Habitat Escapes is the official holiday rental company for Lower Mill Estate, Cotswolds and Silverlake, Dorset and is part of Habitat First Group.

With over 12 years’ experience, our commitment to providing high standard accommodation, alongside personable service has never faltered throughout our growth.

From acres of running and bike trails to watersports, award-winning Spas, high quality food and dynamic events, there is always pure adventure to be found on a Habitat Escapes break.


From our family to yours

Habitat First Group is a family-run business. Having launched Lower Mill Estate in The Cotswolds in 1999, the company went on to launch Silverlake, Dorset in 2011 and has a number of other exciting projects in the pipeline, including Birchwood Estate in North Devon.

The Estates combine ecology, architecture and community to help your family to thrive and enjoy a holiday surrounded by nature.

The Paxton family continues to run Habitat First Group to this day and the family touch can be felt in everything that we do. 

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