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Unusual places to stay, for those that like things a little different. A collection of properties to celebrate all that is different and imaginative. From underground houses in Catalonia to restored railway carriages in England.

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Amazing award winning canvas cottage and accompanying tree house - one of the very few Glamping sites to have been rated Gold standard by Visit England

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2

A delightfully remote escape on the Isle of Skye with breath-taking coastal views.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4

Escape to Elmley Nature Reserve and stay in comfy cosy huts surrounded by inspiring scenery and wonderful wildlife.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4

Walk into another world. Set in the heart of a 100 acre working farm in stunning North Devon Countryside, as featured on Channel 4's George Clarke's Amazing Spaces.

  • Sleeps: 14
  • Bedrooms: 4

Romantic, off grid fairy tale cottage in the secluded Suffolk countryside, where candlelight and log fires await…

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1

A restored WW2 bunker in the lush, Monmouthshire hillsides, with a fascinating history and stunning country vistas…

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 1

Cosy and comfortable yurts in an area of true natural beauty surrounded by mountains and forests.

  • Sleeps: 4 - 6 per yurt
  • Bedrooms: 1 per yurt

On Suffolk’s huge Wilderness Reserve estate, enjoy a luxurious stay with use of pool, tennis court and private terrace

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1

A delightful stone tower with a country cottage interior, The Dovecote is a picture perfect romantic bolthole, tucked away in the Monmouthsire countryside

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1

Remarkable 700 year old historic gatehouse lovingly restored as a couples bolthole - Cosy up by the fire or venture out and explore the beautiful Wye Valley.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1

Delightful off-grid South Devon beach hut in the most jaw dropping location with a hot tub, barbecue and its own private beach - The ultimate romantic bolthole.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1

Super comfy, uber luxurious and wonderfully social holiday home in Norfolk - The perfect place for large groups looking to explore this gorgeous county.

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 4

Spacious, luxury Puglian villa with pool, jacuzzi, chef and sea view to delight the senses

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 3

An historic London floating home with the postcard view of Tower Bridge, The Harpy is like no houseboat you’ve ever seen!

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4

At the pinnacle of a Victorian hotel, the St Pancras Clock Tower apartment is all about history, location and great London views

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1

A traditionally styled stone trullo in beautiful gardens with pool and sun terrace – it’s all you could wish for in a luxury Italian villa

  • Sleeps: 7
  • Bedrooms: 3

Step aboard these two quirky boutique barges located on the historic Regent's Canal in London

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 1

Fabulous, luxurious and utterly unique - Two double shepherds huts with glass roofs, roll top baths and spectacular views on the fringes of Dartmoor.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1

A stunning, chapel conversion in the heart of the Cotswolds, with stylish interiors and radiant, country views

  • Sleeps: 8 adults + 2 children
  • Bedrooms: 4

Charming and stylish former chapel that perfectly blends the rustic and modern to create a wonderfully comfy living space.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2

Converted school bus with an intriguing history - now a luxury glamping spot parked up close to Dorset’s stunning Jurassic Coast

  • Sleeps: 2 adults + 1 child
  • Bedrooms: 1

Come aboard the Wild Duck, a converted boat that dates back to 1878 - now offers the perfect family retreat right on the North Norfolk coastline.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3

A base for some spectacular island sights, your calm Eco Suite Cave keeps four guests cosy and supremely comfortable, plus there’s a pool and gardens

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2

Utterly charming windmill properties sitting at the foot of a sleepy hill, perfect for dazzling sea views and guaranteed to leave you enchanted.

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 2

Ãœber stylish trullo with Eastern-influenced decor and lush gardens, perfect for a romantic and relaxing holiday.

  • Sleeps: 4 adults + 2 children
  • Bedrooms: 2

Stunning container house in a great location, close to the attractions of Palma and featuring sleek contemporary design and even a pool

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 1

Amazing ecological underground house surrounded by olive groves, in the foothills of the Cardò Boix Mountains

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2

Secret fountains, a secluded valley and a beautifully restored Spanish mill; this property has magical charm in abundance and offers a truly serene experience.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 3

Enjoy First Class accommodation at Seabank; a gorgeous beachfront villa built around two lovingly restored railway carriages. A great quirky find!

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4

A stylishly chilled beachside apartment that brings the halcyon days of the 70’s right back into the modern age.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1

Beautiful treehouse on a quiet Somerset farm, perfect for a unique and luxurious break

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 1

Stunning luxury waterfront huts on the South Devon coast in a wonderfully idyllic village location. Shaldon Beach Huts are the ultimate quirky getaway

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 1

Heralded for its incredible architecture by Grand Designs magazine, this unique, contemporary-styled church is ideal for exploring the beautiful Scottish Borders.

