Don’t get us wrong, we love London. But after a couple of months of lockdown we’re ready for a break. We want some fresh air and to swap awkward social distancing attempts on narrow pavements and inner city paths for wide open spaces in the UK countryside. Luckily for us, the country is peppered with quiet pockets of green that will hopefully be ready and waiting for us once it’s officially safe to holiday in the UK again, which is not too long away now.
Whether you’re dreaming of heading off on a solo adventure, reuniting with pals or finally spending time with family after weeks apart, one of these rural retreats – from Cornish treehouses and cabins designed for stargazing to floating huts and a military fort that gets cut off from the land at high tide – will fit the bill.
The minute lockdown is lifted, we’ll be forgetting all about our own overfamiliar four walls and booking one of these super rural weekend breaks from London.
PLEASE NOTE: Overnight stays and holidays in the UK are currently not allowed. Overnight stays in England are officially allowed from July 4, with Scotland and Wales set to follow suit the same month.
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