Christmas and New Year's Eve escapes

Penned on the 21st November 2023

Christmas and New Year's Eve escapes

Villages decorated with pretty Christmas lights, the scent of cinnamon and clove fills the air and there's a certain snugness in every pub, shop or home you walk into. Christmas truly is the most wonderful time of the year and we believe it starts from the 1st of December and runs right through until the 2nd of January! Take a look at our selection of hideaways with Christmas and New Year's Eve availability and get inspired to make this festive season the best yet! 

Christmas Getaways 

Christmas morning in bed with hot chocolates and presents

What could be more dreamy than to spend the festive period staying at a Unique hideaway? Stoke the fire, cosy up and spend some quality time together, whether as a family or just the two of you, dog in tow. We promise this will be a Christmas you will never forget. Continue reading to discover a selection of some of our festive favourites or take a look at our full collection of hideaways with availability for Christmas here


Y Berllan Hideaway | Pembrokeshire | Sleeps 4 | Dog-friendly | Wood-burner 

Cosy cabin in Pembrokeshire

Y Berllan is an enchanting log cabin nestled in a beautiful woodland glade on the Pembrokeshire coast. You really have the best of both worlds while staying here. Your cosy cabin is nestled within the forest floor, but is just steps away from the glistening ocean waters of Cwm yr Eglwys beach. There’s plenty of space to accommodate a family of four with a wonderful open-plan living and dining room, that’s just perfect for that all-important Christmas dinner. After your Christmas feast, enjoy playing board games in front of the fire or take the dog for a walk on the beach.


The Enchanted Wardrobe at Warleggan | Cornwall | Sleeps 5 | Hot tub | Dog-friendly | Wood-burner 

Family glamping with a hot tub in Cornwall

Why not break the Christmas tradition of staying in a cosy cottage and instead make the most of winter glamping at this family-sized shepherd's hut? Perfect for a young family looking for a unique place to enjoy the festive period. The Enchanted Wardrobe at Warleggan is positioned close to Bodmin Moor in the North of Cornwall. Enjoy a brisk winter walk by the ocean, or embrace climbing Cornwall's highest tor with your four-legged friend in tow, all before returning to light the fire and sinking into the heavenly hot tub... mulled wine in hand of course! Why not visit the amazing Eden Project during your stay? With an ice rink and festive events throughout December, a visit will be sure to put you and your little ones into the festive spirit! 


Rancher’s Hut | Devon | Sleeps 4 | Hot tub | Wood-burner

Warm wooden interiors of cabin in Devon

Warm, welcoming and oh so sumptuous, our soulful hideout guarantees a cosy Christmas, perfect for families or just the two of you. Oozing wild western charm and luxurious wooden interiors, the inside space has been handcrafted to perfection. It’s sure to make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Light the wood-burner on Christmas morning and enjoy a festive feast beside flickering flames. Before slipping into the luxurious wood-fired hot tub - perfect for starlit eves with a glass of bubbles in hand. As the night draws in, head down to the snug fire pit area for toasted marshmallows, staying cosy under soft blankets until the embers soften.


Foxy Loxy at Roe Wood | Cornwall | Sleeps 2 | Hot tub | Wood-burner 

Woodland cabin with a hot tub

Our hygge hideout oozes with festive magic. Nestled down an enchanting woodland path, encompassed by verdant green trees, it really sets the scene for your Christmas getaway. Foxy Loxy is just idyllic for those wishing for a slow, mindful Christmas, where the two of you can simply be in each other's company. Head out on a brisk coastal ramble, then return for some mulled-wine fireside, before tucking into a scrumptious cheese board. Starry night skies are made all the more magical with the luxury of your own secluded hot tub. Toast to a special Christmas and while away the hours amongst the bubbles. 


Annie’s View | Devon | Sleeps 3 | Wood-burner | Dog-friendly 

Warm red interiors of a cosy shepherd's hut in Devon

For those in search of a wholesome staycation this Christmas, look no further than Annie’s View. This spacious hut is perfect for young families, sleeping two adults and one child under 12 years old, not forgetting your beloved pooch! The hideaway itself is perched atop a peaceful meadow, where you are promised unspoilt vistas of the lush Devon countryside. Step inside the hut to be greeted with burnt orange tones and the warmth of the wood-burner, creating a cosy Christmas ambience -  your furry friend will love falling asleep next to the flickering fire on Christmas night. Frosty mornings are oh so beautiful here, watch as the winter sun glistens across rolling patchwork fields as you stay snugs inside. There's also a superbly equipped kitchen for whipping up those all-important festive feasts or if you’d rather eat out, you’re spoilt for choice of cosy pubs nearby. 


New Year’s Eve Getaways

Christmas cocktails surrounded by pretty fairy lights

Welcoming the new year at one of our serene sanctuaries is the perfect way to complete the festive season! Perhaps you will choose a hideaway with a hot tub, idyllic for the lovers of luxurious moments, or maybe a magical yurt with sea views is more your style? Here are our top choices for a New Year's Eve escape... 


