Welcome to Secret Bolthole
boutique cottages collection

Welcome to the secret bolthole collection.  Think romantic hill-top hideaway and perfect Cornish cottage. Choose extraordinary sea views or rural seclusion. We have lovingly renovated these homes with vintage, rustic and luxury interiors with outdoor spaces to lose yourself in. Your own secret bolthole. We hope you love them as much as we do.

We know anticipation and excitement for your holiday starts from the moment you book.  We can't fix the traffic, but we can fix the warm arrival with foodie treats and a chilled bottle of wine, the fire laid doggie treats too for your pooch, a stock of wood, and a hot tub ready for a dip.  Because we know it is the little details that all add up to a wonderful stay.


firepit outside our anchor cottage our secret bolthole by the beach

Anchor cottage


Sea air is the perfect antidote to our busy lives. This little gem makes beach days easy. Full of vintage finds to compliment one of Porthleven’s original homes. Wave watch from cosy window seats warmed by a flickering fire in this luxury Cornwall cottage. Lounge, dine, and sip sundowners whilst the ever-changing landscape has you mesmerised.

  • Short break from £540
  • Short break from £540
  • Max 6 guests in 3 bedrooms
  • 1 dog welcome
view of elsies cottage our secluded secret bolthole in the woods

Elsie’s cottage

Malvern Hills, Worcs

Sweet seclusion beckons. Nestled in ancient woodlands with miles of trails on your doorstep. Elsie’s is full of quirky vintage charm. A truly luxury rural retreat. A welcome haven to dial down life with long lie ins, rustic pizzas and soaking under starry skies in the oh so private wood-fired hot tub. This little bolthole will win your heart.

  • Short break from £440
  • Short break from £440
  • Max 4 guests in 2 bedrooms, no children
  • 1 dog welcome
One of our luxury safari tents on our glamping site

UpSticks Glamping

Malvern Hills, Worcs

Large group accommodation
Make time to gather celebrate those big life events be it a birthday, family celebration or hen party.
Luxury Retreat venue
Is it time to retreat from the world? Make time for self-healing with wellness, crafting, or an activity retreat. Check out our retreat programme.
Run your own retreat?
Our luxury glamping site is perfect with 3 luxury lodges, with private hot tubs and bathrooms, and views to the Malvern Hills.

  • Short break from £1200
  • Short break from £1200
  • 18 guests in 9 bedrooms
  • 1 dog per tent welcome

Unique Homes

We have created homes to spend downtime in. Now we'd love to invite you in to enjoy these special spaces. After renovating, collecting and pondering what we love in a home, we hope you'll love escaping in these secret boltholes as much as we do.



Our collection offer a choice of sea, valley, pasture or hills. whichever you pick you'll get a mesmerising view to add that special something to your holiday.



Some prefer to soak in the opulence a roll top bath, others under the stars in a hot tub. Wild ones may opt for a dip in the sea or river. However you choose we have a space for you.



Bring your four legged friend, because our places have amazing walks on your doorstep. We'll provide a crate, bed and bowls.


Outdoor Living

Space to breathe, relax, swing in a hammock, or lounge. Dine, cook and enjoy the flicker of a fire pit with the sounds of nature all around.



A unique blend of vintage, with special finds, a touch of luxury in the finishes making these homes cosy and welcoming, and just a hint of rustic reflecting their age and making them feel authentic.



Feast indoors and out, well appointed kitchens, outdoor BBQ or choose from the best in eateries using local produce. We provide a selection to kickstart your holiday.