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20 Summer Staycations with July and August Availability

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Published 12/03/2021 20 Summer Staycations with July and August Availability


Summer staycations are booking up faster than ever this season, for obvious reasons.

If you've decided to embark on a summer holiday but are finding it tough to find anywhere with availability for July and August this year, here we are to the rescue again with 20 fantastic places to stay in the UK and Ireland with summer dates to book.

As ever, don't delay if one (or two, or three!) catch your eye - these dates might not be available for long once word gets out!  

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Pobble

Pobble

An award-winning, architect-designed house built on the shingle beach of Dungeness. There is nowhere quite like Pobble. Its exceptional design - not to mention its location on one of the largest expanses of shingle in Europe - means a stay here is an experience you can't replicate anywhere else. Pobble is an award-winning, architect-designed house built on the shingle beach…

Stays available from 14 June - 7 July, 30 Aug- 20 Sep
Island Lodge

Island Lodge

Holiday with a difference in a design-led luxury lodge, set within 650 refreshing acres of Cotswold lakeland. Sleeping up to eight people in four stylish bedrooms, two-storey Lechlade Lodge is the perfect setting for groups who appreciate a little luxury in life alongside breathtaking lakeside views. With interiors elegantly crafted by the celebrated Yoo Design Studio, you'll find…

Space for stays 1 June - 10 July and 7-18 Aug
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…

Availability 15-23 June, 12-19 July, 24-31 Aug
The Siphon

The Siphon

All aboard a grand, lovingly restored railway carriage that's perfect for peaceful off-grid living in the enchanting Cornish countryside.Stationed in rural Saint Austell, The Siphon is a perfect base for exploring Cornwall's many attractions, including the Eden Project, Heligan Gardens, and of course, those amazing surfing beaches.But that's if you make it that far!  Once you've experienced…

Stays available between 1 – 7 and 12 – 23 July, and 17 Aug – 6 Sept
Seaside Modernist

Seaside Modernist

An architect designed, magazine-featured North Yorkshire haven, filled with mid-century style and spectacular views out to the North Sea. "This home is a true one-off". So stated Mid Century Magazine when describing Seaside Modernist, an awe-inspiring, designer Bridlington home with sweeping sea views and an absorbing ‘time capsule' feel. Built in 1954, and boasting three modish double…

Availability for stays between 1 – 11 July
Cuckoo Wood Hexagon

Cuckoo Wood Hexagon

A quirky, soul-soothing tree cabin with orchard-and-woodland views, privately secluded close to the bustling Irish town of Westport.With decking on both sides, you can catch the sun rising and setting over Cuckoo Wood Hexagon, a charming, light-filled haven for two.Secluded on its own woodland-and-orchard land, just a few kilometres from the friendly town of Westport, the hexagonal cabin will feel…

Availability 2 – 7 Aug, 10 – 13 Aug and 15 – 21 Aug
Black Isle Lodge

Black Isle Lodge

A soothing Scandinavian log cabin, nestled amongst birch woods and sweet-scented pines in a magical corner of the Scottish Highlands. Perfectly positioned amongst some of the most incredible scenery the Highlands have to offer, the Black Isle (which just for the record is neither an island, nor black!) is characterised by dense, fairytale woodland. It's amongst the wildlife-steeped birch wood…

Availability for stays 12-26 June, 17-26 July, 14-22 Aug
Merseyside Luxury Barge

Merseyside Luxury Barge

A historic grain barge, lovingly restored for large group accommodation within walking distance of Liverpool's iconic city centre. Boasting five spacious en-suite bedrooms, Merseyside Luxury Barge is no ordinary houseboat! Moored in the friendly, family-run Liverpool Marina, the former grain barge is a unique and comfortable setting for up to ten guests to explore the former European Capital of…

Stays available for 1-20 June, 18-23 July, 15-25 Aug
Old St John Ambulance Station

Old St John Ambulance Station

A magnificent, award-winning conversion in the heart of Rye, master architect created and perfect for stylish group breaks. Winner of the coveted Architects' Journal Retro Fit Award, shortlisted for the World Architect Awards, and featured in high-end magazines from Grand Designs to Dezeen, Old St. John's Ambulance Station is a jaw-dropping conversion for memorable group breaks in the heart of…

