Unusual holidays

Treehouses, tipis, shepherd's huts and yurts - sometimes known as 'glamping' - are one of the best ways to experience the outdoors while in the comfort of your quirky accommodation.

Kids will love our hand-picked selection, and you'll have fond memories of staying in one too.

Canal holidays on the Kennet & Avon canal, Wiltshire
Tranquil holidays on the Kennet & Avon canal, from 150 per accommodation per night
Surrey Hills self catering cabin
Timber lodge in the Surrey Hills, from 300 - 375 per cottage per week (sleeps 2)
Yurt accommodation in the Cotswolds
Luxury Woodland Hideaways amid magical Cotswolds Hills aonb, from 290 - 530 per yurt (4 nights midweek)
Alton bed and breakfast in Hampshire
B&B Gold Winner at 2011 Beautiful South Awards, from 50 - 100 per room per night
Luxury farm camping, Isles of Scilly
Luxury camping on beautiful St Mary's, from 400.50 - 1075.50 per week
Kent Downs eco lodge near Maidstone, England
Self-catering, disabled friendly, eco lodge near Maidstone, from 875 - 1450 per week (sleeps 10)
South Downs yurts in Hampshire
elegant yurts in 150 acres of ancient woods river & wildlife, from 270 - 495 per yurt (3 nights)
Snowdonia bed and breakfast accommodation
Carbon Neutral 1883 guesthouse 700ft up in Snowdonia, from 35 - 48 per person per night
Family holidays in Wales
Carbon neutral 1883 guesthouse.. 700ft up in Snowdonia, from 40 - 48 per person per night
South Downs yurt holidays in Sussex
Wonderful yurts and bell tents on a lovely private estate, from 1100 - 1950 per camp for 2 nights (sleeps 20)
Cotswolds yurt accommodation
Cotswolds Single Yurt for 5 in the woods, from 60 per accommodation per night
East Sussex tree house accommodation, England
A remarkable, romantic tree house in rural Sussex, from 172 - 279 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
East Sussex yurt glamping near Rye, England
Luxurious, spacious yurt available all-year in East Sussex., from 95 per accommodation per night
Isle of Wight tree house accommodation, Whippingham
Exciting new Treehouse on the sunny Isle of Wight, from 150 - 250 per accommodation per night
Woodbridge campsite in Suffolk
Campsite surrounded by beautiful Suffolk forest, from 16 - 18 per pitch per night
Chilterns tipi accommodation and campsite
Tipis and campsite set in stunning Chiltern countryside, from 10 - 40 per pitch per night
Wiltshire houseboat holiday for disabled people, sleeps 6
Canal boats for disabled, disadvantaged or elderly people, from 750 - 900 per accommodation per week
Yurt Eco Camp, Cotswolds
Yurt Eco Camp, sleeps upto 18 in Cotswolds next to farmshop, from 495 - 975 per yurt (4 nights midweek)
Shepherd's hut accommodation, Chilterns
Shepherd's Hut offering the cosiest stay in the Chilterns!, from 65 - 85 per accommodation per night
Ludlow eco lodge in Shropshire
Self-catering eco log cabin in Shropshire, from 375 - 695 per cottage per week (sleeps 6)
Snowdonia yurt holiday in Wales
Glamping near Snowdonia with views of mountains and sea., from 65 - 80 per tent per night
Self catering retreat cottages, Kent Downs
Cottage retreats in a Kent Downs spiritual site, from 291 - 450 per cottage per night
High Weald cottages & tent accommodation
Stylish, farm based eco glamping near historic Rye, from 80 - 110 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2-4)
River Thames 6 person motor yacht for hire, Chilterns
Luxury Linssen Holiday Motor Yacht for hire, Henley, from 1500 - 2500 per accommodation per week
Bridge Oast house bed and breakfast in Kent
Oasthouse B & B surrounded by fields, trees and wild birds, from 50 - 105 per room per night
Wiltshire self catering cabin, sleeps 6
Eco-friendly Finnish log cabin on the Marlborough Downs, from 800 - 950 per cabin per week (sleeps 4-6)
Houseboat holiday for disabled people in Wiltshire
Canal boats for disabled, disadvantaged or elderly people, from 750 - 900 per accommodation per week
Tipi accommodation in the High Weald, Sussex
Tipi camping in the beautiful Sussex Weald, from 180 - 500 per tipi per week
Double decker bus accommodation in Sussex
A converted 1982 mcw double decker bus as seen on Channel 4, from 210 - 390 per accommodation per night
Chale Green gourmet bed & breakfast, Isle of Wight
Gothic View B&B Victorian Chapel built in 1884, from 70 - 152 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2-4)

50 reviews for unusual holidays4 star overall rating

These full and frank independent unusual holidays reviews are from travellers who have booked directly through our-land.co.uk. They are not edited by us or any of the companies we work with. Find the real story, from real travellers below.

