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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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304 cottages are available
  • Lower Mill Estate, Gloucestershire
    Lower Mill Estate, Gloucestershire×

    Tischler House

    Lower Mill Estate, Gloucestershire

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    - Hot Tub - Luxury Property - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Set within a quiet and peaceful conservation area in the Cotswold Water Park, this fabulous detached house on the...

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  • Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
    Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire×

    Orchard House

    Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: UKC160
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    Situated in the picturesque Cotswold village of Chipping Campden, Orchard House enjoys an elevated position with...

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  • Weston Subedge, Gloucestershire
    Weston Subedge, Gloucestershire×

    Field House

    Weston Subedge, Gloucestershire

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

    Just 3 miles from Broadway in peaceful seclusion, with superb views of fields and nearby wooded hills, this...

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  • Blakeney, Gloucestershire
    Blakeney, Gloucestershire×

    The Old Farmhouse

    Blakeney, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: W42241
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Spacious accommodation in a lovely rural setting

    Situated on the edge of the beautiful Forest of Dean within...

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  • Ampney Crucis, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire
    Ampney Crucis, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire×

    Crucis - The Cotswolds Barn

    Ampney Crucis, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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


    These barn conversions are situated on the fringe of the charming Cotswold village of Ampney Crucis....

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

    Lilypad Lodge

    Somerford Keynes, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: NTU
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This fabulous detached house is located on the Lower Mill Estate in Somerford Keynes, a development of...

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  • Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
    Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire×

    Campden Barn

    Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

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

    This stylish, detached, converted barn is just a few hundred yards from the heart of Chipping Campden. As the main town...

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

    Old Forge Barn

    Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: NT8
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove - Open Fire

    This 16th-century Grade II listed barn has been skilfully converted to provide a unique and outstanding holiday home...

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

    Jay Barn

    Icomb, Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: E1311
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Attractive rural surroundings with sweeping views, a suntrap garden and a beautifully appointed and very...

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

    The Ferns

    Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 30468
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio


    Situated in the popular market town of Wotton-under-Edge, this detached holiday cottage boasts quality...

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

    Summer Breeze

    Somerford Keynes, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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

    This detached lakeside holiday home is set on the exciting Howell’s Mere development, part of the prestigious...

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  • Sheepscombe, near Stroud, Gloucestershire
    Sheepscombe, near Stroud, Gloucestershire×

    Longridge Farm

    Sheepscombe, near Stroud, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: UKC1204
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    Longridge Farm is centrally located for exploring the many delights of the Cotswolds. This detached holiday property is...

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