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Rural Retreats

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No Size Limits

Rural Retreats makes it easy to find your ideal holiday cottage. Our vast portfolio contains some of the best luxury self-catering cottages throughout the UK and abroad. With over 500 elegant, hand-picked holiday homes to choose from – many of which are dog-friendly – all of our cottages have been selected to meet our high standards of comfort.

Our extensive collection includes a wide range of holiday properties. The vast majority are close to the coast or nestle deep within some of this country's most beautiful countryside, including areas of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) and National Parks. Choose from former lighthouse keeper's cottages in spectacular coastal locations, heritage buildings with centuries of history and contemporary barn conversions with spectacular views. Whether you’re looking for a cottage to share with the family, a coastal escape to enjoy with friends or a romantic bolthole for two, find your luxury self-catering property ready and waiting.

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Rural Retreats represents over 500 of the best luxury self-catering holiday cottages throughout the UK. Country-wide, we have a fantastic selection of exclusive retreats to choose from, from charming chocolate-box cottages to modern barn conversions. Many are buildings of historical importance, including Grade II Listed Buildings which have been imaginatively refurbished to meet modern standards, and traditional lighthouse-keepers’ cottages with breathtaking coastal views.

Part of the joy of choosing a luxury holiday cottage in the UK is the ability to bring your beloved pet along with you. We have over 200 dog-friendly self-catering properties, where both you and your canine companion can enjoy a comfortable, relaxing break in the heart of the British countryside. Enjoy countless walks throughout the rolling scenery, curl up in a cosy firelit pub and feel your troubles drift away.

Our established team of experts are passionate about what they do. With years of expertise behind them, they’re perfectly placed to help you find an enchanting retreat that you’re bound to love. Our team has a working knowledge of all our luxury self-catering properties, from seaside hideaways for groups to family-friendly escapes, meaning they can be trusted to give you reliable advice on your next holiday.

Our guiding philosophy is that your holiday is all about you. You deserve a relaxing break and a quality experience. We strive to make it that way by helping you to choose the right property and giving you the very best of service before and during your luxury self-catering cottage break.

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Listing Updated: 23/03/2020

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Listing Address

Retreat House
Draycott Business Centre
GL56 9DY
01386 896235

Listing Details

Can Leave Dog Unattended


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Limit On Dog Size

No Limit

No. Of Dogs Welcome

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Unit 4 Bramley Road
St Ives
PE27 3WS