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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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307 cottages are available
  • 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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  • 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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  • Mickleton, near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
    Mickleton, near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire×

    The Apple Loft

    Mickleton, near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: UKC366
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property

    The Apple Loft has been renovated to an excellent standard, offering luxury holiday accommodation. The kitchen has...

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

    Terracotta

    Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 26468
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile

    In a quiet, peaceful position just a couple of minutes’ walk from the centre of one of the most popular of...

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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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  • 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
    Key Features:
    - 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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  • Newent, Gloucestershire
    Newent, Gloucestershire×

    The Old Winery Cottage

    Newent, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: E5540
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    This spacious, very comfortable little house sits in a peaceful location with panoramic views out over the vineyards...

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  • Cirencester, Gloucestershire
    Cirencester, Gloucestershire×

    Stratton Mill

    Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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    Key Features:
    - 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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  • Arlingham, near Frampton-on-Severn, Gloucestershire
    Arlingham, near Frampton-on-Severn, Gloucestershire×

    Milton End Farm Barns - The Cow Shed

    Arlingham, near Frampton-on-Severn, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 30815
    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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  • 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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  • The Vatch, near Stroud, Gloucestershire
    The Vatch, near Stroud, Gloucestershire×

    The Cottage

    The Vatch, near Stroud, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: NQE
    Key Features:
    - 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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  • Corse Lawn, near Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
    Corse Lawn, near Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire×

    Garden Cottage

    Corse Lawn, near Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 24386
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    This converted cider mill and stable with much character and original beams, is set in the grounds of the...

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