Head out into the countryside with a country house rental

When you’ve had enough of city living and need some fresh air, great views and space, we all start to dream about heading out of town to those rolling fields and hills for a countryside break. And what better way to escape the urban jungle than with a country house rental. Here we explore your options for hiring cottages and manor houses in some top spots, such as right here in the UK, as well as in Europe and beyond.

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Country homes for chilling

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Country homes provide the perfect base for a laid-back escape.

Check out country houses for rent around the world

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From quaint cottages to manor houses (and even windmills), country houses are an idyllic way to spend a holiday.

UK country cottages are the hassle-free way to holiday

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Rent a country house in the UK and you’ll have access to some of the best countryside in the world.

Country retreats to blow the cobwebs away

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Discover your own little slice of heaven with a great country retreat. You can find these in some of the best-known destinations right around the world - from the Basque Country and Morocco to Bali and England. We also offer escapes that have spas and pools, and many are dog-friendly, so everyone’s happy!

Check out country houses for rent around the world

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From quaint cottages to manor houses (and even windmills), country houses are an idyllic way to spend a holiday. Get inspired by country houses for special occasions such as honeymoons, birthdays and romantic breaks, all year round, all around the world. If you splash out, you could add some luxury add-ons, such as pools and grounds

Country homes for chilling

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Country homes provide the perfect base for a laid-back escape. Enjoy some peace and quiet in all manner of villas, log cabins, cottages, manor houses and farmhouses - no two country homes are the same! So find your ideal getaway in a mountain cabin in the Rockies, a barn conversion in Wales or in a luxury villa in the Algarve.

Time to relax on a country holiday

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If what you want is seclusion, nature and relaxation then a country holiday is calling you. From lakeside villas and cosy cottages to roomy log cabins, there’s no shortage of great houses in great destinations all over the world. Take a look at our ideas for country escapes in places including France and the UK - many of which are dog-friendly - then picture yourself kicking back in your quiet retreat.

UK country cottages are the hassle-free way to holiday

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Rent a country house in the UK and you’ll have access to some of the best countryside in the world. We’ve got everything from cottages to large houses in great locations like Norfolk, Yorkshire, Wales and Scotland, so you’ll soon be able to head off on all sorts of countryside breaks, no matter whether it’s a romantic retreat or a big family get-together (and yes, you can often bring your dog).

Time for some R & R on a country break

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Country breaks offer some much needed R&R from the demands of hectic city life. Explore some options for countryside breaks in manor houses, cosy cottages and old inns. Our guide looks at places with hot tubs and romantic appeal in great rural areas like Snowdonia and Cornwall, to put you in touch with the great outdoors.