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Short Break Cottages For Christmas And New Year

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A charming cottage resting in the border town of Lauder. Child facilities. Pet free. Tranquil location. Edinburgh 27.3 miles; Queensferry 38.2 miles. (Ref. 1118670)

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  • Off-road parking
  • Dishwasher
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3 nights from Sun 29th Dec was £991 £710

  • Sleeps5
  • Bedrooms3
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    4.9

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This charming cottage is situated in the village of Lower Dean in Cambs. On a working farm. Three bedrooms. Off road parking and garden. Kimbolton 2 miles. (Ref. 966776)

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3 nights from Sun 29th Dec was £911 £763

  • Sleeps2
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Delightful, detached barn conversion set on the outskirts of the popular market town of Wolsingham. WiFi. Garden with furniture, pet-friendly, well situated for walks and cycling. Durham 14 miles. (Ref. 933881)

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  • Baby-friendly

3 nights from Sun 22nd Dec was £558 £421

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A single-storey cottage resting in the coastal town of Barnstaple, Devon. Close to a river. Garden. Off-road parking. Appledore 10.7 miles; Exmoor National Park 11.6 miles; Ilfracombe 13.8 miles (Ref. 1118219)

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  • Ground floor bedroom
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3 nights from Fri 20th Dec £490

  • Sleeps8
  • Bedrooms4
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    4.9

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A spacious detached four-bedroom property, resting in Hornsea, East Riding of Yorkshire. Large garden. Off-road parking. Near a beach. Bridlington 15.4 miles. (Ref. 1097363)

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3 nights from Fri 20th Dec £500

  • Sleeps3
  • Bedrooms2
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    5.0

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A delightful two-bedroom holiday home resting on the outskirts of the rural village of Four Crosses, Montgomeryshire. Pet-friendly. Off-road parking. Woodburning stove. Oswestry 8 miles; Welshpool 8.2 miles. (Ref. 1073379)

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  • Sleeps2
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    4.9

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Situated above the lighhouse ar Point Lynas with spectacular views. Good access to the coastal path and a ten minute drive to the beach. TV and WIFi. (Ref. 1008688)

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3 nights from Fri 20th Dec £302

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    4.9

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An idyllic cottage resting within the village of Fulletby near Horncastle. Off-road parking. WiFi. Woodburning stove. Lincoln 24.5 miles. (Ref. 1018898)

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  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
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    4.8

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This homely bungalow is located in Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk. Enclosed garden. Electric fire. Near beach. Holkham 3.1 miles; Burnham Market 6.2 miles; Fakenham 10.3 miles. (Ref. 1075458)

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  • Ground floor bedroom
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3 nights from Sun 29th Dec £855

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    4.9

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A charming ground-floor annex resting in the village of Diddlebury. Great location. Ideal for families. Craven Arms 4.8 miles; Ludlow 8.8 miles. (Ref. 961681)

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3 nights from Fri 20th Dec £486

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    4.8

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A traditional 17th century stone annexe resting in the small village of Sutton, a few miles from Nassington. Woodburning stove. Off-road parking. Peterborough 6.9 miles. (Ref. 1024589)

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3 nights from Sun 29th Dec was £695 £572

  • Sleeps8
  • Bedrooms3
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A stylish barn conversion resting in Wilberfoss, East Riding of Yorkshire. Enclosed garden. Parking. Countryside views. York 7.4 miles; Hull 29.3 miles. (Ref. 1067002)

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3 nights from Wed 1st Jan £1225

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
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    4.8

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Charming detached stone cottage in popular village of Hinderwell, just north of Whitby. Well-presented open plan living area, off road parking nearby, small sunny courtyard. Local pub and shops 2 mins walk, beach 10 mins walk. (Ref. 942487)

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3 nights from Sun 29th Dec was £836 £672

  • Sleeps4
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    4.8

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A wonderful barn conversion resting in Manton, close to Marlborough, Wiltshire. Barbecue. Smart TV. Woodburner. Calne 12.2 miles; Newbury 21.4 miles. (Ref. 985228)

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3 nights from Sun 29th Dec was £1109 £910

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
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    4.9

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A charming, riverside cottage resting in Grosmont, North Yorkshire. Woodburning stove. Close to amenities. Riverside views. In National Park. EV charger. Whitby 7.2 miles. (Ref. 1060040)

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3 nights from Fri 20th Dec £411

