The Directory of Unusual Places to Stay
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Prices from £100/night
A charming clifftop cabin boasting jaw-dropping, uninterrupted sea views over Whitsand Bay, perfect for a romantic getaway.
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Prices from £75/night
An 18th century granary converted for a unique waterside stay with its own quay, in Calstock. Sleeps 2+2.
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Prices from £80/night
Native American tipi site set in a Cornish woodland valley around a spring-fed lake. Closed in winter.
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Prices from £69/night
Treehouse for 2 with coastal views plus luxury eco-pods for 2+2, good for families. On farmland close to beaches in Bude.
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Prices from £65/night
A delightful old fisherman's cottage, renovated for holiday rentals for 4. Fantastic cove views, near Mevagissey. Stays for 2-7 nights.
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Prices from £60/night
Peaceful glamping on the edge of Bodmin Moor. Luxurious yurts + Hot Tub. Closed in winter. Exclusive hire possible - great for HEN PARTIES.
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Prices from £60/night
Great holiday for rail enthusiasts, families, couples, dogs, + those wanting wheelchair access. Restored carriages in St Germans & in Hayle.
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Prices from £112/night
A converted World War II operations bunker sleeping 6 guests. Providing a unique coastal holiday experience. 2 night min stay.
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Prices from £50/night
If you go down to the woods today, you're sure of a big surprise – a beautifully-bespoke, excellently-equipped hideaway with stunning country views.
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Prices from £85/night
Private log cabin perched on the cliff above Portholland. The perfect escape with only the sounds of the waves & birds, sleeps couple or 2+2.
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Idyllic cabins+hot tubs set by a millpond. Towering pines,stunning views,activities. OFFER:Quote QUIRKY10 for 10% discount on stays taken by Dec 2020.
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Prices from £52/night
Tin Mine! Count House & Smithy now riverside retreats for 2 + dogs near Calstock. Log fires, views, wildlife, ruins, peace. Min 2 night stay.
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Prices from £42/night
Nestling beside the river this little cottage is in the heart of nature yet centrally placed for exploring west Cornwall.
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Prices from £81/night
Off grid site with eco-friendly collection of cabins - hobbit house, wooden yurt, converted horse-box made from reclaimed materials near Padstow.
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Prices from £93/night
Enjoy living off-grid in this secluded house with stunning sea views on the Cornish coast near Looe. Hot tub optional extra.
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A cottage for 4 connected to St Anthonys Lighthouse, located at the furthest point of the stunning Roseland Peninsula. 2 night min stay.
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Prices from £70/night
A unique holiday in a cosy boathouse for 2-5 people in the small Cornish village of Porkellis, near Falmouth.
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Prices from £85/night
Three unique cabins with sea views, ensuite + kitchen facilities sleep 2/4 near Looe.
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Prices from £84/night
Modern lodge with sea views in Bude sleeps up to 6 people. 3 night min stay with Monday/Friday arrivals. Other lodges on site sleep 4-6 people.
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Prices from £100/night
Beautiful seaside cottage right at the beach at Goran Haven. Sleeps up to 6 people.
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A former Tea Hut now offers accommodation with beach views from its coastal path location, near Millbrook, for 6-8 guests.
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Prices from £99/night
Contemporary bungalow with stunning wild garden in the seaside town of Porthcurno sleeps 8. Min 4 night stay. Children & dogs welcome.
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Prices from £45/night
Modern lodge with lake-side location sleeps 2 near the village of Bradworthy. 3 night minimum stay.
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Prices from £72/night
A converted wing of a Grade II listed Cornish mansion, standing upon a 42-acre private estate. Sleeps 6. 2 night min stay.
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Prices from £164/night
Cottage overlooking Gorran Haven Beach sleeps 4 people. Minimum 7 night stay with Saturday arrivals.
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Spacious Mongolian Yurt, close to beautiful picturesque fishing village of Bude & stunning beaches, sleeps 2+2 guests. Open Apr-Oct. 2 nt min stay.
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Prices from £61/night
Rural retreat for 2 in an open plan lodge that has a large south facing garden near Callington. No children or pets. Min 7 night stay.
