There is something very special about the festive season from Christmas trees and carol services to the general merriment exuded by many throughout the period but what really makes Christmas special is children’s excitement at the arrival of Santa Claus.
This December why not make your little one’s Christmas extra special and book a holiday to Devon with holidaycottages.co.uk and bring them to meet Santa Claus on his special steam train grotto, Santa by Steam.
Little Barley cottage in Bigbury-on-sea is ideally located for those hoping to explore the South Devon coast with its wide range of National Trust properties and also hoping to take their little one to visit Santa on his steam train grotto where the parents will be equally happy with the mince pies and mulled wine served aboard the grotto train.
Guests can take winter walks along the beaches of the English Riviera before heading back to their rural cottage with its long private driveway surrounded by beautiful woodland to their well equipped kitchen where they can rustle up a hearty evening meal. A four night stay from 18 December costs £782.
House Martin Cottage is a children’s dream cottage, featuring both a shared pool and games room kids will not experience a moment’s boredom. Nearby lies Torquay and Dartmouth two busy towns with nice shops, restaurants and cafes, perfect for treating yourself and your family before Christmas. The kids will love the Crealy Adventure Park, and you are only a forty minute drive from Buckfastleigh where you can book a trip on the Santa Steam Train.
This two bedroom apartment features a woodburner where guests can unwind after a day of Christmas shopping and activities. A four night stay from 18 December 2014 costs £818.
Thorn Farm Barn in Totnes is the perfect setting for an extended family looking to celebrate Christmas early. This five bedroom house sleeps 10 people and offers games and play facilities for the kids and a snug/TV room with a flat screen TV/DVD. Nearby guests can explore the National Trust property and former home of Agatha Christie at Dittisham on the banks of the River Dart.
Guests can also bring their dog on their festive getaway for £3 a day. A four night stay from 18 December costs £1,997.
To book a stay at any of the properties mentioned or for more information on other holiday cottage deals visit www.holidaycottages.co.uk/devon or call 01237 426 256.
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