June 2, 2023

Spring is within the air, bringing with it the promise of sunny days and hotter evenings.

And with a number of financial institution holidays on the horizon, it’s additionally the proper time to ebook a household getaway.

Look no additional than Dittisham Hideaway, a unique expertise that’s proper right here within the UK.

Dittisham Hideaway is a hidden gem in Devon

This retreat is situated in Devon, only a stone’s throw from the picturesque village of Dittisham and the River Dart.

Its setting makes it the proper place for a household break. And it’s not simply the environment that may hold youngsters away from their screens. The lodging is one other stage.

We stayed in one of the treehouses
We stayed in one of many treehouses

You possibly can selected from three types – Treehouses, Shepherd’s Lodges and the American Airstream. Every has its personal allure and all are completed to the best high quality with luxurious interiors and considerate touches to make your keep all of the extra particular.

We spent our time in one of many treehouses, though the title doesn’t actually do it justice. Our stunning new ‘house’ went down a storm with everybody, from the cosy residing space to the welcoming bedrooms and the stylish kitchen, full with a welcome hamper and a few home-made gin.

Breakfast at Dittisham Hideaway
There are thoughful ending touches all through

The surface decking space swept across the property and featured all the things to maintain a household entertained, from a scorching tub and enormous hammock, to outsized video games and a BBQ.

After settling in, we took a fast tour across the complicated and it was clear the identical requirements utilized.

The decking area of the treehouse
The decking space of the treehouse

The Airbus definitely makes a press release with its iconic design and interiors smooth sufficient to match, whereas the Shepherd’s Lodges are the last word in countryside stylish.

All of the properties are situated inside a brief strolling distance of one another in the event you want to journey with different family and friends –  I might suggest reserving out a gaggle of huts.

One of the Shepherds' Huts
One of many Shepherds’ Huts

Regardless of its rural setting, there’s a lot to do on the doorstep.

Dittisham is an absolute should; I don’t assume I’ve seen a extra stunning coastal village. And ensure you attempt the unimaginable meals (and drinks) on the Ferry Boat Inn, situated proper on the tip of the river with beautiful views and essentially the most welcoming of workers.

In between consuming ice lotions and exploring the village – The Purple Lion with its on-site store is a should – we launched the youngsters to crabbing, which proved to be so standard it turned a every day incidence.  

The sandy beach at Blackpool Sands in Devon, © Schooling Photographs
The sandy seaside at Blackpool Sands in Devon,

We loved our time in Dittisham and on the Hideaway a lot we didn’t actually discover the necessity to department out additional afield. Upon suggestion, nevertheless, we did make the brief journey to Blackpool Sands – and I’m so glad we did.

Arguably among the finest seashores within the UK, we spent hours enjoying within the surf. Extremely suggest!

So, in the event you’re in search of an additional particular household break, Dittisham is the place for you. A one-of-a type expertise that actually does showcase the perfect of Britain – what extra might you ask for?