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New to Host Unusual: North Star Club, Old Station Allerston, Little White Alice and High Cross Camping Coach and Living Van

20 February 2017

February has been an incredibly busy month sofar here at Host Unusual, with a record number of new members joining up. Herewe’ll introduce you to four of our latest unique and extraordinary holiday retreats- a designer woodland glamping hideaway and three quirky converted 1960srailway carriages in beautiful Yorkshire, a relaxing and reviving eco-retreat inrugged Cornwall complete with Wild Spa, and a Victorian railway carriage and Edwardianworker’s van in Dorset surrounded by meadow views. If that doesn’t make youfeel like booking a Host Unusual Springtime getaway, we don’t know what will!
 
North Star Club
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Get ready for a dose of rustic opulence atthis truly beautiful Yorkshire glamping retreat – the culmination of a 15-yeardream held by its creators, two award-winning designers. North Star Club offersa choice of exquisite Woodland and Hideaway Suites, each with its own uniquetouches. Venture inside and you will discover decadent features such asfour-poster beds, distressed leather sofas, spa-style bathrooms and cracklingwood burners to create the ultimate country-house style luxury whilst keepingfirmly in touch with the natural surroundings. If you fancy socialising youmight like to venture to the site’s communal hangout, The Woodshed – completewith outdoor firepit perfect for toasting marshmallows and taking in the sereneforest views.
Old Station Allerston
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For a first-class break with a difference,the Old Station Allerston can certainly deliver. Three beautifully preservedand fully equipped 1960s railway carriages await you at the station platform onthe original Forge Valley railway line, offering characterful self-cateringaccommodation for up to 6 guests each. Cleverly utilising original featurescombined with retro touches, this North Yorkshire holiday retreat is a fantasticfamily-friendly option; with two acres of land to explore, plus outdoor picnicbenches, BBQs and a selection of toys, games and bicycles on offer, you’llnever run out of things to do here. If you do venture out though, you’ll findplenty to do locally – and the glorious beaches and attractions at Scarborough arejust 12 miles away.
 
Little White Alice
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Get back in touch with your wild side atthis serene 28-acre eco-friendly retreat in rugged and beautiful Cornwall.Little White Alice has been built on the principles of self-sufficiency,sustainability and nurturing care for the environment – so much so that it hasbeen awarded a National Gold Sustainable Tourism Award for Excellence.Accommodation is in the form of two eco-cottages and two eco-arks, with theopportunity to indulge in some truly natural relaxation at the unique Wild Spapowered by the sun, natural wood and wind; detox in the sauna, soothe youraches in the woodfired hot tub and awaken your senses with a refreshing outdoorbucket shower. Other highlights include spa treatments, an on-site vegetablegarden and friendly resident rare-breed animals the kids will adore!
 
High Cross Camping Coach and Living Van
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Nestled in the pretty Dorset countryside,you’ll find two unique and characterful holiday hideaways ready to transportyou back to the good old days! High Cross Camping Coach and Living Van – aVictorian railway carriage and an Edwardian worker’s van – each sleep twoguests and are situated in a private garden surrounded by wildflower meadowsand countryside views. The Camping Coach features quirky reminders of itsformer life throughout, and the adjacent Living Van offers the perfect cosynook to house two more of your party. There is even an on-site Victorian DiningCarriage, where you can indulge in a fine meal prepared by a professional chefin this First Class salon car! With all this and the delights of the Jurassic Coast just five miles away, a stayhere will surely be one to remember.

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