Best UK B&Bs for fitness breaks

Keepers Cottage, Glastonbury
Keepers Cottage, Glastonbury

SUSSEX: Choose Tovey Lodge for stunning walks on your doorstep and great views over the South Downs. Rural villages and old world pubs are perfect for lunchtime breaks, while the B&B's indoor swimming pool is ideal for easing tired muscles after a long day's hiking.

LAKE DISTRICT: If you like fell running, you'll love Nanny Brow in picturesque Ambleside. There's direct access to Loughrigg fell, while a short walk takes you to a scenic lookout over Windermere. This B&B is set among five acres of woodland - the perfect getaway spot.

Fell running in the Lake District

SCOTLAND: Unwind in luxury at Ard-Na-Coille in Newtonmore, a five-star retreat set amid acres of wooded grounds in the heart of the Cairngorm National Park. Walk, run or cycle in peace to your heart's content.

SOMERSET: Get in touch with your inner druid with a hiking trip to Glastonbury. Try Keepers Cottage for a comfy, cosy getaway with rolling countryside right on your doorstep.

Best UK walking breaks

DEVON: Fancy trail running? Dartmoor is the ultimate destination for UK adventure racers, or if you're looking for a less extreme activity, how about sailing, fishing, horse riding or golf. The Barton Cross Hotel lies just a few miles out of Exeter, making it a great base for outings across the county.

Take an active break in Cornwall