Looking for something outrageously different for your next holiday? Then take a look at these holiday castles, windmills, yurts and manor houses that are all available for you to book and make your holiday an extraordinary one.
And there’s plenty to choose from: you could set your loved one's heart racing with a fairy-tale break to a French chateau or rent a houseboat in Amsterdam with your pals. Or how about escaping to a cosy log cabin in the mountains, or going glamping on a yurt holiday in Devon or Cornwall.
If stunning and unusual architecture is for you, rent a regal castle in the Scottish Highlands, a quirky lighthouse by the sea or return to a bygone age on a windmill holiday in Greece.
Tranquil Shepherds' Hut in an elevated position, just behind Upper Rectory Restaurant, which serves a 7 course dinner, Tuesday to Saturday evenings. Log burner, very comfortable double bed with memory foam mattress …see more
Our cavehouse is situated in the lovely village of Zujar, which is at the foot of the Jabalcon mountain. Nearby is the beautiful Lake Negratin suitable for swimming in.
The property offers a sunny patio area with built in barbecue. Bespoke steel doors to cave leading in …see more
“Lovely Trullo, lovely area” Beautiful trullo, refurbished really well with an amazing outside space and pool area. Very well equiped for self catering.
The area is a perfect mix of town and country.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the trullo. The service from Alison, the property manager was excellent! We took a chance on an October stay hoping the weather would hold and it got a bit chilly but… More
I am delighted that you enjoyed it anf hopefully we might hae you as a guest again at this or one of our other proeprties. Mark.
“Wonderful time in Puglia - Perfect trulli in most relaxing place”
Reviewed 25 Aug 2015
We had a wonderful time in Puglia and in particular at Mark's trullo Alto (the bigger one). It was exactly what we expected and we loved the quiet and relaxing atmosphere. All amenities were of good q… More
“Gorgeous italian villa in relaxed & peaceful location”
Reviewed 3 Oct 2013
Gorgeous Italian villa with everything you need for a relaxed, chilled out holiday. We travelled with family & friends including a small child & we couldn't have asked for anything more. We've trave… More
Glad you had a good time and we thought of everything. Absolutely agree car hire is essential. so we specify that very carefully.
“Perfect House in Perfect Location” The house itself is converted to to a very high standard, and has a nicely quirky layout and feel. It is well-equipped and is situated in the heart of a beautiful valley. We are not bikers or ramblers, but there was
Beautiful Lodge with amazing accommodation, lovely decor and garden.The location was very good for visiting many parts ofNorth Wales.
The village has a shop and good beer at the pub. We enjoyed good … More
“Great customer service, great accomofation, great location - even in February!”
Reviewed 19 Apr 2015
This converted chaple is a real find. We stayed here with our two boys and grandparents. The standard of accommodation and customer service is easily up there with the best places we have stayed. We h… More
“Charming, cosy and characterful but not luxurious”
Reviewed 19 Apr 2015
The online photos of Victoria Lodge are a true representation of the accommodation which is is charming, cosy and characterful. However, if like us you would define "luxury accommodation" to include h… More
With such a chores romantic break for two ,if some like camping and some do not you can incorporate the two by using the shepherds hut with the facilities which includes the barbeque and seating and open space .you can bring your dogAs the weather gets colder and the ev …see more
Skye is a fascinating place to holiday, so why not make it unforgettable by staying in one of our two beautifully appointed shepherd huts? Located on a croft in Heaste, Isle of Skye, the huts are very special small space retreats, and unique to the area. I have 2 hu …see more
“ideal place for Saint-Valentine!” We had a fanstastic time in this Riad. We were warmly welcome and had lovely meals on the Terrasse. It was great to have this beautiful space just for us, lovely fire in the cheminee in the evening. What a lovely plac
“Magnifique riad entièrement rénové avec beaucoup de goût”
Reviewed 28 Apr 2015
Deux adultes, deux enfants (4 ans et 10 mois). Très belle riad marocaine, décoré avec beaucoup de goût et assez pratique pour une maison sur 3 niveau. Elle très bien entretenu et propre avec du p… More
“Fantastic Riad in the heart of Marrakech”
Reviewed 25 Nov 2015
Fantastic Riad in the heart of Marrakech, close to all the action in a quiet side street. Fatima the housekeeper will look after you and cook you the most authentic meals and breakfasts. Our fist trip… More
“Oasis of Calm from the madness of Marrakech”
Reviewed 26 Oct 2015
We had always wanted to visit Marrakech and found this fabulous Riad and liaising with Pierre (the owner) could not have been easier.
