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New to Host Unusual: Ten Winter Warmers for Festive Getaways

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25/11/2019 New to Host Unusual: Ten Winter Warmers for Festive Getaways

 
The UK temperatures may be plummeting, but that doesn't have to mean putting all plans of holiday adventures on hold. 

In fact we can feel a few pre-Christmas trips in the festive pipeline...

As luck would have it, we have a growing range of unique places to stay in the UK that are just as welcoming in the winter months as the summer.

Take this selection of ten beauties, ranging from coastal hot tub retreats to cosy huts and cabins, chic designer houses to awe-inspiring historic conversions. 

All are oozing with perennial appeal, so why not say an almighty 'PAH' to the cold and book yourself a winter-busting break today!  

Main image: 57 Nord | Wester Ross, Scotland

Thyme

Thyme

An outrageously pretty shepherd's hut for two, soothingly set in the middle of a farm meadow in rural Suffolk.Suffolk's Boundary Farm is a magical setting, comprising six fresh acres of gardens, woodland, and meadow on the outskirts of Framlingham, a lively market town.You'll discover Thyme in the centre of a beautiful meadow, perfectly primed for a romantic ‘get away from it all' break amongst…

The Triumphal Arch

The Triumphal Arch

An historic, architect-designed retreat for two, rich in indulgent luxury and set on an imposing 25,000-acre Norfolk estate.Designed by the famed architect William Kent back in the 18th century, The Triumphal Arch was originally intended to impress travellers passing through the Holkham Estate to the North Norfolk Coast.Today, you'll feel every bit as impressed as those ancient travellers, as you…

The Signal Box

The Signal Box

A romantic and historic bolt hole for two, set amongst peaceful Norfolk countryside that feels blissfully remote from daily life.Dating back to 1900, The Signal Box was moved from its original home at Wymondham station a century later, then transformed into an immaculate rural haven for two.  Surrounded by winding lanes and timeless, tranquil Norfolk countryside, you'll feel worlds away from…

Life House

Life House

Contemplate the simple wonder of existence, in a serene architect-designed retreat set amongst the rolling mid-Welsh hills.If modern digital life is bringing you down, Life House is the remedy that dreams are made of.Expertly designed by the celebrated architect John Pawson CBE, in collaboration with the philosopher Alain de Botton, this is an unsurpassed sanctuary of beauty and simplicity,…

The Warren

The Warren

Surround yourselves with luxury, in a family-friendly beach lodge set within an exclusive North Wales holiday park.Dream location-wise, it's very hard to beat The Warren, an exclusive beach-front holiday park on the outskirts of Abersoch.So it goes to follow that your stay at this sumptuous beach front lodge set within The Warren, will be filled with luxury, both inside and out.Sleeping up…

57 Nord

57 Nord

A boutique hideaway in the wildland of the north, 57 Nord takes its name from its location on the 57th parallel nestled within the dramatic landscape of the Scottish Highlands just south of the Isle of Skye. This boutique hideaway for two has staggering views of Loch Duich, Eilean Donan Castle and the Kintail Mountains and provides the perfect setting to slow down, recharge and reconnect. Expertly…

Beach House Smugglers Cove

Beach House Smugglers Cove

A sumptuous Smugglers Cove hideaway, set amidst the spectacular North Cornwall coast for picture perfect beach views.Evocative in both name and scenery, the historic Smugglers Cove is romantically set between Newquay and St Ives, along the sandy beach of Portreath.It's right here that you'll discover the aptly-named Beach House Smugglers Cove, a luxurious four-bedroom holiday home that's ideal for…

Pheasant's Roost Shepherd's Hut

Pheasant's Roost Shepherd's Hut

A rustic and romantic retreat set within North Yorkshire farmland, ideal for first-time glampers and Wolds Way walkers.Pheasant's Roost is a cosy shepherd's hut for two (plus two small dogs, if you're bringing extra company along!), gloriously surrounded by North Yorkshire countryside.Perfect for first-time glampers who don't want to ‘rough it' in the Great Outdoors, you'll find Pheasant's Roost…

Forest Holidays Delamere

Forest Holidays Delamere

A seriously special, fully sustainable Cheshire nature escape, featuring amazing activities and luxurious cabins.Forest Holidays Delamere is the result of a close partnership with Forestry England, and a long-held vision to create a sustainable, wildlife-supported gateway to this incredible Cheshire forest.   Now, with thrilling activities, indulgent treats and a remarkable cabin, your perfect…

George's Getaway

George's Getaway

A luxurious family lodge with a hot tub and a stargazing dome, beautifully set in rural Warwickshire.A former stable and chicken coop sumptuously re-imagined, George's Getaway is the newest retreat to be found on the family-friendly Winchcombe Farm, gorgeously positioned amongst soothing Warwickshire countryside (in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, no less).  Sleeping up to six adults and…

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