Self catering large country houses in England

Large country houses, mansions and manor houses are associated with England, living it up and country style. England is famous for its large grand houses tucked away in the countryside or on the edge of villages or towns. Nowadays many of these fabulous properties offer self catering accommodation and can be rented for special weekends, short breaks or week long bookings. Large stunning properties can be rented for wedding receptions and many different kinds of special events. Do ask the owners or agencies though what kind of events the house is suitable for. Some for example permit marquees in lawn areas for example and parties whereas others do not.

Accommodation for large groups can also be in the form of town houses and large cottages. Occasionally castles are also available to rent, perfect if you want to feel like royalty. See below for country houses and mansions to rent. These self catering properties are suited for the larger group, for long or short breaks in England.

Please click on images shown to view details of each house. Many of the properties listed have large gardens or grounds and some have extras like games rooms or tennis courts even. Click photos to find out what each large house has to offer. More details, availability and additional interior photographs of each large country house can also be viewed by clicking on the website link. Do get in touch with the owners of these properties or with the agencies managing bookings to get advice on any queries you have about the houses that interest to you.

124 rental properties match your search for Large self-catering country houses in England for groups

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Ashdene, Highworth, Wiltshire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

sleeps 2 - 12 guests
2 - 12
6 bedrooms
6
4 bathrooms
4
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

Large holiday cottage which is both family-friendly and dog-friendly with a games room, a private 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, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £2800


Late availability: from 04 October 2019 to 06 October 2019;

Compton Nest, Compton Abbas, Dorset, England

8 bedroom Large Country House, Near Shaftesbury.

sleeps 2 - 18 guests
2 - 18
8 bedrooms
8
4.5 bathrooms
4.5
dog-friendly cottage, 6 dog(s) welcome
6

Roomy large country house with 8 bedrooms, private hot tub and 3 acres of grounds, only around 4 miles from Shaftesbury and within an hour's drive of the scenic Dorset coast.

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

Weekly Price from: £2150


Special Offer: from 19 September 2019 to 01 November 2019;
Late availability: from 11 October 2019 to 13 October 2019;

Chaffeymoor Grange, Gillingham, Dorset, England

10 bedroom Mansion, West Country.

sleeps 8 - 20 guests
8 - 20
10 bedrooms
10
9 bathrooms
9
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

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.

Weekly Price from: £5800


Special Offer: from 19 September 2019 to 20 October 2019;
Late availability: from 19 September 2019 to 16 November 2019;

Cossington Park, Cossington, Somerset, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, The West Country.

sleeps 8 - 22 guests
8 - 22
9 bedrooms
9
4 bathrooms
4
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

A gold award winning country house in the Somerset countryside with beautiful gardens and playing fields and table tennis room, sleeps up to 22 in 6 bedrooms in the main house and 3 bedrooms in the adjoining annexe, benefiting from an excellent location only 5 miles from Bridgwater and 11 miles from Burnham on Sea.

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

Weekly Price from: £3655


Late availability: from 19 September 2019 to 30 September 2019;

Hill View House, Much Marcle, Herefordshire, England

5 bedroom Large Holiday House, Malvern Hills.

sleeps 2 - 10 guests
2 - 10
5 bedrooms
5
5 bathrooms
5
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1

Stylish 5 bedroom 5 bathroom new-build holiday house near the Wye Valley with breathtaking country views out towards the Malvern Hills.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £1600


Special Offer: from 28 September 2019 to 28 October 2019;
Late availability: from 19 September 2019 to 28 October 2019;

High Standard House with free Parking, WiFi, Sonos System and Games room, Checkley, Herefordshire, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

sleeps 2 - 11 guests
2 - 11
5 bedrooms
5
4 bathrooms
4
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1

Superb high quality 5 bedroom holiday house with luxurious interior and games room with pool table and table tennis just 15 minutesí drive from the beautiful town of Hereford (three of the five bedrooms have ensuite facilities and one of these ensuite bedrooms is on the ground floor and may suit a couple who want to avoid stairs).

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

Weekly Price from: £1600


Special Offer: from 19 September 2019 to 16 October 2019;
Late availability: from 19 September 2019 to 31 October 2019;

The Quad, Wellington, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

sleeps 2 - 16 guests
2 - 16
6 bedrooms
6
4 bathrooms
4
dog-friendly cottage, 6 dog(s) welcome
6
5 star

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, ideal for groups of family or friends (this property is hen party and stag party friendly).

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

Weekly Price from: £1200


Special Offer: from 19 September 2019 to 22 December 2019;
Late availability: from 19 September 2019 to 23 September 2019;

Agricola House, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England

7 bedroom Big Holiday House, Derbyshire Dales.

sleeps 1 - 14 guests
1 - 14
7 bedrooms
7
5 bathrooms
5
no dogs allowed

Award winning stylish 7 bedroom, 5 bathroom holiday house with cinema room and relaxing wellness sauna, set in Wirksworth, close to the Peak District National Park.

Special features: free internet access, games room, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £2675


Late availability: from 27 September 2019 to 30 September 2019;

Owl Barn, Leominster, Herefordshire, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

sleeps 2 - 11 guests
2 - 11
5 bedrooms
5
4 bathrooms
4
no dogs allowed

Idyllic barn conversion with private hot tub which benefits from a number of stunning features such as vaulted ceilings and wooden beams and also has a large garden where you can enjoy fantastic countryside views, nestled deep in the Herefordshire countryside yet only 5 mile from Leominster.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £1200


Late availability: from 25 September 2019 to 01 November 2019;

Harmony Cottage, Lydney, Gloucestershire, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, Cotswolds.

sleeps 1 - 9 guests
1 - 9
5 bedrooms
5
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Grade II listed country cottage with 5 bedrooms situated in the heart of the Forest of Dean and benefiting from a games room, a private hot tub and beautiful gardens.

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

Weekly Price from: £1600


Late availability: from 20 September 2019 to 22 September 2019;