As far as escapes from the Big Smoke go, Cambridge is a bloomin' lovely one. Hop on a train from King's Cross and alight in verdant countryside in less than an hour. Things get even more tranquil if you head just three miles out of town to this gorgeous Grade II-listed cottage (formerly a buttery) situated within 23 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. The decor is chic, modern rustic with all the home comforts. Plus, if you explore the grounds, you'll find a pool (shared), a rope swing and even some sheep.
We're currently seeing the peak of the UK getaway, for obvious reasons, so why not lock in some UK travel while it's the simplest option? Honestly, it's a blessing in disguise that our country is packed with incredible scenery, gorgeous villages and hidden gems just waiting to be discovered. We suggest booking an Airbnb near London, where you'll find something cool, quirky and a little left-field within easy reach.
From seaside shacks to cosy cottages in forests, there's no limit to the incredible places to stay within an hour or two from the capital. They boast a load of amazing beaches, walks and lush stretches of countryside to explore while you’re there. Seriously, you’ll wonder why it took a global crisis to make you discover these sweet spots.
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