If you’re counting the cost of Christmas, you may still be able to afford a mini-cottage break. For just £99, a couple can stay for four nights from January 5 to March 23. (excluding weeks starting February 9 and 16).

Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire properties (www.coastalcottages.co.uk) include Abereifed Cottage, outside the village of Llechryd and Bwthyn Llechen, in the bustling centre of Fishguard and a five-minute walk from the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path (above).

Bigger properties cost an extra £49 per person for four nights. To book you have to call 01437 772760.