Lancashire Times
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7:00 AM 3rd December 2021

Cottages In Lesser-visited UK Destinations

Many Brits are still looking for different, lesser-known places to visit across the UK as staycations remain popular.

To help travellers uncover these destinations, Sykes Cottages has rounded up a selection of its properties in and around some of the UK’s most spectacular alternative destinations.

This includes a cottage with uninterrupted views of the Scottish countryside, and a renovated farmhouse in the heart of Cheshire.

Here’s a snapshot:

Walberswick, Suffolk
The Old Custom House, Blythburgh near Walberswick
Sleeps: Six
Price: Seven nights from £572

Situated in the charming village of Blythburgh in Suffolk is The Old Custom House.
There’s plenty to explore with the Blyth Estuary on the doorstep, and the coastal towns of Southworld and Walberswick only four miles away.

Guests can relax in front of the fire overlooking the large garden with a glass of bubbly or spend an evening in the White Hart pub that sits just across the road.

Peebles, Scotland
Torview House, near Peebles
Sleeps: 12
Price: Seven nights from £855

Offering uninterrupted views of the Scottish countryside, Torview House is the perfect destination for outdoor lovers.

Guests can enjoy walking, mountain biking and fishing at the surrounding Forest of Tweeddale, or head into Peebles to browse the abundance of independent shops.

Sleeping 12, this spacious property offers a unique base for a long overdue family get together.

Lymm, Cheshire
Legh Oaks Farm, High Legh near Lymm
Sleeps: 10
Price: Seven nights from £1,418
Legh Oaks Farm is a striking farmhouse renovation in the heart of the quaint village of High Legh in Cheshire.

The property makes for a luxury getaway with a cosy living room with and a spacious open planned kitchen equipped with everything you need.

Guests can visit nearby Lymm to enjoy lunch at one of the local country pubs or restaurants, before heading into the historic Tatton Park estate to discover the deer roaming through park.

Tintern, Wales
The Comfy Cow, Llansoy near Tintern
Sleeps: Two
Price: Seven nights from £366

Couples can stay at The Comfy Cow, which is set in a serene location overlooking the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons.

Sleeping two, this rustic property is a converted bull pen nestled in beautiful countryside and offers an ideal base for a romantic break.

Located in Monmouthshire, holidaymakers can enjoy an abundance of local farm shops in the nearby market towns of Monmouth and Abergavenny. Visitors should also visit the Wye Valley village of Tintern, with its impressive Cistercian abbey.

Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
The Barn at Sandhole Cottage, Matfield near Royal Tunbridge Wells
Sleeps: Four
Price: Seven nights from £367

The Barn at Sandhole Cottage is tucked away in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Kent.

The property boasts a mixture of character and contemporary with its rustic furniture and spacious living space, making it a cosy getaway for couples.

The Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells is less than five miles away, which has an abundance of restaurants and cafes in the historic Pantiles area, and beautiful parks to explore including one with a boating lake.

To book one of these breaks, visit or call 01244 617683.