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Aberhyddnant Farm Cottages
Brecon, Powys, Wales
Certified under the Welsh Organic Scheme, Aberhyddnant is a farm supplying organic beef, sheep, pork and free range eggs, and offering two comfortable well-appointed cottages on an organic working hill farm in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park...
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Blagdon Water
Holsworthy, England, United Kingdom
Provides visitors to the West Country with an exclusive and unique opportunity to stay aboard their own house boat located within 35 acres of private land...
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Callestock Courtyard Holiday Cottages
Truro, Cornwall, England
Beautiful cottages set in a truly peaceful location between Truro and Perranporth. Spotless accommodation with stunning bathrooms which have large showers and whirlpool baths...
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Clynfyw Countryside Centre
Boncath, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Based on a working family organic farm and woodland, Clynfyw provides inclusive, informed enjoyment of nature, the countryside and the environment combined with a generations-old link to the locality...
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Country Cottages Online
Tring, England, United Kingdom
See our section of eco-friendly cottages and self-catering properties...
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Dittiscombe Holiday Cottages
Kingsbridge, Devon, England
Come and relax in our pretty stone cottages set in a tranquil South Devon valley. Each cottage has its own private garden and there is a nature trail with ponds and woods for guests to enjoy. Stunning beaches, great coastal walks and historic Slapton village are all nearby...
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Dove Cottage
Llandissilio, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Holiday cottage on a Soil Association-registered organic smallholding. Also supplies fleeces for handspinners. Located in a quiet valley, central for Pembrokeshire coast and Preseli. ...
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Eco-Cabins at CAT
Machynlleth, Powys, Wales
The Eco-Cabins, located in the hills of beautiful mid-Wales, offer a unique residential experience whereby the residents monitor and take responsibility for their energy use during their stay. The electricity is provided by wind, water, solar power and bio-fuels...
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Green Lodge
Bantry, Cork, Ireland
Self-catering apartments for the vegetarian and vegan visitor in West Cork, Ireland. Peaceful wooded area five miles from Bantry. The apartments are single storey with own entrance...
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Hiddenglen Holidays
Nairn, Scotland, United Kingdom
Watch deer and woodpeckers among the abundant wildlife on a tranquil croft. Accommodation includes spacious lodges, a chalet and a caravan, all well equipped and clean...
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High Broadwood Hall Cottages
Nr Hexham, Northumberland, England
Tastefully refurbished barn conversions to a very high eco-friendly standard, with LED lighting, air source heating and solar panels. Own outdoor areas. We generate our own electricity and aim to be energy neutral...
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Higher Wiscombe
Colyton, Devon, England
Three luxury holiday cottages with a sustainable theme. Two cottages sleep six, all en-suite and the third cottage sleeps twenty, ten bedrooms, eight bathrooms, all in five star luxury and winners of the Holiday Cottage of the Year 2007...
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Isaac’s Byre
Alston, Cumbria, England
Our comfortable cottage is situated near Garrigill in North Pennine AONB. It won a gold award with the Green Tourism Business Scheme and is surrounded by countryside with farm animals next door and walks and cycle routes from the door step...
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Landmark Trust, The
