The summer holidays are just around the corner and if like me, the date has snuck up on you, you’ll be frantically looking for a last minute getaway. Here at Sykes Cottages, we have a fantastic selection of last minute properties still available for a summer break so there’s no need to panic. From the Scottish Highlands to the coast of Cornwall, we still have plenty of cottages to choose from! We’ve listed a selection of holiday lets still available for the summer below but to see our full collection simply head on over to the Sykes Cottages main site now.
Rathnure near Enniscorthy, County Wexford
Located on a working stud, cattle and sheep farm, Rathnure Cottage is surrounded by 300 acres of rural Irish countryside. This property is a big hit with families as children love to collect eggs in the morning or visit the owners’ pet pot-belly pig. With lovely mountain walks and the coast not too far away, there is plenty to do from this two bed holiday let, making it the ideal choice for your next Irish adventure.
Rathnure Cottage is currently available for seven nights from August 13th at a total cost of £510 or from August 20th at a total cost of £407*
Nether Burrow near Kirkby Lonsdale, The Lake District
The stylish Warren House is perfect for a big family or group of friends who wish to escape to the country this summer. The property boasts four bedrooms, three bathrooms, kitchen with dining area, cosy sitting room and a charming lawned garden. Just a short walk away from this Nether Burrow cottage, guests will find the famous Highwayman Inn, known far and wide for its wonderful menu – a must for anyone staying in the area.
Warren House is currently available for seven nights from either July 29th or August 12th at a total cost of £1149*
Kinloch Rannoch, Scotland
Keeper’s Cottage is the ideal Scottish escape. Located in the grounds of a beautiful estate, this property not only offers fantastic views but also has strong ties to the hit TV series Outlander, with some of the show’s scenes being filmed on the estate. Sleeping eight people in four bedrooms with three bathrooms and large open plan living area, this property has plenty of room both inside and out.
Keeper’s Cottage is currently available for seven nights from either July 29th or August 5th at a total cost of £1639 and from August 12th at a total cost of £1499*
1 Belle Vue
Osmothereley near Northallerton and Thirsk, North York Moors and Coast
This wonderful period cottage comfortably sleeps six people in three bedrooms with two bathrooms, cosy kitchen with dining area, living area with wood burning stove and a lovely garden perfect for relaxing in the summer sun. The local area is also ideal for explorers with the Cleveland Hills and Yorkshire Dales on your doorstep.
1 Belle Vue is currently available for seven nights from either August 5th or August 12th at a total cost of £839*
Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Scotland
If you’re looking for something a little bigger this summer, then you can’t go wrong with Kean’s Cottage. Located on the shores of Loch Fadon, this holiday let is full of character and style. This property can accommodate up to 12 people with two well-behaved dogs. The surrounding area is perfect for long walks and exploring the Loch, whilst the property’s cosy sitting room with wood burner is ideal for snuggling up with the family and playing board games.
Kean’s Cottage is currently available for seven nights from August 12th at a total cost of £1869 or seven nights from August 19th at a total cost of £1653*
*Pricing up to date as of July 15th 2016.