In Devon and Cornwall, find the ideal cottage staycation to fit your interests.
Whether you want to unwind by baking, swimming, or taking in the views, these cottages in the South West have got you covered.
If you haven’t chosen where you want to go on holiday in the UK this year, eviivo, an online booking site, has eight distinct staycation spots that cater to popular interests. Thousands of Britons have taken up a new hobby to pass the time during the lockdown, including Team GB Olympic diver Tom Daley, who demonstrated his knitting abilities during the previous year.
In a recent poll, Cornwall and Devon were named first and second, respectively, as the most popular destinations for a nostalgic UK vacation.
So, based on your favorite leisure activity, where do you think the best spots are? The eight properties that are still available for a last-minute excursion are shown below.
This South Devon country property, which was named ‘Dog-friendly Business of the Year’ in the 2018 VisitEngland Awards, invites dogs and their owners for a quiet break in a five-star B&B.
There are lots of lovely coastal and country pathways for you and your four-legged friends to explore close to the village of Ipplepen and just under a 20-minute drive from Torquay and Paignton.
In the mornings, dogs are served to the ultimate ‘A la Bark breakfast,’ and there are four acres of garden and grounds to roam for furry pals.
Boscundle Manor is a home with charm, character, and unrivaled comfort. This opulent Cornwall manor house hotel is nestled in two acres of private gardens, just five minutes from the county’s historic harbours and beautiful coves.
Holidaymakers may relax in perfect luxury while being close to the heart of Cornwall’s top attractions, thanks to a croquet lawn, indoor spa, and expansive sitting rooms with open fireplaces.
Anyone who enjoys staying up late doing jigsaw puzzles and puzzles might try their hand at the Amazing Cornish Maize Maze at Smeaton Farm for a 3D challenge.
This 450-acre working farm in Tamar Valley allows visitors to explore protected animal areas, have a picnic lunch with the resident alpacas and Mule sheep, and enjoy a picnic meal with the resident alpacas and Mule sheep.
The two-acre gardens overlooking Whitsand are photographed from this 18th century farmhouse, which is located in the Rame Peninsula Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. “Brinkwire News in Condensed Form.”