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Based in The Cotswolds, "The Holiday" is one of our favourite festive films

Been dumped? Share your story to win a festive cottage stay inspired by The Holiday

Independent Cottages Christmas Competition

Given that we specialise in UK cottages, it is no surprise that The Holiday – the festive movie which sees Cameron Diaz switch her swish LA pad for a cosy English cottage – is one of our favourite Christmas movies.

It can’t be denied that a cosy cottage makes for the perfect festive setting, as you snuggle up by the fire and enjoy some mulled wine while gazing out at the beautiful winter countryside.

That’s why, this Christmas, we are getting into the festive spirit and giving away an English cottage stay inspired by The Holiday to one lucky winner.

And in keeping with The Holiday theme, this competition is only open to entries from people who have had their heart broken this year.

Whether you’ve been dumped, ended a relationship that wasn’t working out, or realised you were lusting after someone who didn’t feel the same way, take a leaf out of Cameron Diaz’s book and mend your heart with a cottage stay in the glorious English countryside this winter.

Unfortunately, Jude Law isn’t provided. But what we can offer is a relaxing 3-night stay at a charming cottage in the Cotswolds. Plus you might bump into Kate Winslet as she lives in The Cotwolds.

Read on below to find out more about the fabulous prize on offer and how to enter.

What You Will Win

The prize on offer is an idyllic 3-night festive stay in a cosy cottage inspired by The Holiday ...

  • 3-night stay at Farthing Cottage in the Cotswolds for 1 person
  • Bottle of fizz on arrival
  • Box of chocolates on arrival

Farthing Cottage

The winner will be staying at the warm and welcoming Farthing Cottage in the Cotswolds, which will be beautifully decorated for Christmas at this time of year.

The friendly cottage owners will ensure you have everything you need for a comfortable stay, including chocolates and prosecco upon arrival to indulge in some ‘you time’.

This traditional cottage boasts a cosy log burning fire, four-poster bed, antique pine furniture, exposed ceiling beams, stone walls and heaps of old English character.

The cottage is just a short stroll from the quaint English market town of Stow-on-the-Wold home to an array of gastropubs, restaurants and independent boutiques for some Christmas shopping. The perfect setting for a picture perfect festive break.

How to Enter

To enter for your chance to win our The Holiday inspired cottage stay, simply share your story of heartbreak with us in the form below.

Make sure to read our terms and conditions before entering.

The competition is now closed.

...But you can search for holiday cottages in the Cotswolds to rent