We love family time, that’s why Holiday Tots was born, and it is also sometimes just nice to catch up for a night or two without them, so if you’re lucky enough to have child-care (or are looking for a baby moon break) and can grab a couple of nights away with your partner, check out these little adult breaks in the UK. In line with our Holiday Tots ethos of booking directly, all of these adult holiday ideas in the UK offer direct booking giving you the best price possible.
Whether you are looking for something by the sea, a city break or a country retreat there is something here for you.
Take a look and see where your next romantic or special adventure break will take you…
Looking for beautifully different architecture in the countryside…
The Windmill Suffolk
We are so excited to be able to share as our first ever Holiday Tots Grown-up idea with you, one of the most unique luxury self-catering places to stay in the UK. The Windmill Suffolk is an adults-only boutique bolthole, perfect for a couple’s romantic getaway, special occasion or for up to four guests for a fun-filled escape. Originally built in 1891 The Windmill offers stunning panoramic views out to the beautiful Suffolk countryside with sunset vistas from the top floor living space, the ‘POD’, or wonder at the night sky views from the 4th floor balcony.
Two luxurious bedrooms on the first and third floor, beautiful bathroom, velvet sofas and curved TV, raised viewing deck, balcony, luxury kitchen, WIFI and audio inputs for music throughout the five floors. There are luxury bedrooms so either take your choice or have friends join.
Looking for a decadent fun hotel in Edinburgh…
House of Gods
A decadent boutique hotel and cocktail bar in Edinburgh where rules are forgotten with a “house butler to appease your every desire”. Each room is beautifully furnished and packed with personality. The largest is the Suite which promises “an experience of true opulence” with centre piece hand-built four poster bed, marble-clad ensuite wet-wall bathroom and luxury freestanding Victorian bathtub in the bedroom.
When you book directly with the hotel website guests are automatically upgraded to Butler Service which includes milk and cookies at bedtime and luxury breakfast hamper and £10 bar tab to enjoy in their World Famous Lilith’s Lounge Cocktail Bar. The hotel also has some fun vouchers on offer to ‘treat you like your famous’ for that special gift…
Looking for a romantic waterside country escape…
The Boathouse at The Tawny Hotel
The Boathouse is just one style of holiday accommodation for adults within the estate and features an unparalleled waterfront location, with choice of indoor or outdoor bath and beautiful views across the lake. Expect a private deck and luxurious interiors and en-suite shower room and complimentary mini bar. The 70-acre estate is home to five lakes, quirky gardens, an all-year-round outdoor swimming pool heated to 31 degrees, and spa treatments. The Plumicorn Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week or why not order room service? There are lots of different packages on offer for an adults getaway, Pamper Pack for Two, Spa Treatments, Pottery Experiences and more.(Please note this is not an adults-only estate and families are welcome in the larger accommodations.)
Looking for a adult only eco hotel in Cornwall with cliff top sea views…
Mawgan Porth Cornwall
The Scarlet Hotel is an adult-only hotel situated in Mawgan Porth Cornwall, close to the dramatic clifftops. All of Scarlet’s rooms have sea views and outside space, either a balcony or field terrace, a place to unwind, listen and watch the sea and breathe in the air. Every room is unique offering split-level luxury or all on one level spaciousness and even a few with their own private lounge area. Scarlets Spa is an eco-spa featuring a bromine-filtered indoor pool, outdoor natural reed pool, clifftop wooden sauna, restorative steam room and again stunning sea views. Treatments are taken in the lantern lit rooms with relaxation suspended cocoon pods. There are lots of wellbeing classes to choose from including yoga, Tai Chi and Ayurdedic advice. The restaurant can cater for breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea. Special occasion adult breaks are available from Spa Breaks to Dine and Spend time together, and even a Babymoon Celebration break and more. For group stays the hotel can offer private dining too. Dogs are welcome.
Looking for a stylish city break in Bristol…
Number 38 Clifton
Number 38 Clifton is located at the top of the city and is home to twelve stylish bedrooms offering a contemporary home from home environment. With panoramic city views from the rear of the building and to the front Clifton Downs it is the perfect location for an adult city break in Bristol. Here we highlight Suite no 12 with its beautiful dual aspect views of city and park, freestanding bath, walk in shower and super King size bed. The hotel spaces are quirky too, the reception and bar (first image) is open 7am to 8pm were you can pull up a bar stool or sink into the chairs in the window, grab breakfast in the library or lounge or head up to the sun trapped terrace for a rooftop drink or two. Max 2 people per bedroom and no under 12s.
Looking for an eclectic luxury B & B by the sea…
Swain House is an award-winning boutique B&B only a stroll from the sea in the quintessential and unique seaside town of Watchet and is perfect for a couple looking for a short break in Somerset. Think indulgent getaways with old world charm and modern comfort, stylish rooms, roll top baths. Swain House ticks more boxes than many luxury hotels. Breakfast is served 8.30 – 10.00am, and is made using locally sourced organic produce where possible, the owner can also provide an evening light supper platter or a picnic lunch and basket for a day out.
Looking for a cute cabin in the woods with a few extras…
Whittlers Cabin is located in a beautiful woodland setting in the grounds of Brook House Woods in Herefordshire. The cabin offers a little luxury in the woods with king size bed, feather duvet, wood burner, fairy lights and sitting area with fire pit. Perfect for a cozy getaway for two adults. Brook House Woods is also home to luxury tree houses and more for larger groups including families and for couples looking for experiences. Check out the private outdoor cinema, woodworking and chocolate making courses, tennis court, yoga, massage, meal delivery and more. You choose whether you want a quiet retreat or more!
Looking for a treehouse retreat within walking distance to the beach…
You will find this adult-only luxury woodland treetop retreat situated within 12 acres of private woodland with stunning views and within strolling distance of the beach. Accommodation comes in the form of a beautifully hand-crafted treehouse nestled within the canopy of 4 mature beech trees. This luxury treehouse has some stunning original features including a feature wall made from wine barrels! Beautiful lounge with wood burning stove, luxurious bedroom with roll top bath with valley views, walk in waterfall shower in the bathroom, fully equipped kitchen and beautiful deck with pizza oven and BBQ.
hmm? Treehouse not quite enough and looking for a private spa…
Ravendere Private Spa
Also situated within the same 12 acres you will find this beautiful private luxurious spa with its minimalistic Nordic inspired interior. This beautifully designed luxury retreat features two cuboid living space that surround the heated infinity pool. Built with natural materials, underfloor heating, living sedum roof, woodland sauna and outdoor dining area make Wildwood Spa the perfect couples escape any time of year.
Looking for a romantic hideaway for two…
16th Century private chapel, beautifully restored and perfect for a romantic getaway. Small and cosy for two with a private outside decked area with hot tub. Please note: The Chapel is located in the grounds of Pickwell Manor which is home to family-friendly holiday accommodation.
Looking for a glamping pod with amazing views…
The Fuselage is a beautiful clamping pod located in a field in Gloucestershire, all on its own. It offers a magical space to unwind and really enjoy nature on the doorstep and offers stunning views. The Fuselage seating area neatly transforms into a double bed. There is a private toilet and shower, wooden cabin housing a kitchen and terrace with woodfired hot tub.
We hope you have enjoyed our first collection of adult breaks in the UK – follow our brand new Instagram page Holiday Tots Grown-ups for more inspiration.
If you can’t getaway without the kids, have no fear we have lots of baby and toddler-friendly holiday options at Holiday Tots, just take a look.
and… if you have stayed somewhere special please do let us know – we would love to share…