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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Mill House Holiday Cottages, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England

5 bedroom Cottage Complex, East Midlands.

Collection of three comfortable holiday cottages nestled in lovely rural Leicestershire by meadows, fields and pastures, short break bookings welcome all year round and all cottages are very dog-friendly.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £395 to £650 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone +44 (0)1476 870 797 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Dorset Cottage Holidays, Corfe Castle, Dorset, England

5 bedroom Cottage, South Coast.

Holiday cottages in rural locations and also by the coast in beautiful Dorset.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £200 to £1800 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01929481547 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Southover House, Tolpuddle, Dorset, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

This imposing south-facing manor house set in extensive gardens and grounds has outstanding sporting facilities including a heated swimming pool, all-weather tennis court, games room, lake and river trout fishing.

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

Price range from £2000 to £2500 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 14 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 01 February 2015 to 14 February 2015; from 23 February 2015 to 03 April 2015; from 14 April 2015 to 24 April 2015;

phone 01305 848220 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Flossy Brook, Chard, Somerset, England

5 bedroom cottage, West Country.

Stunning holiday lodge close to the magnificent Jurassic Coast that sleeps up to 18 with private indoor heated pool and panoramic views of the stunning English countryside.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Integral private indoor heated pool), Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1500 to £3950 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 14 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01823 665500 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Manor House, Leominster, Herefordshire, England

11 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

Experience self-catering at its best at this 11 bedroom Manor House, set in one acre of gardens by the banks of the River Arrow, with a hot tub and games barn this is an ideal place for large families or big groups.

Special features: games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £3000 to £4000 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 28 people in 11 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 8
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01727 869619 emailClick here to email owner more info >

River View Barn, Bath, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Cottage, Bath.

Stylish and high quality barn conversion with 6 bedrooms (3 of which are en-suite) with a number of special features such as an outdoor hot tub, mood lighting and state of the art controls, conveniently located behind electric gates amongst stunning countryside close to Bath.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1800 to £3000 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01747811243 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Stanton House, Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire, England

6 bedroom Barn Conversion, Cotswolds.

Perfect for large groups or families looking to explore the beautiful Cotswolds, this stone-built holiday cottage is part of the Flagstone Farm development and has 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms as well as lovely views of the surrounding countryside.

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

Price range from £1090 to £2150 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 02 February 2015 to 06 February 2015; from 09 February 2015 to 13 February 2015; from 16 February 2015 to 20 February 2015;

phone 07852322605 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Ashdene, Highworth, Wiltshire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Large holiday cottage which is both family-friendly and dog-friendly with a games/cinema room, hot tub and private indoor heated swimming pool to keep you entertained during your stay, all within private gardens from which you can enjoy countryside views.

Special features: free internet access, pool (On site), games room, indoor hot tub.

Price range from £2800 to £3800 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 01 February 2015 to 05 February 2015; from 10 February 2015 to 20 February 2015; from 24 February 2015 to 06 March 2015;

phone 01285 323789 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Sladen Lodge, Hathersage, Derbyshire, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, Derbyshire.

A luxury lodge with spacious and contemporary furnishings sleeping up to 16 and boasting a stunning location in the Peak District National Park with spectacular scenery and breath taking views in every direction.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £2700 to £3000 per week
Sleeps from 7 to 16 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 8
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01433 650104 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 >

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.

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 01 February 2015 to 06 February 2015; from 10 February 2015 to 04 April 2015;

phone 01206337459 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Coquet Cottages, Warkworth, Northumberland, England

9 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, Northumbria.

A collection of specially selected luxurious holiday cottages nestled in the Northumbrian countryside or by the stunning coastline.

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

Price range from £285 to £2140 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 18 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 0191 3883752 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Duddings Country Cottages, Dunster, Somerset, England

8 bedroom Cottage Complex, Exmoor National Park.

A fine collection of twelve country cottages nestled in the tranquil countryside of the Avill Valley within Exmoor National Park, 4 star rated and benefiting from access to excellent shared leisure facilities with an indoor heated swimming pool, games room, tennis court and children's play facilities, this is a great place for all of the family including the pet dog at this pet-friendly and family-friendly location.

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

Price range from £230 to £2590 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 18 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01643 841123 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 >

Foxcombe, Taunton, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Log Cabin, South West.

Luxury 6 bedroom holiday lodge, pet-friendly with indoor heated swimming pool, situated by the Quantock Hills, close to the beautiful Jurassic Coast.

Special features: pool (Exclusive use of private indoor heated pool), games room.

Price range from £1600 to £4100 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01823 665500 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 >

Plas Glansevin, Llangadog, Carmarthenshire, Wales

32 bedroom Grade II Listed Large Country House, South Wales.

Impressive Georgian Grade II listed large mansion house with a relaxing sauna, outdoor plunge pool and games room, nestled within 10 acres of gardens and grounds by the foothills of the Brecon Beacons, ideal for large groups and special celebrations, an additional coach house can also be rented to accommodate groups of up to 62 in total.

Special features: pool (outdoor plunge pool), games room.

Price range from £3880 to £5771 per week
Sleeps from 17 to 62 people in 32 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 10
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4 Star)

phone 01550 777121 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)

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

Treworgey Cottages, Looe, Cornwall, England

6 bedroom Period Cottage, West Country.

A delightful collection of award winning characterful country cottages set in private gardens with inspirational views of the Looe Valley, just a short drive from the coast.

Special features: free internet access, pool (On premises), tennis court, games room, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £485 to £3432 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 11 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Special Offer: from 12 February 2015 to 20 February 2015; from 13 February 2015 to 19 February 2015;

phone 01503-262730 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Belan Wen Beach Cottage, North Wales, Llanddona, Anglesey, Wales

5 bedroom Cottage, North Wales.

This detached cottage is located on the edge of the village of Llanddona on the Isle of Anglesey and can sleep ten people in five bedrooms.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £780 to £2135 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 10 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 >

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