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Below are a selection of features in which The Beach Hut has appeared. If you require any additional information on the property with a view to featuring in an editorial capacity, please contact Francesca Reed on +44 (0)1637 882049 or complete an image bank request

The Bare Bones

The Bare Bones

Reveal the raw beauty of your home by ´undecorating´ to create a stylish space that oozes character and warmth. If you´re not sure where to start, take inspiration from the Japenese philosophy of ´wabi sabi´ - a deep appreciation for the beauty that can be found in imperfection.

Travel Porn: House By the Sea

Travel Porn: House By the Sea

So that you can dream of the beach, sea and relaxation we have seven rental homes for you right by the sea. All in Europe and all affordable. Maybe there is something for your next vacation but if not, you now have a few beautiful pictures in your head to enjoy!

New Directions: Our Travel Ideas Took Off!

New Directions: Our Travel Ideas Took Off!

Unique Home Stays Sarah Stanley tells Fiona Wright how she found a way to make her passion for travel and leisure into a thriving business.

23 Quirky Places to Stay in the UK for the Perfect Staycation

23 Quirky Places to Stay in the UK for the Perfect Staycation

So-called ´Staycations´ have risen in popularity in the last year or so. And while there are plenty of beautiful locations to see, it´s often the accommodation that can make or break your trip.

Farm Shop Fodder

Farm Shop Fodder

You will often find the guys and gals from Unique HQ exploring the country in search of the best farm fodder so we’re ‘in the know’ when our guests want advice on stocking up for their self-catering holidays - it’s a tough job but someone’s got to do it! We’ve rounded up our favourites so you don’t miss out.

Coastal-Chic Charming Cottage

Coastal-Chic Charming Cottage

This rustic beach house located in the town of Millook, Cornwall, is available through Unique Home Stays. Inside, you´ll find charming planked walls, hardwood floors and nautical-themed eclectic decor. Did we mention the adorable candy pink sofa?

Wandering Wild

Wandering Wild

The greater the wilderness, the greater the revelations. Being in the back of beyond allows us to loosen the ties that bind us to the familiar world and rediscover the simple pleasures in life. Let these remote retreats inspire your next great escape, into the wild.

A Solitary Hut Along The Beach

A Solitary Hut Along The Beach

First built in the 1920s for use as a genteel tearoom, The Beach Hut is the ultimate coastal hideaway. This unique beach shack in North Cornwall occupies an enviable nook on the edge of a stunning coastal 52 acre estate, making it an idyllic location to inspire writers, artists and lovers alike.

Britain´s Best Beach Cottages

Britain´s Best Beach Cottages

Wake up in a room with a view at these self-catering homes

Beach Chic

Beach Chic

The Beach Hut is a perfect retreat for those who love the sea and nature, it is a chance to rediscover the simple pleasures in life. This former tea room has now been transformed into a wonderful home in Millook, North Cornwall.

Secluded Seaside Sanctuaries UK

Secluded Seaside Sanctuaries UK

From lighthouse keepers’ cottages to an old tearoom, here are the country’s most dramatic coastal hideaways

Our Dream Stay At The Limit

Our Dream Stay At The Limit

This unique and tastefully decorated beach hut was perfect for our UK honeymoon.

The Beach Hut

The Beach Hut

Cold and gloomy March mornings are for planning summer holidays and at last I’ve found this year’s destination. This charming beach hut sits on the rugged Cornish coast in Widemouth Bay.

The 50 Best Cottages In Britain

The 50 Best Cottages In Britain

Positioned on a grassy bank above an isolated pebble and sand beach, the Beach Hut is a favourite with actors and writers seeking a quiet getaway and inspiration.

Precious Boltholes by the Beach

Precious Boltholes by the Beach

The daffodils are out and so is another sign that spring is getting closer: the first story of the year about beach huts blew in between the gales.

Luxury UK beach huts: four of the best seaside chalets

Luxury UK beach huts: four of the best seaside chalets

This converted 1920s tearoom on a little-known surfing beach between Bude and Boscastle is a secluded love nest of the highest order.

Oh I Do Like to Be Beside the Seaside

Oh I Do Like to Be Beside the Seaside

Not just any old beach hut... this little piece of coastal heaven is perched on the edge of a stunning 52 acre estate- perfect for a luxury hideaway.

Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

Totally relax at The Beach Hut in North Cornwall.

Ultimate Celebrity Beach Hut

Ultimate Celebrity Beach Hut

The humble beach hut is hotter than ever: even movie stars love their rustic charm.