Pierre provided suggestions of things to do and places to go, a… More
One of two yurts set on a private peninsula in the heart of Emsworth Marina. We offer a nautical stay in a beautiful woodland setting. Surrounded by luxury yachts and cruisers this 'glamping' experience really is unique. Ideal for couples/families (MAXIMUM 2 ADULTS per …see more
Beautiful bell tent and cosy wood cabin. Each sleep 2 and can be set up as doubles or singles. Cabin has shower, toilet, mini kitchen, bbq, seating area, TV/DVD & sunny deck. True glamping - no sharing with other campers. Perfect for families, small groups or 2 couples. …see more
When you decide to visit our property, you will appear in 19th century tower just in centre of Slaný. Small czech town with many bars, pubs, sightseeings, friendly people and even local brewery. 25 – 35 minutes (bus) 20 minutes (car, taxi) from the Prague airport. S …see more
“Stylish Holiday Property” Easy to find, situated on the Main Road and ideally situated for Southwold, Africa Live at Kessingland, Lowestoft, Oulton Broad, Great Yarmouth beyond. Good parking facilities and Pubs, Takeaway Food, and both small general s
“We couldn't have chosen better.” There were ten of us in total - and we don't always get the opportunity to get together and spend quality time with each other, so our stay at the watermill was completely brilliant.
The house is really perfect: i
It's a beautiful place to be ..we enjoyed our visit but would recommend to put heating on before visitors arrive as it was freezing cold the first night . Also several lights were not working .. Just … More
“A great place to stay in Scotland” The Jute store is a very well kept home away from home. It has all the modern amenities and then some. We thoroughly enjoyed our time there and it was great to come back "home" after a day of touring. Much more comfo
Beautiful cottage with stunning views over the river Ericht. If I had to imagine what an ideal Scottish holiday home would be like, this would be pretty close to the mark. Great kitchen and facilities… More
Thank you very much for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you all back again soon!
“Scottish Idyll Near the Highlands”
Reviewed 29 May 2013
Our recent stay at the Jute Store at Brooklinn Mill was everything we hoped for. Situated in east Perthsire, one mile from the convenient town of Blairgowrie, it is only a little more than an hour's… More
Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed both the location and the house so much and hope to welcome you back some time soon.
“Perfect” Loved every thing about the cottage , it was so light and airy and spotless ,the first thing I always check is the Bedding !! it was perfect absolutely spotless and comfy , as my husband and I are 74 and 78 the only problem for us was access
“Houseboat for relaxation and with exellent view.” We spend 6 days on Humpy Dumpy. It was a great place to arrive home to after exploriating northern Holland during the day. I would have liked to have more time on the boat. using the bikes and renting
After all the hustle and bustle of an Indian city life, the stay at The Humpy Dumpy was just what I needed. We are constantly surrounded with noise and the stress and pressures of our daily lives that… More
One of two self catering yurts set on a private peninsula in the heart of Emsworth Marina. We offer a nautical stay in a beautiful woodland setting. Surrounded by luxury yachts and cruisers this 'glamping' experience really is unique. Ideal for couples/families (MAXIMU …see more
Trickers Mill is a 5 storey Grade 2 listed Tower Windmill with its own
private courtyard in the heart of Woodbridge close to the Market Square.
The ground floor and first floors have been converted to provide fabulous
accommodation for two people. From the bedroom the …see more
“Excellent!!” Very enjoyable long weekend break at 'The Retreat'. The converted chapel had everything we needed and the underfloor heating kept us nice & warm. The views were amazing and the hill-walking was just what we needed to get some fresh air. T
“Perfect place to stay!” From the moment we arrived we were made to feel at home and welcomed to join them in the farm area which was great for our daughter and us...!
The huts are immaculate and well equipped plus they provide the essentials so no
The shepherds hut was stunning, set in a beautiful orchard on a farm. The owner, Alicia greeted us on arrival & ran through how things worked in the hut. Fresh bread, milk, butter & jam were laid out … More
Oh bless, I didn't know she was tearful, how lovely that she enjoyed it so much, you will certainly have to return soon. Thanks for your comments, so glad you enjoyed your time with us. It was great to meet you and Libby and of course your gorgeous pooches.
Until next time!
Reviewed 6 Sep 2016
This place is a must if you love walking and tranquility. Two really nice local pubs with great food and drink. This place is great for dogs and Alicia is a fab host. Will be returning. … More
Thank you Joanne, it was really nice to meet you both and gorgeous Teddy too, hope to welcome you here again!
“A marvellous & Magical Halloween Break”
Reviewed 1 Nov 2016
Everything about our stay was perfect from Alicia's greeting on our arrival to being waved off as we left. The huts are decorated to a high standard, with quality fittings and fixtures throughout as w… More
Thank you for your kind comments Anna, I'm so pleased you guys had such a great time. The day after you left Dumbo the pig gave birth to 10 piglets such rotten timing that you missed it. Hopefully next time you will get better luck! Your pumpkins look amazing by the way!
Hope to see you again soon!
