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From castles and lighthouses to strange properties, find yourself an unusual and truly unique holiday home from our hand-picked and exclusive collection. See our unusual 'lost collection' of fantastical and mystical properties and those oozing with character and wonder, located all across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. From the strange to the unusual to the completely bizarre, find yourself something different with our collection and make it a truly unforgettable UK holiday.

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Anne's Hut (Monmouthshire) Penterry, Near Chepstow, Monmouthshire

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From £300
Anne’s Hut is actually two luxurious shepherd’s huts linked by a decking patio area, set in a green and totally secluded meadow and on the edge of a natural wood. Situated in the vicinity of the ancient settlement of Penterry, it really is the perfect retreat for two.
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Ref: MO009

Cedar Tree Cole Henley, Whitchurch, Hampshire

Cedar Tree, Hampshire, England Cedar Tree, Hampshire, England
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From £233
Cedar Tree may be small but it has everything you could wish for a holiday for two. Set in the grounds of Peak House Farm, this delightful shepherd’s hut looks onto the North Wessex Downs and is only two miles away from the pretty country town of Whitchurch.
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Ref: HA021

Hex Cottage Sibton Park, Sibton, Suffolk

Hex Cottage, Suffolk, England Hex Cottage, Suffolk, England
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From £400

Hex Cottage is our first ‘Lost Collection’ country retreat, a beautiful thatched forester’s cottage set within its own meadow and surrounding woodland. The cottage comes without electricity so our guests can experience undisturbed peace and a real sense of bygone times. However, the Esse wood-fired range cooker in the kitchen & dining area expertly heats the cottage and provides endless piping-hot water.

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Ref: SU067

Pink Cottage Weston-Under-Lizard Nr Shifnal, Shropshire

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Pink Cottage, Shropshire, England Pink Cottage, Shropshire, England
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From £385
Nestled in the depths of Temple Wood, the Pink Cottage is a romantic retreat sleeping two on the Weston Park Estate. There are an abundance of walks and things to do on the Estate, while medieval Shrewsbury and the Shropshire Hills AONB are also in easy reach.
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Ref: SH038

Scargill Castle Scargill, Co. Durham, Barnard Castle, Yorkshire

Scargill Castle, Yorkshire, England Scargill Castle, Yorkshire, England
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From £377
Scargill Castle nestles in beautiful Teesdale, close to the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Parks. Built in 1560, it has recently been restored into a delightful retreat for two, combining historic character with modern comfort.
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Ref: YO078

Showman's Wagon Taicynhaeaf, Dolgellau, Gwynedd

Showman's Wagon, Gwynedd, Wales Showman's Wagon, Gwynedd, Wales
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From £220
This renovated 1950s fairground travelling-van overlooks the Mawddach Estuary near Dolgellau in the southern reaches of the Snowdonia National Park. Situated at the head of the beautiful Cwm-Mynach Valley, an area popular with walkers, cyclists and mountain bikers.
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Ref: CY017

The Gate Lodge Sibton Park, Sibton, Suffolk

The Gate Lodge, Suffolk, England The Gate Lodge, Suffolk, England
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From £400
Expect the unexpected at The Gate Lodges located a short drive from Sibton Park Estate. These Grade II listed lodges, designed by the celebrated neoclassical architect James Wyatt, have been ingeniously extended and marry historical architecture with modern comforts.
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Ref: SU066

The Knoll Tower Weston Park, Weston-Under-Lizard, Nr Shifnal, Shropshire

The Knoll Tower, Shropshire, England The Knoll Tower, Shropshire, England
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From £422
Built circa 1865, this fascinating house is located in ancient and historic Weston Park, with panoramic views of the Shropshire countryside and Welsh borders. Situated on the far side of the Estate, its top floor sitting room looks over 'Capability' Brown’s stunning 18th century parkland and is within walking distance of the onsite Grill and Deli.
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Ref: SH025

The Link Cromer Lighthouse, Cromer, Norfolk

The Link, Norfolk, England The Link, Norfolk, England
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From £351
On the Cromer Lighthouse site with spectacular sea views, this is an interesting one bedroom cottage which has an open plan sitting/dining/kitchen area with a domed bedroom ceiling. The bedroom has been formed from the circular base of the lighthouse tower.
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Ref: NO051

The Summer House Eyton On Severn, Near Wroxeter, Shropshire

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The Summer House, Shropshire, England The Summer House, Shropshire, England
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From £321
A luxuriously appointed property located north east of the Shropshire Hills AONB. The Summer House is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and is as tranquil as they come in a very secluded setting. Attingham Park is only 4 miles away and with a short twenty minute drive you could be in the medieval market town of Shrewsbury.
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Ref: SH036
15% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 5 November 2018 And 19 December 2018 Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 31 Oct 2018 and 19 Dec 2018

