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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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              Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                        Apartment #1655497
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                          Cottage #8157609
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                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                            Cottage #1946432
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                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                              House #84562
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                                Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                Cottage #459256vb
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                                  Multiple rentals Cottage #1022481
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                                      House #418796
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                                        Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                        Farmhouse #1323272
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                                              Bungalow #1607211
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                                                Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                  Apartment #8157399
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                                                                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                          Multiple rentals Cottage #1404674
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                                                                                          House #407456vb
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                                                                                            Cottage #1085941
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                                                                                                  Multiple rentals Cottage #8130068
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Amazing

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We stayed for 3 nights at the cottage after the New Year. Everything was great. The beds were very comfortable, the cottage was warm and there was everything that we needed. The owners made sure that we had everything we required and that we had settled in well; very kind and friendly. The village is peaceful and beautiful, it has a very relaxing atmosphere. The only regret we had is that we could only stay 3 nights.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 16-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                      Great stay, perfect location, and well priced

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      I needed a place to stay in Bath and had to take what was available. I was deterred slightly by the Spartan comment but this place was in the perfect location so I booked it. On arrival, I found the place to be just what I need and beyond. It's simple and well-furnished. The kitchen is well equipped for any traveler and the bedroom was spacious and comfortable. Natural light in this little flat is quite scenic, I would definitely book this place again in the summer for a short relaxing trip. The location is perfect for those who want to have a local-like experience. The park and the surrounding architecture easily made me forget how close I was to the city. It surprised me to find a Sainsburys so near but so out of sight. More importantly, the heart of the city was no more than five minutes away by walking. Mark recommended some great coffee shops and restaurants to try. He's a great host with absolutely no hassle and it was easy to communicate with him. I highly recommend this place to anyone looking to be close to the city and staying at a nice place. Cheers again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                      An ideal base to explore the Gloucester area

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      The apartment was warm, welcoming, well appointed and clean. Small touches like the bottle of wine, milk etc. helped with the overall first impression. The greeting and overview by Richard was a great idea and simplified what could have been quite a complicated arrangement with access codes, parking spaces and permits. We found it a great location to explore Gloucester, the Cotswolds and even Stratford and Bath. The docks area is well served by a shop, coffee spots and restaurants. We would definitely recommend the property to friends and family. Thank you for a memorable stay.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017