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Independent preservation charity that rescues and restores architecturally interesting and historic buildings at risk, giving them a future and renewed life by letting them for self-catering holidays...
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Little White Alice
Redruth, Cornwall, England
Little White Alice is a collection of 6 eco 5*Gold cottages which come in a range of sizes set in 25 acres of land with a unique communal natural swimming pool, wood burning hot tub and sunken fire pit situated in West Cornwall...
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Making Waves
St Ives, England, United Kingdom
Two luxury apartments in a beautiful eco-renovated Victorian house overlooking St Ives Bay, with stunning sea views...
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Marston Holiday Flats
Swanage, England, United Kingdom
Marston has 3 comfortable and relaxing holiday apartments, fully self contained and located on the cliff top over looking the sandy beach at Swanage in Dorset...
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Mazzard Farm Holiday Cottages
Ottery St Mary, Devon, England
Seven miles from sleepy Sidmouth, at the foot of East Hill, are 17 acres of old apple farm. Among tipis, hens, farmhouse, gardens, play areas and a big communal courtyard with picnic tables are six cottages, which sleep between 2 and 10 (24 in total)...
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Mesmear
St Minver, England, United Kingdom
Stylish holiday accommodation on the North Cornwall coast. Traditional barns have recently been converted to offer stunning, modern accommodation with all the facilities and treats of a Boutique Hotel...
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The Old Byre
Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire, Scotland
A three-bedrooms self-catering cottages set on two acres of gardens 25 minutes from Glasgow. Four stars (STB), Awarded Gold in the Green Business Tourism Scheme...
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One Off Places
Gloucestershire, England
One Off Places is home to over 1000 unique, quirky and characterful accommodation options around the world. Ranging from cabins to castles, tipis to treehouses, windmills and caravans, the properties can sleep from 2 - 50 people and suit all budgets...
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Organig Parc
Llithfaen, Gwynedd, Wales
North Wales holiday cottages with a unique blend of eco-friendly design and five-star luxury on an organic farm in the heart of the Llyn Peninsula. Surrounded by 300 acres of organic and natural farm land the Parc has its own heather-clad mountain...
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Pen Pynfarch
Llandysul, Carmarthenshire, Wales
A secluded 40-acre site in South-West Wales for holidays and arts and environment workshops, working towards sustainability. Has a studio/meeting room for hire. An area of particular interest lies in activities that explore relationships with the natural world...
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Penpont
Brecon, Powys, Wales
One of the finest houses situated within the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales, Penpont offers a unique experience for you to enjoy either as a bed & breakfast guest in the main house...
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Tregothnan's Wild Escapes
Truro, Cornwall, England
Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or an active family break full of fun and fresh air, Cornwall is the destination for your ultimate Wild Escape. Part of the historic Tregothnan estate, our properties offer idyllic settings, spectacular scenery and a sense of relaxed luxury...
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West Woolley Farm
Bude, United Kingdom
Stay in our comfortable award-winning barns converted from a dairy farm, previously owned by the same family for over 300 years...
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Yatesbury Organic Farm
Near Calne, Wiltshire, England
Delivers boxes of fresh and local organic vegetables and fruit directly to your door. Most of the produce in grown on their family farm in Yatesbury...
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Aberhyddnant Farm Cottages

