The Directory of Unusual Places to Stay
Woodland cabins, all with hot tubs in Snowdonia National Park. 2-6 guests or groups. Quote QUIRKY05 for 5% discount on stays taken by 31/12/19.
A totally private romantic or family stay in a log cabin with hot tub and pizza oven, on the edge of a forest in SW Wales.
Good value stay at a shepherd's hut near Caersws. A unique glamping experience for 2 - plus your dog is very welcome.
Exclusive self-catering Shepherd's Hut for 2, nestled in a cluster of trees. Views across the valley + of Cadair Idris mountain
Modern hostel with sea views near Tenby, offers dorm + private rooms, plus wooden pods, bell tents + camping. Open March-Oct at weekends + holidays.
A totally private romantic stay in a yurt with hot tub, kitchen, oak king bed, shepherds hut washroom in a forest in SW Wales.
An elegant 12th century castle hotel near Haverfordwest offers adult only accommodation
Cabins + treehouses set in woodland with magnificent rivers & outdoor activities. Quote QUIRKY05 for 5% discount on stays booked and taken by 31/12/19...
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Luxury modern barn near the village of Wigmore + the Welsh border offers amazing views from its hilltop location. Spacious for 2, can sleep 4-5.
This beautifully refurbished gatehouse, in Chepstow, is the ideal couple's retreat.
Escape to a private yurt with exclusive use of a hot tub. The ideal romantic hideaway or family adventure in SW Wales.
Adult only, 2 person unique, romantic cabin - plus Hobbit huts. Set on a small quality campsite near coastal Abersoch.
Properties for 2-4 beside a Victorian shooting lodge by Grouse Moor in North Wales. The Dog House has a stream filled HOT TUB.
Chateau castle hotel by the coast in Anglesey with 22 rooms + self catering options
Brightly decorated unique rooms at this historic hotel in stunning coastal village of Portmeirion
Stunning romantic tree house with hot tub and all mod cons sleeps 2 people near Brecon. 2 night minimum stay. No pets
Stay in the treehouse or one of two yurts in this woodland valley on the Welsh/English border close to Presteigne
A Double Decker bus, eco-pod, yurts or a house for 19. One hot tub on site + views. Good for couples, families, workshops & weddings
Restored lighthouse with rooms with great views over the Bristol Channel and surrounding fields, not far from Cardiff. Dip in the hot tub on the roof
300 year old lighthouse with pool and sauna sleeps 10 people near Dale. 3/7 min night stay in winter/summer with Saturday arrivals. Dogs welcome
A 70's jetplane, a futuristic UFO and other glamping options for unique stays near Tenby. Places for 2-5 guests.
Escape + relax at this off-grid retreat deep in the Dyfi forest. Hike in the hills, splash in the river & relax in your own wood-fired outdoor bath.
An adventurous stay amongst the trees, with views out over countryside at Machynlleth. Suitable for up to 5 guests, min stay 2 nights. VERY POPULAR
Live life on the wild side in this rustic shepherd's hut with HOT TUB for 2 in Welsh Moorland.
Stunning treehouse near Machynlleth sleeps up to 5 people with a minimum 2 night stay
Quirky treehouse near Machynlleth sleeps 4 people on a 2 night minimum stay. No pets
Luxury treehouse with hot tub and 2 Safari Tents with stunning country views, near Welshpool. Adults only.
Created for romance! 2 converted hideaways each with private garden + HOT TUB, + self catering facilities - in countryside near Carno.
Hand built property with glass roof near Abergavenny sleeps 2+2. Monday/Friday arrivals with a minimum 2 night stay. 1 dog welcome
4 cosy wagons well secluded from each other, each sleep 2 + have private hot tubs. In Llangadog with plenty of walking + attractions nearby
Eco-friendly, floating cabins for 2+2 within Neyland Yacht Haven marina, surrounded by woodland of the Coastal National Park.
Stay high above the ground in this authentic treehouse near Machynlleth. Sleeping up to 5 people with a 2 night minimum stay
A special eco-cabin with hot tub, lakeside on farmland near Machnylleth.
