Unique Retreats

Unique Cottages & Glamping

Have you ever dreamed of staying in a windmill or maybe even a lighthouse? Thought about glamping in a yurt? Everyone needs an experience slightly out of the ordinary once in a while to provoke the imagination and inspire the mind, and a stay in a unique holiday property is the perfect way to do it. Our selection of unique cottages will provide a quirky experience for a unique holiday in the UK. Whether you're looking to stay in one of our independent cottages with luxury amenities such as hot tubs and games rooms or to stay in unusual and impressive locations,  unforgettable holiday experiences abound at Handpicked Cottages.

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Corncott At Millbrook Cottages

Romantic hot tub cottage at Corncott

High Bickington, Umberleigh, Devon

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Number One At Swallows’ Flight

Coastal Cottage with Hot Tub in Devon

Chillington, Kingsbridge, Devon

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Honey Hedge

Honey Hedge

Lamorna, Penzance, Cornwall

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The Coach House At Sherway Farm Holiday Cottages

The Coach House

Clyst Hydon, Exeter, Devon

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Knoydart Hide

Child-friendly luxury

Inverie, Knoydart, Scotland

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Lamorna View

Lamorna, Penzance, Cornwall

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The Dovecote

The Dovecote

Lamorna, Penzance, Cornwall

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Scotsview

Romantic Log Cabin

Spittal Of Glenshee, Cairngorm National Park, Perthshire

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Duck Street Cottage At Symondsbury Estate

Living room

Symondsbury, Bridport, Dorset

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Adam Lodge At Lakes Edge

Adams Lodge

Pudleston Court, Leominster, Herefordshire

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Eve Lodge At Lakes Edge

Eve Lodge

Pudleston Court, Leominster, Herefordshire

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Cedar Lodge At Upthorpe Lodges

Cedar Lodge

Stanton, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Maple Lodge At Upthorpe Lodges

Maple Lodge

Stanton, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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The Retreat At Cheviot Holiday Cottages

The Retreat Luxury

Ingram Valley, Alnwick, Northumberland

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Woodpeckers At Woody Park

Woodpeckers At Woody Park

Bradfield, Cullompton, Devon

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Kingfishers At Woody Park

Kingfishers At Woody Park

Bradfield, Cullompton, Devon

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The Gatehouse Lodge At Easton Holiday Cottages

The Gatehouse Lodge At Easton Holiday Cottages

Easton, Grantham, Lincolnshire

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The School House At Easton Holiday Cottages

The School House At Easton Holiday Cottages

Burton-le-Coggles, Grantham, Lincolnshire

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Wee Howf At Craighead Howfs

Wee Howf At Craighead Howfs

Braco, Dunblane, Perthshire

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The Big House At Sound Of Harris

The Big House At Sound Of Harris

8a Borrisdale, Isle of Harris, Scotland

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The Other House At Sound Of Harris

The Other House At Sound Of Harris

8a Borrisdale, Isle of Harris, Scotland

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Coach Cottage At River Nene Cottages

Coach Cottage At River Nene Cottages

Water Newton, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

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Taigh Iain At Blue Reef Cottages

Taigh Iain At Blue Reef Cottages

Scarista, Isle of Harris, Scotland

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Taigh Sheumais At Blue Reef Cottages

Taigh Sheumais At Blue Reef Cottages

Scarista, Isle of Harris, Scotland

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Winnow Nook At Damgate Farm

Winnow Nook At Winnow Barns

Ilam, Ashbourne, Derbyshire

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Asphodel Cottage

Tarlton, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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The Roundhouse At Trengove Farm Cottages

The Roundhouse At Trengove Farm Cottages

Portreath, Redruth, Cornwall

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Hart Barn

Hart Barn - Lake District

Hartsop, Patterdale, Cumbria

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The Nest Treehouse

The Nest

Blackdown Hills, Honiton, Devon

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The Hovel At Housedean

The Hovel At Housedean

Brighton Road, Lewes, East Sussex

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Shepherds Lodge At Morrells Wood Farm

Shepherds Lodge At Morrells Wood Farm

Leighton, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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The Lodge At Airhouses

The Lodge At Airhouses

Oxton, Lauder, Scotland

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Higher Scholes Cottage

Higher Scholes Cottage

Oakworth, Keighley, West Yorkshire

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Beechnut At Heath Farm Holiday Cottages

Beechnut Exterior at  Heath Farm

Swerford, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

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Chestnut At Heath Farm Holiday Cottages

Chestnut Bedroom, Open Plan Luxury

Swerford, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

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Hazelnut At Heath Farm Holiday Cottages

Hazelnut Exterior

Swerford, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

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Unique Cottages for a unique retreat by the sea

Why book unique stays with Handpicked Cottages?

Sometimes, we all need to experience something totally new for a little inspiration and invigoration. Our range of unique holiday accommodation at Handpicked Cottages combines impressive design with awe-inspiring locations for a truly unmatched holiday escape. The UK has lots of unforgettable, unique holiday experiences to make the most of!

Surround yourself with spectacular design 

Immerse yourself in art and aesthetics staying in one of our unique cottages. Led by design, these independent cottages feature striking architecture, antique or designer furniture and boundless attention to detail, making them truly impressive places to stay. Whether you're an artist looking for inspiration or just a style-conscious traveller, these cottages are perfect for you.

Unique holiday experiences around the UK 

It's not all about style - substance is key, too, when it comes to unique holidays in the UK. Whether you're planning a weekend break or a longer stay, there are countless unique experiences to be had on holiday in the UK. Stay in a cottage overlooking a tranquil Scottish lake, reside in a coastal lighthouse or on a peaceful heritage windmill in the middle of a meadow. Sometimes taking a break means a unique experience!