The Getaway - Seaside Edition

As summer rolls in, there's no better time to escape to the tranquil shores of the British seaside. With staycations on the rise, exploring the stunning coastline and quaint seaside villages has never been more appealing. For those seeking a unique and charming retreat, our friends at Kip Hideaways curate an exclusive collection of the finest UK seaside getaways, making your holiday planning a breeze. From budget-friendly options to secluded gems off the beaten track, we've trawled the Kip's website and picked out our favourite getaways nestled in seaside locations across the UK.
Why Visit Cornwall?
Cornwall's coast beckons with its rugged beauty, captivating landscapes, and rich maritime heritage. From the dramatic cliffs of the Lizard Peninsula to the golden sands of St Ives, every stretch of coastline offers a unique adventure waiting to be discovered. Explore quaint fishing villages, wander along picturesque harbours, and soak up the timeless charm of Cornwall's coastal towns. Whether you're seeking exhilarating water sports, scenic coastal walks, or simply a moment of tranquillity by the sea, Cornwall's coast promises an unforgettable experience for every visitor.
Middle Colenso Farm, Cornwall
Rustic Farm: Nestled amidst serene farmland, these 18th-century cottages boast rustic-modern interiors and sun-splashed courtyard gardens.
Accommodation Details: Cottage 3, sleeping 6, features a master bedroom with ensuite, two twin rooms, kitchen, lounge, and garden.
Escape to the serene countryside of Cornwall and discover the enchanting Middle Colenso Farm. Nestled amidst peaceful farmland, this collection of beautifully renovated 18th-century cottages offers the perfect blend of rustic charm and modern comfort. From the cosy interiors adorned with sheepskins and mid-century furniture to the sun-drenched courtyard gardens reminiscent of Mediterranean retreats, every detail invites relaxation and rejuvenation. Whether you're seeking a romantic getaway or a family holiday, Middle Colenso Farm provides an idyllic sanctuary for your Cornwall adventure.
Cornwall Cottage, Golant
Location & Atmosphere: Impeccably restored, this cottage offers tranquillity and charm, just a short drive from Fowey and quiet beaches.
Accommodation Details: Sleeps 6, with a sprawling south-facing lawn and snug movie room.
Experience the timeless allure of Cornwall's south coast at the impeccably restored Cornwall Cottage in Golant. Steeped in history and surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, this Grade-II listed cottage offers a peaceful retreat just moments from Fowey and secluded beaches. Step inside to discover a harmonious blend of heritage charm and contemporary elegance, where vintage furnishings and modern amenities create a welcoming atmosphere. With its sprawling south-facing lawn and serene village setting, Cornwall Cottage is the perfect escape for those seeking tranquillity and relaxation by the sea.
Kudhva, Cornwall
Adventure Awaits: Experience glamping like never before in this experimental woodland retreat overlooking the North Cornwall coast.
Accommodation Details: Cabins for 2 and a cabin for 6, featuring innovative architecture and immersive nature experiences.
Embark on a truly unique glamping adventure amidst the rugged beauty of North Cornwall at Kudhva. Tucked away in an abandoned slate quarry, this innovative retreat offers a one-of-a-kind experience surrounded by nature. Stay in inside-out cabins and stilted huts inspired by Cornish architecture, where experimental design meets eco-conscious living. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the forest, with breathtaking views of the coastline just a short walk away. Whether you're seeking adventure or relaxation, Kudhva promises an unforgettable escape in the heart of Cornwall's wilderness.
Why visit Scotland?
Scotland entices travellers with its rugged beauty, rich history, and diverse landscapes, offering a captivating destination for those seeking coastal adventures and cultural exploration. From dramatic cliffs to pristine beaches, the Scottish coast boasts breathtaking scenery that beckons outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Historic castles, picturesque villages, and charming harbours dot the coastline, providing glimpses into Scotland's fascinating past and vibrant maritime heritage. Visitors can indulge in a myriad of outdoor activities, including hiking along coastal trails, exploring ancient ruins, and enjoying water sports such as surfing and kayaking. With its warm hospitality, stunning vistas, and abundance of cultural experiences, Scotland promises an unforgettable getaway for travellers seeking to immerse themselves in the beauty and charm of Scotland's coastal regions.
