We’ve got tonnes of big cottages and large holiday houses scattered across the country; perfect for family reunions or friends getting together.
From grand town houses in the heart of bustling high streets to rambling country houses surrounded by rolling hills; you needn’t compromise on comfort or luxury if you’re travelling as a large group.
If you’re planning a wild hen party or stag party, weekend away with a group of friends, or family holidaying with all the generations, there’s a home for every group and every occasion.
Best locations for a 9-bedroom holiday cottage
If you’re planning a group getaway then there are lots of beautiful homes to choose from on the coastline, in the countryside or in the city.
Best for: City charm
Located in the heart of our cosmopolitan capital city in London, Greenwich is a great location for group getaways in an urban setting. Cruise along the River Thames on a boat, visit one of many local museums or stroll through Greenwich Park.
Place to stay: Greenwich Hall is a beautiful and grand home in Eltham. The stunning nine-bedroom house is pet-friendly and ideal for big groups looking for fun with a sauna, gym and games room.
Location: Lake District
Best for: Outdoor activities
The Lake District has it all; stunning landscapes, charming towns, and a whole host of activities to keep everyone entertained. Paddle across Lake Windermere on canoes, hike up a peak for amazing views, or browse the shops and enjoy a tasty lunch in the heart of one of the area’s cosy pubs.
Place to stay: The Oaks is a magnificent country house, dating back to 1862, with en suite bedrooms on the first and ground floor. The 12-bedroom home is set amongst beautiful woodlands just outside Bowness-on-Windermere.
Best for: Seaside celebrations
Bournemouth is a beautiful seaside resort with a long golden beach. The town is a popular destination for summer breaks and has lots of family activities like crazy golf and fairground rides. And at night, it really comes to life with an abundance of bustling bars, restaurants, pubs and nightclubs.
Place to stay: Enjoy sea views and over nine bedrooms at The Bournemouth Grange, a large Victorian property in the heart of the town.
Best for: Fun in the country
County Meath is a beautiful region bursting full of heritage and charm. The former seat of the High Kings of Ireland, there are castles and one of only three Unesco World Heritage sites in Ireland. It’s also just a short drive to the city lights and excitement of Dublin.
Place to stay: Plunkett House is a stunning home set in 200 acres of parkland in County Meath. The 10-bedroom house boasts numerous sitting rooms, a library, and outside, has obstacles courses, zip lining and archery.
Best for: Rural retreat
Lying in the east, Ipswich is the county town of Suffolk. Home of Ipswich Town Football Club, the town lies on the River Orwell and boasts a wonderful harbour lined with restaurants and boutiques. Ipswich is surrounded by farmland and countryside, just a short drive from the beaches of the Suffolk and Eassex coast.
Place to stay: The Old Rectory is a beautiful 13-bedroom mansion on the outskirts of Ipswich. The dog-friendly country house sits in extensive grounds and has a great games room for kids to enjoy.
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