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7 Nights See prices

  • £450  to  £650

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Short Breaks From

  • £ Enquire
    (3 night min all year)

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    2 + 2

  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Log Burner

About Bread Cottage

Bread Cottage, located on the edge of Minchinhampton Common, is the perfect rural retreat for a couple looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Originally housing the bread ovens, this quirky stone holiday cottage has been tastefully renovated to provide characterful self-catering holiday accommodation with a contemporary twist. The large windows, fantastic views, modern kitchen and wood burning stove all make Bread Cottage a cosy and comfortable place to stay, but the open plan spiral glass staircase is what will truly take your breath away. The downstairs double bedroom with underfloor heating makes it a perfect bolthole for two, but two extra adults, or children over fourteen, can also sleep in the mezzanine area upstairs.

Step outside the front door and enjoy an evening Pimms on the suntrap patio or explore the acres of meadows and wild flowers on your doorstep on the Common. Whilst the land is owned by the National Trust, local farmers graze their cows and horses here between May and November. Keen golfers can enjoy a round of golf at Minchinhampton Golf Club or you can simply enjoy the beautiful wide open spaces followed by an ice cream from the infamous Winstone’s Cotswold Ice Cream. Those looking for something more savoury can enjoy a leisurely lunch or dinner at either The Black Horse or the Amberley Inn, both walking distance from Bread Cottage. We are proud of our new community shop and café situated in the local church.

If you are looking to stretch your legs further afield there are numerous footpaths and bridleways to explore. Enjoy a walk along Stroudwater Canal, tackle part of the Cotswold Way footpath, or simply enjoy meandering through the beautiful countryside and picturesque Cotswold villages. Just a couple of miles away, the small town of Nailsworth is perfect for browsing shops or sampling more cafes and restaurants. Williams, the award-winning seafood restaurant, delicatessen and fishmonger is a must for any seafood lovers. Alternatively, head three miles north to Stroud where you will find a fantastic farmers’ market as well as an array of shops and eateries.

If you are looking for a day out, the National Trust’s Woodchester Mansion and Park is only five miles away, or head slightly further afield to Westonbirt Arboretum, Slimbridge Wetlands Centre, Cotswold Water Park, Berkeley Castle or the Cotswold Farm Park. Oxford, Bath, Bristol, Cheltenham and Cirencester are also all less than an hour away so you can enjoy the bright lights of these vibrant towns and cities before returning to the tranquillity of your Cotswold holiday cottage.

If you are looking to holiday with family or friends, you can also rent Bakehouse Cottage next door which sleeps four, plus one dog. Both properties have been renovated to a high standard and enjoy far reaching Gloucestershire countryside views.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Helen Demuth joined Independent Cottages in October 2018

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (The Cotswolds)

Accommodation Comprises:

Bread Cottage, which formerly housed the bread ovens, has been lovingly converted into a beautiful stone holiday cottage.


  • Entrance hall has plenty of space to store coats, shoes and wellies.
  • Main bedroom, with double bed, has gorgeous views out of the large sash windows.
  • Modern bathroom with bath with shower over, hand basin, toilet and towel rail.
  • Useful utility room with a washer/drier.

First floor:

  • State of the art contemporary spiral staircase leads you to the double height open plan living area. There is a well equipped kitchen overlooking the common, a dining table for four as well as a TV, wood burner and comfortable sofa.

Second floor:

  • Continue up the stunning staircase to a mezzanine bedroom upstairs where you will find two mattresses on the floor and lovely views across the common. Please note that whilst the mattresses are perfectly comfortable, they might not be suitable for adults for a week.

Outside: Bread Cottage backs directly onto Minchinhampton Common. There is also an enclosed patio with garden furniture which is the perfect spot for an al fresco lunch or evening glass of wine. There is off road parking for one car and secure storage for bikes and golf clubs.

Additional Information: Bread Cottage adjoins the owner's house. The cottage is not suitable for children under the age of 14. The glass staircase means Bread Cottage is also unlikely to be suitable for people with certain physical disabilities, vertigo or visual impairment. WiFi, utilities, towels, bed linen and a basket of logs are included in the price. There is underfloor heating on the ground floor. Sorry, no pets and no smoking.

Bread Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Sat, 30th Mar 2024 - Fri, 28th Jun 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3

7 Nights

Min. 3 nights:
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Sat, 29th Jun 2024 - Fri, 30th Aug 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3

7 Nights

Min. 3 nights:
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Sat, 31st Aug 2024 - Fri, 1st Nov 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3

7 Nights

Min. 3 nights:
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Sat, 2nd Nov 2024 - Fri, 20th Dec 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3

7 Nights

Min. 3 nights:
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Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 2 + 2 in 2 bedrooms (1 Double & 1 Mezzanine)
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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
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Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Helen Demuth
Member Since October 2018

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Bread Cottage 18 Month Availability Calendar

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