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Enjoy a taste of country life down on the farm
Enjoy a taste of country life down on the farm

Self Catering Farm Holidays in the UK

Tasting a slice of the countryside can be a welcome break from urban life and what better way to sample it, than a farm holiday where you get to stay in a traditional cottage or farmhouse and experience country living first hand. For children, a farm holiday is an educational and fun experience where they can learn about a different way of living. Many owners of farm cottages are more than happy to show guests around the farm and some will even allow the kids to take a ride on a tractor, help feed the animals or collect fresh eggs for breakfast. If you are lucky, you may even be able to purchase home reared produce for that extra special supper with the freshest of local ingredients! Read more

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50.611229, -3.648096

Sleeping up to twelve guests, this gorgeous farmhouse oozes character and country charm and offers plenty of space for friends and family to enjoy holiday time together. Mentioned in the Doomsday Book, Warmhill Farm has a very long history and sits in a picturesque setting in the Teign Valley on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, just a ten minute walk from Hennock village where there is a pub. A great place for relaxing, celebrating a special occasion or exploring the many attractions of Devon. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.

Weekly price from
£400 to £1600
Sleeps 12

12  |   4  |   No  |   Yes  |   No

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Flexible | 4 Star

54.526303, -5.534436

Situated in the heart of Ards Peninsula, two miles from the Irish Sea, these seven beautiful Four star holiday cottages accommodate three to seven guests or larger parties if rented together. Just a mile from Strangford Lough, one of Europe's top bird sanctuaries, this a perfect place to relax amongst countyside and coast. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.

Weekly price from
£308 to £756
Sleeps 3-7

3-7  |   3  |   Enquire  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Flexible | 4 Star

51.904949, -0.598412

Bedfordshire is an amazing part of England. Part rolling countryside, part lively market towns, it offers a fantastic mix of attractions and is only half an hour to the centre of London by train. Sleeping four guests in two bedrooms, Morris Corner is a favourite property with couples, families and friends who want to be close to the action without worrying about noise or traffic. Its location just outside the centre of the popular village of Stanbridge, and within walking distance of The Five Bells pub is extremely convenient. All of Bedfordshire's best attractions, including Bletchley Park, Woburn Abbey and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo are within easy reach, as is the Warner Bros. Harry Potter Studio Tour.

Weekly price
£490 all year
Sleeps 4

4  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

51.904949, -0.598412

Welcoming and well-equipped for self-catering, Home Meadow is an excellent choice whether you are visiting Bedfordshire on holiday, business or to see relatives or friends. A wonderful part of England, this beautiful county is made up of rolling countryside, lively market towns, and an excellent array of attractions including the bright lights of London City centre (approximately thirty minutes away by train), the Warner Bros. Harry Potter Studio, Whipsnade Zoo and Woburn Abbey to name just a few. On the edge of Stanbridge village, The Five Bells pub is an easy walk away for those who prefer to eat out on holiday.

Weekly price
£490 all year
Sleeps 4

4  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

51.736888, -0.990706

Four spacious holiday cottages, comfortably furnished with exposed beams and original features providing a peaceful retreat within walking distance to a historic market town of Thame in Oxfordshire. Within easy reach of the Cotswolds for day trips out and a great base for exploring Central England. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.

Weekly price from
£995 to £1175
Sleeps 6+1

6+1  |   3  |   3+  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Friday | 4 Star

51.736888, -0.990706

A comfy welcoming holiday cottage in the pretty tranquil Oxfordshire hamlet of Moreton. Comfortably furnished with lovely character features and a peaceful setting to relax with the many amenities of Thame within walking distance, and an abundance of attractions in the nearby Cotswolds and Central England just waiting to be discovered. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.

