Big UK Holiday Cottages For Large Group and Family Holidays
Looking for large holiday cottages in the UK to rent? My Favourite Holiday Cottages has a wide selection of large independent holiday cottages in the UK offering group accommodation for families and friends at any time of year. Our large cottages sleep 8 or more people in 4 or more bedrooms. Big cottages and grand country houses offer spacious and well-equipped holiday homes perfect for extended family or dual family holidays. Large cottages are also popular for big groups of friends seeking spacious self-catering accommodation with lots of bedrooms in which to celebrate a special occasion such as birthdays, anniversaries, stag and hen parties and re-unions. Large cottages come in all shapes and sizes but beginning with at least 4 bedrooms and usually more. They can be castles, old Manor houses, farmhouses, barn conversions, windmills, contemporary beach homes or big town houses in historic cities all able to accommodate from 8-30 guests.
Use our search criteria to fine-tune your search to find the perfect large holiday property to rent for your needs, whether it is in the country in Kent, by the sea in Cornwall or the Highlands of Scotland. Booking a large holiday cottage directly with the owner makes it possible to obtain all the information you need to make life a little easier, whether arranging to have your grocery order delivered in advance through a local supermarket, or recommending a suitable caterer to prepare a special dinner for your sizable party. For helpful advice on planning and booking a large cottage holiday visit our blog '10 Top Tips For Finding and Booking Large Holiday Cottages' offering handy tips to help take the stress and uncertainty out of finding and booking a large holiday home.
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Rush House is a large, luxurious and pet friendly Isle of Wight holiday cottage with a hot tub sleeping 20 guests in 8 bedrooms near the seaside resort of Shanklin. It welcomes large families or groups of friends for traditional holidays, anniversaries and reunions.
8 Bedrooms - Sleeps 20 - View Listing
Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty,The large Broadway at Flagstone Farm offers a peaceful Cotswolds retreat for large families and groups. Pets welcome.
7 Bedrooms - Sleeps 16 - View Listing
Durstone is a large holiday cottage deep in the Herefordshire coutryside in the village of Pencombe near Bromyard. Sleeping 22 in 9 bedrooms (2 ground floor with shower rooms) this dog friendly house has a games room, bike storage and a large lawned garden with sandpit, outdoor furniture and BBQ.
9 Bedrooms - Sleeps 22 - View Listing
Offering beautiful views from its hilltop position in the beautiful Herefordshire countryside in Much Birch, Bryngarth is a large, and luxuriously furnished holiday cottage. The house sleeps 20 in 9 bedrooms (5 bathrooms) in a secluded rural location amidst 5-acres of private gardens and parkland.
9 Bedrooms - Sleeps 20 - View Listing
Standing in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales in West Burton, Flanders Hall is a large and impressive Grade II listed Georgian country house. This pet friendly holiday home in secluded rural surroundings is perfect for large family holidays or a get together with friends in the great outdoors.
6 Bedrooms - Sleeps 12 - View Listing
Meare Court, a beautiful listed Somerset farmhouse, sleeps max 14, with Wi-Fi and private hot tub. Own large garden, 5 miles Taunton, idyllic countryside location. Walks, cycling, Spa, catering, chef. Hen weekends, family groups. 3 miles J25 M5, Bristol 1 hr, London.
5 Bedrooms - Sleeps 14 - View Listing
A traditional Cumbrian farm converted to a comfortable Lake District holiday cottage for large groups or families. This pet friendly cottage sleeps 18 guests in 8 bedrooms with glorious views across the Lake District Fells near Lake Windermere and Staveley.
8 Bedrooms - Sleeps 18 - View Listing
A stunning Grade II listed Regency House, Clermont Hall in Norfolk was once owned by the Duke of Wellington and now offers luxury self-catering accommodation for 36 guests in 18 bedrooms. It includes an outdoor heated swimming pool, games room, snooker room, sauna and hot tub and extensive grounds
18 Bedrooms - Sleeps 36 - View Listing
Keil View House is a spacious and stylish Highland holiday cottage near Fort William with indoor heated pool, games room and large sauna. This pet friendly property is suitable for large families or groups of friends, sleeping 10 in 4 bedrooms (all en suite) all year round.
4 Bedrooms - Sleeps 10 - View Listing
The Hay Shed is a luxurious barn conversion sleeping 6-10 guests in a peaceful rural location close to the Norfolk Coast and Broads near Sherringham. This delightful holiday home has 3 bedrooms sleeping 6 plus 2 double sofa beds. Guests enjoy free access to the Woodlands Leisure Centre pool and spa....
3 Bedrooms - Sleeps 10 - View Listing
It may look Victorian, but Hartcliffe View is a large, sumptuously furnished, modern house in a rural location, standing in moorland on the edge of the Peak District near Penistone in South Yorkshire. This dog friendly holiday cottage sleeps 15. It has a games room and football pitch in the garden.
7 Bedrooms - Sleeps 15 - View Listing
This large Perthshire holiday cottage was built by the Duke of Atholl as a shooting lodge and offers beautiful rural views from its hillside location near Dunkeld. Riechip now offers pet friendly self-catering accommodation in 8 bedrooms for up to 16 guests. Perfect for walking or golfing holidays.
