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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2

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Little Owl

Little Owl Rural Cottage with Hot Tub

Knowstone, South Molton, Devon

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2

Bedrooms

1

Number One At Swallows’ Flight

Coastal Cottage with Hot Tub in Devon

Chillington, Kingsbridge, Devon

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2

Bedrooms

1

Honey Hedge

Award-winning Hot Tub Cottage at Honey Hedge

Lamorna, Penzance, Cornwall

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2

Bedrooms

1

The Coach House At Sherway Farm Holiday Cottages

The Coach House

Clyst Hydon, Exeter, Devon

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2

Bedrooms

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Forest Cottage

Baby-friendly luxury cottage in Aviemore

Aviemore, Aviemore, Inverness-shire

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2

Bedrooms

1

Knoydart Hide

Child-friendly luxury

Inverie, Knoydart, Scotland

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2

Bedrooms

1

Lamorna View

Lamorna View

Lamorna, Penzance, Cornwall

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2

Bedrooms

1

Scotsview

Romantic Log Cabin

Spittal Of Glenshee, Cairngorm National Park, Perthshire

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2

Bedrooms

1

Duck Street Cottage At Symondsbury Estate

Duck Street Cottage

Symondsbury, Bridport, Dorset

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2

Bedrooms

1

Adam Lodge At Lakes Edge

Adams Lodge

Pudleston Court, Leominster, Herefordshire

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2

Bedrooms

1

Eve Lodge At Lakes Edge

Eve Lodge

Pudleston Court, Leominster, Herefordshire

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2

Bedrooms

1

Cedar Lodge At Upthorpe Lodges

Cedar Lodge

Stanton, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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2

Bedrooms

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Maple Lodge At Upthorpe Lodges

Maple Lodge

Stanton, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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2

Bedrooms

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Waterfall

Stunning Views

Loch Tay, Kenmore, Scotland

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2

Bedrooms

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Beanacre Barn

Beanacre Barn

Binegar, Wells, Somerset

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2

Bedrooms

1

The Retreat At Cheviot Holiday Cottages

The Retreat Luxury

Ingram Valley, Alnwick, Northumberland

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2

Bedrooms

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The Oak House

The Oak House

Lansdown, Bath, Somerset

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2

Bedrooms

1

Woodpeckers At Woody Park

Woodpeckers At Woody Park

Bradfield, Cullompton, Devon

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2

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Kingfishers At Woody Park

Kingfishers At Woody Park

Bradfield, Cullompton, Devon

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2

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Fallen Angel

Fallen Angel Cottage Cornwall

Mousehole, Penzance, Cornwall

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2

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Rose Cottage

Romantic Hot Tub Cottage in North Devon

Middle Village, High Bickington, Devon

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4

Bedrooms

2

Lewis Longhouse

Luxury Rural Retreat on the Isle of Lewis

Back, The Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

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4

Bedrooms

2

Wheal Fox At Rosehill Lodges

Coastal Luxury Lodge with Hot Tub

Porthtowan, St Agnes, Cornwall

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4

Bedrooms

2

Oyster

Oyster

Loch Tay, Kenmore, Scotland

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4

Bedrooms

2

The York Brew House

Brewery Gates

The York Old Brewery, York, Yorkshire

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4

Bedrooms

2

Garden Cottage At Field House Farm

Space to Relax

Sewerby, Bridlington, Yorkshire

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4

Bedrooms

2

Old Pear Tree Barn

Old Pear Tree Barn Cornwall

Cubert, Newquay, Cornwall

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4

Bedrooms

2

North Wing

North Wing, Acton Castle, Cornwall

Marazion, Penzance, Cornwall

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4

Bedrooms

2

Old Barn Tregonetha

Child-friendly Luxury Rural Retreat

Tregonetha, Saint Columb, Cornwall

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5

Bedrooms

3

Apsley Cottage

Pet-Friendly Rural Group Accommodation in The Cotswolds

Sapperton, Near Cirencester, The Cotswolds

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6

Bedrooms

3

Wheal Rock At Rosehill Lodges

Award-Winning Coastal Cottage in Cornwall

Porthtowan, St Agnes, Cornwall

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6

Bedrooms

3

Butlers Cottage At Lakes Edge

Butlers Cottage

Pudleston Court, Leominster, Herefordshire

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6

Bedrooms

3

Ryeworth Cottage At Kingham Cottages

West End, Kingham, Oxfordshire

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6

Bedrooms

3

Orchard Barn At Sisland Tithe Barn

Enjoy the View

Sisland, Norwich, Norfolk

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6

Bedrooms

3

The Great Barn At Waternook

Pet Friendly Group Accommodation in the Lake District

Howton, Ullswater, The Lake District

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8

Bedrooms

4

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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!