For that big birthday celebration, a New Year’s Eve party, or a multi-generational family gathering for a special occasion, you need somewhere to house everyone. Scotts Castle Holidays, points us in the right direction.
Majestic Mansion House, near Bourton on the Water
These sumptuous and spacious barns, centered around a courtyard, provide the ideal accommodation for a memorable get together. Open plan contemporary areas are mixed with bright living spaces, while the surrounding estate is home to friendly alpacas, chickens and plenty of Cotswold countryside. Sleeps up to 30 people.
Beautiful Mansion House, near Ullswater, Cumbria
Sleeping 20, this stunning estate, comprising magnificent Waterbook (sleeps 12) and The Great Barn (8 guests) is set within 26 acres. The grounds and half a mile of lake shoreline, feature a boathouse with jetty, spa and wellness retreat centre, yoga terrace, cinema and even a parking space for a helicopter! And all in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage status Lake District National Park.
Comfortable Group Retreat, Wadebridge, Cornwall
This brand new house has been built to the highest spec, ensuring that large groups have the best getaway experience. An open plan kitchen and lounge is the perfect space for entertaining, while the property is also situated above the local Trevibban Vineyard, where guests are encouraged to pop in and try a drink. Work out at the on-site gym, take in the stunning surrounding views from one of three spacious balconies or enjoy a glass of wine in front of an open roaring fire. Sleeping 12, this property is the ultimate in party accommodation.
Amazing Mansion House, near Worlingham, Suffolk
This beautiful and elegant building is a Grade I listed Georgian home sleeping up to 21. It is ideal for parties or entertainment in a stately setting. Surrounded on all sides by mature woodland for absolute privacy and seclusion, the house has a number of unsurpassed facilities that include tennis court, trout lake and heated kennels for furry friends. Guests can take a dip in the heated outdoor swimming pool, relax in the orangery, marvel at the picture gallery, or snuggle up in front of the cosy open fire each evening.
Exceptional Country House, near Alyth, Perth & Kinross
A stylish family home that comes to life when full of people, this 18th century property is the ultimate in luxury rentals. Set within 12 acres of enclosed grounds, the house sleeps up to 24 and features an all-weather tennis court, a Victorian glasshouse and an orchard, which are all maintained by permanent gardening staff. Back inside, guests can relax in the grand drawing room, catch-up in the TV room or enjoy the snooker table, table tennis equipment and a wood burning stove in the games room, ideal for keeping all ages entertained.
Country House with Pool, near Kinloch Rannoch, Perthshire
Enjoy a luxurious getaway in style at this former shooting lodge, a five star property on the edge of the stunning Loch Rannoch. With a traditional element to each room, guests will be blown away by the exceptional furnishings and charming decor. Take the plunge into the luxurious indoor swimming pool, work hard in the built-in gym, or enjoy a glass of wine in the beautiful garden, situated underneath a picturesque mountain backdrop. Sleeping up to 17 guests.
Magnificent Manor House, near Butley, Suffolk
Near to the Suffolk coast, this group of old thatched barns has been transformed to create outstanding accommodation for up to 20 guests. With its very own gym complex, astro turf area and games room, the property also features a large heated swimming pool complete with current machine that adds whirlpool affects. Surrounded by rolling countryside, you’re in an ideal location to pull the wellies up and get exploring. Guests can enjoy mountain bike hire, explore the nearby woods on ready made nature trails, or pop in to the nearby Butley Priory - a haunt for kings of the 14th century.
Monumental Castle, Helensburgh near Glasgow
Live like royalty with a stay at this luxurious castle sleeping up to 20 and dating back to 1852. With spectacular views overlooking Loch Long and the Firth of Clyde, this imposing six storey structure is a great location for large groups looking to enjoy a special break. Featuring a traditional living area, four-poster beds and a jacuzzi bath, the property also includes a large drawing room – the perfect place for entertaining, that is complete with Greek pillars and gold banding walls.
Amazing Country Home, near Hereford
Sleeping 23, this beautiful farmhouse has been lovingly restored, offering the comfort of modern conveniences that are complemented by traditional features. Located within the grounds of a working farm, guests will have an opportunity to visit newly born lambs, calves and piglets in one of the many surrounding sheds. Escape to the wilds of the countryside on fascinating walks, host a tennis tournament at the on-site hard court, or marvel at the stars from the garden, keeping toasty in front of the large fire pit.
Holiday House With A View, Dunblane
Sleeping up to 21 people, this comfortable holiday home with two attached cottages is in a beautifully secluded setting, surrounded by idyllic rolling countryside. With an open plan kitchen and dining area, an impressive drawing room and a games room that is complete with a snooker table, the property is the ideal for hosting large get-togethers. Outside, guests can enjoy long walks, relax in the expansive gardens or visit the Blair Drummond Safari Park, located just a short drive away.