The Directory of Unusual Places to Stay
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Modern woodland cabins, all with hot tubs in Snowdonia National Park. 2-6 guests or groups. Quote QUIRKY10 for 10% discount on stays taken by Feb 2021.
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Prices from £120/night
Gorgeous handcrafted cabin with hot tub set in a wild flower meadow near Llanrwst offers a romantic rural retreat for 2. Minimum 2 night stay.
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Prices from £150/night
Grade II historic tower offers a romantic retreat for 2 on the Glanusk Estate near Crickhowell.
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Prices from £75/night
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.
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Prices from £67/night
Grade II listed stationmasters house with stunning views over River Dee near Wrexham, for up to 6. 2 nt min stay. Mon / Fri arrivals. Dogs welcome.
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Prices from £63/night
Beautiful castle tower for 2 for a romantic getaway with 4 poster bed. 2 nt min stay. Near Colwyn Bay.
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Prices from £95/night
Gorgeous rural off grid cabin offers a romantic retreat near Cardigan. Set exclusively within 3 acres of fenced meadow. Dogs welcome..
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Prices from £90/night
2 Unique and separate handcrafted cabins for couples with amazing views into the hills of Mid Wales. Kids + dog possible in The Sleepout.
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Prices from £75/night
Escape to a private yurt with exclusive use of a hot tub. The ideal romantic hideaway or family adventure in SW Wales.
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Prices from £50/night
Unique toll bridge house on the tidal estuary near Dolgellau sleeps 2 people. Minimum 3 night stay. Monday and Friday arrival days. Dogs welcome.
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Prices from £60/night
Good value stay at a shepherd's hut near Caersws in a beautiful valley. A unique glamping experience for 2 - and perfect for your dog too!
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Prices from £209/night
Stunning romantic tree house with hot tub and all mod cons sleeps 2 people near Brecon. 2 night minimum stay. No pets
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Prices from £67/night
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.
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Prices from £99/night
Quirky handmade hideaway with hot tub in the beautiful area of the The Gower sleeps 4 people. 3 night minimum stay.
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Prices from £75/night
A totally private romantic stay in a yurt with hot tub, kitchen, oak king bed, shepherds hut washroom in a forest in SW Wales.
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Prices from £54/night
Travel around in unique + themed campervans. Picks ups from Cornwall, Bristol, London, Wales, Norfolk & the North West.
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Prices from £250/night
An elegant 12th century castle hotel near Haverfordwest offers award-winning accommodation and food in a spectacular setting.
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Prices from £150/night
Gorgeous safari tents with HOT TUBS sleeping 4-6 people, near Chester.
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Prices from £37/night
Old Station Masters House sleeps 4 people near Conwy and the Snowdonia National Park. Minimum 3 night stay. No pets.
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Prices from £180/night
Boutique hotel offering just 8 gorgeous rooms all with stunning views over the countryside and city of St Davids.
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Prices from £230/night
Renovated historic mill now offers a contemporary art hotel with award winning restaurant in St Davids.
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Prices from £85/night
Properties for 2-4 beside a Victorian shooting lodge by Grouse Moor in North Wales. The Dog House & Owl Lodge both have a stream filled HOT TUB.
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Prices from £110/night
Exclusive self-catering Shepherd's Hut for 2, nestled in a cluster of trees. Views across the valley + of Cadair Idris mountain.
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Prices from £50/night
Unique property sleeping 4 people in Aberystwyth above the longest funicular railway in Britain. 2 night minimum stay. Dogs welcome!
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Prices from £61/night
Super Eco-friendly house with riverside location and private hot tub near the seaside town of Newquay. Sleeps 4+1.
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Prices from £55/night
Historic cottage with hot tub within the town walls of Haverfordwest offers a unique stay in this busy market town. 2 night min stay. No pets.
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Prices from £155/night
Romantic rural treehouse with en-suite facilities sleeps 2 near Aberystwyth. No children or pets. Min 2 night stay.
