The Directory of Unusual Places to Stay
Choose an exciting alternative holiday in this luxurious railway carriage for 4 in Halse - with hot tub
Stylish, modern houseboat on Mersea Island near Colchester, with views of beach and Blackwater Estuary
Sleep in the converted cockpit or other part of a Jumbo Jet near to Stockholm's Arlanda airport. Dorm + private rooms for unique stay
Converted TOAD Brake Van and Ammunition Wagon stay at Northiam with views over the working steam railway station
Refurbished shabby chic fishing boat, first constructed in 1965, providing romantic retreat for 2. Moored at Brixham Marina.
Classic 6-berth yacht near Hampton Court Palace with all the mod cons. Skippered boating holidays + cruises can also be arranged.
A luxury floating hotel offers quality cabin rooms and suites in central London, Docklands
Luxuriously refurbished railway carriage accommodation in Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site.
A renovated carriage for 2 with hot tub. Located in Akeld, near Wooler and the Scottish borders.
Unique railway carriage accommodation set in a working steam railway station nestled at Northiam. Sleeps up to 6
Find 3 train carriages that each sleep 6 at Allerston - on the edge of the North York Moors National Park.
Beautiful vintage railway carriage for 2+2, located in the heart of the countryside at Eardisley, not far from Hay on Wye
First Class!! 3 railway carriages & former loading bay with Hot Tub, set in pretty rural setting, near The City of York.
Original Pullman carriages converted into en-suite rooms & restaurant alongside Yorkshire's East Coast Main Line near York. No pets
Truly unique glamping site nestled in the South Downs close to Brighton. Not just treehouses, but helicopter, bus and more.
A Double Decker bus, eco-pod, yurts or a house for 19. One hot tub on site + views. Good for couples, families, workshops & weddings
Refurbished 4-star Railway Carriage and fully converted Victorian Station retaining many original features
A 70's jetplane, a futuristic UFO and other glamping options for unique stays near Tenby. Places for 2-5 guests.
Stunning and unique 1950s caravan with roof garden & cosy bell tent in ideal location in the Severne Vale
Victorian railway carriage hidden in a homely chalet bungalow, sleeping up to 8, near quiet beach beside The Wash, NW Norfolk
Original 1966 Airstream, equipped with all modern facilities, at a campsite outside Harrogate. Enquire about Festival/Corporate use.
Stay in comfortable apartments onboard static houseboats at Victoria Quays, central Sheffield
A sophisticated self-catering American Airstream for 2, in a pretty garden near Dartmouth and the River Dart - with private HOT TUB.
Stay on a 60ft classic Motor Yacht in the Southampton Marina. Book 1 or 2 ensuite bedrooms, therefore for 2-4 guest. Hot tub on board
A cosy and charming converted horsebox for 2 to stay on farmland in Stone-in-Oxney.
Converted railway carriage with a large garden sleeps 6 people in a rural location near Castle Douglas
Showman's Wagons and a Victorian Railway Carriage near Bures within a wildlife and wildflower reserve. Look out for badgers here.
Custom built gypsy caravan + Woodland Shepherd hut near Towcester. Enjoy nature and a herd of llamas as neighbours. Dogs welcome.
Stay in a cosy traditional gypsy caravan B&B surrounded by stunning Lake District scenery close to Lake Windermere.
A wildlife conservation charity offers exciting glamping options near Woodbridge & the Suffolk Coast. Closed in winter
Red London bus transformed into a quirky stay with access to hot tub for guests. Sleeps 5, near Hartland
2 gypsy bowtop wagons nestled in separate meadows with additional vintage caravans. Each sleeps up to 5. Near Glastonbury.
Small secluded glamping site offering a range of unusual accom including a Helicopter, shepherd's huts, VW Campervans and wooden shack.
Accommodation offered in a converted railway carriage found amongst cycle trails between Whitby and Robin Hoods Bay, in the North East
Inner city stays in cool caravans on the roof of this quality guesthouse in Bristol.
Stay in colonial splendour in a restored Edwardian Pullman carriage or the former Station, set in the heart of The South Downs
Train carriage accommodation, with or without meals, at Bere Ferrers Station. Visitor centre for rail enthusiasts
A deluxe self-catering boat stay in the heart of Edinburgh, for 4+2. 2 night min stay
Refurbished MK1 railway carriage for 6 people + Goods Shed for 6 or B&B rooms in the Station House. With Tea Room on site. Near seaside town of Scarbo...
