The Directory of Unusual Places to Stay
Choose wooden lodges with hot tubs sleeping up to 8 for a relaxing retreat near the Jurassic coast, near Poole. Dogs welcome.
Luxury vintage shepherd's huts (sleeping 2) with stunning views near Jurassic coast. Min 2 night stay.
Luxurious and sustainable hotel just a few minutes walk from Bournemouth beach and the town centre
Adult only site. Luxury glamping including award winning Treehouse. Tree shower, sauna, hot tub. In private woods near Lyme Regis.
Elegant Georgian manor hotel overlooking Chesil Beach with an award-winning restaurant and spa
An adult only chocolate themed hotel near the coast at Bournemouth
Shepherds hut with hot tub, sleeps 2, at the foot of the Melbury Down. 2 night minimum stay. Closed Nov-mid Feb.
A chance to sleep on the cliff face of the Jurassic coast + enjoy stunning views with dinner included.
A lighthouse cottage for 4 in stunning clifftop location at Portland Bill.Shared outdoor pool. 2 night minimum stay
Lakeside location with 2 shepherds huts, each sleeping 2 people. Dogs welcome. 1 night stay available. Near Gillingham
Modern shepherds hut sleeps 2 near Bransgore in the New Forest
Stay in Explorer's Carriage, a glamping wagon in the beautiful county of Dorset. A perfect getaway, sleeps 4. 2 night min stay
Safari tents with HOT TUBS sleeping up to 4-8 at a Holiday Park in Weymouth. Enjoy the pools, spa, onsite restaurants + other facilities. Closed in wi...
Romantic getaway for 2 people in the village of Hooke. 1 dog welcome. 2 night minimum stay.
Impressive adult only bijou hotel with an Edwardian and contemporary twist offers excellent accommodation, close to Boscombe beach
Adult only site with yurts, glamping pods, bell tents, lodges + pitches near Ringwood and South Coast beaches. 2 night min stay
Luxurious state of the art home with indoor pool sleeps 20 people near Lulworth. 2/4 min night stay with Mon/Fri/Sat arrivals
Secluded safari glamping near Crewkerne, sleeps 4, plus dog. Totally private, in fields with open views. 2 nights minimum stay
A boutique hotel perched on a cliff-top location with impressive panoramic views across the bay
Charming former estate worker´s cottage for 3 people in the historic village of Cerne Abbas, near Dorchester. Friday arrivals with 2 night min stay
Totally rebuilt to replicate the original wooden chapel structure, an unusual cottage for 4 near Gillingham. 2 night min stay. No pets
Beautifully restored chapel for 4 near the south coast and the New Forest National Park. Saturday changeover
Converted gun carriage is now a romantic rural getaway for 2 near Shaftesbury. 2 night minimum stay. Dogs welcome
Two rural caravans with stunning views near Bridport. Sleep 4 & 5. Great Pub just down the lane! Tues/Fri arrivals.
Canvas Cottages sleeping 2-4 people in the countryside of Bere Regis. Dogs welcome. Minimum 2 night stay. Open end of March till October
Truly delightful wagon with nostalgic character in a quiet meadow not far from Lyme Regis. Sleeps 2 (+ 1 child). 2 night min stay.
Historic courtyard coastal holiday cottage for 4, alongside a clock tower in Rousdon Estate near Lyme Regis. 3 night min stay
A quality former Georgian Vicarage adjoining the Christchurch Priory. Beaches nearby. Space for up to 15 guests
Grade II listed Georgian townhouse with 7 boutique-style rooms overlooking Weymouth Bay and the 17th century harbour. 2 night min stay
Picturesque shepherds hut for 2 on a working farm, inland from West Bay. 2 night minimum stay