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Prices from £100/night
Stay in the treehouse or one of two yurts in this woodland valley on the Welsh/English border close to Presteigne. 2 night minimum stay.
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Prices from £160/night
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.
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Prices from £67/night
A Double Decker bus, eco-pod, yurts, gypsy caravan or a house for 19. One hot tub on site! Good for couples, families, workshops & weddings!
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Prices from £50/night
A 70's jetplane, a futuristic UFO and other glamping options for unique stays near Tenby. Properties for 2-5 guests. Groups welcome.
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Prices from £99/night
A special eco-cabin with hot tub, lakeside on farmland near Machnylleth.
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Prices from £72/night
Created for romance! 2 converted hideaways each with private garden + HOT TUB, + self catering facilities - in countryside near Carno.
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Prices from £80/night
Adult only, 2 person unique, romantic cabin - plus Hobbit huts. Set on a small quality campsite near coastal Abersoch.
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Prices from £132/night
Escape + relax at an off-grid retreat in the Dyfi forest. Hike the hills, splash in the river & relax in a wood-fired outdoor bath. Closed in winter.
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Chateau castle hotel by the coast in Anglesey with 22 rooms + self catering options, plus a tennis court, sauna and hot tub.
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Prices from £70/night
This beautifully refurbished gatehouse, in Chepstow, is the ideal couple's retreat.
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Prices from £62/night
Glorious rural site offering 5 yurts sleeping 5-7 and a lake house for 4 (which is open year round) - perfect for total relaxation near Chepstow.
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Prices from £75/night
Live life on the wild side in this rustic shepherd's hut with HOT TUB for 2 in Welsh Moorland.
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Prices from £143/night
Luxury group glamping site with 4 safari tents with hot tubs and Miller's Cottage close to Cardigan. Min 3 night stay. Dogs welcome.
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Brightly decorated unique rooms at this historic hotel in stunning coastal village of Portmeirion.
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Prices from £66/night
Picturesque mid Wales luxury lodges sleeps 2-6 with a private HOT TUB from where you can enjoy the views 25 minutes from Newtown.
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Prices from £80/night
Eco-friendly, floating cabins for 2+2 within Neyland Yacht Haven marina, surrounded by woodland of the Coastal National Park.
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Prices from £100/night
4 cosy wagons well secluded from each other, each sleep 2 + have private hot tubs. Open April - October in Llangadog with plenty of walking nearby.
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Three beautiful romantic yurts with hot tub and sauna access in a rural location near Welshpool.
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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
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Prices from £70/night
Award winning eco-friendly and peaceful glamping location in West Wales. Campfires, amazing stars, great views and friendly hosts.
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Prices from £35/night
Site in the Cambrian mountains with good value glamping and rail carriages, 200 yards from River Wye. Children + dogs welcome. Closed in winter.
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Prices from £120/night
Rural pod with hot tub sleeps 3 people near Stackpole. Minimum 2 night stay.
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A Victorian building set on the edge of Snowdonia National Park, perched on a cliff overlooking Cardigan Bay. ADULTS ONLY.
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Prices from £107/night
A unique & eco-friendly cabin-cum-treehouse for 2 designed with up-cycled materials in stunning countryside. Brecon Beacons on your doorstep.
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A charming hut for 2-3 in peaceful countryside at Brynhaul. Fantastic views of the National Park & a good base for exploring the area.
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A castle hotel with rich history set amidst parkland in the North Wales countryside, close to Chester.
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Prices from £100/night
Rural family run site with stunning views offers a Geodome with hot tub as well as shepherd's hut and cottage, in the beautiful Brecon Beacons.
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Prices from £80/night
NEW! Unique floatel cabin with views out over the harbour on hip Milford Waterfront. 2 night min stay. Stay for 2 guests + dog.
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Prices from £120/night
3 beautiful safari tents with hot tubs for 4-6 people in a tranquil countryside by a large pond near Caerphilly. 2 night min stay. Closed in winter.
