A Christmas Cottage Break in Yorkshire

The most wonderful time of year deserves an equally magical festive setting. Celebrate with a Christmas break in characterful and decorated Christmas cottages or lodge, where you can relax in a luxury home from home.

For a festive getaway with the one you love, or for a large cottage to rent that is big enough for the whole family, you will find plenty of choice in our collection. Our luxury Yorkshire holiday decorated Christmas cottages sleep from 2 to 28, and they are fully equipped so you can escape the pressures of preparing the perfect setting. There’s no need to worry about seating arrangements, having enough cutlery and toiling over a hot stove – go away and it’s everyone’s job to muck in! If you’re also looking ahead to the New Year, one of our gorgeous properties is ideal for you/

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A Romantic Retreat...

Feathered Nest

Whether you want to sip champagne in style or snuggle up in front of a Christmas movie together, Feathered Nest is the perfect rural retreat to spend quality time together this festive season…

Open your Christmas presents in the beautifully decorated open plan living space, or bring in the new year with a bottle of bubbly in this stylish abode . This year, do it in style.

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Luxury Christmas Lodges...

Our luxury lodges by the lakeside near Richmond, North Yorkshire offer a traditional family Christmas. Fantastic large houses to rent for the Christmas break in the Yorkshire Dales, and around Leyburn, Richmond and Stokesley will be sure to spoil the little ones with decorations aplenty. Why not book Greenbank Barns, the ultimate Christmas celebration house, sleeping up to 26 guests. For smaller groups, our cosier Christmas cottages are all beautifully decorated and full of fabulous features. We even have a collection of dog-friendly holiday homes and cottages with hot tubs making a perfect spot to celebrate with a glass of bubbly!

Enjoy the magic of the season; there are many markets, grottos, and carols on the doorstep to take in during your stay. Nestle into your country retreat with open fires after the perfect winter stroll or spend it enjoying the hustle and bustle of the many pretty towns. With so much to see and do in and around Yorkshire’s market towns, we know you will find your perfect spot to enjoy a Christmas break in England.

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Things to do at Christmas...

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The Garden Room at Tenants Christmas Fair

The Garden Rooms at Tenants in Leyburn are hosting A Winter Wonderland Christmas Fair in association with the Living magazine. The entry to the Christmas fair is free, there are a number of luxury stalls that you can visit and purchase from. Looking for the most charming Christmas gift for a loved one? Take your pick from the variety of stall that will be available. Cashmere, leather, jewellery and home ware… just to name a few.

Polar Express

The Polar Express

Every Christmas the Wensleydale Railway welcomes the magical Polar Express Train Ride to North Yorkshire. Bringing with it a touch of magic to the local area and creating festive memories that will last a lifetime. Based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg and the 2004 iconic film, The Polar Express Train Ride recreates the story of one boy’s adventure to the North Pole on Christmas Eve.

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Winter Walks at Fountains Abbey

This Christmas why not escape the hustle and bustle of the high street and enjoy some time in a luxury Christmas cottage in Yorkshire. Wrap up warm and explore the Winter Wonderland at Fountains Abbey. The abbey is lit in rainbow colours, and under the grand columns of the nave and listen to the choir or band in the Cellarium. On weekends, head to watch the deer feeding. Follow winter walking trail through the abbey and the Water Garden and head for mulled wine and mince pies are served to warm you up when you come back inside.

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Malton Christmas Food Market

Set in the market place, the Christmas version of the very popular monthly food market also has non-food gifts to browse. There are 100 stalls expected, with fantastic food, festive gift stalls, street food, live music, choirs and entertainment including Victorian themed fairground rides for the children. ​The Christmas market will be awash with all the festive foodie goodies that you would expect and some unique gifts and stocking fillers too.

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York Christmas Market

York is one of our favourite cities with medieval charm and wonderful buildings. At Christmas there are scents of spiced mulled wine and delicious food, making it a must-do. The St Nicholas Christmas Fair won Best Large Speciality Market at the Great British Market Awards in 2019 and the Shambles Market has a diverse selection of traders and unique crafts. There’s also a Yorkshire Winter Wonderland held near York’s Designer Outlet, which is fun for families.

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Piglets Farm

Take a day trip to York and stop off at Piglets Farm where a magical Christmas experience awaits. A Christmas sleigh will guide you through snowy trees and twinkling lights to arrive at Santa's woodland village, use Santa's magic key to unlock a toy from the toy-shop and choose your favourite gift from a huge selection. Enjoy plenty more at Piglets farm, including a elf show, Mrs Clause sweet shop, Festive treats and more...

Large Christmas Cottages

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Greenbank Barns

Three wonderful large cottages to rent in Yorkshire. Sleep 8 to 28 family and friends in absolute luxury, with space for everone to enjoy Christmas lunch together.

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Waterloo Lodge

This six bedroom house has amazing views, day and night. Fully decorated, and with lots of entertainment for all ages, it is a perfect Christmas break.

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Sun Hill Farm

Three luxury holiday cottages come together to sleep up to 18. A family friendly holiday spot, they also benefit from the nearby festive events in Leyburn.

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Take a look around Valley View, our latest luxury lodge at Sun Hill Farm. Perfect for a family getaway to the countryside in North Yorkshire... Available this NYE!

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