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Big House Holiday Lets

Our 10 beautiful our self-catering, large holiday homes nestle in the heart of the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean and each can easily accommodate large groups of up to 26 people.

Group and Hostel in or near Monmouth - 8 houses each sleeping 12-26


Big Group Accommodation in The Wye Valley & Forest of Dean

We are the area's leading provider of large holiday homes and cottages

Whether on the edge of a wood  or at the end of a private lane, our beautiful large holiday cottages nestle in the heart of the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean. With stunning views over the wonderful River Wye, up to famous Yat Rock, looking over Raglan Castle or across the Llangovan Valley our self-catering, large holiday homes easily accommodate groups of up to 26 people.

Whilst our houses are self-catered with every facility you'll need for easy group entertaining , we can put you in touch with local catering companies if you that’s an option you prefer.  However you choose to structure your stay with us, Big House Holiday Lets can help you find the right holiday home to meet your needs.

What is unique about our large holiday homes?

Our large holiday homes combine genuine peace and quiet (apart from the sounds of the river and birdsong) with very little passing traffic. There are many nice places to eat and drink nearby with excellent pubs and restaurants within walking distance (plus, in one house, one that’s accessed by river ferry).

If you’re planning a staycation or you’re visiting the UK from abroad, our big cottages are perfect for large family breaks, special occasions, celebrations, reunions and fun, activity-based weekends away. If you haven’t already planned your time in the Wye Valley or Forest of Dean, why not look at our activities section and find somewhere to relax or have an adventure.

Each of our large holiday cottages has a unique character or history, with some dating back to the 15th century that lends a special atmosphere to staying in them.  With the houses having been updated to include many essentials for a comfortable holiday for large groups, including hot tubs, games rooms, plenty of bathrooms and the occasional swimming pool or in-house gym!

What kinds of groups do we accommodate?

When it comes to finding the right place for group accommodation, everybody has their own reasons why staying in a large holiday house appeals to them.  Here are some that we’ve come across from previous groups who have chosen to stay with us in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean.

  • Families – for celebrations or shared holidays
  • Clubs and organisations – shared interests in activities in the Wyedean area
  • Friends – reunions, hen parties or just fun getaways
  • Corporate events – retreats or team away days organised for staff
  • Residential events – some companies use our houses as venues for their services

Whether the cottage is a place of idyllic calm to get away from it all, a chance to have fun and spend time with family and friends, or act as a base camp for your next expedition in this beautiful part of the country, our range of big cottages in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean give you irresistible options to choose from.  If you’re looking for a dog friendly cottage, your pets are welcome to stay too!

At Big House Holiday Lets we know our cottages and the area around them because we live here, so if you want to know anything, before or after booking your cottage with us, we will be happy to chat.



  • Barbecue
  • Children welcome
  • Cots available
  • Dog Friendly
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Group and Hostel
  • High chairs available
  • Hot Tub
  • Large groups accepted
  • Linen provided
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Sleeps 13 to 25
  • Sleeps 7 to 12
  • Sleeps more than 25
  • Television


Agincourt Square
NP25 3BT

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We are based in Monmouth but we offer a range of self-catering holiday cottages that sleep 20 to 26  people in great locations around the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley.

  • Abergavenny
  • Lydbrook
  • Monmouth
  • Rural
  • Symonds Yat


How Much Does it Cost to Rent a Large Holiday Home?

That depends on when you want to stay! As with most holiday bookings there are busy periods during the year when prices are higher than others, these tend to be around public and school holidays. However you can get cheaper prices by looking out for our special offers or booking a midweek break.

Full details are on our website.

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