Self-catering cottages with optional relaxing treatments
There are times when all we need is a good rest with a little extra pampering thrown in. The following cottages have owners shown below are able to offer therapies to help you unwind and enjoy your stay. You could have a soothing aromatherapy massage or reflexology to help ease away the stresses of life.
There are also plenty of cottages with swimming pools, hot tubs, saunas and relaxing environments.
To completely chill out, try the north of Scotland or the islands where there is much natural beauty and simply no stress.
About halfway between Oban and Pitlochry, two secluded cottages, The Steading and Heather Cottage, are located in peaceful and heavenly countryside at Wester Lix. The Steading will accommodate groups of 8-12 in 4 bedrooms and Heather Cottage 6-8 in 3 bedrooms. Both cottages may be hired together to exclusively accommodate a group of up to 20 which is ideal for family or friend gatherings.
|The Hen House for couples in Shropshire - come and be pampered
The Hen House sleeps just two in a pretty bedroom with a large en suite bathroom and an attractive sitting room with kitchen.
Brook Farm has nearly nine acres of gardens, woodland and meadow which you are welcome to enjoy for walks picnics and barbecues. The area is little-known but beautiful with many orchards blossoming in May, lovely hills for walking, much wildlife, historic castles and country mansions, black and white villages, lovely gardens and a reputation for excellent food with many producers open to the public as well as some of the country's best restaurants.
There are many special extras that set this cottage apart from the norm. There's a welcome hamper of local and/or organic produce and an invitation to help yourself to salad and vegetables from the kitchen garden. Aromatherapy massage, manicures and pedicures are avaiable by pre-booking and an evening meal can be waiting for you on your night of arrival by arrangement. Well-behaved dogs are also welcome.
Click on the cottage photograph for more information about the cottage near Ludlow, Shropshire.
|Farm cottage in Somerset with aromatherapy and reflexology
Stay in a detached secluded 3 bedroom country cottage is in an idyllic setting on the wooded hillside, overlooking the fields, just up the lane 100 yards from the farmhouse on an award winning organic farm, where we can accommodate additional persons on a B&B arrangement.
Quality décor and furnishings, buttermilk emulsioned walls throughout.
There are walks from the door to the farm trail with ducks, donkeys and other animals, then on to the moors. If you are lucky, you might spot red door, foxes or badgers. Peacocks often visit the guests in the enclosed garden with terrace.
Parking by cottage entrance gate. BBQ & stone garden furniture - relax with a cup of organic tea or goodies from your free hamper. Optional organic breakfasts, fresh baked bread and eggs available. Aromatherapy, reflexology pampering treatments, hot tub.
Dogs welcome by arrangement. Click on photograph for details.
|Bon Accueil Coach House in Shropshire with swimming pool, sauna, aromatherapy
With sole use of a superb, salt-water, indoor heated swimming-pool with spa and exercise-jets plus a sauna with aromatherapy and light therapy, Bon Accueil Coach House provides a perfect holiday venue, whatever the weather.
Runner-up in the English Excellence in Tourism Awards 2007 and Heart of England winner in 2006, this tastefully modernised 5 star cottage sleeps four (plus one cot) in one double and one twin bedroom.
Secure behind its own electrically operated gates, the Coach House has an adjoining one acre meadow surrounded by open countryside, picnic area and secure children's playground with tower, swings, jouster and slide. Peacefully situated in the owner's grounds, the cottage has its own, private, south facing patio with garden furniture.
As we specialise in short breaks, for couples, friends and young families, we want our guests to relax as soon as possible. We offer 2:00 pm entry for midweek breaks. We will also receive and unpack internet grocery deliveries between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm on the day of arrival. No need to bring bed-linen, towels, cot or high-chair and other practical essentials as these are provided for you. For something a little special, a visiting beautician will provide in-house treatments ranging from mini facials to pedicures.
Large house sleeping 10 also available
Looking for a self-catering holiday cottage with an opportunity for some relaxation and pampering?
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