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Summer interiors: Get your fix with the Instagrams of these stylish holiday spots


by Marlene Wessels
21st Aug 2020
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Tide yourself over until your next flight with the dream summer interiors Instagrams of these design-focused holiday spots.


As much as we’re enjoying our Irish staycations, we’re also itching to soak up the exotic scenes that you only get on holiday.

You can’t go just yet, but while you wait for this crazy time to pass, escape to these Instagram accounts of these dreamy vacation spots with beautiful photography, and get booking once this has all blown over.

 

The Newt in Somerset

The Newt in Somerset is a working farm and hotel on a Georgian country estate, set in dreamy gardens, surrounded by woodland and farmland.

The interiors are contemporary with the simplicity of country living – eat, stay and shop. The estate offers the freshest produce, beautiful country walks, cider tours (they produce their own cider), and even a garden-scented spa to relax in.

 

Babylonstoren, South Africa

Babylonstoren is a working farm in sunny South Africa and is one of the oldest Cape Dutch farms. It has a fruit and vegetable garden of beauty, unique accommodation, fine food and wine in different restaurant settings and a farm shop.

It is about 40 minutes drive from Cape Town, located in a valley between Paarl and Stellenbosch. The farm is a paradise for the little ones too with lots of feathery friends and donkeys to feed.

 

Soho Farmhouse, Oxfordshire

Soho Farmhouse in the Oxfordshire is spread across 100 acres of countryside. The farmhouse has several options to stay in from cabins to cottages, and lots of places to eat and drink from Japanese grill dishes to wood-oven pizzas.

You won’t get bored with activities such as clay pigeon shooting, tennis or taking a boat out on the lake, and to top it off there is an indoor-outdoor pool at the Boathouse that is heated year-round.

 

Killiehuntly Farmhouse, Scotland

Killiehuntly Farmhouse features an eclectic mix of Danish design and Scottish farmhouse traditions. Killiehunty is a cosy retreat with four rooms in the farmhouse, a loft and a cottage as accommodation options.

The farm has its own greenhouse and vegetable garden and food is served at one or two long tables in the kitchen.

 

Blackberry Farm, Tennessee

Blackberry Farm is a haven in the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee with breathtaking scenery and good food.


There are several options for accommodation, from rooms and cottages to homes for larger groups and families, there is something to suit everyone. The farm also has events running throughout the year, such as wine and food, yoga, cycling, behind the lens and many more. For now, their Instagram account is definitely worth a visit.

Feature image: Blackberry Farm


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