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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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.
Situated on the most beautiful street in St Ives is Juliot, a romantic cottage bedecked in luxury. Featuring exposed beams, stone walls and contemporary comforts, the pet-friendly cottage has earned a Visit England 5 Star and Gold rating and sits in a delightful seaside town in wonderful Cornwall.
Fabulous, 5-star, family-friendly North Devon coastal cottage sleeping 10-12. Facilities include hot tub, swimming pool (Mar-Oct), tennis court, table tennis and pool table. With underfloor heating and cosy a wood-burner; with magnificent panoramic rural and sea views... it is perfect all year round
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.