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Large Houses and Cottages to Rent in Somerset

Large group holidays are such fun; let’s face it, getting together with a bunch of your favourite people, catching up, relaxing and enjoying a few days or even a whole week away is manna for the soul, so get organised, pack away your worries and head down to Somerset to make some wonderful memories.

Holidays in Somerset are a dream; beautiful countryside, a varied coastline of wide sandy beaches and tiny windswept bays, the glorious heather-clad heaths, steep wooded hillsides and picturesque river valleys of Exmoor National Park, the wild and rugged heaths and softly tumbling coombes of the Quantocks, the enchanting watery expanse of the Somerset Levels, and the scenic craggy heights of the Mendips; it’s all breath taking, and you’ll find things to see and do for all ages. Fun-filled family attractions, magnificent historic houses, magical gardens, and the prettiest villages with centuries old thatched cottages and cosy country inns. Towns to potter around, browsing the independent shops, farmer’s markets and narrow streets; footpaths, bridle ways, and winding country lanes to explore on foot, by bike or on horseback; so many ways to completely unwind. Like we said, it’s a dream.

Finding the perfect place for your large group holiday is a piece of cake with Groups Stays; we’ve got some amazing large holiday homes in the most gorgeous locations, and they sleep 8-30 people; peace and quiet, open air, views that stretch for miles across lush pastures, rolling hills dotted with copses, peaceful bays and panoramic vistas across the Bristol Channel to Wales. The thing is you see, we think of everything at Group Stays and most of our properties are access friendly with ground floor bedrooms with wet rooms, and plenty of space to move about. Babies and toddlers are well provided for with stairgates, highchairs, cots and toddler beds; we cater for dog friendly holidays too, so you can bring your pet pooch along – after all, he’s one of the family.

You won’t need to worry about keeping everyone amused on your large group holiday; aside from all the places there are to visit, our holiday homes in Somerset have everything you could possibly need for a family holiday, a gathering of friends or a corporate stay; in fact, a lot of our guests tell us they don’t really feel the need to go out anywhere. Imagine lazy days spent lounging by the poolside, kids having fun splashing around, barbecue sizzling; everyone’s happy. Most of our large holiday homes have indoor swimming pools so it really doesn’t matter what time of year it is; it’s lovely and warm inside in the winter, and on those baking hot days you can pull back the doors and let the sunshine in. Chill out in a steam room or a sauna, sit back in a hot tub and watch the clouds drift by in the daytime, or the stars come out one by one at night; get out in the garden, play croquet or French cricket on the lawns, hear the happy shrieks and laughter of the little ones having fun on the play equipment or boinging about on the trampoline.

Get the whole lot of you out in the BBQ Lodge where you can snuggle up beneath the twinkling lights, with reindeer hides to keep you warm, and natter away till the small hours; tell jokes, swap stories, play charades. Join the teenagers in the games room and have a full-on tournament; table football, air hockey, ping-pong or pool. Grab yourselves some huge bowls of popcorn and crisps and settle down on the big fat sofas for a night of movies or to cheer on your top team in that all-important match. Book up one of our tried and tested professional catering teams to come in and create a scrumptious feast, especially if you’ve got a reason to celebrate – perhaps a big birthday, a wedding coming up, or maybe you’re having a wonderful reunion of old friends.

Take your pick of our fantastic Somerset holiday homes; we’ve got beautiful country houses and old farmhouses, like Pound Farm, sleeping 18-21 guests, near Bishops Lydeard, Hurstone, for up to 18 people, on the edge of Exmoor, Bossington Hall sleeping 30, high up on the hill above Porlock Bay, or sleeping 14, Ilbeare, close to the county town of Taunton. We’ve got barn conversions that will knock your socks off; Beaverbrook can sleep 20-30 people, Coat Barn sleeps 18 and Walnut Arbour sleeps 12-14, and you really should check out our luxury lodges including Ham Bottom and Flossy Brook in the Blackdown Hills, and Cockercombe at the foot of the Quantocks; all of these sleep up to 14 guests.

We have the most idyllic Somerset cottages to rent, among them and all sleeping 12 guests are  Riverside on the Somerset Levels, Halse Water House, tucked away on the edge of a quiet village, and Dancing Hill, high up on the edge of the Quantocks.

