Responsible Holidays

Love where you stay so locals can love where they live

Holiday responsibly with holidaycottages.co.uk

As a business, we aim to provide great holiday homes in a huge variety of locations and communities across the UK, where guests can create memories amongst some of the most spectacular scenery anyone could hope to find. Our friendly owners go above and beyond to make our guests feel at home in their new surroundings.

It is also our duty as a responsible holiday provider to encourage guests to support these fantastic locations and communities by holidaying in a responsible way, showing consideration and respect for the environment and the people around them. Whilst this has always been central to what we believe, it’s now even more important than ever that we ask you, our guests, to follow some simple steps.


Support and respect the local community:

Local communities welcome thousands of guests each year. You can help them by...

Support and respect the local community
  • Supporting businesses in the area and buying local where possible
  • Following local rules: ensure you’ve checked for any particular rules at a holiday destination
  • Acting responsibly: do what you can to be a positive force for the local community
  • Treating local people with respect and courteousness whilst you visit
  • Planning ahead: check the opening times of amenities before you go as these can change

Love the location in which you stay so that locals can love where they live.


Protect the natural environment:

The natural beauty of the UK is clear for all to see. Let’s help protect it by...

Protect the natural environment
  • Leaving nothing but footprints: leave locations as you found them, taking everything with you
  • Considering your impact and ways in which you could reduce, reuse and recycle wherever possible
  • Helping out where you can: support local people and local initiatives to make a positive difference
  • Being aware of your environment: follow local rules and guidelines
  • Not doing anything that could risk causing damage to local wildlife or surroundings

Be kind to the environment so its beauty is preserved for those who come after you.


Look after and respect the property:

Our property owners work hard to provide a fantastic base for your holiday; you can assist by...

Look after and respect the property
  • Respecting and looking after the property as if it were your own
  • Keeping the property safe and secure whilst you stay
  • Keeping the property clean and tidy and avoid leaving it in an unreasonable condition
  • Ensuring you stick to any house rules
  • Reporting any issues, mishaps or problems as soon as you can

Treat your home from home with care and respect as if it were your own.


Be considerate of others, especially in light of coronavirus:

Coronavirus has had an impact on many people across the UK and some remain concerned. Act responsibly by...

Be considerate of others, especially in light of coronavirus
  • Not travelling to the property if you are displaying symptoms or have tested positive for coronavirus
  • Contacting the NHS and following their guidance if you or anyone in your party displays coronavirus symptoms whilst at the property
  • Returning to your own home if you are requested to do so by any official body
  • Sticking to the law: always follow the latest government advice and guidance
  • Respecting others and their potential nervousness regarding coronavirus by sticking to social distancing guidelines

We’re all in this together so make sure you protect the health of those around you.