The Directory of Unusual Places to Stay
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Prices from £90/night
Beautiful vintage railway carriage with modern comforts, located in the heart of the countryside at Eardisley, not far from Hay on Wye.
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Prices from £60/night
Fun for all the family on a converted Tour Bus or ex army Lynx Helicopter near Southwold. Hot tub use available!
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Treehouses, glamping, themed hotels, stay on a boat, windmills and lighthouses, castles, unique cottages and much more.
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Prices from £176/night
Classic French Motor Yacht located on the River Thames between Windsor Castle & Hampton Court Palace. Ideal for 3 couples as all cabins have en-suites.
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Prices from £67/night
Train carriage and Harvest Hut on rural farmland with coastal views near Fraserburgh.
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Prices from £55/night
Unique, well-equipped, completely off grid horsebox for 2 in idyllic location near the Mourne Mountains.
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Prices from £50/night
Try something new! An alternative getaway for 2 in a Converted Lynx Helicopter near Skegness.
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Prices from £120/night
Wonderfully unique property with camper van and bell tent accommodation on an eco friendly site near Cambridge.
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Prices from £70/night
Choose an exciting alternative holiday in this luxurious railway carriage for 4 near Williton - with private hot tub.
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A luxury floating hotel offers quality cabin rooms and suites in central London, Docklands.
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Prices from £28/night
Beautiful, bright retired traveller's wagon for up to 2 adults and a child, hidden away in a secluded arboretum in the Shropshire hills.
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We present our PROPERTY OF THE WEEK - Manor House Bothy offers a romantic break for 2 in an 18th century reonvated stable in Martin.
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Prices from £80/night
Luxuriously refurbished railway carriage accommodation in Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site.
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Prices from £150/night
Gorgeous green bus offers a tranquil + rural stay in the village of Bramshott on the edge of the South Downs. Less than an hour from London.
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Prices from £100/night
Lovingly restored bus on a 22 acre nature reserve near Llandeilo sleeps 4 people. Closed mid winter.
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Prices from £200/night
A deluxe self-catering houseboat stay (with 2 doubles, 1 bunk bed and 1 sofabed) in the heart of Edinburgh. WHOLE BOAT RENTAL ONLY.
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Prices from £300/night
Stay on a 60ft classic Motor Yacht in Southampton Marina. Book 1 or 2 ensuite bedrooms, so boat stay for 2-4 guest. Hot tub on board!
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Prices from £100/night
Converted TOAD Brake Van stay at Northiam with views over the working steam railway station.
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Prices from £58/night
Victorian railway carriage hidden in a homely chalet bungalow, sleeping up to 8, near quiet beach beside The Wash, NW Norfolk.
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Selection of beautiful and quirky city centre houseboats in Amsterdam. Book as a couple, family or group.
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Prices from £138/night
Unique and funky jungle themed static camper van with private garden area, hot tub and bathroom sleeps 2 adults in Kent.
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Prices from £95/night
Unique railway carriage accommodation set in a working steam railway station nestled at Northiam. Great for a family, or 2 couples - can sleeps up to 6.
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Prices from £129/night
Red London bus with Agatha Christie theme - a quirky stay with access to hot tub for guests. Sleeps up to 5 guests, near Hartland.
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Prices from £64/night
First Class!! 3 railway carriages & former loading bay with Hot Tub, set in pretty rural setting, near The City of York.
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Prices from £99/night
Wildlife conservation charity has luxury safari lodge tents + hot tub, a 2-storey tent, Gypsy's Rest & Hobbit Box nr Woodbridge & the Suffolk Coast.
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Prices from £60/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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On the edge of the North York Moors National Park you can discover 3 gorgeous converted train carriages that each sleep 6 at Allerston.
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Prices from £49/night
Refurbished 4-star Railway Carriage and fully converted Victorian Station retaining many original features.
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Prices from £70/night
Unique and cleverly converted 1950's caravan with roof garden (sleeps 2-4) and cosy bell tent (for up to 5) in ideal location in the Severn Vale.
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Prices from £89/night
A renovated carriage for 2 with hot tub. Located in Akeld, near Wooler and the Scottish borders.
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Prices from £1,495/night
This luxury yacht offers overnight stays for up to 10 guests and is ideally situated opposite the O2 arena. EXCLUSIVE HIRE ONLY.
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Prices from £11/night
Small secluded glamping site offering a range of unusual accom including a Helicopter, shepherd's huts, VW Campervans and wooden shack.
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Prices from £40/night
Showman's Wagons and a Victorian Railway Carriage near Bures within a wildlife and wildflower reserve. Look out for badgers here!
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Prices from £52/night
Converted railway carriage with a large garden sleeps 6 people in a rural location near Castle Douglas. Minimum 2 night stay.
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Prices from £40/night
Train carriage accommodation, with or without meals, at Bere Ferrers Station. Visitor centre for rail enthusiasts!
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Two comfortable moored houseboats sleep up to 2+2 people each at Victoria Quays, central Sheffield.
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Prices from £37/night
Site in the Cambrian mountains with good value glamping and rail carriages, 200 yards from River Wye. Adults only + dogs welcome. Closed in winter.
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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 £75/night
2 gypsy bowtop wagons nestled in separate meadows with additional vintage caravans. Each sleeps up to 5. Near Glastonbury. Closed in winter.
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Prices from £183/night
Travel by horse-drawn gypsy caravan by day, sleep in it by night. Slow down + enjoy the Lake District views. Closed in winter.
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Sleep in the cockpit or other part of a Jumbo Jet near to Stockholm's Arlanda airport. Stay in a dorm or private room. Free airport bus transfer.
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Prices from £49/night
2 railway carriages sleeping up to 5 people near Stowmarket. Family friendly with pool + hot tub access at owners property.