Where to Find the Best British Beach Houses

Where to Find the Best British Beach Houses

Chic self-catering versus a luxurious hotel

Fifty Great British Beach Escapes

Fifty Great British Beach Escapes

The best beach houses in the UK

Small Cornish Cottages

Small Cornish Cottages

If you are planning your summer holidays in Cornwall, England we have complied a round up of the best luxury coastal cottages the county has to offer.

10 Of The Most Amazing Tiny Homes In The UK!

10 Of The Most Amazing Tiny Homes In The UK!

Seduced by the allure of small space staycations? We have hand-picked 10 of the UK’s best tiny home stays which you can experience for yourself. From a rough luxe beach hut on the ocean’s edge to a plush Victorian inspired lake house; bijou living never looked so good!

Offline Getaways

Offline Getaways

In Clover Magazine tells the story of a few select retreats to indulge in your escape from the hustle and bustle of every day life and top of the list is The Fish Store in Mousehole and The Beach Hut in Widemouth Bay.

Lush green hills, The Beach Hut and a hound

Lush green hills, The Beach Hut and a hound

Take your mind off things and have a look at these beautiful pictures. Andrea Kuhnis, her husband and their dog, Erol take us on a journey to the The Beach Hut situated on the gentle-sloping, lush-green hills of Cornwall, England.

Top Holiday Houses To Rent This Winter

Top Holiday Houses To Rent This Winter

Fancy doing something different this Christmas? Renting a holiday home that sleeps the whole family in an area of the UK that you´ve never visited before is a great idea.

Sally Shalam´s Great British Breaks

Sally Shalam´s Great British Breaks

Sally Shalam talks island life and coastal heritage, from North Devon´s annual Herring Festival to The Beach Hut near Widemouth Bay.

Tiny Beachfront Cottage in Cornwall, England

Tiny Beachfront Cottage in Cornwall, England

This 510 sq. ft. beachfront cottage was originally built in the 1920s. Later it was somewhat abandoned for a few years so the new owners gave it a complete restoration while leaving it as original as possible.

Time Out at The Beach Hut in Cornwall

Time Out at The Beach Hut in Cornwall

Travelling has always been a big part of my life but since we welcomed our new family member (Errol the Golden Retriever) it has been much harder to pack up and fly somewhere, so this time I chose The Beach Hut in Cornwall.

What´s The Story, Morning Glory

What´s The Story, Morning Glory

Does breakfast by the sea get much better than this? This idyllic setting is home to The Beach Hut - an iconic dwelling in Millook, Cornwall.

Cottage for two on the beach shores of Cornwall

Cottage for two on the beach shores of Cornwall

The Beach Hut allows you to escape away from everything and everyone, to hide yourself in a lost house between land and sea in England.

Life´s A Beach

Life´s A Beach

17 of the world´s best shores... whether you like yours gloriously untamed, cafe-fringed or totally tropical, we´ve got a stretch of sand to suit you

Offline Romantic Getaways

Offline Romantic Getaways

There is a wealth of holiday lets and rural escapes on offer out there... choose a private home with history and character rather than a run-of-the-mill self-catering property

Try Unique Home Stays for a Luxurious Holiday Cottage

Try Unique Home Stays for a Luxurious Holiday Cottage

Renting the perfect holiday cottage can feel like a hit-and-miss business. If you want somewhere as comfortable as your own home in a beautiful setting, kick off your search for the perfect property by taking a look at Unique Home Stays.

The Beach Hut Weekend With My Sister

The Beach Hut Weekend With My Sister

Weaving down the country lanes on a dusky spring evening with my sister and puppy Ted on board, we knew instantly when we’d found the secret spot.

Cool and Quirky Places for a Self-Catering Break

Cool and Quirky Places for a Self-Catering Break

Self-catering holidays are great if you like cooking with new ingredients and eating in a different restaurant every night. We´ve tracked down the South West´s coolest bases for your next gourmet getaway...

Charming Holiday Retreats in Great Britain

Charming Holiday Retreats in Great Britain

I stumbled across a wonderful website with a number of truly charming holiday retreats in Great Britain. A collection of unique houses called Unique Home Stays... i´m tempted to hop on the ferry to Plymouth and drive down to Cornwall to the house of my dreams!

The 50 Best Cottages 2014

The 50 Best Cottages 2014

Summer will come, we promise. When it does, treat yourself to a cracking home from home. We have the pick of this year’s best holiday cottages...

A House in the Sea, Jamie Olivers Fifteen, and Lovebird Getaways

A House in the Sea, Jamie Olivers Fifteen, and Lovebird Getaways

This month we launch the The High Life romance package in affiliation with Jamie Oliver´s Fifteen Cornwall restaurant, pure luxury for a Valentine break with style!

