STAY IN… A WATERMILL
Brinkburn Mill, Rothbury, Northumberland Located within the ancient grounds of Brinkburn Priory next to the River Coquet and in a quiet wooded valley, this mill (above) featured in a painting by Turner and still has its wheel and grinding stones in place. Sleeps four. From £835 for three nights (landmarktrust.org.uk).
Worthyvale Mill, Tintagel, Cornwall In the heart of the north Cornwall countryside, this luxurious abode combines exposed stone with splashes of bold colour. Walkers can choose from coastal paths along rugged clifftops or rural hikes over Bodmin Moor. Sleeps five. From £730 for three nights (uniquehomestays.com).
Lovejoys, Belchamp Walter, Essex On the Suffolk-essex border, Lovejoys is aptly named as it’s where the TV series was filmed. This petite 17thcentury watermill is stylishly furnished and sits next to stunning meadows and unspoilt countryside. Sleeps two. From £440 for two nights (grove-cottages.co.uk).