The Directory of Unusual Places to Stay
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The current situation regarding bookings, isolation and the Corona Virus.
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Prices from £60/night
Studio style cottage with conservatory in the heart of the lake district at Woodend. Sleeps 2 people. Dogs welcome. 2 night stays from Saturdays.
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Prices from £108/night
Luxurious contemporary log cabin with private Hot Tub, romantic breaks for a couple in peaceful location near to Bowness & lake.
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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 £82/night
Beautiful barn conversion with hot tub and wonderful countryside views near Barnoldswick sleeps 6. Minimum 3 night stay.
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Prices from £114/night
Award winning rural site with 10 lodges, set around a lake or in woodland, all with private hot tubs, sleeping up to 6 people near Morpeth.
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Prices from £81/night
A renovated carriage for 2 with hot tub. Located in Akeld, near Wooler and the Scottish borders.
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Prices from £275/night
Wooden pod with private hot tub sleeps 2 people near Hornsea. 1 night stays permitted. No pets.
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Prices from £94/night
Romantic retreat for 2 in a characterful unique cottage with hot tub in the village of Melmerby near Penrith. 3 night min stay.
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Prices from £108/night
Shepherds hut with hot tub, en-suite facilities and breakfast sleeps 2 people near Filey. 2 night minimum stay. No pets.
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Prices from £65/night
Natural wild site on a working farm offers 5 wooden cabins that sleep 2-4 with stunning views over Nidderdale Valley near Ripon.
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Prices from £85/night
Romantic shepherd's hut for 2 surrounded by wildlife nr Harrogate. Soak in the woodburning hot tub + roast marshmallows on the fire pit! 2 night min sta...
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Prices from £114/night
Relax surrounded by the rolling hills of Wrenbury near Cheshire in one of these delightfully shabby chic boutique barns that sleep 2-4 people.
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Prices from £68/night
Impressive gate house offers stunning views out to Lindisfarne and sleeps 4 people. Children + dogs welcome. 2 night min stay.
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Prices from £42/night
Converted Sheep Fauld with views over the countryside from the hot tub. Dogs welcome. No children. 3-7 nt min stay with Mon/Fri arrival.
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Prices from £100/night
Glamping site on the Chatsworth Estate offers camping plus timber pods and bell tents with private hot tubs.
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Beautiful rural lakeside site offering luxury off-grid bell tents for Adults Only near Chester. Closed in winter.
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Prices from £72/night
A charming detached holiday cottage with hot tub where dogs + children are welcome in Akeld. Sleeps 5 + 2 dogs.
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Prices from £102/night
Shepherds Hut with hot tub and breakfast available on site. Sleeps 2 people near Filey. 2 night minimum stay. No pets.
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Prices from £85/night
Self-catering holiday lodges - some pet friendly/some with hot tub that sleep 2-6 guests. Set near the Lake District at Greystoke.
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Prices from £70/night
Big toasty Yorkshire Dales farmhouse with breathtaking views and vintage midcentury styling above hip Hebden Bridge, near Haworth.
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Prices from £62/night
Beautiful shepherd's hut near Windermere offers you all the luxuries you could want tucked away in nature. 2 night min stay. No pets.
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Prices from £69/night
Romantic rural boathouse sleeps 2 people near Leek. Views across the lake. Minimum 2 night stay with Friday arrivals. Dogs welcome.
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Prices from £235/night
A unique holiday cottage with hot tub and garden at the former Akeld Station. Dogs and children welcome. Sleeps up to 9 + 2 dogs.
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Prices from £76/night
Wooden lodge with hot tub sleeps 2-4 people on a small campsite near Carlisle. Dogs welcome. 2 night minimum stay.
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Prices from £190/night
Luxury log cabins sleep 2-10 near the Lake District with private hot tubs and fantastic views of the River Lyne. Fishing possible.
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Prices from £82/night
Tepee style lodge with 4 bedrooms and hot tub on a small site near Otterburn. Relax under the night sky + spot a shooting star! Min 2 nt stay.
