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20 Amazing UK Places to Stay with Summer 2021 Availability (But Be Quick!)

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Published 12/02/2021 20 Amazing UK Places to Stay with Summer 2021 Availability (But Be Quick!)


Given the year we've all been through, we're not surprised there's been such huge demand for dreamy summer holidays in 2021!

So, we wanted to help you sidestep the disappointment of that perfect retreat already being snapped up, by showcasing some truly fabulous properties...

...that are currently available for at least one week during the summer, throughout July and August, all the way through to early September (restrictions allowing!).

However, there's one important note. We don't expect this availability to last very long, so to avoid disappointment, we recommend diving straight in!

Main image: Tregonhawke Beach Lodge | Cornwall

* Please check individual properties policies on cancellations and refunds prior to booking, and observe government restrictions when booking

Pengelli Farm Lodge

Pengelli Farm Lodge

Escape the rush of life with a stay at Pengelli Farm Lodge - a timber-clad piece of paradise in the rolling Welsh countryside. Pengelli Farm Lodge offers self-catering accommodation for five, with the added bonus of exquisite views across Carmarthenshire.  Set on a 122-acre working stud farm, guests are invited to enjoy these wonderful surroundings and this beautiful cabin…

Current availability from 1 - 28 July and 6 - 23 August
Cable Cottage

Cable Cottage

Indulge your love of a life overlooking the waves in this unique haven, where bracing sea air meets clifftop panoramic views of the outstanding North Pembrokeshire Coast. Escape from life on dull, dry land with an invigorating break at Cable Cottage, a charmingly converted stone cable hut perfectly situated on a cliff top in picturesque Fishguard Bay, found along the exceptionally…

Current availability from 17 July - 28 August
Clifftop Railway Carriage

Clifftop Railway Carriage

Perhaps one of the last things you'd expect to find overlooking Cardigan Bay is a converted Edwardian railway carriage, but that's just one reason why the Clifftop Railway Carriage is so special. This beautiful former railway carriage has been lovingly restored to offer utterly charming accommodation for two, as well as magnificent views across the sea.  Classic and peaceful,…

Current availability from 24 July - 31 August, 7 - 14 August and 21 - 28 August
Old Summer Dairy

Old Summer Dairy

A refreshingly off-grid slice of the great outdoors, indoors, set in a wonderful wildflower-strewn wildlife sanctuary in Somerset...perfect for breaks and bespoke group celebrations with a natural difference. As if by magic, experience the weight of the world lifting cleanly from your shoulders as you drive through the lushly enchanting Somerset woods, to the Old Summer Dairy - the…

Current availability from 11 - 30 July and 13 August - 3 Sept
The Whittyfox Beach House

The Whittyfox Beach House

Enjoy a huge helping of both fun and seclusion, in a privately detached house set in a thriving holiday village near the refreshing coastal town of Filey. Ahoy there!  The nautical-themed Whittyfox Beach House, located within easy walking distance of a beautiful Blue Flag beach, is the perfect place to get you in the mood for an invigorating break right by the seaside. Sleeping up…

Current availability from 9 - 30 July, 13 - 20 August and 27 August - 3 Sept
El Ray

El Ray

Designer beachside style (not to mention an original 19th century railway carriage) stunningly set along the Dungeness shingle-scape. One of the largest expanses of shingle in Europe, a visit to wildlife-filled Dungeness carries all kinds of accreditations. Not only is this breathtaking Kent headland designated a National Nature Reserve and a Special Area of Conservation, the glorious sea…

Current availability all July up to 29th, 14 - 20 August and 28 August - 6 Sept
Scargill Castle

Scargill Castle

Stay in a 15th century Teesdale castle, magically transformed into a sumptuous living space fit for romantic royalty. Scargill Castle cuts an imposing dash on the spectacular Teesdale landscape, set within the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.   Close to the refreshing Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District National Park, Scargill Castle was built in 1560, on the…

Current availability from 13 July - 1 August and 28 August - 4 Sept
Florence Springs Hobbit House

Florence Springs Hobbit House

A quirky, TV-featured grass-roofed hobbit house with beautiful countryside views of Pembrokeshire. Featured on ITV Wales' ‘Coast and Country' and located on an award-winning glamping site, the Florence Springs Hobbit House is your refreshing gateway to life in the Great Outdoors.   Set in rural Pembrokeshire and just three miles from the coast, this is natural luxury at its…

Current availability from 2 - 16 July, 17 - 23 July and all August/September
Cummertrees Church

Cummertrees Church

Gather your congregation to stay in a spectacular 18th century church steeped in history, by the Dumfries and Galloway coast. 18th century Cummertrees Church is a special place. The building's initial footprint dates all the way back to the 13th century, in an original commission by the infamous King Robert the Bruce.   These days, the church has been sympathetically restored,…