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Prices from £62/night
Original refurbished railway carriages and a station house near Stowmarket. Seasonal use of pool and hot tub nearby. Dogs welcome.
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Prices from £85/night
Rosie the gypsy caravan and 2 spacious rooms with tasty breakfast in Milford-on-Sea. Sign up for pottery classes too.
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5 star accommodation on a yacht in Gibraltar with casino, gym, spa, infinity pool and more. Rooms sleep 2-4 people.
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Prices from £204/night
Three unique small ships offering self-catering stays in an idyllic marina location in the Inner Hebrides.
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Prices from £70/night
Retro styled airstream vans on farmland in Saxmundham. Enjoy the onsite cinema, escape room and play areas. Closed in winter.
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A unique farmstay motel, in the Waikato area of the North Island, you can stay in a plane, boat, train or Hobbit rooms. Sleeps up to 6 people!
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Quirky luxury cottages within nature at Morris - sleep anywhere from a treehouse to a helicopter. Enjoy a soak in a hot tub too!
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Prices from £85/night
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 £35/night
Renovated 2 berth 25' yacht sits in its own field on a private 22 acre nature reserve. Closed in winter.
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Converted luxury tram and train apartments on a farm in the village of Hoogwoud in North Holland.
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A stationary boat hotel, with city or sea views from the rooms, on the IJ river close to the centre of Amsterdam.
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A historic paddle steamer, moored in a scenic spot by the city of Budapest, offers 4 star accommodation.
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This barge turned hotel in Brugge offers 22 cabins, most with views of the canal. Breakfast included.
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Converted railway carriages are now holiday apartments for 4 found in the rural outskirts of Murcia. 2 night min stay.
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Wonderfully quirky apartments in Paris - sleep in a Citroen 2CV or on The Moon.
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Stunning ocean liner anchored in Long Beach offers luxury accommodation and a Princess Diana exhibition. Hot tub included.
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Luxuriously furnished rooms in former train carriages overlooking the river at Fairbanks, Alaska. Adults only.
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Authentic American vintage retro caravans for B&B near Carcassonne. Or farmhouse for 6-8. Also hot tub with views of the Pyrenees
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Have a unique and relaxing holiday in vintage railway carriages in Tatamagouche. Dog's welcome.
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These vintage cabooses on the shore of Clear Lake with jacuzzi in every room are ideal for a unique couple's getaway.
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A unique camping experience - a tent in the trees or roulette wagon in a riverside rural location. Close to Fribourg
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Enjoy bush life at Undara where there are lava tubes to explore. Stay in railway carriages, pioneer huts or furnished swag tents. Sleeps up to 6.
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Gypsy caravans, safari lodges and other glamping options, inland from Alicante, with a restaurant and a pool. Group events with catering possible.
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Moored at the pier in the centre of Rijeka, Botel Marina offers a range of modern rooms alongside their on site restaurant.
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In rainforest overlooking the beaches of Manuel Antonia National Park, this hotel has an unusual suite inside a Boeing 727.
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Elegant 100 yard yacht permanently docked at Riddarholmen Island. With sauna + restaurant serving Scandinavian dishes. Adults only.
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Located on a small horse farm in the South of France's wine region near Montpelier. This quirky roulotte sleeps 2 with pool
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This lovely hotel in central Delft also has 2 cosy gypsy caravans rooms in its courtyard.
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Five unusual glamping options set on a farm in Kaikoura with plenty of free-range roaming animals + llama treks. Cottage for up to 9 people!
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An award winning, Parisian themed hotel with quirky rooms and Airstream caravans outside San Francisco. For 2-5 people.
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Glamping site with gypsy caravans, yurts, wooden huts, tipis, safari lodges, cabins and chalets at Dieulefit. Access to pool and hot tub.
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A well-placed hotel for car enthusiasts, in Stuttgart, offering themed rooms with beds made from vintage vehicles.
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An impressive Airstream caravan site on the island of Texel, just an hour and a half from Amsterdam
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At Mossel Bay, alongside the beach, you will find train carriages converted into hostel accommodation.
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Floating backpackers accommodation in an idyllic location in the middle of Abel Tasman National Park
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London bus on the edge of a beach in Crab Hill offers quirky accommodation for 2 people.
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A floating hotel on the waterfront in the heart of Rotterdam with uniquely decorated rooms.
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This boatel is floating right in the middle of Toronto, perfect for a couples city break on the water.
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Unique vintage trailers in beautiful surroundings, with pool. Great area for wine tastings and romantic breaks. Children welcome.
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Go back to the 1950's at this trailer park with airstream vans, a bus and a pleasure boat for rent, in Bisbee. So much to explore!
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Six enchanting self-contained cottages + a converted train carriage set on forty acres south of Sydney. Sleep 2-12 or rent the whole site for 40.
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Six stylish vintage airstreams with stunning views
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100 year old converted train cars provide unique accommodation in the heart of the wine region of Napa Valley.
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Prices from £149/night
Modern and stylish barge docked in Liverpool's Yacht Club and Marina area offers a great central location for a city visit!
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Prices from £28/night
A converted fire truck with a double bed and vintage interior set within an arboretum in the Shropshire Hills.
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Prices from £32/night
Traditionally decorated Traveller's caravan for 1-2 guests nestled within the Walcot Hall estate arboretum.
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Prices from £42/night
Converted Showman's Caravan with a double bed as well as stunning views over the Shropshire Hills and Longmynd.
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Prices from £83/night
Converted 1944 War Department vehicle sleeping 2+2, overlooking the steam railway and surrounding Rother Valley.
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Prices from £240/night
Unique site with a camper van, yurt and hobbit house, 2 hot tubs and great outside space - perfect for families and friends, near Cambridge.