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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Longview Manor , Bath, Somerset, England

11 bedroom Country Manor House, Cotswolds .

Impressive 11 bedroom country house with an elegant and stylish interior, set in beautiful gardens and boasting impressive valley views, just 6 miles from Bath, complete with a large heated outdoor swimming pool on site (open from May to end of September), as well as a sauna, outdoor hot tub and games room.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Large heated outdoor pool available from 1 May to 30 September if the weather is warm we may keep it open a couple of weeks after this), games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £2000 to £6000 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 24 people in 11 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 31 July 2017 to 04 August 2017; from 07 August 2017 to 11 August 2017; from 14 August 2017 to 18 August 2017;

phone 01747811243 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Northolme Hall, Wainfleet All Saints, Lincolnshire, England

11 bedroom Large Country House, East Midlands.

Impressive 8 bedroom Lincolnshire country house set amongst beautiful gardens near Skegness and the Lincolnshire Wolds, plus a 3 bedroom Elizabethan cottage to rent, with an indoor swimming pool on site, a games room as well an outdoor tennis court, Northolme Hall is ideal for big groups of friends or family and could be the perfect place to rent for big family get-togethers or special celebrations such as anniversary or birthday parties (well behaved hen parties welcome by arrangement).

Special features: free internet access, pool (Within the Hall), tennis court, games room.

Price range from £4452 to £5900 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 21 people in 11 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 31 July 2017 to 05 August 2017; from 09 August 2017 to 11 August 2017; from 14 August 2017 to 15 August 2017;

phone 07580 151515 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Victoria & Albert Suite Barn Conversion, Blandford Forum, Dorset, England

6 bedroom Barn Conversion Accommodation, West Country.

Luxurious barn conversion accommodation, sleeping up to 14 people in stylish comfortable surroundings, with lots to offer including access to excellent leisure facilities on site including an indoor heated swimming pool, a sauna, hot tub and a gym, as well as a games room with full-size pool table, a quiz machine and football table and an outdoor play area for children, as well as coarse fishing lakes.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Onsite, shared with all residents.), games room, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1195 to £2720 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 28 July 2017 to 31 August 2017; from 28 July 2017 to 31 August 2017;

phone 01258817501 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Brookbank farm, Blackden Heath, Cheshire, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

Large and spacious holiday farmhouse with outdoor hot tub and games room, set in the stunning Cheshire countryside, ideal for groups of friends (including hens or stags) or family breaks.

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

Price range from £1300 to £3300 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 16 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 31 July 2017 to 04 August 2017; from 06 August 2017 to 11 August 2017; from 14 August 2017 to 16 August 2017;

phone 01477 518448 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 04 September 2017 to 08 September 2017; from 15 September 2017 to 22 September 2017; from 24 September 2017 to 29 September 2017;

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

Brookside Country House, Ceiriog Valley, Bronygarth, Shropshire, England

10 bedroom Manor House, Glyn Ceiriog Valley.

Live it up at this 10 bedroom Country House, whatever the occasion, this impressive holiday house offers ample space for large groups of up to 30 and is set within 2 acres of gardens within the Glyn Ceiriog Valley, with elegant accommodation and views out to Chirk Castle plus shared access to an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, gym, tennis and squash courts, this is a very special Manor House, situated just 2 miles from Chirk.

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

Price range from £2300 to £4894 per week
Sleeps from 15 to 30 people in 10 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 04 September 2017 to 08 September 2017; from 11 September 2017 to 15 September 2017; from 18 September 2017 to 22 September 2017;

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

Swan House, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Cotswolds.

Family-friendly large six bedroom country cottage with generous gardens and trout lake in the Coln Valley, said to be one of the Cotswold's most picturesque valleys.

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

Price range from £3000 to £4100 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 31 July 2017 to 04 August 2017; from 11 August 2017 to 17 August 2017; from 20 August 2017 to 25 August 2017;

phone 020 8995 9072 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Shells Dogs-welcome Cottage, South West England , Lower Washford, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Thatched Cottage, West Country.

Enchanting, dog and family friendly, thatched cottage near Washford, located within beautiful private gardens on the edge of Exmoor National Park, 5 miles from the wooded hillside of Dunster Castle and just a little further afield from the medieval Cannington Priory and the chance to chill in the blue garden.