Current availability from 2 - 30 July and 6 - 20 August
Suffolk Skytower

Suffolk Skytower

An awe-inspiring 80ft landmark tower ideal for large group celebrations, with panoramic rural views of the Shotley Peninsula. Let's face it: if you're gathering a group together to celebrate something special, you'll have to find a place that's worthy of the effort! Sleeping up to 18 people, and beautifully positioned between the rivers Orwell and Stour on the Shotley Peninsula, The…

Current availability from 20 - 27 August
Oswestry Church

Oswestry Church

A cool celestial conversion by the Welsh border, ideal for group breaks in a lively setting filled with art, style and colour. One of Britain's oldest settlements, and the former home of famed war poet Wilfred Owen, Oswestry dates back over three thousand years. These days there's a lively café culture feel to the town, which is set achingly close to the Welsh borders and features a bustling…

Current availability from 1 - 23 July and 9 August onwards
Baltonsborough Barn

Baltonsborough Barn

A breathtaking five-star architectural retreat, featured on the front cover of Grand Designs Magazine and set amongst five acres of rural Somerset.Telling your friends you've stayed in the property featured on the cover of Grand Designs Magazine 2019 is sure to win you some serious cool points.Luckily, you're certain to have an amazing stay, too!Sleeping up to six guests, and with a vineyard and a…

Current availability from 9 - 23 July and 27 August - 3rd Sept
Sunray

Sunray

An authentic 19th century railway carriage, beautifully restored and reinvigorated for supreme relaxation on the unspoilt Dungeness Nature Reserve.Unique in both its construction and its location, you'll discover Sunray on the furthest shingle point of the magnificent, 468-acre Dungeness Nature Reserve, completely surrounded by unspoilt nature.Comprised of the dark wooden frame of an authentic…

Current availability from 28 August to 3 Sept
27 Monmouth Beach

27 Monmouth Beach

This clean-lined, light-filled family beach hut comes complete with a scenic veranda that looks out over Dorset's spectacular Jurassic Coast.In need of some Vitamin Sea? Then pack up the family and head straight for Monmouth Beach, part of Dorset's breathtaking Jurassic Coast, and situated right next to the famous Cobb Harbour.Sleeping up to 4 guests, 27 Monmouth Beach is a beautiful chalet that's…

Current availability from 6 August to 13 August
Tregonhawke Beach Lodge

Tregonhawke Beach Lodge

A jaw-dropping retreat that overlooks the sea in Cornwall's ‘Forgotten Corner', complete with hot tub and spectacular views.Known as Cornwall's ‘Forgotten Corner', the Rame Peninsula is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that boasts picture-perfect golden beaches, and glorious views along the South West Coast Path.It's here that you'll discover Tregonhawke Beach Lodge, perfectly…

Current availability from 23 July - 5th August
Harbour Edge

Harbour Edge

A boutique seaside cottage with a self-contained bedroom suite, charmingly positioned in the picture-perfect Cornish village of Mousehole. Famous for its creative hubbub, quirky streets, and relaxed, timeless beauty, Mousehole is regularly cited as one of the most picturesque spots Cornwall has to offer.  In fact, the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas spent his honeymoon there in 1937, declaring it…

Current availability from 30 August onwards
The Oat Box

The Oat Box

A luxurious, vintage-styled former horse box for two, beautifully secluded amongst private, hen-dotted farmland close to Ireland's North Coast. Permanently parked in a lush green field close to Ireland's atmospheric North Coast, The Oat Box is a 1968 Bedford TK Horse Lorry that's been sumptuously transformed to sleep two grown-up guests. You'll feel as though you've left the stresses of the real…

Current availability from 4 July - 16 August and 23 August onwards
Skywood Barn

Skywood Barn

A contemporary, architect-designed retreat for stylish group stays, in a Kent village that's surrounded by endless green fields and footpaths.Featuring huge windows and immaculately styled interiors, Skywood Barn is quite unlike the rustic farm buildings you've seen before!Architect designed and sleeping up to eight guests, Skywood is a contemporary take on a traditional barn, with gleaming…

Current availability from 1 - 11 August
Saint Osyth Beach Retreat

Saint Osyth Beach Retreat

A romantic chalet with a sauna, hot tub, and seasonal swimming pool, with access to a private beach in the Colne Estuary Nature Reserve. If you can't decide between a seaside or a green escape, relax... Saint Osyth Beach Retreat combines the benefits of both. Set within the Colne Estuary Nature Reserve, and boasting gardens that are teeming with wildlife, you'll also have access to a private…

Current availability from 28 July - 7 Aug and 25 Aug onwards
Blackbird

Blackbird

Let your cares sail dreamily away, aboard a romantic ‘floating suite' secluded on a freshwater lake (ideal for trout fishing) in North Devon, close to the moors and beaches. Close to the border between Devon and Cornwall, Blackbird is the ideal retreat for a couple who love exploring coast and country at their most magnificent. The former canal boat and boathouse are romantically secluded on a…

Brand new property - availability throughout July onwards!
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