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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.

Special Offer Master bedroom with 4 poster bed and views of countryside Wheatsheaf Cottage

Bridport - Dorset Countryside

Wheatsheaf Cottage is located in the pretty village of Askerswell, just a short drive from the vibrant market town of Bridport and the beaches at West Bay. An ideal base for a family wanting to explore the Jurassic coas...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£380 - £7794 per week *

WY439 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • 4 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • 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
£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
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer Sunnyridge is a super property with sea, wooded views and parking for 5 cars. Sunnyridge

Amroth - Pembrokeshire & West Wales

Any group will adore the stunning mature grounds this impressive property is set in. Boasting woodland views out to the sea, this outstanding property in Amroth is perfectly located for coastal walks along to Saundersfoo...

  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£820 - £1880 per week *

PW303 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels not provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
  • 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 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer The spacious master king size bedroom has been stylishly decorated in yellows and greys and boasts sliding doors to the second floor balcony 5 Byron Apartments

Woolacombe - North Devon Coast

High quality duplex apartment in sought after beachside location with exceptional sea views and onsite facilities coming soon

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£770 - £1905 per week *

5BYRON View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel 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 - £512 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 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer Comfortable, open plan Lounge/Diner featuring original wooden floorboards and beamed ceiling. Lavender Cottage

Sleights - Yorkshire Coast

A pretty terraced cottage inside and out. Beamed ceilings, open fire and wrought iron beds make this a cosy retreat. Sleights is a traditional village with a butcher's and a bakers and salmon jumping in the river.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
£301 - £584 per week *

WA228A View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels not provided
  • 0.3 mile to a pub
  • 0.3 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 5 Stars with Original Cottages

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Constantine Bay - North Cornwall

A large detached property finished to a high standard. Outside the palm trees give it a continental look and you can dine alfresco on the terrace. Inside, the spacious rooms are light and stylish, a perfect holiday home.

  • Sleeps 9
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£1097 - £2611 per week *

P00051 View property

  • Sleeps 9
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • On one level
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.3 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Highchair
  • No smoking

New Property Ger y Bont

Holy Island - Anglesey

Within a stone's throw of the Cymyran Strait and Wales Coast Path, this stylish, spacious Anglesey home is the ideal setting for your get-together. Trearddur Bay and numerous other beaches and attractions nearby.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£745 - £1575 per week *

BOW116 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • 0.25 mile to a pub
  • 0.75 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer View from the seafront Waters Edge at Sandsend

Sandsend - Yorkshire Coast

On the fringe on the North York Moors, this traditional stone cottage is steeped in rustic charm. Between Runswick Bay and Sandsend, you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to days out for all the family to enjoy.

  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£347 - £664 per week *

WA268A View property

  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels not provided
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Coastal View What a perfect spot to enjoy watching the world go by. Flat 24 Clifton Court

Putsborough - North Devon Coast

A comfortable apartment with the open plan living space and balcony offering with amazing views over Putsborough Beach. Guests also have shared use of an indoor heated pool.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£490 - £1265 per week *

FL24 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Swimming pool
  • On one level
  • 1.7 mile to a pub
  • 1.7 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer Lazylands

Salcombe - South Devon

Stunning and unique multi-storey property located in an elevated position in South Sands, Salcombe overlooking the beautiful picturesque beach. Only a short walk or drive from Salcombe town centre.

  • Sleeps 13
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£2235 - £6175 per week *

BC1807 View property

  • Sleeps 13
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.6 mile to a pub
  • 1.5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

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