Unique hideaways handpicks the most unique and charming places to stay across the UK, offering true escapism and relaxing and romantic retreats for couples on their minimoon, from luxury treehouses and tiny shepherd’s huts to rustic cabins complete with private hot tubs.
The Best Glamping Hideaways for a UK Minimoon With Unique hideaways
A short break in the UK is a great way to celebrate after your wedding, whether you want to save money or simply let off some steam after the stress and excitement of the big day. A glamping hideaway is the perfect choice, where you can slow down, connect with nature and spend cherished moments together in some of the UK’s most beautiful locations.
These one-of-a-kind hideaways are hidden corners across the UK and the Unique hideaways portfolio includes a variety of shepherd’s huts, cabins, houseboats and other quirky types of glamping. We’ve picked our favourites for the ultimate romantic minimoon below.
The Best Hideaway Picks for a Minimoon
California Dreaming Airstream, Devon
Situated just south of Exeter, this airstream for two looks across a charming meadow, perfect for a minimooning couple to get away from it all. With luxury interiors and retro charm, this refurbished American Airstream is definitely unique.
Expect all the mod cons inside, with spacious interiors, a well-equipped kitchen, SMART TV and luxurious king size bed, all in a charming American Airstreams retro aesthetic.
Outside, you’ll find your own seating area to look out to the surrounding Devon countryside and, if weather permits, the outdoor kitchen comes complete with its own Ooni pizza oven, fire pit, barbecue and sink. Outside of your cosy haven, there’s everything from Dartmoor’s extensive trails to bike rides, beaches and pubs on your doorstep.
The Bird Box, Cornwall
Just a few miles from the ancient market town of Liskeard in North Cornwall, this Scandi-chic cabin features an outdoor bath, wood burner open fire AND is dog friendly, so you can bring your furry friend on your romantic escape, too.
From a glass of fizz in the outdoor bath to strolls down country lanes, this private cabin is perfect for a post-wedding getaway. Scandinavian inspired interiors give way to open plan spaces including full-length windows for glorious views – then, come nighttime, fire up the wood-burner or prepare a BBQ before relaxing in the outdoor hot tub surrounded by festoon lighting and toasting marshmallows in the fire pit.
This quirky cabin is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is perfect for exploring the surrounding nature, whatever the season. Just moments from the rugged Bodmin Moor, enjoy the likes of country pub meals and a wood-fired smokehouse for rustic barbecue cuisine perfect for fuelling up after walks among the Golithia Falls, Cardinham Woods and, of course, Cornwall’s many beaches, from picturesque Fowey with its eateries and independent shops to Whitsand Bay, Tintagel’s castle and ever-popular Padstow.
Oystercatcher, Isle of Wight
Sleeping six and providing ample space for a minimooning couple, this houseboat on the Isle of Wight overlooks the pretty coastal harbour of Bembridge and is a truly unique way to celebrate your nupitals.
It’s truly charm embodied, with a blue porthole door, luxury master bedroom, muted pastel shades and soaking tub, all wrapped up in ocean-inspired interiors. You’ll still enjoy all the mod cons, including a sleek kitchen, as well as a wood-burner for cosy evenings as you feel the gentle sway of the houseboat moving with the rising tide.
Spend your days paddle boarding, kayaking or simply relaxing on your private deck before strolling to Bembridge and the only windmill on the island. You’re also close to several excellent pubs to sample all of the island’s best food and wine, the perfect treat after exploring the island’s footpaths and attractions, such as the Needles and Osborne House.
Big Blue, Cornwall
Beautiful Port Isaac surrounds this Cornish horse lorry, full of unique charm and little luxuries. There’s no TV or Wifi, meaning a true, off-the-grid and romantic getaway for you both.
The cleverly-designed wagon features wood floors and rich furnishings, with a wood-burner for cosy evenings and a charming ladder to your bed (complete with an oversized window above for stargazing) – after enjoying a shower in the neighbouring horsebox (!) surrounded by Cornwall’s rolling hills. The piece de resistance, though, is your own private, wood-fired hot tub.
Charming Port Isaac is just moments away, while coasteering, sea kayaking and paddle boarding are all available for the adventurous couple. Surfers will love Polzeath, while Padstow offers up some of Cornwall’s best dining.
For a truly unique minimoon, this adorable wagon has bundles of charm, from the super-cosy double bed to the outdoor fire pit. Whichever season you have your minimoon, Dulcie has something to offer, whether that’s a summer BBQ with views of rolling hills before sitting around the fire pit enjoying wood-fired S’mores or cosying up in front of the wood-burner with red wine and a cheese board.
We love the option of booking a spa treatment to really treat you and your loved one in the on-site studio after exploring the surrounding Quantock Hills with cycling and hiking, where you can see south Wales in one direction and the Vale of Taunton towards Exmoor National Park in the other on a clear day.
Room With A View, Dartmoor
This dog-friendly cabin in Dartmoor is filled with beautifully cosy, wood-framed features and looks out onto Dartmoor’s famous Haytor rock formation.
Perfect for nature lovers, with panoramic views of Dartmoor National Park, this adorable cabin is the perfect base for newlyweds with a sense of adventure. After exploring the famous Widecombe in the Moor’s charming shops, local craft fair and market days, and stopping off at such famous spots as Fenworthy Reservoir, returning to the cabin – which is powered by solar panels – and its off-grid remoteness is a true transportation away from everyday life and the stresses of wedding planning.
Inside, expect beautifully open-plan spaces with log cabin-esque walls and a snug wood-burner, as well as a fire pit and decking area outside that your beloved pooch will love, with an enclosed garden to let them roam free.
Station A, Pembrokeshire
The sea views are what really makes this Welsh cabin – that was formerly a WWII research laboratory station – stand out from the crowd as the perfect minimoon break. Expect beautiful views, amazing walks and all the cosiness you could ever want as a newlywed couple celebrating your new life together.
Admire the idyllic spot and sea views with an al fresco dinner on your private decking before stepping inside the cabin – that’s now been fully restored from its World War days – featuring individually crafted furniture and stylish furnishings. The open-plan living space is complete with toasty wood-burner to ensure year-round cosiness, whatever the weather – alongside large windows to take in the views from your charming master suite and king-size bed.
Near one of the finest Iron Age hill forts in Great Britain and just a short stroll to the lighthouse at Strumble Head, you’ll never be short of things to do on your minimoon; sample seafood in the harbour town of Fishguard, try your hand at coasteering or step on a boat to see Pembrokeshire’s famous puffins.
Toby’s Hut, Dorset
This shepherd’s hut offers bright interiors and stunning views of the Dorset verdure. We love the barbecue and outdoor private hot tub, perfect for stargazing with a glass of fizz and looking across the rolling hills before toasting marshmallows around the firepit with your other half. Inside, the colourful interiors are a charm to wake up to, with an ultra cosy bed, wood burner and cosy nooks and crannies.
Tear yourself away, though, because there’s endless Dorset countryside to explore, from Coney’s Castle and Lambert’s Castle to the beautiful Jurassic Coast. As well as the charming shops and excellent seafood eateries in Lyme Regis and Charmouth, you’re also just a hop and skip away from Seaton and Beer, part of the South West Coast Path, that’s often described as one of the world’s greatest walks.
Unique hideaways search for properties that are out of the ordinary, from glamping in the countryside with breath-taking views to staying up in the treetops, all with a little bit of luxury. Learn more about Unique hideaways here.