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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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117 cottages are available
  • Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire
    Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire×

    Russet Cottage

    Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 25451
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio

    This stylish detached holiday cottage with garden is located within the Moreton conservation area. An ideal base...

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

    Weavers Cottage

    Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 30238
    Key Features:
    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio

    This charming, cosy, end terraced, 18th-century cottage, tucked away in a quiet backwater, is just a 3 minute walk...

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  • Winchcombe, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
    Winchcombe, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire×

    Sudeley Castle Country Cottages - Lady Jane Grey

    Winchcombe, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 31224
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    Sudeley Castle Country Cottages are the ideal choice for a walking or touring holiday, or simply as an escape into...

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  • West End, near Wickwar, Gloucestershire
    West End, near Wickwar, Gloucestershire×

    The Granary

    West End, near Wickwar, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 28166
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This detached conversion, adjacent to the owner’s home, is situated in the perfect location for guests wishing...

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  • Bisley, Gloucestershire
    Bisley, Gloucestershire×

    Driftcombe Farmhouse

    Bisley, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: NUN
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Open Fire

    Set in complete seclusion, this handsome renovated 17th-century farmhouse stands in acres...

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  • Gotherington, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
    Gotherington, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire×

    Thrift Cottage

    Gotherington, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

    5
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    Ref: 23368
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    Thrift Cottage is a thatched cottage at the centre of the village of Gotherington. Nestling under Prescott and...

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  • Lydbrook, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire
    Lydbrook, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire×

    The Briars

    Lydbrook, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

    5
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    Ref: 23986
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Open Fire

    This property is situated in the Forest of Dean, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Offering comfortable...

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  • Huntley, near Gloucester, Gloucestershire
    Huntley, near Gloucester, Gloucestershire×

    Fir Tree Lodge

    Huntley, near Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: UKC422
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio


    This detached property is situated in Huntley, adjacent to the owner’s home, on the A40 allowing easy...

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  • Near Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire
    Near Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire×

    Millstream Cottage

    Near Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: NJW
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove


    This attractive, detached, waterside property sits on an exclusive lakeside development. Within the development...

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  • Great Witcombe, near Birdlip, Gloucestershire
    Great Witcombe, near Birdlip, Gloucestershire×

    Witcombe Estate - Jaffa Cottage

    Great Witcombe, near Birdlip, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 28414
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove - Open Fire

    These two holiday cottages (refs 28414, 28415) are located on a working farm and form part of the 400-year-old...

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

    Puffitt’s Cottage

    Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: UKC992
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove


    This quintessential Cotswold stone period, adjoining holiday property has been beautifully styled and renovated,...

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  • Bourton-on-the-Water, near Stow-on-the-Wold,
    Bourton-on-the-Water, near Stow-on-the-Wold, ×

    Southlands Cottage

    Bourton-on-the-Water, near Stow-on-the-Wold,

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    Ref: UKC1302
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    Southlands Cottage is located on the edge of Bourton-on-the-Water, in the heart of the Cotswolds. This three...

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