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20 of the Quirkiest CoolStays in the UK

Published: 10th June 2020

At CoolStays we're lucky enough to represent some of the most quirky, unusual and downright gorgeous holiday homes in the country. To inspire your future travel plans, we've picked out 20 of our favourites around the UK - from magical treehouses, to floating cabins, to extraordinary eco-pods. These amazing properties are perfect for anyone looking for a getaway with style, luxury and something just a little bit special.
Radio Tower

Radio Tower

La Corbire - Jersey

Enjoy one of the best views in Britain in this unique holiday home built from a converted WW2 building

Sleeps 6

From 86/night

The Floathouse

The Floathouse

Penryn - Cornwall

Gorgeous and eco-friendly floating cabin with wood burning stove and sun deck just thirty minutes walk from Falmouth.

Sleeps 6

From 125/night

Treetops Treehouse

Treetops Treehouse

Eggesford - Devon

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

Sleeps 4

From 245/night

The Birdhouse Treehouse

The Birdhouse Treehouse

Crewkerne - Somerset

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

Sleeps 2

From 115/night

King Arthur's Willow Tree House

King Arthur's Willow Tree House

Devizes - Wiltshire

Escape into the Wiltshire countryside at the King Arthur's Willow Tree House complete with whirlpool bath, rainfall shower and panoramic views across the meadows.

Sleeps 6

From 157/night

Big Green Bus

Big Green Bus

Whitesmith - East Sussex

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

Sleeps 6

From 195/night

Belle Tout Lighthouse

Belle Tout Lighthouse

Eastbourne - East Sussex

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

From 160/night

Shingle House

Shingle House

Dungeness - Kent

Experience life on the edge in Kents most remote but intriguing corner. Shingle House adds modernity and architectural brilliance to Dungeness strangely addictive desolation

Sleeps 8

From 214/night

Bumble Barn

Bumble Barn

Canterbury - Kent

Sleek contemporary self-catering eco-lodge with space for six guests, ten minutes from Canterbury

Sleeps 6

From 250/night

The Raft at Chigborough

The Raft at Chigborough

Chigborough - Essex

An exceptional way to experience life on the water, with room for four in this floating lake cabin on the Essex coast. Theres a hot tub, a boat and an inviting covered deck

Sleeps 4

From 195/night

Balancing Barn

Balancing Barn

Thorington - Suffolk

Set in six acres of gardens, this incredible Suffolk barn has been built to the highest and most creative of standards offering an unforgettable stay.

Sleeps 8

From 157/night

Hunsett Mill

Hunsett Mill

Stalham - Norfolk

Contemporary, stylish and award winning holiday home incorporating a former mill keeper's cottage that comfortably sleeps nine in Norfolk.

Sleeps 9

From 243/night

Wheelwright's Shop

Wheelwright's Shop

Lydbury North - Shropshire

Expect quirky, romantic and utterly eclectic at this retired craftsmans workshop in rural Shropshire

Sleeps 4

From 95/night

The Burrow

The Burrow

Bleddfa - Powys

Peaceful and unique Powys holiday home that blends into the hillside complete with modern interior and private hot tub.

Sleeps 5

From 150/night

Cadwollens Treehouse

Cadwollens Treehouse

Llandrindod Wells - Powys

Luxurious treehouse with a hot tub and spectacular views in a remote location near Elan Valley, perfect for a couples countryside escape.

Sleeps 2

From 235/night

Red Kite Conkers

Red Kite Conkers

Newbridge-on-Wye - Powys

These fully sustainable conkers can be found nestled in the grounds of a private conservation estate in gorgeous Mid-Wales.

Sleeps 2 per pod

From 125/night

Peddero at Waingates Farm Huts

Peddero at Waingates Farm Huts

Roecliffe - North Yorkshire

Youll be enchanted by the quirky cosiness of Peddero, a wonderful IgluHut retreat with hot tub in the Yorkshire countryside - truly the great outdoors.

Sleeps 2

From 115/night

Dovecot Cottage

Dovecot Cottage

Edinburgh - Midlothian

Spectacular 17th century stone cottage for up to four people. Rustic-chic and quirky - it was once a home for pigeons!

Sleeps 4

From 130/night

AirShip 002

AirShip 002

Lochaline - Argyll

Airship002 is a comfy, cosy and quirky place to stay near Drimnin in the Scottish Highlands - an ideal and romantic retreat for two

Sleeps 2

From 150/night

Eilean Sionnach Lighthouse Cottage

Eilean Sionnach Lighthouse Cottage

Isleornsay - Sleat

Extraordinary four bedroom coastal home off Skye, with access to a private beach and four bedrooms, on its own island.

Sleeps 8

From 295/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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