17 Aug 11 dreamiest UK Airbnbs for an amazing night’s sleep
Lots of us have been struggling to sleep of late, so a little rest and recuperation is in order. That’s why we’ve rounded up the 11 dreamiest Airbnbs in the UK for an amazing night’s sleep. A staycation at one of these properties is sure to leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.
- Oak Tree Domes, Ceredigion, Wales
- The Crow’s Nest, Millbrook, Cornwall, England
- Foxborough Bubble Den, Portglenone, Northern Ireland
- Living in a Lighthouse, Winterton-on-Sea, England
- Sunrise Tree House, Kings Lynn, England
- The Harpy Houseboat, London, England
- The Hunting Hall Shepherd’s Hut, Berwick-upon-Tweed, England
- Otter Cottage, Clachnaharry, Scotland
- Scandi Hut, Windermere, England
- Flying Yorkshireman, Glasshouses, England
- Open-Plan Apartment, Leicestershire, England
There are four dome houses at this farm, each nestled under its own mighty oak tree. Lie back in bed and look up through the viewing window as you drift off to sleep, or draw back the curtains for wider views of the surrounding meadows. Beautiful oak features, including handcrafted beds, help you feel at one with nature.
Rating: 4.82 stars (68 reviews)
Located on the cliffs above Whitsand Bay, this beautiful glass-fronted cabin offers incredible views out to sea. Unwind in the TV snug and freestanding cast-iron bath before climbing into the king-size bed, letting the sights and sounds of gentle waves soothe you to sleep.
Rating: 5.0 stars (11 reviews)
This bubble den offers one of the most luxurious ways to sleep under the stars. You can stay warm and cosy in your four-poster bed while enjoying views of the night sky — and perhaps the pitter-patter of rain against the rooftop. Previous guests rave about the comfy bed, with one saying they had the “best sleep in forever” and another saying it is “probably the best bed I have ever slept in”.
Rating: 4.96 stars (83 reviews)
This historical lighthouse sleeps eight, but it’s the double bed nestled at the top we’d be fighting for. Located on a sleeping platform in the Lantern Room, which boasts a 360-degree view across the Norfolk countryside, it’s a fantastic place to watch the sunset or sunrise.
Rating: 5.0 stars (11 reviews)
In the eaves of this magnificent treehouse is a cosy master bedroom filled with personality. In the daytime, stained-glass windows pour colourful light into the space. By night, twinkling fairy lights create a romantic and relaxing atmosphere.
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The master cabin of this luxury houseboat boasts a 1920s, oak, four-poster bed once owned by prominent French socialite Daisy Fellowes. Remote-controlled curtains reveal a postcard view of Tower Bridge and the River Thames, as does the room’s private deck.
Rating: 5.0 stars (51 reviews)
What could be cosier than drawing the curtains and nestling down in this sleeping nook? The shepherd’s hut’s secluded location makes it the perfect place to enjoy undisturbed sleep. In the morning, throw open the windows to enjoy fresh air, birdsong, and beautiful meadow views.
Rating: 4.98 stars (40 reviews)
If you’re looking to get away from it all, a break to the Scottish Highlands should be high on the agenda. And at this traditional cottage, you can unwind in the roll-top bath before climbing into the cosy king-size bed. When you wake up, enjoy the complimentary breakfast-in-bed tray and let your worries slip away.
Rating: 5.0 stars (50 reviews)
This hut is part of Airbnb Plus, a collection of the highest-quality homes, and it’s easy to see why. The stylish bedroom, complete with blackout blinds and cosy bedding, is a wonderful place to drift off and enjoy a great night’s sleep. One reviewer says the bed was “super comfy and warm, which made leaving it rather difficult” and another attests they “struggled to find motivation to leave it”.
Rating: 4.94 stars (81 reviews)
If you’re looking for a unique place to rest your head, try the Flying Yorkshireman railway carriage. Overlooking the old Nidd Valley railway line and thoughtfully themed throughout, this quirky accommodation has lots to offer. After exploring the nearby countryside and soaking in the hot tub, you’re sure to enjoy a fantastic night’s sleep in the queen-size bed.
Rating: 4.94 stars (127 reviews)
Located in a converted warehouse, this modern open-plan apartment is bursting with personality and offers panoramic views. After enjoying a soak in the copper bath or Japanese hot tub, stretch out on the magnificent emperor-sized bed and enjoy an indulgent snooze. There are secret beds hidden beneath the floorboards for guests!
Rating: 4.80 stars (139 reviews)
*Prices based on the earliest available Monday to Friday stay in October 2020 as of 11/08/20.