Category Archives: Cottage Break

Easter Hot Tub Holidays from £199*

Why not enjoy a self catering Easter break with an extra bit of luxury, your very own hot tub at your cottage, lodge or apartment?

And with prices as low as £199* for 4 people sharing on a 3 or 4 night stay the added luxury doesn’t come with a price tag to match!

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We have some excellent self catering holiday homes with hot tubs across the UK (search  England, Scotland and Wales) in both countryside and coastal locations and of all shapes and sizes – so you can find something whether you are travelling as a couple, family or group.

 

* Price based on a 3 or 4 night stay for 4 people with Hoseasons sharing between 23/03/15 – 13/04/15. Applies to selected UK lodge locations and specific accommodation types, accommodation only. Subject to availability. Booking conditions apply, see brochure or website.

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Last Chance for Easter breaks from £129

If you have left booking your family Easter get-away to the last-minute, don’t panic, there are still plenty of great deals on self catering accommodation with prices starting from just £129*.

Not bad for 4 people sharing on a 3 or 4 night stay, at locations across the UK!  However, you need to be quick as availability is disappearing fast….

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Whether you are heading to the countryside or the beach, lodge and holiday park accommodation is a great choice for Spring, offering a closeness to the great outdoors during the day but with somewhere nice and cosy to spend chilly evenings.

At this time of year many holiday parks also offer on-site entertainment for children which is particularly useful if the weather is not being helpful!

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Of course if you still prefer to head for a holiday cottage or apartment, there are lots of self catering options available for couples, families or groups.

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* Price based on a  Hoseasons 3 or 4 night stay for 4 people sharing between 27/03/15 – 10/04/15. Applies to selected UK lodge locations and specific accommodation types, accommodation only. Subject to availability. Booking conditions apply, see brochure or website.

Pet Friendly Easter Breaks – holiday homes with enclosed gardens

Dog friendly holiday homes for EasterIf you are planning a family break over the Easter Holidays and you want to take your dog with you, there are lots of great pet-friendly self catering properties available across the UK.

This is the perfect time to get away too, with blue skies and sunshine it’s the perfect time for the whole family to embrace the outdoors after a long winter closeted at home!

Take a look at some of our selected pet friendly holiday homes that are great for a weekend break, short break or a full holiday.

If, like us, your dog has a tendency to find ways to explore, you can also refine your search to properties with enclosed gardens such as

Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages

Dog friendly self catering cottages and holiday homesIf you are looking forward to spending your Easter or Summer holiday playing with your dog on the coast or enjoying the countryside on those long walks, then we have tried to make finding the right self catering accommodation a lot easier.

You have always been able to search Find Cottage Holidays looking for pet friendly self catering but we have now added some extra feature searches.

Now, if like us, your dog likes to ‘explore’ on their own if they see the opportunity, you will love our new search of dog friendly cottages WITH an ENCLOSED GARDEN. An enclosed garden, for most dogs, will mean you can relax in and around your self catering without having to keep your eyes on your dog.

Our new searches will also help you find dog friendly short break accommodation, dog friendly cottages with hot tubs and pet friendly self catering with open fires.  Start your pet friendly self catering search here.

You can also check out our sister site holidays with dogs for some more great pet friendly places to stay.

 

Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup Self Catering

Cheltenham Festival and Gold CupWhether you are an avid racegoer, dedicated fashionista or are just looking for a good day out, The Cheltenham Festival which features the Cheltenham Gold Cup, is one of horse racings premier events and one of the highlights of the British social calendar.

In 2014 the Festival takes place between the 11th and 14th of March and is best described as ‘four days of atmosphere, anticipation and action, played out on a beautiful sporting arena that has no equal’.

Held over 4 days there is something for everyone:

  • Tuesday is the first day of the Cheltenham Festival, Champion Day, and features the most important hurdle race of the season, the Champion Hurdle.
  • Wednesday is Ladies Day so dress to impress! The best action is on the track though with the Queen Mother Champion Chase.
  • Thursday is better known as St Patrick’s Thursday and is the perfect place to kick off the celebrations. Racing includes the World Hurdle and Chase.
  • Friday is simply Cheltenham Gold Cup day – the big one! The climax of the entire Jump racing season and the day’s programme is arguably one of the best racing days of the year.

Whether you are looking to stay over the Cheltenham Festival week or just planning a visit to this wonderful Gloucestershire region, there is a superb selection of B&B and self catering accommodation ranging from cottages and apartments to lodges and cabins:

Where to head for a countryside summer holiday or spring break… AONB?

If you are wondering where to head on a summer holiday or a Spring break there is nowhere better to start than checking out our list of the official Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England and Wales.

Every place designated an AONB is considered to be of significant landscape beauty ranging from rugged coastline and water meadows to gentle lowland and upland moors – each one of them is a wonderful – perfect for a short break or cottage holiday.

There are 37 AONB in England and Wales, from the Suffolk Coast and Heaths to the Malvern Hills and the Gower Peninsula. Below are the links to our full list of the areas and some super self catering accommodation close by to help you make the most of your stay.

Of course the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty are in addition to the British National Parks, that are also perfect for a cottage holiday.

Family holiday accommodation with Oscar the Owl

Oscar the OwlWhy not make your summer family holiday with younger children even more special this year and head to one of our selected cottages and lodges where Oscar the Owl is in residence.

Oscar is a busy and friendly owl who will be in touch with your children before, during and after the holiday… creating a sense of fun and excitement to your holiday.  With free gifts, free audio stories for the journey,emails, postcards, family games and family friendly places to go…. Oscar is a very useful owl to have around!

Oscar the Owl is loved by the children he meets, for example our visitor comments include:

“The children were delighted to be welcomed by ‘Oscar the Owl’ and amazed that he knew what hobbies they have!  The weather has been bright and sunny and we have enjoyed the beautiful countryside.  ‘Oscar’ accompanied us on lots of trips.”

“The audio stories kept the children entranced on the long journey, a great idea, they listened to them several times”

Unfortunately Oscar is only available at selected family friendly properties, click the link  to find out more and see where he is.