The UK is bloomin’ gorgeous in the spring, so what better time to enjoy its offerings than one of our cosy family holiday homes? For the upcoming Easter holidays (we know this year is a little different than last year) round up your household and take them away for a well-deserved retreat in the UK’s glorious countryside. We’ve rounded up our favourite Easter breaks for families in our top-notch cottages and large holiday homes to make choosing your getaways this Easter a no-brainer. 

1. Callander House, Scotland

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Callander House – Scotland – Oliver’s Travels

Easter getaways don’t get better than a stay at Callander House. The private residence of Scottish artist Stuart McAlpine Miller and his wife, Nikki, you can bet your bottom dollar that the aesthetics are to die for; contemporary and unique in equal measures.

The house can comfortably accommodate groups of families spending the Easter break together, across twelve luxurious bedrooms. For the kids, they’ll have evenings of fun surrounded by the 7-foot pool table and can roam free in the 12 acres of gardens which are all private.

Sleeps: 12-24

Prices from: £206pppn over the Easter holidays

2. Loch Lomond Manor, Scotland

Loch Lomond Manor – Scotland – Oliver’s Travels

A stay at Loch Lomond Manor includes an entirety of things: BBQs in the garden, walks along the bank of the loch, sun-lit afternoons by the tree swing and day trips to the Highlands and beyond.

The house itself was built in 1902 by husband and wife team, Alexander and Maggie. Creatives to the core, they injected their love for art in the tapestries which adorn the manor today. The five bedrooms are totally unique and equally as cosy, plus the bathrooms contain extra large bathtubs – so grab the opportunity to run yourself a comforting bath.

Sleeps: 12

Prices from: £61pppn over the Easter holidays

3. Amberstone Manor, Devon

Amberstone Manor Devon

This 19th-Century house is nestled in amongst 5-acres of gorgeous gardens and a whopping 20-acres of river meadows – meaning its the perfect outside space for an Easter egg hunt! The manor has a quintessential English garden with terraces, fruit and veg orchards, and a Victorian garden grotto all surrounding a private pool. 

Heading inside, you’ll find stylishly decorated interiors, tons of space for the whole family (a great place for a super game of hide and seek!), a cosy reading nook, open fireplace and a games room! There’s something for everyone here, and if you fancy nipping out, you’ve got the Devonshire coast and even a well-known golf course nearby!

Sleeps: 18

Price from: £97pppn over the Easter holidays

4. Victorian Grange, Wales

Victorian Grange Wales

Located in the beautiful and picturesque West Wales, this holiday home is a picture-perfect retreat that’s perfect for families looking for an escape. Not only do the gardens offer a great place for a treasure hunt or other Easter games, the kids won’t be able to tear themselves away from the treehouse at the edge of the property! At lunchtime, enjoy alfresco dining on the terrace with the BBQ and pizza oven, while enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. 

Indoors you’ll find although the home has been lovingly modernised, the owners have remained sympathetic to its history and this shows with the original features of the property, paying homage to its roots back in 1870. There’s a children’s playroom too, making this holiday home perfect for kids!

Sleeps: 10

Prices from: £58pppn over the Easter holidays

5.  Salcombe Retreat, Devon

Salcombe Retreat

A contemporary home in the woods – what better setting is there for an Easter break?! Set up a little Easter Egg Hunt in the woodland, host a friendly table tennis tournament in the living area, go for a soak in the hot tub overlooking the views, and enjoy the stylish interiors of this low-key holiday home. There are toys and books to engage the kids, while a snug corner of the living room has a fireplace under the TV… great for a movie night. 

Sleeps: 14-20 

Prices from: £59pppn over the Easter holidays

6. Chevaliers Estate, Midlands

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Chevaliers Estate – Midlands – Oliver’s Travels

Holiday in history with a stay at Chevaliers Estate! Nestled deep in the unspoilt Shropshire countryside, your accommodation is split between the Gatehouse, Moat House and the Coach House – all complete with their own living and dining facilities.

The Easter break for families can be somewhat stressful, but not here. Enjoy your morning coffee from your very own sun terrace, and when you fancy getting the rest of the group together, take to the shared and private gardens. Beautiful in their own right, you’ll have total access to the historic gardens of the Estate.

Sleeps: 12-14

Prices from: £58pppn over the Easter holidays

 

7. Old Queens Manor, Cotswolds

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Old Queens Manor – Cotswolds –  Oliver’s Travels 

Old Queens Manor: where the only noises to be heard are happy birdsongs. This handsome manse will perfectly accommodate two sets of families spending the Easter break together, across five beautiful bedrooms.

But the real magic is found outside, where the grounds are private for you and yours to enjoy as you wish. The kids will relish the private swimming pool, even more so if the weather permits, while adults might prefer to relax pool-side or compete on the tennis court.

Sleeps: 10

Prices from: £58pppn over the Easter holidays 

8. Emley Woodhouse, Yorkshire

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Emley Woodhouse – Yorkshire – Oliver’s Travels

Emley Woodhouse is the type of home that makes you feel instant comfort before setting foot inside. So, make this Easter one you remember and take yourselves to the windswept Yorkshire moorlands that inspired the Brontë sister’s great literary contribution. Accommodating up to seventeen guests, spread across seven bedrooms, it’s the dream rural escape for large family groups.

The kids will adore the garden bursting with wildlife, from owls and hares to rabbits and badges! Whereas country-lovers can venture through the garden gate, offering access to a nearby stream to explore.

Sleeps: 14-17

Prices from: £46pppn over the Easter holidays

9. Holy Loch Manor, Scotland

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Holy Loch Manor – Scotland – Oliver’s Travels

Boasting three acres of beautiful surroundings, breath-taking views across Holy Loch and top-notch facilities, Holy Loch Manor is one of our favourite places to go for Easter.

While there’s plenty of space for your family to socialise together, the manor has nooks to catch a moment of peace to yourself. As a waterside property, it’s the best space to reflect and enjoy the Easter getaway with your family. Holy Loch Manor also has private access to a beach, swings, a trampoline, barbecues and garden games for the whole group.

Sleeps: 15-17

Prices from: £41pppn over the Easter holidays

 

10. Colleton Hall and East Wing, Devon

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Colleton Hall – Devon – Oliver’s Travels

Nestled within thirty-eight acres of private woodland and parkland, Colleton Hall and East Wing offers the perfect country escape for total tranquillity.

The present owners have lovingly refurbished the hall, enhancing its original features, but timelessly blending in with updated furnishings. It really is a dream to stay in. Although outside is where the real magic happens, where the expansive grounds offer the opportunity for long walks through the totally private woodland alongside the stream which flows to the Little Dart River.

Sleeps: 18

Prices from: £47pppn over the Easter holidays

 

 

If that doesn’t tickle your fancy, we’ve got more luxury holiday homes in the UK for you to have a look at. Contact our lovely concierge team and they’ll handpick the spot for you! Remember our offers are available for a limited time only so don’t wait! Your ideal Easter break could be just a few clicks away…

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