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Embark on walking holidays through the UK's most breathtaking landscapes, from the rugged Cornish coast to the majestic Highlands of Scotland. Our curated collection of holiday cottages, log cabins, and shepherd's huts are perfectly positioned for the walking enthusiast.

Whether planning a callorie burning trip with all the family or a few days gently strolling along country lanes with a loved one (without a pet in tow,) plan personalised, stress-free holidays with our selection of cottages, designed for you to explore the great outdoors.

The 3-storey gable end seen through trees of a Cumbrian stone-barn conversion.
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
3

Ideally situated in the South Lakeland District to explore this gorgeous region, 5 The Granary on the outskirts of Kendal, Cumbria, is a beautiful child-friendly cottage converted from a grain store to a gorgeous three-storey holiday home with an enclosed courtyard, garden and three cosy bedrooms.

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A single-storey wooden brick path crosses a lawn to the front door of wooden barn conversion
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

This outstanding period barn conversion with a hot tub is in the East Yorkshire village of Leven and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.

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A large 1930s country house with a large well-kept lawn.
Sleeps
25
Bedrooms
11

Gather friends for a memorable weekend away at Ashleigh House, an elegant and affordable rural cottage near Henley-in-Arden. The sophisticated country house boasts a hot tub and sun lounge with a snooker table, ample gardens, a south-facing patio for entertaining, and period furnishings.

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Rear exterior of a bungalow overlooking a tree-lined lawn.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

Your home away from home, Thornlea is a welcoming retreat for families and groups. This charming two-bedroom detached bungalow boasts a delightful garden in the picturesque Swaledale market town of Richmond. Vibrant colours and modern amenities are featured throughout this pet-free cottage, making it an ideal base for exploring the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

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Double-fronted exterior of a rustic, terraced holiday cottage in a Mid Devon village street with a flowery-creeper overhanging the front door.
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4

Sausage Cottage in Oakford is a large and charming Mid Devon holiday cottage that can accommodate up to eight guests. It offers four delightful bedrooms, an inviting sitting room with an art deco fireplace, and a separate Snug/TV room. The cottage is situated within walking distance of the village pub and is an ideal base for exploring the idyllic moorland surroundings. It promises a unique and memorable stay for its guests.

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Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4

Located next to a stream in the village of Cark in Cartmel, 14 Low Row is a charming holiday cottage in the Lake District. This pet-friendly accommodation in Cumbria provides easy access to all the local attractions and offers modern amenities, several outdoor relaxation areas, exposed wooden beams, and a comfortable wood burner for a cosy stay.

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A Somerset stone barn conversion overlooks a large lawn lined by flower beds and shrubs.
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4

Tradition defines Ryecroft Barn, a large, elegant Yorkshire Dales holiday cottage in Glusburn. It is surrounded by rolling green hills and manicured gardens. The pet-friendly property boasts a spacious sunroom, outdoor entertaining areas, exposed beams, a fireplace, oak furnishings and stained-glass windows.

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2-Storey cottage exterior with hanging flower baskets.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

This is one of five luxurious holiday cottages located in East Devon. The cottage has two bedrooms and can comfortably accommodate four people. It is conveniently situated in Sidmouth, just a short walk from the seafront. The property is a part of a historic Regency house built in 1802 for the Duke and Duchess of St. Albans. This house is Grade II listed, making it a remarkable piece of architecture.

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A wood and slate Cotswold holiday cottage overlooks a terrace with dining table and lawn.
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

Couples seeking a relaxing getaway will enjoy a stay at The Sycamore, a delightful romantic Cotswold holiday cottage for couples near the historic village of Arlington in Gloucestershire. It's the perfect weekend retreat featuring plenty of natural light streaming from double-height windows, beamed ceilings, and wood floors.

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Walk This Way!

Our properties are nestled in prime walking territories, including the UK's renowned National Parks. Each cottage is equipped with thoughtful amenities for walkers, such as boot rooms and recommended walking routes, ensuring a seamless experience. Discover cottages that begin your adventure right from the front door, leading you into the heart of the local countryside.

Highlights of our collection include:

  • Trailside cottages on famous routes like the South West Coast Path and the Pennine Way

  • Idyllic retreats with doorstep access to local footpaths and scenic country walks

  • Charming stays near picturesque canal towpaths, lakes, and reservoirs

Discover a perfect hiking holiday retreat in the UK's National Parks, where idyllic cottages await:

The Lake District beckons with its serene lakes and mountain trails, offering traditional stone cottages and modern apartments, some with direct access to boating and fishing on the lakes.

The Peak District caters to all levels of walkers, with a range of cottages from cozy nooks to spacious houses.

In the Yorkshire Dales, find solace amidst rolling hills and quaint villages, with a variety of farmhouses and contemporary apartments.

Explore the Scottish Highland's untamed beauty with a stay in a traditional crofter's cottage or a modern lodge amidst the highlands.

Wales invites you to traverse its challenging Snowdonia routes or the tranquil hills of the Cotswolds, with an array of honey stone cottages.

When selecting your walking holiday cottage, consider not only the location and trail access but also the nearby amenities, ensuring your stay is as authentic and comfortable as possible.

With My Favourite Holiday Cottages, your journey to a great walking holiday starts here. Book with confidence, knowing that a memorable walking holiday experience, directly with property owners, is just a click away.