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

9 bedroom Grade II Listed, Home Counties.

Cotswold Manor Hall is set on the 70 acre Cotswold Manor Country Estate, just 20 minutes drive from Oxford and an hour's drive from London, this 9 bedroom holiday home is a great place for groups, large families, stag parties or hen parties and with a hot tub is ideal for relaxing and enjoying good times together in the tranquil Cotswold countryside.

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

Price range from £5800 to £6700 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 24 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 31 March 2017 to 12 May 2017; from 14 May 2017 to 25 May 2017; from 29 May 2017 to 17 August 2017;

phone 01993 225010 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Well House, Leominster, Herefordshire, England

6 bedroom Barn Conversion, Shires.

Beautiful 6 bedroom Herefordshire barn conversion ideal for country living and perfect for large groups, big families and special celebrations.

Price range from £1050 to £1890 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01568 760 377 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Vulcan Lodge Cottages, Rhayader, Powys, Wales

9 bedroom Cottage Complex, Mid Wales.

A collection of delightful holiday cottages close to the beautiful Elan Valley, these cottages are both family-friendly and pet-friendly and one is wheelchair accessible.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £270 to £840 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 22 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 8
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 07902856205 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Dog-Friendly Coastal Cottage near Abersoch, Mynytho, Gwynedd, Wales

5 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Wales.

Pet-friendly 5 bedroom coastal cottage, sleeping up to 10 on the scenic Llyn Peninsula.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £524 to £1206 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 31 March 2017 to 08 April 2017; from 15 April 2017 to 27 May 2017; from 03 June 2017 to 24 June 2017;

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

Gray Manes, Langport, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Fantastic large self-catering holiday house found in 2 acres of gardens in a tranquil rural hamlet in Somerset, family-friendly this is a great place for all the family with a children's play area with slide, trampoline and climbing frame, indoor heated swimming pool and games room with table football and pool table.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Exclusive use of indoor pool), games room.

Price range from £2050 to £4800 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 24 April 2017 to 28 April 2017; from 29 September 2017 to 02 October 2017; from 06 October 2017 to 09 October 2017;

phone 01963 371329 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Quad, Wellington, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

A wonderful large luxury barn conversion with special features including a romantic master bedroom with four poster bed, private hot tub and secluded garden, set in a peaceful rural valley surrounded by wonderful unspoilt countryside and wildlife.

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

Price range from £1200 to £3500 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 03 April 2017 to 07 April 2017; from 10 April 2017 to 14 April 2017; from 17 April 2017 to 21 April 2017;

phone 01747811243 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Hurstone Country House, Wiveliscombe, Somerset, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Charming picture-perfect 7 bedroom country house, with valley views, a games room and a warm bubbly private hot tub, this impressive property comfortably sleeps groups of up to 14 people.

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

Price range from £1550 to £3750 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 14 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01823 665500 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Walnut Arbour, Stoke St. Gregory, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, South West.

A luxury six bedroom barn conversion to accommodate a maximum of 12 people.

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

Price range from £1700 to £4100 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01823 665500 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Woodside House, Ambergate, Derbyshire, England

6 bedroom Large Holiday House, Edge of The Derbyshire Peak District.

Fantastic large holiday cottage which is both family-friendly and dog-friendly and conveniently located in the Derwent Valley close to Matlock and the inspirational scenery of the Peak District National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £975 to £1895 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 02 May 2017 to 24 May 2017;

phone 01773 823284 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
Rating: Not assessed

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

Large Holiday Barn near Axminster, Kilmington, Devon, England

6 bedroom Barn Conversion, East Devon Jurassic Coast.

Looking for a large luxury property to rent for a special celebration or getaway with family or friends in Devon? This superb high quality 6 bedroom barn conversion with hot tub is a great place to relax and enjoy special times together, set next to gorgeous Devon countryside yet only 15 minute's drive from the coast.

