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7 Nights See prices

  • £450  to  £775

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Short Breaks

  • The property is only available for a minimum of 7 nights

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Off-Road Parking

About Blue Row Cottage

Blue Row Cottage is a dream English cottage close to the Cotswolds AONB with plenty of period features like thick elm beams and a stone inglenook fireplace. There is space for up to five people to sleep in three bedrooms with a layout that makes it as comfortable for couples as it is for families and friends. The location in the village of Swerford is within walking distance of the welcoming Boxing Hare pub and perfect for walking, cycling, shopping and enjoying popular attractions in the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Oxfordshire countryside.

The Cotswolds is a favourite year-round holiday destination for people around the world who have seen images of honey-coloured stone buildings and flower-filled cottage gardens in films or on TV. Visitors want to see for themselves whether the landscape is as pretty in reality as it is in films like Bridget Jones's Diary and the Harry Potter movies, and TV shows like Downton Abbey and Poldark. The good news is that the Cotswolds and the area around Swerford are even more picturesque, showing off in every season with gorgeous scenery.

Swerford is a friendly village above the River Swere that is small on size but big on character. It is only a 10-minute drive from the famous Cotswold town of Chipping Norton but is away from touristy areas to offer guests a quiet, peaceful stay within easy reach of places to eat, drink and shop.

There is plenty to do within a small radius of the cottage. In addition to walking and cycling around the countryside, guests can visit places like Great Tew, Broughton Castle, Banbury and Charleston House. Cool off in the lido at Chipping Norton in the summer and warm up in front of a country pub fire with a pint from the local Hook Norton brewery in winter. Slightly further afield but still only 20-40 minutes drive from the cottage are favourite places such as Woodstock, the much-photographed Slaughters and Bourton-on-the-Water, Stow-on-the-Wold, Chipping Campden, and historic Oxford and Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Attractions to visit during a stay in Blue Row Cottage include Blenheim Palace, Cotswold Farm Park, Warwick Castle, Sudeley Castle and Chedworth Roman Villa.

With excellent access from both London and the south-east as well as the Midlands, it is easy to see why the Cotswolds and this part of Oxfordshire are such a popular place for a relaxing holiday.

Please email the owner your enquiry by using the ‘enquire/book’ button, as it will sometimes give the quickest response.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Sheila & Colin Robson joined Independent Cottages in November 2019

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (The Cotswolds)

Accommodation Comprises:

Blue Row Cottage (formerly two cottages) is a Grade II listed, 200-year old property with accommodation over two levels. Although it has been modernised with additions like efficient heating and WiFi, it retains lots of original features and character. Being a successful holiday let for over 10 years, the owners have lots of guestbook comments you can read if you click through to the owners website.


  • Entrance hall providing a handy place to leave walking boots and coats.
  • The stone inglenook fireplace and exposed beams are focal points of the sitting room - a nice place to put your feet up and relax either with a book or by watching the TV which has a DVD player and Freesat channels.
  • Separate dining room with a high chair available if needed (please request when booking). The owners have provided a selection of information about the local area and other books for guests to enjoy during their stay.
  • Fitted kitchen with hand-crafted elm units and all of the equipment and utensils necessary for self-catering.
  • Additional utility room housing a washer/dryer and a freezer.
  • Shower room with a walk-in shower, WC and a handbasin.


  • Master bedroom with a double bed. Like all of the bedrooms, this room has a wardrobe, chest of drawers and window overlooking the cottage garden.
  • Second bedroom which interconnects with the master room. It has a single bed and space for a smaller pull-out trundle bed that is suitable for a child.
  • Third bedroom with a small double bed, freestanding wardrobe and a chest of drawers.
  • Family bathroom with a shower over the bath, WC and a handbasin.

Outside: The cottage has a quiet garden with mature plants and furniture where guests can sit and enjoy the view. There is off-road parking for a regular size car (not a large van or caravan).

Additional Information: All utilities, bed linen and bath towels are provided. A high chair and a travel cot (please bring your own cot bedding) are available on request. Smoking and pets are not permitted. Please note this is an historic cottage with some low beams, and two staircases, one of which is open tread. Please enquire with owners for more information, or information about longer stays (or off-peak short breaks).

Blue Row Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Sat, 25th Jun 2022 - Fri, 26th Aug 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 27th Aug 2022 - Fri, 30th Sep 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 7
Additional Notes: Arrival on Saturday preferred. For longer stays please enquire for rates.

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 1st Oct 2022 - Fri, 4th Nov 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 7
Additional Notes: Saturday arrival preferred. Please enquire for longer stays.

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 5th Nov 2022 - Wed, 21st Dec 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 7
Additional Notes: Saturday arrival preferred. For longer stays please enquire for prices.

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Thu, 22nd Dec 2022 - Wed, 4th Jan 2023
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 10
Additional Notes: If as part of a longer stay, discounts may apply.

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms (2 Doubles, 1 Single)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Sheila & Colin Robson
Member Since November 2019

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