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Places to stay in Cotswold District

Places to stay in Cotswold District
Welcome to Chapel Cottage, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. Chapel Cottage is a beautiful Grade II listed cottage, which dates back to the 17th century, and is located in the heart of the picturesque village of Bourton-on-the-Water. Known as the ‘Venice of the Cotswolds’, due to the River Windrush that flows peacefully though the village, Bourton has an abundance of attractions, including Birdland, the Cotswold Motor Museum, and the Model Village. There are also a wide range of traditional pubs, shops and restaurants, making Bourton perfect for guests of all ages. The village is surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside, and the many picturesque market towns and villages of the Cotswolds are all within easy reach, as are further afield places, such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Bath. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
Chapel Cottage is a semi-detached cottage, located just off Bourton’s High Street. The front door is accessed via the cottage’s front garden, and opens directly into the living room, with the following rooms on the ground floor: Living/dining room: This characterful room has exposed oak beams, stone mullion windows, and a large Cotswold stone inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove. There is a three seater and a two seater leather sofa plus a leather pouff, as well as a pretty window seat.Other facilities include a Smart TV with Netflix access, and a DAB radio with an iPod docking station. The dining area has a lovely flagstone floor, and contains an antique wooden dining table with four chairs and a window seat, which overlooks the front garden; Kitchen: A doorway leads through to the country-style kitchen, which overlooks the garden. This well presented room has an electric oven, four ring gas hob, fridge freezer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle and toaster. There is a stable door out from the kitchen to the courtyard garden at the back of the cottage. A steep, winding staircase leads up from the living room to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms: Bedroom 1: A lovely room with whitewashed stone walls and oak beams, which contains a double bed, a chest of drawers with a mirror, and hooks to provide hanging space; Bedroom 2: Another stylish room, which contains a king size bed, and hooks to provide hanging space; Family bathroom: Contains a bath with overhead shower, toilet and wash basin. Further steep, winding stairs lead up to the second floor room: Snug/bedroom 3: This room is a perfect hideaway in the lovely eaves of the cottage, complete with Freeview TV and DVD player, plus a selection of DVDs, books and games. The room contains a day bed, which can be made up into a single bed. At the front of the cottage is a pretty, gravelled garden, with a stylish wrought iron table and chairs, which is ideal for making the most of the morning sun. The stable door from the kitchen opens out into the private courtyard garden at the rear of the cottage, which also has an outdoor table and chairs, and captures the late afternoon sun. The back garden has a useful outbuilding, which contains a washing machine and a tumble dryer. There is a 30-minute parking zone directly opposite the cottage, which is ideal for loading and unloading luggage, and two Pay & Display car parks are located a short walk away from the cottage.
Bourton-on-the-Water is arguably one of the most popular villages of the Cotswolds, especially amongst overseas visitors. Having been nicknamed the "Venice of the Cotswolds", its scenery is the main draw for travellers. The River Windrush meanders through beautiful English countryside before passing over rapids next to the Old Mill and arriving at Bourton. The river is fed from many springs, with the source approximately ten miles from the village and, after flowing under the bridges of Bourton, it passes other villages before eventually joining the Thames. There are various attractions in the village, including the famous Birdland, which is home to a variety of birds from around the world. Here visitors can see parrots, pelicans, flamingos and penguins to name just a few, with experienced keepers feeding the birds and leading demonstrations. The Model Village is well worth a visit, as Bourton is the only village in the Cotswolds to have a one-ninth scale replica of itself. It is carefully maintained and has all of the characterful buildings including the Old Water Mill and the Old New Inn. Those lucky enough to witness snow in the winter months will notice photographers at the model village trying to get the perfect picture of the snowy scene. Another family favourite is the Dragonfly Maze. This yew maze leads visitors through the labyrinth, gathering clues in order to find the pavilion in the centre which enables them to unlock the final secret! The maze was constructed by Kit Williams, author of the golden hare treasure hunt book, "Masquerade". Food & Drink Bourton has a variety of places to eat and drink, including cafes, tea rooms, pubs and restaurants, with a range of prices to suit all budgets. The list below is a small sample of the options available: The Chester House Hotel and The Croft Restaurant (www.chesterhousehotel.com): Breakfast, morning coffee, lunches and evening meals in a riverside restaurant. You can enjoy freshly prepared, local produce throughout the day and night, with seasonal specials added to the menu daily. The Duke of Wellington (www.dukeofwellingtonbourton.co.uk): A local village inn aiming to provide fresh home cooked food with a friendly service. There is a light snacking menu, a full menu and a wonderful range of desserts and hot beverages. As well as daily home cooked specials, on Sundays you can enjoy a traditional carvery with all the trimmings from 12-6pm. The Mousetrap Inn (www.mousetrap-inn.com): A traditionally run Cotswold stone Inn, with a history dating back to the building of the railways in the 18th Century. Serving home-made food, along with fantastic, locally brewed real ales. The Village Restaurant & Tearooms (www.thevillagerestaurant.co.uk): Traditional, home cooked food in a friendly atmosphere, overlooking the river Windrush, in the heart of Bourton-on-the-Water.
  • Beautiful cottage in a beautiful town. Perfect for walking in to Bourton or for using as a base to travel from. Thank you very much!

    Oliver2020-02-07T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastic cottage just off the high street in the middle of Bourton-on-the-Water. The cottage is very charming but should warn about the steep stairs! The bedrooms were cosy and the location can’t be matched. We had no problems checking in our out and communications with the host were very clear. Would definitely recommend if you don’t have mobility issues or giant suitcases.

    Maiko2020-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • It is lovely and warm. we have a wonderful time.

    Jiang2020-01-24T00:00:00Z
  • We’ve just returned home after a fabulous long weekend at Chapel Cottage. The house is beautiful, cosy and a perfect base for exploring The Cotswolds. Little touches like the chocolates were a welcome surprise with out first cuppa! Thank you to Carol & Nick for all the information provided and for letting us stay in this beautiful home. Precious memories made and we are already planning a return trip.

    Michelle2019-12-02T00:00:00Z
  • Chapel cottage is in a wonderful location. Stylish, decor throughout, all the amenities you could need and the beds have the most comfortable mattresses and soft linen.Cosy, comfortable. In the heart of the village if you want to explore, but once inside it feels so secluded. A really wonderful cottage.

    Mateja2019-11-22T00:00:00Z
  • Nick and Carol were so helpful and quick to respond if we had any questions during our stay. The cottage was so great, just as pretty as the pictures, and the cake on arrival was such a sweet touch. The notes that were sent beforehand were so helpful as well. Would definitely highly recommend. Bourton-on-the-Water was just slightly more touristy than we were hoping for.

    Georgina2019-11-15T00:00:00Z
  • This is a fantastic cottage in an idyllic setting, literally 2 minutes from the high street- This is a warm and cosy place and thoughtful touches make a stay here extra special.

    Timothy2019-11-08T00:00:00Z
  • A very tidy and lovely little cottage equipped with everything you need. The beds were very comfortable and the bathroom was clean and modern. Great location. We had a wonderful stay!

    Dan2019-10-25T00:00:00Z
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    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    5


    Bedrooms

    3

    Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    Welcome to The Hayloft, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. The Hayloft is a stylish bolthole located in the peaceful village of Cold Aston. This unspoilt village has a real community feel, with its lovely church and primary school, as well as it’s popular country pub. Just a short drive away is Bourton-on-the-Water, one of the prettiest market towns in the Cotswolds, with its many tea rooms, pubs and restaurants, and the historic market town of Stow-on-the-Wold is also within easy reach. The location is also ideal for exploring famous tourist destinations, such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Blenheim Palace and Oxford. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    The Hayloft is part of a beautiful barn conversion, accessed via a gravel driveway. Steep stone steps lead up to the front door. The front door opens into the entrance hall, with all the rooms laid out on one floor: Living/dining room: This stylish living area is bright and spacious, with an eye-catching exposed Cotswold stone feature wall. This room has two sofas, a coffee table, a Freeview TV and DVD player. There is also a dining table and two chairs; Kitchen: The galley kitchen contains an electric oven with four-ring hob, a fridge, microwave, kettle, toaster and cafetière, as well as a washing machine/tumble dryer; Bedroom: Two steps lead down from the hallway into this characterful room with sloped ceilings, a king size bed and built-in cupboards for storage; Bathroom: Contains a bath with overhead shower, toilet and wash basin. The Hayloft is situated within the spacious grounds of private home, and a private patio area has been created especially for guests of The Hayloft. With pretty, trellised fencing and a table for two, it is the perfect spot for al fresco dining. There is one allocated parking space and further on-street parking is available in the village if needed.
    The Cotswolds are characterised by attractive small towns and villages, built of the underlying Cotswold stone (a yellow oolitic limestone). In the Middle Ages the wool trade made the Cotswolds prosperous and some of this money was put into the building of churches, leaving the area with a number of large handsome Cotswold stone "wool churches". The area remains affluent, which has encouraged the establishment of many high quality pubs, restaurants and antique shops.
  • Lovely stay. Unbelievably comfortable bed ! Beautiful original wood beams and stone walls, tasteful decor and a lovely place to unwind in. Came for a long weekend of total peace and quiet to relax and recharge ..... and pretty much got exactly that. Hosts left me all the details I needed and didn’t disturb me once , which I really appreciated. Thank You !

    Mitch2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • The Hayloft is absolutely what you see on the photos - it is spotlessly clean, modern and on trend. The amenities leave nothing to be desired, even down to the little touches like dressing gowns on the bed and fresh milk in the fridge on arrival. The ‘check in’ was very quick and easy, all that was required was a key safe code. The property itself is in a perfect location, an idyllic little village with a pub straight across the road (that does amazing food!) and not too far from Bourton-On-The-Water which is beautiful and well worth a visit. Could not fault our stay and will definitely be recommending to our friends and family!

    Samantha2020-03-06T00:00:00Z
  • Don’t hesitate to book The Hayloft if your travels take you to the Northern Cotswolds. Beautiful home, perfect location, serene surroundings.

    Philip2020-02-27T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful stay and perfect location for visiting the stunning Cotswolds x

    Georgia2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • The Hayloft is absolutely gorgeous. Looks exactly as it does in the pictures. We really enjoyed the extra touches like biscuits in the kitchen and lovely smelling body washes in the bathroom. The apartment was also really warm and cosy. Location is great for general cotswolds exploring and the pub opposite (The Plough) is cosy and friendly. We were enjoying our stay so much that we requested an extra day, which the owner allowed us at no extra charge! We really couldn’t have been happier with our stay. I should also add that the bed is really comfy and everything felt sparkling clean.

    Emma2020-01-03T00:00:00Z
  • The Hayloft is a unique and beautiful location in the Cotswolds! Much bigger than I expected and we had a lovely time. Highly recommend.

    Amy2019-11-10T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely place to stay and is in a really great location only a few minutes away from Bourton-on-the-Water, with lots of other walking stops nearby. Amenities are brilliant and the area the cottage is in is lovely and quiet. Would stay again

    Victoria2019-11-01T00:00:00Z
  • The Hayloft is a wonderful place to stay in the Cotswold, as being located within 45 min to 1 hour of main places to visit. Cold Aston is very quiet town with a family Pub across the street. We were able to rest a lot. No street’s sound, just the sound of birds to wake up to... The particular care and attention with a bottle of milk in the refrigerator and of bathrobes were much appreciated. Thanks a lot.. we have not left UK yet to get back to Canada, but we are already planning coming back to The Hayloft over next few years.

    Jean2019-09-13T00:00:00Z
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    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Cold Aston, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    Set in the idyllic village of Hankerton, next to a well known spa offering massage and beauty treatments and beautiful gardens. There is a double bedroom, living room, shower and a kitchenette. Ample Parking. Due to the current situation I would be very prepared to give big reductions for anyone who would like to come and stay, it’s a wonderful place to isolate yourselves, it will be deep cleaned wonderful walks, beautiful garden, tennis court and hairdressers and beauty treatments good WiFi.
    The accommodation is situated in a beautiful garden, very quiet and peaceful, ideal for a getaway from the city. Near the accommodation you will find a small garden for your own use with a table and chairs under the apple tree, where you can sit and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere. There is also a beauty spa open all week called Lifestyle Health and Beauty which has all the latest treatments. We would like to encourage people who are working in the area to take our accommodation as it's near Cheltenham, Swindon, Bath and not far from Bristol.
    Hankerton is a small Cotswold village between Malmesbury and Tetbury. Swindon Bath and Cheltenham are near. Nearby Malmesbury is an historic town with a wonderful Abbey that you might wish to visit. You may also like to see the gardens tended by the celebrated naked gardeners next door! A little further, Tetbury has some wonderful antique shops and delicatessens to browse and the famous Highgrove Shop, which is well worth a visit. Within ten miles is the market town of Cirencester, which is at the heart of the Cotswolds and there are many shops and an interesting Roman museum. For water sports, one can enjoy an abundance of activities such as sailing, jet ski, kite surfing and fishing around the many lakes of the Cotswold Water Parks, a few miles away.
  • Sweet little cottage in the countryside. Rowena is a great hostess -- quick to reply to any messages and full of advice and suggestions for things to do. There are good pubs within walking distance. Having a car is definitely a plus if you want to do much exploring in the area beyond the immediate fields, though, we managed without one. While most of our walks were cut short by flooded fields, it was nice to explore the area and great to come back to the cottage to warm up with tea, brownies, and a good foot soak.

    Brittany2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to stay ☺️

    Anthony2020-01-15T00:00:00Z
  • A delightful visit! The cottage was well appointed and spotlessly clean and comfortable. Rowena was a very pleasant and helpful host. The local area is quiet and beautiful but not too far away from amenities. This was a perfect, quiet, relaxing and comfortable stay and is highly recommended for those wanting a ‘getaway’ from the big cities.

    Ian2020-01-09T00:00:00Z
  • It was a lovely couple of nights stay that we had at Rowena’s place. The cottage was lovely and very cosy. Everyone on the estate was very friendly and we couldn’t ask for a better time!

    Anton2020-01-04T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely place to retreat to. Friendly welcome and beautiful space.

    Sarah2020-01-02T00:00:00Z
  • We can highly recommend this place. Everything was perfect. We stayed there in December : The property was lovely and warm and I loved the fact that there was a bath with plenty of hot water: Great for after going on a hike across the fields. The homemade brownies were scrummy. The lodge is sparkling clean. As I have said, just perfect.

    Margaret2019-12-31T00:00:00Z
  • Really great place to stay.. would definitely recommend..

    Phil2019-12-22T00:00:00Z
  • The cottage is lovely.. and the hosts were very nice.. I would def recommend.

    Anthony2019-12-20T00:00:00Z
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    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Hankerton, United Kingdom

    Welcome to The Chapel, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. The Chapel is a stunning property located in the picturesque village of Poulton, close to Cirencester, the largest market town in the Cotswolds. Although small, Poulton has a well-regarded pub, a village shop and Post Office, and there is a children's playground and playing field. The village is very well placed for exploring the surrounding countryside, visiting the many beautiful towns and villages of the Cotswolds, or visiting famous places such as Bath, Oxford or Stratford-upon-Avon. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    The front door of the main house opens into the entrance hall, off which are the following rooms: Living room: This bright and spacious living area has oak flooring throughout and an impressive Cotswold stone feature wall. There is a large sofa, two leather armchairs, a wall-mounted Smart TV and a wood burning stove; Kitchen/breakfast room: This well-equipped, sociable space is perfect for entertaining and has plenty of natural light from the beautiful roof lantern and oak bi-fold doors. This room features an electric cooker with four-ring electric hob, Smeg fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle and filter coffee machine, plus a large wooden dining table with seating for eight guests. In addition, there is a breakfast bar with five stools and a wall-mounted Freeview TV; Utility room: Contains a washing machine and tumble dryer; Cloakroom: Contains a toilet and wash basin. Stairs lead up from the living room to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms: Master bedroom: A spacious and elegant room with high ceiling, original arched windows and Velux windows. This room contains a super king size bed, wardrobe, armchair and an ensuite bathroom, with a walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin; Bedroom 2: Located in the eaves, this lovely bedroom overlooks the garden and contains either two single beds or a king size bed, plus a wardrobe; Bedroom 3: Contains either two single beds or a king size bed, plus a wardrobe; Family bathroom: Contains a bath with overhead shower, toilet and wash basin. From the kitchen/breakfast room, double doors lead out across to the annexe, where the door opens directly into bedroom 4: Bedroom 4: A bright and spacious room with a king size bed, built-in closet, armchair and an ensuite bathroom, with a walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin. The lovely garden is accessed from the kitchen/breakfast room and has a patio and tiered decking area close to the property, with an outdoor table and seating for eight guests, plus a charcoal barbecue. From here, there is a long reaching lawn area bordered by trees, with a wonderful brook at the very far end, separated by a fence. Off-street parking is available for up to five cars on the gravel driveway.
    The Cotswolds are characterised by attractive small towns and villages, built of the underlying Cotswold stone (a yellow oolitic limestone). In the Middle Ages the wool trade made the Cotswolds prosperous and some of this money was put into the building of churches, leaving the area with a number of large handsome Cotswold stone "wool churches". The area remains affluent, which has encouraged the establishment of many high quality pubs, restaurants and antique shops.
  • Great place, just 5 minutes from Cirencester.

    Richard2020-02-17T00:00:00Z
  • Great place

    Inderdeep2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful property - perfect space for a family get together.

    sarah2020-01-20T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful property in an excellent location. The Chapel was easy to find thanks to clear instructions sent before our stay, and it was very clean and cosy, with plenty of space for eight people. The only slightly annoying thing was the shower in the annexe, which was breaking, but it was still useable so not too bad. Check in was very simple - we were even left a cake as a welcome gift. There are plenty of lovely walks nearby plus an amazing pub. We had a really wonderful weekend here. Thank you!

    Elizabeth2020-01-06T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful cottage, perfect for any time of year. Great stay!

    Scott2019-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • Nice spacious house, perfect for a family get together. Well equipped. It's warm and quiet.

    Lindsey And Tim2019-11-22T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely space. We were a group of eight so the size was perfect. The main bedroom and annexe are great sizes both with en suites and the other two bathrooms are still a comfortable size with a good sized family bathroom. Garden is gorgeous and would be perfect for summer, sadly the weather didn’t allow us to enjoy it. Kitchen is a great size and very practical. Local pub the Falcon is very welcoming and great food- highly recommend. Overall a fab stay.

    Hannah2019-11-03T00:00:00Z
  • We had a great stay at The Chapel, the property is stunning and the process from booking through to arriving was very easy. The space works really well for a group of 8, with both the kitchen/diner and lounge being good communal spaces. The enclosed garden was also great, especially for the dog.

