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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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117 cottages are available
  • Fairford, Gloucestershire
    Fairford, Gloucestershire×

    The Mill Cottages - Millstream Cottage

    Fairford, Gloucestershire

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    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    In an idyllic setting beside the River Coln, these two handsome holiday properties form part of a 17th-century Grade...

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  • Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire×

    Hunting Butts Cottages - Wheathill

    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: NYR
    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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  • Bournes Green, near Stroud, Gloucestershire
    Bournes Green, near Stroud, Gloucestershire×

    One The Parlours

    Bournes Green, near Stroud, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: W41085
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Rural Location

    Quiet woodland valley in Cotswold Hills

    Situated on a hilltop grassland farm in the Cotswold Hills...

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

    The Granary

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

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    Ref: 31220
    Key Features:
    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    The Granary lies in the idyllic Cotswold village of Broadwell, set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty....

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  • Sevenhampton, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
    Sevenhampton, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire×

    The Old Pool House

    Sevenhampton, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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

    Nestled in the tranquil Coln Valley, this detached, single-storey holiday property offers a large garden and...

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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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  • Twyning, near Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
    Twyning, near Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire×

    Rose Cottage

    Twyning, near Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

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


    Rose Cottage is a detached, Grade II listed building, part of which is believed to be in excess of 475 years...

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

    The Warren

    Icomb, Stow-on-the-Wold,

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    Ref: E3250
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    In beautiful countryside at the heart of the Cotswolds, these converted cottages present an attractive opportunity...

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  • Blockley, Gloucestershire
    Blockley, Gloucestershire×

    Clouds Hill

    Blockley, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: NM4
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    Peacefully set in the unspoilt village of Blockley in an AONB, and one of the Cotswolds’ most delightful and...

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  • Boxbush, near Ross-on-Wye, Gloucestershire
    Boxbush, near Ross-on-Wye, Gloucestershire×

    Hopebrook Farm - The Barn

    Boxbush, near Ross-on-Wye, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: UKC277
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    These two holiday properties form part of Hopebrook Farm, a non-working farm which dates back to 1745. Sitting in 5...

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  • Mickleton, near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
    Mickleton, near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire×

    Greyrick House

    Mickleton, near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 19543
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Forming part of a quiet courtyard this 300 year old former farmhouse has retained many period features. Mickleton is...

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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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