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Active Cottage Holidays

Why would you want to laze about on your holidays, when you can make the most of every second?

Life is for living, and on an active holiday that’s exactly what you’ll be doing. Running, climbing, exploring, cycling, riding, swimming, surfing, laughing, sharing, these are holidays where you won’t waste a second. Why not try a new sport – canyoning, land yachting, white water rafting, coasteering – these are new activities for the modern holidaymaker. Some are scary, some are not for the faint-hearted, but all are without doubt fun and exhilarating.

But being active doesn’t have to mean living life on the edge either. Many of our active cottages are also perfectly suitable for walkers and cyclists looking to explore the countryside or coastline of Britain.

The South West Coast Path running through Devon, Cornwall and Dorset is ideal for active holidaymakers. The path covers over 630 miles of relentless coastline, packed with wildlife, stunning views and sandy beaches.

For cyclists, Yorkshire may be the ideal choice. Home to the start of the Tour de France in 2014, the county is now etched into cycling history. Take the opportunity to stay in one of our active cottages in Yorkshire and follow in the footsteps of some of the sport’s biggest names.

Or really throw yourself into extreme sports in Wales. The country is synonymous with white water rafting and zip lining experiences, meaning you will never be far from an adventure centre packed with activities for all levels of experience and skill.

Jernizend

Dartmouth - South Devon Coast

A great family base at Norton Park, Dartmouth with 2 bedrooms, parking and close to the amenities.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£275 - £615 per week *

BC1204 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • On one level
  • 1.5 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View 3 Strandways Court

Saundersfoot - Pembrokeshire & West Wales

You'll find it hard not to lose hours admiring the stunning sea views from this apartment just a stone's throw from the beach. Perfect for a family, taking a boat trip from Saundersfoot harbour is a must.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£585 - £1715 per week *

PW9008 View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • On one level
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Swallow Cottage

Fryup Dale - North York Moors

Swallow Cottage is perfectly placed for a romantic self-catering holiday in picturesque Great Fryupdale. Cosy accommodation in stunning countryside with Whitby, Pickering and the historic steam railway just a few of the...

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£272 - £513 per week *

Y041 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 4 mile to a pub
  • 4 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Swallow Cottage

Llanerchymedd - Anglesey

One of a small collection of converted barns in rural Anglesey, all on one level, with a woodburning stove, outside seating area and extensive grounds with a fishing lake.

  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£395 - £650 per week *

WAI211 View property

  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • On one level
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • 1 mile to a shop
  • Dishwasher
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking

Crab Cottage

Morfa Nefyn - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

With a fabulous beach and coastal styling this beautifully presented holiday home gives a really sense of being at the seaside as soon as your walk through the pretty painted front door. An open plan lounge, kitchen and...

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£545 - £1385 per week *

CRABCT View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels not provided
  • 0.5 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Coastal View 3 The Downs

Swanage - Dorset Coast

A stylish townhouse in Swanage with glorious views across the town and to the sea, with the added bonus of 2 allocated parking spaces

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£455 - £1081 per week *

WY388 View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 5 Stars with Original Cottages

New Property Cae Mawr cottage Cae Mawr

Conwy - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

Experience North Wales at its best at this 5-star Snowdonia cottage in the Conwy Valley. Woodburner, 200 yds to village pub, less than 5 miles to Conwy and Surf Snowdonia. Also close to Llandudno, beaches, Zip World etc.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£400 - £790 per week *

BOW80 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 2 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Rose cottage is a spacious annex wing of the owner's delightful detached cottage located in the small rural hamlet of Bridge Ball Rose Cottage

Brendon Nr. Lynmouth - North Devon Coast

A spacious annexe joined to the Owners delightful cottage in Exmoor National Park. Comfortable living room with a feature fireplace and a woodburner for cosy evenings. Relax in the garden where Exmoor red deer can be spo...

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£271 - £605 per week *

ROSECO View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 1.5 mile to a pub
  • 3 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Dining area 5 Rose Terrace

St Merryn - North Cornwall

This lovely property in St Merryn is perfect for families. Set in a quiet countryside location, with one of Rick Steins pubs within walking distance and the breathtaking Seven Bays close by.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£420 - £1001 per week *

P00187 View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 6 mile to a pub
  • 3 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
Awarded 5 Star Gold with Original Cottages

External Peacehay Barn

Padstow Area - North Cornwall

This stunning property offers fantastic spacious accommodation with impressive views over the surrounding countryside, the perfect space for a group of friends or extended family.

  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 3 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£2850 - £4758 per week *

P00560 View property

  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 3 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 5.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Hot tub
  • Barbecue
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 3 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Coastal View Front of the cottage Hillside

Robin Hood's Bay - Yorkshire Coast

This unique luxury cottage in Robin Hood's Bay, has lots of character and charm and yet offers all modern comforts.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£511 - £1088 per week *

R024 View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Manhattan

Scarborough - Yorkshire Coast

Ideally situated in the popular residential area of South Cliff near Scarborough town centre and the beach, this charming luxury property is a perfect choice for a seaside holiday.

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£272 - £513 per week *

S013 View property

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • On one level
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.3 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

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