    Anna2019-10-07T00:00:00Z
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    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    4

    Poulton, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    Welcome to Bury Fields Cottage, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. Bury Fields Cottage is a modern barn conversion and despite its rural appearance, the property is just a short walk from the centre of Bourton-on-the-Water, also known as the ‘Venice of the Cotswolds’, due to the River Windrush that flows peacefully though the village. Bourton has a wide range of traditional pubs, shops and restaurants and is surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside, and the many picturesque market towns and villages of the Cotswolds are all within easy reach, as are further afield places, such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Bath. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    Bury Fields Cottage is located off a farm track, just a short walk from the centre of Bourton-on-the-Water. The front door opens directly into the main living area and the following rooms: Living/dining room/galley: This bright and airy space provides a comfortable and sociable living area and contains a sofa, two bucket armchairs, electric flame effect fire and a wall-mounted Smart TV. The wooden dining table comfortably seats four. A staircase leads up from the living room to a gallery, with two large bean bags, two wicker chairs and a bookcase with a selection of books and games; Kitchen: This space has been thoughtfully designed and features an electric oven with four-ring induction hob, a dishwasher, fridge/freezer, kettle, microwave, toaster and filter coffee machine; Master bedroom: This room contains either a super king size bed or two single beds, and a combined chest of drawers and wardrobe; Bedroom 2: Another lovely room featuring a double wooden bed and a built-in cupboard; Family bathroom: Contains a walk-in rain shower with handheld shower attachment, toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail; Utility cupboard: Contains a washing machine/tumble dryer. Outside the front of the property there is a lovely decking area for guests to enjoy, surrounded by beautiful planters this area contains comfortable chairs, a sun parasol and a gas barbecue, as well as an outdoor table-tennis table. A safe, locked storage facility is also provided for guests who are keen cyclists. There is space on the driveway at the front of the property for up to four cars.
    Bourton-on-the-Water is arguably one of the most popular villages of the Cotswolds, especially amongst overseas visitors. Having been nicknamed the "Venice of the Cotswolds", its scenery is the main draw for travellers. The River Windrush meanders through beautiful English countryside before passing over rapids next to the Old Mill and arriving at Bourton. The river is fed from many springs, with the source approximately ten miles from the village and, after flowing under the bridges of Bourton, it passes other villages before eventually joining the Thames. There are various attractions in the village, including the famous Birdland, which is home to a variety of birds from around the world. Here visitors can see parrots, pelicans, flamingos and penguins to name just a few, with experienced keepers feeding the birds and leading demonstrations. The Model Village is well worth a visit, as Bourton is the only village in the Cotswolds to have a one-ninth scale replica of itself. It is carefully maintained and has all of the characterful buildings including the Old Water Mill and the Old New Inn. Those lucky enough to witness snow in the winter months will notice photographers at the model village trying to get the perfect picture of the snowy scene. Another family favourite is the Dragonfly Maze. This yew maze leads visitors through the labyrinth, gathering clues in order to find the pavilion in the centre which enables them to unlock the final secret! The maze was constructed by Kit Williams, author of the golden hare treasure hunt book, "Masquerade". Food & Drink Bourton has a variety of places to eat and drink, including cafes, tea rooms, pubs and restaurants, with a range of prices to suit all budgets. The list below is a small sample of the options available: The Chester House Hotel and The Croft Restaurant (www.chesterhousehotel.com): Breakfast, morning coffee, lunches and evening meals in a riverside restaurant. You can enjoy freshly prepared, local produce throughout the day and night, with seasonal specials added to the menu daily. The Duke of Wellington (www.dukeofwellingtonbourton.co.uk): A local village inn aiming to provide fresh home cooked food with a friendly service. There is a light snacking menu, a full menu and a wonderful range of desserts and hot beverages. As well as daily home cooked specials, on Sundays you can enjoy a traditional carvery with all the trimmings from 12-6pm. The Mousetrap Inn (www.mousetrap-inn.com): A traditionally run Cotswold stone Inn, with a history dating back to the building of the railways in the 18th Century. Serving home-made food, along with fantastic, locally brewed real ales. The Village Restaurant & Tearooms (www.thevillagerestaurant.co.uk): Traditional, home cooked food in a friendly atmosphere, overlooking the river Windrush, in the heart of Bourton-on-the-Water.
  • Superb accommodation, very comfortable beds, everything you need, home from home. great location, short walk into Bourton-on-water.

    Jackie2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely little cottage in a great location. Dog friendly and loads of tips and ideas of things to do in the area. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this property to others!

    Emily2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • We met Richard shortly after our arrival. Very welcoming and gave all the details we needed. The barn was in excellent condition and perfect for 2 couples and a little one. Cleanliness, information, parking, amenities, value for money - all spot on! If you ever wanted an excellent stay in the Cotswolds, stay here. Thank you for a perfect weekend.

    Gareth2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • Great place and amazing hospitality. Would definitely visit again.

    Sunny2020-01-05T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect place for a Cotswolds getaway

    Andrew2019-12-29T00:00:00Z
  • We had such a wonderful 3 day stay at this lovely cottage. The location was perfect for us with our dog and the long country walks and quick walk into the beautiful village made for a great stay. The accommodation was perfect too - everything we needed and very comfortable too. Many thanks to Patricia and Richard for such a lovely stay.

    Loretta2019-12-04T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastic accommodation and hosts. We wouldn’t hesitate to book again.

    Aimee2019-11-25T00:00:00Z
  • Great listing, beyond expectations! A 5-10 minute walk from the property will take you to the heart of Burton. The kitchen is small, but all kinds of facilities and equipment are available. The bathroom has shower gel and shampoo and conditioner. The bedding in the bedroom is comfortable. The surrounding scenery is very beautiful. In addition to the farm, there is also a special venue for walking dogs. The dogs here are very close and very cute. The hostess is very warm and friendly, thank you very much. Very recommended to stay. The kitchen is small, but all amenities are available. The kitchen is shower gel and shampoo, conditioner. The central location of Burton-on-the-water can be reached in 5-10 minutes from the property. The scenery are is beautiful. The addition is the farm, there is a dog-walking special site. The dogs are are very cute. The hosts are warm and friendly, thank you very much. Very recommed.

    Yian2019-10-21T00:00:00Z
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    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    Welcome to Castle Mews, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. Castle Mews is a hidden gem of a cottage, at the end of a short row of cottages tucked away down a gated passageway, right in the heart of the lovely market town of Cirencester. In Roman times Cirencester was known as “Corinium”, when it was the second largest town in Britain, a history that is celebrated in its local museum. Nowadays, Cirencester is the largest town in the Cotswolds, enabling it to support a wide range of pubs, restaurants and shops, all housed in beautiful honey-coloured Cotswold stone buildings. The town is surrounded by stunning countryside and beautiful Cotswold villages, as well as being an ideal base for visiting further afield places, such as Bath, Oxford or even a day trip into London. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    Castle Mews is very peacefully located, down a gated passageway off Castle street, a beautiful street in the heart of Cirencester. There is a lovely enclosed courtyard garden at the front of the cottage, which leads to the front door. The door opens into the open plan ground floor: Living/dining area: The relaxing living and dining space contains a comfy sofa, an armchair and a wooden dining table, with seating for two. Discretely hidden away in a wooden cabinet is a small SMART TV and DVD player; Kitchen area: The lovely kitchen area is very well laid out and contains a two ring induction hob, electric oven, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster and a washing machine/tumble dryer. Stairs lead up from the living area to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms: Bedroom: A lovely eaves room, with oak beams and a ledge and brace door, which contains a king size bed; Dressing room: A nice additional space, which contains a sofa, a dressing table and a free standing towel rail; Bathroom: Contains a bath with overhead shower, toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail. Returning downstairs, a stable door leads out from the kitchen area to a small, enclosed courtyard garden at the back of the cottage, which contains a table and two seats. The garden area at the front of the cottage is larger and is a beautiful place to sit outside and relax, containing two comfy chairs and a small table.
    Bourton-on-the-Water is arguably one of the most popular villages of the Cotswolds, especially amongst overseas visitors. Having been nicknamed the "Venice of the Cotswolds", its scenery is the main draw for travellers. The River Windrush meanders through beautiful English countryside before passing over rapids next to the Old Mill and arriving at Bourton. The river is fed from many springs, with the source approximately ten miles from the village and, after flowing under the bridges of Bourton, it passes other villages before eventually joining the Thames. There are various attractions in the village, including the famous Birdland, which is home to a variety of birds from around the world. Here visitors can see parrots, pelicans, flamingos and penguins to name just a few, with experienced keepers feeding the birds and leading demonstrations. The Model Village is well worth a visit, as Bourton is the only village in the Cotswolds to have a one-ninth scale replica of itself. It is carefully maintained and has all of the characterful buildings including the Old Water Mill and the Old New Inn. Those lucky enough to witness snow in the winter months will notice photographers at the model village trying to get the perfect picture of the snowy scene. Another family favourite is the Dragonfly Maze. This yew maze leads visitors through the labyrinth, gathering clues in order to find the pavilion in the centre which enables them to unlock the final secret! The maze was constructed by Kit Williams, author of the golden hare treasure hunt book, "Masquerade".
  • Fantastic place!

    Kyle2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • It’s fantastic

    Sally2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • We loved to stay at this cosy cottage! All you need is available. (Kitchen, pots, cuttlery, etc.) It was very clean and central located. Pubs, shops, restaurants are within minutes to be reached. We booked the cottage last minute for a New Years break and the booking went smootlhy and very quick! so all in all a perfect holiday getaway for exploring Oxford, Bath and the Cotswolds! :-)

    Jasmin2020-01-05T00:00:00Z
  • Highly recommended since I really love the house and it has everything I need. The location is also perfect, Tesco is just opposite the street and besides there is so many restaurants and coffee shop. Super!

    Lu2019-10-14T00:00:00Z
  • Castle Mews cottage is a perfect base for exploring Cirencester and the surrounding villages. The cottage is beautiful with everything you might need provided. It is right in town tucked away in a peaceful spot. We had lovely walks in Cirencester Park and the Abbey gardens and a great lunch in the Fleece

    Jayne2019-09-02T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastic and central spot in Cirencester! Lovely little touches and will definitely return!

    Philip2019-08-26T00:00:00Z
  • This is a little gem. Right in the middle of Cirencester but tucked away. Very stylish and spotlessly clean with everything you could want.

    Alison2019-07-26T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely clean place in a very central location.

    Sam2019-06-30T00:00:00Z
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    1

    Cirencester, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    COVID - APRIL STAYS ACCEPTED FOR VALID REASONS eg protection of older relatives, essential workers etc. Contact us to discuss. Dating back to 1624 and immaculately restored this beautiful little one bedroom designer cottage simply oozes character. With its own good sized garden and panoramic country views it is located in the historic and peaceful village of Tarlton whilst being close to chic Cirencester and Prince Charles’ Tetbury. A perfect romantic retreat to get-away from it all.
    The owners, an art advisor and writer, have taken great care in creating a unique interior of great style in a restoration of the highest quality. All the original features have been retained with natural floors, beamed ceilings and an inglenook fireplace. There are velvet sofas, beautiful oriental carpets, fine art and classic books. Lighting is discrete and atmospheric whilst a log stove provides a delightful atmosphere. Create a meal in the hand-made kitchen before dining on the farmhouse table using vintage china and crystal glasses. There is a Nespresso machine and milk frother for coffees. The bathroom features a Venetian mirror, deep-pile towels, complimentary toiletries and a free-standing bath (heaps of hot water) with country views. The latest in LED televisions, with freeview and Apple TV is located upstairs in the bedroom (not available downstairs) together with a DVD player and varied films. There is unlimited free and upgraded high speed wi-fi. Private off street parking for two medium or one large car. Large private garden with outdoor sofa seating area with soft cushions (stored in box). The orchard area has a table and two chairs . The cottage is private and independent. We do not usually meet our guests. Tarlton is a pretty and sleepy hamlet, off the beaten track but within ten minutes of the historic market towns of Cirencester and Tetbury. A mile away via country path or dirt road is the local pub, the Tunnel House, originally built to house workers on the canal tunnel, whose 19th century classical entrance is adjacent. For excellent gastro-pubs The Bell at Sapperton, Wild Duck, Trouble House Inn, Potting Shed and Village Pub Barnsley are within 10 mins drive. For fine dining try Barnsley House, Calcot Manor or The Rectory. From the doorstep there is excellent walking through the Bathurst Estate with the source of the Thames about a mile away. Within half an hour are the widely varied attractions of the entire Cotswold region. The cities of Bath, Bristol & Cheltenham are all within one hours drive. A car is necessary for all but the most determined. There is a direct London rail service two miles away served by a taxi service. Babes in arms and small well behaved pets possible upon request. There is a pet charge of £30 per pet per stay, payable upon confirmation and subject to acceptance.
    Tarlton is a pretty and sleepy hamlet, off the beaten track but within ten minutes of the historic market towns of Cirencester and Tetbury. It is close to the heart of the scenic Cotswold region with major attractions like Stow, Chipping Camden and Burford and bigger destinations like Bath and Cheltenham all within about 40 minutes drive. Only slightly farther afield are Shakespeare's Stratford, Stonehenge, Blenheim Palace and the dreaming spires of Oxford. Asphodel is a perfect base to relax or explore. Locally just a mile away via country path or dirt road is the local pub, the Tunnel House, originally built to house workers on the canal tunnel, whose 19th century classical entrance is adjacent. There are excellent gastro-pubs like The Bell at Sapperton, Trouble House Inn, Potting Shed (below) and Village Pub Barnsley all within just ten minutes drive. For special occasions there are critically acclaimed destinations like Barnsley House, Calcot Manor or The Rectory. But you don't always need 'destinations'. One of the delights of the Cotswolds is touring the picturesque country lanes and discovering picture postcard villages where the tourist buses never venture. Relax in the garden of the village cafe or by the fire in the historic pub. All our local recommendations and secrets are revealed in your cottage welcome guide.
  • Perfect postcard cottage located just minutes from Cirencester centre. The place was a dream and was a perfect place to relax, unwind and forget about reality. We went with out 5 month old and dog and lived every second. We will be sure to visit again!

    Roxanna2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Idyllic cottage in beautiful surroundings, a lovely place to relax and unwind. Comfortable stay, well equipped and homely. Hope to stay again. 😊

    Jen2020-02-28T00:00:00Z
  • A beautiful, idyllic cottage. The perfect place to relax and take in the beautiful scenery. The cottage is ideally located to several places of interest and award winning eateries. The garden is absolutely beautiful and so incredibly peaceful. We loved the little touches waiting for us on arrival, the local produce basket, logs and kindling for the open fire and the most stunning roll top Bath. We can’t wait to visit again!

    Sally2020-02-21T00:00:00Z
  • A great little cottage, ideally placed for those country walks , visits to the local welcoming hostelries and drives to some enchanting surrounding villages and towns. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    Denise2020-02-07T00:00:00Z
  • A perfect location for a long weekend away. Stunning cottage and gardens, even though it was the wrong time of year to sit in the sun it was the perfect place to have an early morning coffee and admire the views! Martin was a great host and we would definitely recommend a stay in this beautiful cottage.

    Sarah2020-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful cosy and quaint cottage with brilliant amenities, could not recommend enough if a relaxing break is what you are after!

    Andrew2020-01-30T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful cottage in a gorgeous village but also close enough to local towns and tourist spots. I will definitely consider coming back in summer as didn’t manage to make use of the garden, which was stunning.

    Adele2020-01-17T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to stay, stunning property, cosy and perfect for a couples break away to relax.

    Gary2019-12-15T00:00:00Z
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    Cottage


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Cirencester, Glos, United Kingdom

    Welcome to Oyster Barn, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. Oyster Barn is a beautifully converted barn, peacefully located within the grounds of the owners' property, in the picturesque Cotswold village of Naunton. The village benefits from a well regarded pub, and is surrounded by stunning rolling countryside, with many walks available directly from the door of the cottage. The famous market towns of Bourton-on-the-Water and Stow-on-the-Wold are nearby, and the cottage is well placed for exploring the whole Cotswold region, as well as famous places such as Oxford, Blenheim Palace and Stratford-upon-Avon. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    Oyster Barn sits in the grounds of the owner’s property. The main entrance to the cottage is via a stable door into the kitchen, with the well laid out ground floor containing the following rooms: Living room: A stylish and bright room, with a wealth of character features, including an exposed Cotswold stone alcove leading to the kitchen, oak beams, a traditional wooden settle, and a feature stone fireplace with wood burning stove. Two sofas provide plenty of comfortable seating, and there is a large Smart TV plus a DVD player, plus a selection of books, toys and games. Wooden French doors lead directly out to the patio area in front of the cottage; Kitchen/dining area: Accessed from the living room via the Cotswold stone alcove, the country style kitchen is beautifully presented, with maps illustrating walks and other local areas of interest, and is equipped with a double electric oven, four ring ceramic hob, fridge, slimline dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster and cafetiere. There is a dining table with seating for six, and a stable door opens onto the patio area outside. Stairs lead up from the living room to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms: Bedroom 1: A beautiful, well proportioned eaves room, with exposed beams, which contains a king size bed and a wall mounted Freeview TV and DVD player. There is an ensuite bathroom, which contains a free standing bath with handheld shower attachment, walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin; Bedroom 2: Another lovely eaves room, with exposed beams, which contains either a king size bed or two 75cm wide single beds. There is also a mounted Freeview TV and DVD player, and a built in wardrobe; Wet room: Conveniently located adjacent to bedroom 2, this bathroom contains a walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin. A freezer is provided in the garage which is exclusive for guests to use. The open patio area outside the cottage faces the owner's property, and has a table with seating for four. The Oyster Barn garden is separate from the property and is located just past the log store. Beautiful wooden steps lead up to the attractive main garden comprising of a fenced patio area with a garden table and chairs plus a barbecue, in addition there is a small grassed orchard area with a nice wooden seat and a drinks rest. The garden has lovely views of the owners’ garden and surrounding countryside and is the perfect place to relax. Two off street parking spaces are available, with one space in an open garage attached to the property and a further allocated space on the driveway - the owners have access to the garage, where tools and gardening equipment for the property are stored.
    The Cotswolds are characterised by attractive small towns and villages, built of the underlying Cotswold stone (a yellow oolitic limestone). In the Middle Ages the wool trade made the Cotswolds prosperous and some of this money was put into the building of churches, leaving the area with a number of large handsome Cotswold stone "wool churches". The area remains affluent, which has encouraged the establishment of many high quality pubs, restaurants and antique shops.
  • We had an amazing time and Douglas and Penny are wonderful hosts. The home is beautiful and we were able to do some amazing walks right from the front door. We had everything we needed to cook and visited the local pub where we felt welcome and had a nice meal. Seeing the pheasants in the garden was a nice surprise! Highly recommend!

    Beth2020-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful cottage, really cosy and full of character. We loved the log fire and thoughtful welcome pack of goodies. Couldn’t fault the location either — great local pub and within easy distance of many quintessential Cotswolds towns. We had an amazing weekend and will definitely be back!

    Alex2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful cotagge, very comfortable, impeccable and perfectly equipped. We appreciate all the items for breakfast and cleaning. Property highly recommended.

    Oscar2020-01-06T00:00:00Z
  • Such an amazing cottage, close to so many beautiful Cotswolds villages. Very clean, comfortable and quiet- had everything we could possibly need! Great pub in village too.

    Maggie2019-11-24T00:00:00Z
  • A great little cottage, perfect for exploring the Cotswolds. Naunton is a cute little village with just a local pub which served great pub food. Loved the little welcome touches such as croissants, bread and jam ;)

    Leo2019-11-18T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely cottage, perfect with the log fire in an evening. A great location for neighbouring towns like stow on the wold and boughton on the water and daylesford farm. Wouldn’t hesitate to come back next year, thank you.

    Rebecca2019-11-08T00:00:00Z
  • Penny and Doug are the most delightful hosts; ready to offer advice and help when needed, but not intrusive. Oyster Barn is a spotless, well-equipped, beautifully furnished home-away-from-home perfect for exploring the Cotswolds. We loved the welcome gift of eggs, milk, bread and Penny's home made jam. The Black Horse pub, a 5 minute walk away, offers delicious food and hospitality. We would definitely recommend choosing Oyster Barn and the village of Naunton for your visit to this area!

    Catherine2019-10-11T00:00:00Z
  • As new inside - great location- fabulous Black Horse Inn a short walk away. 2 bed , 2 bath, plenty of space. Everything very organised. Brilliant hosts. 10/10 , 5 stars!

    Brad2019-09-15T00:00:00Z
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    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Naunton, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

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    A stunning, luxury hand crafted cabin with your own private wood fired hot tub and wood burning oven located in the beautiful North Cotswold Countryside. A haven to escape to. During the Summer months Jed's Shed is situated in a secret site location on the edge of Mickleton or Broad Campden - in September it will then move to it's Winter location with our 4 other cabins on the main site in Mickleton IF BOOKED CHECK OUR OTHER CABINS - Mirt's Mansion, DJ's Digs, Poppy's Pad, Daisy's Den
    The houses have a cosy double bedroom with bifold doors opening onto a small wooden floating deck- a great chill out area for those balmy Summer days. The micro kitchen houses a small fridge with ice box, double gas hob and hot and cold water to the sink. On the covered deck you will find your own double wood fired hot tub (emptied and cleaned between all guests) and a wood burner with oven and grill to cook up a scrumptious supper. A flush toilet is accessed from the deck and a unique, outside, hot water bucket style shower provides washing facilities for the Summer months. The cabins are designed to be off grid with solar powered 12v electric for the fridge, lighting and charging your electric devices. In the Winter the cabins will be sited on our campsite where a double shower block is available together with an electric socket to run a heater.
  • Lovely little getaway, very private and beautifully finished. Great communication from Tanya.

