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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.

Special Offer Cysgu Llwynog

Llyn Peninsula - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

With sumptuous high quality contmeporary interior and a stylish rear paved garden, this truly stunning barn conversion is a perfect place for those seeking a superior rural escape yet only a short drive to the tourst hav...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£475 - £950 per week *

CYSGUL View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 1.7 mile to a pub
  • 1.6 miles 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

Enjoy al fresco dining on the fabulous patio area Beren

Croyde - North Devon Coast

A gorgeous, bright and breezy cottage in the charming village of Croyde. Renovated to a high standard its a fabulous location for families to enjoy the surf and sun of this delightful Devon village.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£560 - £1699 per week *

BEREN View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Hot tub
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer Open plan living/dining room 4 At The Beach

Weymouth - Dorset Coast

4 at the Beach is a stunning contemporary first floor flat located right on Weymouth beach front

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£358 - £811 per week *

WY434 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Manhattan

Scarborough - Yorkshire Coast

Ideally situated in the popular residential area of South Cliff near Scarborough town centre and the beach, this charming luxury property is a perfect choice for a seaside holiday.

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£272 - £523 per week *

S013 View property

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • On one level
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.3 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Special Offer 2 Crugan

Llanbedrog - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

Contemporary holiday home set on a large plot on Crugan holiday park on the edge of the seaside village of Llanbedrog and just a short stroll to the long sandy beach with beach bar and restaurant, art gallery and 2 famil...

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£500 - £1173 per week *

2CRUGA View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels not provided
  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis court
  • Barbecue
  • 0.7 mile to a pub
  • 0.3 mile to a shop
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer

New Property Kitchen Martock Cottage

Beaminster - Dorset Countryside

Martock Cottage is a traditional 1852 stone cottage in the heart of Beaminster. A contemporary but cosy feel, with lots of thoughtful touches await you! The cottage is spacious, with the added benefit of an enclosed cour...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£394 - £875 per week *

WY427 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Dining area 5 Rose Terrace

St Merryn - North Cornwall

This lovely property in St Merryn is perfect for families. Set in a quiet countryside location, with one of Rick Steins pubs within walking distance and the breathtaking Seven Bays close by.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£420 - £1001 per week *

P00187 View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 6 mile to a pub
  • 3 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View The apartment is just a short stroll from the picturesque harbour, character pubs, shops, and restaurants Rafferty's

Lynmouth - North Devon Coast

Experience village life from this modest first floor apartment that offers bright and comfortable accommodation for 2 in the stunning Lyn Valley. Rafferty's is steps away from the harbour, with its friendly shops and pub...

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£228 - £512 per week *

N2073 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer Salty Kisses

Scarborough - Yorkshire Coast

The beach is just a short walk from this contemporary holiday home, the interior is light and airy with comfortable furnishings and there are more alluring activities in the local area such as North Cliff Golf Course and...

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£272 - £523 per week *

S012 View property

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.3 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • No smoking

New Property Cleabarrow Cottage

Windermere - Lake District

Located in Windermere this stunning property sleeps twelve people in six en-suite bedrooms. Enjoy beautiful views across to the Lake District from the veranda and hot tub.

  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£3363 - £5239 per week *

GL072 View property

  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Hot tub
  • Barbecue
  • 1.1 mile to a pub
  • 1.1 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Special Offer Castle View Apartment

Charmouth - Dorset Coast

Castle View is a charming two-bedroom apartment on the first floor of a whitewashed cottage overlooking the stunning Dorset landscape in the peaceful village of Ryall. Just a short distance from the dog friendly Five Bel...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£248 - £561 per week *

WY426 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • 1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Special Offer Lounge Egret View

Newquay - North Cornwall

Find a sunny spot indoors or outdoors to plan your day. Explore the nearby beaches with a surf lesson and rock pooling at Fistral. Head home to an outdoor hot shower and an evening of laughter.

  • Sleeps 11
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£1450 - £3995 per week *

P00719 View property

  • Sleeps 11
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Bed linen hire available
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Towels hire available
  • Games room
  • Barbecue
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 0.2 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

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