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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 Lounge Cowries, St Merryn

St Merryn - North Cornwall

Found in St Merryn, Cowries offers a roomy pleasant location for your break away. Additional touches include Artwork featured by a local creator and for the youngsters a large play section. Locally the village provides a...

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£350 - £1055 per week *

P00462 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels not provided
  • Barbecue
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

New Property Dau Ddeg Tri

Conwy - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

With a castle and marina, restaurants, cafes and bars all on the doorstep, this stunning cottage in the centre of Conwy provides the ultimate get-away on the beautiful North Wales coast.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£650 - £1270 per week *

BOW119 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer 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
£259 - £629 per week *

BC1204 View property

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

Special Offer Castle View Apartment

Charmouth - Dorset Coast

Castle View is a charming two-bedroom apartment on the first floor of a whitewashed cottage overlooking the stunning Dorset landscape in the peaceful village of Ryall. Just a short distance from the dog friendly Five Bel...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£248 - £561 per week *

WY426 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • 1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Special Offer Double bedroom Song of the Sea, Penzance

Penzance - West Cornwall

You’ll find this glorious retreat located just a step away from the sea and with it comes, unspoilt views, a private, decked courtyard, along with WiFi, a working fireplace and parking close by.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£395 - £1095 per week *

SONGPZ View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

New Property Y Lanfa

Aberystwyth - Pembrokeshire & West Wales

Within walking distance of Aberystwyth's restaurants and cafes, beaches and bars, this stylish apartment enjoys a tranquil setting with Marina views. Large balcony with direct access to the Wales Coast Path.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£420 - £775 per week *

BOW107 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • On one level
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.3 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer Large and attractive Kitchen Diner. The Old Cow Byre

Lealholm - Yorkshire Coast

Situated on the North York Moors near the pretty village of Lealholm, just an easy drive to Whitby, The Old Cow Byre is an ideal holiday cottage.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£316 - £647 per week *

Y027 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 3 mile to a pub
  • 3 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking

New Property River View

Aberystwyth - Pembrokeshire & West Wales

With Aberystwyth's restaurants and cafes, beaches and bars all within walking distance, this elegant house is located in an enviable, tranquil location with uninterrupted sea, river and harbour views.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£648 - £1125 per week *

BOW115 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • On one level
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.4 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Main sitting room Templemore

Bude - North Cornwall

Templemore has a lovely large garden and only 200 yards from Widemouth Bay, making this the perfect base for a family beach holiday.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£660 - £1742 per week *

P00492 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.6 mile to a pub
  • 0.3 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

New Property Stabal Llandegla

Llandegla - North East Wales

Central to a wide range of attractions, this 5-star country cottage offers a great base for walking Offa's Dyke, mountain biking at Llandegla Forest, exploring market towns, Snowdonia, the coast, Chester Zoo and more.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£389 - £937 per week *

BOW98 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
  • Barbecue
  • 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
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

The Nest

Dartmouth - South Devon

This lovely one bedroom apartment in the heart of Dartmouth offers you all the home comforts and amenities, with the added benefit of the outside decking area which is the perfect place for you to unwind.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
£358 - £557 per week *

BC94 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Special Offer Noddfa

Llanbedrog - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

Pretty end terrace in the desirable seaside village of Llanbedrog, close to a family friendly pub and a 15 minute walk to the beach, art gallery, shop and beach restuarant. Beautifully refurbished spacious interior, fabu...

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£460 - £913 per week *

NODDFA View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels not provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.7 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking

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