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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
Situated on the seaward side of the Warren in a conservation area of St Ives stand Men an Mor Cottage and Apartment. Perched above a large outcrop of blue elvin rock, between Porthminster Beach and the harbour, the large picture windows frame a s...
4 Park Lane is a very attractive detached former railway carriage which has been converted to provide very comfortable accommodation only a stone's throw from the beach! The property has been extended and now has a very pleasant modern kitchen and...
11 Shorecroft is a comfortable family house set in the most wonderful location right on Aldwick beach in West Sussex. With views across the sea from the all the main rooms, as well as a garden opening directly onto the beach itself, this is an ide...
1 Elizabeth Court is a spacious and bright lower ground floor apartment set on the seafront near to the popular town of Bognor Regis, West Sussex. Part of an attractive converted Edwardian building, the apartment is within a few yards of the beach...
As you round the bend of a quiet leafy lane guests are greeted by a real fairytale cottage. Described as a semi-ruinous Tudor-Gothic style this outstanding and unique self-catering property stands guard over the deer park on the famous Nannau esta...