Good friends, good times – and above all, top-notch locations. Luxury experts Oliver’s Travels offer their pick of holiday homes to rent for a celebration, whether it’s your mates birthday or just an overdue party holiday with a group of old friends, you’ll be sure to have a memorable time. Here’s 5 of the best party houses in the UK.
Linton Lodge, Edinburgh
Combine a day’s golf followed by an entertaining party at Linton Lodge. The property holds a fabulous position looking over Loch Lomond and comes complete with lots of techy gadgets to help you set the party mood, a snooker table and games room – and for the morning after the festivities, a gym that should take care of any possible hangovers. If that’s not enough, you’ll also have exclusive use of two outdoor hot tubs.
Lakeside House, Lake District
This stunning and secluded party house is set in 26 acres of private garden and grounds, so no worries about keeping any neighbours awake! Sleeping up to 20 friends, the house comes complete with a spa and wellness sanctuary, Boathouse with private jetty, cinema and beautiful barbecue deck with a hot-tub perfect for your party! To top it all off, there’s even space to land a helicopter.
Gorebridge House, Edinburgh
When you say the phrase ‘party house’ many people will immediately think of a lavish country mansion, and if you’re in this group, then Gorebridge Houses will not disappoint. The dining table has enough space to accommodate all your guests, and if anyone knows how to tinkle the ivories, there’s a grand piano to gather round for a good old fashioned sing-song. Set only 9 miles from Edinburgh, you can enjoy a night out then head back to the house for games and hilarity; this country retreat has everything you could want from a party house.
Cameron North Lodge, Loch Lomond
Cameron North Lodge offers a one-of-a-kind location on the banks of Loch Lomond and ticks all the right boxes to fulfil all your party wishes. With space to sleep eight pals, this lodge has plenty of charm and privacy, with a touch of luxury to match. Yes, the interiors are sublime, but it’s not a party without a hot tub, and their deluxe 8-seater Jacuzzi is a slice of bubble heaven. So, sit back, enjoy a soak and drink whisky in the company of good friends.
Napoleonic Fortress, Hampshire
A truly unique and unforgettable venue, the Napoleonic Fortress will guarantee your party goes down in history. Each of the nine bedrooms offers sensational sea views, and the poker room, bars, rooftop sun decks, and outdoor hot tub provides a spectacular place to celebrate. Don’t worry; you don’t have to swim to get there – guests get ferried out by boat from Portsmouth Harbour.