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To the manor born!

Looking for a manor houses to rent in the UK? At Big House Experience®, we bring you only the very best. A manor house is simply the house that the lord of the manor lived in. Basically, it’s the biggest house around! They have a particular style and grandeur, imbued as they are with years of privilege and wealth. Well, it’s fun to enjoy a bit of that luxury for a few days, living in true grandeur and style. We have a range of homes that will make you feel like the Lady and Lord of the Manor.

Our top picks

Our very best Manor houses to rent


Our manor houses to rent are perfect for a family getaway, a business meeting, or a wonderful celebration. We’ve carefully selected only the very best manor houses to rent for our collection, so we’re confident that you and your guests will love any of one them.

We can arrange all sorts of activities to make your time in the manor extra special from archery to duck herding, just ask us about what’s possible at your chosen manor houses to rent.

When it comes to catering, we can help too. We can put you in touch with a local professional chef to come in to your manor house to cook for your party.  You may choose to have all meals prepared for you, or simply ask them to come in and prepare one big celebratory meal. We’ll help to design your stay at the manor house to suit you.

Big house to hire in Yorkshire.

Honeystone Manor

Cotswolds, England

In an area that is steeped in English history, this is the perfect base from which to explore the area while experiencing the joys of living in a house that has been part of that history over the years.

Sleeps: 10
Pricing: from £1,945 for a 3 night weekend break

Big house to hire in Cheltenham

Lakeside Manor

Cotswolds, England

Sitting in seven acres of spectacular gardens, with a private lake and an Italian walled garden, the house looks simply stunning.

Sleeps: 24 (+4 in a cottage)
Pricing: from £4,795 per night (includes catering)

Manor houses to rent in the UK

Mears Ashby Hall

Northamptonshire, England

Deep in lovely Northamptonshire, this beautiful house has an idyllic setting, 400 years of history, style, comfort and charm.  And it's just 45 minutes from London.

Sleeps: 18-20 in 9 bedrooms
Pricing: from £5,850 for a 2 night weekend stay.

Big house to hire in Yorkshire.

Royd Moor Manor

South Yorkshire, England

Royd Moor Manor has it all. This newly refurbished property is beautiful throughout and has every comfort you could wish for, including a fabulous games room, two hot tubs and a plush cinema room.

Sleeps: 34
Pricing: from £5,500 for a 3-night weekend break

Big House to rent in Devon. Devonshire House.

Devonshire House

Devon, England

Style, charm and comfort in the most delightful location. This is a beautiful big house to rent for a special occassion, or retreat with friends and family.

Sleeps: 24 with accommodation in local pubs for 10 more
Pricing: from £4,500 for a three night stay

Big house to rent in The Cotswolds

Windrush Hyde Estate

Cotswolds, England

Seamlessly blending old Cotswold charm with contemporary elegance. A Manor, a barn and three additional buildings make up the Estate.

Sleeps: 32
Pricing: The entire Estate from £7,650 for a 2-night weekend

Big house to hire in Yorkshire.

Bowley Court


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

Big house to hire in Somerset

Allerwater Hall

Somerset, England

Freshly refurbished, tastefully and elegantly furnished, in a stunning setting surrounded by National Trust land overlooking Porlock Vale and looking out over the Bristol Channel.

Sleeps: 30
Pricing: from £4,200 for a 3 night weekend

Big house to hire in Yorkshire.

Cailean House

Cairngorms National Park, Scotland

Cailean House, a handsome Scottish villa, sits high above Aberfeldy in the Tay Valley, with commanding views of the Scottish landscape as it sweeps towards the Highlands.

Sleeps: 18 in 9 bedrooms
Pricing: from £4,725 for a 2 night weekend

Big house to rent in the Cotswolds.

Cornwell Manor

Cotswolds, England

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

Big house to rent in Someset.

Somerset Manor Estate

Somerset, England

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)

Our top tips

Choosing and booking manor houses to rent


Our hand-picked collection of manor houses rent have been selected by our expert at Big House Experience® They’re all very special, many with a really rich history., Perfect for a sophisticated celebration, holiday or business meeting.

Fixing a date for your manor house stay

If you’re planning to book a manor house to rent, one of the biggest challenges can be getting a large group to agree on the best date. We recommend using Doodle, a super-helpful faciloity, helping helps groups to fix a date that suits everyone.

Catering at our manor houses to rent

Some of our manor houses have their very own resident chef, on hand to cook up a fantastic dinner 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 on your manor house, 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 manor houses experts for advice.

Spa treatment in your manor house

What better way to enjoy your time in your beautiful country houses than arranging for a private in-manor spa therapist?  Your therapist, arranged by our friends at My Personal Sanctuary, offer with a full range of spa treatments available.

Activities at our manor houses for rent

Whether it’s something very traditional for a manor house 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 manor house stay extra memorable.


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