Ways to celebrate a 70th birthday party holiday cottages

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Ways to celebrate a 70th birthday party

Ed & Kate A 22 July 2020

An occasion as special as a 70th birthday must be celebrated in style. Such a gathering comes once in a lifetime, so invite all your nearest and dearest for a party for the ages. We have compiled a guide to some of our favourite large houses in the UK – places where you can enjoy themed parties and other fine social gatherings.

It’s time to share some lovely memories with your family and friends, you can even invite your pets along to a few of our party houses in the UK too! Here are some of our favourite ways to celebrate a 70th birthday... 

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Retreat to the countryside at West Farleigh Farmhouse | Devon

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West Farleigh Farmhouse

If your 70-year-old’s birthday falls during the autumn or winter, why not book a stay for you and your party guests at West Farleigh Farmhouse in Devon? This cosy country house commands breathtaking views over the surrounding patchwork fields and rolling hills, which can be enjoyed from the comfort of the bubbling hot tub.  

Sleeping 12 guests across six bedrooms, there is plenty of communal space in this rustic holiday home, with a games room and cinema room to keep all ages entertained. The kitchen can be easily implemented to prepare the birthday boy or girl’s celebratory feast, and there are a variety of scenic rural walks from the front door to burn the calories afterwards. For a 70th birthday party in the beautiful Devonshire countryside, stay at West Farleigh Farmhouse.  

Sun, sea, and sand at Riverbank House | Cornwall

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Riverbank House

Can you imagine the ultimate 70th birthday celebration, toasting to a lifetime of wonderful memories in a luxurious hot tub with friends and family in Cornwall? Just a few miles from the sparkling coast at St Ives, Hayle and Penzance, this exceptional holiday home is a dream where you can party with your loved ones to mark the birthday of the century. A huge state-of-the-art kitchen and lots of social space to congregate and catch up with one another means you can toast your host to the maximum in this gorgeous Cornish retreat.

Tastefully designed throughout the property, this is the perfect place to live-it-up – make the most of great features like a games room, sheltered hot tub with corner sofa and TV, a BBQ hut with an open fire, and a fire pit area with seating where you can chat long into the night under a blanket of twinkling stars. Stay at Riverbank House in Cornwall for a sun-soaked 70th.  

Celebrate in the city at Hicks Farm | near Bristol

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Welcome your 70th birthday with a city break. Just 6 miles from the centre of the wonderful city of Bristol, there aren’t many people who would turn down an invite to a party here any time of year. Sitting at the heart of a large village, called Winterbourne, this homely farmhouse combines the bright lights of the city with the character of this peaceful village. Congregate with friends and family and enjoy some food and fizz together in the gardens, around the formal dining table or on the cosy sofas of the welcoming living room. 

The vibrant city of Bristol offers a wealth of history, fantastic shopping and arts and entertainment, so no matter what your interests are, there will be something to suit the whole group. Once you’ve explored the city, enjoy the local walks and charm of the village. There’s so much to see and revel in here, you’ll be stuck for choice. 

Party in a pub at The Country Retreat | Herefordshire

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The Country Retreat

Your ultimate birthday party venue awaits at The Country Retreat in Herefordshire. Set in 5 acres of immaculate, landscaped gardens, everyone in attendance at the party will feel like it’s their birthday too, such is the level of luxury and splendour at this 14th-century country mansion. With fantastic, far-reaching views across 22 acres of lush countryside, this lovely house accommodates 18 guests in unrivalled style.

You and your guests can enjoy a cinema room, an extensive games room, a large open-plan kitchen, and a vast dining room warmed by an open fire in which to feast and socialise together. Enjoy late-night drinks and party shenanigans in the array of opulent rooms throughout the property, including the library with its array of books and pool table, or head outside to spend quality time in the gardens with a summer house, BBQ, two fire pits and a variety of outdoor games. The highlight of this commanding dwelling is the bar area, set out like a traditional pub – the perfect spot to get the celebrations underway. Stay at The Country Retreat if you’d like to be the lord or lady of your very own manor for your birthday.

Host a Hollywood theme at The Old Manor House | Peak District

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The Old Manor House

You could throw a film-themed fancy dress party at this wonderful holiday home in the Peak District. Just 3.5 miles from Ashby-de-la-Zouch, make the most of the fabulous home cinema at this property. While the night away with your beloved guests dressed as Clark Cable, Humphrey Bogart, Judy Garland or Robocop. Start the evening off with a screening of a classic film to set the mood and then party in the dining room, games room and the large grounds. It’s a real treat to stay at this lovely, large property, perfect for get-togethers.

With large grounds to explore that include a hot tub, tennis court, an apple orchard and nearly 4 acres of paddocks and courtyards, it’s a wonderful choice inside and out, to celebrate a 70th birthday with all your loved ones. Accommodating 22 guests in comfort, choose this property for a memorable fancy dress party and a great film night! If you can’t decide which movie to watch, there’s a huge and handy library of Blu-rays to choose from on-site. Celebrate your 70th with a big-screen extravaganza at The Old Manor House. 


For a memorable 70th birthday party, there’s nothing better than getting away from it all with your nearest and dearest, plus a few pals! Our collection of party houses are located across the UK, offering many exciting extras that include private hot tubs, swimming pools, sun terraces, landscaped gardens, spa facilities, tennis courts and spacious reception rooms to celebrate in. Visit our collection of luxurious party houses in the UK when you begin to plan a landmark 70th birthday party!

Planning another milestone birthday? Read our ultimate guide to milestone birthdays for party ideas for 1-year-olds to 100-year-olds!

Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of writing, please ensure you check carefully before making any decisions based on the contents within this article.

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