation below and see what we have to offer – there’s truly something for everyone in the South of England.

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