Country Retreats in the UK

Upper Wharfedale in the Yorkshire Dales

Upper Wharfedale in the Yorkshire Dales

Tarn Hows near Coniston in the Lake District

Tarn Hows near Coniston in the Lake District

From Britain’s last great wilderness the Scottish Highlands to long-standing favourite National Parks like the Peak District, Cotswolds, Lake District and the Sussex South Downs, rural Britain offers a wealth of beautiful country retreats in landscapes that will amaze. Whatever your country retreat preference from the remotest of crofting cottages in the Highlands & Islands to a luxurious country house hotel with on-site spa, golf and leisure facilities in the Home Counties surrounding London, the UK’s choice of country retreats feature something for you, all in magical rural settings rich in wildlife, crafts and traditional inns.

Choose a quintessentially English country retreat in the Cotswolds, a National Park with many country cottages and elegant spa hotels, the perfect romantic bolthole! Discover Britain’s moorland country and book the ultimate cottage retreat in Yorkshire’s Bronte Country and North York Moors or Devon’s Dartmoor National Park. Find elegant heritage hotel retreats in Britain’s great South West across beautiful Cornwall, rural Somerset and in Dorset with its spectacular heritage coast. Whatever your country retreat preference, be it a cosy heritage coaching inn with rooms, a roaring fire and fine real ales or a thatched cottage in an idyllic rural village location, find your perfect country retreat in Britain now – book online with Iknow.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.