Twenty UK Stays Offering FREE Cancellation Over the Summer Season (Just in Case!)

If you’re anything like us, you’ll be climbing the walls in anticipation of a much-needed break!

With lockdown restrictions easing, the holiday horizon is looking temptingly golden. But there’s still a lot of uncertainty around, so how can you be sure that if you book that getaway now, you’re not going to be disappointed later?

Well, we’ve got a solution for you: choose a UK staycation that offers FREE cancellation* over the summer season. That way, you can relax in the knowledge that should measures start tightening up again, you won’t have to take a financial hit.

Do such hallowed places exist, we hear you ask?  

You’ll be happy to know that they do – and we’ve got a list of some right here!

* as the finer details/dates of each cancellation policy will differ between properties, please ensure you enquire with the owner/operator directly before booking for full details and applicable dates
Author: Nina Jervis
Main image: The Observatory at Frieda and the Moon | Cornwall

Torsa House and Island

Oban, Argyll and Bute
Your own private island on Scotland's spectacular and ruggedly beautiful West Coast.
Bedrooms: 3
Sleeps: 6
£1487.50/ week

Hoe Grange Holidays

Matlock, Derbyshire
Eco-friendly, accessible, self-catering log cabins, camping pods and a gypsy caravan on a working farm in the Peak District.
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: Varies
£180 (2 nights in Rose Hip)

The Little Barn

Richmond, North Yorkshire
Relax in an enchanting stone cottage for two, blissfully secluded from the world's worries amongst miles of scenic Yorkshire countryside.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£95 / night

Tom's Eco Lodge

Yarmouth, Isle of Wight
Sustainable rural glamping on the Isle of Wight - where you'll find the perfect setting, from scenic romantic escapes to fresh, fun-filled family adventures.
Bedrooms: varies
Sleeps: varies
£90 (one night in pod, low season)

Haddy's Hut

Hope, Derbyshire
Tucked away at the end of a country lane on a tranquil Derbyshire farm is Haddy's Hut - an exquisite, hand-crafted shepherd's hut in the heart of the Peak District.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£275 (2nt)

Ace Hideaways

Forres, Moray
Experience Scotland at its adventurous and natureful best, with a camping and glamping site that's fit for champions!
Bedrooms: Studio
Sleeps: 2 or 7 per unit
£50 / night (shepherd hut)

The Cabin in Cornwall

Bodmin, Cornwall
Hole yourselves up in a luxuriously secluded Cornish cabin and summerhouse, set in a private meadow.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
£100-120 / night

West Stow Pods

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
How about an unforgettable escape to the beautiful Suffolk countryside with West Stow Pods, where there's something for everyone at this glamping idyll.
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: Up to 4 per unit
£65 / night (MegaPod)

Drylaw House

Edinburgh, Lothian
A luxurious country mansion ideal for large group celebrations, perfectly positioned to explore the delights of Edinburgh.
Bedrooms: 10
Sleeps: 24
£3315 (2 nights weekend)

Mill Farm Shepherd's Hut

Skipsea, East Yorkshire
Glamping for two set amongst the East Yorkshire countryside.
Bedrooms: Studio
Sleeps: 2
£73 / night

The Cider House

Near Bridport, Dorset
A stylish bolthole on a welcoming Dorset farm, perfect for an eco-friendly, all-weather rural escape from everyday life.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
£105 / night

Old Mill

Lauder, Scottish Borders
A sumptuously stylish water mill conversion in the Scottish Borders, for a romantic break that's rich in design-led chic.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£395 / week

Lydcott Glamping

Widegates, Cornwall
A unique, expertly handcrafted back-to-nature escape that showcases some of the best sea views in Cornwall.
Bedrooms: Varies
£100 / night

The Private Hill

Acklam, North Yorkshire
Experience farm-fresh living and incredible views, from the comfort of a luxury geodesic dome in the North Yorkshire Wolds.
Bedrooms: Open plan
Sleeps: 2 (+2) per dome
£180 / night

The Observatory at Frieda and the Moon

Lanreath, Cornwall
A uniquely romantic, ‘wow-factor'-packed celebration of the universe in an off-grid Cornish hideaway.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£95 / night

Stocklinch Shepherd's Hut

Ilminster, Somerset
A double award-winning, bespoke-crafted and friendly retreat, deliciously nestled in a beautiful, ‘hidden' corner of Somerset.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£110 / night

Ockeridge Rural Retreats

Wichenford, Worcestershire
An irresistibly peaceful haven, surrounded by friendly horses and far-reaching views of soothing Worcestershire countryside.
Bedrooms: 1-2 per unit
Sleeps: 2-4 per unit
£195 / night

Woodcutter's Cottage

Beckley, East Sussex
A fairytale retreat with woodfired hot tub that's perfect for wildlife watching, deliciously secluded amongst unspoilt Sussex woodland.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2 (+2)
£310 (2 nights)

The Houseboat

Hamworthy, Dorset
An awe-inspiring, award-winning architectural masterpiece, featuring spectacular beachfront views out to Lake Pier and Poole Harbour.
Bedrooms: 4
Sleeps: 10
£1,956 (7nts)

The Landpods at Wildflower Wood

St Ives, Cornwall
Innovative glamping pods with stargazing roofs, secluded in a leafy hilltop hideaway with stunning views of St Ives Bay.
Bedrooms: Open plan
Sleeps: 4 or 5 per pod
£75 / night


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