Self-catering holiday cottages in the hills and mountains

Enjoying a cottage break in the hills or mountains can be perfect for those who enjoy walking, hiking or just soaking up inspirational scenery. There's always that 'great to be alive' feeling when you're in the mountains or hills.  Perhaps it's the fresh mountain air or altitude, but if you're the type of person who likes nothing better than to don a pair of walking boots and to climb the hills, then this self-catering holiday accommodation is for you.

All of the countries in the UK have their own hills and mountains, and each has their own unique qualities and attractions.

Holidays in England’s Hills and Mountains
Inspirational mountain scenery in Lake District Park

  • Lake District National Park – renowned for its lakes, hills and fells, there are plenty of reasons why Cumbria is one of England’s top places to holiday for keen walkers.
  • Pennines –stretching along the ‘backbone’ of England, walk in the Pennines and enjoy seeing for miles and miles and discovering a variety of stunning landscapes from moorlands to river valleys.
  • Cotswold Hills – offering some of the best quintessentially English countryside, the Cotswold Hills are dotted with pretty villages and towns as well as refreshing tea shops.
  • Chiltern Hills – for a holiday near London stay in the Chiltern Hills and enjoy walks, countryside and close proximity to London for days out.


Bag a Munro on a Cottage Break in Scotland

Scotland's Mountainous Landscape

  • Grampian Mountains – this mountain range stretches across Aberdeenshire and the Highlands, the Grampians are one of the UK’s highest mountain ranges and will appeal to keen hikers and also mountaineers. Visit and discover more about 'bagging a Munro'.
  • Cairngorms National Park – the Cairngorms are officially part of the Grampian Mountains, along with the Lochaber Hills.


Discover Wales’ Hills, Mountains and Valleys on a Cottage Holiday

    Mount Snowdon in Snowdonia National Park
  • Snowdonia National Park – home to Mount Snowdon, Wale’s highest mountain and one of the UK’s best known mountains and national parks. Those with lazy legs can always take the mountain train rather than sweat it out hiking to the top.
  • Clwydian Mountain Range and Dee Valley – discover one of Wales’ most inspirational hilly landscapes with a self-catering holiday here, see purple coloured heather summits as well as stunning valley views.
  • Brecon Beacons National Park– an area of Wales which has to be top of the ‘bucket list’ for keen hikers and mountaineers, this National Park is a great place to star gaze, hike and explore.


Book a Stay Close to Ireland’s Mystical Mountains

Wicklow MountainsSome of Ireland’s Best Known Mountains include:

  • Slieve Bloom Mountains – with the Slieve Bloom Way to guide you on your way, the gentle rolling hills of the Slieve Blooms can be a joy to discover on a self-catering break.
  • Wicklow Mountains National Park – one of Wicklow’s finest attractions, this national park with its wilderness and soulful mountains is a great place for keen hikers, walkers and mountaineers.

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