With the unpredictable Great British weather always having some sort of an impact on our holiday plans, it’s a great idea to find a holiday house with a private indoor pool for some guaranteed splash time. Whether that’s lazing and relaxing poolside on your hen or stag do, or playing pool games with the kids. We’ve scoured the UK to find our top 7 holiday cottages with indoor pools, so you can sit back, relax, and see what inspires your next trip.
- The Beach Houses, St Ives, Cornwall
- The Gate House, Derbyshire
- Plaish Park Farm, Shropshire
- The Old Granary, Bath, Wiltshire
- The Suffolk Escape, Suffolk
- Gray Manes, Somerset
- Low Costa Mill, North Yorkshire
🛏 Sleeps 2 – 22 over 3 houses
🏝 Overlooking St Ives Bay
🪵 Logburner in 2 of the properties
🔥 Hot tub in 2 of the properties
⚽️ Table football, games and books provided
🐕 Pets allowed with prior agreement
The Beach Houses comprise three separate properties, all with their own fully equipped kitchens. The Beach Bungalow sleeps 8, the Ferry House sleeps 7/8, and the Beach House sleeps 4 with the option for an additional 2 on a sofa bed. These gorgeous properties are found on the north coast of Cornwall, overlooking St Ives Bay in Lelant. You’ll have unspoiled views of the bay as there are no neighbours to worry about. Spectacular walks are available from your doorstep, including a lovely stroll to the nearby dog-friendly beach where your furry friend can enjoy the sea all year round. All the houses offer open-plan spaces, and two of the properties come complete with a conservatory.
🛏 Sleeps 8 – 18 over 6 bedrooms
🪵 Log burner on the first floor, open fire on the ground floor
🔥 6 -8 person hot tub
🐕 Pet friendly
🛁 4 en suite bathrooms
🎢 Close to Alton Towers
The Gate House is a spacious property boasting underfloor heating, and modern, classy features. You’ll have a choice of two lounges, one which is set up for pure relaxation, with comfy sofas, a piano, and an open fire, while the second lounge features a log-burning stove and a flat-screen tv with Amazon Firestick. After relaxing in the pool or hot tub, take a stroll to one of the four pubs within walking distance. For the sporty-minded, there is easy access to a wide range of options, including several golf courses, canoeing, riding and trekking stables, tennis, and fishing.
🛏 Sleeps 2 – 34 over 3 barn conversions
🎲 2 games rooms with pool table, table tennis and table football
🎾 Full sized tennis court
🏰 Sand pit and outdoor children’s play area
🏋️♀️ Indoor gym
🔥 BBQ and outdoor seating area
Plaish Park Farm is made up of three barn conversions. Corn House sleeps up to 9 guests, with an adjoining annex that sleeps up to 6. Olde Cow House sleeps up to 11, while Turnip House sleeps a further 8 guests. All three conversions are full of character, with exposed beams and wood burners throughout. For those looking for an event such as a family reunion, Plaish Park Farm also offers an on-site party room, which seats 45-50 guests, you can even hire a marquee to boost the numbers up to 100! As well as a range of activities to keep the younger members of the group entertained such as a play area, pedal go-karts, and two well-equipped games rooms, adults will also find themselves well catered for with the on-site luxury pool, relaxation area, gym, and showers. It’s worth noting that you will need to book access to this site separately at £10 per person per session. The properties are situated within easy access to many of Shropshire’s main attractions and picturesque villages.
🛏 Sleeps 5 – 12 over 5 bedrooms
🎲 Table tennis, table football and pool table
🥘 Kitchen features both and Aga and electric cooker
🌳 Private landscaped garden with patio furniture
🐕 Pet friendly for an additional £25
This lovely converted barn with vaulted ceilings and exposed beams is located only 5 miles from historic Bath, and 2 miles from Bradford on Avon. Additional cottages sleeping up to 28 are around 3/4 mile away should you wish to bring extra guests along for the trip. Alongside these extra properties you’ll also find the indoor heated pool, games room, and fully equipped laundry room. There are plenty of walks and cycling routes right on your doorstep so you can make the most of the rolling countryside, or hop in the car to visit some of the nearby attractions, such as Bath Thermae Spa, or Longleat Safari Park.
🛏 Sleeps 10-12 over 5 bedrooms
🎥 Home cinema system
🎲 Games room with table football, Xbox and board games
🔥 Hot tub
🌳 Garden features a BBQ, outdoor lounge, pizza oven, charcoal BBQ and sunken trampoline
This stunningly designed barn conversion is set in a peaceful location overlooking the Suffolk hills. It features a large, open plan living area, with separate playroom, home cinema, and plenty of outdoor space to relax and recharge while the kids play. The pool features a counter-current swim machine, ideal for keen swimmers to get some training in while on holiday! Pubs and coffee shops are all within walking distance through the farm and beautiful bluebell woods, while the popular coastline found in Aldeburgh and Southwold is just a stone’s throw away.
🛏 Sleeps 2-14 over 6 bedrooms
🎲 Large games room with pool table, table football & air hockey plus toddlers playroom
🪵 Log burner in drawing room
🌳 Enclosed garden with children’s climbing frame and trampoline
🔥 Gas BBQ and patio furniture
If you’re looking for peace and relaxation while the kids are looking for fun and excitement, you really will be impressed with what Gray Manes has to offer. Set in just under 2 acres of grass and farmland in picturesque Somerset, you’ll find a children’s play area complete with climbing frame and trampoline, as well as games such as football nets and outdoor table tennis. Inside, you’ll find a stunning drawing room with a large inglenook fireplace and 50” smart TV. Each of the 6 bedrooms comes with its own bathroom, including 5 shower rooms, and one very fabulous roll top bath. Found in the peaceful hamlet of Low Ham, you’ll have unspoilt country views, as well as easy access to smaller towns such as Langport and Somerton, or larger areas such as Glastonbury and Wells.
🛏 Sleeps 2-33 over 7 cottages
🌳 Outdoor play area and games, including snakes and ladders, garden draughts, hopscotch
🧩 Board games and jigsaws are available
🔥 Open fireplaces in all properties except Thresher Cottage
🐕 Most properties pet friendly
🏊♀️ Toddler pool as well as an indoor heated pool
Found in a peaceful area on the outskirts of Pickering, these cottages can be rented in any combination to suit your party size. All of them boast stunning original features such as exposed beams and brickwork, as well as fully fitted kitchens, and open plan living rooms with open fireplaces. Outside, you’ll find plenty of space to roam, as well as a host of outdoor family games and activities. Kids will also delight at the climbing frame and swings that are available for them. The cottages are ideally located for exploring local market towns, as well as the North York Moors. The Yorkshire coast is also within driving distance should you want to take a trip to the seaside while you’re in the area.
If you’re planning a poolside getaway this year, hopefully, these amazing properties will have given you some inspiration! If you’d like to take a further look at what’s available, our full range of holiday homes with pools are available on the Group Accommodation website.
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