Great holiday for rail enthusiasts, families, couples, dogs. Restored carriages in St Germans & Hayle + a carriage for 2, wheelchair access.
Two converted train carriages and a Showman's Wagon for stays beside a working train station in the NE Scottish Highlands
Site in the Cambrian mountains with good value glamping and rail carriages holidays, 200 yards from the River Wye.
Stay in Explorer's Carriage, a glamping wagon in the beautiful county of Dorset. A perfect getaway, sleeps 4. 2 night min stay
Travel by horse-drawn gypsy caravan by day, sleep in it by night. Slow down, Lake District views. Or book caravans in situ. Closed in winter.
2 railway carriages sleeping up to 5 people near Stowmarket. Family friendly with pool + hot tub access at owners property. 2 nt min stay
A self-catering 1955 airstream caravan in Norfolk in pretty garden setting. Good for a couple but 1 child and dog could also stay.
Shropshire glamping holiday in a genuine 1920's Circus Ringmaster's Wagon. 2 night minimum stay.
Lovingly restored bus on a 22 acre nature reserve near Llandeilo sleeps 6 people
2 hobbits, a train carriage and Harvest Hut on rural farmland with coastal views near Fraserburgh. A unique award-winning loo too.
A Batman themed barge docked in the city of Liverpool. Sleeps up to 6 guests. Children and dogs welcome
An impressive 1894 showman’s carriage for 2, set in the Sussex countryside overlooking Bodiam Castle. May not be open November - March due to weather...
5 star accommodation on a yacht in Gibraltar with casino, gym, spa, infinity pool and more. Rooms sleep 2-4 people
Take a journey through rail travel at the museum and spend the night in a train sleeping car in the Scottish Highlands. Closed in winter
Original refurbished railway carriages and a station house near Stowmarket. Seasonal use of pool and hot tub nearby. 2 night minimum stay. Dogs welcom...
Unique, well-equipped, completely off grid horsebox for 2 in idyllic location near the Mourne Mountains.
2 Victorian Railway Carriages with space for 3/4 guests each, near the village of Wisbech St Mary.
Luxury stays in stylish vintage horseboxes sleeping 2-4 people, or B+B rooms in the Country House near Ross-on-Wye.
3 converted buses in a country setting near Shrewsbury. They sleep up to 5/6 and each has an outdoor HOT TUB
A vintage, converted showman’s carriage with views across to Bodiam Castle. Fabulously quirky - a romantic hideaway for 2
A 1978 ex-truck body offering unusual self-catering accommodation for 2 guests near Wymondham
A newly renovated showmans wagon dating back to 1919. Now offers a romantic retreat for 2 in the stunning countryside at Strathpeffer.
An authentic gypsy wagon for 2 with the Forest of Dean on your doorstep. Up to 6 can stay if including The Apple Orchard, a self contained apartment.
Retro styled airstream vans for holiday rentals on farmland in Saxmundham.
A converted horse lorry (sleeps 2) and 2 off-grid log cabins (sleep 4) at the edge of Pembrokeshire National Coast Park
Truly delightful wagon with nostalgic character in a quiet meadow not far from Lyme Regis. Sleeps 2 (+ 1 child). 2 night min stay.
A unique farmstay motel, in the Waikato area of the North Island, you can stay in a plane, boat, train or Hobbit rooms
A fun retro-styled converted horse box for stays in Chiddingfold or at your own location nearby.
A recycled and eclectic lorry convertion for 2 on a low budget, near St Davids.
Fancy going back in time? 4 WWII restored army trailers for couples or groups of up to 10. On farmland in Banbury.
Quirky luxury cottages within nature at Morris - sleep in a treehouse or helicopter...HOT TUBS too
Stay in an authentic Romani Vardo for 2 with shepherds hut bathroom + kitchen facilities. Based near Wishbech. 2 night minimum stay
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
Renovated Airstreams sleeping from 2 - 6 people in a rural location in Ashey.
A historic paddle steamer, moored in a scenic spot by the city of Budapest, offers 4 star accommodation
Custom built cabin within the Pembrokeshire National Park gives you an off grid experience in the heart of nature. Min 2 night
This barge turned hotel in Brugge offers 22 cabins, most with views of the canal
A stationary boat hotel, with city of sea views from the rooms, on the IJ river close to the centre of Amsterdam
Find 4 unique, restored Shepherd's Huts, each sleeping 2-4, on a small family-run farm in countryside outside Watford.
