GOING away at Christmas can be a much more relaxing experience, when you don’t have to worry about cleaning up after Xmas dinner.
There are some great cottages and homes you can still rent for the week during the festive period – and many are putting on something extra for guests.
While many cottages will decorate them with Christmas trees and decorations, some are offering hampers of food, mulled wine and fizz.
Some even have little treats and gifts for guests.
Premier Cottages has revealed some of the best places you can stay this Christmas for a festive getaway – here are some of the best.
Red Doors Farm in Devon is home to a number of livestock which kids can visit and play with, while there is also an indoor swimming pool and play area, including a wooden fort.
Cottages will be decorated for the festive season and guests will be welcomed with a hamper of goodies as well
Seven nights start from £1,945 for six people, working out to £46 per person, per night.
Close to Wells and Cheddar is Cossington Park, with 22 acres to explore on the Cossington Park estate.
Park Cottage will be decorated for Christmas and guests will be welcomed with a festive hamper including champagne to toast.
Seven nights start from £1,887 for six people, working out to £45 per person, per night.
Set across 12 acres of farmland, Thatch Close Cottages is great for adventures with a nearby Go-Ape for all the family to visit.
Not only will the cottage be decorated, and you’ll get a festive welcome pack, but any dog guests will get a goodie bag too.
Seven nights start from £840 for two people, working out to £60 per person, per night.
While staying at Eaton Manor, you should visit Hawkstone Park and Follies, which was the setting of the Chronicles of Narnia.
The owners will also leave a number of festive treats including mince pies as well as presents from Santa and you can enjoy a Christmas Eve carol service at Eaton Manors church as well.
Seven nights start from £630 for three people, working out to £30 per person, per night.
Built in 1670, Culls Cottage is a Cotswold house with underfloor heating and wood burners to keep warm this winter – there is lots to do within walking distance too, including a visit to Blenheim Palace and Cotswold Wildlife Park.
Guests also get a free bottle of champagne and Christmas crackers when staying during the festive period.
Seven nights start from £2,682 for six people, working out to £63 per person, per night.
On the edge of the Peak District National Park is Hopton Hall, which has a huge paddock with football goals, as well as volleyball nets and an indoor swimming pool.
Book during Christmas and you will be greeted with mulled wine and chocolates, as well as festive decorations throughout the house.
Seven nights start from £876 for four people, working out to £31 per person, per night.
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