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Our top 10 properties for the festive period

Stomp along the coastal paths, hop on the ferry for late night shopping in Padstow or cosy up by a log fire. North Cornwall is a magical place to enjoy Christmas.

Whatever your festivities involve, let us help you choose the right property to make this year one to remember. Here are our top picks for accommodation this Christmas and New Year.

Rockhaven Manor, Rock

Everything about this beautiful manor house exudes festive charm. Traditional fire places to hang your stockings, a grand entrance hall for the perfect tree and an elegant dining room to host the main event.

Sleeping 12, Rockhaven Manor provides a fantastic backdrop for your festive celebrations with family and friends.

Rockhaven Manor in Rock dressed ready for Christmas Stay at Rockhaven Manor this Christmas and enjoy a gift of Trevibban Mill Sparking Brut on us
The nearby church at Porthilly is a special place to visit at Christmas. Take in the beautiful views or attend a festive service.

1 Menague, Rock

1 Menague is perfect for a small, intimate family Christmas. With its plush furnishings, this cosy home for 4 is the ideal property to enjoy the Rock lifestyle this Christmas.

Hop on the ferry from Rock to Padstow, stock up on delicious local produce and do your last minute Christmas shopping.

Seahouse, Polzeath

Enjoy frosty mornings amid the crisp Cornish countryside at Seahouse, sleeping 10. Take in views of the ocean whilst you are wrapping up the pigs in their blankets in the stylish kitchen.

Walk off the Christmas roast with a bracing stroll to Pentire Point, The Rumps or even further if you're feeling energetic.

Chy Lowen, Daymer Bay

Enjoy a tranquil Christmas at Chy Lowen with beautiful views across the Cornish countryside. Sleeping 10, this stylish property is just moments from the beach at Daymer Bay.

On a crisp winter's day, why not head down to Daymer Bay. Pack a thermos and challenge your group to build a fire on the beach.

Appleby, Daymer Bay

Spend Christmas in pure style at Appleby, sleeping 10. Enjoy a Christmas lunch together around the statement dining table and afterwards retreat to the lounge and cosy up by the wood burner.

Discover the hidden gem of Greenaway beach. Here you might be lucky enough to have the beach all to yourselves for a Christmas stroll.

Stepping Stones, Polzeath

Sleeping 12 guests, Stepping Stones is a beautifully stylish property to spend a memorable Christmas beside the sea. Against a grey feature wall in the lounge nestles a modern log burner, ideal for warming up after a lovely wintery walk.

The nearby Polzeath beach is dog friendly out of season so enjoy a brisk walk with your pooch and watch the waves crash in.

Orchard House, Rock

Sleeping 10, Orchard House is the perfect place to celebrate New Year on the north coast, with an unbeatable location in Rock and stunning views across the estuary to Padstow.

View of The Estuary from Orchard House, a self-catering holiday home in Rock, North Cornwall. The view from Orchard House makes a beautiful backdrop to your own private New Year's Eve celebrations
Watch the Padstow Christmas Festival fireworks from the comfort of your balcony at Orchard House.

Mesmear Farmhouse, Polzeath

Mesmear Farmhouse, sleeping 8, is the quintessential Cornish farmhouse, with plenty to keep the whole family entertained. Light the wood burner and relax in the cosy lounge or get outside to explore the grounds and meet the resident pigs.

There is nothing more invigorating than an early morning surf at Polzeath to kick-start your Christmas day.

The Woodshed, Rock

Sleeping 10, The Woodshed is the perfect place to experience Christmas in the heart of the Cornish countryside. Enjoy stunning views of the Camel Estuary from the comfort of the cosy lounge with the fire crackling beside you.

With acres of private grounds you can wrap up and enjoy misty morning walks down to the estuary.

Tristram, Polzeath

Sleeping 14, this spacious and stylish house is ideal for a large celebration. The well equipped kitchen at Tristram, complete with a beautiful Aga has everything you could need for the perfect Christmas lunch or New Year's Eve dinner.

It's traditional (and apparently very good for you) to take an icy dip in the Atlantic Ocean on Christmas day at Polzeath.

If you would like more information on the featured properties or further options for a Christmas or New Year break, please call us on 01208 869090.

For more inspiration, you may want to take a look at our blog; Top 10 properties for large groups.

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