29th March 2022
Fancy a dip? There's nothing more glorious than a bracing freshwater swim in a river or lake. These 25 waterside properties around the UK all have magical wild swimming spots right on their doorsteps.
Near Witney - Oxfordshire
Luxury Cotswolds barn with a swimming pond, wood burner and eco-friendly heating.
Kilgetty - Pembrokeshire
Sleeps 2 +2
Stunning cabin perched on the edge of a lake in the beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside.
Aboyne - Aberdeenshire
A luxury log cabin fit for royalty. Built originally for Queen Mary as a tea house, it sits on the banks of an Aberdeenshire loch surrounded by enchanting pine woods.
Glenridding - Cumbria
A beautiful lakeside estate with two luxurious properties, stunning views across Ullswater and acres of idyllic gardens and woodland to explore.
King's Lynn - Norfolk
These cosy wood cabins are set in West Lexham Manor, a gorgeous countryside estate in the exceptional East Anglian countryside.
Lochaline - Argyll
Architecturally extraordinary two storey aluminium tiny house with views of the Sound of Mull and a wraparound balcony
Hawick - Roxburghshire
Retreat from reality at the peaceful Tiny Home Borders in the Scottish Borders, a couples' cabin hosting a Scandinavian wood-fired hot tub and a private Lochin.
Faversham - Kent
With stunning panoramic views across Graveney Marshes, Nagden House is a stylish and secluded rural retreat in Kent.
Ullswater - The Lake District
Sleeps 8 - 12 per property
Inspiring holiday homes for large groups with breathtaking views of Ullswater and decadent five star gold accommodation.
Isle of Harris - Eilean Siar
This modernist cabin sits on the southern tip of Scotland's Isle of Harris, offering stunning views of the Isle of Skye and beyond.
Attleborough - Norfolk
Glamping in luxury yurts and shepherd’s hut on the shores of stunning lakes in the Norfolk countryside, perfect for reconnecting with nature.
Penrith - Cumbria
Perched on the water, this lake district bolthole offers plenty of romantic charm and views that go on forever - perfect for just the two of you
Broadford - Isle of Skye
Sleeps 6 per shed
On the coastline of the beautiful Isle of Skye sit these two luxury and eco-friendly holiday homes with spectacular views.
Stamford - Lincolnshire
Stunning rural home near Stamford, Lincolnshire, with private tennis court and flexible space - book the 3 bedroom lodge, the 5 bedroom lodge, or the whole property for up 20 guests.
Ullswater - Cumbria
Sleeps 2-5 per room
Stunning Lake District landscapes, acres of space and great food and drink… There are many more reasons to get to know this boutique hotel in Ullswater
by Aviemore - Highlands
Cosy, and stylish, traditional and modern, this lovely Scottish house is surrounded by the most magical Cairngorms scenery.
West Coast - Scottish Highlands
Sleeps 2 - 4
Bliss Haus is a stylish coastal hideaway by the Atlantic ocean, perfect for the ultimate escape from the everyday.
Boat of Garten - Highlands
Beautifully restored 18th Century Mill in the Cairngorms National Park, sleeping fourteen guests in style with a hot tub and sauna.
Avernish - Kyle of Lochalsh
An architect-designed Highlands retreat that sits in perfect harmony within its stunning location on the banks of Loch Alsh.
Oban - Argyll and Bute
Sleeps 2 per bothie
Beautiful, minimalist cabins set on a secret patch of Scottish wilderness overlooking Loch Nell and close to the Western Isles.
Ashby Folville - Leicestershire
Go off grid and stay in a private luxury cabin, complete with wood fired hot tub, set among 11 acres of woodland at Knotting Hill Barn House.
Bodney - Norfolk
Bodney Lodge is a beautifully restored 19th Century barn in the Norfolk countryside that's ideal for big group holidays.
Minster-on-sea - Isle of Sheppey
Luxurious cottage in the heart of Elmley Nature Reserve, the perfect countryside escape for family gatherings, large groups or retreats.
Cambridge - Cambridgeshire
Romantic cabin for two, overlooking a wild swimming pond, with firepit, and picture windows, five miles from Cambridge.
Nr Chirbury - Shropshire
Sleeps 4 per lodge
Enjoy breathtaking views of the Shropshire hills from the comfort of your own hot tub in these super-comfy, luxurious cabins.
Arthog - Gwynedd
Sleeps 2-5 per unit
A glamper's paradise for those wanting to get away from it all - gloriously located overlooking the Mawddach Estuary in Snowdonia National Park.
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