Best Stays on a Budget

Best Stays on a Budget

6th February 2023

Smart, stylish and affordable, these Coolstays offer luxury for less. Choose from snug glamping pods, lake-side cabins, eco-cottages, shepherd's huts and cosy yurts - all kicking off at well under £100 a night. 

See our full collection of Coolstays on a budget.

Affordable escapes

The Pod

Tywyn - Snowdonia

Sleeps 3

Spend romantic weekends at The Pod - a cosy bolthole with stunning sea views, located beside the Welsh coast in Snowdonia.

Cabin on the Lake

Machynlleth - Powys

Sleeps 2

Head back into nature at the Cabin on the Lake, a name which could not be more perfectly suited to this private getaway in the Welsh countryside.

Cosy Retreats

Hay on Wye - Herefordshire

Sleeps Apartments sleeping 2 and 4

A trio of beautifully renovated apartments, stylishly combining the modern and the traditional, in the literary town of Hay-on-Wye.

Great Langdale Glamping

Great Langdale - Lake District

Sleeps Pods sleeing 2 + 2 kids

A luxury handcrafted glamping pod in the heart of the Lake District, complete with underfloor heating, wood-fired hot tub, log-burner and spectacular views.

The Lodge at Duffus Estate

Elgin - Moray

Sleeps 3

Picturesque and cosy lodge nestled by the gates of Duffus Estate in Elgin, Scotland, just minutes from a stunning beach.

The Hideaways

West Pennard - Somerset

Sleeps 2

A hand-picked selection of unusual accommodation, tucked away in rural Somerset. The perfect countryside escape for couples, families or friends.

Casa Mimosa

Vejer de la Frontera - Cádiz

Sleeps 2 +2 kids

Contemporary holiday home surrounded by nature and with spectacular views in southern Spain, perfect for couples or families.

Tiny Cottage in Lewes

Lewes - East Sussex

Sleeps 4

Gorgeous little cottage with plenty of character in the heart of the vibrant town of Lewes, perfect for couples or family trips.


Tintagel - Cornwall

Sleeps 2

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

Beudy Bach

Lampeter - Ceredigion

Sleeps 3

The perfect romantic getaway with a log burner and hot tub in the wilds of West Wales.

The Bullpen

Truro - Cornwall

Sleeps 2

A fabulous barn, tucked away in rural Cornwall, with fantastic countryside views.

The Forge

Lyonshall - Herefordshire

Sleeps 3

This lovingly restored forge is the perfect romantic retreat set in 700 acres on a stunning historic landholding in Herefordshire

Hare's Form at Hush Hush Glamping

Presteigne - Powys

Sleeps 2

Charming, comfy and cosy wooden pod for two adults (18 years +) on a 90 acre farm in Mid-Wales with inspiring views of the Radnor Valley.

Diddylake Shepherds Hut

Liskeard - Cornwall

Sleeps 2

Tranquil shepherd’s hut retreat on Cornwall’s Bodmin Moor - A unique opportunity to stay in a breathtaking location, a world away from anything.

Treshnish Shepherds Hut

Isle of Mull - Argyll

Sleeps 2

Set amongst the breathtaking backdrop of the Isle of Mull, this self-catering shepherd’s hut boasts stunning sea views and makes the perfect rural retreat.

Graig Wen Glamping

Arthog - Gwynedd

Sleeps 2-5 per unit

A glamper's paradise for those wanting to get away from it all - gloriously located overlooking the Mawddach Estuary in Snowdonia National Park.

Cuddfan Bach

Welshpool - Powys

Sleeps 4

A luxurious bell tent with its own outdoor kitchen and eco toilet, Cudffan Bach provides a wonderful immersion in nature for up to four in Powys, Wales.

The Dilly

Llanfaelog - Anglesey

Sleeps 2

Charming shepherd’s hut for two near the Anglesey coast with its own wood-fired hot tub, perfect for a rural romantic escape.

Fisherman's Cabin

Busserolles - Dordogne

Sleeps 2-4

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

Cidermakers Cabin

South Molton - Devon

Sleeps 2

Secluded and romantic shepherd's hut, with beautiful design features and enviable views, close to Exmoor.

The Bunkhouse

Invergarry - Inverness-Shire

Sleeps 4

This rustic cabin is tucked away in the heart stopping scenery of the Scottish Highlands an offers groups of four a comfy, cosy place to stay.

Old Town Farm Cottages

Otterburn - Northumberland

Sleeps 4 per cottage

Two chic, country cottages on a small, working farm, with stunning views of Northumberland’s beautiful National Park…

Kingates Farm Shepherds Hut

Ventnor - Isle of Wight

Sleeps 2

This luxury, ensuite hut, has access to a private pool and is a short distance from the Isle of Wight's beautiful south coast.

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