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

Other popular listings

Neuillé

Neuillé, nr. Saumur, Loire Valley.

Sleeps 8. Dating from the 1600s, this traditional stone built property is set in the well-tended grounds of the fairytale Château Salvert. Enjoy the large shared swimming pool in the summer, big game hunting in the autumn, or perhaps dinner at the castle. Cottage Code: FVM040.

  • Open Fire
  • Shared pool
  • 17th Century

Les Jangoulies

Cubjac, Dordogne, France.

Sleeps 8. In extensive secluded grounds, this very peaceful and elegant 18th century holiday property boasts a large private heated swimming pool and hard tennis court. This exceptional property is located just a few miles from the town of Cubjac. Cottage Code: F24351.

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

Les Lauriers

St. Ferme, nr. Bergerac, Aquitaine.

Sleeps 9. Situated close to the medieval bastide town of Monségur, this lovingly converted farmhouse dates from the 1700s. Set in extensive grounds with terraces for al fresco dining, the private outdoor pool provides the ideal place to cool down. Cottage Code: F33152.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • 18th Century

Ardentes

Ardentes, nr. Châteauroux, Loire Valley.

Sleeps 14. With fishing available from the grounds, this pretty country house sits peacefully on the banks of the Indre river. Inside the property provides comfortable and homely accommodation with elegant decor, whilst outside there is a private pool. Cottage Code: FEC003.

  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Château de Rivière

Chinon, nr. Samur, Loire Valley.

Sleeps 8. Beamed throughout, this delightful holiday property stands in the grounds of the owner’s picturesque 19th century château. Carefully converted from estate buildings, there is a shared swimming pool and stabling available by arrangement. Cottage Code: F37153.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Pourrières

Pourrières, nr. Aix-en-Provence, Provence.

Sleeps 14. Close to the Provençal hill top village of Pourrières, this picturesque period holiday property stands detached amidst extensive wooded grounds. With a home cinema, exercise bikes and table tennis inside, outside there is a large private pool. Cottage Code: FCV607.

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

Villa Sorvillo

Vietri Sul Mare, Amalfi Coast, Campania.

Sleeps 8. Full of historic character, this impressive holiday villa occupies a prestigious location in Vietri Sul Mare, at the start of the panaramic Amalfi Coast drive. Set in enclosed grounds, enjoy glorious sea views from the large terrace. Cottage Code: IKA446.

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

Cadelsul

Pieve, Lake Garda, Veneto.

Sleeps 10. Overlooking the shores of Lake Garda, this comfortable holiday property boasts an outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Enjoying a peaceful and tranquil setting, yet convenient for the shops, cafés and restaurants of Tremosine. Cottage Code: IVG402.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

Doagh Cottage & The Calf House

nr. Portsalon, Co. Donegal.

Sleeps 7. Offering splendid views down Lough Swilly and over to the Inishowen Peninsula, this former farm cottage has been carefully renovated to retain many original features. The separate self-contained apartment known as The Calf House sleeps 2. Cottage Code: W32118.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Milly

Gennes, Loire, France.

Sleeps 4. Delightfully restored and furnished in elegant French country style, this 16th century property retains many original features. A front terrace provides the perfect location to enjoy alfresco meals in this tranquil part of the Loire Region. Cottage Code: F49153.

  • Open Fire
  • 16th Century