While we all love a holiday overseas, sometimes there’s nothing better than a staycation on our own shores. The UK is brimming with dramatic coastlines, rolling landscapes and cosmopolitan cities. So, if you’re planning the ultimate getaway then we’re here to help you find the best home with enough space, and amazing amenities for all of your friends and family.
Large Staycation Properties
Choose from secluded settings and quaint villages to popular tourist retreats and enjoy your very own dip under the stars.
Nestled in a tranquil setting within the grounds of the Caerhays Estate and close to St Austell, sits The Vean, a beautifully restored Georgian country house with views over Caerhays Castle Gardens.
From £57 pppn | Sleeps 16
The Summerhouse has been beautifully furnished and is in immaculate condition throughout. With large amounts of space and roomy accommodation, this beautiful holiday home is perfect for groups and families, or those looking to relax in style.
From £60 pppn | Sleeps 12
Rosevean House is a spectacular property on the North Coast of Cornwall believed to have been built for the Captain of the Mines, a real rarity in the heart of St Agnes.
From £108 pppn | Sleeps 12
Penhayle is a large, detached house in a magnificent lakeside position with wonderful views across the valley to the golf course. The property has been beautifully furnished in a farmhouse style and comfortably accommodates ten to twelve guests in very large bedrooms.
From £34 pppn | Sleeps 12
Sleeping up to 22 guests, this spacious farmhouse in the heart of Brecon Beacons National Park is ideal for a multi-family vacation, or a group of friends looking to spend time together
From £45 pppn | Sleeps 22
Comprising a traditional Welsh longhouse and stone barn, this beautifully renovated 17th-century property makes a wonderful holiday home for a large group exploring the magnificent Brecon Beacons.
From £39 pppn | Sleeps 20
A luxury manor house, set within 50 acres, retaining much of its original charm and offering stunning walks through the Brecon Beacons National Park. The option of full catering is available.
From £167 pppn | Sleeps 18
This imposing house, built in 1802 and sensitively restored in 2018 provides a classic period property with 21st century amenities and a truly unique holiday home for friends and families to get together.
From £50 pppn | Sleeps 18
Come together with extended family and friends to enjoy this country house with a 17th century stone cottage at its heart. Surrounded by rolling countryside and cycle routes in Nidderdale AONB, The Blue House provides an ideal retreat for a celebration at any time of year.
From £113 pppn | Sleeps 17
Discover this luxurious Georgian manor in North Yorkshire, the perfect place to host families and friends for a special celebration while surrounded by the breathtaking Yorkshire countryside.
From £72 pppn | Sleeps 16
For a wonderful holiday to West Yorkshire and the Peaks stay in this retreat perfect for large groups within these converted stables, with a contemporary finish and wonderful open views of the countryside.
From £80 pppn | Sleeps 11
These two beautiful houses sleep 16 in total making a wonderful place for a special get together. Both properties have lots of things to make your stay very relaxing and enjoyable, not least being in peaceful countryside.
From £63 pppn | Sleeps 16
Alexander House is tucked away in a quiet location in Thorpeness within easy walking distance of the beach, the Meare and the other amenities in the village. It is a superb property for a family holiday with lots on offer in the local area to keep everyone happy.
From £60 pppn | Sleeps 13
Lodge Farm is an ideal venue for larger family groups or friends to congregate and consists of three interconnected holiday cottages set in a rural location close to Ipswich. This stylish conversion has been carried out to a very high standard and furnished with individuality and charm.
From £58 pppn | Sleeps 12
This beautiful farm house has been carefully renovated and provides a luxurious place to stay for a family or group of friends wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of life. There are lots of period features such as the exposed beams whilst also being well equipped with modern facilities.
From £53 pppn | Sleeps 10
This magnificent house boasts everything needed for a special occasion for the family or a reunion of friends and is the perfect base to explore the wonders of the Highlands and surrounding areas.
From £62 pppn | Sleeps 37
This striking, spacious holiday home stands proudly in 1,500 acres of woodland, paddock and lawn, perfect for large groups to enjoy the serenity of the setting.
From £75 pppn | Sleeps 25
Standing impressively on the banks of Loch Tummel, this remarkable holiday home is a magical haven for large groups seeking elegance, style and a property with an abundance of grandeur.
