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Chasing a little white ball into a little white hole is popular all over the UK. But most log cabins are built in super scenery, so a local game of golf is a good bet for making the most of it. From a pitch and putt on site to a championship golf course nearby the log cabin locations below will make it easy for you to treat yourself to some golf time.

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Worth Hideaway 2

Worth, Kent, South of England

Worth Hideaway From £666 Availability

As secluded romantic hideaways go, they don’t get much better than Worth Hideaway. Nestled amongst lush Kent countryside, on the doorstep of the picturesque village of Worth, Worth Hideaway is an idyllic, rural retreat. This pretty village boasts fine period houses, an historic church with Norman origins, two charming pubs and a delightful duck pond. Nearby, you can enjoy the historic town of Sandwich and a little further away, you can visit the former fishing, mining and garrison coastal town of Deal. The famous Royal St George’s Golf Club of Sandwich is due to host the 2021 Open Championship.

Worth Hideaway lives up to its dreamy name. It really is like a secret hideaway where you can enjoy absolute peace and quiet and a world of private spaces. As you stroll down the garden path, passing the pond and the inviting hammock, crossing the lawns with the two deckchairs waiting, you will realise that this holiday retreat offers something special. The barn is beautiful inside and out, your romantic holiday haven.

Beautiful doors open to your heavenly open plan living space. Nods to the past such as the beautifully restored beams add character and warmth to this luxurious pad. Light floods the space and the pale oak floor spreads throughout. A trendy, contemporary kitchen provides everything you need for a self-catering break and a quality deep leather sofa and a comfortable armchair sit in front of the cosy woodburner. Huge picture windows and doors look out to the lush lawns and woodlands. A local artist’s serene seascapes decorate the walls, adding to the sense of peace. You can dine in the intimate dining corner or alfresco on the patio as you watch the sun go down and listen to the birdsong.

Your dreamy bedroom offers a super king bed and luxury linens as well as gorgeous garden views. Your immaculate ensuite bathroom enjoys delightful Amtico flooring, a shower and a lovely bath where you can soak and count your blessings.

If you can bear to leave this little piece of paradise, you can venture beyond the lawns and pond to discover the charms of the village and the treats of medieval Sandwich.

The lovely village of Worth is set amidst orchards and fields in the gorgeous Kent countryside. It enjoys a central conservation area arranged around the village duck pond which formerly marked the end of a navigable creek. The village’s historic church, St Peter and St, Paul has Norman origins, unusual wooden shingles on the tower and a roof resembling an upturned boat. The two village pubs include the award winning St Crispin Inn and the playing field frequently hosts village cricket matches and events.

Sandwich offers much historical interest. It is one of the Cinque Ports though now the town is two miles from the sea. It still has many original medieval buildings. The Sandwich Guildhall Museum dates from Elizabethan times and boasts artefacts dating from the 13th century. Monk’s Wall Nature Reserve and a bird observatory can be found at Sandwich Bay. Close by, the White Mill Rural Heritage Centre, built in 1760, exhibits a fascination collection of farming and craft tools plus a complete wheelwright’s workshop and a blacksmith’s workshop and forge.

Deal is a charming town with splendid architecture, a wonderful shingle beach, an excellent range of independent shops, 2 weekly markets, 2 castles, a pier, 3 museums and some outstanding restaurants. Deal is a former fishing, mining and garrison town with history closely linked to the anchorage in the Downs. You can explore the lovely shops and cafes or take the coastal cycle path to Kingsdown via the historic Deal castle. Deal’s Maritime and Local History Museum portrays the fascinating changing history of Deal, Walmer and the surrounding area. There is an interesting collection of boats including the 1891 Saxon King. The Timeball Tower Museum also explores and explains the nautical history of Deal. The Kent Museum of Moving Image is a not-for-profit museum that explores the deep history of the moving image from the days of candlelit magic lantern performances and hand-painted slides through to the modern cinema.

Deal is very close to Walmer, a possible location for Julius Ceasar’s first arrival. You can explore more than eight acres of award-winning gardens in the grounds of the picturesque Walmer Castle. It was once a Tudor artillery fortress that became a stately home for the Lords Warden of the Cinque Ports, including the Iron Duke of Wellington. The formal and informal gardens are a delight with herbaceous borders, vivid colourful planting, an impressive cloud hedge, a kitchen garden, wild flower meadows, shaded woodland, a sunken glen and the glorious Queen Mother’s garden.

