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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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304 cottages are available
  • South Cerney, Gloucestershire
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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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  • 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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  • Huntley, near Longhope, Gloucestershire
    Huntley, near Longhope, Gloucestershire×

    Stratville Annex

    Huntley, near Longhope, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 28437
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    - 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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  • 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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    Key Features:
    - 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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  • Bream, Gloucestershire
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    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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  • Chedworth, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
    Chedworth, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire×

    Ivy Cottage

    Chedworth, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 27591
    Key Features:
    - 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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  • Bourton-on-the-Hill, near Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire
    Bourton-on-the-Hill, near Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire×

    Upper Fields Farm -The Tractor Shed

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

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    Ref: 28775
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Rural Location

    Situated in the beautiful Cotswolds countryside

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

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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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  • 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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  • South Cerney, Gloucestershire
    South Cerney, Gloucestershire×
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    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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  • Cirencester, Gloucestershire
    Cirencester, Gloucestershire×

    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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  • Bream, near Lydney, Gloucestershire
    Bream, near Lydney, Gloucestershire×

    Court Farm Holiday Barns - The Stables

    Bream, near Lydney, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 27792
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Rural Location

    Situated in the Forest of Dean, these semi-detached barn conversions offer comfortable holiday accommodation,...

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