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New to Host Unusual: Unique holiday gems in South West England

11 February 2019

There’s no mistaking the annual allure of Southern England, with the counties of Devon, Dorset and Cornwall amongst the most popular.
Holidaymakers flock to these shores in search of beautiful coves, beaches, surfing and other southern adventures such as The Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan and many more.

We’ve also discovered a wealth of new and unusual places to stay in this area of the country, with everything from architect designed houses to beautifully restored barns, hand-crafted cabins and unique conversions – from containers to towers! 
Take a look at this latest selection of holiday gems and promptly set your compass ‘due south’.  You won’t regret it!
Main image: brand new Nordic style cabins at Lydcott Glamping, Cornwall

The Cider House

Near Bridport, Dorset, England
A stylish bolthole on a welcoming Dorset farm, perfect for an eco-friendly, all-weather rural escape from everyday life.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
From
£105 / night

Huxham Hideaway

Poltimore, Devon, England
A charmingly converted shipping container, set in a private meadow with panoramic views of rolling East Devon countryside.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2 (+2)
From
£180/ night

Beach Hut No.1 at Shaldon

Shaldon, South Devon, England
An Amazing Space beachside studio packed with style, beautifully nestled in an unspoilt South Devon village.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 4
From
£150 / night

Daphne Cottage

Mawnan Smith, Cornwall, England
An architect-designed, dog-friendly cottage that's full of cosy luxury, beautifully secluded near Cornwall's Helford River.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
From
£300 (4 nts)

Okel Tor Mine

Calstock, Cornwall, England
Beauty, peace and calm combine in two romantic Cornish riverside retreats: the former Smithy and Captain's Office of a Victorian tin mine.
Bedrooms: 1 per cottage
Sleeps:
From
£52 / night

Lydcott Glamping

Widegates, Cornwall, England
A unique, expertly handcrafted back-to-nature escape that showcases some of the best sea views in Cornwall.
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps:
From
£100 / night

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