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Posted by on Oct 2, 2015 in Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel UK |

3 UK Boltholes for a Cosy Winter Getaway

3 UK Boltholes for a Cosy Winter Getaway

Winter in the United Kingdom can lead into freezing temperatures, and can ruin your holiday. The key here is to be intelligent in choosing where to go. Three of the top picks will be mentioned below, providing you with an idea on where you should stay if you plan to have a quick winter escape.  

Bonawe House

Bonawe House offers a wide array of accommodation choices including holiday cottages and lodges that are perfect for those who are traveling in large groups. They offer the ideal alternative for hotels because they are self-catering and cheaper. These are some of the best holiday cottages near Oban.

Bonawe House

When you choose to stay at Bonawe House during your winter getaway, you will not run out of ideas on how to have fun. You can keep yourselves busy because of having an abundance of activities that can be enjoyed. With photographic landscapes that are visible anytime of the year, this is surely a place for winter break that deserves your attention. Some of the main attractions that can be visited easily from Bonawe House include Dunstaffnage Castle, Dunollie Castle, Killmartin House Museum, Loch Etive, Inverawe Country Park and McCaig’s Tower. 

Rose Cottage

If you plan to turn your cosy winter getaway into a romantic honeymoon, this is the perfect accommodation for your holiday. This 18th century cottage enjoys an intimate location and fantastic facilities in an art-filled setting. Aside from a hot tub, it also has copper bath, log wood burner and state of the art facilities in every part of the house, comparable to what you can find in sumptuous hotels.

Of course, you do not have to spend the entire trip just inside your romantic cottage, even if it is indeed very inviting. There are many things that can be done within the area. Many people decide to head to one of the best beaches in Devon while others hit the golf course. There are also cycling friendly routes and markets where you can shop. There are also numerous restaurants around the area, providing guests with limitless opportunities to enjoy a diversity of culinary treats.

Quaint End

This cottage in the Cotswolds enjoys a prime location as it is situated right at the heart of Ebrington, a charming village that is teeming in terms of character. The cottage consists of three floors, making it perfect for those traveling in a large group. Its prime location makes it an excellent jump off point for enjoying the attractions that are nearby. It is also complete with the amenities that you will need, such as a luxurious living room and a fully functional kitchen.

Quaint End

Quaint End cottage puts you within easy access to some of the best pubs and bars that can offer a truly local experience. Aside from eating and drinking, you can also take a stroll at its serene gardens, explore history, and have fun with the whole family. Some of the attractions that should not be missed include Batsford Arboretum and Wild Garden, Berkeley Castle, Blenheim Palace, Broughton Castle, Hailes Abbey, Gloucester Cathedral, Corinium Museum, Cotswold Wildlife Parks and Gardens, and Roman Baths.


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