The Treasury Wolterton, Near Norwich, Norfolk

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The Treasury, Norfolk, England The Treasury, Norfolk, England
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From £337
The Treasury is a luxurious one bedroom cottage on the historic and private estate of Wolterton Park. Boasting a state of the art bathroom with vaulted ceiling, deluxe furnishings and its own private garden, this beautiful property is indeed a very special retreat for two.
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Ref: NO143

Toll House Nether Stowey, Somerset

Toll House, Somerset, England Toll House, Somerset, England
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From £274
This listed 18th century former toll house, small yet enchanting, is on the quiet high street of the attractive village of Nether Stowey. The area, at the foot of the Quantock Hills, is exceptional for walking, riding and unspoilt countryside.
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Ref: SO025

Warden Bull Point Lighthouse, Mortehoe, Woolacombe, Devon

Warden, Devon, England Warden, Devon, England
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From £351
This cottage is part of the Bull Point Lighthouse site, just outside the pretty village of Mortehoe in North Devon. The property features entrance hall, dining room, sitting room, kitchen, double bedroom and bathroom.
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Ref: DV080

Argus Cottage Pendeen Lighthouse, Pendeen, Penzance, Cornwall

Argus Cottage, Cornwall, England Argus Cottage, Cornwall, England
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From £321
This comfortable cottage is situated on the Pendeen Lighthouse site, on a majestic granite headland. It provides a hall, double bedroom with limited sea views, single bedroom, sitting room with sea views, kitchen, dining room and bathroom.
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Ref: CW034

Bakers Farm Oast Ticehurst, Sussex

Bakers Farm Oast, Sussex, England Bakers Farm Oast, Sussex, England
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From £439
A beautiful detached oast house with two bedrooms and two bathrooms situated within easy reach of local amenities in a very quiet yet accessible location close to Bewl Water and Bedgebury Forest. The property has its own private garden and overlooks surrounding fields and paddocks.
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Ref: SX033

Bishop Rock The Lizard, Near Helston, Cornwall

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Bishop Rock, Cornwall, England Bishop Rock, Cornwall, England
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From £321
In association with Trinity House, Rural Retreats is pleased to present Lizard Lighthouse. Located on the Southern-most tip of mainland Britain, the six adjacent cottages of Lizard Lighthouse present guests with dazzling scenery and coastal walks right on the doorstep. Rare and beautiful flora and fauna make this cliff top location particularly special.
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Ref: CW108
10% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 3 November 2018 And 17 December 2018 Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 31 Oct 2018 and 17 Dec 2018

Brook Cottage (Cornwall) Trevose Head Lighthouse, Padstow, Cornwall

Brook Cottage (Cornwall), Cornwall, England Brook Cottage (Cornwall), Cornwall, England
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From £395
Presented in association with Trinity House, Trevose Head Lighthouse lies on a headland between sandy beaches, four miles west of Padstow. Brook Cottage is one of four delightful cottages on this private site, sheltered beneath the headland.
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Ref: CW031

Khina Cottage North Foreland Lighthouse, Broadstairs, Kent

Khina Cottage, Kent, England Khina Cottage, Kent, England
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From £395
On the North Foreland Lighthouse site above Broadstairs, this delightful cottage features entrance hall, fully fitted kitchen, sitting room, dining room, bathroom, double bedroom and single bedroom with full size bed and comfortable pull-out bed.
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Ref: KE018

Kingston Barn 1 Kingston, Cambridgeshire

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Kingston Barn 1, Cambridgeshire, England Kingston Barn 1, Cambridgeshire, England
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From £422
This spectacular curved barn conversion offers a truly unique experience as the original round silo has beein retained and transformed in to exceptional accommodation with stunning outdoor dining areas and landscaped gardens. Historic Cambridge is only 9 miles away.
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Ref: NO134
10% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 27 September 2018 And 30 November 2018 Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 27 Sep 2018 and 30 Nov 2018

Kingston Barn 2 Kingston, Cambridgeshire

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Special Offer
Kingston Barn 2, Cambridgeshire, England Kingston Barn 2, Cambridgeshire, England
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From £395
Part of a unique barn conversion in rural Cambridgeshire, Barn 2 offers exceptional accomodation with stunning outdoor entertaining areas, landscaped gardens and views over open countryside. Nearby Cambridge has a wealth of cultural attractions to experience.
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Ref: NO135
10% DISCOUNT
For holidays taken between 27 September 2018 And 30 November 2018 Minimum of 3 nights booking.
Must be placed between 27 Sep 2018 and 30 Nov 2018
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