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

    Terracotta

    Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 26468
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile

    In a quiet, peaceful position just a couple of minutes’ walk from the centre of one of the most popular of...

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

    Westwood - Moonrakers

    Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 18060
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    Set in 1¾ acres of landscaped grounds these beautifully presented and well equipped holiday cottages are...

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  • Huntley, near Longhope, Gloucestershire
    Huntley, near Longhope, Gloucestershire×

    Stratville Annex

    Huntley, near Longhope, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 28437
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Rural Location

    Set on the owner’s smallholding, this comfortable home makes an excellent holiday base. Ideal for walking...

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  • Bourton-on-the-Hill, near Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire
    Bourton-on-the-Hill, near Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire×

    Upper Fields Farm -The Stables

    Bourton-on-the-Hill, near Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 28776
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Detached Property - Rural Location

    Situated in the beautiful Cotswolds countryside

    These two holiday properties (refs 28775, 28776) offer...

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  • St Briavels, near Lydney, Gloucestershire
    St Briavels, near Lydney, Gloucestershire×

    Rodmore Lodge

    St Briavels, near Lydney, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: W43553
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities


    This holiday property is situated along a quiet, leafy lane, in a tranquil spot with stunning views down the...

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  • Dursley, Gloucestershire
    Dursley, Gloucestershire×

    Little Orchard

    Dursley, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: W43917
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Ground Floor Facilities

    With views across the Cotswold escarpment to the River Severn, this single-storey, attached cottage would make the...

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  • St Briavels, near Lydney, Gloucestershire
    St Briavels, near Lydney, Gloucestershire×

    Stowe Court Cottages - The Granary

    St Briavels, near Lydney, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: W43364
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Rural Location

    Situated in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, these two detached barn conversions (refs W43364 and...

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  • Iron Acton, near Bristol, Gloucestershire
    Iron Acton, near Bristol, Gloucestershire×

    Commonwealth Cottage

    Iron Acton, near Bristol, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: 16144
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This comfortable detached holiday cottage is set within the grounds of the owners home and offers the ideal base...

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  • Hatherop, Gloucestershire
    Hatherop, Gloucestershire×

    Deer Park Cottage Annexe

    Hatherop, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: W43039
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Nestled in the tranquil Cotswold village of Hatherop, Deer Park Cottage is an annexe attached to the main cottage...

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  • St Briavels, near Lydney, Gloucestershire
    St Briavels, near Lydney, Gloucestershire×

    Stowe Court Cottages - The Stables

    St Briavels, near Lydney, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: W43365
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Situated in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, these two detached barn conversions (refs W43364 and...

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  • Brockweir, Gloucestershire
    Brockweir, Gloucestershire×

    Spring Cottage

    Brockweir, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: HW7734
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This very attractive and comfortable barn offers panoramic views in the beautiful rural setting of the owners...

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  • Blakeney, Gloucestershire
    Blakeney, Gloucestershire×

    Old Corn Mill

    Blakeney, Gloucestershire

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    Ref: RS2
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Set in one of the Forest of Dean’s picturesque villages, the Old Corn Mill has been sympathetically converted...

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