Luxury Retreats for Spring Sojourns

Luxury Retreats for Spring Sojourns

Welcomed by wildflower blooms and the verdant signs of new life, there is no better time to flee on a luxury escape than spring. From the finest Easter retreats to sumptuous springtime sojourns, moments of magic await with the change of seasons and the sun-kissed release of winter.

If you are seeking a divine retreat to curate your getaway of dreams, uncover our handpicked selection of luxury retreats just perfect for spellbinding spring stays in the UK.

Druimarbin Farmhouse, Fort William

Druimarbin Farmhouse on the banks of Loch Linnhe in Scotland

If you are seeking a springtime staycation of heavenly proportions, the divine Druimarbin Farmhouse should pique your interest. Set within an other-worldly forested realm on the banks of Loch Linnhe near Fort William, this five-bedroom highland hideaway for eight rests close to the foot of Ben Nevis and promises unmissable adventures. Inside, spacious interiors set the scene for leisurely days and nights of tranquillity and conviviality alike, gathered over glasses of bubbles or curled up for restful repose. Outside, large gardens blend with private estate and unfurl towards loch shores, offering uninterrupted views over beautiful glassy waters and the mist-shrouded peaks of the Lochaber Grampian Mountains. For the best views, hop into the irresistible alfresco, woodfired hot tub and absorb the vistas.

10 Brushford, Somerset

The flower-clad façade of 10 Brushford cottage

The beautiful stone façade of 10 Brushford adorned with climbing flowers creates a truly enchanting welcome in spring. A delightful dog-friendly dwelling for two, this picture-perfect eighteenth century cottage resides on the fringes of Exmoor National Park and is just perfect for spring staycations. Inside, traditional cottage charm seamlessly intertwines with contemporary country living, complete with all the comforts you could need. Meanwhile outside, spring blooms collide in a multi-coloured tapestry in the garden and blend with the surrounding countryside. Spend time exploring Exmoor’s wild moorland, famous valleys and cosy pubs and return to relax in style. On balmy evenings, sundowners in the garden are a real treat, while on cooler eves, fireside moments in front of the glow of the soothing wood burning stove offer endless ambiance.

Pearl, Cornwall

Views of St Michael's Mount and Mount's Bay from Pearl in Marazion

An oh-so-romantic retreat for two, Pearl promises a heavenly break overlooking the fairytale St Michael’s Mount. Taking pride of place in the most sensational location in West Cornwall, it affords the best of all worlds, surrounded by verdant fields that burst with wildflowers in spring and enjoying access to a private beach below. Make the most of the elegantly curated, open-plan interiors and Scandi-inspired design and bask in the views from the large glass windows that frame reaching ocean vistas. For mesmeric mornings watching waves roll and starlit nights under the Milky Way, nestle into the windowside seats or head outside and sink into the outdoor sofa on the covered terrace. With views that magnetically draw the eye, interiors that soothe the soul, and a wealth of attractions nearby that steal the heart, enchantment awaits at Pearl.

The Swallow’s Nest, Yorkshire

The light-filled interiors of The Swallow's Nest in Yorkshire

Set within the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, The Swallow’s Nest near Thirsk is one of the dreamiest retreats for spring stories and romantic proposals in the UK. Tucked within a private, twenty-acre small holding, it is ensconced in gorgeous countryside and perfectly placed for discovering moorland gems, from the best local attractions to Michelin star restaurants. Escape the everyday and settle into the light-filled interiors, enjoying a peaceful pocket of Yorkshire paradise. An intricately transformed former barn, this retreat stars high ceilings, open beams, lots of windows and underfloor heating to create a space that is spacious and cosy in equal measures. For added magic, there’s also an adorable shepherd’s hut in the grounds complete with a daybed and wood burner, idyllic for watching apricot-hued sunsets give way to star-studded night skies in this famous Dark Sky Reserve.

Oysters, Cornwall

The cosy interiors of Oysters cottage in Padstow

The gorgeous Oysters is a darling two-bedroom cottage in the heart of Padstow in North Cornwall. Just a few minutes’ walk from the town’s glittering harbour and Michelin award-winning restaurants, it couldn’t be better placed for blissful spring sojourns by the sea. Step through the front door and luxuriate in the attractive living area brushed with blush tones and soothing hues. Upstairs, a super king bed dressed in the finest linens resides for lingering lie-ins and the most restful nights. Meanwhile, open-plan interiors await downstairs, warmed by underfloor heating and a crackling wood burning stove. Outside, a suntrap courtyard garden with seating and a pizza oven beckons for alfresco repasts, only rivalled by the lure of Padstow’s plethora of world-class eateries for dinner dates of dreams.

