If you are looking for the perfect self-catering cottage holiday location but have very specific needs when it comes to the sports and activities available in the area then you've come to the right place. Many people who enjoy self-catering holidays in the UK and Ireland enjoy getting out and about in our beautiful countryside, breathtaking landscapes, tranquil lakes and spectacular coastlines. However with so much choice and so many activities to cater for its a good idea to see what's available in different locations before you book something. Whether you're looking to enjoy the West Country's spectacular coastline and have some adventurous fun coasteering, doing a high ropes course or rock climbing or would rather spend your holiday strolling or cycling the Welsh National Parks, here you can find the perfect location for your active country cottage holiday in the UK and Ireland.

Coasteering in the West Country

Find out the best places to enjoy water sports, adventure activities or land based sports and make sure you book your country cottage holiday in the perfect location for your sporting needs. With something to suit everyone from the hard core thrill seeker who is looking for something exhilarating and new such as caving, abseiling or paragliding to the walking, cycling or horse riding enthusiast, you can find the best holiday location for your needs and enjoyment. Discover country cottages throughout the UK.

Dogs can go with you for an outdoor holiday in the UK by booking dog-friendly accommodation

Lots of families like to book a family holiday with plenty of outdoor activities. Some may even want to take the dog and this is easily possible by booking a pet-friendly holiday cottage where the entire family plus pet can stay together.

Surfing during a Cornwall self-catering holiday

Water Sports
Adventure Sports
Land Based Activities

Simply select your desired type of activity, choose your favourite and find out the best places to stay in the UK and Ireland to enjoy your desired activity on a self-catering country cottage holiday.

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