Isle of Wight tree house accommodation, Whippingham
Memorable parts? The location Tips? Prepare for a lovely time Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? Fantastic (more)Edward Cossart
From 150 - 250 per accommodation per night
High Weald tree house accommodation in Sussex
Memorable parts? The views and cuddling next to a warm winters fire :) Tips? Bring plenty of warm clothes and some books! Local benefits? Yes! There was a local shop that earns lots of business from the holiday! Overall rating? 5 star would go back everyday! Forever' (more)Danielle Pearson
From 340 - 427 per accommodation per week
East Sussex tree house accommodation, England
Memorable parts? The bridge and the BBQ. Beautiful view from the house. Fascinating kitchen! Tips? Make sure the weather is nice and prepare food for lunch and dinner especially BBQ. Local benefits? Overall rating? 100! (more)Lexi Yu
From 172 - 279 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Tree house accommodation, Chilterns
Memorable parts? The experience of sleeping in a treehouse was amazing Tips? If you bring bikes there are some nice paths and trails you can follow along the riverside. Local benefits? It is hard to judge as we only stayed one night, but it did seem to be environmentally friendly. Overall rating? 9/10 (more)Jemima Scholfield
From 85 - 100 per accommodation per night
East Sussex yurt glamping near Rye, England
Excellent...the Yurt was great (more)daniel richardson
The most memorable part of the holiday was being in the peace and quiet and the wood burner on the yurt. (more)Verity Slade
From 95 per accommodation per night
Sussex shepherds hut B&B, nr Petworth, South Downs
Memorable parts? The most memorable was the lack of Excitment!! It was was we wanted peace quite and lovely coutnryside and we got in buckets. Tips? Take all your strain and stresess and they will fully blow away by the fantstic place is the Shepherds Hut. Bring healthy appetitie you are going to need it for the lovely pub lunches. On a practical side a ordence survey map, walking shoes and a camera and all the clothes you would need for the British weather. Other then that. Leave... (more)David Green
From 100 - 120 per accommodation per night
Family holidays in Wales
We had a great time in Snowdonia. The most memorable part of the holiday was the warm welcome from the owners of the property. (more)Terry O'Neill
The most memorable part of the holiday was riding bikes in the mountains and seeing Snowdon appear through the morning cloud. (more)Kate Stranks
From 40 - 48 per person per night
Snowdonia bed and breakfast accommodation
The most memorable part was the amazing scenery, it was breathtaking. (more)Rachel Wells
Excellent for walks, great hosts, beautiful views and peacefulness. (more)Ben Alcott
The hospitality in the lodge was excellent. (more)Siddhartha Majumder
From 35 - 48 per person per night
East Sussex cabin B&B, South Downs
One of the best weekend escapes I have been to. I felt so relaxed and was also a great opportunity to learn about something I am very interested in. I just wished we could have stayed longer! (more)Nadia Saadi
Excellent....We loved the quirky, cosy wood cabin and the warm welcome we received from the owners. (more)Maxine Peel-Yates
From 65 - 90 per couple per night
Sussex campsite with yurts
Memorable parts? This is one of the best camps for children because it has got lots of activities and fun games. I would recommend Go Wild and Bushcraft because you learn how to make camp fires and shelters in the woods. We made a shelter out of branches and leaves and checked to see if it was waterproof. It was a success, I stayed dry! Connie, age 9 Tips? Do a workshop, they're fun and then you get to practice your fire making skills back at your camp! Enjoy the relaxed check out... (more)Sasha Chisholm
From 10 - 250 per person per night
Chichester bed & breakfast accommodation
The owners were very nice people, and the breakfast was very good. (more)Sarah Hagen
Really enjoyed exploring this area of Britain, which I have never really explored before. Particularly liked Arundel Castle, and as for the breakfasts they were amazing. (more)Wendy Morris
This weekend was very relaxing for us. I believe you can make it even better with the local sport activities such as kite surf, sailing, etc... Probably for next time! (more)Marion Renoux
From 30 - 55 per person per night

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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