But don't go thinking that big means expensive, because in this case, it doesn't. If you divide the price of your group stay between all members of your party it works out at less than the cost of a good hotel, so considering all the top notch facilities you get, it's remarkably good value for money. And another thing about our large holiday houses and cottages in Somerset is that they’re perfect for a holiday or a short break anytime of year. A stay in the country during springtime is such a delight as everything comes to life; flowers in the hedgerows, trees coming into leaf and the start of longer days. Summer is divine; long days in the garden, nights in the hot tub, fresh air drifting in through the open windows, and autumn is hard to beat with those crisp country walks, kicking up leaves in the woodlands and the glorious golden-brown colours. Winter is the ideal time for a happy gathering; snuggling by the fireside, muddy walks through the fields, and a huge Christmas tree glistening with fairy lights; likewise New Year; the chink of glasses, corks popping, smiles all round. Perfect, perfect, perfect.

Somerset Barn Conversion with 13 en suite bedrooms sleeping up to 30 guests with private spa facilities

Croftview - Somerset

AVAILABLE SUMMER 2020: Holiday house in Somerset sleeping 26 people in 13 en suite bedrooms. 4 more guests at an extra charge per person. Private location, glorious views, spa hall with SWIMMING POOL, HOT TUB, and SAUNA, plus there’s a GAMES ROOM and CHILDREN’S PLAY AREA. 2 cots and 2 toddler beds at no extra charge. Dogs at owner’s discretion.

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Ham Bottom Holiday Lodge in Somerset sleeps 12 with indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, games room and bbq lodge set in 2 acres

Ham Bottom - Somerset

Holiday lodge in Somerset sleeping 12. Ham Bottom has an INDOOR POOL, SAUNA, HOT TUB, GAMES ROOM, PLAY AREA and BBQ LODGE. Room for 2 more guests at an extra charge per person. 2 toddler beds (4yrs and under) and 2 cots at no extra charge.

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Holiday let somerset sleeping 20 with indoor poll, hot tub, sauna, games room and bbq lodge

Beaverbrook 20 - Somerset

Stunning converted barn in Somerset sleeping 20 in 10 bedrooms. There's a spa hall with an INDOOR POOL, SAUNA, and HOT TUB, and a GAMES ROOM, BBQ LODGE and PLAY EQUIPMENT. Room for 10 more guests at an extra charge per person, 3 cots at no extra charge.

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Somerset holiday lodge with indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, bbq lodge and games room sleeping 12 guests

Fuzzy Orchard - Somerset

Luxury timber-clad lodge in the Somerset countryside, sleeping 12, with an INDOOR POOL, SAUNA, HOT TUB and GAMES ROOM. 2 acre grounds with PLAY EQUIPMENT and a BBQ LODGE. Room for two more guests, charged extra per person. 2 toddler beds (4yrs and under) and 2 cots at no extra charge.

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Luxury group accommodation in Somerset sleeps 18 with indoor pool, hot tub, sauna and games room

Pound Farm - Somerset

This gorgeously renovated farmhouse in Somerset sleeps 18 people, and has an INDOOR HEATED POOL, HOT TUB, SAUNA and GAMES ROOM. There’s room for 3 more guests at an extra charge per person. 2 toddler beds (4yrs and under) and 2 cots at no extra charge.

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Somerset holiday home sleeps 12 in 6 bedrooms with hot tub and games room

Orchard View - Somerset

Re-modelled Dutch Barn on a working farm on the Somerset Levels, with wonderful country views. Sleeping 12 in 6 bedrooms, it has a HOT TUB, POOL TABLE and TABLE FOOTBALL. Room for 1 more guest at an extra charge. 2 toddler beds (4yrs and under) and 1 cot at no extra charge.

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Somerset holiday let sleeps 12 in 6 bedrooms with hot tub, garden and games room

Riverside - Somerset

A big country cottage right on the banks of the River Tone on the Somerset Levels. Snooze space for 12 in 6 bedrooms, GAMES ROOM, enclosed garden with a HOT TUB beneath a leafy arbour, and PLAY EQUIPMENT for the children. 1 cot at no extra charge. 2 dogs by prior arrangement (charged extra).

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Somerset holiday home with hot tub, swim spa, games room and stunning view which sleeps 12

Dancing Hill - Somerset

Big country cottage in Somerset with far reaching country views. Sleeps 12 in 6 bedrooms; there’s a GAMES ROOM, HOT TUB and 4M SWIM SPA. 2 more guests at an additional charge per person. 2 cots at no extra charge.

