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Leave your work and worries behind and treat your other half to a romantic weekend break with Sykes Holiday Cottages.

Our brand new collection of romantic and rehabilitating holidays strive to offer rest and relaxation among the delights of the UK countryside with no WiFi and little phone signal – a true retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. From a quirky yurt in Gloucestershire to a hilltop cottage in Herefordshire, we are sure to offer an escape perfect for you and your loved one.

Take a look through our 5 rehabilitating holiday cottages…


1. The Sheep Shed (Ref. 1009412), Hawsker, North York Moors

The Sheep Shed

This snug little shepherd’s hut rests just outside of Hawsker, within the beautiful North York Moors National Park.

Sit with your feet up in front of the roaring woodburning stove, or take yourselves onto the veranda to soak up the country air. The Sheep Shed is ideal no matter what time of year you’re looking to escape with your other half.

The ancient port of Whitby is just a short drive away, showcasing its stunning harbour and wealth of independent shops and eateries. Don’t forget to visit the renowned village of Robin Hood’s Bay, lined with quirky cobbled streets, it makes for a memorable day out.


2. Island Yurt, (Ref. 903586), Beckford, Worcestershire

Island Yurt Collage

This unique, 20-foot yurt enjoys a tranquil lakeside location within the village of Beckford on the Gloucestershire-Worcestershire border.

Still enjoy a touch of indulgence on your rehabilitating retreat, with the luxury of a fire pit, hot tub and even a sauna to take advantage of. On the chillier nights, sit in with the gas-effect woodburner to keep you toasty – ensuring a break filled with romance and relaxation.

The plentiful opportunities of the Cotswolds beckon right from your doorstep, with a host of stunning walking paths and trails right on-hand, not to mention a choice of popular towns including Cheltenham and Tewkesbury. Our Cotswolds Travel Guide offers all the inspiration you need for an escape to remember.


3. The Roundhouse (Ref. 14576), near Midsomer Norton, Somerset

The Roundhouse Collage

The Roundhouse, just outside of the charming town of Midsomer Norton, is ideal for couples looking for a retreat with a difference.

The interior boasts a superb mix of elegance and charm, with a classy four-poster bed and a country kitchen helping to provide a homely base for that much-needed escape. You can admire the surrounding greenery by taking a stroll from your doorstep, or perhaps just admire the rural location from the patio with a drink in-hand.

Bath and Wells are two must-see cities in the local area, both lined with fascinating architecture and much to see and do for all to enjoy.


4. Rose Cottage (Ref. 930279), near Monmouth, Monmouthshire

Rose Cottage Collage

Within reach of the fascinating border town of Monmouth, Rose Cottage rests in a hilltop location and is surrounded by the luscious greenery of the Wye Valley AONB.

This is the perfect escape for couples who enjoy exploring the great outdoors, with everything from walking to canoeing available in the area, use this heart-warming cottage to return to at the end of your adventure.

Retreat from reality at Rose Cottage for a holiday filled with scenery and outdoor activity.


5. Isallt Bach (Ref. 939210), near Porthmadog, North Wales

Isallt Bach Collage

Get away from the crowds with your loved one at Isallt Bach in North Wales, resting among 200 acres of the owner’s working farmland within the Snowdonia National Park.

Take a hike among the stunning landscapes right on your doorstep before returning to the alluring sitting room, complete with a woodburning stove set in a charming stone surround.

If a day at the seaside is on your agenda, the bustling beach resort of Porthmadog is an easy drive away. Journey in either direction along the coast to be at one with the coastal beauty, or make the most of the plethora of opportunities throughout Snowdonia. Our handy North Wales Travel Guide will make sure that your break is one to remember.


Choose your rehabilitating¬†cottage holiday with Sykes, and don’t forget to tag us in your adventures on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

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