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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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  • Bourton-on-the-Hill, near Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire
    Bourton-on-the-Hill, near Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire×

    Upper Fields Farm -The Stables

    Bourton-on-the-Hill, near Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 28776
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Detached Property - Rural Location

    Situated in the beautiful Cotswolds countryside

    These two holiday properties (refs 28775, 28776) offer...

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

    Pixie Cottage

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

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    Ref: 11192
    Key Features:
    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    Delightful, typical little Grade II listed 17th-century Cotswolds holiday cottage, contemporary but retaining...

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

    The Hunting Lodge

    Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: NQ4
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This enchanting detached holiday cottage is set in the grounds of a Grade II listed mill house, where guests can...

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  • Winchcombe, Gloucestershire
    Winchcombe, Gloucestershire×

    The Barn Reborn

    Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

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    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove


    This delightful, timber framed barn is situated within the grounds of Grade II listed Charingworh Court, which...

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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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    - Luxury Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - 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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  • Gretton, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
    Gretton, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire×

    The Lodge at the Granary

    Gretton, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 27326
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    - 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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  • Chedworth, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
    Chedworth, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire×

    Ivy Cottage

    Chedworth, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 27591
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    This charming 19th century, stone-built cottage, with oak beams and inglenook fireplace, has been...

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  • Cirencester, Gloucestershire
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    Stratton Mill

    Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Stratton Mill dates from the late 18th century, though there has been a mill on site since 1086. The River Churn flows...

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  • Uley, near Dursley, Gloucestershire
    Uley, near Dursley, Gloucestershire×

    Hydehill

    Uley, near Dursley, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 14663
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    A self contained wing of the owners’ 16th-century house, Positioned on the edge of the Cotswold escarpment under...

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  • South Cerney, Gloucestershire
    South Cerney, Gloucestershire×
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    Ref: NKW
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    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    "Set in the spectacular Cotswold Water Park, these exclusive apartments enjoy unsurpassed setting of lakes, wetlands...

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  • Ebrington, near Chipping Campden,
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    Dusty’s Stable

    Ebrington, near Chipping Campden,

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    Ref: E4751
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile

    Set amidst beautiful countryside in the heart of the Cotswolds, these delightful cottages offer the opportunity for...

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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
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    - 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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