Unusual holiday homes - treehouses, houseboats and yurt holidays

Unusual holiday homes (2984)

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.

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Holiday converted chapel in Whitebrook

Monmouthshire / Whitebrook

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“A great Christmas!” We stayed in the Church over Christmas and had a brilliant week. The church is full of character but has everything you could need to make a home from home. We felt comfortable as soon as we arrived. The surrounding area is beau  …see more

from £100 / night

£545 - £1120 / week

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from £100 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday shepherds hut in Whashton

Richmond / Whashton

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Idyllic location, beautifully crafted interior, attention to detail, area of outstanding beauty  …see more

from £75 / night

£400 / week

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from £75 / night

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Houseboat rental in Alappuzha

Kerala / Alappuzha

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
The outside exists of:Open lounge deck, Barbecue and Roof top sun.  …see more

from £65 / night

£360 - £465 / week

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from £65 / night

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Holiday riad with swimming pool in Ancient Medina

Essaouira / Ancient Medina

6 12 3 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
Imposing, recently renovated villa with beautiful garden and plunge pool, situated just behind the ancient city walls and overlooking the beach. Sleeps 2- 12  …see more

from £300 / night

£750 / week

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from £300 / night

20

Castle rental in Stia

Province of Arezzo / Stia

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Medieval Little Guard Tower situated in a beautiful and undiscovered corner of Tuscany, the Casentino Valley, between Arezzo and Florence. Enjoy the beauty and peace of the ancient hamlet of Porciano with its stone paved walkways, centuries old church and breathtaking v  …see more

from £47 / night

£327 - £348 / week

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from £47 / night

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Holiday castle in Larkhall

South Lanarkshire / Larkhall

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
<p>This fifteenth century castle, which sleeps 4 adults, is sited between Glasgow and Edinburgh overlooking the Ochil hills. It is rustic in style with stone floors, painted ceilings and stone clad walls throughout. Set on 4 floors, with the highligh...  …see more

from £158 / night

£1100 - £5500 / week

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from £158 / night

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Holiday castle in Oldcastle

County Meath / Oldcastle

6 12 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Situated amidst majestic trees in the tranquil countryside on the County Meath and Cavan border, the castle commands magnificent views of Lough Sheelin, a 4500 acre lake famous for it's brown trout and liberally stocked perch and large pike.  …see more

from £578 / night

£4038 / week

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from £578 / night

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State of Santa Catarina / Sao Francisco do Sul

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

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from £166 / night

£1200 / week

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from £166 / night

(23) Excellent 

24

Holiday tree house in Whippingham

Isle of Wight / Whippingham

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Stunning” If you want something that is a little bit different, but also want quality ... then this is the place. We spent a fabulous week at the Treehouse. What an amazing place. The location is great, literally 15mins from the East Cowes ferry, w  …see more

from £150 / night

£550 - £1300 / week

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from £150 / night

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Holiday trullo with swimming pool in Castellana Grotte

Province of Bari / Castellana Grotte

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
In the heart of the most authentic Puglia, between uninterrupted dry stone walls and the olive trees that dominate the landscape, it stands this traditional complex of trulli with private pool, consists of two typical houses in trulli stone. First one, Trullo Acquario,  …see more

from £110 / night

£768 - £1536 / week

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from £110 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Maret / Lamai Beach

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £66 / night

£431 - £579 / week

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from £66 / night

10

Holiday tower in Slany

Central Bohemian Region / Slany

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
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  …see more

from £24 / night

£165 / week

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from £24 / night

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Lisbon District / Ericeira

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £252 / night

£1760 / week

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from £252 / night

(8) Excellent 

24

Chamberet holiday watermill rental

Correze / Chamberet

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Surrounded by acres of forest, next to a river and out of sight of any neighbours our old mill is a great place to get away from it all. It is very spacious, has two fireplaces, two double bedrooms (plus a bunk-bed for children) and a great kitchen.The old mill  …see more

from £70 / night

£609 - £853 / week

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from £70 / night

24

Watermill rental in Los Barrios with swimming pool

Costa de la Luz / Los Barrios

6 10 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
Ideal for families with young children - plenty of toys and activities on the farm and at the property. Central and unique location on an organic cattle and cork farm . Learn more about the fascinating cork industry. Enjoy the beaches of the Costa de la Luz - Tarifa, Bo  …see more

from £373 / night

£2609 / week

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from £373 / night

10

Jura / Ounans

7 14 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

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from £696 / night

£3392 - £3827 / week

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from £696 / night

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Newtownbutler holiday castle rental

County Fermanagh / Newtownbutler

6 12 3 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 nights min
  • Private garden
Set on 1900 acres of National Trust Parkland overlooking Upper Lough Erne, 4 miles from Newtownbutler, 7 miles from Lisnaskea lies this wing of castle which features the charm of a castle whilst offering modern facilities, all rooms en-suite, free Wi-Fi and the option o  …see more

from £1440 / night

£7200 / week

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from £1440 / night

(3) Very Good 

21

Milos / Plaka

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £174 / night

£1435 - £2218 / week

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from £174 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday converted chapel with golf nearby in Ramsgate

Isle of Thanet / Ramsgate

3 10 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful accommodation - would highly recommend!” My family and I stayed in The Chapel and Well Cottage and had a wonderful time. The cottages were lovely and had everything we needed. I would like to thank Suzanne for being so hospitable. She made s  …see more

from £250 / night

£650 - £1130 / week

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from £250 / night

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Charente-Maritime / La Rochelle

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Suitable for children age 5+

