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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 Stars with Original Cottages

New Property Cwt Bach

Abergele - North East Wales

This cosy studio for 2 with a private hot tub is set in idyllic countryside, just 5 miles from the North Wales coast. Perfect for a relaxing, romantic break and for exploring the wide range of attractions nearby.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£431 - £646 per week *

BOW134 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • Hot tub
  • Barbecue
  • On one level, no stairs
  • 2.5 mile to a pub
  • 2.5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

New Property Beautiful cottage for 4 near Aberystwyth Hafod Aber

Aberystwyth - Pembrokeshire & West Wales

Offering plenty of space, this contemporary cottage also features a private hot tub, a log burner and underfloor heating. Direct access to the Ystwyth bike trail and within 3 miles of Aberystwyth and Cardigan Bay.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£435 - £1135 per week *

BOW92 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • Hot tub
  • 2 mile to a pub
  • 0.25 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
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
£409 - £852 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
  • Walk-in shower
  • Hot tub
  • Games room
  • Barbecue
  • On one level, no stairs
  • 1.4 mile to a pub
  • 4.5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

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Padstow Town - North Cornwall

A traditional fisherman’s cottage in the heart of Padstow. Ideally located for walking into town to visit the many excellent pubs, restaurants and cafes and it is only a minutes' walk from the harbour.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£394 - £905 per week *

P00572 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Coastal View 41 Gimblet Rock

Pwllheli - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

New spacious luxury 3 bedroom lodge with exqusitie interior and exterior desirably located on Gimblet Rock Park. From the lodge, watch the boats cruise through Pwllheli harbour, take a walk on Pwllheli beach or head to t...

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£636 - £1336 per week *

41GIMB View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels not provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis court
  • Barbecue
  • On one level, no stairs
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.6 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Brook Hall Lodge

Crowfield - Suffolk Countryside

A cosy single storey cottage set in a picturesque, quiet village. Brook Hall Lodge is suitable for couples, small families and those who require a wheelchair.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£501 - £726 per week *

BHL View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • On one level, no stairs
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • 2 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Coastal View Lounge Chapel Downs

Porthleven - South Cornwall

Located in Breageside, Chapel Downs overlooks the harbour, pier and miles of beach. The property includes a guest bedroom annex and garden and is the perfect location for both families and friends.

  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£955 - £2378 per week *

ABCCHA View property

  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • Barbecue
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.5 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Rowan Tree House Rowan Tree House

Bridport - Dorset Coast

A relatively modern three bedroom property, with a spacious feel, a lovely enclosed garden and private parking.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
£441 - £954 per week *

WY448 View property

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

New Property Garden 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
£1359 - £3636 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
  • Wet room
  • Walk-in shower
  • 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

Coastal View Llys Mawr semi-detached holiday cottage Llys Mawr

Pwllheli - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

Excellent location with far-reaching mountain and sea views. Close to a wide range of attractions, including the Wales Coast Path, beaches and Pwllheli Marina, Snowdon and Zip World, steam trains, castles and much more.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£525 - £1122 per week *

BOW111 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Wet room
  • Walk-in shower
  • 2.5 mile to a pub
  • 0.5 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

New Property Lounge East Cliff View

Bridport - Dorset Coast

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£470 - £1009 per week *

WY466 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

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