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

    Cider Press Cottage

    Oldcroft, Lydney, Gloucestershire

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    3
    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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  • South Cerney, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire
    South Cerney, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire×

    Spring Lake - Lake House Three

    South Cerney, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire

    6
    3
    2
    2
    Ref: W43873
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio

    Stunning views across Spring Lake can be enjoyed from the sunny deck, living area and main bedroom. Whatever the...

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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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  • Cirencester, Gloucestershire
    Cirencester, Gloucestershire×

    Juniper House

    Cirencester, Gloucestershire

    6
    4
    3
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    Ref: NTX
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Juniper House is a traditional, detached, Cotswold stone house, overlooking the water garden and set within a...

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

    Clearwater

    Somerford Keynes, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire

    6
    3
    3
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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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  • Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire
    Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire×

    Bow Cottage

    Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

    6
    3
    1
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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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  • Newnham, Gloucestershire
    Newnham, Gloucestershire×

    Rose Tree Cottage

    Newnham, Gloucestershire

    6
    3
    1
    2
    Ref: RDDZ
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Hot Tub - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    This detached holiday cottage is in a prime spot to view the famous ‘Severn Bore’ and is a...

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

    Spring Lake - Lake House One

    South Cerney, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire

    6
    3
    2
    0
    Ref: W43871
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    Stunning views across Spring Lake can be enjoyed from the sunny deck, living area and main bedroom. Whatever the...

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    Pets go free
  • Thrupp, near Stroud, Gloucestershire
    Thrupp, near Stroud, Gloucestershire×

    Sundorne

    Thrupp, near Stroud, Gloucestershire

    6
    3
    1
    0
    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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  • Churcham, near Gloucester, Gloucestershire
    Churcham, near Gloucester, Gloucestershire×

    Lawn Farm Cottage

    Churcham, near Gloucester, Gloucestershire

    6
    3
    2
    2
    Ref: 27668
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    Shared indoor swimming pool

    Situated in the quiet village of Churcham, this detached holiday cottage is the...

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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

    6
    3
    2
    0
    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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  • Icomb, near Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire
    Icomb, near Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire×

    Charlton Cottage

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

    6
    3
    2
    0
    Ref: NR3
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    This gem of a holiday cottage is set amidst charming, secluded gardens in a most picturesque Cotswold village....

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