Self-catering cottages and holiday accommodation with open fires or wood stoves

Couple in front of warming log fireOpen fires burning in the grate conjure up different images for different people. You may just enjoy the radiating warmth and glow, or are reminded of childhood homes and festive days. We have all seen films where all the action takes place on the rug in front of the fire, but, whatever your fantasy we can help you recreate it by listing a selection of cottage with open log fires or wood stoves. 

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For even more choice, take a look at these cottages with a wood stove or open fire in the UK and Ireland

If you need some ideas on cottages with open fires or woodburners, read on.  For the full choice of cottages though use the above links.
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Sleeps 6-10 - cottage with an open log fire

This large historical self-catering cottage near Woodbridge in Suffolk benefits from an inglenook fireplace, as well as exposed wooden beams in a number of the rooms.   This Grade II listed country cottage sleeps up to 10 in 6 bedrooms. 

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Sleep 2-4 - cottage with open fire

Charming country cottage in the rural countryside of Wiltshire, just 5 miles from the World Heritage Site of Stonehenge, Open fire and comfortable modern amenities.

Absolutely wonderful for a romantic holiday exploring Witlshire and Bath. Spoil someone you love. Click on photograph for interior photographs and details.


Luxury by the side of a Scottish loch and pet-friendly too
Sleep 2-6 - cottages with wood stoves

A home with a view and a log fire can be yours at Melfort Pier and Harbour in Kilmelford, near Oban in Argyll, Scotland.  The houses all have balconies overlooking Melfort Loch, a small private beach and harbour with free fishing.  They offer 5 Star luxury with spa bath and sauna.


Wonderful house in its own grounds with tennis and squash courts
Sleeps  12 - cottage with open fire

Large, comfortable, 6 bedroom  Edwardian country home with own squash and tennis courts near Chichester, West Sussex. All principal rooms face south and have large working stone fire-places.  Please click on image for prices.

Telephone +44(0)1243 544478 or click on photograph to view the property details.

A romantic hideaway near the New Forest Hampshire for 2
Sleeps 2 - cottage with open log fire

Secluded self contained  upper floor of the Old Boathouse at Newlands Manor, Lymington, Hampshire,  with extensive views of the 19th Century Gothic Manor and surrounding 30 acres of woodland.  Bright and airy rooms, open log fire, exposed rafters and window seats overlooking the garden, Torch lit walk to nearest Pub/Restaurant half a mile away.  Sea 1 ½ miles away.  New Forest 5 miles away. View more cottages in the New Forest.


Luxurious accommodation with pool and superb leisure facilities
Sleep 2-6 - cottages with wood stoves


Twelve luxury cottages with superb facilities, including a swimming pool, sauna, sun bed, steam room, tennis court and gym await you at Beaconhill Farm in Northumberland.  The cottages vary is size sleeping 2-6 people each. Each cottage has an open fire.  Northumbria is wild and rugged, great for walking and wildlife. 

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Sleeps 6 - cottage with wood stove

2 bedroom West Country cottage sleeping up to 6.  Located in Roadwater near the Exmoor National Park, this cottage is located in an attractive village at the foot of the Brendon Hills.  In the lounge there is a wood burning stove for cosy evenings in and the dining room here has an open fire place.  This cottage also has some lovely features such as exposed beams, wood and flagstone floors.   
The cottage has its own hillside garden with outdoor seating and BBQ for summer living.  Private parking is available for 2 cars outside the cottage.   With the Exmoor National Park and Quantock Hills nearby, there are ample opportunities for walking.  The Coleridge Way passes nearby the cottage.  The coast with its beaches is just an easy drive away.

Dogs are welcome.  The price is inclusive of heating, bed linen and logs for the woodburner.

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Country cottage with open fire in Herefordshire
Sleeps up to 8 - cottage with wood stove

Little Canwood House is a high quality 4 bedroom rural retreat sleeping up to 8 in Herefordshire, England.  This property is 5 star rated and is a gold award winning cottage.  The lounge has a warming wood burning stove.  With this stove you can even open the doors so you get the feel of sitting in front of an open fire.   Surrounded by farmlands, yet only 15 minutes from the city of Hereford, this cottage could be ideal for offering you the best of both worlds. 

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Luxury cottage in Devon with wood burner, swimming pools

Sleeps 6-8 - cottage with wood stove

The Lodge is a 3 bedroom detached stone-built cottage located on the Colmer Estate in Devon in the West Country.   The sitting room has a warming wood-burning stove and there is also a large 32 inch TV for relaxing nights in.  The kitchen is well equipped for self-catering breaks with its oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine.   Two of the bedrooms here are double and one is a twin bedroom, making it a good cottage for families. The accommodation has been 5 star quality rated.  

There are excellent facilities on the Colmer Estate including an indoor swimming pool, an outdoor pool, a tennis court, table tennis and croquet lawn.  There is even a fishing lake!  If you have a horse then this cottage could be ideal for you as it has its own stabling and paddock should you wish to bring your horse on holiday too.  

The garden of this cottage is south facing, making it great for catching the summer sun.  Click the image for more details.


