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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Donour Holiday Lodge, Fanore, Clare, Ireland

7 bedroom Holiday House, Ireland - County Clare.

Delightful large Irish holiday cottage with 7 bedrooms and lovely views over Burren National Park out to sea, just a walk away from the local blue flag award winning beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £470 to £1013 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 16 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 13 June 2018 to 15 June 2018; from 18 June 2018 to 23 June 2018; from 22 July 2018 to 23 July 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 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 25 May 2018 to 26 May 2018;

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

Inverallan Country House, Scottish Highlands, Grantown-On-Spey, Inverness-shire, Scotland

7 bedroom Large Country House, Highlands near Cairngorms National Park.

Impressive Scottish Country House with 7 bedrooms, with an elegant and spacious interior, ideal for large groups or special celebrations, close to the stunning Cairngorms National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1795 to £4743 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 15 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 01 October 2018 to 13 October 2018; from 20 October 2018 to 23 March 2019;

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

The Gothic Church, East Horrington, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Fabulous unique holiday home with stunning original features combined with modern stylish interiors as well as a relaxing hot tub, this is a truly special place to stay.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £2160 to £4000 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 21 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 27 May 2018 to 01 June 2018; from 03 June 2018 to 08 June 2018; from 10 June 2018 to 15 June 2018;

phone 07525833737 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Durstone Cottages, Hereford, Herefordshire, England

9 bedroom Cottage Complex, Heart of England.

Collection of five rural holiday cottages with a shared games room located in the unspoilt Herefordshire countryside.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1799 to £3750 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 22 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 04 June 2018 to 08 June 2018; from 18 June 2018 to 22 June 2018; from 25 June 2018 to 29 June 2018;

phone 01885400221 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Burnhope Holiday Lodge, Wearhead, Durham, 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)
Next availability:
from 25 May 2018 to 01 June 2018; from 15 June 2018 to 22 June 2018; from 06 July 2018 to 16 July 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 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 £3500 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 01 June 2018 to 15 June 2018; from 24 June 2018 to 06 July 2018; from 10 July 2018 to 20 July 2018;


Special Offer: from 24 May 2018 to 25 May 2018;

phone 01271 377432 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Braunton Farmhouse, Braunton, Devon, England

5 bedroom Large Farmhouse, West Country.

Large 5 bedroom rural retreat with tranquil country views, sleeping up to 10 people in stylish and comfortable accommodation, just a short drive from the beautiful North Devon coast.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £795 to £2350 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 01 June 2018 to 22 June 2018;

phone 01271 377432 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Hidden Valley Country House near Bath, Box, Wiltshire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Superb 6 bedroom country house with beautiful stylish interior and fantastic outdoor swimming pool, nestled by private woodlands, just 10 minutes’ drive from the historical spa city of Bath.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Outdoor swimming pool in the gardens. Open March to September only ).

Price range from £1850 to £3150 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 04 June 2018 to 07 June 2018;

phone 01747811243 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 28 May 2018 to 01 June 2018; from 03 June 2018 to 08 June 2018; from 10 June 2018 to 15 June 2018;

phone 01823 480570 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Y Sgubor Holiday Barn, Llangynog, Builth Wells, Powys, Wales

5 bedroom Farmstay, North Wales and Cheshire.

Beautiful high quality barn conversion set in the scenic Pennant Valley, with what has to be one of Wales' best sited hot tubs, sleeping up to 11 people plus 2 pet dogs in a lovely countryside setting, just 2 miles from Llangynog.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £760 to £1610 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 11 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 04 June 2018 to 08 June 2018; from 02 July 2018 to 06 July 2018; from 14 September 2018 to 28 September 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 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 a heated 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 04 June 2018 to 15 June 2018; from 02 July 2018 to 06 July 2018; from 13 July 2018 to 27 July 2018;

phone 01823 431622 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Croft Country House, Peterchurch, Herefordshire, England

11 bedroom Country Estate, Heart of England.

Large 11 bedroom country house in Herefordshire with extensive acreage with stunning views out to the Black Mountains and sprawling accommodation for up to 24 guests, whatever the occasion and whether for a break with a group of family or friends, with an indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, gym and games room, this is a house to impress.

Special features: free internet access, pool (), games room.

Price range from £1728 to £4091 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 24 people in 11 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 8
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 25 June 2018 to 29 June 2018; from 03 September 2018 to 07 September 2018; from 17 September 2018 to 21 September 2018;

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

Double House Farmhouse, Henton, Somerset, England

5 bedroom Holiday Farmhouse, West Country.

Large impressive stone-built holiday farmhouse with 5 bedrooms, large garden and eco-friendly credentials, sleeping groups of up to 12 friends or family, situated near to the Mendip Hills, Glastonbury and the historic city of Wells.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £875 to £2350 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 01 June 2018 to 08 June 2018; from 15 June 2018 to 20 July 2018; from 27 July 2018 to 03 August 2018;

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

Beeson Farm Holiday Cottages South Devon, Kingsbridge, Devon, England

11 bedroom Cottage Complex, South Hams.

Award winning farm holiday cottages set within a peaceful Devonshire valley within an area of outstanding natural beauty, featured and recommended by the Guardian, Express and Observer.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £295 to £1050 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 22 people in 11 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 12
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 01 June 2018 to 28 June 2018;
Late availability: from 15 June 2018 to 28 June 2018;

phone 01548 511105 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Nuide Country House, Newtonmore, Inverness-shire, Scotland

5 bedroom Large Country House, Cairngorms National Park.

Five bedroom Scottish country house with fantastic views over the surrounding fields and farmlands out to the Monadhliath Mountains and a prime location within the Cairngorms National Park, sleeps groups of up to 10 people.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £850 to £1595 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 29 May 2018 to 22 June 2018; from 25 June 2018 to 07 July 2018; from 14 July 2018 to 21 July 2018;

phone 01271 377432 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Skyfall Rural Retreat, Bath, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Unique Holiday Home, West Country.

With a heavenly name, this is a heavenly, unique holiday home, situated just 5 miles from Bath, complete with a warm bubbly outdoor hot tub, this property is ideal for large groups or big families looking for an idyllic high quality rural retreat.

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

Price range from £1900 to £3960 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 04 June 2018 to 08 June 2018;

phone 01747811243 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 04 June 2018 to 08 June 2018; from 02 July 2018 to 06 July 2018; from 10 July 2018 to 13 July 2018;

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

Corffe House, Barnstaple, Devon, England

8 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Beautiful 8 bedroom Grade II listed country house, set within beautiful gardens close to Barnstaple, complete with cinema room/games room and enjoying access to an indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub and tennis court, ideal for big groups of friends or family looking to celebrate or holiday in style.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Within grounds of Corffe Cottages), tennis court, games room, indoor hot tub.

Price range from £3500 to £6500 per week
Sleeps from 16 to 20 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 04 June 2018 to 06 June 2018; from 11 June 2018 to 12 June 2018; from 14 June 2018 to 15 June 2018;

phone 01271 268292 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 25 May 2018 to 02 June 2018; from 16 June 2018 to 23 June 2018; from 21 July 2018 to 28 July 2018;

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