Description

Certified under the Welsh Organic Scheme, Aberhyddnant is a farm supplying organic beef, sheep, pork and free range eggs, and offering two comfortable well-appointed cottages on an organic working hill farm in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park. Walking for miles from the door, private on-farm fishing, riding and other activities locally. Ideal spot for a relaxing holiday or a stress-free weekend.

Organic meat and vegetables available, with fresh spring water on tap. One cottage sleeps six plus two cots, and the other cottage sleeps four plus two cots. As a Soil Association Open Farm they love to receive visitors to the farm by prior arrangement, including school trips. Also has a Farm Shop and Tea Room in nearby village of Trecastle.

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 1874 636 797
Email: enquiries@abercottages.com
Web: www.abercottages.com

Location

Aberhyddnant,
Crai,
Brecon, Powys LD3 8YS
United Kingdom

Memberships & Accreditations

Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold

Creation Date: 
Wednesday, 4 September, 2013 - 10:36
Last Updated: 
Wednesday, 4 September, 2013 - 10:36

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Clynfyw Countryside Centre

Description

Based on a working family organic farm and woodland, Clynfyw provides inclusive, informed enjoyment of nature, the countryside and the environment combined with a generations-old link to the locality.

Situated in the grounds of the Victorian mansion, there are four independent, spacious cottages. All cottages are wheelchair accessible and have a spacious sitting room and kitchen area. Clynfyw mansion is available for catered or self-catering accommodation for groups of up to 16. The peaceful surroundings offer woodland walks, abundant birdlife and easy access to the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park with its coastal footpath, castles, beaches and the Preseli Hills. There are two sculpture trails and a games room.

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 1239 841 236
Mobile: +44 (0) 7980 290 522
Email: info@clynfyw.com
Web: www.clynfyw.co.uk

Location

Clynfyw, Abercych,
Boncath, Pembrokeshire SA37 0HF
United Kingdom

Memberships & Accreditations

Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold
Winners of the Pembrokeshire Tourism 'Sustainable Tourism' and 'Best Access for the Disabled Visitor' 2013
Winners of the Queens Award for Enterprise (Sustainable Development) and Wales Environmental Awards (Sustainable Tourism) 2004.

Creation Date: 
Wednesday, 4 September, 2013 - 10:40
Last Updated: 
Wednesday, 4 September, 2013 - 10:40

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Dittiscombe Holiday Cottages

Description

Come and relax in our pretty stone cottages set in a tranquil South Devon valley. Each cottage has its own private garden and there is a nature trail with ponds and woods for guests to enjoy. Stunning beaches, great coastal walks and historic Slapton village are all nearby.

‘Wonderful location, cosy cottage, thoroughly enjoyable week of walking in this beautiful countryside.’ Mr & Mrs Tunstall, Leicestershire.

From their cottage door guests can take the 40-minute green lane walk to historic Slapton village, with its two excellent pubs, and Slapton Ley Nature Reserve for bird-watching or a nature safari; and just 3 miles from here the South West Coast Path takes in the stunning coastal scenery of Start Bay from Dartmouth to Start Point. Closer to home guests can enjoy a stroll around our nature walk, or a little bird and wildlife-watching from their private gardens.

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 1548 521 272
Email: info@dittiscombe.co.uk
Web: www.dittiscombe.co.uk

Location

Dittiscombe,
Slapton,
Kingsbridge, Devon TQ7 2QF
United Kingdom

Memberships & Accreditations

Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold

Creation Date: 
Monday, 29 July, 2013 - 18:32
Last Updated: 
Monday, 29 July, 2013 - 18:32

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Dove Cottage

Description

Holiday cottage on a Soil Association-registered organic smallholding. Also supplies fleeces for handspinners. Located in a quiet valley, central for Pembrokeshire coast and Preseli.

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 1437 563 657
Email: bettinab@dsl.pipex.com
Web: www.gone-astray.co.uk

Location

Dyffryn Isaf,
Llandissilio, Pembrokeshire SA66 7QD
United Kingdom
Creation Date: 
Wednesday, 4 September, 2013 - 10:47
Last Updated: 
Wednesday, 4 September, 2013 - 10:47

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Eco-Cabins at CAT

Description

The Eco-Cabins, located in the hills of beautiful mid-Wales, offer a unique residential experience whereby the residents monitor and take responsibility for their energy use during their stay. The electricity is provided by wind, water, solar power and bio-fuels, and waste water and sewage is filtered through a reed beds sewage system. Each cabin is heated by solar water heating panels and woodstoves. There are two cabins, each with eighteen bed spaces, and a two-night minimum stay. These are self-catering units, but meals may be booked in the vegetarian restaurant at CAT. Part of the fee includes free entrance to the Centre for Alternative Technology for the duration of the stay.

Cost is per Eco-Cabin per night; March to October £275 per cabin, November to February £255 per cabin. Meals and bedding are extra. Activities run by CAT education officers can be booked in advance.

