10 Of The Best Airbnb’s In The UK


With lockdown restrictions hopefully expected to ease this Spring and the hospitality sector preparing to open their doors again later on in the year, many of us are dreaming of a summertime getaway. But instead of heading to the sun in Europe and abroad, for many, 2021 is all about the staycation. In the current uncertain times, holidays at home are becoming the first choice for many. To give you some inspiration, MyBaggage.com has put together 10 of the best Airbnb’s in the UK that you can stay in this summer. 

Butley Priory, Suffolk

Ever fancied staying the night in a twelfth century abbey? Look no further than Butley Priory. This gothic masterpiece is serving you stone ceilings complete with spandrels, lancet windows and even a ghost nun. Live out your own medieval fantasy, all whilst relaxing amidst the 8 acres of surrounding woodland. The perfect place for an otherworldly stay.

Airship Pod, Scottish Highlands

For those of you who are looking for a high-end futuristic getaway in the heart of the Highlands, then this is the perfect accommodation for you. The Airship Pod is available on Airbnb Plus. It offers spectacular views of the Highlands set amidst a futuristic pod designed by architect Roderick James. Enjoy views of the Sound of Mull, fall asleep under the constellations and get ready for a getaway out of this world. 

Boutique Houseboat, London

This boutique houseboat in the heart of London gives you the opportunity to explore the capital in a way you never thought you could! With the whole barge to yourself you can enjoy the boutique features such as a claw foot bath, outdoor seating area and log stove for cuddling up on those cool nights. You can enjoy all the calmness of the canals, with the bustling city at your fingertips. The houseboat does not have a permanent mooring, so every two weeks it moves to a different location in West London. These areas include Paddington, Portobello and Little Venice. Contact the host directly to find out where it will be on your dates prior to booking! 

Jacobean Manor, Yorkshire

If you fancy indulging in fantasy and pretending you’re in a Bronte’ novel then Crayke Manor in Yorkshire is the perfect place. This Jacobean Manor is set in a rural location set amidst 17 acres of meadowland, you won’t even have to leave to get into the outdoors. Spend your evenings cuddling up in front of the fire or escaping from the daily grind in the reading nook. This is your chance to become lord of a very real manor, even if it’s just for a week. 

Floating Treehouse, Dorset

If you are looking for a unique getaway then there’s nothing quite like the Floating Treehouse in Dorset. Set on a bank amidst the rural Dorset countryside, it offers basic amenities with an out of this world feel. Spend your holiday relaxing under the stars, enjoying a BBQ or telling stories by the fire pit. It’s important to note that guests are required to bring their own towels, bedding and charcoal. The bathroom and showers are also located outside the treehouse in a nearby field.

Longhouse Retreat, Llanbrynmair

If you want to stay in a place that ticks literally all of the boxes, then the Longhouse Retreat in Wales is you for you. Set in close proximity to Snowdonia, this 400 year old traditional Welsh Longhouse has all the qualities of a traditional cottage but with every modern convenience you could think of. Boasting a wood burning stove, wood fire heated hot tub, pizza oven and even a cinema barn, you will never want to leave. Perfect for the family, it even has a kids play area and 4 acres of woodland to explore. You can even bring the dog, what are you waiting for?

The Decoy Bunker, Usk

Perhaps one of the most unusual accommodations to make the list, The Decoy Bunker, was once an underground bunker built to protect the owners from enemy aircraft during the Second World War. One of only seven now left in Wales, it has been respectfully turned into a holiday let, so you can combine history with a relaxing getaway. Set close to the Forest of Dean and in the Welsh countryside there will be plenty of attractions to keep you busy. There’s no better bunker out there! 

Mansion by the Beach, Cornwall

Want to be the lady of your very own mansion? Well now you can, thanks to Glenfeadon House. You will have access to the west wing of this mansion located in Portreath in Cornwall. Enjoy the splendor of this three story accommodation in this historic country house. Boasting views of the garden with the beach only 400m from the property, you’ll be living out your Poldark fantasy.

Aurora Log Cabin, Bushmills 

Ever fancied staying in a log cabin on Northern Ireland’s famous North Coast? The Aurora Log Cabin is located in Bushmills, close to the Giant’s Causeway and home to the oldest whiskey distillery in the world. When you’re not spending your days exploring the coastal towns, pristine beaches and walking in the footsteps of your favorite characters from Game of Thrones, you can relax and unwind in this little bit of paradise. Featuring uninterrupted views of the sea, a private hot tub, copper roll top bath and wood burner to keep you cozy during an Irish summer, this little cabin ticks all the boxes.

Yurt in the Woods, London

Yes, you read that correctly, get back to nature and stay in a yurt set amongst woodlands in the bustling city of London. Located in fashionable Highgate, you can experience the best London has to offer with a nearby tube within walking distance, whilst retreating to the peace and tranquility after a day of sightseeing. If you are thinking of having a city break whilst navigating the complexities of Covid-19, then this accommodation gives you the best of both worlds. But don’t dawdle, it books up fast! 

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LaDonna Dennis

LaDonna Dennis is the founder and creator of Mom Blog Society. She wears many hats. She is a Homemaker*Blogger*Crafter*Reader*Pinner*Friend*Animal Lover* Former writer of Frost Illustrated and, Cancer...SURVIVOR! LaDonna is happily married to the love of her life, the mother of 3 grown children and "Grams" to 3 grandchildren. She adores animals and has four furbabies: Makia ( a German Shepherd, whose mission in life is to be her attached to her hip) and Hachie, (an OCD Alaskan Malamute, and Akia (An Alaskan Malamute) who is just sweet as can be. And Sassy, a four-month-old German Shepherd who has quickly stolen her heart and become the most precious fur baby of all times. Aside from the humans in her life, LaDonna's fur babies are her world.

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