Find Large Holiday Cottages in the UK to Rent
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Large holiday cottages offer sel-catering accommodation for large families or groups of friends in all seasons. They all sleep 8 or more guests in 4 or more bedrooms. Large uk country houses to rent for weekends or longer holidays in all seasons offer spacious and well-equipped self-catering accommodation perfect for extended family or dual family holidays. Large cottages are also popular for those seeking spacious self-catering accommodation for large groups in which to celebrate a special occasion such as birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, re-unions, stag and hen parties.
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My Favourite Holiday Cottages features a wide selection of large UK holiday cottages offering group accommodation for large families or groups of friends at any time of year.
Large holiday homes and country houses to rent come in all shapes and sizes. They can be castles, historic Manor houses, farmhouses, barn conversions, windmills, contemporary beach homes or big town houses, all able to accommodate many guests.
Situated a few miles from North Devon's beautiful beaches and a short drive from Exmoor, The Farmhouse at Wheel Farm near Combe Martin is the perfect place to take a holiday, surrounded by beautiful countryside. Guests have free use of an communal indoor heated swimming pool and tennis court.
Large, modern four-bedroom holiday home located in the desirable North Devon seaside village of Croyde. Sunset Beach accommodates up to eight, within easy walking distance of the beach and village centre. The house has an enclosed garden and gorgeous views of the countryside and ocean.
Bridesmere, a beautifully decorated converted Devon barn, in the Teign Valley on Dartmoor, sleeps 8. Bridesmere is one of 3 self-catering cottages at Clifford Barton which all have private fenced gardens, pet friendly, great for kids, 2-acre lake, 50-acre nature reserve and Games Barn.
Once a village pub, The Anchor has been tastefully converted to create a large Forest of Dean Holiday Cottage complete with a hot tub and games room. This family-friendly holiday home in Gloucestershire lies in a magical rural location in the Wye Valley. Pets welcome.
Superior large Georgian Style holiday cottage in superb York City Centre location. Overlooking the city walls, Baille Hill House comfortably accommodates 10 in 5 bedrooms,3 bathrooms, parking for 3 cars. All the York attractions are only a short walk away
Woodlet Cottage is an authentic and lovingly-renovated rural cottage in the Somerset hamlet of Ashwell. The large and pet-friendly thatched cottage boasts combines character, with ultra-modern comforts, seclusion, expansive gardens as well as a spectacular bath and access to multiple attractions.
Situated in the picturesque village of Robin Hood’s Bay, Sterling House is the perfect place to bring your family for a holiday. With four bedrooms and two baths, you will be well at home in this large holiday cottage just minutes from the North Yorkshire coast.
This is a Welsh beauty! A large 16-bedroom pet friendly holiday property with off-road parking sleeping up to 59 guests on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park in Penmaenmawr. Located on the North Wales coast near Conwy, Mountain View is just a 10-minute walk from the beach.
Woodbank is a large, idyllic holiday cottage in South Wales in beautiful rural surroundings above the River Usk in Llanhennock. The house cottage sleeps 20 in 8 bedrooms with 6 bathrooms. It is set within 20 acres of private grounds within easy reach of the Brecon Beacons and the South Wales Coast.
Avienne boasts sophisticated luxury and dashing modern design throughout its four bedrooms and offers guests a hot tub and ready access to the beautiful seaside town of Torquay. The coastal cottage is a perfect, pet-free, family getaway with a summer house, sunroom and access to the beaches.
Situated between the countryside and the coast, Otter Cottage is a beautifully presented Mews-style cottage near Dartmouth, Devon. The pet-friendly cottage sits on extensive grounds which capture the sun. It offers spacious rooms, modern décor and an ideal location for a memorable family holiday.
With stunning rural views and a hilltop position, what is there not to like about this large, luxury Yorkshire Dales holiday cottage? The elegant and dog friendly Burnhope Shooting Lodge sleeps 16 in 9 bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms with walks from the front door and a fishing lake.
This Grade II listed cottage with its original beams and open fireplace brings country life charm to the coast. Set in the fishing town of Brixham, this family sized property has four bedrooms, private parking and a large garden with an outdoor hot tub.
Mythra Cottage is a charming coastal cottage in the picturesque village of Stoke Fleming, Devon, a holiday retreat featuring a sunroom, back garden, master bedroom with attached garden room and en-suite shower room, and easy access to the many attractions in South Devon.
The Quad is a large and luxurious Somerset holiday cottage with a hot tub in a rural setting. It features a secure walled garden, 3 fireplaces, underfloor heating, four poster bed, huge Aga kitchen, roulette table and masses of communal space. Sleeps 16. Pets welcome.
Halford Big Barn is a grand barn conversion offering seclusion and style in Craven Arms, Shropshire. The large and charming rural cottage features fine joinery and décor, exposed beams, an open fire and possesses multiple outdoor entertaining spaces ideal for celebrating a special occasion.
Blencowe Hall is an award-winning Grade I listed fortified manor dating back to the 1400s. Situated in Blencowe, Cumbria, the pet-friendly rural property boasts period features, open fires, extensive manicured grounds, activities such as trout fishing, stunning views and contemporary elegance.
Crepe Farm House in Dorset is a large, luxury holiday home near Bridport with a swimming pool and large private garden. Ideal for extended family groups or large parties. It sleeps 17 and is located on the beautiful Symondsbury Estate, surrounded by stunning scenery. Pets welcome.
Sandi Lodge is spectacular. The pet-friendly cottage in Sandwich, Kent, boasts elements of the highest standard through the interior and exterior of the property, which lies in a famous medieval town. A unique experience awaits guests in a property boasting stylish décor and spacious gardens.
Beam Ends offers families on holiday along the South Devon coast the opportunity to experience old-school life in the small fishing village of Beesands, Devon, a coastal cottage that features majestic sea views, luxurious cinema room with en-suite shower, and relaxing front and back gardens.
Amidst the Cornish countryside, one finds Chapel Green, a large countryside cottage in the former mining village of Polgooth featuring a swimming pool, gym, sun deck, and five cosy bedrooms to comfortably house groups of up to 10 looking to holiday in the splendour of St. Austell Bay. Pets welcome.
Otter House is a Regency-style house with expansive grounds offering access to the countryside and the coast near Dartmouth in Devon. The pet-friendly cottage boasts a glorious conservatory and modern sophistication, as well as an open fire, a games room, gorgeous views and a farmhouse kitchen.
6 Abbey Terrace is a large Whitby holiday cottage that sleeps 18 in 9 bedrooms on the North Yorkshire coast. The house contains lots of period features which have been stylishly restored to provide a warm and comfortable Whitby holiday home set over 5 floors just 2 mins walk to the beach.
Hunter Court spoils guests with its lovely mature gardens and refined, luxurious interior. The rural cottage in Clanfield, Oxfordshire offers seclusion on multiple acres and boasts a large conservatory, spacious light-filled rooms and the promise of a memorable holiday in the heart of the Cotswolds.
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 en-suite bathrooms for everybody. Large holiday houses also 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 or agency. Try to book ahead as far as possible, especially for summer and Christmas/New Year bookings when demand for large holiday cottage is at its peak.