The best hotels, B&Bs and lodges for Christmas revealed

There may be nothing extra magical than a comfortable household Christmas, with an open fireplace, idyllic views and scenic walks in your doorstep. 

Escaping to a countryside bolthole is surprisingly reasonably priced when the associated fee is split between household or associates.

The worth per individual, per night time for this festive number of Christmas crackers begins from simply £15 – leaving sufficient cash to lavish on presents, video games and a good greater turkey…

1. Mill Home, Monzie, Crieff

Mill Home, Monzie, Crieff is on the border of the Scottish Highlands, a couple of 60-minute drive from Glasgow

The place: On the border of the Scottish Highlands, a couple of 60-minute drive from Glasgow.

Cosy credentials: The newly transformed Mill Home is about on the 4,000-acre Monzie Property, with winter walks aplenty. The festive package deal contains the cottage being embellished, wooden for the fireplace, home-baked treats and a tour of Monzie Fort. 5 elegant bedrooms – suppose velvet throws and heat tones – every come full with a flatscreen TV and en suite toilet.

Sleeps: Ten in 5 bedrooms.

Worth: £3,500 for seven nights, or £50pp an evening (monzieestate.com).

2. The Mill Meadow, Somerset

The place: Kingston St Mary, a fairly village close to Taunton, on the foot of the Quantock Hills.

Cosy credentials: Ten super-luxe eco-friendly lodges and cottages, together with the five-bedroom Robins Lodge, sit on a peaceable rural web site, a former plant nursery. Rent a sizzling tub for the week for an extra £95.

Sleeps: Ten in 5 bedrooms.

Worth: £1,066 for seven nights, or £15pp an evening (millmeadow.co.uk).

3. Moscar Lodge, Derbyshire

Called to the bar: The cellar bar at Moscar Lodge near the village of Bamford in the Peak District National Park

Known as to the bar: The cellar bar at Moscar Lodge close to the village of Bamford within the Peak District Nationwide Park

The place: Close to the village of Bamford within the Peak District Nationwide Park.

Cosy credentials: The Victorian Moscar Lodge has six bedrooms in the primary home and an extra 4 within the adjoining annexe, all set inside 6,00Zero acres of moorland. In addition to the prerequisite lounge with open fireplace and a wood-burning range, there’s an atmospheric cellar with a bar, snooker room, cinema room for exhibiting Christmas classics, a sauna, tennis courtroom and outside heated swimming pool (when you dare) for working off these festive energy.

Sleeps: 20 in ten bedrooms.

Worth: £9,500 for seven nights, or £68pp an evening (sykescottages.co.uk).

4. Trevose View, North Cornwall

The place: Between Widemouth Bay and Bude.

Cosy credentials: A shocking fashionable home set on one stage has jaw-dropping sea views from the decked terrace. Alternatively, snuggle up by the wood-burner and take all of it in by the floor- to-ceiling home windows within the hanging open-plan residing house. The coastal path, simply throughout the street, is ideal for a Boxing Day stroll.

Sleeps: Ten in 5 bedrooms.

Worth: £2,854 for seven nights, or £41pp an evening (helpfulholidays.co.uk).

5. The Oaks, Cumbria

The place: Bowness-on-Windermere within the Lake District.

Cosy credentials: Set amongst lovely woodlands on Excessive Lindeth Fell, the home has lately been renovated and features a cosy lounge, from the place you possibly can admire the spectacular views. There’s a beautiful fashionable kitchen, a video games room and two sizzling tubs, plus interval options together with a grand staircase and mullion home windows.

Sleeps: 25 in 12 bedrooms.

Worth: £7,950 for seven nights, or £45pp an evening (sykescottages.co.uk).

6. Timbers, Devon

The place: Newton Ferrers.

Cosy credentials: Timbers has idyllic views over the River Yealm estuary and a fairly lounge with open fireplace. There may be additionally a well-equipped kitchen for making ready Christmas lunch, and if cabin fever strikes, there are two good pubs close by.

Sleeps: Eight in 4 bedrooms.

Worth: £2,251 for seven nights, or £40pp an evening (helpfulholidays.co.uk).

7. The Parsonage, Worcestershire

The place: Ombersley, seven miles from Worcester.

Cosy credentials: With its sweeping driveway and hanging topiary, may there be a prettier place to spend Christmas? The wisteria- clad parsonage is surrounded by 12 acres of landscaped gardens that embrace a fruit orchard, ponds and arboretum. The six luxurious bedrooms supply views of the Malverns.

Sleeps: 12 in six bedrooms.

Worth: £7,450 for seven nights, or £89pp an evening (uniquehomestays.com).

8. Brownber Corridor, Yorkshire Dales

The place: Newbiggin-on-Lune, close to Kirkby Stephen.

Cosy credentials: This boutique lodge is obtainable for personal rent over Christmas. It has lately undergone a makeover however nonetheless features a wealth of interval options, together with fireplaces with ceramic tiles and stained-glass home windows. Company can anticipate a hamper together with home-made mince pies and a bottle of fizz.

