Fill your lungs with fresh country air in some of the most beautiful surroundings Britain has to offer. From the Cotswolds to the Scottish Highlands, escaping to the country can be one of life’s greatest pleasures. Whether you want to take advantage of all of the activities the countryside can offer such as golf, horse riding and shooting, or simply get away from it all, one of our big country houses to rent is the perfect solution. Imagine waking up to impressive views of rolling countryside in your luxurious bedroom, enjoy a full cooked breakfast using local produce and then pull on your wellies to take a leisurely stroll along one of the beautiful walks nearby. Perhaps you might stop at a lovely country pub for lunch and sample some of the locally brewed beer on offer. Cosy evenings can be spent by the roaring log fire with a glass of port in your hand, or perhaps in the hot tub with a glass of chilled champagne – what in life could be better?!
The British countryside offers some of the most beautiful scenery in the world, with sonnets and poetry dedicated to its charm. Rolling hills and verdant forests, wild moors and the rugged beauty of the highlands are a world away from the hustle and bustle of city life, yet all too often we forget this natural beauty is on our doorstep.
Whether you are looking for a spot of rest and relaxation in the fresh and clean country air, or an action packed break full of outdoor activities, a large country house can be the perfect solution. Mountain biking, clay pigeon shooting, horse riding and paintballing are just some of the activities on offer nearby or even within the grounds of your country house.
Luxury country houses come in many different sizes, from cosy cottages to large country residences, so you are sure to find the perfect choice for you. Many country houses for hire also accept pets, which means you can enjoy your break in the company of your four legged friends.
If you are looking for a relaxing break away from the stresses of everyday life, escaping to a country house for hire can be just what the doctor ordered.
The idyllic settings of country houses mean they are one of the top choices for weddings venues in the UK. Most big country residences for hire have been family homes for generations, with a wonderfully welcoming atmosphere making you and your guests feel relaxed and at home as soon as you step through the front door.
The luxurious décor and beautiful furnishings will make you day feel truly special, with wonderful bedrooms available for those who have a long way to travel home. Larger country residences often have beautiful rooms ideal for your wedding ceremony, with lovely views over the surrounding parkland providing a stunning backdrop to your special day.
Country houses for rent usually have fantastic grounds ideal for outdoor weddings or a marquee, with beautiful gardens and access to the house in the event of poor weather. They are a great choice whether you are looking for a smaller intimate wedding in a beautiful venue or a large event in a magnificent reception hall, a country house to rent may be the perfect solution.
If you are looking for a weekend bolt hole but finances don’t quite stretch to that second home in the country you’ve always dreamed of, why not hire a luxury country house? There are many great options available within easy reach of many cities, and within just a couple of hours of finishing work on Friday you could be relaxing in beautiful surroundings with the stresses of the week a distant memory.
Country houses for hire are well placed to explore beautiful countryside and idyllic towns and villages, offering a glimpse into a slower pace of life with time to enjoy your surroundings and the company of those around you. Many country houses for rent offer fantastic facilities thanks to the ample space they enjoy, such as swimming pools, hot tubs, cinemas and games room to keep the whole family happy. Or if your idea of a perfect break involves letting others to the hard work, you can hire a private chef and housekeeper to take care of the chores.
Whilst the countryside is a great place to explore in the summer, winters can be a magical time of year in the countryside, with beautiful frosts and mists and bracing winter walks aplenty. Roaring log fires are the perfect place to warm up with a glass of mulled wine or port in hand, and enjoy conversation long into the night with your loved ones.