When summer finally arrived it leaves many of us itching to get out of work and spend time outside with our loved ones. Whether you only have a weekend to spare, or you’re planning a whole week away, there are thousands of cottages up and down the country waiting to welcome you. But, with so much choice how do you decide? How about cottages with pools? They are just the ticket for summer; the kids will be entertained for hours with splashing about and even if you don’t want to get stuck in with the horse play you can enjoy a cooling dip and a good book poolside.
Here are our top 5 cottage holidays with a swimming pool!
This lovely cottage in West Sussex is has a wonderfully peaceful pool; ideal for a summer getaway. Visitors have exclusive use of the owners heated pool during their summer stay. The cottage itself has an open plan living and kitchen area; ideal for lounging about on long evenings and enjoying quality time together. Beside the pool there are sun loungers for those who prefer sunbathing to swimming, and a table for meals al fresco.
This charming cottage in Devon comes complete with its very own swimming pool. Kids will love having the whole pool to splash about in! Dogs are welcome here and the cottage comes with parking so you can load up the car and not have to lug everything too far. The pool is heated and there is a decked area so you need not venture far all day if you don’t want. It’s an ideal space for a family summer holiday.
Nestled on the south Devon coast, this excellent cottage comes with a pool with sea views. The pool is shared, heated and a stones throw from a private beach which visitors will have access too. Guests can flit between lounging in the sun, a taking a dip in the pool or jumping waves in the sea. The cottage comes with an enclosed balcony too; perfect for enjoying those long summer evenings.
This Grade II Listed manor house in Gloucestershire is ideal for a big get together with family and friends. It comes with its own private pool for guests to enjoy during the spring and summer. Around the property there are 2 acres of garden to enjoy where you might be able to spot a variety of wildlife, and enjoy al fresco dining on the patio. There is plenty of space here for the whole group to splash about and enjoy themselves.
This sunny cottage in Norfolk comes complete with a private, covered pool and a hot tub. These facilities are available for guests from Easter to October and are ideal for those less than perfect summer days. The garden and patio provide a great spot to relax and enjoy the long summer evenings.