When it comes to planning a holiday with a large group of people life can get a bit tricky quite quickly, which is why we have put together this useful guide. For those wanting to be near the sea or out in the middle of no where surrounded by gorgeous countryside, we have you covered.
Holidays aren’t just for family time. After all, friends are the family you choose and they deserve just as much love and quality time. Whether it’s old school or university friends meeting for a reunion or your regular weekend squad, a staycation is a great way to catch up and share all your summer adventures. And making some last minute summer memories together, of course. Go for a lovely walk together, chat in the garden with a glass of wine under the stars, discover the beaches you’ve never seen before.
Your holiday wouldn’t be the best without a beautiful holiday home that can fit everyone in comfortably with plenty of room for activities. We have some amazing properties for big groups. From stunning views to luxurious extras, like a swimming pool or a hot tub, we like to make sure that you find the ideal home from home for your break.
Here are our top ten places to stay for a group holiday.
Lyme Regis | Dorset | Sleeps 10
This spacious and elegant terraced house is the perfect location for a memorable family holiday, a special celebration or a gathering of friends - and your dogs are welcomed too! The Old Manor House is within walking distance from the beach, has a wonderful garden and a games room, perfect for keeping the whole party entertained throughout the holiday.
Tintagel | Cornwall | Sleeps 8
Waiting to welcome eight lucky guests, this super stylish retreat offers peace and tranquility and an escape away from it all feel, yet is only a 20 minute walk to the nearest beach, in fact there are glimpses of the sea from most of the rooms - bliss! The terrace garden makes for the most idyllic spot for al fresco dining complimented by a bottle of your favourite drink.
Bodmin | Cornwall | Sleeps 11
How do we even begin to describe the magic of Moss Farmhouse? This very special home is absolutely perfect for gathering family and friends together for a truly memorable getaway or an extra special celebration. The ultimate year-round escape tucked away on the moors in a most idyllic setting in the Cornish countryside, with a simply gorgeous hot tub, a games-room which doubles as a 'chill out'/party room, a rustic outdoor bar and it's dog-friendly too – what lucky dogs!
Battle | Sussex | Sleeps 8
Head to the gorgeous Sussex countryside to enjoy some time away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Surrounded by a plethora of walks and historical places to visit there is lots for all the party on this holiday. The house is designed perfectly for a social holiday with your friends and family.
Yarmouth | Isle of Wight | Sleeps 12
Hop on the ferry over to the Isle of Wight to this spectacular converted church with the makings for the most amazing holiday, set in an elevated position with panoramic views across the surrounding countryside and a glimpse of the sea. The large lawned grounds are the perfect place for younger members of the family to play with the added security of a separate gated area for dogs, the whole family will be happy!
Tenby | Pembrokeshire | Sleeps 16
Set above five glorious beaches, surrounded by wonderful coast paths and a stone’s throw from the gorgeous walled town of Tenby, lined with bespoke shops, coffee houses, pubs and restaurants serving delicious local foods. Whatever the season, St Catherine's House is a delight; ideal for family and get-togethers with friends, particularly for special occasions or simply the luxury of blissful time together.
Combe Martin | Devon | Sleeps 11
This stylish detached stone farmhouse is nestled in a peaceful hamlet, Middle Dean Farmhouse is the perfect home for a family holiday. With easy access to the delights of the coast and Exmoor, an Area of Outstanding Beauty, there is plenty to explore from your doorstep. Not to mention the bubbling hot tub which is perfect for relaxing in after a day of exploring.
Fishguard | Pembrokeshire | Sleeps 9
This stylish house in the gorgeous seaside town of Fishguard in Pembrokeshire makes for the a great base for your Welsh holiday. Surrounded by beautiful coast paths and an endless number of places to explore, there is something for everyone here.
Wellington | Somerset | Sleeps 8
If you are looking for a truly special place to enjoy a holiday with all the family then look no further than Holywell House. Whatever may be on your holiday 'to-do' list, Holywell House is an excellent choice and given how beautiful the house is, we wonder if you may just decide to stay put and enjoy it with friends and family!
Totnes | Devon | Sleeps 12
Tucked away down a secluded lane in a beautiful corner of south Devon lies Willows Rest, a relaxing haven for all ages and occasions. Snuggled within the grounds you will find secluded gardens, an indoor heated swimming pool, a luxury cedar hot tub and a wooden play-area for the little ones. It really is the perfect place to holiday with your friends and family.
If you want to see all the other self catering places to stay for large groups then click here.