Learning Holidays

Prove that you CAN teach an old dog new tricks with this range of extraordinary places to stay, where you can also learn some brand new skills ranging from woodwork to massage, or yoga to foraging!
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Chillingham Castle

Chillingham, Northumberland, England

Meet the resident ghosts of Britain's ‘most haunted historic castle', surrounded by Northumberland countryside just 20 minutes from the coast.
Sleeps: 2-7 per unit (24 total)
Bedrooms: 8 apartments
From £126 / night

Breathing Space

Hickling Broad, Norfolk, England

Reconnect your mind, body and soul in a soothing sanctuary nestled in the heart of the Norfolk Broads, complete with cosy self-catering accommodation, creative workshops, and a range of holistic therapies.
Sleeps: 2 or 3 guests per unit
Bedrooms: Varies
From £110 / night (Shepherd's Hut)

Ecotone Cabins

Ullapool, The Highlands, Scotland

Two lovingly-crafted eco-cabins, peacefully secluded among unspoilt coastal woodland in the Scottish Highlands, on a family-run site that's dedicated to sustainability.
Sleeps:
Bedrooms: 1 or 2 per cabin
From £495/ 4 nts

The Observatory at Frieda and the Moon

Lanreath, Cornwall, England

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

Brucefield Estate Schenbothies

Forestmill, Clackmannanshire, Scotland

Sumptuous woodland hideaways, privately nestled on a magical Clackmannanshire estate that's teeming with rich heritage and diverse, protected wildlife.
Sleeps: 2 per bothy
Bedrooms: 1 per bothy
From £145 / night

Praktyka

Bideford, Devon, England

Rediscover your creative spirit in a heavenly slice of North Devon, complete with wildflower meadows, artists' workshops, and lovingly-crafted retreats.
Sleeps: 2-4 guests per unit
Bedrooms: 1 or 2 per unit
From £120 / night

Xanadu

Beaworthy, Devon, England

An idyllic, TV-featured geodesic retreat with bespoke hand-made elements, secluded on its own lake-island within a 20-acre site in rural Devon, complete with a fully-licensed pub.
Sleeps: 2
Bedrooms: 1
From £150 / night

St Curig's Church

Capel Curig, County Conwy, Wales

Experience heaven on Earth in this charmingly converted 19th century church, with sociable village life and a backdrop of the breathtaking Snowdonia mountains built in.
Sleeps: Up to 16
Bedrooms: 6
From £750 / night

The Firs Suffolk

Cratfield, Suffolk, England

A tranquil slice of rural paradise, with cosy retreats, wood-fired soaking tubs, a kitchen garden and a natural spa, all blissfully secluded close to the Suffolk coast.
Sleeps: 2 or 4 per unit
Bedrooms: 1 or 2 per unit
From £140/nt

Belle View Farm Shire

Poulshot, Wiltshire, England

Lovingly hand-crafted homes taken from the pages of an epic fantasy tale, complete with bespoke ‘water well' hot tubs, secluded in a tranquil meadow that overlooks the Wiltshire hills.
Sleeps: 4 per house
Bedrooms: 2 per house
From £500 (2 nights)

Elmley Nature Reserve Shepherds Huts

Sheerness, Kent, England

Eclectic accommodation and seasonally-inspired dining on a National Nature Reserve in Kent, with an abundance of wildlife right on your doorstep.
Sleeps: Varies
Bedrooms: Varies
From £120 / night

Elephant Hills

Khao Sok, Surat Thani, Thailand

Get up close and personal with cared-for elephants in a lush tropical setting, with a stay in Thailand's first luxury jungle camp.
Sleeps: 2-3 per tent
Bedrooms: 1 king size bed
From £314 (2 night jungle safari)