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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Cliff House

Trimingham, nr. Cromer, Norfolk.

Sleeps 14. The aptly named Cliff House, it is located on a cliff top with wonderful sea views. This impressive detached family house has its own indoor heated swimming pool and is within easy distance of secluded sandy beaches and coastal walks. Cottage Code: 17024.

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

Lochside Garden House

Town Yetholm, nr. Kelso, Scottish Borders.

Sleeps 11. With its own secluded garden and private hot tub, this self-contained wing of a pretty Victorian country house offers spacious, tastefully furnished accommodation. The impressive hallway features a grand piano, ideal for family get-togethers. Cottage Code: S4484.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century
  • Piano

Cerne Abbey Cottage

Cerne Abbas, Dorset.

Sleeps 2. This unique and enchanting property lies in the pretty village of Cerne Abbas, famed for its giant chalk carving. Part of the historic buildings of Cerne Abbey, formed in 987 as a Benedictine House, guests are free to wander the grounds. Cottage Code: DDX.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 11th Century

Hungate Cottages – Rosedale

Pickering, North Yorkshire.

Sleeps 6. Converted from the outbuildings of Hungate House, these characterful cottages enjoy a delightful secluded setting. Private half-mile stretch of Pickering Beck – fishing by arr. Follow the link below for other properties at this location. Cottage Code: KAP.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Fishing
  • 18th Century

Debourne Lodge

Cowes, Isle of Wight.

Sleeps 6. Set in its own enclosed grounds, this attractive listed property features its own private outdoor heated swimming pool (avail Jun-Sep). Retaining many character features including exposed stone walls, it makes the ideal holiday location. Cottage Code: 26436.

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

Lochside Stable House

Yetholm, nr. Kelso, Scottish Borders.

Sleeps 11. Enjoying stunning views over a loch, this beautiful Victorian house is set on a working farm with rare breed cattle and horses. The numerous recreational facilities provided include a hot tub, badminton and on-site trout and coarse fishing. Cottage Code: UPK.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Brewlands Estate – Croft End Cottage

Glenisla, Blairgowrie, Scotland.

Sleeps 4. This cosy 15th century Highland cottage is set in a stunning location on the border of the Cairngorms National Park and offers a fabulously comfortable place perfect for explorers and lovers. Hot tub, catering and bagpiper by arrangement. Cottage Code: SPPX.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 15th Century

Killerby Old Hall

Killerby, nr. Scarborough, North Yorkshire.

Sleeps 2 – 12. Killerby Old Hall and its courtyard cottages are surrounded by rolling acres of shared grounds, yet are less than 2 miles from sandy Cayton Bay. Indoor heated swimming pool. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: KKU.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • 18th Century

Wreay Farmhouse

Watermillock, Ullswater, Cumbria.

Sleeps 16. With parts dating back to 13th century, this detached holiday home is full of character and enjoys commanding views over Ullswater. Watermillock is ideally placed for touring the Northern Lakes, and the Brackenrigg Inn is just 10 mins walk. Cottage Code: 17337.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 13th Century

The Stables

Ardmaddy Castle, nr. Oban, Argyll and Bute.

Sleeps 9. Set in a secluded, peaceful location within the Ardmaddy Castle estate. The castle’s spectacular gardens are open all year round. Sailing, rowing and motor boats are available for guests to hire. Free fishing. Games room. Tennis court. Cottage Code: SBZ.

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