Eye Lodge II 2

Eye, Suffolk, East of England

Eye Lodge II From £709 Availability

A romantic break in the gorgeous Suffolk countryside doesn’t get much better than one at Eye Lodge II. This splendid, contemporary lodge offers absolute peace and quiet with fabulous woodland and country views. It is sumptuous, modern living with carefully chosen touches that will delight. Eye Lodge II is situated in a two and a half acre private wooded which guests are welcome to enjoy. It also offers its own private garden with fabulous uninterruped views. You have the best of both worlds when staying at the lodge. You can explore miles of rolling Suffolk countryside sprinkled with quaint little villages or you can head to the dramatic and beautiful Suffolk Heritage Coast and enjoy the fabulous seaside towns and villages of Southwold, Walberswick, Aldeburgh and Thorpeness. Suffolk offers nature at its very best with many havens for wildlife that you can visit. The lodge is also close to the pretty, characterful towns of Framlington and Halesworth for shopping and excellent gourmet restaurants.

Serenity is a given at Eye Lodge II. Just think of cosy evenings in front of the wood burning stove, stretching out on the luxurious, plush sofas or dining alfresco to the sound of birdsong or watching the night stars. Or you could open a chilled bottle of fizz and take a glass while you laze in the gorgeous freestanding bath. Utter bliss!

Throughout Eye Lodge II, elegant light oak sets the tone. Stylish, quality oak floors flow beautifully throughout and the doors and countertops echo the style. In the living room, ruby red colour pops brighten the neutral tones making you feel warm and comfortable. The shaker-style kitchen will delight the chef and you can either dine inside in the open plan kitchen diner or outside under the charming arbour, on the intimate patio for two.

In your bedroom, you will be met with yet more elegance and hotel quality linens adorning your king-size bed. The deepest of sleeps is very likely in such luxury. Your bathroom offers a very spacious shower as well as your deep, roomy bath. You will want to linger for sure.

Eye Lodge II is a tranquil, private retreat, so idyllic for that special break away. Should you want to share this rural retreat, Oliver’s Travels does feature Eye Lodge I which offers two bedrooms.

Eye Lodge II is situated on a gorgeous two and a half acre private estate in the Suffolk countryside. It is 7 miles form Framlington which boasts an ancient castle as well as excellent independent shops, cafes and restaurants. Framlington Castle is a wonderful place for a picnic. Entrance includes access to Lanman Trust’s Museum of local history as well. Displays illustrate the power struggles between monarchs and the Lords of Framlington over the ages and the tragic stories of famous family members Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard. The Mere, the castle’s outer courts and walls offer spectacular countryside views and some wonderful kite flying opportunities.

Halesworth is another of Suffolk’s very pretty market towns. It is less than 10 miles from the coast. Many of the town’s buildings date back to the sixteenth century. It is wonderful for an afternoon tea stop.

Bressingham is another popular spot. The Bressingham Steam Museum and Gardens boasts a collection of working locomotives that will take you around the magnificent gardens and woodland. A trip to the locomotive sheds brings the power of the mighty steam engineering up close. Bressingham has been the official home to the Dads Army Appreciation Society’s collection since 2000 so any of you Dads Army fans know where to head!

The quaint village of Aldeburgh is famous for its connection with the composer Benjamin Britten. It boasts a stunning ‘Scallop’ sculpture on the beach which is 4 metres high and is inscribed with the words ‘I hear those voices that will not be drowned’ from Britten’s famous opera Grimes. There is an annual Aldeburgh Festival which takes place in June and was originally founded by Benjamin Brittan. He was actually born in nearby Lowestoft but spent the last 30+ years of his live living in Aldeburgh. You can visit The Red House where he stayed for a glimpse of his life. Visitors can buy the freshest of catches at the fisherman’s huts on the beach for your alfresco supper or visit the numerous art galleries. The architecture of Aldeburgh is lovely. It is such a pretty place.

Just along the coast, Thorpeness is a magical, mystical village where you will find The Meare, an artificially created, Peter Pan themed boating lake. The landings and tiny islands have Peter Pan names such as  ‘The Pirate’s Lair’ and ‘Wendy’s Island’. Visitors can hire rowing boats and enjoy family rowing on the water. Thorpeness Golf Club is regarded as one of Suffolk’s finest with 18 holes and par 70, just a stone’s throw from the beach.

There are few seaside towns quite so quintessentially British as Southwold. Instagram worthy, pastel painted beach huts line the promenade and the sandy beach is gorgeous. The iconic pier was refurbished and is lined with classy shops, eateries and amusements.  Southwold is home to the famous Adnams Brewery with its brewing rooms set just behind the High Street, adjacent to the town’s iconic lighthouse which you can visit. You can cross the River Blyth to Walberswick, exploring the trackbed of the old Southwold Railway and returning on the little ferry if you want a change for the return. Over a thousand acres of heath and marshland around Walberswick are protected as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Walberswick offers tea rooms, restaurants, two pubs, an art gallery, village shops and some charming craft and gift shops. Fresh fish can be bought from the harbour huts and crabbing is very popular for children by the harbour. Walberswick used to host the annual British Open Crabbing Championship, raising funds for good causes.

