We know that when planning a group holiday, you’ll have a picture of the perfect place in mind. You’re just waiting to see it.

We’ve collected rustic cottages for board game nights by the fire, beachside holiday homes for epic al fresco dinners, villas with pools and gardens for long outdoor days, and countryside farmhouses with brilliant walking terrain from the door, all spacious enough for groups of 8 or more.

Comfort and the space to spread out come as standard with our large holiday cottages for groups, but we look for more than that. We find places with character, creativity and warmth, inspecting every one to make sure that you find that special place you’re looking for.

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Top locations for large group cottages

Amazing group spaces to gather across the UK and Europe, from glass-palace Cornish beach houses
to airy villas in the Spanish hills and cosy farmhouses in the wild Yorkshire moors.

Our most popular group spaces

Choose the perfect holiday for your group

Something your next group holiday just has to have? Here are some collections to help you find the perfect getaway, whether you’re after a hot tub under the stars, a big swimming pool for lazy summer afternoons, or an open fire for cosy evenings in.

Who are Sawday’s?

We’re an independent, Bristol-based company who want to keep alive something that we feel mass-transit, box-ticking travel is killing – character and personality. All our large holiday cottages, like every place in our collection, are inspected and selected by our team. We look for passion and individuality, a stay that will make you smile. Sign up to our newsletter to see the new places we discover and take a look at our blog, Detour, for inspiration and travel stories from our team and our friends.  


Where can we take you?

We have a great range of self-catering places and holiday cottages in Britain, offering large group holidays from the tip of Cornwall, to the west Wales coast and all the way up into the highlands. Our places are in a mix of locations, with ivy-covered holiday cottages in tiny Dorset villages sitting right alongside cool contemporary buildings on the Devon coast and spacious apartments in towns and cities all over England and the UK. Take a look at all our destinations, to find your next brilliant staycation.

What are our large holiday cottages like?

We celebrate difference and love something a bit off the wall, so when we talk about large holiday cottages, we might mean anything from a brilliant barn conversion to a chic townhouse or a windmill. We do have some classic thatched holiday cottages and brushwood beach houses too though. Our collection is eclectic by design, allowing you to find something that’s right for the particular break you want or just the mood you happen to be in. 


How do we choose our places? 

We personally inspect for two very good reasons – it helps us get to know the owner of a place and it gives us a really clear picture of how it feels to stay somewhere. We know that one of the main concerns when booking a large group holiday is that the holiday cottage can fit everyone in, but the joy of travel comes from the extra touches, the magic of a place that’s been created with generosity and love. So we make sure that everyone will be comfortable, of course, but we also make sure you’ll be beaming.