There are plenty of easy ways to make your next holiday environmentally friendly. Whether you decide to stick to public transport or avoid flying, going away doesn’t need to be wasteful, or add to CO2 emissions. Booking a holiday cottage with a beach or a national park on its doorstep can also help to keep your trip green, by eliminating the need to get in your car every time you head out for the day.
Help to leave only tiny environmental footprints on your next holiday. Scroll down to view this collection of Eco Holiday Cottages and Lodges in the UK and see what environmentally-friendly qualities each property possesses. For further information on what kinds of facilities to expect in luxury eco-cottages see our blog article on Eco-Chic Holiday Cottages.
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Cedar Lodge is a totally luxurious 2-bedroom Somerset holiday lodge in Cheddar. It lies on the fringes of the Mendip Hills in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This 5-star lodge in a quiet rural setting is baby friendly, ideal for parents with very young children.
Long Barn is a Grade II listed, eco-friendly barn conversion located a few miles outside Abergavenny in the small village of Gilwern. The property sleeps up to 20 guests in 8 bedrooms, with 6 bathrooms, and plenty of communal areas for relaxing and dining.
A modern and attractive pet-friendly lodge with room for three, The Callow Lodge offers access to a private hot tub as well as Beaconsfield Holiday Park’s terrific facilities. Many other attractions are also available in nearby Iron Bridge, Church Stretton, or Ludlow.
Thornlea Log Cabin is a truly unique eco-lodge surrounded by open countryside near Saltburn in the North York Moors. The pet-friendly holiday home is light and airy in summer, warm and cosy in winter and possesses a large veranda, plus easy access to the coastline and Esk Valley.
This spacious pet-friendly, large holiday home with a hot tub in Perthshire is set in beautiful countryside near Crieff. The Old Manse has a wealth of period features, an open fire, a large garden with croquet lawn and trampoline. Perfect for a get-together with friends and large families.
Chill out in the Somerset countryside at Horsing Around, a converted horsebox near Frome. The luxury eco-friendly lodge offers expansive grounds with beautiful views as well as a spacious deck and boasts unique décor with modern comforts. Pick herbs from the garden and relax by the wood burner.
Set on the grounds of a decades-old family farm amidst botanical gardens and medieval architecture, The Cobnut near the village of South Newington, Oxfordshire, is a child-friendly Cotswolds holiday cottage featuring a brick fireplace, exposed beams, and two comfy upstairs bedrooms.
True to its name, Nestled In The Woods offers a romantic holiday amidst the fenland landscape of East Anglia near the historic market town of Saxmundham, Suffolk, with swimming pool and tennis court on the grounds, a pet-friendly cottage with cosy fireplace and well-appointed king master.
Urban chic meets the country at Billy Boo, a sophisticated rural cottage near Backbarrow in Cumbria and the Lake District. Set on a working farm inside a national park, the cottage promises luxury, an open fire, a hot tub, light and airy open-plan spaces, beautiful country views and on-site fishing.
Cornflower at Headland Escape offers a unique seaside holiday experience along the Welsh Riviera, a luxurious yurt on a family-run glamping site at Lydstep Haven near the walled town of Tenby, Pembrokeshire, a pet-friendly holiday home with wood-burner, lantern ceiling, and insulated pine flooring.
Corn House on the grounds of a 700-acre farm near Church Stretton in Shropshire, is a luxury holiday cottage with a pool for large groups and families. This Grade II listed barn conversion has six spacious bedrooms, oak bespoke fully equipped kitchen, and access to a pool, hot tub and tennis courts.
The Old Cricket Pavilion is situated in a picturesque rural location at North End Farm near Bridport. It has a small enclosed lawned garden and panoramic Dorset countryside views. An ideal for a romantic retreat for two or a small family. Pets welcome.
A lovely Award winning, luxury 2-bedroom East Yorkshire cottage sleeping 4 near Beverley set on our farmstead in 19 acres of grass and woodland. 5 Star Gold Award. Free wifi - pets welcome - arrive any day. 1 or 2 bathrooms. SEE OUR WEBSITE for offers via the link button on our main page.
Little Lamb is a lovely shepherd’s hut near the historic market town of Faringdon, Oxfordshire, a small romantic cottage amidst the picturesque Cotswolds that is compact and cosy, yet provides a spacious feel, with a fully equipped kitchen, walk-in shower, and king-size bed.
Immerse yourself in resort-style luxury at this stunning eco cottage in the Shropshire countryside. Indulge in the four-bedroom cottage’s pool, play tennis, relax on the balcony or by the pond and s in this grand eco-friendly cottage with four-poster beds, the latest technology and an open fire.
Based on a quiet, traditional hill farm in Farndale near Kirkby-Moorside, The Arches is a stone-built barn conversion, offering luxury holidays in the North York Moors. Meticulously restored to modern living standards, the semi-detached cottage is ideal for families of all age ranges. Pets welcome.
Lovely large 6 bedroom barn conversion with private gardens - set on our farmstead in 19 acres of grass and woodland two miles from the historic town of Beverley, Yorkshire. Free wifi - arrive any day. AWARD WINNING COTTAGES. Pets welcome. Sleeps 12+2 extra children
This stunning eco lodge in the beautiful Somerset countryside makes the perfect couples' retreat. The master suite has a king size bed and a bathroom complete with a huge freestanding bath and LED lighting. Laze the hours away in your fab hot tub or enjoy a sunset together in the starlit courtyard.
The Log Cabin epitomises rustic charm. The two-bedroom remote and dog-friendly holiday lodge in East Devon was built with weathered pine logs and lies between a woodland and a lake near the village of Sheldon. Guests will enjoy rare tranquillity and a chance to fish for their supper!
Award winning large 2-bedroom barn conversion - 5 star Gold. Free wifi - all on one floor, spacious ground floor bedrooms/wetrooms. Set on our rural farmstead in 19 acres of grass and woodland 2 miles from the historic town of Beverley. Arrive any day. Pets welcome. SEE OUR WEBSITE VIRTUAL TOUR
Award winning collection of 7 large luxury Holiday Cottages set on our farm just 2 miles from Beverley,East Yorkshire. 2,3,4 and 6 bedroom cottages all with free wifi. Arrive any day. Ground floor bedrooms/wetrooms. 5*Gold. SEE VIRTUAL TOURS. Pets welcome.
A unique Scandinavian-style eco-friendly cottage with a swimming pool blessed with timber finishes and surrounded by lawned gardens in a tranquil Isle of Wight coastal setting. Furnished to a very high standard, romance and relaxation are assured in this child and pet free luxury getaway near Ryde.
Alice Barn is one of several eco-friendly holiday barns set amidst the countryside near the village of Tadlow, Cambridgeshire, a cosy child-friendly cottage built with sustainability in mind, featuring underfloor heating, wood-burning hot tub on the deck, and master double bedroom behind barn doors.
Vanilla & Spices is a wonderfully minimalist countryside cottage situated near the village of Rendham, Suffolk, featuring exposed beams, expansive windows and skylights, sitting room with dining area and flat-screen TV, as well as two bedrooms and a sofa bed to accommodate up to six guests.