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Whether you’re looking for an eco-friendly weekend in a hidden haven or a coastal escape fit for the whole family, Unique hideaways offers a dreamy collection of luxury glamping holidays across the UK. From dog-friendly boltholes to romantic hideaways with a hot tub, we’ve rounded up a selection of one-of-a-kind coastal retreats to take yourselves on an adventure!
1. Pippin, Falmouth, Cornwall
This idyllic shepherd’s hut sits in the corner of a wildflower meadow in the heart of Cornwall, with unbeatable sea views over Restronguet Creek, the Carrick Roads Estuary and out to the River Fal. With countryside charm and glistening ocean vistas, this hideaway is the perfect spot for 2, and is pup-friendly too!
Take yourself on wild water adventures, exploring the hidden coves and local beaches just a stone’s throw from this stunning location – and come back to a toasty wood-burner and rustic firepit to enjoy a night in with luxury.
2. Mount View Horizion Safari Tent, Penzance, Cornwall
This breath-taking safari tent is the perfect spot for a coastal escape for the whole family, with unbeatable panoramic views out to sea and St Michael’s Mount, as you spend your evenings tucked up by the fire pit at sunset.
The local area offers stunning spots to explore – from acres of wild gardens to one of the most famous landmarks in Cornwall. The nearby sandy shores of Marazion beach and Gwithian allow plenty of opportunities for wild swimming and surfing, and the hubbub of St Ives for bringing in a day of coastal boutique shopping is only a short drive away!
With rustic, country interiors and ample open-plan living space, this larger-than-life tent allows a comfortable sleeping space for up to six, dogs included! And with a play area, hot tub and hammock, this truly is the perfect spot for a family adventure that caters to all!
3. The Nest, Shaldon, Devon
Surrounded by woodland trees and overlooking the ocean, this clifftop retreat will keep you tucked away from the outside world, with the perfect amount of privacy to soak in the views from a bespoke secluded terrace.
Snuggled into the cliffside on the south Devon coastline and brimming with natural light, this space perfectly immerses you into your surroundings, even from the comfort of the king-size four poster bed!
For those who love to stay active, swimming, sailing, paddle boarding and kayaking are all on offer here, along with the wildlife and rich history of Dartmoor National Park nearby, brimming with cycle paths and walking routes.
4. Copperas Shepherd’s Hut, Ilfracombe, Devon
With stunning sea vistas over the North Devon coastline, this hand-built shepherd’s hut is the perfect shoreline escape in luxury! With wild cliffs, rocky coves and sandy beaches just a stone’s throw from the glamping site, or if you’d prefer to simply wallow in the gorgeous surroundings at the site itself, your time here with give you the privacy of a luxury home-from-home stay.
If you’re a keen explorer, why not take yourself to the charming local village of Berrynarbor, or take your route further afield to the seaside towns Combe Martin and llfracombe? Venture into the rugged Exmoor National Park, or hike the coastal path at Woolacombe bay – the options truly are endless if you love the outdoors!
5. Chalet on the Beach, Lyme Regis, Dorset
You can’t get any closer to the shoreline than this! This boutique chalet lies right on the sands of Dorset, with a decked veranda looking across Lyme Bay and the waves being heard right from your room!
And if you truly fancy braving the waves and experiencing the coastline from the water itself, why not go on a boat trip and spot some dolphins, or try your luck at hooking some mackerel?
For lovers of history, this part of the Jurassic Coast is one of the world’s most famous destinations for fossil hunting where, at low tide, you can see dozens of large ammonites in the exposed boulders and bedrock. With expert-led fossil walks and historic towns at your doorstep, this area is truly steeped in culture!
6. Station A, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
This quirky getaway provides the perfect opportunity to escape to the coast in style. Having formerly been a WWII research laboratory station, it has been lovingly restored for guests with a toasty wood burner, landscaped gardens and its own stunning private grounds.
Set between St Davids and the quaint harbour town of Fishguard, explore independent boutiques, art galleries and local restaurants – or for a spot of adventure, try your hand at coasteering at the Blue Lagoon, or take a boat trip to see the infamous Pembrokeshire puffins!
7. Stargazers’ Retreat, Ventnor, Isle of Wight
This gorgeous hillside yurt on the Isle of Wight is the ultimate luxury glamping experience – with sea views of Reeth Bay and the panoramic countryside, this escape will be one to remember.
A staycation full of charm and character, the yurt has its own mezzanine floor, two outdoor bathtubs and a toasty wood-burner for those cosy nights spent in.
In a location with its own microclimate, this spot is considerably warmer than elsewhere on the island – making it the perfect summer escape or cosy winter break! The local area combines beautiful beaches, miles of coastal walks and a stunning countryside to explore, making it the perfect escape for lovers of the outdoors. You could try freshwater swimming, wander the botanic gardens or even hire a speedboat for a real taste of adventure!
8. Fortune, Bembridge, Isle of Wight
This larger than life houseboat offers all the luxuries of a spacious, modern home, simply sat right on the water of Bembridge Harbour! With sumptuous decor and surrounded by small yachts, rare birds and passing swans, your stay here will feel like no other.
Just a twenty-minute walk from the harbour, plenty of gorgeous beaches and the bird lovers’ paradise of Brading Marshes to explore nearby, this spot truly is a nature-lover’s haven!
And with 200 miles of cycle rides and plenty of opportunities to have fun out on the water (from sailing and kayaking to paddle boarding), along with the steam railway, botanic gardens and local zoo, there is always plenty on offer to fill your days in this gorgeous part of the country.
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