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

  • The Old Station Allerston

    The Old Station Allerston

    The three carriages, all ex BR Mk2 First Class Corridor stock, were built in Derby during 1968-9. They are now exceptionally well equipped for self catering, having undergone a comprehensive conversion.

  • The Granary Holiday Cottage

    The Granary Holiday Cottage

    A beautiful converted granary building at the centre of Lanton Hill farm. We are a "Dogs Welcome" holiday cottage and also have kennelling available for large groups of dogs! We can provide a wide range of on site activities and are situated in a prime location for local attractions within the beautiful Borders of Scotland.

  • Cliburn Station

    Cliburn Station

    Cliburn Station offers two unique, quirky, peaceful retreats. Both the Signal Box and the Weigh Office are recently converted railway cottages, fully modernised while keeping their original characteristics.

  • 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.