If you are looking for a destination that offers you a slice of traditional Britain as well as plenty of tranquillity, then a Cotswolds holiday will be right up your street. Dotted with small towns and villages, plenty of stunning landscapes and a whole host of exciting activities, a Cotswolds holiday is one that will leave you with lasting memories. What’s more, a Cotswolds holiday rental house offers all of the comforts of home with the opportunity to enjoy those breath-taking views from the moment you wake up.
The best thing about a Cotswolds holiday is that it can be as energetic or as laid-back as you want it to be. You can simply choose to relax and enjoy the peacefulness or indulge in a range of great outdoor activities. Amongst the activities available are horse riding, cycling, walking, golf, tennis, football, paragliding, rock climbing, archery, shooting, sailing, swimming and fishing. With such an astounding view of the hills, the countryside and beautiful stone cottages to be found in the area those who love photography, sketching, drawing and bird watching will also find a Cotswolds holiday a very enjoyable experience.
Although renowned for it’s natural beauty, a Cotswolds holiday also offers the opportunity to indulge in some great British history. Located in the heart of the region is the town of Stratford-upon-Avon, most famously associated with the bard, William Shakespeare. Here visitors can view the house in which Shakespeare was born as well as the house his wife, Anne Hathaway, grew up in. if you are not into Shakespeare then Stratford-upon-Avon also has its own brass rubbing centre which is a favourite for members of the group on a Cotswolds holiday.
If you are considering booking a fantastic Cotswolds holiday rental house then you can expect to enjoy warm summers and cool winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Cotswolds holiday tend to be July and August when the daytime temperature rises to around 20°C. During the colder months of January and February the average daytime temperature is around 7°C. The annual rainfall amount for the area is 30 inches.
Travellers on a Cotswolds holiday will most likely land at Heathrow Airport (LHR) which is an hour and a half away from the area. There are several airlines that have affordable, regular flights including Aer Lingus, BMI and British Airways. Passengers can depart from several UK airports such as Belfast (BFS), Aberdeen (ABZ), Glasgow (GLA), Manchester (MAN) and Newcastle(NCL).