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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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

Heckley Farm Cottages – Paddock Cottage

nr. Alnwick, Northumberland.

Sleeps 5. Furnished and equipped to provide comfortable holiday accommodation, these charming former farm workers cottages are set on a mixed working farm and offer DIY horse livery. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: 15201.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Mill

nr. Ilminster, Somerset.

Sleeps 6. With its flagstone flooring and redundant wheel still in situ, this award-winning holiday property is considered to be the oldest mill house in Somerset. Lovingly converted, it is idyllically set beside the mill pond and island. Cottage Code: E4810.

  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Copperfield

Bideford, Devon.

Sleeps 14. Enjoying a delightful outlook across the River Torridge to the pretty port town of Bideford, this impressive late Victorian merchant’s house has been completely refurbished. The pretty gardens include an outdoor heated swimming pool and hot tub. Cottage Code: HOOG.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Kilross Lodge

Yealand Conyers, nr. Kendal, Lancashire.

Sleeps 6. Ideally located for exploring the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales as well as the Forest of Bowland, this carefully converted traditional barn retains many original features. The tranquil village of Yealand Conyers boasts many impressive walks. Cottage Code: LD7.

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

Leiper House

nr. Lochailort, Highlands.

Sleeps 9. On the Kinlochmoidart Estate, within half a mile of the coast and 4 miles from the beach at Glenuig and set next to Kinloichmoidart House but completely self-contained, this elegant and spacious property boasts a wealth of period features. Cottage Code: SCD.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Villa Arzilla

Vitorchiano, nr. Tuscania, Lazio.

Sleeps 25. Surrounded by fruit orchards and olive groves, this tradtional holiday villa stands on a green hill in the heart of the Tuscia Romana. The spacious accommodation includes a piano and a library, with access to the garden and swimming pool. Cottage Code: IRU408.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 16th Century

Thatched Cottage

Spiddal, nr. Galway, Co. Galway.

Sleeps 6. Boasting stunning views over Galway Bay, this pretty thatched cottage sits on the fringe of the seaside village of Spiddal. Just a stroll away from the Blue Flag Beach, a short drive leads to the historic harbour city of Galway. Cottage Code: W6571.

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

Cwmmegan

Trefeglwys, Powys, Wales.

Sleeps 5. This charming former shepherd’s cottage is set in its own landscaped hilly garden with a woodland stream. Nestling in the heart of the countryside with sheep as the nearest neighbours it offers peaceful seclusion. Cottage Code: JVW.

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

Le Grand Chêne

Beaumesnil, nr. Vire, Normandy.

Sleeps 12. Dating from the 1500s, this traditional semi-detached farmhouse stands within several acres of private grounds. Carefully renovated, Le Grand Chêne now features a private outdoor swimming pool and games room, with pool table and darts. Cottage Code: W14374.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 16th Century