Forget hygge or minimalism, Cottagecore has taken over the this generation’s attention. We’ve compiled the best list of places you should live if you want to live or experience the ultimate Cottagecore lifestyle.

This nostalgic aesthetic is the perfect way to celebrate a more traditional lifestyle that promotes simple living, homemade food and handmade gifts all while embracing the world around you.

We’ve rounded up some of the best places you can visit (or live) to fulfil your cottagecore fantasties.

Mini-House in Vermont

Image of my favourite cottagecore place to live

This small cottage was organically shaped by a group of architects in the 1980s, with a bright, airy and cosy interior that is hand-plastered, sculptural and natural.

This mini home is a truly rare beauty and is the perfect escape from modern life.

Book to stay at this Cosy Vermont Mini-House.

The Berkshires, Massachusetts

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If you want to sneak away for a weekend, or are lucky enough to move their, this charming area is located at the western part of Massachusetts and nothwest Connecticut.

The region is vibrant absolutely stunning.


Image of Cotswolds

The Cotswolds are an area in south-central England where meadows and cottages sit along the rolling hills and countryside.

The area is defined by their bedrock of Jurassic limestone that creates a rare grassland habitat in the UK and their golden Cotswold stone.

Cotswold is perfect for your Cottagecore fantasies as it is predominately rural landscape, stone-built villages, historical towns and gardens.


Image of Annecy

Annecy is the largest city of the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of Southeastern France.

The city is nicknamed the ‘Pearl of French Alps’ for its summer lake, cottages and fantastical atmosphere.

Bourtange Star Fort, Netherlands

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Fort Bourtange is a fort outside of Bourtange, Groningen, Netherlands built by order of Willian the Silent in 1593.

The purpose of this fort was to control the only road between Germany and the city during that was controlled by the Spaniards during the Eighty Years’ War.

The city is full or gardens, foliage, windmills, cottages, and churches.

It’s easy to get lost in the world of technology and modern living, but we can assure you that everyone should take a Cottagecore vacation (r truly escape for real) to a village somewhere remote where you can bake, tend to gardening, and live a simple life.

Don’t forget to check out our blog all about living the ultimate Cottagecore lifestyle.

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