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.
Bansha Castle is one of Ireland's best kept secret get-aways. A former home of the Butlers of Ormonde, this luxurious period property is now yours to experience as a haven of relaxation in the lush county Tipperary countryside, backed by the stunning Galtee mountains.
Old St Johns Church is a modern church conversion offering luxury holiday accommodation. There are 3 double bedrooms (1 twin possibility) with en-suite bathrooms. There is an additional room available with double sofa bed. We are child and pet friendly. WiFi available. A unique and unforgettable holiday experience …see more
2 bedroomed Log cabin set in 18 acres of private woodland, located in The Langdale Valley, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Onsite leisure club available free of charge and only a 5 minute drive from Ambleside. Rated as 4 star by AA. Log cabin located in private woodland. Price includes electric,wifi, bedding and free leisure club access. …see more
This charming B listed renovated church is located in the quiet hamlet of Dalguise in Perthshire. The Old Kirk has been thoughtfully converted into a stunning 4 bedroom house over three floors with magnificent views across the Tay Valley. …see more
Superior delightful chalet, beautifully situated on river bank by Loch Lubnaig, with glorious views of the mountains. Located very close (300 metres) to local village amenities and central to visitor attractions and sporting activities within the national park.
Ideal for outdoor enthusiasts - varied walks, fishing, canoeing and cycle trails to suit all abilities.
Luxury Manor House set in a beautiful location yet close all the main attractions and beaches in West Dorset. Accommodates up to 12 quests in style with its own 12 meter heated pool, fitness room, 6 acres of grounds set in a quiet valley close to a coastal village. …see more
This Grade II listed Windmill has been completely renovated to provide a stunning holiday home with private outdoor heated pool and snooker barn. Offering 360 degree views from the 7th floor, The Old Mill is a breathtaking mix of modern design and old world charm. …see more
Absolutely stunning, sumptuous manor house & restored chai set on over 25 acres of private gardens, vineyards, woods and fields. Completely private property with luxurious accommodation for up to 14 guests, with secure pool, tennis court, games room & bespoke kitchen. Property is 5 minutes from beautiful village w/ shops, restaurants, bar & café. 15 minutes from large towns. …see more
Ruscombe Hall is a large Victorian Country house, set within a small complex of eight Halls, cottages, stable and tower conversions. It offers spacious accommodation and is ideal for either an individual group, or as the centrepiece for a larger group booking. …see more
Enjoy Dovedale tranquiity in this riverside manor where George Eliot penned Adam Bede. Large private self-catering wing available in this 1750 Georgian house - ideal for couples, families, kids, dogs and horses. …see more
Ultimate getaway in large wooded family park, every comfort, 2 bed 2 shower, lounge TV/DVDs, well equipped kitchen, all site amenities with shop, entertainment, children's activities. Ideal for great days on the Norfolk Broads, beach & animal/amusement parks. …see more
Noggin lodge is our second home and recently refurbished. It is a Scandinavian lodge in 80 acres of beautiful ancient and tranquil woodland on Kenwick Estate near the Georgian market town of Louth in the Lincolnshire Wolds. We have an agent nearby to help guests.
5 large rooms with private bath each and toilets, the small castle is situated along the river where bikes pass (85 KMS). We also have a restaurant just near to Le Clos Belle Rose,private parties catered for. We speak English. We can use the kitchen if you need Possibility to reserve hot stone massage, or with rose oil …see more
Why rent a couple of rooms in a Maison D'hote when you could have a whole, staffed riad? From the sheltered sun filled terrace down to the spacious salons there is plenty of space for 8-10 people to socialise together or retreat and relax.
Kite surf, wind surf & chill …see more
Relax in this all timber detached Scandinavian holiday lodge in the idyllic setting of Hartland Forest. Fully furnished with quality fixtures, 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms and south facing patio. Set in 100 acres of parkland with fishing lakes and picnic area.
