10 of the Coziest Cabins and Cabins for Fall


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As summer draws to a close and visions of bracing country walks, chunky wool sweaters, fireside frivolities and hearty roasts begin to swirl, we’ve rounded up a selection of the best assholes. where to take refuge.

From a cottage fit for royalty in Cornwall to a lakeside cabin in the Cotswolds, these autumnal hideaways effortlessly cross the line between comfort and elegance. All you have to do is gather your loved ones and hit the road for the ultimate getaway.

Dye, Powys, Wales

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Dye, Powys, Wales

Nestled in the rolling peaks of the Cambrian Mountains of Wales, Tincture is the dream setting for those looking to disconnect and relax this autumn. This secluded 17th-century abode is the epitome of rustic charm with framed plants paired with salvaged furniture: there’s a dining table that was salvaged from the stable, a garden cabinet from the pigsty, and a stone wall original in the shower room. As the sun sets each evening, pour yourself a gin and tonic, flavored with herbs picked from the biodiverse garden, before wrapping up warm to enjoy the clear, starry skies, free of light pollution for miles around.

Price: from £1,250 per short break (for four people); uniquehomestays.com

The cabin in Settle, Norfolk

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The cabin in Settle, Norfolk

Meet Settle – a secluded slice of Norfolk Park home to three beautifully restored vintage railway carriages and a cluster of luxury canvas tents. As we head into the cooler months, their spacious cabin, surrounded by ancient forest and overlooking a glassy lake, is the perfect place to hide away from the stresses of the world. Crafted with soul, interiors feature reclaimed wood, a freestanding egg-shaped bathtub and a black Bertazzoni cooker, while outside there’s an abundance of wildlife to admire – keep your eyes peeled for hares and deer while you sip hot chocolate by the fire. In the morning, a breakfast basket is delivered to the door, filled with local delicacies ranging from Kofra coffee to Fen Farm Dairy butter.

Price: from £1,080 for three nights (sleeps two); setnorfolk.co.uk

The Bull Pen at Bibury Farm Barns, Gloucestershire

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The Bull Pen at Bibury Farm Barns, Gloucestershire

Hidden away in the Cotswolds, The Bull Pen is the brainchild of George and Polly Philips, a husband and wife team who breathed new life into a cluster of abandoned barns near Bibury. The duo brought in interior designer Pippa Paton, who artfully transformed the space with nods to her heritage — think weathered stable doors reimagined as a coffee table. A basket of local produce greets you in the kitchen, including a loaf of fresh bread, butter, milk and eggs, and there are baskets overflowing with board games and puzzles to while away the afternoon. Upstairs, you’ll find hand-blended 100-Acre body products in the chic bathrooms (some with freestanding tubs) and crisp linens on the beds.

Price: from £425 a night (six people); biburyfarm.com

Two pines at Wilding Airfield, Northamptonshire

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Two pines at Wilding Airfield, Northamptonshire

Once the home of some 3,000 Americans during World War II, Wilding Airfield in Northamptonshire has slowly returned to nature since troops left in 1945. Now you can stay at the magical Two Pines treehouse, one of two low-impact vacation rentals. designed by owners Fin and Joanna Broadbent, in tandem with Lifespace cabins. Wake up to the chirping of birds and a backdrop of white birch trees beyond the bedroom’s bay windows, before heading to the nearby Georgian market town of Oundle to pick up supplies for the fire pit grill and oven wood-fired pizza. Don’t miss the chance to soak in the William Holland Copper Bath on the terrace, or take a guided walk with Fin’s mother, a passionate amateur conservationist who has lived on the site for over 40 years.

Price: from £195 a night (for two people); canopyandstars.co.uk

Links to Go Dorset

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Links to Go Dorset

When luxury fashion PR Cat Earp decided to open two lakeside cottages on her husband’s 400-acre family farm in peaceful West Dorset, it was always going to be a stylish affair. Take Links – a glass-fronted shepherd’s hut with Farrow & Ball paint, a king-size bed with a scalloped headboard and a kitchen with brushed gold fittings and crockery from cult brands Matilda Goad and Hot Pottery. After an invigorating walk in the surrounding meadows, we recommend heading straight to the outdoor tub draped in fairy lights for a long soak, before pouring a glass of Conker gin from the honesty bar and roasting some marshmallows on the fire.

