Christmas and New Year may feel like a long way off, but it’s definitely time to make plans if you want to spend the festive season away with your family. Many of our large holiday cottages are already booked for Christmas and New Year, so it pays to plan ahead and book as early as possible.

 

Sunset Beach, Croyde in North Devon – Sleeps 8

Sunset Beach: Cosy holiday cottage for family  Christmas holidays by the sea in Croyde, North Devon

Sunset Beach is a spacious holiday cottage a stroll from the rugged North Devon coast. Blow away the cobwebs and burn off the calories with long, winter walks through the dunes and onto the sandy beach, which is amazingly quiet in the winter and often battered by spectacular storms. 

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Hunter Court, Oxfordshire. Sleeps 4

Seen in full summer glory - Hunter Court is also a perfect holiday cottage for seasonal gatherings in winter.

Hunter Court spoils guests with its lovely mature gardens and refined, luxurious interior. The rural cottage in Clanfield, Oxfordshire offers luxurious seclusion on multiple acres of land. It boasts a large conservatory with a dining table that can accommodate the largest of Christmas dinners.  Its warm and spacious light-filled rooms promise a memorable seasonal holiday in the heart of the Cotswolds. Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms.

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The Retreat. Remote Pennine Cottage

The large but cosy lounge at The Retreat above Hebden Bridge; perfect for Christmas and New Year gatherings. Sleeps 12

Escape the bustle of everyday life with a stay at The Retreat. This remote crural cottage in the Pennines lies at the head of an unspoilt valley high above the trendy West Yorkshire  market town of Hebden Bridge. The cottage is kept warm and toasty in winter with biomass-fired underfloor heating and three wood-burners. Christmas it may be, but outside, the hot tub under the stars should still prove an attraction. Sleeps twelve in five bedrooms.

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The Old Manse of Monzie, Perthshire

The Old Manse of Monzie. A garden fit for snowmen or hot tub nights under a canopy of stars at Christmas. Sleeps 12

This spacious pet-friendly, large holiday cottage with a hot tub is set amidst the beautiful Perthshire countryside near Crieff. The Old Manse boasts a wealth of period features including a large open fire for warming fingers and toes after a bracing winter walk. The Manse's lovely convivial atmosphere is perfect for seasonal get-togethers with friends and large families.

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Browside, Lake District Holiday Cottage

It's not hard to imagine the impressive Lake District views from the windows at Browside above Coniston Water. Sleeps 14

Browside is a pet-friendly Lake District holiday cottage with stunning fell views down to Coniston Water welcomes large families or groups of friends. Sleeping 14, this large warm and cosy house located in a walker's paradise includes a hot tub for relaxing after a day in the fells.

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Timbers

Enjoy Christmas in a large seaside cottage with stunning views across the estuary at Newton Ferrers in Devon. Sleeps 10

Timbers is an elegant coastal cottage in an enviable location with uninterrupted views of Newton Ferrers a picturesque estuary village in South Devon. The spacious luxury cottage boasts ample grounds, beautiful gardens and has its own private tidal slipway. Enjoy peace and seclusion in style, just moments from the waterside.

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North End Farmhouse, Dorset

Celebrate Christmas at North End, a thatched Dorset farmhouse and enjoy bracing calorie-burning walks along the South West Coast Path. Sleeps 14

North End's large listed Farmhouse is a lovely welcoming, thatched holiday cottage in Dorset for offering plenty of space for seasonal gatherings with the extended family. It nestles in a spectacular countryside setting, within easy reach of the Jurassic Coast, between the lively market towns of Bridport and Lyme Regis. Pets welcome!

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More Choice?

View our collection of Large Holiday Cottages here where you will find holiday homes sleeping from eight to fifty guests in all corners of the UK.

 

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