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The ultimate party houses in the UK

Kate A 22 July 2020

There’s always an excuse for a big celebration, whether it’s a milestone birthday, an anniversary, a hen or stag do, or even a wedding. And with a big occasion, you’ll need an equally big venue – a party house that’s not only large enough for all your favourite people to stay, but one that also offers something a little extra special and luxurious to make your occasion an event to remember.

Our party houses in the UK are dotted around some of the most beautiful parts of the country, from the far reaches of Cornwall, throughout Wales, into the bright lights of London and up to the Highlands of Scotland.

Whether you’re looking for a grand country house, a chic city pad or a coastal hideaway, here are some of the ultimate party houses in the UK that you can hire:

Big party houses in the UK


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The Temple

A private pub, two hot tubs to luxuriate in, karaoke and games for wonderful entertainment and a scenic garden with a trampoline and views over the river to relax in; this party house in the Peak District is a magnificent setting for an extravagant soiree. Whether celebrating a birthday, anniversary or even a wedding, this outstanding Georgian Grade ll listed former hotel is the pinnacle of luxury party houses. If anyone does decide to venture out, there’s walking, cycling, caving, rock climbing, water sports and wildlife watching – not to mention a couple of fantastic local attractions to visit during your trip.

Perfect for parties:

  • A private pub and lounge bar
  • Two hot tubs
  • A games room
  • 15 bedrooms 

The Temple


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The Old Manor

Set in a quiet, countryside location, this stunning luxury Derbyshire manor house will create the perfect backdrop for a special occasion: make a toast in the formal grounds; get competitive on the tennis court or in the games room; watch films late into the night in the cinema room; or escape to the hot tub for a little pampering.

Perfect for parties:

  • Hot tub
  • Private cinema
  • Tennis court
  • Games room
  • 8 bedrooms

The Old Manor House


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Bagshot House

A wonderful townhouse set in the historic spa town of Buxton has everything this fabulous town has to offer on its doorstep. This unique escape provides opulent extras including a nickel bath, a marble-style bathroom and original features like the large elegant windows that allow light to flood in. Serve canapés and Champagne out in the courtyard, watch films into the night in the cinema room, and enjoy evenings out at the Buxton Opera House or the local bars and restaurants.

Bagshot House

Hen party houses in the UK


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Depot Rd

This artsy former Methodist church is an idyllic hen party venue in the UK, set in the heart of South Wales near the seaside resorts of Port Talbot and Swansea. Whether you want to wildlife watch, explore grand castles and estates or party in the mix of bars, restaurants and clubs, everything you need is just around the corner. And for ladies seeking a quieter way to enjoy a hen do, this large, luxury holiday home is also perfect for a weekend spent catching up over drinks and nibbles on the fantastic corner sofa while the fire roars or to enjoy a BBQ in the civilised and scenic courtyard.

Depot Rd

The Colloquy | Nr Kington, Herefordshire

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The Colloquy, Herefordshire

For the ultimate weekend break with the girls, our hen party houses with swimming pools will ensure the bridal party have a memorable time - and this rural retreat nestled within the peaceful Herefordshire countryside is one of our favourites. In the summer months, don your bikinis and enjoy a lazy afternoon around the shared heated outdoor pool, challenge the hens to a game of squash, badminton or table tennis, or pop open a bottle of fizz and take advantage of the sauna and hot tub.

The Colloquy

You can find even more hen party spa breaks among our fabulous collection.

Kaleidoscope House | Snettisham, Norfolk

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Kaleidoscope House, Norfolk

If it’s luxury hen party houses in the UK that you’re searching for, then this extravagant Grade II-listed Georgian house near the Norfolk coast is sure to tick all the boxes. A karaoke machine and disco dance floor set the scene for a celebration that the bride-to-be will remember for years and with a fun dressing-up room, you’ll be able to dance the night away in all manner of Hollywood costumes! Plus, this is also one of our hen party houses with a hot tub, so after an evening of over-indulgence, sinking into the soothing bubbles the following morning will be the perfect remedy.

Kaleidoscope House

For even more incredible hen party ideas, see our full collection of dazzling hen party houses.

Stag party houses in the UK

Wesley House | Alnwick, Northumberland

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Wesley House

Set in the historic town of Alnwick, this impressive party house for rent – a former chapel - will leave the wedding party feeling relaxed and refreshed, ready for the big day. With the fantastic Northumberland coastline nearby, awaiting walking and seaside adventures, your days on a Northumberland stag weekend away will fly by. Get in touch with Adventure Northumberland ahead of your trip to plan sea kayaking and coasteering. And with country pubs and restaurants within walking distance, you and your stags don’t even need to worry about cooking – leaving you more time to enjoy discovering this impressive landscape.

Wesley House

Lansdown Retreat | Bath (5mls W), Somerset

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Lansdown Retreat, Somerset

Not your average stag do accommodation, this luxurious retreat lies between Bristol and Bath - both with great nightlife and plenty of group activities to pack your days with. The stunning house offers a hot tub, barrel sauna and table football - perfect for keeping everyone entertained. The BBQ and outdoor dining area is a fantastic spot for socialising into the night, the only trouble you'll have is deciding which of your guests get to sleep in the Disney-themed bedroom!

Lansdown Retreat

Landsdown Retreat is one of our many party houses with hot tubs - why not take your pick from the whole collection?


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The Old Cider Barn

For an unforgettable group celebration, this ancient, luxurious stag party house is set right by the North Devon Coast, on the outskirts of the seaside resort of Croyde. The groom and his best men can look forward to surfing, coasteering and a whole host of other epic water sports during their time here and evenings spent in the traditional local pubs toasting to a great holiday. This impressive cottage also has a stylish kitchen with a kitchen island and a lounge complete with comfy sofas and wood burners for warm, relaxed evenings catching up with the mates.

The Old Cider Barn

For even more incredible venues for your stag weekend, check out all of our stag party houses.

Party house hire in the UK

Whether you’re searching for hen party houses in York, party houses to rent in London or even party houses to rent with an indoor pool in the UK, our exclusive collection of luxury party houses offers up a plethora of possibilities. Have a browse of our portfolio and start planning the ultimate celebration!

Party houses

For more party inspiration, our ‘ultimate guide to milestone birthdays’ has some great ideas for party themes. If you’re planning a hen party, have a read of our ‘5 beautiful UK hen party houses with on-site spa facilities’, or for stag party ideas, browse our UK stag weekend ideas that don’t require a passport

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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