Country Living (UK)
STAY IN… A BOATHOUSE
The Boathouse, Sennowe Park, Norfolk Through a gatehouse and a mile down a private road sits this wattle and daub building with a luxurious interior featuring a mezzanine bedroom, king-size bed and open fireplace. Outside, you can even take to the water in your own rowing boat (top). Sleeps two. From £525 for three nights (blakeneycottagecompany.co.uk).
The Boathouse at Knotts End, Lake District, Cumbria Perched on the western shores of Ullswater, this secluded sanctuary is perfect for a relaxing weekend away. Step out onto the Juliet balcony for spectacular views out and across the lake to the mountains beyond. Sleeps two. From £195 per night (theboathouseatknottsend.com).
The Boat House, Belford, Northumberland Set amid 30 acres of wonderful woodland, the Boat House offers the perfect opportunity to watch wildlife close up, whether it’s otters frolicking in the lake or roe deer roaming through the trees. Afterwards, head inside to unwind in the rolltop bath. Sleeps two. From £493 for three nights (exploremiddletonhall.co.uk).