Oliver’s Travels prides itself on selecting the most lavish and one-of-a-kind places to stay all over the world, ranging from regal château’s in Loire Valley to quirky cottages in the Cotswolds. Ultimately, which ever you chose, you’ll be sure to agree that Oliver’s Travels do not settle for ordinary.

Should reducing your carbon footprint be an objective for 2020, or you simply can’t stand the passport control queues at Heathrow Airport, Oliver’s Travels has you covered. We have handpicked an assortment of splendid properties across the UK, all of which are easy to reach and boast an exquisite variety of facilities to keep all guests entertained.

Oliver’s Travels, Brixham Manor HouseBrixham Manor House is a magnificent Edwardian house on the sea-front, overlooking Brixham Harbour. This spectacular holiday-home, with a grand entrance hall and an awe-inspiring staircase, comprises of 8 bedrooms, all of which are blessed with astonishing sea views.

Kitted out with a games room, private indoor pool and gym, this location would be an idyllic property to bring friends and family.

When to book:

  • August: Visit Brixham in August and take a ‘Brixham Fish Market Tour’ as featured Sky Atlantic series ‘Fish Town’
  • At a Brixham Fish Market tour you can see over 40 different types of fish at the auctions and be guided around by Barry Young of Brixham Trawler Agents, who has years of experience in the fish trade

 

Oliver’s Travels, Napoleonic FortressSituated in the middle of the Solent, this venue is, unsurprisingly, the talk of the town. Its unique setting coupled with the profligate amount of space; guests will undoubtedly be charmed by the property’s impressive eccentricity.

Equipped, over three levels, with a Champagne bar, a function room with incredible views, a Library, a gym, two rooftop sun-decks, a sauna and an open-air hot tub, this property makes an excellent base to enjoy with friends.

When to book:

  • August: Visit Portsmouth in August and head to the Isle of White to enjoy Cowes Week
  • If sailing doesn’t float your boat, drop by Gunwharf Quays, home to over 95 designer outlets and more than 30 bars and restaurants

 

Oliver’s Travels, Lakeside EstateLakeside Estate is a prestigious self-catered property, located in the Lake District.  This private estate sleeps a maximum of twenty guests making it an ideal place to party! This property is positioned within 26 acres of private grounds, ½ mile of lake shoreline and breath-taking panoramic views as far as the eye can see.

Exclusive use of this secluded estate allows you access to: boathouse and jetty; spa and wellness sanctuary featuring a Laconium and bar leading out onto an infinity terrace with hot tub and a function suite in the Lake Room. These stated facilities make it the perfect setting to host a special celebration or an intimate wedding.

When to book:

  • July: Book around this time and you could coincide it with the UK’s favourite family-friendly music festival, Kendal Calling
  • October: Should you be wanting more peace and quiet, book when the crowds disappear and witness the fanciful foliage far and wide

 

Oliver’s Travels, Daffodil CottageLooking for an adoring retreat for two?  Creaking with history, this dreamy property built in 1625, has been beautifully restored while upholding its original charm. On the ground floor is the open-plan living space, encompassing a cosy sitting area with log stove and plush velvet sofas. Upstairs you’ll find a romantic double bedroom partnering a luxury bathroom which boasts its very own indulgent free-standing bath.

This property is in the perfect location to relax and unwind with a loved one, after a busy day exploring the surrounding landscape.

When to book:

  • September: There is no better setting to shove on your wellies and soak up the rich, autumnal sights and sounds of nature, than the Cotswold’s countryside. After stretching one’s legs, head back Daffodil Cottage to tuck into a good book in front of a roaring fire.

 

Oliver’s Travels, Waterside HousePerched on the blissful banks of Bewl Water, this gorgeous Sussex home is the ultimate property to bring the kids for a country escape. With a huge games room and a sailing/ canoeing school just a moment away, the whole family will be kept well-entertained while staying within the property’s exquisite lawns.

When to book:

  • September: Visit in September to witness (or par-take in!) the Annual Dragon Boat Festival. Crews of 16 paddlers (plus a drummer) race in Chinese-style Dragon Boats over a 250-metre course.

 

Oliver’s Travels, Lennox GardensShould you ever be lucky enough to have the opportunity to stay in London, it would be a real shame to leave this metropolis unexplored. Oozing with culture and charm, London is one of the world’s most astounding cities to visit, and situated amongst the glitz and the glamour lies Lennox Gardens.

This scrumptious home offers a sleek and suave interior with subtle hints of luxury throughout. Lennox Gardens can accommodate six guests across three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Styled with elegance in mind, these gorgeous rooms are both sophisticated and serene.

When to book:

  • May: Visit in May and experience the week-long celebration of wine at London Wine Week 2020. Enjoy various city-wide events including masterclasses, wine-tours and al-fresco parties.

 

Still struggling to choose your next escape? Oliver’s Travels concierge service can give you a hand in picking the right property for you!