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

Price range from £3500 to £3500 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01245 425 718 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Long Barn Luxury Holiday Cottages, Torquay, Devon, England

6 bedroom Barn Conversion, South West.

A collection of 4 star and gold award winning country cottages boasting a shared indoor heated swimming pool and games room along with a lovely secluded location in a rural hamlet just a few miles from the popular town of Torquay.

Special features: pool (Heated indoor pool in adjacent barn Wifi access), games room, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £400 to £3450 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 13 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 03 April 2017 to 07 April 2017; from 24 April 2017 to 28 April 2017; from 01 May 2017 to 05 May 2017;

phone 01803 875044 emailClick here to email owner more info >

White Hopton Country House near the Shropshire Hills, Sarn, Powys, Wales

6 bedroom Historical Country House, Mid Wales.

Searching for a picture-perfect holiday house in Wales? With a lovely black and white exterior this charming holiday home near Bishop's Castle could be it, with beautiful gardens surrounded by lush countryside and a heated outdoor swimming pool, sauna and hot tub, this country house is an appealing place to stay for groups of up to 12 friends or family.

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

Price range from £1335 to £3385 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 21 April 2017 to 24 April 2017; from 28 April 2017 to 01 May 2017; from 05 May 2017 to 08 May 2017;

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

Swallows Manor, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, England

8 bedroom Cottage, The Blackmore Vale.

Wonderful 8 bedroom mansion house with private indoor heated swimming pool and games room, ideal for large families or big groups.

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

Price range from £1600 to £3500 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 19 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 03 April 2017 to 07 April 2017; from 17 April 2017 to 21 April 2017; from 24 April 2017 to 28 April 2017;

phone 01747811243 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 02 April 2017 to 03 April 2017; from 18 April 2017 to 21 April 2017; from 23 April 2017 to 28 April 2017;

phone 01787 247235 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cannington Grange, Bridgwater, Somerset, England

20 bedroom Country Estate with Apartments and Cottages, West Country.

Grand country house divided in to high quality apartments and holiday cottages offering excellent shared leisure facilities and a setting amongst private woodland and gardens.

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

Price range from £200 to £4500 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 44 people in 20 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 10
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01278 652216 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Trevase Granary, Hereford, Herefordshire, England

8 bedroom Barn Conversion, Heart of England.

Choose from two award winning 5 star rated luxury barn conversions, each sleeping up to 18 guests, close to the Wye Valley and with stunning countryside views, a private garden, games room and hot tub for relaxing holidays.

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

Price range from £1500 to £4750 per week
Sleeps from 16 to 18 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 8
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Special Offer: from 03 April 2017 to 07 April 2017; from 10 April 2017 to 14 April 2017; from 17 April 2017 to 21 April 2017;
Late availability: from 10 April 2017 to 14 April 2017;

phone 01989 730210 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Kittitoe Country House, Parracombe, Devon, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, South West England.

Escape with a group of friends or family to this superb 5 bedroom country house set within tranquil gardens within Exmoor National Park, just 10 minutes' drive from the coast.

Price range from £915 to £2220 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01598 76 333 9 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Smokeham Farm, West Bagborough, Somerset, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Fantastic large holiday house for groups of up to 20 friends or family, complete with games room, warm bubbly hot tub, luxurious interior and countryside views, set in the Quantock Hills just 20 minutes' drive from the coast.

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

Price range from £3650 to £5950 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 20 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 20 April 2017 to 21 April 2017; from 23 April 2017 to 12 May 2017; from 14 May 2017 to 27 May 2017;

phone 01935 840964 emailClick here to email owner more info >

St. Nons Bay Cottages, St David's, Pembrokeshire, Wales

7 bedroom Cottage, Pembrokeshire National Park.

Collection of 4 holiday cottages located close to the sea and the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, each with a private enclosed garden.

Special features: games room.

Price range from £150 to £2295 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 16 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01437 720 616 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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