From £168 pppn | Sleeps 24
Elevated above acres of unspoilt countryside, this magnificent Victorian property has unrivalled views of Perthshire, famous for its many distilleries and historical landmarks dotted throughout the countryside.
From £115 pppn | Sleeps 20
A beautiful Georgian manor house nestled in acres of park and woodland, with ever changing views of the estuary, surrounding countryside and perfectly positioned for getting out and about in North Devon.
From £90 pppn | Sleeps 24
Sleeping up to 28, this manor house has a rich (and royal) historical background. Adventure beyond the private gates, and find a grand property that wouldn’t look out of place in a period drama.
From £110 pppn | Sleeps 24
Nestled within three acres of gardens and stunning woodlands, this Victorian home is the perfect destination large groups of friends and family looking to unwind or enjoy a celebration of a lifetime.
From £59 pppn | Sleeps 22
Set in a quiet location with incredible views across the River Torridge. Perfect for large family gatherings whilst being conveniently located to explore the whole of North Devon and further afield.
From £157 pppn | Sleeps 20
Best holiday cottage locations
Whether you’re looking for action in a remote lodge or relaxation in a grand mansion, at Staycations UK, there’s something for everyone.
Huge waves crash against the cliffs and roll into the vast sandy beaches creating world-famous surf. Families bask in the sunshine as they share steaming pasties and duck dive-bombing gulls. And friends laugh and cheer as they clink glasses and dance the night away at buzzing pubs, bars and clubs overlooking the shore. Cornwall offers the idyllic coastal getaway whether you’re planning a summer holiday for the family, an adventurous break getting wet and wild with friends, or a crazy weekend away to celebrate a birthday, stag do or special occasion.
If you close your eyes and picture flowery meadows with a stream trickling by then you’re imagining the perfect retreat in Devon. Nestled in the South West, Devon offers two dramatic coastlines and more than 2,500 square miles of rugged countryside, charming towns and lots to see and do. Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy surrounding yourself with nature. Relax as you bask in the wild beauty of one of the most popular destinations in the UK.
Breathtaking countryside; check. Vibrant cities; check. Delicious food and drink; check. Unlimited group activities to suit any taste; check. Scotland is known as the land of the brave, and if you can brave the famously unpredictable Scottish weather then you’ll reap the rewards this stunning country has to offer. Scotland is a cracking destination for an exciting and adventurous group getaway whether you prefer the vibrance of a city or the wilds of the Highlands.
Renowned for 700 miles of coastline and home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, Wales is the place to be if you want to be by the sea! But there’s so much more to this charming country. Wales offers visitors an insight into the fascinating Celtic culture that shaped the country. Choose a holiday cottage in a tranquil fishing village, a beautiful barn conversion in the rolling Welsh hills, or a large townhouse in the heart of a buzzing city. There’s something for every member of every group when you head to Wales for your holidays!
Best holiday cottage types
Whether you seek a large city-centre pad in the heart of the hustle and bustle or a charming log cabin hidden in the woods, we’re at hand to help.
Large cottages with hot tubs
Is there anything better than spending some quality time with your best friends in a far-flung holiday home? Yes! Spending quality time with your best friends in a luxury cottage with a bubbling hot tub. Relax, unwind and socialise in style as you soak in the bubbles with a cool fizzy drink and laugh the afternoons away. You can book with confidence that you’ll find the perfect home for your gang when you choose Staycations UK.
Large cottages with swimming pools
If you’re planning a getaway with the whole family or inviting all of your mates for a fun-filled staycation then why not choose one of our big cottages with swimming pools? Bask in the sunshine on a hot poolside deck, wake yourself up each morning with a refreshing dip, or set up water games to keep the whole family smiling and laughing during your stay!
Large cottages with a games room
Planning a self-catering holiday in a cottage doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the fun amenities and facilities that are available at resorts or in hotels. We have an array of holiday homes with many features that are ideal for large groups planning an active getaway. You could choose a large cottage with a games room so you can spend your evenings playing pool, sipping cocktails at the bar, or learning how to play chess or poker.
Don’t forget to think about your four-legged friends when you’re planning a group trip! We have an abundance of dog-friendly cottages to choose from which are sure to get a paws-up from Fido, as well as from the two-legged guests. If your pooch loves the beach then you can find houses by the seaside or if they like to snooze in the sunshine then we have lots of homes with enclosed private gardens.
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