Country cottages for Christmas Holidays in England

self-catering cottages in England to rent for ChristmasFamilies try to get together for the Christmas holidays and sadly most homes are simply not large enough to accommodate a group of people. This is where self-catering accommodation is of immense help in providing a collection of country cottages, pine lodges, houses and occasionally large apartments that can sleep a large group under one roof.

We have various facilities on this site that can help you identify the right type and size of self-catering accommodation to match your particular group. There is a Sort facility to the top right of the cottage listings and a Search on the far right where you can specify a series of requirements. Some people like to have a cottage with a swimming pool because it's easy entertainment on the spot, others appreciate the gentle warmth and glow of a woodburner.

What would you like in your English Christmas cottage?

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Bousdale Mill House, Great ayton, Yorkshire, England

3 bedroom Country House, North York Moors National Park.

Originally a mill house, this fantastic North York Moors rural retreat with its superb countryside views and high quality interior is a real treat, sleeping up to 6 in 3 bedrooms this could be a perfect base for enjoying and discovering some of the best of the Yorkshire Dales National Park on a break away.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £539 to £927 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 28 May 2018 to 08 June 2018; from 22 June 2018 to 29 June 2018; from 31 August 2018 to 19 October 2018;

Bluebell Wooden Lodge, White Cross Bay, Cumbria, England

3 bedroom Wooden Holiday Chalet, Lake District National Park.

Stylish, bright, light and airy 3 bedroom pine holiday lodge, situated within a collection of award-winning holiday lodges by Lake Windermere in the Lake District National Park, relax and rejuvenate on your Cumbrian holiday with use of excellent leisure facilities on site including an indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and gym.

Special features: pool ().

Price range from £390 to £1013 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 11 June 2018 to 15 June 2018; from 29 June 2018 to 06 July 2018; from 09 July 2018 to 11 July 2018;

Garden Cottage, Stathern, Leicestershire, England

2 bedroom Rural Retreat, Vale of Belvoir.

Very pretty 2 bedroom country cottage nestled in a quiet village near Melton Mowbray, beautiful inside and out, with tranquil garden with views over a paddock.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £595 to £695 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 28 May 2018 to 06 July 2018;

The Stables, Little Cowarne, Herefordshire, England

3 bedroom Farmstay Cottage, Heart of England.

Come for a relaxing rural retreat break at the Stables, a beautiful three bedroom barn conversion, part of a small collection of holiday cottages in the heart of the Herefordshire countryside, just 20 minutes' drive from Ludlow and 30 minute's drive from Worcester.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £440 to £3000 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 27 May 2018 to 30 May 2018;

Mill Cottage Braunston, Warwick, Warwickshire, England

1 bedroom Cottage, West Midlands.

This lovely cottage is perfect for a romantic retreat with its lovely large round bath and its location within the grounds of a historical windmill just adds to the romance.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £545 to £725 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 01 June 2018 to 04 June 2018; from 14 June 2018 to 15 June 2018; from 17 June 2018 to 22 June 2018;

Deer View Cottage, Chulmleigh, Devon, England

3 bedroom Holiday Cottage, West Country.

Stylish sleeps 6 holiday cottage with superb countryside views, set within the Highbullen Country Estate in Devon where guests staying at the cottage can enjoy access to the hotel's superb facilities which include a heated indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, all-weather tennis courts, a golf course and a games room with snooker table.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Shared use of indoor swimming pool at Highbullen Country Estate), tennis court, games room.

Price range from £500 to £1495 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 28 May 2018 to 08 June 2018; from 11 June 2018 to 15 June 2018; from 24 June 2018 to 26 June 2018;

Lydensign, Hemyock, Devon, England

3 bedroom Cottage, East Devon.

Detached country cottage with character features and lawned gardens, family-friendly and pet-friendly, an ideal rural retreat from which to discover some of the best that Devon has to offer.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £250 to £700 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 10 June 2018 to 16 June 2018; from 23 June 2018 to 07 July 2018; from 18 August 2018 to 14 September 2018;

Gray Manes, Langport, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Fantastic large self-catering holiday house found in 2 acres of gardens in a tranquil rural hamlet in Somerset, family-friendly this is a great place for all the family with a children's play area with slide, trampoline and climbing frame, indoor heated swimming pool and games room with table football and pool table.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Exclusive use of indoor pool on-site), games room, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £2050 to £4950 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Special Offer: from 08 June 2018 to 11 June 2018;
Late availability: from 08 June 2018 to 11 June 2018;

Callow Holiday Lodge, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England

2 bedroom Wooden Holiday Chalet, Heart of England.

Dog-friendly wooden holiday lodge set within an award winning holiday park close to Shrewsbury, with views out over a lake and the fantastic facility of an outdoor hot tub, this is a great place for relaxing holidays.