Weekly price from
£695 to £795
Sleeps 4

4  |   2  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Friday | 4 Star

51.736888, -0.990706

Located in the pretty hamlet of Moreton in Oxfordshire, Byre Cottage provides a warm welcome and enjoys a lovely peaceful setting from which to relax and explore Central England. With many original features, this cosy character cottage is conveniently placed within walking distance of the market town of Thame with a good range of amenities. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.

Weekly price
£435 all year
Sleeps 2

2  |   1  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Friday | 4 Star

52.164245, -0.148586

Four lovely stylish holiday apartments located amongst the beautiful South Cambridgeshire countryside with exclusive new hot tub. Very well presented and located, the apartments are ideal for parties of two to six guests and welcome dogs. Fourteen miles from the City of Cambridge. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold.

Weekly price
£750 all year
Sleeps 4

4  |   2  |   3+  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 2 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible | 4 Star Gold

52.164245, -0.148586

As pretty as its name, Apple Cottage nestles amongst beautiful countryside in South Cambridgeshire and is perfect for couples, friends and families. Offering a warm welcome to dogs (and even horses!) this gorgeous cottage provides the perfect mix of character and modern style and is just fourteen miles from Cambridge City centre. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.

Weekly price
£800 all year
Sleeps 6

6  |   2  |   3+  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Flexible | 4 Star

52.164245, -0.148586

The largest of all of Fullers Hill's fabulous holiday cottages, The Granary sleeps up to six guests in two en-suite sumptuous bedrooms and has an exceptionally large social living area for a cottage of this size where parties of up to fourteen can dine around one table. Sitting in a tranquil position amongst the South Cambridgeshire countryside, this stylish holiday retreat is a popular choice for families, friends and large parties (when hired with other cottages) and offers dog friendly self-catering of a high standard with the use of a communal hot tub in the grounds. Only fourteen miles from Cambridge City centre. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold.

Weekly price from
£650 to £1050
Sleeps 4-6

4-6  |   2  |   3+  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 2 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible | 4 Star Gold

52.164245, -0.148586

The Old Dairy is one of the stylish holiday apartments available at Fullers Hill nestling amongst glorious South Cambridgeshire countryside. Perfect for families and friends, sleeping four guests (or six with the use of a sofa bed), the surrounding area offers all the right ingredients to relax and unwind with plenty of space inside and out (including a hot tub in the garden for guest use), fabulous walking, cycling, horse riding and attractions including Cambridge city centre just fourteen miles away. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold.

Weekly price
£750 all year
Sleeps 4-6

4-6  |   2  |   3+  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 2 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible | 4 Star Gold

52.164245, -0.148586

Offering single level self-catering that is fully wheel-chair accessible, The Stables is perfect for couples having one bedroom, as well as families happy to use the sofa bed. Stylish throughout, The Stables has been beautifully presented to a high standard and sits amongst glorious countryside in South Cambridgeshire. Fabulous local walking, cycling and horse riding and just fourteen miles from Cambridge City centre. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold.

Weekly price
£750 all year
Sleeps 4

4  |   1  |   3+  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 2 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible | 4 Star Gold

52.164245, -0.148586

With its own private hot tub, The Tack Room is one of Fullers Hill's most popular holiday retreats. Like the others it is stylish and modern throughout and offers self-catering of a high standard. Sitting in a rural position amongst the glorious countryside of South Cambridgeshire, guests have the best of both worlds with an abundance of outdoor pursuits to enjoy on the doorstep and Cambridge city centre just fourteen miles away. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold.

Weekly price
£750 all year
Sleeps 4

4  |   2  |   3+  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 2 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible | 4 Star Gold

West Cottage

Last Minute Offer:Sat, 24th Feb 2018 for 7 nights, £375"Week or short breaks. A peaceful spot surrounded by walks, wildlife & wonderful views downstream from Kelso. Couples Discount. More on our web site. Any queries, I'll be happy to help Sue"
55.624128, -2.400763

Cosy with a warm Scottish welcome, West Cottage is surrounded by peace and tranquility, yet just two miles down river from the attractive thriving Border town of Kelso with its fantastic market, superb shops, pubs and restaurants. A haven for wildlife and a perfect setting for relaxing, walking or exploring the areas numerous attractions with fishing, cycling and championship golf nearby. If all that's not enough, the stunning coastline of Northumberland and Edinburgh are within driving distance.