  • Sleeps: 14
  • Bedrooms: 5

Stunning shepherds hut in a Dorset woodland open all year round for glam campers. Get close to nature and discover peace and tranquillity in this idyllic location.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1

A collection of beautiful Gypsy caravans, each blessed with their own unique beauty and charm, and an alluring cottage, complete with its own Romany caravan

  • Sleeps: 2-4
  • Bedrooms: 1

A delightful houseboat right on the River Seine – the decadent Devolu is a luxurious way to feel the heartbeat of central Paris

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4

A lovingly restored 19th century windmill beautifully set in the rural heartland of the Vendée region

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1

Bivouac is a beautiful eco retreat - Bunk in a barn with the whole family, sleep like a log in a woodland shack or find time for some romance in a cosy yurt.

  • Sleeps: 2-12
  • Bedrooms: 1

Seriously cool glamping pods close to some of Cornwall’s finest beaches and equipped with super comfy king sized memory foam beds

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 1

Luxuriously appointed four bedroom house in a Grade 1 Victorian fort, complete with courtyard, huge rooftop gardens and magnificent views across the Isle of Wight

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4

A stunning lakeside retreat in unspoilt Northumberland. Watch the wildlife from this luxurious open-plan haven on the Middleton Hall Estate

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1

A uniquely restored Dutch sailing barge moored on the waterfront in Woodbridge in Suffolk.

  • Sleeps: 4-6
  • Bedrooms: 2

Three inspirational, handcrafted cabins hidden off the beaten track in the Dordogne

  • Sleeps: 2-4
  • Bedrooms: 1-2

A fairy tale dwelling set amidst the secluded, wooded grounds of the Middleton Hall Estate - the perfect romantic getaway.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1

Swoon over the vintage chic at this refurbished telephone exchange, romantic retreat on the beautiful Isle of Skye.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 4

Luxury eco Lodges and beautiful apartments set in a secluded coastal hamlet enjoying the alluring wilderness of Scotland’s most northern retreat

  • Sleeps: 2-8
  • Bedrooms: 1

Head into the realms of make-believe with a stay in this fantastical North Devonshire treehouse.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2

Retreat to one of these secluded shepherds huts for a tranquil break in Somerset’s idyllic natural haven.

  • Sleeps: 2-8
  • Bedrooms: 1

A cosy restored Airstream trailer, decorated in a retro style and located in the heart of Texas Hill Country.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1

A unique, luxury converted train caboose with a view in the Santa Monica Mountains near Malibu

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1

A small but perfectly formed cabin in Hankins, a short drive from New York City. Wonderfully secluded in a stunning rural setting, this unique hideaway has been beautifully furnished for a cosy getaway.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1

Unique lighthouse property located on Cape Cod, with fantastic water views and its own private beach!

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 3

Three stunningly stylish eco-cottages in one of Los Angeles coolest neighbourhoods, Venice Beach each distinctively themed with impressive design features.

  • Sleeps: 2-6
  • Bedrooms: 1

Luxurious 24-ft tipi nestled in the Dorset woodlands, offering ‘glampers’ a chance to experience the peace and tranquility of nature without sacrificing on comfort.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1

Beautifully restored vintage airstream trailers in the desert near Joshua Tree National Park which offer a completely unique vacation experience

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 6

Cosy, rustic cabins hidden by a shimmering creek in the truly beautiful Catskill Mountains

  • Sleeps: 2-6
  • Bedrooms: 12

Fiive unique, traditional, secluded cabins surrounded by the beauty of Joshua Tree National Park in the Mojave Desert.

  • Sleeps: 32
  • Bedrooms: 7

A unique and magical hand-crafted home. This peaceful space is only a walk away from the heart of vibrant and super cool Portland.

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 1

A tranquil lakeside cabin, just moments from the unspoilt golden sands of the remote Lincolnshire coast.

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 2

Get your camp on with a rough and ready stay at this old-school summer campsite in Wisconsin, USA.

  • Sleeps: 48
  • Bedrooms: 8

Lighthouse converted in to a charming and unique B&B, slap bang on the South Downs Way, complete with panoramic views of the English Channel, the Seven Sisters and Beachy Head.

  • Sleeps: 12
  • Bedrooms: 6

Experience an ice-cool Arctic adventure at the Ice Hotel in Sweden where magical husky rides and the Northern Lights await

  • Boutique Hotel with 60 rooms.

Set out on your own legendary adventure at this unique chalet in Scotland’s magical Spey Valley.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 3

Relax and unwind on this enchanting private island in West Cork. Cottages, lodges and Gypsy caravans - Inish Beg is perfect for large groups celebrating a special event.

  • Sleeps: 46
  • Bedrooms: 23

A stunning renovation of an 1850s Sardinian lighthouse, now offering boutique Mediterranean living on the island’s southern coast

  • Boutique Hotel with 6 rooms.

