30th August 2019
As we begin to fall into autumn and ponder how summer seemed to slip by so quickly, we showcase some of our favourite properties perfect for taking a step back and enjoying the slower pace of life. Throw on a chunky knit and ramble along a quiet beach. Forage along the berry studded hedgerows. Sip on something bubbly beneath the starriest night sky imaginable. Save 15% on all featured properties on selected 7 night stays in October.
Not only this, if you book a break that departs in October 2019 and receive a complimentary gift to enjoy during your stay. Strike out along the south west coast path with your new annual membership pack, or keep tails wagging with a Love Louie gift box which comes packed with dog-friendly toys, lick mats and tasty treats.
For a holiday home like no other, Wychwood Lodge is an outstanding detached house, set within an acre of glorious gardens, accessed along a private driveway in the village of Poughill, 1.5 miles outside of Bude. Surrounded by gorgeous woodland you’ll no doubt enjoy exploring the gardens as the golden leaves crunch beneath you. Relax in the outdoor hot tub, leave the kids to play in the children’s games room or ramble along the south west coast path past Bude’s fantastic selection of beaches.
Wake up on the beach and enjoy a crisp autumnal walk from your doorstep. The Penthouse at Coast oozes with luxury with its large balcony, four bedrooms and contemporary open plan living area. Grab your kayaks and paddleboard along the family-friendly beach. Dine at one of Newquay’s fantastic restaurants offering the best of our local ingredients or catch one of north Cornwall’s show stopping sunsets from the sofa.
If there was a house designed for autumn it would be Leeward House in St Agnes. Set in woodlands just above Trevaunance Cove in St Agnes, Leeward House delivers contemporary living on the coast. It’s a serene location, surrounded by tranquil woodland, away from the tourists, but close to inspiring coastal walks and St. Agnes village. Walk to nearby Chapel Porth and Wheal Coates mine where you’ll be blown away by a display of autumnal colours
Nestled in a quiet area just a five minute drive from Widemouth Bay, Samphire Cottage boasts uninterrupted views over rolling hills, a pretty walk down to Millook beach and an incredible sense of space in the garden and beyond. Get cosy in front of the grand open fire, play an autumnal game of hide and seek in the garden, enjoy a bracing walk along the shoreline at Widemouth Bay.
Brand new to the Beach Retreats portfolio, 3 The Bay is a contemporary, interior designed apart sleeping six guests above Cawsand beach in south east Cornwall. Perfect for adventurous souls, the south west coast path is on its doorstep leading guests to nearby Looe, Whitsand Bay and its closest neighbour Kingsand. Get cosy in front of a fire in one of the many traditional Cornish pubs or watch the wild swimmers brave the water on their morning swim.
Sip on steaming hot cocoa at The Beach Hut, pull on your wellies ready for a rockpooling adventure and ramble along the south west coast path to Bedruthan Steps full of legend and history. 7 Whitehouse is a three bedroom, first floor apartment to sleep up to eight people. It comes with two private balconies with sea views and has a cosy living area perfect for cosy nights in.
Chuck on your chunky knit and dine alfreso at 30 Dunes, perfectly positioned directly opposite Perranporth beach in Cornwall. This brand new apartment is part of The Dunes collection and is a beautifully furnished ground floor apartment with contemporary interiors to the highest standard using local artwork from Whistlefish Gallery. Indulge in a hot chocolate at the Summer House restaurant next door, watch the surfers ride the waves at sunset or enjoy a romantic walk along the clifftops.
When staying at Fistral you#ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to cosy pubs, seafood restaurants and clifftop walks. Chi Lowen sleeps up to 10 guests and is just a five minute walk from the world famous Fistral beach. Dine alfresco in the garden or take in the ever changing ocean views from the first floor open plan living and dining area.
Swing open the balcony doors and breathe in the salty Cornish air at The Penthouse 4 The Bay. New to the Beach Retreats portfolio, this stunning apart over two floors boasts a large private terrace, stunning bedrooms with modern Velux windows that open up into a mini roof terrace and is located directly on Cawsand beach. Let four-legged friends wag their tails on the beach below and soak up the autumn sunshine as you discover nearby villages and towns.