Five of the loveliest cottage gardens

Jenai Laignel / 23 June 2015 ( 28 June 2016 )

Whether you are green-fingered or not, you’ll be sure to appreciate these beautifully-tended holiday cottage gardens.



When choosing your holiday cottage, there will be plenty of options to consider depending on your preferences. Is it close to the beach? Is it pet-friendly? Is it suitable for younger members of the family?

However, there’s one thing no one would turn down: a beautifully-manicured, enclosed garden, complete with patio furniture. Whether you are green-fingered or not, you’ll be sure to appreciate these beauties:


1. Rose Cottage, Stratford-upon-Avon


A pretty, Grade II-listed property, Rose Cottage is owned by none other than gardening expert Stefan Buczacki so, as you may expect, the enclosed garden and patio area is second-to-none.

From the stepping stones across the lawn to the stunning patio furniture, the suntrap garden at Rose Cottage has been carefully considered and is beautifully kept.

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2. East Wing, Morpeth


This tastefully decorated holiday property (pictured) is a self-contained wing of Whalton’s historic Manor House.

As well as taking advantage of the magnificent 3-acre garden, known for its magnificent planting, guests can also enjoy their own secluded garden within the grounds that form part of the East Wing.

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3. Cherry Tree Cottage, Wensleydale


The garden at Cherry Tree Cottage is as charming as its name.

The patio area features a lovely set of garden furniture where you can watch the red robins swoop down into the birdhouse, and the cottage itself is situated on the edge of a pretty village green – complete with a stream and wandering ducks.

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4. West Ashridge, near Bideford


Nestled within the glorious North Devon countryside, this detached farmhouse sleeps up to 11, and has a large and spacious garden to match.

And you don’t have to wait for the sun to come out to have a barbecue here: the all-weather garden cabin with in-built seating means you can enjoy the outdoor area come rain or shine.

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5. Snooty Fox, Widcombe-in-the-Moor


Located in the heart of Dartmoor National Park, the large, secluded garden at this detached, 16th-century property looks out over the rolling countryside.

There’s even a hammock where you can relax and unwind with a cup of tea, soaking up the breath-taking views'.

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