10 UK CoolStays for your 2017 Bucket List

Published: 3rd January 2017

Making your 2017 travel plans? Here are 10 amazing places in the UK we think must be on your new year bucket list!

Look no further for an unforgettable break in the UK. Chose from a lighthouse; a London boatel; an eco-friendly barn; stylish and remote holiday home; a cottage in a secluded valley; a converted World War 2 bunker; a fantastical treehouse; a unique oak lodge; a luxury cottage with a moat; and some cool spa lodges with hut tubs...

Sound of Harris

Sound of Harris

Isle of Harris - Eilean Siar

Chic and contemporary mid century style holiday units, located in the remote splendour of the Outer Hebrides, a perfect retreat for just the two of you.

Sleeps 2 per unit

From £107/night

The Gainsborough Wharf Boatels

The Gainsborough Wharf Boatels

Hackney - London

The Gainsborough Wharf Boatels - Two charming house boats in East London with wood-burning stoves and waterside deck for soaking up the sunshine.

Sleeps 4

From £150/night

Cruckbarn

Cruckbarn

Leominster - Herefordshire

Head to the hills this holiday and stay at this secluded, eco-fuelled house with stunning views, a campfire and plenty of local walks.

Sleeps 5

From £114/night

Belle Tout Lighthouse

Belle Tout Lighthouse

Eastbourne - East Sussex

Lighthouse converted in to a charming and unique B&B, slap bang on the South Downs Way, complete with panoramic views of the English Channel, the Seven Sisters and Beachy Head.

Sleeps 12

From £155/night

The Decoy Bunker

The Decoy Bunker

LLangybi - Monmouthshire

A restored WW2 bunker in the lush, Monmouthshire hillsides, with a fascinating history and stunning country vistas…

Sleeps 3

From £75/night

The Woodman's Treehouse

The Woodman's Treehouse

Holditch - Dorset

A jaw-dropping luxury treehouse in magical Dorset woodlands, complete with hot tub and sauna...

Sleeps 2

From £390/night

Offa's Pitch

Offa's Pitch

Clun - Shropshire

Wonderfully unique oak lodge for couples nestled in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Explore enchanting woodland, rolling hills and trickling streams.

Sleeps 2

From £150/night

Moat Cottage

Moat Cottage

Heveningham - Suffolk

Tucked into rural Suffolk is your own Tudor style cottage, with valley views, your own moat and a very un-Tudor hot tub.

Sleeps 12

From £562/night

Gilpin Spa Lodges

Gilpin Spa Lodges

Windermere - Cumbria

Über luxurious five-star Spa Lodges in the Lake District with Michelin starred dining included - Each with private hot tub, steam room and sauna.

Sleeps 2-3 per lodge

From £570/night

Castaways

Castaways

Sennen - Cornwall

A light, spacious and beautiful cottage that blends old with new, with stunning seaside views and a sheltered garden.

Sleeps 4

From £86/night

  • Sound of Harris-57.742298, -6.984122
  • The Gainsborough Wharf Boatels-51.536795, -0.087429
  • Cruckbarn-52.315111,-2.8765
  • Belle Tout Lighthouse-50.738261, 0.214534
  • The Decoy Bunker-51.671033, -2.943845
  • The Woodman's Treehouse-50.822487, -2.936024
  • Offa's Pitch-52.4510468,-3.0806746
  • Moat Cottage-52.302521, 1.434950
  • Gilpin Spa Lodges-54.355225,-2.880370
  • Castaways-50.08024, -5.690620599999988
Author:
Claire is the International Editor for CoolStays. It's her mission to scout the globe for new amazing places to show you. You can follow her on Twitter, @clairelewills
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