Weekly price from
£325 to £540
Sleeps 4

4  |   2  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 3 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

52.176467, -0.703332

Two fantastically appointed stone country holiday cottages set on a working farm in lovely rolling countryside, affording glorious open views. An ideal central base with Northampton, Wellingborough, Bedford and Milton Keynes within approximately eleven miles. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.

Weekly price from
£540 to £590
Sleeps 4

4  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Flexible | 4 Star

53.967586, -2.134944

Newton Grange is home to Moorber Cottage, which is one of six self-catering retreats sitting on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales in a picturesque rural position. With the village of Gargrave and the market town of Skipton close by, you can enjoy easy access to the many attractions of the Dales, and wonderful walks and outdoor adventures. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.

Weekly price from
£425 to £675
Sleeps 5

5  |   3  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 3 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible | 4 Star

52.689793, 0.559874

Four lovely farm holiday cottages situated within the idyllic setting of The Nar Valley in Norfolk. An ideal location to explore the Norfolk Coast, King's Lynn, Swaffham and Norwich or relaxing and enjoying the leisure facilities including pool, spa and gym. Tourist board rating: 3 Star.

Weekly price from
£328 to £550
Sleeps 4+1

4+1  |   2  |   1  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Saturday | 3 Star

52.689793, 0.559874

Four farm holiday cottages situated within the idyllic setting of The Nar Valley in Norfolk. An ideal location to explore the Norfolk Coast, King's Lynn, Swaffham and Norwich or relaxing and enjoy the exceptional leisure facilities including pool, spa and gym. Tourist board rating: 3 Star.

Weekly price from
£450 to £720
Sleeps 7

7  |   3  |   1  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Saturday | 3 Star

50.178718, -5.406772

Sitting on an arable farm close to St Ives, this beautifully presented retreat for two offers the opportunity to enjoy the perfect mix of both sea and country life. The glorious golden beaches of West Cornwall are under ten minutes away with excellent opportunities for walkers, cyclists and surfers. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.

Weekly price from
£375 to £575
Sleeps 2

2  |   1  |   No  |   Enquire  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Flexible | 4 Star

55.911295, -2.795154

Set on a farm amongst beautiful rolling countryside this holiday cottage offers a high standard of self-catering accommodation and is a perfect base for exploring East Lothian and its many delights. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.

Weekly price from
£425 to £595
Sleeps 4

4  |   2  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Saturday | 4 Star

Farm Holidays

Set amongst beautiful countryside, a farm holiday provides the opportunity to enjoy all that country life has to offer. Beautiful scenery, traditional pubs, great walks and the chance to immerse yourself in the workings and culture of the local environment. Whatever the time of year, there is always plenty to see when you stay on a farm with the ever changing landscape all around. In the spring, the farmers are busy lambing and the autumn brings with it the warmth and golden colours of harvest.

Whether you opt to stay on an arable farm or a livestock farm, there are generally plenty of animals to be seen in and around the surrounding countryside. Cows, chickens and pigs are all common farmyard sights but many farms also keep rare breeds for something a little different.

Farm holidays are very popular and renting self catering accommodation in a farm setting is an affordable way to enjoy a relaxing break with plenty of things to see and do on the doorstep. For adults and children alike, a farm holiday provides a fun and interesting way to spend a few days watching, doing and learning about the countryside.

Tips: Due to the rural nature of many farm holidays, you may need to get stocked up on some essentials before you arrive. Remember to bring wellington boots; even if you are visiting in summer it can still get muddy! If dogs are accepted at the cottage, they may have to be kept under close control in and around the farm due to livestock.