Christmas and New Year Holiday Cottages

Cottages Christmas and New Year self catering

Book a holiday cottage for a festive holiday

Book early to secure the cottage you want for Christmas or New Year. 

Cottages with availability for Christmas

Cottages with availability for New Year

Large houses to rent for Christmas  sleeping 8 or more

Large houses to rent for New Year  houses available to book for your 31st December celebration



Celebrate the Festive Season on a Cottage Break with Family or Friends

2020 has been a strange year when making plans has been difficult.  Where possible though, booking early is recommended as festive cottage holidays are always popular for celebrations and family gatherings.  The options above can help you to find the best available self-catering cottage for a festive break where you can celebrate this special time of year with family or friends.

Christmas tree in holiday houseLarge houses in particular tend to get booked up quickly usually as these properties are popular with groups of friends and family looking to celebrate altogether, so it's best to book as soon as possible if you want to enjoy a getaway at the end of December or at the start of the year.  It is especially important to book ahead for Christmas or New Year cottages if you're looking for a large cottage or a country house.  After the challenges of 2020, 2021 is bound to be a bumper year for group getaways over the festive period.  Family groups might be interested in opting for adjoining cottages in a cottage complex


Ideas for Xmas Holidays and Breaks Over New Year

Festive celebration with friends and familyHaving difficulty in deciding where to go then perhaps you should take a look at the various events at Christmas and New Year to help you make your mind up.

If it's a few weeks before Christmas or New Year, then you might also wish to check Late Availability.  At popular times of year like the end of December and start of January there are lots of people searching for New Year properties or Christmas holiday homes so it's best to call cottage owners direct to book that cottage or log cabin as soon as possible.  Scotland tends to be a popular destination for New Year cottage breaks - the Scots are famous for their celebration of Hogmanay.

Wherever you decide to go this festive season you will usually find plenty to do within the UK and Ireland.  Christmas markets are now popular in many towns and cities and are wonderful for buying Christmas gifts, Christmas decorations and many sell mulled wine - what more could you ask for over the festive period.


Popular types of cottages and country houses for Christmas and New Year

Christmas is a popular time of year for family holidays where you can gather together and spend quality time with your nearest and dearest.  Popular choices when it comes to festive cottage rentals include log cabin breaks, pet-friendly rentals, barn conversions, rural retreats and large Christmas holiday houses for groups.  If you're planning a loved up festive break then you may want to rent a romantic retreat for a Christmas break where you can spend quality time with your partner.  Remember to pack the presents and the bubbly for a romantic break to remember.

Family holiday homes tend to have three or four bedrooms. Large properties are ideal for an extended family get-together.  We feature a good selection of cottages sleeping 6 for Christmas are available.

A holiday let that is decorated for Christmas

Holiday lets tend to be have independent owners unless they are part of a cottage complex, so that the only way to determine what decorations will be put up for Christmas is to ask. Some holiday home owners will go to extremes to decorate a holiday home, others may not bother at all. It is difficult to please all tastes, it has to be a real fir tree for some, others might not object to a an artificial Christmas tree. The same applies to garlands, natural greenery or fake?
The only sure way of decorating your holiday home to your satisfaction is to take your own Christmas decorations with you.

Wherever you opt to holiday this festive season, we hope you find the best Christmas cottage or holiday home for New Year on Country Cottages Online.

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