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10 Christmas stays that will have you longing for the holiday season

Posted by Luci Ackers on Oct 26, 2017

Planning your perfect Christmas, but not quite sure who's supposed to be hosting this year? Not a problem! Gather the whole family in one of our large properties, or keep things simple and whisk a loved one away to a cosy retreat for two.

Whatever you are planning this Christmas there's a property for all occasions. If you'd like a little inspiration, here are our top 10 Christmas retreats for 2017!

Remember we can also provide a decorated Christmas tree in your holiday property, so you can step right into the Christmas magic upon arrival.

1. Old Bothy, Warwickshire

Fancy a hideaway for two this holiday season? The Old Bothy is situated in lovely grounds on an in estate in Warwickshire

2. Plas Bach, Ceredigion

This modern and bright six-person property is beautifully close to the coast and beaches of Cardigan Bay. It has great views and a good patio area from which to enjoy them.

3. Hampton Warfe Cottage, Herefordshire

Great for a little family or two couples looking for an outdoorsy holiday, this detached country cottage is especially good for the keen fishers among you.

4. Bale Hill Cottage, Northumberland

Up in the Pennines, the village of Blanchland is thought to be one of the most attractive villages in the region. Bale Hill Cottage is just half a mile’s walk away, and a lovely picturesque retreat for two.

5. Nos Da, Vale of Glamorgan

This interesting little Welsh property sits in four acres of gardens. Great for two couples or a little family, the surrounding area is steeped in history.

6. The Ferry House, Oxfordshire

In an idyllic location overlooking the River Thames, this ferryman’s cottage is situated at the edge of a lovely medieval market town.

7. The Granary, Suffolk

This stunning 19th century converted barn can comfortably accommodate four guests. It overlooks a little pond and is surrounded by beautiful rolling farmland.

8. Udford House, Cumbria

Great for a family, this barn conversion in Cumbria has access to a lot of wintery walking routes. It’s nicely secluded and yet only five miles from Penrith.

9. Weathertop House, Cumbria

In the Yorkshire Dales, Ravenstonedale offers lots to see and do. With plenty of space for six guests, Weathertop House provides a picturesque and modern base.

10. Bittadon Cottage, Devon

For a larger group this winter, Devon is a beautiful county to explore. This eight-guest stone cottage is close to the beach and Exmoor National Park.

If you're still unsure, why not view our full collection of over 400 incredible holiday properties and find one that takes your fancy? Click here to view the full portfolio.

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Luci Ackers
Author: Luci Ackers

Luci loves getting out and about for a good cycle ride or easy-going walks in the countryside, and thoroughly enjoyed the time she previously spent working for the National Trust. Her love of writing started from a young age and on rainy days nothing beats curling up in a secret corner with a good book.

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