Large Holiday Cottages in UK and Ireland

Looking for a break in a large self catering cottage, house or country mansion in the UK or Ireland?  Large cottages are often essential for large groups or even large extended families.  The benefits of booking a large holiday cottage include more room for everybody to enjoy.  There are many kinds of big holiday cottages including large country houses, mansions and farmhouses, large country cottages and large coastal cottages to name but a few.

large holiday cottages in the UK and Ireland


In many cases large holiday cottages have large grounds or gardens to enjoy which is another bonus and important for lots of large groups.   Some big cottages also have additional facilities such as pools or function rooms for example where guests can spread out and make use of these extra facilities.  Check individual cottage ads for full details of what each large holiday cottage has to offer. 

Beaconside, large beautiful country house in Devon (pictured)

Click the link if you are interested in cottage complexes where there is a collection of cottages able to accommodate large groups spread among the various cottages. Sometimes it is possible to book all the cottages exclusively for your particular group.

If you are looking for a large house for a special occasion such as a wedding, take a look at our page of houses for wedding venues or big party houses for special celebrations if you are looking for a large house to celebrate a special occasion.

For large holiday cottages in England, Scotland, Wales or Ireland with 5 or more bedrooms read on.  Or if you are looking for a large cottage but not quite as large as 5 bedrooms, click for 4 bedroom cottages.  Use the Sort By menu to refine your search.  Whatever type of large cottage is ideal for you, we trust that you will enjoy looking at the properties featured on Country Cottages Online.

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Y Sgubor Holiday Barn, Llangynog, Builth Wells, Powys, Wales

5 bedroom Farmstay, North Wales and Cheshire.

Beautiful high quality barn conversion set in the scenic Pennant Valley, with what has to be one of Wales' best sited hot tubs, sleeping up to 11 people plus 2 pet dogs in a lovely countryside setting, just 2 miles from Llangynog.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £760 to £1610 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 11 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 07 November 2016 to 11 November 2016; from 14 November 2016 to 18 November 2016; from 20 November 2016 to 21 November 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Ranby Hill Barn, Horncastle, Louth, Lincolnshire, England

6 bedroom Brick-Built Converted Barn, East Anglia.

Fabulous high quality large converted barn with exposed beams and light and airy interior, sleeping up to 12 family or friends in pet-friendly accommodation, with panoramic views out over the Lincolnshire countryside and an outdoor hot tub and games room with pool table, this is a fantastic place to keep large groups entertained.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1050 to £2995 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 14 November 2016 to 18 November 2016; from 21 November 2016 to 22 November 2016; from 05 December 2016 to 09 December 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Large Devonshire Barn with Hot Tub, Axminster, Devon, England

6 bedroom Barn Conversion, West Country.

Six bedroom Devonshire barn conversion in the Axe Valley with high quality interiors, ideal for large groups, big families or hen parties.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £3600 to £3600 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 26 September 2016 to 30 September 2016; from 02 October 2016 to 07 October 2016; from 09 October 2016 to 14 October 2016;

phone 01245 425 718 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Long Barn, Taunton, Somerset, England

5 bedroom Barn Conversion, West Country Quantock Hills.

Nestled by the Quantock and Blackdown Hills, this 5 bedroom barn conversion is located close to Exmoor National Park, is 5 star gold award winning and boasts an indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub and games room, perfect for a luxurious West Country holiday.

Special features: free internet access, pool (On site), games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1900 to £4000 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 26 September 2016 to 01 October 2016; from 10 October 2016 to 17 October 2016; from 01 November 2016 to 04 November 2016;

phone 01823 461508 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Grove Farm, Bramfield, Suffolk, England

14 bedroom Large Country House, East Anglia.

There are four stylish holiday homes with charming original features at Grove Farm, all in a lovely rural setting close to Southwold and the Heritage coastline.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £650 to £3250 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 29 people in 14 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 07751 268 180 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Granary, Dunster, Somerset, England

8 bedroom Barn Conversion, West Country.

Idyllic, gold award winning, 5 star rated barn conversion with lawned gardens and relaxing hot tub, situated within a valley in Exmoor National Park, close to the Brendon Hills.

Special features: free internet access, pool (garden), outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1800 to £3500 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 16 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 8
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5star with gold award)

phone 01984 640920 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Darling How, Lorton, Cumbria, England

5 bedroom Cottage, Lake District National Park.

Picture perfect self-catering farmhouse with 5 bedrooms set on a hillside with pretty garden and views of Lakeland hills, both pet-friendly and family-friendly.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £695 to £2495 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 017687 80571 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Milking Parlour Country Retreat, Shropshire Hills, Westhope, Shropshire, England

5 bedroom Brick-Built Barn Conversion, Heart of England.

Welcoming and charming large holiday house located on a working farm near to Church Stretton, with exposed wooden beams and quality accommodation throughout plus a hot tub outside, this is a great place to relax and de-stress with up to 11 friends or family, shared facilities on site include a gym and games room with table tennis and board games.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £739 to £2618 per week
Sleeps from 5 to 11 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 26 September 2016 to 30 September 2016; from 17 October 2016 to 18 October 2016; from 28 October 2016 to 29 October 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Presbytery, Stoke-by-Nayland, Suffolk, England

5 bedroom Unique Holiday Home, Constable Country.

