Five of the most popular Airbnb homes in the UK

The most wish-listed Airbnbs in the UK have been revealed, with luxury seaside resorts and woodland retreats the most popular – and will have Aussies dreaming of their overseas escape.

Luxury cabins in Wales, a cosy farm stay in Kent and a former airship in Scotland are just some of the most popular choices – and should be put straight on your overseas bucket list.

The top spot went to the “Pigsty” located in Winchester, which is nothing like its name suggests.

Owner Naomi said: “We’ve created Winchester’s first luxury woodland hideaway and have had so many great reviews already. The most rewarding part of Hosting on Airbnb – when restrictions allow, of course – is meeting and welcoming new guests to our beautiful farm and being able to earn extra money through sharing our space.”

An Airbnb spokesman added: “As we prepare to be able to travel once again, where previously, our Most Wishlisted homes have been dominated by far-flung and exotic destinations, this year it’s all about the rural retreats to explore on domestic shores.”

Here are some of the top Airbnbs that you’ll want to book as soon as international borders open:

1. The Pigsty, Winchester

Worlds away from being a pig-sty, the luxury woodland home has a kingsize bed, roll top bath and private veranda with views of the countryside.

A stay also includes breakfast which guests have praised including freshly roasted coffee and crumpets.

It’s so popular that the next available dates aren’t until October.

2. The Willow, Pembrokeshire

The Willow in Pembrokeshire, Welsh County has its own private hot tub as well as two smart TVs inside if the weather isn’t good enough.

The unique pod sleeps up to four people with little noise in the surrounding fields.

You can book a stay for November but is sold out for the summer already.

3. Twmbarlwm Luxury Retreat, Gwent, Wales

The holiday cabin is built into the hills for a bit of additional privacy.

For an additional cost, there is a hot tub and a fire pit for the evening activity.

If you need some adventure, there are biking trails and tracks a short cycle away.

4. The Pond and Stars Cabin, Abergele, Wales

Overlooking a private pond, the Welsh cabin has a it’s own porch swing looking out across the hills.

Its perfect for couples and has little else surrounding it for a private stay.

You’ll need your wellies to get to it though, as you’ll have to navigate a wild path for access.

5. Traditional Log Cabin, Kent

Located on a working livestock farm, guests will see a number of wild animals including deer.

There is also outdoor seating and a BBQ although don’t expect much phone reception.

It is a 10 minute drive from Royal Tunbridge Wells if you fancy visiting some bars or restaurants.

This article originally appeared on The Sun and has been republished with permission.

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