Enjoy a holiday in the countryside at some of the top luxury self catering Cotswolds cottages. The Cotswolds sits in the heart of Oxfordshire just between Chipping Norton, Stow-on-the-Wold and Burford. Take a step back into time and visit the historical, stone-built villages, elegant gardens, and rolling hillsides of the stunning Cotswolds.
Staying in one of the Cotswolds’ many cottages offers a home away from home with a touch of luxury. You can enjoy amenities like a stocked kitchen, spa, swimming pool, and gardens at your cottage while enjoying local activities like boating, hiking, shopping, biking, and nature walks.
Bridge House, Lower Mill Estate
This gated holiday village sits in a 450-acre nature reserve about six miles south of Cirencester. The property has four bedrooms, and its unfussy decor makes it a great holiday house for families with children. Guests can sit together outside on the wrap-around deck or gather in front of the woodburner in the large sitting area on the ground floor. The estate also has activities like nature watching, watersports, a heated swimming pool, and tennis courts.
Cerney House, Rendcomb
Enjoy far reaching views of the rolling, green hillside as you relax by the pool at the Cerney House. This stands out as one of the top luxury self catering Cotswolds vacation homes. Guests enjoy a swimming pool, tennis court, and acres of gardens as well as a grand piano, stocked kitchen, and spacious sitting area. The large stone property makes the perfect holiday home for extended family or two families looking to spend quality time together escaping from life’s hustle and bustle.
The Bruern Cottages, Cotswolds
Among the best places to visit, The Bruern Cottages make the perfect choice for families looking for a quiet vacation out in the countryside. These quaint cottages combine the quiet of a private home with the comfort and opulence of first class accommodations. Guests arrive to a kitchen full of essentials along with treats like baked goods, artisan cheeses, and a bottle of champagne. Children can frolic on one of three playgrounds or go on a bike ride. These charming English cottages (which are also luxury self catering Cotswolds-famous) also have gardens, a pool, and spa tranquility and relaxation.
Set in a rustic area surrounded by acres of farmland, the Cleevely Cottages offer a peaceful place to enjoy the countryside. The old stone property sits in a row of charming homes making up the hamlet of Holwell. The 16th century cottage sleeps four between two bedrooms plus a possible sofa bed. Guests enjoy amenities like an equipped kitchen and sitting room with a wood-burner. Nearby these luxury self catering in Cotswolds, you can visit the historic inns and cafes of Burford just three miles north.
The Beehive, Poulton
Go on long walks through the countryside, bring the kids to play at the Cotswold Water Park, or peruse the shops and galleries of Cirencester while staying at the Beehive in the heart of honeystone Poulton. Owned by an artist, the interior features charming decor and murals, wooden tables, and stylish sofas and chairs. The three-bedroom cottage sleeps six with option of sleeping another in the extra pull-out bed.