Spa-tastic Cottage Stays and Relaxing Breaks for January
A relaxing cottage escape provides the perfect antidote to a hectic festive season. Premier Cottages highlights four properties that are perfect for those seeking a blissful escape.
Burlton Cottages, North Shropshire
New for 2022, Burlton Cottages has added a bespoke wellness studio to its portfolio of three Gold Award cottages with onsite indoor pool and spa facilities including a hot tub and steam room. The family-run dog-friendly 500 acre private farming estate offers a wealth of walks and is just 20-minutes from the beautiful medieval country town of Shrewbury with its vibrant mix of cafes. There are plenty of walking options from the cottage door too and the local village pub is within walking distance.
Prices start from £495 for two sharing Stable cottage in January includes a complimentary mindfulness walk with a difference through the beautiful grounds of the ancient National Trust property Powis Castle worth £60. The walk will be interlaced with guided meditations and mindfulness practices. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01939 270404) Images here
Less than 15 minutes’ drive from Lake Windermere and around 40 minutes from Ambleside, Mirefoot Cottages provide the perfect base for a post festive escape exploring all the Lakes have to offer. Facilities on site include a 16 metre indoor pool, well-equipped gym, sauna and Jacuzzi.
New for 2022 and available from 7th January to 7th March, Mirefoot cottages* spa package includes a three night weekend self-catering stay for two guests from just £780 including two complimentary Spa treatments. The specially priced breaks are available at Shepherd's View, Twitchers and The Shippon. *Excludes Kirkstone, massages available on Sunday only, offer subject to availability, T&C's apply. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01539 896117) Images here
Spa break in a luxury treehouse in Northumberland
Beacon Hill’s cutting edge Treehouse is tucked away on the south side of a beautiful 40 acre beech wood. Clad in burnt Siberian larch, it stands high on Corten steel columns, with a small balcony that’s perfect for morning coffee or evening drinks and a private patio with table and chairs for meals al fresco. Countryside views across the estate can be enjoyed from the comfort of the sofa in the open plan living space with its floor to ceiling mirror glass windows and the cosy bedroom features a comfortable super-king size bed and curtains that can be opened with the touch of a button! Couples will stay warm whatever the weather in this highly insulated building; there is a Combi boiler and radiators but heating is primarily by the sun!
On site is a purpose built observatory with a quality telescope for viewing the magical night skies plus a spa with indoor heated 40ft swimming pool open , Jacuzzi, steam room, Laconium hot tub, sauna, gymnasium and beauty salon.
A seven night stay for two guests costs from £1500 and a three night stay for two from £750, fully inclusive an hour’s spa treatment and all of the Beacon Hill facilities. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01670 780900) Images here
Star watching break in the Scottish borders
Enjoy a romantic star gazing break this spring deep in the Scottish Borders. Just 20 miles from Edinburgh experience amazing dark skies at Airhouses’ Hawthorn Pod
A quirky hideaway for two, The Hawthorn Pod has its own hot tub and barbecue. Outside it is like a fairy tale house while the interior features the latest high tech comforts including mood lighting, a sound system, underfloor heating plus a bed, a microwave and hob and en suite wet room with shower, sink and WC. There is also an onsite Farm Shop offering a fine selection of essential supplies.
The star gazing break costs from £375 for a two night stay for two including the use of two pairs of astronomical binoculars and two warm blankets provided by local The Tartan Blanket Company. There’s also an extra special snack box to enjoy featuring luxury ethically sourced artisan hot chocolate by the Scottish Chocolate Tree.(www.premiercottages.co.uk, 07785758375) Images here
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