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September - a perfect time for a cottage holiday

Looking out across breathtaking Rhossili Bay, Gower. © Joe Cornish

Looking out across breathtaking Rhossili Bay, Gower. © Joe Cornish

As the children return to school, a level of calm returns to much of the country allowing you to make the most of the fine estates, gardens, coast and countryside. We have the perfect cottages for couples and groups of friends to make the most all of these places.

We often enjoy some of our best weather during September as summer refuses to give way to autumn without a fight. The gardens are having their final burst of summer colour so choosing a cottage set in or next to a National Trust garden is ideal, especially those that allow you to have it all to yourself when everyone else has gone home. Cottages such as The Turret at Charlecote and Malt House at Cotehele ........are just a couple of the locations where you have access to the gardens out of hours.

In early September the moors are still breathtaking with the pink and purple heather making those daily hikes even more exhilarating. For those wanting to relax with a spot of fishing, our cottages on the Crom estate in Northern Ireland offer the perfect spot. We have cottages close to golf courses such as Tri-a-Hanner in North Wales and numerous coastal cottages that are within a stones throw of the beach whether you want to surf, walk or just take in the views.   

Our selection

  • The exterior of Tranmer House, Kyson, nr Woodbridge, Suffolk © Mike Henton


    nr Woodbridge , Suffolk

    The largest of two second floor apartments in Tranmer House with views over the Sutton Hoo estate.

  • The exterior view of 2 Compton Farm Cottages, Newport, Isle of Wight © National Trust

    2 Compton Farm Cottages

    Near Newport , Isle of Wight

    2 Compton Farm Cottages is one of a pair of 19th-century semi-detached farm workers cottages.

  • The exterior and garden at Farm Cottage, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire © Alice Johnston

    Farm Cottage

    Pembroke , Pembrokeshire

    An attractive stone farmhouse in a small courtyard complex close to the sea.

  • The exterior of Fortescue, Lanteglos-by-Fowey, Cornwall © Mike Henton


    Lanteglos-by-Fowey , Cornwall

    The first floor of a converted barn with fine countryside views.

  • The exterior of Wicket Nook Cottage, Ashby de la Zouche, Derbyshire © Mike Henton

    Wicket Nook Cottage

    Ashby de la Zouch , Leicestershire

    In an elevated position with stunning views over the Calke Estate.

  • Exterior of Lower House, Bossington, Minehead, Somerset

    Lower House

    Minehead , Somerset

    A large part thatched, part tiled former farmhouse close to the North Somerset coast and Exmoor.