Spring has almost sprung and it’s that time of year when we all start to dream about where we want to go for our next weekend break.
If you are looking for inspiration for a long weekend spent totally off-grid, immersed in nature, or a cosy romantic retreat? Look no further…
We’ve teamed up with Kip Hideaways to offer one lucky enki reader the chance to win a £500 voucher to spend on a getaway to any one of their hideaways – from cosy cottages to cool architect-designed cabins.
To be in with a chance of winning this amazing prize, head over to our competition page to enter now! *THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED (as of 31st March 2023)*
If you’re intrigued and want to find out more about the luxury yet affordable small holiday rentals by Kip Hideaways then read on…
With the aim of championing the UK staycation, co-founders of Kip Hideaways Liz Simpson and Sarah de Vere-Drummond, set up their business to offer what they call “small rentals with soul”.
Together they have unearthed beautiful and unique retreats in stunning countryside and off-grid locations across the UK, and curated a choice much-loved boutique stays. These are not only great value but they also offer a truly memorable staycation, for couples, friends, and families alike.
Adventures are sure to be had at any of the boutique stays, with an offering that spans cosy huts and retreats in the treetops through to idyllic cottages and interesting architect-designed cabins.
With captivating views across the North York Moors, the generously restored Blacksmith’s Barn (pictured above) is perfect for a group weekend break, sleeping four to six people. High wooden beam ceilings bring character and a spacious feel to the open-plan kitchen and living area, with comfortable bedrooms and a hot tub awaiting guests in need of total relaxation.
For architecture lovers, there are many hideaways to choose from that will satisfy that taste for something with equal amounts of interesting detail and not-to-be-missed vantage points. Take a trip to the Apex cabins in Yorkshire if you fancy a spot of stargazing, or book a stay at the contemporary, off-grid Lewisian croft cabin on the Outer Hebrides’ Isle of Lewis for a restorative stay in nature.
Sussex stays are some of the most popular, and the Copse cabin (pictured above) is ideal for a romantic break for two – not only is it a pet-friendly stay but its laid-back interiors provide an extra cosy place to while away the time, with nature on your doorstep.
If you want an exciting and adventurous weekend break, the Elm Treehouses in Devon offer a retreat perched high in the treetops, in a location nestled on the edge of Dartmoor. There’s even a copper bathtub for an immersive outdoor experience and a luxury super king-size bed on the mezzanine.
READER OFFER: As a special treat, all enki readers will receive a month free on annual membership purchases with Kip Hideaways. Simply enter the coupon code ENKI at the point of purchase (offer valid from 1st – 31st March 2023 exclusively) on kiphideaways.com. *THIS OFFER HAS NOW ENDED*
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