Holidays in Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton-on-the-Water in Gloucestershire is a charismatic town dissected by the tree lined River Windrush which flows through the town centre. A series of neat 18th century pedestrian bridges sit astride the river allowing you to stroll from side to side admiring the warm Cotswold stone buildings and giving Bourton-on-the-Water the nickname “The Venice of the Cotswolds”.

Bourton-on-the-Water has a selection of quaint holiday cottages and traditional tea rooms and cafés as well as some more surprising attractions such as Birdland Park and Gardens with its penguin habitation and Bourton Model Railway.

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Did you know

The residents of Bourton-on-the-Water like to make the most of Christmas and come together every year to erect a Christmas tree in the River Windrush. There is even a shop in the town called Christmas Corner that is open all year round!

Cottages in Bourton-on-the-Water (6)

Must see

Kingsbridge Inn Enjoy a drink at this beautifully positioned inn beside the tranquil River Windrush.

Cotswold Motoring Museum Discover motoring history from the 20th century with this interesting collection of vehicles.

Featured cottages in Bourton-on-the-Water

Upper Orchard
Upper Orchard
Burford (6mls NW), Gloucestershire
Sleeps: 5 | Bedrooms: 3
Pear Tree Cottage
Pear Tree Cottage
Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire
Sleeps: 5 | Bedrooms: 3
The Laurels
The Laurels
Bourton-on-the-Water (3mls N) , Gloucestershire
Sleeps: 6 | Bedrooms: 3
Crumble Cottage
Crumble Cottage
Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire
Sleeps: 3 | Bedrooms: 2
The Corner House
The Corner House
Kingham, Oxfordshire
Sleeps: 5 | Bedrooms: 3
Thimble Mill
Thimble Mill
Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire
Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1
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Places near Bourton-on-the-Water

  • Burford

    A quaint, pretty and historic countryside town in the Cotswolds.

  • Moreton-in-Marsh

    Boutiques and antiques shops make up this idyllic Cotswold town.

  • Chipping Campden

    Packed with ancient buildings and a striking high street of cafés.

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