Unique property sleeping 4 people in Aberystwyth above the longest funicular railway in Britain. 2 night minimum stay. Dogs welcome
4 beautiful lodges sleeping 2 or 4 guests, each with hot tub overlooking the rural landscape near Newtown. 3/4nt min stay Mon/Fri arrivals
Stay in an authentic tree house high about the ground near Machynlleth. Sleeping up to 5 people. minimum 2 night stay
Travel around in unique + themed campervans. Picks ups from Cornwall, Bristol, London, Wales, Norfolk & the North West. Sleep 2-6.
Award winning eco-friendly and peaceful glamping location in West Wales. Campfires, amazing stars, great views and friendly hosts
Luxury house with hot tub on the edge of Red Wharf Bay sleeps 6 people. 7 night min stay with Friday arrivals. Dogs welcome
Picturesque mid Wales getaway, couples or families. Each luxury lodge sleeps 2-6 and has a HOT TUB from where you can enjoy the views.
A charming hut for 2/4 in peaceful countryside at Brynhaul. Fantastic views of the National Park & a good base for exploring the area.
Tree house near Machynlleth offers a family or couples getaway. Minimum 2 night stay
Restored windmill with views over Anglesey sleeps 4 people. 7 night minimum stay with Saturday arrivals. No pets. Children over the age of 6 only
Luxury group glamping site with 4 safari tents and hot tubs close to Cardigan. Min 3 night stay. Dogs welcome.
Romantic cottage with hot tub sleeps 2. 3 nt min stay. Dogs welcome. No children, except baby
A 58ft narrowboat sleeping up to 6 guests, providing constantly changing scenery and views as it cruises. Based near Nantwich
Gorgeous glamping in yurts, cabins, stable + bunkhouse. Venue hire for large groups of 20-120 guests / individual midweek bookings possible.
2 Unique handcrafted cabins for 2 with amazing views down the Vrynwy valley and into the hills of Mid Wales.
A Victorian building set on the edge of Snowdonia National Park, perched on a cliff overlooking Cardigan Bay
A castle hotel with rich history set amidst parkland in the North Wales countryside, close to Chester
Modern lodge with hot tub sleeps 4 near Welshpool. No pets. 2 night min stay
Surrounded by nature and wildlife and wonderful walks, these cosy huts are perfectly placed in North Wales.
Rural pod with hot tub sleeps 3 people near Stackpole. Minimum 2 night stay
Site in the Cambrian mountains with good value glamping and rail carriages holidays, 200 yards from the River Wye.
Unique toll bridge house on the tidal estuary near Dolgellau sleeps 2 people. Minimum 3 night stay. Monday and Friday arrival days. Dogs welcome
A romantic hideaway for 2 plus a dog and baby in arms, surrounded by rolling hills with many activities and amenities nearby
Grade II listed stationmasters house with stunning views over River Dee near Wrexham sleeps 6 people. 3 night minimum stay. Mon / Fri arrival days. Do...
Situated on the edge of Rudyard Lake this beautifully converted boathouse can sleep up to 8. 2 night min stay
Old Station Masters House sleeps 4 people near Conwy and the Snowdonia National Park. Minimum 3 night stay. No pets
Wildlife habitat near Aberaeron with 4 quirky properties
Shropshire glamping holiday in a genuine 1920's Circus Ringmaster's Wagon. 2 night minimum stay.
