Well the days are shortening, the temperature is dropping and comfort food is definitely on the menu which can only mean one thing – winter is coming! But there’s no reason this should stop you from considering a holiday in the United Kingdom, in fact in some ways it’s the best time for a short break! Between the bracing walks, hearty and warming pub lunches and cosy nights in front of a roaring fire, there’s nothing better than sneaking in a winter break. So we’ve put together a quick list of some of the best traditional cottages that still have some availability over the winter months, take a look and see what you think.
Just five miles from the ever popular Peak District town of Bakewell, Rose Cottage is the first of our traditional cottages just right for a peaceful winter break. Entering through the quaint garden, you’ll find yourself in a kitchen full of character along with some more modern additions including a breakfast bar and underfloor heating. Then there’s the beautiful living room; furnished lovingly and complete with a cosy woodburner, it’s the perfect place to while away a chilly winter’s night. Or if you’d rather get out and about, you won’t be disappointed- between the countless walks right on the doorstep and places to visit including Chatsworth House and Bakewell itself, you won’t find yourself struggling to find something to do.
The Hay Loft
Situated right on the village green and alongside the old post office, it really doesn’t get much more traditional than The Hayloft. Set completely across the first floor of a sympathetically-converted barn, the property retains many of the original features that help it stand out from the crowd, from the exposed beams through to the stunning domed window in the bedroom, and an added touch of luxury in the shape of the free-standing bathtub.
Or if you fancy a stay in a true chocolate box cottage then this might be the one for you. Acorn Cottage is a stunning mid terraced property right in the heart of the delightful Cotswolds village of Bretforton. It even comes complete with the ultimate traditional feature, a thatched roof. The stylish open plan living area of Acorn Cottage has a feature inglenook fireplace that promises to keep you nice and cosy during the winter evenings and what’s more, you can even book two of the cottages over the road from Acorn Cottage if there’s a bigger group of you looking to go on a winter break together.
So there you go, just a few of the beautiful cottages that still have some availability over the coming months, but don’t worry if none of them take your fancy, there’s plenty of others that are still bookable! So if you fancy booking yourself a winter break you’ll want to have a look here to see the full selection of available properties or give us a call on 01244 356695 and we’ll be happy to help.