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Large houses to rent for Christmas

Christmas is the perfect time to gather the family together for big feasts, games exchanging presents and watching Christmas movies. Why take turns hosting when everybody can enjoy shared responsbility in a gorgeous rented home in the country over Christmas. We have thousands of big cottages available, many of which accept pets so the whole family can come - and for your special Christmas booking why not enquire with owners to make sure the home is decorated for a magical break to remember.

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United Kingdom Cottages

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    • Big Cottages - Beautiful Carlisle Cottage S88469

    Beautiful Carlisle Cottage

    Cumbria Carlisle District Carlisle

    S88469

    Ideally placed for exploring the mountains and lakes of the Lake District and the history of Carlisle.
    This truly beautiful, detached house is set in a private development in the grounds of Holme Eden Hall. The house is beautifully presented...

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    • Big Cottages - Beautiful Tavistock Cottage S84121

    Beautiful Tavistock Cottage

    Devon West Devon District Tavistock

    S84121

    S84121 is in a rural location yet within easy reach of beaches, Dartmoor and many other attractions of Devon and Cornwall.
    Although located just minutes from the main east-west A30 trunk road right on the Devon/Cornwall border, a winding cou...

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    • Big Cottages - Attractive Weymouth Apartment S42548

    Attractive Weymouth Apartment

    Dorset Weymouth and Portland District Weymouth

    S42548

    Located just a short stroll from the buzzing seafront, this property makes for a great family holiday.
    Just 200 yards from the seafront at Weymouth, with wonderful views over the bay and onto Portland, this first floor holiday apartment for ...

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    • Big Cottages - Stunning Glasgow Cottage S102915

    Stunning Glasgow Cottage

    Glasgow City Glasgow

    S102915

    S102915 is on the edge of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and just 5 miles from the shores of the loch. In a wonderfully open rural setting with wide horizons and views of Ben Lomond, this detached house is accessed by a long private f...

    Sleeps 10

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    • Big Cottages - Attractive Annan Cottage S85559

    Attractive Annan Cottage

    Dumfries and Galloway Annan

    S85559

    Set on a working farm, with striking views over the surrounding countryside, this property is ideally located to discover the region’s culture and heritage.
    With beautiful rural views, S85559 is a charming farmhouse located on a workin...

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    • Big Cottages - Stunning Taynuilt Lodge S23197

    Stunning Taynuilt Lodge

    Argyll and Bute Taynuilt

    S23197

    A truly magnificent spot surrounded by amazing scenery, this modern detached lodge is wonderful for the outdoor enthusiast.
    This truly excellent Scandinavian style lodge, set 30 metres above the River Awe and just half a mile from the Bridge...

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    • Big Cottages - Superb Bideford Cottage S18978

    Superb Bideford Cottage

    Devon Torridge District Bideford

    S18978

    This traditional barn conversion provides a high standard of furnishings while being close to many local attractions and coastal paths.
    Set within beautiful open countryside, in a peaceful rural village just 3 miles from historic Bideford, t...

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    • Big Cottages - Exquisite All Orkney Islands Cottage S22545

    Exquisite All Orkney Islands Cottage

    Orkney Islands Pierowall

    S22545

    Westray is a magical island where you can truly relax in the peace and solitude, yet the mainland is close by with lots to discover.
    Beautiful sea views. Beautiful sea views. These lovely holiday cottages, renovated to a good standard, enjoy...

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    • Big Cottages - Cosy Cowes Cottage S102814

    Cosy Cowes Cottage

    South East Isle of Wight Cowes

    S102814

    A great central base in Cowes, this terraced cottage is within walking distance of the beach, shops and restaurants.
    This quaint, Victorian terraced cottage is located in central Cowes. It is a short walk from the Red Jet terminal, marinas a...

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    • Big Cottages - Cosy Cambridge Apartment S24903

    Cosy Cambridge Apartment

    Cambridgeshire Cambridge District Cambridge

    S24903

    Enjoy at day at the races, punting on the Cam or National Trust properties all within easy reach of this first floor apartment.
    Ideal touring base. This well furnished, detached mews holiday apartment with its own fully enclosed walled garde...

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    • Big Cottages - Superb Bude Apartment S20447

    Superb Bude Apartment

    Cornwall Bude-Stratton Bude

    S20447

    Apartment enjoying lovely views, and just a short walk to the beach, and is the ideal base for touring.
    5 mins walk to beach, 10 mins walk to Bude. Just a short walk from the centre of Bude and its glorious beaches, S20447 enjoys stunning so...

