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Things to do in popular British holiday destinations

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Walking and sightseeing are the main intended pursuits for people booking log cabin holidays although once on holiday, many of us find additional unexpected pleasures. Inevitably, we meet other holidaymakers who then introduce us to an event or activity that we had no prior knowledge about.

The joy of discovery is one of the pleasures in visiting a new area. We may marvel at the scenery, architecture, browse curiosity shops and be amazed at local regional English customs. We may not wish to participate in dancing around a maypole or in Morris dancing but it is always good to watch. Unusual customs around England include cheese rolling, dressing wells with flower garlands and celebrating the solstice at pagan sites such as Stonehenge.

luxury log cabins for holidays in Scotland


The Highlands, east and west coasts and areas surrounding national parks are great places to spend a self-catering holiday. Sandy beaches fringe much of Scotland, the coast is also interspersed with old stone fishing harbours, tall cliffs and welcoming fishing villages. The Scottish islands are majestic peaceful locations teeming with birds and wildlife. A holiday in a luxury log cabin in Scotland is hghly recommended if you hope to get out into the fresh air and go for nature walks. Rowing across a glassy loch in a rowing boat, trying your hand at fly fishing or pony trekking would be truly memorable.

May to September are the best months although a cosy cabin for New Year in Scotland could be thrilling. Imagine a snow covered landscape, days out skiing and evenings down at the local pub. Hogmanay is still a big well celebrated event in Scotland. Book a New Year celidgh and have the time of your life dancing 'strip the willow' and Scottish reels.


luxury log cabins to rent in Wales for self catering holidays


Wales is such a lovely 'pocket-sized' country that is ideal for rural breaks in log cabins. There are so mnay places in Wales where one has to stop and stare at the stunning countryside around. It is reasonably convenient to get to for much of the UK population and so rewarding.

Rent a luxurious 5 star log cabin complete with a sauana, hot tub or other extras and indulge during your self-catering break. Even if you plan to spend much of your time walking, treat yourself to good comfortable accommodation and an attractive environment to come home to. Older people especially feel the need for a capacious comfortable bed and modern conveniences. There is a good number of luxury log cabins in Wales that offer a high standard of accommodation. Be good to yourself.


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Log Cabin Holiday Parks

The advantages of renting a luxurious log cabin in a holiday parks are the additional communal faciltiies available. There is often a swimming pool or leisure centre, a golf course, restaurants or cycle paths with cycle hire.

Management is always at hand to resolve any accommodation problems and answer questions about places to visit nearby.

Your setting may be less private than an independent log cabin in the country and that is a personal choice.

See a list of UK log cabin holiday parks on www.countrycottagesonline.net

Interesting Log cabin Facts:

  • 7 United States presidents were born in log cabins including Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Jackson and James Buchanan.
  • The Swedish are thought to have built the first log cabins.

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