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New to Host Unusual: Whimsical Treehouses, Wild West-Themed Havens, Magical Glamping And More!

21 February 2024

As we take our first tentative steps out of winter, our latest collection of retreats celebrate the Great Outdoors in all its diverse glory. Perfect timing, if you ask us!

Elevated on a scenic hillside close to the rural Herefordshire and Worcestershire border are two colourful and lovingly-crafted treehouses for big and little kids alike. Better still, the surrounding 17 acres boast ‘secret’ woodland paths, tree swings, and picnic spots that are ideal for watching springtime unfold.

Looking for somewhere with a quirky theme? Mosey on down to the Norfolk countryside, where three bespoke-crafted, Wild West-themed cabins resemble an 1850s Jail, a Church, and a General Store – with a friendly communal Salon to whet your whistles in by evening.

From the Wild West we travel to Ireland’s Ancient East, where two enchanting glampsites await: one story-themed and the other with a laid-back ‘festival’ vibe. Close to bustling Dublin, you’ll also be surrounded by one of the oldest mountain ranges in Europe, for the most superlative scenery over your al fresco breakfast.

We’ve got plenty more extraordinary retreats to show you, from restored places of worship and classy cabins, to unique havens in the vibrant hearts of rural France and Italy.

Come and browse the collection now!

Author: Nina Jervis
Main image: Kaya at Blackhill Farm, Herefordshire

Wilder Retreats

Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Sumptuous, adults-only A-frame cabins with private hot tubs, soothingly nestled amongst 24 acres of protected wilderness on the edge of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£170 / night

The Forager's Cabin

Guilsfield, Powys, Wales
Steal away to a cosy Welsh sanctuary with a stargazing deck and secluded hot tub, lovingly handcrafted from reclaimed materials and nestled amongst private woodland that feels like its own natureful world.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 3
From
£185 / night

Gilling West Floatel

Gilling West, Yorkshire, England
This stylish boathouse is nestled on its own floating jetty, and peacefully secluded within a private country estate on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£754 /week

Bredon View Glamping

Pershore, Worcestershire, England
Immerse your soul in nature from the comfort of a sumptuous pod with a private wood-fired hot tub, peacefully nestled on the idyllic Cotswolds border.
Bedrooms: 1 per pod
Sleeps: 4
From
£185 / night

Arcadia

Frampton Mansell, Gloucestershire, England
A romantic hand-crafted cabin set within an idyllic wilderness in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£174 / night

Green Lane Carriage

Willersley, Herefordshire, England
Step aboard a restored Victorian railway carriage with sleek modern elements, secluded on a working Herefordshire farm with 100 acres of orchards (and plenty of opportunity for cider-tasting!).
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
From
£130 / night

The Tin Church

Tomatin, The Highlands, Scotland
A cosy couples’ sanctuary set on a 5,000-acre estate in the Scottish Highlands, with the Findhorn river cutting through south facing views framed by distant hills and mountains.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£140 / night

The Orchard at Fenny Castle

Wookey, Somerset, England
Two bespoke treehouses and a luxury cabin, rich in comfort and dreamily nestled on a historic, family-run wildlife retreat in the scenic heart of Somerset.
Bedrooms: 1 per unit
Sleeps: 2
From
£148 /nt

Ancarva

Millbrook, Cornwall, England
A luxurious, architect-designed haven beautifully set on Cornwall’s breath-taking Rame Peninsula, for magnificent views across the water to Mount Edgcumbe Country Park.
Bedrooms: 4
Sleeps: 8
From
£1,960 /week

The Carriage Ely

Coveney, Cambridgeshire, England
Two elegant and luxurious retreats with private hot tubs, housed in a beautifully restored GWR train carriage for a first-class break in the tranquil Cambridgeshire countryside.
Bedrooms: 1 per carriage
Sleeps: 4
From
£159 / night

One Acre Wood

Bishop's Frome, Herefordshire, England
Magical, lovingly hand-crafted treehouses filled with creature comforts and exquisitely nestled on the rural Herefordshire and Worcestershire border, with fun fresh-air activities aplenty!
Bedrooms: 3 per treehouse
Sleeps: 6
From
£313 / night

Hank's Ranch

King's Lynn, Norfolk, England
Mosey on down to a welcoming and irresistibly quirky retreat that’s expertly themed around America’s Old Wild West, surrounded by wild ‘n’ wonderful West Norfolk countryside.
Bedrooms: 1 per cabin
Sleeps: 2
From
£150/ night