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Special location with 2 shepherds huts, one with private Hot Tub. Enjoy tennis, riding and a pool, near Looe. Or stay in a house with seaviews for 2-6.
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Prices from £87/night
Spacious House with seaviews sleeps 6 in Newquay. 7 night min stay with Friday arrivals in August otherwise 2 night min stay.
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Prices from £65/night
Grade ll listed cottage for 6 with many original features in Kingsand.
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Prices from £61/night
Contemporary apartment for 2 in Newquay overlooking Fistral Beach with themed courtyard and surfing opportunities.
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Prices from £85/night
Renovated chapel with many original features including pulpit and stained glass windows near St Austell. Great for gathering - can sleep up to 9.
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Prices from £81/night
Apartment sleeping 4 with stunning views over Mawgan Porth Bay near Newquay. Min 3 night stay.
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A luxurious yet cosy waterfront apartment perfect for a romantic get-away on the River Fowey.
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Prices from £42/night
Modern open plan apartment sleeps 2 in the central location of Launceston. Relax on the acres of farmland and enjoy the views. Minimum 3 night stay.
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Prices from £182/night
Restored 19th century property sleeps 4 in the seaside village or Gorran Haven. Min 7 night stay with Saturday arrivals.
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Keeping with the Eden spirit of sustainable living this YHA, with all modern facilities is within walking distance to the Eden Project
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Georgian mansion close to the coast offers dorm and private rooms plus bell tents
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Wooden lodge sleeps 4 on the Wheal Dream resort offers you a rural getaway with facilities including a restaurant and foot golf! 3 night min stay.
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Prices from £60/night
Contemporary apartment in Newquay for 6 with stunning views of Fistral Beach & golf course. 2 night minimum stay with 2 bedrooms + 1 sofa bed.
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Prices from £205/night
Beautiful shepherds hut for 2 + 1 dog in the countryside near St Austell. With BBQ, lovely outdoor seating areas + fabulous views.
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Prices from £59/night
Converted chapel offers a quaint rural escape close to the Camel Trail near Wadebridge. Shared swimming pool and sauna on site!
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Bright and welcoming lighthouse cottage on the southern most point of Britain offers a rural unique stay near Helston.
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Modern cottage at Trevose Head Lighthouse offers a rural escape and a breath of fresh air!
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Prices from £73/night
Stylish, spacious dog-friendly shepherd’s hut with hot tub and panoramic countryside views, perfect for a family holiday or romantic break alike.
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Prices from £80/night
This delightful shepherd’s hut ticks all the boxes – spectacular sea views, a hot tub and comfortable, roomy, well-equipped accommodation.
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Prices from £62/night
Terrific Tregwelan is sure to make you say ‘wow’, with spectacular estuary views, one-of-a-kind location and oodles of style and comfort.
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Prices from £63/night
Perfect for a family holiday, in a spacious meadow with fire-pit BBQ, swings and trampoline, just a short drive from the north Cornish coast.
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Prices from £76/night
There is oodles on offer at this luxury log cabin, surrounded by meadows, woodland and a lake, with rope swings, a hammock, football goals and more.
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Prices from £50/night
Exactly what it says on the tin, the spectacular views from this comfortable and well-equipped pod are sure to make you say wow.
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Prices from £74/night
A terrific safari tent with all you could need for a comfortable stay, sat in a wildflower meadow just a few minutes’ drive from two great beaches.
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Prices from £49/night
Surrounded by plants, fields and a babbling brook, this stunning hut is off the beaten track yet within easy reach of ever-popular St Ives.
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Prices from £55/night
A super-cool converted shipping container with all you could need, nestled in a wildflower meadow just a short drive from two brilliant beaches.
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Prices from £52/night
This glorious getaway is perfect for exploring this fabulous part of the West Country, from the Helford River to the Lizard Peninsula and more!
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Prices from £56/night
A completely charming and comfortable woodland cabin hidden in the trees, perfectly located for exploring the fantastic north Cornish Coast.
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Prices from £45/night
Beautifully hand-crafted hut with plenty of places to explore nearby, from parklands, gardens and coast paths to vintage shops and cute towns.