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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.

Group on Polzeath beach

Rockhaven Manor

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 in to the plush sofas and share tales of the year gone by before welcoming in the New Year surrounded by your closest friends and family. 

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
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2 The Old Bakehouse

Sleeps 4

The charming village of Port Isaac is a lively and atmospheric place to see in the New Year. Famous for its excellent seafood restaurants including Nathan Outlaw's Fish Kitchen. Here you can indulge in a seafood supper before joining the locals in the charming harbourside pubs to sing in the New Year. At 2 The old Bakehouse you are just moments from the action. 

Port Isaac, North Cornwall
The Fish Kitchen, Port Isaac, North Cornwall
2 The Old Bakehouse, a self-catering holiday home in Port Isaac, North Cornwall
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Weaver's View

Sleeps 12

At Weaver's View you are just moments from the golden sands of Polzeath beach and can enjoy panoramic sea views from almost every room. Stroll in to Polzeath village to celebrate New Year's Eve at one of the beachside restaurants such as The Waterfront or for a quieter night retreat to the cosy TV room and snuggle up with your favourite Christmas film. Wake from your slumber on New Year's Day to the roaring sound of the winter ocean.

Weaver's View, a self-catering holiday home in Polzeath, North Cornwall
Weaver's View, a self-catering holiday home in Polzeath, North Cornwall
New Year's Eve in North Cornwall
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Appleby

Sleeps 10

At Appleby you are within easy reach of Daymer Bay and Polzeath. Whether you want to head out for a New Year's Day stomp, surf the waves at Polzeath or just relax by the fire, Appleby makes the perfect base. Walk off the festive indulgences with a scenic stroll down to nearby Greenaway beach or walk across Daymer Bay and head to Rock for a relaxed lunch overlooking the Camel Estuary at the Blue Tomato Cafe.

Appleby, a self-catering holiday home in Daymer Bay, North Cornwall
Greenaway beach, North Cornwall
Appleby, a self-catering holiday home in Daymer Bay, North Cornwall
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Kate Cottage

Sleeps 5

Cant Farm boasts a magical location offering tranquillity and rejuvenation to those lucky enough to visit. With private woodlands and extensive grounds that hug the Camel Estuary, you can wander through the trees and choose a quiet spot to watch as the tide rises and falls in the estuary. Kate Cottage has stunning estuary views and makes a perfect bolthole for those looking to get away from it all after Christmas.

Walkers in Polzeath, North Cornwall
Cant Farm, Rock, North Cornwall
Kate Cottage, a self-catering holiday home in Rock, North Cornwall
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Seabreeze

Sleeps 8

With a fantastic central location in Polzeath, Seabreeze is perfect for families looking for an action-packed escape. You can be on the beach in moments via the coastal footpath, don your wetsuit for a surf amongst the famous white rollers of Polzeath or take a jaunt along the coastal footpath towards Pentire Point. Head back to Seabreeze to warm up with a steaming hot shower and stretch out by the wood burner.

Surfer on Polzeath beach
Seabreeze, a self-catering holiday home in Polzeath, North Cornwall
Story time at Seabreeze, a self-catering holiday home in Polzeath, North Cornwall
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Buzza Vean

Sleeps 11

Buzza Vean's grand social spaces and beautiful large kitchen make it the perfect place to host a New Year's Eve soirée. Hire in a local catering company such as Angels in the Kitchen or Fee's Food to prepare delicious food whilst you are free to play host to friends and family and really focus on quality time. 

Group with sparklers in North Cornwall
Buzza Vean, a self-catering holiday home in Rock, North Cornwall
Entertaining on New Year's Eve at Buzza Vean, a self-catering holiday home in Rock, North Cornwall
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1 The Sands

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

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 blankets.  

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
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The Crispin

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 Nathan Outlaw'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 in to the air from Padstow and the colours reflect in the estuary waters below.

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