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 1654 705 982
Email: cabins@cat.org.uk
Web: www.cat.org.uk

Location

Centre for Alternative Technology, Machynlleth, Powys SY20 9AZ
United Kingdom
Creation Date: 
Wednesday, 4 September, 2013 - 12:44
Last Updated: 
Wednesday, 4 September, 2013 - 12:44

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Green Lodge

Description

Self-catering apartments for the vegetarian and vegan visitor in West Cork, Ireland. Peaceful wooded area five miles from Bantry. The apartments are single storey with own entrance, cooking and ensuite facilities. Organic vegetables, bread and wholefoods available.

Contact

Tel: +353 27 66146
Email: greenlodge@eircom.net
Web: http://homepage.eircom.net/~greenlodge

Location

Trawnamaddree, Ballylickey,
Bantry, Cork
Ireland
Creation Date: 
Wednesday, 4 September, 2013 - 12:51
Last Updated: 
Wednesday, 4 September, 2013 - 12:51

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High Broadwood Hall Cottages

Description

Two luxury self catering cottages. – North Pennines AONB. Walkers and cyclists welcome.

Well equipped. Tastefully refurbished barn conversions to a very high eco-friendly standard, with LED lighting, air source heating and solar panels. Own outdoor areas. We generate our own electricity and aim to be energy neutral.

Sitting in a farmland setting, surrounded by fabulous views down the Allen Valley towards Weardale and north to the Cheviot Hills. A great place for those who just wish to tour around on relatively peaceful roads. Perfect for walkers and cyclists with many off-road routes – you can set off from the
front door. An area teeming with wildlife, 1¼ miles from the bustling village of Allendale, with shops, pubs, restaurants and tea rooms.

Dove cottage: cosy upside-down one bedroom (double & single bed) cottage, with beamed ceilings and a wood burner.

Swallow's Rest: two en suite bedrooms (double or twin). Single storey with wooden floors.

Finally, we’ve planted 1200 native broadleaf trees and are planning to plant more. Two small pine woodlands are being changed to native broadleafs, with our intention to increase wildlife habitat.

Tranquil setting for chilling out in. Dark skies.

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 1434 683458
Mobile: +44 (0) 7887 906 023
Email: info@highbroadwoodhallcottages.co.uk
Web: www.highbroadwoodhallcottages.co.uk

Location

Allendale,
Hexham, Northumberland NE47 9AF
United Kingdom

Key Words

Allendale, cottage, walking cycling Northumberland rural self-catering retreat views

Memberships & Accreditations

Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold Award
Visit Britain: 4 stars plus walkers and cyclists welcome

Creation Date: 
Wednesday, 4 September, 2013 - 12:54
Last Updated: 
Wednesday, 4 September, 2013 - 12:54

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Higher Wiscombe

Description

Three luxury holiday cottages with a sustainable theme. Two cottages sleep six, all en-suite and the third cottage sleeps twenty, ten bedrooms, eight bathrooms, all in five star luxury and winners of the Holiday Cottage of the Year 2007. Combined with this is a serious environmental agenda, the cottages have been awarded a Gold by Green Tourism and have six other sustainability awards, proving you can combine luxury with sustainability.

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 1404 871360
Email: info@higherwiscombe.com
Web: www.higherwiscombe.com

Location

Southleigh, Colyton, Devon EX24 6JF
United Kingdom

Memberships & Accreditations

Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold

Creation Date: 
Monday, 29 July, 2013 - 18:36
Last Updated: 
Monday, 29 July, 2013 - 18:36

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Little White Alice

Description

Little White Alice is a collection of 6 eco 5*Gold cottages which come in a range of sizes set in 25 acres of land with a unique communal natural swimming pool, wood burning hot tub and sunken fire pit situated in West Cornwall.

You can enjoy a wide range of art and craft activities in our onsite artist’s Studio , explore our diverse site or help us look after our chickens, pigs, ponies.

All the newly built sustainable cottages are highly insulated with wood burning stoves and under floor heating, hand crafted bespoke interiors and really comfortable beds making them ideally suited for year round holidays. Set in the heart of the countryside we are close to St Ives, Falmouth and the Eden Project and are within 10 miles of both the North and South Coasts with two great local pubs within walking distance.

