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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
  • Brierley, Gloucestershire
    Brierley, Gloucestershire×

    Oak Tree Cottage

    Brierley, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: E5062
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    Peacefully nestling high above the lush woodlands of the famously beautiful Royal Forest of Dean, this charming...

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  • Somerford Keynes, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire
    Somerford Keynes, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire×

    Clearwater

    Somerford Keynes, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: UKC247
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Swimming pool - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This attractive cottage is set on the quieter side of the award-winning Lower Mill Estate, a 450-acre nature...

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  • Turkdean, near Northleach, Gloucestershire
    Turkdean, near Northleach, Gloucestershire×

    Bills Cottage

    Turkdean, near Northleach, Gloucestershire

    6
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    Ref: 28946
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    Located on the outskirts of the rural hamlet of Turkdean, near Northleach, this Cotswold stone holiday cottage has...

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  • Paxford, near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
    Paxford, near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire×

    Walnut Cottage

    Paxford, near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

    6
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    Ref: NSJ
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    Situated in the owner’s grounds in the pretty Cotswold village of Paxford, this detached holiday...

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

    Honeysuckle and Oxleigh - Honeysuckle

    Bourton-on-the-Water, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: W43492
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    These welcoming, semi-detached holiday cottages (refs W43491 and W43492) are situated on a quiet road, just a...

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  • Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
    Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire×

    East Leaze

    Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

    6
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    Ref: UKC1499
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio


    Situated in the picturesque village of Chipping Campden, East Leaze is a beautifully renovated,...

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

    Lake Lodges - Sunrise Lodge

    South Cerney, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: UKC1385
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio

    These New England-style, lakeside holiday cottages (refs UKC1383, UKC1384 and UKC1385) are positioned around...

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

    Bow Cottage

    Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

    6
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    Ref: 18008
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    Situated within a conservation area

    This charming 19th-century stone built cottage is situated in one of the...

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  • Somerford Keynes, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire
    Somerford Keynes, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire×

    Hazelmere

    Somerford Keynes, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire

    6
    4
    3
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    Ref: UKC1208
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Woodburning Stove

    This detached Cotswold stone house is located on the Lower Mill Estate in Somerford Keynes, part of the Cotswolds...

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

    Sudeley Castle Country Cottages - Queens

    Winchcombe, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

    6
    2
    1
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    Ref: 31225
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - 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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  • Amberley, near Stroud, Gloucestershire
    Amberley, near Stroud, Gloucestershire×

    Briar Cottage

    Amberley, near Stroud, Gloucestershire

    6
    3
    2
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    Ref: NSZ
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove


    Overlooking the beautiful Gloucestershire countryside, this Cotswold stone holiday cottage, one of a pair,...

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  • Oldcroft, Lydney, Gloucestershire
    Oldcroft, Lydney, Gloucestershire×

    Cider Press Cottage

    Oldcroft, Lydney, Gloucestershire

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    2
    2
    Ref: E1368
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Situated in the Royal Forest of Dean, this property offers an ideal retreat for a relaxing holiday or for exploring...

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