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.
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; Pet friendly;
Foxton Locks lodge provides the perfect getaway from the stresses of every day life. You'll find a perfect retreat from which you can explore the glorious surrounding countryside and numerous local gems, including the famous Foxton Locks.Our stunning log cabin is a …see more
I could not fault foxton locks lodges one bit, The service was amazing and they couldn't of been more accommodating. Such lovely friendly place to stay. I would recommend to anyone. I Will Most certa… More
Child friendly ; Car advised; Ask about pets;
Enjoy a romantic rural getaway in a newly built log cabin situated in the peaceful English Liddel Valley, Penton, Cumbria. The cabin is constructed from locally felled larch trees and has a cedar shingle roof, it is in a truly fantastic private location on the banks of …see more
“This review won't do the cabin justice - a genuine must see”
Reviewed 4 Jun 2014
The cabin really is a masterpiece of craftsmanship in every department equalled only by the lovely surroundings. The attention to detail shown by Simon and Dominique really does ensure your stay here … More
Reviewed 12 Sep 2013
This lodge did not dissapoint one bit, it really is amazing and the views are unbeatable. The cabin is built to a very high standard and Dominique and Simon have furnished the interior superbly with n… More
“Fantastic cabin in lovely surroundings x”
Reviewed 22 May 2013
Friendly helpful owners,we were so relaxed 3 kids and the dog loved it long walks then back to log fire to warm up,chilling in hot tub to relax and unwind with the sound of the river and the birds,bes… More
Apartment 3 (70m ²): The apartment offers accommodation for 5 people. It has a bedroom with double bed and a single bed and is accessed through a walk in closet room with large wardrobe. In this room one sleeps with the stars in the night sky peeping through the skylig …see more
Both cabins have been furnished to a very high standard with excellent facilities such as wood burning stove,sauna,spa bath,broadband and wi-fi internet,i pod dock. Rodel is a small peaceful village on the south end of the island it's a perfect base to explore Harr …see more
“Fabulous sauna, spotless chalet with every detail well thought out”
Reviewed 12 Jun 2012
A wonderful chalet, so well planned, with everything of the highest quality (I'd never seen Harris Tweed curtains before). The sauna was the best place to unwind after a day's walking or cycling, an… More
Set in this magical winter wonderland Lappish village. Our log cabin comes complete with all mod-cons, including private sauna and log fire. It is situated at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac on the edge of the National Park, but near enough for you to walk to all the attr …see more
Excellent service from start to finish. This is our second time back here to this truly magical place. The village is lovely and quiet but has everything you need within walking distance. The superma… More
“Excellent stay, great location”
Reviewed 17 Mar 2014
Lovely clean log cabin with all the comforts of home. Short walk to ski bus, supermarket and the many restaurants, but also far enough away to give the feeling of being in your own little world. Just… More
Reviewed 9 Jan 2014
We visited Akaslompolo and stayed in the Dasher cabin in December 2013. It really was a fantastic holiday and was so much more than we had expected.
Jane was so helpful in helping us organise the h… More
A 4 star rated log cabin.Open plan living,dining, and kitchen area. A home from home. Warm and cozy in the winter, cool and airy in the summer.Furnished and equip to a high standard with patio doors leading outside to a patio area. There is a driving range and golf sho …see more
Child friendly ; Car advised; Pet friendly;
A rural retreat in the peaceful village of Gamblesby set in the backdrop of the Eden Valley. A perfect place to relax, explore, escape from it all and more…..An antidote to the hectic daily routine, but home a from home with all of the modern creature comforts you mig …see more
I had looked forward to this holiday for many months as I had never been to a church for a holiday before ! It was every thing I had imagined and more. The old church from 1868 built of red sandsto… More
“A wonderfully restored Church in a beautiful village - perfect, comfortable & relaxing, surrounded by beautiful scenery”
Reviewed 18 Sep 2015
I visited Old St. John's Church over a weekend, visiting friends and family I haven't seen in a long time. We all travelled from different countries to spend a weekend together away from home/work. Th… More
Reviewed 7 Jul 2014
We had a fantastic time at Old St John's Church. The property is not only beautiful and comfortable but well equipped and located.
