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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
  • Bream, Gloucestershire
    Bream, Gloucestershire×

    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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  • 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 Waggon House

    Arlingham, near Frampton-on-Severn, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 30813
    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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  • Little London, near Gloucester, Gloucestershire
    Little London, near Gloucester, Gloucestershire×

    Orchard Bank Cottage

    Little London, near Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: W8088
    Key Features:
    - 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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  • Winchcombe, Gloucestershire
    Winchcombe, Gloucestershire×

    The Barn Reborn

    Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: NRP
    Key Features:
    - 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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  • Todenham, near Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire
    Todenham, near Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire×

    Wheelwrights Mews

    Todenham, near Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: W43854
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    This attached holiday cottage lies in the Cotswold village of Todenham, near Moreton-in-Marsh. Situated within...

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  • Upton St Leonards, near Gloucester, Gloucestershire
    Upton St Leonards, near Gloucester, Gloucestershire×

    Little Court Cottages - Upton Cottage

    Upton St Leonards, near Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: UKC1094
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile


    Little Court Cottages have been sympathetically converted from a former stable block with the purpose of...

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  • Coleford, Gloucestershire
    Coleford, Gloucestershire×

    Edenwall Cottage

    Coleford, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 27531
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Situated within the grounds of the Bells Hotel and Golf Course, these three terraced holiday properties,...

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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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  • 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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  • 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
    Key Features:
    - 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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  • 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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