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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.

    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (10 reviews)
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    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Cottage #449600
    10
    Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
      • 4 BR
      • 3 BA
      • Sleeps 8
      House #6997429
      Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
        • 6 BR
        • 3 BA
        • Separate Toilet
        • Sleeps 13
        House #6997434
        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
          • 5 BR
          • 3 BA
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 11
          House #6997437
          Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
            • 4 BR
            • 3 BA
            • Separate Toilet
            • Sleeps 9
            House #6997427
            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
              • 4 BR
              • 3 BA
              • Sleeps 9
              House #6997426
              Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                • 5 BR
                • 4 BA
                • Sleeps 12
                House #1301779
                Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                  (12 reviews)
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                  • 5 BR
                  • 3 BA
                  • Sleeps 9
                  Villa #8118977
                  12
                  Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 5 BR
                    • 4 BA
                    • Sleeps 12
                    House #6997481
                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                      Excellent! 4.4/5
                      (11 reviews)
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                      • 5 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Separate Toilet
                      • Sleeps 10
                      House #1749279
                      11
                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                        Excellent! 4.4/5
                        (7 reviews)
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                        • 3 BR
                        • 3 BA
                        • Sleeps 6
                        Cottage #1749287
                        7
                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                          (53 reviews)
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                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Apartment #1672240
                          53
                          Viewed 82 times in the last 48 hours
                            Exceptional! 5/5
                            (24 reviews)
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Cottage #8165669
                            24
                            Viewed 85 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                              (35 reviews)
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 3
                              Cottage #8157609
                              35
                              Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                (18 reviews)
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 3 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Cottage #6522391
                                18
                                Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                  (28 reviews)
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                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 2
                                  Cottage #8131242
                                  28
                                  Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                    (34 reviews)
                                    avg/night
                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Cottage #1216993
                                    34
                                    Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                                      (9 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Apartment #6771378
                                      9
                                      Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                        (11 reviews)
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Separate Toilet
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Cottage #8139954
                                        11
                                        Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                          (22 reviews)
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Cottage #6709806
                                          22
                                          Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (9 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 2
                                            Cottage #6736542
                                            9
                                            Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                              (21 reviews)
                                              avg/night
                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Cabin #6816070
                                              21
                                              Viewed 71 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                (7 reviews)
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                Cottage #8158999
                                                7
                                                Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                  (30 reviews)
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                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                  Cottage #8166726
                                                  30
                                                  Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                    (6 reviews)
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                    Cottage #8043336
                                                    6
                                                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                      (17 reviews)
                                                      avg/night
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Barn #6823214
                                                      17
                                                      Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                        (37 reviews)
                                                        avg/night
                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                        Cottage #8043812
                                                        37
                                                        Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                          (28 reviews)
                                                          avg/night
                                                          • 4 BR
                                                          • 3 BA
                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                          House #406994
                                                          28
                                                          Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                            (7 reviews)
                                                            avg/night
                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                            Apartment #8107799
                                                            7
                                                            Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (26 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                              Apartment #8160802
                                                              26
                                                              Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                (21 reviews)
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Cottage #8062883
                                                                21
                                                                Viewed 85 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                  (34 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Apartment #831551
                                                                  34
                                                                  Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                    (12 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Cottage #1378594
                                                                    12
                                                                    Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                      Cottage #6843712
                                                                      4
                                                                      Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (7 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        Cottage #1796846
                                                                        7
                                                                        Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                          (8 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                                          Cottage #8152801
                                                                          8
                                                                          Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                            (12 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 5 BR
                                                                            • 5 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 12
                                                                            Cottage #89446
                                                                            12
                                                                            Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                              (13 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                              Cottage #15171
                                                                              13
                                                                              Viewed 62 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Cottage #6513939
                                                                                2
                                                                                Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                  (10 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 6 BR
                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 14
                                                                                  House #8152111
                                                                                  10
                                                                                  Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                    (9 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    House #8126948
                                                                                    9
                                                                                    Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                      (14 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Cottage #236070vb
                                                                                      14
                                                                                      Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                        (8 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 5 BR
                                                                                        • 5 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 10
                                                                                        House #6810659
                                                                                        8
                                                                                        Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                          (19 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Cottage #597392vb
                                                                                          19
                                                                                          Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                                                            (14 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 7
                                                                                            Cottage #15005
                                                                                            14
                                                                                            Viewed 77 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                              (31 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                                              • 4 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                                              House #1989892
                                                                                              31
                                                                                              Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                (8 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Barn #6814742
                                                                                                8
                                                                                                Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                                  (6 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  House #1853653
                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                  Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                    (12 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Cottage #8172407
                                                                                                    12
                                                                                                    Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                      (12 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Cabin #8079609
                                                                                                      12
                                                                                                      Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Cotswolds Delight

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a lovely stay at Barn Owl Cottage at the beginning of July. A fabulous cottage in an idyllic location, ideal for exploring the Cotswolds. The cottage was tastefully decorated, with all the mod cons we needed, making for a very comfortable stay. The cottage had a great garden which was fabulous for the kids to run around in and for the adults to relax in at the end of the day with a nice glass of wine! The owners Helen and Martin were lovely and made us feel very welcome. We definitely plan to go back! xx
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Great location

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Nice,comfortable flat. Good size & very well located, perfect base for cycling around Cheltenham and driving further afield - Forest of Dean & Bristol. Only downside, slightly chilly - we needed the heating in the evenings - in July. Would consider using again if we holiday in this area.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017