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Wildlife habitat near Aberaeron with 4 quirky properties at reasonable rates.
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Prices from £360/night
Glamp in a shipping container and enjoy activities incl. canoeing, surfing, kayaking and more for 12 people near New Quay. Min 2 night stay.
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Prices from £149/night
Gorgeous wooden lodge with hot tub in a rural setting near Newtown. 2 night min stay with Mon + Fri arrivals. Children + Dogs welcome.
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Surrounded by nature and wildlife and wonderful walks, these cosy huts are perfectly placed in Abergele, North Wales.
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Prices from £90/night
Shropshire glamping holiday in a genuine 1920's Circus Ringmaster's Wagon. 2 night minimum stay.
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Historic cottage dating back to mid 1700s on the outskirts of St Helier, sleeps up to 4.
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Prices from £150/night
A beach style cabin sleeping up to 6 in the Gower. Great for couples, friends and families. Dogs welcome. Min 3 night stay. Closed in Winter.
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Prices from £105/night
Gorgeous converted shipping container now offers a rural romantic retreat for 2 + outside bathtub perfect for stargazing near Mold. 2 night min stay.
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Cruise the waterways of England + Wales on a guided narrowboat with meals included. No added single supplements.
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Prices from £111/night
Historic old mill where original features meet contemporary design. Hot tub + garden perfect for a family of 4. Min 3 night stay.
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A multi dog-friendly modern and contemporary glamping pod set in tranquil private grounds in Beulah close to the West Wales coast.
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Prices from £159/night
Rural wooden lodge with hot tub + valley views sleeps 4+2 near Newtown. Minimum 3 night stay with Mon/Fri arrivals. Dogs welcome.
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Choose from 1 of 4 castle apartments for a relaxing break for 2 near Caernarfon.
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Hand-made hobbit-like earth house as seen on Grand Designs with unique features like the library bath. Sleeps 2 people, near Hereford.
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Prices from £80/night
Luxurious and cosy rural shepherd's hut with views of Raglan Castle sleeps 2 people.
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A cosy off grid wooden hut for 2 guests, hidden within a 14 acre private nature reserve near the rugged Pembrokeshire coastline.
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Step back in time at this gatehouse for 4 people at Thornbury Castle. Enjoy the hotel facilities including a delicious full English breakfast!
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Enjoy the beautiful coastline whilst staying in a yurt on the edge of the National Park, near Goodwick, Pembrokeshire.
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Wooden 4 bedroom lodges (some with HOT TUBS) sat at the edge of a lake within forest and nature. Changeover day Mon or Fri only. 3 night min stay.
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Prices from £85/night
Wooden hut with stunning views over the Welsh hills has hot tub style wood fired bathtub, BBQ and fire pit and sleeps 3 near Builth Wells.
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Search for unusual places to stay in Wales
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Glamping site near New Quay offers 3 restored wagons each sleeping 2 adults. Closed in winter.
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Modern hostel with sea views near Tenby, offers dorm + private rooms, plus wooden pods, bell tents + camping. Open March-Oct at weekends + holidays.
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Luxury 4 star hotel near Snowdonia national park with views over the Conwy Estuary, 2 AA Rosette Restaurant, leisure facilities + spa
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A bike-themed mini-cottage for 2 with a vintage styled interior. A romantic bolthole with lovely Carmarthen views. Plus 2 x cottages sleeping 4-6 each.
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Spectacular historic castle hotel in the Brecon Beacons National Park offering luxurious rooms and weddings/ conference facilities.
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Quirky shepherds hut with foldaway bed, and ensuite bathroom, for 2 set within a Secret Garden in countryside outside Cardiff.
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A 5 star hostel, with designer interior and curtained bunks for privacy, in Snowdonia.
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Sleep under canvas in comfort within the yurt glamping site in Anglesey. 2 night minimum stay. No pets. Closed in winter.
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A converted horse lorry (sleeps 2) and 2 off-grid log cabins (sleep 4) at the edge of Pembrokeshire National Coast Park.
