Unusual self-catering cottages and accommodation for holidays and weekend breaks

Unusual self-catering cottages and accommodation for holidays and weekend breaks : do something different for your well-deserved holiday.  Many are drawn to the idea of staying somewhere truly different or somewhere a bit unique.  If you like the idea of a break in an unusual cottage, windmill, houseboat or even lighthouse then read on!  Please note some properties accept weekend bookings whereas others only accept weekly bookings.

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The Mill House, Peebles, Peeblesshire, Scotland

5 bedroom Unique Cottage, Scottish Borders.

Converted 5 bedroom watermill with a truly enviable riverside location (salmon and trout fishing possible by arrangement and with a permit), impressive river views and an excellent location just 2 miles from the heart of Peebles and just 24 miles from the beautiful city of Edinburgh.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £695 to £1595 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 22 January 2018 to 27 January 2018; from 03 February 2018 to 16 February 2018; from 19 February 2018 to 03 May 2018;

phone 07795 433833 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Dovecote, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales

1 bedroom Unique Self-Catering Holiday House, South Wales.

Very special romantic retreat for two in the Wye Valley in a tranquil and idyllic setting (one dog may be permitted by arrangement but must be kept in only one part of the house).

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £325 to £620 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 19 January 2018 to 20 January 2018; from 27 January 2018 to 10 February 2018; from 24 February 2018 to 03 March 2018;

phone 01600 714997 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lower Mill at Wheel Farm, Combe Martin, Devon, England

1 bedroom Converted Watermill, South West.

Couple's pet-friendly romantic retreat with countryside views near Combe Martin, enjoying access to excellent leisure facilities on site including an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and tennis court.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Within the grounds of Wheel Farm), tennis court.

Price range from £375 to £895 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 19 January 2018 to 23 March 2018; from 26 March 2018 to 30 March 2018; from 06 April 2018 to 13 April 2018;

phone 01271 377432 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Railway Cottage, Bicknoller, Somerset, England

3 bedroom Unusual Cottage, South West.

A wonderful holiday for would-be trainspotters, Railway Cottage stands by the railway line where guests can watch steam trains chugg past the cottage on its way through lovely Somerset landscapes and enjoy a break in one of the prettiest and most comfortable holiday cottages in Bicknoller.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £570 to £1095 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 22 January 2018 to 26 January 2018; from 29 January 2018 to 02 February 2018; from 05 February 2018 to 16 February 2018;

phone 01823 431622 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Island Yurt Glamping Holiday, Cotswolds, Beckford, Worcestershire, England

1 bedroom Holiday Yurt, Heart of England.

Soak up lakeside views and enjoy a taste of luxury camping at this lakeside Yurt in wonderful Worcestershire, sleeping 2 with a king-size double bed, whirlpool bath, outdoor hot tub and woodburner-style gas stove, this is a lovely romantic retreat which is ideal for couples.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £426 to £633 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 22 January 2018 to 26 January 2018; from 28 January 2018 to 02 February 2018; from 04 February 2018 to 17 February 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Railway Carriage, Bicknoller, Somerset, England

2 bedroom Unique Self-Catering, West Country.

The Railway Carriage is a great place to enjoy a luxurious self-catering holiday for four people, with a difference, in Somerset, in unique and memorable accommodation.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £595 to £1095 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 22 January 2018 to 26 January 2018; from 29 January 2018 to 02 February 2018; from 09 February 2018 to 12 February 2018;

phone 01823 431622 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Hunter's Moon, Glastonbury, Somerset, England

4 bedroom Unusual Self-Catering, West Country.

Feel the magic at Hunter’s Moon, a magical holiday house sleeping 10 near Glastonbury in Somerset, with unique quirky features including handcrafted windows and doors, a ‘tree’ inside the kitchen and master bedroom, a private cinema pod with large TV screen, a private hot tub and an idyllic woodland setting, this is a dream holiday home! Hen parties welcome.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1780 to £2980 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 21 January 2018 to 26 January 2018; from 29 January 2018 to 02 February 2018; from 04 February 2018 to 09 February 2018;

phone 01935 840964 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Station House , Tregaron, Ceredigion, Wales

2 bedroom Unusual Self-Catering, Mid Wales.

Unique character cottage with a lovely location by the Cors Caron National Nature Reserve, with glorious views over the Cambrian Mountains and Aeron Valley, this is a special place to stay.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £315 to £550 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 18 January 2018 to 18 January 2018; from 19 January 2018 to 25 January 2018; from 26 January 2018 to 01 February 2018;
Late availability: from 18 January 2018 to 01 February 2018;

phone 01974 821692 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Shepherd's Hut Rural Retreat, Leighton, Heart of England, Leighton, Shropshire, England

1 bedroom Shepherd's Hut, Shropshire Hills.

This Shepherd's Hut is a fantastic rural retreat for 2 and is located close to Ironbridge and some of the best of Shropshire, go on, do something different this year .

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £245 to £372 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 19 January 2018 to 16 February 2018; from 19 February 2018 to 25 May 2018; from 26 May 2018 to 23 June 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Aylsham Windmill, Aylsham, Norfolk, England

3 bedroom Holiday Windmill, East Anglia.

Escape for a relaxing memorable break to this unique holiday windmill in Aylsham, with superb views, a gold award winning 5 star rating and an excellent location within half an hour's drive of Norwich, the Norfolk Broads and the Norfolk coast, this holiday home is the stuff of dreams.

