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 Cottage Beyond, Wellington, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, South West.

Unique and contemporary large holiday house with an indoor heated pool, sauna and hot-tub on site and situated in the heart of a 260 acre organic mixed farm with rolling countryside and beautiful valleys on your doorstep.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Spa facility indoor hot tub, pool and sauna, just across the lawn), games room, indoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1800 to £4800 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 15 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01823 665500 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Monnington House, Monnington on Wye, Herefordshire, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

This fantastic large holiday home sleeps up to 18 in style and comfort and benefits from a setting within an area of outstanding natural beauty near to the Brecon Beacons and River Wye, with its games room and table tennis room, this property is ideal for special celebrations and for large group getaways.

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

Price range from £2650 to £5000 per week
Sleeps from 9 to 18 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 01 June 2015 to 05 June 2015; from 08 June 2015 to 12 June 2015; from 15 June 2015 to 19 June 2015;

phone 01672 563571 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Spen Barn, Tatham, Lancashire, England

5 bedroom Converted Barn, Yorkshire Dales.

Searching for an idyllic rural retreat with a stylish interior which is well located for exploring both the greenery of the Forest of Bowland and the Yorkshire Dales National Park? If so this large 5 bedroom stone-built cottage could be perfect, set by a wooded valley and with beautifully styled accommodation this holiday barn sleeps up to 10 people plus 2 pet dogs.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £801 to £1855 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

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

Meadow Bank, Ambleside, Cumbria, England

5 bedroom Cottage, Lake District National Park.

Two country cottages in the Lakeland village of Elterwater close to the Langdale Valley in the Lake District National Park, family-friendly and comfortably furnished.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £290 to £2000 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 0161 928 6953 emailClick here to email owner more info >

West Venn Holiday Cottages, Ashwater, Devon, England

10 bedroom Cottage Complex, South West.

A collection of 5 barn conversions in a courtyard setting on a farm close to the some of the West Country's best attractions such as the Eden Project, Dartmoor National Park and the beautiful coast, shared facilities include a games room with pool table and table football, fishing lake and play area for children.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £240 to £895 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 22 people in 10 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01409 211246 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Colloquy, Kington, Herefordshire, England

8 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

Impressive 5 star gold rated unique self-catering property sleeping up to 22 that offers a fusion of Victorian grandeur with 21st century facilities including access to an outdoor heated swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi and squash court and a stunning one hectare landscaped walled garden.

Special features: indoor hot tub.

Price range from £2500 to £3500 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 16 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 8
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01544 340 241 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Glencarron Lodge (for 18) & Cottage (5), Wester Ross, Highland, Scotland

13 bedroom Large Country House, Northern Scotland.

Two stone-built holiday homes with a wonderful countryside setting in the Scottish Highlands (one country house sleeping up to 18 and one stone-built cottage sleeping 5 or 6), ideal for those looking to discover the natural beauty and outdoor pursuits available in the Scottish Highlands.

Special features: games room.

Price range from £280 to £2200 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 23 people in 13 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

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

Burnfoot Holiday Cottages, Rothbury, Northumberland, England

5 bedroom Cottage Complex, Northumberland National Park.

A fantastic collection of high quality Northumbrian cottages for those looking to stay somewhere special, boasting uninterrupted views of the Cheviot Hills and in a great location for visiting both Northumberland's National Park and the stunning Northumbrian coast.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court.

Price range from £245 to £1950 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 0191 2811900 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Northcott Farmhouse, Bude, Cornwall, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Idyllic holiday farmhouse with large garden and glorious valley and farmland views, just a short walk from Northcott Mouth beach and within easy reach of the gorgeous coast, ideal for large groups, big families and special celebrations.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1800 to £4600 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 17 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01288 361 494 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Garth Barns, Llanidloes, Powys, Wales

11 bedroom Barn Conversion , Mid Wales.

Two luxurious barn-conversions set in magnificent Welsh countryside situated on a farm covering some 240 acres, excellent walks and wildlife watching opportunities available close by, leisure facilities include a gym and relaxing sauna.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1250 to £3900 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 30 people in 11 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 10
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 25 May 2015 to 06 June 2015; from 15 June 2015 to 22 June 2015; from 25 June 2015 to 03 July 2015;

phone 01686 412130 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Berry House, Tiverton, Devon, England

8 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Impressive large country house with views over the Batherm Valley on the edge of Exmoor National Park, offering luxurious accommodation for a group of up to 16, with a games room with pool table and table football, indoor swimming pool and large spacious rooms, this is a very special property.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Indoor heated pool), games room.

Price range from £2100 to £5800 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 16 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01823 665500 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Woodpecker Cottage, Garstang, Lancashire, England

6 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, North England.

Fabulous large country holiday home with 6 bedrooms (5 of which have en-suite facilities) nestled by a 7 acre field with panroamic countryside views out towards the coast, this is a very special holiday home which is well located for visiting the Forest of Bowland, the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

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

Price range from £1500 to £2950 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 15 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 29 May 2015 to 05 June 2015; from 08 June 2015 to 19 June 2015; from 22 June 2015 to 29 June 2015;

phone 01995 600918 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lavender Barn, Halse, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Barn Conversion, Exmoor.

Large high quality barn conversion with a setting next to fields just on the edge of a conservation village in Somerset, with a games room, private hot tub and access to an indoor swimming pool Lavendar Barn is a truly wonderful holiday home, and what's more it's gold-award winning.

Special features: free internet access, pool (the pool is shared with 2 nearby holiday cottages), games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1750 to £3950 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 05 June 2015 to 12 June 2015; from 15 June 2015 to 26 June 2015; from 29 June 2015 to 06 July 2015;

phone 01823 431622 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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

7 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, Middle England.

Wonderful large holiday home with relaxing hot tub and countryside views sleeping up to 22 in 7 bedrooms in high quality accommodation, set on a lovely Cotswold Country Estate just 20 minutes drive from Oxford, 30 minutes from Cheltenham and one hour's drive from London.

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

Price range from £4200 to £8400 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 22 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 25 May 2015 to 02 June 2015; from 03 June 2015 to 05 June 2015; from 07 June 2015 to 12 June 2015;

phone 01993 817212 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 >

Lower Coxbridge House & Lower Coxbridge House Apartment, Glastonbury, Somerset, England

5 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

Choose from a beautiful self-catering holiday home sleeping up to 10 with views of Glastonbury Tor or an apartment sleeping 4 close to the beautiful Somerset Levels.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £275 to £2000 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 01 June 2015 to 05 June 2015; from 08 June 2015 to 12 June 2015; from 15 June 2015 to 17 June 2015;

phone 01458 850805 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)

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

Ship Cottage, Bridport, Dorset, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, The Jurassic Coast.

Very special holiday cottage with an outstanding location and fantastic sea views right by the pebble beach at Chesil Bank in Dorset.

Price range from £600 to £3600 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 18 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01308 422575 or 01308 898420 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Coulscott, Combe Martin, Devon, England

6 bedroom Farmhouse, South West.

Nestled in a wooded valley next to meadows and fields and close to Exmoor National Park and the coast, Coulscott is an award winning collection of stunning country cottages with an indoor swimming pool, hot tubs and a children's play area, this is a perfect place for families.

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

Price range from £400 to £2920 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 10 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01271 88 33 39 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Meadow View, Little Bytham, Lincolnshire, England

6 bedroom Cottage, Lincolnshire.

Beautiful high quality holiday farmhouse with lovely gardens, hot tub and fantastic location next to stunning countryside, just 10 minutes drive from Stamford and Rutland Water Nature Reserve, ideal for large groups such as hen parties or large families.

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 >

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