If you’re looking for serenity look no further than this eco-friendly cottage on the Isle of Wight. This is a gas only property with a wood burner, wall heaters to warm the dining room and bathroom and solar panels powering the lights. Maybe try a digital escape or explore the miles of walking and cycling paths right on your doorstep. Sleeps 6.
Nestled in Colby Woodland Gardens, feel like you’re a world away in this Victorian cottage. Have a greener holiday when you stay in this charming cottage with renewable central heating from an air source heat pump. For those who want to get out and about, take a stroll down to the beach to bury your feet into the sand. Sleeps 4.
Wake up to birdsong in the air when you stay in this rustic shepherd’s hut. Reconnect with your surroundings by walking across the valley or head down to Portcothan beach to breathe in the fresh sea air. Come back to your characterful hideaway to snuggle in with the cottages eco heating for a cosy evening. Sleeps 2.
For a group escape in the countryside surrounded by woodlands and wild meadows, this cottage is the perfect eco-friendly break. This restored farmhouse has been fitted with solar panels to help create electricity for the property as well as a system which allows the hot water to be heated by the wood burners. Sleeps 8.
Situated on Arlington Estate, this Victorian nook combines a classic interior with a modern fitted kitchen and eco electric radiators. Feel reconnected to nature as you explore the 2,700 acre estate with its network of walking routes. What’s more, enjoy free access to Arlington Court when you stay in this cottage. Sleeps 3.
Stable Cottage is an eco-friendly holiday cottage surrounded by stunning scenery overlooking Port Quin Bay. Featuring an eco-heating system, this cottage is perfect for walks along the coastal paths or a spot of fishing. Or stay in to watch ocean sunsets from the patio or stay snug in the living room by the fire. Sleeps 4.
In the grounds of Chirk Castle, this eco-friendly holiday cottage provides a charging point for electric cars. Make the most of your visit to explore the gardens, parklands and take part in a guided castle tour. Go beyond the boundary walls and take a tour by car to delve into the region’s rich cultural history. Sleeps 4.
This quiet cottage near Dartmouth Castle has an electric charging point so you can recharge your car after an adventure-filled day. Head to the harbour town of Dartmouth to discover the festivals, events and markets. Or, travel along the Devon coast for a great day out exploring castles, marinas and historical houses. Sleeps 5.
This rural mountainside escape at the foot of Snowdon has an electric car charging point. Travel a few miles to reach Botws-y-Coed for independent shops, cafés and restaurants serving local Welsh produce. Fancy an adrenaline rush? Take a drive to zip and bounce in underground caves or surf the Welsh sea. Sleeps 4.
Leave nothing but footprints when you immerse yourself in the ancient woodlands surrounding this Edwardian cottage. Heated by air source pumps and eco radiators, Combe Park boasts spacious rooms perfect for unwinding in after a day of exploring the woods and coastal paths. Sleeps 4.
With characterful and quirky features, like electric wall heating and an earth closet lavatory, escape from your everyday life to unwind in a remote setting. Experience nature like never before when you leave the car behind to reconnect with your surroundings with a variety of valley walks or take up a spot of star gazing. Sleep 7.
West Cottage is the perfect escape to reconnect with nature. Feel rejuvenated as you breathe in the salty fresh air and take in the bracing wind on the cliff tops. Once you've soaked up the coast, West Cottage's Electrorad eco heating will help you warm up from those coastal chills. Sleeps 4.
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With over 400 cottages to choose from, find your perfect holiday escape.
If you’re eager to reconnect with the natural world a cottage in the woods is the perfect way to immerse yourself into the peace and quiet of the countryside. Woodlands provide a tranquil place for us to go to so we can relax amongst the wildlife no matter the season.
With a whole year packed full of ideas and inspiration to help you on your way, like building bug hotels, to help reducing your carbon footprint, together we can continue to take care of the precious environment around us and the animals that call it home.
Nothing beats a walking holiday in the great outdoors. That inward sense of achievement after completing a walk, discovering new landscapes and conquering high peaks. Book a stay at one of our cottages across England, Wales and Northern Ireland and set out on a rambling adventure.
We've partnered with electric car manufacturer BMW i to help make greener travel options easier. We have ambitious plans to install electric car charging points at 100 of our places to stay by the end of 2020. Find out more about the partnership here.
Don't know where to start in creating a more eco-friendly home? With some simple swaps with plastic alternatives to eco-friendly cleaning essentials, create a greener home with our sustainable living range.