It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! If you're excited to celebrate the most magical time of the year with all the trimmings, then a holiday cottage decorated for Christmas will add that extra sparkle to your festive break.
Whether you fancy a couple's escape to Cornwall this Christmas or a special family celebration in Pembrokeshire, there are plenty of cottages to choose from. We've put together a little inspiration for your Christmas and New Year getaway, with our pick of festive cottages clad with fabulous decorations to make your stay even more special...
Tealby, Lincolnshire | Sleeps 2
Best for: A romantic escape
Fancy a romantic, cosy Christmas getaway this year? Pheasant Cottage, nestled in the wintry landscapes of the Lincolnshire Wolds, is a fantastic choice. Enjoy a magical morning of gift opening by the fire, followed by a short stroll over to The Kings Head for a Christmas pub lunch and a celebratory tipple or two.. Cheers!
Nr Crantock, Cornwall | Sleeps 6
Best for: A cosy Cornish hideaway
The Homestead is a simply gorgeous Cornish cottage, one that could have easily been plucked out of a Christmas film. The perfect cosy escape, here you’ll find a roaring wood-burner, beautiful interiors, and plenty of festive touches throughout.
Hythe, Kent | Sleeps 6
Best for: A family Christmas by the sea
Brimming with character, Christmas at Rose Cottage in Kent means preparing festive lunches in the fabulous country style kitchen, cosy cheese and wine nights curled up by the wood-burner, and wintry walks along the seafront.
Nr Wootton, Isle of Wight | Sleeps 7
Best for: Christmas with your favourite people
Hop on the ferry over to the Isle of Wight to get to this winter wonderland home from home. In a secluded setting surrounded by woodland, Keepers Cottage is a fantastic choice for a family Christmas. You’ll find festive cheer in abundance here, perfect for soaking up all of the excitement of Christmas morning, cooking up a festive feast, and settling down to watch films by the fire.
Nr Ilminster, Somerset | Sleeps 6
Best for: Leisurely afternoons by the fire
Christmas at Goodwin House means crisp walks in the pretty Somerset countryside, a festive tipple or two in the charming village pub, and lazy afternoons hunkering down by the wood-burner - preferably perched next to the cheese board.
Nr St Davids, Pembrokeshire | Sleeps 10
Best for: Refreshing coastal walks
Seaholm is perfect for a festive holiday spent walking along the Pembrokeshire coast path, soaking up that fresh sea air, and enjoying some quality time with your favourite people. The open plan living space is perfect for those sociable festive evenings!
Great Eckworthy - The Barn
Nr Bideford, Devon | Sleeps 6
Best for: Stargazing on Christmas Eve
A magical Christmas awaits at Great Eckworthy - The Barn, a simply gorgeous escape tucked away in the north Devon countryside. Spend dreamy days perched beside the fire with a mulled wine in hand, and starlit evenings unwinding in the hot tub.
Nr Helford, Cornwall | Sleeps 8
Best for: Wintry sea swims
Spend Christmas on the Cornish coast with a stay at Marnylunn. You'll find this gorgeous house in the most idyllic spot, with the cove just down the hill for a Christmas morning dip. Afterwards, perch next to the fire to warm your toes and gather around the tree to open a gift or two.
Fancy escaping to a self catering holiday cottage this Christmas? Take a look at our available cottages decorated for Christmas.