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New to Host Unusual: Twelve Northern Delights

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Published 12/02/2020 New to Host Unusual: Twelve Northern Delights


We have our sights firmly set on the far north of England and Scotland in our latest update, with a new dazzling selection of properties, each one as rich in character and spirit as its blessed location. So join us as we drop the pace and explore some of the delights of this beautiful part of the world.

Now all you need to do is choose your base, be it a brand new luxury treehouse, uniquely styled contemporary beach cabin, historic former icehouse, urban houseboat, turfed roof idyll, romantic folly or roundhouse, architect-designed wow-factor retreat or perhaps a handcrafted hut - complete with lambing experience! 

What's not to love about this diverse bunch? Time to start planning some northern adventures, post-haste! 
 
Author: Alex Wilson

Conch Cottage

Conch Cottage

A luxurious, architect-designed haven with incredible views of Loch Sunart...and absolutely no other houses to be seen! If you're aching for a secluded and atmospheric escape with the one you love, Conch Cottage is the destination of your dreams.Inspired by the natural, curved beauty of a seashell, the architect-designed cottage is set on the wild west coast of Scotland, overlooking the shimmering…

Glacial Shore

Glacial Shore

An historic former icehouse beautifully set into the rugged Scottish landscape, with breathtaking sea views from the roof.Sleeping up to six lucky guests (and two even luckier dogs), a stay at Glacial Shore feels extra-special from the moment you arrive.You'll imagine that you've spirited yourselves far away from the everyday cares of life as you approach the windswept volcanic cliffs of St Cyrus,…

AirShip 2

AirShip 2

View the Scottish Highlands at their most breathtaking, from the romantic comfort of a deliciously secluded, architect-designed pod.AirShip 2 was designed by the renowned firm of architects, Roderick James - whose philosophy is to create versatile living spaces with more than a touch of fun and informality!So you can rest assured that you won't be greeted by a traditional, square-roomed building,…

Gerda of Glasgow

Gerda of Glasgow

Stay on a beautiful Dutch barge, furnished with home comforts and moored on a quiet hilltop close to buzzing Glasgow city centre.Moored just 15 minutes from Glasgow airport, and within walking distance of the culture-steeped city centre, Gerda of Glasgow is perfect for those who enjoy the buzz of city life...but still want somewhere calm to retreat to at the end of an exhausting day!Friendly…

Ramside Hall Hotel Treehouses

Ramside Hall Hotel Treehouses

Luxury lives amongst the leaves of County Durham, on the woodland site of a four-star hotel with an indulgent spa.The only Silver awarded AA-rated, four-star spa hotel in County Durham, Ramside Hall Hotel not only boasts a luxurious range of rooms and suites, but 350 acres of stunning private grounds.It's amongst these grounds that you'll discover the hotel's new, opulent Treehouses, perfectly…

Woodland Chase Glamping

Woodland Chase Glamping

Escape from everyday life, with luxurious, grown-up glamping on a Northumberland family farm set close to the beautiful coast.Old Felton Farm, beautifully positioned in the heart of Northumberland, is home to Woodland Chase Glamping, a sumptuous, adults-only country escape that feels like a well-kept secret.It's here, nestled amongst soothing woodland, that you'll discover a selection of unique,…

Craigduckie Shepherd's Huts

Craigduckie Shepherd's Huts

Get up close and personal with life on a friendly farm, in a handcrafted hut beautifully set amongst rolling Scottish countryside.Nestled near Dunfermline, Easter Craigduckie is every inch the friendly and traditional family farm, filled with grazing sheep, cattle, chickens (and the occasional pigs!)  So, if you've ever wanted to get away from the rat race and see what it's like to live…

Carnish Cabin Ebb

Carnish Cabin Ebb

A stylish and contemporary beach cabin for two, beautifully positioned a mere pebble-skim away from the white sandy shores of Uig Bay.One of Scotland's best-kept secrets, Uig Bay has been proudly designated as one of just 40 National Scenic Areas in the country.You'll understand why just as soon as you arrive. The vast, paradise-like white sands seem virtually untouched, framed by rolling hills…

Cruinn Leum Round House

Cruinn Leum Round House

A light-flooded creative retreat with untamed rural views, blissfully secluded in a remote, semi-wild Scottish Highlands village.Originally intended to be an artist's retreat with a built-in recording studio, Cruinn Leum is a stunning eco-retreat for two, beautifully located on the Applecross peninsula in the North West Highlands.Elevated above the pier at Toscaig, you can enjoy spectacular views…

The Hillside Hideaway

The Hillside Hideaway

View the Isle of Skye at its most dramatic and beautiful, from the chic comfort of a private, scenery-showcasing retreat for two.Secluded directly in the hillside, and looking out over the tranquil, shimmering Loch Harport, The Hillside Hideaway promises to take your breath away.Ideal for a couple in need of a break from hectic everyday life, you'll feel as though you've cast yourselves away to a…

The Folly at Old Melrose

The Folly at Old Melrose

A charming retreat for two, surrounded by woodland and birdsong on a historic Scottish Borders estate by the tranquil River Tweed. Peaceful and secluded, it's hard to imagine that The Old Melrose Estate has changed much over time.  Situated within a meander of the River Tweed, and perfectly positioned in the heart of the Scottish Borders, you'll feel delightfully cut off from the rest of the…

The Keep

The Keep

An impeccably styled, architect-designed ‘castle'-inspired retreat set close to Loch Awe, with expansive views of the surrounding woodland.A contemporary take on a fortified castle, architect-designed The Keep holds court in the charming village of Cladich, close to Loch Awe and with commanding views all the way out to the Ben Cruachan mountain.Sleeping up to six guests and their two…

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