Find the best place to stay — The Cotswolds

Where to stay around The Cotswolds?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,698 holiday lettings near The Cotswolds. From 1,286 cottages to 557 apartments, 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 The Cotswolds is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in The Cotswolds?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in The Cotswolds. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Wales: 8,769 holiday homes
  • Dorset: 1,295 holiday homes
  • Somerset: 1,251 holiday homes
  • South East England: 17,729 holiday homes
  • Oxfordshire: 468 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in The Cotswolds! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in The Cotswolds?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in The Cotswolds with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Bristol: 707 holiday lettings
  • Birmingham: 356 holiday lettings
  • Oxford: 279 holiday lettings
  • Stow-on-the-Wold: 512 holiday lettings
  • Stratford-upon-Avon: 552 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to The Cotswolds?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in The Cotswolds are:

  • Bristol Airport (BRS): 973 self catering accommodations
  • Brize Norton Airport (BZZ): 1,001 self catering accommodations
  • Bristol Filton Airport (FZO): 895 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in The Cotswolds?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in The Cotswolds. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Longleat: 870 holiday rentals
  • Bath Central Library: 932 holiday rentals
  • SS Great Britain: 974 holiday rentals
  • Cotswolds Woollen Weavers: 973 holiday rentals
  • Cotswold Country Park and Beach: 877 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around The Cotswolds listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make A Cotswolds Cottage Your Home Away From Home for your Next Holiday

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.

Things to Do on Holiday in Cotswolds, England

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.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Cotswolds, England

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.

Weather in Cotswolds, England

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.

Travel to Cotswolds, England

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).

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Outdoor activities near your holiday rental in The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds covers a sprawling 800-square-mile footprint and offers endless opportunities to enjoy the crisp country air. Serious ramblers take on the Cotswold Way, a 100-mile-long walking trail that winds through picture postcard-perfect villages, ancient ruins and historic battlefields. Whether you're into scenic strolls or multi-day hikes, self-contained holiday cottages provide an ideal base for exploring The Cotswolds on foot.