Airbnb country cottages: 5 cosy weekend getaways

Check out these gorgeous Airbnb country cottages, because an end of the summer holiday is much needed...

Airbnb country cottage in The Cotswolds
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Looking to escape to an Airbnb country cottage? You've had your hot summer holiday. You spent two weeks in the sun and swimming in the sea and now you are back. Tan is already fading, out of office is off, you've spent at least two days drowning in emails and there's not a swim-up bar in sight. 

Sounds like it's time for another holiday no? Thanks to Airbnb it's super easy to book a last minute jaunt to the lovely British countryside, and we've rounded up the best cosy Airbnb country cottages, so you can have a weekend recuperating from your first few days back at work... 

Find out how to become an Airbnb host in our guide – or go to the bottom of this page for a quick lowdown.

1. A garden cabin in the Cotswolds 

How cute are the interiors of this Airbnb country cottage? But as well as all the lovely décor, it's also got a log burning fire, perfect for cosy night's in. This stay is located in the beautiful Cotswolds, so if you can drag yourself away from the fireside, there's loads of countryside to explore and it's just a ten minute walk into the village. Oh and don't worry there's a helipad on the estate too so you don't have to worry about how you are going to get there.  

Sleeps: 2
Price: £85 per night

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2. A super stylish barn in Ledbury 

If there's a few of you wanting to get away, this is perfect for slightly larger parties. Plus it's dog friendly! It's rural, so you get that feeling of escapism, but still only four miles from Ledbury so you can pop into town too. There are some amazing walks right on your doorstep, lots of lovely patio areas to sit out on and you can have tours of the farm! It basically just looks like the ideal family weekend holiday.

Sleeps: 6
Price: £116 per night 

Airbnb country cottage in Ledbury

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3. A cosy country cottage in Wiltshire 

We will start by saying it's got a hot tub. But there is more to it than that, it's an old thatched cottage that's just brimming with character both inside and out. You've got the place all to yourself, and while it's small, it's also super cosy and has everything you need for a weekend getaway to the countryside! The village actually looks like a postcard, all tiny houses and thatched roofs. There is a post office and a shop plus there's a pub ten minutes walk away (always important) in the next village. 

Sleeps: 2
Price: £85 per night

Airbnb country cottage in Wiltshire

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4. A nautical inspired stay in Cornwall

We love Cornwall as an end of summer holiday, and this gorgeous little stay is super affordable for the location too! It's up on the north-west coast in Boscastle. It's situated in the most stunning countryside and there are views looking out over the sea. There is no Wi-Fi in the cottage (how ever will you cope?) but there's loads of books and a collection of black and white movies! How romantic! So get off your phone and just enjoy your stay...

Sleeps: 2
Price: £75 per night 

Airbnb country cottage in Cornwall

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5. A lovely cottage in the Lake District 

This lovely, traditional stone cottage is located in the Langdale Valley, the perfect spot for walking, cycling and exploring the local villages. It's got a gorgeous garden too that has amazing views, so you can just chill on the lawn there if the thought of walking the hills does not appeal. If you are lucky the with the weather, make sure you pack a BBQ too! 

Sleeps: 6
Price: £178 per night 

Airbnb country cottage in The Lake District

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How to become an Airbnb host

Let’s be honest. Holiday travel can be crowded, stressful, and most of all expensive. But you could possibly earn some of that money back with Airbnb. While you’re travelling out of town to visit relatives and friends, why not rent your empty room or home and maybe earn some extra money for the holidays? 

Becoming an Airbnb host is easy and creating a listing is always free. You’ll have the support of fellow hosts and Airbnb’s world-class customer service department to answer your questions along with lots of other tools to help you be successful. Airbnb may even cover your property up to a million dollars per stay in the unlikely event that an incident occurs. Airbnb gives you a chance to earn extra money by putting your unoccupied space to work  this holiday season.  

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