Tyddn Goronwy is a large and spacious Welsh Coast holiday cottage between Barmouth and Harlech Castle. The property sleeps 10 and enjoys shared seasonal use of a heated indoor swimming pool. A 10-minute walk to a big sandy beach, the spacious house is very nicely equipped and furnished.
6 Bedrooms - Sleeps 10 - View Listing
Award winning large 4-bedroom barn conversion - 5 star Gold. Free wifi - all on one floor, spacious ground floor bedrooms/wetrooms. Set on our rural farmstead in 19 acres of grass and woodland 2 miles from the historic town of Beverley. Arrive any day. Pets welcome. SEE OUR WEBSITE VIRTUAL TOUR
4 Bedrooms - Sleeps 11 - View Listing
Nestling in the heart of Dolgellau, a rural Welsh mountain village, Wenallt is a large and dog friendly Welsh holiday cottage that sleeps 14. This tastefully furnished house is perfectly located for holidays discovering Snowdonia, the Lleyn Peninsula and lies within easy reach of sandy beaches.
6 Bedrooms - Sleeps 14 - View Listing
This charming Grade II listed Shropshire holiday cottage in Bishop's Castle sleeps 15 in 6 bedrooms in the tranquil Shropshire market town of Bishop's Castle. Perfect for countryside walking holidays along the England Wales border for families or friends. Pets welcome.
6 Bedrooms - Sleeps 15 - View Listing
Set in Gosport, Hampshire's historic naval town on the Solent, Bury Villa is a large and spacious Georgian gentleman's house by the sea with a hot tub. It sleeps 19 in 7 bedrooms - a lovely holiday cottage for big families or groups of friends all year round.
7 Bedrooms - Sleeps 19 - View Listing
Standing within its own grounds in a secluded rural location near the Forest of Bowland, Somerwood is a large, beautifully furnished House in Ribchester. Facilities such as a cinema room, billiard room, tennis court and hot tub, justifiably put it in the luxury holiday cottage category. Sleeps 16.
Enjoy the quiet, comfortable luxury of The Round Retreat, a large rural holiday cottage on the coast near Barnstaple in North Devon with an indoor pool & spa, tennis court, gym, spa and sauna. Sleeping 12 - 14 guests in 7 bedrooms, it is perfect for large or dual family holidays or celebrations.
7 Bedrooms - Sleeps 13 - View Listing
Doirlinn House is a large and pet friendly country house with sea views in Kilchoan village. It offers self-catering holidays on the west coast of Scotland for large families and groups of friends on the beautiful Ardnamurchan Peninsula in Inverness-shire. Doirlinn sleeps 11 in 5 bedrooms.
5 Bedrooms - Sleeps 11 - View Listing
A large detached holiday house in the South Devon village of Kingskerswell. Harewood House sleeps 10 guest in 5 bedrooms and has a superb Games Room. This spacious, dog friendly holiday cottage lies within easy reach of Torquay, Teignmouth and Paignton.
5 Bedrooms - Sleeps 10 - View Listing
Deerclose is a large Yorkshire Dales Farmhouse offering self catering accommodation for large families and groups of friends in the tiny village of Horsehouse near Leyburn in Coverdale. This characterful farmhouse, high up on the fells, offers stunning rural views of the Dales countryside.
Huge Cornish house on the banks of the River sleeping up to 10 in 5 bedrooms with 4 bathrooms. Facilities include Media room, Wi-Fi and parking. One well behaved dog is welcome. The beach and watersports centre is just a minutes walk away
5 Bedrooms - Sleeps 10 - View Listing
Hidden Valley is a beautiful, large family house with heated outdoor pool in a secluded rural location near the village of Box, between Bath and Chippenham. Sleeping 16 guests, the house is set in 8 acres. Recently fully refurbished, it offers a luxury, pet friendly holiday home.
6 Bedrooms - Sleeps 16 - View Listing
Rosehill is a characterful and child friendly holiday cottage accommodating large groups, sleeping 20 in 8 comfortable bedrooms, all with en suite bathrooms in a rural hamlet a few miles from Market Drayton in Shropshire.
8 Bedrooms - Sleeps 20 - View Listing
Large holiday cottages with plenty of bedrooms will often display floor plans on their websites (there's a link to each cottage's own website on their listing). This makes it much easier to work out the sleeping accommodation before you book. Don't forget to ensure there are sufficient ensuite bathrooms for everybody. Large holiday houses tend to be very well equipped to ensure the needs for all guests are provided for. The larger the property, the more likely it is to have additional facilities not found in smaller properties such as satellite TV, hot tubs, a games barn and swimming pools. If you are interested in renting a big house listed here and want to know more - just click the link to its website, send them an e-mail enquiry or pick up the phone and get an immediate answer from the owner. The bigger the cottage the more popular it is likely to be at Christmas and the New Year, so you may need to book holidays and celebrations for this period as far in advance as possible.