+44 1208 869090 Join our portfolio
Back to the journal

Top 10 properties for New Year

After the indulgence of Christmas, head to the coast to take in the fresh sea-salted air, stretch your legs or simply carry on the celebrations. Whether you are looking for somewhere for the whole family or hoping to steal away for a romantic rendezvous, take a look at our handpicked properties for a New Year getaway.

Rockhaven Manor, Rock

Sleeps 12

Rockhaven Manor is the ultimate space for entertaining. Enjoy a special feast in the elegant dining room by the glow of the fire and afterwards retreat to the lounge. Sink into the plush sofas and share tales of the year gone by before welcoming in the New Year surrounded by your closest friends and family.

Rockhaven Manor is available from 27 or 28 December.

Entrance hall at Rockhaven Manor, a self-catering holiday home in Rock, North Cornwall
Fireplace in lounge at Rockhaven Manor, a self-catering holiday house in Rock, North Cornwall.
Lounge at Rockhaven Manor, a self-catering holiday home in Rock, North Cornwall

Penhwedhi, Polzeath

Sleeps 4

Walk off the Christmas chocolates with a bracing walk to Pentire Point and The Rumps. From Penhwedhi it's easy to connect up to the South West Coast Path and the route from New Polzeath to The Rumps is a challenging and beautiful walk with plenty of stunning photo opportunities along the way. On your return to Penhwedhi rest your tired feet and recline with a warming cup of tea in hand.

Penhwedhi is available from 27 or 28 December.

The Retreat, Polzeath

Sleeps 8

At The Retreat you are just a short walk away from the golden sands of Polzeath Beach. On New Year's Eve Stroll in to Polzeath village to celebrate at one of the sea view restaurants such as The Oyster Catcher or for a quieter night in, cheers to the New Year with glasses of bubbly as you relax in the steaming hot tub in the privacy of The Retreat's garden.

The Retreat is available from 28 December.

1 Lowenna Manor, Rock

Sleeps 8

At 1 Lowenna Manor you are conveniently located to make the most of Rock's excellent shops and restaurants. You could head out for a leisurely brunch overlooking the Camel Estuary at the Blue Tomato Café. After brunch, jump on the passenger ferry across to Padstow. The short and scenic journey lands in the bustling harbour town where you can while away an afternoon by dipping in and out of the many shops and galleries.

1 Lowenna Manor is available from 28 December.

Lynam and Little Lynam, Rock

Sleeps 6 in Lynam and 6 in Little Lynam

Lynam and Little Lynam can be taken individually for a smaller family gathering or together to house 12 guests for a grander New Year celebration. Occupying a coveted position just above pretty Porthilly Beach, Lynam and Little Lynam are an ideal base for exploring Rock and the surrounding area on foot. Meander down the path to the beach and stride across the sand to discover St Michael's Church. At low tide you can head in the opposite direction along the sand towards Rock Beach and enjoy stunning views across the Camel Estuary along the way.

Lynam and Little Lynam are available from 27 or 28 December.

Solan, Polzeath

Sleeps 6 (+ 2 on sofa bed)

With a fantastic location in Polzeath, Solan is perfect for families looking for an action-packed escape, from here you can be on the beach in no time at all. Don your wetsuit for a surf amongst the famous white rollers of Polzeath or take a jaunt along the coastal footpath towards Daymer Bay. Head back to Solan to warm up with a steaming hot shower and then stretch out on the sumptuous sofas whilst admiring the sea views.

Solan is available from 27 or 28 December.

Surfer on Polzeath beach

Tamarisk Lodge, Daymer Bay

Sleeps 6

Tamarisk Lodge is the ideal base for a board game-playing, home cooking and coast exploring break. Spend your days wandering across the soft sand of Daymer Bay and spend evenings enjoying quality time with the family. As night falls after a day of exploring, curl up on the sofa with a glass of wine in hand and let the fire provide a comforting, crackling soundtrack for a relaxing evening in with your loved ones.

Tamarisk Lodge is available from 27 or 28 December.

1 The Sands, Polzeath

Sleeps 8

1 The Sands is a charming, family-friendly home set just a short stroll away from Polzeath Beach. Children will love chasing the Polzeath waves as they roll back and forth on to the shore. Afterwards, retreat to 1 The Sands, light the wood burner and gather by the fireside to warm little fingers and toes with a hot chocolate in hand.

1 The Sands is available from 27 or 28 December.

1 The Sands, a self-catering holiday home in Rock, North Cornwall
Family playing on Polzeath beach, North Cornwall

The Linhaye, Port Isaac

Sleeps 4

Steeped in history and romance, The Linhaye is a pretty stone barn conversion, located on the picturesque fringes of Port Isaac. It's the ideal place to hunker down for a cosy night in with a loved one. As night falls on New Year's Eve, enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner with the fire crackling in the background. At midnight, clink glasses and toast to the New Year, just the two of you snuggled up under the blankets.

The Linhaye is available from 28 December.

The Linhaye, a self-catering holiday home in Port Isaac, North Cornwall
Mulled wine in North Cornwall
Fireplace at The Linhaye, a self-catering holiday home in Port Isaac, North Cornwall

The Crispin, Rock

Sleeps 8

From The Crispin you can easily amble down the Rock Road to join in on the lively New Year's Eve celebrations in Rock. Book a table at The Mariners, where Paul Ainsworth's excellent food is complimented by Sharps Brewery's famous beers and ales in a cosy pub atmosphere. After a delicious dinner gather outside to watch as the fireworks shoot into the air from Padstow and the colours reflect in the estuary waters below.

The Crispin is available from 27 or 28 December with 15% off a week's holiday.

The Crispin, a self-catering holiday home in Rock, North Cornwall
Fireworks over the Camel Estuary in North Cornwall

If you would like further options for a New Year break click on the link below or call our friendly booking team on 01208 869090.

Article written by

Read about the latitude50 team

Share this article