13 Houses To Rent For A Hen Weekend

13 Houses To Rent For A Hen Weekend

Hiring a country house is always going to be up there as one of our favourite things to do for a hen. From converted chapels to beautifully renovated barns, historical piles to stone cottages, these are some of the loveliest places out there.

Ashby Park, Northamptonshire

Less than an hour from London, this beautiful 400-year old house is a great choice if you’re looking for something special. The opulent drawing room, with garden views, is perfect for pre-dinner cocktails before supper in the elegant dining hall. Take after-dinner drinks into the library with its open fire or outside on the terrace. The tennis court, cinema room and 11 acres of grounds, complete with a barbecue and outdoor bar, offer something for everyone. With eight luxurious bedrooms, soft robes and slippers, you and your girlfriends won’t ever want to leave. 

Sleeps 16. From £5,950 for a weekend 
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Garden’s Edge, Suffolk

Set around a beautiful walled garden in Suffolk, Garden’s Edge is a large, rustic-chic property that sleeps up to 16 (with the option of also hiring an additional cottage). The grand hall, with its exposed beams and open fireplaces is great for a large group, while the sunroom is the perfect choice for pre-dinner drinks. The hot tub, pool, cinema and tennis court guarantee you won’t get bored. 

Sleeps 16. From £4,580 for a weekend 
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Home Farm, Cornwall

This Georgian house, set in an ancient wooded valley, is a magical place for a luxurious break. Marble fireplaces, oak flooring, vintage-inspired linens and freestanding bathtubs are yours for the weekend, along with five sumptuous bedrooms and rolling gardens. The hot tub and cinema room are great additions, while the fire pit in a secluded part of the garden is an ideal place for chilling out, sipping hot chocolate or roasting marshmallows.

Sleeps 10. From £1,423 for a weekend 
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Emley Woodhouse, Yorkshire

This spacious Grade II listed Georgian house, which sleeps up to 17, is brimming with rural charm and contemporary interiors. Set in the Yorkshire moorlands, it comes with huge gardens full of apple trees and flowers, plus a fire pit and stunning views. The seven bedrooms mix Scandi-cool with original period features and luxurious bedding. Modern touches and a gorgeous colour palette run throughout.

Sleeps 17. From £2,612 for a weekend 
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Colleton Hall, Devon

Set between Exmoor and Dartmoor, this Georgian home is beautifully decorated, with a modern kitchen and open fire, and sleeps 12 across six pretty bedrooms. There’s also the option to add the East Wing to your booking, which can sleep another six. The Grade II listed house includes a stunning gothic reception hall, 38 acres of grounds with lakes and woodland, and open terraces on which to eat and drink. 

Sleeps 12. From £2,904 for a weekend 
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The Chapel, Cornwall

You and your girlfriends will love this immaculate Cornish retreat. From the vaulted open-plan living room with its own log burner, to the incredible coastline views and soft colour palette – not to mention six bedrooms with comfortable crisp bedlinen – the house is ideal for a luxury weekend away. The one and a half acre grounds are also home to a sunroom, barbecue and dining area. 

Sleeps 12. From £1,685 for a weekend 
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Tregaron Manor, Wales

If you’re looking for a private home with a large heated outdoor pool and amazing views, Tregaron Manor is it. Sleeping 14 across seven elegant rooms – all with exposed beams, roll-top baths and luxurious linens – relax in one of two sitting rooms, or head upstairs to the drawing room for views of the Cambrian mountains. Recently renovated, the house is set in four and a half acres of private woodland, with a covered patio area and barbecue. 

Sleeps 14. From £3,870 for the week
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Derwent Garden Estate, The Lake District

At the end of a mile-long private driveway sits this recently renovated stone house. Sleeping 18, and with roll-top baths and modern touches, the large open-plan kitchen-diner also has a huge dining table, open fire and spectacular views of the valleys and hills. The six-acre garden includes two stone summerhouses, too – the ideal setting for pre-dinner drinks.

Sleeps 18. From £2,881 for a weekend
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Pembroke Lodge, Cornwall

No matter where you are in this Georgian home, you have an unspoilt view of the sea. Five comfortable bedrooms, some with free-standing baths and sumptuous bedding, sleep up to 10. The cosy lounge with a wood burner and sumptuous sofas is perfect for relaxing before dinner at the large dining table – alternatively, eat outdoors around the fire pit after a game of table tennis. 

Sleeps 10. From £1,360 for a weekend
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Landscove Barns, Devon

Sleeping between 12 and 20, these six contemporary 200-year-old stone barn suites are all set around a pretty central courtyard. Some of the barns are interconnected to make it easier for large groups to mingle, but all feature contemporary styling, exposed beams and crisp linens. If that wasn’t enough, the estate is also set in 22 acres of private rolling countryside.

Sleeps 12–20. From £2,484 for a weekend
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Luxury London Townhouse, London

This fabulous house in Wandsworth is in the ideal location for access to the West End and surrounding area. With six beautiful bedrooms, a huge kitchen, and a 34-foot living room with two fireplaces, the property is spacious, light and airy, while the white colour palette adds a luxurious feel. Eat in the formal dining room with views of the park or dine outside in the garden.

Sleeps 16. From £3,300 for a two-night stay
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Rivendell, Cornwall

In the village of Boscastle you’ll find Rivendell – a beautiful stone house that sleeps 10. The huge living room, with a vaulted ceiling and wood burner is the ideal place to relax before an al fresco dinner on the terrace. A pretty pastel colour palette runs throughout, and if you fancy a bit more fun, then the pool table and table football are sure to appeal. 

Sleeps 10. From £1,658 for a weekend 
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The Barn at Salcombe, Devon

This contemporary barn conversion offers space for up to 18 people. Set in the hills above Salcombe Estuary, and with gorgeous views of fields and wooded valleys, guests can enjoy drinks or dinner on the terrace before stargazing from the wood-fired hot tub. The large kitchen is ideal for a big group, while bedrooms are kept light and airy with luxurious linens and cushions.

Sleeps 18. From £1,572 for a two-night stay
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