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Charming country house with a huge open fire.

Sleeps 5-10 - country house with open fire

This beautiful historical country house dates back to the 17th century and is located in the picturesque Trough of Bowland, just 45 minutes by car from the Lake District.  Sleeping up to 10 in 4 bedrooms, this house represents self-catering at its finest.

The lounge features a massive open fire, arches and views over the surrounding countryside. No other houses in view. Click on the photograph if interested in this self-catering property.


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Stunning country cottage in Yorkshire with a woodburner/open fire - come home to a glowing fire after walking the moors.
Sleeps 2- 4- country cottage with woodburner

This romantic 2 bedroom cottage is located in Keighley near the heart of Bronte Country.  This could be an excellent base for those wanting to visit the moors that inspired Wuthering Heights.  The lounge has comfy sofas and a warming wood burning stove, surrounded by candles, perfect for cosy, romantic nights in.  With 5 star Visit Britain rated, gold award winning accommodation, could there be a better place to stay?

At this cottage you are greeted by a free bottle of wine, flowers and fruit, so feeling pampered on arrival is almost guaranteed.  The accommodation is luxurious and relaxed throughout.  This cottage even has a hot tub where you can sit out, relax and take in the country views.  


Other cottages with open fires or wood stoves are:

cottages with open fires and wood stovesLochead Cottage is one of the cottages within the Ellary and Castle Sween estates in Argyll, Scotland.  With views towards a loch and lots of traditional charm, this cottage sleeps up to 6 in its 3 bedrooms.  The cottage is set in a tranquil location, near the coast, in a remote, peaceful part of Scotland.  Tel: +44 (0)1880 770 232 or click on photo.
Westerlix Cottages (sleep 14+) in Tayside, Scotland have a wood stove and delightful countryside around them. Tipee available. Tel: +44(0)1567 820 990
Hollybush House (sleeps 8-9) in Carron, Aberlour,  Speyside has direct access to the fast-flowing Spey.  It has an open fire in the lounge for relaxing evenings after long hill walks.
Self-catering holiday cottages in Ireland with an open fire or wood stove

Lios Dana is a large self catering holiday house located on the coast at Inch near Dingle in County Kerry, Ireland.  Sleeping up to 18, this large property overlooks the sea and the beach is just a short walk away.  With its spectacular setting, this house could be just great for families, groups, re-unions or business retreats.

The house overlooks the beach on the Dingle Peninsula Kerry Ireland Conservatory has lovely views out over the sea and beach in this self-catering house in Kerry Ireland Spacious house on Kerry Coast in Ireland with adaptable Conference Room
The beach, Kerry, Ireland Conservatory views of sea Lios Dana - self-catering

Telephone +353-66-9158189,+353-87-9475256 or click here for details of more cottages in Ireland with wood stoves or open fires.

Self-catering cottages in south Wales with an open fire
Luxury cottages near beaches in Pembrokeshire with open firesSt. Nons Bay luxury cottages are located within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park in Wales near St Davids and safe sandy beaches.  Beth Ruach is a large 7 bedroom stone built cottage which sleeps up to 14 and has a warming log fireplace in the lounge.  These cottages benefit from a number of family friendly features including high chairs, cots and stair gates.  Telephone 01437 720 616.

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Self-catering holiday cottages in England with an open fire or wood stove
Beechwood Cottage (sleeps 2) in Norfolk has a wood stove, Tel: +44(0)1263 768 606

cottage wood stoveSmithy Cottage - a restored blacksmiths in a pretty setting near Bridlington in Yorkshire. 2 bedrooms, Aga type cooker in kitchen, very cosy cottage.

Large inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, and a handmade kitchen. The cottage features extensive wooden flooring. Beams and period features are complemented by leather furniture, and a luxurious four poster bed with drapes.

Telephone Karen, click on photograph for details.

Jasmine Cottage (sleeps 6), in Steeple Ashton, near Bath, Wiltshire. 4 star very popular holiday cottage.
Priory Cottage (sleeps 4) in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire has a wood stove in the sitting room for cosy evenings. Explore the Cotswolds. 
There is a collection of 6 cottages at Home Farm Cottages which are located amongst some 2 acres of stunning countryside near Cheddar in Somerset.  These cottage benefit from an outdoor hot tub where you can look out over the Loxton Valley.   Some of these cottages have lovely warming open fires.  Contact the owners for more information.
charming country cottages with an open fireCosy Country Cottages in East Anglia -Just look at the photos of these lovely cottages.  The collection includes farm cottages, country cottages and eco-cottages.  Almost all of the properties have wonderful original features, open fire places or wood burning stoves.  Enjoy a taste of rural living in East Anglia, only 2 hours from London but a world away in so many ways

Coulscott - perfectly situated on coastal Exmoor have several properties with log fires from tastefully converted 18th century barns to a fabulous 17th century Devon longhouse with original beams and a minstrel's gallery. These charming properties offer all modern conveniences and are furnished, maintained and cleaned to exceptionally high standards. Click on link for further information.

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