Once-In-A-Lifetime Weekends

Once-In-A-Lifetime Weekends

Take breakfast with giraffes, traverse Europe in old-fashioned style on the Orient Express or camp atop a frozen lake – here’s our take on trips for very special occasions

100 Great Beach Houses

100 Great Beach Houses

The world´s best beach houses for every budget

Weekend Cabin: Widemouth Bay, United Kingdom

Weekend Cabin: Widemouth Bay, United Kingdom

The coast of England near Widemouth Bay in Cornwall is riddled with coves and inlets and nooks and crannies, and it was for many years the domain of smugglers. Today, it’s still a pretty sweet place to hide away in a weekend cabin...

Top 10 Holiday Houses to Rent This Winter

Top 10 Holiday Houses to Rent This Winter

Fancy doing something different this Christmas? Renting a holiday home that sleeps the whole family in an area of the UK that you´ve never visited before is a great idea.

Autumn Gourmet Breaks

Autumn Gourmet Breaks

Autumn is the perfect time to get away- and with a foodie focus, it doesn´t matter about the weather!

Top Ten Writers´ Retreats

Top Ten Writers´ Retreats

Is that unwritten novel itching in the back of your brain? Why not escape to an inspiring writers retreat, far from the madding crowd and your nagging smartphone?

Front Cover; The Beach Hut

Front Cover; The Beach Hut

Because life is better by the sea...especially in a rustic shack on the beach!

Bijoux Retreat or the Ultimate Party Pad? You Choose…

Bijoux Retreat or the Ultimate Party Pad? You Choose…

Holidays should be special, don’t you think? Which is why we are bringing you 2 unique holiday pads that meet the unique factor...

A Cottage on a Beach

A Cottage on a Beach

One can always dream of a rustic simple cottage on a beach...

Town and Country Notebook

Town and Country Notebook

In the mood for sea views and luxurious seclusion? Forget the Seychelles and head for Cornwall. Perched on a hillock below the cliffs, The Beach Hut defines coastal chic—think Arthur Ransome meets The Ritz...

A Romantic Retreat in Cornwall

A Romantic Retreat in Cornwall

This snug retreat provides a secluded escape for lovers. The 85 year old cottage is located on a remote cove on the rugged windswept coast of Cornwall.

My Dream Seaside Hut

My Dream Seaside Hut

Unfortunately (but fortunately for everyone else) this pearl of a beach hut is not mine, but one of countless possibilities of my new favorite company; Unique Home Stays has a selection unusual vacation rentals in the most beautiful corners of Great Britain (and now also in other countries).

The Beach Hut

The Beach Hut

It was our honeymoon; we had spent the first week in New York staying in mid-town Manhattan. After 22 hours of travelling by bus, plane, train, taxi and car we arrived at The Beach Hut for our second week.

Dream Getaway

Dream Getaway

Autumn is without doubt my favourite season and I´ve always thought the idea of being by the sea in these cooler months is terribly romantic. I have no idea why. But, if I had a week off in the next few months my dream getaway would be The Beach Hut in Cornwall.

Bond is Great Britain

Bond is Great Britain

Even secret agents need some time off and this two-bed bolthole on the North Cornish coast is the perfect place to escape the pressures of saving the world...

Cottage of the week

Cottage of the week

Summer is ending but our passion for beach cottages can’t fade away and that’s why I’m sharing this little paradise with you today. This beach hut is located in North Cornwall, Uk; a place where surfers and celebrities go to enjoy their holidays and have some quiet time.

Top 10 Holiday Houses To Rent This Christmas

Top 10 Holiday Houses To Rent This Christmas

Treat the family to a festive break... Fancy doing something different this Christmas? Renting a holiday home that sleeps the whole family in an area of the UK that you´ve never visited before is a great idea.

Remote English Seaside Cottage

Remote English Seaside Cottage

The movie Half Light takes you to UK´s beautiful rugged west coast and a remote seaside cottage on the island of Llanddwyn. The 1920s English seaside cottage is truly away from it all and can be rented through Unique Home Stays.

