9 UK cottages for any type of family holiday

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You don’t have to run away to escape completely on a family holiday. Original Cottages have come up with the brilliant idea of ‘Time Out Escapes’: thousands of wonderful, family-friendly holiday homes across the UK in places where detox from the day-to-day comes naturally.

Kids will be happy to know that R & R doesn’t come close to dull. Quite the opposite. Original Cottages have gone out of their way to select ‘Time Out Escapes’ in the most adventurous, wild and thrilling areas of the UK. They’ve built in room for everything from sailing to surfing, picked out properties in national parks and outstanding areas of natural beauty, and selected cottages on almost every stunning stretch of coast.

To make things even better they’re offering a 5% discount on family properties this summer, all you have to do is use the code FANTASTIC5S when booking a holiday between 1st June and the 31st July 2018.

There are a lot to choose from, so to make it a little easier Original Cottages have come up with nine of their absolute favourites to cover all bases in terms of fun, freedom and family activities. Have a look and see what you think.

1/9  Family cottages for active holidays

Over 2500 Original Cottages are entirely dedicated to active family holidays, which means activities on the doorstep and endless potential for outdoor adventure in amazing landscapes from the beaches of Cornwall to the wilds of west Yorkshire.

Pip’s Corner, North Devon Coast

Pip’s is a charming Edwardian terraced house in the village of Lynton on the North Devon Coast. Carefully restored, it’s now a bright and spacious family home with original features like open fireplaces and tiled floors, a private courtyard garden, and sunny conservatory.

  • Three bedrooms, one bathroom, sleeps up to six.
  • Large family kitchen/dining room.
  • Summer room and courtyard garden.
  • Pet friendly, WIFI, woodburning stove.
  • From £420 per week.

Great for active family holidays

  • Lynton and neighbouring Lynmouth are connected by the Cliff Railway: the world’s steepest, water powered funicular.
  • On the edge of Exmoor National Park for hiking, riding and cycling.
  • A few minutes drive from the North Devon Heritage Coast beaches.
  • Wildlife spotting in nearby Valley of the Rocks: part of the 630km long South West Coastal Path.
  • Waterfalls and fun family activities at Glen Lyn Gorge in Lynmouth.

Have a closer look at Pip’s Corner in Lynton

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