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

    Rodmore Lodge

    St Briavels, near Lydney, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: W43553
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities


    This holiday property is situated along a quiet, leafy lane, in a tranquil spot with stunning views down the...

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  • Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
    Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire×

    Thornton

    Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: NAE
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Woodburning Stove

    Perfectly located in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds village of Chipping Campden, the ground floor of this...

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  • Dursley, Gloucestershire
    Dursley, Gloucestershire×

    Little Orchard

    Dursley, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: W43917
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Ground Floor Facilities

    With views across the Cotswold escarpment to the River Severn, this single-storey, attached cottage would make the...

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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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  • 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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  • Arlingham, near Frampton-on-Severn, Gloucestershire
    Arlingham, near Frampton-on-Severn, Gloucestershire×

    Milton End Farm Barns - The Dairy

    Arlingham, near Frampton-on-Severn, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 30816
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove


    These delightful holiday barn conversions (30813, 30814, 30815 , 30816 and 30817) are situated on the owners...

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  • Blakeney, Gloucestershire
    Blakeney, Gloucestershire×

    Old Corn Mill

    Blakeney, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: RS2
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Set in one of the Forest of Dean’s picturesque villages, the Old Corn Mill has been sympathetically converted...

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  • South Cerney, Gloucestershire
    South Cerney, Gloucestershire×
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    Ref: NKW
    Key Features:
    - 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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  • Little London, near Gloucester, Gloucestershire
    Little London, near Gloucester, Gloucestershire×

    Orchard Bank Cottage

    Little London, near Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: W8088
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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property

    Organic farm

    This cottage is situated on an organic farm, in the grounds of the owner’s home, midway...

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  • The Vatch, near Stroud, Gloucestershire
    The Vatch, near Stroud, Gloucestershire×

    The Cottage

    The Vatch, near Stroud, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: NQE
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    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Rural Location

    This detached, period Cotswold stone holiday cottage enjoys a peaceful and picturesque location within the grounds of...

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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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