Sleep 12 properties, perfect for large groups

Got a large family, or planning a get together for a group of people? We have a number of holiday cottages that sleep 12 and more!

Our large holiday cottages in Suffolk have something for every guest. There are a number of options available including large manor houses, or pairs/groups of cottages next door to each other. In addition, a number of our holiday cottages that sleep 12 come with swimming pool or hot tub and have spacious dining and reception rooms as well as large outside spaces perfect for entertaining.

For that added luxury, some properties have extra features such as games rooms, cinemas and extra services like chefs and butlers.

 

The benefits of booking your Suffolk holiday cottage that sleeps 12 with Best of Suffolk can include:

– Flexible bedrooms/zip and link beds adjusted to suit different groups
– Free WiFi access
– Large dining and reception rooms for entertaining
– Extra services such as chefs, butlers
– Large outside space with room for marquees
– Games room, gym, cinema on site
– Ample off-road parking

Browse our Sleeps 12+ holiday homes in Suffolk below; there’s something for everyone!

  • Pet Friendly

  • Wifi

  • Rural Location

  • Open Fire/Stove

  • Pub Nearby

  • Sea/River Views

  • Parking

  • Accessible

  • Swimming Pool

  • Sea/River Nearby

  • Hot Tub

Church Farm and Cottage Dunwich

  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets? YES

FROM £1742.00per week

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Garden Cottage Sibton

  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets? YES

Moat Cottage Sibton

  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 6

  • Pets? YES

Foxglove House Aldeburgh

  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets? YES

FROM £1010.00per week

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The Pink House Southwold

  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets? NO

FROM £2909.00per week

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Blyford Manor Farm Blyford

  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets? YES

FROM £6500.00per week

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Kestrel and Osprey Southwold

  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets? YES

FROM £1363.00per week

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Mill House Hartest, Bury St Edmunds

  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets? NO

Jubilee Place & Sea La Vie Aldeburgh

  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets? NO

FROM £1173.00per week

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Ubbeston Lodges Ubbeston

  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 5

  • Pets? YES

FROM £1534.00per week

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28 South Green and Harriet's Cottage Southwold

  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets? NO

FROM £2845.00per week

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The Farmhouse Sibton

  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 6

  • Pets? YES

Sprotts Farm Polstead

  • Sleeps 13

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets? YES

FROM £2005.00per week

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Quill Farm Barn Campsea Ashe

  • Sleeps 13

  • Bedrooms 7

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets? YES

FROM £1627.00per week

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Bedingfield House Bedingfield

  • Sleeps 14

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 5

  • Pets? YES

FROM £3083.00per week

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The Clockhouse and Barn at Sibton Park Sibton

  • Sleeps 14

  • Bedrooms 7

  • Bathrooms 7

  • Pets? YES

Church Farm Barn Hemley

  • Sleeps 14

  • Bedrooms 7

  • Bathrooms 5

  • Pets? NO

FROM £1321.00per week

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Reydon Grove House Reydon

  • Sleeps 14

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 6

  • Pets? NO

FROM £4560.00per week

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Cannons Southwold

  • Sleeps 14

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 6

  • Pets? YES

FROM £5244.00per week

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The Walled Garden Sibton

  • Sleeps 16

  • Bedrooms 8

  • Bathrooms 8

  • Pets? YES

Henstead Hall with Apartment Beccles

  • Sleeps 17

  • Bedrooms 8

  • Bathrooms 6

  • Pets? YES

FROM £3189.00per week

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Horseshoe Barn and White House Farm Halesworth

  • Sleeps 18

  • Bedrooms 9

  • Bathrooms 8

  • Pets? YES

FROM £2083.00per week

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Foxglove and Marsh Harrier Aldeburgh

  • Sleeps 20

  • Bedrooms 8

  • Bathrooms 7

  • Pets? NO

You’re sure to find something to suit every guest in our selection Suffolk of holidays homes that sleep 12 or more. Whether you’re looking for a seaside holiday, rural retreat, something extra-special, unique, we’re sure to have a cottage that suits. In addition, if you’re looking for a dog friendly cottage that can sleep 12 or more guests, we can help!

