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

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

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 Scotland

Stunning scenery, from mountain to glen, remote isles to lively cities, Scotland makes for a great holiday experience. Whether it's 'bagging' a munroe or swimming in a loch, spotting red deer or bird watching, exploring the forests or whisky tasting there is so much to offer.

Aberdour Silver Sands, Fife

Aberdour Silver Sands

One of the most popular and attractive resorts on the Fife coast the beach at Aberdour Silver Sands offers all the fun of the seaside as well as the quiet ...

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Broughty Ferry Beach, Dundee

Broughty Ferry Beach

An extensive sandy beach with lovely dunes, neatly nestled beneath a historic castle in the former fishing village of Broughty Ferry, now a suburb of Dundee. A promenade provides direct ...

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Burntisland Beach, Fife

Burntisland Beach

A great sandy beach with plenty to keep the family entertained, Burntisland beach is located to the east of Burntisland overlooking the Firth of Forth. When they’ve had enough of ...

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Coldingham Bay, Scottish Borders

Coldingham Bay

The sheltered sandy beach of Coldingham Sands stretches for a kilometre within the bay with rocky shore at either end. It is located within the St Abbs and Eyemouth Voluntary ...

Elie Harbour, Fife

Elie Harbour

Elie Harbour beach, to the north of the harbour, is one of many excellent beaches situated close the town. A perfect stop off point for walkers along the Fife coastal ...

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Elie Woodhaven (Ruby Bay), Fife

Elie Woodhaven (Ruby Bay)

Away from the hustle and bustle the beautiful sheltered sandy beach of Elie Ruby bay offers the ideal spot to watch birds and wildlife while enjoying the scenery. Close to ...

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Leven East Beach, Fife

Leven East Beach

The sandy beach at Leven East beach is situated in an area of industrial heritage. It is backed by a promenade, green open space, a caravan park and golf course. ...

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Pettycur Bay, Kinghorn

Pettycur Bay

Located between the seaside towns of Kinghorn and Burntisland, this charming sandy beach is excellent for walks, or simply taking in the peace and tranquility of the beautiful scenery. Lifeguards ...

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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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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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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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