Holiday Homes & Rentals in The Cotswolds

Holiday Homes & Rentals in The Cotswolds

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Highlights in The Cotswolds

  • Quaint English villages
  • Rolling hills
  • Traditional pubs
  • Afternoon tea
  • Area of outstanding natural beauty

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Holiday Rental for 3 People in Cirencester, The Cotswolds
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Cirencester, The Cotswolds
Holiday Rental • 3 Guests • 1 Bedroom
9.9
(19 reviews)
Full of character and charm, this well-presented cottage is ideally situated to visit Cheltenham, Oxford and Stow-on-the-Wold.. All on the ground floor.Open plan living space: With beams.Living area: With electric wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player and single sofa bed.Dining area.Kitchen area: With combi microwave/oven/grill, fridge and washing machine.Bedroom: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request).Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.. Oil central heating (£30per week or £20 per short break if used), electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. T...
from €57 / night
Holiday Rental for 2 People in The Cotswolds, South West England
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The Cotswolds, South West England
Holiday Rental • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
9.3
(12 reviews)
If you are looking for a peaceful place to rest during your Cotswold stay then Gilberts welcomes you with open arms.. Ramp or 3 steps to entrance.All on the ground floor:Open plan living space.Living area: With Freeview TV, DVD player and Stereo/CD player.Dining area.Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher.Bedroom: With double bed.Bathroom: With bath, and toilet.Wet room: With shower (no toilet). . Small patio with garden furniture.. Set amidst beautiful countryside in the heart of the Cotswolds, these delightful cottages offer the opportunity for a ...
from €45 / night
Holiday Rental for 2 People in The Cotswolds, South West England
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The Cotswolds, South West England
Holiday Rental • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
9.8
(12 reviews)
Close your eyes and imagine a traditional Cotswold cottage. Wake up in Dusty’s Stable where you no longer have to imagine.. Ground Floor:Open plan living space: With stone floor.Living area: With Freeview TV and DVD player.Dining area.Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave and fridge/freezer.First Floor:Bedroom: With double bed, beams and sloping ceiling.Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.. Patio with garden furniture.. Set amidst beautiful countryside in the heart of the Cotswolds, these delightful cottages offer the opportunity for a romantic break, peaceful ge...
from €51 / night

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    Current Holiday letting prices The Cotswolds

    €304for 25 May - 1 Jun
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    Current holiday letting availability The Cotswolds

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    Holiday homes and rentals in the Cotswolds

    Homes in quintessential English countryside

    The Cotswolds radiate quintessential English charm from every corner. With iconic honey-coloured stone holiday cottages, rolling hills, delicious local produce and cosy country pubs, the Cotswolds are recognised as one of the most picturesque and historic areas in the UK. Choose from one of many story-book towns and villages for your holiday home. Will it be Bourton-on-the Water with its patchwork of attractive little bridges, Castle Comb with its centuries-old limestone properties and huge stately homes, Cirencester with its buzzing market square and history that dates all the way back to Roman times, or one of the dozens of delightful destinations in this small corner of England?!

    Iconic Cotswolds stone holiday homes

    The Cotswolds sits upon a base of limestone which provides the traditional grey and brown stone for the countless cosy rentals that sit within the landscape. The warmth of these stone walls is intrinsic to the identity and character of the Cotswolds. Modern homes abound too, with spacious open-plan layout and floor-to-ceiling windows. And a lovely, lush, green English garden is practically guaranteed!

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    The area and getting around

    Visit England’s most arresting towns and villages

    The Cotswolds are a located in the south-west of England and comprise the Cotswold Hills, a range of lush, green rolling hills and many of the country’s most sought-after and arresting towns and villages. It takes just two hours to arrive by train or car from London, or from the nearest airport in the city of Bristol it is a half-hour drive.

    Travel back into time to a bygone era.

