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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Large Devonshire Barn with Hot Tub, Axminster, Devon, England

6 bedroom Barn Conversion, West Country.

Six bedroom Devonshire barn conversion in the Axe Valley with high quality interiors, ideal for large groups, big families or hen parties.

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

Price range from £3600 to £3600 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 01 September 2017 to 04 September 2017;

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

Ingleside Family Cottage, Cotswolds, Adsett, Westbury On Severn, Gloucestershire, England

6 bedroom Cottage, Cotswolds.

Large family-friendly 6 bedroom holiday cottage and beautiful mature garden, nestled in a rural hamlet near to the Forest of Dean and within easy reach of the Cotswold Hills and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Special features: games room.

Price range from £785 to £3030 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 04 June 2017 to 09 June 2017; from 11 June 2017 to 23 June 2017; from 27 June 2017 to 30 June 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 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 >

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 03 June 2017 to 23 June 2017; from 25 June 2017 to 01 July 2017; from 15 July 2017 to 22 July 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 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 02 June 2017 to 30 June 2017;

phone 01747811243 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Whitehaven, Lydney, Gloucestershire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Forest of Dean.

Fantastic 6 bedroom large country house set in generous gardens and with countryside views, nestled in the Forest of Dean, with a heated indoor swimming pool plus two games rooms, this is a great holiday property for groups of friends or family (families will love the outdoor children's play area complete with swings, slide and trampoline) and this house sleeps up to 12 people.

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

Price range from £1750 to £4800 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01823 665500 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Large 9 Bedroom House, The Old Rectory, Williton, Somerset, England

9 bedroom Mansion, West Quantoxhead.

This wonderful 9 bedroom country house with its magnificent views out to sea, high quality interior, relaxing hot tub and games room with pool table/table tennis, is a great place to stay for groups of up to 18 family or friends in England’s West Country.

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

Price range from £2050 to £4750 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 18 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01823 665500 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 31 May 2017 to 02 June 2017; from 04 June 2017 to 09 June 2017; from 11 June 2017 to 16 June 2017;

phone 01823 480570 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Skendleby Hall, Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England

13 bedroom Wedding Venue, Lincolnshire Wolds.

Fabulous 13 bedroom large country house located within extensive gardens in the Lincolnshire Wolds area, with a games room, sauna, steam shower, indoor hot tub and a secluded location as well as country views, this is a very special holiday home which is ideal for large families or big groups for special celebrations or just very special holidays, it's even possible to get married here.

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

Price range from £4200 to £4800 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 28 people in 13 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 13
Pet Friendly: No (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 01 September 2017 to 20 October 2017;
Late availability: from 16 June 2017 to 30 June 2017;

phone 01754 890131 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Granary, Nether Stowey, Somerset, England

9 bedroom Barn Conversion, West Country.

With a swimming pool, hot tub and Nordic style BBQ lodge on site, the Granary is a great place for large groups of friends or family to relax and unwind in the beautiful Somerset countryside, just 20 minutes' drive from the coast.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Indoor heated pool), games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £3850 to £6950 per week
Sleeps from 18 to 24 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01823 665500 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Brodawel Dog-Friendly House, coastal Snowdonia, Aberdovey, Gwynedd, Wales

7 bedroom Edwardian Holiday House, Mid Wales.

This large holiday house is situated by a hillside just outside of the seaside village of Aberdovey within the coastal part of Snowdonia National Park and boasts fantastic sea views, for groups looking to enjoy walking, hiking and sightseeing or simply a get away from it all holiday, this 7 bedroom dog-friendly holiday home could be a great place to stay.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1149 to £3471 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 15 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 01 September 2017 to 08 September 2017; from 15 September 2017 to 22 September 2017; from 29 September 2017 to 27 October 2017;

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 31 May 2017 to 16 June 2017; from 19 June 2017 to 23 June 2017; from 26 June 2017 to 30 June 2017;

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

Swilland Mill, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England

7 bedroom Cottage Complex, East Anglia.

Collection of three unique holiday homes located within an impressive converted Mill in Suffolk, gold award winning and 5 star rated accommodation.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £435 to £2700 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 14 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5 star)

phone 01473 785122 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Dragon Country House near Exmoor, Dunster, Somerset, England

8 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Stay in style at this large 8 bedroom country house, located by Exmoor National Park close to Dunster, whether for a special celebration, occasion or family break, this property offers spacious rooms and plenty of space for groups of up to 22 friends or family plus 2 dogs.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1875 to £4785 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 22 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 8
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 05 June 2017 to 09 June 2017; from 12 June 2017 to 16 June 2017; from 14 July 2017 to 21 July 2017;

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

High standard house with free Parking,WiFi,Sonos System and Games room , Checkley, Herefordshire, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

Superb high quality 5 bedroom holiday house with luxurious interior and games room with pool table and table tennis just 15 minutes’ 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.

Price range from £1900 to £2300 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 30 May 2017 to 22 June 2017; from 30 May 2017 to 30 July 2017;
Late availability: from 31 May 2017 to 31 July 2017;

phone 078877 14973 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)


Next availability: from 12 June 2017 to 16 June 2017; from 19 June 2017 to 23 June 2017; from 14 July 2017 to 15 July 2017;

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

Boswell Farm Cottages, Harcombe, Sidmouth, Devon, England

17 bedroom 3 Bedroom or 2 Bedroom Farm Cottages, West Country.

Seven award winning country cottages nestled by farmlands on a Devon farm within a tranquil Devonshire valley, with an all-weather tennis court, children’s play area and well stocked coarse fishing lake on site, this is an idyllic place to stay and the nearest beach is only around one and a half miles away.

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

Price range from £350 to £2500 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 35 people in 17 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 11
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01395514162 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Devon Manor House, Shirwell, Devon, England

8 bedroom Manor House, West Country.

Escape for a very special holiday with a group of friends or family to this superb historical 8 bedroom country house, with a private swimming pool, a hard tennis court and walled gardens plus a location close to Barnstaple in North Devon, this large holiday house has plenty to offer big groups.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Outdoor swimming pool, which can be heated if needed at an additional small charge. ), tennis court.

Price range from £1800 to £6000 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 16 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 12 June 2017 to 15 June 2017; from 18 June 2017 to 23 June 2017; from 14 July 2017 to 28 July 2017;

phone 01271 377 432 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Rotherwood Family Cottage, Matlock, Peak District , Matlock, Derbyshire, England

5 bedroom Cottage, Peak District Midlands.

Large family-friendly stone-built holiday cottage with a private walled garden located in the village of Darley Dale, just one mile from Matlock on the edge of the Peak District National Park, on days out discover the National Trust's historic Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall's Elizabeth Knot Garden and a little further afield Grassmoor Country Park.

Price range from £493 to £1106 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 09 June 2017 to 12 August 2017; from 19 August 2017 to 21 August 2017; from 24 August 2017 to 26 August 2017;

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

The Granary, Dunster, Somerset, England

8 bedroom Barn Conversion, West Country.

Idyllic, gold award winning, 5 star rated barn conversion with lawned gardens and relaxing hot tub, situated within a valley in Exmoor National Park, close to the Brendon Hills.

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

Price range from £1800 to £3500 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 16 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 8
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5star with gold award)


Next availability: from 05 June 2017 to 09 June 2017; from 12 June 2017 to 30 June 2017; from 03 July 2017 to 07 July 2017;

phone 01984 640920 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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