Cottages with an Open Fire

Imagine arriving back to a warm, cosy holiday home after a long day exploring the local countryside. What better way to relax in the evening than by a roaring woodburning stove, perhaps with a glass of wine and definitely with your feet up! We’ve scoured the entire country from Cornwall to Scotland to find you the cosiest holiday cottages with open fires, so simply scroll down the page to begin browsing.

Please note that although some properties supply the first nights wood and timber for the fire, some properties may not. Be sure to click on ‘more info’ to double check.

Featured Accomodation

Doward Farm

Whitchurch, Welsh Borders.

Sleeps 14 – 16. Georgian farmhouse only one mile from The Biblins Bridge. The area offers some of the finest walking and cycling terrain in the country with Offa’s Dyke, Three Castles Walk and Wye Valley Walk all within 5 miles. Cottage Code: RJ7.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

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Abbotts Farm

Horbling, nr. Sleaford, Lincolnshire.

Sleeps 18. Abbotts’ Farm has been refurbished to provide comfortable holiday accommodation for families while sympathetically retaining many of its original features including exposed woodwork. The flat fenlands make ideal walking and cycling country. Cottage Code: RI2.

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

Woodside House

Cadmore End, nr. Stokenchurch, Buckinghamshire.

Sleeps 16. Set over four floors, this impressive Victorian era Manor House is furnished with period pieces and antiques, including a famous white mini grand piano from London’s Savoy Hotel. Close to the historic Ridgeway Trail and ancient Icknield Way. Cottage Code: PSSW.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century
  • Piano

Bulkeley Wing

Market Drayton, Shropshire.

Sleeps 10. The apartment of this Queen Anne mansion, has been restored with character and style. With views over the Welsh hills, the accommodation is of a very high standard, with all modern conveniences provided, including a full-sized snooker table. Cottage Code: RD8.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 17th Century

The Old Butlers House

Cley-next-the-Sea, Norfolk.

Sleeps 7. Enjoying views to the salt-marshes and sea from its first floor, this spacious, self-contained wing of imposing Cley Hall, is well furnished and equipped. Close to the centre of little Cley, it stands in its own private lawned garden. Cottage Code: AAB.

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

Barton School House

Pooley Bridge, Ullswater, Cumbria.

Sleeps 6. Converted from an attractive Victorian school building, complete with its original bell-tower, this single-storey holiday home is quietly situated close to magnificent Ullswater. A ten minute walk to the lakeside, with pub and shop ½ mile away. Cottage Code: ICK.

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

The Hill

Barrow on Trent, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 18. This magnificent country house, dating from the 1870’s, is set in 3 acres of gardens. Approached by a sweeping tree-lined drive, it is an ideal venue for large family gatherings. Located between Derby and Melbourne, there is stabling on request. Cottage Code: 11628.

  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Beach Bay Cottage

Uig, Isle of Lewis and Harris, Outer Hebrides.

Sleeps 4. A stunning natural stone and turf roofed detached cottage amid the spectacular scenery of the Island of Lewis and Harris, Beach Bay Cottage is set on the edge of an unspoilt white sandy beach. Whisky distillery within a short stroll. Cottage Code: SRRM.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • 20th Century

Mark Close Farmhouse

Alston, Cumbria.

Sleeps 23. On the borders of Northumbria and Cumbria, this traditional farmhouse is just half a mile from the outskirts of Alston, England’s highest market town. The mature garden enjoys panoramic views over green fields and wild fells. Cottage Code: 13314.

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

Blairhosh Cottage

Balloch, Loch Lomond, Glasgow.

Sleeps 4. Set within the Loch Lomond National Park, this charming, detached holiday home enjoys shared use of the owners’ hard tennis court. Ideally located for walkers and cyclists alike, it is just a mile from the tourist centre of Balloch. Cottage Code: 80087.

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

Old Willy’s Cottage

Crantock, nr. Newquay, Cornwall.

Sleeps 6. Just 1½ miles from pretty Crantock with its thatched pub and extensive sandy beach, this delightful 250-year-old farmhouse is ideal for a family seaside holiday. Set in a large and colourful award-winning garden, only 2½ miles from Newquay. Cottage Code: GN8.

  • Open Fire
  • 17th Century