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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 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

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
£337 - £620 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

New Property Cleabarrow Cottage

Windermere - Lake District

Located in Windermere this stunning property sleeps twelve people in six en-suite bedrooms. Enjoy beautiful views across to the Lake District from the veranda and hot tub.

  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£3399 - £5275 per week *

GL072 View property

  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Towels provided
  • Hot tub
  • Barbecue
  • 1.1 mile to a pub
  • 1.1 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
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
£362 - £830 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
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Coastal View 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
£712 - £1515 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
  • Walk-in shower
  • 0.5 mile to a pub
  • 0.5 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

The front door opens into a cosy character living/dining room offering lovely Exmoor hillside views 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
£307 - £641 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

New Property Llyn Orta

Llanbedrog - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

Beautifully refurbished and restyled detached bungalow with stunning open plan lounge, kitchen and dining room lying in a desirable quiet residential location in Llanbedrog.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£611 - £1386 per week *

LLYNOR View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels not provided
  • On one level, no stairs
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

External Gam Bridge Barn

St Breward / St Tudy - Mid Cornwall

This traditional stone barn offers a tranquil retreat to relax for up to four guests. The accommodation is a short distance from St Breward where the local pub is known for its delightful food.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£403 - £927 per week *

P00461 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • 1.1 mile to a pub
  • 1.1 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Greigir Isaf Barns

Abersoch - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

This detached barn has been beautifully converted to create stylish accommodation suitable for all seasons. Stylish touches, exposed stonework, countryside views and a large terrace make this a desirable home all close t...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£536 - £1056 per week *

GREIGI View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels not provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • Barbecue
  • On one level, no stairs
  • 0.7 mile to a pub
  • 0.6 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • 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
£781 - £1611 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
  • Walk-in shower
  • 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

Fairview

Dartmouth - South Devon

Views across Dartmouth and the River Dart Spacious family sized house. Sunny garden with steps up to first terrace with large outdoor patio table and chairs and a built-in barbecue 10 minute walk into town Backs onto...

  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£506 - £855 per week *

BC136 View property

  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Wet room
  • Barbecue
  • 0.5 mile to a pub
  • 0.5 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View Open plan living/dining room 5 At The Beach

Weymouth - Dorset Coast

5 at the beach is a newly renovated property located in one of the many character buildings on Weymouth’s esplanade.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£401 - £885 per week *

WY435 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • 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

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