We did a fantastic 12 mile hike from the doorstep, taking in Hartsid… More
Chalet Heidi is a large, very comfortable, 3 Star, Tirolean Guesthouse in the farming village of Scheffau. The chalet offers 12 bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities, Balcony, Satellite TV, clock radio with Ipod dock, Telephone, WiFi and Broadband Internet, and a hair …see more
A peaceful relaxing and fun holiday can be enjoyed at Alpine Grove Log Cabins. From the tranquil setting of your own log cabin, you can discover the unique charm of a holiday in beautiful woodland. Here the delights of the outdoor life are on your doorstep, discover the …see more
Child friendly ; Car essential; Pet friendly;
The Old Kirk is very large with lots of interesting different areas within a mezzanine open-plan structure, which gives guests a quiet, peaceful experience even with larger parties. The inside is tastefully, and modestly decorated to make the most of the orifinal church …see more
“Lovely spacious house in a fantastic location with great facilities for children”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2012
We had a lovely relaxing week in a great location. We rented the property as two families with four small children and a dog. There was plenty of space both inside and out for children to run around w… More
Dear guest, we are delighted that you and your friends enjoyed your stay at the Old Kirk. It is particularly suited to such 2 family holidays.
Located in the Irish Lake District on the Leitrim / Cavan border, our luxury log cabins enjoy an idyllic setting in mature pine forest on the banks of the Woodford River some 7km south of the market town of Ballyconnell. The location enjoys fantastic amenities for angl …see more
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car essential;
Neaum Crag is a secluded estate of individually privately owned properties at the Heart of the English Lake District and is set in 18 acres of south facing wooded hillside. Located a short walk from Skelwith Bridge in an area of complete seclusion at the foot of the Lan …see more
“10/10 accommodation, stunning views and location”
Reviewed 7 May 2014
First time to the Lake District, AND WONT BE THE LAST!
I booked last minute as a surprise for my partner who has been snowed under for weeks at work and desperately needed a break! Booking was easy a… More
Reviewed 9 Jul 2013
Excellent accomodation, excellent location, excellent facilities,
Brian, the owner was nothing short of fantastic. He dealt with queries, came to meet me on the day of arrival, leaving flowers & a bo… More
“Excellent first class treatment”
Reviewed 4 Dec 2012
Fantastic booking experience and accommodation. Could not fault our weekend away.
Very clean linen and warm cozy continuous heating. The owner knows how to please and has every aspect of letting cov… More
Child friendly ; Car essential; No pets allowed;
Our timber lodge, made from Scandinavian redwood, provides comfortable year round accommodation in a rural setting with views over our open fields. The lodge combines generous living space with two bedrooms (double and twin), integrated kitchen/diner, bathroom with show …see more
“Excellent lodge and facilities, peaceful yet loads to do.”
Reviewed 1 Sep 2015
We had a brillant stay here for 1 week in August and our 9 and 8 year old children were upset to leave and i have to admit so where we. The accommodation is just like home from home and there's is ple… More
'The hoot' lodge 29, is a spacious log cabin on the eastern banks of Loch Lomond. Well positioned in the Rowardennan estate, there are beautiful views from the lodge across Loch Lomond and of the surrounding mountains.The lodge has four bedrooms: master en su …see more
Great lodge, really well equipped. Plenty of room for 8 guests. Lovely location and views. We had a great holiday. Location is fairly remote with a 40 minute drive to the supermarket, however we would… More
The original boathouse dates back to 1796 and the chalet was built in 1964. The chalet has been modernised over the past couple of years to current standards. The chalet sits on the edge of Lough Carra, a four thousand acre lake in South Mayo in the west of Ireland.Ther …see more
4 separate houses around a courtyard sleeping 14, 6, 6 and 4. Indoor dining hall with hand made oak tables and wooden tables outside, under a large covered terrace and on the lawn so your group can have meals together. Each house also has it's own "private&quo …see more
We were a family group of 17 adults and 4 children, the place was perfect for us.
Beautiful setting, great pool and facilities for small children. Dining room and terrace with seating for us all, bu… More
This is a very rural setting. If it's rows of identical cabins, discotheques and amusement arcades you want then look elsewhere! If you want to wake up to the sound of waves and seabirds and watch kestrels hover above cattle grazing in green meadows from your windo …see more
A perfect get away for romantic couples, a luxury family holiday or that long awaited family reunion, in a stylish log house set on a working farm in the heart of mid Wales. Stay from 3 nights over a weekend, to a 4 night mid week or 7 night week long break. However man …see more
We stayed for a long weekend with my elderly parents, to celebrate an eightieth birthday, and it couldn't have been more suitable. We were made very welcome and the well-equipped accommodation in a lo… More
Reviewed 17 May 2011
Me, my parter and our two friends stayed in the Ty Peren cabin between the bank holidays in April and had an absolutely fantastic time.
The location is amazing, it was great waking up to the little… More
“luxurious cabin in a peaceful location”
Reviewed 15 Mar 2016
The perfect place for a retreat away from urban life. No light pollution, no noise pollution, no air pollution. The cabin is a work of art with all the facilities you will need. Was greeted on arrival… More
Thank you. Very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.
