After something a bit different for your next rural retreat?Take a break from the norm with our range of quirky holiday accommodation. We’ve got the lot: rustic shepherd huts, cute caravans, glorious converted chapels, unique cottages and more.
Whether you want to lose yourself deep in the countryside in a cosy log cabin, bed down in a peaceful poolside windmill or take in the sea views from one of our off-beat coastal lets, we can help make your escape to the country truly extraordinary.
For UK stays, try the grandeur of a castle in the Scottish Highlands or vertical living in a West Country treehouse. Or, to keep your feet firmly on the ground, consider a luxury yurt in the Peak District. Your search for unusual holidays in the countryside could also take you further afield: try troglodyte life in a warren-like Spanish cave house or check in to a charming stone trullo in Italy.
Enjoy lazing on our riverside beach or shop till you drop in Marbella or Gibraltar. If you enjoy walking, fishing, cycling, golfing or exploring our site is a wonderful base to relax at. Toast marshmellows over the fire pits or stroll to the village for tapas and vino. We offer lovely beauty treatments on-site, car and bike hire TV and DVD hire and honesty bar plus free wifi. …see more
A beautiful, and stylishly renovated old water mill. Two double beds & a bunk for children. A huge open fire, the sound of the river as you sleep, beautiful stone walls, pieces of mill equipment re-used as furniture, underfloor heating & lovely stone floors. Why wait? …see more
Village locn, 4 star converted chapel. 10 mins from Stamford/Burghley Hse & ideal for Rutland Water & historic stone towns of Oakham, Oundle, Cambridge. Local area is popular for walking, cycling, fishing, sailing & stately homes. Discount for 2 weeks plus, please ask. Prices inc gas,electricity,linen & towels. Discount for 2 or 3 guests 3+ days. 2 well behaved dogs welcome …see more
Top end barn conversion, 4 star. Quality furniture and fixtures, Free, WIFI, wood burning stove, Stunning open countryside views, central location for seven stane venues, walkers,Birdwatchers,golfers welcome, located up a private road very safe for children. Burnbrae Mill is set within its own grounds, parking for three cars is provided within the garden. …see more
Diss train station is 1 mile away with a direct line to london. The small market town of diss is a short drive and has supermarkets, banks, restaurants and many food outlets. Perfect base for visiting..Norwich,Ipswich, Bury st eds and its only 35 min drive to the coast. Surrounded by countryside on the border of suffolk and norfolk. A great escape from city life. …see more
Deveron Lodge is not like your normal log cabins all set in a row. It is on it's own set in 2.5 acres of private wood over looking the river Deveron and fields.So if it is peace and quiet you are looking for this is the log cabin for you. Coin meter for electric £10 included in summer & £20 in winter. …see more
Horkinstone House was a former Chapel and School House 1863, fully equipped to a high standard in a wonderful setting high on the Pennines overlooking grand breathtaking panoramic views. There is a local steam railway. This home makes a superb weekly holiday adventure! Fuel & power, bed linen and towels included, spacious patio barbecue smoking area with picnic table. …see more
Recently restored Trullo set in its own grounds with large Solar Heated swimming pool. Covered and open areas for al fresco dining. With 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms it is deal for families with children and groups. Large Games Room with home cinema and over 2000 videos, Satellite TV, bar football, table tennis, play fram …see more
Beautiful apartment and surroundings, riverside garden with deck and pool. On the doorstep of the Parque Natural of Sierra de Baza, 3 minute walk to the village of Gor with friendly locals and superb bar tapas!
3rd bedroom available for groups larger than 6 people. …see more
Enjoy the charms of this 3 bedroom Charentaise millhouse with private secluded solar heated pool, bordered by a millstream and set within two acres of garden, offering both space and tranquillity. Situated on its own, just 20 mins from the beautiful Atlantic beaches.
It is the perfect base for exploring the coast and the historic towns of Saintes, Cognac and La Rochelle. …see more
Luxury individual Log Cabin, private outdoor Hot Tub and Log Burning Stove in Sherwood Forest.
Two bedrooms, sleeps 4.
TV/DVD freeview in living space and both bedrooms.
