The Rings of Power: Escape To Mythic Lands in These Hobbit Holiday Homes
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The Rings of Power: Escape To Mythic Lands in These Hobbit Holiday Homes

Has the new The Lord of the Rings TV series inspired you to holiday like a hobbit?

Whether you’re a loud and proud fan or a secret fantasy geek, it’s no surprise that the new TV series, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, has inspired wanderlust in holidaymakers looking for hobbit style holiday homes. Quaint, quirky and cosy in nature, hobbit homes are a lovely escape to (seemingly) mythic lands, where guests can be immersed in nature and secluded from the rest of the world, for a weekend break or even longer. Disconnect, enjoy the outdoors, and imagine you’re in another world with these bookable ‘Hobbit Homes’.

Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power – Bookable Hobbit Homes to Immerse Yourself in Another World

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Hobbit House – East Sussex, UK

Best For: Outdoor Exploring, Wine in Hand

Hobbit House – East Sussex, UK

In East Sussex’s Rother Valley, this cosy hobbit holiday home – which sleeps four across two bedrooms – is small in stature with great potential (in the form of a hot tub, enclosed garden, and lovely location). Local activities include kayaking, cycling and walking, among sweeping views of the High Weald Valleys. Or, head to nearby Oastbrook Vineyard for a glass of English wine, or Bodiam Castle to imagine yourself royal for the day. From £439 per night;

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Best For: Group Gatherings

The Hobbit House – Arkansas, USA

Stepping through the circular wooden front door of The Hobbit House feels like stepping into another world – specifically, one containing hobbits. Made up of three connected sections – the straw bale hole, the tire home, and the games room – this hobbit holiday home is perfect for large groups and families, whether brimming with energy (there’s plenty of space to play games, party, or explore the surrounding outdoors) or looking to hunker down in a relaxing space.

Furniture was built entirely from sustainable materials to make, with an outdoor swimming pool and new hot tub to boot, a lovely hobbit-inspired stay. Sleeps up to 16 guests, from £500 per night;

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Fount de Cousteno hobbit holiday home in Limbrassac, France

Best For: Outdoor Swimming

Fount de Cousteno – Limbrassac, France

With a structure inspired by The Lord of the Rings, this small hobbit holiday home, in a village in the Occitanie region of southern France, is a calming, quaint oasis. Secluded and an hour’s drive from the historic walled city, Carcassonne, it is the ideal way to get back to nature.

With a private terrace, garden, and outdoor swimming pool, guests have everything they could need at their fingertips, despite the small stature. Have a dip in the pool as day turns into late summer evening, and head inside to the cosy fireplace when the temperature finally drops. Sleeps four, from £85 per night;

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The Sassafras hobbit house – Tennessee, USA

Best For: Modern Luxury

The Sassafras – Tennessee, USA

Perched atop a cliff, overlooking a rock quarry pond, The Sassafras is a modern haven hidden beneath a rolling grass hillock. With touches of luxury throughout – soft rugs, lovely glass tables, expansive windows – this hobbit holiday home is ideal for couples or friends to wind down and unplug, weather that’s by the pond with a good book, or tucked up by the cosy fireplace. Sleeps up to two guests, from £144 per night;

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Best For: Natural Relaxation

Hobbit House with Private Spa – Dordogne, France

A semi-buried house, this hobbit holiday home really feels like middle earth. Nestled under a meadow in the Dordogne valley, natural light floods through plexiglass ceilings, ideal for families or couples seeking to escape the real world in a natural environment – there’s also a private spa to boot. Sleeps up to five, from £219 per night;

Santa Fe Hobbit House New Mexico

Best For: Design Lovers

Santa Fe Hobbit House – New Mexico, USA

Fancy yourself an architecture buff? This smooth-edged hobbit house in Santa Fe might be the holiday home for you. Surrounded by a private landscaped garden with a waterfall, the Hobbit House truly feels like stepping into a mythical world – except you’re only a mile away from Santa Fe and its historic plaza. 

The house itself is the star of the show: the neutral exterior blends into the surrounds, with a tree design on the front door beckoning guests into the otherworldly space; natural-inspired design throughout the interiors immerses guests in the hobbit fantasy, with wooden roof beams and intricate mosaic design linking it all together. Sleeps up to six guests, from £226 per night;

Featured image: The Sassafras, Tennessee, USA (courtesy of VRBO).


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