Luxury Cottages and Self Catering Accommodation in Buckinghamshire

A luxury cottage holiday in Buckinghamshire will probably best suit those looking for a taste of country life.  This county has plenty to offer for family getaways or romantic breaks including National Trust historical houses, the riverside appeal of the Thames in parts and charming picturesque villages.  Experience the best of country living with a visit to Buckinghamshire, explore the country footpaths of the Chiltern Hills, cycle or may be enjoy a bit of horse riding? 

 

Discover Beautiful Buckinghamshire on a Luxury Cottage Break

You can discover a wealth of impressive country houses with glorious gardens and amazing histories here as well as family attractions and great opportunities to get out in the fresh air. There are some fabulous and exciting attractions to enjoy including stunning National Trust properties, (Buckinghamshire actually boasts the most in the country) the spectacular Roald Dahl trail and the Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway.

Buckinghamshire’s best known attraction may be the National Trust’s Cliveden, for some, the best National Trust Country House in Bucks.  With extensive formal gardens, a maze and walks by the river, Cliveden makes for a memorable day out.  Visit for more information about the house’s history and to learn more about the Profumo Affair . 

Walkers will find the county a paradise with 2,500 miles worth of public rights of way, national trails and acres of the Chilterns to explore. You can even enjoy a luxury evening out and visit one of the wonderful theatres in the county for a comedy, musical or opera.

 

Top Villages and Towns to Visit on a Cottage Holiday in Buckinghamshire

There are lots of great places to discover on a luxury break in Buckinghamshire but we’ve highlighted some of the best in our view.

 

  • West Wycombe – this village is utterly charming with a wealth of historical buildings mostly belonging to the National Trust.  The village is notable for the impressive Mausoleum which stands high on the hill, the haunted Hellfire caves underneath and the West Wycombe Park Country House on the edge of the village.  There is so much to recommend this village but you will just have to visit to discover it for yourself!
  • Wendover- this beautiful market town is located near to the Chiltern Hills.  With gift shops, restaurant, pubs and cafes this town offers plenty of facilities.  There is an excellent delicatessen and a wonderful chocolate café which sells delicious handmade chocolates.  Wendover Woods is located close by and is a fun place for all the family.  This forest has various cycle trails, footpaths, a cafe and a children’s adventure playground.  Go Ape also have a site at this forest.
  • Buckingham - the county town and a picturesque place with a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants.  Buckingham has a fascinating Old Gaol, which is home to the Tourist Information Centre as well as a museum.   The National Trust’s Stowe Landscape Gardens are just 3 miles from Buckingham and are an excellent place for idyllic country walks.
  • Marlow – this town deserves a special mention by virtue of its location by the River Thames.  What’s more, it is a pretty town with historical buildings, good shopping and an attractive riverside park.
  • Waddesdon – this village is situated not too far from Aylesbury and is undoubtedly best known for Waddesdon Manor.  This National Trust country house is impressive and features wonderful gardens along with an excellent restaurant.


Families with children may also want to visit the award winning Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden.  Another family friendly attraction is Gulliver’s Land at Milton Keynes, a family theme park. 

Whether you stay in a pet-friendly luxury cottage or a romantic retreat, have a fabulous time in Buckinghamshire.

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Sunday 18 August 2019  |  7 nights  |  £5400
Price guide: 4200 GBP - 8400 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 22

Short breaks:   Weekends and Mid-weeks, all year round
Dog friendly:   6 dogs welcome by arrangement
Ideal for family gatherings, hen or stag parties and big groups of friends, the Cotswold Luxury Manor Lodge in Oxfordshire sleeps up to 22 people and features its very own private hot tub.
Sunday 18 August 2019  |  7 nights  |  £5800
Price guide: 5800 GBP - 6700 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 24

Short breaks:   Weekends and Mid-Week, all year round
Dog friendly:   6 dogs welcome by arrangement
Impressive Grade II Listed Large country house in Oxfordshire. With 9 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, this house can accommodate up to 26 people. For relaxation there is also a Hot Tub and for entertainment there is an optional Games Room and Events Barn which can also be hired. Hen Parties and Stag Parties are welcome here. Ideal venue for a wedding reception. Well located for exploring the stunning scenery of the Cotswolds.
Price guide: 3600 GBP - 5400 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 18

Short breaks:   weekend or midweek, all year round
Dog friendly:   6 dogs welcome by arrangement
7 bedroom Historic Manor House set on a fabulous 70 acre Cotswold Manor Estate. This lakeside property boasts 5 en-suite bathrooms, a gorgeous Spa and Hot Tub, complimentary wireless internet and an optional games room. This manor house is perfect for family holidays & weekends, celebration dinners and wedding receptions, Hen & Stag groups & corporate events. Short walk from a wonderful Cotswold pub & restaurant. 10 minutes from the beautiful city of Oxford.
Bruern Luxury Cottages (Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England)
Price guide: 798 GBP - 6711 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 10
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Quality Awards: gold award, silver award
At Bruern Holiday Cottages in Oxfordshire there is a collection of 12 unique luxury cottages. Some of the stylish cottages here are 5 star rated and have won Gold and Silver Awards in recognition of the quality of accommodation on offer.
Cheltenham Cottage (Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England)
Price guide: 672 GBP - 2184 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 4

Short breaks:   all year round
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Quality Awards: gold award, silver award
Stylish and elegant 2 bedroom Cotswold Cottage ideal for experiencing the finer things in life on holiday in the Cotswolds, part of the Bruern Cottages collection where on site facilities include a heated indoor swimming pool.

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