Child friendly and two of our cottages are also dog friendly. Sleeps 2-24.

Licensed for civil ceremonies with whole site occupancy possible. Short breaks available outside our peak periods.

A perfect place to escape to relax in and explore out from whatever the time of year - your wild green retreat.

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 1209 861 000
Mobile: +44 (0) 7584 632 889
Email: enquiries@littlewhitealice.co.uk
Web: www.littlewhitealice.co.uk

Location

Carnmenellis,
Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6PL
United Kingdom

Key Words

Sustainable holiday cottages, natural swimming pool, hot tub, green weddings, family, dog friendly

Memberships & Accreditations

Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold
5*Gold Visit England
Gold Sustainable Tourism, Cornwall Tourism Awards 2011
Silver Sustainable Tourism South West Tourism Awards 2012
Listed in top 25 Guardian Green Travel List

Creation Date: 
Wednesday, 4 September, 2013 - 13:01
Last Updated: 
Wednesday, 4 September, 2013 - 13:01

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Organig Parc

Description

North Wales holiday cottages with a unique blend of eco-friendly design and five-star luxury on an organic farm in the heart of the Llyn Peninsula.

Surrounded by 300 acres of organic and natural farm land the Parc has its own heather-clad mountain, private trout lake, river valley, ancient church and mill. Within its curtilage, enjoy the purest fresh air on our numerous designated walks, relax lake-side watching the wonderful wildlife or fly-fish to your heart's content.

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 1758 750 000
Email: info@organigparc.com
Web: www.organigparc.com

Location

Carnguwch,
Llithfaen, Gwynedd LL53 6NH
United Kingdom

Memberships & Accreditations

Soil Association

Creation Date: 
Wednesday, 4 September, 2013 - 13:06
Last Updated: 
Wednesday, 4 September, 2013 - 13:06

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Pen Pynfarch

Description

A secluded 40-acre site in South-West Wales for holidays and arts and environment workshops, working towards sustainability. Has a studio/meeting room for hire. An area of particular interest lies in activities that explore relationships with the natural world. Has a self-catering cottage or catered accommodation for hire, with simple decor using traditional and reclaimed materials and antiques. Logs for heating come from the woodland, there is a compost toilet, and recycling facilities. Can provide organic food boxes with local produce and vegetarian catering for groups. Nearby is a lake, a stream and an SSSI.

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 1559 389 917
Email: enquiries@penpynfarch.co.uk
Web: www.penpynfarch.co.uk

Location

Llandysul, Carmarthenshire SA44 4RU
United Kingdom
Creation Date: 
Wednesday, 4 September, 2013 - 13:28
Last Updated: 
Wednesday, 4 September, 2013 - 13:28

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Tregothnan's Wild Escapes

Description

Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or an active family break full of fun and fresh air, Cornwall is the destination for your ultimate Wild Escape. Part of the historic Tregothnan estate, our properties offer idyllic settings, spectacular scenery and a sense of relaxed luxury.

Imagine picture-perfect cottages full of Cornish character, nestled on the shores of the River Fal and down remote tracts on the Lizard peninsula. We can also arrange those little extras which make your escape really memorable. Whether it’s flowers and champagne on arrival, boat hire, or private dining, nothing is too much trouble.

Tranquil coves, ancient fruit orchards and enchanting tidal creeks await you Explore our properties and discover your own Wild Escape at www.tregothnan.co.uk.

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 1872 520 000
Email: akeverne@tregothnan.co.uk
Web: www.tregothnan.co.uk

Location

The Woodyard,
Tresillian,
Truro, Cornwall TR2 4AJ
United Kingdom

Key Words

holidays, holiday, cottage, property, cornwall, escape, break, getaway, south west, house

Creation Date: 
Monday, 29 July, 2013 - 19:43
Last Updated: 
Monday, 29 July, 2013 - 19:43

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