BBC Countryfile Magazine
PEACEFUL AUTUMN BREAKS
Enjoy the perfect peaceful getaway with our selection of beautiful places to visit and cosy country retreats
1. LAKE DISTRICT ESTATES
Reconnect with nature and watch the Lake District turn technicolour this autumn. Lake District Estates is a family-owned business offering a wide range of rural and lakeside self-catering and glamping retreats including dog-friendly options within the National Park and surrounds. Whether you like star gazing, water sports, hiking or just to sit back, relax and embrace nature. Reader offer, use code CF10 for 10% off selected holidays. Visit our website for T&Cs.
Cumbria |email@example.com |lakedistrictestates.com
2. ADAM HENSON’S COTSWOLD FARM PARK
Nestle into the beautiful rolling hills of Cotswold Farm Park Holiday’s golden landscape.
The unrivalled rural getaways come with free entry to the Farm Park, so you can meet the magnificent Highland cows, giant Suffolk Punch horses and playful piglets each day of your stay. End each evening unwinding with drinks and autumnal sunsets in their Lodges, Glamping Tents, Pods or on their Pitches.
Gloucestershire | 01451 850307 | cotswoldfarmpark.co.uk
3. BELLE ISLE
Belle Isle is the perfect place to take a well deserved break, surrounded by nature, relax and unwind in the most idyllic settings as the leaves turn to amber all over the estate. Enjoy long leisurely walks around the estate and down by the lake, visit our pigs and donkeys then retreat to your luxurious castle drawing room or your cosy self-catering cottage and light the fire to warm up and wind down. Pets are also welcome at Belle Isle, so book now and bring the whole family along!
County Fermanagh |belle-isle.com
4. CHATTON PARK HOUSE
Chatton Park is an award winning luxury Northumberland estate offering 5 star Adult only accommodation in the main house and a separate private detached 5 star cottage in its own grounds. We are dedicated to offering the experience of a Country House Hotel. Come and relax and unwind with us. Some great offers in August & September. Rooms from £199 per room, per night.
Northumberland |01668 215507 |chattonpark.com
5. SOMERTON FARM
Surrounded by woodlands, a haven for wildlife, Somerton Farm is an impressive dog-friendly and Equestrian farmhouse cottage situated in Cowes next to a working arable and livestock farm. With four spacious bedrooms all with stunning countryside views you can discover the picture postcard side of the Isle of Wight.
Isle of Wight |justforyouholidayhomes.co.uk
6. HOTEL MEUDON
Cornwall’s bestkept secret: Hotel Meudon offers a stylish stay, nine acres of subtropical gardens, a secluded beach and the
South West Coast Path to explore. Enjoy cocktails in Freddie’s bar, afternoon tea on the terrace and Sunday lunch and à la carte menus, created using the local bountiful larder. Cornwall |01326 250541 |meudon.co.uk
7. THE RUFFORD ARMS
Snuggled in the heart of the idyllic Lancashire countryside, The Rufford Arms is a family-run restaurant with 14 boutiquestyle rooms onsite. Our chefs take pride in delivering an indulgent culinary experience from field to fork, presenting the freshest local ingredients and seasonal delicacies. A backdrop of the LeedsLiverpool canal, stunning heritage and natural conservation sites makes us perfectly placed for those who like to explore and escape! Lancashire | 01704 822040 | ruffordarms.com
8. CELTIC HAVEN RESORT
Situated in Lydstep, near Tenby, on the beautiful Pembrokeshire coast, Celtic Haven Resort is home to 30 holiday cottages capable of taking anyone from couples to groups of 12. The resort is also home to a host of facilities, including an Elemis spa, restaurant, swimming pool, golf course and more. Pembrokeshire | 01834 870000 | celtichaven.co.uk
9. COMPTON POOL
Compton Pool dates back to the 12th century, and has been lovingly converted into ten luxury holiday cottages, each with its own unique character and appointed to the highest standards. Set in 14 glorious acres, with beautifully maintained gardens, and excellent facilities, which include indoor swimming pool, tennis court, games room, gymnasium, animals to feed, kids play area and lake fishing to name a few. A hidden gem and the perfect base to explore the South Devon area.
Devon | 01803 872241 | comptonpool.co.uk
10. OAKCLIFF HOLIDAY PARK
Situated less than a mile from the glorious beaches of Dawlish Warren, Oakcliff Holiday Park offers you a superb base to explore the hidden gems of beautiful South Devon. With an idyllic coastal location and bubbling hot tubs, this is an ideal location for couples and families alike.
Devon | 01626 863411 | oakcliff.co.uk
11. THE SHEPHERDS ARMS HOTEL
A favourite stop-over for Coast to Coast walkers,
The Shepherds Arms is ideal too for exploring Ennerdale, a little-known Lake District gem where locals go to enjoy wild and peaceful surroundings, a place remote enough to have a Dark Sky Discovery Site, and undergoing a fascinating rewilding project. At The Shepherds we emphasise homemade food based on local produce, a friendly welcome and comfortable accommodation.
Cumbria | 01946 861249 | shepherdsarms.com
12. CARY ARMS & SPA
The Cary Arms & Spa exudes charm, fun and all the values of a good English inn with the style and comfort of a boutique hotel. Great seaside dining complemented by some luxury seaview rooms/suites, chic beach huts and characterful cottages which also includes some dog-friendly accommodation. Sitting in the sheltered and sunny spot of Babbacombe Bay, the outstanding setting and views are breathtakingly beautiful. Devon | 01803 327110 | firstname.lastname@example.org | caryarms.co.uk
13. KELTY CABINS
Kelty Cabins, located in Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park, feature an enchantingly fairy lit, covered Hot Tub and BBQ grill Cabin. With the charm appeal of a Hobbit house, each deceptively spacious, centrally heated and luxurious, familyfriendly, cabin can accommodate up to 6 people. Let the magic come alive whatever the weather or season! Stirlingshire |07923 390082 |keltycabins.co.uk
14. KEYS HOLIDAY COTTAGES
With 50 years experience of providing exceptional self-catering accommodation to many generations, all our holiday properties are situated within the North Norfolk area of Sheringham, Cromer, Mundesley and surrounding villages on the coast and in the countryside. The perfect location for discovering this wonderful part of England. Norfolk |01263 823010 |keysholidaycottages.co.uk
15. KARMA SALFORD HALL
Nestled amid farms, fields and ancient villages in the Vale of Evesham, Karma Salford Hall once belonged to King Henry VIII and retains its Tudor charm while offering traditional yet contemporary comforts, including 32 charming bedrooms, restaurants, library, games room and bar. Karma Salford Hall offers a quintessentially English experience that will linger long in memory. Warwickshire | 01386 871300 | karmasalfordhall.com
16. LANDAL DARWIN FOREST
Landal Darwin Forest is an award-winning lodge holiday park in the Derbyshire Peak District. It combines luxury accommodation with fantastic facilities, all located in a tranquil forest setting. It is the perfect place to stay for visiting local attractions such as Chatsworth House or as a base for exploring the miles of picturesque Derbyshire footpaths. It is pet-friendly too.
Derbyshire | darwinforest.co.uk