Where to stay around Somerford Keynes?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 314 holiday lettings near Somerford Keynes. From 138 houses to 125 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Somerford Keynes is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Somerford Keynes?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Somerford Keynes. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cotswold Country Park and Beach: 880 holiday lettings
  • Avebury Stone Circle: 461 holiday lettings
  • Cheltenham Racecourse: 1,317 holiday lettings
  • Westonbirt Arboretum: 1,055 holiday lettings
  • University of Gloucestershire: 1,324 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Somerford Keynes listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Somerford Keynes?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 138 houses in Somerford Keynes. Our other popular types of Somerford Keynes holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 125 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 31 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 11 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including mobile homes and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Somerford Keynes?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 128 holiday homes with pool available in Somerford Keynes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday cottage in Somerford Keynes your home away from home

    Somerford Keynes holiday cottages are the perfect place to base a quiet getaway suitable for the whole family. This small Gloucestershire village is steeped in history, with some archaeological finds dating back as far as the 1st century AD. Visitors of all ages are welcome to explore and enjoy this typical Cotswold village, which enjoys a location just five miles from the area’s largest town – Cirencester. HomeAway Somerford Keynes holiday cottages can be found for small groups, but the majority will fit from 5 to 10 people comfortably. Properties in this area do not just pay lip service to being family friendly, they mean it! Often, special extras for children like play tables, toys and books are included. It is also possible to find homes and cottages for rent in Somerford Keynes which allow dogs.

    Things to do

    -Nature: Bird watching is a fruitful undertaking in this area. With many nearby lakes, enthusiasts are often rewarded with exciting sightings. Some of their best reports are available online, so travellers can get an idea of what to expect.

    -Outdoor pursuits: The Thames Path is a 184-mile walking trail that follows the Thames river. It is one of several long distance footpaths that crisscross England and Wales, called National trails. This one runs between the source of the Thames in Kemble to the Thames barrier in Charlton. Kemble is just three miles away from holiday homes in Somerford Keynes.

    -Churches: The All Saints parish church is one of several grade II listed buildings in Somerford Keynes. These structures have been included on the Statutory List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, and are protected from alteration or demolition. This church is known to date back to 685 and contains several monuments, some of which are also listed.

    -Family attractions The Cotswold Water Park is a massive 150 acres of man-made lakes including an inland beach. Cool off in the Cotswold Country Park and Beach under lifeguard supervision, or wander the nature reserves for bats, beavers, dragonflies, and water vole. Much of the Somerford Keynes bird watching takes place in this area.

    -Day trips: Two large towns are within easy access of Somerford Keynes holiday cottages that offer a change of pace from the quiet village life. Swindon is a large former market village of over 180,000 residents that’s located just 18 miles to the southeast of Somerford Keynes. It is home to the English Heritage Archives. Cirencester, just five miles away, enjoys its status as the second-largest Roman town in occupied Britain and the amphitheatre ruins make for an interesting visit, as does Cirencester Park.

    Weather in Somerford Keynes

    Like most of the Cotswolds, Somerford Keynes enjoys a temperate climate year round. Low temperatures can dip to 0°C and highs can reach around 28°C. The coldest months are December and January with temperatures peaking in July and August. Be prepared for rain. Summertime sees the driest months, but even then holidaymakers can expect more than half the days to be wet. There’s no need to worry about the weather when indoors though; holiday homes in Somerford Keynes demonstrate an old world charm, updated with modern amenities so families can enjoy their stay any time of the year.

    Travel to Somerford Keynes

    Somerford Keynes is easy to reach by road, rail or air. For road access, drive west from London for about two hours using the M4 or a combination of the M40 and A40. Visitors may also fly into Bristol airport, about 45 miles to the southwest. Birmingham airport to the north is another option – it serves 21 major European cities – but it is a little farther at 80 miles out. Alternatively, families can take the Cheltenham-Swindon-London line to Kemble. From there, it is only a three-mile taxi ride to your Somerford Keynes holiday home.

    Activities and attractions in and around Somerford Keynes

    Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Somerford Keynes has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Cotswold Country Park and Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Cirencester Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Somerford Keynes

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Somerford Keynes is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Somerford Lagoon (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Cirencester Roman Amphitheatre (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
    • Lydiard Park (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
    • Highgrove House and Gardens (9.3 mi / 15 km)
    • Stanton Country Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
    • Minchinhampton Common (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)