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10 Of The Most Unique And Spectacular Airbnbs In The UK

Although Europe is slowly opening up, the rest of the world is closed for the holiday season this year. But before you get sad, there’s no reason why you can’t have the best staycation in the UK! With availability from July, we’ve found you a selection of some of the BEST, most unique Airbnbs across the UK. From beautiful castles to luxury campervans, romantic treehouses to funky yurts, you’re going to forget going abroad with this amazing choice of incredible destinations. Get ready to start exploring the UK and don’t forget to get booking ahead of the crowds! Please remember to check the individual COVID regulations per home, and take note prices are approximate to certain dates.

1Romantic Castle, Peebles

Price per night: £143/night

Sleeps: 4 people

This beautiful, medieval, mini-castle is set in the scenic countryside on the River Tweed. It’s a perfect location to explore the Scottish borders, with wonderful nature walks surrounding the property and a log fire to relax by after your adventuring.

2Boutique Houseboat, Cambridge

Price per night: £143/night

Sleeps: 2 people

A short walk from the Cambridge city centre lies this stunning houseboat situated on the river. With its modern accommodation combined with impressive views across Stourbridge Common, this a great choice for a weekend retreat.

3AirShip 002, Drimnin Highlands

Price per night: £150/night

Sleeps: 2 people

Have you EVER seen something like this before? Talk about an incredible way to wake up, surrounded by views of the Scottish coastline. It’s an insulated, aluminium pod – yeah you read that right – with all modern facilities for you to have a truly wonderful break. We think you should wake up for the sunrise views – and if you won’t, we’ll book and do it for you!

4Converted Chapel, The Lake District

Price per night: £65/night

Sleeps: 2 people

One of the most beautifully designed living spaces we’ve seen, this bright and airy space is in the perfect location for walking through the wonderful English countryside. Converted from a Methodist Church, this home combines modern, contemporary features with original, historical heritage.

5Private Jet, Redberth,South Pembrokeshire

Price per night: £139/night

Sleeps: 4 people

The dream to afford a private jet in our lifetime is looking a little unpromising, so staying in one is the next best thing! This was built in the seventies, and was able to fly nine people before being converted into a unique Airbnb stay. It retains most of its original features including a lit up bar area and cockpit. The property has the standard amenities as well as an equipped shower block on site with hot showers and fridges. 

6Romantic Treehouse with Balcony, Penzance

Price per night: £300/night

Sleeps: 2 people

One of the most magical places on our list, this Airbnb has floor to ceiling windows complete with a balcony overlooking the picturesque countryside. It’s only a ten minute walk to Penzance, so you’ve got the option of exploring or simply relaxing in your beautifully, secluded treehouse.

7Luxury Campervan with a Land Rover converted Hot Tub, High Bickington,North Devon

Price per night: £115/night

Sleeps: 2 people

This retro motorhome is a VERY cool and extremely unique Airbnb. The inside has cosy features, and vintage decor with a double bed, central heating, bath, shower, toilet, fridge and cooker – everything you need for a perfect staycation. Outside, the views are spectacular, and you can enjoy them sipping on a glass of champagne in the hot tub – located in the outdoor seating area – which has been created from the inside of a Land Rover!

8Old Smock Windmill, Rural Kent

Price per night: £175/night

Sleeps: 2 people

For any of you who doubted being able to sleep in a windmill – here’s the proof that you absolutely can. A peaceful, relaxing and romantic retreat for couples, designed to take you away from city life into complete tranquillity amongst the Kent countryside. 

9Mongolian Yurt, Wootton Bridge

Price per night: £72/night

Sleeps: 4 people

Available from April – October, this Mongolian themed yurt offers accommodation for four guests and a fully equipped camping kitchen – with a freestanding BBQ – connected to the yurt by a wooden walkway. The uninsulated yurt has shower and toilet facilities in a separate rustic unit, and is a short walk away from the local amenities. Situated in a walled garden, you’re surrounded by wildlife, and you can enjoy a selection of woodland walks and access to an adjacent orchard. A wondrous, rural retreat for an adventure in the great outdoors.

10Incredible Beach Hut Getaway,Millbrook, Cornwall

Price per night: £170/night

Sleeps: 2 people

What a place to experience the best of British sunsets! Smell the fresh sea air as you look out onto the views across the ocean. A home away from home, where doing anything but relax is frowned upon.

Which unique Airbnb is your favourite? Let us know!