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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

Bedroom 1 - View 1 Lambings

Iken - Suffolk Coast

A former farm building, this cottage has been refurbished to a high standard and has lots of character. The exposed brick walls and timber beams give this property a vintage feel and being spacious it is great for family...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£471 - £911 per week *

IBTL View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • On one level, no stairs
  • 2 mile to a pub
  • 2 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View Seabreak

Westward Ho! - North Devon Coast

A delightful airy apartment with stunning views. The interior is decorated with modern furnishings and gives the property a fresh and stylish look. Being close by to the town and beach there is plenty to do.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£506 - £1201 per week *

NIRV1 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Maesgwm Farm Cottage

Coed-y-Brenin - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

Set amongst the stunning scenery of southern Snowdonia this 200 year old stone cottage is packed with character. Ideal for walking and other outdoor activitites with forest trails, a nature reserve and waterfall close by...

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 9 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£485 - £861 per week *

WAH569 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 9 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • Barbecue
  • 3 mile to a pub
  • 5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View Lounge Rosenwyn

Porthleven - South Cornwall

Situated just moments from the beach and within easy walking distance to pubs, restaurants and shops, Rosenwyn is a modern, spacious apartment with an open plan living area that provides fantastic sea views. This dog fr...

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£538 - £1310 per week *

ROSEN View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • 0.3 mile to a pub
  • 0.4 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

External House Martins

Padstow Town - North Cornwall

Perfect for a family looking for a quiet spot from which to explore picturesque Padstow. From this cosy home from home, take just a short walk through the winding quaint streets leading you to the historic harbour and sa...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Pets welcome
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
£377 - £801 per week *

P00171 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Pets welcome
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels not provided
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View Lynton Cottage Seaview Terrace

Lynton - North Devon Coast

Perched on the cliffside with panoramic sea views this spacious ground floor apartment is close to the Exmoor coastal village of Lynton.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£565 - £1471 per week *

CSLEWT View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • On one level, no stairs
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View FLT18 - Kitchen - View 2 Flat 18 Clifton Court

Putsborough - North Devon Coast

A sleek and smart apartment with a splendid view over the beach and sea beyond, perched on the hillside it provides an unparalleled position for seaside relaxation - the balcony is best enjoyed with a glass of wine in ha...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£551 - £1431 per week *

FLT18 View property

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

There is a comfortable dining table and chairs. Acorn Cottage

Staithes - Yorkshire Coast

Presenting views of the rolling Yorkshire hills, this property is set in a tranquil location and offers a cosy interior, the comfortable furnishings, warm colour pallet and wood burning stove really add to its homely amb...

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£323 - £591 per week *

WA040 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Games room
  • Barbecue
  • 0.8 mile to a pub
  • 1.5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 5 Stars with Original Cottages

New Property Exterior view of Cubitts Cubitts

White Horse Common - Norfolk Coast

A stunning mill conversion with amazing views in a great location to access the beaches, The Broads or a day out in Norwich.

  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£1078 - £1988 per week *

1945 View property

  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • Barbecue
  • 1.5 mile to a pub
  • 1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

BELMON - Rear Garden/Patio Belmont Apartment

Abersoch - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

Positioned in the centre of Abersoch, Bellmont Apartment is beautifully presented. It is located very close to the local shops and the seaside and would be perfect for 2 couples wanting a relaxing holiday.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
£471 - £786 per week *

BELMON View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels not provided
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Coastal View White Cottage

Winchelsea - Sussex Coast

White Cottage is located in the Sussex costal Village, Winchelsea. This charming cottage is full of character and welcomes up to four guests and is situated only a short walk from the historic high street.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£536 - £951 per week *

RH1144 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Coastal View Lounge Shrimp

Polruan - South East Cornwall

Just a stone's throw from the water's edge is this cozy cottage. With uninterrupted sea views and all the village shops and pubs within walking distance this makes for a great holiday for the family.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£476 - £1106 per week *

CSHRIM View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels not provided
  • Wet room
  • Walk-in shower
  • On one level, no stairs
  • 0.5 mile to a pub
  • 0.5 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking

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