    Abbie2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Great spot and host! Weather was absolutely appalling (storm Ciara) but we didn’t feel it with the log burner and hot tub! Ideally situated to get to lots of places in the Cotswolds and beyond. The cabin itself is a little on the small side but as advertised. It has everything you need though and with better weather you wouldn’t notice as much. Would highly recommend overall.

    Gordon2020-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • We have just returned from the most beautiful experience at Jed’s Shed. Absolutely beautiful setting, clean and stylish accommodation and very friendly, helpful hosts! The views are AMAZING! Lovely and clean shower block with a nice warm shower! Very refreshing stepping out afterwards! The log burner keeps you nice and toasty even on the coldest of days, we even managed to make a pizza and cook it for our dinner! Very comfortable bed and lovely stylish finishes. The hot tub is an extra bonus! Absolute heaven sitting in there watching the stars in January! I didn’t want to leave!

    Grace2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • Great stay and the hot tub was a lovely addition.

    Emily2020-01-15T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to stay.

    Dean2020-01-02T00:00:00Z
  • The perfect place for a romantic cosy getaway. I stayed in Jeds Shed over the weekend and would highly recommend it. Tanya was very helpful on my arrival and showed me how to used the fires/hot tub. It’s nice and private with lovely views of the country side. There are some good pubs nearby for food and drinks too, within walking distance. The accommodation was clean, stylish and had everything you need! I would definitely return here. Thank you Tanya

    Lucinda2019-11-25T00:00:00Z
  • Loved my stay - thank you. A lovely welcome and attentive hosts throughout. I went to shut off from London life for a few days and it was so worth it! The views, the quiet and facilities were all perfect and I’d recommend to anyone.

    Natalie2019-10-25T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful views and great host

    Chloe2019-10-20T00:00:00Z
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    Tiny house


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Mickleton, England, United Kingdom

    Welcome to Barn End Cottage, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. Barn End Cottage is a stylish property located in the peaceful village of Broad Campden, close to the famous Cotswold market town of Chipping Campden. The village benefits from a well-regarded pub and is surrounded by stunning countryside and many lovely walks are accessible directly from the cottage. Chipping Campden contains a wide range of small shops, tea rooms and restaurants, and the many other beautiful towns and villages of the Cotswolds are all just a short drive away, as are well known places such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Blenheim Palace. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    Barn End Cottage is a semi-detached property located on a quiet country lane. The front door opens into an entrance hall, off which are the following rooms: Living/dining room: This spacious living area with lovely wooden flooring has a sofa (which can be set up as a single sofa bed upon request), a smart armchair and a trunk serving as a coffee table. The wood burning stove creates a cosy feel in winter and there is a Smart TV with access to Now TV. This L-shaped living space has a separate area for the dining table, which comfortably seats five; Kitchen: A well presented space, complete with an electric oven, four-ring induction hob, a fridge with small freezer compartment, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster and Tassimo coffee machine; Cloakroom: Contains a toilet and wash basin. Stairs lead up from the living area to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms: Master bedroom: With sloping ceilings and exposed beams, this characterful room in the eaves has views over the lane. There is a king size bed and chest of drawers for storage; Bedroom 2: Also in the eaves, this room contains a double bed, chest of drawers and coat rack; Family bathroom: A stylish bathroom which contains a bath with overhead shower, toilet and wash basin. The shared gravel driveway has parking for two cars.
    The Cotswolds are characterised by attractive small towns and villages, built of the underlying Cotswold stone (a yellow oolitic limestone). In the Middle Ages the wool trade made the Cotswolds prosperous and some of this money was put into the building of churches, leaving the area with a number of large handsome Cotswold stone "wool churches". The area remains affluent, which has encouraged the establishment of many high quality pubs, restaurants and antique shops.
  • This is a lovely cottage, finished to a high standard. It was brilliantly clean and had everything we needed for a weekend stay. The pub in the village is great, and it's only a 25 min walk to Chipping Camden.

    Anna2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
  • Cosy cottage in the heart of the Cotswolds, exceptionally clean with thoughtful touches. A great base to explore the countryside- with a very professional and reliable checkin procedure. Thanks for a lovely trip!

    Hannah2020-01-05T00:00:00Z
  • My family of 5 stayed at the barn end cottage. We had no trouble finding it and it was a perfect size for 5. It was warm and cosy with great access to the Cotswolds villages and public foot paths. We had a great stay!

    Brogan2019-12-08T00:00:00Z
  • Great cottage in a beautiful setting. Had a great holiday.

    Ruth2019-11-15T00:00:00Z
  • What a wonderful cottage to stay in to explore the Cotswolds! A great base to get to the little villages nearby. The cottage is cosy, modern and has all the facilities you need after a day of mooching.

    Jane2019-11-08T00:00:00Z
  • The cottage is very nice, comfortable, and cozy. We spent more than 2 weeks there and discovered, close to wonderful picturesque villages (Chipping Campden, Broadway ..), Broad Campden is also very pretty. Directions for arrival are accurate .Ideal for visiting the North Cotswolds.

    Cyril2019-08-04T00:00:00Z
  • Our visit at the cottage was fantastic. Great location for touring the cotswolds as well as close walks and a fantastic pub near by. We loved our stay and the cottage was a perfect mix of old world charm and modern design. Thanks again!

    Briana2019-07-14T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely cottage, very comfortable! Speedy responses and helpful manager. Would certainly stay again!

    Alex2019-03-15T00:00:00Z
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    Accommodates

    5


    Bedrooms

    2

    Broad Campden, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    Welcome to Brook Cottage, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. Brook Cottage is one of the most idyllically situated properties in the Cotswolds, sitting on a quiet lane overlooking fields, with only the soothing sound of the babbling brook outside to break the silence. Despite the tranquil setting, the cottage is in the historic heart of Blockley, which is a peaceful, yet thriving village, with two pubs, a community owned village shop & café, a historic Norman church and a childrens' playground. Blockley has numerous beautiful walks on its doorstep and is well located for exploring the many beautiful market towns and villages of the North Cotswolds, as well as further afield places, such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Blenheim Palace and Oxford. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    Walking along Blockley Brook leads you to Brook Cottage’s front door, which opens into: Living room: A cosy, beautifully furnished room, with a stone mullion window with window seat, wooden beams, a large inglenook fireplace with a cosy wood burning stove and a flat-panel TV. The living room is also used for dining and it contains an extendable dining table, with seating for up to four people. The living room then leads into: Kitchen: For a small cottage, the beautifully decorated kitchen is very well equipped, including a cooker with hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and washer dryer. Returning to the living room, a narrow, steep staircase leads up to a small first floor hallway, off which is: Bedroom 2: A cosy bedroom, with exposed beams and brickwork, containing a double bed next to the stone mullion window, which looks out to fields and the brook below. The main bathroom is accessed via bedroom 1 and this contains a bath with handheld shower attachment, basin and toilet. The staircase continues up into the gable of the house, opening out to: Master bedroom: Another cosy double bedroom, with exposed beams and a stone mullion window, bedroom 2 also has an en-suite toilet and basin. Heading back downstairs and into the kitchen, double doors lead out into the fully enclosed, south-westerly facing garden, which contains a paved area and decking at the end of the garden. There is an outdoor table and chairs, with a gas barbecue provided in the Summer. Outside the front door is a small garden area, with a stone bench, which looks down the lane to the brook running past the cottage.
    Blockley is a popular village in the Cotswolds which is found within a triangle formed by three renowned market towns: Chipping Campden to the North, Moreton-in-Marsh to the South East and Stow-on-the-Wold to the South. Being close to these three towns has led to increased footfall in the village, bringing with it good quality pubs and a lovely village shop/café. As the village is away from main roads, it avoids the heavy tourist traffic and so visitors can get a real sense of rural life, enjoying the rolling countryside which falls within the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The peaceful Blockley Brook attracts tourists and locals as a quiet place to relax in the warmer months. This brook, together with the other brook in the village, played a part in Blockley's history as there were once 12 water mills which provided work in various industries over the centuries, including silk production and flour milling.
  • Charming and cozy cottage! Highly recommend it. Located in the beautiful Cotswold town as well!

    Jessica2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • This place is truly magical. We had the most amazing stay, it was the perfect location and so beautiful- the pictures do not do it justice. We really recommend and will definitely return! The hosts were very generous and flexible with our checkout which was most appreciated.

    Jaime2020-01-20T00:00:00Z
  • Great stay. Lovely cottage in a beautiful setting. Very good location and perfect for the dog.

    Olivia2020-01-17T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful Cottage, excellent kitchen, had a lovely time with the girlfriends

    Jacinda2019-04-28T00:00:00Z
  • We had such an amazing two night stay with character cottages! The space is super charming and the location is just perfect! Highly recommend staying here!

    Brad2019-04-22T00:00:00Z
  • Brook cottage is very cosy with the log burner. It was very relaxing to hear the brook bubbling away in the evening.

    Laurent2019-01-21T00:00:00Z
  • Delightful! Great kitchen, comfortable and in the most lovely location.

    William2018-07-31T00:00:00Z
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    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Blockley, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    Welcome to Heath Cottage, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. Heath Cottage is a beautiful, Grade II listed cottage, located close to the heart of the famous Cotswolds market town of Stow-on-the-Wold. Sitting on top of a hill, Stow is well known for its many antique shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as for the many lovely walks through the surrounding Cotswold countryside that are accessible directly from the town. The history of the town is beautifully preserved, including a medieval stone cross in the market square, the old town stocks and a number of alleyways for the passage of sheep being herded to market. Stow is also ideally positioned for exploring the wider region, including the many beautiful towns and villages of the Cotswolds, as well as further afield places, such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Bath. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    Heath Cottage is located at the end of a short row of Cotswold stone cottages. The front door opens directly from the street into the dining room, and the following rooms are on the well laid out ground floor area: Living room: A spacious, dual aspect room, with a wealth of character features, including a flagstone floor, oak beams, exposed Cotswold stone, and a large inglenook fireplace with a cosy wood burning stove. The room is furnished with a large corner sofa, which comfortably seats four, a large footstool, comfortable window seat, and a Smart TV; Dining room: Another lovely, character filled room, with a large, ornamental inglenook fireplace and original exposed oak beams, which contains a large dining table with seating for six. A fridge freezer is also located in this room; Kitchen: Accessed from the dining room, the kitchen contains an electric oven, four-ring electric hob, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, kettle and toaster. A door from the kitchen leads out to the courtyard garden. A steep, winding staircase leads up from the dining room to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms: Master bedroom: A beautiful room, which contains a king size sleigh bed, fitted wardrobe, and a dressing table with a mirror; Family bathroom: Contains a bath with handheld shower attachment, walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin; The second floor bedrooms are in the beautiful eaves of the cottage, and are accessed from the first floor landing by separate steep staircases, with low beams, which open directly into each bedroom: Bedroom two: Contains a king size bed and a fitted wardrobe; Bedroom three: Contains a fitted double bed, fitted wardrobe, and a chest of drawers with a mirror. A door from the kitchen leads out to an enclosed courtyard garden, which catches the late afternoon sun. There is a table with seating for six, a charcoal barbecue, and a shed that can be used to store bikes. At the end of the garden there is one allocated off street parking space.
    Located in the north Cotswolds, Stow-on-the-Wold is one of the principal market towns in the region. The main feature of the town is the historic market square which used to play host to the annual sheep fairs where, at the height of the Cotswold wool industry, up to 20,000 sheep were sold at one time. The market square is steeped in history and has two features which date back to the medieval period. At one end of the square there is the medieval cross which was erected to urge traders to carry out fair business under the eyes of God, and at the far end stand the town stocks which are found in the shadows of the old elm tree. Originally known as Edwardstow or Stow St Edward after the town's patron saint Edward, the town's church is also named after him. The church is just 100 yards from the town square and is a lovely place for locals and tourists alike to get some peace from the bustling market square. The north door is guarded by two yew trees and is a focal point of the town. Stow has traditional narrow alleyways, or "tures" as they were once known, which wind their way through the centre of the town. It is these same alleyways that were once used to channel the sheep to the fair. Another point of interest in the town is the well in Well Lane which is now a Grade II Listed Building. As a result of the rather unique geology of the area, water held in the higher layers of the limestone bursts out of various fissures on the slopes and two do still work as wells now. Food & Drink Stow has numerous places to eat and drink, with a range of cuisines and prices to suit all tastes and budgets. The list below is a small sample of the range of options available: The Queens Head Inn (www.donnington-brewery.com/the_queens_head_stow_on_the_wold): The Queens Head is a traditional town pub, owned by the local Donnington brewery. Here locals mix with tourists who are unsurprisingly attracted into this lovely old pub. Good traditional pub food and ale, in a great atmosphere; The Sheep (www.thesheepstow.co.uk): A seasonal menu with pizzas being a major focus. There is a wood-fired oven in the restaurant, where you can watch your freshly made pizza cook; The Talbot: Laid back drinking, eating and coffees in a traditional meeting place for the town slap bang in the Square. Sofas, original paintings, rickety old tables and chairs, with staff who are under the threat of death if they are not friendly! White Hart (www.thewhitehartstow.com): A 'boutique' style Inn, which has recently been beautifully refurbished throughout. The Inn boasts two cosy bars, lots of open fires and an atmospheric dining room. Hearty food is served during the day, with finer dining in the evening. All food is sourced locally and prepared on the premises; The Bell (www.thebellatstow.com): The Bell at Stow is the perfect country pub. Behind the ivy-clad façade lies a charming, stylish interior with the warmest of welcomes. A favourite with the locals, The Bell is open all day every day offering everything from a pint of well-kept cask ale through to a delicious three-course supper. Friday evenings are legendary for the Champagne Happy Hour at 5pm - grab a seat if you can as the weekend gets off to the perfect start! Stow has a Tesco and a Co-op for regular food purchases and, for special treats, there is a traditional butcher's shop and a number of delicatessens specialising in local produce, including: Lambournes Butchers (www.lambournesbutchers.co.uk): A family owned, multi-award winning traditional butchers, renowned for locally-produced meat, poultry and game, sourced from hand-picked suppliers. Referring to the owner, the BBC's Adam Henson has observed that "what Bob doesn't know about sausages isn't worth knowing"; Cotswold Food Store and Café (www.cotswoldfoodstore.co.uk): The Cotswold Food Store and Café offers a huge variety of delicious local foods, ranging from locally sourced vegetables, meat, eggs and bread to charcuterie, hams and pates in its deli counter. The adjoining café offers freshly prepared meals by resident chef Sonya Kidney, along with home-made cakes, biscuits and light bites; Hamptons Fine Foods (www.hamptons-hampers.co.uk): Hamptons offer a wide range of quality foods to discerning customers. The shelves are packed with exclusive and delicious fine foods that one would not normally find in the mass outlets. A veritable Aladdin's cave. Hamptons specialise in gourmet hampers which can be collected from their shop or delivered direct.
  • We had a wonderful stay! The cottage was perfect and as per the pictures provided. I would recommend that anyone stay here, it is in a lovely location too - in walking distance to the local amenities. I must note that: if you are tall you might bump your head quite a lot! :)

    Natasha2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing stay. Lovely cottage in a great location.

    Ash2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Stunning cottage, very helpful and communicative team. Will definitely come and visit again!

    Sophie2020-01-20T00:00:00Z
  • Charming cottage in a good location, if a trifle noisy from the traffic. Otherwise, everything you could want in a Cotswold cottage.

    David2020-01-17T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastic location, cosy cottage. Would stay again

    Leo2020-01-02T00:00:00Z
  • Very cute little cottage full of character in a perfect location to access other little cotswold villages. Would definitely stay again!

    Emma2019-12-01T00:00:00Z
  • The property we stayed in was a delightful Cotswold cottage in a great location within easy walking distance to the town.

    Elaine2019-11-24T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect character cottage to enjoy a break with the family in the Cotwolds. Very spacious for 5 people, log fire was great, character features are really pretty and add to the place. Well stocked kitchen. Very good sized bathroom. Characterful bedrooms. Perfectly located for walks and for the town of Stow. Good parking, near to all local pubs. Nearby main road is not really audible and very handy to have BP MandS and Majestic Wine opposite. Good communication with hosts. Would recommend highly.

    Jonathan2019-11-04T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    3

    Stow-on-the-Wold, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    Welcome to The Sanctuary, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. The Sanctuary forms part of a converted church with an enviable position just moments from the market square in the picturesque market town of Stow-on-the-Wold. Sitting on top a hill, surrounded by the stunning Cotswold countryside, Stow is famous for its historic buildings and its wide range of restaurants, traditional pubs and antique shops. It is an ideal base for exploring the region, including the many lovely towns and villages of the Cotswolds, as well as further afield places such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Bath. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    The main door of the building opens into a communal lobby and The Sanctuary’s front door opens into a hallway, off which are the following rooms, all with underfloor heating: Living/dining room/kitchen: This smart open plan living space has been finished to a high standard with wooden floors and a high west-facing window which floods the living area with natural light. There is a sofa bed, a Smart TV with access to Netflix and a DVD player. An extendable wooden table with seating for four divides the living area and kitchen, and the latter has Shaker-style units and is equipped with an electric oven, four-ring induction hob, fridge, toaster, kettle, cafetière, water filter and dishwasher; Cloakroom: Contains a toilet and wash basin. Stairs lead up from the hallway into the master bedroom. The following rooms are on the first floor, both with underfloor heating: Master bedroom: This unique room has a stunning church window and a glass balcony overlooking the living area below. This room contains either two single beds or a king size bed, an elegant chest of drawers, a mirror, a writing desk with a comfy chair and radio; Family bathroom: This stunning space is dominated by the original floor-to-ceiling stone arched window, complemented by smart flooring and stylish tiles. It contains a walk-in rain shower with handheld shower attachment, toilet and wash basin. There is free on-street parking a short walk from the property, and there are pay and display options close by if needed.
    Located in the north Cotswolds, Stow-on-the-Wold is one of the principal market towns in the region. The main feature of the town is the historic market square which used to play host to the annual sheep fairs where, at the height of the Cotswold wool industry, up to 20,000 sheep were sold at one time. The market square is steeped in history and has two features which date back to the medieval period. At one end of the square there is the medieval cross which was erected to urge traders to carry out fair business under the eyes of God, and at the far end stand the town stocks which are found in the shadows of the old elm tree. Originally known as Edwardstow or Stow St Edward after the town's patron saint Edward, the town's church is also named after him. The church is just 100 yards from the town square and is a lovely place for locals and tourists alike to get some peace from the bustling market square. The north door is guarded by two yew trees and is a focal point of the town. Stow has traditional narrow alleyways, or "tures" as they were once known, which wind their way through the centre of the town. It is these same alleyways that were once used to channel the sheep to the fair. Another point of interest in the town is the well in Well Lane which is now a Grade II Listed Building. As a result of the rather unique geology of the area, water held in the higher layers of the limestone bursts out of various fissures on the slopes and two do still work as wells now. Food & Drink Stow has numerous places to eat and drink, with a range of cuisines and prices to suit all tastes and budgets. The list below is a small sample of the range of options available: The Queens Head Inn (www.donnington-brewery.com/the_queens_head_stow_on_the_wold): The Queens Head is a traditional town pub, owned by the local Donnington brewery. Here locals mix with tourists who are unsurprisingly attracted into this lovely old pub. Good traditional pub food and ale, in a great atmosphere; The Sheep (www.thesheepstow.co.uk): A seasonal menu with pizzas being a major focus. There is a wood-fired oven in the restaurant, where you can watch your freshly made pizza cook; The Talbot: Laid back drinking, eating and coffees in a traditional meeting place for the town slap bang in the Square. Sofas, original paintings, rickety old tables and chairs, with staff who are under the threat of death if they are not friendly! White Hart (www.thewhitehartstow.com): A 'boutique' style Inn, which has recently been beautifully refurbished throughout. The Inn boasts two cosy bars, lots of open fires and an atmospheric dining room. Hearty food is served during the day, with finer dining in the evening. All food is sourced locally and prepared on the premises; The Bell (www.thebellatstow.com): The Bell at Stow is the perfect country pub. Behind the ivy-clad façade lies a charming, stylish interior with the warmest of welcomes. A favourite with the locals, The Bell is open all day every day offering everything from a pint of well-kept cask ale through to a delicious three-course supper. Stow has a Tesco and a Co-op for regular food purchases and, for special treats, there is a traditional butcher's shop and a number of delicatessens specialising in local produce, including: Lambournes Butchers (www.lambournesbutchers.co.uk): A family owned, multi-award winning traditional butchers, renowned for locally-produced meat, poultry and game, sourced from hand-picked suppliers. Referring to the owner, the BBC's Adam Henson has observed that "what Bob doesn't know about sausages isn't worth knowing"; Cotswold Food Store and Café (www.cotswoldfoodstore.co.uk): The Cotswold Food Store and Café offers a huge variety of delicious local foods, ranging from locally sourced vegetables, meat, eggs and bread to charcuterie, hams and pates in its deli counter. The adjoining café offers freshly prepared meals by resident chef Sonya Kidney, along with home-made cakes, biscuits and light bites; Hamptons Fine Foods (www.hamptons-hampers.co.uk): Hamptons offer a wide range of quality foods to discerning customers. The shelves are packed with exclusive and delicious fine foods that one would not normally find in the mass outlets. A veritable Aladdin's cave. Hamptons specialise in gourmet hampers which can be collected from their shop or delivered direct.
  • Beautifully decorated open plan apartment in the very centre of Stow. Can’t find a fault. We had a fantastic weekend break pottering around Stow and the nearby villages too. Recommend the Hive coffee shop just opposite.

