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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Cleddau Hideout is a charming romantic cottage set amidst woodland and rivers near Merlin’s Bridge in Pembrokeshire. The bespoke shepherd’s hut features urban chic and contemporary comfort and boasts beautiful fresh air, seclusion, countryside views from its conservatory, a log fire and a hot tub.
View Combe Hay, a beautiful somerset eco-lodge with luxury furnishings and private Jacuzzi hot tub - a perfect romantic escape for two in the Somerset countryside near Cheddar.
A luxurious eco lodge set within Strawberryfield Park in Cheddar. With a wraparound furnished deck and sumptuous hot tub this beautifully designed and furnished home delivers style and comfort in equal measure. Perfectly suited to families or groups of friends, it makes for a superb stay in Somerset
Botloes Cottage is a beautiful wooden clad cottage surrounded by lush green fields on Botloes Farm in Newent, Gloucestershire. The romantic cottage offers seclusion & sophistication and promises couples a log fire, exposed beams, a copper bath, an Aga stove and a beautiful garden with lovely vie...
The Granary is an eco-friendly Grade II listed romantic cottage set amidst woodland near Witney, Oxfordshire. The pet-friendly rural property built with Cotswold stone promises peace & quiet. It has a cosy wood burner, exposed beams and limestone walls, extensive grounds, a fire pit and a treehouse.
Nestled among woodland in the lovely hamlet of Sheldon is a gorgeous little cottage called Shephard’s Hut. The romantic cottage in an AONB enjoys expansive countryside views and serenity and boasts a relaxing veranda, a rustic design palette, modern conveniences and access to the delights of Devon.
Enjoy a romantic Cotswolds holiday with a stay at Second Nature on the outskirts of the spa town of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, the perfect getaway for couples wanting to explore this picturesque region, a rural retreat for two boasting a distinctive four-poster bed and walk-in rain shower.
Fall Echoes is a charming wooden-clad rural cottage in a serene setting near Gresham in Norfolk. The pet-friendly cottage lies near the coast offering spacious lawned grounds with fresh country air, plus outdoor entertaining areas, airy, open-plan spaces, and contemporary design with artworks.
Pasture View Cottage is a large eco-friendly, single-storey country cottage on the edge of Pickering for holidays exploring the North York Moors and the North Yorkshire coast. Features include a large private garden and a very well-equipped kitchen. Children will love the play area and play shed.
Swan Lodge is a wood-clad rural cottage on Castle Farm near Wedmore, and it provides an ideal place to relax and unwind after exploring the Somerset Levels The cottage boasts a large garden with views of the countryside plus an indulgent hot tub and a thoroughly modern interior.
Set on the peaceful Strawberryfield Park resort near Cheddar in Somerset, The Levels is a stylish architect designed eco-lodge with an abundance of light and cool tones, perfect for discerning couples seeking a relaxing break.
Stay in your very own railway carriage beside the vintage railway tracks near Williton, Somerset. The Railway Carriage is an authentic replica and is fitted out with style and luxury. The pet-friendly cottage promises a unique holiday plus a log burner, eco-friendly design and a 4-star rating.
The Chestnuts is a large, Eco-Luxe, 5-Star Gold Cotswold holiday Cottage in Shilton, an unspoilt village near historic Burford in Oxfordshire. Sleeps 8. This award-winning cottage has been beautifully renovated and furnished to create a relaxing and child friendly rural retreat in the Cotswolds.
Country Postcard offers a special holiday experience in an eco-friendly cottage near Wellow in Somerset. The former signal box has been successfully converted into a charming and sophisticated rural cottage boasting lovely grounds, a wood burner, a sauna, an artist’s studio & its own shepherd’s ...
When you’re ready for a romantic break amidst the splendour of the Welsh wilderness, Sylvana is the perfect holiday home, a remote eco-friendly cottage in Powys, Wales, where one can disconnect from the bustle of city life, boasting a lovely conservatory, wood-burner stove, and fire pit.
Larch Barn sits amidst a large meadow on the edge of the South Somerset village of North Perrott, a pretty child-friendly cottage offering comfortable accommodation for couples and young families, boasting two bedrooms and light, airy open plan living area with exposed beams.
A delightful stone-built countryside cottage set in the Northern Yorkshire Dales, Hury Lodge in the peaceful hamlet of Hury, County Durham, offers pet-friendly holiday accommodation for small families and or couples with fully fitted kitchen and charming master bedroom.
Riverside Lodge is an eco-cottage in the rural village of Washford, Somerset, that offers luxury accommodation for up to six guests on holiday in South West England, a pet-friendly lodge with amenities such as two wine fridges, games room with Xbox and Wi-Fi, and under-floor heating.
A traditional stone fireplace and exposed beams gift Ash Lodge country charm, and the rural cottage near Washford treat guests to open fire, a hot tub, lovely grounds, contemporary comforts and a peaceful property with a lot of space for your dog and proximity to the coastline of Somerset.
Betony is a truly chic coastal cottage surrounded by green hills and fresh air. Sitting just outside Bamburgh, the pet-friendly cottage boasts views of Bamburgh Castle as well as a spacious outdoor entertaining area, ample windows, natural light, sleek finishes & access to the Northumberland coa...
A stunning detached reverse level new home offering outstanding finish and style with spacious 5 bedroom accommodation. Situated in a slightly elevated location with fine sea and coastal views from the front across and up the coast to Godrevy Lighthouse and as far as St Agnes Head on a clear day.
This remote rural Highland cottage in the Heights of Achterneed, Inverness-shire offers spectacular views of the Northern Highlands. Whether you want to hike, golf, or go to the spa, Larchfield Chalet 1 is the place to lay your head at the end of the day. Pets welcome.
A stunning farming estate with a swimming pool in the heart of North Devon, The Old Stables is a rural holiday cottage located in a scenic valley between Bishop's Nympton, and South Molton on the edge of Exmoor National Park with easy access to Devon's coastline and other attractions.