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 Accommodation

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

Idillio 2

Minori, Amalfi Coast, Campania.

Sleeps 5. Spread over two floors within a pretty house, the cosy holiday apartment is set within a quiet area of Minori and enjoys access to the beach via a number of steps. Boasting stunning panoramic views, overlooking the sea and along the Amalfi coast. Cottage Code: IKA427.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th 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

Alabarda

Alabarda, nr. Todi, Umbria.

Sleeps 4. Constructed in medieval times on top of a Roman building, this traditional ground and first floor apartment enjoys a stunning setting overlooking the Umbrian countryside. The shared outdoor swimming pool is open from May to Sept. Cottage Code: IUP637.

  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Shared pool
  • 13th Century

Mas Crouanques

St. Marsal, nr. Perpignan, Pyrénées-Orientales, France.

Sleeps 6. Surrounded by spectacular scenery, this luxurious and magnificently restored mas enjoys shared use of the owners outdoor pool. Roam the extensive forests and fields of this stunning property, with paths that lead straight into the mountains. Cottage Code: T66283.

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

Morsalines

Morsalines, nr. Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, Normandy.

Sleeps 4. Offering panoramic views across the English Channel, or should that be La Manche, this traditional cottage retains many character features including its beamed ceiling. Just steps away from a sandy beach, it makes an ideal touring base. Cottage Code: FNM026.

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

Ocean View

Derrynane Beg, Co. Kerry.

Sleeps 8. In an elevated position that commands spectacular views out to sea, this spacious stone property stands in its own natural grounds. Just half a mile from sandy beaches, Ocean View provides an ideal base for exploring the beautiful Ring of Kerry. Cottage Code: ZGL.

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

Egidio

nr. Narni, Lazio.

Sleeps 12. Set in a region full of enchanting hill-top towns and villages, this tradtional Umbrian-style farmhouse boasts a a large lawned garden with swimming pool and a pleasant olive grove to the side. Just 1.5 km from the village of Vigne di Narni. Cottage Code: IUP454.

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

The Stone Cottage

Kenmare, Co. Kerry.

Sleeps 6. Featuring charming cottage-style furniture, this traditional Kerry cottage is within easy walking distance of the delightful town of Kenmare. Set on the Ring of Kerry, there are two golf courses nearby and a pub 10-minute walk away. Cottage Code: ZB7.

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

Glenfern

Kingussie, nr. Aviemore, Cairngorms Nat Park.

Sleeps 12. This stunning Victorian villa has been renovated to a very high standard and sits within ¾ of an acre of private grounds. Located in the village of Kingussie, Glenfern features a billiard room complete with bar, sauna and hot tub. Cottage Code: SNNP.

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