Some posts on this site contain affiliate links, meaning if you buy something through one of these links, I may earn a small commission (at no extra cost to you).

You may have seen our Beautiful Airbnb's guides in the past, where we round up unique homes across the UK from the Airbnb site. Well, please let me introduce you to Beautiful Plum Guide UK Getaways.


We've scrolled, searched and scoured their curated platform to find wonderfully designed properties for our Tat readers. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway for two, a sprawling mansion to celebrate a big birthday or you're just looking for inspiration, here's hoping there's something here for you!


Aquae Sulis in Bath, Sleeps 2, £265 per night


In the heart of the historical city of Bath sits this beautiful flat, with traditional sash windows overlooking the Beazer Garden Maze and Pulteney Weir. Spend a weekend in Bath exploring the sites, such as the Roman Baths and the Royal Crescent and enjoy the brilliant shops and cafes. Check out our Tat Tours Bath for more tips for your stay.

 

Lily Cottage in Oxfordshire, Sleeps 3, £307 per night


This enchanted thatched cottage is nestled in the little village of Great Tew, a very short drive away from Chipping Norton. Explore everything the North Cotswolds has to offer by visiting some of the charming towns and villages in the area, and not to mention Oxford itself, which is a car journey away.

 

Gallery Viewing in Suffolk, Sleeps 2, £635 per night


Be enveloped by the exhibiting photography at this rustic escape, which doubles as a gallery over two floors. All the photography exhibited is in fact for sale, so you can leave with a momento of your stay should the need strike.


You can explore the beautiful walks in the area, whiling away the day. Or if you're hoping to add a couple of guests to your stay, then the Shepherd's Hut in the garden can accommodate two.

 

The Captain's Rest in Kent, Sleeps 4, £278 per night


Charmingly decorated in sunshine yellow and pastels and with coastal walks mere minutes from this little cottage in Kent, you won't know whether to stay in or go out. It looks like the perfect getaway for a couple for a weekend away.


Situated on the outskirts of the town of Deal, there is a direct train straight from London, which does take approx two hours, but could just be worth the journey.

 

Picture This in Hertfordshire, Sleeps 4, £201 per night


With Cambridge less than 40 minutes away by car, you can enjoy the best of both worlds at this idyllic cottage in Hertfordshire, as the cottage is situated in the Gotham Gardens at Pembroke Farm. Enjoy your morning coffee at the Courtyard Cafe in the gardens and then spend the day walking the grounds. What heaven.

 

Croquet on the Lawn in Oxfordshire, Sleeps 8, £574 per night


With a gastropub just up the road, you can take in the stunningly beautiful scenery the Cotswolds has to offer with a group of friends, before heading to the pub for a long, leisurely supper at The Hare.


This sixteenth century house, which sleeps eight, has been modernised in 2020, but the original features such as the exposed wooden beams, stonework and fireplaces have remained to retain the charm of the property.

 

The Lost Slipper in Cornwall, Sleeps 16, £950 per night


With twenty-two acres of grounds to explore, you may want to bring your bike... This incredibly beautiful house sleeps 16, so it's the perfect opportunity to get a big group of friends or family together to celebrate an occasion.


Newquay is just ten minutes away by car, but with orchards, a wall-garden, a tennis court and a lake to enjoy, you may not want to leave.

 

Wildflower Dream in Wiltshire, Sleeps 4, £286 per night


Nestled at the bottom of a secluded road on the edge of a river sits this wildflower dream. Bring your welly boots, as the well-known village of Castle Combe is a walk away across amazing South Cotswolds scenery. Make sure to visit one of the two pubs and treat yourself to a bowl of cheesy-chips while sat on the market-square in the village!

 


Rapunzel's Rest in Dumfries and Galloway, Sleeps 14, £813 per night


This incredible property exudes decadence from every angle, which has withstood the test of time since it was built in 1450. With six bedrooms, a great hall, library and a basement playroom, this enchanting castle can host up to 14 guests within its 9-feet thick walls.


There's so much to discover in this amazing tower, which I think would be the ideal space to host a big birthday with 13 of your nearest and dearest.


 

Serving up Style in Dorset, Sleeps 4, £435 per night


Renovated by Lord and Lady Shaftesbury, who incorporated bold colours, premium fabrics and a very grand copper roll-top bath, this two-bedroom groom's cottage is part of the St Giles estate in Dorset.


Other areas of the estate are also available for hire, including St Giles House, which is a well-known wedding venue, as well as the Riding House.

