Sometimes we all need to recharge the batteries and a short break away from the stresses and strains of†modern life can really make all the difference. So, following on from a guest blogger’s popular ‘5 of the best luxury cottages in the UK‘ post of a few days ago, we thought you’d follow it up with another five. Whether you are looking for somewhere secluded to stay with your partner or you are seeking some blissfully quiet alone time, a short stay in a beautiful country cottage could be just the ticket. Here are five more of the best:
Mill Cottage, Maunsel House, Somerset
Mill Farm House is the largest cottage on the estate of the magnificent 13th Century Manor, Maunsel House. The cottage overlooks the estate’s beautiful rolling fields and a delightful stream. It has four bedrooms, four bathrooms plus a luxury sofa bed in the lounge which can be made into a fifth bedroom. Local attractions include Wookey Hole Caves, Glastonbury Tor and Clarkes Outlet Shopping village.
Capable of sleeping up to ten, prices start from £675 per night.
Medley Court, Hever Castle, Kent
In the grounds of Hever Castle, Medley Court was built by William Astor in 1903, and has been restored to the luxurious standard of that time. It has four bedrooms, three bathrooms and an elegant kitchen and lounge, and residents have the grounds of Hever to themselves after the gates close to the public.
Prices start from £2,623 a week.
Felmingham Hall, Norfolk
Play at being lords and ladies of the manor in an Elizabethan country pile that sleeps 14 and comes¬†with an outdoor heated pool and a baby grand piano in the drawing room. The manor is set in six¬†acres with a picturesque walled garden, a top-notch kitchen, and the services of a housekeeper.
Prices start from £5,747 a week.
Jura Lodge, Isle of Jura
Conveniently positioned next to the distillery, this is the ideal home for any Diurachs (lovers of Jura) out there. Beautifully furnished, the accommodation can sleep up to 8 people and even comes complete with ‘Archie’, a resident suit of armour, not to mention a plentiful supply of Jura whisky.
Prices start from £2,500 a night with a minimum stay of 3 nights.
The Laird’s Apartment, Brodie Castle, Moray
Furnished with antiques, the luxurious rooms here include a grand dining room and elegant bedrooms. The apartment sleeps up to 14 and is surrounded by woodland.
Prices start from £2,200 a†week.