9 olde worlde Cotswolds cottages you must try

Wondering where to stay in the Cotswolds? We don’t blame you! Holiday cottages in the Cotswolds have their own unique spin not found anywhere else in the UK; with their golden facades, beamed ceilings, cosy fireplaces and quaint features, cottages in the Cotswolds are something of a fairy-tale. We have picked nine of our favourites to help you with your search.


Thimble Mill

Thimble Mill is a beautiful period cottage set within one of England’s classic villages, Lower Slaughter. Complete with an inglenook fireplace, this recently refurbished cottage still retains all of its original character, making it the perfect location to enjoy a traditional Cotswolds experience. Its original stone, beamed roof and romantic atmosphere sets it apart from others in the area! Stay here to enjoy the quintessential features of Cotswolds cottages.


Woodsedge Barn

Woodsedge Barn is a splendid first floor conversion set in the town of Stroud. The barn maintains much of its traditional English appeal through its exposed beams and stonework. Close to the pretty towns and villages of Bourton-on-the-Water, Stow-on-the-Wold, and Bath, Woodsedge Barn is ideally located for having a cream tea in the Cotswolds, or taking a stroll in the countryside.


The Cosy Corner

Just as the name suggests, this cottage is one of the cosiest! The Cosy Corner is pleasantly situated in Salisbury, overlooking the village of Steeple Langford within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Handsomely furnished, the country cottage offers an inviting fireplace, well- equipped kitchen and a close proximity to the local pub. Outdoor enthusiasts will love the short walk to Langford Lakes; a family-run 40 acre farm close to a nature reserve.


Bakery Cottage

Another Wiltshire classic is this charming former bakery. Bakery Cottage is a truly luxurious yet quaint home, just moments from the popular town centre of Bradford-on-Avon. Its neutral palette and spacious layout make this a very comfortable home-from-home stay. Explore the surrounding area’s independent shops, tea rooms and pubs or travel 30 minutes out to reach the thriving city of Bristol.


Hathaway Cottage

Hathaway Cottage in the Cotswolds

On the northern fringes of the Cotswolds in the pretty village of Hook Norton, Hathaway Cottage is a beautiful thatched property perfectly suited to romantic escapes. A traditional home that oozes style with a blend of characterful charm, the cosy lounge, stunning kitchen and idyllic bedroom offer a selection of relaxing rooms for you to enjoy during your stay. Combining thatched rooves with honey-hued buildings, Hook Norton is a delightful base for your holiday.


Earl Barton Cottage

With panoramic views across the Cotswolds hills, Earl Barton Cottage is a must-stay! Furnished to a high standard, this open-plan barn conversion offers old-fashioned exposed beams and oak flooring, completing the cosy atmosphere. Snuggle in front of the glassed fireplace with a loved one, or take the footpath just metres from the cottage to explore the area.

The Goose Shed

The Goose Shed is a lovingly converted cottage surrounded by farmland. Finished with a well- equipped kitchen, lawn area and large windows, The Goose Shed has everything needed for a fantastic stay including its unrivalled views of the countryside. Situated in Gloucestershire’s black and white metropolis, Tewkesbury, this cottage gives you the best of both worlds. Visit Tewkesbury’s independent boutiques, eateries and activities for a fun-packed week or stay nearby to venture into the landscape.


Warders Farm

For bigger groups, Warders Farm sleeps nine in a delightful rural setting. Perfect for large family gatherings or group holidays, Warders Farm presents a sizeable dining room for meals together, an airy living room with woodburner and five beautifully furnished bedrooms. Let’s also not forget the hot tub with sound system! Surrounded by many famous Cotswolds attractions, this property will not disappoint!


The Little Red Cottage

Enjoy the welcoming character of The Little Red Cottage. Built from the local red clay brick, this home-from-home cottage sits within the chocolate-box village of Naunton Beauchamp, just moments away Pershore. This shabby chic haven greets you with a loveable ambiance. Beautiful décor, comfortable furnishings and an inviting bedroom makes this a fantastic cottage for two. Walk to the pub, shops and restaurants to enjoy the local comforts of the village or head just 20 minutes to visit the magnificent National Trust house, Croome.


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Posted by Ed on 24th May 2017