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Top 20 CoolStays for your Summer Staycation

Published: 6th January 2021

Things might be gloomy right now, but we're looking ahead to summer 2021 when with any luck travel will be possible, the sun will be shining and the birds will be singing. UK properties are already booking up fast, so if you're planning a getaway in July or August now is the time to book. To help you we've selected 20 of our favourite CoolStays - gorgeous family places beside the sea, glorious countryside glamping sites, treehouses, cottages and cabins - all still available for what we hope will be an epic summer 2021 staycation.
Sandpiper

Sandpiper

Torpoint - Cornwall

Luxurious holiday house with breathtaking ocean views and a private roof terrace set above Whitsand Bay on Cornwalls South Coast

Sleeps 10

From 214/night

Marners Rock

Marners Rock

Fowey - Cornwall

Beautiful apartment with a balcony overlooking the Fowey Estuary on the southeast coast of Cornwall, perfect for seaside escapes with family or friends.

Sleeps 6

From 260/night

Penrose

Penrose

Sennen - Cornwall

Uncover the secrets of Sennen at this charming seaside cottage for six. Overlooking the ocean and Whitesands Bay, its perfect for families.

Sleeps 6

From 86/night

Wildflower Wood at Beersheba Farm

Wildflower Wood at Beersheba Farm

St Ives - Cornwall

Eco-glamping amongst ethereal woodlands in stylish Landpods that overlook the glittering St Ives Bay on the Cornish coast.

Sleeps 5

From 61/night

The School House

The School House

Coryton - Okehampton

A restored Victorian schoolhouse in the heart of rural Devon offering friends and family a relaxed country stay

Sleeps 6

From 107/night

The Pop-Up Hotel at Cadland

The Pop-Up Hotel at Cadland

Southampton - Hampshire

Seaside holiday spot by a private beach in The New Forest, perfect for everything from a romantic escape to a family break.

Sleeps 2-6

From 125/night

The Hut at Lymore Forest

The Hut at Lymore Forest

Lymington - Hampshire

Lying just to the south of the New Forest National Park, this classic shepherd's hut is the perfect tranquil couple's retreat.

Sleeps 2

From 175/night

Camber Beach Guest House

Camber Beach Guest House

Camber Sands - East Sussex

Stay just a minute's stroll from the dunes and beaches of Camber Sands in a spacious, stylish, and eco-friendly holiday home.

Sleeps 10

From 450/night

Elham Treehouse

Elham Treehouse

Elham - Kent

On a 15th Century farmstead, in an historic Kent village near Canterbury, is the secluded and rustic retreat of Elham Treehouse.

Sleeps 2

From 100/night

Secret Water

Secret Water

Beccles - Suffolk

Secret Water offers visitors a truly unique experience with all the usual glamping fun but on the water in Suffolk

Sleeps 4

From 165/night

By the Wye

By the Wye

Hay On Wye - Powys

Comfy, luxurious eco-friendly safari tents in the woods on the bank of the river Wye in Herefordshire.

Sleeps 6

From 145/night

The Tithe House

The Tithe House

Glascwm - Powys

Unique and super-stylish holiday home for big groups near Hay-on-Wye with gorgeous gardens and a hot tub for some added luxury.

Sleeps 12

From 357/night

Felin Geri Luxury Safari Tents

Felin Geri Luxury Safari Tents

Newcastle Emlyn - Ceredigion

Luxury glamping site with four safari tents, a traditional Welsh cottage and hot tubs close to Cardigan. Minimum three night stay. Dogs welcome.

Sleeps 6-8 per tent

From 124/night

Lloyds Meadow Glamping

Lloyds Meadow Glamping

Mouldsworth - Cheshire

Get back to nature and explore the great outdoors in luxury and comfort at Lloyd's Meadow Glamping in Cheshire.

Sleeps 2 per tent

From 95/night

The Lodges at High Oaks Grange

The Lodges at High Oaks Grange

Pickering - North Yorkshire

Cosy Scandinavian-style lodges that get you closer to nature while providing a host of modern luxuries in North Yorkshire

Sleeps 4 per lodge

From 86/night

Netherby Treehouse

Netherby Treehouse

Longtown - Cumbria

Delightful treehouse amidst the verdant Netherby Estate in Northern Cumbria - ideal for couples or a small family with kids 7+.

Sleeps 4

From 180/night

Eildon Melrose Log Cabin

Eildon Melrose Log Cabin

Melrose - Scottish Borders

Located in the heart of the Scottish Borders and overlooking the majestic Eildon Hills is Eildon Melrose's Log Cabin.

Sleeps 4

From 214/night

Leuchie Walled Garden

Leuchie Walled Garden

North Berwick - East Lothian

Super-stylish mid-Century holiday home that sleeps 12, with acres of wonderful walled gardens close to the popular seaside town of North Berwick.

Sleeps 12

From 700/night

Tahuna Bothies

Tahuna Bothies

Newburgh - Aberdeenshire

Modern and stylish bothies by the sea on the picturesque and rugged Aberdeenshire coast of Scotland.

Sleeps 2 +2

From 85/night

Quayside

Quayside

Portree - Inverness-shire

Industrial chic meets Victorian charm at this luxury harbourfront apartment - overlooking a picturesque harbour on The Isle of Skye

Sleeps 6

From 200/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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