Ideal for short breaks or longer holidays. We also have a 2 bedroom lodge for 4 / 5 guests. …see more
6 bedroomed wooden chalet located in the pretty Alpine village of Montagny, on the sunny side of the Bozel valley - opposite the ski resort of La Tania - Courchevel. Sleeps up to 16 in 8 double beds. Fully fitted and provides guests with a comfortable home from home. The chalet has 8 double beds in 6 bedrooms, and can sleep up to 16, though 12 is the recommended maximum. …see more
The self catering log cabin is situated on a private estate at Rowardennan on the beautiful eastern shores of Loch Lomond, with a "south facing" large raised decking area less than 20 metres from the beach. …see more
Explore the Atlas mountains and the surrounding Berber villages from the luxury of the Kasbah Bab Ourika. Combine your stay with our Riyad Edward in Marrakech and our private house Dar Faracha in the south of Marrakech. …see more
Spacious 4 bed Self-Catering Accommodation near Hadrians Wall, Brampton, Carlisle and the Scottish Borders
Ideally situated for the Lake District, Carlisle, Hadrians Wall, Haltwhistle,The Scottish Borders, and Hexham all just a short drive away.
A unique and stunning Cotswold stone property, peacefully located in the quiet village of Toddington, opposite the beautiful church. The property exudes character and the centrepiece is the amazing grand hall, which is perfect for entertaining families or friends. SPECIAL OFFERS: LATE BOOKING DISCOUNTS & EARLY BIRD DEALS! …see more
Chalet Heidi is a beautiful Chalet in the pictureque village of Scheffau. Scheffau is in the centre of SkiWelt, Austria's largest ski resort. In summer, Scheffau is the perfect location for a holiday in the mountains with miles of walking, cycling, scrambling and more. In summer, we have one self-catered apartment for hire, and we offer rooms on a B&B basis (@28 Euros pppn) …see more
Glentruim Castle is a stunning nine bedroom property which is set in 53 acres of beautiful mixed woodland with abundant wildlife, and is situated in the Cairngorm National Park, in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. An ideal location for large house parties.
Beautiful rooms, in a stunning location, with a host of facilities to suit all ages. …see more
A beautifully restored, tranquil water mill with swimming pool situated in the rolling countryside of the Charentes. Private walled garden with BBQ area and hammocks. Wifi, games, dvds, books, bikes, dishwasher and washing machine. All linen and towels provided. …see more
Chapel House is truly unique, it offers high quality contemporary accomodation in a truly unique building. Every comfort is offered, including meet and greet and a welcome basket. The Chapel sleeps 10 adults and two infants in cots. …see more
Top floor grand lounge, 2 en suite bedrooms with dressing rooms, on bottom floor there is a gym , in the kitchen there is a table to sit 12 people , there is also a high chair, outside there is a swimming pool, bbq, parking, badmington, football cages, gipsy caravan. There is lots of bridel paths to walk from Le Moulin, a small fishing stream, woods for the children to play …see more
Stunning, newly converted, 19c former Chapel & Vestry. Offering superb, contemporary holiday accom'tion in 2 spacious homes, perfect for large families & groups. Sleeps 8-22 guests. WIFI, projector, baby grand piano. Situated in a lovely village with pub/eatery. …see more
Set within Tattershall Lakes Park, a spacious, comfortable & well equipped lodge for up to eight people, overlooking a quiet corner of the water ski lake. The property offers a large living area, modern kitchen and all the comforts for a relaxing & enjoyable holiday. A newly built jetty & decked area and private garden allow you to take advantage of the waterside location. …see more
Luxury chalet in the heart of the Paradiski / ski-in/ski-out (ski from front door!) / hot tub / stunning views of Mont Blanc / fully en suite, all with bath & shower / gourmet dining by professional chefs / 425kms+ skiing During winter, we can arrange your lift passes, ski hire, transfers, ski school and we offer ski hosting. …see more
This is a beautiful 18th century Cortijo set in 5 acres of orange groves and mature gardens , around which guests can enjoy a stroll. The huge area of land means that there is no noise, giving you the perfect chance to escape and unwind with the family....
Five star luxury log cabin, lakeside position, hot tub, covered veranda, sleeps six, dogs welcome, Rustic furniture, granite kitchen, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, oven, hob, microwave, cast iron fire, central heating. woodland area, parking for 3 cars.
Rustic furniture, leather sofas, timber & granite kitchen & state of the art Rain shower complete the cabin! …see more
Quiet beautiful are on working farm,lots of wildlife,nearby market towns,coast only half hour by car,woodburner,level entry and parking,large fence garden,plenty of places to visit within a hours drive and nearby.Wheelchair friendly , Mobile hoist ,profiling beds .Wifi …see more
***New for 2013*** GREY HERON LODGE is a luxurious log cabin set amongst 360 acres of woodland with beautiful views overlooking the lake on Tattershall Country Park.