Traditional gypsy wagon East of Wrexham. Enjoy private land and views on your romantic getaway. 2 night minimum stay.
Wonderfully quirky apartments in Paris - sleep in a Citroen 2CV or on The Moon
Authentic American vintage retro caravans for B&B near Carcassonne. Or farmhouse for 6-8. Also hot tub with views of the Pyrenees
Stunning ocean liner anchored in Long Beach offers luxury accommodation and a Princess Diana exhibition
Holly Farm Holidays, Yurt and Railway Carriage, glamping at its best in South Somerset
Original and comfortable gypsy wagons in a peaceful and beautiful spot near Carmarthen. 2 wagons sleeping 2-4.
Glamping in a railway carriage in a lovely rural location near Ilminster in South Somerset. Mongolian yurts and tipis also onsite.
A Shepherd's Hut + Gypsy Caravan, each sleeping 4, in the pretty Teifi Valley. Short drive from Cardigan Bay coastline.
Luxuriously furnished rooms in former train carriages overlooking the river at Fairbanks, Alaska. Adults only
A converted railway carriage is now a holiday apartment found in the rural outskirts of Murcia
A well-placed hotel for car enthusiasts, in Stuttgart, offering themed rooms with beds made from vintage vehicles
Converted luxury tram and train apartments on a farm in the village of Hoogwoud in North Holland
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.
A unique camping experience: a tent in the trees or roulette in a riverside rural location close to Fribourg
A luxury mobile home designed for 4 in comfort. Great for exploring the great outdoors or to visit festivals in style.
Moored at the pier in the centre of Rijeka, Botel Marina offers a range of modern rooms alongside their on site restaurant
Traditional gypsy bow top caravan and nautically themed caravan in a quiet park not far from the coastline
In rainforest overlooking the beaches of Manuel Antonia National Park, this hotel has an unusual suite inside a Boeing 727
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.
Have a unique and relaxing holiday in vintage railway carriages in Tatamagouche
Beautiful traditional narrowboat with hot tub offers a romantic break for 2 on the Oxford Canal. 2 night minimum stay.
Glamping site with gypsy caravans, yurts, wooden huts, tipis and chalets at Dieulefit
Cabins, carriages and glamping options, inland from Alicante, with a restaurant and a pool
Sleep on a yacht or motor boat at the harbour in Boston. Guests have access to an outdoor pool
Elegant 100 yard yacht permanently docked at Riddarholmen Island. With sauna + restaurant serving Scandinavian dishes
These vintage cabooses on the shore of Clear Lake with jacuzzi in every room are ideal for a unique couple's getaway
Enjoy bush life at Undara where there are lava tubes to explore. Stay in railway carriages, pioneer huts or furnished swag tents
A floating backpackers in an idyllic location in the middle of Abel Tasman National Park
An award winning, Parisian themed hotel with quirky rooms and Airstream caravans outside San Francisco
An impressive Airstream caravan site on the island of Texel, just an hour and a half from Amsterdam
At Mossel Bay, alongside the beach, you will find train carriages converted into hostel accommodation
5 unusual glamping options set on a farm in Kaikoura with plenty of free-range roaming animals + llama treks
This hotel in central Delft also has 2 cosy gypsy caravans rooms in its courtyard
A tipi, quaint cottage bedroom and a restored vintage trailer await you in the beautiful countryside of Central Slovakia
A sustainable community offering interesting green lodgings in the Hawaiian rainforest. 2 night min stay
This boatel is floating right in the middle of Toronto, perfect for a couples city break on the water
Unique budget accommodation in vintage railway coaches in the centre of Cape Town
A floating hotel on the waterfront in the heart of Rotterdam with rooms decorated in different styles
London bus on the edge of a beach in Crab Hill offers quirky accommodation for 2 people
Go back to the 1950's at this trailer park with airstream vans, a bus and a pleasure boat for rent, in Bisbee
Unique vintage trailers in beautiful surroundings, with pool. Great area for wine tastings and romantic breaks
Authentic rice barges have been converted into luxurious suites at this beachfront property on Koh Samui
Six enchanting self-contained cottages, set on forty acres south of Sydney