The best of British cottages

The British countryside is known for its quaint villages and beautiful, cosy cottages.

Rolling hills, cobble-stone streets and chocolate box houses are just some of the picturesque scenes of the British countryside. The idyllic setting has made itself a popular destination for a weekender or quiet escape. While the landscape is known for its natural beauty, the picture-book cottages are what make the destination uniquely British. Whether you're looking for some travel ideas or just some cosy cottage inspo, take a look at some of the best British homes. 

The chocolate box


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The vine-covered manor

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The quaint English cottage

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The Jane Eyre novel

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The manicured garden

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The lakeside weekender

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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For more British cottage homes, stream or watch Phil Spencer's History of Britain in 100 Homes, Thursdays, 8.30pm EST on Lifestyle

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