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22nd September 2015 Print

The clock is ticking until the release of the major motion picture, Pan (16th October). For those that are ‘hooked’ on the story, now is the perfect time to book an enchanted escape of your own.

Self-catering specialists, English Country Cottages, have a wonderful range luxury and heritage properties fit for a fairy-tale adventure. Ideal for adults, children, and those that have never grown up, why not enjoy a magical world a little closer to home?

The Water Castle – Newton, nr. Corbridge, Hexham, Northumberland
Property reference: MTT

This unusual, castellated holiday accommodation with a peaceful contemporary feel is a restored former water tower set in a rural location, close to the charming village of Corbridge. Hadrian’s Wall is nearby, and Hexham, famous for its abbey and racecourse, is only a few minutes’ drive. For a fantastic day trip, the golden beaches and castles of the Northumberland Heritage Coast are wonderful to explore.

Price: £429 (£15.33 pppn) for seven nights’ self-catered accommodation arriving 6th November 2015. Sleeps four in two bedrooms.

Knight’s Cottage, Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Maidstone, Kent
Property reference: 27986

Indulge yourself in a unique holiday cottage experience within the 500-acre parkland estate at Leeds Castle. Referred to as ’The loveliest castle in the world’, it is set on two islands on the River Len in the heart of the county of Kent. Knight’s Cottage is a fine example of an Edwardian cottage and is located within a secluded position within the grounds of Leeds Castle and enjoys views over the vineyard and woodland. With access to the castle’s fine collection of art, porcelain and furniture, and a Knight’s Realm playground for children to let off steam, this location is perfect for the whole family.

Price: £1137 (£27.08 pppn) for seven nights’ self-catered accommodation arriving 9th October 2015. Sleeps six in three bedrooms.

Lendal Tower – York, Yorkshire
Property reference: IWN

Step into a piece of medieval history at Lendal Tower. With panoramic views over the beautiful city of York and the River Ouse, this spectacular 700-year old ‘Visit England 5 Star Gold Award’ Ancient Scheduled Monument offers a truly unique holiday experience. Carefully renovated to retain its character, including ornate, original wood panelling and decorative ceiling plasterwork, the resulting accommodation is stunning. The Tower’s unrivalled central location in the picturesque city of York is perfect for exploring a wealth of other historical buildings including The Treasurer’s House and The Merchant Adventurer’s Hall, visiting the National Railway Museum or the Jorvik Centre.

Price: £1247 (£69.28 pppn) for three nights’ self-catered accommodation arriving 19th October 2015. Sleeps six in three bedrooms.

Woodside House - Cadmore End, nr. Stokenchurch, Buckinghamshire
Property reference: PSSW

Set in the Chilterns in Buckinghamshire, not far from filming locations used in Pan, this handsome detached Victorian period Manor House can accommodate large groups for holidays, business trips, conferences or special occasions. A hidden gem can be found in the drawing room; a famous white mini grand piano from the Savoy Hotel in London that Frank Sinatra used to play when he stayed there.

Price: £2264 (£23.11 pppn) for seven nights’ self-catered accommodation arriving 23rd October 2015. Sleeps fourteen in six bedrooms with two pets welcome.

Tinkerbell – Glenprosen, by Kirriemuir, Brechin, Angus
Property reference: SAL

The ideal property for a couple looking for a Peter Pan themed break, Tinkerbell cottage is situated nearby to the town of Kirriemuir, birthplace and frequent holiday location of Sir J. M. Barrie. This cottage, once occupied by shepherds, lies on the edge of Cairngorms National Park, with magnificent walking, bird-watching and mountain biking nearby. Red squirrels play in the trees, otters frequent the burns, and deer graze all around at this magical destination.

Price: £236 (£39.34 pppn) for three nights’ self-catered accommodation arriving 26th October 2015. Sleeps two in one bedrooms with one pet welcome.

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