Country houses for rent
Big houses to hire in the countryside
Our large country houses are perfect for a country house party with family or friends. Get together and celebrate in style in your very own large country houses to rent for the weekend, mid-week stay, week or longer.
Large country houses to rent for weekends…
mid-weeks, weeks or longer
Bowley Court is a stunning, historic property just outside the village of Bodenham in Herefordshire. Perfect for a celebration with friends and family, or an event for up to 60-100 guests (or more in a marquee).
Sleeps: 18 (plus a few extra guests on guest beds)
Pricing: from £3,000 for a 2 night stay
New Forest Estate
A truly stunning twelve-bedroom manor house, and two additional cottages. It sits in a fifteen-acre private estate in the beautiful New Forest National Park.
Sleeps: 24 in the manor, plus cottages that sleep 8 + 4
Pricing: from £8,750 for a 3 night weekend (manor only)
A delightful home with quintessentially English interiors to treat as your own. This spectacular historic home dates back to 1597 and is perfect for a house party, wedding or any other special event.
Sleeps: 30 (with further properties available on the Estate)
Pricing: from £7,200 for a 1 night stay
Green's Hill House
With room for up to 20 in 9 bedrooms, a huge hot tub, and 15 acres of private land to explore, this is your ideal getaway for a family party, a gathering with friends in the country or a sophisticated hen or stag do.
Pricing: from £2,730 for a 2-night break
River Valley House
Set in 14 acres with the river running through the grounds, this big house to rent offers elegant accommodation for up to 20 people with the option of daily housekeeping and a variety of catering options.
Sleeps: 16-20 in 10 bedrooms
Pricing: Prices starting from £4,200 for a 3 night weekend break
Old Mill Barns
These barns offer luxury living in a rural idyll. These brans are steeped in history, but have all the modern comforts of the twenty-first century and that it can sleep up to 48 people on an exclusive basis.
Pricing: from £6,765 for a 3 night weekend break
Keswick Country Manor
Lake District, England
The lure of the lakes and the fascination of the fells. If you have a party of up to 20 guests who are looking for somewhere truly luxurious in one of the best locations in the country, look no further.
Pricing: from £3,400 for a 2-night break based 16 guests (+£500 for up to 20)
Cornwell Manor and the surrounding privately owned Hamlet and 2,000 acre estate, located near Chipping Norton on the Oxfordshire-Gloucestershire borders, is one of the most beautiful areas of the Cotswolds.
Sleeps: 16 comfortably and can accommodate up to 24 if required.
Pricing: from £13,860 for a 3 night weekend
Somerset Manor Estate
First built in 1235, this beautiful Grade II listed building breathes history from every pore and yet provides a perfect modern setting. A fabulous big house to rent in Somerset.
Sleeps: 50 in the Manor and two additional luxurious barns
Pricing: from £7,500 for a 2-night weekend in the Manor (sleeps 24)
The Georgian Lakehouse
The Lake District, England
With views out across the marina and on to the beautiful Derwent Water, The Georgian Lakehouse really is a remarkable house in a remarkable landscape.
Sleeps: 22 (16 in the house and 6 in the lodge)
Pricing: from £3,750 for a 3 night weekend based on 22 guests.
Our top tips
Choosing and booking your country house for rent
Our portfolio of country houses for rent have been selected by our expert at Big House Experience® They’re unique, each one exceptional in its own way, designed to give all of our guests the ‘wow’ factor. Perfect for a sophisticated celebration, or relaxing break away.
Fixing a date for your party
If you’re planning hiring country houses for rent, one of the biggest challenges can be getting a large group to agree on a suitable date. We recommend useing Doodle, a fantastic tool that helps groups to fix a date that suits everyone.
Consider a mid-week rental
You can take your large country house for rent for the weekend, or a full week or longer. But we recommend going for a mid-week break, as it can work out to be exceptionally good value.
Catering at our country houses for rent
Some of our country houses for rent have their very own resident chef, on hand to cook up a feast for your party. Others are self-catered, but in all cases we’ll be able to recommend a local private chef to come and prepare meals for you and your party, allowing you to completely relax. Our recommend chefs can offer anything from a simple drop-off meal, to a beautiful full prepared 3-course meal and everything in between. They can also offer breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and bar services too. Just ask our country house experts for advice.
Your very own country house spa therapist
What better way to enjoy your time in your beautiful country houses than arranging for a private in-house spa therapist? Your therapist, arranged by our friends at My Personal Sanctuary, offer with a full range of spa treatments available.
Activities at our country houses for rent
Whether it’s something very traditional for a country houses weekend, such as shooting or fishing, or something completely off the wall, like duck herding or opposite-steer golf buggies (hilarious fun!) we can offer a range of activities that make your country house stay extra memorable.
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