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
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Stay in this beautiful dog friendly holiday cottage in The Upper Eden Valley, a region of outstanding natural beauty in the spectacular Yorkshire Dales National Park. This is a walker’s paradise with beautiful Howgill Fells completely surrounding the cottage and offer beautiful views from every window. The cottage can sleep up to 4 guests plus cot in 2 spacious and cosy bedrooms.
The family-run self-catering cottage is full of character with antique furniture and original features it is a delightful mix of old and new, with exposed beams, stone work and flagged floor. The spacious open plan sitting area is comfortably furnished with a homely feel and a warming log burner, Wi-Fi, digital TV, DVD. The chef in the party can cook up a storm in the fully equipped kitchen whilst admiring the view of Harter Fell . Outside there is a secluded patio area with panoramic views, the perfect spot for some al fresco dining.
On arrival at Sandbed cottage Steve or Karen will meet & greet guests and give any information for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday, there will also be a welcome hamper including tea, coffee, milk, 1/2 doz of our own free range eggs and a home baked loaf of bread.
During the warmer weather, guests have plenty of outside space to relax, gardens to the side and rear of the property with seating provided, allowing you to soak in the wonderful views - the perfect place for your morning coffee whilst planning the day ahead! There is also a stone built barbecue.
The open-plan living room with comfy seating in front of the log burner (starter pack provided) has been carefully designed to retain many of its original features including flagged floors and oak beams. These have been perfectly mixed with handpicked pieces of furniture to provide all the charm and character of a traditional cottage with modern conveniences. The fully equipped kitchen boasts low beams and a stone window sill with a view of our many bird feeders. If you are lucky you may even see one of our adorable native red squirrels visit the nut feeder. French doors give access to a secluded patio area with panoramic views of beautiful scenery, a relaxing place to eat and drink when the weather is favourable.
First Floor Description
The upstairs is reached by a handmade oak and wrought iron staircase onto a gallery with comfortable seating on which to watch the many wild birds and native red squirrels feeding just feet away. The king-size bedroom with a window that lets the light flood in and provides glorious views over the fells. Beams and stonework add to the charm of the room. The twin bedroom which also has lovely wood and fell views with exposed stonework to add to the character. Spacious shower room with WC, basin and large quadrant shower cubicle.
Window Views Description
Woodland, fells from every window, the surroundings are Strikingly picturesque. The views allow wildlife/birds to be easily observed, red squirrels, stoat, deer, siskins, and lots of other visitors.
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Pet Friendly Cottages
Child Friendly Cottages
Cottages for Walking Holidays
Family Friendly Cottages
Short Break Cottages
Cottages with a Real Fire or Woodburner
The Settle Carlsile Railway
St Oswald's Church and Gilbertine Ruins
1744, is famous for it's three-decker pulpitVisit Website
Where King Arthur's father diedVisit Website
Classic Coach Tours
Trips around the area on vintage coachesVisit Website
Forbidden Corner, Layburn.
Great family fun.Visit Website
Eating and Drinking
Black Swan Hotel. Ravenstonedale.
Pub & DiningVisit Website
Highest pub in England.Visit Website
Cross keys Inn Cautley
400 year old Nat Trust Temperance Inn.Visit Website
Co-op. Kirkby Stephen.
Small Supermarket, well stocked.Visit Website
Spar. Kirkby Stephen
Convenience storeVisit Website
Sporting Attractions and Activities
Howgill fells offer excellent opportunities.Visit Website
Riverside Golf Course
Short 9/18 hole course in RavenstonedaleVisit Website
Fishing wild brown trout rivers Eden/Belah
Permits are available locallyVisit Website
Riding at Stonetrail is a unique experienceVisit Website
Smardale Nature Reserve
Steep wooded slopes of Smardale GillVisit Website
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