Celebrate a special occasion in this magnificent country house just two hours from London, close to Aldeburgh and only a short drive from the pretty market town of Woodbridge. Pettistree House is an early Georgian country house in which the owners have carefully restored original features like big sash windows and wall panelling, hiding away modern comforts like underfloor heating. Pettistree House provides the perfect place to host your country house party, with 15 stunning bedrooms sleeping up to 30 people and 13 private acres of parkland. The house feels like a luxurious boutique hotel, yet guests enjoy space and convenience of staying in a private residence.
There's space for all your family and friends in Marine Court. This fantastic holiday home in Ilfracombe sleeps up to 20 people in eight ensuite bedrooms, with a commercial standard kitchen, a large living and dining room, and a games room. You're only a short walk from beaches, shops, restaurants and cafes, as well as Ilfracombe harbour and the South West Coast Path. Local attractions include the Milky Way Adventure Park, RHS Gardens Rosemoor and Exmoor National Park. Marine Court is ideal for celebrating a milestone occasion, hosting a family reunion, or accommodating diving and golfing groups.
Set in a quiet location in the Snowdonia National Park just two miles from beautiful beaches and with incredible views of the Rhinog Mountains, Tan y Coed is a fantastic modern holiday home that sleeps eight guests in four bedrooms. The flexible layout means it is perfect for families or friends, and it is also dog-friendly, so no one needs to be left behind. Dolgellau's markets and restaurants are an easy drive away, or you can walk there along the Mawddach Estuary Path which runs close to the house. Climb Cader Idris, cycle the trails at Coed-y-Brenin or spend time fishing or playing golf. With the owner's superb attention to detail and numerous thoughtful touches, your stay is sure to be a memorable one.
A spacious detached holiday home located three miles from Hawick in the Scottish Borders. Set in two acres of private gardens with hot tub, gazebo and Finnish style BBQ house, Branxholm Knowe House is ideal for entertaining, celebrating a special occasion or for two families to enjoy a holiday together.
Finding somewhere that sleeps 12 people with a flexible layout, is close to beaches but also near countryside walks and good mountain bike routes, offers the luxury adults crave (including a hot tub and swimming pool for guests exclusive use!) with the space kids need, and which is suitable for family and friends is a walk in the park once you have discovered Lavender Barn. The 200-year old holiday home ticks all of the boxes, offering 5-Star Gold accommodation close to Exmoor National Park, The Quantock Hills AONB and beautiful beaches. There is a friendly pub within walking distance and plenty more places to eat, drink, shop and explore in the surrounding towns and villages. Tourist board rating: 5 Star Gold
Portland House is the perfect holiday house for family or friends with a fun games room, beautiful ensuite bedrooms, sunny BBQ area and private car park. Near the outdoor swimming pool in Matlock Bath, you are ideally located next to the Derwent River in the World Heritage Site with wonderful walks and cycling from the doorstep. Cafes, pubs, local shops and the tourist attractions of Chatsworth House, The Heights of Abraham and Gullivers are nearby. If you’re looking for a stylish and spacious holiday home in a great location with lots of things to do together then this is the place for you. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
This 17th Century, Grade II listed Somerset Long House has carefully been brought into the 21st Century without losing an iota of its charm. The owners of Cherry Tree Farm have created a luxurious country holiday retreat with plenty of space indoors and out, and room for ten people to sleep in five well-appointed bedrooms. Exmoor National Park, the Quantock Hills AONB and the beautiful beaches of Somerset and North Devon are all within easy reach, and there is a friendly pub only a five-minute walk away. Tourist board rating: 5 Star Gold
Enjoy 5-Star accommodation in the heart of rural Shropshire when you stay at Buttercups Hay Barn. The gorgeous Georgian barn conversion overlooks fields and a wildlife pond, with guests having use of facilities that include a heated indoor swimming pool, toddler play area, sports court, woodland picnic spot and wildlife trail. It is close to Whitchurch, the Llangollen Canal and Shrewsbury, and within easy reach of Chester, Liverpool and three UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Buttercups Hay Barn sleeps up to 10 people in five bedrooms and is perfect for large families or groups of friends. If you need even more space, then there are four more superb self-catering properties on-site. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
A historic large holiday home that accommodates up to twenty two guests in ten en-suite bedrooms offering excellent facilities including outdoor heated swimming pool and grass tennis court for large group gatherings. Located in a country village in Warwickshire and close to Stratford upon Avon, Evesham and The Cotswolds, the central location of Coughton Lodge makes it a perfect venue for big groups and celebratory events.
Located within the Lake District National Park, this holiday cottage is less than five miles from Coniston Water and six miles from Windermere. On the fringes of a pretty village, Hill Top Farm enjoys a peaceful secluded location from which to explore the area and enjoy everything it has to offer including its many attractions and fabulous walks.