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from £118 / night

£822 / week

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from £118 / night

31

Seine-Maritime / Etretat

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

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from £122 / night

£853 - £1035 / week

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from £122 / night

(1) Excellent 

32

Holiday trullo rental

Province of Brindisi / Cisternino

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Trullo Lammas is a recently renovated stylish two bedroom trullo sleeping a maximum of 6 guests. Furnished in a "shabby chic" style with antique lighting. Boasting lovely views over the Itria Valley sitting in a hectare of land with olive groves, fig and apric  …see more

from £129 / night

£900 - £1550 / week

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from £129 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Ceglie Messapica holiday trullo rental

Province of Brindisi / Ceglie Messapica

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden
“Great house” Nice trulli, really close to Ceglia and Martina Franca. Only half an hour by car to the beach. Clean house with perfect kitchen. Two bedrooms (each 2 persons) and one room with couch for 2 more people to sleep. Please keep in mind that th  …see more

from £122 / night

£843 - £2106 / week

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from £122 / night

10

Province of Brindisi / San Michele Salentino

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £87 / night

£696 - £1653 / week

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from £87 / night

(12) Excellent 

11

Holiday riad in Marrakech

Marrakech / Medina

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
“A calm oasis in Marrakech” We had this beautiful riad all to ourselves and were very comfortable with our two very young children (a three year old and a baby). It was lovely to come home from the heat and bustle of the city and a treat to have a ligh  …see more

from £42 / night

£251 - £543 / week

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from £42 / night

6

Seine-et-Marne / Voulangis

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden

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from £70 / night

£348 / week

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from £70 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday converted chapel in Wirksworth

Derbyshire / Wirksworth

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
“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  …see more

from £75 / night

£450 / week

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from £75 / night

(5) Excellent 

24

Holiday shepherds hut in Alvescot

Burford / Alvescot

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Rectory Camp is a superb converted railway goods wagon nestled on the headland of a 20 acre meadow on the edge of the Cotswolds. An idyllic setting for a wonderful country getaway, the camp has an indoor kitchen with hob,cooker,fridge and hot and cold water. A wood burn  …see more

from £99 / night

£500 / week

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(2) Very Good 

14

Pico / Prainha de Baixo

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

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from £35 / night

£244 / week

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from £35 / night

(2) Excellent 

7

Holiday boathouse in Blanchetown

South Australia / Blanchetown

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
A very popular 2 - 4 berth houseboat, Scallywag is a breeze to drive and very economical to run. Scallywag is big enough to give you tons of space, but small enough to make you feel confident in setting forth as Captain of your own vessel! Modern, light and airy, take  …see more

from £162 / night

£856 / week

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from £162 / night

(7) Excellent 

15

Holiday cave house in Ponza Island

Province of Latina / Ponza Island

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
Cozy studio equipped with all comforts for a pleasant stay in Ponza, between friends, a couple or family. The studio consists of a bedroom, a kitchen, a bathroom and a splendid terrace that overlooks the Cala is also included in the price of water service pulizia.nel pr  …see more

from £70 / night

£427 / week

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from £70 / night

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Gironde / Cessac

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

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from £61 / night

£427 / week

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from £61 / night

(1) Excellent 

87

Houseboat rental in Dublin

Dublin / Dublin 2

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Sceal Eile is a self catering cruising barge with a fully fitted kitchen, full-size bath with shower located in Dublin City Centre. It has a stove and central heating ,a king size bed, bunk beds, WIFI, a private outdoor space with loads of amenities beside it  …see more

from £144 / night

£974 - £1400 / week

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from £144 / night

(9) Excellent 

25

Holiday watermill with shared pool in Baza

Province of Granada / Baza

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 27 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing, peaceful, away from it all holiday.” Just had a week in La Amapola with my husband and 3 grown up children. We had a wonderful time and particularly enjoyed the peaceful setting. The table tennis kept the family happy whilst I enjoyed the su  …see more

from £36 / night

£246 - £430 / week

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from £36 / night

(1) Excellent 

25

Seine-Maritime / Etretat

4 10 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly

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from £244 / night

£1796 - £2009 / week

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from £244 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday converted chapel in Llwyngwril

Snowdonia National Park / Llwyngwril

2 7 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent location, cosy place!” We travelled up as a group of 7, which can normally make it a bit hard to find a place to stay. However, this place was perfect - it was convenient, easy to find at night, cosy yet spacious enough for all of us. Though  …see more

from £165 / night

£590 - £850 / week

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from £165 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Beach hut rental in Fare

Huahine / Fare

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
Vaivaa is built with local-style Polynesian charm. It has an spacious floor plan, with large airy windows opening to the ocean, gardens and lake. The beautiful lilly covered lake is filled with fish, eels and turtles, which helps keep mosquitos away from Vaivaa. The bun  …see more

from £74 / night

£488 - £546 / week

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from £74 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday riad in Ancient Medina

Essaouira / Ancient Medina

5 10 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Beautiful secluded location in mixed neighborhood of both residential and holiday homes. Flooded with light, very thick walls and unusually free from damp. Superb housemaid that visits daily.  …see more

from £80 / night

£495 / week

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from £80 / night

24

Castagneto Carducci / Marina di Castagneto Carducci

1 3 14 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 14 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Car not necessary

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from £24 / night

£166 - £253 / week

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from £24 / night

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Castillejar holiday cave house rental

Province of Granada / Castillejar

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Newly restored cave houses situated in the village of Castillejar offers a unique holiday experience in friendly rural surroundings. The houses have been refurbished to a high standard, but still retains a rustic style with many unique features.The amazing natur  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 / week

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