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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

The Hideaway

Southwold - Suffolk Coast

The Hideaway is a contemporary couples retreat in the heart of Southwold and comes with its own private parking!

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£526 - £956 per week *

77HS View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.3 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

New Property Hattie the Horse Box

Hawkhurst - Kent Countryside

Set in 13 acres with lovely views, Hattie the horse box is a truly unique experience. It is surrounded by nature yet is within walking distance to Hawkhurst, which lies on the Kent/Sussex border. It offers quirky self-...

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Pet free property
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
£486 - £561 per week *

CB659 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Pet free property
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • Hot tub
  • Barbecue
  • 0.4 mile to a pub
  • 0.4 mile to a shop
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View Spindrift

Looe - South East Cornwall

A perfect choice for a couple looking to get away and escape the hustle and bustle of day to day life.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
£350 - £648 per week *

L00063 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels not provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • On one level, no stairs
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • 1 mile to a shop
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Lounge with open fire and comfortable seating South View Cottage

Horton-in-Ribblesdale - Yorkshire Dales

A traditional cosy stone-built cottage sleeping six in three bedrooms. This property is ideal for those guests looking to explore the Yorkshire Three Peaks as the walks are from the front door. The property has a garde...

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£472 - £977 per week *

DS933 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels not provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Outdoor pool Tremenhere Barn

Coverack - South Cornwall

Beautiful converted barn set in the countryside with private heated swimming pool and pretty gardens.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£804 - £2488 per week *

TREMEN View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • Swimming pool
  • 2 mile to a pub
  • 1.8 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 5 Stars with Original Cottages

Strands View

Gunnerside - Yorkshire Dales

Strands View is a stunning converted barn for up to eight people. With many high quality features such as granite worktops, and breathtaking views over Swaledale

  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£805 - £1787 per week *

DS097 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Wet room
  • Games room
  • Barbecue
  • 0.8 mile to a pub
  • 5.1 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Church Farm

Halesworth - Suffolk Coast

A beautiful and decadent farmhouse offering spacious accommodation perfectly located for Suffolk's Heritage coast and rolling countryside. Ideal for large gatherings and family get-togethers, this cottage will add lashin...

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£1261 - £2396 per week *

CFL View property

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Games room
  • Barbecue
  • 0.3 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

RH1159 - Sitting Area - View 2 Old School House

Northiam - Sussex Countryside

A large apartment which can sleep up to 4, welcoming 2 dogs with a secure garden. Set in the village of Northiam with lots of things to do right on your doorstep.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£456 - £646 per week *

RH1159 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
  • Walk-in shower
  • Barbecue
  • 1.5 mile to a pub
  • 0.3 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Exterior - View 1Sitting Room/Dining Area - View 2Sitting Room/Dining Area - View 4 Hollycombe

Long Melford - Suffolk Countryside

With a welcoming pub and independant shops within walking distance, this impressive property would be great for a family wanting to visit Suffolk. Ideally situated for exploring the charming Lavenham and Sudbury

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£481 - £821 per week *

HCB View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 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

WAH556 - Dining Table 3 Tyn Llan

Dyffryn Ardudwy - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

This 17th century semi-detached stone cottage is a mile away from the sandy beach at Morfa Dyffryn. Open plan accommodation and a large enclosed patio garden make this a very comfortable base. Easy access to the beaches...

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£426 - £788 per week *

WAH556 View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.25 mile to a pub
  • 0.25 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View N1455 - External - View 2 Woody Bay Cottage

Woody Bay - North Devon Coast

A secluded location set in the cliff top of Woody Bay with access to the beach below by a footpath. Cosy accommodation with an open fire, modern kitchen and its own private garden to admire the view from.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£596 - £1739 per week *

N1455 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 5 mile to a pub
  • 5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking

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