Small Holiday House Jewels

Small Holiday House Jewels

Summer is not over yet. For all those who are still dreaming of your next holiday, we have tracked down a couple of neat little cottages in Cornwall, southwest England:

Luxury Holiday Homes Can Pay for Themselves

Luxury Holiday Homes Can Pay for Themselves

Think smart and your luxury summer retreat — in the UK or abroad — can even be a wise investment, reports Ruth Bloomfield

A Romantic Beach Hut for Two on the north Cornish Coast

A Romantic Beach Hut for Two on the north Cornish Coast

Looking for a romantic hideaway? I’m loving this cozy beach hut in North Cornwall. It’s listed with Unique Home Stays, which says, “A natural amphitheater, the Beach Hut is surrounded by cliffs. Set in the middle of a 52-acre site, fall asleep to the sound of the surf outside your window.”

Property Porn: Dream Holiday Homes in Britain

Property Porn: Dream Holiday Homes in Britain

Drool over these spectacular private holiday homes with breathtaking ocean views and sprawling acres of land.

Romantic Beach Breaks

Romantic Beach Breaks

After taking on the crowds and Olympic mayhem in London, you might well fancy a few days à deux. Beautifully rustic and totally secluded, The Beach Hut is quite possibly the most romantic place on earth.

Peaceful Cornish Retreats

Peaceful Cornish Retreats

Sometimes less is more, as with this Cornish beach hut in South West England, where even Hollywood stars have visited!

World Oceans Day- Old Fashioned Seaside Romance

World Oceans Day- Old Fashioned Seaside Romance

The most beautiful locations in the world rely on the azure backdrop of a deep blue ocean. Sarah O´Meara compiles the top ten places to rediscover the ocean...

The UK´s Most Romantic Places

The UK´s Most Romantic Places

North Cornish coast, Cornwall: Where better to give vent to your untamed passions than in a landscape that is wild and rugged?

How chic is your shed?

How chic is your shed?

Set in breath-taking locations and with a style and charm all of their own, our bolthole properties may be small but there´s no denying their appeal.

10 Places Where You Can Sleep on a Beach

10 Places Where You Can Sleep on a Beach

If beachfront hotels aren´t close enough to the water´s edge for you, you´ll want to check out these hotels, casitas, chalets, bungalows, eco lodges, and cottages that are on the beach. From Mexico to Australia´s Whitsunday Islands, don´t miss these 10 places around the world where you can sleep on the beach.

Devon & Cornwall

Devon & Cornwall

The south west of England is a haven for those who love the great outdoors. Rolling waves, beautiful beaches, lush hills and quaint villages, coupled with fantastic weather give an enviable mix of vibrant culture and fascinating history. Here are just a few suggestions of things to do while you’re in the area.

Alone at Sea

Alone at Sea

Blue water, crashing surf and air that sparkles like champagne - in the southwest of England the Atlantic plays with all the senses.

Cosy Cottages and Hidden Hideaways

Cosy Cottages and Hidden Hideaways

Leave the stresses and strains of everyday life behind and retreat into the countryside this spring. Whatever your budget, we´re found three of the best secluded spots for a weekend away...

Romantic UK Hideaways

Romantic UK Hideaways

Hidden from prying eyes, with room for just the two of you, these are the UK and Ireland’s most beguiling love nests. Treat yourselves...

I want to stay in a Beach House

I want to stay in a Beach House

Walk straight onto the sand from these seaside boltholes...

Lottery

Lottery

If I won the lottery, these would be some of my possible investments ... dreaming.

Oh For Some Peace

Oh For Some Peace

Just back from a quick trip to Cornwall, where I watched an sunset on Godrevy beach. Made me hanker for a bit more quiet beach time, preferably here...

Disconnect Your Phone and Enjoy the Scenery

Disconnect Your Phone and Enjoy the Scenery

A cosy cabin where time seems to stand still....

Crow´s Nest for Lovebirds

Crow´s Nest for Lovebirds

On the rugged Cornish coast lies a hidden place to stay: The Beach Hut, a beautiful wooden house with a amazing views.

Beach Tomato Property Awards

Beach Tomato Property Awards

Sometimes en vacances you wake up on a morning, still foggy with the jetlag or the rum-head from the night before, and despite the general confusion, the embracing, home-grown air of your surroundings leaves you in no doubt of where you are or what country you´re in (though how you got there may be another matter).Whether it´s by local materials, native design or everyday life making its way up to your hotel door, these properties will give you a real taste of the local flavour.

Chic Boltholes in Cornwall for a Cozy Getaway

Chic Boltholes in Cornwall for a Cozy Getaway

No longer just a synonym for small, the bolthole is officially chic, especially in a glorious Cornish location. Try one of these for size

Travel Notebook

Travel Notebook

Looking for somewhere beautiful and remote for your holiday this year? Why not find somewhere unusual through Unique Home Stays

Coastal Living

Coastal Living

For many of us, buying or building from scratch our own home on the coast is a dream that seems far too difficult, or expensive to realise. But armed with lots of research and plenty of patience,it can be done – and it may not be as hard, time consuming or as costly as you think

Why ask for Malibu when Bude has the stars?

