What's the most eco holiday choice?

If you've discounted simply staying at home or taking day trips by public transport, then the next greenest option is to holiday in the UK.

Award-winning large coastal holiday cottage with stunning views across Lyme Bay in East Devon. Built in 1897, Upcott House is one of the highest rated luxury

Heron Cottage
Heron Cottage
Biddenden
Kent

Heron Cottage is a large detached house with parts dating from the 16th Century.  Peacefully set in six acres of grounds surrounded by unspoilt countryside, it is situated between the ancient village ...

Eaton Manor
Eaton Manor
Church Stretton
Shropshire

Eaton Manor Country Estate is a glorious rural retreat set in 500 acres of peaceful Shropshire countryside, offering award winning luxurious 4 and 5 star self catering properties, including holiday cottages, barn conversions and ...

 

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Discover Blue Flag Beaches in the East of England

Not only the North Norfolk Coast with its vast beaches like Holkham, and salt marshes at Blakeney and Cley, the East of England offers historic Cambridge, Ely Cathedral, the calm beauty of the Broads, pretty villages of Suffolk and a variety of wildlife. It's no surprise it appeals to artists, photographers, cyclists and bird watchers.

Brightlingsea Beach

Brightlingsea Beach

The town is a haven for yachting and hosts international sailing events. Sailing barges offer pleasure trips to visitors. Its sandy beach runs along Western Promenade next to Batemans Tower, ...

Central Beach, Mablethorpe

Central Beach

The golden sands of Mablethorpe beach is the perfect family destination with plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained, including sailing, paddle boating, crazy golf and a water play area. ...

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Central Beach, Skegness

Central Beach

Skegness is so bracing! The golden sands and wide range of attractions offers everything a family could need for an action-packed visit to the seaside. The lively resort and beach ...

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Central Beach, Sutton on Sea

Central Beach

The wonderfully peaceful beach at Sutton on Sea makes it a popular choice for families and senior citizens alike. Colourful beach huts run along the promenade, and there is an ...

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Central Beach, Cleethorpes

Central Beach

Cleethorpes is a wonderful traditional resort to visit with beautiful walks, play trails and cycle paths, with no cliffs or major obstacles in the way. Offering fish and chips, ice ...

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Cromer Beach

Cromer Beach

The beach supports a small fishing boat fleet launching from the east prom. Access is fairly steep. A lift was installed in 2005 giving access to the town. At low tide rock pools ...

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Dovercourt Bay

Dovercourt Bay

A wide range of activities are available along the promenade including an impressive range of sport and leisure facilities, skate park, model yacht pond and boating lake.  The resort enjoys ...

East Beach, Shoeburyness

East Beach

Popular sandy beach with car parking and on-site catering facilities. The beach has a grassy hinterland, launching facilities and excellent views of the Thames estuary.

Hunstanton Beach

Hunstanton Beach

Known locally as ‘Sunny Hunny’, is a gently sloping, sandy beach which runs for two miles along the coast to Brancaster. Famous for its striped cliffs, spectacular sunsets and seal ...

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Martello Bay, Clacton on Sea

Martello Bay

Beaches are gently shelving and benefits from a free child safety wristband scheme for parents. Clacton is the largest and busiest of the Essex Sunshine Coast's resorts. It boasts beautiful ...

Mundesley Beach

Mundesley Beach

The beach offers a wide sandy beach at low tide, when small pools are exposed and is ideal for family visits. A cliff top path provides inspiring walks and views.

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North of Claremont Pier, Lowestoft

North of Claremont Pier

Situated between Lowestoft’s two piers and is the main resort beach on the North Suffolk Coast. 

A variety of facilities are close at hand such as crazy golf, East Point Pavilion ...

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North Promenade, Cleethorpes

North Promenade

On the toe of Wonderland groin is a sunken forest, the main beach consists of sand, the habitat stretches out to the mean low water mark with some transient mud ...

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Sea Palling Beach

Sea Palling Beach

Slightly sloping sandy beaches flanked by dunes with shallow bays created by man-made reefs just off the coast. Seals can sometimes be seen sunning themselves.

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Sheringham Beach

Sheringham Beach

With a wide choice of entertainment facilities there is plenty to keep the family occupied. The beach also supports a small fishing boat fleet launching from the West prom. There ...

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Shoebury Common Beach

Shoebury Common Beach

Very popular shingle beach which is situated two miles from Southend centre and enjoys the benefits of adjacent car parking, an on site café, grassy hinterland, PWC launching facilities and ...

South of Claremont Pier, Lowestoft

South of Claremont Pier

Locally called Victoria Beach is a fine and sandy beach enjoyed by both visitors and residents alike. Lowestoft’s beach chalets overlook the beach alongside the Lifeguard Station and Beach office. Facilities on/near ...

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Three Shells Beach

Three Shells Beach

Sandy beach is only few minutes' walk from the town centre. Perfect for swimming and paddling this beach is ideal for those who want to take to the waters. It is ...

Discover Britain's Counties

From a fisherman’s cottage in Cornwall to lodges in Scotland, why not avoid airport mayhem and explore the beauty and rich diversity of the UK and Channels Islands? There are stunning areas to visit, magnificent beaches, fascinating historic houses and gardens, great pubs and restaurants to sample, and plenty of attractions to keep the kids entertained.

Discover Blue Flag Beaches

To gain the Blue Flag certification, Beach Operators have to meet a number of criteria covering environmental information and education, environmental management, safety, services and water quality. These environmental awards are given to Beach Operators who make a special effort to manage their coastal water environment and beaches.

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Wales

Discover National Parks

Holidaying in a UK National Park offers great opportunities for outdoor activities; from mountain biking to mountaineering or simply strolling around and enjoying the view.

There are fifteen National Parks in UK - they are the real gems of our countryside - the special places nationally protected because of their beautiful countryside, wildlife and heritage.

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Wales

Discover AONBs

As the name suggests these are areas nationally recognised and protected for their natural beauty and distinctive character. When you choose a holiday in one of the 38 AONBs in England or Wales you are guaranteed beautiful countryside whether it's wild moorland, rolling hills or sandy beaches.

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