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15 of the Best Budget CoolStays

Published: 30th May 2019

Just because somewhere's cool, doesn't mean it has to be expensive. We've got some unique and amazing places to stay, for a holiday which won't break the bank. Here's our list of 15 of the best budget CoolStays in the UK and Europe.
Birdcage Cottage

Birdcage Cottage

Kingsand - Cornwall

In the heart of Kingsand village, Birdcage Cottage is a cool Cornish bolthole, just a short stroll from the beach.

Sleeps 5

From 70/night

Kudhva

Kudhva

Tintagel - Cornwall

Truly unique accommodation set among the treetops - awake to the sound of birds, swim in the reservoir or relax in the meadow.

Sleeps 2

From 46/night

The Tudor Kitchen

The Tudor Kitchen

Nr Newport - Pembrokeshire

A rustic, charming holiday apartment in Pembrokeshires lush country scenes - this is the perfect base for active couples looking to explore this gorgeous part of Wales

Sleeps 2

From 51/night

The Coach House at Maes y Coed

The Coach House at Maes y Coed

Afonwen - Flintshire

A place just for the two of you, The Coach House at Maes y Coed is romantic and inspiring, halfway between Snowdonia and Chester

Sleeps 2

From 95/night

The Welsh Gatehouse

The Welsh Gatehouse

Chepstow - Monmouthshire

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

From 24/night

Stargazers Wagon

Stargazers Wagon

Pencombestone - Herefordshire

A beautiful, wood-panelled circus wagon looking out across acres of fields in Herefordshire, perfect for stargazing from the outdoor hot tub on clear nights.

Sleeps 2

From 100/night

Wheelwrights

Wheelwrights

Little Waltham - Essex

Step away from the hustle and bustle and into traditional English village life at the Wheelwrights, a listed barn dating back to 1870 located in the Essex village of Little Waltham

Sleeps 2

From 79/night

Joll's Cottage

Joll's Cottage

Horncastle - Lincoln

Enjoy a traditional English countryside getaway at Joll's Cottage, a listed cottage located in the picturesque Lincolnshire village of Greetham.

Sleeps 6

From 36/night

Bird How

Bird How

Holmrook - Cumbria

Live simply at this traditional, National Trust rural cottage that sits in a lesser known area of the Lake District, and a world away from anywhere and anyone else.

Sleeps 4

From 48/night

Caledonian Canal Centre

Caledonian Canal Centre

Fort Augustus - Scotland

Explore the great lochs of Scotland at Caledonian Canal Centre in Fort Augustus.

Sleeps 2 - 4 per room

From 50/night

Agriturismo Castellare

Agriturismo Castellare

Pontassieve - Florence

A magical Tuscan retreat - Four properties, from couples retreats through to a family villa - in the quiet seclusion of the hills above Florence.

Sleeps 2 to 15

From 62/night

Molino del Carmen

Molino del Carmen

Gaucin - Andalucia

Renovated olive mill developed into seven stylish apartments oozing Spanish charm and modern luxury. Molino del Carmen is a wonderful retreat!

Sleeps 2-8

From 56/night

Ysyhia

Ysyhia

Skopelos Island - Magnesia

A secluded haven for 2 on the Greek island of Skopelos - peace and quiet with the perfect view

Sleeps 2

From 84/night

HT Houseboats

HT Houseboats

Mielno - Poland

Ingenious luxury floating homes on north Polands beautiful Lake Jamno. Take it sailing or stay put with HT Houseboats in Mielno

Sleeps 2-8

From 27/night

Fisherman's Cabin

Fisherman's Cabin

Busserolles - Dordogne

An inspirational, handcrafted cabin, hidden off the beaten track in the Dordogne

Sleeps 2-4

From 84/night

Author:
Claire Wills
Claire is the International Editor for CoolStays. It's her mission to scout the globe for new amazing places to show you. You can follow her on Twitter, @clairelewills

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