UK holiday cottages for June

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Sophie Gackowski

Sophie Gackowski
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UK holiday cottages for JuneOk, so you might not jump for joy when you wake to raindrops on the window, but let’s face it – June’s as good a month as any to book a break at home. The schools have broken up in Scotland (the holidays usually begin around 25 June), and the weather is, well, more pleasant than usual. It can get as high as 22°C in the furthest reaches of southern England, topping off in Scotland at a moderate 17°C. There’ll only be six hours of sunshine per day, but hey – you can’t expect anything too great from our wet and windy isles right?

Wrong (I'll keep the cockiness to a minimum!). When you’re out hiking in the hills, boating on the river, or simply enjoying those summer-bloom scents, you won’t worry about a spot of drizzle; there’s too much fun to be had. Snuggling up in front of your wood-burning stove, you’ll soon find renting a UK cottage was the best idea you ever had. 

 

June holiday cottages in the UK’s loveliest locales


   

June holiday cottages in Suffolk June holiday cottages in Suffolk

Are you a seaside sunbather or adventure seeker? Crazy about cathedrals or all about the wildlife? It doesn’t really matter (and no one’s crazy about cathedrals), because Suffolk’s a diverse place for a cottage holiday. The county’s awash with market towns and dense woodlands, great for tourists looking for jam-packed breaks. Cycle through Brandon’s Thetford Forest (with its Go Ape tree-top attraction), watch the sunrise on the UK’s most easterly beach at Lowestoft, or get lost in the 19th-century maze at Somerleyton Hall. 

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June holiday cottages in Northumberland June holiday cottages in Northumberland

With its coast and National Park, Hadrian’s Wall and the North Pennines, there’s no doubt Northumberland offers you more to see and do than you could ever accomplish in a week. So, you’ll have to choose – and what’ll it be? You’ve got two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty to consider, religious sites like Lindisfarne Priory to visit (well, that’s a must – Holy Island is spectacular), and Kielder Water & Forest Park to traverse. The latter has England’s largest planted forest, home to 150 million trees. That’s a whole lot of climbing to do...

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June holiday cottages in Torbay June holiday cottages in Torbay

From north to south, and the indescribably beautiful Torbay. Set on the South West Coastal Path, it encompasses Paignton, Brixham and – of course – Torquay. But while most people associate the area with its beaches, there’s a lot more to cottage holidays than seaside fun in the sun (though admittedly, that’s enough to please me!). Ever heard of Cockington Village? You should have – it’s one of the most photographed in the UK. With thatched buildings dating back to the 14th century, it really does deserve the word ‘picturesque’.

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June holiday cottages in Carmarthenshire June holiday cottages in Carmarthenshire

Otherwise known as the ‘Garden of Wales’, Carmarthenshire is one of those places where unwinding is almost obligatory – but don’t let its beauty belie its fascinating past. An ancient place where Welsh culture never died, it’s rife with myth and legend. Oh, and castles – don’t forget the castles. Carreg Cennen; Dinefwr; Kidwell; Llandovery: the list really does go on, and they’re all riddled with little passageways. Prepare your double-l sound (place your tongue to say ‘l’ and blow through it!), and get ready to go Welsh for the week.

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June holiday cottages in Argyll June holiday cottages in Argyll

The last time I was in Argyll, I ate my bodyweight in oysters – and it was tremendous (though incredibly greedy, I’ll concede). I watched hermit crabs fight for new homes, took long walks and saw too many birds to name. I wanted to travel to the Isle of Gigha – but the weather wasn’t quite right. In June, this won’t happen; it’s an ideal time to go. When back at your cottage for a night beside the fire, you’ll realise how wonderful it is to do, well, nothing. This is a place to explore on your own steam. And if you don’t fancy finding your own dinner (which you easily can, trust me) head to Loch Fyne oyster bar – it’s worth making the trip alone.

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UK holiday cottages for June

Two Luxurious Hideaway Cottages with Stunning Views in Rural Location

VICARAGE COTTAGE and The Old Vicarage COACH HOUSE are two, separate, luxury one bedroom cottages set in the tranquil, landscaped gardens of The Old Vicarage, a lovely Victorian house that is an award winning, boutique country house B&B. The COACH ...

Characterful Lakeland Cottage in the Jaws of Borrowdale

Situated in the idyllic village of Grange-in-Borrowdale some 4 miles south of Keswick at the southern tip of Derwent Water. The cottage enjoys stunning views of the Fells with walks to Catbells to the North West and Skiddaw beyond or to Watendlat...

Stay somewhere unusual , Peaceful central location, sleeps 4, Pets Welcome.

The Arch of the Clocktower was originally the entrance into the courtyard where the Horse drawn carriage belonging to The 19th Century Kinfauns Castle would of rode through. Each side of the Clocktower would of been home to the footman and staff ...

4 star accommodation offering a rural retreat 2 miles from Perth. Pets Welcome

Our Creme de le creme No 4 Coach house was originally created as Coach houses to store the horse drawn Carriages for the 19th Centuury Kinfauns Castle. The Traditional stone built B listed buildings in attractive courtyard setting has an idyllic...

Luxury Accommodation offering a rural retreat just 2 miles from Perth.

Set within the most breathtaking views of Perthshire Tay Valley. Coach House 8 was once the Dance Hall for the footman and staff off the 19th Century Kinfauns castle. The Towerview development was originally created as stable and coach houses, no...

Scenic Rural Tranquility for 2 in central loaction. Pets Welcome

Coach house 1 was once the Blacksmith cottage which belonged to the 19th Century Kinfauns Castle. Originally created as stables and Coach houses for the 19th Century Kinfauns Castle, the traditional stone built B listed buildings in attractive co...

Artists Retreat Sleeps 2

Welcome to the Artist Retreat! Set in Hampshire, it is the prefect romantic getaway for couple or small families. The exquisite and quirky property has been thoughtfully decorated. It is surrounded by sculpture and contemporary art, offering gues...

Kittocks Cottage, St Andrews

Next door to Kittocks Den, stone built cottages in a row of four, 2 miles from St Andrews and constructed around 1870. The cottages are situated about ten meters from the main country road, and lie in peaceful and attractive surroundings, with vie...

No. 3 Sypsies Cottages, Crail

Semi detached terraced cottage in a row of three, next door to Cradle cottage and close to Meggie Allan's cottage. Five minute's walk to Crail, perfect for families, couples and pet owners. Sypsies cottage is tastefully decorated with comfort in m...

Number 4 Kirkmay Cottages, Crail

Terraced cottage in a row of five, nestled between Lairdsgate and May Isle Cottages along from The Nuttings and Kirkmay cottages. Five minute's walk to the heart of historic Crail, perfect for families, couples and pet owners. This property has a ...
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