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Local Cotswolds and Gloucestershire Tourism and Accommodation Guide

Please browse our Gloucestershire and Cotswolds local tourism and accommodation links, as well as other holiday cottage websites throughout the UK and abroad. We hope you find these useful.

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  • Country cottages in the UK
    A selection of country cottages.
  • Country cottages in the UK
    A selection of excellent holiday rental cottages. Including us!
  • Batsford Arboretum
    Batsford is one of the country’s most famous arboreta and it also has a splendid Birds of Prey Centre.
  • Benson of Broadway
    James Benson, a former Claridge’s sous-chef, now has his own catering company based in Broadway, Worcestershire. He uses locally produced ingredients and will deliver chilled ready-to-cook restaurant style meals as well as a more informal menu of family favourites. He also offers a fully catered private dining service.
  • Chez Langley
    This charming self-catering holiday cottage is beautifully located in Sancerre in the famous Loire wine-growing region of France.
  • Cirencester
    This useful website includes local information concerning Cirencester.
  • Cotswold Country Liqueurs
    Truly stunning country liqueurs made from the hedgerows. Try the damson gin, or the wild blackberry. It’s wonderful with Prosecco. A lovely way to start your weekend. You can order it to be delivered to Swan House for your stay.
  • Cotswold Farm Shop
    A local farm shop where you can buy fresh meat and vegetables, and lovely freshly cooked food. Excellent home made soups too.
  • Cotswolds Info
    An excellent site giving inforamtion about local attractions.
  • Cotswolds Way
    Information site for the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Diane Breen Gallery
    This charming gallery has a selection of Diane’s own work as well as prints and paintings by other Cotswold artists
  • Independent cottages
    A website of delightful self catering holiday country cottages in the UK
  • Jenny Edwards-Moss
    Jenny brings her own unique style and fashion sense to individually tailored designer clothes, specialising in outfits for the mother of the bride and groom and offering a full range of accessories. Well worth a trip to Stow-on-the-Wold.
  • Lake District Accommodation
    Dedicated Accommodation, Eating Out and Tourist Guide for the Lake District National Park and Cumbria
  • Leatham’s Foods of Cirencester
    Leatham’s foods supplies an imaginative range of gourmet starters, main courses and puddings to customers all over the country. All their food is prepared from fresh ingredients and then blast frozen and vacuum packed to preserve the flavour. Enquiries : 0845 602 6890 or [email protected].
  • My Personal Sanctuary
    My Personal Sanctuary offers a wide range of organic treatments, including deep tissue massages, cleansing and detoxifying body wraps, nourishing and conditioning facials, hands and feet treats and full body treatments. For more information, please go to or call 01625 540557.
  • Painswick Rococo Garden
    Fabulous restored Rococo garden in the heart of the Cotswolds.
  • Premier Cottages
    We are pleased to be a member of Premier Cottages.

The Holiday Cottages Collection

We are pleased to be a member of The Holiday Cottages Collection, a selection of luxury self catering holiday cottages located throughout England, Scotland and abroad. Here are links to some other members.

