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The county of Gloucestershire is located in South West England, near the Welsh border and is well-known for its areas of preserved natural beauty. Visitors to Gloucestershire can visit the expansive hills of the Cotswolds or travel to more densely populated areas, such as Gloucester and Cheltenham, to experience ancient architecture, notable museums and galleries, prominent historic sites and locations seen in some of the UK’s most famous works of film and television.
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51.751540, -2.539915
Forge Cottage

With direct access out into the Forest of Dean offering miles of wonderful walks and cycle trails, this comfortable self-catering cottage is one of thirteen in a courtyard setting ideal for families and friends. Just half a mile from the Gloucestershire village of Yorkley (with two pubs for meals out!), there are a host of outdoor activities as well as plenty of attractions for days out. 

From £280 to £523 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
51.751540, -2.539915
Tigs Cottage

A choice of thirteen comfy holiday cottages ideally placed on the edge of the Royal Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire with direct forest access providing miles of walks and waymarked cycle trails. Two pubs in the local village of Yorkley just half a mile walk away and plenty of great attractions for day trips out. An excellent choice for outdoor enthusiasts with an abundance of forest and water adventures to enjoy locally. 

From £306 to £554 per week
Sleeps 5
(2 bedrooms)
51.776025, -2.326617
The Stable

A 200 year-old detached holiday cottage providing a comfortable, cosy retreat on a quiet working farm in Gloucestershire near to the Cotswolds. Just half a mile from the village of Whitminster where you can enjoy a meal out and the many attractions of Central England within easy driving distance. 3 Star. 

From £275 to £581 per week
Sleeps 4+1
(2 bedrooms)
51.910221, -2.335323
Leadon View Barn

Just two hours from London and normally less than an hour from Birmingham and Cardiff, Leadon View Barn is conveniently positioned in a tranquil valley close to Tewkesbury and Ledbury. Guests can enjoy easy access for exploring the Malvern Hills, Wye Valley, Forest of Dean, Cheltenham Spa and the cathedral cities of Hereford, Gloucester and Worcester. 4 Star Gold. 

From £525 to £875 per week
Sleeps 6
(3 bedrooms)
51.751540, -2.539915
Magpie Cottage

Nicely tucked away in the courtyard setting, Magpie Cottage is a cosy retreat just for two (plus dogs) and is perfect for those who enjoy being outdoors with wonderful walks and cycle rides straight from the front door through the beautiful Forest of Dean. Spend your days in the forest with the wildlife, exploring the Wye Valley and its many attractions or simply relaxing with tranquil surrounds and two pubs within half a mile walk. 

From £227 to £370 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
51.751540, -2.539915
Squirrel Cottage

Easily accessible, this dog-friendly ground floor cottage is located just a few metres from the car park and affords lovely views over the Forest of Dean. Explore miles of forest tracks and trails from the front door by bike or foot or spend your days relaxing in the tranquility of this beautiful setting. Two pubs are within walking distance in the village of Yorkley (half a mile away) and there are an abundance of attractions for days out and outdoor adventures locally including water based activities. 

From £227 to £370 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
51.751540, -2.539915
Foxes Cottage

With views over the Forest of Dean, guests staying at Foxes Cottage can enjoy miles of tracks and trails for walking and cycling from the front door. Sitting just half a mile from the village of Yorkley in Gloucestershire, this is an ideal base for exploring the many attractions of the Wye Valley. An abundance of wildlife and outdoor adventures to enjoy locally, two pubs within walking distance and peace and tranquility for relaxing. 

From £280 to £523 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
51.908025, -2.301515
Beehive Cottage

A detached dog friendly cottage providing a comfortable retreat for two in an idyllic rural location in Gloucestershire. A great base for exploring the Cotswolds, Forest of Dean, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and the Severn and Wye Valleys. 

From £240 to £300 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
51.949865, -2.193976
Rofield Barn

A spacious holiday barn located in Gloucestershire’s Severn Vale with lovely views providing an ideal base for exploring Cheltenham, the Malvern Hills, the pretty villages and historic towns of the Cotswolds and the beautiful Wye Valley. Sleeping up to eight guests this is ideal for families or friends who want to holiday together. 

From £845 to £1795 per week
Sleeps 8
(4 bedrooms)
51.929266, -1.721895
St Antony’s Cottage

A delightful period holiday cottage in Stow-on-the-Wold refurbished with a contemporary flavour, just a two minute stroll from the market square with shops, restaurants and pubs. A good base for exploring the Cotswolds and its many attractions. 

From £350 to £695 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
51.929218, -1.723118
Honey Cottage

A lovely Cotswolds stone cottage in the historic market town of Stow-on-the-Wold. Beautifully furnished, lots of character and ideal for exploring the Cotswolds, eating out, walking or simply relaxing. Perfect for couples or families. 

From £375 to £595 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
51.930401, -1.719210
Farthing Cottage

Pretty stone Cotswold's cottage in an enviable quiet backwater with off-road parking and garden, just two minutes stroll from the centre of the historic market town of Stow-on-the-Wold. Beautiful countryside, great restaurants and pubs on the doorstep and a romantic retreat with log burner and four poster bed. 

