Easter Escapes from Premier Cottages
From family-friendly and “Dog’s Welcome” stays to cosy cottages for two and multi-generational houses, Premier Cottages has availability at a wide range of properties for Easter.
Gitcombe House and Country Cottages, Devon
Gitcombe House and Country Cottages offers eight family-friendly boltholes in 14 acres of beautiful grounds close to Salcombe. The cottage cluster features a heated indoor swimming pool, hot tubs, sauna, steam room plus a soft play area, outdoor play equipment and a championship sized tennis court. There are riverside walks on the doorstep and Dartmoor is just a 30 minute drive away.
A seven-night stay for six in Burrator Cottage arriving Saturday 1st April costs £1960. The cottage is super baby, toddler, and child-friendly with built-in stair gates, travel cots, high chairs, booster seats, baby baths, children's cutlery, food blenders and other child-friendly touches. Further cottages sleeping four to eight guests are also available. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 07597398127)
Broomhill Manor in Cornwall
Broomhill Manor offers a collection of 18 luxury properties within walking distance of Bude’s award-winning beaches.
The properties have a shared heated indoor pool plus an excellent outdoor hard tennis court, stables with horses for all abilities, a child’s soft play barn and games room. Broomhill is on the South West Coast Path with its spectacular cliff walks and stunning views. A week in Broomhill’s Seagull for five arriving 1st April is £1360 and arriving 8th April is £1255. Further cottages are also available. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01288 352940)
The Hyning Estate in The Lake District & Yorkshire Dales
Set on the edge of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, The Hyning Estate provides seven ‘green’ luxurious cottages, which have been superbly renovated to be sympathetic to their 17th century origins
Head out straight from the cottage door with a traditional map and guidebook or download one of the many local walks from the digital library of walks - strolls to suit all ages. Take the ferry following in the steps of Beatrix Potter over Claife Heights with spectacular views of Lake Windermere or try the more strenuous but popular Cautley Crag and The Calf in the Yorkshire Dales.
A week’s stay in The Tack Barn for two is £1199, in The Old Forge for four is £1680 and in The Old Farmhouse for six is £2053 all for arrival 1st April. Further cottages and Easter dates are also available. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01539 824900)
Higher Menadew Farm, Cornwall
Part of a small hamlet in the tranquil Cornish countryside just north of St Austell Bay, Higher Menadew Farm offers seven family-friendly cottages. Onsite is an indoor heated pool, games room with table tennis, table football, air hockey and a dedicated area for fives and under, outdoor play areas, trampoline and a host of friendly farm animals including ducks, hens and pigs.
The cottages provide a great base for exploring both of Cornwall’s coasts, as well as its stunning gardens including: the Eden Project and The Lost Gardens of Heligan plus the pretty fishing villages and towns of Fowey, Mevagissey and Padstow. Higher Menadew Farm has a week’s stay for six in Swallows Nest or Rafters arriving 1st April for £1725 and arriving 8th April for £1695. A week in Haydon for four arriving 1st or 8th April is £1423. (www.premiercottages.co.uk 01726 850 310)
West Wales Waterside Properties, Pembrokeshire
Sherwood House and Headland Cottage, are two luxury water-facing properties that welcome dogs. Sherwood is located at the start of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path close to the dog-friendly Poppit Sands beach. Headland Cottage overlooks dog-friendly Aberporth beach with sea views from every window. Both have contained terrace/garden areas, outdoor showers and stunning views - heavenly for humans and dogs! Pooch treats, toys, towels, blankets, a selection of leads and details of dog friendly walks and places to visit are all provided.
Arriving 1st April, a week’s stay for seven in Sherwood House is £2310 and a week’s stay in Headland Cottage for six is £2200. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 07970 635202)
Skylarks at Downs Barn Farm Cottages, Cornwall
Skylarks at Downs Barn Farm Cottages is a gorgeous and spacious cottage for two. All on one level, it has endless panoramic views from the large gable end window towards Land’s End. Modern comforts include a large living area with leather chaise sofa, 42” flat screen TV, designer kitchen and dining area with underfloor heating throughout to ensure couples are kept warm and cosy. The bedroom has a super comfy 6ft bed and the luxury bathroom boasts a freestanding double-ended bath, a walk-in drench shower and lots of soft fluffy towels.
Close to a choice of restaurants and ideally situated for taking in West Cornwall’s key sights including St Michael’s Mount, The Minack Theatre, St Ives and a range of golden sandy beaches and pretty fishing coves. A week’s stay in Skylarks for two is £845 for arrival 31st March or 7th April. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01736 810295)