Quality bedding and towels
Private secure adjacent parking …see more
An extremely special holiday home in a heavenly location - surrounded by amazing views across the fields and ponds, superb walks right from your door - a peaceful oasis in our busy world. Perfect for a lazy summer holiday or romantic weekend away. …see more
Self-catering log cabin at the edge of Argyll Forest Park set beside the enchanting Puck's Glen and within walking distance of Benmore Botanical Gardens and Loch Eck.
The lodge is a perfect base for exploring the surrounding glens and riverside walks. …see more
Peaceful traditional log cabin set on a quiet site of just 18 lodges, surrounded by forests, the lodge offers a quiet, 'away from it all' retreat, in the Loch Lomond National Park.
Comfortable rooms, well equipped, covered balcony, great prices, weekend breaks.
La Roseraie is a stunning 19th century Manoir in the picturesque Manche dept of Normandy, near to the Loire and Brittany. It sits on the edge of a small village in rolling countryside, on an acre of secluded lovely garden with an orchard, lawns and 150 year old trees. It offers a wonderful peaceful holiday location for up to two families. …see more
10 bedroom chateau - sleeps 20. Tranquil location close to pretty, historic villages with all amenities just a short drive away. Swimming pool and extensive gardens offer space for rest, relaxation and play. Great for large family groups. Wheelchair accessible rooms. We are happy to host small to medium-sized weddings. …see more
The fantastic Easington Church which dates from the Doomsday Book next to an original Tithe barn, The beautiful village of Patrington is very close by with the Queen of Holderness Church overlooking a unique Cricket Ground, and an assortment of tea rooms. …see more
Spacious log cabin, located at the edge of the National Park, where you can sit and watch the reindeers wandering in the forest at the back of the cabin, or enjoy a sauna after a long days skiing! or take part in Husky sled rides, reindeer sleigh ride or visit Santa. Luxury log cabin, well equiped kitchen, cosy log fire, own sauna and wonderful forest views …see more
Spacious and comfortable holiday home or B&B with mini farm for children. Small river to swim and to play with private beach, nicer than a swimming pool.
Sun and shade with a nice hammock to relax in a private setting in the countryside. You can follow us on facebook, le Moulin South of France …see more
Charming Manoir close to Le Mans. In 7 acres, with fantastic grounds. Full of character with open fire & high beamed ceilings. Located at the edge of a bustling village , close to beautiful areas for walking, fishing & riding. A rural retreat. …see more
Whether it is a family holiday or a romantic getaway this is the place for you, Easter House of Ross Self Catering Accommodation is situated just 10 minute walk from the heart of Comrie so you are never short of local amenities or things to do, from individual shops to …see more
Charming historic chateau with large private heated pool, enclosed garden, stunning view at 1mn walk to the shop . Perfect for families with children.
The chateau's large estate is fully enclosed and accessed by large wooden gates.
19th Centuary Listed Cornmill newly renovated to include 4 Star Accomodation. Situated close to two National Trust Properiies - Crom Castle and Florencecourt House. In the heart of Fermanagh Lakeland close to Upper Lough Erne. Activities include walking, fishing etc Situated on its oun 4 Acre grounds, animals include donkeys, pony, hens & goat - Ideal for family holiday …see more
Luxury Finnish self catering log cabin in North of Scotland, set in a quiet woodland overlooking the Deveron River. Easy access to Banff, Gardenstown, Huntly, whisky trail, castles, golf, fishing. The Deveron is famous for its Salmon and trout fishing. Coin meter for electric with £10 included in summer & £20 in winter
Distinctive self-catering family holiday home, with stunning coastal views. Nearby access to local beaches for watersports, fishing, coastal walks, and mountain biking. Large private gardens, with stream. Log fires, BBQ, farmhouse kitchen, Egyptian cotton bed linen. We operate Sunday change-over on weekly bookings from Easter to 31 October. 3-night short breaks are flexibl …see more
This Trullo and Lamia are typical of the area and are close to a range of restaurants, bars and shops. There is a good selection of sandy beaches nearby.
