A soak in the hot tub is the perfect way to end the day, regardless of the season. Even in the middle of winter, there’s nothing more magical than gazing up at a clear, starlit sky from the warmth of your private hot tub. The following list includes some of our favourite holiday cottages with their own hot tubs, from a romantic couple’s hideaway on the North Devon coast to a magnificent home on the Moray Firth, in Scotland.
Child-friendly holiday cottage near the Jurassic Coast in Dorset
With its inglenook fireplace and wood-burner, the Crepe Farmhouse is a wonderful place to wind down after discovering dinosaur fossils and secret coves on the Jurassic Coast. Step into the walled garden and you will find a sunny terrace and hot tub – right next to the indoor swimming pool and sauna.
Luxury Wye Valley holiday cottage in the the Forest of Dean
Soak in the garden hot tub at this former village inn after a day of hiking or horse-riding in the surrounding countryside. Then stroll along the banks of the River Wye to the delightful village pub, the Forge Hammer.
Coastal cottage with ocean views in the historic town of Banff
Spot porpoises, grey seals and minke whales on the Moray Firth before returning to this luxurious cottage on the seafront next to Banff Marina. Relax in the hot tub and watch the sun set in the bay before wandering into the town centre, where you will find many of the region’s best seafood restaurants.
Award-winning hot tub holiday cottage in West Lothian, near the village of Linlithgow
With a golf course, fishing and jet-skiing on Loch Lomond on your doorstep, you won’t be short of things to do during your stay at this beautifully converted farm building. You will even have your own live camera to keep an eye on the local wildlife, and a private hot tub where you can enjoy breathtaking night skies.
Luxury seven-bedroom coastal house by the village green in East Runton, Norfolk
Incleborough House is ideal for a special get-together with family or friends on a glorious stretch of the Norfolk coast. Outside, you will find everything you need for an unforgettable garden party, including a barbecue, sun loungers, trampoline and canopy-covered hot tub.
Large holiday cottage on the North Yorkshire coast
Guests at the Old Granary will want to make the most of the hot tub with views across the surrounding countryside. You will be a stroll away from the village pub and a short drive from spectacular beaches and the historic city of York.
Dog-friendly holiday cottage in the heart of the Ceredigion countryside
This detached courtyard cottage is set amid rolling hills and fields just outside the pretty village of Llandysul. Guests have access to an eight-seat hot tub as well as a gym and sauna – the perfect end to a day exploring this unspoiled region of Wales.
Romantic holiday cottage for couples near sandy beaches on the North Devon coast
Broadpath is located in the laid-back village of Braunton, a stone’s throw from the famous surf spots of Saunton, Woolacombe and Croyde. Relax in the hot tub after a day by the ocean or wander into the village, where you will find a variety of restaurants and pubs.