80sqm BRAND NEW DECKING*****
FREE.....SKY MOVIES AND SKY SPORTS PACKAGE The lodge has been kept in the style of its rustic roots which makes it the perfect getaway. …see more
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT AVAILABLE: Idyllic property, ideal for familiy/friends for a relaxing holiday.Large Heated Pool set in lawns/flowers facing fields. Lots of exterior games. SOLE USE OF ALL FACILITIES. All gated-safe for children to play.Discounted Ferry crossings. …see more
Stylish and hospitable
Free wifi, log fire, hot tub, childfriendly, kids dinner, DVD/TV room, huge garden.
Vaujany is part of the huge Alpe d'Huez ski region, snow secure slopes.
In summer: cycling!
Beautiful garden, old fruit trees, safe to play for children
In Vaujany we have an indoor swimming pool, sauna and hammam, and - brand new - an indoor ice rink + bowling …see more
WE WON !! PARADISE LODGE continues to WOW, our commitment to guests proven by WINNING the Trip Advisor CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD 2014, thank you to all those who reviewed there stay for there is no greater seal of approval than being recognised by one's guests. Offering something special for all ages, families, couples, wishing to find that 'elusive quality time' …see more
Winner of Top vacation rental Edinburgh Award huge baronial beautifully decorated country mansion house. 45 mins to Edinburgh 10 acres of grounds Beautifully decorated ideal for family groups,corporate, events- Butler/catering on request. Short breaks.Dogs welcome.
The perfect house for entertaining and celebrating. …see more
Recently renovated and lovingly cared for log cabin at Dalavich on the shores of the tranquil Loch Awe. Interior comprises open plan living room with fully fitted kitchen and logburning stove, double bedroom and triple bunk room acommodating 4-6. Set in 1/4 acre of copse and grassland overlooked by the new balcony. Parking for 2 cars and fishing rights on the Loch. …see more
Fairytale Castle set in a secluded 30 acre park within travelling distance of Paris and the Loire Valley, ideal for weddings or family gatherings and providing accommodation for up to 35 people on the estate. The area is one of natural beauty being a National Country Park. …see more
A self catering rental property with private hot tub, 9 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms. The Property boasts a huge dining room that seats up to 24. Catering can be arranged if necessary. This Lovely House is situated in its own 17 acre mature garden, with walking access to Castle Menzies. …see more
Magnificent Holiday-Chateau, Loire Valley, Vacation-Castle to rent in france; private fishing lake, pool, gym & cinema. 29 acres. Laval 15km. LeMans 70 km. Fully renovated. Sleeps 16 - all ensuite bathrooms. On-site canoe, table-tennis, bbqs; attractions & golf nearby.. Local activities + Central to Loire Chateaux, Mont St. Michel, Puy de Fou theme park, Le Mans racing & more! …see more
Experience life in the trees! Beautiful self-catering treehouse in lovely woodland. Sleeps up to 6. Ideal for nature-lovers, meditating and chilling out. 10 minutes from village with all amenities. 1½ hours from the Pyrennes, 2½ hours from the Atlantic coast.
Large terrace for al fresco eating and relaxing, beautiful walks, local markets and festivals. …see more
The converted chapel, provides contemporary, stylish and very comfortable holiday accommodation. 4 bedrooms, large state-of-the-art kitchen-diner and huge open plan living space make The Old Chapel a unique Cotswolds holiday let. …see more
Stunning converted watermill in the beautiful Loir valley offering 5 bedrooms (sleeps 12), 3 reception rooms and a games room with snooker table. Available all year round for holiday lets, long weekends, short breaks. Ideal for groups. Walking holidays. …see more
Glenmalure Pines Log Cabin has superb views up and down a breathtaking, secluded and majestic blind valley, the largest glacial valley in Ireland and Britain. The cabin is close to historical sites, trout fishing, horse riding, canoeing, cycling routes and beaches. Two bedrooms en-suite. Satellite TV. Bed linen, towels and electricity included. Bord Fáilte 4 star graded. …see more