12/12/2011 08:19 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Cosy Cottages To Stay In This Christmas

If you fancy getting away from the Christmas chaos this year, it's not too late to pack your bags (and the mince pies) and escape to a cosy, countryside bolthole.

From rural romantic hideaways to luxurious party houses, here's our round-up of the best cottages to stay in over the festive period.