Woo hoo check out the forecast!! Summer really is hotting up! And rather kindly seems to be coinciding with our remaining availability- you will need to be speedy as we are down to the last few dates for summer, that said you could be Uber organised and squeeze in an autumnal escape - not that guests want to leave their StarBed once they arrive but we do have some rather stunning local scenery should you fancy a stroll.
Today’s view - not quite from the deck of your Hideaway - not unless you were standing on tip toes.... with a telescopic periscope! You can see the estuary just not quite this far, but hop in the car and the only choice will be which beach? Secluded cove, long sandy stretches, rocky outcrops or exploring the stunning South West Coastal Footpath. There is something about sea air, the smell and the salt, sand between your toes and the rhythm of the waves, the sun’s warmth - all encouraging you to take in the moment, enjoy “right now!” Take timeout and let yourself be invigorated and recharged by the amazing places we have on our doorstep! Who would you bring?
This rather beautiful chestnut gate marks the start of your adventure - in truth most guests feel it really begins when they climb into our ex-military Supacat - formally used for launching Rapier missiles now converted into a more all terrain safari vehicle, it is a 6 wheeled, off road, skid steer, adventure in its own right and one our guests love - particularly those who booked to surprise someone special, it gives none of the game away and keeps them guessing to the last - it’s not your usual transfer! Yet another ingredient to the StarBed Hideaway experience, from here across farmland and up to the secluded little havens, nestled on the hillside overlooking the stunning 12th century National Trust Abbey, from their own individual copses where privacy, indulgence and relaxation combine to offer the most idyllic retreat and the perfect tonic to busy, stressful lives. The only decision is whether to spoil someone special for a romantic retreat or merely indulge yourself, with the most wonderful sense of calm you can only find in such a gloriously secluded position. ✨✨✨
We enjoy welcoming all our guests to StarBeds but in a few weeks we have guests coming to stay who help to look after orphan hedgehogs 🦔😍 super cute! I am secretly hoping they might bring one with them! How adorable - I shall be asking how you get to be a hedgehog surrogate Mummy!
It’s the little things.... from the freshly ground coffee first thing in the morning, from your cafetière or coffee pot - you choose which - or your perfectly proportioned teapot and milk jug beside - no plastic on the table please! In all honesty I rarely require a stopper for a bottle - you don’t put them in empty ones! But our little stag stopper was too gorgeous to pass by. With guides for adventures from the doorstep, to secret wild swimming spots, rugged tors and bracing hikes, the wildlife, the bird life, the stars. The Roberts radio - we love them. It’s just some of the details, that go into your StarBed Hideaways escape. Who will you bring?
I’m all for modesty, until that is we are chosen for our favourite regional magazine to be featured in their sunshine edition with a fabulous 4 page write up!! At which point we are unashamedly celebrating - although I did wait a full 4 days before posting - We are SO proud!! Thank you lovely @manormagazine and @annaturnsdevon for your gorgeous piece! We loved having you to stay! The StarBeds are booking up quickly so if you fancy escaping to the lap of luxury this summer you may need to get your skates on! www.starbedhideaways.co.uk/booking-cal.php
Glorious summer evenings! Should you care to potter down from your Hideaway the Kitchen Garden is looking stunning! #alittlepieceofheaven #takemethere #wakeuptowilderness #luxurybydesign #nationaltrust #couplesretreat #justfortwo #roughingitwithnoneoftherough #connectwithnature #connectwitheachother #taketimeout #kitchengarden #greatbarn #bucklandabbey
After much secrecy, planning, huge attention to detail and a professional photographer on standby to capture the moment we a super excited to share the news that with the backdrop of our wisteria clad Linhay the lovely Tom proposed and the beautiful Ami... #shesaidyes #surpriseproposal #engaged #engaged💍 #loveisintheair #congratulations #secluded #romance #champagne #celebrate #proposalideas #proposallocation #downononeknee #soromantic #loveisintheair #starbedhideaways