Why ask for Malibu when Bude has the stars?

For those who fancy a taste of the A-list life UK-style, The Beach Hut in Bude is the epitome of Cornish seaside living.

Five Coastal Cottage Retreats

Five Coastal Cottage Retreats

The Beach Hut looks out over a secluded stretch of the north Cornish coast, home to some of Cornwall´s best surfing.

Shedlike holidays; Unique Home Stays

Shedlike holidays; Unique Home Stays

Unique Home Stays have a variety of shedlike possibilities in the UK among their worldwide portfolio.

Homes away from Home: Beach Hut on the Cornish Coast

Homes away from Home: Beach Hut on the Cornish Coast

Enjoy exclusive access to your own private wilderness in this stunning 1920s built beach hut on the Cornish Coast.

Could Your Shed Be Chic?

Could Your Shed Be Chic?

The goldmine potential of creating a room for two...

Members´ April 2011 Quarterly Newsletter

Members´ April 2011 Quarterly Newsletter

Spring is a gorgeous season in Cornwall; from daffodils prettying the hedgerows to blue sky beach walks, at last Spring is in the air!

Luxury Competition

Luxury Competition

Win An Original Painting by Acclaimed Cornish Artist Toby Ray

Pure Weddings- Honeymoon At Home

Pure Weddings- Honeymoon At Home

Why go abroad? Imogen Clements discovers some idyllic honeymoon spots in our own counties

Beautiful Beach Houses

Beautiful Beach Houses

The Beach Hut is a clapperboard crash pad for two, built in the 1920s. Its great locations- in a cove five miles from Bude- and stylish interiors put it a notch above others.

This Year´s 100 Coolest Cottages

This Year´s 100 Coolest Cottages

How can you be sure that a cottage is as good as it looks in the brochure? You can´t. These meet the standard.

Love, Peace & Happiness in Cornwall

Love, Peace & Happiness in Cornwall

The air there is open and free. No wonder therefore that artists, surfers, and celebs who want some privacy go to Cornwall. Glamour found the Cornish hotspots for you...

Book Places to Stay

Book Places to Stay

The Beach House near Bude is one of the most perfect spots for a romantic, remote and stylish weekend away in Cornwall.

Romantic Hideaways, Gorgeous Getaways

Romantic Hideaways, Gorgeous Getaways

We’ve scoured the county to bring you the most inspired settings for some loved up downtime. Prepare to fall hook, line and sinker…

Coastal Cottage

Coastal Cottage

How the lure of a 1920s clapperboard beach hut in Cornwall has attracted visitors from around the world

Let´s Go Get Lost

Let´s Go Get Lost

It’s time to head to the coast, rent a shack and catch a wave. With a van packed with supplies, and the city a distant memory, you’ve got yourself a ready-made surf party

10 Best Beach Hut  Holidays

10 Best Beach Hut Holidays

Kate Winslet may have stayed in this 1920s clapboard hut, but the real joy here is being alone with the stars at night

The Beach Hut

The Beach Hut

The idyllic beach hut near Bude that has a celebrity following

Yours Exclusively

Yours Exclusively

Get away from it all - hotel staff and other guests included - by hiring a luxurious home away from home you can call your own

Sam´s Notebook

Sam´s Notebook

Our summer holiday for this year is already booked, but next summer I would love to stay at one of these places in the UK. Beautiful B&Bs, country houses and self-catering accommodation - all the listings at Unique Home Stays are just gorgeous

10 best British coastal cottages

10 best British coastal cottages

Hayley Spurway picks out the top cottage retreats across Britain offering sea air on your doorstep and the chance to get away from it al

50 cool cottages in Britain and Ireland

50 cool cottages in Britain and Ireland

The whole finding-a-cottage palaver – it’s fraught with risk. Unless you book one that we´ve specially selected...

Indulgent, intimate wedding venues

Indulgent, intimate wedding venues

If you´re planning a smaller wedding, the Unique Home Stays company has a range of stunning and romantic wedding venues to choose from

Intimate Wedding Venues, Romantic Wedding Venues

Intimate Wedding Venues, Romantic Wedding Venues

Intimate & romantic wedding venues to inspire. Take exclusive hire of one of our stunning wedding venues in breathtaking locations, whether your dream wedding is a laid-back beach house by the seaside or a Scottish Hideaway.

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