Magical wooden hut for up to 4 people near Machynlleth offers a rural getaway. Min 3/4 night stay with Friday/Monday arrivals
Beautifull castle tower for 2 for a romantic getaway with 4 poster bed. 3 nt min stay. Near Colwyn Bay
Lovingly restored bus on a 22 acre nature reserve near Llandeilo sleeps 6 people
Grand and unique - an 1880´s country house with beautiful views to the sea at Barmouth. Sleeps from 2 to 12 people + dog
Modern cottage with hot tub and stunning views near Tintern. Min 7 night stay with Friday arrivals. No pets
Lavish yurt with ensuite bathroom and garden in small medieval town of Newport. Sleeps 2. Book the HOT TUB too for your stay. Min 2 night stay
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Converted chapel with hot tub sleeps 4 near St. Davids. Saturday changeover with 3/7 night min stay for winter/summer. No pets
Woodland site with yurt and shepherds huts, plus 2 cottages sleeping from 2-5 people near Knighton. Minimum 2 night stay. Dogs welcome
A beach style cabin sleeping up to 6 in the Gower. Great for couples, friends and families. Dogs welcome. Min 3 night stay
A delightful wooden pod on the edge of the stunning Pembrokeshire coast, offering tiny living at its best. 2 night minimum stay
Converted hay barn now sleeps 4 near Carmarthen. Friday arrivals with week stays
A charming apartment for 4 in a prime location - overlooking Tenby harbour, and right by the beach
A comfortable cruising vessel that takes you from Holyhead around the Isle of Anglesey
Cottage with hot tub and garden sleeps 2 near Rhossili. Min 3/7 night stays in winter/summer
Hand-made hobbit-like earth house as seen on Grand Designs with unique features like the library bath. Sleeps 2 people, near Hereford
Wooden 4 bedroom lodges sat at the edge of a lake, surrounded by forest and nature. Changeover day Mon or Fri only. 3 night min stay
Grade ll listed church conversion for up to 6 guests - retains many original features - near Abersoch and the coast. 2 night min stay
Glamping site near New Quay offers 3 restored wagons each sleeping 2 people. Closed in winter
Close to Tresilian Bay and offering unusual Cabans, a Shepherds Hut and a wooden Lodge for adults. Half an hour from Cardiff.
A unique chapel conversion for 4 guests in the Wye Valley with a funky British theme. Minimum 2 night stay. Dogs welcome
A 6 day scenic rail journey on the Welsh Highland + the Ffestiniog railway, including 5 nights hotel accommodation, tours + unforgettable experience
A comfortable timber cabin for 2 in tranquil woodland setting near Leighton and the market town of Shrewsbury
Glorious rural site offering 5 yurts and a lake house, perfect for total relaxation. Sleeping from 5-7 near Chepstow
Historic Grade II listed castle offers accommodation and entertainment packages for adults only. Spa & Restaurants on site. No pets
3 spaced out 6 Metre Bell tents set in meadows.Amazing views. One with private HOT TUB. Great for a Family of 4 or Adults only
Cruise the waterways of England + Wales on a guided narrowboat with meals included. No added single supplements.
A cosy off grid wooden hut for 2 guests, hidden within a 14 acre private nature reserve near the rugged Pembrokeshire coastline
Romantic rural treehouse with en-suite facilities sleeps 2 near Aberystwyth. No children or pets. Min 2 night stay
Luxury 4 star hotel near Snowdonia national park with views over the Conwy Estuary, 2 AA Rosette Restaurant, leisure facilities + spa
Pet-friendly glamping accommodation with country and sea views set on the Gower Peninsula - sleeping between 2 and 6 people
Romantic love nest for 2 in Trefdraeth. Min 3/7 night stay in winter/summer with Friday arrivals. Dogs welcome
Converted school house sleeps 7 people and is near the fastest zip wire in the world! Minimum 2 night stay. Dogs welcome
Refurbished Edwardian Villa with hot tub sleeps 5 near Abersytywth. Saturday arrivals with 4/7 night min stay in winter/summer. Dogs welcome
A 5 star hostel, with designer interior and curtained bunks for privacy, in Snowdonia
Elizabethan Cottage sleeps 4 near Porthmadog. 3/7 min night stay for winter/summer. Dogs welcome
Enjoy the beautiful coastline while staying in a yurt on the edge of the National Park, near Goodwick, Pembrokeshire.
Choose from 1 of 4 castle apartments for a relaxing break for 2 near Caernarfon
Quirky shepherds hut with foldaway bed, and ensuite bathroom, for 2 set within a Secret Garden in countryside outside Cardiff
Detached Shepherd´s Hut in the idyllic countryside near Ruthin in North Wales, perfect for a romantic getaway. Min. 2 nights stay.
A cosy shepherd's hut hideaway in picturesque Aberdovey, on the mid Wales coast
Spectacular historic castle hotel in the Brecon Beacons National Park offering luxurious rooms and weddings/ conference facilities
A converted horse lorry (sleeps 2) and 2 off-grid log cabins (sleep 4) at the edge of Pembrokeshire National Coast Park
Rural log cabin sleeps 4 near Newport. Children and dogs welcome. Friday arrivals with 3 night minimum stay
Eco-friendly shepherd huts with wood burning hot tub in the Black Mountains of Llanigon. Group bookings only for 6-8 people
Luxurious and eclectic decor at this B&B in Dolgellau, in a scenic part of Wales near Portmeirion
impressive stone barn conversion for 4 guests + dogs near Hay-on-Wye + the Welsh border. Enjoy farm life and the communal barn. 2 night min stay.
