Friday Fun: Rural Retreats

Now that the weather has finally brightened up, who doesn’t dream of an outdoors lifestyle in a rural area not too deprived of creature comforts? I can imagine long, long dinners and chats with friends in these locations (perhaps a book club?).

Nordic simplicity and views. From Pinterest.
Anything but modest retreat with terrace, also on Pinterest.
Dining at great heights, from Tumblr.
A cosy corner with a purring cat to rest from all the entertaining, from Marie Claude.

 

French stone house and courtyard, from Naigara Novice Blogspot.
The overgrown path to the simple country cottage, from Pinterest.