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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Pitts Cottage

Brancaster, Norfolk.

Sleeps 5. Standing alongside the village green, this attractive detached brick and flint holiday cottage is just a mile from the sandy beach at Brancaster. With miles of beaches, sand dunes and salt-marsh to explore, the village inn is nearby. Cottage Code: CBX.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Ty Mawr

Nr Criccieth, Gwynedd, Wales.

Sleeps 8. Full of charm and character, this spacious 18th century house stands amid its own mature gardens and enjoys dramatic views across Cardigan Bay to the distant mountain range of the Snowdonia. Excellent walking and mountaineering locally. Cottage Code: OCC.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 18th Century

Burns Cottage

nr. Barnard Castle, Co. Durham.

Sleeps 18. Traditionally furnished and decorated to a high standard throughout, Burns Cottage has been created from traditional farm buildings and offers well appointed, versatile accommodation. Outdoor private swimming pool, sauna and games room. Cottage Code: MPB.

  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Caddleton Farmhouse

Armaddy Castle, nr. Oban, Argyll and Bute.

Sleeps 12. Caddleton Farmhouse is set in a secluded, peaceful location within the Armaddy Castle estate. The castle’s spectacular gardens are open all year round through Scotland’s Gardens Scheme. Games room. Shared tennis court. Oban 12 miles. Cottage Code: UNP.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 18th Century
  • Piano

Claxton Grange – Wilberforce

Claxton, nr. York, North Yorkshire.

Sleeps 4 – 9. Set in 16-acres of private grounds, with an indoor swimming pool, games room and hard tennis court, these renovated holiday cottages lie just 6 miles from York. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: 26402.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Ashcombe – Nut Tree Farm

Ashcombe, nr. Dawlish, Devon.

Sleeps 28. Offering guests exclusive use of a heated outdoor pool and games barn, Nut Tree Farm provides the ideal venue for large family gatherings. With seating for 28 at meal times and 13 en suite bedrooms, an in-house chef is also available by arr. Cottage Code: HNNF.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • 19th Century

The Stables at Riber Hall

Riber, Matlock, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 20. Standing in the grounds of the privately-owned Riber Hall, The Stables boasts ten en suite bedrooms equipped with Sony LCD TVs, dining areas and micro kitchens. Outside there is a beautiful garden with heated furnished terrace. Cottage Code: RDDB.

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

Driftcombe Farmhouse

Bisley, Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 5. This handsomely renovated 17th century farmhouse is set in complete seclusion, with a stream surrounded by woodland and meadows. A perfect holiday retreat for quiet relaxation, or for those interested in bird-watching, painting and walking. Cottage Code: NUN.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Halls Bank Farm

Arkleby, nr. Cockermouth, Cumbria.

Sleeps 9. Featuring its own private hot tub, this 17th-century sandstone farmhouse also enjoys shared use of an indoor swimming pool with sauna. Tastefully decorated and in a desirable location, the property is just four miles from the Solway Coast. Cottage Code: 13196.

  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • Fishing
  • 17th Century

Shield Hill House

Garrigill, Alston, Cumbria.

Sleeps 11. Enjoying spectacular views from its superb fellside position, this 18th-century stone house has been renovated to a very high standard with large open fire, beams and rustic dining room. It is perfectly situated as a touring base. Cottage Code: LWH.

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