    Heather2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • The Sanctuary is a superb place to stay. It is furnished to an exceptionally high standard. Located right in the heart of Stow-on-the-Wold with great cafes and pubs all within a 5 minute walk. Plenty of beautiful country walks that start virtually from your front door!! Communication and check in were smooth and easy. We’ll definitely visit again. Thank you.

    Sue2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • A beautiful apartment in a great location. It was sparkling clean with some really thoughtful touches left for our stay. Would absolutely recommend!

    Eleanor2020-01-24T00:00:00Z
  • Stunning beautifully kept property with quirky features that we absolutely loved. The property is spotlessly clean and well presented. The location is perfect for exploring and there are lots of lovely places to eat nearby. Questions were responded to quickly and the welcome gift upon arrival was a kind and thoughtful touch.

    Anna2019-12-02T00:00:00Z
  • A perfect place in a perfect place I don't want to say to many good things about this place as we might find there aren't any vacancies in the future! (-;

    Alan2019-11-25T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely apartment in an old church. Stylishly decorated and in a great location in Stow.

    Tanya2019-11-15T00:00:00Z
  • Character Cottage’s cottage is beautiful and very well appointed with everything you’d need for a great stay. The location is ideal for exploring all the different lovely villages in the Cotswolds, but we especially liked coming back to the amazing Church Windows upstairs. Character Cottages go above and beyond with recommendations for getting the most out of the area. Would highly recommend!

    Ashley2019-11-01T00:00:00Z
  • We loved our stay at The Sanctuary, it was stylish and we immediately felt at home. Stow on the Wold was a perfect location too. Will definitely recommend and hope to go back.

    Gerrie2019-10-18T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Stow-on-the-Wold, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    Welcome to Court Hayes, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. Court Hayes was originally two cottages, which have been lovingly restored, to create a large and interesting two bedroomed property. The Cotswold stone cottage sits in the picturesque and peaceful village of Wyck Rissington, across the road from the 800 year old St Laurence's church, where the famous composer, Gustav Holst, was the resident organist between 1892 and 1893. Court Hayes is perfectly placed for exploring the Cotswolds, whether by car or on foot, and is close to the beautiful market towns of Stow-on-the-Wold and Bourton-on-the-Water. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    Court Hayes front door opens into: Living room: A beautiful room, with an abundance of character. Contains a large inglenook fireplace, with a real fire, exposed stone walls, wooden beams and the original flagstone floor. There is a Freeview TV with DVD player, a writing desk and comfy seating for four guests. There is a lobby between the living room and the dining room, with a door out to the garden. Dining room: Contains another inglenook fireplace, with an ornamental stove, wooden floors and wooden beams. There is a dining table with seating for four; Kitchen: Accessed through the dining room, the new, well equipped kitchen contains a 4 ring electric hob, electric oven, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, kettle and toaster. There is door out to the garden and a good sized pantry, which is also used as a cloakroom. The bedrooms are accessed via two different flights of stairs, one leading up from the living room to: Bedroom 1: A beautiful room, surrounded by exposed stone walls, wooden beams and a stone fireplace (not for use as a real fire). Contains a king size bed. Narrow stairs, with restricted height, lead up from bedroom 1 to: En-suite bathroom: In the eaves of the house, with exposed stone walls and wooden beams, contains a claw foot bath with shower attachment, basin and toilet. Stairs lead up from the dining room to: Bedroom 2: A large, eaves room, with beautiful exposed beams, which contains two single beds. There is a small shower room and a separate room, with a toilet and small basin. The large, enclosed garden is to the rear of the house, backing onto farmland. There is a patio area, with a charcoal barbecue, an outdoor table and seating for four. The lawn then runs down to a further, separately enclosed wildlife area, with a pond and a summer house.
    The Cotswolds are characterised by attractive small towns and villages, built of the underlying Cotswold stone (a yellow oolitic limestone). In the Middle Ages the wool trade made the Cotswolds prosperous and some of this money was put into the building of churches, leaving the area with a number of large handsome Cotswold stone "wool churches". The area remains affluent, which has encouraged the establishment of many high quality pubs, restaurants and antique shops.
  • Great cottage well located to all the other towns nearby!

    New2020-03-07T00:00:00Z
  • We loved our stay at the character cottage. The cottage had a really interesting design and the two rooms are quite far apart which was nice to have some extra privacy! The fireplace is absolutely beautiful and so is the location. There's lots of beautiful cottages on the same street with a beautiful church across the road. Only tip I would have is make sure you bring a blanket and some thick socks since it can get a little cold in the winter even with the fireplace. We would definitely stay again!

    Elizabeth2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
  • Gorgeous cottage! Truly delightful place with traditional charm, but all the modern comforts.

    Stephanie2020-01-06T00:00:00Z
  • Very cute cottage! We had a wonderful time. A few things to note (per my husband), the doorways on the first floor are quite low - he's 5'11" and hit his head numerous times, and the access to the bathroom on the top floor is awkward - at 5'6" I had to bend in half to get up the stairs. The stone walls hindered our baby monitor from reaching the whole house, but we expected that. It was lovely to get away from real life, and in such a cozy little cottage! Don't go expecting consistent wifi, but who needs it! Would definitely come back (if I could convince my husband's poor head!).

    Leigh2019-10-02T00:00:00Z
  • The cottage was terrific. Check was a breeze, everything was ready for us when we arrived. The cottage is very close to neighboring villages for shopping and many fine restaurants.

    Bruce2019-09-17T00:00:00Z
  • This was a nice place that comfortably housed four adults and a baby.

    Harriet2019-08-26T00:00:00Z
  • This cottage is very special! We have stayed at multiple places and this one is definitely at the top as one of our favorites! Every room has such charm - the stone walls, the black beams, the lamps with dimming switches, the artwork... everything! Our daughters loved their room with the vaulted ceiling and my husband and I enjoyed the master suite. We loved our dinners in the dining area and our breakfasts in the private garden! The location is so wonderful for a visit to the Cotswold. We had no idea how much we'd enjoy this area and how close we would be to so many of the towns! And then to return to the very quiet and quaint village of Wyck Rissington, away from all tourists, and go for evening walks was so peaceful. We hope to return to this wonderful place!

    Sarah2019-07-19T00:00:00Z
  • This was the perfect location for our Cotswolds holiday. The house was perfect and the back garden is lovely to sit and relax. I would come here again.

    Julie2019-07-11T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Wyck Rissington, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    Welcome to Dove Cottage, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. Dove Cottage is a beautiful, traditional Cotswold stone property, located in the picturesque village of Naunton. The village is very popular, being set away from busy roads and benefitting from a good village pub, golf course and many walks straight from the doorstep. The well known market town of Stow-on-the-Wold and the beautiful village of Bourton-on-the-Water are both within six miles, with their wide range of pubs, shops and restaurants. Naunton is also ideally located for exploring the wider Cotswolds region and beyond, including famous places such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Blenheim Palace. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    Dove Cottage’s front door opens into the living room. The open plan downstairs contains the following rooms: Living room: Full of character, this room contains exposed beams and a stone fireplace with a wood burning stove. There is a two seater sofa, two armchairs, and a Smart TV with a Blu-ray/DVD/CD player; Kitchen/dining room: Accessed directly from the living room, this well presented room contains a double electric oven, four ring ceramic hob, dishwasher, fridge, small freezer, microwave, toaster and kettle. There is also a stylish glass dining table, which comfortably seats four. Stairs lead up from the living room to the small first floor landing, off which are the following rooms: Bedroom 1: A lovely room with attractive rural views, which contains a double bed; Family bathroom: Contains a bath with handheld shower attachment, heated towel rail, wash basin and toilet. There is also a washing machine in the bathroom; A door on the first floor landing leads to a second, steep stairway to the second floor bedroom: Bedroom 2: A lovely eaves room, which can be set up as either two single beds or a king size bed. Directly outside the front of the cottage is a lovely, peaceful patio area, which contains a table, four chairs and a charcoal barbecue. There is also a small garden, together with a gravelled parking area, with space for one average sized car.
    The Cotswolds are characterised by attractive small towns and villages, built of the underlying Cotswold stone (a yellow oolitic limestone). In the Middle Ages the wool trade made the Cotswolds prosperous and some of this money was put into the building of churches, leaving the area with a number of large handsome Cotswold stone "wool churches". The area remains affluent, which has encouraged the establishment of many high quality pubs, restaurants and antique shops.
  • The cottage is lovely, beautifuly decorated and very cute. The location is wonderfull, right in the middle of Naunton and the Cotswolds. We really enjoyed our stay and hope to come back sometime!

    Esme2020-03-06T00:00:00Z
  • Dove cottage had everything we needed for a relaxing weekend away in the cotswolds - highly recommend.

    Oliver And Chelsea2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • Our stay in Dove cottage was great. We loved putting up here for the time we did. Bob was absolutely attentive to our calls, queries and very helpful too in the best possible way. Attention has been given to the finest detail in the amenities provided and this was a hit with us. The quality of everything - household wares, linens and utensils was incredible. Anyone would enjoy staying here and not to mention it’s perfect serene location and neighbourhood.

    Fatmata2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing quiet little place, wonderful for the family. Beautiful village with plenty of scenic walks

    Carl2020-02-17T00:00:00Z
  • The cottage is gorgeous and while small the space is perfectly distributed with intelligent solutions everywhere. We enjoyed our stay there tremendously and hope to be back some day.

    Enea2020-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • This cottage is in such a fantastic location in the Cotswolds. Naunton is right in the centre of everything and if you have a car you can arrive to Bourton-on-the-water in 10 minutes. There are also beautiful walks through the countryside on your doorstep and the town has a wonderful small community feel. The house itself is so quaint. We were there for Christmas and the hosts had left a huge basket of food including chocolates, wine, cheese and bubbly. We would definitely come back! They made us feel so welcome.

    Sam2019-12-27T00:00:00Z
  • We had a lovely stay at Dove cottage. Prosecco and chocolates on arrival was a nice touch. The cottage was very clean and you can see that the host goes to an effort to make it a nice place for visitors to stay in. The village of Naunton was also lovely.

    Emma2019-09-30T00:00:00Z
  • This lovely cottage in beautiful Naunton is a great value and a perfect place to begin exploring the Cotswolds. This cool tiny village has broadband provided by fiber-optic cable. I live in Nashville, TN and I don't have fiber-optic. So needless to say Internet connectivity is fabulous. Loved it.

    Joseph2019-07-08T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Naunton, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    Welcome to Butterrow Gate, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. Butterrow Gate is a distinctive, beautifully renovated Grade II listed property which sits proudly on Butterrow Hill on the outskirts of the market town of Stroud. Located in the heart of the stunning "Five Valleys" region of the Cotswolds, Stroud is well known for its bohemian vibe and eclectic mix of shops, with Jasper Conran describing the weekly Farmers' Market held in the town as "the Covent Garden of the Cotswolds". The Five Valleys converge on Stroud and contain some of the most beautiful countryside Britain has to offer. Butterrow Gate is also well placed for exploring further afield, with the spa towns of Bath and Cheltenham both within easy reach. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    The green front door opens into an entrance hall which houses the washing machine/tumble dryer, and the following rooms are on the ground floor: Living/dining room: Laid with beautiful flagstone flooring, this uniquely shaped room features original Cotswold stone walls, pretty stone mullion windows and a cosy wood burning stove. Tastefully decorated, this room contains a sofa, a footstool and an armchair, along with a Freesat TV with DVD player and a small dining table with drop down leaves which comfortably seats two; Kitchen: This compact yet well-equipped space contains an electric oven with four ring-induction hob, a dishwasher, Morphy Richards coffee machine, a fridge with a small freezer compartment, a kettle and toaster; Family bathroom: Located off the entrance hall, this room contains a walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin. Stairs lead up from the living area directly into the characterful bedroom: Master bedroom: With original Elm floorboards dating back to 1825, and exposed Cotswold stone walls, this bedroom has a romantic ambience and stunning views from the stone mullion windows over the pretty market town of Stroud and the surrounding valley. There is a pretty wrought iron double bed and two occasional chairs, as well an ornamental stone fireplace and a double wardrobe. The stable door from the bedroom opens onto the outside patio area decorated with pretty pots and featuring the walk-on glass area directly above the kitchen. Three steps lead up to a larger patio area with stunning views of the surrounding countryside and the market town of Stroud. This private, sunny space has an outdoor table, two chairs and a wooden bench, perfect for relaxing on warm summer days. A charcoal barbecue is provided from April to September, and there is a chiminea for cooler evenings. The outside space can also be accessed via a right of way through the neighbour’s garden and on street parking is available close to the property.
    Encircled by five sweeping valleys opening out to the River Severn and made famous by Laurie Lee's novel "Cider with Rosie", the scenery is dramatic around Stroud. The town and its surrounding villages provide a great base from which to explore the undiscovered south Cotswolds, as well as for day trips to Bristol and Bath. London is just a 90 minute direct train away. At a time when the prevalence of chain stores has turned many of Britain's High Streets into copies of each other, Stroud is a welcome relief. With a bohemian vibe and an enviable array of independent shops, Stroud offers a unique shopping experience unrivalled by any town or city in the locality. Brimming with character and standing amidst the dramatic backdrop of the Five Valleys, Stroud has an eclectic mix of shops in the most beautiful of settings. The award-winning Farmers' Market is held each Saturday and is one of the best in the country, described by Jasper Conran as "the Covent Garden of the Cotswolds". Throughout the summer months, street performers will entertain you every Saturday morning and there is a full programme of music and theatre throughout the year – a true hub of cultural events. Stroud is a place that repays investigation, especially for the quality and variety of artists at work in the area – you could also choose to take part in one of the many traditional workshops! Food & Drink Stroud has numerous places to eat and drink, with a range of cuisines and prices to suit all tastes and budgets. The list below is a small sample of the range of options available: JRooL Bistro (www.jrool.co.uk): JRooL Bistro is a fine example of the sum of its parts being greater than the whole. The team has a passion for food and wine, such that the end result is an experience of food, wine and service that is, simply, award winning. The flexibility of the dining room encourages leisurely family lunches, business dining, appetisers and drinks at the bar, pre-theatre dinners or a full gastronomic experience; No 23 Bar & Bistro: No 23 is a popular, independent Stroud Bar, Café and Restaurant, specialising in tapas and Mediterranean fare. The fully stocked bar serves choice wines, beers and aperitifs to complement the extensive menu; Sorrento Italian Restaurant (www.sorrentostroud.co.uk): The menu offers superb presentations of traditional favourites, such as pizzas, pasta, succulent steaks, chicken and fish dishes, all served in a relaxing, friendly environment. Stroud also has a wide range of food retailers, including an award winning Farmers' Market, held every Saturday.
  • Great, special and quirky space. Amenities were great and the place was sparkling clean, would definitely recommend and stay again. I imagine it would be spectacular in the summer. Jut watch out for stepping right onto quite a busy road where traffic comes roaring past. Parking was also tricky.

    Lou2020-02-25T00:00:00Z
  • Property was lovely and perfect for a few days away. Tip: don't park opposite the property as you will get a note from one of the neighbours, also take your own milk as this isn't provided. Great stay and great location.

    Joanne2020-02-11T00:00:00Z
  • Beautifully decorated, great homely feel and everything we needed for a comfortable stay.

    Anna2020-02-07T00:00:00Z
  • We had such a lovely stay at the cottage and it’s more beautiful in real life with an amazing view. Would definitely recommend and return. Not much off street parking but we didn’t mind parking down the hill and walking up. Worth a visit for sure!

    Eleanor2020-01-13T00:00:00Z
  • We had a wonderful winter break at Butterrow gate. The property is gorgeous, very quirky and has everything you need. It is also clean and well presented. The location is great for exploring Stroud and other local villages. The tips provided by the host were perfect. We loved the farmer’s market, the antiques mill and local walks. It is worth noting that the property is on a busy road and you may be kept awake by traffic if you are a light sleeper. We slept like logs from all of the walking! Xx

    Lucy2019-12-16T00:00:00Z
  • My partner and I stayed at the cottage for a week while exploring the Cotswolds. It was such a lovely place to stay. It is exactly as it looks in the pictures small and super cozy and wonderful. We had a really good time. The place was in a good location if you had a car to explore all the surrounding towns. Without a car the cottage it a little but above the town and therefore is a bit less accessible. Contact with character cottages was easy, check in and out was no issue. The only negative feedback is that the place was a little low on essentials. When we arrived there wasn’t any coffee for the coffee machine and there were no other supplies for cooking other than olive oil. However the kitchen is very sweet and easy to use for home cooked meals. We also weren’t informed beforehand that the washer and dryer machine didn’t work and didn’t find this out till arriving, I thought this would have been great to be told earlier in order to organise our washing. Otherwise the place was the picture perfect cottage and we would definitely stay there again. I would definitely recommend a visit for anyone considering it.

    Marcella2019-11-18T00:00:00Z
  • The cottage is gorgeous and has everything you could possibly want for a long weekend

    Jenny2019-11-11T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful building inside and out, such a pretty interior, lovely location, great views, wonderful weekend away 5 stars!

