Best of British holidays for Christmas / New Year 2010

Top UK tour operator CV Travel has come up with its top choice British houses for Christmas and New Year, including an eco-friendly Welsh farm with its own private beach and a cosy Suffolk farmhouse.
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Oct. 12, 2010 - PRLog -- Fully catered Christmas in Cornwall, chef & housekeeper

Arrive into a ready made Christmas at Mill Rock House, near to the fabulous sandy beach at Polzeath on Cornwall’s Camel Estuary. Guests are welcomed with a large, decorated Christmas tree, a second tree for the kids to decorate, mulled wine, champagne cocktails and canapes on Christmas Eve, a feast of a Christmas lunch and a buffet on Boxing Day, all prepared by a chef  and housekeeper who clear up afterwards. This lovely stone-built beamed house, set in its own walled garden amid farmland, is available through CV Travel (020 7401 1086, over Christmas on a fully catered basis for £6,000 for eight guests, including breakfast and three course dinners each evening. Bracing walks on the nearby beach help work off excesses.

Rural Suffolk farmhouse with AGA for Christmas and New Year

Cosy up for Christmas and New Year in family-friendly Home Farm in the heart of the Suffolk countryside with its large farmhouse kitchen and AGA, 20 miles from the seaside town of Aldeburgh for bracing sea walks. The house comfortably sleeps 8 and is beautifully presented, while retaining its rural appeal, being set amid hundreds of acres of tranquil farmland. A week’s stay costs £1795 at Christmas and New Year.

Contact CV Travel 020 7401 1086,

Sussex barn beside the seaside for Christmas / New Year

Not quite a stable, but a beautifully restored Sussex barn, 10 minutes from a sandy beach, set amid the chalk downs of Ovingdean in East Sussex, but only 10 minutes drive from the bright lights and Christmas / New Year festivities in Brighton. Tythe Barn is available for Christmas and New Year for £3000 per week, for up to six to share.

Contact CV Travel 020 7401 1086,

Rolling surf and sea views from the bath

Gaze out over Cornwall’s rolling surf from the sea-facing Cliff Top House – even the bath has sea views - and enjoy the spectacular setting of a gorgeous Victorian family home, available for up to ten guests to enjoy Christmas and New Year. Cliff Top House house is cosy and warm for the winter months and its spacious interiors include a well-equipped kitchen and a projection cinema with DVD’s for curling up with a good film. Rental costs £5198 / week, but shared between ten, that’s just £520 per person.
Contact CV Travel 020 7401 1086,

New Year in a Cotswold Manor House

Get Christmas done and dusted then head for the Cotswolds where CV Travel has a gorgeous mellow stone manor house available for up to 8 guests from 28th December.  Set in its own formal gardens, the heavily beamed house is steeped in history and atmosphere and has wonderful oak four poster beds, wood panelling and even has its own suit of armour. Up to eight can share `The Manor House’ for £850 per night, allowing guests to choose the length of their stay.  Contact CV Travel 020 7401 1086,

Christmas / New Year in a Welsh eco-farm for up to 14 guests

Gather family and friends together for Christmas or New Year in a fabulous eco-friendly Welsh farm, where accommodation is divided between three beautifully converted farm buildings, just a few feet from each other, with a main dining room that’s large enough to seat up to twenty. There’s also a large sitting room where everyone can gather around the Christmas tree, or stroll in the five acres of grounds and the farm’s private beach on the Lleyn Peninsula, on the edge of Snowdonia National Park. The Barn, Cottage and Dairy at Beach Farm can all be rented for £2650 per week over Christmas and New Year.

Contact CV Travel 020 7401 1086,

Christmas in a cosy stoneCornish water mill or barn

For a cosy Christmas in Cornwall CV Travel has a choice of beamed stone Cornish houses in a lovely setting close to Port Isaac, Cornwall, and a half hour stroll to sandy beaches along a network of footpaths. Water Barn sleeps six and can be booked from 23rd December for £1060 / week, Water Mill sleeps eight and is a traditional stone barn with beamed interiors and seating for up to 14 in the dining room for a grand Christmas dinner. £1620 / week from 23rd December. Contact CV Travel 020 7401 1086,

For further information or images, contact Mary Stuart-Miller, 01403 738844,

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CV Travel was known as Corfu Villas when we started in 1972 offering villa holidays in Greece. 38 years later, we proudly present our collection of villas and hotels in some of the most sought-after locations in the world. Our team has first-hand knowledge of each property, and every CV Travel holiday offers 100% financial protection.
Source:Mary Stuart-Miller
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