The Crofter's House, Isle of Skye
Romantic Hideaway: Escape to the Isle of Skye and immerse yourself in breathtaking landscapes and timeless tranquillity.
Accommodation Details: A remote yet cosy retreat for 2, offering modern comforts amidst majestic surroundings.
Indulge in the romance of the Isle of Skye at The Crofter's House, a charming hideaway nestled along the coast of Cardigan Bay. Set within the sprawling Llanfendigaid Estate, this former stable offers a perfect blend of historic charm and modern comfort. With its picturesque surroundings and cosy interiors, The Crofter's House provides an idyllic retreat for couples or families seeking peace and tranquillity amidst Scotland's stunning landscapes. From exploring the rugged coastline to stargazing under the night sky, every moment promises to be filled with magic and wonder.
Black H, Scotland
Moody Views & Modern Luxury: Indulge in a romantic Scottish getaway with panoramic views of Loch Bracadale and the Cuillin mountains.
Accommodation Details: Contemporary design meets natural beauty in this stunning cabin retreat.
Elevate your Scottish getaway with a stay at Black H, a stunning design cabin offering unparalleled views of Loch Bracadale and the Cuillin mountains. Tucked away amidst secluded croft land, this minimalist retreat invites you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Scottish Highlands. From the floor-to-ceiling windows framing panoramic vistas to the cosy interiors adorned with contemporary furnishings, every detail is designed to inspire awe and wonder. Whether you're curling up by the fire or watching the sunset from the outdoor decks, Black H promises a truly unforgettable escape in the heart of Scotland's wilderness.
Why visit Devon?
Devon beckons with its stunning natural beauty, rugged coastline, and charming seaside villages, offering a perfect escape for travellers seeking coastal adventures and relaxation. From sandy beaches to dramatic cliffs, visitors can explore picturesque landscapes, indulge in water sports, and soak up the coastal ambience. Quaint fishing harbours and historic towns showcase Devon's maritime heritage, while vibrant waterfront promenades and bustling markets provide opportunities for leisurely strolls and culinary delights. With a variety of cosy accommodations, scenic coastal walks, and cultural attractions, Devon invites visitors to unwind and explore its coastal treasures, making it an ideal destination for an unforgettable coastal retreat.
Wildcomfort, Devon
Why visit Kent?
Kent beckons with its charming seaside towns, picturesque landscapes, and rich maritime history, providing a delightful retreat for travellers seeking coastal adventures and cultural delights. From sandy beaches to dramatic cliffs, visitors can enjoy leisurely walks, water sports, and breathtaking views of the English Channel. Quaint fishing villages and historic ports offer a glimpse into Kent's seafaring past, while bustling harbours and waterfront eateries serve up fresh seafood and local specialities. With an array of charming accommodations, eclectic shops, and lively seaside attractions, Kent promises a memorable getaway for all who venture to its shores, making it an enticing destination for year-round exploration.
Cordyline Cottage, Deal
Quaint & Cosy: Step into seaside bliss at this Georgian cottage in Deal, offering a serene escape just moments from the shore.
Accommodation Details: A picturesque retreat for 6
Nestled in the heart of quirky Deal, Kent, Cordyline Cottage welcomes you to a world of seaside charm and elegance. This gorgeous Georgian cottage, with its Grade II-listed status, exudes a sense of timeless allure from the moment you step through its marine-blue door. Perfectly positioned just off Beach Street, Cordyline Cottage offers a serene retreat away from the bustling promenade, yet remains just a stone's throw from the sea, shops, and indie cafes.
Dane Park House, Margate
Stylish Seaside Retreat: Experience the best of Margate in this lovingly designed period home, just a stroll from the beach and shops.
Accommodation Details: A charming getaway for 5, blending modern elegance with coastal charm.
This stylish 3-bedroom getaway is ideal for friends or families looking for a seaside stay on the Kent Coast. Set on a quiet street in trendy Cliftonville, Dane Park House exudes charm and sophistication at every turn. Sunlight floods through the house, illuminating rich mustard walls and jewel tones throughout, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere.