    Mandy2019-11-03T00:00:00Z
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    Stroud, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    Immerse yourself in 420 acres of natural outstanding beauty-within a short walking distance from the Cotswolds Way. This self contained gem is light & airy, has luxury cotton sheets, a well equipped kitchen & a powerful shower. It sits on the edge of Woodchester Park -a 420 acre SECRET landscaped valley, inc woodlands, lakes & a gothic mansion. Relax & treat yourself to a gorgeous massage/yoga session/reiki treatment in our beautiful healing & wellbeing centre next door.
    WELCOME TO SOULSIMPLE RETREAT & WELLNESS CENTRE In The Heart Of The Cotswolds A complete sanctuary for mind, body & spirit. Immerse yourself in the power & beauty of nature. Find yourself in a 420 acre secret valley jewelled with emerald lakes in The Heart Of The Cotswolds. Staying at SoulSimple Retreat is a full holistic wellness & nature immersion experience. TIME TO LOOK AFTER YOURSELF We are here to totally support you on your journey. This is a place of total relaxation & restoration. A magical place of transformation. Here you will find the space & support you need to relax, heal & make the changes you truly want. We are here to show you how it's all possible. Feel free to ask us questions about anything we offer :-) BOOK MASSAGE - TREATMENTS - YOGA SESSION - FOREST BATHING - FITNESS Here are some of the benefits you will experience from gifting yourself time here: - Total relaxation - Serenity & calmness of mind - Increase self-awareness - Release from anxiety, depression & trauma - Bring yourself back to aliveness - Ability to deeply listen & observe yourself - Experience innate wisdom, insight & clarity - Transform the way you experience life BOOK MASSAGES Swedish full body & head Swedish full body: 50mins Full Bodywork treatment: 80 mins Full body aromatherapy: 80 mins Neck back & shoulders: 60mins Indian head: 50 mins Head & face massage: 50 mins Couples massage: 50 mins SPECIAL HOLISTIC TREATMENTS Reflexology: 45 mins Angelic Reiki : 60 mins Energy Shift: 90 mins RELAX & RENEW 2 hrs 1 x 20 min meditation 1 x 50 min Be Gentle yoga session 1 x 50 min massage of your choice Seasonal herbal tea & delicious cake COUPLES RETREAT 2.5 hrs 1 x 60 min Couples yoga 1 x 30 min breathe & meditation 1 x 60 min couples massage Seasonal herbal tea & delicious cake UTILISE YOUR INNER PHARMACY FOR MIRACULOUS HEALTH AND HEALING BREATH-WORK SESSIONS: BREATHE YOURSELF TO FREEDOM The Sacred Breath transforms everything Breathwork sessions: 1.5 hrs Rebirthing Breath-work Sessions: 2 hours 1 TO 1 & GROUP YOGA RETREATS Here is a list of mini yoga retreats we offer. They are tailored to all abilities & every age. Each retreat is 1.5 hours. You can request longer sessions. BE GENTLE YIN YOGA A deeply restorative nurturing practice, completely slowing down, soothing your nervous system & allowing the interconnective tissues & fascia to open. COUPLES YOGA Postures, breath & massage that celebrate unity, exploring the incredible benefits of working with a partner. HEART & SOUL YOGA Heart opening postures & movement, breathwork & alignment. Bathe in the beauty of your heart. EARTH & FIRE YOGA Kundalini inspired yoga, movement & breath. Harmonise the elements within. Break through limiting beliefs & energies. SOUL ALCHEMY YOGA Experience your soul power. Your essence. Through an equisite blend of yoga, movement, chant & breath. MEDITATION: Dynamic Meditation Mastering the art of letting go and allowing the natural flow of life to move through you. 1.5 Hours Infinite Peace Meditation A stunning guided meditation journey that explores the power & practice of meditation. 1.5 Hours FOREST BATHING: Immerse yourself in the magic of the secret valley. Time to connect deeply with yourself & nature. With breathwork, meditation & yoga. - This session takes place outside. 2 hours FOREST FREEDOM FITNESS An amazing personalised fitness session outside in the beauty of the forest & by the lakes. 2 Hours SOULSCAPES ART CLASS: An incredible creative painting journey that gives you a whole new world of creative freedom! All materials provided. 3 hours With love and light Victoria & The SoulSimple Family xxx
    The Cotswolds: If you’re looking for somewhere with a surprise round every corner then look no further than the beautiful Cotswolds. Famous for quintessentially English market towns and villages built from honey-coloured stone, the Cotswolds are a range of gently rolling hills and the largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England and Wales making them a perfect base for keen walkers and cyclists. Escape the high street and lose yourself in village lanes full to bursting with quirky and independent shops, restaurants and farmers markets or soak up the amazing atmosphere of one of our many festivals and events. You’ll find some of the world’s most famous – and beautiful gardens in the Cotswolds, as well as wildlife parks, castles and stately homes and some of the finest historic buildings and churches in the country. Don’t be put off by our lack of coastline either! We have 40 miles of lakes in the Cotswold Water Park and numerous gently winding streams, canals and waterways criss-crossing the picturesque towns and villages. On the door step: WOODCHESTER PARK - the secret valley: Nestled in the Cotswolds, the secluded valley of Woodchester Park is home to the remains of an 18th- and 19th-century landscape park, a Victorian mansion, a chain of five lakes fringed by woodland and pasture, and an abundance of wildlife.The 19th Century Victorian Gothic Masterpiece was abandoned in mid-construction in 1873. Hidden in a secluded Cotswold valley, it is untouched by time and the modern world. This Grade 1 Listed Building has been saved from dereliction, but will never be completed. Visitors walk through an extraordinary architectural exhibit in which the secrets of the medieval Gothic builders and masons are laid bare. The carvings in Woodchester Mansion are among the finest of their kind in the world. 3 mins drive / 30 mins walk: NAILSWORTH: The artistic, market town of Nailsworth is nestled in a wooded valley in the south Cotswolds. Nailsworth is renowned for its selection of award-winning restaurants, pubs and cafes. Eating out in Nailsworth means you are spoilt for choice. Hobbs House Bakery is famous for being owned by the Fabulous Baker Brothers – Tom and Henry Herbert – and was featured on their TV show. William’s Food Hall has helped turn Nailsworth into a foodie haven. It draws celebrities and foodies through its doors to dine on fresh seafood and local produce. 5 mins drive: MINCHINHAMPTON The delightful, small market town of Minchinhampton sits on the edge of Minchinhampton Common. It's made up of pretty stone cottages, many dating back to the 17th century and medieval wool trade. There is a weekly country market and a good choice of cafes. Minchinhampton was chosen as a scenic location for the recent BBC TV adaptation of J K Rowling’s Casual Vacancy. There are breathtaking panoramic views of the Stroud Valleys from Minchinhampton Common, which sits on the Cotswold escarpment. It is an important archaeological landscape and managed by the National Trust. Rare orchids and butterflies can be spotted along with freely roaming horses and cattle. Please drive carefully over the common and keep an eye out for (URL HIDDEN) of the most famous residents is the Princess Royal who lives at Gatcombe Park on the edge of town. Every year, the famously quirky Giffords Circus takes up residence in Minchinhampton as part of its annual summer tour of the Cotswolds. 15 mins drive: TETBURY: Tetbury is a historic market town that is now internationally famous for its range of antiques shops and dealers. Independent boutique shops sit alongside restaurants that feature in the Michelin Guides. Tetbury attracts everyone from Royalty (Prince Charles and his sons' home, Highgrove, sits less than a mile away) to English countryside lovers, antique-finders, foodies and real ale connoisseurs. 8 min drive: STROUD: In the opposite direction and you will find yourself in the market town of Stroud - Situated below the western escarpment of the Cotswold Hills at the meeting point of the Five Valleys, the town is noted for its steep streets, independent spirit and cafe culture. The Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty surrounds the town, and the Cotswold Way path passes by it to the west. The award winning saturday farmers market IS A MUST! 25 min drive: BIBURY & ARLINGTON Bibury is a charming, typically Cotswold village just a short drive from Cirencester. It’s easy to see why William Morris called Bibury ‘The most beautiful village in England’ – wonderful stone buildings strung out along the banks of the River Coln. Arlington Row, owned by the National Trust, is one of England’s most iconic and photographed sites – it even appears on the inside cover of UK passports! Originally built in the 14th century as a monastic wool store, it was converted in the 17th century into a row of weavers’ cottages. The cottages are now lived in by National Trust tenants, with no public access to the cottages or gardens, although one of them can be rented out as a holiday cottage. The River Coln flows through Bibury sandwiched between the main village street and an expanse of boggy water meadow known as Rack Isle, so called because wool was once hung out to dry there on racks after it had been washed in Arlington Row. With Arlington Row as a backdrop, it makes one of the most picturesque scenes you will find in the Cotswolds. 30 min drive:CHELTENHAM SPA 45 min drive: BATH SPA
  • Victoria and her place are so great. She went above and beyond to accommodate me and ensure I got the most out of my stay. The nearby nature reserve was so tranquil and alive. Truly a beautiful place!

    Katia2020-02-27T00:00:00Z
  • Great space for getting away from the busy day to day life. Nice walking distance into Nailsworth which has some lovely shops and cafes. Good base for a drive around the cotswolds, we visited cheltenham and cirencester as well as bourton on water

    Sam2020-02-19T00:00:00Z
  • A lovely studio situated in the heart of the costswolds! Just perfect for a weekend getaway!

    Hannah2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastic host and great location, couldnt have asked for better service!

    Charlie2020-02-14T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely little apartment done up to a very good standard. Very homely and cosy. Fully equipped kitchen which was great as we didn't want to head out for dinner. Was in a good location to a few shops and pubs. Bit of miscommunication with check in, however was sorted quite easily.

    Gemma2020-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • Victoria's place was very cosy and had everything we needed. Great location and amenities also, would have no reservations recommending her place to anyone. Thanks again!

    Conor2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • My husband and I were looking for a quiet night away. We came across this place and thought it looked interesting. We were blown by the beautiful location. We also booked a couple's yoga session which was incredible. It gave us 1.5 hours to really connect with each other. Victoria & Dave were amazing hosts. We will be back again without a doubt.

    Lucy2020-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • A little gem of an apartment. We also had a few of the amazing ‘treatments/sessions’ on offer by Victoria which we found great. Her hospitality adds to the totally relaxing atmosphere. Lots of walks straight from the apartment. Shops, restaurants and bars a few miles away and yet you feel in the middle of nowhere.

    Lesley2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
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    Bedrooms

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    Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

    Welcome to Cosy Corner, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. Cosy Corner is a lovely Cotswold stone cottage, which is peacefully located towards the end of a short path in the small village of Evenlode, approximately three miles away from the famous North Cotswold market towns of Stow-on-the-Wold and Moreton-in-Marsh, with their wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants. There are several footpaths from the village, and two national cycle routes pass through the village, making this an ideal spot for outdoor enthusiasts. The many picturesque towns and villages of the North Cotswolds are also all within easy reach, as are other attractions such as Oxford, Blenheim Palace and Stratford-upon-Avon. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    Cosy Corner sits in a short terrace of Cotswold stone cottages, on a footpath in the heart of Evenlode. The front door opens into a small porch, which leads through to the well laid out ground floor area: Living/dining room: A lovely, characterful room, with an inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove, which contains a two-seater sofa, two armchairs and a window seat (microfibre cushions are provided). The comfortable dining area in the corner of the room has a round table and seating for four people. There is a SMART TV with a DVD/Blu-ray player, and a DAB digital radio with a wireless smartphone connection; Kitchen: Looking out to the garden, the well presented kitchen contains an electric oven with four-ring induction hob, fridge with ice box, slimline dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster, cafetiere, Dualit coffee machine (compatible with Nespresso capsules), electric coffee percolator and milk frother. Bedroom 2: A bright room, with two single beds (hypoallergenic, microfibre bedding is provided) and a built in wardrobe; Family bathroom: Contains a bath with a handheld shower attachment, a walk-in shower cubicle, toilet and wash basin. Stairs from the landing lead up into the lovely eaves room: Master bedroom: A characterful, cosy bedroom, with a double bed (hypoallergenic, microfibre bedding is provided), a comfy chair, plus a Freeview TV and a DAB digital radio. Directly outside the cottage is a bench and bistro table, and across the footpath in front of the cottage is a private garden. Laid to lawn with beautiful shrubs, there is a patio table with parasol and five chairs, as well as an additional bench, a charcoal barbecue with utensils, and a selection of garden games. At the end of the garden is a useful utility room, which contains a washing machine, two tumble dryers, and a freezer, as well as a shower cubicle, toilet and wash basin. The utility room is perfect for cyclists or walkers returning from a day out in the countryside, and three adult bicycles and helmets are provided for guests to use (at their own risk). Free parking is available within 50 metres of the cottage, adjacent to the village green. Upon arrival, luggage can be unloaded adjacent to the village hall, approximately 20 metres from the cottage.
    The Cotswolds are characterised by attractive small towns and villages, built of the underlying Cotswold stone (a yellow oolitic limestone). In the Middle Ages the wool trade made the Cotswolds prosperous and some of this money was put into the building of churches, leaving the area with a number of large handsome Cotswold stone "wool churches". The area remains affluent, which has encouraged the establishment of many high quality pubs, restaurants and antique shops.
  • Great place to stay, sparkling clean and very homely. Also great location for exploring nearby villages. There was everything we needed and some very thoughtful touches.

    Linzi2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely cottage in the Cotswold !

    Emmanuelle & Antoine2020-02-04T00:00:00Z
  • Thank you so much Nigel and Jane. We had a wonderful experience and throughly enjoyed our time at this beautiful, inviting home. We loved the central location, with day trips in the area and returning back to a warm cottage and great kitchen We loved the unexpected Christmas gift, which made our stay. Would highly recommend staying at Cosy Corner for an authentic Cotswold stay.

    Katrina2019-12-26T00:00:00Z
  • We had a perfect time in this very nice cottage. Especially the opportunity to take the bikes was fabulous

    Peter2019-11-02T00:00:00Z
  • Very cute cottage with lots of thoughtful touches and very well equipped for a relaxing weekend in a beautiful part of the world!

    Arti2019-10-06T00:00:00Z
  • If you are looking for peace and still want the comfort of a fully equipped apartment, this is right. House and garden were perfect for me. Very well equipped and cozy, excellent to feel at home and nothing to miss. I stayed here for three weeks and would have liked to renew.

    Leonard2019-10-04T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful cottage, lovingly furnished and with everything you need! Even the garden and the little place right in front of the house are wonderful for relaxing. We felt very comfortable here and can really recommend it!

    Barbara2019-08-11T00:00:00Z
  • I can’t thank Jane and Nigel enough for their communication throughout our stay if we needed them, nothing was a problem for them. The cottage itself was stunning and by far the best accommodation we have stayed in so far on our travels. The location is perfect being close enough to the many idyllic Cotswolds villages but nice and quiet to come home to at night time. Thank you Jane and Nigel, will definitely stay here again

    Karen2019-07-08T00:00:00Z
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    Evenlode, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    Welcome to Orchard Cottage, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. Orchard Cottage is an eye-catching thatched and timbered property on a quiet road in Broadway, one of the prettiest villages in the Cotswolds. The wide tree-lined high street is home to a selection of restaurants, pubs, tea rooms, independent shops, art galleries and museums, all housed within beautiful honey-coloured Cotswold stone properties. Surrounded by glorious countryside, there are many cycle routes and walks to discover, including the short yet energetic walk along part of the Cotswold Way walking trail up to Broadway Tower, with breathtaking views at the top. Broadway is an ideal location for exploring the many pretty towns and villages of the North Cotswolds, as well as other tourist destinations such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Blenheim Palace. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    The pretty stable door opens into an entrance hall with space for hanging coats and storing shoes. Two steps lead down into the living room, and the following rooms are on the ground floor: Living room: This stunning room has a beautiful exposed Cotswold stone wall and a stone fireplace with an electric flame effect stove. There is a leather sofa, two armchairs, a leather pouffe and an Ottoman, and a small selection of board games and the wall-mounted Smart TV with DVD player provide entertainment for rainy days; Kitchen/dining room: The well-equipped kitchen overlooks the enclosed garden and contains an electric oven with four-ring induction hob, kettle, toaster, coffee percolator, a fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and a washing machine. This sociable space also has a wooden table with seating for four, as well as a leather sofa and a stereo; Family bathroom: The smart bathroom, decorated in neutral colours, contains a bath with overhead shower, toilet and wash basin. A wooden door from the living room opens to reveal a steep staircase up to the first floor landing, off which are the two bedrooms in the eaves: Master bedroom: This romantic room has a double bed, a chest of drawers and a hanging rail for further storage; Bedroom 2: This cosy room overlooks the garden and has a built-in double bed, chest of drawers and hanging rail. The garden is accessed from the kitchen and has two attractive seating areas bordered by leafy shrubs and colourful flowers. One area has a Rattan furniture set and the other has an outdoor table with seating for four, along with a gas barbecue. The rest of the garden is laid to lawn and is a lovely area to relax and unwind in the warmer months. Free on-street parking is available on the neighbouring streets and Pay & Display car parks can be found in the village if needed.
    Broadway is a beautiful village in the North Cotswolds, steeped in history and surrounded by stunning countryside. The village gets its name from the wide street, or broad way, that runs through the centre which was once the main road from Worcester to London. This attractive High Street is bordered with chestnut trees and honey coloured stone cottages dating from the 16th century and is one of the most picturesque villages of the Cotswolds. The broad way is thought to be especially wide because at one time there used to be streams running each side of the main drive. These streams were eventually hidden in underground pipes where they would emerge at 'dipping' points, but sadly they are now almost completely invisible. The village has artistic links with famous dwellers including J.M. Barrie, Mary Anderson and William Morris, who were drawn to the tranquillity of Broadway. It was here that Morris and John Ruskin pioneered the idea of the Arts and Crafts Movement which made its home in the area and went on to be an international movement. One of the iconic features of the village is Broadway Tower which was built in the late 18th century by the Earl of Coventry. It is said that the tower was erected so that the Countess could see if her Cotswold estate was visible from Croome Court in Worcestershire, which it was. The folly stands some 1,024 feet above sea level, making it the second highest point in the Cotswolds after Cleeve Hill. In fact, on a clear day, visitors are able to see 14 counties from the top! William Morris was so taken by the tower that he went on to establish the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings in 1877. Food & Drink Broadway has a number of places to eat and drink, with a range of cuisines and prices to suit most tastes and budgets. The list below is a sample of the options available: Russell's (www.russellsofbroadway.co.uk): Head Chef, Neil Clarke, serves modern British food in the award-winning restaurant, with local Vale of Evesham and Cotswold produce featuring throughout the daily-changing menus. The modern, airy dining room is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with friendly staff and laid-back service combining to create a relaxed and warm setting, day and night; The Lygon Arms (http://www.thehotelcollection.co.uk/hotels/the-lygon-arms-hotel-cotswolds/): A 17th century minstrel's gallery, a grand open fire and an imposing barrel-vaulted ceiling greet you as you enter The Great Hall, the main dining room of the famous Lygon Arms Hotel. A destination in its own right, people travel miles to enjoy the restaurant's 2 AA Rosettes for excellence sumptuous cuisine and warm friendly service of the highest quality. A few steps across the courtyard, Lukes Bistro offers a relaxing atmosphere serving traditional English cuisine with a contemporary twist, equally as imaginative and as fresh, using ingredients that are grown and reared locally, including a wide range of herbs and plums from the hotel's own orchards; The Potting Shed (www.dormyhouse.co.uk/potting-shed-restaurant): The Potting Shed is everything a Cotswold country dining pub should be. It's relaxed and inviting, with a large leather-and-oak bar and a rustic agenda. This is English pub grub as it ought to be: sticky ribs, great bangers, slow-cooked pork belly and fish that's been caught on our shores. Dress up and enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail, or dress down and bring the kids.
  • Fantastic little cottage in a brilliant location, very cosy and tidy, and a perfect base to experience the beautiful Broadway and Cotswolds!

    Imran2020-02-18T00:00:00Z
  • A really beautiful cottage in a beautiful part of the world. The perfect base to explore the cotswolds. Clean, comfortable and full of charm - this cottage was ideal for our small family.

    James2020-02-14T00:00:00Z
  • This cosy comfortable clean Cotswold cottage is the perfect base to explore. Warm, clean and all the amenities one would expect from such a wonderfully reviewed property.

    Duncan2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • My fiancé and I had a lovely stay. The cottage is no nice, it felt like home !

    Diane2020-01-23T00:00:00Z
  • Great stay highly recommended

    Joseph2019-11-15T00:00:00Z
  • Thanks for a lovely weekend at the cottage! It was perfect for attending a wedding in Broadway and had everything we needed. It’s such a beautiful cottage with lovely features! We’d stay again! :)

    Danielle2019-11-03T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful location for an authentic Cotswolds experience. Snug, well stocked with thoughtful touches and a great location. Would highly recommend for a family break in a beautiful area.

