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New to Host Unusual: Extraordinary Stays with Original Cottages

Host Unusual are delighted to have teamed up with Original Cottages, who bring together amazing and unique properties through 29 truly-local brands.

The portfolio has something for everyone and when we say that it is unique, we mean it is really unique.

Whether you’re looking to stay in a Norfolk mill set on a remote island, a romantic shepherds hut on a working Suffolk farm, a wooden cabin designed for star-gazing, a Grade II listed former gatehouse on the famous Holkham Estate or indeed, anything in-between – we have what you are looking for.   
Here we introduce a range of varied properties all with their own story, identity and quirks.

The truly-local Original Cottages team in truly-local offices are knowledgeable, friendly and enjoy nothing more than helping you find your perfect escape. 

Together we’ll tell you where the best place to walk your four-legged friend is locally, where you’ll find the scrummiest cream tea and all the secrets that will make your holiday unforgettable.

Main image: Dragon’s Eye | Ceredigion, Wales

Red Rails

Newquay, Cornwall
A vibrant Art Deco hideaway for group celebrations with a creative twist, featuring incredible views of Newquay's Fistral Beach.
Bedrooms: 5
Sleeps: 10
£1895 (7 nights)

Sky Hut

New Quay, Ceredigion
Open the roof of your romantic cabin to greet the star-studded canvas above, from your secluded position on a West Wales family farm.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£385 (7 nights)

Wee Retreat

Sheringham, Norfolk
An incredible transformation of a former Victorian toilet block, into a stylish holiday home with spectacular Norfolk sea views.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
£611 (7 nights)

The Castle Holt

Holt, Norfolk
A regal retreat worthy of grand group celebrations, charmingly located in a North Norfolk town where time stands still.
Bedrooms: 4
Sleeps: 8
£1,197 (7 nights)

Red Mill

Haddiscoe Island, Norfolk
Escape all the demands of life, in an historic Norfolk mill set on a remote island, with soothing panoramic views of the River Yare.
Bedrooms: 3
Sleeps: 6
£491 (7 nights)

Manor House Shepherd's Hut

Birtley, Northumberland
A romantic rural escape to the serenity and dark stargazing skies of the wildlife-steeped North Tyne Valley.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£235 (7 nights)


White Horse Common, Norfolk
A ‘wow-factor' conversion of an historic Norfolk mill, with four luxurious floors of accommodation that's ideal for special group breaks.
Bedrooms: 4
Sleeps: 9
£1,042 (7 nights)

The Old Chapel Annexe

Nayland, Suffolk
A quintessentially English break awaits, in a heavenly holiday home exquisitely set in Suffolk's Constable country.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£385 (7 nights)

Secret Water

Beccles, Suffolk
Escape to Suffolk's beautiful Waveney Valley, in a unique floating glamping pod positioned on the shimmering Southern Broads.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
£914 (7 nights)

Dragon's Eye

Aberaeron, Ceredigion
A wonderfully creative, TV-featured glamping pod with glass panels and a rotating bed to showcase the lush Welsh landscape.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£395 (7 nights)


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