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Working farm near Hay-on-Wye offers 3 camping pods with electric and heating. Children and dogs welcome. 1 night stay permitted.
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Rural off grid hut sleeps 2, with outdoor bathing under the stars, and a digital detox amongst nature near Ysbyty
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Prices from £75/night
One of 4 Riverside Gers sleeping 2+2 (yurts) offering a holistic break in Brechfa. Chill with the alpacas + enjoy pilates.
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Luxurious and eclectic decor at this B&B in Dolgellau, in a scenic part of Wales near Portmeirion.
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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.
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Prices from £65/night
A recycled and eclectic lorry convertion for 2 on a low budget, near St Davids. 2 night min stay.
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Victorian Manor House with large grounds on the edge of Snowdonia near Bala offers double rooms and restaurant.
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Prices from £218/night
One of 3 safari tents on a beautiful 11 acre site near Abergavenney that sleeps up 6 people. Dogs welcome. 2 night min stay.
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Delightful shepherd's hut for 2, with outdoor fire bath, beside the millstream next to a horses' paddocks near Leintwardine.
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Prices from £43/night
Lovely hand-made shepherd's hut on a working farm near Ironbridge Gorge. Sleeps 2. Min 2 nights stay.
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Gorgeous retro VW Campervans sleep up to 4 and offer you the chance to explore Snowdonia and North West Wales.
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Prices from £100/night
Have breakfast + other optional meals cooked by professional chef whilst staying in a romantic ground floor apartment for 2 with garden views over Wigmore.
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A cheery hostel in central Cardiff, close to the shops, stadium, nightlife and buzz of the city
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Prices from £90/night
A yurt break for 2+1 guests. At Lampeter, only a short drive from renowned coastal towns + beaches. 2 night min stay. Closed in winter.
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Renovated 4 berth 25' yacht sits in its own field on a private 22 acre nature reserve. Closed in winter.
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A shepherds hut for 2 in Minera voted 4th best place to visit in the world by Lonely Planet.
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A harbour side Grade II listed hotel in West Wales with a stylish colourful flair
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16th century sheep farm near Hay-on-Wye with luxury Drovers tents + cottages + lots of fun activities for the family. 2/3 night min stay.
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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.
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Rustic rural cabin offers tranquillity in a lakeside location for 2 near Abergavenny. Friday arrivals for weekly stays. No pets.
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Prices from £60/night
Gorgeous shepherd's hut offers a relaxing retreat for 2 with sea views near Llanelli.
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Mountain bikers heaven in the S Wales valleys. Lodge, trails + dirt jump course. Stay in bunkhouse, wooden lodges or camping pods.
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Original and comfortable gypsy wagons in a peaceful and beautiful spot near Carmarthen. 2 x wagons sleeping 2-4..
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Low budget wooden cabins for 4/5 with views to Wales, Herefordshire + Worcestershire. Also Running Water Wigwam (ensuite).
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Prices from £85/night
Shepherd's hut set in a woodland with access to a private beach offers a romantic getaway for 2 near Solva. Dogs welcome. Min 2 night stay.
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Prices from £36/night
Bijou shepherd's hut on a site near Haverfordwest sleeps 2. Dogs welcome.
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Five Day half board tour across North Wales from a base in Caernarfon. Visit Porteirion + Bodnant Gardens. Ride the Snowdonia Mountain Railway + more
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This eco-friendly B&B near Snowdonia runs completely on renewable energy. Wheelchair access, dog friendly, sauna.
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Victorian style boutique bed and breakfast with stylish and luxurious bedrooms. 1/2 mile from seafront
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Gorgeous off grid site offering a luxury wooden cabin, locally built yurt and 3 spacious bell tents near Brecon.
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Aduly only 300 year old former coaching inn with elegant bedrooms + traditional restaurant. Situated only a mile from Conwy Marina.
