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We have created a list of some of our favourite cottages to rent for New Year’s.

Why not get you and your loved ones away to welcome in 2020? Whether you’re seeking an escape on New Year’s Eve itself, or looking to begin January surrounded by the rustic delights of a countryside cottage, we still have a whole host of holiday cottages for couples, groups and parties of all kinds.

See below just 8 of our favourite cottages to rent over the New Year…


New Year Cottages in Scotland

1. Moorhen Lodge (Ref. 970080), North Kessock, Inverness, Highlands

Moorhen Lodge (Ref. 970080)

An enticing Canadian cabin sitting within the wonder of the Craigbreck Wood, this rustic retreat is the ideal getaway for a New Year celebration full of tranquility and tremendous settings. Ideally suited to a group of friends or a small family, this holiday lodge allows you to take in the natural beauty of Scotland, while letting you spend quality time with your loved ones at this special time of year.

Spend New Year’s Day exploring the beauty of the area before returning back to the welcoming warmth of  the woodburning stove, or soak in your surroundings from the relaxing hot tub. Alternatively, visit the cultural capital of the Highlands; Inverness, for a day full of historic and traditional delights in the form of various attractions.


2. Golden Gates Lodge (Ref. 1009393), Doune near Stirling

Golden Gates Lodge (Ref. 1009393)

Home to historic features and period charm, this imposing property makes a wonderful base for a group of four looking to bring in the New Year close to the central city of Stirling. Settled within the private estate of Lanrick, Golden Gates Lodge provides a regal retreat to base your celebrations.

With easy access to Stirling and its impressive firework displays, this quaint and quirky cottage is perfect to return to after an evening of festivities, with the sitting room being particularly impressive with its distinctive seating arrangement settled amongst the woodburning stove.

This character cottage is perfect for those seeking a countryside escape encompassed by wildlife and wondrous walking routes, with plenty of outdoor adventure to be found. For more inspiration on what to do whilst celebrating, our collection of things to do in Scotland can help you to form your ideal escape.


New Years Cottages in the Lake District

3. The Oaks (Ref. 942045), Bowness-on-Windermere

The Oaks (Ref. 942045)

Ideally suited to large groups looking to celebrate together in style, this wonderful cottage is able to comfortably sleep up to twenty five people, with plenty of space for unwinding in between your festivities.

Boasting spacious areas for both children and adults to relax and indulge in the property’s luscious surroundings, this enticing cottage is ideal for parties of all kinds, from family gatherings to reunion with friends. There’s no better base from which to explore the wonder of Bowness-on-Windermere.


4.  Pine Lodge (Ref. 23064), Windermere

Pine Lodge (Ref. 23064)

A quirky cottage encompassed by the charm of animal prints throughout, Pine Cottage offers an ideal getaway for a couple’s retreat for this special time of year. Within walking distance of the beauty of Lake Windermere, the dwelling is perfectly situated for exploring the excitement of the waterfront.

Choose to spend your celebrations indoors, relaxing beneath the starlight shining through the skylights of the tasteful and unique design of the sitting room, or step outside onto the private jetty of the property to enjoy a fresh breeze and wondrous scenery like no other.


New Years Cottages in Wales

5. Harlech 5 – Matholwch (Ref. 1008868), Harlech, Snowdonia

Harlech 5 (Ref. 1008868)

Settled at the centre of the action of the seaside town of Harlech, this second-floor apartment provides the perfect escape for two. A component of the wonder of Harlech Castle, this contemporary-styled property boasts an impressive open-plan living space with all of the accompanying advanced fixtures and fittings providing you with a luxurious escape.

With the surrounding area of Snowdonia offering some of the most stunning scenery in Wales, there’s no better base for a countryside walk on New Year’s Day, allowing you to start of your year encompassed by unrivalled views and a sense of accomplishment.


6. Llygaid Yr Haul (Ref. 971208), Pendine, South Wales

Llygaid Yr Haul (Ref. 971208)

Perfect for a family getaway, this ground-floor apartment offers an elevated position to give you the best glimpses of the countryside and coast of South Wales. On the outskirts of Pendine, this property enjoys a tranquil base with the wonderful amenities of both a sauna and a hot tub to keep you entertained and relaxed during your retreat.

Make the most of your position above the Pendine Sands by soaking in your surroundings from the private balcony, before coming together to gather in the spacious open-plan living space to welcome in the new year.

If you’re seeking to explore more of Wales, our Wales travel guide includes some of the most scenic spots to discover on your adventure.


New Years Cottages in Yorkshire

7. Bramhill Barns (Ref. 923130), Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire

Bramhill Barns (Ref. 923130)

Offering you a true taste of the Yorkshire countryside, this delectable barn conversion boasts scenic wonder and a stylish interior hosting an abundance of wonderful amenities to give you the perfect getaway. Soak in your surroundings from this cottage with a hot tub, found in the impressive outbuilding, giving you a truly tranquil experience.

Sat on the outskirts of Hull, there’s plenty of adventure on your doorstep. From the delights of the coast to the bustling excitement of the city centre, you’re bound to enjoy a wide variety of attractions to suit your New Year’s Eve plans.


8. 3 Stanhope Cottages (Ref. 974785), Otley, Yorkshire Dales 

3 Stanhope Cottages (Ref. 974785)

A timber-framed, traditional cottage oozing character and rustic charm, 3 Stanhope Cottages can be found in village of Pool in Wharfedale, on the outskirts of the market town of Otley. Inside the cottage provides a welcoming and warm aura, with its original wooden beams lining the rooms adding to the wonder of the dwelling.

The unconventional cottage is ideally positioned for exploring the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales, or alternatively, the town hosts a selection of wonderful amenities to spend your days exploring, with easy access to the thriving city of Leeds.


If you’re seeking to explore the marvels of the UK during the festive period, our catalogue of Christmas cottages will be perfect for you. Be sure to share your holiday photos with us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram!

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