Sleeps: 15 in eight bedrooms.

Worth: £5,950 for seven nights, or £57pp an evening (brownberhall.co.uk).

9. Drakestone Home, Gloucestershire

Drakestone House  is set on a ten-acre estate with a tennis court. The owners really go to town at Christmas, providing no fewer than four trees, table decorations in the dining room and twinkling lights outside

Drakestone Home  is about on a ten-acre property with a tennis courtroom. The homeowners actually go to city at Christmas, offering no fewer than 4 bushes, desk decorations within the eating room and twinkling lights outdoors

Pictured is a four-poster bed at Drakestone House. There are eight bedrooms and it sleeps up to 16 people

Pictured is a four-poster mattress at Drakestone Home. There are eight bedrooms and it sleeps as much as 16 folks 

The place: Stinchcombe.

Cosy credentials: The Arts and Crafts-style Drakestone Home is about on a ten-acre property with a tennis courtroom. The homeowners actually go to city at Christmas, offering no fewer than 4 bushes, desk decorations within the eating room and twinkling lights outdoors.

Sleeps: 16 in eight bedrooms.

Worth: £6,500 for seven nights, or £58pp an evening (drakestonehouse.co.uk).

10. Clarence Home, Suffolk

The place: Sibton.

Cosy credentials: To not be confused with the London residence of Prince Charles, this grand manor home overlooks a big lake. It ticks each field, with open fires, vintage furnishings, a plethora of reception rooms, a powerful eating corridor, a wine cellar and 14 bedrooms, most of which have roll-top baths of their en suites. There’s additionally a cinema room, a video games room, gymnasium and tennis courtroom.

Sleeps: 27 in 14 bedrooms.

Worth: £22,022 for seven nights, or £116pp an evening (thewowhousecompany.co.uk).

11. Forest Drove Cottage, Hampshire

The place: Hangersley, within the New Forest Nationwide Park.

Cosy credentials: Hunker down on this chocolate-box thatched cottage stuffed with old-world appeal. It comes with six bedrooms and 4 loos, an ethereal fashionable kitchen/diner extension and an enthralling sitting room with beams, lattice home windows and inglenook fire. There are two pubs and a store shut by.

Sleeps: 11 in six bedrooms.

Worth: £3,300 for seven nights, or £43pp an evening (shortstayhomes.co.uk).

12. Middleton Corridor, Northumberland

The place: Belford, 13 miles from Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Cosy credentials: Company at this magnificently restored Grade II listed 17th Century mansion shall be wowed by the ornate ceilings within the Nice Corridor, an open fireplace, and palatial eating room with a desk that may seat 24 folks. There may be additionally a video games room with snooker desk, whereas the attractive grounds of 30 acres embrace a boating lake.

Sleeps: 24 in ten bedrooms.

Worth: £6,819 for seven nights, or £41pp an evening (sykescottages.co.uk).

13. Dwelling Farm, Cornwall

Cosy: The exterior of Home Farm, which is a Georgian house near Porthleven in Cornwall

Cosy: The outside of Dwelling Farm, which is a Georgian home close to Porthleven in Cornwall 

The house has a formal sitting room with large marble fireplace and comfy White Company sofas, a five-oven Aga in the kitchen, and a separate dining room

The home has a proper sitting room with giant marble fire and cozy White Firm sofas, a five-oven Aga within the kitchen, and a separate eating room

The place: Close to Porthleven.

Cosy credentials: This Georgian home has a proper sitting room with giant marble fire and cozy White Firm sofas, a five-oven Aga within the kitchen, and a separate eating room.

Sleeps: Ten in 5 bedrooms.

Worth: £4,258 for seven nights, or £61pp an evening (boutique-retreats.co.uk).

14. The Limes, Buckinghamshire

The place: Nice Missenden.

Cosy credentials: Eager cooks will fall in love with the massive kitchen with double Aga on this lovely nation home. Take pleasure in open fires in the lounge and beautiful views throughout the Chilterns. There’s additionally a Swedish sizzling tub within the immaculate gardens.

Sleeps: Ten in 5 bedrooms.

Worth: £10,350 for seven nights, or £148pp an evening (reserving.com).

15. The Stunning Bunkhouse, Wales

The Beautiful Bunkhouse is a converted chapel beside the River Wye, which features an indoor tubular slide that shoots you from upstairs to the ground floor in seconds

The Stunning Bunkhouse is a transformed chapel beside the River Wye, which options an indoor tubular slide that shoots you from upstairs to the bottom ground in seconds

The place: Close to Hay-on-Wye.

Cosy credentials: One for a gaggle of (enjoyable) associates. This transformed chapel beside the River Wye options an indoor tubular slide that shoots you from upstairs to the bottom ground in seconds. There’s only one bed room, which has a super-king mattress and 12 single pod bunks. The hanging residing space incorporates a luxurious nook couch and wood-burning range.

Sleeps: 14 in a single bed room.

Worth: £2,709 for seven nights, or £28pp an evening (thebigdomain.com).