Christmas cottage breaks in London and South-East

It is possible to stay in a holiday cottage just outside London and travel in by train.

christmas self-catering accommodation near londonChristmas is fast approaching, carol singers are a practising and Santa can be seen on the far horizon. It's time for illuminations, celebrations, fun and treats. Move fast to ensure yours turns out to be a cracker, not a damp squid, by organising a Christmas break away, in a superb holiday cottage.

There is a wide choice of super holiday cottages on offer, throughout the United Kingdom, but during this festive season, cottages within London and the South East of England place you most perfectly for enjoying the best of everything on offer in the capital and locally. Choose between an intimate, romantic niche, or if you plan to entertain, then there is a collection of more spacious cottages with stylish, well equipped, dining rooms and light filled conservatories that will intensify each one of those magical Christmas moments.

What to expect of London in the festive season

Try ice skating, see a pantomime or theatre show, take the children to meet Santa and try out all the toys at Hamleys, watch New Year's Eve fireworks at Tower Bridge.

ice skating at Somerset House in LondonOnce in the capital, experience the excitement of Christmas shopping in Oxford Street before putting in an appearance at the Somerset House rink in the Strand – definitely the place to be seen at this festive time.

Soak up the seasonal atmosphere further still, as part of the international throng, carol singing, around the gigantic Norwegian spruce in Trafalgar Square. Or maybe, the ladies in your party will be happier soaking up luxury beauty treatments at day spa, The Sanctuary in Floral Street. Meanwhile gentlemen, put your free time to good use choosing unique Christmas gifts and sumptuous delicacies, in nearby Covent Garden, until it is time, to whiz your newly beautified ladies off to Swan Lake at Sadler's Wells, followed by dinner at one of Islington's ultra-chic restaurants.

With children in your party then fun, fun, fun and a visit to Santa will be the highest priority. The latter we know has a full diary during December, but you can catch him at “the largest toy shop in the world”, Hamleys in Regent Street, where children will be absolutely dazzled by the sheer number of toys on offer. If you still have energy to spare, there is still more merriment to be had at Hyde Park's Winter Wonderland: circus, fairground rides, ice rink, Christmas market with gift ideas and treats for your Christmas cottage larder. And let’s not forget, the free enjoyment of the splendid illuminations of both Regent Street and Oxford Street, on the way.

Pantomimes and Christmas markets, both large and small, abound all over the South East and will get you into the Christmas spirit. “The Fonz” generation will enthusiastically line up a treat, for the whole family, at the Richmond Theatre, where Henry Winkler, will be attempting to be the mean Captain Hook, in Peter Pan.

As Christmas Day approaches carol singing takes on a special importance. Enjoy yours at the very grand Albert Hall, atmospheric Canterbury Cathedral, on street corners or simply sing your heart out in the privacy of your wonderful holiday cottage.

Ensure your Christmas, this year, is a truly magical and memorable experience, by staying at a superb Christmas holiday cottage.

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Christmas in the capital

Christmas time is the time of year for high spirits, and family fun, with many families that like to spend their Chrisms with their loved ones taking part in festive activities, there is no better place to be in the country at this time of year than the capital. With family Christmas activities, Santas Grottos, 'The largest toy shop in the word', and Christmas fairs taking place all over the city, you are guaranteed to have a wonderful family holiday here in the comfort of England's capital.

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