The Cottage, Whitstable
Coastal Cosiness: Escape to the idyllic seaside town of Whitstable with a stay at The Cottage, a gorgeous retreat just a stone's throw from the beach, shops, and indie cafes.
Accommodation Details: Gorgeous cottage for 2.
Experience the essence of Whitstable's vibrant seaside scene at this freshly renovated cottage, ideally situated for exploring all the town has to offer. With the beach just steps away for morning dips and picturesque sunsets, and the bustling high street nearby, convenience is at your doorstep. Inside, the cottage boasts a charming mix of atmospheres across its two floors. Downstairs, a cosy bedroom features rustic touches and a luxurious bathroom, while upstairs, the light-filled open-plan living space offers glimpses of the sea and a well-appointed Shaker-style kitchen.
Why visit Wales?
Coastal Wales captivates with its stunning landscapes, historic sites, and vibrant culture, offering a haven for outdoor adventures and cultural exploration. From rugged cliffs to sandy beaches, visitors can indulge in hiking, surfing, and discovering ancient ruins. Quaint villages and medieval castles dot the coastline, inviting travellers to immerse themselves in Welsh heritage. With delectable seafood, local cuisine, and tranquil retreats, Coastal Wales promises unforgettable experiences amidst its natural beauty and welcoming communities, making it a must-visit destination year-round.
Stables Cottage, Cardigan Bay
Seaside Charm: Experience Snowdonia's coastal charm and outdoor adventures at this enchanting Grade-II listed cottage for up to four guests, nestled within the Llanfendigaid Estate.
Accommodation Details: A gorgeous cottage, perfect for friends or a family.
Escape to the picturesque coast of Snowdonia National Park with this enchanting cottage retreat. Nestled on the shores of Cardigan Bay within the sprawling Llanfendigaid Estate, this Grade-II listed former stables accommodates up to 4 guests and offers the perfect blend of outdoor adventure and indoor relaxation. From the charming cottagecore aesthetic to the shared indoor pool and acres of woodland, there's something for everyone here. Explore miles of rugged coastline, hike Snowdonia's majestic mountains, or simply unwind under the starry skies of the Dark Sky Reserve.
Thatched Cottage, Wales
Secluded Charm: Discover the idyllic charm of Glanyrafon, a traditional stone cottage nestled in a picturesque valley near the Ceredigion Coastal Path and stunning West Wales beaches.
Accommodation Details: Magical little cottage for 4.
Discover the ultimate idyllic holiday retreat at Glanyrafon, a charming 18th-century stone cottage tucked away in a serene green valley. With its picturesque exterior featuring a thatched roof and bumpy limestone walls, and stylish contemporary interiors adorned with timeworn beams, this cosy abode offers two charming bedrooms, a snug living area warmed by an oil burner, and even a traditional 'crog loft' accessed by a ladder for a cosy reading nook. Outside, immerse yourself in pure peace amidst almost an acre of flowering gardens, where bees buzz and butterflies flit about, and a gentle river flows beneath a medieval bridge.
Our Own Coastal Collection: Whispering Sands
As we embrace the warmer months and the allure of coastal escapes beckons, our new Whispering Sands collection offers the perfect blend of elegance and comfort for your seaside retreat. Inspired by the joie de vivre of collecting shell and pebble treasures; the little pleasures of spotting fish darting through rock pools, catching them in bright coloured nets and painted buckets. Promenades lined with dusky pink flowers, bold striped deckchairs and vintage beach huts, flanked by giant palm trees in the warm summer breeze. From flowing lightweight kimonos to elegant hand-painted shell charms, each piece is designed to evoke a sense of serenity and relaxation. And when the day comes to a close, our collection of nightwear ensures that your evenings are just as blissful as your days by the sea. Crafted from sumptuously soft fabrics and adorned with dreamy prints, our nightwear promises a restful night's sleep and a touch of luxury. So indulge in the tranquillity of coastal living and embrace the effortless elegance of our Whispering Sands collection, where every moment is infused with the magic of the seaside.