Haus Lowe was built in December 2004. It has 5 self catering apartments sleeping up to a total of 20 adults (2 x two bedroom apartments, 2 x one bedroom apartments and a studio apartment. All apartments have private en-suite facilities. There is a small bar, heated s …see more
Ski; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Chalet de l'Ours is a traditional farmhouse in the charming ski resort of Sainte Foy-Tarentaise. At 115sqm it is considerably larger than most 3 bedroom apartments and offers a very large open plan living/dining/kitchen area with some stunning mountain views.
Please se …see more
We are a family of 4 and stayed for a week at the chalet de l'ours. It is very cosy and confortable, with beautiful and quality furnishings. The beds are very comfy too and the kitchen is very well fu… More
The Home SummaryWurda is a secluded mountain chalet in the eastern end of the Lesachtal valley, near the Tyrol / Carinthia border. The property is at approx. 1100m asl on the southern side of the Lienz Dolomites, towering over 300m above the valley floor, it sleeps 6 to …see more
We travelled up from Treviso to stay at Wurda (it's just across the boader). The journey was easy and the location of the house is fantastic. Great views and a really nice place to get away from it al… More
With a Private heated pool and tennis court, Chateau des Egrons is set in the Gironde Hills bodering the Dordogne, Gironde & Lot-et-Garonne in the heart of the vineyards of SW France. The Chateau is an elegant home that has lots of space and comfort . All linen is pro …see more
We were told about Chateau des Egrons by friends from Australia who raved about their stay a couple of years ago. We booked in September and arrived in force; 3 generations of us! The place surpasse… More
Dear James, so glad you enjoyed your stay.
“We could not tear ourselves away!”
Reviewed 2 May 2012
We stayed at Chateau des Egrons in June 2011 and we had a week of hot sun and a second week of cloud and rain. Our parents and our young children were with us and we did not know what to expect. The… More
Thanks Jamie for booking again and best wishes for 2016
Ben Lui is a renovated and lovingly cared for log cabin on the former Forestry Commision land at Dalavich on the shores of the beautiful and tranquil Loch Awe. It is set centrally in approx 1/4 acre of mixed grassland and copse,which is viewed from the new balcony and …see more
Had a lovely long weekend relaxing in front the the fire which was great. The cabin although small was very comfortable. Had a great meal onsite. Owners very helpful.… More
“Will definately be back!”
Reviewed 1 Feb 2013
We stayed at New Year and were welcomed with the logburner in full flow! We were looking for somewhere where we could relax and ben lui did not disappoint. The cabin has a lovely homely feeling to it … More
“Perfect location with a cosy place to stay after a lond day.”
Reviewed 21 Nov 2012
We had a fantastic stay at Ben Lui.The cabin managed to fit all six of us (2 adults,4 small children),it was cosy but the kids loved it and the verandah was the perfect place to eat when the weather w… More
SHORT BREAKS discount on night 3 & 4 just ask NEW DECKING 90sqm RIGHT UP TO THE LAKE Nice up to date real log cabin with great views with full modern kitchen log fire in the lounge with 40 in tv dvd & sky tv with package with you 24in tv in bedroom with dvd full …see more
Recently stayed at goldfinch lodge with extended family for few days. The lodge is very comfortable and big enough for a family and well maintained. The garden is great and the decked area is fantasti… More
From the moment we stepped inside we all started to relax. The Lodge was everything we needed and more a real home from home. The furniture inside and out was all so very comfortable. The … More
“Fantastic lodge in a beautiful lakeside location”
Reviewed 16 Jun 2012
We stayed wth our 1 year old boy and were very impressed by the large, clean and homely lodge. The garden was excellent with a child friendly area and gated adult decking overlooking the water ski lak… More
Welcome to Dreamers Corner, our holiday home from home.Set within a well established family park, ideal for a relaxing break, family fun or discovering the delights of the Norfolk Broads and the beautiful East Coast.Wild Duck holiday park has everything you could think …see more
I have stayed in caravans before, but these have been pretty cramped and 'make do with what you have spaces!'.
When we arrived at Dreamers Corner, my partner was so shocked to see there were three… More
“This caravan is a real home from home”
Reviewed 12 Sep 2013
What we really liked about this caravan was all the little extras that you wouldn't get if you booked through the holiday park. There was a washing line, washing machine and tumble dryer, dvd player a… More
“Home from Home”
Reviewed 23 Jun 2013
Excellent holiday home which was spotlessly clean and very well kitted out. Would recommend this for any family. Excellent amenities on the site especially for families and some great places to eat ou… More
This fabulous Maison de Maitre (Master's House) dates back to 1825.
