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.
An impressive three-storey countryside cottage overlooking the River Bure in the village of Buxton with Lamas, Norfolk, The Mill House comfortably sleeps up to 13 in picturesque surroundings, a child-friendly home featuring 5 acres of gardens, climbing frame, playroom, and seven spacious bedrooms.
Gaze upon the coastline of Porlock from Elthorne, a lovely modern coastal cottage just moments from the centre of this desirable seaside town in Somerset. Play with your pets in the lovely private gardens and relax in the 1930s cottage which boasts a wood burner and spacious light-filled rooms.
An absolutely stunning holiday home near the Charnwood Forest in Leicestershire. House-on-the Hill is a large, luxuriously furnished holiday cottage with a swimming pool in rural Leicestershire. The House sleeps 16 guests in 7 bedrooms within 2-acres of private grounds.
The Old Rectory is a stunning Grade II listed Georgian House near Heverignham in Suffolk. The pet-friendly cottage is surrounded by beautiful mature gardens and boasts an interior replete with traditional features including open fires. Add a large conservatory, lovely views and modern comforts.
An impressive Victorian country house and gardens in the Snowdonia village of Llanbedr. This pet friendly holiday house in rural surroundings sleeps 15 in 7 bedrooms and stands within easy reach of the beach.
Fastnet is a brand-new, large and luxurious Salcombe townhouse furnished to offer the highest quality self-catering holidays in Devon, just a short stroll from Salcombe’s town centre snd the beach. Located on the coast in the South Hams region of South Devon, Fastnet sleeps 8 guests in 4 bedrooms.
Chubbs Farm welcomes groups to a grand rural cottage boasting a thatched roof, contemporary design, ample gardens, traditional charm and an open fire. The pet-friendly cottage near Axminster in Devon offers views of the countryside and lies just moments from sandy beaches and lovely walks.
A Tudor cottage in the heart of Minehead, Somerset, Pilgrim Corner is a luxurious coastal cottage with a thatched roof and loads of country charm. Families and pets are welcomed to a charming property featuring a sun trap garden with hot tub and an interior boasting a log burner, Aga and beams.
This Grade II listed Cumbrian longhouse was out of domestic use for hundreds of years before its recent 5 Star Gold Award winning restoration. Its history is evident in its thick sandstone walls, ships beams timbers and traditional oak window shutters.
A large and pet friendly self-contained wing of a delightful Tudor manor house with a tennis court and games room on the Kent-Sussex border. It sleeps 17 in 7 bedrooms in 6 acres of gardens in Chiddingston near Hever.
Becks Fold is a large Lake District holiday cottage with a grandiose decor and a modern style. Double height ceilings, original vaulted beams and underfloor heating create a sense of charm. At this truly warming and inviting secluded rural retreat close to Lake Coniston in Cumbria. Sleeps 10.
Situated in an elevated rural location just outside the walled market town of Conwy, Cymryd Uchaf is is a pet-friendly cottage. Its four lush gardens overlook lovely Conwy Bay and offer views of the nearby Snowdonia National Park. This large coastal cottage sleeps 8.
Ash Pot Barn enjoys spectacular views from its position on the side of Wild Boar Fell, near Ravenstonedale in Cumbria and The Lake District. The stone-built, semi-detached barn conversion boasts seclusion and character, as well as an open fire, contemporary comforts and a bespoke kitchen.
Visitors to Harvest Moon, a converted threshing barn can relax on the patio while they watch the wildlife in the fields near Honiton in Devon. Guests can run their dogs in the generous gardens before retiring to a modern rural cottage which seamlessly blends modern comforts and traditional charm.
The Croft offers large country house self catering accommodation amidst 6 acres of gardens with private indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and jacuzzi in the rural Herefordshire hamlet of Vowchurch. Sleeps 24 in 11 bedrooms (7 en-suite).
A five-minute walk from the majestic River Wye near Symonds Yat, Portland House is a first class, large holiday cottage with an award-winning garden offering group accommodation for up to 20 guests in a peaceful rural location near Whitchurch in Herefordshire.
In open countryside on the edge of Pickering and the York Moors a picturesque group of stone cottages with beamed ceilings, stone fireplaces. Furnished with emphasis on comfort and relaxation. Large gardens with garden house, play and barbecue. See website for Virtual Tour www.keldheadcottages.com
Once a working corn mill near Kingsbridge, it has been beautifully renovated to create a large, luxury Kingsbridge holiday cottage in a secluded rural location near the South Devon coast. The Cornmill sleeps 12 in 6 bedrooms, perfect for large family holidays or groups of friends. Pets welcome.
Great Calva Cottage at Monkhouse Hill in the Northern Lakes. A 5 star cottage designed for groups of families or friends, with three bedroom suites each with a double, a twin and a bathroom. There is a sauna suite and outside hot tub, access to a luxury hotel spa with swimming pool is also included.
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.