Our price also includes a welcome meal, a welcome pack and a lesson in making fresh pasta …see more
"Rez de Jardin, chateau de Bézyl, situated in 96 ha private estate of woodland and fields, plenty wildlife to discover, swimming pool, garden, ideal for families, groups, friends, dog walkers, for the "getting away from it all" relaxing holiday. …see more
Beautifully renovated 18th Century Watermill in Fowey. Flexible accommodation sleeps 4–10 comfortably. Quiet location 1 mile from Town & Harbour. Near to beaches and The Eden Project. Miles of coastal footpaths. The acclaimed Saints Way on our doorstep. …see more
A Unique Suffolk Coastal Listed holiday home offering modern standards of comfort with the charm of period living. Extremely close to the popular town of Southwold , the Old Reading Rooms , Wrentham is perfectly positioned as a base to explore Suffolk's Heritage Coast Cliff & Sarah, N.Year2013 - "A lovely place, Thank-you. A real old cottage feel - would certainly come back" …see more
An old mansion and cottage of amazing character and style, in a wonderful village location, transformed into comfortable, spacious luxury holiday accommodation. Suitable for a small/ large family or group of friends seeking a relaxing holiday in a true Greek village. A large pool terrace with 34 sq metre pool and steps for easy entry, suitable for young and elderly alike. …see more
A 17th century mansion, recently renovated with luxurious furnishings, with intimate garden and spa in a small exclusive baroque village overlooking lake Orta. Indoor pool with hydro jets, Turkish bath, privacy, stunning views. Brand new renovation.
Close to Milan Malpensa International Airport …see more
Catered relaxing holidays in this beautiful French Mas ideal for large groups wishing to spend time together away from it all in the countryside .Private pool with heavenly views over the Cevennes National park . …see more
The former watermill, Le Moulin de Madame, near Thiviers, is a private restored country house, from where fishing on L'Isle River, horse riding locally and golfing not far off, make it ideal for families with kids of all ages, teen and toddler friendly. Total relaxation in peaceful landscape, with some of the clearest nightskies for stargazing in Europe. …see more
A large character converted stable overlooking the village green in the historic village of Argoules. An easy drive from the Channel Tunnel and the Port of Calais. Sleeps ten (8 adults & 2 infants). Near the beaches of Le Touquet, Fort Mohon Plage, Merlimont and Berck. It is only 12 minutes drive from Nampont Golf course.
Wifi available, can be intermittent due to location
Blachford Hall, Devon - This beautifully converted former Mission Hall is nestled between Dartmoor to the North, and The South Hams beaches and countryside to the South. Whether it's walking or surfing, shopping or relaxing, this property is the perfect choice. Blachford Hall can sleep 4 people, with a beautiful ensuite double with a roll top bath and a twin bedroom. …see more
The Wheelhouse is 18th century converted water mill set in six acres of private garden and woodland in the Vendee region of France. Large heated pool, wi-fi internet, games room, log fire, BBQ, decking area. All mod cons. …see more
Beautifully restored spacious 18th Century stone house set in a picturesque medieval hamlet in French countryside, ideal for families who wish to share a property. Sleeps 12, including separate gite, all very well kitted out. Beautiful large gardens and heated pool. WIFI, English TV, great garden for kids play including large hangar. Books, toys, games, DVD's. Table tennis …see more
A Beautiful Manor House set in a stunning landscaped garden and accessed via private drive and electric gates. It is a totally private, secure and tranquil location yet only 3-kilometers from the town of Begard and 15-kilometers from the beautiful northern coast. …see more
Lovely holiday trullo rental in Locorotondo. Trulli 12 km from the sea, Holiday House in the countryside. Rent holiday beautiful and comfortable Trulli in the Valle d'Itria, Puglia, Italy. Comfort, relaxat, nature, countryside, sea, zoosafari.
A very unique accommodation based in an ancient Water Mill with helpful/discreet owners on site. Set in acres of landscaped gardens in a little village, minutes from the medieval town of Melle, within 1hrs easy reach of Golden Beaches, Cognac,La Rochelle, Futuroscope …see more
Venabu Hytter is situated close to Venabu Fjellhotell. The unique location allows you to combine a self-catering cabin with the option of meals in the hotel. The cabins are built in 8 inch logs and have turf roofs. Underfloor heating and tiled bathroom are standard. Staying in the middle of Norways best hiking and skiing terrain. Close to full service hotel. …see more
La Belle Echappee ("The Beautiful Escape") A magnificent maison bourgeoise house set in walled and gated grounds of 1 hectare with FULLY HEATED SALT WATER SWIMMING POOL. Perfect holiday home for FAMILIES and FRIENDS with ENGLISH SKY TV and WI-FI, 600 METRES TO SHOPS …see more