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
Isle of Wight tree house accommodation, Whippingham
Exciting new Treehouse on the sunny Isle of Wight, from 150 - 250 per accommodation per night
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
Surrey Hills self catering cabin
Timber lodge in the Surrey Hills, from 300 - 375 per cottage per week (sleeps 2)
East Sussex tree house accommodation, England
An open plan tree house in rural Sussex., from 141 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Cotswolds yurt accommodation
Cotswolds Single Yurt for 5 in the woods, from 60 per accommodation per night
East Sussex yurt glamping near Rye, England
Luxurious, spacious yurt available all-year in East Sussex., from 65 - 85 per accommodation per night
Kent Downs eco lodge near Maidstone, England
Self-catering, disabled friendly, eco lodge near Maidstone, from 875 - 1450 per week (sleeps 10)
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)
South Downs yurts in Hampshire
elegant yurts in 150 acres of ancient woods river & wildlife, from 260 - 750 per yurt (3 nights)
High Weald tree house accommodation in Sussex
Luxury self-catering eco-lodge tree houses, from 340 - 427 per accommodation per week
Chilterns self catering barn conversion, sleeps 4
A beautifully converted barn standing in private gardens., from 395 - 645 per accommodation per week (sleeps 4)
Woodbridge campsite in Suffolk
Campsite surrounded by beautiful Suffolk forest, from 16 - 18 per pitch per night
Dartmoor shepherd's hut camping near Tavistock
Shepherd's Hut for comfortable, stylish camping on Dartmoor, from 48 - 55 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Shropshire self catering cottage
Cottage on an organic farm in Shropshire Hills, from 200 - 390 per cottage per week (sleeps 4)
Petworth bed and breakfast, South Downs
Train carriage accommodation with silver service breakfast, from 92 - 198 per room per night (sleeps 2)
Shepherd's hut accommodation, Chilterns
Shepherd's Hut offering the cosiest stay in the Chilterns!, from 65 - 85 per accommodation per night
South Downs shepherds hut, sleeps 3, nr Hambledon
Secluded shepherds hut in the heart of the South Downs, from 75 - 114 per accommodation per night
Ashdown Forest yurt accommodation
Woodland retreat offering craft courses and yurt stays, from 120 per accommodation per night
Isle of Wight Shepherd's Hut accommodation
Amazing, oak clad, lux Shepherd's Hut homestead, all 4 you, from 150 - 225 per accommodation per night (sleeps 4-6)
Chilterns tipi accommodation and campsite
Tipis and campsite set in stunning Chiltern countryside, from 10 - 40 per pitch per night
Ludlow eco lodge in Shropshire
Self-catering eco log cabin in Shropshire, from 375 - 695 per cottage per week (sleeps 6)
Glamping holidays in the South Downs, England
Comfortable camping with style in East Meon, from 800 - 900 per accommodation per week

46 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.

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 141 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
Memorable parts? Being in the peace and quiet and the wood burner on the yurt. Tips? It really is in the middle of nowhere so if you want to go further afield you do need a car. Local benefits? Yes the owners were both lovely and very friendly. The local was a very nice pub. Overall rating? 3 stars. (more)Verity Slade
From 65 - 85 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 90 - 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 32 - 48 per person per night
Chichester bed & breakfast accommodation
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
B&B was very good - Sandra & Charles good hosts. (more)Michael Lawton
From 30 - 55 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 32 - 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

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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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