Those long summer days spent exploring pretty villages and bustling harbours, enjoying picnics in the warm summer breeze, blissful sunsets and long, countryside strolls. Who else is excited?!
With cottages booking up fast, we thought we would share some of our favourite places you can book this summer, whether you're looking for a family getaway or a peaceful retreat just for the two of you. Be quick...
Head to the golden sands and unforgettable blue seas of Carbis Bay for a summer holiday beside the sea. Sleeping four, this gorgeous apartment is the perfect place to explore the Cornish coast.
2. Medleys Barn
Situated in East Sussex on the edge of the Ashdown Forest, charming Medleys Barn is a wonderful countryside getaway for the family. Spend blissful summer days exploring your surroundings and perhaps enjoy a game of tennis or two...
A stylish retreat situated just moments from the water's edge at Lymington, Yachtmans Cottage offers a courtyard garden perfect for sun-soaked afternoons and the New Forest National Park is nearby for beautiful summer walks.
Surrounded by the unspoilt north Cornwall countryside, Woodlands Manor is a beautiful family holiday home. With an indoor swimming pool, games room and playground and 37 acres of grounds, there's plenty to keep everyone entertained!
If you're looking for a peaceful getaway just for the two of you, Wildwood Hideaway is surely the perfect choice. Tucked away amongst the trees in the countryside, spend magical summer days lazing in the hammock and dining al fresco. And if you fancy exploring, Port Isaac, Padstow and the glorious beaches of Polzeath and Daymer Bay are on your doorstep.
7. Week Cottage
The delightful Week Cottage sits in the heart of Exmoor National Park and is full of charm. With a private patio and barbecue area, spend warm summer evenings relaxing after a day of exploring the moors.
This unique, hand-crafted shepherd's hut is a delightful retreat for two. Located close to the picturesque harbours of Polperro and Looe, spend summer days exploring Cornwall and dreamy evenings discussing the day's adventures around the firepit.
9. Otter Barn
Surrounded by gorgeous countryside on the Cornwall and Devon border, Otter Barn is a wonderful place for a family holiday. Summer evenings are best spent enjoying a barbecue and admiring the wonderful views across to Dartmoor.
A gorgeous retreat just for the two of you, enjoy beautiful Cornish sunsets and sea views from the sitting-area and large garden and, if you can bring yourself to leave, there are plenty of fabulous walks to discover.
Feeling inspired? Take a look at our exclusive collection of cottages for the summer holidays here.