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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

White Cottage

Woodbridge - Suffolk Coast

This Victorian cottage has been wonderfully decorated with a fresh, modern aesthetic. In the heart of Woodbridge, you are ideally placed for excellent pubs, restaurants and shops; perfect for couples or a small family.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£420 - £740 per week *

SFWCW View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 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
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer View across the Harbour over the red tiled roof of Madeleine's View. Madeline's View

Whitby - Yorkshire Coast

A Grade II listed cottage pefect for a family seaside holiday. Located up on the Cragg, it boasts truly stunning views over Whitby with all it's attractions just a walk away.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£376 - £737 per week *

W939 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.5 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • No smoking
Awarded 5 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View Sitting Area with Gas Fire Guild House

Aldeburgh - Suffolk Coast

A large and luxurious Aldeburgh property right on the seafront offering an elegant and exciting holiday. This wonderful self-catering property is packed with added extras such as a hot tub, steam room, gym and cinema roo...

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£1990 - £3210 per week *

GUH View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Wet room
  • Hot tub
  • Barbecue
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer View from the mezzanine Crossways Barn

Briston - Norfolk Coast

A splendid, spacious property with gravelled drive leading up to the old barn door. As you go in, your eyes are drawn up to the remarkable A-Frame roof which can be fully appreciated from the mezzanine bedroom.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£381 - £654 per week *

1551 View property

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

Coastal View master bedroom 5 Seaview

Looe - South East Cornwall

A beautiful cottage furnished with stylish furnishings situated just a stones throw from the beach.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£439 - £952 per week *

L10094 View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 5 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer Ffermdy Llanwrtyd

Llanwrtyd Wells - Mid Wales & The Brecon Beacons

This Llanwrtyd Wells Holiday Cottage has been spectacularly restored to keep as many original features as possible and has a magical mix of the old and new.

  • Sleeps 11
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£1155 - £1894 per week *

414291 View property

  • Sleeps 11
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • Barbecue
  • 1.5 mile to a pub
  • 1.5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer Wonderful setting with views across to a delightful wooded river valley. Priory House Cottage

Bratton Fleming - North Devon Countryside

Due east of Barnstaple, this bright and modern cottage offers spacious living on one level just perfect for 2. There's also plenty to do, whether it's a quiet amble along the River Yeo or an invigorating dip in the sea.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£276 - £660 per week *

PRICOT View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • On one level, no stairs
  • 1.5 mile to a pub
  • 4 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • No smoking

TAWELF - Kitchen View 1 Tawelfor

Abersoch - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

This stylish two bedroom ground floor flat in the heart of Abersoch is perfect for families. Incredibly modern throughout and perfectly situated with the main beach and shops all within comfortable walking distance.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
£510 - £1091 per week *

TAWELF View property

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

The cosy sitting room has two leather-effect sofas and a woodburning stove. Ty Newydd

Dolgellau - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

A Grade II charming cottage offers some historic views. Ideal for explorers with the Mawddach Trail and Cadair Idris close by. The cottage offers the traditional kitchen/diner great for those wishing to step up in time.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£321 - £572 per week *

WAH671 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels not provided
  • 0.25 mile to a pub
  • 0.25 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking

Special Offer Sitting Room Puffins Reach

Swanage - Dorset Coast

Sandwiched between Swanage and the glorious Dorset coastline, Puffins Reach sits on the town's south westerly border with the South West Coast Path in easy reach, providing a fantastic opportunity to explore this lovely...

  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£405 - £950 per week *

WY337 View property

  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • 0.4 mile to a pub
  • 0.6 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking

WAH361 - Exterior - View 2 Barn Cottage

Dolgellau - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

This former stone barn, only one mile from Dolgellau is a gorgeous holiday home. Well equipped and ideal for family holidays, it has a private games room, outdoor play area and toddlers activity centre.

  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£595 - £1107 per week *

WAH361 View property

  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels not provided
  • Towels hire available
  • Walk-in shower
  • Hot tub
  • Games room
  • Barbecue
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • 1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

External Two Stiles

Treyarnon Bay - North Cornwall

A holiday chalet in 23 acres of parkland. Light and airy open plan accommodation. Close to surfing beaches and ideal for exploring North Cornwall. Pastow with it's harbour and restaurants is only 4 miles away.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£519 - £1261 per week *

P00078 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels not provided
  • Towels hire available
  • Walk-in shower
  • Barbecue
  • On one level, no stairs
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

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