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Five beautiful converted churches you can actually rent in England

Stay somewhere holy on your next staycation thanks to Airbnb’s new ‘historical homes’ feature

Ed Cunningham
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Ed Cunningham
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From its lush countryside hamlets to its sprawling, bustling cityscapes, England’s chock full of totally gorgeous (and really bloody old) churches. There are so many of them in England, in fact, that loads of them aren’t actually churches any more. They’ve been converted into things like houses, breweries, bars and clubs – not to mention, of course, Airbnbs.

A few months ago Airbnb introduced a new feature that allows travellers to filter homes by new categories. One of those filters is ‘historical homes’ and lots of the rentals happen to be churches.

In other words, it’s never been easier to trek off for a more, erm, ecclesiastical holiday. So, from Methodist clock-tower penthouses and Love Island-style Victorian churches to quaint converted chapels, below we’ve found five incredible converted churches you can rent via Airbnb.

This mega-glam Victorian church in Berkshire

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A stained-glass Isle of Wight hideaway

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Photograph: Airbnb

A penthouse in an old Methodist clock tower

Converted church Airbnb
Photograph: Airbnb

This quiet, romantic Wiltshire chapel

Converted church Airbnb
Photograph: Airbnb

This masterful piece of stonework in the Cotswolds

Converted church Airbnb
Photograph: Airbnb

ICYMI: Airbnb will pay you $100,000 to design and build a really, really weird home.

Plus: you can stay in this isolated windmill on a Greek island.

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