Here’s a selection to give you an idea of what we have on offer:

Large Holiday Homes by The Seaside

Suffolk is renowned for its 50 miles of diverse coastline, much of which is undeveloped and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Many of our large holiday cottages in Suffolk providing sea views and easy access to sandy beaches. Perfect for enjoying the Suffolk sunshine.

28 South Green & Harriet’s Cottage – Sleeps 12

This pair of holiday cottages in the heart of Southwold is perfect for two families coming together that may appreciate having their own space. In the heart of Southwold, you’ll never run out of activities when staying here.

28 South Green offers accommodation for eight guests spread over three floors. Enjoy plenty of space with a beautiful big kitchen/dining room, drawing room and large sunny living room. There are three superb bedrooms with two bathrooms as well as a stunning master suite perched on the top.

Harriet’s Cottage can sleep four. It is equally as spectacular as its neighbour with quality furnishings and fittings throughout. Both properties can benefit from the secluded courtyard garden at 28 South Green, furnished with table and chairs. This tempts you to make the most of the warmer months and sea air.

 

Cannons – Sleeps 14

Cannons is an elegant house, situated in an elevated position in Southwold, with panoramic views encompassing miles of the stunning Suffolk coast. Guests can create memorable holidays and celebrate special occasions with friends and family at this unforgettable holiday destination. There’s a feeling of space and tranquility from the moment you step into the lofty hallway. Adjacent is the generous kitchen/living/dining room, equipped and furnished for socialising or simply relaxing and soaking up the spectacular seascape. The ‘Lookout’ is a spectacular spot for cocktails as the sun sets. All six bedrooms are individually designed, furnished with comfort and luxury in mind. Each bedroom has an en-suite for ultimate privacy.

Rural Destinations

Suffolk is famous for its beaches, but the countryside also has its own magic. A holiday in rural Suffolk promises serenity but also a lot of fun and adventure. Your group can have some lovely outings, including heading to the woods or heath for a walk, making sure to stop off at one the fabulous pubs Suffolk has to offer!

Mill House, Bury St Edmunds

Mill House is a magnificent Georgian family holiday home in Hartest near Bury St Edmunds. The property boasts manicured gardens and long sweeping driveway, set in the rolling Suffolk countryside with stunning views as far as the eye can see. Set over two floors, Mill House is vast property with a stunning kitchen, three separate sitting rooms and two dining areas. There are six spacious bedrooms two with en-suites and one family bathroom, and the property has the fabulous additions of an outdoor heated pool and tennis court.

 

Blyford Manor Farm – Sleeps 12

This exceptionally beautiful Grade II listed hall is nestled in rural Suffolk close to Southwold. Having been restored to its former glory, Blyford Manor Farm has exquisite style and comfort in mind, retaining a wealth of history with authentic period features to create a perfect retreat for families and groups of friends with the River Blythe running through the garden and a traditional country pub within walking distance.

This luxurious high end holiday home has something for the whole family to enjoy. It boasts six spacious bedrooms, all with Super-king zip/links, two with en-suite bathrooms, and an additional two family bathrooms. Outside, relaxed gardens wrap around the house with a terrace running along the front, furnished for outside dining or simply chilling and soaking up the atmosphere with uninterrupted views across the farmland to the River Blyth.

 

Something Special – Unique Holiday Cottages

Bedingfield House – Sleeps 14

Bedingfield House is a magnificent period country property which has undergone extensive refurbishment to provide an impressive pet-friendly self-catering accommodation for groups of 12 or more to enjoy at any time of the year. The property’s beautiful high-ceilings and large sash windows create a perfect light and spacious sanctuary in the heart of the Suffolk Countryside, within easy reach of the Suffolk Coast and the Brecklands. The property features a full size bar, and the added luxury of an indoor heated swimming pool, perfect for the whole family to enjoy!

