Cotswold Cottage, Coln St Aldwyns, Cotswolds - sleeps 6 guests in 3 bedrooms
Minimum age of primary renter:18
Max guests:6 (sleeps up to 6 adults)
Excellent location. Beautiful cottage with all you need. Great pub in the village. Fantastic walk to Bibury to blow the cobwebs away! Would definitely recommend:
Our stay was excellent
Comfortable and convenient in a lovely village. Ideal for us.
Coln Community Shop is in the centre of the village, barely a 1-minute walk from Cotswold Cottage. Here you'll find a wide range of provisions, a cafe Post Office, off-license, laundry service and lots of local information. There's even a small cinema in the village (details at the shop) and a bus service (one bus per day) to Fairford and Cirencester, should you want a car-free day trip.
The closest large supermarkets are in Cirencester, a 20-minute drive from Cotswold Cottage. Cirencester has a well-equipped Waitrose and Tesco Extra, as well as an M&S Simply Food, ALDI and Lidl, Ocado, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Morrisons all deliver to Cotswold Cottage. There is a small, well-stocked Coop Food in Fairford (GL7 4AB), just 10 minutes' drive from the cottage.
There are 2 pubs in walking distance of Cotswold Cottage: The New Inn, a beautiful 17th-century coaching inn with restaurant, bar and gardens, and The Keepers' Arms in the neighbouring village of Quenington - an award-winning pub, locally famed for featuring in the Camra Good Beer Guide since 2011.
Fishing on the Williamstrip Estate can be organised during your stay. This is a rare opportunity to have an exceptional day's fishing on the Broadwater of the beautiful River Coln in Coln St Aldwyns. Day Ticket: £84 per rod; limit two rods per day. Book through The Water Bailiff (telephone: 07980 449326).
Cirencester is the closest major town with lots to see and do. See the 'A Visitor's Guide to Cirencester' (below) for more details of amenities there, and Burford ('Gateway' to the Cotswolds) is just 15 minutes' drive.
The closest train stations with connections to London Paddington (between 1- and 2-hours' travel) are Kemble (14 miles) and Swindon (17 miles). Please see taxi companies in the 'At a glance' page or the Cirencester Guidebook for transfers to the cottage.