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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Rainsbury House Exmoor, Upton, Taunton, Somerset, England

7 bedroom Barn (Split in to 2 Separate Holiday Barns), Exmoor National Park.

Two luxurious holiday barns set by extensive woodlands and pastures with wonderful countryside views in Exmoor National Park, with badminton court, indoor table tennis and access to an outdoor hot tub for relaxing holidays.

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

Price range from £1925 to £3200 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 13 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 24 September 2017 to 21 October 2017; from 28 October 2017 to 29 December 2017; from 02 January 2018 to 26 May 2018;

phone 01398 371595 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 24 September 2017 to 29 September 2017; from 02 October 2017 to 06 October 2017; from 08 October 2017 to 27 October 2017;

phone 07842 398247 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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 09 October 2017 to 14 October 2017; from 04 November 2017 to 09 November 2017; from 13 November 2017 to 18 November 2017;

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

Collipriest Holiday House, Tiverton, Devon, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, Exe Valley.

Beautiful 5 bedroom large country house set in generous gardens, next to unspoilt countryside close to Tiverton and half an hour's drive from Exmoor National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1200 to £1200 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
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phone 01271 377432 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Richmond Country House, St. Asaph, Denbighshire, Wales

6 bedroom Country House, North Wales and Cheshire.

Looking to rent an impressive country house for a special event or a special celebration? If so this 6 bedroom country holiday home could be perfect, with a private swimming pool, sauna, gym, tennis court and snooker room on offer, there is plenty to keep groups of friends or family entertained at this St Asaph holiday house.

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

Price range from £1240 to £2985 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 02 November 2017 to 03 November 2017; from 16 November 2017 to 17 November 2017; from 27 November 2017 to 01 December 2017;

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

Glenacres, Chideock , Dorset, England

5 bedroom Coastal Cottage, Jurassic Coast.

Beautifully furnished family-friendly holiday cottage with an outside heated swimming pool, extensive gardens, plus a trampoline and table-tennis, just 100 metres walk from the beach at Seatown (can be rented for family group special celebrations).

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

Price range from £2900 to £4900 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 24 September 2017 to 06 October 2017; from 08 October 2017 to 28 December 2017; from 04 January 2018 to 27 May 2018;

phone 02087720492 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Cotswold Manor Byre with Hot Tub and Games Barn, Bampton, Oxfordshire, England

6 bedroom Barn Conversion, The Cotswolds.

The Gorgeous Cotswold Manor Byre.

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

Price range from £4000 to £4800 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 24 September 2017 to 29 September 2017; from 01 October 2017 to 06 October 2017; from 08 October 2017 to 13 October 2017;

phone 01993 357404 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Glenuaig Lodge on Glencarron Estate, Lochcarron, Strathcarron, Inverness, Highland, Scotland

5 bedroom Large Country House, West Coast.

For a unique self-catering holiday Glenuaig Lodge could be perfect, with an isolated setting in a tranquil Scottish valley, this is an ideal place to enjoy outdoor pursuits, get away from it all and enjoy some wildlife watching.

Price range from £790 to £1160 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 24 September 2017 to 25 September 2017; from 30 October 2017 to 03 November 2017; from 05 November 2017 to 14 November 2017;

phone +44 (0)20 8340 7421 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Canford Dairy, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England

9 bedroom Large Country House, Jurrasic Coast.

large house with swimming pool near the Dorset Coast and Bournemouth, suitable for large groups.

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

Price range from £2150 to £4550 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 20 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 24 September 2017 to 09 October 2017; from 16 October 2017 to 20 October 2017; from 27 October 2017 to 22 December 2017;

phone 01747811243 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Bank End Lodge, Grizebeck, Cumbria, England

5 bedroom Barn Conversion, Near to Lake District National Park.

Large pet-friendly Lake District barn conversion, with 5 bedrooms, a warm bubbly outdoor hot tub and stunning countryside views, just 6 miles from Coniston Water.