Character home near the seaside at Mathy for 6. 3/7 min night stay in winter/summer with Friday arrivals. Dogs welcome
Rural off grid hut sleeps 2, without outdoor bathing under the stars, and a digital detox amongst nature near Ysbyty
A charming bike-themed mini-cottage for 2 with a vintage styled interior. A romantic bolthole with gorgeous views in countryside outside Carmarthen
Working farm near Hay-on-Wye offers 3 camping pods with electric and heating. Children and dogs welcome. 1 night stay permitted
A yurt break for 2+1 guests. At Lampeter, only a short drive from renowned coastal towns + beaches. 2 night min stay
Sleep under canvas in comfort within the Tipi and Yurt glamping site in Anglesey. 2 night minimum stay. No pets
Victorian style boutique bed and breakfast with stylish and luxurious bedrooms. 1/2 mile from seafront
A recycled and eclectic lorry convertion for 2 on a low budget, near St Davids.
Charming converted School House that sleeps 6. Walk to the beaches at Pwllheli
Indian style shepherds hut offers a rural romantic getaway for 2 people near Knighton. Minimum 3 night stay. Dogs welcome
16th century sheep farm near Hay-on-Wye with luxury Drovers tents + cottages + lots of fun activities for the family
Historic cottage dating back to mid 1700s on the outskirts of St Helier, sleeps up to 4.
A shepherds hut for 2 in Minera voted n. 4 best place to visit in the world by Lonely Planet. Cities, mountains & coast nearby.
Low budget wooden cabins for 4/5 with views to Wales, Herefordshire + Worcestershire. Also Running Water Wigwam (ensuite).
Fairy tale cottage near Rhyd sleeps 4 adults in a lakeside location. 7 night min stay with Saturday arrivals.
Traditional gypsy caravan with additional living space cabin offer a special rural getaway for 2. Dogs welcome
A converted train carriage sleeping 2 adults or 2 adults and 2 children on an organic farm near Tregaron. Minimum 2 night stay. No pets
Custom built cabin within the Pembrokeshire National Park gives you an off grid experience in the heart of nature. Min 2 night
Mountain bikers heaven in the S Wales valleys. Lodge, trails + dirt jump course. Stay in bunkhouse, wooden lodges or camping pods
French style shepherds hut with ensuite for 2 in a quiet rural spot near Knighton. 3 nt min stay with Mon/Fri arrival days. Dogs welcome
A cheery hostel in central Cardiff, close to the shops, stadium, nightlife and buzz of the city
Aduly only 300 year old former coaching inn with elegant bedrooms + traditional restaurant. Situated only a mile from Conwy Marina
A harbour side Grade II listed hotel in West Wales with a stylish colourful flair
Cabin, shepherds hut and cottage in lush rural setting near Bala. 2 night min stay. Closed in winter.
Victorian B&B guest house, with fresh bold print decor, near the centre of Chester and the Welsh border.
Victorian Manor House with large grounds on the edge of Snowdonia near Bala offers double rooms and restaurant
Peaceful glamping site in Brecon Beacon National Park offering tipi or wooden cabin stay. Kids stay FREE
This eco-friendly B&B near Snowdonia runs completely on renewable energy. Wheelchair access, dog friendly, sauna
Canoe trips + other activities on the River Wye close to the Welsh border with overnight stay in tipis. Good for couples, families + groups up to 20.
Elegant Grade II Listed house with a 2 AA rosette-awarded restaurant, set in 20 acres of stunning park land
Have breakfast + other optional meals cooked by professional chef whilst staying in a romantic ground floor apartment for 2 with garden views over Wig...
Lavishly designed boutique hotel, a stroll from central Cardiff
Family run hotel with 16 individually styled sea-facing rooms near Swansea
Hut for 2, with outdoor fire bath, beside the millstream next to a horses' paddocks near Leintwardine
Enjoy a back-to-basics canal boat holiday on 'William' based near the hub of the canal system in the Midlands. Sleeps up to 12
Lovely handcrafted yurt with woodburner for 2 (+ dog/s) near to Lampeter. Bathroom in hut next door, kitchen in nearby barn. Closed in winter. Min 2 n...