    Jeremy2019-10-27T00:00:00Z
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    Accommodates

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    Bedrooms

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    Broadway, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    Welcome to Inglenook Cottage, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. Inglenook Cottage is a beautiful Cotswold stone cottage, located on a quiet lane in the heart of the famous village of Bourton-on-the-Water. Often referred to as the "Venice of the Cotswolds", due to the lovely river that runs through the town, Bourton has a wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as numerous lovely walks right on the doorstep. Bourton is also perfectly located for exploring the many other lovely towns and villages of the Cotswolds region, as well as further afield places, such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Bath. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    Inglenook Cottage is one of a row of Cotswold stone cottages, on a quiet lane in the heart of Bourton-on-the-Water. The front door opens into a small hallway, which leads through to a well laid out ground floor area: Living room: This lovely, characterful room has reclaimed wooden floors and a feature fireplace with wood burning stove. There are two comfortable sofas, a SMART TV with blu-ray player, and a selection of DVDs and games; Kitchen: This well presented area is open plan to the living room, and contains an electric cooker and four-ring electric hob, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, kettle, toaster and cafetiere; Dining room: A door leads through to the conservatory style dining room, which contains a dining table and four chairs. French doors open directly out into the private garden; Cloakroom: Contains a toilet and wash basin. Stairs lead up from the hallway to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms: Bedroom 1: A beautiful room, overlooking the back garden, which contains a king size bed and a built in wardrobe; Bedroom 2: Another lovely room, also overlooking the back garden, which can be set up as either a king size bed or two 75cm wide single beds; Bathroom: Contains a walk-in corner shower, toilet and wash basin. The paved garden is surrounded by a Cotswold stone wall and mature shrubs, and contains a table with four chairs, plus a chimenea and a charcoal barbecue.
    Bourton-on-the-Water is arguably one of the most popular villages of the Cotswolds, especially amongst overseas visitors. Having been nicknamed the "Venice of the Cotswolds", its scenery is the main draw for travellers. The River Windrush meanders through beautiful English countryside before passing over rapids next to the Old Mill and arriving at Bourton.
  • The cottage is very comfortable and had everything we needed for a short stay. The log burner was great but be sure to take logs with you as none are provided. The setting is very picturesque and we would recommend The Mousetrap for a great atmosphere and food!

    Ann2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • Very cute and well located cottage

    Janelle2020-01-10T00:00:00Z
  • Great location, the village has lots of eating options and other amenities. Cottage is quaint, clean and easy to access. Would stay again.

    Rory2019-12-20T00:00:00Z
  • This is a charming cottage right in the heart of Bourton on the Water (you couldn't ask for a better location!). The cottage is very quaint and has everything you need, just like the town.

    Jessica2019-08-19T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice cottage in the wonderful area of the Costwolds The cottage is absolutely lovely, on the center of Bourton on the water, near tea rooms, pubs and more Very quiet place and well equiped We had a wonderful stay !

    Lisa2019-08-12T00:00:00Z
  • We, two couples, loved our stay at Inglenook Cottage.. We found it extemely comfortable and a pleasure to come back to after discovering what else was at our footstep. We loved the location within the beautiful village of Bourton on the Water. Lots of eateries within a short stroll if you don't want to cook or travel too far. The proximity to other villages was also perfect. I especially loved the walks we could do in the surrounding areas. Great for couples, a small family, or friends.

    Kathy2019-06-24T00:00:00Z
  • Such a little gem of a place ! Clean, central and full of charm!

    Vicky2019-06-20T00:00:00Z
  • Charming cottage in a perfect location.

    Alice2019-04-16T00:00:00Z
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    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    Welcome to Willow Cottage, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. Willow Cottage is a stunning Cotswold stone property, decorated and furnished to an extremely high standard. The cottage is one of a short row of Grade II listed properties tucked away in a quiet lane in the idyllic village of Hampnett, which sits in the valley of the river Leach. There are many beautiful walks accessible directly from the cottage, including a lovely mile long walk through the fields to the pretty market town of Northleach, which has a well-regarded pub and a number of shops. Hampnett is in the heart of the Cotswolds, and is within easy reach of the many beautiful towns and villages of the region, as well as being perfectly placed for exploring many other popular destinations, including Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Bath. London is also easily accessible for a day trip. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    Willow Cottage is one of a short row of cottages located on a quiet lane, surrounded by lovely countryside. The front door opens into a small porch area, with the following rooms on the ground floor: Living room: This large room has been beautifully furnished, with stylish sofas and chairs complemented by various antique pieces, plus a feature stone fireplace with wood burning stove and alcove book cases on either side. There is a three-seater sofa, two matching arm chairs and a leather wingback arm chair, plus a 60" Smart cinema TV, with Apple TV box and Roku streaming for Amazon Prime, as well as a Sonos surround sound system; Kitchen/dining room: Steps lead up from the living room into the stylish kitchen, which contains a two-oven electric Rangemaster with a grill and six ring electric hob, a fridge, freezer, dishwasher, kettle, toaster, Kitchen Aid and Nespresso coffee machine (pods not included). There is a large wooden dining table in the centre of the room, which comfortably seats four, and a lovely Welsh dresser. The kitchen looks out over the back garden and has a door leading outside; Utility room: Accessed from the kitchen, this convenient room contains a microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, food mixer and juicer; Stairs lead up from the kitchen to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms: Master Bedroom: Steps lead up to this stylish room, which overlooks the garden, and contains a king size bed. There is a large, elegant ensuite bathroom, which contains a bath with an overhead shower, toilet, wash basin and dressing table; Bedroom 2: Another luxurious room, with exposed beams, a window seat and a king-size bed; Family bathroom: A pretty room that contains a bath with overhead shower, wash basin and toilet. The back door leads out into the well-established garden, where stone steps lead up to a patio area with a table and seating for four. Further steps lead up to an expansive lawned area, with lovely views over the cottage to the the rolling countryside beyond. At the front of the cottage is a small garden with a wooden bench, and also at the front there is a parking bay, with space for one car.
    The Cotswolds are characterised by attractive small towns and villages, built of the underlying Cotswold stone (a yellow oolitic limestone). In the Middle Ages the wool trade made the Cotswolds prosperous and some of this money was put into the building of churches, leaving the area with a number of large handsome Cotswold stone "wool churches". The area remains affluent, which has encouraged the establishment of many high quality pubs, restaurants and antique shops.
  • Great place set away from traffic. But still pretty close to the main road. Looks quaint outside, but very well done inside with all the amenities you could want.

    Hamza2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • This cottage is steeped in character, lovingly furnished, and super cosy. It had two well appointed bedrooms and bathrooms, and as two couples travelling we had plenty of room. We enjoyed walks directly from the property and would definitely recommend it for a quintessential stay in the Cotswolds.

    Emma2019-10-07T00:00:00Z
  • We have stayed in this gem of a cottage before so I knew our stay would be a very comfortable one. The cottage is deceptively spacious and very welcoming. It would be my ‘go to’ cottage booking in the Cotswolds.

    Lj2019-04-11T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to stay for families. Quite , well located.

    Kim2018-10-04T00:00:00Z
  • A wonderful place in an idillic location

    Marco2018-08-20T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful cottage in a beautiful village. Very peaceful and cosy.

    Lj2018-08-13T00:00:00Z
  • Willow Cottage exceeds expectations - it's a perfectly gorgeous gem of a Cotswold cottage in a picturesque village - really just a church and a handful of homes. The pastoral surroundings and the cottage itself could not have been more lovely. Thank you for being the anchor of our stay and we''ll look forward to a return visit.

    Tc2018-04-15T00:00:00Z
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    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Hampnett, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    A stylish open plan barn conversion, with gorgeous uninterrupted Cotswold countryside views. It's in a private setting, perfect for couples or solo visitors. Situated on the edge of a beautiful village, it's an ideal base for enjoying all the Cotswolds has to offer, including great walking and cycling, lovely country pubs and famous cultural/sporting events in nearby Cheltenham (@10 miles). Alternatively you can just relax, enjoy the scenery and do nothing at all.
    We are perched on top of a hill on the edge of a beautiful and typical Cotswold village in an area of outstanding natural beauty. At the top of our driveway, tucked away from the main house, is our barn. If you are looking for something a little bit different but with a modern feel, gorgeous views of the surrounding countryside and privacy, then this will be for you. Our pool house was converted from a small stone barn and, as the name suggests, there is an outdoor pool and one side of the building looks out on to this (though it's only open June-August). The other side looks out on to uninterrupted views of magnificent rolling hills, complete with sheep, pheasants and birds of prey. Outdoor furniture is available. Inside it's a little non-conventional, and is open plan, with a mezzanine bedroom area that has a huge gable-end window and an 11-rung wall-fixed ladder to get you up to it. Up there is a low-level double bed and a cargo net that pulls across the mezzanine opening for extra safety, if needed. NB We are very sorry but this won't be suitable for anyone who cannot ably and confidently use a ladder to go both up and down. There is a separate toilet with a small hand basin and a walk-in overhead shower (please note no bath) with a connecting changing area where you can also store/hang things out of the way. The main room is open plan and has a kitchen area with an island and seating for 6. It's well equipped and includes gas hob, electric oven, fridge with small freezer box, dishwasher, microwave, toaster and kettle (no washing machine/dryer). There is a huge, very comfy corner sofa for relaxing and there's a TV with an Amazon Firestick with a small selection of channel apps including Netflix and Amazon Prime. It has under floor heating throughout. Please note we do not have curtains on the massive sliding doors on each side, however it is private where the barn is situated with no buildings overlooking it. There are removable blackouts that can be used on the gable-end window on the mezzanine/bedroom level, for those who prefer less light when sleeping. Outside there's a lovely deck and beyond the pool is a private garden area leading on to a paddock. Wifi works very well, mobile not very well at all, though you can hook-up to the wifi and use wifi calling, if you have it and that works perfectly.
    Our area is very beautiful, very green, very quiet and very rural. This makes for a relaxing and peaceful stay. It's also super-dark at night as we have no street lights. If you are looking for night-life you'd have to go to Cheltenham (15 mins drive, cab possible with a bit of pre-planning). Please note you will have to drive to get to a pub or shop.
  • Our stay was perfect! The converted barn was just what we needed and had everything for a lovely weekend. Views were amazing and the host left us to it but was only a message away. Highly recommend this place.

    Jordan2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • Great views and well insulated in winter.

    Christina2020-02-29T00:00:00Z
  • Really lovely clean space with phenomenal views. Great base to explore the Cotswolds from!

    Rhys2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • Great location and accommodation and a very helpful host. We had everything we needed for a lovely stay. We hope to be back some time.

    Dan2020-02-20T00:00:00Z
  • Thank you for a very private, enjoyable stay in your pool house. The decor is modern and minimal as shown in the pictures- the bathroom and shower were functional and spacious. Even during stormy weather the views are beautiful and it’s very peaceful. We went to Cheltenham which is only a 15 minute drive. We didn’t go walking because of the weather but the pack in the barn is full of ideas. A pint of milk in the fridge would be my only suggestion. Otherwise everything was perfect.

    Alex2020-02-17T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing place, lovely veiws and good walks. Looking forward to staying again!

    Alexander2020-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • Highly recommend anyone to stay here if they are looking to come to the cotswolds! The most amazing place to stay, with lovely and peaceful views! Tina is a wonderful host, always waving us hello and goodbye when she saw us, and offering great tips and hints for our stay! ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

    Kyle2020-02-05T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing location, looking over lots of green hills. Lovely weekend getaway

    Hattie2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
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    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Barn


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom

    Set in beautiful open countryside . You’ll love my place because its spacious inside and out, its quiet with fantastic scenery. My place is good for couples.
    Our cottage is a single story detached cottage that has been recently refurbished. It has a large open plan kitchen/living/dining area fitted with all the essentials and more, the hallway leads you through into the bedroom with ensuite shower room.
  • Mark was very quick at responding to my messages and was very helpful. The cottage is set on a farm with other cottages in lovely Cotswolds - nature at its best yet minutes away from beautiful Stow-on-the-Wold. Dogs and I had a delightful time. Would definitely consider returning. Thank you Mark.

    Saskia2020-03-13T00:00:00Z
  • A lovely Cottage, very cosy and well equipped. Mark met us when we arrived and we had no issues at all during the stay. The dogs loved the field at the back and the cottage is in a great location. Bed was very comfy, bathroom great and the living space was cosy. Would recommend to others.

    Duncan2020-02-28T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect Cotswolds getaway - spacious, cosy and comfortable. Excellent location with plenty of villages and greenery to roam about - even storm Dennis couldn’t ruin our stay!

    Joe2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful cottage with everything you need, very cosy warm and a good size. Fantastic field for the dog to run around. Short drive to stow.

    Matt2020-02-14T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely cottage in the perfect location for visiting all the ‘must sees’ of the Cotswolds.

    Carolyn2020-02-11T00:00:00Z
  • We had a fantastic time at Mark’s cottage, I cannot fault it. The surrounding area is stunning. Stow-on-the-Wold is only a 5 minute drive away so you’re never far from the local amenities. The property was spotless, very nicely presented and the log fire was a nice touch. Book this cottage, you won’t regret it!

    Jamie2020-02-01T00:00:00Z
  • Such a beautiful cottage with amazing views of the winter sunsets. And close to lots of places to explore in the Cotswolds

    Toby2020-01-21T00:00:00Z
  • Well Worth the money nice place

    Chris2020-01-17T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Upper Swell, England, United Kingdom

    Welcome to Bracken Cottage, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. Bracken Cottage is a traditional Cotswold stone cottage built to house the weavers who worked in the many silk mills of the beautiful village of Blockley. The cottage is one of a row on a quiet road and the rooms at the back benefit from fabulous views of the surrounding Blockley Valley. The historic village is very peaceful and picturesque yet benefits from having two pubs and a community owned village shop & café, as well as a historic Norman church in the centre of the village. Numerous scenic country walks are accessible directly from the cottage and Blockley is well located for visiting the many beautiful towns and villages of the Cotswolds. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    Bracken Cottage is one of a row of former silk weaver’s cottages set on a quiet road in the village of Blockley. The front door opens directly into the ground floor living area: Living room/dining room/kitchen: This homely open plan living space has a cosy wood burning stove, wooden beams and a stable door with views across to the fields beyond. This room contains a sofa, a window seat, a Smart TV, a fold away dining table with seating for two, an electric oven, four-ring gas hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, cafetière, kettle and toaster. Steep stairs lead up from the living area to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms: Bedroom 2: A smart room with exposed painted beams, a king size bed, bedside tables, full length mirror and chest of drawers (please note the chest of drawers is not for guest use); Family bathroom: Decorated in a contemporary style, this spacious bathroom has a bath with handheld shower attachment, toilet, wash basin and a cupboard containing a washing machine. Further steep stairs lead directly into the master bedroom: Master bedroom: A characterful and cosy room in the eaves which contains a king size bed, Smart TV, chest of drawers and vanity mirror. The bedroom leads into the ensuite bathroom which contains a walk-in rain shower with handheld shower attachment, toilet and wash basin. The stable door leads from the kitchen into a wonderful landscaped garden with uninterrupted views of the countryside. The patio area directly outside the kitchen has a garden table with two benches, two chairs, a charcoal barbecue and a parasol. Three steps lead down from the patio to the lawn, bordered with timber beds along one side, and there is a further sunny patio and herb garden beyond. Free parking is available in the village car park opposite the cottage.
    Blockley is a popular village in the Cotswolds which is found within a triangle formed by three renowned market towns: Chipping Campden to the North, Moreton-in-Marsh to the South East and Stow-on-the-Wold to the South. Being close to these three towns has led to increased footfall in the village, bringing with it good quality pubs and a lovely village shop/café. As the village is away from main roads, it avoids the heavy tourist traffic and so visitors can get a real sense of rural life, enjoying the rolling countryside which falls within the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The peaceful Blockley Brook attracts tourists and locals as a quiet place to relax in the warmer months. This brook, together with the other brook in the village, played a part in Blockley's history as there were once 12 water mills which provided work in various industries over the centuries, including silk production and flour milling. Architecturally the village has quite a different character in comparison to the rest of the North Cotswolds as it has a more similar style to that of the villages in the Stroud valley, but here they have used a more golden stone. This design is reminiscent of wealthier times as the majority of the cottages were built during the 17th and 18th century, at the height of the industrial era. A popular attraction in Blockley is Mill Dene Garden which is a partner garden of the Royal Horticultural Society. With a misty grotto, stream and seats around the mill pond, this is a lovely place to while away the time looking out for the kingfishers whilst enjoying a cream tea. Food & Drink For a relatively small village, Blockley is blessed with a number of places to eat and drink, all just a short walk from anywhere in the village. The Crown Inn (www.crownhotelblockley.co.uk): This 16th century country inn is situated in the heart of Blockley and features a restaurant serving dishes prepared with local produce, along with a bar with an open fire and a wide selection of real ales. This honey coloured historic inn is covered in Virginia creeper which turns a stunning red in Autumn. Walk inside to the scents of wood smoke from the open log fires and snuggle into a comfy chair by the fire, to view the daily papers with a coffee or something stronger. Dinner is served in the warm and friendly restaurant with lighter meals and snacks available in the bar. The Great Western Arms (https://www.hooky.co.uk/content/our-pubs/great-western-arms-blockley.ashx): The award winning Great Western Arms is the “Local” of Blockley. The “Western” as it is locally known, is a Hook Norton Brewery pub and is tenanted to Sharon Brace. It is right at the heart of the village both geographically and socially, and is where Sharon and her team serve up some of the finest food, drink and entertainment available. The pub has two rooms: one is used as the restaurant and the other houses a pool table, juke box and darts board (dogs are welcome in the pool room). The Pub has recently been extensively refurbished and now boasts 1st class facilities and comforts. The spacious lounge bar/restaurant retains its period "feel" but has been re-furnished and decorated with great taste and care. The atmosphere is warm, welcoming and friendly. Blockley Village Shop & Café (blockleyshop.com): The community owned shop and café is the hub of the village. The shop offers a wide range of basic groceries and necessities, and a tempting array of local products, including farm meat and free-range eggs, daily deliveries of local fruit and veg, freshly baked bread and locally made ready meals. Logs are generally stocked in winter. The licensed café is open all day, serving breakfasts, lunches, coffees and teas, and home-baked cakes. Take-away hot and cold food, including croissants, pastries and baguettes, is also very popular. The café, where free broadband is available, is a popular meeting place for locals and visitors of all ages.
  • A lovely character cottage, in a beautiful unspoilt village, perfectly situated for exploring The Cotswolds. Local pub and wonderful village shop and cafe were definitely a bonus.

    Keith2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
  • We stayed in Bracken Cottage for a weekend away and we couldn’t have asked for anything better. Beautiful house, lovely village with a great cafe. Good location to nearby villages to explore. Would absolutely return to Bracken Cottage another time.

    Katie2020-01-06T00:00:00Z
  • This cottage was beautiful, would highly recommend to those wanting to Visit the Cotswolds. Very close to many of the towns, but also located in a nice quiet area. We went to the local pub and cafe for meals, they were absolutely delicious. The cottage itself was very well decorated with lots of amenities. It was so lovely to snuggle up with the fire in the middle of winter. We would really recommend this home to others.

    Gaetano2019-12-16T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely and clean would definitely go back if I was in the area

    Stephen2019-11-29T00:00:00Z
  • We had a lovely relaxing stay at Bracken cottage with our 3 month old baby. The amenities were excellent and there were plenty of good options for food and excursions close by.

    Ursula2019-11-10T00:00:00Z
  • My hubby and I had a lovely short break here. Great little cottage with all you need in a nice village that’s not really touristy yet really close to many of the Cotswolds attractions. If you don’t fancy cooking there’s a super village cafe within walking distance for coffee & cake or breakfast or lunch and also a nice village pub for a pint or evening meal.

