Made just for two, this dog-friendly self-catering cottages offers all the right ingredients to relax and unwind. Lovely walks by day with the use of a hot tub to bubble your aches away afterwards. A great base for exploring the tranquil beautiful Ellen Vale sandwiched between Cockermouth and the Solway Coast, as well as the many attractions of the nearby Lake District. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
The owners of The Hyde describe their hand-crafted treehouse as "an invitation to escape", which gives you an idea of how peaceful it is. Tucked away in a private woodland location near Truro and only a 20-minute stroll from Porthtowan's beach, shop and bars, it is a luxurious place where couples and individuals can relax uninterrupted by distractions. Features include designer bed linen, indoor and outdoor showers, a glass-covered deck with hammocks, and high-quality appliances. Fast WiFi means you can access Netflix and even work if you need to - you may never want to leave!
Peregrine Retreat is a chic holiday lodge in rural Herefordshire. Perfect for couples, it features panoramic views, high-quality furnishings, and a deck with an outdoor spa bath. The self-catering lodge is in Orcop Hill, within walking distance of the village pub and convenient for Hereford, the Wye Valley AONB and the Brecon Beacons National Park. It's a superb choice all year round for anyone who enjoys beautiful walks, fantastic views, outdoor activities, history, delicious food and drink, or a gorgeous setting where you can relax and enjoy the stylish and modern comforts that make it easy to relax, destress and recharge.
Squirrel Bank is situated in a picturesque secluded area of Bowness, a short stroll from the shores of Lake Windermere and within walking distance of the town centre where you will find an array of boutique shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and attractions. The spacious one-bedroom apartment is stylishly decorated and features a private covered outdoor hot tub for that extra touch of luxury. The Lake District is one of the most desirable locations to visit and Squirrel Bank is an ideal setting to enjoy your romantic minimoon, special occasion or relaxing couples retreat. The area is also perfect for a walking or cycling holiday, is great for foodies, will inspire artists and writers, and provides the opportunity to escape into a vast landscape where you feel like the only people on earth.
Whether you've booked a week off in summer or you can only get away for a few days out of the season, Acorns is ideal. The well-presented garden flat has been furnished with couples in mind and features a stylish living room, romantic bedroom and a private garden with an outdoor hot tub. It's within walking distance of the pub and only two miles from Lyme Regis and the UNESCO Jurassic Coast. Bookings are available all year round, with short breaks possible depending on availability.
There are a few key features any romantic holiday needs. The Retreat ticks all of the boxes with a private outdoor hot tub, a pretty brass bed piled high with hotel-quality bed linen, and a peaceful rural location that's within easy reach of towns and beautiful beaches. Spend happy days walking along the South West Coast Path, cycling through the countryside, and dining on delicious local food and drink. The holiday cottage is only two miles from Lyme Regis and within walking distance of a pub. Short breaks are possible outside of peak season, depending on availability.
Cleave Cottage is near Crackington Haven and only 150 metres from the South West Coast Path. The two-bedroom holiday cottage is three hundred years old and sleeps four people in two bedrooms, with space for a travel cot. It's child and pet-friendly, so it is ideal for families but also suits couples who appreciate its peaceful location, lovely views, and well-appointed interiors. Cleave Cottage is available for holidays all year round and has a cosy log burner for warming up after winter walks along the beach.
Pembrokeshire is a fantastic year-round holiday destination. Whether you're escaping for a romantic rural break or looking to keep the kids happily occupied during the school holidays, you'll find plenty for everyone around Stable Cottage. The two-bedroom property is in the rural village of Stepaside, close to Folly Farm and less than three miles from Saundersfoot Bay, the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, and spectacular beaches. It sleeps four people with space for an extra child and is dog friendly. Tenby, Barafundle Bay, Pembroke Castle and Narberth's markets and shops are all within easy reach.
This charming holiday cottage is in the rural village of Stepaside, within walking distance of the village pub and less than three miles from the beautiful Pembrokeshire coast. Stable End Cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms and is ideal for couples and families, including those with a dog. It's within easy reach of Wisemans Bridge, Saundersfoot and Amroth, and only 20 minutes from Tenby. Folly Farm, Pembroke Castle, Narberth Farmers' Markets, and the Blue Lagoon Water Park are just a few of the many attractions within a short drive of the cottage, making it a fantastic choice all year round.
Cedar Cottage is just perfect whether you are a couple looking for a romantic break or a family booking somewhere special for a holiday. Sleeping up to four guests, this beautifully presented holiday home nestles amongst 34 acres of gorgeous Cornish countryside and is a great choice for those who appreciate having excellent facilities on the door step including a swimming pool, bar serving good food and fishing lakes. Part of a collection of holiday homes at St Tinney Farm, Cedar Cottage is within easy reach of the areas popular attractions including Bude, Widemouth Bay, Boscastle and legendary Tintagel.
