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Easter is a time for renewal. New blooms, new lambs, new life, new hope. It’s also a time for going on holiday. While Easter is a special time for a multitude of reasons, let’s not forget about the biggest perk of the season: a week or more in which to take a break before emerging rejuvenated and ready to take on the world again. This Easter, recharge your batteries and renew your lust for life by holidaying in a quaint British cottage.
HomeAway.co.uk have holiday cottages the length and breadth of the British Isles - stone ones, thatched ones, log-fired ones and remote ones. Pick a part of the country you’ve never been to - or alternatively, choose a region you know and love. Then book yourself an Easter holiday cottage that ticks all the right boxes.
Easter getaways in the UK
Easter cottages in Herefordshire
Whether you’re an avid foodie, an avid walker or combination of both, there’s a lot to fall in love with in Herefordshire. The countryside here was made for striding through in a stout pair of hiking boots, armed with a good map and a hearty picnic. Also, there are some great local walking companies that provide a fascinating insight into the area: its best routes and most intriguing tales. Then there’s the delectable food, from cider to organic fruit and veg. And don't miss out on the local farmers markets!
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Easter cottages in North Yorkshire
The moorlands of North Yorkshire are home to an array of rare plants and critters. Take a wander through the hills and dales before stopping off to explore Yorkshire’s market towns and sup a local ale in the pub. Notable museums and art galleries can be found at Whitby and Pickering, while Bolton Castle is a spectacular sight to behold. Outdoor pursuits in this part of the world range from horse riding to golf, as well as surfing at Scarborough and mountain biking in Dalby Forest.
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Easter cottages in Hampshire
Hampshire is renowned for its ornate gardens, including the sprawling green Stansted Park and Jane Austen’s home at Chawton. On the banks of the River Test lies Houghton Lodge, an 18th century stately home that has appeared in numerous films and television dramas. Elsewhere, the Hampshire coast offers up the marvellous Beachlands on Hayling Island, while Hurst Castle grants stunning views over the Solent. In this part of the world, the accommodation is just as spectacular, with coastal cottages that are as cosy as they are colourful.
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Easter cottages in Glamorgan
To the south of Wales lies the Vale of Glamorgan, where the countryside embraces the coast. An array of beautiful beaches includes Dunraven Bay and Nash Point - complete with imperious lighthouse. The cuisine served up in Glamorgan’s restaurants and gastro-pubs is excellent, with meat, fish and produce all sourced locally. Five miles off the coast of Vale of Glamorgan lies the island of Flat Holm. Take a chartered boat trip and spend a day exploring the island at your leisure.
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Easter cottages in Perthshire
Scotland is a great place for an Easter break. It'll still be chilly, but pack some extra layers and you’ll scarcely notice the cold. When you step out of your Perthshire cottage, take a look at the stunning scenery all around – but don’t forget to look up. That’s where you’ll find some of Britain’s biggest trees, including the country’s widest conifer and tallest hedge. During your stay, pay a trip to Bruar Falls: the roaring waterfalls are deservedly popular with gorge walkers and kayakers. Eastertime in Perthshire is unparalleled.
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UK Cottages for rent for Easter
Loafers Glory has one double bedroom with an en suite shower room, making it ideal for a couple. There is an open plan living area with newly fitted kitchen and sitting room, as well as a tastefully decorated conservatory. Centrally heated throu...
This stylish apartment forms part of an imposing recently restored Georgian town house, built in 1792. Originally the servant's quarters with its own separate entrance, it is near the seafront and just 100 metres from the harbour with a small outs...
Stunning penthouse overlooking beautiful Carbis Bay beach with fantastic views of the Atlantic and St Ives, Hawke’s Point is a collection of luxurious self catering apartments. Three minute walk to the beach.
Your given a host of designer furnitu...
Gulls Way is a cosy, romantic one bed apartment, French doors open from the living area to a small balcony, perfect for yacht/boat watching with a glass of wine. Located on the edge of the town in the Packet Quays development, it offers amazing vi...
The apartment is close to Edinburgh's historic centre, ideal for restaurants, bars, shopping and exploring Edinburgh many sights. It is well situated for all attractions, very good public transport links to airport and train and bus stations. This...