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Sykes Gems Awards 2023 Feature

Welcome to the Sykes Gems 2023 Awards Shortlist!

After a three-year hiatus, we’re pleased to announce the shortlist, celebrating the hard work and excellence of our property owners.

Judging will take place throughout August and our Sykes Gems 2023 winners will be revealed in September!

Find the shortlisted properties below…


Best for Beaches

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The Hideout – 1080901
Sea Breeze – 991958
Ocean Breeze – 1008186
Wessex View – 1034440
Cowrie Cottage – 1090052

Best for Couples

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Ty Hydref – 1059372
Churchend Cottage – 953417
Butterrow Gate – 1091332
Malvern View Lodge – 1056817
No.37 – 1097425

Best for Families

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Damson Lodge – 1068790
Manor Wood – 933486
Hollydale – 1024110
The Granary – 1070940
Robins Nest – 1073147

Best Farm Stay

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Acorn Cottage – 969150
Nant yr Esgair –  1100514
Pendre Uchaf – 17683
Long Ing Farm – 993440
Boskins- 981732

Best for Glamping

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High Grounds Shepherd’s Hut – 1104961
The Wagon at Burrow Hill – 1104502
Veiko – Mayflower Meadow – 1112700
Badgers Sett – 1027477
The Shepherds Hut – 1094449

Best for Large Groups

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South Hill Farmhouse – 988753
Royal Victoria House – 1024366
Groomes Country House – 974883
West View Cottage – 1027108
Bryn Derwen – 921921

Best for Views

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Haka Lodge – 988160
Glan Dwr Bach – 1008839
Druidaig Cottage – 934676
The Barn at Hill House – 1085382
Sea Sands – 1052617

Best Pet-Friendly Property

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Eleri cottage – 1048537
Fellside Lodge – 1065820
The Old Wood Coach House – 942218
Hadcroft Cottage – 988851
Castle School House – 973874

Best for Walking

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Groes Heol – 1040432
Rookwood – 1000312
Dudmire – 1076512
Hope View House – 1131655
Yr Hen Oriel – 1081745

Best Historic Property

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The Pump House Art Studio – 1056315
Newbiggin Chapel – 1066719
Bearnock Lodge – 1077443
The Banquet House – 1038899
Plas Glan yr Afon – 1102388

Best Hot Tub Property

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Bacheiddon Log Cabin – 1051902
Lake Farm Cottage – 983716
Pant Y Rhedyn – 1046350
Pen Bryn – 1053092
The Bickleigh – 1072856

Best Longstanding Property

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Harriet’s cottage – 973900
St Edmunds House – 970957
Little Silver Nugget – 959785
Swallow Cottage – 1196
Little Melrose – 917453

Best Luxury Property

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Wildersley Farm – The Farm House – 1025207
Ghyll Cottage – 1050582
Beckside Cottage – 1075157
See Two Seas – 1013628
The Cider Mill – 11799

Best National Park Property

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Y Felin at Coed Cadw – 1086080
Dairy Cottage – 4601
Yelfords Cottage – 975871
Bobbin Mill Cottage – 939978
Glenside – 955053

Best Newcomer

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2 Market Square – 1044429
The Gatehouse – 1080853
Cadnant Park Maisonette – 1098955
The Old Byre – 1101414
Herdie Hideaway – 1107447

Best Quirky Property

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Hobbes Cottage – 1079767
Ticket Office – 1125
1 Pringles Yard – 1044085
The Shooting Folly – 988985
The Hen House – 1072444

Best Renovation

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Butlers Lodge- 1025364
The Creamery – 1091429
Sykes Lodge – 1000186
The Boathouse – 1101916
Grafton Mill – 930672

Best in Central England

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Woodmans Cottage – 936181
Globe Cottage – 1072924
The Barn – 1007216
Hallgarth Farm Holiday Lodge – 1061408
Vitula Cottage – 998662

Best in East Anglia

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Lakeside Lodge – 963052
Fern Cottage – 1095328
Cobblers Barn – 1024053
3 Tinkers End – 1120529
The Croft Farm – 1029704

Best in Ireland

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House Crohy Head – 10409
2 Castle Cove – 959017
Ocean Sail House – 1003167
Port Heron Lodge – 1082818
Gurranebawn – 936640

Best in Mid and South Wales

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Cwrt Y Wennol – 1059714
Ploony Barn – 1055054
Ty Glas – 1076382
Talarddu Cottage – 1063107
Old Rectory House – 930301

Best in North East England

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Kizzie Cottage – 1094839
Manor House – 981761
Garden Cottage – 1124662
Coquet – 938161
Millennium Cottage – 20697

Best in North Wales

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Offas Dyke Escape – 1063953 
Pentowyn – 983582
2 Pensyflog Barns – 1064480
Cae Sam – 16713
Cae Adar Farm – 1074666

Best in North West England

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The Old Water Mill – 1066269
Curlew Corner – 1086213
Acorn – 951730
Rosewood by the River – 1041489
Grove House – 1067503

Best in Peak District

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Walton House Cottage – 1074177
The Gables – 1059352
The Dell – 938599
Hope Cottage – 1084643
Andlestone – 1005440

Best in Scotland

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Achanlochan Farm – 1092456
The Salmon Bothy – 1095549
Cuillin Shores – 1034044
Tigh a Phailean – 920025
Beltie Lodge – 1110808

Best in South Coast England and Isle of Wight

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The Coach House – 1087048
Bishops Retreat – 1087994
The Old Brewhouse & Piggery – 980661
The Old Stables – 1051547
Pilgrim’s Loft – 1072796

Best in South West England

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Troopers Cottage – 1013185
Marhayes – 959870
Beach Retreat – 992431
The Hermitage – 9248
Crooke Barn – 985308

Best in Yorkshire

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Foxy Cottage – 1102485 
Sunrise – 974390
The Shippon – 21498
Guinea Croft Cottage – 972872
The Barn – 1043787

If our Sykes Gems 2023 shortlist properties have left you feeling inspired, book with us today! Once secured, begin planning your holiday with our free UK travel guide

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