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Sea Sentry, Shaldon, Devon.<br />
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Those looking to escape the chaos of a big family Christmas can get away from it all in these quirky romantic retreats for two - a stable used by pigs, a Second World War sentry post, a Narnia-esque cottage and a prairie wagon.

Unique Home Stays, which specialises in unusual holiday lets, still has some properties available for Christmas for anyone who wants to avoid the in-laws and dodge a day of present-swapping and cracker-pulling.<br />
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A tiny Second World War guard house overlooking the English Channel has been converted into a luxurious holiday let where you can keep a lookout for unwanted visitors.