Welcome to Unusual Holiday Cottages

Welcome to Unusual Holiday Cottages – a collection of unique, unusual self catering holiday cottages in Britain and beyond, for that unique holiday cottage experience.

Favourites include unusual holiday cottages in Devon, Cornwall, Dorset, Sussex and Hampshire; unique self catering cottages in the Lake District and the Peak District; and historic interest cottages in the Cotswolds and throughout Norfolk, East Anglia and Kent. Not forgetting strange self catering properties in Northumberland and Yorkshire, and weird holiday homes throughout Wales, Scotland and Ireland – from lighthouses to windmills; castles to duck houses.

There’s no advanced search facility here – just click on your preferred region and see what weird and wonderful properties you find.

And you can rest assured that you will also pay the best possible rate for your cottage. You book direct with the cottage owner and pay no booking fees or commission on this website.

Simple!

Recently Added Cottages

  • Rabbit’s Bothie

    Rabbit’s Bothie

    Rabbit's Bothie offers one-bedroom self-catering holiday accommodation in West Wight. The vacation rental is in a quiet location at the heart of the conservation area on the Tennyson Mile close to the beach and downs.

  • Pool View and Puddle Cottage

    Pool View and Puddle Cottage

    Puddle Cottage and Pool View combine traditional charm with up-to-date comfort, part of an old mill they retains many original features: exposed beams and large mill windows that offer exceptional views over the mill stream and surroundings.

  • Updown Cottage

    Updown Cottage

    5* Updown Cottage is a luxury & historic self catering holiday cottage. Located on Gold 'Hovis' Hill in Shaftesbury, Dorset, there are spectacular views from the cottage and garden making it the perfect place to relax in all seasons. In winter curl up by the inglenook woodburner and in summer, look out over miles of glorious English countryside from the terrace.

  • Bassets Acre

    Bassets Acre

    Bassets Acre is one of Portreaths finest houses, steeped in local history. Our six apartments are of the highest standard, rated 5 star on Tripadvisor, We are just a short walk to the beautiful beach and harbour, there are a good selection of shops, pubs and restaurants, Portreath is an ideal place to explore Cornwall from as we are only approx 30 min from Falmouth Truro, Newquay, Perranporth, St Ives and 40 min Eden Project