20 of the Best Eco-Friendly CoolStays

20 of the Best Eco-Friendly CoolStays

4th March 2020

Would you like to make your next holiday more sustainable? We've put together 20 of the most stylish and unique eco-friendly places to stay in the UK on CoolStays - amazing treehouses, beautiful cottages, cool cabins and luxury yurts which are all kind to the environment.

Eagle Brae

Beauly - Highland

Sleeps 2-6 per cabin

Luxurious, hand-crafted log cabins nestled in the spectacular scenery of the Scottish Highlands for an eco-friendly escape.

Hobbit Hideaway

Aberlour - Moray

Sleeps 6

For those who want to stay in a truly unique eco-home then head to Hobbit Hideaway in Scotland’s Speyside.

Ty'r Onnen Treehouse

Talybont - Ceredigion

Sleeps 2

A romantic, off-grid treehouse in the secluded, West Wales countryside…

Redwood Valley - Woodland Cabin & Yurts

Presteigne - Powys

Sleeps 2 up to 13

Go back to basics and back to nature, with a little luxury touch - choose a spacious yurt or your own treetop cabin by the border of England and Wales

Rest on the Hill

Oswestry - Shropshire

Sleeps 4

An incredible architect-designed pad on the Welsh/English border Mesmerising mountain views.

The DugOut

Hereford - Herefordshire

Sleeps 2

A turf-roofed, handcrafted hideaway, offering a unique retreat in the Herefordshire countryside as seen on Kevin McCloud's Grand Designs

The Corner House

Leominster - Herefordshire

Sleeps 2

An off-grid, lover’s cabin in rural Herefordshire, with a steamy, open-air hot tub and dreamy, star-lit views…..

Catchpenny Safari Lodges

Elie - Fife

Sleeps 6 per lodge

You don't get much closer to the sea than these idyllic Catchpenny Safari Lodges, with impressive interiors and ocean-view decks on the east coast of Scotland

The Hideaways

Kelso - Scottish Borders

Sleeps 2-4 per chalet

Three bespoke chalets with wood-fired hot tubs offering panoramic views of the Eden and Tweed Valleys.

High Lodge

Dumfries & Galloway - Scotland

Sleeps 2

A beautiful eco-cottage in the Scottish countryside and just moments from a private beach.

The Brochs of Coigach

Achiltibuie - Scottish Highlands

Sleeps 2-6

The wondrous views of the coast, mountains and wildlife are just part of what makes this pair of recreated roundhouses so special. Inside you have a sauna and rooms filled with art

Tallavey Cottages

Enochdhu - Perthshire

Sleeps 2 per cottage

Two stone built cottages dating back to the 1800s offer a high end romantic getaway in the heart of the Scottish Highlands.

No 4 Steading Cottage

Banchory - Aberdeenshire

Sleeps 7

Head into the wilderness at No 4 Steading Cottage, located in the 30,000 acre private estate of Glen Dye on the border of the Scottish Highlands.

Swinton Bivouac

Masham - North Yorkshire

Sleeps 2-12

Bivouac is a beautiful eco retreat - Bunk in a barn with the whole family, sleep like a log in a woodland shack or find time for some romance in a cosy yurt.

Bliss Blakeney

Blakeney - Norfolk

Sleeps 10

Super comfy, uber luxurious and wonderfully social holiday home in Norfolk - The perfect place for large groups looking to explore this gorgeous county.

Elmley Nature Reserve

Isle of Sheppey - Kent

Sleeps 2 to 10

Escape to Elmley Nature Reserve and stay in comfy cosy huts surrounded by inspiring scenery and wonderful wildlife.

Culls Cottage

Southrop - Gloucestershire

Sleeps 6

Delightful 1670’s renovated cottage in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds - seriously sleek design with eco credentials too.


Tintagel - Cornwall

Sleeps 2

Truly unique accommodation set among the treetops - awake to the sound of birds, swim in the reservoir or relax in the meadow.

The Den - Paradise Pines

Beaworthy - Devon

Sleeps 6

Architecturally stunning low-impact self catering house in acres of private Devon woodlands.

Withyfield Cottage

Horsham - West Sussex

Sleeps 6

Designed and built by same team as Kevin McCloud’s favourite Grand Design, Withyfield Cottage is an inspiring, eco-friendly and contemporary rural retreat.

Cornwall Ekopods

St. Clether Launceston - Cornwall

Sleeps 2-4 per pod

Eye-catching geometric pods with stylish interiors in a secluded Cornish countryside setting and just ten miles from the Coast

Tack Barn

Ringmer - Lewes

Sleeps 2 adults + 1 under 1.

The ultimate eco-friendly rural escape in Sussex, full of little luxuries.

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