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These are the most wish listed Airbnb properties in the UK

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Chloe Best
Lifestyle Features Editor
September 21, 2017
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1 Historic English Castle

From an old castle, to a windmill and a narrowboat, it appears the quirkier the venue, the better when it comes to a British holiday! Airbnb has revealed its top ten most Wish Listed properties in the UK from users around the world, with this historic castle in Cumbria topping the list. Click through the gallery to see the rest of the properties that made the cut…

1. Historic Castle, Cumbria, England

With its idyllic location on the edge of both the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District, it is easy to see why the historic Augill Castle, which dates back to 1841, is so popular. The castle has 15 grand rooms to choose from, making it ideal for a group getaway, with many of the bedrooms featuring four poster beds, roll top baths and traditional fireplaces. A stay at the property costs £170 per night, with breakfast included.

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2 Old Smock Windmill

2. Old Smock Windmill, Kent, England

For an unusual and romantic weekend away, it can't get much better than this Old Smock Mill, nestled in the Kent countryside. The four storey building has been carefully restored, with a beautiful bedroom furnished with a king size bed, a spiral staircase that leads up to the bathroom, and the original wooden beams running throughout. A stay costs £175 per night.

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3 Tree Sparrow House

3. Tree Sparrow House, Cornwall, England

Ever wanted a romantic break in a treehouse? This unique Airbnb property is perched in an ash tree and offers incredible views of Falmouth Bay. The cosy home is accessible by ladders and has just enough room for one bedroom, a bathroom and dining/living area that sleeps two people for £100 per night.

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4 Classical Apartment

4. Classical Apartment, Edinburgh, Scotland

This studio apartment is said to be the perfect base for exploring Edinburgh. It is located just a short walk away from Edinburgh Castle, with the National Gallery, St Giles Cathedral and National Museum of Scotland close by. Expect to pay £110 per night for this home, which accommodates two people.

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5 The Gatehouse

5. The Gatehouse, Eyemouth, Scotland

Located at the entrance to Ayton Castle, this gatehouse promises to combine "the comfort of a cosy cottage with the beauty of a castle". The recently restored home sleeps just two people and has its own private garden, along with access to parts of the castle's estate. A one night stay costs £102 per night.

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6 Stylish House

6. Stylish House, London, England

This classic Victorian terraced house is located within walking distance of the river Thames, making it an ideal spot for tourists hoping to explore the capital. There is space for three guests in this private room, although the living areas and patio garden are shared. At £65 per night, it's more budget-friendly than many of London's hotels.

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7 Dairsie Castle

7. Dairsie Castle, Fife, Scotland

Another castle to make the list is the 12th century Dairsie Castle, which is just a 15 minute drive away from St Andrews. As well as providing a beautiful place to stay for up to 13 guests, the castle has a rich history too; it was a safe haven for both James VI and I in 1583 and has been the location of secret Scottish parliaments and military sieges. A one night stay for 13 will set you back £550.

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8 Ambers Bell Tents

8. Ambers Bell Tent, Oulton, England

If you're not ready for the full-on camping experience, these Bell Tents in Norfolk will ease you in in style. These tents are fully-furnished with beds, a fire pit that doubles up as a BBQ, and a picnic table, along with access to hot showers and clean toilets from £95 per night.

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9 JESSIE Narrowboat

9. Jessie Narrowboat, London, England

Head to the picturesque area of Little Venice, London for a stay on Jessie the narrowboat. This cosy and quirky canal boat can sleep up to four guests, and has all the facilities you could need, with the opportunity to experience London in a different way.

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10 Jack Sparrow House

10. Jack Sparrow House, Cornwall, England

It may look like something out of a fantasy film, but this quirky cabin has room for two in a mezzanine double bed and seating/ kitchen area. Jack Sparrow House is located near Tree Sparrow House in Helston, Cornwall, with views of Falmouth Bay and Porthallow beach just a ten minute walk away.

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