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

    Sudeley Castle Country Cottages - Emma Dent

    Winchcombe, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

    5
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    Ref: 31223
    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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  • Huntley, near Gloucester, Gloucestershire
    Huntley, near Gloucester, Gloucestershire×

    Fir Tree Lodge

    Huntley, near Gloucester, Gloucestershire

    5
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    Ref: UKC422
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio


    This detached property is situated in Huntley, adjacent to the owner’s home, on the A40 allowing easy...

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  • Icomb, near Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire
    Icomb, near Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire×

    The Old School House

    Icomb, near Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire

    5
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    Ref: HC61
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio

    In a secluded village, with beautiful views over the Evenlode Valley, this detached holiday cottage is built of...

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  • Great Witcombe, near Birdlip, Gloucestershire
    Great Witcombe, near Birdlip, Gloucestershire×

    Witcombe Estate - Jaffa Cottage

    Great Witcombe, near Birdlip, Gloucestershire

    5
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    Ref: 28414
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove - Open Fire

    These two holiday cottages (refs 28414, 28415) are located on a working farm and form part of the 400-year-old...

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  • Lydbrook, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire
    Lydbrook, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire×

    The Briars

    Lydbrook, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

    5
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    Ref: 23986
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Open Fire

    This property is situated in the Forest of Dean, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Offering comfortable...

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  • Gotherington, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
    Gotherington, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire×

    Thrift Cottage

    Gotherington, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

    5
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    Ref: 23368
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio

    Thrift Cottage is a thatched cottage at the centre of the village of Gotherington. Nestling under Prescott and...

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

    Willow Cottage

    Paxford, near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

    5
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    Ref: 19641
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location


    Situated on a former orchard, Willow Cottage enjoys an enviable position in the pretty North Cotswold village...

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  • Bisley, Gloucestershire
    Bisley, Gloucestershire×

    Driftcombe Farmhouse

    Bisley, Gloucestershire

    5
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    1
    Ref: NUN
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Open Fire

    Set in complete seclusion, this handsome renovated 17th-century farmhouse stands in acres...

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  • Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire×

    Hunting Butts Cottages - Thistledown

    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: NYP
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile

    "Fine cottages and facilities – just a mile from one of England’s finest Regency towns ....

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  • Thrupp, near Stroud, Gloucestershire
    Thrupp, near Stroud, Gloucestershire×

    Sundorne

    Thrupp, near Stroud, Gloucestershire

    6
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    Ref: 29326
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    This spacious 3-bedroom detached bungalow with panoramic views, is close to NT land, footpaths and The Cotswold Way....

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  • Near Cirencester, Gloucestershire
    Near Cirencester, Gloucestershire×

    Vezelay

    Near Cirencester, Gloucestershire

    6
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    Ref: NUA
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile

    In a stunning lakeside setting in the heart of the Cotswolds, this superb property forms part of the Watermark Club...

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  • Shipton Moyne, near Tetbury, Gloucestershire
    Shipton Moyne, near Tetbury, Gloucestershire×

    Hollywell

    Shipton Moyne, near Tetbury, Gloucestershire

    6
    3
    2
    1
    Ref: UKC203
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Woodburning Stove


    Hollywell is a characterful, Cotswold stone cottage, one of a pair, ideally situated in the very heart of...

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