Holiday Cottages for Christmas

If you’re looking to make this Christmas extra special, then why not take the family away to a historic cottage in the country? Imagine waking up on the 25th to snow covered hills, a cosy log fire and presents under the tree… many of the properties are also large enough to accommodate extended family.

The other great benefit of having a self catering cottage over Christmas is that you can choose to cook Christmas dinner in the property, or alternatively head out to a local pub to have dinner cooked for you; if it’s the latter, be sure to check out our selection of cottages near pubs!

Perhaps you’re looking to take your whole family away this New Year instead? If so, be sure to check out our selection of large cottages.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, or if want us to do the searching for you, simply fill in the form below with your Christmas cottage requirements.

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Featured Accomodation

Slade Cottage

Bannow, Co. Wexford.

Sleeps 6. Located between Waterford and Wexford, this lovingly restored thatched holiday cottage is set in pretty mature gardens, complete with its own babbling brook. Completely modernised on the inside, it lies just a short stroll from the beach. Cottage Code: W31864.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 18th Century

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The Old Church

Sconser, Isle of Skye.

Sleeps 2. Carefully restored, this pretty little church is set amidst spectacular scenery on the imposing Isle of Skye. Dating from the mid 1800s, it adjoins the owner’s home and offers the ideal base from which to explore the region. Cottage Code: 17488.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • 19th Century

Haven Cottage

Port Isaac, Cornwall.

Sleeps 4. Set in the very heart of this idyllic Cornish fishing village, Haven Cottage boasts an open fire and original flagstone floors. Famous as the picturesque setting for ITV’s comedy series ’Doc Martin’, Port Isaac is home to a variety of outstanding pubs and restaurants. Cottage Code: 28269.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

Pike Cottage

Acton Turville, nr. Badminton, Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 2. Boasting many original features, this former road toll house is set in the heart of the picturesque village of Acton Turville. Complete with its working toll house clock, this well preserved listed property now offers delightful holiday accommodation. Cottage Code: UKC2091.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Kintail

Ratagan, Glenshiel, Kyle, Highlands.

Sleeps 6. Boasting an enviable setting on the shores of Loch Duich, this well-appointed holiday property offers the ideal base for exploring the delights of Skye, the picturesque Highland village of Plockton and the truly magnificent Eilean Donan Castle. Cottage Code: SVV.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 20th Century

Trethiggey Farmhouse

Quintrell Downs, nr. Newquay, Cornwall.

Sleeps 14. Boasting many period features including open fires, a 1950s Aga, original stone flooring and a dairy, this listed farmhouse stands alone in its own private landscaped meadow. Well appointed, it offers all modern comforts downstairs with six character bedrooms upstairs. Cottage Code: 28034.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Fasque Castle Cottages – Garden Rooms

Fettercairn, nr. Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire.

Sleeps 2 – 8. Set in the extensive grounds of the Fasque Estate, these four delightful detached cottages have been carefully designed to offer traditional comfort with an individual elegance. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: UKC2426.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Tickton Hall

Beverley, East Yorkshire.

Sleeps 13. Home to the Beverley Polo Club, the 110 acre Tickton Hall Estate offers wonderful woodlands and parklands to explore, as well as a private outdoor heated swimming pool and hot tub. The historic market town of Beverley lies close by. Cottage Code: UKC1006.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Redmoor House

Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.

Sleeps 8. Approached down a leafy driveway, this carefully renovated holiday property offers luxury accommodation in 4 generous bedrooms. Leisure facilities include a private indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, gym and games room. Cottage Code: UKC846.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

Pillar Box House

Hackford, nr. Wymondham, Norfolk.

Sleeps 8. In an area surrounded by history, this distinctively pink, timber framed period property offers comfortable holiday accommodation set over three floors. With oak beams and an inglenook fireplace on the inside, outside there is a private hot tub. Cottage Code: UKC321.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Croft House

Welney, nr. Littleport, Cambridgeshire.

Sleeps 8. Carefully restored in order to retain its many original features, this attractive Victorian property was once the village shop. The waterways of the Welney Washes are just a stroll away and the Welney Wetland Centre is just a tad further. Cottage Code: CDDJ.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century