    Sam2019-10-18T00:00:00Z
  • We loved our stay at Bracken Cottage. It was perfect for my wife and me and our infant son. It is charming and well-appointed with a lovely back-yard. Parking was easy across the street. It's less than a 300 meter walk downhill to the village cafe. We would stay there again without hesitation.

    Paul2019-09-17T00:00:00Z
  • Great place for some “R&R”, as well as exploring the delightful towns nearby. Blockley is quiet and not touristy, but full of charm, and the locals are very friendly. Also the Great Western has excellent food, as does the local cafe, and the village shop has an amazing array of stock. Bracken Cottage is so quaint, warm and sunny. It has a really comfortable bed and lovely linens.

    Kay2019-09-06T00:00:00Z
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    Property Type

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    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    2

    Blockley, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    'The Bolt Hole' is situated in the lovely Cotswold town of Northleach. It is within a few minutes walk of the town square, shops, restaurants, pubs and church. The location makes it an ideal touring base with Stow-on-the-wold, Burford, The Slaughters & Moreton in Marsh all within 15-25 minutes drive. It is also within easy access of Broadway, Stratford, Oxford & Cheltenham. An excellent selection of restaurants, pubs and a wine bar are within easy walking distance of the cottage. It is furnished to a good standard and has underfloor heating throughout. The kitchen / dining area is fitted with dishwasher, full size oven, hob & grill, fridge and microwave. There is a small sitting area with TV. The bedroom has a double bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers. There is a separate bathroom with bath with shower over, WC and sink. Outside is a small enclosed courtyard with table and chairs We're right in the middle of the Cotswolds so the main towns and villages are all within a 15-20 min drive.
    Situated right in the middle of the Cotswolds within 15 miles of the major Cotswolds towns and sights
  • The Bolt Hole is a lovely cottage located in a beautiful part of the country. It had everything we needed with plenty of great pubs and restaurants close by. Communication was quick and there were no issues whatsoever. I would highly recommend staying here.

    Stephen2020-03-14T00:00:00Z
  • We had a lovely stay at The Bolt Hole! It is in such a brilliant location for exploring areas of the Cotswold. The accommodation has everything you need and is very comfortable and clean - I would highly recommend.

    Sophie2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • A lovely cosy place to stay. Joyce was very prompt and helpful. So much advice on local walks and places to eat and drink. Absolutely perfect for a weekend away.

    Harry2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Everything you need for a few days in the Cotswolds. Great location for exploring. Plenty of parking on the street. Great kitchen facilities for cooking. Very comfy living and sleeping spaces.

    Emily2020-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • Great location with a lovely town square with great cafe pubs and shop would highly recommend for two people

    Alison2020-01-30T00:00:00Z
  • Joyce replied quickly to messages and was accommodating when we had to change the date. We got into the place easily with clear instructions, and we found the place clean, cosy and welcoming. Joyce had even thoughtfully left a bottle of milk and tea and coffee so we were able to have a cup of tea on arrival - the most important thing for a true Brit!!! Thank you for a lovely stay in a beautiful place :)

    Sarah2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • Was utterly perfect, super clean and tidy. A really cute little cottage in a picturesque village

    Odette2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • I’d highly recommend this accommodation!

    Denis2020-01-15T00:00:00Z
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    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Bungalow


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Northleach, United Kingdom

    Welcome to The Chapel, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. The Chapel is a beautifully renovated property located opposite the attractive village green in the heart of the historic market town of Stow-on-the-Wold. Stow is famous for its historic buildings and its wide range of restaurants, traditional pubs and antique shops. Surrounded by stunning countryside, Stow is also perfectly situated for exploring the many beautiful towns and villages of the North Cotswolds, as well as other tourist destinations, such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Blenheim Palace. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    The Chapel is located in the heart of Stow-on-the-Wold. A blue door at the bottom of the clock tower opens into a lobby area which is shared with neighbouring apartments. The Chapel’s front door opens into a stunning entrance hall, off which are the following rooms: Living/dining room: This bright and stylish open plan living area has an extensive collection of wall art and a beautiful glass lantern roof over the dining area. There is a sofa and two armchairs positioned around a beautiful trunk serving as the coffee table, as well as a console table with Freeview TV, a Blu-ray DVD player, digital radio and Bluetooth connector. The lovely wooden dining table comfortably seats four guests; Kitchen: This well-equipped space is perfect for home cooking and features an electric oven with four-ring electric hob, a fridge with a small freezer compartment, a dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave, kettle and toaster. A small round breakfast bar with two stools is located in the corner of the kitchen; Cloakroom: Contains a toilet and wash basin. Stairs lead up from the entrance hall to the first floor landing, which has a closet for additional storage space. The following rooms are off the landing: Master bedroom: A spacious and elegant room with lovely views over Sheep Street. There is a king size bed, a chest of drawers and wall-mounted hooks for additional storage space; Bedroom 2: Another well presented bedroom which contains a double bed with drawers for storage underneath, plus wall-mounted hooks for additional storage space; Family bathroom: Contains an L-shaped bath with an overhead rain shower and shower attachment, a toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail.
    Located in the north Cotswolds, Stow-on-the-Wold is one of the principal market towns in the region. The main feature of the town is the historic market square which used to play host to the annual sheep fairs where, at the height of the Cotswold wool industry, up to 20,000 sheep were sold at one time. The market square is steeped in history and has two features which date back to the medieval period. At one end of the square there is the medieval cross which was erected to urge traders to carry out fair business under the eyes of God, and at the far end stand the town stocks which are found in the shadows of the old elm tree. Originally known as Edwardstow or Stow St Edward after the town's patron saint Edward, the town's church is also named after him. The church is just 100 yards from the town square and is a lovely place for locals and tourists alike to get some peace from the bustling market square. The north door is guarded by two yew trees and is a focal point of the town. Stow has traditional narrow alleyways, or "tures" as they were once known, which wind their way through the centre of the town. It is these same alleyways that were once used to channel the sheep to the fair. Another point of interest in the town is the well in Well Lane which is now a Grade II Listed Building. As a result of the rather unique geology of the area, water held in the higher layers of the limestone bursts out of various fissures on the slopes and two do still work as wells now. Food & Drink Stow has numerous places to eat and drink, with a range of cuisines and prices to suit all tastes and budgets. The list below is a small sample of the range of options available: The Queens Head Inn (www.donnington-brewery.com/the_queens_head_stow_on_the_wold): The Queens Head is a traditional town pub, owned by the local Donnington brewery. Here locals mix with tourists who are unsurprisingly attracted into this lovely old pub. Good traditional pub food and ale, in a great atmosphere; The Sheep (www.thesheepstow.co.uk): A seasonal menu with pizzas being a major focus. There is a wood-fired oven in the restaurant, where you can watch your freshly made pizza cook; The Talbot: Laid back drinking, eating and coffees in a traditional meeting place for the town slap bang in the Square. Sofas, original paintings, rickety old tables and chairs, with staff who are under the threat of death if they are not friendly! White Hart (www.thewhitehartstow.com): A 'boutique' style Inn, which has recently been beautifully refurbished throughout. The Inn boasts two cosy bars, lots of open fires and an atmospheric dining room. Hearty food is served during the day, with finer dining in the evening. All food is sourced locally and prepared on the premises; The Bell (www.thebellatstow.com): The Bell at Stow is the perfect country pub. Behind the ivy-clad façade lies a charming, stylish interior with the warmest of welcomes. A favourite with the locals, The Bell is open all day every day offering everything from a pint of well-kept cask ale through to a delicious three-course supper. Friday evenings are legendary for the Champagne Happy Hour at 5pm - grab a seat if you can as the weekend gets off to the perfect start! Stow has a Tesco and a Co-op for regular food purchases and, for special treats, there is a traditional butcher's shop and a number of delicatessens specialising in local produce, including: Lambournes Butchers (www.lambournesbutchers.co.uk): A family owned, multi-award winning traditional butchers, renowned for locally-produced meat, poultry and game, sourced from hand-picked suppliers. Referring to the owner, the BBC's Adam Henson has observed that "what Bob doesn't know about sausages isn't worth knowing"; Cotswold Food Store and Café (www.cotswoldfoodstore.co.uk): The Cotswold Food Store and Café offers a huge variety of delicious local foods, ranging from locally sourced vegetables, meat, eggs and bread to charcuterie, hams and pates in its deli counter. The adjoining café offers freshly prepared meals by resident chef Sonya Kidney, along with home-made cakes, biscuits and light bites; Hamptons Fine Foods (www.hamptons-hampers.co.uk): Hamptons offer a wide range of quality foods to discerning customers. The shelves are packed with exclusive and delicious fine foods that one would not normally find in the mass outlets. A veritable Aladdin's cave. Hamptons specialise in gourmet hampers which can be collected from their shop or delivered direct.
  • This is a great Air BnB - location is right in the middle of town, with all amenities just a few mins walk away. The property is stylishly furnished and every little detail of what a guest may require seems to have been thoroughly thought through. Would recommend highly if you are visiting the Cotswolds.

    Ajay2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • A beautiful apartment in such a great location. Within very easy walking distance to shops, pubs and restaurants. We had such a lovely weekend in the cottage - it was so beautifully presented and very clean. Would definitely recommend and would definitely stay again!

    Tess2020-01-20T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect get away for a bunch of friends over the weekend. Great location in the heart of Stow on the wold. Right in the heart of all the shops and restaurants.

    Ashley2019-12-09T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing Stay at the Chapel in Stow. Cute village with lots of country pubs, coffee shops and nice shops. Went on lots of walks and easy to travel to other towns nearby. The house was cosy and warm and well equipped. Beautiful interior and design. Had a fabulous stay!

    megan2019-12-03T00:00:00Z
  • Great accommodation. It served us well. All essential white goods included which made our lives (4 guests) much easier, perfect for holiday time.

    Daniel2019-11-10T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful space in an excellent location.

    Suzanne2019-10-13T00:00:00Z
  • Great apartment in a renovated building with a fabulous location in the centre of Stow-on-Wold. Easy check in instructions & place was very clean.

    Len2019-09-13T00:00:00Z
  • Would recommend this beautiful house to anyone!! Stow-On-The-Wold was just perfect for a relaxed girls weekend away. The house is stunning and very stylish. 5 stars!

    Lucy2019-07-07T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Stow-on-the-Wold, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    Welcome to Alice Cottage, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. Alice Cottage is set on a hillside, with views out over the rooftops of Blockley, to the woods and fields beyond. The village is a hidden gem, being set well away from major roads and is very peaceful and picturesque, yet it is large enough to have two pubs, a restaurant and a community owned village shop and café, as well as a historic Norman church. It is also the location where the Father Brown mystery series is filmed. Blockley is close to the popular Cotswold market towns of Moreton-in-Marsh, Chipping Camden and Stow-on-the-Wold, and many beautiful countryside walks are right on the doorstep. It is also well located for further afield destinations, such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford or Blenheim Palace. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    Alice Cottage is one of a handful of cottages set on a small quiet lane, yet only moments from Blockley's historic high street. There is one shared parking space in front of the cottage and additional, free street parking is readily available. A path through the garden leads to the front door, which opens into the sunroom and the rest of the ground floor: Sunroom: South facing and looking out to the garden, with exposed stone walls and a clear roof, this is a lovely room to relax in, whatever the season. Contains a wooden table and two chairs; Living room/dining room/kitchen: The heart of this cosy cottage, the living room area contains comfy seating for three people, a wood burning stove and an LED HD Freesat TV, with DVD player. There is a fold away table, for formal dining. The kitchen area is very efficiently and practically arranged, and includes a 2-ring electric hob, electric oven, Smeg fridge/freezer, microwave, Miele washing machine/tumble dryer, toaster and kettle. There is also a radio with an iPod dock. Stairs lead up from the kitchen area to a small first floor landing, off which are the following rooms: Master bedroom: Contains a double bed and plenty of storage space. There is also a radio with an iPod dock; Bedroom 2: A small room, which contains a 75cm wide single bed and a bedside cabinet with drawers; Shower room: Although small, the bathroom has been well designed, to include a shower, small basin and toilet. Alice Cottage's small, enclosed garden is well proportioned with a raised terrace to take advantage of the lovely far reaching rural views and to provide a beautiful south facing outdoor seating area, with a table, wooden bench, two chairs and a charcoal BBQ.
    Blockley is a popular village in the Cotswolds which is found within a triangle formed by three renowned market towns: Chipping Campden to the North, Moreton-in-Marsh to the South East and Stow-on-the-Wold to the South. Being close to these three towns has led to increased footfall in the village, bringing with it good quality pubs and a lovely village shop/café. As the village is away from main roads, it avoids the heavy tourist traffic and so visitors can get a real sense of rural life, enjoying the rolling countryside which falls within the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The peaceful Blockley Brook attracts tourists and locals as a quiet place to relax in the warmer months. This brook, together with the other brook in the village, played a part in Blockley's history as there were once 12 water mills which provided work in various industries over the centuries, including silk production and flour milling. Architecturally the village has quite a different character in comparison to the rest of the North Cotswolds as it has a more similar style to that of the villages in the Stroud valley, but here they have used a more golden stone. This design is reminiscent of wealthier times as the majority of the cottages were built during the 17th and 18th century, at the height of the industrial era. A popular attraction in Blockley is Mill Dene Garden which is a partner garden of the Royal Horticultural Society. With a misty grotto, stream and seats around the mill pond, this is a lovely place to while away the time looking out for the kingfishers whilst enjoying a cream tea.
  • This. Cottage. Is. So. Cozy. I had the best time, and found it perfectly suited for for resting, reading, and re-charging. The fireplace is a nice added touch, as was the lemon cake waiting for me with my tea. I would 100% go back. I miss it already.

    Amanda2019-12-02T00:00:00Z
  • We found this place to be what it says on the tin. Not too overdone and quaint and cosy. Great to relax and let yourself away. Sitting by the fire crackling away as rain pattered on the porch roof with a glass of wine in hand and great friends in toe was a wonderful experience. The local area is good for a few days explore with Bourton Wood as a particularly beautiful highlight. The space is a little small so I’d keep it to three people max but it worked well for 2-3 nights. The parking space was also tight but was fine in the end. The shower was also great - an important part of a winter stay in the Cotswolds!

    David2019-11-24T00:00:00Z
  • Super cosy cottage with a great fireplace making it ideal for a winter break.

    Dan2019-11-08T00:00:00Z
  • We had a great time. The cottage was small but very clean and cosy. It’s well equipped and brilliantly located for exploring the Cotswolds

    Sally2019-10-28T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely cottage - perfect for our family of 3!!

    John2019-10-25T00:00:00Z
  • This is a really sweet, cosy cottage. It is small but this is accurately represented in the description. It is ideal for a couple with a young child. We had a third adult occupying the small single room which was fine for the couple of nights we were there. I did think that at over £400 for a couple of nights was expensive and if I was to stay there again would probably go direct to Character Cottages rather than through AirBnB. However it is very conveniently situated for this lovely village of Brockley and the parking wasn’t as complicated as it first sounded it might be. We did a lovely walk over to Batsford Arboretum and also managed to be in Brockley for film night which was an additional unexpected treat.

    Ann2019-10-20T00:00:00Z
  • The Alice Cottage is really very nice, tastefully decorated and clean. Comfortable veranda at the entrance, ideal for taking off wet jackets and shoes before entering the house. Large and well equipped kitchen. The only thing missing is the dishwasher, for the rest there's really everything, even a very useful washer / dryer. The bathroom, located on the upper floor, is small but functional. The large and tastefully furnished double bedroom. That single little one but pretty. The strength of the cottage is undoubtedly the small living room with fireplace. Especially when it is raining and cold outside, being able to relax in front of the fireplace, is really a unique and priceless experience (wood is necessary to light the fire provided by the property). Convenient private parking in front of the entrance. Excellent location. The picturesque village of Blockley is the ideal starting point to visit the Cotswolds. Simply perfect for those who want a relaxing holiday in the heart of the English countryside. Finally I point out the seriousness of the agency that manages the property. Really very kind and helpful. If we were to return to the Cotswolds in the future, we would have no doubts, we would certainly return to the Alice Cottage. Highly recommended!

    Monica2019-10-07T00:00:00Z
  • Charming place. Lovely front garden. Beautiful town. We loved it. Would definitely go back!

    Callie2019-09-02T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    2

    Blockley, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    Welcome to The Tap Room, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. The Tap Room is a charming Grade II listed cottage in the much loved Cotswold village of Kingham, one of the most desirable culinary destinations in the Cotswolds and home to The Big Feastival weekend in August. The Wild Rabbit, an award-winning pub, is moments from the cottage and the Daylesford Estate is less than two miles away, making it an ideal lunch stop on a country walk. Many of the picturesque villages and market towns of the North Cotswolds are close by, including Bourton-on-the-Water, The Slaughters and Stow-on-the-Wold. Kingham has a train station with direct train links to London and Oxford, making further afield destinations easily accessible without a car. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    The Tap Room enjoys an idyllic corner plot with its main entrance being via the back door. Opening into the dining area, the following rooms are on the ground floor, all with underfloor heating: Living room: This delightful living space has a cosy yet contemporary feel, with exposed beams and an exposed Cotswold feature stone wall. There are two sofas and a footstool, a Smart TV with DVD player, Bluetooth speaker and a selection of board games; Dining area: Tastefully decorated, this dining area has two picture windows on either side of the back door which overlook the attractive garden. There is a wooden table with seating for six; Kitchen: Adjacent to the dining area, the well-equipped kitchen has solid wood surfaces and contains an electric oven, four-ring electric hob, a fridge with a small freezer compartment, microwave, kettle, toaster and cafetière. There is also a slimline dishwasher, washing machine and DAB radio; Family bathroom: The smart family bathroom contains a bath with an overhead shower, separate handheld shower attachment, toilet and wash basin. Stairs lead up from the dining area to a spacious first floor landing in the eaves, off which are the following rooms: Master bedroom: A characterful room with an exposed Cotswold stone wall and original oak beams. It contains a king size divan bed, a large cupboard with a hanging rail and an Ottoman with two drawers. The Velux window overlooks the garden below and has a blackout curtain; Bedroom 2: At the opposite end of the landing is the second bedroom which has two single divan beds, an Ottoman with two drawers and a cupboard for storage. The garden is accessed via the back door which opens onto a patio area with smart Rattan armchairs and a matching glass-topped table. Mostly laid to lawn, the garden is bordered by attractive shrubs and fragrant lavender, and two mature trees provide shade in the sunshine. A charcoal barbecue is available in the summer months as well. This attractive outdoor space is fully enclosed, however, young children and dogs should be supervised at all times. The cottage has parking space for two cars in the carport and further on-street parking is available in the village.
    Voted "England's Favourite Village" in 2004 by Country Life magazine, Kingham is a beautiful, unspoilt Cotswold village, with a large open green and some elegant stone and thatch cottages, mostly dating from the 17th and 18th centuries. It is situated in the Evenlode valley, a short drive from the well known Cotswold market towns of Stow-on-the-Wold and Chipping Norton. There has been a church on the site of St. Andrew's Church for at least 900 years, although the present building is a mixture of ages. The font is 13th century, the Perpendicular Gothic tower 15th century, the nave roof is dated 1774 and the rest of the church was remodelled in 1851-3. The church also has a fine old rectory, built in the 17th century. Kingham has two highly regarded pubs, a village shop and is just a mile away from Daylesford Organic, which is well known for its organic food, cookery school and spa. Kingham is also the only village in the Cotswolds that is served by a main line railway station, which provides regular services to London Paddington station. Food & Drink Kingham is fortunate to be blessed with two of the best village pubs in the whole of the Cotswolds, as well as a welcoming hotel, and is just a mile away from the well known Daylesford Organic Farm: The Wild Rabbit (www.thewildrabbit.co.uk): Owned by Lord and Lady Bamford, and described as "the poshest pub in Britain", the Wild Rabbit has been totally refurbished and boasts a total of three real fires in its dining room and separate bar. The menu reflects the seasons and celebrates everything that is great about local produce. All ingredients are carefully selected for their quality and are organic, where possible; The Kingham Plough (www.thekinghamplough.co.uk): The Kingham Plough has established a well deserved reputation as an outstanding dining pub and has deservedly been recognised by numerous awards bestowed by various different bodies. The modern British food is inspirational, not your ordinary Gastro-Pub menu, where everything is prepared from scratch by a team of skilled chefs. Headed by chef-owner Emily Watkins and head chef Ben Dulley, the menu offers an exciting take on English classics. The kitchen is dedicated to making the most of the carefully sourced local ingredients and everything from the charcuterie to the baked beans in the award winning breakfast is proudly made by hand. Kingham also has a village store, selling a wide range of everyday products, including fresh items, beers, wines and spirits, groceries and confectionery. There are regular farmers' markets held in the village, throughout the year.
  • A relaxing setting in a beautful part of the Cotswolds. The living space is comfortable and makes relaxing very easy, the beds are also very comfortable and the propery is very clean. Two pubs within walking distance, we visited both and had great food in both.

