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Number Five is on Sheep Street, one of the oldest streets in Chipping Campden. Built in 1901, the self-catering Cotswolds holiday cottage has been sympathetically updated to provide lovely accommodation in one well-appointed bedroom for one or two people. In fitting with the style of the property and the Arts and Crafts movement, which flourished here in the early 20th Century, you can expect beautifully made furniture, lots of natural materials, and features that are functional and attractive. Cafes, bars, delicatessens, independent shops, and friendly pubs like the Red Lion are all within a short walk.
Chipping Campden is arguably one of the prettiest places in the Cotswolds. Many buildings date from the 1400s to the 1700s, reflecting its peak as a Wool Town, where highly sought after fleeces from Cotswold Lion sheep were sold to traders around Europe. These sheep, brought here by the Romans, have helped shape the landscape that makes the Cotswolds one of the most popular places in England to enjoy a walking or cycling holiday. Favourite local walks include the path to Dover's Hill and Broadway Tower. However, if that sounds too energetic, then you may be happier wandering around the beautiful gardens at Hidcote Manor and Kiftsgate Court.
You're spoiled for choice when it comes to day trips. Got a shopping itch to scratch? The boutiques of Cheltenham, designer outlets at Bicester, or Oxford's winding lanes will satisfy any shopaholic. If you love a stately home, then add Blenheim Palace and Sudeley Castle to your itinerary. History lovers can tour Stratford-Upon-Avon or Gloucester Cathedral on a day trip or wander down to Court Barn Museum and the Silk Mill in Chipping Campden. Photographers will find a wealth of subjects from photogenic villages, like Upper and Lower Slaughter, to panoramic countryside views. At the same time, the number of excellent pubs, restaurants, cafes and farm shops and markets will satisfy even the most discerning gourmand. Other Cotswold attractions include Batsford Arboretum, Snowshill Manor and Lavender Farm, and the Cotswold Wildlife Park.
Number 5 Sheep Street is perfect for couples and solo visitors, with one well-behaved dog welcome by arrangement.
Number Five is a mid-terraced stone cottage with accommodation over two levels.
Outside: The cottage has a courtyard garden at the rear with a table and chairs for two. Parking is available on the street outside with more a two-minute walk away. Most parking in the village is free, apart from on Market Square.
Additional Information: Bed linen, bath towels, utilities and WiFi are included. One well-behaved dog is welcome by arrangement. Welcome hampers can be arranged with local businesses and the owners can arrange flowers or balloons for special occasions. Smoking is not permitted inside the cottage.
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