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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

19 New Street

Woodbridge - Suffolk Coast

This semi-detached, period town house benefits from large and open rooms alongside wonderfully modern interiors. Ideal for families looking to explore Suffolk in style, and situated right in the heart of Woodbridge.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£680 - £950 per week *

SFNSW View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer Open plan Bedroom layout. Bloomers Bothy

Leyburn - Yorkshire Dales

In the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, this cosy studio provides a rural retreat for two. Enjoy views of the River Ure from the patio. The shared garden has a wildlife lake, home to birds and animals.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£257 - £493 per week *

DS003 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • On one level, no stairs
  • 2 mile to a pub
  • 2 miles to a shop
  • Cot available
  • No smoking

Coastal View Crowrach Uchaf Cottage & Barn

Abersoch - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

Traditional detached stone cottage and renovated barn conversion, each sleeping 8, in a peaceful countryside location with coastal and rural views.

  • Sleeps 16
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£1105 - £2366 per week *

CROWRA View property

  • Sleeps 16
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels not provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • 2 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Coastal View Sit out and enjoy an evening drink and watch the beautiful sunsets, views don't get much better than this! The Tides, Saunton

Saunton Sands - North Devon Coast

With contemporary style, a stunning location and superb ocean views, this fabulous duplex apartment will appeal to couples and families looking for something special. Located next to Saunton Golf Club, with award-winning...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£775 - £1890 per week *

TIDES View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • 2 mile to a pub
  • 2 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 Good sieze lounge with bay window and window seating Hillrise

Glaisdale - North York Moors

Built in 1865 as a miner manager's cottage, this charming luxury four bedroomed property has been refurbished to a very high standard, with great attention to detail.

  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£600 - £958 per week *

WA046 View property

  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.3 mile to a pub
  • 0.5 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Vine Cottage in Walberwick sleeps 9 people altogether so would be great fun for family and friends. Vine Cottage

Walberswick - Suffolk Coast

Quietly nestled in the seaside village of Walberswick, this property provides a little haven with the sea and harbour within easy sauntering distance and the village green on your doorstep.

  • Sleeps 9
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£895 - £2495 per week *

VIN View property

  • Sleeps 9
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.07 mile to a pub
  • 0.4 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer Swimming pool 1 Europa Court

Mawgan Porth - North Cornwall

This apartment close to the sea has shared access to an open air swimming pool in the summer, with tennis courts nearby. Close to the town and the cliff paths, it's a great base for a great holiday.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£381 - £925 per week *

P00444 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels not provided
  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis court
  • On one level, no stairs
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 5 Stars with Original Cottages

New Property Bright and spacious open plan living room Mill Cottage

Elsing - Norfolk Countryside

Attractive, single storey cottage overlooking a mill pool, with large, open-plan interior within easy reach of Norwich.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£597 - £988 per week *

1973 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • Barbecue
  • On one level, no stairs
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • 1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer Patio area to the front of the cottage Foss Garth Cottage

Thwaite - Yorkshire Dales

Ideal for families or groups of friends looking to holiday together in the Yorkshire Dales national park, with easy access to cycling and walking routes.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£459 - £615 per week *

DS322 View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 3 miles to a shop
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Cherry Cottage in Slapton Cherry Cottage

Slapton - South Devon

Pretty courtyard setting Set in 1.5 acres of beautiful harmonious grounds Ideal location to explore the South Hams Great for family holidays Lovely country cottage feel with character elements A short drive away fro...

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£495 - £1250 per week *

BC2186 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 1.5 mile to a pub
  • 1.5 miles to a shop
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

The Old Chapel

Staithes - Yorkshire Coast

A truly unique former chapel set close to the beach in the picturesque village of Staithes. This recently refurbished four bedroom house offers ample space, ideal for a family holiday.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£750 - £1500 per week *

WA058 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Games room
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer Sitting area Fieldmouse Barn

Bodham - Norfolk Coast

Lovely barn conversion just a few miles inland from the beautiful north Norfolk coast

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£408 - £705 per week *

1902 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • On one level, no stairs
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 2 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

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