  • Sleeps8
  • Bedrooms4
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    4.8

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Outstanding detached stone-built property, close to Durham city. Oozing character and charm with original features, flagstone flooring and exposed stonework. Two woodburning stoves. Hot tub. Durham 3 miles. (Ref. 919585)

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  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Hot Tub
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  • Baby-friendly

3 nights from Fri 20th Dec £1772

  • Sleeps5
  • Bedrooms3
  • PetsYes

    4.9

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This delightful detached cottage resides in Norbury near Bishop's Castle, Shropshire. WiFi. Pet-friendly. Garden. Electric fire. Nearby parking. Church Stretton 8.2 miles; Montgomery 11.9 miles; Shrewsbury 17.9 miles. (Ref. 1075003)

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3 nights from Fri 20th Dec £391

  • Sleeps9
  • Bedrooms5
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    4.9

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A well-positioned, five-bedroom cottage resting in Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire. Bedrooms with en-suites. Contemporary. Private garden. Off-road parking. Pet-friendly. Close to amenities and beach. Filey 11.6 miles; Scarborough 18.5 miles. (Ref. 1098042)

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  • Ground floor bedroom
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3 nights from Sun 29th Dec was £2819 £2116

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
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    4.8

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Beautifully converted stables with character features throughout in the centre of Sudbury. Offering comfortable accommodation for up to four guests. Ideal base for exploring this wonderful part of Suffolk and perfect for walkers and cyclists. (Ref. 989260)

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3 nights from Sun 29th Dec was £779 £606

  • Sleeps4
  • Bedrooms2
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    4.8

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A lovely two-bedroom cottage in Wrinehill in the parish of Betley, Cheshire. Hot tub. Electric effect log burner. Pet and child-friendly. Barterley Green 2.6 miles; Nantwich 8.2 miles; Crewe 8.3 miles. (Ref. 1094850)

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3 nights from Sun 29th Dec was £1195 £899

Looking for short breaks for Christmas? Perhaps you're in the market for a short break at New Year? You're sure to find something for you in this collection of festive breaks! Whether you're looking for Twixmas breaks, Christmas trips, or New Year's getaways, there is bound to be something for you here.

You're probably thinking, what is Twixmas? This word refers to the period between Christmas and New Year (27th-30th December) when you can take a much-needed break from work and obligations.

Why Short Christmas and New Year's Breaks?

Those who lead a busy lifestyle and want to make the most of Twixmas will easily find the ideal holiday home from this selection of short breaks between Christmas and New Year. This array of short break Christmas cottages rest near beautiful sights and festive activities without the need to go through the stress of travelling abroad, so you can enjoy a short but blissful stay with your family during this jolly time.

This collection of short Christmas breaks is also perfect for those who want to escape the everyday with their partner for a more intimate and peaceful winter getaway. The larger properties are ideal for families who want to get together and enjoy a New Year's celebration. Whatever your plans for this time, there is bound to be a property in this list that provides a superb base for you.

Places to Visit on a Short Break at Christmas or New Year

Visit the Scottish Highlands & Islands during your Twixmas break and discover the plethora of Christmas markets lining the streets of the historic cities. Or, try your hand at skiing in the Cairngorms National Park!

For a short festive break in a destination that will leave you feeling perfectly relaxed, choose the Cotswolds with its beautiful landmarks, including Blenheim Palace. Venture to Cornwall for a long weekend by the coast this winter, enjoying enchanting light festivals and towns hosting entertaining New Year events for all the family.

North Wales is also a fantastic place for a Twixmas holiday, especially for those outdoor enthusiasts that want to visit Snowdonia National Park. The North York Moors & Coast is a great location, in the National Park hosting the famed Christmas Pullman dining train. Here, you can tuck into a festive meal whilst soaking up beautiful views.

Types of Festive Holidays

If you're looking for a longer period of time away with your loved ones this season, this list of cottages for Christmas And New Year features some fantastic properties for you! Wanting to take advantage of your time off during New Years? Book a stay at marvellous New Year Cottages. If you're focusing on a trip away for the festive period, these cottages for Christmas will interest you. Those seeking a well-earned, peaceful break away from the hecticness of life this winter may prefer to browse this selection of Christmas lodges and cabins. Alternatively, secure a large cottage for New Year and bring the entire family along.

Find short/weekend breaks in the UK that you can enjoy all year round!