Luxury properties across the UK
Encompassing Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset, the South West is one of the most popular cottage holiday destinations in the UK. Boasting some of the most unspoilt countryside and coastline in the UK, it is easy to see why booking holiday cottages in the South West is so popular. See all of our South West Cottages
The Southern counties of England are varied, each with their own character and charm. Our collection of holiday cottages in Southern England covers the areas of Berkshire, Greater London, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Kent, Surrey, Sussex and Wiltshire. See all of our Southern England Cottages
The North West England region is home to the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria and Lancashire, each with their own unique qualities that draw in international visitors. The region is steeped in history as well as popular tourist attractions making it a popular destination to visit all year round. See all of our North West Cottages
Visit historic North East England with its castles and ruins, beautiful coastline and family attractions whilst staying in one of our luxurious holiday cottages. The region is home to countless Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, National Parks and World Heritage Sites. See all of our North East Cottages
Highlands of Scotland
Borders & The Lothians
Perthshire, Fife & Tayside
Skye & The Hebrides
Grampian & Speyside
Handpicked Cottages have selected what we believe are some of the finest holiday cottages in Wales. We have some superb properties in the most beautiful areas of the country. Rural valleys meet with the stunning coasts to make Wales a perfect self-catering cottage destination. See all of our Wales Cottages
The UK is blessed with some of the most beautiful and diverse National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty anywhere in the world. For us, these stretch from Isles of Scilly holiday cottages in the south to the very tip of Scotland. The largest of these is the Lake District but there are well over 50 in total. See all of our Cottages in Special Places
Jul 31, 2018
The Cotswolds is a fascinating area to visit rich in history, and stunning English countryside. With so much to see and do here we’ve highlighted some of our favourites.
Blenheim Palace, a World Heritage Site, is home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough boasting over 300 years of history including being the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.
Set within more than 2000 acres of 'Capability' Brown landscaped parkland the Palace houses some of the finest antique furniture found anywhere in Europe. Situated just 8 miles from Oxford, Blenheim Palace is one of the UK’s most visited palace’s.
Started in 1970 this is one of the UK’s largest zoological collections and most fascinating gardens.
Cotswold Wildlife Park is a mesmerising experience for both children and adults alike; from big cats and zebras to giraffes and wallabies, this park has the lot including the largest reptile collection in the UK. Book tickets to the park online here.
This really is a watersports enthusiasts’ playground with activities from sailing and windsurfing to water-skiing and wakeboarding and everything in between. For those with a little less adrenaline, the park is a great place for birdwatching and there are some excellent walking and cycling tracks.
Please click here to see all of our Luxury Cottages in the Cotswolds.
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