Original and comfortable gypsy wagons in a peaceful and beautiful spot near Carmarthen. 2 wagons sleeping 2-4.
A Shepherd's Hut + Gypsy Caravan, each sleeping 4, in the pretty Teifi Valley. Short drive from Cardigan Bay coastline.
Lovely hand-made shepherd´s hut on a working farm near Ironbridge Gorge. Sleeps 2. Min 2 nights stay
Enjoy a break in this upcycled hut for 2 set in rural Wales in its own field & a low impact on the environment
Modern apartment in a converted church sleeps 2 people in Criccieth town centre. Min 3/7 night stay in winter/summer with Friday arrivals
14th Century country house with large grounds offers B&B with rooms sleeping 2 people
A converted chapel duplex apartment with medieval theme in the seaside town of Criccieth. Sleeps 11. Min 2 night stay. Dogs welcome
Spacious property in a former pub for up to 59 guests, on the edge of Snowdonia National Park. Minimum 2 night stay. Dogs welcome
A traditional glamping wagon for 2 set near Rhayader. Enjoy a romantic break with picturesque views across across the Wye Valley. 3 night min stay.
Modern beach house near Swansea sleeps 6 people. Dogs welcome. Minimum 7 nt stay in summer and 3 nts at other times
Perfect for those seeking peace, tranquility and books! Located close to Chester, this library/B&B is a must for the bookworm.
Hostel near Bangor offers dormitory & private accommodation plus a traditional wooden hut. Self-catering facilities. Stunning location
Traditional Welsh cottage sleeps 2 people near Tegryn. Minimum 3 night stay
A spacious family yurt in a meadow with generous decking, on the Gower Peninsular. Sleeps 6 (+ 6 with neighbouring yurt). 3 night min stay
A large yurt with extensive decking and kitchen hut, in a meadow on the Gower Peninsula. Sleeps 6 (+ 6 with another yurt nearby). 3 night min stay
Boutique town house B&B with luxury themed rooms in the centre of Swansea
A romantic break for 2 in a rural setting. Enjoy stunning views of the Wye Valley, near Rhayader. Min 3/4 night stay with Mon/Fri arrival days.
Traditional hand made yurt sleeps up to 4 people on a site near Stackpole. Minimum 2 night stay. No pets
Glamp in a shipping container and enjoy activities incl. canoeing, surfing, kayaking and more for 12 people near New Quay. Min 2 night stay
Retro style cottage sleeps 4 near Morfa Nefyn. 3/7 min night stay for Winter/Summer. Dogs welcome
Enjoy a rural escape to this tipi for up to 4 on a site of special scientific interest. Plenty of walks + fantastic scenery
A grade II listed building offering luxurious rooms. The city centre is just a 5 minute walk away
Converted shipping container sleeps 4 and offers activity based holidays including windsurfing and kayaking near New Quay. Min 2 night stay
Cosy yurts, and a train carriage, on an organic farm near Tregaron. Good for groups of up to 26. Minimum 2 night stay
Large Canvas chalet near Aberteifi offers a rural getaway for up to 6 people. No pets. 2 night minimum stay
Lodges available for exclusive group hire (for up to 40) or for families during the school holidays. Safari tents too. Near Aberaeron
Romantic getaway for 2 near Monmouth. Minimum 2 night stay. Adults only. No pets
Five Day half board tour across North Wales from a base in Caernarfon. Visit Porteirion + Bodnant Gardens. Ride the Snowdonia Mountain Railway + more
Bring out your inner Indian + stay in this wonderful tipi for up to 8 people. Or in a bunkhouse for up to 20
A holiday home for 2 in the market town of Tregaron. With a copper bath tub, exposed stone walls throughout + views of the surrounding countryside
Rural lodge near to Porthgain harbour offers a relaxing getaway for the whole family. Min 3/4 night stay in low season + 7 night stay in high season.
Luxury converted barn with private garden sleeps 4 just 15 minutes from New Quay. 3/4 night minimum stay.