Special features: free internet access, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £550 to £1120 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 22 January 2018 to 26 January 2018; from 28 January 2018 to 03 February 2018; from 18 February 2018 to 02 March 2018;

phone 01263 732118 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Rowan Holiday Yurt near the Peak District National Park, Hepworth, Yorkshire, England

1 bedroom Glamping Accommodation, Yorkshire Dales.

Why not try something exciting and different on a romantic holiday in Yorkshire this year with a stay in a holiday yurt? Go glamping in this high quality canopied holiday home, with the added luxury of a private hot tub and a lovely rural setting, this really is glamping at its very best.

Special features: pool (), outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £370 to £560 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 22 January 2018 to 25 January 2018; from 14 February 2018 to 15 February 2018; from 19 February 2018 to 22 February 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Unique Willow Garth Holiday House near the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors, Great Smeaton, Yorkshire, England

6 bedroom Unusual Self-Catering, Yorkshire Dales - Swaledale.

Unique 6 bedroom holiday house with a beautiful luxurious interior and stunning countryside views, originally a water tower, this superb property enjoys easy access to the North York Moors National Park nearby and has plenty to keep guests entertained with a games room with table tennis and table football on site and with the capacity to sleep up to 12, this is a great place for groups of friends or family.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1085 to £2133 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 19 January 2018 to 09 February 2018; from 19 February 2018 to 23 February 2018; from 26 February 2018 to 09 March 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Gothic Church, East Horrington, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Fabulous unique holiday home with stunning original features combined with modern stylish interiors as well as a relaxing hot tub, this is a truly special place to stay.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £2160 to £4000 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 21 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 19 January 2018 to 26 January 2018; from 28 January 2018 to 16 February 2018; from 18 February 2018 to 23 February 2018;

phone 07525833737 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Sunridge TreeHouse, Yealmpton, Devon, England

3 bedroom Holiday Treehouse, West Country.

Luxurious Devon holiday treehouse with superb woodland and lake views and a superb modern interior, complete with luxury hot tub, elevated deck and private fishing lake, new and available from April 2015.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1595 to £2295 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Special Offer: from 29 January 2018 to 02 February 2018; from 05 February 2018 to 09 February 2018; from 12 February 2018 to 28 February 2018;
Late availability: from 18 January 2018 to 26 January 2018;

phone 01752 216645 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Treehouse, Taunton, Somerset, England

2 bedroom Unusual Self Catering, South West.

The Treehouse is a dream holiday home, nestled by the trees, this unique property is guaranteed to provide a memorable holiday and with a luxurious interior and an outdoor hot tub a stay here could be just magical.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Shared use of an indoor swimming pool), outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £690 to £1395 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 23 February 2018 to 02 March 2018; from 05 March 2018 to 23 March 2018; from 13 April 2018 to 16 April 2018;

phone 01823 431622 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lakeside Yurt, Cotswolds, Beckford, Worcestershire, England

1 bedroom Holiday Yurt for Glamping Holidays, Heart of England.

Stylish and generously sized holiday yurt featuring a romantic bed, a high quality kitchen area, private hot tub and an excellent location right by a lake and sleeping 2, this unique holiday home was made for romantic glamping getaways.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £344 to £551 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 23 January 2018 to 02 February 2018; from 09 February 2018 to 16 February 2018; from 26 February 2018 to 02 March 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Signal Box Cottage in the Cairngorms, Newtonmore, Highland, Scotland

1 bedroom Unusual Holiday Cottage, Scottish Cairngorms.

Perfect for a unique holiday in Scotland, the Signal Box will appeal to those looking to stay somewhere unusual with its wonderful mountain views of the Cairngorms and countryside vistas, this fantastic property promises a holiday to remember.

Price range from £250 to £562 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 28 July 2018 to 04 August 2018; from 11 August 2018 to 18 August 2018; from 08 September 2018 to 15 September 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Unique Tower House near the River Tweed, Coldstream, Borders, Scotland

4 bedroom Tower House, Scotland.

Looking for a unique and special holiday house to rent in the Scottish Borders?.

Price range from £417 to £1078 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 17 February 2018 to 24 February 2018; from 03 March 2018 to 24 March 2018; from 31 March 2018 to 07 April 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Old Wye Valley Chapel, Penallt, Monmouthshire, Wales

2 bedroom Chapel Conversion, Pembrokeshire and South Wales.

Love unique holiday homes? If so a stay at this holiday chapel in the Wye Valley could suit you perfectly, this Grade II listed chapel conversion sleeps up to 4 and is dog-friendly.

Price range from £360 to £632 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 20 February 2018 to 30 March 2018; from 25 May 2018 to 01 June 2018; from 29 June 2018 to 06 July 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Miller's Cottage at Hele Bay, Ilfracombe, Devon, England

2 bedroom Waterside Cottage, South West.

Charming two bedroom stone-built holiday cottage, part of a historic Watermill, with stream views and a location just a few minutes walk from Hele Bay beach and only a mile from Ilfracombe, this is a great place for a coastal self-catering holiday and is dog-friendly and family-friendly.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300.00 to £780.00 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 19 January 2018 to 09 February 2018; from 12 February 2018 to 24 February 2018; from 10 March 2018 to 05 May 2018;

phone 07554310176 emailClick here to email owner more info >