Cottage that sleeps 12 people for a party

There are those special occasions when people get together to celebrate a birthday or unusual circumstance in life, perhaps a milestone or achievement and require a large house where all can stay and enjoy a celebratory meal or party together. The following self-catering houses and cottages are ideal for such an occasion.

Check to see whether the dining table is large enough to seat all 12 people if you are planning that special meal or whether trestle tables could be made available for a buffet. The cottage owner will be pleased to explain what facilities are on hand so that you can organise your party. Click on the cottage photographs to open a page of detailed information about each self-catering property.

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Winstitchen Farm, Minehead, Somerset, England

4 bedroom Large Country House, Exmoor National Park.

Four bedroom secluded holiday farmhouse with fantastic moorland views nestled in the naturally beautiful greenery of Exmoor National Park with the coast easily accessible for day trips.

Price range from £300 to £1200 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Late availability: from 02 June 2018 to 09 June 2018;

phone 01598 741 289 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Trooper's Holiday Barn, Shropshire Hills AONB, Westhope, Shropshire, England

5 bedroom Farmstay, Heart of England - Shropshire.

First class 5 bedroom barn conversion, located on a working farm in the Hope Valley and by the Shropshire Hills, ideal for groups of friends or family and boasting access to some fantastic leisure facilities including an outdoor hot tub, games room with pool table, table football and table tennis and gym.

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

Price range from £739 to £2618 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 24 April 2018 to 27 April 2018; from 30 April 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 07 May 2018 to 11 May 2018;

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

Nutcombe Holiday Cottages, Combe Martin, Devon, England

7 bedroom Barn Conversion, South West.

A collection of three high quality barn conversions located on Nutcombe farm, situated less than a mile from Exmoor National Park and a similar distance from the coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £350 to £1195 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 14 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Late availability: from 23 April 2018 to 26 May 2018;

phone 01271 889379 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Priory Country House, South Wales, Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire, Wales

6 bedroom Manor House, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

Traditional fine country house with 6 bedrooms, sea views and beautifully presented gardens with a convenient location just a short walk from the coastal village of Saundersfoot along the Pembrokeshire Coast, sleeps groups of up to 12 friends or family.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1035 to £2745 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 24 April 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 11 May 2018 to 18 May 2018; from 06 July 2018 to 13 July 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 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 24 April 2018 to 27 April 2018; from 30 April 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 07 May 2018 to 11 May 2018;

phone 01803 875044 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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 its original features such as the stunning inglenook fireplace, with a cinema room and shared 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 £2980 to £4730 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 14 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 24 April 2018 to 25 April 2018; from 13 May 2018 to 18 May 2018; from 20 May 2018 to 26 May 2018;

phone 01935 840964 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)
Next availability:
from 24 April 2018 to 27 April 2018; from 08 May 2018 to 25 May 2018; from 08 June 2018 to 18 June 2018;

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

The Stables Parkgate Holiday Barn, Barnstaple, Devon, England

6 bedroom Large Country Cottage, West Country.

Relax in luxurious and stylish surroundings at the Stables Parkgate.

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

Price range from £995 to £3050 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 24 April 2018 to 30 April 2018; from 07 May 2018 to 11 May 2018; from 14 May 2018 to 25 May 2018;

phone 01271 377432 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Tamarack Lodge, Otterford, Somerset, England

3 bedroom Log Cabin, West Country.

High quality 3 bedroom log cabin situated on a farm close to the Blackdown Hills with gorgeous views of the Yarty Valley.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £650 to £1395 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 12 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 24 April 2018 to 29 April 2018;

phone 01823601270 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Hillside Croft & Billys Bothy large group accommodation, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England

5 bedroom Grade II Listed, heart of England.

Two beautiful large holiday cottages within the Derbyshire Dales, 5 star rated and award winning, these big cottages are fine places to stay and conveniently located for discovering some of the best of the Peak District National Park.

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

Price range from £1750 to £2250 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 14 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 24 April 2018 to 27 April 2018; from 30 April 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 07 May 2018 to 11 May 2018;

phone +44(0)1335 344795 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Trainer's Country House, Malton, Yorkshire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Near the Howardian Hills AONB.

