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Want to go away with a group of friends? Here we showcase our top three UK holiday houses for big groups.

If you’re considering a mass get together with friends and / or family, then look no further than One Off Places.  We have hundreds of properties on our website which can accommodate large groups, many of which are in the UK.  What better way to celebrate a 40th birthday, a silver wedding anniversary, or a long overdue meeting of cousins, than to book a big house for a long weekend.  Here are three possibilities – if these aren’t to suit, then you’ll find many more on our website.

Stormy Castle, Rhossili Bay, Gower Peninsula, Wales (sleeps 14)

Surrounded by six acres of private land, Stormy Castle sits on what might arguably be the most coveted spot in Britain’s first ever designated AONB (area of outstanding natural beauty). Behind you is undulating green countryside and in front of you sweeping views of Rhossili Bay.  A ten minute walk straight along the footpath to Rhossili Bay’s three miles of sandy beach.  Sleeps up to 14 people in six bedrooms.  Go inland a bit and you can go horse riding, visit cultural attractions, play golf at the beautiful Fairwood Park, and learn bushcraft techniques. On the beach you could try kite surfing or kite flying.  Off shore you can go boating or try your hand at kayaking, surfing, or paragliding.

From £1400 – £1900 per week.  Short stays also available.

House by the beach in the Gower

House by the beach in the Gower

The Quarry, Ilfracombe, Devon (sleeps 13)

This large, luxurious and child friendly, detached Victorian house stand in ½ acre of private, terraced gardens and has exquisite views over Ilfracombe & out to sea. The house backs directly onto the South West coastal path, and has a privately owned beach just a five minute walk away. WoolacombeThe 3 miles of golden sands & great surf at Woolacombe are a 10 min drive.  7 bedrooms, sleeps 13.  North Devon has so much to offer. There are the stunning expanses of golden sand & surf at Woolacombe & Croyde. The tranquility of Exmoor & its picturesque villages, and the dramatic coastline – perfect to explore by boat. Braunton Burrows, a UNESCO world heritage site, is awe inspiring.

Price from £1750 – £3650 per week.  Shorter stays also available.

Child friendly luxurious house in Devon

Child friendly luxurious house in Devon

Alladale Lodge, Scottish Highlands (sleeps 14)

Spread out over 23,000 acres, Alladale is a truly unique wilderness reserve in the stunning Scottish Highlands. At the heart of the reserve is Alladale Lodge, a beautiful private house which provides cosy, comftable and sumptuous accommodation in an awe-inspiring landscape.  The very size and scale of the Alladale Wilderness Reserve is enough to give you a new perspective on life. Indoors you’ll find a cinema screen, gym and snooker room.  This lodge is the perfect place to go to enjoy a wide range of activities, from traditional highland recreations to culinary breaks and specialist photography. Country pursuits like deer stalking, trout fishing and clay pigeon shooting aare always popular and you’ll be hard pressed to find a more beautiful setting for sports like hiking, mountain biking and golfing on the nearby championship courses of Royal Dornoch. Alternatively, you can really get to know the reserve by taking a guided 4×4 safari or relax with a spot of local whisky tasting.

Price: 3 night stay from £4500.

Wilderness reserve in the Scottish Highlands

Wilderness reserve in the Scottish Highlands

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UK Christmas availability and discounts from One Off Places

UK Christmas availability and discounts from One Off Places

From £15 per person per night

Remote Scottish Hideaway

The West Coast of Scotland Waterfront Christmas – £29pppn

A luxury architect designed waterfront holiday house on the remote Knoydart Peninsula on the west coast of Scotland with one of the best sea loch hot tub views in the UK.  This exquisite home is accessible only by boat!  Inside floor to ceiling glass, vaulted ceilings, contemporary furnishings and designer interiors.  Outside; hot tub, two moorings, wrap around deck and views to die for….5 bedrooms / sleeps 10.

Deal: Was £2700, now £2000 for one week, 20th – 27th December.

The Dorset Castle Christmas – £133pppn

Dorset Castle with indoor pool

With lavish interiors and impeccably designed gardens, The Penn (as Pennsylvania Castle is affectionately known) is located on the Dorset Isle of Portland and is all about comfort and luxury.  The house has every indulgence, from extensive entertaining areas, to a heated indoor swimming pool, and the scenery surrounding the various terraces is simply exquisite.

9 bedrooms / sleeps 20.

Deal: 3 nights for £8000 (additional nights on request).  Includes mince pies, a case of wine and Christmas trees.  Available 20th – 27th December.