    Storybook, timeless, pastoral, rustic, enduring are just some of the words that come to mind when you think of the English Cotswolds. Designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it covers 800 square miles replete with glorious, honey-coloured towns and villages that look like they have been sent through time from a bygone era we hark back to in time-honoured fairy tales. You will find the traditional houses perfect for a family holiday, with spacious gardens and warm, cosy interiors.

    Travellers and activities

    The Cotswolds for families

    The Cotswolds are a special place to bring your children. Get ready to visit farms and wildlife parks, steam railways and museums. For teenagers, there are activity centres, water sports and popular shopping outlets. And you don’t have to splash the cash to enjoy your family holiday in the Cotswolds, as many of the museums, which showcase everything from dinosaurs to historic aircraft, are free, as are the majority of the area’s country parks!

    The Cotswolds for fans of quintessential English villages

    So where to go first, ‘England's Favourite Village’ Kingham, the highest village in the area, Stow-on-the-Wold, Chipping Camden with its elegant terraced High Street – or one of the many other fairy-tale villages beckoning you to explore?! And of course, you cannot forget Bibury, nestled on the banks of the River Coln, it is a gorgeous little village with the Cotswolds’ most famous and photographed street, Arlington Row. You will truly feel like you’ve been thrown back a few centuries!

    The Cotswolds is home to the annual cheese competition which involves chasing a big round slab of cheese down a steep hill! Cheese lovers take note – first person to reach the cheese keeps it!

    Top 5 travel tips in the Cotswolds

    1. Explore an English country garden

    Hidcote Manor garden is the quintessential English garden surrounding a golden Cotswolds-stone house. Each so-called ‘room’ of the garden has its own character, and in summer they are awash with colour!

    2. Visit Harry Potter film locations

    The village of Lacock is like a small time warp of a traditional Cotswolds village, and it was used as a location for many Harry Potter scenes. The most notable location is the magnificent fan-vaulted cloisters seen in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

    3. Discover 2,000 years of history in Gloucester

    The biggest town in the Cotswolds boasts Roman ruins, one of the world's most majestic cathedrals and the UK's best preserved Victorian Docks. Hungry? Stop for lunch at New Inn’s picturesque courtyard – a magnificent, medieval galleried coaching inn.

    4. Enjoy afternoon tea in a thatched cottage

    The charming Secret Cottage is a thatched, 500-year-old building with open log fires and a traditional Aga, where you will enjoy a traditional English Cream Tea and learn all about the area from a friendly and hospitable guide.

    5. Get your vitamins at Hayles Fruit Farm

    Hayles Fruit Farm showcases orchards replete with apples, pears, plums, strawberries, raspberries and gooseberries. Come in season and pick your own fruit! Alternatively, enjoy a freshly sourced meal at their quaint cafe. And whatever you do, do not leave without first trying their delectable homemade apple juice and cider!

    FAQs: Holiday Homes & Rentals in The Cotswolds

    On average, how much do holiday rentals in The Cotswolds cost?

    The Cotswolds is one of the most expensive destinations in the United Kingdom. An overnight stay here costs on average €198.60 per night.

    When can you get the best deals on holiday rentals in The Cotswolds?

    If you want to make the most of your money, the cheapest months to visit The Cotswolds are January (€162.15 the average price per night for accommodation), February (€168.2), and April (€178.45).

    When does the price of holiday homes in The Cotswolds go up the most?

    When it comes to looking for a holiday rental in The Cotswolds, the most expensive months are, in descending order, December, November and October with average prices per night of €227.07, €221.3, and €218.99, respectively.

    Are there usually many holiday homes available in The Cotswolds?

    It's worthwhile to be proactive in The Cotswolds as only 24% of the accommodations remain free, according to our 2020 data.

    What time of the year can I find more available holiday rentals?

    The months when it's the easiest to find free accommodation in The Cotswolds are April (the average amount of properties that are free reached 38.75% of the total in 2020), May (37.8%), and January (36%).

    During which months are there fewer rentals available in The Cotswolds?

    According to data from 2020, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in The Cotswolds are, in order, September (with 8.25% of available rentals), August (9%), and October (14%).

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