Price range from £585 to £1475 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 01 September 2017 to 08 September 2017; from 11 September 2017 to 15 September 2017; from 02 October 2017 to 06 October 2017;

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 04 September 2017 to 08 September 2017; from 11 September 2017 to 29 September 2017; from 02 October 2017 to 06 October 2017;

phone 01803 875044 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Rush Family-Holiday House, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, England

8 bedroom Large House, South of England - Isle of Wight.

Large 8 bedroom Isle of Wight holiday home with spacious accommodation, ideal for groups of up to 20 friends or family, offering fantastic leisure facilities including a gym and outdoor hot tub, on the outskirts of Shanklin, pet-friendly property.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £2294 to £4343 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 20 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 16 December 2017 to 22 December 2017; from 05 January 2018 to 30 March 2018; from 06 April 2018 to 26 May 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 29 July 2017 to 04 August 2017; from 07 August 2017 to 11 August 2017; from 18 August 2017 to 25 August 2017;

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 25 August 2017 to 08 September 2017; from 18 September 2017 to 17 November 2017; from 20 November 2017 to 24 November 2017;

phone 01271 377432 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Courtyard Barn, Tideswell (near Sheffield/Buxton/Chesterfield), Tideswell, Derbyshire, England

8 bedroom Large Barn Convertion with lots of character, Peak District National Park.

Fantastic holiday barn conversion located within the Peak District National Park, featuring a games room with table tennis, table football and dance floor, making this an excellent party house for large groups of friends or family (well behaved groups of hens and stags welcome).

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1605 to £2205 per week
Sleeps from 16 to 20 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 10 November 2017 to 13 November 2017; from 24 November 2017 to 28 November 2017; from 08 December 2017 to 12 December 2017;

phone 01298 871004 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Owl Barn, Leominster, Herefordshire, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

Idyllic barn conversion 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.

Price range from £1200 to £2500 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 11 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 01 September 2017 to 08 September 2017; from 11 September 2017 to 22 September 2017; from 25 September 2017 to 29 September 2017;

phone 01885 400 328 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Chelwood House, Bath, Somerset, England

12 bedroom Large Country House, South West.

Large country house with 9 bedrooms set amongst glorious countryside close to Bath in Somerset, additional annexe also available by arrangement, ideal holiday home for large groups, special celebrations and large family getaways.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £2300 to £4200 per week
Sleeps from 15 to 33 people in 12 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 12
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 18 August 2017 to 21 August 2017;

phone Contact by email only 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


Next availability: from 13 October 2017 to 20 October 2017; from 30 October 2017 to 10 November 2017; from 24 November 2017 to 01 December 2017;

phone 01409253093 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 11 September 2017 to 15 September 2017; from 18 September 2017 to 22 September 2017; from 09 October 2017 to 13 October 2017;

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

The Farmhouse at Sherrill Farm, Tavistock, Devon, England

7 bedroom Large Cottage, Tamar Valley.

Spacious 7 bedroom holiday farmhouse with own private hot tub near Tavistock, ideal for big groups and enjoying access to excellent leisure facilities at Sherrill Farm which include an indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, all weather tennis court, games room and children's play area with swings and slide, all just 40 minutes' drive from the coast.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Shared swimming pool at Sherrill Farm.), games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1725 to £3550 per week
Sleeps from 14 to 22 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 01 September 2017 to 08 September 2017; from 11 September 2017 to 15 September 2017; from 18 September 2017 to 22 September 2017;

phone 01271 377432 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Tan Y Graig Country House, Pentraeth, Anglesey, Wales

6 bedroom Large Country House, Anglesey and Cheshire.

High ceilings, elegant accommodation including one four poster bedroom and a games room with pool table, lush gardens and a fantastic location await you at this impressive 6 bedroom country house, sleeping up to 16, this is great house for groups of friends or family looking to holiday close to the coast on the Isle of Anglesey, the local beach is less than a mile away.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1565 to £3190 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 05 September 2017 to 15 September 2017; from 18 September 2017 to 20 October 2017; from 30 October 2017 to 02 November 2017;

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

Edingtonhill House, Berwick on Tweed, Berwickshire, Scotland

7 bedroom Large Country House, Scottish Borders.

Edingtonhill House is a high quality 7 bedroom Scottish holiday home offering luxurious accommodation in the heart of the borders of Scotland, with an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and children's play area as well as a fantastic country location, this house really does have it all.

Special features: free internet access, pool (part of house), games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £3895 to £4895 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 22 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 14 August 2017 to 18 August 2017; from 28 August 2017 to 01 September 2017; from 03 September 2017 to 15 September 2017;

phone 07842 398247 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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