The Directory of Unusual Places to Stay
Refurbished shabby chic fishing boat, first constructed in 1965, providing romantic retreat for 2. Moored at Brixham Marina.
Choose an exciting alternative holiday in this luxurious railway carriage for 4 in Halse - with hot tub
First Class!! 3 railway carriages & former loading bay with Hot Tub, set in pretty rural setting, near The City of York.
Victorian railway carriage hidden in a homely chalet bungalow, sleeping up to 8, near quiet beach beside The Wash, NW Norfolk
A renovated carriage for 2 with hot tub. Located in Akeld, near Wooler and the Scottish borders.
Sleep in the converted cockpit or other part of a Jumbo Jet near to Stockholm's Arlanda airport. Dorm + private rooms for unique stay
A luxury floating hotel offers quality cabin rooms and suites in central London, Docklands
Original Pullman carriages converted into en-suite rooms & restaurant alongside Yorkshire's East Coast Main Line near York. No pets
Find 3 train carriages that each sleep 6 at Allerston - on the edge of the North York Moors National Park.
Luxuriously refurbished railway carriage accommodation in Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site
Beautiful vintage railway carriage for 2+2, located in the heart of the countryside at Eardisley, not far from Hay on Wye
Unique railway carriage accommodation set in a working steam railway station nestled at Northiam. Sleeps up to 6
Converted TOAD Brake Van and Ammunition Wagon stay at Northiam with views over the working steam railway station
Stylish, modern houseboat on Mersea Island near Colchester, with views of beach and Blackwater Estuary
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
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
Gypsy Caravan and Hobbit House both sleep up to 4 people on a wildlife conservation site. Closed in winter
Small secluded glamping site offering a range of unusual accom including a Helicopter. A central base on the IOW
Red London bus transformed into a quirky stay with access to hot tub for guests. Sleeps 5, near Hartland
Accommodation offered in a converted railway carriage found amongst cycle trails between Whitby and Robin Hoods Bay, in the North East
Train carriage accommodation, with or without meals, at Bere Ferrers Station. Visitor centre for rail enthusiasts
Stay in colonial splendour in a restored Edwardian Pullman carriage or the former Station, set in the heart of The South Downs
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 holidays for rail enthusiasts, families, couples, dogs - restored carriages in St Germans and Hayle. Plus a carriage for 2 with wheelchair acces...
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
A self-catering 1955 airstream caravan in Norfolk in pretty garden setting. Good for a couple but 1 child and dog could also stay
2 railway carriages sleeping up to 5 people near Stowmarket. Family friendly with pool + hot tub access at owners property. 2 nt min 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
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...
2 Victorian Railway Carriages with space for 3/4 guests each, near the village of Wisbech St Mary.
Luxury glamping in stylish vintage horseboxes sleeping 2-4 people, or B+B rooms in the Country House near Ross-on-Wye
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
3 converted buses in a country setting near Shrewsbury. They sleep up to 5/6 and each has an outdoor HOT TUB
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
Custom built cabin within the Pembrokeshire National Park gives you an off grid experience in the heart of nature. Min 2 night
A historic paddle steamer, moored in a scenic spot by the city of Budapest, offers 4 star accommodation
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
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
Glamping in a railway carriage in a lovely rural location near Ilminster in South Somerset. Mongolian yurts and tipis also onsite
Stunning ocean liner anchored in Long Beach offers luxury accommodation and a Princess Diana exhibition
A converted railway carriage is now a holiday apartment found in the rural outskirts of Murcia
Holly Farm Holidays, Yurt and Railway Carriage, glamping at its best in South Somerset
Luxuriously furnished rooms in former train carriages overlooking the river at Fairbanks, Alaska. Adults only
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
Moored at the pier in the centre of Rijeka, Botel Marina offers a range of modern rooms alongside their on site restaurant
A unique camping experience: a tent in the trees or roulette in a riverside rural location close to Fribourg
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
Glamping site with gypsy caravans, yurts, wooden huts, tipis and chalets at Dieulefit
, France
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
Have a unique and relaxing holiday in vintage railway carriages in Tatamagouche
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 impressive Airstream caravan site on the island of Texel, just an hour and a half from Amsterdam
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
At Mossel Bay, alongside the beach, you will find train carriages converted into hostel accommodation
An award winning, Parisian themed hotel with quirky rooms and Airstream caravans outside San Francisco
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
A floating hotel on the waterfront in the heart of Rotterdam with rooms decorated in different styles
Unique budget accommodation in vintage railway coaches in the centre of Cape Town
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
Six enchanting self-contained cottages, set on forty acres south of Sydney
London bus on the edge of a beach in Crab Hill offers quirky accommodation for 2 people