Looking for a lodge with a hot tub in the UK? A guide to the best places to go

While you might think that a little stone or thatched cottage makes the ultimate cosy getaway in the UK, a lodge, chalet or log cabin might fit the bill just as nicely, especially if it comes complete with a hot tub for soaking up the views. Most lodges with hot tubs are set in the countryside, though you'll find a few on the outskirts of cities, usually set within their own tranquil grounds. Many come with wood-burning stoves too, so you can turn up the cosy atmosphere when the weather gets chilly. A hot tub holiday isn't weather dependent either - hot tubs are equally as inviting whether the snow is falling or the sun is out.

Countryside lodges with hot tubs in the UK

Whether you're staying in the Yorkshire Moors or the Lake District, consider making a lodge with a hot tub your holiday rental of choice. Often set deep in the countryside, they're the perfect choice if you want walking and biking trails right on your doorstep, and at the end of the day you'll be able to soak your aches and pains away in the bubbling waters.

Head to Yorkshire for your hot tub lodge break

One of the most dramatically beautiful areas of the UK, Yorkshire is the cream of the crop when it comes to outdoorsy action. Your holiday home will put you close to hiking, biking and horse riding trails, and there are plenty of mountains to scramble up or abseil down. But it's not only countryside greenery that'll get your juices going. Yorkshire has swathes of gorgeous coastline, dotted with picturesque fishing villages, former smugglers coves and wide bays ripe for fossil hunting. Wherever you end up, you'll be able to contemplate the day's highs and lows from the comfort of your very own hot tub.

Rent a lodge with a hot tub in the Lake District

The most popular national park in the UK, the Lake District, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, draws millions of visitors every year to marvel at its picture-perfect panoramas of mountains, lakes and valleys. It has also inspired countless writers and poets, from poet William Wordsworth to children's author Beatrix Potter. But the Lakes are not just for dreamers, they're for adventure seekers too. Your holiday lodge rental will leave you well placed to hike, bike, abseil, kayak, canoe and sail to your heart's content, and even better, you'll have a bubbling hot tub waiting for you at the end of it all.

Romantic lodges with hot tubs in the UK

When it comes to romance, sitting in a hot tub with your partner and looking out over incredible views as the sun goes down, comes pretty close to the top of the list. And luckily, the UK has a wide selection of lodges with hot tubs that are perfect for a romantic trip for two, whether you want to be deep in the countryside or right by the sea.

Take a romantic trip to a hot tub lodge in Scotland

You can find romantic lodges and log cabins with hot tubs throughout Scotland, whether nestled deep in the forest or perched on a hillside with sea views. Wherever you choose to base yourself you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to getting out and about. Pick a holiday rental in the Cairngorms National Park, for example, and you'll be close to lochs, rivers and some excellent wildlife watching, while East Lothian's wide sandy beaches and ethereal light make it perfect for seaside strolls for two; as well as offering access to the historic attractions (and romantic restaurants) of nearby Edinburgh.

Find a romantic lodge with a hot tub in Wales

From the dramatic beauty of the Brecon Beacons to the dazzling Pembrokeshire coast, Wales is just as suited to a romantic holiday as an action-packed activity break, and what better place to base yourself than an atmospheric lodge from where you can drink in the landscape from the comfort of your very own hot tub? Many holiday lettings are set deep in the countryside and Snowdonia makes for a magnificent setting for a couples' escape. Days can be spent on romantic walks or holed up in cosy countryside pubs, while evenings are for sunsets and taking in the bright starry skies.