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Somerset Big Barn sleeps 30 with indoor spa hall, indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, games room, bbq lodge

Beaverbrook 30 - Somerset

A huge barn conversion in Somerset sleeping 30, with an INDOOR POOL, SAUNA, HOT TUB, BBQ LODGE and GAMES ROOM. 3 cots at no extra charge.

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Somerset Farmhouse sleeping 14 with hot tub, bbq lodge and games room

Ilbeare - Somerset

A big holiday house for 14, in an idyllic setting in the Somerset countryside. There’s a HOT TUB, GAMES ROOM and a BBQ LODGE in two acres of grounds with woods and a stream. 2 cots at no extra charge.

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Somerset holiday home sleeping up to 14 with indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, steam room and games room

Walnut Arbour - Somerset

Idyllic Somerset barn conversion, sleeping 12, with PRIVATE INDOOR POOL, OUTDOOR HOT TUB, STEAM ROOM, SAUNA and GAMES ROOM. 2 further guests can be accommodated at an extra charge per person. 2 cots at no extra charge. 2 dogs by prior arrangement (£50 charge).

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Somerset big barn conversion sleeps 12 with indoor pool, hot tub and games room

Jurston Barn - Somerset

Fabulously converted barn in Somerset that sleeps 12 in 6 bedrooms and has a games room, INDOOR HEATED POOL, HOT TUB and children’s play area. 2 toddler beds (4 yrs and under) and 2 cots at no extra charge. NO PETS.

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Somerset holiday let sleeping 16 with hot tub, cinema and games room

Dustings - Somerset

Beautifully converted stable block at the footholds of the Quantock Hills in Somerset. 6 en suite bedrooms sleep 16, there’s a HOT TUB, GAMES ROOM, CINEMA ROOM and PLAY AREA. 2 toddler beds (4yrs and under) and 2 cots also available. 2 well behaved dogs by prior arrangement (£50 charge per dog).

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Somerset holiday home sleeping 14 with hot tub, swim spa, bbq lodge and games room

Frog Street - Somerset

This beautiful old farmhouse in Somerset sleeps 12 guests in 6 en suite bedrooms, and it has a covered SWIM SPA, HOT TUB, BBQ LODGE, GAMES ROOM and PLAY AREA. Room for 2 more guests at an extra charge per person. 2 cots at no extra charge. No pets.

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Dog friendly house for large groups in Somerset, sleeps up to 16 with hot tub and stunning view

Hurstone - Somerset

Once a Somerset farmhouse, now a gem of a country house that sleeps 14 people in 7 bedrooms. There’s a GAMES ROOM, HOT TUB, and gorgeous country views. Room for 4 more guests at an extra charge per person. 2 cots at no extra charge.

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Somerset group accommodation for 12 with indoor pool and hot tub

Millgrove House - Somerset

A spacious large group holiday house in the Somerset countryside, sleeping 12 people in 6 bedrooms. There’s a private covered SWIMMING POOL for use year round, a HOT TUB, play equipment, a pool table and outdoor table tennis.

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Holiday barns in Somerset at the foot of the Quantock hills, sleeps 14 with hot tub and games room

Quantock Barns - Somerset

These centuries old farm buildings at the foot of the Quantock Hills in Somerset have been thoughtfully transformed into an impressive complex of luxury holiday cottages sleeping 14 plus up to 10 more guests (charged extra). There’s a GAMES ROOM and HOT TUB. 4 cots at no extra charge.

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Large luxury group accommodation sleeping up to 24 with indoor pool, hot tub, games room and bbq lodge

The Granary - Somerset

A spacious converted grain barn in the Quantock Hills in Somerset, sleeping 18 in 9 en suite bedrooms. There’s a private INDOOR POOL, HOT TUB, BBQ LODGE, GAMES AREA and PLAY EQUIPMENT. Room for 6 more guests at an extra charge per person, 3 cots at no extra charge.

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Big house sleeping 18 in 9 en suite bedrooms with hot tub and games room set at the foot of the Quantock Hills

The Old Rectory - Somerset

Beautiful Georgian house sleeping 18 in 9 bedrooms, close to the Somerset coast. There’s a HOT TUB and a GAMES ROOM. 3 toddler beds (4yrs and under) and 5 cots at no extra charge.