Barrow Barn 4

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, East of England

Barrow Barn From £874 Availability

Two couples or a small family will be in heaven at this gorgeous rural retreat. It is surrounded by glorious, unspoilt Suffolk countryside, all waiting to be explored. The delightful Barrow Barn is a former cart lodge which has been transformed with brilliant design and style into a very comfortable, luxurious holiday home. Set in 15 acres of private woodland, you could not hope for somewhere more beautiful and tranquil. The delightful Suffolk village of Barrow is on the doorstep with its two pubs. The Weeping Willow pub is absolutely fantastic with roaring log fires and upmarket indoor and outdoor seating. The food is delicious. Barrow is eight miles west of the cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds.

Guests will totally relax in this wonderful rural location. The renovations are seriously impressive with quirky upside down living to enjoy the fabulous countryside views. The open plan living area enjoys its characterful pitched roof and painted beams. With huge French doors opening to a gorgeous balcony and numerous velux windows, the living space is bright and airy. A cosy wood burning stove is perfect for chilly evenings and atmosphere. It rests against a feature panelled wall with blue accents. The modern kitchen offers shaker style cabinetry and outstanding appliances, perfect for a self-catering break. A delightful shelf arrangement matches the blue tones of the feature fire wall.

One of the two exceptional bedroom suites is also located on the first floor. In wonderful country style, it boasts a king-size bed, a beautifully tiled bathroom with a deep bath as well as a shower and a lovely furnished balcony where you can enjoy the panoramic views. The second bedroom, on the ground floor, is also a delight with a king-size bed and a gorgeous en-suite shower room. The trendy metro tiles are in a gorgeous sage green shade.

You may be tempted to stay put in this rural idyll though The Weeping Willow will surely tempt you with its delicious food and Bury St Edmunds has many treats in store for you. You never know, may even get to watch some horseracing at Newmarket!

Barrow is a very pretty village and boasts the gastropub, The Weeping Willow. The meaning of the village name is grove, wood or hill, which is exactly right. A circular walk around the village is known as ‘walking around Crattle’, named after its main feature, Crattle Hill. The small hamlet of Burthorpe Green is attached to Barrow.  

Bury St Edmunds is a very attractive cathedral town, surrounded by countryside and with 1000 years of history to explore. It offers award-winning restaurants, wonderful shopping, beautiful parks, the magnificent St Edmundsbury Cathedral and a delightful theatre. There are many festivals and events. The Christmas market is particularly popular. The cathedral originates from the 11th century and was rebuilt in the 12th and 16th centuries as a parish church. It became a cathedral in 1914. The Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds was built in 1819. A Grade I listed playhouse, it is the only surviving example of a Regency theatre in the UK. It has been fully restored and provides visitors with a unique theatrical experience. The Abbey Gardens are situated on the site of a former Benedictine Abbey and once a powerhouse of medieval England. With 14 acres of rolling hills, sculptured flower beds and historical ruins, it is a lovely spot. There is also a children’s play area, mini golf, an aviary and a sensory garden. Visitors enjoy Walk, Talk and Tasting Tours at Greene King Brewery. Based in ancient buildings, visitors can find out how the local beers are made and taste them and a delicious beer-based condiment range of chutneys, mustards and marmalades.

Barrow Barn is situated between Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket. Newmarket is generally considered to be the birthplace and global centre of thoroughbred horse racing. It is the largest racehorse training centre in Britain, the largest racehorse breeding centre in the country and home to most major British horseracing institutions. There are two Classic races and three British Champions Series held each year. There are over fifty horse training stables, two large racetracks, the Rowley Mile and the July Course. The National Horse Racing Museum is an interesting visit. It tells the story of horse racing from its royal origins to Lester Piggot, Frankie Dettori and other current stars.

The Thetford Forest offers 18,730 hectares to explore, a patchwork of pines, heathland and broadleaves. It is a welcome refuge for a rich variety of animal and plant life. Attractions in the forest include High Lidge with its exciting high ropes adventures, Mildenhall Warren and Lynford Arboretum.

