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5 Places to see out the Summer

by Julie Vuong

As the sun begins to set on one of the hottest summers in recent years, pack your shorts for the final time and indulge in a last holiday hurrah. From the coast to the country, there’s ample excuse to luxuriate in the warm rays and long days left ahead. Whether it’s a group getaway, romantic escape or some family fun to squeeze in before the school holidays end. So forget the lure of foreign climes, enjoy the best of Britain with five places to finish the summer on a high.

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Croft 103

Port na Con, Laid, Durness, Lairg

Croft 103, Port na Con, Lairg, Highland

There’s secluded and then there’s remote. Croft 103, a futuristic looking self-catering house in Durness in the far northern reaches of Scotland, sits firmly in the latter camp. Without a neighbour in sight (apart from Croft 103’s other quite stunning pad) make this Highlands beauty – kitted out with all the five-star fittings – your next romantic stop. Within view of the vast and ever-changing Loch Eriboll from every room, it’s the ultimate couple’s bolthole where a huge blissful bed, gleaming aluminium kitchen and rugged hushed surroundings await.

Rudding Park Hotel, Spa & Golf

Follifoot, Harrogate

Rudding Park Hotel, Spa & Golf, Follifoot, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Step out of the city and straight into the pages of a Jane Austen novel. Rudding Park Hotel in Harrogate is set in 300 acres of serene parkland and, thanks to its grand regency façade and sweeping drive, will have you at hello. So significant is the building that it’s granted grade I status – and it’s not hard to see why. This is no ordinary country pile: stay in sumptuous rooms replete with every comfort imaginable. For a treat, ask for a Follifoot Suite, which is an interior designer’s dream: bespoke furnishings, four-poster and a private terrace.

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