With summer travel in doubt, autumn may be the first opportunity we get for a holiday or staycation.
The government is considering introducing a new bank holiday
- possibly near the October half term - to give the tourism industry a much needed economic boost and to give the public a chance to take a staycation.
Sykes Cottages are taking bookings for check-in dates after the 3rd of July, so we've decided to have a look at five potential staycation cottages across the UK for the autumn period...
This property is spectacularly located on the shores of Loch Ainort, and offers breathtaking views and walks in every direction.
Located just outside St Just, this stone-front cottage boasts contemporary furnishings and a great garden with a hot tub. The beach is a short drive away.
This 16th century barn conversion cottage near Montgomery and Bishop's Castle is the ideal for property for a romantic retreat, where you can explore this unspoilt part of Wales.
Situated a mile from the charming town of Faugh, this furnished cottage is an ideal all-year-round. It even has a hot tub situated on a balcony allowing views of the nearby fells.
This luxury property set in the outskirts of the charming town of Chapel-en-le-Frith has amazing views, along with an outdoor hot tub and a swimming pool. It's the perfect escape for a large family.