Join us on a quintessentially English journey taking in a delightfully contrasting mix of places to stay and explore.. We traverse the country from the rolling hills of the Peak District and a boutique glamping retreat with private hot tubs, next arriving at a fairytale treehouse in Hertfordshire (and within a stone’s throw of London!), cleverly designed to resemble a feathered friend. Finally we head to the arty Cornish seaside retreat of St Ives, and a beautifully styled studio furnished with authentic mid-century wonders.
Get a taste for the country life and the glorious Peak District at this brand new glamping site; purveyors of luxury boutique camping with private wood-fired hot tubs, your hosts will welcome you to sublime accommodation surrounded by breathtaking beauty. Scaldersitch Farm will introduce you to a fresh and relaxed way of life, without compromising on luxury (think hot tubs, fluffy bath robes and soft bedding for starters!). You’ll find a gorgeous selection of individually-styled tipi and yurt accommodation here, all blending beautifully with their natural surroundings, and all equipped with coffee making facilities, private outdoor space and warming woodburning stoves so you’ll feel blissfully comfy whatever the weather. Add featherdown duvets and crisp linen, and of course those inviting private hot tubs, and you may never want to leave. Venture out an you’ll discover heartwarming Hartington in just 20 minutes, complete with its famous cheese shop, elegant tea rooms, and some of the best walking paths in the Peak District.
We have seen a fair few treehouses in our time, but none quite like Owl’s Lookout (above and main picture)! Located conveniently close to London yet in a peacefully green spot just 15 minutes from Chorleywood tube station, from the moment you approach and climb the steps to this unique holiday treehouse, you’ll know you’ve arrived somewhere that’s magically out of the ordinary. The lovingly-crafted family hideaway has been cleverly designed to resemble a majestic owl in flight (we guarantee the kids will love it!), and sleeps two adults and up to three children in nest-like comfort. The circular rooms are a delight to wander through and explore, from the cosy master and children’s bedroom complete with fresh, soft bedding, to the sociable living area and well-equipped kitchen, thoughtfully stocked with complimentary soft drinks. Proving that there’s absolutely no need to rough it in the Great Outdoors, you’ll find your enchanting treehouse even comes with its own shower, sauna and hot bath – your blissful escape from the city is closer than you think!
Fancy a stylish seaside break, where vintage class blends with beachside charm for a truly unforgettable retreat? Then search no more, as you’ve found it with Samphire Studio. This is every design enthusiast’s dream – stylishly spectacular and exquisitely finished. When you step off the cobbled streets of Downalong in St Ives and into this incredible ground-floor studio apartment, you’ll soon understand how the studio got its name. Beautiful touches of green pay homage to the coastal staple throughout, creating a vibrant yet calming feel in every room. Alongside this gorgeous colour palette, you’re treated to vintage delights crafted by some of the mid-century’s greatest designers – from the Lucian Ercolani pebble tables to the Eero Saarinen dining table. You’ll also find fabrics by Designers Guild, Voyage and Romo, not to mention a variety of unique artwork by a local artist. Unwind on the jungle green sofa, teal cocktail chair or enjoy a picnic on the golden sands of Porthgwidden Beach, just a few steps from your front door.