Festive Cottage Holiday Ideas for 2018

Relax by the Fireside on Holiday

Planning to take a festive cottage break this year? Need inspiration and ideas on the types of options out there when it comes to self-catering holiday homes. The festive season can be a truly magical time of year to get away from it all and if you need help finding the best place to stay for you, Country Cottages Online aims to help inspire you on available options for Christmas or New Year.

For those who want a festive break with the minimum of hassle, ask before booking whether the holiday property of interest to you will be all decorated for Xmas. Many holiday homes owners nowadays ensure that cottages are decorated with a Xmas tree, tinsel and other Christmas decorations, but it is strongly recommended that you check this prior to booking to ensure that the holiday home will be all decked out ready for your arrival.

Holiday Properties for Christmas and New Year Getaways

Log Cabins – ideal for that holiday feeling, that smell of pine and for relaxed nights in. For plenty of atmosphere look out for cabins with wood-clad walls where you can really soak up the holiday feeling and lodges with a woodburner where you can relax by the fireside of an evening. For plenty of family fun on holiday, look out for cabins on complexes with leisure facilities such as a swimming pool, games room or gym (remember to check prior to booking to ensure that any leisure facilities will be open during the festive period).

Find Log Cabins for Christmas Breaks

Lodges and Cabins for New Year Breaks

Country Cottages for Festive Breaks

Perfect for hiding away in the countryside, rent a family-friendly country cottage and enjoy the rural life over Christmas. Secluded cottages where you can hideaway with friends or family are a popular option, as are properties with a warming woodburner or log fire. Booking a rural cottage with good walks nearby as well as a woodburner or open fire could be ideal choice for an atmospheric rural festive break. If you like a taste of town life too, remember to book a property with a town or village nearby so you can pop out for day trips over the festive period.

Rural Retreats for Christmas Holidays

• Rural Retreats for New Year Getaways


Coastal Cottages for Festive Holidays

For those who want to holiday by the coast, renting a coastal cottage can be the ideal choice. For a truly memorable break away, look out for a holiday home with sea views, a wonder to wake up to whatever the time of year!

• Find coastal cottages for Xmas Breaks

• Coastal Holiday Properties with Availability over New Year

Large Country Houses, Mansions and Group Accommodation for Festive Holidays

Holidaying with a group of friends and family over the festive period is a popular choice. Whether you’re planning to celebrate altogether over Christmas dinner or are planning a party over New Year, there are some superb large holiday houses available to rent by groups. For entertainment come rain or shine, look out for properties with special features like a swimming pool, hot tub or games room, for plenty of fun on holiday.

Whether you’re searching for a romantic retreat, a family cottage or big group accommodation, we hope you find the perfect holiday home to rent this festive period on Country Cottages Online. For the full choice of holiday homes we feature for festive breaks browse:

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