Gather ye round for a great get-together
Whether you’re planning a big destination wedding, a company get-together, a hen party or a family reunion, size definitely matters when it comes to your accommodation. Getting everyone together under one roof might seem like a logistical nightmare, but you’ll see from this guide that there’s an expansive range of group accommodation options available across the UK (and beyond). Dotted across the country are sprawling country houses, cottages and holiday homes that can house large groups of people. We have ideas for party themes and destinations, no matter which type of get-together you’re planning.
Top articles to find holidays suitable for large group
There’s a vast array of big houses for rent whether you’re looking to stay near the beach or in the countryside, and your choice will of course depend on the size of your group, your budget and the type of destination you’re interested in. If money isn’t an issue, you can splurge on a luxury house with fancy amenities. On the other end of the pricing spectrum, there are plenty of affordable big houses available. Our guide covers the best places to look for both luxury large houses and cheap ones.
If you’re in charge of planning your friend’s hen party, worry not because there’s a great variety of hen party houses available for different kinds of celebrations. Whether your party’s all about getting pampered or the bride-to-be’s love for the Beatles, we have great ideas for party houses for your group. From sophisticated women with a taste for cocktails to those who enjoy scaring themselves silly, our guide has you covered.
Some people might think of cottages as a bit too cosy, but you can find plenty of holiday cottages that cater to large groups. These are mostly self-catering properties, which will let you have full control over your meals and give you plenty of bonding opportunities. Our guide takes a look at cottages in the countryside and large historic cottages if you’re looking for somethings fancier. We also cover cottages for hen weekends, and those that welcome dogs.
Whatever the reason for your weekend gathering, you can make it more special by holding it in a large country house. Large country houses to rent for weekends are perfect for weddings, wedding anniversaries and family reunions. You can even hold corporate events in a country house. You can scout for these large country houses in places like Cornwall, Brighton, the Lake District, the Cotswolds and the Scottish Highlands.
Your choice of group accommodation will mostly depend on the size of your group, the type of gathering you’re having and the destination you have in mind. For stag or hen parties, you can stay in big cities like Manchester and London where large holiday lettings can accommodate 12 or more people. Destination weddings with 100 guests or more will require more planning, but you’ll find luxury holiday homes clustered together in Scotland and Wales. Our guide also takes a look at the large country houses and destinations for family reunions and company outings.
Large holiday homes are a great group accommodation option because some of them can be destinations in themselves. We’ll help you check out the range of accommodation available for beachside holidays. We also have group accommodation ideas for history buffs and people who like their houses spooky.
There’s nothing quite like a big Chrimbo get-together, so it’s important to choose the right kind of group accommodation to keep everyone’s Christmas spirits high. You can relive the Edwardian times in a manor house in Hampshire, or recreate your favourite Harry Potter scenes in a large house to rent in London. If you prefer to celebrate in warmer climes, we’ve got you covered as well.
You don’t have to travel to far-flung places to find the right group accommodation, as there’s an impressive range of large houses to rent here in the UK. For maximum fun, you can find some large houses with swimming pools, or you can stay close to the sea in a large along the coast. Destination weddings will require stately manor houses. And if you’re looking for a dog friendly group accommodation, we’ve got that covered, so your furry friends don’t have to be left out of the party.
Whether you’re planning a major corporate event or a casual get-together, it’s important to choose the right venue for your group accommodation. You can stay close to bars and pubs in big cities for your stag or hen parties. For wedding celebrations, you’d like your party house to be lovely and charming. Our guide covers these party houses, and also takes a look at self-catering homes and those especially designed for corporate events.
If partying in sunny Spain is what you have in mind, our guide will help you check out villas for large groups that you can rent around the country. If soaking up culture and history is your thing, you can choose from the spacious villas in Barcelona, Granada and Seville. If you’re in Spain to simply soak up the sun, why not try searching for a villa close to the beach in Marbella? The good news is that no matter where you choose to stay, Spanish villas usually come with their own swimming pools.