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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 £80/night
Luxury resort with hotel rooms and cabin style accommodation + hot tubs sleeping 2-8 people. 18 hole golf course, gym + restaurant in Pocklington.
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Prices from £75/night
Secluded boathouse positioned over the water on the shore of Lake Windermere. Great location for water sports. 7 nt min stay. Book ahead!
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Built in 1850 during the reign of Edward III, this medieval fortified castle in Northumberland offers a tranquil stay.
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Prices from £70/night
Luxury camping pods with stunning views - two with private hot tubs near Settle. For couples, families, cyclists and country lovers.
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Prices from £71/night
Restored former water tower in country setting near Corbridge. A miniature castle experience for up to 4 guests. 7 night min stay from a Friday. Popular!
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Prices from £95/night
Cosy eco cabin with hot tub for a couple - peaceful location near Lake Windermere & bustling Bowness village.
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Prices from £86/night
Luxury log cabin with hot tub sleeps 2 near Richmond. 1 dog welcome. Minimum 3 night stay.
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Prices from £72/night
Romantic getaway for 2 in this studio style cottage with private hot tub and access to a swimming pool in Brampton. 3 night minimum stay.
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Prices from £80/night
Cross the gangplank for a romantic stay in a unique boathouse in the middle of Whitby harbour, sleeps 2.
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Prices from £165/night
Treehouse with decking with river views and a private HOT TUB, sleeps up to 4 people, north of Carlisle.
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Prices from £99/night
Enchanting woodland suites with rustic good taste - tree trunk beds, furry throws and candles, near Sancton. Good for couples, families, groups.
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Prices from £79/night
A former mill barn combining traditional features + contemporary design set beside tumbling waterfalls in Brampton. Sleeps 4 with 3 night min stay.
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Prices from £90/night
Unique, spacious, warm, narrowboat holiday hire & houseboat stay near Manchester - operating since 2012. Have a look!
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Prices from £70/night
Charming woodland cabins near Filey and the North York Moors. Individuals + groups welcome. Minimum 2 night stays.
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Prices from £44/night
Cottage once belonging to the artist Percy Kelly. Sleeps 4 people. 1 dog welcome.
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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 £88/night
Romantic tower sleeps 2 people in the market town of Alnwick.
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Prices from £54/night
On the edge of the North York Moors National Park you can discover 3 gorgeous train carriages that each sleep 6 at Allerston.
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Prices from £78/night
Set in woodland near Stamford Bridge is a stylish campground with glamping options for families, couples, weddings and groups. Closed in winter.
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Prices from £62/night
Cottage within a converted church with tower, sleeps 6 people in Ambleside. Dog welcome. 3 night minimum stay.
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Prices from £85/night
Stylish and cosy, a Shepherd Hut for 2 in famous town of Eyam in the Peak District.
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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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Prices from £54/night
Quirky ground floor apartment in the prestigious Royal Crescent sleeps 4 in Whitby. Dogs welcome. 2 night minimum stay.
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Prices from £56/night
Enjoy a relaxing holiday in Kenwick Woods with a private HOT TUB, access to pool and gym nearby. Near Louth and the coast. 2 night min stay.
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Prices from £43/night
Gorgeous bijou cottage for 2 with original features and access to a shared hot tub near Helmsley. Dogs welcome. 2 night minimum stay.
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Prices from £45/night
Beautiful Grade II listed holiday cottage with a stylish quirky interior design. Perfect for a romantic retreat. 2 night min stay.
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Prices from £99/night
Gorgeous luxurious house with quarry lakeside location offers the perfect getaway for family and friends in Capernwray.
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By the North York Moors National Park, idyllic cabins&hot tubs set beneath the trees.OFFER:Quote QUIRKY10 for 10% discount on stays taken by Dec 2020.
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Prices from £150/night
Secluded cabin for up to 4 with private wood fired hot tub near the Lake District offers a rustic and relaxing break in the woods.
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Prices from £101/night
Working farm offers 5 yurts with hot tubs for up to 5 + a quirky octagonal folly for 2. On the edge of Yorkshire Dales.
