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Twelve Extraordinary Family Getaways with Summer Holiday Availability

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Published 15/01/2020 Twelve Extraordinary Family Getaways with Summer Holiday Availability


If you're the sort that postpones booking your summer family break until the last minute, you'll know that more often that not, the most desirable holiday lets have already been snapped up long ago.
 
That's why we're giving you a bit of a helping hand, highlighting twelve of our favourite family self-catering stays which still currently have availability for the school holidays.
 
If any of these take your fancy, don't delay - get your dream family break in the bag, and then sit back and congratulate yourself for being so very well organised...

Main image: Jukebox Altar | Harrogate
Author: Dawn Crawford @HostUnusual

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 to…

The Whitsands

The Whitsands

A fresh Cornish clifftop bolthole that's perfect for couples and families alike, set just a pebble-skim from idyllic Whitsand Beach. Watch all your cares drift away on the ocean, with the endless scenes of colourful sky and soothing sea you'll view from The Whitsands, a freshly refurbished chalet for four people. Romantically set within the face of Tregonhawke Cliff at the heart of the…

Fog Signal Building

Fog Signal Building

A romantically unspoilt building steeped in historic charm, set on the wildly windswept Dungeness coast. It isn't hard to see why Fog Signal Building has featured in Kent Life as the perfect setting for a ‘mini-moon'. Infused with all the refreshing sights and sounds of the sea and with direct access to the coast, your romantic location is the unique, windswept shingle beach of Dungeness,…

Ariel Cottage

Ariel Cottage

Immerse yourselves in the fresh delights of Glamorgan's Heritage Coast, in a dog-friendly lighthouse cottage ideal for families. Discover Ariel, a welcoming holiday cottage sleeping up to five people, at Nash Point Lighthouse, perfectly located on the Glamorgan Heritage Coast. You'll be spoilt for choice of picturesque Blue Flag beaches in the immediate vicinity, while fans of…

Rolling Hills

Rolling Hills

Rolling Hills are two aptly-named roundhouses nestled within expansive Shropshire greenery, close to the beautiful town of Bishop's Castle. There is surely no setting more lovely than acres of quintessential English countryside, completely undisturbed by noise and light pollution. Rolling Hills, a secluded duo of quirky roundhouses that sleep up to eight people in perfect rural…

The Tractor Shed

The Tractor Shed

Farmstead and foodie luxury awaits in this beautiful Shropshire barn conversion that's perfect for couples and families alike. Hankering after a refreshing life down on the farm, but without compromising on any luxury in the process?  Then a stay at The Tractor Shed is for you! Rurally located near Weston-under-Redcastle and situated on Maynard's Farm (whose foodie farm shop has…

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…

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, retaining…

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 Suffolk…

Sprat & Winkle

Sprat & Winkle

A seriously elegant train carriage, beautifully secluded on its very own platform in Hampshire's scenic Test Valley.Equipped with sumptuous furnishings, contemporary fixtures, and light fittings direct from the Orient Express, Sprat and Winkle is a train carriage that's first class all the way.As if that wasn't enough, you'll find the charming carriage exquisitely positioned on the platform at…

Brunel Boutique Railway Cottage

Brunel Boutique Railway Cottage

All aboard a beautifully renovated carriage that's perfect for a family holiday by the South Devon coast.Moments away from the Blue Flag Dawlish Warren Beach, with its one-and-a-half miles of golden sand, Brunel Boutique Railway Cottage is perfectly located for a family beach break.Sleeping up to six guests, this is a lovingly renovated carriage that's first class all the way, with generous…

Jukebox Altar

Jukebox Altar

A unique, music-inspired chapel conversion that's perfect for large group celebrations, surrounded by soothing Yorkshire countryside.Sleeping up to 10 guests (and their two lucky dogs), Jukebox Altar is ideal for a harmonious get-together, surrounded by all the delights of North Yorkshire.While it's true that your surroundings are ripe for exploring - you could visit the famed Betty's Tea Room in…

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