What are the best views in the UK?
Ever wanted to stay somewhere boasting an amazing sea view? Or rent a cottage with windows overlooking a panoramic landscape? You won’t need your passport for these destinations, as we’ve selected the cottages, apartments, hotels and houses with incredible views in the UK. The best bit? Some of them can even be enjoyed from the comfort of your rented bedroom! So get comfy and start saving for your next trip on home turf!
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Imagine walking into your sitting room and seeing the imposing Edinburgh Castle towering over your apartment from the window! The aptly named Castle View Apartment on Castle Terrace in Edinburgh enjoys an amazing view of the castle – which even looks fantastic at night as it is lit up spectacularly.
Take in the stunning view of the Elmley National Nature Reserve in Kent without leaving your bed in this beautifully resorted Shepard’s hut.
The Lancaster in London has got stunning views over Hyde Park and the city from the top floors of the hotel. A view like this doesn’t come cheap in the city centre, but it’s worth it for the wow-factor on special occasions.
Known as the Lake District of Northern Ireland, the picturesque Fermanagh Lakes are a good two hour drive minimum from Belfast, but the views are worth waiting for! Stay in a house or cottage right on the lake to really get back to nature and experience the landscape to its fullest.
Northumberland is renowned for having some of the most beautiful beaches in the UK. So how about staying in a 65ft high tower with panoramic views over the whole coastline? Not a self-catering cottage for those with a fear of heights, this 18th century tower makes for a truly one-of-a-kind escape.
This hotel is in the beautiful coastal town of Salcombe. From your room you can take in the gorgeous sea views, or enjoy the refreshing sea air from your balcony overlooking the bay.
This 18th century cottage in the grounds of Frampton Court was originally built as a garden house, so is surrounded by the beautiful, ornate grounds of the main house. The perfect spring escape for relaxing in peace whilst looking out over the Dutch ornamental canal in the grounds.
Watched over by the famous ‘Lion and Lamb’ summit, this newly refurbished cottage in the picturesque village of Grasmere in the Lake District has it’s own hot tub. So if you’re not out on an invigorating walk around the lakes, you can chill out in your very own tub and take in the breathtaking surrounding views.
To see this amazing view, staying in a Victorian blacksmith’s forge that has been renovated into a luxourious holiday hideaway in rural Dorset is a must! The cottage boasts a working wood burner, exposed stone walls and amazing views over the countryside – it’s like falling inside a Thomas Hardy novel.