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.
“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
This sixteenth century castle is comfortably furnished and sleeps 8 adults and 2 children. With turnpike stairs to the floors above including a Great Hall, and interesting features including stone walls, vaulted kitchen and a four poster bedroom. ... …see more
Availability of 5 beds Trulli completely renovated, located in a hilly fresh; surrounded by green olive trees and fruit, with a large green area of 10,000 sq. extending from the driveway up to surround the building, the area in front of the trulli equipped with two terr …see more
The lovely Rice mill (Pileria del Riso) of the Castle of Strassoldo di Sopra is in the heart of the castle complex and has access on the castle's wonderful gardens.
It's the ideal place for a totally relaxing holiday in contact with nature, history and culture.
You can …see more
If you are looking for a holiday with a difference, a chance to unwind and reconnect with your loved ones, then this is the holiday for you. Set in an idyllic location on Dartmoor, Sunshine Yurt has the added bonus of being totally private. …see more
Luxury "Glamping" within the grounds of a rural boutique Wine producing Domaine in the Languedoc, South of France. Enjoy the views of surrounding vinyards from your private wooden terrace. Live amongst nature in this large 3 bedroomed open plan wooden based Safari tent …see more
Located on a quiet square and close to all amenities, this beautiful riad combines the charm of traditional materials and European comfort. Ground floor: lounge, living under a beautiful dome, kitchen, laundry, toilet.
1st floor: 2 bedrooms each with bathroom / wc.
We …see more
“Fantastic location and brilliant accommodation” I stayed with 5 friends and the tower was perfect for us, there are a lot of stairs but they were worth climbing, amazing views from the roof, ladder up wasn't really suitable for young children though,
“Total wow factor!, Fantastic accommodation and central to everything!”
Reviewed 14 Apr 2015
I never bother writing reviews unless somewhere genuinely feels like 5 star and this place did. The tower is totally different to what we have stayed in before. The character is fantastic and the bedr… More
Thank you so much for your kind words. We're delighted to hear you had such a great time in York and were able to make full use of all the facilities at the Tower.
It has been our pleasure to have you stay with us and we hope to welcome you back to the Tower soon.
Mike & Nathan
“Central, contemporary and yet characterful”
Reviewed 31 Oct 2014
Lendal Tower is a unique place to stay. Surrounded by the history of this stunning building, you never forget how lucky you are to have the place to yourselves. The rooftop terrace provides a breath… More
It is fantastic to hear you had such a great stay at the Tower and that you found it so unique and perfect for your needs. In particular I am delighted to hear you thoroughly enjoyed the views over from the roof terrace and that the effort in getting up there was worth it!
I am sorry to hear you did occasionally get disturbed on a night. As I mentioned in a previous response we are in talks with English Heritage to have secondary glazing installed and this has now been approved so installation is expected this month (November 2014). If you do decide to stay with us again in the future the sound noise issues should be fully resolved by then.
I do hope you can stay at the Tower again in the future and many thanks for your very kind words regarding your stay.
“Our little slice of magic in the city”
Reviewed 13 Oct 2014
Well all we can say is go! The tower is amazing it's your own tower with views to die for on the doorstep of the minster.
We arrived late, due to traffic leaving Norfolk, and whilst we did inform eve… More
Many thanks for your kind review of the Tower, I am very pleased to hear you had such a great stay. I will pass on your lovely words to Ernestina who I am sure will be delighted to hear that you found her so warm and welcoming.
I would be thrilled if you choose to stay with us again and would be more than happy to welcome you back to the Tower.
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
“Haven in the middle of backwaters” Starting with our arrival, we were warmly welcomed by the staff who also helped us in getting us and our luggage to the boat which was parked away from the jetty and we had to cross over 2 other boats before reaching
Booked a day trip with Nova holidays houseboat on 23rd April .