Elizabethan Manor 14

Pulborough, West Sussex, South of England

Elizabethan Manor From £8007 Availability

The stunning Grade II listed Elizabethan Manor is exquisitely nestled in the ancient Village of Pulborough, West Sussex. Sophisticated and unique, this recently refurbished manor beautifully blends medieval features with a chic and confident design. Guests can expect a wonderful fusion of old and new; period features are dotted around the home with modern finishes. It feels more like a boutique hotel than a historic home. The house has an aura of seclusion and intimacy, with its welcoming interior, walled gardens, grass tennis court and heated private swimming pool. For those in search of an exciting day out Goodwood, Arundel Castle, the market town of Petworth or the South Down National Park are all within easy reach. The Manor was built in 1252, has the “oldest dovecote in Europe” and the largest tudor inglenook in the country. The interior is glorious; the ground floor is adorned with dark oak, working fireplace, exquisite paintings, antiques and the pièce de résistance –the medieval windows in the kitchen. The stylish fitted kitchen has been thoughtfully designed with antique and modern cabinetry, grey marble top surfaces and Aga– perfect for whipping up a feast. The spacious dining room and drawing room share a remarkable stone fireplace, opulent chandelier, and views into the walled garden and BBQ terrace. There is a further living room and snug located on the ground floor proving ample space and privacy for all.

The first floor consists of two double bedrooms with en-suites and two further double bedrooms which share a stunning family bathroom with copper roll-top bath. The master bedroom located is in a separate wing of the property, with a king-size bed, spiral staircase and en-suite bathroom boasting a cooper roll-top bath in the eaves of the house. The second floor boast two further bedrooms which are ideal for teenager with a shared family bathroom. 

Outside guests have 1.4 acres of grounds to relax in. You can soak up the sun from the terrace, take a refreshing dip in the heated pool or enjoy a game of tennis on the grass court. The immediate countryside is lovely, providing a rich mix of activities, marvellous walks, riding and golf.

Many visitors are attracted by the graceful atmosphere and momentous associations of the area. There are many nearby attractions including historic houses to visit such as Petworth House, Parham House and Arundel Castles. Goodwood and Cowdray Estate are within easy reach for special events. While the beautiful Sussex coastline can be reached in less than 40-minutes, the beaches of West Wittering and Bognor Regis are ideal for families, while hugely popular Brighton with its trendy eateries and famous shopping in the “Lanes”, is less than an hour away.

The Elizabethan Manor is both an idealistic weekend retreat for those wishing to escape from the hustle and bustle of London, and a perfect base for an active mini break.

Elizabethan Manor possesses a unique charm and homeliness. Located on the outskirts of the National Park, its catchment area is superb, with accessible transport links and stunning surroundings. There are plenty of local family-run public houses, with beer gardens and beautiful views of the South Downs. It is also located near idyllic Petworth, home to The Hungry Guest cafe and farm shop and houses many quaint antique shops. Arundel is also within close proximity and boasts a beautiful castle, oozing with charm and having plenty of restaurants: Italian, Chinese and British. Also located in West Sussex is Goodwood, renowned for both its car and horse races and makes for a great day out. They host events such as the Goodwood Revival, Festival of Speed and have a restaurant called Farmer Butcher Chef, which serves superb food as well as a gorgeous sculpture park with an eclectic mix of stunning exhibits. In terms of walks, you are close to both the South Downs and West Wittering beach, both of which are immensely picturesque. Recommended Attractions:
*Please see the "kids" tab for child-focused suggestions. Arundel Castle
Magnificent castle, open between April and November.
Petworth House & Park
Petworth House features the finest art collection in the care of the National Trust.
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/petworth-house-and-park Nymans
Romantic house with extensive and beautifully-maintained gardens.
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nymans Goodwood House
Beautiful house, home to the Dukes of Richmond for centuries. Open most Sundays & Mondays between March and October for tours, make sure you book in advance.
https://www.goodwood.com/ Goodwood Racecourse
The most beautiful racecourse in the world.
https://www.goodwood.com/horseracing/ South Downs National Park
England's newest National Park.
https://www.southdowns.gov.uk/ Cissbury Ring
The most historic hill on the South Downs.
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/cissbury-ring Devil's Dyke
A famous beauty spot on the South Downs.
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/devils-dyke West Wittering Beach
Unspoilt, family-friendly beach.

Almond Barn 12

Chichester, West Sussex, South of England

Almond Barn From £9783 Availability

Almond Barn holds a wonderful location within beautiful West Sussex, in easy reaching distance of a huge variety of popular destinations, including Bosham, Chichester and West Wittering. Set in the quiet village of Nutbourne, guests will enjoy a relaxing stay, while helpful amenities, including shops and restaurants, are just minutes away.

The contemporary Scandi-style barn is totally unique and offers those fortunate enough to enjoy a stay here a one-of-a-kind holiday home, ideal for those in search of a truly luxurious break! The newly-built home can comfortably accommodate up to twelve guests across its five beautifully-appointed bedrooms. On the ground floor is the main living accommodation, which offers plenty of space, ideal for socialising. The space comprises of an impressive, open-plan living and dining area as well as a luxury kitchen complete with a sub-zero fridge freezer, a boiling water tap and Gaggenau appliances, it truly is a chef’s dream! In the evenings, retreat to the snug area and enjoy a laidback movie nights after action-packed days on the beach. Also on this level is the first of the bedrooms, a king-size double room, which can be set up as a twin on request, and boasts en-suite facilities. Upstairs, are the remaining four bedrooms, a super-king master with its very own en-suite shower room as well as two doubles and a twin room which share the use of a stylish family bathroom.