Stunning lodge set with the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the pretty Warwickshire village of Upper Tysoe. Boasting an outdoor living area with a hot tub, pizza oven and barbeque, a gorgeous bedroom with a super king size bed, sky light for star gazing and two twin bath tubs, and a stylish and contemporary kitchen and living space, Jess' Tree Bach has all the bells and whistles needed for a memorable holiday. Perfect for couples looking for a romantic retreat, or you can even bring the kids who will love the bunk beds and four metre slide which takes them down to the play area below.
If you are looking to treat your loved one or family and friends to something a little bit different, whilst also indulging in a few extra luxurious touches, this quirky lodge is perfect. Tucked away in a tranquil woodland in the pretty village of Upper Tysoe in the Cotswolds AONB, Chicken Shed Lodge provides the perfect rural retreat for anyone looking to recharge their batteries. Relax in the hot tub, star gaze from the geodesic dome or simply sit back in one of the hanging rattan chairs on the wraparound decking as you watch the birds and wildlife. Chicken Shed Lodge sleeps five guests in two gorgeous bedrooms and is available for bookings all year round.
Sleep soundly under the trees without worrying about bugs or your air mattress deflating! Will's Tree House is a luxurious studio-style timber holiday home. It sleeps two adults and two children, with lots of space and beautiful views as well as mod-cons like WiFi, a Smart TV and a fully equipped kitchen. It is one of six charmingly unique holiday properties at Winchcombe Farm in Upper Tysoe, with guests enjoying wonderful walks and bike rides from the door and a location that's convenient for favourite Cotswold attractions as well as Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwick and Oxford. Depending on availability, short breaks are available all year round.
Relax in style and luxury, safe in the knowledge that the surrounding landscape and world is being protected when you stay at Brecon View Eco Village. This charming one-bedroom holiday lodge is on the western edge of the Brecon Beacons, within easy reach of the Black Mountains, Waterfall Country and the Gower AONB. It is part of the exclusive Brecon View Eco Village and features a private hot tub and sauna. The stylish lodge is ideal for couples and solo travellers but also suits friends thanks to zip and link beds that can be turned from a king into twin beds. Walking, cycling, golf, fishing, and so much more are on the doorstep, waiting for you to discover why the Brecon Beacons is a favourite holiday destination for anyone who loves incredible views.
Picture yourself soaking under the stars before tucking yourself into bed in this charming glamping holiday cottage. The Cider Shack has been handcrafted to suit its location between Hereford and Abergavenny, making the most of fantastic views of the Black Mountains, Skirrid and Sugarloaf. It's ideal for couples or solo holiday makers who enjoy walking, cycling or mountain biking as it has direct access to a fantastic landscape and is within easy reach of the Wye Valley and the Brecon Beacons National Park. The property is on the family-run Penylan Farm, where they make the award-winning Ty Gwyn cider.
The Brecon Beacons, the Black Mountains and Sugarloaf are all on your doorstep when staying at Yarlington Dairy. It's a charming holiday cottage at Penylan Farm near Pontrilas in between Hereford and Abergavenny with space for one or two people and up to two dogs. The owners run the award-winning Ty Gwyn Cider with a cider shop and bar on site. The views are incredible in all seasons, and it's popular with walkers, cyclists, mountain bikers, castle lovers and foodies.
The Old Hayloft is one of two beautifully presented modern holiday homes offered by Two Moors Way Holiday Cottages. Self-contained, The Old Hayloft offers guests a good degree of privacy and is just a mile from the Devonshire village of Witheridge. Formerly a farm, the owners have lovingly worked on the surrounding land by planting wildflower meadows and trees, to offer a tranquil countryside retreat with hot tub for added luxury. The local pub is within walking distance, as are shops and cafes. Whether you stay put and enjoy the amazing views and hot tub or get out and about exploring Exmoor, Dartmoor and gorgeous beaches like Croyde and Saunton Sands, this stylish holiday rental is perfect for solo travellers, couples and small families with one bedroom and a sofa bed.
Malt Cottage sleeps four and is perfect for those looking to explore the north coast of Cornwall, enjoy lazy days on the beach, cycle the Camel Trail and sample the fantastic selection of fine dining restaurants and pubs on the doorstep. Perfectly placed in the harbour town of Padstow, you can enjoy everything on the doorstep and sea air in abundance.
Mary Dann is an excellent choice for couples (and small families) who want to stay right in the heart of the popular coastal town of Padstow on Cornwall's stunning north coast. Stroll out in the morning for your paper and freshly baked bread to enjoy on the patio, spend your days walking the coastal path, visiting the areas many attractions or relaxing on the beach; and by night, enjoy gastro dining in top quality restaurants or a more casual supper and a Cornish pint in one of the pubs. One dog welcome.
A stylish first floor self-catering apartment right in the heart of the popular seaside town of Padstow in North Cornwall. Enjoy fine dining restaurants, pubs, cafes and a great choice of shops on the doorstep; stunning beaches for lazy days; miles of coastal walks and cycling the Camel Trail. Perfect for couples wanting to getaway for some sea, relaxation and gastro indulgence.