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Prices from £55/night
A glamping village at Kirkington offering wonderful range of accommodation, each with unique and quirky interiors. Hot tub & Sauna. Closed in winter.
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Prices from £40/night
Self-catering Luxury Lodge and Wigwam® Cabins with hot tubs, just 1-mile from some of the most spectacular and rugged sections of Hadrian’s Wall.
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By the North York Moors National Park, idyllic cabins&hot tubs set beneath the trees. OFFER:Quote QUIRKY10 for 10% discount on stays taken by Dec 2020.
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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 £119/night
Two luxury 5 star, dog-friendly cottages for 6 - each with hot tub - in unbeatable lakeside location, in the Lake District.
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Prices from £75/night
Be close to nature at this eco camp with Tree House Yurt, shepherds hut with hot tub, cabin + yurts in Upper North Tyne Valley.
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Prices from £108/night
Beautiful yurts in the Nidderdale + close to the Yorkshire Dales. Great for couples, families + groups, WITH HOT TUB. Closed in winter.
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Prices from £60/night
Shepherd's hut for 2 with lovely views, on a working hill farm in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park in Bilsdale.
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Prices from £110/night
Woodland yurt sleeps 4 close to Carlisle and offers a relaxing rural retreat with private hot tub.
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Prices from £40/night
A great base in the heart of the Lake District offering wonderful views and stays in Hobbits Holes, glamping tents, cabins & pods.
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Prices from £100/night
A romantic treehouse for 2 (+ dog), nestled in the woodland, with the North York Moors National Park & Yorkshire Coastline nearby.
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Prices from £91/night
Norwegian wooden lodge with hot tub, sauna and Air Spa bath sleeps 2 on a site near Richmond.
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3 bedroom holiday cottage at Whitby Lighthouse on the East coast sleeps 5, near the North Yorkshire Moors. 2 night min stay.
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Prices from £115/night
A 58ft narrowboat sleeping up to 6 guests, providing constantly changing scenery and views as it cruises. Based near Nantwich.
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Prices from £87/night
Cosy shepherd's hut for 2+2 with ensuite shower and eco toilet, set in secluded woodland near Beverley and stunning Yorkshire coastline.
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Prices from £70/night
Stay in a cosy traditional gypsy caravan B&B surrounded by stunning Lake District scenery close to Lake Windermere.
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Prices from £54/night
Stylish and cosy shepherd's hut for 2 in Skipsea, just a short walk from the sea. Closed in winter.
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Prices from £100/night
3 Self-catering lighthouse cottages set on Langness Peninsula surrounded by birds and sealife.
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Prices from £300/night
700 year old listed building with beautiful interior + roof terrace. Enjoy its riverside position in York. Sleeps 6. 3 night min stay.
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A cottage for 5 at Whitby Lighthouse on a high cliff near Whitby, with stunning views and beaches. Dog's welcome.
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Prices from £95/night
Converted barn offers a romantic getaway for 2 near Richmond.
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Prices from £150/night
Gorgeous handmade off grid wooden Roundhouse with private hot tub offers a romantic, friends or family getaway for up to 4 in South Lakeland.
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Escape your hectic lifestyle in an original VW Campervan from Keswick in The Lake District. Pick up days vary.
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Two beautiful Narrowboats that sleep 2-4 people and cruises along the scenic Lancaster Canal. 3 night minimum stay.
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Prices from £58/night
One of a selection of holiday homes sleeping 5 in Seahouses with harbour views. Indoor heated pool + sauna. 2 night min stay. Other cottages sleep 4-6.
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Prices from £200/night
Historic house with hot tub sleeps 12 people in 5 bedrooms in Windermere. Dogs welcome. Minimum 3 night 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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Yurts + Gypsy caravans on the shores of Lake Windermere. Horsedrawn wagon or motorhome for touring the Lake District too.
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Prices from £116/night
Modern barn conversion with hot tub, swimming pool and large garden sleeps 6 near Bellingham. Min 3 night stay.