The real wow factor can be found outside at the luxury outdoor entertaining area which boasts a fabulous Hydro Pool, gas fire pit and barbecue, there is no better spot for al fresco dining during the Summer months! The children will enjoy playing games on the lawn while the play area complete with trampoline and swings will keep them entertained for hours. For any nature enthusiasts, herons like to fish in the stream adjacent to the garden while a beautiful barn owl often visits the back field.

Almond Barn holds an excellent location, situated between the villages of Nutbourne and Southbourne, where a handful of helpful amenities including restaurants and a Tesco Express can be found. Nearby, the coastal village of Bosham, with its quaint tearooms and boutique shopping, is less than a 10-minute drive away.

For those in search of a wider variety of attractions and amenities, the cathedral city of Chichester is under a 15-minute drive away and makes a wonderful day out for the whole family. Goodwood is less than 20-minutes away and is a must-visit for any motor sport fans or keen golfers with its two fantastic 18-hole courses. Further afield, Portsmouth with its excellent shopping at Gunwharf Quays is less than 20-minutes from the house, while the city of Winchester, with its world-class attractions and architecture, excellent shopping and fabulous dining, is under 50-minutes away. Finally, for the beach bums, West Wittering beach is just a 20-minute car journey away.

Bexhill Country Manor 14

Bexhill, East Sussex, South of England

Bexhill Country Manor From £6773 Availability

Bexhill Country Manor holds an excellent location, situated on the outskirts of the popular coastal town of Bexhill-on-Sea, and less than twenty-minutes from the neighbouring towns of Eastbourne and Hastings. While guests will enjoy a tranquil stay in a semi-rural position, a wide variety of family-friendly attractions and amenities can be found just minutes away making this an ideal setting for an East Sussex escape.

The Grade II Listed Manor House boasts endless charm and character, with plenty of space for the whole group to socialise, the home is perfect for reunions or special family occasions. On the ground floor is the main living accommodation which comprises of a drawing room, cosy sitting room, formal dining room and a farmhouse-style kitchen fully equipped with an AGA and all the tools you could possibly need to create a delicious meal! Bexhill Country Manor can comfortably accommodate up to fourteen guests across its six beautifully appointed bedrooms, four of which boast either a king or double bed, while one is a twin, ideal for siblings or friends to share. The six bedrooms share the use of three family bathrooms.

Outside, there is plenty of space for games on the lawn, while the patio makes the ideal spot for a relaxing sundowner in the evening. On request and for an additional charge, the owners can arrange for a hot tub to be hired for your stay – heaven!

Bexhill Country Manor is situated in a semi-rural position, set on the outskirts of the seaside town of Bexhill-on-Sea. The closest amenities, including restaurants and a Tesco Express, can be found in the area of Little Common, just a 2-minute car journey away. A wider selection of shops and restaurants can be found in the centre of Bexhill, less than a 10-minute drive away. The closest beach, Cooden, is just a 5-minute car journey away or alternatively, 35-40 minutes away on foot.

For those looking to further explore East Sussex and the surrounding area, the larger towns of Eastbourne and Hastings are both just a 20-minute drive away. Hastings boasts a huge selection of family-friendly attractions, including Hastings Castle, Smugglers Adventure, Blue Reef Aquarium and Adventure Golf courses, as well as its artsy and happening Old Town with independent eateries and excellent boutique shopping. Further afield and for any history enthusiasts, Battle Abbey is less than a 20-minute car journey away, while Bodiam and Scotney Castles are both within a 40-minute journey. The medieval town of Rye is one of England’s best kept secrets, bursting with charm and character, it is just 40-minutes away and is well-worth a visit!

The Breakers Beach House 11

Kent, Kent, South of England

The Breakers Beach House From £4235 Availability

Welcome to the unique and exceptional The Breakers Beach House on the charming Kent Coast. Comfortably sitting on one of the most sought-after private roads in Sandgate, with direct beach access and a view of France on a sunny day! This astonishing treasure is the ideal seaside getaway offering a fun, friendly atmosphere with heaps of style. It is only 5 minutes away from the local gastropubs and is within an easy reach of Sandgate Village and Folkestone Harbour.

The Breakers is a beautiful home to explore all the joys of Kent. The engaging interiors feature an imaginative and thoughtful design, with an astonishing mural by Kent artist Oliver Trowell, ceiling lighting depicting a shooting star and beautiful sculptures and artwork throughout. The house is bright and light, making it ideal for summer stays. Whilst also offering homely furnishings and a toasty wood burner for winter months.

