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St Swithins Cottage - Hurst, Berkshire
St Swithins Cottage Hurst Berkshire Bedrooms: 5 (5 double). Sleeps: 11+. Berkshire. Short breaks. Pets welcome.

Large luxury cottage near Henley-on-Thames offering peace, antiquity and tranquillity. Tucked away from the village by its own private drive, yet a short stroll from a traditional English pub, this cottage oozes character - it is decorated with quirky 'hunting lodge' memorabilia and furnished with wooden floors, exposed beams, fire places and lots of comfy sofas providing ample chill out space for a large group on holiday. Convenient for historic Windsor, Ascot, Henley-on-Thames and Heathrow Airport - if you are looking to enjoy self-catering for big group celebration, this Berkshire cottage is the perfect place.

Wellwood Lodge - Buxton, Derbyshire
Wellwood Lodge Buxton Derbyshire Sleeps: 12. Bedrooms: 6 (4 double, 2 twin). Derbyshire. Short breaks. Pets welcome.

Wellwood Lodge is a lovely large Victorian house in the historic spa town of Buxton in Derbyshire. This spacious house is ideally situated for experiencing the varied landscape of the Peak District National Park, where rugged moors and pretty dales offer an abundance of activities from walking, cycling, climbing, caving and fishing. If you're after a cultural break, the house is convenient to the town's famous sights - Buxton boasts lovely parks and gardens, a wonderful theatre, a stunning opera house, shopping arcades and ancient buildings, pubs and restaurants. This spacious house in a quiet residential area is equally suited for an activity break or family holiday.

The Granary - Belton, Leicestershire
The Granary Belton Leicestershire Sleeps 12+ in 6 bedrooms, Contemporary property, access to indoor pool and games room.

Situated just ten minutes from the university town of Loughborough, The Granary at Highfields Manor and Spa is an ideal venue for a family holiday or get together with friends. Equally, itís a great place to consider for either a stag or hen weekend as there is so much to do at the Granary that you may not have to venture far! There is an indoor heated pool, Jacuzzi bath and games room/bar with pool table and much, much more. The location of the Granary is ideal as itís close to Donington Park, the M1 and M42 motorways making it accessible from London. You can rent The Granary on its own or in conjunction with Highfields Manor so itís ideal for large parties.

The Bunkhouse - Alnwick, Northumberland
The Bunkhouse Alnwick Northumberland 2 bedrooms, each with 6 beds (bunkhouse style). Short Breaks Welcome. DIY Livery

The Bunkhouse is a unique farm conversion on Chatton Park Farm nestled into the Cheviot Hills of Northumberland. It sleeps up to 12 in two large rooms and the kitchen is in the former smithy. It offers guests an excellent standard of accommodation very economically. The village of Chatton, just a half mile away, offers all the immediate amenities including the lovely Percy Arms public house where guests can sample the delicious menu in the restaurant or enjoy a pint in the friendly bar/lounge. The towns of Bamburgh and Alnwick are only a short drive away providing a good choice of shopping. They also boast spectacular coastal views, historic castles and famous gardens. Just five miles from The Bunkhouse is the Northumberland National Park with the stunning Cheviot Hills which can be enjoyed either on foot or horseback. The Bunkhouse offers guests the opportunity to bring along their own horses to experience this vast wild landscape. Walkers, birdwatchers, hikers and mountain bikers will all delight in the panoramic uplands of Northumberland.

Woodside House - Belper, Derbyshire
Woodside House Belper Derbyshire Sleeps: 14. Bedrooms: 6 (2 family, 2 double, 2 twin). Derbyshire. Short breaks. Pets welcome.

Woodside House is a quality 4 Star self-catering holiday home, that sleeps 16. Located in the lovely Derwent Valley, a perfect spot from which to explore the Peak District and the glorious countryside of Derbyshire, the house makes a spacious venue for a large family holiday or celebration. This holiday cottage is within easy reach of all the activities the Peaks have to offer. From walking, cycling, climbing and caving, to watersports and fishing, there is so much for do for all ages. decorated to a high standard, furnished with Spanish tiles and stripped pine, a woodburning stove, an ample dining table and loads of comfortable seating. The house is spacious enough for a large family to enjoy different activities under the same roof making this holiday home everything you need for a relaxing and enjoyable family getaway.

Ravensprings - Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Ravensprings Brighouse West Yorkshire Bedrooms: 6. (5 double, 1 family room). Sleeps: 16+. Brighouse. Short breaks.

Ravensprings is a wonderful, large, detached corner house in a quiet residential location. This is a holiday home with character, full of original features and historic interest. The spacious accommodation is comfortably furnished and sleeps 14-16, making this a fabulous rental home for group holidays, family celebrations and reunions. Only 2 miles from the M62, this graceful holiday property is in an ideal position for touring Yorkshire. Fabulous scenery and hundreds of miles of footpaths, bridleways and cycle routes, including the famous Coast to Coast route are just 20 miles from your door.

Stonnwall Manor - Frome, Somerset
Stonnwall Manor Frome Somerset Bedrooms: 9 - 8 doubles, 1 family. Sleeps: 19. Frome. Short breaks available. Sorry no pets.

This magnificent 400 year old Elizabethan Manor is set amidst several acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. It has many original period features including stone gabled roofs, historic fireplaces, decorative plaster ceiling mouldings, oak stripped floors, huge oak beams and 15th-century panelling. All the bedrooms have four poster beds and the large dining room with rosewood table is ideal for a medieval feast or banquet. The manor is situated on the south side of the ancient market town of Frome in one of the most picturesque and historic areas of Somerset. It is a really amazing large house to rent and perfect for a special celebration or gathering with friends or family - idyllic for a holiday too!

Longbridge House - Exeter, Devon
Longbridge House Exeter Devon Bedrooms: 8 (all ensuite). Swimming Pool. Games Room. Close to Exeter

Situated near Honiton and Axminster, Longbridge House is an ideal property for a family holiday or get together with friends. Equally, itís a great place to consider for either a stag or hen weekend as there is so much to do at Longbridge House that you may not want to venture far from this stunning property! There is an indoor heated pool, games room and fishing available in the grounds so there is something for everyone. The location of Longbridge House is ideal as itís near the Jurassic Coast which is a designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This is an ideal base from which to explore all that Devon and the beautiful beaches of the South West has to offer. It is easily accessible from the M5, M4 and A303

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