Escape for a relaxing holiday with friends or family to this superb 6 bedroom country house with a stylish modern interior and private indoor heated swimming pool, nestled next to pastures and woodlands in a rural hamlet close to Malton in Yorkshire and conveniently near to the Howardian Hills and North York Moors National Park.

Special features: pool ().

Price range from £1485 to £2966 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 07 May 2018 to 11 May 2018; from 21 May 2018 to 25 May 2018; from 17 June 2018 to 22 June 2018;

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

Meare Court, Taunton, Somerset, England

5 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 £795 to £795 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 14 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 24 April 2018 to 27 April 2018; from 29 April 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 07 May 2018 to 11 May 2018;

phone 01823 480570 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 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, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £2800 to £4250 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 04 May 2018 to 07 May 2018; from 01 June 2018 to 19 July 2018;
Late availability: from 04 May 2018 to 07 May 2018;

phone 01285 323789 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Riverside House, Litton Mill, Derbyshire, England

4 bedroom Riverside Holiday House, Peak District.

Holiday house with riverside garden in the Peak District, just 10 miles from Bakewell, with onsite games room with air hockey, pool table, table football, an X box and Playstation 2 for fun holidays with friends or family.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £987 to £1697 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 12 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (5 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 25 April 2018 to 27 April 2018; from 01 May 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 08 May 2018 to 11 May 2018;

phone 07980390520 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Stone Barn, Holsworthy, Devon, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, West Devon.

Luxurious five bedroom eco-friendly barn conversion with private enclosed garden and easy access to award winning nature trails (Devon Wildlife Trust gold award winning nature trails), this high quality holiday property is both family-friendly and dog-friendly.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £600 to £2350 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 23 April 2018 to 29 April 2018;
Late availability: from 23 April 2018 to 03 May 2018;

phone 01409253093 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Kyle Country Cottage, Roscrea, South Tipperary, Ireland

5 bedroom Irish Country Cottage, Ireland.

For a tranquil rural retreat break with friends or family, this welcoming 5 bedroom pet-friendly holiday home could be the place to stay and with a warm bubbly outdoor hot tub and location close to Roscrea has plenty to recommend it.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £435 to £952 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 24 April 2018 to 05 May 2018; from 12 May 2018 to 26 May 2018;

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

Fuchsia Lodge on the Dingle Peninsula, Ballyferriter, Kerry, Ireland

6 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Ireland.

Looking for group accommodation for up to 12 friends or family on the Dingle Peninsular? If so, this fantastic holiday house with its wonderful countryside and sea views could fit the bill.

Price range from £341 to £866 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 29 April 2018 to 12 May 2018; from 19 May 2018 to 02 June 2018; from 16 June 2018 to 23 June 2018;

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

Bookilber Barn Conversion, Yorkshire Dales, Settle, Yorkshire, England

6 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, Northern England.

Located next to stunning Yorkshire Dales countryside, this 6 bedroom barn conversion offers high quality accommodation in a fantastic rural setting.

Special features: indoor hot tub.

Price range from £1200 to £2645 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 24 April 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 07 May 2018 to 18 May 2018; from 21 May 2018 to 25 May 2018;

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

Millgrove House, Taunton, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Quantocks.

Secluded 5 star rated six bedroom country retreat in the West Country with swimming pool, enclosed garden and outdoor children's play area, sleeping a group of 12 family or friends (hen-do and stag-do bookings welcome).

Special features: free internet access, pool (In garden under Cover), games room.

Price range from £1000 to £4500 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 27 April 2018 to 30 April 2018; from 18 May 2018 to 21 May 2018; from 25 June 2018 to 06 July 2018;

phone 01884 849 127 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Ranby Hill Barn, Horncastle, Louth, Lincolnshire, England

6 bedroom Brick-Built Converted Barn, East Anglia.

Fabulous high quality large converted barn with exposed beams and light and airy interior, sleeping up to 12 family or friends in pet-friendly accommodation, with panoramic views out over the Lincolnshire countryside and an outdoor hot tub and games room with pool table, this is a fantastic place to keep large groups entertained.

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

Price range from £1050 to £2995 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 24 April 2018 to 27 April 2018; from 30 April 2018 to 04 May 2018; from 14 May 2018 to 18 May 2018;

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