10 Small Towns Across the UK & Ireland that are Fantastic for a Winter Break!
1. Whitby, North Yorkshire
Whitby is filled to the brim with history just waiting to be explored! Gulls Cry Cottage dates back to the 17th Century and is in a great location for exploring this beautiful seaside town.
Gulls Cry Cottage, Whitby, North Yorkshire
2. Aberaeron, Ceredigion
Visitors to this historic town will love taking crisp coastal walks along Ceredigion's ancient coastline. Rhiwgoch Farm is a great place to stay and offers guests beautiful views over Cardigan Bay.
Rhiwgoch Farm Holiday Cottages, Aberaeron, Ceredigion
Bakewell has an idyllic riverside location & is the largest town in the Peak District National Park. Guests can visit the impressive Chatsworth House which turns into a magical winter wonderland during the colder months.
Bloomfield House is located above a famous tart shop. Where better to stay in a town made famous for its pudding?
Bloomfield House, Bakewell, Derbyshire
4. Portree, Isle of Skye
This beautiful harbour town is surrounded by nature, make sure you visit the distinctive Old Man of Storr during your trip! Gleniffer House is a wonderful place to stay & has a great location overlooking the bay.
Gleniffer House, Portree, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides
5. Kilkenny, County Kilkenny
With Irish heritage, great nightlife & a whole mile of medieval marvels, Kilkenny is a wonderful place to visit in Ireland. The Thatched Cottages at Wallslough Village offer homely accommodation full of Irish charm!
Thatched Cottages at Wallslough Village, Wallslough, Kilkenny, Co Kilkenny
6. Shanklin, Isle of Wight
This traditional seaside town on the Isle of Wigh is ideal if you're looking for a classic British holiday. Direct rail links from London are only 2.5 hours making this an ideal location for all year round short breaks as well as longer holidays. Lyon Court offer fantastic special offers throughout winter!
Lyon Court, Shanklin, Isle of Wight
7. Aviemore, Inverness-shire
Why not take a skiing trip to Scotland this winter? Situated in the Cairngorms National Park, this town offers beautiful scenery & an abundance of activities to be discovered. Birchview is a great place to rest your head after a day exploring this magical town.
Birchview, Aviemore, Inverness-shire
8. Portrush, Co Antrim
Set on a mile long peninsula with a castle & gorgeous beaches, this is a great town for those that love walks along the coast. Maddybenny Mews is the perfect base for walkers as it's surrounded by miles of open countryside.
Maddybenny Mews, Portrush, Coleraine, Co Antrim
9. Totnes, Devon
This pretty Devonshire town has a beautiful riverside setting. Visit the wonderful Christmas markets for some festive shopping! If you're looking for a romantic break, book a cosy break for two at the Little Riverside Cottage.
Little Riverside, Totnes, Devon
10. Rye, East Sussex
Explore Rye's medieval streets and timbered houses during your stay at 2 Stonework Cottages this winter.
2 Stonework Cottages, Rye Harbour, Rye, East Sussex
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