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Large holiday cottages offer group accommodation for families or groups of friends in all seasons. They all sleep 8 or more guests in 4 or more bedrooms. Large 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 cottages 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.
Fairways East sleeps 8 in four en-suite bedrooms. The large, luxury house is set within the lovely Devon countryside within the grounds of Highbullen Country Estate. Guests have access to the 18 hole golf course, 6 brand new tennis courts, an indoor swimming pool, a hot tub, gym and a sauna.
Stag Lodge is a large dog-friendly and the remote Highland cottage is set on the 12,000-acre Glencarron Estate near Strathcarron in the Western Highlands, within easy reach of the on the West coast beaches. It offers accommodation for 8 people in 4 lovely bedrooms, 1 double and 3 twins.
Biallid is a large dog friendly country house in the heart of the Scottish highlands. It has 7 bedrooms and sleeps 15 people. The house is set in it's own grounds outside Newtonmore and has fishing and shooting available for guests to book and is surrounded by amazing scenery.
- Sleeps 15
- Bedrooms 7
- Bathrooms 5
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From Fron Olau, a large holiday cottage on the Llyn Peninsula to the superb sandy beach and seaside fishing village of Morfa Nefyn it is a pleasant two-minute stroll. This delightful North Wales coastal cottage sleeps 11 in 7 bedrooms. Pets welcome.
This large and pet friendly North Yorkshire coastal holiday cottagen near Saltburn-by-the-Sea just 800m from the beach, comes with a hot tub, sauna and BBQ. It has been created through a stylish upmarket conversion of a former Victorian powerhouse. The Powerhouse sleeps 17 in 6 bedrooms.
Hunting Lodge is a rare find; a large stone-built detached holiday lodge on the Talhenbont Hall Estate near Criccieth. Brimming with character, the four-bedroom, pet-friendly, rural cottage boasts tranquillity, rural character, modern facilities and a delightful garden.
Looe Island View is a large newly built 5-star luxury detached 4-bed holiday home set in a spectacular hillside location in Downderry, Cornwall. The property has wonderful panoramic sea views all the way to Looe Island and beyond. Pets welcome.
Woodfield Farm nestles in open countryside within the rural Lancashire hamlet of Clayton-Le-Dale. The large farmhouse with a hot tub and games room) welcomes up to 16 guests for self-catering holidays within easy reach of The Lake District and the northern Pennines.
Tranwell Cottage offers comfortable self-catering accommodation for large families on holiday in Northumberland. This pet-friendly country cottage in Morpeth, offers modern amenities and four spacious bedrooms that give off a welcoming home-away-from-home vibe.
The Crag is a truly unique secluded, seaside cottage near Housel Bay near Helston with spectacular ocean views from its cliff top position. It offers an open fire, luxury fittings, an expansive patio, space for children, artistic design features and access to sandy beaches on the Cornish coastline.
The flagstone flooring and thatched roof of Champernhayes Farmhouse point to its history and frame a masterfully restored farmhouse sitting on a vast property near Lyme Regis in Dorset. The pet-friendly rural cottage boasts an inglenook fireplace, a garden pond, an indoor jacuzzi and a swim spa.
Birch House is a large Victorian seaside holiday home in Cromer just a few minutes walk from the beach. It sleeps 17 guests in 9 bedrooms (6 with en suite bathrooms). Ideal for traditional seaside holidays and short breaks in Norfolk for large families or groups of friends.
- Sleeps 17
- Bedrooms 9
- Bathrooms 8
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This former 19c Isle of Anglesey rural stately home has been thoughtfully converted to create 5 homes. Tan y Graig, with 6 bedrooms sleeping 16 is the largest of these. It is a luxury, pet friendly coastal holiday home, retaining may of the Hall's original, beautifully restored features.
Babble Brook House is a unique seaside holiday cottage and villa near Torquay in Devon, that welcomes families and pets. This seaside escape is replete with wood burning stove, country-style kitchen, exposed beams, ample gardens and a sun-drenched conservatory, just a short walk to Babbacombe Beach.
- Sleeps 8
- Bedrooms 4
- Bathrooms 3
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Town Farm is a luxury holiday cottage in the Yorkshire Dales near Barnard Castle. This large holiday home with a hot tub spoils guests with high-quality furnishings in every room as well as spacious gardens which invite relaxation and socialising for families and large groups. Sleeps 10.
Captains House, a large holiday cottage in Marazion, enjoys direct, uninterrupted views across crystal clear water to St Michael’s Mount. This luxury waterfront Cornish coast cottage is immaculately presented and enjoys direct access to a sandy beach. Sleeps 10.
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.
A large luxury holiday cottage in Denbighshire, The Beeches is located near the centre of Llangollen. This beautifully furnished 5-bedroom dog-friendly cottage sleeps 10. Its proximity to the River Dee suggests packing a picnic basket of crackers and wine to relax by the river bank on sunny days.
- Sleeps 10
- Bedrooms 5
- Bathrooms 3
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Nestling in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park, Plas Gwynfryn is a large, luxury holiday home on the Welsh Coast near Harlech in Gwynedd, North Wales. This grand and pet friendly Edwardian house sleeps 18 in 8 bedrooms with 6 bathrooms and stands in an 8-acre estate.
Once a hop brewery, this 15thC Grade II listed barn has been converted to create a large and attractive Cotswold holiday cottage in an idyllic rural village location near Cirencester. Greyhound Barn sleeps 16 guests in 8 bedrooms (all en-suite). Pets welcome.
Low Park is a homely rural holiday cottage in Dumfries and Galloway set among rolling green hills in New Galloway. Expansive rural views stretch for miles from the garden and conservatory of the large pet-friendly cottage which also offers modern comforts, an open fire and relaxation all year round.
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.