STAY IN… A FOLLY
The Dunmore Pineapple, Airth, Stirlingshire Scotland’s ‘most bizarre building’, the Pineapple (top) was built as an elaborate summerhouse in the 18th century. Beneath the eccentric cupola masonry lies an elegant interior complete with open fire and grand double bedroom. From £718 for three nights (landmarktrust.org.uk).
Hadlow Tower, near Tonbridge, Kent With mullioned windows, high vaulted ceilings and stone spiral staircase, Hadlow Tower seems to have come straight from the pages of a fairy tale. Let your hair down in the ‘Rapunzel’ room, which has hand-carved furnishings and panoramic views. From £775 for two nights (thehadlowtower.co.uk).
Gothic Temple, Stowe, Buckinghamshire Set within magnificent landscaped gardens created by Capability Brown, this gothic temple is a sight to behold. Relax in the circular sitting room and marvel at the heraldry and mosaic in the gilded dome above. From £1,287 for three nights (landmarktrust.org.uk).