  • Cumbria
    • Hazelwood Court, Cumbria
      Close to Grange-over-Sands in Cumbria, with stunning views over Morcambe Bay, yet only minutes by car from Lake Windermere, Hazelwood Court offers five self catering holiday apartments in an imposing country house bordering the Lake District National Park.
  • Derbyshire
    • Hope Farm House, Derbyshire
      Hope Farm House is located in the heart of the Peak District National Park. Its central position on the border of Derbyshire and Staffordshire makes it an ideal choice for a self catering holiday. The Farm House sleeps eight and the Barn two, or they can be let together to sleep ten.
  • Devon
    • Canterbury Cottage, Devon
      This 5 Star luxury self catering holiday cottage is near Chardstock in East Devon, close to the Devon / Dorset border, and just a short drive from the south coast at Lyme Regis.
    • Higher Watchcombe Farm, Devon
      Higher Watchcombe Farm is the perfect choice for a self catering holiday in glorious East Devon. Our six holiday cottages are in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, close to Lyme Regis, Sidmouth and Exeter.
    • Old Manor Cottages, Devon
      Enjoy a luxury self-catering cottage holiday at The Old Rectory, Devon, a luxury holiday cottage set in an acre of grounds in the beautiful East Devon village of Colyford. The Old Rectory sleeps up to twelve guests in six bedrooms, making it suitable for an extended family or group, and is perfect located midway between Sidmouth and Lyme Regis in Devon in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
  • Fife
    • Bag End Cottage Holidays, Fife
      Nestled in the heart of the Kingdom of Fife, Bag End Cottage offers luxury self catering holiday cottage accommodation in the main part of a stylish contemporary timber-clad residence one mile from the historic village of Ceres and within easy reach of Cupar, St Andrews and the beautiful medieval fishing villages of the East Neuk of Fife.
    • Crail Holiday Cottages, Fife
      Located in the East Neuk of Fife and close to St Andrews, MayView is a 17th century fisherman’s cottage that has been carefully restored to create a luxury self catering holiday home for a couple or a couple and one small child.
    • Kinloss Estate, Fife
      Kinloss Estate is a traditional Scottish Country Estate on the outskirts of Cupar, near St Andrews, in Fife.
  • France
    • Ski Bonjour, France
      Ski Bonjour offer a choice of five luxury ski cahlets in the Frnech Alps. Located in Tignes les Brévières, Val d’Isère and Montchavin, la Plagne, they provide excellent chalet accommodation for skiing holidays in France.
  • Herefordshire
    • Trevase Leisure, Herefordshire
      Trevase Granary offers luxury self catering holiday cottage accommodation for sixteen in a restored barn near Ross-on-Wye in Herefordshire. It is especially suitable for group holidays, family renunions and corporate use.
  • Lincolnshire
    • Athina & Atlanta Holiday Cottages, Lincolnshire
      Athina and Atlanta are large self-catering holiday cottages in Lincolnshire. Each has a heated indoor swimming pool and a jacuzzi, and can sleep up to 20. They both offer ideal self-catering holiday cottage accommodation for group holidays, family parties, Christmas and New Year breaks. Athina is located in the village of Welton on the edge of the Wolds, near the historic cathedral city of Lincoln. Atlanta is located in the historic village of Theddlethorpe All Saints in East Lincolnshire, close to the Wolds, and centrally positioned between Cleethorpes, Mablethorpe, Skegness and Louth.
  • Lothian
    • Pillow Stops, Lothian
      Stay in a choice or two self catering holiday apartments in the heart of Edinburgh’s historic Royal Mile, just moments from Edinburgh Castle.
  • Northumberland
    • Akeld Manor, Northumberland
      This award winning holiday cottage complex near Wooler in Northumberland offers excellent leisure facilities including a swimming pool and gymnasium. Please note that some images may depict the leisure facilities instead of the named property.
    • Bamburgh Cottage Holidays, Northumberland
      Pepperclose Cottage is a fully restored 18th century luxury self-catering holiday cottage in Bamburgh on the Northumberland coast. It sits across the cricket field below Bamburgh Castle, which can be seen through the windows to the east and south.
    • Beacon Hill Farm, Northumberland
      Beacon Hill is a multi award-winning self catering holiday cottage complex near Morpeth in Northumberland with extensive leisure activities, including a health and beauty spa with swimming pool.
    • Bee Hill Properties, Northumberland
      Bee Hill Properties offer a choice of five luxury self catering holiday cottages sleeping four to ten guests. They are ideally located close to Holy Island, between Berwick-upon-Tweed and Bamburgh in Northumberland, with Alnmouth, Alnwick, Beadnell, Coldstream, Craster, Kelso, Seahouses and Wooler all within easy reach.
    • Berwick Holiday Cottages, Northumberland
      Situated on Berwick’s harbour side, this fantastic, 5-Star holiday cottage has it all – sea views from every window, luxury furnishings, character period features, Wi-Fi, and a huge living space with a home cinema and 40 inch TV. The pier and a sandy beach are just a few minutes’ walk away, yet the town centre is nearby.