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    • Big Cottages - Exquisite Wells Next The Sea Cottage S17662

    Exquisite Wells-next-the-Sea Cottage

    Norfolk North Norfolk District Wells-next-the-Sea

    S17662

    Spacious house with cycle store, in popular resort of Wells-next-the-Sea, pine woods and sandy beach nearby.
    This spacious detached house is set in a quiet location in the popular coastal holiday resort of Wells-next-the-Sea, with its busy f...

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    • Big Cottages - Excellent Mevagissey Cottage S21089

    Excellent Mevagissey Cottage

    Cornwall Mevagissey

    S21089

    This charming holiday cottage is set above the working fishing harbour of Mevagissey and directly on the South West Coastal Path. With views over the harbour and down the coast, and minutes from the shops, pubs and restaurants, this cottage pro...

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    • Big Cottages - Luxury Preseli Hills Cottage S127882

    Luxury Preseli Hills Cottage

    Pembrokeshire Boncath

    S127882

    Lovingly converted from an original farm, this end cottage of three lies 10 minutes’ drive from Cardigan.
    Taliesin is one of five traditional Welsh stone and slate cottages nestled in an idyllic spot with truly fantastic valley views o...

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    • Big Cottages - Cosy Callander Cottage S83422

    Cosy Callander Cottage

    Stirling Callander

    S83422

    Exceptionally well furnished for a relaxing holiday in a picturesque location with footpaths from the doorstep.
    This is a superb location for a family holiday, hidden away in Invertrossachs in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. You...

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    • Big Cottages - Cosy Port Isaac Cottage S20703

    Cosy Port Isaac Cottage

    Cornwall St. Endellion Port Isaac

    S20703

    Watch the sunrise and set over the sea, stroll along the coastal path and make S20703 the place where family memories are made.
    Beautiful views along the Cornish coast greet visitors to this single-storey, light and spacious property. Totall...

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    • Big Cottages - Adorable St Andrews Cottage S80276

    Adorable St Andrews Cottage

    Fife St Andrews

    S80276

    Escape to this wonderful, detached holiday home, nestled in the hills of the beautiful, rolling countryside of north Fife.
    This is an ideal location for family gatherings and special occasions, with a large formal dining room that has been t...

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    • Big Cottages - Captivating Fishguard Cottage S88779

    Captivating Fishguard Cottage

    Pembrokeshire Fishguard and Goodwick Fishguard

    S88779

    Set in large grounds with woodland, S88779 is a spacious property with wonderful sea views and the coastal path close by.
    This lovely property, perched on the hillside, commands ‘picture postcard’ views out over the Fishguard Har...

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    • Big Cottages - Delightful Bude Cottage S90873

    Delightful Bude Cottage

    Cornwall Bude-Stratton Bude

    S90873

    With a welcoming open plan living space, this lovely barn conversion is the perfect base for an enjoyable get together for families or friends.
    This family-friendly farm is the perfect choice if you are looking for a rural retreat just minut...

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    • Big Cottages - Exquisite Gloucester Cottage S75206

    Exquisite Gloucester Cottage

    Gloucestershire Gloucester District Gloucester

    S75206

    Nestled within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this stunning property provides guests with a perfect location to sit back and relax in the hot tub.
    S75206 is a highly appointed black and white timber holiday home, boasting ...

    Sleeps 10

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    • Big Cottages - Lovely Morpeth Cottage S14628

    Lovely Morpeth Cottage

    Northumberland Morpeth

    S14628

    With a Visit England Gold Award, guests can experience country living from this magnificent property, set in a great location to explore the countryside and coast.

    A stay at S14628 of Capheaton Hall gives visitors an opportunity to exp...

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    • Big Cottages - Splendid All Northamptonshire Cottage S16702

    Splendid All Northamptonshire Cottage

    Northamptonshire South Northamptonshire District Paulerspury

    S16702

    Located in Heathencote, visit many towns and villages, including Towcester, Stony Stratford and Stratford-upon-Avon.
    Ideal touring location. This superb development of holiday barns (refs 29101, 29102, 29103, 29104, 29105, 29106, 29107, 2910...

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    • Big Cottages - Captivating Freshwater Cottage S14262

    Captivating Freshwater Cottage

    South East Isle of Wight Freshwater

    S14262

    Situated in a superb area with many top attractions, this single-storey property enjoys beautiful surroundings and an enclosed garden.
    This beautifully presented coastal bungalow is in a lovely, quiet location in the West Wight, a stone&rsqu...

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    • Big Cottages - Captivating Pooley Bridge And Northern Ullswater Cottage S85062

    Captivating Pooley Bridge and Northern Ullswater Cottage

    Lake District Cumbria Eden District Askham

    S85062

    A traditional 18th-century Cumbrian cottage, retaining many original features with beautiful panoramic views.
    A traditional 18th-century Cumbrian cottage with beautiful panoramic views, located in the small picturesque village of Helton. A p...

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