Cotswolds Cottage Holidays
Cosy cottages and country walks
Known for its iconic stone cottages and gorgeous countryside, the Cotswolds is full of quaint charm. It is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and we can certainly see why. Enjoy the rolling hills and fresh air.
From gentle strolls to long hikes, anyone who likes walking will find something to love here. The Cotswolds Way is a popular choice, whether you want to tackle a section of it or the whole thing. The Cotswolds also offers a delightful array of tearooms, cafes and restaurants to indulge in when you need refreshment. Foodies will be delighted with the local markets and fresh produce on offer. Food and walking aside, the Cotswolds also has a selection of magnificent stately homes and castles worth visiting.
The Cotswolds covers five counties and nearly 800 square miles. It is home to picturesque countryside which keeps visitors coming back again and again.
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This gorgeous village is full of Cotswolds charm. The National Trust property Arlington Row can be found here. It’s a stunning place and one of the most photographed spots of England; it even appears on UK passports!
Quintessentially English, this village has been used several times as a film location so you might recognise it from family favourites such as Dr Doolittle. It’s also a welcoming place to stay and enjoy a stroll.
This small market town is the highest town in all of the Cotswolds. Once famous for its fairs when the wool industry was thriving, now you’ll find antiques, art galleries and many other shops.
Types of Holiday in the Cotswolds
The Cotswolds is a picturesque place to enjoy a break with your dog. With beautiful villages and plenty of countryside, there is also a selection of pet-friendly cottages to choose from.
On those cooler evenings or during a spontaneous winter getaway, a roaring fire is a welcome addition to a cosy evening in. The Cotswolds has dozens of gorgeous cottages with log fires to choose from.
Although some of the Cotswolds already falls within Oxfordshire, there is so much more to see in this county. From punting in Oxford to walking in the Chiltern Hills, there’s lots to love here.