Tresahor Lodge | Cornwall | Sleeps 4 | Dog-friendly

Cosy barbecue hut perfect for toasting marshmallows

Nestled in an enchanting quarry, Tresahor is like something out of a fairy tale. This is an idyllic hideaway for a family of four looking to spend New Year’s Eve in a truly magical setting. You can also bring your four-legged friends along with you. You’ll enjoy cosy evenings in the hobbit style barbecue hut, toasting marshmallows and getting snug by the warmth of the fire. Welcome 2024 with a dance under the stars, waving sparklers and toasting to all the excitement that lies ahead for the new year. Or, head into Falmouth town and be amazed by the magnificent fireworks display. 


Toby’s Hut | Dorset | Sleeps 2 | Hot tub | Dog-friendly | Wood-burner 

Dark green shepherd's hut with a hot tub in Dorset

With views of rolling pastures and nothing but the sweet sound of nature surrounding your colourful haven in the countryside, Toby’s Hut is the dreamiest escape to nature, close to the stunning Jurassic Coast. For the adventurous, why not welcome the new year with a wild swim? Pack yourself a flask of mulled wine to warm up with after defying the elements. For those who fancy a more relaxed festive getaway, Toby is the perfect fix with its bubbling hot tub, cosy wood-burner, and rustic fire pit, not forgetting the truly beautiful interiors. A kaleidoscope of colour fills this hideaway making your festive retreat to nature, an unforgettable experience. 


Mount Lookout | Cornwall | Sleeps 4 | Hot tub | Dog-friendly | Sea Views

Glamping pod in Cornwall with sea views and a hot tub

For those who are looking to escape the world and welcome the new year with a view of the ocean surrounding you, Mount Lookout is the perfect tonic. Truly romantic in every way, our clifftop glamping pod overlooks magical Mounts Bay and St Michael's Mount in the very far west of Cornwall. Once you arrive you will instantly fall in love with this salt-kissed retreat. Enjoy waking on New Year’s Day to glistening sea views that can be admired from your very own hot tub. This is an escape to nature that will truly soothe the soul. Mount Lookout is perfect for a romantic getaway, but can also accommodate a young family of four if you wish to bring the little ones along. Dogs are also welcome! Seeing in the new year at this magnificent location is the perfect way to set the scene for all that lies ahead...

There are two other hideaways onsite, Scenic Bay and Coastal Gaze, so if you fancy a getaway with friends these pods could be the perfect solution. Please note each hideaway has plenty of privacy from one another, so if you are looking for serenity in nature, you won't be disappointed. 


Lady's Well | Somerset | Sleeps 2 | Hot tub

Green shepherd's hut nested amongst nature with a lake

Lady's Well sits proudly in its very own Eden in the Somerset countryside. The enchanting landscape in which this heavenly hut exists, is just the perfect spot for the two of you to celebrate the welcoming of the new year! Think complete privacy, a bubbling hot tub, a cosy wood-burner and snuggly interiors! Watch the stars sparkle as you gather around the fire pit, baileys hot chocolate in hand. This hidden haven truly does promise the most restorative retreat to nature, so why not treat that special someone and end the year with a luxury getaway to this little wonder? 


Cinnabar Nest | County Durham | Sleeps 2 | Wood-burner | Dog-friendly 

Cosy cabin with firepit in County Durham

Our rustic-luxe cabin is ready to whisk you and your favourite person away this New Year's Eve. Cinnabar Nest is our dreamy little bolthole settled on a working farm in a peaceful pocket of County Durham. This cabin has been lovingly handcrafted using upcycled materials and is off-grid, perfect for the eco-conscious traveller. Spend your evening snuggled around the glowing fire pit, playing games and popping a bottle of fizz as the clock strikes 12. Wake up on New Year's Day and welcome 2024 in with a ramble across County Durham's unspoilt blissful countryside… sounds perfect to us! 


Stargazers Retreat | Isle of Wight | Sleeps 5 | Wood-burner | Outdoor bathtub

Outdoor bathtub beside firepit (left) and exterior of yurt (right)

Nothing says magic like our secret island escape… Stargazers’ Retreat. Settled on the Isle of Wight, this enchanting yurt promises a special getaway for all the family to enjoy. From coastal scenery to lovely eateries, spend your days exploring the wonders of the Island. Inside the yurt, you’ll be kept cosy by the warmth of the wood-burner and the bohemian furnishings provide a unique spot to unwind in. The little ones will love climbing the ladder to their mezzanine sleeping area, where they can wish upon a star through the Toono window. Whilst for the adults, two alfresco tubs are waiting for you to slip into under moonlight and toast to a happy, healthy 2024 with the one you love. 


Outdoor bubble bath with Christmas tree in the background

If you're searching for a special gift for a special person why not give the gift of a Unique hideaway? Or delve into our gift guide for some more festive gift-giving inspo...

We hope you have a truly magical Christmas and New Year! Whether you choose to celebrate at home with your nearest and dearest or you wish to escape off the beaten track with your loved ones, we hope the festive season is a special time for you! And always remember, you are never too old to search the skies on Christmas eve… 



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