Big Savings on New Year Escapes with Premier Cottages
Luxury self-catering collection Premier Cottages is offering some super savings on New Year stays
Save up to £2155 at Higher Wiscombe, Devon
Located in a stunning rural setting in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Higher Wiscombe features four dog-friendly cottages in 52 acres of rolling countryside just four miles from the Jurassic Coast and close to the beaches of Beer, Sidmouth and Branscombe.
The elegantly refurbished cottages feature beautiful exposed beams, brickwork and stylish modern furnishings in abundance. There’s EV charging onsite plus a games room with Jacques table tennis and table football. Catering can also be arranged.
Higher Wiscombe’s Flint sleeps six and has a four night stay for £1150, saving £900. Thatched also has a four-night stay for six for £1250, saving £900 and a three night stay is £1150, saving £845. The largest property The Winery can accommodate 20, here a four night stay is £5550, saving £1800 and a three nights stay is £4995, saving £2155. Prices are for arrival on 30th December. Cottages can be booked together for larger groups and The Winery can dine up to 34. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01404 871 360)
Save £958 at Toad Hall at Eaton Manor, Shropshire
Located in the heart of Shropshire, Eaton Manor’s Toad Hall is a luxurious family and dog-friendly home for 14. There are many attractions within easy reach of the holiday house including Hawkstone Park and Follies which was the setting of the children’s Christmas classic, the Chronicles of Narnia. Guests will be welcomed with a host of festive goodies and the property will be beautifully decorated for the yuletide season. Visitors looking for something extra can take advantage of the additional services offered here, such as a private chef or wine tastings.
Close to ‘foodie’ Ludlow, medieval Shrewsbury and the Welsh borders, the property is just two hours from Manchester and three hours from London.
A three night stay in Toad Hall, which sleeps 14 guests in six en-suite bedrooms, is £3830, saving £958 for arrival 30th December. Two bedrooms are on the ground floor making them easily accessible for older or less mobile members of the party. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01694 724814)
Save £204 at Heath Farm Holiday Cottages, Oxfordshire
Heath Farm Holiday Cottages is home to five award-winning luxury self-catering properties that have been lovingly converted from old stone farm buildings set in 70 acres of meadow and private woodland. Ideally situated for exploring the Oxfordshire Cotswolds the cottages are filled with furniture and fittings made by Cotswolds craftsmen in English hardwoods, much from the farm’s own trees. Heath Farm’s woodlands and wildflower meadows are home to rabbits, hares, badgers, squirrels, roe deer and muntjac as well as a variety of birds. For colder days there is a games room equipped with darts board, pool and table tennis tables. There's also a projector for film nights plus board games, wooden toys and train track. The picturesque village of Great Tew, home of Soho Farmhouse is a short drive away.
A four night stay in sleeps two property Beechnut arriving 30th December is £649, saving £204. Other cottages are also available. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01608 683270)
Save £279 at Breamish Valley Cottages, Northumberland
Breamish Valley Cottages features a range of traditional stone built country cottages in the Cheviot Hills near Alnwick on the edge of Northumberland National Park. Facilities are extensive with tennis courts, a gym, sauna, steam room and hot tub. Families will love the adventure playground and games room complete with table tennis and football.
A seven night stay in Breamish Valley Cottages’ Heron Hill for four arriving 28th December costs £1116, saving £279 and a four night stay is £892, saving £223. Further cottages sleeping four, six and eight are also available for New Year. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01665 578263)
Save up to £591 at the Airhouses – luxury lodges with hot tubs in Scotland
Set in hundreds of acres on an organic family-run hill farm, Airhouses features five luxurious, self-catering lodges, all with private hot tubs. Children and the young at heart can get up close to donkeys, alpacas, sheep, goats, geese and Shetland ponies here. There is also an abundance of wildlife to enjoy including deer, brown hares, buzzards, foxes, and a huge host of bird life.
Just 20 miles south of Edinburgh, the properties are ideally placed for exploring both the Scottish Borders with all its history, market towns, abbeys and castles as well as Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs. Each lodge is equipped to a very high standard, and comes with dressing gowns, towels, slippers and toiletries along with Smart TVs, Bluetooth speaker and 5G WiFi. The onsite Farm Shop stocks local produce and handy high quality ready meals for easy cooking.
Arriving 30 December, a week’s stay in The Ramsay for four is £1498.50, saving £351.50. A week’s stay in The Lamont for six guests is £2159, saving £591 and three nights is £1732.50, saving £192.50. A week in The Buchanan lodge for six is £2159, saving £240 and three nights’ stay is £1799, saving £200. Also, available is luxury holiday home Capercailie, which sleeps ten for £3599, saving £400 (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 07785 758375)
Saving up to £422 at Forest Barn Holidays, Gloucestershire
Forest Barn Holidays is a private hamlet of five luxurious barns set in 800 acres of woods in the Forest of Dean, on the edge of the Cotswolds. Over the festive period, the cottages will be decked with real Christmas trees with on-site hot tubs and log burners adding to the cosiness.
Guests can relax with a spa treatment or soak in the woodland hot tub and kids young and old will be kept entertained in the heated games room with its table tennis, air hockey, table football and choice of board games. There is also a woodland walk with a six metre swing over sloping ground. Foodies are spoilt for choice with three Michelin starred restaurants nearby, those who prefer to stay can book a private chef.
A three night stay in Brambles, a cosy bolt hole for two arriving 30 December is £635, saving £212 and in Meadow Byre with its vaulted roof and beams which sleeps four guests is £1153, saving £422 for a two night stay arriving 31 December. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01594 827311)