A May Day bank holiday break is the ideal way to recharge for those whose main summer getaway is still months away and luxury self-catering collection, Premier Cottages, has some great deals for those yet to book their weekend escape.
Save over £400 at Culls Cottage, Gloucestershire
A grade II listed building dating back from 1670, Culls Cottage has been restored into a stylish yet cosy living space for six. Set in the idyllic Cotswold countryside, it boasts underfloor heating, a wood burning stove, espresso machine and Bose sound systems. There’s also a wonderfully spacious garden, with plenty of seating, loungers and a barbecue. Situated in the Eastern end of the Cotswolds, the property is close to a wide variety of attractions, restaurants, bars and markets in nearby Cotswold villages and towns.
A three-night stay in Culls Cottage for six guests arriving 4 May costs £978, saving £412. Alternatively, a four-night stay arriving 4 May is £1184, also saving £412. (www.premiercottages.co.
Save £250 at Higher Wiscombe, Devon
The cottages at Higher Wiscombe are located within 52 acres of idyllic Devon countryside just four miles from the spectacular Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and the famous beaches at Beer, Branscombe and Sidmouth. The elegantly refurbished Flint features three en suite bedrooms, sleeping six, with a private west facing garden and terrace with wonderful views of the rolling countryside. On site facilities include: a cinema room, outdoor heated pool and games room, whilst the surrounding countryside and coastline offer a range of outdoor activities and family attractions, plus a variety of local dining choices. The cottages are dog-friendly and can also provide baby equipment if needed.
A three-night stay in Flint for six guests arriving 4 May costs £700, saving £250. (www.premiercottages.co.uk0140
Save £180 at Old Oak Cottages, Yorkshire
Located within a 250 acre picturesque farm in North Yorkshire, Old Oak Cottages is ideally situated for exploring the Moors, Dales and Coast, as well as nearby market towns and the City of York. Fox cottage is a perfectfor families, with original beams and brickwork and double, twin and single rooms. On site facilities include: an indoor heated pool, spa bath, sauna, tennis courts and play area. The property is dog- friendly and can also provide cots, high chairs and stair gates.
A three-night stay in Fox for five guests arriving 4 May costs £430, saving £180. (www.premiercottages.co.uk,018
Save £100 at Cranmer Country Cottages, Norfolk
Set in 175 acres of farmland, the luxurious Cranmer Country Cottages, are a Victorian dairy farm conversion close to the North Norfolk Heritage Coast, Holkham and Burnham Market. The stylish yet cosy Owl Cottage contains a double and a twin bed room, and a private terrace, including a barbecue opening up onto a large fenced paddock with play equipment. The property features an indoor heated swimming pool, two tennis courts and a well-equipped games room. The cottages also provides baby sitting by arrangement.
A three-night stay in Owl for four guests arriving 4 May costs £688, saving £100 (www.premiercottages.co.