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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Lemore Manor, Eardisley, Herefordshire, England

19 bedroom Large Country House, Herefordshire/Welsh Borders.

Large country house in Herefordshire set in beautiful landscaped gardens with games room, cinema room and hot tub to keep large groups of friends or family entertained during their stay.

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

Price range from £5500 to £10500 per week
Sleeps from 15 to 38 people in 19 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 10
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 10 July 2015 to 12 July 2015; from 24 July 2015 to 27 July 2015; from 10 August 2015 to 15 August 2015;
Late availability: from 21 July 2015 to 30 July 2015;

phone 01981 501198 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 >

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 10 July 2015 to 13 July 2015; from 01 August 2015 to 07 August 2015; from 31 August 2015 to 05 September 2015;

phone 01823 431622 emailClick here to email owner more info >

, Newport City, , Wales

6 bedroom Cottage, .

Large 6 bedroom holiday cottage in a semi-rural location close to the Wye Valley, dog-friendly and child-friendly, with indoor heated swimming pool, games room with snooker table, jacuzzi, steam shower cabin, a cinema room with surround sound and even a disco area, ideal for large groups, big families and special celebrations.

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

Price range from £2200 to £3800 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 18 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01633 677981 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)

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

Upper Court, Kemerton, 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: free internet access, pool (outdoor, covered), tennis court, games room.

Price range from £290 to £2910 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 28 people in 12 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 09 July 2015 to 10 July 2015; from 13 July 2015 to 17 July 2015; from 20 July 2015 to 24 July 2015;

phone 01386 725351 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 >

Chelwood House, Bath, Somerset, England

12 bedroom Large Country House, South West.

Large country house with 9 bedrooms set amongst glorious countryside close to Bath in Somerset, additional annexe also available by arrangement, ideal holiday home for large groups, special celebrations and large family getaways.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £2300 to £4200 per week
Sleeps from 15 to 33 people in 12 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 12
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone Contact by email only emailClick here to email owner more info >

Hotspur, West Mersea, Essex, England

5 bedroom Unusual Self Catering, East Anglia.

Fantastic large moored houseboat sleeping up to 8, boasting sublime sea views, original features and with a deck ideal for watching the sunset.

Price range from £475 to £1250 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01206 230488 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Rural Roosts, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England

20 bedroom Log Cabin, East Midlands.

A collection of eight idyllic 4 star gold award winning log cabins nestled next to a fishing lake and farmlands in Lincolnshire, perfect for getting away from it all, Little Owl, Badger Lodge and Swan Lodge feature a relaxing hot tub.

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

Price range from £390 to £735 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 43 people in 20 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 12
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 31 July 2015 to 17 August 2015;

phone 01526 398 492 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 09 July 2015 to 14 July 2015; from 28 July 2015 to 31 July 2015;

phone 01206337459 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Stonebarrow Manor, Charmouth, Dorset, England

18 bedroom Mansion, South Coast.

Lovely manor house with games room, enclosed walled garden and a south facing terrace for soaking up the sun, with a fantastic location in the village of Charmouth along the stunning Jurassic coast.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £3500 to £4800 per week
Sleeps from 29 to 38 people in 18 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 14
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 09 July 2015 to 10 July 2015; from 13 July 2015 to 17 July 2015; from 20 July 2015 to 24 July 2015;

phone 01297 560212 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 >

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

7 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, Home Counties.

Beautiful 5 bedroom Manor House with comfortable high quality interior, games room and relaxing hot tub, set on a 70 acre Cotswold estate just 20 minutes drive from the historical city of Oxford, hen parties and stag parties welcome.

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

Price range from £4400 to £8800 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 20 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 09 July 2015 to 10 July 2015; from 19 July 2015 to 24 July 2015; from 27 July 2015 to 30 July 2015;

phone 01993 817212 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Rainsbury House Exmoor, Upton, Taunton, Somerset, England

7 bedroom Barn (Split in to 2 Separate Holiday Barns), Exmoor National Park.

Two luxurious holiday barns set by extensive woodlands and pastures with wonderful countryside views in Exmoor National Park, with access to an outdoor hot tub for relaxing holidays.

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

Price range from £650 to £3200 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 13 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01398 371595 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, indoor hot tub.

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 >

Telford House Pet-Friendly Cottage, Near Bangor, Anglesey, North Wales, Menai straits, Gwynedd, Wales

7 bedroom Large Country House, North Wales.

Luxurious large holiday cottage sleeping up to 14, in a beautiful elevated location enjoying landscaped gardens yielding stunning views over the Menai Straits, in an excellent location for exploring the beautiful Isle of Anglesey and well located for discovering the 40 acres of lovely gardens and arboretum at Plas Newydd.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1585 to £3635 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 14 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

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

Burnhope Holiday Lodge, Wearhead, Yorkshire, England

9 bedroom Large Holiday House, Yorkshire Dales.

Impressive large country house in County Durham with 9 bedrooms, an elegant interior including a games room with a full size snooker table, inspiring countryside views over the nearby hills and moorlands along with a fantastic setting on a hillside, this pet-friendly holiday home sleeps up to 18 and is ideal for large groups of friends or family.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £2308 to £5370 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 18 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

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

Blithfield Lakeside Barns, Rugeley, Staffordshire, England

15 bedroom Cottages - Barn Conversions, Heart of England.

A collection of six beautiful barn conversions, located by a stunning lake set in the tranquil Staffordshire countryside.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £200 to £990 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 30 people in 15 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 10
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4 star)

phone 01889 500 234 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Meare Court, Taunton, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Somerset.

Part of the Somerset Spa collection of three select holiday homes, this self-catering farmhouse is located in beautiful rural Somerset and benefits from its own outdoor hot tub in the garden.

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

Price range from £395 to £2595 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 15 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 09 July 2015 to 17 July 2015;

phone 01823 480570 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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