Looking to recharge your batteries on a weekend away? Enjoy a staycation jam-packed with fun? Or how about a holiday by the beach? Whatever your preference, you’ll need somewhere to lay your head. The holiday homes and hotels below are all owned by TechPixies in our community. Book your stay now and lend your support to these incredible TechPixie-run businesses.
Did someone say road trip? Why be tied down to one destination when you’ve got the whole of the UK to explore? Hire Berry (as she’s affectionately known) and take to the open road on a big adventure. The campervan sleeps 4.
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Admirals Watch, Barton-on-Sea
Want the best of both worlds? Stay at this stylish coastal hideaway fit for 4 and enjoy sea views and coastal walks. The beauty of the New Forest is just a short drive away.
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Sea Blue – One Eighty, St Ives
Heading to Cornwall? This light and airy duplex apartment comes with incredible views across the Harbour and it’s just two minutes from Porthmeor Beach. There’s a sauna too! Sleeps 4.
Berry House, Devon
Stay in the lap of luxury at this gorgeous grade II-listed home. Eight bedrooms sleep 16 people, and you’ll enjoy an indoor saltwater swimming pool plus a cinema barn complete with popcorn trolley.
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Harta Retreat, Devon
Described as an eco-friendly boutique holiday hideaway, it’s all about the R&R here. The luxury glamping tipis are a fun way to reconnect with nature, and there’s a self-catering barn conversion opening soon.
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Anchor Cottage, Devon
How does a session of yoga on a paddleboard sound? Or kayaking to the local pub, mooring up and enjoying the delights of locally sourced Devon fare? Head to this 4-bedroom waterside property on the South Hams coast and get set to explore this secluded spot.
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Jesmond Hotel, London
It’s the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this summer, which makes London a great place for a city break. With heaps of sights, West End shows, and restaurants galore, you’ll need somewhere to relax after all the excitement. The Jesmond Hotel in Bloomsbury is the perfect choice.
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Poppy Cottage, Norfolk
We all know Norfolk has some fab beaches, and Holkham Beach is just a 10-minute drive from this charming holiday home. Swing by this traditional two-bedroom flint cottage in Great Walsingham and enjoy a peaceful retreat.
Edderton Lodge, Ross County
Want to holiday in the Highlands of Scotland? Base yourself in this exceptionally comfortable B&B for access to beautiful beaches, waterfalls, hills, wilderness and wildlife.
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Ballydevitt Retreat, Donegal
Nestled in Donegal Town, this self-catering holiday cottage sleeps 5, and makes for a brilliant base from which to explore one of the most spectacular counties in Ireland. The town itself is steeped in history, so there’s plenty to keep you entertained. And there’s room for your pooch here too.
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Barmouth Bay Holiday, Talybont, Gwynedd
With the picturesque Snowdonia National Park as a backdrop, it’s a hop, skip and a jump to the beach from this holiday home. And when you’re bored of the beach, you can take advantage of the holiday park’s indoor pool, kid’s adventure playground and sports court.
Your Little Paradise, Kitzbühel
Ski season might be over, but there’s plenty to keep you entertained in Kitzbühel in the summer. Drink in the views from this hilltop self-catering holiday rental, which has 2 bedrooms and can comfortably sleep 4.
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Begona Cliff Hotel, Negril
We’ve loved watching the Begona Cliff blossom into a beautiful boutique hotel – it’s the perfect place to soak up the Caribbean sun. Take a dip in the pool and then sit back and admire the spectacular sunsets over the Caribbean sea.
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Chalet CARVE, Grindlewald
If you’re a lover of the outdoors, this is the place for you. Cycling, golf, paragliding and climbing are all a possibility here. But with views of Eiger North Face and a sense of alpine chic, you may not want to leave the chalet (which sleeps 5).
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Need help planning your dream getaway? Drop Suzanne Barney at Travel Counsellors a line and enjoy expert advice as well as a tailor-made itinerary.
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