    • Best Choice Holiday Cottages, Northumberland
      Based in Rothbury, in the heart of Coquetdale, Best Choice Holiday Cottages are pleased to offer a selection of charming self-catering holiday cottages and apartments with character in stunning locations throughout Northumberland.
    • Breamish Valley Cottages, Northumberland
      These luxury self catering holiday cottages were created from a range of stone farm buildings surrounding a sheltered and attractive courtyard. The extensive leisure facilities include a swimming pool, fitness gym and beauty salon. Please note that some images may depict the leisure facilities instead of the named property.
    • Brunton House and Holiday Cottages, Northumberland
      Enjoy a self-catering cottage holiday at Brunton House and Holiday Cottages on a famous Northumberland country estate. Brunton House and Holiday Cottages are beautifully positioned midway between Alnwick and Bamburgh in Northumberland, close to the Heritage Coast. They are set on an organic farm in the middle of the 2,500 acre Fallodon Estate, next to an old water mill and overlooking a burn and lake, with views towards the sea and Beadnell Bay.
    • Burnfoot Holiday Cottages, Northumberland
      Experience a luxury self-catering cottage holiday at Burnfoot Holiday Cottages in Northumberland. Located near Cragside and Rothbury on the edge of Northumberland National Park, our luxury self-catering holiday cottages make an ideal base for exploring the Kingdom of Northumbria.
    • Cheviot Holiday Cottages, Northumberland
      These double award-winning luxury 5 Star holiday cottages near Alnwick in Northumberland offer self-catering accommodation of the highest quality for two to eight guests. They occupy a quiet idyllic setting in Northumberland National Park, ideally located for walking and touring holidays.
    • Farne House, Northumberland
      This complex of self catering holiday apartments is located on the headland overlooking the harbour at Seahouses on the magnificent Northumberland Heritage Coast. Please note that some images may depict the leisure facilities instead of named apartments.
    • Lindisfarne Bay Cottages, Northumberland
      Enjoy a choice of luxury self-catering holiday cottages with stunning views of Holy Island and Lindisfarne Castle in Northumberland. Lindisfarne Bay Cottages offers three beautifully appointed self-catering holiday cottages situated in an idyllic spot on the water’s edge opposite Holy Island, between Berwick-upon-Tweed and Bamburgh in Northumberland.
    • Newton Holiday Cottages, Northumberland
      Newton Holiday Cottages in Low Newton by the Sea are ideally located for self catering holidays on Northumberland’s Heritage Coast. Our two self catering holiday cottages, each sleeping up to six guests, are just 100 metres from the beach at Low Newton by the Sea, considered one of the most picturesque villages in Northumberland.
    • Outchester & Ross Farm Cottages, Northumberland
      Enjoy a luxury self-catering cottage holiday on a choice of two outstanding sites between the historic Holy Island of Lindisfarne and Bamburgh Castle in Northumberland. Experience all that Northumberland’s stunning Heritage Coast can offer, including Alnwick Castle, Alnwick Garden, Bamburgh, Seahouses and the Farne Islands. We offer a choice of sixteen spacious, comfortable and well-equipped self catering holiday cottages, and one restored 18th century tower.
  • Portugal
    • Casa Alegre, Portugal, Portugal
      Casa Alegre is a luxury three-bedroom self catering holiday villa near Silves and Faro in the Algarve region of Portugal.
  • Tayside
    • Drumkilbo, Tayside
      Just an hour’s drive from Edinburgh Airport, Drumkilbo is an historic manor house available only on an exclusive basis for your private or corporate house party in Scotland. Drumkilbo is also available for weddings and has a civil wedding licence.
    • Loch Monzievaird, Tayside
      Loch Monzievaird at Crieff offers one self catering holiday cottage and 23 self catering Norwegian holiday lodges with a choice of five different types, sleeping between four and eight guests. They offer wonderful holiday homes in a beautiful region of Perthshire, where the Highlands meet the Lowlands at the very heart of Scotland.
    • The Firs, Tayside
      Enjoy a relaxing holiday in the quiet Perthshire village of Blair Atholl, a short drive north of Pitlochry on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park. The Firs is a family-run guesthouse, offering quality bed and breakfast accommodation in the centre of Blair Atholl village, just one mile from Blair Castle. We also offer a choice of comfortable self-catering holiday cottages and mountain bike hire.
  • Thailand
    • Compass at The Aspasia, Thailand
      Compass offer two ultra luxurious penthouse holiday apartments at The Aspasia resort, Phuket, Thailand with stunning bay views.
  • Yorkshire
    • Field House Farm Holiday Cottages, Yorkshire
      Field House Farm offers luxury self-catering holiday cottages located on the northern edge of Bridlington on the East Yorkshire coast, within easy reach of Scarborough and York. No matter which of our award-winning holiday cottages you choose, Field House Farm makes an ideal choice for a perfect self-catering cottage holiday in Yorkshire.