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Prices from £42/night
Quirky yet modern style cottage by the River Eden in Kirkby Stephen sleeps 2 people. Minimum 2 night stay. No pets.
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Romantic retreat for 2 built in 1560 on the site of an earlier medieval castle. 3 night minimum stay.
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Prices from £78/night
14th Century Pele Tower near Carlisle sleeps 8 people. Large grounds and original features. Dogs welcome. 1 night stays available.
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Prices from £135/night
Railway carriage sleeps 2 and benefits from original features mixed with modern conveniences plus views over the River Marron in Ullock.
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Prices from £290/night
Large property with hot tub and Italian style garden sleeps 15 people in 7 bedrooms near Penrith. Minimum 3 night stay. Dogs welcome.
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Quirky glamping + circus caravans with yoga, bushcraft + holistic therapies on site, near North YorK Moors Nat Park + the sea.
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Prices from £50/night
A quaint thatched holiday cottage for 4 in Hale with a wonderful history behind it. Mon/Fri arrival for 3 night minimum stay. 2 dogs welcome.
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Prices from £415/night
Luxurious and opulent Victorian manor house with private hot tub, garden, spa, gym and cinema room sleeps 13 near Penrith. Minimum 3 night stay.
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Former hunting lodge near Richmond offers dorm and private accommodation plus wooden pods sleeping up to 4 people
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Formerly a public convenience, now a novel coastal self-catering studio for 2 with views over Morecambe Bay.
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Prices from £62/night
Modern house with cinema in the village of Gilcrux sleeps 8 people. Dog welcome. 2 night minimum stay.
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Prices from £39/night
Shepherds hut sleeping 2 people in an elevated position overlooking the Duddon Estuary in Askam-in-Furness. Minimum 2 night stay. Dog welcome
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Prices from £89/night
Ground floor apartment within historic Waren Mill, set on the Heritage coastline near Bamburgh. Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms. 1 dog welcome. Min 2 nt stay.
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Prices from £72/night
Town centre apartment with quirky features sleeps 4 in Keswick in 1 double and 1 bunk bed. Dogs welcome. 2 night minimum stay.
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Prices from £57/night
Grade II listed gatehouse offers a great base to explore the local area of Kirkby Stephen. Sleeping 4 people with a min 7 night stay. No pets.
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5 beautifully decorated shepherd's huts in the heart of the Lake District in the impressive ground of Rydal Hall. Enquire about yoga breaks.
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Prices from £308/night
Modern cottage with hot tub sleeps 13 in 6 rooms. Swimming pool, sauna + games room access on 60 acre site with 4 other cottages. 2 night min stay.
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Prices from £165/night
Wooden lodge with hot tub sleeping 6 people on Otterburn Hall Estate. Children and dogs welcome. Min 3/4 night stay with Mon/Fri arrivals.
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Lovely rural family run farm hideaway offers pods, caravans and a bell tent near Kendal.
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A charming hut for 2 located in countryside by the idyllic hamlet of Holburn.
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Modern wooden yurts in the countryside of Union Mills with private hot tubs. They sleep up to 4 people and are located by a river.
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Prices from £380/night
Large country house with original features + HOT TUB nr Carlisle. Great for a group booking of 10 in each wing, 20 people if renting the whole house.
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Prices from £257/night
Large Georgian house with hot tub, games room and gated grounds sleeps 15 people in Appleby. Dogs welcome. 2 night minimum stay.
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A historic country cottage near Matlock, where your host provides all the creative meals. Sleeps 6 with a 2 night min stay.
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Enjoy the festivals in comfort with one of these glamping options that can be found at different festival locations throughout the year in the UK.
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Prices from £38/night
Quirky renvated cowshed in Penrith sleeps 3 people. Weekly stays only. Dogs welcome.
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Prices from £82/night
Cosy shepherd's hut with views overlooking the countryside offers a comfy rural retreat for 2 adults. No children or pets.
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Prices from £52/night
Apartment within Brancepeth Castle near Durham sleeps 3 people in 2 bedrooms. 2 night minimum stay. No pets.
