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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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233 cottages are available
  • Aston Magna, near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
    Aston Magna, near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire×

    Little Bran

    Aston Magna, near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: UKC1303
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    Discover this hidden gem in the heart of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in between...

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  • Shipton Oliffe, Gloucestershire
    Shipton Oliffe, Gloucestershire×

    West Barn Cottage

    Shipton Oliffe, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: UKC190
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio


    This beautifully presented Cotswold stone cottage offers holiday accommodation of an excellent standard...

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  • Ebrington, near Chipping Campden,
    Ebrington, near Chipping Campden, ×

    The Granary

    Ebrington, near Chipping Campden,

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    Ref: E4753
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Woodburning Stove

    Set amidst beautiful countryside in the heart of the Cotswolds, these delightful cottages offer the opportunity for...

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  • Gloucester, Gloucestershire
    Gloucester, Gloucestershire×

    The Hideaway Cottage

    Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 28425
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    One of the oldest buildings in Gloucester, Hideaway Cottage has views of the magnificent Norman cathedral, and lies...

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  • Westonbirt, near Tetbury, Gloucestershire
    Westonbirt, near Tetbury, Gloucestershire×

    Westonbirt Cottage

    Westonbirt, near Tetbury, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: W4346
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Rural Location

    Next to golf course

    Situated on a farm, this holiday cottage has been furnished to provide attractive...

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  • Arlingham, near Frampton-on-Severn, Gloucestershire
    Arlingham, near Frampton-on-Severn, Gloucestershire×

    Milton End Farm Barns - The Parlour

    Arlingham, near Frampton-on-Severn, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 30817
    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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  • Winchcombe, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
    Winchcombe, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire×

    Sudeley Castle Country Cottages - Oliver Cromwell

    Winchcombe, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 31231
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile

    Sudeley Castle Country Cottages are the ideal choice for a walking or touring holiday, or simply as an escape into...

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

    Station Cottage

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

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    Ref: 26183
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile


    Oozing with charm and character, this warm and welcoming, terraced holiday home is an ideal base from which...

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  • Alderley, near Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire
    Alderley, near Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire×

    Willow Cottage

    Alderley, near Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 9105
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    This character cottage, which probably dates from the 16th century, lies adjacent to the farmhouse on a working farm,...

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  • Southrop, near Lechlade, Gloucestershire
    Southrop, near Lechlade, Gloucestershire×

    Apple Tree Cottage

    Southrop, near Lechlade, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: UKC771
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile

    Southrop is one of the loveliest quintessential Cotswolds villages. The village itself is skirted by the River Leach...

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  • Popes Hill, nr Newnham-on-Severn, Gloucestershire
    Popes Hill, nr Newnham-on-Severn, Gloucestershire×

    Wonder Box Cottage

    Popes Hill, nr Newnham-on-Severn, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: UKC524
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Rural Location


    Tucked away off a quiet leafy lane, situated on a working farm and surrounded by countryside, Wonder Box...

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  • Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
    Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire×

    Stonemason’s Cottage

    Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 28189
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This beautiful, detached holiday home offers characterful accommodation throughout. Situated in the thriving market...

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