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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
A unique opportunity to stay at a beautifully preserved 18th Century villa with superb views; a lavish smuggler’s haunt with a fascinating history.
Gunsgreen House was built in 1753 to a design by renowned architect John Adam. More than just a lu...
Nestled in the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with a stunning sandy beach and a golf course on the doorstep and a charming village and good eateries just down the road, Grey Barns is the perfect coastal hideaway for famili...
A stylish, peaceful hideaway, Brunton Burn is the perfect retreat for couples just a few minute's drive or gentle two mile amble across fields to the beach.
From the immaculate rear courtyard, steps from the front door lead to the light, bright a...
Earsdon House is an attractive, period property centrally located in the charming village of Belford in North Northumberland. It is perfectly placed for exploring coast and country and sits just a ten minute drive from the stunning beaches of Bamb...
A chic retreat with fabulous views and beautifully-presented accommodation ideal for families and couples, Mill Race is just a few minute's drive or a two mile stroll across fields to the beach.
Inside, the newly-renovated accommodation is light,...