Ever dreamed of Christmas by the coast or perhaps hauling up on NYE with a gaggle of mates, their brood & plenty of Champers? If so we've got just the place & should they not take your fancy, we've got plenty more that might. Explore our top picks below:
A stay at Scallop Shell is akin to living in a Cath Kidston-esque country idyll. Indulgent yet child-friendly, this rural cottage is just 20 minutes walk from the coast & an even shorter one from the local village pub. Available Xmas & NYE week. Sleeps 6
This stunning boutique barn conversion was completed by award-winning architects, Feildon Fowles in 2012 & has earned high praise since thanks to its funky contemporary design with a family-friendly edge. Avail. NYE. Sleeps 9
Gresham House is an award-winning Barn conversion set on a 80-acre estate on the edge of a charming village & a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. Perfect for multi-family groups, this child-friendly retreat sleeps 18. Avail. NYE
From pottering in the playroom, wild pony spotting, mapped treasure trail hunting & warming up with a cup of coco by the fire, this quirky, New Forest escape has all the makings of a magical family holiday. Sleeps 6-10. Avail. Xmas & NYE
There can be few homes in Britain that can rival Minffordd House for its fabulous setting. Backed by the brooding hills of Snowdonia, with the charming Italianate village of Portmeirion below & coastline beyond.Plus it's family-friendly! Sleeps 8. Avail. Xmas
"Few cottages are as cool as this." read The Times newspaper when including Palm Cottage in a recent round up of 'Cool cottages in Dorset' & they were right on the money! This 2 bed cottage with play nook is available for Xmas.
Yew Tree Cottage is a real find. It enjoys a picture-perfect cottage exterior with a sophisticated contemporary interior & a thoughtful supply of family-friendly features. It sleeps 6 & is available NYE.
Bay House in Cornwall is exactly the kind of place people harbour fantasies about living in. It's set walking distance from a sandy beach with local pubs, restaurants & shops on the doorstep. Sleeps 10. Avail. Xmas
This gorgeous architect-designed cottage has stunning good looks inside and out but is surprisingly child-friendly thanks to its lovely baby 'suite' and well-stocked garage playroom. Sleeps 6. Avail. NYE
This contemporary lakeside apartment in the Cotswolds is perfect for families looking to escape & get back to nature with a touch of luxury. It's set on a nature reserve with an onsite spa, restaurant, general store & more. Sleeps 6. Avail. Xmas & NYE
Pudding Cottage has won multiple awards including being named 'Cumbria's best cottage'. With its combination of pretty exterior, stylish interior & setting just a few hundred yards from Lake Windermere, it's easy to see why. Sleeps 6. Avail. NYE
A stay at Manor Farm Cottage is just the ticket for families looking to escape the daily grind in favour of an indulgent cottage retreat. Luxurious yet child-friendly, it's the perfect place to haul up for Christmas in the country. Sleeps 6. Avail. Xmas & NYE
This bijou, bolthole by the sea is located in the unspoilt fishing village of Coverack in Cornwall. A charming retreat with panoramic views from almost every room, it's perfect for those looking for a Christmas on the coast. Sleeps 5. Avail Xmas & NYE.
The Cowshed is a luxury bolthole in Dorset set within walking distance of a local pub & playground. It's perfect for a cosy festive break thanks to its log burner & play room. Sleeps 4. Avail. Xmas or NYE.
Looking to getaway but haven't quite found what you're looking for here? No problem, we've plenty of other options. Simply reply to this email letting us know your key requirements & dates. We'll have a personalised shortlist of ideas sent over.