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.
Exmoor Farmhouse is a stunning, large Exmoor house with 7 bedrooms and sleeps 14. It welcomes dogs and has turn-out and stabling for horses. With spectacular views over Exmoor and large gardens to play or relax, Exmoor Farmhouse is a great place to stay with friends and family to explore Exmoor.
Set in the heart of Goodleigh village, Magnolia View Cottage is a 17th century traditional Devon longhouse, lovingly converted and recently refurbished to offer dog and child-friendly high-quality self-catering accommodation in a wonderfully tranquil rural setting, yet close to the coast.
Dolly's barn is a large 17th Century barn near Ilfracombe which has been lovingly converted into a charming 6 bedroom luxury holiday cottage sleeping 11 with disabled access in a beautiful spot on the North Devon Coast.
Luxury meets peaceful isolation at the wonderful Glenuaig Lodge, a dog friendly, large and truly remote four bedroom self catering cottage sleeping 8 guests set in the heart of the Glencarron Estate near Strathcarron. The Lodge enjoys beautiful views and is accessible by 4-wheel drive vehicles.
This detached luxury holiday cottage in Ventnor lies in the south of the Isle of Wight a short stroll from the beach at \Steephill Cove. The beach at Steephill Cove is a short stroll away and Ventnor Botanical Gardens are just a two minute walk.
Robertswood Country House is a large Victorian House offering child friendly luxury Self Catering Accommodation in Matlock, Derbyshire within the Peak District. Quiet, comfortable and very affordable.
Beaford House is a quintessential country house sitting atop a rise near Beaford in Devon. The house enjoys spectacular views from its expansive grounds. It offers an outdoor swimming pool, space for pets, a unique barbecue hut, open fires and a luxurious interior boasting regal elegance.
If your large family is looking for a place in the countryside for a cottage holiday, then look no further than The Rindle! This large, Peak District holiday cottage near Leek comfortably houses up to 14 people and serves as the perfect rural base for countryside holidays for families and friends.
Windy Mundy Farm exudes charm. The converted threshing barn sits on a south-facing hill on the Pitchford Estate in Pitchford and enjoys views of barley fields and the Shropshire countryside. The pet-friendly rural cottage boasts spacious grounds, beams, a sauna, a games barn and modern comforts.
Huckleberry Barn lies within a private estate, by a small stream near Chipping Camden in Gloucestershire. The pet-friendly cottage in the Cotswolds oozes rustic charm and promises families lush green gardens, calming views and original features such as vaulted ceilings and exposed beams.
Gather friends for a memorable weekend away at Ashleigh House, an elegant and affordable rural cottage near Henley-in-Arden. The sophisticated country house boasts a hot tub and sun lounge with snooker table as well as ample gardens, a south-facing patio for entertaining, plus period furnishings.
Standing in a rural Shropshire location in Bronygarth near Chirk, the list of rooms in the large and magnificent Brookside Manor House reads like a Cluedo set: a library, conservatory, snooker room, drawing room, swimming pool, gym and squash courts. Perfect for big weekend country house parties.
Clarendon House in the idyllic seaside town of Shanklin, Isle of Wight, is a pet-friendly coastal cottage offering comfortable accommodation for large groups, featuring five spacious bedrooms, living room with Victorian ornamental fireplace, and easy access to the town’s esplanade and beaches.
Take your family gathering on an adventure to picturesque Derbyshire with a stay at The Stables, set high above the spectacular gorge of Matlock Bath in the charming hamlet of Riber, a large countryside cottage with enclosed garden and 10 bedrooms each featuring an en-suite shower and Sony LCD TVs.
This remote 18th century rural barn conversion is sleeps eleven and is surrounded by breath-taking countryside views near Great Torrington and plenty of fun for the entire family. Don’t forget to have a relaxing soak in the hot tub at this large North Devon holiday cottage. Pets Welcome.
The Keepers Lodge is a large detached cottage offering rural self-catering holidays for big groups and families just outside Morfa Nefyn in the picturesque Llyn Peninsula on the North Coast of Wales. The cottage sleeps 20 in 8 bedrooms and has a hot tub and WiFi.
A stunning detached reverse level new home offering outstanding finish and style with spacious 5 bedroom accommodation. Situated in a slightly elevated location with fine sea and coastal views from the front across and up the coast to Godrevy Lighthouse and as far as St Agnes Head on a clear day.
Treat the family to a memorable seaside holiday ay Overland, a coastal cottage sitting in an elevated position in Burton Bradstock, Dorset. The homely coastal cottage boasts a spacious and sun-drenched garden, beamed ceilings, lovely views, contemporary comforts and proximity to sandy beaches.
Families and groups who love the outdoors will enjoy a stay at Elmfield in the peaceful village of Sampford Brett, Somerset, a large countryside cottage dating to the early 18th century that features a big country kitchen, games barn, cosy open fire, and six bedrooms spread over three stories.
Downwood Vineyard boasts refined luxury and is ideal for a special holiday. The pet-friendly cottage with a swimming pool and a hot tub near Blandford in Dorset sits in extensive grounds and a vineyard also offers a tennis court, croquet lawn, plus a games room, conservatory and subtle elegance.
The Hill Coach House lies at the end of a tree-lined drive in Barrow-on-Trent in Derbyshire, and the grand rural cottage boasts wonderful views, expansive grounds, a tennis court, open fires, games room and period features.
Pinkmead is a waterfront cottage in Cowes, on the Isle of Wight, which boasts its own private jetty and boat shed as well as beautiful water views, 24 acres of gardens, a sauna, an open fire and pizza oven. The pet-friendly cottage also boasts a separate studio, plus rare seclusion and tranquillity.
A spacious and dog-friendly waterfront retreat, Steamer Quay Cottage’s four bedrooms, five baths, and open living spaces will give a big group an incredible holiday only yards from the beach. Convenient to beaches, parks, and many local attractions in Paignton (Torbay) and the surrounding area.
Marlpits is a charming rural cottage nestled in an AONB near the secluded hamlet of Peasmarsh in Sussex. Authenticity permeates the property, which features modern comforts and carefully manicured gardens, as well as exposed beams, an inglenook fireplace, a peaceful terrace and countryside views.
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.