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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.

Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer Bedroom 4 balcony Sinilah

Looe - South East Cornwall

With luxury beds, spacious accommodation and panoramic views of Looe and the horizon, this stunning property offers a perfect family holiday sleeping eight.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£676 - £1479 per week *

L30061 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.5 mile to a pub
  • 0.5 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

New Property Dining Room Coachmans

Little Petherick

Holding on to its original features as the old coach house. Design and architecture keep the cottage feel alive with exposed wooden beams combing to complement the green country views and a glimpse of Padstow's estuary....

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£1323 - £3600 per week *

P00736 View property

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Games room
  • Barbecue
  • 0.3 mile to a pub
  • 4.7 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Lounge Spring Cottage

Wadebridge - Mid Cornwall

Lovely little cottage in Edmonton near Wadebridge, only a short walk to the Camel trail, the perfect place for walking or cycling. Countryside views can be enjoyed from the bedroom.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£326 - £794 per week *

P00586 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels not provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 1 mile to a shop
  • Dishwasher
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Special Offer Angorfa Bach

Abersoch - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

Detached house in central Abersoch, a five minute walk from the High Street and sandy beach, sleeps 4 in one stunning en suite master double bedroom and further twin bedroom, patio with outdoor seating, WiFi.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£625 - £1250 per week *

ANGORF View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels not provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking

Coastal View Shepherds Hut at Ridge Hall

Staithes - Yorkshire Coast

The Shepherd Hut offers a quirky self-catering holiday experience in the beautiful countryside above Staithes. Located in the grounds of Ridge Hall, two guests can enjoy the peace and tranquility of this special place.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
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WA052 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Games room
  • Barbecue
  • 0.8 mile to a pub
  • 1.5 miles to a shop
  • No smoking

New Property Ty'n Rhos

Llandegla - North East Wales

Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this beautiful cottage features a private hot tub, log burner and access to endless attractions, including Offa's Dyke Trail and Llandegla Mountain Biking, on the doorstep.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£517 - £1150 per week *

BOW97 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Hot tub
  • Barbecue
  • On one level
  • 2 mile to a pub
  • 1.5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Special Offer Ty'n Fron Cottage near Machynlleth market town Ty’n Fron

Machynlleth - Mid Wales & The Brecon Beacons

The ideal setting for a relaxing countryside break, with the convenience of having the facilities of Machynlleth market town within a short distance. Snowdonia and Cardigan Bay also nearby.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£365 - £779 per week *

BOW91 View property

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

Special Offer Wye Retreat

Rhayader - Mid Wales & The Brecon Beacons

A stone and slate barn lovingly converted to provide a comfortable base for exploring Wales. Beautiful views from the elevated terrace next to a bubbling stream. Walkers and cyclists will enjoy the many paths and trails...

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£291 - £505 per week *

WAK223 View property

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels not provided
  • Towels hire available
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • 1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Dining Room The Oaks

Chillington - South Devon Countryside

Converted barn in a beautiful village with rural views, parking and occupancy for 6 people.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£419 - £1069 per week *

BC1028 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • 1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View The apartment is just a short stroll from the picturesque harbour, character pubs, shops, and restaurants Rafferty's

Lynmouth - North Devon Coast

Experience village life from this modest first floor apartment that offers bright and comfortable accommodation for 2 in the stunning Lyn Valley. Rafferty's is steps away from the harbour, with its friendly shops and pub...

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£228 - £525 per week *

N2073 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Cosy holiday cottage with fishing lake in West Wales Deri'r Cwm

New Quay - Pembrokeshire & West Wales

Cosy ground floor holiday cottage within reach to the seaside with fishing lake and hot-tub, Located on a working farm in West Wales. Ideal family holiday, including farm animals, outdoor playground, fishing

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
£373 - £816 per week *

25631 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Hot tub
  • Games room
  • Barbecue
  • On one level
  • 1.4 mile to a pub
  • 4.5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking

1 Bryn Caradog

Llanbedrog - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

Located in the seaside village of Llanbedrog, 1 Bryn Caradog is a beautifully presented three bedroom bungalow with high quality fixtures and fittings lying within a short walk to the family friendly Ship Inn pub and wit...

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£550 - £1200 per week *

1BRYNC View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels not provided
  • Barbecue
  • On one level
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.5 mile to a shop
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking

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