Create your own classic British tale in Haviland Cottage, named after Charles Dickens's famous characters inspired by his own holiday in Bonchurch. This picturesque village on the edge of Ventnor and close to the beach, pub and shop, is as appealing today as it was 150 years ago. You and your family will love staying in this luxurious Isle of Wight holiday home, where the owners have combined period features with modern luxuries and keen attention to detail. They have thought of everything to ensure all their guests have a relaxing holiday, from the impressive decor and hot tub in the garden to the decadent Dog Bedroom for four legged family members. All you have to do is turn up with your beach towel and a holiday mindset and start enjoying yourself. The four-bedroom property sleeps seven people, offers a high degree of comfort and style and is child and dog friendly. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Hazel Brow House provides luxury group accommodation in the Yorkshire Dales. The Victorian holiday home sleeps 15 people in eight bedrooms, or guests can rent part of the cottage for groups of up to six. It's in the quiet Swaledale village of Low Row, three miles from Reeth and within easy reach of Richmond. It's ideal for a holiday with family and friends, celebrating a milestone birthday, or getting together with your favourite people for your wedding or vow renewal. The house is dog-friendly and benefits from spectacular south-facing views and direct access to the River Swale.
Carousel is a large modern stylish holiday home with sea views in the picturesque coastal village of Broad Haven with glorious sandy beach on the Pembrokeshire Coast. A great choice for a family holiday by the sea, walking and exploring this beautiful part of South Wales.
If you are searching for relaxation, rolling hills, wonderful fresh air and mountains then this spacious farmhouse is sure to please. Offering holiday accommodation for parties of sixteen, Trowley Farmhouse is ideal for friends and families looking to relax and explore the many delights of South Wales. Close to the Welsh village of Painscastle, within easy reach of Hay-on-Wye the farmhouse has stunning views over the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Luxuriate in elegant surroundings with stunning views in this Windermere lakeside holiday home. North Highfield was built as a gentleman's residence and boasts beautiful Victorian details with modern comforts. It sleeps 12 people in six well-appointed bedrooms, with four reception rooms, five bathrooms, and extensive grounds. It's a fantastic location for your next family reunion or get together with friends. Windermere village and Bowness-on-Windermere are both within easy reach, as are places like Scafell Pike and Orrest Head.
Westward Ho with its own private jetty - Enjoying a truly magical setting overlooking Lake Windermere, this exceptional holiday home offers guests the chance to enjoy an abundance of attractions, superb lakeland walks and plenty of opportunity to relax and unwind. Just a short drive from Bowness with excellent amenities close to hand and perfect for boaters with its own private jetty for mooring (you can launch just half a mile away).
Get rid of distractions and focus on relaxing with your family and friends at Rookhow. This group accommodation is perfect for families and friends. Let the kids run wild amongst 12-acres of woodland where they can climb trees and build dens, paddle in the brook, and go to sleep with hair smoky from toasting marshmallows over the campfire. The Grade-II listed house is in the beautiful Rusland Valley near Grizedale between Coniston and Windermere in the Lake District National Park. It's ideal for relaxed family get-togethers, walking holidays, and group activities like yoga or writing retreats. The tranquil setting lets you scale back on stress and enjoy the peace and simplicity of holidays from your youth.
Whitelady House is a beautiful period property in a fantastic location next to Lydford Gorge and the Whitelady Waterfall. The owners have carefully restored it to the highest standard, offering luxurious accommodation for up to 12 guests in six bedrooms. The is perfect for families and friends, with its easy access to wonderful footpaths, bridleways, cycling trails and the untamed wilderness of the Dartmoor National Park. Talk to the owners if you are celebrating a special event as they can assist with catering and arranging activities either on site or in the local area.
Jasmine Cottage is a charming semi-detached holiday home on a private 65-acre estate in the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It's part of a collection of self-catering properties, each wholly self-contained but which you can book together to accommodate extended families and friends for reunions, celebrations or corporate events. The cottage sleeps seven people in three ensuite bedrooms and has a private garden with an outdoor hot tub. There are scenic walks from the door, with the Jurassic Coast just half an hour away.
Your family will love a holiday in Plumtree Cottage. The spacious semi-detached holiday home is part of a collection of self-catering cottages on the 65-acre Victorian Barn estate. It sleeps six people in three ensuite bedrooms with a private hot tub and on-site amenities that include an indoor swimming pool, three fishing lakes, two games rooms, and a large outdoor play area. The estate is in "Thomas Hardy Country" in the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, half an hour from the Jurassic Coast, with beautiful walks and cycling routes from the door.