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Firefly hideaway Situated on the dramatic coastline midway between Padstow and Newquay.
Those looking to escape the chaos of a big family Christmas can get away from it all in these quirky romantic retreats for two - a stable used by pigs, a Second World War sentry post, a Narnia-esque cottage and a prairie wagon.
Unique Home Stays, which specialises in unusual holiday lets, still has some properties available for Christmas for anyone who wants to avoid the in-laws and dodge a day of present-swapping and cracker-pulling.
Once a stable on a family farm and home to the family's two pigs, Firefly was built from scratch on the existing footprint of the stable in the style of a traditional woodcutter's hut at a cost of about £150,000.