Enjoy the view

Enjoy the view

Lodges and tree houses

In a stunning location with exceptional views, Natural Retreats Yorkshire Dales is set in 55 acres of pristine countryside in Swaledale. Rurally located but only a short walk from the beautiful market town of Richmond, the lodges are perfect for a relaxing and peaceful mid-week break in the Dales.

Experience a taste of the countryside, but with all the advantages of York’s city centre just two miles away at York Lakeside Lodges. The lodges are situated along one side of the ten acre lake, facing south, with beautiful views over the water. They’re reached by a private road and you have a choice of six styles of lodge, as well as two cottages.

Flowery Dell Luxury Pine Lodges are set in a peaceful valley just a mile from Richmond and are ideal for a romantic week or weekend break. Magical, breathtaking, tranquil, peaceful, luxurious and outstanding are all words that describe this heavenly place.

Tucked away in 29 acres of beautiful countryside, Raywell Hall Country Lodge Park is the perfect place to enjoy a little luxury - and lots of peace and tranquillity. Sat in Raywell in the heart of East Yorkshire and at the beginning of the stunning Wolds Way, it provides a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle, a place to enjoy the simple pleasures of life. There are 11 luxury lodges to rent, all equipped with your own private hot tub!

Easthill Farm House and Lodges offer outstanding friendly, family run self-catering accommodation holidays in the picturesque village of Thornton- Le-Dale, near Pickering. The lodges are set within secluded grounds and have accommodation for up to 11 people. The mature, colourful gardens include a hot tub, barbeque area, tennis court, crazy golf, play park, bikes and many other activities where children can run around safely, allowing parents to watch and relax from the lodge verandas or ample seating close by.

Within a tranquil setting are the four fully equipped self-catering holiday lodges at Great Wood (York) Eco Lodges in Flaxton. Surrounded by 20 acres of deciduous woodland, the luxurious timber framed lodges have a galleried roof, wooden oak floors throughout and have been built on eco-friendly principles. Light and airy in the summer and warm and cosy in the winter, these adult only lodges are great for any season.

How about sleeping in a treehouse?

A luxury treehouse, of course.

If ever there was a place to feel that special magic of the forest, it’s in Keldy, a paradise of sunlit glades, tumbling crystal clear brooks and shy woodland creatures. At Forest Holidays in Keldy, cross the simple wooden bridge from the main Golden Oak cabin (sleeping 6) into an exclusive, en-suite room for two. The Golden Oak Treehouse benefits from all the luxuries of their main Golden Oak cabins and sleeps up to 8 people. The treehouses have a spacious lounge, with log burning stove, perfect for relaxing after a long day.

Falsgrave Leisure & Lodges has magnificent views of Scarborough and of the famous Oliver’s Mount. Why not relax in one of the hot tubs, and take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding area.

This article is taken from our 2016 Stylish Breaks guide.