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large luxury 5 star group accommodation in Somerset, with private indoor pool, games room with table tennis table and pool table and stunning view

Holemoor Stables - Somerset

Holemoor Stables offers spacious holiday accommodation in the heart of the Somerset countryside, with an INDOOR HEATED POOL, GAMES ROOM and PLAY EQUIPMENT. Snooze space for 18 in 9 en suite bedrooms, 2 toddler beds (4yrs and under) and 2 cots at no extra charge.

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5 bedroom luxury holiday lodge in Somerset with private indoor pool perfect for family holidays and celebrations

Thorncombe - Somerset

Timber-clad holiday lodge near the Quantock Hills in Somerset, sleeping 12 in 5 en suite bedrooms, with a PRIVATE INDOOR POOL and GAMES AREA. 1 toddler bed (4yrs and under) and 2 cots at no extra charge.

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private holiday lodge with own private pool sleeps up to 14 in Somerset

Flossy Brook - Somerset

Luxury timber-clad holiday lodge on the edge of a quiet village in the Blackdown Hills of Somerset. Sleeps 12, with integral HEATED POOL, TABLE FOOTBALL and OUTDOOR PLAY EQUIPMENT. Room for 2 further guests, at an extra charge per person. 2 toddler beds (4yrs and under) and 2 cots at no extra charge.

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Dog friendly lodge in Somerset sleeping 12 at the foot of the Quantock Hills with indoor pool

Foxcombe - Somerset

Holiday lodge near the Quantock Hills in Somerset, sleeping 14 in 6 en suite bedrooms; spacious, light and airy accommodation, with a private INDOOR SWIMMING POOL and PLAY AREA. 2 toddler beds (4yrs and under) and 2 cots at no extra charge.

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large barn conversion perfect for family holidays and celebrations. Sleeps 18 in 8 en suite rooms with indoor pool and games room

Coat Barn - Somerset

Stunning barn conversion tucked away in the Somerset countryside, with an INDOOR POOL and a GAMES ROOM. Sleeps 18 in 8 en suite bedrooms. 2 toddler beds (4yrs and under) and 2 cots at no extra charge.

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holiday home sleeps 26 in 11 en suite bedrooms with 2 indoor pools - perfect for family gatherings and celebrations

Crowcombe and Thorncombe - Somerset

These two luxury holiday lodges in Somerset sleep 26 people when booked together and they come with the luxury of 2 INDOOR HEATED POOLS for exclusive use. 2 toddler beds (4yrs and under) and 4 cots at no extra charge.

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Somerset luxury lodge at the foot of the Quantock Hills, perfect for family holidays with 6 en suite rooms and an indoor pool

Crowcombe - Somerset

Luxury self catering holiday lodge in Somerset with a PRIVATE INDOOR POOL and snooze space for 14. 1 toddler bed (4yrs and under) and 2 cots at no extra charge.

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sleeps 14 in 6 en suite bedrooms with indoor pool at the foot of the quantock hills in somerset

Cockercombe - Somerset

Luxury group accommodation for 14, with a private INDOOR POOL, GAMES AREA and PLAY EQUIPMENT. Close to the Quantock Hills in Somerset. 1 toddler bed (4yrs and under) and 2 cots at no extra charge.

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luxury Somerset lodge with 6 en suite bedrooms, indoor pool, children's play equipment perfect for celebrations

Ramscombe - Somerset

This luxurious holiday lodge in Somerset sleeps 14 in 6 en suite bedrooms and has its own INDOOR SWIMMING POOL, GAMES AREA and PLAY EQUIPMENT. 2 toddler beds (4yrs and under) and 2 cots at no extra charge.

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Somerset country cottage sleeping 12 with hot tub perfect holiday home for a large group

Halse Water House - Somerset

A big holiday cottage on the edge of a quiet Somerset village; snooze space for 12, big garden with a HOT TUB and outdoor dining pavilion. 1 cot at no extra charge.

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2 luxury lodges at the foot of the Quantock Hills sleeping 28 guests in 12 en suite bedrooms with 2 indoor pools

Ramscombe and Cockercombe - Somerset

Close to the Quantock Hills in Somerset, these two luxury holiday lodges sleep 28 people (14 in each). Both lodges have a private INDOOR POOL, a games area and play equipment. 3 toddler beds (4yrs and under) and 4 cots at no extra charge.

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large country house in Somerset sleeping 30 guests with games room and tennis court, perfect for celebrations

Bossington Hall - Somerset

Country house in Somerset that sleeps 30 in 15 bedrooms. There’s a GAMES ROOM, TENNIS COURT, and six acres of grounds; the views out over Exmoor are staggering.

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