We are very lucky here in the UK, we have some truly amazing places to stay. I’ve been having a hunt about, and have shortlisted the following ten as must visit places.
No Man’s Fort, Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Private island fort off Portsmouth with 22 bedrooms. It has its own spa, a selection of bars, a large sun deck, a hot tub and a lighthouse (which you can book to sleep in!). [More Info]
Gir Lion Lodge at London Zoo
Located within roaring distance of the Asiatic lions, guests can experience ZSL London Zoo in a whole new light and discover what happens when visitors go home. [More Info]
Woodside Bay Treehouse, Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat, Wootton Bridge, Isle of Wight.
A spectacular treehouse, with all the latest tech, hidden within idyllic woodland on the North shores of the island. There’s a private hot tub, restaurants and spa facilities. [More Info]
The Four Sisters Boatel, Edinburgh, Scotland.
A luxury, four star, self catering, canal houseboat, accommodation located in the very heart of Edinburgh city centre. [More Info]
Teepee Valley Campsite, Markethill, County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
Here you will experience peace and quiet within a choice of either a traditional Native American Tepee, two yurts, a log cabin, dome or inside a perfectly furnished gypsy caravan plus there’s a large firepit – always a good thing to have! [More Info]
Brockloch Eco Retreat, Kirkpatrick Durham, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.
Two spaces designed by award-winning designer Sam Booth and featured on Channel 4’s George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces. There’s roof skylights allowing you to fall asleep while star-gazing, surrounded by nature. [More Info]
The Ceridwen Centre, Drefach-Felindre, Carms, Wales.
Stay in a Double Decker bus, an eco pod, yurts or group house. Enjoy outdoor eco hot tub and views across the Teifi valley. My kids would love the bus option! [More Info]
Scargill Castle, Co. Durham, Barnard Castle, Yorkshire.
Built in 1560, it’s been restored from a crumbling ruin into a delightful retreat for two, combining historic character with all the cosiness and comfort of the 21st century. Gorgeous. [More Info]
Crafty Camping & Treehouse
Adult only glamping site with luxury glamping options including a Treehouse. There’s also a tree shower, sauna, hot tub all in private woodland near Lyme Regis. [More Info]
Coastguard Lookout, Dungeness, Kent.
A unique former radar station, spectacularly located with uninterrupted views of the sea, a few steps from the water’s edge, it is the perfect place for a romantic getaway. [More Info]
Also check out the five sustainable UK breaks from earlier this year.
Let me know what unique places you have seen / visited, I’d love to check them out, too.