Stays available 5 – 8 and 12 – 17 July, 19 – 23 and 27 – 30 Aug
Neidpath Castle

Neidpath Castle

A luxuriously romantic royal suite in a medieval castle on the unspoilt Scottish Borders, with the River Tweed rushing gently below. Bursting with historic tales, Neidpath Castle dates back many centuries, and its rugged stone walls remain as soothingly unchanged as the majestic, rolling views of the Scottish Borders beyond.   The beautifully preserved castle can boast an array of…

Stays available between 1 – 8 Aug, 29 Aug – 1 September
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…

Stays available between 2-16 Aug and 21 Aug- 4 Sep
Wild Atlantic Bus

Wild Atlantic Bus

Hop on board a cosy, green and eco-friendly bus that's nestled amongst untamed Irish nature, just five minutes from Lough Corrib.Around thirty years old, the Wild Atlantic Bus once faithfully transported its passengers through the lanes of England and Ireland.These days, you'll find the cheery green bus permanently stopped on the unspoilt natural outskirts of Oughterard, County Galway - an area…

Availabilty from 4 – 7 July, 17 – 20 Aug and 22 – 31 Aug
Courtfield Roundhouse

Courtfield Roundhouse

A lovingly handcrafted and thatched retreat, blissfully off-grid and nestled amongst soothing woodland on the edge of the Somerset Levels. A romantic stay at Courtfield Roundhouse promises to make you feel like characters in a magical fairy story. Perfectly secluded in a woodland glade, on a friendly farm in the Somerset countryside, the off-grid, charm-filled dwelling was exquisitely crafted by…

All July and August currently free to book!
TPS Overnight

TPS Overnight

A stylish, exquisitely converted vintage van secluded in a Folkestone courtyard with friendly resident chickens and an invitation to a ‘secret' cocktail bar included! At first thought, bedding down in a 1950s Citroen van might not seem all that appealing. But that's until you've arrived in Folkestone, and discovered the stylish slice of vintage paradise you'll find here. Your…

Availability all July and August!
Evening Star @ Engine Shed

Evening Star @ Engine Shed

A historic Grade II listed local landmark, charmingly converted to provide unique family accommodation in the coastal heart of Whitby.Elegant, cosy, and unique, Evening Star is part of a fascinating conversion of a Grade II listed engine shed, which is perfectly located to savour the natural beauty of North Yorkshire.Nestled in the heart of Whitby, the stylish apartment sleeps up to four guests in…

From 9 July onwards and all August free to book
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…

Availability from 28 May throughout the summer
Salt Cabin

Salt Cabin

Welcome to a luxurious hideaway that's rich in nautical romance, gently tucked away in Portsmouth harbour with sublime, far-reaching sea views.Offering the best of both holiday worlds - soothing seaside seclusion, yet close to the bustling local pubs and bistros, Salt Cabin is the ideal setting for a romantic escape.Featuring huge sea-facing windows, you won't have to leave the comfort of your…

Availability 1 – 13 July, 23 – 27 July, 31 July – 4 Aug, 7 – 27 Aug
Settle Norfolk

Settle Norfolk

A dreamlike, TV-featured retreat comprising luxuriously restored and handcrafted accommodation, cosily nestled amongst 30 tranquil acres of wildlife-steeped Norfolk parkland. Blissfully located by Thetford Forest and Kings Forest, you'll discover Settle Norfolk nestled amongst 30 stunning acres of private, ancient tree-strewn parkland that's teeming with diverse wildlife.   Amongst many…

Availability in Carriage no1 for 1 – 15 July, 20 – 28 July, 2 – 19 Aug, 26 Aug – 2 Sept
Lake District Micro Home

Lake District Micro Home

Scale down in a soothing Scandi-style wood panelled 'tiny home' retreat, beautifully secluded just a few minutes' walk from Windermere's bustling centre.There's plenty of cosy comfort to be found at Lake District Micro Home... ...so much, in fact, that even though you'll be achingly close to Windermere's famed town centre, you may decide not to set foot outside at all!Inspired by Scandi style…

Stays available for 1 – 5 and 8 – 22 July, 1 – 5 and 19 – 26 August and 30 Aug onwards
Westward Ho! Tower

Westward Ho! Tower

A unique 18th century Devon tower house with mesmerising Atlantic Ocean views, dog-friendly and perfectly set within walking distance of the long, surfer's paradise beach. An authentic slice of 18th century history, the strikingly characterful Westward Ho! Tower House is known as the oldest building in the area, even pre-dating the local church. Boasting supreme Atlantic Ocean views that lead…

Availability for stays 1 – 16 July and 27 Aug – 3rd Sep
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