    Vivienne2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • Very centrally located in Kingham and very charming. The house is small and the ceilings in the bedrooms are quite low, but overall it was everything we needed. Nice heated floors in the bathroom.

    Brian2019-11-30T00:00:00Z
  • Really lovely little cottage, ideal for 2 people! the location is amazing being just a stones throw away from some great pubs, and Daylesford Farm. It was really clean with lots of amenities, and very handily for us lots of toys and games for our little one. Would definitely recommend and will hopefully be staying again soon!

    Nicholas2019-10-27T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Kingham, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    Our new luxury Mega Pod Glamping accommodation sleep up to 4, all overlooking the idyllic village of Notgrove. Surrounded by stunning Cotswold countryside with access to walks over the 1,500 acre private Notgrove Estate it’s the ultimate in peace and relaxation. All with en-suite shower and WC, on site games room, a mini football pitch and our friendly animals we welcome couples and families looking to enjoy the laid back Cotswold life. - Double bed and sofa bed - En-suite shower and WC - Kitchenette with fridge, microwave oven and hob - Flat screen Freeview TV - Dining table and Chairs - Outdoor seating and Fire pit - Heating, lighting and Electrical points - Wi-Fi - Linen included for double bed - extra linen for sofa bed £30 - Fire pack can be ordered once booked £10 A kettle and toaster, microwave and fridge are in the pod plus 1 x colander, 4 x mugs, 4 x cereal bowls, 4 x plates, 1 x tea towel, 1 x dish cloth and scourer, 1 x saucepans, 1 x frying pan, 1 x scissors, 4 x dinner knives Group Bookings – we are happy to take group bookings we have 8 pods in total sleeping up to 4 each, but please note we are a quiet family friendly site so no loud music and parties will be possible. Pod Locations – Our Pods are all individually named…Campion, Mallow, Willowherb, Periwinkle, Lupin, Poppy, Buttercup and Bluebell. Campion is closest to the games room and Bluebell is the furthest pod. Fire Pack £10 1 x bag of logs, 1 x bundle of kindling, 1 x box of firelighters, 1 x box of matches Extra linen for sofa bed £30 1 x double duvet, 2 x pillows, 1 x sheet, 1 x duvet cover, 2 x pillow cases, 2 x towels. Please contact the owner after booking for these. Pod games room As we know the great British weather can’t always be relied upon…..our onsite games room ensures you can keep the family occupied whatever the weather. For the big kids we have table football, table tennis and for the little ones a variety of books, toys and games to suit all ages. For parents enjoy a drink from the hot drinks machine, relax on the sofa and enjoy a welcome alternative to your pod. A clamber stack and mini football area are also situated to the side of the pods outside the games room. Tennis court and bike hire available. Walks and cycle routes around the estate and local area Pet Farm animals live in the paddocks opposite the pods - goats, donkeys, alpaca and a pig - they love you to visit them during your stay.
    Notgrove Estate is one of the few remaining privately owned Cotswold estates offering 1500 acres of private rolling farmland. We have mapped out walks, around the estate and local area and can recommend longer walks if required. Our working farm has sheep and cattle as well as our pet goats, donkeys and alpaca who live just across the track from the pods . You can hire bikes from the local company via our website. We are ideally located to visit the local attractions of Bourton on the Water (3 miles) Stow on the Wold (5 miles) or Burford, Stratford Upon Avon, Cheltenham. Adam Henson's Cotswold Farm Park is a 15 minute drive away and The Cotswold Wildlife Park is a 25 drive away. Bourton on the Water is 3 miles down the road and has many Cotswold wonders such as Birdland, The Model Railway and the Miniature Village - as well as lovely cafes and shops. The local pub is The Plough at Cold Aston, this is a 1.5 miles walk from us across the fields or down a quiet lane - with lovely food and beers. Or The Black Horse at Naunton is also a lovely village pub with great pub food and a cosy atmosphere.
    The Notgrove Estate is a 1500 acre family run working farm owned by Harry and Diana Acland. Set high up in the Cotswold Hills it has 400 acres of grassland in deep valleys and 100 acres of woodland and rolling arable fields. The farm has a mix of sheep, cattle and arable and has diversified with two horse livery yards and a holiday cottage business. In the last few years Harry and Diana have put in new foot and bridle paths and entered into a wildlife conservation scheme planting 200 acres of special plots planted with wild bird mixes, corn bunting mixes, pollen and nectar mixes for bees and beetle banks that promotes the preservation of our natural wild birds. The scenery changes with each season as does the pattern of farming; we have an abundance of lambs and calves in spring, harvest in summer, colourful autumn leaves and dramatic winters, often with snow.
  • This place is everything you need and more. The pods are adorable and have a lot more room inside than you would think. We stayed for one night but wish we had stayed longer. Definitely order the fire pack if you can, it was pretty windy but we still managed to get the fire pit going and it was such a lovely way to end the evening. We met the owners when having brunch at the onsite café called the Nuttery. The food hit the spot and the staff and the owners were so welcoming and extremely hospitable. Definitely somewhere you will want to go back to in the future, we are already looking to book this place again! Thank you so much again! See you soon!

    Jennifer2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • Great stay. Pods were a really neat idea. If you like getting away from hotels and fussy check in and check outs this is a good one for you.

    Joe2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely cosy pod in the countryside. Great fire pit and fire pack provided at additional cost. Extra special in the bright fresh sunshine as well as waking up to snow in the morning!

    Maddie2020-02-27T00:00:00Z
  • Great experience!

    Laia2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Excellent place to stay. Highly recommend trip to Nuttery for evening beer, very welcoming

    Ben2020-02-22T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely little pod on an equally lovely farm. The weather was cold but the pod was really cosy. We enjoyed walking around the estate and seeing all of the animals.

    Michael2020-02-21T00:00:00Z
  • Great experience staying at willowherb. There was a lovely pub near by called The Plough Inn at Cold Aston and a few mins drive from Bourton on the water. Fresh linen and enough cutlery etc. for our stay. Will be recommending to family and friends

    Katie2020-02-18T00:00:00Z
  • Great accomodation for a relaxing break in beautiful surroundings.

    Catherine2020-02-14T00:00:00Z
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    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Cheltenham, United Kingdom

    Entire house1 bed
    Willowherb Pod
    Price:$38/night
    45 reviews
    Superhost
    Welcome to The Old Farmhouse, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. Dating back to the 17th century, The Old Farmhouse is a beautiful Grade II listed Cotswold stone cottage, located in the heart of the picturesque village of Little Rissington. This small village is surrounded by the stunning Cotswold countryside, with lovely walks straight from the door, whilst also being only a mile and a half away from the famous town of Bourton-on-the-Water. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    The Old Farmhouse sits on the main road that runs through the heart of the quiet village of Little Rissington. There is a front door that opens onto the road, however the primary access to the cottage is now via the back door, which leads into the kitchen. The following rooms are on the ground floor of the cottage: Kitchen/breakfast room: This large, dual aspect room includes a lovely kitchen area, with a single electric oven, four ring induction hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster and washing machine. There is also a wooden breakfast table with seating for six; Living room: Another beautiful, dual aspect room, with oak beams, stone mullion windows, and a large inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove. There is comfy seating for six and a flatscreen TV, with a DVD player; Dining room: With oak beams and a stone mullion window, this room contains a formal dining table with seating for six, two comfy armchairs, and a flatscreen TV with integrated DVD player; Cloakroom: Contains a toilet and a hand basin. Stairs lead up from the living room to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms: Bedroom 2: A stylish, dual aspect room, with a lovely window seat in one of the stone mullion windows, which contains a super king size bed; Bedroom 3: With oak beams and two stone mullion windows, this cosy room contains two single beds; Family bathroom: Contains a bath with overhead shower, toilet and a wash basin. A steep, narrow staircase, with a very low beam, leads up from the first floor to the master bedroom, which takes up the entire second floor: Master bedroom: This magnificent eaves room is framed by ancient oak beams and contains a king size bed. There is a stylish ensuite bathroom, with a free standing bath, walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin. At the rear of the cottage, just outside the back door, is a small patio terrace, which contains an outdoor table and chairs, as well as a garden bench. Next to the terrace are two off street parking spaces.
    The Cotswolds are characterised by attractive small towns and villages, built of the underlying Cotswold stone (a yellow oolitic limestone). In the Middle Ages the wool trade made the Cotswolds prosperous and some of this money was put into the building of churches, leaving the area with a number of large handsome Cotswold stone "wool churches". The area remains affluent, which has encouraged the establishment of many high quality pubs, restaurants and antique shops.
  • Stayed here for three nights and got ready here for my wedding - the place was fantastic! Everything you need is available for you and beautiful places nearby. The rooms were clean and tidy and beds were comfortable. Parking was perfect.

    Rosie2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely cottage, cosy and excellent for our long weekend away. Great for a group of friends to meet up and stay. Lovely country feel!

    Emma2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • A stylish, homely but well spaced character cottage that's well placed for exploring the surrounding Cotswold villages.

    Sam2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to stay, really cosy and clean! The location was ideal and you can park at the cottage. Very beautiful!

    Nabeela2019-09-29T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful house in a lovely little village, be aware no village pub you do need to drive. Parking can be a bit tight especially for 2 'big' cars. Would definitely stay here again, fabulous location for exploring all the pretty villages and towns of the Cotswolds.

    Vanessa2019-07-22T00:00:00Z
  • The cottage is really lovely. The host was easy to communicate with and access was straight forward. We had a great stay.

    William2019-07-01T00:00:00Z
  • Our stay at this property was wonderful. The house itself is beautiful, warm, comfortable and just exactly what we were hoping it would be. The location is fantastic for either heading out to explore in the car or for stretching your legs and walking into the neighbouring village of Bourton-on-the-Water. I can't recommend it highly enough.

    Katrina2018-04-02T00:00:00Z
  • Thank you, Character Cottages. Our stay in Little Rissington was brilliant - and accommodation/communication was exemplary, with nothing to fault. Do yourselves a favour and stay here!

    Daniel2017-12-04T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    3

    Little Rissington, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    Welcome to Lanes Cottage, brought to you exclusively by Character Cottages, local specialists in stylish, Cotswold holiday rentals. Dating back to the 1850s, Lanes Cottage is a stunning Grade II listed property located in the heart of Chipping Campden, one of the most famous and recognisable market towns in England. The cottage is ideally located for exploring the many small shops, tea rooms and restaurants in the town, as well as providing easy access to the beautiful surrounding countryside. The many other lovely towns and villages of the Cotswolds are all just a short drive away, as are well known places such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Blenheim Palace. Important Customer Notice: - Special Events: Christmas, New Year and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival are Special Events, with bookings typically limited to weeks only from a specific start day If your dates don’t appear to fit, then please click Contact Host below to find out what options may exist for you!
    Lanes Cottage is located in a row of Cotswold stone cottages, on a beautiful street in the heart of Chipping Campden. The front door opens into the living area, containing the following rooms: Living room: This characterful and cosy space contains a beautiful Cotswold stone fireplace with an open fire and comfortable seating including a sofa and two armchairs. There is a Smart TV, DVD player, and a Sony music system; Dining room: The dining room, which is separated from the living room by the staircase, contains a wooden table which comfortably seats three guests, and a sideboard with a selection of games; Kitchen: Two steps lead up from the dining area into the well-equipped kitchen, which contains an electric oven with four-ring electric hob, a dishwasher, washing machine, kettle, toaster, microwave and a fridge; Shower room: Contains a walk-in shower, toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail. Stairs lead up from the living area to the first floor landing, off which are the following rooms: Master bedroom: A spacious and elegant room with a striking Cotswold stone chimney breast. There is a king size bed, a dressing table with a mirror, plus fitted wardrobes and bedside cabinets for storage; Bedroom 2: This homely room with an exposed Cotswold stone wall contains a 4ft double bed, a bookcase and shelves, plus hooks for hanging space. Accessed via French doors from the kitchen, the beautiful enclosed garden is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the tranquillity. A lovely patio area with a table and chairs is found on the first level of the garden, from which stone steps lead up to the second tier, which has two pretty lawn areas and a garden path bordered by lovely shrubs. The path continues up to the top tier with a bistro table and two chairs, perfect for al fresco dining. Free on-street parking is available close to the cottage.
    Chipping Campden is one of the main market towns in the North Cotswolds, built by medieval traders with wealth created from the wool trade. With many thatched cottages, this is one of the most picturesque towns in the region. A notable feature of the town is the Market Hall which was built in 1627. Originally thought to be used in the wool trade, the main function of the hall was actually to give shelter to local cheese, poultry and butter sellers. The High Street is relatively small, taking just five minutes to walk from one end to the other, and it has a number of well-regarded eateries ranging from tea houses to dining pubs and restaurants. This main street curves in a shallow arc which is flanked on both sides by terraces of ancient houses, each house having its own embellishments. This feature of the town is one of the reasons why, in 1970, the street was officially designated as a conservation area. Chipping Campden marks one end of the Cotswolds Way which is a 102 mile National Trail linking Chipping Campden to Bath. For the majority of the trail it follows the Cotswold escarpment which gives the walker fantastic views of the surrounding scenery. The Way passes through many traditional villages and close to historical sites including Sudeley Castle near Winchcombe and Hailes Abbey. The countryside along the Way is very diverse, ranging from wildflower meadows to beech woodlands, providing visitors with perfect examples of Britain's stunning landscape. Food & Drink Chipping Campden has numerous places to eat and drink, with a range of cuisines and prices to suit most tastes and budgets. The list below is a small sample of the range of options available: The Kings Hotel (www.kingscampden.co.uk): Modern British food with a contemporary twist. You will encounter mouth-watering choices like a starter of Duck Rillets with a Pea Panna Cotta & Pomegranate dressing, or main course of Braised Belly Pork & Fillet, Crispy Langoustine Tail, Roasted Apple, Celeriac Choucroute & Dauphinoise Potato. To finish, the dessert menu promises blissful indulgence with the likes of Caramel Banana Mousse, Pain D’epice & Coffee Soil. For a more informal option, relax in the friendly atmosphere of the stylishly refurbished Brasserie bar, serving morning coffee & brunch through to afternoon tea & dinner. Enjoy favourites such as Mussels in Garlic & White Wine, Home-made Aberdeen Angus Burger, Focaccia, Smoked Bacon & Tomato Relish with Fries; Cotswold House Hotel (www.cotswoldhouse.com): The kitchen team take their inspiration from the finest offerings of dedicated producers - whether it be wholesome crusty breads, locally-churned cheeses, home-reared meats, best Cornish fish, vegetables from the lush Vale of Evesham, or jams and preserves from small-scale artisan producers. The result? The very best of modern British cooking. Wonderful, simple food served at lunch and dinner in The Cotswold Grill or at dinner in The Dining Room at Cotswold House. On warm days, enjoy a drink, coffee, or lunch on the Pavilion Terrace tucked away in the hotel garden, its borders awash with summer colour. Sit under a shady umbrella and enjoy the peace and quiet from morning coffee to your early evening sun-downer; Michael’s Mediterranean Restaurant(www.michaelsmediterranean.co.uk): Specialising in Greek and modern Mediterranean cuisine, served in a relaxed, intimate setting. Wine and dine in relaxed surroundings, with the warm ambience of open fires and a friendly service. From a delightful array of Mezze dishes, fresh fish and seafood with seasonal daily specials to the renowned “Marathona” Fillet Steaks.
  • Lovely, cozy cottage in the perfect location to explore chipping campden. Very relaxing stay!

    Laura2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful cottage. Full of character and charm while providing all the amenities for a wonderful stay. Ideal location to explore the Cotswolds. Chipping Campden itself is beautiful. We visited several villages, the hunt at Broadway, Stratford, Bath etc.. Highly recommended and we will be sure to visit back in summer.

    Sanjay2019-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • A beautiful cottage, very well presented with a lovely secluded garden.

    Nichola2019-10-21T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful place, with an amazing garden. Location was easy to find and walk to anywhere in Chipping Campden. Would stay there again:)

    Natalie2019-09-16T00:00:00Z
  • This cottage had the most beautiful garden. It was the perfect place to drink wine, eat cheese, chill out and enjoy the beauty and charm of Chipping Camden and the English countryside.

    Jo2019-08-02T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    2

    Chipping Campden, Cotswolds, United Kingdom

    Snug space ideal for relaxing get aways. Set in area of outstanding natural beauty. Perfect for couples keen to explore the Cotswolds. A walker or mtn bikers dream with direct access to the Cotswold way. It's a quirky small space. Intended as a great escape, there is WiFi but no TV. Dogs: welcome - small additional charge of £8. Sofabed: Please give notice to allow me to supply bedding - extra £10 charge (or bring your own for free). NB The bathroom space is limited!
    Open plan living space with outstanding views from property towards Gloucester, Forest of Dean and Wales. There is a small kitchen which includes a double induction hob and combination microwave. Sofa which doubles as a bed suitable for one adult or two children. The bedroom is reached via a staircase. There is a small bathroom with shower set into the eves (v tall people may find this tricky), toilet and hand basin. King size bed awaits with a choice of duvets to suit your needs. Storage and desk space under eves.
    Close to Cheltenham, Gloucester and Cirencester. Minutes from A417 en route to M5 and M4 yet set in deep woodland with outstanding views.
  • We stayed here just for one night for my birthday and it was worth every mile from Colchester! It was so clean and stylish, the hosts were so lovely and quick to reply. They even suggested we go to the Green Dragon for dinner which was lovely! We took a walk in the countryside behind the property which was beautiful! Waking up to the rain on the window, looking out over the hills and countryside was perfect! And to top it all off, their dog that we got to meet was so handsome and friendly! Will definitely be staying again, hopefully for longer!!

    Jodie2020-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • This little hideaway is charming. Close to the village of Birdlip, it’s a perfect place to explore the Cotswolds.

    Kirstie2020-03-11T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful views from a lovely place to stay

    Susanne2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • This is one of the cleanest properties I’ve stayed in, with a friendly host as well. The property is cosy, perfect for a weekend away with a significant other - plus there is a nice view and good amenities. Overall I would recommend staying here, it’s very nice indeed!

    Christopher2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect place to go if you want the traditional feel of the Cotswolds! Very clean, and had all kitchen amenities and utensils. Couch is comfy and you can look at the beautiful view. Upstairs you can go out onto the porch and it is stunning. Good water pressure, they provided soap. Outside the bedroom window, you also have a gorgeous view of the rolling hills. Lots of natural light that comes in through the windows. It didn’t get too warm inside, but it just added to the traditional feel :) They provided us with fresh milk, which was a nice touch. It was cosy inside with nice decor and some books to read. Thank you!

    Shawna2020-03-07T00:00:00Z
  • Great space to relax in. Perfectly clean and some nice touches (fresh flowers and chocolates). It’s a perfect enjoyed the location to explore the local Cotswold towns and villages and we hope to return sometime!

    Rob2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • A fantastic little get away on the edge of the cotswolds, has everything you need and is only a short drive away from Cheltenham and Gloucester. Would highly recommend!

    Lauren2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful little property in an amazing location!

    Adrian2020-02-27T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Tiny house


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Witcombe, England, United Kingdom

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