The Welsh Watermill Christmas – £15pppn

Welsh Watermill

Welsh Watermill

This beautifully converted water mill which nestles at the bottom of the majestic mountain of Cadair Idris has the River Dysynni running past the front door. The house has been renovated using local slate and stone, and it still retains its stone walls and exposed beams.  River frontage, fishing on site, and a plethora of tranquillity and nature.  3 beds / sleeps up to 8

Deal: Was £950, now £850 for any 7 nights between 20-30 December (Fri-Fri or Mon-Mon).  Tree and hamper included.

The Hebridean Eco Christmas – £52pppn

Luxury eco House

Luxury eco House

Located on the east side of the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, the luxurious Lewis Longhouse sits close to the beach in an area of peaceful, natural beauty. With stunning interiors, uninterrupted views and huge windows that bring the outdoors in, this is a very special place in which to escape and relax, any time of year.  2 beds / sleeps 4.

Deal: £1450 for one week (based on 4 – 10% discount for 2 people).  Festive goodies included.  Available 21st – 28th December.

 

For more information on these and the other unique properties in the collection, including a truck conversion in the Scottish Highlands; a treehouse in Somerset; a roundhouse in France;  a houseboat in Amsterdam; a yurt in Portugal; a safari tent in Italy; a colonial villa in Sri Lanka; a holiday in a yurt, glamping, a big house to rent, a holiday in a tipi, quirky places to stay, a Scottish holiday, a stay in a shepherds hut, treehouse holidays, a villa in Galicia, villas in France, villas in Spain, windmills, castles, eco houses, tents, tipis and yurts; visit www.oneoffplaces.co.uk.

Up to £850 off on pre festive breaks in selected One Off Party Houses

£850 off Dorset Manor House

A beautiful stone manor house set in a stunning Dorset location, Chaffeymoor Grange sleeps 20 guests in comfort. It offers a superb and unforgettable venue for the traditional country house party weekend, whether you are a large family celebrating a birthday or anniversary, or a group of old friends organising a reunion weekend. 10 beds / sleeps 20.

Deal: Save £850 on weekend rentals throughout November. 2 nights for £2,500 or 3 nights for £3,100.

Chaffeymoor Grange in Dorset

Chaffeymoor Grange in Dorset

£745 off Listed house in Norfolk

Built in 1687 and newly converted, Incleborough House is a Grade II listed property in Norfolk set in magnificent landscaped walled gardens which overlook the village green. Stunning architecture, creative interior design and a classical feel – all just 300 metres from an award-winning beach. This house has the wow factor.  7 beds / sleeps 16.

Deal: Four night midweek break arriving Mon 11th or Mon 18th November.  Includes wine, cakes, bread and a full English breakfast.  Now £1250 (was £1995).

Incleborough House in Norfolk

Incleborough House in Norfolk

£695 off Somerset Retreat

Nestled in rural Somerset sits Cossington Park, a beautiful family home with a long and fascinating history. Explore the sprawling collection of books, portraits and antiques, enjoy the 22 acres of wonderful grounds and relax with friends and family in this superb retreat.  6 beds / sleeps 16.

Deal: 3 night weekend from 22nd November now £1200 (was £1895).  3 night weekend from 13th December now £1395 (was £1895).

Cossington Park in Somerset

Cossington Park in Somerset

£325 off Edwardian villa in Portmeirion

This luxurious Edwardian villa offers breathtaking views over the Dwyryd Estuary to the mountains beyond. Situated high above the famous Portmeirion village on the edge of Snowdonia National Park, the villa has been lovingly restored and offers a truly relaxing holiday. 4 beds / sleeps 8.

Deal: 7 night stay now £975 (was £1300).  4 nights midweek now £556 (was £695).  3 night weekend now £636 (was £795).  Available throughout November.

Hafod Cae Maen in Wales

Hafod Cae Maen in Wales

£140 off Georgian house in the Peak District

A fine three storey 18th century Georgian building, with oak beamed ceilings, Derwent House is a grade II listed property which has been lovingly refurbished, whilst maintaining its historical ambience. The house is an ideal base to explore the delights of the Peak District throughout the year.  6 beds / sleeps 12.

Deal: 3 night weekend or 4 night midweek break for £900.  Valid until mid December 2013.

Derwent House in Derbyshire

Derwent House in Derbyshire

For more information on these and the other unique properties in the collection, including a truck conversion in the Scottish Highlands; a treehouse in Somerset; a roundhouse in France;  a houseboat in Amsterdam; a yurt in Portugal; a safari tent in Italy; a colonial villa in Sri Lanka; a holiday in a yurt, glamping, a big house to rent, a holiday in a tipi, quirky places to stay, a Scottish holiday, a stay in a shepherds hut, treehouse holidays, a villa in Galicia, villas in France, villas in Spain, windmills, castles, eco houses, tents, tipis and yurts; visit www.oneoffplaces.co.uk.