it’s likely that many of us will have gotten used to the idea of enjoying a good swim while on holiday, whether from the beach or in a holiday cottage with a private pool in its sun-drenched garden.
Come the onset shorter evenings with the arrival of autumn and winter, there’s no reason to assume that all thoughts of swimming on holiday need to be put aside until next summer. There are plenty of holiday cottages with private indoor pools all over the UK.
Why not plan a weekend break with a group of friends or with another family to chase away the winter blues by booking a large holiday cottage with a private indoor pool.
We’ve selected our favourite top ten holiday homes that offer exclusive use of an indoor heated pool for large groups of 10 or more guests. Many are in areas nicely suited for walking holidays, making the prospect of a weekend away a nice healthy one, and who cares about the weather!
From remote corners of the UK in the Highlands of Scotland and The Gower Peninsula to West Country cottages in Devon and Cornwall (where walks along deserted beaches can be added to the plan), consider one of these cottages for a luxury out of season holiday where you can make a bit of a splash with friends and family.
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An immaculately presented 6-bedroom luxury holiday cottage sleeping 15 in the mid-Wales countryside with a hot tub as well as a heated indoor pool in its extensive gardens. Ty Newydd is nicely located for woodland walks and cycle rides with options to visit castles, enjoy canal boast and steam railway trips and outings to The Brecon Beacons and Snowdonia.
The Croft is a large country house offering self-catering accommodation for up to twenty-four guest amidst 6 acres of gardens with a private indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, hot tub and a games room. The Croft is located in the rural Herefordshire hamlet of Vowchurch near Peterchurch. Sleeps 24 in 11 bedrooms (7 en-suite).
Sleep among the canopy in The Treehouse, a luxurious and child-friendly rural cottage in Halse, Somerset boasting beautiful rural views, an indoor heated swimming pool and a hot tub. The sturdy cottage in the trees also features a fireplace. Relax here and enjoy 5-star eco-friendly comfort as well as access to the Somerset countryside within easy miles of sandy beaches on the West Somerset coast and walks in the Quantock Hills - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
This dog-friendly countryside cottage in the Hampshire coastal village of Netley Abbey has a real wow factor. The indoor heated pool is overlooked by a mezzanine area with its own fully fitted kitchen and bar area, making it perfect for poolside parties all year round. Abbots Wood comfortably sits in the ‘Luxury Cottages’ class. The grounds contain a fishing lake (free) with a resident flock of ducks that love. to be fed by children. Sleeps 12.
Tudor End is a private self-contained wing of a Grade II listed Tudor country house that sleeps four guests in two bedrooms. It is located in the beautiful Oxfordshire village of Kings Sutton near Banbury. This beautifully furnished Cotswold holiday cottage with an indoor pool and a secure lawned garden is beautifully furnished with modern and antique furniture. Pets welcome.
Water Serenade combines a luxury almost zen-like pool and spa experience with a rustic feel in a little Worcestershire village near Pershore. This spacious, child-friendly, three-bedroom cottage is located within 80 acres of glorious Cotswold countryside. In addition to its indoor pool and jacuzzi, guests can also enjoy a steam room and an Astro court. Sleeps 6.
Orchard Cottage is a large and spacious 4-bedroom North Devon farm cottage on the edge of Exmoor in the 'away from it all' village of Bishops Nympton. It is ideally located for exploring Exmoor and North Devon's fabulous award-winning beaches. As well as its indoor pool and spacious grounds, it also has its own car charger for electric vehicles. Sleeps 8.
More Cottages with Pools?
If you don’t need a large cottage or prefer to enjoy a self-catering holiday in a property with an outdoor pool, then click here to visit our Cottages with Pools page. Discover an even wider choice of delightful UK holiday homes to book with either a private or shared swimming pool.
Alternatively, if it's just a large holiday cottage - without a pool - that you are seeking, then click here: View All Large Holiday Cottages
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