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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Harmony Cottage, Lydney, Gloucestershire, England

5 bedroom Cottage, Cotswolds.

Grade II listed country cottage with 5 bedrooms situated in the heart of the Forest of Dean and benefiting from a games room, hot tub and beautiful gardens.

Special features: games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1195 to £1800 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 9 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 22 December 2014 to 29 December 2014; from 04 January 2015 to 07 March 2015; from 09 March 2015 to 04 April 2015;

phone 0208 998 4941 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Meadow View, Little Bytham, Lincolnshire, England

6 bedroom Cottage, lincolnshire.

Fantastic high quality self-catering farmhouse with 5/6 bedrooms, accommodating up to 22 in a lovely country location just 10 minutes drive from Stamford and Rutland Water Nature Reserve.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £2195 to £2995 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 20 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01778590596 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Athina, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England

10 bedroom Cottage, East Midlands.

Big House self catering in Lincolnshire, with indoor swimming pool for exclusive use of guests, sleeps up to 20 people with 10 bedrooms.

Special features: pool (Indoors), games room, indoor hot tub.

Price range from £2600 to £4000 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 20 people in 10 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4 Star)

phone 01993 70 22 52 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Luxury Devonshire Barn, 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 22 December 2014 to 29 December 2014; from 03 January 2015 to 13 March 2015; from 15 March 2015 to 20 March 2015;

phone emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Living Room in Bournemouth, Bournemouth, Dorset, England

7 bedroom Mansion, South Coast.

Victorian town house in Alum Chine Bournemouth, with 7 individually styled bedrooms, this fine property is available for self-catering breaks for Christmas and New Year and is run as a bed and breakfast the rest of the year.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £2450 to £2750 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 15 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01202 761135 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Bryn Cemlyn Dogs-welcome Cottage, North Wales , Ganllwyd, Gwynedd, Wales

5 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, Snowdonia National Park.

Fantastic 5 bedroom stone-built country cottage nestled in the Welsh hills with a village location by Coed-y-Brenin Forest, family-friendly and dog-friendly and complete with games room.

Special features: games room.

Price range from £630 to £1580 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 05 January 2015 to 14 February 2015; from 21 February 2015 to 28 March 2015; from 11 April 2015 to 24 October 2015;

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

The Watermill at Tickhill, Unique Self-Catering, Tickhill, Yorkshire, England

5 bedroom Cottage, Peak District Midlands.

Fantastic holiday watermill with 5 bedrooms, both famly-friendly and dog-friendly, this unique holiday home could be ideal for a relaxing self-catering holiday.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £680 to £1354 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 01 January 2015 to 08 January 2015;

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

Birchwood House Dogs-welcome Cottage, Near Alton Towers, Peak District , Ramshorn Wood Near Alton Towers, Staffordshire, England

8 bedroom Cottage, Midlands.

Large 8 bedroom holiday cottage just 2 and a half miles from Alton Towers, perfect for a fun-filled getaway with friends or family.

Price range from £885 to £2045 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 15 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

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

Tudor Barn, Lavenham, Suffolk, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, East Anglia.

Unique Grade II listed holiday barn situated next to meadows and ponds in rural Suffolk with an attractive enclosed garden.

Special features: tennis court, games room.

Price range from £200 to £3000 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 24 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 22 December 2014 to 23 December 2014; from 04 January 2015 to 23 January 2015; from 25 January 2015 to 06 February 2015;

phone 01787 247235 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Higher Farm Cottage, Langton Herring, Dorset, England

5 bedroom Cottage, South Coast.

High quality stone-built farmhouse with inglenook fireplace and secure walled garden, conveniently close to the Dorset Coast and attractions such as Chesil Beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £770 to £1375 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01458 274 767 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Brookbank farm, Blackden Heath, Cheshire, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

Large and spacious holiday farmhouse with outdoor hot tub and games room, set in the stunning Cheshire countryside, ideal for groups or family breaks.

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

Price range from £1300 to £3300 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 16 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 22 December 2014 to 29 December 2014; from 05 January 2015 to 10 October 2015;

phone 447801439062 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Upper Court, Ablington, Gloucestershire, England

12 bedroom Cottage Complex, The Wye Valley.

A collection of five Cotswold country cottages with charm and character located in extensive gardens within the grounds of an impressive Georgian Manor House.

Special features: tennis court, games room.

Price range from £270 to £2840 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 28 people in 12 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01386 725351 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Old Stables Cottage, Garstang, Lancashire, England

5 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, Forest of Bowland.

Five star rated gold award winning country cottage with beautiful interior, private garden area and access to shared all-weather tennis court, in a superb location for visiting both the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District National Park.

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

Price range from £995 to £1950 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 11 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 22 December 2014 to 23 December 2014; from 27 December 2014 to 28 December 2014; from 04 January 2015 to 21 August 2015;

phone 01995 600918 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Shells Dogs-welcome Cottage, South West England , Lower Washford, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

Enchanting, dog and family friendly, thatched cottage near Washford, located within beautiful private gardens on the edge of Exmoor National Park, 5 miles from the wooded hillside of Dunster Castle and just a little further afield from the medieval Cannington Priory and the chance to chill in the blue garden.

Price range from £585 to £1475 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 05 January 2015 to 23 January 2015; from 26 January 2015 to 13 February 2015; from 27 February 2015 to 13 March 2015;

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

Rosemore Grange, Whitbourne, Worcestershire, England

11 bedroom Mansion, Heart of England .

Large country house with 11 bedrooms and many fine features, nestled in pleasant private gardens by glorious unspoilt countryside, within easy reach of Worcester, Hereford, Cheltenham and the Malvern Hills, ideal for large family or group getaways, parties, special celebrations and special holidays.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1600 to £4000 per week
Sleeps from 20 to 26 people in 11 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 22 December 2014 to 23 December 2014; from 02 January 2015 to 23 January 2015; from 26 January 2015 to 20 March 2015;

phone 07814776341 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Chaffeymoor Grange, Gillingham, Dorset, England

10 bedroom Mansion, West Country.

Wonderful 10 bedroom manor house in the Blackmoor Vale surrounded by beautiful gardens and lush Dorset countryside.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room.

Price range from £5800 to £6300 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 20 people in 10 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 01 January 2015 to 01 February 2015; from 01 February 2015 to 28 February 2015;
Late availability: from 05 January 2015 to 16 February 2015;

phone 01747 841 396 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Fair Oak Farm - A perfect rural retreat, Mayfield, Sussex, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, Sussex & Kent.

A collection of holiday cottages and eco-friendly treehouses nestled amongst 12 acres of stunning countryside in the Wealden valley in Sussex.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £420 to £3225 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 18 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01435 884122 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, large groups, hen parties and stag parties.

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 30 people in 13 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 22 December 2014 to 29 December 2014;

phone 07860 723723 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Middle Stanley complex, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, England

13 bedroom Cottage Complex, Heart of England.

Middle Stanley offers a choice of self catering accommodation, with great facilities and activities, for groups of up to 28 people.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room.

Price range from £2500 to £5500 per week
Sleeps from 13 to 28 people in 13 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 8
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01242 673119 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Holemoor Stables, Chard, Somerset, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, South West of England.

Luxurious and very spacious large holiday house with a contemporary feel, only 25 minutes away from the stunning Jurassic Coast with private indoor pool, games room and magnificent views over the surrounding countryside.

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

Price range from £1995 to £5225 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 18 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01823 665500 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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