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

Price range from £630 to £1490 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 20 October 2017 to 27 October 2017;

phone 01229 889786 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Cotswold Manor Lodge with Hot-Tub and Games Barn, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

7 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, Middle England.

Wonderful large holiday home with relaxing hot tub and countryside views sleeping up to 22 in 7 bedrooms in high quality accommodation, set on a lovely Cotswold Country Estate just 20 minutes drive from Oxford, 30 minutes from Cheltenham and one hour's drive from London.

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

Price range from £5000 to £10000 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 22 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 24 September 2017 to 29 September 2017; from 02 October 2017 to 06 October 2017; from 08 October 2017 to 13 October 2017;

phone 01993 357404 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 September 2017 to 06 October 2017; from 09 October 2017 to 20 October 2017; from 22 October 2017 to 27 October 2017;

phone 01823 480570 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Toad Hall, Swilland, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England

6 bedroom Cottage / Large Country House, East Anglia and Suffolk Coast / country.

Picture-perfect large Suffolk country cottage with 6 bedrooms, exposed timbers, inglenook fireplace and large gardens, with the added bonus of the coast being within easy reach for day trips.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £920 to £1570 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 11 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 25 September 2017 to 29 September 2017; from 02 October 2017 to 06 October 2017; from 16 October 2017 to 20 October 2017;

phone 020 8340 7421 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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

11 bedroom Cottage Complex, South Coast.

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 £315 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 25 September 2017 to 27 October 2017;
Late availability: from 25 September 2017 to 13 October 2017;

phone 01548 511105 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 25 September 2017 to 29 September 2017; from 02 October 2017 to 06 October 2017; from 09 October 2017 to 13 October 2017;

phone 01477 518448 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Bruisyard Hall, Framlingham, Suffolk, England

12 bedroom Large Country House, East Anglia.

Elegant historical country house situated within a private 700 acre Suffolk estate, with many fine features this fantastic property is ideal for special celebrations, parties and corporate events (this property is a Licensed wedding venue), hen parties and stag parties welcome.

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

Price range from £4000 to £6000 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 24 people in 12 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 10
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Special Offer: from 23 September 2017 to 01 November 2017;
Late availability: from 23 September 2017 to 15 November 2017;

phone 01728 639 000 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Chimney Gill Farmhouse near the Lake District, Penrith, Cumbria, England

5 bedroom Holiday Farmhouse, Near to the Lake District National Park.

Pretty 5 bedroom holiday farmhouse set on a working farm close to Sebergham in Cumbria, with a gorgeous interior and exterior, come and experience country living at its best with up to 12 friends or family, with the added benefit of the northern part of the Lake District National Park and Carlisle within easy reach for days out.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £665 to £1611 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 24 September 2017 to 29 September 2017; from 02 October 2017 to 06 October 2017; from 09 October 2017 to 13 October 2017;

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

Pensarn Hall Dogs-welcome Cottage, Snowdonia North Wales , Llanbedr, Gwynedd, Wales

7 bedroom Large Country House, Snowdonia National Park.

Pensarn Hall is a splendid dog-friendly Victorian house to rent in the heart of Snowdonia which is ideal for group stays; 7 bedrooms that sleep up to 15 people, a snooker table, a garden with BBQ facilities, kitchens equipped with dishwashers and every appliance one could possibly need for an easy self-catering break in Llanbedr, Wales.

Price range from £1348 to £3030 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 15 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 09 October 2017 to 13 October 2017; from 17 October 2017 to 20 October 2017; from 03 November 2017 to 23 November 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 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 25 September 2017 to 29 September 2017; from 02 October 2017 to 06 October 2017; from 09 October 2017 to 13 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 24 September 2017 to 29 September 2017; from 02 October 2017 to 06 October 2017; from 09 October 2017 to 19 October 2017;

phone 01803 875044 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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