Oasyhotel

San Marcello Piteglio, Tuscany, Italy
An award-winning sustainable sanctuary, deeply immersed in protected Tuscan nature with luxury lodges, home-grown cuisine, and al fresco activities designed to re-acquaint you with the natural world.
Bedrooms: 1 or 2 per lodge
Sleeps: 4
From
£344 / night

Chapel Studio

Downhead, Somerset, England
A divine, dog-friendly love-nest, sumptuously styled and beautifully set amidst picture-perfect countryside on the edge of the Mendip Hills.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£360 / 3 nts

Graig Escapes

Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales
Beauty, tranquillity – and alpacas! – live and breathe in the scenic heart of North Wales, where you’ll discover a dreamy selection of retreats with al fresco bathtubs to help you unwind in style.
Bedrooms: 1 or 2 per unit
Sleeps: 4
From
£140 / night

The Cabin at Mackay's

Durness, The Highlands, Scotland
A cosy, dog-friendly bolthole with a stylish and indulgent feel, secluded in a ruggedly beautiful Scottish Highlands village for jaw-dropping views whatever the weather.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
From
£225 / night

The Bothan at Mackay's

Durness, The Highlands, Scotland
A cosy self-contained studio with breath-taking Atlantic Ocean views, dog-friendly and secluded in a Scottish Highlands village just moments from the beach.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£338 /2 nts

Parcel Clos Normand

Rives-en-Seine, Normandy , France
Relax, breathe easy and dine well amongst timeless Normandy countryside, from the comfort of an eco-friendly and locally-crafted Tiny House set within a tranquil cider orchard.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 3
From
£119 / night

Parcel Puits Carré

Dame-Marie, Normandy, France
Live slowly and freely amongst nature in a welcoming, eco-friendly tiny house set amongst picture-perfect French countryside, with pure-bred horses to meet and delicious local produce to sample!
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 3
From
£119 / night

Black Isle Lodge

Munlochy, The Highlands, Scotland
A soothing Scandinavian log cabin, nestled amongst birch woods and sweet-scented pines in a magical corner of the Scottish Highlands.
Bedrooms: 3
Sleeps: 5
From
£120 / night

The Carriage at Creagan

Appin, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
A detail-rich, first-class railway retreat with a sumptuous outdoor bath, romantically secluded on a former station at the breathtakingly scenic mid-point between Oban and Fort William.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£200 / night

Kaya at Blackhill Farm

Craswall, Herefordshire, England
Lovingly-crafted, adults-only havens with luxurious private facilities (including dreamy outdoor bathing!) secluded amongst rolling Herefordshire countryside.
Bedrooms: 1 per unit
Sleeps: 2
From
140/nt (Nook)

South Lytchett Manor Glamping

Poole, Dorset, England
Hand-crafted glamping retreats for couples and families (and their dogs!) nestled on an award-winning site that’s rich in natural beauty and fresh-air adventure, with Dorset’s iconic attractions in easy reach.
Bedrooms: Open plan
Sleeps: 4
From
£79.50 /nt

Glamping Under the Stars

Portlaoise, County Laois, Ireland
A private, magical haven with joyfully quirky retreats and idyllic wildflower meadows, peacefully secluded in Ireland’s ‘Ancient East’ close to bustling Dublin.
Bedrooms:
Sleeps: 6
From
£107 / night

Cossington Park Estate

Cossington, Somerset, England
Two magnificent Grade II-listed retreats, privately secluded on a historic 22-acre Somerset Levels estate for a family-and-dog-friendly escape filled with captivating stories and fun fresh-air adventure
Bedrooms: 9
Sleeps: 26
From
£1500 (3 nts)

Den in the Dales

Muker, Yorkshire, England
Den in the Dales is a sustainably-crafted storybook burrow for two, dog-friendly and beautifully secluded amongst sheep-dotted farmland in Yorkshire’s mesmerising Swaledale Valley.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£561 /week

Ingoldisthorpe Folly

Ingoldisthorpe, Yorkshire, Norfolk, England
Experience a characterful, turreted retreat with a stargazing hot tub and gorgeous grounds to explore, elegantly styled and peacefully nestled amongst scenic Norfolk countryside.
Bedrooms: 4
Sleeps: 9
From
£1,204 /week

Angle Horse Lorry

Angle, Pembrokeshire, Wales
A dog-friendly, detail-rich TV-featured 'Amazing Space' with sweeping sea views to Angle Bay, beautifully set on the breathtaking Pembrokeshire Coast .
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£504 /week

Les Cols Pavellons

Olot, Catalonia, Spain
Welcome to a breathtaking, architect-designed glass retreat inspired by the Japanese concept of zen, with Michelin-starred dining and immersive views of Catalonia’s Garrotxa Volcanic Nature Reserve.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£341 / night

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