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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Woodlands Farmhouse , Glastonbury, Somerset, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

A unique and historic grade II listed 17th century farmhouse set in 100 acres of rolling countryside, luxuriously renovated yet retaining many of itís original features such as the stunning inglenook fireplace, with a cinema room and access to a spa on site with an indoor swimming pool, sauna and gym, this is a wonderful holiday home.

Special features: free internet access, pool (The Sedum Spa is located on site and is a shared facility with the following; 12x5m chlorine free pool, sauna, Nordic hot tub, gym, relaxation room, poolside lounging area, separate male & female changing. ), games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1350 to £3950 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 14 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01935 840964 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 >

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 03 September 2015 to 01 October 2015; from 06 October 2015 to 09 October 2015; from 11 October 2015 to 23 October 2015;

phone 01995 600918 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lookout Town House, Embleton, Northumberland, England

6 bedroom Townhouse, Northumbria.

Aptly named because of its impressive sea views, this elegant Northumbrian townhouse with its modern stylish accommodation and wonderful views could be a smart choice all round, with 6 bedrooms, this property is suited to large groups of up to 12 friends or family looking to holiday altogether close to the North Northumberland Heritage Coast with its beautiful sandy beaches and historical castles within easy reach.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1254 to £2728 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 30 October 2015 to 23 November 2015; from 30 November 2015 to 21 December 2015; from 28 December 2015 to 29 December 2015;

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

Brick Barn, Lowbands, Gloucestershire, England

5 bedroom Cottage, Gloucestershire.

Large 5 bedroom barn conversion with hot tub and outdoor children's play area, set in one acres of gardens in Gloucestershire, ideally located for discovering the Wye Valley and Malvern Hills.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1500 to £2500 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 15 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01727 869619 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cnoc Suain Seaview Cottage, Belmullet, Mayo, Ireland

5 bedroom Detached Holiday House, Ireland - County Mayo.

This 5 bedroom holiday house with its fabulous seaside views and stunning interior definitely has the wow factor, with light, bright, airy and spacious rooms, this is a fabulous coastal Irish holiday home for groups of up to 10 friends or family, discover some of the magic of Ireland with a stay here.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £369 to £759 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 07 September 2015 to 20 September 2015; from 25 September 2015 to 29 September 2015; from 02 October 2015 to 03 October 2015;

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

Bedw Holiday Barn, Aberhafesp, Powys, Wales

7 bedroom Holiday Barn, Mid Wales.

High quality 7 bedroom converted barn featuring a beautiful interior and wonderful views over the nearby rolling hills plus featuring a cinema room, outdoor hot tub and a heated indoor swimming pool making this a fantastic place for a group of up to 14 family or friends in Mid Wales.

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

Price range from £2085 to £3235 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 14 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

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

Park Farm Pitney Somerset, Langport, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Escape to Park Farm in Somerset for a weekend of rural bliss with your friends or family, offering a hard tennis court, croquet lawn and access to 20 acres of private woodlands, this is a fabulous, spacious country house with wonderful countryside views where you can all relax and enjoy special times together, close to Somerton & Langport & with easy access of the A303 (from London) and M5 motorway at Taunton/Bridgwater.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court.

Price range from £2500 to £3500 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 15 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01458272533 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


Next availability: from 03 September 2015 to 28 December 2015;

phone 01752 895629 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cumberwell Country Cottages, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, England

12 bedroom Cottage Complex, Cotswolds..

Collection of seven 4 star rated country cottages where you can experience country living at its best, surrounded by glorious countryside and conveniently close to Bath, Longleat Safari Park and Bradford on Avon.

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

Price range from £220 to £785 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 30 people in 12 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 12
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01225869230 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Mendham Mill - the house over a river, Mendham, Harleston, Norfolk, England

9 bedroom Cottage Complex by the Riverside, Norfolk Suffolk border .

Nestled in a beautiful valley and surrounded by over 250 acres of water meadows in the grounds of one of Englandís most historic watermills, these four award winning cottages even have a rowing boat and canoes on site to fully experience the beauty and serenity of this picturesque river valley.

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

Price range from £400 to £1400 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 18 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01379 855 282 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 >

Norbury Lodge, Ramshorn Wood Near Alton Towers, Staffordshire, England

6 bedroom Wood Holiday Lodge, Near the Peak District National Park.

Large luxurious family-friendly and dog-friendly wooden-clad holiday lodge with a wonderfully relaxing outdoor hot tub, nestled by 30 acres of woodlands along with a small collection of lodges, in a rural hamlet close to Alton Towers Theme Park.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £950 to £2777 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

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

Coach House, Somerton, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, South West.

A unique, atmospheric country retreat located on a private estate with extensive gardens, parklands and excellent shared leisure facilities including a pool and tennis court.

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

Price range from £2030 to £2975 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

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

Coulscott, Combe Martin, Devon, England

5 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 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

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

The Mill Farm Cottage, Alberbury, Shropshire, England

6 bedroom Farm Cottage, Heart of England.

Large holiday barn with 6 bedrooms and spacious airy rooms, ideal for groups of up to 12 looking to holiday altogether close to Shrewsbury, with a tranquil rural location on an arable farm and a private hot tub, this farm holiday house could be perfect for a relaxing holiday in Shropshire with friends or family.

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

Price range from £941 to £2387 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 07 September 2015 to 11 September 2015; from 14 September 2015 to 18 September 2015; from 30 September 2015 to 02 October 2015;

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

Halford Hill House, Llanberis, Gwynedd, Wales

7 bedroom Holiday House, Wales.

Fantastic large 7 bedroom holiday house complete with a sauna, ideal for a group of friends or family, this property has plenty to offer groups, including an excellent location in the heart of Llanberis.

Price range from £638 to £1852 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 16 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01244 500 540 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 03 September 2015 to 04 September 2015; from 11 September 2015 to 25 September 2015; from 28 September 2015 to 02 October 2015;

phone 01244 500 540 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


Next availability: from 03 September 2015 to 04 September 2015; from 07 September 2015 to 18 September 2015; from 21 September 2015 to 15 October 2015;

phone 01747 841 396 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 03 September 2015 to 05 September 2015; from 07 September 2015 to 11 September 2015; from 14 September 2015 to 18 September 2015;

phone 01823 431622 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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