By Katie Wilson

If you dream of bathing under the stars, there are some pretty spectacular places to do it in the UK.

From your own private bath house to an outside tub with uninterrupted views of rolling countryside, just add a bottle of bubbles for the perfect al fresco soak.

Here’s our pick of the best places to stay in the UK with an outdoor bath.

The Yurt Retreat, Somerset

White outdoor bath at Yurt Retreat Somerset
Credit: Yurt Retreat/Matthew Heritage

Have your own private bath house if you book a stay at the Yurt Retreat in Somerset.

This beauty of a bathtub is part of The Hide roundhouse on the adults only glamping site.

There are also yurts and a brand new luxury treehouse to stay in, which has a wood-fired hot tub on the decking.

As far as best places to stay in the UK with outdoor baths go, this is pretty up there.

All sleep 2 | Prices from £95 a night

Book to stay at the Yurt Retreat here

Coddington Mill Lakehouse, Cheshire

Copper bath tub outside Coddington Mill Lakehouse in Cheshire
Credit: Canopy and Stars

If you dream of total seclusion and luxury lakeside dips, then put this cabin in Cheshire on your wishlist.

The copper bathtub on the outside decking is a spectacular spot for an outdoor soak, and is available to use all year round.

With a king-size bed and wood-burning stove, this place is made for comfort whichever season you visit. Don’t forget to feed the ducks which swim right up to the deck.

Sleeps 2 | Prices from £145 a night

Book to stay at Coddington Mill Lakehouse here

Glen Dye Cabins and Cottages, Aberdeenshire

Credit: Glen Dye Cabins and Cottages

This al fresco bathing spot at Glen Dye in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, looks like an outdoor bath, but is actually a wood-fired hot tub.

Glen Dye’s luxury cabins and cottages – voted one of the best places to stay in the UK – are set on 30,000 acres of private estate, surrounded by magical forest.

If you’re looking for the perfect place to switch off and get away from it all, this is it.

Book to stay at Glen Dye Cabins and Cottages here

Cumbria Cottage, Yorkshire Dales

red bath tub outside with fairy lights above
Credit: Kip Hideaways

This cosy 16th-century cottage is in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, so you don’t need to go far for stunning walks and scenery.

Beautifully restored, this luxury cottage is traditional inside, with original beams and flagstone floors.

And the owners must have a thing for red baths, as there are two at this cottage. One inside and the other outside (pictured). Imagine taking a dip here in the twinkle of fairy lights and a glass of fizz in hand. Magical.

Sleeps 2 | Prices from £128 a night

Book to stay at Cumbria Cottage here

Trelan Farm, North Wales

White outdoor freestanding bath tub with champagne at Trelan Farm
Credit: CoolStays

Bathe in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on a 150-acre farm in North Wales.

This shipping container on Trelan Farm has been refurbished with luxury in mind, but it’s the outdoor bath which is the real showstopper.

As well as mod cons like bluetooth speakers, you’ll find thoughtful touches like lavender bubble bath and potted herbs you can help yourself to during your stay.

Sleeps 2 | Prices from £117 a night

Book to stay at Trelan Farm here

Brook House Woods, Herefordshire

Credit: Brook House Woods

Enjoy stunning views of the Malvern hills as you take a dip in the roll top bath on the veranda of this luxury treehouse.

Humboldt Cabin at Brook House Woods offers a totally secluded escape from it all.

Book a massage, do a woodwork or foraging class, or watch a film at the woodland cinema when it is open between May and October.

Sleeps up to 4 | Prices from £175 a night

Book to stay at Brook House Woods here

The Old Piggery, Devon

two blue clawfoot bath tubs outside looking out over a sunset
Credit: Canopy and Stars

Watch spectacular sunsets from this giant pair of roll top baths at The Old Piggery on the edge of Dartmoor National Park in Devon.

Set on a working farm, this quirky cottage also has a suspended King-size bed which you climb a ladder to get to. Definitely one for a romantic break.

Sleeps 2 | Prices from £105 a night

Book to stay at The Old Piggery here

Quirky Huts, Northumberland

Outdoor bath with stunning view of rolling green countryside
Credit: Kip Hideaways

Set on a remote farm in Northumberland, these quirky huts are great for the whole family, but it’s the cast iron bath with stunning views of the rolling countryside that’s the real novelty.

There is also a fire pit where you can toast marshmallows and gaze up at the stars.

Sleeps up to 4 | Prices from £130 a night

Book to stay at Quirky Huts here

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