Best Festive Availability

Best Festive Availability

1st October 2020

No doubt about it, it's been a weird year and Christmas and New Year 2020 looks set to be a strange one too. So if you can, why not do something totally different this festive season? Instead of slaving away over a hot oven, you could be spending Christmas morning relaxing in a hot tub with a glass of something bubbly, or out for a walk on a remote and windswept beach. There are some amazing places free this Christmas and New Year, from luxurious glamping pods, to cosy cottages, to chic family houses. Here's our pick of the best festive availability.

Ring & Thimble

Penzance - Cornwall

Sleeps 2

A perfect romantic Cornish retreat - with exquisite interiors, beautiful gardens and a fabulous location near the West Cornish coast.


Sennen - Cornwall

Sleeps 4

A light, spacious and beautiful cottage that blends old with new, with stunning seaside views and a sheltered garden.

Dairy House

Lostwithiel - Cornwall

Sleeps 8

The old meets the new in this lovingly renovated country house, all set among the backdrop of the beautiful Cornish Boconnoc Estate.

The Red Barn

Near Bude - Devon

Sleeps 4

Stylish open plan barn conversion with a pretty garden, comfy bedrooms, and great access to the North Devon and Cornwall coasts.

Hillside Ashprington

Newton Abbot - Devon

Sleeps 4

Stunningly renovated 19th Century cottage near one of Devon's most celebrated wine estates, with two king-sized bedrooms


Keyhaven - Hampshire

Sleeps 6

Sleek, modern holiday cottage for six on the Hampshire coast with cutting edge amenities and super comfy furnishings.

The Merry Harriers Inn & Shepherds Huts

Hambledon - Surrey

Sleeps 2 per room

Enjoy luxury shepherds hut glamping at this charming and traditional Surrey pub with its own llama herd.

Willow the Wisp Cabin

Ticehurst - East Sussex

Sleeps 2

This luxurious woodland cabin brings a glamping vibe to the woods of East Sussex, complete with wood burner, dining terrace and gorgeous Hikki hot tub.

The Space at Milestone House

Brinton - Norfolk

Sleeps 4 +1

Stylish and modern holiday home in Norfolk that offers you an idyllic spot for your next rural retreat.

Cromwell's Hideaway

Raglan - Monmouthshire

Sleeps 2

A cosy romantic hideaway in the heart of Monmouthshire, this converted Shepherds Hut is cosy and cool with underfloor heating and stunning views

Little Harp

Old Radnor - Powys

Sleeps 5

Embrace the tranquility of the historic Welsh Marches in the charming 16th Century cottage, ideal for small groups and families alike.

Stamford Cider Huts

Stamford - Lincolnshire

Sleeps 2 per hut

Super comfy shepherd's huts on a Lincolnshire orchard offer couples an idyllic retreat in the country.

The Grey Shed

Crayke - Yorkshire

Sleeps 2

Sitting on the edge of the majestic Howardian Hills, this spacious contemporary barn blends Scandinavian-style simplicity with a comforting, homespun edge.

Peaks and Pods

Settle - North Yorkshire

Sleeps 2 +2

Beautiful camping pods, with luxe extras, nestled on the edge of the seriously stunning Yorkshire Dales.

Glenlockhart Cottage Edinburgh

Edinburgh - City of Edinburgh

Sleeps 4

Discover this luxurious 160 year old cottage hidden away down its own private lane just a stone's throw from the vibrant centre of Edinburgh

Ardoch Lodge

Strathyre - Perthshire

Sleeps 4 per lodge

Cosy log cabins set in enchanting woodland overlooking some of Scotland’s most beautiful scenery with 12 acres of grounds to explore.

Sound of Harris

Isle of Harris - Eilean Siar

Sleeps 2 per unit

Chic and contemporary mid century style holiday units, located in the remote splendour of the Outer Hebrides, a perfect retreat for just the two of you.

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