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Gloucestershire

There are a lot of reasons that make Gloucestershire the perfect place for a self-catering cottage holiday. Take for example the areas of outstanding natural beauty like the Cotswolds with its ‘picture postcard’ limestone villages and tranquil countryside and The Forest of Dene which has been a national park since 1938.

Gloucestershire’s natural beauty is enhanced with a backdrop of historical towns and cities including Gloucester itself; home to Gloucester Cathedral with its stunning stain glass windows and cloisters and 1,000 years of history. Thanks to its appearance in the Harry Potter films, it should also appeal to younger visitors.

Also of historical interest is Tewkesbury, situated between the rivers Severn and Avon this town has some of the best medieval architecture in England and a wonderful abbey that goes back to Norman times. Coming slightly more up to date the regency town of Cheltenham Spa is beautifully presented and famous for its open parklands and floral displays.

Like most of Gloucestershire the Forest of Dene and Wye Valley is perfect for gentle walks and countryside cycling and has plenty of places of interest including castles and museums. The forest covers some 50 square miles of ancient woodland and has activities suitable for all ages from forest canopy zip-wires and paint-balling to butterfly zoos and the Dene Valley Railway. For those who enjoy our great British wildlife a visit to Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetland Trust must be at the top of the agenda. The trust was the vision of the renowned naturalist Sir Peter Scott who created one of the world’s most significant conservation projects which now manages to attract huge populations of swans, geese and ducks every year.

Family holidays can be enjoyed in this region with plenty of days out and things to do; For example The International Centre for Birds of Prey at Newent has a great collection of hawks, falcons and eagles from around the world and the Cotswold Motoring Museum and Toy Collection at Bourton-on-the-Water takes you on a fascinating journey of the 20th century and is sure appeal to both children and adults. The Perrygrove Railway is a lovely little heritage railway runs to the edge of the Forest of Dene and offers plenty to keep the family entertained.

If you’re ready to begin your exploration of the region take a look at holiday cottages in Gloucestershire today.
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  • Huntley, near Longhope, Gloucestershire
    Huntley, near Longhope, Gloucestershire×

    Stratville Annex

    Huntley, near Longhope, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 28437
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Rural Location

    Set on the owner’s smallholding, this comfortable home makes an excellent holiday base. Ideal for walking...

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  • St Briavels, near Lydney, Gloucestershire
    St Briavels, near Lydney, Gloucestershire×

    Stowe Court Cottages - The Granary

    St Briavels, near Lydney, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: W43364
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Rural Location

    Situated in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, these two detached barn conversions (refs W43364 and...

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  • Bream, Gloucestershire
    Bream, Gloucestershire×

    Pathwell Farm - Oak

    Bream, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 29670
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Situated within 14 acres of farmland, adjacent to the owners’ home, these semi-detached holiday bungalows...

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  • St Briavels, near Lydney, Gloucestershire
    St Briavels, near Lydney, Gloucestershire×

    Stowe Court Cottages - The Stables

    St Briavels, near Lydney, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: W43365
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Situated in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, these two detached barn conversions (refs W43364 and...

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  • Guiting Power, near Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire
    Guiting Power, near Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire×

    Keepers Lodge

    Guiting Power, near Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: NZ7
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This detached fully refurbished Cotswold stone cottage in idyllic surroundings has unspoilt countryside views from...

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  • Gretton, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
    Gretton, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire×

    The Lodge at the Granary

    Gretton, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 27326
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Situated at Lower Stanley, in the peaceful village of Gretton, this is the ideal location to enjoy the local...

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  • Naunton, near Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire
    Naunton, near Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire×

    The Old Cart House

    Naunton, near Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: NRF
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Deep in the heart of well-known national hunt racing country, this stunning and beautifully presented detached...

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  • Farmington, near Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire
    Farmington, near Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire×

    The Lodge

    Farmington, near Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: NG9
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Detached Property

    The Lodge, a comfortable coach house conversion, is set down a quiet country lane, in the small hamlet of...

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  • Iron Acton, near Bristol, Gloucestershire
    Iron Acton, near Bristol, Gloucestershire×

    Commonwealth Cottage

    Iron Acton, near Bristol, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 16144
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This comfortable detached holiday cottage is set within the grounds of the owners home and offers the ideal base...

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  • Brockweir, Gloucestershire
    Brockweir, Gloucestershire×

    Spring Cottage

    Brockweir, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: HW7734
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This very attractive and comfortable barn offers panoramic views in the beautiful rural setting of the owners...

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  • Blockley, near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
    Blockley, near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire×

    Apple Tree Cottage

    Blockley, near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: UKC891
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    Apple Tree Cottage is a hideaway cottage for two in the heart of the Cotswolds. This cosy Grade II listed property is...

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  • Coaley, Dursley, Gloucestershire
    Coaley, Dursley, Gloucestershire×

    The Bolthole

    Coaley, Dursley, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 19731
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    With spectacular views across the Severn Plain towards the Black Mountains of Wales, this attractively furnished...

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