From £365 to £595 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
51.758836, -1.856396
The Coach House at Greenacres

A spacious self catering holiday home for two in an enviable position within half a mile's walking distance of the picturesque Cotswolds village of Bibury - ideal for couples seeking a peaceful country retreat. 

From £400 to £500 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
51.917432, -1.736183
Hyde Mill Cottage

A charming detached holiday cottage in an idylic tranquil riverside location close to Stow-on-the-Wold and The Slaughters in the heart of the Cotswolds, and within easy reach of the many attractions and pretty Cotswolds villages. A tennis court, outdoor swimming pool and fishing (when in season) are available onsite. 

From £520 to £800 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
52.050428, -1.786314
Little Orchard

An opportunity to stay in a pretty thatched cottage in one of the Cotswold's prettiest ancient towns. Ideally placed in a quiet position almost on the Cotswolds Way with fantastic walks from the front door and Chipping Campden's popular high street lined with shops and eating establishments just a short stroll away. 

From £665 to £995 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
52.039531, -1.732450
2 Manor Lodge Cottages

Perfectly placed in the pretty village of Paxton close to Chipping Campden in the Cotswolds, this delightful cottage has fantastic country walks on the doorstep, and an excellent award winning pub for meals out. A great base for exploring Central England and relaxing. 

From £495 to £695 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
52.089637, -1.768695
Ostlers Cottage

Ostler's Cottage has been skilfully converted from a stone farm building into a well presented modern holiday home that sleeps four guests. Two double rooms, one with a king-size bed and both with ensuite shower rooms, make it perfect for couples, friends or families who want to stay in a friendly village within walking distance of great pubs (The Butchers Arms and the Kings Arms), lovely Cotswold walks and bridleways, and within easy reach of Cotswold places like Chipping Campden and Bourton on the Water. Popular attractions like Hidcote Manor Garden, Berkley Castle, Batsford Arboretum and Slimbridge Wetland Centre are easily accessible by care, while Stratford-upon-Avon is a short drive through some very pretty scenery. 

From £440 to £695 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
51.720382, -2.191278
Penrith Lodge

Nestling in the little hamlet of Brimscombe, this welcoming holiday home is just two miles from the market town of Stroud in Gloucestershire and an ideal base for exploring the many attractions of the Cotswolds, walking and cycling. 

From £630 to £840 per week
Sleeps 5
(3 bedrooms)
51.711452, -2.234950
The Retreat

Just a mile and a half from the Cotswolds market town of Nailsworth and under four miles from the Gloucestershire market town of Stroud, this spacious dog-friendly retreat is an excellent choice for walkers, cyclists and those looking to explore the Cotswolds and Central England. A peaceful rural setting opposite a farm with an abundance of attractions and amenities close by. 

From £560 to £1260 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
51.740400, -2.256350
Sawmills Cottage

Sawmills Cottage is an excellent base for exploring the Cotswolds and the many attractions of Central England. With a pub a short walk away and good access to the M4/M5, Sawmills is just two miles from Stroud and has easy access by train from London. 

From £385 to £700 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
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Discover Gloucestershire

The Cotswolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, are located mostly within Gloucestershire, although the entire area of the Cotswold Hills spans over six different counties and offers miles of almost untouched countryside. The area is also home to numerous small towns and villages, including Bourton-on-the-Water, a village which regularly hosts more tourists than locals due to its popular scenery and boutique shopping. 

Aside from the Cotswolds, the Forest of Dean is perhaps Gloucestershire’s best-known scenic attraction. The peaceful forest is said to have inspired many great artistic and literary works, including Harry Potter’s Forbidden Forest. The Forest of Dean covers over 40 square miles and is a popular spot for hiking, cycling and other outdoor activities. 

Gloucester, the county’s only city, offers numerous historic attractions, situated alongside all the convenient amenities one would expect from a city. Gloucester Cathedral, located near the River Severn, is an ancient example of Gothic architecture that has also been used as a filming location for modern British classics such as Harry Potter and Doctor Who. Gloucester’s faithfully restored 18th century docks also offer an interesting insight into the city’s history; here visitors can find the National Waterways Museum, as well as various shops and cafes. Travellers who visit Gloucester on a Friday can also visit the local farmers’ market and taste a wide range of local specialities and produce. 

Historic sights outside of the city include Berkeley Castle, located in the small town of Berkeley, which was first built in the 11th century and is widely believed to be the location of the murder of King Edward II. 

The town of Cheltenham also has plenty to offer travellers, including notable Regency architecture and several seasonal festivals. The town contains four theatres, as well as the Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, which displays numerous antique works of art. 

The attractions listed here are only a small selection of what Gloucestershire has to offer. Those visiting the county will also have the opportunity to visit many historic churches and royal manors, as well as examples of modern architecture, lakes and rivers where visitors can rent canoes and a diverse range of shops and restaurants.

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