7 cosy cottages to book now for April and May

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The Snug (pictured) is one of our favourite cottages for April and May (Sykes)

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With a further easing of lockdown being implemented by the government this week, it means that holidays in England are back on.

Single household overnight stays at self-contained accommodation are allowed once again, and we’re all in dire need of a holiday.

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For those who don’t want to wait until the warmer months, Sykes Holiday Cottages has a glorious selection of cottages that have availability throughout the months of April and May.

From family homes to two-person boltholes, read on to see where to book this spring.

Greenham Cottage in Norton-sub-Hamdon, Somerset

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Plonked in the quaint village of Norton-sub-Hamdon in Somerset, a stay at Greenham Cottage means Ham Hill country park is just on your doorstep and Glastonbury is half an hour away. Ideal for a family holiday, the mid-terrace cottage has two bedrooms (including a twin room) and two bathrooms.

Sleeps: Five

Price: From £1,102 for seven nights | Book here

Stables Cottage in Burwash near Heathfield, East Sussex

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Surrounded by countryside and a private paddock, Stables Cottage sits on the grounds of the owner’s home within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Inside, a Scandi-style abode awaits, with bright and airy rooms and a marble-clad bathroom.

Sleeps: Four

Price: From £1,220 for seven nights | Book here

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Corruna in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire

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Sitting pretty next to the Cotswolds, Corruna is an architecturally stunning property. The interiors have been completely renovated, and there’s an open-plan lounge, cosy dining area and spacious kitchen.

Sleeps: Four

Price: From £1,214 for seven nights | Book here

Kitten Cottage in West Witton, North Yorkshire

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As it’s name suggests, Kitten Cottage is a tiny abode perfect for two (beds are bunk-style so it works for friends and couples). The cottage is located on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, making it a great base to explore the area.

Sleeps: Two

Price: From £318 for seven nights | Book here

The Cider Barn near West Knoyle, Wiltshire

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Nestled on the edge of Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the Dorset border, Cider Barn is a lovely base to explore Stonehenge, Bath and Glastonbury. This barn conversion has exposed beam ceilings, a studio-style living space and a fully-equipped kitchen.

Sleeps: Two

Price: From £491 for seven nights | Book here

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The Snug in Rescorla, Cornwall

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Perched in the Cornish countryside, in the rural hamlet of Rescorla, the Snug is a pretty bolthole for two. The studio space is bright, with a small kitchenette, a comfy lounge and an ornate bed - everything you need for a cosy getaway.

Sleeps: Two

Price: From £388 for seven nights | Book here

Burham Barn in Dousland, Devon

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A small cottage on the south-western slopes of Dartmoor, Burham Barn is a homely spot for your next staycation. Here, there’s an open-plan living space with lofty beamed ceilings, a large bedroom and an ensuite fitted with a tub.

Sleeps: Two

Price: From £438 for seven nights | Book here

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