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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

Special Offer Breakfast, lunch or supper, al freaso style! Wenlock

Croyde - North Devon Coast

A great holiday home in popular Croyde, a short distance from the village centre, coastal path, dunes and beach.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£615 - £1645 per week *

WENLOC View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • On one level
  • 0.4 mile to a pub
  • 0.5 mile 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

Coastal View Combesgate is a spacious first floor apartment in a most unique position Combesgate Apartment

Mortehoe - North Devon Coast

A first floor apartment within a prominent house, tucked into the impressive hillsides overlooking open seascape out across to Lundy Island, this home offers a very clean, crisp and comfortable base to enjoy long walks,...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£455 - £1135 per week *

COMBE View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.15 mile to a pub
  • 0.15 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View MARTINCC - External - View 2 Gardeners Cottage

Martinhoe - North Devon Coast

Located within Exmoor National Park and overlooking the famous Heddon Valley. This delightful single storey cottage is an idyllic couples retreat

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£295 - £581 per week *

GARDE View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • On one level
  • 0.4 mile to a pub
  • 5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Special Offer Conservatory Prospect Farm Cottage

Appletreewick - Yorkshire Dales

This lovely cottage in an idylic setting offers stunning, far reaching views across the Yorkshire countryside. From here there are great walking and cycling trails that you can explore. Relax at the local village pub in...

  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£322 - £634 per week *

DS245 View property

  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • 0.5 mile to a pub
  • 2 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Geufron

Llanbedrog - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

If you love a good walking holiday Geufron is the ideal place to have as a base. It's located on a peaceful road just near the local village. Nearby you will find a public house, eateries, art gallery and cafes.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
£480 - £890 per week *

GEUFRO View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen hire available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels not provided
  • 0.9 mile to a pub
  • 0.9 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

External Little Gem

St Merryn - North Cornwall

Perfect for families wanting to explore North Cornwall, this spacious property is just 3 miles from Padstow and within an hour from the Eden Project. Situated in St Merryn, with beautiful bays and amenities within walkin...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£358 - £852 per week *

P00157 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels not provided
  • On one level
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Self catering cottage for 6 in the heart of Tenby Cwtch Cottage

Tenby - Pembrokeshire & West Wales

Delightful self-catering accommodation set in the heart of Tenby. Short walk to the beach and amenities. Ideal for a family holiday.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£615 - £1125 per week *

PW9133 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

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Abersoch - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

Stylish 3 storey town house in central Abersoch, sleeps 9 guests in 4 bedrooms. A few hundred yards to Abersoch harbour beach and a short walk to all Abersoch's amenities. Balcony and rear patio. WiFi included.

  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£660 - £1454 per week *

WATERN View property

  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels not provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking

Coastal View RH1158 - Sitting Room - View 2 West Ascent

Hastings and St Leonards - Sussex Coast

The perfect family holiday home with sea views to all floors situated within walking distance of St Leonards sea front and the local artisan shops and eateries.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£1065 - £1450 per week *

RH1158 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • 0.5 mile to a pub
  • 0.5 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

An ideal location for peace and tranquillity. Leyland Barn

Holsworthy - North Devon Countryside

Splendid countryside barn conversion in North Devon surrounded by lawns and gardens. Gives spacious accommodation with character throughout with exposed beams and featured fireplace. Less than 10 miles from the beach.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
£319 - £773 per week *

N1592 View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.5 mile to a pub
  • 0.5 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer DS101 - Lounge Lower Gill Farmhouse

Tosside - Yorkshire Dales

This impressive property, great for large groups, is part of a group of properties hidden away in acres of tranquil countryside. Kids will love the shared games room, tennis court, football pitch and swimming pool!

  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 3 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£797 - £1877 per week *

DS101 View property

  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 3 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Swimming pool
  • Games room
  • Tennis court
  • Barbecue
  • 4 mile to a pub
  • 4 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer Privately gated cottage with garden. Barley Byre

Rolvenden - Kent Countryside

This beautifuly renovated property retaining vaulted beamed ceilings would be perfect for families with an eye for style. Immerse yourself in village life in Rolvenden, visit the farmers market and the nearby moated cast...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£440 - £750 per week *

TN602 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • On one level
  • 3.5 mile to a pub
  • 3.5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

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