Just when you thought travel trends couldn't get any more wacky, there's a new type of holiday to contend with – the "shedcation".

Forget about cabins, windmills or capsules suspended from cliff-faces, organisers of the annual Cuprinol Shed of the Year competition have teamed up with Airbnb to convince travellers that sheds are the next big thing in accommodation.

To mark the launch of the contest, they've created a list of seven sheds you can actually stay in, made up of previous finalists as well as some new hopefuls taking part in this year’s competition. Have they got you convinced?

1. The Pool Hoose

Shed of the Year

Shed of the Year

2. Hay Brow Chalet 

Adventurous Brits Can Now Book the Ultimate ‘Shedcation’

Adventurous Brits Can Now Book the Ultimate ‘Shedcation’

3. The Corrugated Cottage

HEADLINE: Adventurous Brits Can Now Book the Ultimate ‘Shedcat

Adventurous Brits Can Now Book the Ultimate ‘Shedcation’

4. Boatel

Adventurous Brits Can Now Book the Ultimate ‘Shedcation’

Shed of the Year

5. The 'Owl House'

Adventurous Brits Can Now Book the Ultimate ‘Shedcation’

Shed of the Year

6. Maid of Deakin

Shed of the Year

Adventurous Brits Can Now Book the Ultimate ‘Shedcation’

7. Hut Therapy

Adventurous Brits Can Now Book the Ultimate ‘Shedcation’

Hut-Therapy-(Lewes,-England)

You can find out more about The Shed of the Year competition, sponsored by Cuprinol, on www.readersheds.co.uk.

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