If you visiting Kerala, then backwaters of Alleppey should not be missed at any cost. Trip in incomplete with Backwaters. it was a lif… More
Housed in a traditional wooden boat, Halong Paloma Cruise offers luxurious cabins with stunning views of the well-known Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as a New World Wonder 2011. It has a rooftop sun terrace and provides free Tai Chi lesson on board …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.
“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
Nika House is located 2 km from Chhatrel, a village on the border of the famous national park of the Thar Desert, which lies 30 km from Jaisalmer and strong.
We invite you to come and relax in our 3 houses typical of the region.
And a unique experience off the tourist t …see more
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Lochearnhead
3 8 7 nights min
7 nights min
Beach / lakeside relaxation
Lochside, beautiful views from the lounge and master bedroom in a stunning setting with views of mountains and Loch. Close to restaurants and bars in the village. In the outstandingly beautiful area of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park.a great choice of golf c …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. …see more
Vothonas is a village situated in the center of the island, 3 kilometers from capital Fira and 2 kilometers from Kamari beach.The village is quiet, not altered by tourism and very easy accessible.From Vothonas begins the natural canyon which have been made by the fo …see more
“Rural chic - Il Torchio Trullo” The Torchio Trullo was absolutely lovely. The recent renovations have created a beautifully modern but sympathetically completed accommodation. The outdoor space is ideal for those seeking absolute solace, peace and qu
Located half a mile from the village of Calstock. Okeltor Boathouse is a perfect base for exploring the Tamar Valley, the mining heritage, wildlife, bird watching, star gazing and more.The property has a private quay and slipway, to explore the Tamar by boat please cont …see more
“Excellent trulli that far exceeded our expectations our children loved it!” We enjoyed a fantastic, relaxing holiday staying in Trulli delle Rondini, a spectacular place.. our 3 children loved the pool and .spent most of their time in it!!, as well as
We have had a wonderfull 2 weeks stay in the trullo. Our children enjoyed the swimming pool and the surroundings of the house a lot and always wanted to stay at home! As we travelled with a friend we… More
“A fabulous property for a complete get-away”
Reviewed 1 Nov 2011
Very simple to book - a couple of emails and we were sorted. Stunning property with fantastic outdoor space. Large pool with plenty of sun loungers and good pergola for shade. House simply furnishe… More
“Brilliant” The villa is the perfect getaway with beautiful views that will take your breath away. This property is the best definition of a holiday getaway as it also has modern day uses such as internet and sky to watch the footy! My wife loved the k
If you need total relaxation and to get away from it all, this is the place for you. There is everything you need from a fully equipped kitchen with more than you can imagine, with space and a home fr… More
Thank You for your kind words.
We look forward to seeing you soon
We are located on sandy beach, with beautiful white sand and wonderful sea view,which can take your breath away.We are new PADI DIVE OPERATOR .Larantuka has 500 years of Portuguese heritage and magnificent landscapes ideal for Adventure.Flores rivals some of worlds best …see more
It is almost impossible to talk about Lanzarote without a reference to the sea. To enjoy a unique experience staying onboard a sailing yacht slightly and sweetly rocked by the sea is something that we will remember our entire life. Enjoy a different holiday!We are LGBT …see more
From 500 euros to 650 euros per night, from 3200 euros to 4700 euros per week.
16 th century manor house located near Valognes, Cherbourg (ferries, 25 km) and the d-day beaches with Utah beach , Omaha beach and sainte mere l’église. You will be made very welcome …see more
Well-appointed privately owned castle and cottage set in its own 12,000 acre estate close to Inverness. Beautiful grounds with plenty of flat lawn areas, surrounded by woodland and enjoying spectacular views down a glen. Comfortable accommodation ... …see more
Walking distance from the old town Jamaa El-Fna and Souks, and 8 mn from downtown Gueliz.
The house is a Moorish style furnished 3 floor cozy Riad with Swimming Pools, 24/7 security entrance and parking.Walking distance to the famous Jamaa El Fna Square.Buses, and tax …see more