On entering the beach house, you are greeted by an enchanting display of maritime objects and paintings, reflecting the history of the local area and owners. This leads to the stylish living room with a dining table for 4, kitchen, comfortable seating, and large TV. The large ground floor windows illuminate the space allowing for a stunning uninterrupted panoramic sea view. Not to mention, the room also plays host to an extraordinary mural, Greek columns, and sculptures. There is a double bedroom with a chic bathroom boasting a Jacuzzi bathtub. The laundry room is also located on the ground floor. This is a flexible space that works well as a self-contained apartment if required.

The first floor has an appealing layout with a large master bedroom with an ensuite bathroom and private balcony, which is the perfect spot to take full advantage of the picturesque views. There is a modern, well-equipped kitchen, cosy seating area with wood burner along with two tables for entertaining. Creating ample space for groups or celebratory occasion. The living room balcony is the real showstopper. It benefits from superb far-reaching, elevated views over the sea, with additional seating and a BBQ.

The second floor is accessible via a spiral staircase and consists of one bedroom with a zip and link bed that can be set up as a double or twin bedroom. There is also an additional trundle bed available. For a touch of luxury, the ensuite bathroom offers a large roll-top bathtub.
Outside you will feel totally spoilt, the beach house has a wonderful terrace and pergola, which is perfectly positioned directly overlooking the sea—making it the ideal spot to watch the sunrise, enjoy a sundowner or share a delicious BBQ with friends. The beach itself is a pebbly, quite beach with long views over the channel, leading into the village of Sandgate. Shopaholics will love exploring the high street filled with shops selling antiques and collectables, along with a variety of pubs, restaurants, and cafes. A short walk along the coast path will bring you to the popular town of Folkestone. Stroll the cobbled street of Folkerstone’s Creative quarter, enjoy some outstanding food at the harbour or visit the popular Lower Leas Costal Park. The town also plays host to the unmissable Folkestone Triennial showcasing the best that the arts have to offer! The Breakers is especially great for families. Together you can enjoy exploring local attractions and historical sites like Dover Castle, South Foreland Lighthouse and Battle of Britain Museum. And if that was not enough, there are the charming nearby villages and the seaside town of Rye, Camber, Dungeness, St Margaret’s Bay, Deal, Sandwich Broadstairs and Whitstable to discover - all offering a selection of shops, galleries, a cinema and restaurants. The Breakers is the perfect seaside escape offering an exceptional stay to remember.

The Breaker is charmingly situated on Sandgate Beach, Folkestone. A quite beach with easy access to a wealth of lovely restaurants, pubs, and antique shops in the small village. The world famous St George’s Golf Club, the host to the 149th Open Championship is also within easy reach. Wine lovers would also enjoy a trip to Tilingham a local vineyard offering a select of natural wine and seasonal food. Guest can enjoy a leisurely stroll along the coastal path to Sandgate or toward Folkestone Beach and Harbour. The harbour has recently been renovated with lovely restaurants such as Rocksalt, Smokehouse and Chummys Seafood Stall. The iconic White Cliffs of Dover and South Foreland Lighthouse are situated a little further along the coast. History buffs can enjoy a trip to the Canterbury Cathedral, Battle of Britain memorial or Battle of Britain Museum, which boast a WWII German bomber. For a more immersive Spitfire plane are available to fly from Lydd Airport. You can fly along the White Cliffs of Dover for the original Battle of Britain Experience! From Dover’s white cliffs to the magnificent Canterbury cathedral to the new Turner Gallery there’s so much to see and do in Kent. Shop on cobbled streets in Rye, experience safari adventures at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, taste wines at Biddenden Vineyards, admire brightly-coloured orchards and beautiful countryside driving through picture card villages or visit impressive Bodiam or Leeds Castle.

Hythe has a lovely high street with plenty of antiques, small shops and restaurants. Folkestone’s Creative Quarter is a hive of arty activity with galleries galore. Folkestone Leas nature park overlooks the ocean and perfectly complements dinner at the Grand Hotel. Dungeness Nature Reserve is fascinating with fishermen’s huts and the largest expanse of shingle in Europe - a haven for wildlife spotters. Dymchurch Railway is a 15" gauge main-line in miniature, with operating steam and diesel hauled trains. France is only an hour away with the Eurotunnel.

For rainy days and retail therapy, Ashford has a large outlet centre next to the International train station. There are several golf courses nearby such as Littlestone Warren (British open qualify rounds), Lydd, Hythe Imperial or Sene Valley. Foodies are recommended food at the following restaurant, Rock Salt Folkstone, Folkstone Wine Company, The Wife of Bath, The Five Bell Inns, The Pig at Bridge Place, Fordwich Arms, Restaurant at Port Lympne, Hide and Fox, The Randor Arms and the Bistro at Lympne Castle.

