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Quirky holiday cottages

Quirky holiday cottages

Looking to get away and stay in something completely out of the ordinary? An unusual holiday for a special celebration? A house with a real ‘Wow!’ factor?

Perhaps you fancy escaping to a cliff top lighthouse holiday cottage overlooking the sea in Cornwall?

Or a converted windmill with winding stairs and an incredible view?

Maybe an eighteenth century stately home in extensive grounds is more in order?

Or what about exploring one of our UK glamping escapes to one of our luxury yurts or safari tents. With a hot tub?

We have these and many more unusual and quirky self-catering holiday cottages right across the UK - guaranteed to remain talking points for years to come!

What makes a holiday cottage quirky or unusual?

It can be subjective can’t it? What one person finds unusual, another might find rather ordinary.

However, we’re confident that our collection of idiosyncratic holiday cottages all offer something quite fun and unusual, which makes staying in them very much out of the ordinary!

It might be that the building itself is unusual – for example, a shepherds hut holiday cottage, complete with a log burner, hot tub, fire pit and supply of marshmallows!

A tower in Hadlow, fit for Rapunzel, that also happens to be the tallest Gothic folly in the UK?

Or an Oast House holiday cottage, formerly used for drying out hops and often found in the south east of England, including Kent and Sussex.

It can even be that the interior is quirky – for example, a bedroom with a speedboat for a bed (yep, we’ve had one of those too!)

But the location can also be quirky – a cliff top lighthouse, far from the madding crowds and perfect for watching incoming storms.

Or a luxury safari tent in a completely rural setting, where your kids can roam free (and safely), spending the day outdoors before retiring to proper beds with comfortable mattresses!

How to find an unusual or extraordinary holiday cottage in the UK

If you are looking to book a holiday cottage that really stands out from the crowd, we have a fantastic range of eccentric and quirky holiday cottages right throughout the UK.

And finding the right one for you couldn’t be easier.

To find the perfect holiday cottage, you can narrow down your search by date and also location – for example, there are several lighthouses for rent in Cornwall as well as Norfolk, Kent and the north east coast.

We have quirky cottages that sleep from 2 people right through to large properties for a huge get together.

We also have a wide range of unusual UK holiday rentals some that welcome your pets. So no one in your family needs to get left behind.

Need a hand looking for a quirky or unusual holiday cottage?

Feel free to browse all our of quirky and unusual holiday cottages in the UK below.  

You can also use the filter options on the left, to narrow down what is available until you find your favourite property.

If you have any questions about booking a holiday cottage quirky or unusual holiday cottage, then please feel free to contact us – we love helping with questions about our cottages and giving you advice before you go ahead and book.

Or if you’d rather put your feet up and have a glass of something fizzy whilst we find the perfect place for you, then please contact our concierge service and tell us what you are looking for in your next holiday cottage.

We aim to get back to you with tailored suggestions within 24 hours.

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