Price: from £185 per night (for two people); godorset.com

Hayjack at Wilderness Reserve, Suffolk

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Hayjack at Wilderness Reserve, Suffolk

Hayjack is the latest fairy tale property to be unveiled in the 8,000 acre Suffolk Wilderness Reserve, an Arcadian playground where guests can try out a host of activities including kayaking, archery, clay pigeon shooting and falconry. Draped by a thatched roof, the house is essentially one huge room with vaulted oak beams and a striking fireplace. Large windows frame the open views of the park and just outside you will find a natural swimming lake with its own jetty and rowing boat for fun on the water. The best part? There is a private spa with sauna, steam room and treatment area, making it the perfect choice for a restorative couples retreat.

Price: £673 per night (for two people); wildreserve.com

The Salt Box at Elmley Nature Reserve, Kent

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The Salt Box at Elmley Nature Reserve, Kent

With an all-glass wall, the Salt Box at Elmley Nature Reserve on the Isle of Sheppey is ideal for stargazing or watching the sunrise while cuddled up under a duvet. This large shepherd’s hut also has a kitchenette, dining area and living room, and offers many thoughtful touches to keep you warm, including thick Romney Marsh wool throws and blankets, hot water bottles and a vintage cast iron radiator. But the piece de resistance has to be the outdoor shower, stocked with scented Bramley products, from where you can enjoy spectacular views of the salt marshes and mudflats that team up with birds of prey and wild birds.

Price: from £185 a night (for two adults and two children); elmleynaturereserve.co.uk

The Apple Store, Gloucestershire

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The Apple Store, Gloucestershire

No detail has been spared in the conservation of the Apple Store, one of the honey-coloured Daylesford Farm Cottages in the pretty village of Kingham. Interiors are painted in soothing shades of white and teal, with sophisticated details such as taupe ceramics, wicker lanterns, and Bamford scented candles. The two en-suite bedrooms are small but perfectly formed, with exposed beams, bare Cotswold stone walls and a high thread count. At night, roast a chicken in the AGA before sinking into the comfy sofas with a good book, or pop around the corner to the brand’s Michelin-starred restaurant, The Wild Rabbit, for delicious dishes such as the traditional tomato, smoked eggplant and goat cheese pie. .

Price: from £350 per person (for four people); daylesford.com

Restormel Cottage, Cornwall

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Restormel Cottage, Cornwall

Part of the Duchy Estate’s portfolio of holiday homes in the peaceful Vale of Fowey, Restormel Cottage is around 400 years old and was once an entrance lodge to the main mansion. Thanks to a tasteful renovation by interior designer Annabel Elliot (who also happens to be the sister of the Duchess of Cornwall), the house is super homey, with an eclectic mix of British brands, antiques and contemporary fabrics, and there’s a courtyard garden that makes for warming sunbathing during the fall months. Cottage guests also enjoy access to the estate’s many leisure facilities, including an indoor swimming pool, steam room, tennis court and games room.

Price: from £1,050 for three nights (sleeps five plus a cot); duchyofcornwallholidaycottages.co.uk

Lakeside Cabin at Yoo Lakes, The Cotswolds

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Lakeside Cabin at Yoo Lakes, The Cotswolds

For a stunning weekend, head to the new two bedroom lakeside cabin at Yoo’s Lakes in the Cotswolds. As well as an impressive double-height open-plan living and dining area, with its clever folding kitchenette, you can utilize the spacious entertaining deck overlooking peaceful Lake Marley. Natural materials take the outdoors further, using Cotswold stone, tone-on-tone woods and striking pendant lights that are hand-woven in willow by local artisans, and there are deep velvet armchairs in which to huddle. While it can be hard to leave this warm and cozy nest, with the estate’s spa, restaurant, and playground nearby, it’s worth venturing outside at least once.

Price: From £995 per night (for 4 people); thelakesbyyoo.com

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