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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The Cleeve, Hawkcombe, Porlock, Somerset, England

8 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Originally a Victorian hunting lodge, this fabulous large country house is set amongst lawned gardens and nestled by the woodlands of Exmoor National Park, only around a mile from the coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1897 to £4497 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 28 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 19 February 2016 to 25 March 2016; from 08 April 2016 to 28 May 2016; from 04 June 2016 to 01 July 2016;

phone 01273 276 596 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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

5 bedroom Farmstay, North Wales and Cheshire.

Coming soon.

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 22 February 2016 to 26 February 2016; from 07 March 2016 to 11 March 2016; from 14 March 2016 to 25 March 2016;

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

Cherry Tree Farmhouse, Halse, Somerset, England

5 bedroom Farmhouse, West Country.

High quality 5 bedroom and 4 bathroom self-catering farmhouse with a games room featuring a pool table plus use of an indoor heated swimming pool in the afternoons, this is a fantastic family-friendly holiday home where there’s even a children’s play area in the large garden.

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

Price range from £1500 to £2950 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 12 February 2016 to 01 April 2016; from 08 April 2016 to 11 April 2016; from 06 May 2016 to 27 May 2016;

phone 01823 431622 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Grove Cottages, Lavenham, Suffolk, England

8 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia - Constable Country.

The Grove Cottages offer a fine collection of romantic retreats, rural country cottages, luxurious cottages and historical cottages in Suffolk and Essex, most of their properties are dog-friendly and ideal for those with pets.

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

Price range from £306 to £735 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01787 211 115 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Stone Barn, Holsworthy, Devon, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, West Devon.

Luxurious five bedroom eco-friendly barn conversion with private enclosed garden and easy access to award winning nature trails (Devon Wildlife Trust gold award winning nature trails), this high quality holiday property is both family-friendly and dog-friendly.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £600 to £2350 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 11 February 2016 to 25 February 2016;
Next availability: from 22 February 2016 to 18 March 2016; from 21 March 2016 to 25 March 2016; from 11 April 2016 to 15 April 2016;

phone 01409253093 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Chimney Gill Farmhouse, Penrith, Cumbria, England

5 bedroom Holiday Farmhouse, Near to the Lake District National Park.

Pretty 5 bedroom holiday farmhouse set on a working farm close to Sebergham in Cumbria, with a gorgeous interior and exterior, come and experience country living at its best with up to 12 friends or family, with the added benefit of the northern part of the Lake District National Park and Carlisle within easy reach for days out.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £665 to £1611 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 07 March 2016 to 11 March 2016; from 14 March 2016 to 25 March 2016; from 22 April 2016 to 29 April 2016;

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

Dale House, Kettlewell, Yorkshire, England

9 bedroom Cottage, Northern England.

Fine stone-built self-catering house with a village location in the Upper Wharfe Valley within the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park, ideal for big family getaways or large groups looking to discover the highlights of the Dales.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1500 to £2090 per week
Sleeps from 9 to 24 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 8
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 19 February 2016 to 26 February 2016; from 29 February 2016 to 04 March 2016; from 07 March 2016 to 11 March 2016;

phone 01756 749 330 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Trainer's Country House, Malton, Yorkshire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Near the Howardian Hills AONB.

Escape for a relaxing holiday with friends or family to this superb 6 bedroom country house with a stylish modern interior and private indoor heated swimming pool, nestled next to pastures and woodlands in a rural hamlet close to Malton in Yorkshire and conveniently near to the Howardian Hills and North York Moors National Park.

Special features: pool ().

Price range from £1485 to £2966 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 03 May 2016 to 06 May 2016; from 13 May 2016 to 20 May 2016; from 10 June 2016 to 17 June 2016;

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

Thornleigh, Matlock, Derbyshire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Midlands.

Lovely six bedroom self-catering house with a fantastic location in the heart of Matlock with the added benefit of a games room and a relaxing hot tub in the garden, ideal for large groups or special celebrations.

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

Price range from £2530 to £2795 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 13 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Late availability: from 11 February 2016 to 01 March 2016;

phone emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Old Granary, Moreton Pound, Bude, Cornwall, England

5 bedroom Cottage, The South West.

Stunning 5 bedroom barn conversion nestled on the edge of a Cornish dairy farm with enclosed garden, just a short drive from the equally stunning Cornish coast.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £649.00 to £1595 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01288 321612 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Edingtonhill House, Berwick on Tweed, Berwickshire, Scotland

7 bedroom Large Country House, Scottish Borders.

