10 Best Cotswolds Holiday Cottages
The Cotswolds, a designtated 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' is one of the most enchanting areas of England. It stretched over 6 counties, incorporating some of the most important historic towns in the UK, including Cirencester, Bath and Oxford. Staying in a Holiday Cottage in the Cotswolds is a great choice for people looking for a relaxing break away from the hustle and bustle of the main holiday resorts. History buffs, walkers and nature lovers will also love a break away in the Cotswolds.
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Well Furlong Cottage
Well Furlong cottage is located close to Bredon Hill, right on the border of Gloucestershire and Worcestershire. This 3-bedroom cottage also has access to the onsite spa facilities, featuring jacuzzi, steam room and swimming pool. You can borrow bikes from the owners to explore the local area, and there’s a pub within walking distance. Well Furlong cottage is a good base for visiting Cheltenham.
Brookside Cottage in Stratford-upon-Avon is a grade 2 listed cottage, bursting with charm and character. The 3-bedroom cottage sleeps 6 comfortably. The cottage is located on the grounds of the Burnside Hotel, which allows guests access to all the facilities of the hotel. The cottage has its own garden backing onto woodland and is a short walk from Anne Hathaway’s cottage.
Amberley Bakery Cottages
Located on Minchinhampton Common, Amberley Bakery Cottages offer two cottages, the Bakehouse and Bread Cottage. The cottage is close to Amberley village, a great base for exploring the Cotswolds and within walking distance to a number of local pubs and restaurants. The front door of the Bakehouse cottage opens up right onto the Common making it great for dog owners. Bread cottage sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom, while Bakehouse Cottage sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms.
Robin Cottage is located in Chipping Campden, within waling distance of the town with its choice of bars, restaurants, and shops. The cottage is perfectly located for visiting Hidcote Manor or Kiftsgate Court Garden, or you can take the walk to Broadway Tower or Dover’s Hill directly from the cottage. For local food and drink, you should try the Lygton Arms or Eight Bells Inn in Chipping Camden. Both 16th century coaching Inns offering great food and local ales.
Weir House sleeps 10 people in 5 bedrooms. And features games room, drawing room and dining room. This is a real luxury experience, great for large group gatherings. The cottage can be found tucked away at the end of a private driveway, with private formal gardens surrounding the property. The property is located close to Chipping Norton and is part of Bruern Abbey and Estate. The estate is great for kids, with 3 playgrounds, a play cabin, and bikes to borrow. You will also find a health club and spa, and extensive gardens to explore.
Odd cottage can be found in the village of Oddington, a small hamlet in the Cotswolds. The cottage is on a small lane in the middle of the village, within walking distance of the two pubs, the Horse and Groom and The Fox. There is a private courtyard with seating and BBQ equipment. The cottage is dog friendly and there is a great choice of walks directly form the cottage.
This 4-bedroom property is set in a peaceful location on the Lower Mill Estate and is accessed only by a small footbridge. Part of the Lower Mill Estate, guests have access to tennis courts, children’s play areas and uniquely, its own private 450-acre nature reserve! You can spend hours exploring, and spotting deer, owls, otters, and beavers. Just a few miles from Cirencester, Dunnock House is a great base for exploring, or staying close to home and enjoying cycling, walking, fishing, and paddle boarding. Alternatively spend a relaxing afternoon in the onsite spa, before finishing the day in the onsite restaurant ‘Ballihoo’.
Sansome Cottage is a well-loved courtyard cottage in the lovely village of Ilmington in the North Cotswolds. The cottage is great for a peaceful rural getaway, but you are still close enough to the village, with it’s pubs and shops. You can also get to Shipping on Stour and Chipping Camden in a few minutes and Oxford and Cheltenham can be reached in 45 minutes. This 2-bedroom cottage has a private garden for relaxing.
Little Barnfield Cottage
This one-bedroom bolthole is in the village of Kineton in the North Cotswolds, close to Guiting Power with a coffee shop and two pubs. This is a great place for couples, offering a great rural romantic escape. The cottage is great for walkers, being surrounded by miles of beautiful countryside. You are a shirt drive from Little Barnfield, Stow on the Wold and Winchcombe. The cottage has a private garden and parking for one car.
Swereview Cottage is a modern 2-bedroom cottage in the quaint village of Swerford, with great views across the rolling countryside. The cottage is a great base for exploring Oxford, the Cotswolds and Stratford. There is also a lovely garden for relaxing.
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