Special features: free internet access, pool (), outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £480 to £800 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 02 June 2018 to 18 June 2018; from 14 July 2018 to 21 July 2018; from 28 July 2018 to 04 August 2018;

The Old Fire Station, Charlbury, Oxfordshire, England

2 bedroom Cottage, The Cotswolds.

This historic old Cotswold cottage was the town of Charlbury's fire station for many years until it was renovated in 2017 into an upmarket, luxury holiday rental home.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1008 to £3276 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 28 May 2018 to 15 June 2018; from 18 June 2018 to 14 September 2018;

Hazel Wooden Lodge near Exmoor, Washford, Somerset, England

4 bedroom Log Cabin, West Country.

Good quality, characterful and welcoming 4 bedroom Somerset holiday lodge situated close to Washford and Dunster, built from wood, this holiday home offers charm and warmth and can accommodate up to 8 in pet-friendly accommodation, soak up awe-inspiring views over the surrounding countryside and enjoy relaxing in the outdoor hot tub during a stay here.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £680 to £1265 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 01 June 2018 to 08 June 2018; from 10 June 2018 to 15 June 2018; from 25 June 2018 to 29 June 2018;

Apple Cottage , Pylle, Somerset, England

2 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

High quality boutique style holiday home set in a peaceful rural setting with a tranquil garden and private hot tub.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £650 to £1250 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 03 June 2018 to 04 June 2018; from 10 June 2018 to 11 June 2018; from 17 June 2018 to 18 June 2018;

Dairy Cottage (Cotswolds), Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England

1 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, Cotswolds.

Comfortable stone-built Cotswold Cottage with one bedroom and its own walled herb garden, situated in the village of Churchill in Oxfordshire.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court.

Price range from £295 to £365 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 23 June 2018 to 30 June 2018;

Maris Holiday Cottage, North Yorkshire Coast, Filey, Yorkshire, England

4 bedroom Holiday Cottage, close to North York Moors National Park.

Escape to the North Yorkshire Coast for a relaxing break with a stay in this appealing 4 bedroom dog-friendly cottage, situated within a holiday village just 3 miles from the coastal town of Filey, close to the North York Moors National Park, the facilities on site include a swimming pool, sauna, steam room and gym.

Special features: free internet access, pool (), tennis court.

Price range from £422 to £1069 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 03 June 2018 to 04 June 2018; from 11 June 2018 to 15 June 2018; from 22 June 2018 to 29 June 2018;

Vicarage Farm Cottages, Tideswell, Derbyshire, England

7 bedroom Cottage Complex, Peak District National Park.

A small collection of three delightful country cottages with lovely countryside views nestled in six acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and woodlands within the Peak District National Park.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room.

Price range from £325 to £960 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 15 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 20 July 2018 to 23 July 2018;

Beckside Dogs-welcome Cottage, The Lake District , Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, England

3 bedroom Cottage, The Lake District and Cumbria.

Three bedroom pet-friendly rural retreat cottage nestled by a wooded valley, with the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Park within reach for days out.

Price range from £351 to £709 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 28 May 2018 to 01 June 2018; from 15 June 2018 to 18 June 2018; from 22 June 2018 to 06 July 2018;

Brookside Retreat, Matlock, Derbyshire, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Derbyshire Dales.

Beautiful romantic retreat for 2, in the heart of Two Dales, just a short drive from the Peak District National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £290 to £475 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 28 May 2018 to 01 June 2018; from 15 June 2018 to 15 March 2019;

Honeysuckle Cottage, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Heart of England.

Set in a conservation area and a designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within the Cotswolds, this charming terraced stone cottage is pet friendly with a pretty south facing courtyard garden.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £245 to £485 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 08 June 2018 to 22 June 2018;

Mill Wheel, Combe Martin, Devon, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, South West.

Welcoming, comfortable and well presented, this 3 bedroom Devon cottage has lots to offer holidaymakers, including access to an indoor heated swimming pool on site, a sauna, tennis court and a children's play area with a slide, climbing frame and sand pit, as well as a fantastic location just 10 minutes' drive from Combe Martin's sandy beach.

Special features: pool (Shared heated indoor swimming pool within the grounds.), tennis court.

Price range from £325 to £1195 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 01 June 2018 to 04 June 2018; from 08 June 2018 to 15 June 2018; from 20 July 2018 to 27 July 2018;

Hidden Valley Country House near Bath, Box, Wiltshire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Superb 6 bedroom country house with beautiful stylish interior and fantastic outdoor swimming pool, nestled by private woodlands, just 10 minutes’ drive from the historical spa city of Bath.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Outdoor swimming pool in the gardens. Open March to September only ).

Price range from £1850 to £3150 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 04 June 2018 to 07 June 2018;

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