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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 5 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Enjoy this plush double bed after a day exploring Suffolk. The Stables

Ufford - Suffolk Countryside

With its stunning interior and 3 acres of grounds to explore, including meadows and lakes and your own nature reserve, this really is an idyllic getaway for a couples retreat.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£405 - £715 per week *

STABU View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 5.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • On one level, no stairs
  • 0.9 mile to a pub
  • 1.5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Travel cot available
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer Exterior - View 1 Fairfield House East

Saxmundham - Suffolk Coast

An outstanding property, beautifully decorated and great for families or groups, with plenty of room to entertain, and situated in stunning Suffolk with its many beaches and charming market towns.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£1610 - £2095 per week *

FHE View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Games room
  • 0.3 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile 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

Living Area - View 1 Brambles

Ilketshall St Margaret - Suffolk Countryside

A pretty timber framed cottage tucked away in the countryside. The property has been furnished and decorated to a high standard. This can be booked together with Dragonfly and Tree Tops to accommodate larger groups.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£490 - £795 per week *

BRM2 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Hot tub
  • Barbecue
  • 4 mile to a pub
  • 4 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer Sea View Cottage

Langton Matravers - Dorset Coast

Stunning detached stone cottage in rural location with 4 bedrooms and sea views throughout the entire property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£778 - £1804 per week *

WY399 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • 0.8 mile to a pub
  • 2 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer CB632 - Bedroom The Barn Studio

Benenden - Kent Countryside

Romantic and cosy timber framed open-plan studio just outside Benenden, finished to a high standard with pool for summer use.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£330 - £570 per week *

CB632 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • 2 mile to a pub
  • 2 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Ferrins.

Walberswick - Suffolk Coast

Located in the charming seaside village of Walberswick, Ferrins offers high quality self-catering accommodation for family and friends to enjoy this area. It has spacious rooms and a large garden with games room.Sleeps 1...

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£930 - £2310 per week *

HFERIN View property

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Games room
  • Barbecue
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 5 Stars with Original Cottages

New Property 1 Anchor Cottage

Walberswick - Suffolk Coast

This glorious newly renovated home, so close to the beach, is the perfect retreat for your next large family or group of friends gathering. Offering 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms this property has the real 'wow' factor.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£1730 - £3360 per week *

1ANC View property

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.3 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

The exterior of this beauiful little cottage Rose Cottage

Sedgeford - Norfolk Coast

Rose Cottage has been beautifully restored to a high standard, offering guests a quality home from home that you won't want to leave. Located in the pretty village of Sedgeford, you're not far from the coast in west Norf...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£369 - £694 per week *

1549 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.25 mile to a pub
  • 2.5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Coastal View Conservatory Pen Y Mor

Mawgan Porth - North Cornwall

With stunning interior design, situated in a beautiful location with fantastic views and only a short walk to Mawgan Porth beach, with gorgeous enclosed patio garden complete with table tennis table.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£1230 - £2988 per week *

P00608 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Wet room
  • Walk-in shower
  • Barbecue
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile 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 The open plan lounge area with large Smart TV and Bose surround sound system The Yorkshire Barn at Harrogate

Harrogate - Yorkshire Dales

This stunning barn-converstion is located within 10 acres of private grounds with exceptional views over open countryside and Harlow Carr is on the doorstep. Luxury throughout you will feel truly relaxed after your stay...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£1100 - £3595 per week *

DS956 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Wet room
  • Walk-in shower
  • Games room
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • 1.2 miles to a shop
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

New Property The Lodge

Sheepwash - North Devon Countryside

A lovely detached lodge with shared use of covered heated swimming pool and tennis court. Amid glorious countryside in the heart of Devon's rural splendour yet only a mile from a Country Inn serving good food and 5 mil...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£260 - £670 per week *

THELO View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis court
  • On one level, no stairs
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • 5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Coastal View Meadfoot Beach Apartment, Torquay - Lounge area Meadfoot Beach Apartment

Torquay - South Devon

Benefitting from double aspect views across Brixham bay this fabulous 2 bed apartment is ideal for a relaxing coastal holiday. The grade 2 listed property is full of character and tastefully decorated throughout ensuring...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£439 - £1169 per week *

HES15A View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking

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