Oak Tree Cottage 8

Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland

Oak Tree Cottage From £3060 Availability

Nestled just outside Dunkeld Perthshire with extraordinary views overlooking the delightful wooded Birnam Hill, lies the newly built Oak Tree Cottage. Charming and humble, the cottage beautifully has an aura of seclusion and intimacy whilst still being a mere 5 minutes drive to the historic town of Dunkeld.

Recently built, this country cottage has been designed with beautiful craftsmanship and modern sensibility at its heart. Guests can expect a wonderful blend of modern and traditional material; handcrafted wood features are dotted around the home, including a stunning feature staircase, contemporary finishes and heaps of technology.

The interior is glorious.  The ground floor is adorned with a magnificent staircase, hand-painted wall artwork, antique furniture, and welcoming touches throughout – The open plan dining and living room offer the ideal space for socialising with amble inviting and comfortable seating for the family. The ground floor also offers a bedroom with King-size or two single beds, a family bathroom and a cosy snug to relax in at the front of the house. While the kitchen has French Walnut cabinetry, black and grey granite top surfaces, and is fully equipped – perfect for whipping up a feast.

The spacious open plan room has two large sliding doors opening directly onto the polished stone terrace with outside seating for ten people, a BBQ and a firepit. The terrace is the spot to take full advantage of the picturesque views.

The first floor consists of the master bedroom with a super king-size bed and en-suite bathroom. There is also an additional third bedroom with a super king bed and one single bed, which can also be set up as three singles with an en suite bathroom. All bedrooms offer the flexibility to be set up as king beds or single beds.

Outside, guests can soak up the stunning views from the terrace, take a refreshing dip in the hot tub or let the kids enjoy the outdoor climbing frame. The immediate countryside is lovely, providing a rich mix of activities, marvellous walks, riding, fishing and golf at one of the nearby course.

Many visitors are attracted by the elegant atmosphere and significant associations of the area. There are many nearby attractions, including Scone Palace, Gleneagles or more locally, the oak woods on the lower slopes of Birnam Hill, as mentioned in Shakespeare's Macbeth. This is also a remarkable spot to marvel at views over Dunkeld, Birnam and Strath Tay. Making it a fantastic choice for any family holiday.

Pond House 10

Oxfordshire, Heart of England

Pond House From £4569 Availability

Welcome to your perfect country getaway. Sitting snug in the charming and gentle Kindmore End by the picturesque village duck pond with willow tree. The red brick house is ideal for a family holiday, surrounded by a spacious lawn with kids climbing frame, trampoline and walled orchard with mature fruit trees bearing apples, pears, and plums. The local pub is a short 2-minute stroll from the house, perfect for an easy Sunday lunch.

Recently refurbished, Pond House offers a sophisticated interior. Guests can expect a wonderful blend of old and new; period features are dotted around the home with contemporary finishes and heaps of technology.

The welcoming home has a calming interior. The ground floor is adorned with wooden floors, wood burning stoves, comfortable furniture, and a neutral and relaxing colour palette. The modern fitted kitchen is an engaging space, perfect for casual breakfast. Large glass door opens directly onto the stone terrace that beautifully wraps around the back of the property. The terrace is the spot to take full advantage of the picturesque garden and enjoy a BBQ.

There is a smart and comfortable living room, running the full length of the property with a piano. The adjoining cinema room in sumptuous dark tones with cosy velvet seating is prefect on cold winter evenings. A study with laptop friendly workspace, family room and utility room are also located on the ground floor.

The first floor consists of five bedrooms, the master bedroom with a super king-size bed and en-suite bathroom, two bedrooms with double beds, a quad room with two bunk bed and a baby bedroom with cot.
Outside guests can soak up the stunning views from the terrace enjoy a BBQ or play a game of football on the lawn.

The immediate countryside is lovely, providing a rich mix of activities, marvellous walks, riding, and wild swimming in the Thames. There are many nearby attractions including historic houses to visit such as Basildon Park, Greys Court Nuffield Place and Henley-on-Thames.
Pond House is both an idealistic weekend retreat for those wishing to escape from the hustle and bustle of London, and a perfect base for a country mini break.

At Pond House you are ideally located to explore the historic villages and towns surrounding Reading and Oxford. There is plenty to keep eceryone busy, with beautiful walks by the River Thames, golf at one of the many local course or a visit to the Reading Abbey Ruins. Not to mention the countless wonderful gastro pubs. For those in search of something extra special, Ascot and Windsor racecourses and the Henley Royal Regatta, all of which are guaranteed to provide an unforgettable day’s entertainment!