Edingtonhill House is a high quality 7 bedroom Scottish holiday home offering luxurious accommodation in the heart of the borders of Scotland, with an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and children's play area as well as a fantastic country location, this house really does have it all.

Special features: free internet access, pool (part of house), games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1995 to £4895 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 22 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 07842 398247 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Kilmihil Cottage for Groups of up to 10, Kilmihil, Clare, Ireland

6 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Ireland.

Large 6 bedroom holiday house in the village of Kilmihil in County Clare, ideal for groups of up to 10 friends or family.

Price range from £276 to £687 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 14 February 2016 to 26 March 2016; from 02 April 2016 to 06 April 2016; from 09 April 2016 to 17 May 2016;

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

Bakers Mill Holiday Cottages, Beaminster, Dorset, England

10 bedroom Cottages, South West.

A collection of six comfortable holiday cottages located on a working farm in Dorset, one of which is wheelchair accessible, each cottage has its own enclosed garden or courtyard and surrounded by green countryside this is an ideal location for rural retreat breaks.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £275 to £850 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 21 people in 10 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01872 261525 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Etland Barn, Preston Patrick, Cumbria, England

6 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, The Lake District and Cumbria.

Large 6 bedroom family-friendly and pet-friendly barn conversion set in a tranquil rural hamlet next to lovely countryside close to Kendal in the Lake District National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £890 to £1897 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 13 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 12 February 2016 to 13 February 2016; from 20 February 2016 to 27 February 2016; from 13 March 2016 to 26 March 2016;

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

Filham House, Ivybridge, Devon, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, South West.

Large country house with the wow factor, with a setting in the Devon countryside along with beautiful gardens, a heated outdoor swimming pool for use in the summer months, a lake and lots of character, this 6 bedroom holiday home has plenty to recommend it.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Large heated swimming pool situated in the garden.), games room.

Price range from £1495 to £3995 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 18 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01752 895629 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Fuzzy Orchard and Ham Bottom, Wellington, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Located in tranquil countryside with commanding views across the valley, these luxurious holiday houses offer total privacy and boast a private hot tub, sauna, indoor heated pool, games room and large outdoor play equipment to keep the kids amused.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Exclusive use private of indoor heated pool), games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1800 to £4800 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01823 665500 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Webbington Farm Holiday Cottages, Cheddar, Somerset, England

12 bedroom Farmstay, West Country.

Stay in one of four delightful barn conversions on this Somerset working farm close to the Mendip Hills and Cheddar, shared gardens and the outdoor play area for children make this a great place for families.

Special features: free internet access, indoor hot tub, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £369 to £960 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 30 people in 12 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 14 February 2016 to 19 February 2016; from 21 February 2016 to 26 February 2016; from 28 February 2016 to 04 March 2016;

phone 01934 750207 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Inverallan Country House, Scottish Highlands, Grantown-On-Spey, Inverness-shire, Scotland

7 bedroom Large Country House, Highlands near Cairngorms National Park.

Impressive Scottish Country House with 7 bedrooms, with an elegant and spacious interior, ideal for large groups or special celebrations, close to the stunning Cairngorms National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1795 to £4385 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 15 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 12 February 2016 to 13 February 2016; from 20 February 2016 to 26 March 2016; from 10 April 2016 to 17 April 2016;

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

Hidden Valley Country House near Bath, Box, Wiltshire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Superb 6 bedroom country house with beautiful stylish interior and fantastic outdoor swimming pool, nestled by private woodlands, just 10 minutes’ drive from the historical spa city of Bath.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Outdoor swimming pool in the gardens. Open March to September only ).

Price range from £1850 to £3150 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 12 February 2016 to 01 April 2016; from 04 April 2016 to 29 April 2016; from 02 May 2016 to 13 May 2016;

phone 01747811243 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Heywood Holiday Cottages - The Wilderness, Westbury near Bath, Wiltshire, England

8 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

5 star rated large holiday cottage with original oak beams, large private gardens and Finnish sauna house, located in a rural hamlet just 20 minutes drive from Bath.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £995 to £2595 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 18 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 22 February 2016 to 26 February 2016; from 29 February 2016 to 01 March 2016; from 08 March 2016 to 11 March 2016;

phone 01225 868393 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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