Unique and characterful 5 bedroom holiday cottage in rural Suffolk set in half an acre of gardens and grasslands in the Dedham Vale, complete with play area for keeping the children entertained.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1260 to £2520 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 9 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 26 September 2016 to 15 December 2016; from 19 December 2016 to 23 December 2016;

phone 01206 337470 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Rock Farm, Taunton, Somerset, England

7 bedroom Self-Catering Farmhouse, West Country.

Beautiful thatched self-catering farmhouse with a total of 7 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms (with 4 bedrooms in the main house and 3 in the annexe) sleeping up to 14 offering stylish and luxurious accommodation combined with beautiful original features, with a fantastic 8 seater hot tub with wonderful countryside views and a games room, fabulous holiday home for families and groups of friends looking to enjoy a special holiday in the West Country.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £2050 to £3950 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 14 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 26 September 2016 to 30 September 2016; from 02 October 2016 to 07 October 2016; from 09 October 2016 to 14 October 2016;

phone 01935 840964 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Trevase Granary, Hereford, Herefordshire, England

8 bedroom Barn Conversion, Heart of England.

Choose from two award winning 5 star rated luxury barn conversions, each sleeping up to 18 guests, close to the Wye Valley and with stunning countryside views, a private garden, games room and hot tub for relaxing holidays.

Special features: free internet access, games room, indoor hot tub, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1500 to £4750 per week
Sleeps from 16 to 18 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 8
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 26 September 2016 to 30 September 2016; from 03 October 2016 to 08 October 2016; from 12 October 2016 to 14 October 2016;

phone 01989 730210 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Malt House, Lynsted, Kent, England

13 bedroom Unique Self Catering, Garden of England.

Impressive Manor House with period features, exposed beams and four poster beds in some rooms, along with shared access to an outdoor swimming pool for use in the summer months, excellent holiday home for big families or large groups.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Situated to the rear of the property), outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £2000 to £4000 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 35 people in 13 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 07860 723723 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Well House, Leominster, Herefordshire, England

6 bedroom Barn Conversion, Shires.

Beautiful 6 bedroom Herefordshire barn conversion ideal for country living and perfect for large groups, big families and special celebrations.

Price range from £1050 to £1890 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01568 760 377 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Tan Y Graig Country House, Pentraeth, Anglesey, Wales

6 bedroom Large Country House, Anglesey and Cheshire.

High ceilings, elegant accommodation including one four poster bedroom and a games room with pool table, lush gardens and a fantastic location await you at this impressive 6 bedroom country house, sleeping up to 16, this is great house for groups of friends or family looking to holiday close to the coast on the Isle of Anglesey, the local beach is less than a mile away.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1565 to £3190 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 26 September 2016 to 14 October 2016; from 16 October 2016 to 21 October 2016; from 31 October 2016 to 23 December 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Luxurious Sharpnage House, Checkley, Herefordshire, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

Superb high quality 5 bedroom holiday house with luxurious interior and games room with pool table and table tennis just 15 minutes’ drive from the beautiful town of Hereford (three of the five bedrooms have ensuite facilities and one of these ensuite bedrooms is on the ground floor and may suit a couple who want to avoid stairs).

Special features: free internet access, games room, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1900 to £2300 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 25 September 2016 to 30 October 2016;
Late availability: from 25 September 2016 to 31 October 2016;

phone 078877 14973 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Norton Grange Country House, Norton, Worcester, Worcestershire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

Unique 6 bedroom Manor House offering spacious accommodation for groups of up to 16, with an outdoor swimming pool, large gardens and a games room with table football and table tennis, there is plenty to keep family or friends entertained at this large house just 5 miles from Worcester.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Outdoor swimming pool in the garden for warm weather periods from May until September only.), games room.

Price range from £1273 to £3580 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 26 September 2016 to 30 September 2016; from 10 October 2016 to 14 October 2016; from 17 October 2016 to 21 October 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Cotswold Manor Barn with Hot Tub and Games Barn, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

5 bedroom Barn Conversion, Home Counties.

High quality barn conversion with parkland views, with a bubbly outdoor hot tub and access to a shared games barn, this is a fabulous holiday home for groups of up to 14 and is a fantastic location from which to explore the Cotswolds and visit the city of Oxford.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £3200 to £6400 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 14 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 26 September 2016 to 30 September 2016; from 02 October 2016 to 07 October 2016; from 09 October 2016 to 14 October 2016;

phone 01993 852159 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Glenuaig Lodge on Glencarron Estate, Lochcarron, Strathcarron, Inverness, Highland, Scotland

5 bedroom Large Country House, West Coast.

For a unique self-catering holiday Glenuaig Lodge could be perfect, with an isolated setting in a tranquil Scottish valley, this is an ideal place to enjoy outdoor pursuits, get away from it all and enjoy some wildlife watching.

Price range from £700 to £990 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone +44 (0)20 8340 7421 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Gavinburn Cottages, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

11 bedroom Cottage Complex, Central Scotland.

Five luxury self-catering country cottages under 10 miles from both Loch Lomond and Glasgow City Centre (choose from a 1 bed cottage, 2 bed cottages or a 4 bed cottage or book all the cottages altogether by arrangement).

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £350 to £850 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 22 people in 11 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01389 841815 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Durrance, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England

7 bedroom Cottage Complex, West Midlands.

Three delightful country cottages in a tranquil rural location in Worcestershire with fantastic views of the nearby farmlands and countryside, the Malvern Hills, West Midlands Safari Park and Shakespeare's Country are all within reach for day trips.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court.

Price range from £320 to £620 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 13 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01562777533 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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