There are plenty of reasons why holidaymakers choose rural cottages over modern apartments and major chain hotel complexes when looking for somewhere to stay. One of the biggest is that unbeatable sense of traditional, rustic living – and no feature embodies this feeling better than a real, open, log-burning fireplace.
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A perfect welcome home
You've been exploring the frosty Scottish Highlands since sunrise, or trekking through the cold but glorious Peak District; what better way to reset and recharge than by sitting with friends and family in front of a crackling open fire in your new home away from home?
It's something very few of us are lucky enough to have at home, but a log burner can be enough to make great holiday accommodation truly special, by providing a feeling of warmth that can't be replicated by modern radiators and electric fires. Ultimately, having an authentic fireplace will help you achieve maximum relaxation and help add that unique and special experience to being on a cottage holiday.
Wherever you want to go
You can find Rural Retreats cottages in more than 50 counties and regions across the UK and Ireland, and many come equipped with log burners or open fires. There are over 244 luxury, hand-picked holiday properties with a log burner or open fire you can book your stay at. You may fancy a warmth-filled week in historic Warwickshire, or a couple of chilled-out days in coastal Cornwall – or perhaps you'd prefer venturing a little further to County Kerry or County Cork? Wherever you want to go, we can make sure there's a log burning fire ready and waiting for you to enjoy.
Whenever you want to go
The UK isn't exactly known for its tropical climes. In fact, head into the Scottish Highlands at the right (or wrong) time of year and there's a good chance the stunning scenery will be covered with a blanket of snow. That needn't stop you from enjoying everything our beautiful country has to offer, however. Choose a retreat with us and you can head out to explore the wintry landscapes knowing you've a warm and cosy cottage with a crackling fire to retreat to at the end of the day.
Cottage Holidays with Rural Retreats
With more than three decades of experience, and a team of knowledgeable experts, you can rest assured your holiday is in safe hands when you book with Rural Retreats. Browse our collection of holiday cottages with log burners today and choose your dream destination.