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Prices from £71/night
Renovated mill worker's cottage sleeps 6 people south of Lake Windermere. Dogs welcome.
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Gorgeous chunky log cabin with outside terrace and countryside views sleeps 6 near Ulverston.
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Two ensuite rooms - only sharing the kitchen - set around a cobbled courtyard dating back to 1807. 10 minutes from Chester.
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Prices from £58/night
Church conversion sleeps 4 people near Windermere. No pets. 2 night minimum stay.
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Originally a land army girls base this hostel offers dormitory and private rooms plus 4 shepherds huts in Wooler
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Old Shepherds bothy is now a YHA Hostel in a rural location near Cleator in the Lake District National Park. Private rooms available. Access via foot or bik...
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Prices from £81/night
Unique property featuring stained glass windows, beams and stonework in a light and spacious open-plan style. Sleeps 6 + dog. 7 night min stay.
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Prices from £55/night
Cottage with lots of character features in the village of Greystoke. Sleeps 4 people. 2 night minimum stay. No pets
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Prices from £71/night
Character cottage with many original features sleeps 5 near Helmsley. Dogs welcome. 2 night minimum stay. Shared hot tub.
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Prices from £72/night
Peele tower dating from 1603 sleeps 4 near Carlisle. No dogs. 3 night minimum stay.
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Prices from £294/night
Manor house with views over Lake Windermere and quirky historic design sleeps 4 people. Over 16's only. 2 night minimum stay. No pets.
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Prices from £122/night
Beautiful converted water mill sleeps 8 people near Penrith. Dogs welcome. 2/7 night minimum stay.
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Historic & unique Iron Chapel conversion sleeping up to 6 in a beautiful conservation area outside Newcastle.
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Prices from £83/night
Gorgeous former Victorian school with many original features sleeps 4 near Belford with views over Holy Island. 7 night minimum stay.
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A campsite at Middleton on the River Tees (with free fishing) offers alternative stays in a Belle Tent or Bargain Cottage, each for 2.
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Hostel in Troutbeck with tipis, bell tents and camping. Stunning views over Lake Windermere
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Prices from £75/night
Historic cottage sleeps 4 people near Windermere. Over 12's only. No pets. 3 night min stay in low season. 7 night min stay in high season.
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A luxury cruise boat on which you can enjoy the Yorkshire and Lancashire canals and rivers. Closed in winter
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Prices from £166/night
Cottage in a grade II listed property with hot tub, access to a pool and stunning views over the Lake District. Sleeps 6 with a min 2 night stay.
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Prices from £48/night
Unique train station waiting room has been transformed into a bright property sleeping 2 at Bardon Mill. 3 night min stay. Dogs welcome.
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Spacious studio style tin cottage offers a romantic retreat for 2 in Low Mill in the North York Moors. Saturday arrivals for weekly stays. No pets.
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Prices from £839/night
Grade II listed mansion sleeps 40 people in 13 bedrooms in rural Waverton near Wigton. Great for special occasions. No minimum stay. Dogs welcome
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Prices from £144/night
A restored detached 19th-century chapel with games room that sleeps 12. In a village near Barnard Castle.
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Prices from £189/night
Converted Grade II listed 19th century Methodist chapel in a village near the Pennines. Sleeps 14 in 6 bedrooms. 3 night min stay + 5 night max stay.
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Prices from £76/night
Lodge in close proximity to Derwentwater offers a rural retreat for 2 adults in Borrowdale. 7 night minimum stay. No pets.
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Grade II Regency style house near Ambleside offers dorm and private rooms plus glamping pods, tipis and bell tents
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Grade II listed, Georgian property set in the grand and beautiful grounds of Eslington Park. Sleeps 10. 7 night minimum stay
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A charming cottage with access to a recording studio. Sleeps up to 4. Small dog welcome
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Hotel with romantic + individual shabby chic rooms + a healthy/vegetarian restaurant, in the Lake District. Children and dogs welcome.
