8 lodges with hot tubs you can book for a summer holiday

Keen for a summer break with a touch of luxury? These affordable lodges all feature hot tubs - and more besides

As the next phase in easing lockdown across the UK approaches later this month, and with the weather gradually hotting up, thoughts are starting to turn to a summer holiday.

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The UK has a wealth of picture-perfect locations to visit, from Cornwall’s sandy shores, to the rolling hills of the Yorkshire Dales and if you’re keen to stay somewhere a little bit different, a log cabin could be just the ticket.

If you are planning on taking a summer staycation and peace, tranquillity and relaxation are high on your list, these cosy lodges with a private hot tub might just be the holiday destination you’ve been looking for.

Waterside Cornwall, Lanivet

Waterside Cornwall offers an array of self-catering lodges in the charming village of Lanivet. Available to book via Booking.com.

The accommodation comprises a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and microwave, a flat-screen TV, bathrooms with a shower, a terrace and garden views.

Two and three bedroom lodges are available which come with their own private hot tub, and there is plenty to see and do nearby, including visiting the Goss Moor National Nature Reserve, or surfing the waves in Newquay.

Ardgartan Argyll Lodges, Scottish Highlands

Ideally suited for those looking to escape to the wilderness for some peace and tranquility, these attractive lodges sit in a spectacular spot surrounded by mountains in Argyll Forest Park, on the shores of Loch Long.

The self-catering lodges come complete with their own outdoor hot tub, and when you’re not relaxing inside, there’s plenty to keep you occupied, including forest walks and cycle trails, archery, canoeing and Segway Safari.

Dragonfly Lodge, Yorkshire

This cosy wooden cabin sits tucked away in a rural spot in the village of Grindale, East Yorkshire, and sleeps two adults, making for the perfect romantic retreat.

The cabin contains a snug seating area with a log burner, kitchen, outdoor pizza oven and a private hot tub, plus toilet and shower facilities across the courtyard.

It is less than five miles from the popular seaside town of Bridlington, while Hunmanby and Scarborough are also within easy reach.

Available to book via TripAdvisor.

Florence Springs Lakeside Lodges, Pembrokeshire

Nestled just two miles from the pretty Welsh seaside town of Tendy, these charming lakeside lodges occupy wonderful lakeside views, with golfing, fishing and walking activities all close by.

The two and three bedroom lodges are all beautifully furnished to a high standard, making it ideal for families, and come with a private sunken outdoor hot tub on the terrace.

Guests are also invited to use the neighbouring Heatherton Leisure Park, and will get a discount on activities.

Rivendale Lodge Retreat, Peak District

This scenic retreat in the heart of the Peak District provides the perfect base for a countryside break

Home to luxurious lodges and treehouses, this scenic retreat in the heart of the Peak District provides the perfect base for a countryside break.

The attractive accommodation is based in a secluded spot, surrounded by a beautiful rural landscape, and visitors have the option of choosing from a lodge or treehouse which has its own private hot tub for that added bit of indulgence.

Pear Tree Lodge, Easington

The lodge is set in an orchard and garden, complete with a large hot tub and wooden gazebo

Located in the east coast village of Easington, in County Durham, Pear Tree Lodge offers a quiet setting to enjoy the great outdoors.

The lodge is set in an orchard and garden, complete with a large hot tub and wooden gazebo, and is close to the beach and plenty of pretty walking routes.

It can house up to six adults and two children, and dogs are welcome at an additional fee of £25 for one and £40 for two.

Available to book via TripAdvisor.

Northumberland Lodge, Richmond

Richmond offers an array of riverside walks, shops, pubs and a castle

This stylish lodge in the North Yorkshire village of Richmond provides a tranquil hideaway to relax amid the surrounding countryside.

Richmond offers an array of riverside walks, shops, pubs and a castle, and is surrounded by the rolling hills of the northern dales.

After a day exploring, guests can return to the beautifully furnished lodge which includes two bedrooms, an open-plan living, dining and sitting area, and a private deck area with a hot tub and outdoor seating.

Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa, Cheddar

This resort and spa in Somerset features a wealth of cosy holiday homes and lodges, including outdoor hot tubs

Ideal if you’re looking for lots of activities to do on-site, this resort and spa in Somerset features a wealth of cosy holiday homes and lodges, including outdoor hot tubs, within its grounds.

Located on the slopes of the Mendip Hills, the park has lots of amenities to enjoy, including an indoor swimming pool, adventure play, archery and spa facilities, as well as plenty to explore off-site, from walks in the Somerset countryside to Cheddar Gorge and Glastonbury Tor.

Available to book via lodges.cottages.com.

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