This is heaven for the country lover.There is 15 acres with kitchen garden plant life to be enjoyed included a selection of fruit trees.Far enough from the regular tourist trails ,yet within a short drive of many attractions of the Loire valleyThe Le Mans race track is …see more
Join us on our 42' Sailboat in the magical islands in the San Blas. These islands are off the Panama Caribbean coast and home to the indigenous Kuna Indians. There are 340 islands that are covered with sandy beaches and palm trees. We love to sail and we'll do …see more
“A peaceful and comfortable sail along the Marne” We had a great time sailing along the Marne and through the locks between Paris and Epernay. The boat is comfortable and well-equipped and the owner/pilot friendly and welcoming. There was food and win
We took a 4 day tour on this boat, it was wonderful. There were six adults, all friends middle aged, except for our children who came for a day, a meal and a swim.. First we enjoyed quiet and lusciou… More
“C'etait super, un depaysement total!!”
Reviewed 14 May 2014
Super acceuil, on s'y sent tres bien et l'on a plus envie de repartir..
La peniche est tres grande et fonctionnelle.
J'y retourne dès que mon emploi du temps me le permet!!!!… More
A traditional 'Trullo/lamia' in a tranquil setting. Ideal for a couple or up to 4 people. There is ample space on the sunny, south-facing terrace for the table, chairs and sun loungers. A mature almond tree, a covered pergola and umbrellas provide shade.Ideal …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! Suitable for couples + 1 child. Other apartments available. …see more
“Great location” Our second year visiting the Old Chapel, it is perfectly situated for us walkers and cyclists, up a lane into the forest, has everything and more that a family could need whilst on holiday, home from home; this time we didn't use the l
The converted Chapel is beautifully transformed into a wonderful home in a delightful setting and the owners have thought of simply everything you could possibly wish for and need. We returned home l… More
“A place to rest, recharge and relax”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2011
I was expecting something a bit unusual (how does one convert a Chapel into a dwelling...) and I wasn't disappointed, the Old Chapel has lots of charm and quirkiness and at the same time it is very … More
River Breez Is a 6-8 berth luxury houseboat moored at Mannum Waters Marina. Just over 1hr from Adelaide & I can arrange transfers for you.
Embracing an open design concept with a contemporary interior, our elegance and sophistication will suit the most discerning guest …see more
Our Shepherd's Hut has been hand built and finished to a high specification. It comes with TV, Full Oven, Full Fridge, Hot and Cold Water, Heating and Lighting as well as its own Gas Barbecue, Table and Chairs.. It has a superb Sofa Bed which sleeps two in comfort on a …see more
EXCLUSIVE USE, and available all year round, this perfectly appointed liveaboard moored in the most idyllic palm fronted Hampton Court marina.
“Eucala” is a very beautiful and cleverly laid out classic French motor yacht with a really rich heritage. We have rece …see more
Halong Silversea Cruise is a luxurious and classic style junk cruises offers the perfect mix in traditional elegance and modern comfort, experience the world's natural heritage site Halong bay in Asian style.
Halong Silversea Cruise features 18 comfortable rooms, wide …see more
“Brilliant, but slightly dated” Went to stay for a week at the end of Feb, Warren was very welcoming and showed us how to use all the gadgets/tablet controlled television etc. We had a fantastic time, and the pool was the perfect size.
Positives - Sp
Friendly greeting, shown round and everything was explained clearly. The villa was spotless and everything worked. There is plenty for everyone to do and you can still chat to one another from the poo… More
Reviewed 16 Aug 2016
Myself, my husband and 3 other couples (8 of us) stayed at the warren villa to celebrate 4 30th birthdays.
On arrival we were amazed how lovely the villa was. We had everything at the villa that we… More
Please to hear you enjoyed your stay and will be returning in the future. Some of the garden furniture has been replaced and we are completely overhauling the garden area in winter with a new patio. The fridge freezer I think may of needed tuning up. The racing game has had the steering wheel replaced that I think was done while you were there so all ok now hopefully. We are always doing upgrades and maintenance and we aim to have everything functioning correctly but sometimes things do go wrong and we do all we can to rectify the problem ASAP. Always appreciate feedback from guests and thank you for the review
“An excellent base for a Norfolk holiday.” A warm welcome from Ian and some lovely scones on our arrival.
A great place to sit and relax or to use as a base to explore the countryside and great beaches of Norfolk.
We would like to say a huge thankyou to Ian and Debbie. Yiu have an amazing jouse is a picture perfect location. Nothing was too much trouble and everything we requested prior to our arrival was answe… More
Many thanks for taking the time to review your visit to The Old School House. Really pleased you had a great weekend. The visiting chef really enjoyed meeting you and cooking for you.
“Picturesque and quiet cottage, perfect for families”
Reviewed 16 May 2012
We rented this cottage with a group of friends over a long holiday weekend. The place is quiet and perfectly picturesque, and has everything needed for an enjoyable weekend. The landlord & lady are v… More