May half term

Escape with friends and family this May half term

With Britain bursting into bloom, the fast-approaching May half term offers the opportunity for families to escape together for some pre-summer adventures. Whether you'd like to spend gloriously sunny days playing in the sand and searching through rock pools, or you'd prefer to find a secluded spot in the hills to enjoy a family picnic with utterly idyllic views, we've got the perfect half term getaway for you.

These properties are available for the upcoming May half term (between 26th May - 4th June 2023). Some of our holiday homes and cottages are available for full weeks whilst others can be booked for short breaks.

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The Tower, Keith Marischal Humbie, East Lothian

A 16th-century historic tower adjoining a Scots Baronial mansion that blends rural charm with proximity to Edinburgh.

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The Mill Selkirk, Scottish Borders

Set in the captivating surroundings of the Yarrow Valley, The Mill is an outstanding conversion of a 19th century threshing mill with charm and character in abundance.

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Seaside House Beadnell, Northumberland

Wonderful for families, an upside-down home designed to capitalise on its coastal vistas.

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The Art House Arncliffe, Yorkshire

Ever stayed inside a painting? Here’s your chance, courtesy of Yorkshire artist Kitty North

15% discount on remaining stays between now and the 22nd December 2023 (3 night stay minimum).

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Bel House Morpeth, Northumberland

A warm, well-equipped and dog-friendly property deep in rural Northumberland.

Late availability discount – 15% off bookings arriving between now and 22nd December 2023.

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Lucy Glanton, Northumberland

A stylish rural bolthole that’s the perfect size for two, with the addition of a sofa bed which may make it perfect for families with young children too.

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Stables Melrose, Scottish Borders

A stylish two bedroom barn conversion in an idyllic location ideally placed for relaxation, sightseeing and outdoor pursuits. 

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Mill Hill House Embleton, Northumberland

A splendid Northumbrian house which has been carefully designed with large groups in mind. The house is ideally suited for memorable family get-togethers and special occasions.

Available between November and March inclusive (excluding the festive fortnight).

25% discount on remaining holidays between now and 20th December 2023 and 20% discount on holidays between 4th January and 20th March 2024.

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Blakey House Morpeth, Northumberland

Take walks on Northumberland’s wild side — and stay close to beautiful Brinkburn Priory.

Late availability discount – 15% off bookings arriving within 30 days, and 10% off bookings arriving between 30 and 60 days.

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Shepherd's House Corbridge, Northumberland

A fabulous four-bedroom farmhouse and courtyard conversion, set in a historic hamlet amid Hadrian’s Wall Country.

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