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Affordable wooden camping pods for 2 people in countryside near Pocklington.
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Historic 600 year old monk's friary now offers hostel style accommodation with single rooms and en-suite family rooms
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Prices from £90/night
Historic cottage with hot tub and original railway platform in the garden offers a rural retreat for 2 near Shotley Bridge.
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Gorgeous cabins, hot tubs + treehouses - a great escape for couples, families, dogs + groups in woodland. OPENING Nov 6th.
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Two beautiful luxurious shepherd's huts sleep 2+1 near Harrogate. Enjoy picking fruit from the trees or a fitness class during your stay!
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Prices from £79/night
Circular cottage in a great location, perfect for a romantic + relaxing break for 2, close to Richard III's castle and lots more. 3 night min stay.
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Prices from £250/night
Unique opportunity to spend the night in a stable with a horse companion! For 1-3 horse lovers. In Cartmel, in the Lake District.
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Prices from £119/night
Renovated 19th century Gothic style building for 2 people plus one dog in Hunmanby. Great location for exploring North Yorkshire. 2 nt min stay.
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Prices from £119/night
Renovated listed building with Gothic features sleeps 2 people + dog. Great location for exploring the N. Yorkshire coast, in Hunmanby. 2 nt min stay.
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Prices from £165/night
Sophisticated shepherds hut for 2 in the the Keswick countryside with fabulous views and an outdoor seating area from which to take it all in.
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Prices from £169/night
Shepherd's hut for 2 near Filey with private hot tub! With a BBQ, fire pit, pizza oven and on site shop. Discover the Yorkshire Wolds. 2 nt min stay.
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Prices from £275/night
Romantic pod for 2 with private hot tub in Skipsea, close to the beach.
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Prices from £253/night
Cottage for 9 people in Skipsea. With hot tub, games room + steam room. Dogs welcome. 3 nt min stay.
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Prices from £116/night
Converted 19th century stone-built farm mill in East Newtown sleeps 5. In the Northumberland National Park. 7 nt min stay. 2 dogs welcome.
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Prices from £114/night
Cliff top cottage in Saltburn-by-the-Sea sleeps 4. With rooftop patios from which to enjoy the spectacular views. 2 nt min stay. 2 dogs welcome.
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Prices from £104/night
Converted 18th century corn mill with original features in Branthwaite sleeps 4 + 1 dog. Close to the Lake District's National Park. 2 nt min stay.
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Prices from £92/night
Barn conversion in Sawdon sleeps 4 + 1 dog. By North York Moors, close to Scarborough and Dalby Forest. 7 nt min stay. Available March - Oct/Nov.
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Prices from £92/night
Barn conversion in Sawdon for 4, with balcony over a pond. By the North York Moors. Perfect for cycling, horse riding+more. 7 nt min stay. March-Oct.
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Prices from £65/night
Barn conversion for 4 + 1 dog in the North York Moors National Park, nr Scarborough + Dalby Forest. Available March - Oct/Nov. 7 nt min stay.
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Prices from £57/night
Barn conversion in Sawdon, North York Moors National Park, for 4. Near Dalby Forest+Scarborough. Disabled access. 7 nt min stay. Available March-Oct.
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Gorgeous historic property with many original features sleeps 4 + offers a great base to explore Alnwick. 3 night min stay with Mon/Fri arrivals.
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Prices from £40/night
One of 6 modern wooden pods set within the Lake District near Keswick.
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Prices from £97/night
Gorgeous property with eclectic interior design, large garden and hot tub in the village of Roughlee.
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Prices from £54/night
Historic chapel mixes tradition with contemporary in the village of Claxton, near York.
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Prices from £108/night
Gorgeous former church with lovely gardens offers a bright and open space for people to enjoy in Rothbury.
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Prices from £50/night
Gorgeous lodge with private hot tub and all mod cons set on the edge of the Lake District in the village of Brocklebank.
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Prices from £100/night
Charming site offers a retro caravan and unique summerhouse near Filey and the North York Moors. Individuals + groups welcome. Minimum 2 night stays.