Celebrating a wedding, birthday party or hen weekend soon? Whatever your reason for gathering everyone together, we’re here to help you book the perfect venue to set the scene for your celebrations. From elegant country manor houses to modern conversions with indoor pools, we’ve got plenty of large holiday homes and UK party houses to rent. 


Planning a special occasion doesn’t have to be stressful. With thousands of cottages to choose from all in one place, you won’t have to spend hours shopping around for the best properties and prices.


If you’re looking for an unforgettable setting to celebrate a special occasion, then a luxury party house is a great option. Abounding in facilities and amenities and with plenty of space for everyone, the benefits of luxury home rentals are endless. Enjoy precious time spent catching up with friends and family, in the seclusion and comfort of a private home.


Want to turn the music up? Not a problem! Opt for a grand country house and you’ll have no neighbours around you to disturb. Kids in the group? They can snooze upstairs while parents party in the lounge. Fancy bringing the pooch along for the celebrations? Our pet-friendly properties are just perfect for the family’s favourite four-legged friend. With a private luxury party house rental, the options are endless and can be completely tailored to the needs of your group.


From cinema rooms and hot tubs to games rooms and swimming pools, our luxury holiday homes come with every feature imaginable - guaranteed to keep every member of the group happy and entertained. Whether you’re looking for the ideal setting for a hen party or a heavenly holiday house for a reunion with extended family, we know the perfect group accommodation for you.


Please note: While every effort is made to display the most up-to-date information of properties that are open to hosting hen parties, we do recommend that you check with the property manager before making your booking.



Best locations for a luxury party house 


From the rugged Scottish Highlands to the sun-kissed Cornish coast, we’ve searched high and low for the best UK destinations for a large group holiday with your nearest and dearest. 

St Ives


Best for: Seaside adventures


Set off for a relaxing seaside getaway in the charming Cornish town of St Ives. Famed for its beautiful beaches, great surf and quirky art galleries, this seaside town is sure to delight your nearest and dearest.


If you do one thing: Visit the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden and explore the life and work of a local artist.


Isle of Wight


Best for: A relaxing staycation


One of the UK’s favourite holiday spots and for good reason, there’s no better setting for a special celebration than the Isle of Wight. Boasting endless lovely landscapes, pristine beaches and quaint villages, you certainly won’t be stuck for things to do on this lovely island.


If you do one thing: Make sure you visit the island’s iconic Needles Rocks and Lighthouse, either by chairlift or by boat.


Orkney Islands


Best for: History buffs


If you’re looking to surprise your loved ones with something a little different, then the Orkney Islands in Scotland are the perfect choice for you. Home to rugged landscapes, neolithic sites and impressive seal colonies, the little archipelago will amaze and enchant.


If you do one thing: Explore the area’s thrilling Viking heritage with a trip to some of the key Norse sites on the islands.



Best for: Nature lovers


Boasting stunning coastline and charming countryside, if you’re searching for a staycation destination that combines the best of both worlds, then Somerset should most definitely be on the cards. 


If you do one thing: Get out for a group hike in the breathtaking Exmoor National Park.

Scottish Highlands


Best for: A sense of seclusion


Gather up the gang and head to the hills with a trip to the rugged, wild and windswept Scottish Highlands. Home to endless enchanting landscapes, lovely local folk and pretty stone villages, here you have everything you need for an epic adventure.


If you do one thing: Any gourmands in the group will adore a tour of The Glenturret Distillery, Scotland’s oldest working whisky distillery.

Best luxury party houses 


From grand country manor houses to opulent beachfront villas, discover a few of our favourite luxury party houses. Boasting the very best in location, design and comfort, these high-quality hideaways are the ideal houses to rent when celebrating something extra special.

3 Salt


Location: St Ives, Cornwall

Best for: A romantic couples’ retreat

Sleeps: Six


Just a stone’s throw away from Porthminster Beach, this elegant and stylish 3-bedroom cottage is the perfect seaside sanctuary. Boasting a beautiful design throughout, three lovely double bedrooms and a heavenly hot tub, the sumptuous 3 Salt is especially well-suited to a group of three couples.

Cottage in Isle of Wight


Location: Shanklin, Isle of Wight

Best for: An extended family getaway

Sleeps: Six


Holiday in style at this gorgeous luxury property in the pretty seaside resort of Shanklin. With charming interiors, plenty of space and easy access to the nearby shops, pubs and sandy beach, the pet-friendly Cottage in Isle of Wight is the perfect spot for a getaway with all the gang.



Location: Orkney Islands, Scotland

Best for: Group holidays with the pooch

Sleeps: Six

Cocooned in the middle of the windswept Orkney Island landscape and with incredible views out to sea, Grahamsha in Dounby is a pet-friendly paradise. Just a few steps away from the beach, the location is second to none.

Barn in Somerset


Location: Taunton, Somerset

Best for: An intimate hen-do

Sleeps: Four


Close by the charming town of Taunton, Barn in Somerset is the ultimate destination for a small hen-do or group gathering. Surrounded by countryside, boasting an indoor swimming pool, balcony and patio and easily accessible off the M5, this is the perfect spot for a getaway with the girls.

Cottage in Fife


Location: Fife, Scotland

Best for: Adventures in the great outdoors

Sleeps: Six


Take your group getaway to the next level with a stay at the magnificent Cottage in Fife, perfectly located to explore St Andrews, Perth and Dundee. Encircled by nature, this charming country estate is ideal for a multi-generational getaway or stag do. With clay pigeon shooting taking place on the property and fishing, hiking and golfing options nearby, you won’t be short of things to do here.


The celebrations start here


Finding the ideal cottage to suit everyone’s needs can sometimes be tough. But with thousands of properties to choose from, planning a special occasion with your friends and family couldn’t be easier. It’s likely you’ll want a little bit of luxury at your party. So whether its a swimming pool, hot tub, games room or cinema you’re after, it’s likely you’ll find the ideal property with us.



From family-friendly cottages with plenty of space for the kids to large group accommodations equipped with added luxuries, you’ll find them all here. Just let us know what you’re in the market for and our friendly team will advise you on the most suitable holiday house for your big party.


Find the perfect setting for your party


A memorable holiday starts with choosing the best location. It might be that you’re searching for somewhere central for all your guests to easily travel to or perhaps you’re looking to go further afield to a new destination. The varied landscape of the UK means you’ve got plenty of choices. Coastal vistas, dramatic mountains and the English countryside are all within easy reach.



For relaxing surroundings, choose a country house in the rolling valleys of Dorset or Northumberland. If you’d prefer to celebrate by the beach, a cottage in Devon or Cornwall will make the ideal setting. If you’re looking to get everyone out and about, a cottage in Snowdonia or the Peak District will provide the perfect base for an action-packed holiday.


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