Experience a magical treetop adventure in the lush Welsh valleys, with these off-the-grid treehouses cwtched high up in the canopies…

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 1

Gorgeous triple-cone trullo in the heart of Puglia, Southern Italy – designer style, rustic character, true relaxation

  • Sleeps: 9
  • Bedrooms: 3

Take a trip back into the past in this Elizabethan gatehouse. Expect plenty of Tudor features, alongside the modern conveniences you need for that perfect getaway...

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2

Futuristic glamping in the Forest of Dean. 11 super-cool domes. Hanging beds and rocket stoves

  • Sleeps: 4 - 8 per dome
  • Bedrooms: 12

A bohemian adventure. Off grid Gypsy wagons set in Welsh countryside

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2

Luxuriously refurbished railway carriage right next to the majestic West Somerset Steam Railway…

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2

Palatial Moroccan style house, situated on top of the mountains in San Lorenzo, central Ibiza

  • Sleeps: 12
  • Bedrooms: 6

A romantic couples den hidden amongst the mesmerising Lake District fells...

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1

Luxury Scandinavian-style tree house in a magical Somerset natural setting

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1

Domaine De Favaze is a unique French Chateau dating from 1308, where themed rooms are full of original period features and works of art.

  • Sleeps: 14
  • Bedrooms: 6

Award winning Eco-domes and open-air hot tubs await at this luxurious glamping site in the beauty of rural Southeast Wales….

  • Sleeps: 6 in each unit
  • Bedrooms: 7

A vintage gypsy caravan and accompanying shepherd's hut in the heart of rural Suffolk, where a lush wildlife park rolls far off into the distance….

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2

Super-stylish pods in rural North Devon with quirky design and sea views

  • Sleeps: 2-6
  • Bedrooms: 1

A romantic, off-grid lodge in the magical Hampshire woods complete with private glamping facilities and spellbinding vistas...

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 1

Find peace and serenity at this beautifully converted chapel in Northumberland.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3

You’ll struggle to find a more magical way to experience Norway than with a trip to Eliassen Rorbuer fishermen’s cottages.

  • Boutique Hotel with 35 rooms.

Two award winning lake-view eco-lodges in rural Lancashire, with a five-star finish and an unforgettable landscape…

  • Sleeps: 6 in each lodge
  • Bedrooms: 3 in each lodge

Four enchanting treehouses in the magical Norfolk countryside, with quirky, outdoor bathrooms and a garden kitchen…

  • Sleeps: 2-6
  • Bedrooms: 1

Stylish, subtle and 6 metres from the ground – a romantic treetop hideaway moments away from North Cornwall’s stunning coast

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1

Big Green Bus is the ultimate get away from it all - glamorous camping in a cool bus conversion surrounded by nature!

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3

Enjoy a view beyond compare at this windmill on the hill, found on the Greek island of Milos.

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 2

A pretty, whitewashed windmill on the Greek island of Tinos, where untouched villages overlook the secluded seafront….

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 2

Stay at this chic, riverside bunkhouse in Glasbury-on-Wye to enjoy a grown-up getaway that has its own indoor slide and Vespa scooters for hire...

  • Sleeps: 14
  • Bedrooms: 2

Want to stay all night at the cinema? You can at this quirky house with a difference in Somerset.

  • Sleeps: 12
  • Bedrooms: 5

A quirky B&B in a medieval Umbrian village, where themed rooms look out over the majestic Italian landscapes…

  • Sleeps: 20
  • Bedrooms: 8

Three glamping, eco-pods on the edge of the Peak District, with lush farmland views and plenty of home comforts…

  • Sleeps: 4 per pod
  • Bedrooms: 1

Pop the cork and let the good times flow at this Champagne themed hotel in Paris’ Latin home…

  • Boutique Hotel with 37 rooms.

Eight authentic, Mongolian yurts in rural Lanzarote, with luxury home comforts and a beachfront location…

  • Sleeps: 2-7 per yurt
  • Bedrooms: 1

An award winning former fisherman’s cottage in a sleepy, rural village, with uninterrupted sea views across the Lanzarote coast…

  • Sleeps: 2-3
  • Bedrooms: 1

An exclusive eco-retreat with five, luxury farmhouse rentals, just moments from Lanzarote’s sparkling Northern coastline…

  • Sleeps: 2-6 per retreat
  • Bedrooms: 1-2 per retreat

A vintage fleet of trailers, all with charming retro decor, just right for a spot of luxury glamping.

  • Sleeps: 2-10
  • Bedrooms: 1-5

Retreat from civilisation and enjoy a legendary romance with a stay at this luxury Rockhouse cave in rural Worcestershire…

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1

Fall in love with fairytale at these two treehouse temples hidden within the woods and surrounded by gardens and lakes. A magical location with no compromise on luxury.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 1

Live outdoors this holiday; go wild swimming in the river, explore a pine forest, climb a mountain, and then relax in this spacious and cool glass fronted home.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 3

Experience a cultural extravaganza and a once in a lifetime adventure at this authentic Moroccan camp in the Sahara desert…

  • Sleeps: 2-40
  • Bedrooms: 10
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