The house has over 600 square metres of living space with high ceilings, shutters and all that you would expect from a property of the calibre but with mod cons such as internet, SONOS sound system, …see more
Converted Mill located in a beautiful rural location within a converted farm steading. Excellent base for walking, cycling, fishing, horse riding, or just relaxing. The mill is approximately 2.5 miles from the villages of Lochfoot, Crocketford and Haugh of Urr and 8 mi …see more
We stayed at Burnbrae over Christmas. Allan provided a lovely decorated tree, and there was a delicious cake waiting for us when we arrived. The house is warm and comfortable, and in a stunning locati… More
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Rowardennan
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Child friendly ; Car advised; Pet friendly;
Loch Lomond lodge is a privately owned log cabin on the beautiful eastern shores of Loch Lomond and has the prime position on the estate at Rowardennan, with fantastic views from every window.
The open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area have beautiful views over the …see more
Of all the lodges in the area, this one is probably in the best location. The views of the loch and the surrounding mountains are stunning.
The inside is just as good. It would easily cope with eight… More
Thank you so much for your lovely comments, very much appreciated.
“Beautiful location, so peaceful and relaxing”
Reviewed 19 Jun 2014
We stayed at Rowardennan Lodge for nine nights from 7-16 June 2014 and had one of the best holiday experiences ever. The lodge was spotlessly clean and well-equipped and it was lovely to meet Irene, … More
Thank you very much for taking the time to review Loch Lomond lodge and a big thank you for your lovely comments, very much appreciated.
“Another fantastic holiday”
Reviewed 18 Jun 2014
Another fantastic stay at lodge 30 the new kitchen looks great. Everything your could want is there for a great relaxing holiday in ghis beautiful part of the world.… More
So glad you liked the new kitchen and you'll love the new beds when you return next year, thanks for being such lovely guests.
Do you want to get away from it all?, if so we have the most beautiful tranquil setting with its own private path to the beach, set in an Orchard and Garden where you can relax in a beautiful large hot tub with wooden gazebo, situated in the small east coast village of …see more
Chateau de Milly is a fairytale castle in the Loire valley nestled in more than 30acres of private grounds and woodland walks.This beautifully restored Chateau provides luxurious accommodation for up to 12 guests.With a wonderful heated outdoor pool (15m x 5m) you have …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Car not necessary;
The SpaceITS AN APARTMENT RIGHT ON THE BANKS OF HOLY RIVER GANGA AT HARIDWAR (INDIA). WE HAVE A PRIVATE GHAT. THIS IS THE SECOND HOUSE ON THE RIVER BANK AFTER THE HOLY GANGES ENTERS HARIDWAR. WATER IS CLEAR AND CLEAN AND PRISTINE. FACILITIES INCLUDE HOME COOKED FOOD, WA …see more
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
A spacious apartment in countryside village yet only 45 min. away from Amsterdam. Monument (1860). Lots of character. Exposed beams. Big living. South facing. Fully equiped kitchen. Privacy. Centrally located beween rolling hills of National Park "Utrechtse Heuvelr …see more
St Caprais Maison de Maitre is 200 years old and offers all the charms of an old French country side property only 20 minutes from beautiful beaches of Royan area and lots of stunning historical towns such as Cognac & Talmont. The nearest charming town of Gemozac h …see more
“Wonderful well equipped home, close to lovely beaches”
Reviewed 29 Sep 2012
The house is set in the most beautiful location with lovely gardens in a quiet setting but within a central location for easy access to the whole of the region and it's beaches and historic centres.
“We had a lovely holiday and would happily spend our holiday there all over again!”
Reviewed 3 Jul 2013
Overall a lovely place to get away to, in a good location close enough to sea and some fantastic beaches yet not in the thick of it all. The property was in good order, very spacious and well equippe… More
Le Moulin de St Blaise is just a 15 minute stroll from the local village where you can drop into the local cafe/restaurant for a coffee on the pavement terrace or take a leisurely lunch. The quaint town of La Chartre sur le Loir is just a 5 minute drive away, with bars …see more
Child friendly ; Car essential; Ask about pets;
Deerdale Lodge is a beautiful two bedroom luxury log cabin, sleeping up to 4 people, set within its very own private and secluded grounds. The accommodation is situated in the forest and includes a private out-door hot-tub.The lodge and surroundings are perfectly suite …see more
Lodge is immaculate and has been done to a very high spec. It is well appointed, has a great decking area and the hot tub was fab! Owners are close at hand, are extremely helpful yet respect the priva… More
Thank you for the great review and for taking care of the facilities, we're glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon.