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Ten of the Best Vintage, Retro and Mid Century Modern Stays in the UK

The past can be a special place…one that feels vibrant and comforting, all at the same time.

When it comes to picking the perfect time-travelling holiday, your possibilities are almost endless, whether you want to experience the high life in grand art deco style, take a trip back to the 1950s in a gleaming airstream or you’re up for reliving the 60s and 70s in groovy surroundings!

So come and take a seat in our time machine, as we transport you to ten of the very best uniquely nostalgic stays around.
Main image: Sands Studio | St Ives, Cornwall

Vista Point

East Preston, Sussex
Listed beachside holiday home, designed by architect Patrick Gwynne, located on quiet estate in East Preston, West Sussex.
Bedrooms: 5
Sleeps: 9
£1000 (4 nights mid-week)

Kaywana Hall Luxury B&B

Kingswear, Devon
Hidden in 12 acres of private Devon woodland, this striking 1960s architect-designed butterfly roof house has been modernised as a luxury B&B.
Bedrooms: 4
Sleeps: 2 per room
£210 / night

Art Deco House UK

Shanklin, Isle of Wight
Spectacular cliff top art deco house with stunning sea views and period features on the Isle of Wight.
Bedrooms: 6 (+1)
Sleeps: 16

Happy Days Retro Vacations

Saxmundham, Suffolk
Experience the nostalgia of authentic vintage Airstreams and caravans, all blissfully set on a peaceful Suffolk campsite, complete with a cinema shed and two escape rooms! 
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: 2-32
£240 (2 nights)

Sound of Harris

Isle of Harris
Deluxe self-catering accommodation on the Isle of Harris with panoramic coastal views and mid-century interior design.
Bedrooms: 1 per property
Sleeps: 2 per property
£666 (3 nights)

Filter House

Ladock, Cornwall
A former waterworks bursting with spectacular Art Deco character, situated on the edge of a tree-lined quarry lake in the Cornish village of Ladock.
Bedrooms: 3
Sleeps: 6
£550 / week

Sands Studio

St Ives, Cornwall
Romantic Sands Studio is a retreat bathed in cool contemporary style, featuring uninterrupted views over stunning St Ives Bay.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
£640 (1 week)


Braunton, Devon
A groovy Devon welcome awaits you in this unique 70s-styled designer seaside bungalow, for a luxury family stay with a retro difference.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4-5
£125 / night


Hartland, Devon
Step inside a classic mystery novel, in a characterful double decker bus set on the grounds of a North Devon country house.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 5
£136 / night


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