Not everyone likes to travel as part of a large group, in fact many of us would prefer to holiday alone and treat ourselves to the finer things in life whilst enjoying a little peace and quiet. If you’re a solo traveller in search of a cottage for one, keep reading as we list four of our favourite small cottages which are sure to inspire your next getaway.
Westwick Edge Cottage
Bishop Monkton, Yorkshire Dales
Westwick Edge Cottage provides a wonderful holiday hideaway in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, just a short drive from the charming city of Ripon. This comfortable cottage is perfect for individuals who are looking for a little down time. Here you can spend your afternoons exploring Ripon and the Yorkshire Dales at a leisurely pace, before heading back to the cosy Westwick Edge Cottage to curl up on the sofa with a glass of wine and a good book.
The Cider Mill
Westhope, Heart of England
Providing fantastic Grade II listed accommodation, The Cider Mill can be found nestled amongst the apple orchards of Westhope village in the Heart of England. This character cottage comes with luxury décor, exposed beams and an inviting woodburning stove, making this snug property almost too good to leave. If you do decide to venture outside, then you’ll be rewarded with numerous walks and birdwatching opportunities as well as a warm welcome from villagers at the local pub.
Nibthwaite, Lake District
Situated in the picturesque Lake District, just one mile from the beautiful Coniston Water, Charcoal Nook offers high class accommodation for those individuals wishing to connect with nature. From this wonderful cottage you can explore the east shore of the lake by following one of the many foot or bike paths which can be found on your door step. Once you’ve finished exploring, make your way back to Charcoal Nook and retire to the comfort of your super king size bed for a good night’s sleep.
Threshfield, Yorkshire Dales
Offering a warm and inviting escape from everyday life, Monks Cottage can be found in the stunning Yorkshire Dales National Park. Great for individuals travelling with their pets, this lovely cottage allows up to two well behaved dogs and provides a spacious lawned garden for them to play in. When you’re not having fun in the garden, venture a little further on and you’ll discover a fantastic walk along the river which leads to Linton Falls, a wonderful spot of a solo picnic!
To see our full selection of small holiday cottages please click here.