What makes this property unique is the exciting leisure and entertaining space. The entertainment room features a large flat screen TV and full-size bar. In an adjoining space is the expansive fully heated indoor swimming pool complete with a diving board! There is an exercise bike and yoga mats provided to create a perfect workout space, along with a table tennis table for extra fun. In the summer months, open the doors leading out onto the decking area. Adults can sit and enjoy the sunshine with a glass of wine whilst the children splash around in the pool.

 

Walled Garden – Sleeps 16

Once Sibton Estate’s original flower and vegetable garden, the Walled Garden has been spectacularly transformed into an eight-bedroom retreat. This is a stunningly unique property, with roll-top baths and stunning vaulted central dining hall. With ensuite king-size bedrooms as well as incredible cinema and games rooms, look no further for your next group holiday.

The entire Sibton Estate is a truly unforgettable destination. Activities on offer include the use of row boats on the lake to valley hikes and picnics in the meadows. Active family members can use the gym; take bike rides on Pashley bikes provided; enjoy some wild water swimming; grab one of the paddle boards and explore the lake or try your hand at fishing; challenge family and friends to a game of tennis or, try your hand at clay pigeon shooting. For something more leisurely, enjoy a relaxing dip in the hot tub.

Sibton Estate also has a team of chefs (and a black book of suppliers), to provide you with everything from locally sourced home-cooked food to fine dining in the grand central hall with menus agreed beforehand, wines chosen from the estate cellar and all your dietary requirements catered to.

 

Neighbouring Cottages

The Clockhouse and Barn at Sibton Park – Sleeps 14

This luxurious and large property spans both the Clockhouse and Barn at Sibton Park, Wilderness, sleeping up to 14 guests. Throughout, the rooms are decorated in light and bright colours accented with bold furniture and artwork. The rooms are all very spacious with plenty of natural light through large windows. The Clockhouse surrounds a central courtyard with seating and a barbecue, perfect for al-fresco dining. The Barn faces onto a beautiful landscaped garden with gravel area complete with dining furniture and seating for up to eight. This property truly is a top of the range countryside escape for a group or family in Suffolk, oozing the high quality of a countryside estate.

Pet-Friendly cottages that sleep 12+

We know a four-legged-friend is often a central member of the family, which is why we don’t think they should be left out! Many of these large holiday homes in Suffolk welcome pets. Furthermore, we are one of the very few agencies that do not charge extra for four-legged friends to come stay at one of our holiday cottages!

Looking to bring more than one dog?  No problem. Just give the friendly team at Best of Suffolk a call letting us know how many and their breeds. We will recommend the perfect Suffolk holiday to sleep 12 plus your dogs!

Children

Here at Best of Suffolk, we work hard to provide Suffolk holiday cottages to rent that are suitable for the whole family. The majority of our properties are entirely family-friendly and provide free travel cots and highchairs. Some properties can also provide additional baby/child equipment such as stair gates, steriliser, baby bath, baby monitor, children’s step, cutlery, and crockery. Please check out our family-friendly cottages or contact us for more information.

Mobility Issues

If mobility is an issue, take a look at our properties with ground floor bedroom and bathroom. These properties all have at least one bedroom and bathroom on the ground floor but may have stairs to other parts of the property. If you need a property that is all on one level and can’t find the right one, please contact us for further assistance.

Not just for holidays – Business Accommodation

Heading to Suffolk for business and looking for flexible self-catering accommodation that sleeps 12+ people? We have a wide selection of properties across Suffolk, some of which can be rented for anything between 2 nights and 6 months. We can offer home-from-home freedom and privacy costing less than a B&B per night.

Our business properties all provide free wifi access, discounts on local eateries and leisure facilities, and the option for additional housekeeping and cleaning services.

Please contact us for further assistance.

More Advice

We know finding the perfect large holiday home in Suffolk to suit all members of a group can be challenging. If you’re struggling to find what you’re looking for, or just need some more advice, please contact our friendly team.

Don’t forget to check our last minute deals and special offers too!

Not ready to book yet? You can hold a property for 24 hours at no charge, allowing you time to confirm with all guests.

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