Category Archives: Winter Holidays

Self-Catering Escapes for New Year Breaks

Planning a last minute escape this New Year? 2022 has been full of ups and downs, and if you want to end on a high note, then escaping for a New Year break could be a great choice. Raise a toast to 2023 with a glass of bubbly, from the comfort of your chosen holiday home and add a touch of magic to the new year.

Find the Best Holiday Rental for your New Year Break

When it comes to New Year breaks, there is a great choice of holiday accommodation rentals to choose from, from beautiful barns to cosy cabins, family cottages, big group holiday homes and romantic retreats. Ideally choose a holiday home decorated for Christmas, where you can enjoy good times amongst the tinsel and festive decorations.

If you want to spend quality time with friends or family huddled up at your chosen rental, then why not book a cottage with a warming woodburner or an open fire for that all important cosy atmosphere in the winter months?

Festive Cabins and Lodges

Celebrate New Year at a Holiday Lodge

Imagine seeing in the New Year from the comfort of a log cabin, cocooned in the wood-clad walls with that wonderful holiday feeling all around. When it comes to enjoying that special holiday feel, few things compare to lodges and cabins. Many lodges and cabins enjoy a scenic setting too, such as next to a lake or woodlands, which can help to make festive holidays all the more special. Some are on lodge parks where there may be shared leisure facilities such as a games room or even a pool to keep you occupied and happy during holidays.

Remember to pack the party poppers and plenty of Prosecco or champagne (if your budget allows) to ring in the New Year at your chosen holiday lodge.

Cabins and Lodges for New Year Breaks

Large Houses for New Year’s Celebrations

Large Houses for New Year Celebrations

New Year is the time for a big party, so whether you want to gather with friends or family, or both, renting a large house can be a great choice for partying it up at New Year. Country Cottages Online features a great choice of large holiday rentals, ideal for big groups of friends and family. From mansions to big barns and large lodges, the UK is home to a great choice of big holiday rentals. For that real party feel, look out for properties with features like a disco room, a games room or may be even an inviting warm bubbly outdoor hot tub where you can truly feel pampered and relaxed on your break away.

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Escape to a Rural Retreat for a Festive Break

Escape on a rural retreat break for New Years

If you’re dreaming of a peaceful escape for a New Year’s break, then renting a rural retreat could be the ideal choice. There are so many quaint and pretty holiday homes dotted throughout the UK countryside, from secluded retreats to remote cottages where you can truly escape from It all. Whether you want to hide away, far from others, stay in a picture-perfect thatched cottage, or wake up to views of fields and farmlands, there is a choice to suit you on Country Cottages Online. For somewhere truly inspiring, cottages with country views are a joy to wake up to in winter time where you may be lucky enough to see the landscape blanketed in snow, icicles shining in the sunshine and frost glistening in the sun. Choose a holiday home with both a country view and a warming woodburner or open fire, for the ultimate in atmosphere and bring in the New Year in an absolutely charming retreat.

Rural Retreats for New Year Breaks

Romantic Retreats

Escape with the one you love to celebrate New Year

Escape with your partner to a charming cottage where you can relax, unwind and enjoy celebrating the New Year with the one you love. Options include charming historical retreats with exposed beams in pretty counties like Suffolk where you can stay in a holiday home with an olde worlde feel, and log cabins with lake views, for inspiring views on holiday. Or may be you like the idea of renting a coastal cottage in winter where you can wake up to a sea view which can be a truly special and memorable experience, even in winter time. Make the start of 2023 extra special with a break and celebration with the one you love.

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Winter Holiday Inspiration for 2019

Cosy up at a cottage this winter

Cosy up at a cottage this winter

What are you doing this winter? If you don’t have a break booked to look forward to, now could be a great time to think about booking a short break or a week away to recharge and unwind in the run up to Christmas. Winter time is typically low season which means that there are some great deals and offers to be found, and it’s one of the best times of year to snap up a bargain.


Cosy Cottage Breaks by the Fireside

Cosy up by the fireside in winter

Cosy up by the fireside in winter

When it comes to winter breaks, few experiences compare to staying in a holiday cottage where you can enjoy the warmth and glow of being by the fireside. There’s something so comforting about enjoying the warmth of a fire indoors when it’s cold outside.

Wrap up warm and winter can be a magical time to explore the UK, where the morning frost can give the countryside a special sparkle and lights twinkle as the early nights set in.

Whether you opt for a cottage with an open fire or a woodburner where you can watch the logs crackle and glow, Country Cottages Online features a great selection of
cosy cottages to choose from.

Hot Tub Holidays

Bubbly hot tub

Bubbly hot tub

Popular year round, but also very appealing for winter holidays, hot tub holidays offer warmth and comfort. During winter time, renting a holiday home with an indoor hot tub can make a lot of sense, as not everyone wants to brave wandering across a garden in the cold.

In winter time, having use of a warm bubbly indoor hot tub to enjoy could be just what you need for a warming relaxing holiday. After enjoying a day out exploring or enjoying a country walk, few things are more relaxing than a long soak in the soothing waters of a bubbly hot tub.

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Christmas and New Year Getaways

Another popular choice when it comes to winter holidays is to escape for Christmas or the New Year.

Christmas tree

Christmas tree

Christmas in a holiday cottage can be a great opportunity to celebrate the festive season with family. Some holiday houses even decorate the property ready for guests’ arrival with tinsel and other seasonal decorations meaning you get to enjoy all of the magic of Christmas without a lot of the stress and hassle.

Remember the best cottages book up early so booking early for Christmas cottage.

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Celebrate this festive season

Celebrate this festive season

New Year is a time for celebrating with family and friends and large houses in particular are popular with those looking to party together and see in the start of another year in style. If booking a large party house look out for properties with a large dining room where you can all dine and celebrate altogether.

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Whenever you choose to get away this winter, whether in early December or for a festive break, we hope you’ve found our ideas and suggestions inspiring.