What is it: The Old Railway Station, Sussex; this is true vintage style in the south of England, with the opportunity to stay in on board a quaint, antique train.
What’s so special: You’ll literally be boarding the train to your room, with each Pullman carriage restored and renovated into plush, unique rooms. It will give you a first hand experience of some old world glamour.
The details: The Old Railway Station, Petworth, West Sussex, Tel: 0044 01 798 342 346, www.old-station.co.uk, room prices start from £44.50 to £97 per person.
Getting There: Take the car and get the ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard with Stenaline with prices approximately €325 for a family of four, or fly from Dublin to London Gatwick with Ryanair from €35.99.
By Kay Kinsella