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Perfect for those seeking peace, tranquility and books! Located close to Chester, this library/B&B is a must for the bookworm.
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Relax in this eco-friendly upcycled shepherd's hut for 2 set in Abermule in rural Wales. Set in its own field, perfect for total seclusion!
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Hostel near Bangor offers dormitory & private accommodation plus a traditional wooden hut. Self-catering facilities. Stunning location
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Boutique town house B&B with luxury themed rooms in the centre of Swansea
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Retro vintage caravan with private woodland garden sleeps 2 near Lampeter.
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Prices from £53/night
Quaint shepherd's hut on a site near Haverfordwest sleeps 2 adults. Dogs welcome.
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A countryside hotel set in beautiful gardens a short drive from the East coast of the island with a pool, grand bedrooms, spa and more.
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Lavishly designed boutique hotel, a stroll from central Cardiff
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Prices from £47/night
Bright shepherd's hut sat on a 19th century estate with beautiful gardens sleeps 2 near Usk. Dogs welcome.
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Peaceful glamping site in Brecon Beacon National Park offering tipi or wooden cabin stay. Kids stay FREE.
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Prices from £80/night
Lovely handcrafted yurt with woodburner for 2 near Lampeter. Bathroom in hut next door, kitchen in nearby barn. Closed in winter. Min 2 night stay.
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14th Century country house with large grounds offers B&B with rooms sleeping 2 people.
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Prices from £100/night
Luxury tranquil adults only shepherd's hut offers a romantic retreat for 2 just 20 minutes from Aberaeron. 2 night min stay.
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A Shepherd's Hut + Gypsy Caravan, each sleeping 4, in the pretty Teifi Valley. Short drive from Cardigan Bay coastline. Closed in winter.
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Lodges available for group hire (for up to 30) or for families. Shepherds hut for 4. Near Aberaeron. 7 night min stay / Fri or Sat arrivals.
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A grade II listed building offering luxurious rooms in Swansea's historic maritime quarter. The city centre is just a 5 minute walk away.
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Family run hotel with 16 individually styled sea-facing rooms near Swansea.
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Bring out your inner Indian + stay in this wonderful tipi for up to 8 people. Or in a bunkhouse for up to 20
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Cosy yurts, and a train carriage, on an organic farm near Tregaron. Good for groups of up to 26. Minimum 2 night stay.
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Converted horsebox now offers cosy accommodation for 2 just outside of the seaside town of Aberystwyth.
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Prices from £80/night
Luxury shepherd's hut offers a romantic rural retreat in north Anglesey for the couple looking to reconnect. 2 night min stay. No children or pets.
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Prices from £80/night
Luxury shepherd's hut offers a romantic rural retreat in north Anglesey for the couple looking to reconnect. 2 night min stay. No children or pets.
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Prices from £85/night
Lovely 4 acre site offers a wooden pod sleeping 3 (plus yurts) near to the market town of Fishguard. Minimum 3 night stay. Dogs welcome.
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Prices from £130/night
Luxurious glamping site with views over Fishguard harbour offers yurts for up to 6 people. Children + dogs welcome. 3 night min stay.
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Prices from £93/night
Lovely cottage with hot tub in New Cross sleeps 5 + 1 dog. Rural and peaceful yet close to Aberystwyth and the coast of Ceredigion. 3 nt min stay.
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Beautifully renovated church sleeps 4 near Capel Curig. Enjoy the views from the garden swing chair!
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Gorgeous chapel conversion with original pulpit and carved mezzanine level sleeps 4 near Whitland.
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Prices from £80/night
Unique floatel cabin overlooking the harbour on hip Milford Waterfront. 2 night minimum stay.
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Prices from £80/night
Gorgeous floatel at Milford Waterfront offers harbour views for the couple looking for something different!
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Prices from £110/night
Rural cottage with countryside views and secret bedroom close to the coast at Aberaeron.
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Prices from £75/night
Renovated pigsty now offers a bijou cosy place to stay near the coast at Aberaeron.