Forget the modern trains and stations of today and think back to a golden era of steam and old-fashioned waiting rooms. Staying in converted trains and train stations promotes a lovely feeling of nostalgia for both young and old.
What are you up to on New Year's Eve? Scroll down for some of our suggestions - a collection of gorgeous UK One Off Places still with NYE availability....(and if you're short of Christmas present ideas, then why not treat someone?)
Boutique barn retreat in Cheshire
Sleeps 2. Outdoor bath
Available 30th Dec - 2nd Jan (3 nights) / £799 including bottle of fizz
It’s been a tough few months. And although the people of the United Kingdom have done an incredible job of turning negatives into positives (bread-baking, knitting, yoga, creative writing, touch-typing - you name it, we’ve done it), lockdown has been hard and we’re all looking forward to regaining some freedom.
Once we do, we’re probably going to want to travel further afield than our l..
Think of Scotland and many things come to mind - whisky and bagpipes, deep lochs and rugged mountains, historic cities…..It’s true to say that Scotland has all of these things and more. There is no doubt that it’s mysterious, ancient and breathtakingly beautiful - this part of the UK has something for everyone. Lovers of mother nature will be in heaven - from the unspoilt splendour of th..
Your wedding is likely to be the biggest, best and (let’s be honest) most expensive party you’ve ever thrown so it’s important to get it right. No matter how many guests you’re inviting and what your budget is, the key thing about a wedding is its character - it should reflect you and your partner in every sense. And what better way to start showcasing that character than by choosing a ven..
When you’re tired of the daily grind and looking for a change of scenery and a weekend of fun-filled relaxation (or debauchery!) then you need to choose the perfect setting. But it can be surprisingly hard to find exactly the right place. Are the guests family, friends or colleagues? How well do they all know each other? How many bedrooms do you need? Do you want the ambiance to be traditional e..
A dozen beautiful properties in southern England, all near the sea, which have discounted availability during the school summer holidays. We have teamed up with one of our partners to bring you this exquisite selection in Devon, Cornwall, Dorset & the Isle of Wight. We are pretty sure that they won't stay available for long!
One Off Places, the holiday accommodation website for unique and distinctive holiday rentals, is celebrating its 10 year anniversary. The site is home to over 1000 accommodation options around the world ranging from simple woodland cabins to huge chateaux and house party mansions, to accommodate all budgets and group sizes.
Holiday houses right on the beach are a rare and special breed - nothing can match being so close to the sea that you can listen to the waves as you fall asleep and walk out to feel the sand between your toes first thing in the morning. Can you imagine anything more uplifting and restorative than that? We can’t either, which is why One Off Places boasts a gorgeous and diverse collection of beach..
Still seeking a New Year escape? One Off Places has a fantastic selection of places which still have availability - whether you want a romantic bolthole for two, or a bigger house for a group of friends.
When it comes to holidays, it's always the right time to book one! I don't know about you, but I find myself careering through January 2016, before even accepting that we've moved on from Christmas and that 2015 is far behind us. Here at One Off Places we're seeing peak season weeks flying off the shelves, and an increasing amount of July and August availability calendars showing as fully book..
If youre in search of a glamping holiday which fuses the beautiful British countryside with the African safari experience, then this is the place. These luxury tented lodges overlook the elephant paddocks at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in Kent and offer a truly unique place to unwind and explore.
The word ‘quirky’ can mean many things, and if you’re looking for quirky places to stay there is no shortage of options on the One Off Places website. Gothic castles, beachside huts, luxurious yurts and tucked-away treehouses are just some of the types of property on offer. But undoubtedly one of the most unique and romantic categories is that of wagons and caravans.
Canary Islands: A pair of Mongolian yurts immediately next to each other with private terrace, sea and mountain views, just 300m from the beach in Lanzarote
Facilities: Private WC, shower and kitchen. The yurts are on an eco-finca which comprises several other yurts and eco accommodation as well as a shared pool, honesty shop, children’s play area, farm animals. This yurt pair sleeps up..
Luxury holiday house in Cornish seaside village – 20% off
Now this is a holiday house! Panoramic sea views from both inside and out, valleys and coastline stretching out around you, a beach just 300 metres from your door, luxurious 5 star furnishings and all the attractions of the beautiful county of Cornwall right on your doorstep. What more could you possibly want? Sleeps up to 10 in 4 b..