If you are looking for a holiday cottage that offers something a little out of the ordinary, then we have some fantastically quirky self-catering holiday cottages right across the UK.

Perhaps you are after a cottage with a hot tub? Or how does a converted barn in a secluded spot sound? 

To offer some inspiration for your UK getaway, here are 4 unique cottages we think you’ll love:  

1. Go all-out luxury with a hot tub in Yorkshire

Heading on a romantic couples break for two? Then why not treat yourself to a cottage with a hot tub. The studio apartment in Malton is a single-storey cottage set in the grounds of a hotel in Malton in North Yorkshire.

Sleeping just two people, the property features a pull-down double bed, a kitchen area and a seating area as well as a shower room.

Outside is a private courtyard with a hot tub and access to the hotel's grounds. Whatever time of year you visit, it’s the perfect spot to get away from it all.

The town of Malton holds a weekly market, as well as livestock and farmers' markets and is a superb base for discovering North Yorkshire.

Sleeps 2. Prices from £240 for a 3 night stay.

2. Relax in a converted barn in Cornwall

The Nest Box bedsit is an open plan converted barn with a king size bed and kitchenette. Inside, the decor is modern, sophisticated and stylish.

The outside of the barn has maintained plenty of traditional charm, offering you the best of both worlds.

The barn is located in the charming seaside town of Bude, Cornwall. From here, take a short stroll to Marhamchurch. This wonderful village offers plenty to see, including old thatched houses and the magnificent parish church. 

And if you are planning to go further afield, the popular seaside destinations of Padstow, Rock, Port Isaac and Boscastle are only a short drive away. 

Sleeps 2. Prices from £134 for a 3 night stay.

3. Stay in a lighthouse cottage in Dorset

If you are looking for a cottage with a real ‘Wow!’ factor, then why not stay in a semi detached cottage next to a lighthouse?

This property is located on the tip of Portland Bill near Weymouth in Dorset, offering spectacular views of the Weymouth countryside and coast. Perfect for someone who loves the sea and would rather escape the crowds!

Not only does this cottage feature a double bedroom, twin room and family bathroom, but there’s a kitchen with a dining area and a sitting room.

But the pièce de résistance is in the garden, where you’ll find a shared heated outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi!

And when you’re not admiring the Dorset cliffs, why not explore the stunning beaches of Dorset’s Jurassic Coast? Or enjoy the many water sports that Dorset has to offer?

Sleeps 4. Prices from £431 for a 3 night stay.

4. Enjoy life’s little pleasures in a Shepherd’s Hut in Wales

This beautifully presented Shepherd’s Hut in Rhayader, Powys offers a first class glamping experience.

It is completely self-contained and features a double bed, kitchen with breakfast bar, sitting area, plus an en-suite shower room. 

And there’s an all-important wood burning stove to keep you cosy in the colder evenings.

The outside decking area overlooks the stunning countryside surrounding the hut. There’s even a hot tub, allowing you to relax in comfort while taking in the amazing scenery as you soak.

If you can tear yourself away from the dreamy location, head into the market town and explore the dams and reservoirs of the Elan and Claerwen Valleys.

Sleeps 2. Prices from £290 for a 3 night stay.

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