Hide & Sleep | Hand-picked UK self-catering accommodation holiday cottages

or not, weekend here we come

Seek your next escape from our curated selection of beautiful self-catering accommodation across the UK. We’re here for those of you who just want to get off-grid, get offline and create some stories to tell.

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If you're seeking high-quality self-catering accommodation in the UK, we've got you covered. From a last-minute weekend away or a week-long escape from it all, the properties in our collection offer both short and long breaks. With romantic hot tub getaways to luxury homes that are also truly dog-friendly, you can sleep soundly knowing they've all been checked by our team of experts. We've taken care of the details, so you don't have to. 

What’s more, if you own a one-of-a-kind property in the UK, drop us a line. We'd love to hear from you!

Things to do

Hide & read bookshelf: ‘Becoming’ by Michelle Obama

Reading books means you can live a thousand lives before you die, and at hide & sleep we have decided to put reading back at the top of our to-do list by creating our own bookshelf of reading recommends.

We’ve started with the 2018 bestseller ‘Becoming’ by former First Lady, Michelle Obama, which, quite frankly is incredible. This autobiographical memoir tells her whole life story, from childhood all the way to how she adjusted to being constantly in the public eye to the aftermath of her husband’s presidency.  If you’re feeling ready to be inspired, then read this book review now.

Challenge your imagination and travel the world from the comfort of an armchair, sofa or hammock.  Find your mug and your happy place: the journey starts here…

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You stand out from the crowd and like to carve your own path in life, so why would choosing holiday accommodation be any different?  But hey, we know that life is hectic, so we’ve taken the time to scour the UK and find 10 of the most unique properties in the UK. That means all you have to do is find ten minutes with a cup of tea to read our handy guide and choose a yurt, cabin or glampsite to spend your break. Think windmills, skyscrapers, railway carriages … there’s even a slide for adults.

Whether you want to hang out with friends, cosy up with your loved one or run wild with your pups, we’ve got it covered.  From vintage vibes to chic and stylish, we have a property to suit your style.

Our collection even boasts unique properties to hide a whole gang if you need the space for a proper get-together. What are you waiting for? Grab your toothbrush and get on the road.

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How to spend the weekend in North Cornwall

Your wanderlust has led you to North Cornwall, but you’ve only got the weekend until you’re forced to make your trek back to reality. Luckily here’s a guide to some of North Cornwall’s best bits, although if we’re completely honest this is really just skimming the surface – to discover everything on offer, you’ll have to come back...

Find the best place for the perfect Cornish cream tea or Sunday roast, and when you’ve finished stuffing your face, this guide recommends some great beaches and walks complete with Insta-worthy sunsets.

In the South West we may not be cutting-edge cosmopolitan, and you won’t find streets packed with chic boutiques, but what you will find instead is time to reconnect and relax in one of the most beautiful parts of the country (we aren’t at all biased!)

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Owner Oracles – Woodshack

Welcome to the first of our Owner Oracles: a series dedicated to uncovering the inspiration and ideas behind the doors of our most unique havens from conversations with the creative and ambitious home owners. Every property selected has something absolutely unique to offer and Wood Shack is certainly no exception!

Located off the beaten track in Abergavenny, this one-of-a-kind property is a secluded and romantic hideaway, close to nature, where being cut off from the outside world is kind of the point.

So, settle down on the sofa and meet the owners to discover what makes this wooden shack in the woods so magical and what the owners wanted to achieve with its creation. We guarantee you’ll want to come and stay.

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