English Counties & 
The Cottage England Guide.

ECL Guide to English counties. Your guide to Cottage England, picturesque villages, attractions, English countryside and holiday cottages.

Counties for the cottage lover. English Cottage Lifestyle’s guide to the best ‘Cottage Counties’ in England. In this section we will feature the best of each county and the different types of cottage architecture you can find county by glorious county.


Photo: Cottage Orne in Budleigh Salterton, Devon. It's now The Fairlynch Arts Centre and Museum

When you have picked a region you wish to discover for your country cottage holidays you may want to narrow it down by county; this guide will help you.

Each county is unique, each one with its own cottage architecture, picturesque villages and towns and of course countryside or coast. In each county guide you will discover enchanting country or coastal cottages, holiday cottages, country festivals, attractions and resources.

This is your guide to cottage counties. In this guide I will help you to discover the best of the countryside and picturesque villages, Inns and pubs, the most enchanting country cottages, great restaurant’s serving local seasonal fare, farmers markets and local food, fun country festivals, and the best shops and resources for living the English cottage lifestyle.

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Photo: Dartmouth in Devon

"You cannot forget, if you would, those golden kisses all over the cheeks of the meadow, queerly called "dandelions."

Henry Ward Beecher



English Counties Index


South-West England:

Cornwall

Devon

Dorset

Somerset

Wiltshire

Gloucestershire

South-East England:

Hampshire

Surry

Kent

West Sussex

East Sussex

Isle Of Wight

The Home Counties:

Middlesex

Oxfordshire

Berkshire

Bedfordshire

Buckinghamshire

Hertfordshire

Eastern England:

Essex

Cambridgeshire

Suffolk

Norfolk

Lincolnshire

Midlands: Heart Of England

Worcestershire

Shropshire

Warwickshire

Staffordshire

Leicestershire

Northamptonshire

Derbyshire

Rutland

Herefordshire

Nottinghamshire


North-West England

Cheshire

Lancashire

Cumbria

North-East England

Northumberland

County Durham

North Yorkshire

East Riding of Yorkshire

West Yorkshire

South Yorkshire

Photo: Chipping Campden, Cotswolds, Gloucestershire

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