Windsor Castle, a beautiful and historic castle, most of which is open to the public – a perfect day out for all ages! Enjoy the vast and striking rooms, hung with tapestries and coats of arms, and the beautiful grounds, with fantastic views! For an even more relaxing day, the fantastic course at Wentworth Golf club is nearby. The lovely town of Marlow is brimming with independent and fascinating shops and boutiques, as well as lots of cafés, bars and restaurants. The village of Bray is a must visit for food lovers, home to two Michelin star restaurants, firstly the Roux brothers’ ‘Waterside Inn’ and, secondly, and Heston Blumenthal’s ‘The Fat Duck’ – both well worth a try!

Lavender Farmhouse 10

Oxfordshire, Heart of England

Lavender Farmhouse From £10049 Availability

Perfectly positioned towards the edge of the village in the Cotswold countryside lies the Lavender Farmhouse. The 12.5 acres Farmhouse offers plenty of space and seclusion in a conservation area. Offering a relaxed and friendly atmosphere with an abundance of actives to enjoy onsite, whilst still being just a short drive from Oxford, Soho Farmhouse and the market towns of Banbury and Bicester. Ideal for any summer family getaway, this shabby chic home boast an eclectic and comfortable interior. Built from the iconic Cotswold Stone and including exposed beams, oak floors, and a slate roof. The accommodation is arranged on a single storey around an attractive courtyard in a classic ‘U’ shape ideal for family living and entertaining. All rooms face out to the pretty courtyard garden designed by garden designer Louise Bowman-Shaw. Character filled; the heart of the house really delivers. The modern farmhouse kitchen has azure blue wooden cabinetry, wooden top surfaces, and a tiled flooring throughout – perfect for whipping up a feast. Doors open directly onto the stone terrace courtyard that beautifully fills the centre of the property. The suntrap courtyard provides outside dining for eight. The kitchen leads onto the drawing-room with vaulted ceilings, exposed timbers, and wooden floors. The drawing room is dual aspect with fireplace and wood burner. It is a flexible light room with comfortable seating and a dining table for guests to enjoy. Guests have additional entertaining space in the generous (but a little rough around the edges) living room. The cosy sitting room boasting a smart TV, comfy seating and wood burning stove is lovely in the winter months. The pool and football tables are also located in this room, perfect for keeping kids busy on a rainy day. The five ground floor ensuite bedrooms are located along the west wing of the Farmhouse, with most of the bedrooms enjoying floor to ceiling picture windows or French doors to the courtyard garden. They consist of the master bedroom with a super king-size bed and ensuite bathroom. Three further bedrooms, one super king bed, one king and one double bed, are also available. The final fifth child-friendly bedroom has bunk beds. All of which benefit from an en suite bath or shower room. Outside, the property is approached along a gravel drive to the parking area at the front of the property and continues to the rear, the courtyard, and stables. Guests have ample space to unwind in the south-facing landscaped garden, which provided an incredible sun trap within the courtyard. There are additional gardens with a spacious lawn, mature trees, and a waterlily pond to the adjoining east paddock. Outside, kids can enjoy the table tennis, crocket, and trampoline and pièce de resistance - a stunning outdoor heated swimming pool. An excellent range of shops and numerous fine pubs and restaurants can be found in the nearby Villages. Shopaholics will love a visit to Bicester with its abundance of outlet shops.

The immediate countryside is lovely, providing a rich mix of activities, marvellous walks and cycling opportunities. Lavender Farmhouse is both an idealistic weekend retreat with numerous onsite activities for those wishing to escape from the hustle and bustle of London, and a perfect base for an active Summer holiday exploring Oxford and the Cotswolds. ***IMPORTANT TERMS*** - It is essential that parent of young children must supervise them around the ungated pond and swimming pool, which does not have a alarm
- Please note personal belongings of the owners are at the property. The owners kindly asks for guests to be mindful and respectful of their personal belongings
- Two friendly Bengal cats live at the property and will be in residence during your booking- There is ongoing renovation work at the newly purchased property and neighboring field. Please be aware that there are areas of unfished paintwork in the corridor, the adjoining field has been recently dug up and the shower in the master bedroom can cause flooding if used improperly
- Please be aware the maintenance/pool man lives in a separate cottage by the pool with a separate entrance.  The maintenance man is very discrete and will have no contact with guests during their stay.

Fritwell is a sought-after Conservation village ideally situated for access to Oxford and the market towns of Banbury and Bicester.  The village is made up of an attractive mixture of stone-built houses and period cottages with some more recent dwellings. Facilities in the village include a post office and local butcher, a notable church and a highly regarded primary school.  More comprehensive facilities can be found in Bicester, Banbury, and Oxford.

There are numerous Leisure possibilities include sports clubs, golf and polo at Kirtlington, racing at Towcester and motor racing at Silverstone.