The Beach House, Dorset

The thatched roof and picturesque stone façade of The Beach House homestay in Seaton

For unforgettable Easter breaks and springtime reveries, The Beach House in the hamlet of Seatown near Lyme Regis is hard to resist. A thatched beauty in a prime position overlooking the Jurassic Coastline, this halcyon homestay for four is the ideal destination for families and friends. Taking inspiration from the oceanscapes that lie beyond the windows, the spacious interiors are adorned with light, nautical shades of blue and white and feature stunningly styled spaces for socialisation and relaxation. Adding to the allure, an enclosed garden presents a wooden deck and manicured lawn for sun-soaked mealtimes. While just a few paces away, the pebble-strewn beach of Seatown and the rolling South West Coast Path await for the most spectacular sunrises and memorable adventures shoulder-to-shoulder with the sea.

Nightingale, Derbyshire Dales

The beautiful redbrick façade of Nightingale homestay draped with flowers in the Derbyshire Dales

Nestled within a private estate, the sublime Nightingale is a dog-friendly country house for four that simply exudes comfort, character and charm. Make your way down the private drive and arrive at this dog-friendly abode, where contemporary luxuries and Georgian inflections create a warm welcome and set the scene for magical breaks in the Derbyshire Dales. Recline in the lounge and open the French windows to allow floral breezes to float in from the garden in the day, and when the light starts to fade, light the open fire for evening ambience. For the finest tastes, craft delicious meals in the kitchen and gather together in the open-plan dining area or outside on the terrace and bask in the springtime activity of the surrounding countryside. When adventure calls, you can also roadtrip to the Peak District and uncover the wealth of walks, restaurants, events and attractions.

Avery, Devon

Creekside views over the river in Newton Ferrors from Avery's terrace

Where better to savour a picturesque springtime pause than in the creekside village of Newton Ferrors? Tucked within the bewitching South Hams in Devon, this beloved village is encompassed by ancient woodland and woven with winding waterways. It’s also home to our beautiful Avery, a breathtaking waterside retreat for four complete with a master bedroom and a children’s twin room. One of the dreamiest destinations for Easter breaks and extended sojourns, it promises a soul-stirring experience with gorgeous interiors, river views and an outdoor terrace directly overlooking Newton Creek. Awake from blissful slumbers to explore South Devon’s hidden cafés, golden-sand beaches, and family-friendly attractions, and return to Avery for unforgettable riverside reveries.

Prosper, Gloucestershire

The beautiful outdoor swimming pool and manicured exteriors of Prosper homestay in Chipping Campden

Exquisite interiors, a heated outdoor swimming pool, a well-equipped gym and a spacious enclosed garden are some of the things you can look forward to at Prosper in Chipping Campden. A luxurious homestay with four bedrooms, this dog-friendly retreat has everything you need for unparalleled springtime escapes. Wind through verdant countryside scenery to arrive at this sanctuary for eight and settle into the dreamscapes within. From moments in the pool under beaming spring sunshine to family repasts conjured in the large kitchen and enjoyed in the garden, all of life’s moments are made a little sweeter. And, should you wish to tear yourself away, a wealth of Cotswolds attractions await nearby too, such as timeless villages, scenic walks, Michelin star restaurants, and gardens filled with spring flowers.

Honeysuckle, Oxfordshire

The picturesque private courtyard of Honeysuckle with outdoor seating and an outdoor hot tub

A picture of Cotswolds perfection, the honey-hued exteriors of our Grade II listed Honeysuckle immediately capture the imagination and the heart. Found within the chocolate-box village of Nether Westcote in Oxfordshire, this eight-person cottage is hugged by rolling countryside yet only an hour and a half from the capital. Step inside the creeper-framed patio and slip into a dream world where comfort and relaxation await. Brimming with quintessential cottage charm yet sympathetically transformed for contemporary comfort, it perfectly blends heritage and style with exposed beams, feature walls, a double-sided wood burning stove and sumptuous furnishings. Outside, the luxury continues with spacious gardens with seating and dining areas. Beckoning with bubbles and bliss, a private patio area stars an outdoor cedar hot tub.

Seeking a spring time sojourn? Take a look at our collection of luxury retreats in the UK.

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