 

Sevastopol Sketches, Sleeps 5, £538 per night


If you're looking for a countryside escape with charm, then you may just like this little cottage for five. Situated west of Oxford, you can enjoy a morning visiting William Morris' former summer house, Kelmscott Manor before retreating back to the cottage.

 

The Riverside Cottage in Richmond, Sleeps 4, £132 per night


Nestled in the North Yorkshire Dales, this traditional stone cottage is full of character. It sleeps up to four, but I think it looks like a lovely escape for a couple for a long weekend surrounded by the Dales. Enjoy some peace and quiet at The Riverside Cottage.

 

Flora and Fauna in Suffolk, Sleeps 9, £1,073 per night


If the sprawling gardens aren't enough to entice you to stay at this house in Suffolk, then perhaps the 448 acres of wildflower meadows and ancient forests might?


The interior of the house showcases incredible antique finds with Chinese and Tibetan influences, adding further character to this historic building.

 

Damask Rose in North Somerset, Sleeps 10, £1,450 per night


Damask Rose sparks interest at every turn, as the house is filled with impressionist artworks and ornate furnishings. If it's the North Somerset area you're interested in however, you can get a group together to tour the local Portishead, or be wowed by the brilliant city of Bristol, which is a mere 20-minute drive away.


Seagulls & Sea Breezes in Suffolk, Sleeps 2, £132 per night


Explore the beautiful countryside Suffolk has to offer at this little getaway. Romantic walks across the beaches are a must as well, as Dunwich beach is just a short drive away.

 

Enchanted Forest in Darlington, Sleeps 14, £2,166 per night


This incredible house is on the steep side for price, but it sleeps 14, making it around £150 per person. With stunningly restored rooms throughout, the interiors are beautiful and every finishing touch has been considered.


The wonderful sprawling gardens should be enough to entice anyone outside for picnics and rounders on the lawn, especially with a group of 14!

 

The Miller's Cottage in Suffolk, Sleeps 4, £182 per night


Wonderfully decorated in pastels and greens, The Miller's Cottage in Suffolk has been meticulously restored using reclaimed materials and antique furniture. Nestled in the countryside and with the Suffolk coastline a short drive away, you'll have the best of both worlds at The Miller's Cottage.

 

Through the Ages in Bath, Sleeps 5, £345 per night


Why stay on the Royal Crescent in Bath when you can stay next to it and enjoy the view? This apartment in Bath looks on to the Royal Crescent, so you'll walk beside it when you stroll into town.


Bath is a trove of excellent independent shops, such as 8 Holland Street, Berdoulat, and book store Topping & Company. Find out more about Bath in our Tat Tours guide.

 

A Done Deal in Kent, Sleeps 6, £543 per night


We love the minimal but chic interiors at this charming terraced house in Deal. The pops of colour through the painted wood, the artwork and the kitchen appliances breathe life into the home.


Positioned a stones-throw from the beach in the seaside town of Deal, this home is the perfect spot for a family trip.

 

Where The Art Is in Lincolnshire, Sleeps 7, £115 per night


With paintings, ceramics and textiles filling every room, this Lincolnshire house reminds us a lot of the Tat Flat!


The house was originally a bakery, but was converted by the host's parents years ago and now acts as a period-home and museum, hosting their art collections for visitors staying at the house to enjoy.

 

Garden Sprites & Bluebells in Argyll and Bute, Sleeps 12, £895 per night


This sprawling house awaits you in Argyll and Bute in Scotland. Hosting up to 12, what a beautiful place to enjoy a week away from the world with your extended family or a group of friends.


Located north of Glasgow on Gare Loch in the town of Helensburgh, there's lots to explore in the surrounding areas. It's got a big price tag though, but per person, it's about £74 each.

 

The King's Man in Devon, Sleeps 14, £706 per night


This thatched cottage is deceptively large. It has seven bedrooms, four bathrooms and sleeps up to 14 guests comfortably. If you're looking for a summer holiday retreat, then look no further as the house comes with a pool and tennis court.


Situated just outside Exeter in Devon, at the northern-most reaches of Dartmoor national park, there's plenty to discover in the area.

 

Brownber Hall II in Cumbria, Sleeps 6, £629 per night


Hidden away in the Yorkshire Dales and surrounded by rolling hills, this beautifully colourful house is dog friendly, so walks across the Dales are a must!


Sleeping up to 6 with views of the stunning countryside outside the bedroom window, what a joyous place to relax and unwind.