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15 CoolStays in the UK for your 2019 Wishlist!

Published: 29th December 2018

We make it our mission to ensure you are spoilt for choice when planning your next trip away. However, if you want some inspiration for a UK trip, then here are 15 of the Editor's Picks, places we have stayed and loved, all truly extraordinary in their own unique way. From cool cottages, to treehouses, quirky cabins to architectural gems.
Bliss Blakeney

Bliss Blakeney

Blakeney - Norfolk

Super comfy, uber luxurious and wonderfully social holiday home in Norfolk - The perfect place for large groups looking to explore this gorgeous county.

Sleeps 10

From £206/night

Red Kite Barn

Red Kite Barn

Newbridge-on-Wye - Powys

Chic and contemporary barn conversion for 6, in a secluded spot in the Welsh countryside.

Sleeps 6

From £114/night

The Harpy Houseboat

The Harpy Houseboat

Tower Bridge - London

An historic London floating home with the postcard view of Tower Bridge,
The Harpy is like no houseboat you’ve ever seen!

Sleeps 10 adults and 2 small children

From £550/night

Godney Arts House

Godney Arts House

Nr Wells - Somerset

A stylish fusion of old and new, with unique art and interior designs at every turn, at this cool cottage in Somerset.

Sleeps 8

From £140/night

Sussex AirShip

Sussex AirShip

Nr. Billingshurst - West Sussex

Contemporary design meets the beauty of nature at the Sussex AirShip, a state-of-the-art structure in its own private piece of woodland in the West Sussex hamlet of Five Oaks.

Sleeps 3

From £100/night

Heartwood Treehouse

Heartwood Treehouse

Welshpool - Powys

A luxurious, hot-tub treehouse for two with spectacular views across the lush Mid-Wales countryside.

Sleeps 2

From £192/night

Church House

Church House

Reading - Berkshire

A Grade II listed Victorian church combining history and luxury to create the perfect Berkshire retreat for big groups.

Sleeps 12

From £600/night

Hide Wales Group Accommodation

Hide Wales Group Accommodation

Llantwit Major - Vale of Glamorgan

Idyllic comfy spot for large groups sat in the pretty countryside near the Glamorgan coast.

Sleeps 12-20

From £260/night

Dun Aluinn

Dun Aluinn

Aberfeldy - Perthshire

Old meets new in the beautiful Perthshire countryside at Dun Aluinn House, a stunning luxury holiday home for 18 people.

Sleeps 18

From £1950/night

Croft 103

Croft 103

Durness - Sutherland

Two contemporary eco-hideouts in a wild Scottish landscape, hidden away from the outside world for the ultimate romance…

Sleeps 2

From £269/night

The Raft at Chigborough

The Raft at Chigborough

Chigborough - Essex

An exceptional way to experience life on the water, with room for four in this floating lake cabin on the Essex coast. There’s a hot tub, a boat and an inviting covered deck

Sleeps 4

From £195/night

Fair Oak Farm

Fair Oak Farm

Mayfield - East Sussex

Award-winning Fair Oak Farm, on a private 12-acre estate in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - The ultimate country retreat for up to 36 people!

Sleeps 36

From £895/night

The Chickenshed

The Chickenshed

Trellech - Monmouthshire

This farming shed has had a stylish makeover and is a hidden gem in South Wales’ lush, country landscapes…

Sleeps 8

From £210/night

Tregulland Cottage & Barn

Tregulland Cottage & Barn

Launceston - Cornwall

The perfect, super-luxury spot for large groups looking to escape to Cornwall with Britain’s first heated indoor freshwater pool.

Sleeps 22 (12 in The Cottage, 10 in The Barn)

From £1029/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

Author:
Claire Wills
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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